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PREPPING

  KENTUCKY DERBY/OAKS ACTION HEATING UP Kentuckyderby.com has a one hour show on Facebook and its website with news and footage of morning action from Derby and Oaks horses. BY MY STANDARDS was all the rage on Monday when he…

MONDAY

WOODBINE WEEKEND WRAP Sister Peacock and Shakopee Town win opening weekend stakes For just $9,000 Russell McLellan of Alberta bought SISTER PEACOCK as a yearling at the 2017 Keeneland September Yearling Sale. The Kentucky bred by Real Solution was hip…

RACES

RIGHT WHERE THEY LEFT OFF                         Owners Al and Bill Ulwelling of Minnesota and trainer Kevin Attard didn’t take long to follow up on their stakes win at the…

WOODBINE SELECTIONS: SUNDAY APRIL 21 2019

    RACE 1- 5 fur. starter/optional 3-1-2-4 3 -MISS FORESTER won first time out in 2018 at 5 furlongs and had a speedy workout on April 9 for trainer Scott Fairlie. 1 – COBRA SOPHIE also won first time…

WOODBINE SELECTIONS: SATURDAY APRIL 20, 2019

BEST BET:  BIG MAMBA – RACE 1 LONGSHOT – HARPER PM – RACE 10   RACE 1- 5 fur maiden optional 2-6-1-3 2 – BIG MAMBA – From the Francine Villeneuve stable that won  3 of first 4 of its…

SOVEREIGN AWARDS 2018

WONDER-FUL NIGHT Tears and many cheers for some amazing horses and great horsepeople                               SOVEREIGN AWARD WINNERS 2018 – Vote totals and more JOCKEY CLUB OF…

GOOD

THEY’RE AT THE POST! Woodbine’s 64th racing season gets underway Saturday, post time 1 p.m., with a card of 10 races including the Grade 3 WHIMSICAL STAKES at 6 furlongs for fillies and mares. The race is sponsored by Irish…

BUILD UP

SOVEREIGN AWARDS/WOODBINE OPENING The 64th Woodbine Thoroughbred season opens Saturday and from  a walk around the backstretch this weekend one could feel the excitement ready to burst from the dedicated grooms, exercise riders, hotwalkers and trainers who work with our…

SET

  HORSEPEOPLE VOICE CONCERNS ABOUT RACE-DAY MEDICATION BAN Nearly 100 participants in the Ontario Thoroughbred industry attended an information session held by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission at Woodbine on Saturday morning. Horsepeople were generally unhappy about the directive issued…

SATURDAY NEWS

SATURDAY MORNING UPDATES:  Arkansas Derby will likely be run on a very sloppy track today, the last major Kentucky Derby stakes ‘prep’. At Keeneland, Canadian owned ANOTHERTWISTAFATE must win the Lexington Stakes at 1 1/16 miles to be assured a…

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