Tag Archives: Canadian

Northlands Park: Court System Likely To Determine Winner Of Canadian Derby

Chief Know It All wins a first-level allowance at Oaklawn Park, Feb. 2017 Last weekend’s running of the G3 Canadian Derby at Northlands Park provided fans with a very exciting finish, involving three horses, a photo finish, both a trainer and jockey objection, and a dead-heat. Even after Chief Know It All was declared the winner at the track, it may ...

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Canadian Invader Holy Helena On Target For G1 Alabama

Jockey Luis Contreras guides Holy Helena to victory in the $ 500,000 dollar Woodbine Oaks.Holy Helena is owned by Frank Stronach and trained by Jimmy Jerkins. Ontario-bred Holy Helena will try to extend her win streak to four in Saturday’s Grade 1, $ 600,000 Alabama for trainer Jimmy Jerkens. The 3 year-old Ghostzapper filly earned two of her three victories ...

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Sovereign Awards: Caren Honored As Canadian Horse Of The Year

Caren earned the title of Canadian Horse of the Year at the annual Sovereign Awards Ceremony held in Toronto Thursday evening. Caren, a daughter of Society’s Chairman, also was named Champion 3-year-old filly. The full list of Sovereign Award winners are listed below: Canadian Horse of the Year: Caren Champion 2-year old male: King and His Court Champion 2-year old ...

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Heart To Heart Wire-To-Wire In Commanding Canadian Turf Performance

Terry Hamilton’s Heart to Heart gave jockey Julien Leparoux his fourth win on the afternoon in Saturday’s G3 Canadian Turf Stakes, taking the field from gate to wire in a dominating performance that saw him win by three-quarters of a length. The 6-year-old son of English Channel covered a mile on Gulfstream’s firm turf course in 1:32.63 for trainer Brian ...

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Erupt Shoots Clear To Upset Canadian International

Flaxman Holding’s Erupt was the surprise victor of Sunday’s Grade 1 Canadian International, living up to his name in the final eighth of a mile to burst clear of Dartmouth and win by a length at odds of 12-1. The 4-year-old son of Dubawi covered 1 1/2 miles in 2:32.37 over Woodbine’s firm turf course. Ridden by Stephane Pasquier, the ...

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Queen Elizabeth II Sends First Canadian Runner To G1 Canadian International

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who has attended four Queen’s Plates, will not be here Sunday but will be represented by her first Canadian runner with Dartmouth entered in Sunday’s $ 1 million Pattison Canadian International. The Grade 1 Canadian International, a 1 ½ mile turf race for 3-year-olds and upward, attracted a field of nine.  In addition to the Pattison ...

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Dartmouth, Protectionist Lead European Contingent Arriving For Canadian International

Racetrack.Royalty arrives at Woodbine Racetrack for the Pattison Canadian International. Dartmouth grazzes with assit lad Kashef Hussain at Woodbine since arriving from England late last night.Owned by Her Majesty the Queen and trained by Sir Michael Stoute,Dartmouth will attempt to capture the $ 1,000,000 dollar race at Woodbine on Sunday October 16, 2016. An additional nine horses touched down at ...

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The Pizza Man Hopes To Deliver A Canadian International Victory

The Pizza Man edges World Approval (rail) and Wake Forest to win the Northern Dancer Stakes Fresh off an impressive effort in the Northern Dancer Stakes on September 17 at Woodbine, seven-year-old The Pizza Man seeks back-to-back Grade 1 scores, this time in Sunday’s $ 1 million Pattison Canadian International. Owned by Midwest Thoroughbreds Inc. (nom de course of Richard ...

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Taghleeb Hopes To Go From Former Claimer To G1 Winner In Pattison Canadian International

Taghleeb captured the Remington Green Stakes Sept. 25 Trainer Mike Maker initially expected to send former claimer Da Big Hoss, a multiple graded stakes winner on a four-race win streak, up to Woodbine for the $ 1-million Pattison Canadian International but has decided instead to ship Taghleeb north for the 1 ½-mile turf classic. “As of right now, the plan ...

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