Woodbine News

Longley’s Lead Up: On the path to the Kentucky Derby

By: Rob Longley for WoodbineEntertainment.com TORONTO, February 15, 2018 – The Kentucky Derby certainly lays legitimate claim to being the most exciting…

Snowbirds: Report on Woodbine trainers (February 5 – February 11, 2018)

TORONTO, February 13, 2018 – Welcome to the ninth edition of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in its seventh year, chronicling…

Canadian horseplayer Chris Littlemore Holds Steady to Win $800,000 First Prize, Eclipse Award at NHC

(With files provided by NTRA.com) LAS VEGAS, February 11, 2011 – Chris Littlemore, a retired autoworker from Whitby, Ontario, Canada, was never…

‘Miracle baby’ Silent Sting on track to Queen’s Plate

By: Jennifer Morrison for WoodbineRacetrack.com TORONTO, February 8, 2018 – In the wee hours of a bitterly cold February night, 2015, Dr. Ruth…

Snowbirds: Report on Woodbine trainers (January 29 – February 4, 2018)

TORONTO, February 6, 2018 – Welcome to the eighth edition of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in its seventh year, chronicling…

Ronald Robinson passes at age 85

TORONTO, February 2, 2018 – Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Robinson, longtime paddock judge at Woodbine and Greenwood, passed away on January 24 at the…

Canadian-breds among early nominees to U.S Triple Crown Series

TORONTO, February 1, 2018 – An international roster of 360 three-year-old Thoroughbreds made eligible to the 2018 U.S. Triple Crown races during…

The Jockey Club of Canada announces 2017 Sovereign Award finalists

TORONTO, February 1, 2018 – The Jockey Club of Canada will host the 43rd Annual Sovereign Awards Ceremony to honour Canada’s Champions…

2018 Queen’s Plate logo unveiled

TORONTO, February 1, 2018 – Woodbine Entertainment has released the official logo for the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate,…

Jockey Club of Canada Graded Stakes Committee announces upgrades for 2018

TORONTO, January 31, 2018 – The Jockey Club of Canada’s Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the Graded and Listed Stakes…

Snowbirds: Report on Woodbine trainers (January 22 – January 28, 2018)

TORONTO, January 30, 2018 – Welcome to the seventh edition of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in its seventh year, chronicling…

Tickets on sale for Woodbine’s 2018 Derby Day Party

TORONTO, January 29, 2018 – Tickets are now on sale for Woodbine’s exclusive Derby Day Party celebrating the first jewel of the…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile champion World Approval named Eclipse Award winner

HALLANDALE BEACH, Florida, January 26, 2018 – Live Oak Plantation’s World Approval, the 2017 Ricoh Woodbine Mile winner trained by Mark Casse,…

Gun Runner looks to take flight in Pegasus World Cup

By Jennifer Morrison for WoodbineEntertainment.com TORONTO, January 25, 2018 – One of the best racehorses in the world will try to end…

Snowbirds Report: Singer Jason Derulo buys into Catherine Day Phillips trainee

TORONTO, January 23, 2018  – Welcome to the sixth edition (January 15 – January 21) of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in…

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame accepting nominations for Class of 2018

TORONTO, January 19, 2017 – The public is invited to participate in the nomination of people and horses who have made a…

Snowbirds: Report on Woodbine trainers (January 8 – January 14, 2018)

TORONTO, January 16, 2018 – Welcome to the fifth edition of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in its seventh year, chronicling…

Apprentice jockey Isabelle Wenc driven to succeed

TORONTO, January 15, 2018 – The first few weeks of winter in Toronto have left many dreaming of spring, but for apprentice…

Snowbirds: Report on Woodbine trainers (January 1 – January 7, 2018)

TORONTO, January 9 – Welcome to the fourth edition of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in its seventh year, chronicling the…

Woodbine Entertainment: Successful 2017 highlighted by wagering increases, plans for continued growth and development

TORONTO, January 8 – Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) today announced that wagering on Woodbine’s 2017 live Thoroughbred racing season rose soundly over the…

2017 Eclipse Awards finalists announced

LEXINGTON, January 5, 2018 – Led by Horse of the Year candidates Arrogate, Gun Runner and World Approval, the National Thoroughbred Racing…

Frank Stronach to receive Eclipse Award of Merit

LEXINGTON, January 2, 2018 – Through his extraordinary success in racing, breeding, racetrack ownership and support of retired racehorse programs, the National…

Snowbirds: Report on Woodbine trainers (December 25 – December 31, 2017)

TORONTO, January 2, 2018 – Welcome to the third edition of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in its seventh year, chronicling…

Snowbirds: Report on Woodbine trainers (December 18 – December 24, 2017)

TORONTO, December 27, 2017 – Welcome to the second edition of the weekly Woodbine Snowbirds Report, now in its seventh year, chronicling…