The $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes was indeed an Attard family affair. Haddassah held off Harlan Estate down the stretch to capture the second jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown on Tuesday at Fort Erie Racetrack.
Safe Conduct has won the 162nd running of the Queen's Plate. A photo finish determined Safe Conduct, the 3-1 favourite, held off a late charge from Riptide Rock down the stretch to pick up the win and the $600,000 main prize
Jim Lawson likes where Woodbine Entertainment is positioned on Canada's changing single-game sports betting landscape.
Finally, a little bit of good news for Ontario's horse-racing industry. The Ontario government announced Monday the province will enter into its COVID-19 reopening plan starting Friday. That's slightly ahead of the target day of Monday.
Woodbine Entertainment rescheduled the $1-million Pepsi North America Cup until September due to the COVID-19 pandemic Friday. The race was originally scheduled for June 19 at Woodbine Mohawk Park but will now be run Sept. 11.
Horse racing could be in line for another Triple Crown bid and this time the likely candidate is an undefeated horse from a barn other than Bob Baffert’s. Essential Quality brings the most impressive resume into the 1 1/4-mile Kentucky Derby on Saturday (LIVE on TSN5).
It will be another late start for the $1-million Queen's Plate. Woodbine Entertainment announced Tuesday its marquee event will be held Sunday Aug. 22 instead of its traditional date of late June due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A standardbred racing double-header will run on Wednesday at Woodbine Mohawk Park as its final event of the season before COVID-19 restrictions shut down the track.