Favourite Master of The Seas captures $1-million Ricoh Woodbine Mile turf race
Jockey William Buick rode Irish-bred Master of The Seas to a solid 3 3/4-length win in the $1-million Ricoh Woodbine Mile on Saturday.
Churchill Downs is extending Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert’s suspension through 2024. Churchill Downs Incorporated announced Monday it was continuing Baffert’s ban citing “continued concerns regarding the threat to the safety and integrity of racing he poses to CDI-owned racetracks.”
Bob Baffert’s National Treasure won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, ending Mage’s Triple Crown bid in the trainer’s return from a suspension — and just hours after another of his three-year-old horses was euthanized on the track.
Kevin Attard has been finalist as Canada's champion trainer the last four years and has compiled a resume that includes such Grade 1 victories as the E.P Taylor Stakes, Woodbine Mile and Prince of Wales Stakes. But all of those accomplishments would pale in comparison to being in the winner's circle Sunday holding the Queen's Plate trophy.