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  1. Finale gives Pletcher a repeat in Summer Stakes

    Ron Gierkink

    Finale punched his ticket to the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Churchill Downs with a workmanlike score Saturday at Woodbine in the $254,000 Summer Stakes, a one-mile BC Win and You're In event.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2011
  2. Atlantic Hurricane outduels Embur's Song in Seaway

    Ron Gierkink

    Atlantic Hurricane upset 2-5 favorite Embur's Song while winning her first stakes in the Grade 3, $162,500 Seaway at Woodbine Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2011
  3. Anne's Beauty caps off five-win day for Husbands in Ontario Colle...

    Ron Gierkink

    Anne's Beauty gave jockey Patrick Husbands his fifth win on Saturday's Woodbine card when she convincingly took the Grade 3, $156,200 Ontario Colleen Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2011
  4. Queen's Plate: Inglorious beats the boys in Woodbine classic

    Ron Gierkink

    Woodbine Oaks winner Inglorious overhauled 61-1 outsider Hippolytus at the sixteenth pole and drew clear to take the 152nd running of the $1 million Queen's Plate Sunday at Woodbine under a flawless ride from Luis Contreras.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2011
  5. Bay to Bay stalks, pounces in Nassau

    Ron Gierkink

    Bay to Bay ($15.10) raced prominently under Luis Contreras en route to a decisive tally over a quality field in Saturday's Grade 2, $301,200 Nassau Stakes at Woodbine.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  6. Ravalo relinquishes lead, but fights back to take Kennedy Road

    Ron Gierkink

    The Maryland-based Ravalo outgamed Signature Red in the final strides to take Grade 3, $153,500 Kennedy Road Stakes on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2010
  7. Joshua Tree by a head in International; BC a possibility

    Ron Gierkink

    The Aidan O'Brien-trained Joshua Tree barely held off two other European raiders, Mores Wells and Redwood, to capture the Grade 1, $2 million Canadian International at Woodbine Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2010
  8. European filly Serious Attitude surprises at 23-1 in Nearctic

    Ron Gierkink

    European shipper Serious Attitude whipped the boys in Saturday's $508,800 Nearctic Stakes, the first of three Grade 1 turf stakes on Canadian International Day at Woodbine.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2010
  9. Bridgetown tries to use Nearctic as springboard to BC Turf Sprint...

    Ron Gierkink

    Bridgetown returns to Woodbine on Saturday in the $500,000 Nearctic Stakes, and the rapid 3-year-old should be prominent throughout the six-furlong turf sprint.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2010
  10. Delightful Mary preps for Breeders' Cup

    Ron Gierkink

    The unbeaten Delightful Mary will try to punch her ticket to the Breeders' Cup on Saturday at Woodbine in the $225,000 Mazarine Stakes, a 1 1/16-mile test for 2-year-old fillies.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2010
  11. Court Vision, Albarado team for Woodbine Mile score

    Ron Gierkink

    Court Vision mowed down The Usual Q.T. in the late stages to take Sunday's Grade 1, $ 1 million Woodbine Mile.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2010
  12. Smokey Fire heads one-two finish for Sid Attard in Play the King

    Ron Gierkink

    Trainer Sid Attard saddled the first two finishers in Sunday's $224,800 Play the King Stakes, Smokey Fire and Jungle Wave, who were separated by just a neck at the finish of the seven-furlong turf sprint.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2010
  13. Windward Islands beats stablemate in Nijinsky

    Ron Gierkink

    Sam-Son Farm and trainer Mark Frostad ran one-two in Saturday's Grade 2, $312,400 Nijinsky Stakes at Woodbine, with Windward Islands and Grand Adventure.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2010
  14. Mekong Melody by a nose in Dance Smartly

    Ron Gierkink

    Mekong Melody prevailed by a nose over another Roger Attfield trainee, favored Ave, in Sunday's $300,400 Dance Smartly Stakes at Woodbine.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2010
  15. Hold Me Back edges Pool Play at Woodbine

    Ron Gierkink

    The Bill Mott-trained Hold Me Back ($9.20) turned back a stern challenge from 11-1 shot Pool Play to take the Grade 3, $216,400 Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2010
  16. Signature Red by neck in Highlander

    Ron Gierkink

    Signature Red wore down pacemaker Heros Reward in the stretch to take the Grade 2, $204,400 Highlander Stakes at Woodbine Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2010