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  1. Prince of Wales favorite was 61-1 in Queen's Plate

    Bill Tallon

    Hippolytus, runner-up in Woodbine's Queen's Plate at 61-1, has been made the 2-1 morning-line favorite for Sunday's $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  2. Contredanse tops big Euro contingent in E.P. Taylor

    Bill Tallon

    The E.P. Taylor Stakes generally attracts several European fillies and mares, lured by the 1 1/4-mile turf race's Grade 1 status and $1 million purse.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2010
  3. Redwood installed as Canadian International favorite

    Bill Tallon

    Redwood, making his second transatlantic journey in just over a month, was back at Woodbine on Tuesday evening and has been made the 2-1 morning-line favorite for Saturday's Grade 1, $2 million Canadian International.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2010
  4. The Usual Q.T. among 13 entered for Woodbine Mile

    Bill Tallon

    The Usual Q.T., one of three California shippers, drew post 11 at a ceremonial draw for Sunday's Woodbine Mile in the trackside tent here Thursday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2010
  5. Marsh Side wins Sky Classic over soft course at Woodbine

    Bill Tallon

    Marsh Side made a triumphant return to Woodbine on Sunday, stalking the pace in the 1 1/4- mile Sky Classic before taking charge for a convincing five-length victory.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2010
  6. Fort Erie: Big Red Mike goes for second jewel

    Bill Tallon

    Big Red Mike, a front-running winner of Woodbine's Queen's Plate on July 4, will be looking to add the second jewel in the Canadian Triple Crown to his portfolio here in Sunday's Prince of Wales Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2010
  7. Spice Route too good for Singspiel rivals

    Bill Tallon

    Spice Route, making his first start in more than six months for trainer Roger Attfield, rallied strongly through the stretch for a convincing 3 3/4-length victory in Sunday's Grade 3, $163,600 Singspiel Stakes at Woodbine.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2010
  8. Desormeaux fails Woodbine breathalyzer

    Bill Tallon

    Kent Desormeaux, who had flown in from New York to ride Hold Me Back for trainer Bill Mott in Thursday's $216,400 Dominion Day Stakes, was taken off his mount by the stewards after failing a breathalyzer test.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2010
  9. Exhi enters Victoria Park on a roll

    Bill Tallon

    Once upon a time, the Victoria Park Stakes was considered a prep for the Queen's Plate.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  10. Woodbine: Awesome Rhythm starts with sprint in Vigil Stakes

    Bill Tallon

    Awesome Rhythm had a very productive spring here at Woodbine in 2009, putting together a stakes triple in open two-turn races for 3-year-olds.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2010
  11. Canada's best honored at Sovereign Awards

    Bill Tallon

    Champs Elysees was the horse of the year and Eugene Melnyk was the man of the hour as Canada's outstanding performers of 2009 were feted at the Sovereign Awards ceremony on Friday evening.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2010
  12. Teide ships in to make Autumn impact

    Bill Tallon

    Trainer Dino Condilenios traveled east to Woodbine with Rosberg for last November's Autumn Stakes following the end of the Hastings meeting.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009
  13. horse racing, horse, Breeders' Cup, Lahaleeb, E.P. Taylor Stakes...

    Bill Tallon

    Lahaleeb, the longest shot a field of eight fillies and mares, burst onto the scene in midstretch and drew off for a 1 3/4-length victory in Saturday's Grade 1, $1,001,200 E.P. Taylor Stakes here at Woodbine.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2009
  14. E.P. Taylor Stakes, Woodbine, Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf, ...

    Bill Tallon

    European-based fillies have won the last two runnings of the Grade 1, $1 million E.P. Taylor Stakes as favorites, with Folk Opera scoring at 3-2 last year and Mrs. Lindsay at 7-5 in 2007.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2009
  15. Princess Haya, Rafael Bejarano, Grade 2, Canadian Stakes, 1 1/8 ...

    Bill Tallon

    Princess Haya, coming late under Rafael Bejarano, emerged best by a nose in a three-horse photo in a thrilling conclusion to Sunday's Grade 2 Canadian over about 1 1/8 miles of turf at Woodbine.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2009
  16. Forever Together, George Strawbridge, Canadian Stakes, Woodbine, ...

    Bill Tallon

    Forever Together, last year's Eclipse Award-winning turf female, will be returning to Woodbine for Sunday's Grade 2, $300,000 Canadian.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2009