The Prince of Wales Stakes 2012 Edition

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Sunday, July 15th, is the Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie Race Track. This event brings thousands of people to the border oval and the top three-year-old racehorses in Canada. Ron Turcotte was on hand for the draw on Wednesday and the post positions for the race were determined as follows: Post  / Horse […] READ MORE


Fort Erie Race Track Leaders

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Two months into the Fort Erie Race Track meet, there are a couple of new faces on top of the leader boards in both the jockey and trainer standings. On top of the jockey standings is a familiar name to racing in Ontario, Terry Husbands. After a big weekend last weekend, Terry passed Kirk Johnson […] READ MORE


Fort Erie Race Track Excitement!

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Fort Erie Race Track is all set for the big stage starting this weekend, culminating with Canada Day. Sunday at the Fort there are nine races with the feature being the first stake race of the year. The Rainbow Connections covers five furlongs on the turf course. The big purse of $125,000 has once again […] READ MORE


Who Has the Inside Track for the Queen’s Plate?

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The 2012 Queens Plate takes place Sunday, June 24th, at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.  Queen Elizabeth, herself may or may not show.  She has been there in the past, but nonetheless the main attraction is the race itself. With a field of 14 going to the gate, your guess is as good as mine as […] READ MORE



Update: I’ll have Another Pulls out of Belmont, Retires for Good

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Update: I’ll have another will not race at Belmont.  His trainer Doug O’neil, has scratched his Triple Crown hopes because of an injury to the horse’s tendon.  The horse has been retired from racing, and is likely to go off to stud next year (as this year’s season has passed).  As every good trainer would, […] READ MORE


Triple Crown, Canadian Fillies Style – The Woodbine Oaks

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The Triple Crown, Canadian style, kicks off this weekend at Woodbine Racetrack with the 3 year old fillies going to gate in the Woodbine Oaks. The $500,000 Oaks is the feature race on Sunday’s card, along with two co-features – the Alywow Stakes and The Queens Plate Trial. Sunday has the largest purse total of […] READ MORE


I'll Have Another – Your Next Triple Crown Champion?

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There has not been an American Triple Crown winner for 33 years, and now, more than ever, the sport badly needs that to happen at Belmont. “I’ll Have Another” will be the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years; that is if he can win The Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 9. The three-year-old is […] READ MORE



Kentucky Derby Result and Opening Day at The Fort Erie Race Track

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“I’ll Have Another” (I’m pretty sure that’s a cookie slogan), won the Kentucky Derby in impressive fashion! It seems like the winner of the Derby always has an amazing story behind them and this year is no different. Mario Gutierrez from Hasting Race Course in Vancouver was aboard the colt for his first ever Grade […] READ MORE