EP Taylor Stakes

2018 EP Taylor Stakes Handicapping Guide

By Sean Alvarez Closing out Woodbine's 2018 Pattison Canadian International Stakes day card is the Gr.1 EP Taylor Stakes for fillies and mares three years old and up. Going 1 1/4 miles on the renowned EP Tay...
Woodbine Nearctic Stakes

2018 Nearctic Stakes Handicapping Guide

By Sean Alvarez A field of 11 horses will contest this year's rendition of the Gr.2 Nearctic Stakes. Run over turf at a distance of 6-furlongs, the Nearctic offers a $250,000 purse to three-year-olds and up....
Ontario Derby Woodbine

2018 Ontario Derby Handicapping Guide

By Sean Alvarez The first stakes races on Woodbine Racetrack's Pattison Canadian International Stakes day card, the Gr.3 Ontario Derby is a 1 1/8 mile race over the All-Weather track for three-year-olds. Thi...
Woodbine Racetrack

2018 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes Handicapping Guide

By Candice Hare Perhaps the classiest of the European contingent — Hawkbill — takes on a stout North American team in this year’s edition of the G1 Northern Dancer. Formerly known as the Niagara Handicap whe...
2018 Bold Venture Stakes

2018 Bold Venture Stakes Handicapping Guide

By Candice Hare The spotlight will be on Toronto racing hero Pink Lloyd in this year’s edition of the G3 Bold Venture Stakes. In a race which appears to feature quite a bit of early speed, the local sprintin...
2018 Canadian Stakes

2018 Canadian Stakes Handicapping Guide

By Candice Hare Despite this race having a storied history which traces back to 1955, no trainer has won more than two editions of the G2 Canadian Stakes. At first glance, Chad Brown once again appears to ha...
2018 Ricoh Woodbine Mile picks

2018 Ricoh Woodbine Mile Handicapping Guide

By Candice Hare It is the 22nd edition of the G1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile and the Toronto staple has a roll of honor which features some of the best turf horses in recent memory - most notably Wise Dan and Tepin....