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Dreams Come True;  Adreamtobuildakisson Wins OSS Derby for Angelle Carter

Dreams Come True;  Adreamtobuildakisson Wins OSS Derby for Angelle Carter

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AJAX DOWNS, OCTOBER 18, 2020 - Angelle Carter's homebred gelding ADREAMTOBUILDAKISSON overcame an awkward start from the gate to win the 12th running of the $61,020 Ontario Sired Stakes Derby at Ajax Downs on October 18.

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Woodbine Entertainment Adds Monte Mcnaughton To Executive Leadership Team

Woodbine Entertainment Adds Monte Mcnaughton To Executive Leadership Team

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TORONTO, October 17, 2023 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today the appointment of former Ontario politician Monte McNaughton as Executive Vice President, Industry Relations and People Experience.

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Will A Shades of Cold Get Hot in Derby? Who Is Going to Win The Heated Jockey Race?

Will A Shades of Cold Get Hot in Derby? Who Is Going to Win The Heated Jockey Race?

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AJAX DOWNS, OCTOBER 17, 2023 -  There are just two racing dates remaining in the 2023 Quarter Horse season at Ajax Downs but plenty of races still to be run and a 'battle royale' between three of the track's jockeys.

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The Jockey Club of Canada 50th Anniversary Race Presentation at Woodbine

The Jockey Club of Canada 50th Anniversary Race Presentation at Woodbine

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The Jockey Club of Canada is proud to participate in the festivities of the Grade 1 Canadian International and E. P. Taylor Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack with our presentation of a commemorative cooler to the winner of the Jockey Club of Canada 50th Anniversary Cup race on the October 8 undercard. 

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Woodbine Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Secretariat’s Triple Crown

Woodbine Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Secretariat’s Triple Crown

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Do you remember your first lesson horse? Was it a wizened old schoolmaster, retired from his horse-show days who patiently taught you how to post the trot and pick a hoof? Or maybe it was a scruffy little pony whose most important lesson was teaching you to keep your palm flat when giving treats!

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Learning From Lesson Horses

Learning From Lesson Horses

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Do you remember your first lesson horse? Was it a wizened old schoolmaster, retired from his horse-show days who patiently taught you how to post the trot and pick a hoof? Or maybe it was a scruffy little pony whose most important lesson was teaching you to keep your palm flat when giving treats!

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Race for the United Way Day, Pumpkin Giveaway and 50th Alex Picov Memorial Championship, Thanksgiving Monday at Ajax Downs

Race for the United Way Day, Pumpkin Giveaway and 50th Alex Picov Memorial Championship, Thanksgiving Monday at Ajax Downs

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AJAX DOWNS, OCTOBER 6, 2023 - Ajax Downs is hosting its annual Race for the United Way Day and pumpkin giveaway for kids this Thanksgiving Monday, October 9, complete with 8 exciting Quarter Horse races. Headlining the on-track action is the 50th running of the prestigious Alex Picov Memorial Championship for 3-year-olds and upward.

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Alex Picov Memorial Futurity Trial Results Set Up for Contentious Final

Alex Picov Memorial Futurity Trial Results Set Up for Contentious Final

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AJAX DOWNS, OCTOBER 4, 2023 - EYE TEMPT YOU, owned and trained by Jason Pascoe of Pontypool, Ontario, withstood a claim of foul to win the fastest of two Trials for the prestigious Alex Picov Memorial Futurity for 2-year-olds at Ajax Downs on October 4.

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Juveniles Compete in Trials for Alex Picov Futurity on Wednesday

Juveniles Compete in Trials for Alex Picov Futurity on Wednesday

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AJAX DOWNS, OCTOBER 3, 2023 - The top 2-year-old Quarter Horses in Ontario begin their trek to the prestigious Alex Picov Memorial Futurity, on Wednesday, October 4 in two Trials for the $70,000-added final. The Trials, each at 400-yards, are races five and six on the Wednesday card that begins at 12:55 p.m.

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Picov Derby, Ontario Sires Stakes Futurity Highlight Big Card Wednesday at Ajax Downs

Picov Derby, Ontario Sires Stakes Futurity Highlight Big Card Wednesday at Ajax Downs

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AJAX DOWNS, SEPTEMBER 12, 2023 - Some of the top 2 and 3-year-old Quarter Horses will be in action at Ajax Downs on Wednesday, September 13 in the $60,795 Ontario Sires Stakes Futurity and $53,730 Norman Picov Derby.

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