Why not? Take a chance. Flip a coin. Roll the dice. Listen to your innerds. That’s as good a reason as any to enter a horse in the 162nd Queen’s Plate, to be held at Woodbine, in a year unlike any other year. Thirteen entered the $1-million classic on Wednesday. (We’ll see if this is a lucky number when the race is run on Sunday.) Of this lot, two are maidens, … [Read more...] about Take A Chance. Nuff Said.
Catherine Day Phillips
It's July and it's time for the 2-year-olds to surface. And the older horses start making their mark, race by race. Here are a few of my favourite things on a summer Sunday: … [Read more...] about Steaming at Woodbine
If Dixie Moon were human, she would cast a side-eye to someone’s loud guffaw, tell her neighbours to behave, throw things at her detractors, and generally voice her opinion. So maybe she’s almost human. She just doesn’t need words to make her point. She’s quite eloquent, really, in her own way. Since she started racing for breeders Dorothy and Sean Fitzhenry and … [Read more...] about Queen Bee set for Queen’s Plate