La Paquita records second career win

Updated - 03/07/2020
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Three year-old filly, La Paquita, turned on the heat to win the first race today at Woodbine in style.
 

Yola provides first win of 2020

Updated - 13/06/2020
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After a seven week delay to the start of racing at Woodbine, Trainer Catherine Day Phillips has recorded her first win of the 2020 season with three year-old gelding Yola in the eleventh and final race on the fourth day of meet. In front of a spectator-less grandstand, Yola took the lead going four wide on the turn for home in the six furlong race on the Tapeta and held off a late charge to win by a head in the $64,300 Maiden Optional Claiming for three year-olds and up. The Ontario-bred son of Society's Chairman - Catinatree, by Foresty is owned by Mark Breen and was skillfully ridden ...

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Prepping for 2020 after Successful 2019

Updated - 22/01/2020
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Coming off of a successful year in 2019, Trainer Catherine Day Phillips currently has a string of horses at Payson Park in Florida prepping for their starts in 2020. (more…)...

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Mustn’t Grumble up in time for the win

Updated - 16/11/2019
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Two year-old filly Mustn't Grumble showed her class in a decisive effort to win the fifth race today at Woodbine. Tucked in along the rail, Mustn't Grumble, burst through traffic on the turn and got up in time to catch the front runner in the 5 furlong $71,000 Maiden Allowance. Owned by All My Hart Racing, Inc., Mustn't Grumble was coming off of a gusty debut effort on October 26 when she finished second after leading for most of the 6 furlong race. Trained by Catherine Day Phillips, the filly by Competitive Edge out of Juanita Señorita was ridden to victory by jockey Eurico Rosa da...

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Artie’s First Kiss Goes Gate to Wire for the win

Updated - 09/11/2019
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Hubert Vester's bred and owned two-year-old filly, Artie's First Kiss, was the determined winner of the sixth race today at Woodbine going gate to wire to win the $40,000 Maiden Optional Claiming in her first lifetime start. The We Miss Artie filly out of the mare Blue Kisses broke alertly and went straight to a 2-1/2 length lead in the first quarter of the 6-1/2 furlong race.  The Catherine Day Phillips trained youngster held off the late pressure of closing horses and crossed the wire 3/4 lengths ahead with Jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva in the irons. Ontario-bred Artie's First Kiss is ...

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Wire to wire Green Growth hangs on for the win

Updated - 29/09/2019
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In his third lifetime start, 2 year-old colt, Green Growth, records his first career win in front running fashion in a $71,000 Maiden Special Weight today at Woodbine. Green Growth was coming off of a third place effort in his last race September 8 at the same level and distance where he "grudgingly" gave up the lead but powered on for third. Trained by Catherine Day Phillips and owned by John Fielding, Don Meehan and Peter Kirby, Green Growth's win was under the saddle of Woodbine's leading Jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva. The Ontario-bred colt by Bayern -Witch's Coven by Cuvee was purch...

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La Paquita a much improved winner

Updated - 28/09/2019
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Coming off of her racing debut on August 21, La Paquita was a much improved winner of today's Sixth Race at Woodbine for trainer Catherine Day Phillips and owner Nick Harris. On the rail and tucked in behind the front runners, 2 year old filly, La Paquita, with jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva, found a hole on the turn for home and swooped to the lead to win the $40,000 Maiden Optional Claiming race by 2 - 3/4 lengths. Full Race Chart Race Replay...

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Killag Katie wins her first of the year

Updated - 17/08/2019
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In her fourth start this season, Killag Katie was a winner today in the 6-1/2 furlong 9th race sprint today at Woodbine. Finishing second by a neck in her last start at the same conditions on July 27, Killag Katie was a determined winner today crossing the wire ahead of the field by 1-1/4 lengths in the $72,500 Allowance Optional Claiming race for trainer Catherine Day Phillips with Jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva in the irons. Read More

Keep On Truckin Delivers in the Clarendon Stakes

Updated - 03/08/2019
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After winning his debut race by 11-3/4 lengths under a hand ride in a Maiden Optional Claiming on July 7, two year old gelding Keep On Truckin stepped up to stakes company and proved his talent by easily winning the $125,000 Clarendon Stakes today by 7-3/4 lengths. (more…)...

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Barilko Wins First Try

Updated - 21/07/2019
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Sent off as second favourite in the fifth race on Sunday at Woodbine, Barilko  delivered on his odds finishing a neck in front of a late closer at the wire to win the $71,000 Maiden Allowance in his debut. A smart looking 2-year-old colt by Elusive Quality out of Reason, by Quiet American, he took the lead at the half way point in the 6 furlong sprint on the E.P. Taylor Turf Course. Bred in Ontario by Anderson Farms Ontario Inc and Godolphin, the handsome colt was purchased  for $75,000 by trainer Catherine Day Phillips as agent last September at Keeneland.  David Anderson's Anderson ...

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