Sister Seagull wins Bison City after Holyfield’s 4th race win

Updated - 14/08/2022
border

Photo - Sister Seagull in the infield Stakes enclosure after winning the Bison City Stakes today at Woodbine
It was a pair of wins for trainer Catherine Day Phillips today at Woodbine. Five year old gelding Holyfield notched his first win of 2022 by staying near the lead for most of the 1-1/16 mile Optional Claiming race today at Woodbine.  Young Apprentice Jockey Slade Jones asked for more in the stretch and Holyfield drew away from the field to win by 5-1/2 lengths at the wire. Read More

Two for Two for Millie Girl

Updated - 13/08/2022
border

Coming off of her maiden breaking win in her first career start on July 16, four-year-old Hard Spun filly, Millie Girl, made her second appearance in the winners' enclosure today at Woodbine. Stepping up to Allowance company in a seven furlong optional claiming event on the turf, Millie Girl went off as the favourite and sat waiting in second for most of race. Jockey Declan Carroll asked for more on the turn for home and the Catherine Day Phillips trained filly responded and fended off a late challenge to win by 1-3/4 lengths at the wire. Millie Girl is owned by Catherine Day Phillips...

Read More

Millie Girl wins her Debut

Updated - 16/07/2022
border

Four year old filly, Millie Girl, made her first career debut a winning one in the 10th race, $104,000 Maiden Special Weight, at Woodbine, July 16, 2022. Settling off the rail, toward the back of the field early in the 7 furlong turf sprint, Jockey Declan Carroll had Millie Girl poised to move with the pair gaining ground on the leaders with 2 furlongs left to run. Owned by Kingfield Racing Stable Ltd, Braconcrest Inc. and Apricot Valley Thoroughbreds, Millie Girl weaved through the front runners and came with a late steady push on the rail to win by half a length at the wire for Trainer...

Read More

Sister Seagull Flies Home for the Win

Updated - 05/06/2022
border

Sister Seagull, was the determined winner of the ninth race, a 1-1/16 mile Maiden Special Weight worth $101,300 today at Woodbine for trainer Catherine Day Phillips and owner / breeders Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry. In her second start of her three-year-old season, Sister Seagull broke last out of post position two and made her way to the outside stalking the early pace near the back of the pack. Jockey Antonio Gallardo asked the filly on the turn and once straight in the stretch she kicked into another gear to soar past the front running duo to cross the wire 2-3/4 lengths in front. A ...

Read More

Basketball Jones Wins First Career Start

Updated - 04/06/2022
border

Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry's bred and owned, Basketball Jones, the 3 year-old full brother to their accomplished filly Dixie Moon, made his first career start a winning one today in the second race at Woodbine for trainer Catherine Day Phillips. Battling at the front of the field for the majority of the 7 furlong sprint on the turf, Basketball Jones made it clear that he was not going to back down. Jockey Antonio Gallardo settled the youngster while keeping pace on the lead and despite a glimmer of greenness in the stretch, the colt made sure  he was the one in front at the wire to capt...

Read More

Who Says Would Not be Denied

Updated - 19/05/2022
border

Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry's homebred filly, Who Says, would not be denied the win in the first race at Woodbine. The four year-old grey/roan filly by Quality Road - Queen Caribees, by Cozzene, took the lead early in the 1-1/16 mile, $64,300, Maiden Optional Claiming race with Jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson angling from the outside post to settle along the rail in front. Who Says kept a comfortable pace until challenged on the turn for home when she found another gear under pressure from the field.  The determined filly kept her nose in front at the wire to break her maiden in what was her se...

Read More

Take a Chance leaves with a Win

Updated - 01/05/2022
border

Take a Chance was claimed from the barn of Trainer Catherine Day Phillips after his sizzling win in the tenth race at Woodbine on Sunday, May 1. The four-year-old gelding, by Munnings out of Gold Medalist sprang from the gate in the $39,200 waiver claiming, seven furlong sprint to take a commanding lead. Take a Chance had 10 lengths on the field on the turn for home with Jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson taking it down a notch in the stretch to stroll home to win by 5-1/4 at the wire. Take a Chance was bred in Ontario by Rod Ferguson Farms Ltd. and was owned in partnership by Donald Ferguson, ...

Read More

She Makes a Point wins her debut

Updated - 20/03/2022
border

She Makes a Point made her debut race a winning one at Tampa Bay Downs March 20, 2022 for trainer Catherine Day Phillips in a $30,000 MSW on the turf. Owned by Catherine's Kingfield Racing Stable Ltd. and All My Hart Racing Inc. the four year-old filly sat behind the field while jockey Isaac Castillo settled her into pace.  The pair made a move at the half mile pole sweeping up on the turn to reach the front at the beginning of the final stretch. She Makes a Point battled briefly with the leader before drawing away effortlessly to win by 2-1/4 lengths at the wire. Bred in Ontario by...

Read More

U S Navy Cross Makes Big Move to Win

Updated - 12/11/2021
border

U S Navy Cross made a big move down the stretch to catch the leaders and win by 3/4 lengths for trainer Catherine Day Phillips in today's 6th race at Woodbine. Jockey Shaun Bridgmohan had U S Navy Cross tucked in on the rail mid-pack for the majority of the 1-1/16 mile race.  Angled to the outside on the turn for home, U S Navy Cross, kicked into another gear to win his first race of the season for owners BAM Racing LLC (Brant & Manifold). The 6 year-old horse by Curlin - Honour Bestowed, by Honour Grades was bred in Kentucky by John W Phillips, Phillips Racing Partnership, Hank Sno...

Read More

Barilko with Impressive Win

Updated - 04/11/2021
border

After winning his 2021 debut on June 25, Barilko had put in some lacklustre performances until today's seventh race at Woodbine. Making a bold move up the rail early on in the 6-1/2 claiming event, the 4 year-old gelding by Elusive Quality - Reason (Quiet American), took the lead and held off late challenges to win going away with Jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson in the saddle. Trained by Catherine Day Phillips, bred by Anderson Farms Ontario Inc. and Godolphin and owned by Anderson Farms Ontario Inc., George Phillip Ledson and Scott Kelly, this was Barilko's 3rd career win with one second in 15...

Read More
top-arrow