The fictional Moira Rose, played by Catherine O’Hara for years on the popular sitcom “Schitt’s Creek,” was a spoiled, eccentric, and overly dramatic character. Her namesake, the talented 3-year-old filly Moira, also has her own unique personality traits, particularly in the lead-up to the race, such as in the paddock.
by Joe Nevills|08.20.2022|7:06am Luis Contreras at Woodbine The field is set for Sunday’s 163rd running of the Queen’s Plate at Woodbine, but there is still plenty of time to make introductions. On this episode of the Queen’s Plate News Minute, bloodstock editor Joe Nevills chats with two jockeys who will
by Paulick Report Staff|08.19.202208.19.2022|1:37am1:38am Jockey Rafael Hernandez guides Moira to victory in the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks The Queen’s Plate, Canada’s oldest horse race and North America’s oldest continuously run race, was first contested in 1860. It was known as the King’s Plate before Queen Elizabeth ascended to the throne in
It’s hard to fathom how much history lies behind the $1 million Queen’s Plate Stakes, scheduled to be run this Sunday at Woodbine. Canada’s equivalent to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve has been contested every year without a miss since its inaugural running in 1860, which means this
Bernard McCormack of Cara Bloodstock This isn’t Bernard McCormack’s first time around the block with a top contender in the Queen’s Plate. His Cara Bloodstock consignment has handled two winners of the Canadian classic at auction over the past six racing seasons, along with one winner each from the other
The Minkster wins the Coronation Futurity at Woodbine. The $125,000 Queenston Stakes, a key prep on the road to this year’s Queen’s Plate (August 21), takes the spotlight on Sunday’s 10-race card at Woodbine. The seven-furlong Queenston, for three-year-olds, foaled in Canada, has attracted some top contenders hoping for
The Queensland government has proposed tighter law control for land-based casinos in the Australian state, including a provision to raise maximum penalties to AUD 50 million (USD 35 million). Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Shannon Fentiman said the proposed reforms in the Casino Control and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022