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
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 ...Read More
After a shaky start in her career debut last month, This Round's Mine, proved her potential today with a strong effort to finish second by 1-1/4 lengths. However she was placed first when the winner was disqualified in the fifth race today at Woodbine. Trained by Catherine Day Phillips with Jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva aboard, This Round's Mine took the lead in the stretch however finished just over a length behind at the wire in the $40,000 Maiden Optional Claiming race. Owned by Catherine's Kingfield Racing Stable Ltd. and P.A. Fullerton Stables Inc. This Round's Mine was already on her...Read More
Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry's Champion homebred Mr. Havercamp will be making his 2019 debut in the $150,000 Grade 3 Forbidden Apple Stakes at Saratoga Racecourse this Friday, July 12. 2018's Sovereign Award Champion Turf Male and Champion Older Horse, Mr. Havercamp will compete at a distance of 1 mile on the turf in the Forbidden Apple springing from post 9 in the field of 10 4 year-olds and up. The now 5 year-old Ontario-bred by Court Vision - Tennessee Lamb, by Medaglia d'Oro finished a good fourth in this race last season when it was a Listed Race contested at Belmont Racetrack. Jock...Read More
Owners George P. Ledson (now retired from his company Cavalier Transport) his son Brian Ledson and David Anderson of Anderson Farms Ontario Inc. had plenty to cheer as their first time starter Keep on Truckin went gate to wire to win by 11-3/4 lengths in the 5th race Sunday at Woodbine. (more…)...Read More
Three year-old Encierro made his fourth career start a winning one, breaking his maiden in impressive style for owners George Ledson, Willow Pond Stable and Anderson Farms Ontario Inc. The Queen's Plate nominated colt, trained by Catherine Day Phillips and bred by Anderson Farms Ontario Inc. & Marette Farrell was the winner of the inaugural Ontario Sales Graduate Maiden race at Woodbine taking on 13 colts and geldings for a purse of $95,000. An Ontario-bred son of Pioneer of the Nile - Holy Eclair, Encierro was one of four in the race that are nominated for the Queen's Plate. Wo...Read More
This Saturday, June 8 the Catherine Day Phillips trained ARTILENA will race from post 6 facing 9 other fillies in the 64th running of the Woodbine Oaks. Catherine trained the Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry homebred filly, DIXIE MOON, to her Oaks win in 2018 and NESHAMA owned by Carnegie Hill Stable, Kingfield Racing Stable, Fielding, Anderson Farms Ontario and trained by Catherine was the 2016 Oaks winner.