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Vodka wins consecutive Yasuda Kinens!

Date: 
June 7, 2009
By: 
Horse Racing In Japan

Champion Japanese mare Vodka was too good once again today, winning an action packed renewal of the final leg of the Asian Mile Challenge, the 59th running of the Yasuda Kinen (G1).

Star Search 2005

Author: 
Adam Hickman
Month Published: 
Sept/Oct 2005

FOR ANY HORSEMAN THAT MAKES ALL OR PART OF A LIVING BREEDING RACEHORSES FOR MARKET, THE CANADIAN YEARLING SALE IS AN EVENT THAT IS ANXIOUSLY ANTICIPATED WITH HIGH HOPES AND EXCITEMENT.

Whether a large established consigner with 50 or more horses, or a newcomer to the local industry represented by a handful of horses, the yearling auction is as important a date on the calendar as the Queen’s Plate or the Kentucky Derby.

Siwash Lake Ranch is Paradise - Flower-picking hippies and all!

Author: 
Diane Denby
Month Published: 
Sept/Oct 2005

WITH THE “CHANGE OIL SOON” LIGHT ILLUMINATED ON THE DASHBOARD OF THE FOURWHEEL DRIVE WE HAD RENTED TO TAKE US TO PARADISE, IT WAS CLEAR THAT OUR RIDE WAS AS TIRED AS MY HUSBAND AND I AFTER A 14-HOUR TRIP FROM VICTORIA TO SIWASH LAKE RANCH JUST EAST OF 70 MILE HOUSE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA.

Betting On The Future - "Woodbine Live" Development, A Hedge For The Horses

Author: 
Rob Longley
Month Published: 
Sept/Oct 2005

BEING AROUND HORSE RACING ALL HIS LIFE, DAVID WILLMOT KNOWS MORE THAN A LITTLE ABOUT GAMBLING.

Being an industry leader with astute business acumen, Willmot also knows about hedging his bets.

And for that, those who make a living at Canada’s biggest racetrack and those who bet the horses who run there should feel like they’ve cashed in.

Chris Irwin: Bridging The Gap

Author: 
Elena Fenech
Month Published: 
Sept/Oct 2005

IMAGINE BEING IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY WHERE YOU CAN’T SPEAK THE LOCAL LANGUAGE. AS YOU TRY TO COMMUNICATE YOUR NEEDS, NO ONE CAN UNDERSTAND A SINGLE WORD YOU ARE SPEAKING; THE FEELING OF ISOLATION LEADS TO FRUSTRATION AND ANGER. THERE IS NOTHING YOU CAN DO TO BRIDGE THE GAP.

Kent Desormeaux, Vilasini Jayaraman and Tim Ice

Date: 
June 6, 2009
By: 
ASAPSPORTS.COM

KENT DESORMEAUX
VILASINI JAYARAMAN
TIM ICE

KENT DESORMEAUX: (Singing) Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you. All right, Timmy. Oh, that's some good water.

Manitoba's Missile Writes Her Own Harlequin Ending

Author: 
International Thoroughbred Digest
Month Published: 
August, 2005

HARLEQUIN RANCHES’ GOLD STRIKE, THE POST-TIME EVEN MONEY FAVOURITE, ROMPED TO A 31/2 LENGTH WIN IN THE $500,000 LABATT WOODBINE OAKS, THE PREMIER EVENT FOR CANADIAN-BRED THREE-YEAROLD FILLIES, SUNDAY, JUNE 12 AT WOODBINE.

With jockey Jim McAleney astride the daughter of Smart Strike, Gold Strike was in a stalking position right from the start of the 50th edition of the mile and one-eighth classic; stablemate Bosskiri took the field through a sizzling first quarter in :22.70 and a half in :46.71.

A Day, A Race And A Journey To Remember!

Author: 
Jamie Attard
Month Published: 
August, 2005

DAN LOISELLE’S CALL OF “THEY’RE AT THE POST, AND THEY’RE OFF” IS A PHRASE WE HEAR AT THE START OF EVERY RACE ON ALL RACING DAYS AT WOODBINE RACETRACK, BUT ONE HORSE ALMOST DIDN’T SEE THE LIGHT OF ANOTHER DAY – LET ALONE HAVE THESE WORDS SPOKEN OF HIM AGAIN.

Jane Holmes - A Woman Dedicated To Preserving Horse Racing

Author: 
Elena Fenech
Month Published: 
August, 2005

JANE HOLMES LOVES CHALLENGES; SHE VIEWS THEM AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE THINGS BETTER. WHEN SHE JOINED THE RACING INDUSTRY TEN YEARS AGO AN INCREDIBLE JOURNEY BEGAN.

“Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.” King Whitney Jr.

Frank Di Giulio Jr. - Living The Dream

Author: 
Elena Fenech
Month Published: 
August, 2005

“TO DREAM ANYTHING THAT YOU WANT TO DREAM. THAT’S THE BEAUTY OF THE HUMAN MIND. TO DO ANYTHING THAT YOU WANT TO DO. THAT IS THE STRENGTH OF THE HUMAN WILL. TO TRUST YOURSELF TO TEST YOUR LIMITS. THAT IS THE COURAGE TO SUCCEED.” - BERNARD EDMONDS

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