133 and Done

It was a long day for the last day of thoroughbred horseracing in 2016 at Toronto’s Woodbine Racetrack as no fewer than 14 races were run on the 133rd day of flat track action.

Ismael Mosqueira, below, eased Tonedaddy across first in the first of the 14 starts on Sunday.

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Veteran Woodbine rider Jim McAleney wore his ‘MacAttack’ yellows in race two, below, as he gets his winner’s photo done postrace aboard Major Production.

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U S Marshal with Emma-Jayne Wilson up speeds down the stretch with Eurico Rosa da Silva giving chase in Race 3, below.

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And a visit to Woodbine wouldn’t be the same without ‘spotting’ entertainment, fan and celebrity culture blogger – as well as Woodbine horse racing ambassador – Mr. Will Wong as he keeps an eye, and a lens, on the action at the big track.

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Eurico da Silva returns from the track following Race 5 after failing to keep Kissing ahead down the stretch and finishing third at the end.

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