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Casse likely to have three in Queen’s Plate

By Alex Campbell Trainer Mark Casse said both Plate Trial Stakes winner Telekinesis and Woodbine Oaks runner-up Wonder Gadot emerged from their Saturday starts in good order and are likely to run in the $1 million Queen’s Plate on June 30. Casse could have as many as three...

Queen’s Plate: Casse barn loaded

By Alex Campbell ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Trainer Mark Casse looks to have a strong contingent heading toward the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate for Canadian-bred 3-year-olds on June 30 at Woodbine. Casse has four horses nominated to the first jewel of the Canadian...

World Approval All Class in Breeders’ Cup Mile Win

By: Jeremy Balan Live Oak Plantation's World Approval found his sweet spot at a mile on the grass. Live Oak Plantation's homebred World Approval has found his sweet spot. It took trainer Mark Casse a while—21 starts, to be exact—to get the Northern Afleet gelding at a mile on...

Norman Casse Prepares to Walk His Own Path

By: Alicia Wincze Hughes Son of Mark Casse will depart his father's operation, open his own stable in 2018. The white Jeep Cherokee is on one of its final runs for the morning. It rolls up to a Churchill Downs backstretch security gate, and the driver signals...

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Thoroughbred trainer Mark Casse is riding high

By Carlos E. Medina Ocala’s Mark Casse won the Sovereign Award for the top thoroughbred trainer in Canada for an unprecedented ninth time on Friday and a day later watched his charge, Classic Empire, become the likely Kentucky Derby favorite after a win in the Arkansas...

Sovereign Awards: Caren, Casse, Adena Lead the Night

The Jockey Club of Canada announced its 42nd Annual Sovereign Award winners April 14 at The Palais Royale in Toronto, Ontario. The Sovereign Awards are Canada's premier award for Thoroughbred racing and breeding. Horse of the Year was Robert Marzilli's Caren, a 3-year-old daughter of Society's...