Ivan Dalos-bred Filly Kopion Choice in Las Virgenes February 12, 2024 - A pair of dazzling maiden winners, Kopion, bred in Kentucky by Toronto’s Ivan Dalos, and Kinza, stretch out and head a competitive field of five sophomore fillies and mares going… Continue Reading
Effortless Victory for Omaha Beach Filly in Santa Ynez January 8, 2024 - Spendthrift stallion Omaha Beach got the first graded win of his nascent sire career with a blowout victory by Kopion (f, 3, Omaha Beach–Galloping Ami, by Victory Gallop) in Santa… Continue Reading
Kopion Soars Into Oaks Picture With Santa Ynez Romp January 8, 2024 - With stablemate and fellow Spendthrift Farm color bearer Tamara on the sidelines, Kopion took advantage of her own chance to shine with a 5 3/4-length romp in the $100,000 Santa… Continue Reading
Daughter Of Omaha Beach Surfs Home A Debut Winner At Del Mar November 27, 2023 - 1st-Del Mar, $61,500, Msw, 11-26, 2yo, f, 6 1/2f, 1:16.13, ft, 3 3/4 lengths. KOPION (f, 2, Omaha Beach–Galloping Ami {Outstanding Broodmare-Can}, by Victory Gallop) did not disappoint her backers… Continue Reading
Tall Oaks, 2 Points Ranch Venture Brings Ami’s Holiday to Manitoba October 30, 2023 - Canadian classic winner AMI’S HOLIDAY, among the leading sires in Canada with just four crops of racing age, will stand the 2024 breeding season at 2 Points Ranch near Winnipeg,… Continue Reading
Amis Gizmo Sires First BT Winner with Zippy Gizmo September 26, 2023 - Zippy Gizmo won the Bull Page Stakes Sept. 24 at Woodbine and gave his sire, Amis Gizmo, his first blacktype stakes winner. The 2-year-old chestnut won his second career race in four starts… Continue Reading
Zippy Gizmo takes $100,000 Bull Page S. in black type debut September 24, 2023 - Tall Oaks homebred 2-year-old got up in the final strides to win Woodbine’s $100,000 Bull Page S. in thrilling fashion on Sunday afternoon... Continue Reading
‘The Old Man Came Through’: 9YO Channel Maker Pulls 15-1 Surprise In Bowling Green July 31, 2023 - Veteran 9-year-old gelding Channel Maker proved that age has not caught up to him when powering to a front-running two-length score for trainer Bill Mott in Sunday's $250,000 Bowling Green… Continue Reading
Bossy Holiday Victorious in Ontario Sire Heritage Series November 28, 2022 - The Ontario Sire Heritage Series concluded last Friday at Woodbine Racetrack, with Bossy Holiday winning the colts and geldings division and $20,000 in bonus money. A Talk Oaks Farm homebred,… Continue Reading
Collecting Flatter very game in Glorious Song S. win November 5, 2022 - Ivan Dalos’ homebred 2-year-old filly Collecting Flatter got back to her winning ways with a front-running victory in the $125,000 Glorious Song S. Nov. 5 at Woodbine... Continue Reading
Tall Oaks Farm Champion Avie’s Flatter Retired to Stud in Ontario October 17, 2022 - TORONTO, October 14, 2022 – Avie’s Flatter, 2018 champion two-year-old, and earner of over $1 million in his career, is retiring from racing to stand stud at Colebrook Farms. The Tall… Continue Reading
Undefeated Collecting Flatter victorious in stakes debut July 17, 2022 - Saturday’s $125,000 My Dear S. at Woodbine turned out to be a match race between a pair of Tall Oaks homebred fillies, with Collecting Flatter getting the better of Speedy… Continue Reading
E. P. Taylor Award of Merit: IVAN DALOS April 22, 2022 - Ivan came to Canada from Hungary around the same time E.P. Taylor opened Woodbine racetrack in 1956 and put together a successful flooring and construction business. Once the horse racing… Continue Reading
Tall Oaks wins a pair of 2021 Sovereign Awards April 15, 2022 - The 2021 season at the 47th Annual Sovereign Awards, hosted by The Jockey Club of Canada on April 14 just outside of Toronto, were a very special night for Tall… Continue Reading
Tall Oaks a 2021 Sovereign Award finalist in four categories February 27, 2022 - Tall Oaks Farm was listed as a finalist in four categories for the 2021 Sovereign Awards when the Jockey Club of Canada recently announced the nominees... Continue Reading
Ivan Dalos Wins Appeal Against AGCO February 21, 2022 - The Horse Racing Appeal Panel, chaired by Stanley Sadinsky, has granted Ivan Dalos’s appeal to have H C Holiday’s placing and purse reinstated. The horse won a Maiden Optional Claiming… Continue Reading
Tall Oaks’ Ivan Dalos to Receive E. P. Taylor Award of Merit February 21, 2022 - The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce that Ivan Dalos will be presented with the E. P. Taylor Award of Merit during the 47th Annual Sovereign Awards Ceremony… Continue Reading
Tall Oaks stallions well-represented in 2022 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame auction January 19, 2022 - For the first time in three years, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame will hold its online stallion service auction, and Tall Oaks Farm is honoured to offer breedings… Continue Reading
Avie’s Flatter passes $1 million milestone with Nearctic victory October 18, 2021 - Avie’s Flatter went over $1 million in earnings with a dominating score under Luis Contreras in Sunday’s Grade 2, $281,800 Nearctic at Woodbine. Avie’s Flatter ($16.50) raced three lengths off… Continue Reading
AVIE’S FLATTER CAPTURES GRADE 2 CONNAUGHT CUP July 19, 2021 - Turf stakes action kicked off at Woodbine Racetrack on Sunday with Ivan Dalos’ popular homebred Avie’s Flatter back to his winning ways in the $175,000 Connaught Cup (Grade 2) for… Continue Reading