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A Spin Around Woodbine's International News

Everybody is talking about Woodbine. Saturday's excellent Woodbine card features three Breeders' Cup Win & You're In events - the Nearctic, E.P Taylor and Canadian International - and my local news scanner is starting to smoke as reports flow in at quadruple the usual pace.

Let's take a look at some of the stories:

ESPN is talking about the E.P Taylor: Contredanse set for E.P. Taylor:

The E.P. Taylor Stakes generally attracts several European fillies and mares, lured by the 1 1/4-mile turf race's Grade 1 status and $1 million purse. But the European influence in Saturday's renewal of the race is unprecedented -- no fewer than eight of the 10 entrants will be European shippers.

"It looks like I'm representing all of North America," said Roger Attfield, the locally based trainer who will send out Miss Keller and Mekong Melody.

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What the Nation is saying about A Spin Around Woodbine's International News...

The IRISH love that huge turf course and do very well over it.

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