Transition Funding for Ontario Racetracks

The Ontario government has signed agreements for transition funding with 12 racetracks for the 2013-2014 racing season. This funding is intended to bridge the gap between revenue lost by the ending of the Slots-At-Racetrack Program and operating costs while the read more

Reining Riders Declared for NAJYRC

The Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships, presented by Gotham North, will be held July 17-21, 2013 in Lexington, Kentucky.cThe Canadian Reining Committee has announced the declared riders for this competition: Young Riders Georgia Yozipovic – AB read more

Spruce Meadows Wraps Up First Two Weeks of Summer Tournaments

The Spruce Meadows Summer Tournaments has started out as a major success this year, with increased entries and riders from 11 nations competing at the first two five-star Tournaments. The ‘National’ Tournament CSI-W 5*, held June 5-9, saw top action read more

Premier Wynne Addresses the Ontario Horse Industry

The following letter was written by Premier Kathleen Wynne regarding the state of horse racing in Ontario: The new Ontario government believes in a strong, sustainable future for the horse racing industry in this province. We have a plan, guided read more

FEI Development Award Winners Make a Difference

Just two weeks after launching the FEI Awards 2013, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body of equestrian sport, has already received dozens of nominations. Many of these are for the Development category, which rewards an individual or read more

Five Iron took command out of the gate and would not be denied a front-running victory in Sunday’s $153,300 Victoria Park Stakes, at Woodbine. Five Iron, trained by Robert Martin for Fred Allor, came into the 1 1/8-mile ‘Poly’ event read more

Canadian Olympian David Marcus of Campbellville, ON, made a clean sweep of the grand prix division at the CDI3* Angelstone International Dressage Tournament held June 14 through 16 in Rockwood, ON. Riding his 2012 London Olympic mount, Chrevi’s Capital, Marcus read more

There were emotional scenes when Andrew Nicholson and Mr Cruise Control triumphed at Luhmühlen, presented by DHL Paket, the penultimate leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™. It was the 51-year-old New Zealander’s fourth CCI4* victory in a year, but the read more

John C. Oxley’s Northern Passion was up in the final stride to collar Why Katherine in Saturday’s $125,400 Zadracarta Stakes, at Woodbine. Northern Passion, trained by Mark Casse and confidently ridden by Luis Contreras, saved ground near the back of read more

Ultimate Destiny, owned and trained by Alec Fehr, prevailed in a dramatic photo finish over Good Better Best to earn his first stakes score in Saturday’s $125,000 Steady Growth Stakes, at Woodbine. Ultimate Destiny, purchased privately by Fehr near the read more

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