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William Whitaker Wins $210,000 Tourmaline Cup 1.60m at the Masters

Competition continued at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ with two great competitions for show jumping on the Friday schedule. William Whitaker (GBR) became the fifth rider in the Whitaker family to record a victory at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament. He

William Whitaker and Upper Class won the $210,000 Tourmaline Cup 1.60m at the Spruce Meadows Masters. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media Services

Kaigun Installed as Favourite for Ricoh Woodbine Mile

The Mark Casse-trained Kaigun has been installed as the 5-2 morning line choice in an extremely competitive renewal of the Grade 1, $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile Sunday at Woodbine. The 18th edition of one of the premier grass races

Drawmaster Toronto Raptors' Terrance Ross at the Ricoh Woodbine Mile Post Position Draw. Photo by WEG/Michael Burns Photography

Canada Hosts the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping

When the traditional and prestigious Spruce Meadows “Masters” begins today, it is also the countdown for the biggest international equestrian sport challenge, the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping. This initiative of the three Major Shows, the Spruce Meadows “Masters”,

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Team Spirit Trumps the Snow at Spruce Meadows

Wednesday was an historic day at Spruce Meadows. Over 25 cm of snow has fallen on the grounds, and a resulting eight-hour power outage, combined with the devastating impact of the snow on the Spruce Meadows trees and grounds made for a

The Spruce Meadows team, hard at work.

“Talkin’ Horses” On Air Now

The HBPA of Ontario is thrilled to announce that CTV and CTV2 will be the home of a 10-week pilot project “Talkin’ Horses.” Co-hosts Joe Tilley and Jason Portuondo will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at Ontario’s thoroughbred racing industry,

Jane Clark Named Jumping Owners Club 2013 Owner of the Year

Mrs Jane Clark, owner of the top ranked grey Belgium Warmblood mare Cella, has been named Owner of the Year for 2013. Ridden by Great Britain’s Ben Maher, Cella enjoyed a string of successes throughout 2013, including notable victories in

HRH Princess Haya; Mrs Jane Clark; Ben Maher and Mrs. Madeleine Winter-Schulze, representing the Jumping Owners Club

Opening Day at Spruce Meadows Masters Rescheduled Due to Snow

The Spruce Meadows Organizing Committee has determined that due to the extreme weather and hazardous conditions, opening day competitions of the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ will be rescheduled – there will be no competitions, exhibits or entertainment programs at Spruce Meadows

The snow-covered ring at Spruce Meadows.

Short Film Celebrates Spruce Meadows Masters

Rolex has released a new film to celebrate the second equestrian Major of 2014, the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament, which runs from September 10-14, and is part of the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping. As well as an insight