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The Equine Foundation of Canada has contributed $16,000 to Equine Guelph. This donation covers 80 per cent of the purchase price of an Equinosis Lameness Locator®, which will benefit both research projects and education by providing an objective method of…

Hastings Handle Up 13% Over 2014

After six days of racing at Hastings Racecourse the mutual handle is up 13% over 2014. We keep track on a day to day basis comparing day one against day one in 2014 and so on. A combination of good…

Skylander Girl, reunited with rider Emile Ramsammy, turned the tables on rival Unspurned to capture Saturday’s $173,400 Grade 3 Hendrie Stakes, at Woodbine. Owned and trained by Alexander Patykewich, Skylander Girl arrived at the 6 1/2-furlong ‘Poly’ sprint from a…

Emma-Jayne Wilson and Steve Bahen Recovering After Spill

Jockeys Emma-Jayne Wilson and Steve Bahen were taken to Humber River Hospital after being involved in a spill in the fifth race on Sunday at Woodbine. The incident occurred when Allowed, with Bahen up, appeared to clip heels with On…

Nine-year-old Paso Doble made his seasonal debut a winning one with a front-running effort to capture Sunday’s $125,000 New Providence Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Fournier for owners Centennial Farms (Niagara) Inc. and Craig Racing, the Bold n’ Flashy…

William Fox-Pitt (GBR) re-wrote the record books when he became the first rider in history to win a CCI4* on a stallion, jumping a magnificent clear round in today’s final phase on Christopher Stone’s Chilli Morning to capture the Mitsubishi…

Jessica Phoenix Injured at Jersey Fresh

Canadian Eventing rider, Jessica Phoenix of Clarington, Ont. was injured on May 9, 2015 following a rotational fall during the cross-country phase of the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event in Allentown, N.J. Phoenix’s fall took place at jump six of…

Andrew Nicholson (NZL) joked that he was “still living the dream” after judging his Cross-Country round on Nereo to perfection at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015. The brilliant New Zealand rider finished…

Jeffrey Begg Named Chief Steward of The Jockey Club of Canada

Jim Lawson formally stepped down as Chief Steward of The Jockey Club of Canada in April 2015 and the Board of Stewards has appointed Jeffrey Begg to the position of Chief Steward. Mr. Lawson recently replaced Nick Eaves as CEO of…



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