News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Ontario Racing Releases Wagering Data

Ontario Racing Releases Wagering Data

As part of Ontario Racing’s commitment to transparency and industry information sharing, OR has collaborated with the CPMA to reconcile and provide a ten-year overview of Ontario related wagering – specifically wagering by Ontario customers, and wagering on Ontario product. read more

Comment on Proposed Animal Transport Law Changes

It was reported last fall that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) was undertaking a review of animal transportation regulations for the first time in 30 years. Changes have been drafted and are now available for review at this link. read more

Woodbine Announces the End of HPItv

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced HPItv will shut down its multi-track channel and accompanying odds channel effective Saturday, April 11, 2017. WEG has operated HPItv, a CRTC licensed digital television channel that broadcasts racing to homes across Canada, and its read more

Hastings to Offer More Stakes Races in 2017

The 2017 thoroughbred racing season will see an increase of three races to its stakes schedule it was announced today by Darren MacDonald, Hastings Racecourse General Manager & Director of Racing BC. “With all of the incentives now available to read more

Cyberfoal Celebrates 20 Years is celebrating 20 years of helping newborn foals in need of colostrum. This online resource was created by Peter J. Hurst, the founder of the Alberta Nurse Mare and Colostrum Registry, in order to provide easy access for those read more


2017 Ontario Thoroughbred Mare Purchase Rebate

The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) & the HBPA of Ontario are pleased to announce an exciting new program to assist in the expansion and improvement of the resident band of Broodmares in Ontario and increase the race horse read more

Park Stud Launch Investment Fund

For the first time in Park Stud’s storied 35-year history, the farm will begin offering investment partnerships through the Park Stud Broodmare Investment Fund, launched this month. Park Stud is Canada’s premier commercial thoroughbred stallion farm. The farm counts 10-time read more

OIE Global Conference on Animal Welfare

Over 400 participants, representing more than 100 countries, attended the recent the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Global Conference on Animal Welfare. A draft global strategy on animal welfare was presented for the first time to serve as a read more

Woodbine Wagering Up 7%

Woodbine Entertainment Group announced wagering on Woodbine’s 2016 live Thoroughbred racing season, which concluded Sunday, December 4, rose sharply over the 2015 meet. The 133-day season produced an “all-sources” handle of $469,452,009, a 7.1% per cent increase over the $438,185,077 read more

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