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Ontario Racing Horse Health Survey

Ontario Racing Horse Health Survey

Equine Guelph is calling on grooms, trainers and owners in the racing industry, to complete a first of its kind survey on racehorse health and well-being to direct future research and programs for the industry. Your feedback can help shape read more

Will She? No Doubt About it in Fanfreluche Romp

Will She, patiently handled by Jesse Campbell, settled off a hot early pace before pouncing to an open lengths score in Sunday’s co-featured $150,000 Fanfreluche Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mike Keogh for owner-breeder Gustav Schickedanz, Will She arrived at read more

Jesse Campbell guides Will She to victory in the $150,000 Fanfreluche Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns

Caren Captivating in Carotene Coup

Robert Marzilli’s Caren made her final start of 2016 a winning one with a front-running score in Sunday’s $150,000 Carotene Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mike DePaulo, the three-year-old daughter of Society’s Chairman picked up her fourth stakes win of read more

Jesse Campbell guides Caren to victory in the $150,000 Carotene Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns

Woodbine Introduces Betting on Hong Kong Races

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) today announced an agreement in which Canadian customers can now wager directly into the HKJC betting pools, effective this Sunday’s card (October 23) from Sha Tin Race Course in read more

Thoroughbred Racing Wraps Up at Northlands

The 2016 thoroughbred racing season at Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino concluded today with Rico Walcott winning the Harvest Gold Plate aboard Royal Warrior in the last stakes race of the season. The average daily handle was at $273,767 while read more

2016 Season Wraps up at Fort Erie

It was another record setting year at the Fort Erie Race Track, as the 119th season of live racing at the border oval came to a close on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Among the many positive highlights for the year was read more

Final 2016 Hastings Stats

The 2016 live racing season came to end on Sunday and its very good to report the 2016 season was a total success. The most important stat I believe is we have stabilized the industry over the last three years read more

Horse Peoples’ Alliance of Ontario Launches

Horse people from the Quarter Horse, Standardbred and Thoroughbred industries in Ontario have joined together to form the Horse Peoples’ Alliance of Ontario. The Horse Peoples’ Alliance of Ontario believes that the horse people of Ontario need to empower their read more

Conservatives Fight for Ontario Racing at Queen’s Park

Yesterday during the Queen’s Park question period, Conservative MPP Randy Pettapiece from Perth-Wellington who serves as opposition critic for the horse racing industry, called on the Minister of Finance, Charles Sousa, to do more to help Ontario’s horse racing industry, read more

Closing Day at Hastings

Closing day arrived on Sunday and it was a lot like the day before, wet. Once again the Hastings track crew produced a functional racing surface despite the meteorological challenges and all contestants appeared to return in good order. Most read more


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