News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Talkin’ Horses is Back

Talkin’ Horses is Back

September 2014 saw the HBPA of Ontario introduce the T.V. show Talkin’ Horses. Pleased with the success of last year’s show, the Board of the HBPA is excited to announce that Talkin’ Horses will be back for another season, expanding…

Northlands Wraps Successful Harness Racing Season

The 2014/2015 Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino harness racing season came to close this afternoon with a 10-race card at the Edmonton oval. “Northlands Park is alive with action 363 days a year and the harness racing season captures some…

Jockey Club of Canada Graded Stakes Update

The Jockey Club of Canada’s Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the Graded and Listed Stakes in Canada. The Committee upgraded one Listed race bringing the total to 44 Graded Stakes in Canada for 2015. The Graded Stakes Committee…

Temporary Foreign Worker Employment Changes

Effective July 2014, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) have implemented several changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). Employers applying to hire TFWs at the racetrack (Grooms, Exercise Riders and Jockeys) must now pay a processing fee of…

2014 Sovereign Award Finalists

The Jockey Club of Canada will host the 40th Annual Sovereign Awards Party to honour the Canadian Champions of 2014 and to celebrate Thoroughbred racing in Canada on Friday, April 10, 2015 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. The cocktail-attire celebration…

California Chrome Scores 2014 Horse of the Year Title

California Chrome, last year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, has won the 2014 Horse of the Year, which was announced Saturday evening at the 44th annual Eclipse Awards, presented by Daily Racing Form, Breeders’ Cup and The Stronach Group. The…

Canadians Visiting USA Warned of Tax Implications

Canadians who spend extended periods of time in the United States should familiarize themselves with the Entry Exit Initiative, a new information-sharing agreement between Canada and the US, which allows officials to track how many days Canadians spend in the…

Woodbine’s CEO Nick Eaves Steps Down

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced that President and CEO, Nick Eaves, will be leaving the company on March 31, 2015. Eaves took on the role of CEO in 2010, with a mandate to establish a new and stable foundation…

Update: Contaminated Feed Kills Florida Horses

LATEST UPDATE: The state of Florida has fined Lakeland Animal Nutrition $4,000 after feed they manufactured and sold poisoned 22 horses at Masterpiece Equestrian Center in Davie, Florida. An investigation by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services revealed…



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