News: Canadian Thoroughbred

NDP Responds to OHRIA Questions

The NDP responds to the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association questionnaire: 1. Do you agree with this statement and will you support racetracks as sites for expanded gaming centres? Yes, the Ontario NDP agrees that tapping into the potential of

Tonalist Wins Belmont, California Chrome Comes Fourth

The Triple Crown went unclaimed for a 36th year as Tonalist captured the 146th running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday at Belmont Park by a head over Commissioner, with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California

On Rainbow Bridge Hangs on to Win Lady Angela

Triple K Stables’ On Rainbow Bridge, making a belated seasonal debut, gutted out a nose decision over Sweater Weather in the featured $125,000 Lady Angela Stakes for Ontario-sired three-year-old fillies, Saturday at Woodbine. Trained by Dave Cotey and ridden beautifully

On Rainbow Bridge, piloted by jockey Skye Cherntez, won the $125,000 Lady Angela Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Pender Harbour Overcomes Trouble to Take Steady Growth

Despite a bad start out of the gate, veteran campaigner Pender Harbour rallied from last place to win the featured $125,000 Steady Growth Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. Sent postward the 8-5 second choice to the 3-2 favourite Ultimate Destiny in

Jockey Luis Contreras guides Pender Harbour to victory in the $125, 000 Steady Growth stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Politicians Speak Up About Ontario Horse Racing

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA), has asked candidates who are running for the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to sign a pledge indicating they will be a ‘Champion of Horse Racing and Breeding’ if elected on June 12, 2014.

Liberal Party Responds to OHRIA Questions

Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Liberal Party respond to the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association questionnaire: Q: In their 2013 report, the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel stated: “…one of the most important aspects of integration: [is] the use

Fire Safety on the Farm – Reducing the Risk

Barn fires are every horse owner’s worst nightmare, one that can bring significant emotional and economic loss. However, the sad fact is that many barn fires could have largely been prevented by applying a few basic principles. The most reliable

Ontario PC Plan for Horse Racing Jobs

• All Ontarians want a better, stronger Ontario – with more jobs and opportunity than we have now. We can achieve that if we make the right choices today, starting with a credible plan for Ontario’s economy. • A robust

California Chrome Looks to Shine Again in Belmont Stakes

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will be a heavy favorite to become racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion when he takes on 10 rivals in the 146th renewal of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday at