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NOBLE BIRD RUNS IN EARLE MACK’S STARTING GATE SLOT IN PEGASUS The PEGASUS WORLD CUP, Jan. 28, prospective field with last 4 Beyer Figures: California Chrome – 104, 119, 112, 113 Arrogate – 120, read more
CHROME WORKS, LUCKY SCHOOLS Lucky Gulfstream Park fans who got up early were able to watch California Chrome have a workout at Gulfstream Park on Saturday morning. One of the modern era’s greatest racehorses is getting ready for the $12 read more
21 MARES BOUGHT BY ONTARIO RESIDENTS THROUGH 3 SESSIONS OF KEENELAND JANUARY* (*sales sheets results only, not including private sales) Ontario residents were busy again at the 3rd session of the Keeneland January horses of All Ages read more
ONTARIO BREEDERS GO SHOPPING The new Mare Purchase Program announced by the HBPA and CTHS of Ontario seems to have added a little zip to the Ontario breeding industry as more than half a dozen people have purchased mares in read more
BRIAN LYNCH WILL NOT HAVE WOODBINE STRING IN 2017 The Blood-Horse Daily story on trainer Brian Lynch quotes Brian has saying he will not have a string of horses at Woodbine this read more
STATE OF HONOR 2nd in Mucho Macho Man, 85 Beyer Speed Figure Ontario-bred STATE OF HONOR, from the first crop of To Honor and Serve from the mare State Cup, by Elusive Quality, battled read more
It is about -20 Celcius these days in southern Ontario and the further north you go, say, Shelburne, ON, the colder, and windier it gets. Thoroughblog had a fun visit with owner and breeder and yearling consignor JOHN CAREY at read more
HAPPY NEW YEAR – CTHS AND HBPA OF ONTARIO INTRODUCE THE MARE PURCHASING PROGRAM In an age of extreme uncertainty for thousands of people who breed, raise, buy, race, ride or train Thoroughbreds, a new initiative introduced at the read more
CELEBRATE 250 YEARS OF HORSE RACING IN CANADA! It is said one of the first advertised horse races to be held in Canada came on July 1, 1767 on the Plains of Abraham (named for a farmer who owned the read more
It is the last day of 2016 and time to look forward to a brand new year – 2017. Yearlings turning 2, mares expecting foals and the juveniles turning 3 inspiring classic dreams. There are many challenges ahead read more