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$19.9 million bet on Gulfstream racing yesterday from all-sources – great racing, great betting                 ALLEY SCRAPPER Ontario bred Lukes Alley takes down Grade 1 GP Turf The handsome, long striding bay horse read more


PHOTOS OF THE DAY – Canadian champion STRUT THE COURSE gets some kid lovin’ BRODY AND MASON DURR are giving lots of love and mints to Strut the Course at Webb Carroll Training Centre. Champion mare, foaled in Ontario and read more


        STEP UP TO THE QUEEN’S PLATE – TICKETS ON SALE! Tickets for the 157th edition of the Queen’s Plate are now on sale through Ticketmaster. The 2016 edition of Canada’s celebration of horse racing and the read more


Sunday morning, already the last day of January – temperatures soaring in Ontario to 50 F today – here is a replay for the HOLY BULL STAKES – GRADE 2 from Saturday:         THE DOMINATOR MOHAYMEN struts read more


EXCITING RACES TODAY – CANADIAN BREDS FIGURE PROMINENTLY   Gulfstream Park today – the card begins at noon with an allowance race featuring two decent Ontario-bred gals and that race is followed by a maiden race with a half-sister to read more


  Introducing….SPORT OF QUEENS RACING! Always wanted to own a racehorse on a small scale?     Francine Villeneuve and Amanda Roxborough are well known names in Canadian racing circles and beyond. The former jockeys who have trained and been read more


  ALPHA BETTOR WINS PORTLAND MILE 8-year-old champion reportedly headed to stud         Canadian champion ALPHA BETTOR, the top older horse in Canada in 2013, roared from far off the place in the slop to win the read more


PART 1 – LETTER FROM STEVE LYM (WEG) TO HORSEPEOPLE   Starting in 2014, WEG has made substantial changes to its racing program. An Ontario Sire (OS) purse bonus of 40% in all open races was introduced (except for horses read more


  WHAT DOESN’T KILL YOU… Ryan Deyotte taking on Woodbine in 2016 as Sheena Ryan’s agent             Horse racing has a way of making its people tougher than they ever thought they could be. Ryan read more


ON THE BLOCK A couple of weeks ago, this corner had an interview with Lou Tucci about his Queen’s Plate winner MIDNIGHT ARIA entered in the upcoming Fasig-Tipton Mixed Sale in early February. The Midnight Lute horse is a stallion read more

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