Welcome to Jen's Thoroughblog. This is a personal blog site with news and some views on the Ontario thoroughbred racing industry. It is updated most mornings. I am a freelance writer and handicapper for various publications. Opinions on this site are NOT THOSE OF ANY OF MY EMPLOYERS. Feel free to give your insights and comments. Thoroughblog has the right to refuse publication of anonymous or offensive comments.
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Celebrate and pump Canadian horse racing and breeding! As last night, JOYFUL VICTORY, foaled in Caledon, Ontario set a track record in winning the Houston Distaff at Sam Houston in Texas, photo from Sam Houston. WYNNE, WIN SITUATION It
Yay, there is racing this year! Now let’s fight for our incredible industry to make it grow! Dave Landry THOROUGHBRED RACING WILL BE BACK FOR 2 YEARS WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN? It was a small (the turn-out from
UPDATED THURSDAY MORNING: Remembering Bud Reynolds, local 3yo’s in action Saturday **BREAKING NEWS – WOODBINE PRESS CONFERENCE THURSDAY 10 A.M. Thoroughblog will be there and set to report later today on deals with OLG and province… The Ontario Government and
HAVE A VISION? Woodbine Mile and Breeders’ Cup Mile winner COURT VISION who stands at Park Stud in Orangeville as part of the Spendthrift Canada project, had his first baby born in Canada yesterday. The beautiful stallion (Gulch –
Field Crop News: Buying Horse Hay When Supplies Are Tight Many horse owners are finding it especially challenging this year to find and purchase suitable hay at a price they can afford. Hopefully, the low hay yields due to
NEWS – Woodbine Entertainment Group Negotiations Ongoing Deloitte Touche LLP is still in the process of conducting their audit of Woodbine Entertainment Group’s finances. In the interim, the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG)
Tampa Bay photo EXPLOSIVE – Dynamic Sky wins Pasco Stakes with 88 Beyer Figure It was deja vu all over again for John Oxley, Mark Casse and Luis Contreras on the 2nd Saturday in January as they
DAVE LANDRY visited the horses at WINDHAVEN in Caledon recently and some were really interested in the goings on! CANADIAN BRED DYNAMIC SKY is in the Pasco today Tampa Bay Downs.
The big purchase by Canadian NAT REA in the ring – she’s a very calm young lady that’s for sure! Canadian NAT REA, owner of the new REGIS FARMS in King City, paid $1.45 million for this Kentucky bred gal,
UPDATE – Ottawa Citizen’s Louisa Taylor, on slots, racing and saving horses http://www.ottawacitizen.com/sports/Part+BETTING+FUTURE/7781745/story.html Canadian-bred HARD NOT TO LIKE win big at Gulfstream! Coglianese photo from Gulfstream WE LIKE WE LIKE!!! 94 Beyer for HARD NOT TO