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Woodbine announces 2018 Thoroughbred stakes schedule; Woodbine and HBPA form Health and Welfare Committee

Woodbine Entertainment has announced its stakes schedule for the 2018 Thoroughbred racing season with 96 stakes highlighted by the 159th running of the $1 million Queen's Plate, the first jewel of...

Ontario Racing Trivia Contest: Week 7

Q: Who won the 1998 O’Brien Award as Horse of the Year? Email your answer (must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on February 25) to: [email protected]

Country Boy 123 becomes first two-time Horse of the Year in Ontario Quarter Horse Racing

The Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario, Inc. held its annual Racing Awards Banquet on Feb. 17 at the Ajax Downs Convention Centre and history was made as Country Boy 123 became the first two-time...

Five win Saturday for Jamieson

TORONTO, February 17, 2018 – Jody Jamieson may want to trademark the name “Mr. Saturday Night” after having another big evening at Woodbine Racetrack.

Host Tracks Confirmed For 2018 Driving Championships

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the host tracks and dates for the 2018 Regional Driving Championships and National Driving Championship which will ultimately determine Canada’s...

OSS 3-Year-Old Payment Due February 15

Owners of Ontario Sires Stakes eligible 3-year-olds are reminded that February 15 is the deadline for the $800 three-year-old OSS sustaining payment.

Ontario Racing Trivia Contest: Week 6

Q: Which driver has captured the most O’Brien Awards?             Email your answer (must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on February 18) to: [email protected]

QROOI 2017 Awards Banquet set for Saturday, February 17

The QROOI will host their 2017 Awards Banquet on Saturday February 17, 2018 at the Ajax Convention Centre.

Woodbine Entertainment update on Integrity Initiative (SRIAI)

TORONTO, February 8, 2018 – Woodbine Entertainment today provided a new update regarding the recently announced Standardbred Racing Integrity and Accountability Initiative (SRIAI).

Information Bulletin No. 59 – Moving Ahead: Release of Equine Drug Program Working Group

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is pleased to release a Summary Report of the work delivered by the Equine Drug Program Working Group over the last seven months.