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Mr. John Hayes named Independent Chairman of Ontario Racing; full board announced

TORONTO, June 4, 2018 – Ontario Racing (OR) today announced the full composition of its new Board of Directors.

Standardbred OSS

Patience pays Gold dividends to Alexus Eh’s owners

Patience and hard work see Alexus Eh and Sorceress Seelster land the spoils in the three-year-old trotting filly Gold Series opener.

Standardbred OSS

Pretty Handsome wins Grassroots rematch fair and square

Pretty Handsome earned his first Grassroots win of the sophomore campaign at Woodbine Mohawk Park Friday.

Standardbred OSS

Steacy strikes early in defence of Johnston Cup title

Trainer Mark Steacy and driver James MacDonald teamed up to win two sophomore pacing filly Grassroots divisions Thursday.

2018 Racing Under Saddle Schedule

RUS Ontario is a group of Standardbred horse racing participants, breeders, and fans of Racing Under Saddle. RUS is famously known as ‘Trot Monté’ racing, a hybrid of harness and thoroughbred...

Standardrama Set For Sunday

The Standardbred Showcase Riding Club season kicks off this coming Sunday (June 3) at the Orono Fairgrounds with Standardrama, the first event of the summer's Ontario Standardbred Show Series.

BIA Day at Dresden Raceway this Sunday

This Sunday at Dresden Raceway will not only feature a great card of racing but will also include more giveaways than a normal week as it’s B.I.A. day at the races.

Sharpe's Summer Series announced

MILTON, May 31, 2018 – Woodbine Entertainment has release details for a group of summer series, presented by Sharpe Farm Supplies Limited, to be raced at four-different tracks across Ontario.

Wanna Drive is coming to a racetrack near you!

Take a ride on the racetrack! Wanna Drive is a race industry program that gives race fans and racetrack visitors young and old the opportunity to get behind a racehorse.

Fort Erie racing gets out of the gate with record crowd

It was a record day on track, as Fort Erie Race Track kicked off its 121st racing season on Tuesday, May 29.  More than 5,000 people filled the grandstand for the season opener and free concert by...