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ORC Decision on Standardbred Revenue Allocation

On June 8, the final decision of a panel of the ORC was released.


Dave Wall on coming full circle

The Canadian Hall of Famer started out with John Campbell in Ontario in the 1970s and said he is honoured to be part of Campbell’s last career drive to take place on July 30 on Legends Day at...

Standardbred OSS

Filly taking a different path to OSS success than her big brother

Three-year-old trotting filly Literally earns her second Grassroots trophy in season opener.

Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to attend The Queen’s Plate

Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will be the Guest of Honour at the 158th running of The Queen’s Plate Stakes.


NA Cup draw complete; WEG announces $10 million investment in Mohawk

The connections of Pepsi North America Cup elimination winners Downbytheseaside, Huntsville and Fear The Dragon selected the two, three and four positions, respectively.

Quarter Horse

Wagering strong at Ajax Downs as Summer Arrives

        Summer has arrived and horse racing fans flocked to Ajax Downs on June 11 and bet in record amounts on the eight-race card which featured many exciting finishes by...

Holy Helena erupts in Woodbine Oaks / Guy Caballero pulls 20-1 shocker in Plate Trial

Holy Helena wins the Woodbine Oaks, while Guy Caballero takes the Plate Trial.

Celebration Of The Horse Tonight!

Tonight is Kawartha Downs’ annual Celebration of the Horse night with lots of fun activities and events for the whole family.

Standardbred OSS

Investment in patience nets Reid a Gold Series win

Trainer hopes Gold win means his sophomore trotting filly trio is returning to form

New General Manager At Kawartha Downs

Kawartha Downs will host 18 race cards this season, every Saturday night from May 27 to September 30 (except September 16).