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Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2018 Ballot Announced

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2018 ballot. A total of 30 horses & people comprised of 15 Thoroughbred & 15 Standardbred candidates have been selected to appear...


Ontario government announces long-term funding agreement for the horse racing industry

The Ontario government has announced a long-term funding agreement for the horse racing industry that will provide up to $105 million a year, for 19 years, beginning in 2019. This agreement is...

Ontario Sires Stakes 3yo Sustained List Posted To Website

The list of 3-year-olds that have been sustained to race in the Ontario Sires Stakes program in 2018 has now been posted to the OSS website. The total, broken down by sex and gait appears at the...

New two-year-old turf stakes for Woodbine's 2018 meet

TORONTO, March 21, 2018 - Woodbine Entertainment will introduce a pair of six-furlong turf sprints for two-year-olds to its Thoroughbred stakes program along with various other racing opportunities...

Ontario Racing Trivia Contest: Week 11

Q: In which year did Bee A Magician win Canadian and U.S. Horse of the Year honours? Email your answer (must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on March 25) to: [email protected]

Wild And Crazy Guy (43-1) stuns in Preferred

TORONTO, March 19, 2018 – Martin Lachance trainee Wild And Crazy Guy upset six rivals at odds of 43-1 in Monday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Racetrack.

Under a Sea of Clouds

Veteran trainer David Bell ventures out to the Woodbine training track on a chilly March morning. 

From NHL Players Jacob de la Rose and Filip Forsberg making their mark as horse owners

Going up against the best hockey players on the planet doesn’t bring out the nerves in Montreal Canadiens forward Jacob de la Rose. But watching the horse he co-owns with another NHLer compete...

Optimism and opportunity

“It almost didn’t happen, but I pursued it and had a good end to the year,” said Santino Di Paola, reflecting on the 2017 racing meet and his first official year as a trainer at Woodbine Racetrack.

OSS 2-Year-Old Payments due March 15

Owners of Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) eligible horses are reminded that the deadline for the 2-year-old OSS sustaining payment of $600 ($510 U.S.) is March 15th.