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Wagering increase highlights Quarter Horse season

The 49th season of Quarter Horse racing at Ajax Downs wrapped up Oct. 22 with an overall increase in wagering for the 25-day meet.

Turf racing rooted in Woodbine’s future

The installation of Woodbine's new inner turf course is coming down to the homestretch.

13th Annual Harness The Hope This Friday At Western Fair

The Raceway at the Western Fair District, in partnership with KYIS Embroidery, will host the 13th Annual Harness the Hope Fundraiser this Friday, October 26th with proceeds going to benefit the...

Another great Grey Day effort from Gray Phantom

After finishing just a head shy of victory in last year’s inaugural running of the Grey Handicap, the aptly-named Gray Phantom defeated a field of fellow grey and roan coloured horses to make his...

Mayor’s Cup on Final Day of Ajax Downs season

A big 10-race card will complete the 2018 Quarter Horse racing season on Monday, Oct. 22 at Ajax Downs.  The track will also honour its loyal fans with Customer Appreciation Day including giveaways...

Customer Appreciation Day as Ajax Downs wraps up season Monday

A big 10-race card will complete the 2018 Quarter Horse racing season on Monday, Oct. 22 at Ajax Downs. The track will also honour its loyal fans with Customer Appreciation Day including giveaways.

Had to Be Ivory takes the $88,200 Picov Derby

In one of the most exciting renewals of the $88,200 Picov Derby, part of a big, nine-race day at Ajax Downs, Had to Be Ivory would not be denied in the top race for 3-year-old Quarter Horses on Oct...

2018 racing season concludes at Fort Erie Race Track

Another successful year of horse racing has come to an end in Fort Erie. Fans braved the cold weather on Tuesday, October 16 to see the conclusion of the racing season at the 121-year-old border...

Turf Endurance Series wraps up at Woodbine

Camp Creek, saving ground throughout under Rafael Hernandez, moved to the lead on the final turn and drew off for a 3 3/4-length victory in the 2 1/4-mile finale of Woodbine’s second annual Turf...

Desert Encounter triumphs in the Pattison Canadian International

Desert Encounter, under jockey Andrea Atzeni, ran down favourite Thundering Blue in the closing yards to score by a length and lead a 1-2 sweep for European invaders in Saturday’s Grade 1, $800,000...