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Ontario Stallion Spotlight: Naughty New Yorker

A look at the millionaire and graded stakes winner of 12 races in 67 starts.

Ontario Racing announces COVID-19 aid package for horsepeople

Ontario Racing today announced financial support in line with existing race cancellation practices aimed at the province’s Standardbred horsepeople in light of the COVID-19 virus pandemic...

Woodbine CEO desperately worried about the future of the industry

You can hear the strain in Jim Lawson’s voice as the Woodbine Entertainment CEO struggles to come to grips with what is happening to his industry as the COVID-19 pandemic creates havoc across the...

Confederation Cup & Battle of Waterloo/Belles included in Woodbine stakes payment suspension

Woodbine Entertainment announced Wednesday (March 25) the suspension of all Standardbred stakes payments due on April 15, 2020.

Ontario Stallion Spotlight: Naughty New Yorker

A look at the millionaire and graded stakes winner of 12 races in 67 starts.

Ontario Racing Task Force Call For Information

Ontario Racing’s newly formed task force, created in response to the many challenges horse racing and its horsepeople are currently facing, is requesting information to help assist in its decision...

QROOI/Ajax Downs Press Release

The QROOI and Ontario Racing are working to develop an Aid package to help provide our industry with some level of support. 

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2020 Ballot Announced

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2020 ballot. A total of 30 people and horses comprised of 15 Thoroughbred and 15 Standardbred candidates, have been selected to...

Woodbine to suspend April stakes payments

Due to the suspension of live racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Woodbine Entertainment has made the decision to suspend the upcoming April 15, 2020 Standardbred stakes...

Woodbine Entertainment To Postpone Start Of 2020 Thoroughbred Season

Woodbine Entertainment announced today that it is postponing the start of the 2020 Thoroughbred season until further notice.