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Ontario Stallion Spotlight: Ami's Holiday

A look at Ami's Holiday, the graded stakes and Canadian Classic winner of $874,500.

Multitude of improvements at Rideau Carleton perfect time to bring back Des Smith Classic

Peter Andrusek said he’s excited about the return of the Des Smith Classic open pace to Rideau Carleton Raceway this summer, mostly because the track will have completed a number of important...

Mohawk Million slots filled; Race on for September 26

Woodbine Entertainment today announced that the inaugural Mohawk Million for two-year-old trotters will officially be contested on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

Malibu Mambo tops 2020 Queen’s Plate Winterbook

The 2020 Queen’s Plate Winterbook was released today featuring a list of 92 three-year-old Thoroughbreds nominated to the Canadian Triple Crown, topped by rising star Malibu Mambo.

Ontario Stallion Spotlight: Frac Daddy

A look at Canada's outstanding leading first crop sire, who won five graded stakes races.

Dr. David Mellor discusses bits and breathing in horses

Bits and breathing. Both words start with the letter “b”, and most might assume their relationship ends there. But Dr. David Mellor, a leading animal welfare expert at Massey University in New...

Wellwood Memorial offers chance at Mohawk Million glory

As Tuesday’s (February 18) stakes nomination deadline looms, Woodbine Entertainment would like to remind connections of two-year-old trotters of the increased purse and Mohawk Million slot...

Ontario Stallion Spotlight: Seattle Serenade

A look at the speedy son of Grade 1 champion Smart Strike.

Ontario Stallion Spotlight: Signature Red

A look at the outstanding son of Bernstein, a multiple Grade 2 stakes winner who had 19 top-three finishes from 27 starts.

Woodbine 2020 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule Finalized

Woodbine Entertainment has released an updated stakes schedule for the 2020 Thoroughbred meet with dates adjusted for a handful of early and late season events.