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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:

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.

Ontario Racing Trivia Contest: Week 10

Q: Which driver won back-to-back O’Brien Awards in 2012-13 and 2015-16? Email your answer (must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on March 18) to:

AGCO Information Bulletin No. 62 – Moving Ahead: Release of Health and Safety Working Group Summary Report

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is pleased to release a Summary Report of the work delivered by the Health and Safety Working Group.

Last chance to nominate for CHRHF Class of 2018

The horse racing community is reminded that nominations for the CHRHF Class of 2018 close tomorrow, March 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm E.S.T.