Rod Hughes Talks Pail & Babies
Apr 20  Trainer Rod Hughes provides an update on North America’s Horse of the Year San Pail as well as his two-year-olds in our latest video interview. His two-year-olds include...

Jim Lawson Appointed Vice Chairman At WEG
Apr 20  At its meeting today, the Woodbine Entertainment Group Board of Directors appointed James J. Lawson a Vice Chairman of the Company. Jim will serve alongside Clay Horner...


Sweet Lou Returns
Apr 20  Last year’s champion two-year-old pacing colt, Sweet Lou, made his first start since his Breeders Crown victory last October at Woodbine, this morning at The Meadows. With Dave Palone...

Check Me Out Impressive In 2012 Debut
Apr 20  Last year’s standout rookie trotting filly Check Me Out made her first appearance of her three-year-old season an impressive one with a 12 length 1:54.4 score in the first qualifier...


New Model Needed For Racing
Apr 20  “We need to create an entrepreneurial approach. We are not going to keep paying people to race horses. We need a new business model," said Ontario Agriculture Minister Ted McMeekin...

Harrington Meet Set To Start Sunday
Apr 20  Harrington Raceway’s 66th season of live harness racing will begin Sunday April 22 with a 13-race program. Promotions are aplenty on the opening night...

Call NDP Again Before Tuesday
Apr 20  Sue Leslie, the president of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association, is urging all horse people to call the offices of NDP MPPs before the vote on the budget scheduled for Tuesday...


Recent ORC Rulings
Apr 19  The Ontario Racing Commission released the results of its latest appeals this afternoon. In the case of John Yake, his appeal was allowed but Randy Waples, Doug McNair and Dwayne Jackson ...

Mayors Refuse To Sign OLG’s Deals
Apr 19  The mayors of both Windsor and Sarnia have decided not to sign the Ontario Lottery and Gaming’s paperwork that would officially end the slots at racetracks program at the racetracks...

Two New Stakes At Red Shores
Apr 19  Red Shores announced today that they have added two new events this year to their stakes schedule sponsored by Meridian Farms. The first series called the Erwin ...


Winning Mister Outduels Sir Caviar
Apr 19  It was Goliath vs. Goliath in Wednesday’s $22,500 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows, with Winning Mister slaying Sir Caviar in the season’s first match-up of the...

Ooh Bad Shark Completes Sweep In Distaff Weiss Final
Apr 19  Ooh Bad Shark dominated on the front end to complete a sweep of the Bobby Weiss Series for three- and four-year-old fillies and mares on the pace, winning Wednesday night’s...

Fillies Shine In Trotting Tilly Stake
Apr 19  Illinois conceived and foaled trotting fillies squared off for the first time in 2012 on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a pair of $10,000 divisions of the Trotting Tilly Stake ...


Irwin Optimistic About Bigtime Ball
Apr 18  What a difference a year makes. This time last year Gord Irwin wasn’t very optimistic when it came to his prized pacer, Bigtime Ball but his tune is different this year...

Qualifiers At Gaitway April 27
Apr 18  With the Meadowland closed next week, the Standardbred Breeders & Owner Association of New Jersey, in cooperation with Freehold Raceway and Gaitway Farms, has arranged for a...

News From Perretti Farms
Apr 18  New Jersey’s own Rocknroll Hanover is the leading money winning sire for pacers thus far in 2012, a remarkable achievement considering his oldest foals are only...

More On Slot Closures
Apr 18  “This would affect a lot of people and I don’t think the government knows the ramifications. I really feel for those people who don’t know anything else and this is all they have done...

Art Z Holding His Own In Levy
Apr 18  Take a gander at the leaderboard entering this Saturday's final preliminary round of Yonkers Raceway's George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series. There's millionaire Real Nice...

Jamieson Returns Needy Ready
Apr 18  Warrawee Needy will be making his qualifying debut at Mohawk Racetrack next week as trainer Carl Jamieson packs up to return to Ontario. Next Monday the Jamieson...

Tioga's Friday Qualifiers Will Race From New Paddock
Apr 18  The first qualifying races of the season will be offered at Tioga Downs at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 20. Entries will be taken at (607) 699-7688 until the box closes at 10 a.m. on...

Fearless Diablo Final Captures First Weiss Final
Apr 18  Fearless Diablo used a powerful closing kick to capture the final of the Bobby Weiss series for three- and our-year-old male pacers on Tuesday night at Pocono Downs...

Wall's Hall Of Fame Induction Featured
Apr 17  “I’ll cherish it ‘til the day I die,” said Ontario horseman Dave Wall on the announcement last week of his induction later this year into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame...

Mark Austin's Fab Four
Apr 17  Sparky Mark is the big gun in the Mark Austin stable but there is reason for optimism among the stable's two-year-old class this season. The Fergus, Ontario stable has...

Moiseyev Sore But Okay
Apr 17  Jack Moiseyev is stiff and sore following last night’s spill at Woodbine, but fortunately he didn’t suffer anything worse than a sprained thumb after landing hard on the track...

Poll: Torontonians Want Casino At Woodbine
Apr 17  A recently commissioned poll by Woodbine Entertainment Group, conducted by Environics Research Group, shows that 51 per cent of Torontonians surveyed support the idea ...

MGM Looking At Casino For Toronto
Apr 17  MGM, the owner of several top flight Las Vegas casinos, has started its bid to build their first Canadian casino in Toronto and they're not interested in simply adding on at Woodbine...

Trotters Rule At Windy Woodbine
Apr 16  Despite unfavourable conditions due to high winds at Woodbine Racetrack on Monday evening, a handful of trotting stakes divisions were featured on the 12 race card...

Moiseyev Involved In Woodbine Accident
Apr 16  Driver Jack Moiseyev and four-year-old pacing gelding Docs Leapord King came away relatively unscathed in a one-horse spill in Monday’s fifth race at Woodbine Racetrack...

Hoorayforvacation Takes Second Straight
Apr 16  Hoorayforvacation erased a six and a half length deficit with a determined uncovered bid and went on to capture his second straight split in the Sir Caviar Trot at The Meadows...

Durand Talks Trotters
Apr 16  Tom Durand has returned from Florida and talks today about the two rookies in his stable including one who will likely be gelded shortly. That colt is the well bred Muscle Mass...

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