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VANESSA NG PHOTO of the grandstand at King Abdulaziz Racecourse

Saudi Cup: Emma-Jayne Wilson Part of Horse Racing History

One of Canada's top riders competes in the Jockey Challenge on February 28th in Riyadh, where women's rights are slowly evolving.

AGCO CEO Jean Major to retire in 2020; Tom Mungham will take on role

Transition at the AGCO is underway for Tom Mungham to assume role of CEO by August as Major ends 16 years at helm of Commission.

2019 Queen's Plate champion One Bad Boy leading the field in the first turn at Woodbine Racetrack. (Michael Burns Photo)

Additional tickets available for the 2020 Queen’s Plate Festival

A wide selection of tickets is now on sale for the 2020 Queen’s Plate Festival, set for Saturday, June 27 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Horsepeople Return to Woodbine; Horses Arrive Feb. 26

Set-up on the Woodbine backstretch can begin Monday morning for the return of horses to Toronto's track for the 2020 season.

A.P. Indy.

A.P. Indy 1989-2020; A Modern Day Legend who raced at Woodbine

Horse of the Year, leading sire and broodmare sire, sire of sires passed away peacefully at the age of 31 on Feb. 21 at Lane's End in Kentucky.

Eye-Popping Win by Cafe Pharoah in Hyacinth Stakes; Gains Derby Points

Undefeated son of American Pharoah went from 14th to 1st in a hand ride to get on the list of possible Kentucky Derby starters.

The 2020 Stakes Schedule at Hastings Racecourse

2020 Hastings Schedule Offers 36 Stakes Totaling $2.15 Million

The 2020 Stakes Schedule at Hastings Racecourse will be worth $2.15 million in purse money over the course of a 51-day racing calendar that begins April 26.

YORKTON is a graded stakes winner in Canada and a finalist for Champion Sprinter for 2019 - MICHAEL BURNS PHOTO

Weekend Preview: Yorkton tackles Grade 3 at Gulfstream

Chiefswood Stable's Sovereign Award sprint finalist seeks graded stakes win on the dirt on Feb. 22 in World of Trouble Stakes

Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia / Neville Hopwood

Maximum Security Arrives in Desert for Saudi Cup

The richest race in the world offers $20 million, set for 'leap day', Feb. 29; post time for first race on eight-race card is 8 a.m.

'Flyin' - PUMPKIN RUMBLE iwon his second straight Valedictory Stakes (G3). His rider Eurico da Silva ended his career with this victory. Michael Burns photo

Pumpkin Rumble Retired; Has Been Accepted to LongRun

Two-time Valedictory Stakes (G3) winner had "small injury" and owners Al and Bill Ulwelling have retired their 9-year-old star

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