Welland-born horseman moved from Standardbred racing to Thoroughbreds in 2021 and was among the leading trainers at Fort Erie last year.
The Plate Trial winner was third in the Plate to super filly Moira and will test the dirt at Fort Erie on Sept. 13.
With Queen's Plate winner Moira bypassing the second jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown, a nice purse awaits one of these sophomores.
Year two of the COVID-19 pandemic once again hung over the world and racing in this country struggled, but also had many great stories.
A look at the highlights, handles and current standings in the races for top jockey, trainer, owner and horse at tracks across Canada.
Dr. Robert Vukovich's Canadian-bred colt will prepare for the October 3 Breeders' Stakes at Woodbine at 1 1/2 miles on turf.
While Woodbine and other Ontario tracks will have fans on site beginning July 1, Fort Erie has stated it will not open to spectators yet.
Once again this year, Woodbine has mandated that any horse that leaves Woodbine to race at Fort Erie will be required to stay for the meet.
The amount for the Thoroughbred May equine benefit has been increased for this payment only to $1,700 per qualified horse.
As a result of the continued suspension of live racing in the province, Thoroughbred horsepeople may now access certain purse funds.
The border oval saw record wagering despite Covid restrictions - $40.2 million in 39 days and 15 days where more than $1 million was wagered.
The Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium and the HBPA have provided an update to their horsepeople regarding new measures in place for the upcoming season.
Fort Erie, October 7th…The results from the 2014 racing season at historic Fort Erie Race Track have proven encouraging, demonstrating once again that thoroughbred horse racing in the Niagara region is “Alive and Kicking.” The 79th running of the Prince of Wales, Canada’s second jewel in the Triple Crown, was the highlight of the meet […]
The nominations for the second jewel in Canada’s Triple Crown closed Tuesday, July 15th with 11 possible entrants for the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes.
Live racing for Monday, June 17th has been cancelled at Fort Erie Race Track as a result of insufficient entries. Racing will take place on Sunday, June 16th at 1:15pm and Tuesday, June 18th at 4:15pm.
The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has been made aware of an outbreak of the neurological form of Equine Herpes Virus 1 at Hawthorne Race Course, a thoroughbred racetrack in Illinois. While racing will continue as scheduled at the track, Hawthorne has put a quarantine in place. Due to the outbreak, the ORC is announcing measures for horses arriving […]
The Ontario CTHS is pleased to announce the winning recipients of the Ontario Sired Racing Rewards Program, representing racing excellence of Ontario-Sired performers in Ontario Black Type races for 2010. Sand Cove, a multiple Stakes winner and CTHS Yearling Sale Graduate, has been named the Overall Champion of the Ontario Sired Racing Rewards Program. The […]