Home market area wagering down 41 per cent, foreign market holding its own after shortened 2020 Thoroughbred season.
After the fifth day of presenting to the Ontario government and long discussions about continuing the 2020 season, the wait continues.
Woodbine is in discussions with government officials and noted that November 28th would be the earliest date that racing could resume.
Woodbine Entertainment, HBPA Ontario presented the case for allowing the last 12 days of racing to be held 4 days ago.
The Ontario government and health officials placed horse racing on the lockdown list allowing for 'Training Only' with 12 days left in season
A fabulous afternoon of racing brought out most of the stars of the 2020 season while industry hopes racing continues through lockdown.
Red River Rebel (Reload) wins the Frost King Stakes for owners, breeders Sherry McLean and Denny Andrews on a nervous night.
The Old Forester juvenile is co-owned and trained by Don MacRae and meets 8 others in the Ontario-sired stake.
Red Equinox is one of 10 promising juvenile fillies set to go in the $100,000 sprint for Ontario-sired gals.
The Breeders' Cup and big fields helped Woodbine's betting business and Mark Casse and Rafael Hernandez won both stakes.
Dreaming of Drew, an Ontario-bred 2-year-old filly, won the prestigious Princess Elizabeth Stakes at Woodbine on Oct. 31.