Woodbine Racetrack

Woodbine Racetrack Casino Public Consultation

Toronto City Council has tasked the City Manager with seeking public input on expanded gaming at Woodbine Racetrack. The public consultation will include: a public meeting in Etobicoke; an online questionnaire promoted on the City’s website and via social media; a city-wide public opinion poll; and a presentation at Executive Committee. The City Manager will […]

Talkin’ Horses is Back

September 2014 saw the HBPA of Ontario introduce the T.V. show Talkin’ Horses. Pleased with the success of last year’s show, the Board of the HBPA is excited to announce that Talkin’ Horses will be back for another season, expanding from 10 to 21 episodes. Talkin’ Horses was created by executive producer Joe Tilley who […]

Jockey Club of Canada Graded Stakes

The Jockey Club of Canada’s Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the Graded and Listed Stakes in Canada and while the number of Graded Stakes in Canada remains unchanged at 43 there is one notable downgrade for 2014. The Graded Stakes Committee meeting, conducted by Committee Chair, Jeff Begg with all Committee Members […]

Strait of Dover Takes Queen’s Plate

Canyon Farms’ homebred Strait of Dover, ridden confidently by Justin Stein, made every pole a winning one while taking the $1 million Queen’s Plate, Canada’s most famous horse race, in record time Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack. At the finish of the mile and one-quarter classic for Canadian-bred three-year-olds, Strait of Dover held a one and […]