CTHS (ONT) members are being asked to write to their MPPs to bring awareness in an effort to allow the resumption of horse racing in Ontario.
Concerted efforts to convince the Government of Ontario that the final days of the meet could safely be completed were unsuccessful.
Horsemen and racing’s regulators continue to be bewildered by its source; trainers feel punishment is unfair and want purse money returned.
Woodbine Entertainment and TSN set to deliver more weekly coverage with a two-hour show featuring at least three TB and four SB races.
The outbreak of the infectious disease EHV-1 at Woodbine racetrack appears to be contained after biosecurity measures and testing implemented.
In an already difficult situation on the Woodbine backstretch, horsepeople are faced with managing their horses through a contagious equine virus.
Canadian tracks sit and wait for provincial emergency orders to be lifted while horsepeople hope for a return to racing by summer.
Jim Lawson, CEO of Woodbine Entertainment and his board, HBPA, Ontario Racing working furiously to help horsepeople while racing on hold.
Stricter protocols introduced for horses and horsepeople arriving from outside of Ontario and from the United States as Canadians head north.
After coming second in the Grade 2 Nearctic Stakes last year, Yorkton is ready to best his rivals and win the $250,000 purse in this year’s edition.
Trained by Stuart Simon, Sister Peacock heads into the Ruling Angel Stakes at Woodbine off a second-place finish in the Sweet Briar Too Stakes.