A deadly neurological strain of the Equine Herpes Virus-1 hit Cole Bennett's horses at Woodbine and the farm where he boards his horses.
Farmers involved in the horse racing industry are being asked to join the JCC and HBPA to insist on measures to help them get through the next few years.
A handful of US tracks continue to host racing during the COVID-19 shutdown; smaller tracks Fonner Park, Will Rogers see huge spikes in increased handle.
A look at takeout rates - specified percentages taken by the racecourse - which vary from track to track and wager to wager across the country.
With new safety protocols in place and Woodbine Opening Day in jeopardy, WEG CEO Jim Lawson has had some difficult decisions to make.
A look at some of the highlights from this year's edition of the Fact Book's Thoroughbred breeding, racing and auction sales statistics in Canada.
Woodbine executives are committed to being more transparent and creating a dialogue with horse people as they strive to run a financially successful track.
In 2019, Woodbine unveiled a pristine new inner turf course that received rave reviews and added plenty more exciting grass races for fans to enjoy.
The development of the largest undeveloped tract of land in any major city in Canada will allow horse racing to thrive for many years.
There is clearly a pattern of genetic royalty involved in the thoroughbred breed in general, and the Canadian breed in particular.
When all of the costs have been tallied at the end of the year, keeping a racehorse in training can cost $40,000 to upwards of $75,000 a year or more.