As regulator of Canada’s largest horse racing jurisdiction, Jean Major plays a critical role in influencing where horse racing is headed in the province.
Sovereign Award-winning breeder Ivan Dalos has built up his vastly successful breeding and racing operation from the ground up.
Owned by Vancouver’s John Gunther and his daughter, Tanya Gunther, Glennwood Farm, a ‘boutique’ thoroughbred breeding operation, has bred 38 stakes winners.
As owner and operator of the successful Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms in King City, ON, Glenn Sikura has carried on the legacy begun by his father, John Sikura.
Glen Todd is no stranger to the racing spotlight or to the Hall of Fame; it’s safe to say that horse racing runs deeply through his veins.
Few people in the thoroughbred world have had the type of impact on the sport – both on and off the racetrack – that Frank Stronach has.
Toronto-based horse owner Frank Di Giulio, Jr is perhaps best known as a partner in 2017 Horse of the Year Pink Lloyd and also as a CTHS director.
This Ontario Sovereign and Eclipse award winner has wowed horsepeople and horse racing fans like since her debut in 2004.
Apart from being the breeder of 2018 Horse of the Year Wonder Gado, David Anderson has been busy of late advocating on behalf of Ontario breeders
As a former reporter, Curtis Stock is well aware of how important it is for horse racing to get its stories out to a wider audience.
As perennial leading owners by purse money at Woodbine Racetrack, Chiefswood Stables have earned Sovereign Award honours as Canada’s Outstanding Owner.
Paul Ryneveld is the general manager of Century Mile in Nisku and Century Downs in Balzac and sees fixed-odds betting being huge for smaller tracks.
Catherine Day Phillips has not only become one of the country’s top horse conditioners, but she has also been a leader in forming racing syndicates.
Multiple graded stakes-winning owner Bruno Schickedanz says the industry needs to examine how other sports have recreated themselves and are surviving.
To say that Cam Ziprick, who owned his first thoroughbred when he was just 13, is the poster boy for horse racing in Manitoba wouldn’t be an overstatement.