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.
Adrian Munro, a third-generation horseman, remains dead set on helping the industry survive and thrive for future generations to come.