Even though they make up almost 80% of horse racing, there is a strong case for changing, or outright abolishing, them.
In a difficult and unprecedented season, Woodbine horsepeople pulled together to survive as human and equine heroes came to the fore.
The blow-by-blow report of an infamous and ferocious stretch skirmish between jockeys Don Meade and Herb Fisher in the 1933 Kentucky Derby.
The 23-year-old trainer from small-town Manitoba will be living his dream this Saturday when Truebelieve starts in the 161st “Gallop for the Guineas.”
Nicholas Gonzalez, David Whitford and Justin Stein all have fond memories of the the iconic horse race which celebrates its 161st edition on September 12.
While the seemingly laid-back Belichick may have given his backers cause for alarm at the start of the race, he answered the call when asked.
It was a highly-anticipated 2020 Breeders' Stakes at Woodbine which saw Belichick upset his stablemate and fan favourite, Mighty Heart.
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.
With new safety protocols in place and Woodbine Opening Day in jeopardy, WEG CEO Jim Lawson has had some difficult decisions to make.
Canadian International Day included a repeat performance by Desert Encounter in the main event and emotional wins by Starship Jubilee and City Boy.