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Changes to Woodbine Entertainment Group Board of Directors

TORONTO, December 1, 2006 – At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Woodbine Entertainment Group today, Mr. Clay Horner was elected Vice-Chairman and Mr. Nick Eaves was elected a Director of the Corporation and appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new position, Mr. Eaves will report directly to Mr. David Willmot, […]
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ORC to Appeal Superior Court Decision

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has commenced an appeal of the decision of the Ontario Superior Court in the matter of Thomas O’Dwyer v. Ontario Racing Commission. While it respects the decision by the Superior Court, the ORC strongly disagrees with several elements of the decision and believes that it is consistent […]
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CTHS Scholarship Will Help Student Pursue Her Dream

Rexdale, ON – Each year, the CTHS (Ontario Division) grants a $5,000 College or University Scholarship to one special student who shows outstanding merit based on academic ability and participation in academic training programs related to the horse or horse racing industry. The CTHS Scholarship Review Committee is pleased to announce that Clare McCormack is […]
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2006 Sovereign Awards Media Finalists Announced

The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce finalists in the 2006 Sovereign Award Media categories. Winners will be announced at the 32nd Annual Sovereign Awards ceremonies at the InterContinental Toronto Centre, 225 Front Street West, Toronto on Saturday, 16 December 2006. The Jockey Club of Canada was founded in 1973 by E.P.Taylor to […]
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The Deadline to Name 2005 Foals is February 1st

The Jockey Club reminds owners and breeders that a valid attempt to name foals of 2005 must be made by Feb. 1, 2007, to avoid a $75 late fee. As an aid in selecting a desired name, The Jockey Club once again will publish on the Registry’s website a list of approximately 40,000 names released […]
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Horse Racing Alberta Wins Best of Show Third Year in a Row

Edmonton, AB – Horse Racing Alberta recently received awards in four categories at the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (CAMA) Awards including Best of Show for a consecutive year. The annual CAMA Awards recognize excellence in marketing and communications within the national agricultural sector. The branding campaign “The Horses – There’s A Horse For Everyone” won the […]
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CTHS Winter Mixed Sale Set for December 2nd

Rexdale, ON – Offering an exceptional consignment of quality Thoroughbreds, the annual CTHS Winter Mixed Sale is set to take place on December 2nd at 3:00 p.m. at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion in Rexdale, Ontario. Over 165 horses have been catalogued for the sale, which include broodmares, stallions, weanlings, yearlings, and stallion shares along with […]
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Pellegrino gives Attfield career stakes win 300

Toronto, Ontario – Pellegrino, a seven-year-old son of Nugget Point, gave Hall of Fame conditioner Roger Attfield his 300th stakes victory, besting nine rivals in the October 28th $100,000 Chief Bearhart Stakes at Woodbine. Inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 1999, Attfield, who has saddled seven Queen’s Plate winners, three of […]
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Prayers answered for Half Heaven in River Memories

Toronto, Ontario – A determined effort from Half Heaven, the longest shot on the board at 42-1, landed the daughter of Regal Classic in the winner’s circle in the $100,000 River Memories, the last of three stakes on the October 28th racing card at Woodbine. Half Heaven, a bay four-year-old owned by David Cassidy and […]
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Pellegrino gives Attfield career stakes win 300

Toronto, Ontario – Pellegrino, a seven-year-old son of Nugget Point, gave Hall of Fame conditioner Roger Attfield his 300th stakes victory, besting nine rivals in the October 28th $100,000 Chief Bearhart Stakes at Woodbine. Inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 1999, Attfield, who has saddled seven Queen’s Plate winners, three of […]