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Horse Racing Alberta Licensees Offered Online Education Modules

A unique opportunity to brush up on equine anatomy, nutrition, first aid,racehorse management and more through use-to-use online program

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Woodbine Backstretch Update: Trainer’s Must Submit Essential Staff List

Stricter protocols introduced for horses and horsepeople arriving from outside of Ontario and from the United States as Canadians head north

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Assiniboia Downs Report: May 10 Season Opener Could Be Delayed

The Winnipeg Sun talks to Assiniboia Downs' Darren Dunn about the upcoming Thoroughbred season which could be delayed due to COVID-19.

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LA County Health Department Shuts Down Santa Anita

Some 1,000 workers and 1,700 horses at the Arcadia, California track in limbo as COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow in the US.

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Alberta: Century Downs Fall Meeting to Be Held at Century Mile

Keeping all Alberta horses and people at one track for 2020 is plan from Century Casinos; the Century Mile summer meeting may be delayed.

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2020 Ballot Announced by Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has announced its 2020 ballot featuring 30 people and horses; results will be announced Tuesday, April 7th.

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Breeding Industry Marches On, With Safety Measures

Stallions, breeding mares and foals arriving at Canadian farms, which keep human numbers in one area to a minimum and sanitizing to the max.

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Assiniboia Downs Continues With Plan to Open May 10

Track aims for 50 racing dates without fans but horse population, lack of US shippers, will be a major concern for Winnipeg track.

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Reaction: Woodbine Postpones Start of 2020 Season due to COVID-19

Woodbine’s backstretch is restricted to only essential care for horses and regular training operations will not be permitted.

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New York Trainer Gregg Sacco: “Important to Maintain Some Normalcy”

"There will be another race for Mind Control," says trainer of Grade 1 winner who must stay on idle as racing stops in New York.

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