While racing at Woodbine is expected to return to its usual April opening, fans may not be on site until summer or fall.
Okay, so we are stuck inside but there sure is a lot of neat horse racing going on around the world. Here is a short recap.
Ivan Dalos' undefeated filly competes in Grade 3 Sugar Swirl Stakes Saturday at Gulfstream and other locals get in some racing action.
Orphaned as a foal, the Bodemeister gal has won 6 of 8 races this year for a litany of owners and trainers and Dec. 5 won an $80,000 event.
Some Canadian horses and horsepeople have headed south for the winter; some to rest, some to race, or maybe a bit of both.
Sam-Son Farms' homebred, now owned in partnership with Agave Stable and trained by Phil d'Amato, boosts Sovereign Award case.
Saskatoon financial advisor Kane Kuchar sold his claiming filly for big money at Keeneland November when a sibling won big.
Concerted efforts to convince the Government of Ontario that the final days of the meet could safely be completed were unsuccessful.
Under the new proposed legislation permitting single event sports betting, fixed odds wagering will not be permitted on horse racing.
The owners of Chief Know It All have lost an appeal to reinstate their former gelding as the winner of of the 2017 Canadian Derby.
Woodbine is in discussions with government officials and noted that November 28th would be the earliest date that racing could resume.