Becoming a trainer can lead to a challenging but fulfilling career. A look at how to get started, what is involved, testing, daily duties and more.
Seasoned handicapper Jennifer Morrison shares her tips on trends to watch for to increase your chances of success when betting the ponies from home.
A deadly neurological strain of the Equine Herpes Virus-1 hit Cole Bennett's horses at Woodbine and the farm where he boards his horses.
The length of a horse's racing stride and cadence are linked to ability, speed and stamina; this data adds another dimension to buying and breeding horses.
Maggie and Doug Northcott may have gotten their start in racing and breeding a bit later in life, but it is full steam ahead now.
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.
“The racetrack was my babysitter,” says Kevin McKinlay, who turned an early passion into a successful business at Hidden Springs Farm in Zephyr, ON.
A look at some of the highlights from this year's edition of the Fact Book's Thoroughbred breeding, racing and auction sales statistics in Canada.
It can be argued that horse racing's current woes, public perception, drugs and transparency have all contributed to a decline in wagering.
Holly Jacks-Smither and her OTTB More Inspiration finished an impressive 12th at the prestigious Les 5 Etoiles de Pau competition in France.
Whether you are leaving your horses in Canada for the winter or sending them south, these next few months are a good time to give your horses some rest.