With new safety protocols in place and Woodbine Opening Day in jeopardy, WEG CEO Jim Lawson has had some difficult decisions to make.
As One Bad Boy began to pull away from favoured Avi’s Flatter in the stretch of the 160th Queen’s Plate, Ron Clarkson's 56-year dream was coming true.
The Alberta fractional Thoroughbred racehorse ownership group hit the jackpot recently with a claimer-turned-stakes filly named Whoop It Up.
Ontario breeders talk the importance of breeder awards and how they need to be improved as the industry goes beyond crisis into a “state of emergency.”
Despite a constant clamour for a horse racing commissioner to cure all of the sport’s ills, experts weigh in on why it’s not feasible.
John Hayes, chair of Ontario Racing, says OR wants to work with the CTHS and thoroughbred breeders for the betterment of the industry.
Wonder Gadot, owned by Gary Barber, claimed the 2018 Horse of the Year Sovereign Award, and was named Champion Three-Year-Old Female.
Jonathan Zammit became Woodbine Racetrack’s vice-president of thoroughbred racing operations in January of 2017 – a challenge he’s taken on with gusto.
Fifty years into the game, BC Hall-of-Famer Peter Redekop has stepped up to donate $100,000 to the purse of the 2019 British Columbia Derby he loves.
Seven years after the cancellation of the Slots at Racetracks Program, HBPA president Sue Leslie is still trying to lead the industry to a better place.