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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

The Definition of Luck

July 20, 2017:


"I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it."

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Submitted Letters's Blog

 

Woodbine: To the Standardbred Racing Community

July 12, 2017:


As the Chairman of the Woodbine Entertainment Group (“WEG”) Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer, Committee Chairman of the Standardbred Racing Committee and full membership of that Committee, we are responding to the letter of R G Burgess, QC in respect of Standardbred racing at WEG.

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Submitted Letters's Blog

 

Burgess: Forced to Leave the Metro Toronto Market

July 12, 2017:


Reading last Friday morning's edition of Harness Racing Update (HRU) from Dave Briggs was a very disturbing experience for me.

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Submitted Letters's Blog

 

Trogdon: On The Meadowlands Stakes Stabling Rule

July 4, 2017:


I thought it might be easier to just send this out in advance about the Meadowlands Pace entry box. Fear The Dragon was really in good form Saturday at the Hempt and we were tempted to change plans and go and supplement to the Meadowlands Pace.

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Darryl Kaplan's Blog

 

Happy 250 From The Plains Of Abraham!

July 2, 2017:


Fireworks lit up the sky of Quebec City as thousands gathered on the Plains of Abraham on Saturday to celebrate Canada's birthday.

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Darryl Kaplan's Blog

 

Canadian Harness Racing: The First Race

July 1, 2017:


Here I am, in a sewer beneath old Montreal. For real.

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Darryl Kaplan's Blog

 

Good Morning From Blue Bonnets

July 1, 2017:


It's July 1, 2017: I'm standing in the winner's circle at Blue Bonnets Raceway in Montreal. I look up at thousands of seats in the grandstand and try to imagine this place on its biggest day.

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Darryl Kaplan's Blog

 

Farewell: Signs From Hervé

June 30, 2017:


As Brandon Filion stood bravely in front of a crowd of mourners at Paroisse de L'Ange Gardien in Gatineau, his words resonated from wall-to-wall.

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Darryl Kaplan's Blog

 

June 30, 2017: What are the chances?

June 30, 2017:


It has always seemed somewhat incomprehensible that horse racing in Canada began exactly 100 years to the day before Confederation. On July 1st, 1767, the first horse race was held in this country. On July 1st, 1867, the nation was founded. What are the chances?

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Dr. Alison Moore's Blog

 

E. coli, water testing and horses – What are the risks?

March 23, 2017:


When people hear “E. coli” thoughts may drift to reports of waterborne illness such as the Walkerton outbreak of 2000.

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Jeff Porchak's Blog

 

Harness Racing's Luckiest Horses

March 17, 2017:


Some say you have to be lucky to be good, some say it's better to be lucky than good. What's in a name? These luck-y horses were clearly born with talent and showed an affinity for green but surely a little bit of luck never hurt along the way.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

But what does it mean for you?

February 22, 2017:


This week represents the beginning of a huge transition for thestable.ca, and the unveiling of what we have actually been up to.

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Kathy Wade's Blog

 

How Do You Define Success?

February 8, 2017:


The O’Brien bronzes are now handed out for another year! By now, many of the recipients of the iconic bust of Joe O’Brien will have found a new, comfortable place to proudly display their awards.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Fractional ownership delivered to the general public

November 15, 2016:


I've done numerous interviews this year about the short falls our industry still faces and how I believe we can change our course and build something great.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

It can't be us against the world

October 10, 2016:


I took a long overdue trip to Lexington, Kentucky this past week. What a beautiful city.

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