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Exercise Rider Passes, Woodbine TB Cancels

September 8, 2017:

Officials at Woodbine Racetrack are saddened to report that Darren Fortune, a 43-year-old exercise rider, died from injuries occurred during a training accident on the main track early Friday morning (September 8)....read on

The Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017

August 9, 2017:

In this the 250th anniversary year of horse racing in Canada, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame welcomed a total of 10 horses and people as its Class of 2017....read on

Holy Helena Triumphs In Queen's Plate

July 2, 2017:

Holy Helena, an impressive winner of the 1-1/8 mile Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, in just her third career start, was even better when facing males for the first time in Sunday’s $1 million Queen’s Plate at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Yonkers To Simulcast Irish Derby

June 25, 2017:

Fresh off importing world-class Thoroughbred races from Britain’s Royal Ascot meeting, Yonkers Raceway shall bring in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby this Saturday morning (July 1)....read on

Yonkers Simulcasting Royal Ascot

June 20, 2017:

For the first time ever, Yonkers Raceway is importing races from the world-class Thoroughbred meeting at Britain’s Royal Ascot....read on

California Board Meeting Summary

May 26, 2017:

The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) conducted its regular meeting Thursday, May 25, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. First Vice Chair George Krikorian, Second Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Jesse Choper, Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance....read on

Talkin' Horses Returns As Web Series

May 25, 2017:

The Ontario Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association has announced the launch of an exciting new initiative developed to promote the growth of horse racing in the province....read on

Horses Narrowly Miss Man On Track

May 16, 2017:

A racetrack employee was more than lucky to walk away unscathed last week after a field of racehorses narrowly missed him as they raced into a turn at full speed....read on

Track Patron Wins $57K ‘Mega Bet’

May 8, 2017:

“Always Dreaming…the American dream” was the quote of the evening at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino when Kim Toben, from St. Marys, Ohio, placed a $10,000 bet on the Kentucky Derby and pulled off a $57,000 win on Saturday, May 6....read on

Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby

May 6, 2017:

Always Dreaming just made his stakes debut in the Florida Derby (G1) on April 1, and one race later was crowned victor of Kentucky Derby 143 after pulling off in the stretch to score under jockey John Velazquez....read on

Marsupial Tries To Protect The Rail

May 3, 2017:

Although it doesn’t happen often, the horse racing industry doesn’t get too surprised when it hears about large wildlife getting out onto the racetrack. That being said, the most recent incarnation of the occurrence is probably a first for many....read on

A Pair Of Equine Titles Released

April 26, 2017:

Skyhorse Publishing has released two exceptional equine titles this month: You Bet Your Life: My Incredible Adventures in Horse Racing and Offshore Betting by David Stevenson and America’s Wild Horses: The History of the Western Mustang by Steve Price....read on

Woodbine Master Plan Unveiled

April 25, 2017:

On Tuesday, April 25, the Woodbine Entertainment Group unveiled the completed master plan for the Woodbine Racetrack lands....read on

Recap: ARCI Conference Day Two

April 20, 2017:

Day Two of Association of Racing Commissioners International 83rd Annual Conference on Equine Welfare and Racing Integrity took place on Wednesday, April 20. The American Quarter Horse Association’s pioneering, cost-effective loaner integrity teams that provide investigative reinforcements for the sprint sport’s big days was one of the main focuses during the day....read on

World's Richest Race To Get A Lot Richer

April 9, 2017:

It has been announced that the purse for the world’s richest horse race will bumped by an additional 33 per cent next year....read on


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