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Brydson, Lawson Lawsuits Settled

September 19, 2017:

The competing lawsuits that were filed by Woodbine Entertainment Group CEO Jim Lawson and Sherry Brydson, the richest woman in Canada, have been settled....read on

Civil Trial To Commence In September

August 29, 2017:

It has been reported that the civil trial involving Woodbine’s Jim Lawson is expected to commence in Toronto courts next month....read on

Buckley Named Woodbine, Mohawk Park President

August 28, 2017:

On Monday, August 28, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced the appointment of Jessica Buckley to the position of President, Woodbine, Mohawk Park, effective September 5, 2017....read on

COSA Supports All-Year Mohawk Racing

August 15, 2017:

On Tuesday, August 15, the Central Ontario Standardbred Association announced that it is in favour of the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s decision to move harness racing to Mohawk Racetrack on a year-round basis....read on

Lady Shadow To Enter At Mohawk

August 10, 2017:

Lawyer Howard Taylor, who is a co-owner of Lady Shadow, has announced that his star pacing mare will be entered to race on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit in the near future....read on

GTA Gaming Bundle Operator Selected

August 8, 2017:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has announced the service provider of the GTA Gaming Bundle, which includes Woodbine Racetrack....read on

GTA Gaming Bundle In The News

July 24, 2017:

The Globe and Mail has reported that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is a few weeks away from selecting a private company to operate the province’s GTA Gaming Bundle, which is an aspect of the OLG’s gaming modernization process....read on

WEG's S-Bred Pick-5 Guarantee To $50K

July 24, 2017:

On Monday, July 24, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced an increase to the guaranteed pool for its Standardbred Pick-5 wager....read on

Open Letters To Ontario's Standardbred Industry

July 12, 2017:

Within the past 24 hours Standardbred Canada has received two open letters regarding the decision to move Woodbine's Standardbred racing product exclusively to Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Woodbine To Add Second Turf Course

June 29, 2017:

On Wednesday, June 28 the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that Woodbine Racetrack will add a second grass course in 2019. Construction will begin in the spring of 2018 when the existing Standardbred racing track will be converted to a seven-furlong turf course....read on

More News From The WEG Circuit

June 25, 2017:

The month of June has been full of news from the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s Standardbred circuit. Dr J Hanover lowered the overall Canadian speed record. The eliminations and final of the Pepsi North America Cup took place. WEG also announced that year-round Standardbred racing will be coming to Mohawk. With that all said, there was a bit of WEG-related news that fell through the cracks this month....read on

More Year-Round Mohawk Comments

June 19, 2017:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group announced last week that its live Standardbred racing product will be moving to Mohawk Racetrack in 2018. Jim Lawson, WEG’s chief executive, has commented further on the move, as have a pair of well-known Standardbred horsemen....read on

Global News' Mohawk Piece Airs

June 15, 2017:

Ten days ago, members of ‘The Morning Show’ on Global Toronto converged on Mohawk Racetrack to shoot some video to promote the Campbellville, Ont. track, its summer racing schedule, and Saturday’s $1-million Pepsi North America Cup. On Thursday (June 15), the video piece premiered on Global’s various media outlets....read on

Retention-Area Towel Pilot Approved

June 15, 2017:

On Thursday, June 15, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a memo to horsepeople competing on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit stating that a proposed pilot project in regard to the stocking of clean towels in the retention areas of Woodbine and Mohawk Racetrack has been approved....read on

Ruling On Revenue Allocation

June 14, 2017:

On Thursday, June 8, the final decision of a panel of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) was released regarding an appeal by the Ontario Harness Horse Association against an earlier decision of the ORC Executive Director to allocate the Standardbred Revenue Allocation marketing funds...read on


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