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Andrew: In support of OHHA's position on Flamboro Downs

August 26, 2019:


On behalf of the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association I am writing to support OHHA in their effort to bring Great Canadian Gaming to their senses regarding the imposition of restrictive admission practices at Flamboro Downs.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Flamboro Downs age restrictions policy

August 25, 2019:


The following is an Open Letter from TheStable.ca concerning Flamboro Downs’ recent announcement re: age restrictions

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Ritchie: Thank You

August 13, 2019:


First, let me say how proud I am to have been inducted, last Wednesday evening, into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

The Need For Education

January 4, 2019:


We all try to put away money for our kids’ education, if we can. If you want to be a doctor, lawyer, nurse, teacher, or anything else in life, you need a formal education.

I recently read an article by Dean Hoffman about how horsemen need to promote their own industry. I agree. I often preach about horsemen marketing themselves better. But is that really fair?

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Horner: Letter To Doug Ford

January 3, 2019:


The purpose of this letter to you and our PC government is to bring attention to the important impact that Western Fair Raceway has on rural Ontario and the importance of Standardbred horse racing at the Western Fair District.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

MacDonald Steps Aside

July 30, 2018:


I am a big believer in fate.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Why What We Do From Here Is So Important

June 19, 2018:


This time of year, I rarely find free time, except while waiting for flights.

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Reid: Thank You

March 31, 2018:


I wish to thank everyone who called, emailed and texted to wish me well in my retirement.

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Jack Darling's Blog

 

Make TCO2 Testing Levels Public

January 23, 2018:


With the recent advent of the Standardbred Racing Integrity and Accountability Initiative, I thought it would be a good time to give some thoughts on TCO2 testing and what can be done to level the playing field for everyone.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Understanding a proven model

November 25, 2017:


Tomorrow is TheStable.ca’s third Open House. We’ll host 300 people on-site tomorrow (and hundreds via our live broadcast) to watch yearlings jog. Jog in the cold. On a Sunday.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Taking Our Industry Back

October 18, 2017:


Adding clients and adding horses to thestable.ca daily is an unbelievable feeling.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Trusting the system and doing our job

August 29, 2017:


Yearling sales season started quietly Monday at the famed Delaware County Fairgrounds.

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Kathy Wade's Blog

 

On The Road With The World Driving Championship

August 25, 2017:


I was really looking forward to the World Driving Championship, but I have to admit I was very nervous about moving 30 people across the country from Calgary to Charlottetown. I’d had nightmares for weeks leading up…that didn’t help to ease my anxiety!

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Dear John,

July 30, 2017:


I'm away racing with Amy and the kids in the states. We won't be back in time for Clinton.

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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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