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Look To The Past For The Future

September 5, 2016:

"Over the past 30 years, gambling on horse racing has dropped significantly because of increased gaming competition, but the only reason interest in the actual sport of horse racing itself dwindled was because we forgot to market what we were actually doing"....read on

O'Sullivan Joins The Stable

August 28, 2016:

Top trainer Tony O'Sullivan has joined Anthony and Amy MacDonald in their innovative thestable.ca partnership with the aim of bringing affordable racehorse ownership to even more first-time and returning fans of the exciting sport of harness racing....read on

Hudak, A-Mac & Fractional Ownership

August 22, 2016:

"We're now competing with restaurants, Great Wolf Lodges, movie theatres for disposable income from families and that's really what we've always had to do for this industry."...read on

I Wouldn't Write The Obit Yet

August 12, 2016:

"Horsepeople believe that everyone knows what horse racing is. Most horsemen think the public knows where and when we have races, and that these same people simply choose not to attend. That has always been our biggest problem; we assume"...read on

The Stable Announces Fantasy Contest

May 16, 2016:

The Stable has announced that it will conduct a fantasy stable contest comprised of its horses, with $10,000 in prizes up for grabs....read on

MacDonald On Prime Time Sports

March 25, 2016:

"We ended up striking up multiple conversations with people in Guelph and it was shocking to me how many of them loved horses and loved horse racing but had never gone to the racetrack, never owned a piece of a horse or taken part in any facet of racing."...read on

A Clear Path To Success

March 23, 2016:

"A swift directional change shouldn't be this hard. If we work together instead of against each other, we can do much more than just survive"....read on

Details For Big M 'The Stable' Info Night

March 2, 2016:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that ‘The Stable’ will be holding a new-owner seminar and information night at the East Rutherford, New Jersey raceway on Saturday, March 12....read on

One Speech Becomes Two

March 2, 2016:

"As I sat and waited to speak at 9:00 a.m. in Columbus, I was saddened to hear how close racing is to being over in the entire state of Florida. I, living in Ontario now and previously living in Quebec, understand fully the finality of racing being over"....read on

Ownership Experience Creating Fans

February 21, 2016:

“The average person — the guys at the track betting — don’t see this part of it. They don’t get the chance to come to the barn, to watch a horse train, see it get harnessed, talk to the trainer. To me, that’s one of the big benefits.”...read on

"You're Letting Your Industry Down"

February 12, 2016:

"Look at Pennsylvania this fall, or Florida right now. The end is always near, and hard work is required from time to time. You're not lazy people so stop acting like it"....read on

Successful Seminar At Woodbine

February 3, 2016:

"We have been optimistic from day one that fractional ownership delivered to the general public would represent a staging point for our industry to finally be headed in the right direction"....read on

The Pros Of Fractional Ownership

January 27, 2016:

"Imagine if we sold 100 per cent of a yearling, one per cent at a time and every person came with such an entourage? We would need buses for ownership groups to go watch their horse race"....read on

Woodbine Presentation For ‘The Stable’

January 19, 2016:

On January 30, Woodbine Racetrack will host an information night for ‘The Stable,’ a new horse ownership venture launched by Anthony and Amy MacDonald....read on

Is Ignorance Really Bliss?

December 7, 2015:

"Every time I write blogs along these lines, I'm told 'there is plenty of work going on behind close doors.' My question is, why behind closed doors? Why can't we be informed? Or better yet, why can't we participate?"....read on


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