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Fire Horrifies Fellow Horseman

January 7, 2016:

"When I saw the smoke pouring out of very crack from the West end of Barn 1 at Classy Lane, I knew something horrific was occurring right before my very eyes"....read on

Woodbine To Honour Fallen Horses

January 6, 2016:

The fire at Classy Lane Stables, which took the lives of 43 horses, has had a deep and dramatic impact on Ontario’s horse racing community. The Thursday, January 7 card of Standardbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack will be dedicated to the equine lives lost....read on

Jamieson On Shock, Devastation

January 6, 2016:

It is hard to find horsemen that are more savvy than Ben Wallace and Jody Jamieson when it comes to speaking with the media. They are impeccable. The duo has been handed the tough task of having to articulate the devastation that the Classy Lane Training Centre barn fire has left, and the emotion in their interviews has spoken volumes regarding the impact that the tragedy has had on both them and the entire harness racing community in southern Ontario....read on

Horsepeople Mobilizing After Fire

January 6, 2016:

"It's not just their livelihood: it's their partners and their family. Those horses become their heart and soul… It's beyond heart-wrenching. It's tragic. Very tragic. It feels like they've lost a family member. You don't get over these things in a day."...read on

Rebuilding And Carrying On

January 5, 2016:

Heartbreak, sadness, shock and disbelief are just some of the words best used to describe the emotions of those involved in the racing industry following a Monday evening blaze that claimed the lives of more than 40 horses at Classy Lane Stables in Puslinch, Ontario....read on

More Support Pledged To Fire Victims

January 5, 2016:

The Ontario horse racing industry is less than 24 hours removed from the most devastating barn fire in recent memory, and some of the industry’s most high profile members have announced that they are stepping up to help....read on

Wallace Devastated By Blaze

January 5, 2016:

“It’s gone. I have nothing. I have nothing. I don’t even have a stopwatch. Nothing. Anything I owned going forward, as far as my profession, is gone.”...read on

COSA Official Fire Fund

January 5, 2016:

People wishing to make donations to the victims of the tragic barn fire at Classy Lane Training Centre are being asked to do so through an official GoFundMe page which has been set up by the Central Ontario Standardbred Association....read on

Update: Tragic Fire At Classy Lane

January 5, 2016:

A barn fire at Classy Lane Training Centre in Puslinch, Ont. started at roughly 11 p.m. on Monday, January 4 and claimed the lives of more than 40 horses. Trot Insider can confirm the names of the 39 Standardbred racehorses, 1 Thoroughbred, and 3 Miniatures, that perished. The list includes millionaire pacer Apprentice Hanover....read on

Fire Burns Windsor Raceway

July 1, 2015:

Multiple reports indicate that an early morning fire that engulfed the remains of Windsor Raceway has been left to burn under supervision....read on

Cause Of Deadly Barn Fire Determined

March 3, 2015:

On Monday, March 2, Woodford County fire chief John Varner announced the cause of the February 25 barn fire in Kentucky that claimed the lives of six Thoroughbred yearlings....read on

Report: Candle To Blame For KY Fire

February 5, 2015:

It has been reported that firefighters in Kentucky are suspecting that a lit candle at a training centre is to blame for a two-alarm blaze that required the services of more than 60 firefighters and 32 units during the morning of Wednesday, February 4....read on

Update: Kentucky Training Centre Fire

February 4, 2015:

Fire broke out Wednesday morning (February 4) at The Thoroughbred Center, a horse boarding and training farm in Lexington, Kentucky that is affiliated with Keeneland....read on

Woodstock-Area Fire Claims Horse

January 21, 2015:

A serious barn fire outside of Woodstock, Ont. has claimed the life of one horse....read on

Up To 15 Horses Perish In Barn Fire

January 8, 2015:

Officials fear that up to 15 horses have perished in a fast-moving barn fire that occurred Thursday, January 8....read on


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