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Alliance Wagering Exceeds Expectations

April 13, 2016:

The Standardbred Alliance acknowledged Wednesday that its customer-driven focus is responsible for strong wagering results the racetrack association achieved in its second year....read on

No Racing, Simulcast At St. John's

December 31, 2015:

St. John's Racing and Entertainment Centre announced on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 that they will not be offering live or simulcast wagering at their facility in 2016....read on

The Future Of Off-Track Wagering

April 25, 2014:

"It's about convenience, it's about distribution, it's about going to the customer and trying to deliver that. And it's really become a big part of our business."...read on

Track Offered VLTs; Declines

April 17, 2014:

"They did offer us slot machines or VLTs; they offered us 12 VLTs. As a fair board, we just don't feel comfortable getting into that end of it."...read on

End Of Racing In Saskatchewan?

April 11, 2014:

Yorkton Exhibition Association General Manager Shaun Morin has called on supporters of Saskatchewan harness racing to contact their Member of Legislative Assembly to voice their concerns over the Province’s lack of support for the standardbred industry....read on

Regina Track Sues SLGA

March 23, 2014:

West Meadows Raceway Inc. (Regina) has filed a statement of claim against the Saskatchewan Liquor & Gaming Authority for government negligence, misfeasance, and favouritism....read on

SSHA Votes To Dissolve

December 16, 2013:

On Monday, December 16, Saskatchewan Standardbred Horsemen’s Association President Glenn LeDrew announced that the membership of the SSHA voted to dissolve the association at its recent annual general meeting....read on

Challenges In Saskatchewan

August 8, 2013:

The Regina Leader-Post has run an article outlining the challenges that the Saskatchewan harness racing industry is facing, particularly at West Meadows Raceway in Regina and at the Yorkton Exhibition to the northeast....read on

No 2013 Racing At West Meadows

June 26, 2013:

On Wednesday, West Meadows Raceway President Jane Grainger announced that the Regina-area track will not host live harness racing in 2013....read on

Fight For HMA Continues

May 10, 2013:

Concerned Davidson standardbred trainer Gary Schmiedge recently presented Arm River-Watrous MLA Greg Brkich’s constituency office with a petition signed by local residents requesting the Saskatchewan ...read on

Help West Meadows Raceway

April 14, 2013:

As West Meadows Raceway continues to meet with members of the Saskatchewan government in an effort to gain Home Market Area status in Regina and continue live harness racing, the track is asking supporters to reach out to Members of the Legislative Assembly....read on

Can West Meadows Be Saved?

March 6, 2013:

"Everybody in the industry that we've talked to here understands that it just doesn't seem right that commissions and revenues from horse racing wagers that take place in Regina wouldn't go towards supporting the live racing track in Regina."...read on

SLGA Comments On HMA Decision

March 3, 2013:

Following the announcement last week that the Saskatchewan Liquor & Gaming Authority (SLGA) has denied West Meadows Raceway's request for Home Market Area status in Regina threatening the track's future operations, a spokesperson for the crown corporation has commented on the decision....read on

West Meadows To Close?

February 26, 2013:

The Minister responsible for horse racing in Saskatchewan, the Honourable Donna Harpauer, advised the West Meadows Raceway board of directors today that all revenues generated from horse racing in the form of teletheatres and telephone account betting in the province would be allotted to Prairieland Park in Saskatoon....read on

Yorkton, West Meadows Race Date News

January 29, 2013:

Saskatchewan harness tracks have received some good news from the Saskatchewan Liquor & Gaming Authority and they are now half way to finalizing race dates for 2013....read on


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