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WEG Would Welcome Development Of Mohawk Property

May 2, 2017:

Woodbine Entertainment Group CEO Jim Lawson has said the 440-acre parcel of land home to Mohawk Racetrack could one day be the site of the same kind of entertainment district and massive development being publicly courted on the 684-acre site of its sister track, Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Woodbine Master Plan Unveiled

April 25, 2017:

On Tuesday, April 25, the Woodbine Entertainment Group unveiled the completed master plan for the Woodbine Racetrack lands....read on

Lawson On Partnering With OLG

April 16, 2017:

“We just have to work with OLG and the regulator to make sure these new products are ones that are thought through, and we’re working on them. I mentioned parlay betting and also lottery-style products on horse racing, those types of things, I think those are coming.‎"...read on

Martin On Mohawk Meet, Future

April 13, 2017:

“I think the people that race Standardbreds have come to recognize the limitations of racing at Woodbine.”...read on

Pinsonneault Leaving Woodbine

March 1, 2017:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced on Wednesday, March 1 that Sean Pinsonneault, the company’s Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Wagering, will be leaving the organization on March 7, 2017....read on

BetShare On Some Of Its Influences

February 7, 2017:

Ryerson’s independent student newspaper, ‘The Eyeopener,’ has profiled BetShare, which was last month deemed the winner of ‘Horse Racing 3.0,’ presented by the Woodbine Entertainment Group. The piece explains that one of the key concepts behind the BetShare handicapping platform came from a team member’s experience in the financial industry....read on

BetShare Wins Horse Racing 3.0

January 18, 2017:

BetShare, a group of Toronto entrepreneurs, won ‘Horse Racing 3.0: Changing the Game’ (HR3). HR3 is a customer centric, open innovation program that challenged Canadian start-ups and entrepreneurs to co-develop disruptive technology with Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) to help transform the horse racing industry....read on

New Ontario Racing Board

October 7, 2016:

On Friday, October 7, ‘Ontario Racing’ announced its new Board of Directors, and also announced that John Snobelen and Michael Keegan have resigned their positions with the organization....read on

Long-Term Lease For OLG, Mohawk

September 23, 2016:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced it has reached a long-term lease agreement with the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG) for gaming operations at Mohawk Racetrack in Milton....read on

Woodbine Announces ‘Horse Racing 3.0’

August 16, 2016:

On Tuesday, August 16, Woodbine Entertainment Group, iBoost and Ryerson University’s Office of the Vice President, Research and Innovation announced that they are partnering to launch a new initiative that will challenge Canadian start-ups, entrepreneurs, developers and students to use technology to help bring the traditional sport of horse racing to the next level....read on

Multiple Records On 2016 NA Cup Night

June 22, 2016:

“It was a truly special, record shattering night for the Pepsi North America Cup Saturday evening at Mohawk. The atmosphere was electric with fans young and young at heart, core and new customers, enjoying a night out."...read on

Woodbine Selects Master Planner

June 16, 2016:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that it has selected SWA Group, a leading landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm, to create the master plan to guide the long-term vision for Woodbine’s overall development and expanded entertainment offering across its 680 acres of largely undeveloped land....read on

Woodbine, T-Bred Horsepeople Ink Deal

June 15, 2016:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario recently announced the signing of a contract that guarantees 133 dates of Thoroughbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack every year through the 2018 racing season....read on

Queen’s Plate Concert Announced

May 5, 2016:

This week the Woodbine Entertainment Group unveiled its plans for the live concert that it has planned for Queen’s Plate Day, Sunday, July 3 at Woodbine Racetrack. In addition to being a great show in itself, the concert serves as an opportunity to introduce different demographics to live horse racing – especially those that are fans of the Canadian music scene....read on

Lawson On Year-Round Mohawk Racing

April 7, 2016:

Woodbine Entertainment Group officials let it be known last fall that the organization was considering the idea of conducting live Standardbred racing at Mohawk Racetrack year-round. The organization’s CEO, Jim Lawson, has discussed the idea this week, and has outlined some of the key commitments that would be needed in order to make it happen....read on


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