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Woodbine To Host Cancer Fundraiser

May 6, 2015:

Ask any real estate agent and they’ll tell you the three most important considerations in finding a new home are ‘location,’ ‘location,’ ‘location.’ And so it is with Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer, the fundraising event benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre that will take place on Saturday, September 26 this year....read on

Woodbine Switching Polytrack To Tapeta

March 11, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 11, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced Tapeta will be installed on Woodbine Racetrack’s one-mile main track in time for the 2016 Thoroughbred racing season....read on

OHRIA Thanks Eaves, Welcomes Lawson

January 19, 2015:

On Monday, the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) issued a statement thanking Nick Eaves, outgoing President and CEO of Woodbine Entertainment Group, for his dedication to the province's horse racing industry....read on

Nick Eaves Stepping Down

January 15, 2015:

On Thursday, January 15, the Woodbine Entertainment Group issued a press release announcing that its president and CEO, Nick Eaves, will be leaving the company on March 31, 2015....read on

WEG Chair Now Also CFL Chair

September 19, 2013:

The Canadian Football League is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Lawson as Chair of its Board of Governors....read on

WEG Announces Restructuring

February 13, 2013:

On Wednesday, February 13, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that it has undertaken a "significant restructuring of its operating model" after a large, unspecified amount of its employees were let go earlier in the day....read on

NHA On OMAFRA-WEG Deal

January 27, 2013:

The Northern Horsemen’s Association (NHA) has issued an official comment on the deal that was reached between the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced last Wednesday....read on

Perkins: Liberal "Band-Aid Is No Cure For Horse Racing"

January 26, 2013:

"Remember this number: 20 per cent of a successful relationship is too much for horse types, but 47 per cent for bingo owners is just right. Smart kids will be asking for bingo licences for Christmas."...read on

COSA On WEG-OMAFRA Deal

January 25, 2013:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association has issued an official comment on the deal which has been reached between the Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs....read on

Many Questions Remain For Ontario Horse Racing

January 25, 2013:

Thursday's press conference by the Woodbine Entertainment Group got the word out about 2013 race dates and overnight purses on the WEG circuit, and the fact that the North America Cup will be contested, although many questions pertaining to the WEG itself and other Ontario racetrack remain unanswered....read on

Expanded WEG Announcement Coverage

January 24, 2013:

At a press conference on Jan. 24 at Woodbine Racetrack, more details were revealed surrounding the future of horse racing at Woodbine and Mohawk, and the greater future for the sport in Ontario, and Trot Insider has quotes from Ted McMeekin, Jim Lawson and Nick Eaves....read on

Details Of 2013 WEG Racing Season

January 24, 2013:

Coinciding with the Woodbine Entertainment Group's Thursday, January 24 press conference regarding its agreement in principle with the Ontario Government's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs that ensures the continuation of live horse racing at Mohawk Racetrack and Woodbine Racetrack for the next two years, WEG has issued a release with some details for its planned racing activities for the near future....read on

OHRIA On OMAFRA-WEG Deal

January 23, 2013:

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) issued a press release on Wednesday evening commenting on the Ontario Government and Woodbine Entertainment Group's announcement that a deal has been reached to ensure racing continues at Woodbine and Mohawk Racetracks for the next two years....read on

OMAFRA-WEG Deal Reached; ORC Moves To OMAFRA

January 23, 2013:

According to releases sent out by both the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Woodbine Entertainment Group, a deal has been reached between the two parties pertaining to live racing at Woodbine Racetrack and Mohawk Racetrack....read on

WEG Comments On OMAFRA Report

October 31, 2012:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group was the second racing operator to respond to the OMAFRA Panel's transition report for the Ontario horse-racing industry on Wednesday, stating that WEG is "pleased that the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel has reaffirmed that a vibrant, world-class horse-racing industry requires a strong partnership between the industry and Government."...read on


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