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Historic Signing For Canada, China

March 29, 2016:

This morning (Tuesday, March 29) during a nationally-televised meeting in Beijing, China, delegations from equine industry associations in Canada and China, including representation from Standardbred Canada, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purposes of working together, and ultimately opening the borders for trading horses, and knowledge, between the two countries....read on

Woodbine Unveils Expansion Plans

February 16, 2016:

On Tuesday, February 16, the Woodbine Entertainment Group and Trinity Development Group Inc. announced that the companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purpose of developing an integrated entertainment venue at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Northlands 'Committed To Racing'

December 21, 2015:

A notice posted by Alberta's horse racing industry on Sunday provides optimism after the future of Northlands Park as a racing venue was questioned late last week....read on

Update: Northlands’ Racing Future

December 18, 2015:

In a news story that surfaced Friday, December 18, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson has been cited as saying that there is a ‘new vision’ for Northlands Park. The Mayor also provided quotes in the piece that convey that he believes live horse racing may not be part of Northlands’ plans going forward....read on

Horse Racing N.B. Sues Province

August 5, 2014:

Horse Racing New Brunswick announced today that it has launched a lawsuit against the Province of New Brunswick for breach of contract....read on

NB Wants Provincial Help

August 5, 2014:

The well documented struggles of the New Brunswick harness racing industry hit the mainstream press once again this past weekend....read on

Clearview Doesn't Want To Host OLG

November 13, 2012:

It has been reported that on Monday, November 12, Clearview Township, which is located in Gaming Zone 7 under the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan, voted against declaring itself a willing host community for the OLG's gambling expansion vision....read on

Penn National Reaches Conditional Relocation Agreement

March 17, 2012:

Penn National Gaming, Inc. announced today it has reached an agreement with the State of Ohio that will help pave the way toward the relocation of its two Ohio racetracks and the development of new approximately $200 million racetrack/video lottery terminal facilities...read on

Bailey's Attorney: "We're Totally Out"

December 12, 2011:

The landscape continues to change in regard to the future of Monmouth Park --- and, therefore, that of the Meadowlands Racetrack --- due to the lack of deal to transfer control of Monmouth from the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to real-estate executive Morris Bailey...read on

On The New Jersey Front

September 6, 2011:

Three different news stories from the New Jersey horse racing industry reared their figurative heads over the course of the long weekend. One involves Freehold Raceway, while the others are in regard to a legal challenge and a lease dispute on the thoroughbred side of things...read on


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