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Dignitaries To 'Bring A Friend'

August 21, 2013:

A slate of provincial and municipal politicians will be attending Cornerstone Raceway’s Bring A Friend event this Friday, August 23....read on

The Legend Returns

August 16, 2013:

For harness racing fans, meeting John Campbell is akin to a hockey fan meeting Wayne Gretzky. Both are considered the absolute best in their profession, admired by their peers and fans alike, inducted into every Hall of Fame possible and recognized by the Governor General of Canada for their contributions to their respective sports....read on

In A Class Of His Own

August 14, 2013:

He was never involved in a photo finish, with his narrowest win margin at three-quarters of a length. When he retired, he held 15 World Records. His time trial of 1:49.1 was nearly three full seconds -- 14 lengths -- faster than the former World Record....read on

Honoured Eternally

August 13, 2013:

"In my opinion she was like the female Cam Fella, the female version of him. Just a gutsy horse that liked to finish hard and knock heads with all the best free-for-all mares."...read on

Saluting The Admiral

August 12, 2013:

One of this millennium's most beloved racehorses will receive what many feel is a long overdue honour when Admirals Express is inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame on Thursday, August 15....read on

MacDonald Discusses Move To Vernon

July 29, 2013:

"About three months before the slots (Slots-at-Racetracks) program was cancelled, I built a barn and put an Equicizer in (a horse exerciser), built some run-in sheds, built new paddocks for the horses. I spent over $100,000 four months before the program was cancelled, so obviously I wanted to stay here."...read on

Takter Seeks Elusive Trotting Title

July 18, 2013:

It's one of the few races that has eluded him over the years, but trainer Jimmy Takter comes into the the 2013 Maple Leaf Trot with a pair of highly-talented world-record setting individuals that could give the Hall Of Fame trainer his first win in Canada's richest event for older trotters....read on

Is $5 Million Untouchable?

June 29, 2013:

"The only way would be if a true 'super-horse' stayed and raced until he was six or seven. Maybe if Somebeachsomewhere raced until he was six or seven, someone like him could have done it. It's going to be hard for a horse to dominate."...read on

What A Difference A Year Makes

June 13, 2013:

"He was just a phenomenal animal last year, he just didn't have his head on right in some circumstances. And to that, he never really drew that great...it was just a bunch of bad racing luck."...read on

Can Henry Win Two Championships?

June 7, 2013:

Trevor Henry finds himself in an enviable position. He is the co-owner of a highly-regarded trotting filly heading into the biggest race of her life, as well as the hand-picked driving representative of Canadian harness racing on an international stage....read on

Horsemen React To Ottawa Casino

June 5, 2013:

"You talk about the fights that [Mayor Jim] Watson and I had personally in the media, a number of people questioned that relationship today in speaking to the media this morning. I said it's just like a hockey game, you shake hands at the end and I'm looking forward to developing a strong relationship on behalf of the horsepeople in this region for a long, long time."...read on

Bringing Racing Back Into OLG

May 22, 2013:

While the interview was taped just hours prior to Thursday's bombshell announcement that Paul Godfrey had been fired as the Chair of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, the discussion between host Norm Borg and John Snobelen is just as relevant. In fact, the argument could be made that horse racing's chances to access different revenue streams within a re-integration plan with the OLG as outlined by the OMAFRA Panel and mandated by the Premier are now better than ever....read on

Selling Racing To Businesses

May 7, 2013:

If there was ever a time for harness racing in Canada to examine new ways of attracting much needed sources of revenue, it's now. Looking for a how-to on raising one million dollars? Heed the words of Jason Hall....read on

Leslie On Auditor General Review

April 18, 2013:

"It's going to be very difficult from all the facts I have for the Auditor General to be able to support the decision of the McGuinty government."...read on

PC Party To Support SARP Motion

March 26, 2013:

"If we decide to build more gaming facilities or expand gaming in Ontario, let's do it at the existing tracks. It's been such a wonderful successful economic development tool, to create these 60,000 jobs and it's something we're absolutely committed to doing if we win government."...read on


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