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Petition Filed To Block PA Track

September 30, 2013:

It has been reported that Presque Isle Downs Inc. filed paperwork last week in an effort to stop the proposed Lawrence Downs racino in Pennsylvania from becoming a reality....read on

Council Votes Against Woodbine Casino Expansion; Eaves Reacts

May 21, 2013:

On Tuesday, May 21, Toronto City Council voted by a count of 24-20 to support a motion introduced by Councillor Mike Layton to oppose expanding the current gaming offerings at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Petition To Stop 'Tweeting Racehorses'

May 15, 2013:

In what appears to be a tongue-in-cheek move, the White House in the United States has been petitioned to stop racehorses from tweeting on Twitter....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

WEG Addresses Toronto's Executive Committee

November 5, 2012:

On Monday, November 5, representatives from the Woodbine Entertainment Group addressed the City of Toronto's Executive Committee. The move by WEG is an effort to retain and expand gaming offerings at Woodbine Racetrack, and to get the committee to understand what current and expanded gaming at the grand raceway means to the city....read on

Eaves: The Stakes Are High

October 27, 2012:

As Woodbine Racetrack prepares to host North America’s biggest night of harness racing, Nick Eaves, the track’s President and CEO, is calling on the industry’s many participants to help Woodbine secure the long-term future of horse racing in Canada’s largest city....read on

WEG Seeks Your Help

October 22, 2012:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group is encouraging supporters of having expanded casino gaming at Woodbine Racetrack to sign petitions or pen letters which will be delivered Monday, November 5 during a scheduled City of Toronto Executive Committee meeting....read on

Petition With 23,000 Names Presented

April 24, 2012:

An emotional rally was held during Rideau Carleton Raceway's Sunday, April 22 card of live racing...read on

Petition Gaining Steam

February 24, 2012:

The many grassroots efforts to save Ontario's horse racing industry continue. Currently there is an online petition, which has grown to 1,200 signatures just hours after first being posted...read on

Support For More Live Racing At Fraser

April 12, 2011:

After having taken to the community to rally support for more live racing at Fraser Downs, owner/trainer Sandra Roberts has said that the response has been positive. "We want to show that this is not just a bunch of horsemen. It's the whole community supporting us in this."...read on

New Lawsuit In Maryland

May 6, 2010:

While the Aqueduct racino project holds the current record for longevity without life, it may ultimately be threatened by events in Maryland, where the years are piling up on slots in the state, now t...read on

'Say No' Urged In Michigan

February 8, 2010:

The Michigan Harness Horsemen’s Association is urging its members and other horsemen not to sign the 'Racing to Save Michigan' petition circulating at Sports Creek...read on

Ohio Anti-Slots Petition Sputters

January 29, 2010:

According to a report, the chances of video lottery terminals coming to Ohio racetracks may have just gotten...read on

Michigan Petition Gets Go-Ahead

October 15, 2009:

The Detroit News has reported that a group in Michigan entitled 'Racing to Save Michigan' has received the go-ahead to begin circulating petitions to voters within the next six weeks....read on

Public To Vote On Mich. Racino Issue?

October 14, 2009:

According to a report by the Chicago Tribune, Michigan racetrack owners will be asking the state today if it is okay to let voters decide on whether the facilities can open casinos....read on


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