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Doug King Passes

May 6, 2016:

It has been announced with great sadness that Douglas Wayne King of Saskatoon has passed suddenly....read on

End Of Racing In Saskatchewan?

April 11, 2014:

Yorkton Exhibition Association General Manager Shaun Morin has called on supporters of Saskatchewan harness racing to contact their Member of Legislative Assembly to voice their concerns over the Province’s lack of support for the standardbred industry....read on

Saskatchewan To Drop Pari-Mutuel Tax

October 10, 2012:

On Wednesday, October 10, the Province of Saskatchewan announced that, effective March 31, 2013, it will no longer be taking the 10 per cent tax it currently collects on horse-racing wagers....read on

Will Yorkton Survive?

September 5, 2012:

"We planned on getting racing done this summer and show them we have a good product, and there is interest in maintaining racing...We hope to come up with a way for it to survive."...read on

SSHA Wants Fair Share

May 2, 2012:

Following the March announcement that the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) will end annual grants to fund the provincial horse racing industry in 2013, the Saskatchewan Standardbred Horsemen's Association (SSHA) is hoping it can work out a deal to receive a cut from simulcast wagering profits...read on

Saskatchewan Fights For Survival

April 22, 2012:

The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority recently informed the Saskatchewan standardbred and thoroughbred racing sectors that grants they have received for decades and approved for 2012 will be eliminated completely in 2013....read on

Fallout From SK Cuts To Racing

April 10, 2012:

Segments of Saskatchewan's horse-racing industry have made their voices heard in the past few days, as mainstream media articles regarding provincial austerity measures have come out in the press. "It was actually really something," West Meadows Raceway President Jane Grainger has been quoted as saying. "With the budget we had received a letter on how good we had done, a pat on the back."...read on

Saskatchewan To Drop Funding In 2013

March 29, 2012:

Following the lead of Ontario and New Brunswick, the provincial government in Saskatchewan announced on Wednesday that funding for horse racing would end in 2013...read on

New Sask. Sires Stakes Program Launched

April 28, 2011:

The Saskatchewan Sires Stakes Committee is pleased to announce that for the first time in the new millennium a race is now in place specifically for Saskatchewan-sired...read on

Yorkton, 16: West Meadows, 0

April 6, 2010:

It is finally official, standardbred horse racing will be back in Yorkton this summer. However, the same can't be said for West Meadows...read on

Capital, Upgrades Coming To Marquis

May 22, 2009:

According to an article on saskatoonhomepage.ca, Saskatoon's Prairieland Park Corporation will be receiving $165,000 from the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority for live standardbred ra...read on


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