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Woodbine Reaches Thoroughbred Deal

December 16, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment and the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario (HBPA) jointly announced today (Sunday, Dec. 16) that they have reached an agreement in principal for a new four-year racing deal which includes an increase of $22 million in guaranteed purses and capital investment in Thoroughbred on

More Charges From 2015 Vet Plea

October 17, 2018:

It has been reported that fallout from a 2015 federal indictment against four equine veterinarians is continuing, as a pair of trainers are now facing charges as a direct on

A Breeders' Cup Champ For Fielding

November 3, 2017:

Bred by John Fielding and Fred Hertrich III, Rushing Fall ($8) swept to the lead in upper stretch to win the 10th running of the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (Grade 1) for two-year-old fillies by three-quarters of a length over Best Performance on Friday afternoon at Del Mar racetrack to kick off the 34th Breeders’ Cup World on

Allard's Liaison With Hall Of Famer

November 3, 2017:

“It’s fascinating to learn about horses. [I] walked around on the last day of the sale and looked at the horses there. I didn’t even buy a sales book. I just looked at the horses, saw one that I thought looked good, and bid on it.” on

Fielding Looking For A $1M Win Friday

November 2, 2017:

Fresh off of having watched Manchego complete her perfect 12-for-12 juvenile campaign with a victory in the Breeders Crown, co-owner John Fielding of Toronto, Ont. is now focusing his sights on a $1 million race with one of his charges this Friday (November 3) on

Exercise Rider Passes, Woodbine TB Cancels

September 8, 2017:

Officials at Woodbine Racetrack are saddened to report that Darren Fortune, a 43-year-old exercise rider, died from injuries occurred during a training accident on the main track early Friday morning (September 8) on

The Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017

August 9, 2017:

In this the 250th anniversary year of horse racing in Canada, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame welcomed a total of 10 horses and people as its Class of on

Holy Helena Triumphs In Queen's Plate

July 2, 2017:

Holy Helena, an impressive winner of the 1-1/8 mile Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, in just her third career start, was even better when facing males for the first time in Sunday’s $1 million Queen’s Plate at Woodbine on

Yonkers To Simulcast Irish Derby

June 25, 2017:

Fresh off importing world-class Thoroughbred races from Britain’s Royal Ascot meeting, Yonkers Raceway shall bring in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby this Saturday morning (July 1) on

Yonkers Simulcasting Royal Ascot

June 20, 2017:

For the first time ever, Yonkers Raceway is importing races from the world-class Thoroughbred meeting at Britain’s Royal on

California Board Meeting Summary

May 26, 2017:

The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) conducted its regular meeting Thursday, May 25, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. First Vice Chair George Krikorian, Second Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Jesse Choper, Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in on

Talkin' Horses Returns As Web Series

May 25, 2017:

The Ontario Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association has announced the launch of an exciting new initiative developed to promote the growth of horse racing in the on

Horses Narrowly Miss Man On Track

May 16, 2017:

A racetrack employee was more than lucky to walk away unscathed last week after a field of racehorses narrowly missed him as they raced into a turn at full on

Track Patron Wins $57K ‘Mega Bet’

May 8, 2017:

“Always Dreaming…the American dream” was the quote of the evening at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino when Kim Toben, from St. Marys, Ohio, placed a $10,000 bet on the Kentucky Derby and pulled off a $57,000 win on Saturday, May on

Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby

May 6, 2017:

Always Dreaming just made his stakes debut in the Florida Derby (G1) on April 1, and one race later was crowned victor of Kentucky Derby 143 after pulling off in the stretch to score under jockey John on

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