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Magee Appointed Woodbine Board Chair

September 18, 2020:

Woodbine Entertainment announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Christine Magee as Chair effective immediately....read on

Navigating Racing Post-Pandemic

September 16, 2020:

In Wednesday's (Sept. 16) "Stronger Together" session, Woodbine CEO Jim Lawson indicated that he is "confident that racing is in a good place in Ontario," and that its footprint in the global wagering marketplace can only improve despite some significant challenges in the past six months....read on

Hockey Panel To Examine Racing Data

September 9, 2020:

Leading up to the 161st running of The Queen’s Plate, Woodbine Entertainment is excited to participate in a Hockey Analytics Night in Canada (HANIC) online panel exclusively focused on horse racing and the pivotal role data and technology play in the sport today and in its future....read on

Mandatory Payout Set For Jackpot Hi 5

August 20, 2020:

On Thursday (Aug. 20), Woodbine Entertainment announced a mandatory payout for the Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 on Saturday, Aug. 29....read on

Jockeys, Drivers Team Up For Charity

August 6, 2020:

Woodbine Entertainment, in partnership with Kraft-Heinz Canada, announced on Thursday (Aug. 6) the launch of the Heinz Challenge, a six-week series to be contested during Racing Night Live on TSN....read on

More Than Just A 'Traffic Cop'

July 30, 2020:

It should really come as no surprise that Laura Diakun, who has found herself at ice level, field level, and courtside, is right at home trackside....read on

Info For Owners Attending Mohawk Races

July 27, 2020:

Woodbine Entertainment has released the protocols and procedures for owners to start attending live racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Lawson Seeks Safe, World-Class Racing

July 26, 2020:

Woodbine Entertainment CEO Jim Lawson is resolute is his drive to make both Woodbine Racetrack and Woodbine Mohawk Park world-class racing destinations with world-class horse racing. In order for that to happen, however, the tracks need to safely host the world's best....read on

Dark Horse, Wagering Game Changer

July 23, 2020:

“I suspect that this is the most innovative thing that’s happened in horse racing in probably the past 25 or 30 years. It’s changing the sport dramatically. It’s designed to engage the younger demographic, to expose horse racing to that group. It’s a product that I believe will really catch on with our target customer base, and really build a new generation of horse racing fans in Canada.”...read on

Woodbine, ABR Announce Partnership

July 9, 2020:

America’s Best Racing (ABR), a multimedia fan development and awareness-building platform designed to increase the profile and visibility of North America’s best Thoroughbred racing events, and Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) today (Thursday, July 9 )announced a cross-promotional marketing partnership....read on

'Racing Night Live' Premieres Tonight

June 11, 2020:

Starting tonight, TSN and Woodbine Entertainment begin the expansion of their successful broadcast partnership by bringing Canadians live horse racing every Thursday night throughout the summer with 'Racing Night Live.'...read on

The Reklaws Join 'Racing Night Live'

June 9, 2020:

Fans who tune into the debut of Racing Night Live this Thursday on TSN will catch a brand new, special video performance of The Reklaws' new hit single 'Where I’m From' in support of racehorse aftercare....read on

Lawson Discusses Racing's Return

June 3, 2020:

Woodbine Entertainment's most recent ‘Stronger Together’ interactive video segment took place this afternoon (Wednesday, June 3). During the session, Woodbine Entertainment CEO Jim Lawson discussed Woodbine Mohawk Park and Woodbine Racetrack in advance of both tracks' return to racing....read on

TSN, Woodbine Announce 'Racing Night Live'

June 3, 2020:

On Wednesday, June 3, TSN and Woodbine Entertainment announced that they are expanding their successful broadcast partnership to bring Canadians live horse racing every Thursday night throughout the summer with 'Racing Night Live.'...read on

Woodbine Unveils 'Dark Horse'

June 1, 2020:

Woodbine Entertainment is excited to officially announce that horse racing is back on track at Woodbine Mohawk Park and Woodbine Racetrack starting this weekend, making it the first major sport to return to live competition in Canada*. To provide fans with an added way to engage with the sport while it operates without spectators, Woodbine Entertainment also announced it has launched a new innovative app called 'Dark Horse.'...read on


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