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WEG Adds Three Directors To Board

November 18, 2020:

Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) announced today the appointment of Mr. Michael Lay, Mr. Mark Saunders and Ms. Ann Straatman to its Board of on

WEG Monitoring COVID-19 Developments

March 12, 2020:

Management from the Woodbine Entertainment Group has issued a statement to its guests with respect to recent developments concerning the spread of on

Lawson’s Single-Event Sports Wagering Call

January 27, 2020:

"Our mindset is not to think of this as a windfall for us. This is a way to do the right thing, which is let an industry participate in a way that will sustain jobs and keep the money in Canada to support the local economies." on

2018 O’Brien Winners Announced

February 2, 2019:

On Saturday, February 2, Standardbred Canada announced the winners for the 2018 O’Brien Awards, at the 30th edition of the annual O’Brien Awards Black Tie Gala held at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale hotel in Mississauga, on

COSA Encouraged By WEG’s Commitment To Racing

November 28, 2018:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA) is encouraged by the recent commitments to racing expressed by Jim Lawson, CEO of the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) on

Masoli v. McNair In 'Challenge Accepted'

September 3, 2018:

In tight quarters and competing at high speeds, Standardbred drivers utilize strength, agility and quick thinking as they guide their horse through traffic and around difficult turns while chasing that lucrative purse money. If they don’t hit the board, they don’t get paid. In Challenge Accepted, our athletes look to showcase their athleticism against professional athletes in other major sporting on

Recognizing History In Toronto

July 20, 2018:

On Thursday (July 19), Heritage Toronto, Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame jointly honoured the home of first Queen’s on

Survey For U.S. Horseplayers

April 27, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment is inviting U.S. horseplayers to take a 10-minute survey on horse racing & on

Lawson's State Of The Industry

April 19, 2018:

Woodbine CEO Jim Lawson talks speaks about the many challenges facing horse racing, but offers hope for a positive on

Woodbine Enters Sponsorship Exchange

April 8, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment has announced that it has partnered on a Thoroughbred ‘race exchange sponsorship agreement’ with the Japan Racing on

Join WEG’s Text Messaging Service

March 1, 2018:

Horsepeople that race on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit are reminded that the WEG race office now offers a text messaging service that can alert trainers of time-sensitive on

Ontario Long-Term Funding Update

February 21, 2018:

On Wednesday (Feb. 21) Mike Chopowick, the Acting Executive Director of Ontario Racing, issued the following statement on the status of the province's proposed long-term funding agreement with Ontario Lottery and on

WEG Stakes Noms/Payments Due Thursday

February 13, 2018:

Officials with the Woodbine Entertainment Group have announced that nomination and sustaining payments for WEG’s stakes are due this Thursday (February 15), as are payments for major stakes at Flamboro Downs, Grand River Raceway, Hanover Raceway and Clinton on

Stakes Eligibility Changes Shelved

February 9, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that the Standardbred Racing Integrity and Accountability Initiative (SRIAI) originally scheduled to be launched this year for stakes races on the Woodbine Entertainment circuit as well as The Meadowlands has been delayed until on

WEG Update On Integrity Initiative

February 8, 2018:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has provided a new update in regard to the recently announced Standardbred Racing Integrity and Accountability Initiative (SRIAI) on

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