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WEG Standardbred Handle Up

January 4, 2012:

On Wednesday, January 4, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that its 2011 season of live standardbred racing, conducted at Woodbine Racetrack and Mohawk Racetrack, saw an increase in handle over the previous on

Finalists Announced For 2011 Media Excellence Awards

January 4, 2012:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2011 Media Excellence Awards. The Media Excellence Awards program is aimed at honouring those who have, through one piece of exceptional work, covered Canadian harness racing in a manner that is extraordinary and of broad national on

Two Shots At Lifetime Dream

January 3, 2012:

As Woodbine Racetrack’s winter stakes get underway, trainers are hoping to start the 2012 racing season off on the right on

SC Online Stakes Program

January 3, 2012:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the addition of stakes which are now available for purchase on the SC Stakes Online payment on

Weaver Loves Canadian Harness Racing

January 3, 2012:

Standardbred Canada would like to congratulate Sydney Weaver of Acton, Ont., the winner of the 'I Love Canadian Harness Racing' Fan Club’s VIP O’Brien Awards on

Another ‘Sweet’ Victory For Whelan?

December 16, 2011:

Sent off at odds of 38-1 in her Autumn Stakes final, very few thought Highland Candy Bar could unwrap a victory, including her trainer/driver Garrett on

Are The ‘Odds’ In MacGrath’s Favour?

December 14, 2011:

The best Christmas gift, at least an early one, that owner/trainer Brent MacGrath could have asked for came true when his Weigh The Odds received a favourable post position in one of two $25,000 Valedictory Stakes eliminations set for this Saturday evening at Woodbine on

"Definitely Going In The Right Direction"

December 13, 2011:

Pretty Crafty, a three-year-old daughter of Here Comes Herbie, will look for her third straight victory Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack when she takes to the oval in the program's $60,000 Autumn Stakes on

“He’s Been Getting Better And Better"

December 9, 2011:

Although Adventure Bound did not win his Autumn Stakes elimination this past Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack, trainer Eric Adams remains optimistic that he has his sophomore pacer on the right track heading into the $60,000 final this on

"I’m Hoping He Can Be A 'Gold' Horse"

December 2, 2011:

After celebrating a career year with over $1.1 million in earnings, which included a victory in the Breeders Crown with Monkey On My Wheel, trainer Travis Umphrey is hoping Twin B Wrangler will be his next superstar on

Post Times To Change At Woodbine

November 30, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that a slight post time change will come into effect beginning on Monday, December on

“She Is Kind Of A Work In Progress"

November 29, 2011:

During her debut season, The Prophet Mary has been on quite a journey. The next challenge for the two-year-old pacing filly is qualifying for the Autumn Stakes in her $20,000 elimination on Thursday, December 1 at Woodbine on

Saftic Back In Action; Rockin' The 'Stache

November 24, 2011:

It may have flown under the radar to some, but Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit driving stalwart Mike Saftic recent returned to action after having been involved in an October 8 racing accident. Saftic has discussed his recovery and return from cracked ribs, and, of course, his Movember Moustache with Trot on

WEG Keen To Add Sports Betting

November 24, 2011:

The wheels are in motion to legalize single-game sports wagering in Canada, and WEG’s CEO Nick Eaves believes Woodbine and Mohawk are logical places for a sports betting on

Stay For Schickedanz; WEG Stands Pat

November 24, 2011:

Even though the Ontario Racing Commission announced late last week that it has given thoroughbred owner Bruno Schickedanz a stay from a 12-month suspension in regard to the ultimate euthanization of champion runner Wake At Noon, the Woodbine Entertainment Group has stated that it still will not be granting the owner stalls in the Woodbine Racetrack on

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