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Efforts To Secure Relief Continue

March 26, 2020:

“We’re working with the government on a relief fund, but we’re putting so many grooms and hot walkers and everyone else out of work. And despite the perception that horse owners are wealthy, they really aren’t. There’s a very small handful of owners that are wealthy and the rest of them are hard-working people. And they can’t make this work without any sort of funding.”...read on

Woodbine T-Bred Meet Postponed

March 24, 2020:

Woodbine Entertainment has announced that it has postponed the start of the 2020 Thoroughbred season at Woodbine Racetrack until further notice....read on

Mohawk To Race; Closed To Public

March 14, 2020:

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in the interest of the safety of customers, employees, horsepeople and the larger community, Woodbine Entertainment announced on Saturday, March 14 that it will be closing Woodbine Mohawk Park and Woodbine Racetrack to the general public for a minimum of two weeks....read on

‘Stronger Together’ Replay

December 19, 2019:

On Wednesday, December 11 in the backstretch of Woodbine Racetrack, Woodbine Entertainment conducted the most recent edition of the ‘Stronger Together: United Ontario Horse Racing for a Sustainable Future’ series. A replay of the event is now available for viewing here....read on

‘Stronger Together’ Recap

December 11, 2019:

On Wednesday, December 11 in the backstretch of Woodbine Racetrack, Woodbine Entertainment conducted the most recent edition of the ‘Stronger Together: United Ontario Horse Racing for a Sustainable Future’ series. The Wednesday installment discussed Woodbine’s 2019 live Thoroughbred season and what the future holds for the track....read on

‘Stronger Together’ Session Wednesday

December 9, 2019:

Woodbine Entertainment has announced that this week it will be conducting and streaming another ‘Stronger Together: Uniting Horse Racing for a Sustainable Future’ information session....read on

Race Rewind: 2009 Breeders Crown

October 24, 2019:

On this day 10 years ago, the horse racing world witnessed a rare display of power and perfection courtesy undefeated sophomore trotting colt Muscle Hill....read on

Ontario Industry Discussion Friday

August 6, 2019:

It has been announced that Ontario horse racing industry leaders John Hayes, Stephen Rigby, Jean Major and Jim Lawson will take part in a panel discussion on important issues facing the Ontario horse racing industry this Friday (August 9) at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

The Washboard Union To Perform At 2019 Queen's Plate Racing Festival

March 13, 2019:

The JUNO Award-nominated country music group The Washboard Union will be among the featured musical acts to headline this year’s Queen's Plate Racing Festival, which will run from June 28-29 at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

EllisDon To Build Woodbine GO Station

March 12, 2019:

On Tuesday, March 12, Woodbine Entertainment announced a partnership with internationally-renowned construction experts EllisDon for the development of the recently announced GO train station that will be built on the grounds of Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Woodbine GO Station Plan Announced

March 6, 2019:

On Wednesday morning (March 6) at Woodbine Racetrack, the Ontario Government announced its plan to build a new GO station at the suburban Toronto raceway which will come with no cost to taxpayers....read on

Woodbine Grandstand To Re-Open Friday

January 17, 2019:

The Woodbine Racetrack grandstand is set to re-open tomorrow morning, Friday, January 18, at 7 a.m. following Thursday's closure as a result of a water main break that occurred due to construction on the property....read on

Woodbine's Busy Year, Exciting Future

January 15, 2019:

“Reflecting back on the year that was, it’s remarkable to think of all that was accomplished and started in 2018… we remain laser-focused on our sole mandate of sustaining and growing the horse racing industry in Ontario.”...read on

Woodbine T-Bred Record For McKnight

December 18, 2018:

Woodbine Racetrack’s 2018 Thoroughbred meet is now in the books, and, lo and behold, a former Standardbred horseman re-emerged as the track’s leading trainer – this time in record-breaking fashion....read on

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 racing....read on


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