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Update On Integration With OLG

March 19, 2015:

Sue Leslie, President of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association, recently spoke on the process of integrating horse racing with the province's gaming arm -- the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp....read on

Committee To Ponder Expansion

March 19, 2015:

Renewed talks about a possible expansion at Woodbine Racetrack that would feature increased gaming options and an entertainment complex continue to make news in the mainstream media. Multiple outlets have run items stating that Toronto’s executive committee will discuss the issue next week....read on

Possible Woodbine Expansion Profiled

March 16, 2015:

The possibility of casino and entertainment expansion at Woodbine Racetrack has been profiled in a piece by the Toronto Star....read on

Another Executive Leaving Woodbine

March 13, 2015:

It has been announced that the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s vice president of Thoroughbred racing, Stephen Koch, is leaving the company....read on

Woodbine And Alliance Payments Due

March 12, 2015:

The deadline for nominations to several Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and Alliance racetrack stakes events is quickly approaching....read on

Woodbine Switching Polytrack To Tapeta

March 11, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 11, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced Tapeta will be installed on Woodbine Racetrack’s one-mile main track in time for the 2016 Thoroughbred racing season....read on

Woodbine Expansion Talks Underway

March 11, 2015:

Toronto Mayor John Tory is open for renewed discussions regarding casino expansion at Woodbine Racetrack if the plans involve an entertainment destination, according to a report....read on

Canadians Nab International Awards

March 5, 2015:

At the recently concluded 24th World Trotting Conference (Conference) a number of International Media Awards were presented by the President of the International Trotting Association (ITA), Mr. Geoff Want, to representatives of the winning countries....read on

Enhanced Testing For Thoroughbreds

February 20, 2015:

It was announced on Friday, February 20 that the Ontario Racing Commission and the Woodbine Entertainment Group will further enhance their joint out-of-competition testing procedures for Thoroughbred racing....read on

Woodbine Stakes Payment Reminder

February 10, 2015:

The deadline for nominations to several of the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s major stakes events, including the Pepsi North America Cup, is rapidly approaching....read on

2014 O’Brien Award Winners

February 7, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the winners of the 2014 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s champions in harness racing over the past season. The annual Black Tie Gala was held Saturday, February 7 in Mississauga, Ontario, at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre....read on

Bill C-290 Quagmire Examined

January 28, 2015:

The Toronto Star has run an article explaining the current situation surrounding Bill C-290, the piece of single-game sports wagering legislation that was passed by the House and entered the Senate in early 2012 before stalling significantly....read on

Champions Now At Galaxy Lanes

January 21, 2015:

On Monday, January 19, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced the newest location to join the Champions Off-Track Betting network....read on

OHRIA Thanks Eaves, Welcomes Lawson

January 19, 2015:

On Monday, the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) issued a statement thanking Nick Eaves, outgoing President and CEO of Woodbine Entertainment Group, for his dedication to the province's horse racing industry....read on

Nick Eaves Stepping Down

January 15, 2015:

On Thursday, January 15, the Woodbine Entertainment Group issued a press release announcing that its president and CEO, Nick Eaves, will be leaving the company on March 31, 2015....read on


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