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Woodbine Announces ‘Horse Racing 3.0’

August 16, 2016:

On Tuesday, August 16, Woodbine Entertainment Group, iBoost and Ryerson University’s Office of the Vice President, Research and Innovation announced that they are partnering to launch a new initiative that will challenge Canadian start-ups, entrepreneurs, developers and students to use technology to help bring the traditional sport of horse racing to the next level....read on

Plans For Simulcasting In St. Thomas

August 9, 2016:

A new off-track wagering location has been proposed to be introduced to St. Thomas, Ont., officials have confirmed....read on

Trainer’s Two-Year Ban Quashed

July 27, 2016:

A Supreme Court has ruled that a two-year ban that was recently handed to a Standardbred trainer has been reversed due to a lack of impartiality of an official with a high rank in the racing commission....read on

Postal Strike Update From WEG

July 12, 2016:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group today (Tuesday, July 12) issued an update regarding purse cheque distribution for Mohawk Racetrack and all Alliance racetracks....read on

Canadian Purse Cheque News

July 6, 2016:

Seeing as though there is uncertainty in regard to the services of Canada Post at this time, multiple entities within the horse racing industry have issued releases explaining their contingency plans if a work stoppage does in fact occur....read on

WEG’s Plan For Potential Postal Strike

June 30, 2016:

Due to a looming postal service disruption, the Woodbine Entertainment Group and Ontario Standardbred Alliance has issued the following plan for purse cheque distribution....read on

Multiple Records On 2016 NA Cup Night

June 22, 2016:

“It was a truly special, record shattering night for the Pepsi North America Cup Saturday evening at Mohawk. The atmosphere was electric with fans young and young at heart, core and new customers, enjoying a night out."...read on

Woodbine Selects Master Planner

June 16, 2016:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that it has selected SWA Group, a leading landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm, to create the master plan to guide the long-term vision for Woodbine’s overall development and expanded entertainment offering across its 680 acres of largely undeveloped land....read on

Woodbine, T-Bred Horsepeople Ink Deal

June 15, 2016:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario recently announced the signing of a contract that guarantees 133 dates of Thoroughbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack every year through the 2018 racing season....read on

Step Up For Brooke Arsenault

June 14, 2016:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced via its ‘WEG Cares’ initiative that it is trying to raise funds for 23-year-old Ontario Standardbred racing participant Brooke Arsenault, who was recently diagnosed with a form of cancer and is currently undergoing aggressive chemotherapy treatments....read on

Race Date Amendment Approved

June 2, 2016:

On Thursday, June 2, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announced that it has approved the application made by Woodbine Entertainment Group to the 2016 race date schedules for Mohawk Racetrack and Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Marner Named NA Cup Drawmaster

June 2, 2016:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that Mitch Marner, the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) Player of the Year and Toronto Maple Leafs top prospect, will be the guest drawmaster for the 2016 $1 million Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Backing The Price Of Admission

May 27, 2016:

“I paid $7 to get into our son’s seventh-grade wrestling meet. Everyone charges admission, and we need it if we’re going to get things turned around.”...read on

Woodbine/Mohawk Payments Due Mon.

May 13, 2016:

The final sustaining payment to the Pepsi North America Cup and all major WEG stakes is due this Monday (May 16)....read on

Large Date-Change Request

May 12, 2016:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has announced that the Woodbine Entertainment Group has requesting approval for a substantial amendment to the race-date schedule for Mohawk Racetrack and Woodbine Racetrack....read on


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