Wednesday, March 7, 2018
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is pleased to release a Summary Report of the work delivered by the Health and Safety Working Group.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the Media Sovereign Award categories for 2017.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame reminds the horse racing community the deadline to nominate horses or people for the Class of 2018 is March 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST., one week away.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
TORONTO, February 27, 2018 – Woodbine was a blur of activity on Tuesday morning as trainers and horses returned to the backstretch to begin preparations for the 2018 season.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 27, 2018, Toronto Groom, Handicapper & Special Sovereign...
Friday, February 23, 2018
A colt out of Grade 1 producer Count to Three is the first foal by millionaire Sovereign Award champion Dynamic Sky.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Woodbine Entertainment and the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association have spearheaded a new Health and Welfare Committee in cooperation with Fort Erie Racetrack for the 2018 season.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
TORONTO, February 22, 2018 - Hall of Fame trainer Mark Casse is blessed with a quartet of Canadian Triple Crown contenders led by Telekinesis, who was today installed the early 4-1 favourite for the 159th edition of The Queen's Plate.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
TORONTO, February 21, 2018 - Woodbine Entertainment has announced its stakes schedule for the 2018 Thoroughbred racing season with 96 stakes highlighted by the 159th running of the $1 million Queen's Plate, the first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The Jockey Club of Canada will host the 43rd Annual Sovereign Awards Ceremony to honour Canada’s Champions of 2017 at one of Toronto’s premier venues, The Palais Royal, located at 1601 Lake Shore Blvd West.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is pleased to release a Summary Report of the work delivered by the Equine Drug Program Working Group over the last seven months.
Thursday, February 1, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Toronto, February 1st, 2018 The Jockey Club of Canada Announces 2017...
Thursday, February 1, 2018
TORONTO, February 1, 2018 – Woodbine Entertainment has released the official logo for the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, slated for Saturday, June 30 at Woodbine Racetrack.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The Jockey Club of Canada’s Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the Graded and Listed Stakes in Canada and will have several upgrades for 2018.
Monday, January 29, 2018
TORONTO, January 29, 2018 – Tickets are now on sale for Woodbine’s exclusive Derby Day Party celebrating the first jewel of the U.S. Triple Crown on the first Saturday in May.
Friday, January 26, 2018
The 2018/19 Thoroughbred Improvement Program (TIP), based on the recommendations of the industry representative Thoroughbred Advisory Group and Thoroughbred Working Group, has been approved by the Ontario Racing Board of Directors.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations for Class of 2018 The public is invited to participate in the nomination of people and horses who have made a significant contribution to Canadian Standardbred or Thoroughbred horse racing, for induction to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2018.
Monday, January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018 – Toronto, Ontario - The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) (CTHS) election of Directors for the 2018 – 2020 term resulted in four new people being added to the seven Directors that have been re-elected to the Board.
Monday, January 8, 2018
TORONTO, January 8 – Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) today announced that wagering on Woodbine’s 2017 live Thoroughbred racing season rose soundly over the 2016 meet.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
December 14, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – The Board of Ontario Racing and members of the Standardbred Alliance have voted to merge the two existing organizations. The combined entity will be an independent, not-for-profit industry organization that will represent all Ontario racetracks and horse racing industry associations in the Province with one unified voice.
Monday, December 11, 2017
TORONTO, December 11, 2017 – Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning and multiplatinum-selling country music superstar, Brad Paisley, will headline the 2018 Queen’s Plate Festival at Woodbine Racetrack. The three-day Festival will run from Friday, June 29 through Sunday, July 1.
Sunday, December 10, 2017
TORONTO, December 10, 2017 – Leavem in Malibu scored a front-running victory in the $125,000 Valedictory Stakes (Grade 3) for Mark Casse, who finished second in the trainer standings for the first time in over a decade as Norm McKnight took the lead with a five-win performance during Woodbine’s final program of the 2017 Thoroughbred season on Sunday.
Saturday, December 9, 2017
TORONTO, December 9, 2017 – Stronach Stables’ Silent Sting came flying through the stretch along the rail to win the $125,000 Kingarvie Stakes for Ontario-sired two-year-olds on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine.
Friday, December 8, 2017
TORONTO, December 8, 2017 – Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) today announced the appointment of Mr. Bob Aziz and Mr. Ed Hannah to its Board of Directors.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
With reference to the election of Directors for the Ontario Division of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society held December 6th, 2017. The following is a list of successful candidates in the election of Regional Directors of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) for the three-year term 2018 – 2020.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
TORONTO, December 5, 2017 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, first jewel of the Canadian Triple
Sunday, December 3, 2017
TORONTO, December 3, 2017 – Dixie Moon closed out her juvenile campaign with an exciting victory in the $125,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes for Ontario-bred two-year-old fillies on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine.
Saturday, December 2, 2017
TORONTO, December 2, 2017 – Kingsport, winner of the $125,000 Sir Barton Stakes two years ago, swept by his rivals in the stretch to claim the 2017 edition of the stakes event for Ontario-sired horses three years old and up on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
TORONTO, November 29, 2017 – Grey Stakes champion Archaggelos has returned to Woodbine to put his talents on display in this weekend’s stakes action.
Monday, November 27, 2017
The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce that Camille Casse will take over as General Manager of The Jockey Club of Canada, effective immediately.
Saturday, November 25, 2017
November 25, 2017, Toronto –The annual CTHS Winter Mixed Sale held at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion in Toronto where 88 horses were catalogued resulted in
Saturday, November 25, 2017
TORONTO, November 25, 2017 – Pink Lloyd has made his case for Horse of the Year honours, closing out his 2017 campaign undefeated in eight stakes races after taking the $175,000 Kennedy Road (Grade 2) on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
TORONTO, November 22, 2017 – Woodbine’s meet-leading jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva will partner with Horse of the Year candidate Pink Lloyd in what could be a significant race for both horse and rider on Saturday afternoon (November 25).
Saturday, November 18, 2017
TORONTO, November 18, 2017 – Be Vewy Vewy Quiet delivered on his pari-mutuel promise winning the $125,000 Frost King Stakes for Ontario-sired two-year-olds in a photo finish over Silent Sting on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
TORONTO, November 16 – The 2017 season has been filled with winner’s circle photo ops and memorable experiences for trainer Catherine Day Phillips, and this weekend of racing at Woodbine Racetrack marks another opportunity for the third generation horsewoman to see the progress of her trainees and watch her team’s hard work play out on the racetrack.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
TORONTO, November 15 – Two-year-old filly Line of Vision picked up her second straight stakes victory with a big last-to-first run in the $125,000 South Ocean on Wednesday evening at Woodbine Racetrack.
Sunday, November 12, 2017
TORONTO, November 12 – Melmich’s win streak came to an end as Gigantic Breeze swept to victory in the $175,000 Autumn Stakes (Grade 2) on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
TORONTO, November 11 – Ghostly Presence out-sprinted a field of Ontario-bred fillies in the $125,000 Jammed Lovely to emerge a sophomore stakes winner on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Friday, November 10, 2017
TORONTO, November 10 – Fresh off her Princess Elizabeth Stakes victory at the end of October, Clickity Clack is back in to go in next Wednesday’s $125,000 South Ocean Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack for trainer and co-owner Tony Gattellaro.
Friday, November 10, 2017
TORONTO, November 10 – Undefeated in five starts this meet at Woodbine, Melmich will put his win streak on the line this Sunday in the $175,000 Autumn Stakes (Grade 2) for three-year-olds and up.