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Thursday, September 17, 2020
TORONTO, September 17, 2020 – On Saturday, trainer Roger Attfield and owner/breeder Charles Fipke will be looking to knock off some big game in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile and earn a fees-paid berth in Keeneland’s Breeders’ Cup Mile with Shirl’s Speight.

Thursday, September 17, 2020
TORONTO, September 17, 2020 – Seven first-year stars take their talents to the E.P. Taylor Turf Course in Sunday’s Grade 1 $250,000 Summer Stakes, part of a sensational stakes-stacked weekend at Woodbine.

Monday, September 14, 2020
TORONTO, September 14, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment is hosting the post-position draw for the 2020 Ricoh Woodbine Mile as part of an online Stronger Together panel this Wednesday, Sept. 16 starting at 11 a.m. ET.

Sunday, September 13, 2020
TORONTO, September 13, 2020 - Woodbine Entertainment has announced post time changes for its live Thoroughbred racing schedule that will begin this week at Woodbine Racetrack.

Saturday, September 12, 2020
TORONTO, September 12, 2020 – Rideforthecause, rallying from next-to-last in the field of eight, launched a relentless rally around the final turn under rider David Moran and blew past 4-5 favorite Cambier Park for a convincing four-length score in Saturday’s $286,000 Canadian Stakes Presented by the Japan Racing Association at Woodbine Racetrack.

Saturday, September 12, 2020
TORONTO, September 12, 2020 – Leading jockey Justin Stein struck again to bookend the stakes action on Queen’s Plate day, winning the $100,000 Ruling Angel Stakes for three-year-old fillies in rein to the Wesley Ward-trained Artie’s Princess.

Saturday, September 12, 2020
TORONTO, September 12, 2020 – Mighty Heart lived up to his name in a dominating score in the 161st running of the Queen’s Plate, as the one-eyed colt trounced his 13 rivals on Saturday at Woodbine.

Saturday, September 12, 2020
TORONTO, September 12, 2020 – Mizzen Beau, under Steve Bahen, was strong early and powerful late in taking Saturday’s $250,000 Bison City Stakes presented by Rethink Breast Cancer, at Woodbine.

Friday, September 11, 2020
TORONTO, September 11, 2020 – The field is set for Saturday’s $1 million Queen’s Plate at Woodbine and the experts have weighed in with their selections for the final edition of the Queen’s Plate Power Rankings presented by the OLG Canadian Triple Crown.

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Toronto, On – September 10, 2020 – The 161st running of The Queen’s Plate will take place this Saturday, September 12 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, allowing it to remain as the longest continuously run horse race in North America.

Wednesday, September 09, 2020
TORONTO, September 9, 2020 – Plate Trial champ Clayton and multiple stakes-winning filly Curlin’s Voyage will take on 12 other Queen’s Plate hopefuls in the $1 million classic set for 1 ¼ miles on the Woodbine Tapeta this Saturday.

Monday, September 07, 2020
TORONTO, September 7, 2020 – Regardless of the number he sees displayed beside his horse’s number on the toteboard when the Queen’s Plate gates open, 23-year-old trainer Cole Bennett will be smiling.

Sunday, September 06, 2020
TORONTO, September 6, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that there will be a mandatory payout for the Woodbine Thoroughbred Jackpot Hi-5 next Saturday, Sept. 12 to close out the Queen's Plate program.

Sunday, September 06, 2020
TORONTO, September 6, 2020 – Randy Thompson wasn’t sure he would be able to get the words out when he dialed the number. But when he heard the voice on the other end of the phone, he calmly said, “I finally found the one.”

Saturday, September 05, 2020
TORONTO, September 5, 2020 – Canadian racing icon Pink Lloyd took the biggest slice of the pie and boosted his cash stash past the $2 million mark in career earnings with another winning effort in Grade 3 Vigil Stakes on Saturday, Sept. 5 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Friday, September 04, 2020
TORONTO, September 4, 2019 – Nineteen of Thoroughbred racing’s stars have been nominated to the 24th running of the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Grade 1), a Breeders' Cup ‘Win And You're In’ race, to be contested on Saturday, Sept. 19 over the world-renowned E.P. Taylor Turf Course.

Wednesday, September 02, 2020
September 2, 2020, Toronto – A 12% increase in the sale median at the annual Canadian Premier Yearling Sale held at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion in Toronto where 142 yearlings sold for $2,795,300. The average decreased slightly from $21,538 in 2019 to $19,685, the median increased by 12% to $14,500 and the buyback rate decreased.

Thursday, August 20, 2020
TORONTO, ON – August 20, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment is excited to share its plans for the 161st Queen’s Plate that will bring one of Canada’s most prestigious events and storied traditions directly to fans like never before.

Thursday, August 20, 2020
TORONTO, August 20, 2020 – Seven two-year-old fillies, including Dreaming of Drew, are set to contest the $100,000 Catch a Glimpse Stakes, while a handful of two-year-olds tussle for top prize in the $100,000 Soaring Free Stakes, both to be run at 6 ½ furlongs over Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor Turf Course.

Thursday, August 20, 2020
TORONTO, August 20, 2020 – A victory in the Plate Trial on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack propelled Clayton to the top spot in the second edition of the 161st Queen’s Plate Power Rankings presented by the OLG Canadian Triple Crown.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
TORONTO, August 19, 2020 – Nine starters, including four-year-old Royal Wedding, will travel 1 1/16 miles on the Inner Turf in the $100,000 Eternal Search Stakes featured on Saturday at Woodbine.

Sunday, August 16, 2020
TORONTO, August 16, 2020 – Fresh off a victory in last month’s Trillium Stakes, Live Oak Plantation’s homebred filly Souper Escape doubled up in Grade 3 stakes action winning the $125,000 Seaway Stakes on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.

Saturday, August 15, 2020
TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Leading jockey Rafael Hernandez collected his third straight stakes win on the Saturday program at Woodbine, as he sent March to the Arch from last to first in the $175,000 King Edward Stakes (Grade 2) for trainer Mark Casse.

Saturday, August 15, 2020
TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Curlin’s Voyage, patiently handled by Patrick Husbands, put away her rivals in early stretch en route to victory in the 65th running of the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser, Saturday at Woodbine.

Saturday, August 15, 2020
TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Clayton, a son of 2012 Arkansas Derby winner Bodemeister, dug deep to fend off a pair of stubborn foes in taking the $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes, Saturday afternoon at Woodbine.

Saturday, August 15, 2020
TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Sprint superstar Pink Lloyd claimed an elusive Bold Venture crown in his third attempt, earning his 25th career win during Saturday’s stakes-filled card at Woodbine Racetrack.

Saturday, August 15, 2020
TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Theodora B. led from start to finish in the Dance Smartly (Grade 2) to kick off the Saturday stakes action at Woodbine.

Thursday, August 13, 2020
TORONTO, August 13, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment today announced the first edition of the 161st Queen’s Plate Power Rankings presented by the OLG Canadian Triple Crown, and it looks quite different than the list of top contenders from The Queen’s Plate Winterbook that was released in February.

Thursday, August 13, 2020
TORONTO, August 13, 2020 – A trio of graded stakes, the Dance Smartly (G2), King Edward (G2) and Bold Venture (G3), complement the runnings of the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser, and the $150,000 Plate Trial, Saturday at Woodbine.

Thursday, August 06, 2020
The C.T.H.S is pleased to announce that Direct Livestock Marketing Systems (DLMS) will be providing online bidding for all of the 2020 C.T.H.S. Sales. DLMS is an internet marketing company specializing in real time internet auction sales and is part of the largest livestock marketing network in Canada.

Sunday, August 02, 2020
TORONTO, August 2, 2020 – A fitting repeat winner at Woodbine, the Gail Cox-trained two-year-old Ready to Repeat fashioned a front-end score in the $100,000 Victoria Stakes on Sunday afternoon.

Saturday, August 01, 2020
TORONTO, August 1, 2020 – A late decision to enter Forester’s Turn in Saturday’s $150,000 Greenwood Stakes Presented by Stella Artois at Woodbine proved to be profitable for Hall of Fame trainer Robert Tiller and owner Rolph Davis.

Saturday, August 01, 2020
TORONTO, August 1, 2020 – Team Hanley’s undefeated two-year-old filly Joy’s Rocket was impressive in her stakes debut at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday, taking off in the $100,000 My Dear Stakes to win by 2-3/4 lengths under Luis Contreras.

Saturday, August 01, 2020
TORONTO, August 1, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that there will be a mandatory payout for the Woodbine Thoroughbred Jackpot Hi-5 next Saturday, Aug. 8.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
TORONTO, July 29, 2020 – Seven two-year-olds, including Silent Mamba, take to the main track for the $100,000 My Dear Stakes, while six three-year-old Ontario-breds test out the E.P. Taylor Turf Course in the $150,000 Greenwood Stakes presented by Stella Artois, Saturday at Woodbine.

Sunday, July 26, 2020
TORONTO, July 26, 2020 – Defending champion Mr. Ritz was the star of the show once again in the $125,000 Seagram Cup (Grade 3) on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack.

Saturday, July 25, 2020
TORONTO, July 25, 2020 – Charles Fipke’s homebred Shirl’s Speight put on another impressive show, this time in Saturday’s $125,000 Marine Stakes (Grade 3), at Woodbine.

Saturday, July 25, 2020
TORONTO, July 25, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment, in consultation with the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario (HBPA), announced today that it will raise the Minimum Weight for Jockeys to 118 lbs effective August 6, 2020.

Saturday, July 25, 2020
TORONTO, July 25, 2020 – Two Sixty dashed to the lead out of the gates and never looked back in the $125,000 Selene Stakes (Grade 3) on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.

Thursday, July 23, 2020
TORONTO, July 22, 2020 – A pair of Grade 3 events, the $125,000 Marine Stakes and $125,000 Selene Stakes, share the spotlight this Saturday at Woodbine.

Thursday, July 23, 2020
TORONTO, July 23, 2020 – The incomparable Pink Lloyd deployed his usual tactics, powering past the competition in the stretch to add more hardware to his collection as he won the 45th edition of the $100,000 Shepperton Stakes on Thursday at Woodbine Racetrack.

Monday, July 20, 2020
TORONTO, ON – Monday, July 20 – This Wednesday, July 22, charitable organization Trust 15 is taking over Woodbine Entertainment’s Twitter and Facebook accounts to bring awareness, engagement and action to the powerful and important work they do in the Rexdale community supporting at-risk youth.

Saturday, July 18, 2020
TORONTO, July 18, 2020 – Live Oak Plantation’s Souper Escape gave her filly and mare foes the slip in the $125,000 Trillium Stakes to earn her first graded stakes victory on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.

Saturday, July 18, 2020
TORONTO, July 18, 2020 – Lady Grace and jockey Kazushi Kimura just missed the track record, taking the Grade 2 Royal North Stakes in 1:06.90 on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.

Friday, July 17, 2020
TORONTO, July 17, 2020 – Canada’s sprint superstar Pink Lloyd will attempt to share the record for most wins in the Shepperton Stakes, Thursday afternoon at Woodbine.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
TORONTO, July 15, 2020 – Summer Sunday, one of two Stuart Simon trainees in the field, seeks to defend her crown in Saturday’s co-featured Grade 2 $175,000 Royal North Stakes, at Woodbine.

Saturday, July 11, 2020
TORONTO, July 11, 2020 – Stronach Stable’s homebred gelding Silent Poet persevered over Admiralty Pier in a Connaught Cup clash on the E.P. Taylor Turf Course today at Woodbine Racetrack.

Thursday, July 09, 2020
TORONTO, July 9, 2020 – Sixty-one of the finest Canadian-bred three-year-olds remain on target for the 161st running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12.

Wednesday, July 08, 2020
TORONTO, July 8, 2020 – City Boy, who pulled off a 24-1 upset in last year’s Grade 2 Nearctic Stakes, faces seven rivals on the E.P. Taylor Turf Course in Saturday’s Grade 2 $175,000 Connaught Cup Stakes, at Woodbine.

Tuesday, July 07, 2020
TORONTO, July 7, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment released an updated list today of Canadian-bred three-year-old fillies eligible to the 65th running of the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser, set for Saturday, Aug. 15.

Sunday, July 05, 2020
TORONTO, July 5, 2020 – Canadian champion filly Curlin’s Voyage nosed out 65-1 longshot Justleaveitalone in a photo finish to win the $125,000 Fury Stakes for Canadian-foaled three-year-old fillies on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.

Saturday, July 04, 2020
TORONTO, July 4, 2020 – Leading jockey Rafael Hernandez swept the back-to-back stakes features as part of a five-win performance on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack, with Halo Again a popular winner in $125,000 Queenston Stakes and Skywire pulling off a 17-1 upset in the $175,000 Eclipse (Grade 2).

Friday, July 03, 2020
TORONTO, July 3, 2020 – Six fillies, including Gun Society, vie for top prize in Sunday’s $125,000 Fury Stakes, at Woodbine.

Thursday, July 02, 2020
TORONTO, July 2, 2020 – The $125,000 Queenston Stakes, a key race on the road to this year’s Queen’s Plate, and the Grade 2 $175,000 Eclipse Stakes share the spotlight this Saturday at Woodbine.

Thursday, July 02, 2020
The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society, National Office, would like to congratulate Tall Oaks Farm & Ivan Dalos in being chosen once again as the recipient of the Canada Breeder of the Year Award at the 35 th Annual Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) National Awards Dinner. The TOBA National Awards Dinner is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2020 in Lexington, Kentucky to honour the 2019 achievements of Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders.

Saturday, June 27, 2020
TORONTO, June 27, 2020 – Elizabeth Way got up in the final strides to steal the spotlight in the $175,000 Nassau Stake (Grade 2) featured on Saturday’s program at Woodbine Racetrack.

Friday, June 26, 2020
At a meeting held June 23, 2020, the Board of Directors of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Hall of Fame Induction Gala, due to the restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the intention of the CHRHF to induct the Class of 2020, along with those inducted in 2021, at ceremonies tentatively scheduled to take place during the summer of 2021.

Thursday, June 25, 2020
TORONTO, June 25, 2020 – Canada’s reigning three-time Champion Male Sprinter Pink Lloyd kicked off his eight-year-old campaign with a record fourth straight victory in the $125,000 Jacques Cartier Stakes and recorded his 20th stakes win overall on Thursday at Woodbine Racetrack.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
TORONTO, June 24, 2020 – Malakeh, a five-year-old daughter of Harbour Watch (IRE), goes after her third straight score in Saturday’s Grade 2 $175,000 Nassau Stakes, at Woodbine.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Canadian sprint sensation Pink Lloyd will make his season's debut in the $125,000 Jacques Cartier Stakes (Grade 3) on Thursday, June 25 at Woodbine Racetrack. Scheduled as the seventh of eight races from Woodbine, the Jacques Cartier will be featured on Racing Night Live, which airs on TSN from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ET

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
TORONTO, June 23, 2020 – The 2019-20 NHL season hasn’t resumed yet, but Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is already part of an impressive win streak.

Sunday, June 21, 2020
TORONTO, June 21, 2020 – Jean Elizabeth earned her eighth consecutive stakes victory as she dominated her rivals in the $125,000 Whimsical Stakes (Grade 3) on the first summer Sunday of the Woodbine meet.

Friday, June 19, 2020
TORONTO, June 19, 2020 – Multiple stakes winner and multiple Sovereign Award champion Pink Lloyd, with Rafael Hernandez in the irons, will make his eight-year-old debut in Thursday’s Grade 3, $125,000 Jacques Cartier Stakes, at Woodbine.

Friday, June 19, 2020
TORONTO, June 19, 2020 - Hall of Fame horseman Robert Tiller celebrated a career milestone on Friday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack as he earned his 2,000th training win when Have a Souper Day crossed the wire on top in the seventh race.

Thursday, June 18, 2020
TORONTO, June 18, 2020 – Sovereign Award-winning Summer Sunday, owned by Anne and William Scott, makes her five-year-old debut in Sunday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Whimsical Stakes, at Woodbine.

Saturday, June 13, 2020
TORONTO, June 13, 2020 – Stakes action kicked off at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday afternoon with three-year-old colt Newstome winning the $100,000 Woodstock Stakes and Owlette taking the six-furlong companion Star Shoot for fillies.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Tomorrow night is a major milestone in Canadian sports as it will be the first live broadcast of a sporting competition taking place in Canada since the sporting world was halted in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
TORONTO, June 10, 2020 – A pair of key prep races on the road to the Queen’s Plate, the $100,000 Woodstock and the $100,000 Star Shoot, kick off the Woodbine Thoroughbred stakes season this Saturday.

Saturday, June 06, 2020
TORONTO, June 6, 2020 – Live Thoroughbred racing returned to Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday afternoon (June 6) with an 11-race card.

Thursday, June 04, 2020
TORONTO, June 4, 2020 - When Hall of Fame trainer Robert Tiller reaches the 2,000 career-win mark, it will no doubt leave him feeling tickled pink.

Wednesday, June 03, 2020
TORONTO (June 3, 2020) – TSN and Woodbine Entertainment announced today they are expanding their successful broadcast partnership to bring Canadians live horse racing every Thursday night throughout the summer with RACING NIGHT LIVE. The action begins Thursday, June 11 at 6 p.m. ET on TSN and features a mix of live Thoroughbred races from Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto and Standardbred races from Mohawk Park in Milton, Ont.

Monday, June 01, 2020
MILTON and TORONTO, ON – June 1, 2020 — Woodbine Entertainment is excited to officially announce that live racing is back on track at Woodbine Mohawk Park and Woodbine Racetrack starting this weekend, as horse racing continues to be the first major sport to return to live competition in Canada*. To provide fans with an added way to engage with the sport while it operates without spectators, Woodbine Entertainment also announced it has launched a new innovative app called Dark Horse.

Thursday, May 21, 2020
The North American International Cataloguing Standards Committee (NAICSC) met today and voted to lower the minimum purse requirement for existing non-listed black-type races by 20% for the remainder of 2020.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
TORONTO, ON – May 20, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment unveiled its revised stakes schedule for the 2020 Thoroughbred racing season which is now scheduled to open on Saturday, June 6 and will run through Sunday, December 13 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
The Jockey Club of Canada hosted the 45th Annual Sovereign Awards ceremony through a virtual presentation on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

Monday, May 18, 2020
TORONTO, ON – Monday, May 18 – On Victoria Day, a day in which Canada honours Queen Victoria, Woodbine Entertainment is pleased to announce that The Queen’s Plate will remain as the longest continuously run Thoroughbred stakes race in North America.

Thursday, May 14, 2020
The return of live horse racing in the Province of Ontario just got one step closer.

Monday, May 11, 2020
TORONTO, ON – May 11, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that effective Wednesday, May 13 all restricted personnel accessing its backstretch will be mandated to wear a mask or face covering as a further precautionary measure against COVID-19.

Friday, May 08, 2020
The Jockey Club of Canada will present the 45th Annual Sovereign Awards, honouring Canada’s champions and recognizing their 2019 outstanding achievements in Canadian Thoroughbred Racing and Breeding on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Winners of the twenty-four Sovereign Awards categories will be announced live during a virtual ceremony, at 8:00 p.m. (EST).

Thursday, May 07, 2020
The Jockey Club board of stewards today announced that it has adopted a final rule limiting the annual breeding of individual stallions. The rule reflects The Jockey Club’s goal to preserve the health of the Thoroughbred breed for the long term and will apply prospectively to stallions born in 2020 or later.

Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that the ninth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, which was scheduled to be held in the Keeneland sales pavilion in Lexington, Ky., on June 23, 2020, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, May 05, 2020
TORONTO – May 5, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment, Ontario Racing and Racetracks of Canada have approached the Federal Government requesting the legalization of Historical Horse Racing (HHR) which would provide much needed financial relief to the Canadian horse industry without requiring government funding.

Monday, May 04, 2020
Ottawa, ON, May 4, 2020 – Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to share a return to business operations framework with the Canadian equestrian community in anticipation of the conclusion of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
This past week, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame held its Annual General Meeting. At that meeting, the Board of Directors was voted on for the upcoming year.

Friday, April 17, 2020
The 2019 Sovereign Awards Ceremony was scheduled to take place on the evening of April 16, 2020. The event was originally postponed due to the announcement of the Covid-19 pandemic and was to be rescheduled in its full capacity at a later date.

Friday, April 17, 2020
Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to share the following updates from the fifth week of responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
In response to COVID-19, the CTHS(ONT) Board of Directors have discussed and are planning to host our Canadian Premier Yearling Sale on September 3rd, 2020

Friday, April 10, 2020
Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to share the following updates from the fourth week of responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Thursday, April 09, 2020
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is currently seeking applications to fill the position of Director at Large on the organization’s Board.

Tuesday, April 07, 2020
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the people and horses being recognized as inductees in 2020. Five people and five horses have been elected from a very deep ballot of candidates.

Wednesday, April 01, 2020
TORONTO – April 1, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that the 161st running of The Queen’s Plate will be postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, April 01, 2020
The ITBF have received a report from the OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health) that African Horse Sickness (AHS) has been confirmed in Thailand over last weekend with 42 horse deaths so far, from 67 confirmed cases. The source of the disease is being investigated in Thailand.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
TORONTO, March 31, 2020 – With the Government of Ontario extending the Declaration of Provincial Emergency and associated emergency measures due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, Woodbine Entertainment announced today that it remains committed to stabling horses on its backstretch for the purpose of providing them with the essential care they require. Businesses that provide for the health and welfare of animals, including stabling, have been deemed essential workplaces by the Province.

Monday, March 30, 2020
I would like to share some background on the recently published survey gathering equine farm and equestrian facility business profiles to help mitigate any possible concerns around the survey’s purpose and intention.

Thursday, March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020 RECORDING: EQUESTRIAN CANADA NATIONAL EQUINE DISEASE AND WELFARE SURVEILLANCE CALL: MARCH 25, 2020

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2020 ballot. A total of 30 people and horses comprised of 15 Thoroughbred and 15 Standardbred candidates, have been selected to appear on the voting ballot. A 20-person Election Committee for each breed will determine the recipients in their respective categories. Results will be announced Tuesday, April 7th.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Ottawa, ON, March 24, 2020 – Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to provide an update regarding its ongoing advocacy on behalf of equine farms and equestrian facilities facing financial hardship during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as offer resources for support during this unprecedented disruption of normal business operations.

Friday, March 20, 2020
Both the CTHS (Ontario Division) and National Office are taking the necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our employees, directors, families and members is a top priority. Effective today our offices at Woodbine will be closed until further notice.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Equestrian Canada (EC) is working closely with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expedite the return process for equines to Canada from the United States.

Monday, March 16, 2020
In response to the growing concerns about the coronavirus, COVID-19, The Jockey Club of Canada’s 45th Annual Sovereign Awards will be postponed until further notice.