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'Rivers Of Gold' Book Launch Sunday

October 13, 2017:

The Rivers of Gold run deep in this year’s Pattison International and E.P. Taylor Stakes.

The launch of Rivers of Gold at the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, located at Toronto’s Woodbine Racetrack, on Sunday (October 15) from noon to 2:00 p.m., promises to be a multifaceted affair....read on

Woodbine Qualifying/Training Schedule

October 10, 2017:

Live harness racing will shift from Mohawk Racetrack to Woodbine Racetrack next week, and details regarding training hours and qualifiers have been released....read on

‘Rivers Of Gold’ Book Launch Details

October 5, 2017:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has announced that it will host the launch of ‘Rivers of Gold,’ the most recent work of Muriel Lennox, author of international best-seller, ‘Northern Dancer: the legend and his legacy.’...read on

Exercise Rider Passes, Woodbine TB Cancels

September 8, 2017:

Officials at Woodbine Racetrack are saddened to report that Darren Fortune, a 43-year-old exercise rider, died from injuries occurred during a training accident on the main track early Friday morning (September 8)....read on

GTA Gaming Bundle Operator Selected

August 8, 2017:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has announced the service provider of the GTA Gaming Bundle, which includes Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Sousa Decries Woodbine Stabling Rules

July 28, 2017:

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa spoke out against a Woodbine Racetrack policy which limits the ability for trainers stabled on the grounds to race elsewhere, including Fort Erie Race Track, the only other Thoroughbred course in the province, according to the Toronto Star....read on

GTA Gaming Bundle In The News

July 24, 2017:

The Globe and Mail has reported that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is a few weeks away from selecting a private company to operate the province’s GTA Gaming Bundle, which is an aspect of the OLG’s gaming modernization process....read on

Open Letters To Ontario's Standardbred Industry

July 12, 2017:

Within the past 24 hours Standardbred Canada has received two open letters regarding the decision to move Woodbine's Standardbred racing product exclusively to Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Race Date Changes At Mohawk

July 4, 2017:

A number of fall 2017 race dates previously slated for Mohawk Racetrack will be shifted to Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Holy Helena Triumphs In Queen's Plate

July 2, 2017:

Holy Helena, an impressive winner of the 1-1/8 mile Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, in just her third career start, was even better when facing males for the first time in Sunday’s $1 million Queen’s Plate at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Woodbine To Add Second Turf Course

June 29, 2017:

On Wednesday, June 28 the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that Woodbine Racetrack will add a second grass course in 2019. Construction will begin in the spring of 2018 when the existing Standardbred racing track will be converted to a seven-furlong turf course....read on

More News From The WEG Circuit

June 25, 2017:

The month of June has been full of news from the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s Standardbred circuit. Dr J Hanover lowered the overall Canadian speed record. The eliminations and final of the Pepsi North America Cup took place. WEG also announced that year-round Standardbred racing will be coming to Mohawk. With that all said, there was a bit of WEG-related news that fell through the cracks this month....read on

Retention-Area Towel Pilot Approved

June 15, 2017:

On Thursday, June 15, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a memo to horsepeople competing on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit stating that a proposed pilot project in regard to the stocking of clean towels in the retention areas of Woodbine and Mohawk Racetrack has been approved....read on

Mohawk To Host Year-Round Racing

June 13, 2017:

On Tuesday, June 13, at the post position draw for the 34th edition of the Pepsi North America Cup, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced an investment of over $10 million for Mohawk Racetrack. The venture is intended to upgrade the facility so to be exclusively dedicated to Standardbred horse racing and capable of offering the sport year round....read on

WEG Would Welcome Development Of Mohawk Property

May 2, 2017:

Woodbine Entertainment Group CEO Jim Lawson has said the 440-acre parcel of land home to Mohawk Racetrack could one day be the site of the same kind of entertainment district and massive development being publicly courted on the 684-acre site of its sister track, Woodbine Racetrack....read on


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