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Ontario Racing announces new Ontario Sired Thoroughbred stakes series for 2021 at Woodbine and Fort Erie

Ontario Racing announces new Ontario Sired Thoroughbred stakes series for 2021 at Woodbine and Fort Erie

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, Equestrian News

Commencing on July 30, 2021, and offering three $80,000 preliminary legs per race, per division, to be contested at various distances and over four surfaces – Woodbine’s Tapeta, E.P. Taylor Turf Course, and Inner Turf Course, and Fort Erie’s main dirt track – the Heritage Series will conclude with a pair of $100,000 finals for both divisions on November 19 at Woodbine Racetrack (see schedule below).

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Update on Strangles Cases — Shamrock Training Centre

Update on Strangles Cases — Shamrock Training Centre

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, horse-health

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has reviewed the results of the testing of horses for Strangles this week in the affected barn at the Shamrock Training Centre.

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Ontario Racing Joins Woodbine Entertainment’s Support for Legalization of Single Event Sports Wagering

Ontario Racing Joins Woodbine Entertainment’s Support for Legalization of Single Event Sports Wagering

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, Equestrian News

Ontario Racing announced today that it is aligned with Woodbine Entertainment in its support for the legalization of single sports wagering, and confidence that Canada’s horse racing industry, and the over 50,000 jobs its supports, will be protected.

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Report of Strangles Case — Shamrock Training Centre

Report of Strangles Case — Shamrock Training Centre

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, Equestrian News

 The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) was informed a Standardbred race horse that had travelled from Red Shores Racetrack in PEI on Sunday February 14, 2021 with four other horses has tested positive for strangles. The race horse is in isolation at another property as of Tuesday February 16, 2021.

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Introducing Large Animal Emergency Rescue Webinars

Introducing Large Animal Emergency Rescue Webinars

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, Equestrian News

In today’s society, responding to incidents involving animals is both an expectation and an acknowledgement that such incidents will likely involve people putting themselves and others at risk. All large animal incidents regardless of cause or scope, present a risk of injury to responders.

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Equine Guelph ready to deliver more training for racing 

Equine Guelph ready to deliver more training for racing 

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, Equestrian News

After launching its two-year “Training Pilot Project for the Ontario Horse Racing Industry”, offering online courses in industry-identified priority areas like respiratory, lameness and gut health, Equine Guelph needs to hear from you again. What is next?

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$18,000 Overnight Series Offers Big Payday for Ontario Quarter Horse Owners

$18,000 Overnight Series Offers Big Payday for Ontario Quarter Horse Owners

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, Equestrian News

John Wilson's EAGLE RIVER COWBOY and Amanda McCormack's RED WAGON DUST will duel for favoritism in Ajax Downs' featured $18,000 Overnight Series presented by the Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario, Wednesday July 29.

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Fiesty Icon and Ghost Pines Continue Rivalry

Fiesty Icon and Ghost Pines Continue Rivalry

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, Equestrian News

Ontario Racing has received applications for more than 5,000 racehorses from horsepeople across the Province and is happy to report that cheques are now being distributed.

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Horse of the Year Had to Be Ivory Returns

Horse of the Year Had to Be Ivory Returns

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, Equestrian News

Ontario Racing has received applications for more than 5,000 racehorses from horsepeople across the Province and is happy to report that cheques are now being distributed.

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51st season of Ajax Downs Quarter Horse Racing Set for June 10

51st season of Ajax Downs Quarter Horse Racing Set for June 10

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, horse-health, Equestrian News

The fastest horses in the land will be back in action at Ajax Downs on Wednesday June 10, 2020, opening day of the 21-card Quarter Horse racing season. Racing will be held each Wednesday through the summer with a post time of 12:55 p.m.

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