Ontario-Bred, Memumsnotnice, Gets Second Win In Mares Open

Experiencing the same inclement weather as most of the country on Wednesday night (Oct. 28), six top-class distaff side-wheelers went postward in the wind, rain and sloppy track conditions to compete in the $9,500 Open Mares Pace at Batavia Downs. And when all was said and done, Memumsnotnice dominated her peers once again. Starting from […] Read more »

Economic Impact Survey For Racing

As the industry prepares to enter the third year of the Horse Racing Partnership Program it is important to measure the impact horse racing has on employment and the economy, particularly in rural Ontario. The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has been tasked with quantifying these impacts and developing key performance indicators that […] Read more »

Forest City Sale Proves Interest Is Strong In Ontario Yearlings

Stonebridge Bullet was the 2015 Forest City Yearling Sale topper, bringing the highest bid among the 136 yearlings that passed through the ring on Sunday at the Agriplex at the Western Fair District in London, Ont. Stonebridge Bullet (Hip 24) was purchased for $85,000, with Guelph, Ont. horseman Gregg McNair, acting as agent, posting the […] Read more »

Twenty Seven Ontario-Sired Contenders In Saturday’s Breeders Crown

“I’ve had a few Breeders Crown starts and it’s awfully good to just have them race well and get money, but with that horse and with Doug driving her, it would be a great thrill to win it.” There are 27 Ontario Sired Breeders Crown finalists racing at Woodbine Saturday night, including homebred elimination winner […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, C L Art, Wins Seven-In-A-Row

The winning streak is now seven-in-a-row and counting for pacer C L Art Magic, who was the handiest kind of winner in the Thursday evening opener at Woodbine Racetrack. Trained by Stephane Larocque, C L Art Magic shot to the lead for driver Sylvain Filion, who enjoyed a four-win night, and marched the field through […] Read more »