Ontario-Bred, Legion Of Boom, Takes Ontario Boys Series

Legion Of Boom lowered the boom with a 42-1 upset in the Ontario Boys Series final on Saturday night (Feb. 27) at Woodbine Racetrack. A compact field of six competed in the $45,000 final of the three-week series for Ontario-sired four-year-olds. Headlining the group of six was a pair of Richard Moreau trainees. Cajon Lightning […] Read more »

Happy Birthday Peaceful Way!

On this day in 2001, 15 years ago, one of the greatest performers in Canadian harness racing was born at Stonebridge Farm in Arva, Ont. Plucked from the 2002 Forest City Yearling Sale in London, Ont. for $30,000 by trainer Dave Tingley of Guelph, Ont. and Joe Myers of Virginia, Peaceful Way — originally called […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Waasmula, Matches Season’s Record

Waasmula matched Canada’s fastest mile of the 2016 harness racing season on Friday night (Feb. 26) with a 1:50.4 winning effort in a $25,000 upper-level conditioned event at Woodbine Racetrack for trainer Bruce Goit. A Mares Preferred regular, Waasmula was sent postward as the 3-5 favourite in the seventh race for fillies and mares that […] Read more »

2016 Ontario Budget Extends Partnership And Support For Horse Industry

The 2016 Ontario Budget released on Thursday (February 25) by Finance Minister Charles Souza would give the province’s horse racing industry two more years of government partnership and support. Titled “Jobs for Today and Tomorrow”, the budget (available in full here) states that the provincial transfer payment program (formerly known as the Horse Racing Partnership […] Read more »