Successful Mother’s Day Open Houses

  High Stakes Farm, Mac Lilley Farms and Seelster Farms each held open houses for the general public on Sunday, May 14, as the southern Ontario Standardbred breeding nurseries opened their gates to commemorate Mother’s Day 2017. In addition to the breeding farms, the popular fractional ownership endeavour ‘The Stable’ ( held a successful Spring […] Read more »

St. Lad’s Farm- This Month’s Feature

Welcome to St. Lad’s Farm a Standardbred breeding facility located 40 km. east of Windsor Ontario in the small hamlet of Ruscom. Meet St. Lad’s Farm owners: Bob Ladouceur and Veronica St Pierre.  They combined their names to create “St. Lad’s” and they  combined their efforts to produced some of Ontario’s finest race horses. “ […] Read more »

Recipe For Creating A Modern Legend

  Take one small Camluck mare, named Ruby Cam, that is blind in one eye and has two broken sesemoids. Breed her to a stallion named Modern Art. Send the resulting offspring to a Management Consultant to be trained. Yes, you read the recipe right.   This is exactly how Dave Drew, of Dave Drew […] Read more »

“What It Takes To Breed Racehorses For A Living’ By Caroline Thornton

  “As the racing industry struggles to reinvent itself in Ontario, one of the groups hit hardest has been the breeders. Few people in the industry actually understand what the breeders do, and how the recent changes have affected them.” In the August issue of Trot Magazine, breeder Caroline Thornton provided a personal account of […] Read more »

“I Love Canadian Harness Racing ‘ Fan Club launches Pinterest Page

The ‘I Love Canadian Harness Racing’ Fan club is pleased to announce the launch of its official Pinterest page, a place where users can share and enjoy photos from their favourite harness racing moments. Pinterest is a pinboard-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, and […] Read more »