Horwath, “There’s Rebuilding That Needs To Be Done And Breeding Will Be Part Of That.”

During a media scrum this week at the Fort Erie Race Track, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said that a long-term solution for racing at the historic Fort Erie track and the entire provincial racing industry should be a priority. According to an article by the Fort Erie Times, Horwath said that a solution should be provided to […] Read more »

Resolve To Stand In Ontario

World Champion and O’Brien Award winner Resolve 4,1:50.4 ($2,743,033) (Muscle Hill – Anikawiesahalee – Credit Winner), the fastest and richest son of champion sire Muscle Hill in North America, will be retired to stud at the conclusion of the racing season and stand at Tara Hills Stud in Port Perry, Ontario, under the management of […] Read more »

Warned In Advance Of Cancellation: “23,000 job losses and 27,000 dead horses.”

Ontario PC Party leader Patrick Brown has commented on the documents filed in the Standardbred breeders lawsuit against the province of Ontario and the OLG that planned for the “collapse” of the horse racing industry with the decision to end the slots-at-racetracks partnership. Brown was a guest on Newstalk 1010 on Wednesday (October 18) discussing the civil […] Read more »

London Selected Yearling Sale Complete

Silas Seelster fetched the highest price during the opening session of the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale. Selling as Hip #60, pacing colt Silas Seelster sold for $150,000 to Dr. Ian Moore. Silas Seelster (Shadow Play – Smilesplace) is a half-brother to speedy Soiree Seelster p, 2, 1:52.2s -’16 ($237,882). In front of a capacity crowd at […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Up The Alley, Fastest At The Spa

Up The Alley (Muscle Mass) continued his hot streak in the $18,000 Open Trot at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Sunday afternoon (October 15). The Richie Silverman-trained trotter has proven to be dynamic and versatile since joining the Open ranks a few months back. The five-year-old flashed early speed and yielded to the race’s favorite Consolidator […] Read more »

OSS Super Finals Complete

Mohawk Racetrack hosted 2017’s Ontario Sires Stakes Super Final Night, highlighted by eight $225,000 OSS Super Finals for freshmen and sophomore pacers and trotters, on Saturday, October 14. Kadabra Queen stormed down the center of the track and through the rains to take the Two-Year-Old Filly Trot in 1:57.3 as the 9-5 favourite. Sorceress Seelster […] Read more »