norman mcknight

McKnight’s 120 Winners At Woodbine Set New Training Record

Trainer Norman McKnight set a new record for wins in a single season at Woodbine this weekend, saddling Gold Lace for his 120th winner of the meeting and third win on Sunday’s card. The previous record of 119 wins was set by six-time Sovereign Award-winning trainer Mark Casse, whose 102 wins in 2018 have him […]

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Leading Woodbine Trainer McKnight, Veterinarian Fined For Shock Wave Therapy Violations

Veterinarian Brian Van Arem and Woodbine’s leading trainer, Norman McKnight, were sanctioned earlier this year by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario for violating rules that prohibit extracorporeal shock wave therapy within 96 hours of a race. Van Arem was fined $7,500 Sept. 18 and McKnight was hit with a $5,000 fine Oct. 5. […]

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Tapeta-Loving Decorated Soldier Takes Presque Isle Mile

Decorated Soldier, who scored his first career stakes victory last month in the Grade 3 Seagram Cup Stakes on the Tapeta track at Woodbine, showed his affinity for that synthetic surface Sunday night, winning the $200,000 Presque Isle Mile at Presque Isle Downs. Ridden by Willie Martinez, the 5-year-old Proud Citizen gelding owned by Racer’s […]

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Oaklawn Newcomer McKnight Finding A ‘Lucky’ Start In Arkansas

Following a slow start, training newcomer Norman McKnight continues to climb the standings at Oaklawn, ranking seventh through 26 days of racing. McKnight, riding the momentum of his first training title at Woodbine in Canada, has a 7-4-3 record from 33 starts and purse earnings of $231,132. McKnight started the meet with approximately 25 horses […]

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