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One To One: Q & A With Woodbine Entertainment CEO Jim Lawson

Jim Lawson in 2015 was named chief executive officer of Woodbine Entertainment – Canada’s largest racetrack company, which owns and operates Woodbine near Toronto and Woodbine Mohawk Park, a harness track 30 miles to the west in Milton. Ontario. Prior to becoming CEO, he served as board chairman of Woodbine Entertainment. Lawson is also chairman […]

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Report: Ontario HBPA Criticizes Cuts To Woodbine’s Stakes Schedule, Purses

The Ontario Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association is voicing its opposition to Woodbine’s decision to cut purses for several of its stakes races – specifically, in how that money will be redistributed. Woodbine released its 2017 stakes schedule last week, which revealed a reduction of over $2 million in purse money. As the Daily Racing Form reports, the […]

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