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New Meadowlands/Woodbine Pick 4 To Address Post Time ‘Drag,’ Horseplayer Churn

Two giants of harness racing are not only introducing a new wager that combines their considerable assets this Friday (March 22) but are also tackling an industry-wide source of frustration in the hopes of pleasing the customer. The “Can-Am Pick-4” will make its debut and requires a player to correctly select the winners of two […]

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Meadowlands, Woodbine Team Up For New ‘Can-Am Pick-4’ Harness Racing Wager

A pair of harness racing giants – the Meadowlands and Woodbine Entertainment – are joining forces to create a wager certain to titillate the palate of any punter when the “Can-Am Pick-4” makes its debut on Friday, March 22. As the name suggests, the wager requires players to select the winners of four races from […]

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Woodbine: ‘Special Horse’ Avie’s Flatter Heads Winterbook Favorites For Queen’s Plate

Avie’s Flatter leads a list of 84 three-year-old Thoroughbreds nominated to the Canadian Triple Crown, which opens with the $1 million Queen’s Plate on Saturday, June 29 at Woodbine Racetrack.  Avie’s Flatter has been assessed as the early 3-1 favourite in this year’s edition of the Queen’s Plate Winterbook. Compiled by Ron Gierkink and Alex Campbell of the Daily Racing Form, the hypothetical Winterbook offers an early look at the 84 three-year-olds, […]

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2018 Sovereign Awards: Erwin Named Outstanding Groom; Morrison A Finalist In Two Media Categories

The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce that Amanda Erwin has been chosen as the recipient of 2018 Outstanding Groom Award. Amanda has worked for, Triple Crown winning trainer, Mike Keogh for over 17 years. She groomed Champion Woodcarver, the winner of the 1999 Queen’s Plate, as well as, the 2003 Triple Crown […]

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Woodbine: Inner Turf Unveiling Kicks Off 2019 Season With $16 Million In Stakes Purses

Woodbine Entertainment has unveiled its stakes schedule for the 2019 Thoroughbred racing season highlighted by the prestigious $1 million Queen’s Plate and the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile, which will kick off Woodbine’s championship fall turf season. The grand opening of Woodbine’s new inner turf course this spring will add a new level of excitement […]

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Woodbine’s Dawn Lupul Captures NHC Charity Challenge, Donates To PDJF

Woodbine racing analyst Dawn Lupul outplayed a field of more than 50 notable journalists, fellow horse racing analysts and personalities this past Saturday to win the NTRA’s National Horseplayers Championship Charity Challenge sponsored by Tito’s Vodka. Aside from earning the bragging rights as winner of the highly-competitive horseplayer tournament for media and celebs, Lupul will […]

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Minshall Trainee Admiralty Pier Ready To ‘Step Up’ For Tampa Bay Stakes

Trainer Barb Minshall currently has a string of 12 horses with her at Winding Oaks Farm in Ocala, Florida, with more set to join her soon. Minshall had just one starter last week, as Majestic Melody finished fourth at Tampa Bay Downs on February 2. Overall, it’s been a successful start to the winter for […]

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Woodbine Grandstand Closed Thursday Due To Water Main Break

As a result a water main break that occurred Thursday afternoon (January 17) due to construction on the property, the Woodbine grandstand building was temporarily closed for operation for the remainder of the day Thursday. Woodbine Mohawk Park in Milton, Ont., will host live harness racing Thursday, with first race post time set for 7:10 […]

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Steve Lym Named VP, Racing Secretary At Santa Anita

Santa Anita Park has announced highly respected Canadian racing official Steve Lym will become the track’s Vice President and Racing Secretary as the track readies for its 82nd Winter Meet opening day this Wednesday, Dec. 26. Steeped in the Thoroughbred business from childhood, Lym served as Woodbine Racecourse’s Racing Secretary from 2003 through 2013 and as […]

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Contreras’ Milestone Victory Nets Jockey Of The Week Title

On the final day of the Woodbine meet, Luis Contreras won his 2,000th career race and was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for December 10-16, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than […]

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