Woodbine Entertainment Group will postpone the start of the thoroughbred racing season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Woodbine racetracks closing to public for minimum of two weeks
Woodbine Mohawk Park and Woodbine Racetrack will be closed to the general public starting tomorrow for a minimum of two weeks. Woodbine Entertainment, which operates the two racetracks, made the decision following the recommendation of Ontario's Chief Medical Officer to suspend all large events and public gatherings.
Over 2 dozen horse racing professionals charged in drug scam
More than two dozen horse trainers, veterinarians and others have been charged in what authorities describe as a widespread international scheme to drug horses to race faster.
Veteran trainer Casse urges horse-racing industry to ban use of Clenbuterol
Casse, who's been named Canada's top thoroughbred trainer an unprecedented 11 times, called for the drug's use to be stopped in an op/ed piece Monday.
Veteran trainer Casse preparing Belmont winner to race in Dubai
Mark Casse admits he's in somewhat uncharted waters. Canadian thoroughbred racing's top trainer an unprecedented 11 times — and for the last eight consecutive years — is preparing Sir Winston, last year's Belmont Stakes winner, for next month's US$12-million Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse.
Woodbine jockey Kimura has high expectations for himself in 2020
Woodbine jockey Kazushi Kimura has high expectations for himself after he was named Canada's top apprentice jockey in his first season and then received an Eclipse award as North America's outstanding apprentice rider.
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