Keyword: Woodbine Racetrack

  • Flipcup Looks to Continue Synthetic Streak

    Flipcup looks to continue her winning ways July 17 at Woodbine Racetrack in the $150,000 Ontario Matron Stakes (CAN-III), the second start of her 5-year-old campaign.

  • HRRN to Broadcast Queen's Plate Live

    Horse Racing Radio Network announced it will broadcast live from Woodbine Racetrack this weekend to provide coverage of the Queen’s Plate, Canada’s oldest and most prestigious Thoroughbred race and longest continuously run race in North America.

  • Rendition of the new Woodbine facility.

    Entertainment Venue Planned for Woodbine

    Woodbine Entertainment Group and Trinity Development Group Inc. announced Feb. 16 the companies have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop "an integrated entertainment venue" at Woodbine Racetrack.

  • Eugene Melnyk

    Owner-Breeder Melnyk to Retire from Racing

    Prominent U.S. and Canadian owner-breeder Eugene Melnyk announced June 11 his retirement from the sport of horse racing, with his racing and breeding stock to be dispersed July 14 at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky.

  • Phil's Dream won the 2013 Nearctic Stakes. The Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine has been downgraded to grade II status in 2014.

    Canada's Nearctic Stakes Downgraded

    The Jockey Club of Canada's Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the graded and listed stakes in Canada and while the number of graded stakes in Canada remains unchanged at 43 there is one notable downgrade.

  • Inglorious

    Canadian Champion Filly Inglorious Retires

    Inglorious, the 2011 recipient of Canada's Sovereign Award for champion 3-year-old filly has been retired. She is one of only five fillies to capture both the Woodbine Oaks and the Queen's Plate.

  • Park Stud Closes Breeding Shed for 2013

    A recent outbreak of EHV-1 at Woodbine Racetrack, has caused Park Stud to end the breeding this year for all its stallions. There has been no detection of the virus at Park Stud, closing early is a preventative measure.

  • Woodbine Racetrack

    Woodbine Receives NTRA Accreditation

    The NTRA announced March 29 that Woodbine Racetrack has been fully accredited by the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance. The Ontario, Canada track received 'best practice' ratings in several areas.

  • Improvement Program Approved in Canada

    The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) unveiled the 2008 Thoroughbred Improvement Program (TIP), following approval of the Ontario Racing Commission. Valued at $9.6 million, the TIP includes increases in breeders award distributions, overnight stakes races, and the introduction of a new OSS stakes award program.