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New Deals for Slots and Funding at Ontario Racetracks

The Ontario government has made a series of announcements about slot deals at several Ontario racetracks. A reduced number of slots at Ajax Downs and Kawartha Downs has been approved, while Fort Erie Race Track and Dresden Raceway have declined…

Tickets are selling quickly for this year’s Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, to be held on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at the Liberty Grand in Toronto, ON. Tickets for the Jump…

Vet Administered Colic Medication Leads to Positive Drug Test

A Belgian jumping rider who turned down a “fast-track” fine for a colic-related controlled medication violation has been suspended for six-months by the FEI Tribunal. Zachary de Lion Z , ride of Sybren De Pre, tested positive to the non-steroidal…

With top caliber sport and entertainment for every horse enthusiast, the world-renowned Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 96th Annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, returns to Exhibition Place in downtown Toronto, Canada, from November 2 through 11, 2018….

The RCMP Foundation recently put 36 horses from the world-famous RCMP Musical Ride Breeding Program on the auction block in September and October, raising more than $500,000. In a first, 18 of the horses were sold during a 30-day online…

Returning for another year of top equestrian action, Olympia, The London International Horse Show will be hosting the world’s best riders in London, from December 17-23. Bringing a ‘first ever’ to Olympia, Charlotte Dujardin CBE and her protégée, Mount St John…

Camp Creek, saving ground throughout under Rafael Hernandez, moved to the lead on the final turn and drew off for a 3 3/4-length victory in the 2 1/4-mile finale of Woodbine’s second annual Turf Endurance Series on Sunday. The Turf…

Devine Mischief, the first Canadian starter for trainer Joe Sharp, was up in the last jump to edge out Glamanation and Jean Elizabeth in a thrilling three-horse conclusion to Woodbine’s 6 1/2 furlong Ruling Angel Stakes on Sunday. Luis Contreras…

A day of fantastic sport capped off the equestrian events of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 with a last decisive dash for the individual medals in a five-way jump-off. Having produced clears all week, Giacomo Casadei (ITA) sailed…

Hembree, finishing strongly down the centre of the track under jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., was up in time to score by a neck in Saturday’s Grade 2 Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. The $268,700 Nearctic, a six-furlong turf stakes for…

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