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Apprentice jockey Kazushi Kimura enjoyed one of the biggest days of his promising career with a five-win performance on Friday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Kimura kicked off the nine-race program with back-to-back wins for meet-leading trainer Norm McKnight aboard Reimagined…

Gary Barber’s Lookin to Strike was kept in striking distance of the leader throughout most of the Grade 3, $126,750 Ontario Derby, before seizing the lead and then keeping another Mark Casse trainee at bay in the 1 1/8-mile added-money…

Mitsubishi Motors Ends Badminton Sponsorship

After a record-breaking 28 years as title sponsor of the Badminton Horse Trials, Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has decided to withdraw after the 2019 Event. Badminton is recognised as one of the world’s greatest sporting contests. Mitsubishi Motors has…

Round Up of Recent Endurance Doping Case Rulings

Two endurance riders whose horses tested positive to Trometamol have been suspended for six months each – a reduced sanction for a banned substance because Trometamol is being re-classified as a controlled medication. The FEI Tribunal also noted that neither…

Round 2 of the equestrian team competitions at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 had everyone on the edge of their seats, as Team North America and Team Europe battled for the gold medal in a nail-biting jump off,…

Strike Me Down, an Ontario-bred son of Tapit, will chase his first added-money score in Saturday’s Grade 3, $125,000 Ontario Derby for three-year-olds, part of Woodbine’s stakes-stacked card that’s headlined by the Grade 1 Pattison Canadian International. A Sam-Son farm…

Artistico already has nailed down the honours in this year’s Turf Endurance Series at Woodbine, with victories in two of the first three legs giving him 20 points and an insurmountable lead. That means that Artistico’s owners, 4U Thoroughbred Racing…

Win the War, undefeated in three starts at Woodbine, returns to her preferred environs for Sunday’s $100,000 Ruling Angel Stakes. The Ruling Angel, a 6 1/2-furlong overnight stakes for three-year-old fillies, attracted a field of eight. Win the War, owned…

An impressive field of nine fillies and mares will go postward in the Grade 1, $500,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes, slated for Saturday on Pattison Canadian International day at Woodbine Racetrack. Trainer Chad Brown will have three opportunities to win the…

Equine Industry Symposium Will Focus on Horse Welfare

The University of Guelph’s annual Equine Industry Symposium is fast approaching. On Saturday October 27, 2018 from 9:30 a.m.to 4:00 p.m., students in the Bachelor of BioResource Management degree majoring in Equine Management will once again be hosting the Equine…

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