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Badminton Preview

Zara Phillips (GBR), the reigning World Champion, will take centre stage at this weekend’s 60th anniversary of The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (7-10 May), the second leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™, her cross-country performance on her gold medal…

CCI Bromont Three Day Event

Bromont, PQ – The Bromont Three Day Event Organizing Committee proudly announces the Greenbrier Farm Team Cup Competition. Prize money of $10,000 Cdn, generously donated by Greenbrier Farm, will be awarded to the members of the 1st and 2nd placed teams…

Application for 2009 Race Date Amendment at Ajax Downs

The Ontario Racing Commission is circulating this application for an amendment to the 2009 approved race date schedule and will receive comments on the application from interested industry participants before making its decision on the application. Racetracks make application to…

FEI Panel to Investigate German Team

The FEI is establishing a high-level Presidential ethics panel to assess and further investigate practices among members of the German equestrian team. This action is a step in an investigation being conducted further to information that has recently been made…

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Announces 2009 Nominations

Toronto, ON – A total of 21 nominees have been put forward by the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame’s Thoroughbred and Standardbred Nominating Committees. The list included Thoroughbred Triple Crown champion Wando and his breeder Gustav Schickedanz, along with…

Elstone Victorious at Belgium International Para-Dressage CPEDI 3*

Ottawa, ON – Canadian Paralympian Eleonore Elstone, of Langley, BC, won the Grade IV Team Test at the Belgium International Para-Dressage CPEDI 3* held April 17–19, 2009, in Moorsele, BEL.   With 12 nations present, the Grade IV classes had…

El Brujo king of the Queenston

Toronto, ON – El Brujo remained unbeaten in 2009 and solidified himself as a legitimate Queen’s Plate contender, courtesy of a score in Saturday’s $150,000 Queenston Stakes at Woodbine. El Brujo, who launched his three-year-old campaign with a decisive 8 ¾-length…

Megan Jones Books Ticket to Poland

Megan Jones (AUS) is running away with the 2009 HSBC FEI World Cup™ Eventing after two wins in as many outings. She is now guaranteed a place at the HSBC FEI World Cup™ Eventing Final at Strzegom (POL) in August,…

Stakes record for Woodsmoke in Fury

Toronto, ON – Gustav Schickedanz’s homebred Woodsmoke led from gate to wire in Sunday’s $151,200 Fury Stakes at Woodbine. The three-year-old daughter of Woodman is now 2-for-2 in her young career and may have stamped herself as a contender for the…

McAleney notches his 2,000 win!

Toronto, ON – Jockey Jim McAleney recorded the 2,000th win of his career, Sunday at Woodbine. In dramatic fashion, McAleney netted the milestone victory in the 10th race, pairing with Whiskeyontherocks to finish in a dead-heat (with Tempesta Di Neve) for…

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