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Mike is showing promise as a jumper and eventer with his new owner, Jim Phillips.

“I Like Mike” Fundraiser Supports Retired Racehorses

People really do like Mike! The $15,000 goal for the “I Like Mike” fundraiser in support of the LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society has already been surpassed. The campaign was launched earlier this summer by Jim Phillips, owner of Mike, an…

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Gail Wood Honoured for Support of Retired Horses

LongRun’s Board of Directors is pleased to award the 2017 Lana Hershelle Sniderman Award to horsewoman Gail Wood. This honour, formerly known as the Volterra Award, has previously been presented to Steve Stavro, Elfriede and Frank Stronach, Gustav and Anne…

LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society Finds New Home

Sixteen years after it received its charitable status, LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society and its board of directors have achieved a goal it has worked towards for almost two decades. LongRun’s current board has recently acquired its own location, Woodlands Training…

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2015 Lana Hershel Sniderman Award Winner

The Board of Directors of LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society is pleased to announce that the 2015 Lana Hershel Sniderman Award (formerly named the Volterra Award) will be presented to Sam-Son Farm and the Samuel/Balaz family at LongRun’s gala fundraiser, “Prancing…

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LongRun Day at the Races 2.0

Poor weather conditions forced the cancellation of the November 10th race card at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, ON, and along with it LongRun Day at the Races, which was planned for the same day. Mark your calendars for this Saturday,…

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HBPA Supports WEG’s Horse Welfare Policy

The Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) of Ontario endorses and supports the Horse Welfare Policy adopted by Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG). We believe this was a necessary step to protect racehorses from unnecessary suffering while sending a positive message…

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Queen’s Plate Saddlecloths on eBay

The spectacular saddlecloths worn by all 2012 Queen’s Plate participants and signed by their respective jockeys are now available for bidding on eBay. Generously donated by Woodbine Entertainment Group, the saddlecloths are being offered to raise funds for LongRun Thoroughbred…

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Queen’s Plate Saddlecloth Auction a Winner for LongRun

The 2011 edition of the Queen’s Plate saddlecloth auction to benefit LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society was by far the best and busiest ever.  The fundraiser, which saw the saddlecloths of all 17 Queen’s Plate starters auctioned off over eBay, netted…

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