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Woodbine Announces $10 million Investment in Mohawk Racetrack

Woodbine Entertainment today announced an investment of over $10 million for Mohawk Racetrack at Tuesday’s Pepsi North America Cup post-position draw. The venture is intended to upgrade the facility so to be exclusively dedicated to Standardbred horse racing and capable…

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Queen’s Plate Champion Seeks Racing Under Saddle Win at Mohawk

The Racing Under Saddle (RUS) Ontario series makes a stop at Mohawk on Saturday, September 28 as part of the OSS Super Finals card. Emma-Jayne Wilson, a Sovereign and Eclipse Award-winning jockey, will join a group of talented riders accompanied…

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Transition Funding for Ontario Racetracks

The Ontario government has signed agreements for transition funding with 12 racetracks for the 2013-2014 racing season. This funding is intended to bridge the gap between revenue lost by the ending of the Slots-At-Racetrack Program and operating costs while the…

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Woodbine Gaming Update

The following is a letter from Nick Eaves, president and CEO of the Woodbine Entertainment Group: As you are well aware, there has been a lot of activity over the last few weeks in connection with the Province’s stated commitment…

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Horse Racing Industry to Rally at Toronto’s City Hall April 15th

After a month of delays, City manager Joe Pennachetti’s long-awaited report on the pros and cons of a Toronto casino were released Monday. While much of the report focuses on the downtown integrated casino resort in Gaming Zone C1, the…

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Four More Ontario Race Tracks Sign Funding Agreements

The new Ontario government has reached tentative transition funding agreements with Western Fair Raceway, Clinton Raceway, Hanover Raceway and Grand River Raceway – the next step in ensuring race dates for the 2013 season. Following recommendations from the Horse Racing Industry…

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SARP Transition Plan Fails To Protect Ontario Workers

NDP Labour Critic and Essex MPP Taras Natyshak says looming layoffs at Woodbine and Mohawk racetracks demonstrate how inadequate government transition plans were following the end of the Slots At Racetracks Program. “Once again, we’re reminded just how short sighted…

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Woodbine Entertainment Group Implements Restructuring

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced a significant restructuring of its operating model. While the company recently announced new transitional agreements with the Ontario government and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), the revenue from those agreements will be…

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WEG Introduces Fractional Betting on US Tracks

A good day has arrived for local horse race handicappers. Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced that fractional betting on US racing, something that WEG has been pursuing for an extended time, will be available on the Keeneland races for…

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