Content tagged with "Northern Dancer"

Windfields Farm entry sign (from left): Dr. Gary Polonsky; Sandy Hawley; Oshawa Mayor John Henry; Noreen Taylor, third Chancellor of UOIT; Sue McGovern, Vice-President, External Relations and Advancement; Dr. Steven Murphy, President, UOIT.

City of Oshawa Honours Northern Dancer & E.P. Taylor

The City of Oshawa honoured the legacy of some of the city’s most impactful community members and organizations on April 16, 2018. The high-profile list included the famed racehorse Northern Dancer, E.P. Taylor and Windfields Farm, as well as Dr….

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Northern Dancer: The Canadian Super Horse that Nobody Wanted

Born May 27, 1961, Northern Dancer was the yearling that nobody wanted. Small horses were overlooked at the sales and his owner, Canadian business magnate E.P. Taylor, couldn’t sell the 14.2hh cheeky, weedy foal (he would grow to 15.1 3/4hh…

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Honouring Windfields Farm

A new group has been formed keep the public up to date on any developments linked to the former Windfields Farm land in Oshawa, Ontario and to pay tribute to the birthplace of racing great Northern Dancer. Windfields Farm ceased…

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  QUEEN’S PLATE 154 TO BE RUN ON JULY 7 9 days and counting! WOODBINE’s backstretch opens on March 1 and what a relief it will be to have some normalcy return to an industry that has rocked from its…

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Honouring the Dead

Sigh. Sometimes I feel like such a meanie for picking on EC the way I do, but they really give me no choice sometimes. Resistance is futile. When the subject line “Northern Dancer named as Equine Canada Horse of the…

Equine Canada Horse of the Year Award

Northern Dancer, a Canadian-bred Thoroughbred racehorse and the most successful sire of the 20th Century, has been named as the winner of the Equine Canada Horse of the Year award-the Hickstead Trophy. Foaled in 1961, Northern Dancer was a small…

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