WEG

Tryon Vies for WEG 2018

Mark Bellissimo, managing partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners, confirmed today that the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, N.C. is working with United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) to ensure that the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) remain in North America and USEF has communicated its support of the initiative to the FEI […]

Canadian Eventing Team Named for WEG

The Equine Canada Canadian Eventing High Performance Committee has announced the names of the Canadian Eventing Team who will compete in the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, FRA, August 28 – 31, 2014. Selected according to the qualification thresholds and selection procedure, four rider/horse combinations are named to the Team. Named to the Team […]

ORC Moves to OMAFRA

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) will be reporting to the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), effective immediately. The announcement of the ministry change was included in a news release which indicated that an agreement in principle has been made between the Government of Ontario and Woodbine Entertainment Group. ORC Chair Rod […]

WEG’s Response to the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel Report

James J. Lawson, Chairman of Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) released the following statement upon WEG reviewing the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel Report and discussing it at its Board of Directors meeting today. “Woodbine Entertainment Group is pleased that the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel has reaffirmed that a vibrant, world class horse racing industry […]

Woodbine Speaks Up

The announcement by the government to cancel the Slots and Racetracks Program has immediate implications and raises serious concerns about the future of horse racing and breeding in Ontario. At the same time, Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) also recognizes the longer term opportunities presented by OLG’s modernization strategy. Given the success of our long-term partnership, […]