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FEI seeks single-sport world championships to replace WEG 2022

The FEI has called for bids for single-discipline world championships in 2022, further signalling the end of the World Equestrian Games format following the logistical and construction issues at Tryon. National federations have until the end of February – just…

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FEI President Admits it’s Hard to Motivate WEG Organizers

FEI president Ingmar de Vos has admitted it has had “to fight to motivate one organizer” to take on the World Equestrian Games in recent years. He also says the FEI must take “courage” to review the viability of the…

Dan Loiselle has been named as the guest drawmaster for the 2017 edition of the $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile. Photo by Michael Burns

Dan Loiselle Named Drawmaster for Ricoh Woodbine Mile

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced Dan Loiselle, the recently retired ‘Voice of Canadian Horse Racing’, as the guest drawmaster for the 2017 edition of the $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile. The Ricoh Woodbine Mile post position draw will be held on…

Jackpot Hi 5 Mandatory Payout set for Ricoh Woodbine Mile Card

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced that a mandatory payout for the Thoroughbred Jackpot Hi 5 is slated for Saturday, September 16, as part of a tremendous Ricoh Woodbine Mile card. Following Woodbine’s Sunday, September 10 card, wagering on the Jackpot…

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“Ontario Sired Program is Not Going Anywhere”

The final week of August will be one of the most important for the Ontario Thoroughbred industry this year. The annual Canadian Premier Yearling Sale, hosted by the Ontario division of the CTHS, takes place Thursday, August 31st at the…

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OLG Labour Dispute Expected at Woodbine

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) is advising employees and members of the public that a labour disruption may take place on Friday, July 14, 2017, at 12:01 a.m., affecting Woodbine Racetrack, but not Mohawk Racetrack. The disruption may occur as a…

Canadian Olympian Belinda Trussell and Tattoo 15 earned top three results in the CDI big tour during the CDI 3* Tryon, held at the site of the upcoming 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Mill Spring, NC. Photo by Susan J. Stickle

Canadians Have Successful WEG Test Run at CDI 3* Tryon

Canadian dressage athletes had the opportunity to test out the environment of the future site of the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) during the CDI 3* Tryon, held April 20-23, 2017 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill…

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Master Plan for Woodbine Development Unveiled 

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) unveiled the completed master plan for the Woodbine Racetrack lands. Woodbine’s privately owned 684-acre site will be transformed in the years to come into “a city within a within a city” and seek to be a…

The main International Arena at Tryon International Equestrian Center.

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…

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WEG Signs Firm to Guide Site Development

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced that it has selected SWA Group, a leading landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm, to create the master plan to guide the long-term vision for Woodbine’s overall development and expanded entertainment offering across…

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