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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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In Memoriam: Silver Deputy

Major sire Silver Deputy was euthanized on October 4th due to the infirmities of old age. The 29-year-old son of Deputy Minister – Silver Valley, by Mr. Prospector has been pensioned since 2008 at Fred Seitz’s Brookdale Farm near Versailles,…

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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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How was your opening weekend at Woodbine?  So much to look forward to and lots of fun things to do as far as handicapping and learning about horse racing. Don’t forget to visit to check out latest racing news,…

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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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  NEWS – Woodbine Entertainment Group Negotiations Ongoing Deloitte Touche LLP is still in the process of conducting their audit of Woodbine Entertainment Group’s finances. In the interim, the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG)…

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  HAPPY NEW YEAR! HAPPY BIRTHDAY HORSES!! and all the best for 2013! It’s the CHINESE YEAR OF THE SNAKE – yours truly’s year!!           WHAT WAS YOUR FAVOURITE MOMENT OF 2012? From FRANKEL to BLACK…

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Post Positions for Breeders’ Cup

Six Woodbine-based horses are among the final entries for the 29th Breeders’ Cup World Championships, set for Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, California, this Friday, November 2, and Saturday, November 3. Post-positions and morning-line odds for Delegation (Post 2, Dirt…

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