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Wonder Women

Two-time Olympic three-day-event rider Jessica Phoenix (aka Wonder Woman) meets Woodbine Oaks favourite, Wonder Gadot, ahead of the big race this weekend.

By: Kim Izzo

Could CoQ10 Make Thoroughbreds Run Faster?

In a study of Thoroughbreds, it was discovered that supplementing horses with Co-enzyme Q10 (CoQ10) increased the activity of slow-twitch muscles.


Government to Review Manitoba Horse Racing Industry

An external review of the Manitoba horse racing industry focused on identifying new opportunities and sustainability could offer a chance at newfound growth

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What it Takes to Become a Race Official

The job of a Race Official extends well beyond in-race officiating. They are also in charge of many post-race adjudicative duties such as holding reviews.


8 Canadian Sires That Have Influenced the American Triple Crown

The recent impressive run of Canadian-bred sires on the Triple Crown began in 1986 when Ferdinand won the Kentucky Derby and has since continued.


Uniform Medication Standards for Canadian Racing?

In this article industry insiders discuss the pros and cons of developing uniform medication standards for horse racing in Canada.


Last Foal of Canadian Champion to Start in Kentucky Derby

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby will have a distinctly Canadian flavour this year, this article goes into detail about the derby.


State of Excitement

The population of Wellesley Township, near Waterloo, Ontario, will come to a stop to cheer on State of Honor in the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby.