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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
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.