Dave Briggs

Articles by Dave Briggs - 55 results

thumbnail

Profiles

Faces at the Races: Glenn Harvey

In 2003, three years after Glenn Harvey sold his business and retired young, Kelynack Farms was born on a 200-acre spread in Burlington, Ont.

thumbnail

Profiles

2013 Sovereign Awards: Outstanding Broodmare, Breeder, Owner, Trainer

Captivating, Sam-Son Farms, John C. Oxley, Mark Casse

thumbnail

Profiles

Cowboy at Heart

As interim director of a new industry collective called Ontario Horse Racing, lifelong horseman John Snobelen is key to implementing a drama

thumbnail

Profiles

2014 Plate Winner Lexie Lou: Under the Microscope

A closer look at the Queen's Plate winner's pedigree

thumbnail

Miscellaneous

How To Pick a Champion

Finding a winner at a yearling sale isn't easy. Some of the most successful people in the game give one piece of advice for picking out a great horse.

thumbnail

Profiles

Reinvesting in a Downturn

Steve and Kathleen Kemp's Ballycroy Training Centre is beginning to reap the rewards of investing in better mares when the horse racing indu

thumbnail

Profiles

Old World Work Ethic

John Carey is a hands-on, eighth generation Irish horseman that has made an impact in Ontario’s breeding industry thanks to his T.C. Westm

thumbnail

Business

Savvy Advice

Prospective horse owners attending the first annual Thoroughbred Owners Conference came away with a bevy of tips about the experience from s

thumbnail

Profiles

Six-Decade Labour of Love

Maple Grove Stock Farm, a true family operation born 67 years ago with the purchase of a single mare, celebrates one of its best years in t

thumbnail

Miscellaneous

Simulcasting Simplified

How much revenue does a track keep from pari-mutuel wagering? It depends on what you wager on and where and how you wager. WEG’s Sean Pins