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“FIRST RACE SINCE WIND SURGERY” information available in British racing The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced that, as of 19 January 2018, racecards will be able to carry information read more
**Coming up Wednesday, Jan. 18, the AQHA AWARDS for Quarter Horseracing, see what Canadian-breds are up for Canadian AQHA Horse of the year… **Canadian horsepeople are in OK for Heritage Place January Sale beginning on Thursday! read more
In today’s news – plenty of racing on Martin Luther King day in the US today and the Rainbow 6 has a carryover of over $2 million; Rafael Hernandez to ride Shining Copper in Barbados; Canadians have a big weekend and read more
Big day for popular Canadian bred TOWER OF TEXAS; Woodbine Oaks contender WONDER GADOT upset; Rainbow 6 carryover is now almost $2 million… RAINBOW PICK 6 STILL GOING – 6 WINNERS SATURDAY PAID $104k Gulfstream Park’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 read more
PEGASUS WORLD CUP – 2 weeks, race still needs one more entry The Stronach Group has sold 2 of the 3 spots for its own race, the read more
**SOVEREIGN AWARD Voting begins today for the 30+ voters across Canada – The Jockey Club of Canada has issued ballots and passwords as well as information packages on some of the horses and humans one may vote for in read more
Today on Thoroughblog – Keeneland January sale underway, Oaklawn Park starts Friday, how can we get that Rainbow 6 at Gulfstream? WOODBINE’S LEADING TRAINER ready to roll Friday Oaklawn Park meeting opens read more
AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION AWARDS – JAN. 17 Christine Tavares on short list for Outstanding Owner The AQHA will hold its annual Awards and Dinner on January 17 in Oklahoma, read more
The Year of the Dog. So far, 2018 in southern Ontario has been the year of excruciating temperatures to the point where racing has been cancelled (Standardbred) and you don’t dare step outside unless you really need to. But read more
2018 began with a bang for a trio of Canadian, Woodbine-based trainers and owners on Jan. 1 at Gulfstream plus, Sovereign Award statistics sent to voters and more! CODE WON Graded stakes winning mare CODE WARRIOR, making her read more