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Woodbine Cares: The impact of investing in community programs

Woodbine Cares Community Investment Program continues to make a world of difference. Constantly striving to be recognized as a caring and innovative corporate…

Life behind the ticket booth: A teller’s perspective on the racing game

‘You’re not just a mutuel clerk if you’re in the industry. If you really like the horses, you get involved, either owning…

Mohawk Harvest Kitchen: A Unique (and Memorable) Dining Experience

It’s the perfect recipe for dinner and a show. Panoramic views, expertly crafted cuisine, and world-class horse racing all combine to make…

The Talent That is So Much More

The accomplished six-year-old is the epitome of girl power, star power and horsepower. Don Beatson beams at the very mention of her…

From Trotter To Trailblazer: The Life of ‘Westie’

It’s a thrill ride Sarah Cuthbertson never expected to have embarked on. The accomplished equestrian with over a decade of Endurance riding…

Sunrise Therapeutic: The Horse Path To Brighter Days

Whenever the horses stride out of the mounting area on the scenic 102-acre property, fears and tears are replaced by a sense…

Heimbecker Proud To Be Part of Prestigious Mohawk Million

Chris Lomon, Woodbine Communications MILTON, February 9, 2022 – Steve Heimbecker is pacing himself for another shot at trotting glory in the…

Quote Worthy: 7 Statements from the ‘Stronger Together’ virtual town hall with Jim Lawson

Woodbine CEO Jim Lawson discussed a variety of key topics and issues related to Woodbine Mohawk Park and its world-class Standardbred racing…

Jonathan Drury: Driving Forward

Through good times and bad, Jonathan Drury has always found a way to keep his wheels in motion. The journey to 1,700…

Bob McClure: The Return of a Driving Force

They won’t show up on his stat sheet, but Bob McClure is making the most of his drives these days. On a…

Late-Closer events at Mohawk Park a tremendous stakes value

MILTON, December 9, 2021 – Staking horses can be an expensive proposition — particularly in the big-money, high-profile events — but Jim…

The Art of Cold-Weather Racing Safety

When it comes to weathering the cold months in standardbred racing, practices put in place from all participants may differ, but the…

Easy Lover Hanover: A gentleman living the good life

The horse that stepped off the trailer at the foster farm was very much the same one Joanne Colville had seen, up-close,…

James MacDonald has many reasons for confidence heading into Breeders Crown

James MacDonald admits past trips to drive in major stakes races at The Meadowlands in New Jersey have been daunting. But this…

The Conversational Caretaker

Emelia Gillespie is not a horse whisperer. On any evening when one of her standardbreds lines up behind the starter car at…

What a Rush! Dark Horse Bets App Delivers 48-1 Winner

TORONTO, September 29, 2021 – Dark Horse Bets ‘SmartPicks’ delivered a serious longshot special on September 24 at Woodbine Mohawk Park. The…

Bax believes Mohawk Million will be a tremendous betting race

Trainer John Bax is predicting Saturday’s (Sept. 25) $1 million Mohawk Million at Woodbine Mohawk Park will be incredibly enticing to bettors….

A Metro Pace Dream Call For The Man Behind The Mic

Although admittedly it will be much easier said than done, Ken Middleton will, as he always has, call it like it is…

The Million-Dollar Gift

MILTON, September 10, 2021 – The handsome bay known as Desperate Man has been a little bit of everything over his short…

Jamieson excited for the chance to prove ‘Bulldog’ is the best in Pepsi North America Cup

MILTON, September 9, 2021 – Driver Jody Jamieson said he can’t wait for Saturday’s $1 million Pepsi North America Cup at Woodbine…

Crunching The Cup – 2021 Edition

MILTON, September 7, 2021 - The 38th edition of the Pepsi North America Cup is set for this Saturday (September 11) at...

McNair to send out five in Grand Circuit contests Saturday

MILTON, August 27, 2021 – As Grand Circuit action kicks off this weekend at Woodbine Mohawk Park, veteran Ontario trainer Gregg McNair…

Trip to the U.S. key to James MacDonald being top driver in Canada

MILTON, August 12, 2021 – To be the top driver in Canada, James MacDonald first had to prove himself in the United…

Despite long odds, Anderson hoping both he and Spy Booth can break their Hambletonian maidens

Dave Briggs for Woodbine.com  August 5, 2021 – David Anderson was in the process of moving to a new house in Aurora,…