Mohawk Insider

Defending Johnston Cup champ Shawn Steacy excited about pressure to repeat

By Dave Briggs June 30, 2021 – Shawn Steacy calls being the defending Johnston Cup winner as the leading trainer in the…

Ben Baillargeon has strong start to Mohawk’s return to racing

By Dave Briggs – @dbriggs1969 June 18, 2021 – Benoit Baillargeon was more than ready when racing returned to Woodbine Mohawk Park…

The Weekly Wire – June 9

June 9, 2021 – As a horse racing fan, it can be difficult to keep up with all the major stories and…

The Week That Was – June 7

By Chris Lomon /@ChrisLomon Faith Wilson’s faith in herself pays off, a new handicapper is odds-on to make her mark, a ‘Mallard’…

Century Farroh in tough from post seven in Saturday’s Battle of Lake Erie

By Dave Briggs June 4, 2021 – Canada’s reigning Horse of the Year will get his first stakes start of the year…

Wheels in motion: Saftic sets sights on 2021 goal

June 1, 2021 – Mike Saftic takes a brief moment to mull over the question. He’ll have to wait a little while…

The Week That Was – May 31, 2021

By Chris Lomon /@ChrisLomon A jockey goes the extra mile to net a career first, another rider returns to the saddle after…

Hambletonian champ Forbidden Trade faces tough test in Maxie Lee

By Dave Briggs May 27, 2021 – There has been no easing into the 2021 season for Forbidden Trade. On Sunday at…

Reigning 3-year-old male trotter of the year Amigo Volo slowly ramping up for 2021 campaign

By Dave Briggs May 20, 2021 – As a native New Zealander, trainer Nifty Norman comes by his laid-back approach naturally, which…

Undefeated Perfect Sting faces tough test to start sophomore campaign

By Dave Briggs May 14, 2021 – Hall of Fame trainer Joe Holloway said he wished his undefeated superstar Perfect Sting had…

Horseplayers Journal – Monday, March 29

HORSEPLAYERS JOURNAL – MONDAY, MARCH 29  – Robert Reid Jr.  BEST BET: Race 7 – #8 BOTTOMOFTHENINTH FREE PROGRAM – HPIBET.COM Race 1:…

Matt Bax: “To be shut down again would really hurt us all”

The following is written by Standardbred trainer Matt Bax. I’ve always said that you can’t be in horse racing if you don’t…

Protocols and Sign-Up for Owners Attending Live Racing

Owner Sign-Up Form: Wednesday, December 23, 2020 (Afternoon) Wednesday, December 23, 2020 (Evening) MILTON, November 18, 2020 – With Halton Region currently…

Registration for Owners/ACGO Licensees to Attend Live Racing at Mohawk Park

OWNER/AGCO LICENSEE REGISTRATION LINKS Register for Monday, August 24 (Opens Friday at 4 p.m.) Register for Tuesday, August 25 (Opens Saturday at…

THROWBACK: Every Pepsi North America Cup Replay (1984-2019)

Every Pepsi North America Cup Replay The Pepsi North America Cup has been Canadian harness racing's most prestigious event since it first...

Creating your own culinary experience at home

As Woodbine’s restaurants remain closed and fans hungry for horse racing’s return wait in self-isolation amid the current COVID-19 pandemic, Mohawk Park’s Chef...

Boxing Day Dining Discount for Owners & Horsepeople

MILTON, December 20, 2019 – Woodbine Mohawk Park is happy to offer any AGCO Racing License holders a 25 per cent discount…

Holidays at Mohawk Park returns Saturday

MILTON, December 9, 2019 – The second annual Holidays at Mohawk Park, featuring family fun and live racing, is set to launch…

In Pictures: The 2019 Breeders Crown

MILTON, November 5, 2019 – The 2019 Breeders Crown brought the very best from around the harness racing World to Woodbine Mohawk…

Breeders Crown Charity Challenge raises $282,996 for local charities

MILTON, October 29, 2019 – The inaugural Breeders Crown Charity Challenge came to a close this past Friday with the Ontario Standardbred…

#Crown19: Johansson and Captain Crunch stepping up for Charity

MILTON, October 22, 2019 – On and off the racetrack, Captain Crunch is always clutch when it’s crunch time. When the opportunity…

FEATURE: Plesac pitching in for Standardbreds

MILTON, October 17, 2019 – He might be known for his proficiency on the pitcher’s mound, but Dan Plesac is equally impressive…

Official Cocktails of #Crown19 Unveiled

MILTON, October 15, 2019 – This year’s Breeders Crown promises to be one of the biggest of all-time…so big it needed not…

FEATURE: MacDonald dedicated to making a difference

MILTON, September 27, 2019 – In the toughest moments she’s faced, Kim MacDonald knows she can depend on the kindness of friends…