Woodbine News

Mighty Heart wins Horse of the Year at 2020 Sovereign Awards

TORONTO, April 16, 2021 – The Jockey Club of Canada hosted the 46th Annual Sovereign Awards ceremony through a virtual presentation on…

Woodbine Report: April 14, 2021

TORONTO, April 14, 2021 – Each week, in the lead-up to Opening Day of the 2021 Woodbine Thoroughbred season, we’ll follow some of…

Sovereign Awards to air on HPItv Canada

TORONTO, April 13, 2021 – Woodbine Entertainment today announced the 2020 Sovereign Awards will broadcast live on HPItv Canada this Thursday (April…

His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Woodbine Racetrack

Toronto, April 9, 2021 - Woodbine was saddened to hear of the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh....

2021 Thoroughbred Meet at Woodbine Racetrack Postponed

Toronto, April 7, 2021 – As a result of the Provincial State of Emergency declared today by the Government of Ontario, which…

Woodbine Winter Report: March 31, 2021

TORONTO, March 31, 2021 – Each week, in the lead-up to Opening Day (April 17) of the 2021 Woodbine Thoroughbred season, we’ll follow…

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2021 Finalists

TORONTO, March 29, 2021 – The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2021 ballot. Due to Covid-19…

Champion jockey Todd Kabel passes away

TORONTO, March 27, 2021 – Todd Kabel, one of Canada’s most successful riders, has passed away. Born on December 7, 1965 in…

The 17-year-old Owner, The 3-Year-Old Colt, and One Queen’s Plate Dream

Story by Chris Lomon / @ChrisLomon Joshua Attard knew the dark bay colt would be on the list, but he wanted to…

Sports Betting Bill Amended to Protect Horse Racing Industry

TORONTO – March 25, 2021 – Today, with a unanimous vote, the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights amended Private Member’s...

Woodbine Winter Report: March 24, 2021

TORONTO, March 24, 2021 – Each week, in the lead-up to Opening Day (April 17) of the 2021 Woodbine Thoroughbred season, we’ll follow…

Weyburn tops Winterbook Edition of The 2021 Queen’s Plate Power Rankings

TORONTO, March 18, 2021 – The Winterbook Edition of The 2021 Queen’s Plate Power Rankings was released today featuring a list of…

Woodbine Winter Report: March 17, 2021

TORONTO, March 17, 2021 – Each week, in the lead-up to Opening Day (April 17) of the 2021 Woodbine Thoroughbred season, we’ll…

Woodbine Winter Report: March 10, 2021

TORONTO, March 10, 2021 – Each week, in the lead-up to Opening Day (April 17) of the 2021 Woodbine Thoroughbred season, we’ll…

Horse Racing Industry Addresses Committee Regarding Sports Betting

Woodbine Entertainment, Racetracks of Canada, Quebec Jockey Club & HBPA Address Committee Regarding Sports Betting Toronto, ON – March 9, 2021 –...

For the Love of the Horse

TORONTO, March 7, 2021 – Janeen Lalsingh’s smile grew ever wider as each horse was walked off the trailer in front of…

Woodbine Winter Report: March 3, 2021

TORONTO, March 3, 2021 – Each week, in the lead-up to Opening Day (April 17) of the 2021 Woodbine Thoroughbred season, we’ll…

Live Horse Racing Now Available to 2 Million Households Across Canada

Ontario Racing presents free preview of HPItv for March for Bell TV Subscribers TORONTO, March 1, 2021 – As of today, more…

Industry Update from
Jim Lawson

Ontario Horse People, I hope you are well and staying safe. It is always a great sign that spring is near when...

Woodbine Winter Report: February 24, 2021

TORONTO, February 24, 2021 – Each week, in the lead-up to Opening Day (April 17) of the 2021 Woodbine Thoroughbred season, we’ll follow…

Woodbine Entertainment Reiterates Support for Legalization of Single Event Sports Wagering

Toronto, ON – February 19, 2021 – Woodbine Entertainment reiterated its support for the legalization of single event sports wagering and is...

STRONGER TOGETHER: CTHS, ORM and Woodbine Entertainment Reach Agreement

2021 CTHS Yearling Sale and Winter Mixed Sale to Be Hosted at Woodbine Racetrack TORONTO, February 17 –In the spirit of Stronger Together,…

Woodbine Winter Report: February 17, 2021 (17-year-old owner Joshua Attard, Darwin Banach, Sovereign Award finalist Silent Poet, and more)

In this week’s report, 17-year-old owner Joshua Attard talks about his Plate hopeful, Darwin Baranch offers his thoughts on his 2020 campaign and looks ahead to the 2021 season, Sovereign Award finalist Silent Poet readies for his Woodbine campaign, plus much more.

Woodbine’s 2021 Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series races to be run without Lasix

TORONTO, February 15 – Woodbine Entertainment today announced that it has agreed to prohibit the use of race day Lasix for participants…