Woodbine Gives Social Media Reign To Charity

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2020

Woodbine Entertainment is a proud supporter of local charities, and in particular of those seeking to empower the black youth of Rexdale. And to show just how committed the racetrack is to those youth disadvantaged by their heritage and c...Read More

Woodbine Ready To Launch Dark Horse App

Ben Hamill - May 26, 2020

is doing everything in its power to gift to horse racing lovers the best possible betting experience once live horse racing returns to Ontario’s beloved tracks come June 5. Woodbine CEO Jim Lawson has announced the upcoming unveili...Read More

Woodbine Races To Return Without Spectators

Ben Hamill - April 19, 2020

Horse racing events may return to Woodbine as early as June/July, but in all likelihood without spectators present – or at least not in person. This is according to a recent online conversation made public by CEO Jim Lawson. The co...Read More

No More Training Or Grooming At Woodbine

Ben Hamill - March 29, 2020

Race season at Woodbine Racetrack commencing on schedule on April 18 is looking like less of a possibility now than ever before as the Coronavirus continues to spread across Canadian provinces and also the world. The plan up until very re...Read More

Woodbine Makes Changes Following Covid-19

Ben Hamill - March 13, 2020

Some 37 cases of the have now been reported and confirmed in Ontario, with at least one of those cases in Sudbury. And so, following growing concerns about the spread and impact of the virus on the province and its people, Woodbine Entert...Read More

Woodbine’s Mohawk Million Race Fully Booked

Ben Hamill - February 24, 2020

 is headed into a year for the books. Not only will Woodbine this year be hosting the 161st edition of the Queen’s Plate, but event organisers have also just confirmed that all -9 of the available spots in this year&...Read More

Woodbine Confirms Amended Schedule For 2020

Ben Hamill - February 21, 2020

is taking the new year by the horns. The leading Thoroughbred Racing venue has quite the schedule worked out for 2020 and the idea is obviously to bring more excitement than ever before to the local horse racing industry. Not only has ma...Read More

Woodbine Mohawk Park Ready For Million Race

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2020

Woodbine Mohawk Park is amped and ready to turn 2020 into a simply fantastic harness racing year. And to get things going, is this year hosting a brand-new harness racing event expected to shadow all others. Those interested in making ha...Read More

Woodbine Mohawk Park Rolls Out New Wagers

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2020

When Woodbine Mohawk Park announced a revamp of everything from its guest lobby to its car valet service late last year, we knew that more grandness was on the cards for 2020. And we weren’t wrong. 2019 drew to close...Read More

The Most Influential Video Games In The Last Decade

Ben Hamill - January 05, 2020

From 2010 to 2020 there have been some major moves forward in the world of gaming. But some games made more of a splash, so we’ve revealed the titles that had the most impact for every year of the 2010s, and what mad...Read More

Eurico Rosa Da Silva To Retire At Woodbine

Ben Hamill - December 02, 2019

Long-time Woodbine Thoroughbred jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva has officially announced his retirement and will be leaving the field for good come this December. Da Silva some time ago announced that his final “day at the races&rdqu...Read More

Woodbine Rolls Out Dilawri Valet Service

Ben Hamill - November 28, 2019

Toronto’s Woodbine Entertainment is out on the trot at making the venue not only more attractive to new visitors, but also more comfortable to existing customers. It’s well accepted that folks tend to stick around ...Read More

Woodbine CEO Pledges to Retired Racehorses

Ben Hamill - November 16, 2019

LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society (LRTRS) is set to see contributions pouring in from across Ontario thanks to CEO of Woodbine Entertainment Jim Lawson. The chief executive recently expressed his support for the ...Read More

Woodbine’s 36th Breeders Crown Super Success

Ben Hamill - November 01, 2019

Woodbine Entertainment’s 36th Breeders Crown proved a smash hit among lovers of harness racing. The harness event was this year hosted for the first time in all of 11 years and according to John Campbell, ...Read More

Woodbine Gets Ready For 2019 Breeder’s Crown

Ben Hamill - October 24, 2019

Ontario’s standardbred horse racing community is a special breed of fans in their own right. They are positively on fire about their passion for horses and for standardbred horse racing. Which is why the coming weeke...Read More

Woodbine To Host 2nd Stronger Together Event

Ben Hamill - October 10, 2019

Woodbine Racetrack will be hosting a second Stronger Together discussion event come October 18th. The discussion will again focus on sustainable thoroughbred horseracing as well as the various issues facing ...Read More

Woodbine To Trial 3 Months Of No Whips

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2019

Woodbine Entertainment is once again setting the par and horse racing industry standard. The racetrack management corporation has announced that it will be instituting a trilogy of new rules aimed at investigating the ...Read More

Woodbine Prepares To Celebrate Melmich

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2019

Elgin Stakes racehorse champion Melmich is officially retiring on September 14th. The thoroughbred, now 8 years of age, is ready to embrace the joys of the retiring after a very successful professional caree...Read More

One Bad Boy Wins The 160th Queen’s Plate

Ben Hamill - July 05, 2019

One Bad Boy is no one’s playmate. The king of the races cemented his name into the pages of horseracing history when he recently kicked dust in the faces of his opponents in the annual Queen’s Plate event at Woodbi...Read More

Woodbine Brings Back Friday Twilight Racing

Ben Hamill - June 28, 2019

If you’re one of the many Thoroughbred horse racing enthusiasts to have taken to public online forums and even letters to the editor to bemoan the fact that Woodbine did away with Friday Twilight Racing, then its time to take heart,...Read More

Sizeable Growth for Great Canadian Gaming in Q3

Ben Hamill - November 10, 2018

It’s been a fruitful year for the Canadian gambling industry as a whole, with some operators in particular enjoying great results from their business to date. Great Canadian Gaming (GCG) has also enjoyed notable revenue growth durin...Read More