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Ontario Plans To Ease COVID-19 Restrictions

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The Government of Ontario announced on Thursday, Jan. 20 details of its plan to gradually ease COVID-19 restrictions, including public health measures at racetracks, effective January 31, 2022. The public health …

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Blais’ Determination Pays Off

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Luc Blais calls 2021 “my hardest year” since he became private trainer for the Montreal-based Determination Stable almost a decade ago. Overseeing a 30-horse stable on two sides of the …

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Night Watchman Unstoppable In London

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Night Watchman ($14.20) drilled a 1:54.2 mile in Wednesday’s (Jan. 19) $13,000 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace at The Raceway at the Western Fair District, establishing a Canadian seasonal speed mark …

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Hall Of Fame Launches Stallion Auction

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With the support of Standardbred and Thoroughbred breeding farms in Canada and the U.S., the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (CHRHF) launched a very special stallion service auction on …

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O’Brien Awards Silent Auction Details

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Standardbred Canada is excited to announce that the annual O’Brien Awards silent auction will once again be available online for bidding, beginning Monday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. (EST) and closing Monday, …

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The Right Horse At The Right Time

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A mainstay on Ontario’s circuit of racetracks, Natasha Day had just happened upon a quirky trotter during a qualifying session — a horse she wasn’t listed to drive or connected …

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Hopetobefirst Finishes First In London

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Veteran gelding Hopetobefirst continued his winning ways at The Raceway at Western Fair District, collecting another victory when taking the $9,000 featured pace on Tuesday (Jan. 18). Off the 1-5 …