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Canada Recovery Benefits

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For anyone self-employed in the Ontario racing industry, here is some important information from Canada Revenue Agency on the recovery benefit that you may be eligible to receive – https://www.canada.ca/…/benefits/recovery-benefit.html

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A Call For Action From Jim Lawson

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As Ontario’s harness racing industry enters its third week of inactivity as a result of the province’s lockdown, questions remain as to whether harness racing will resume after that 28-day …

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Message to Mohawk Horsepeople

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Woodbine Mohawk Park Horsepeople, As you may have seen in the news, the Thoroughbred racing season at Woodbine Racetrack may abruptly end as a result of the Government of Ontario’s …

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New Restrictions, Measures At Mohawk

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On Saturday (Nov. 14) Woodbine Entertainment issued an update regarding the Ontario government’s announcement that placed the region of Halton — home to Woodbine Mohawk Park — in the province’s …

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Update From The AGCO

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Private Member’s Bill C-218, which seeks to legalize single-event sports wagering in Canada, is currently being debated by Members of Parliament in the Canadian House of Commons. Woodbine Entertainment has …

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Ontario Racing – COVID-19 Protocols

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The Ontario Racing tracks are committed to keeping Ontario’s racing participants safe and healthy. In order to conduct live racing in the province without spectators and minimize any potential concerns …

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Rookies Give Blais Best Year Yet

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Not many people can head into this weekend’s O’Brien Awards knowing they have an award secured, but trainer Luc Blais is in that rare position. The Quebec native, who has …

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Study Recommends Breed-Specific Clenbuterol Thresholds

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The results of the “Clenbuterol plasma concentrations after therapeutic administration in fit Standardbred horses: threshold recommendations” study published online after peer review in Comparative Exercise Physiology clearly demonstrate and recommend the need …

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Baker Steps Down From Great Canadian

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Great Canadian Gaming Corporation has announced that Rod Baker has resigned his role of director, president and CEO of the company as of Sunday, Jan. 24. Baker’s resignation coincides with …

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OSS Sustaining Deadlines Extended

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In response to the current suspension of live Standardbred racing due to the provincial stay-at-home order, Ontario Racing has announced that 2021 Ontario Sires Stakes sustaining payment deadlines for both …

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O’Briens Online Silent Auction Open!

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The Virtual O’Brien Awards Silent Auction is now open for bidding online! CLICK HERE to access the online silent auction and start bidding! The auction will close Sunday, January 31 at 9:00 …

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Equine First Aid course

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Last call for “Equine First Aid” online short course! Starts today, Monday & runs for one week, Jan 25-Feb 1. When minutes count, learn how to make the most of …

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COSA Offices Closed Tuesday

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COSA would like to notify all horsepeople that offices will be closed on Tuesday (Jan. 26). Woodbine Mohawk Park has contacted us regarding a scheduled power maintenance outage starting Tuesday …