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AGCO Licensing Office Notice

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The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) would like to advise horsepeople that effective Sunday, January 2, 2022, all AGCO Licensing Offices will be temporarily closed for in-person service. …

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ENHANCED SCREENING PROGRAM INFORMATION

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A friendly reminder for individuals participating in the Enhanced Screening Program to please book your appointments by clicking here or visiting https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/EnhancedScreeningClinic@wegroup.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/. To be clear, any horse person who hasn’t …

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Woodbine Updates COVID-19 Policies

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Woodbine Entertainment shared today (Thursday, Sept. 9) that it is fully supportive of the Government of Ontario’s requirement for guests to provide proof of vaccination in select settings, which includes …

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Mohawk Updates Policies For U.S. Travellers

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Woodbine Entertainment has released updated policies for racing participants travelling from the United States to race at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Effective immediately, any participant travelling from the U.S. to Canada …

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Mohawk Park Training

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Morning training and schoolers at Woodbine Mohawk Park will be allotted by signing up on a first come, first serve basis. Sign up start times and trainer limits will be listed on …

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Woodbine Mohawk Park Online Screening Form

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**ATTENTION HORSEPEOPLE**   Link to online screening before entering Woodbine Mohawk Park.   https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Gayi9AwGgkK3MLwgd-TZGMc67QxtwK9Liy6NZq-U2xxUN1NDNUo2M1lOWTJWUzlNQ1hESlFYTzZKVCQlQCN0PWcu

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Industry Notice

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Industry Notice: 2021 Return to Racing Updates to Temporary Standardbred Rule Amendments   The Ontario Government announced its plans to lift the provincial emergency order, which includes horse racing, effective …

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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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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 …