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E.P. Taylor's Promise and Premier Wynne's Commitment

E P Taylor Sixty years ago, E.P.Taylor ​renewed the Articles of Incorporation for The Ontario Jockey Club as a lead up to the opening of the new Woodbine Racetrack on June 12th 1956. And, although the head of the HPBA Sue Leslie was recently quoted as saying, "it is their (WEG's) track," Mr Taylor's vision was that the business of Woodbine be carried out as a not-for-profit corporation that existed as a means to manage and market ​breeding and ​horse racing​ in​ Ontario. Over the past fifteen years, much of what  ​Mr. Taylor envisioned has been altered. Read more

The Majesty and History of the Horse

Muriel Lennox, author of Northern Dancer: The Legend and His Legacy, and internationally recognized authority on Northern Dancer and his sire Nearctic and their astonishing influence on the world's greatest Thoroughbreds talks about the beauty and majesty of the horse.

Breeder of Air Force Blue Does Things The Old Fashioned Way

Arthur Hancock and dam of Air Force BlueWhen it comes to breeding and raising thoroughbreds, Arthur B Hancock III holds fast to his faith in a few simple truths.

"If you take care of the land it will take care of you, and if you take care of your horses they will take care of you," Hancock says, as he stands under the blue sky stretching over the quiet paradise of his 2,200-acre Stone Farm near Paris, Kentucky.

Fan Friendly Improvements for 2016 Prairie Meadows Meeting

Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino will have a new look when its Thoroughbred meet begins April 28.

The Iowa track has added two high-definition information boards on either side of its LED odds and wagering totals display. A jumbo 18-foot-by-31-foot high definition Daktronics video screen, similar to those installed at Keeneland and Del Mar, will sit atop the tote board to provide a view of every live race.

Diabled Youth Find Solace at Mitey Riders Program

Harry Swimmer with a Mitey RiderAn encounter in Harry Swimmer's local grocery store parking lot changed his life more than 20 years ago.

He met a girl in a wheelchair named Stacy. She was deaf and nonverbal. Swimmer learned she had cerebral palsy.

It gave him an idea.

Hints & Tips For Your Kentucky Derby Viewing Party

Kentucky Derby Party TipsThe 160,000 fans who fill Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May can attest that the Kentucky Derby is one of the biggest parties of the year. With gambling, fashion, mint juleps and plenty of socializing, the Derby is much more than just a horse race.

Kentucky Derby Contender Profile - Creator

Creator and Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr.On February 12 Creator finished second to a horse named Call the Colonel in a Fair Grounds maiden special, the fifth straight loss of his racing career. Just over two months later the colt is a Grade 1 winner and one of the favorites for the Kentucky Derby.

'Chrome' a Big Draw for New Horse Country Tours

California Chrome at Taylor Made FarmUse him for a windbreak, a coat rack, a barn doorstop. It doesn’t matter to California Chrome as long as you set him free in his paddock for most of the day and have a bag of Mrs. Pastures horse cookies handy on demand.

Record International Interest in '16 Royal Ascot Meeting

Horses around the turn at Royal AscotA record number of overseas entries from eight countries feature among a total of 394 entries for the eight Group One highlights at Royal Ascot in June this year.

There are 164 overseas entries in all, as against a previous best of 156 in 2013, including a record 35 from outside Europe (previous highest 27 in 2011).

New Colorado Ranch Offers Equine Therapy

Equine Therapy Dawn Solomon became addicted to horses at a riding stable in Aurora.

Now she hopes that love, along with her counseling degree, can help people with a dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance addiction.

She, along with investors, is betting a ranch that horse therapy can help.

Ricardo Santana Jr. Honored as Jockey of the Week

Ricardo Santana Celebrates Creator's Win in Arkansas DerbyJockey Ricardo Santana Jr. was dominant this spring at Oaklawn Park. Santana finished things off in style by winning the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby on Saturday and also wrapped up the meet’s riding title.

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