Industry Reports

Woodbine Mohawk Park Brings Home that We Are ‘Stronger Together’

Ontario’s horse racing field is going through a period of rapid changes, which could be qualified as a milestone one. Woodbine Entertainment wants to have a meaningful conversation on the subject, which is scheduled to happen on October 18.

The organized panel discussion called ‘Stronger Together’ is about to take place at Woodbine Mohawk Park and gather leading names in the industry. Standardbred horse racing is widely popular in the province thanks to its regular live events and the excitement it brings to the local field.

Improvement, as well as meeting the expectations of horse people and fans is a driving force. Prompted by this, local renowned individuals and leading figures are about to gather for a frank conversation in regards to the path of development from here on out.

Special Event on October 18

Individuals to the likes of John Hayes, Independent Chair, Ontario Racing, Brent Stone, Director, AGCO Regulatory Compliance Branch, Jessica Buckley, President, Woodbine Mohawk Park, and Jim Lawson, CEO, Woodbine Entertainment, would be part of the conversation.

Horse racing would be the main topic of discussion on October 18 at the iconic Woodbine Mohawk Park, a conversation that is sure to be interesting and informative for many people.

The people attending this special event would have to have an invitation; however, it should be taken into account that its capacity is limited. The first-come, first-served approach would make it possible for people truly interested in the conversation to make their way there and learn more about Ontario’s horse racing future. October 11 is the deadline for RSVPs, as organizers have to ensure everything goes according to plan.

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association would take care of the special exclusive event that would take place at the COSA Premium Lounge. This construction is particularly used during the Breeders Crown week, which transforms October and it will facilitate the special event. All attendants will be welcomed on site at 5 p.m.

Breeders Crown Commences on October 25

Woodbine Mohawk Park is about to witness the official start of the panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. that is going to span over the following hour. It could be recalled that August 9 saw another organized event of a similar nature that once again sought to shed more light on the Standardbred future of the province. Ontarians directly affected by the horse racing future of the province would have the chance to have their questions answered.

They should be sent ahead of October 14 to, in order to become part of the discussion. October is known for its horse racing thriving nature, as the Breeders Crown returns with CA$7.9 million in purses. For the 36th year in a row, the Breeders Crown is about to be greenlighted on October 25.

Bringing two days of live racing action, Woodbine Mohawk Park is about to welcome a diverse crowd ready to see who is about to win. This two-day event is projected to introduce two-year-olds on Friday, as well as three-year-olds on Saturday, rounding up the overall number of championships to 12.