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What It Takes To Become A Racetrack Official

A Racetrack Official monitor races for any rule infractions, and watch for and “read” the race for anything that doesn’t look right.

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Century Mile Promises Sustainability for Alberta Horse Racing Industry

Century Mile’s plan is to bring back the past while at the same time heading into the future of Thoroughbred racing in Edmonton.

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Thoroughbred Breeder Ivan Dalos’ Solution to Fix Horse Racing in Ontario

Thoroughbred breeder Ivan Dalos, founder of Tall Oaks Farm, says he is concerned about the future of breeding in Ontario and offers his solution.

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Result of 2017 Canadian Derby Still Tied Up in Court

The battle between Chief Know It All and Double Bear, over the 2017 Canadian Derby result, continues to rage on off the track two years later.

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War Horses: Warriors on the Racetrack

A so called "Iron horse" will run frequently and is less prone to injury, but a true "War Horse" does all of that but against the best horses at the track.

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Hair Testing on Canadian Racehorses Not Imminent

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has been aware of hair testing for a couple of years and their official chemist has taken training on how to do the testing.