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Johnny Bear is the Horse of a Lifetime for Ashlee Brnjas

A former hunter rider, Ashlee Brnjas now trains world-class racehorses like Johnny Bear who is running in the 2018 Pattison Canadian International.

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Bill Graham’s Windhaven, Unwavering Excellence

Hall of Famer Bill Graham is letting his horses speak for his acumen as a breeder at Windhaven Farms after nearly 50 years in the game.

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Mike is the Poster Boy for Off-the-Track Thoroughbreds

Once a $325,000 sales topper, Mike is retired and raising money for LongRun as he prepares for the popular Thoroughbred Makeover Competition.

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Summerland is Giving George Gilbert and Phil Hall a Stellar Season

Owner George Gilbert and leading BC trainer Phil Hall are on fire at Hastings Racecourse thanks mostly to stellar three-year-old filly Summerland.

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Woodbine’s Popular Jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva Goes Out with a Bang

Just before his retirement, Woodbine jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva scored his first win in the Woodbine Mile when he rode Ontario-bred El Tormenta to victory.

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Assiniboia Downs’ Leading Trainer Ardell Sayler Did It His Way Til the End

There was no one quite like Assiniboia Downs’ 12-time leading trainer, Ardell Sayler, who died of heart failure in May at the age of 66.