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Epicenter is bathed after his timed workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. Hall of Famer trainer Steve Asmussen is poised to finally add the Kentucky Derby to his resume with contender Epicenter as the highlight of a career that has also involved accusations of animal abuse. (Grace Ramey/Daily News via AP)

Epicenter is 6-5 favorite for Preakness without Rich Strike

Epicenter is 6-5 favorite for Preakness without Rich Strike

 

Elisha Bradburn and Kylie Bartel led a clinic on Deepening Your Sense Of Safety and Building Trust With Your Horse and Yourself at the 2022 Horse Expo at Westerner Park on April 15, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Horse Expo in Red Deer attracts a crowd

Building trust and communication with your horse

 

Medina Spirit stripped of Kentucky Derby victory

Medina Spirit stripped of Kentucky Derby victory

Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. (1), aboard horse “Safe Conduct”, crosses the finish line to win first place in the 162nd Running of the Queen’s Plate horse race in Toronto, Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. (1), aboard horse “Safe Conduct”, crosses the finish line to win first place in the 162nd Running of the Queen’s Plate horse race in Toronto, Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
Horses compete in a preliminary race before the Queen's Plate horse race at Woodbine Race Track, in Toronto, Sunday, July 2, 2017. There are few people who better understand and appreciate the prestige and significance of the $1-million Queen's Plate than Rob Landry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

Chiefswood GM Landry says that Weyburn won’t be running in $1-million Queen’s Plate

Chiefswood GM Landry says that Weyburn won’t be running in $1-million Queen’s Plate

Horses compete in a preliminary race before the Queen's Plate horse race at Woodbine Race Track, in Toronto, Sunday, July 2, 2017. There are few people who better understand and appreciate the prestige and significance of the $1-million Queen's Plate than Rob Landry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
Mark Casse watches Preakness Stakes entrant War of Will Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Five of the six horses Casse will run at the Breeders' Cup have ties to Canada.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Will Newton

Trainer Mark Casse’s Breeders’ Cup contingent has a definite Canadian flavour to it

Trainer Mark Casse’s Breeders’ Cup contingent has a definite Canadian flavour to it

Mark Casse watches Preakness Stakes entrant War of Will Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Five of the six horses Casse will run at the Breeders' Cup have ties to Canada.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Will Newton

Horse racing seeking to implement variety of safety reforms

Horse racing seeking to implement variety of safety reforms

FILE - In this June 20, 2020, file photo, Tiz the Law, center, with jockey Manny Franco up, crosses the finish line to win the 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes horse race at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Kentucky Derby winner Authentic heads a field of 11 horses, possibly including filly and Preakness winner Swiss Skydiver against males, for the Breeders’ Cup Classic, with trainer Bob Baffert entering three horses in the $6 million race that includes Belmont winner Tiz the Law. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Improbable is 5-2 favourite for Breeders’ Cup Classic

Improbable is 5-2 favourite for Breeders’ Cup Classic

FILE - In this June 20, 2020, file photo, Tiz the Law, center, with jockey Manny Franco up, crosses the finish line to win the 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes horse race at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Kentucky Derby winner Authentic heads a field of 11 horses, possibly including filly and Preakness winner Swiss Skydiver against males, for the Breeders’ Cup Classic, with trainer Bob Baffert entering three horses in the $6 million race that includes Belmont winner Tiz the Law. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Mighty Heart is held outside trainer Josie Carroll's stable by exercise rider Des McMahon, as the colt is washed down after being breezed at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto on October 15, 2020. Mighty Heart will make his Triple Crown quest from the the No. 8 post Saturday. The Queen's Plate and Prince of Wales champion was named the even-money favourite in the draw Wednesday for the $400,000 Breeders' Stakes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Mighty Heart to take run at ending Triple Crown drought in $400,000 Breeders Stakes

Mighty Heart to take run at ending Triple Crown drought in $400,000 Breeders Stakes

Mighty Heart is held outside trainer Josie Carroll's stable by exercise rider Des McMahon, as the colt is washed down after being breezed at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto on October 15, 2020. Mighty Heart will make his Triple Crown quest from the the No. 8 post Saturday. The Queen's Plate and Prince of Wales champion was named the even-money favourite in the draw Wednesday for the $400,000 Breeders' Stakes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Jockey Rafael Hernandez guides Clayton to victory in the $150,000 dollar Plate Trial Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto on August 15, 2020. Clayton will head into the $1-million Queen’s Plate a little under the radar and trainer Kevin Attard is good with it. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Michael Burns MANDATORY CREDIT
Jockey Rafael Hernandez guides Clayton to victory in the $150,000 dollar Plate Trial Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto on August 15, 2020. Clayton will head into the $1-million Queen’s Plate a little under the radar and trainer Kevin Attard is good with it. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Michael Burns MANDATORY CREDIT
Canada’s top two-year-old filly Curlin’s Voyage picking up where she left off

Canada’s top two-year-old filly Curlin’s Voyage picking up where she left off

Canada’s top two-year-old filly Curlin’s Voyage picking up where she left off

Canada’s top two-year-old filly Curlin’s Voyage picking up where she left off
Belmont set for June 20 without fans, leads off Triple Crown

Belmont set for June 20 without fans, leads off Triple Crown

Belmont set for June 20 without fans, leads off Triple Crown

Belmont set for June 20 without fans, leads off Triple Crown
Preakness rescheduled for Oct 3, one month after Derby

Preakness rescheduled for Oct 3, one month after Derby

Preakness rescheduled for Oct 3, one month after Derby

Preakness rescheduled for Oct 3, one month after Derby
Woodbine Entertainment plans to resume harness racing June 5 at Woodbine Mohawk Park, in a May 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Lawson: Woodbine Racetrack looking to restart horse racing next month

TORONTO — Woodbine Entertainment CEO Jim Lawson says he hopes to see…

Woodbine Entertainment plans to resume harness racing June 5 at Woodbine Mohawk Park, in a May 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Four members of Help Alberta Wildies Society saved a filly that was trapped in a bog west of Sundre this week. (Photo contributed)

Wild horse rescued from Sundre-area bog

Help Alberta Wildies Society watching over horses

Four members of Help Alberta Wildies Society saved a filly that was trapped in a bog west of Sundre this week. (Photo contributed)
The Woodbine Entertainment CEO announced Wednesday the 2020 Queen’s Plate has been postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in an April 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Woodbine Entertainment postpones $1-million Queen’s Plate indefinitely

TORONTO — The $1-million Queen’s Plate is North America’s oldest continuously run…

The Woodbine Entertainment CEO announced Wednesday the 2020 Queen’s Plate has been postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in an April 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)