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New to standardbred horseracing? Learn about Ontario Sire Stakes!

Who is Ontario Sire Stakes (OSS)? Established in 1974, it is a program dedicated to promoting the breeding of Standardbred horses in Ontario. They provide…...

McNair Looking to Close out Gold Season Strong

Gregg McNair finds himself in a familiar position as the Ontario Sires Stakes season draws to a close, near the top of the Johnston Cup…...

Grand River Raceway closes out the season with an increase in wagering; Top Performers honoured  

Grand River Raceway closed the book on its 2022 season on September 26th and awarded leading driver and trainer honours for the meet. Brett Macdonald…...

2023 Ontario Sires Stakes Finals Purses Increasing by $720,000

​ONTARIO SIRES STAKES NEWS RELEASE   Ontario Racing’s Standardbred Improvement Program Committee is announcing a $720,000 increase to the purses for th...

OSS News: Roy with Driving Double in OSS Gold Action at Flamboro Downs

  Image: Louis-Phillipe Roy (New Image Media)   Louis-Philippe Roy scored a driving double tonight as the province’s top freshman trotters clashed i...

OSS News Release: Stockade Seelster Sets OSS Freshman Record in Gold Action at Woodbine Mohawk Park

Stockade Seelster’s undefeated two-year-old campaign continued in style tonight at Woodbine Mohawk Park, with the State Treasurer colt pacing the fastest mile...

Savethelastdance Earns New Dad Gallucci OSS Gold Win at Woodbine Mohawk Park

ONTARIO SIRES STAKES NEWS RELEASE It’s been a busy week for trainer Nick Gallucci. He swept the Ontario Sires Stakes Gold divisions on Sunday at…...

National Caretaker Appreciation Week

From August 29 until September 4 we are celebrating National Caretakers Appreciation Week! Caretakers work behind the scenes to care for the horses and do…...

Unevergonnagethis Scores Big in First OSS Win

Eleven sophomore trotters competed for $199,900 in the fourth Ontario Sires Stakes Gold leg tonight at Woodbine Mohawk Park, and Unevergonnagethis came away wit...

OLG Ontario Women’s Driving Championship was rocking pink at Grand River Raceway!

Grand River Raceway (GRR) hosted a successful leg of the OLG Ontario Women’s Driving Championship (OWDC) Friday, August 12, 2022. The OLG OWDC expanded 3̷...