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Access for barn visitors restored with restrictions


In accordance with the province’s first phase of easing Covid-19 restrictions, the following is effective May 16: “Businesses that board animals (e.g., stables) may allow boarders to visit, care for, or ride their animal.” TheStable.ca will resume welcoming clients to visit their horses at Tomiko Training Centre starting May 16 during hours when staff are …

Barn visits temporarily restricted


March 15, 2020 TheStable.ca is proud of its open barn policy which invites clients to visit our base at Tomiko Training Centre to interact with our staff and horses. We normally welcome visitors any time there is staff onsite. In the best interests of all staff and clients related to new precautionary measures for COVID-19, …

TheStable.ca client travels Downunder to meet 1% filly


March 9, 2020Story by Dave Briggs / @dbriggs1969 for Ontario Racing Karen Dallimore calls herself a horse “lifer,” but after some five decades of loving and working with horses, the Ontario-based writer and photographer is proud to call herself a first-time owner of standardbred racehorses — an experience that recently convinced her to jump on …

First International Win


FEBRUARY 29/2020 TheStable.ca records first international victory MENANGLE, NSW — Girl From Oz granted TheStable.ca its first international victory on February 29 when two-year-old pacing filly Girl From Oz captured her maiden win in the $50,000 Pink Bonnet Stakes at Club Menangle in Menangle, New South Wales (near Sydney, Australia). Trainer Darren McCall piloted the …

Cam Fella Award Presentation


TheStable.ca founders receive award for extreme recent meritorious service during O’Brien Awards February 1, 2020 MISSISSAUGA, ON — Anthony MacDonald and Amy MacDonald, co-founders of TheStable.ca were awarded the Cam Fella Award during the 31st annual O’Brien Awards in Mississauga, ON on February 31. Named in honour of world-class Standardbred horse Cam Fella, the award …

Tracking down a long-lost connection


January 29, 2020 Every time he watches the horses thunder over the track, John Evans is reminded of what was missing in his life and more importantly, what he was able to find again. He knows the drill. Almost every Sunday before he takes his usual spot along the rail at Tomiko Training Centre, Evans, …

Anthony MacDonald wins Cam Fella Award


TheStable.ca President wins prestigious award for extreme recent meritorious service January 7, 2020 GUELPH, ON — Standardbred Canada announced that Anthony MacDonald, President and co-founder of TheStable.ca has been voted the 2019 recipient of the Cam Fella Award. The Cam Fella Award will be presented to MacDonald at the annual O’Brien Awards Black Tie Gala …

2019 Christmas Open House


Record crowd for TheStable.ca Christmas Open House GUELPH, ON — A record crowd of more than 300 people from eight states and provinces attended the Christmas Open House on December 15 hosted by TheStable.ca, horse racing’s fastest growing fractional ownership operation and the largest harness racing stable in Canada. Sixty-three yearlings driven by some of …

Open House – Race Shows


Anthony MacDonald, co-founder of TheStable.ca made guest appearances on two racenight broadcasts to discuss the upcoming 2019 Christmas Open House on December 15. Check out his interviews on In The Sulky at The Meadowlands with Dave Little (aired: December 13, 2019), and the pre-game show at Woodbine – Mohawk Park with Chad Rozema (aired: December …

Roger Huston joins Open House


GUELPH, ON — The 64 yearlings at TheStable.ca will receive a world-class race call months before they even make their first pari-mutuel start. Hall Of Fame race announcer Roger Huston is the special guest of TheStable.ca’s Christmas Open House on December 15. The Voice will join the commentary team for the livestream broadcast of the …