Taking a look at Canada Horse Racing Betting

Canadians thoroughly enjoy many different forms of entertainment and close to the top of their list of favourites is horse racing betting.

This form of gambling activity has been around for many years and there is no signs that its popularity will dwindle in the future at least when it comes to people in Canada wanting to keep it active. For many, it used to be that every Sunday would be the day that the adults of the family would get dressed in their best finery and head off to the racetrack for an afternoon of enjoyment and to take advantage of the possibility of winning some money from placing bets.

Throughout Canada, there are many horse racing tracks with Woodtrack Race Track being the most significant, and just a few of the others are….

  • Ajax Downs in Ajax, Ontario
  • Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Portage Le Prairie in Manitoba
  • Rocky Mountain Turf Club in Alberta
  • Truro Raceway in Nova Scotia

Now with the advantage of the internet, many horse racing enthusiasts can do their betting on line which allows them to enjoy this sport anytime from anywhere. Although for many the real excitement comes from being able to watch the horses race up close.

For Canadians, the most common type of horse racing is the thoroughbreds and the standardbreds. Woodbine has become so well known in this industry because of the different types of racing events that they have hosted over the years. In fact, in 1996 the Breeder’s Cup World Champion was held here. Then when looking at history regarding this particular track, the oldest thoroughbred race throughout North America is held here which is the Queen’s Plate. Other races that take place at this track are…

  • Breeder’s Stakes
  • Richol Woodbine Mile
  • Prince of Wales Stake

As well as many others. These are all big purse races but many of the smaller tracks host much smaller and local race events.

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