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Horse racing fans have a new home for everything that’s hot on the Ontario horse betting scene. Off Track Betting Ontario brings you the best of the best when it comes to the fabulous OTB bureaus in the province of Ontario. OTB locations are always nice but do check other betting sites in Ontario and Canada, or those we recommend in our sidebar.
Welcome to OfftrackBettingOntario.com, your source of information for all things related to horse betting at the track, off track, or with online racebooks.
While many consider Ontario, and Canada, the “Frozen North” the province of Ontario has been a hotbed of activity in the horse racing industry since 1860.
Ontario is home to 18 racetracks, with 15 running standardbreds, one is thoroughbred exclusive, one is a combined course, and one is a quarter horse venue. Ontario has more race dates than any other jurisdiction in North America.
Our extensive research offers the best in online racebook wagering available in Canada. We also bring you information on the most popular OTB bureaus in Ontario – the California of Canada when it comes to horse betting.
Woodbine Racetrack Horse Racing
Woodbine Racetrack is the granddaddy of them all when it comes to horse racing in Canada. Located 15 miles from the west tip of Lake Ontario, in the greater Toronto area, this mecca of horse racing opened on June 12, 1956. Woodbine is the only track in North America that has the facilities to stage thoroughbred and standardbred racing on the same day.
Woodbine is home to many Grade 1 races each year. They include the Canadian International Stakes, the historic Queen’s Plate, the traditional Woodbine Mile, and the E.P. Taylor Stakes race. Home to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, Woodbine has hosted racing events such as the Arlington Million in 1988, and the Breeders’ Cup World Championships in 1996.
Owned by the Woodbine Entertainment Group (formerly the Ontario Jockey Club) Woodbine thrives along with its sister racecourse, Mohawk Raceway. Mohawk is a harness racing track and is located 30 miles southwest of Woodbine in Campbellville, Ontario. Both race tracks are known for their year-round horse betting action, whether live on the track, or via simulcast.
Whether you want to wager live at Ontario horse tracks, online at our top recommended racebooks, or at over 70 OTB bureaus, Off Track Betting Ontario has got you covered with all the race betting information you need.
Ontario Off Track Betting Bureaus
As mentioned, there are over 70 Off Track Betting locations in Ontario, Canada. We have researched each of them and OfftrackBettingOntario.com brings you information on the best of the best. Whether you live in a large metropolitan area like Toronto, or a small bedroom community like Chatham-Kent, you are never far from an OTB horse betting bureau.
Don’t forget, even if you aren’t near the Ontario horse betting scene, you can still wager on thrilling horse racing. Simply open a personal online account at one of the trusted and recommended racebooks. From top-notch customer service, to the best in security, our top-rated racebooks are always a winning wager.
You can also bet on the ponies racing in Ontario at any of our recommended OTB bureaus listed below.