Middleton injured in training accident

Middleton injured in training accident

MILTON, July 1, 2023 – Ken Middleton, the long-time voice of Woodbine Standardbred racing, has been hospitalized following a serious training accident.

Middleton, who trains his own stable in addition to the announcing role, was injured on Thursday morning, suffering cracks and breaks to multiple vertebrae. Middleton is currently at Hamilton General Hospital and is set to undergo surgery for the injuries this weekend.

Woodbine Entertainment and its racing community extends best wishes to Middleton for a full and safe recovery.


Mark McKelvie
Mark McKelvie Sr. Manager Communications, Woodbine Entertainment


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Woodbine Racetrack is Canada’s home the biggest and most exciting thoroughbred races. Located in Toronto, Woodbine Racetrack typically operates thoroughbred racing from April through December. Premier races include the longest continuously ran horse race in North America, The Queen’s Plate, Breeders Cup win and you’re in races the Woodbine Mile, Summer and Natalma Stakes, along with the fan-favourite Canadian International Stakes. 

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