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


About Woodbine Entertainment

Woodbine Entertainment is the largest horse racing operator in Canada, with Thoroughbred horse racing at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, and Standardbred horse racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park in Milton. Woodbine Entertaiment also owns and operates HPIbet, Canada’s only betting platform dedicated to horse racing. Woodbine and Mohawk Park are host to several world-class racing events including The King’s Plate, three Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series races, and the Pepsi North America Cup. Run without share capital, Woodbine Entertainment has a mandate to financially invest all profit back into the horse racing industry and the 25,000 jobs it supports across Ontario.   

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