Canadian Yearling Sale Scheduled For September 14-15, Entries Now Being Accepted

Standardbred Canada has announced the details surrounding the 2013 edition of the Canadian Yearling Sale. The 2013 edition of the Canadian Yearling Sale will again be a two-day event to be held on Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15, 2013 at the SC Sales Pavilion, located at Flamboro Downs in Dundas, Ont. A total […] Read more »

OHRIA Is Optimistic That Kathleen Wynne’s Leadership Victory is a Positive For Racing

Dear Industry Members, Tonight (January 26)  Kathleen Wynne became the leader of the Ontario Liberal Party and is expected to be sworn is as Premier shortly. Dwight Duncan has already stated his intention to resign as Minister of Finance and will not run in the next election. As Kathleen Wynne’s transition team comes together, OHRIA […] Read more »

SBOA Thanks Sponsors and Bidders At 2013 Awards Banquet

SBOA extends a very sincere thank you to all of the sponsors who contirbuted to the success of our recent 2013 Awards Banquet. We greatly appreciate the support of: Angus Hall Syndicate Artistic Fella Syndicate Big Jim Syndicate Bioniche Bodi Transport Brooks Feed Brubachers Harness Budson Feed and Supply Caledon Equine Hospital Camluck Syndicate Century […] Read more »

OHRIA Praises WEG Deal, But Asks What About The Rest Of The Industry?

Below is a press release issued on Wednesday evening, January 23, 2013 from the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Associastion (OHRIA) commenting on the agreement reached between the Ontario Government and Woodbine Entertainment Group.   The Ontario Government and Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG), owners of Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto and Mohawk Racecourse in Campbellville, announced a deal […] Read more »

WEG Reaches Deal With Ontario Government Re 2-Year Transition Funding For Live Racing

According to releases sent out by both the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Woodbine Entertainment Group, a deal has been reached between the two parties pertaining to live racing at Woodbine Racetrack and Mohawk Racetrack. A release from OMAFRA states, “Ontario is another step closer to a sustainable horse racing […] Read more »

SBOA Banquet Honours Breeders of Ontario’s Best For 2012

A crowd of over 150 attended the SBOA Awards Banquet at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel on Saturday, January 19th. Greg Blanchard hosted the Awards ceremonies which honoured the breeders of the top Ontario Sires Stakes in 2012 and several other individuals for their accomplishments. Jim Bullock of Campbellville, ON received the SBOA’s highest honour […] Read more »