An Open Letter From An Owner-Breeder To Premier Wynne

“Premier Wynne, your transition panel is designing a model for the horse racing industry that is unsustainable and will result in an industry that is represented by three to five racetracks attached to casinos and basically zero rural or economic benefits to the Province of Ontario.” In an open letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne, standardbred […] Read more »

Ed James Calls On Municipal Councillors To Curtail OLG’s Gaming Plan

Veteran harness horse owner Ed James placed a full page ad in the Toronto Star on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 in one last attempt to enlighten the general public on the folly and financial repercussions of Paul Godfrey’s gaming modernization plan. “Your only chance to stop this nonsense of a casino or slot machine on […] Read more »

Standardbred Canada Streamlines Nurse Mare Program Process On Its Website

Standardbred Canada’s Nurse Mare Program is designed to assist in matching orphaned or rejected foals with nurse mares, and now the process is even easier. Breeders who have a nurse mare (a mare who has just lost a foal) that could be matched with an orphan foal, or a foal that requires a nurse mare, […] Read more »

Canadian Breeders Championship To End After 2013 Events At Mohawk

The Canadian Breeders Championship (CBC) for three-year-old colts and fillies will continue in 2013 with its regular payment schedule. Eliminations will take place at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday, July 12 (Trot) and Saturday, July 13 (Pace) with all finals on Saturday, July 20. For three-year-olds in 2013 (foals of 2010) that were nominated to the […] Read more »