Report Demonstrates Value Of Racing in The State Of New York

The New York Gaming Association (NYGA) today released their first annual report, highlighting the revenue NYGA’s nine racetrack casinos generated for New York in 2012, including $823 million for education and a $1.7 billion impact on the state’s economy. The report found that NYGA supports more than 17,000 jobs in New York State with an […] Read more »

“I Love Canadian Harness Racing ‘ Fan Club launches Pinterest Page

The ‘I Love Canadian Harness Racing’ Fan club is pleased to announce the launch of its official Pinterest page, a place where users can share and enjoy photos from their favourite harness racing moments. Pinterest is a pinboard-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, and […] Read more »

ORC Notice To The Industry-Ontario Racing Program Revised Implementation Criteria Released

Following a review of changes necessary to reflect the current environment in Ontario, adjustments to the Ontario Racing Program (ORP) Implementation Criteria were announced today. Since its inception in 2010, the principles of the Ontario Racing Program have applied to all breeds. It was actively implemented first within Standardbred Racing. Please follow the links below […] Read more »

Darryl Kaplan Sees A Bright Future For Our Sport Of Horse Racing

  (Article called’ Brush and Crush’ by Dean Towers , from I was reading an article on TechCrunch this week written by venture capitalist Mike Butcher. He wrote:”That’s what startups are about: thinking big. Because to my mind, not enough startups do that. Time and again I see pitches from companies that want to create, what in […] Read more »

OSS Releases New Format for 2013

  The details of the 2013 Standardbred Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) were announced today by the Program Administrator of the Horse Improvement Program.  Following extensive work by industry groups, the OSS has been repositioned to meet the challenges of the future, while maintaining many of the features that will ensure that the OSS continues to […] Read more »