The ORC Is Seeking Individuals For Advisory Group

 The ORC Is Seeking Individuals For Advisory Group. Are you a person committed to the horse racing industry and interested in having input on decisions related to the industry breed programs, such as the Ontario Sires Stakes, the Ontario Resident Mare Program, and the Quarter Horse Program, to name a few? The Ontario Racing Commission […] Read more »

OHRIA: Horse Racing Industry Job Losses Double That Of Blackberry

 .   Rural Ontario knows the pain the Region of Waterloo is feeling as they brace for the massive layoffs Blackberry has recently announced.  Since the cancellation of the Slots at Racetracks Program last year, job losses and business closures in Ontario’s horse racing industry are more than double the expected worldwide losses of Blackberry […] Read more »

Run The Table To Be Inducted Into Ingersoll Sports Hall Of Fame

  Although Hall of Fame pacing stallion Run The Table passed away in 2012, his impact on Canadian harness racing continues to be recognized, as illustrated by recent accolades. As an article by the Ingersoll Times explains, the bay son of Landslide will be inducted into the Ingersoll Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, September […] Read more »

SBOA Voices Concerns For Ontario’s Standardbred Breeders

  The uncertainty that Ontario’s Standardbred breeding industry faces is substantial.  Ontario’s once strong breeding sector has been devastated due to the provincial government’s ill-planned decision to end the mutually beneficial partnership that the Slots-At-Racetracks Program created between the Province of Ontario and the horse racing and breeding industry. For the second consecutive year, Ontario’s […] Read more »

ORC Announces New Consolation Series for OSS Gold and Grassroots Programs

Rod Seiling, Chair of the Ontario Racing Commission, announced a new consolation series for the Ontario Sires Stakes Gold and Grassroots programs. The announcement was made Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack during the OSS Grassroots Championships, and follows a review of the program’s finances at the end of the regular OSS season. While funding of […] Read more »