Andrea Horwath And The NDP’s Pledge To Reinstate SARP

TORONTO — New Democrat Leader Andrea Horwath pledged Wednesday that her party would reinstate the slots-at-racetracks program if it wins the next election. Flanked by people employed in the horse racing industry and their families, Horwath challenged the governing Liberals to reconsider their decision to scrap the SARP program and replace it with a new […] Read more »

Armbro Operative Passes

Alabar Farms has announced with great sadness that Armbro Operative p,4,1:50 ($1,012,712) had to be humanely euthanized after having suffered an injury. According to a release from Alabar, Armbro Operative, a 20-year-old son of Cam Fella that was standing this season at Yirribee Pacing Stud, tragically broke his leg overnight and had to be humanely […] Read more »

Hudak Plots A Course Of Action On The Horse Racing Issue

  On Wednesday, October 30, Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak penned an open letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne outlining his party’s course of action for the Fort Erie Race Track and the provincial horse racing industry. The contents of Hudak’s letter appear below. Dear Premier Wynne, Noting your new commitment to openness and transparency, albeit […] Read more »

OPSEU And Taras Natyshak Ask For Transparency In Regard To The Cancellation Of The SARP Program

A story which was run in the Toronto media this past weekend regarding horse racing has garnered a response from the New Democratic Party in the Ontario Legislature and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). The report which appeared on the front page of the Toronto Star this past weekend claims that former Finance […] Read more »

Daylon Magician and Santanna Blue Chip Return To The Track

Wednesday morning’s qualifying session at Mohawk Racetrack looked like a blast from the past as two horses that had been retired to stallion duty both returned to the races in impressive fashion. The first horse to show up on the docket was 2011 Canadian Trotting Classic and O’Brien Award winner Daylon Magician. Now five, the […] Read more »