Ontario Government Offering Funding For Business Case Building And Marketing Innovations

  To prepare for the implementation of the new five-year Horse Racing Partnership Plan to help Ontario’s horse racing industry, the government of Ontario is making available new funding that will assist the industry to develop business plans and marketing strategies. On October 11, 2013, the government announced its new five-year plan for Ontario’s horse […] Read more »

Glidemaster, Moves To Ontario

  On Friday, November 22, Brittany Stallion Management announced that world champion racehorse and sire Glidemaster is being relocated to Winbak Farm of Ontario. Winbak will be assuming managerial duties for the stallion, whose stud fee will remain at $4,000. Glidemaster becomes the sixth addition to the stallion barn at Winbak of Ontario. “We’re glad […] Read more »

Motion To Reinstate SARP Carried By A 45-38 Vote In Ontario Legislature

    The Ontario New Democratic Party’s motion calling for the reinstatement of the Slots-At-Racetracks Program was carried in a 45-38 vote by the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park on Wednesday, November 20. The non-binding motion was tabled by NDP leader Andrea Horwath and carried with the support of the NDP and PC parties while […] Read more »

November 20th Is Horwath’s Opposition Day

Today NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will push the government to protect horseracing in Ontario by tabling the following Opposition Day motion to reinstate the Slots-at-Racetracks program. The motion will be debated and voted on in the Legislature later today: “… The Legislative Assembly calls on the Government to re-instate and maintain the SARP program unless […] Read more »

Straatman And McNiven Comment On Breeders Confidence In Industry

Horse owners showed they were willing to bet on Ontario’s horse racing industry, as prices for yearlings climbed slightly at an annual sale in London. But breeders say they’re still losing money and need a solid plan with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. that will instil confidence in the industry. “Before there’s going to […] Read more »

Vintage Master Leaves Ontario

    The list of those bullish on the resurgence of New Jersey’s racing and breeding industry continues to grow, as Brittany Stallion Management announced today that multiple World Champion Vintage Master will relocate there for 2014. Vintage Master p,4,1:48.1f ($2,162,979) will stand at Walnridge Farm of New Jersey for a fee of $3,500. He […] Read more »