Vintage Master To Stay In Ontario

Although the original plan had Vintage Master moving to New Jersey for the 2014 breeding season, it has been decided that the world champion racehorse and promising young stallion will remain in Ontario for next year. According to Brittany Stallion Management, he will continue to stand at Winbak Farm of Canada in Caledon, Ont. for […] Read more »

Ontario Race Dates For First Quarter Of 2014 Approved By ORC

  The Director of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) today announced the decision on a number of additional applications seeking variances to the assigned dates for 2014. In addition to previous applications from Woodbine Entertainment Group for Woodbine Standardbred, Western Fair Association and Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) for Flamboro, dealt with by the Director […] Read more »

Kathleen Wynne Discusses The State Of The Province’s Horse Industry

In an exclusive interview with Trot Magazine Editor Darryl Kaplan, the Premier of Ontario and Minister of Agriculture & Food Kathleen Wynne discussed the state of the province’s horse racing industry and imminent re-integration with the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. Stating that she “wants the industry to thrive”, Wynne answered questions pertaining to modernizing […] Read more »

Buchanan Wants Thoroughbred,Quarter Horse, and Standardbred Stakeholders To Work Together

                                The new chair of the Ontario Racing Commission says fractious horse racing partners need to band together to decide key issues regarding the industry’s future or have those decisions made for them by government. Elmer Buchanan told The Canadian Sportsman magazine the new funding model gives government the ultimate say in how money will […] Read more »

Dali Will Be Standing Stud In Ontario For 2014

The ownership group of world record setter Dali p,2,1:50.2; 3,1:48.2f ($1,436,363)  is proud to announce that he will be returning to Ontario to stand stud in 2014. Dali‘s oldest foals were two-year-olds in 2013, from a test crop of mares he serviced while still racing. This is the first time the gorgeous speedster will be […] Read more »

Horse Racing Innovation Summit, On Monday, December 16, 2013

  Limited space is available to participate in the Horse Racing Innovation Summit, set for Monday, December 16, 2013 at Flamboro Downs and co-sponsored by the Ontario Racing Commission and the Ontario Ministries of Agriculture and Food and Rural Affairs. Effective April 1, 2014 the Ontario horse racing industry will rely on three main sources […] Read more »