Researchers Asking For Your Input On Improving The Racing Experience

The Alliance of Standardbred Racetracks of Southwestern Ontario (ASR-SWO) is now in the second phase of its research study on Ontario’s harness racing industry and is seeking input for the second phase. During phase One of this research project one-on-one interviews were conducted with stakeholders from Ontario & North America’s Standardbred racing industry, influential leaders […] Read more »

Canadian Yearling Sale Date Set For September 14, 2014

  Standardbred Canada has announced the details surrounding the 2014 edition of the Canadian Yearling Sale. The 2014 edition of The Canadian Yearling Sale will be held Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the SC Sales Pavilion located at Flamboro Downs, Dundas, Ontario. The 2014 entry fee for the Yearling Sale remains unchanged – the fee […] Read more »

Agricultural Forum Offered At Halton Region Museum

On Thursday, January 30, 2014, Halton Region will host the second Agricultural Forum at the Halton Region Museum in Milton. This year’s event will focus on several key funding opportunities that are available to farmers, food processors, other agri-product processors and related associations and organizations. “Halton Region is committed to supporting and preserving our active […] Read more »

Don McNiven Passes

Don McNiven passed away on January 18, 2014 at the age of 81. Don played a huge role in the harness racing industry. He helped establish Killean Acres along with his Father and brothers, ,Bob and Jack, in 1953. Over the years, Killean stood three of Ontario’s most popular stallions — Frisco Byrd, Dallas Almahurst […] Read more »