The SBOA Is Asking Deloitte To Clarify Its Mandate With Respect To New Study

On Thursday February 27, 2014, the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association (SBOA) issued the following letter to Deloitte Consulting, the consulting group currently engaged by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) to study the economic impacts of the Racing/Breeding industry in Ontario. ========================================================== As you know the SBOA represents the standardbred breeding industry […] Read more »

Register Now For The Ontario Resident Mare Program

Walter Parkinson, President of the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association (SBOA)  explains the Program’s value. “Participating in the Ontario Resident Mare Program provides a substantial and direct benefit to the person who enrolled the mare. If your Ontario Bred horse earns even a fifth-place in a Grassroots division, it more than covers the $50 enrolment […] Read more »

Print Or Download Your Favourite Pictures From The SBOA Awards And Banquet

Kelly Spencer, from Iron Horse Photo Inc. has put together the pictures from our 2013 SBOA Awards banquet held on February 15, 2014. If you would like to download or print one of the pictures you just need to open this post and  click here. The SBOA would like to thank Kelly Spencer for her lovely […] Read more »

Bay Of Sharks, New Stallion For Ontario

It has been announced that eight-year-old Bay Of Sharks p,2,1:53.1s; 3,1:51.3s; 1:49.3s ($550,807) has been retired and will stand at stud in Ontario for the 2014 breeding season. From 116 career races, Bay Of Sharks (Cams Card Shark-Whitley Bay) recorded 29 wins, 13 second-place finishes and 10 thirds, good for $550,807 in overall purse earnings. […] Read more »

News On Ontario Racing From John Snobelen and OHRIA

“This is a unique in-the-world agreement between eight tracks to share resources, coordinate schedules, to provide a consistent level of racing and purses year-round to the benefit of both the horsepersons of Ontario and also for the horseplayers, so that we’ll be able to put a signal out around the world that’s consistent good quality […] Read more »