Pettapiece Asks Wynne Why The Standardbred Breeders Were The Only Group Excluded From Government Support Programs

  In an open letter issued Tuesday to Premier Kathleen Wynne, MPP Randy Pettapiece urged the province’s Premier to explain why it appears that Standardbred breeders are the only group excluded by the announced government support programs. (Standardbred Canada) Queen’s Park Toronto, Ontario April 29, 2014 The Hon. Kathleen Wynne, MPP Premier Room 281, Main […] Read more »

Auditor General Report Confirms Harm Caused To Standardbred Breeders By Abrupt And Unfair Cancellation Of Slots-At-Racetrack Program Revenue Sharing Partnership

Ontario, April 29, 2014 – A group of  standardbred breeders from across the province who have sued Ontario and OLG welcomed the special report of the Auditor General released yesterday afternoon. “The Auditor General’s report confirms everything we have said in our claims against Ontario and OLG,” said Walter Parkinson of Seelster Farms, a standardbred breeding operation based […] Read more »

Ontario Sired, Cartoonist, Wins Pompano Open

Ontario-sired Cartoonist, given a “picture perfect” drive by Kevin Wallis, easily took top honours in Pompano Park’s $10,000 Open Pace on Saturday night. The four-year-old gelded son of Modern Art stopped the timer in 1:53 after posting front end fractions of :27.4, :57.3 and 1:25.4 along the way — his winning margin just short of […] Read more »

Maven Invited To 2014 Elitlopp

The first horse officially invited to compete in the 2014 Elitlopp is the best older trotting mare North America has to offer, and joining her is one of the best drivers on the continent. Maven’s trainer Jonas Czernyson confirmed the news on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon. Last season, Maven swept older trotting mare honours, winning […] Read more »