ORC And SBOA Working On Plan For Horse Improvement Program

On Friday (November 21), Ontario Racing Commission Executive Director Steven Lehman offered Trot Insider an update on the previously-announced five-year enhanced Horse Improvement Program (HIP) for Ontario Standardbreds. In late October, Lehman penned a letter to Jeff Leal, Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, stating that discussions were ongoing with the Standardbred Breeders […] Read more »

Lots Of Ontario And Canadian Connections In Breeders Crown

  The Canadian contingent is strong once again as the 2014 Breeders Crown championships begin tonight at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey. All 12 championship races will feature Canadian connections. Toronto-based owner John Fielding will send out ten starters in this year’s Breeders Crown. The long-time owner is poised for a big […] Read more »

System Fencing Offering Horse Owner And Farrier Clinic

Officials with System Fencing have announced that a horse owners and farriers clinic will be taking place this Saturday (November 22) at 14321 5th Line Nassagaweya in Rockwood, Ont. Representatives from Razerhorse and Vettec will be there on Saturday along with other professional farriers, Peter Aryanto, Jason Thomson and Cathy Lesperance. The clinic will begin […] Read more »

Badlands Hanover Remaining In Ontario For 2015

The Badlands Hanover Syndicate, in conjunction with Winbak Farm of Canada, has announced that proven sire Badlands Hanover will remain in Ontario for the 2015 breeding season at a reduced stud fee. “Ontario is still one of the best racing programs in North America”, stated John Celii, Badlands Hanover Syndicate Manager. “Badlands has performed very […] Read more »