Ontario-Bred, Capela, Wins The $60,200 Final Of The Petticoat Pacing Series

Odds-on favourite Capela maintained her form spree Monday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $60,200 final of the Petticoat Pacing Series. The series was open to three- and four-year-olds who were non-winners of four races and/or $40,000 through last Dec. 1. Capela, the lone lass to sweep her three series preliminary rounds, made short work of post […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Windsun Glory, Takes A Leg Of Blossom Series

Blueberry Will extended her winning streak to five-in-a-row Monday evening at Woodbine Racetrack, and in doing so she gave trainer Murray Brethour a sweep of the Blossom Series divisions. Blueberry Will, in rein to Sylvain Filion, was looped by Noone To Depend On at the quarter pole before moving around that foe when they entered […] Read more »

Ontario-Bred, Flaherty, Takes Leg Of Youthful Series

North America Cup eligibles Flaherty and Easy Lover Hanover kicked off the Youthful Series on Saturday night (March 26) at Woodbine Racetrack while Nirvana Seelster paced the nation’s first sub-1:50 winning mile of the year in the $34,000 Preferred Handicap. The Youthful Series is for three-year-old pacers that are non-winners of three races or $15,000 […] Read more »

AGCO Changes To Adjudication Of Horse Racing Appeals

On December 10, 2015, the Ontario Legislature passed legislation which will transfer the regulatory responsibilities of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and change the adjudication process for the appeal of horse racing decisions in Ontario. In particular, the legislation will create a new adjudicative body called […] Read more »

Results Of Deloitte’s Survey Of Ontario Race Horse Owners

In the fall of 2015 the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) engaged Deloitte to survey Ontario race horse owners, breeders and trainers to collect data on horse racing.  Deloitte worked closely with OMAFRA and Key industry stakeholders to develop the survey. The survey focused on collecting data on expenditures, employment and […] Read more »

Ontario-Bred, Emerald Rihanna, Takes London’s Feature

Emerald Rihanna did all the work on the front end and defeated her filly and mare foes in the featured $10,000 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace on Wednesday night (March 23) at The Raceway at the Western Fair District. With the inside post advantage, Emerald Rihanna and driver Nick Steward established the lead during a 29.2 […] Read more »