Ontario-Sired, Osprey Vision, Upsets In Batavia’s Open Trot

The old wagering adage suggesting you bet the longest shot in the shortest field was right on point in the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (Sept. 29) as Osprey Vision scored big after being overlooked at 10-1 in the five-horse field. With the late scratch of Lutetium, Noble Legend (Jim […] Read more »

OSS Pick 8 Contests Announced

With the 2017 Ontario Sires Stakes season winding down, the ‘I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club,’ in partnership with the Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS), will feature two Pick 8 Online Handicapping Contests with over $3,000 in total prize money up for grabs. First up is a Pick 8 contest for the OSS Grassroots Championships […] Read more »

 T Barrr Wins $125,000 OSS Gold In Mohawk

A single division of two-year-old trotting colts and geldings sparred for all the marbles – $125,000 in total – in Tuesday’s O.S.S. Gold Series action Tuesday evening at Mohawk Racetrack. When the dust settled it was T Barrr who emerged victorious in a maiden-breaking upset to the tune of 23-1 for the tandem of driver Mike Saftic […] Read more »

Feedback Window Will End On Monday, October 2, For Proposed Changes To Federal Tax

Proposed changes to the federal tax system were announced this summer, and the changes could directly affect Canadian farmers and family farm corporations in a huge way if the new rules ultimately get put into place. As an article by the National Post last month explains, the federal government announced the proposed tax reforms on July 18 and allowed […] Read more »

The Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada Would Like Your Input

In 2013, Equestrian Canada and the National Farm Animal Care Council released the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines. This important document is a comprehensive guideline for equine owners and managers to address the basic needs of food and water, shelter, freedom of movement, companionship, veterinary and farrier care, husbandry practice […] Read more »