Ontario Resident Mare Program Reminder

Mare owners are reminded that September 1 is the deadline for enrolling mares in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for 2017 foals. Mare enrollments are accepted up to September 1 with a $300 fee and definitive proof that the mare met the requirement to be resident in Ontario for 180 consecutive days surrounding foaling. Only […] Read more »

McGuinty, Duncan Must Testify

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled that former Premier Dalton McGuinty and former Minister of Finance Dwight Duncan, among others, will be forced to answer questions on the record in regard to the controversial decision to cancel the Slots at Racetracks Program. The decision was released late last week (Friday, August 4). It […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Yoga Pants, Takes $129,080 Lady Luck

  Yoga Pants ($3.40) kept her undefeated three-year-old season intact in the $129,080 Lady Luck final at Century Downs, wiring eight other three-year-old pacing fillies in a track record 1:54.1. The daughter of Sportswriter protected position at the pegs from the outset, forcing Cardinal Rule (Philip Giesbrecht) into the pocket en route to the first […] Read more »

‘The Thrill of Winning’ Commercial For Ontario Standardbred Racing Is Out

  A new commercial showcasing harness racing is now airing in Ontario and available for viewing online. The commercial, titled The Thrill of Winning, is a collaborative effort between the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and Ontario Racing (OR). Trot Insider previously spoke with the creators about the production of the ad, which was […] Read more »

Ontario Breeders Lawsuit Continues

  To update on the status of the legal proceedings between a group of Ontario breeders against the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery And Gaming Corp. (OLG); a factum was filed in court Wednesday April 26, 2017. In February 2015, the group of breeders won a decision seeking broad production of internal documents […] Read more »