Lawsuit Getting Closer To The Truth

  (Story courtesy of Harness Racing Update, and written by Dave Briggs) The former premier of Ontario and other key government officials will no longer have to take the stand in open court to explain why the lucrative Slots at Racetracks Program (SARP) was cancelled, but the lawyer representing a group of Standardbred breeders in […] Read more »

Courts: Duncan, McGuinty To Testify

On Tuesday (October 3), a divisional court rejected a key appeal from the Ontario Government and Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. in regard to an ongoing legal battle with a group of Standardbred breeders in the province. According to an article by the Toronto Star, the anticipated ruling affirms that a total of 11 individuals – including former […] Read more »

Horse breeders’ Witness List Includes Kathleen Wynne, Dalton McGuinty

Judge to rule on quashing summonses in Ontario racehorse breeders’ battle over cancelled slots revenue-sharing. A standardbred horse races at Mohawk Racetrack in Campbellville, Ont. A group of Ontario breeders is in a court battle with the province over the abrupt cancellation of the Slots at Racetracks Program in 2012.   (MICHAEL BURNS FILE PHOTO)   By […] Read more »

The Ontario Standardbred Breeder’s Reply To The OLG And Province Of Ontario’s Statements Of Defense

The Province Of Ontario and the OLG have released their Statement Of Defense in regards to the Ontario Standardbred Breeder’s Lawsuit. The Ontario Standardbred Breeder’s then made their replies to these statements.  The full documents  in PDF format can be seen by clicking on the red titles below   Statement Of Defense- Province Of Ontario   […] Read more »

Murray McConnell Interviewed By About Breeder’s Lawsuit

Murray McConnell says neither he nor his fellow standardbred breeders wanted to end up in court, but they have no choice but to sue the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. over the way the racetrack-slots revenue sharing program was cancelled. “People cannot make a living at it,” said McConnell, who owns Casimir Farm in Hagar, […] Read more »

Harry Rutherford and Diane Ingham Explain What The Cancellation Of SARP Has Done To Their Business In ‘The Brantford Expositor’

The Brantford Expositor, a division of Sun Media, has an article written by Michael-Allan Marion, about the Standardbred Breeder’s lawsuit. He interviews Harry Rutherford and Diane Ingham, from Mount Pleasant-area. They explain how the cancellation of the SARP has effected their breeding business. To see the entire article Click here. Read more »