SBOA In Discussions With ORC To Design Five-Year, $12 Million Enhancements For Ontario Standardbreds

A letter issued by the Ontario Racing Commission on Tuesday states that the province’s Standardbred racing industry is about to get a substantial infusion to its program The letter — penned by the ORC’s Executive Director Steve Lehman and addressed to Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal — states that discussions are […] Read more »

Five-Year Plan Gets $100 Million Infusion

  Sources indicate that an announcement slated for Monday will increase government funding to Ontario’s horse racing industry with an additional $100-million infusion. According to London’s CTV News reporter Cristina Howorun, race dates will also be announced and the total funding in the five-year plan for racing will be boosted from $400 to $500 million. […] Read more »

Ontario Horse Racing Releases Details On Five Year Plan

  Ontario Horse Racing (OHR) today released more details related to the $80 million annual funding under the Horse Racing Partnership Funding Program (HRPFP). The details of the five-year government funding program were confirmed on February 13, 2014 following the government’s approval of the HRPFP Order in Council. This announcement offers assurance to the racing […] Read more »