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 »

Ontario Court Orders Broad Production Of Government Documents Regarding Cancellation Of SARP

On February 9, 2015, Ontario  Superior Court Justice Michael Emery released his decision in a motion brought by standardbred breeders seeking broad production of internal documents from Ontario and OLG about the cancellation of the Slots at Racetracks Program (SARP). The  motion was brought by the breeders in their lawsuit for damages        caused by the […] Read more »

Ontario Horse Racing, Update On The Ontario Alliance Tracks

The Ontario Horse Racing division of the Ontario Racing Commission has provided the Premier of Ontario and the province’s Minister of Agriculture & Food, Kathleen Wynne with this update on the progress in implementing the five-year Horse Racing Partnership Plan. While the announcement does not include a racing calendar, it does officially announce the Ontario […] Read more »

Premier Issues Letter To Ontario’s Horse Racing Industry

In her capacity as Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture and Food, Kathleen Wynne issued a letter addressed to Ontario’s horse racing industry late Monday afternoon. Wynne’s letter is printed below in its entirety. The new Ontario government believes in a strong, sustainable future for the horse racing industry in this province. We have a plan, guided […] Read more »

Premier Kathleen Wynne Attends 50th Anniversary Of Racing At Mohawk Raceway

  Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne was on hand at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday night for the 30th edition of the North America Cup, and made two special presentations. “I want to congratulate Mohawk on 50 years of good, strong industry in the province and I want to say that the reason I’m here is […] Read more »