Ontario Stallion Registration Deadline Nears

  Stallion owners and lessees are reminded that Monday, January 15, 2018 is the deadline to register a stallion with the Standardbred Improvement Program (Ontario Sires Stakes Program) for the 2018 breeding season without incurring a late fee. Stallions not registered by the deadline can still be registered for 2018 for an increased fee. However, […] Read more »

London Selected Yearling Sale Day

The first session of the London Selected Yearling Sale  of the sale begins on Saturday (October 14) at 12:00 p.m. at the Metroland Media Agriplex. Standardbred Canada and Forest City Standardbred Sales Inc. have collaborated to present the London Selected Yearling Sale, which will take place at the Western Fair District Metroland Media Agriplex in London, […] 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 »

2018 Standardbred Improvement Program Approved

The 2018 Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP), based on the recommendations of the industry representative Standardbred Advisory Group, has been approved by the Ontario Racing Board of Directors. The SIP program is one of the most successful of its kind in North America and our Ontario Sired and Ontario Bred Standardbreds compete and win against the […] Read more »

Updates From Ontario Racing

  Ontario Racing has sent out its newsletter for May, which discusses a compliance update regarding the Ontario Resident Mare Program; the announcement of a review of the Horse Improvement Program; an update on the Director-at-Large application process; and that OR has participated in AGCO Officiating and Equine Drug Program Working Groups. ONTARIO RESIDENT MARE […] Read more »

Ontario Racing Director Positions Open

Ontario Racing (OR) is pleased to extend an invitation to interested individuals in the horse racing sector to submit expressions of Interest in joining OR’s Board of Directors. There are currently two new director positions (Director-at-Large) open to individuals. Ontario Racing is a not-for-profit corporation with the objective of promoting horse racing in Ontario. The […] Read more »