Ontario Standardbred Breeders Headed To Court On October 20, 2014

            Lawyers representing standardbred horse breeders in their lawsuit against the province of Ontario say counsel for the province is trying to drag out the case and inflict punitive punishment on the breeders.                             Tuesday afternoon, the two sides were in Ontario Superior Court of Justice, in Guelph, where Judge Michael Emery dismissed the province’s request […] Read more »

Ontario-Based Owners, Libfeld And Katz, Launch Website

Toronto-based partners Al Libfeld and Marvin Katz have launched a new website to not only promote their sale yearlings, but to show how they evolved from the owners of trotting champions to one of the most respected breeding enterprises in the sport. Their new website, www.libfeldkatz.com, has what one might expect with the partnerships’ inventory […] Read more »

John Snobelen Issues A Statement In Response To MPP Randy Pattapiece’s Request

Ontario Horse Racing’s John Snobelen has issued a statement in response to MPP Randy Pettapiece’s request for clarification on breeder support from Premier Kathleen Wynne. Pettapiece issued his open letter late Tuesday seeking clarification regarding funding support programs for Standardbred breeders.‎ On behalf of the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association, Pettapiece questioned whether there is […] Read more »

Group Of Standardbred Breeders Issue Statements Of Claim

On Wednesday, April 16, a group of Standardbred breeders from across the province issued a Statement Of Claim against the Province of Ontario and a Statement Of Claim against the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation for damages arising from the manner in which the Slots at Racetracks Program was cancelled. In its Statement Of Claim, […] Read more »

Ontario 2013 Mare Residency Forms Now Available

Application forms are now available for the Ontario Resident Mare program for the 2013 foal year. To qualify as an Ontario Resident Mare, the mare must be enrolled in the Program for each foaling year and meet the program’s eligibility requirements, including being resident in the Province of Ontario at the time of enrolment and […] Read more »