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 »

Pettapiece Asks Wynne Why The Standardbred Breeders Were The Only Group Excluded From Government Support Programs

  In an open letter issued Tuesday to Premier Kathleen Wynne, MPP Randy Pettapiece urged the province’s Premier to explain why it appears that Standardbred breeders are the only group excluded by the announced government support programs. (Standardbred Canada) Queen’s Park Toronto, Ontario April 29, 2014 The Hon. Kathleen Wynne, MPP Premier Room 281, Main […] Read more »

MPP Randy Pettapiece, PC Caucus Horse Racing Critic, Comments On Lawsuit

Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece and PC Caucus Critic for Rural Affairs and Horse Racing today issued the following statement concerning the Standardbred breeders’ lawsuit filed against Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. ——————————————————————————– It is regrettable that standardbred breeders had to resort to legal action. This didn’t have to happen. The severe challenges now facing horse […] Read more »

Ontario Liberal Government Axed Slots At Racetracks Program Before Impact Study Received, Say MPPs Arnott and Pettapiece

(Perth-Wellington) – A newly released document reveals that Premier Dalton McGuinty’s government had already made up its mind to kill the horse-racing industry, even before it received an economic analysis. That document, released today by MPPs Ted Arnott (Wellington-Halton Hills) and Randy Pettapiece (Perth-Wellington), offered confidential advice to cabinet on the economic impact of ending […] Read more »