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Industry Notice - Licensing Reminder

Industry participants are reminded that new and renewal licensing applications are not necessarily approved immediately upon application, even when submitted in person at a race office.

(AGCO): Addition of clodronate and tiludronate to the Schedule of Prohibited Drugs in the Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations

Please be advised that the regulatory amendment to add the drugs clodronate andtiludronate to the Schedule to the Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations has been finalized.


Senior Industry Leaders Selected For Key ORM Leadership Positions

Katherine Curry becomes the organization’s first Executive Director, while John Siscos assumes the newly established role of Director, Marketing, Communications and Stakeholder Relations.

Historic Ontario Horse Racing Industry Funding Agreement Signed

Toronto, May 8 - The Ontario Racing (OR) Board of Directors today announced the signing of an historic 19-year funding agreement with the Ontario Government.

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Long-Term Funding and Membership Agreements Posted

Long-term funding and Ontario Racing membership agreements have been posted publicly.


Ontario government announces long-term funding agreement for the horse racing industry

The Ontario government has announced a long-term funding agreement for the horse racing industry that will provide up to $105 million a year, for 19 years, beginning in 2019. This agreement is...

OSS Stallion Notice

Stallion owners and lessees are reminded that January 15th is the deadline to register a stallion with the Standardbred Improvement Program (OSS Program) for the 2018 breeding season without...

Ontario Racing ‘Farm Fire Prevention’ infographic

Take a look at Ontario Racing’s ‘Farm Fire Prevention’ infographic for easy and important steps you can take around the farm to keep your property and livestock safe from fires.

Fiscal Year 2017-18 Q2 Horse Racing Industry Results Now Published

View the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Performance Results for the second quarter of 2017-18.

OAHN Equine Q3 report

Are you used to buying antibiotics  like penicillin at the local feed or tack store? See what changes are in store for 2018 following the federal changes being made to address antimicrobial...