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Industry News

Your source for important news and announcements.

Purse Funds Of Cancelled Races To Continue To Support Horsepeople

Ontario Racing is pleased to notify industry participants that – by application – horsepeople will have the opportunity to access  certain purse funds that remain available under the Funding...

Industry Notice: Changes to the Registration of Racing Colours and Temporary Waiver of Fees for the Registration of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Racing Colours

The AGCO frequently reviews its horse racing policies and processes as part of its ongoing industry modernization efforts with a goal of supporting the sector in leading the development of its own...

Equine Guelph Research Annual

Equine Guelph's annual digital research newsletter includes: Respiratory Research for Racehorses and 2019 Research Stories.

AGCO Information Bulletin No. 75 - Approval of 2020 Race Dates

In accordance with the recommendations of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and Ontario Racing, the Registrar issues the 2020 Race Date Schedule as follows:

Race Line Newsletter

Race Line is published four times a year, to inform and educate horse racing licensees and other parties interested in Ontario’s horse racing industry. 

Standardbred OSS

2020 Ontario Stallion registration forms now available

Applications for stallions to be registered as Ontario Sires are due January 15, 2020.

Horse Racing Consultation: Interference Rules Adjudication

The AGCO has launched a consultation on horse racing interference adjudication and is seeking your input.

Horse Racing Consultation: Interference Rules Adjudication

The AGCO is assessing the two existing in-race interference adjudication approaches that are currently used in racing jurisdictions around the world.

AGCO Racing Information Bulletin: Thoroughbred Rules of Racing (2019)

The AGCO is making an amendment to the Thoroughbred Rules of Racing as well as rescinding Policy Directive No. 4-2009: Penalty Guidelines for Inappropriate Urging of a Horse in Thoroughbred Racing

AGCO Racing Information Bulletin: No. 73

In January 2010, the Director of the ORC ordered a freeze on all funds, purse accounts and money related to a number of licensees who were determined not to be acting in accordance with the law, or...