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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...

Have Your Say: OLG Horsepeople Survey

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, in partnership with horse racing industry groups and associations, is leading a comprehensive study to quantify the economic impact of the Ontario horse...

Participants Wanted: University of Guelph Study

Repeated Use Of Allogeneic Umbilical Cord Blood Mesenchymal Cells For Treatment Of Equine Superficial Digital Flexor Tendonitis.

Industry Notice: Revision to Urging Provisions

On May 31, 2019, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) issued Standardbred Directive No. 3 – 2019 – Revision to Urging Provisions which amended the rules related to urging in...

Ontario Racing Management: Sources of Purses Funding by Racetrack

Sources of Purses Funding by Racetrack For Months of April 1 - May 24, 2019 for Fiscal Year 2020

Economic Impact Assessment of the Ontario Horse Racing Sector

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, in partnership with horse racing industry groups and associations, is leading a comprehensive study to quantify the economic impact of the Ontario horse...