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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...

The Jockey Club of Canada Announces New General Manager

The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce that Camille Casse will take over as General Manager of The Jockey Club of Canada, effective immediately.

Equine Guelph Press Announcement: Combustible Clean-up

Equine Guelph: With cooler, darker days ahead - and more pressure on heating and lighting systems - the risk of barn fires increase. So, now is the time for your annual combustible clean-up!

2018 Mare Purchase Program Announced

The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) & Ontario Racing are pleased to announce the continuation and enhancement of the Mare Purchase Program.

250th Anniversary of Horse Racing to be featured at Royal Horse Show

The 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing will be featured at Toronto’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, with a commemorative mile in the horse show ring during the Friday, November 10th evening horse...