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Read Ontario Racing's Final Long-Term Funding Consultation Report

This final report reflects the totality of Ontario Racing’s approach to seeking industry feedback and a comprehensive summary of what was heard.

Quarter Horse

Worth the Weight; Jockey Ed Walton Talks New Rule

Maximum Quarter Horse jockey weight increased

Ryan Kerbel: An ownership life soaring to new heights

“In horse racing, you always have a shot. That’s the beauty of this game. Even-money favourite or longshot, you have a chance. I never forget that.”

2017 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Ballot Announced

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2017 Induction Ceremony will be hosted at the Mississauga Convention Centre on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.


John Campbell to retire from driving, take helm of Hambletonian Society

The Ontario-born legend — and harness racing’s all-time money-leading driver with more than $300 million in purse earnings — will replace Tom Charters as the president and CEO of the Hambletonian...

Ashley Mailloux: A lifelong horse racing thrill ride

“The atmosphere of the racetrack is by far what I enjoy the most about horse racing."

Know More About Biosecurity - Equine Guelph

Regardless of riding discipline; everyone wants their equine partner to be healthy and performing at its best.

Reminder: OSS 2- and 3-Year-Old Sustaining Payments must be Postmarked by March 15

The payment is $500 ($400 U.S. Funds) for 2-year-olds and $700 ($565 U.S. Funds) for 3-year-olds.

The Horse That Changed My Life - Ralph Pearson

One of the founding fathers of Quarter Horse racing in Ontario remembers a fast, grey mare

Tish Gonzalez: The perfect marriage of family and thoroughbreds

"I was at the track every weekend, during school vacations, early morning, evenings – every opportunity I had.”