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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...

Ontario Stallion Spotlight: D's Wando

A look at the multiple stakes placed bay at ages 2 and 3.

Standardbred OSS

OSS yearling nomination deadline extended

Yearling nominations to the 2021 OSS program will now be due June 15, 2020.

Ontario Racing announces COVID-19 aid package for horsepeople

Ontario Racing today announced financial support in line with existing race cancellation practices aimed at the province’s Standardbred horsepeople in light of the COVID-19 virus pandemic...

Ontario Stallion Spotlight: Naughty New Yorker

A look at the millionaire and graded stakes winner of 12 races in 67 starts.

Woodbine CEO desperately worried about the future of the industry

You can hear the strain in Jim Lawson’s voice as the Woodbine Entertainment CEO struggles to come to grips with what is happening to his industry as the COVID-19 pandemic creates havoc across the...

Confederation Cup & Battle of Waterloo/Belles included in Woodbine stakes payment suspension

Woodbine Entertainment announced Wednesday (March 25) the suspension of all Standardbred stakes payments due on April 15, 2020.

Ontario Stallion Spotlight: Naughty New Yorker

A look at the millionaire and graded stakes winner of 12 races in 67 starts.

Ontario Racing Task Force Call For Information

Ontario Racing’s newly formed task force, created in response to the many challenges horse racing and its horsepeople are currently facing, is requesting information to help assist in its decision...

QROOI/Ajax Downs Press Release

The QROOI and Ontario Racing are working to develop an Aid package to help provide our industry with some level of support.