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2017 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame class announced

The 2017 class of Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame inductees will be officially enshrined on Aug. 9 at the Mississauga Convention Centre.

Ontario Racing is Pleased to Announce that Heather MacKay Roberts from Kawartha Downs will join the Board of Directors to Represent Regional Racetracks

Heather’s appointment to the Board of Directors further enhances OR’s representation of the horse racing sector and expands the skill set and knowledge base of the Board of Directors in several...

Two New Ontario Racing Director Positions Open to Interested Individuals

Serving on the OR Board of Directors represents an exciting opportunity for qualified and interested individuals to contribute directly to the development of a sustainable future for Ontario's...

Wise Dan Tribute

His bloodlines can be traced back to the legendary Northern Dancer and his pedigree also includes 1973 Triple Crown winner and two-time Horse of the Year Secretariat, who is the grandsire of Wise...

Jim Bullock: The thrill of Standardbred ownership

Jim Bullock couldn’t sound more pleased to be carefully building a top-notch Standardbred broodmare band in Ontario and to be completely renovating a thoroughbred farm he purchased last June near...

Marvin Katz and Al Libfeld: A Banner Year

When Bar Hopping left Hambletonian winner Marion Marauder in his wake in the stretch of the $687,000 Canadian Trotting Classic (CTC) last September, the colt set off an explosive celebration in the...

Quarter Horse

Steve Hunter: Hunting for more wins

Steve Hunter is heading into his 40th year as a Quarter Horse owner and breeder in Ontario, having fallen in love with the sport barely out of his teens.

Erik Johnson scores as hockey player and racehorse owner

“I love everything about the sport.”