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Consultations Continue Today

November 8, 2016:

Ontario Racing (OR) will host its third scheduled in-person consultation on Wednesday, Nov. 9 regarding a proposed long-term funding framework for horse racing in the province....read on

Online Consultation Portal Launched

November 1, 2016:

Industry consultations regarding a proposed long-term funding framework for horse racing have begun, with Ontario Racing making stops in Toronto and at Flamboro Downs this week....read on

Second Ontario Racing Consultation

November 1, 2016:

The second of Ontario Racing's information sessions took place on Tuesday afternoon at Flamboro Downs to discuss and shape a framework for a long-term funding model with the province....read on

First Ontario Racing Consultation

October 31, 2016:

The first Ontario Racing in-person consultation session was held on Monday afternoon (October 31) at the Holiday Inn International in Etobicoke, Ont....read on

Consultations Kick Off Monday

October 30, 2016:

Ontario Racing (OR) will host its first scheduled in-person consultations on Monday, Oct. 31 and Tuesday, Nov. 1 regarding a proposed long-term funding framework for horse racing in the province....read on

Ontario Racing Webinar Info Posted

October 19, 2016:

The information presented by Ontario Racing in its webinar regarding the proposed long-term funding framework for horse racing in the province is now available....read on

Racing Discussed In Legislature

October 18, 2016:

On Tuesday, October 18, Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa reiterated the Ontario Liberal Government’s support for the provincial horse racing industry during question period in the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park in Toronto....read on

Long Term Funding Webcast Details

October 14, 2016:

Ontario Racing (OR) has scheduled consultations regarding a proposed long-term funding framework for horse racing in the province. The first session, an informational webinar, is set for Wednesday, October 19, with subsequent in-person sessions to follow....read on

Long-Term Funding For Ontario?

October 13, 2016:

Multiple outlets have reported that a new funding model has been proposed by Ontario Racing for the provincial horse racing industry. According to the proposal, the duration of the plan could last as long as 17 years and funding could reach a total of $1.6 billion....read on

Brown On Slots At Racetracks Program

July 26, 2016:

Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Leader Patrick Brown has made comments in regard to the former Slots at Racetracks Program. A provincial election is less than two years away, but Brown still took the opportunity to engage the subject this week....read on

Settlement, RFPQ In Ottawa Area

June 9, 2016:

On May 27, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. and the union representing the gaming floor employees at OLG Slots at Rideau Carleton Raceway agreed to end the labour disruption which began on December 16, 2015. Additionally, the OLG has announced that it has re-issued a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) for the Ottawa Area Gaming Bundle....read on

Leal, McCagherty On Kawartha's Future

May 30, 2016:

“Skip's goal from the outset has been to race as long as we can. There is no reason as long as we continue to enjoy the support of the public, the horsemen and, particularly, the Ontario government, horse racing can't continue at Kawartha Downs.”...read on

Racing-Themed Product Released

May 3, 2016:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has announced another step in its integration of horse racing into the provincial gaming modernization. The OLG has announced that ‘The Canadian Triple Crown Instant game’ is now available at lottery retailers across Ontario....read on

Positive News For Dresden Raceway

March 21, 2016:

According to an article, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has informed officials with Dresden Raceway that the 140-year-old track has been given the go-ahead to host racing for at least the next five years....read on

Blowe Joining OLG

March 3, 2016:

The Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium has announced that Elissa Blowe is leaving FELRC to assume an important, new role as ‘Manager of Product Development and Marketing – Horse Racing’ for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation....read on


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