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Ontario Votes 2014

June 12, 2014:

Thursday, June 12, 2014 marks the date of Ontario's General Election, with the province's horse racing industry classified by mainstream media as a campaign issue....read on

Hudak Pledges Slots To Fort Erie

June 9, 2014:

Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak made a brief appearance in his hometown on Sunday afternoon, saying he would re-open the slots at the Fort Erie Race Track if he becomes premier after Thursday's election....read on

Party Platforms For Racing: Liberals

June 9, 2014:

Two weeks ago, Standardbred Canada sent a list of questions to Ontario's three main party leaders. Those questions were designed to give each party the chance to directly address the province's horse racing industry after two-plus years of uncertainty....read on

Hanover Opens With New Amenities

June 8, 2014:

The weather was perfect and the crowd was large for Hanover Raceway's first night of live harness racing in 2014 on Saturday....read on

GTA Gaming Bundle Deadline Extended

June 5, 2014:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has posted an addendum on the procurement website, MERXTM, which extends the submission deadline for the GTA Gaming Bundle Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ)....read on

Party Platforms For Racing: NDP

June 5, 2014:

Two weeks ago, Standardbred Canada sent a list of questions to Ontario's three main party leaders. Those questions were designed to give each party the chance to directly address the province's horse racing industry after two-plus years of uncertainty....read on

Candidates Respond To OHRIA Survey

June 4, 2014:

OHRIA is posting the responses to support that have been received on the value4money.ca website and will continue to post the responses at they are received. ...read on

Party Platforms For Racing: PCs

June 4, 2014:

Two weeks ago, Standardbred Canada sent a list of questions to Ontario's three main party leaders. Those questions were designed to give each party the chance to directly address the province's horse racing industry after two-plus years of uncertainty....read on

OHHA Challenges Ont. Party Leaders

June 3, 2014:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has sent letters to all party leaders asking them a series of questions regarding their plans for the horse racing industry in Ontario....read on

OHRIA Seeks Champions For Racing

May 31, 2014:

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association wants candidates who are running for the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to sign a pledge indicating they will be a ‘Champion of Horse Racing and Breeding’ if elected on June 12, 2014....read on

Ontario Breeders' Lawsuit Update

May 30, 2014:

Late Friday afternoon, Trot Insider received the Statements of Defence from both Ontario and the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. in regards to the lawsuit initiated against them by a group of Standardbred breeders....read on

Racing Industry A Campaign Issue

May 28, 2014:

On the heels of Sudbury Downs announcing no live racing for 2014, all three of Ontario's provincial party leaders have offered comments on the state of the province's racing industry that indicate horse racing is a campaign issue heading into the June 12 election....read on

PC Incumbents At Local Racetracks

May 27, 2014:

A pair of incumbent Progressive Conservative MPPs recently visited racetracks in their ridings and offered comments on the horse racing industry....read on

Hiawatha To Race, Sudbury Will Not

May 26, 2014:

Within minutes on Monday afternoon, announcements were made that signified good news for horsemen awaiting race dates in the Sarnia area and a bombshell of disappointment for Northern Ontario's harness racing season....read on

ORC Approves 2014 Fort Erie Dates

May 23, 2014:

Late on Friday afternoon (May 23), the Ontario Racing Commission issued a pair of releases in regard to 2014 race dates for the Fort Erie Race Track for Thoroughbreds and Ajax Downs for Quarter Horses....read on


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