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Longer Deal For Ontario Racing?

February 25, 2016:

The 2016 Ontario Budget released on Thursday (February 25) by Finance Minister Charles Sousa would give the province's horse racing industry two more years of government partnership and support....read on

2015 Ontario Budget Passes

June 3, 2015:

The 2015 Ontario Budget was passed in the Legislature on Wednesday, June 3 with the government's stance on the provincial horse racing industry briefly reiterated in the bill....read on

Racing In Ontario's 2015 Budget

April 23, 2015:

On Thursday, Ontario's Finance Minister Charles Souza released the 2015 Budget. While the province's horse racing industry wasn't referenced in terms of an increase or decrease to funding, the Budget did hint to other proposed changes....read on

Ontario Budget Passes

June 12, 2013:

On Tuesday, June 11 in the Ontario Legislature, members of Provincial Parliament voted 64-36 in favour of passing the Liberal Party's budget, thus averting a July provincial election....read on

Ontario NDP To Support Budget

May 21, 2013:

On Tuesday, May 21, Ontario New Democratic Party Leader Andrea Horwath announced that her party will support the Ontario Liberal Party's provincial budget, thus averting an election....read on

Ontario Budget Bill Passes

June 20, 2012:

Bill 55, the budget bill of the minority Ontario Liberal Government, passed Wednesday, June 20 by a vote of 52-35 in the provincial legislature on Queen's Park....read on

A Call To Action In Pennsylvania

March 2, 2012:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association held a crucial meeting on Thursday, March 1 related to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's proposed budget. The standing-room-only crowd was urged to contact their local legislators as well as the governor to express their concerns...read on

Canterbury To Resume Operations Thursday

July 21, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 20, Canterbury Park announced it will resume Card Casino, simulcast and live racing operations on Thursday, July 21 after a 20-day suspension of its operations due to a budget impasse which triggered a shutdown of state government beginning July 1...read on

Reps. Still Pushing For Minn. Racino

July 18, 2011:

Although a tentative state budget was agreed to in Minnesota this past Friday, Representatives may reject the deal if there are not stipulations for a racino at Canterbury Park for thoroughbreds, according to a report...read on

Progress In Minnesota

July 15, 2011:

According to a report, Minnesota thoroughbred raceway Canterbury Park has said that it is hoping to salvage its racing meet this coming Thursday, after a tentative state budget agreement was reached Friday...read on

Minn. Judge Denies Tracks' Request

July 15, 2011:

According to a report, on Thursday, July 14 a judge in Minnesota denied requests from Running Aces and Canterbury Park to reassess ruling which have caused the raceways to remain closed due to a...read on

"My Horse Needs A Job"

July 14, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 14, a large crowd of horsepeople, racetrack workers, family members and politicians congregated at Canterbury Park in an effort to get live racing at Minnesota raceways up and running once again...read on

Minn. Horsepeople Compensated

July 13, 2011:

Two full weeks of racing programs have now been cancelled due to the current Minnesota state government shutdown, including the layoff of the Minnesota Racing Commission employees required to conduct racing...read on

Running Aces Appeals To Race

July 7, 2011:

Although Running Aces Harness Park has now been completely shut down for one full week due to a State of Minnesota budget impasse between the Governor and the Legislature, the track has joined thoroughbred counterpart Canterbury Park in a ‘motion for reconsideration’...read on

Running Aces Forced To Cancel Again

July 5, 2011:

Live racing at Minnesota's Running Aces Harness Park scheduled for tonight (Tuesday, July 5) have been cancelled, which marks the third consecutive cancellation of a scheduled live program...read on


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