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Major’s Road Map For Racing

October 15, 2015:

There will be big changes, but not many surprises when responsibility for regulating horse racing in the province transfers to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) over the next four or five months....read on

Tetrick, Sears Fined For Red Mile Kicking

October 9, 2013:

Drivers Tim Tetrick and Brian Sears, who drove Captaintreacherous and Vegas Vacation to a one-two finish, respectively, in a Tattersalls division last Saturday, October 5, at the Red Mile, have each been fined $500 for kicking their horses in the stretch....read on

ORC Rules On Lock Appeal

April 2, 2013:

The Ontario Racing Commission has released its ruling in regard to an appeal by horseman Eric Lock....read on

BHA Announces Revised Whipping Rule

October 21, 2011:

After a great deal of pressure, the British Horseracing Authority announced on Friday, October 21 that it has eased its controversial new rule which limits when and how many times a jockey can strike his/her mount during the course of a race...read on

BHA To Examine Whipping Rule Again

October 17, 2011:

Much has happened since jockeys that perform under the jurisdiction of the British Horseracing Authority decided last week that they would not ride today (Monday, October 17) due to a new whipping rule which limits the amount of times they can strike their mount during a race...read on

Piroski, Wallis Cleared Of Charges

August 31, 2011:

On Monday, August 29, an Ontario Racing Commission appeals panel ruled that the hefty fines and suspensions which were issued to drivers Kevin Wallis and Gene Piroski due to alleged race fixing were to be lifted. The pair of reinsmen have now been cleared of all charges...read on

Sounding Off On Race-Day Medications, 'Super Trainers'

May 9, 2011:

It is very rare to read about a driver or jockey broaching the topic of race-day medications and 'super trainers,' but a Hall of Fame horseman has now let his feelings be known...read on

HRA: No Change To New Whip Rules

February 1, 2010:

The executive of Harness Racing Australia (HRA) reiterated its support for the recently amended rules pertaining to the use of whips in harness racing at its monthly meeting on January 28, 2010, but has agreed to ease the financial burden on drivers found to be in breach of the new guidelines...read on


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