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Sudbury Season In Doubt

May 5, 2015:

Reports indicate that hopes for a 2015 harness racing season at Sudbury Downs are becoming slimmer by the second....read on

Not-For-Profit Talks In Sudbury

September 8, 2014:

Preliminary discussions have taken place regarding the creation of a not-for-profit entity to rent Sudbury Downs from the MacIsaac family and operate live Standardbred racing at the northern Ontario track....read on

Sudbury Discussed In Legislature

July 25, 2014:

On Thursday, July 25, during the last sitting of the Ontario Legislature before its summer recess, Nickel Belt New Democratic Party MPP France Gelinas demanded that the provincial government include a key stipulation in the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.’s Request for Proposals for gaming companies that could potentially operate in the northern Ontario region....read on

More Reaction To Ontario Racing's Five-Year Plan

October 15, 2013:

Mainstream media outlets have given last week’s Ontario horse racing announcement plenty of ink, and transition panel member John Snobelen has also penned a column on the announcement over the course of the weekend....read on

"I'm Almost Without Words"

November 26, 2012:

This past Saturday evening, fans, horsemen, track operators and politicians alike each took time to reflect on Sudbury Downs, as the raceway's November 24 card could prove be the last ever at the northern Ontario half-mile oval....read on

Opposition Parties Support MacLeod, Horse Racing At Queen's Park

August 30, 2012:

The Thursday, August 30 Queen's Park rally in support of Progressive Conservative MPP Lisa MacLeod's private members bill was the scene of something rare. The rally laid the groundwork for Ontario PC and NDP representatives in attendance to agree that they are on the same page against the Ontario Liberal Party's controversial decision to decimate the provincial horse-racing industry....read on

"Political Decisions Can Be Changed"

August 28, 2012:

A rally at Robertson's Training Centre in Azilda, Greater Sudbury was the scene of a rarity on Monday, August 27. The rarity wasn't the fact that there was a demonstration against the Ontario Liberal Government's decimation of the province's horse-racing industry. The rarity was that a Sudbury PC candidate and NDP Nickel Belt MPP displayed that are exactly on the same page in opposition of the provincial Liberals regarding their highly-controversial gaming decision....read on

Leafs Coach To Attend Sudbury Rally

August 17, 2012:

The Sudbury Provincial PC Riding Association will be hosting a rally in Northern Ontario on Monday, August 27 in support of the local and provincial equine and agricultural industries....read on

MPP Red Flags OLG Plan

April 4, 2012:

NDP MPP France Gelinas has gone on the record questioning the OLG's modernized gaming strategy ending Ontario's Slots-At-Racetracks program, calling it "wrongheaded"...read on


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