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Farm Builders Support Ontario Racing

February 27, 2012:

The Canadian Farm Builders' Association supports the continued business partnership arrangements between the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission (OLG) and the horse racing industry in Ontario...read on

Liberals Attack Racing In Radio Ads

February 27, 2012:

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association is deeply disappointed with the Ontario Liberal Party's misleading portrayal of the OLG Slots at Racetrack Program...read on

Racing City Mayors Speak Out

February 26, 2012:

"I was a little put off actually at the way the announcement came about. The Minister didn't choose to do it in a public forum, dealing with those that are most affected but chose to do it at a downtown luncheon in Toronto...read on

Annual Cost To Ontario If Racing Partnership Ends: $1.1 Billion

February 26, 2012:

OHRIA has stated that the province would stand to lose more than a $1 billion annually from its the partnership with the horse racing industry should the government...read on

Petition Gaining Steam

February 24, 2012:

The many grassroots efforts to save Ontario's horse racing industry continue. Currently there is an online petition, which has grown to 1,200 signatures just hours after first being posted...read on

More Support For Ontario Racing

February 24, 2012:

Ontario's mainstream media outlets are continuing to put pressure on the Liberal government in regard to the proceeds the Ontario racing industry receives via its gaming contract with the government...read on

Mitchell Calls For Unified Voice

February 24, 2012:

On Friday, February 24, Western Fair District President and CEO Hugh Mitchell issued an open letter to the Ontario horse-racing industry in which he called for all of the province's racing factions to get behind the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association's efforts to save the provincial industry...read on

Did The Liberals Snub Rural Ontario?

February 23, 2012:

Reaction has been plentiful and opinions varied to last week's Drummond Report, but there is one common theme emanating from the masses that has refused to go away. Many believe that the provincial Liberals have chosen to offload its deficit problems to the province's vast and vibrant rural population...read on

Rally Planned For Premier's Office

February 23, 2012:

Alongside rural councilors from the city of Ottawa, a rally in support of Ontario's partnership with the horse racing industry has been planned for Wednesday, February 29 at the Ottawa office of Premier Dalton McGuinty...read on

Track GMs On Economic Benefit

February 23, 2012:

While the provincial Liberal Government is publicly discussing scrapping the economic workhorse which is Ontario's slots-at-racetracks program, Grand River Raceway GM Dr. Ted Clarke and Western Fair District CEO Hugh Mitchell have opted to focus on common-sense solutions...read on

LIVE: Racing Partnership On AM640

February 23, 2012:

Talk Radio AM640 is discussing the Drummond Report's recommendations regarding the slots-at-racetracks partnership...read on

A Partnership That Works

February 22, 2012:

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) has released its second in a series of fact sheets to illustrate the economic benefits derived from Ontario's horse racing industry...read on

Tropea: Taxes Don't Fund Racing

February 22, 2012:

After a successful Queen's Park rally on Wednesday, February 22, which saw roughly 25 MPPs in attendance, Ontario Harness Horse Association General Manager Brian Tropea took to the airwaves to spread the truth regarding Ontario's slots-at-racetracks program...read on

Support For Racing From Union

February 22, 2012:

On Tuesday, February 21, Service Employees International Union Local 2 (SEIU Local 2), the predominant union in the Ontario horse racing industry, issued a release calling on the Ontario government to consult with the province's industry before any changes are implemented...read on

"I’m Going To Defend Our Industry"

February 22, 2012:

An article by CBC News Windsor captured the mood aboard one of the buses headed down to Queen's Park in Toronto for the rally in support of the Ontario horse-racing industry....read on


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