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We Must Unite, No One Is Safe

March 29, 2012:

"We need our industry, each and every one of us, to rise to the occasion and communicate with Andrea's office and with every NDP MPP in Ontario and make them understand our industry, understand the program, understand the jobs that are at stake because it's going to be in her hands to either take this government down or force this government to take a different approach to the horse racing industry going forward."...read on

Overwhelming Public Support For Slots At Racetracks Program

March 23, 2012:

Fully three quarters of Ontarians say they approve of the 'Slots at the Racetrack' program (74%), and two-thirds approve of the specific terms of the deal OLG currently has with Ontario's horse racing tracks (61%) according to a new survey conducted by Forum Research on behalf of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association....read on

How Can The Breeders Survive?

March 22, 2012:

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association has sent the following letter to all Ontario MPPs and to OLG Chair Paul Godfrey...read on

OHRIA Plans Rallies For Friday

March 22, 2012:

As tens of thousands of Ontarians who rely on the horse racing and breeding industry continue to brace for the impact of the Ontario Liberals' plan for the industry, OHRIA is planning rallies at Liberal MPP offices...read on

OHRIA Update From Sue Leslie

March 21, 2012:

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association has expanded its awareness campaign and has reached out to inform everyone of the progress it has made via a direct-to-mail email campaign...read on

OHRIA To Duncan: Check Your Facts

March 9, 2012:

Finance Minister Dwight Duncan provided an emailed statement to the Windsor Star on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, regarding the OLG Slots at Racetrack program that contained a number of inaccurate statements...read on

O'Toole Sounds Off In Support Of Racing

March 8, 2012:

"Anyone familiar with the horse farms of Durham Riding can see first-hand how the (slots-at-racetracks) partnership revenue is spent by the horse racing community. The money certainly doesn’t go to massive CEO salaries, high-priced consultants or convoluted contracts to buy air ambulances...read on

Liberals Drive-On With Misinformation

March 8, 2012:

In the face of logic and cold, hard facts, Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan continues to publicly misconstrue the province's bilateral, commercial contract otherwise known as the slots-at-racetracks agreement...read on

Racing Takes The High Road

March 7, 2012:

The Ontario horse-racing industry has been forced to defend itself after an unprovoked attack by the province's Liberal Government. Although, instead of utilizing disingenuous radio ads, or intentionally pitting an industry against an unrelated issue, the horse-racing industry has only brought the weapons it needs for the battle: facts, logic and passion...read on

OHRIA Launches value4money.ca

March 2, 2012:

OHRIA's value4money.ca website is now launched, containing factual information about the OLG Slots at Racetrack Program in addition to sharing the industry's economic impact and importance to Ontario's rural economy...read on

OHRIA Making Strides With Dialogue, Two-Tiered Campaign

March 1, 2012:

In a release issued today (Thursday), the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) reiterated that a strong, unified message is being sent to the Ontario Government and the public to reinforce the importance and the economic benefits of the horse racing industry in Ontario...read on

Racing Means Value For Money

February 27, 2012:

As Ontario's government deals with a growing deficit, statistics provided by the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association illustrates that racing's partnership with the province delivers value for money...read on

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

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


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