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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

Eaves: Value For Money In Racing

February 22, 2012:

While Don Drummond's austerity report to the provincial government focused on "value for money" and possible changes to Ontario's horse racing industry, the CEO of the country's largest racetrack operator says the numbers show the real value is not at resort casinos: it's at the track...read on

What's Happening To Save Racing

February 17, 2012:

In the wake of Wednesday's Drummond Report, Standardbred Canada provides the following progress report to its members on what's being done to ensure the government and public is aware of the value our industry provides to Ontario...read on

No Minced Words Over Drummond REC

February 17, 2012:

The Toronto Sun has not wasted any time letting its feelings be known in regard to the Drummond Report's increasingly controversial recommendations for the Ontario slots-at-racetracks program. Its headline for Rob Longley's Friday story on the situation, 'Drummond Out To Lunch On Horses/Slots,' speaks for itself...read on

"I Don't Think The Province Has Thought This Through"

February 15, 2012:

In advance of the Ontario Government's unveiling of the Drummond Report, politicians and officials in the province's horse-racing industry have not waited to voice their utter confusion regarding how a cut to the economically-stimulating and vastly successful slots-at-racetracks program can actually help...read on

Leslie “Ticked Off” With Duncan’s Remarks

February 14, 2012:

“Horse racing in a lot of these small communities, such as Dresden, Windsor, London, Fort Erie and Ajax, will be finished,” said OHRIA’s president Sue Leslie following Monday’s alarming announcement by Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan that radical changes could be made to the province’s horse racing industry...read on

HBPA Fronts Money For Fort Erie Meet

January 17, 2012:

It has been reported that an agreement between the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario and the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium will lead to seven more race dates than originally anticipated at the thoroughbred border oval in 2012...read on

WEG, HBPA Sign Five-Year Agreement

February 18, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario have signed an agreement ensuring 167 dates of thoroughbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack every year for the next five...read on

OHRIA: ORC Program "A Turning Point For Standardbred Racing"

February 15, 2011:

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association today issued a release saying the organization supports the Ontario Racing Commission's 2011 Ontario Racing Program...read on

Leslie Assumes Clouthier's OHRIA Role

June 4, 2010:

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA), an umbrella association that represents all segments of the horse racing industry, is pleased to announce that Sue Leslie, its Chairman, will assume the duties of the departing Hector Clouthier...read on

OHRIA's Sue Leslie On Trot Radio

January 8, 2010:

The racetrack in Fort Erie has a new deal and OHRIA has worked to advise Ontario's MPPs on the importance of the slot revenue split for Ontario's racetracks. Sue Leslie has been vitally important in each of...read on

HANA Lauds ORC Position

January 5, 2010:

The Horseplayers Association of North America wasted no time today in its praise of the Ontario Racing Commission for its blunt stance on the issue of stalemates between...read on

Sue Leslie Speaks Out

January 5, 2010:

Sue Leslie, the chair and president of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association, has penned an open letter in response to Ontario Racing Commission chair Rod Seiling's letter regarding track stalemates...read on


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