view counter
view counter

Still No Deal In Sudbury

Published: May 21, 2014 10:42 am ET

No Comments | Jump to Comments

Earlier this year, officials with Sudbury Downs applied for 32 dates of live racing in 2014. The first of the applied-for dates was to take place this coming Saturday (May 24). With no deal in place, neither the track nor the local horsepeople know when the 2014 Sudbury season will be getting underway, if at all.

According to a report by, Sudbury Downs Director Andrew MacIsaac has confirmed that negotiations with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. in regard to funding are ongoing. The ORC has not granted the track any 2014 race dates at this point.

The article has quoted Sudbury Downs Owner Pat MacIsaac as saying that the ordeal “has been (a) very stressful experience – not only for the racetrack, but for employees and horsepeople. There's a lot of people involved in the racetrack. People's livelihoods depend on it. So they've been on pins and needles for a while now.”

(With files from

Related Stories

Sudbury Council Wants More Info
Noble On Sudbury Negotiations
Sudbury Still In Limbo
Bodkin On Sudbury Negotiations
Frustration After Sudbury Meeting
2014 Approved Ontario Race Dates
Ontario’s 2014 Applied-For Race Dates

view counter

© 2020 Standardbred Canada. All rights reserved. Use of this site signifies your agreement and compliance with the legal disclaimer and privacy policy.

Firefox 3 Best with IE 7 Built with Drupal