Sudbury Downs Cancels ORC licence

Published: July 4, 2014 08:03 am EDT

In accordance with Section 25 of the Racing Commission Act, 2000, the Director of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has conditionally cancelled Sudbury Downs’ ORC licence effective June 30, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.

There are certain financial terms and conditions that Sudbury Downs must meet before the licence is cancelled.

On June 24, 2014, the ORC received a letter from Sudbury Downs requesting cancellation of its licence effective June 30, 2014. The ORC also received confirmation that the horsepeople under contract have been advised of Sudbury Downs’ request for cancellation of its ORC licence.

A Notice to the Industry on the financial considerations, including protection of purse monies, will be forthcoming.


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