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Wynne, Liberals Win Majority

June 12, 2014:

The results are now in, and as they say in horse racing, the results have been made official. The Ontario Liberal Party has won a majority government in Ontario's 2014 Provincial Election....read on

Ontario Votes 2014

June 12, 2014:

Thursday, June 12, 2014 marks the date of Ontario's General Election, with the province's horse racing industry classified by mainstream media as a campaign issue....read on

Candidates Respond To OHRIA Survey

June 4, 2014:

OHRIA is posting the responses to support that have been received on the value4money.ca website and will continue to post the responses at they are received. ...read on

Racing Industry A Campaign Issue

May 28, 2014:

On the heels of Sudbury Downs announcing no live racing for 2014, all three of Ontario's provincial party leaders have offered comments on the state of the province's racing industry that indicate horse racing is a campaign issue heading into the June 12 election....read on

Hiawatha To Race, Sudbury Will Not

May 26, 2014:

Within minutes on Monday afternoon, announcements were made that signified good news for horsemen awaiting race dates in the Sarnia area and a bombshell of disappointment for Northern Ontario's harness racing season....read on

Snobelen On Sudbury Impasse

May 23, 2014:

John Snobelen of Ontario Horse Racing has provided a brief comment regarding the status of negotiations between the province and the operators of Sudbury Downs....read on

Still No Deal In Sudbury

May 21, 2014:

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....read on

Sudbury Council Wants More Info

May 14, 2014:

Sudbury City Council will not decide whether a gaming expansion should be located at Sudbury Downs exclusively until council gets more information from the OLG, ORC and the track itself....read on

Pro-Racino Motion Coming In Sudbury

May 12, 2014:

It is expected that at council meeting on Tuesday, May 13, Sudbury Councillor Claude Berthiaume will introduce a Notice of Motion, which calls for local casino gaming to only be conducted at Sudbury Downs....read on

Noble On Sudbury Negotiations

May 8, 2014:

Standardbred racing participants in the Sudbury area are growing more impatient with the uncertainty of the 2014 season of live racing at Sudbury Downs. Track officials applied for a May 24 start date at the track, and with that date looming and no deal in place, local horsepeople are beginning to speak out....read on

Sudbury Still In Limbo

April 30, 2014:

Officials from Sudbury Downs, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. and the Northern Horsemen’s Association have provided comments regarding live racing at Sudbury Downs and possible revenue streams for the provincial racing industry....read on

Bodkin On Sudbury Negotiations

April 22, 2014:

Northern Horsemen's Association President Bob Bodkin has commented in regard to the 2014 season of racing at Sudbury Downs....read on

Frustration After Sudbury Meeting

April 21, 2014:

It has been reported that northern Ontario horsepeople that met with representatives from Sudbury Downs on Saturday (April 19) came out of the talks disappointed....read on

Deal Close For Sudbury Dates?

April 18, 2014:

Reports from Northern Ontario indicate that a meeting set for Saturday could bring the 2014 harness racing season at Sudbury Downs one step closer to reality....read on

MacIsaac On Sudbury Negotiations

April 2, 2014:

Sudbury Downs Owner Pat MacIsaac has said that talks with the Province are still ongoing in regard to a 2014 racing season for the northern Ontario raceway....read on


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