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Sudbury Deal Pending Approval?

April 11, 2013:

Reports indicate that a deal has been struck for live racing to continue at Sudbury Downs in 2013 after OMAFRA transition panelists Elmer Buchanan and John Snobelen met with track management on Tuesday....read on

Update On Unsigned Tracks

April 1, 2013:

OMAFRA's Elmer Buchanan offered Trot Insider an update on the tracks that have not yet to come to terms with the Ontario government's transition panel....read on

ORC Approves Race Dates For April

March 28, 2013:

The director of the Ontario Racing Commission today announced the April 2013 Race Date Schedule, based on applications for variance received....read on

Horse Racing Front & Centre In Media

March 12, 2013:

Fallout from both Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's provincial gaming announcement and horse-racing transition-related news continues to hit the mainstream press, as stories regarding no less than four different Ontario racetracks have been front and center over the past couple of days....read on

Wynne, OLG Not On Same Page

January 30, 2013:

Although incoming Ontario Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne has gone on the record as saying otherwise, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. representatives continue to state that the province's gaming arm will not respect municipalities' specific wishes regarding the ultimate locations of incoming casinos....read on

The Weekend's Ontario Gaming News

January 28, 2013:

With the O'Brien Awards, horse-racing's presence at the Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention and Kathleen Wynne becoming the province's next Premier, there were clearly a lot of Ontario racing-related happenings this past weekend. Now for the news stories that may have fallen through the cracks....read on

OLG Reaches Agreements With 10 Tracks

January 23, 2013:

On Wednesday, January 23, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. issued a press release which stated that it has reached lease agreements in principle for its slots operations at a total of 10 provincial racetracks....read on

SAR Decision Tops Sudbury News

December 31, 2012:

While the OLG's decision to end the slots-at-racetracks partnership with Ontario's horse racing industry was clearly the headline stealer within racing for 2012, the modernization strategy also topped local headlines....read on

"I'm Almost Without Words"

November 26, 2012:

This past Saturday evening, fans, horsemen, track operators and politicians alike each took time to reflect on Sudbury Downs, as the raceway's November 24 card could prove be the last ever at the northern Ontario half-mile oval....read on

Sudbury Downs Season Wraps Up

November 24, 2012:

Mythic Art and trainer-driver Don Rankin Jr. closed out the final card of live racing at Sudbury Downs with a wire-to-wire victory in the 10th race on a snowy Saturday evening in Chelmsford, Ont....read on

Six Per Cent More For Racing?

November 22, 2012:

Leading up to what track operators have alluded to as being the final evening of live harness racing at Sudbury Downs, local Councillor Claude Berthiaume has stepped up his call for some sanity in the provincial decision to cut the local and Ontario horse-racing industry down at the knees....read on

Jimmy Shin Jogs In Snowman Final

November 14, 2012:

Jimmy Shin survived a first-over journey en route to taking home the lion’s share of the purse in Wednesday’s $35,100 Snowman Final at Sudbury Downs....read on

Heidel Scores First Win In Snowman Elim

November 7, 2012:

Suzys Solitaire posted a 10-1 upset in the first of three $4,200 Snowman Trot eliminations for $6,000 claimers on Wednesday evening at Sudbury Downs, providing April Heidel with her first training triumph....read on

Brown's Claiming Crew Triples

November 4, 2012:

Trainer Roger Brown's stable racked up the most wins on Saturday night at Sudbury Downs winning three of the eight races with Justin Turcotte sitting in the sulky....read on

'Brioso' Upsets Late Bloomers

October 21, 2012:

Sent postward as the longest shot on the board at odds of 36-1, Stonebridge Brioso rallied wide from the backfield and opened up nearly six lengths on his foes to upset the $25,400 final of the Late Bloomer Series on Saturday night at Sudbury Downs....read on


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