The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates: 2012
London Free Press: Tory assails plan for racing purses
Premier Kathleen Wynne, who appointed herself the Agriculture Minister, isn’t representing the agricultural community by throwing the horse-racing industry under the bus, one area MPP charged W. . .
Sue Leslie Interview with The Motts
Sue Leslie was interviewed on The Motts today to give an update on the horse racing and breeding industry’s ongoing challenges with the government regarding the industry’s future. Click here . . .
WEG announces strong thoroughbred wagering growth in 2012
TORONTO, December 20 - Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced that handle on Woodbine's 2012 live Thoroughbred meet, which concluded on December 16, showed impressive growth over the . . .
CPMA Memo - Modification to Racing Commissioners International Medication Rules
Racing Commissioners International (RCI) has recently announced preliminary approval for changes affecting the requirements for "Controlled Therapeutic Medications", as newly....
Notice from CPMA on RCI Medication Rules
On December 19, 2012, the CPMA released a Memorandum to the Canadian racing industry regarding modifications to RCI medication rules. The memo points out that the changes being developed to the R. . .
Ontario NDP gives horse racing the recognition it deserves
The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) is applauding NDP MPP Taras Natyshak for taking a strong stand on behalf of his party to express support for the horse racing industry.
The Toronto Star: End of an era Sunday at Woodbine: Perkins
It’s not as if they’ve saved the best for last, but a field of 14 Ontario-sired $25,000 maiden claimers will scoot seven furlongs around 7 p.m. Sunday evening at Woodbine. It will be the last. . .
The Toronto Star: Racetrack workers worry sport on its way to oblivion afte. . .
The racetrack saved Jay Mazzuca’s life. It is not an exaggeration to say that about many of the 2,000 men and women who groom, ride and walk thoroughbreds on the Woodbine backstretch from Febru. . .