The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates: 2017
Changes to the Human Drug and Alcohol Program
After consulting with horse racing industry participants and researching best practices in other jurisdictions, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is pleased to advise you that r. . .
Information Bulletin No. 35 - Human Alcohol and Drug Program Changes
Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is pleased to advise you that revisions have been made to the Standardbred and Thoroughbred Rules of Racing (the Rules) effective April 1, 2017 to reflect changes mad. . .
CHANGES TO URINE COLLECTION CONTAINER
Beginning May 1, 2017, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) will be using a new urine collection container for the CPMA equine drug control program. The new container is a sterile, medical-grad. . .
ONTARIO CARE GUIDELINES FOR EQUINE RESCUE, RETIREMENT AND ADOPTION/RE HOMIN. . .
The Equine Welfare Information Group would like to acknowledge OMAFRA for facilitating and encouraging this industry-led initiative and our sincere thanks to all that contributed to the review an. . .
Information Bulletin No. 34 - Release of Directives for Rule Changes
As part of Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario project, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is releasing the following Directives as part of an initial series of rule. . .
March Edition of Thoroughbred Highlight Now Available
Dave Stevenson was the first jockey to win a Queen’s Plate at the new Woodbine Racetrack in Rexdale, Ontario in 1956 with Canadian Champ. As part of their 60th year celebration Woodbine Racetr. . .
2017 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Ballot Announced
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2017 ballot. In this the 250th Anniversary Year of Horse Racing in Canada, a total of 30 horses and people, comprised of 15 Stan. . .
Ontario Racing Releases Final Long-Term Funding Consultation Report
After extensive industry consultations, Ontario Racing is pleased to release the Final Long-Term Funding Consultation Report. This report reflects the perspectives heard from industry stakeholder. . .