The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates: 2020
Memo to Members: Work Outs
The HBPA went to the wall in order to get approval for untimed workouts starting tomorrow. We ask that you please use good judgement and be courteous to one another. If the track is congested ple. . .
Updates on the Re-Allocation of Purse Funds Program
Attention Horsepeople, Cheques to cover April expenses are in the process of being issued. There is no need to apply for May cheques as we will be using information received for April.
Memo to Members: Another Reminder to Keep Your Distance
Hello Members and Backstretch Workers, While we understand the difficulties of the ongoing state of emergency and social distancing requirements, the HBPA would like to remind ALL backstretch wor. . .
CHRHF Announces Board of Directors for Upcoming Year
This past week, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame held its Annual General Meeting. At that meeting, the Board of Directors was voted on for the upcoming year. The Hall of Fame Board is const. . .
Down the Stretch Podcast - Episode 15
Episode 15 of the Down The Stretch Podcast proves you can still have fun in the midst of a raging pandemic. Woodbine CEO Jim Lawson demonstrates his lighter side answering silly questions from Pe. . .
Down the Stretch Podcast - Episode 14
This is the 14th episode of the wildly popular Down The Stretch Podcast and it has everything you might want. We have several horse races - an 88-1 bomber winning at Tampa Bay, two Roger Attfield. . .
Helpful Updates on the Re-Allocation of Purse Funds Program
Attention Horsepeople, Now that the Re-Allocation of Purse Funds Program has been announced and we have started to receive applications, here are a few helpful updates:
Virtual Presentation of the 45th Sovereign Awards
The 2019 Sovereign Awards Ceremony was scheduled to take place on the evening of April 16, 2020. The event was originally postponed due to the announcement of the Covid-19 pandemic and was to be . . .