The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates: 2020
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Announced
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the people and horses being recognized as inductees in 2020. Five people and five horses have been elected from a very deep ballot of. . .
Memo to Members: CPMA Elimination Guidelines online only and changes to Cle. . .
The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) has announced, effective immediately, the Elimination Guidelines will now ONLY BE AVAILABLE online. Moving forward, the elimination guidelines will be updat. . .
Information for Horsepeople Stabling at Fort Erie Race Track
Please note: This is a brief guide for horsepeople looking to stable at Fort Erie for the upcoming season. All horsepeople are required to read and follow the rules outlined in the full FELRC COV. . .
Memo to Members - Free Breakfast for Backstretch Workers on the HBPA
The HBPA is providing a free breakfast for Trainers and their staff at Woodbine Racetrack. Vic from the backstretch kitchen will be visiting a few barns each morning and delivering a free breakfa. . .
COVID-19 Government Help and Options Available
During these tumultuous times the HBPA board of directors and staff are working around the clock to help all those involved within the industry. While we wait to see how things will progress we . . .
Memo to Members - COVID 19 Update
Our board of directors and staff hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during these times of uncertainty. We appreciate your patience while Woodbine and the HBPA work out plans for the future. . .
THE QUEEN’S PLATE OFFICIALLY POSTPONED
TORONTO – April 1, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that the 161st running of The Queen’s Plate will be postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The event was originally schedu. . .
WOODBINE ENTERTAINMENT REMAINS COMMITTED TO STABLING HORSES IN NEED OF CARE. . .
TORONTO, March 31, 2020 – With the Government of Ontario extending the Declaration of Provincial Emergency and associated emergency measures due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, Woodbine Entert. . .