The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates: 2020
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. . .
Letter to Members from Sue Leslie
As our racing community endures the effects of the COVID-19 virus, please know that, despite social distancing, you are not alone - the HBPA Board and staff have your backs and we are in this tog. . .
Memo to Members: Important COVID-19 Update
CANADIAN GOVERNMENTS MANDATORY QUARANTINE: Earlier today, Canadian Health Minister Patty Hajdu announced mandatory quarantine for ALL travellers arriving to Canada. Those travellers arriving to P. . .
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2020 Ballot Announced
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2020 ballot. A total of 30 people and horses comprised of 15 Thoroughbred and 15 Standardbred candidates, have been selected to . . .
COVID-19 update for Horsepeople (Fort Erie)
As we get closer to the start of our racing season at Fort Erie Race Track, we are navigating the complexities of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium and the HBPA would li. . .