The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates
For immediate release - Sligo Bay Season Offered in CHRHF 2014 Induction Ga. . .
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is very pleased to announce that we will be offering a stallion season to Sligo Bay (IRE) as part of the live auction at the 2014 Induction Gala on August 6. . .
WEG and ORC announce enhanced Out of Competition Testing Applies to Thorou. . .
Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) will enhance the ORC’s current Out of Competition Testing (OCT) program. Effective immediately, WEG will apply for rei. . .
Fort Erier Race Track - 2014 Award Winners
On Thursday September 25th the HBPA of Ontario celebrated another tremendous year of racing at Fort Erie Race Track. Please join us in congratulating the 2014 award winning horses and individuals:
ARCI Pentafecta's 'unique winning ticket' Pool Rule Change
On December 12, 2014, the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) Board of Directors adopted a proposal to amend the RCI Model Rules for the Pentafecta. As per section 143 of t. . .
2014 Media Sovereign Award Finalists Announced
February 25, 2015, Toronto - The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the Media Sovereign Award categories for 2014. The winner in each of the three media categories wi. . .
Woodbine Racetrack’s Thoroughbred season begins Saturday
The 2015 live Thoroughbred racing season kicks off this weekend at Woodbine, the first two of 133 programs scheduled for the year. Saturday’s Opening Day 10-race card, highlighted by the six fu. . .
Jim Lawson takes on CEO role at Woodbine Entertainment Group
TORONTO, May 8 – The Board of Directors of Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced the appointment of Jim Lawson as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Lawson held th. . .
New Furosemide Research Reveals Unexpected Impacts Of The Medication
It’s no secret that furosemide (Lasix, Salix) is both effective in preventing or lessening exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage, or that the drug has been shown to make horses lose weight thro. . .