The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates
Notice to the Industry - ORC/AGCO Merger Underway
Government approval to move forward on the regulatory merger of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) and the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), first announced in the spring, has now. . .
EQUINE HEALTH ADVISORY
On August 11, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a positive test result for West Nile Virus (WNV) in a horse from the Sudbury area. The unvaccina. . .
Owners' Appreciation Day - Saturday September 26th
Tickets are now available for our Annual Owners' Appreciation Day luncheon on Saturday September 26th at the Woodbine track side tent. Festivities begin at 12:00pm.
OHRIA Notice - Ontario Government Statute Amendments
On November 18, 2015, Minister Sousa introduced Bill 144, the Budget Measures Act, 2015 in the Ontario legislature. If passed, the proposed act would implement measures contained in the 2015 O. . .
Farm Fire Safety Checklist
The following Farm Fire Safety Checklist was designed to assist farmers and others involved in agri-business to reduce the risk of fire occurring on their properties. It will also ensure everyone. . .
Woodbine 2016 stakes schedule unveiled
One hundred and one stakes races, worth more than $20-million in purses, will highlight Woodbine's 133-day Thoroughbred meet in 2016. “We’re excited to once again provide a full slate of worl. . .
WEG, HBPA sign deal through 2018 racing season
Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario (HBPA) today announced the signing of a contract which guarantees 133 dates of thoroughbred . . .
Ontario Sired Program at Woodbine in 2017 and 2018
In anticipation of the CTHS Ontario Division’s Canadian Premier Yearling Sale, the HBPA of Ontario and Woodbine Entertainment Group would like to assure buyers of Ontario Sired yearlings that t. . .