The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
Information Bulletin No. 63 – Changes to the Rules of Racing: Effective April 21, 2018
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is pleased to release a suite of reforms as part of the “Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario” project.
These rule and process changes reflect the AGCO’s commitment to promoting integrity and safety, protecting the public interest, helping to reduce the administrative burden for participants, and contributing to the government’s ongoing efforts to support the sustainability of Ontario horse racing.
This package of reforms reflects the work of:
- The Equine Drug Program Working Group;
- The Health and Safety Working Group; and,
- An AGCO internal review of the Rules of Racing, with the objective of updating the rules to reflect the current state of industry practices and reducing the administrative burden on licensees.
Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario
90 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 200
Toronto ON M2N 0A4
416-326-8700 | www.agco.ca