News: Racing Quarterly

Report on Research: Clara Cell Secretory Protein

University of Guelph researchers Dr. Betteridge, Dr. Hayes and Dr. Bienzle share an interest in a protein with important roles in equine reproductive and respiratory research. Here, they discuss their work. In a major step towards combating issues affecting equine

Senator Bob Runciman Fights Against End of Slots

Ontario Conservative Senator Bob Runciman will carry his fight against the McGuinty government’s plans to throw at least 30,000 Ontarians out of work to Georgian Downs in Innisfil later this month. Runciman will be at the harness-racing track along with

Third National Equine Code of Practice Survey

Equine owners and others with an interest in equine welfare have an opportunity to provide input into the revision to Canada’s Equine Code of Practice through online surveys. The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) is conducting a third stakeholder

Canada to Participate in Trans-Pacific Partnership

The U.S. Grains Council welcomed the announcement this week that both Mexico and Canada will participate in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. The inclusion of the United States’ current North American Free Trade Agreement partners will build on the successful

RacingFuture.com Sends Open Letter to Premier

Open Letter to Premier Dalton McGuinty from RacingFuture.com Dear Premier McGuinty, Your government has announced that it will pull its slot machines from Ontario race tracks, abruptly canceling a 14-year partnership that has been helping our province’s horse breeding and

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Transportation Subsidy at Fort Erie Race Track

This season at Fort Erie Race Track, a transportation subsidy in theamount of $300 will be available for eligible owners of horses shipping in to race QuarterHorses on the mixed-card race days being held on Monday, July 2nd, Sunday, July

OHRIA Submission to Ontario Finance Committee

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) was granted deputation in front of Ontario’s Standing Committee of Finance and Economic Affairs on June 6th, where they presented a submission, which is available here. The charts contained on pages 6- 8

Revamped Horse-Canada Club

If you haven’t already joined the Horse-Canada Club, now’s the time! This members only section of http://www.horse-canada.com/ is free to join and offers great horsey swag and tickets to horse shows and events. Each week, a new prize will be

Transitional Funding Plan Announced for Ontario Horse Racing Industry

The Liberal government has announced the establishment of a $50-million fund which will serve to help the Ontario racing industry transition from the profit sharing slots at racetracks program to self-sufficient, sustainable business model, over the next three years. In