January 19, 2012 - AQHA - The Diamond Side Named 2011 Canadian
The Ontario Quarter Horse Racing family congratulate Joyce and Erik Lehtinen on THE DIAMOND SIDE being named the 2011 AQHA Canadian Champion.
This acknowledgement tops off a stellar 2011 season for this homebred 4-year old gelding, with eight wins in its 22 lifetime starts and has earnings of slightly less than $198,000.
The Ontario Quarter Racing scene was well represented in the AQHA review as all ten contender..
January 13, 2012 - ORC - Notice to the Industry - ORC issues Final Race Date Schedule for Fort Erie
Further to the Notice to the Industry issued December 20, 2011 regarding the conditional approval of the 2012 race dates for Fort Erie Race Track, and given that no applications were received to vary the 2012 schedule, the Director is providing Notice of the final decision regarding the 2012 live and simulcast Race Date Schedule for Fort Erie Race Track.
January 9, 2012 - ORC - Notice to the Industry - New CPMA Regs prompt ORC action
New CPMA Regs prompt ORC to accommodate "approval" of horsepeople Measures taken to ensure wagering on horse racing continues in Ontario
In order to ensure wagering on horse racing in Ontario continues beyond March 31, 2012, the Board of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has authorized the use of access agreements between individual ORC licensed horsepeople and licensed racetracks..
January 5, 2012 - ORC - News Release - 2012 SIP Criteria Book Released
The Horse Improvement Program has published the 2012 Program Criteria Book for the Thoroughbred Improvement Program (TIP), which provides the
specific details for the suite of Thoroughbred breeding and stake programs worth over $20 million in 2012.
The 2012 Criteria Book, which provides the specific details for the program and all necessar..
January 4, 2011 - ORC - Notice to the Industry - ORC Announces Effective Dates for New Rules
Following the completion of the public consultation process, the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has announced the effective dates of new and modified rules of racing, including minor wording changes to rules affecting the Out Of Competition program, the search rules, and rules regarding “intent” surrounding the use of non-therapeutic drugs.
Additionally, the O..