February 28, 2012 - ORC - Notice to the Industry - CPMA now testing for ethanol
On January 16, 2012, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) announced that official samples will be tested for ethanol, effective February 13, 2012.
Ethanol, a central nervous system depressant, is widely available in many forms. The CPMA is advising industry participants to take care and to read the label of ingredients when choosing products that are administered to horses. The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) ha..
February 28, 2012 - OHRIA - Fact Sheet: OLG Slots at Racetrack Program -- Value for Money
The OLG Slots at Racetrack Program is a commercial contract between the Government of Ontario, through Ontario Lottery and Gaming, and seventeen racetracks throughout the Province of Ontario.
For more than ten years, the OLG Slots at Racetrack Program has been a successful partnership that generates more than a billion dollars a year for the Province.
By working with the horse racing industry, the government ha..
February 27, 2012 - OHRIA Release
Duncan’s Proposal to End the Slots at Racetrack Program Would Add $1.1 Billion Dollars to the Annual Deficit: Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association
Finance Minister Dwight Duncan has been falsely referring to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Slots at Racetrack revenue sharing program as a subsidy. His claim is that the Government has been providing a $345 million dollar annual subsidy to Ontario’s Horse Raci..
February 27, 2012 - OHRIA - Ontario Horse Racing Industry Condemns Misleading Ads by Ontario Liberal Party
For Immediate Release
Contact: Sue Leslie - Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association
OHRIA - Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association
Ontario Horse Racing Industry Condemns Misleading Ads by Ontario Liberal Party
The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association is deeply disappointed with the Ontario Liberal Party's misleading portrayal of the OLG Slots at Racetrack Program. The OLG Slots at Race..
February 23, 2012 - Standardbred Canada - Rally Planned For Premier's Office
Alongside rural councilors from the city of Ottawa, a rally in support of Ontario's partnership with the horse racing industry has been planned for Wednesday, February 29 at the Ottawa office of Premier Dalton McGuinty.
Horsemen and interested participants are invited to join National Capital Region Harness Horsemen's Association representatives for this rally. The group will meet at the Rideau Carleton Raceway gr..