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Ontario Racing Updates

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Ontario Racing Announces $2.375 Million In Additional Standardbred Horse Improvement Program (SIP) Funds for 2019

Ontario Racing today announced an additional boost of $2.375 million in funds to the 2019 Standardbred Horse Improvement Program (SIP) as part of the $10 million of Horse Improvement Payment (HIP...

Ontario Racing welcomes Hiawatha, Kawartha, Leamington racetracks

TORONTO, April 4, 2019 – Ontario Racing (OR) and its Board of Directors are pleased to welcome Hiawatha Horse Park, Kawartha Downs and Leamington Raceway to Ontario Racing.

Notice to the Industry: Enhanced HIP Program Announced

As mentioned during Thursday’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) announcement discussing details of the Long-Term Funding Agreement, Ontario Racing (OR) will assume responsibility of the Enhanced Horse...

Ontario Racing Responds to Ministry of Finance Announcement

Ontario's Government is putting people first by supporting rural communities through new investments to help the province's horse racing industry create and protect good jobs. 

Ontario Racing Newsletter - January 2019

Updates from OR's BoD; Driving Force Colin Kelly; Woodbine and COSA Reach Deal; Award Season; ORMP 2019 Notice; 2019 Race Seasons

Thursday January 24, 2019

Ontario Racing to reallocate Horse Improvement Program purse distribution

TORONTO, December 14, 2018 – Ontario Racing (OR) today announced a reallocation of the Horse Improvement Program (HIP) purses between the Thoroughbred and Standardbred racing, commencing in April...

TIP Program Announcement

With rumours swirling in the province’s Thoroughbred racing and breeding community regarding the recently announced change in administration of the Thoroughbred HIP program (TIP), Ontario Racing...

Ontario Racing Newsletter - November 2018

This month's highlights include: Spotlight on Racehorse Ownership: Marvin Katz; Holidays at the races; TIP announcement; Congratulations to the winners!

Ontario Racing to administer Thoroughbred Horse Improvement Program

TORONTO, November 13 – As part of its mandate as agreed to with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation through the Long Term Funding Agreement, Ontario Racing (OR) will assume management of the...

Ontario Racing Newsletter - October 2018

The latest news and industry updates from Ontario horse racing.