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**Thoroughbred owners and breeders are re-thinking being involved in the Ontario industry already. Big farms are hearing the rumblings and meanwhile, there has not been any communication to the industry from Dwight Duncan, Finance Minister, Dalton McGuinty, Premier, with regards…

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 THOROUGHBLOG has confirmed that the top 2-year-old Canadian-bred colt of last year, MARITIMER, has arrived in Dubai, according to reports in The National paper. The colt is owned by Ramzan Kadryov who has 2 horses competing in Dubai today including…

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  OLD FORESTER, read more bottom of post, he’s in DRF news! Dave Landry photo       THANK YOU to comment-ers on Thoroughblog who have shared their letters and opinions, I have also received a lot of copies of…

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Proposed Budget Cuts Put Ontario’s Horse Racing Industry in Jeopardy

The much-anticipated Drummond report, issued February 15th, ahead of Finance Minister Dwight Duncan’s budget next month, lists 362 measures for helping to reduce the province’s $16-billion deficit. One of Don Drummond’s recommendations is to allow slot machines at facilities outside…

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“Please Government of Ontario, don’t touch our horse racing industry, it’s important for thousands of people. I want there to be lots of good racing when I get older so I can make my family proud” A colt from the…

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MINISTER OF FINANCE – DWIGHT DUNCAN (top), DON DRUMMOND, 302 cash-saving RECOMMENDATIONS COMING TOMORROW   BREAKING NEWS…**Newstalk 1010’s GERRY AGAR this morning will discuss horse racing and its future in Ontario…listen on line at, between 9 -12 **The Twitter-world,…

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