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Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium board of directors inducted Garry Possler and Stanley Fishman to serve in at large positions.

New Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium Board Members

The board of directors of the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium (FELRC), met Friday, February 8, 2019 for two very important meetings. The first being a general meeting regarding governance matters. The revisions to the FELRC bylaws were necessary to…

Elissa Blowe will be the new Manager of Horse Racing Marketing at OLG. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Elissa Blowe to be Manager of Horse Racing Marketing at OLG

It has been announced that Elissa Blowe is leaving the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium (FELRC) to assume an important new role as Manager of Product Development and Marketing – Horse Racing for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. Blowe has…

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Racing to Continue at Fort Erie Race Track

Years of uncertainly have come to an end for the employees and horse people of Fort Erie Race Track. Today, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal, reiterated the government’s commitment to the continuation of live thoroughbred…

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Fort Erie Race Track Update

Last week, the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel released their final report, “Building a Sustainable Future Together; Ontario’s Five Year Horse Racing Partnership”. Pages 9 and 10 dealt specifically with the Fort Erie Thoroughbred track. It stated; “In short, the…

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Still No Word on Fort Erie

With the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel’s March 31st deadline for negotiations with racetracks fast approaching, there is still word on the fate of Fort Erie Racetrack. The Horsemen’s Benevolent Protective Association of Ontario is involved in the ongoing discussions…

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