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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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Rick Cowan Steps Down as COO at Fort Erie

After a successful five years with the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium, Rick Cowan has made the difficult decision to step down from his position of Chief Operating Officer. Cowan, came aboard in the summer of 2010, just three weeks…

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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 to be Sold

For the past three years, the sale of Fort Erie Race Track has been in the works, and the deal is set to close as early as this week, according to Jim Thibert, chief executive officer of the Fort Erie…

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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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HBPA of Ontario to Assist in Funding Additional Race Dates at Fort Erie

As a result of a historic agreement between the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario and the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium, seven additional Thoroughbred racing dates have been added to the 2012 schedule.    During a press conference…

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Fort Erie Racing

Sue Leslie, the President of the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario (HBPA)) would like to assure horse people that racing is going forward for 2011. “Rumours circulating regarding racing are simply not true”, said Leslie, “the Fort Erie…

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