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Equine Canada Supports Ontario Horse Racing

Equine Canada, the national voice for the horse industry, strongly supports Ontario horse racing and encourages the province to continue its strong partnership with the industry. For more than 10 years, the OLG Slots at Racetrack Program has been a…

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OHRIA Urges You to Write Your MPP Today

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) is calling on all owners, trainers, grooms, hotwalkers, vet techs, van drivers, blacksmiths and any other concerned horse racing and breeding industry participant to join the OHRIA and associates in writing letters to the…

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OHRIA Launches Website in Support of Slots-at-Racetracks

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association has been overwhelmed by the support it has been receiving from industry members and the general public over the last two weeks in response to its efforts to protect the OLG Slots at Racetracks…

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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 Racetrack Program is not a ‘secret subsidy’ that benefits ‘a few wealthy racetrack…

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Economic Benefits from Ontario’s Horse Racing Industry

In the late 1990’s and throughout the past decade, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (now the OLG) entered into a revenue sharing agreement with racetrack operators and host municipalities in Ontario to allow the placement of slot machines at…

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BAND

  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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TOUGH

    It’s not exactly good-news Monday today on Thoroughblog – some contentious issues are brewing – ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION, HORSES POST-RACING, AND CASINOS – there are lots of stories out there that are important to the industry we love. These…

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