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McCormack Resigns from Ontario Racing

Less than two months after being appointed to Ontario Racing’s Board of Directors, Thoroughbred breeder representative Bernard McCormack has resigned. “[Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society] needs to be there,” said McCormack of his departure. “Any decision that comes down when they…

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John Hayes Named Chair of Ontario Racing

Ontario Racing (OR) today announced the full composition of its new Board of Directors. The first order of business for the new Board was electing, unanimously, Mr. John Hayes, the Independent Chairman of the Board. Mr. Hayes brings significant business…

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Ontario Racing Selects New Senior Leaders

Toronto, ON – Ontario Racing Management (ORM) welcomes senior industry leaders, Katherine Curry and John Siscos to the organization. Ms. Curry becomes the organization’s first Executive Director, while Mr. Siscos assumes the newly established role of Director, Marketing, Communications and…

Ontario horse racing sector Funding Agreement Webinar

Ontario Racing has issued an invitation to learn more about the details of the recent long-term Funding Agreement for Ontario’s horse racing sector announced by the province on March 23, 2018. This webinar is an opportunity to hear details of…

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2018-2019 Thoroughbred Improvement Program Approved

The 2018/19 Thoroughbred Improvement Program (TIP), based on the recommendations of the industry representative Thoroughbred Advisory Group and Thoroughbred Working Group, has been approved by the Ontario Racing Board of Directors. The total 2018 program budget, which is largely funded…

Ontario Racing and Standardbred Alliance Merge

The Board of Ontario Racing and members of the Standardbred Alliance have voted to merge the two existing organizations. The combined entity will be an independent, not-for-profit industry organization that will represent all Ontario racetracks and horse racing industry associations…

2018 Mare Purchase Program Announced

The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) & Ontario Racing are pleased to announce the continuation and enhancement of the Mare Purchase Program. The Mare Purchase Program, a component of the Thoroughbred Improvement Program, was developed in early 2017 to…

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Ontario Racing Leader Resigns

Ontario Racing’s Executive Director, Rob Cook, has announced his resignation from the association, effective August 7, 2017. Ontario Racing’s Chair Hugh Mitchell wished Mr. Cook the very best for his future and expressed gratitude on behalf of OR’s board for…

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Ontario Racing Appoints Two Directors-at-Large

Ontario Racing is pleased to announce the appointments of John Hayes, and Dr. Brian Van Arem, to its Board as Directors-at-Large. The Ontario Racing board approved these appointments based on the recommendation of its Executive Committee, which conducted the search…

Dinozzo was a good runner at Ajax Downs and now he is enjoying his post-racing career as a barrel and polebending horse with new owner Brad Sinasac – Photo courtesy of Brad Sinasac

Quarter Horse Post Racing Incentive Program Expands

Ontario Racing has announced an expanded Post Racing Incentive Program for 2017 as part of its Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program, great news for retired racing Quarter Horses at Ajax Downs. The program, in its eighth year, awards owners…

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