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Lawsuit Getting Closer To The Truth

December 11, 2017:

The former premier of Ontario and other key government officials will no longer have to take the stand in open court to explain why the lucrative Slots at Racetracks Program (SARP) was cancelled, but the lawyer representing a group of Standardbred breeders in a $65 million lawsuit against the government said this past Thursday (December 7) the case is still progressing on

Horwath Seeks Fort Erie Support

October 20, 2017:

During a media scrum this week at the Fort Erie Race Track, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said that a long-term solution for racing at the historic Fort Erie track and the entire provincial racing industry should be a on

Brown: Court Documents "Explosive"

October 18, 2017:

Ontario PC Party leader Patrick Brown has commented on the documents filed in the Standardbred breeders lawsuit against the province of Ontario and the OLG that planned for the "collapse" of the horse racing industry with the decision to end the slots-at-racetracks on

Breeders' Lawsuit Hearing Monday

June 19, 2017:

Court proceedings took place on Monday, June 19 in Guelph, Ont., as the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. were looking to have summonses for 13 witnesses – including Don Drummond, Dwight Duncan, Dalton McGuinty and Kathleen Wynne – on

Ruling On Revenue Allocation

June 14, 2017:

On Thursday, June 8, the final decision of a panel of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) was released regarding an appeal by the Ontario Harness Horse Association against an earlier decision of the ORC Executive Director to allocate the Standardbred Revenue Allocation marketing on

Ontario Breeders Lawsuit Continues

April 27, 2017:

Trot Insider has received an update on the status of the legal proceedings between a group of Ontario breeders against the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery And Gaming Corp. (OLG) on

Racing Discussed In Legislature

October 18, 2016:

On Tuesday, October 18, Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa reiterated the Ontario Liberal Government’s support for the provincial horse racing industry during question period in the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park in on

Oxilofrine Punishments Overturned

October 7, 2016:

In June 2015, following four races at three different tracks, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency’s (CPMA) test laboratory issued four Certificates of Positive Analysis for the Class 2 drug on

Race Patrol, Photo Finish Standards

July 7, 2016:

Following consultation with industry representatives, the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) released General Directive No. 1-2016 – Implementation of Minimum “Race Patrol” and “Photo Finish” on

Racing-Themed Product Released

May 3, 2016:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has announced another step in its integration of horse racing into the provincial gaming modernization. The OLG has announced that ‘The Canadian Triple Crown Instant game’ is now available at lottery retailers across on

Appeal Panel Members Appointed

April 6, 2016:

On Wednesday (April 6) the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced a number of individuals that have been appointed to the newly-created Horse Racing Appeal on

Upcoming AGCO Info Sessions

April 5, 2016:

As the 2016 race season gets underway, senior Judges and Stewards will be holding information sessions to explain what is changing –- and not changing –- as a result of the integration of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) into to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) on

Commission Releases Rulings

March 31, 2016:

On Thursday, March 31, the Ontario Racing Commission released its rulings in regard to appeals by horsemen Bob McClure, T. Bruce Gilkinson, Katie Gangell, Sue Marie Gangell and Callum Robinson. A ruling was also released on an appeal pertaining to OHHA/ on

Hanover Race Date Variance Approved

March 31, 2016:

The director of the Ontario Racing Commission has approved the application made by Hanover, Bentinck & Brant Agricultural Society to vary the 2016 race date schedule for Hanover on

Changes To Ont. Appeals Process

March 28, 2016:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has issued a notice to industry participants regarding changes to the adjudication of horse racing appeals. The changes will come into effect this Friday (April 1) on

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