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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 priority....read 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 partnership....read 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 – quashed....read 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)....read on

Florida Decoupling Bill Moves Forward

April 3, 2017:

On Thursday, March 30 in Florida, decoupling legislation Senate Bill 8 was advanced via a vote of 32-6. The bill would allow slot machines to be introduced to existing pari-mutuel locations, and would also allow some locations to continue to offer slots gaming while dropping its pari-mutuel offerings....read on

Positive Comments From Plainridge

April 2, 2017:

Plainridge Park Casino Director of Racing Steve O’Toole has shared some of the positive news that has come from the track since it introduced slot-machine gaming into the fold....read on

Gaming Bill Advances In Illinois

March 2, 2017:

The Illinois Senate on Tuesday advanced SB7, the much-anticipated big gaming bill, which would allow slots at the racetracks....read on

Open Letter To SC's Ontario Members

December 19, 2016:

The following is an open letter penned by Dan Gall, Standardbred Canada's President & CEO, to the organization's Ontario-based members....read on

Western Fair Supports Funding Plan

December 2, 2016:

The following is a letter sent by Western Fair Association’s President and CEO Hugh Mitchell to Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa confirming his support, as well as Western Fair's, for the ministry’s long-term Government funding plan and encouragement to proceed with its implementation....read on

New Tioga Casino Opens Friday

November 30, 2016:

After a gaming license pursuit that has spanned more than three years, Tioga Downs has announced it will officially open the new casino to the public on Friday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m....read on

First Consultation Round Concludes

November 22, 2016:

The seventh and final consultation session regarding the proposed long-term funding framework for Ontario's horse racing industry took place on Tuesday (Nov. 22) in Milton, Ont....read on

Statement From Horse Peoples’ Alliance

November 22, 2016:

On Tuesday (Nov. 22) the Horse Peoples’ Alliance Of Ontario issued a statement regarding Ontario Racing's long-term funding framework and consultation process....read on

Consultations Continue Tuesday

November 21, 2016:

Ontario Racing (OR) will conclude the first round of scheduled in-person consultations on Tuesday, Nov. 22 regarding a proposed long-term funding framework for horse racing in the province....read on

Strong Turnout For Sixth Consultation

November 19, 2016:

Approximately 150 people attended Saturday's public consultation session in Port Perry, Ontario, hosted by Ontario Racing (OR)....read on

Consultations Continue Saturday

November 18, 2016:

Ontario Racing (OR) will host its sixth scheduled in-person consultation on Saturday, Nov. 19 regarding a proposed long-term funding framework for horse racing in the province....read on


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