Horses returning from a layoff of over 150 days or making their first start in Ontario can be entered in first race without claiming price.
A Standardbred race horse that had travelled from Red Shores Racetrack in PEI with four other horses has tested positive for strangles.
Equine Guelph is looking for input on racehorse health priorities and online industry training (you could win a $50 Tim Hortons gift card!)
Horsemen and racing’s regulators continue to be bewildered by its source; trainers feel punishment is unfair and want purse money returned.
The AGCO is set to launch on-line services March 2 for licensing for horse racing and has issued some rule revisions and fee updates.
Transition at the AGCO is underway for Tom Mungham to assume role of CEO by August as Major ends 16 years at helm of Commission.
Starting in March 2020, the AGCO will no longer be accepting paper applications for horse racing-related licences and registrations.
15 tracks in the province have schedules set out for the upcoming year including Woodbine and Fort Erie with 133 and 40 dates
Category 2 rules are in place in Canada and the US while Category 1 rules apply in the rest of the world. Should Ontario change its rules?
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario is holding an information session regarding the race-day medication ban, April 13th at Woodbine.
A new race-day medication ban for Ontario racehorses has some veterinarians concerned about unintended consequences, that may compromise horse health.