The private member's Bill C-218 does not currently contain language that protects Canadian horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering.
Woodbine is in discussions with government officials and noted that November 28th would be the earliest date that racing could resume.
The HBPA of Ontario and Woodbine's CEO Jim Lawson emphasize to horsepeople the importance of continuing to social distance and wear masks as racing nears.
The Ontario Racing Task Force including HBPA Ont, groups from all three breeds, announce approval from OLG and the Ont. government for purse distribution.
Jim Lawson, CEO of Woodbine Entertainment and his board, HBPA, Ontario Racing working furiously to help horsepeople while racing on hold.
Colleen Beaumier's 10-year-old gelding won five of six races in 2019 including the Bob Summers Memorial Stakes, trained by Preston Ferris.
September 2014 saw the HBPA of Ontario introduce the T.V. show Talkin’ Horses. Pleased with the success of last year’s show, the Board of the HBPA is excited to announce that Talkin’ Horses will be back for another season, expanding from 10 to 21 episodes. Talkin’ Horses was created by executive producer Joe Tilley who […]