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February 2019

Standardbred horsepeople vow to fight funding cut

Standardbred horsepeople vow to fight funding cut Funding to OHHA cut as of March 31 NEWS Feb 19, 2019 by Mac Christie  Flamborough Review Flamborough’s Jim Whelan trains a trotter in this 2005 file photo. The president of the Ontario Harness Horse Association, Whelan said OHHA, which had its funding cut by Ontario Racing, is the best organization to…

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OHHA vowing to fight for its survival in Ontario

OHHA vowing to fight for its survival in Ontario February 10, 2019 The existence of the Ontario Harness Horse Association is in jeopardy after a decision by Ontario Racing to transfer track revenue to rival Central Ontario Standardbred Association as of April 1. by Dave Briggs The Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA) is vowing to…

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2019 Schedule Set for Kawartha Downs

21-date schedule for Kawartha Downs now official Harness racing begins May 11, two weeks earlier than last year under expanded schedule SPORTS Feb 06, 2019 by Mike Davies  Examiner Sports Director An expanded 21-date racing schedule for Kawartha Downs for 2019 is now official. – Clifford Skarstedt , Examiner file photo It took a little longer than Ontario’s 14…

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Local Racing Industry Fears Fate after Funding Cut

Local harness racing industry fears fate after funding cut A funding cut to the region’s harness racing association stands to threaten the fate of smaller tracks such as Leamington Raceway, say those connected to the industry in Essex County. DAVE BATTAGELLO, WINDSOR STAR Updated: February 6, 2019 Harness racing returns to Leamington Raceway for first…

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IN CONSIDERATION OF THE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

(a) I agree to abide by OHHA's constitution and by-laws and appoint and grant OHHA the right to act as my sole and exclusive agent and representative for the purposes of negotiating and executing contracts with all racetracks in the Province of Ontario and executing agreements relating to racing with any other group, body or association and I assign and transfer to OHHA, during the time I am a member, all my intellectual property rights, throughout the world, including copyrights, personality rights, and any causes of action related thereto, that I may own, arising from or related to my racing activity.

(b) I agree and consent to the terms of the Privacy Agreement of the Ontario Harness Horse Association, a copy of which is published on the Ontario Harness Horse Association's website and available to me in print on request.