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October 2020

Capsaicin Update

This memo is to update the racing industry regarding the positive tests for capsaicin.   Since June 2020, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) has issued Certificates of Positive Analysis for capsaicin in all Canadian jurisdictions that raced.   When a cluster of positive cases is reported, the CPMA begins an investigation, in collaboration with the…

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OHHA RRSP UPDATE

Contributions are now being accepted for the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA) Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP). Any Standardbred racing industry participant can join the plan. In order to qualify for the industry contribution to their retirement account, owners, trainers, and drivers must have participated in 12 races in Ontario in 2019. Owners and breeders…

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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.