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Racing-Exclusive Online Courses a Win!

  Ontario racing industry provides feedback on Equine Guelph’s Pilot Project and looks forward to Fall Offerings     Guelph, ON Sept-16-2020 – 100% positive feedback has been received for the new online courses, developed exclusively for Ontario Racing industry members!  Respiratory health, lameness prevention and gut health prove to be a priority and AGCO…

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Update on Strangles Case – Emerald Isle Training Centre | Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario Update on Strangles Case – Emerald Isle Training Centre | Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario On August 7, 2020, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) was informed of a confirmed case of strangles in a 5-year-old Standardbred gelding in the Greater Hamilton area at the Emerald Isle Training Centre.  Strangles…

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Our next presenter is the Ontario Harness Horse Association. Please state your name for the record. You will have seven minutes for your presentation. Mr. Jim Whelan: Good afternoon. My name is Jim Whelan. I’m president of the Ontario Harness Horse Association. My general manager is Brian Tropea, and he will be doing the presentation…

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In light of a recent court decision, the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA) is calling on the Ontario Provincial Government to engage in meaningful mediation with the breeders of Standardbred racehorses in Ontario to resolve the harm caused by the previous Liberal government in unilaterally and without warning ending the Slots at Racetracks Program (SARP)….

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(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.