Capsaicin Advisory

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July 23, 2020 MEMORANDUM TO: Provincial Regulatory Bodies Canadian Horse Racing Industry Horsepersons Groups SUBJECT: Capsaicin Advisory This memo is further to the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency’s (CPMA) notice to industry on September 19, 2019 on the subject of capsaicin, and reminds veterinarians, racehorse trainers and owners that capsaicin is a prohibited substance in Canada due…

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New legislation protects farms and food safety

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New legislation protects farms and food safety Posted on 17 June 2020 in News June 17, 2020 — Ontario farm families depend on the safety and security of their farms to raise livestock, and grow and produce food to maintain a strong, reliable food supply. That’s why Ontario’s farm and commodity groups applaud the Ontario government for Bill 156,…

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Vernon: Management, horsemen come to terms on two year contract extension

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The Harness Horse Association of Central New York (HHACNY), the Gaming Commission-recognized representative horsemen’s association at Vernon Downs Racetrack, is pleased to announce that it has secured a two year extension of its horsemen’s agreement with Vernon Downs’ Management and agreed to a waiver of the 10-percent cap on the two important 2020 Vernon stakes in…

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Return to Racing: Additional Temporary Amendments to the Rules of Racing

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Industry Notice – Return to Racing: Additional Temporary Amendments to the Rules of Racing On May 20, 2020, the Registrar announced a number of Temporary Rule Amendments to address pre-racing activities associated with the return to racing. These amendments were based on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s (AGCO) active review of Ontario’s horse racing rules…

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