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Technology and Passion: Ontario Equine Vets Showing the Way

Technology and Passion: Ontario Equine Vets Showing the WayIf, as Dr Michele Travers says, "a veterinarian's best friend is an x-ray machine," Itzhoweeroll's best friends are the passionate and tech-savvy Ontario veterinarians in this video. Click here to watch the video

 

Emma Jayne Wilson continues her international Leadership

Canadian jockey Emma Jayne Wilson continues her international leadership (photo: Dave Landry)Canada’s Emma-Jayne Wilson will captain “the girls” team at this year’s Shergar Cup for the second year in a row. A unique race day named after the 1981 Epsom Derby winner, the Shergar Cup brings together an international group of 12 jockeys who are divided into 4 teams and compete against one another in at least 5 of 6 designated races on the race day. Read more

Ontario horse racing industry vital to rural communities

Ontario horse racing budget 2015In the 2015 Budget, under the title of "Enabling Long-Term Success for Ontario’s Horse Racing Industry," the Ontario Government outlined its plans for horse racing by first acknowledging that "The horse racing industry is vital to rural communities across Ontario and is an important part of Ontario’s rich heritage. The industry supports rural jobs and economic development in the agricultural sector, particularly as they relate to the horse breeding sector." Read more

California Chrome and Able Friend headline Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot headliners California Chrome and Able Friend388 entries representing 10 countries have been received for the eight Group One races to be staged at Royal Ascot this year headlined by “America’s Horse,” California Chrome (Art Sherman) and the world’s best miler, Hong Kong’s Able Friend (John Moore).The Prince of Wales’s Stakes is shaping up as a truly international clash with 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, California Chrome, recently second in the Dubai World Cup. Read more

Annual results reveal US$595m dividend for British racing

Annual results reveal US$595m dividend for British racingJockey Club today announced its annual results, which reveal that the largest commercial group in British horseracing grew its business to record levels in 2014, with a sixth consecutive year of turnover growth, and used its resources to make record returns to the sport through contributions to prize money. By maxmizing its commercial operatings, the Jockey Club has pumped more than £400 million into prize money and facilities for customers and participants in the last decade. Read more

Kentucky DerbyWill your favourite horse be running on the first Saturday in May? Check out the current Kentucky Derby points standings.

Ontario Horse Racing

Over the last few weeks, many elected officials and lobbyists have approached Racing Future for information about the sport of horse racing in Ontario. Consequently, we are re-posting the components of our advocacy, which began in 2012 during the closure of the Slots at Racetrack Program. We invite those legislators and lobbyists who are interested in backgrounders to read through these materials on our Advocacy page. As always, we welcome all questions, comments, and ideas.

Meet on your own turf at Winners Circle Dating

Meet on your own turf at Winners Circle DatingHorse racing is one of the world's oldest sports that offers a great social experience everyone can enjoy. Dating Factory Inc helps horse racing fans and horse lovers connect with the introduction of the Racing Future's online dating site, WinnersCircleDating.com. Read more