Young people, music, being social and having fun! This is horse racing marketing, Hong Kong style. Click on the video for the specially written theme song and a sampling of what young racegoers can experience by going to the races each week during "Happy Wednesday" at Happy Valley Race Track in Hong Kong.
Racing Future celebrates and supports Minister of Finance Charles Sousa's position on horse racing tabled today in the 2013 Budget. In anticipation of the question, "What does integrating horse racing into the overall provincial gaming strategy mean?" we have taken some time to request and compile commentary from various people and organizations who are involved in horse racing around the globe. The result is A Submission by Racing Future on Implementing the Announced Integration of the Horse racing Industry into the Overall Ontario Gaming Strategy. We have submitted our paper to the Horse Racing Transition Panel and we are publishing it today on Racing Future. Our intention is to advance the discussion on integration.
We’ve shared our thoughts on this critical subject. What are yours?
Ontario Horse Racing: Fort Erie's Back Stretch is open, horses are arriving, training is taking place. Opening day is set for Saturday, May 26th. There are 50 Thorougbred dates on the 2013 calendar, which is available at Forterieracing.com. Click here to see what's happening on the back stretch!
Over the past 11 months we've run into many who are passionate about the sport of horse racing and have so much to share from an education point of view that we decided to take the initiative and create the Racing Future Radio Network.
We are are now seeking part-time hosts who have both broadcasting and horse racing experience. If you, or someone you know, has these qualifications and would like to be considered for a part-time hosting position with our broadcasting team, please get in touch.
TORONTO, March 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Premier Kathleen Wynne's announcement today that transition funding agreements have been completed with Fort Erie and two other racetracks - Flamboro Downs and Georgian Downs - is another very important step forward in implementing the premier's commitment to restore viability and vitality to the Ontario horse racing and breeding industry, says Dennis Mills, president and CEO of Racing Future Inc.
After only 15 days in the Legislature, Premier Kathleen Wynne announces a new way forward for Ontario horse racing. Six tracks now have 3 year transitional funding agreements in place and negotiations with remaining tracks are ongoing & expected to conclude successfully very soon. Horse racing will be integrated into the provincial gaming strategy: new & different revenue opportunities will be made available to horse racing to ensure its sustainability.
In light of Premier Wynne's commitment to integrate horse racing into the province's overall gaming strategy, Racing Future is re-publishing our Open Letter to Dalton McGuinty from June 2012.In reading our letter, we ask that you pay particular attention the constructive ideas about horse racing - gaming strategy integration and share your thoughts. Thank you.
TVO Agenda Plus with Steve Paikin: Q & A on Ontario horse racing industry with Dennis Mills and John Snobelen. Click here to watch the broadcast. (Daniel Kitts, producer).
In our advocacy on behalf of everyone involved in horse racing, we get asked why we are doing what we're doing at Racing Future. This video answers the question.