The Registrar has approved the application made by The WFA Raceway Corporation to vary the 2021 race date schedules for The Raceway at Western Fair District (Western Fair).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Western Fair

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The Registrar has approved the application made by Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium  to vary the 2021 race date schedules for Fort Erie Racetrack (Fort Erie).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Fort Erie

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Delete: Sunday June 20, 2021

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The Registrar has approved the application made by Picov Downs Inc. to vary the 2021 race date schedules for Ajax Downs (Ajax). The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by The WFA Raceway Corporation to amend post times of the 2021 race date schedule for The Raceway at Western Fair District (Western ...

Other fit-for-duty assessments that do not require the collection of a biological sample will also be continued

As an update to the March 2020 Industry Notice on the use of the breathalyzer, the AGCO has developed an interim measure to incorporate another tool to maintain the Human Alcohol and Drug Program to ensure safety during the COVID...

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has reviewed the results of the testing of horses for Strangles this week in the affected barn at the Shamrock Training Centre. 

An additional four new horses in the affected barn have tested positive, bringing the total to eight horses. Horses housed in another section of the...

A broad set of rule changes to modernize, provide flexibility and reflect current practice while maintaining integrity and the welfare of all participants

Effective April 6, 2021, the AGCO will implement a number of rule changes to the Thoroughbred and Standardbred Rules of Racing following consultation with horseperson representatives and...

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The Government of Ontario announced in its 2020 Budget that, in addition to regulating Ontario’s existing gaming market and a new internet gaming (iGaming) framework,...

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The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by The WFA Raceway Corporation to amend post times of the 2020 race date schedule for The Raceway at Western Fair District (Western Fair).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Western Fair

Revised Post Time(s)

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The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by The WFA Raceway Corporation to amend post times of the 2020 race date schedule for The Raceway at Western Fair District (Western Fair) and the application made by Woodbine Entertainment Group to variance the 2020 race date schedules for Mohawk Park (Mohawk)....

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The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has been informed that three additional horses tested positive for Strangles this week in the affected barn at Shamrock Training Centre. Restrictions remain in effect. 

In addition, two other Standardbreds unloaded in Ontario were identified as being shipped with the horse that...

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) was informed a Standardbred race horse that had travelled from Red Shores Racetrack in PEI on Sunday February 14, 2021 with four other horses has tested positive for strangles. The race horse is in isolation at another property as of Tuesday February 16, 2021.

Four non-racing...

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The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by The WFA Raceway Corporation to amend post times of the 2021 race date schedule for The Raceway at Western Fair District (Western Fair).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Western Fair

Revised Post Time(s)

...

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has continued working with the Government of Ontario to increase the number of cannabis Retail Store Authorizations (RSAs) that are issued each month.

Effective today, February 16, 2021, the pace of store authorizations has increased from 20 to 30 RSAs each week.

AGCO...

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The Ontario Government announced its plans to lift the provincial emergency order, which includes horse racing, effective February 16, 2021.

To prepare for the return to racing, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is actively reviewing Ontario’s horse racing rules and regulations to ensure responsible measures...

The Registrar has approved the application made by Rideau Carleton Raceway Holdings Ltd. to vary the 2021 race date schedules for Rideau Carleton Raceway (Rideau Carleton).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Rideau Carleton

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Delete: Sunday February 14...

On February 8, 2021, the Government of Ontario announced that when it is safe to do so, each region of the province will transition gradually from the Stay-at-Home order currently...

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The Registrar has approved the application made by Ontario Racing on behalf of Woodbine Entertainment Group to vary the 2021 race date schedules for Mohawk Park (Mohawk).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Mohawk

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Delete: Monday, March 29, Wednesday...

In early December 2020 the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) was informed a Standardbred horse that had travelled from PEI had tested positive for strangles. That horse was put in isolation at a farm in Princeton, ON. There were three other horses in the trailer.

Of the three, one non-racing saddle horse was unloaded...

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As we enter a second provincial state of emergency, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) will once again be extending the term of all active liquor and gaming licences, registrations and authorizations by three months in order to continue providing support to the people and businesses regulated by the AGCO affected by the COVID-...

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In: General - Thursday, January 14, 2021

Stay-at-home order takes effect in Ontario

In response to rising COVID-19 cases, the Ontario Government declared a second provincial emergency and announced a number of new public health measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19. On Thursday, January 14, 2021, a stay-at-home order took effect in Ontario requiring everyone to remain at home with limited exceptions. More information is...

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