The Registrar has approved the application made by Picov Downs Inc. to amend the 2021 race date schedules for Ajax Downs (Ajax).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Ajax

Revised Date(s)

 

 

Delete: Monday September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25 and November 1, 2021...


In: Horse Racing - Thursday, August 19, 2021

Industry Notice: Heat Warning

The health and welfare of the horse is of paramount concern to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and to members of the racing community. An effort to monitor weather conditions and how it will impact the racehorse is in keeping with this mandate.

The AGCO has advised its Official Veterinarians and racing officials...

The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by Woodbine Entertainment Group to amend post times of the 2021 race date schedule for Woodbine Racetrack (Woodbine).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Woodbine

Revised Post Time(s)

 

 

Sunday,...

The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by Dresden Agricultural Society to amend the 2021 race date schedule for Dresden Raceway (Dresden).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Dresden

Revised Date(s)

 

 

Add: Sunday August 1, 2021...

The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by Grand River Raceway Corporation to amend the 2021 race date schedule for Grand River Raceway (Grand River).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Grand River

Revised Date(s)

 

 

Add: Monday...


In: Horse Racing - Monday, July 5, 2021

Industry Notice: Heat Warning

The health and welfare of the horse is of paramount concern to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and to members of the racing community. An effort to monitor weather conditions and how it will impact the racehorse is in keeping with this mandate. 

The AGCO has advised its Official Veterinarians and racing officials...

The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application to amend the 2021 race date schedule made by Picov Downs Inc. for Ajax Downs (Ajax) and by Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium for Fort Erie Racetrack (Fort Erie).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Ajax

Revised Date(s)

...

The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application to amend the 2021 race date schedule made by Hanover, Bentinck & Brant Agricultural Society for Hanover Raceway (Hanover) and by RIC (KDHR) Inc. for Kawartha Downs (Kawartha). The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application to amend post times...

The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by Woodbine Entertainment Group to amend post times of the 2021 race date schedule for Mohawk Park (Mohawk) and Woodbine Racetrack (Woodbine). The Registrar has also approved the application made by Woodbine Entertainment Group to vary the 2021 race date schedule for...

The Ontario government’s Stay-at-Home order is in place until at least June 2, 2021, with the potential for racing to resume on June 14, 2021.

In anticipation of racing potentially resuming upon expiry of the order, the following revisions have been made to the Standardbred Rules of Racing.

Pursuant to s. 2 of the...

On June 1, 2021, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) will implement the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency’s (CPMA) recommendation to lower the thresholds for total carbon dioxide (TCO2). 

The AGCO will lower the thresholds for TCO2 from 37mmol/L to 36mmol/L, and from 39mmol/L to 38mmol/L for horses registered in the Exercise...

The AGCO has noted that Standardbred horses at Red Shores Racetrack in PEI have tested positive for Strangles.

Strangles is a highly contagious and serious infection of horses and other equines caused by the bacterium, ...

The Ontario government’s Stay-at-Home order is in place until at least June 2, 2021. The AGCO is awaiting government direction regarding what types of activities will be permitted to occur after this date. 

In the meantime, the AGCO would like to issue a reminder that race horses cannot be entered to race until they are properly...

On June 1, 2021, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) will implement the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency’s (CPMA) decision to lower the thresholds for total carbon dioxide (TCO2).

The AGCO will lower the thresholds for TCO2 from 37mmol/L to 36mmol/L, and from 39mmol/L to 38mmol/L for horses registered in the Exercise Induced...

The Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is temporarily deleting Standardbred Rule 15.09(a) which requires that horses who are claimed in Ontario only race at tracks in the province for 60 days after being claimed, otherwise risking a monetary penalty or suspension.

To support industry participants and...

AGCO horse racing licensing applications and renewals have moved online. All AGCO transactions, including adding a horse to the Exercise Induced Pulmonary Haemorrhage (EIPH) program in Ontario, must be completed through the iAGCO online portal at www.agco.ca/iAGCO. For more information, see...

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

The Registrar has approved the following:

Mohawk

Revised Date(s)

 

 

Add: Sundays April 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2021

Total: 4 ...

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

The Registrar has approved the following:

Western Fair

Revised Date(s)

 

 

Add...

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

Revised Date(s)

 

 

Add: Thursday April 1, ...

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

Revised Date(s)

 

 

Delete: Sunday June 20, 2021

Total...

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