HomePublicationsNewsletter ArchiveNewslettersVolume 18Issue 26Ontario Racing Commission Approves Windsor Raceway Request to Cancel License

On Thursday, August 23, 2012, the Ontario Racing Commission (“ORC”) announced that it had conditionally approved Windsor Raceway’s request to cancel its racing license. If the raceway meets certain financial terms and conditions then the cancellation will become effective as of 11:59pm next Friday, August 31, 2012.

Windsor Raceway had submitted a letter on August 15, 2012, to notify the ORC of its intent to return its racing license to the commission. The ORC announcement also indicates that horsemen under contract with the raceway have been notified of the raceway’s request. In addition, the ORC has stated that it will release further information on the financial considerations, as well as how the commission will handle transferring purse monies, in the near future.

 

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