Author Archive for Monique Mcnamara

PRESS RELEASE Quarter Racers Congratulate Doug Ford and New Ajax MPP Rod Phillips on Win

Ajax — Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario Inc. is congratulating Doug Ford on his party’s election win last night and welcomes new Ajax MPP, Rod Phillips. Read More →

An Ontario PC Government will immediately begin work to bring back the Slots at Racetracks Program

Much-needed support for Ajax Downs 

Today, Rod Phillips announced that an Ontario PC government will immediately begin work to bring back the Slots-at-Racetracks Program (SARP).

“An Ontario PC government is going to work to bring this program back and help quarter horse racing thrive and grow in Durham Region. I have been working with Bob Broadstock and the quarter horse people for months, to find practical, achievable solutions to save the industry here in Durham.

“Quarter horse racing is responsible for 1700 jobs in Durham Region, and the revenue from the slots has helped keep property taxes lower. Without the slots, the Town of Ajax stands to lose $8 million in revenue yearly.

“In 2012, the minority Liberal Government, including Dalton McGuinty, Kathleen Wynne and Joe Dickson, passed their budget through the Legislature – which included the decision to kill SARP. Rather than voting against the budget, and stopping the gutting of the horse racing industry, the NDP, led by Andrea Horwath, abstained and propped up the government. In 2015, MPP Joe Dickson, signed a letter supporting the Durham Live proposal.

“The Ontario PCs will launch a working group to consult with the horse racing community and gaming proponents to bring slots back to racetracks as quickly possible.

“Only the Ontario PCs are committed to bringing this important program back. The NDP are waffling and refusing to commit.”

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March 20th 2018 – Approved 2018 Stakes Program

The QROOI 2018 Stakes Program has been approved. Please see our Stakes Program on the QROOI website for dates and fee payments. Stakes booklets are being printed this week and will be available at the end of the week. Monique will also have booklets at the Horsemen’s Party Saturday March 24th, 2018.

Track Magazine-Talking Horses

President Bob Broadstock QROOI President Bob Broadstock is featured in Track Magazine – Talking Horses.
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First Line Racing newest addition

First Line Racing members attended the Heritage Place auction January 18-20 in Oklahoma City,  The trip started with an emotional farewell to our beloved Cr Party With Corona.  It is our understanding that she will be bred to one of the Lazy E stallions and we’re hoping to get an update.  First Line Racing had a good year in 2017, all of us learning a lot about owning and racing a horse plus with the help of Ajax Downs, some of us learned how to bet on a horse.  It was such an amazing experience First Line Racing decided to purchase another horse for the 2018 season.  Introducing Eye am the Eagle, purchased at the auction on January 19, 2018.

If you missed out on the fun last year you can purchase a share this year.  Contact Monique at qrooiheadoffice@gmail.com or by phone 905-426-7050
Check out Eye am the Eagle auction catalogue listing and you will see why we are very excited.

First Line Racing addition Eye am the Eagle catalogue listing QROOI.com