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Press Release From Ajax Downs

Quarter Horse Owner Celebrates First Win with Daughter of $800 Mare

The first race at Ajax Downs on Sunday August 6 was a first for Quarter Horse owner Kim Mark. Her filly Georgies May Kitty, foaled from a mare that she bought for just $800, sped to victory in an $11,500 maiden race, her sixth start of the 2017 racing season. Read More →

Ontario Liberals mull $1.6B in additional subsidies for struggling horse-racing industry

The proposal comes four years after then-premier Dalton McGuinty caused outrage when he canceled the ‘slots-at-racetracks program,’ a move that devastated rural Ontario. Read more 

QROOI Racing Syndicate Press Release

Press Release – April 19th, 2016 – QROOI Racing Syndicate

Another information meeting was held on April 16th, 2016 for those interested in participating in a Racehorse Syndicate Ownership. The meeting was very well attended, with many of the enthusiastic participants having learned of the Syndicate when visiting our booth at the recent Can-Am Equine Expo. The meeting was very informative, and there were many questions asked and answered. Four of the attendees have already purchased a share, and the first syndicate will be formed and ready to go by May 1st. Read More →

Can-Am Overview and Quarter Horse Racing Syndicate- Press Release

April 5th, 2016 – QROOI Press Release – Can-Am Overview and Quarter Horse Racing Syndicate

Over the weekend of April 1-3, the Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario, Inc. joined with Ajax Downs to host a booth at the Can-Am Expo to promote Quarter Horse Racing in general and also advertise the upcoming Quarter Horse Race Syndicate. QROOI was represented by president Bob Broadstock, directors Chantelle Bourgeois, Erik Lehtinen, Ralph Pearson and Gayle Sommer, as well as our office manager Monique McNamara. Ajax Downs employees Katina Milns, Kevin Humphrey and Mel Brown also helped promote the racetrack and our Syndicate. An assortment of information handouts was well received, along with vouchers for the Casino and the Betting Booth supplied by Ajax Downs. In addition, Ontario Racing had a neighbouring booth at Can-Am promoting racing in all three breeds in Ontario.

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