18101 Cedardale Rd, Nestleton, ON, L0B 1L0
Bob Broadstock, QH breeder, trainer, owner and President of the Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario Inc (QROOI). Broadstock also suns his own computer programming and consulting business.He and his wife Marie own a farm near Port Perry Ontario where they train racing stock and care for three broodmares. Their home-breds earned nearly $70,000 last year. Broadstock worked his way up through the ranks under the critical eye of owner/trainer Joe Tavares.“I am looking forward to the day when I can work on my house business full-time. I am hoping the Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Plan, incorporating the slot agreement and the breeding program, will get me there.”
Chantelle Bourgeois has been involved in the Horse racing industry for over 25 years. First as a groom and exercise rider of Thoroughbreds working for hall of fame trainer Mac Benson. Then as a breeder, owner and Trainer of Quarter Horses. Chantelle, Dean and their daughter Emily own a farm in Enniskillen Ontario with a small band of broodmares, and resident stallion Look at Magics Form. Chantelle breeds, raises, breaks and trains their own horses. Chantelle is also a Sr. Software Architect with the Toronto based consultant firm T4G Inc. She hopes to combine her experience and passion for Horse Racing with her experience as a consultant for some of Canada’s top corporations to serve the QROOI
Brooke Sisson is a young horsewoman actively involved in many sectors of the equine industry. At a young age, Brooke developed a custom line of tack designed and manufactured exclusively for herself that she continues to wholesale to many tack stores across North America. She also operates a successful training/consignment program specializing in off the track horses. With an apparent need for speed formerly being a barrel racer, she now has jumped right into the QH race world. In a short term of 3 years, she has quickly transitioned from a pony rider and gallop girl to owning 7 runners, 5 broodmares and a stallion prospect. Brooke is dedicated to improving the Quarter Horse racing program and looks forward to assisting with beneficial changes to our racing industry.
I started QR in 1970. I became President of the QROOI in 1972. I put together the Maple Leaf Futurity and the Maple Leaf Derby and started running those futurities and derbies 1973. I put together Alex Picov Championship in 1974 for the very first running. In 1977 I received the first Pari-Mutal Racing In August and we received it for 4 days. I received Registered of Merit from AQHA in 1979. I became President the OQHA in 1985 and 1986. I became chairman of Quarter Rama in 1980-1989. I was inducted into OQHA in 2005. I am really excited to be a Director and get back to working with the Quarter Horse Industry to help in any way I can.
Amanda McCormack has rode and worked around horses most of her life, she started working in the Quarter Horse Industry in 2007. She started as a groom then worked her way up as a pony rider and assistant trainer before getting her trainers license. Amanda has been breeding and training her own race horses on her family’s farm in Cavan since 2015. Amanda is excited to be Director on the board and is looking forward to contributing. Being new to the organization she is eager to take any advice or suggestions to help improve our Quarter horse racing.