November 27, 2015

2012 Criteria Book for Standardbred Improvement Program Released by ORC


Updates and revisions to the 2012 Criteria Book for the Standardbred Improvement Program have just been released by the Ontario Racing Commission.

Changes pertain to the Ontario Resident Mare Program (Declaration of Compliance), and to Ontario Sired Rewards and Ontario Bred Rewards.

Program criteria and all required forms for 2012 are available in the “Featured Showcase” section of the Ontario Racing Commission website.

Here’s the website for information specific to the Ontario Sires Stakes .

ORC Seeks Experienced Programs Manager

Do you have a good background, solid experience, and knowledge of the horse racing and breeding industry? The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) may want to hear from you, as they have commenced a search for the position of Manager of Industry Programs.

“The ORC has a new Outreach Program that will result in many local racing issues being resolved by those individuals and/or organizations that are directly involved in them,” says ORC Director of Industry Development and Support Wendy Hoogeveen. “We require a talented individual to develop and manage these programs administered by the ORC.”

She pointed out that this includes the Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program (QHRIDP), the Horse Improvement Program (HIP), the Thoroughbred Improvement Program (TIP), the Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP) and the Ontario RacingProgram.

“It’s an ambitious position to fill. That individual will be responsible for the operation,maintenance and development of these programs, including implementation of new initiatives, and the development and analysis of performance benchmarks.”

Hoogeveen added that the Manager will also need excellent communication and facilitation skills, as well as an understanding of financial analysis.

Think you have the right background? The competition closes September 16th, 2011.You can find more information on the ORC website, under Careers at ORC.

For more info, see ORC Careers

Contact: ORC Human Resources
Fax: (416) 213-7827