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ORC denies OHHA Appeal

09:40 PM 28 Nov 2007 NZDT
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The Ontario Racing Commission today (November 28) released its ruling on the Ontario Harness Horse Associations' appeal of a decision in regard to 2008 race dates for Dresden and Windsor Raceway.

The ORC has ruled against OHHA's appeal and has upheld the original ruling.

The contents of the ORC ruling are below.

The Ontario Harness Horse Association appealed the Executive Director's decision for the allocation of 2008 race dates for both Dresden Raceway and Windsor Raceway.

The Ontario Racing Commission Panel hearing the matter consisted of Chair Rod Seiling and Commissioners Jane Garthson and Bernard Brennan, D.V.M.

The Panel convened on November 19, 2007. Maureen A. Harquail and Wendy Hoogeveen appeared for the Administration, John Walzak appeared for the Ontario Harness Horse Association and Chris Kruba and Pat Soulliere appeared for Dresden Raceway and Windsor Raceway.

Upon reviewing the evidence and on hearing the submissions by Counsel for the Administration, the Ontario Harness Horse Association and Counsel for Dresden Raceway and Windsor Raceway, the Panel dismissed the appeals and upheld the decisions of the Executive Director.

Written reasons attached.

Read the full release issued by the ORC in PDF format.

Courtesy Of Standardbred Canada

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