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Daughter To Defeat Father?

July 31, 2014:

“We’re both very competitive. I think deep down inside, if somebody beats him he would want it to be me. But it’s really deep down because he really wants to win first himself.”...read on

Living The Dream With "The Captain"

July 31, 2014:

"Sweet Lou has been very good, but I don’t fear him. My feeling is that 'Captain' is improving in each race and will continue to improve. He needs to get lucky at the draw and you always need racing luck, that’s a given."...read on

Sires Stakes Debut For Galbraith

July 31, 2014:

Lori Ferguson, a Standardbred breeder from Woodville, Ont., puts a great deal of thought into the names she selects for her colts and fillies. Her most recognizable moniker was Billyjojimbob, whose name came from the closing sequence of the television show 'The Waltons.'...read on

Hall Of Fame Gala Sold Out

July 31, 2014:

It has been announced that tickets for the upcoming Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner on August 6 are now sold out....read on

Pottie Appointed In Nova Scotia

July 31, 2014:

The Nova Scotia Government has announced that Stephen Pottie has been named the new general manager of the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition in Truro and that he will be starting the job immediately....read on

Royal Ice Hot Heading Into Hambo

July 31, 2014:

“They are going much faster and I don’t take much stock in that. I like the fact that he’s a horse that’s very willing and wants to go."...read on

World Record A Matter Of Time

July 30, 2014:

"I’m sure Ronnie is going to come to me one of these days under the right conditions and say to go ahead and shatter the world record. And then I will.”...read on

Western Vintage Looking To Strike

July 31, 2014:

If all the pieces fall into place, the connections of Western Vintage could be sipping champagne on Saturday....read on

Look Sharp Passes

July 31, 2014:

Hagemeyer Farms has announced with sadness and a heavy heart that stallion Look Sharp has passed away at the age of 31....read on

Clarence Levan Passes

July 31, 2014:

Standardbred breeder/owner Clarence A. Levan, 78, of Lebanon, Ohio, passed away on July 29 in Franklin, Ohio....read on

Flamboro Training Information

July 31, 2014:

Officials from Flamboro Downs have announced that the track will be open for training starting Tuesday, August 5, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon....read on

Newfoundland Post Time Changes

July 31, 2014:

Officials with the St. Johns Racing & Entertainment Centre in Newfoundland would like to remind all horsepeople and fans of post time changes for three upcoming race cards – the first of which is this weekend....read on

Updated: Racing At Pugwash Saturday

July 30, 2014:

Trot Insider has received updated information regarding the program of live racing that will take place this Saturday (August 2) at Sport Pugwash in Nova Scotia....read on

Blooded Horse Sale Yearlings Online

July 31, 2014:

Officials with the annual Blooded Horse Summer Sale in Delaware, Ohio have announced that the yearlings that are in the sale can now be viewed online....read on

Simulcast Marketplace At Symposium

July 31, 2014:

The Race Track Industry Program has announced that the Global Simulcast Marketplace will be returning to this year’s edition of the conference....read on

New York Fair Number Changed

July 31, 2014:

Officials with the Harness Horse Breeders of New York State have announced that the phone number for the Franklin County Fair (Malone) has been changed due to ongoing issues....read on

State Fair Racing To Return To Scioto

July 31, 2014:

Ohio State Fair races for two and three-year-olds in their respective divisions will be contested on Friday (August 1) and Saturday (August 2)....read on

More Wall Of Fame Awards Announced

July 30, 2014:

Dean Davis, Monica Drago, Nadine Habke, Deb Sweney and Dr. Dan Wilson will be recognized as part of the Wall of Fame ceremonies at Northfield Park on Sunday, August 10. The banquet festivities begin at 5 p.m....read on

Hemi Seelster Triples In Grassroots

July 30, 2014:

Seven $18,000 divisions of the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters took place on Wednesday (July 30) at Grand River Raceway, and Hemi Seelster padded his lead atop the group with a 2:02 victory in the sixth split....read on

Poirier Stable Scores Natural Hat Trick

July 30, 2014:

Local trainer Joseph Poirier went on a three-race win streak mid-card on Wednesday evening at Inverness Raceway....read on

Track Records In P.E.I. Trotting Series

July 30, 2014:

The Callbeck Stakes and the PEI Trotting Series highlighted a 15-dash program Wednesday at Red Shores Summerside....read on

Band Of Angels Equals Track Record

July 31, 2014:

The Yannick Gingras-Ron Burke combination teamed up to sweep the three big time New York Sire Stakes races at Saratoga Casino and Raceway on Wednesday night....read on

Little Santamonica Wins Batavia Open

July 30, 2014:

For the second week in a row, an outside invader laid claim to the top pacing prize for fillies and mares in the distaff Open at Batavia Downs....read on

Cowgirl Hall & Palone Steal The Spotlight

July 30, 2014:

Cowgirl Hall made it look easy in Wednesday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows, zipping to the lead for Dave Palone and scoring in 1:53.2 without a serious challenge....read on

Hambletonian Hopeful To Defy The Odds?

July 30, 2014:

“I ain’t going to be here forever; this might be my last shot for the Hambletonian. We got the right draw, we got the right driver on him, we got the right trainer. It’s a win-win situation. So I’ll see you in the winner’s circle.”...read on

Steady Warrior Tops McNair Sale

July 30, 2014:

Three-year-old pacing colt Steady Warrior fetched the highest price at Tuesday's McNair Mixed Sale at Grand River Raceway....read on

Hambletonian 'Dream' Come True

July 30, 2014:

“At the start of this year, we didn’t really know how good he would be and every week he got better. He’s earned his way there; you don’t get too many opportunities like this.”...read on

Posts Set For 2014 Hambletonian

July 29, 2014:

Despite returning to the heat format in 2013, this year's Hambletonian will be a one-race race for all the cash as 11 three-year-olds have entered Saturday's prestigious event....read on

Report: Fort Erie Sale Very Close

July 30, 2014:

It has been reported that a sale for Fort Erie's historic thoroughbred facility is expected to be completed as soon as this week....read on

Hennessey To Drive In Europe

July 30, 2014:

If you're looking to secure Wally Hennessey for a few drives after his Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame induction next Wednesday, the reinsman already has a full dance card....read on

Kelti Burnett Memorial Drawn

July 30, 2014:

Horse Racing New Brunswick will present the $5,000 Kelti Burnett Memorial Pace as part of its 10-race card this Friday (August 1) at Connell Park in Woodstock....read on

McJestic Headlines Red Shores Feature

July 30, 2014:

A hard-hitting field of pacers will contest the featured dash (Race 11) during this Thursday’s program of live racing at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

New Format For Drivers’ Championship

July 30, 2014:

Officials with Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs have announced that there is a new format for the 2014 Drivers’ Championship, which is scheduled to take place on a pair of marquee race days at both New York raceways....read on

ZOOM Poll Now Open!

July 29, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club would like to thank everyone who submitted photos for July’s It’s Post Time Photography Challenge which asked our Fan Club members to submit photos that featured racing action - a horse warming up, racing, or in the winner’s circle that captured the anticipation and the excitement of a horse race....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Catalogue Online

July 27, 2014:

Pedigrees for the 2014 Canadian Yearling Sale are now available online....read on

Some Gold Cup & Saucer History

July 29, 2014:

As a lead up to the 55th edition of the Sobey's Gold Cup and Saucer, Red Shores has taken a quick look back at some of the most memorable moments from the Maritimes’ classic pacing event....read on

Tax Reduction Allocations Revised

July 28, 2014:

On Monday, July 28, the Ontario Racing Commission announced the approval of revised allocations of the Pari-Mutuel Tax Reduction (PMTR) to support and encourage the horse racing industry in Ontario....read on

No Vegas Vacation For 2014

July 28, 2014:

“The beginning of the 2014 was sad because he came off a great year, especially for a newer owner like me, then something like this happens and it pulls you back to reality.”...read on

Hambletonian Pop Quiz

July 27, 2014:

Trainers and drivers are put to the test in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature on Hambletonian trivia....read on

SC Rewind: On Bill Galvin

July 26, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith reflects on the long and interesting career of soon-to-be Hall of Famer Bill Galvin....read on

Industry Info Session Coverage

July 24, 2014:

On Thursday afternoon, Trot Insider provided live coverage from the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Information Meeting Session which took place at the Country Heritage Park outside Milton, Ont....read on

NDC Field Confirmed

July 4, 2014:

On Tuesday, August 26, eight of Canada’s best drivers will compete in eight races during a single card of racing. One man will claim victory and the honour of representing Canada on the world driving stage in Australia next year. The question is, who?...read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 1, 2014:

Results are now available for Trot Magazine's 2014 Fantasy Stable; to view the leaderboard...click here

Update On Animal Pedigree Act

May 2, 2014:

Representatives of Standardbred Canada were present at the annual meeting of the Canadian Livestock Records Corporation in Calgary, Alta....read on

Ontario Horse Racing Coverage

March 21, 2012:

Trot Insider has gathered all of the news stories regarding the Ontario horse racing industry's transition from the Slots-At-Racetracks program (SARP)....read on

Job Opening At SC

July 14, 2014:

There is an immediate part-time position available in the Member Services area of Standardbred Canada....read on


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