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Why Artspeak Was Shut Down Early

May 25, 2015:

"I felt like the horse wasn't ready to go on anymore; he'd lost some weight and I thought if I'm going to have a great three-year-old that has to do the battles that he does, I'm going to put him away and not go to the Breeders Crown and keep him up for another month."...read on

Father Patrick Triumphs In Maxie Lee

May 24, 2015:

Father Patrick kicked off his four-year-old campaign with a victory over the talented trotting mare Bee A Magician in the $150,000 Maxie Lee Memorial Trot -- one of three rich Invitationals on Sunday's harness racing card at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

2015 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 6, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has released the first list of 2015 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Clinton Drivers Challenge Sunday

May 25, 2015:

Two years ago, James MacDonald was leading Clinton Raceway’s annual drivers’ challenge heading into the final race when Trevor Henry pulled off a last-second victory....read on

Posts Drawn For 2015 Elitlopp

May 24, 2015:

The post positions have been drawn for next Sunday's 2015 Elitlopp, which will be contested at Sweden's famed Solvalla Racecourse....read on

Abbatiello, Fusco Top Freehold Meet

May 25, 2015:

Freehold Raceway’s 2015 winter-spring meet concluded on May 24 with Eric Abbatiello leading the driver standings and Vincent Fusco Jr. on top of the trainer standings....read on

Goldstar Badlands Upsets In Preferred

May 24, 2015:

Goldstar Badlands pulled off a double-digit upset in the $7,500 Preferred 3 Pace while Mister X extended his current win streak to highlight Sunday night's harness racing action at Flamboro Downs....read on

First Class Horse Wins As Promised Final

May 24, 2015:

First Class Horse continued his undefeated sophomore campaign on Sunday afternoon at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, adding the As Promised Stakes title to his resume....read on

Front End Holds Up In Quebec Series

May 24, 2015:

There were three divisions in the opening round of the $125,000 Quebec-Bred Series for pacers on Sunday at the Hippodrome 3R and all three winners did it leading from start to finish....read on

Henry Dominates At Clinton

May 24, 2015:

It was another Super Sunday at Clinton Raceway this weekend. The weather cooperated and crowds were treated to a great afternoon card of live harness racing....read on

Opening Day At Summerside

May 24, 2015:

Outside The Wire, with Jason Hughes in the bike, won the opening day feature race in a sparkling 1:55 flat Sunday at Red Shores Summerside....read on

'Beach Runner' Goes The Distance

May 25, 2015:

Rideau Carleton Raceway's weekly top class Winners Over events were co-featured on Sunday night with pacer Beach Runner A M lasting on the lead and trotter Rocky Boy prevailing off a pocket trip....read on

Believe This Bob Wires Tioga Pacers

May 24, 2015:

Making his local debut after chasing top pacers in Delaware, Mary Ann Larrimore's Believe This Bob ($4.10) had no trouble keeping clear of his seven rivals in Sunday (May 24) evening's $14,000 Open Pace at Tioga Downs, holding sway for a 1:50.3 triumph....read on

Bi Polar Rose Romps In Violet Stakes

May 24, 2015:

With some good sized crowds filling the apron for a festive Memorial Day weekend of fun-filled activities at Balmoral Park, a pair of Illinois conceived and foaled stake events for three-year-olds shared top billing on the racing oval....read on

Transformational Change

May 24, 2015:

"We all need to set aside our own individual interests and focus on what's in the best interest of the overall industry for us to be successful. If we take this approach with discipline, the chances of our own interests eventually being served are infinitely greater."....read on

Sears Sweeps Rooney Eliminations

May 24, 2015:

Brian Sears was the man about town Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s pair of $40,000 eliminations for the 25th Art Rooney Pace....read on

'Wiggle It' Stays Undefeated In Indiana

May 24, 2015:

Indiana’s three-year-old pacing colts were in the spotlight at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, May 23 to square off in the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes. Freaky Feet Pete and Wiggle It Jiggleit, considered two of the top pacing colts for 2015, both delivered in their respective eliminations....read on

Stubborn Belle Wins 2015 Debut

May 23, 2015:

Ontario-sired three-year-old pacing and trotting fillies were out in full force for the eliminations of the WEG-SBOA Stakes on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Carnivore Prevails In Photo Finish

May 23, 2015:

Carnivore and driver Walter Cheverie prevailed in a four-across finish to win the $2,200 Preferred 2 Pace featured on Saturday night at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Bev Sears Stakes To Wrangler Rockette

May 23, 2015:

Wrangler Rockette went wire-to-wire and held off the streaking mare Tajmeallover to win the $30,000 Bev Sears Stakes on Saturday afternoon at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Winning Debut For 'Beach' Brother

May 23, 2015:

Saturday night's card at Pompano Park featured a Winners Over Pace that was somewhat overshadowed by the pari-mutuel debut of Bring On The Beach, a three-year-old full-brother to the great Somebeachsomewhere....read on

'Ali' Streaks Into New Jersey Final

May 23, 2015:

Hurrikane Ali continued to impress with another effortless win in the $25,000 second leg of the New Jersey Sires Stakes at The Meadowlands on Saturday night....read on

Barn Doll Best In New York Sire Stakes

May 23, 2015:

Sent off the prohibitive 2-5 favourite, Barn Doll ($2.90) sustained a push to the fore on the far turn, drawing clear for a 1:54 triumph in her $40,600 New York Sire Stakes event for three-year-old trotting fillies on Saturday (May 23) evening at Vernon Downs....read on

Victor Espinoza To Appear At Pocono

May 23, 2015:

Triple Crown fever is striking everywhere, and anticipation is high for American Pharoah’s bid on Saturday, June 6 with the 147th Belmont Stakes....read on

JK Shesalady Makes Debut On Monday

May 23, 2015:

Top New York-sired three-year-old fillies and a collection of the finest four-year-old pacers and trotters in harness racing head to Upstate New York for Memorial Day weekend, as they headline the weekend's racing at Tioga and Vernon Downs....read on

Nuncio To Elitlopp, Sans Campbell

May 23, 2015:

A name very familiar to North American harness racing has been added to Sweden's famed Elitlopp set for next Sunday...but a plan to reunite him with his most familiar driver will not come to fruition....read on

SC Rewind: Small Town Tracks

May 23, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes a rather nostalgic look at the era of small town racing, a sort of combination history and geography session....read on

New Owner Program Revived

May 22, 2015:

There will be an extra buzz at Ontario racetracks this summer, as the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association renews the highly successful New Owner Mentoring Program....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

May 22, 2015:

Do you have a two-year-old that will be qualifying soon, or do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year? Do you have your paperwork in order?...read on

Geller Replacing Loiselle At Woodbine

May 22, 2015:

On Friday, May 22, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that Robert Geller will succeed Dan Loiselle as Woodbine's Thoroughbred race caller....read on

McNairs Sponsor Charity Fun Run

May 21, 2015:

A local father-son harness racing duo is sponsoring up to 20 children to run in the upcoming Giddy Up and Gallop Kids Fun Run held at Grand River Raceway on June 12, 2015....read on

Bring A Friend Challenge Returns

May 21, 2015:

Here’s your chance to share the passion you feel for Canadian harness racing and be an ambassador for the sport! The Bring A Friend National Challenge is back for the third consecutive year and will be hosted at tracks across the country from July 9-12....read on

Downey On N.B. Race Dates

May 20, 2015:

Horse Racing New Brunswick President Dr. Mitchell Downey has stated that live cards of pari-mutuel harness racing in the province will kick off in July, as opposed to May....read on

Notice Regarding Buprenorphine

May 20, 2015:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has issued a notice to the harness racing industry regarding buprenorphine....read on

Reminder: Zoom Spring Fever

May 20, 2015:

May’s Zoom Challenge theme is ‘Spring Fever.’ The 'I Love Canadian Horse Racing' fan club is looking for any type of horse photos that say ‘spring is here!’...read on

2015 Yearling Nomination Form

May 5, 2015:

Owners of yearlings eligible to be nominated to the Ontario Sires Stakes should be aware that yearling nomination forms were mailed in mid-April according to the information in the Standardbred Canada computer system at that time....read on

Fifty-Six ‘Cup’ Eligibles Remain

May 1, 2015:

The Pepsi North America Cup is less than two months away and the connections of 56 sophomore pacing colts and geldings have made the latest sustaining payment to keep their three-year-old on the ‘Cup’ trail....read on

Racing In Ontario's 2015 Budget

April 23, 2015:

On Thursday, Ontario's Finance Minister Charles Souza released the 2015 Budget. While the province's horse racing industry wasn't referenced in terms of an increase or decrease to funding, the Budget did hint to other proposed changes....read on

2015 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 21, 2015:

For the past several years, Trot Magazine's Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book has served as an initial barometer for the colts and geldings that may be in the running for the richest prize in Canadian harness racing....read on

Canada Hosts The World In 2017

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it will host the 2017 World Trotting Conference and World Driving Championship....read on

In Need Of A Nurse Mare?

March 4, 2010:

Standardbred Canada's Nurse Mare Program is designed to assist in matching orphaned or rejected foals with nurse mares, and now the process is even easier....read on

Up To Date With '15 Eligibility Fees?

December 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2015 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2015....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


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