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Moreau Has A Monster Night

January 27, 2015:

Richard Moreau had a memorble night during Monday’s 10-race card at Woodbine Racetrack thanks to the five winners he sent out at the Rexdale, Ontario oval....read on

Blais Discusses His Stable, Stars

January 26, 2015:

All things considered, trainer Luc Blais was pretty happy about his first year training for prominent Standardbred owner Serge Godin. While in discussion with Trot Insider, the conditioner also provided an update on Intimidate, Prestidigitator and Wheeling N Dealin....read on

Update: Cancellations Due To Blizzard

January 26, 2015:

The northeastern United States is bracing for a wallop of winter weather, and officials from various Standardbred racetracks have announced cancellations and their alternative arrangements for racing activities scheduled for this week....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

The Raceway To Offer $15k Guarantee

January 27, 2015:

The Monday program at The Raceway at Western Fair District produced another large carryover in the late Super Hi-5 of more than $6,700 which means the London oval will be offering an instant guarantee of $15,000 on the early Super Hi-5 on Tuesday night’s program....read on

Pompano Opens To 'Pertty' & 'Patty'

January 26, 2015:

Fillies and mares were in the spotlight Monday night at Pompano Park with Pertty Music scoring a repeat win in the $13,000 Open Handicap Pace for mares and Saint Pattys Doll taking the photo finish victory in the similar feature event for trotters....read on

Dover Feature To Fox Valley Hermia

January 26, 2015:

Fox Valley Hermia opened up a solid late in the late stages of Monday’s $18,000 feature race for distaffers at Dover Downs, and she managed to hold on for a narrow score in the main event....read on

A Promoter For The Ages

January 26, 2015:

"They’re not a major track with major purses or major stake races, but he has kept them in front of everybody and kept them alive in all the media and certainly in all the trade media almost single-handedly."...read on

Last Call For O'Brien Tickets

January 26, 2015:

Canada’s harness racing champions will be honoured at the 2014 O’Brien Awards Black Tie Gala on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, Ontario....read on

‘Ambassador’ Nominations Due Tuesday

January 5, 2015:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is seeking nominations for the 2014 Ambassador of the Year....read on

Prix d'Amerique To Up And Quick

January 25, 2015:

Favoured Up And Quick and driver Jean-Michel Bazire were victorious in the 2015 Prix d'Amerique on Sunday at Paris-Vincennes....read on

O'Brien Dream Dates Revealed

January 25, 2015:

Trainers and drivers reveal their dream dates for the O'Brien Awards in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Immortal Nominations Due In March

January 26, 2015:

The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame is inviting Immortal nominations for the Class of 2015. All museum members, in good standing, have the privilege of nominating persons and horses who they feel have made a significant contribution to the sport of harness racing....read on

Red Shores Draw Date Switched

January 26, 2015:

Officials with Red Shores have announced that the Charlottetown Driving Park will be changing its draw date for the track’s Saturday, January 31 program due to expected poor weather on Tuesday....read on

Horseman Wins In The Race Car

January 26, 2015:

Al Carter, who has bred, owned and raced Standardbreds for the past two decades doubles as a race car driver. A cancer survivor from Greenville, Del., Carter, has become a Rolex 24 At Daytona Champion. It took Carter only four Rolex 24 At Daytona participations to win the ‘greatest endurance race in North America.’...read on

Handicapping Champion Wins $800,000

January 25, 2015:

John O’Neil, of Huntington Station, New York, topped a field of 606 entries to win the $800,000 first-place prize and an Eclipse Award as Horseplayer of the Year at this weekend’s 16th annual Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC)....read on

Harold Snyder Passes

January 26, 2015:

Harold Snyder, founder of International Sound Co., headquartered in Pikesville, Md., a leading provider of video and sound at many racetracks in the United States, passed away on January 26....read on

James 'Allan' Smith Passes

January 26, 2015:

James ‘Allan’ Smith passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Sunday, January 25 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The longtime PEI horseman was 87....read on

Marion Franklin Parsons Jr. Passes

January 26, 2015:

Marion Franklin Parsons, Jr., 77, of Salisbury, MD, passed away on Thursday, January 15 at George Washington University Hospital in Washington DC....read on

NJ Mare Deadline February 2

January 26, 2015:

Officials with the New Jersey Sire Stakes have announced that horsepeople wishing to nominate their mares to the NJ Standardbred Development Fund are reminded of the approaching due date to nominate mares to the program....read on

Attractive Pompano Exotic Pools Monday

January 26, 2015:

The 50-cent Pick 5 went unsolved on Sunday evening at the Isle Casino Pompano Park, resulting in a $2,313 carryover. Track officials have guaranteed Monday night’s pool at $10,000. Additionally, the Jackpot Hi-Five carryover heading into Monday night’s final race is a track record $71,822....read on

Meadowlands Changes Draw Schedule

January 25, 2015:

Due to the winter storm that is approaching, The Meadowlands is making changes to its draw schedule this week....read on

Interloper Series Final In The Books

January 26, 2015:

Iaintnomomaluke, driven by Wally Hennessey, bravely fought off the late surge of Barbies Korvette, driven by Ed Hensley, to take top honours in the $15,000 final of the Interloper Late Closing Trotting Series at Pompano Park on Sunday night....read on

Michelangelo Wins Rideau Feature

January 25, 2015:

Michelangelo and driver Rheo Filion prevailed from off-the-pace in the $6,500 Winners Over Handicap trotting feature on Sunday night at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Another Guest Announcer At Flamboro

January 25, 2015:

Flamboro Downs welcomed Mike Nabuurs, Morning Show Host on CKOC 1150, to the announcer's booth to call Sunday evening's third race as part of its Announcer Idol competition for charity....read on

Sterling Cooper Equals Track Record; Roberts Wins Powder Puff

January 25, 2015:

Sterling Cooper and trainer/driver Bill Davis matched the fastest mile in Fraser Downs history with a romping 10-1/4 length victory in the $10,500 Open Pace on Sunday afternoon....read on

SC Rewind: Winter Training

January 24, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith nostalgically recalls the long winter season when the only activity in harness racing for most people was the daily routine of training....read on

Waples Books Off After Racing Incident

January 24, 2015:

Randy Waples' Saturday night lineup at Woodbine Racetrack was cut short when the reinsman was reportedly injured during an incident in the first race....read on

Changes Coming To Meadowlands

January 23, 2015:

Meadowlands Racetrack has announced that it will be implementing changes that include suspending ABC classification racing and returning to condition racing in addition to withdrawing its trainer loyalty rewards program....read on

More Trotters Heading To Europe

January 23, 2015:

Reports indicate that two of harness racing's top four-year-old trotters from 2014 will head to Europe for 2015 campaigns....read on

Marino Taken To Hospital

January 24, 2015:

Driver Jim Marino was transported to hospital after being injured in an accident during Friday night's seventh race at Fraser Downs....read on

2015 Ontario Sires Stakes Schedule

January 19, 2015:

The 2015 Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) schedule is now available....read on

Standardbred Improvement Program Approved

January 14, 2015:

Ontario’s Standardbred Improvement Program is confirmed for 2015, following the Ontario Racing Commission’s Board of Directors approval of both the 2015 budget and Program elements as developed by the Standardbred Advisory Group....read on

$12 Million More For Breeders

January 12, 2015:

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association (SBOA) is pleased to announce that it has officially signed an agreement with the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) for a $12 million enhancement of the current breeders rewards program....read on

Compliance Forms For Resident Mares

December 18, 2014:

The Program Administrator for the Ontario Resident Mare Program would like to inform the owners of mares that were enrolled in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for the 2014 foaling season of a new requirement of the Program....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

Updated Stallion Info Required

November 25, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners and lessees to submit their updated 2015 stallions for the online stallion directory....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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