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Watch The Camluck Classic Live

May 26, 2018:

Tune into the inaugural Camluck Classic from The Raceway at The Western Fair District!...read on

London Kicks Off Camluck Classic Card

May 26, 2018:

The closing-day program at The Raceway at Western Fair District, headlined by the $150,000 Camluck Classic, is underway with an undercard highlighted by the $198,400 Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) three-year-old filly pace and four finals of the City of London Series....read on

Tracking The NA Cup Eligibles

May 26, 2018:

North America Cup-eligible horses will be in action around the continent this weekend in stakes and overnight action with the focus on Yonkers Raceway, Mohegan Sun Pocono and Vernon Downs....read on

Website Troubleshooting

May 23, 2018:

If you have/are experiencing issues refreshing pages on the Standardbred Canada website, please check in with this notice for more information....read on

Velaye: Capteur De Reve Is Ready

May 26, 2018:

Despite not being able to be a snowbird and spend the winter in Florida, trainer Maxime Velaye says the top trotter in his stable, Capteur De Reve, is ready for the 2018 harness racing season as he makes his debut Sunday at Hippodrome 3R....read on

Intended Royalty King Of Northside

May 26, 2018:

After just missing as the pari-mutuel choice one week ago, Intended Royalty delivered to his backers and connections with an authoritative performance in the Saturday (May 26) feature at Northside Downs....read on

Lydi Lula Belle Upsets At Century

May 26, 2018:

The alpha female of Western Canada's fillies and mares ranks for the past few seasons, Tajmeallover was making her return to the racetrack on Saturday (May 26) at Century Downs. Her counterparts made sure her return to the winner's circle wouldn't be easy....read on

SC Rewind: Remembering Aunt Penny

May 26, 2018:

In the latest edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls a great performer from the years surrounding 1970: a bargain-priced trotting mare that brought much joy to her owner and the legion of fans that she attracted in her very successful racing career....read on

Wallace Back On Centre Stage

May 26, 2018:

“[The Camluck Classic] is definitely something that Brad and I had talked about for this season. He’s bigger and stronger this year and he’s become a man. I think he can do some pretty nice things this season.”...read on

Beat The Drum Bests Saratoga Open

May 26, 2018:

Beat The Drum overcame the outside post in the feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel Saturday, May 26, winning the $14,500 Open Pace in 1:52.2....read on

MacDonald Wins Five; Redhot Romeo In Feature

May 26, 2018:

Defending three-time Vernon Downs driving champion John MacDonald won five races on Saturday, May 26 while Redhot Romeo captured the $5,100 featured pace....read on

Bz Glide Glistens In Buffalo

May 26, 2018:

Bz Glide rebounded from a loss in his seasonal debut last week to score a one-and-one-half lengths victory over Fox Valley Veto in Buffalo Raceway's co-featured $11,500 Open Trot on Saturday, May 26....read on

Prairie Fortune First In Feature

May 26, 2018:

Prairie Fortune won the $12,000 Open Trot on Saturday, May 26 at Tioga Downs....read on

Atlanta Seeks Empire State Takeover

May 26, 2018:

A sampling of top Hambletonian and Hambletonian Oaks prospects will lead the charge to Monday’s $500,000 Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) trotting finals at Vernon Downs as part of the Memorial Day matinee card....read on

McNair Hits 3,000; Upset In Preferred

May 25, 2018:

Driver Doug McNair celebrated his 3,000th career driving win with a dramatic finish in Friday night's finale at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Major Night For Minor At Big M

May 26, 2018:

Trainer DeWayne Minor doubled his pleasure on Friday night (May 25) at the Meadowlands, as two of his students hit the winner’s circle in second leg action of the New Jersey Sire Stakes....read on

'Cup' Colt Wins Season Debut At Hoosier

May 26, 2018:

The Hoosier state’s three-year-old pacing colts were in the spotlight at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, May 25 to square off in the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action and as predicted, the sophomore colts opened their series in impressive fashion....read on

Tequila Monday On A Friday

May 25, 2018:

Tequila Monday (Brian Sears, $12.20), last season’s Lismore Pace victress, found some near-anniversary symmetry Friday night (May 25), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $44,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Lovineveryminute Takes Saratoga Open

May 25, 2018:

Lovineveryminute took her second crack of the season at the Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Friday night....read on

Woodmere Finesse Wins Truro Feature

May 25, 2018:

Four-year-old pacing mare Woodmere Finesse defeated her male rivals with a front-gliding score over a sloppy track in Friday night's top class at Truro Raceway....read on

Island Breeders Series Kicks Off Sunday

May 25, 2018:

The very best three-year-old colt and filly pacers in Atlantic Canada will converge on Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway on Sunday afternoon for the first legs of the Island Breeders Series....read on

Betsy Ross Features Top Mares

May 25, 2018:

The Betsy Ross Invitational for mares is known for featuring some of the sport's finest distaffers each year, and the 2018 edition coming up Sunday (May 27) will be no exception....read on

Grand Slam For Andrews Stable

May 26, 2018:

Tony Hall and trainer Sarah Andrews teamed for four wins Friday at The Meadows, including the $13,000 featured race with 26-1 long shot Nitro Seelster....read on

Déjà Vu For Bettorhaveanother

May 26, 2018:

Bettorhaveanother worked her way to the top fairly easily for driver Marcus Miller, rated the half, then sprinted home in :54.2 to equal her mark of 1:50.3 -- taken in almost identical fashion two weeks before -- in winning the $18,000 featured pace for distaffs during the Friday night card at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Tioga Open To Milky Way Rae

May 25, 2018:

Milky Way Rae (Aaron Byron) captured the fillies and mares featured Open 2 Pace ($9,000), on Friday (May 25) at Tioga Downs....read on

Euchred Seeks Another Front End Win

May 25, 2018:

The summer racing meet is hitting full stride at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park but the fact remains that from four Preferred Paces held so far this season, Euchred has only been defeated once....read on

A 'Take-Charge' Kind Of Horse

May 25, 2018:

"He can trot the turns as fast as any horse I’ve ever had. He’s like a hobbled pacer almost. You can move him anywhere."...read on

Pacing For Charity Card Set

May 25, 2018:

Back by popular demand is Pacing For Charity. Now in its third year, the popular fundraising event, created by the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association, will take place on Sunday, May 27 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Can Jugette Champ Succeed At 4?

May 25, 2018:

"She’s in every race an older mare could be in. She’s paid up. I’ll be shocked if she doesn’t come back very good. She’s a beautiful type of mare, she’s just a big strong mare; has a great temperament."...read on

Top-Level Stakes At Pocono All Weekend

May 25, 2018:

The racing action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono will be brimming over with quality stakes events throughout the Memorial Day weekend....read on

Ontario Animal Health Network Update

May 25, 2018:

A recap of equine health issues seen by Ontario equine veterinarians from January to March 2018, a disease that “looks like Strangles” and an emerging disease in dogs that could affect human health are all found in this edition of the Ontario Animal Health Network’s Equine Owner Report....read on

News Regarding Island Breeders Series

May 25, 2018:

The first events in the Island Breeders Series will be held on Sunday, May 27 at the Red Shores Summerside track on Prince Edward Island....read on

Highway Closure Slated For Saturday

May 25, 2018:

Travelers planning on using Ontario's Highway 401 through Cambridge this weekend could require an alternate route as the highway will be closed for a period of time in both directions....read on

Summer Travel Pulls Up His Socks

May 24, 2018:

Summer Travel disappointed as the betting favourite in his season’s debut on May 10 at Woodbine Mohawk Park, but in Thursday’s follow-up performance everything was just peachy....read on

Fiftydallarbill Returns A Winner

May 25, 2018:

Fiftydallarbill, the 2017 Breeders Crown Two-Year-Old trotting colt champion, looked to pick up right where he left off as he made his sophomore debut a winning one at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Thursday evening....read on

Dresden Set For Season Opener

May 24, 2018:

Dresden Raceway will be kicking off its 2018 harness racing season this Sunday with a 10-race card....read on

Beckhams Z Tam To The Grand Circuit

May 24, 2018:

“We’re going to give it a shot. As long as he seems to be OK with the travelling and racing at the high-competition level, then we’ll continue on the stakes season.”...read on

ORDC Photos, Contest Winners

May 23, 2018:

Trot Insider has compiled a photo gallery to accompany the announcement of the contest winners for the 2018 Ontario Regional Driving Championship....read on

Irwin Samelman Passes

May 23, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Standardbred horse owner Irwin Samelman has passed away at the age of 87....read on

Dunn's North American Move

May 23, 2018:

Down Under driving sensation Dexter Dunn has announced that he will be taking his skills to North America in hopes to compete against the best reinsmen the continent has to offer....read on

The Roadmap To Horse Ownership

May 23, 2018:

One might think that horse ownership is just for the rich, or that you need to be an industry insider to be certain that you are getting good advice as to what horses to buy and which trainers to use. Yeah, horse ownership is just too tough for regular folks. Forget that. It’s simply not so....read on

JCs Nathalie Passes

May 22, 2018:

John Lamers has confirmed with Trot Insider that Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame broodmare JCs Nathalie, the producer of a pair of millionaire pacers, was humanely euthanized on Tuesday morning (May 22)....read on

Robert ‘Claire’ Porter Passes

May 22, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred horseman Robert Claire Porter passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 19 at Strathmere Lodge in Strathroy with his family by his side. He was in his 77th year....read on

On The Road To The Rankins

May 21, 2018:

This past weekend eight Ontario Standardbred nurseries swung wide their gates to welcome young hopefuls for the Youth Literary Derby, but it seemed that all roads in the Niagara Peninsula led to Tom Rankin’s beautiful new broodmare facility....read on

Filibuster Hanover Wins 40th Confederation Cup

May 20, 2018:

Favourite Filibuster Hanover held off his rivals to win the 40th edition of the $182,500 Confederation Cup on Sunday night (May 20) at Flamboro Downs....read on

2018 Elitlopp Fields Drawn

May 20, 2018:

Bold Eagle and Propulsion lead the sixteen trotters invited to take part in the 2018 Elitlopp, to be contested Sunday, May 27 at Solvalla Racecourse in Stockholm, Sweden....read on

Caretaker Spotlight: Jody McGilveary

May 20, 2018:

We all have those friends and co-workers who are your typical rise-and-shine morning people, but Jody McGilveary might own the crown!...read on

National Caretaker Appreciation Day

May 17, 2018:

Caretakers are the unsung heroes of harness racing, and are critical to the success of any horse in any stable and charged with the responsibility of making sure the horses they care for are happy and healthy, physically and emotionally....read on

Trevor Henry Wins Ontario Regional Driving Championship

May 16, 2018:

By virtue of three wins in the nine-race tournament, Trevor Henry captured the 2018 Ontario Regional Driving Championship (ORDC), held Wednesday evening (May 16) at The Raceway at Western Fair District in London, Ont....read on

Regulators Optimistic About Rules Committee Work

May 15, 2018:

Following several months of deliberation, and a recent two-day in-person meeting, Canada’s racing regulators are encouraged by the progress of the Rules Committee....read on

Mohawk Draw Schedule Changed

May 14, 2018:

Officials with Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to notify all horsepeople of a change to the draw schedule....read on

CPMA Update On Cobalt

May 10, 2018:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) would like to provide the Canadian horse racing industry with an update on cobalt testing since it was transferred from the provincial racing commissions in April 2017....read on

Historic Ontario Horse Racing Industry Funding Agreement Signed

May 8, 2018:

The Ontario Racing (OR) Board of Directors today (Tuesday, May 8) announced the signing of a historic 19-year funding agreement with the Ontario Government....read on

2018 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 28, 2018:

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

Seventy N.A. Cup Eligibles Remain

April 23, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment has released the names of the 70 three-year-old pacers that have been kept eligible to the 2018 Pepsi North America Cup following the April 15 sustaining payment....read on

In Need Of A Nurse Mare?

February 26, 2018:

Are you in need of a nurse mare? Do you have a nurse mare available? … read on

2018 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 19, 2018:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2018 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Up To Date With '18 Eligibility Fees?

December 19, 2017:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2018 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2018....read on

Are You & Your Horse Ready To Race?

July 3, 2017:

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


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