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Seeking A Sweet 'Seaside' Trip

May 24, 2017:

“I thought he was pretty good; he got just a little bit weak late. He hadn’t raced in two weeks, but I trained him really hard on (the previous) Tuesday. Was he short? Did I over-train him? We’re trying to figure out all of the reasons it could be.”...read on

Community Development At Flamboro?

May 24, 2017:

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, owner and operator of the horse racing facilities at Flamboro Downs, is looking to allocate surplus land at the Flamboro site for the development of an outdoor amenity that will benefit the community. The surplus land includes two parcels which total approximately 50 acres....read on

First Anniversary Mile Complete

May 24, 2017:

On Sunday, May 14, Il Sogno Dream and Alex Lilley had the honour of taking the first of 250 commemorative miles in celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing in Canada....read on

Celebrity Pegasus Lowers Track Record

May 24, 2017:

Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta's Celebrity Pegasus ($5.00, Art Stafford Jr.) set a new track record for trotting stallions on Wednesday at Harrington Raceway with a 1:54.1 score in the $15,000 Open Trot....read on

'Name That Foal' Contest Winner Selected

May 24, 2017:

The Alberta Standardbred Horse Association (ASHA) and Meridian Farms have announced the 2017 Name That Foal contest winner....read on

Pacer Seeks Seasonal Perfection

May 24, 2017:

Elm Grove Kaboom has been nothing short of exceptional so far in his four-year-old season but will face his biggest test in the Thursday evening featured event at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Burger And Beer Events Back At Big M

May 24, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack is hosting its 2nd annual Battle for the Best Burger on Saturday, June 10. The contest offers a $1,500 grand prize with $1,000 for second-place and $500 for third....read on

Exhibition Park Entry Box Stays Open

May 24, 2017:

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick have announced that the entry box for the Saturday, May 27 card of live harness racing at Exhibition Park Raceway remains open....read on

New Drug Found In NY Horses

May 24, 2017:

The New York State Gaming Commission today indefinitely suspended harness owner, trainer and driver Michael S. Weiner for racing four horses at Monticello Raceway doped with mitragynine, a dangerous drug with performance enhancing and analgesic effects similar to cocaine and morphine....read on

Always B Miki Heading Downunder

May 24, 2017:

The Always B Miki Syndicate has announced their partnership with prominent studs Alabar and Nevele R Stud to stand Always B Miki downunder this fall....read on

Legends Day Online Auction Returning

May 24, 2017:

Initiated in 2001, Legends Day has to date risen upwards of $200,000 for the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation. With the addition of the online auction, running the week prior to Legends Day in 2015, Clinton Raceway and its supporters were able to raise an additional $10,000 for the cause....read on

Race Date Changes At Truro

May 24, 2017:

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved a number of changes to race dates at Truro Raceway....read on

Lady Shadow To Face Pure Country

May 24, 2017:

The 2017 edition of the Betsy Ross Mares Pacing Invitational features a classy group of aged distaffers, as they vie for a $150,000 purse on Sunday, May 28 at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Dresden Gears Up For Opener

May 24, 2017:

Dresden Raceway kicks off another year of family fun and harness racing action this Sunday afternoon with a 1:30 p.m post time and new features for 2017....read on

Tritton Trainee Can't Be Taken Lightly

May 23, 2017:

The 2017 edition of the Molson Pace, slated for this Friday May 26 at The Raceway at Western Fair District, will feature some of the sport’s top free-for-all pacers....read on

London Preferred To Rainbow Gold

May 23, 2017:

Veteran trotter Rainbow Gold rolled to the front and never looked back en route to capturing Tuesday’s $7,500 Preferred 3 at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Libfeld Earns BILD Award

May 23, 2017:

Winning awards is something Al Libfeld has done over and over again in the sport of harness racing thanks to the countless champions he’s been involved with, but more recently the principal and co-founder of Tribute Communities was honoured with the BILD Lifetime Achievement Award....read on

ID Technician In Prince Edward Island

May 23, 2017:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island on May 29 and 30 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

First Two-Year-Olds Of 2017

May 23, 2017:

The next wave of harness racing superstars have started to make appearances at racetracks across North America with the first successfully qualifying two-year-olds of 2017....read on

Forty-Four Remain N.A. Cup Eligible

May 23, 2017:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced that 44 three-year-old pacers will be eligible to enter this year’s Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Indiana Sires Stakes Kicks Off

May 24, 2017:

The opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action highlighted the Tuesday, May 23rd program at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and featured three divisions of $20,000 Indiana Sires Stakes for three-year-old trotting fillies....read on

Yonkers Set For Sundays

May 23, 2017:

Another reminder regarding Yonkers Raceway’s matinee this Sunday, with a first post of 12:30 p.m....read on

Maryland Record For Hybrid Henry

May 23, 2017:

Hybrid Henry, a three-year-old gelding trotter by Cam Rocket, set a new Maryland Sires Stakes record for sophomore trotters Tuesday night at Rosecroft winning in 1:55.1....read on

A 'Fine Tuned' Model Of Consistency

May 23, 2017:

"She did everything you would have hoped for. If she would have earned half the money we would have been tickled to death. As it was, she got lucky in a few races where some favorites or co-favourites made breaks and she was able to take advantage and she put up a good chunk of change on her card."...read on

Poll: 2017 Molson Pace

May 23, 2017:

Who do you think will win Friday's $150,000 Molson Pace?...read on

Paddock Meeting At Inverness Raceway

May 23, 2017:

Trot Insider has been informed of the details for an upcoming drivers meeting at Inverness Raceway....read on

Last Call For Mares & Foals Photos

May 10, 2017:

What better way to celebrate the month of May than fawning over photos of mares with their new baby foals! This month we have picked Mares & Foals as the Zoom Challenge theme....read on

Posts Drawn For Rooney, Lismore

May 22, 2017:

World champion Downbytheseaside drew post position No. 3 for Saturday night’s 27th edition of Yonkers Raceway’s Art Rooney Pace for three-year-olds....read on

Michaels Power Retired

May 22, 2017:

Michaels Power, who was Canada’s Horse of the Year in 2012, has been retired, co-owner Michael Snyder said Monday. The eight-year-old gelding last competed in September 2016....read on

Molson Pace Field, Draw Set

May 22, 2017:

The field for this year’s Molson Pace has now been finalized, but not before some last second changes to the line-up had to be made....read on

Commercial Shows 'The Thrill of Winning'

May 19, 2017:

A new commercial showcasing harness racing is now airing in Ontario and available for viewing online....read on

Western Fame Wins Confederation Cup

May 21, 2017:

Western Fame was victorious in the 39th edition of the $176,000 Confederation Cup on Sunday night (May 21) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Elitlopp Eliminations Drawn

May 21, 2017:

A star-studded cast of 16 trotters--including two-time Prix D'Amerique winner Bold Eagle, Resolve, winner of the Arthur Cutler Memorial, and Nuncio, who captured two jewels of the Trotting Triple Crown in 2014--will converge on Sweden’s Solvalla Racecourse next Sunday (May 28) for the Elitlopp, to be split in two elimination heats of eight each....read on

SC Rewind: The Strike Is Over

May 20, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a rather memorable evening at Greenwood Raceway in January of 1985 when racing resumed after a lengthy strike by the horsemen. This piece contains quite a few names of people and horses from that era....read on

SC Notice To The Industry

May 18, 2017:

At the April 30, 2017 SC Board of Directors meeting, the Board approved the following recommendations from the By-Laws/Regulations/Licensing Committee to the SC Membership, Licensing and Racing Policies....read on

2017 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 25, 2017:

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

Ontario Racing Releases Final Long-Term Funding Consultation Report

March 17, 2017:

After extensive industry consultations, Ontario Racing is pleased to release the Final Long-Term Funding Consultation Report....read on

2017 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 10, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2017 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Up To Date With '17 Eligibility Fees?

December 5, 2016:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2017 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2017....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

June 2, 2016:

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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