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Stakes Double For Waples, McIntosh

August 1, 2015:

Driver Randy Waples captured a pair of three-year-old pacing colt Grassroots events at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday evening with horses trained by one of his harness racing heroes....read on

Industry Day Handicapping Contest

July 31, 2015:

There’s nothing like a handicapping contest to top off what already promises to be an exciting event at Grand River Raceway on Industry Day!....read on

Doherty & Haughton Elims Contested

August 1, 2015:

The freshman trotters geared up for the first round of their major stakes on Friday night at The Meadowlands. Twenty-four fillies went behind the gate in three eliminations of the Jim Doherty Memorial (formerly the Merrie Annabelle) while 19 colts and geldings contested the Peter Haughton Memorial eliminations, split into two divisions....read on

SC Main Office Closure Notice

July 31, 2015:

Please note that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed all day on Monday, August 3 in observation of the Civic Holiday....read on

Sing Like An Angel Triples In Mares Open

July 31, 2015:

Sing Like An Angel cruised to her third straight victory -- and fastest this season -- in the $11,500 Fillies & Mares Open Handicap Pace featured on Friday night at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Napolitano Hits 100 Win Mark In July

July 31, 2015:

George Napolitano Jr., the leading driver at both The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono and Harrah's Philadelphia who celebrated his 7,000th career victory earlier this month, achieved the driving "century mark" for July, posting victory number 100 in the final day of the month Friday night at Pocono with the trotter Ras Shaknthtbacon....read on

Klein Stakes Set For Century

July 31, 2015:

Hall of Fame horseman Keith Clark looks like he will be the king of the hill this Saturday as the three-year-old fillies will be taking centre stage at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Campbell Suffers Broken Wrist

July 31, 2015:

Driver John Campbell was involved in a racing accident Friday morning (July 31) at the Meadowlands Racetrack during the raceway’s two-year-old qualifying session, and a follow-up report on the situation does not sound good....read on

Love Matters Stays Undefeated In Arden

August 1, 2015:

Love Matters remained undefeated in three career starts when she captured a division of Friday’s Edward M. Ryan, a $60,000 Arden Downs stake for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters, at The Meadows....read on

Monti And Lutetium Shine At Batavia

August 1, 2015:

More spectacular weather greeted a full house of fans at Batavia Downs on Friday night (July 31) and the faithful were treated to extraordinary performances by both man and beast....read on

Morrill Dominates While Fillies Face Off

July 31, 2015:

Jim Morrill Jr. continued his success on the New York Sire Stakes circuit on Friday (July 31) evening at Tioga Downs, prevailing in five of the evening's 10 races. Among his wins was a $56,500 New York Sire Stakes split for two-year-old pacing fillies, in which Soft Idea ($3.00) kicked clear in upper stretch after staving off mild pressure on the far turn....read on

Cinamony Scores Sixth Straight Win

July 31, 2015:

The names have not been changed to protect the innocent, because the song remains the same....read on

Winner Reappointed To Racing Board

July 31, 2015:

California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced on Friday, July 31 that Charles Winner, 74, of Beverly Hills, has been reappointed to the California Horse Racing Board, where he has been chair since 2013 and has served since 2012....read on

Give That Colt His Masseuse!

July 31, 2015:

Forget the driver. Don’t care about the trainer. As he prepares for Saturday’s $400,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids Presented by Coors Light at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino, all Lost For Words wants is his masseuse....read on

Lottery Commission Sponsoring Promos

July 31, 2015:

Dresden Raceway will cap off another successful season this holiday Monday (August 3) with a huge afternoon of festivities and great racing planned....read on

Leamington Meet Starts Sunday

July 31, 2015:

Leamington Raceway, sponsored by the Lakeshore Horse Racing Association, begins its second full season this Sunday with its first of 14 weekends....read on

Celebration Of Life Set For Jim Raymer

July 31, 2015:

A celebration of life for horseman Jim Raymer, who passed away earlier this month at the age of 62 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer, has been arranged for Canadian friends and family....read on

Si Semalu Favoured In Island Feature

August 1, 2015:

The harness racing calendar has officially turned the page into August and the countdown is on to Old Home Week 2015 as Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park stages an exciting 13-dash program Saturday with post time at 6 p.m....read on

Budweiser Clydesdales Strut Vernon

July 31, 2015:

An audience of 7,000 people packed Vernon Downs this past Sunday (July 26) to get a glimpse of the Budweiser Clydesdales. The world-famous horses spent the week housed at the Vernon Downs stables, culminating in a public meet and greet....read on

Inverness To Host Sires Stakes

July 30, 2015:

Atlantic Sires Stakes three-year-old pacing fillies will invade Inverness Raceway on Sunday, with a set of $9,580 'A' division events highlighting the afternoon race card. A lone $2,500 'B' division event will round out the card....read on

Rideau Requests Race-Date Switch

July 30, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that Rideau Carleton Raceway Holdings Ltd. has requested approval for an amendment of the race date schedule at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Commission Adjusts Qualifying Rules

July 30, 2015:

At its meeting on Wednesday, July 30, the Board of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) approved a revised SB Rule on qualifying times, effective August 1, 2015....read on

Burke: ‘Ron’s Our Best Shot'

July 30, 2015:

“I love him. I think he’s our best shot. He just gets better every time we race him. He’s versatile. He’s a big horse, a strong horse, with a good attitude.”...read on

Big Milestone For ‘God’s Stable’

July 30, 2015:

This past weekend, members of ‘The Stable That God Loves’ pushed their combined seasonal purse earnings past the $2 million mark, signifying another significant chapter for the initiative that is now being noticed by others south of the border....read on

Retirement Ceremony For Sebastian K

July 30, 2015:

Officials with The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono have announced that the $100,000 Invitational Trot scheduled for August 22 will be named ‘The Sebastian K’ in honour of the recently-retired trotter that recorded the fastest trotting mile in the history of harness racing to date....read on

A Cause For Celebration & Reflection

July 30, 2015:

It began on a meagre budget as a way to help a struggling racetrack build an identity. Twenty-five years later, Industry Day has grown into one of the best events on the Canadian harness racing calendar. The annual fete that has been instrumental in helping put Grand River Raceway on the map....read on

William ‘Bill’ Young Passes

July 30, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime British Columbia Standardbred horseman William ‘Bill’ Young has passed away at the age of 88....read on

Timothy Osborn Passes

July 30, 2015:

Horseman Timothy J. Osborn, 66, passed away on July 25 at his home in Manasquan, NJ....read on

William Woityra Passes

July 30, 2015:

Horseman William M. Woityra passed away on July 16 at the age of 75....read on

Doug Campbell Passes

July 29, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that Doug Campbell, a well known nutrition expert that has helped serve the racing industry for roughly 35 years, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 25 at the age of 66....read on

Dream Of Glory Day Details

July 29, 2015:

Hanover Raceway will feature 12 races this Saturday (August 1), including the $75,100 final of the Dream Of Glory Trot, five Ontario Sires Stakes divisions for three-year-old pacing fillies and a pair of Preferred 3 races....read on

New Track In New York State?

July 29, 2015:

After four years of planning, construction on Central New York Raceway Park, located north of Syracuse in Hastings, is now underway, and if entrepreneur Glenn Donnelly gets his way, the location will be the newest venue for live harness racing in New York State....read on

Hospital Fundraiser A Huge Success

July 29, 2015:

The fundraiser organized by Alberta horsemen in support of Stollery Children's Hospital this past Sunday surpassed all expectations, topping their $10,000 fundraising target....read on

Driver Recuperating From Accident

July 29, 2015:

“I had a pretty good concussion; my brain was bleeding. They monitored it every day to make sure it was under control and it was just wait and see for a while. My memory has been really messed up ever since. I don’t remember the accident or anything that happened before it.”...read on

Manitoba Fair Circuit, In Photos

July 28, 2015:

It is safe to say that the majority of the participants in the Canadian harness racing industry have never been able to experience Manitoba’s Standardbred fair scene. It’s not a new thing – it’s been active for decades – but photographer Colin Corneau has captured some of the circuit’s moments in a solid little gallery....read on

Flashback To First International Trot

July 28, 2015:

The year was 1959. Interest in harness racing was at its zenith. Those in the forefront felt that the sport should have international flavour. Since Europe only offered races for trotters, it seemed natural that the powers behind such an international event would look across the pond to find the best trotters and bring them to race against the best that the United States and Canada had to offer....read on

Director Application Deadline Extended

July 27, 2015:

The Ontario Standardbred Horsepersons' Association (OSHA) has announced that it has extended the deadline for applications to be a director of the new provincial horsepersons' association....read on

Breeders: Fill Out Foal Location Report

July 27, 2015:

Breeders, if you have any foals born in 2015, Standardbred Canada is asking you to please complete the Foal Location Report, which is a form that can be completed for free online....read on

It's Time To Stand Out

July 27, 2015:

"Just like the beverage companies have realized long ago, shelf space, appearance and promotion matters."....read on // continuer à lire

ORC: Iron-Dextran Not licensed For Use

July 24, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) reminds the racing industry that a basic aspect of good medication control is ensuring that you only use products that are properly manufactured and clearly labelled, and that have been obtained from an authorized distributor....read on

Reminder: Ont. Cobalt Testing In Aug.

July 24, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) issued a Notice to the Industry on June 3, 2015 advising that Ontario will begin testing for cobalt with a threshold of 50ng/ml in blood, as of August 1, 2015....read on

CPMA Statement On Positive Tests

July 8, 2015:

On Wednesday, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) issued a statement regarding recent positive tests for Oxilofrine....read on

Notice Of By-Law #2 Amendment Vote

July 2, 2015:

Pursuant to By-Law #1, Article 11 and Regulation #1, Article 6, amendments to By-Law #2 are being proposed for ratification by Standardbred Canada Breeder Members. The Breeder Members on the Standardbred Canada Board of Directors are in support of all of the proposed amendments and recommend approval....read on

Stallion Report Reminder

July 2, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is announcing that the 2015 Reports of Mares Bred (stallion reports) will not be mailed out this year....read on

Send Us Your Email And Go Paperless!

May 25, 2015:

In our continued effort to support environmentally-friendly benefits to members, Standardbred Canada is now providing a paperless billing option....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

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

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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