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Dresden Meet Kicks Off Sunday

May 27, 2016:

When the horses hit the track this Sunday at Dresden Raceway for opening day, there will be very few people more excited than Donald MacLellan....read on

Bring A Friend Is Back!

May 27, 2016:

Do you have friends and family who have never been to the horse races? Here’s your chance to share your passion for Canadian harness racing and be an ambassador for the sport!...read on

Backing The Price Of Admission

May 27, 2016:

“I paid $7 to get into our son’s seventh-grade wrestling meet. Everyone charges admission, and we need it if we’re going to get things turned around.”...read on

Nuncio, Melander Have Special Bond

May 27, 2016:

“He is so special, too. He knows that he is best in our stable but he is not cocky or anything. He is so smart....he actually understands you when you talk to him sometimes.”...read on

Focus On Maxie Lee

May 27, 2016:

The twelfth race on a power-packed program at Harrah's Philadelphia this Sunday (May 29) is named after longtime horseman Maxie Lee....read on

Boston Red Rocks Looks To Repeat

May 27, 2016:

Saturday night racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack will feature the $25,000 second leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for sophomore pacers. Unlike the trots on Friday, both of last week’s winners are back in the race this week....read on

Solveig Inducted Into Living Hall

May 27, 2016:

It has been announced that Solveig, the hard-knocking mare that has also found much success in the breeding shed, will be inducted into the Living Horse Hall of Fame this summer, as she has met the qualifications for broodmares....read on

Red Shores’ Weekend All Set

May 27, 2016:

Prince Edward Island is all set for a weekend of live racing, as Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park will host a 12-race program on Saturday and Summerside Raceway will offer a 14-dash card....read on

Adjustment To Truro Post Times

May 27, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved post time changes for four upcoming programs of live racing at Truro Raceway....read on

Major Hill Hones His Speed

May 26, 2016:

Major Hill didn’t exactly set the world on fire in his rookie season, but he turned in an eye-catching score Thursday evening at Mohawk Racetrack as he continues his quest to dance with the continent’s finest sophomores in this year’s Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Impressive Sweep For Eagle Jolt

May 26, 2016:

Eagle Jolt came three-wide down the backstretch and was able to out-gun race leader Idealic Life in the lane to win the Thursday feature in 1:58.2 at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Danish Darby A Harrisburg Steal

May 26, 2016:

The annual Harrisburg yearling sale has turned up its fair share of diamonds in the rough. For John Bax, it was Hip #558 in 2014....read on

Miss Molson Pace Winner Crowned

May 26, 2016:

As Molson Pace Night fast approaches in London, some horses themselves were out helping to promote the event on Wednesday afternoon at downtown Victoria Park....read on

Loving The Stakes-Horse Ride

May 26, 2016:

"We’ve always been a group with (non-stakes) horses. When you get a stakes horse, it’s exciting. It really is. We’re a small stable and you find the diamond in the rough once in a while and try to have some fun with it.”...read on

Mid-Race Fight During Homestretch

May 26, 2016:

Passions can run pretty hot during horse races, but that passion clearly boiled over during a recent contest. As a result, one racing participant has been handed a suspension and ordered to attend anger management classes....read on

NJ Sire Stakes Friday At The Big M

May 26, 2016:

Leg 2 of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for three-year-old trotters will take place this Friday night (May 27) at the Meadowlands Racetrack. The number of races mirrors Leg 1, as there will be a pair of filly divisions and a single colt contest, but the players have changed significantly....read on

Georgian Training Times, Construction

May 26, 2016:

Officials with Georgian Downs have informed Trot Insider of some available training times at the track in the upcoming days....read on

The Molson Pace Dark Horse?

May 26, 2016:

"He shows 26 and 27 quarters on the half and that’s just ridiculous. It’s unheard of."...read on

Dr. John Thomson Passes

May 25, 2016:

Dr. John Douglas Thomson of Woodstock, Ont. passed away at the Woodstock Hospital on Tuesday, May 24. He was in his 85th year....read on

Platoon Seelster Equals Track Record

May 25, 2016:

Platoon Seelster and driver Ryan Holliday equalled the all-age trotting track record at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Wednesday night (May 25) with a 1:56 triumph in $11,000 Preferred 2....read on

Is This MacDonald's Year?

May 25, 2016:

“It’s been my Achilles Heel. That race just keeps getting me. I almost won it a few times."...read on

Enggren On Resolve, Elitlopp

May 25, 2016:

“I’m very excited. I know a lot of people have gone to a lot of trouble to get the horse there and to get me there. It will be nice to meet some old friends and see Resolve race. I know Nuncio has been declared a pretty strong favourite, but I have high hopes for Resolve."...read on

Posts Drawn For Betsy Ross

May 25, 2016:

The 2016 edition of the Betsy Ross, which will take place at Harrah's Philadelphia this Sunday (May 29), is shaping up to be one of the most competitive races on the track’s star-studded 14-race program....read on

Alberta Racetrack Suitor Revealed

May 25, 2016:

Horse Racing Alberta announced late last week that it had received seven Expressions of Interest in regard to the owning and operating of a racetrack in the Edmonton area. According to a report in the mainstream media, one of the entities that submitted an EOI conducted live horse racing decades ago....read on

Leamington Race Card Announced

May 25, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the Leamington District Agricultural Society will host a program of live harness racing in the coming weeks....read on

Pick Your Fave Frisky Foal Photo!

May 25, 2016:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received many great submissions of 'frisky foals' for May’s Zoom photo contest. Fan Club members were asked to submit shots of foals and the frisky things they have been getting up to this spring!...read on

Celebration Of Life For Bill Davis

May 25, 2016:

The family of Bill Davis will be holding a celebration of life for Bill, who passed away last month at the age of 54....read on

Red Shores Reinsmen Drive For Charity

May 24, 2016:

Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park and Red Shores Summerside are gearing up for a busy season with exciting race series, signature events and the fifth annual Drive for Charity, presented by Red Shores....read on

Glamour Boys In The Spotlight

May 24, 2016:

Three divisions of three-year-old pacing colts and geldings will kick off the 2016 Ontario Sires Stakes season Friday, May 27, on what promises to be a spectacular night of action at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Jacobs' Missile Ready To Launch

May 24, 2016:

Ken Jacobs has enjoyed his share of success in harness racing, both on the national stage and at home in New York. He has campaigned horses such as Dan Patch Award winner Heston Blue Chip and stakes-winners Kenneth J, Hes Gorgeous, Doctor Butch, Jewels In Hock, and Becca J, not to mention many other successful horses....read on

Teague: ‘Jiggleit’s Feet Improving

May 24, 2016:

Wiggle It Jiggleit and Rockin Ron are set to clash again this Sunday (May 29) in Harrah's Philadelphia’s $200,000 Dorothy Mullin Invitational Pace. Wiggle It Jiggleit’s owner, George Teague, has said that his gelding’s feet are getting better with care....read on

Grand River Season Preview

May 24, 2016:

The first of 48 nights of live harness racing at Grand River Raceway will kick off on Wednesday, June 1....read on

‘Treasurer’ Seeks Molson Pace History

May 24, 2016:

“It’s been fun just to win it (the Molson Pace) once. A second was a bonus and the third was just unreal last year. A fourth time would be unbelievable.”...read on

Posts Drawn For Art Rooney Final

May 24, 2016:

Post positions have been drawn for a pair of Yonkers Raceway’s premier stakes for three-year-old pacers....read on

No Training At Mohawk Saturday

May 24, 2016:

The Mohawk Racetrack race office would like to inform horsepeople that the track will be closed this Saturday morning (May 28)....read on

Western Regional Drivers Confirmed

May 24, 2016:

The field for the 2016 Western Regional Driving Championship, scheduled for Sunday, June 26 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino has been confirmed....read on

Iconic Barn Could Be History

May 24, 2016:

It might not have housed Cam Fella, and he might not have paced around the track, but a historic barn and track in Southwestern Ontario with ties to The Pacing Machine could become a distant memory unless one man can convince town council to save the structure....read on

North America Cup-Date: May 23

May 23, 2016:

With the 2016 Pepsi North America Cup eliminations just a few weeks away, every eligible three-year-old pacer aiming for Canadian harness racing's biggest prize has made an on-track appearance as those colts and geldings aim to displace the reigning divisional kingpins....read on

Elitlopp Fields, Draw Complete

May 22, 2016:

The fields are now set for the 2016 Elitlopp, slated for next Sunday at Solvalla Racecourse in Sweden and featuring a handful of horses very familiar to North American harness racing....read on

SC Rewind: Meet Of The Century

May 21, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls a very famous race meeting from 70 years ago held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. A number of Canadian horsemen were there to record a very significant piece of harness racing history....read on

Ontario Animal Health Network Update

May 20, 2016:

The Ontario Animal Health Network has issued an update on the health of horses in Ontario for the period dating January - March 2016....read on

Injunction In New Brunswick

May 20, 2016:

Horse Racing New Brunswick will be allowed to return to its offices at the Fredericton Exhibition grounds and continue operations....read on

Photos From President’s Reception

May 19, 2016:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame was the place to be Wednesday evening, as Inductees, friends, family members and supporters of the Hall were in attendance to see 2016 Legends Exterminator and Woodlawn Drummond inducted....read on

Our Place At The Table

May 15, 2016:

"They are investing in equine facilities like North American investors pour money into golf course communities. Billions of dollars are earmarked on the basis that people will want to own a part of the equine dream"....read on / continuer à lire

2016 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 18, 2016:

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

Host Tracks Confirmed For 2017 World Driving Championship

April 13, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that all host racetracks for the 2017 World Driving Championship have now been confirmed....read on

Upcoming AGCO Info Sessions

April 5, 2016:

As the 2016 race season gets underway, senior Judges and Stewards will be holding information sessions to explain what is changing –- and not changing –- as a result of the integration of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) into to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)....read on

Hosts For 2016 Driving Championships

March 15, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the host tracks and dates for the 2016 National Driving Championship and four Regional Driving Championships which will ultimately determine Canada’s representative to the 2017 World Driving Championship....read on

2016 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 11, 2016:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2016 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Up To Date With '16 Eligibility Fees?

December 8, 2015:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2016 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2016....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

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


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