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Posts Drawn For Gold Cup & Saucer

August 14, 2018:

The post positions for The Guardian Gold Cup & Saucer were decided Tuesday evening during the official draw at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Prix D'Ete Field Announced

August 14, 2018:

The eight finalists have been declared for Sunday’s $200,000 Prix D’Ete for four-year-old pacers at Hippodrome 3R....read on

2018 Stallion Reports Due Sept. 1st

August 13, 2018:

If you have a stallion that has bred mares in 2018, please follow 'eShop' on this website....read on

Distaff Derby On Display At Plainridge

August 14, 2018:

Sixteen of the best pacing mares currently racing in Massachusetts gathered in two divisions of Winners-Over $10,000 lifetime events that highlighted the Tuesday afternoon card at Plainridge Park with both winners claiming victory via lifetime best efforts....read on

De Los Cielos Deo Still Perfect

August 14, 2018:

While horses usually don’t bet, in Tuesday’s $188,111 Pennsylvania Sires Stake at The Meadows, De Los Cielos Deo hit a rare Trifecta: he extended his career unbeaten streak to five; he completed a sweep of the four PASS preliminary legs; he vaulted over $100,000 in earnings....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Done For 2018

August 14, 2018:

As the older pacing ranks appear to be much more competitive with the addition of downunder star Lazarus, one of North American harness racing's most popular and dominant performers will remain on the sidelines....read on

Two New Fall Ontario Sired Series

August 10, 2018:

Ontario Racing, in partnership with Woodbine Mohawk Park, The Raceway at Western Fair District and Flamboro Downs today announced two new Late Closing stakes for Ontario Sired two and three-year-old horses....read on

Gold Cup & Saucer Starter's New Owners

August 14, 2018:

On Tuesday (August 14) thestable.ca announced the 15 individuals that will be closer than ever to the Gold Cup & Saucer as part-owners of a starter in this year's event....read on

ID Technician In Western Canada

August 14, 2018:

Standardbred Canada ID Technician Jim Mohorich will be in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba throughout the month of September to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

DeBeck Living The Dream In Lexington

August 14, 2018:

Rodney DeBeck grew up in Lexington and as a child made frequent trips to The Red Mile, where he would imagine himself sitting behind horses speeding to victory. After spending some time as an adult working for a car dealership, he made his harness racing dream a reality....read on

Breeders Crown Tickets On Sale

August 14, 2018:

With three months until the Breeders Crown at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, tickets for the event are ready to go for sale. All 12 championship races will be held on the same night Saturday, Oct. 27....read on

Atlanta Remains Atop Standardbred Poll

August 14, 2018:

Now two weeks removed from her mile beating the boys in the Hambletonian, Atlanta stayed on top of the Week 12 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll....read on

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Warning

August 14, 2018:

On August 8 and 9, 2018, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of two confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in horses in Haldimand County....read on

Winbak Farms Yearling Videos Available

August 14, 2018:

Winbak Farm is excited to be a partner in the Goshen Yearling Sale, which will be held Sept. 9 at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, New York....read on

Update On Accident At Killarney

August 14, 2018:

Trot Insider has received an update on the accident Sunday at Killarney that resulted in the fifth race being declared a no contest....read on

40,000-Year-Old Foal Found

August 14, 2018:

Scientists have made an incredible discovery of a nearly perfectly-preserved foal that lived up to 40,000 years ago....read on

Zero Tolerance Rising To The Top

August 14, 2018:

"Dave Miller called it early on. He thinks she is as good as Rainbow Room was at this time last year. So far, she hasn't proved that she isn't."...read on

Kelly Sweeps Grand River Preferreds

August 13, 2018:

Lets Wait And See and P C Dream Ticket captured their respective Preferred 3 assignments Monday evening at Grand River Raceway, and each of them had a little help from driver Colin Kelly....read on

Captain Ahab Dazzles In Dream Maker

August 13, 2018:

Captain Ahab remained undefeated with a dominating performance in Monday’s $39,000 Dream Maker Series final at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Bet On Brett Takes Trial 2

August 13, 2018:

To say Team Allard is loaded for bear in this year’s Gold Cup & Saucer would be a gross understatement....read on

Cool Cowboy Cruises In Century Open

August 13, 2018:

After doing all the roadwork and getting nipped at the wire in last week’s $9,000 Open Pace at Century Downs, Cool Cowboy bounced back with a front-stepping score in Monday’s main event for trainer/driver Jim Marino....read on

Trudeau Returns To Red Shores

August 13, 2018:

Many of harness racing's fans and participants have been introduced to the sport during their youth, and having exposure to horses and racing during childhood definitely helps foster lifelong fans and followers. That statement certainly would appear to hold true with Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau....read on

Rookie Fillies Spar In Stallion Series

August 13, 2018:

It was hoped that the fourth and final preliminary leg of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies, held on Monday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, might clear up the picture of the division’s pecking order ahead of the September 1 Championship at The Meadows, but instead the overall view is now as clear as the muddy red clay over which the babies raced....read on

Freshmen Fillies Flock To Yonkers

August 13, 2018:

The first-season statebred lasses hit town Monday night, plying Yonkers Raceway’s $157,000 New York Sire Stakes Pat Quaglietta Trot for two-year-old fillies....read on

All Eyes On De Los Cielos Deo

August 13, 2018:

When trainer Ron Burke confided to longtime owner Mark Weaver at the 2017 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale that De Los Cielos Deo was his top-rated colt in the auction, Weaver thought he had a pretty good idea what was coming....read on

Artful Way A Good 'Mudder'

August 13, 2018:

A relentless all-day rain wet down the track at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon but it didn’t dilute the talent that would compete over that surface. Heading the list of eye-catching performances was Artful Way, who got used both early and late before closing sharply in the lane to capture the $18,000 Open Handicap pace....read on

‘Latissimus’ Sweeps Stallion Series Legs

August 13, 2018:

Latissimus Hanover extended his domination of the Pennsylvania Stallion Series, rolling to his fourth straight series win and completing his sweep of the preliminary legs Monday at The Meadows....read on

Sock It Away Wins Ninth Straight Race

August 13, 2018:

Sock It Away circled to the lead approaching the half and kept control through the wire as the 1-5 favourite to win the second $12,800 Atlantic Sires Stakes (ATSS) A division of two in 1:54 at Charlottetown Driving Park on the Monday, Aug. 13 program which also featured three $2,500 B divisions of the ATSS....read on

Freshmen Compete Tuesday At 3R

August 13, 2018:

The Hippodrome 3R hosts five divisions of the Future Stars Series on Tuesday, Aug. 14 plus the drawing of post positions for the $200,000 Prix D’Ete that will be held on Sunday, Aug. 19....read on

Fourth Dimension Sidelined

August 13, 2018:

Fourth Dimension, the 2017 Dan Patch Award winner for best two-year-old male trotter, will miss the remainder of this season due to injury trainer Marcus Melander said Monday....read on

Foiled Again Thrills Fair Fans

August 13, 2018:

When the field for the $10,000 Trent Bates Memorial at the 166th Mercer County Fair on Sunday, Aug. 12 stepped out onto the track, there was an expansive and excited assemblage that watched in awe. A lot in attendance had gone by Horse Barn No. 1 where Foiled Again had graciously held court before the race and now he was rigged and ready for the battle....read on

Canada Claims Tioga Trots

August 12, 2018:

On a star-studded card Sunday (August 12) at Tioga Downs, Canadian-connected horses captured the majority of the stakes events including the co-featured $141,000 Joie De Vie Trot and $186,000 Crawford Farms Trot....read on

It’s Not Always About The Money

August 12, 2018:

A three-time winner of the O'Brien Award for Driver of the Year in Canada, Jody Jamieson has won some of North America’s biggest races - some with purses over $1 million. This year he looks to add a special race to his resume, but it’s not one that goes for hundreds of thousands of dollars....read on

Port Elgin Matinee Returns Sunday

August 13, 2018:

The fun and excitement of live harness racing action will return Sunday, Aug. 19 to the Port Elgin Exhibition Grounds in Port Elgin, N.B. as a finale to the annual Exhibition with a post time of 1:00 p.m....read on

Cobalt Man Wraps Up Gagnon's Big Night

August 12, 2018:

Rideau Carleton Raceway's leading driver Guy Gagnon wrapped up a multiple-win night on Sunday (August 12) with his trainee Cobalt Man ending a three-race runner-up streak in the $8,100 Preferred Handicap Pace....read on

Preferreds To Undrafted & Adversity

August 12, 2018:

Sunday night's co-featured Preferred 3s at Georgian Downs, each worth $8,500, were won by the late-closing pacer Undrafted and trotter Adversity....read on

'Appleby' Inherits Le 5 Milles Victory

August 12, 2018:

Appleby Hanover inherited the victory in the 108th running of the $10,000 Le 5 Milles Casino-Charlevoix on Sunday afternoon (August 12) at the Hippodrome de la Vallée in Saint-Aimé-des-Lacs, Que....read on

Sobey Starters Go Three-For-Three

August 12, 2018:

The Nathan Sobey stable enjoyed a perfect day at the races on Sunday afternoon (August 12), sending out three winning starters at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Clinton Raises Over $30K For Community

August 12, 2018:

This afternoon (Sunday, August 12) marked the 12th Day at the Races Fundraiser event held at Clinton Raceway in the 2018 live race season. It's $4,800 earnings for the Vanastra Curling Club put the total amount raised just over the $30,000 mark....read on

Racemup, 'Justpace' Take Manitoba Stakes

August 13, 2018:

Racemup and Dontchase Justpace bested the odds-on favourites in the $3,699 Golden Boy Stake and $4,724 Silk Lace Stake respectively on the 10-race matinee at Killarney on Sunday, Aug. 12....read on

More Track Records At 'Aces'

August 13, 2018:

Gold Star Yoder became the first two-year-old colt pacer to win at Running Aces when he established a 1:57 track record when winning Sunday, Aug. 12 on debut....read on

Stallion Series Winner Draws Attention

August 12, 2018:

Real Fine and Zuluwarriorhanover took their second wins in Pennsylvania Stallion Series competition for three-year-old pacing fillies during their third preliminary at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Sunday (August 12), but it was the other divisional winner – first-time series starter Attention Hanover – who dew most of the attention after a 1:51.2 victory....read on

Monster In Law Lasts In Preferred

August 12, 2018:

Early race-leader Monster In Law endured a first-over challenge from Fern Hill Breeze from the half through the homestretch and held onto a head advantage at the wire in the $5,000 Horses & Geldings Preferred 3 Pace at Clinton Raceway on Sunday, Aug. 12....read on

Surrealist Sharp In Inverness Feature

August 12, 2018:

Sent the odds-on favourite, Surrealist brushed to the lead and opened a five-length margin while advancing to a 1:58.4 victory in the $1,150 Winners-Over Pace at Inverness Raceway on Sunday, Aug. 12....read on

Bongiorno Doubles In PASS

August 12, 2018:

Driver Joe Bongiorno captured two of three Pennsylvania Sire Stakes events for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings at Harrah's Philadelphia on Sunday, Aug. 12, teaming up with Albergo Hanover and Done Well, both of whom earned new lifetime marks in their respective divisions....read on

Track Record For Guardian Angel As

August 12, 2018:

Odds-on favourite Guardian Angel As dusted the competition from first-over Sunday, Aug. 12, winning Yonkers Raceway’s featured $44,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Frosh Filly Trots Go Final PASS Round

August 12, 2018:

The Pennsylvania-sired two-year-old trotting fillies come to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono for the final preliminary of the Sires Stakes on Monday, Aug. 13 and of the Stallion Series on Tuesday, Aug. 14....read on

Capitalizing On Sports Betting

August 12, 2018:

"If horse racing can tap into every customer who walks into a sports book looking to make a wager -- taps him or her on the shoulder, and introduces them to betting the races, then the opportunity is enormous"....read on

A Royal Line Fastest In OSS

August 12, 2018:

Royalty For Life-gelding A Royal Line trotted the quickest mile of the three $18,800 divisions of Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Grassroots for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Hiawatha Horse Park on Saturday, Aug. 11, winning by four lengths in 2:00.4....read on

'Dr J' Jets To Preferred Win

August 12, 2018:

World-champion Dr J Hanover wired his competition in the $34,000 Preferred Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday, Aug. 11, winning in 1:50....read on

Thinkbig Dreambig Big In Milstein

August 11, 2018:

With even-money favourite Lather Up galloping around the first turn, regaining his stride and breaking again around the second turn, Thinkbig Dreambig sat pocket to pacesetter Jimmy Freight and slingshot to a 1:50 victory in the $400,000 Carl Milstein Memorial on Saturday, Aug. 11 at Northfield Park....read on

Somewhere Fancy Wins First Saucer Trial

August 11, 2018:

Driver Simon Allard launched to the top with 6-5 second-choice Somewhere Fancy and won the first $12,500 trial for the Gold Cup & Saucer going wire to wire in 1:51.4 on Saturday, Aug. 11 at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Banker Volo Lowers 'Aces' Track Mark

August 12, 2018:

Banker Volo vaulted to the front and held command through the mile in progress to a track-record 1:54.1 mile in the $11,000 Open Handicap Trot on Saturday, Aug. 11 at Running Aces....read on

Byron Bags Five At Tioga

August 12, 2018:

Aaron Byron brought five horses to the winner's circle at Tioga Downs on Saturday, Aug. 11....read on

Gray & Clouser Win 7; Gray Gets 4,000

August 12, 2018:

Shawn Gray had the night of his life on Saturday, Aug. 11 as he won seven of the 12 races he drove at Batavia Downs and collected his 4,000th driving win....read on

Carolina Beach Best At Saratoga

August 12, 2018:

Sent the 4-5 favourite, Carolina Beach fired from an outside post and blazed to a 1:52.1 victory in the $14,500 Open Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Saturday, Aug. 11....read on

Great Vintage Wires Yonkers Open

August 12, 2018:

Veteran Great Vintage went coast to coast Saturday, Aug. 11 at Yonkers Raceway, winning the $44,000 Open Handicap Pace in 1:52.2....read on

PASS Round Three For Soph Filly Pacers

August 12, 2018:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono hosted three divisions of the third preliminary leg of the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes on Saturday, Aug. 11 with Kissin In The Sand, Sansovina Hanover and Alexas Power all claiming victory....read on

Freshman Showdown Looms In PA

August 11, 2018:

Thanks to the luck of the draw, Prospect Hill and Demon Onthe Hill never have met in Pennsylvania Sires Stakes competition. Now, with one preliminary leg remaining, the two are on the road to a heavyweight clash in the championship....read on

Thats It Does It Again

August 11, 2018:

After upsetting as one of the longest shots on the board last week, Thats It proved her win the $9,000 Fillies & Mares Open was no fluke with a superb return performance in Saturday's (August 11) feature at Century Downs....read on

Georgian Readies For Earl Rowe Trot

August 11, 2018:

An impressive group of trotters will be taking over Georgian Downs on Sunday, August 19 for the $75,000 Earl Rowe Trot....read on

Chalk Fillies Deliver At Charlottetown

August 11, 2018:

The Saturday afternoon card at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park featured Atlantic Sires Stakes action for three-year-old pacing fillies, with the betting public accurately assessing the most photogenic pacers in each of two $13,300 A divisions....read on

What's Next For Atlanta?

August 11, 2018:

Fans of harness racing looking to see 2018 Hambletonian champ Atlanta make her next start have to set their sights north of the 49th parallel and on Campbellville, Ontario....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1940s

August 11, 2018:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith remembers some happenings, names and other interesting facts from the decade of the 1940's....read on

Lazarus N Dominates In Dan Patch

August 10, 2018:

New Zealand's acclaimed pacer Lazarus N made his highly-anticipated North American debut a winning one with a 1:48.4 mile in the 25th edition of the $325,000 Dan Patch Stakes at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, Aug. 10....read on

Racing's Loss In Fredericton Shooting

August 10, 2018:

The city of Fredericton, New Brunswick was devastated on Friday (August 10) as a gunman claimed the lives of four people, including two police officers with one having ties to the harness racing community....read on

Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

August 10, 2018:

Lexington, Kentucky, Delaware, Ohio, and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island -- if you were to ask someone that wasn’t involved in harness racing what the three aforementioned cities have in common, what would they say?...read on

Bonus For Old Home Week Horses

August 10, 2018:

The Prince Edward Island Standardbred Horse Owners Association along with the PEI Harness Racing Industry Association are pleased to announce a special initiative for Old Home Week this year....read on

Meadowlands 2018 Handle Declines

August 10, 2018:

With the spectacular Hambletonian Day program having concluded the 2018 Meadowlands Meet of Champions, the time is here to reflect and analyze our business for the live harness racing season....read on

August Zoom Theme: Track Time!

August 10, 2018:

I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has picked 'Track Time' as the August Zoom Photography Challenge theme....read on

Dream Of Glory Fan Contest Winners

August 10, 2018:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club offered an online handicapping contest for Hanover Raceway’s Dream of Glory night as well as an on-track Pick the Winner contest....read on

2018 Hall Of Fame Photo Gallery

August 9, 2018:

Presentation photos from this year's Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony are now available online....read on

New Post Time At Mohawk

August 9, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment announced a new post time for live Standardbred racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park, effective Monday (Aug. 13)....read on

The Hall Of Fame Class Of 2018

August 8, 2018:

On Wednesday (Aug. 8), the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame welcomed 10 new members. Six people and four horses comprised the class of 2018....read on

Let There Be Light

August 8, 2018:

While Dave Landry’s early days at the track may have sparked a flame, it was when he picked up his first camera at age 16 that began him on his path to Hall of Fame recognition....read on

Health Requirements For Red Mile Access

August 8, 2018:

Horsepeople that are planning to bring their horses to the stable area at the Red Mile should be aware of strictly-enforced requirements that have been laid out by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture....read on

Chappell Wins July's Zoom Challenge

August 8, 2018:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club would like to congratulate Kayla Chappell of Leduc, Alta., for winning the July Zoom Photography Challenge....read on

MP Gagan Sikand Vists SC’s Office

August 7, 2018:

Gagan Sikand, the local Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Streetsville, recently visited the Standardbred Canada offices to present a certificate of appreciation to SC President and CEO, Dan Gall....read on

Caretaker Appreciation Day, In Photos

August 7, 2018:

The first National Caretaker Appreciation Day was very well received at 14 racetracks across the country the weekend of July 20 - 22 and on July 29....read on

Zeron Reflects On Hambo Win

August 7, 2018:

“My dad asked me if I thought she could win the Hambo. Obviously, he is the trainer and is going to make the ultimate decision, but I told him that I thought she could win wherever we decided to go. I’ve never had a horse so flawless.”...read on

Atlanta Wins The Hambletonian

August 4, 2018:

On Saturday (August 4) Canadian-based trotting filly Atlanta became just the 14th filly in the 93-year history of the Hambletonian to defeat the boys and capture harness racing's richest prize for three-year-olds....read on

Canadians Prominent On Hambo Day

August 4, 2018:

There were a number of Canadian connections to the major stakes wins on the 2018 Hambletonian Day card of harness racing at The Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J....read on

Caretakers: We Want Your Feedback

August 1, 2018:

Now that the 2018 National Caretaker Appreciation Day events are in the books, we would like to get feedback from participating caretakers....read on

Love At First Sight

July 29, 2018:

Casie Coleman can clearly remember October 4, 2006. That was the day that hip #410, Chancey Lady, walked into the sales ring in Lexington, Kentucky....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

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

Addition To Elimination Guidelines Book

August 1, 2018:

On Wednesday (August 1), the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency announced new elimination guidelines to its 2016 Elimination Guidelines Booklet for Cetirizine1, Clodronate2, Dexamethasone, Fluticasone, and Triamcinolone acetonide....read on

Canada's 2018 Fair Race Dates

June 20, 2018:

The list of tracks in Canada hosting fair races in 2018 is now available online....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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