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A Baker's Dozen Of Baby Races

July 1, 2016:

After requiring two sessions of baby races last weekend, a more compact offering of 13 two-year-old qualifiers went postward at Mohawk Racetrack on Canada Day morning....read on

Eviction Notices For St. John's

July 1, 2016:

The remaining horsemen left stabled at St. John's Racing & Entertainment Centre have one month to vacate the premises after a letter from track management was issued to those still at the shuttered Newfoundland facility....read on

AGCO Announces Consultation

June 30, 2016:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is launching a consultation regarding the future of horse racing regulation in Ontario....read on

In Event Of Postal Service Disruption

June 29, 2016:

There is a possibility of a Canada Post service disruption on or after July 2. It is still members’ responsibility to remain in good standing with Standardbred Canada even in case of a postal disruption. Renewals, invoices, eligibility fees and many more services are available online. Check out this notice for complete contact information....read on

2016 Stallion Reports

June 28, 2016:

Once again this year, the Reports of Mares Bred (stallion reports) will not be mailed....read on

July's Calendar Photographer

July 1, 2016:

“My sunrise photo was just a lucky shot of a perfect subject on my way home from a night shift.”...read on

Western Fair Closed For Simulcasting

July 1, 2016:

The Raceway at Western Fair District wishes to remind simulcast patrons that simulcasting will be closed both today (July 1) and tomorrow (July 2) due to the Trackside Music Festival being held this weekend....read on

Walltyme Golf Registration Now Open

July 1, 2016:

Registrations are now being accepted for the 24th annual Walltyme Stables Golf Tournament....read on

June Zoom Poll Now Open!

July 1, 2016:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received a ton of great action shots for June’s Zoom Challenge ‘Driver Fever’. Now it’s up to you to select one of these photos as determined by contest officials so we can establish the winner!...read on

Alberta Sires Stakes Season Begins

June 30, 2016:

"He has turned out to be a solid horse who will work right down to the wire. He was immature as a two-year-old but has come a long way."...read on

Rookie Trotters Impress At Mohawk

June 30, 2016:

A number of two-year-old trotters were in action Thursday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, and the connections of Cameron Hill and Mass Production had to be impressed with their youngsters....read on

SC Office Closure

June 30, 2016:

Please be aware that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed on Friday, July 1 for Canada Day....read on

Hawthorne Hosts Dygert Trots

June 30, 2016:

Leg two action for the fillies and boys took place Thursday evening at Hawthorne Racetrack with a pair of divisions in the Beulah Dygert Trot for Illinois-bred three-year-old fillies and Erwin F. Dygert Trot for Illinois-bred three-year-old colts and geldings....read on

First Turn Stable Set To 'Boogie'

June 30, 2016:

On Saturday, July 2 the dream of being a Standardbred racehorse owner will come true for 50 people, courtesy of First Turn Stable at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Stakes Triple For Campbell Thursday

June 30, 2016:

Monticello Raceway showcased a hefty card of 14 races Thursday afternoon, featuring New York Sire Stake action for two-year-old trotting colts....read on

Upsets In PEI Open Trots

June 30, 2016:

On a Thursday night trot at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park that featured five trot races it was gelding Frill Seeker and mare Osprey Impact taking their respective Open Trot classes....read on

Fans Can ‘Be A Winner’

June 30, 2016:

North America Cup champion Betting Line makes his return to the Ontario Sires Stakes program on Saturday evening and if the talented three-year-old pacing colt can extend his four-race win streak one lucky Mohawk Racetrack fan could find themselves in the winner’s circle with a champion....read on

Racing Hill A Dark Horse No More

June 30, 2016:

“He had some really good races last year and kind of flew under the radar coming back this year for no real reason. He’s a quality horse and he’s showing that now.”...read on

Aiming For Another Pocono Upset

June 30, 2016:

“There are a lot of good pacing fillies this year. I think mine’s one of them. As long as mine stays healthy, she’ll go right with them.”...read on

WEG’s Plan For Potential Postal Strike

June 30, 2016:

Due to a looming postal service disruption, the Woodbine Entertainment Group and Ontario Standardbred Alliance has issued the following plan for purse cheque distribution....read on

Atlantic Sires Stakes To Inverness

June 30, 2016:

A trio of Atlantic Sires Stakes events will be featured on the Sunday afternoon card of racing at Inverness Raceway....read on

CPMA Unveils Regulatory Amendments

June 30, 2016:

The proposed amendments to the ‘Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations’ have been pre-published in the ‘Canada Gazette,’ Part 1, as of June 11, 2016 for a 45-day comment period....read on

Horseman Faces Abuse Charges

June 30, 2016:

Horseman Michael Neafus of Corydon, Indiana, has been arrested and is facing Level 6 felony-cruelty-to-animals charges. The charges stem from incidents that allegedly took place last month at the Harrison County Fairgrounds in Indiana....read on

Freshman Stakes Season Kicks Off

June 30, 2016:

The holiday weekend at The Meadowlands offers a look into racing's future with two-year-old stakes on Friday, July 1 then celebrates America's Independence on Saturday with a special 6:30 p.m. post time and a grand fireworks display immediately following the races....read on

Hanover’s Survivor Challenge Details

June 30, 2016:

Officials with Hanover Raceway have released some of the details regarding the third annual Country 93 Survivor Contest, which is free and is set to kick off this Saturday (July 2)....read on

Red Shores’ Holiday Weekend All Set

June 30, 2016:

Red Shores is all set to ring in the holiday weekend, as both Summerside Raceway and the Charlottetown Driving Park are set to thrill fans with programs of live racing....read on

Contenders Set For Wiener Dog Races

June 30, 2016:

Thirty of the toughest wiener dogs in the province will shoot the cute-factor high through the summer sky next Friday night at Grand River Raceway.

The second annual Ren’s Pets Depot Wiener Dog Races at Grand River Raceway is set for Friday, July 8. Dachshund registration opened June 6, and the 30 spots sold-out in five days....read on

'Goodtogo' Keeps Win Streak Alive

June 29, 2016:

Goodtogo Hanover fought off Synonymous Hanover in a two-horse breakaway to keep her undefeated sophomore record in tact during Wednesday's Pennsylvania Stallion Series for trotting fillies at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Tioga Adds Summer Claiming Series

June 29, 2016:

The Tioga Downs race office has announced additional divisions of the Summer Claiming Series to take place in July, one for trotters and one for pacing mares....read on

New Commission Holds First Meeting

June 29, 2016:

A stronger, unified governance body to oversee Pennsylvania’s more than $1 billion equine racing industry began its work to strengthen horse and harness racing today (Wednesday, June 29) as the new State Horse Racing Commission had its first meeting....read on

Glaucine Positives Overturned

June 29, 2016:

The Maryland Racing Commission and the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission have each taken the position that some recent positive tests for glaucine have most likely been produced due to environmental contamination....read on

Connections On Franklin Showdown

June 29, 2016:

“Personally, I think this is probably as exciting a race coming up that there ever was. All the drivers have confidence in their horse. They all think they’re going to win it. All three raced fantastic last weekend; they all looked great. It’s going to be a horse race.”...read on

Hannelore Hanover Returns

June 29, 2016:

Fresh off a Canadian record performance in the Armbro Flight, Hannelore Hanover headlines the second leg of the Miss Versatility on Friday’s Canada Day card at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Regional Championships In Pictures

June 29, 2016:

Three Regional Driving Championships took place across the country this past weekend....read on

Century Handle Continues To Surge

June 29, 2016:

Halfway through the lengthened season of Standardbred racing at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, the live racing handle continues to show strength....read on

Hall Of Fame Day Reminder

June 29, 2016:

This Sunday, July 3, is Hall of Fame Day at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame in Goshen, New York....read on

Post Time Change At Inverness

June 29, 2016:

Officials with the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency have informed Trot Insider that it has approved a change that will affect all Wednesday post times for the rest of the year at Inverness Raceway....read on

Shenandoah To Host Virginia Racing

June 29, 2016:

The Virginia Harness Horse Association would like to invite all Standardbred horsepeople to attend the inaugural race meet at the newly renovated Shenandoah Downs, formerly known as Woodstock, in northwestern Virginia....read on

Dresden Looks To Shine On Canada Day

June 29, 2016:

For the second straight year, Dresden Raceway’s annual Canada Day celebrations will feature some of Ontario’s most talented three-year-old trotting fillies, as the half-mile oval is all set to host five $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions....read on

Mandatory High Five Payout ‘Pace’ Night

June 29, 2016:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the track will offer a mandatory payout of its last-race Jackpot Super High Five on Meadowlands Pace Night (Saturday, July 16)....read on

Freddie Looks To Start New Streak

June 29, 2016:

Reinsmen Marc Campbell and Corey MacPherson are currently tied for top spot on the driving leaderboard at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park. The two foes will try to break the gridlock this Thursday evening....read on

Stretch Drive Golf Tournament Date Set

June 29, 2016:

Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission Race Officials would like to remind everyone of the ninth Annual Stretch Drive Benevolent Fund Golf Tournament, which will take place at Fox Meadow Golf Club in Stratford, PE on Wednesday, August 17....read on

Gold Cup Grandstand Seating Info

June 28, 2016:

Officials with Red Shores have released some information in regard to seating for the 2016 Gold Cup & Saucer....read on

Will The Franklin Be The Best Race Ever?

June 28, 2016:

“I’m so glad I get to drive State Treasurer, but part of me wants to sit on the sidelines and watch those great horses (Wiggle It Jiggleit , Always B Miki , Freaky Feet Pete, State Treasurer, etc.) go battle. It could set up to be the best race that harness racing has ever seen, in my opinion.”...read on

Cleveland Trotting Classic Drawn

June 28, 2016:

Northeast Ohio’s premier trotting race, the Cleveland Trotting Classic, will head to post this Saturday (July 2) at Northfield Park. The 2016 installment of the ‘Classic’ carries a purse of $180,000....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 28, 2016:

Statistics and results for the 2016 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest are now online and will be updated daily!....read on

Milestone For Flanagan Memory

June 28, 2016:

Resolve’s impressive victory Friday in the $200,000 Cutler Memorial final at The Meadowlands got the headlines, but there was also celebration in the barn of Ontario-based runner-up Flanagan Memory....read on

ID Technician On PEI

June 27, 2016:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be on PEI on Tuesday, July 5 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Salive To Call At Kawartha

June 27, 2016:

Frank Salive, one of the most legendary race callers in North America, is heading back to a place where he has fond memories, Peterborough, specifically nearby Kawartha Downs....read on

Draw For Ben Franklin Complete

June 27, 2016:

The draw for the most widely-anticipated race in quite some time was completed this morning at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Ten pacers comprise the star-studded field of the 2016 Ben Franklin Pace, headlining Pocono's Sun Stakes Saturday card....read on

MacDonell Discusses The ‘Beach’ Craze

June 27, 2016:

“What amazes me today is how people still come along and want me to sign stuff that has ‘Beach’ on it, or a program, or something as simple as a card — anything that has Beach’s picture. I just find that amazing eight years later. People ask about him. They ask, ‘Have you seen him lately?’ They’re truly interested in the horse. I think that’s kind of neat.”...read on

Horseman In Critical Condition

June 27, 2016:

Officials at Fort Erie Race Track made the decision to cancel the last live race at the track on Sunday (June 26) after a serious incident that resulted in a Thoroughbred being euthanized and a horseman being sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries....read on

MacDonald's 'Treasured' Motivation

June 27, 2016:

"Even though I was at a point where I couldn't attend the races, I could see them on TV. It meant a lot to me to have that to look forward to. So I always felt he provided normalcy to my life at a time when I needed it, so we turned down the offer, and made the decision to keep him, and it turned out to be the right decision."...read on

Western Regional Title To Campbell

June 26, 2016:

Brandon Campbell secured the Western Regional Driving Championship title over Jim Marino with his third victory in the final leg of the eight-race competition on Sunday, June 26 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino. Both Campbell and Marino will advance to the National Driving Championship....read on

That One Defining Moment

June 26, 2016:

With a lifetime of big wins, both training and driving, one might think it tough for Yves Filion to come up with that one greatest memory. But when asked, the new Hall of Famer immediately reflects upon that one perfect night in July 2001....read on / continuer à lire

World Records In Pocono Elims

June 25, 2016:

Tonight (Saturday, June 25) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, the greatest assemblage of horses in North American harness racing during 2016 (14 millionaires and half the National Top Ten) contested elimination races to qualify for racing on the $2 million Sun Stakes Saturday Championship night a week from tonight (Saturday, July 2)....read on

Hughes Victorious In Atlantic Regional

June 25, 2016:

Jason Hughes held off Corey MacPherson with the most points over eight races to win the Atlantic Regional Driving Championship on Saturday, June 25 at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park. Both the winner and runner-up will advance to the National Driving Championship....read on

Information On Requesting A Stay

June 25, 2016:

On April 1, 2016, legislation came into effect changing the way appeals of horse racing decisions are adjudicated in Ontario. Most importantly, a new adjudicative body -- the Horse Racing Appeal Panel (HRAP) -- is now responsible for hearing appeals of decisions made under the Rules of Racing....read on

Six Racetrack Applicants Announced

June 25, 2016:

The Board of Horse Racing Alberta (HRA) announced on Friday the following applicants have accepted the invitation to submit a Request for Proposal (RFP) to construct, own and operate an “A “Horse Racing facility in the Edmonton or surrounding area....read on

MacDonald Wins Ontario Regional

June 24, 2016:

Driver James MacDonald had the early winning momentum while Trevor Henry finished strong to top the point standings in the Ontario Regional Driving Championship and advance to the National Driving Championship....read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program

June 24, 2016:

The 2016 Enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....read on

Hall Of Fame Gala Tickets Now On Sale

June 24, 2016:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has announced that tickets for its 2016 Induction Gala are now on sale....read on

One-On-One With Dan Gall

June 23, 2016:

"I think that the challenge here is enormous and I think this a very rare and unique opportunity."...read on

Bring A Friend, Win Great Prizes!

June 23, 2016:

The fourth annual Bring A Friend is back at eight of your favourite tracks across Canada during the weekend of July 15-17. Our goal is to make this year the best one yet, so we’re offering a prize package that you won’t want to miss out on!...read on

Dan Gall Named SC President & CEO

June 21, 2016:

Standardbred Canada, the Canadian harness racing industry leader, announced today that Dan Gall has been named the association’s President and Chief Executive Officer....read on

Quebec / Eastern Ontario Regional Set

June 13, 2016:

The field for the 2016 Quebec / Eastern Ontario Regional Driving Championship, scheduled for Tuesday, July 12 at Hippodrome 3R has been confirmed....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

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

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

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 2016, 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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