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Yonkers Trot, Messenger Drawn

September 1, 2015:

Two trotters with Triple Crown aspirations – Pinkman and Dealt A Winner – are going to have to work for their respective second jewels Saturday night (September 5) at Yonkers Raceway, as the $500,000 Yonkers Trot and $500,000 Messenger Stakes are all set to be contested....read on

Canadian Leaderboard Update

September 1, 2015:

Trot Insider provides an updated look at the Canadian leaderboard entering the final four months of the 2015 harness racing season....read on

New Clenbuterol Rules Now In Effect

August 25, 2015:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has issued an important reminder to the Canadian horse racing industry that a significant change to the elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will come into effect September 1. The change states that the current elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will be increased from 72 hours to 168 hours (seven days)....read on

Ont. Resident Mare Deadline Today

August 25, 2015:

Administrators of the Standardbred Improvement Program would like to remind owners of broodmares that foaled this year that September 1 is the last chance to enroll their mares in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for 2015....read on

Stallion Reports Due Today

August 24, 2015:

As the Standardbred Canada By-Law #2 has been amended, the deadline to file 2015 stallion reports is now September 1....read on

More Canadian Yearling Sale Videos

August 25, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has received many more yearling videos for the 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

Jockey Fined $15K For Wearing Logos

September 1, 2015:

The New York State Gaming Commission has slapped American Pharoah’s jockey, Victor Espinoza, with a $15,000 fine for having worn promotional branding on his racing silks and boots during the $1.6-million Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday, August 29....read on

Gural Tracks Join Integrity Coalition

September 1, 2015:

The Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity has announced that three of the leading horse racing tracks owned and operated by Jeff Gural – the Meadowlands Racetrack, Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs – have joined as members, adding to the growing support for national oversight of uniform medication standards in American horse racing....read on

September’s Calendar Photographer

September 1, 2015:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Heart of Harness Racing Calendar photographer for September is Pierre Rochette, of La Malbaie, Quebec....read on

Final 3R Wednesday Card Of 2015

September 1, 2015:

Hippodrome 3R’s Wednesday, September 2 program will be the final live Wednesday card of the season at the half-mile oval. After Wednesday, live racing will only be on Sundays, which will feature first-race post time at 1:30 p.m....read on

Woodbine Announces WEGCares Details

September 1, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced the 2015 edition of ‘WEGCares,’ a celebration and recognition of the numerous Woodbine-supported community organizations and causes that contribute to the life, health, vibrancy and vitality of neighbourhoods....read on

Grassroots Double For Darling Pupils

August 31, 2015:

St Lads Moonwalk and Continual Hanover gave trainer Jack Darling two reasons to smile Tuesday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, as each colt captured an $18,000 OSS Grassroots division for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings....read on

Eight Is Great For Merriman

September 1, 2015:

There was no stopping driver Aaron Merriman during Monday evening’s card of racing at Northfield Park, as the productive reinsman racked up an eight-win performance on the 15-race card....read on

American Ideal Fillies Shine

September 1, 2015:

Yonkers Raceway bid adieu to August Monday night, as it hosted the New York Sire Stakes' Bruce Hamilton Pace for three-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Biggie Sets Stakes Record

August 31, 2015:

Trailing by 11 lengths at the half, Biggie stormed past the weary leader and broke his maiden in a stake-record 1:51.4 in Monday’s Pennsylvania Stallion Series event at The Meadows....read on

San Pail Officially Retired

August 31, 2015:

While it might not come as that much of a surprise given his on-track record in the past few seasons, San Pail was the kind of horse that even at the age of 11 no one would count out. Trainer and co-owner Rod Hughes is steadfast in his belief that the bittersweet decision is the right one for the horse, and one he's been sitting on since Spring. ...read on

Aged Mares Leg #3 Rescheduled

August 31, 2015:

It has been confirmed that the third leg of the Atlantic Aged Mares Pacing Series that was cancelled has been rescheduled....read on

Enhanced Vet Examinations Announced

August 31, 2015:

On Monday, August 31, the Ontario Racing Commission issued a Notice to the Industry stating that official veterinarians will be conducting enhanced examinations of horses entered into upcoming premier events, starting with this coming weekend’s stakes action at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

A First For Alberta

August 31, 2015:

Century Downs welcomed live harness racing back to the Calgary area earlier this year, and now the track has introduced a different type of Standardbred racing to the province of Alberta for the first time ever....read on

Two Cobalt Positives In Indiana

August 31, 2015:

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has announced that two Standardbreds have been found with elevated cobalt levels midway through the 160-day race meet at Hoosier Park....read on

Legends Day Online Auction Now Live

August 31, 2015:

Officials with Clinton Raceway have announced that the track will host an online auction to coincide with the biennial fundraiser for the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation, which will take place at the track on Sunday, September 6. The online auction is now live....read on

Introductions To Horse Ownership

August 31, 2015:

In an effort to take harness racing fans from the grandstand to the winner’s circle, the U.S. Trotting Association, in partnership with racetracks and sales companies, is conducting a series of seminars, mixers and receptions to introduce people to the fun and excitement of owning harness racehorses....read on

Dominick Bologna Passes

August 31, 2015:

Dominick Bologna, 79, formally of New City, and Queensbury, New York, and most recently of Armonk, NY, passed away on Thursday, August 27....read on

Fair Finals, Monte Race At Monticello

August 31, 2015:

On Wednesday September 2, Monticello Raceway will be hosting a 13-race card that will feature the New York County Fair Finals for all eight divisions, and the Racing Under Saddle (RUS) New York Fair Series Championship....read on

More Scholarships Doled Out

August 31, 2015:

Officials with the Christian Harness Horsemen's Association have announced that three scholarships have been awarded for the 2015-2016 school year....read on

Harrah’s Draw Schedule, Series Info

August 31, 2015:

Officials with Harrah's Philadelphia have announced that the track will host live racing on Labour Day (Monday, September 7) with a first post of 12:40 p.m....read on

Ohio Jug Sale Catalogue Available

August 30, 2015:

This year, for the first time, the Ohio Selected Jug Yearling Sale catalogue is available on the Equineline sales catalogue app for the iPad....read on

Opening At Standardbred Canada

August 28, 2015:

There is a contractual part-time position available in the capacity of Identification Technician for Standardbred Canada....read on

Favourites Dominate In Kentucky Finals

August 30, 2015:

The Bluegrass State crowned its champion two and three-year-olds of both gaits and sexes on Sunday night, with the eight $175,000 Kentucky Sires Stakes (KYSS) finals dominated by favourites....read on

Filly Helps Revive Windsor Trainer

August 30, 2015:

It was just about five years ago this month that trainer Greg Merlo lay unconscious in a hospital bed after slipping into a coma caused by diabetes....read on

Nicknames And Signature Sayings

August 30, 2015:

Trainers and drivers consider nicknames and catchphrases in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Stakes Elimination Night At Mohawk

August 29, 2015:

The sport’s top older pacers and rising stars were on display Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack in eliminations for the Canadian Pacing Derby, Metro Pace and Shes A Great Lady....read on

SC Rewind: Derby Heritage

August 29, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the humble beginnings of what has become one of the sport's headline events in Canada. He traces the start up of The Canadian Pacing Derby nearly 80 years ago when small town racing was a popular pastime....read on

Purina Statement On Ractopamine

August 27, 2015:

Agribrands Purina has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on

Love We Don't See Very Often

August 26, 2015:

"We need people to gamble and bring their friends to the track. We need to grow our customer base and be as interactive as any prospective fan needs us to be. But above all else we should always want people to love this sport."....read on

OLG Adds Sr. VP Of Horse Racing

August 25, 2015:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced on Monday, August 24 that it has hired Cal Bricker as its new Senior Vice President of Horse Racing....read on

Statement On Ractopamine In Feedstuffs

August 25, 2015:

Paul Sharpe of Sharpe Feeds has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on

CPMA Update On Ractopamine

August 21, 2015:

On Friday, August 21, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a memo to the Canadian horse racing industry which contained an update regarding Ractopamine in 'feedstuffs.'...read on

If I Had A Hammer

August 17, 2015:

“The people at Armbro figured out how many I shod there, with a rough estimate from day one to the day they sold the farm, and it was well over 230,000”....read on / continuer à lire

World Trotting Conference To PEI In 2017

August 11, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that the 2017 World Trotting Conference will be held in Charlottetown, P.E.I. from August 13-20, 2017....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Pedigrees

August 6, 2015:

Pedigrees for the 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale are now available online....read on

By-Law #2 Amendments Passed

August 5, 2015:

On August 5, 2015, electronic and mail ballots that were cast by eligible Standardbred Canada Breeder members for amendments to By-Law #2 were tabulated....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

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

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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