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SC Rewind: Remembering 1985

March 28, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes an indepth look back at some of the highlights of the harness racing season from 30 years ago, a glimpse at the rather recent past that was 1985....read on

Elitloppet Invite For Maven

March 28, 2015:

An impressive effort Saturday at Solvalla has earned trotting mare Maven an invite to the 2015 Elitloppet in two months time....read on

2015 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 6, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has released the first list of 2015 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Morgan Records 15,000th Win

March 27, 2015:

On Friday, March 27 at Harrah’s Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, Tony Morgan became just the third driver in the history of North American harness racing to reach the lofty 15,000-win plateau....read on

Putmeintogo Upsets In Preferred

March 27, 2015:

Putmeintogo persisted on the front end and pulled off a 12-1 upset as she earned her first Preferred victory in Friday's $30,000 distaff feature at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Young Memorial To Dancers Luckyseven

March 28, 2015:

Three-year-old pacing filly Dancers Luckyseven and driver Brandon Campbell rallied through the passing lane to capture the $35,000 Marian Young Memorial Pace on Friday night at Fraser Downs....read on

Big Night For Carroll & McDonnell

March 28, 2015:

Alfie Carroll extended his lead atop of the Canadian driver standings on Friday night as he drove half of the winners on Western Fair District's 10-race card....read on

Carolsideal Repeats In Matchmaker

March 27, 2015:

Yonkers Raceway hosted the second round of the Blue Chip Matchmaker on Friday night with a baker’s dozen worth of Free-For-All pacing mares competing in two $40,000 divisions....read on

Hard-Luck Pacer Triumphs In Series Final

March 28, 2015:

The brief career of Heavenly Knox has been marked by unusual financial situations and tragedy among his connections. But the four-year-old The Panderosa-Mystic Tiger N gelding showed Friday what perseverance and faith can achieve, as he captured the $30,500 championship of the Walter Russell Memorial Pace for three and four-year-old colts, stallions and geldings at The Meadows....read on

Odds On Amethyst Dominates Open Trot

March 28, 2015:

No Meladys Monet, no problem. That has been the theme for Odds On Amethyst over the past month and that theme continued Friday night at The Meadowlands....read on

Perrin Trainees Triple At Buffalo

March 27, 2015:

Trainer JD Perrin scored the 'hat trick' and was assisted by three different drivers in doing so to highlight the Friday night (March 27) program at Buffalo Raceway....read on

Ontario-Sired Mare Wins Hoosier Invite

March 27, 2015:

Pertty Music and Ed Hensley returned to their winning ways at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino as they captured the featured event, a $21,000 Invitational Pace for fillies and mares, on Friday, March 27....read on

Rev Me Up Prevails In Miami Valley Open

March 27, 2015:

Rev Me Up, at age eight the oldest mare in the field, found room up the pylons just in time to zoom by pacesetter Shine N Shimmer and capture the $17,050 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap Pace at Miami Valley on Friday (March 27)....read on

Big M Simulcasting Impasse Settled

March 27, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the simulcast dispute which had prohibited certain bettors from wagering on the Meadowlands has been resolved....read on

Federal Investigation, Charges In PA

March 27, 2015:

Federal investigators in the United States have charged four veterinarians with illegally administering drugs to racehorses on race day....read on

Prix D’Ete Attracts 28

March 27, 2015:

Officials with the Quebec Jockey Club have announced that the connections of 28 horses have nominated their charges to the second annual revival of the $200,000 Prix D’Ete at the Hippodrome 3R....read on

Trainers Discuss Hot Horses

March 27, 2015:

JL Cruze’s trainer Eric Ell and Rockeyed Optimist’s conditioner Steve Elliot have both commented on their charges leading up to the finals of the Shiaway St. Pat and the Clyde Hirt Saturday night (March 28) at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Michigan Horses Quarantined

March 27, 2015:

It has been reported that up to 22 horses have been quarantined at four different locations in Michigan in response to the recent euthanization of a horse due to the equine herpes virus (EHV-1)....read on

NJ Simulcasting Bill To Governor’s Desk

March 27, 2015:

It has been reported that the New Jersey Assembly passed bill A-3972 on Thursday, March 26, a piece of legislation that calls for Atlantic City casinos that simulcast out-of-state races to be given the power to negotiate signal fees....read on

Delaware Casino Bailout Stalls

March 27, 2015:

According to an article, a proposed bailout of Delaware casinos has been stalled due to a drop in projected sales tax revenue....read on

Dire Straits For Instant Racing In Idaho

March 27, 2015:

The Instant Racing issue is coming right down to the wire in Idaho. Governor C.L. ‘Butch’ Otter will decide whether legislation calling for the repeal of Historical Racing terminals will be signed into law or not, after the house voted 49-21 in support of Senate Bill 1011 on Thursday (March 26)....read on

Connections Weigh In On Open

March 27, 2015:

The carryover for Pompano Park’s Super Hi-5 is $70,000 heading into the track’s program of live racing that is scheduled for this Saturday (March 28). Officials with the track have added additional fuel to the fire by carding the $15,400 Open Handicap Pace as the ‘event host’ for Saturday’s Hi-5....read on

Kawartha Season Kicks Off May 30

March 26, 2015:

Kawartha Downs’ 2015 harness racing season will begin Saturday, May 30. Approval has been received from the Ontario Racing Commission for the five-eighths mile facilty to host the same number of race dates as last season, 18....read on

Updates On Ontario Race Dates

March 26, 2015:

It has been announced that the director of the Ontario Racing Commission has approved the applications for variance and amendments to the 2015 race-date and post-time schedules for Kawartha Downs and Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Cobalt Threshold Recommended

March 26, 2015:

The board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium announced on Thursday, March 26 that a uniform threshold for cobalt regulation in the United States was approved at its regularly scheduled meeting held on March 24 at Gulfstream Park racetrack in Hallandale, Fla....read on

Mandatory Jackpot Hi-5 Payout Date

March 26, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that the mandatory payout for the Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 is set for Saturday, April 4, the second-to-last card of the current Woodbine Racetrack meet....read on

John, Bob And Randy Agree

March 26, 2015:

"I always found that he won his races with his head. He wasn't as athletic as other drivers I've driven against, but [he] did it with his brain. He just was a very 'headsy' driver, very smart. He'd make other people make mistakes and he'd capitalize on them."...read on

Kawartha Discussed At Queen's Park

March 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 25, Laurie Scott, MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, asked the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal, to make a commitment to Kawartha Downs and finalize a long-term transfer payment agreement....read on

Toronto To Craft Expansion Report

March 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 25, the City of Toronto’s executive committee voted in favour of allowing city manager Joseph P. Pennachetti to assemble a report in regard to a potential gaming expansion at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Hardy Looking For Answers

March 25, 2015:

The Sarnia Observer has run an article highlighting the upcoming season of live racing at the Hiawatha Horse Park. In the piece, Ontario Harness Horse Association President Ken Hardy rhetorically asks how horsepeople will benefit from racing’s integration into the province’s gaming modernization....read on

Getting “Concerned” Over Dresden

March 24, 2015:

Ontario Harness Horse Association General Manager Brian Tropea has said that OHHA is “concerned” about the fact that the Ontario Racing Commission has yet to issue an operator’s licence for the 2015 season of live racing at Dresden Raceway....read on

Vote For Flamboro's Announcer Idol

March 24, 2015:

Voting is now open for fans to select their favourite race calls from Flamboro Downs' second edition of Announcer Idol....read on

Hall Announces 2015 Ballot

March 23, 2015:

On Monday, March 23, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame unveiled the names of horses and horsepeople which are on the Hall's 2015 ballot....read on

Spotlight Shines On Century Downs

March 23, 2015:

It’s been a long windy road, but for horsemen in Alberta, the journey will soon all be worth it. Century Downs, Canada’s newest racetrack, is scheduled to open in Calgary. And hopes are very high....read on / continuer à lire

Out-Of-Competition Cobalt Testing

March 20, 2015:

On Friday, March 20, the Ontario Racing Commission announced that it will begin working with the horse racing industry to develop a practical and appropriate response to the testing for cobalt....read on

Stakes Drop Gural's Stallion Rule

March 20, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that the two stakes administrators that required stallions to race at age four in order to have foals eligible to their stakes races have made decisions to drop the requirement....read on

Update On Integration With OLG

March 19, 2015:

Sue Leslie, President of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association, recently spoke on the process of integrating horse racing with the province's gaming arm -- the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp....read on

Notice Regarding Foal Applications

March 12, 2015:

In our continued effort to support environmentally-friendly benefits to members, Standardbred Canada's 2015 Applications for Foal Registration will not be mailed out this year and paper applications will be printed by request only....read on

North America Cup Nominations List

March 6, 2015:

A strong list of 72 three-year-old pacing colts and geldings have been nominated to the 32nd edition of the Pepsi North America Cup....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

Canadian Yearling Sale Date Set

February 13, 2015:

The 2015 edition of The Canadian Yearling Sale will be held Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the SC Sales Pavilion located at Flamboro Downs, Dundas, Ontario....read on

2014 O’Brien Award Winners

February 7, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the winners of the 2014 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s champions in harness racing over the past season. The annual Black Tie Gala was held Saturday, February 7 in Mississauga, Ontario, at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre....read on

Here Come The Foals Of 2015

January 30, 2015:

As the calendar approaches the end of January, more and more of harness racing's future stars will be hitting the ground and taking their first steps....read on

Up To Date With '15 Eligibility Fees?

December 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2015 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2015....read on

Updated Stallion Info Required

November 25, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners and lessees to submit their updated 2015 stallions for the online stallion directory....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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