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Could Franklin Be 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

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 28, 2016:

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

'Princess' Prevails In Meadows Preferred

June 28, 2016:

Let go at 10-1, Princess Pablano followed live cover and scored in 1:54.1, a career best, in Tuesday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot....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

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

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

Racing Under Saddle At Dresden

June 28, 2016:

Friday afternoon’s Canada Day card of racing at Dresden Raceway will feature something special for fans in Race 9, as five riders will mount up and take part in a Racing Under Saddle race....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

Last Call For Zoom Photos

June 28, 2016:

To celebrate the upcoming Regional Driving Championships we have chosen ‘Driver Fever’ as June’s Zoom Challenge theme. We are looking for photos of drivers in action, either racing, getting prepared in the paddock or warming-up in the post parade. We want to see shots of what your favourite drivers are getting up to at the track!...read on

HorseCapades Returns To CNE

June 28, 2016:

A delightful and free introduction to horses, the CNE interactive horse program returns this year, as it will take place from July 31 to August 18....read on

More Than 300 Attend Open House

June 28, 2016:

Some 300 to 400 visitors toured Fair Winds Farm on Sunday, June 26, as the Standardbred breeding facility welcomed guests for its third annual open house in central New Jersey....read on

Juvenile Sires Stakes Fillies To Buffalo

June 28, 2016:

A total of 37 horses have been drawn into five divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old filly trotters on Wednesday night (June 29) at Buffalo Raceway, and only four of the horses have made pari-mutuel starts at this point....read on

Sophomores Clash In Gold Divisions

June 27, 2016:

A trio of Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series divisions were contested Monday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, with Bee In Charge, Zagster and Will Take Charge coming away victorious in their respective $70,000 assignments....read on

Alliance Final To The Prophet Mary

June 28, 2016:

The Prophet Mary turned a two-hole trip into a one-length triumph in Monday evening’s $11,200 Alliance Series Final for filly and mare claimers at Grand River Raceway....read on

Pocono Hosts Freshman Fillies

June 27, 2016:

Two longshot 'bombers,' two favourites, and a mid-range mutuel horse proved victorious in five $30,000 divisions of a Pennsylvania All-Stars event for two-year-old trotting fillies at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Monday night....read on

Verdad Victorious In Harrington Open

June 27, 2016:

Howard and Judith Taylor's Verdad was a 1:51.2 winner in the $15,000 featured Open Pace Monday at Harrington Raceway....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

Pacers To Clash In Quebec Tuesday

June 27, 2016:

All nine starters in Tuesday’s ninth race at Hippodrome 3R have won a race or two in their last three starts, which could lead to plenty of action in the contest....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

Sires Stakes At Dresden On Canada Day

June 27, 2016:

The Canada Day Card of racing at Dresden Raceway will be headlined by five Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions for three year-old trotting fillies....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

Cheering For Charity Horse Scores

June 27, 2016:

Sunday marked the last day for the Cheering For Charity Drivers to rally up wins in support of Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia (BCANS) at Truro Raceway....read on

Georgian Training Schedule Altered

June 27, 2016:

Officials with Georgian Downs have informed Trot Insider that the track has made an alteration to its training schedule for this week....read on

Gingras Hits 6,000 Wins

June 27, 2016:

In many cases, winning seven harness races in a row would be the most notable achievement of any driver’s day. But for Yannick Gingras, such a streak got him to an even more noteworthy accomplishment - career victory No. 6,000....read on

Update: Harrah’s Philly Draw Schedule

June 27, 2016:

Officials with Harrah’s Philadelphia have released the draw schedule for the track’s upcoming cards of live harness racing....read on

Hoosier To Sponsor Dan Patch Awards

June 27, 2016:

In a first-of-its-kind agreement, the United States Harness Writers Association announced on Monday (June 27) that Centaur Gaming-owned Hoosier Park will be the lead title sponsor of next year’s Dan Patch Awards banquet in Las Vegas....read on

Saturday Celebrations Begin Early

June 27, 2016:

On Saturday, July 2, live harness racing will commence with a special 6:30 p.m. post time at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Cracklin Rosie Sizzles; 6,000 For Henry

June 26, 2016:

Cracklin Rosie captured the fastest of three $8,000 Kin Pace eliminations at Clinton Raceway on Sunday afternoon (June 26), impressing both fans and driver Doug McNair....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

Two Days, 22 Baby Races

June 25, 2016:

Mohawk Racetrack's morning qualifying sessions have been buzzing with activity as the seven-eighths mile oval hosted two sets of 11-race qualifying sessions for two-year-olds over the last two days....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

SC Rewind: Dominion Day Racing

June 25, 2016:

In this week's Rewind as Canada Day approaches, Robert Smith recalls when harness racing on Dominion Day as the July first National holiday was formerly known, was a major happening. His recollections include a number of old photographs and touch down on many locales across the land where race days were held....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

Horsemen Raise $20,000 For Hospital

June 24, 2016:

The second annual summer fundraiser organized by Alberta horsemen in support of Stollery Children's Hospital this past Sunday didn't just surpass last year's fundraising total -- it was doubled....read on

Horsemen Caught In The Middle

June 23, 2016:

“I’m just hoping that the two sides, Fredericton Exhibition and Horse Racing New Brunswick realize that the only way that we’re going to go forward is to work together. Not try to take from one another.”...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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