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Pair For Alagna In Messenger

August 31, 2016:

Dr J Hanover has made winning a habit this year at Yonkers Raceway. On Saturday, he will try to continue his success at The Hilltop in the $500,000 Messenger Stakes for three-year-old pacers....read on

2016 Stallion Report Due Sept. 1

August 15, 2016:

If you have a stallion that has bred mares in 2016, please follow the 'eShop' on this website....read on

O'Sullivan's 1-2 Metro Punch

August 31, 2016:

“I didn’t think he had this type of speed, but he’s shown flashes of speed with some 26-second quarters and in his first start he paced the back-half in about :55. He has been a pleasant surprise....I definitely think he has more in him.”...read on

Shenandoah Opens 99th Racing Season

August 31, 2016:

Months of anticipation and waiting ended on Wednesday as the new track at the Shenandoah County Fair got its first taste of racing in Virginia....read on

Part Time Lady Scores In Open

August 31, 2016:

The featured event on the Tuesday night (Aug. 30) program of harness racing at Running Aces featured the $11,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace, and in the end it would come down to the two most accomplished mares in the field, separated by just a half-length at the wire....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Videos Added

August 27, 2016:

Standardbred Canada has received an influx of yearling videos for the 2016 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

Goodtimes Invitational Field Set

August 31, 2016:

Will John Bax be making the presentation to his brother following Kawartha Downs’ signature race, the Goodtimes Invitational on Saturday night? It’s certainly possible....read on

Trot Night Thursday At Charlottetown

August 31, 2016:

Mr Bower rides a commanding five-race win streak into Lady Slipper action Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park as Lady Slipper action is in town....read on

Bricker Talks OLG And Horse Racing

August 31, 2016:

Cal Bricker, Senior Vice President of Horse Racing for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), addressed the Standardbred Canada Board of Directors at its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, August 31....read on

Yearling Sale Workshop Set

August 31, 2016:

Fall is better known as “Yearling Sale Season” among members of the horse racing industry. This is where hopes and dreams are launched as owners and trainers attempt to collar that next North America Cup or Hambletonian champion. The sport’s future stars will leave the breeding farm behind to begin their journey to the racetrack....read on

Super Saturday Card At Mohawk

August 30, 2016:

The $661,000 Metro Pace and $616,000 Canadian Pacing Derby will highlight Saturday’s star-studded $2.4 million card at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Northfield Hosts Ohio Super Night

August 31, 2016:

With more than $2 million in purse being distributed over a 15-race card, the richest night of racing in Northfield Park's history is on tap Saturday night (September 3), featuring a series of $250,000 races which will decide eight Ohio Sires Stakes champions....read on

Three Handicapping Championship Seats

August 31, 2016:

The Meadowlands is hosting a live-money National Handicapping Championship qualifying event on Saturday, October 1 that will provide three seats to the $2.5 million NHC Final in Las Vegas to be held January 27 – 29, 2017....read on

Obsolete Medication Collection Program

August 31, 2016:

CleanFARMS, in partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute, will be operating collection programs for both obsolete pesticides and livestock medications in the Northern Alberta, Peace Region of British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Ontario in 2016....read on

Australia's Karloo Mick Passes

August 31, 2016:

Popular downunder pacer Karloo Mick passed away on Tuesday afternoon....read on

Trotting Colts Clash In Grassroots

August 31, 2016:

A four-pack of OSS Grassroots divisions went postward Tuesday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, with three-year-old trotting colts and geldings proving to be the stars of the show....read on

Atomic Million AM Romps At 3R

August 30, 2016:

Three-time Quebec-Bred Series Champion and former track record holder, Atomic Million AM, returned to his home track for the last Tuesday evening race card of the 2016 season and breezed home an easy winner for driver Sylvain Lacaille....read on

Rookie Fillies Impress At Georgian

August 30, 2016:

After a fierce battle down the Georgian Downs stretch on Tuesday evening, local filly Sheer Talent rewarded her connections’ faith with her first Grassroots victory....read on

Bettors Up Equals Meadows Record

August 30, 2016:

Bettors Up rocketed to the lead for Tim Tetrick at the quarter and blazed home in 1:51, matching Pure Country’s track record for freshman filly pacers in Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Sires Stake at The Meadows....read on

Yonkers Trot, Messenger Drawn

August 30, 2016:

Tuesday afternoon’s gods of the open draw did not torture either prohibitive favourite for Yonkers Raceway’s pair of Saturday night half-million-dollar Triple Crown events....read on

Tioga Secures Gaming Licence

August 30, 2016:

On Tuesday, August 30, the New York State Gaming Commission unanimously approved a commercial gaming licence for Tioga Downs Casino, Racing and Entertainment in the Town of Nichols....read on

‘Lover’ Rebounds From Barn Fire

August 30, 2016:

“I literally cried with joy after. ‘Lover’ dug in and held off Ake Svanstedt with Coogan for the win. It was just five months that he (Celebrity Lover) was fighting for his life from the smoke inhalation and burns.”...read on

Tough Posts For Steacy’s Fillies

August 30, 2016:

The value of picking your post position after an elimination victory isn’t necessarily being able to select your exact spot on the gate, but rather eliminating any chance of a drawing a poor post....read on

Hambo Broadcast Viewership Up

August 30, 2016:

Officials with the Hambletonian Society have announced that the viewership for the Hambletonian increased this year....read on

Meadowlands Resumes Next Week

August 30, 2016:

The Meadowlands will resume live racing for two weekends beginning on Friday, September 9. The racing will follow a Friday and Saturday schedule on September 9 & 10 and 16 & 17....read on

Fan Club Hits The Ex

August 30, 2016:

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event and the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club had a chance to be a part of it last week....read on

Georges Groulx Sr. Passes

August 30, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that horseman Georges Groulx Sr. has passed away at the age of 82....read on

Placido ‘Pat’ Salerno Passes

August 30, 2016:

Horseman and racing official Placido ‘Pat’ Anthony Salerno, 81, of Flemington, N.J., passed away on Friday, August 26, surrounded by his family....read on

John ‘Shack’ Kenney Passes

August 30, 2016:

John S. ‘Shack’ Kenney, DVM, passed away on Saturday, August 27 with his family by his side. He was 79....read on

John ‘Hippie’ MacEachern Passes

August 30, 2016:

On Thursday, August 25, horseman John ‘Hippie’ MacEachern, 45, of Fort McMurray, passed away with his loving family by his side....read on

Grand River Scholarship Winners

August 30, 2016:

Grand River Raceway and the Board of Directors of the Grand River Agricultural Society are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Bursary/Scholarship Program for local students pursuing agricultural studies....read on

Under Saddle Racing To The Big M

August 30, 2016:

RUS America is pleased to announce Racing Under Saddle (RUS) will be returning to the Meadowlands Racetrack on Saturday, November 5 as a non-wagering event to be conducted between races on the evening program....read on

Colts Clash In Grassroots At Mohawk

August 30, 2016:

Mohawk Racetrack hosted a trio of Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old pacing colts on Monday and fans were treated to three personal best efforts by winners Mc Mach, Bet On Brett and Tymal Peacemaker....read on

Henriksen Sweeps Preferreds

August 29, 2016:

It was worth the drive to Elora on Monday for trainer/driver Per Henriksen, who wound up sweeping the Preferred events for trotters at Grand River Raceway....read on

Big Friday For Grand River

August 29, 2016:

Grand River Raceway in Elora will feature the final Fun & Frivolity Friday Night of the 2016 live horse racing season September 2, and the track has a little extra to highlight the occasion....read on

Drivers To Converge At Clinton

August 29, 2016:

Eight of the best harness drivers in Canada will be at Clinton Raceway on Sunday, September 4 for the track’s final program of its 2016 season....read on

Frank Jamieson Passes

August 29, 2016:

Longtime horseman Frank Jamieson of Wallace, N.S. passed away on Sunday, August 28 in his 90th year....read on

Friday Exhibition Park Purse Increase

August 29, 2016:

Officials with Harness Racing New Brunswick are pleased to announce that there will be a purse increase for this Friday’s (September 2) live card at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

Ontario Stallion A Life-Changer

August 29, 2016:

“Timing and financially, he meant a lot. He got me a little bit into the game. I drove him all his career both in Europe and here.”...read on

O'Sullivan Joins The Stable

August 28, 2016:

Top trainer Tony O'Sullivan has joined Anthony and Amy MacDonald in their innovative thestable.ca partnership with the aim of bringing affordable racehorse ownership to even more first-time and returning fans of the exciting sport of harness racing....read on

Round Barn Fundraiser Details

August 29, 2016:

Once a year, horsepeople come together from all over the world to attend Grand Circuit racing and purchase high quality yearlings in beautiful Lexington....read on

Bonnie Insko Passes

August 29, 2016:

Breeder/owner Bonnie Christine Insko, 82, who is the wife of Hall of Fame harness driver Del Insko, passed away on Thursday, August 25 in her home, with her husband and family at her side....read on

Nirvana Seelster: The Iron Horse

August 28, 2016:

A bargain purchase from Standardbred Canada’s Horses For Sale Board, Nirvana Seelster has proven to be a hard-knocking, Saturday night specialist for longtime participants Bill Budd and Bruce Davy...read on

SC Rewind: Memories From 1986

August 27, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes a nostalgic look back to 30 years ago which was 1986. He revives a potpourri of names, faces and happenings from that year and includes numerous pictures to better recall the times....read on

August Zoom Deadline Approaching

August 25, 2016:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club wants you to go behind the scenes and capture photos of our faces of racing for the August Zoom Photography Challenge....read on

Nahar, Sedins To Maple Leaf Trot?

August 24, 2016:

Two of the most prominent owners of Standardbred racehorses in the National Hockey League just might make an appearance at one of Canada's most prestigious stakes events next month....read on

Post Time Changes At Truro

August 23, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that post time changes have been approved for a total of four upcoming programs of live racing at Truro Raceway....read on

ID Technician East Of Peterborough

August 22, 2016:

SC Identification Technician Bruce Redmond will be making his last visit for this year in the region situated between Peterborough and Napanee on September 6 and 7 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

August 17, 2016:

"When receiving my appointment to the position I promised the Board and our employees that it would be eyes and ears wide open as I assumed my new responsibilities, with a commitment to reach out to our members and stakeholders to better understand the concerns and issues of the industry and to find out what expectations the industry has of Standardbred Canada going forward."...read on

Alberta Stakes Noms Due September 1

August 15, 2016:

Official with the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association would like to remind all horsepeople that nominations for Western Canada Pacing Derby #54 and Northlands Filly Pace #33 are due September 1....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Pedigrees

August 4, 2016:

Pedigrees for the 2016 Canadian Yearling Sale are now available online....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

Quebec Mare Residency Program

June 24, 2016:

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

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


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