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Somebeachsomewhere Stakes Drawn

May 31, 2016:

A talented group of 19 three-year-old pacers have been split into a pair of $75,000 divisions for this Saturday’s Somebeachsomewhere Stakes at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

New Brunswick Injunction Extended

May 31, 2016:

According to an article by The Daily Gleaner, Horse Racing New Brunswick will be able to operate the Winners Lounge until the end of the year....read on

Bee A Magician Sidelined

May 31, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the injury that forced star trotting mare Bee A Magician‎ to miss this past Sunday's Maxie Lee invitational trot has her sidelined for the time being and will keep her out of the upcoming Armbro Flight Stakes at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Punter Hits Pick 6 Worth $1.47 Million

May 31, 2016:

A Pick 6 ticket that was purchased for $2,160 via the Meadowlands Racetrack on Monday, May 30 proved to be a huge winner, as it contained the lone successful wager on Santa Anita’s massive exotic wager on Memorial Day....read on

Rick MacLeish Passes

May 31, 2016:

Rick MacLeish, who starred for the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers in the 1970s and was a longtime standardbred owner, passed away late Monday night (May 30) at the age of 66....read on

Alliance Series Noms Due Wednesday

May 31, 2016:

Nominations are set to close Wednesday, June 1 for the Alliance Summer Claiming Series....read on

Horsepeople’s Meeting In Truro

May 31, 2016:

The Truro Harness Horse Owners Association would like to make all members aware of the organization’s upcoming annual general meeting....read on

Hawthorne Announces Guaranteed Pools

May 31, 2016:

Officials with Hawthorne Race Course have announced that the track will begin to offer a pair of guaranteed pools, effective this week....read on

June ‘Town Hall’ Meeting Details

May 31, 2016:

Two Standardbred racing ‘town hall’ focus group meetings to gather input from racing industry participants will take place in June; one at Harrington Raceway in Delaware on Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m. and the other at the Meadowlands in N.J. on Saturday, June 18 at 1:00 p.m....read on

First Meadowlands Baby Races Saturday

May 31, 2016:

This coming Saturday (June 4) will mark the first ‘baby races’ of the season at the Meadowlands Racetrack for two-year-old trotters and pacers....read on

Grana Padanno Upsets In Preferred

May 30, 2016:

Grana Padanno spent most of the mile buried on the rail in Monday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Mohawk Racetrack, but he managed to shake loose in deep stretch en route to posting a 7-1 upset in 1:53.1....read on

Medusa Lowers Meadows Record

May 30, 2016:

Medusa zipped to the front from Post 6, held off the late charge of Set Me Up and scored in 1:50 — fastest ever by an older mare at The Meadows — in Monday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace....read on

Vernon Preferred To Dudes The Man

May 30, 2016:

Commencing his move upon exiting the far turn, M & L of Delaware and Victoria Dickinson's Dude's The Man worked to the fore in mid-stretch to capture the Memorial Day feature at Vernon Downs, a $10,000 Open/Preferred Pace....read on

Mandatory Pay In Effect At Pompano

May 30, 2016:

Pompano Park closes out its successful 2015-2016 meeting on Tuesday night (May 31) with a mandatory payout on its Super Hi-5 finale along with two Open Handicap events....read on

Hanover Meet Kicks Off Saturday

May 30, 2016:

Hanover Raceway’s 2016 meet of live harness racing will kick off this Saturday (June 4)....read on

Former S-Bred Tracks Make The News

May 30, 2016:

A couple of former Standardbred racetracks have made the news in the past few days due to future re-purposing and demolition....read on

Georgian Meet Kicks Off Saturday

May 30, 2016:

Georgian Downs in Innisfil, Ont. will kick off its 2016 meet of live harness racing this coming Saturday (June 4)....read on

Meeting At Summerside Tuesday

May 30, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the Prince County Horsemen’s Club on PEI will be holding its semi-annual meeting on Tuesday, May 31....read on

Leal, McCagherty On Kawartha Future

May 30, 2016:

“Skip's goal from the outset has been to race as long as we can. There is no reason as long as we continue to enjoy the support of the public, the horsemen and, particularly, the Ontario government, horse racing can't continue at Kawartha Downs.”...read on

Quebec-Bred Series Continues Tuesday

May 30, 2016:

Both trotting mares and horses will be in the limelight on Tuesday evening (May 31) at the Hippodrome 3R in the second round of the Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-olds....read on

Beyond Our Comfort Zone

May 30, 2016:

Do we have a good grasp of what potential investors know and don’t know about harness racing?....read on / continuer à lire

North America Cup-Date: May 30

May 30, 2016:

With the entry box for the 2016 Pepsi North America Cup eliminations closing in eight days, the eligible three-year-old pacers continue to prepare and impress on the road to Canadian harness racing's biggest prize....read on

Audreys Dream Sets Century Record

May 29, 2016:

Audreys Dream etched his name in the track record book at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino with a 1:52.2 victory in Sunday (May 29) afternoon's $10,500 Open Pace....read on

Opening Day At Dresden Raceway

May 29, 2016:

Live harness racing returned to Dresden Raceway on Sunday afternoon (May 29) for the 2016 season and driver Alex Lilley was the star of Opening Day....read on

Best Open House Yet At Grand River

May 29, 2016:

Grand River Raceway hosted its eighth annual backstretch Open House on Sunday, May 29....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Dazzles In Mullin

May 29, 2016:

Wiggle It Jiggleit came within one-fifth of a second of the world record for four-year-old male pacers and set an overall track record at Harrah's Philadelphia in a triumphant rematch with Rockin Ron in the Dorothy Mullin Invitational Pace, one of three $200,000 Invitationals on Sunday's (May 29) harness racing card....read on

Nuncio Wins 2016 Elitlopp

May 29, 2016:

Under a patient steer from driver Örjan Kihlström, Nuncio was victorious in the 2016 Elitlopp Final at Sweden's Solvalla Racecourse....read on

Missile J Triumphs In Art Rooney

May 29, 2016:

It was as uneventful an eight-hole trip as Missile J (Brian Sears, $2,60, part of entry) could possibly have wished for Saturday night (May 28), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $300,000 Art Rooney Pace....read on

Heartfelt Start To Kawartha Season

May 29, 2016:

The 2016 harness racing season got off to an emotional start on Saturday night (May 28) at Kawartha Downs when an 89-year-old woman was able to fulfill a lifetime dream of petting a horse....read on

Divisional Champs Foiled In SBOA

May 28, 2016:

Three-year-old trotting filly Flowers N Songs emerged between rivals down the stretch to pull off a 23-1 upset in the first of two $174,329 SBOA Stakes Final of the night on Saturday (May 28) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

SC Rewind: The 1,000 Club

May 28, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the time when a driver recording 1,000 wins in an entire lifetime was considered quite an accomplishment. The piece includes a list of notable Canadian born drivers who had reached that goal by 1974. A number of old photographs recalling important milestones are included....read on

Evenin Of Pleasure Stuns In London

May 27, 2016:

Evenin Of Pleasure and driver Sylvain Filion pulled off a 36-1 stunner in the $150,000 Molson Invitational Pace with a 1:50.3 track record performance at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Friday night (May 27)....read on

Adjustment To Truro Post Times

May 27, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved post time changes for four upcoming programs of live racing at Truro Raceway....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

Georgian Training Times, Construction

May 26, 2016:

Officials with Georgian Downs have informed Trot Insider of some available training times at the track in the upcoming days....read on

Dr. John Thomson Passes

May 25, 2016:

Dr. John Douglas Thomson of Woodstock, Ont. passed away at the Woodstock Hospital on Tuesday, May 24. He was in his 85th year....read on

Alberta Racetrack Suitor Revealed

May 25, 2016:

Horse Racing Alberta announced late last week that it had received seven Expressions of Interest in regard to the owning and operating of a racetrack in the Edmonton area. According to a report in the mainstream media, one of the entities that submitted an EOI conducted live horse racing decades ago....read on

Western Regional Drivers Confirmed

May 24, 2016:

The field for the 2016 Western Regional Driving Championship, scheduled for Sunday, June 26 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino has been confirmed....read on

2016 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 18, 2016:

For the past several years, Trot Magazine's Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book has served as an initial barometer for the colts and geldings that may be in the running for the richest prize in Canadian harness racing....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

Upcoming AGCO Info Sessions

April 5, 2016:

As the 2016 race season gets underway, senior Judges and Stewards will be holding information sessions to explain what is changing –- and not changing –- as a result of the integration of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) into to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)....read on

Hosts For 2016 Driving Championships

March 15, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the host tracks and dates for the 2016 National Driving Championship and four Regional Driving Championships which will ultimately determine Canada’s representative to the 2017 World Driving Championship....read on

2016 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 11, 2016:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2016 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....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 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

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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