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Molson Pace Field, Draw Set

May 22, 2017:

The field for this year’s Molson Pace has now been finalized, but not before some last second changes to the line-up had to be made....read on

Michaels Power Retired

May 22, 2017:

Michaels Power, who was Canada’s Horse of the Year in 2012, has been retired, co-owner Michael Snyder said Monday. The eight-year-old gelding last competed in September 2016....read on

SC Office Closure Notice

May 19, 2017:

Please be aware that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed on Monday, May 22 in observance of the Victoria Day holiday....read on

Commercial Shows 'The Thrill of Winning'

May 19, 2017:

A new commercial showcasing harness racing is now airing in Ontario and available for viewing online....read on

Summer Student/Marketing Intern Wanted

May 9, 2017:

Do you eat, sleep and breathe harness racing? Do you enjoy promoting harness racing and have exceptional Customer Service skills? If this sounds like you and you feel like you have the potential to be an outstanding Ambassador for Canadian harness racing, read on!...read on

Special T Rocks Sizzles At Harrington

May 22, 2017:

Bill Sartin and Mark Salerno's Special T Rocks was a repeat winner in Monday's $17,500 Open at Harrington Raceway in 1:50.2 – the fastest mile of the season at Harrington - over a track rated ‘sloppy’....read on

Posts Drawn For Rooney, Lismore

May 22, 2017:

World champion Downbytheseaside drew post position No. 3 for Saturday night’s 27th edition of Yonkers Raceway’s Art Rooney Pace for three-year-olds....read on

O'Brien Award Winners Qualify

May 22, 2017:

O’Brien Award winners Modern Legend and Caprice Hill turned in sparkling qualifiers on Monday (May 22) morning at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

NA Cup Tracker: May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017:

A substantial number of the horses eligible for the 2017 Pepsi North America Cup were or will be in action this week at racetracks across the continent....read on

Pictonian Storm Upsets, Cheverie Returns

May 22, 2017:

Pictonian Storm, with catch-driver Gary Chappell in the bike, pulled off a 4-1 upset in the $2,000 featured pacing event on Opening Day (May 22) at Red Shores Summerside in 1:57.1....read on

Iwontdothatagain Best In Century Open

May 22, 2017:

Even-money choice Iwontdothatagain ($4.00) overcame an eventful journey to just prevail in the featured $10,000 Open Pace on the nine-race Victoria Day (May 22) card at Century Downs....read on

Quigg Memorial At Exhibition Park

May 22, 2017:

A trio of $8,000 Bill Quigg Memorial divisions headed the Victoria Day (May 22) program at Exhibition Park Raceway, with Complete Player ($2.70), Nameisonthehalter ($4.50), and Woodmere Finesse ($8.10) all living up to favoured billing in their respective divisions....read on

Brown Vs. Brown At Rideau

May 21, 2017:

Back in the sulky for one last night of racing, Gord Brown closed out his driving career on Sunday night (May 21) at Rideau Carleton Raceway while competing with his brother Doug in the Brown Vs. Brown Driver Feature Night....read on

Western Fame Wins Confederation Cup

May 21, 2017:

Western Fame was victorious in the 39th edition of the $176,000 Confederation Cup on Sunday night (May 21) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Arsenal Fires Bullets; 'Briana' Undefeated

May 22, 2017:

Arsenal, given perfect rating by Dave Ingraham in the $10,000 Open Handicap Pace, fired bullets start to finish at Pompano Park on Sunday night (May 21), easily handling a quartet of rivals in a 1:53.4 victory....read on

The Stable Youngsters Invade Flamboro

May 22, 2017:

Schooling youngsters behind a starting gate in preparation of their imminent racing careers is a huge part of most stables' standard operating procedure. But what if you have 40 babies?...read on

Fear The Dragon Upsets Huntsville

May 21, 2017:

Fear The Dragon used a huge backstretch spurt to flash by divisional leader Huntsville nearing the three-quarters mark, then went on to easily defeat last year’s freshman champ by two and a half lengths in 1:49.1 while winning one of three divisions of the $148,492 second leg of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing colts Sunday night (May 21) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Half A Billion, HP Sissy Repeat At 3R

May 21, 2017:

Both Half A Billion and HP Sissy established themselves as “horses to beat” with repeat victories in the second round of the Québec-bred series for four- and five-year-old pacers on Sunday (May 21) at Hippodrome 3R....read on

Clinton Opens 2017 Season

May 21, 2017:

While it wasn't the most favourable weather for Opening Day, race fans braved the rain and came out for Clinton Raceway's 2017 season opener and supported Central Huron Secondary School and their trackside fundraiser. The crowd grew as the rain eased and the nine-race card progressed....read on

Buffalo Draw Schedule Change

May 22, 2017:

Horsepeople are advised that draws for Wednesday races at Buffalo Raceway will now be held on Saturdays for the remainder of the meet....read on

Aces Fave Roland N Rock Delivers

May 22, 2017:

The Sunday night, May 21 Running Aces harness racing card featured the return of local favourite Roland N Rock to the Minnesota oval to headline the $11,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

OK Heavenly Repeats In Hawthorne Open

May 22, 2017:

OK Heavenly scored her second consecutive victory in the $15,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Hawthorne Race Course on Sunday (May 21)....read on

Lucid Thoughts Triumphs At Saratoga

May 21, 2017:

Ontario-owner trotter Lucid Thoughts has spent much of 2017 finishing second and third. The John MacDonald trainee had hit the board in nine of his 11 seasonal tries, but was winless as he drew the rail for Sunday’s Winners Over Trot at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

The Last Chapter First In Late Closer

May 21, 2017:

The Last Chapter ($2.90, part of entry) took the $22,500 Williams Auto Trot late-closing series final on Sunday (May 21) afternoon at Tioga Downs....read on

His Boy Elroy, Romo Shine At Truro

May 21, 2017:

Dan MacRae’s His Boy Elroy ($7.10) dueled down pacesetter Goliath Reigns and parried a late push from Surrealist to capture his seasonal debut in Sunday (May 21) afternoon’s $1,475 featured pacing event at Truro Raceway....read on

Stafford Invitational Contenders Named

May 21, 2017:

One of the most anticipated races next Sunday (May 28) at Harrah's Philadelphia is the Ben Stafford Jr. Memorial for aged pacers....read on

Elitlopp Eliminations Drawn

May 21, 2017:

A star-studded cast of 16 trotters--including two-time Prix D'Amerique winner Bold Eagle, Resolve, winner of the Arthur Cutler Memorial, and Nuncio, who captured two jewels of the Trotting Triple Crown in 2014--will converge on Sweden’s Solvalla Racecourse next Sunday (May 28) for the Elitlopp, to be split in two elimination heats of eight each....read on

Brown Bros. Discuss Their Mentor

May 21, 2017:

Doug and Gord Brown will be fierce combatants on the racetrack for tonight's Brown vs. Brown Driver Feature Night at Rideau Carleton Raceway but one thing they can agree on is the importance of the lessons learned from their father, horseman Stan Brown....read on

Rooney Elim To Downbytheseaside

May 21, 2017:

World champion Downbytheseaside (Dave Miller, $3.10) was as odds-on advertised Saturday night (May 20), winning Yonkers Raceway’s lone $40,000 elimination for the 27th Art Rooney Pace for three-year-olds....read on

'Donna' Beats Dayson In Graduate

May 20, 2017:

Broadway Donna outlasted Dayson after a stirring stretch duel to capture the $75,000 first leg of the Graduate Series for four-year-old trotters at The Meadowlands on Saturday night (May 20)....read on

'King' Campbell Wins Six At Red Shores

May 20, 2017:

All the King's horses and all the King's men helped put another large night together again for Marc Campbell on Saturday (May 20) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

SBOA Finals To Magic Presto & Fade

May 20, 2017:

It was a magical start to Mohawk Racetrack's Fireworks and Family Fun Night for trainer Richard 'Nifty' Norman and company as the popular three-year-old trotting filly Magic Presto was an impressive winner in the first of two SBOA Stakes finals featured on the Saturday, May 20 harness racing card....read on

Watch My Luck Sets Century Record

May 20, 2017:

The Marjorie Dumont-trained sisters Watch My Luck and Tajmeallover dominated Alberta's top distaffers with another 1-2 finish in Saturday afternoon's $9,500 Open -- this time in a track record performance....read on

No Collar, No Problem For Sortie

May 20, 2017:

They couldn’t collar Sortie in Saturday’s $146,628 Pennsylvania Sires Stake at The Meadows — literally....read on

Last Call For TROT Summer Position

May 4, 2017:

The Standardbred Canada Industry Communications Department, which oversees the SC website and TROT Magazine, is seeking an enthusiastic student for a summer placement with Canada’s leading horse racing website and publication....read on

Rockin Ron Prevails In Pocono Feature

May 20, 2017:

Rockin Ron, hung for his lungs through wildfire fractions of :25.4 and :53.1 in the Van Rose Memorial on Kentucky Derby Day at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, found a pace and a trip that was much more to his liking on Preakness Saturday, parlaying a pocket trip into a 1:50.3 victory in the $25,000 pacing feature at The Downs....read on

Cheverie Makes Driving Return

May 20, 2017:

Highly-respected and accomplished horseman Walter Cheverie returns to the racebike for his first pari-mutuel drive in nearly nine months as live harness racing returns to Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway for the 2017 season....read on

SC Rewind: The Strike Is Over

May 20, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a rather memorable evening at Greenwood Raceway in January of 1985 when racing resumed after a lengthy strike by the horsemen. This piece contains quite a few names of people and horses from that era....read on

Chaplaincy Announces Summer Events

May 19, 2017:

The Race Track Chaplaincy of Canada has announced several events of interest in the coming two weeks for the racing community....read on

Memorial Set For ‘Donnie’ MacDonald

May 19, 2017:

Friends of the late Donald Finley ‘Donnie’ MacDonald, who recently passed away on Saturday, April 29, have announced they will be holding a memorial on Tuesday, May 23 at the Nassageweya Community Centre-Brookville Hall in Milton, Ont....read on

Off-Track Incentive Program Announced

May 19, 2017:

Waples Stable and Ontario Xtreme Cowboy are proud to announce the creation of an Off-Track Standardbred Incentive Program designed to help support the market for Standardbreds at the end of their racing career....read on

Miller Thrilled To Join Legends Day

May 19, 2017:

U.S. Hall of Famer David Miller will make his Legends Day debut the same day the Clinton Raceway event will feature the last career drive of the sport’s richest driver, John Campbell....read on

SC Notice To The Industry

May 18, 2017:

At the April 30, 2017 SC Board of Directors meeting, the Board approved the following recommendations from the By-Laws/Regulations/Licensing Committee to the SC Membership, Licensing and Racing Policies....read on

Canada's First Race Winner To HOF

May 17, 2017:

In the 250th Anniversary year of Horse Racing in Canada, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Legends Committee unanimously named a mare called Modesty, who won the first advertised and reported horse race on Canadian soil, as the 2017 Legend Honouree....read on

OLG Launches Champion Raceway

May 17, 2017:

The OLG is "continuing to help build excitement and expand awareness about horse racing in Ontario" by launching a new horse-themed game on PlayOLG called Champion Raceway....read on

Date Set For OSAS Golf Tourney

May 16, 2017:

Details have been released for the 20th Annual OSAS Charity Golf Tournament, set for Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Hidden Lake Golf Course in Burlington, Ontario, with proceeds to support the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society....read on

Hard Rock, Rideau Announce ‘Hard Rock Casino Ottawa’

May 15, 2017:

On Monday, May 15, ‘HR Ottawa, LP,’ which will be known as ‘Hard Rock Casino Ottawa,’ announced that it has been selected by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to be the service provider for the Ottawa Area Gaming Bundle 1, which will transition the existing structure and operations into Hard Rock Casino Ottawa....read on

May Zoom Theme: Mares & Foals

May 10, 2017:

What better way to celebrate the month of May and Mother’s Day then fawning over photos of mares with their new baby foals! This month we have picked Mares & Foals as the Zoom Challenge theme....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

May 9, 2017:

"The good news is we had a solid balance of participants across the country and we were impressed with the clear succinct message that members sent regarding the direction our industry leaders and stakeholders should be discussing in the future"...read on / continuer à lire

Ontario Breeders Lawsuit Continues

April 27, 2017:

Trot Insider has received an update on the status of the legal proceedings between a group of Ontario breeders against the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery And Gaming Corp. (OLG)....read on

2017 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 25, 2017:

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

Ontario Racing Releases Final Long-Term Funding Consultation Report

March 17, 2017:

After extensive industry consultations, Ontario Racing is pleased to release the Final Long-Term Funding Consultation Report....read on

2017 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 10, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2017 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Up To Date With '17 Eligibility Fees?

December 5, 2016:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2017 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2017....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


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