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Creatine Sharp Heading Into Derby

October 22, 2014:

“He was a victim, I think, of the way things are set up this year with no four-year-old races starting out. His very first start we went to Scioto Downs and raced against Market Share and Modern Family and then right into Sebastian K, who was on a serious roll at the time. He had a time getting his feet underneath him.”...read on

A Living Legend Is Turning 100

October 22, 2014:

On Halloween this year while children and the ‘young at heart’ will be out trick or treating in the neighborhoods, an unsung hero in the sport of harness racing will be celebrating his 100th birthday....read on

Vitale Profiles Irish Racing

October 22, 2014:

Heather Vitale is well known in North American harness racing for her energetic promotion of Standardbred racing and her weekly ‘Post Time’ show that promotes racing at Delaware’s Dover Downs. Vitale made the trek to Ireland this past summer and has shed some light on the sulky sport on the island....read on

Waples Tribute Night Auction Online

October 20, 2014:

The online auction component of the Keith & Ron Waples Tribute Night is now live with a multitude of stellar items....read on

Harness The Hope At Western Fair

October 22, 2014:

The Raceway at the Western Fair District will host its ninth annual Harness The Hope Night this Friday with proceeds going to benefit the Breast Cancer Society of Canada....read on

Sophomore To Take On Top Mares

October 22, 2014:

Willow Warrior has the talent and the post position, but she will need a little luck to knock off the best mares in Atlantic Canadian racing Thursday night at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Rideau Race Date Amendments

October 22, 2014:

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that its director has approved Rideau Carleton Raceway Holdings Ltd.’s application for 2014/2015 race date amendments for Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Eric McNutt Passes

October 22, 2014:

Standardbred horseman Eric Charles McNutt passed away peacefully on Friday, October 17 at The Dorothy Ley Hospice....read on

Instant Racing Partnership In Kentucky

October 22, 2014:

It has been announced that the Red Mile and the Keeneland Association have agreed, through a new joint venture, to consolidate their efforts around historical racing in Fayette County into the development of a single facility....read on

Exhibition Park Box Remains Open

October 22, 2014:

Officials in the race office at Exhibition Park Raceway have informed Trot Insider that the entry box for the track’s Saturday, October 25 card of live racing has been left open....read on

Blooded Sale Yearling Pedigrees Online

October 22, 2014:

The 67th annual Blooded Horse Fall Sale will offer 262 yearlings on the Monday of its four-day sale which begins November 17....read on

Record Price For British-Bred Yearling

October 21, 2014:

A new British-bred yearling sales record was created Monday, October 20 at Builth Wells Standardbred UK sales....read on

Real Desire To Ivy Lane Farm

October 21, 2014:

World Champion pacing sire Real Desire, whose first Indiana-bred crop of two-year-olds made its debut this year, will stand at Ivy Lane Farm in Goshen, Indiana beginning with the 2015 breeding season, it was announced today....read on

Maven To Burke Barn

October 21, 2014:

Of all the older racehorse divisions, trainer Ron Burke's stable certainly doesn't boast the power in the older trotting mare class that he does in the older pacing mare and older horse & gelding ranks. That is about to change....read on

Writers’ Association Banquet Details

October 22, 2014:

The Monticello Goshen Chapter began in 1959 and is currently one of 13 chapters that constitute the United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA), a national organization, now with Canadian members, whose main business is to help promote the sport of harness racing....read on

Dover Prepping For 'Novemberfest'

October 21, 2014:

It will be a case of stakes races abound, all November long, when Dover Downs opens its 46th season on Sunday, Nov. 2....read on

Last Call! ID Technician In P.E.I.

October 20, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island for the final time this year on Monday, October 27, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

What Were You Doing In 1974?

October 13, 2014:

This December, Trot Magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary! To help Trot celebrate, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is looking for interesting stories and anecdotes about what you were doing in harness racing in 1974 -- 40 years ago....read on

Thundering Ovation Upsets In Preferred

October 21, 2014:

There wasn’t a lot of pari-mutuel love given to Thundering Ovation in Tuesday’s $7,350 Preferred 3 for trotters, but that didn’t stop the mare from posting a 2:00.2 decision as a 14-1 outsider....read on

Another Harrington Record Falls

October 21, 2014:

One of the most competitive groups in recent history competed in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund final for two-year-old pacing colts Tuesday at Harrington Raceway....read on

Marohn One Heck Of A ‘Mudder'

October 21, 2014:

“I had a few good horses that were in the right spots,” is how Jimmy Marohn Jr. explained his five-bagger Tuesday afternoon over a muddy surface at Monticello Raceway....read on

Mind-Boggling Upset For Ms Wilma

October 21, 2014:

Seizing an opportunity provided by the faltering favourite, Ms Wilma pulled off an 87-1 shocker in Tuesday’s late-closing series for freshman filly pacers at The Meadows. Doll Fins captured the other $12,500 second-leg split....read on

Stakes Galore At Yonkers Saturday

October 21, 2014:

Post positions have been procured for Yonkers Raceway’s stakes-stuffed Saturday night program, which features more than $1.5 million in purses for the five features, a $20,000 guaranteed all-stakes-race Pick 5 pool and a free t-shirt while supplies last....read on

Gingras On Lyons Again, Fall Four

October 21, 2014:

After guiding Lyons Again to his first career win in his Governor’s Cup elimination at Woodbine last weekend, driver Yannick Gingras believes it is just the start for the two-year-old male pacer....read on

Track Bans Under-18 Patrons

October 21, 2014:

Officials with a North American Standardbred raceway recently announced that individuals under the age of 18 are no longer welcome at their facility....read on

Trainers’ Charges Reduced

October 21, 2014:

It has been reported that two trainers that were indicted as part of a federal probe into horse racing in Pennsylvania will plead guilty to lesser charges in county court....read on

Fall Four Highlights Big Woodbine Card

October 21, 2014:

The finest two-year-olds in harness racing will take centre stage this Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack, as the Fall Four Stakes highlight a $2.1-million card....read on

Kentucky Sire Stakes Purses Approved

October 21, 2014:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) has approved the purse distributions for the 2015 Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS), agreeing with the recommendation of the Kentucky Standardbred Development Fund and Kentucky Breeders’ Incentive Fund Advisory Panel....read on

Whitesand Merlot Goes Out On Top

October 21, 2014:

The connections of Whitesand Merlot decided to race their 11-year-old Northern Luck mare for the last time on Sunday, October 19 at Flamboro Downs, and the distaffer went out with a bang....read on

McNairs Top OSS Standings

October 21, 2014:

For the third straight year, trainer Gregg McNair has topped the Ontario Sires Stakes' standings on the training side. This year, he's joined by his son -- driver Doug McNair -- for a father-son sweep....read on

The Show Returns Has Arrived

October 20, 2014:

“I’m a little spoiled. In the last six years or so, I had the horse that was supposed to win. I have to get used to not being the best one. But she could in fact be the second-best one. That’s OK, too.”...read on

Carving Her Own Path

October 20, 2014:

In the midst of a four-day run, in which he won a slew of major stakes races at various tracks across North America, Hall of Fame trainer Jimmy Takter put aside his own accomplishments to heap praise on his daughter, Nancy Johansson....read on

Alibi Seelster Tops Mixed Sale

October 19, 2014:

Talented pacing filly Alibi Seelster fetched the highest price at Sunday's 2014 Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale....read on

Offering Advice For New Owners

October 19, 2014:

Trainers and drivers with experience owning racehorses share their honest advice for owners looking to get into harness racing in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

SC Rewind: Shining The Silver Tray

October 18, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a special silver tray that has been in his family for many years and also traces the origins of silver items being awarded as prizes for sporting events....read on

Seeking Calendar Contributions

October 15, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing's Fan Club Team is publishing a 2015 calendar on the 'Heart of Harness Racing' with the support of several associations and racetracks across the country and we need your contributions....read on

Complete Stallion Reports Online

October 6, 2014:

A reminder and notice to stallion owners that stallion reports for Canadian stallions can now be completed online....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 1, 2014:

Results are now available for Trot Magazine's 2014 Fantasy Stable; to view the leaderboard...click here

Take Somebeachsomewhere With You!

August 6, 2014:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the commemoration of Somebeachsomewhere and a monumental day in harness racing on SC’s new BMO Mastercard....read on

Update On Animal Pedigree Act

May 2, 2014:

Representatives of Standardbred Canada were present at the annual meeting of the Canadian Livestock Records Corporation in Calgary, Alta....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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