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Moreau Becoming O'Brien Mainstay

January 22, 2017:

Richard Moreau tried the tuxedo on again this week, just in case. It still fits "not too badly at all," so he won't need a replacement for his fifth consecutive O'Brien Awards gala as a Trainer of the Year on

Rise Up Now Romps In Preferred

January 22, 2017:

Rise Up Now dominated a field of Preferred 3 pacers, leading wire-to-wire in the $7,500 feature event on a foggy Sunday evening (January 22) at Flamboro on

SC Annual Members Meeting Details

January 20, 2017:

Standardbred Canada members are invited to attend the SC Annual Meeting of on

O’Brien Tickets Deadline Monday

January 17, 2017:

A small number of tickets still remain for the 2016 O'Brien Awards. As a result, Standardbred Canada has extended the deadline to 12 noon (ET) on Monday, January on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Captivates Canada

January 22, 2017:

This year's older pacing horse division captivated the world of harness racing and while one of its key players, Wiggle It Jiggleit, made a limited number of starts in Canada, he still managed to steal the hearts of fans in those appearances with his undeniable talent and charisma to earn an O'Brien Award on

Surrealist Triples On Meet-Closing Card

January 22, 2017:

Surrealist closed out the Truro Raceway meet with his third straight victory in the top $1,475 Winners Over class on Sunday afternoon (January 22) on

Alberta Stallions Eligible In California

January 22, 2017:

With a recent legislative bill passed, the California Sires Stakes committee has approved pacing stallion owners from Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Maine and Alberta, Canada to register their stallions to the California stakes program, starting with the 2017 breeding on

Claim To Fame Finalists Determined

January 22, 2017:

Rocknroll Jewel, Dalhousie Dave and King Harvest won divisions of “Claim To Fame” races for $30,000 claimers at Miami Valley Raceway on Sunday (January 22), propelling all three into the $35,500 championship leg along with six other foes next on

First French Trotter To Stand In Ireland

January 22, 2017:

Derek and James Delaney of Oakwood Stud in Ireland have announced that they will be standing the French trotter, Rachmaninov Seven, for the 2017 breeding on

Rising Star To Sing At O’Briens

January 22, 2017:

Mason Greer, an up-and-coming rising star in the Canadian music scene, will sing the Canadian and American national anthems at the 2016 O’Brien on

Caviart Luca Scores In Yonkers Open

January 21, 2017:

Caviart Luca (George Brennan, $28.60) snapped odds-on Blood Brother (Jason Bartlett) at the wire Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $45,000 Open Handicap on

Moreau & McNair Sweep Preferreds

January 21, 2017:

O'Brien Award finalist Richard Moreau teamed up with Woodbine Racetrack's hottest reinsman, Doug McNair, to sweep Saturday night's co-featured Preferred events with Brad Grant's American Virgin and on

Red Shores Feature Declared 'No Contest'

January 21, 2017:

The Saturday (January 21) afternoon feature class at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park was rocking and rolling past the opening quarter before an accident occurred approaching the half resulting in a 'No Contest.' on

Fraser Downs Cancels Sunday Card

January 21, 2017:

Fraser Downs has announced that its live harness racing card scheduled for Sunday (January 22) has been on

Clarification On Rene Allard Stay

January 21, 2017:

The legal firm representing trainer Rene Allard has issued a statement regarding a recent appeal, and subsequent stay, related to a suspension and fine originally issued in on

Bettors Edge Rewards New Owners

January 22, 2017:

Bettors Edge, the 2015 TVG Free For All champion, returned to The Meadowlands and rewarded his new connections with a decisive 1:49.4 score in the $16,000 Saturday night on

Mykindachip Wins Open At Miami Valley

January 21, 2017:

Mykindachip (Chris Page) returned to his winning ways copping the $22,000 Open I Pace at Miami Valley Raceway on Saturday (January 21) night, speeding to a 1:50.4 victory over Meadowbrookthunder (Trace Tetrick) and Fancy Creek Elusiv (Mike Oosting) on

Rebel Jet Lands Perfectly At Buffalo

January 21, 2017:

Rebel Jet ($12.40) has been a well-traveled pacer the past few months but he found a perfect landing spot at Buffalo Raceway on Saturday night (January 21) by winning the $10,000 Open in 1:57.1 over the 'good' on

Trustworthy Kid And Palone Shine

January 21, 2017:

Refreshed by a 31 second-quarter breather, Trustworthy Kid easily repelled his outside challengers and captured Saturday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The on

SC Rewind: Rothmans Stakes (2/2)

January 21, 2017:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith concludes the two-part remembrance of the 1985 Rothman's Summer Series held at Greenwood Raceway in on

Mach Three Euthanized In NZ

January 20, 2017:

It is with profound regret and sadness that Tara Hills Stud in Port Perry, Ont. reports that pacing stallion Mach Three was euthanized Friday morning (January 20) at Alabar Farms in Waiau Pa, New Zealand following a paddock on

Finalists Excited For The O’Briens

January 20, 2017:

Anticipation is building for this year's O’Brien Awards, to be held on Saturday, January 28 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel. The black-tie gala, presented by Standardbred Canada, will honour the best in Canadian harness racing from the 2016 season. It is the night that fans and industry participants will learn who takes home the prestigious on

McNair Stays Hot In Winter Series

January 20, 2017:

Winter Series action continued on Friday’s 11-race card at Woodbine Racetrack and, once again, Doug McNair was the first star of the on

Coleman On O'Brien Nominations

January 20, 2017:

When multiple O'Brien Award-winning trainer Casie Coleman made the decision to reduce the size of her stable this past year, she didn't anticipate that she would be celebrating at the 2016 O'Briens come awards on

A Pacer To 'Fear' In 2017

January 20, 2017:

“I have turned down huge offers for him as everyone knows how good he was. He races very relaxed and can leave or come off the pace; he is very handy and has an effortless gait. That's why Dave (Miller) likes him so well." on

Brandon Campbell Chooses Wisely

January 19, 2017:

“I struggled through most of my life but it’s all coming together now...The ups are finally paying for all the downs.” on

O'Briens Cap Off Seelster Success

January 19, 2017:

"We take a lot of pride in the horses that we breed and raise and to be recognized as one of two finalists for this award is a great way to cap off a successful season." on

Ira Fisher Sr. Passes

January 19, 2017:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Ira Fisher of Guelph, Ont. has passed away in his 80th on

A Closer Look At Nova Scotia Racing

January 18, 2017:

What do Junebugs Baby, Fresh Yankee, Bill O'Donnell and Wakizashi Hanover all have in common? on

OSAS Announces Stallion Auction

January 18, 2017:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society (OSAS), now in its 21st year, will once again be conducting a stallion auction this breeding on

Frank O’Mara Passes; Arrangements Set

January 4, 2017:

Gerald Francis O’Mara, known for seven decades around the harness racing world as 'Frank,' passed away on Wednesday, January 4, on

From Rideau To The O'Briens

January 18, 2017:

The 2016 O'Brien Award Gala marks the fourth year for the Future Star Award and this year’s nominees, Brett MacDonald, 20, of Embrun, Ont., and Louis-Philippe Roy, 27, of Mont-Joli, Que., are no strangers to one on

Rare Racing Occurrence

January 17, 2017:

A bit of a unique situation played out earlier this month. The occurrence was spread out across the nation and included three different drivers, at three different tracks, located in three different on

Ontario's Wagering Data Released

January 16, 2017:

As part of Ontario Racing’s commitment to transparency and industry information sharing, Ontario Racing (OR) has collaborated with the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) to reconcile and provide a 10-year overview of Ontario related wagering -- specifically wagering by Ontario customers, and wagering on Ontario on

Hartman, Nifty & Kadabra Magic

January 16, 2017:

While the 2016 season laid out for trotting filly Magic Presto didn't go quite according to plan, the Ontario Sired lass ended her year on a high note that helped propel her close to the top of her divisional standings and into O'Brien Award on

Snyder Thrilled Beyond Delight

January 15, 2017:

Jeffrey Snyder has owned multiple O'Brien Award winning horses over his years of involvement in harness racing, and is one of a few that boast owning a Standardbred named Canada's Horse of the Year. But those awards do not take anything away from his nomination in 2016 thanks to the season of freshman pacing colt Beyond on

"Dream Come True" For Wellwood

January 13, 2017:

The 2016 O'Brien Awards will be a family affair for the Wellwood-Keeling clan courtesy of three-year-old trotting colt Marion Marauder's dream season in 2016, highlighted by an historic on

Atlantic Stallion Registrations Due

January 12, 2017:

The Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association would like to remind stallion owners and lessees that the deadline to register a stallion with the Atlantic Sires Stakes program for the 2017 breeding season, without paying a late fee, is January on

Post Time With Dan Gall

January 11, 2017:

"As 2017 gets underway I want to share with you what Standardbred Canada will be focusing on during the calendar year. Our team and Board of Directors have created a very ambitious, yet doable agenda of goals and action items that we will strive to attain for you this year" on / continuer à lire

Outstanding Groom Finalists Announced

January 10, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the Outstanding Groom Award, sponsored for the second consecutive year by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming 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 on

McClure On His Dream Season

January 8, 2017:

“It was when I woke up from a nap and saw all these people congratulating me that I went ‘Wow.’” on

Meet Your O'Brien Award Emcees

January 7, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that Ken Middleton and Jason Portuondo will co-host the 2016 O’Brien Awards on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, on

No Cam Fella Award Winner For 2016

January 5, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has announced there will not be a 2016 recipient for the Cam Fella on

Wagering Up In Canada

January 5, 2017:

Data from Standardbred Canada indicates that pari-mutuel wagering on Canadian harness racing increased by 1.97 per cent in 2016, with average per-race handle up by 6.25 per on

2016 Media Award Finalists Announced

January 4, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Media Excellence Awards, sponsored by Ontario on

Open Letter To SC's Ontario Members

December 19, 2016:

The following is an open letter penned by Dan Gall, Standardbred Canada's President & CEO, to the organization's Ontario-based 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 on

National Survey On Horse Racing

November 16, 2016:

The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, in close collaboration with Standardbred Canada, is undertaking a National study on the horse racing industry. The study seeks to come to a better understanding of the horse racing industry in Canada and to draw a picture of those who are active in the 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? on

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