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Dresden Uncertainty Continues

January 30, 2015:

According to a report, the Dresden Agricultural Society (DAS) has announced that it is missing $53,000 and that the money has gone missing in the last month....read on

Red Shores Card Moved To Sunday

January 30, 2015:

The curtain will fall on Red Shores’ winter harness racing meet with a 15-dash program Sunday at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The card has been moved to Sunday due to the winter storm in the forecast for Saturday....read on

Here Come The Foals Of 2015

January 30, 2015:

As the calendar approaches the end of January, more and more of harness racing's future stars will be hitting the ground and taking their first steps....read on

2015 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 6, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has released the first list of 2015 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Annual Meeting Of Members Details

January 30, 2015:

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

Charles ‘Chuck’ Coon Passes

January 30, 2015:

Hall of Famer Charles E. ‘Chuck’ Coon passed away Friday morning (January 30) in Oxford, Michigan, after a short illness. He was 86....read on

Hard Rock Makes Advances In NJ

January 30, 2015:

It has been reported that on Thursday, January 29 the New Jersey Casino Control Commission issued Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment a statement of compliance. The statement marks the first step for the ‘Hard Rock’ brand to potentially become added to the gaming mix in the state and possibly at the Meadowlands....read on

Committee Passes Racing Promotion Bill

January 30, 2015:

It has been reported that a Senate committee in Indiana this week voted 10-0 to pass a bill that is designed for the state horse racing commission to use monies from the breed development fund for the promotion of the sport....read on

Three-Year-Old Sustaining Form Online

January 30, 2015:

Owners of Ontario Sires Stakes-eligible horses are reminded that the deadline for the three-year-old OSS sustaining payment of $700 is February 15....read on

Marvin Kaufman Passes

January 30, 2015:

Officials with the Standardbred Owners Association of New York have announced that Standardbred racing participant Marvin Kaufman has passed away....read on

Island Breeding Seminars To Wrap Up

January 30, 2015:

The Island Breeders seminar series will wind up tonight (Friday, January 30) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown and will begin at 7 p.m....read on

Law Joins Horse Adoption Board

January 30, 2015:

Heading for Home Racehorse Retraining and Adoption Center is pleased to announce Tom Law as the latest appointee to its Board of Directors....read on

Jackpot Climbing At Woodbine

January 30, 2015:

The public’s top choice used last-second heroics to capture the Thursday evening finale at Woodbine Racetrack, and because she was so popular she played a key role in ensuring another carryover for the Jackpot Hi 5 wager....read on

Chalky Winner In Flamboro Preferred

January 29, 2015:

The photo finish camera was put to use to decide the winner in Thursday’s $7,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 at Flamboro Downs, and when the ORC Judges had a gander at the picture it was Windsong Glamorous who prevailed by a nose....read on

Upsetters Rule In Meadowlands Series

January 29, 2015:

The first of the Dash For The 'C' Notes mini-series this week at The Meadowlands got underway on Thursday night with the filly and mare pacers. It was contested in four divisions requiring a horse finish first or second to guarantee a spot in the $25,000 Final next week. The word of the night was upset....read on

Wynne On Bill C-290 Situation

January 29, 2015:

On Thursday, January 29, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne broached the topic of Bill C-290, the stalled piece of single-game sports wagering legislation that Finance Minister Charles Sousa had commented on a day prior....read on

Marino Out Months With Injuries

January 29, 2015:

Less than one month into 2015 -- a time when hopes remain high for the racing season -- harness driver Jim Marino already knows this year will not turn out how he envisioned it....read on

John Dinning Passes

January 29, 2015:

John Howard Dinning passed away early Thursday morning (January 29) after a long, courageous battle with cancer....read on

Notice For Owners Of Two-Year-Olds

January 28, 2015:

Reminder notices for the Ontario Sires Stakes two-year-old March 15 payment will be mailed within the next two weeks. In order for the right people to receive the notices, the horses must be in the correct ownership when the forms are printed on February 9....read on

World Championship Field Complete

January 27, 2015:

The field for the 2015 World Driving Championship is now confirmed as Harness Racing Australia (HRA) has announced the replacement for Swedish reinsman Björn Goop....read on

Svanstedt "Not Satisfied" With 2014

January 27, 2015:

Despite a season with two world record-setting trotters and a Dan Patch Award, trainer Åke Svanstedt feels his 2015 campaign can be even better....read on

Blais Discusses His Stable, Stars

January 26, 2015:

All things considered, trainer Luc Blais was pretty happy about his first year training for prominent Standardbred owner Serge Godin. While in discussion with Trot Insider, the conditioner also provided an update on Intimidate, Prestidigitator and Wheeling N Dealin....read on

A Promoter For The Ages

January 26, 2015:

"They’re not a major track with major purses or major stake races, but he has kept them in front of everybody and kept them alive in all the media and certainly in all the trade media almost single-handedly."...read on

O'Brien Dream Dates Revealed

January 25, 2015:

Trainers and drivers reveal their dream dates for the O'Brien Awards in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

SC Rewind: Winter Training

January 24, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith nostalgically recalls the long winter season when the only activity in harness racing for most people was the daily routine of training....read on

More Trotters Heading To Europe

January 23, 2015:

Reports indicate that two of harness racing's top four-year-old trotters from 2014 will head to Europe for 2015 campaigns....read on

2015 Ontario Sires Stakes Schedule

January 19, 2015:

The 2015 Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) schedule is now available....read on

Standardbred Improvement Program Approved

January 14, 2015:

Ontario’s Standardbred Improvement Program is confirmed for 2015, following the Ontario Racing Commission’s Board of Directors approval of both the 2015 budget and Program elements as developed by the Standardbred Advisory Group....read on

$12 Million More For Breeders

January 12, 2015:

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association (SBOA) is pleased to announce that it has officially signed an agreement with the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) for a $12 million enhancement of the current breeders rewards program....read on

Compliance Forms For Resident Mares

December 18, 2014:

The Program Administrator for the Ontario Resident Mare Program would like to inform the owners of mares that were enrolled in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for the 2014 foaling season of a new requirement of the Program....read on

Up To Date With '15 Eligibility Fees?

December 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2015 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2015....read on

Updated Stallion Info Required

November 25, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners and lessees to submit their updated 2015 stallions for the online stallion directory....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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