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Moreau Mares Finish 1-2 In Preferred

June 28, 2017:

Richard Moreau trainees Dewar N Soda and Heels On The Beach swept the top two spots in Wednesday evening's featured $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Pace at Grand River Raceway....read on

Campbell Images Highlight Final U.S. Drives For Fans

June 28, 2017:

When John Campbell makes his last drive in the United States on Sunday, July 2, at Goshen Historic Track, fans will have a few chances to get a remembrance of his historic career as harness racing’s leading money-winning driver of all time....read on

Canadian Horse Racing Celebrates 250th Anniversary From Coast To Coast

June 23, 2017:

As Canada celebrates 150 years of confederation on July 1, Canada’s horse racing industry is recognizing an even greater milestone, the 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing in Canada with 23 racetracks in eight provinces taking part in a national celebration over the July 1st weekend....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 28, 2017:

Statistics and results for the 2017 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest -- our most popular contest to date in terms of entries -- are now online and will be updated daily!...read on

Ariana G Brings The Focus On Her

June 28, 2017:

Ariana G starts Saturday’s $500,000 Earl Beal Jr. Memorial for three-year-old trotters from an unfavourable spot, but trainer Jimmy Takter is confident the filly can step up and defeat eight male rivals in one of the season’s few remaining preps for August’s Hambletonian Stakes....read on

P.E.I. Bred Mare Tops Buffalo Distaffers

June 28, 2017:

The Prince Edward Island-bred Dustlanemissmolly may have been the youngest participant in the $10,000 Open Pace for the mares on Wednesday night (June 28) at Buffalo Raceway but she was also the fastest and taught her elders a lesson in taking a head victory over Susies Delight in 1:55.4....read on

Island Energetic Searches For New Streak

June 28, 2017:

Island Energetic had his win streak snapped at six straight victories in the Maritime Breeder’s final but he will try to start a brand new streak on Thursday evening (June 29) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Feature To Wilberforce; Five For Merriman

June 28, 2017:

Wilberforce followed live cover, then exploded out of the final turn to capture Wednesday’s feature at The Meadows, an $11,500 conditioned trot....read on

Vernon Offer For Big M Stakes Testing

June 28, 2017:

In an effort to make conforming with The Meadowlands' Out Of Competition (OOC) testing requirements easier and less expensive, arrangements have been made for trainers to stable horses coming from outside the established 150 mile radius in the Vernon Downs barn area for that period of time....read on

Salive Returns To Kawartha Downs

June 28, 2017:

Frank Salive, widely acknowledged as one of the best race callers in North America, will celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and the 250th celebration of horse racing in this country at Kawartha Downs this Saturday....read on

Youth-Focused Online Equine Course

June 28, 2017:

Equine Guelph has announced its new Horse Safety & Behaviour course, marking its first online training offering available to youth in the Canadian equine industry....read on

Fair Winds, Hogan Team For Outreach

June 28, 2017:

The last weekend of June was outreach time at Fair Winds Farm, in Cream Ridge, NJ for nearly 400 visitors....read on

Millennial Night Deemed A Success

June 28, 2017:

The second annual Millennial Night at the Meadowlands, held this past Saturday, June 24, by all accounts can be deemed a success....read on

Updated Arrangements For Herve Filion

June 28, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned there is a change to the service planned for harness racing legend and Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame driver Herve Filion, who passed away Thursday morning (June 22) at the age of 77....read on

Celebrate 250 / 150 Contest

June 28, 2017:

Do you have plans to celebrate Canada Day? We want to see what our members and fans are doing to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Canadian Horse Racing and the 150th birthday of Canada this Saturday, July 1!...read on

One On One With Brandon Campbell

June 27, 2017:

The World Driving Championship, presented by Standardbred Canada, kicks off in seven weeks. The five-track, cross-country event will feature 11 drivers from around the world, including Canada’s Brandon Campbell. Trot Insider interviewed Campbell to talk about pressure, preparation, and the obstacles he’s had to overcome on his road to the WDC...read on

‘He Thinks He’s King Kong’

June 27, 2017:

“I always remember that quote. He doesn’t look like that much, but he kind of still has that to him, which is kind of cool. Around here, he thinks he’s the king of everything. He’s a cool horse.”...read on

Miller Joins Wall Of Fame

June 28, 2017:

Four-time Little Brown Jug champion driver, David Miller has been selected as the 33rd Little Brown Jug Wall of Fame Honouree by the Delaware County Fair....read on

Sunday Matinees Return To Yonkers

June 27, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway’s next Sunday matinee goes this weekend (July 2nd), with a 12:30 p.m. first post....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace: #6

June 27, 2017:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have released the sixth installment of the track’s Road To The Meadowlands Pace....read on

ID Technician On PEI

June 27, 2017:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island on Tuesday, July 4 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

2017 Standardbred Poll – Week 5

June 27, 2017:

The Week 5 results from the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll have been released and a particular ‘Dragon’ is still breathing fire at the top the list....read on

Sun Stakes Saturday Lines, Changes

June 27, 2017:

The morning line odds and driver changes for this weekend’s Sun Stakes Saturday card of racing from The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono have been announced....read on

Cleveland Trotting Classic Drawn

June 27, 2017:

Northeast Ohio’s newest premier race, the Cleveland Trotting Classic, will head to post this Saturday (July 1) at Northfield Park. The ‘Classic’ carries a purse of $185,000 and has attracted some of the top veteran trotters in North America....read on

Leal Comments On Kawartha Downs

June 27, 2017:

Kawartha Downs, which moved away from Harvey ‘Skip’ Ambrose’s control in May, has started fresh. General manger Orazio Valente has already began to put some of his touches on the popular Peterborough-area facility. Ontario Agriculture Minister Jeff Leal has said that he will do what he can to help the track find a new owner....read on

Gold Cup & Saucer Grandstand Seats

June 27, 2017:

Grandstand seats for the 2017 Gold Cup & Saucer harness race at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park will go on sale Tuesday, July 4 at 9 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time....read on

Racing Action Zoom Poll Open!

June 27, 2017:

June was another great month for the Zoom Photography Challenge. The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received many “Racing Action” shots from across the country....read on

Alex Duncan Passes

June 26, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime harness racing industry participant Alex Duncan passed away on Sunday (June 25th) at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton at the age of 88....read on

Pacing For Charity Photos

June 26, 2017:

The second annual Pacing For Charity event took place on Sunday, June 25 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino in Alberta, and Trot Insider has received some behind the scenes photos from the popular event....read on

Deadline Thursday For Favourite John Campbell Memory

June 8, 2017:

On Sunday, July 30, harness racing’s richest driver, John Campbell, who recently announced his retirement from driving, will have his final career drive during Clinton Raceway’s Legends Day....read on

McNair Wins Five Driving For Charity

June 25, 2017:

Driver Doug McNair stole the show during the second annual Pacing For Charity event at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino with five consecutive wins on the Sunday afternoon (June 25) harness racing program....read on

Manitoba Harness Racing Gearing Up

June 25, 2017:

Officials with Manitoba Harness Racing are excited about the circuit’s 10-date 2017 schedule, which is set to kick off on Sunday, July 9 at Miami....read on

SC Rewind: The '87 Dresden Reunion

June 24, 2017:

​In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls an event from nearly 30 years ago when a number of veteran horsemen were honoured at a special evening hosted by Dresden Raceway....read on

Sulky Reported Missing At Georgian

June 23, 2017:

A black UFO race bike has been reported missing from Georgian Downs following last Sunday's (June 18) harness racing card....read on

Northside Downs Rescheduling Notice

June 23, 2017:

The Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has announced an upcoming race date change at Northside Downs....read on

Notice Regarding Grand River Qualifiers

June 23, 2017:

Grand River Raceway has issued the following notice regarding its qualifying schedule....read on

New Face Making Impact At Century

June 23, 2017:

"So far he’s been a surprise for how fast he’s been. I thought he’d go around 56-57, but he went in [1:]54, and it looks like he can go a little more, so we’ll see."...read on

Herve Filion Passes; Arrangements Set

June 22, 2017:

Legendary Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame driver Herve Filion passed away Thursday morning (June 22) at the age of 77. A change to the...read on

Campbell Celebration Night At The ‘Big M’

June 22, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will honour Hall of Famer John Campbell and celebrate his five-decade career with a series of events and tributes on Friday, June 30, the final night of his driving career. Campbell’s last drive will take place on Sunday, July 30 at Ontario’s Clinton Raceway in the $15,000 Legends Day Trot....read on

Meridian Support For Fredericton

June 22, 2017:

On the heels of an announcement late last month that harness racing would in fact return to Canada's oldest racetrack in Fredericton, N.B., the committee behind the initiative has received a substantial boost from outside the province, which has come from Meridian Farms....read on

Hall Of Fame Induction Gala Details

June 21, 2017:

The 41st Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner on August 9 promises to be an extra special evening of celebration as 10 new members will join the best of Canadian horse racing....read on

Hubbard Perfect In NA Cup Contest

June 21, 2017:

While Fear The Dragon was impressive in his 2017 North America Cup victory on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack, the winner of the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club's North America Cup online handicapping contest was just as dominant....read on

OSAS Adds PayPal Option

June 21, 2017:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society has added PayPal to its website in order to provide a more streamlined and quicker method to make donations to the organization....read on

O’Donnell, Campbell To Bow Out Together

June 21, 2017:

They once dominated harness racing like Larry Bird and Magic Johnson did basketball and Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux ruled hockey. Now Hall of Famers Bill O’Donnell and John Campbell will both hang up their colours for good after a final drive against each other on July 30 in the $15,000 Legends Day Trot at Clinton Raceway....read on

More Year-Round Mohawk Comments

June 19, 2017:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group announced last week that its live Standardbred racing product will be moving to Mohawk Racetrack in 2018. Jim Lawson, WEG’s chief executive, has commented further on the move, as have a pair of well-known Standardbred horsemen....read on

Fear The Dragon Wins 2017 Pepsi North America Cup

June 17, 2017:

Following a stretch battle of the elimination winners, Fear The Dragon prevailed in 1:48.4 over slight favourite Huntsville with his stablemate Downbytheseaside finishing third in the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup on Saturday, June 17 at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Retention-Area Towel Pilot Approved

June 15, 2017:

On Thursday, June 15, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a memo to horsepeople competing on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit stating that a proposed pilot project in regard to the stocking of clean towels in the retention areas of Woodbine and Mohawk Racetrack has been approved....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

June 13, 2017:

"I always like to share good news stories with those who are kind enough to take the time to read this article."...read on / continuer à lire

Positive Strides In British Columbia

June 9, 2017:

After a rough winter with questions about the track and race dates, signs point to optimism for Western Canada's horsemen after recent developments concerning Fraser Downs and racing in British Columbia....read on

Bring A Friend Back For 2017!

May 26, 2017:

What better way to celebrate the 250th anniversary of horse racing in Canada than by sharing your passion and introducing someone new to our great sport? It’s time to gather the troops and head to the racetrack because we’ve brought back the Bring A Friend challenge for the fifth consecutive year!...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

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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