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MacDonald Carries WDC Lead To PEI

August 16, 2017:

Canada’s James MacDonald padded his World Driving Championship (WDC) lead with a win, a second-place finish, and a third-place finish in four tournament races on Wednesday evening (August 16) at Hippodrome 3R in Trois-Rivières, Québec.…read on

London Selected Yearling Sale Pedigrees Now Online

August 16, 2017:

Pedigrees for the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale are now available online....read on

Takter On Ariana G Taking On The Boys

August 16, 2017:

“I think it is a good time to give it (race against the males) a try… I think she’s very compatible with these boys.”...read on

Take A Ride With Nick Boyd

August 16, 2017:

This past Saturday at Kawartha Downs, one of the track’s leading drivers, Nick Boyd, wore a Go Pro during the evening’s fifth race when he was driving the veteran pacing mare Royal Engagement. He filmed the race, which they won in an exciting finish....read on

Ormstown, Quebec Races Cancelled

August 16, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that the card of regional-circuit racing that was scheduled for this Saturday afternoon (August 19) at the fairgrounds in Ormstown, Quebec has been cancelled....read on

James MacDonald Video Blog 4

August 16, 2017:

As Canadian harness racing fans from coast to coast tune in to follow the 2017 World Driving Championship, driver James MacDonald is providing updates through an ongoing video blog series on the Standardbred Canada website....read on

Sunday’s $200K Prix D’Ete Attracts Eight

August 16, 2017:

The connections of eight of North America’s top four-year-old pacers have entered their charges to contest the $200,000 Prix D’Ete, which will take place this Sunday (August 20) at Hippodrome 3R....read on

Racing At Port Elgin In NB This Sunday

August 16, 2017:

Harness Racing will return to Port Elgin, New Brunswick this Sunday (August 20), as the organizers of the Port Elgin Exhibition will present a matinee card for the finale of the 2017 Ex. This year's edition of the traditional six-dash card will feature the Ramblinglily Pace....read on

WDC Day 3 Video Recap

August 16, 2017:

The third leg of the 2017 World Driving Championship is now in the books. You now have the ability to go behind the scenes and see what was going on during the competition's second full day in Ontario….read on

World Trotting Conference: “Investing In Our Future”

August 16, 2017:

The first full day of the 25th annual World Trotting Conference took place on Tuesday, August 15 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island....read on

Vodka N Lindy Upsets In PA Sire Stakes

August 16, 2017:

Vodka N Lindy stalked the 6-5 favourite Treviso from the pocket, then shot by her in the “Lightning Lane” to pull off the 6-1 upset in Wednesday’s $142,654 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes at The Meadows. Fine Tuned Lady took the other division of the event for three-year-old filly trotters known as the Meadow Bright....read on

Winbak’s Goshen Sale Videos Posted

August 16, 2017:

Winbak Farm is excited to be a partner in the third annual Goshen Yearling Sale, which will be held September 10 at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, New York....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

August 16, 2017:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have sent out a preview of the next installment of the show....read on

William J. ‘Billy’ Carroll Passes

August 16, 2017:

William James ‘Billy’ Carroll passed away on July 26, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio at the age of 54....read on

Anthony Iafelice Passes

August 16, 2017:

Standardbred breeder/owner Anthony Iafelice, 83, of Cranbury, NJ, passed away on Monday, August 14 at his residence....read on

MacDonald Reclaims WDC Lead

August 15, 2017:

Canadian driver James MacDonald propelled himself back to the top of the 2017 World Driving Championship standings, overtaking Finland’s Mika Forss after winning two of Tuesday night’s (August 15) five tournament races at Georgian Downs in Innisfil, Ont. ....read on

Trotting Parade On Display At Red Shores

August 16, 2017:

It was a trot-filled Tuesday evening at the Charlottetown Driving Park, as the half-oval featured a six-pack of Atlantic Sires Stables events for the square-gaiters from the two- and three-year-old divisions....read on

Grassroots Glory For 'Pearl' & 'Mary'

August 16, 2017:

A pair of $19,150 Grassroots divisions for the three-year-old pacing fillies served as an appetizer for the third leg of the World Driving Championship at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening....read on

Hat Trick For Tony Soprano

August 15, 2017:

Things didn’t start out so great for Tony Soprano earlier this season considering he went through an 0-for-10 stretch, but the OSS graduate chalked up his third straight win during Tuesday’s 10-race card at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Ariana G To Face The Boys

August 15, 2017:

Top filly trotter Ariana G has been entered to race against colts in the Open Main Event of the $320,000 Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial on Friday night at Vernon Downs....read on

Charlottetown WDC Leg Set

August 15, 2017:

Fields are now set for the fifth leg of the 2017 World Driving Championship, which will take place on Friday, August 18 at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island....read on

James MacDonald Video Blog 3

August 15, 2017:

As Canadian harness racing fans from coast to coast tune in to follow the 2017 World Driving Championship, driver James MacDonald will provide updates through an ongoing video blog series on the Standardbred Canada website....read on

COSA Supports All-Year Mohawk Racing

August 15, 2017:

On Tuesday, August 15, the Central Ontario Standardbred Association announced that it is in favour of the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s decision to move harness racing to Mohawk Racetrack on a year-round basis....read on

Prix D’Ete To Be Drawn Wednesday Night

August 15, 2017:

The Quebec Jockey Club has announced that, on Wednesday, August 16, the track will draw the post positions for the $200,000 Prix D’Ete, which will be raced on Sunday, August 20....read on

Baillargeon Drives Winner At Mohawk

August 15, 2017:

After having not driven a horse since early June, reinsman Mario Baillargeon was back in the sulky during Mohawk Racetrack’s Tuesday, August 15 qualifying session, and he returned in style, of course....read on

Hippodrome 3R's WDC Leg Set

August 11, 2017:

Fields are now set for the fourth leg of the 2017 World Driving Championship, set for Wednesday, August 16 at Hippodrome 3R in Trois-Rivières, Quebec...read on

KY Sires Stakes To Kick Off Thursday

August 15, 2017:

The 2017 Kentucky Sires Stakes season will get underway on Thursday, August 17, as six divisions of freshmen trotters – split evenly between fillies and colts – will each race for a purse of $30,000 at the Red Mile....read on

YS Lotus Takes Trial 2

August 14, 2017:

YS Lotus will be back to defend his Gold Cup & Saucer title this weekend at the Charlottetown Driving Park thanks to his 1:52.4 triumph in Trial 2 held Monday evening at the famed PEI oval....read on

Atlantic Sires Stakes Races Redrawn

August 14, 2017:

Trot Insider has been informed that the Atlantic Sires Stakes two-year-old pacing colt ('A' division) races scheduled for this Wednesday (August 16) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park have been redrawn....read on

“Welcome Home”

August 14, 2017:

Although it may come off as being a tad hyperbolic, dreams are realized on the racetrack – especially on the course at Mohawk Racetrack, where the best in harness racing come to play. Although, on a special Wednesday earlier this month, dreams of another nature were realized at the famed Campbellville, Ontario oval....read on

Harry Burkitt Passes

August 14, 2017:

On Saturday, August 12, former Quinte Raceway Race Secretary Harry Burkitt, of Belleville, Ont., passed away peacefully at the Q.H.C. Belleville General Hospital surrounded by his family at the age of 91....read on

Saucer Trial 1 To Always At My Place

August 13, 2017:

Taking the lead at the quarter before yielding for the pocket at the half, Always At My Place moved wide to reclaim the lead moving into the final turn before drawing away by eight lengths to win the $12,500 first trial for the Sobey's Gold Cup and Saucer in 1:51.1 on Saturday, August 12 at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Shamballa Returns

August 12, 2017:

Older pacing star Shamballa made his return to the track Friday after being sidelined with an infected foot, and judging by the mile time he's on the road to facing stakes competition once again....read on

SC Rewind: Breaking The Barrier

August 12, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes readers back some 58 years ago to July 22, 1959. He recalls the details and the excitement that made up one of the greatest happenings in Canadian harness racing history....read on

International Wagering On The WDC

August 11, 2017:

For the first time ever, five Canadian racetracks will be broadcast globally, over the span of one week, to thousands of betting outlets on the other side of the world....read on

Lady Shadow To Enter At Mohawk

August 10, 2017:

Lawyer Howard Taylor, who is a co-owner of Lady Shadow, has announced that his star pacing mare will be entered to race on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit in the near future....read on

The Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017

August 9, 2017:

In this the 250th anniversary year of horse racing in Canada, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame welcomed a total of 10 horses and people as its Class of 2017....read on

Historic Presentation Between Nations

August 9, 2017:

On Sunday, August 6, pieces of history were exchanged during Berlin Trotting Derby Day at Germany’s century-old Berlin-Mariendorf raceway. A whip exchange between Canada, Germany and the USA served as gestures of international cooperation between the three nations....read on

Ontario Resident Mare Program Reminder

August 9, 2017:

Mare owners are reminded that September 1 is the deadline for enrolling mares in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for 2017 foals....read on

McGuinty, Duncan Must Testify

August 9, 2017:

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled that former Premier Dalton McGuinty and former Minister of Finance Dwight Duncan, among others, will be forced to answer questions on the record in regard to the controversial decision to cancel the Slots at Racetracks Program....read on

GTA Gaming Bundle Operator Selected

August 8, 2017:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has announced the service provider of the GTA Gaming Bundle, which includes Woodbine Racetrack....read on

August Zoom: In The Driver's Seat

August 2, 2017:

August is jam-packed with many exciting racing events, providing fans with the perfect opportunity to get in on the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s August Zoom Photography Challenge – In The Driver's Seat!...read on

Ontario Racing Delivers Stranded Standardbred Purse Funds

July 27, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to announce that it will distribute $2.5 million in stranded Standardbred purse funds to support Standardbred purse enhancements and supplements....read on

2017 Stallion Report Due September 1

July 18, 2017:

If you have a stallion that has bred mares in 2017, please follow the 'eShop' on this website....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

Are You & Your Horse Ready To Race?

July 3, 2017:

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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