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Magical Night For Kadabra Fillies

August 4, 2015:

Some of the province’s finest freshman trotting fillies found their way to Mohawk Racetrack for a trio of $70,000 OSS Gold Series divisions, and it was a complete sweep for trotting sire Kadabra....read on

Reminder: Last Day To Vote

July 2, 2015:

Pursuant to By-Law #1, Article 11 and Regulation #1, Article 6, amendments to By-Law #2 are being proposed for ratification by Standardbred Canada Breeder Members. The Breeder Members on the Standardbred Canada Board of Directors are in support of all of the proposed amendments and recommend approval....read on

Hats Off To Manofmanymissions

August 5, 2015:

The first crop of trotting sire Manofmanymissions is making a great deal of noise in the Ontario Sires Stakes this season, and all you had to do was tune in to Tuesday’s card of racing at Georgian Downs if you needed proof....read on

Palone Nabs Nine At Meadows

August 4, 2015:

Hall of Famer Dave Palone enjoyed one of the ‘winningest’ single programs of his career Tuesday at The Meadows when he piloted nine winners — including Cowgirl Hall in the feature....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit To Milstein Memorial

August 4, 2015:

The Carl Milstein Memorial - Northeast Ohio’s premier race - is scheduled for its second edition on Friday, August 14. The Grand Circuit event has attracted the best sophomore colt pacers in the sport of harness racing....read on

“I Can’t Sneak Up On Them Anymore”

August 4, 2015:

A year ago, Verlin Yoder and Natural Herbie arrived at Meadowlands Racetrack on Hambletonian Day as unknowns. By the time 2014 came to an end, they were fan favourites....read on

Owner Seeks Hambo 'Daily Double'

August 4, 2015:

He’s won both the Hambletonian and Hambletonian Oaks already. On Saturday, owner Herb Liverman has a shot at winning both again in the same afternoon....read on

Racing's First Pitch Competition

August 4, 2015:

Innovation and technology touch every part of the industry from wagering platforms to video of the race to data collection of all forms. Developing innovative ideas is time consuming and costly and nurturing new concepts in a sport steeped in tradition are difficult at best....read on

Battle Of Unbeaten Trotters Wednesday

August 4, 2015:

When the two-year-old colts and geldings converge on Batavia Downs for the $111,000 New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) on Wednesday (Aug. 5), an unstoppable force will face an immovable object looking to lay claim to being the best in the state for this sex and gait....read on

Young Drivers Set For Hambo Day

August 4, 2015:

Four talented and dedicated young ladies have been selected to compete in this year’s Harness Horse Youth Foundation driving demonstration at The Meadowlands on Hambletonian Day, Saturday, August 8....read on

Dream Maker Domination

August 3, 2015:

A four-pack of freshman pacing colts and geldings lined up behind the starting gate to contest the $36,400 final of the Dream Maker Series, and it turned out to be a walk in the park for race favourite Control The Moment....read on

Hambletonian Draws 19 Starters

August 3, 2015:

The draws for the Hambletonian and $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks were conducted Monday afternoon at the Meadowlands, with the two contenders receiving much of the early attention drawing at opposite ends of the starting gate....read on

Magnum J Wins Battle Of Waterloo

August 3, 2015:

The father-son tandem of Doug & Gregg Mcnair connected for their third Battle Of Waterloo win on Monday afternoon at Grand River Raceway, winning the $227,397 final with Magnum J....read on

Busy Week For Bob McIntosh

August 3, 2015:

This time of year is rarely slow for Hall of Famer Bob McIntosh, but this week's agenda includes an added stop for a pair of performers near and dear to his heart....read on

The Lasting Legacy Of Armbro Farms

August 2, 2015:

Trainers and drivers recall some of the many champions associated with soon-to-be Canadian Hall of Famer Charles Armstrong in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Dresden Preferred To Teranadawn

August 3, 2015:

Donnie Rankin, Jr. whacked out the speed with Teranadawn in Monday’s $7,500 Preferred 3 Handicap for pacers at Dresden Raceway, and the gelding held on for a 1:58 in the oval’s final race of the season....read on

Stakes Galore At Century Downs

August 3, 2015:

Century Downs hosted a stakes-filled program Monday afternoon with two-year-old pacers of the Alberta Sires Stakes program being the stars of the show....read on

Fredericton Feature To American Terror

August 3, 2015:

Trainer/ driver Ed Harvey was at it again on Monday's New Brunswick day program at Fredericton Raceway as he scored in the $1,000 top class with American Terror in 1:57.2 – the fastest performance of the day....read on

Spirit To Win Passes

August 3, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that Hambletonian Oaks elimination winner Spirit To Win passed away on Monday morning following a training mishap....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1940s

August 3, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith takes a look back at some of the personalities and events from the decade of the 1940's in the ongoing monthly feature Years Ago....read on

Training Triples For Demers & McDonald

August 2, 2015:

Gerard Demers and Gary McDonald each scored training triples that included victories in the co-featured Winners Over events during Sunday's harness racing card at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Barona Lilac Continues To Give Back

August 2, 2015:

After earning three wins through the month of July racing for the Boys and Girls Club of Truro and Colchester, Barona Lilac kicked off her August campaign for a new local charity with a victory in Sunday's top class at Truro Raceway....read on

Sotally Tober Upsets In Century Open

August 2, 2015:

Sotally Tober kept Ghost Pine at bay through a third quarter sprint and held off the favourites to win Sunday afternoon's $10,000 Open for three and four-year-old pacers at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Fillies In Atlantic Sires Stakes Spotlight

August 2, 2015:

Jann Down and Miss Oromocto shared the spotlight at Inverness Raceway on Sunday afternoon as both three-year-old pacing fillies were victorious in a pair of $9,580 Atlantic Sires Stakes divisions....read on

Steward Dominates Leamington Opener

August 2, 2015:

Driver Nick Steward normally spends his Sunday afternoons plying his driving skills close to home at Clinton Raceway, but a mid-week conversation with trainer Gord McDonnell convinced Steward to take a trip to Ontario's southernmost racetrack....read on

Propulsion Tops Summer Mixed Sale

August 2, 2015:

Four-year-old trotter Propulsion topped the Meadowlands Summer Mixed Sale held on Sunday, Aug. 2 in East Rutherford, New Jersey, selling for six-figures to Swedish interests....read on

The Result Of Instant Responsibility

August 2, 2015:

“Over the last few years, things have been really different. I’ve been in the barn every morning; I have people to answer to all the time and more responsibilities. It actually made me grow up and mature a lot more. I took on everything he had, so I had to grow up. I couldn’t go out and party all the time; that helped me out a lot, for sure.”...read on

Hambletonian Oaks Field Determined

August 1, 2015:

Lock Down Lindy and Spirit To Win were the winners Saturday night of the two $35,000 elimination races to determine starters in the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks, to be held at The Meadowlands on August 8....read on

Commission Adjusts Qualifying Rules

July 30, 2015:

At its meeting on Wednesday, July 30, the Board of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) approved a revised SB Rule on qualifying times, effective August 1, 2015....read on

Meet August's Calendar Photographer

August 1, 2015:

“It’s the excitement, the minute the lights go down and there is an amazing silence as the crowd numbering around 20,000 holds their collective breath waiting for the horses to go to post.”...read on

Celebration Of Life Set For Jim Raymer

July 31, 2015:

A celebration of life for horseman Jim Raymer, who passed away earlier this month at the age of 62 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer, has been arranged for Canadian friends and family....read on

Doug Campbell Passes

July 29, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that Doug Campbell, a well known nutrition expert that has helped serve the racing industry for roughly 35 years, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 25 at the age of 66....read on

Director Application Deadline Extended

July 27, 2015:

The Ontario Standardbred Horsepersons' Association (OSHA) has announced that it has extended the deadline for applications to be a director of the new provincial horsepersons' association....read on

Breeders: Fill Out Foal Location Report

July 27, 2015:

Breeders, if you have any foals born in 2015, Standardbred Canada is asking you to please complete the Foal Location Report, which is a form that can be completed for free online....read on

Reminder: Ont. Cobalt Testing In Aug.

July 24, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) issued a Notice to the Industry on June 3, 2015 advising that Ontario will begin testing for cobalt with a threshold of 50ng/ml in blood, as of August 1, 2015....read on

Stallion Report Reminder

July 2, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is announcing that the 2015 Reports of Mares Bred (stallion reports) will not be mailed out this year....read on

Send Us Your Email And Go Paperless!

May 25, 2015:

In our continued effort to support environmentally-friendly benefits to members, Standardbred Canada is now providing a paperless billing option....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

May 22, 2015:

Do you have a two-year-old that will be qualifying soon, or do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year? Do you have your paperwork in order?...read on

Canada Hosts The World In 2017

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it will host the 2017 World Trotting Conference and World Driving Championship....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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