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Harris Fundraiser Auction Live

November 25, 2015:

As part of a fundraising effort for Amanda & Andrew Harris, an online auction website is now live and will be taking bids through Tuesday, December on

Cam Fella Nominations Wanted

November 3, 2015:

Nominations for the Cam Fella Award are now being accepted and must be received by December 1, 2015 to be considered for the 2015 on

Call For Media Excellence Awards

October 30, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is seeking submissions for its 2015 Media Excellence Awards, to be presented at the O'Brien Awards ceremony on February 13, on

‘Godiva’ Extends Streak With Win

November 25, 2015:

Godiva Seelster, once again handled by Hall of Fame driver Wally Hennessey for trainer Dan Hennessey, eked out a narrow decision over the late-charging Classic Carpet (driven by Kevin Wallis) to win the $10,000 Open Handicap Pace for mares on Tuesday night at Pompano on

Delaware Breeders To Chipoffthewall

November 24, 2015:

Tony Morgan wasted no time establishing the lead with Chipoffthewall in Tuesday’s $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund final for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings at Dover Downs, and once the youngster made the lead it was game over for the on

Bessie The Best In Meadows Feature

November 24, 2015:

Bessie powered up first over, wore down the leader and rolled to victory in Tuesday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The on

Douglas ‘Doug’ MacFarlane Passes

November 24, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime trainer/groom Douglas ‘Doug’ MacFarlane passed away peacefully this morning (Tuesday, November 24) on

Spread Some Christmas Love

November 24, 2015:

The Christmas Season is fast approaching, and racing officials at both Woodbine and Flamboro are calling on all horsepeople to do what they can to help make this holiday season a memorable one for someone in on

Armbro Feather Passes

November 24, 2015:

Winbak Farm has sadly announced the passing of the champion racemare Armbro Feather p, 2, 2:03.3h; 3, 1:53.4; 1:51.3 ($1,454,927) on

Accolades Galore At Batavia

November 24, 2015:

There was a full slate of accolades to pass out on Sunday (November 15) when Batavia Downs hosted the USTA District 8 and New York Sire Stakes year-end awards on

Hall Of Fame Announces 2016 Calendar

November 24, 2015:

The year 2016 will mark the 40th anniversary of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, and to celebrate a calendar has been produced honouring many of the racing industry’s equine on

Last Call: Woodbine Series Nominations

November 24, 2015:

Officials in the Mohawk Racetrack race office would like to remind horsepeople that nominations to the Woodbine Winter Series close on Tuesday, December 1. on

RRSP Deadline Reminder

November 24, 2015:

Horsepeople are reminded that the deadline for contributing to the Ontario Standardbred Horsepeople’s Group RRSP is December on

Hawthorne Racing Secretary Named

November 24, 2015:

Hawthorne Race Course President Tim Carey has named Pete Hanley as racing secretary for the upcoming Suburban Downs at Hawthorne harness on

2016 Calendar Now Available

November 20, 2015:

Standardbred Canada and the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received over 150 submissions from across the country for the 2016 Heart of Harness Racing Calendar and we’d like to thank everyone who took the time to submit photos! on

Last Call: Jog A Standardbred At Bedrock

November 17, 2015:

There are still some spots left in the Fan Club's tour-day of Bedrock Training Centre, which will take place this Sunday (November 29) on

Annual Membership Meeting Notice

November 16, 2015:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA) has announced the date for its 6th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on

‘No Contest’ At Woodbine

November 24, 2015:

A fallen horse and driver in Monday’s tenth race at Woodbine Racetrack prompted the Ontario Racing Commission judges to declare the event a ‘no contest’ on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Jogs In Progress

November 23, 2015:

Fresh off his hometown win in the $201,900 Matron Stake for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings, Wiggle It Jiggleit returned to Dover Downs and easily disposed of the foes he faced in the $35,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace on

Jugette Winner To Courageous Lady

November 23, 2015:

The $120,000 Courageous Lady will head postward this Friday evening (November 27) at Northfield Park. The Grand Circuit race will feature some of North America’s top three-year-old-filly pacers and has once again attracted an impressive slate of on

Committee Advances PA Racing Bill

November 23, 2015:

It has been reported that a Pennsylvania House Committee advanced a horse racing bill on Monday, November 23 that has been crafted to avert the threatened shutdown of the industry in the on

Update On Ohio Cobalt Pilot Study

November 23, 2015:

Dr. James Robertson, the Ohio State Racing Commission's consulting veterinarian, announced at the OSRC monthly meeting on November 18 that the first phase of the cobalt pilot study being conducted at The Ohio State University is on

New Rules Proposed After Investigation

November 23, 2015:

On Monday, November 23, the New York State Gaming Commission announced it will pursue 'sweeping' equine drug medication regulations in the wake of its investigation into allegations against the practices of Thoroughbred trainer Steve Asmussen, assistant Scott Blasi and others during the 2013 Saratoga Race Course on

Step Forward For NJ Exchange Wagering

November 23, 2015:

It has been reported that this past Wednesday (November 18), the New Jersey Racing Commission approved an application from the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to issue Betfair US an exchange services agent on

Meadowlands Suspends Entry Rule

November 23, 2015:

After careful consideration and consultation with various horsemen, The Meadowlands will be suspending its rule limiting a trainer to two horses (other than any horse the trainer has campaigned since the horse’s first start) in the Final of a stakes on

Racing's Challenge Flag

November 23, 2015:

"Every person involved in a race...wants the right call made. It’s one area where we’re all on the same side. For that reason, any suggestion that a claim of foul is poor sportsmanship, or should in some way negatively affect a driver in the future, is really tough to understand." on / continuer à lire

Adventures In Breaking Yearlings

November 22, 2015:

Trainers and drivers discuss some of the excitement, challenges and dangers involved with breaking yearlings in this week's Standardbred Canada video on

Racing Under Saddle Meeting Details

November 21, 2015:

Racing Under Saddle Ontario would like to invite everyone, whether mildly interested or completely vested in racing under saddle, to attend the 2015 Annual RUS Ontario general on

Harris Injured In Accident

November 21, 2015:

Flamboro Downs' third race on Saturday, Nov. 21 was declared a 'no contest' after an accident involving two horses occurred at the half-mile on

Record Blooded Horse Fall Sale

November 21, 2015:

The Fall Blooded Horse Sale, held November 16-19, posted its best gross and average in 68 years. Buyers from 25 states and Canada flocked to the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds in search of yearlings, weanlings, racehorses, and breeding on

Waples Off Saturday, Monday Drives

November 21, 2015:

Randy Waples has asked Trot Insider to inform horsepeople that, due to the after-effects of an on-track incident at Woodbine on Friday night, he'll be off of his drives there tonight (Nov. 21) on

Rewind: The Governor General's Cup

November 21, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls an important event from 1985, the inaugural Governor General's Cup held at Rideau on

Grand River Nominated For Award

November 20, 2015:

Grand River Raceway has been nominated for the Hospitality/Tourism Award presented by the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Of Commerce (GKWCC) on

Sousa Introduces Bill In Legislature

November 19, 2015:

On Wednesday, November 18, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa introduced Bill 144, the Budget Measures Act, 2015 in the Ontario legislature. If passed, the proposed act would implement measures contained in the 2015 Ontario Budget, enact five new statutes and amend other on

Century Concludes First Season

November 19, 2015:

After years of questions whether live harness racing would ever return to the Calgary area, the inaugural meet at Century Downs concluded this past weekend with high praise from both track officials and on

A Horse As Sportsman Of The Year?

November 18, 2015:

When pacer Somebeachsomewhere was touted as a candidate for the Lou Marsh Award as Canada's male athlete of the year, the committee determined that a horse did not fit their criteria. Credit Sports Illustrated for not viewing their Sportsman of the Year Award in the same light, and listing Triple Crown winner American Pharoah as one of its on

A Girl, A Horse And A Dream

November 16, 2015:

While many owners wait years for a stakes-winning racehorse, perhaps a lesson can be learned from an 11-year-old girl and her faith in a less-than fashionably-bred horse that became a on

Jack Moiseyev: Horseman For Life

November 15, 2015:

Jack Moiseyev has been a horseman virtually all of his life. He has grown up in harness racing, and his connections to the sport run deep. Through hard work and a love of what he does, Moiseyev’s success is clear to on / continuer à lire

Foal Registration Deadline December 31

November 11, 2015:

Applications for Foal Registration have not been mailed out this year and paper applications will be printed by request on

Scholarship Deadline Upcoming

November 5, 2015:

For the tenth year in a row, the Ontario Harness Horse Association will offer college/university entrance scholarships to children of active OHHA on

RRSP Contribution Increased For 2015

October 28, 2015:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association RRSP Committee is pleased to announce that the industry funded match-up for qualified RRSP members has been increased to $1,200 for on

OLG To Seek Input On Financial Model

October 16, 2015:

The horse racing industry in Ontario is being asked to provide input on a long-term financial model with respect to the ongoing integration and modernization of gaming in on

Major’s Road Map For Racing

October 15, 2015:

There will be big changes, but not many surprises when responsibility for regulating horse racing in the province transfers to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) over the next four or five on

World Trotting Conference To PEI In 2017

August 11, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that the 2017 World Trotting Conference will be held in Charlottetown, P.E.I. from August 13-20, 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 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 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? 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) on

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