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Tribute Night A Resounding Success

October 30, 2014:

Hundreds of people converged at Mohawk Racetrack on Wednesday evening to pay tribute to two harness racing icons, first cousins Keith and Ron Waples. The event also served as a fundraiser for Paige and Paula Austin, the young daughters of talented and well-liked trainer Mark Austin who passed away suddenly last month at 54....read on

Alberta's Best Ready To 'Battle'

October 30, 2014:

The top Alberta-sired pacers of the 2014 season will invade Alberta Downs on Saturday afternoon as the Lacombe track plays host to the $280,000 Battle of Alberta Super Finals....read on

Betterthancheddar To Ontario

October 30, 2014:

On Thursday morning, Winbak Farm of Ontario announced the addition of Betterthancheddar to its stallion lineup for 2015....read on

2014 Stallion Reports Due

October 6, 2014:

A reminder and notice to stallion owners that stallion reports for Canadian stallions can now be completed online....read on

Ontario Getting $12 Million Bonus?

October 28, 2014:

A letter issued by the Ontario Racing Commission on Tuesday states that the province's Standardbred racing industry is about to get a substantial infusion to its program...read on

Go And Play Stables Fundraiser Sold Out

October 30, 2014:

The Go and Play Stables has announced that its fundraising event which is being held at Woodbine Racetrack on November 8 has officially sold out....read on

Race For Grey Horses Friday At Vernon

October 30, 2014:

Vernon Downs is getting into the Halloween spirit by hosting a race exclusively for grey horses on Halloween Night, Friday, October 31....read on

What Were You Doing In 1974?

October 13, 2014:

This December, Trot Magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary! To help Trot celebrate, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is looking for interesting stories and anecdotes about what you were doing in harness racing in 1974 -- 40 years ago....read on

Andover America On A Winning Streak

October 30, 2014:

Andover America, the ultra-game warrior owned by McTrade Enterprises, kept his record unblemished at Pompano Park for the new season by scoring his third straight win in the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot on Wednesday night....read on

Three Straight Wins For Jake Quaider

October 30, 2014:

Quaid Racing’s Jake Quaider continued his late-season surge as he knocked off six other Illinois-conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting colts by one and a half lengths in 1:58.2 during Wedneday’s $40,200 Cardinal Stakes at Balmoral Park....read on

Another Five-Bagger For Cummings

October 30, 2014:

On Wednesday night, and for the fourth time during the current meet, Batavia Downs’ leading driver, Kevin Cummings, won five races on one card, and in doing so extended his insurmountable lead in the track’s dash-winning category....read on

Im Blue Too Wins Grey Ghost Pace

October 29, 2014:

It was a dark and grey night -- literally -- at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, as eight grey and roan horses went behind the gate for the annual Grey Ghost and Poltergeist Pace on Wednesday night....read on

Ladys Dude Set Meadows Record

October 29, 2014:

Ladys Dude, Ohio’s champion three-year-old trotter, showed Wednesday at The Meadows that he doesn’t need to take his state with him. He set a track record 1:53.2 while capturing a $12,200 conditioned event for his fourth consecutive victory....read on

McClelland Wins Philadelphia Feature

October 29, 2014:

A field of eight mid-level conditioned pacers lined up behind the starter for the Wednesday feature from Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Breeders Crown Sets Host Tracks

October 29, 2014:

Securing Breeders Crown sites in the long-term has been a top priority of Charlie Keller, chairman of the executive committee of the Hambletonian Society, which owns and services the Breeders Crown races....read on

Town Pro Passes

October 29, 2014:

White Birch Farm’s Farm Manager Steve Williams has informed Trot Insider that multiple O’Brien Award winning mare Town Pro p,3,1:51.4 ($1,229,582) has passed away at the farm at the age of 27....read on

Sophomore Filly To Take On Top Mares

October 29, 2014:

Willow Warrior has the talent and the post position but she will need a little luck to knock off the best mares in Atlantic Canadian racing Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Searching For A Stolen Standardbred

October 29, 2014:

It has been reported that police are searching for a Standardbred that was stolen along with two other horses a few weeks ago....read on

Fall Four Win Feted In P.E.I.

October 29, 2014:

While there aren't any Maritimers listed on the ownership of Goldsmith Maid upsetter Smexi, her win was certainly cheered loudly on Canada's East coast....read on

Kingston Casino Plans Abandoned

October 29, 2014:

On Tuesday, October 28 in the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park, Finance Minister Charles Sousa said that the provincial government will abandon its plans to relocate the Thousand Island Casino from Gananoque to Kingston....read on

Sale Of The Meadows Is In Jeopardy

October 29, 2014:

Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. announced in its third-quarter report that its deal to purchase the Meadows is in jeopardy due to a lawsuit the company has filed against the Meadows’ owner, Cannery Casino Resorts....read on

Vernon Draws Fields For Big Stakes Night

October 29, 2014:

Top older mares of both gaits and two-year-old trotters of both sexes will vie for over $800,000 in purses on Vernon Downs’ closing-night card this Saturday (November 1)....read on

Letter Of Intent Signed In Florida

October 29, 2014:

It has been announced that Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park and the Florida Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association have signed a letter of intent outlining terms of a three-year deal, pending execution by both parties of a final definitive agreement....read on

Woodbine Post Time Change Saturday

October 29, 2014:

Officials with the Woodbine Entertainment Group have issued a reminder to horsepeople and customers that first-race post time for Woodbine Racetrack’s program of live harness racing this Saturday (November 1) has been pushed back to 7:55 p.m....read on

Blooded Horse Sale Catalogue Online

October 29, 2014:

The 67th annual Blooded Horse Fall Sale will offer nearly1,400 horses at the Delaware County Fairgrounds Monday, November 17 through Thursday, November 20....read on

Harrisburg Sale Starts November 3

October 29, 2014:

The 2014 Standardbred Horse Sales Company Annual Sale will offer 1,896 harness racing horses for public auction at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg from Monday, November 3 through Saturday, November 8....read on

Meadowlands Rewards Program Details

October 29, 2014:

In March of this year, the Meadowlands Racetrack announced that it will begin keeping track of trainer’s entries with the purpose of implementing a rewards program which would go into effect on November 14 of this year....read on

Racing's Stars Head To Hoosier

October 28, 2014:

Harness racing’s richest horse this year, Father Patrick, will look to add to his bankroll when he visits Indiana’s Hoosier Park for Friday’s $230,000 Carl Erskine Trot for three-year-olds....read on

Sunshine Beach To Seelster

October 28, 2014:

Blue Chip Farms, LLC and Seelster Farms, as co-managers of the Stallion are pleased to announce today that Battle of Brandywine winner and World Champion, Sunshine Beach will be standing at Seelster's Lucan, Ont. farm starting with the 2015 breeding season....read on

Siren Required For Ontario Tracks

October 27, 2014:

The board of the Ontario Racing Commission has announced that it has approved revisions and new rules directing all Standardbred racetracks to upgrade their emergency warning light systems to now include a siren....read on

Is Your Horse's Heart Healthy?

October 27, 2014:

Arterial calcification sounds like something heard in a visit to the doctor, but new research finds that horses -- especially racehorses -- also need to keep an eye on this problem that affects the heart....read on

First-Time Owner Experiences

October 26, 2014:

Trainers and drivers recall their first experiences owning a racehorse in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

SC Rewind: Picture Parade

October 25, 2014:

In this week's special 'Picture Parade' edition of Rewind, Robert Smith shows a collage of old racing photographs depicting a multitude of subjects covering several decades....read on

CPMA Seeks Public Feedback

October 24, 2014:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) is requesting public feedback on a number of items in its Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations....read on

Seeking Calendar Contributions

October 15, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing's Fan Club Team is publishing a 2015 calendar on the 'Heart of Harness Racing' with the support of several associations and racetracks across the country and we need your contributions....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 1, 2014:

Results are now available for Trot Magazine's 2014 Fantasy Stable; to view the leaderboard...click here

Take Somebeachsomewhere With You!

August 6, 2014:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the commemoration of Somebeachsomewhere and a monumental day in harness racing on SC’s new BMO Mastercard....read on

Update On Animal Pedigree Act

May 2, 2014:

Representatives of Standardbred Canada were present at the annual meeting of the Canadian Livestock Records Corporation in Calgary, Alta....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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