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Henry To Focus On Woodbine?

August 29, 2014:

There’s a reason Trevor Henry is the leading harness driver in Canada by more than 100 wins over the next closest driver. He almost never misses a day driving at Ontario’s smaller tracks....read on

Takter Sweeps Zweig Divisions

August 29, 2014:

Father Patrick returned to his winning ways, defeating stablemate Nuncio in the $340,000 Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot for three-year-old colts and geldings on Friday night at Vernon Downs....read on

Paying Tribute To An Icon

August 29, 2014:

At this point it is not breaking news that revered horse racing announcer Tom Durkin is retiring. Although news of Durkin’s retirement has been covered by multiple mainstream media outlets, CBS News has assembled a quick video interview that captures what the announcing icon has meant to the sport of horse racing....read on

Grand Circuit Stakes Underway

August 29, 2014:

Sent postward as the overwhelming 1-9 favourite, Designed To Be ($2.10) tracked down 10-1 second choice Scream And Shout to tie the Simcoe Stakes record for three-year-old trotting fillies in 1:52.3 early Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Standardbred Canada Closure Notice

August 29, 2014:

Please take note that Standardbred Canada's Mississauga, Ont. office will be closed in observance of Labour Day on Monday, September 1....read on

Alagna, Zeron On Metro, Meadowlands

August 29, 2014:

Driver Scott Zeron and trainer Tony Alagna have been profiled leading up to Saturday’s lucrative Metro Pace at Mohawk Racetrack. The duo will take their shot with the undefeated two-year-old Artspeak, who carries a five-race streak into the $667,000 tilt....read on

Want To Jog A Standardbred?

August 29, 2014:

If jogging a racehorse is one of the items left on your bucket list, then here's your chance to cross it off....read on

Winkys Gill Passes

August 29, 2014:

Winkys Gill, winner of a heat of the 1983 Hambletonian, dam of 1993 Hambletonian Oaks winner Winkys Goal (1:54.4, $844,924) and 1987 Peter Haughton Memorial winner Supergill (1:53.3, $664,194) passed away at the age of 34 on August 8 at Perretti Farm, her home of 14 years....read on

Kentucky Championships Sunday

August 29, 2014:

The best two and three-year-old trotters and pacers in the Bluegrass State will be out in full force at the Red Mile on Sunday, August 31, as the historic Lexington racetrack hosts the $2-million Kentucky Sires Stakes (KYSS) Championship Night....read on

Telmisartan Added As Prohibited Drug

August 29, 2014:

Please be advised that the regulatory amendment to add the drug telmisartan to the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency's (CPMA) Schedule to the Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations has been finalized....read on

County Fair Finals Tuesday

August 29, 2014:

On Tuesday, September 2, Monticello Raceway will host the New York Sire Stakes’ County Fair Circuit finals, which will feature eight $10,000 races for two and three-year-olds of both sexes and gaits....read on

Red Shores In Full Swing

August 29, 2014:

The racing action will heat up once again this weekend at Red Shores, as the Charlottetown Driving Park will host a card of live racing on Saturday (Aug. 30) and Summerside Raceway will offer a special Labour Day program on Monday (Sept. 1)....read on

Gelding ‘Eyeing’ Friday Win

August 29, 2014:

After having battled an eye infection which almost cost him his racing career, Tragically Shipp, who is better known as ‘Harry’ around the barn, will be looking to hit the wire first during a Racing Under Saddle exhibition race Friday night (August 29) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Burke Loaded For Bear In ‘Derby’

August 29, 2014:

Only once during his current 10-race win streak has Sweet Lou trailed other horses at the halfway point, but trainer Ron Burke wouldn’t mind seeing it happen again in Saturday’s $634,000 Canadian Pacing Derby (CPD) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Holiday Matinee In New Brunswick

August 28, 2014:

Horse Racing New Brunswick will host its annual Labour Day program at Fredericton Raceway on Monday, September 1 at 12 p.m....read on

Kawartha Training Schedule Change

August 28, 2014:

Officials with Kawartha Downs have announced changes to the track's training schedule next month due to the NASCAR race on September 20....read on

Leamington Meet Discussion On Radio

August 28, 2014:

Trot Insider has learned that the Lakeshore Horse Racing Association’s upcoming meet of live racing at Leamington Raceway will be a topic of discussion this Saturday (August 30) on mainstream radio....read on

Hall Of Fame Duo Aim For Metro

August 28, 2014:

When John Campbell turns Go Daddy Go to the gate in the $667,000 Metro Pace final Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack, he’s hoping it will prove to be another successful chapter in a partnership with trainer Bob McIntosh of LaSalle, Ont. that goes back nearly 40 years....read on

Campbell Reunites With Mack Lobell

August 28, 2014:

Driver John Campbell is back in the U.S. after a visit last week to Solvalla Racetrack in Sweden for the ‘Legends’ race in which he competed alongside renowned drivers of Europe. While there, he was reunited with 1987 and 1988 Horse of the Year Mack Lobell, with whom he won the Hambletonian and the Elitlopp when the horse was four, a feat never duplicated before or since....read on

Blockbuster Labour Day At Tioga

August 28, 2014:

Eight top three-year-old pacers will contest the first jewel of pacing's Triple Crown, the 60th Cane Pace, and nine top drivers will contest the second half of the Vernon/Tioga Drivers' Championship on a blockbuster Labour Day (Monday, September 1) card at Tioga Downs....read on

Driving Championship Photo Gallery

August 27, 2014:

The 2014 National Driving Championship took place Tuesday, August 26 at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park. Jody Jamieson defeated Marc Campbell by 15 points and will represent Canada in 2015 at the World Driving Championship in Australia....read on

Mohawk Closed For Training Saturday

August 26, 2014:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group would like to advise horsepeople that Mohawk will be closed for training this Saturday, August 30....read on

Jamieson Wins Driving Championship

August 26, 2014:

Jody Jamieson will represent Canada in the World Driving Championship after a thrilling four-win performance in tonight's National Driving Championship at Charlottetown Driving Park. Jamieson defeated Marc Campbell for the victory....read on

Please Join Us In Welcoming...

August 25, 2014:

Harness racing trainers and drivers discuss the sports media personalities and celebrities they would like to hear call a race as a guest announcer at their local racetracks in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

SC Rewind: Remembering Fall Fairs

August 23, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes a nostalgic look back at the ‘Old Days’ when harness racing at the annual fall fairs in many communities was a popular pastime. A number of old and interesting photographs accompany today's offering....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

Pay SC Invoices Online!

August 21, 2014:

The latest addition to the electronic payment options offered to Standardbred Canada members is online invoice payment....read on

Meet Your Favourite Driver!

August 18, 2014:

Have you ever wanted to have lunch with your favourite driver? The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club wants to make that happen! Grab your pens and pencils, because it’s quick and easy to enter for a chance to win!...read on

Fall Fan Club Events

August 17, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has a pair of great events planned this fall!...read on

More Canadian Yearling Sale Videos

August 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada has posted the second batch of yearling videos for the 2014 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

ID Technician In Gaspé

August 15, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Eddy Vanderveer will be in the Gaspé Region from September 10 to 14, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Openings In Chaplaincy Golf Tournament

August 15, 2014:

The seventh annual Race Track Chaplaincy of Canada golf tournament, sponsored by Luc and Anita Ouellette, is less than a month away and there a still some available spots for individuals and teams....read on

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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