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SC Rewind: Derby Heritage

August 29, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the humble beginnings of what has become one of the sport's headline events in Canada. He traces the start up of The Canadian Pacing Derby nearly 80 years ago when small town racing was a popular pastime....read on

Trainer High On Mr Mach Jimmy

August 29, 2015:

“I don’t think we will have a problem with anybody in the race."...read on

More Canadian Yearling Sale Videos

August 25, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has received many more yearling videos for the 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

Stallion Reports Due September 1

August 24, 2015:

As the Standardbred Canada By-Law #2 has been amended, the deadline to file 2015 stallion reports is now September 1....read on

Inspired Art's Streak Hits Double Digits

August 29, 2015:

With his win streak stretching back for nearly a full year, Inspired Art made it 10 in a row on Saturday afternoon in the Preferred class at St. John's Racing and Entertainment Centre....read on

Junebugs Baby Dominates At Northside

August 29, 2015:

Northside Downs record holder Junebugs Baby scored another wide-open win against Nova Scotia's top pacers on Saturday, drawing off by nearly seven lengths in the afternoon's $1,300 feature event....read on

Miss Oromocto Wins Maritimer

August 29, 2015:

Three-year-old pacing filly Miss Oromocto scored back-to-back wins on Saturday afternoon at Exhibition Park Raceway to take The Maritimer, sponsored by Standardbred Canada and the New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association....read on

Wiener Dogs Invade Grand River

August 29, 2015:

There was a full parking lot, a packed house and 30 wiener dogs on the racetrack for Grand River Raceway’s first annual Wiener Dog Race during the horse races on August 28....read on

'Wakizashi' Scores Sires Stakes Win

August 29, 2015:

Wakizashi Hanover vanquished Wiggle It Jiggleit in the North America Cup, but lost his last five races to the division leader and driver Montrell Teague, most recently in the top level of the Battle of the Brandywine. Without his bitter rival in the field, Wakizashi Hanover sparkled in Friday’s $183,616 Pennsylvania Sires Stakes at The Meadows....read on

Fillies Star In Casual Breeze Stakes

August 28, 2015:

Many of the sport's finest three-year-old trotting fillies were in the spotlight at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday night competing in the Casual Breeze Stakes....read on

Opening At Standardbred Canada

August 28, 2015:

There is a contractual part-time position available in the capacity of Identification Technician for Standardbred Canada....read on

'Treasurer' Eyes Biggest Prize

August 28, 2015:

Fresh off a world record effort and a track record performance in his last two starts, speedster State Treasurer heads into Saturday's Canadian Pacing Derby eliminations in the midst of a solid run of lucrative stakes engagements that could play a role in determining divisional honours....read on

August Zoom Poll Now Open!

August 28, 2015:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received some great submissions for August’s Zoom contest. For the Horsin' Around theme, we asked for photos of kids and horses enjoying the summer, whether it’s at the track or on the farm and challenged our Fan Club shutterbugs to capture all the fun that comes along with being around horses!....read on

So Nice Tops Open Mares At Saratoga

August 28, 2015:

So Nice is a bridesmaid no more in the feature at Saratoga Casino and Raceway....read on

Lutetium Wins Another Batavia Open

August 28, 2015:

Despite the best efforts of local rival BZ Glide and the red hot ship-in Auspicious Hanover, Lutetium once again demonstrated he was the best Friday night (Aug. 28) in the $9,500 Open trotting feature at Batavia Downs....read on

Topville Cadillac Lowers Hoosier Record

August 28, 2015:

Topville Cadillac, with Tyler Smith at the lines, became Hoosier Park Racing & Casino’s newest track record holder when she powered home a winner in 1:52.1 in the fourth round of $20,000 Indiana Sires Stakes eliminations for two-year-old pacing fillies on Friday, August 28....read on

Arodasi Repeats In Tioga Open

August 28, 2015:

Leading driver Mike Simons enjoyed a dominant evening at Tioga Downs on Friday (August 28), scoring four wins on the nine-race card. Among those triumphs was one with Arodasi ($4.50) in the featured $14,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace, as they held off a stout late charge from Mach It A Par to just prevail....read on

The Big Bite Upsets In Charlottetown

August 28, 2015:

The Big Bite, with Walter Cheverie catch-driving, pulled off an upset to win the Friday night feature event at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Krispy Apple Delivers In Mares Open

August 28, 2015:

Prohibitive favourite Krispy Apple (Jason Bartlett, $2.60) successfully completed her rounds Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s featured $48,000 Filly and Mare Handicap Pace....read on

Can 'Bright' Filly Overcome Hudson Draw?

August 28, 2015:

If you answered “$149,240 final of Yonkers Raceway’s Hudson Filly Trot” to the query, “What is harness racing’s richest race Saturday?” feel free to read on....read on

Power-Packed Programs At Century

August 28, 2015:

This weekend Century Downs will showcase the top three-year-old pacers as eliminations are set for Alberta Diamond on Saturday for the girls and Alberta Marksman on Sunday for the boys, as well as some exhibition races that will be a first for harness racing in Alberta....read on

Frank Xuereb Passes

August 28, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that former trainer and driver Frank Xuereb of Vineland, Ontario passed away on Sunday, August 16 at the age of 85 peacefully in a retirement home....read on

Dates Slashed In Illinois

August 28, 2015:

Reports from Illinois indicate that the state's already diminished live harness racing calendar is about to take another substantial reduction....read on

More Than Return On 'Nvestment'

August 28, 2015:

"You have to be in it to win it, I was on the fence about entering him in the Metro and he’s proven that he deserves the opportunity."...read on

Ideal Rocky Seeks Metro Knockout

August 27, 2015:

“It will be interesting to see which ones are going to step up. Time will tell. We’ll know in another week for sure. Hopefully when they push them a little harder he will have enough fight left in him to push on and be a good colt.”...read on

‘Zenyatta-Like’ Presence From Shamballa?

August 27, 2015:

The virtue of consistency is not easily attained in the world of harness racing....read on

Arthur Blue Chip Returns

August 27, 2015:

The O'Brien Award winning Two-Year-Old Pacer of the Year in 2013, "around-the-horn" horse Arthur Blue Chip makes his first start in 21 months on Saturday night for trainer and co-owner Dr. Ian Moore....read on

Lexington Selected Catalogue Available

August 27, 2015:

The catalogue for the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale is now available online and on the Equineline sales catalogue app for the iPad. Those on the mailing list should receive print catalogues by late next week....read on

Purina Statement On Ractopamine

August 27, 2015:

Agribrands Purina has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on

Kentucky Champions Night Card Drawn

August 27, 2015:

The annual Kentucky Sires Stakes (KYSS) Championship Night, featuring eight $175,000 finals for two and three-year-old trotters and pacers, is set for Sunday, August 30 at the Red Mile....read on

Clinton Auction To Benefit Hospital

August 26, 2015:

As part of Clinton Raceway's Legends Day -- a biennial fundraiser for the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation -- an online auction will be held the week prior to the event....read on

Love We Don't See Very Often

August 26, 2015:

"We need people to gamble and bring their friends to the track. We need to grow our customer base and be as interactive as any prospective fan needs us to be. But above all else we should always want people to love this sport."....read on

New Clenbuterol Rules September 1

August 25, 2015:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has issued an important reminder to the Canadian horse racing industry that a significant change to the elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will come into effect September 1. The change states that the current elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will be increased from 72 hours to 168 hours (seven days)....read on

OLG Adds Sr. VP Of Horse Racing

August 25, 2015:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced on Monday, August 24 that it has hired Cal Bricker as its new Senior Vice President of Horse Racing....read on

Ont. Resident Mare Deadline September 1

August 25, 2015:

Administrators of the Standardbred Improvement Program would like to remind owners of broodmares that foaled this year that September 1 is the last chance to enroll their mares in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for 2015....read on

Statement On Ractopamine In Feedstuffs

August 25, 2015:

Paul Sharpe of Sharpe Feeds has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on

Rewind: Canada's First Sub-1:50 Mile

August 23, 2015:

Twenty years ago this week, Ball And Chain made Canadian harness racing history by pacing a mile that broke the vaunted 1:50 barrier for the first time....read on

CPMA Update On Ractopamine

August 21, 2015:

On Friday, August 21, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a memo to the Canadian horse racing industry which contained an update regarding Ractopamine in 'feedstuffs.'...read on

Spread The Word, Not Germs

August 19, 2015:

Equine Guelph, in partnership with the Ontario horse racing industry, has launched a targeted, racing-specific biosecurity training program for all levels of the racing industry - from key stakeholders all the way down to grassroots....read on

Cobalt Directive Amended

August 18, 2015:

On Tuesday, August 18, the Ontario Racing Commission issued a Notice to the Industry which states that the commission has amended one of its directives to now reflect that claimed horses can be tested for cobalt....read on

If I Had A Hammer

August 17, 2015:

“The people at Armbro figured out how many I shod there, with a rough estimate from day one to the day they sold the farm, and it was well over 230,000”....read on / continuer à lire

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, 2017....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Pedigrees

August 6, 2015:

Pedigrees for the 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale are now available online....read on

By-Law #2 Amendments Passed

August 5, 2015:

On August 5, 2015, electronic and mail ballots that were cast by eligible Standardbred Canada Breeder members for amendments to By-Law #2 were tabulated....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

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

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

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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