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Nuncio Wins 2016 Elitlopp

May 29, 2016:

Under a patient steer from driver Örjan Kihlström, Nuncio was victorious in the 2016 Elitlopp Final at Sweden's Solvalla on

Divisional Champs Foiled In SBOA

May 28, 2016:

Three-year-old trotting filly Flowers N Songs emerged between rivals down the stretch to pull off a 23-1 upset in the first of two $174,329 SBOA Stakes Final of the night on Saturday (May 28) at Mohawk on

Bring A Friend Is Back!

May 27, 2016:

Do you have friends and family who have never been to the horse races? Here’s your chance to share your passion for Canadian harness racing and be an ambassador for the sport! on

Michaels Victory Upsets In NJ Sire Stakes

May 29, 2016:

Something strange happened to 1-9 favourite Boston Red Rocks in Saturday night’s (May 28) second leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for three-year-old colt and gelding pacers at The Meadowlands: Victory. More specifically, Michaels on

Missile J Triumphs In Art Rooney

May 29, 2016:

It was as uneventful an eight-hole trip as Missile J (Brian Sears, $2,60, part of entry) could possibly have wished for Saturday night (May 28), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $300,000 Art Rooney on

Heartfelt Start To Kawartha Season

May 29, 2016:

The 2016 harness racing season got off to an emotional start on Saturday night (May 28) at Kawartha Downs when an 89-year-old woman was able to fulfill a lifetime dream of petting a on

Indiana Champion Stars In Stakes Elims

May 28, 2016:

Three divisions of $20,000 Indiana Sires Stakes eliminations for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings highlighted the 14-race card at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, May 28 and the sophomore colts opened their series in impressive on

Pocono Hosts Season's Fastest Mile

May 28, 2016:

The 2014 Little Brown Jug winner Limelight Beach gained from the pocket into a :27 last quarter to out-blast pacesetting Cooperstown home by a head in taking the $20,000 featured pace Saturday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in 1:49.4 (which after its 10th race slotting was only the co-fourth-fastest mile of the night at The Downs, but more on that in a minute.) on

Non Stick Stays Undefeated In NY Stakes

May 28, 2016:

Åke Svanstedt Inc. and Little E LLC's Non Stick ($2.70) remains undefeated in eight career starts after a comfortable two-length win in her $40,600 New York Sire Stakes division on Saturday (May 28) evening at Vernon on

Forever Paradise Wins Another Preferred

May 28, 2016:

Forever Paradise used the passing lane to beat Bazillion and Clic K in the stretch to win the Saturday feature event at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving on

Tajmeallover Repeats In Photo Finish

May 28, 2016:

Tajmeallover ($5.50) provided another thrilling finish in winning Century Downs' $10,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace for the second consecutive week on Saturday afternoon (May 28) on

Hawkins Trainees Perfect At Northside

May 29, 2016:

The Heather Hawkins stable performed to perfection on Saturday afternoon (May 28) at Northside Downs, with three wins from three starts during the 10-race on

Coulter Climbing Tioga Standings

May 29, 2016:

Longtime Ontario Signature Circuit driver Scott Coulter has quickly worked his way into prominence at Tioga Downs through the first month of the 2016 on

Artful Way Circles Saratoga Open Pacers

May 29, 2016:

Artful Way prevailed in the Open Pace for the third time in the last four weeks on Saturday, May 28 at Saratoga Casino on

GD Airliner Gets Perfect Trip In Open

May 28, 2016:

Ron Beback Jr. got to pilot GD Airliner via a catch drive on Saturday night (May 28) and he gave the eight-year-old gelding a perfect flight in taking the $9,500 Open I-II Handicapped Pace at steamy Buffalo on

Competition Stiffens In Quebec Series

May 28, 2016:

Both opening rounds winners, Atomic Million AM and Chaleurs Fantasy, will have their work cut for them in order to repeat in Sunday’s second round of the Quebec-Bred Series at the Hippodrome on

SC Rewind: The 1,000 Club

May 28, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the time when a driver recording 1,000 wins in an entire lifetime was considered quite an accomplishment. The piece includes a list of notable Canadian born drivers who had reached that goal by 1974. A number of old photographs recalling important milestones are on

Monstrous Attitude And Talent

May 28, 2016:

“There are times when he refers to her, he just shakes his head and has a smile on his face, but we think he is really keeping her happy and are looking forward to this year with her.” on

Evenin Of Pleasure Stuns In London

May 27, 2016:

Evenin Of Pleasure and driver Sylvain Filion pulled off a 36-1 stunner in the $150,000 Molson Invitational Pace with a 1:50.3 track record performance at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Friday night (May 27) on

Campbell Doubles In NJ Sire Stakes

May 28, 2016:

John Campbell put a little more distance between himself and the field Friday night (May 27) as the leading driver in Meadowlands history steered four winners on the 11-race on

Darlinonthebeach Lowers PA Record

May 27, 2016:

Darlinonthebeach survived a wicked :25.4 first quarter and rolled home for David Miller in a stakes record 1:49.4 in Friday’s Adios Betty, a $161,760 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for three-year-old filly pacers at The Meadows. I Said Diamonds, who had lowered the stakes mark to 1:50 moments before Darlinonthebeach stepped on the track, captured the other on

Yonkers Distaff Pace To Mach It A Par

May 27, 2016:

Favoured Mach It A Par (Brian Sears, $4.40) saved her best for last Friday night (May 27), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $45,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap on

Backing The Price Of Admission

May 27, 2016:

“I paid $7 to get into our son’s seventh-grade wrestling meet. Everyone charges admission, and we need it if we’re going to get things turned around.” on

Nuncio, Melander Have Special Bond

May 27, 2016:

“He is so special, too. He knows that he is best in our stable but he is not cocky or anything. He is so smart....he actually understands you when you talk to him sometimes.” on

Focus On Maxie Lee

May 27, 2016:

The 2016 edition of the Maxie Lee Memorial this Sunday (May 29) at Harrah's Philadelphia features a very deep, talented field, led by Bee A on

Solveig Inducted Into Living Hall

May 27, 2016:

It has been announced that Solveig, the hard-knocking mare that has also found much success in the breeding shed, will be inducted into the Living Horse Hall of Fame this summer, as she has met the qualifications for on

Adjustment To Truro Post Times

May 27, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved post time changes for four upcoming programs of live racing at Truro on

Loving The Stakes-Horse Ride

May 26, 2016:

"We’ve always been a group with (non-stakes) horses. When you get a stakes horse, it’s exciting. It really is. We’re a small stable and you find the diamond in the rough once in a while and try to have some fun with it.” on

Georgian Training Times, Construction

May 26, 2016:

Officials with Georgian Downs have informed Trot Insider of some available training times at the track in the upcoming on

Dr. John Thomson Passes

May 25, 2016:

Dr. John Douglas Thomson of Woodstock, Ont. passed away at the Woodstock Hospital on Tuesday, May 24. He was in his 85th on

Enggren On Resolve, Elitlopp

May 25, 2016:

“I’m very excited. I know a lot of people have gone to a lot of trouble to get the horse there and to get me there. It will be nice to meet some old friends and see Resolve race. I know Nuncio has been declared a pretty strong favourite, but I have high hopes for Resolve." on

Posts Drawn For Betsy Ross

May 25, 2016:

The 2016 edition of the Betsy Ross, which will take place at Harrah's Philadelphia this Sunday (May 29), is shaping up to be one of the most competitive races on the track’s star-studded 14-race on

Alberta Racetrack Suitor Revealed

May 25, 2016:

Horse Racing Alberta announced late last week that it had received seven Expressions of Interest in regard to the owning and operating of a racetrack in the Edmonton area. According to a report in the mainstream media, one of the entities that submitted an EOI conducted live horse racing decades on

Leamington Race Card Announced

May 25, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the Leamington District Agricultural Society will host a program of live harness racing in the coming on

Pick Your Fave Frisky Foal Photo!

May 25, 2016:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received many great submissions of 'frisky foals' for May’s Zoom photo contest. Fan Club members were asked to submit shots of foals and the frisky things they have been getting up to this spring! on

Celebration Of Life For Bill Davis

May 25, 2016:

The family of Bill Davis will be holding a celebration of life for Bill, who passed away last month at the age of on

Teague: ‘Jiggleit’s Feet Improving

May 24, 2016:

Wiggle It Jiggleit and Rockin Ron are set to clash again this Sunday (May 29) in Harrah's Philadelphia’s $200,000 Dorothy Mullin Invitational Pace. Wiggle It Jiggleit’s owner, George Teague, has said that his gelding’s feet are getting better with on

Western Regional Drivers Confirmed

May 24, 2016:

The field for the 2016 Western Regional Driving Championship, scheduled for Sunday, June 26 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino has been on

Elitlopp Fields, Draw Complete

May 22, 2016:

The fields are now set for the 2016 Elitlopp, slated for next Sunday at Solvalla Racecourse in Sweden and featuring a handful of horses very familiar to North American harness on

Injunction In New Brunswick

May 20, 2016:

Horse Racing New Brunswick will be allowed to return to its offices at the Fredericton Exhibition grounds and continue on

Our Place At The Table

May 15, 2016:

"They are investing in equine facilities like North American investors pour money into golf course communities. Billions of dollars are earmarked on the basis that people will want to own a part of the equine dream" on / continuer à lire

2016 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 18, 2016:

For the past several years, Trot Magazine's Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book has served as an initial barometer for the colts and geldings that may be in the running for the richest prize in Canadian harness on

Host Tracks Confirmed For 2017 World Driving Championship

April 13, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that all host racetracks for the 2017 World Driving Championship have now been on

Upcoming AGCO Info Sessions

April 5, 2016:

As the 2016 race season gets underway, senior Judges and Stewards will be holding information sessions to explain what is changing –- and not changing –- as a result of the integration of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) into to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) on

Hosts For 2016 Driving Championships

March 15, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the host tracks and dates for the 2016 National Driving Championship and four Regional Driving Championships which will ultimately determine Canada’s representative to the 2017 World Driving on

2016 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 11, 2016:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2016 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide on

Up To Date With '16 Eligibility Fees?

December 8, 2015:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2016 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 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

In Need Of A Nurse Mare?

March 4, 2010:

Standardbred Canada's Nurse Mare Program is designed to assist in matching orphaned or rejected foals with nurse mares, and now the process is even on

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