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Freshmen Fantastic In Fall Four

October 25, 2014:

Woodbine Racetrack hosted the Fall Four stakes for harness racing's brightest freshman stars on Saturday night featuring winning performances from the Jimmy Takter-trained trotters Smexi and Pinkman, the rebounding pacing colt Artspeak and the undefeated pacing filly JK Shesalady....read on

All Bets Off Captures Messenger; Nuncio Takes Yonkers Trot

October 25, 2014:

All Bets Off was never challenged on his way to winning Saturday’s $500,000 Messenger Stakes for three-year-old pacers at Yonkers Raceway, Nuncio won Saturday’s $500,000 Yonkers Trot for three-year-old trotters and the undercard was peppered with upsets....read on

Clark Celebrates Career Milestone

October 25, 2014:

Hall of Fame horseman Keith Clark celebrated his 4,000th training win in style on Saturday afternoon with his streaking two-year-old First Class Horse prevailing in the Premiers Stakes at Alberta Downs....read on

Southfield Shadow Wins Maritime Final

October 25, 2014:

Southfield Shadow rallied in deep stretch to knock off race favourite Dusty Lane Galaxy to win the Maritime Breeders Final for three-year-trotters, named the Buddy Campbell Memorial, in 2:02.3 on Saturday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Fireyourguns An Easy Open Winner

October 26, 2014:

With three horses scratched in an already short field, Fireyourguns had it pretty much his own way while winning the $9,500 Open Oace at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Oct. 25)....read on

MacDonald Stars At Vernon Downs

October 26, 2014:

John MacDonald was the star of the show at Vernon Downs on Saturday (October 25) evening, winning four of 13 races on the card -- three of them with his own trainees....read on

Panocchio Upsets Popular Open Pacer

October 25, 2014:

The New York invader Panocchio upset the highly vaunted Prairie Jaguar on Saturday night in Pompano Park's $10,000 Open Pace....read on

Another Open Victory For Speed Again

October 25, 2014:

Speed Again led every step of the way to win the featured Open Pace on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried the night’s top purse of $35,000....read on

Haig Secures His First Driving Title

October 25, 2014:

On the strength of two wins at Exhibition Park Raceway, Mark Haig won his first-ever driving crown at his home track for 2014 on Saturday afternoon....read on

Surrealist Triumphs In Northside Feature

October 25, 2014:

Surrealist kept his outside pacing rivals at bay as he raced to victory in the top class over a sloppy surface at Northside Downs on Saturday afternoon....read on

Western Pioneer Wins N.J. Futurity

October 25, 2014:

Western Pioneer, making his first start for new owners, overcame a judges’ inquiry to post his first career victory in the $43,000 New Jersey Futurity for two-year-old pacers, the ninth race on Saturday, October 25, at Freehold Raceway....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

'Illbthere' Fulfills Trainer's Promise

October 25, 2014:

"I'm glad that I'm in the mix of horses that I'm in because the two of us proved that we can battle with the best."...read on

T Squared Repeats In Breeders Stakes

October 25, 2014:

Sophomore pacers were the stars of the show during Friday’s card at Fraser Downs, which featured the third leg of the Mary Murphy Breeders Stakes for fillies and the Robert Millbank Memorial Breeders Stakes for colts and geldings....read on

Tetrick Sweeps Dayton Derbies

October 24, 2014:

The night was supposed to belong to Foiled Again and Creatine, but although each raced very creditably neither was able to capture a Grand Circuit Dayton Derby on Friday night at Hollywood Gaming Dayton Raceway....read on

Charmed Life Cruises In Preferred

October 24, 2014:

When it comes to closing speed, not many trotters on the WEG circuit can match the power of Charmed Life....read on

Sugar Crisp Tops Nova Scotia Sale

October 24, 2014:

The Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Select Yearling Sale took place Friday in the Agridome at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds in Truro, Nova Scotia, with 34 youngsters going through the ring....read on

Red Mile Expansion, In Pictures

October 24, 2014:

It was announced earlier this week that a partnership between the Red Mile and Keeneland will see the Lexington Standardbred track renovated and expanded in order to house 1,000 ‘Instant Racing’ terminals, which are also known as the slot-like ‘Historical Racing’ machines....read on

Mike Lamoureux Passes

October 24, 2014:

Trot Insider has learned that horseman Mike Lamoureux has passed away at the age of 32....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

Working Group Members Sought

October 24, 2014:

Ontario Horse Racing, which is the Program Administrator of the Horse Improvement Program, has announced that it is seeking volunteers to participate in a Working Group....read on

Romo Inducted Into Hometown Hall

October 24, 2014:

After 41 years of racing Standardbreds, Maritimes harness racing veteran Danny Romo was recognized by his hometown on Wednesday, October 22, as he was inducted into the Sackville Sports Heritage Hall of Fame....read on

Track Part Of Cigarette Waste Program

October 24, 2014:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that it will once again participate in Waste Reduction Week in Ontario, which will take place from October 20-26....read on

Successful Pilot Project Now Complete

October 24, 2014:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced the successful completion of the Horses Offering People Encouragement (HOPE) pilot project....read on

Waples Tribute Night Auction Online

October 20, 2014:

The online auction component of the Keith & Ron Waples Tribute Night is now live with a multitude of stellar items....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

Rideau Race Date Amendments

October 22, 2014:

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that its director has approved Rideau Carleton Raceway Holdings Ltd.’s application for 2014/2015 race date amendments for Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

A Living Legend Is Turning 100

October 22, 2014:

On Halloween this year while children and the ‘young at heart’ will be out trick or treating in the neighborhoods, an unsung hero in the sport of harness racing will be celebrating his 100th birthday....read on

Last Call! ID Technician In P.E.I.

October 20, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island for the final time this year on Monday, October 27, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Alibi Seelster Tops Mixed Sale

October 19, 2014:

Talented pacing filly Alibi Seelster fetched the highest price at Sunday's 2014 Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale....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

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

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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