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L A Delight Perfect In Sires Stakes

September 30, 2016:

Driven by Randy Waples in the first of two $105,000 divisions, L A Delight looped the :26.1 first quarter sprinter, Divas Image (Joe Bongiorno), at the three-eighths mark and reached the half in :55.4. She then cruised to three-quarters in 1:23.4 and paced away down the stretch to a blow out victory in 1:50.3....read on

'Wiggle It' Prevails In Dayton Duel

September 30, 2016:

As the field headed into the stretch, the $150,000 Dayton Pacing Derby turned into another duel between rivals Always B Miki and Wiggle It Jiggleit, with the latter gaining the slight advantage at the wire for the Friday (September 30) feature victory at Hollywood Gaming Dayton Raceway....read on

Call For SC Director Nominations

September 23, 2016:

The election of the 2017-2019 Standardbred Canada Board of Directors will take place on December 16, 2016....read on

Field Finalized For International Trot

September 30, 2016:

In this election season, the votes have been counted...for Yonkers Raceway’s International Trot....read on

Freshmen Face Off At Century

September 30, 2016:

"We did not get any luck at the post draws for sure, but [he] is coming in good. He can take the fresh air. He likes to come from off the pace."...read on

Pinkman Returns

September 30, 2016:

When a horse boasts more than $2.5 million in earnings, wins one of harness racing's most coveted and richest races and earns awards and accolades for two straight seasons, no one expects that individual to fall off the radar. But such is the case for trotting star Pinkman....read on

John Franco, Meet Pat Lachance

September 30, 2016:

Apparently, Yonkers Raceway has a new incentive plan...win a race at a triple-figure mutuel, meet a former major league baseball All-Star....read on

Sweet Thing Tops Vernon Distaffers

September 30, 2016:

Heavy pressure into a blistering :25.4 first quarter could not deter Sweet Thing ($7.00), as she fought to hold her ground on the first turn and subsequently edged away to a three and three-quarter length win in Friday (September 30) evening’s featured $7,900 top-level distaff trot at Vernon Downs....read on

Field Set For 2016 Ellamony

September 30, 2016:

A star-studded field of nine older pacing mares will head to the gate this Saturday in the 2016 Ellamony at Flamboro Downs....read on

Big Stakes Weekend On P.E.I.

September 30, 2016:

A plethora of stakes races will highlight this weekend’s programs of live racing at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park and Summerside Raceway, as the P.E.I. tracks will play host to a bevy of lucrative dashes....read on

Grand River Sees Uptick In Wagering

September 30, 2016:

Grand River Raceway wrapped up its 13th live harness racing season on September 28, and officials with the track has announced that wagering was up during the meet....read on

Newcomers At Kawartha Saturday

September 30, 2016:

Kawartha Downs will host the final card of its 2016 harness racing season on Saturday (October 1). There’s something for everyone, as the track will be celebrating another strong meet in terms of horse population, attendance, handle and competitive horse racing....read on

Breeder Loves The Ride

September 30, 2016:

“I get as big a kick out of breeding these horses as I do watching them race. I get a kick out of seeing how they turn out. It’s more special when they do well, but I’m just so happy to be competitive.”...read on

Bitten By The Racing Bug

September 30, 2016:

“When I crossed the line there was a massive roar, but I had no idea if I had won by half a second, by 1,000th of a second or even lost.”...read on

Autumn Series Noms Due Saturday

September 30, 2016:

The Mohawk Racetrack race office would like to remind horsepeople that nominations to the Ontario Sired Autumn Series close this Saturday (October 1)....read on

Adjustment To Hippodrome 3R Qualifiers

September 30, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that this weekend’s qualifying session at Hippodrome 3R has been adjusted and will now get underway earlier than planned....read on

Meadows Racing To Resume October 3

September 30, 2016:

Following a three-week break, live racing at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino will resume on Monday, October 3, with a card that features a pair of Keystone Classic stakes....read on

Driving Championship Draft Info

September 29, 2016:

The eight drivers competing in the 2016 National Driving Championship (NDC) at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Friday, October 14 will be able to have some input into the horses that they drive in the eight-race event....read on

Stakes Filled Sunday In Lexington

September 29, 2016:

Sophomore pacers and trotters compete on the first matinee program of the Grand Circuit meeting at The Red Mile on Sunday, October 2, with three divisions of the $188,200 Bluegrass for trotting fillies, two divisions of the $163,500 Bluegrass for trotting colts, two divisions of the $147,000 Bluegrass for pacing fillies, and three divisions of the $173,900 Bluegrass for pacing colts....read on

Racing To Return To B.C. Next Week

September 29, 2016:

Fraser Downs at Elements Casino will be celebrating its 40th season of harness racing when the track’s new season kicks off on October 6 at the Cloverdale oval....read on

Dayton Win For ‘Pete’ Would Be Big

September 29, 2016:

“Friday night will definitely be very emotional for me, but I think ‘Pete’ has a very good shot to win this race and of course that is exactly what I want. Not only for Larry, but the entire Rheinheimer family and for Pete.”...read on

Marion Marauder To KY Futurity

September 29, 2016:

Harness racing will have a Triple Crown bid in 2016 as the connections of Marion Marauder have made the decision to supplement the trotting colt to the 2016 Kentucky Futurity....read on

Upcoming Grand River Training Schedule

September 29, 2016:

Officials with Grand River Raceway have issued an update in regard to the track’s upcoming training schedule....read on

Pompano Meet Opens Sunday

September 29, 2016:

Pompano Park opens on Sunday, October 2 for its 53rd season – a 126-night stand that will conclude on May 30, 2017....read on

Seelster Yearling Videos Online

September 29, 2016:

Seelster Farms has announced that its 2016 yearling videos are now available online....read on

Tuesday Racing Continues At Mohawk

September 29, 2016:

The Mohawk Racetrack race office would like to remind horsepeople that live racing at Mohawk Racetrack will continue to be offered five nights a week for the first three weeks of October....read on

Dean Davis Passes

September 29, 2016:

Longtime Standardbred owner Dean Davis, 82, passed away at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, September 27....read on

Pre-Jug Party Raises More Than $60K

September 29, 2016:

On September 21, the annual Pre-Jug party and charity auction was held in Delaware, Ohio, following the Jugette in the big pavilion on the first turn of the famous track....read on

Racing Industry Scholarship Announced

September 29, 2016:

The Stuart Stocks Memorial Equine Award has been created by the Stocks family in memory of their beloved brother, son and uncle, Mr. Stuart Stocks....read on

Novel Penned On Harness Racing

September 29, 2016:

A fictional novel has recently been released by a writer with a Standardbred background, based on harness racing and set in Canada....read on

Doyle Wins Pick 8 Contest

September 28, 2016:

Donald Doyle of Marmora, Ontario was the grand prize winner in the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Pick 8 Online Handicapping Contest, presented in cooperation with the Ontario Sires Stakes and featuring $1,500 in prize money....read on

What's Next For Beyond Delight?

September 28, 2016:

After stepping to the head of the freshman class with impressive wins in the Metro and the Champlain, pacing colt Beyond Delight will take a step back out of the limelight for the time being....read on

The Red Mile Adds Detention Barn

September 28, 2016:

The Red Mile is committed to creating an even playing field for all. Starting with the second week of the Grand Circuit, in addition to horses being required to be on the grounds 24 hours prior to their race, a detention barn will be implemented for a selected number of stakes races....read on

Stakeholder Roundtables Announced

September 27, 2016:

On Tuesday, September 27, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announced that it will be hosting a series of targeted, in-person stakeholder roundtables this fall. The roundtables will to further discuss proposals for reform and implementation details for the future of the regulation of horse racing in Ontario....read on

George Durand Passes

September 27, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that horseman George Durand of Brantford, Ont. passed away on Saturday, September 24 at the age of 76....read on

Drivers To Support ‘Evan’s Legacy’

September 27, 2016:

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month, and this Friday (September 30) Mohawk Racetrack will host the inaugural ‘Drive with Us for Evan’s Legacy’ fundraiser....read on

Discussing Swedish Harness Racing

September 27, 2016:

"We're having a lot of possibilities in the harness industry for the world, and I think we should get more together because we're facing -- almost everywhere -- the same problems and we're facing -- almost everywhere -- the same opportunities and possibilities. We can make this [industry] even better."...read on

Fantasy Stable Contest Leaderboard

September 26, 2016:

Just over three months remain in the 2016 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest with a tight race among the top three stables....read on

Harness Racing Families Honoured

September 26, 2016:

The Atlantic Breeders Crown Host Committee is pleased to announce the four Atlantic Canadian harness racing families who will be honoured for their successes and longstanding contributions to the industry during the upcoming Atlantic Breeders Crown weekend at Red Shores Charlottetown on October 8 & 9....read on

Updated: Larry Rheinheimer Obituary

September 25, 2016:

An official obituary has been posted for trainer Larry Rheinheimer, of Freaky Fete Pete fame, who passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 24 at the age of 72....read on

Quest To Wear The Red & White

September 25, 2016:

Meet the eight men still vying to represent Canada on home soil in the 2017 World Driving Championship, and learn a bit about what is going through their minds as they prepare for the Canadian National Driving Championship on October 14, 2016...read on

Update On Fredericton Discussions

September 25, 2016:

Throughout this past week, Board members from Fredericton Exhibition Ltd. (FEL) and Horse Racing New Brunswick (HRNB) met with Standardbred Canada to discuss reaching an agreement to secure live race horse racing at Fredericton Raceway....read on

SC Rewind: Tale Of Two Sundays

September 24, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith remembers some world class racing held over 60 years ago at Montreal's Richelieu Park. It was a defining time that paved the way to a new chapter in Canadian harness racing that brought the Continent's best horses to Canada....read on

Long-Term Lease For OLG, Mohawk

September 23, 2016:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced it has reached a long-term lease agreement with the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG) for gaming operations at Mohawk Racetrack in Milton....read on

Fall Extravaganza Sale Cancelled

September 21, 2016:

The Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale that was scheduled to take place on Sunday, October 16 has, unfortunately, been cancelled....read on

More On New Edmonton Track

September 20, 2016:

On Monday, Horse Racing Alberta announced that Century Casinos Europe GmbH is the successful applicant to own, build and operate an 'A' Track Horse Racing Facility in the Edmonton market area. More details on that project have been revealed....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Analysis

September 19, 2016:

The feedback from the Canadian Yearling Sale's consignors, combined with the strong sales numbers, gives more signs of optimism for the harness racing industry....read on

Strong 2016 Canadian Yearling Sale

September 18, 2016:

Standardbred Canada's 2016 Canadian Yearling Sale boasted a strong 17 per cent increase in gross sales over the 2015 edition....read on

Submit Photos For 2017 Calendar

September 14, 2016:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club Team is publishing a 2017 calendar on the 'Heart of Harness Racing' and we need your photo contributions!...read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program

June 24, 2016:

The 2016 Enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

June 2, 2016:

Do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year, or for the first time ever? Do you have your paperwork in order?...read 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 2016....read on

Breeders: Fill Out Foal Location Report

July 27, 2015:

Breeders, if you have any foals born in 2016, 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


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