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St Pierre Celebrates Canada Day Milestone

July 1, 2015:

Harness racing driver Denis St Pierre wasted no time in scoring his 4,000th career victory on the evening Canada Day card at the Hippodrome 3R. He started off the night needing just two wins so he won both ends of the Daily Double to reach the milestone....read on

Cincinnati Miss Impressive In Grassroots

July 1, 2015:

Doug McIntosh missed out on a piece of the eight-foot long cake, but the Wheatley, Ont. resident still left the Dresden Raceway Canada Day program in a celebratory mood after Cincinnati Miss delivered an impressive victory in her $18,000 Grassroots division....read on

SC Closure Notice

June 30, 2015:

Please take note that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed on Wednesday, July 1 in observance of the Canada Day holiday....read on

Call Me Maybe Delivers In Preferred

July 1, 2015:

Mohawk shipper Call Me Maybe delivered as the 3-5 favourite in the featured $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Pace on Grand River Raceway's Canada Day program, Wednesday, July 1....read on

Clark Fillies Open Sires Stakes Season

July 1, 2015:

The Alberta Sires Stakes season kicked off on Canada Day (July 1) at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino with the Keith Clark-trained sophomore fillies Blue Star Texas and Cam Finish sweeping the $10,000 Princess eliminations....read on

Skippy Triumphs In Walter Dale Memorial

July 1, 2015:

Skippy and driver Mark Haig captured the 59th Walter Dale Memorial Pace as Fredericton Raceway, Canada's oldest racetrack, held its season opener on Canada Day, July 1....read on

Siblings In Canada Day Spotlight

July 1, 2015:

There was no sibling rivalry between Oppies Artist and Oppies Lifes Line on Canada Day at Inverness Raceway as both pacers got their turn in the spotlight....read on

Driver Changes For Sun Stakes Saturday

July 1, 2015:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono has announced the late driver changes and top three morning line choices for the four Championship races and the Sun Invitational Trot to be held on Sun Stakes Saturday....read on

'Donato' Daughters Dominate All-Stars

July 1, 2015:

Sire Donato Hanover was the biggest All-Star on a night when state-sired two-year-old trotting fillies raced for $210,000 in Pennsylvania All-Stars competition, as he sired five of the seven winners during the Wednesday night action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Go Byem Fastest In Delaware Stakes

July 1, 2015:

Wednesday marked the commencement of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes for three-year-old trotters at Harrington Raceway with five $20,000 divisions....read on

De Francesco Trainees Win Four At Philly

July 1, 2015:

Trainer Anthony De Francesco III had four training wins on the Wednesday afternoon (July 1) card from Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Freshmen Debut In New York Sire Stakes

July 1, 2015:

Gotmyredressontnit put up the fastest mile while Soft Idea and Encore Deo also found the winner's circle in their first career starts to highlight the action in the three $36,566 divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old filly pacers at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (July 1)....read on

At Press Time Takes Meadows Feature

July 1, 2015:

At Press Time scorched the last quarter in :27.1 en route to victory in Wednesday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

'Doo Wop' Goes For Series Sweep

July 1, 2015:

Fresh off his world record 1-1/8-mile victory, Doo Wop Hanover seeks a series sweep in the $250,000 Graduate Final, the highlight of a stakes-filled card on Friday (July 3) at The Meadowlands....read on

Artspeak Ready For 'Round Two'

July 1, 2015:

The top three-year-old male pacers in North America meet Saturday in the $500,000 Max C. Hempt Memorial at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, but with trainer Tony Alagna expecting the group to “trade punches all year,” the event might as well be called “Round Two.”...read on

Machinthesand Wins Canada Day Pace

July 1, 2015:

Machinthesand, under the command of Norris Rogers, burst off the starting gate to wire the field and claim the Canada Day Pace on Wednesday at Red Shores Summerside....read on

Scholarship Award Winners Announced

July 1, 2015:

The daughters of three trainers were named 2015 recipients of $2,500 scholarships from the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey....read on

Life In Color Lights Up Meadowlands

July 1, 2015:

Nearly 10,000 partygoers came out to the Life in Color Concert on Sunday, June 28 at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. The event was both well-coordinated and well-received by the paint-happy concert goers....read on

Meadowlands Pace Dining Details

July 1, 2015:

With the Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace rapidly approaching, The Meadowlands will not only put forth a spectacular night of racing, but will provide a world-class dining experience as well....read on

Meet July's Calendar Photographer

July 1, 2015:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Heart of Harness Racing Calendar photographer for July is Karen Duck of McGregor, Ont....read on

Fire Burns Windsor Raceway

July 1, 2015:

Multiple reports indicate that an early morning fire that engulfed the remains of Windsor Raceway has been left to burn under supervision....read on

Winbak To Sponsor Old Oaken Bucket

June 30, 2015:

The Delaware County Fair announced Tuesday that Winbak Farm has committed to sponsor the $150,000 (est.) Old Oaken Bucket for three-year-old colt trotters during the 2015 Delaware Grand Circuit Meet....read on

Pocono Set For Sun Stakes Saturday

June 30, 2015:

The best of the best will land in Northeast PA for the $2,268,000 Sun Stakes Saturday 'Supercard', featuring the $500,000 Championships for the Ben Franklin FFA pace, the Earl Beal Jr. three-year-old colt trot, and the Max C. Hempt three-year-old colt pace in addition to the $300,000 James Lynch Championship for three-year-old filly pacers....read on

“Our Once-In-A-Lifetime Horse”

June 30, 2015:

“We refer to him as our once-in-a-lifetime horse. When we stop and think about all the people we’ve met and the travelling we’ve done, it’s basically all because of him. It’s been just such an enjoyable time with him.”...read on

Daylon Magician To New 'Classic'

June 30, 2015:

The field has been drawn for northeast Ohio’s newest premier race, the Cleveland Trotting Classic, which will head to post this Friday (July 3) at Northfield Park. The ‘Classic’ carries a $170,000 purse for its inaugural edition and has attracted some of the best veteran trotters in North America....read on

Joyride From Windsor Demo Site

June 30, 2015:

From a distance it had appeared as though the demolition of the former Windsor Raceway was going as planned. Published reports did not indicate that anything out of the ordinary was occurring throughout the process. Well, that all changed this past weekend....read on

Commission Rules On Allard, Bamond

June 30, 2015:

On Tuesday, June 30, the Ontario Racing Commission released its rulings in regard to appeals from trainers Rene Allard and Jeffrey Bamond....read on

Celebrate Canada's Best

June 30, 2015:

Have you ever wanted to ask Bill O’Donnell about winning the richest race in harness racing, find out from Dr. Glen Brown what it was like to be the owner of Fan Hanover, or ask caretaker Sarah Scott about her special bond with Rocknroll Hanover? Here’s your chance!...read on

Big M, Crawford Team To Fight Cancer

June 30, 2015:

Continuing their wide-reaching partnership, Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment and Crawford Farms, a leading New York-based Standardbred breeding and racing operation, are teaming up to fight breast cancer with their ‘Think Pink’ dinner at the races on Friday, July 17....read on

Yonkers Purse Increase Announced

June 30, 2015:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have announced the track’s latest purse increase, which will be effective on the track’s Monday, July 6 card of live racing....read on

Kawartha Reschedules Schoolers

June 29, 2015:

Officials from Kawartha Downs would like to advise horse people that there will be no schooling races this Wednesday due to the Canada Day holiday. Training will still be permitted....read on

Rath Comments On New Board

June 29, 2015:

“I lived here forever and I recognize what it (the Exhibition) did for us, even as we went through the Somebeachsomewhere days. If the track wasn’t there, we wouldn’t have Somebeachsomewhere.”...read on

Waples Looks To Excite

June 29, 2015:

Ron Waples will join the field for the Hall of Fame drivers race at Goshen Historic Track, the annual $10,000 Mr. and Mrs. Elbridge Gerry Memorial Trot, to be held this coming Sunday (July 5)....read on

Where Is Mister Herbie?

June 29, 2015:

Two-time O’Brien Award winner Mister Herbie has been noticeably absent so far this year, scratched sick from his last scheduled start in November 2014....read on

Truro Post Time, Race Date Changes

June 29, 2015:

Officials in the Truro Raceway race office have sent Trot Insider a brief list of post time changes and race dates....read on

Woodbine Donates $100K To Hospital

June 29, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced its support of the Milton District Hospital’s (MDH) expansion project with the donation of $100,000 to the MDH Foundation’s Our Home Our Hospital Campaign, in a special celebration with community members at Mohawk Racetrack on June 27....read on

ID Technician In PEI

June 29, 2015:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in the western and central parts of PEI on Monday, July 6 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Standardbred Drive & Dine Deal

June 29, 2015:

A special limited-time offer has just been announced for I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club Members! As part of Horse Experience 2015, we’re offering a special Drive & Dine package to visitors to the Pan Am Games. But we also want to make this available to our Fan Club members!...read on

Recalling A Day With The Champ

June 28, 2015:

“I marvelled that it was the harness racing greatness of San Pail that first brought us all together and now effortlessly created a magical day for one of his biggest fans when she – and we – needed it most.”...read on

What's Your Guilty Pleasure Song?

June 28, 2015:

Trainers and drivers reveal the songs they secretly love – and in some cases, can't help but sing or dance along to – despite their unpopularity amongst friends and colleagues in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Pierce Talks Surgery, N.A. Cup

June 27, 2015:

"Timmy's been talking about that colt quite a bit. Even last year, he was talking about him and saying he could develop into a good one. I flew up with Tim, and I asked him if he thought he could beat [Wiggle It Jiggleit] and he said 'yeah, I can beat him'."...read on

OLG Pens Letter To Horse Racing

June 26, 2015:

In a letter dated Thursday (June 25), representatives from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) provided an update on the process of integrating horse racing with the province's gaming strategy....read on

Updated: Kawartha Requests More Dates

June 25, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission has issued a Notice to the Industry in regard to Kawartha Downs Ltd.’s request for a variance to the 2015 race date schedule at Kawartha Downs....read on

Fraser Downs Becomes Elements

June 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation announced the launch of Elements Casino, set to open this winter. Elements Casino will replace the existing Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino. What does this mean for harness racing in British Columbia?...read on

Vets Comment On Positive Tests

June 24, 2015:

Trot Insider has received a statement from two veterinarians regarding a rash of recent positive tests that have occurred in Ontario....read on

Favourite Harness Racing Memories

June 23, 2015:

“I was so emotional; I had to hide behind the starting gate as I tried to talk to my dad in the winner’s circle, with tears falling down my face!”...read on

Harness Racing's Wow Factor

June 22, 2015:

"To them, your mundane is anything but. To them, you are the tight rope walker, the marine biologist or the astronaut. To them, your world is fascinating."...read on / continuer à lire

Register For Bring A Friend!

June 5, 2015:

When was the last time you brought a new person to the races? Well, here is your chance to share the passion you feel for Canadian harness racing!...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

Canada Hosts The World In 2017

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it will host the 2017 World Trotting Conference and World Driving Championship....read on

2015 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 6, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has released the first list of 2015 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read 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 easier....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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