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MacDonald's 'Treasured' Motivation

June 27, 2016:

"Even though I was at a point where I couldn't attend the races, I could see them on TV. It meant a lot to me to have that to look forward to. So I always felt he provided normalcy to my life at a time when I needed it, so we turned down the offer, and made the decision to keep him, and it turned out to be the right decision." on

Cheering For Charity Horse Scores

June 27, 2016:

Sunday marked the last day for the Cheering For Charity Drivers to rally up wins in support of Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia (BCANS) at Truro on

Horseman In Critical Condition

June 27, 2016:

Officials at Fort Erie Race Track made the decision to cancel the last live race at the track on Sunday (June 26) after a serious incident that resulted in a Thoroughbred being euthanized and a horseman being sent to hospital with life-threatening on

Georgian Training Schedule Altered

June 27, 2016:

Officials with Georgian Downs have informed Trot Insider that the track has made an alteration to its training schedule for this on

Update: Harrah’s Philly Draw Schedule

June 27, 2016:

Officials with Harrah’s Philadelphia have released the draw schedule for the track’s upcoming cards of live harness on

Hoosier To Sponsor Dan Patch Awards

June 27, 2016:

In a first-of-its-kind agreement, the United States Harness Writers Association announced on Monday (June 27) that Centaur Gaming-owned Hoosier Park will be the lead title sponsor of next year’s Dan Patch Awards banquet in Las on

Saturday Celebrations Begin Early

June 27, 2016:

On Saturday, July 2, live harness racing will commence with a special 6:30 p.m. post time at the Meadowlands on

Western Regional Title To Campbell

June 26, 2016:

Brandon Campbell secured the Western Regional Driving Championship title over Jim Marino with his third victory in the final leg of the eight-race competition on Sunday, June 26 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino. Both Campbell and Marino will advance to the National Driving on

Cracklin Rosie Sizzles; 6,000 For Henry

June 26, 2016:

Cracklin Rosie captured the fastest of three $8,000 Kin Pace eliminations at Clinton Raceway on Sunday afternoon (June 26), impressing both fans and driver Doug on

Seeyou Men Sets Stakes Record

June 26, 2016:

It only took until the first of four $30,000 Quebec-Bred Series finals on Sunday (June 26) at the Hippodrome 3R to see a stakes record on

Surrealist Repeats At Inverness

June 27, 2016:

Surrealist earned his second straight victory in the top Winners Over class at Inverness Raceway on Sunday, June on

Lets Wait And See Upsets In Preferred

June 27, 2016:

Sent postward as the longest shot on the board, Lets Wait And See pulled off the upset as he prevailed in a three-across finish in the $11,000 Preferred 2 Pace featured at Georgian Downs on Sunday night (June 26) on

Truro Hosts MacKenzie Memorial Stakes

June 27, 2016:

Truro Raceway hosted the Carl and Marg MacKenzie Memorial Stakes on Sunday afternoon (June 26) with three-year-old filly and colt pacers competing in five $7,327 on

Seven Straight Wins For Audreys Dream

June 26, 2016:

Prior to Sunday's Western Regional Driving Championship at Century Downs, Open pacer Audreys Dream extended his win streak to seven for the training and driving duo of Ashleigh and Ed on

Regal Beagle Wins Little Green Jug

June 26, 2016:

Tyler Borth made no mistake in Sunday’s 'Little Green Jug' at Dresden Raceway as he took Regal Beagle right to the front and went wire-to-wire for the on

Summerside Feature To Machinthesand

June 26, 2016:

Machinthesand and driver Ken Murphy fought off Casimir Luciano and Jason Hughes to win the $2,100 feature on Sunday, June 26 at Red Shores Summerside in on

Closer Snares Running Aces Feature

June 27, 2016:

The Sunday night (June 26) feature at Running Aces was an $11,000 Open Handicap Pace, and the perseverance of Officernagentleman paid off for his connections in the on

Freshmen Debut In PA All Stars

June 26, 2016:

The first stakes of the year on the local scene for two-year-olds, a Pennsylvania All-Stars event for baby pacing colts, was raced in four $30,000 divisions Sunday night (June 26) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with favoured horses, sire Sombeachsomewhere, and driver Yannick Gingras taking three of the four contests, and trainer Ron Burke notching a on

Smalltownthrowdown Lowers Record

June 26, 2016:

Smalltownthrowdown threw down the gauntlet early and held on late to win his $61,300 leg of the New York Sire Stakes for the three-year-old trotting colt and geldings in a track record 1:56.2 at steamy Buffalo Raceway on Sunday afternoon (June 26) on

Believe This Bob Hangs On In Open

June 26, 2016:

Mary Ann Larrimore's Believe This Bob ($4.10) made all the pace en route to a 1:51.1 triumph in Sunday (June 26) afternoon's $11,000 Open 1 Pace at Tioga Downs, holding off a belated rally from the rising Andreios Kardia to prevail at even on

Another Open Win For Just Make Believe

June 26, 2016:

Just Make Believe scored his second Open Trot victory in the last three weeks as the six-year-old son of Kadabra went coast to coast in Sunday’s $15,000 feature at Saratoga Casino on

That One Defining Moment

June 26, 2016:

With a lifetime of big wins, both training and driving, one might think it tough for Yves Filion to come up with that one greatest memory. But when asked, the new Hall of Famer immediately reflects upon that one perfect night in July on / continuer à lire

World Records In Pocono Elims

June 25, 2016:

Tonight (Saturday, June 25) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, the greatest assemblage of horses in North American harness racing during 2016 (14 millionaires and half the National Top Ten) contested elimination races to qualify for racing on the $2 million Sun Stakes Saturday Championship night a week from tonight (Saturday, July 2) on

Hughes Victorious In Atlantic Regional

June 25, 2016:

Jason Hughes held off Corey MacPherson with the most points over eight races to win the Atlantic Regional Driving Championship on Saturday, June 25 at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park. Both the winner and runner-up will advance to the National Driving on

Downey Trainees 1-2 In Preferred

June 26, 2016:

Dr. Mitchell Downey sent out the top two finishers in Saturday afternoon's Preferred 1 at Exhibition Park Raceway and was aboard the winning pacer himself for his first driving victory of the on

Junebugs Baby Triples At Northside

June 26, 2016:

Junebugs Baby defeated the top pacers at Northside Downs for the third week in a row as he scored another off-the-pace victory on Saturday afternoon (June 25) on

Hanover Hosts Hockeyville Night

June 26, 2016:

There were plenty of kids in hockey jerseys in the crowd, despite the 30 degree weather Saturday night (June 25) at Hanover on

Palm Patrol Delivers At Georgian

June 26, 2016:

Palm Patrol delivered on her pari-mutuel promise with a dominant front-end effort in the $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap Pace featured at Georgian Downs on Saturday night (June 25) on

Go Daddy Go Equals Yonkers Record

June 26, 2016:

Yonkers Raceway had its version of Old Home Week Saturday night...provided 'Old Home' was Chicago. All that was missing was deep-dish pizza and on

Sing Like An Angel Wins Century Open

June 25, 2016:

Sing Like An Angel put away the pacesetter with her backstretch brush and held off the late-closers in the stretch to win Saturday's (June 25) featured $10,500 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Century on

Junior's 'Big Buddy' Breaks Maiden

June 25, 2016:

“I drove him just like you told me young fella,” said 32-year-old driver Nick Boyd to 87-year-old trainer Junior West shortly after JRs Big Buddy won the fourth race on Saturday night (June 25) at Kawartha on

Sintra Streaks Into 'Summertime'

June 25, 2016:

The opening leg of the Summertime Series highlighted racing action on Saturday night (June 25) at Mohawk on

Two Days, 22 Baby Races

June 25, 2016:

Mohawk Racetrack's morning qualifying sessions have been buzzing with activity as the seven-eighths mile oval hosted two sets of 11-race qualifying sessions for two-year-olds over the last two on

Chromeo Shines Again

June 25, 2016:

The Saturday, June 25 edition of Breakfast With The Babies at The Meadowlands got underway at 9:30 on another perfect morning with the temperature in the high 70’s and a very slight eastern on

Information On Requesting A Stay

June 25, 2016:

On April 1, 2016, legislation came into effect changing the way appeals of horse racing decisions are adjudicated in Ontario. Most importantly, a new adjudicative body -- the Horse Racing Appeal Panel (HRAP) -- is now responsible for hearing appeals of decisions made under the Rules of on

SC Rewind: Dominion Day Racing

June 25, 2016:

In this week's Rewind as Canada Day approaches, Robert Smith recalls when harness racing on Dominion Day as the July first National holiday was formerly known, was a major happening. His recollections include a number of old photographs and touch down on many locales across the land where race days were on

Six Racetrack Applicants Announced

June 25, 2016:

The Board of Horse Racing Alberta (HRA) announced on Friday the following applicants have accepted the invitation to submit a Request for Proposal (RFP) to construct, own and operate an “A “Horse Racing facility in the Edmonton or surrounding on

Resolve Dominates In Cutler

June 24, 2016:

Displaying no ill effects after being away from the races for almost a month, Resolve powered down the road to an easy one-length win in the $200,000 Arthur J. Cutler Memorial Final for trotters at The Meadowlands on Friday night (June 24) on

MacDonald Wins Ontario Regional

June 24, 2016:

Driver James MacDonald had the early winning momentum while Trevor Henry finished strong to top the point standings in the Ontario Regional Driving Championship and advance to the National Driving on

Quebec Mare Residency Program

June 24, 2016:

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

Hall Of Fame Gala Tickets Now On Sale

June 24, 2016:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has announced that tickets for its 2016 Induction Gala are now on on

Horsemen Raise $20,000 For Hospital

June 24, 2016:

The second annual summer fundraiser organized by Alberta horsemen in support of Stollery Children's Hospital this past Sunday didn't just surpass last year's fundraising total -- it was on

Horsemen Caught In The Middle

June 23, 2016:

“I’m just hoping that the two sides, Fredericton Exhibition and Horse Racing New Brunswick realize that the only way that we’re going to go forward is to work together. Not try to take from one another.” on

One-On-One With Dan Gall

June 23, 2016:

"I think that the challenge here is enormous and I think this a very rare and unique opportunity." on

Bring A Friend, Win Great Prizes!

June 23, 2016:

The fourth annual Bring A Friend is back at eight of your favourite tracks across Canada during the weekend of July 15-17. Our goal is to make this year the best one yet, so we’re offering a prize package that you won’t want to miss out on! on

June's Zoom Challenge: Drivers

June 23, 2016:

To celebrate the upcoming Regional Driving Championships we have chosen ‘Driver Fever’ as June’s Zoom Challenge theme. We are looking for photos of drivers in action, either racing, getting prepared in the paddock or warming-up in the post parade. We want to see shots of what your favourite drivers are getting up to at the track! on

Dan Gall Named SC President & CEO

June 21, 2016:

Standardbred Canada, the Canadian harness racing industry leader, announced today that Dan Gall has been named the association’s President and Chief Executive on

Harness Racing's Super Stallions

June 19, 2016:

For Father's Day we have compiled a tribute to the sires in harness racing that have earned distinction with statistical dominance and prolific siring excellence based on select production on

Quebec / Eastern Ontario Regional Set

June 13, 2016:

The field for the 2016 Quebec / Eastern Ontario Regional Driving Championship, scheduled for Tuesday, July 12 at Hippodrome 3R has been 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? 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

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

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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