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Stubborn Belle Debuts In Stakes Eliminations

May 23, 2015:

Ontario-sired three-year-old fillies were out in full force for the eliminations of the WEG-SBOA Stakes on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Sears Sweeps Rooney Eliminations

May 24, 2015:

Brian Sears was the man about town Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s pair of $40,000 eliminations for the 25th Art Rooney Pace....read on

'Wiggle It' Stays Undefeated In Indiana

May 24, 2015:

Indiana’s three-year-old pacing colts were in the spotlight at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, May 23 to square off in the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes. Freaky Feet Pete and Wiggle It Jiggleit, considered two of the top pacing colts for 2015, both delivered in their respective eliminations....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

Wrangler Rockette Wins Bev Sears Stakes

May 23, 2015:

Wrangler Rockette went wire-to-wire and held off the streaking mare Tajmeallover to win the $30,000 Bev Sears Stakes on Saturday afternoon at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Carnivore Prevails In Photo Finish

May 23, 2015:

Carnivore and driver Walter Cheverie prevailed in a four-across finish to win the $2,200 Preferred 2 Pace featured on Saturday night at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

'Johnny' Wins; 'Beach' Brother Debuts

May 23, 2015:

Johnny Grippa teamed up with driver Bruce Ranger to score a handy win measuring two and a half lengths in Pompano Park's $8,500 "Winner's Over" handicap pace on Saturday night in 1:51.4....read on

'Ali' Streaks Into New Jersey Final

May 23, 2015:

Hurrikane Ali continued to impress with another effortless win in the $25,000 second leg of the New Jersey Sires Stakes at The Meadowlands on Saturday night....read on

Barn Doll Best In New York Sire Stakes

May 23, 2015:

Sent off the prohibitive 2-5 favourite, Barn Doll ($2.90) sustained a push to the fore on the far turn, drawing clear for a 1:54 triumph in her $40,600 New York Sire Stakes event for three-year-old trotting fillies on Saturday (May 23) evening at Vernon Downs....read on

Detroit Rapper Circles Open Rivals

May 23, 2015:

Relegated to last in the early stages, the Harmon Racing Stable's Detroit Rapper ($23.40) circled four-wide to pass all six of his rivals in Saturday (May 23) evening's featured $14,000 Open Trot at Tioga Downs....read on

Western Alumni Upsets In Buffalo Open

May 23, 2015:

Western Alumni got a perfect pocket-sitting trip from driver Jim McNeight and notched a surprising $46.40 victory in 1:54.2 over a fast track in the $10,500 Open Pace at Buffalo Raceway on Saturday night (May 23)....read on

Victor Espinoza To Appear At Pocono

May 23, 2015:

Triple Crown fever is striking everywhere, and anticipation is high for American Pharoah’s bid on Saturday, June 6 with the 14th Belmont Stakes....read on

Quebec Series Champion Returning To 3R

May 23, 2015:

Atomic Million AM, winner of 11 races in 2014 as a three-year-old including the divisional Quebec-Bred Series Final, will make his return to the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday in the opening round of this year's $125,000 Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-old pacers....read on

JK Shesalady Makes Debut On Monday

May 23, 2015:

Top New York-sired three-year-old fillies and a collection of the finest four-year-old pacers and trotters in harness racing head to Upstate New York for Memorial Day weekend, as they headline the weekend's racing at Tioga and Vernon Downs....read on

Sweet Lou Memorabilia Added To Auction

May 23, 2015:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation's (SRF) online auction is open with new additions. Sweet Lou's winning shoes from the 2014 TVG are beautifully framed and finished off with his named in brass and top the newest items....read on

Nuncio To Elitlopp, Sans Campbell

May 23, 2015:

A name very familiar to North American harness racing has been added to Sweden's famed Elitlopp set for next Sunday...but a plan to reunite him with his most familiar driver will not come to fruition....read on

SC Rewind: Small Town Tracks

May 23, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes a rather nostalgic look at the era of small town racing, a sort of combination history and geography session....read on

Waasmula Repeats In Preferred

May 22, 2015:

Waasmula earned her second consecutive victory in the $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace at Woodbine Racetrack with another front-end effort on Friday night....read on

City Of London Elims Continue

May 22, 2015:

The trotters were in the spotlight on Friday night as the City Of London Series eliminations continued at The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

Feelin Flush Sets New Century Record

May 23, 2015:

Feelin Flush established a new track record of 1:53 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino while winning the $10,500 Fillies & Mares Open Pace in wire-to-wire fashion for trainer/driver Travis Cullen....read on

Guess Who's Poised For Stakes Sweep?

May 22, 2015:

Friday night featured the second leg of the New Jersey Sires Stakes (NJSS) for three-year-old trotters with the fillies and colts each competing in a single $25,000 race with next week's $100,000 finals as their target....read on

Krispy Apple Wins Third Straight Open

May 22, 2015:

With the Stanley Cup playoffs down to the nitty and the gritty, it was apropos that Krispy Apple (Jason Bartlett, $3.20) would record a Friday night hat trick....read on

New Owner Program Revived

May 22, 2015:

There will be an extra buzz at Ontario racetracks this summer, as the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association renews the highly successful New Owner Mentoring Program....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

Geller Replacing Loiselle At Woodbine

May 22, 2015:

On Friday, May 22, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that Robert Geller will succeed Dan Loiselle as Woodbine's Thoroughbred race caller....read on

Campbell At Mohawk Qualifiers Again

May 22, 2015:

Mohawk Racetrack held just five qualifying dashes during its Friday, May 22 morning session, but for the second week in a row, driver John Campbell was out mixing it up over the seven-eighths-mile Campbellville oval....read on

McNairs Sponsor Charity Fun Run

May 21, 2015:

A local father-son harness racing duo is sponsoring up to 20 children to run in the upcoming Giddy Up and Gallop Kids Fun Run held at Grand River Raceway on June 12, 2015....read on

Bring A Friend Challenge Returns

May 21, 2015:

Here’s your chance to share the passion you feel for Canadian harness racing and be an ambassador for the sport! The Bring A Friend National Challenge is back for the third consecutive year and will be hosted at tracks across the country from July 9-12....read on

Grand River Open House Sunday

April 30, 2015:

Back by popular demand, Grand River Raceway will host its seventh annual backstretch Open House on Sunday, May 24. Guests are invited to drop in any time from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a rare glimpse of horse racing behind the scenes....read on

Big Guns To Taylor Memorial

May 21, 2015:

Howard Taylor has enjoyed many memorable moments in harness racing, but nothing in his past might compare to the emotions he will feel this weekend....read on

ASHA Announces Contest Winner

May 21, 2015:

What do you get when you cross Wink N Atcha with Bette Blue Chip? The cutest little filly named 'Pinkie Pie.' Pinkie Pie was the winning submission in the 2015 'Name That Foal' contest sponsored by Meridian Farms and the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association....read on

Confederation Cup Winners & Photos

May 21, 2015:

All Bets Off may have picked up the lion’s share of the purse on Sunday at Flamboro Downs, but he wasn’t the only winner on ‘Cup Day’!...read on

Inverness Qualifying Dates Announced

May 21, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved four dates for upcoming qualifying sessions at Inverness Raceway in Nova Scotia....read on

Dream Field For Invitational Trot

May 20, 2015:

“It’s like a mini Elitloppet. This would have been a top field in Elitloppet elimination, anyway. It’s going to be a great race.”...read on

Downey On N.B. Race Dates

May 20, 2015:

Horse Racing New Brunswick President Dr. Mitchell Downey has stated that live cards of pari-mutuel harness racing in the province will kick off in July, as opposed to May....read on

Notice Regarding Buprenorphine

May 20, 2015:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has issued a notice to the harness racing industry regarding buprenorphine....read on

Reminder: Zoom Spring Fever

May 20, 2015:

May’s Zoom Challenge theme is ‘Spring Fever.’ The 'I Love Canadian Horse Racing' fan club is looking for any type of horse photos that say ‘spring is here!’...read on

Modern Legend Heads To Philly

May 20, 2015:

"He’s probably started out at least as well as I would have expected for this season. I’m very happy with that."...read on

State Treasurer To Defend Title

May 19, 2015:

Defending champion State Treasurer will be back in the Forest City next Friday night (May 29) in search of an unprecedented third straight Molson Pace title as the field for this year’s $150,000 Invitational takes shape....read on

2015 Yearling Nomination Form

May 5, 2015:

Owners of yearlings eligible to be nominated to the Ontario Sires Stakes should be aware that yearling nomination forms were mailed in mid-April according to the information in the Standardbred Canada computer system at that time....read on

Fifty-Six ‘Cup’ Eligibles Remain

May 1, 2015:

The Pepsi North America Cup is less than two months away and the connections of 56 sophomore pacing colts and geldings have made the latest sustaining payment to keep their three-year-old on the ‘Cup’ trail....read on

Racing In Ontario's 2015 Budget

April 23, 2015:

On Thursday, Ontario's Finance Minister Charles Souza released the 2015 Budget. While the province's horse racing industry wasn't referenced in terms of an increase or decrease to funding, the Budget did hint to other proposed changes....read on

2015 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 21, 2015:

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 racing....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

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

Up To Date With '15 Eligibility Fees?

December 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2015 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2015....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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