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MB Fair Circuit, In Photos

July 28, 2015:

It is safe to say that the majority of the participants in the Canadian harness racing industry have never been able to experience Manitoba’s Standardbred fair scene. It’s not a new thing – it’s been active for decades – but photographer Colin Corneau has captured some of the circuit’s moments in a solid little gallery....read on

Connections Discuss Filly’s ‘Spirit’

July 28, 2015:

“When you can get a trotting filly that can finish in a mile in 26 (seconds) flat, that’s pretty special. She can kick to another gear and accelerate through the wire. It’s going to take a good filly to beat her. You better be able to come at the end of the mile or she’s going to come and get her.”...read 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 online....read on

Adios Field Ready To Rumble

July 28, 2015:

Dudes The Man, who finished a fast-closing third in his elimination, has been installed as the 5-2 morning line favourite for this Saturday’s $400,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids, Presented by Coors Light, at the Meadows....read on

More Steps Forward In Michigan

July 28, 2015:

It has been reported that on Tuesday, July 28 the Michigan Gaming Control Board issued a two-year racing licence for the fairgrounds in Jackson County, which last hosted live harness racing back in 2009....read on

Durkin-Owned Trotter Retired

July 28, 2015:

Coraggioso, the New York Sire Stakes colt trotting champion of 2012, has been retired, according to owners Tom Durkin and Joe Spadaro....read on

Flashback To First International Trot

July 28, 2015:

The year was 1959. Interest in harness racing was at its zenith. Those in the forefront felt that the sport should have international flavour. Since Europe only offered races for trotters, it seemed natural that the powers behind such an international event would look across the pond to find the best trotters and bring them to race against the best that the United States and Canada had to offer....read on

Two-Year-Olds Aplenty At Summerside

July 28, 2015:

The spotlight will be on the future stars of the Maritimes racing scene when the two-year-old fillies and colts strut their stuff Wednesday at Red Shores’ Summerside Raceway....read on

July's Zoom Poll Now Open!

July 28, 2015:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received some fantastic submissions for July’s theme of “Friends At The Races”. Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit their pictures; now it’s poll time!....read on

Hambo Charity Casino Night Nears

July 28, 2015:

The fourth annual Hambletonian Post Position Draw & Charity Casino Night will be held on Monday, August 3 at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, NJ following the Hambletonian post position draw....read on

Hoosier Announces Four Series

July 28, 2015:

Officials with Hoosier Park have announced the details of four overnight series that will be raced in conjunction with the track’s Dan Patch weekend....read on

Stage Set For 'Battles' In Elora

July 27, 2015:

Grand River Raceway is just one week away from hosting its biggest card of the year, but in order to have that ‘monster matinee’ an elimination round was needed to determine the finalists for the main events....read on

Maxwell’s Pupil On Cruise ‘Control’

July 27, 2015:

Three lifetime starts and three lifetime wins is the story behind freshman pacer Control The Moment, who captured Tuesday’s lone division in the second leg of the Dream Maker Series at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Anna-Liisa Ropponen Passes

July 27, 2015:

Harness racing industry participant Anna-Liisa Ropponen of Rockwood, Ont. passed away suddenly at her residence on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the age of 38....read on

Smaller Breeder Discusses Big Night

July 27, 2015:

“For a breeder, there is nothing more satisfying than seeing a horse you've raised go on to do well for its new owner. It is a years-long process with many pitfalls along the way.”...read on

Director Application Deadline Extended

July 27, 2015:

The Ontario Standardbred Horsepersons' Association (OSHA) has announced that it has extended the deadline for applications to be a director of the new provincial horsepersons' association....read on

Hambletonian Oaks Attracts 16

July 27, 2015:

On Monday, July 27, sixteen fillies were entered to contest the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks, the filly division of the Hambletonian....read on

It's Time To Stand Out

July 27, 2015:

"Just like the beverage companies have realized long ago, shelf space, appearance and promotion matters."....read on // continuer à lire

Mission: Hambletonian

July 26, 2015:

When the field is drawn Monday morning for the Hambletonian Oaks, Mission Brief’s name won’t be among the entries. On Sunday night, trainer Ron Burke confirmed to the Meadowlands Racetrack that his star three-year-old filly will take on the boys in the 90th Hambletonian on Saturday, August 8....read on

Fallout From Closure Of Showplace

July 26, 2015:

"It started with a four paragraph announcement, and it sent shockwaves through the racing industry in New Jersey."...read on

Hes Watching Retired

July 25, 2015:

Hes Watching, one of harness racing’s most brilliant performers of recent times, has been retired....read on

SC Rewind: Memories Of Thorncliffe

July 25, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a memorable milestone from 65 years ago which was 1950. That year witnessed the opening of Thorncliffe Raceway in the Don Valley area of suburban Toronto after being closed for decades....read on

ORC: Iron-Dextran Not licensed For Use

July 24, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) reminds the racing industry that a basic aspect of good medication control is ensuring that you only use products that are properly manufactured and clearly labelled, and that have been obtained from an authorized distributor....read on

Reminder: Ont. Cobalt Testing In Aug.

July 24, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) issued a Notice to the Industry on June 3, 2015 advising that Ontario will begin testing for cobalt with a threshold of 50ng/ml in blood, as of August 1, 2015....read on

Roberts Returns To Great Canadian

July 23, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that Chris Roberts will be stepping down from his position as General Manager of Racing & Gaming at Northlands for a position with his former employer -- Great Canadian Gaming Corporation....read on

Win A Pair Of Hall Of Fame Tickets!

July 22, 2015:

Would you like to attend the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction ceremony? Here’s your chance!...read on

A Cup Tale

July 22, 2015:

Sometimes a moment in life touches you. Sometimes it happens years after the fact through tears and sadness....read on // continuer à lire

Harness Racing Helps Alyssa Selman

July 22, 2015:

This weekend the harness racing industry in Manitoba will show its support for Alyssa Selman, an injured thoroughbred rider whose story has received international media attention....read on

Horse Owners Giving Back

July 21, 2015:

What started as a conversation between two guys at a BBQ who were both involved in harness racing has blossomed into a fund raiser for one of Canada's top children's hospitals....read on

Gallinger Resigns From SC

July 17, 2015:

John Gallinger, President and CEO of Standardbred Canada, today announced that he has resigned from his position to pursue other interests, effective immediately....read on

CPMA Statement On Positive Tests

July 8, 2015:

On Wednesday, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) issued a statement regarding recent positive tests for Oxilofrine....read on

Notice Of By-Law #2 Amendment Vote

July 2, 2015:

Pursuant to By-Law #1, Article 11 and Regulation #1, Article 6, amendments to By-Law #2 are being proposed for ratification by Standardbred Canada Breeder Members. The Breeder Members on the Standardbred Canada Board of Directors are in support of all of the proposed amendments and recommend approval....read on

Stallion Report Reminder

July 2, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is announcing that the 2015 Reports of Mares Bred (stallion reports) will not be mailed out this year....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

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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