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Familiar Faces Top Leaderboard

March 1, 2015:

The battles continue atop the trainer and driver standings as two months of the 2015 Canadian harness racing season have now concluded....read on

Chaplaincy Adds Luck Be Withyou

March 1, 2015:

The latest headliner to join John Fielding’s 2014 Dan Patch winner Shake It Cerry and 21 others in the "Stable That God Loves" in support of the Standardbred Chaplaincy of Canada is 2013 Breeders Crown winner Luck Be Withyou, owned by Toronto horseman John Craig....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

Jetcrest Prevails In Flamboro Preferred

March 1, 2015:

Jetcrest held off favourites Excellence and Lexis D J to win the $7,500 Preferred 3 Trot on Saturday night at Flamboro Downs, completing a driving triple for Paul MacKenzie....read on

Duc Dorleans Wraps Up Perfect Month

March 1, 2015:

They threw everything but the kitchen sink at Duc Dorleans at Pompano Park on Saturday night, but this five-year-old son of Shanghai Phil was most certainly up to the task as he scored a three-peat victory in 1:52.1 for Donald Dupont in the $13,500 Open Pace....read on

Winter Series Finals Contested At Big M

March 1, 2015:

A trio of Winter Series Finals that were a part of the Saturday card that had to be cancelled due to weather last week, went postward tonight at The Meadowlands. The Sonsam, Burning Point and Charles Singer Memorial Finals were the feature events on the 13-race program....read on

Dube Sweeps Yonkers Opens

February 28, 2015:

Dan Dube (that's right, him again) shamelessly hogged Yonkers Raceway's Saturday night glory with Michaels Power ($6.80) and eight-hole assigned Not Afraid ($3)....read on

Dunn Crowned World Champion

February 28, 2015:

New Zealand's Dexter Dunn was officially crowned the 2015 World Driving Champion after closing out the 20-heat international harness driving challenge with one final victory on Sunday, March 1 at Tabcorp Park Menangle in Australia during the Inter Dominion Grand Final card....read on

Filion Wins Five At Woodbine

February 28, 2015:

Driver Sylvain Filion dominated Woodbine Racetrack's Saturday night card, winning half of the evening's 10 races, including the featured $34,000 Preferred Pace....read on

Neat Lowers Miami Valley Record

February 28, 2015:

Some very quick miles highlighted the Saturday night program at Miami Valley Raceway, including a four-year-old track record 1:51.1 clocking by Neat in an $11,000 top conditioned pace....read on

Harness Racing's Flying Drivers

February 28, 2015:

"It's exhilarating. He brings you down fast, and that's the best part. You get that feeling in your chest like you're going over a big hill or dropping out of a roller coaster. It was a lot of fun."...read on

SC Rewind: Mohawk's Neighbourhood

February 28, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the impact of establishing Mohawk Racetrack on the surrounding area....read on

Rubis Prescott Upsets In Preferred

February 27, 2015:

Sent postward as the longest shot on the board, Rubis Prescott was a 12-1 surprise winner as she closed late into the win photo of Friday night's $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Winzel Circles Preferred Trotters

February 27, 2015:

Veteran trotter Winzel turned in a big effort going from last to first with Nick Steward aboard to pull off a mild 6-1 upset in the $11,000 Preferred 2 Handicap early Friday night at The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

Choper Reappointed To Racing Board

February 28, 2015:

California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced on Friday that Jesse Choper, 79, of Orinda, has been reappointed to the California Horse Racing Board, where he has served since 2006....read on

Carolsideal Continues Perfect Season

February 27, 2015:

Freakishly-formful favourite Carolsideal (Dan Dube, $5.80) continued her roll Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $35,000 featured Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Pair Of Opens Featured At Meadowlands

February 28, 2015:

The Meadowlands offered twin $30,000 Open features on a brisk late February, Friday night....read on

Wilder's Week Heats Up

February 27, 2015:

Mike Wilder continued his hot streak Friday at The Meadows, winning six times — including five straight — on the 12-race card. It was the second time this week he won as many as five races on a single program....read on

Meadowlands Statement On Simulcasting

February 27, 2015:

Meadowlands Racetrack issued a statement on Friday evening (Feb. 27) regarding the ongoing simulcasting dispute between Monarch Content Management Company and the MidAtlantic Cooperative LLC....read on

Meadowlands Qualifiers Move To Fridays

February 27, 2015:

Beginning with March 6, Meadowlands Racetrack qualifiers will be held on Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. until further notice....read on

The Lighter Side Of The Tour

February 27, 2015:

It's all competition on the track, but away from the World Driving Championship there is an abundance of camaraderie....read on

Driving A Dream

February 27, 2015:

Every day, Susan Karrel has the privilege of being reminded that dreams do matter. As President of the Nova Scotia Driving Society and owner of a horse who bears an inspirational name, she knows what it means to be living a dream....read on

Meeting Set For New Brunswick

February 27, 2015:

Officials with the New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association (NBSBOA) have announced a date for the organization's Annual General Meeting....read on

Clements, James Support Can-Am

February 27, 2015:

The Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo, Canada's largest equine education and promotional event, welcomes industry veterans Norm Clements and Ed James as supporters of the show....read on

Equine Herpes Warning For Ontario

February 27, 2015:

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), in Ontario....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Date Set

February 13, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the details surrounding the 2015 edition of the Canadian Yearling Sale, with entries now being accepted....read on

Last Call: Hall Of Fame Nominations

February 27, 2015:

Is there a horse or person that you think should be added to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2015? Someone who should join such racing icons as Northern Dancer, Somebeachsomewhere, John Campbell, or Sandy Hawley?...read on

Amended Dates For Ontario Tracks

February 25, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that the Hanover Raceway application for amendment to the track’s 2015 race date schedule has been approved. The ORC also announced that Great Canadian Gaming Corporation has requested approval for a variance to the 2015 race-date schedules at Flamboro Downs and Georgian Downs....read on

Sedins Looking To Tackle Stakes

February 24, 2015:

The North American harness racing aspirations of Daniel and Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks have been profiled in an extensive piece for ESPN....read on

Are There Too Many Records?

February 22, 2015:

Trainers and drivers discuss the breakdown of speed records in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Ont. Breeders Win Document Access

February 10, 2015:

The group of Ontario's Standardbred breeders currently engaged in legal proceedings against the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. (OLG) recently received a decision in their favour from the province's Superior Court....read on

Standardbred Canada Election Results

February 9, 2015:

On Friday, February 6, Standardbred Canada elected its Officers & Executive Committee for 2015....read on

2014 O’Brien Award Winners

February 7, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the winners of the 2014 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s champions in harness racing over the past season. The annual Black Tie Gala was held Saturday, February 7 in Mississauga, Ontario, at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre....read on

Here Come The Foals Of 2015

January 30, 2015:

As the calendar approaches the end of January, more and more of harness racing's future stars will be hitting the ground and taking their first steps....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

Updated Stallion Info Required

November 25, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners and lessees to submit their updated 2015 stallions for the online stallion directory....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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