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Voelz Hanover Prevails In Preferred

August 1, 2014:

Lights Go Out sprinted by millionairess Voelz Hanover for her first victory in the $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred class at Mohawk Racetrack on July 18, but Voelz Hanover was ready for the late-closer in their Friday, August 1 rematch....read on

Gingras Vies For Hambletonian Glory

August 1, 2014:

North America's leading driver Yannick Gingras has grown to become one of the sport's go-to reinsmen when big money is on the line and this Saturday he will have an opportunity of a lifetime as he vies his first victory in harness racing's richest trotting race with the morning line favourite....read on

Strangles Reported In P.E.I.

August 1, 2014:

Officials with Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission have announced that there have been two confirmed cases of Strangles in yearlings at a farm in western P.E.I....read on

SC Main Office Closure Notice

August 1, 2014:

Please note that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed all day on Monday, August 4 in observation of the Civic Holiday....read on

Industry Day Handicapping Challenge

August 1, 2014:

There’s nothing like a handicapping contest to top off what already promises to be an exciting event at Grand River Raceway on Industry Day...read on

Grand River Feature To Falcor Bluestone

August 2, 2014:

Falcor Bluestone persevered from the pocket with broken equipment in Friday's featured $7,000 Preferred 3 Trot at Grand River Raceway....read on

Canadian Roots For Hambo Hopefuls

August 1, 2014:

Take a closer look at the maternal side of this year's Hambletonian contenders and a strong representation of the Canadian breeding industry is revealed....read on

Dead-Heat In Duenna

August 2, 2014:

Donatella Hanover and My Inspiration finished in a dead-heat for the win on Friday night in the $30,000 Duenna Stakes for three-year-old trotting fillies at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment....read on

Final Quebec Series Prelims Sunday

August 2, 2014:

The Hippodrome 3R will have a special Sunday night race program this weekend in honour of Civic Holiday on Monday. The 7 p.m. first post harness racing card will be highlighted by the final preliminary round of the $400,000 Quebec-Bred Series for three-year-old trotters and pacers....read on

Brennan & Burke Sweep Yonkers Opens

August 1, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway’s Friday night $44,000 co-featured Open Handicaps -- for distaff pacers and everybody-into-the-pool trotters -- were won by wagering choices Camille (George Brennan, $2.90) and Theraputic (Brennan again, $4)....read on

Favourites Deliver In New York Stakes

August 1, 2014:

Welcomed by perfect weather and a racing strip that was yielding warp speed, the New York bred three-year-old trotting colts and geldings brought their “A” game and put on quite a show for the burgeoning trackside audience at Batavia Downs on Friday....read on

Inittowinafortune Repeats At Tioga

August 1, 2014:

A powerful :26.2 third quarter propelled Michael Pagonas's Inittowinafortune ($4.20) to back-to-back Open class wins at Tioga Downs, taking the $14,000 Fillies and Mares Open on Friday (August 1) evening by a geared down three lengths....read on

Evil Urges Takes Open Trot At Vernon

August 1, 2014:

Evil Urges rode an aggressive move on the far turn to victory in the $10,000 Open 1 Handicap Trot at Vernon Downs on Friday night....read on

Fraser Partners With Sophie's Place

August 1, 2014:

Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino officially recognized Sophie's Place Child Advocacy Centre and The Centre for Child Development as its signature charitable partner during a special presentation ceremony that took place on Monday, July 28 at the Centre in Surrey, B.C....read on

Marquee Match Up In Eliminations

August 1, 2014:

Sunday (August 3) afternoon's second Empire Breeders Classic elimination for New York-sired three-year-old pacing colts and geldings will shape up to be a clash of the titans, with classic winners Hes Watching and JK Endofanera squaring off in the 10th race on the card....read on

Glamour Boys Anchor Signature Cards

August 1, 2014:

Anyone who enjoys watching harness racing will be in heaven this weekend. The Meadowlands is hosting the always outstanding Hambletonian Day tomorrow while two Ontario racetracks, Hanover and Grand River, will showcase their signature races with talent laden cards over the following two days....read on

CBS Sports To Broadcast Hambletonian

August 1, 2014:

CBS Sports Network will present a 90-minute high-definition live broadcast from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (EDT) of America’s Trotting Classic, the $1.2 million Hambletonian, from the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Saturday, Aug. 2. The 24-hour home of CBS Sports has been the home of the Hambletonian since 2012....read on

Regil Elektra Edges Favourite At Philly

August 1, 2014:

The Friday feature at Harrah's Philadelphia was a winners over $25,000 lifetime pace for fillies and mares. The public pledged their support to last week's winner, Summertime Lea, despite the post shift from number one to number eight....read on

Archangel Ready To Roll

August 1, 2014:

"Whether I would have gone by or not, we’ll never know, and the record is his. But my horse was going to trot 1:49 too.”...read on

Woodstock Results To Be Delayed

August 1, 2014:

Trot Insider has learned that there will be a delay in getting the results from tonight’s card (Friday, August 1) at the Woodstock Fair in New Brunswick up onto the Standardbred Canada website....read on

Southern Allie Rallies In Meadows Feature

August 2, 2014:

Trailing by five lengths at the half, Southern Allie followed cover and charged through the lane to earn his second straight victory in Friday’s $15,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life Pace at The Meadows....read on

Steacy's Hopes For A 'Harpertonian'

August 1, 2014:

The lone Ontario-sired horse competing in Saturday’s Hambletonian, Harper Blue Chip, will be racing for glory for himself as well as Mark Steacy, his Landsdowne, Ont.-based trainer....read on

Spud Island Classic To Kick Off

August 1, 2014:

It's time for Dirt Track Momma to defend her Spud Island Classic title during Old Home Week. The first leg of the series for Open mares starts Saturday (August 2) at Red Shores' Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Record Holder Returning To Summerside

August 1, 2014:

Fresh off his track record performance of 1: 53 in the Governor's Plate, D Gs Camme will return to the same spot it all happened on Sunday afternoon....read on

Fredericton To Race Holiday Monday

August 1, 2014:

Horse Racing New Brunswick will carry on a long-standing tradition of harness racing in the province on Monday (August 4) with a 10-dash card at Fredericton Raceway....read on

Svanstedt Stacked For Saturday

July 31, 2014:

“This is four weeks [of racing] in a row and he’s never done that before. It’s very different for him. But I’m not worried because he felt so good in the last race.”...read on

Campbell Ready For First ‘Battle’

July 31, 2014:

On Monday afternoon at Grand River Raceway, John Campbell will attempt to scratch one more stakes race off the very short list of ones he’s never won when he heads to post for the 17th edition of the Battle of Waterloo with Go Daddy Go....read on

Commission Rules On Creighton Appeal

July 31, 2014:

On Thursday, July 31, the Ontario Racing Commission announced its ruling in regard to an appeal by horseman Dan Creighton....read on

Daughter To Defeat Father?

July 31, 2014:

“We’re both very competitive. I think deep down inside, if somebody beats him he would want it to be me. But it’s really deep down because he really wants to win first himself.”...read on

Pottie Appointed In Nova Scotia

July 31, 2014:

The Nova Scotia Government has announced that Stephen Pottie has been named the new general manager of the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition in Truro and that he will be starting the job immediately....read on

Western Vintage Looking To Strike

July 31, 2014:

If all the pieces fall into place, the connections of Western Vintage could be sipping champagne on Saturday....read on

Look Sharp Passes

July 31, 2014:

Hagemeyer Farms has announced with sadness and a heavy heart that stallion Look Sharp has passed away at the age of 31....read on

Living The Dream With "The Captain"

July 31, 2014:

"Sweet Lou has been very good, but I don’t fear him. My feeling is that 'Captain' is improving in each race and will continue to improve. He needs to get lucky at the draw and you always need racing luck, that’s a given."...read on

Royal Ice Hot Heading Into Hambo

July 31, 2014:

“They are going much faster and I don’t take much stock in that. I like the fact that he’s a horse that’s very willing and wants to go."...read on

Best Of Show At Grand River

July 31, 2014:

Caretakers of horses competing in Grand River Raceway’s 24th annual Industry Day celebration on August 4 stand to win $500 in the track’s annual Best of Show showdown....read on

Hall Of Fame Gala Sold Out

July 31, 2014:

It has been announced that tickets for the upcoming Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner on August 6 are now sold out....read on

Flamboro Training Information

July 31, 2014:

Officials from Flamboro Downs have announced that the track will be open for training starting Tuesday, August 5, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon....read on

Newfoundland Post Time Changes

July 31, 2014:

Officials with the St. John's Racing & Entertainment Centre in Newfoundland would like to remind all horsepeople and fans of post time changes for three upcoming race cards – the first of which is this weekend....read on

Updated: Racing At Pugwash Saturday

July 30, 2014:

Trot Insider has received updated information regarding the program of live racing that will take place this Saturday (August 2) at Sport Pugwash in Nova Scotia....read on

Clarence Levan Passes

July 31, 2014:

Standardbred breeder/owner Clarence A. Levan, 78, of Lebanon, Ohio, passed away on July 29 in Franklin, Ohio....read on

ZOOM Poll Now Open!

July 29, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club would like to thank everyone who submitted photos for July’s It’s Post Time Photography Challenge which asked our Fan Club members to submit photos that featured racing action - a horse warming up, racing, or in the winner’s circle that captured the anticipation and the excitement of a horse race....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Catalogue Online

July 27, 2014:

Pedigrees for the 2014 Canadian Yearling Sale are now available online....read on

World Record A Matter Of Time

July 30, 2014:

"I’m sure Ronnie is going to come to me one of these days under the right conditions and say to go ahead and shatter the world record. And then I will.”...read on

Steady Warrior Tops McNair Sale

July 30, 2014:

Three-year-old pacing colt Steady Warrior fetched the highest price at Tuesday's McNair Mixed Sale at Grand River Raceway....read on

Hambletonian 'Dream' Come True

July 30, 2014:

“At the start of this year, we didn’t really know how good he would be and every week he got better. He’s earned his way there; you don’t get too many opportunities like this.”...read on

Posts Set For 2014 Hambletonian

July 29, 2014:

Despite returning to the heat format in 2013, this year's Hambletonian will be a one-race race for all the cash as 11 three-year-olds have entered Saturday's prestigious event....read on

Hambletonian Pop Quiz

July 27, 2014:

Trainers and drivers are put to the test in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature on Hambletonian trivia....read on

SC Rewind: On Bill Galvin

July 26, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith reflects on the long and interesting career of soon-to-be Hall of Famer Bill Galvin....read on

NDC Field Confirmed

July 4, 2014:

On Tuesday, August 26, eight of Canada’s best drivers will compete in eight races during a single card of racing. One man will claim victory and the honour of representing Canada on the world driving stage in Australia next year. The question is, who?...read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 1, 2014:

Results are now available for Trot Magazine's 2014 Fantasy Stable; to view the leaderboard...click here

Update On Animal Pedigree Act

May 2, 2014:

Representatives of Standardbred Canada were present at the annual meeting of the Canadian Livestock Records Corporation in Calgary, Alta....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

Job Opening At SC

July 14, 2014:

There is an immediate part-time position available in the Member Services area of Standardbred Canada....read on


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