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Autumn Series Mania At Woodbine

October 24, 2014:

Two-year-olds found themselves in the spotlight Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack as the Autumn Series got underway for trotting and pacing colts and geldings....read on

It's Miller Time!

October 23, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway’s stakes-stuffed Saturday night program has all the required-by-law ingredients....read on

'Trini' Triumphant In Vernon Feature

October 23, 2014:

Despite finding herself in constant battle, Southwind Trini proved unwavering in Thursday night's $10,000 Fillies and Mares Open-Preferred Pace at Vernon Downs, capping a driving hat trick for Jim Marohn, Jr....read on

Can I Say Matches Flamboro Record

October 23, 2014:

The track record for older trotting mares was matched by Can I Say during Thursday evening’s card at Flamboro Downs thanks to her 1:56.1 performance in the $11,000 Preferred 2 for trotters....read on

Harrington Wraps Up Meet

October 23, 2014:

Harrington Raceway’s 68th season of live harness racing came to an end Thursday evening....read on

Newcomer Wins Charlottetown Feature

October 23, 2014:

The Big Bite, with Mike Stevenson in the bike, came flying late to nail pacesetter Forever Paradise in a photo finish for win in the feature race Thursday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Dealt A Winner On A Roll

October 23, 2014:

In five of his six starts, Dealt A Winner has been dealt a winning hand....read on

New Territory For Commander Crowe

October 23, 2014:

"We hope for the best. In Europe we know the track, we know what to do. But in America, we don’t know so much. We don’t know the track, we don’t know which (post) is the best; it’s a little new to us. If it’s a race in France or Scandinavia, I could say, yes, that’s good. We’ll see.”...read on

Rewarding Return To Fall Four Finals

October 23, 2014:

On Saturday, Governor's Cup elimination winner Pierce Hanover will give trainer and co-owner Ken Sucee a second serious shot at a Fall Four Final win. This time around, he'll be able to enjoy the race in person and in full health....read on

Douglas ‘Doug’ Hyatt Passes

October 23, 2014:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Standardbred owner Douglas ‘Doug’ Hyatt of Milton, Ont. passed away peacefully this morning (Thursday, October 23) surrounded by family at the Ian Anderson House hospice in Oakville, Ont. He was 81....read on

Maven, Sweet Lou Win Qualifiers

October 23, 2014:

After suffering back-to-back losses for the first time since March, pacing powerhouse Sweet Lou put in a Thursday morning tightener ahead of a possible stakes test next Friday....read on

Angels Ransom Victorious At Freehold

October 23, 2014:

Angels Ransom, the runner-up in his last three starts, got up at the wire for a neck victory in the $7,000 third leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes – Green Acres for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings on Thursday, October 23 at Freehold Raceway....read on

More Motions Filed Over Sports Betting

October 23, 2014:

It has been reported that he New Jersey Attorney General’s office, the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and a group representing the state’s Thoroughbred horsepeople filed motions on Wednesday (October 22) in regard to the Monmouth Park’s ability to offer legal wagering on sporting events effective this Sunday (October 26)....read on

Noren Discusses Centurion ATM

October 23, 2014:

On Friday, October 24, world champion colt Centurion ATM travels to Vernon Downs to headline three divisions of the Simpson Stakes for two-year-old trotters....read on

Jockey Suing Track Over Accident

October 23, 2014:

Representatives for a jockey that was seriously injured during a Thoroughbred race have filed a lawsuit against the racetrack. According to the lawsuit, track officials failed to prevent an in-race ‘attack’ by a fellow rider....read on

Nuncio Seeks His Second 'Jewel'

October 22, 2014:

“Father Patrick, he’s [Wayne] Gretzky or Michael Jordan. There’s no effort. Nuncio really has to work at it to be what he is. The other one, he’s just got it. But Nuncio has got a hell of an attitude; a great attitude.”...read on

Final Exhibition Park Card Saturday

October 23, 2014:

Horse Racing New Brunswick will host the province’s final live racing card of the season at Exhibition Park Raceway on Saturday, October 25. First-race post time for the six-dash card is 2 p.m. and a number of special events will be taking place....read on

‘Stable Stars’ Contest Announced

October 23, 2014:

Are you looking for a fun-filled way to take part in the upcoming Harrisburg sale?...read on

Update: Harness The Hope On Friday

October 22, 2014:

The Raceway at the Western Fair District will host its ninth annual Harness The Hope Night this Friday with proceeds going to benefit the Breast Cancer Society of Canada....read on

2014 Stallion Reports Due

October 6, 2014:

A reminder and notice to stallion owners that stallion reports for Canadian stallions can now be completed online....read on

Youth Foundation Reveals Auction Items

October 22, 2014:

Attendees at the Harrisburg sale will have the chance to bid on, not one, but two lots to assist the Harness Horse Youth Foundation with expenses related to its educational programs....read on

A Living Legend Is Turning 100

October 22, 2014:

On Halloween this year while children and the ‘young at heart’ will be out trick or treating in the neighborhoods, an unsung hero in the sport of harness racing will be celebrating his 100th birthday....read on

Rideau Race Date Amendments

October 22, 2014:

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that its director has approved Rideau Carleton Raceway Holdings Ltd.’s application for 2014/2015 race date amendments for Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Creatine Sharp Heading Into Derby

October 22, 2014:

“He was a victim, I think, of the way things are set up this year with no four-year-old races starting out. His very first start we went to Scioto Downs and raced against Market Share and Modern Family and then right into Sebastian K, who was on a serious roll at the time. He had a time getting his feet underneath him.”...read on

Instant Racing Partnership In Kentucky

October 22, 2014:

It has been announced that the Red Mile and the Keeneland Association have agreed, through a new joint venture, to consolidate their efforts around historical racing in Fayette County into the development of a single facility....read on

Irish Harness Racing Industry Profiled

October 22, 2014:

Heather Vitale is well known in North American harness racing for her energetic promotion of Standardbred racing and her weekly ‘Post Time’ show that promotes harness racing at Dover Downs, Harrington Raceway and Ocean Downs. Vitale made the trek to Ireland this past summer and has shed some light on the sulky sport on the island....read on

Eric McNutt Passes

October 22, 2014:

Standardbred horseman Eric Charles McNutt passed away peacefully on Friday, October 17 at The Dorothy Ley Hospice....read on

Waples Tribute Night Auction Online

October 20, 2014:

The online auction component of the Keith & Ron Waples Tribute Night is now live with a multitude of stellar items....read on

Stakes Galore At Yonkers Saturday

October 21, 2014:

Post positions have been procured for Yonkers Raceway’s stakes-stuffed Saturday night program, which features more than $1.5 million in purses for the five features, a $20,000 guaranteed all-stakes-race Pick 5 pool and a free t-shirt while supplies last....read on

Fall Four Highlights Big Woodbine Card

October 21, 2014:

The finest two-year-olds in harness racing will take centre stage this Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack, as the Fall Four Stakes highlight a $2.1-million card....read on

Gingras On Lyons Again, Fall Four

October 21, 2014:

After guiding Lyons Again to his first career win in his Governor’s Cup elimination at Woodbine last weekend, driver Yannick Gingras believes it is just the start for the two-year-old male pacer....read on

Maven To Burke Barn

October 21, 2014:

Of all the older racehorse divisions, trainer Ron Burke's stable certainly doesn't boast the power in the older trotting mare class that he does in the older pacing mare and older horse & gelding ranks. That is about to change....read on

McNairs Top OSS Standings

October 21, 2014:

For the third straight year, trainer Gregg McNair has topped the Ontario Sires Stakes' standings on the training side. This year, he's joined by his son -- driver Doug McNair -- for a father-son sweep....read on

Last Call! ID Technician In P.E.I.

October 20, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island for the final time this year on Monday, October 27, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Carving Her Own Path

October 20, 2014:

In the midst of a four-day run, in which he won a slew of major stakes races at various tracks across North America, Hall of Fame trainer Jimmy Takter put aside his own accomplishments to heap praise on his daughter, Nancy Johansson....read on

Alibi Seelster Tops Mixed Sale

October 19, 2014:

Talented pacing filly Alibi Seelster fetched the highest price at Sunday's 2014 Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale....read on

Offering Advice For New Owners

October 19, 2014:

Trainers and drivers with experience owning racehorses share their honest advice for owners looking to get into harness racing in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

SC Rewind: Shining The Silver Tray

October 18, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a special silver tray that has been in his family for many years and also traces the origins of silver items being awarded as prizes for sporting events....read on

Seeking Calendar Contributions

October 15, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing's Fan Club Team is publishing a 2015 calendar on the 'Heart of Harness Racing' with the support of several associations and racetracks across the country and we need your contributions....read on

What Were You Doing In 1974?

October 13, 2014:

This December, Trot Magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary! To help Trot celebrate, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is looking for interesting stories and anecdotes about what you were doing in harness racing in 1974 -- 40 years ago....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

Take Somebeachsomewhere With You!

August 6, 2014:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the commemoration of Somebeachsomewhere and a monumental day in harness racing on SC’s new BMO Mastercard....read on

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


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