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Stakes Record For Stubborn Belle

August 28, 2014:

Stubborn Belle has had her fair share of ups and downs this season, with Thursday evening’s trip to Mohawk Racetrack an effort that falls into the ‘ups’ category....read on

Burke Loaded For Bear In ‘Derby’

August 29, 2014:

Only once during his current 10-race win streak has Sweet Lou trailed other horses at the halfway point, but trainer Ron Burke wouldn’t mind seeing it happen again in Saturday’s $634,000 Canadian Pacing Derby (CPD) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Vernon's Feature To Love You Bye

August 28, 2014:

It took an exciting stretch drive for Love You Bye to pick up her third win in the last four starts at Vernon Downs in Thursday’s $10,000 feature....read on

Green Acres Score For Mountain Top

August 28, 2014:

Mountain Top drew off to a length and three-quarter victory, besting a trio of Ray Schnittker trainees in Thursday afternoon's $7,000 first leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes – Green Acres for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings, the third race and opening day feature at Freehold Raceway....read on

Holiday Matinee In New Brunswick

August 28, 2014:

Horse Racing New Brunswick will host its annual Labour Day program at Fredericton Raceway on Monday, September 1st at 12 p.m....read on

Hoosier To Celebrate 20th Anniversary

August 28, 2014:

Twenty years of racing history will come alive on Friday, August 29 when the doors open at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in honour of the tracks’ 20th anniversary of live racing....read on

Grassroots Champ Wins Philly Feature

August 28, 2014:

A strong field of square gaiters faced the gate in a $30,000 conditioned trot Thursday afternoon at Harrah's Philadelphia, and the wagering public put their support into millionaire trotter Uncle Peter despite post eight....read on

Hall Of Fame Duo Aim For Metro

August 28, 2014:

When John Campbell turns Go Daddy Go to the gate in the $667,000 Metro Pace final Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack, he’s hoping it will prove to be another successful chapter in a partnership with trainer Bob McIntosh of LaSalle, Ont. that goes back nearly 40 years....read on

McWicked To Rebound Friday?

August 28, 2014:

When the Meadows hosts Friday’s final preliminary leg of the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes for three-year-old colt and gelding pacers, it may seem like 'Act 2' of the 2014 Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids, Presented by Coors Light....read on

Kawartha Training Schedule Change

August 28, 2014:

Officials with Kawartha Downs have announced changes to the track's training schedule next month due to the NASCAR race on September 20....read on

Leamington Meet Discussion On Radio

August 28, 2014:

Trot Insider has learned that the Lakeshore Horse Racing Association’s upcoming meet of live racing at Leamington Raceway will be a topic of discussion this Saturday (August 30) on mainstream radio....read on

Grand River Adds Conditions

August 28, 2014:

Grand River Raceway has recently added two conditions to the previously posted condition sheet for Wednesday, September 3....read on

Campbell Reunites With Mack Lobell

August 28, 2014:

Driver John Campbell is back in the U.S. after a visit last week to Solvalla Racetrack in Sweden for the ‘Legends’ race in which he competed alongside renowned drivers of Europe. While there, he was reunited with 1987 and 1988 Horse of the Year Mack Lobell, with whom he won the Hambletonian and the Elitlopp when the horse was four, a feat never duplicated before or since....read on

Strong Blooded Horse Summer Sale

August 28, 2014:

Optimism abounded at the Blooded Horse Summer Sale, which took place on August 25 and 26. The edition of the sale proved to be the best in its 58-year history....read on

“He’s Going To Be Tough To Beat”

August 28, 2014:

“I expect him to go his race and if Father Patrick does beat him, he’s going to be tough to beat.”...read on

Blockbuster Labour Day At Tioga

August 28, 2014:

Eight top three-year-old pacers will contest the first jewel of pacing's Triple Crown, the 60th Cane Pace, and nine top drivers will contest the second half of the Vernon/Tioga Drivers' Championship on a blockbuster Labour Day (Monday, September 1) card at Tioga Downs....read on

Stalemate In Ohio

August 28, 2014:

On Wednesday, August 27, the Ohio State Racing Commission put Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park and the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association on notice that it is prepared to set a purse percentage for video lottery terminals if the two parties don’t hammer out a deal, and fast....read on

Road To The Prix D’Ete – Part 2

August 28, 2014:

It’s hard to believe, but in just three and a half weeks it will be time for the greatest race in recent Quebec harness racing history, the $250,000 Prix D’Ete....read on

"All A Track Has To Do Is Ask"

August 28, 2014:

The Meadows’ legendary harness racing announcer Roger Huston has explained how easy it is for other tracks to get him to call the action at their establishments....read on

Report: Running Aces To Cut Wages

August 28, 2014:

It has been reported that management with the Running Aces Harness Park in Minnesota has allegedly sent a letter to the track’s employees stating that potential wage cuts are on the way....read on

New Leadership At Churchill Downs Inc.

August 28, 2014:

It has been announced that William C. Carstanjen is the new chief executive officer at Churchill Downs Inc., effective immediately....read on

Ohio Racino Officially Opens

August 28, 2014:

A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Thursday morning (August 28) at Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway. The event signaled the official opening of the Ohio racino, which will see its inaugural meet of live harness racing kick off on October 3....read on

Grand Circuit Racing At Mohawk

August 27, 2014:

Mohawk Racetrack's annual Grand Circuit week begins tonight (Thursday, August 28) with the Champlain Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies and wraps up next Saturday (September 6)....read on

Craig Colston Passes

August 28, 2014:

Standardbred horse owner Craig Colston, 54, of Maineville, Ohio, passed away at home on August 23....read on

Driving Championship Photo Gallery

August 27, 2014:

The 2014 National Driving Championship took place Tuesday, August 26 at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park. Jody Jamieson defeated Marc Campbell by 15 points and will represent Canada in 2015 at the World Driving Championship in Australia....read on

Jamieson Wins Driving Championship

August 26, 2014:

Jody Jamieson will represent Canada in the World Driving Championship after a thrilling four-win performance in tonight's National Driving Championship at Charlottetown Driving Park. Jamieson defeated Marc Campbell for the victory....read on

Champions Expands To Northern Ontario

August 27, 2014:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced the locations and Grand Opening dates for three new Champions Off-Track Betting outlets in northern Ontario....read on

Stakes Galore At Mohawk Saturday

August 27, 2014:

Some of Standardbred racing’s biggest stakes races, the $667,000 Metro Pace, $634,000 Canadian Pacing Derby and the $480,000 Shes A Great Lady Stakes, will take centre stage this Saturday evening at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Norman: “I’m Not Intimidated”

August 27, 2014:

Trainer Nifty Norman might not be expecting his star mare Bee A Magician to beat the sport’s top male trotters in Friday’s $236,000 Crawford Farms Open at Vernon Downs, but he’s not shying from the challenge, either....read on

I Luv The Nitelife Retired

August 27, 2014:

The party is over for world champion I Luv The Nitelife. Trot Insider has learned that the four-year-old pacing mare has been retired from racing....read on

Solid Field For Saturday’s Maritimer

August 27, 2014:

The NBSBOA has announced that it believes it has helped secure one of the finest fields of three-year-old pacing fillies for the Maritimer, which will see eliminations and the final be contested this Saturday (August 30) at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

Mohawk Closed For Training Saturday

August 26, 2014:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group would like to advise horsepeople that Mohawk will be closed for training this Saturday, August 30....read on

Update On Hes Watching

August 26, 2014:

With trainer Dave Menary’s Triple Crown aspirations, Hes Watching has his work cut out for him in the upcoming stakes schedule....read on

Please Join Us In Welcoming...

August 25, 2014:

Harness racing trainers and drivers discuss the sports media personalities and celebrities they would like to hear call a race as a guest announcer at their local racetracks in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

SC Rewind: Remembering Fall Fairs

August 23, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes a nostalgic look back at the ‘Old Days’ when harness racing at the annual fall fairs in many communities was a popular pastime. A number of old and interesting photographs accompany today's offering....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

Pay SC Invoices Online!

August 21, 2014:

The latest addition to the electronic payment options offered to Standardbred Canada members is online invoice payment....read on

Meet Your Favourite Driver!

August 18, 2014:

Have you ever wanted to have lunch with your favourite driver? The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club wants to make that happen! Grab your pens and pencils, because it’s quick and easy to enter for a chance to win!...read on

Fall Fan Club Events

August 17, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has a pair of great events planned this fall!...read on

More Canadian Yearling Sale Videos

August 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada has posted the second batch of yearling videos for the 2014 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

ID Technician In Gaspé

August 15, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Eddy Vanderveer will be in the Gaspé Region from September 10 to 14, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Openings In Chaplaincy Golf Tournament

August 15, 2014:

The seventh annual Race Track Chaplaincy of Canada golf tournament, sponsored by Luc and Anita Ouellette, is less than a month away and there a still some available spots for individuals and teams....read on

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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