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Dr J Hanover Attracts Attention

January 16, 2017:

The 2017 January Select Mixed Sale had a strong group of four-year-old racehorses consigned, with Dr J Hanover fetching the highest sale price....read on

Ontario's Wagering Data Released

January 16, 2017:

As part of Ontario Racing’s commitment to transparency and industry information sharing, Ontario Racing (OR) has collaborated with the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) to reconcile and provide a ten-year overview of Ontario related wagering -- specifically wagering by Ontario customers, and wagering on Ontario product....read on

Claim To Fame Continues At Miami Valley

January 16, 2017:

Another pair of “Claim To Fame” series kicked off on the Monday afternoon matinee at Miami Valley Raceway, with first leg action for both $8,000 claiming trotters and $8,000 mare pacers in two divisions each....read on

Goldstar Badlands Doubles Up

January 16, 2017:

A 1:54.4 score in Monday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 for pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District made it back-to-back trips to victory lane for Goldstar Badlands....read on

Bombs Away For Believeinthespirit

January 16, 2017:

Believeinthespirit followed live cover, then brushed wide through the lane to pull off a 28-1 shocker in Monday’s $20,000 Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

‘Wild’ Speed In Woodbine Feature

January 16, 2017:

The trip was sweet and the end result was even sweeter for Wild And Crazy Guy who turned in a monster mile to win his high-end trotting tilt Monday evening at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

The Things We Do For Love?

January 16, 2017:

An Australian jockey has pleaded guilty to reckless riding after appearing to veer into horses during a race that was eventually won by a horse ridden by his girlfriend....read on

OSS Stallion Registrations Due

January 16, 2017:

Stallion owners and lessees are reminded that because January 15 fell on a weekend, today -- Monday, January 16 -- is the deadline to register a stallion with the Standardbred Improvement Program (OSS Program) for the 2017 breeding season without incurring a late fee....read on

Woodbine Shifts Training Day

January 16, 2017:

The Mohawk race office has moved this week's training session at Woodbine Racetrack from Tuesday (January 17) to Wednesday morning (January 18) due to potential freezing rain....read on

Hartman, Nifty & Kadabra Magic

January 16, 2017:

While the 2016 season laid out for trotting filly Magic Presto didn't go quite according to plan, the Ontario Sired lass ended her year on a high note that helped propel her close to the top of her divisional standings and into O'Brien Award consideration....read on

Snyder Thrilled Beyond Delight

January 15, 2017:

Jeffrey Snyder has owned multiple O'Brien Award winning horses over his years of involvement in harness racing, and is one of a few that boast owning a Standardbred named Canada's Horse of the Year. But those awards do not take anything away from his nomination in 2016 thanks to the season of freshman pacing colt Beyond Delight....read on

Modern Legend A Millionaire

January 14, 2017:

Modern Legend became harness racing's newest millionaire with a victory in the $34,000 Preferred Pace on Saturday night (January 14) at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Poll: Fave O'Brien Winning Mares

January 14, 2017:

Who are your three favourite O'Brien Award winning older female pacers of all time?...read on

"Dream Come True" For Wellwood

January 13, 2017:

The 2016 O'Brien Awards will be a family affair for the Wellwood-Keeling clan courtesy of three-year-old trotting colt Marion Marauder's dream season in 2016, highlighted by an historic achievement....read on

Sally Jones Passes

January 14, 2017:

Longtime industry participant Sally Jones of Perth, Ont. passed away suddenly at Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospitals (Perth Site) on Tuesday, January 10 at the age of 76....read on

SC Rewind: Rothmans Stakes (1/2)

January 14, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the Rothmans Stakes from July 1985 held at Toronto's Greenwood Raceway....read on

Truro Adds Race Date

January 13, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Truro Raceway has added a new race date to its upcoming calendar, in place of the live card that was cancelled Sunday, January 8 due to adverse weather conditions....read on

Standardbred Racino Proposed In PA

January 13, 2017:

During a press conference at Hanover Shoe Farms on Thursday, January 12, Pennsylvania businessman Dave LeVan announced his intention to apply for and secure the state’s final harness racing licence and gaming licence in order to build Mason-Dixon Downs, a Standardbred racino that would be situated in Freedom Township, which is located in Adams County, close to the Maryland border....read on

Clinton Fundraising Applications Due

January 13, 2017:

With another season of live harness racing on the radar for Clinton Raceway the time is fast approaching for interested parties to submit fundraising applications....read on

Spencer Adds Another Title

January 13, 2017:

If someone referred to Kelly Spencer as a ‘Jack of all Trades,’ they wouldn’t be far off, if at all....read on

Wrangler Magic Sold

January 13, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that 2015 Fan Hanover winner Wrangler Magic has been sold and will be making her first start for her new connections on Friday night....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

January 11, 2017:

"As 2017 gets underway I want to share with you what Standardbred Canada will be focusing on during the calendar year. Our team and Board of Directors have created a very ambitious, yet doable agenda of goals and action items that we will strive to attain for you this year"...read on / continuer à lire

Gural Okays Betting Line Foals

January 12, 2017:

Four veterinarians, including one requested by Jeff Gural, have examined the outstanding stallion prospect Betting Line and have deemed him unfit to race in 2017....read on

Stakes Cancellation In B.C.

January 12, 2017:

Officials with Harness Racing B.C. have issued a notice that one of the stakes events slated to commence in early February 2017 has been cancelled....read on

Atlantic Stallion Registrations Due

January 12, 2017:

The Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association would like to remind stallion owners and lessees that the deadline to register a stallion with the Atlantic Sires Stakes program for the 2017 breeding season, without paying a late fee, is January 31....read on

2016 Ambassador Submissions Due

January 12, 2017:

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to the Canadian harness racing community in the past year? Do you know someone who inspires others to get involved in harness racing? Raises awareness about harness racing? Or promotes our sport to engage new people to come to the races or to get involved?...read on

Manitoba Awards Banquet Details

January 11, 2017:

Nominees have been announced for the 2016 Manitoba harness racing annual awards banquet, which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 18 in Miami....read on

HPItv Channels To Shut Down

January 11, 2017:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced on Wednesday (January 11) that HPItv will shut down its multi-track channel and accompanying odds channel effective Saturday, April 11, 2017....read on

Outstanding Groom Finalists Announced

January 10, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the Outstanding Groom Award, sponsored for the second consecutive year by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation....read on

2017 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 10, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2017 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

McClure On His Dream Season

January 8, 2017:

“It was when I woke up from a nap and saw all these people congratulating me that I went ‘Wow.’”...read on

Meet Your O'Brien Award Emcees

January 7, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that Ken Middleton and Jason Portuondo will co-host the 2016 O’Brien Awards on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, Ont....read on

No Cam Fella Award Winner For 2016

January 5, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has announced there will not be a 2016 recipient for the Cam Fella Award....read on

Wagering Up In Canada

January 5, 2017:

Data from Standardbred Canada indicates that pari-mutuel wagering on Canadian harness racing increased by 1.97 per cent in 2016, with average per-race handle up by 6.25 per cent....read on

2016 Media Award Finalists Announced

January 4, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Media Excellence Awards, sponsored by Ontario Racing....read on

Ontario Racing Looks To 2017

December 30, 2016:

"[The past year] was marked by significant milestones for the horse racing industry in this province. We have been given good reason to be hopeful about a long term, sustainable future for horse racing in Ontario."...read on

Top News Stories Of 2016: 25-1

December 26, 2016:

The Standardbred Canada website and Trot Insider present the annual Christmas tradition of listing the top 50 news stories of the year....read on

Putting On The Ritz At The O’Briens

December 23, 2016:

Tickets and ads for the 2016 O’Brien Awards, scheduled for Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel (formerly the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre) in Mississauga, Ont., are now on sale....read on

Open Letter To SC's Ontario Members

December 19, 2016:

The following is an open letter penned by Dan Gall, Standardbred Canada's President & CEO, to the organization's Ontario-based members....read on

New SC Board Of Directors Announced

December 16, 2016:

As a result of Director nominations by the Standardbred Canada membership, 14 of the 15 seats on the SC Board of Directors were acclaimed. One seat was voted on by Standardbred Canada Active members in the Atlantic Region....read on

Up To Date With '17 Eligibility Fees?

December 5, 2016:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2017 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2017....read on

National Survey On Horse Racing

November 16, 2016:

The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, in close collaboration with Standardbred Canada, is undertaking a National study on the horse racing industry. The study seeks to come to a better understanding of the horse racing industry in Canada and to draw a picture of those who are active in the sector....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

June 2, 2016:

Do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year, or for the first time ever? Do you have your paperwork in order?...read on


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