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Close Calls In Sun Stakes Saturday

July 4, 2015:

With nearly $2.3 million in purses on the line, the competition was fierce on Sun Stakes Saturday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono as many of the feature events were decided in photo finishes....read on

Split The House Wins Series Debut

July 4, 2015:

Split The House stepped in fresh to the second leg of the Summertime Series Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack and delivered a 1:51 winning performance....read on

"We Can All Make A Difference"

July 4, 2015:

"We are all marketers of horse racing. Each and every time someone asks you a question about what line of work you’re in, or something about your horse, or what you like to do in your free time, you have the chance to promote horse racing!"...read on

Notice Of By-Law #2 Amendment Vote

July 2, 2015:

Pursuant to By-Law #1, Article 11 and Regulation #1, Article 6, amendments to By-Law #2 are being proposed for ratification by Standardbred Canada Breeder Members. The Breeder Members on the Standardbred Canada Board of Directors are in support of all of the proposed amendments and recommend approval....read on

Stallion Report Reminder

July 2, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is announcing that the 2015 Reports of Mares Bred (stallion reports) will not be mailed out this year....read on

Grassroots Grand Slam For Jamieson

July 4, 2015:

Jody Jamieson had the winning touch at Georgian Downs on Saturday evening, piloting four sophomore pacing colts to Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots victories....read on

Williams Doubles In Training Debut

July 5, 2015:

The 2015 Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit began on Saturday afternoon at Morris with the circuit's 2014 top owner Trevor Williams sending out back-to-back winners during his first race card as a trainer....read on

Rockstar Temper Repeats At Buffalo

July 5, 2015:

The way Rockstar Temper has been racing at Buffalo Raceway the past two weeks, he is quickly reaching 'rock star status' after rolling to another impressive victory in the $10,000 Winners Over Pace on Saturday night (July 4)....read on

Freshmen Featured In Ohio Sires Stakes

July 5, 2015:

Two-year-old colts and geldings went postward on Saturday afternoon, July 4 at Scioto Downs in 10 divisions of Ohio Sires Stakes (OHSS), each sporting a purse of $40,000....read on

'Rosco' Wins Northside Feature

July 5, 2015:

Sweet Sweet Rosco earned his first win of the season with a wire-to-wire effort in the featured Winners Over Pace on Saturday afternoon at Northside Downs....read on

Kawartha Starter Enjoys Stakes Win

July 5, 2015:

Around Kawartha Downs, Bob Woodward is known for his skill as the starting car driver, but this past week he was known as the owner of stakes winning Quarter Horse....read on

Steward Wins Half Of Hiawatha's Races

July 5, 2015:

On the heels of a five-win performance at Dresden Raceway last Sunday, Nick Steward stole the show at Hiawatha Horse Park on Saturday night (July 4) earning another five victories....read on

Jackpot Hi 5 Hit For $173,000

July 5, 2015:

While fireworks filled the skies across the United States on Saturday night, there were fireworks of a different kind around midnight as one lucky customer purchased the winning ticket in the last race JAckpot Super Hi 5, which returned $173,094.02....read on

'Thor' Wins Under Saddle; Ambassador Honoured

July 5, 2015:

Hanover Raceway hosted the Racing Under Saddle (RUS) program Saturday night and it was Natalie Elliott of Clinton, Ont. and Thor Seelster that came out on top....read on

Open Winners Prevail From The Pocket

July 5, 2015:

Texican N (Eric Carlson $19.20) and Meladys Monet (Jason Bartlett, $3.20) each went from pocket to paydirt Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s holiday $42,000 co-featured Open Handicaps....read on

Lets Go Higher Dominates Vernon Mares

July 4, 2015:

After an early push clear of her five rivals, Lets Go Higher ($2.40) looked every bit odds-on in the Independence Day (July 4) feature at Vernon Downs, taking the $10,000 Mares Open Pace in 1:52....read on

Bourbon Bay Bounces Back At Tioga

July 4, 2015:

A large crowd turned out at Tioga Downs on Saturday (July 4) evening for Independence Day festivities, and Bourbon Bay bounced back from a defeat two weeks ago to capture the featured $12,000 Open Trot....read on

D Gs Camme Wires Preferred Pacers

July 4, 2015:

D Gs Camme looked ready for prime time. The pacer, who was making only his third start of 2015, wired the top class in a dazzling 1:54.4 Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Roland N Rock Undefeated In Eighteen

July 4, 2015:

Roland N Rock, the only Iowa shipper on the 13-race card at Goshen Historic Track on Saturday (July 4), made it an even 18 for 18 as he won the $17,470 Landmark Stake for three-year-old male pacers by 10-1/4 lengths in 1:56.2 on a track rated sloppy from a light but persistent rain....read on

Quebec Series Headlines Sunday Card

July 4, 2015:

The $250,000 Quebec-Bred Series for three-year-old pacers gets underway at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday with three opening round divisions....read on

Big Jim Colts Qualify Quickest

July 4, 2015:

The two fastest miles from the Saturday morning session of qualifiers at Mohawk Racetrack came from promising-looking sons of Big Jim....read on

Up The Credit Sires First 2YO Winner

July 4, 2015:

On Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack, the same track where he scored the biggest win of his career in the 2011 Pepsi North America Cup, first crop sire Up The Credit scored with his first two-year-old winner in Jack Darling's Heavymetal Hanover....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1930s

July 4, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith takes a look back at some of the personalities and events from the decade of the 1930's in the ongoing monthly feature Years Ago....read on

Tioga Feature To Mach It A Par

July 4, 2015:

Trailing her four rivals through a dawdling pace, Mach It A Par made her move at the top of the stretch to pass all four of her rivals in the final sixteenth of Friday evening's $12,000 Mares Open Pace at Tioga Downs....read on

Stakes Mania At Hoosier

July 4, 2015:

Hoosier Park played host to a stakes-filled card on Friday, July 3, and the night was ruled by favourites and Hoosier Park’s leading driver, Trace Tetrick, who had four winners on the card....read on

Daylon Magician Upsets In ‘Classic’

July 4, 2015:

Jack Moiseyev won the Cleveland Classic in 1991 with three year-old pacing star Precious Bunny and had not been to Northfield Park since. He returned to the Flying Turns on Friday to drive Daylon Magician in the $170,000 Cleveland Trotting Classic and found himself in the winner’s circle again....read on

Graduate Sweep For Doo Wop Hanover

July 4, 2015:

Doo Wop Hanover made it a series sweep, winning the $250,000 Graduate Final in 1:48, but he had to work very hard to get to the winner’s circle on Friday night at The Meadowlands....read on

Riveting Rosie Steals One

July 3, 2015:

Seven of North America’s top older trotting mares contested the $40,000 second leg of the Miss Versatility Series during Friday evening’s card at Mohawk Racetrack, and Paul MacDonell pulled off a major upset with Riveting Rosie....read on

Tony Soprano’s The Boss At Mohawk

July 3, 2015:

When you hear the name ‘Tony Soprano’ it’s probably safe to say that the last thing you think of is speed. The first thing that would probably come to mind is the large mob boss that was portrayed on television by the late James Gandolfini. Nevertheless, harness racing’s ‘TS’ was the one that loomed large Friday morning (July 3) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Plan Being Crafted In NB

July 3, 2015:

Horse Racing New Brunswick Executive Director Roberta Nixon has stated that a plan is being crafted to prevent future delays in the payment of purse winnings from races that are contested in the province....read on

Bring A Friend Details; Get A Shot At $200

July 3, 2015:

Register for the Bring A Friend national promotion and bring a friend or two, or more, to the races during the weekend of July 9-12, and you’ll have a chance to win a prize package valued at $200....read on

Merrie Annabelle Renamed Jim Doherty

July 3, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that beginning with the 2015 edition, the Merrie Annabelle for two-year-old trotting fillies will be re-titled the ‘Jim Doherty Memorial’ recognizing the legacy of the Hall of Fame horseman....read on

Kawartha Lands Three More Dates

July 3, 2015:

Officials with Kawartha Downs have announced that they have been advised that the track’s 2015 racing season has been extended for three additional Saturday nights....read on

Dooling Wins Zoom’s ‘At The Races’

July 3, 2015:

Trish Dooling of Paradise, Newfoundland is the ‘I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Zoom Photo Challenge winner for June....read on

Red Shores Nominations Due Monday

July 3, 2015:

Officials with Red Shores have issued a reminder stating that the nomination deadline for the Governors Plate Mares Series, which will be raced at Summerside Raceway, has a nomination deadline of Monday July 6....read on

Horse Show In Campbellville Sunday

July 3, 2015:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society has issued a reminder that its horse show, which is the second show in the Standardbred Showcase Series, will take place this Sunday at 10 a.m. at Touch N Go Farm in Campbellville....read on

Updated 2015 NB Race Date Schedule

July 2, 2015:

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick have provided Trot Insider with an updated, current race date schedule for the rest of the 2015 season of live racing in the province....read on

Retired Standardbred Stands Tall

July 2, 2015:

Retired Standardbred Rum Tuff Customer posed for 18 winner’s circle photos over the course of his 90-race career, but he may not be prouder of the picture he posed for on Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1....read on

Push To Move Yonkers' Finish Line

July 2, 2015:

The Standardbred Owners Association of New York’s Board of Directors has announced that it has endorsed Yonkers Raceway’s application to the NYS Gaming Commission to move the finish line....read on

Full Council To Vote On Expansion

July 2, 2015:

In an evening vote on Tuesday, June 30, The City of Toronto’s Executive Committee voted 10-3 in support of a city report that conditionally calls for a potential expansion of casino gaming at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Giddy Up & Gallop On July 17

July 2, 2015:

School’s out and if you’re looking for something different to do with the kids, you’ll want to bring them over to Grand River Raceway on Friday, July 17 for an action packed night of fun and activities, highlighted by the Giddy Up & Gallop half mile race around the racetrack!...read on

Show Us Your Racing Swag!

July 2, 2015:

With the 2015 edition of the North America Cup, Molson Pace and Confederation Cup in the books, we’re well into the thick of stakes season. What goes hand in hand with stakes season in harness racing? Great racing swag of course....read on

Bruce Lloyd Passes

July 2, 2015:

Surrounded by family, Bruce Hudson Lloyd passed away on June 25 at the Sunnybrook Veterans Hospital after a brief illness at the age of 88....read on

Race Bike Missing

July 2, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that a race bike was likely taken by accident during Grand River Raceway’s Wednesday, July 1 program of live racing....read on

Meet July's Calendar Photographer

July 1, 2015:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Heart of Harness Racing Calendar photographer for July is Karen Duck of McGregor, Ont....read on

Fire Burns Windsor Raceway

July 1, 2015:

Multiple reports indicate that an early morning fire that engulfed the remains of Windsor Raceway has been left to burn under supervision....read on

Celebrate Canada's Best

June 30, 2015:

Have you ever wanted to ask Bill O’Donnell about winning the richest race in harness racing, find out from Dr. Glen Brown what it was like to be the owner of Fan Hanover, or ask caretaker Sarah Scott about her special bond with Rocknroll Hanover? Here’s your chance!...read on

ID Technician In PEI

June 29, 2015:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in the western and central parts of PEI on Monday, July 6 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Standardbred Drive & Dine Deal

June 29, 2015:

A special limited-time offer has just been announced for I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club Members! As part of Horse Experience 2015, we’re offering a special Drive & Dine package to visitors to the Pan Am Games. But we also want to make this available to our Fan Club members!...read on

Recalling A Day With The Champ

June 28, 2015:

“I marvelled that it was the harness racing greatness of San Pail that first brought us all together and now effortlessly created a magical day for one of his biggest fans when she – and we – needed it most.”...read on

OLG Pens Letter To Horse Racing

June 26, 2015:

In a letter dated Thursday (June 25), representatives from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) provided an update on the process of integrating horse racing with the province's gaming strategy....read on

Vets Comment On Positive Tests

June 24, 2015:

Trot Insider has received a statement from two veterinarians regarding a rash of recent positive tests that have occurred in Ontario....read on

Favourite Harness Racing Memories

June 23, 2015:

“I was so emotional; I had to hide behind the starting gate as I tried to talk to my dad in the winner’s circle, with tears falling down my face!”...read on

Harness Racing's Wow Factor

June 22, 2015:

"To them, your mundane is anything but. To them, you are the tight rope walker, the marine biologist or the astronaut. To them, your world is fascinating."...read on / continuer à lire

Register For Bring A Friend!

June 5, 2015:

When was the last time you brought a new person to the races? Well, here is your chance to share the passion you feel for Canadian harness racing!...read on

Send Us Your Email And Go Paperless!

May 25, 2015:

In our continued effort to support environmentally-friendly benefits to members, Standardbred Canada is now providing a paperless billing option....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

May 22, 2015:

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

Canada Hosts The World In 2017

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it will host the 2017 World Trotting Conference and World Driving Championship....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

In Need Of A Nurse Mare?

March 4, 2010:

Standardbred Canada's Nurse Mare Program is designed to assist in matching orphaned or rejected foals with nurse mares, and now the process is even easier....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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