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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

Hennessey To Drive In Europe

July 30, 2014:

If you're looking to secure Wally Hennessey for a few drives after his Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame induction next Wednesday, the reinsman already has a full dance card....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

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

Dream Of Glory Night Details

July 30, 2014:

Hanover Raceway’s 2014 Dream of Glory Day, which will take place Sunday, August 3, will not only include the $78,800 final, but will also feature five divisions of three-year-old colt pacers in the Ontario Sires Stakes....read on

Fields Set For N.J.-Sired Events

July 30, 2014:

Saturday’s 15-race Hambletonian Day card at the Meadowlands Racetrack is loaded with lucrative stakes dashes worth nearly $3.6 million in purse money, including the $225,000 Anthony Abbatiello New Jersey Classic and its filly companion race, the $100,000 Thomas D’Altrui Miss New Jersey....read on

Mohegan Sun Official On Profit Slip

July 30, 2014:

Officials with the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority have stated that the company will continue to aggressively pursue gaming licences despite having reported declines during the quarter which ended June 30, 2014....read on

Alberta Downs Entry Box Still Open

July 30, 2014:

It has been announced that due to technical difficulties, the entry box for Alberta Downs’ card of racing on Saturday, August 2 will remain open today (Wednesday) until 3 p.m....read on

New Format For Drivers’ Championship

July 30, 2014:

Officials with Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs have announced that there is a new format for the 2014 Drivers’ Championship, which is scheduled to take place on a pair of marquee race days at both New York raceways....read on

Companies Execute Binding Term Sheet

July 30, 2014:

Saratoga Harness Racing, Inc. (SHRI) and Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) have announced that they have executed a binding term sheet and are close to finalizing a five-year management contract wherein CDI will manage Saratoga Casino and Raceway in Saratoga Springs, NY and Saratoga Casino Black Hawk in Black Hawk, CO....read on

Racing At Sport Pugwash This Saturday

July 30, 2014:

Sport Pugwash, profiled in the October 2012 issue of Trot Magazine, will be conducting a program of live racing this Saturday (August 2)....read on

Repeat Winners In Gold Series

July 29, 2014:

Two sets of OSS Gold Series divisions for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings went postward Tuesday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, with Muscle Up The Goal and A Little More Love striking gold for the second time this season....read on

Erge Baboche Upsets In Feature Trot

July 30, 2014:

Erge Baboche and driver Stephane Brosseau were able to take advantage of a crazy three-horse speed duel early in the mile to come on later and nip race favourite and track record holder Margarita Bi in winning the feature trot at Hippodrome 3R Tuesday....read on

Rookies In Spotlight At Yonkers

July 29, 2014:

New York Sire Stakes continued downstate Tuesday night, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $201,600 Mike Cohen Trot for two-year-old fillies. The quintet of races honoured the memory of the former Yonkers and NBC Sports publicity director, with his family and friends making winner’s circle presentations....read on

Hambletonian History In Grassroots

July 29, 2014:

On Wednesday night, two-year-old trotting colts will contest their third Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots event of the season and they have big horse shoes to fill....read on

Miller Discusses His Oaks Filly

July 29, 2014:

“I’m very excited. She’s a really nice filly. She’s the kind of filly that if things work out, she’s got the talent to get there.”...read on

Hoosier Unveils Horsemen’s Lounge

July 29, 2014:

In the midst of their 21st season of live harness racing, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino proudly unveiled a new, state-of-the art horsemen’s lounge on Tuesday, July 29....read on

Cal Expo Announces Incentive Plan

July 29, 2014:

Watch and Wager LLC, the operator of Cal Expo, has announced the Incentive Plan for their upcoming meet, which is set to begin October 4 and will run through May 2 of 2015....read on

Hippodrome 3R Post Time Change

July 29, 2014:

Officials with the Quebec Jockey Club have announced that first-race post time for the Sunday, August 3 program at Hippodrome 3R has been changed....read on

Stakes Galore At Summerside

July 29, 2014:

If you like stakes races, Red Shores' Summerside Raceway is the place to be on Wednesday night (July 30)....read on

Some Gold Cup & Saucer History

July 29, 2014:

As a lead up to the 55th edition of the Sobey's Gold Cup and Saucer, Red Shores has taken a quick look back at some of the most memorable moments from the Maritimes’ classic pacing event....read on

Laprise Pleased With Dresden Crowds

July 29, 2014:

Dresden Agricultural Society President Lucille Laprise has offered comments regarding the 2014 meet at Dresden Raceway, stating that there is a want and need for racing at the track and that the agricultural society is there to support it....read on

Sweeney’s Key Expansion Components

July 29, 2014:

In an opinion piece published late last week, New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney discussed some of his thoughts regarding potential gaming expansion in the state outside of Atlantic City. One of the key components he listed was that current Atlantic City owners and operators that have invested in New Jersey should have the first opportunity to own and/or operate any new facility....read on

Should Horses Be Licensed To Race?

July 29, 2014:

North American racing regulators are meeting in Del Mar, California this week to consider various issues, including a proposal by RCI President Ed Martin to expand the jurisdiction of racing commissions over horses in training to better identify those being treated with medications for a condition or injury that might require exclusion from competition or training....read on

Equine Guelph's Research Radio

July 29, 2014:

Equine Guelph has recently launched Research Radio, an online podcast designed to provide updates on the latest equine research....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Catalogue Online

July 27, 2014:

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

James Rice Passes

July 29, 2014:

Horseman James V. Rice, 81, of Trenton, Ohio, passed away on July 25....read on

Bill Brown Passes

July 29, 2014:

Longtime Ohio horseman Bill Brown, 69, who trained and drove Standardbreds for many years in the Midwest and predominately Ohio, passed away on July 27 in a Huntington, W.Va. hospital....read on

Old Home Week Details

July 28, 2014:

The biggest week in Maritime harness racing, Old Home Week, is less than two weeks away. Ten days of power-packed action at Red Shores' Charlottetown Driving Park will get underway on Saturday, August 7....read on

P.E.I. Golf Tournament Details

March 25, 2014:

MPHRC Race Officials would like to remind everyone of the seventh annual Stretch Drive Benevolent Fund Golf Tournament....read on

Tax Reduction Allocations Revised

July 28, 2014:

On Monday, July 28, the Ontario Racing Commission announced the approval of revised allocations of the Pari-Mutuel Tax Reduction (PMTR) to support and encourage the horse racing industry in Ontario....read on

No Vegas Vacation For 2014

July 28, 2014:

“The beginning of the 2014 was sad because he came off a great year, especially for a newer owner like me, then something like this happens and it pulls you back to reality.”...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

Industry Info Session Coverage

July 24, 2014:

On Thursday afternoon, Trot Insider provided live coverage from the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Information Meeting Session which took place at the Country Heritage Park outside Milton, Ont....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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