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Anndrovette Set To Return

March 3, 2015:

After winning her fourth straight Dan Patch and O'Brien Award for Older Pacing Mare in 2014, Anndrovette will return this week in search of an unprecedented fifth straight divisional title....read on

Lupul's 'Nightmare' Comes True

March 2, 2015:

Prior to Monday night's card at Woodbine Racetrack, pinch-hitting racecaller Dawn Lupul was lamenting calling the name of a certain horse in the first race. As it turns out, that horse would be prominent in the finish....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

2015 World Driving Tour In Photos

March 2, 2015:

Trot Insider has compiled a photo gallery that spans the 2015 World Driving Championship tour, both on and off the track....read on

Ontario-Bred Buzzing In Florida

March 2, 2015:

The two best pacing mares on the Pompano Park roster -- Just A Bee and Senorita Santanna -- hooked up in a classic duel on Monday night....read on

Spin Vision Makes It Four Straight

March 2, 2015:

Spin Vision made it four straight trips to the winner’s circle in the $14,500 Four & Five-Year-Old Mares Winners-Over Monday, March 2 feature at Dover Downs....read on

Six Lengths The Best; Six For Palone

March 2, 2015:

Simeon exploded three-wide into the final turn and scored by six lengths in a division of Monday’s Ken Weaver Memorial Trot at The Meadows....read on

Jockey Suspended For Twitter Use

March 2, 2015:

It has been reported that a jockey has been banned from riding for one month due to using Twitter during a race meet....read on

Bouvier Revives Career At 84

March 2, 2015:

People that get a taste of the horse racing industry tend to be lifelong participants, even if they try to walk away from the sport at one time or another. Case in point being veteran horseman Marcel Bouvier, who at age 84 is probably now quoting Al Pacino’s fictional character, Michael Corleone, from The Godfather saga. “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.”...read on

Glimmer Of Hope For Suffolk Downs

March 2, 2015:

It was announced late last week that live Thoroughbred racing at Suffolk Downs in Massachusetts may not be over, contrary to what was previously believed....read on

All 15 Horses Escape Barn Collapse

March 2, 2015:

Tragedy was averted on Monday (March 2), as firefighters were able to rescue all 15 horses that were trapped under debris which came down after the roof of a Norwell, Massachusetts barn collapsed at some point during the morning hours....read on

Ernest Nock Passes

March 2, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that former Ontario Racing Commission Commissioner Ernest Nock has passed away at the age of 73....read on

Familiar Faces Top Leaderboard

March 1, 2015:

The battles continue atop the trainer and driver standings as two months of the 2015 Canadian harness racing season have now concluded....read on

Chaplaincy Adds Luck Be Withyou

March 1, 2015:

The latest headliner to join John Fielding’s 2014 Dan Patch winner Shake It Cerry and 21 others in the "Stable That God Loves" in support of the Standardbred Chaplaincy of Canada is 2013 Breeders Crown winner Luck Be Withyou, owned by Toronto horseman John Craig....read on

Dunn Crowned World Champion

February 28, 2015:

New Zealand's Dexter Dunn was officially crowned the 2015 World Driving Champion after closing out the 20-heat international harness driving challenge with one final victory on Sunday, March 1 at Tabcorp Park Menangle in Australia during the Inter Dominion Grand Final card....read on

Harness Racing's Flying Drivers

February 28, 2015:

"It's exhilarating. He brings you down fast, and that's the best part. You get that feeling in your chest like you're going over a big hill or dropping out of a roller coaster. It was a lot of fun."...read on

SC Rewind: Mohawk's Neighbourhood

February 28, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the impact of establishing Mohawk Racetrack on the surrounding area....read on

Meadowlands Statement On Simulcasting

February 27, 2015:

Meadowlands Racetrack issued a statement on Friday evening (Feb. 27) regarding the ongoing simulcasting dispute between Monarch Content Management Company and the MidAtlantic Cooperative LLC....read on

Meadowlands Qualifiers Move To Fridays

February 27, 2015:

Beginning with March 6, Meadowlands Racetrack qualifiers will be held on Friday mornings at 9:30 a.m. until further notice....read on

Meeting Set For New Brunswick

February 27, 2015:

Officials with the New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association (NBSBOA) have announced a date for the organization's Annual General Meeting....read on

The Lighter Side Of The Tour

February 27, 2015:

It's all competition on the track, but away from the World Driving Championship there is an abundance of camaraderie....read on

Clements, James Support Can-Am

February 27, 2015:

The Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo, Canada's largest equine education and promotional event, welcomes industry veterans Norm Clements and Ed James as supporters of the show....read on

Last Call: Hall Of Fame Nominations

February 27, 2015:

Is there a horse or person that you think should be added to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2015? Someone who should join such racing icons as Northern Dancer, Somebeachsomewhere, John Campbell, or Sandy Hawley?...read on

Driving A Dream

February 27, 2015:

Every day, Susan Karrel has the privilege of being reminded that dreams do matter. As President of the Nova Scotia Driving Society and owner of a horse who bears an inspirational name, she knows what it means to be living a dream....read on

Equine Herpes Warning For Ontario

February 27, 2015:

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), in Ontario....read on

Amended Dates For Ontario Tracks

February 25, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that the Hanover Raceway application for amendment to the track’s 2015 race date schedule has been approved. The ORC also announced that Great Canadian Gaming Corporation has requested approval for a variance to the 2015 race-date schedules at Flamboro Downs and Georgian Downs....read on

Sedins Looking To Tackle Stakes

February 24, 2015:

The North American harness racing aspirations of Daniel and Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks have been profiled in an extensive piece for ESPN....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Date Set

February 13, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the details surrounding the 2015 edition of the Canadian Yearling Sale, with entries now being accepted....read on

Ont. Breeders Win Document Access

February 10, 2015:

The group of Ontario's Standardbred breeders currently engaged in legal proceedings against the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. (OLG) recently received a decision in their favour from the province's Superior Court....read on

Standardbred Canada Election Results

February 9, 2015:

On Friday, February 6, Standardbred Canada elected its Officers & Executive Committee for 2015....read on

2014 O’Brien Award Winners

February 7, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the winners of the 2014 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s champions in harness racing over the past season. The annual Black Tie Gala was held Saturday, February 7 in Mississauga, Ontario, at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre....read on

Here Come The Foals Of 2015

January 30, 2015:

As the calendar approaches the end of January, more and more of harness racing's future stars will be hitting the ground and taking their first steps....read on

Up To Date With '15 Eligibility Fees?

December 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2015 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2015....read on

Updated Stallion Info Required

November 25, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners and lessees to submit their updated 2015 stallions for the online stallion directory....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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