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"He Just Can't Stand Prosperity"

November 27, 2014:

If you talk to Mark Ford about pacer Warrawee Needy, you get the idea that if it wasn't for bad luck he'd have no luck at all....read on

Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

November 27, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club contest for December is 'The Ugly Christmas Sweater' contest. We want to see which one of our Fan Club members has the ugliest Christmas sweater!...read on

SC Launches Full Circle Program

November 26, 2014:

They race their hearts out for us and provide us with great experiences and wonderful moments both on and off the track. When their racing careers end, what happens? Many horses are fortunate enough to have a home for life with their owners. Not all are so lucky....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

Grand Slam For ABC Muscles Boy

November 27, 2014:

The Joe Cirasuola-trained ABC Muscles Boy savoured a Thursday evening score at Woodbine Racetrack, and in doing so he extended his winning streak to four-in-a-row....read on

Lexis D J Upsets In Flamboro Feature

November 27, 2014:

Seven square gaiters went postward in Thursday’s $11,000 Preferred Trot at Flamboro Downs, and Lexis D J turned a third-over trip into a 7-1 upset score for driver Bob McClure....read on

Western Fair Post Times Amended

November 27, 2014:

It has been announced that the director of the Ontario Racing Commission has approved the application made by the Western Fair Association to amend the 2014 race date schedule for The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

One Very Well-Behaved Filly

November 26, 2014:

Silent Sunrise was a winner last night at The Raceway at Western Fair District. That she even raced is somewhat of a miracle....read on

Blind Horse Is A True Inspiration

November 27, 2014:

The inspirational story of ‘Magic,’ a blind horse that has had its eyes removed and sewn shut, has displayed the usefulness of equine that are less than perfect. ...read on

Amputee Licenced To Race

November 27, 2014:

It has been reported that a horseman that was forced to have one of his legs amputated from the knee down has been granted a licence to participate in horse races....read on

Media Excellence Deadline Nears

November 6, 2014:

Standardbred Canada is seeking submissions for its 2014 Media Excellence Awards, to be handed out at the O'Brien Awards ceremony on February 7, 2015....read on

Truro Racing On December 4

November 26, 2014:

It has been announced that Truro Raceway will be conducting a card of live racing on Thursday, December 4....read on

Tellitlikeitis Retired, To Stand Stud

November 26, 2014:

Stakes winning pacer Tellitlikeitis p,3,1:48.4 ($490,695), the betting favourite and runner-up in this year's Pepsi North America Cup, has been retired and will stand stud in 2015....read on

Eight Heavyweights To TVG Pace

November 25, 2014:

Eight of harness racing’s top older pacing horses will wage war in the TVG Pace at The Meadowlands a mere seven days removed from a thoroughly entertaining Breeders Crown brawl....read on

MacDonald’s Pre-Holiday Hijinx

November 25, 2014:

We’re not suggesting Canadian Mark MacDonald isn’t a fan of American Thanksgiving, but no one could blame the guy if he’d rather be working....read on

Maven To TVG, With New Owners

November 25, 2014:

Formidable trotting mare Maven will have new ownership when she starts in the $500,000 (U.S.) TVG final on Saturday at The Meadowlands....read on

Sears To Drive In France

November 25, 2014:

It has been announced that Brian Sears, who recorded his 9,000th career driving victory in late October, will be taking his driving prowess across the Atlantic Ocean....read on

When Should 'Official' Be Official?

November 25, 2014:

"I question a system where 'official' race results are later overturned, because the judgment of Commissioners varies from the interpretation of on-site judges"........read on / continuer à lire

McWicked Supplements To Progress

November 24, 2014:

A victory in Saturday’s Breeders Crown final for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings earned McWicked a whole bunch of money, and it also earned him some overtime....read on

Surgery For Always B Miki

November 24, 2014:

A late scratch lame from the Breeders Crown Final in which he was favoured on Saturday night, three-year-old Always B Miki required surgery for a fractured pastern on Monday morning....read on

Buchanan Talks Industry Growth

November 24, 2014:

"We certainly have to look at prevention, when it comes to regulation, more so than we have in the past."...read on

RRSP Deadline Reminder

November 24, 2014:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has sent out a reminder which states that the deadline for contributing to the Ontario Standardbred Horsepeople’s Group RRSP is December 1....read on

A Breeders Crown Breakthrough

November 24, 2014:

After five top-three finishes in eight Breeders Crown finals since 2007, Montreal horse owner Richard Berthiaume figured he was due for a victory....read on

Breeders Crown Weekend Concludes

November 22, 2014:

Breeders Crown weekend wrapped up at Meadowlands Racetrack with the remaining eight championships contested on Saturday night....read on

Breeders Crown Weekend Begins

November 21, 2014:

Breeders Crown weekend began at Meadowlands Racetrack with Friday night's card dubbed 'Ladies Night,' featuring the first four championships....read on

Revisiting Blue Bonnets

November 23, 2014:

"It was a life of routine, long hours, modest pay and dirty, exhausting physical work, but for those who worked with horses, it brought its own form of fulfilment, and most had trouble imagining doing anything else. They, too, dispersed in the wake of Hippodrome de Montréal’s closing. Now, it’s as if they were never there."...read on

SC Rewind: The Provincial Cup

November 23, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the once famous Provincial Cup that was held for many years at Windsor Raceway....read on

Canadians Help Bermudian Horsemen

November 22, 2014:

A group of Ontario-based horsemen recently travelled to Bermuda to enjoy some sand and sun after a busy summer of racing. As it turns out, Hurricane Gonzolo had another plan for this adventurous group....read on

ORC Update On Standardbred HIP

November 21, 2014:

On Friday (November 21), Ontario Racing Commission Executive Director Steven Lehman offered Trot Insider an update on the previously-announced five-year enhanced Horse Improvement Program (HIP) for Ontario Standardbreds....read on

CPMA Seeks Public Feedback

October 24, 2014:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) is requesting public feedback on a number of items in its Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations....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

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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