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Can 'Bright' Filly Overcome Hudson Draw?

August 28, 2015:

If you answered “$149,240 final of Yonkers Raceway’s Hudson Filly Trot” to the query, “What is harness racing’s richest race Saturday?” feel free to read on....read on

'Treasurer' Eyes Biggest Prize

August 28, 2015:

Fresh off a world record effort and a track record performance in his last two starts, speedster State Treasurer heads into Saturday's Canadian Pacing Derby eliminations in the midst of a solid run of lucrative stakes engagements that could play a role in determining divisional honours....read on

More Canadian Yearling Sale Videos

August 25, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has received many more yearling videos for the 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

Stallion Reports Due September 1

August 24, 2015:

As the Standardbred Canada By-Law #2 has been amended, the deadline to file 2015 stallion reports is now September 1....read on

More Than Return On 'Nvestment'

August 28, 2015:

"You have to be in it to win it, I was on the fence about entering him in the Metro and he’s proven that he deserves the opportunity."...read on

August Zoom Poll Now Open!

August 28, 2015:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received some great submissions for August’s Zoom contest. For the Horsin' Around theme, we asked for photos of kids and horses enjoying the summer, whether it’s at the track or on the farm and challenged our Fan Club shutterbugs to capture all the fun that comes along with being around horses!....read on

Busy Weekend For PEI's Racetracks

August 28, 2015:

Driver Gilles Barrieau is only five wins away from notching career win 4,000, and the talented reinsman could hit the milestone in P.E.I. this weekend....read on

Power-Packed Programs At Century

August 28, 2015:

This weekend Century Downs will showcase the top three-year-old pacers as eliminations are set for Alberta Diamond on Saturday for the girls and Alberta Marksman on Sunday for the boys, as well as some exhibition races that will be a first for harness racing in Alberta....read on

Frank Xuereb Passes

August 28, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that former trainer and driver Frank Xuereb of Vineland, Ontario passed away on Sunday, August 16 at the age of 85 peacefully in a retirement home....read on

Milton Downey Memorial Field Set

August 28, 2015:

Racing returns to Saint John on Saturday afternoon with a number of events including the prestigious Milton Downey Memorial Pace....read on

Drivers To Unleash Wieners In Elora

August 28, 2015:

Drivers James MacDonald, Mike Saftic and Billy Davis Jr. are three of 30 keen dog owners vying for a dash of glory in tonight’s inaugural Wiener Dog Race at Grand River Raceway....read on

Dates Slashed In Illinois

August 28, 2015:

Reports from Illinois indicate that the state's already diminished live harness racing calendar is about to take another substantial reduction....read on

‘Golden’ Girls Impress At Mohawk

August 28, 2015:

Solar Sister has been unstoppable this season in the OSS, and it was more of the same when she took on five foes in the second of two Gold Series divisions Thursday evening at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Ideal Rocky Seeks Metro Knockout

August 27, 2015:

“It will be interesting to see which ones are going to step up. Time will tell. We’ll know in another week for sure. Hopefully when they push them a little harder he will have enough fight left in him to push on and be a good colt.”...read on

‘Zenyatta-Like’ Presence From Shamballa?

August 27, 2015:

The virtue of consistency is not easily attained in the world of harness racing....read on

Arthur Blue Chip Returns

August 27, 2015:

The O'Brien Award winning Two-Year-Old Pacer of the Year in 2013, "around-the-horn" horse Arthur Blue Chip makes his first start in 21 months on Saturday night for trainer and co-owner Dr. Ian Moore....read on

Lexington Selected Catalogue Available

August 27, 2015:

The catalogue for the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale is now available online and on the Equineline sales catalogue app for the iPad. Those on the mailing list should receive print catalogues by late next week....read on

Purina Statement On Ractopamine

August 27, 2015:

Agribrands Purina has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on

Maritimer Opening Heats Set

August 27, 2015:

Two opening-heat divisions of The Maritimer, co-sponsored by Standardbred Canada and the NBSBOA, for three-year-old pacing fillies have been drawn for this Saturday’s (August 29) program of live racing at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

Kentucky Champions Night Card Drawn

August 27, 2015:

The annual Kentucky Sires Stakes (KYSS) Championship Night, featuring eight $175,000 finals for two and three-year-old trotters and pacers, is set for Sunday, August 30 at the Red Mile....read on

Aged Mares Leg #3 Cancelled

August 27, 2015:

It has been announced that the third leg of the Atlantic Aged Mares Pacing Series that was scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 29 at Exhibition Park Raceway has been cancelled due to inability of the racetrack to contribute the required added money....read on

Juvenile To Face Much Older Company

August 27, 2015:

This Saturday in Ontario, a two-year-old will face off against a field of entirely older competitors, complete with a six-year-old and a pair of five-year-olds....read on

Howard, Marks' Meadow Skipper Book

August 27, 2015:

It has been announced that ‘Meadow Skipper, The Untold Story,’ written by equine professionals Victoria M. Howard and Bob Marks, has been pre-released....read on

Success From The Ground Up

August 26, 2015:

Harness racing is typically a sport that has rural roots and its participants are usually males carrying on a family tradition that was started before they were even born. Most trainers and drivers had someone in their family or a close friend that took them under their wing, showed them the ropes and helped them get a start in the business....read on

Wildwild Men Breaks 22-Year-Old Record

August 26, 2015:

Two-year-old trotter Wildwild Men rewrote a 22-year-old harness racing track record at the Hippodrome 3R on Wednesday in capturing the first of two elimination divisions of the $200,000 Quebec-Bred Series....read on

Trotters Star In Maple Leaf Divisions

August 26, 2015:

Red Shores Summerside hosted two $5,200 divisions of the Maple Leaf Trot on Wednesday night with three-year-old filly Tyne Valley and colt Suicide Shift taking turns in the spotlight....read on

Clinton Auction To Benefit Hospital

August 26, 2015:

As part of Clinton Raceway's Legends Day -- a biennial fundraiser for the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation -- an online auction will be held the week prior to the event....read on

Love We Don't See Very Often

August 26, 2015:

"We need people to gamble and bring their friends to the track. We need to grow our customer base and be as interactive as any prospective fan needs us to be. But above all else we should always want people to love this sport."....read on

New Clenbuterol Rules September 1

August 25, 2015:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has issued an important reminder to the Canadian horse racing industry that a significant change to the elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will come into effect September 1. The change states that the current elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will be increased from 72 hours to 168 hours (seven days)....read on

OLG Adds Sr. VP Of Horse Racing

August 25, 2015:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced on Monday, August 24 that it has hired Cal Bricker as its new Senior Vice President of Horse Racing....read on

Ont. Resident Mare Deadline September 1

August 25, 2015:

Administrators of the Standardbred Improvement Program would like to remind owners of broodmares that foaled this year that September 1 is the last chance to enroll their mares in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for 2015....read on

Statement On Ractopamine In Feedstuffs

August 25, 2015:

Paul Sharpe of Sharpe Feeds has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on

Rewind: Canada's First Sub-1:50 Mile

August 23, 2015:

Twenty years ago this week, Ball And Chain made Canadian harness racing history by pacing a mile that broke the vaunted 1:50 barrier for the first time....read on

SC Rewind: Grand Circuit Returns

August 22, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the return of Grand Circuit racing to Toronto after an absence of nearly 35 years....read on

CPMA Update On Ractopamine

August 21, 2015:

On Friday, August 21, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a memo to the Canadian horse racing industry which contained an update regarding Ractopamine in 'feedstuffs.'...read on

Spread The Word, Not Germs

August 19, 2015:

Equine Guelph, in partnership with the Ontario horse racing industry, has launched a targeted, racing-specific biosecurity training program for all levels of the racing industry - from key stakeholders all the way down to grassroots....read on

Cobalt Directive Amended

August 18, 2015:

On Tuesday, August 18, the Ontario Racing Commission issued a Notice to the Industry which states that the commission has amended one of its directives to now reflect that claimed horses can be tested for cobalt....read on

If I Had A Hammer

August 17, 2015:

“The people at Armbro figured out how many I shod there, with a rough estimate from day one to the day they sold the farm, and it was well over 230,000”....read on / continuer à lire

World Trotting Conference To PEI In 2017

August 11, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that the 2017 World Trotting Conference will be held in Charlottetown, P.E.I. from August 13-20, 2017....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Pedigrees

August 6, 2015:

Pedigrees for the 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale are now available online....read on

By-Law #2 Amendments Passed

August 5, 2015:

On August 5, 2015, electronic and mail ballots that were cast by eligible Standardbred Canada Breeder members for amendments to By-Law #2 were tabulated....read on

Commission Adjusts Qualifying Rules

July 30, 2015:

At its meeting on Wednesday, July 30, the Board of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) approved a revised SB Rule on qualifying times, effective August 1, 2015....read on

Breeders: Fill Out Foal Location Report

July 27, 2015:

Breeders, if you have any foals born in 2015, Standardbred Canada is asking you to please complete the Foal Location Report, which is a form that can be completed for free online....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

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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