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O’Sullivan Squad Set For Battle

July 24, 2016:

On the heels of a career milestone, trainer Tony O’Sullivan will look to add to those numbers with a pair of freshmen colts in Monday's Battle of Waterloo eliminations at Grand River Raceway....read on

A Man Of Character And Joy

July 24, 2016:

Bruce Johnston was a communicator respected all across the sport of Standardbred racing. But to those who knew him, he was so much more -- always striving to make the industry better for generations to come....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Persists In Gerrity

July 23, 2016:

Despite being parked out through the first half-mile, Wiggle It Jiggleit forged on to win the eighth edition of the $260,000 Joe Gerrity Jr. Memorial Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Saturday, July 23....read on

Another Trophy For Betting Line

July 23, 2016:

Reigning division and North America Cup champion Betting Line captured his sixth straight victory in the second of two $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series divisions at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday evening (July 23)....read on

Field Set For Dream Of Glory

July 23, 2016:

It was the biggest crowd of the season on perhaps the hottest night of the year, as Hanover Raceway hosted two eliminations in the Dream of Glory Trot on Saturday, July 23....read on

D Gs Camme Ties Truro Track Record

July 23, 2016:

D Gs Camme added his name to another track's record books as he toured Truro Raceway in 1:53.2 to win the $7,500 Exhibition Cup Invitational Pace and close out an action-packed card of harness racing on Saturday, July 23....read on

Drivers Injured In Exhibition Park Spill

July 23, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that two drivers were sent to hospital after sustaining injuries in an accident at Exhibition Park Raceway on Saturday afternoon (July 23)....read on

Emerald Winners Lower Track Record

July 23, 2016:

All three winners of the Emerald Filly Stakes turned in track record performances on Saturday afternoon (July 23) at Century Downs, but it was Nightime Chase who ended the day with her winning time still standing as the fastest for a two-year-old filly pacer after a 1:56.1 victory in the final $16,667 division....read on

Racing Hill, Manhattan Beach Win Adios Eliminations

July 23, 2016:

Racing Hill, the 1-5 favourite, overpowered the field as he captured his elimination in the 50th edition of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids in 1:49.1, while Manhattan Beach found late racing room to take Saturday’s other $25,000 elimination at The Meadows....read on

Close Father-Son Finish In Feature

July 24, 2016:

Forever Paradise held off the late-charging All Turain to win the $2,200 Preferred Pace in a close finish for driver Mike McGuigan and his father on Saturday (July 23) at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

De Valeria Wins Georgian Preferred

July 24, 2016:

De Valeria avoided the early duel up front and then blew by in the stretch to win the featured $10,000 Preferred 2 Handicap for pacing fillies and mares on Saturday night (July 23) at Georgian Downs....read on

Cape Cod Off To A Winning Start

July 24, 2016:

Cape Cod made her first lifetime start on Saturday (July 23) at Kawartha Downs and it was a winning effort as the three-year-old daughter gave Nick Boyd a 1:58.4 ride to win the second race in front of a large crowd on the warm summer night....read on

Widger Wins First Leg Of All-Star Series

July 24, 2016:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino’s 2016 All-Star Driver Series highlighted the 14-race card on Saturday, July 23 and it was Sam Widger who took home top honours and won his share of the $5,000 first round prize....read on

Undercover Strike Upsets Open Trotters

July 24, 2016:

Yonkers Raceway’s pair of Saturday night $45,000 co-featured Open Handicaps were annexed by Undercover Strike (Tyler Buter, $43.60) and Sapphire City (Brent Holland, $8)....read on

Zeron, Miller Battle To Draw At Big M

July 24, 2016:

Like a pair of heavyweight boxers, Scott Zeron and David Miller battled back and forth all Saturday night long over the course of the 13-race program at The Meadowlands, and when Miller delivered the final blow, emerging with Rebel Jet ($9.80) from just off the pace to win the finale, the duo ended the night deadlocked with five winners each....read on

Napolitano Brothers Dominate At Pocono

July 23, 2016:

On Saturday night (July 23) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Anthony Napolitano returned to nighttime sulky action for the first time since a racing accident here on May 31, and there were no signs of rust visible on his driving skills....read on

Parkhill Horton Springs 11-1 Vernon Upset

July 23, 2016:

Parkhill Horton ($24.60) took full advantage of a clear pocket trip in Saturday's $7,500 top-level Miracle Mile Trot at Vernon Downs, upsetting odds-on pacesetter Lucid Thoughts in 1:54.4....read on

Prairie Fortune Circles Tioga Trotters

July 23, 2016:

Prairie Fortune ($4.90) mounted a bold three-wide push on the backstretch to circle his six rivals in Saturday (July 23) evening's $11,000 Open Handicap Trot at Tioga Downs, duelling late with the first-over Rossini for his third Open-level win in four starts....read on

Instant Thrill Romps In Claiming Final

July 23, 2016:

Instant Thrill was the point leader in his Claiming Championship Series category ($12,500-$15,000 horse and gelding pacers) and he showed that wasn't a fluke by smoking the field in the $15,600 finale at Buffalo Raceway on a steamy Saturday night (July 23)....read on

Flameon Triumphs In Running Aces Open

July 23, 2016:

The $12,000 Open Handicap Trot was the featured event on the Saturday night (July 23) harness racing card at Running Aces and the very sharp six-year-old gelding Flameon (by Angus Hall) picked up his eighth win of the year in just his 13th start by posting a dominant performance in the contest....read on

Eye-Catching Mile By $250,000 Yearling

July 23, 2016:

The penultimate edition of Breakfast With The Babies got underway at 9:00 a.m. on a pleasantly hot morning with a considerable cross track breeze....read on

Marino Enjoying Life And Success

July 23, 2016:

"After the accident, I wasn't even sure if I was going to get back to driving again or if I could even do it again physically."...read on

SC Rewind: Remembering Roger White

July 23, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the glory days of harness racing in Montreal and remembers one of the great horsemen of that era and also one of his principal owners. Together they formed a top notch stable that was very successful for a long period of time despite the high level of competition....read on

Noone To Depend On Leads Fillies; O'Sullivan Celebrates Milestone

July 22, 2016:

Six divisions of sophomore pacing fillies battled at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday evening (July 22) and Noone To Depend On captured her second Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots trophy to retain control of top spot in the division standings....read on

Freshmen Featured In Alberta Stakes

July 22, 2016:

Two-year-old pacing fillies and colts will get their first taste of stakes action at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino this weekend in the Emerald Filly Stakes and the inaugural Century Bets stakes....read on

Trainer Tunes Out Drama, Noise

July 22, 2016:

"I really try to just stay off social media at this point. I don’t read a bunch of stuff. I need to focus on my horses, not what everybody else is doing. I really just try to zone in and let the external noise figure itself out."...read on

Improving Filly's Form Just A 'Fad'?

July 22, 2016:

With just a week before the eliminations for the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks, Broadway Donna and All The Time have emerged as the top contenders to capture one of the most treasured prizes in harness racing for three-year-old fillies, but there is a lass in the Empire State that might very well travel to New Jersey to stake her claim to divisional honours....read on

Bring A Friend Winners Announced

July 22, 2016:

In conjunction with the successful Bring A Friend promotion that took place across Canada last weekend, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club planned a contest giving industry participants and their guests an opportunity to win some great prizes....read on

‘Battle’ Eliminations Drawn

July 22, 2016:

This coming Monday night (July 25), a total of 16 colts and 20 fillies will vie for a spot on the centre stage of Grand River Raceway’s marquee event, Industry Day....read on

Betting Line Is The Boss

July 22, 2016:

As a racehorse, Betting Line plays second fiddle to nobody. The Casie Coleman trainee has a mind of his own. But with team work and lots of patience from groom Paige Austin, the three-year-old could be unstoppable....read on / continuer à lire

Bathe, Scrape, Repeat

July 22, 2016:

Bathing horses is second nature to most in the harness racing business but there are a few things to keep in mind during times of hot and humid weather conditions....read on

Brian Hodgson Passes

July 21, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime horseman Brian Hodgson of Woodstock, Ont. passed away on Wednesday, July 20 at the age of 64....read on

Mister Herbie's Road To Recovery

July 21, 2016:

Four years after making Canadian harness racing history, Mister Herbie is another step closer to an on-track return....read on

Hall Of Fame Tickets Going Fast

July 20, 2016:

The 40th Anniversary Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner on Wednesday, August 3 promises to be an evening of celebration....read on

National Driving Championship Field

July 19, 2016:

The field for the 2016 National Driving Championship is now confirmed as the Quebec / Eastern Ontario Regional Driving Championship held this past Tuesday (July 12) at Hippodrome 3R determined the final two drivers....read on

Atlantic Bursary Winners Announced

July 18, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the winners for the 2016 Atlantic Bursary program. Each student will receive a $1,000 bursary towards their post secondary education for the 2016-2017 academic term....read on

Driving Championship Photos Added

July 13, 2016:

Trot Insider has posted photos from Tuesday night's Quebec-Eastern Ontario Regional Driving Championship at Hippodrome 3R where drivers Guy Gagnon and Brett MacDonald advanced to the National Driving Championship....read on

Details On OSAS Golf Tournament

July 12, 2016:

The date has been set and registration is now open for the 19th annual OSAS Charity Golf Tournament, supporting the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society....read on

Canadian Purse Cheque News

July 6, 2016:

Seeing as though there is uncertainty in regard to the services of Canada Post at this time, multiple entities within the horse racing industry have issued releases explaining their contingency plans if a work stoppage does in fact occur....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 28, 2016:

Statistics and results for the 2016 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest are now online and will be updated daily!....read on

2016 Stallion Reports

June 28, 2016:

Once again this year, the Reports of Mares Bred (stallion reports) will not be mailed....read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program

June 24, 2016:

The 2016 Enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

June 2, 2016:

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

Up To Date With '16 Eligibility Fees?

December 8, 2015:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2016 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2016....read on

Breeders: Fill Out Foal Location Report

July 27, 2015:

Breeders, if you have any foals born in 2016, 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


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