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Hambletonian Gets 11

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

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

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

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

Margarita Bi Headlines Top Trot

July 29, 2014:

Hippodrome 3R track record holder Margarita Bi will headline the track’s featured trotting event (Race 9) on Tuesday, July 29. The five-year-old mare will be looking to record her sixth win of the year....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

First OSS Start For Svanstedt

July 28, 2014:

Ake Svanstedt, the leading trainer in Sweden for many years, will make his first 2014 appearance in the Ontario Sires Stakes program Tuesday evening at Mohawk Racetrack....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

Glamour Boys Put On A Speedshow

July 28, 2014:

There was no shortage of speed when the Glamour Boys invaded Mohawk Racetrack for a set of Monday evening OSS Gold Series divisions – each worth $105,000....read on

Sportswriters Dominate Battle Elims

July 28, 2014:

Sportswriter has taken the province by storm this season, and all you had to do was watch Monday’s Battle Of Waterloo and Battle Of The Belles eliminations if you wanted proof....read on

Dream Maker To The Wayfaring Man

July 28, 2014:

Round two of the Dream Maker Series featured just a lone division during Tuesday evening’s 10-race card at Mohawk Racetrack, and The Wayfaring Man proved to be a cut above the other....read on

Fillies Scrap In New York Sires Stakes

July 29, 2014:

After a couple of days worth of hiatus, New York Sire Stakes returned downstate Monday night, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $226,200 Art Watson Pace for three-year-old fillies....read on

Top Honours For Do Me Honor

July 28, 2014:

Do Me Honor settled into the pocket, then blew by the leader in the lane to capture Monday’s $24,800 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....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

More On Gural/Meadowlands Deal

July 28, 2014:

A report out of New Jersey has provided more details about the deal that Jeff Gural struck with the state in order to take over operating control of the Meadowlands Racetrack....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

Driver: Mare Is On The Upswing

July 28, 2014:

“Sometimes you can tell [how good she will race] when you’re scoring down, but she’s really come back around her last few starts.”...read on

Kennedy On Atlantic Grand Circuit Week

July 28, 2014:

Atlantic Grand Circuit Week is now in the books, and Bruce Kennedy of the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition has said that the event was successful....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

Red Shores Post Time Changes

July 28, 2014:

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has announced that it has approved various post time changes for scheduled race dates at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park and Summerside Raceway....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Catalogue Online

July 27, 2014:

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

Megan Byrd Passes

July 28, 2014:

Megan Gay (nee Preston) Byrd, 52, passed away on July 22, 2014, after a valiant battle with leukemia....read on

Corwin Keith Nixon Sr. Passes

July 28, 2014:

Corwin Keith Nixon, Sr., 67, of Lebanon, Ohio, passed away on July 26, 2014....read on

Draw Reminder For Holiday Cards

July 28, 2014:

Horse Racing New Brunswick will have not one, but two cards this upcoming holiday long weekend. The programs will be taking place at Connell Park and Fredericton Raceway....read on

Chaplaincy Golf Tournament Set

July 27, 2014:

The Standardbred Race Track Chaplaincy of Canada's annual golf tournament, sponsored by Luc and Anita Ouellette, is set for September 10 at Granite Ridge Golf Course on Dublin Line in Milton, Ont....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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