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'Flanagan' Seeks More Memories

August 24, 2016:

“My father, even though he passed away six years ago, he is somewhere living still in the horse. I never expected this. Even my father, if he was alive, he wouldn’t believe it. It’s really something. When you have that once-in-a-lifetime horse, it’s wonderful.”...read on

Nahar, Sedins To Maple Leaf Trot?

August 24, 2016:

Two of the most prominent owners of Standardbred racehorses in the National Hockey League just might make an appearance at one of Canada's most prestigious stakes events next month....read on

2016 Stallion Report Due Sept. 1

August 15, 2016:

If you have a stallion that has bred mares in 2016, please follow the 'eShop' on this website....read on

At Least Our PM Likes Racing...

August 24, 2016:

“Right now the thing that confuses me the most is how this is the best two people we can come up with for president.”...read on

Updated: George Horder Passes

August 23, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Ontario Racing Commission Judge George Horder has passed away at the age of 77....read on

Davis To Receive Neville Award

August 24, 2016:

The late Roy D. Davis, owner of back-to-back Little Brown Jug champions, will be honoured as the 2016 Joseph Neville Memorial Award winner by the Delaware County Fair....read on

Jamieson Doubles In Grassroots

August 24, 2016:

Driver Jody Jamieson made the trip to Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening to drive a quartet of three-year-old pacing colts in their second last regular season Grassroots start and scored two wins, one second and one third....read on

Steacy Feted For Money Milestone

August 23, 2016:

The barn of trainer Mark Steacy has been on a roll this season at Mohawk Racetrack, and Tuesday evening the conditioner celebrated a special milestone....read on

Trotters Tussle In Coupe De L'Avenir

August 23, 2016:

Two-year-old trotters went head-to-head in a set of non-wagering Coupe De L’Avenir eliminations Tuesday evening at Hippodrome 3R, with Bastiano and Joyce Lavec capturing their respective assignments....read on

Fillies Sizzle In Ohio Sires Stakes

August 23, 2016:

Seven $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes for two-year-old fillies graced Scioto Down’s oval on Tuesday afternoon with 25 trotters and 35 pacers lining up behind the starting gate. It was the fourth and final leg of the series, which for some, determined their eligibility for a starting berth in the $250,000 OSS Championships, set for Sept. 3 at Northfield Park....read on

Stake Record For Undefeated Cant I

August 23, 2016:

Cant I extended her career unbeaten streak to four — and set a stake record to boot — in Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Sires Stake at The Meadows....read on

Harrington Feature To Shine N Shimmer

August 23, 2016:

Howard Taylor's Shine N Shimmer won the featured $15,000 Fillies and Mares Open Tuesday at Harrington Raceway in 1:53.1....read on

Metro, Shes A Great Lady Elims Set

August 23, 2016:

The pacing stars of today and tomorrow are set to clash at Mohawk Racetrack for the Canadian Pacing Derby, Metro Pace and Shes A Great Lady....read on

Define The World Visits Hanover

August 23, 2016:

As part of the Hanover Hospital Foundation Fundraising Day and the Balanced Image Trot final, Define The World will be on hand for a meet and greet picture opportunity Saturday....read on

Purse Increase At Tioga Downs

August 23, 2016:

Tioga Downs officials announced today a 20 per cent across-the-board purse increase, applied retroactively to races from Friday, August 19, and effective through the end of the current meet (Saturday, September 17)....read on

Announcer’s Bad Day At The Office

August 23, 2016:

Announcers call a lot of races and nobody is perfect – especially with a hot mic. It’s safe to say that every race caller probably has probably made some rather significant gaffs while on the job. In the case of a particular announcer, he gave a call this past weekend that he will surely remember for the rest of his life....read on

Clerk Arrested; Wagering Alleged

August 23, 2016:

It has been reported that a pari-mutuel clerk was arrested last week after his till was short almost $12,000. It is alleged that the clerk was betting on races with money from his till while he was on the job....read on

Yonkers Trot, Messenger Entrants

August 23, 2016:

Hambletonian winner Marion Marauder will begin his quest for the second jewel of the Trotting Triple Crown this Saturday night (August 27), as he will lead nine three-year-olds in the lone elimination for the 62nd edition of the Yonkers Trot....read on

Top Pacer Turned Super Producer

August 23, 2016:

When he retired pacing filly Bolero Takara to the broodmare ranks in 1999, after a brilliant 18-race career that ended with a runner-up finish to Odies Fame in the Breeders Crown final, owner Paul Deslauriers of Quebec City said “with her spirit, I’m confident she’ll produce good horses.”...read on

Leonard Hill Passes

August 23, 2016:

It is with great sadness that the family of lifelong horseman Leonard Hill announces his passing....read on

Officials Pleased With Prix D’Ete Day

August 23, 2016:

Despite the rain later in the day, Sunday’s Prix D’Ete was a big success, according to Hippodrome 3R General Manager Vincent Trudel....read on

ID Technician In Trois-Rivières Region

August 23, 2016:

SC Identification Technician Daniel St-Jacques will be in the Trois-Rivières region on August 27 and 28 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Motorino Favored At Summerside

August 23, 2016:

Live Standardbred racing will return to Red Shores’ Summerside Raceway on Wednesday night (August 24) under the lights....read on

Post Time Changes At Truro

August 23, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that post time changes have been approved for a total of four upcoming programs of live racing at Truro Raceway....read on

Fan Club At The Ex

August 23, 2016:

Standardbred Canada’s I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is taking part in the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) this Tuesday and Friday....read on

Grand River Training Notice

August 22, 2016:

Officials at Grand River Raceway have announced that the track will be closed for training on Thursday, August 25 and Saturday, August 27....read on

No Georgian Qualifying Saturday

August 22, 2016:

Officials with Georgian Downs have announced that the track will not be holding a qualifying session this coming Saturday (August 27)....read on

Duo Commits To Earl Rowe Memorial

August 22, 2016:

Officials from Georgian Downs have informed Trot Insider of some of the details surrounding the track’s big card of live racing this Saturday (August 27), which will feature the $100,000 Honourable Earl Rowe Memorial Trot and an Ontario Sires Stakes Gold leg for three-year-old male trotters....read on

‘Darlin’s Time Is Now

August 22, 2016:

It’s been less than 48 hours since Darlinonthebeach decimated her foes in the $350,000 Valley Forge at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and while any Grand Circuit triumph is a momentous occasion, the joy from this particular victory will not diminish over the passage of time for the filly’s connections....read on

Wanna Drive A Horse On Saturday?

August 22, 2016:

Have you ever wanted to experience the thrill of harness racing from the driver’s seat? Well, here is your chance!...read on

Life Changer For Doug McIntosh

August 22, 2016:

“There have been a lot of other great horses that I’ve really enjoyed and made me a lot more money and brought me a lot more success, but this filly was dear to me and she would try so hard every time.”...read on

ID Technician East Of Peterborough

August 22, 2016:

SC Identification Technician Bruce Redmond will be making his last visit for this year in the region situated between Peterborough and Napanee on September 6 and 7 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Hudak, A-Mac & Fractional Ownership

August 22, 2016:

"We're now competing with restaurants, Great Wolf Lodges, movie theatres for disposable income from families and that's really what we've always had to do for this industry."...read on

Dan Gall At Hippodrome 3R

August 21, 2016:

After making stops in Alberta and Prince Edward Island earlier this week, new Standardbred Canada President & CEO Dan Gall has made his way to Quebec for a stop at Hippodrome 3R....read on

SC Rewind: Old Track Roll Call

August 20, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the time when small town racetracks were commonplace, existing in almost every community across the land. He is asking for reader's input in identifying those precious few that are still left. Also welcomed are special recollections of those places that have passed on but still remain as cherished memories....read on

Dan Gall Hits Old Home Week

August 18, 2016:

After a tour of Century Downs in Alberta, Standardbred Canada's President & CEO Dan Gall has headed east for his first taste of Old Home Week and harness racing on Prince Edward Island....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

August 17, 2016:

"When receiving my appointment to the position I promised the Board and our employees that it would be eyes and ears wide open as I assumed my new responsibilities, with a commitment to reach out to our members and stakeholders to better understand the concerns and issues of the industry and to find out what expectations the industry has of Standardbred Canada going forward."...read on

Submission Due Date Nears

August 17, 2016:

Officials with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario would like to thank everyone that has already responded to its consultation paper, ‘Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario.’ Just a reminder that the deadline for submissions is Friday, August 26....read on

Alberta Stakes Noms Due September 1

August 15, 2016:

Official with the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association would like to remind all horsepeople that nominations for Western Canada Pacing Derby #54 and Northlands Filly Pace #33 are due September 1....read on

ID Technician In New Brunswick

August 15, 2016:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in New Brunswick on August 23 and 24 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Pedigrees

August 4, 2016:

Pedigrees for the 2016 Canadian Yearling Sale are now available online....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

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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