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New Owner Discusses The Plunge

February 23, 2017:

“Once I got four or five months into it, my goal was to have an open pacer, an open mare and an open trotter. I think we’re kind of there now. We might be light on the trotter side but we’ll see. I guess time will tell.”...read on

Support For Unified Rules

February 23, 2017:

Participants from across the nation have backed Standardbred Canada's call for a national set of rules and regulations for the country's harness racing industry....read on

Ontario Group Issues Statement

February 23, 2017:

In a statement issued Thursday (February 22) the Horse Peoples' Alliance of Ontario addressed Ontario Racing's Letter of Intent webinar as well as a perceived lack of financial disclosure pertaining to the province's horse racing industry....read on

Stakes Success For Pacing-Bred Trotter

February 23, 2017:

“She was a two-year-old when we switched her over to trotting. We couldn’t get her to pace at all, but when we took off the hopples it was a different story.”...read on

Mackenzie To Make NA Debut

February 23, 2017:

“She’s a big mare, but she seems to get around the tracks good. She’s got plenty of class. She’s fairly young. It’s a shame she’s got to start up in the top class, but she’s won so much money that she has to start up there for a while.”...read on

But What Does It Mean For You?

February 22, 2017:

"What Amy and I have accomplished in building a 61-horse stable from nothing, and clientele list with over 200 active participants, will pale in comparison to the foundation we are building for this industry"...read on

Publication To Celebrate 250 Years

February 23, 2017:

A full 100 years before the confederation of Canada, the first advertised horse race took place in 1767 on the Plains of Abraham....read on

Ladys Dude To Make 2017 Debut

February 23, 2017:

On Friday night, the Meadowlands Racetrack will present an 11-race program conducted under spring-like conditions with temperatures in the 60s all weekend....read on

SRF Has Breedings For Sale

February 23, 2017:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) has new breedings for sale, and also appreciates the donation of breedings throughout the season....read on

Solid Queen Prevails In Preferred

February 22, 2017:

Driver Garrett Rooney worked out a perfect pocket trip aboard Solid Queen to take the $7,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 Pace on Wednesday evening at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

'Mac' Caps Big Day For Connections

February 22, 2017:

It was a five-win card for Corey Callahan topped by a 1:52.2 victory by Tough Mac in the $20,000 Open Handicap Trot on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at Dover Downs. Trainer Dylan Davis had four wins while owner Mike Casalino tripled....read on

Pertty Music Upsets Pompano Mares

February 22, 2017:

With much of the attention focusing on Godiva Seelster (3-5) and Wild Wanda (5-2), it was Pertty Music, handled to perfection by George Napolitano Jr., turning the tables in Pompano Park’s $11,500 Open Handicap Pace for mares on Wednesday night (February 22)....read on

Wanna Rock N Roll, Monti Star At Buffalo

February 22, 2017:

Wanna Rock N Roll couldn't win the battle for the lead off the starting gate, but she ended up winning the war to the wire instead....read on

Call For Justice Finds Room Late To Win

February 22, 2017:

Racing off a 13-week layoff, Call For Justice found an escape route late and went on to capture Wednesday’s $20,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Mission Brief Retired, Sold

February 22, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that world champion trotting mare Mission Brief has been retired and sold....read on

Cape Breton Auction & Dance Details

February 22, 2017:

The Cape Breton Island Horsemen Association will be hosting a fundraising auction and dance on Saturday, April 1 at the Emera Centre, starting at 6 p.m....read on

Betting Line's Book Full And Closed

February 22, 2017:

Hanover Shoe Farms announced on Wednesday, Feb. 22 that Betting Line's book is full and closed for 2017....read on

A Conversation With Joe Bongiorno

February 22, 2017:

"I’m super appreciative of all the trainers and owners that have been supporting me. Hopefully this year I can build on it and drive some more stakes horses and maybe get a few nice stakes wins."...read on

Fraser Track Conditions Discussed

February 22, 2017:

Officials from Harness Racing BC and the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation have commented on the current state of the track at Fraser Downs, which has been hampered by numerous freeze/thaw cycles this winter....read on

Shadow Play’s Book Full, Closed

February 22, 2017:

Blue Chip Farms, in conjunction with Winbak Farms Canada, is pleased to announce that Shadow Play’s book is full and closed for 2017....read on

We Still Love You, Dolly

February 22, 2017:

The team at The Raceway at Western Fair District produced a video feature with some of the track's top drivers for viewing at the 2016 Awards Banquet. That light-hearted and entertaining video has been shared online....read on

Winter Warm-Up Handicapping Contest

February 22, 2017:

There's nothing like a handicapping contest to warm you up and re-energize your spirits in the dead of winter! The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has organized the first handicapping contest of 2017 to help get rid of those winter blues....read on

Mohawk To Host Community Job Fair

February 22, 2017:

Mohawk Racetrack, in partnership with multiple organizations in the Town of Milton, will be hosting the first Community Job Fair on Monday, March 6 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m....read on

Do You Know The Code?

February 22, 2017:

Many of the students who had not heard of the new Equine Code of Practice are quickly realizing its value in assessing their horse's management....read on

Hall Of Fame Noms Due March 1

February 22, 2017:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has issued a reminder to the horse racing community that the deadline to nominate horses or people for the Class of 2017 is one week away (Wednesday, March 1).

Nominations of those who have made a significant contribution to Canadian horse racing are being accepted for the following categories:...read on

Scholarship Applications Available

February 22, 2017:

The Christian Harness Horsemen’s Association wants to see harness racing youth succeed. To help the students, the CHHA plans to award two scholarships in 2017....read on

ARCI Appointment For Loney

February 22, 2017:

Rhea P. Loney, who led the successful ‘frog juice’ prosecution of Quarter Horse trainers in Louisiana, has been appointed chair of the Association of Racing Commissioners International’s regulatory attorneys committee, ARCI chair Judy Wagner announced....read on

Watch The Dan Patch Awards

February 22, 2017:

The best in harness racing in 2016 will be honoured this Sunday night (February 26) at the annual U.S. Harness Writers Association’s Dan Patch Awards dinner....read on

Trainer Suspended For Refusing Testing

February 21, 2017:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) has reached an agreement with a participant for a five-year suspension and $5,000 fine following his refusal to comply with equine drug testing regulations....read on

Stakeholder Working Group Details

February 21, 2017:

Following the release of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s (AGCO) ‘Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario’ Findings Report last week, three Working Groups are being established to review and make recommendations for policy reform....read on

A Special Trip North Of The Border

February 21, 2017:

Horseman George Teague recently provided Trot Insider with an update on his star pacer, Wiggle It Jiggleit. At that time, Teague did not mention that he’d be making a trip north of the border in just a few short weeks....read on

Rankin Case Back In The Media

February 21, 2017:

It has been 10 years since the murder of hobby horseman/racing enthusiast Randy Rankin rocked the southern Ontario Standardbred industry. Now, after a decade, the cold case has resurfaced in the mainstream media....read on

More To Help ‘Big M’ Broadcast Team

February 21, 2017:

With ‘Racing From The Meadowlands’ host Sam McKee on the mend, several industry participants have been recruited to support the existing team on the Meadowlands’ broadcast....read on

Emprize Hanover's Family Day Foal

February 21, 2017:

After her adoptive and supportive role as a surrogate mom in 2016, it's perhaps only fitting that broodmare Emprize Hanover would deliver her 2017 foal on a holiday known as Family Day....read on

Doug Brown Heading To PEI

February 21, 2017:

Trot Insider has learmed that Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame inductee Doug Brown will be headed to Prince Edward Island this spring....read on

Brotherly Love Brings Nixon Back

February 20, 2017:

Justin Nixon is sitting on a stool in the Woodbine paddock trying to figure out an issue with a friend’s iPhone....read on

From Parliament Hill To Standardbreds

February 20, 2017:

How is an award-winning Manitoba-bred horse -- currently competing successfully in Ontario -- connected to one of Canada's Members of Parliament?...read on

Horse Racing Meets Nintendo

February 20, 2017:

Move over, Mr. Baillargeon. There's a new Mario looking to gain a foothold in horse racing circles....read on

Manitoba 2016 Awards Presented

February 19, 2017:

The top performers of the 2016 Manitoba harness racing season were recognized at the annual industry awards banquet on Saturday, Feb. 18 in Miami, Manitoba....read on

Outspoken And Out For Change

February 19, 2017:

"I want to see [horse racing] prosper. I think I'm the right guy for the job because for 30 years, it always seemed my vision was not of its time, and now I've got a board of directors that endorses it"...read on / continuer à lire

Poll: 2017's Returning Stars

February 19, 2017:

Of the returning 2016 O'Brie‎n Award winning horses, which are you most looking forward to seeing compete in 2017?...read on

McKee "Looking Better Every Day"

February 18, 2017:

The family of Sam McKee has provided another progress report on the Hall of Famer after he suffered a serious stroke earlier this month....read on

SC Rewind: The Filion Pace

February 18, 2017:

In this week's Rewind, Robert Smith recalls a rather rare happening on New Years Day 1975. The members of a famous Quebec racing family gathered to put on a memorable show for the racing patrons at Connaught Park in Hull and had a lot of fun in the process....read on

All In The Family For Wellwoods

February 18, 2017:

Bill Wellwood accomplished much with his thoughtful attention to detail as a trainer and harness horseman, quite enough to be inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame....read on

OSAS Show Dates Announced

February 17, 2017:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s 2017 show dates have been announced as July 16 and September 3....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Returns

February 17, 2017:

"People act surprised and question that I'm not racing him now and I'm like 'this horse raced more than any three-year-old, and he raced as much as any four-year-old, and better than any three- and four-year-old I've seen in recent years' and everybody says 'there's something wrong with him'."...read on

EHV-1 Confirmed In Ontario

February 16, 2017:

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1)....read on

AGCO Releases Finding Report

February 16, 2017:

In the spring of 2016, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) launched its ‘Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario’ project, directed at modernizing the regulatory rules that govern horse racing in Ontario....read on

Stay Mindful Of EHV-1 Signs

February 15, 2017:

It’s that time of year again when horses are returning home from racing, training and competition grounds south of the border....read on

Canadian Submissions Wanted For 2017 International Media Awards

February 14, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is calling for entries for the 2017 International Media Awards competition which is a component of the World Trotting Conference to be held in Charlottetown, PEI this August....read on

SC, Forest City Announce The London Selected Yearling Sale

February 14, 2017:

Standardbred Canada and Forest City Standardbred Sales Inc. are proud to announce that agreement in principle has been reached to combine the two yearling sales into one which is scheduled to take place at the Western Fair District Metroland Media Agriplex in London, Ont. on the weekend of October 14 and 15, 2017....read on

Letter Of Intent Published

February 10, 2017:

As part of its information session on Friday (February 10), Ontario Racing published the executed Letter Of Intent (LOI), the nonbinding legal document which underpins the proposed long-term funding agreement for horse racing in Ontario....read on

2017 Standardbred Horse Improvement Program (HIP) Details

February 10, 2017:

As part of Ontario Racing’s (OR) vision to be the customer-focused leader and representative voice of a world class horse racing industry, OR has been tasked with directing breed improvement programs, including the Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP)....read on

Governance Changes For Ontario Racing

February 9, 2017:

Ontario Racing (OR) is pleased to announce that OR governance has continued to evolve to ensure the Board of Directors is representative of the broader horse racing industry and to ensure that OR is led by experienced and knowledgeable individuals....read on

2017 OSS Schedule Released

February 9, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to release the 2017 Ontario Sires Stakes race schedule....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

February 6, 2017:

"In early January as I was watching the World Junior Hockey gold medal game between Canada and the United States, I felt terribly disappointed at the end, when after three hours of incredibly exciting hockey, we watched the gold medal awarded with a passive, slow and boring shootout"....read on / continuer à lire

National Rules & Regulations Survey

February 6, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is launching a national vote on whether our members want to see one set of rules for all racing in Canada...read on

Preliminary Long Term Funding Consultation Report Released

February 3, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to release a preliminary report that summarizes the views and perspectives received from industry stakeholders regarding a proposed long term funding framework for horse racing in Ontario....read on

2017 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 10, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2017 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Open Letter To SC's Ontario Members

December 19, 2016:

The following is an open letter penned by Dan Gall, Standardbred Canada's President & CEO, to the organization's Ontario-based members....read on

Up To Date With '17 Eligibility Fees?

December 5, 2016:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2017 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2017....read on

National Survey On Horse Racing

November 16, 2016:

The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, in close collaboration with Standardbred Canada, is undertaking a National study on the horse racing industry. The study seeks to come to a better understanding of the horse racing industry in Canada and to draw a picture of those who are active in the sector....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


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