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SC Rewind: Small Town Tracks

May 23, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes a rather nostalgic look at the era of small town racing, a sort of combination history and geography session....read on

Waasmula Repeats In Preferred

May 22, 2015:

Waasmula earned her second consecutive victory in the $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace at Woodbine Racetrack with another front-end effort on Friday night....read on

2015 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 6, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has released the first list of 2015 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

City Of London Elims Continue

May 22, 2015:

The trotters were in the spotlight on Friday night as the City Of London Series eliminations continued at The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

Feelin Flush Sets New Century Record

May 23, 2015:

Feelin Flush established a new track record of 1:53 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino while winning the $10,500 Fillies & Mares Open Pace in wire-to-wire fashion for trainer/driver Travis Cullen....read on

Guess Who's Poised For Stakes Sweep?

May 22, 2015:

Friday night featured the second leg of the New Jersey Sires Stakes (NJSS) for three-year-old trotters with the fillies and colts each competing in a single $25,000 race with next week's $100,000 finals as their target....read on

Krispy Apple Wins Third Straight Open

May 22, 2015:

With the Stanley Cup playoffs down to the nitty and the gritty, it was apropos that Krispy Apple (Jason Bartlett, $3.20) would record a Friday night hat trick....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit To Make Indiana Debut

May 22, 2015:

The opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action for the three-year-old pacing colts will highlight the star-studded 14-race card at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, May 23....read on

Flanigen Wins Five Races At Buffalo

May 23, 2015:

Driver Jack Flanigen steamrolled his way to five victories while it was 'family night' for the Monti crew in sharing top honours at Buffalo Raceway on Friday evening (May 22)....read on

Purity Never In Doubt In Vernon Distaff

May 22, 2015:

Michael Casalino's Purity ($6.60) was never in doubt, sprinting off through a :55.1 back half to soundly defeat her four rivals in Friday (May 22) evening's $10,000 Mares Open Pace at Vernon Downs....read on

New Owner Program Revived

May 22, 2015:

There will be an extra buzz at Ontario racetracks this summer, as the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association renews the highly successful New Owner Mentoring Program....read on

Phone Terror Dials Up Another Win

May 22, 2015:

Phone Terror challenged Do Me Honor midway down the backside and needed the rest of the mile to put her away as she captured Friday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace at the Meadows....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

Geller Replacing Loiselle At Woodbine

May 22, 2015:

On Friday, May 22, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that Robert Geller will succeed Dan Loiselle as Woodbine's Thoroughbred race caller....read on

Campbell At Mohawk Qualifiers Again

May 22, 2015:

Mohawk Racetrack held just five qualifying dashes during its Friday, May 22 morning session, but for the second week in a row, driver John Campbell was out mixing it up over the seven-eighths-mile Campbellville oval....read on

McNairs Sponsor Charity Fun Run

May 21, 2015:

A local father-son harness racing duo is sponsoring up to 20 children to run in the upcoming Giddy Up and Gallop Kids Fun Run held at Grand River Raceway on June 12, 2015....read on

Bring A Friend Challenge Returns

May 21, 2015:

Here’s your chance to share the passion you feel for Canadian harness racing and be an ambassador for the sport! The Bring A Friend National Challenge is back for the third consecutive year and will be hosted at tracks across the country from July 9-12....read on

Association Offers Florida Scholarship

May 22, 2015:

Steven Wolf, president of the Florida Chapter of the United States Harness Racing Writers Association (USHWA), has announced that the chapter is now accepting applications for its 2015 Allen J. Finkelson Scholarship Awards....read on

Sires Stakes Saturday At Meadowlands

May 22, 2015:

The second leg of the New Jersey Sires Stakes for three-year-old pacers fields one $25,000 division each of fillies and colts at The Meadowlands on Saturday night. The top 10 from the two elimination legs will race in the $100,000 finals on Saturday, May 30....read on

Summerside Racing Returns Sunday

May 22, 2015:

Red Shores harness racing is getting revved up with three race cards this week, including Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Charlottetown Driving Park and the 2015 season opener at Summerside Raceway on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m....read on

Grand River Open House Sunday

April 30, 2015:

Back by popular demand, Grand River Raceway will host its seventh annual backstretch Open House on Sunday, May 24. Guests are invited to drop in any time from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a rare glimpse of horse racing behind the scenes....read on

Big Guns To Taylor Memorial

May 21, 2015:

Howard Taylor has enjoyed many memorable moments in harness racing, but nothing in his past might compare to the emotions he will feel this weekend....read on

ASHA Announces Contest Winner

May 21, 2015:

What do you get when you cross Wink N Atcha with Bette Blue Chip? The cutest little filly named 'Pinkie Pie.' Pinkie Pie was the winning submission in the 2015 'Name That Foal' contest sponsored by Meridian Farms and the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association....read on

Confederation Cup Winners & Photos

May 21, 2015:

All Bets Off may have picked up the lion’s share of the purse on Sunday at Flamboro Downs, but he wasn’t the only winner on ‘Cup Day’!...read on

Inverness Qualifying Dates Announced

May 21, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved four dates for upcoming qualifying sessions at Inverness Raceway in Nova Scotia....read on

Dream Field For Invitational Trot

May 20, 2015:

“It’s like a mini Elitloppet. This would have been a top field in Elitloppet elimination, anyway. It’s going to be a great race.”...read on

Elliott To Make Home Track Debut

May 20, 2015:

After opening the 2015 edition of the Racing Under Saddle Ontario circuit this past weekend with a victory, Clinton native Natalie Elliott will make her home track debut at Clinton Raceway on Sunday, May 24 as the final race on the card....read on

Downey On N.B. Race Dates

May 20, 2015:

Horse Racing New Brunswick President Dr. Mitchell Downey has stated that live cards of pari-mutuel harness racing in the province will kick off in July, as opposed to May....read on

Notice Regarding Buprenorphine

May 20, 2015:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has issued a notice to the harness racing industry regarding buprenorphine....read on

Reminder: Zoom Spring Fever

May 20, 2015:

May’s Zoom Challenge theme is ‘Spring Fever.’ The 'I Love Canadian Horse Racing' fan club is looking for any type of horse photos that say ‘spring is here!’...read on

Modern Legend Heads To Philly

May 20, 2015:

"He’s probably started out at least as well as I would have expected for this season. I’m very happy with that."...read on

Bee A Magician Vs. Father Patrick

May 19, 2015:

Three invitationals headline a star-studded program Sunday afternoon at Harrah's Philadelphia, each racing for a purse of $150,000....read on

State Treasurer To Defend Title

May 19, 2015:

Defending champion State Treasurer will be back in the Forest City next Friday night (May 29) in search of an unprecedented third straight Molson Pace title as the field for this year’s $150,000 Invitational takes shape....read on

Art Rooney Pace Attracts 13

May 19, 2015:

The connections of 13 three-year-old male pacers have entered their charges to contest the 25th edition of Yonkers Raceway’s Art Rooney Pace....read on

In The Sulky With Ron Burke

May 17, 2015:

One trainer recently said that Ron Burke let Mission Brief trot too fast as a two-year-old, and as a result she wouldn't be one of the top three-year-old trotters of 2015. How did Burke reply?...read on

Collaboration, Investment Are Key

May 17, 2015:

"There are so many more gaming options now, especially with the internet. It’s not a lost cause. The younger generation can be attracted by new games; look how poker tournaments have taken off. But you’ve got to find a way to reach them and make it simple"....read on / continuer à lire

2015 Yearling Nomination Form

May 5, 2015:

Owners of yearlings eligible to be nominated to the Ontario Sires Stakes should be aware that yearling nomination forms were mailed in mid-April according to the information in the Standardbred Canada computer system at that time....read on

Fifty-Six ‘Cup’ Eligibles Remain

May 1, 2015:

The Pepsi North America Cup is less than two months away and the connections of 56 sophomore pacing colts and geldings have made the latest sustaining payment to keep their three-year-old on the ‘Cup’ trail....read on

Racing In Ontario's 2015 Budget

April 23, 2015:

On Thursday, Ontario's Finance Minister Charles Souza released the 2015 Budget. While the province's horse racing industry wasn't referenced in terms of an increase or decrease to funding, the Budget did hint to other proposed changes....read on

2015 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 21, 2015:

For the past several years, Trot Magazine's Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book has served as an initial barometer for the colts and geldings that may be in the running for the richest prize in Canadian harness racing....read on

Canada Hosts The World In 2017

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it will host the 2017 World Trotting Conference and World Driving Championship....read on

In Need Of A Nurse Mare?

March 4, 2010:

Standardbred Canada's Nurse Mare Program is designed to assist in matching orphaned or rejected foals with nurse mares, and now the process is even easier....read on

Up To Date With '15 Eligibility Fees?

December 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2015 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2015....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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