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Grana Padanno Upsets In Preferred

May 30, 2016:

Grana Padanno spent most of the mile buried on the rail in Monday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot, but he managed to shake loose in deep stretch en route to posting a 7-1 upset in 1:53.1....read on

Medusa Lowers Meadows Record

May 30, 2016:

Medusa zipped to the front from Post 6, held off the late charge of Set Me Up and scored in 1:50 — fastest ever by an older mare at The Meadows — in Monday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace....read on

Class Six Clicks In Harrington Open

May 30, 2016:

Burke Racing Stable and Weaver Bruscemi's Class Six was a 1:52.4 winner in the $16,000 Open Pace Monday at Harrington Raceway....read on

Fillies Shine In Ohio Sires Stakes

May 30, 2016:

A quartet of $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies featured some spectacular performances by Buckeye-bred distaffs on a special matinee program Monday at Scioto Downs....read on

Vernon Preferred To Dudes The Man

May 30, 2016:

Commencing his move upon exiting the far turn, M & L of Delaware and Victoria Dickinson's Dude's The Man worked to the fore in mid-stretch to capture the Memorial Day feature at Vernon Downs, a $10,000 Open/Preferred Pace....read on

Mandatory Pay In Effect At Pompano

May 30, 2016:

Pompano Park closes out its successful 2015-2016 meeting on Tuesday night (May 31) with a mandatory payout on its Super Hi-5 finale along with two Open Handicap events....read on

Saratoga Feature To Hollywood Jess

May 30, 2016:

Hollywood Jess pulled off the mild upset in Monday’s feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel as the Dave Dewhurst trainee parlayed her pocket ride to a 1:59.3 victory....read on

Fireyourguns Wires Tioga Foes

May 30, 2016:

Western New York pacing stalwart Fireyourguns made his 2016 debut at Tioga Downs a winning one, blazing a :26.4 third quarter up the backstretch en route to a 1:51 pillar-to-post win in the featured $11,000 Open Pace on Memorial Day....read on

Leal, McCagherty On Kawartha Future

May 30, 2016:

“Skip's goal from the outset has been to race as long as we can. There is no reason as long as we continue to enjoy the support of the public, the horsemen and, particularly, the Ontario government, horse racing can't continue at Kawartha Downs.”...read on

Beyond Our Comfort Zone

May 30, 2016:

Do we have a good grasp of what potential investors know and don’t know about harness racing?....read on / continuer à lire

North America Cup-Date: May 30

May 30, 2016:

With the entry box for the 2016 Pepsi North America Cup eliminations closing in eight days, the eligible three-year-old pacers continue to prepare and impress on the road to Canadian harness racing's biggest prize....read on

Hanover Meet Kicks Off Saturday

May 30, 2016:

Hanover Raceway’s 2016 meet of live harness racing will kick off this Saturday (June 4)....read on

Former S-Bred Tracks Make The News

May 30, 2016:

A couple of former Standardbred racetracks have made the news in the past few days due to future re-purposing and demolition....read on

Georgian Meet Kicks Off Saturday

May 30, 2016:

Georgian Downs in Innisfil, Ont. will kick off its 2016 meet of live harness racing this coming Saturday (June 4)....read on

Meeting At Summerside Tuesday

May 30, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the Prince County Horsemen’s Club on PEI will be holding its semi-annual meeting on Tuesday, May 31....read on

Quebec-Bred Series Continues Tuesday

May 30, 2016:

Both trotting mares and horses will be in the limelight on Tuesday evening (May 31) at the Hippodrome 3R in the second round of the Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-olds....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Dazzles In Mullin

May 29, 2016:

Wiggle It Jiggleit came within one-fifth of a second of the world record for four-year-old male pacers and set an overall track record at Harrah's Philadelphia in a triumphant rematch with Rockin Ron in the Dorothy Mullin Invitational Pace, one of three $200,000 Invitationals on Sunday's (May 29) harness racing card....read on

Nuncio Wins 2016 Elitlopp

May 29, 2016:

Under a patient steer from driver Örjan Kihlström, Nuncio was victorious in the 2016 Elitlopp Final at Sweden's Solvalla Racecourse....read on

SF Razamatazz Tops Truro Pacers

May 30, 2016:

There was no stopping Sf Razamatazz on Sunday afternoon (May 29) as he went wire-to-wire to earn the first win of his 10-year-old campaign in the $1,475 Winners Over Pace at Truro Raceway....read on

Another Rideau Victory For Unabating

May 30, 2016:

Unabating seems to be making the Rideau Carleton Raceway winner's circle his second home this month as he stopped by for his third photo op following another victory in the weekly $6,800 Winners Over Handicap Trot on Sunday, May 29....read on

Dead-Heat In Flamboro Finale

May 29, 2016:

The final race of the meet at Flamboro Downs ended in a dead-heat with Single White Sock ($3.70) and Intended Royalty ($7.70) inseparable winners of the $9,000 Preferred 3 Pace on Sunday night (May 29)....read on

Marina Desbi Upsets In Alliance Series

May 29, 2016:

The Alliance Spring Series continued on Sunday afternoon (May 29) at Clinton Raceway with Marina Desbi pulling off an 11-1 upset in a division for $6,000 claiming filly and mare pacers....read on

Audreys Dream Sets Century Record

May 29, 2016:

Audreys Dream etched his name in the track record book at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino with a 1:52.2 victory in Sunday (May 29) afternoon's $10,500 Open Pace....read on

Opening Day At Dresden Raceway

May 29, 2016:

Live harness racing returned to Dresden Raceway on Sunday afternoon (May 29) for the 2016 season and driver Alex Lilley was the star of Opening Day....read on

Chaleurs Fantasy Doubles In 3R Series

May 29, 2016:

Chaleurs Fantasy was a repeat winner in the second round of the Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-old pacers at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday (May 29) while Electric Western defeated first leg victor Atomic Million AM in their division....read on

Stakes Season Begins At Summerside

May 29, 2016:

The opening day of stakes season is now part of history as Red Shores Summerside played host to the Ruby Chappell Memorial Stakes for three-year-old fillies while the three-year-old colts performed in divisions of the Bob Dewar Memorial....read on

Best Open House Yet At Grand River

May 29, 2016:

Grand River Raceway hosted its eighth annual backstretch Open House on Sunday, May 29....read on

‘Donttell’ Wins Running Aces Open

May 30, 2016:

Running Aces’ $11,000 Open Handicap Pace on Sunday featured a compact but talented field of pacers....read on

Triumphant Caviar Fillies Sweep Stakes

May 30, 2016:

The powerful Consolidator stormed to victory in the first of three $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes for three-year-old trotting fillies on a balmy Sunday night (May 29) at Northfield Park....read on

Rockntouch Takes Pompano Open

May 30, 2016:

Rockntouch, given a superb drive by Mickey McNichol, took top honours in Pompano Park's $10,000 Open Handicap Pace on Sunday night (May 29), stopping the timer in 1:51.3....read on

Dayson Sets Record In Sire Stakes

May 29, 2016:

Fast miles were the rule on Sunday (May 29) evening at Tioga Downs, as all nine races resulted in lifetime marks over the Jason Bluhm-conditioned five-eighth-mile course. Among those lifetime marks was a track record effort from Dayson ($3.40), who sprinted away from a collapsing pace in his $62,400 New York Sire Stakes event....read on

Boli Scores First Saratoga Victory

May 29, 2016:

Boli went from last to first to secure his first local victory in the $15,000 Open Handicap Trot at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Sunday afternoon (May 29)....read on

Michaels Victory Upsets In NJ Sire Stakes

May 29, 2016:

Something strange happened to 1-9 favourite Boston Red Rocks in Saturday night’s (May 28) second leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for three-year-old colt and gelding pacers at The Meadowlands: Victory. More specifically, Michaels Victory....read on

Missile J Triumphs In Art Rooney

May 29, 2016:

It was as uneventful an eight-hole trip as Missile J (Brian Sears, $2,60, part of entry) could possibly have wished for Saturday night (May 28), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $300,000 Art Rooney Pace....read on

Heartfelt Start To Kawartha Season

May 29, 2016:

The 2016 harness racing season got off to an emotional start on Saturday night (May 28) at Kawartha Downs when an 89-year-old woman was able to fulfill a lifetime dream of petting a horse....read on

Pocono Hosts Season's Fastest Mile

May 28, 2016:

The 2014 Little Brown Jug winner Limelight Beach gained from the pocket into a :27 last quarter to out-blast pacesetting Cooperstown home by a head in taking the $20,000 featured pace Saturday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in 1:49.4 (which after its 10th race slotting was only the co-fourth-fastest mile of the night at The Downs, but more on that in a minute.)...read on

Divisional Champs Foiled In SBOA

May 28, 2016:

Three-year-old trotting filly Flowers N Songs emerged between rivals down the stretch to pull off a 23-1 upset in the first of two $174,329 SBOA Stakes Final of the night on Saturday (May 28) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

SC Rewind: The 1,000 Club

May 28, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the time when a driver recording 1,000 wins in an entire lifetime was considered quite an accomplishment. The piece includes a list of notable Canadian born drivers who had reached that goal by 1974. A number of old photographs recalling important milestones are included....read on

Evenin Of Pleasure Stuns In London

May 27, 2016:

Evenin Of Pleasure and driver Sylvain Filion pulled off a 36-1 stunner in the $150,000 Molson Invitational Pace with a 1:50.3 track record performance at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Friday night (May 27)....read on

Backing The Price Of Admission

May 27, 2016:

“I paid $7 to get into our son’s seventh-grade wrestling meet. Everyone charges admission, and we need it if we’re going to get things turned around.”...read on

Solveig Inducted Into Living Hall

May 27, 2016:

It has been announced that Solveig, the hard-knocking mare that has also found much success in the breeding shed, will be inducted into the Living Horse Hall of Fame this summer, as she has met the qualifications for broodmares....read on

Adjustment To Truro Post Times

May 27, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved post time changes for four upcoming programs of live racing at Truro Raceway....read on

Bring A Friend Is Back!

May 27, 2016:

Do you have friends and family who have never been to the horse races? Here’s your chance to share your passion for Canadian harness racing and be an ambassador for the sport!...read on

Georgian Training Times, Construction

May 26, 2016:

Officials with Georgian Downs have informed Trot Insider of some available training times at the track in the upcoming days....read on

Dr. John Thomson Passes

May 25, 2016:

Dr. John Douglas Thomson of Woodstock, Ont. passed away at the Woodstock Hospital on Tuesday, May 24. He was in his 85th year....read on

Alberta Racetrack Suitor Revealed

May 25, 2016:

Horse Racing Alberta announced late last week that it had received seven Expressions of Interest in regard to the owning and operating of a racetrack in the Edmonton area. According to a report in the mainstream media, one of the entities that submitted an EOI conducted live horse racing decades ago....read on

Western Regional Drivers Confirmed

May 24, 2016:

The field for the 2016 Western Regional Driving Championship, scheduled for Sunday, June 26 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino has been confirmed....read on

Injunction In New Brunswick

May 20, 2016:

Horse Racing New Brunswick will be allowed to return to its offices at the Fredericton Exhibition grounds and continue operations....read on

2016 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 18, 2016:

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

Host Tracks Confirmed For 2017 World Driving Championship

April 13, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that all host racetracks for the 2017 World Driving Championship have now been confirmed....read on

Upcoming AGCO Info Sessions

April 5, 2016:

As the 2016 race season gets underway, senior Judges and Stewards will be holding information sessions to explain what is changing –- and not changing –- as a result of the integration of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) into to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)....read on

Hosts For 2016 Driving Championships

March 15, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the host tracks and dates for the 2016 National Driving Championship and four Regional Driving Championships which will ultimately determine Canada’s representative to the 2017 World Driving Championship....read on

2016 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 11, 2016:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2016 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....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 2015, 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

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


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