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Maven To Burke Barn

October 21, 2014:

Of all the older racehorse divisions, trainer Ron Burke's stable certainly doesn't boast the power in the older trotting mare class that he does in the older pacing mare and older horse & gelding ranks. That is about to change....read on

McNairs Top OSS Standings

October 21, 2014:

For the third straight year, trainer Gregg McNair has topped the Ontario Sires Stakes' standings on the training side. This year, he's joined by his son -- driver Doug McNair -- for a father-son sweep....read on

Saftic Celebrates 5,000th Win

October 20, 2014:

On Monday evening at Woodbine Racetrack, Mike Saftic recorded his 5,000th career driving victory behind trotter Magic Shelley....read on

Waples Tribute Night Auction Online

October 20, 2014:

The online auction component of the Keith & Ron Waples Tribute Night is now live with a multitude of stellar items....read on

Sports Leagues Seek NJ Injunction

October 21, 2014:

On Monday, October 20, the National Football League, National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball and the NCAA filed a lawsuit which seeks an injunction to block the legalization of sports wagering in the state of New Jersey....read on

Track Bans Under-18 Patrons

October 21, 2014:

Officials with a North American Standardbred raceway recently announced that individuals under the age of 18 are no longer welcome at their facility....read on

Whitesand Merlot Goes Out On Top

October 21, 2014:

The connections of Whitesand Merlot decided to race the 11-year-old Northern Luck mare for the last time on Sunday, October 19 at Flamboro Downs, and the distaffer went out with a bang....read on

Trainers’ Charges Reduced

October 21, 2014:

It has been reported that two trainers that were indicted as part of a federal probe into horse racing in Pennsylvania will plead guilty to lesser charges in county court....read on

Fields Set For Dayton Derbies

October 20, 2014:

Foiled Again and Creatine have been installed as the morning line favourites for the $122,000 Dayton Pacing Derby and $160,000 Dayton Trotting Derby when the new track presents its first-ever Grand Circuit stakes on Friday night....read on

Vincent Messina Passes

October 21, 2014:

Harness racing participant Vincent Dean Messina, 75, passed away on October 14 at his home in Haines City, Fla., after a brief illness....read on

Last Call! ID Technician In P.E.I.

October 20, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island for the final time this year on Monday, October 27, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Lawmen ‘Reigns’ Supreme

October 21, 2014:

The trip was sweet and the end result was even sweeter for Lawmen Reign and trainer/driver Ross Battin in Monday’s $7,000 Preferred 3 for pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Northfield Opens Highlight Monday Card

October 21, 2014:

Fiftyshadesdarker took the $12,500 Open Pace on Monday (October 20) at Northfield Park. Brian Loney owns and trains the winning four year-old and enlisted the driving services of Ronnie Wrenn Jr....read on

Purrfect Bags A Record Setter

October 20, 2014:

Joann Looney-King’s Purrfect Bags notched a mild upset in winning the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) final for two-year-old pacing fillies Monday at Harrington Raceway in a track record-setting time of 1:53.2....read on

Key-Owned Pacers Repeat

October 20, 2014:

Conversation Boy and Rock The Nite each captured his second straight split in Monday’s late-closing series for freshman colt and gelding pacers at The Meadows and will advance to the final....read on

Another Stillings Making Headlines

October 20, 2014:

When it comes to horses, it’s all about family bloodlines. Champions breed champions....read on

The Show Returns Has Arrived

October 20, 2014:

“I’m a little spoiled. In the last six years or so, I had the horse that was supposed to win. I have to get used to not being the best one. But she could in fact be the second-best one. That’s OK, too.”...read on

Carving Her Own Path

October 20, 2014:

In the midst of a four-day run, in which he won a slew of major stakes races at various tracks across North America, Hall of Fame trainer Jimmy Takter put aside his own accomplishments to heap praise on his daughter, Nancy Johansson....read on

Alibi Seelster Tops Mixed Sale

October 19, 2014:

Talented pacing filly Alibi Seelster fetched the highest price at Sunday's 2014 Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale....read on

Court Sides With Punter Over Taxes

October 20, 2014:

According to a report, a court has determined that a punter’s consistent, heavy wagering on horse races over a five-year period constituted a ‘continuous action to make a profit.’ In turn, the handicapper was able to reduce a US$7.7 million back-tax bill into a relatively meager US$635,000....read on

Blue Chip Promotions Announced

October 20, 2014:

Officials with Blue Chip Farms have announced several promotions within the company’s senior management team....read on

Guaranteed Pick 5 At Yonkers Saturday

October 20, 2014:

If more than $1.5 million in stakes money up for grabs Saturday night isn’t enough incentive to watch and wager, Yonkers Raceway has added a bit more....read on

Dover 2014-2015 Applications Due

October 20, 2014:

Officials with Dover Downs have announced that they are now accepting applications from horsepeople seeking to race during the upcoming 46th season, which will begin on Sunday, November 2....read on

Manzi To Receive Bruce Hamilton Award

October 20, 2014:

The Harness Horse Breeders of New York State (HHBNYS) has announced with great pride that longtime horseman and journalist John Manzi will be the recipient of the 2014 Bruce Hamilton Memorial Medal....read on

International Trot Preview Field Finalized

October 19, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway has announced the octet of world-class trotters for this Saturday night’s (Oct. 25) International Trot Preview....read on

Offering Advice For New Owners

October 19, 2014:

Trainers and drivers with experience owning racehorses share their honest advice for owners looking to get into harness racing in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Adoption Society Fundraiser A Success

October 18, 2014:

B&R Promotions has announced that once again the Annual Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society Fundraising Dinner was a great success....read on

SC Rewind: Shining The Silver Tray

October 18, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a special silver tray that has been in his family for many years and also traces the origins of silver items being awarded as prizes for sporting events....read on

Seeking Calendar Contributions

October 15, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing's Fan Club Team is publishing a 2015 calendar on the 'Heart of Harness Racing' with the support of several associations and racetracks across the country and we need your contributions....read on

What Were You Doing In 1974?

October 13, 2014:

This December, Trot Magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary! To help Trot celebrate, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is looking for interesting stories and anecdotes about what you were doing in harness racing in 1974 -- 40 years ago....read on

Complete Stallion Reports Online

October 6, 2014:

A reminder and notice to stallion owners that stallion reports for Canadian stallions can now be completed online....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

Take Somebeachsomewhere With You!

August 6, 2014:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the commemoration of Somebeachsomewhere and a monumental day in harness racing on SC’s new BMO Mastercard....read on

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


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