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Harper Blue Chip Grabs Gold Again

September 22, 2014:

O’Brien Award-winning Harper Blue Chip took over sole possession of the top spot in the OSS standings for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings thanks to his OSS Gold Series victory Monday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Keystone Classic Upset For 'Kelsey'

September 22, 2014:

Staring at a 4-1/2-length deficit behind the loose leader, Kelseys Keepsake launched a determined first-over move that carried her to the upset victory in the fastest division of Monday’s Keystone Classic at The Meadows....read on

Captaintreacherous Retired

September 22, 2014:

Jim Simpson, the president of Hanover Shoe Farms and the members of the the Captaintreacherous racing group have announced that The Captain will be officially retired at Lexington's famed Red Mile during the races on Thursday, October 2....read on

Main Event To Mojo Terror

September 22, 2014:

Doug Lewis’ Mojo Terror was a decisive winner in 1:52.3 Monday at Harrington Raceway in the $13,750 Open II feature....read on

Catch (drive) A Rising Star

September 22, 2014:

While he may be from a harness racing family, James MacDonald didn’t aspire in his early years to become a professional driver. But once he turned his attention to the craft, there was no stopping him....read on - cliquez ici

Fan Club Enjoys ‘Ideal’ Tour

September 22, 2014:

Watching horses train and yearlings being broken; meeting a past O’Brien Award champion; seeing a horse enjoy a cold water spa treatment; and a horseshoeing demonstration were some of the highlights of the exclusive tour for members of the ‘I Love Canadian Harness Racing’ fan club at Mac and Carol Nichol’s Ideal Training Centre in Erin, Ont. this past Saturday....read on

A Marketing Fund For Racing

September 21, 2014:

In light of the recent fundraising campaign within the harness racing industry to broadcast some of the major races on national television -- including this past week's Little Brown Jug -- the latest Standardbred Canada video features trainers and drivers discussing the idea of a marketing fund for the sport....read on

Woolworth Memorial Drawn

September 22, 2014:

The annual fortnight of Grand Circuit racing at the Red Mile begins on Thursday, September 25 with the $336,000 Bluegrass Stakes for freshman trotting fillies, which is traditionally the kick-off to the meet....read on

Morrisville Sale Average Up

September 22, 2014:

The annual Morrisville State College Equine Institute's Fall Yearling Sale was held Sunday, September 21, at the college in Morrisville, NY, with 130 yearlings sold....read on

Tioga Handle Up

September 22, 2014:

An overall increase in handle and seven track-record performances marked a successful 2014 season at Tioga Downs, which concluded Saturday, September 13....read on

Success For Racing Under Saddle

September 22, 2014:

RUS Ontario descended upon Flamboro Downs on Saturday night (September 20) and gave notice that racing under saddle is stepping up its game at each stop it makes....read on

Sires Stakes Entry Box Information

September 22, 2014:

The Ontario Sires Stakes Administration would like to congratulate the winners of the Grassroots Semi-Finals that took place at Mohawk Racetrack this past weekend....read on

Prix D’Ete To Sunfire Blue Chip

September 21, 2014:

It was a magnificent homecoming Sunday afternoon for Quebec native Yannick Gingras, who guided Sunfire Blue Chip to a track and Canadian record-setting performance of 1:50.3 in the $200,000 Prix D’Ete for four-year-old pacers at Hippodrome 3R....read on

Riveting Rosie Ties Track Record

September 21, 2014:

Riveting Rosie went through some serious struggles in the early stages of her sophomore season, but in the last few weeks she’s regained some of the form that helped her earn an O’Brien Award as a rookie....read on

Triples For Hudon And Ratchford

September 21, 2014:

Fans were treated to an 11-race program Sunday at Alberta Downs, and the day belonged to Gerry Hudon and Joe Ratchford thanks to their hat trick performances....read on

Summerside Feature To Narragansett

September 21, 2014:

Narragansett used his dangerous finishing kick to knock out the competition to win the Sunday feature in 1:56.4 at Red Shores Summerside....read on

Truro Hosts Nova Scotia Stakes

September 21, 2014:

There was plenty of star power on display Sunday afternoon at Truro Raceway, as the half-mile oval hosted two- and three-year-old pacers in the Nova Scotia Stakes....read on

Record Mile For Schrader Hanover

September 21, 2014:

Schrader Hanover turned in a ‘no doubt about it’ score in Sunday’s $5,000 Preferred 3 for trotters at Leamington Raceway, and he established a new track record for older trotting geldings in the process....read on

A Bit Of Everything At Colonial Downs

September 21, 2014:

On a day when Colonial Downs starter Mike Wojchick oversaw and directed races with pacers, trotters, ostriches, camels and children, Nuclear Attraction and Smile A Little stole the show and scored impressive victories in sub-1:50 times on a hot Sunday afternoon....read on

Electricity In The Air In Quebec

September 21, 2014:

The parking lot and grandstand were full more than an hour before first race post time at Hippodrome 3R Sunday afternoon, in anticipation of Quebec's signature racing event - the Prix D'Ete....read on

Flamboro Race Declared 'No Contest'

September 21, 2014:

Flamboro Downs' 10th race on Saturday night was declared a 'No Contest' after a multiple horse accident occurred heading into the stretch towards the half-mile mark....read on

Master Of Law Upsets In Centaur Trot

September 20, 2014:

The talk of the toteboard was Swedish star Sebastian K, but the Jimmy Takter-trained Master Of Law defied his long odds with a perfect second over trip to win the $238,500 Centaur Trotting Classic featured on Saturday night at Hoosier Park....read on

Voelz Hanover In Milton Stakes Shocker

September 20, 2014:

Overlooked at odds of 33-1, millionaire pacing mare Voelz Hanover summoned her back-class to pull off the upset victory in the 52nd edition of the $286,000 Milton Stakes featured on the Saturday stakes card at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Sophomores Battle In Semi-Finals

September 20, 2014:

Three-year-olds of both sexes and gaits set the fields for their $50,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series Finals with eight $20,000 Semifinals on Saturday (September 20) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Justapassin Fanci Passes

September 20, 2014:

It was a day of highs and ultimate lows for the Travis Cullen stable at Alberta Downs on Saturday as the horsemen went from sitting aboard his promising three-year-old pacing filly Justapassin Fanci for a victory before seeing her pass away after the race....read on

Bigtown Hero Sets World Record

September 20, 2014:

Bigtown Hero set a new world record for aged geldings on the pace in a Preferred Handicap victory on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried a purse of $25,000....read on

SC Rewind: Match Races In Quebec

September 20, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a couple of famous old Match Races held in Montreal; one at Blue Bonnets, the other at Richelieu Park. Many were held in the Province years ago....read on

Freshmen Clash In Semi-Finals

September 19, 2014:

Rookie pacers and trotters of both sexes competed in eight $20,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Semifinals on Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Gingras On Quebec Homecoming

September 20, 2014:

After winning the Little Brown Jug in Delaware, Ohio this past Thursday for the first time in his career, one would think that driver Yannick Gingras could breathe a sigh of accomplishment and perhaps relief from his hectic schedule....read on

Scott Zeron Returns To Quebec

September 19, 2014:

Driver Scott Zeron has an enviable record so far in Quebec, the province of his birth....read on

Anniversary Handicapping Contests

September 17, 2014:

What better way to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ontario Sires Stakes program than taking part in some handicapping contests with a chance to win some cash!...read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Average Up

September 14, 2014:

A solid group of yearlings and a 2015 two-year-old purse bonus announcement helped substantially raise the average price at Sunday's 2014 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

Horsemen Applaud Purse Bonuses

September 13, 2014:

Some of Ontario's top horsemen have offered comment on Friday's announcement regarding the projected $700,000 in purse bonuses set to be added for next year's two-year-olds....read on

Woodbine, Horsemen Reach Deal

September 12, 2014:

On Friday, September 12, the Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Central Ontario Standardbred Association issued a joint release which states that the two organizations have reached a five-year deal which establishes minimum race dates and purses for the duration of the contract....read on

Boost For Ontario's Standardbreds

September 12, 2014:

Today, in advance of the Fall Standardbred sales, the Ontario Racing Commission is pleased to announce revisions to the 2015 Standardbred Improvement Program....read on

Free Stall Rent For ON-Sired Yearlings

September 11, 2014:

In an effort to encourage horsepeople to buy Ontario-sired yearlings at the province's two upcoming sales, Rideau Carleton Raceway has announced it is offering free stall rent to any Ontario-sired yearlings sold at the upcoming Canadian Yearling Sale or Forest City Yearling Sale....read on

Consignors Thrilled With Sale Results

September 15, 2014:

A near-25 per cent boost in yearling prices at the 2014 Canadian Yearling Sale gave many consignors something to smile about after Sunday's auction....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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