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Perfect Conditions For A 'Nippy' Win

February 26, 2015:

A few weeks off didn’t bother Nippy W Hanover as she was razor-sharp in winning the $41,200 Miss Vera Bars series final Thursday night at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Dube Gets Win No. 8,000

February 26, 2015:

Dan Dube, Yonkers Raceway’s leading driver thus far in 2015, won his 8,000th career race Thursday 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

Preferred To One Last Bono

February 26, 2015:

Although the calendar has yet to reach March, pacing mare One Last Bono has already surpassed her 2014 win total just two months into this racing season....read on

Meadowlands' Final Thursday Card

February 26, 2015:

The final Thursday night racing program of the 2015 meet featured the $25,000 filly and mare Dash for the G-Notes series final....read on

Seven For Ronnie Wrenn Jr.

February 26, 2015:

Despite driving in arctic temperatures, Ronnie Wrenn Jr. kept hot hands throughout Northfield’s Park’s 15-race program on Thursday (February 26)....read on

These Drivers Are Flying!

February 26, 2015:

Fans of harness racing have watched the 2015 World Driving Championship virtually flying around tracks in Australia, but they haven't seen the drivers flying like this....read on

Top Dam Was Purchased For $450

February 26, 2015:

How much do you figure the dam of Horse of the Year JK Shesalady and North America Cup winner JK Endofanera would sell for if she went through an auction today? Whatever that figure could be, it would surely be more than the $450 she fetched in the ring two winters ago....read on

Tioga Announces Late Closers

February 26, 2015:

Officials with Tioga Downs have announced details regarding the track’s 2015 late-closing program for three, four, and five-year-olds, and have also advised horsepeople that stall applications are now available online....read on

Barn Collapse Claims Another Horse

February 26, 2015:

It has been reported that a barn collapse which occurred during the afternoon hours of Wednesday, February 25 has claimed the life of a horse....read on

Double For Jamieson At Penrith

February 26, 2015:

Jody Jamieson had his best night of the 2015 World Driving Championship tonight at Penrith as he scored victories in two of the three heats....read on

Mother, Daughter Win Hanover's Contest

February 26, 2015:

It came down to the final race and an inquiry for Marilyn Spitzig and Debbie Campbell to garner the $11in points and leapfrog into first place in the Hanover Raceway and Slots Handicapping Contest....read on

Communicators Nominated For HOF

February 26, 2015:

In probably the closest contest in recent memory, three rounds of voting were required to narrow down the two nominees for the Communicators Hall Of Fame....read on

Magee Discusses His Career

February 26, 2015:

“When I started out racing on the Wisconsin fair circuit with my family I didn’t even know those types of numbers even existed. I started out at the bottom and just learned about the business every step of the way thanks to my family and friends in the business. Everything I have from all of this is honestly just an unexpected reward.”...read on

Field Representative At Truro Friday

February 25, 2015:

Standardbred Canada members in the Truro, Nova Scotia region will be able to conduct their Standardbred Canada transactions on Friday afternoon....read on

Saratoga’s 2015 Season Details

February 26, 2015:

Looking to continue the trend that has shown increases in all-source handle over each of the last five years, Saratoga Casino and Raceway will open its 74th season of live harness racing on Sunday, March 1....read on

Monticello Post Time Change

February 26, 2015:

Officials with Monticello Raceway have announced that there will be a post time change coming into effect on Monday, March 1....read on

Northfield’s Thursday Pick-5 Guarantee

February 26, 2015:

Officials with Northfield Park have announced the addition of a $15,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee to the track’s live program of racing for Thursday, February 26....read on

Meadows’ Friday Wagering Promotions

February 26, 2015:

Officials with the Meadows have sent out a pair of releases in regard to an upcoming wagering promotion and a pool guarantee....read on

Moreau & Drury Sweep Preferreds

February 25, 2015:

Two-time Trainer of the Year Richard Moreau swept the $7,500 Preferred 3 events on Wednesday night at The Raceway at the Western Fair District with Jonathan Drury scoring the driving double....read on

‘4 Claimer’ Captures Late Closing Final

February 26, 2015:

It's not often that a $4,000 claimer takes the top headline over any Open event, but that was the scenario at Pompano Park on Wednesday night (February 25)....read on

Astronomer Prevails In Ohio Series Final

February 25, 2015:

Ontario-sired pacer Astronomer, the lukewarm favourite, held off Skyway Titan in a close photo finish to capture the $10,000 championship leg of the Rootbeer Slammer Series at Miami Valley Raceway on Wednesday night....read on

Tough Mac's Successful Meet Continues

February 25, 2015:

Former Woodbine Entertainment Group regular Tough Mac registered his fifth win of the Dover Downs meet scoring a 1:53.3 triumph in the $18,000 Open/Handicap Trot on a chilly Wednesday, Feb. 25....read on

Atta Boy Dan Triples At The Meadows

February 25, 2015:

Atta Boy Dan made it three straight at The Meadows when he strolled through a leisurely :58 half, then blazed home in :55.4 to capture Wednesday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace....read on

Justgottogetthere Wins Buffalo Open

February 25, 2015:

Ugly Betty turned in another 'beautiful' effort while Justgottogetthere had little trouble in disposing of his competition to highlight the harness racing action at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (February 25)....read on

World Driving Tour Double Shot

February 25, 2015:

The drivers taking part in the World Driving Championship continue to give back to the local communities while touring Australia, sometimes in ways not necessarily planned....read on

Amended Dates For Ontario Tracks

February 25, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that the Hanover Raceway application for amendment to the track’s 2015 race date schedule has been approved. The ORC also announced that Great Canadian Gaming Corporation has requested approval for a variance to the 2015 race-date schedules at Flamboro Downs and Georgian Downs....read on

Driving Championship Hits Bathurst

February 25, 2015:

Four heats of the World Driving Championship went postward at Bathurst Racing Club, a new racing facility that opened in October 2014, and four different drivers had winners....read on

RUS Ontario Seminar Day Details

February 25, 2015:

Officials with RUS Ontario have announced that the organization and the Ivy Lodge Equestrian Centre are sponsoring a March 8 seminar on all topics Racing Under Saddle....read on

House Supports Live Dealers At Racinos

February 25, 2015:

It has been reported that Indiana Governor Mike Pence is not in support of the piece of legislation, but the Indiana House has shown its support for a bill provision that would allow live dealers for table games at the state’s two racinos....read on

Multiple Racing/Gaming Bills In KY

February 25, 2015:

There are currently a handful of horse racing-related bills in Kentucky that are of interest to those in the industry, and a story by The Courier-Journal gives an overview of each of them....read on

PA Committee Passes Horse Racing Bill

February 25, 2015:

On Tuesday, February 24, Senate Bill 352 was passed by the Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee. The bill will now be considered by the full senate. The legislation calls for regulatory changes to the oversight of the state’s horse racing industry....read on

Another Deadly Barn Fire In The News

February 25, 2015:

A rash of recent barn fires continues to make news, as it has now been reported that a blaze in Kentucky on Wednesday morning (February 25) has claimed the lives of six horses....read on

Retirement Looms For Magee

February 24, 2015:

Chicago's leading harness driver for the past 30-plus years, Dave Magee, is retiring after his drives this Saturday night at Balmoral Park....read on

Morone Joins Youth Foundation

February 25, 2015:

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation has named Jody Morone as its Summer Programs Supervisor. The HHYF has also announced the unanimous election of Julie Miller to its board of Trustees....read on

Super High 5 Carryover Now $133K

February 25, 2015:

The Jackpot Super High 5 at the Meadowlands Racetrack continues to prove elusive, as it went unclaimed again last weekend. That means a carryover of $133,604 awaits horseplayers when live racing resumes in East Rutherford, NJ on Thursday night (February 26)....read on

Trainer Fears For Future

February 24, 2015:

Allan Jones has campaigned one of the Maritimes' top performers over the last three seasons, but even that success can't keep him from wondering what the future holds for harness racing in his home province....read on

‘Jungle’ Jim Ransome Passes

February 24, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that horseman ‘Jungle’ Jim Ransome, 60, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 18....read on

Sedins Looking To Tackle Stakes

February 24, 2015:

The North American harness racing aspirations of Daniel and Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks have been profiled in an extensive piece for ESPN....read on

Wagga Hosts World's Best Drivers

February 24, 2015:

The third leg of the World Driving Championship is now complete. Seven races were contested at Wagga Wagga and when the dust had settled, New Zealand's Dexter Dunn was at the top of the standings with 111 points....read on

Jamieson, Tetrick Make Headlines

February 23, 2015:

As the third leg of the World Driving Championship is set for Tuesday night -- early Tuesday morning in North America -- both of the drivers most familiar to this hemisphere are getting themselves some ink in the local papers....read on

Travel Day In Australia

February 23, 2015:

The 2015 World Driving Championship drivers had a day off in preparation for what could be the pivotal third leg at Wagga on Tuesday night....read on

Hughes Reflects On Career Year

February 23, 2015:

With a wealth of top-notch horsemen emanating from the Maritimes and, more specifically, Prince Edward Island, none of them had ever swept the training and driving titles at both Red Shores Charlottetown and Summerside in the same season. Jason Hughes changed that in 2014....read on

Heather Commodore Hayes Passes; Arrangements Finalized

February 22, 2015:

Longtime harness racing participant Heather Commodore Hayes of Beamsville, Ont., passed away during the morning hours of Sunday, February 22 at the age of 65....read on

Behind The Scenes With Jody

February 22, 2015:

Jody Jamieson and the drivers taking part in the 2015 World Driving Championship are doing an exemplary job of representing harness racing and their respective countries both off and on the track....read on

Are There Too Many Records?

February 22, 2015:

Trainers and drivers discuss the breakdown of speed records in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

SC Rewind: Picture Parade

February 21, 2015:

In this week's special 'Picture Parade' edition of Rewind, Robert Smith shows a collage of old racing photographs depicting a multitude of subjects covering several decades....read on

Media Swarms International Drivers

February 20, 2015:

The drivers taking part in the 2015 World Driving Championship continue to receive a substantial amount of attention from the Australian media....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Date Set

February 13, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the details surrounding the 2015 edition of the Canadian Yearling Sale, with entries now being accepted....read on

ORC Urges Cold-Care Vigilance

February 12, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission has advised ORC Official Veterinarians and racing officials at all racetracks to remind participants to take the necessary steps to protect the animals....read on

Ont. Breeders Win Document Access

February 10, 2015:

The group of Ontario's Standardbred breeders currently engaged in legal proceedings against the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. (OLG) recently received a decision in their favour from the province's Superior Court....read on

Standardbred Canada Election Results

February 9, 2015:

On Friday, February 6, Standardbred Canada elected its Officers & Executive Committee for 2015....read on

2014 O’Brien Award Winners

February 7, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the winners of the 2014 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s champions in harness racing over the past season. The annual Black Tie Gala was held Saturday, February 7 in Mississauga, Ontario, at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre....read on

Here Come The Foals Of 2015

January 30, 2015:

As the calendar approaches the end of January, more and more of harness racing's future stars will be hitting the ground and taking their first steps....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

Updated Stallion Info Required

November 25, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners and lessees to submit their updated 2015 stallions for the online stallion directory....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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