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Alagna Pupils Perfect At Mohawk

August 25, 2016:

If you like doughnuts, then the place to hang out tomorrow morning is the barn of trainer Tony Alagna....read on

Air Strike Solid In Indiana Stake

August 25, 2016:

Air Strike turned in a gritty performance to find the winner’s circle on Thursday evening at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in the featured event of the evening, the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes finals for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings....read on

2016 Stallion Report Due Sept. 1

August 15, 2016:

If you have a stallion that has bred mares in 2016, please follow the 'eShop' on this website....read on

Bazooka Terror Finally Breaks Through

August 25, 2016:

Bazooka Terror had been the runner up six times in the feature for fillies and mares at Saratoga Casino Hotel this year, but on Thursday night the Heidi Rohr trainee shook her bridesmaid status and became the bride....read on

Campbell Swats A Grand Slam

August 25, 2016:

The Ferris wheel lights may not have been in the background at Red Shores Charlottetown on Thursday night, but driver Marc Campbell had no problem lighting it up....read on

Southern Girl A Chalky Winner

August 25, 2016:

Availed a clear pocket trip by Chris Lems, Connie Hochstetler's Southern Girl prevailed as the odds-on favourite in Thursday evening's $7,500 top-level Miracle Mile distaff pace at Vernon Downs....read on

Lexington Catalogue Now Available

August 25, 2016:

The catalogue for the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale is now available on the company’s website and on the Equineline Sales Catalogue app for the iPad. Print catalogues will mail next week....read on

Stakes Sunday At Tioga

August 25, 2016:

A trio of prestigious pacing events will share top billing at Tioga Downs on Sunday afternoon (August 28), as the Empire Breeders Classics for New York-sired three-year-olds and the Artiscape for top distaffers will feature a total of more than $650,000 in purses....read on

Deal To Sell Phoenix Trotting Park

August 25, 2016:

Phoenix Trotting Park could be reduced to ashes if Arizona's long-shuttered Standardbred track is sold....read on

ID Technician In Western PEI

August 25, 2016:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be making his last visit for this year in the western part of Prince Edward Island on Tuesday, August 30 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Balanced Image Day Events

August 25, 2016:

This Saturday’s card at Hanover Raceway includes the $61,400 final of the Balanced Image Trot, and other events and promotions will take place during the card, including a fundraiser for the Hanover Hospital Foundation....read on

Ready For A ‘Throw Down’

August 25, 2016:

“His game is a half-mile track. He seems to trot that (size) track as good as anywhere. A big track doesn’t really pick him up. To step up against these horses, I don’t know. But he’s been super sharp, so we figured we’d take a shot.”...read on

Robert ‘Bob’ Rooney Passes

August 25, 2016:

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Robert ‘Bob’ William Rooney announces that on Thursday, August 25 Bob lost his hard fought battle with cancer....read on

Stakes-Filled Northside Saturday Card

August 25, 2016:

A stakes-filled race card will take place at Northside Downs on Saturday afternoon (August 27), as a total of six Atlantic Sires Stakes divisions will be hosted by the North Sydney oval....read on

August Zoom Deadline Approaching

August 25, 2016:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club wants you to go behind the scenes and capture photos of our faces of racing for the August Zoom Photography Challenge....read on

Saturday Exhibition Park Card Set

August 25, 2016:

After a busy week of Old Home Week racing on Prince Edward Island, live harness racing will make its triumphant return to Saint John's Exhibition Park Raceway this Saturday afternoon (August 27)....read on

Top 10 Jug Contenders - Week #3

August 24, 2016:

Over the next few weeks Jay Wolf, Little Brown Jug Publicity Director, will be ranking the top 10 contenders for the 71st edition of the pacing classic....read on

Riegle Memorial Set For Friday

August 25, 2016:

Defending champion Mykindachip (Dan Noble) will face seven of the midwest’s toughest free-for-allers in the $35,000 Gene Riegle Memorial Friday evening at the Darke County Fair in Greenville, Ohio....read on

Mug Giveaway At Yonkers September 3

August 25, 2016:

As if a million dollars in stakes purses isn’t enough, marking Saturday, September 3, on the social calendar just became more meaningful....read on

Goshen Sale Added To Equineline App

August 25, 2016:

The second annual Goshen Yearling Sale, slated for September 18 at the Mark Ford Training Center, has been added to the popular Equineline Sales Catalog iPad App....read on

Obrigado Aims To Defend Crawford Title

August 24, 2016:

Paul Kelley trainee Obrigado looks to defend his title in Friday (August 26) evening's $193,000 Crawford Farms Open Trot at Vernon Downs, but he'll once again have to contend with the likes of Resolve, Homicide Hunter, and Flanagan Memory after squaring off against them throughout the season....read on

Billyjojimbob To Be Remembered

August 24, 2016:

Billyjojimbob, the world champion trotter who started his illustrious career at Kawartha Downs, will be one of many remembered at the Fraserville, Ont. track this Saturday night (August 27) in the first of two Memorial Nights. The next is September 10....read on

'Flanagan' Seeks More Memories

August 24, 2016:

“My father, even though he passed away six years ago, he is somewhere living still in the horse. I never expected this. Even my father, if he was alive, he wouldn’t believe it. It’s really something. When you have that once-in-a-lifetime horse, it’s wonderful.”...read on

Nahar, Sedins To Maple Leaf Trot?

August 24, 2016:

Two of the most prominent owners of Standardbred racehorses in the National Hockey League just might make an appearance at one of Canada's most prestigious stakes events next month....read on

At Least Our PM Likes Racing...

August 24, 2016:

“Right now the thing that confuses me the most is how this is the best two people we can come up with for president.”...read on

Updated: George Horder Passes

August 23, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Ontario Racing Commission Judge George Horder has passed away at the age of 77....read on

Racing At Shenandoah In VA This Fall

August 24, 2016:

The Virginia Racing Commission gave unanimous approval at its Thursday, August 18 meeting to bring pari-mutuel harness racing back to the Commonwealth this fall at Shenandoah Downs....read on

Metro, Shes A Great Lady Elims Set

August 23, 2016:

The pacing stars of today and tomorrow are set to clash at Mohawk Racetrack for the Canadian Pacing Derby, Metro Pace and Shes A Great Lady....read on

Define The World Visits Hanover

August 23, 2016:

As part of the Hanover Hospital Foundation Fundraising Day and the Balanced Image Trot final, Define The World will be on hand for a meet and greet picture opportunity Saturday....read on

Purse Increase At Tioga Downs

August 23, 2016:

Tioga Downs officials announced today a 20 per cent across-the-board purse increase, applied retroactively to races from Friday, August 19, and effective through the end of the current meet (Saturday, September 17)....read on

Announcer’s Bad Day At The Office

August 23, 2016:

Announcers call a lot of races and nobody is perfect – especially with a hot mic. It’s safe to say that every race caller probably has probably made some rather significant gaffs while on the job. In the case of a particular announcer, he gave a call this past weekend that he will surely remember for the rest of his life....read on

Yonkers Trot, Messenger Entrants

August 23, 2016:

Hambletonian winner Marion Marauder will begin his quest for the second jewel of the Trotting Triple Crown this Saturday night (August 27), as he will lead nine three-year-olds in the lone elimination for the 62nd edition of the Yonkers Trot....read on

Top Pacer Turned Super Producer

August 23, 2016:

When he retired pacing filly Bolero Takara to the broodmare ranks in 1999, after a brilliant 18-race career that ended with a runner-up finish to Odies Fame in the Breeders Crown final, owner Paul Deslauriers of Quebec City said “with her spirit, I’m confident she’ll produce good horses.”...read on

Leonard Hill Passes

August 23, 2016:

It is with great sadness that the family of lifelong horseman Leonard Hill announces his passing....read on

ID Technician In Trois-Rivières Region

August 23, 2016:

SC Identification Technician Daniel St-Jacques will be in the Trois-Rivières region on August 27 and 28 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Post Time Changes At Truro

August 23, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that post time changes have been approved for a total of four upcoming programs of live racing at Truro Raceway....read on

Fan Club At The Ex

August 23, 2016:

Standardbred Canada’s I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is taking part in the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) this Tuesday and Friday....read on

Grand River Training Notice

August 22, 2016:

Officials at Grand River Raceway have announced that the track will be closed for training on Thursday, August 25 and Saturday, August 27....read on

No Georgian Qualifying Saturday

August 22, 2016:

Officials with Georgian Downs have announced that the track will not be holding a qualifying session this coming Saturday (August 27)....read on

Duo Commits To Earl Rowe Memorial

August 22, 2016:

Officials from Georgian Downs have informed Trot Insider of some of the details surrounding the track’s big card of live racing this Saturday (August 27), which will feature the $100,000 Honourable Earl Rowe Memorial Trot and an Ontario Sires Stakes Gold leg for three-year-old male trotters....read on

‘Darlin’s Time Is Now

August 22, 2016:

It’s been less than 48 hours since Darlinonthebeach decimated her foes in the $350,000 Valley Forge at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and while any Grand Circuit triumph is a momentous occasion, the joy from this particular victory will not diminish over the passage of time for the filly’s connections....read on

Wanna Drive A Horse On Saturday?

August 22, 2016:

Have you ever wanted to experience the thrill of harness racing from the driver’s seat? Well, here is your chance!...read on

ID Technician East Of Peterborough

August 22, 2016:

SC Identification Technician Bruce Redmond will be making his last visit for this year in the region situated between Peterborough and Napanee on September 6 and 7 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Hudak, A-Mac & Fractional Ownership

August 22, 2016:

"We're now competing with restaurants, Great Wolf Lodges, movie theatres for disposable income from families and that's really what we've always had to do for this industry."...read on

Dan Gall At Hippodrome 3R

August 21, 2016:

After making stops in Alberta and Prince Edward Island earlier this week, new Standardbred Canada President & CEO Dan Gall has made his way to Quebec for a stop at Hippodrome 3R....read on

SC Rewind: Old Track Roll Call

August 20, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the time when small town racetracks were commonplace, existing in almost every community across the land. He is asking for reader's input in identifying those precious few that are still left. Also welcomed are special recollections of those places that have passed on but still remain as cherished memories....read on

Dan Gall Hits Old Home Week

August 18, 2016:

After a tour of Century Downs in Alberta, Standardbred Canada's President & CEO Dan Gall has headed east for his first taste of Old Home Week and harness racing on Prince Edward Island....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

August 17, 2016:

"When receiving my appointment to the position I promised the Board and our employees that it would be eyes and ears wide open as I assumed my new responsibilities, with a commitment to reach out to our members and stakeholders to better understand the concerns and issues of the industry and to find out what expectations the industry has of Standardbred Canada going forward."...read on

Submission Due Date Nears

August 17, 2016:

Officials with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario would like to thank everyone that has already responded to its consultation paper, ‘Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario.’ Just a reminder that the deadline for submissions is Friday, August 26....read on

Alberta Stakes Noms Due September 1

August 15, 2016:

Official with the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association would like to remind all horsepeople that nominations for Western Canada Pacing Derby #54 and Northlands Filly Pace #33 are due September 1....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Pedigrees

August 4, 2016:

Pedigrees for the 2016 Canadian Yearling Sale are now available online....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 28, 2016:

Statistics and results for the 2016 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest are now online and will be updated daily!....read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program

June 24, 2016:

The 2016 Enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

June 2, 2016:

Do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year, or for the first time ever? Do you have your paperwork in order?...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 2016, 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


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