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McIntosh Discusses L A Delight

September 3, 2015:

With a golden pedigree to back up her nearly perfect record this year, it comes as no surprise that L A Delight has become a contender to be reckoned with in the two-year-old pacing division. Trainer and owner Bob McIntosh has a better understanding of her impressive maternal line than most....read on

Pickles On Top Looks To Shine

September 3, 2015:

Pickles On Top, the 2014 Name That Foal contest horse, will have attention from outside the harness racing industry when she enters the sales ring on Friday, September 4 at the 2015 ASHA Yearling Sale in Olds, Alberta....read on

More Canadian Yearling Sale Videos

August 25, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has received many more yearling videos for the 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

Has Owner Been 'Dealt' A Triple Crown?

September 3, 2015:

Jeff Snyder knows he owns the one horse with a chance to capture this year’s Pacing Triple Crown. He also knows it’s not worth thinking about until after his horse, Dealt A Winner, competes in the second leg of the series, Saturday’s Messenger Stakes for three-year-old pacers at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Final Showcase Series Leg Sunday

September 3, 2015:

Organizers with the Standardbred Showcase Series would like to remind everyone that the final horse show in this year's series will take place this Sunday at 10 a.m. at Touch N Go Farm in Campbellville, Ont....read on

Ohio Update On Cobalt Study

September 3, 2015:

The Ohio State Racing Commission (OSRC) heard an update on the status of the cobalt study being conducted by the OSCR, The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s (ODA) Analytical Toxicology Laboratory (ATL), at its monthly meeting at 77 S. High St., Columbus, Ohio on August 25....read on

Tioga Weekend Preview

September 3, 2015:

A dozen two-year-old trotting colts and geldings will share the spotlight at Tioga Downs on Saturday evening (September 5) in a pair of $53,500 New York Sire Stakes events, while a quintet of older distaff trotters will contest a $40,000 Miss Versatility preliminary leg on the track’s Labour Day program (September 7)....read on

Monticello Dark On Monday

September 3, 2015:

Monticello Raceway will not be conducting live racing on Labour Day (Monday September 7)....read on

Innovators’ Circle Details Announced

September 3, 2015:

The Race Track Industry Program today announced the United States Trotting Association’s support and commitment as the first sponsor, and judge, of this year’s inaugural Innovators’ Circle pitch competition....read on

Vernon To Host Excelsior Series Finals

September 3, 2015:

For the second straight year, Vernon Downs will host the $180,000 New York Sire Stakes’ Excelsior Series three-year-old finals, which will take place on Saturday, September 19....read on

Four Guaranteed Balmoral Pools Sat.

September 3, 2015:

Officials with Balmoral Park have announced that the track will be offering four guaranteed wagering pools on a single card for the first time in its history this Saturday (September 5), which will also feature eliminations for Super Night....read on

Sires Stakes Set For Friday At Batavia

September 3, 2015:

It’s not too often that Hambletonian competitors make their way to Batavia Downs, but that will be the case Friday night (September 4) when the New York Sire Stakes’ three-year-old trotting colts and geldings convene at the fast half-mile oval in upstate New York....read on

Walnut Hall Yearling Videos Now Online

September 3, 2015:

It has been announced that videos of the yearlings that Walnut Hall Ltd. will be selling at the Jug Sale (September 19), the Lexington Selected Sale (October 5 through 9) and the Blooded Horse Sale (November 16), are now posted on Walnut Hall’s website....read on

Colts Secure Spots In Semi-Finals

September 2, 2015:

Ontario’s talented three-year-old pacing colts and geldings wrapped up their Grassroots regular season with some fierce battles on Wednesday evening at Grand River Raceway....read on

Undefeated High Bid Sets Track Record

September 2, 2015:

The trotting stars of the Atlantic Sires Stakes, sponsored by Meridian Farms, faced off in their final leg of the regular season on Wednesday night at Inverness Raceway, and once again, the division leaders stole the spotlight....read on

'Goosebump' Scores Record Stakes Win

September 3, 2015:

Goosebump Hanover (sired by RC Royalty) broke the track record for two-year-old trotting fillies at Saratoga Casino and Raceway on Wednesday night....read on

Bridge To Jesses Extends Stakes Streak

September 2, 2015:

Bridge To Jesses turned in another dominating performance to find the winner’s circle once again at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Final for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings on Wednesday, September 2....read on

Country Delight Upsets Batavia Mares

September 2, 2015:

It was bombs away at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night (Sept. 2) as the betting public errantly overlooked Country Delight in the $10,000 Mares Open Pace....read on

Powerful Charger Wins Harrington Open

September 2, 2015:

Jim King Jr. and Tim Tetrick's Powerful Charger ($4, Victor Kirby) notched his ninth win of the year on Wednesday with a 1:55.2 triumph in the $16,000 Open Trot at Harrington Raceway....read on

'Cufflink' Sets PA Stallion Series Record

September 2, 2015:

Cufflink Hanover notched his third straight Pennsylvania Stallion Series win in spectacular fashion, when he blazed home in a stakes record 1:55.1 at The Meadows....read on

Carter Kicks Off Fair With Five Wins

September 2, 2015:

Wednesday kicked off the 2015 live racing season at the Shenandoah County Fair in Virginia, and Billy Carter picked right up where he left off....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Favoured In Jug Pool

September 2, 2015:

Owner George Teague Jr. thinks his gelding Wiggle It Jiggleit could be one of the greatest three-year-old pacers of all time. The bettors in the Little Brown Jug Future Pool #1 agree and made the son of Mr Wiggles a decisive favourite....read on

Pre-Jug Mixed Sale Recap

September 2, 2015:

The 59th annual Pre-Jug Mixed Sale took place on August 31 and September 1 and featured black-type yearlings along with several hundred racehorses....read on

Katz Discusses JK Endofanera

September 2, 2015:

“It’s an interesting race. That’s why they race them, there are no locks. You’ve got to be at the top of your game every week against this calibre. You need some racing luck, a lot can go wrong. They’re not machines. We’ll keep our fingers crossed and hope for the best.”...read on

Cobalt Testing Coming To BC

September 2, 2015:

Officials with Harness Racing BC have announced that there will be cobalt testing in the province in the near future....read on

Huge Mohawk Saturday Card Set

September 2, 2015:

The Canadian Pacing Derby and Metro Pace headline Mohawk Racetrack's $2.4-million program of live racing which is set for this Saturday (September 5) at the Campbellville, Ont. raceway....read on

'Survivor' Condren Seeks First Metro

September 2, 2015:

"After going through what I went through, just being here is a beautiful thing."...read on

Campbell Set For Legends Day

September 2, 2015:

The title of legend has never been thrown around lightly. To become a legend requires great success, recognition at the highest level and admiration from your peers....read on

Canadians Lead Sire Stakes Finals

September 1, 2015:

The richest Sire Stakes Championship series begins Saturday night as The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono will host four $350,000 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Championship for three-year-olds, and two horses with strong Canadian ties headline their respective divisions....read on

Grand River Monday Box Still Open

September 2, 2015:

Officials with Grand River Raceway have announced that the race office needs more overnight horses to complete the race card scheduled for this coming Monday (September 7)....read on

Hanover All Set For Saturday

September 2, 2015:

Hanover Raceway will play host to five divisions of three-year-old trotting fillies in the Ontario Sires Stakes this Saturday night....read on

Exhibition Park’s Friday Card Cancelled

September 2, 2015:

Officials with the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission have informed Trot Insider that the Exhibition Park Raceway’s Friday, September 4 program of live racing has been cancelled....read on

Ramblinglily Looking To Extend Streak

September 2, 2015:

The Maritimes’ fastest mare will look to continue her perfect streak Thursday night (September 3) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Bart Cummings Passes

September 2, 2015:

Bart Cummings, the iconic Australian Thoroughbred trainer that many consider the best racehorse conditioner in the world, passed away on Sunday, August 30 while in his sleep at a family property in Prince’s Farm in Castlereagh, New South Wales. He was 87....read on

Someone Will Win A Jetta On Monday

September 2, 2015:

Can you imagine heading to the races on Labour Day and winning a Volkswagon Jetta? Well, that is what is exactly going to happen to one lucky racegoer this coming Monday (September 7)....read on

Hanover's Lexington Yearling Videos

September 2, 2015:

Officials with Hanover Shoe Farms have announced that the videos of the farms’ 24 yearlings that are consigned to the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale are now online....read on

Black Book 1 Catalogue Now Online

September 2, 2015:

The Standardbred Horse Sales Company has announced that it has posted the 2015 Black Book 1 Yearling Sale catalogue on its website....read on

Green Acres To Kick Off Freehold Meet

September 2, 2015:

The opening leg of New Jersey Sire Stakes – Green Acres and nine other races on Friday, September 4, will mark the first program of the 2015 summer-fall meet at Freehold Raceway....read on

CPMA Ractopamine Clarification

September 1, 2015:

On Tuesday, September 1, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) issued a further notice to the Canadian horse racing industry in regard to ractopamine....read on

High Hopes For Another 'Darlin'

September 1, 2015:

She might have difficulty equalling the career of her award-winning mother, but Darlinonthebeach will be looking to turn heads in Saturday’s $455,000 Shes A Great Lady Stakes for two-year-old female pacers at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Yonkers Trot, Messenger Drawn

September 1, 2015:

Two horses with Triple Crown aspirations – Pinkman and Dealt A Winner – are going to have to work for their respective second jewels Saturday night (September 5) at Yonkers Raceway, as the $500,000 Yonkers Trot and $500,000 Messenger Stakes are all set to be contested....read on

Jockey Fined $15K For Wearing Logos

September 1, 2015:

The New York State Gaming Commission has slapped American Pharoah’s jockey, Victor Espinoza, with a $15,000 fine for having worn promotional branding on his racing silks and boots during the $1.6-million Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday, August 29....read on

Canadian Leaderboard Update

September 1, 2015:

Trot Insider provides an updated look at the Canadian leaderboard entering the final four months of the 2015 harness racing season....read on

September’s Calendar Photographer

September 1, 2015:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Heart of Harness Racing Calendar photographer for September is Pierre Rochette, of La Malbaie, Quebec....read on

Aged Mares Leg #3 Rescheduled

August 31, 2015:

It has been confirmed that the third leg of the Atlantic Aged Mares Pacing Series that was cancelled has been rescheduled....read on

Enhanced Vet Examinations Announced

August 31, 2015:

On Monday, August 31, the Ontario Racing Commission issued a Notice to the Industry stating that official veterinarians will be conducting enhanced examinations of horses entered into upcoming premier events, starting with this coming weekend’s stakes action at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Legends Day Online Auction Now Live

August 31, 2015:

Officials with Clinton Raceway have announced that the track will host an online auction to coincide with the biennial fundraiser for the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation, which will take place at the track on Sunday, September 6. The online auction is now live....read on

San Pail Officially Retired

August 31, 2015:

While it might not come as that much of a surprise given his on-track record in the past few seasons, San Pail was the kind of horse that even at the age of 11 no one would count out. Trainer and co-owner Rod Hughes is steadfast in his belief that the bittersweet decision is the right one for the horse, and one he's been sitting on since Spring. ...read on

Nicknames And Signature Sayings

August 30, 2015:

Trainers and drivers consider nicknames and catchphrases in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

SC Rewind: Derby Heritage

August 29, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the humble beginnings of what has become one of the sport's headline events in Canada. He traces the start up of The Canadian Pacing Derby nearly 80 years ago when small town racing was a popular pastime....read on

Opening At Standardbred Canada

August 28, 2015:

There is a contractual part-time position available in the capacity of Identification Technician for Standardbred Canada....read on

Purina Statement On Ractopamine

August 27, 2015:

Agribrands Purina has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on

Love We Don't See Very Often

August 26, 2015:

"We need people to gamble and bring their friends to the track. We need to grow our customer base and be as interactive as any prospective fan needs us to be. But above all else we should always want people to love this sport."....read on

New Clenbuterol Rules Now In Effect

August 25, 2015:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has issued an important reminder to the Canadian horse racing industry that a significant change to the elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will come into effect September 1. The change states that the current elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will be increased from 72 hours to 168 hours (seven days)....read on

OLG Adds Sr. VP Of Horse Racing

August 25, 2015:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced on Monday, August 24 that it has hired Cal Bricker as its new Senior Vice President of Horse Racing....read on

Statement On Ractopamine In Feedstuffs

August 25, 2015:

Paul Sharpe of Sharpe Feeds has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on

CPMA Update On Ractopamine

August 21, 2015:

On Friday, August 21, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a memo to the Canadian horse racing industry which contained an update regarding Ractopamine in 'feedstuffs.'...read on

If I Had A Hammer

August 17, 2015:

“The people at Armbro figured out how many I shod there, with a rough estimate from day one to the day they sold the farm, and it was well over 230,000”....read on / continuer à lire

World Trotting Conference To PEI In 2017

August 11, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that the 2017 World Trotting Conference will be held in Charlottetown, P.E.I. from August 13-20, 2017....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Pedigrees

August 6, 2015:

Pedigrees for the 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale are now available online....read on

By-Law #2 Amendments Passed

August 5, 2015:

On August 5, 2015, electronic and mail ballots that were cast by eligible Standardbred Canada Breeder members for amendments to By-Law #2 were tabulated....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

Send Us Your Email And Go Paperless!

May 25, 2015:

In our continued effort to support environmentally-friendly benefits to members, Standardbred Canada is now providing a paperless billing option....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

May 22, 2015:

Do you have a two-year-old that will be qualifying soon, or do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year? Do you have your paperwork in order?...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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