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Open Handicap Trot To Tweet Me

December 4, 2016:

Tweet Me (Pat Lachance, $24.80) bested fellow lass Dot Dot Dot Dash (Steve Smith) on Sunday afternoon (December 4) in winning Yonkers Raceway’s mile-and-a-quarter, $56,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Miller On Always B Miki, Betting Line

December 4, 2016:

"There had been so much hype all all year -- on all of us -- for him to break the world record...at times I thought he would do it no problem but, like I said, that day there wasn't for sure still and he did it."...read on

Online SC Director Voting

November 11, 2016:

Online voting is now available for the Standardbred Canada Election of Directors in Atlantic Canada....read on

Telling The Big & Little Stories

December 4, 2016:

"If we look at our participants and horses, it’s not difficult to see that they have the ability to touch thousands of local communities, towns and cities. Horses are foaled in areas where local newspeople are searching for news."...read on / continuer à lire

Favourites Deliver In WEG Preferreds

December 4, 2016:

Favourites Nickle Bag and Sandbetweenurtoes delivered on their pari-mutuel promises in Woodbine Racetrack's co-featured Preferred events on Saturday night (December 3)....read on

Hoerdt, Clark Star In Northlands Stakes

December 3, 2016:

The Kelly Hoerdt stable dominated the $70,000 Northlands Filly Pace while trainer/driver Keith Clark reigned supreme in the co-featured Western Canada Pacing Derby on Saturday night (December 3) at Northlands Park....read on

Drone Use For Races 'Encouraging'

December 3, 2016:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario's (AGCO) test run using drone cameras to capture footage of harness racing was held during the Friday (December 2) morning qualifying session at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Share Your Favourite Newsmakers

December 3, 2016:

As the season comes to a close and we reflect on the past year, Trot Magazine would like to hear what your favourite harness racing news stories were from 2016...read on

O'Brien Fan Voting Now Open!

December 2, 2016:

Once again, fans have their say in Canadian harness racing's year-end awards!...read on

Drivingthedragon Breathes Fire On Foes

December 3, 2016:

Drivingthedragon made quick work of her feature race rivals on Saturday afternoon (December 3) at Red Shores Charlottetown....read on

Ont.’s 2017 Approved Race Dates

December 2, 2016:

On Thursday, December 1, in accordance with the recommendations of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and Ontario Racing, the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario issued the 2017 race date schedule....read on

Limelight Beach Wins Saratoga Debut

December 4, 2016:

Limelight Beach made his Saratoga debut a winning one on Saturday night (December 3) in the $18,000 Open Pace....read on

Take It Back Terry Prevails In Open

December 4, 2016:

Favourite Take It Back Terry (George Brennan, $4.30) prevailed from the pocket Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $45,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Jackpot Super High Five Hit For $20K

December 4, 2016:

One lucky horseplayer will have plenty of extra dough for the holiday shopping season after taking down the Jackpot Super High Five wager at The Meadowlands for $20,020.22 on Saturday night (December 3)....read on

Dayton Open To My Buddy Ninkster

December 4, 2016:

My Buddy Ninkster scored his 11th 2016 victory on Saturday night (December 3), copping the $15,000 Open I Pace at Hollywood Dayton Raceway in 1:51.1....read on

Thunderbolt Jaxon Strikes Again

December 3, 2016:

In what could only be described as the claim of the year in western New York, Thunderbolt Jaxon, who was taken for $12,500 on October 1, has now won his third straight $9,500 Open pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (December 3)....read on

Merriman Reigns At The Meadows

December 3, 2016:

Kingofthejungle moved smartly first-over for Aaron Merriman and went on to capture Saturday’s $20,000 Preferred Pace at The Meadows. It was one of five wins on the card for Merriman, including a pair for trainer Mike Dowdall....read on

SC Rewind: Waples Goes 8-For-8

December 3, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls a very special two-day performance by an amazing driver who dazzled the large crowds at Montreal's Blue Bonnets track back in 1956. At the end of this offering he also passes along a special greeting to this revered horseman....read on

Hudon Dominates At Fraser Downs

December 3, 2016:

Dave Hudon dominated Friday's harness racing action at Fraser Downs, winning half of the evening's card....read on

More Join Truro Fundraiser

December 2, 2016:

More members of Nova Scotia's local racing circuit are joining forces to raise funds for those who were injured in a November accident at Northside Downs....read on

All Bets Off To Race In 2017

December 2, 2016:

The owners of All Bets Off and Hickory Lane Farm have mutually agreed to end the agreement to have the stallion stand stud at Hickory Lane in 2017....read on

Western Fair Supports Funding Plan

December 2, 2016:

The following is a letter sent by Western Fair Association’s President and CEO Hugh Mitchell to Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa confirming his support, as well as Western Fair's, for the ministry’s long-term Government funding plan and encouragement to proceed with its implementation....read on

Hector Armstrong Passes

December 2, 2016:

Longtime standardbred industry participant Hector Armstrong passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 29 at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington, Ont. at the age of 93....read on

Win 25% Of A Colt & No Bills For A Year

December 2, 2016:

Thinking about getting into Standardbred racehorse ownership? How would you like to win a 25 per cent share of a colt and have no bills for a year?...read on

Matinee Awards Banquet In The Books

December 2, 2016:

The PEIHRIA, SBHOA and Matinee Racetrack Awards Banquet took place at Red Shores' Charlottetown Driving Park on Wednesday, November 30....read on

Teague To Be Feted In February

December 2, 2016:

George Teague Jr. has been awarded the Dominic Frinzi Person of the Year award by Harness Horsemen International....read on

January Select Mixed Sale Entries Due

December 2, 2016:

The Tattersalls Sales Co. would like to remind horsepeople that entries for the main catalogue for the Meadowlands January Select Mixed Sale will close Monday, December 5....read on

Flamboro Closing For Training

December 2, 2016:

Officials with Flamboro Downs have announced that the track will be closed for training for three days next week....read on

Perseverance Brings Horse Home

December 1, 2016:

The story of a private investigator, an Ontario Provincial Police constable, and a horse that was referred to as ‘dead’ has cracked the mainstream media. The drawn-out tale, which took place over the course of roughly one year, left a grown man in tears when it came to its conclusion....read on

JK Endofanera’s Book Full, Closed

December 1, 2016:

The first stud book for JK Endofanera p,2, 1:51.4; 3, 1:48.2 ($2,049,580), who was retired from racing earlier this year, is full and closed....read on

Racing Hill Retired, To Stud

December 1, 2016:

This year's Breeders Crown winner Racing Hill has been retired and will stand as a stallion next year....read on

Horse Running Shoes To Ship In 2017

December 1, 2016:

A horse enthusiast and inventor has seen 20 years of his experience and research in the equine industry culminate with the first clippable running shoes for horses....read on

Thestable.ca Open House And Horse Sale

December 1, 2016:

Whatever your budget, there’s plenty of opportunity to ensure you have a share of a yearling under the tree for Christmas morning....read on

Shamballa: Racing With A Purpose

December 1, 2016:

Shamballa, the surprising six-year-old with earnings closing in on the million-dollar mark makes a difference in memory of Taylor Vit, the late son of Kathie and Bill Vit, long-time owners, who race under the stable name of Cool Cat Racing....read on

December's Calendar Photographer

December 1, 2016:

“There is something very special about being able to capture and freeze a moment of time and to be able to revisit it again and again in the form of a photograph.”...read on

Modern Legend Returns

November 30, 2016:

After spending more than 18 months on the sidelines, O'Brien Award winning pacer Modern Legend returns to the racetrack on Thursday....read on

MacDonald To Michigan State

November 30, 2016:

Horseman Anthony MacDonald is taking his message and plan to boost harness racing horse ownership to a university campus next week....read on

Successful Sale In British Columbia

November 30, 2016:

Officials with Harness Racing British Columbia have announced the results of its 2016 yearling/mixed sale and have stated that the gross sales almost doubled last year’s numbers....read on

One-On-One With Rob Cook

November 30, 2016:

In the November issue of TROT Magazine, Rob Cook, Executive Director of Ontario Racing, sat down for a one-on-one interview to answer questions about the organization's direction, vision for the future, and his early experiences on the job...read on

Prince County Meeting Details

November 29, 2016:

Officials with the Prince County Horsemen’s Club have provided Trot Insider with some of the details of the organization’s upcoming semi-annual general meeting, which will include an election of directors for 2017....read on

Hall Accepting Noms For 2017 Class

November 29, 2016:

The public is invited to participate in the nomination of horses and people who have made a significant contribution to Canadian horse racing, for induction to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2017....read on

Equine Guelph Wants Your Input

November 29, 2016:

Equine Guelph would like to thank all participants so far that have given their input to help shape the future of the racing industry in Ontario....read on

Fantasy Stable Hits Homestretch

November 29, 2016:

The 2016 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable heads into the final month with front-runners reaping the rewards of a Breeders Crown bonus and Fall Four success....read on

Where Is McWicked?

November 27, 2016:

If Wiggle It Jiggleit comes back to form in 2017, he will be an extremely dominant force given his main foil Always B Miki has retired. One pacer that showed he could handle Always B Miki in the past is being pointed at a return to racing next year....read on

Poll: Canada's Horse Of The Year

November 24, 2016:

Keeping in mind that a horse needs a minimum of three starts on Canadian soil to be eligible, which of the following would you vote for as Canada's Horse of the Year for 2016 (greatest contribution to Canadian racing)?...read on

Changes To O'Briens Eligibility

November 23, 2016:

The 2016 O’Brien Awards are scheduled for Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, Ontario....read on

First Consultation Round Concludes

November 22, 2016:

The seventh and final consultation session regarding the proposed long-term funding framework for Ontario's horse racing industry took place on Tuesday (Nov. 22) in Milton, Ont....read on

Foal Registration Deadline December 31

November 17, 2016:

The deadline to register the 2016 foals is December 31, 2016. Application, registration fee and Stallion Service Certificate must be filed with Standardbred Canada’s office by the deadline....read on

National Survey On Horse Racing

November 16, 2016:

The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, in close collaboration with Standardbred Canada, is undertaking a National study on the horse racing industry. The study seeks to come to a better understanding of the horse racing industry in Canada and to draw a picture of those who are active in the sector....read on

Reminder: RUS Ontario Annual Meeting

November 14, 2016:

Racing Under Saddle Ontario will be holding its annual general meeting on December 4....read on

Board Votes No 2017 Fee Increases

November 2, 2016:

At the Standardbred Canada Board of Directors meeting in August, a motion was tabled and approved by the Board for no fee increases to the core services that Standardbred Canada offers its members....read on

2017-2019 SC Director Election

November 1, 2016:

As a result of the nominations received for Standardbred Canada Directors for the 2017 – 2019 three-year term, listed below are the candidates that were nominated or acclaimed in each region....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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