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Harness Racing's MasterChef?

March 29, 2015:

With the growing popularity of cooking competition shows on television, harness racing's trainers and drivers reveal some of their signature dishes in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

More Honours For Intimidate

March 29, 2015:

O'Brien Award winning trotter Intimidate was also named the Canadian Bred Horse of the Year at the 2014 Equine Canada Awards Gala held on Friday, March 27 at the Crowne Plaza Gatineau-Ottawa in Gatineau, Que....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

Lexis D J Wins Flamboro Preferred

March 28, 2015:

Lexis D J was the star of Saturday night's Preferred 3 Trot at Flamboro Downs, scoring a front-stepping victory in the $7,500 dash with driver Bob McClure in the sulky....read on

Favourites Sweep Big M Series

March 28, 2015:

“Cruze is the King.” That was the call from announcer Ken Warkentin that echoed through The Meadowlands as JL Cruze powered to another compelling victory....read on

Repeat Winners In Levy Series

March 29, 2015:

Yonkers Raceway offered up round two of the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series on Saturday night. Four, eight-horse $50,000 divisions featured the best Free-For-Allers, and a trio of combatants couldn’t wait to double their pleasure....read on

Northern Companion Pulls Off 26-1 Upset

March 29, 2015:

Northern Companion, off at 26-1, scored the upset victory in Pompano Park's $15,400 Open Handicap Pace on Saturday night, covering the mile in 1:51.2....read on

Series Champions Back In Action

March 28, 2015:

Already boasting winter series titles, Dialamara and Legion Of Boom were back for more on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack as the Youthful Pacing Series began with a pair of $15,000 first leg divisions....read on

Astreos Love Upsets In Ohio Open

March 28, 2015:

Astreos Love raced creditably in his first eight starts at Miami Valley Raceway this winter, earning almost $16,000, but could only garner a pair of fifth-place finishes when elevated to Open company. That changed Saturday night as driver Brad Hanners tactfully guided the five-year-old gelding to an 18-1 upset in the $18,150 feature race....read on

Auction Proceeds To Adoption Society

March 28, 2015:

The All Equine Show is the showcase at Western Fair District this weekend and on Saturday night the highlight was the Extreme Cowboy Challenge....read on

Victory At Last Scores Another Weiss Win

March 28, 2015:

The Quik Pulse Mindale gelding Victory At Last became the first two-time winner in his section of the Bobby Weiss Series for late-developing pacing males, winning one of the three $15,000 second round Weiss events Saturday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Elitloppet Invite For Maven

March 28, 2015:

An impressive effort Saturday afternoon at Solvalla has earned trotting mare Maven an invite to the 2015 Elitloppet in two months time....read on

SC Rewind: Remembering 1985

March 28, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes an indepth look back at some of the highlights of the harness racing season from 30 years ago, a glimpse at the rather recent past that was 1985....read on

Putmeintogo Upsets In Preferred

March 27, 2015:

Putmeintogo persisted on the front end and pulled off a 12-1 upset as she earned her first Preferred victory in Friday's $30,000 distaff feature at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Morgan Records 15,000th Win

March 27, 2015:

On Friday, March 27 at Harrah’s Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, Tony Morgan became just the third driver in the history of North American harness racing to reach the lofty 15,000-win plateau....read on

Young Memorial To Dancers Luckyseven

March 28, 2015:

Three-year-old pacing filly Dancers Luckyseven and driver Brandon Campbell rallied through the passing lane to capture the $35,000 Marian Young Memorial Pace on Friday night at Fraser Downs....read on

Big Night For Carroll & McDonnell

March 28, 2015:

Alfie Carroll extended his lead atop of the Canadian driver standings on Friday night as he drove half of the winners on Western Fair District's 10-race card....read on

Hard-Luck Pacer Triumphs In Series Final

March 28, 2015:

The brief career of Heavenly Knox has been marked by unusual financial situations and tragedy among his connections. But the four-year-old The Panderosa-Mystic Tiger N gelding showed Friday what perseverance and faith can achieve, as he captured the $30,500 championship of the Walter Russell Memorial Pace for three and four-year-old colts, stallions and geldings at The Meadows....read on

Big M Simulcasting Impasse Settled

March 27, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the simulcast dispute which had prohibited certain bettors from wagering on the Meadowlands has been resolved....read on

Prix D’Ete Attracts 28

March 27, 2015:

Officials with the Quebec Jockey Club have announced that the connections of 28 horses have nominated their charges to the second annual revival of the $200,000 Prix D’Ete at the Hippodrome 3R....read on

Kawartha Season Kicks Off May 30

March 26, 2015:

Kawartha Downs’ 2015 harness racing season will begin Saturday, May 30. Approval has been received from the Ontario Racing Commission for the five-eighths mile facilty to host the same number of race dates as last season, 18....read on

Updates On Ontario Race Dates

March 26, 2015:

It has been announced that the director of the Ontario Racing Commission has approved the applications for variance and amendments to the 2015 race-date and post-time schedules for Kawartha Downs and Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Cobalt Threshold Recommended

March 26, 2015:

The board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium announced on Thursday, March 26 that a uniform threshold for cobalt regulation in the United States was approved at its regularly scheduled meeting held on March 24 at Gulfstream Park racetrack in Hallandale, Fla....read on

Mandatory Jackpot Hi-5 Payout Date

March 26, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that the mandatory payout for the Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 is set for Saturday, April 4, the second-to-last card of the current Woodbine Racetrack meet....read on

Kawartha Discussed At Queen's Park

March 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 25, Laurie Scott, MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, asked the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal, to make a commitment to Kawartha Downs and finalize a long-term transfer payment agreement....read on

Toronto To Craft Expansion Report

March 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 25, the City of Toronto’s executive committee voted in favour of allowing city manager Joseph P. Pennachetti to assemble a report in regard to a potential gaming expansion at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Hardy Looking For Answers

March 25, 2015:

The Sarnia Observer has run an article highlighting the upcoming season of live racing at the Hiawatha Horse Park. In the piece, Ontario Harness Horse Association President Ken Hardy rhetorically asks how horsepeople will benefit from racing’s integration into the province’s gaming modernization....read on

Getting “Concerned” Over Dresden

March 24, 2015:

Ontario Harness Horse Association General Manager Brian Tropea has said that OHHA is “concerned” about the fact that the Ontario Racing Commission has yet to issue an operator’s licence for the 2015 season of live racing at Dresden Raceway....read on

Vote For Flamboro's Announcer Idol

March 24, 2015:

Voting is now open for fans to select their favourite race calls from Flamboro Downs' second edition of Announcer Idol....read on

Hall Announces 2015 Ballot

March 23, 2015:

On Monday, March 23, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame unveiled the names of horses and horsepeople which are on the Hall's 2015 ballot....read on

Spotlight Shines On Century Downs

March 23, 2015:

It’s been a long windy road, but for horsemen in Alberta, the journey will soon all be worth it. Century Downs, Canada’s newest racetrack, is scheduled to open in Calgary. And hopes are very high....read on / continuer à lire

Out-Of-Competition Cobalt Testing

March 20, 2015:

On Friday, March 20, the Ontario Racing Commission announced that it will begin working with the horse racing industry to develop a practical and appropriate response to the testing for cobalt....read on

Stakes Drop Gural's Stallion Rule

March 20, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that the two stakes administrators that required stallions to race at age four in order to have foals eligible to their stakes races have made decisions to drop the requirement....read on

Update On Integration With OLG

March 19, 2015:

Sue Leslie, President of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association, recently spoke on the process of integrating horse racing with the province's gaming arm -- the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp....read on

Notice Regarding Foal Applications

March 12, 2015:

In our continued effort to support environmentally-friendly benefits to members, Standardbred Canada's 2015 Applications for Foal Registration will not be mailed out this year and paper applications will be printed by request only....read on

North America Cup Nominations List

March 6, 2015:

A strong list of 72 three-year-old pacing colts and geldings have been nominated to the 32nd edition of the Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Canada Hosts The World In 2017

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it will host the 2017 World Trotting Conference and World Driving Championship....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Date Set

February 13, 2015:

The 2015 edition of The Canadian Yearling Sale will be held Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the SC Sales Pavilion located at Flamboro Downs, Dundas, Ontario....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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