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Pacing For Charity Card Set

May 25, 2018:

Back by popular demand is Pacing For Charity. Now in its third year, the popular fundraising event, created by the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association, will take place on Sunday, May 27 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Unprecedented Reach For Camluck Classic

May 25, 2018:

With the inaugural Camluck Classic slated for this Saturday (May 26) at The Raceway at The Western Fair District, fans and participants will have more ways to tune into the six-figure invite than ever before....read on

Website Troubleshooting

May 23, 2018:

If you have/are experiencing issues refreshing pages on the Standardbred Canada website, please check in with this notice for more information....read on

Camluck Classic Handicapping Contest

May 24, 2018:

The Raceway at the Western Fair District is gearing up for an action-packed evening on Saturday, May 26. The evening will feature an exceptional roster of horses and drivers as they compete in stakes action throughout the card, culminating with the $150,000 Camluck Classic....read on

Ontario Animal Health Network Update

May 25, 2018:

A recap of equine health issues seen by Ontario equine veterinarians from January to March 2018, a disease that “looks like Strangles” and an emerging disease in dogs that could affect human health are all found in this edition of the Ontario Animal Health Network’s Equine Owner Report....read on

News Regarding Island Breeders Series

May 25, 2018:

The first events in the Island Breeders Series will be held on Sunday, May 27 at the Red Shores Summerside track on Prince Edward Island....read on

Highway Closure Slated For Saturday

May 25, 2018:

Travelers planning on using Ontario's Highway 401 through Cambridge this weekend could require an alternate route as the highway will be closed for a period of time in both directions....read on

Fiftydallarbill Returns A Winner

May 25, 2018:

Fiftydallarbill, the 2017 Breeders Crown Two-Year-Old trotting colt champion, looked to pick up right where he left off as he made his sophomore debut a winning one at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Thursday evening....read on

Summer Travel Pulls Up His Socks

May 24, 2018:

Summer Travel disappointed as the betting favourite in his season’s debut on May 10 at Woodbine Mohawk Park, but in Thursday’s follow-up performance everything was just peachy....read on

Totally Ripped Takes Flamboro Preferred

May 24, 2018:

Despite spending the mile riding on the rim, Totally Ripped marched away from the foes he faced in Thursday’s $8,500 Preferred 3 for trotters at Flamboro Downs....read on

Favourites Falter At Red Shores

May 24, 2018:

Thursday night was not a kind evening for betting favourites in the three top events at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Dresden Set For Season Opener

May 24, 2018:

Dresden Raceway will be kicking off its 2018 harness racing season this Sunday with a 10-race card....read on

Monster Exacta Payoff At Yonkers

May 24, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s Thursday night saw the highest local Exacta of the season....read on

Banca Bests Amateurs At Yonkers

May 24, 2018:

The $15,000 final event of the 10-leg North American Amateur Drivers Association Trotting Series was raced at Yonkers Raceway on Thursday evening, May 24, and when the well-contested race was over Monica Banca walked away with all the marbles....read on

Trotapalooza At Plainridge Park

May 24, 2018:

Thursday afternoon in the Commonwealth means an all-trot card at Plainridge Park and today was no exception. Highlighted by two late-closer series, favourable weather and a lightning fast track, seven lifetime marks along with two seasonal best efforts were registered during the 10-race program....read on

Kelley’s Crew Successful At Saratoga

May 24, 2018:

Trainer Paul Kelley unveiled a trio of young filly trotters on Thursday afternoon at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Celebrity Ruth Rallies To Win Top Trot

May 24, 2018:

The only mare in the field, the four-year-old Archangel distaff Celebrity Ruth, showed her heels to the field in the $18,000 feature on “Trottin’ Thursday” at Harrah’s Philadelphia, taking a new lifetime best of 1:53.3....read on

Searching For A Fitting Victory

May 24, 2018:

“I’m told Camluck’s get better with age, and that’s exactly what has happened with him. I took him out of a $15K claimer a few years ago and he’s blossomed for me. I’m lucky to have him in my barn.”...read on

Bartlett’s Worth $200

May 24, 2018:

It’s not possible to measure the worth of a human being… until now. Jason Bartlett, Yonkers Raceway’s perennial leading driver, has been appraised at a cool $200....read on

Camluck Classic Going Global

May 24, 2018:

This year, The Raceway at Western Fair District has made changes to its marquee event – the newly-rebranded Camluck Classic – which will headline a strong Saturday (May 26) program at the London, Ont. oval. The race has traditionally been contested during a Friday evening, but Western Fair officials have indicated that there is also a specific reason why it will take place on Saturday this year....read on

Beckhams Z Tam To The Grand Circuit

May 24, 2018:

“We’re going to give it a shot. As long as he seems to be OK with the travelling and racing at the high-competition level, then we’ll continue on the stakes season.”...read on

Poll: Camluck Classic Winner

May 24, 2018:

Who do you think will win Saturday's $150,000 Camluck Classic?....read on

Kawartha Paddock Meeting Details

May 24, 2018:

Trot Insider has been informed that a paddock meeting with the judges will take place this weekend at Kawartha Downs....read on

The Stable Upgrades Its App

May 24, 2018:

Officials with The Stable have announced that upgrades have been made to its app....read on

‘Aces’ Brings Back Dan Patch FFA Pace

May 24, 2018:

Running Aces officials have announced that the track is bringing back the Dan Patch Free For All Pace this season, and that the purse for the final will be $50,000....read on

The ‘Big M’ Is Ready For Weekend Action

May 24, 2018:

A pair of threes is not usually a strong hand, unless it’s referring to this weekend’s scheduled action at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Bluegrass Downs Opener Set

May 24, 2018:

Fan favourite Cole Diddy, a winner of over $360,000 in lifetime purses, heads a six-race opening card at Bluegrass Downs which is set for this Friday night (May 25)....read on

Gaitway Qualifier Details

May 24, 2018:

Gaitway Farms will be hosting qualifiers/two-year-old races the first three consecutive Mondays in June (June 4, 11, and 18)....read on

Goshen Sale Deadline Upcoming

May 24, 2018:

The 2018 Goshen Yearling Sale will be held on Sunday, September 9 at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, NY and an important deadline concerning this year’s event is looming....read on

April Rose Shatters London Record; First Training Win For Bako

May 23, 2018:

April Rose ($3.50) not only scored her second straight Preferred 2 Handicap win on Wednesday evening (May 23) at The Raceway at Western Fair District, but also took a full second off the track record for trotters at 1-1/16 miles in capturing the $12,200 feature....read on

Rawlings Reflects On 1,000 Wins

May 23, 2018:

Dan Rawlings collected his 1,000th career win Wednesday (May 23) at The Meadows when he piloted Moshannon Magic to victory in the sixth race....read on

Badlands Delight Best At Buffalo

May 23, 2018:

For the past three weeks, Badlands Delight managed to get just a taste of the pie with second- and third-place finishes. But on Wednesday night (May 23), in Buffalo Raceway's featured $9,200 Open II Pace for the ladies, she was able to collect the biggest slice of the purse.....read on

'Demon' Reaches At Harrington

May 23, 2018:

Mike Casalino Jr. and Dylan Davis' Theresademoninme ($3.60, Jonathan Roberts) was a 1:56 winner in the $17,500 Open Trot at Harrington Raceway on Wednesday (May 23)....read on

Dr Js Kiss Upsets In Philly Distaff

May 23, 2018:

Dr Js Kiss, knocking on the door with second-place finishes in her last two starts, sprung an 11-1 upset in the $17,000 featured pace for mares Wednesday afternoon (May 23) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, stopping the timer in 1:52.3....read on

ORDC Photos, Contest Winners

May 23, 2018:

Trot Insider has compiled a photo gallery to accompany the announcement of the contest winners for the 2018 Ontario Regional Driving Championship....read on

Top Talent In Maxie Lee

May 23, 2018:

The $150,000 Maxie Lee Memorial Invitational at Harrah's Philadelphia is one of the main pit stops of talented older trotters, and this year is certainly no exception....read on

Commentator Throws Down The Gauntlet

May 23, 2018:

Horse racing commentators at the track provide analysis, interview connections, and inform the public as to how a program of racing is unfolding. One commentator is now forcing the rest of her global colleagues to step up their games....read on

Dunn's North American Move

May 23, 2018:

Down Under driving sensation Dexter Dunn has announced that he will be taking his skills to North America in hopes to compete against the best reinsmen the continent has to offer....read on

‘Alexa’ Looking To Show Her ‘Power’

May 23, 2018:

“She was good last year, but she ran into some good fillies and a little bad luck. I’m happy she’s gotten off to a good start because she trained back really [well] this year. Hopefully she can keep it going.”...read on

Tritton Gearing Up For Camluck Classic

May 22, 2018:

When the field of eight lined up for the inaugural Camluck Classic this Saturday, May 26 at The Raceway at Western Fair District, trainer Peter Tritton is hoping a new tradition kicks off right where it ended....read on

Exhibition Park Qualifiers Announced

May 23, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that a qualifying session will take place this coming weekend at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

Irwin Samelman Passes

May 23, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Standardbred horse owner Irwin Samelman has passed away at the age of 87....read on

The Roadmap To Horse Ownership

May 23, 2018:

One might think that horse ownership is just for the rich, or that you need to be an industry insider to be certain that you are getting good advice as to what horses to buy and which trainers to use. Yeah, horse ownership is just too tough for regular folks. Forget that. It’s simply not so....read on

May Zoom Deadline Friday

May 22, 2018:

Don’t forget to submit your Mare and Foal photos for May’s Zoom Photography contest! Deadline to submit photos is this Friday (May 25)....read on

JCs Nathalie Passes

May 22, 2018:

John Lamers has confirmed with Trot Insider that Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame broodmare JCs Nathalie, the producer of a pair of millionaire pacers, was humanely euthanized on Tuesday morning (May 22)....read on

Robert ‘Claire’ Porter Passes

May 22, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred horseman Robert Claire Porter passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 19 at Strathmere Lodge in Strathroy with his family by his side. He was in his 77th year....read on

Trying To Temper Expectations

May 22, 2018:

“We’ve got a long way to go, but he does everything right and everything easily. You can’t ask for more at this stage. But I’m trying not to get too high because when you get too high it’s a longer fall.”...read on

Market Share Retired

May 22, 2018:

It has been announced that Market Share 5, 1:50.2f ($3,792,877), who last raced this past fall, has been retired from racing....read on

Posts Drawn For Rooney, Lismore

May 21, 2018:

Post positions have been drawn for Yonkers Raceway’s $300,000 Art Rooney Pace and $111,444 Lismore....read on

Posts Drawn For Camluck Classic

May 21, 2018:

The field for the Inaugural $150,000 Camluck has been drawn and it was Sunfire Blue Chip drawing the coveted rail position while Bit Of A Legend, winner of last year’s signature race (formerly the Molson Pace), will leave right in behind from the trailing post 8....read on

Sixteen Horses Perish In Barn Fire

May 21, 2018:

Firefighters responded to a fire at Sunnybrook Stables in Toronto early Monday morning, which resulted in the death of 16 horses....read on

Georgian Qualifiers Rescheduled

May 21, 2018:

Qualifiers scheduled for Saturday, May 26 at Georgian Downs have been cancelled and postponed....read on

On The Road To The Rankins

May 21, 2018:

This past weekend eight Ontario Standardbred nurseries swung wide their gates to welcome young hopefuls for the Youth Literary Derby, but it seemed that all roads in the Niagara Peninsula led to Tom Rankin’s beautiful new broodmare facility....read on

Filibuster Hanover Wins 40th Confederation Cup

May 20, 2018:

Favourite Filibuster Hanover held off his rivals to win the 40th edition of the $182,500 Confederation Cup on Sunday night (May 20) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Change To Camluck Classic Field

May 20, 2018:

The field for this year’s Camluck Classic had been finalized, but a last second change to the line-up has been made....read on

Marion Marauder Wins 2018 Debut

May 20, 2018:

Marion Marauder ($6.40), 2016 Trotting Triple Crown champion, made his five-year-old debut a winning one in his $30,000 Great Northeast Series event on Sunday afternoon (May 20) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

2018 Elitlopp Fields Drawn

May 20, 2018:

Bold Eagle and Propulsion lead the sixteen trotters invited to take part in the 2018 Elitlopp, to be contested Sunday, May 27 at Solvalla Racecourse in Stockholm, Sweden....read on

Caretaker Spotlight: Jody McGilveary

May 20, 2018:

We all have those friends and co-workers who are your typical rise-and-shine morning people, but Jody McGilveary might own the crown!...read on

Harness Helps Alberta

May 20, 2018:

After what seemed like a never-ending winter, spring has finally sprung in Alberta. The birds are singing, the sun is shining, and the season of harness racing is well underway at Century Downs in Balzac, just outside of Calgary....read on

SC Rewind: 1984 Confederation Cup

May 19, 2018:

In this week's 'Rewind,' Robert Smith recalls a special Confederation Cup victory at Flamboro Downs 34 years ago. With this year's renewal close at hand, it is timely to recall this memorable race day in history....read on

Hanover Changes Claiming Policy

May 18, 2018:

Hanover Raceway would like to notify all horsepeople of a change in policy at its track for the 2018 race season and beyond....read on

Zeron Goes Home For A Cause

May 18, 2018:

A successful career in horse racing is often counted in purse earnings, starts, wins, time devoted to the sport and natural talent. However, one factor, often left out when describing a 'true horseman,' is his ability to remain family-oriented, especially when met with the challenges of the sport....read on

National Caretaker Appreciation Day

May 17, 2018:

Caretakers are the unsung heroes of harness racing, and are critical to the success of any horse in any stable and charged with the responsibility of making sure the horses they care for are happy and healthy, physically and emotionally....read on

Kaplan Unveiled As New Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame President

May 17, 2018:

A capacity crowd of racing industry supporters, Hall of Fame-honoured members and incoming inductees were expertly guided through a jam-packed agenda by Master of Ceremonies and CHRHF-honoured member Jim Bannon during Wednesday evening’s (May 16) annual Hall of Fame President’s Reception....read on

Trevor Henry Wins Ontario Regional Driving Championship

May 16, 2018:

By virtue of three wins in the nine-race tournament, Trevor Henry captured the 2018 Ontario Regional Driving Championship (ORDC), held Wednesday evening (May 16) at The Raceway at Western Fair District in London, Ont....read on

More Kawartha Information Released

May 16, 2018:

Trot Insider has received more information in regard to the upcoming live meet at Kawartha Downs....read on

ID Technician On PEI

May 15, 2018:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be on Prince Edward Island on Tuesday, May 22 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Regulators Optimistic About Rules Committee Work

May 15, 2018:

Following several months of deliberation, and a recent two-day in-person meeting, Canada’s racing regulators are encouraged by the progress of the Rules Committee....read on

More Exhibition Park Dates Announced

May 15, 2018:

The Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission recently announced that a two race dates have been added to Exhibition Park Raceway’s 2018 racing calendar....read on

Mohawk Draw Schedule Changed

May 14, 2018:

Officials with Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to notify all horsepeople of a change to the draw schedule....read on

CPMA Update On Cobalt

May 10, 2018:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) would like to provide the Canadian horse racing industry with an update on cobalt testing since it was transferred from the provincial racing commissions in April 2017....read on

May Zoom Theme: Mares & Foals

May 8, 2018:

May’s Zoom Challenge theme is Mares and Foals! Each year we receive so many great entries for this theme, we’ve decided to bring it back again!...read on

Historic Ontario Horse Racing Industry Funding Agreement Signed

May 8, 2018:

The Ontario Racing (OR) Board of Directors today (Tuesday, May 8) announced the signing of a historic 19-year funding agreement with the Ontario Government....read on

Northlands Park's License Extended

May 3, 2018:

Horse Racing Alberta and Northlands announced today the continuation of their partnership by extending the horse racing license to Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino until the new Century Mile Racetrack is open to the public....read on

2018 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 28, 2018:

For the past several years, Trot Magazine's Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book has served as an initial barometer for the colts and geldings that may be in the running for the richest prize in Canadian harness racing....read on

Atlantic Regional Drivers Set

April 27, 2018:

The field of eight drivers has been confirmed for the 2018 Atlantic Regional Driving Championship taking place at Truro Raceway on Friday, June 29....read on

Seventy N.A. Cup Eligibles Remain

April 23, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment has released the names of the 70 three-year-old pacers that have been kept eligible to the 2018 Pepsi North America Cup following the April 15 sustaining payment....read on

In Need Of A Nurse Mare?

February 26, 2018:

Are you in need of a nurse mare? Do you have a nurse mare available? … read on

2018 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 19, 2018:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2018 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Up To Date With '18 Eligibility Fees?

December 19, 2017:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2018 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2018....read on

Are You & Your Horse Ready To Race?

July 3, 2017:

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


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