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Six Straight For Dirty Secret

December 5, 2016:

Trotting mare Dirty Secret made an impressive debut on the WEG circuit on Monday night, notching her sixth straight victory in her first start at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

National Assembly To Honour Filion

December 5, 2016:

On Tuesday, December 6, harness racing’s newest inductee to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, Yves Filion, will be feted before the Quebec National Assembly in Quebec City....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

Up To Date With '17 Eligibility Fees?

December 5, 2016:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2017 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2017....read on

Final AGCO Roundtable In Ottawa

December 5, 2016:

The final AGCO roundtable with horsepeople on a review of the Rules of Racing will take place next Monday, December 12 at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Deseronto Clicks In London

December 5, 2016:

The trip couldn't have worked out any better for Deseronto, victorious in Monday's $7,500 Preferred 3 Pace at The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

Last Call For $10,000 Partnership Bonus

December 5, 2016:

VIP Internet Stable’s breakthrough $10,000 Bonus offer is nearly sold out....read on

Five Bagger For Wolfenden

December 5, 2016:

Ross Wolfenden was the hot driver at Dover Downs on Monday (Dec. 5) recording five winners on the program....read on

Unlocked, Medusa Co-Horses Of The Year

December 5, 2016:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association’s members have selected Unlocked and Medusa as co-Horses of the Year for 2016. It is the first time in the history of the association that members’ voting resulted in a tie for the top spot....read on

The British Are Coming To Pompano

December 5, 2016:

Some 240 years ago, Paul Revere made his famous ride enabling the phrase “The British are coming...the British are coming” to be etched in our history. On Saturday, December 10, the British are coming to Pompano Park in a historical harness racing event....read on

Lucky Number 13 For Spreester

December 5, 2016:

Spreester won for the 13th time this year Monday at The Meadows when she turned back two determined challengers and captured the $20,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace....read on

Track Record For Sandys Victory

December 5, 2016:

Sandys Victory established a new track record for aged trotting mares at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Monday afternoon (Dec. 5)....read on

Western Fair Earns International Awards

December 5, 2016:

The Western Fair District has received seven awards from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE), headquartered in Springfield, Mo....read on

Thousands Cheer S-Breds At Parade

December 5, 2016:

“When you come around the corner to enter the parade, it is like a ‘wow’ moment. You never expect to see that many people. It is just unbelievable.”...read on

Toy Drive Continues At Flamboro

December 5, 2016:

After a tremendously successful toy drive in 2015, officials with Flamboro Downs have their sights set on surpassing last year's donations in 2016....read on

Poll: Retiring Stallions Rule

December 5, 2016:

Were you in favour of the rule that required stallions to race at age four before retiring to stud duty?....read on

December's Fan Club Contest

December 5, 2016:

From British Columbia’s Fraser Downs to Red Shores Racetrack and Casino in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and at all racetracks in between, the 2016 Canadian harness racing season never failed to entertain fans....read on

Boni, Manzi, Et Al. Honoured In NY

December 5, 2016:

Nearly 200 horsepeople from all walks of life were on hand to honour 20 equine athletes and their human connections, along with some outstanding industry stars who received special awards for their contributions to harness racing....read on

Honour For Every Way Out In NJ

December 5, 2016:

Every Way Out has been selected as the New Jersey Sire Stakes’ Horse of the Year for 2016....read on

SOANY Conducts Annual Meeting

December 5, 2016:

On Saturday, December 3, the Standardbred Owners Association of New York, the horsemen's association representing the more than 1,000 owners, trainers and drivers regularly competing at Yonkers Raceway, held its annual membership meeting....read on

Gagnon, Demers On Fire At Rideau

December 5, 2016:

Driver Guy Gagnon and trainer Gerard Demers were a force on the Sunday (December 4) program of racing at Rideau Carleton Raceway, as they recorded five and four wins, respectively, during the track’s 13-race program....read on

Pompano Open To Duc Dorleans

December 4, 2016:

Duc Dorleans, smartly handled by Wally Hennessey, captured Pompano Park’s $12,000 Open Pace on Sunday night (December 4), as he stopped the timer 1:50.1....read on

Preferreds Highlight Flamboro Sunday

December 4, 2016:

A pair of Preferred events headlined the Sunday evening (December 4) program of racing at Flamboro Downs, and Senior Market and Sportmanship were the combatants that came away victorious after their respective assignments....read on

Surrealist Rebounds At Truro Raceway

December 4, 2016:

A nine-pack of dashes faced the gate during the Sunday afternoon (December 4) program of live harness racing at Truro Raceway and three things came to the fore. One: Surrealist wouldn’t be denied again. Two: Given clear track, a freshman would break his maiden. Three: Never disregard the longest shot on the board....read on

Tripper Rushes To Fifth Straight Win

December 4, 2016:

After having been hammered down to 30 cents on the dollar by post time, Mach Three gelding Tripper showed that he was more than lucid Sunday afternoon (December 4) at Fraser Downs, as the sharp bay extended his unbeaten streak to five....read on

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ontario’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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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