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Grassroots Action On Canada Day

June 29, 2015:

“The Grassroots is not easy racing now, it’s pretty solid. It’s a good quality of racing, and that’s what we’re after.”...read on

Rath Comments On New Board

June 29, 2015:

“I lived here forever and I recognize what it (the Exhibition) did for us, even as we went through the Somebeachsomewhere days. If the track wasn’t there, we wouldn’t have Somebeachsomewhere.”...read on

Woodbine Donates $100K To Hospital

June 29, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced its support of the Milton District Hospital’s (MDH) expansion project with the donation of $100,000 to the MDH Foundation’s Our Home Our Hospital Campaign, in a special celebration with community members at Mohawk Racetrack on June 27....read on

Waples Looks To Excite

June 29, 2015:

Ron Waples will join the field for the Hall of Fame drivers race at Goshen Historic Track, the annual $10,000 Mr. and Mrs. Elbridge Gerry Memorial Trot, to be held this coming Sunday (July 5)....read on

Where Is Mister Herbie?

June 29, 2015:

Two-time O’Brien Award winner Mister Herbie has been noticeably absent so far this year, scratched sick from his last scheduled start in November 2014....read on

Standardbred Drive & Dine Deal

June 29, 2015:

A special limited-time offer has just been announced for I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club Members! As part of Horse Experience 2015, we’re offering a special Drive & Dine package to visitors to the Pan Am Games. But we also want to make this available to our Fan Club members!...read on

Fair Winds Hosts 350 Guests

June 29, 2015:

After a day of unrelenting rain, skies cleared on Sunday afternoon (June 28) for the second annual open house at Fair Winds Farm, celebrating the month of the horse in New Jersey....read on

Truro Post Time, Race Date Changes

June 29, 2015:

Officials in the Truro Raceway race office have sent Trot Insider a brief list of post time changes and race dates....read on

Howard Book Signings At Ont. Tracks

June 29, 2015:

Noted author Victoria Howard will be taking part in a pair of July book signings at Ontario racetracks....read on

ID Technician In PEI

June 29, 2015:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in the western and central parts of PEI on Monday, July 6 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Scholarship Winners Announced In NY

June 29, 2015:

Bob MacDougall, chairman of the co-sponsored SOA of New York/Yonkers Raceway Scholarship Committee, has announced that Adam T. Michael is the winner of the 2015-2016 Scholarship Award in the amount of $5,000, Jessica De Witt is the winner of the second place $3,000 award and Charlene Cushing is the winner of the third place $2,000 award....read on

Two-Day Box At Running Aces

June 29, 2015:

Officials with Running Aces have announced that the track has instituted a ‘two-day box’ for the foreseeable future, meaning entries for live race programs are due just two days prior to the card....read on

PA Fair Race Dates Washed Out

June 29, 2015:

The wettest June in Pennsylvania’s recorded history claimed two more 'victims' this past weekend....read on

Steward Dominates At Dresden

June 28, 2015:

Driver Nick Steward lit up the day at Dresden Raceway with five winners on Sunday afternoon's 10-race card....read on

Sotally Tober Scores Century Open Win

June 28, 2015:

With Alberta's top pacer Who Doesnt absent from this week's $11,500 Open Pace at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, Sotally Tober swooped in to steal the spotlight on Sunday for trainer/driver Jamie Gray....read on

Field Set For Kin Pace At Clinton

June 28, 2015:

Ontario-sired three-year-old pacing fillies faced off in the Kin Pace elimination round on a rainy Sunday afternoon at Clinton Raceway....read on

Walter Dale Headlines N.B. Opener

June 28, 2015:

Horse Racing New Brunswick (HRNB) has announced the start of the live racing season in New Brunswick. Kicking things off on Canada Day in Fredericton is the first race card of the season that includes the popular, historical Walter Dale Memorial, sponsored this year by Moosehead Breweries....read on

Dixieland Band Sets Inverness Record

June 28, 2015:

Dixieland Band clocked a record performance at Inverness Raceway on Sunday afternoon, crossing the wire in 1:57.1 and taking first-place honours in one of two Atlantic Sires Stakes 'A' divisions for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings. Meanwhile, Thebigbamtheory stole the spotlight in the Standardbred Canada co-sponsored Nova Scotia Stake....read on

Fortune Playboy Defeats 3R Pacers

June 28, 2015:

Newcomer Fortune Playboy showed he is a force to be reckoned with, as driver Gilles Gendron toyed with the field at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday in the featured pace....read on

Summerside Feature To Machinthesand

June 28, 2015:

Machinthesand hooked up with pacesetter Carrera Angel (driven by Rocky Schurman) down the backstretch and went on to claim the Sunday afternoon feature race at Red Shores Summerside in 1:56.2....read on

‘Provolone’ Takes Open Trot

June 29, 2015:

On Sunday, June 28, Franky Provolone and driver Steve Wiseman earned the opportunity to say ‘cheese’ in the Running Aces winner’s circle for the third time in the first four weeks of the current summer meet....read on

Rivalry Produces Thrilling Stretch Duel

June 28, 2015:

The state-bred stakes action continued in high gear on Sunday, June 28 at Balmoral Park as a pair of Illinois conceived and foaled events for trotters and pacers shared top billing on the 10-race program....read on

Gingras Steers Seven Winners At Philly

June 28, 2015:

It was a big day for driver Yannick Gingras on Sunday afternoon (June 28) at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Trolley Leads Freshman All-Star Winners

June 28, 2015:

Stakes action for two-year-old Pennsylvania-sired horses kicked off Sunday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with six divisions of an 'All Stars' event for trotting colts and geldings....read on

Rideau Track Closure Notice

June 28, 2015:

The race office at Rideau Carleton Raceway would like to inform horsemen and women of an upcoming track closure....read on

Gold Cup & Saucer Grandstand Details

June 27, 2015:

Grandstand seats for the 2015 Gold Cup & Saucer at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park will go on sale Monday, July 6 at 9 a.m. (AST)....read on

Recalling A Day With The Champ

June 28, 2015:

“I marvelled that it was the harness racing greatness of San Pail that first brought us all together and now effortlessly created a magical day for one of his biggest fans when she – and we – needed it most.”...read on

What's Your Guilty Pleasure Song?

June 28, 2015:

Trainers and drivers reveal the songs they secretly love – and in some cases, can't help but sing or dance along to – despite their unpopularity amongst friends and colleagues in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Sun Stakes Saturday Elim Night

June 27, 2015:

The Sun Stakes Saturday eliminations highlighted the rainy June 27 harness racing card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono and narrowed down the fields for the Max C. Hempt Memorial Pace, Earl Beal Jr. Memorial Trot, James M. Lynch Memorial Pace and Ben Franklin Pace....read on

Rockin In Heaven Wins 'Summer' Soaker

June 27, 2015:

Rockin In Heaven received the majority of the hype heading into the first leg of the Summertime Series on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack, but he needed every inch of determination to pull out the victory....read on

Babies Invade Mohawk, Big M

June 27, 2015:

The future stars of harness racing invaded Mohawk Racetrack and Meadowlands Racetrack on Saturday morning for their two-year-old qualifying sessions....read on

Junebugs Baby Wins Season Debut

June 28, 2015:

Junebugs Baby, the Cape Breton Horsemens Association's 2014 Horse of the Year, was a wire-to-wire winner in his season's debut at Northside Downs on Saturday....read on

Two-Year-Olds On Display At Truro

June 28, 2015:

On Saturday, June 27, race fans at Truro Raceway had the chance to see some of the up and coming local talent head behind the gate for the first time. Race fans witnessed 12 two-year-old colts and fillies debut over the Truro oval to kick start their freshman campaigns....read on

Pablo Angus Earns 50th Career Win

June 28, 2015:

Thirteen-year-old trotter Pablo Angus notched his 50th career win during Saturday afternoon's Quebec fair circuit harness racing program at Ferme Drummond in St. Hugues....read on

Children Win Bicycles At Hanover

June 28, 2015:

It wasn’t much of a night weather wise, but several children were happy they went to the racetrack on Saturday night. In celebration of the popular sport and the end of school, Hanover Raceway held Hockeyville Night sponsored by Hanover Walmart....read on

D Gs Camme Back On Top At Red Shores

June 27, 2015:

D Gs Camme, last year’s Governor’s Plate and Premier’s Pace champion, won Saturday night's featured $2,400 Preferred Handicap event in 1:54 flat at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Pierce Talks Surgery, N.A. Cup

June 27, 2015:

"Timmy's been talking about that colt quite a bit. Even last year, he was talking about him and saying he could develop into a good one. I flew up with Tim, and I asked him if he thought he could beat [Wiggle It Jiggleit] and he said 'yeah, I can beat him'."...read on

SC Rewind: Doc McKibbin

June 27, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith reviews the life and times of the late Dr. Lloyd S. McKibbin a world renown veterinarian who spent a lifetime involved in harness racing. He ushered in many new and revolutionary ​medical ideas throughout his lengthy career....read on

June's Zoom Poll Now Open!

June 26, 2015:

The June Zoom Challenge featured the theme of 'At The Races.' There was no shortage of interesting and unique shots! Thanks to everyone who took the time to submit entries and now it’s poll time!...read on

NS Government Announces New Board

June 26, 2015:

On Friday, June 26, the Nova Scotia Government announced the make up of the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission’s new Board, which will overseas live racing operations at Truro Raceway....read on

OLG Pens Letter To Horse Racing

June 26, 2015:

In a letter dated Thursday (June 25), representatives from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) provided an update on the process of integrating horse racing with the province's gaming strategy....read on

Horses Communicating With People

June 26, 2015:

A group of Canadian entrepreneurs have developed a new wearable technology for horses that provides real-time data on a horse's health, and will let horses email their owner, trainer or a veterinarian if they’re not well....read on

Truro To Drop Two Cards

June 25, 2015:

Officials from the Truro Harness Horse Owners Association and Steve Pottie, general manager of the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition, announced they’ve made a joint decision to make changes to Truro Raceway’s schedule....read on

Updated: Kawartha Requests More Dates

June 25, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission has issued a Notice to the Industry in regard to Kawartha Downs Ltd.’s request for a variance to the 2015 race date schedule at Kawartha Downs....read on

Fraser Downs Becomes Elements

June 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation announced the launch of Elements Casino, set to open this winter. Elements Casino will replace the existing Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino. What does this mean for harness racing in British Columbia?...read on

Precious Bunny Passes

June 24, 2015:

Word comes from Australia that 1991 Horse of the Year and Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame inductee Precious Bunny recently passed away in Australia at the age of 27....read on

Vets Comment On Positive Tests

June 24, 2015:

Trot Insider has received a statement from two veterinarians regarding a rash of recent positive tests that have occurred in Ontario....read on

Favourite Harness Racing Memories

June 23, 2015:

“I was so emotional; I had to hide behind the starting gate as I tried to talk to my dad in the winner’s circle, with tears falling down my face!”...read on

Harness Racing's Wow Factor

June 22, 2015:

"To them, your mundane is anything but. To them, you are the tight rope walker, the marine biologist or the astronaut. To them, your world is fascinating."...read on / continuer à lire

ID Technician In Alberta

June 18, 2015:

Standardbred Canada ID Technician Jim Mohorich will be in Alberta and ready to freeze brand foals for the rest of the month....read on

Register For Bring A Friend!

June 5, 2015:

When was the last time you brought a new person to the races? Well, here is your chance to share the passion you feel for Canadian harness racing!...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

Atlantic Bursary Program Deadline Nears

May 1, 2015:

For the ninth consecutive year, Standardbred Canada and the Atlantic provinces are pleased to offer the Atlantic Provinces Bursary Program. This project could award up to five students in the Atlantic Provinces bursaries towards their post secondary education this year....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

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

In Need Of A Nurse Mare?

March 4, 2010:

Standardbred Canada's Nurse Mare Program is designed to assist in matching orphaned or rejected foals with nurse mares, and now the process is even easier....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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