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Stage Set For 'Battles' In Elora

July 27, 2015:

Grand River Raceway is just one week away from hosting its biggest card of the year, but in order to have that ‘monster matinee’ an elimination round was needed to determine the finalists for the main events....read on

Maxwell’s Pupil On Cruise ‘Control’

July 27, 2015:

Three lifetime starts and three lifetime wins is the story behind freshman pacer Control The Moment, who captured Tuesday’s lone division in the second leg of the Dream Maker Series at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Posterity Just Misses Track Record

July 27, 2015:

Four divisions of New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies went postward on Monday’s opening night card at Batavia Downs, and as a result the first record of the season just missed being broken. The track proved lightning fast as three of the four divisions set lifetime marks....read on

Tioga Open To Steelhead Hanover

July 27, 2015:

Despite setting a gruelling pace with even-money favourite Fireyourguns tracking from the pocket throughout, Steelhead Hanover had enough left in deep stretch to narrowly prevail in Monday evening's $12,000 Open Pace at Tioga Downs....read on

Bartlett Rolls A Seven At Yonkers

July 27, 2015:

Yonkers Raceway’s Monday program played no gender favourites. Driver Jason Bartlett won seven races, while trainer Jennifer Sabot won four....read on

Oldford On Top In Fowlerville

July 27, 2015:

Right on the heels of two regional mid-season finales the CKG Billings amateur driving series returned to its roots for a competition over the double oval at Livingston County Family Fair in Fowlerville, Michigan....read on

'Kid' Captures Meadows Feature

July 27, 2015:

Trustworthy Kid followed the cover of Ladys Dude, then blew by in the lane to capture Monday’s $16,500 Winners Over $10,000 Life Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Smaller Breeder Discusses Big Night

July 27, 2015:

“For a breeder, there is nothing more satisfying than seeing a horse you've raised go on to do well for its new owner. It is a years-long process with many pitfalls along the way.”...read on

Director Application Deadline Extended

July 27, 2015:

The Ontario Standardbred Horsepersons' Association (OSHA) has announced that it has extended the deadline for applications to be a director of the new provincial horsepersons' association....read on

Breeders: Fill Out Foal Location Report

July 27, 2015:

Breeders, if you have any foals born in 2015, 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

Anna-Liisa Ropponen Passes

July 27, 2015:

Harness racing industry participant Anna-Liisa Ropponen of Rockwood, Ont. passed away suddenly at her residence on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the age of 38....read on

Hambletonian Oaks Attracts 16

July 27, 2015:

On Monday, July 27, sixteen fillies were entered to contest the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks, the filly division of the Hambletonian....read on

Track Adds 28 Race Dates

July 27, 2015:

During a racing season which has seen multiple racetracks drop dates of live harness racing, one raceway has just done the exact opposite....read on

Purse Increase For Younger Horses

July 27, 2015:

It was announced on Monday, July 27 that two racetracks will be increasing purses for particular races for young horses....read on

It's Time To Stand Out

July 27, 2015:

"Just like the beverage companies have realized long ago, shelf space, appearance and promotion matters."....read on // continuer à lire

Mission: Hambletonian

July 26, 2015:

When the field is drawn Monday morning for the Hambletonian Oaks, Mission Brief’s name won’t be among the entries. On Sunday night, trainer Ron Burke confirmed to the Meadowlands Racetrack that his star three-year-old filly will take on the boys in the 90th Hambletonian on Saturday, August 8....read on

Foundation Doles Out Scholarships

July 27, 2015:

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is pleased to announce that Keelan MacDonald of Inverness, Nova Scotia has won a $2,500 Curt Greene Memorial Scholarship and that the $1,000 Sweet Karen Scholarship has been won by Rebecca Galloway of Otsego, Michigan....read on

Davis To Be Honoured On Adios Day

July 27, 2015:

The August 1 Adios Day card at the Meadows will feature a special race to honour the memory of Roy D. Davis, the longtime Meadows-based horse owner and founder of ‘Team Spur,’ who passed away on June 16....read on

Buffalo Raceway Season In The Books

July 27, 2015:

With Buffalo Raceway's 2015 season now in the books, it can be said that it was a successful campaign both on and off the track....read on

Fallout From Closure Of Showplace

July 26, 2015:

"It started with a four paragraph announcement, and it sent shockwaves through the racing industry in New Jersey."...read on

Hes Watching Retired

July 25, 2015:

Hes Watching, one of harness racing’s most brilliant performers of recent times, has been retired....read on

SC Rewind: Memories Of Thorncliffe

July 25, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a memorable milestone from 65 years ago which was 1950. That year witnessed the opening of Thorncliffe Raceway in the Don Valley area of suburban Toronto after being closed for decades....read on

ORC: Iron-Dextran Not licensed For Use

July 24, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) reminds the racing industry that a basic aspect of good medication control is ensuring that you only use products that are properly manufactured and clearly labelled, and that have been obtained from an authorized distributor....read on

Reminder: Ont. Cobalt Testing In Aug.

July 24, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) issued a Notice to the Industry on June 3, 2015 advising that Ontario will begin testing for cobalt with a threshold of 50ng/ml in blood, as of August 1, 2015....read on

Roberts Returns To Great Canadian

July 23, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that Chris Roberts will be stepping down from his position as General Manager of Racing & Gaming at Northlands for a position with his former employer -- Great Canadian Gaming Corporation....read on

Win A Pair Of Hall Of Fame Tickets!

July 22, 2015:

Would you like to attend the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction ceremony? Here’s your chance!...read on

A Cup Tale

July 22, 2015:

Sometimes a moment in life touches you. Sometimes it happens years after the fact through tears and sadness....read on // continuer à lire

Harness Racing Helps Alyssa Selman

July 22, 2015:

This weekend the harness racing industry in Manitoba will show its support for Alyssa Selman, an injured thoroughbred rider whose story has received international media attention....read on

Horse Owners Giving Back

July 21, 2015:

What started as a conversation between two guys at a BBQ who were both involved in harness racing has blossomed into a fund raiser for one of Canada's top children's hospitals....read on

Gallinger Resigns From SC

July 17, 2015:

John Gallinger, President and CEO of Standardbred Canada, today announced that he has resigned from his position to pursue other interests, effective immediately....read on

CPMA Statement On Positive Tests

July 8, 2015:

On Wednesday, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) issued a statement regarding recent positive tests for Oxilofrine....read on

Notice Of By-Law #2 Amendment Vote

July 2, 2015:

Pursuant to By-Law #1, Article 11 and Regulation #1, Article 6, amendments to By-Law #2 are being proposed for ratification by Standardbred Canada Breeder Members. The Breeder Members on the Standardbred Canada Board of Directors are in support of all of the proposed amendments and recommend approval....read on

Stallion Report Reminder

July 2, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is announcing that the 2015 Reports of Mares Bred (stallion reports) will not be mailed out this year....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

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

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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