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San Pail Officially Retired

August 31, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that triple millionaire San Pail, the fan favourite that came from modest beginnings to win three straight Maple Leaf Trots and capture 2011 Horse of the Year honours in both Canada and the U.S., has been retired....read on

Mr Mach Jimmy Aims For Series Sweep

August 30, 2015:

Mr Mach Jimmy did not disappoint any of his harness racing fans on Sunday at the Hippodrome 3R as the two-year-old gelding scored his third straight victory in the $200,000 Quebec-Bred Series....read on

More Canadian Yearling Sale Videos

August 25, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has received many more yearling videos for the 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

Nicknames And Signature Sayings

August 30, 2015:

Trainers and drivers consider nicknames and catchphrases in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Field Set For Marksman Showdown

August 30, 2015:

The field for the final of the Alberta Marksman is fittingly filled with harness racing's versions of cowboys, outlaws and renegades....read on

Betting Exchange Equals Batavia Record

August 30, 2015:

There was no doubt who the best New York bred three-year-old colt competing at Batavia Downs was on Sunday (Aug. 30) after Betting Exchange (Bettors Delight-Cheeky Hanover) tied the track record of 1:51.2 for his sex and gait in winning a division of the $120,400 New York Sire Stakes (NYSS)....read on

Heart And Soul Sets Summerside Record

August 30, 2015:

Heart And Soul, owned by George and Earith Riley of Kensington, P.E.I., established a new track record for two-year-old colts and geldings, stopping the timer in 1:56.2 for driver/trainer Clare MacDonald on Sunday at Red Shores Summerside....read on

Favourites Dominate In Kentucky Finals

August 30, 2015:

The Bluegrass State crowned its champion two and three-year-olds of both gaits and sexes on Sunday night, with the eight $175,000 Kentucky Sires Stakes (KYSS) finals dominated by favourites....read on

Keystone Wyatt Repeats For Knapp

August 30, 2015:

Keystone Wyatt cruised wire-to-wire on Sunday night at Rideau Carleton Raceway, earning his second straight win in the co-featured $6,500 Winners Over Handicap Trot for his new connections....read on

Clinton Hosts Memorial Race Card

August 30, 2015:

There were a few tears shed in the winner's circle this Sunday at Clinton Raceway as racing fans, family and friends took a day to remember those who have passed, during the track's annual All Memorial Race Day....read on

Filly Helps Revive Windsor Trainer

August 30, 2015:

It was just about five years ago this month that trainer Greg Merlo lay unconscious in a hospital bed after slipping into a coma caused by diabetes....read on

False Advertising Triples In Manitoba

August 30, 2015:

False Advertising earned his third consecutive Open victory on the Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit on Sunday afternoon at Miami....read on

Brother John Wins Inverness Feature

August 30, 2015:

Nova Scotia newcomer Brother John rebuffed a challenge from sub-1:50 pacer Watermelonwine to win the featured $1,400 Winners Over Pace at Inverness Raceway on Sunday afternoon....read on

Ohio Jug Sale Catalogue Available

August 30, 2015:

This year, for the first time, the Ohio Selected Jug Yearling Sale catalog is available on the Equineline sales catalog app for the iPad....read on

Napolitano Reaches 100-Win Mark Again

August 30, 2015:

How do you follow-up on a month when you win 100 races? Well, if you're George Napolitano Jr., you go out the next month and win 105....read on

Hall Of Famers Double Up In Tioga Stakes

August 30, 2015:

Hall of Fame driver John Campbell prevailed in two of five $10,000 preliminary Kindergarten Classic events on Sunday (August 30) afternoon's program at Tioga Downs, while Hall of Fame trainer Jimmy Takter scored a double-double -- driving a pair of his own trainees to victory....read on

Silence Son Heads To Sale On Streak

August 30, 2015:

Silence Son made his Running Aces swan song a memorable one by winning the $9,600 Open Trot for the third consecutive week on Sunday night (August 30)....read on

Crazy Wow Knocks Off Pinkman Again

August 30, 2015:

New York did itself proud Saturday night, as Empire-breds won both $40,000 eliminations for Yonkers Trot No. 61....read on

Georgies Pockets Wins Balanced Image

August 29, 2015:

Georgies Pockets lowered the track record for two-year-old trotters at Hanover Raceway on Saturday night with a 1:59.1 triumph in the $77,800 final of the Balanced Image Trot....read on

Rockin With Dewey Upsets In Rowe

August 29, 2015:

Trotting mare Rockin With Dewey and driver Bob McClure pulled off a 28-1 upset in the $100,000 Honourable Earl Rowe Memorial on an action-packed Saturday night of racing at Georgian Downs....read on

Stakes Elimination Night At Mohawk

August 29, 2015:

The sport’s top older pacers and rising stars were on display Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack in eliminations for the Canadian Pacing Derby, Metro Pace and Shes A Great Lady....read on

Opening At Standardbred Canada

August 28, 2015:

There is a contractual part-time position available in the capacity of Identification Technician for Standardbred Canada....read on

Stallion Reports Due September 1

August 24, 2015:

As the Standardbred Canada By-Law #2 has been amended, the deadline to file 2015 stallion reports is now September 1....read on

Barrieau Reaches 4,000-Win Milestone

August 30, 2015:

With four victories between two racetracks on Saturday, driver Gilles Barrieau reached the 4,000-win milestone mark....read on

Bigtown Hero Puts Up Bigtime Fractions

August 30, 2015:

Bigtown Hero, who already has two appearances on the sport's all-time list of 'horse who have hit the three-quarters in 1:20 or better,' missed by a tick becoming the only horse ever with three such appearances, winning the $24,000 featured pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday night....read on

August Zoom Poll Now Open!

August 28, 2015:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received some great submissions for August’s Zoom contest. For the Horsin' Around theme, we asked for photos of kids and horses enjoying the summer, whether it’s at the track or on the farm and challenged our Fan Club shutterbugs to capture all the fun that comes along with being around horses!....read on

Diggin A Trench Dominates In Golden Boy

August 30, 2015:

Diggin A Trench continued his stakes win streak on the Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit with an eight-length romp in the second leg of the Golden Boy Stakes for sophomore pacing colts and gelding on Saturday at Miami....read on

Barona Lilac Triples At Truro In August

August 30, 2015:

Barona Lilac completed a perfect charitable campaign for the Stewiacke Valley 4H Club as she earned her third straight win in August on Saturday at Truro Raceway....read on

Mcrileymac Scores Milestone Win

August 30, 2015:

Veteran pacer Mcrileymac rallied four-wide at the third quarter mark and circled a field of claiming rivals to earn his 50th career win on Saturday night at Hiawatha Horse Park....read on

Favoured Fillies Win Diamond Elims

August 29, 2015:

Popular three-year-old pacing fillies Blue Star Texas and Fire Watch delivered winning performances in their respective $10,000 Alberta Sires Stakes eliminations for the Alberta Diamond leg on Saturday at Century Downs....read on

Inspired Art's Streak Hits Double Digits

August 29, 2015:

With his win streak stretching back for nearly a full year, Inspired Art made it 10 in a row on Saturday afternoon in the Preferred class at St. John's Racing and Entertainment Centre....read on

Miss Oromocto Wins Maritimer

August 29, 2015:

Three-year-old pacing filly Miss Oromocto scored back-to-back wins on Saturday afternoon at Exhibition Park Raceway to take The Maritimer, sponsored by Standardbred Canada and the New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association....read on

SC Rewind: Derby Heritage

August 29, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the humble beginnings of what has become one of the sport's headline events in Canada. He traces the start up of The Canadian Pacing Derby nearly 80 years ago when small town racing was a popular pastime....read on

'Wakizashi' Scores Sires Stakes Win

August 29, 2015:

Wakizashi Hanover vanquished Wiggle It Jiggleit in the North America Cup, but lost his last five races to the division leader and driver Montrell Teague, most recently in the top level of the Battle of the Brandywine. Without his bitter rival in the field, Wakizashi Hanover sparkled in Friday’s $183,616 Pennsylvania Sires Stakes at The Meadows....read on

Fillies Star In Casual Breeze Stakes

August 28, 2015:

Many of the sport's finest three-year-old trotting fillies were in the spotlight at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday night competing in the Casual Breeze Stakes....read on

Wiener Dogs Invade Grand River

August 29, 2015:

There was a full parking lot, a packed house and 30 wiener dogs on the racetrack for Grand River Raceway’s first annual Wiener Dog Race during the horse races on August 28....read on

Frank Xuereb Passes

August 28, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that former trainer and driver Frank Xuereb of Vineland, Ontario passed away on Sunday, August 16 at the age of 85 peacefully in a retirement home....read on

Dates Slashed In Illinois

August 28, 2015:

Reports from Illinois indicate that the state's already diminished live harness racing calendar is about to take another substantial reduction....read on

Purina Statement On Ractopamine

August 27, 2015:

Agribrands Purina has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on

Clinton Auction To Benefit Hospital

August 26, 2015:

As part of Clinton Raceway's Legends Day -- a biennial fundraiser for the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation -- an online auction will be held the week prior to the event....read on

Love We Don't See Very Often

August 26, 2015:

"We need people to gamble and bring their friends to the track. We need to grow our customer base and be as interactive as any prospective fan needs us to be. But above all else we should always want people to love this sport."....read on

New Clenbuterol Rules September 1

August 25, 2015:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has issued an important reminder to the Canadian horse racing industry that a significant change to the elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will come into effect September 1. The change states that the current elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will be increased from 72 hours to 168 hours (seven days)....read on

OLG Adds Sr. VP Of Horse Racing

August 25, 2015:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced on Monday, August 24 that it has hired Cal Bricker as its new Senior Vice President of Horse Racing....read on

Ont. Resident Mare Deadline September 1

August 25, 2015:

Administrators of the Standardbred Improvement Program would like to remind owners of broodmares that foaled this year that September 1 is the last chance to enroll their mares in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for 2015....read on

Statement On Ractopamine In Feedstuffs

August 25, 2015:

Paul Sharpe of Sharpe Feeds has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on

CPMA Update On Ractopamine

August 21, 2015:

On Friday, August 21, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a memo to the Canadian horse racing industry which contained an update regarding Ractopamine in 'feedstuffs.'...read on

If I Had A Hammer

August 17, 2015:

“The people at Armbro figured out how many I shod there, with a rough estimate from day one to the day they sold the farm, and it was well over 230,000”....read on / continuer à lire

World Trotting Conference To PEI In 2017

August 11, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that the 2017 World Trotting Conference will be held in Charlottetown, P.E.I. from August 13-20, 2017....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Pedigrees

August 6, 2015:

Pedigrees for the 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale are now available online....read on

By-Law #2 Amendments Passed

August 5, 2015:

On August 5, 2015, electronic and mail ballots that were cast by eligible Standardbred Canada Breeder members for amendments to By-Law #2 were tabulated....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

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

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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