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Buchanan Talks Industry Growth

November 24, 2014:

"We certainly have to look at prevention, when it comes to regulation, more so than we have in the past."...read on

A Breeders Crown Breakthrough

November 24, 2014:

After five top-three finishes in eight Breeders Crown finals since 2007, Montreal horse owner Richard Berthiaume figured he was due for a victory....read on

Racing Book Praised In Legislature

November 24, 2014:

This past Thursday, author Paul Murphy received an endorsement from PEI Liberal MLA Robert Mitchell on his latest harness racing book....read on

Revisiting Blue Bonnets

November 23, 2014:

"It was a life of routine, long hours, modest pay and dirty, exhausting physical work, but for those who worked with horses, it brought its own form of fulfilment, and most had trouble imagining doing anything else. They, too, dispersed in the wake of Hippodrome de Montréal’s closing. Now, it’s as if they were never there."...read on

Stephen Flanigen Jr. Passes

November 24, 2014:

Stephen A. Flanigen Jr., 75, longtime owner, trainer and driver in western New York, passed away on November 19 of natural causes....read on

RRSP Deadline Reminder

November 24, 2014:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has sent out a reminder which states that the deadline for contributing to the Ontario Standardbred Horsepeople’s Group RRSP is December 1....read on

Open Pacing Mares To Battle

November 24, 2014:

Officials with Pompano Park have sent out a preview for the track’s 11-race live program for this evening (Monday, November 24) which features a $10,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace and a $7,500 guaranteed Pick-5 pool....read on

Batavia Double Headers Approved

November 24, 2014:

It has been announced that the New York State Gaming Commission has approved two Saturday afternoon cards of racing....read on

Change To Monticello Draw Schedule

November 24, 2014:

It has been announced that Monticello Raceway’s draw schedule for this week has been altered....read on

Breeders Crown Weekend Concludes

November 22, 2014:

Breeders Crown weekend wrapped up at Meadowlands Racetrack with the remaining eight championships contested on Saturday night....read on

Breeders Crown Weekend Begins

November 21, 2014:

Breeders Crown weekend began at Meadowlands Racetrack with Friday night's card dubbed 'Ladies Night,' featuring the first four championships....read on

SC Rewind: The Provincial Cup

November 23, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the once famous Provincial Cup that was held for many years at Windsor Raceway....read on

MacMillan Trainees In Rideau Spotlight

November 23, 2014:

Rideau Carleton Raceway's leading trainer John MacMillan swept the top two spots in the co-featured $6,500 Winners Over Pace on Sunday night with Web Cam and Anderlecht....read on

Preferred Mares Dead-Heat At Flamboro

November 23, 2014:

Zip Car and Russian Kisses engaged in a heated stretch duel in the $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap Pace on Sunday night at Flamboro Downs, but neither mare could get past the other and they were ultimately inseparable at the wire....read on

Dreams Matter Wins Truro Feature

November 23, 2014:

Dreams Matter journeyed first over to prevail in the top pacing class at Truro Raceway on Sunday afternoon....read on

Zip The Lip Trots To Another Open Win

November 23, 2014:

Zip The Lip did it again. The trot star, co-owned by trainer Donald Sweet and Orville Willis of O’Leary, notched his 12th win of the season after capturing the $1,850 Open feature in 2:07.1 over a 'sloppy' track on Sunday at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Callahan Doubles In Delaware Prelims

November 23, 2014:

Sonofa Sizzle, Dashboard and Smoking Joey won opening $20,000 legs of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) two-year-old paces on Sunday, November 23 at Dover Downs....read on

Yonkers Matinee Open To 'Mistress'

November 23, 2014:

The third rendition of Yonkers Raceway’s 'Matinee Madness' went postward during a downright balmy (mid-'50’s) pre-Thanksgiving Sunday....read on

Canadians Help Bermudan Horsemen

November 22, 2014:

A group of Ontario-based horsemen recently travelled to Bermuda to enjoy some sand and sun after a busy summer of racing. As it turns out, Hurricane Gonzolo had another plan for this adventurous group....read on

Tune Up Mile For Sebastian K

November 22, 2014:

There were just a few (five) qualifiers on a blustery Breeders Crown Saturday morning at The Meadowlands held under sunny skies with temperatures in the mid-'30's and a considerable cross-wind....read on

Kindly Poet Rallies For Saturday Score

November 23, 2014:

A longtime fan favourite on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit, 11-year-old gelding Kindly Poet was back in the Saturday night spotlight with a winning effort in an $11,000 conditioned pace....read on

Astor Wires Charlottetown Pacers

November 22, 2014:

Overlooked at the betting windows, last week's runner-up Astor went down the road to win the featured $2,300 Preferred at Charlottetown Driving Park at odds of 12-1 on Saturday afternoon....read on

Duc Dorleans Wins Pompano Open

November 23, 2014:

With howling easterly winds and driving rains pelting south Florida on Saturday night, Quebec-owned Duc Dorleans paced the second fastest mile in Pompano Park history....read on

Machs Beach Boy Wins Yonkers Feature

November 23, 2014:

Ontario-owned Machs Beach Boy (Pat Lachance, $5.30) held off a two-pronged challenge Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway's featured $26,000 Winners Over Pace....read on

ORC Update On Standardbred HIP

November 21, 2014:

On Friday (November 21), Ontario Racing Commission Executive Director Steven Lehman offered Trot Insider an update on the previously-announced five-year enhanced Horse Improvement Program (HIP) for Ontario Standardbreds....read on

CPMA Seeks Public Feedback

October 24, 2014:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) is requesting public feedback on a number of items in its Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 1, 2014:

Results are now available for Trot Magazine's 2014 Fantasy Stable; to view the leaderboard...click here

Take Somebeachsomewhere With You!

August 6, 2014:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the commemoration of Somebeachsomewhere and a monumental day in harness racing on SC’s new BMO Mastercard....read on

Update On Animal Pedigree Act

May 2, 2014:

Representatives of Standardbred Canada were present at the annual meeting of the Canadian Livestock Records Corporation in Calgary, Alta....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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