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Iconic Barn Could Be History

May 24, 2016:

It might not have housed Cam Fella, and he might not have paced around the track, but a historic barn and track in Southwestern Ontario with ties to The Pacing Machine could become a distant memory unless one man can convince town council to save the structure....read on

'Dewey' Rocks The House

May 23, 2016:

The first leg of the Miss Versatility Series went postward Monday evening at Mohawk Racetrack featuring some of the finest female trotters in North America....read on

'Graduate' Scores In Stallion Series

May 23, 2016:

Five $20,000 divisions of the first leg of the Pennsylvania Stallion Series for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings were featured Monday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and the fastest winner was Im Some Graduate, a royally-bred colt whom at one point last year many thought might one of Pennsylvania’s overall best, winning his seasonal debut in 1:51.3....read on

‘Rusty’ Holds On In Preferred

May 23, 2016:

Doo Wee Rusty wasted no time in charging to the lead in Monday’s $7,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and that proved to be the winning move for the distaffer....read on

Audreys Dream A Chalky Winner

May 23, 2016:

The betting public was all over Audreys Dream in Monday’s $10,000 Open Pace at Century Downs, and the veteran didn’t disappoint for Team Hensley....read on

Stars To Battle In Quebec Series

May 23, 2016:

The Hippodrome 3R kicks off night racing at the half mile oval Tuesday and featured on the program will be three opening round divisions of the $120,000 Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-old trotting horses and mares. Post time is 7:00 p.m....read on

Summerside Feature To 'Rosco'

May 23, 2016:

DBs Rosco won the Victoria Day pace in an exciting stretch battle during opening day action Monday at Red Shores Summerside....read on

Posts Drawn For Molson Pace

May 23, 2016:

The post-position draw for this year’s $150,000 Molson Pace was conducted during this evening’s pre-game show at The Raceway in London and it was three-time defending champion State Treasurer drawing the coveted rail in his quest for an historic fourth consecutive title....read on

Harrington Open To Getifoffyourchest

May 23, 2016:

David Banks and Layfield Horses' Getitoffyourchest was a dominant winner in achieving his third straight victory in 1:51.1 Monday at Harrington Raceway in the featured $16,000 Open....read on

Speed Rules In New York Stakes

May 23, 2016:

A set of $61,300 divisions of the New York Sires Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies went postward Monday afternoon at Monticello Raceway, with Soft Idea and American Ivy steamrolling to front-stepping scores in their respective assignments....read on

France To Join Yonkers’ Pools

May 23, 2016:

Yonkers Raceway’s Tuesday afternoon 'French' trots feature the usual bigger fields and longer distances, but one more ingredient gets added into the mix…...bigger pots....read on

Speedy Statements In Qualifiers

May 23, 2016:

‎While most eyes were on O'Brien Award winner Control The Moment at Monday morning's qualifiers at Mohawk Racetrack, one pacer put in a mile that somewhat stole his thunder....read on

North America Cup-Date: May 23

May 23, 2016:

With the 2016 Pepsi North America Cup eliminations just a few weeks away, every eligible three-year-old pacer aiming for Canadian harness racing's biggest prize has made an on-track appearance as those colts and geldings aim to displace the reigning divisional kingpins....read on

Elitlopp Fields, Draw Complete

May 22, 2016:

The fields are now set for the 2016 Elitlopp, slated for next Sunday at Solvalla Racecourse in Sweden and featuring a handful of horses very familiar to North American harness racing....read on

Stathis: Mohawk Put On Superb Show

May 23, 2016:

“From great harness racing action, plus fun and educational activities for both kids and adults, this is what harness racing is all about and should be,” said Celebrity Farms' Sam Stathis about Mohawk Racetrack’s Family Fun Night Saturday. “What a great job WEG did on this night.”...read on

Crown Isle A Big Winner At Flamboro

May 23, 2016:

Crown Isle ($7.50) pushed his 2016 win count into the double-digits after fighting off the favourite in the $9,000 Preferred 3 Pace on Sunday night (May 22) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Unabating Rebounds In Rideau Trot

May 22, 2016:

Unabating rebounded from an off-the-board finish from one week ago to become a two-time winner this month in the $6,950 Winners Over Handicap Trot at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday night, May 22....read on

Lyons Snyder Impresses At Pocono

May 22, 2016:

Lyons Snyder, beaten favourite in the recent rich Pennsylvania Classic Final at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, showed his bounceback abilities on Sunday night (May 22) at The Downs, taking his $54,787 division of the first leg of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings in an impressive 1:49.4 over “sloppy” going while taking a new mark....read on

'Atomic' Delivery In Series Opener

May 22, 2016:

The opening round of the $120,000 Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-old pacers saw one favourite victorious, but another a half-length short of victory on Sunday, May 22 at the Hippodrome 3R....read on

Another Close Call For Tajmeallover

May 22, 2016:

Tajmeallover earned her second photo finish victory of the year in the $11,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace, which kicked off the rainy Sunday (May 22) afternoon harness racing card at Century Downs....read on

Mach Wheel Back In Truro Spotlight

May 22, 2016:

Mach Wheel returned to the races after his winter break on Sunday (May 22) at Truro Raceway and dominated the top class for trainer/driver Darren Crowe....read on

Clinton Opens To Record Crowd

May 22, 2016:

It was a day of greats at Clinton Raceway, as the Huron County oval held its opening card of the 2016 season. Great weather, great races and great prizes all led to a record attendance and record handle....read on

Dorothy Burtch Passes

May 22, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that Dorothy Burtch, well known secretary with the Ontario Harness Horse Association from 1968 to 1994, passed away peacefully in her 93rd year on Thursday, May 19....read on

Philly To Draw Stakes Day On Tuesday

May 22, 2016:

Harrah's Philadelphia will be host to a power-packed harness racing program next Sunday, May 29, with a post time of 12:40 p.m....read on

First Training Win For Parish

May 22, 2016:

Calgary's Robert Parish celebrated his first training victory on Saturday, May 21 as his pacing mare They Call Me Rosie ($3.40) won the seventh race at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Boston Red Rocks Prevails In 2016 Debut

May 22, 2016:

Boston Red Rocks may have been given a bit of a scare at the wire, but ended a trend of high-profile beaten favourites on Saturday night (May 21) at The Meadowlands, scoring in his 2016 debut in a $25,000 division of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for three-year-old colt and gelding pacers....read on

Bee A Magician Sets Yonkers Record

May 22, 2016:

Yonkers Raceway’s Saturday night $45,000 co-featured Open Handicaps were brought to us by the letter 'B,' while Missile J won the lone Art Rooney elimination....read on

Bigtown Hero Game In Pocono Feature

May 22, 2016:

Bigtown Hero is the co-fastest pacer of 2016, and he proved why with a gutsy effort in the Saturday night feature at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Exaggerator Thrills Bros. In Preakness

May 21, 2016:

Exaggerator turned the tables on previously undefeated Nyquist, providing a thrilling homecoming for brothers Kent and Keith Desormeaux with a commanding three and a half-length triumph in the 141st Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 21....read on

O'Brien Winners Debut In Eliminations

May 21, 2016:

O'Brien Award winners Caprice Hill and L A Delight were victorious in their three-year-old debuts in the SBOA Stakes eliminations while Shamballa paced the nation's fastest mile of the season during Fireworks and Family Fun Night (May 21) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

'Wiggle It' Wins Northfield 'Battle'

May 21, 2016:

Wiggle It Jiggleit rebuffed Indiana rival Freaky Feet Pete in their first match-up of the year en route to setting another track record at Northfield Park in the 31st edition of the $200,000 Battle of Lake Erie on Saturday night (May 21)....read on

SC Rewind: Meet Of The Century

May 21, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls a very famous race meeting from 70 years ago held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. A number of Canadian horsemen were there to record a very significant piece of harness racing history....read on

Interest In New Edmonton Track

May 21, 2016:

With the call for interest from qualified parties closing on Thursday, Horse Racing Alberta reports that a number of applicants made submissions expressing interest in owning and operating a racetrack in the Edmonton area....read on

Ontario Animal Health Network Update

May 20, 2016:

The Ontario Animal Health Network has issued an update on the health of horses in Ontario for the period dating January - March 2016....read on

Injunction In New Brunswick

May 20, 2016:

Horse Racing New Brunswick will be allowed to return to its offices at the Fredericton Exhibition grounds and continue operations....read on

Photos From President’s Reception

May 19, 2016:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame was the place to be Wednesday evening, as Inductees, friends, family members and supporters of the Hall were in attendance to see 2016 Legends Exterminator and Woodlawn Drummond inducted....read on

Medication Info Session At Western Fair

May 18, 2016:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency will host an information session at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Wednesday, May 25 at 3 p.m. in the paddock lounge....read on

ID Technician In PEI

May 17, 2016:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in PEI on Tuesday, May 24 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Our Place At The Table

May 15, 2016:

"They are investing in equine facilities like North American investors pour money into golf course communities. Billions of dollars are earmarked on the basis that people will want to own a part of the equine dream"....read on / continuer à lire

2016 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 18, 2016:

For the past several years, Trot Magazine's Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book has served as an initial barometer for the colts and geldings that may be in the running for the richest prize in Canadian harness racing....read on

Host Tracks Confirmed For 2017 World Driving Championship

April 13, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that all host racetracks for the 2017 World Driving Championship have now been confirmed....read on

Upcoming AGCO Info Sessions

April 5, 2016:

As the 2016 race season gets underway, senior Judges and Stewards will be holding information sessions to explain what is changing –- and not changing –- as a result of the integration of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) into to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)....read on

Hosts For 2016 Driving Championships

March 15, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the host tracks and dates for the 2016 National Driving Championship and four Regional Driving Championships which will ultimately determine Canada’s representative to the 2017 World Driving Championship....read on

2016 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 11, 2016:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2016 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Up To Date With '16 Eligibility Fees?

December 8, 2015:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2016 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2016....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

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


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