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Delcrest Massy Off The Schneid

February 21, 2017:

Delcrest Massy picked a great time to break the bridesmaid's curse on Tuesday night at The Raceway at the Western Fair District, providing a healthy return to his backers and his connections....read on

Stakeholder Working Group Details

February 21, 2017:

Following the release of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s (AGCO) ‘Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario’ Findings Report last week, three Working Groups are being established to review and make recommendations for policy reform....read on

A Special Trip North Of The Border

February 21, 2017:

Horseman George Teague recently provided Trot Insider with an update on his star pacer, Wiggle It Jiggleit. At that time, Teague did not mention that he’d be making a trip north of the border in just a few short weeks....read on

Massive Lightning Strikes At Pompano

February 21, 2017:

Although the stormy weather isn’t expected until Wednesday, Massive Lightning struck again on Tuesday night (February 21) at Pompano Park in the form of a lifetime best 1:54 performance....read on

Enhance Your Mind Stays Hot

February 21, 2017:

Enhance Your Mind grabbed a share of North American honours by virtue of her 1:51.1 conquest in the $20,000 Mares Open Handicap on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Dover Downs....read on

Trainer Suspended For Refusing Testing

February 21, 2017:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) has reached an agreement with a participant for a five-year suspension and $5,000 fine following his refusal to comply with equine drug testing regulations....read on

Penn On Point At Miami Valley

February 21, 2017:

It hasn’t taken long for Penn to return to his consistently sharp form. The open trotter is now two-for-two at Miami Valley Raceway following a 3-1/2 month layoff after copping the weekly $22,000 feature on Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 21) over a rain-induced sloppy track....read on

Rankin Case Back In The Media

February 21, 2017:

It has been 10 years since the murder of hobby horseman/racing enthusiast Randy Rankin rocked the southern Ontario Standardbred industry. Now, after a decade, the cold case has resurfaced in the mainstream media....read on

Emprize Hanover's Family Day Foal

February 21, 2017:

After her adoptive and supportive role as a surrogate mom in 2016, it's perhaps only fitting that broodmare Emprize Hanover would deliver her 2017 foal on a holiday known as Family Day....read on

Doug Brown Heading To PEI

February 21, 2017:

Trot Insider has learmed that Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame inductee Doug Brown will be headed to Prince Edward Island this spring....read on

More To Help ‘Big M’ Broadcast Team

February 21, 2017:

With ‘Racing From The Meadowlands’ host Sam McKee on the mend, several industry participants have been recruited to support the existing team on the Meadowlands’ broadcast....read on

Brotherly Love Brings Nixon Back

February 20, 2017:

Justin Nixon is sitting on a stool in the Woodbine paddock trying to figure out an issue with a friend’s iPhone....read on

The Stable's Message Hits The U.S.

February 20, 2017:

"There were doubters. But Amy and I had The Stable pegged as a winner from the first day we talked about it."...read on

Charles ‘Bill’ Smith Passes

February 21, 2017:

Charles W. ‘Bill’ Smith, 78, of Gambier, Ohio, passed away on Sunday (February 19)....read on

Pocono Stable Area To Open March 1

February 21, 2017:

Spring is just around the corner, and The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is getting the stable area ready for its valued horsepeople....read on

Details For Yonkers’ Sunday Card

February 21, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway’s fourth Sunday program of the season will head to post this coming weekend....read on

Running Aces Stall Apps Now Available

February 21, 2017:

Running Aces is now accepting stall applications for its 2017 season of live racing....read on

Harrington’s 2017 Live Schedule

February 21, 2017:

Harrington Raceway’s 71st season of live harness racing will get underway on April 24 with a 5 p.m. nightly post time....read on

EHV-1 Confirmed In Ontario

February 16, 2017:

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1)....read on

From Parliament Hill To Standardbreds

February 20, 2017:

How is an award-winning Manitoba-bred horse -- currently competing successfully in Ontario -- connected to one of Canada's Members of Parliament?...read on

Horse Racing Meets Nintendo

February 20, 2017:

Move over, Mr. Baillargeon. There's a new Mario looking to gain a foothold in horse racing circles....read on

Manitoba 2016 Awards Presented

February 19, 2017:

The top performers of the 2016 Manitoba harness racing season were recognized at the annual industry awards banquet on Saturday, Feb. 18 in Miami, Manitoba....read on

Outspoken And Out For Change

February 19, 2017:

"I want to see [horse racing] prosper. I think I'm the right guy for the job because for 30 years, it always seemed my vision was not of its time, and now I've got a board of directors that endorses it"...read on / continuer à lire

Poll: 2017's Returning Stars

February 19, 2017:

Of the returning 2016 O'Brie‎n Award winning horses, which are you most looking forward to seeing compete in 2017?...read on

Metajka Road Closes Northlands Meet

February 18, 2017:

Metajka Road closed out the meet at Northlands Park, winning the top level $20,000-$25,000 claiming-conditioned handicap pace over the streaking Justabitcrazy on Saturday, Feb. 18....read on

McKee "Looking Better Every Day"

February 18, 2017:

The family of Sam McKee has provided another progress report on the Hall of Famer after he suffered a serious stroke earlier this month....read on

SC Rewind: The Filion Pace

February 18, 2017:

In this week's Rewind, Robert Smith recalls a rather rare happening on New Years Day 1975. The members of a famous Quebec racing family gathered to put on a memorable show for the racing patrons at Connaught Park in Hull and had a lot of fun in the process....read on

All In The Family For Wellwoods

February 18, 2017:

Bill Wellwood accomplished much with his thoughtful attention to detail as a trainer and harness horseman, quite enough to be inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame....read on

Dusty Lane Zendaya Wins WEG Debut

February 18, 2017:

Prince Edward Island-bred Dusty Lane Zendaya was victorious in her WEG Circuit debut, winning in a 1:54.4 Canadian season's record for a three-year-old pacing filly....read on

Inside The Richest Handicapping Tourney

February 17, 2017:

"It feels like being on the floor of a stock exchange during a market crash, or if everyone in a Price Is Right studio audience each drank a pot of coffee. It's the horse racing Hunger Games, but instead of Katniss Everdeen everyone looks like your wayward uncle who enjoys playing the ponies."...read on

Peter Lyons Passes

February 17, 2017:

Peter Lyons, a regular trainer and owner at Kawartha Downs during the 1970s and ‘80s, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ont. on February 11. He was 80....read on

OSAS Show Dates Announced

February 17, 2017:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s 2017 show dates have been announced as July 16 and September 3....read on

Response To NY Glaucine Rulings

February 17, 2017:

On Friday, February 17, lawyer and Standardbred horse owner Howard Taylor issued a response to the New York State Gaming Commission’s statement and handling of the glaucine positives that were produced in New York State....read on

McIntosh To Head East

February 17, 2017:

It has been announced that Hall of Fame horseman Bob McIntosh will soon be heading to the Maritimes for the first time....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Returns

February 17, 2017:

"People act surprised and question that I'm not racing him now and I'm like 'this horse raced more than any three-year-old, and he raced as much as any four-year-old, and better than any three- and four-year-old I've seen in recent years' and everybody says 'there's something wrong with him'."...read on

AGCO Releases Finding Report

February 16, 2017:

In the spring of 2016, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) launched its ‘Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario’ project, directed at modernizing the regulatory rules that govern horse racing in Ontario....read on

Glaucine Positives Addressed In NY

February 16, 2017:

On Thursday, February 16, the New York State Gaming Commission announced significant, nation-leading action in addressing the presence of the alkaloid glaucine in the urine and plasma of racehorses....read on

New Heat Sensor In The Works

February 16, 2017:

Farm & Food Care Ontario is partnering with Ontario’s farm mutual insurance companies and Hamilton-based engineering company Harvest Robotics to create a heat sensor that can be installed in barns to help prevent fires....read on

Ontario Racing's Strategic Direction

February 15, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to share its board-approved strategic directional statements....read on

Stay Mindful Of EHV-1 Signs

February 15, 2017:

It’s that time of year again when horses are returning home from racing, training and competition grounds south of the border....read on

Update On Daylon Magician

February 15, 2017:

After just two starts in 2016, will O'Brien Award winner Daylon Magician return to the races?...read on

Canadian Submissions Wanted For 2017 International Media Awards

February 14, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is calling for entries for the 2017 International Media Awards competition which is a component of the World Trotting Conference to be held in Charlottetown, PEI this August....read on

SC, Forest City Announce The London Selected Yearling Sale

February 14, 2017:

Standardbred Canada and Forest City Standardbred Sales Inc. are proud to announce that agreement in principle has been reached to combine the two yearling sales into one which is scheduled to take place at the Western Fair District Metroland Media Agriplex in London, Ont. on the weekend of October 14 and 15, 2017....read on

MacDonald Ambassador Of The Year

February 14, 2017:

Once again the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club reached out to you in search of a special harness racing ambassador for 2016....read on

2016 SBOA Award Winners

February 12, 2017:

In 2016, Ontario Sired and Ontario Bred horses once again made history, both within the Ontario Sires Stakes program -- producing two new, all-time speed records, as well as just the third competitor to ever go undefeated through two seasons -- and beyond its borders, with, among others, a Little Brown Jug champion....read on

Stallion Auction For Benevolent Fund

February 11, 2017:

Harness Racing B.C. (HRBC) has announced it will be hosting a fundraiser for the Benevolent Fund and will be auctioning off breedings to a variety of stallions via a Sealed-Bid Auction....read on

Letter Of Intent Published

February 10, 2017:

As part of its information session on Friday (February 10), Ontario Racing published the executed Letter Of Intent (LOI), the nonbinding legal document which underpins the proposed long-term funding agreement for horse racing in Ontario....read on

2017 Standardbred Horse Improvement Program (HIP) Details

February 10, 2017:

As part of Ontario Racing’s (OR) vision to be the customer-focused leader and representative voice of a world class horse racing industry, OR has been tasked with directing breed improvement programs, including the Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP)....read on

Governance Changes For Ontario Racing

February 9, 2017:

Ontario Racing (OR) is pleased to announce that OR governance has continued to evolve to ensure the Board of Directors is representative of the broader horse racing industry and to ensure that OR is led by experienced and knowledgeable individuals....read on

2017 OSS Schedule Released

February 9, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to release the 2017 Ontario Sires Stakes race schedule....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

February 6, 2017:

"In early January as I was watching the World Junior Hockey gold medal game between Canada and the United States, I felt terribly disappointed at the end, when after three hours of incredibly exciting hockey, we watched the gold medal awarded with a passive, slow and boring shootout"....read on / continuer à lire

National Rules & Regulations Survey

February 6, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is launching a national vote on whether our members want to see one set of rules for all racing in Canada...read on

Preliminary Long Term Funding Consultation Report Released

February 3, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to release a preliminary report that summarizes the views and perspectives received from industry stakeholders regarding a proposed long term funding framework for horse racing in Ontario....read on

2016 O’Brien Voting Results

January 31, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has released the breakdown of the voting for the 2016 O'Brien Awards. The ceremony took place Saturday, January 28, 2017, at the Hilton Mississauga/ Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, Ontario....read on

2017 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 10, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2017 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Open Letter To SC's Ontario Members

December 19, 2016:

The following is an open letter penned by Dan Gall, Standardbred Canada's President & CEO, to the organization's Ontario-based members....read on

Up To Date With '17 Eligibility Fees?

December 5, 2016:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2017 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2017....read on

National Survey On Horse Racing

November 16, 2016:

The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, in close collaboration with Standardbred Canada, is undertaking a National study on the horse racing industry. The study seeks to come to a better understanding of the horse racing industry in Canada and to draw a picture of those who are active in the sector....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

June 2, 2016:

Do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year, or for the first time ever? Do you have your paperwork in order?...read on


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