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Canadian Owners Clean Up At Meadows

August 20, 2014:

Canadian owners were prominent in Wednesday's $160,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series at The Meadows, as six of the eight winning two-year-old filly trotters were shared in ownership by Canadians....read on

No Eliminations For Cane Pace

August 20, 2014:

Eight sophomore pacers, including three supplemental entries, will comprise the field for the 60th Cane Pace, the first jewel in the Triple Crown of Pacing, which will be raced on Monday, Sept. 1 at Tioga Downs....read on

Race Rewind: 1989 Prix D'Ete

August 20, 2014:

In just over one month, the famed Prix D'Ete will be revived after an absence of more than two decades. But it was 25 years ago today that a Canadian-based horse won that prestigious event and in turn equaled a long-standing world record....read on

'Magic Show' In Summerside

August 20, 2014:

It was the Gilles Barrieau show Wednesday night at Red Shores' Summerside. 'The Maritime Magic Man' stole the show in Summerside with a grand slam on the 14-dash, stakes-filled card....read on

Insincerity Wins Grand River Preferred

August 20, 2014:

While William Hamm's homebred mare Insincerity was forced to share the winner's circle last time out after a dead-heat victory, the spotlight was all hers on Wednesday night as she went wire-to-wire with her nearest rival nearly three lengths behind in the $7,000 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace featured at Grand River Raceway....read on

Trot Fudge Sundae Lowers Track Record

August 21, 2014:

Trot Fudge Sundae continued the rotation of winners of the weekly $8,000 Open Trot on Wednesday night at Running Aces. In the process the four-year-old American Native mare broke the track record for her age, sex and gait by four-fifths of a second....read on

Record Win For Rookie Buen Camino

August 21, 2014:

Perfect weather and a lightning fast track provided record-breaking conditions for Buen Camino and trainer/driver Trond Smedshammer and the pair did not disappoint. They were never headed in a $55,500 division of the New York Sire Stakes on Wednesday night (Aug. 20) at Batavia Downs and rewrote history....read on

Lexington Selected Catalog Online

August 20, 2014:

The catalog for the 2014 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale is now available on the company’s website....read on

Atlantic Mares Series Headlines N.B. Card

August 20, 2014:

Exhibition Park Raceway in Saint John will be the site of the Atlantic Mares Pacing Series as part of its 10-dash card presented by Horse Racing New Brunswick on Saturday at 2 p.m....read on

Charity Drivers' Challenge Looms

August 20, 2014:

When nine of North America’s top harness racing drivers compete at Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs later this month in the eighth Annual All-Star Drivers Championship, they’ll be racing for more than just prize money and bragging rights. They’ll also be raising money for the charity of their choice....read on

‘Magician’ & ‘Madness’ To Yonkers

August 20, 2014:

When more than $6.8 million of career class and cash hit town, notice is summarily taken....read on

H. Thomas Smith Passes

August 20, 2014:

H. Thomas Smith, 74, of Salem, NH., died Aug. 16, 2014, at Lowell General Hospital....read on

Lifetime Pursuit A ‘Dream Ride’

August 20, 2014:

Lifetime Pursuit is bringing happiness to driver Yannick Gingras....read on

‘Taxi’ The Choice In PEI Feature

August 20, 2014:

Hail The Taxi will seek to fend off seven foes in the feature pace Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 12-dash card gets underway at 7 p.m....read on

Elims Set For Balanced Image

August 20, 2014:

The stage is set for Saturday evening’s elimination round for the 10th annual Balanced Image Trot at Hanover Raceway. Twenty-eight rookies will spar in four eliminations, with the top two finishers advancing to the $70,600 final....read on

Lawsuit Filed Against Track Financiers

August 20, 2014:

The financiers of the proposed Lawrence Downs Casino and Racetrack project in Philadelphia are being sued for alleged breach of contract with its consultant, Anton Leppler, the former executive secretary of the state Harness Racing Commission....read on

Road To The National Driving Championship

August 20, 2014:

On Tuesday, August 26, eight drivers from across the country will convene at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park to contest the National Driving Championship and compete for the ultimate prize: the honour of representing our country at the 2015 World Driving Championship in Australia....read on

Birthday Party Shifts East

August 20, 2014:

The season long 40th birthday party for the Ontario Sires Stakes Program shifts to the most eastern track in the province, Rideau Carleton Raceway, on Thursday evening....read on

Win Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

August 20, 2014:

Maximuscle’s victory in a $70,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold event at Mohawk this month meant a lot more than the purse to Quebec owner/breeder Guy Corbeil....read on

Elimination Mania To Hit Mohawk

August 19, 2014:

Many of the sport’s brightest stars will be on display Saturday evening at Mohawk Racetrack as the Campbellville, Ontario oval hosts eliminations for the Canadian Pacing Derby, the Metro Pace and the Shes A Great Lady Stake....read on

Nine For Earl Rowe Memorial

August 19, 2014:

Currently in the midst of a four-race winning streak, Natural Herbie will be among the headliners making the trek to Georgian Downs this weekend for the $100,000 Honourable Earl Rowe Memorial Trot....read on

Automated Morning Line Implemented

August 19, 2014:

Penn National Gaming, Inc., the largest operator of Standardbred racetracks in North America, will institute the new TrackMaster automated morning line system at all of its harness racing facilities, effective immediately....read on

Lifetime Pursuit Headlines Casual Breeze

August 19, 2014:

Eighteen of harness racing’s leading ladies are scheduled to assemble Friday evening at Mohawk Racetrack in a rich set of divisions of the Casual Breeze Stakes....read on

E L Titan Worth The Wait

August 19, 2014:

Stakes-winner E L Titan has been absent from the Grand Circuit this season, but that is soon to change....read on

Western Fair Applies For Change

August 19, 2014:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) is circulating an application for an amendment to the 2014 approved race date schedule and will receive comments on the application from interested industry participants before making its decision on the application....read on

Feeling Like A Bigtown Hero

August 19, 2014:

Brad Forward knows the roller coaster that is life a little more intimately than most....read on

Broadway Hall Sold

August 19, 2014:

A group of owners has teamed up to purchase trotting stallion Broadway Hall....read on

Port Perry Fair Box Now Open

August 18, 2014:

Entries are now being accepted for the fair date in Port Perry, Ont., set for Sunday, August 31....read on

Stories From The Trenches

August 18, 2014:

With yearling sales approaching, Trot went searching for unique, behind the scenes stories from North America's top standardbred sales. Naturally, Murray Brown, Mike Kimelman and Bob Marks, each associated with some of the finest horses ever to race, had no shortage of great tales to share....read on.

Fall Fan Club Events

August 17, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has a pair of great events planned this fall!...read on

SC Rewind: The Unbreakable Record

August 17, 2014:

In this week's rewind Robert Smith recalls an unbelievable winning season by a horse named Victory Hy. His single season record for most victories is unlikely to ever be broken....read on

ID Technician In P.E.I.

August 18, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Meet Your Favourite Driver!

August 18, 2014:

Since we are gearing up for the 2014 National Driving Championship, what better theme for a contest than drivers....read on

Racing & Gaming Integration Update

August 18, 2014:

After a series of constructive conversations, representatives of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association are ready to sit down to decide the specifics of how horse racing can best be integrated into the province’s overall gaming strategy....read on

Harness Racing A Hit In Osoyoos

August 18, 2014:

The first ever racing card featuring quarter-horse, thoroughbred and harness racing at Desert Park in Osoyoos, B.C. drew thousands of people to the interior B.C. oval....read on

ID Technician In Gaspé

August 15, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Eddy Vanderveer will be in the Gaspé Region from September 10 to 14, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

More Canadian Yearling Sale Videos

August 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada has posted the second batch of yearling videos for the 2014 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

'iBet' At Mohawk Racetrack

August 14, 2014:

Standardbred Canada’s Youth Council is coordinating “iBet,” a student-focused promotion featuring a night of giveaways, fun and live racing in cooperation with Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday, August 23....read on

The National Driving Championship Draft

August 13, 2014:

The 2014 National Driving Championship scheduled for Tuesday, August 26 at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park, will have a new twist on determining the horses that the eight competing reinsmen will actually drive in the eight championship races....read on

Focus On The 2014 National Driving Championship Drivers

August 10, 2014:

This month's issue of Trot Magazine features a roundtable talk with the eight drivers looking to be crowned Canada’s champion....read on or cliquez ici

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

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 1, 2014:

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

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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