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Riveting Rosie Steals One

July 3, 2015:

Seven of North America’s top older trotting mares contested the $40,000 second leg of the Miss Versatility Series during Friday evening’s card at Mohawk Racetrack, and Paul MacDonell pulled off a major upset with Riveting Rosie....read on

Graduate Sweep For ‘Doo Wop’

July 4, 2015:

Doo Wop Hanover made it a series sweep, winning the $250,000 Graduate Final in 1:48, but he had to work very hard to get to the winner’s circle on Friday night at The Meadowlands....read on

Notice Of By-Law #2 Amendment Vote

July 2, 2015:

Pursuant to By-Law #1, Article 11 and Regulation #1, Article 6, amendments to By-Law #2 are being proposed for ratification by Standardbred Canada Breeder Members. The Breeder Members on the Standardbred Canada Board of Directors are in support of all of the proposed amendments and recommend approval....read on

Stallion Report Reminder

July 2, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is announcing that the 2015 Reports of Mares Bred (stallion reports) will not be mailed out this year....read on

Butler Records Still Intact

July 3, 2015:

The fairgrounds half-miler in this northwestern Pennsylvania town was as fast for racing Thursday and Friday as most people could remember – but the spirits of Dauphin Hanover and Audie K could breathe easy at the end of the meet....read on

Team Miller Dominates ‘All Stars’ Night

July 3, 2015:

The father/son team of driver Marcus and trainer Erv Miller accounted for half of the six divisions of the $180,000 Pennsylvania All-Stars event for state-sired two-year-old pacing colts on the first Friday card of the season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, while driver Dave Palone and trainer Ron Burke bookended the action for babies....read on

Monster Double Payout In Buffalo

July 3, 2015:

It didn't take long for Buffalo Raceway to start off the Fourth of July weekend with a bang as the early daily double on Friday night returned a whopping $1,603 for a $2 wager....read on

Yonkers Threepeat For Cinamony

July 3, 2015:

Cinamony is just better than her foes right now. She proved it again Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s featured $42,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace for a third consecutive local victory....read on

Tony Soprano’s The Boss At Mohawk

July 3, 2015:

When you hear the name ‘Tony Soprano’ it’s probably safe to say that the last thing you think of is speed. The first thing that would probably come to mind is the large mob boss that was portrayed on television by the late James Gandolfini. Nevertheless, harness racing’s ‘TS’ was the one that loomed large Friday morning (July 3) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

The Latest On Sebastian K

July 3, 2015:

Sebastian K’s co-owner Tristan Sjoberg has brought the harness racing industry up to speed on his multiple world record holder, as he has discussed stud duty, the stellar 2014 season and what the nine-year-old’s 2015 campaign will look like....read on

Plan Being Crafted In NB

July 3, 2015:

Horse Racing New Brunswick Executive Director Roberta Nixon has stated that a plan is being crafted to prevent future delays in the payment of purse winnings from races that are contested in the province....read on

The Rest Of ‘Wakizashi’s Schedule

July 3, 2015:

The connections of Pepsi North America Cup winner Wakizashi Hanover have announced the rest of the gelding’s 2015 schedule, and co-owner Bruce Kennedy has gone on the record as saying “if he stays healthy and sound, we’ll race them all.”...read on

Brief Mission Accomplished

July 3, 2015:

‘Breakfast With The Babies’ was held on a picture-perfect Friday morning (July 3) at the Meadowlands Racetrack, and Mission Brief, sporting trotting hopples, took to the track in search of a flat line....read on

Bring A Friend Details; Get A Shot At $200

July 3, 2015:

Register for the Bring A Friend national promotion and bring a friend or two, or more, to the races during the weekend of July 9-12, and you’ll have a chance to win a prize package valued at $200....read on

Red Shores’ Weekend All Set To Go

July 3, 2015:

Will it be the ‘Camme’ before the storm or could it be ‘Surf’s Up’ at Red Shores on Saturday night?...read on

Merrie Annabelle Renamed Jim Doherty

July 3, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that beginning with the 2015 edition, the Merrie Annabelle for two-year-old trotting fillies will be re-titled the ‘Jim Doherty Memorial’ recognizing the legacy of the Hall of Fame horseman....read on

Kawartha Lands Three More Dates

July 3, 2015:

Officials with Kawartha Downs have announced that they have been advised that the track’s 2015 racing season has been extended for three additional Saturday nights....read on

Dooling Wins Zoom’s ‘At The Races’

July 3, 2015:

Trish Dooling of Paradise, Newfoundland is the ‘I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Zoom Photo Challenge winner for June....read on

Red Shores Nominations Due Monday

July 3, 2015:

Officials with Red Shores have issued a reminder stating that the nomination deadline for the Governors Plate Mares Series, which will be raced at Summerside Raceway, has a nomination deadline of Monday July 6....read on

Horse Show In Campbellville Sunday

July 3, 2015:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society has issued a reminder that its horse show, which is the second show in the Standardbred Showcase Series, will take place this Sunday at 10 a.m. at Touch N Go Farm in Campbellville....read on

Hoosier Readies For Champions Night

July 2, 2015:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, in its’ 22nd season of harness racing, will kick start the Independence Day weekend with a mix of ‘family fun’ promotions, free fireworks presentations, entertainment, and live harness racing on Friday, July 3....read on

Favourites Sweep Gold Divisions

July 2, 2015:

There was a serious youth movement on display Thursday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, as three-year-old filly pacers sparred in a set of OSS Gold Series divisions and a host of two-year-olds – both pacers and trotters – made their pari-mutuel debuts....read on

‘Nacho’ Is A Screamer

July 2, 2015:

Cruzado Dela Noche is not afraid to announce his arrival when he enters a barn. He is making his presence known on the racetrack as well....read on

Updated 2015 NB Race Date Schedule

July 2, 2015:

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick have provided Trot Insider with an updated, current race date schedule for the rest of the 2015 season of live racing in the province....read on

Retired Standardbred Stands Tall

July 2, 2015:

Retired Standardbred Rum Tuff Customer posed for 18 winner’s circle photos over the course of his 90-race career, but he may not be prouder of the picture he posed for on Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1....read on

Push To Move Yonkers' Finish Line

July 2, 2015:

The Standardbred Owners Association of New York’s Board of Directors has announced that it has endorsed Yonkers Raceway’s application to the NYS Gaming Commission to move the finish line....read on

Letting It Ride

July 2, 2015:

“Whatever happens, this is like an experience no one that I know ever gets to do. Who gets to train their own horse and go to New Jersey and race in the Meadowlands Pace?”...read on

Bax On Move, Goodtimes Win

July 2, 2015:

“I drove a lot down the road, wore out a lot of trucks. There were nights when I was heading home at midnight and they’ve got [Highway] 401 shut down in the middle of Toronto and you’re sitting there until 1:30 or 2 in the morning trying to get through and back home.”...read on

Full Council To Vote On Expansion

July 2, 2015:

In an evening vote on Tuesday, June 30, The City of Toronto’s Executive Committee voted 10-3 in support of a city report that conditionally calls for a potential expansion of casino gaming at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Giddy Up & Gallop On July 17

July 2, 2015:

School’s out and if you’re looking for something different to do with the kids, you’ll want to bring them over to Grand River Raceway on Friday, July 17 for an action packed night of fun and activities, highlighted by the Giddy Up & Gallop half mile race around the racetrack!...read on

Show Us Your Racing Swag!

July 2, 2015:

With the 2015 edition of the North America Cup, Molson Pace and Confederation Cup in the books, we’re well into the thick of stakes season. What goes hand in hand with stakes season in harness racing? Great racing swag of course....read on

Bruce Lloyd Passes

July 2, 2015:

Surrounded by family, Bruce Hudson Lloyd passed away on June 25 at the Sunnybrook Veterans Hospital after a brief illness at the age of 88....read on

Race Bike Missing

July 2, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that a race bike was likely taken by accident during Grand River Raceway’s Wednesday, July 1 program of live racing....read on

Driver Changes For Sun Stakes Saturday

July 1, 2015:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono has announced the late driver changes and top three morning line choices for the four Championship races and the Sun Invitational Trot to be held on Sun Stakes Saturday....read on

'Doo Wop' Goes For Series Sweep

July 1, 2015:

Fresh off his world record one and one-eighth-mile victory, Doo Wop Hanover seeks a series sweep in the $250,000 Graduate final, the highlight of a stakes-filled card on Friday (July 3) at the Meadowlands....read on

Artspeak Ready For 'Round Two'

July 1, 2015:

The top three-year-old male pacers in North America meet Saturday in the $500,000 Max C. Hempt Memorial at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, but with trainer Tony Alagna expecting the group to “trade punches all year,” the event might as well be called 'Round Two.'...read on

Meet July's Calendar Photographer

July 1, 2015:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Heart of Harness Racing Calendar photographer for July is Karen Duck of McGregor, Ont....read on

Fire Burns Windsor Raceway

July 1, 2015:

Multiple reports indicate that an early morning fire that engulfed the remains of Windsor Raceway has been left to burn under supervision....read on

“Our Once-In-A-Lifetime Horse”

June 30, 2015:

“We refer to him as our once-in-a-lifetime horse. When we stop and think about all the people we’ve met and the travelling we’ve done, it’s basically all because of him. It’s been just such an enjoyable time with him.”...read on

Daylon Magician To New 'Classic'

June 30, 2015:

The field has been drawn for northeast Ohio’s newest premier race, the Cleveland Trotting Classic, which will head to post this Friday (July 3) at Northfield Park. The ‘Classic’ carries a $170,000 purse for its inaugural edition and has attracted some of the best veteran trotters in North America....read on

Celebrate Canada's Best

June 30, 2015:

Have you ever wanted to ask Bill O’Donnell about winning the richest race in harness racing, find out from Dr. Glen Brown what it was like to be the owner of Fan Hanover, or ask caretaker Sarah Scott about her special bond with Rocknroll Hanover? Here’s your chance!...read on

Waples Looks To Excite

June 29, 2015:

Ron Waples will join the field for the Hall of Fame drivers race at Goshen Historic Track, the annual $10,000 Mr. and Mrs. Elbridge Gerry Memorial Trot, to be held this coming Sunday (July 5)....read on

ID Technician In PEI

June 29, 2015:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in the western and central parts of PEI on Monday, July 6 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Where Is Mister Herbie?

June 29, 2015:

Two-time O’Brien Award winner Mister Herbie has been noticeably absent so far this year, scratched sick from his last scheduled start in November 2014....read on

Standardbred Drive & Dine Deal

June 29, 2015:

A special limited-time offer has just been announced for I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club Members! As part of Horse Experience 2015, we’re offering a special Drive & Dine package to visitors to the Pan Am Games. But we also want to make this available to our Fan Club members!...read on

Recalling A Day With The Champ

June 28, 2015:

“I marvelled that it was the harness racing greatness of San Pail that first brought us all together and now effortlessly created a magical day for one of his biggest fans when she – and we – needed it most.”...read on

What's Your Guilty Pleasure Song?

June 28, 2015:

Trainers and drivers reveal the songs they secretly love – and in some cases, can't help but sing or dance along to – despite their unpopularity amongst friends and colleagues in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Pierce Talks Surgery, N.A. Cup

June 27, 2015:

"Timmy's been talking about that colt quite a bit. Even last year, he was talking about him and saying he could develop into a good one. I flew up with Tim, and I asked him if he thought he could beat [Wiggle It Jiggleit] and he said 'yeah, I can beat him'."...read on

OLG Pens Letter To Horse Racing

June 26, 2015:

In a letter dated Thursday (June 25), representatives from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) provided an update on the process of integrating horse racing with the province's gaming strategy....read on

Vets Comment On Positive Tests

June 24, 2015:

Trot Insider has received a statement from two veterinarians regarding a rash of recent positive tests that have occurred in Ontario....read on

Favourite Harness Racing Memories

June 23, 2015:

“I was so emotional; I had to hide behind the starting gate as I tried to talk to my dad in the winner’s circle, with tears falling down my face!”...read on

Harness Racing's Wow Factor

June 22, 2015:

"To them, your mundane is anything but. To them, you are the tight rope walker, the marine biologist or the astronaut. To them, your world is fascinating."...read on / continuer à lire

Register For Bring A Friend!

June 5, 2015:

When was the last time you brought a new person to the races? Well, here is your chance to share the passion you feel for Canadian harness racing!...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

Canada Hosts The World In 2017

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it will host the 2017 World Trotting Conference and World Driving Championship....read on

2015 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 6, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has released the first list of 2015 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....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

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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