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Stakes Galore At Yonkers Saturday

October 21, 2014:

Post positions have been procured for Yonkers Raceway’s stakes-stuffed Saturday night program, which features more than $1.5 million in purses for the five features, a $20,000 guaranteed all-stakes-race Pick 5 pool and a free t-shirt while supplies last....read on

Gingras On Lyons Again, Fall Four

October 21, 2014:

After guiding Lyons Again to his first career win in his Governor’s Cup elimination at Woodbine last weekend, driver Yannick Gingras believes it is just the start for the two-year-old male pacer....read on

Thundering Ovation Upsets In Preferred

October 21, 2014:

There wasn’t a lot of pari-mutuel love given to Thundering Ovation in Tuesday’s $7,350 Preferred 3 for trotters, but that didn’t stop the mare from posting a 2:00.2 decision as a 14-1 outsider....read on

Another Harrington Record Falls

October 21, 2014:

One of the most competitive groups in recent history competed in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund final for two-year-old pacing colts Tuesday at Harrington Raceway....read on

Marohn One Heck Of A ‘Mudder”

October 21, 2014:

“I had a few good horses that were in the right spots,” is how Jimmy Marohn, Jr. explained his five-bagger Tuesday afternoon over a muddy surface at Monticello Raceway....read on

Dover Prepping For 'Novemberfest'

October 21, 2014:

It will be a case of stakes races abound, all November long, when Dover Downs opens its 46th season on Sunday, Nov. 2....read on

Record Price For British Bred Yearling

October 21, 2014:

A new British bred yearling sales record was created Monday, October 20 at Builth Wells Standardbred UK sales....read on

Real Desire To Ivy Lane Farm

October 21, 2014:

World Champion pacing sire Real Desire, whose first Indiana-bred crop of two-year-olds made its debut this year, will stand at Ivy Lane Farm in Goshen, Indiana beginning with the 2015 breeding season, it was announced today....read on

Mind-Boggling Upset For Ms Wilma

October 21, 2014:

Seizing an opportunity provided by the faltering favourite, Ms Wilma pulled off an 87-1 shocker in Tuesday’s late-closing series for freshman filly pacers at The Meadows. Doll Fins captured the other $12,500 second-leg split....read on

Maven To Burke Barn

October 21, 2014:

Of all the older racehorse divisions, trainer Ron Burke's stable certainly doesn't boast the power in the older trotting mare class that he does in the older pacing mare and older horse & gelding ranks. That is about to change....read on

Waples Tribute Night Auction Online

October 20, 2014:

The online auction component of the Keith & Ron Waples Tribute Night is now live with a multitude of stellar items....read on

Fall Four Highlights Big Woodbine Card

October 21, 2014:

The finest two-year-olds in harness racing will take centre stage this Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack, as the Fall Four Stakes highlight a $2.1-million card....read on

Kentucky Sire Stakes Purses Approved

October 21, 2014:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) has approved the purse distributions for the 2015 Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS), agreeing with the recommendation of the Kentucky Standardbred Development Fund and Kentucky Breeders’ Incentive Fund Advisory Panel....read on

Sports Leagues Seek NJ Injunction

October 21, 2014:

On Monday, October 20, the National Football League, National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball and the NCAA filed a lawsuit which seeks an injunction to block the legalization of sports wagering in the state of New Jersey....read on

Track Bans Under-18 Patrons

October 21, 2014:

Officials with a North American Standardbred raceway recently announced that individuals under the age of 18 are no longer welcome at their facility....read on

Whitesand Merlot Goes Out On Top

October 21, 2014:

The connections of Whitesand Merlot decided to race their 11-year-old Northern Luck mare for the last time on Sunday, October 19 at Flamboro Downs, and the distaffer went out with a bang....read on

Trainers’ Charges Reduced

October 21, 2014:

It has been reported that two trainers that were indicted as part of a federal probe into horse racing in Pennsylvania will plead guilty to lesser charges in county court....read on

McNairs Top OSS Standings

October 21, 2014:

For the third straight year, trainer Gregg McNair has topped the Ontario Sires Stakes' standings on the training side. This year, he's joined by his son -- driver Doug McNair -- for a father-son sweep....read on

Fields Set For Dayton Derbies

October 20, 2014:

Foiled Again and Creatine have been installed as the morning line favourites for the $122,000 Dayton Pacing Derby and $160,000 Dayton Trotting Derby when the new track presents its first-ever Grand Circuit stakes on Friday night....read on

Vincent Messina Passes

October 21, 2014:

Harness racing participant Vincent Dean Messina, 75, passed away on October 14 at his home in Haines City, Fla., after a brief illness....read on

District 8 Meeting This Sunday

October 21, 2014:

USTA Directors from District 8 will be conducting their annual meeting and awards dinner Sunday, October 26 at Vernon Downs....read on

Perretti Rejoins NJ Board

October 21, 2014:

President Tom Luchento and his slate of officers were re-elected to the Board of Directors and Anthony Perretti was selected to fill a vacancy at the monthly meeting of the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey at its Manalapan office on Monday, October 20....read on

Last Call! ID Technician In P.E.I.

October 20, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island for the final time this year on Monday, October 27, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Saftic Celebrates 5,000th Win

October 20, 2014:

On Monday evening at Woodbine Racetrack, Mike Saftic recorded his 5,000th career driving victory behind trotter Magic Shelley....read on

Another Stillings Making Headlines

October 20, 2014:

When it comes to horses, it’s all about family bloodlines. Champions breed champions....read on

The Show Returns Has Arrived

October 20, 2014:

“I’m a little spoiled. In the last six years or so, I had the horse that was supposed to win. I have to get used to not being the best one. But she could in fact be the second-best one. That’s OK, too.”...read on

Carving Her Own Path

October 20, 2014:

In the midst of a four-day run, in which he won a slew of major stakes races at various tracks across North America, Hall of Fame trainer Jimmy Takter put aside his own accomplishments to heap praise on his daughter, Nancy Johansson....read on

Alibi Seelster Tops Mixed Sale

October 19, 2014:

Talented pacing filly Alibi Seelster fetched the highest price at Sunday's 2014 Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale....read on

Offering Advice For New Owners

October 19, 2014:

Trainers and drivers with experience owning racehorses share their honest advice for owners looking to get into harness racing in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

SC Rewind: Shining The Silver Tray

October 18, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a special silver tray that has been in his family for many years and also traces the origins of silver items being awarded as prizes for sporting events....read on

Seeking Calendar Contributions

October 15, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing's Fan Club Team is publishing a 2015 calendar on the 'Heart of Harness Racing' with the support of several associations and racetracks across the country and we need your contributions....read on

What Were You Doing In 1974?

October 13, 2014:

This December, Trot Magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary! To help Trot celebrate, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is looking for interesting stories and anecdotes about what you were doing in harness racing in 1974 -- 40 years ago....read on

Complete Stallion Reports Online

October 6, 2014:

A reminder and notice to stallion owners that stallion reports for Canadian stallions can now be completed online....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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