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Racing To Return To B.C. Next Week

September 29, 2016:

Fraser Downs at Elements Casino will be celebrating its 40th season of harness racing when the track’s new season kicks off on October 6 at the Cloverdale oval....read on

Driving Championship Draft Info

September 29, 2016:

The eight drivers competing in the 2016 National Driving Championship (NDC) at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Friday, October 14 will be able to have some input into the horses that they drive in the eight-race event....read on

Dayton Win For ‘Pete’ Would Be Big

September 29, 2016:

“Friday night will definitely be very emotional for me, but I think ‘Pete’ has a very good shot to win this race and of course that is exactly what I want. Not only for Larry, but the entire Rheinheimer family and for Pete.”...read on

Call For SC Director Nominations

September 23, 2016:

The election of the 2017-2019 Standardbred Canada Board of Directors will take place on December 16, 2016....read on

Marion Marauder To KY Futurity

September 29, 2016:

Harness racing will have a Triple Crown bid in 2016 as the connections of Marion Marauder have made the decision to supplement the trotting colt to the 2016 Kentucky Futurity....read on

Upcoming Grand River Training Schedule

September 29, 2016:

Officials with Grand River Raceway have issued an update in regard to the track’s upcoming training schedule....read on

Pompano Meet Opens Sunday

September 29, 2016:

Pompano Park opens on Sunday, October 2 for its 53rd season – a 126-night stand that will conclude on May 30, 2017....read on

Tuesday Racing Continues At Mohawk

September 29, 2016:

The Mohawk Racetrack race office would like to remind horsepeople that live racing at Mohawk Racetrack will continue to be offered five-nights-a-week for the first three weeks of October....read on

Novel Penned On Harness Racing

September 29, 2016:

A fictional novel has recently been released by a writer with a Standardbred background, based on harness racing and set in Canada....read on

Seelster Yearling Videos Online

September 29, 2016:

Seelster Farms has announced that its 2016 yearling videos are now available online....read on

Dean Davis Passes

September 29, 2016:

Longtime Standardbred owner Dean Davis, 82, passed away at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, September 27....read on

Pre-Jug Party Raises More Than $60K

September 29, 2016:

On September 21, the annual Pre-Jug party and charity auction was held in Delaware, Ohio, following the Jugette in the big pavilion on the first turn of the famous track....read on

Racing Industry Scholarship Announced

September 29, 2016:

The Stuart Stocks Memorial Equine Award has been created by the Stocks family in memory of their beloved brother, son and uncle, Mr. Stuart Stocks....read on

Grand River Titles To McClure, McIntosh

September 28, 2016:

It was the 'Tale Of Two Bobs' in the Top Performer standings for Grand River Raceway’s 2016 live racing season, which wrapped up September 28....read on

Rookie Pacers In Saturday Spotlight

September 28, 2016:

The Saturday, October 1 program at The Red Mile will feature four divisions of the $294,000 Bluegrass for two-year-old pacing fillies and five divisions of the $330,000 Bluegrass for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings....read on

Red Shores Thursday Feature Wide Open

September 28, 2016:

The Thursday night feature promises to be a wide-open affair at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Kawartha To Conclude 2016 Meet

September 28, 2016:

Kawartha Downs’ 2016 season will come to a close this Saturday, October 1. It’s appreciation night as the track thanks its fans, horse people and staff for another incredible season of racing....read on

Long Tom Faces Tall Order

September 28, 2016:

"You can feel in a horse when they want to be first. He’s nice gaited, but what I like most is his head. He wants to be a racehorse; he wants to win."...read on

Doyle Wins Pick 8 Contest

September 28, 2016:

Donald Doyle of Marmora, Ontario was the grand prize winner in the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Pick 8 Online Handicapping Contest, presented in cooperation with the Ontario Sires Stakes and featuring $1,500 in prize money....read on

What's Next For Beyond Delight?

September 28, 2016:

After stepping to the head of the freshman class with impressive wins in the Metro and the Champlain, pacing colt Beyond Delight will take a step back out of the limelight for the time being....read on

The Red Mile Adds Detention Barn

September 28, 2016:

The Red Mile is committed to creating an even playing field for all. Starting with the second week of the Grand Circuit, in addition to horses being required to be on the grounds 24 hours prior to their race, a detention barn will be implemented for a selected number of stakes races....read on

Brangus Tops Buckeye Classic

September 28, 2016:

Joe Bellino could not personally attend the second edition of the Buckeye Classic Sale conducted in Springfield, Ohio, on Tuesday (Sept. 27), but that did not impede him from purchasing the most sought-after yearling at the event....read on

Race For Driving Title In N.B.

September 28, 2016:

Horse Racing New Brunswick hosts its penultimate card for the 2016 racing meet this Saturday at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

Bluegrass Battle For Fillies

September 27, 2016:

Freshmen trotting fillies will race in the spotlight on Friday, September 30 at The Red Mile, with five divisions of the $298,000 Bluegrass Stakes scheduled for the nine-race program....read on

Stakeholder Roundtables Announced

September 27, 2016:

On Tuesday, September 27, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announced that it will be hosting a series of targeted, in-person stakeholder roundtables this fall. The roundtables will to further discuss proposals for reform and implementation details for the future of the regulation of horse racing in Ontario....read on

George Durand Passes

September 27, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that horseman George Durand of Brantford, Ont. passed away on Saturday, September 24 at the age of 76....read on

Pair Of $250K Invitationals Announced

September 27, 2016:

A major North American Standardbred racetrack has announced that it is looking to card a pair of $250,000 invitationals – one for trotters and another for pacers – if it can drum up enough interest from horsepeople....read on

Drivers To Support ‘Evan’s Legacy’

September 27, 2016:

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month, and this Friday (September 30) Mohawk Racetrack will host the inaugural ‘Drive with Us for Evan’s Legacy’ fundraiser....read on

Takeout Rates Discussed

September 27, 2016:

On Tuesday morning, executives from racetracks across North America talked takeout....read on

Discussing Swedish Harness Racing

September 27, 2016:

"We're having a lot of possibilities in the harness industry for the world, and I think we should get more together because we're facing -- almost everywhere -- the same problems and we're facing -- almost everywhere -- the same opportunities and possibilities. We can make this [industry] even better."...read on

MacDonald's Life-Changing Horse

September 27, 2016:

"He was like his own college course. It took you quite awhile to graduate, but once you graduated you could pretty much race anywhere."...read on

Grand Circuit Hits The Red Mile

September 26, 2016:

The annual Grand Circuit meeting at the Red Mile commences on Thursday, September 29 with six divisions of the $334,500 Bluegrass Stakes for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters....read on

‘WIJI’ And ‘Miki’ Set To Clash Again

September 26, 2016:

Always B Miki and Wiggle It Jiggleit, the two most dominant active pacers in the world, will match strides for the seventh time this season in the $150,000 Dayton Pacing Derby at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Friday night (September 30)....read on

Go Get Lost Passes

September 26, 2016:

Go Get Lost, 32, passed away peacefully on Sunday (September 25) surrounded by family....read on

Fantasy Stable Contest Leaderboard

September 26, 2016:

Just over three months remain in the 2016 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest with a tight race among the top three stables....read on

Harness Racing Families Honoured

September 26, 2016:

The Atlantic Breeders Crown Host Committee is pleased to announce the four Atlantic Canadian harness racing families who will be honoured for their successes and longstanding contributions to the industry during the upcoming Atlantic Breeders Crown weekend at Red Shores Charlottetown on October 8 & 9....read on

Final Zoom Challenge Closing Soon

September 26, 2016:

Over the past five months the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has received many exciting photos for the Zoom Photography Challenge. September will mark the sixth and final challenge of the year which is why we decided to bring back our most popular theme yet -- ‘Meet My Horse.’...read on

Updated: Larry Rheinheimer Obituary

September 25, 2016:

An official obituary has been posted for trainer Larry Rheinheimer, of Freaky Fete Pete fame, who passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 24 at the age of 72....read on

Quest To Wear The Red & White

September 25, 2016:

Meet the eight men still vying to represent Canada on home soil in the 2017 World Driving Championship, and learn a bit about what is going through their minds as they prepare for the Canadian National Driving Championship on October 14, 2016...read on

Update On Fredericton Discussions

September 25, 2016:

Throughout this past week, Board members from Fredericton Exhibition Ltd. (FEL) and Horse Racing New Brunswick (HRNB) met with Standardbred Canada to discuss reaching an agreement to secure live race horse racing at Fredericton Raceway....read on

Paying Tribute To A Legend

September 25, 2016:

Flamboro Downs is proud to host the Ellamony Stakes, a premier $100,000 event showcasing the best aged pacing mares....read on

SC Rewind: Tale Of Two Sundays

September 24, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith remembers some world class racing held over 60 years ago at Montreal's Richelieu Park. It was a defining time that paved the way to a new chapter in Canadian harness racing that brought the Continent's best horses to Canada....read on

Shamballa: The Giant Killer

September 23, 2016:

When a Canadian-based, Quebec-bred went south on Hambletonian Day to face some of the best older pacing horses ever to race, few thought he’d come out a winner....read on / continuer à lire

Long-Term Lease For OLG, Mohawk

September 23, 2016:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced it has reached a long-term lease agreement with the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG) for gaming operations at Mohawk Racetrack in Milton....read on

No Jug Third Heat Effective 2017

September 21, 2016:

The 25-member Little Brown Jug Society held its annual meeting this morning (Wednesday, September 21) at Ohio Wesleyan University. The LBJ Society voted in several major changes for future Little Brown Jug and Jugettes....read on

Fall Extravaganza Sale Cancelled

September 21, 2016:

The Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale that was scheduled to take place on Sunday, October 16 has, unfortunately, been cancelled....read on

More On New Edmonton Track

September 20, 2016:

On Monday, Horse Racing Alberta announced that Century Casinos Europe GmbH is the successful applicant to own, build and operate an 'A' Track Horse Racing Facility in the Edmonton market area. More details on that project have been revealed....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Analysis

September 19, 2016:

The feedback from the Canadian Yearling Sale's consignors, combined with the strong sales numbers, gives more signs of optimism for the harness racing industry....read on

Which Driver Will You Cheer For?

September 19, 2016:

Is one of your favourite harness racing drivers competing for the National Driving Championship title on Friday, October 14 at The Raceway at Western Fair District? Well, here’s your chance to cheer them on!...read on

Strong 2016 Canadian Yearling Sale

September 18, 2016:

Standardbred Canada's 2016 Canadian Yearling Sale boasted a strong 17 per cent increase in gross sales over the 2015 edition....read on

Changes To Items Allowed In Retention

September 16, 2016:

On Friday, September 16, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency unveiled a revised list of items allowed in the retention area....read on

Submit Photos For 2017 Calendar

September 14, 2016:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club Team is publishing a 2017 calendar on the 'Heart of Harness Racing' and we need your photo contributions!...read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program

June 24, 2016:

The 2016 Enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....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

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 2016, 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


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