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Brandon Campbell Chooses Wisely

January 19, 2017:

“I struggled through most of my life but it’s all coming together now...The ups are finally paying for all the downs.” on

O'Briens Cap Off Seelster Success

January 19, 2017:

"We take a lot of pride in the horses that we breed and raise and to be recognized as one of two finalists for this award is a great way to cap off a successful season." on

Last Call For O’Brien Tickets!

January 17, 2017:

A reminder to those that plan on attending the 2016 O’Brien Awards on Saturday, January 28, 2017 that the deadline for ordering tickets is Friday, January 20 at 12:00 noon (EST) on

Ira Fisher Sr. Passes

January 19, 2017:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Ira Fisher of Guelph, Ont. has passed away in his 80th on

Gingras Back At The Meadowlands

January 19, 2017:

The Green Hornet returns to work at The Meadowlands on Friday night as Yannick Gingras will don his familiar green and white colours and drive in eight of the 13 on

Gural OKs Control The Moment Foals

January 19, 2017:

Offspring of Control The Moment will be allowed to race at The Meadowlands, Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs, as he has been given a medical exemption to the four-year-old restrictions currently in on

A Closer Look At Nova Scotia Racing

January 18, 2017:

What do Junebugs Baby, Fresh Yankee, Bill O'Donnell and Wakizashi Hanover all have in common? on

OSAS Announces Stallion Auction

January 18, 2017:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society (OSAS), now in its 21st year, will once again be conducting a stallion auction this breeding on

Frank O’Mara Passes; Arrangements Set

January 4, 2017:

Gerald Francis O’Mara, known for seven decades around the harness racing world as 'Frank,' passed away on Wednesday, January 4, on

Silverlode / Flameon Rivalry To Continue

January 19, 2017:

It’s been some time since Cal Expo onlookers have seen as heated a rivalry as the one currently at the top of the trotting ranks between Silverlode and Flameon, as the pair has split the six Open Trots decided thus far at the current on

Hawthorne's 2017 Stakes Schedule

January 19, 2017:

The 2017 Illinois-conceived and foaled stakes schedule has been announced by Hawthorne Race Course and the Illinois Harness Horseman’s on

Blooded Horse Sale Entries Closing

January 19, 2017:

Entries for the Blooded Horse Winter Sale will close at noon on Friday, January on

Big Week For Florida Amateur Drivers

January 19, 2017:

Over the years, the Florida Amateur Driving Club membership has donated over $175,000 to worthy charitable and goodwill organizations benefiting horses, horsemen, horsewomen and children of all on

New Vocations Stallion Auction Details

January 19, 2017:

Breedings to Donato Hanover, Art Major, Well Said, Creatine, Pet Rock, McArdle, Guccio, GooGoo GaaGaa, Triumphant Caviar, Sunshine Beach and Artspeak are among the 75+ that have been donated to New Vocations’ 19th annual stallion on

David Buckson Passes

January 19, 2017:

David P. Buckson, a founder of Dover Downs and former Republican governor, passed away at the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford, Del. On Tuesday, January 18 at the age of on

Inaugural Courses Added To Portal

January 19, 2017:

Equine Guelph has announced some details in regard to the first two inaugural courses that have been added to its new portal, which as been created to provide horsepeople with short, practical, online training to stay up to date with the latest information on equine on

Helen Southgate Passes

January 18, 2017:

Following a brief illness, Helen Southgate passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at Hilltop Manor in Cambridge, Ont. She was 97 years of on

BetShare Wins Horse Racing 3.0

January 18, 2017:

BetShare, a group of Toronto entrepreneurs, won ‘Horse Racing 3.0: Changing the Game’ (HR3). HR3 is a customer centric, open innovation program that challenged Canadian start-ups and entrepreneurs to co-develop disruptive technology with Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) to help transform the horse racing on

From Rideau To The O'Briens

January 18, 2017:

The 2016 O'Brien Award Gala marks the fourth year for the Future Star Award and this year’s nominees, Brett MacDonald, 20, of Embrun, Ont., and Louis-Philippe Roy, 27, of Mont-Joli, Que., are no strangers to one on

A Life-Changing, Farm-Buying Horse

January 18, 2017:

“He was just an over-achiever. I never expected him to be what he was and he ended up winning the Cleveland Classic as a long shot." on

Meadowlands Wagering Holds Steady

January 18, 2017:

Business at the Meadowlands Racetrack is off to a strong start through the first four cards of 2017, with per race handle averaging a robust $221,793 or less than one per cent ahead of last year’s pace at this on

The Mare Is All Business

January 18, 2017:

“It’s kind of funny, because when she trains she can be a real handful, but when it comes time to race it’s a different story. I expect big things from her, and right now we’re just working on keeping her quiet and working up the ladder. We’ve got our fingers crossed.” on

Horsepeople Against Recapture In Illinois

January 18, 2017:

On Tuesday, January 17, the Illinois Harness Horsemen’s Association, the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, and the Illinois Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association released a joint letter asking the Illinois Racing Board to vote against allowing tracks to take dollars explicitly earmarked – as a percentage of handle – for on

Rare Racing Occurrence

January 17, 2017:

A bit of a unique situation played out earlier this month. The occurrence was spread out across the nation and included three different drivers, at three different tracks, located in three different on

OHHA Elects Executive Committee

January 17, 2017:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association Board of Directors met on January 11 to elect the Officers and Executive Committee for on

Race Date Changes Announced

January 17, 2017:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has announced that it has approved changes to the 2017 race date calendar for Mohawk Racetrack, The Raceway at Western Fair District, and Grand River on

Dr J Hanover Attracts Attention

January 16, 2017:

The 2017 January Select Mixed Sale had a strong group of four-year-old racehorses consigned, with Dr J Hanover fetching the highest sale on

Mainstream TV For ‘Big M’ Racing

January 17, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack, the world’s premier harness horse racing track, located in East Rutherford, NJ, and SNY, the official home of the New York Mets, Jets, and all things New York sports, have struck a deal to broadcast seven live nights of on

Ontario's Wagering Data Released

January 16, 2017:

As part of Ontario Racing’s commitment to transparency and industry information sharing, Ontario Racing (OR) has collaborated with the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) to reconcile and provide a 10-year overview of Ontario related wagering -- specifically wagering by Ontario customers, and wagering on Ontario on

Hartman, Nifty & Kadabra Magic

January 16, 2017:

While the 2016 season laid out for trotting filly Magic Presto didn't go quite according to plan, the Ontario Sired lass ended her year on a high note that helped propel her close to the top of her divisional standings and into O'Brien Award on

Snyder Thrilled Beyond Delight

January 15, 2017:

Jeffrey Snyder has owned multiple O'Brien Award winning horses over his years of involvement in harness racing, and is one of a few that boast owning a Standardbred named Canada's Horse of the Year. But those awards do not take anything away from his nomination in 2016 thanks to the season of freshman pacing colt Beyond on

Poll: Fave O'Brien Winning Mares

January 14, 2017:

Who are your three favourite O'Brien Award winning older female pacers of all time? on

SC Rewind: Rothmans Stakes (1/2)

January 14, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the Rothmans Stakes from July 1985 held at Toronto's Greenwood on

"Dream Come True" For Wellwood

January 13, 2017:

The 2016 O'Brien Awards will be a family affair for the Wellwood-Keeling clan courtesy of three-year-old trotting colt Marion Marauder's dream season in 2016, highlighted by an historic on

Wrangler Magic Sold

January 13, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that 2015 Fan Hanover winner Wrangler Magic has been sold and will be making her first start for her new connections on Friday on

Atlantic Stallion Registrations Due

January 12, 2017:

The Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association would like to remind stallion owners and lessees that the deadline to register a stallion with the Atlantic Sires Stakes program for the 2017 breeding season, without paying a late fee, is January on

Stakes Cancellation In B.C.

January 12, 2017:

Officials with Harness Racing B.C. have issued a notice that one of the stakes events slated to commence in early February 2017 has been on

2016 Ambassador Submissions Due

January 12, 2017:

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to the Canadian harness racing community in the past year? Do you know someone who inspires others to get involved in harness racing? Raises awareness about harness racing? Or promotes our sport to engage new people to come to the races or to get involved? on

HPItv Channels To Shut Down

January 11, 2017:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced on Wednesday (January 11) that HPItv will shut down its multi-track channel and accompanying odds channel effective Saturday, April 11, on

Post Time With Dan Gall

January 11, 2017:

"As 2017 gets underway I want to share with you what Standardbred Canada will be focusing on during the calendar year. Our team and Board of Directors have created a very ambitious, yet doable agenda of goals and action items that we will strive to attain for you this year" on / continuer à lire

Outstanding Groom Finalists Announced

January 10, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the Outstanding Groom Award, sponsored for the second consecutive year by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming 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 on

McClure On His Dream Season

January 8, 2017:

“It was when I woke up from a nap and saw all these people congratulating me that I went ‘Wow.’” on

Meet Your O'Brien Award Emcees

January 7, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that Ken Middleton and Jason Portuondo will co-host the 2016 O’Brien Awards on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, on

No Cam Fella Award Winner For 2016

January 5, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has announced there will not be a 2016 recipient for the Cam Fella on

Wagering Up In Canada

January 5, 2017:

Data from Standardbred Canada indicates that pari-mutuel wagering on Canadian harness racing increased by 1.97 per cent in 2016, with average per-race handle up by 6.25 per on

2016 Media Award Finalists Announced

January 4, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Media Excellence Awards, sponsored by Ontario on

Ontario Racing Looks To 2017

December 30, 2016:

"[The past year] was marked by significant milestones for the horse racing industry in this province. We have been given good reason to be hopeful about a long term, sustainable future for horse racing in Ontario." on

Putting On The Ritz At The O’Briens

December 23, 2016:

Tickets and ads for the 2016 O’Brien Awards, scheduled for Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel (formerly the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre) in Mississauga, Ont., are now on 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 on

New SC Board Of Directors Announced

December 16, 2016:

As a result of Director nominations by the Standardbred Canada membership, 14 of the 15 seats on the SC Board of Directors were acclaimed. One seat was voted on by Standardbred Canada Active members in the Atlantic 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 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 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? on

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