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The Czar Rules At Western Fair

March 31, 2015:

A seasonally-debuting Czar Seelster served notice that he'll be a force in the Preferred ranks at The Raceway at Western Fair District, possibly poised to reign supreme....read on

Expanded Gaming Gets Closer

March 31, 2015:

After receiving approval from the Toronto Executive committee last week, the Toronto City Council formally passed a motion on Tuesday to study expanded gaming at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Pacer Is Not An April Fools' Joke

March 31, 2015:

“The owners called me the other day and I thought they were pulling my leg. People don’t usually call you with one like this."...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

Fredericton's Best Feted

March 31, 2015:

This past Saturday the Fredericton Horsemen’s Association celebrated the 2014 racing season during its annual awards banquet and Wall of Fame inductee held at the Fredericton Motor Inn....read on

Daylon Miracle Dominates Distaffers

March 31, 2015:

Three days after Daylon Magician was victorious over the Preferred trotters at Woodbine Racetrack, his younger sister turned the trick south of the border -- and also did it faster....read on

Walking The Walk In The Weiss

March 31, 2015:

Walk The Walk emerged as the only horse competing in Bobby Weiss Series action to take a second straight win in the $15,000 Tuesday preliminaries, two for trotting males and two for pacing females, at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Sagamore Hill Final To Rediscovery

March 31, 2015:

On Tuesday afternoon (March 31), Yonkers Raceway offered its richest race of the 2015 season to date, the $62,200 final of the Sagamore Hill for three and four-year-old male pacers. The newly-purchased Rediscovery – who was driven by George Brennan and returned $6.70 to win – notched the victory off a textbook pocket trip....read on

North America Cup Eligibles To 63

March 31, 2015:

The connections of 63 three-year-old pacing colts and geldings have made the first sustaining payment to remain eligible to this year’s Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Vegas Vacation Returning

March 31, 2015:

It has been announced that O’Brien Award winner Vegas Vacation, who hasn’t raced since late in 2013, will return to the racing wars in “God’s Stable” this year....read on

Nick Eaves Profiled

March 31, 2015:

On the last day of Nick Eaves’ tenure as president and CEO of the Woodbine Entertainment Group, the Toronto Sun has published a profile piece on Eaves titled ‘Woodbine chief Nick Eaves steps down after revitalizing horse racing in Ontario.’...read on

Coté Reflects On Hall Of Fame Career

March 31, 2015:

Among the keepsakes in Benoit Coté’s home office are a picture of him in the winner’s circle at Monticello Raceway with baseball great Joe DiMaggio in 1971, and the program from the Jan. 16, 1981 induction ceremonies for the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame....read on

More 'Big M' Time For Marohn

March 31, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that driver Jimmy Marohn Jr. will be spending more time at the Meadowlands going forward....read on

New Investigators' Chairman Speaks

March 31, 2015:

It was recently announced that Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission Executive Director John Wayne has been named chairman of the Organization of Racing Investigators. Wayne has discussed his new role, stating that “someone who gives you a black eye in one jurisdiction leaves a bruise in other jurisdictions.”...read on

Lawsuit Filed Against Penn National

March 31, 2015:

It has been reported that the situation surrounding Penn National Gaming pulling out of the proposed Lawrence Downs Casino and Racing Resort project in Pennsylvania is beginning to get nasty....read on

Tioga / Vernon Payments Coming Due

March 31, 2015:

Officials with Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs would like to remind horsepeople that nominations for the spring/summer late closing series held at Tioga and Vernon must be postmarked by Wednesday, April 1....read on

Passover Pace Details Announced

March 31, 2015:

Officials with Monticello Raceway have announced the details for the 2015 edition of the Passover Pace, also known as the ‘Race for the Matzos.’...read on

New Series For Green Horses

March 31, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that as a result of discussions with horsepeople on what types of races they are seeking, the Meadowlands is pleased to announce a new short series for three-year-old trotters and pacers with separate divisions for fillies scheduled for the last two weekends of April....read on

Zoom Photo Challenge Is Back!

March 30, 2015:

For the third consecutive year, your I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is pleased to present the Zoom Photography Challenge....read on

Executive Set In New Brunswick

March 30, 2015:

The election of officers for the New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association was held during a meeting this past weekend....read on

Nauss Passes During Tragic Foaling

March 30, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that tragedy struck the horse racing industry in Nova Scotia during the early-morning hours of Monday, March 30, as veteran horseman John Nauss and a mare and her foal each lost their lives....read on

Christoforou To Nova Scotia Banquet

March 30, 2015:

Officials with the Cape Breton Horseowners Association have announced that they are honoured to be welcoming four-time O’Brien Award winning driver Chris Christoforou as special guest speaker for the organization’s upcoming annual banquet....read on

Numbers Adding Up For Auciello

March 30, 2015:

"I was still determined I could win and make this work in my favour as best I can. I didn’t want to lie down and let the government dictate my future for me."....read on

Support Strong For Injured Driver

March 29, 2015:

On the heels of a successful fundraising benefit, injured horseman Jim Marino has been overwhelmed by the support that the horse racing community has shown him over the past two months....read on

Harness Racing's MasterChef?

March 29, 2015:

With the growing popularity of cooking competition shows on television, harness racing's trainers and drivers reveal some of their signature dishes in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

More Honours For Intimidate

March 29, 2015:

O'Brien Award winning trotter Intimidate was also named the Canadian Bred Horse of the Year at the 2014 Equine Canada Awards Gala held on Friday, March 27 at the Crowne Plaza Gatineau-Ottawa in Gatineau, Que....read on

Elitloppet Invite For Maven

March 28, 2015:

An impressive effort Saturday afternoon at Solvalla has earned trotting mare Maven an invite to the 2015 Elitloppet in two months time....read on

SC Rewind: Remembering 1985

March 28, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes an indepth look back at some of the highlights of the harness racing season from 30 years ago, a glimpse at the rather recent past that was 1985....read on

Prix D’Ete Attracts 28

March 27, 2015:

Officials with the Quebec Jockey Club have announced that the connections of 28 horses have nominated their charges to the second annual revival of the $200,000 Prix D’Ete at the Hippodrome 3R....read on

Cobalt Threshold Recommended

March 26, 2015:

The board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium announced on Thursday, March 26 that a uniform threshold for cobalt regulation in the United States was approved at its regularly scheduled meeting held on March 24 at Gulfstream Park racetrack in Hallandale, Fla....read on

Mandatory Jackpot Hi-5 Payout Date

March 26, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that the mandatory payout for the Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 is set for Saturday, April 4, the second-to-last card of the current Woodbine Racetrack meet....read on

Kawartha Discussed At Queen's Park

March 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 25, Laurie Scott, MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, asked the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal, to make a commitment to Kawartha Downs and finalize a long-term transfer payment agreement....read on

Hall Announces 2015 Ballot

March 23, 2015:

On Monday, March 23, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame unveiled the names of horses and horsepeople which are on the Hall's 2015 ballot....read on

Out-Of-Competition Cobalt Testing

March 20, 2015:

On Friday, March 20, the Ontario Racing Commission announced that it will begin working with the horse racing industry to develop a practical and appropriate response to the testing for cobalt....read on

Stakes Drop Gural's Stallion Rule

March 20, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that the two stakes administrators that required stallions to race at age four in order to have foals eligible to their stakes races have made decisions to drop the requirement....read on

Update On Integration With OLG

March 19, 2015:

Sue Leslie, President of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association, recently spoke on the process of integrating horse racing with the province's gaming arm -- the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp....read on

Notice Regarding Foal Applications

March 12, 2015:

In our continued effort to support environmentally-friendly benefits to members, Standardbred Canada's 2015 Applications for Foal Registration will not be mailed out this year and paper applications will be printed by request only....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

Canadian Yearling Sale Date Set

February 13, 2015:

The 2015 edition of The Canadian Yearling Sale will be held Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the SC Sales Pavilion located at Flamboro Downs, Dundas, Ontario....read on

2014 O’Brien Award Winners

February 7, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the winners of the 2014 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s champions in harness racing over the past season. The annual Black Tie Gala was held Saturday, February 7 in Mississauga, Ontario, at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre....read on

Here Come The Foals Of 2015

January 30, 2015:

As the calendar approaches the end of January, more and more of harness racing's future stars will be hitting the ground and taking their first steps....read on

Up To Date With '15 Eligibility Fees?

December 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2015 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2015....read on

Updated Stallion Info Required

November 25, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners and lessees to submit their updated 2015 stallions for the online stallion directory....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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