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Milestone Win For Auciello; L A Delight Scores First 2017 Victory

November 24, 2017:

Sodwana Bay ($3.70) held on to win Friday night's sixth race at Woodbine in neck decision, marking a career milestone for trainer Carmen on

Puddy Celebrates 2,000th Win

November 24, 2017:

Trainer Victor Puddy celebrated his 2,000th career victory on Friday (November 24) as Show Me Some Magic ($3.20) won the evening's sixth race at The Raceway at Western Fair on

SC To Present National Driving Championship In 2018

November 22, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that a National Driving Championship (NDC) will be hosted in 2018 and the winner will have the opportunity to join 2017 World Driving Champion, James MacDonald, in the 2019 World Driving Championship in on

Call For Cam Fella Award Submissions

November 5, 2017:

Nominations for the Cam Fella Award are now being accepted and must be received by December 1 to be considered for the 2017 on

Illwinifican Prevails In Fraser Open

November 25, 2017:

Favourite Illwinifican was involved in another close finish, but persevered in Friday night's featured Open Pace at Fraser Downs for the card's hot combination of driver Scott Knight and trainer Dennis on

Haining Victorious In Training Debut

November 25, 2017:

Kaitlin Haining made her training debut a winning one on Friday night (November 24) at Northlands Park as her homebred pacing mare Hf Princess Peach went from last to first in the evening's sixth on

Jerseylicious Breaks Dayton Record

November 24, 2017:

It was obvious the bettors thought Jerseylicious was the best in Hollywood Dayton's $17,500 Mares Open Pace on Friday night (November 24) when they sent her off at prohibitive 1-9 odds. But no one except driver Tyler Smith, trainer Tim Lane and owner Bruce Trogdon (Emerald Highlands Farm) knew just how much the on

Dragin The Wagon Back To Winner's Circle

November 24, 2017:

In his last trip to Batavia Downs three weeks ago, Dragin The Wagon won handily wire-to-wire in 1:56.1. After two starts at Yonkers, he returned to the Genesee County oval for a curtain call as the star of the show once again as he won the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot on Friday night (November 24) in rein to Billy Davis on

Can I Say Making A Statement

November 24, 2017:

Can I Say, an eight-year-old mare owned by Jim Whelan of Troy, Ontario with partners Terry and Clarence Devos, will make her 27th start of the season Sunday, November 26 at Saratoga Raceway in the $20,780 Open on

Paul MacDonald Driving Challenge Set

November 24, 2017:

The annual Paul MacDonald Memorial Driving Challenge is set for Saturday, November 25, with a slate of eight drivers competing at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving on

Truth And Liberty Circles Rivals Again

November 25, 2017:

Truth And Liberty is doing things that are very rarely ever done at Saratoga Casino on

Pocono Season Ends Saturday Night

November 24, 2017:

The curtain rings down on the 2017 season of speed at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday evening (November 25), with the night’s card honouring two of the racetrack’s stars of the campaign – driver George Napolitano Jr. and pacer Maxdaddy Blue on

Margaret M. Preston Passes

November 24, 2017:

Western New York horsewoman Margaret Preston died on November 22, 2017. She was on

Plainridge Concludes 2017 Meet

November 24, 2017:

Plainridge Racecourse concluded its 2017 season on Friday, November on

Rene Goulet Glad To Return

November 24, 2017:

Before this meet, Rene Goulet had not competed here at Cal-Expo in 18 years, but he’s happy to be back and enjoying the warmer on

Adkins Hanover Headlines Preferred

November 24, 2017:

Adkins Hanover goes for his 14th win of the season, starting from post two in the $2,550 Preferred Pace on Sunday, November 25 at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving on

Diane Hill-Hinse Passes

November 24, 2017:

Diane Hill-Hinse, former wife to trainer Leonard Hill, passed away on November 16, on

Réal Fortin Passes

November 24, 2017:

From St-Sauveur, on November 22, 2017, at the age of 80 years, passed away Mr. Réal Fortin, husband of the late Jeannette Thibodeau and father of trainer-breeder Guylaine on

‘Suuzz’ Strikes Again; Moreau Triples

November 23, 2017:

Trainer Richard Moreau had his crew firing on all cylinders Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack, and as a result he came away with a three-win performance on the 10-race on

World-Class Athlete To Steer Racehorse

November 23, 2017:

It's easy to sit back and play armchair quarterback while drivers and jockeys navigate thousand-pound animals through horse races. One of the world's most recognizable professional athletes has decided to take up the challenge himself, and he has found it to be a little tougher than what he had once on

Dresden Slots Moving To Chatham?

November 23, 2017:

A spokesman for Gateway Casinos has gone on the record as saying that slot machines will remain at Dresden Raceway until at least 2020. The statement comes amid comments from municipal officials that indicate that Gateway is planning to eventually relocate its Dresden gaming operations to on

Horsin' Around Video Contest

November 23, 2017:

Do your horses make funny faces while waiting for their feed? Do they and their stablemates partake in crazy barn escapades? Have you taught them a trick that can make others laugh? Have you caught them doing something silly at the racetrack? on

New Off-Track Approach Offered

November 23, 2017:

In taking a slightly different approach to the traditional mindset when it comes to off-track wagering, a racing entity has announced that it is looking for partners that would be interested in offering more of a ‘turnkey’ option for an OTB on

What The Hill Facing Older Foes Saturday

November 23, 2017:

“I’m excited to try this. (What The Hill) loves the Meadowlands and it’s a short field, which gives him options. It’s something neat to try to see where he is and how much he has to improve for next year if he races.” on

OHHA RRSP Deadline Reminder

November 23, 2017:

Horsepeople are reminded that the deadline for contributing to the Ontario Standardbred Horsepeople’s Group RRSP is December on

Sugar Valley's 2018 Roster Released

November 23, 2017:

Officials with Sugar Valley Farm have announced the farm’s 2018 stallion service fee on

Progress Elim To Downbytheseaside

November 22, 2017:

Trainer Brian Brown has had plenty to celebrate this season thanks to the exploits of his gifted Glamour Boys, Downbytheseaside and Fear The Dragon, and there was more to celebrate in Wednesday’s Hap Hansen Progress Pace elimination for the Ohio-based on

Blockbuster Card Set For Big M

November 22, 2017:

Saturday night at The Meadowlands is the penultimate stop on the 2017 Grand Circuit with over $2.6 million in purses distributed over the finals of the TVG Series for older horses and the Freshman Fall Final Four. The stars of the season will align over the eight races to make their case for divisional on

Gulotta Appointed In New Jersey

November 22, 2017:

In a move that can only be construed as positive for the New Jersey horse racing industry, Governor-elect Phil Murphy has announced that he has appointed SBOANJ Director and Deo Volente Farms CEO Mike Gulotta to his Budget Transition on

Large Canterbury Expansion Pitched

November 22, 2017:

On Tuesday (November 21), officials with Canterbury Park in Minnesota unveiled preliminary plans that call for a redevelopment of the track’s property that would attract $300 - $400 million in private investment in the on

‘Team Allard’ Yearling Giveaway Held

November 22, 2017:

The first annual Team Allard Yearling Giveaway is now in the books. Trainer Rene Allard was the leading conditioner in terms of wins and UTR at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in 2017. To celebrate, ‘Team Allard’ has shown its on

Grundy Making Most Of Opportunities

November 22, 2017:

“I grew up around the horses. I was probably about six years old when I knew this was what I wanted to do.” on

Melander Discusses Fourth Dimension

November 22, 2017:

“(Last week) I was very happy with how he looked and how he trotted. He trained [well] after the Breeders Crown, otherwise I wouldn’t have put him in there. He came out of the race [well] and I’m going to train him (Wednesday) a little bit. He seems very good.” on

Meadowlands Qualifying Update

November 22, 2017:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that there has been a change in plans for this week’s qualifying on

Standardbreds' Versatility Highlighted

November 21, 2017:

The versatility of the Standardbred breed was showcased at the recent Standardbred Showcase awards banquet, which distributed honours to the top competitors in the 2017 show series for Standardbreds on

SBOA Mentoring Group Nearly Full

November 21, 2017:

Only one share remains in the 2017 SBOA (Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association) New Owner Mentoring on

MacDonald, Wallace To Host Open House

November 21, 2017:

More than 50 yearlings by leading sires such as Kadabra, Sweet Lou, Somebeachsomewhere and Captaintreacherous purchased at the fall yearling sales, will hit the training track Sunday for's Second Annual Open on

Alliance Claiming Series Announced

November 21, 2017:

The Standardbred Alliance has released details regarding a group of claiming series which will take place during the month of December at Flamboro Downs and The Raceway at Western Fair District. on

OLG Launches RFP For Sports Betting Service Provider

November 21, 2017:

On Monday (November 20), the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation released a Request for Proposals to select a service provider to enhance and expand sports betting in on

Roland Lecomte Passes

November 20, 2017:

Longtime horse owner Roland Lecomte of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec passed away at his home on Friday, November 17 at the age of on

Berta ‘Bert’ Robbins Passes

November 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Flamboro Downs employee Berta ‘Bert’ Robbins passed away on Sunday, November 19 at the age of on

LandMark 11 Shares Extended

November 20, 2017:

The organizers of the ‘fractional’ ownership group LandMark 11 Racing Stable have extended the date to purchase shares until Tuesday, December on

Update: Allerage Groundwater Mystery

November 20, 2017:

In the spring of 2016, the Standardbred Canada website ran a story in regard to the disproportionately high amount of dysphagia cases that occurred at Jeff Gural’s Allerage Farms location in Pennsylvania. Now it appears that Gural is closer to getting some on

Yearling Showcase This Saturday

November 20, 2017:

This is a busy time of year for everyone. With the completion of the yearling sales, trainers are focusing on showcasing their 2017 purchases, and it all starts this coming on

Waasmula Retired

November 20, 2017:

Along with his father Thomas, Brent Vincent bred his Apaches Fame mare Waasmowin to Million Dollar Cam roughly a decade ago. The result was a brown lass named Waasmula. In announcing the Waasmula’s retirement to Trot Insider, Brent has described the millionaire earner as “a little guy’s dream.” on

‘Beach’ Undergoing Chemotherapy

November 19, 2017:

Brent MacGrath has confirmed with Trot Insider that the great Somebeachsomewhere recently had a small cancerous mass removed and has begun a six-week round of on

Post Time With Dan Gall

November 19, 2017:

During late spring and the summer, I met with the Standardbred Canada team to share with them results and feedback that was received from our focus groups, and the formal and informal meetings I had held with our members and on / continuer à lire

Eyes On A Bigger Prize

November 19, 2017:

When two-year-old trotter Alarm Detector won the $400,000 William Wellwood Memorial final at Mohawk Racetrack two months ago, co-owner Claude Hamel thought he'd get his first Breeders Crown starter this year. It didn't on

Marion Marauder Done For 2017

November 18, 2017:

Following a 10-start campaign through his four-year-old season, Marion Marauder, trotting Triple Crown winner and earner of over $2.6-million, has been shut down for the year, and is planned to comeback in 2018 as a on

SC Rewind: Albatross At Greenwood

November 18, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith remembers the all-time great horse Albatross and recounts the day he came to Toronto's Greenwood Raceway and triumphed in the 1972 Canadian Pacing on

New Home For Vintage Master

November 18, 2017:

Vintage Master (p,1:48.1, $2,162,979), the richest living son of Western Ideal, will be taking up a new residence for the 2018 breeding on

Artspeak Coming To Canada

November 17, 2017:

On Friday (November 17), it was announced that 2014 Dan Patch and O'Brien Award winner Artspeak will stand stud in Ontario for the 2018 breeding on

Notice Regarding Rideau Race Office

November 16, 2017:

Officials in the Mohawk Racetrack race office have announced that race office functions for Rideau Carleton Raceway will be centralized out of the Mohawk race office, effective Monday, November on

Flamboro Closing For Training

November 15, 2017:

Officials with Flamboro Downs wish to advise horsemen of an impending closure to the track for training on

'Welcome To Winter' Contest Winner Is...

November 15, 2017:

The results are in for the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Welcome To Winter Online Handicapping Contest! on

The Fastest Of The Fast Pacers

November 15, 2017:

Without factoring post position, if the 15 fastest pacers in harness racing history were placed in a race, which horse would win? on

Western Fair Discussions Continue

November 13, 2017:

The London Free Press has published an article about the ongoing discussions in regard to future gaming and potential expansion at the Western Fair on

SC Launches Helpful Horse Tips

November 11, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has launched an Equine Health Tip feature on its website and in TROT Magazine to help owners, trainers and all participants in the industry in encouraging and promoting the safety and health of their most prized possession, the Standardbred on

Standardbred Canada Introduces One Free Month For Late Starters

November 6, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has announced that it is rolling out Late Start Eligibility to members, effective on

Knowing Our Audience

November 4, 2017:

During the 2017 WDC, betting from Australia and New Zealand resulted in tracks breaking long-standing records: the highest handle in Atlantic Canada, the most ever bet on Century Downs, and wagering unmatched in years on cards at Hippodrome 3R and Georgian Downs. Why did it happen? on / continuer a lire

2017 Media Award Submissions Wanted

November 3, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is seeking submissions for its 2017 Media Excellence Awards, to be presented at the O'Brien Awards ceremony on February 3, on

SC Participates In Lobby Day In Ottawa

November 2, 2017:

Standardbred Canada President and CEO, Dan Gall, along with Board Director, Maurice Stewart, of Alberta, travelled to Parliament Hill to discuss issues of concern to Standardbred Canada on

Quebec Mare Residency Program Update

October 5, 2017:

The Quebec Jockey Club has announced some changes to the province’s mare residency program for the 2017 breeding on

Are You & Your Horse Ready To Race?

July 3, 2017:

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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