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Caviart Ally Wins The 2017 Jugette

September 20, 2017:

Caviart Ally was sharp at the Delaware County Fair in Ohio on Wednesday (September 20), as the sophomore daughter of Bettors Delight emerged on top in the 2017 Jugette for three-year-old fillies, the sister event to the prestigious Little Brown Jug....read on

Learn About Racehorse Ownership

September 20, 2017:

This Saturday (September 23) Mohawk Racetrack hosts a free New Owners Seminar with the focus on fractional horse ownership....read on

2018 Standardbred Improvement Program Approved

September 20, 2017:

The 2018 Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP), based on the recommendations of the industry representative Standardbred Advisory Group, has been approved by the Ontario Racing Board of Directors....read on

Reel Stands Tall In Grand River Preferred

September 20, 2017:

In a thrilling stretch duel between joint favourites, Reel ($5.60) just outlasted a late lunge from pocket rival Redonkulous to capture Wednesday evening’s (September 20) featured $7,500 Preferred 3 pacing event at Grand River Raceway....read on

Diane Twasnick Passes

September 20, 2017:

Longtime racing official Diane Twasnick passed away this morning (September 20) at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ont. after a brief battle with cancer. She was 59....read on

All Charged Up Lifts In Batavia Distaff

September 20, 2017:

The Wednesday night (September 20) spotlight fell on the fillies and mares at Batavia Downs, and All Charged Up took centre stage after capturing the $10,000 Open for distaff pacers on a beautiful late-summer evening....read on

Northfield Guarantees Saturday Pick 5

September 20, 2017:

Northfield Park announces the addition of a $7,500 Pick 5 total-pool guarantee to its card on Saturday (September 23)....read on

Young Trotters In Action At Harrington

September 20, 2017:

The opening round of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes action for two-year-old trotters commenced on the Wednesday program at Harrington Raceway with four $20,000 divisions....read on

Frosh Fillies Featured Friday At Vernon

September 20, 2017:

Two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old filly trotters take centre stage at Vernon Downs on Friday (September 22)....read on

Fillies Contest Simpson Splits At Philly

September 20, 2017:

Eight divisions of the John Simpson Memorial for three-year-old fillies—split evenly between pacers and trotters—took centre stage at Harrah's Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon (September 20), with each going for a purse of $30,000....read on

Jose Canseco To Hit Homers For Charity

September 20, 2017:

Major league slugger Jose Canseco will participate in a home run derby at Saratoga Casino Hotel during their All-Star Sports Festival this Saturday (Sept. 23)....read on

Stablemates Set For Thursday Tussle

September 20, 2017:

The Kensington duo of Culpepper and Capitalism will face off as top contenders in Thursday evening's featured pace at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Don Mattingly To Pocono

September 20, 2017:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is proud to announce an appearance with former New York Yankee great Don Mattingly on Saturday, October 21....read on

Hunger Action Month Recognized

September 20, 2017:

Last week, the Standardbred Owners Association of New York joined with Empire City Casino to donate $5,000 to the Food Bank for Westchester....read on

Huntsville, Hannelore Hanover To Hoosier

September 20, 2017:

Grand Circuit racing action will return to Hoosier Park Racing & Casino for the third time this season on Friday, September 22 and bring with it some of the top rated horses in North America to compete for more than $1.4 million in purses....read on

Win A Share In A Racehorse!

September 19, 2017:

Standardbred Canada and Forest City Sales are pleased to announce the Ontario Sires Stakes will sponsor the “Win A Share in A Racehorse” contest in conjunction with the London Selected Yearling Sale on October 14 and 15....read on

Metro, Shes A Great Lady Finals Set

September 19, 2017:

Rookie pacers will be in the spotlight for the $816,000 Metro Pace and $500,000 Shes A Great Lady this Saturday (September 23) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Jackpot Hi 5 Continues To Grow

September 19, 2017:

Tuesday's card at Mohawk Racetrack concluded once again with the track's Jackpot Hi 5 wager adding to its impressive total as one single winning ticket couldn't take down the lucrative pool....read on

Mission Accepted Now 2017's Fastest

September 19, 2017:

Tuesday's action at the Delaware County Fair featured freshman trotters in stakes action with speed in abundance over the half-mile oval....read on

Final NYSS Stop At Monticello

September 19, 2017:

On Tuesday (September 19), Monticello Raceway hosted its eighth and final leg of the 2017 New York Sire Stakes Season with two-year-old pacing fillies in action....read on

Ten Wins In Two Nights For Stafford

September 19, 2017:

Driver Art Stafford Jr. continued his hot streak with a sweep of the three $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies at Harrington Raceway on Tuesday....read on

'Boogie’ Ready To Roll In The Jug

September 19, 2017:

“He’s a little older, a little smarter. And he’s strong. We think he will be great to go two races (in the Jug). I’m not saying we’re going to win, but he doesn’t get tired easily.”...read on

Brydson, Lawson Lawsuits Settled

September 19, 2017:

The competing lawsuits that were filed by Woodbine Entertainment Group CEO Jim Lawson and Sherry Brydson, the richest woman in Canada, have been settled....read on

Juravinski To Hamilton Sports Hall

September 19, 2017:

It has been announced that Canadian Standardbred industry icon Charles ‘Charlie’ Juravinski, the philanthropic founder of Flamboro Downs, will be inducted into the Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame next month....read on

William ‘Bill’ Taylor Passes

September 19, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred breeder/owner William P. Taylor of Edson, Alberta passed away on Monday, September 11 at the age of 85....read on

Ariana G Or Fear The Dragon?

September 19, 2017:

The Week 17 results from the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll have been released, and Fear The Dragon still sits atop the chart, but he is only 11 points ahead of Ariana G....read on

ID Tech’s Last P.E.I. Trip For 2017

September 19, 2017:

If you have a 2017 foal that still needs to be freeze branded on P.E.I., please contact Standardbred Canada’s ID technician Stephen MacLeod as soon as possible, as he is planning his last trip to the island for this year....read on

Manitoba Horse Tests Positive For EIA

September 19, 2017:

On Wednesday, September 13, a positive equine infectious anemia (EIA) result was confirmed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) national reference laboratory for a horse on a premises in the rural municipality of Rosedale, Manitoba....read on

Hippodrome 3R Race Date Switch

September 19, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Hippodrome 3R has been approved to make an amendment to its race date calendar, and the change will affect an upcoming card of live racing....read on

Winbak’s London Selected Videos Posted

September 19, 2017:

Winbak Farm, the No. 1 breeder for the Ontario Sires Stakes, will be selling 50 yearlings by top Ontario sires at the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale....read on

Racing Reunion In The Works

September 19, 2017:

Horsepeople from all segments of Ontario harness racing will converge on the Campbellville, Ontario area on Thursday, October 12 for a reunion to renew acquaintances and celebrate the 250th year of horse racing in Canada....read on

Record-Setting Rookies Impress

September 18, 2017:

Alarm Detector set a Canadian record, while Manchego set a stakes record in Monday’s rich trotting finals at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Quillen Memorial To Bit Of A Legend

September 18, 2017:

Harry Von Knoblauch Stable's Bit Of A Legend N won the 11th Annual Bobby Quillen Memorial in 1:52.1 Monday at Harrington Raceway....read on

Beautiful Debut For The Track On 2

September 18, 2017:

There was an ‘old time county fair’ kind of atmosphere at The Track on 2 in Lacombe, Alberta on Sunday (September 17), as the track's new owner/operators, Kurt and Kyla Belich and Ross Morrison, welcomed approximately 500 people to the races....read on

More West Nile Cases Reported In Ont.

September 18, 2017:

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has announced that five cases of West Nile Virus in equine have been reported to the Ministry since Friday, September 15....read on

Mason Injured, Resting After Surgery

September 18, 2017:

Veteran driver and horseman Steve Mason was sent to the Regional Hospital in Saint John, New Brunswick after a spill at Exhibition Park Raceway this past Saturday (September 16)....read on

Equestrian Canada Breeder Of The Year Presentation Made To Libfeld, Katz

September 18, 2017:

Dan Gall, President & CEO of Standardbred Canada, along with Peggy Hambly, President of Equestrian Canada, made the 2016 Equestrian Canada Breeder of the Year presentation to Marvin Katz and Al Libfeld at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday night (September 16)....read on

Three Exhibition Park Dates Cancelled

September 18, 2017:

The Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has announced that three upcoming race dates that were scheduled for Exhibition Park Raceway in New Brunswick have been cancelled....read on

Coleman Still Has The Itch

September 18, 2017:

At the age of 90, Merle Coleman has spent a lifetime in the Standardbred racing industry. To this day, one thing has yet to change for the resident of Virden, Manitoba. “When they pull out of [the farm to go to the races], I want to go.”...read on

Summerside Adds Race Date

September 17, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Summerside Raceway has added a race date to its racing calendar....read on

Brown Trainees Lead Eight To Jug

September 16, 2017:

It is expected to be a battle between a pair of Brian Brown trainees, as Downbytheseaside and Fear The Dragon have been installed as the morning line favourites in the $590,400 Little Brown Jug, presented by the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association, to be held Thursday (September 21) at the Delaware County Fair....read on

SC Rewind: The One & Only Fan Hanover

September 16, 2017:

In this week's Rewind story Robert Smith remembers the great pacing filly Fan Hanover and reviews parts of her phenomenal three-year racing career....read on

AGCO Health And Safety Bulletin

September 15, 2017:

Further to the February 21, 2017 release of Information Bulletin No. 29 ‘AGCO-Stakeholder Working Groups’, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has established the membership for the Health and Safety Working Group to review and make recommendations for future policy reforms....read on

London Yearling Sale Announces Sponsors

September 15, 2017:

Standardbred Canada and the Forest City Yearling Sale are pleased to announce that Ontario Lottery and Gaming and Ontario Racing are major sponsors for the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale....read on

Fraser Downs Qualifying Information

September 14, 2017:

Horsemen at Fraser Downs are reminded that qualifying races will be conducted over the next few weeks in advance of the start of the 2017-18 racing season....read on

Read This Before You Blanket Your Horse

September 14, 2017:

Fall is a popular time for horse owners to go blanket shopping but before you dash out to purchase the latest in equine haute couture or the warmest rug with the most fill, consider what your horse really needs....read on

Standardbred Canada Introduces The Rules Of Racing Committee

September 14, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has organized an industry-wide initiative to review the rules of racing in hopes to create a rule book for every harness racing jurisdiction to adopt and enforce....read on

Yearling Sale Fuels Optimism In Alberta

September 10, 2017:

This year marks the second year in a row that the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association Yearling Sale has shown a strong trend in the upswing of prices in the market for Alberta....read on

Statement From Minister Leal

September 8, 2017:

Jeff Leal, Ontario's Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, has issued a statement following the recent resignation of Greg Walling....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

September 8, 2017:

The autumn of 2017 signifies the first time that Standardbred Canada has joined another sales company, Forest City Sales, to host a yearling sale....read on / continuer à lire

WDC Handles Smash Previous Records

September 7, 2017:

Bettors made history, as wagering totals on the 2017 World Driving Championship, presented by Standardbred Canada, far exceeded expectations and broke a number of longstanding betting records…read on

Charles ‘Charlie’ Armstrong Passes

September 7, 2017:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame and Standardbred Canada are saddened to learn of the passing of H. Charles Armstrong, at age 96....read on

Walling Resigns As Racing Advisor

September 6, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Greg Walling has stepped down from an advisory position to Ontario Minister of Agriculture Jeff Leal with respect to the horse racing industry in the province....read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program

September 6, 2017:

The 2017 Enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....read on

London Selected Yearling Videos Added

September 4, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has received an influx of yearling videos for the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale....read on

Appeal Filed To Block Testimony

August 23, 2017:

Reports indicate an appeal has been filed regarding the ruling that would summon a total of 11 individuals -- including former Premier Dalton McGuinty and his Minister of Finance Dwight Duncan -- to court to testify in a civil claim lodged by a collective of breeders pertaining to the cancellation of the slots-at-racetracks program in Ontario....read on

World Trotting Conference Closes With Commitment To The Future

August 19, 2017:

The 2017 World Trotting Conference concluded with its official closing ceremony on Saturday, August 19, at the Delta Prince Edward, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The torch was passed from Canada to Sweden, where the conference will be hosted in 2019....read 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?...read on


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