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Century Gearing Up For Opener

March 20, 2018:

With Century Downs’ 2018 meet of live Standardbred racing set to kick off on Easter Sunday (April 1), the track’s race secretary, Jackson Wittup, has taken the time to discuss the track as it bears down on opening on

Show & Tell, Harness Racing Style!

March 20, 2018:

Do you live and breathe harness racing each and every day? There is no question that we are passionate about and dedicated to this amazing industry. The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Cub wants you, our fans, to record a short video telling us and/or showing us why you love Canadian harness racing! on

2018 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 19, 2018:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2018 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide on

New Breeding Measures In Quebec

March 20, 2018:

Recent announcements made by the Quebec Jockey Club regarding breeding policy and registration of brood mares have generated many comments and many suggestions. It is in this spirit of healthy collaboration, that the Jockey Club announces today new measures concerning the two on

Spotlight On Ellen Harvey

March 20, 2018:

During the course of her extensive public relations career in the harness racing industry, Ellen Harvey was the one that aimed the spotlight at the industry’s best. Now, the shoe is on the other foot, as the semi-retired PR dynamo is the one answering the on

Man Admits To Fires At Training Centre

March 20, 2018:

An ex-employee that was fired from a horse training centre has admitted to local authorities that he started two fires at the facility because he was angry that he was let on

Learn Something New At EquiMania!

March 20, 2018:

EquiMania! is now into the terrific teens, as it will be making its 13th appearance at the Can-Am Equine Expo in Markham, Ont. from April 6 – on

Richard Pirog Passes

March 20, 2018:

Richard N. Pirog, 60, of Orchard Park, NY, who worked as part of the track crew at the Delaware County Fair and was track superintendent at Tioga Downs, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, at home in Orchard on

‘Big M’ To Host 2019 NHC Qualifier

March 20, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will provide horseplayers with one of their first opportunities to qualify for the 2019 NTRA National Horseplayers Championship with a qualifying event this Saturday (March 24) on

‘Wild’ Finish In Woodbine Preferred

March 19, 2018:

Martin Lachance trainee Wild And Crazy Guy upset six rivals at odds of 43-1 in Monday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine on

The Loan Ranger Wins By A Lip

March 19, 2018:

It was a nip and tuck battle to the finish line in Monday’s $8,500 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and when the dust settled it was The Loan Ranger coming away victorious in the eight-horse on

'Deja Vu' In Delaware Breeders At Dover

March 19, 2018:

Déjà Vu Blue and Star Sapphire scored impressive wins in Thursday’s $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund divisions for three-year-old pacing fillies at Dover on

The Dark Shadow Prevails In Slugfest

March 19, 2018:

The Dark Shadow thwarted Bilbo Hanover twice — once in the first quarter and again in the last — en route to victory in Monday’s feature at The Meadows, a $13,000 conditioned on

Jones Isn't Rushing Back

March 19, 2018:

After having gotten a taste of what its like to train in Florida during the winter months, conditioner Dustin Jones is pretty sure that’s what he is going to do doing whenever things get frigid from here on on

Racing Memorabilia Makes The News

March 19, 2018:

Can you imagine coming across a prestigious 50-year-old horse racing trophy in a storage locker? Hauls like that are usually the subject of reality television productions – think ‘Storage Wars,’ or one of its many spinoffs. Although, in this particular instance, there were no small-screen treasure hunters involved, just a brazen perpetrator and the long arm of the on

Century Gearing Up For Meet

March 19, 2018:

Officials with Century Downs would like to remind all horsepeople that racing at the Calgary-area track is literally right around the corner, as qualifying is scheduled to take place this weekend and the first condition sheet is already on

Grinding For The Love Of The Game

March 19, 2018:

"You definitely have your fans that are loyal to the sport and dedicated. Usually, if you go and watch one race, you are hooked. We try to bring our friends to bring new blood into the sport. They always come back." on

‘French’ Series To Offer $100K Final

March 19, 2018:

Officials with the Standardbred Owners and Breeders Association of New York have announced that the French American Trotting Club Series, which was announced last month, will feature a $100,000 on

Meadows Movement Restrictions Lifted

March 19, 2018:

It has been announced that all movement restrictions have been lifted from the Meadows in on

Dick Oldfield Passes

March 19, 2018:

Horseman Dick Oldfield, 84, of Lexington, Ky., best known for training the top pacer True Duane, passed away on Sunday, March 11 in Louisville, Ky., after a short battle with on

Increased Focus On French Racing

March 19, 2018:

A major racing network / advance deposit wagering player has announced that it is offering an increased focus on French Standardbred racing in on

External Review Coming In Manitoba

March 18, 2018:

The Manitoba government recently announced that it will be conducting an external review of the province’s horse racing industry, and Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit President Darryl Mason is optimistic about the on

Driver Skinny Dips For Fundraiser

March 17, 2018:

"It scares the pants off you but once you have done it, you realize we're all born the same." on

Huge Year For Fractional Owners

March 17, 2018:

"We just had exciting thing after exciting thing happen last year and knock on wood, hopefully the luck continues. We just put ourselves in a position to get some good horses and they came through for us. It was a fun year." on

Racing Investigators To Canada

March 17, 2018:

The Organization of Racing Investigators (ORI) will hold its annual Training Conference at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario from March 25-28, on

SC Rewind: Remembering Quebec City

March 17, 2018:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the once great racing centre located at Quebec City as part of the ongoing Golden Memories on

Somebeachsomewhere Equestrian Canada's Horse Of The Year

March 16, 2018:

Somebeachsomewhere has been selected as a posthumous recipient of the 2017 Horse of the Year Award, named in honour of the life and memory of Canadian show jumping legend Hickstead. The award, along with others, will be presented at the Equestrian Canada Convention in Ottawa, Ont. on April 7, on

Bee A Magician Delivers First Foal

March 16, 2018:

World champion trotter and multi-millionaire Bee A Magician delivered her first foal, a Muscle Hill colt, at the Pennsylvania Equine Care Center in York on on

Mohawk Training, Qualifier Schedule Set

March 16, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment has announced that the track and paddock at Woodbine, Mohawk Park will be open for training starting Monday, March on

Central Gaming Bundle To Gateway

March 16, 2018:

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has selected Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (Gateway) as the service provider for the Central Gaming Bundle, following a competitive procurement on

Update On Matt Kakaley

March 15, 2018:

Matt Kakaley is recovering from surgery that was necessary after having been involved in a racing accident on Tuesday (March 13) at Yonkers on

MacLellan Named 2017 Harness Racing Ambassador

March 14, 2018:

Each year the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club reaches out to the industry in search of that special someone, that one person who goes above and beyond, represents the industry behind the scenes, and works tirelessly to promote and ensure the success of our on

One On One With Wally Hennessey

March 13, 2018:

“I’m still competitive and still getting some nice stables to drive for. I feel good. I work every day with the horses. It was something I was bred to do and it’s something I want to continue to do as long as I feel I’m not in anybody’s way.” on

Farmers Set Priorities To Build Resilient Industry

March 13, 2018:

International trade, transportation, climate change, mental health and government programs emerged as priorities during the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) 2018 Annual General Meeting, held in Ottawa last on

Poll: Successful Sophomores

March 13, 2018:

Of 2017's highest earning two-year-olds, who will be the most successful in 2018? on

SC To Move To Microchipping

March 11, 2018:

In February, 2018, the Board of Directors of Standardbred Canada approved the transition toward microchip identification for Standardbreds in on

2017 SBOA Award Winners

March 11, 2018:

Talented Ontario Sired and Ontario Bred pacers and trotters delivered impressive performances both within the province and beyond its borders in on

Post Time With Dan Gall

March 11, 2018:

We have had quite a quick start to 2018 which so far has included our first Board meeting of the year, the Annual General Meeting for our members, the 29th annual O’Brien Awards and a very special announcement that Standardbred Canada made to the on / continuer à lire

Blazin Britches Bred; Will Race

March 10, 2018:

After a successful embryo transfer, Dan Patch Award winner Blazin Britches will resume serious training in preparation for her four-year-old on

Father-Daughter Duo To Charlottetown

March 10, 2018:

It’s no surprise that harness racing is a family affair, as many of those in the industry were introduced to the sport through a family on

More Woodbine Development Details

March 9, 2018:

More details have emerged on Woodbine Racetrack's redevelopment into the multi-faceted entertainment hub originally unveiled for the Rexdale, Ont. location last on

Stakes Renamed In New Brunswick

March 4, 2018:

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick have informed Trot Insider that two major stakes races in the province will get an updating and sponsorship for 2018 racing on

Talks Continue At Western Fair

March 2, 2018:

"Our mission, our mandate, is as an agricultural society. I am hopeful, I am optimistic there are mutually agreeable terms." on

North America Cup Eligibles At 79

March 2, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment today (March 2) announced that 79 three-year-old pacers have been nominated to the 35th edition of the Pepsi North America on

CFA Underwhelmed By Federal Budget

February 28, 2018:

Standardbred Canada, a member of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), is attending the CFA Annual General Meetings this week in on

Mohawk Park Renovations Continue

February 27, 2018:

With opening day at Woodbine, Mohawk Park slated for April 12, renovations to the Milton oval continue in preparation for hosting year-round harness on

Reminder: ASHA Annual General Meeting

February 27, 2018:

Officials with the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association have released the details for the organization’s upcoming 2018 annual general on

In Need Of A Nurse Mare?

February 26, 2018:

Are you in need of a nurse mare? Do you have a nurse mare available? … read on

Host Tracks Confirmed For 2018 Driving Championships

February 15, 2018:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the host tracks and dates for the 2018 Regional Driving Championships and National Driving Championship which will ultimately determine Canada’s representative to the 2019 World Driving on

Important EHV-1 Facts

February 12, 2018:

For anyone that is unaware of some important facts surrounding Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1), Trot Insider is reposting a fact sheet regarding the virus to help bring people up to on

Attention Stallion Owners

January 22, 2018:

Are you standing a stallion in Canada? If so, please help Standardbred Canada update its online stallion on

Up To Date With '18 Eligibility Fees?

December 19, 2017:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2018 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 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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