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MacDonald’s Pre-Holiday Hijinx

November 25, 2014:

We’re not suggesting Canadian Mark MacDonald isn’t a fan of American Thanksgiving, but no one could blame the guy if he’d rather be working....read on

Maven To TVG, With New Owners

November 25, 2014:

Formidable trotting mare Maven will have new ownership when she starts in the $500,000 (U.S.) TVG final on Saturday at The Meadowlands....read on

When Should 'Official' Be Official?

November 25, 2014:

"I question a system where 'official' race results are later overturned, because the judgment of Commissioners varies from the interpretation of on-site judges"........read on / continuer à lire

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

Memorable Pat Quinn Photo Surfaces

November 25, 2014:

The hockey world is mourning the loss of coaching icon Pat Quinn, who passed away Sunday, November 23 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Many images of the big Irishman have surfaced since news of Quinn’s passing broke, but there is one that is of special interest to those that follow Standardbred racing....read on

Mcwicked Supplements To Progress

November 24, 2014:

A victory in Saturday’s Breeders Crown final for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings earned Mcwicked a whole bunch of money, and it also earned him some overtime....read on

Monticello Cancels Wednesday Program

November 25, 2014:

Officials with Monticello Raceway have announced that due to an impending heavy snowstorm, the track has cancelled its program of live racing for Wednesday, November 26....read on

Sears To Drive In France

November 25, 2014:

It has been announced that Brian Sears, who recorded his 9,000th career driving victory in late October, will be taking his driving prowess across the Atlantic Ocean....read on

Hodgin Acquires President Position Again

November 25, 2014:

Sam Hodgin finds himself in a familiar spot after a recent election of the Saint John Harness Horsemen....read on

Surgery For Always B Miki

November 24, 2014:

A late scratch lame from the Breeders Crown Final in which he was favoured on Saturday night, three-year-old Always B Miki required surgery for a fractured pastern on Monday morning....read on

Joe Crungale Passes

November 25, 2014:

Racing judge and commission official Joseph Crugnale, 62, of McMurray, formerly of Rochester, New York, passed away on Sunday, November 23....read on

‘Scratch & Win’ Promotion Set To Launch

November 25, 2014:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that it will launch an exciting new promotion across its province-wide Champions Off-Track Betting network on Monday (December 1)....read on

Donate Toys At The Meadowlands

November 25, 2014:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the track is proud to once again serve as an official Toys for Tots donation site....read on

Maryland Stallion, Yearling Info

November 25, 2014:

In order for their foals to be eligible to the slots enhanced Maryland Sires Stakes, all stallions standing in Maryland for the 2015 breeding season must be registered with the Maryland Standardbred Race Fund by December 1, 2014....read on

John Hervey Awards Details

November 25, 2014:

The deadline for entries for the 2014 John Hervey Awards, which honour the best of harness racing journalism, is December 15....read on

Buchanan Talks Industry Growth

November 24, 2014:

"We certainly have to look at prevention, when it comes to regulation, more so than we have in the past."...read on

Mister Big To Ohio

November 24, 2014:

It has been announced that Mister Big, the richest Canadian-sired Standardbred of all time and a member of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, will stand stud at Abby Stables in Ohio starting with the upcoming 2015 breeding season....read on

A Breeders Crown Breakthrough

November 24, 2014:

After five top-three finishes in eight Breeders Crown finals since 2007, Montreal horse owner Richard Berthiaume figured he was due for a victory....read on

Revisiting Blue Bonnets

November 23, 2014:

"It was a life of routine, long hours, modest pay and dirty, exhausting physical work, but for those who worked with horses, it brought its own form of fulfilment, and most had trouble imagining doing anything else. They, too, dispersed in the wake of Hippodrome de Montréal’s closing. Now, it’s as if they were never there."...read on

Race Date Added At Charlottetown

November 24, 2014:

Officials with the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission have announced a make-up date at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

RRSP Deadline Reminder

November 24, 2014:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has sent out a reminder which states that the deadline for contributing to the Ontario Standardbred Horsepeople’s Group RRSP is December 1....read on

Breeders Crown Weekend Concludes

November 22, 2014:

Breeders Crown weekend wrapped up at Meadowlands Racetrack with the remaining eight championships contested on Saturday night....read on

Breeders Crown Weekend Begins

November 21, 2014:

Breeders Crown weekend began at Meadowlands Racetrack with Friday night's card dubbed 'Ladies Night,' featuring the first four championships....read on

SC Rewind: The Provincial Cup

November 23, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the once famous Provincial Cup that was held for many years at Windsor Raceway....read on

Canadians Help Bermudan Horsemen

November 22, 2014:

A group of Ontario-based horsemen recently travelled to Bermuda to enjoy some sand and sun after a busy summer of racing. As it turns out, Hurricane Gonzolo had another plan for this adventurous group....read on

ORC Update On Standardbred HIP

November 21, 2014:

On Friday (November 21), Ontario Racing Commission Executive Director Steven Lehman offered Trot Insider an update on the previously-announced five-year enhanced Horse Improvement Program (HIP) for Ontario Standardbreds....read on

CPMA Seeks Public Feedback

October 24, 2014:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) is requesting public feedback on a number of items in its Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 1, 2014:

Results are now available for Trot Magazine's 2014 Fantasy Stable; to view the leaderboard...click here

Take Somebeachsomewhere With You!

August 6, 2014:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the commemoration of Somebeachsomewhere and a monumental day in harness racing on SC’s new BMO Mastercard....read on

Update On Animal Pedigree Act

May 2, 2014:

Representatives of Standardbred Canada were present at the annual meeting of the Canadian Livestock Records Corporation in Calgary, Alta....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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