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Cook Resigns From Ontario Racing

July 25, 2017:

Ontario Racing’s executive director, Rob Cook, has announced his resignation from the association, effective August 7, 2017....read on

Posts Drawn For Adios Final

July 25, 2017:

Huntsville, the 9-5 morning line favourite, will start from Post 4, while Fear The Dragon, the 2-1 second choice, will start from Post 3 in Saturday’s $400,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids at the Meadows....read on

Hambletonian Oaks Elims Set

July 25, 2017:

Post positions have been drawn for this Saturday’s (July 29) Hambletonian Oaks eliminations at the Meadowlands Racetrack. The elims attracted 18 fillies, and thus a pair of $40,438 tilts will feature nine-horse fields....read on

ID Technician In Eastern Ontario

July 25, 2017:

SC Identification Technician Daniel St-Jacques will be in the region between Ottawa and Elgin, Ont. on August 5, 6 and 7 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Vincent Fusco Sr. Passes

July 25, 2017:

Vincent Fusco Sr. of Freehold Township, NJ, passed away Monday, July 24 with his beloved family at his side....read on

Inverness’ Friday Card Cancelled

July 25, 2017:

Officials with the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission have informed Trot Insider that the organization has approved the cancellation of an upcoming race date on Inverness Raceway’s racing calendar....read on

Changes To Truro’s Race Date Schedule

July 25, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved a change to Truro Raceway’s 2017 live racing schedule. The change will see a pair of race dates rescheduled....read on

Burke Throws Down The Gauntlet

July 25, 2017:

“Right now Hannelore Hanover is the best trotting mare in the country and until somebody dethrones her, that’s just what she is. And she is as good as just about any trotter going right now. She’s very consistent, she does everything you ask of her; she’s just a good horse.”...read on

2017 Standardbred Poll – Week 9

July 25, 2017:

The Week 9 results from the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll have been released, and Fear The Dragon, the winner of the North America Cup and Hempt, remains atop the list....read on

Red Mile Meet Commences Thursday

July 25, 2017:

Live harness racing will return to Lexington, Kentucky this week, as the 143rd season at the historic Red Mile is set to begin on Thursday, July 27....read on

Legends Day Online Auction Is Live

July 25, 2017:

Officials with Clinton Raceway have announced that the online auction in support of the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation, in conjunction with Legends Day at Clinton Raceway, is now open for bidding....read on

New COSA Website

July 25, 2017:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association is pleased to unveil its new website to all COSA members....read on

Take The Bus To Legends Day

June 29, 2017:

With the biennial event quickly approaching, now is the ideal time to make travel plans for the signature event at the Huron County oval, Clinton Raceway's 2017 Legends Day. Transportation via coach buses, which have washrooms, will be available from four locations in southwestern Ontario, providing race fans a hassle-free way of attending the July 30 event....read on

News From RUS MidAtlantic

July 25, 2017:

RUS MidAtlantic would like to announce the races tentatively scheduled for Woodstock, VA and Frederick, MD will be replaced with racing under saddle demonstrations....read on

Foundation Auction Closing Tonight

July 25, 2017:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation's Roosevelt Raceway Auction is filled with memorabilia and collectible pieces from harness racing. There are halters from several notable stallions, harness breeder catalogues from the early 1900s, drivers’ colours, autographed items, and more....read on

Yearlings Listed On Morrisville Website

July 25, 2017:

It has been announced that 77 yearlings are now listed on the Morrisville College Yearling Sale website....read on

'Percy' And 'Thong' Grab More Gold; Dream Maker To Summer Travel

July 24, 2017:

Percy Bluechip and Big Thong won Gold Series events to kick off the season earlier this year at Georgian Downs, and they grabbed a second helping of Gold during Monday’s card at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Upset City For Rock N Roll Legacy

July 24, 2017:

Rock N Roll Legacy didn’t get much respect in Monday’s $7,500 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers, and apparently he took offense to the pari-mutuel snub....read on

Grand Slam For Iwontdothatagain

July 24, 2017:

The winning streak is now four in a row and counting for Iwontdothatagain thanks to his come-from-behind triumph in Monday’s $10,000 Open Pace at Century Downs....read on

Trotters Impress In Pocono Features

July 24, 2017:

Revrac Harbour closed off a wild pace to capture one $14,000 division of the featured claiming handicap trot Monday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, while in the other cut favoured Pounce Hanover controlled the pace en route to his fifth straight victory....read on

Future Stars Series Continues At 3R

July 24, 2017:

It has been said in harness racing that a young trotter is better off building up stamina, strength and be sure of foot, and that the speed will soon follow....read on

Stars To Scrap In Spirit Of Massachusetts

July 24, 2017:

An all-star cast of the best aged trotters in North America declared for the $250,000 Spirit of Massachusetts Trot on Monday morning and when the draw was completed a stellar field of nine, which includes four millionaires, has been set for the biggest harness race in the history of Massachusetts; the $250,000 Spirit of Massachusetts Trot that will be held on Friday, July 28....read on

Marketing In WTC Spotlight

July 25, 2017:

What happens when some of harness racing's brightest minds congregate to pitch ideas to market our sport?....read on

Record Guarantee Offered At Meadows

July 24, 2017:

Prompted by a three-day carryover of $24,374.31, The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has established a $75,000 total-pool guarantee — largest in track history — for its Pick 5 wager on Tuesday, July 25. The guarantee is offered as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

GTA Gaming Bundle In The News

July 24, 2017:

The Globe and Mail has reported that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is a few weeks away from selecting a private company to operate the province’s GTA Gaming Bundle, which is an aspect of the OLG’s gaming modernization process....read on

Truro Takes Down Ontario

July 24, 2017:

Organizers behind the ‘Truro vs. Ontario – Best of the Best Team Showdown,’ which took place on Sunday (July 23) at Truro Raceway, have informed Trot Insider that the challenge came down to the wire, but when the dust settled it was ‘Team Truro’ that pulled out a narrow victory....read on

WEG's S-Bred Pick-5 Guarantee To $50K

July 24, 2017:

On Monday, July 24, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced an increase to the guaranteed pool for its Standardbred Pick-5 wager....read on

Campbell: Perfect Place To End Career

July 24, 2017:

“It just feels good to me to end up in Ontario, not far from where I started and in front of a number of people who were there when I started driving back in the spring of 1972. It feels like full circle for me and kind of apropos.”...read on

MacDonald On Lawmaker, Workload

July 24, 2017:

When Anthony MacDonald got to the border Sunday morning and was asked how long his stay in the U.S. was, he paused. The answer was six days, but it felt like many more. In a span of five days he raced at six different tracks in two countries....read on

July Zoom: Deadline Extended

July 7, 2017:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has chosen ‘Friends at the Races’ as July’s Zoom Challenge....read on

Buffalo Fetes Class Of 2017

July 24, 2017:

The 2017 debut at Buffalo Raceway for the dynamic duo of driver Larry Stalbaum and trainer Kimberly Asher couldn't have gone much better as the pair swept all the season-ending honours at Hamburg half-mile oval....read on

Batavia Downs Meet Preview

July 24, 2017:

The 71st season of live harness racing at Batavia Downs, America’s oldest lighted track, will open on Wednesday (July 26) and will run through Saturday, December 16. This year’s schedule features 71 race dates, including seven matinee cards....read on

Adios Eliminations In The Books

July 22, 2017:

The field is set for the 2017 Delvin Miller Adios after two $25,000 eliminations went postward on Saturday (July 22) at The Meadows....read on

SC Rewind: Legends Day Memories

July 22, 2017:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith recalls the relatively short but extremely interesting history surrounding the ever-popular Legends Day held every other year at Clinton Raceway....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

July 22, 2017:

July marks my first anniversary as the President and CEO of Standardbred Canada. So, I thought it would be a wonderful opportunity to provide some key learnings and also share with you what we have been doing this past year...read on / continuer à lire

Georgian Downs Qualifier Change

July 21, 2017:

Management at Georgian Downs has announced a change to the start time for Saturday qualifiers....read on

Race Date Cancelled In New Brunswick

July 21, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that an upcoming race date slated for Exhibition Park Raceway in Saint John, N.B. has been cancelled....read on

2017 Atlantic Bursary Winners Revealed

July 21, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the winners for the 2017 Atlantic Bursary program. Each student will receive a $1,300 bursary towards their post secondary education for the 2017-2018 academic term....read on

WDC Gear Now Available

July 21, 2017:

With the World Driving Championship less than a month away the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has designed some special WDC gear for fans and members to purchase....read on

The Definition Of Luck

July 20, 2017:

"I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it"....read on

Tornado Ends Buffalo Meet Early

July 20, 2017:

Officials with Buffalo Raceway have announced that the track has been forced to cancel the remainder of its 2017 season (and simulcasting) due to a tornado that caused significant damage to the Hamburg, NY area on Thursday, July 20....read on

Brown Compares Campbell To Hockey Legend

July 19, 2017:

Canadian Hall of Fame driver Doug Brown said fellow Hall of Famer John Campbell reminds him of hockey legend Bobby Orr. On July 30 at Clinton Raceway, the two will square off one final time in the Legends Day Trot....read on

Barn One's Memory Lives On

July 19, 2017:

It would be difficult to imagine that Ben Wallace could be more connected to another horse than freshman pacing colt Barn One....read on

Summer Program Benefits SC

July 18, 2017:

Gagan Sikand, the local Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Streetsville, visited the Standardbred Canada offices today to present a certificate of appreciation to SC President and CEO, Dan Gall....read on

ID Tech In Eastern Ontario

July 18, 2017:

SC Identification Technician Bruce Redmond will be in the region between Hwy 400 and Napanee during the week of July 24th to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

2017 Stallion Report Due September 1

July 18, 2017:

If you have a stallion that has bred mares in 2017, please follow the 'eShop' on this website....read on

Dunn Heating Up Downunder

July 16, 2017:

Dexter Dunn is gaining momentum in advance of his World Driving Championship title defense coming up next month in Canada....read on

How The West Won The WDC

July 13, 2017:

On Saturday, August 12, eleven of the top harness racing drivers from around the globe will assemble at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, near Calgary, Alta., to kick off the 2017 World Driving Championship....read on

Open Letters To Ontario's Standardbred Industry

July 12, 2017:

Within the past 24 hours Standardbred Canada has received two open letters regarding the decision to move Woodbine's Standardbred racing product exclusively to Mohawk Racetrack....read on

World Class Symposium Roster Unveiled

July 12, 2017:

The list of speakers and participants slated to appear and discuss harness racing at the 2017 World Trotting Conference features some of the sport's most prominent individuals discussing a wide range of timely and important topics....read on

Horses In BC Need Your Help!

July 10, 2017:

The interior of British Columbia is experiencing a State of Emergency with the wildfire situation which as gotten out of control. The area that is affected is major ranch country. It is putting it lightly that a lot of livestock has to be evacuated....read on

Automated Draw Audit Complete

July 5, 2017:

As part of its commitment to the Canadian harness racing industry, its stakeholders, horsepeople and customers, Standardbred Canada has completed a successful third-party audit of its automated draw system....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 28, 2017:

Statistics and results for the 2017 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest -- our most popular contest to date in terms of entries -- are now online and will be updated daily!...read on

One On One With Brandon Campbell

June 27, 2017:

The World Driving Championship, presented by Standardbred Canada, kicks off in seven weeks. The five-track, cross-country event will feature 11 drivers from around the world, including Canada’s Brandon Campbell. Trot Insider interviewed Campbell to talk about pressure, preparation, and the obstacles he’s had to overcome on his road to the WDC...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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