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An Unprecedented Feat For Moreau?

February 7, 2016:

If he were to be named outstanding trainer in Canada for a third time at the 2015 O’Brien Awards gala on Feb. 13, Quebec native Richard Moreau has a plan for the trophy....read on

Ontario Boys Opener To Cajon Lightning

February 6, 2016:

Cajon Lightning opened the Ontario Boys Series with a late-closing victory over his popular stablemate in the $18,000 first leg on Saturday night (Feb. 6) at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

COSA Official Fire Fund

January 5, 2016:

People wishing to make donations to the victims of Monday night's tragic barn fire at Classy Lane Training Centre are being asked to do so through an official GoFundMe page which has been set up by the Central Ontario Standardbred Association....read on

SC Annual Members Meeting Details

February 2, 2016:

Standardbred Canada members are invited to attend the SC Annual Meeting of Members....read on

Opens To Crazshana, Atta Boy Dan

February 7, 2016:

Crazshana and Atta Boy Dan shared the spotlight at Yonkers Raceway on Saturday night (Feb. 6), winning the co-featured $32,000 Open Handicaps....read on

2015 O'Briens Hosts Announced

February 6, 2016:

With the 2015 O’Brien Awards just one week away, expectations for an entertaining night are mounting. The evening will feature some of harness racing's most recognizable personalities, including co-hosts Ken Middleton and Greg Blanchard....read on

'Rain Cloud' Wins Flamboro Preferred

February 6, 2016:

Rain Cloud Hanover converted off a pocket trip to win the $7,500 Preferred 3 Pace for fillies and mares, which closed out the Saturday night (Feb. 6) card of harness racing at Flamboro Downs....read on

Diamond Cowboy Shines In Open Pace

February 6, 2016:

Diamond Cowboy put in a gem of an effort on Saturday night (Feb. 6) to prevail in Buffalo Raceway's featured $10,000 Open Pace by beating a stubborn Beach Hero by three-quarters of a length in 1:55.4....read on

Preferred Win Part Of Palone's Big Day

February 6, 2016:

Buried at the pylons entering the stretch, Rockin Ron exploited a suddenly vacant Lightning Lane and scored an 8-1 upset in Saturday’s $22,500 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Spriggs Is U.S. Rep For Amateur Series

February 6, 2016:

Dein Spriggs has, literally, won the right to represent the Florida Amateur Driving Club (FADC) and the U.S.A. as Pompano Park gets set to host the Isle International Amateur Series on March 12 and 13 at the South Florida five-eighths mile oval....read on

Cardinal, Violet Stakes Nominations Due

February 6, 2016:

Hawthorne Race Course, the Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association and the Illinois Department of Agriculture would like remind horsemen that nominating payments for the 2016 Cardinal and Violet Stakes, to be contested at Hawthorne Race Course, are due to the Illinois Department of Agriculture by Monday, Feb. 15....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1940s

February 6, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith takes a look back at some of the personalities and events from the decade of the 1940's in the ongoing feature Years Ago....read on

Chewy Baca Edges Out Open Rivals

February 6, 2016:

Chewy Baca was a wire-to-wire winner in Friday night's $10,500 Open Pace at Fraser Downs as he managed to hold off rivals closing on both sides for the narrow score....read on

New Track Superintendant At The Big M

February 6, 2016:

Longtime Meadowlands Director of Track Maintenance Gary Wolff is leaving the historic harness racing facility to become the new track superintendant at Hoosier Park in Indiana....read on

The Count B, Ontario Girls Underway

February 5, 2016:

Winter series action ramped up Friday night (Feb. 5) at Woodbine Racetrack with round one of The Count B and Ontario Girls Series....read on

Tharps Reaches 5,000-Win Milestone

February 5, 2016:

Randy Tharps became the 103rd harness driver in North American history to reach 5,000 career victories on Friday night (Feb. 5) at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

Meeting Attendance Encouraged

February 5, 2016:

Via release, the four horsepeople behind a polarizing proposal for the Ontario horse racing industry have stated that they are cautiously optimistic about upcoming information sessions that have been announced by a new entity that goes by the name of the Ontario Racing Association....read on

Heather Heads Downunder

February 5, 2016:

While much attention was given to driver Tim Tetrick for his appearance in a driver's challenge during the 2015 TABtouch Inter Dominion series in Australia, he wasn't the only North American racing personality making headlines downunder....read on

Hilton’s Chef Preps For O’Briens

February 5, 2016:

Unique awards, a full video production, great food, music, and incredible guests combine to make the O’Brien Awards one of the most anticipated annual events for horse people in Canada....read on

Western Fair Tweaks Wagering Menu

February 4, 2016:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District wish to advise customers that it will be making some modifications to the track’s daily wagering menu for the balance of the month of February....read on

Believeinbruiser Returns

February 4, 2016:

After a few seasons standing stateside, pacing stallion Believeinbruiser is returning to Ontario for stud duty in 2016....read on

Ont. S-Bred Info Session Details

February 2, 2016:

The Ontario Racing Association (ORA) will be hosting informal information sessions with Standardbred horsepeople at Western Fair District on Tuesday, February 9, and at Mohawk Racetrack on Wednesday, February 10....read on

SC’s Feb. 15 Stakes Payment Notice

February 1, 2016:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind owners and trainers that stakes payments are due February 15....read on

Call For Horse Racing Appeal Panel

January 31, 2016:

The recently passed Horse Racing Licence Act, 2015 will cause a significant change in the way appeals of horse racing decisions are adjudicated in Ontario....read on

Kozell To Sing At 2015 O'Briens

January 29, 2016:

Organizers for the 27th edition of the O’Brien Awards are pleased to announce that Etobicoke, Ontario native Kaitlin Kozell will open the Gala with the American and Canadian national anthems....read on

Outstanding Groom Award Finalists

January 27, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the Outstanding Groom Award, sponsored by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation....read on

2015 O’Brien Award Details

January 13, 2016:

Tickets and ads for the 2015 O’Brien Awards, scheduled for Saturday, February 13 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel (formerly the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre) in Mississauga, Ont., are now on sale....read on

2016 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 11, 2016:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2016 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Barn Fire Investigation Concludes

January 8, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the full on-scene investigation into the tragic barn fire at Classy Lane Training Centre concluded on Thursday....read on

Update: Tragic Fire At Classy Lane

January 5, 2016:

A barn fire at Classy Lane Training Centre in Puslinch, Ont. started at roughly 11 p.m. on Monday, January 4 and claimed the lives of more than 40 horses. Trot Insider can confirm the names of the 39 Standardbred racehorses, 1 Thoroughbred, and 3 Miniatures, that perished. The list includes millionaire pacer Apprentice Hanover....read on

2016 Improvement Program Confirmed

December 22, 2015:

On Tuesday, December 22, the Ontario Racing Commission sent out a Notice to the Industry stating that Ontario’s Standardbred Improvement Program is confirmed for 2016, following the Ontario Racing Commission’s Board of Directors approval of both the 2016 budget and Program elements as developed by the Standardbred Advisory Group....read on

2015 O’Brien Finalists Announced

December 21, 2015:

On Monday, December 21, Standardbred Canada announced the finalists for the 2015 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s best in harness racing over the past season....read on

Standardbred Canada's 2016 Sales Dates

December 20, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the details surrounding the 2016 edition of the Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

Call For 2016 Two-Year-Olds

December 15, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is soliciting all your 2016 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Up To Date With '16 Eligibility Fees?

December 8, 2015:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2016 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2016....read on

Breeders: Fill Out Foal Location Report

July 27, 2015:

Breeders, if you have any foals born in 2015, Standardbred Canada is asking you to please complete the Foal Location Report, which is a form that can be completed for free online....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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