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Manitoba 2016 Awards Presented

February 19, 2017:

The top performers of the 2016 Manitoba harness racing season were recognized at the annual industry awards banquet on Saturday, Feb. 18 in Miami, on

Henry Sweeps Flamboro Features

February 19, 2017:

Driver Travis Henry swept Sunday evening's $7,500 Preferred 3 co-features at Flamboro Downs with first-time 2017 winners Thorn In Your Side and Honor on

SC Office Closure Notice

February 17, 2017:

Please be aware that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed on Monday, February 20 in observance of the Family Day on

Pompano Open To Drachan Hanover

February 19, 2017:

Pompano Park’s $12,000 Open Handicap went, in a mild upset, to the Nova Scotia-owned pacer Drachan Hanover and driver John MacDonald on Sunday night (February 19) on

Illwinifican Lowers Mark In Fraser Open

February 19, 2017:

Illwinifican turned in a career-best performance winning the $11,000 Open Pace in 1:54.1 over a sloppy track at Fraser Downs for trainer and co-owner Dennis Johnston on Sunday, Feb. on

New Race Venues For Iowa In 2017

February 19, 2017:

The Iowa Harness Horse Association (IaHHA) has announced that it will be adding two racing venues to the 2017 schedule - the Lee County Fair at Donnellson, Iowa and the Hamilton County Fair at Webster City, on

A Little Starstruk Takes Survivor Title

February 19, 2017:

The first of four February “Survivor Series” champions was crowned Sunday afternoon (February 19) at Miami Valley on

Bettor Rock On Shines On Opening Day

February 19, 2017:

Bettor Rock On N came from well off the pace to secure the victory in the first feature of the 2017 racing season at Saratoga Casino Hotel on the year’s opening day card, Sunday, Feb. on

Outspoken And Out For Change

February 19, 2017:

"I want to see [horse racing] prosper. I think I'm the right guy for the job because for 30 years, it always seemed my vision was not of its time, and now I've got a board of directors that endorses it" on / continuer à lire

Poll: 2017's Returning Stars

February 19, 2017:

Of the returning 2016 O'Brie‎n Award winning horses, which are you most looking forward to seeing compete in 2017? on

Rideau Cancels Sunday Card

February 19, 2017:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway have announced that the live harness racing scheduled for Sunday, February 19 has been cancelled due to unsafe track on

Nickle Bag Returns To Winner's Circle

February 18, 2017:

Preferred regular Nickle Bag earned his first win of the year at Woodbine Racetrack, prevailing in this week's $34,000 featured event on Saturday night (February 18) on

Metajka Road Closes Northlands Meet

February 18, 2017:

Metajka Road closed out the meet at Northlands Park, winning the top level $20,000-$25,000 claiming-conditioned handicap pace over the streaking Justabitcrazy on Saturday, Feb. on

EHV-1 Confirmed In Ontario

February 16, 2017:

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1) on

Shebestingin's Brother Breaks Maiden

February 19, 2017:

Iminurblindspot, the three-year-old full brother to world champion Shebestingin, broke his maiden in his third career start on Saturday night (February 18) at The on

Rock Of Cashel Stars At Yonkers

February 18, 2017:

It was the old double-nickel Saturday night as a pair of fives took down Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 co-featured Open on

Itsonlyrocknroll Triumphs Despite Miscue

February 18, 2017:

A break at the start looked like it might have doomed the chances of Itsonlyrocknroll A ($3.80) in Buffalo Raceway's $10,000 Open Pace on Saturday night (February 18), but in the end, he had the remaining six participants waving the white flag in on

Dead-Heat Record Set At Meadows

February 18, 2017:

Mykindachip was wearing down the leader on the inside. Ontario-bred Dapper Dude was rallying furiously on the outside to erase a four-length deficit. When they hit the wire in Saturday’s $18,000 Winners Over Life/Preferred Handicap Pace, the camera couldn’t separate on

Latest Desire Triples In Miami Valley Open

February 18, 2017:

Latest Desire made it three-in-a-row in O-hi-o on Saturday night (February 18) at Miami Valley Raceway, capturing the $22,000 Open I Pace again despite being assigned the outermost post position in the field of on

SC Rewind: The Filion Pace

February 18, 2017:

In this week's Rewind, Robert Smith recalls a rather rare happening on New Years Day 1975. The members of a famous Quebec racing family gathered to put on a memorable show for the racing patrons at Connaught Park in Hull and had a lot of fun in the on

All In The Family For Wellwoods

February 18, 2017:

Bill Wellwood accomplished much with his thoughtful attention to detail as a trainer and harness horseman, quite enough to be inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of on

Dusty Lane Zendaya Wins WEG Debut

February 18, 2017:

Prince Edward Island-bred Dusty Lane Zendaya was victorious in her WEG Circuit debut, winning in a 1:54.4 Canadian season's record for a three-year-old pacing on

McKee "Looking Better Every Day"

February 18, 2017:

The family of Sam McKee has provided another progress report on the Hall of Famer after he suffered a serious stroke earlier this on

Masse Sweeps Fraser Stakes Finals

February 18, 2017:

Its Eds Idea and Light The Shadow finally had the chance to shine, winning a pair of four-year-old stakes finals for trainer/driver Serge Masse and owner Lucy Raymond on Friday night (February 17) at Fraser Downs following recent cancellations at the Surrey on

Waasmula Tops Woodbine Distaffers

February 17, 2017:

Millionaire pacing mare Waasmula closed off the cover of favourite Bernadette and defeated that foe at the wire to notch her 30th career win in the featured $25,000 distaff pace on Friday night (February 17) at Woodbine on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Returns

February 17, 2017:

"People act surprised and question that I'm not racing him now and I'm like 'this horse raced more than any three-year-old, and he raced as much as any four-year-old, and better than any three- and four-year-old I've seen in recent years' and everybody says 'there's something wrong with him'." on

SC, Forest City Announce The London Selected Yearling Sale

February 14, 2017:

Standardbred Canada and Forest City Standardbred Sales Inc. are proud to announce that agreement in principle has been reached to combine the two yearling sales into one which is scheduled to take place at the Western Fair District Metroland Media Agriplex in London, Ont. on the weekend of October 14 and 15, on

Inside The Richest Handicapping Tourney

February 17, 2017:

"It feels like being on the floor of a stock exchange during a market crash, or if everyone in a Price Is Right studio audience each drank a pot of coffee. It's the horse racing Hunger Games, but instead of Katniss Everdeen everyone looks like your wayward uncle who enjoys playing the ponies." on

Response To NY Glaucine Rulings

February 17, 2017:

On Friday, February 17, lawyer and Standardbred horse owner Howard Taylor issued a response to the New York State Gaming Commission’s statement and handling of the glaucine positives that were produced in New York on

Rollie Wilson Passes

February 17, 2017:

Rollie C. Wilson, 96, of Galion, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Magnolia Terrace in Galion where he had been a resident for the past three on

Peter Lyons Passes

February 17, 2017:

Peter Lyons, a regular trainer and owner at Kawartha Downs during the 1970s and ‘80s, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ont. on February 11. He was on

OSAS Show Dates Announced

February 17, 2017:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s 2017 show dates have been announced as July 16 and September on

McIntosh To Head East

February 17, 2017:

It has been announced that Hall of Fame horseman Bob McIntosh will soon be heading to the Maritimes for the first on

Ontario Racing's Strategic Direction

February 15, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to share its board-approved strategic directional on

Rideau Race Date Added

February 17, 2017:

Officials with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario have announced that they have approved a change to Rideau Carleton Raceway’s 2017 race date on

AGCO Releases Finding Report

February 16, 2017:

In the spring of 2016, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) launched its ‘Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario’ project, directed at modernizing the regulatory rules that govern horse racing in on

Impact Of VLTs On NY Racing Examined

February 16, 2017:

"I’ve said to many people that if you want to make money in [harness] racing, this is the best opportunity you’ve had in many, many years." on

Glaucine Positives Addressed In NY

February 16, 2017:

On Thursday, February 16, the New York State Gaming Commission announced significant, nation-leading action in addressing the presence of the alkaloid glaucine in the urine and plasma of on

New Heat Sensor In The Works

February 16, 2017:

Farm & Food Care Ontario is partnering with Ontario’s farm mutual insurance companies and Hamilton-based engineering company Harvest Robotics to create a heat sensor that can be installed in barns to help prevent on

Blanchard Comments On Sale Merger

February 15, 2017:

Following Tuesday's announcement regarding the Canadian Yearling Sale and Forest City Yearling Sale merger, The Raceway's manager Greg Blanchard has commented on Western Fair District serving as the venue of what will be the biggest Standardbred yearling sale in on

National Rules & Regulations Survey

February 6, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is launching a national vote on whether our members want to see one set of rules for all racing in on

Stay Mindful Of EHV-1 Signs

February 15, 2017:

It’s that time of year again when horses are returning home from racing, training and competition grounds south of the on

Update On Daylon Magician

February 15, 2017:

After just two starts in 2016, will O'Brien Award winner Daylon Magician return to the races? on

Canadian Submissions Wanted For 2017 International Media Awards

February 14, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is calling for entries for the 2017 International Media Awards competition which is a component of the World Trotting Conference to be held in Charlottetown, PEI this on

MacDonald Ambassador Of The Year

February 14, 2017:

Once again the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club reached out to you in search of a special harness racing ambassador for on

2016 SBOA Award Winners

February 12, 2017:

In 2016, Ontario Sired and Ontario Bred horses once again made history, both within the Ontario Sires Stakes program -- producing two new, all-time speed records, as well as just the third competitor to ever go undefeated through two seasons -- and beyond its borders, with, among others, a Little Brown Jug on

Letter Of Intent Published

February 10, 2017:

As part of its information session on Friday (February 10), Ontario Racing published the executed Letter Of Intent (LOI), the nonbinding legal document which underpins the proposed long-term funding agreement for horse racing in on

Stallion Auction For Benevolent Fund

February 11, 2017:

Harness Racing B.C. (HRBC) has announced it will be hosting a fundraiser for the Benevolent Fund and will be auctioning off breedings to a variety of stallions via a Sealed-Bid on

2017 Standardbred Horse Improvement Program (HIP) Details

February 10, 2017:

As part of Ontario Racing’s (OR) vision to be the customer-focused leader and representative voice of a world class horse racing industry, OR has been tasked with directing breed improvement programs, including the Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP) on

Governance Changes For Ontario Racing

February 9, 2017:

Ontario Racing (OR) is pleased to announce that OR governance has continued to evolve to ensure the Board of Directors is representative of the broader horse racing industry and to ensure that OR is led by experienced and knowledgeable on

2017 OSS Schedule Released

February 9, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to release the 2017 Ontario Sires Stakes race on

Post Time With Dan Gall

February 6, 2017:

"In early January as I was watching the World Junior Hockey gold medal game between Canada and the United States, I felt terribly disappointed at the end, when after three hours of incredibly exciting hockey, we watched the gold medal awarded with a passive, slow and boring shootout" on / continuer à lire

Preliminary Long Term Funding Consultation Report Released

February 3, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to release a preliminary report that summarizes the views and perspectives received from industry stakeholders regarding a proposed long term funding framework for horse racing in on

2016 O’Brien Voting Results

January 31, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has released the breakdown of the voting for the 2016 O'Brien Awards. The ceremony took place Saturday, January 28, 2017, at the Hilton Mississauga/ Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, on

2017 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 10, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2017 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide on

Open Letter To SC's Ontario Members

December 19, 2016:

The following is an open letter penned by Dan Gall, Standardbred Canada's President & CEO, to the organization's Ontario-based on

Up To Date With '17 Eligibility Fees?

December 5, 2016:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2017 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in on

National Survey On Horse Racing

November 16, 2016:

The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, in close collaboration with Standardbred Canada, is undertaking a National study on the horse racing industry. The study seeks to come to a better understanding of the horse racing industry in Canada and to draw a picture of those who are active in the on

Are You Ready To Race?

June 2, 2016:

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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