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Update: Allerage Groundwater Mystery

November 20, 2017:

In the spring of 2016, the Standardbred Canada website ran a story in regard to the disproportionately high amount of dysphagia cases that occurred at Jeff Gural’s Allerage Farms location in Pennsylvania. Now it appears that Gural is closer to getting some answers....read on

Waasmula Retired

November 20, 2017:

Along with his father Thomas, Brent Vincent bred his Apaches Fame mare Waasmowin to Million Dollar Cam roughly a decade ago. The result was a brown lass named Waasmula. In announcing the Waasmula’s retirement to Trot Insider, Brent has described the millionaire earner as “a little guy’s dream.”...read on

‘Beach’ Undergoing Chemotherapy

November 19, 2017:

Brent MacGrath has confirmed with Trot Insider that the great Somebeachsomewhere recently had a small cancerous mass removed and has begun a six-week round of chemotherapy....read on

Roland Lecomte Passes

November 20, 2017:

Longtime horse owner Roland Lecomte of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec passed away at his home on Friday, November 17 at the age of 85....read on

Berta ‘Bert’ Robbins Passes

November 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Flamboro Downs employee Berta ‘Bert’ Robbins passed away on Sunday, November 19 at the age of 71....read on

Busy December Set For ‘The Raceway’

November 20, 2017:

The Raceway at Western Fair District is gearing up for another busy and exciting holiday season which will feature 14 programs of live racing during the month of December and some exciting events to go along with it....read on

LandMark 11 Shares Extended

November 20, 2017:

The organizers of the ‘fractional’ ownership group LandMark 11 Racing Stable have extended the date to purchase shares until Tuesday, December 12....read on

Yearling Showcase This Saturday

November 20, 2017:

This is a busy time of year for everyone. With the completion of the yearling sales, trainers are focusing on showcasing their 2017 purchases, and it all starts this coming weekend....read on

Yonkers' Sunday Post Time Announced

November 20, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway has announced a post time for its upcoming Sunday matinee....read on

Ariana G Named NJSS Horse Of The Year

November 20, 2017:

Ariana G has been selected as the New Jersey Sire Stakes’ Horse of the Year for 2017....read on

Haughton Appointed At Yonkers

November 20, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway has named Robert ‘Cammie’ Haughton to the newly-created position of director of racing....read on

Carryovers At Pompano Monday

November 20, 2017:

Only two betting favourites emerged victorious on Sunday evening (November19) at Pompano Park, thus leaving a slew of carryovers for patrons on Monday night’s eight-race card....read on

Hanover’s 2018 Service Fee Roster

November 20, 2017:

Officials with Hanover Shoe Farms have released Hanover’s 2018 service fee roster....read on

Top Wins For Unabating, Canadian Edition

November 19, 2017:

Unabating returned to Rideau Carleton Raceway's winner's circle on Sunday night (November 19) after top trainer/driver Guy Gagnon fashioned a front-end trip aboard the nine-year-old gelding in the co-featured $8,550 Winners Over Handicap Trot....read on

Maxim Seelster Wires Preferred Mares

November 19, 2017:

There was no stopping even-money favourite Maxim Seelster, or driver Bob McClure for that matter, on Sunday night (November 19) at Flamboro Downs as they led from start to finish in the $10,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Pace....read on

Juvenile Stakes Featured At Fraser

November 19, 2017:

Stakes action kicked off Fraser Downs’ Sunday (November 19) program of live racing, as two divisions of both the Fraser Miss for two-year-old pacing fillies and Dan Ingram Memorial for two-year-old male pacers were front and centre from the word 'go.'...read on

Red Shores Preferred To ‘Adkins’

November 19, 2017:

Adkins Hanover does his best work with his foes behind him, and he showed how well those tactics work during the Sunday afternoon (November 19) Preferred Pace at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Woggy Rocks In Truro Feature

November 19, 2017:

The wagering public sent them off as the 2-1 second choice on Sunday (November 19) at Truro Raceway, and, in return, pilot Paul Langille and Woggy Rocks made it worth the punters’ while, as the duo clicked in the $1,575 Winners Over pace and produced a tidy $7.10 win mutuel....read on

Charmed Life Beats The Boys Again

November 19, 2017:

Odds-on Charmed Life (Yannick Gingras, $3.50) slapped the boys silly yet again on Sunday afternoon (November 19), as she won the $40,000 Open Trot at a windy Yonkers Raceway....read on

Rubber Duck Triples With Pocono Win

November 19, 2017:

Rubber Duck, who has done his best racing on the front end in recent starts, worked out a pocket trip on a 34-degree night and came on to get a half-length decision over tough pacesetter Classicality while taking Sunday’s $25,000 Winners Over Handicap Trot in 1:53.2 Sunday night (November 19) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Six Straight For Smalltownthrowdown

November 19, 2017:

Smalltownthrowdown ran his win streak up to six taking the Open Trot at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Sunday afternoon (November 19)....read on

Hippodrome Holds Champions Gala

November 19, 2017:

The annual Champions Gala, which honoured the top horsemen and women and the leading horses of the 2017 harness racing season in Quebec, was held on Saturday (November 18) at the Hippodrome 3R....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

November 19, 2017:

During late spring and the summer, I met with the Standardbred Canada team to share with them results and feedback that was received from our focus groups, and the formal and informal meetings I had held with our members and stakeholders...read on / continuer à lire

Eyes On A Bigger Prize

November 19, 2017:

When two-year-old trotter Alarm Detector won the $400,000 William Wellwood Memorial final at Mohawk Racetrack two months ago, co-owner Claude Hamel thought he'd get his first Breeders Crown starter this year. It didn't happen....read on

Update To Batavia Draw Schedule

November 19, 2017:

Horsepeople that are currently racing at Batavia Downs are reminded of the draw schedule changes for the week of US Thanksgiving....read on

Dr. Jack Swagler Passes

November 19, 2017:

Dr. Jack P. Swagler passed away on Friday (November 17) at the age of 79....read on

McNair, Grant Cop Woodbine Preferreds

November 19, 2017:

Four trips to victory lane was worth getting plastered in mud for driver Doug McNair during the soggy Saturday evening card at Woodbine Racetrack, and two of those wins came in the Preferred ranks....read on

Meadowlands Hosts Fall Four Elims

November 18, 2017:

A parade of two-year-old stars was on display Saturday evening at The Meadowlands as rookies rumbled in eliminations of the Three Diamonds, Goldsmith Maid, Valley Victory and Governor’s Cup....read on

Marion Marauder Done For 2017

November 18, 2017:

Following a 10-start campaign through his four-year-old season, Marion Marauder, trotting Triple Crown winner and earner of over $2.6-million, has been shut down for the year, and is planned to comeback in 2018 as a five-year-old....read on

SC Rewind: Albatross At Greenwood

November 18, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith remembers the all-time great horse Albatross and recounts the day he came to Toronto's Greenwood Raceway and triumphed in the 1972 Canadian Pacing Derby....read on

New Home For Vintage Master

November 18, 2017:

Vintage Master (p,1:48.1, $2,162,979), the richest living son of Western Ideal, will be taking up a new residence for the 2018 breeding season....read on

The Stable: Horses Feed People?

November 17, 2017:

There’s a fierce rivalry brewing between the 110 racehorses and their 362 owners at The Stable in Guelph. But it’s not about which horses can trot or pace the quickest race....read on

OLG Releases Quarterly Results

November 17, 2017:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) have released their industry performance results for the first quarter of the 2017-2018 fiscal year....read on

Twaddle: HOF Honour "Full Circle"

November 17, 2017:

“It’s all full circle.” Meadows-based trainer Tim Twaddle, who enjoyed a lengthy driving career in Pennsylvania and California, will return to his native Ontario this Thursday (November 23) to be inducted into the St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame....read on

Update: Caesars To Acquire Centaur

November 17, 2017:

Caesars Entertainment Corporation announced on Thursday (November 16) it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Centaur Holdings, LLC—including 2017 Breeders Crown host Hoosier Park and its sister track Indiana Grand—for $1.7 billion....read on

Artspeak Coming To Canada

November 17, 2017:

On Friday (November 17), it was announced that 2014 Dan Patch and O'Brien Award winner Artspeak will stand stud in Ontario for the 2018 breeding season....read on

Muscle Massive On The Move

November 17, 2017:

Hanover Shoe Farms has announced that Muscle Massive, winner of the 2010 Hambletonian, will have a new home for the 2018 breeding season....read on

Hollywood Ending To A ‘JackPot’ Win

November 16, 2017:

A Toronto-area couple enjoying a Friday night movie at home got a surprise ending that seemingly only Hollywood writers could manufacture....read on

Notice Regarding Rideau Race Office

November 16, 2017:

Officials in the Mohawk Racetrack race office have announced that race office functions for Rideau Carleton Raceway will be centralized out of the Mohawk race office, effective Monday, November 20....read on

Flamboro Closing For Training

November 15, 2017:

Officials with Flamboro Downs wish to advise horsemen of an impending closure to the track for training purposes....read on

'Welcome To Winter' Contest Winner Is...

November 15, 2017:

The results are in for the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Welcome To Winter Online Handicapping Contest!...read on

The Fastest Of The Fast Pacers

November 15, 2017:

Without factoring post position, if the 15 fastest pacers in harness racing history were placed in a race, which horse would win?...read on

A 'Real' Game-Changer For Fillion

November 14, 2017:

"I have a special thought for this horse every single night, thanking him for what he's given us. Thanks to him, I've been able to buy other horses, stay in the game I love."...read on

Western Fair Discussions Continue

November 13, 2017:

The London Free Press has published an article about the ongoing discussions in regard to future gaming and potential expansion at the Western Fair District....read on

SC Launches Helpful Horse Tips

November 11, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has launched an Equine Health Tip feature on its website and in TROT Magazine to help owners, trainers and all participants in the industry in encouraging and promoting the safety and health of their most prized possession, the Standardbred horse....read on

Standardbred Canada Introduces One Free Month For Late Starters

November 6, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has announced that it is rolling out Late Start Eligibility to members, effective immediately....read on

Call For Cam Fella Award Submissions

November 5, 2017:

Nominations for the Cam Fella Award are now being accepted and must be received by December 1 to be considered for the 2017 award....read on

Knowing Our Audience

November 4, 2017:

During the 2017 WDC, betting from Australia and New Zealand resulted in tracks breaking long-standing records: the highest handle in Atlantic Canada, the most ever bet on Century Downs, and wagering unmatched in years on cards at Hippodrome 3R and Georgian Downs. Why did it happen?...read on / continuer a lire

2017 Media Award Submissions Wanted

November 3, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is seeking submissions for its 2017 Media Excellence Awards, to be presented at the O'Brien Awards ceremony on February 3, 2018....read on

SC Participates In Lobby Day In Ottawa

November 2, 2017:

Standardbred Canada President and CEO, Dan Gall, along with Board Director, Maurice Stewart, of Alberta, travelled to Parliament Hill to discuss issues of concern to Standardbred Canada members....read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program Update

October 5, 2017:

The Quebec Jockey Club has announced some changes to the province’s mare residency program for the 2017 breeding season....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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