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Tetrick Sweeps Dayton Derbies

October 24, 2014:

The night was supposed to belong to Foiled Again and Creatine, but although each raced very creditably neither was able to capture a Grand Circuit Dayton Derby on Friday night at Hollywood Gaming Dayton Raceway....read on

Charmed Life Cruises In Preferred

October 24, 2014:

When it comes to closing speed, not many trotters on the WEG circuit can match the power of Charmed Life....read on

Lutetium Wins Open; Six For Morrill

October 24, 2014:

One of the finer fields of top class trotters was assembled Friday at Batavia Downs and although the race had the look of a competitive contest, Lutetium proved once again he’s one tough trotter to beat as he won the $9,500 Open feature....read on

Opens Highlight Yonkers Card

October 24, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway’s Friday night $35,000 co-featured Open Handicaps—one for distaff pacers and one for trotters—were won by a pocketed Set Me Up and a two-move Meladys Monet....read on

Sugar Crisp Tops Nova Scotia Sale

October 24, 2014:

The Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Select Yearling Sale took place Friday in the Agridome at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds in Truro, Nova Scotia, with 34 youngsters going through the ring....read on

Somwherovrarainbow Steamrolls Foes

October 24, 2014:

Ted Gewertz and Diamond Creek Racing's Somwherovrarainbow regained her winning ways at Harrah's Philadelphia on Friday afternoon in the $35,000 Filly & Mare Open Pace....read on

Murderers Row Repeats At The Meadows

October 24, 2014:

Murderers Row mowed ‘em down again Friday at The Meadows, capturing her second straight in a late-closing series for freshman filly trotters....read on

Red Mile Expansion, In Pictures

October 24, 2014:

It was announced earlier this week that a partnership between the Red Mile and Keeneland will see the Lexington Standardbred track renovated and expanded in order to house 1,000 ‘Instant Racing’ terminals, which are also known as the slot-like ‘Historical Racing’ machines....read on

Mike Lamoureux Passes

October 24, 2014:

Trot Insider has learned that horseman Mike Lamoureux has passed away at the age of 32....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

Owners Relish Rivalry Rematch

October 24, 2014:

“We have had so many great battles over the years, especially in the summer of 2012 when Commander Crowe took all the early season honours and then Sebastian K won most of the late season battles. It was a great summer of racing.”...read on

Cup, Maple Leaf Trot Winners Return

October 24, 2014:

Former Pepsi North America Cup and Maple Leaf Trot winners highlighted an action-packed qualifying session Friday morning at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Kawartha Season Concludes Saturday

October 24, 2014:

At the start of 2014 it appeared that horse racing would no longer take place at Kawartha Downs in Fraserville, Ont., which had hosted harness races for more than 40 years....read on

Wagering/Refund Notice From Yonkers

October 24, 2014:

Officials from Yonkers Raceway have announced the details of an important wagering/refund notice in relation to the track’s card of live racing from Saturday, October 18....read on

Working Group Members Sought

October 24, 2014:

Ontario Horse Racing, which is the Program Administrator of the Horse Improvement Program, has announced that it is seeking volunteers to participate in a Working Group. The mandate of the group is to develop a number of ideas and scenarios to address the declining horse supply for the 2017 Standardbred Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Program....read on

Buddy Campbell On Tap At Red Shores

October 24, 2014:

Three-year-old trotters will do battle Saturday at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park in the final of the Buddy Campbell Memorial....read on

Thunder Ridge To Lose Licence?

October 24, 2014:

Officials from Keeneland have announced that they have a financial deal in place to acquire the racing licence for Standardbred track Thunder Ridge....read on

Romo Inducted Into Hometown Hall

October 24, 2014:

After 41 years of racing Standardbreds, Maritimes harness racing veteran Danny Romo was recognized by his hometown on Wednesday, October 22, as he was inducted into the Sackville Sports Heritage Hall of Fame....read on

It's Miller Time!

October 23, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway’s stakes-stuffed Saturday night program has all the required-by-law ingredients....read on

Track Part Of Cigarette Waste Program

October 24, 2014:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that it will once again participate in Waste Reduction Week in Ontario, which will take place from October 20-26....read on

Successful Pilot Project Now Complete

October 24, 2014:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced the successful completion of the Horses Offering People Encouragement (HOPE) pilot project....read on

Dover Downs Meet Information

October 24, 2014:

The first draw for the upcoming Dover Downs meet will take place on Monday, October 27....read on

New Territory For Commander Crowe

October 23, 2014:

"We hope for the best. In Europe we know the track, we know what to do. But in America, we don’t know so much. We don’t know the track, we don’t know which (post) is the best; it’s a little new to us. If it’s a race in France or Scandinavia, I could say, yes, that’s good. We’ll see.”...read on

Douglas ‘Doug’ Hyatt Passes

October 23, 2014:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Standardbred owner Douglas ‘Doug’ Hyatt of Milton, Ont. passed away peacefully this morning (Thursday, October 23) surrounded by family at the Ian Anderson House hospice in Oakville, Ont. He was 81....read on

Maven, Sweet Lou Win Qualifiers

October 23, 2014:

After suffering back-to-back losses for the first time since March, pacing powerhouse Sweet Lou put in a Thursday morning tightener ahead of a possible stakes test next Friday....read on

Rewarding Return To Fall Four Finals

October 23, 2014:

On Saturday, Governor's Cup elimination winner Pierce Hanover will give trainer and co-owner Ken Sucee a second serious shot at a Fall Four Final win. This time around, he'll be able to enjoy the race in person and in full health....read on

Nuncio Seeks His Second 'Jewel'

October 22, 2014:

“Father Patrick, he’s [Wayne] Gretzky or Michael Jordan. There’s no effort. Nuncio really has to work at it to be what he is. The other one, he’s just got it. But Nuncio has got a hell of an attitude; a great attitude.”...read on

Waples Tribute Night Auction Online

October 20, 2014:

The online auction component of the Keith & Ron Waples Tribute Night is now live with a multitude of stellar items....read on

2014 Stallion Reports Due

October 6, 2014:

A reminder and notice to stallion owners that stallion reports for Canadian stallions can now be completed online....read on

Final Exhibition Park Card Saturday

October 23, 2014:

Horse Racing New Brunswick will host the province’s final live racing card of the season at Exhibition Park Raceway on Saturday, October 25. First-race post time for the six-dash card is 2 p.m. and a number of special events will be taking place....read on

Update: Harness The Hope On Friday

October 22, 2014:

The Raceway at the Western Fair District will host its ninth annual Harness The Hope Night this Friday with proceeds going to benefit the Breast Cancer Society of Canada....read on

Rideau Race Date Amendments

October 22, 2014:

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that its director has approved Rideau Carleton Raceway Holdings Ltd.’s application for 2014/2015 race date amendments for Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

A Living Legend Is Turning 100

October 22, 2014:

On Halloween this year while children and the ‘young at heart’ will be out trick or treating in the neighborhoods, an unsung hero in the sport of harness racing will be celebrating his 100th birthday....read on

Stakes Galore At Yonkers Saturday

October 21, 2014:

Post positions have been procured for Yonkers Raceway’s stakes-stuffed Saturday night program, which features more than $1.5 million in purses for the five features, a $20,000 guaranteed all-stakes-race Pick 5 pool and a free t-shirt while supplies last....read on

Fall Four Highlights Big Woodbine Card

October 21, 2014:

The finest two-year-olds in harness racing will take centre stage this Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack, as the Fall Four Stakes highlight a $2.1-million card....read on

Gingras On Lyons Again, Fall Four

October 21, 2014:

After guiding Lyons Again to his first career win in his Governor’s Cup elimination at Woodbine last weekend, driver Yannick Gingras believes it is just the start for the two-year-old male pacer....read on

Maven To Burke Barn

October 21, 2014:

Of all the older racehorse divisions, trainer Ron Burke's stable certainly doesn't boast the power in the older trotting mare class that he does in the older pacing mare and older horse & gelding ranks. That is about to change....read on

Last Call! ID Technician In P.E.I.

October 20, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island for the final time this year on Monday, October 27, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Carving Her Own Path

October 20, 2014:

In the midst of a four-day run, in which he won a slew of major stakes races at various tracks across North America, Hall of Fame trainer Jimmy Takter put aside his own accomplishments to heap praise on his daughter, Nancy Johansson....read on

Alibi Seelster Tops Mixed Sale

October 19, 2014:

Talented pacing filly Alibi Seelster fetched the highest price at Sunday's 2014 Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale....read on

Offering Advice For New Owners

October 19, 2014:

Trainers and drivers with experience owning racehorses share their honest advice for owners looking to get into harness racing in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

SC Rewind: Shining The Silver Tray

October 18, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a special silver tray that has been in his family for many years and also traces the origins of silver items being awarded as prizes for sporting events....read on

Seeking Calendar Contributions

October 15, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing's Fan Club Team is publishing a 2015 calendar on the 'Heart of Harness Racing' with the support of several associations and racetracks across the country and we need your contributions....read on

What Were You Doing In 1974?

October 13, 2014:

This December, Trot Magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary! To help Trot celebrate, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is looking for interesting stories and anecdotes about what you were doing in harness racing in 1974 -- 40 years ago....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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