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Dunn Sends Canada A Message

March 4, 2015:

After taking over the 2015 World Driving Championship with a dominant performance, New Zealand's Dexter Dunn decided to take over Jody Jamieson's video blog on the Standardbred Canada website....read on

Last Call: Hall Of Fame Nominations

February 27, 2015:

Is there a horse or person that you think should be added to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2015? Someone who should join such racing icons as Northern Dancer, Somebeachsomewhere, John Campbell, or Sandy Hawley?...read on

2015 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 6, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has released the first list of 2015 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Canada Hosts The World In 2017

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it will host the 2017 World Trotting Conference and World Driving Championship....read on

Flamboro Training Hours Reminder

March 4, 2015:

Flamboro Downs would like to remind horsemen of its hours for training....read on

Robinson In-To-Go At Woodbine

March 3, 2015:

It hasn't happened for more than a decade but on Friday three horses entered at Woodbine Racetrack will be sent out by trainer Bill Robinson....read on

Smith Appeal – Reasons For Decision

March 4, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 4, the Ontario Racing Commission released its Reasons for Decision in regard to the allowing of an appeal by Bert Smith....read on

American Teletimer Buys ONTrack

March 4, 2015:

American Teletimer Corporation, a family-owned and operated business since 1938, has expanded its presence in the Canadian market with the purchase of ONTrack Media & Entertainment Inc....read on

Carryover, Pool Guarantee At Pompano

March 4, 2015:

Carryovers and guaranteed pools will highlight the Wednesday night action at the Isle Casino Pompano Park....read on

New Amateur Club To Race At The Big M

March 4, 2015:

The Meadowlands and the GSY Amateur Racing Club have announced that a regular schedule of races will be geared toward amateur driver participation at the Meadowlands Racetrack every Friday, beginning on March 20....read on

Sunshine Meadows’ Stable Roster Update

February 13, 2015:

Officials with the Sunshine Meadows Equestrian Village in Delray Beach, Florida have released the second installment of the village’s stable roster, which includes two and three-year-olds and older horses that are currently in training on the premises....read on

Pacer Remains Unbeaten For Burke

March 3, 2015:

Terror Of The Nite opened an eight-length lead at the three-quarters, then coasted home to capture a division of Tuesday’s Walter Russell Memorial Pace at The Meadows....read on

Un, Deux, Trois, Quatre, Cinq

March 3, 2015:

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before...Dan Dube, Yonkers Raceway’s leading driver thus far in 2015, won five more races Tuesday afternoon....read on

Multiple Tracks Cancel Tuesday

March 3, 2015:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District have announced that the track has cancelled its scheduled card of live racing for Tuesday, March 3 and that the track will be closed for training on Wednesday morning....read on

Anndrovette Set To Return

March 3, 2015:

After winning her fourth straight Dan Patch and O'Brien Award for Older Pacing Mare in 2014, Anndrovette will return this week in search of an unprecedented fifth straight divisional title....read on

Meadowlands Cancels Three Stakes

March 3, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that due to an insufficient number of nominations, three events from the February 15 deadline have been cancelled and refunds will be issued....read on

Giddy Up & Gallop Details

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is partnering with Grand River Raceway to deliver a fresh twist on its popular running race, ‘Giddy Up & Gallop.’...read on

Ten Drivers Win Races On Big M Card

March 3, 2015:

This past Saturday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack, 10 different drivers won races during the track’s 13-race program....read on

Cause Of Deadly Barn Fire Determined

March 3, 2015:

On Monday, March 2, Woodford County fire chief John Varner announced the cause of the February 25 barn fire in Kentucky that claimed the lives of six Thoroughbred yearlings....read on

Lupul's 'Nightmare' Comes True

March 2, 2015:

Prior to Monday night's card at Woodbine Racetrack, pinch-hitting racecaller Dawn Lupul was lamenting calling the name of a certain horse in the first race. As it turns out, that horse would be prominent in the finish....read on

Date Switch For Meadowlands Qualifiers

March 3, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the track has been forced to postpone its qualifying session that was scheduled for Friday (March 6) until Saturday (March 7)....read on

Symposium Transcripts Now Online

March 3, 2015:

Officials with the Race Track Industry Program at the University of Arizona have announced that the transcripts and PowerPoint presentations from the 2014 Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming are now available online....read on

Yonkers Announces Sunday Post Times

March 3, 2015:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have announced the first-race post times for its next two Sunday matinees, which will take place on March 8 and 15....read on

More Florida Meetings Underway

March 3, 2015:

Harness Horsemen International's annual meetings got underway Monday (March 2) at the Embassy Suites Deerfield Beach Resort & Spa, Deerfield Beach, Fla....read on

Jockey Suspended For Twitter Use

March 2, 2015:

It has been reported that a jockey has been banned from riding for one month due to using Twitter during a race meet....read on

Bouvier Revives Career At 84

March 2, 2015:

People that get a taste of the horse racing industry tend to be lifelong participants, even if they try to walk away from the sport at one time or another. Case in point being veteran horseman Marcel Bouvier, who at age 84 is probably now quoting Al Pacino’s fictional character, Michael Corleone, from The Godfather saga. “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.”...read on

2015 World Driving Tour In Photos

March 2, 2015:

Trot Insider has compiled a photo gallery that spans the 2015 World Driving Championship tour, both on and off the track....read on

Familiar Faces Top Leaderboard

March 1, 2015:

The battles continue atop the trainer and driver standings as two months of the 2015 Canadian harness racing season have now concluded....read on

Chaplaincy Adds Luck Be Withyou

March 1, 2015:

The latest headliner to join John Fielding’s 2014 Dan Patch winner Shake It Cerry and 21 others in the "Stable That God Loves" in support of the Standardbred Chaplaincy of Canada is 2013 Breeders Crown winner Luck Be Withyou, owned by Toronto horseman John Craig....read on

Dunn Crowned World Champion

February 28, 2015:

New Zealand's Dexter Dunn was officially crowned the 2015 World Driving Champion after closing out the 20-heat international harness driving challenge with one final victory on Sunday, March 1 at Tabcorp Park Menangle in Australia during the Inter Dominion Grand Final card....read on

Harness Racing's Flying Drivers

February 28, 2015:

"It's exhilarating. He brings you down fast, and that's the best part. You get that feeling in your chest like you're going over a big hill or dropping out of a roller coaster. It was a lot of fun."...read on

SC Rewind: Mohawk's Neighbourhood

February 28, 2015:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the impact of establishing Mohawk Racetrack on the surrounding area....read on

Meadowlands Statement On Simulcasting

February 27, 2015:

Meadowlands Racetrack issued a statement on Friday evening (Feb. 27) regarding the ongoing simulcasting dispute between Monarch Content Management Company and the MidAtlantic Cooperative LLC....read on

The Lighter Side Of The Tour

February 27, 2015:

It's all competition on the track, but away from the World Driving Championship there is an abundance of camaraderie....read on

Clements, James Support Can-Am

February 27, 2015:

The Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo, Canada's largest equine education and promotional event, welcomes industry veterans Norm Clements and Ed James as supporters of the show....read on

Driving A Dream

February 27, 2015:

Every day, Susan Karrel has the privilege of being reminded that dreams do matter. As President of the Nova Scotia Driving Society and owner of a horse who bears an inspirational name, she knows what it means to be living a dream....read on

Equine Herpes Warning For Ontario

February 27, 2015:

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

Amended Dates For Ontario Tracks

February 25, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that the Hanover Raceway application for amendment to the track’s 2015 race date schedule has been approved. The ORC also announced that Great Canadian Gaming Corporation has requested approval for a variance to the 2015 race-date schedules at Flamboro Downs and Georgian Downs....read on

Sedins Looking To Tackle Stakes

February 24, 2015:

The North American harness racing aspirations of Daniel and Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks have been profiled in an extensive piece for ESPN....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Date Set

February 13, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the details surrounding the 2015 edition of the Canadian Yearling Sale, with entries now being accepted....read on

Ont. Breeders Win Document Access

February 10, 2015:

The group of Ontario's Standardbred breeders currently engaged in legal proceedings against the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. (OLG) recently received a decision in their favour from the province's Superior Court....read on

Standardbred Canada Election Results

February 9, 2015:

On Friday, February 6, Standardbred Canada elected its Officers & Executive Committee for 2015....read on

2014 O’Brien Award Winners

February 7, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the winners of the 2014 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s champions in harness racing over the past season. The annual Black Tie Gala was held Saturday, February 7 in Mississauga, Ontario, at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre....read on

Here Come The Foals Of 2015

January 30, 2015:

As the calendar approaches the end of January, more and more of harness racing's future stars will be hitting the ground and taking their first steps....read on

Up To Date With '15 Eligibility Fees?

December 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2015 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2015....read on

Updated Stallion Info Required

November 25, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners and lessees to submit their updated 2015 stallions for the online stallion directory....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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