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Tim Murray: Always Eyeing Talent

October 8, 2015:

On Thursday night, Buffalo Sabres' General Manager Tim Murray will be focused on his team's 2015-16 NHL debut. But for a few moments, his mind might be in Toronto. And it will have nothing to do with on

Mohawk Qualifiers Cancelled

October 8, 2015:

On Thursday, October 8, the Woodbine Entertainment Group was forced to cancel the remainder of Mohawk Racetrack's morning qualifying session after just two on

Nova Scotia Yearling Sale Still On

October 8, 2015:

Officials with the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Select Yearling Sale have informed Trot Insider that the 2015 edition of the sale will still take place on Friday, October 23, but it will take place at a different location due to the storm that recently damaged the roof of the on

Fall Extravaganza Supplements Due

October 5, 2015:

Entries for the 2015 Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale supplement catalogue will be accepted until Friday, October on

SC Services: Easy As 1-2-3

October 5, 2015:

At Standardbred Canada, we have a very strong stream of regulations, time restrictions and a graduated licensing process. We would like to introduce you to our Easy 1-2-3 Guide pertaining to some of our services and best on / continuer à lire

Dover Downs Renames Progress Pace

October 8, 2015:

Officials with Dover Downs have announced that track’s signature race, the Progress Pace, has a new name: the Hap Hansen on

Southwind Avanti Tops Third Session

October 8, 2015:

With a six-figure bid, Southwind Avanti topped the third session of the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale on Wednesday night at the Fasig-Tipton Sale Pavilion in Lexington, on

PA Fair Finals Set For Saturday

October 8, 2015:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association and The Meadows Racetrack & Casino will host the $200,000 Pennsylvania Fair Finals this Saturday under the lights in a special card, featuring horses that have been battling for points throughout the summer at 19 stops around the Commonwealth, competing in PA Sire Stakes on

Fillies Flaunt It At The Red Mile

October 7, 2015:

The Red Mile hosted four divisions of the $268,000 International Stallion Stakes (ISS) for two-year-old filly trotters on Wednesday (October 7), and Celebrity Eventsy was a wire-to-wire winner in 1:54 during the opening on

'Sareta' Lowers Mark With Flamboro Win

October 7, 2015:

The Nova Scotia-bred pacing mare Pictonian Sareta ($16.40) earned her first Flamboro Downs victory and fastest yet on Wednesday night as she dominated the field in the featured $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred on

Open Mares Headline Batavia Card

October 7, 2015:

Two divisions of $7,700 Open II pacing mares headlined the card at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night (Oct. 7) with 11 distaffers going on

Freshmen Star In Delaware Stakes

October 7, 2015:

A trotting extravaganza was displayed at Harrington Raceway on Wednesday with 13 trotting races on the program, including four divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Stakes for two-year-old on

Track Record Carryover At Red Mile

October 7, 2015:

Having been in existence since 1875, The Red Mile is the second oldest harness track in the United States. However, it will move into uncharted territory on Thursday afternoon’s Grand Circuit on

Hughes And Campbell Battle For Lead

October 7, 2015:

The battle for top driver continues into Thursday’s program at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving on

Stewart Hopes To See Creatine Flex

October 7, 2015:

“Who knows who is going to get the best trip out of a 10-horse field on a half-mile track, but we like our starting position, I can tell you that.” on

Doug Hie Profiled

October 7, 2015:

"When you sit behind them and they are doing everything right ... they make you feel good… That makes it all worthwhile." on

Menary On His Super Final Starters

October 7, 2015:

Dave Menary will arrive at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday evening with eight Super Final contenders, including two divisional point leaders, but the Cambridge, Ont. resident says his starters have their work cut out for them in the Ontario Sires Stakes program’s $2 million season on

Meet Your Fave Personality!

October 7, 2015:

If you could have lunch with anyone in Canadian harness racing, who would that be? Is there a favourite driver you would like to sit down and break bread with or maybe it’s an owner or trainer...or maybe it’s your favourite track announcer, handicapper or a writer? on

Standardbreds Find Second Career

October 7, 2015:

Standardbreds are pretty well known for being quite a versatile breed after their days on the racetrack are over. They show well. They serve as calming influences to special-needs children. They even connect with incarcerated convicts and build truly special bonds. Now, a rancher is showing even another aspect of Standardbreds’ on

Charlottetown Driving Park Date Added

October 7, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park has added another live race date to its 2015 schedule of live on

Quebec's Drivers Tournament Set

October 7, 2015:

Driver Robert Shepherd has had a memorable year already at Hippodrome 3R, but he’ll have an opportunity to embellish it further on on

Pacer Earns 67th Straight Cheque

October 7, 2015:

Paul and Patricia O'Neil's ultra-consistent Godiva Seelster used a :27.1 finale to hold Just A Bee safe at the wire in Pompano Park's $10,000 Open Pace for Mares on Tuesday on

'Meet My Horse' Contest Winner

October 7, 2015:

Terri McLeod McNair of Guelph, Ontario, is the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Zoom Photo Challenge winner for on

Sister To Snow White Tops Day 2

October 7, 2015:

A regally-bred trotting filly topped Tuesday’s second session of this year’s Lexington Selected Yearling Sale, as Thats All Moni fetched a top bid of $230, on

‘Wakizashi’ Is Breeders Crown Bound

October 6, 2015:

Wakizashi Hanover turned in a sharp tune-up for the Breeders Crown when he won effortlessly in Tuesday’s Keystone Classic at The Meadows. Yankee Bounty took the other division of the $69,750 stake for three-year-old colt and gelding on

Stage Set For Super Finals

October 6, 2015:

The brightest pacing and trotting stars of the Ontario Sires Stakes program will make their way to Woodbine Racetrack this Saturday, as the Rexdale oval hosts the $2-million Super on

Friday’s International Stallion Stakes Set

October 6, 2015:

The Friday afternoon (October 9) live program at the Red Mile has attracted three divisions for the $224,100 International Stallion Stakes (ISS) for two-year-old filly pacers and four divisions for the $272,000 ISS for two-year-old colt and gelding on

Norman On ‘Bee’s 'International' Post

October 6, 2015:

“I think we got a good spot… I think there will be a lot of early speed and I don’t know if you want to be involved in it.” on

The Positive Impact Of Alberta Racing

October 6, 2015:

Alberta’s horse racing industry recently assembled a video public service announcement which highlights some of the positive economic impacts that the industry has on the on

Ontario Sired Filly Making Headlines

October 6, 2015:

"I think anytime you have a filly that wants to go forward at all times, that’s a good thing." on

Woodbine’s Hi 5 Climbs To $446K

October 6, 2015:

Arazi was a wire-to-wire winner in Monday’s 10th race at Woodbine Racetrack, and his 2-1 closing odds played a big part in yet another carryover for the Jackpot Hi 5 on

$350,000 Toppers On Day One

October 5, 2015:

The first of five 2015 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale sessions took place Monday night at the Fasig-Tipton Sale Pavilion in Lexington, Kentucky with Federal Hill and Live For Greatness garnering the highest bids of the day at $350, on

Countdown To The Breeders Crown

October 5, 2015:

The Breeders Crown, harness racing’s 12-race US $5.8 million divisional championship series, rolls into Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto on Saturday, October on

Ralph Lake Passes

October 5, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime breeder/owner Ralph Lake has passed on

Western Fair Ready To Kick Off Meet

October 5, 2015:

Trainer Mark Horner of St Marys, Ont. has said that he and other horsepeople are hoping The Raceway at The Western Fair District’s 2015-16 live racing meet can build on momentum achieved last season when overall and per-race wagering were up nearly 20 per on

Atlantic Breeders Crown Weekend Events

October 5, 2015:

The Atlantic Breeders Crown host committee has announced that a panel session has been added to the Atlantic Breeders Crown Weekend, which runs from October 9 to on

In Recognition Of The Big Horse

October 4, 2015:

"When the next Somebeachsomewhere or American Pharoah comes calling, will harness racing be able to keep him racing?" on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1960s

October 3, 2015:

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 1960's in the ongoing monthly feature, Years on

Year-Round Racing At Mohawk?

October 2, 2015:

Many horsepeople that race on the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s harness racing circuit have been clamouring for years for WEG Standardbred racing to only take place at Mohawk Racetrack in Campbellville and not at Woodbine Racetrack in Rexdale, Ont. According to a report, they may be getting their on

Ole Bach Passes; Arrangements Set

October 2, 2015:

A spokesman for the Fayette County (Kentucky) Coronor’s office has confirmed the death of Ole Bach, 57, following a motor vehicle accident Thursday night (Oct. 1) on Red Mile Road in on

Health Certificate Endorsement Notice

October 1, 2015:

A notice to members that the United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has recently made a change to its endorsement of health certificates at border on

Changes To Mohawk Qualifying Schedule

October 1, 2015:

Officials in the race office at Mohawk Racetrack would like to advise horsepeople of changes to the track’s qualifying on

October’s Calendar Photographer

October 1, 2015:

"I once read a quote somewhere to watch what a person photographs because that is what they are most afraid of losing -- and it's true." on

Habitat Sold

October 1, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that 2014 O'Brien Award winner Habitat has been on

Race Rewind: Niatross Breaks 1:50

October 1, 2015:

On October 1, 1980, the harness racing world focused on The Red Mile where pacing phenom Niatross would attempt to become the fastest pacer of on

Grand River Meet Sees Handle Increase

September 30, 2015:

Grand River Raceway wrapped up its 12th live harness racing season on September on

Atlantic Families Selected As Honourees

September 30, 2015:

Four Atlantic Canadian harness racing families will be recognized for their significant contributions to the industry during the Atlantic Breeders Crown on Thanksgiving on

Pick 8 Contest Winners Announced

September 30, 2015:

Congratulations to the winners of the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Pick 8 Online Handicapping Contest presented in cooperation with the Ontario Sires Stakes and featuring $500 in prize on

Mohawk Posts Handle Increases

September 30, 2015:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced wagering numbers were up for the 2015 Mohawk Standardbred meet, which concluded on Tuesday, September on

Last Call – ID Technician In Eastern Ont.

September 29, 2015:

SC Identification Technicians Eddy Vanderveer and Bruce Redmond will be making a trip east of Hwy 400 for the last time this year to identify any horses needing freeze on

Clouthier Back In The Race

September 29, 2015:

Longtime harness racing industry participant and politician Hector Clouthier is once again running as an independent candidate in his home riding of Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke for Canada's federal election set for October on

Rideau Purse Plan Accepted

September 25, 2015:

On Friday, September 25, the Ontario Racing Commission announced that it has ruled in favour of Rideau Carleton Raceway’s proposed plan to utilize the Quinte Raceway Horsepersons’ money (Quinte Trust Funds) to augment overnight purses at Rideau over the course of the next two on

Canadian Yearling Sale Analysis

September 22, 2015:

Feedback on the 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale has been overwhelmingly positive in the wake of a nearly 70 per cent sale increase and the highest overall yearling average in 15 on

Progress On Integration In Ontario

September 21, 2015:

The Board of Directors at the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) feel some optimism that progress is being made after meeting with two government agencies tasked with integrating horse racing into the Province’s overall gaming on

Canadian Yearling Sale Average Jumps

September 20, 2015:

The 2015 Canadian Yearling Sale posted a solid 69.4 per cent increase in its average sale price over last year's on

Quebec Mare Residency Program Details

September 8, 2015:

The QJC is pleased to contract the services of Standardbred Canada to provide bilingual service to breeders that wish to enroll their mares in the Quebec Mare Residency Program. Registration fees for mares shall be sent directly to Standardbred Canada and will be processed at their head office in Mississauga, Ont. on behalf of on

World Trotting Conference To PEI In 2017

August 11, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that the 2017 World Trotting Conference will be held in Charlottetown, P.E.I. from August 13-20, 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 on

Send Us Your Email And Go Paperless!

May 25, 2015:

In our continued effort to support environmentally-friendly benefits to members, Standardbred Canada is now providing a paperless billing on

Are You Ready To Race?

May 22, 2015:

Do you have a two-year-old that will be qualifying soon, or do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year? Do you have your paperwork in order? 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) on

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