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Wanaka Clicks In Celias Counsel

April 28, 2016:

Despite being parked every step of the mile from Post 10, Wanaka was a driving away winner in Thursday’s $33,200 final of the Celias Counsel Series at Mohawk on

Fee Change For New Fractional Owners

April 28, 2016:

On Wednesday, Standardbred Canada's Board of Directors approved a fee change that will make it easier, and more cost effective, for new owners to become involved in harness racing through fractional stables and on

Alberta Seeks 'A Track' Operator

April 28, 2016:

A media release issued Thursday (April 28) indicates that Horse Racing Alberta is seeking applicants interested in owning and operating a racetrack in the Edmonton on

Trot Fantasy Stable Contest Open

April 14, 2016:

Trot Magazine is pleased to introduce the third edition of the Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest. Enter for free and play along all year, with a chance to win great prizes! on

Clifford Garland Passes

April 28, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned long-time horseman Clifford Garland passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, April 27. He was 89 years on

'Richard' Rolls In Flamboro Feature

April 28, 2016:

Call Me Richard rolled to the front and never looked back for driver J Harris in Thursday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 Handicap for trotters at Flamboro on

Horses And A Housewife

April 28, 2016:

If you’re not going to Churchill Downs in Louisville for the Kentucky Derby, Empire City Casino is the place for New Yorkers to watch the “Run for the Roses.” on

Upset City For Imacrazynewyorker

April 28, 2016:

It was a Thursday afternoon of favourites prevailing at Saratoga Casino Hotel, then along came longshot Imacrazynewyorker. He posted not only the biggest price of the year at the Spa, but the biggest win payoff in a couple of on

Ontario Regional Drivers Announced

April 28, 2016:

The field for the 2016 Ontario Regional Driving Championship scheduled for Friday, June 24 at Grand River Raceway in Elora, Ont. has been on

Rebranding Racing Out Of A Track Name

April 28, 2016:

It has been reported that a harness racetrack that has been going to through a well-publicized rebranding has unveiled its new name, and that name has no mention of horses or horse racing in on

Big Praise For Green Filly

April 28, 2016:

“She is just so willing, is two fingers to drive and has an incredible amount of desire. She will go in 2:40, but if you ask her to jump into a nice fast half from that she is right on it. I think this filly is as good as Eternitys Delight and I really believe in her because she reminds me so much of that mare.” on

Moore Armada Invades Mohawk

April 28, 2016:

The winner of the 2015 O'Brien Award of Horsemanship has returned from Florida loaded for bear with a six-pack of pacers set to make seasonal and Canadian debuts this Saturday on

‘Friendship Challenge’ Starts In Naples

April 28, 2016:

The Italian Amateur Friendship Challenge officially kicked off with a gala dinner hosted by the mayor of Naples Italy, Luigi de Magistris on Thursday (April 28) on

Open Handicap To Headline Big M Card

April 28, 2016:

Live racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack will resume on Friday, April 29. Seven pacing mares will be featured in the $25,000 Open Handicap, which has been carded as Race on

Spring Series Nominations Due Monday

April 28, 2016:

The deadline for nominations to the Alliance Spring Series is this coming Monday (May 2) on

Donald T. Lowes Passes

April 27, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that Donald Thomas Lowes of Princeton, Ont. passed away on Tuesday, April 26 at the Brantford General Hospital surrounded by the love and support of his family. He was in his 77th on

Dan Patch Banquet To Las Vegas In 2017

April 28, 2016:

The United States Harness Writers Association has announced that it will be holding its 2017 Dan Patch Awards Banquet at the Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort and Casino on Sunday, February on

McClure Reaches Driving Milestone

April 27, 2016:

Driver Bob McClure celebrated a career milestone on Wednesday night (April 27) at The Raceway at the Western Fair District as he reached the coveted 1,000-win on

Toteboard Buster At The Meadows

April 27, 2016:

A competitive conditioned trot at The Meadows Wednesday turned into something unusual when the pocket-sitting horse found room late, hit the wire first and rocked the tote board, scoring at on

Cummings Returns To Winner's Circle

April 27, 2016:

After being sidelined for nearly three months due to a broken arm, three-time defending Buffalo Raceway driving champion Kevin Cummings returned to the sulky on Wednesday night (April 27) and he showed absolutely no signs of on

Alberta Yearling Sale Entries Due

April 27, 2016:

The Alberta Standardbred Horse Association (ASHA) would to remind horsepeople that entries for the 2016 Yearling Sale are due this Sunday, May on

Sackheim Looks For ‘Copy’ To Produce

April 27, 2016:

“I believe he’s a top-line horse. We’ll see. Talk is cheap; the horse has got to produce. We’ve been getting him ready, taking it slowly. I’m very optimistic. We’ll find out what this year will bring.” on

Skydivers To Land At Racetrack

April 27, 2016:

If you stay in the game long enough you will see some very different things at the racetrack. If you go to the right track on May 17, you may see something that you never seen before at the on

Reorganization At Kentucky Commission

April 27, 2016:

On Wednesday, April 27, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin announced 12 new members to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and a revamped commission structure to enhance the focus on one of Kentucky’s signature on

Changes At The CPMA

April 27, 2016:

On Wednesday, April 27, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a notice stating that Dr. Adam Chambers has accepted a position with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario as senior veterinary services manager. The notice also states that Dr. Carolyn Cooper, DVM, is the CPMA’s new director of the Equine Drug Control Program (EDCP) on

2016 Atlantic Bursary Program Details

April 27, 2016:

2016 marks the tenth consecutive year that Standardbred Canada and the Atlantic provinces have partnered to offer the Atlantic Provinces Bursary Program. This project could award up to five students in the Atlantic Provinces bursaries towards their post secondary education this on

ID Technician In PEI

April 27, 2016:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in PEI on Monday, May 2 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand on

Cheering For Charity To Return

April 27, 2016:

After a very successful inaugural year at Truro Raceway, it has been announced that the Cheering for Charity program will return in June on

Dresden Gears Up For Busy Season

April 27, 2016:

With the start of the live racing season just over a month away, Dresden Raceway is gearing up for a busy summer and has partnered up with some high-profile outfits in on

Roy Surprised By Sudden Success

April 27, 2016:

Six months ago, Louis-Philippe Roy was just getting his feet wet at Rideau Carleton Raceway. Now, the native of Mont-Joli, Que., is atop the drivers’ on

More Red Shores Qualifiers Announced

April 27, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that more Red Shores qualifying sessions have been scheduled for the Charlottetown Driving Park and Summerside Raceway. It is important that horsepeople are aware that a Standardbred Canada field representative will be on hand to conduct on

2018 Big M Pace Payments Coming Due

April 27, 2016:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have issued a reminder that yearling nominations ($50 payment) to the 2018 Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace for foals of 2015 are due by May on

Connections Excited About Homebred

April 26, 2016:

“I texted Bill after the race Saturday, and I just texted the word ‘wow.’ He texted me back and said he’s for real.” on

CPMA Elimination Guideline Reminder

April 26, 2016:

On Tuesday, April 26, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Association released a new notice in regard to the full implementation of the 2016 Elimination on

Grand River Bursary / Scholarship

April 26, 2016:

Grand River Raceway and the Board of Directors of the Grand River Agricultural Society have released details and applications for the bursary/scholarship program for local students pursuing agriculture-related on

Hall To Honour Woodlawn Drummond

April 26, 2016:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has announced its 2016 Legend Honourees, and Woodlawn Drummond is one of on

Blooded Sale Has 440 Horses Catalogued

April 26, 2016:

Catalogues are now available for the Blooded Horse Sale that will be held May 9 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Delaware, on

Harness Racing's Biggest Auction?

April 26, 2016:

It is quite likely the biggest auction of harness racing-related items this generation will ever see, and it's happening over the next two on

Old & New Faces In God's Stable

April 26, 2016:

With 75 horses already bedded down, and stall applications arriving daily, 'The Stable That God Loves' promises to again be a potent force for good in harness racing in on

Having The Time Of His Life

April 26, 2016:

“I’ve never had a job. I’ve been very fortunate. I’m third generation (in harness racing); I’ve grown up doing this. It can be a grind, but to go to work, I don’t even look at it like work. You win a race and it’s enjoyable. It’s just something I love to do and I can’t imagine doing anything but this.” on

Positive Changes At Hippodrome 3R

April 25, 2016:

Opening day for Hippodrome 3R is right around the corner on Sunday, May 1 and management at Quebec’s only pari-mutuel harness racing track is ready to greet fans with some big, positive on

Bloice A. Ramsay Passes

April 25, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime horseman Bloice A. Ramsay of Kensington, PEI passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, April 24 at the age of on

New Brunswick Dates Announced

April 25, 2016:

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick have informed Trot Insider of the 2016 race dates that have been scheduled for tracks in the on

Eighteen Still Confederation Cup-Eligible

April 25, 2016:

The countdown is on to the 2016 Confederation Cup at Flamboro Downs. The $225,000 (estimated) Confederation Cup, which is a showcase event for harness racing’s top four-year-old pacers, is scheduled to take place on Sunday, May on

April Photo Poll Now Open!

April 25, 2016:

To kick off the 2016 Zoom Contests, the April Zoom Challenge featured a “Standardbreds in Action” theme. Voting on the best photo is now open! on

North America Cup-Date: April 25

April 25, 2016:

As stakes season approaches, a number of the three-year-old pacers aiming for Canadian harness racing's biggest prize have made on-track appearances and statements as they aim to displace the reigning divisional on

McWicked Back, With New Trainer

April 24, 2016:

McWicked is back in the Stable That God Loves, and according to his Aurora, Ont. owner Ed James, is as good, or better, than he was during his three-year-old year when he campaigned with the continent’s best sophomores and earned a whopping $1.48 on

Burke Talks Glaucine & More

April 24, 2016:

A recent interview with Ron Burke offers his comments on the positive tests that surfaced concerning horses trained by his stable and others earlier this year in New York on

SC Rewind: Rideau Carleton, Pt. 2

April 23, 2016:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith remembers the opening of Rideau Carleton Raceway in 1962. The landmark event marked the first brand new racetrack to be built during the decade which finally saw night time racing come to Ontario. This is the second and concluding part of a two-part on

Ontario Post Times, Race Date Changes

April 22, 2016:

The registrar of the Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario has approved the application made by Woodbine Entertainment Group to amend the post times of the 2016 race date schedule for Mohawk on

Atlantic Regional Drivers Set

April 21, 2016:

The field of drivers for the 2016 Atlantic Regional Driving Championship scheduled for Saturday, June 25 at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown in PEI has been on

Fire Fund Surpasses $710,000

April 20, 2016:

After receiving 1,950 donations totaling over $710,000 (Cdn) to aid those impacted by the January 4 barn fire at Classy Lane Stables in Puslinch, Ont., the Central Ontario Standardbred Association has concluded its GoFundMe on

New Fractional Ownership Club

April 20, 2016:

If someone said that you could spend $250 a year and experience the ride of campaigning and owning a piece of a racehorse, would you do it? on

Mother's Day Open Houses Set

April 18, 2016:

On Sunday, May 8, Seelster Farms in Lucan, Ont. and High Stakes Farm in Moffat, Ont. will be opening their farms to the general public for a special Mother’s Day Open on

2016 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 18, 2016:

For the past several years, Trot Magazine's Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book has served as an initial barometer for the colts and geldings that may be in the running for the richest prize in Canadian harness on

Position Open At Standardbred Canada

April 15, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is seeking applicants for a part-time contract position for an Executive Assistant to fill a maternity on

Host Tracks Confirmed For 2017 World Driving Championship

April 13, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that all host racetracks for the 2017 World Driving Championship have now been on

Horse Ownership Trade Show Set

April 12, 2016:

If you have toyed with the idea of owning a racehorse and would like to get some information on how to delve into the exhilarating world of racehorse ownership, come on out to The Raceway at Western Fair District on Friday, May on

CPMA Issues Withdrawal Guideline Notice

April 7, 2016:

On Thursday, April 7, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Association issued a notice to the industry stating that the CPMA has received a number of inquiries from industry participants asking about the changes to the withdrawal guidelines for the drugs Clenbuterol and on

Hall Of Fame's 2016 Inductees

April 5, 2016:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the 2016 inductees. A total of 10 horses and people -- including five from the Standardbred side -- have been elected to the Hall of Fame from an extremely strong list of finalists, in this the 40th Anniversary year of the on

Upcoming AGCO Info Sessions

April 5, 2016:

As the 2016 race season gets underway, senior Judges and Stewards will be holding information sessions to explain what is changing –- and not changing –- as a result of the integration of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) into to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) on

CPMA Delays Implementation Of 2016 Elimination Guidelines

March 31, 2016:

On Thursday, March 31, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Association issued a release stating that the CPMA is delaying the implementation of the 2016 Elimination Guidelines until May 1, 2016 to allow additional time for the horse racing industry to comply with the on

Historic Signing For Canada, China

March 29, 2016:

This morning (Tuesday, March 29) during a nationally-televised meeting in Beijing, China, delegations from equine industry associations in Canada and China, including representation from Standardbred Canada, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purposes of working together, and ultimately opening the borders for trading horses, and knowledge, between the two on

New Funding Agreement For Alberta

March 19, 2016:

Alberta's Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board Joe Ceci announced a new 10-year funding agreement for the provincial horse racing industry at a press conference on Saturday, March 19 at Century Downs Racetrack and on

Hosts For 2016 Driving Championships

March 15, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the host tracks and dates for the 2016 National Driving Championship and four Regional Driving Championships which will ultimately determine Canada’s representative to the 2017 World Driving on

SC Posts President/CEO Position

March 4, 2016:

Standardbred Canada, an incorporated, non-profit organization with a mandate to promote and protect the Standardbred breed and the persons who breed, own or race Standardbred horses, is seeking a President and Chief Executive on

SC Board Sets Priorities

March 1, 2016:

Two weeks after taking over as the Chair of Standardbred Canada, Joanne Colville is excited about the coming on

2016 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 11, 2016:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2016 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide on

Up To Date With '16 Eligibility Fees?

December 8, 2015:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2016 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 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

In Need Of A Nurse Mare?

March 4, 2010:

Standardbred Canada's Nurse Mare Program is designed to assist in matching orphaned or rejected foals with nurse mares, and now the process is even 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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