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Lifetime Pursuit A ‘Dream Ride’

August 20, 2014:

Lifetime Pursuit is bringing happiness to driver Yannick Gingras....read on

Road To The National Driving Championship

August 20, 2014:

On Tuesday, August 26, eight drivers from across the country will convene at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park to contest the National Driving Championship and compete for the ultimate prize: the honour of representing our country at the 2015 World Driving Championship in Australia....read on

Race Rewind: 1989 Prix D'Ete

August 20, 2014:

In just over one month, the famed Prix D'Ete will be revived after an absence of more than two decades. But it was 25 years ago today that a Canadian-based horse won that prestigious event and in turn equaled a long-standing world record....read on

Charity Drivers' Challenge Looms

August 20, 2014:

When nine of North America’s top harness racing drivers compete at Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs later this month in the 8th Annual All-Star Drivers Championship, they’ll be racing for more than just prize money and bragging rights. They’ll also be raising money for the charity of their choice....read on

‘Magician’ & ‘Madness’ To Yonkers

August 20, 2014:

When more than $6.8 million of career class and cash hit town, notice is summarily taken....read on

H. Thomas Smith Passes

August 20, 2014:

H. Thomas Smith, 74, of Salem, NH., died Aug. 16, 2014, at Lowell General Hospital....read on

‘Taxi’ The Choice In PEI Feature

August 20, 2014:

Hail The Taxi will seek to fend off seven foes in the feature pace Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at The Charlottetown Driving Park. The 12-dash card gets underway at 7 p.m....read on

Elims Set For Balanced Image

August 20, 2014:

The stage is set for Saturday evening’s elimination round for the 10th annual Balanced Image Trot at Hanover Raceway. Twenty-eight rookies will spar in four eliminations, with the top two finishers advancing to the $70,600 final....read on

Lawsuit Filed Against Track Financiers

August 20, 2014:

The financiers of the proposed Lawrence Downs Casino and Racetrack project in Philadelphia are being sued for alleged breach of contract with its consultant, Anton Leppler, the former executive secretary of the state Harness Racing Commission....read on

Birthday Party Shifts East

August 20, 2014:

The season long 40th birthday party for the Ontario Sires Stakes Program shifts to the most eastern track in the province, Rideau Carleton Raceway, on Thursday evening....read on

Win Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

August 20, 2014:

Maximuscle’s victory in a $70,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold event at Mohawk this month meant a lot more than the purse to Quebec owner/breeder Guy Corbeil....read on

Notice Of Membership Meeting

August 15, 2014:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA) is holding a membership meeting on Wednesday, August 20, 2014...read on

Elimination Mania To Hit Mohawk

August 19, 2014:

Many of the sport’s brightest stars will be on display Saturday evening at Mohawk Racetrack as the Campbellville, Ontario oval hosts eliminations for the Canadian Pacing Derby, the Metro Pace and the Shes A Great Lady Stake....read on

Freshmen Impress At Yonkers

August 20, 2014:

A Canadian-owned colt remained perfect in four starts as Yonkers Raceway hosted the $202,599 New York Sire Stakes Jim Crawford Pace for two-year-old colts and geldings on Tuesday night....read on

Speed Show For Grassrooters

August 20, 2014:

Three-year-old pacing colts and geldings found themselves in the spotlight Tuesday at Mohawk Racetrack as the Ontario Sires Stakes rolled into town and presented four Grassroots divisions....read on

Frau Blucher Matches World Record

August 19, 2014:

Frau Blucher made her first win of the 2014 season a memorable one by matching a world record four-year-old trotting mares Tuesday night at Pocono Downs....read on

Nine For Earl Rowe Memorial

August 19, 2014:

Currently in the midst of a four-race winning streak, Natural Herbie will be among the headliners making the trek to Georgian Downs this weekend for the $100,000 Honourable Earl Rowe Memorial Trot....read on

Automated Morning Line Implemented

August 19, 2014:

Penn National Gaming, Inc., the largest operator of Standardbred racetracks in North America, will institute the new TrackMaster automated morning line system at all of its harness racing facilities, effective immediately....read on

Lifetime Pursuit Headlines Casual Breeze

August 19, 2014:

Eighteen of harness racing’s leading ladies are scheduled to assemble Friday evening at Mohawk Racetrack in a rich set of divisions of the Casual Breeze Stakes....read on

E L Titan Worth The Wait

August 19, 2014:

Stakes-winner E L Titan has been absent from the Grand Circuit this season, but that is soon to change....read on

Western Fair Applies For Change

August 19, 2014:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) is circulating an application for an amendment to the 2014 approved race date schedule and will receive comments on the application from interested industry participants before making its decision on the application....read on

Feeling Like A Bigtown Hero

August 19, 2014:

Brad Forward knows the roller coaster that is life a little more intimately than most....read on

Broadway Hall Sold

August 19, 2014:

A group of owners has teamed up to purchase trotting stallion Broadway Hall....read on

Port Perry Fair Box Now Open

August 18, 2014:

Entries are now being accepted for the fair date in Port Perry, Ont., set for Sunday, August 31....read on

Stories From The Trenches

August 18, 2014:

With yearling sales approaching, Trot went searching for unique, behind the scenes stories from North America's top standardbred sales. Naturally, Murray Brown, Mike Kimelman and Bob Marks, each associated with some of the finest horses ever to race, had no shortage of great tales to share....read on.

Fall Fan Club Events

August 17, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has a pair of great events planned this fall!...read on

SC Rewind: The Unbreakable Record

August 17, 2014:

In this week's rewind Robert Smith recalls an unbelievable winning season by a horse named Victory Hy. His single season record for most victories is unlikely to ever be broken....read on

Road To The Jug: Week 3

August 19, 2014:

For the next four weeks Jay Wolf, Little Brown Jug Publicity Director, will rank the top 10 eligibles for the Little Brown Jug presented by Fazoli’s....read on

ID Technician In P.E.I.

August 18, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Meet Your Favourite Driver!

August 18, 2014:

Since we are gearing up for the 2014 National Driving Championship, what better theme for a contest than drivers....read on

Racing & Gaming Integration Update

August 18, 2014:

After a series of constructive conversations, representatives of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association are ready to sit down to decide the specifics of how horse racing can best be integrated into the province’s overall gaming strategy....read on

Harness Racing A Hit In Osoyoos

August 18, 2014:

The first ever racing card featuring quarter-horse, thoroughbred and harness racing at Desert Park in Osoyoos, B.C. drew thousands of people to the interior B.C. oval....read on

ID Technician In Gaspé

August 15, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Eddy Vanderveer will be in the Gaspé Region from September 10 to 14, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

More Canadian Yearling Sale Videos

August 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada has posted the second batch of yearling videos for the 2014 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

'iBet' At Mohawk Racetrack

August 14, 2014:

Standardbred Canada’s Youth Council is coordinating “iBet,” a student-focused promotion featuring a night of giveaways, fun and live racing in cooperation with Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday, August 23....read on

The National Driving Championship Draft

August 13, 2014:

The 2014 National Driving Championship scheduled for Tuesday, August 26 at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park, will have a new twist on determining the horses that the eight competing reinsmen will actually drive in the eight championship races....read on

Focus On The 2014 National Driving Championship Drivers

August 10, 2014:

This month's issue of Trot Magazine features a roundtable talk with the eight drivers looking to be crowned Canada’s champion....read on or cliquez ici

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

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 1, 2014:

Results are now available for Trot Magazine's 2014 Fantasy Stable; to view the leaderboard...click here

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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