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Zweig Memorials To Bar Hopping, Flowers N Songs

July 24, 2016:

Bar Hopping ($2.60, part of entry) and Flowers N Songs ($18.40) proved victorious in their respective main events of the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial for three-year-old trotters on Sunday (July 24) evening at Vernon Downs....read on

Sun Shines On Hayter Memorial

July 24, 2016:

For the majority of the 10-race card this Sunday (July 24) at Clinton Raceway, the sky was grey and overcast. Minutes before post to the 10th and final race, the Vic Hayter Memorial Trot, the clouds parted and sun shone warm on the backs of family and friends gathered to honour the late horseman and hotelier of Stratford, Ont....read on

Favourites Dominate In Century Bets

July 24, 2016:

Da Magician and Senga Nitro were dominant winners, scoring by a combined 11-3/4 lengths, in a pair of $25,000 stakes divisions of the Century Bets Pace for two-year-old colts and geldings featured on Sunday afternoon (July 24) at Century Downs....read on

Homicide Hunter Sizzles At Pocono

July 24, 2016:

Homicide Hunter went to the lead past the quarter, then trotted successive :27.3 panels home to hold off first-over Crazshana by a half-length in the $25,000 Winners Over Handicap Trot on Sunday night (July 24) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with the final clocking of 1:51.1 missing the divisional world record for four-year-old trotting geldings by a single tick....read on

Gagnon Sweeps Rideau Features

July 24, 2016:

Driver Guy Gagnon used the same strategy to sweep the Winners Over Handicaps, rallying both Unabating and Viper Select from last to first-place finishes in back-to-back races on Sunday night (July 24) at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Ufdragons Rocket Overcomes Post Nine

July 24, 2016:

Ufdragons Rocket and driver Robert Shepherd overcame an outside post nine start at Georgian Downs to win the $7,500 Preferred 3 Pace featured on Sunday night (July 24)....read on

Weskey Notches 50th Career Win

July 24, 2016:

Thirteen-year-old trotter Weskey reached a career milestone on Sunday (July 24) at Dresden Raceway as he recorded his 50th win in the afternoon's fifth race....read on

Eight Straight For All About Madi

July 24, 2016:

All About Madi extended her win streak to eight in the Frank and Beth Stanfield Memorial Stakes for three-year-old filly pacers on Sunday (July 24) at Truro Raceway....read on

First 2016 Win For Mr Mach Jimmy

July 24, 2016:

Mr Mach Jimmy, who last year closed out the 2015 season winning the Quebec-Bred Championship Final for two-year-olds, finally got the goose egg off the win column in 2016, capturing a division of the Breeders Cup Series at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday (July 24)....read on

Yonkers Winner Gets International Invite

July 24, 2016:

To shamelessly plagiarize a term from our thoroughbred brethren, “Win and You’re In.” Yonkers Raceway has announced that the winner of the 62nd Yonkers Trot shall automatically receive a Yonkers International Trot invitation....read on

Machinthesand Repeats At Summerside

July 24, 2016:

The Machinthesand that fans are used to seeing at Red Shores Summerside is back and he is back with a vengeance....read on

Cummings Closes Meet With Five Wins

July 24, 2016:

Driver Kevin Cummings took the spotlight on closing day at Buffalo Raceway on Sunday afternoon (July 24) as he guided home five winners on the nine-race program....read on

Believe This Bob Pockets Tioga Open

July 24, 2016:

Mary Ann Larrimore's Believe This Bob ($5.80) enjoyed a pocket trip en route to a lifetime-best 1:49.4 victory in Sunday (July 24) afternoon's featured $11,000 Open 1 Handicap Pace at Tioga Downs....read on

O’Sullivan Squad Set For Battle

July 24, 2016:

On the heels of a career milestone, trainer Tony O’Sullivan will look to add to those numbers with a pair of freshmen colts in Monday's Battle of Waterloo eliminations at Grand River Raceway....read on

A Man Of Character And Joy

July 24, 2016:

Bruce Johnston was a communicator respected all across the sport of Standardbred racing. But to those who knew him, he was so much more -- always striving to make the industry better for generations to come....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Persists In Gerrity

July 23, 2016:

Despite being parked out through the first half-mile, Wiggle It Jiggleit forged on to win the eighth edition of the $260,000 Joe Gerrity Jr. Memorial Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Saturday, July 23....read on

Another Trophy For Betting Line

July 23, 2016:

Reigning division and North America Cup champion Betting Line captured his sixth straight victory in the second of two $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series divisions at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday evening (July 23)....read on

Field Set For Dream Of Glory

July 23, 2016:

It was the biggest crowd of the season on perhaps the hottest night of the year, as Hanover Raceway hosted two eliminations in the Dream of Glory Trot on Saturday, July 23....read on

D Gs Camme Ties Truro Track Record

July 23, 2016:

D Gs Camme added his name to another track's record books as he toured Truro Raceway in 1:53.2 to win the $7,500 Exhibition Cup Invitational Pace and close out an action-packed card of harness racing on Saturday, July 23....read on

Drivers Injured In Exhibition Park Spill

July 23, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that two drivers were sent to hospital after sustaining injuries in an accident at Exhibition Park Raceway on Saturday afternoon (July 23)....read on

Emerald Winners Lower Track Record

July 23, 2016:

All three winners of the Emerald Filly Stakes turned in track record performances on Saturday afternoon (July 23) at Century Downs, but it was Nightime Chase who ended the day with her winning time still standing as the fastest for a two-year-old filly pacer after a 1:56.1 victory in the final $16,667 division....read on

Racing Hill, Manhattan Beach Win Adios Eliminations

July 23, 2016:

Racing Hill, the 1-5 favourite, overpowered the field as he captured his elimination in the 50th edition of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids in 1:49.1, while Manhattan Beach found late racing room to take Saturday’s other $25,000 elimination at The Meadows....read on

Close Father-Son Finish In Feature

July 24, 2016:

Forever Paradise held off the late-charging All Turain to win the $2,200 Preferred Pace in a close finish for driver Mike McGuigan and his father on Saturday (July 23) at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

De Valeria Wins Georgian Preferred

July 24, 2016:

De Valeria avoided the early duel up front and then blew by in the stretch to win the featured $10,000 Preferred 2 Handicap for pacing fillies and mares on Saturday night (July 23) at Georgian Downs....read on

Cape Cod Off To A Winning Start

July 24, 2016:

Cape Cod made her first lifetime start on Saturday (July 23) at Kawartha Downs and it was a winning effort as the three-year-old daughter gave Nick Boyd a 1:58.4 ride to win the second race in front of a large crowd on the warm summer night....read on

Widger Wins First Leg Of All-Star Series

July 24, 2016:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino’s 2016 All-Star Driver Series highlighted the 14-race card on Saturday, July 23 and it was Sam Widger who took home top honours and won his share of the $5,000 first round prize....read on

Undercover Strike Upsets Open Trotters

July 24, 2016:

Yonkers Raceway’s pair of Saturday night $45,000 co-featured Open Handicaps were annexed by Undercover Strike (Tyler Buter, $43.60) and Sapphire City (Brent Holland, $8)....read on

Zeron, Miller Battle To Draw At Big M

July 24, 2016:

Like a pair of heavyweight boxers, Scott Zeron and David Miller battled back and forth all Saturday night long over the course of the 13-race program at The Meadowlands, and when Miller delivered the final blow, emerging with Rebel Jet ($9.80) from just off the pace to win the finale, the duo ended the night deadlocked with five winners each....read on

Napolitano Brothers Dominate At Pocono

July 23, 2016:

On Saturday night (July 23) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Anthony Napolitano returned to nighttime sulky action for the first time since a racing accident here on May 31, and there were no signs of rust visible on his driving skills....read on

Eye-Catching Mile By $250,000 Yearling

July 23, 2016:

The penultimate edition of Breakfast With The Babies got underway at 9:00 a.m. on a pleasantly hot morning with a considerable cross track breeze....read on

Marino Enjoying Life And Success

July 23, 2016:

"After the accident, I wasn't even sure if I was going to get back to driving again or if I could even do it again physically."...read on

SC Rewind: Remembering Roger White

July 23, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the glory days of harness racing in Montreal and remembers one of the great horsemen of that era and also one of his principal owners. Together they formed a top notch stable that was very successful for a long period of time despite the high level of competition....read on

Noone To Depend On Leads Fillies; O'Sullivan Celebrates Milestone

July 22, 2016:

Six divisions of sophomore pacing fillies battled at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday evening (July 22) and Noone To Depend On captured her second Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots trophy to retain control of top spot in the division standings....read on

Bring A Friend Winners Announced

July 22, 2016:

In conjunction with the successful Bring A Friend promotion that took place across Canada last weekend, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club planned a contest giving industry participants and their guests an opportunity to win some great prizes....read on

‘Battle’ Eliminations Drawn

July 22, 2016:

This coming Monday night (July 25), a total of 16 colts and 20 fillies will vie for a spot on the centre stage of Grand River Raceway’s marquee event, Industry Day....read on

Betting Line Is The Boss

July 22, 2016:

As a racehorse, Betting Line plays second fiddle to nobody. The Casie Coleman trainee has a mind of his own. But with team work and lots of patience from groom Paige Austin, the three-year-old could be unstoppable....read on / continuer à lire

Bathe, Scrape, Repeat

July 22, 2016:

Bathing horses is second nature to most in the harness racing business but there are a few things to keep in mind during times of hot and humid weather conditions....read on

Brian Hodgson Passes

July 21, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime horseman Brian Hodgson of Woodstock, Ont. passed away on Wednesday, July 20 at the age of 64....read on

Mister Herbie's Road To Recovery

July 21, 2016:

Four years after making Canadian harness racing history, Mister Herbie is another step closer to an on-track return....read on

Hall Of Fame Tickets Going Fast

July 20, 2016:

The 40th Anniversary Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner on Wednesday, August 3 promises to be an evening of celebration....read on

National Driving Championship Field

July 19, 2016:

The field for the 2016 National Driving Championship is now confirmed as the Quebec / Eastern Ontario Regional Driving Championship held this past Tuesday (July 12) at Hippodrome 3R determined the final two drivers....read on

Atlantic Bursary Winners Announced

July 18, 2016:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the winners for the 2016 Atlantic Bursary program. Each student will receive a $1,000 bursary towards their post secondary education for the 2016-2017 academic term....read on

Driving Championship Photos Added

July 13, 2016:

Trot Insider has posted photos from Tuesday night's Quebec-Eastern Ontario Regional Driving Championship at Hippodrome 3R where drivers Guy Gagnon and Brett MacDonald advanced to the National Driving Championship....read on

Details On OSAS Golf Tournament

July 12, 2016:

The date has been set and registration is now open for the 19th annual OSAS Charity Golf Tournament, supporting the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society....read on

Canadian Purse Cheque News

July 6, 2016:

Seeing as though there is uncertainty in regard to the services of Canada Post at this time, multiple entities within the horse racing industry have issued releases explaining their contingency plans if a work stoppage does in fact occur....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 28, 2016:

Statistics and results for the 2016 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest are now online and will be updated daily!....read on

2016 Stallion Reports

June 28, 2016:

Once again this year, the Reports of Mares Bred (stallion reports) will not be mailed....read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program

June 24, 2016:

The 2016 Enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....read on

Are You Ready To Race?

June 2, 2016:

Do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year, or for the first time ever? Do you have your paperwork in order?...read 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 2016....read on

Breeders: Fill Out Foal Location Report

July 27, 2015:

Breeders, if you have any foals born in 2016, Standardbred Canada is asking you to please complete the Foal Location Report, which is a form that can be completed for free online....read on


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