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Sophomores Star In SBOA Finals

May 19, 2018:

Stakes season is officially underway at Woodbine Mohawk Park thanks to the three-year-old fillies that battled in Saturday’s SBOA Finals....read on

Graduate Splits To Ariana G, Achille Duharas

May 20, 2018:

Ariana G made her return to the races a winning one, scoring in the first of two divisions of the first leg of the Graduate Series for four-year-old trotters Saturday night at the Meadowlands....read on

SC Office Closure Notice

May 18, 2018:

Please be aware that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed on Monday, May 21 in observance of the Victoria Day holiday....read on

Wes Delight Steals The Show

May 19, 2018:

Wes Delight, who left the gate so quickly he lost his head number a couple of steps in, showed that having a few races under your girth can be an advantage even against the likes of Lost In Time, Stay Hungry, Nutcracker Sweet, and Hayden Hanover....read on

Euchred Romps In Preferred

May 19, 2018:

After being hung up three-wide to the quarter pole, Euchred powered to the lead and rolled to an easy score in Saturday’s $2,500 Preferred Pace at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

The Guardian To Sponsor Gold Cup & Saucer

May 19, 2018:

Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park has announced The Guardian newspaper will take over the reins as title sponsor of the Gold Cup & Saucer. The 59th running of the prestigious race will take place on August 19th....read on

Western Joe Seeks Confederation Glory

May 19, 2018:

Despite drawing post 7 in Sunday evening’s (May 20) $182,500 Confederation Cup at Flamboro Downs, elimination winner Western Joe is a formidable contender, installed as the 5-2 morning line favourite....read on

SC Rewind: 1984 Confederation Cup

May 19, 2018:

In this week's Rewind, Robert Smith recalls a special Confederation Cup victory at Flamboro Downs 34 years ago. With this year's renewal close at hand, it is timely to recall this memorable race day in history....read on

Elims Completed For Rooney, Lismore

May 20, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s foggy Saturday night featured eliminations for both the Art Rooney and Lismore Paces....read on

Justify Also Wins At Hoosier

May 20, 2018:

Imagine this—two horses, one a thoroughbred and one a Standardbred, both with the same name, both entered to race on the same day and both winning their respective contests. The odds of such are remarkable but that’s ‘just’ what happened in the sport of horse racing on May 19....read on

Cummings Clicks For Five At Tioga

May 20, 2018:

Sudden Change N captured Saturday’s $9,000 Fillies & Mares Open 2 at Tioga Downs, while teamster John Cummings put on a driving clinic thanks to his five-win performance....read on

Buffalo Open To Fireyourguns

May 20, 2018:

Fireyourguns may have misfired in his seasonal debut last week but he was fully loaded on Saturday night by wiring the field in Buffalo Raceway's $11,500 Open Pace in 1:52.1 over the fast track. It was just a fifth of a second off the all-time track mark of 1:52 set ironically by Fireyourguns in 2015....read on

Shell I Be Bad Upsets At Vernon

May 19, 2018:

Golden Britt did the roadwork, but Shell I Be Bad got all the marbles in Saturday’s $5,100 feature at Vernon Downs....read on

Running Aces Feature To Giggle Monster

May 19, 2018:

The Minnesota Harness Racing season kicked off on Saturday night, May 19 at Running Aces and Giggle Monster was one of the stars of the show....read on

Solid Stakes Score For Moosonee

May 19, 2018:

Moosonee moved three wide into the final turn and roared through the lane to capture the fastest division in Saturday’s $174,888 Pennsylvania Sires Stake for three-year-old colt and gelding trotters at The Meadows....read on

Justify Holds On In Preakness

May 19, 2018:

Unbeaten Justify charged clear through the fog to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, as the Kentucky Derby winner set the stage for a Triple Crown bid next month....read on

Takter Trainees Shine In Qualifiers

May 19, 2018:

Qualifiers were conducted Saturday evening at the Meadowlands Racetrack on a soggy, foggy evening that was cool but windless, and Jimmy Takter trainees performed beautifully....read on

Thats It Wires Century Mares

May 19, 2018:

After Open company proved just too tough in her last three tries, Thats It ($5.60) returned to her winning ways with a pillar-to-post 1:56.1 score in Saturday afternoon’s (May 19) featured event at Century Downs, a $7,400 top-level optional claiming event....read on

Nameisonthehalter Repeats At Northside

May 19, 2018:

After powering to a 3-3/4 length score last week, Lawrence Snow’s Nameisonthehalter ($5.30) dug deep to hold his ground for a second straight win in the $1,250 featured winners-over pacing event on Saturday afternoon (May 19) at Northside Downs....read on

HP Run Like Mom Seeks Fourth Straight

May 19, 2018:

What a difference a year can make. That’s the tune that harness racing trainer Jean Tourigny is humming these days since his trotting mare HP Run Like Mom is unbeaten in three starts this year. She goes for her fourth straight win on Sunday (May 20) at Hippodrome 3R....read on

Miss Versatility Kicks Off Monday

May 19, 2018:

The Miss Versatility series for older trotting mares begins on Monday evening (May 21) at Woodbine Mohawk Park as the eighth race. The first leg drew a field of nine racing for a purse of $50,000....read on

NA Cup Eligible Colts Sharpening

May 19, 2018:

The main stakes action for North America Cup-eligible horses this weekend takes place at three different racetracks -- Mohegan Sun Pocono, Yonkers Raceway and Flamboro Downs....read on

Ciuffetelli Wins Billings At Freehold

May 19, 2018:

After a C.K.G. Billings Series Midwest Regional trot at Scioto Downs Friday night (May 18), the longest running amateur driving series moved on to Freehold, N.J. for a contest over the famed double oval at Freehold Raceway. When the results were finalized, “Tough Tony” Ciuffettelli scored an impressive victory with Better To Be Lucky in a time of 2:00.4 over a soggy racetrack....read on

Bremner Memorial Kicks Off EPR Meet

May 19, 2018:

Horse Racing New Brunswick springs back into action for the 2018 harness racing season with a six-dash program on Victoria Day (Monday, May 21) at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

P L Hurricane Storms Home To Upset

May 19, 2018:

P L Hurricane stormed down the stretch to pull off a 27-1 upset in this week's action-packed Preferred Pace for fillies and mares on Friday night (May 18) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

MacDonald Celebrates 3,000th Win

May 18, 2018:

Anthony MacDonald reached a career milestone amid City of London Series action on Friday evening (May 18) at The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

Miller And Minor Double In NJ Stakes

May 19, 2018:

Driver David Miller had the hot hand Friday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack, with a pair of New Jersey Sire Stakes divisions among his multiple wins....read on

Long Win Streaks Continue At Hoosier

May 18, 2018:

Always A Prince made his seventh consecutive trip to the winner’s circle at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, May 18 as he completed the Hal Dale Series sweep, winning the $18,000 final of the late-closing event open to Indiana-sired colts and geldings that are non-winners of $25,000 lifetime....read on

Six Pack Equals Track Record

May 18, 2018:

Vernon Downs ran eliminations for the Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) for sophomore trotters on Friday night (May 18)....read on

Tempus Seelster Tops Saratoga Mares

May 18, 2018:

Ontario-owned Tempus Seelster did what only one mare has been able to do in the last two months at Saratoga Casino Hotel when the five-year-old distaffer beat Spreester in the local Fillies and Mares Open on Friday night....read on

Another Open Victory For Newborn Sassy

May 18, 2018:

Stop us if you’ve read this one before… Odds-on Newborn Sassy (Jordan Stratton, $2.60) did not play fair Friday night (May 18), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $44,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace in obnoxiously facile fashion....read on

Distinctiv Rusty Prevails In Truro Feature

May 18, 2018:

Distinctiv Rusty and driver Dale Spence shot through the passing lane to prevail in the Friday night feature at Truro Raceway for the Rennison family....read on

Summerside Season Starts Monday

May 18, 2018:

Race fans will be treated to a feature event that literally anybody could win as Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway opens up its season for Victoria Day racing on Monday afternoon....read on

Hanover Changes Claiming Policy

May 18, 2018:

Hanover Raceway would like to notify all horsepeople of a change in policy at its track for the 2018 race season and beyond....read on

Marion Marauder Set To Debut

May 18, 2018:

Two-time Dan Patch Award-winner Marion Marauder will open his five-year-old season Sunday (May 20) by traveling to a track he’s never visited previously, even if it is still in North America rather than Scandinavia....read on

Big Morning For Menary & Jamieson

May 18, 2018:

O'Brien Award winner Sintra returned to the track Friday morning at Woodbine Mohawk Park for his first qualifier of 2018....read on

Farwell 4 Hire At Grand River

May 18, 2018:

Grand River Raceway’s 2018 live horse racing season launches on Friday, June 1 with a special guest announcer putting the finishing touches on his ambitious fundraising campaign....read on

Zeron Goes Home For A Cause

May 18, 2018:

A successful career in horse racing is often counted in purse earnings, starts, wins, time devoted to the sport and natural talent. However, one factor, often left out when describing a “true horseman,” is his ability to remain family-oriented, especially when met with the challenges of the sport....read on

OSS Season Kicks Off Sunday

May 18, 2018:

For the second straight year the Ontario Sires Stakes program will kick off its season during Flamboro Downs’ $425,000 Confederation Cup program, this Sunday, May 20....read on

Firsts For Fonseca, Blue-Blooded Colt

May 18, 2018:

Josert Fonseca, whose competitive sulky career began by handling Hambletonian winner Pinkman in a qualifying victory last year, won with his first pari-mutuel drive on Friday (May 20)....read on

Licensing News From Pennsylvania

May 18, 2018:

The Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission will soon begin accepting standardbred owner’s licenses through the National Racing Compact....read on

National Caretaker Appreciation Day

May 17, 2018:

Caretakers are the unsung heroes of harness racing, and are critical to the success of any horse in any stable and charged with the responsibility of making sure the horses they care for are happy and healthy, physically and emotionally....read on

Camluck Classic Field Announced

May 17, 2018:

The Raceway at Western Fair District has finalized the details for what promises to be one of the biggest days in Canadian harness racing this season when it hosts the inaugural Camluck Classic program on closing night, Saturday, May 26....read on

Kaplan Unveiled As New Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame President

May 17, 2018:

A capacity crowd of racing industry supporters, Hall of Fame-honoured members and incoming inductees were expertly guided through a jam-packed agenda by Master of Ceremonies and CHRHF-honoured member Jim Bannon during Wednesday evening’s (May 16) annual Hall of Fame President’s Reception....read on

Trevor Henry Wins Ontario Regional Driving Championship

May 16, 2018:

By virtue of three wins in the nine-race tournament, Trevor Henry captured the 2018 Ontario Regional Driving Championship (ORDC), held Wednesday evening (May 16) at The Raceway at Western Fair District in London, Ont....read on

Notice For Manitoba Fair Meet Members

May 17, 2018:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind everyone participating in the upcoming fairs in Manitoba to please ensure all account transactions are completed in advance of the event date....read on

Trotting 4 Charity Hits Home

May 17, 2018:

For Andrew Harris, the inaugural Trotting 4 Charity event speaks to his two biggest loves – harness racing and his wife, Amanda....read on

Spring Mixed Sale Very Strong In Ohio

May 17, 2018:

On Tuesday (May 15) in Springfield, Ohio, horsemen flooded to the Champions Center, the new site for the Blooded Horse Sale, seeking racehorses and breeding stock among the 404 catalogued in the Spring Mixed Sale....read on

Who Wins The Confederation Cup?

May 17, 2018:

Who do you think will win Sunday's $182,500 Confederation Cup at Flamboro Downs?...read on

Flamboro Set For Confederation Cup

May 16, 2018:

The stage is set for a memorable 40th edition of the Confederation Cup this Sunday (May 20) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Paddock Meeting At Inverness Raceway

May 17, 2018:

Trot Insider has been informed of the details for an upcoming drivers meeting at Inverness Raceway....read on

Manchego Poised For 2018 Debut

May 16, 2018:

Undefeated champion filly Manchego is slated to make her 2018 seasonal debut Monday (May 21) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, racing in the $56,480 tenth-race division of the second preliminary leg of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for three-year-old trotting misses....read on

Clinton Meet Starts Sunday

May 16, 2018:

For those patiently awaiting the sounds of thundering hooves down the stretch, shouts of encouragement at the wire, and the scrumptious smell of the trackside BBQ, the sights and sounds of live racing at Huron County's oval are just around the corner....read on

New Logo For Hippodrome 3R

May 16, 2018:

The Quebec Jockey Club has debuted a new logo for the province's only full-time pari-mutuel racetrack, Hippodrome 3R....read on

Grand River Bursary/Scholarship Details

May 16, 2018:

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

Drive A Racehorse At Grand River

May 16, 2018:

Grand River Raceway will host its 10th annual backstretch open house on Sunday, May 27. Guests are invited to drop in any time from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a rare glimpse of horse racing behind the scenes....read on

More Kawartha Information Released

May 16, 2018:

Trot Insider has received more information in regard to the upcoming live meet at Kawartha Downs....read on

Woodbine Mohawk Grand Re-Opening

May 15, 2018:

A new era at Woodbine Mohawk Park will officially open with a bang this Saturday evening (May 19)....read on

Prince County Horsemen’s Club AGM Info

May 15, 2018:

Officials with the Prince County Horsemen’s Club have announced the details of the organization’s upcoming annual general meeting....read on

ID Technician On PEI

May 15, 2018:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be on Prince Edward Island on Tuesday, May 22 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Regulators Optimistic About Rules Committee Work

May 15, 2018:

Following several months of deliberation, and a recent two-day in-person meeting, Canada’s racing regulators are encouraged by the progress of the Rules Committee....read on

More Exhibition Park Dates Announced

May 15, 2018:

The Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission recently announced that a two race dates have been added to Exhibition Park Raceway’s 2018 racing calendar....read on

Stollery Day At Bedrock Details

May 15, 2018:

After three very successful editions, Kelly Hoerdt’s Bedrock Training Centre in Beaumont, Alberta will once again play host the annual Stollery Children’s Hospital fundraiser in a few weeks’ time....read on

Mohawk Draw Schedule Changed

May 14, 2018:

Officials with Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to notify all horsepeople of a change to the draw schedule....read on

Kawartha Schooling, Qualifying Info

May 14, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned of the schooling and qualifying schedule for Kawartha Downs, which announced this past weekend that it will host an 18-date live meet this year....read on

Summerside Paddock Meeting Details

May 11, 2018:

Details for the upcoming annual paddock meeting at Red Shores Summerside have been released....read on

CPMA Update On Cobalt

May 10, 2018:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) would like to provide the Canadian horse racing industry with an update on cobalt testing since it was transferred from the provincial racing commissions in April 2017....read on

May Zoom Theme: Mares & Foals

May 8, 2018:

May’s Zoom Challenge theme is Mares and Foals! Each year we receive so many great entries for this theme, we’ve decided to bring it back again!...read on

Historic Ontario Horse Racing Industry Funding Agreement Signed

May 8, 2018:

The Ontario Racing (OR) Board of Directors today (Tuesday, May 8) announced the signing of a historic 19-year funding agreement with the Ontario Government....read on

Northlands Park's License Extended

May 3, 2018:

Horse Racing Alberta and Northlands announced today the continuation of their partnership by extending the horse racing license to Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino until the new Century Mile Racetrack is open to the public....read on

2018 N.A. Cup Spring Book Odds

April 28, 2018:

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 racing....read on

Atlantic Regional Drivers Set

April 27, 2018:

The field of eight drivers has been confirmed for the 2018 Atlantic Regional Driving Championship taking place at Truro Raceway on Friday, June 29....read on

Seventy N.A. Cup Eligibles Remain

April 23, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment has released the names of the 70 three-year-old pacers that have been kept eligible to the 2018 Pepsi North America Cup following the April 15 sustaining payment....read on

In Need Of A Nurse Mare?

February 26, 2018:

Are you in need of a nurse mare? Do you have a nurse mare available? … read on

2018 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 19, 2018:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2018 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Up To Date With '18 Eligibility Fees?

December 19, 2017:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2018 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2018....read on

Are You & Your Horse Ready To Race?

July 3, 2017:

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


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