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Century Mile Construction Featured

March 24, 2018:

The heavy machinery is out and putting in the work to make the new Century Mile racetrack near Edmonton a on

Long-Term Funding Plan For Ontario Racing Announced

March 23, 2018:

Charles Sousa, Ontario Minister of Finance, and Jeff Leal, Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, announced a long-term funding agreement with the horse racing sector in a press conference held Friday afternoon (March 23) at Flamboro 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 on

SC Rewind: The Madawaska Mile

March 24, 2018:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith goes back 60 years ago to recall a memorable race that still has some very real ties to the present on

Major Boost For Irish Harness Racing

March 24, 2018:

The harness racing industry in Ireland has reason to celebrate for consecutive Saturdays after announcing today (March 24) that government funding has been approved for the Irish Harness Racing Association's Five-Year Strategic on

Expect A Better Evenin Of Pleasure

March 24, 2018:

“You have that kind of a classy horse, the day he got to the barn, I just ran to his stall and gave him a hug. It’s such an honour to even be able to sit behind a horse like that and have the opportunity to race him in such a great series.” on

Razor-Sharp Western Joe Returns

March 24, 2018:

Saturday night racing at The Meadowlands will see top pacer Western Joe go after his sixth win of the season in the seventh race $20,000 Preferred on

Fillies Star In Marian Young Elims

March 24, 2018:

Hurried Romance and Ynothos opened Fraser Downs' Friday night card winning a pair of $7,500 eliminations for the Marian Young Memorial, a stakes event for three-year-old B.C.-bred on

L A Delight Wins Matchmaker Debut

March 23, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway offered the second round of the Blue Chip Matchmaker Friday night (March 23) on

Another 1-2 Finish For Moreau Mares

March 23, 2018:

For the second time this month, stablemates Witch Dali and Ms Mac N Cheese swept the top spots in the $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace at Woodbine for Canada's top trainer Richard on

'Tempus' Back In Saratoga Spotlight

March 23, 2018:

After prevailing in her first appearance in the local Open, the Ontario-owned Tempus Seelster finished second in back-to-back tries in the $12,000 feature for fillies and mares at Saratoga Casino Hotel heading into Friday on

Opulent Yankee Doubles Up At Big M

March 23, 2018:

The final quarter was eventful, but that didn’t stop Opulent Yankee from winning the Friday night feature at the on

Edward "Ted" Finn Passes

March 23, 2018:

Edward "Ted" Patrick Timothy Finn passed peacefully at Brantford General Hospital, on Monday, March 12, 2018, at the age of 91 on

Harrah's Philadelphia Revises Schedule

March 23, 2018:

Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack has revised its 2018 live racing schedule, with the season now slated to begin on April on

'Pizza Perfect' Returns To Grand River

March 23, 2018:

Over the course of two days, nearly 800 Grade 3 students will delve into the unique "Pizza Perfect" event at Grand River Raceway. The local youngsters will spend the field trip in a hands-on agricultural education program themed after the favoured on

Beer Pays Tribute To Harness Racing

March 23, 2018:

With harness racing set to return to 'Woodbine, Mohawk Park' in early April, a local craft beer that pays tribute to the harness racing community is also making its return to the Milton on

SC’s Heather Reid Retiring

March 22, 2018:

After four decades of dedicated service to the Canadian Standardbred industry, Heather Reid, the manager of Standardbred Canada’s Sales and Stakes Department, has announced that she will be retiring from her position, effective April on

Finkelson Scholarship Applications Open

March 23, 2018:

Steven Wolf, president of the Florida chapter of the United States Harness Racing Writers Association (USHWA), has announced that the chapter is now accepting applications for its 2018 Allen J. Finkelson Scholarship on

Hoosier Reschedules Qualifiers

March 23, 2018:

Horsepeople are advised that the qualifying races at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino scheduled for Saturday, March 24, will be moved to Monday, March 26 at 10:00 a.m., due to the impending winter storm. The qualifying races have already been on

Jockey Passes From Monday Accident

March 23, 2018:

Jockey Jose Flores has passed away as a result of injuries sustained from an accident on Monday (March 19) at Parx Racing in Pennsylvania. He was on

Filion ‘Feeling It’

March 23, 2018:

After a slow start to his 2018 season, multiple O’Brien Award-winning reinsman Sylvain Filion connected for a driving triple during Thursday’s 10-race card at Woodbine on

Fork Sharp In Preferred Score

March 22, 2018:

After going through a rough patch in recent weeks, Fork stepped up his game en route to trouncing Preferred 3 foes Thursday evening at Flamboro on

First Mohawk Qualifiers Of 2018

March 22, 2018:

A nice buzz was felt around 'Woodbine, Mohawk Park' on Thursday morning (March 22) for the track’s first qualifying session of on

Fields Set For Petticoat, Sagamore Hill

March 22, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway offers up its two richest races of the season to date next week, wrapping up the Petticoat and Sagamore Hill Pacing Series, on

Amazing Sevens Victorious At Saratoga

March 22, 2018:

Amazing Sevens, by Chapter Seven, captured Saratoga Casino Hotel’s co-feature on Thursday (March 22) on

‘Longshot Man’ Delivering

March 22, 2018:

“I know those odds are more or less because of me. I’m just starting out and trying to get my feet under me. No matter what the odds are, I’ll use my horse the same way.” on

The Story Of Lumberjack Willie

March 22, 2018:

The long and winding road that led the now 11-year-old pacer Lumberjack Willie to Cal Expo is explained by his current owner Scott on

Opulent Yankee Looking To Repeat

March 22, 2018:

This Friday (March 23), the Meadowlands Racetrack will return to its prime time post time of 7:15 p.m. with an 11-race on

Elliott Tracy Sr. Passes

March 22, 2018:

Standardbred racing official Elliott E. Tracy Sr., 89, of Buxton, Maine, passed away on March 17 after a period of declining on

Award Winners Announced In PA

March 22, 2018:

It has been announced that Aaron Merriman has been voted the Mary Lib Miller Award on

‘Big M’ Pick-4 Remains A Hot Ticket

March 22, 2018:

The action on the Meadowlands Racetrack’s signature Pick-4 wager remains strong, as during March the total pool has averaged $84,593 through the first five programs of the on

Many A Man Stuns In 2018 Debut

March 21, 2018:

Despite a slow dispatch in his four-year-old debut, Many A Man ($68.30) certainly got it right in the end, finding his best strides in the final eighth of a 1:59.4 mile to upset in The Raceway at Western Fair District’s featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot on Wednesday evening (March 21) on

Voltina Leads Buffalo Longshot Parade

March 21, 2018:

The 12-race program at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (March 21) kept both the longshot and chalk players happy. A total of seven races were won with win mutuels in the double digits, while the other five events went to heavy on

Preferred, DSBF Action At Dover

March 21, 2018:

Weather permitting, four Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) three-year-old events bring preliminary rounds to a close as an outstanding 16-race program wraps up Dover Downs’ penultimate racing week on Thursday (March 22) on

Bankes Has The Luck O' The Irish

March 21, 2018:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club would like to congratulate Ed Bankes of Mossley, Ont., on winning the St. Patrick’s Day Online Handicapping on

Great Start For Rideau Carleton

March 21, 2018:

Rideau Carleton Raceway is attributing its solid live start this year to the collaborative effort among the Standardbred Alliance, the management at Rideau Carleton Raceway, and the National Capital Region Harness Horse on

ON Sires Stakes Sustained List Online

March 21, 2018:

The list of three-year-olds that have been sustained to race in the Ontario Sires Stakes program in 2018 has now been posted on

Assessing Two-Year-Old Talent

March 21, 2018:

During what month do you usually have a good idea how talented your two-year-old is? on

Bottoni Discusses Jackpot Hi-5 Win

March 21, 2018:

“I’ve never owned Standardbreds, but I’ve made over $200,000 betting on them. I don’t know if it’s skill or luck. I think it’s a good thing (to own Standardbreds). You can make a lot of money because they race every week. But then I’d have to quit my job so I could come watch.” on

Hoosier Park Set For 25th Season

March 21, 2018:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will kick off its 25th year of live harness racing on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 with a full weekend of promotions, giveaways, dining specials, free entertainment, family fun, and on

Better Late Than Never For Perfect

March 21, 2018:

When Clyde Perfect – who was 78 at the time – watched his cousin, trainer Ron Potter, win the Little Brown Jug with Big Bad John in 2011, he decided it was time to get involved in harness racing as a horse on

New Open-Class Series In PA

March 21, 2018:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono and Harrah’s Philadelphia, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association, will offer a new series aimed toward open class pacers, trotters and mare pacers during the 2018 racing on

Hawthorne Series Details Announced

March 21, 2018:

Hawthorne Race Course Racing Secretary Robin Schadt has posted an ambitious late closing series as well as a claiming series to start the upcoming Spring-Summer meet that promises to give pacers and trotters at all levels the chance to race for added on

Century Gearing Up For Opener

March 20, 2018:

With Century Downs’ 2018 meet of live Standardbred racing set to kick off on Easter Sunday (April 1), the track’s race secretary, Jackson Wittup, has taken the time to discuss the track as it bears down on opening on

Spotlight On Ellen Harvey

March 20, 2018:

During the course of her extensive public relations career in the harness racing industry, Ellen Harvey was the one that aimed the spotlight at the industry’s best. Now, the shoe is on the other foot, as the semi-retired PR dynamo is the one answering the on

Man Admits To Fires At Training Centre

March 20, 2018:

An ex-employee that was fired from a horse training centre has admitted to local authorities that he started two fires at the facility because he was angry that he was let on

Show & Tell, Harness Racing Style!

March 20, 2018:

Do you live and breathe harness racing each and every day? There is no question that we are passionate about and dedicated to this amazing industry. The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Cub wants you, our fans, to record a short video telling us and/or showing us why you love Canadian harness racing! on

New Breeding Measures In Quebec

March 20, 2018:

Recent announcements made by the Quebec Jockey Club regarding breeding policy and registration of brood mares have generated many comments and many suggestions. It is in this spirit of healthy collaboration, that the Jockey Club announces today new measures concerning the two on

Jones Isn't Rushing Back

March 19, 2018:

After having gotten a taste of what its like to train in Florida during the winter months, conditioner Dustin Jones is pretty sure that’s what he is going to do doing whenever things get frigid from here on on

Century Gearing Up For Meet

March 19, 2018:

Officials with Century Downs would like to remind all horsepeople that racing at the Calgary-area track is literally right around the corner, as qualifying is scheduled to take place this weekend and the first condition sheet is already on

External Review Coming In Manitoba

March 18, 2018:

The Manitoba government recently announced that it will be conducting an external review of the province’s horse racing industry, and Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit President Darryl Mason is optimistic about the on

Huge Year For Fractional Owners

March 17, 2018:

"We just had exciting thing after exciting thing happen last year and knock on wood, hopefully the luck continues. We just put ourselves in a position to get some good horses and they came through for us. It was a fun year." on

SC Rewind: Remembering Quebec City

March 17, 2018:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the once great racing centre located at Quebec City as part of the ongoing Golden Memories on

Somebeachsomewhere Equestrian Canada's Horse Of The Year

March 16, 2018:

Somebeachsomewhere has been selected as a posthumous recipient of the 2017 Horse of the Year Award, named in honour of the life and memory of Canadian show jumping legend Hickstead. The award, along with others, will be presented at the Equestrian Canada Convention in Ottawa, Ont. on April 7, on

Bee A Magician Delivers First Foal

March 16, 2018:

World champion trotter and multi-millionaire Bee A Magician delivered her first foal, a Muscle Hill colt, at the Pennsylvania Equine Care Center in York on on

Mohawk Training, Qualifier Schedule Set

March 16, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment has announced that the track and paddock at Woodbine, Mohawk Park will be open for training starting Monday, March on

Central Gaming Bundle To Gateway

March 16, 2018:

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has selected Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (Gateway) as the service provider for the Central Gaming Bundle, following a competitive procurement on

MacLellan Named 2017 Harness Racing Ambassador

March 14, 2018:

Each year the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club reaches out to the industry in search of that special someone, that one person who goes above and beyond, represents the industry behind the scenes, and works tirelessly to promote and ensure the success of our on

Farmers Set Priorities To Build Resilient Industry

March 13, 2018:

International trade, transportation, climate change, mental health and government programs emerged as priorities during the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) 2018 Annual General Meeting, held in Ottawa last on

SC To Move To Microchipping

March 11, 2018:

In February, 2018, the Board of Directors of Standardbred Canada approved the transition toward microchip identification for Standardbreds in on

Post Time With Dan Gall

March 11, 2018:

We have had quite a quick start to 2018 which so far has included our first Board meeting of the year, the Annual General Meeting for our members, the 29th annual O’Brien Awards and a very special announcement that Standardbred Canada made to the on / continuer à lire

More Woodbine Development Details

March 9, 2018:

More details have emerged on Woodbine Racetrack's redevelopment into the multi-faceted entertainment hub originally unveiled for the Rexdale, Ont. location last on

Stakes Renamed In New Brunswick

March 4, 2018:

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick have informed Trot Insider that two major stakes races in the province will get an updating and sponsorship for 2018 racing on

Talks Continue At Western Fair

March 2, 2018:

"Our mission, our mandate, is as an agricultural society. I am hopeful, I am optimistic there are mutually agreeable terms." on

North America Cup Eligibles At 79

March 2, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment today (March 2) announced that 79 three-year-old pacers have been nominated to the 35th edition of the Pepsi North America on

CFA Underwhelmed By Federal Budget

February 28, 2018:

Standardbred Canada, a member of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), is attending the CFA Annual General Meetings this week in on

Mohawk Park Renovations Continue

February 27, 2018:

With opening day at Woodbine, Mohawk Park slated for April 12, renovations to the Milton oval continue in preparation for hosting year-round harness on

Reminder: ASHA Annual General Meeting

February 27, 2018:

Officials with the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association have released the details for the organization’s upcoming 2018 annual general 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

Host Tracks Confirmed For 2018 Driving Championships

February 15, 2018:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the host tracks and dates for the 2018 Regional Driving Championships and National Driving Championship which will ultimately determine Canada’s representative to the 2019 World Driving on

Important EHV-1 Facts

February 12, 2018:

For anyone that is unaware of some important facts surrounding Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1), Trot Insider is reposting a fact sheet regarding the virus to help bring people up to on

Attention Stallion Owners

January 22, 2018:

Are you standing a stallion in Canada? If so, please help Standardbred Canada update its online stallion 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 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? on

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