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Scharf Presents Gallo Blue Chip Scholarship
January 10, 2012

Martin Scharf presented the sixth annual Gallo Blue Chip Scholarship to Michael Fahy of Washington, Pennsylvania at the Meadowlands Racetrack over the weekend

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CBC Stallion Nominations Due
January 10, 2012

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners that the deadline to register their stallion for the Canadian Breeders Championship for the 2012 breeding season is January 15. Envelopes may be postmarked on or before Monday, January 16 to be accepted

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Support Chase, Meet NHL Alumni
January 10, 2012

Details have been released regarding the fifth annual Chase McEachern Memorial Hockey for Heart Tournament

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FSBOA Announces 2011 Award Winners
January 10, 2012

The Florida Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association has announced its 2011 horses of the year and its 2010-2011 breeder of the year

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OSS Stallion Registration Deadline Looming
January 10, 2012

The Ontario Sires Stakes Administration would like to remind stallion owners that the deadline to register their stallion for the OSS program for the 2012 breeding season without incurring a late fee is January 15

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Yonkers Back In Action This Friday
January 9, 2012

The long national nightmare is over. Yonkers Raceway returns for its 2012 season Friday, with a dozen races

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KD Awards, Racing Info
January 9, 2012

Kawartha Downs has released the details regarding its 2011 awards banquet, and has also sent out a reminder to horsepeople with details in regard to the return of live racing to the track

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ORC Authorizes Use Of Access Agreements
January 9, 2012

On Monday, January 9, the Ontario Racing Commission issued a Notice to the Industry in regard to changes put in place to meet Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency requirements for issuing betting permits

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WEG’s January 17 Stakes Deadline Approaching
January 9, 2012

The Woodbine Entertainment Group would like to issue a reminder to all horsepeople of the January 17 deadline for six stakes events that are part of the Winter/Spring Series.

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Lloyd Arnold Passes
January 9, 2012

Lloyd Arnold, 82, a longtime standardbred owner and former racetrack operator, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2012

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2YO Cheques Available Today In BC
January 9, 2012

Harness Racing BC has announced that two-year-old bonus cheques will be ready for pick-up at the HRBC office today (Monday, January 9)

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Breedings Available At SRF
January 9, 2012

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) has announced that it has received gifts of many breeding donations for the 2012 season.

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Gural Drawing Sell-Out Crowd
January 9, 2012

Fresh off a weekend in which the Meadowlands Racetrack re-emerged under his control, it looks like featured speaker Jeff Gural will definitely pack the house at the

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O'Brien Anthem Singer Announced
January 9, 2012

Haley MacDonald, 21, from the beautiful coastal town of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, has been selected to perform the Canadian National Anthem at the 2011 O’Brien Awards

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Gordon Murphy Passes
January 7, 2012

Gordon Charles Murphy, longtime starter for the Ontario Jockey Club and Woodbine Entertainment Group, passed away at Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Thursday, January 5, 2012

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Western Fair Awards Night Set
January 6, 2012

The Raceway at The Western Fair District will honour its top performers from 2011 during the annual awards night celebration, which is slated for Saturday, February 25 in the Carousel Room of the track

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2012 SIP Criteria Book Now Available
January 6, 2012

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that the Horse Improvement Program has published the 2012 Program Criteria Book for the Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP), which includes the Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) program and the Ontario Resident Mare Program (ORMP)

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New CDP Season Begins Saturday
January 6, 2012

The 2012 season of live harness racing at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park will get underway Saturday with a 1:00 p.m. first-race post time

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ATSS Stud Reminder, ASBA AGM Details
January 6, 2012

The Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association has released notices regarding 2012 sires stakes stallion registration and the 2012 ASBA annual General Meeting

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Winbak Announces Early Booking Discount
January 6, 2012

Winbak Farm will be giving a $1,000 discount to anybody that books to Riverboat King and Village Jove by the end of February

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First OSAS Stallions Announced
January 5, 2012

Every year Seelster Farms generously donates breedings to their stallions to the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s stallion auction and that continues for the 2012

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O’Brien Program Ads & Tickets On Sale
January 5, 2012

Standardbred Canada produces a four-colour souvenir program for the O’Brien Awards each year

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No Recipient For Cam Fella Award
January 5, 2012

Standardbred Canada today announced there will not be a 2011 recipient for the Cam Fella Award

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ORC Announces Effective Dates For New Rules
January 4, 2012

Following the completion of the public consultation process, the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has announced the effective dates of new and modified rules of racing

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Northern Kid To Kentucky
January 4, 2012

Northern Kid 2, 1:58.3; 3, 1:57.1, whose first crop includes the 2011 Illinois stakes-winning filly Maevey Gravy 2, 1:58.2, will be standing at stud at Walnut Hall Stock Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, for the 2012 breeding season

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CHHA 2012 Stallion Auction Details
January 4, 2012

The Christian Harness Horsemen's Association has announced the details regarding its upcoming 2012 stallion auction

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Fans Like Gural, 'Big Bad’ Jug
January 4, 2012

Voting for the United States Harness Writers Association and United States Trotting Association's Railbird Recognition Awards ended on New Year’s Eve, and the voice of the fans of harness racing has been heard

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Finalists Announced For 2011 Media Excellence Awards
January 4, 2012

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2011 Media Excellence Awards. The Media Excellence Awards program is aimed at honouring those who have, through one piece of exceptional work, covered Canadian harness racing in a manner that is extraordinary and of broad national appeal

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OSAS 2012 Show Date Set
January 3, 2012

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society today announced the date for their popular annual Horse Show

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SC Announces Even More Online Stakes
January 3, 2012

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the addition of even more new stakes which are now available for purchase on the SC Stakes Online payment program.

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FSBOA Announces 2012 Stakes
January 3, 2012

On Monday, January 2, the Florida Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association announced its 2012 stakes schedule for two and three-year-olds

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FSBOA Announces New Stakes Event
January 2, 2012

The Florida Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association (FSBOA) is pleased to announce a new addition to its three-year-old Florida-sired stakes menu for 2012

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Bercury Elected To MSOA Board
January 2, 2012

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association (MSOA) announces that William Bercury has been elected to its Board of Directors following a vote by the General Membership

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Big Handle At Cal Expo
December 31, 2011

The winter/spring Cal Expo harness meet began on Friday night with an excellent opening night handle of $928,858 on the 15-race card.

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Hambletonian Society Offices Closed
December 30, 2011

The Hambletonian Society offices are closed through the holidays until Tuesday, January 3

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Ronald McMillan Passes
December 30, 2011

Lifelong harness racing enthusiast and longtime participant Ron McMillan of Alma, ON passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2011, at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus, ON

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Georgian Cancels Qualifiers
December 30, 2011

Georgian Downs wishes to advise horsemen that the Saturday, Dec. 31 session of qualifying races has been cancelled

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Alan Anderson Passes
December 29, 2011

Trot Insider has learned that trainer Alan Anderson passed away during the holiday season in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 48 due to complications from cancer

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Vintage Master To Winbak Of Canada
December 29, 2011

World Champion and double-millionaire Vintage Master p,2,1:57.4; 3,1:49.2f; 4,1:48.1f ($2,119,713), by Western Ideal and from Arts Vintage (by Artsplace), will be retired from racing and will stand in Ontario at Winbak Farm of Canada

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'Big M' Lasix, Qualifying News
December 28, 2011

The New Jersey Racing Commission’s veterinarian, Dr. Barbara Greene, has issued changes in lasix procedures for the 2012 Meadowlands meet

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Railbird Recognition Voting Still Open
December 27, 2011

Balloting for the second category of the 2011 Railbird Recognition winds down this week and you only have until midnight on New Year’s Eve to cast your vote

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Qualifiers Cancelled Friday In London
December 27, 2011

Horse people should note that The Raceway at The Western Fair District has cancelled qualifiers for this Friday, December 30. There will also be no training on the track for the balance of this week

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ORC Rules On Three Drivers
December 23, 2011

On Friday, December 23 the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) released its rulings in regard to the appeals of horsemen Anthony MacDonald, Ron Maclean and Scott Wray

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COSA Offices Closed For Holiday Season
December 23, 2011

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA) has asked horsepeople to please note that its Campbellville, Ont. office is closed for the holiday season, as of noon on Friday, December 23

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'Sugar' To Join Middleton For O’Brien Awards
December 23, 2011

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that Ken Middleton and Shannon 'Sugar' Doyle will co-host the 2011 O’Brien Awards

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Sing For Your Supper At The O'Brien Awards
December 23, 2011

Are you a talented, enthusiastic vocalist that enjoys performing in front of large crowds at special events or concerts? If this sounds like you, how would you like to sing the National Anthem at the 2011 O’Brien Awards?

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Tom Cango To Ohio's Cool Winds Farm
December 23, 2011

Kim and Randy Haines of Cool Winds Farm, along with Buckeye Breeding in conjunction with Joe Chnapko and Bill Gallagher, are proud to announce that Tom Cango 2,1:57.1f 3,1:53.2 $515,930, the half-brother to Broadway Hall, the sire of 2011 Hambo winner Broad Bahn, will be entering the Ohio stallion ranks for 2012 season

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KD Announces Track Training Hours
December 23, 2011

Officials with Kawartha Downs have announced the training hours at the track effective Saturday, December 24, 2011 until April 30, 2012

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SC Main Office Holiday Schedule
December 23, 2011

Please note that Standardbred Canada’s main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be under special holiday hours this holiday season

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Antonacci, Jr., 'Vanquish' To Be Honoured
December 23, 2011

Two names associated with 'excellence in trotting families,' horseman Frank Antonacci, Jr. and broodmare Armbro Vanquish, have recently been voted year-end awards in a polling of the U.S.

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