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WFD Closed For Training Wednesday
May 12, 2014

Horsepeople are advised that The Raceway at Western Fair District will be closed for training this Wednesday (May 14) due to ongoing construction at the facility.

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Great Day For SBOA Open House
May 12, 2014

Over 200 friends, neighbours, and horse enthusiasts came out to Mac Lilley Farms in Dutton, Ontario to see the latest foals alongside their Moms on Sunday at an Open House co-sponsored by the SBOA and Mac Lilley Farms.

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Meadows Increases Monday Pick 4 Guarantee
May 11, 2014

On Monday, May 12, The Meadows Racetrack & Casino will offer a $10,000 guaranteed pool for its Pick 4 wager as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative.

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Register For Bring A Friend!
May 11, 2014

Here’s your chance to share the passion you feel for Canadian harness racing! Register for the Bring A Friend National promotion and bring a friend or two, or more, to the races during the weekend of June 6- 8.

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Tioga & Vernon Entries Accepted Online
May 9, 2014

Effective immediately, the race offices at Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs will accept entries from trainers via the USTA Online Entry platform, in addition to via phone and in person.

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Revised: SRW Paddock Meeting Details
May 9, 2014

Details have been revised in regard to this week's 2014 paddock meeting at Summerside Raceway.

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Dan Gernatt Sr. Passes
May 9, 2014

Breeder Daniel R. Gernatt Sr., passed away on Monday, May 5 in his home after a brief illness. He was 97.

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Big M Payments Due May 15
May 9, 2014

Several of the Meadowlands Racetrack’s stakes events and early closers require a May 15 payment.

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Mach It Big Shoots For CDP Double
May 8, 2014

The stage is set for an action packed card of harness racing Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park with some of the top horses in the region competing in a nine-horse feature in Race 11.

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Solid Numbers For The ‘Battles’
May 8, 2014

Lists are now available of horses eligible to start in the elimination dashes for Grand River Raceway’s 2014 signature races.

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Mandatory Jackpot Hi 5 Payout Date
May 8, 2014

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that the mandatory payout for its Standardbred Jackpot Hi 5 wager is set for Saturday, May 17, the second-to-last card of the current meet at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Changes To Big M Qualifying Schedule
May 8, 2014

Qualifiers at the Meadowlands Racetrack next week will be moved to Friday, May 16. Please note that beginning with that round of qualifiers, the draw date will be changed as the entry box for next week's qualifiers and each week thereafter will close Monday at 9 a.m.

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SBOANJ / BCAP '14 Scholarship Info
May 8, 2014

The Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey and the Backstretch Community Assistance Program will once again offer college scholarships in 2014 to the sons and daughters of New Jersey horsemen.

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ORDC Pick 8 Handicapping Challenge
May 8, 2014

The Pick 8 Handicapping Challenge for Friday night's Ontario Regional Driving Championship is now open!

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SBOANJ-Sponsored Stakes Payments
May 7, 2014

Nomination payments are due for New Jersey-sired yearlings on May 15, 2014 for the 2015 Harold and Marion Dancer Trots, the 2015 New Jersey Futurity and the 2016 editions of the Anthony Abbatiello New Jersey Classic, Thomas D’Altrui Miss New Jersey, the Charles and Helen Smith Trots.

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Bill Robinson Passes
May 7, 2014

Bill Robinson, 73, a well known and accomplished blacksmith in Ohio, passed away Friday, May 2.

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Roosevelt Legacy Night Reminder
May 7, 2014

Roosevelt Raceway Legacy Night at the Meadowlands Racetrack is fast approaching and will take place on Saturday, May 17.

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Kadabra, Sportswriter Books Full, Closed
May 7, 2014

Tara Hills Stud of Port Perry, Ont. has announced that the 2014 books for Kadabra and Sportswriter are now full and closed.

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SC's May 15 Stakes Reminder
May 6, 2014

Standardbred Canada would like to remind owners/trainers that several stakes payments are due on or before Thursday, May 15, 2014.

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Bring A Friend Challenge Returns
May 6, 2014

Here’s your chance to share the passion you feel for Canadian harness racing and be an ambassador for the sport!

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WFD-ORDC Draw Delayed
May 6, 2014

Horsepeople are advised that the draw for Friday’s program at The Raceway at Western Fair District is being held over until tomorrow morning at 9 a.m.

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Thompson Named NRC Exec Director
May 6, 2014

The National Racing Compact has announced that its board of directors has named its longtime license administrator, Patrick Thompson, as the compact’s new executive director.

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Chester Carter Passes
May 6, 2014

Chester M. ‘Chet’ Carter, 86, a fixture on the Maine harness racing circuit for more than 50 years, passed away on Friday, May 2.

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2014 OSS Yearling Nomination Form
May 6, 2014

Owners of yearlings eligible to be nominated to the Ontario Sires Stakes should be aware that yearling nomination forms were mailed on April 14 according to the information in the Standardbred Canada computer system at that time.

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ORC Approves New Rules
May 5, 2014

At a meeting of the Board of the Ontario Racing Commission on April 25, a number of changes to the Rules of Racing were approved, impacting Standardbred, Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing.

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HRNB Announces Qualifying Dates
May 5, 2014

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick have announced a handful of upcoming qualifying dates.

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Patrick Keenan Passes
May 5, 2014

After a full and blessed life, the family of Patrick Keenan has announced his peaceful passing on Thursday, May 1 at the age of 82. Keenan was president & CEO of the Ontario Jockey Club from January 1994 to December 1995.

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Scioto Set For Opening Night
May 5, 2014

Scioto Downs is encouraging all fans to arrive early this Thursday, Friday and Saturday to meet and greet with some of the harness drivers that will be doing battle at the Ohio raceway.

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Greg Darnell Passes
May 5, 2014

Trot Insider has learned that horseman Greg Darnell, who used to drive at Western Fair, Woodstock Raceway and Dresden Raceway, passed away Tuesday, April 29 at the age of 54.

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Change For RCR’s Wednesday Qualifiers
May 5, 2014

Officials in the Rideau Carleton race office have informed Trot Insider of a first-race post time change for the track’s Wednesday qualifying sessions.

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SRF Offers Perfect Mother's Day Gift
May 5, 2014

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation can help you shop for Mother's Day with love. SRF's 169 horses, all hoping for a ‘forever home,’ can use the help of a good mother to sponsor their care while awaiting a loving home.

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Seelster Announces New Facebook Presence
May 5, 2014

Seelster Farms of Lucan, Ont. announced on Monday its new presence on Facebook.

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NJSS May 15 Yearling Payments Due
May 5, 2014

Important payments are due May 15 to make and keep horses eligible to the lucrative New Jersey Sire Stakes Program and other special stakes races for New Jersey-sired horses.

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Hambo Society's May 15 Payment Notice
May 5, 2014

Yearling nominations for all events administered by the Hambletonian Society and sustaining payments for all other races serviced by the society are due Thursday, May 15.

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Shirley Jenkins Passes
May 5, 2014

Trot Insider has learned that Shirley Jenkins passed away in Sudbury, Ont. at Health Sciences North on Saturday, May 3 at the age of 77.

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McEachern Memorial Tourney Details
May 5, 2014

Some details for the eighth annual Chase McEachern Memorial Golf for Heart Tournament have been released.

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Spitzig Wins #Selfie Challenge
May 5, 2014

Congratulations to Taylor Spitzig of Courtright, Ontario, for winning our first Zoom contest for 2014 which challenged our Fan Club members to take 'selfies.'

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Woodstock Hosts 50th Awards Night
May 4, 2014

The Woodstock & District Trotting Association held its 50th annual banquet and awards night Saturday evening at the CAW Hall in Woodstock.

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Alberta Cancels Card Due To Snow
May 4, 2014

Officials from Alberta Downs were forced to cancel Sunday's matinee program due to heavy snowfall in the area.

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Hoosier Fan Hits The Jackpot
May 3, 2014

For the second consecutive year, Hoosier Park provided guests a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity to place a $10,000 Kentucky Derby win bet on the horse of their choice in this year’s edition of the Kentucky Derby and for the second consecutive year, a winning bet was made.

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Alberta Downs Results Delayed
May 3, 2014

Results from Alberta Downs' Saturday card of harness racing will be delayed due to internet problems at the Lacombe, Alberta track.

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Georgian Changes Training Schedule
May 2, 2014

The racetrack at Georgian Downs is now open for training. At the request of the local horse people, the training days have been amended.

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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.

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Moni Maker Passes
May 2, 2014

Moni Maker, the trotting mare who was 1998 and 1999 Horse of the Year in the United States, passed away during the morning hours of Friday, May 2 at New Bolton Center, veterinary hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, after complications from colic surgery. She was 21.

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GRR Training Closure Reminder
May 2, 2014

Grand River Raceway has issued a reminder regarding an exception to its regular training schedule.

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Mother's Day Open House Set
May 2, 2014

The Standardbred Breeders Of Ontario Association and Mac Lilley Farms Ltd. have teamed up to host a Mother's Day Open House.

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Mach It Big Favoured In CDP Feature
May 1, 2014

Mach It Big, owned and trained by Jonah Moase of Cornwall, is favoured to win the Saturday feature at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Post time for the program is 6 p.m.

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Miami Valley To Host Marquee Night
May 1, 2014

The “Roarin’ Grand” is on its way to southwest Ohio as Miami Valley Raceway presents its first-ever national stakes races Sunday night.

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Menary Discusses Hes Watching
May 1, 2014

Hes Watching, last season's Dan Patch Award winner in the two-year-old pacing colt division, will make his 2014 charted debut during the Friday morning qualifying session at Mohawk Racetrack.

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Post Time Change At Harrah’s Philly
May 1, 2014

Officials with Harrah’s Philadelphia have announced that the track will feature a special first-race post time for its card of live racing on Saturday, May 3.

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