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Sid Alpert Passes
July 2, 2014

Sidney A. Alpert, a master innovator of raceway video and sound systems at a number of racetracks and a holder of a number of patents during the last half of the 20th century, has passed away at age 87.

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Scioto Cancels Due To Weather
July 1, 2014

Track officials at Scioto Downs were forced to scrap the final five races Tuesday evening due to severe weather.

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Georgian Box Still Open
July 1, 2014

Officials with Georgian Downs have announced that the entry box for the track's Saturday, July 5 program of live harness racing will remain open until 12:00 p.m. today.

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Holiday Harness Racing Action
July 1, 2014

As Canada celebrates its 147th birthday on July 1, special Canada Day cards of harness racing are taking place all across the country.

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SC Closure Notice
June 30, 2014

Please take note that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed on Tuesday, July 1 in observance of the Canada Day holiday.

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Gold Cup Grandstand Ticket Info
June 30, 2014

Officials with Red Shores have announced that grandstand seats for the 2014 edition of the Gold Cup & Saucer will go on sale Wednesday, July 2 at 9 a.m. (AST).

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New Track Superintendent At Batavia
June 30, 2014

Officials with Batavia Downs have announced that Ralph Horton has been named the raceway’s new track superintendent, replacing Fran Mruczek, who retired from the position at the end of the 2013 meeting.

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Alberta Reschedules Sunday Card
June 29, 2014

Alberta Downs has cancelled live harness racing on Sunday due to unsafe track conditions.

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Ocean Downs To Host MSS
June 27, 2014

The resurgent Maryland Sire Stakes returns for its annual trek to the eastern shore of Maryland with the kickoff of the stake program and four and five-year-old trotters taking the spotlight at Ocean Downs this Sunday.

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Glamour Boys Return To Mohawk
June 27, 2014

With a break in action between Ontario Sires Stakes Gold events for three-year-old pacing colts, several of the regular competitors stepped up to compete with the upper echelons of this division in Grand Circuit action over the past few weeks.

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Celebrate Canada Day Early At KD
June 27, 2014

Kawartha Downs will be celebrating Canada Day a few days early, this Saturday, June 28.

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Donald ‘Thunder’ Valentine Passes
June 27, 2014

Harness racing participant Donald ‘Thunder’ Valentine was laid to rest at the Lind Brothers Funeral Home in Carmichael, California this morning after having recently passed at the age of 61.

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Northfield’s Holiday Week Draw Schedule
June 27, 2014

Officials with Northfield Park have issued a reminder the track’s Fourth of July Week draw schedule.

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Red Shores’ Weekend Preview
June 27, 2014

Officials from Red Shores have sent out the organization’s preview for this weekend’s live harness racing action at Summerside Raceway and the Charlottetown Driving Park.

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Monticello Adds July 4 Card
June 26, 2014

Monticello Raceway will add a special racing program on Friday, July 4 which will be the only change to the track’s four-day-a-week July racing schedule.

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More Decisions On Sasso/Adams Appeal
June 26, 2014

The Ontario Racing Commission has released its Notice of Decision – a further Interim Decision – which addresses the still outstanding issue of redactions in the ‘new’ disclosure materials in relation to appeals by Gabriella Sasso and Ronald Adams.

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Big M To Stream Baby Races/Qualifiers
June 26, 2014

Officials at the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that baby races and qualifiers at the Big M will be streamed live for the balance of the summer on the Meadowlands website starting Friday, June 27.

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HOF Gala Tickets On Sale
June 26, 2014

Details have been released for the 2014 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Gala. Tickets for the event, which will take place Wednesday, August 6 at the Mississauga Convention Centre, are now on sale.

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Millionaire To Hit Track After Breeding
June 26, 2014

A seven-year-old double millionaire will be making his 2014 pari-mutuel debut Friday after having put in some recent work in the breeding shed.

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Inverness To Host ATSS Colts Sunday
June 26, 2014

Three-year-old pacing colts from across the Maritimes will meet for some serious racing competition at Inverness Raceway on Sunday afternoon.

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Buffalo’s Friday NYSS Preview
June 26, 2014

Thus far in 2014, two different divisions of the New York Sire Stakes have visited Buffalo Raceway and left town with two track records.

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Counting On 'Cliffy'
June 26, 2014

When Meadowview Cliffy scored his first lifetime victory at Georgian Downs on June 14, it helped brighten a rather dismal week for his owner and breeder Charlie Reid of Meadowview Farms in Orono, Ont.

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Georgian Adds Tuesday Conditions
June 26, 2014

The race office at Georgian Downs has made additions to its condition sheet for Tuesday, July 1.

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Jerome Osborne Sr. Passes
June 25, 2014

Jerome T. Osborne Sr., the founder of Osborne Companies Inc. and self-made entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist, of Mentor, Ohio, died peacefully on Saturday, June 21 surrounded by family and his beloved dog Drummond. He was 92.

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Bojarski Joins Batavia Media Dept.
June 25, 2014

Batavia Downs announced on Wednesday evening that U.S. harness writer Tim Bojarski has joined their staff as a media correspondent of racing information.

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HRNB’s Fredericton Box Reminder
June 25, 2014

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick would like to remind horsepeople that the draw for Fredericton Raceway’s traditional Canada Day card (Tuesday, July 1) will be held on Friday of this week.

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Red Shores’ Thursday CDP Preview
June 25, 2014

An action packed card of Thursday night racing will see some of the top pacers and trotters in Maritimes hit the track at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park.

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Georgian's Saturday 'Mini' Race Results
June 25, 2014

The miniature horses raced at Georgian Downs this past Saturday night in the first of a three-leg series.

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Book Signing At Goshen July 4
June 25, 2014

Acclaimed equine photographer Barbara Livingston will be at the Harness Racing Museum in Goshen, NY on Friday, July 4 at 11:30 a.m. to talk about and sign her latest book, ‘Standardbred Old Friends.’

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Alberta Downs Entries Delayed
June 25, 2014

It has been announced that the entries for Saturday, June 28 at Alberta Downs will be delayed due to technical difficulties at the Lacombe track.

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CHRB Moves To Curb Corticosteroid Use
June 25, 2014

On June 19, the California Horse Racing Board adopted regulations to limit the use of corticosteroids in racehorses and to impose further restrictions on shockwave therapy.

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GCGC Announces Election Of Directors
June 25, 2014

On Friday, June 20, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation announced that at its annual general meeting of shareholders held on June 19, all directors nominated as listed in the information circular dated May 5 were elected.

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Zoom Challenge: It’s Post Time!
June 25, 2014

Our theme for the July Zoom Challenge is “It’s Post Time!”

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Notice Of Decision: Sasso/Adams Appeal
June 24, 2014

On Tuesday, June 24, the Ontario Racing Commission issued a Notice of Decision in relation to appeals by Gabriella Sasso and Ronald Adams.

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RUS Qualifier At The Big M On July 4
June 24, 2014

Those wishing to qualify a horse for the preliminary leg of the Hambletonian Monte Trot late closing series, slated for July 18 at the Meadowlands Racetrack, will have one more chance to do so.

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Skate To Support Retired S-Breds
June 24, 2014

It has been announced that the Rollermagic Skating Center in Jackson, NJ will sponsor a fundraiser for the Standardbred Retirement Foundation on Monday, June 30 from 6 - 9 p.m.

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Hippodrome 3R’s Tuesday Night Preview
June 24, 2014

Last week at the Hippodrome 3R, Show Busness put on a really big show as part of the Quebec Eastern Regional Driving Championship as she nearly blew up the tote board when she upset the field at odds of 97-1.

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Erwin Grossman Passes
June 24, 2014

Erwin Grossman, a longtime harness racing publicist in the New York metropolitan area, passed away on Friday, June 20 at an assisted living facility in Boca Raton, FL after a long illness. He was 85.

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Goshen Welcomes HOF Drivers July 6
June 24, 2014

Goshen Historic Track in New York will feature a power-packed field of drivers in the annual $10,000 Mr. & Mrs. Elbridge T. Gerry Sr. Memorial Trot, July 6.

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Edward Paske Passes
June 24, 2014

Edward Allen Paske, 81, passed away on June 17 in Nicholasville, Kentucky.

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Trot For The Cure At Mohawk
June 24, 2014

The season opener is almost here for 2014's Racing Under Saddle season in Ontario, and the year kicks off in a big way.

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Photobomber Zoom Winner
June 23, 2014

Melissa Chandler of Charlottetown, PEI, was the Zoom Challenge winner for June’s “Photobomber” Theme.

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Tuesday Test For Ole Jack Magic
June 23, 2014

Last year, Chris Christoforou schooled the young trotting colt Ole Jack Magic for trainer Jerry Duford and owner/breeder Joanne Wray and when he stepped off the bike he told the pair, “I think you guys have another good one.”

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Updated: Tony Chiaravalle Passes
June 23, 2014

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred horse owner Antonio 'Tony' Chiaravalle of Hamilton, Ont. has passed away at the age of 78.

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First Hiawatha Draw Tuesday
June 23, 2014

Officials from the Hiawatha Horse Park have issued a reminder regarding the first draw for the track’s 2014 season. The draw will take place Tuesday, June 24.

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Scholarship Awards To Reynolds, Vallee
June 23, 2014

Bob MacDougall, chairman of the co-sponsored SOA of New York/Yonkers Raceway Scholarship Committee, has announced that Alleysha Reynolds is the winner of the 2014-2015 Scholarship Award in the amount of $5,000 and Sarah Vallee is the winner of the $3,000 award.

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Stall Availability At Vernon
June 23, 2014

Officials with Vernon Downs have announced that there will be stall availability for the remainder of the 2014 racing season.

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RUS Ontario Announces Schedule
June 22, 2014

Racing Under Saddle is an innovative new concept in harness racing in Canada, and the schedule for the racing under saddle season has been finalized and will be an exciting season for riders, horses, the bettor, and the general public at large.

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Balmoral Cancels After Storm
June 21, 2014

After heavy rain and lightning rolled through the area shortly before post time Saturday’s 13-race card at Balmoral Park was forced to be cancelled after the nasty storms caused unsafe racing conditions at the Crete oval.

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Batavia Seeks Harness Racing Writer
June 21, 2014

Batavia Downs, America’s oldest lighted harness racetrack seeks a harness racing writer for the upcoming 2014 season that begins on July 23.

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