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All Tracks Matter
March 27, 2016

"I will acknowledge that if purses are allocated across fewer races and fewer tracks, then racing horses at those remaining facilities could become more cost effective....But whether it’s losing racing in St. John’s or Edmonton or Sarnia, the undeniable result is that we will lose customers"...read on / continuer à lire

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Rideau Reschedules Qualifying Session
March 26, 2016

Rideau Carleton Raceway would like to advise horsemen and women that it has rescheduled an upcoming qualifying session.

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New Canadian USHWA Officers
March 26, 2016

The newest chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) is pleased to announce the election of its 2016 officers.

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Miami Valley Adjusts Qualifying Session
March 25, 2016

Miami Valley Raceway has announced a change in its starting time for the Wednesday, March 30 qualifying races to 12:00 noon.

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Quebec Regional Circuit Schedule Set
March 25, 2016

The Circuit régional des courses de chevaux du Québec (CRCCQ) has announced its schedule for the upcoming 2016 season.

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Big M Qualifiers Switch To Saturdays
March 25, 2016

Qualifiers at The Meadowlands will move to Saturday mornings, beginning on April 2.

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Handicapping Contest Closes Today
March 25, 2016

How would you like to have a shot at winning $20,000 U.S. and bragging rights as the World’s top harness handicapper? Here’s your chance!....read on

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Mohawk Cancels Qualifiers
March 25, 2016

The Mohawk Racetrack race office would like to inform horsepeople that today's (March 25) qualifiers at Mohawk Racetrack have been cancelled.

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Equine Guelph Offers Colic eWorkshop
March 25, 2016

The No. 1 killer of horses other than old age is colic. If you search 'equine colic' on the internet, over 400,000 results will appear.

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Hanover Applies For Race Date Change
March 24, 2016

Hanover, Bentinck & Brant Agricultural Society is requesting approval for a variance of the race date schedule at Hanover Raceway.

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SC’s Main Office Closed Friday
March 24, 2016

Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed on Friday, March 25 in observance of Good Friday.

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Peter ‘Pete’ Marostega Passes
March 24, 2016

Trot Insider has learned that longtime horseman Pete Marostega passed away in Guelph, Ont. on the evening of Tuesday, March 22, at the age of 47.

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Details On Ohio Cobalt Rules Revealed
March 24, 2016

On Wednesday, March 23, the Ohio State Racing Commission adopted resolution (2016-05) which established thresholds and penalties for Cobalt violations, effective April 15, 2016, the day testing begins for Cobalt at all Ohio racetracks.

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Review Stakes Cancelled
March 24, 2016

The Illinois Department of Agriculture has announced that the 2016 Grand Circuit Review Stakes for both two-year-olds (#114) and three-year-olds (#113) have been cancelled until further notice due to uncertain state funding and few nominated horses.

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$4.18M Carryover Into Thursday Pick 6
March 24, 2016

An exotic wager that is being offered again on Thursday afternoon (March 24) will offer a whopping $4.18-million carryover.

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Burke Pupils Highlight Big M Features
March 24, 2016

A pair of $15,000 co-featured events quite literally serves as the centrepiece of a 12-dash live program at the Meadowlands Racetrack this Friday evening (March 25), and leading trainer Ron Burke will start a top contender in each.

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Storm Closes SC's Main Office
March 23, 2016

Standardbred Canada’s main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be conducting all of its regular business on Thursday (March 24), but due to impending freezing rain that is expected to hit the area in the morning, the office itself will be closed. All staff can be reached and functions performed by contacting SC via telephone and email.

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Kawartha’s 2016 Meet Details
March 23, 2016

Officials with Kawartha Downs have released some details in regard to the track’s upcoming season of live harness racing.

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Gordon M. Findlay Passes
March 23, 2016

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Canadian Trotting Association executive and Standardbred industry participant Gordon M. Findlay passed away on Sunday, March 20 in his 98th year.

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Jim Rogers Passes
March 23, 2016

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Alberta horseman James E. 'Jim' Rogers passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, March 22 at the age of 87.

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Big M To Accept Fire Donations
March 23, 2016

The Meadowlands Racetrack and its horsepeople will continue to accept donations and pledges for victims of a barn fire at the South Florida Trotting Center last week that killed 12 horses and injured 11 others.

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Hawthorne Stall Apps Due April 1
March 23, 2016

Racing secretary Peter Hanley would like to remind all horsepeople that stall applications for the 2016 summer harness meet at Hawthorne Race Course are due by April 1.

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Free WHHC Qualifier
March 23, 2016

The United States Trotting Association has announced the details of a free, online qualifying contest for the World Harness Handicapping Championship that will be taking place soon.

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Track Unveils New Website
March 23, 2016

It has been announced that a North American racetrack has recently revamped its website, which now promotes racing’s rich past and its future.

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Tioga Late-Closer Deadline Extended
March 23, 2016

Officials at Tioga Downs would like to advise horsepeople that the deadline for nominations to all of Tioga Downs’ late-closing events has been extended to Friday, April 15.

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Mohawk Qualifiers Moved To Friday
March 23, 2016

Due to freezing rain expected overnight and into Thursday, officials in the race office at Mohawk Racetrack have rescheduled Thursday’s qualifying session to Friday morning.

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Flamboro Moves Thursday Qualifers
March 23, 2016

Officials with Flamboro Downs wish to advise horsemen that Thursday's session of qualifiers will be shifted to Saturday, March 26.

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A Clear Path To Success
March 23, 2016

"A swift directional change shouldn't be this hard. If we work together instead of against each other, we can do much more than just survive"....read on

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Qualify For Chance To Win $20,000
March 23, 2016

How would you like to have a shot at winning $20,000 U.S. and bragging rights as the World’s top harness handicapper? Here’s your chance!

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Wiggle It Jiggleit To Debut
March 22, 2016

On the heels of a jaw-dropping qualifier at Dover Downs on March 16, the multiple award-winning Wiggle It Jiggleit is ready to rock for Team Teague.

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‘Post Time’ Preview
March 22, 2016

‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ has released a preview for its next show.

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Matchmaker & Levy Sequel Is Set
March 22, 2016

Round two of Yonkers Raceway’s series for the adult table set, the Blue Chip Matchmaker and George Morton Levy Memorial Series, has been drawn.

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Updated: George Sears Passes
March 22, 2016

Longtime Standardbred industry participant George Bertrand Sears passed away on Sunday (March 20) in Oilfields Hospital, Black Diamond Alberta at the age of 82.

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Alberta Easter Weekend Schedule
March 22, 2016

Officials with the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association have issued a reminder to horsepeople in regard to the altered schedule of activities for this coming holiday weekend.

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Western Fair Race Dates Amended
March 22, 2016

On Tuesday, March 22, the Ontario Racing Commission announced that the director of the ORC has approved the application made by Western Fair Association and The WFA Raceway Corporation to amend the 2016 race-date schedule for The Raceway at Western Fair District.

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Updated: Benjamin 'Ben' Avery Passes
March 22, 2016

Word has come that horseman Benjamin 'Ben' Avery recently passed away in Augusta, Maine at the age of 87.

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Deadline For Late Closers Extended
March 22, 2016

Officials with Miami Valley Raceway have announced that in an effort to fill a pair of ‘Legends’ late-closing series, the deadline for nominations has been extended to this Friday (March 25) at 9 a.m.

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Cal Expo Raising Purses
March 21, 2016

Officials with Cal Expo and the California Harness Horseman’s Association have announced that the track is raising purses again.

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Changes To Nova Scotia Stakes
March 21, 2016

Officials with the Nova Scotia Harness Racing Industry Association have announced that there are changes to eligibility for the Nova Scotia Stakes Series.

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McEachern Golf Tournament Details
March 21, 2016

Organizers with the annual Chase McEachern Memorial Golf Tournament have released details regarding the 2016 installment, which will mark the tenth edition of the charitable endeavour.

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Mohawk Qualifiers Start This Week
March 21, 2016

As the start of Mohawk Racetrack’s 2016 meet nears, qualifying sessions are set to return to the Campbellville, Ont. oval this Thursday (March 24).

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Breedings Donated To Scholarship Fund
March 21, 2016

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association is pleased to announce that breedings to Well Said and Winning Mister have been donated and are being auctioned off to benefit the MSOA’s College Scholarship Fund.

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The Will To Live. And To Win.
March 20, 2016

“She stopped to see the foal because she knew he was coming home, and found it lying down with all this blood on its neck. But he’s such a little fighter, he kept walking the field. He just kept walking and walking and the mom was right behind him keeping anything else away from him”....read on / continuer à lire

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Irène Turenne Passes
March 18, 2016

Trot Insider has learned that Irène Turenne (née Nantel) of Le Gardeur, Que., former Standardbred owner and the wife of trainer Réal Turenne, passed away on Thursday, March 17 at the age of 79.

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Harrah's Philadelphia Qualifier Details
March 18, 2016

Horsemen are reminded that Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack will hold pre-meet qualifiers on March 25 (Friday) and March 29 (Tuesday) mornings, with first post at 10 a.m. each day.

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Update: Gary Maciejewski Passes
March 18, 2016

Gary Maciejewski, a longtime horseman who was employed as a paddock security guard at Miami Valley Raceway, passed away suddenly this morning (March 18).

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Pocono Meet Kicks Off Saturday
March 18, 2016

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono opens its 51st season of harness racing on Saturday night, with a $15,500 trotting feature and a trio of $14,000 co-features, two on the pace and one on the trot.

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Meadowlands Spring Mixed Sale Set
March 18, 2016

The Meadowlands Spring Mixed Sale will be held this year on Sunday, June 5, the weekend following Memorial Day and a date, according to sale manager David Reid, that will better accommodate those wanting to sell two-year-olds in training.

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Special Note For Maritimer Stake
March 17, 2016

The New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association would like to remind owners they need to be properly licensed if they wish to make horses eligible to the Maritimer Stake.

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Pocono Media Event Prior To Meet
March 17, 2016

Pocono Downs previewed its 51st season of live harness racing, which begins this Saturday night, at a Wednesday noontime press gathering for a group of local media whom Pocono’s vice president of racing operations, Dale Rapson, called “people who have been great in working with us over the years.”

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