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Hanover Shoe Farms To Receive National Animal Welfare Award

November 11, 2008:

Hanover Shoe Farms, the most prolific Standardbred breeding farm in the world, will be honoured with the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) 2008 award for outstanding service in equi...read on

Continued Ed For Trainers

November 11, 2008:

The Association of Racing Commissioners International has adopted a model rule that will require horse trainers – harness and thoroughbred – to undergo six hours of continuing education each year...read on

Goodtimes And 'Tuscany' To Return To Woodbine

November 11, 2008:

Racing fans will be given the opportunity to get their picture taken with an OSS legend on Saturday evening at Woodbine Racetrack as Goodtimes will be on hand for this year's OSS Super Finals....read on

Box Closes Thursday For Gaitway Qualifiers

November 11, 2008:

Qualifiers will be held for Standardbreds at Gaitway Farm on Friday, Nov. 17 at 9:30 a.m., with the entry box closing at 10 a.m. on Thursday....read on

Frank Robertson Passes

November 11, 2008:

This weekend the harness racing industry in Atlantic Canada lost one of its true unsung heroes as Frank Robertson of Halifax, N.S. passed away on Saturday, November 8 at the age of 80....read on

Changeover Outclasses New Zealand Cup Rivals

November 11, 2008:

Changeover’s elevation from champion juvenile to superstar open class performer is all but complete following the five-year-old’s resounding $1 million New Zealand Cup wi...read on

Three Straight For T Js Mr Lavec

November 10, 2008:

The win streak is now three and counting for T Js Mr Lavec, who notched his latest victory in Monday's $18,400 Preferred Trot at Western Fair Raceway....read on

Armbro Chronicle Awesome In Open

November 10, 2008:

Winning races at the Open level is something that Armbro Chronicle has mastered for trainer Kent Baker, who watched his start student add to his impressive resume in the Monday evening feature at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Joseph S. Parisi Passes

November 10, 2008:

Joseph S. Parisi, president of White Birch Farm Inc., passed away on Saturday, November 8 at the age of 78....read on

Vince Auclair Passes

November 10, 2008:

Trot Insider has learned that horsemen Vince Auclair of Cambridge, ON passed away suddenly Wednesday, November 5 at the Hawkinsville Training Centre in Georgia after succumbing to a heart attack....read on

Spears Comments On Harrisburg Sale

November 10, 2008:

This afternoon, Trot Insider spoke with Paul Spears, president and CEO of the Standardbred Horse Sales Company, regarding the six-day sale that recently wrapped up in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania...read on

Rising Stars To Do Battle At Monticello

November 10, 2008:

Jason Bartlett and Jordan Stratton, who both rank among top five drivers in wins in North America, will face each other in a driving competition November 19 at Monticello Raceway in New York....read on

"Beach" Set To Make Woodbine Debut

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November 10, 2008:

Harness racing fans in Toronto will get to see, for the first time, the sport's top-ranked pacer in their own backyard....read on

Coppola Performs Double Duty

November 10, 2008:

Though it was more prevalent in years past, most horsepeople that have two official jobs are typically trainer-drivers. But don't tell that to Frank Coppola, Jr....read on

Want To Meet Deweycheatumnhowe?

November 10, 2008:

The Hambletonian-winning son of Muscles Yankee will be on display behind the grandstand at Goshen Historic Park in Goshen, New York on Saturday, November 15....read on

Docs Moonlite Looks To Extend Streak

November 10, 2008:

Three-year-old Cams Eclipse filly Docs Moonlite will be looking for her seventh straight victory tomorrow at Western Fair Raceway, and co-owner Ed Sayfie couldn't be happier....read on

Connor To Leave WEG

November 10, 2008:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Woodbine Entertainment Group commentator Chris Connor will be leaving the company for a position at Communications New Brunswick, in his native province....read on

Perzow To Run For Office

November 10, 2008:

Trot Insider has learned that Michael Perzow of Oka Valley Standardbreds will be a part of Quebec's upcoming provincial election, as he will be looking to represent the riding of Argenteuil for the Action démocratique du Québec (ADQ) party....read on

Landry Comments On December Race Dates

November 10, 2008:

Attractions Hippiques vice president, Racing, Gerard Landry has commented on the decision to have Sulky Trois-Rivieres host all of the company's nine December race dates....read on

Updated West Meadows Raceway Photos

November 10, 2008:

The first photos of West Meadows Raceway just outside of Regina are now available to be viewed online....read on

Border Oval Feature To Armbro Billow

November 9, 2008:

Armbro Billow and driver Marc St. Louis Jr. capitalized on a sweet trip en route to posting a narrow victory in the $10,000 Preferred Pace on Sunday evening at Windsor Raceway....read on

Stakes Galore at Dover

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November 9, 2008:

The red carpet was rolled out on Sunday at Dover Downs as a long list of trotting and pacing stars made their way to the Delaware oval to contest a quartet of big money stakes....read on

Turner Memorial Highlights Truro Card

November 9, 2008:

Arrow Dynamic and Kaptain And Keiths were runaway winners in their respective assignments on Sunday at Truro Raceway, as the Nova Scotia half-miler hosted a pair of $12,340 divisions of the Donnie and George Turner Memorial....read on

Sophomores Battle In Elite

November 9, 2008:

A pair of divisions of the Elite Stakes and a variety of Distinction divisions was contested at Hippodrome de Montreal on Sunday afternoon, and for the most part it was a good day for the favourites....read on

Rideau Hosts 6K Finals

November 9, 2008:

The closing chapters of the 6K Series for trotters and pacers were written at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday evening, with a trio of finals served up as part of its 15-race program....read on

Davis Clicks For Six

November 9, 2008:

A dominant day at the office is the best way to sum up how things went on Sunday at Fraser Downs for driver Bill Davis....read on

Primetime Bobcat Retired

November 9, 2008:

On the heels of a ninth-place finish in a conditioned pace at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday evening, the connections of Primetime Bobcat have announced the retirement of the former World Record holder....read on

Putnam Fantasy Debuts For Dorchester Owner

November 9, 2008:

Western Fair's two-time Pacing Mare Of The Year, Putnam Fantasy, has been sold and she'll start in London on Monday for new connections....read on

St Lads Popcorn Sets Track Record In Gold Final

November 8, 2008:

Western Fair Raceway hosted a pair of $140,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Finals for freshmen pacers on Saturday night and all eyes were on the four-time Gold winner, St Lads Popcorn, as she set a new track record....read on

Records Galore In Matron Elims

November 8, 2008:

If I Can Dream and Explosive Matter reset world records for age, gender and gait, and Margarita Momma entered the track record book, while Ron Pierce drove four winners on a giant nine Matron Stakes elimination card on Saturday, November 8 at Dover Downs....read on

Muscle Mass Tops Harrisburg Sale

November 8, 2008:

The Standardbred Horse Sale wrapped up this afternoon with the third session of the mixed sale and world record holder Muscle Mass garnered the highest big of the day and topped the entire sale with a price tag of $520,000. ...read on

Repeat Winners Impress In Middlesex Finals

November 8, 2008:

The Middlesex County Series wrapped up tonight at Western Fair Raceway with four repeat winners prevailing in their respective finals....read on

Striking Lindsey Strikes Gold At Woodbine

November 8, 2008:

Striking Lindsey overcame the outside Post 10 to capture the $120,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Final for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Woodbine Racetrack - the last Gold event of the season in this division....read on

Harvest Claiming Series Commences At Sudbury

November 8, 2008:

This evening Sudbury Downs kicked off its Harvest Claiming Series with three $7,500 divisions....read on

Ziggy Wiggy Takes Preferred Trot

November 8, 2008:

For the second week in a row, Kelly Sheppard's Ziggy Wiggy triumphed in Georgian Downs' Saturday night feature - the $13,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Trot....read on

Anderson Sweeps Sarah Myers Splits

November 8, 2008:

Illinois top two-year-old pacing colts were on display Saturday night as a total of 18 youngsters squared off in a pair of $23,120 Sarah Myers Stake splits....read on

‘Semalu’ Wins Yonkers Feature, Bartlett Congratulated

November 8, 2008:

Semalu Express timed it just right Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway's $40,000 Open Handicap Pace by a scant schnoz....read on

Schmokin Shannon Blazes In Spartacus Series

November 8, 2008:

Schmokin Shannon A was on fire this afternoon taking a new lifetime mark over a sloppy track in her division of the Spartacus Claiming Series at Fraser Downs....read on

SBOANJ Calls Horsemen's Meeting

November 8, 2008:

The future of racing in central New Jersey and the current dispute over purse supplement money at Freehold are the subjects of a special meeting of horsemen called for Tuesday, November 11 at Freehold Raceway....read on

Barrieau Wins Atlantic Regional

November 8, 2008:

Gilles Barrieau captured the Atlantic Regional Driving Championship at Charlottetown Driving Park this afternoon thanks to a pair of wins and two second-place finishes in the nine-race challenge....read on

The World According To Dean: UK becoming a player in harness racing

November 8, 2008:

You may have seen the recent notice that Arts Conquest, a stallion in Illinois in recent years, has been sold and will soon join Yankee Lariat by Western Hanover at Camden Stud near York, England. ...read on

Standardbred Horse Sale Continues

November 8, 2008:

Today marks the final day of the Standardbred Horse Sale in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Today's action is the third of the mixed sessions and will see hip numbers 2009 - 2461 go through the sales ring....read on

Gold To Elusive Desire, Million For Illusionist

November 7, 2008:

Fresh off a maiden breaking win in her elimination, Elusive Desire front-stepped her way to victory lane in the $120,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Final for two-year-old trotting fillies while Illusionist became harness racing's newest millionare tonight at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Bolero Talula Misses Track Mark At Pompano

November 7, 2008:

Bolero Talula nearly tied a 17-year-old track record at the Isle Pompano Park Friday as the three-year-old pacing filly scored a lifetime best record of 1:52.3 in winning the first race....read on

One Tough Lass Tops Friday's Mixed Session

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November 7, 2008:

The second session of the Standardbred Horse Sale's mixed sale concluded earlier this evening, with One Tough Lass fetching the highest bid of the day at $475,000....read on

Sophomore Trotters Shine In Bud Light Stakes

November 7, 2008:

Sergeant York and John Pauls Legacy both pulled off victories in their respective Bud Light Stakes divisions for three-year-old trotting colts at Flamboro Downs on Friday night....read on

Colonial Downs Concludes 34-Day Meet

November 7, 2008:

Colonial Downs' recently concluded standardbred season delivered the record-smashing times North America's lone one-turn mile is best known for....read on

Submissions Sought For Media Awards

November 7, 2008:

Standardbred Canada is seeking submissions for its inaugural Media Excellence Awards, to be handed out at the 2008 O'Brien Awards ceremony. Two awards, one for Outstanding Written Work and one for Outstanding Video, Film or Broadcast, will be given out....read on

OHHA Appeals Race Date Rulings

November 7, 2008:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has notified the Ontario Racing Commission that they are appealing the recent race date rulings for Georgian Downs and Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Dogs Before Humans In Massachusetts

November 7, 2008:

On Tuesday, November 4, voters in Massachusetts approved the banning of sanctioned greyhound racing in the state, even though the decision will mean 1,000 dog track employees will soon lose their jobs. The decision has incited a lively online discussion that horse racing in Massachusetts should be banned next....read on


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