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2007 O'Brien Award Winners

February 3, 2008:

Saturday night at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, Ontario, the 2007 O'Brien Awards were handed out to honour Canada's best from the past year....read on

Canadian Tracks Cancel Live Friday Cards

February 1, 2008:

All of the Canadian racetracks that had live cards of racing scheduled for today, Friday, February, 1, have been forced to cancel....read on

New TrackIT Fees For Canadian Resident SC Members

January 29, 2008:

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The SC Board of Directors recently approved a discounted price for current members' use of Standardbred Canada's online "point & click" application TrackIT....read on

Accident In Flamboro's Eighth Race

January 13, 2008:

A single horse accident took place in Sunday's $4,300 eighth race at Flamboro Downs....read on

Vulcanize Strong in Buckette Division

September 20, 2007:

Bob McIntosh pupil
Vulcanize flawlessly recorded her fourth consecutive victory Wednesday afternoon...read on

ORC Dismisses Friedman Application

September 20, 2007:

The Ontario Racing Commission today released a 26-page document regarding standardbred owner Aubrey Friedman....read on

Bigtime Ball Attracts A Crowd at Kawartha

September 20, 2007:

Bigtime Ball returns to Kawartha Downs on Tuesday for a shot at the $130,000 OSS Gold Final and needless to say, the three-year-old pacing gelding will have his fair share of fans at his hometown track....read on

Little Brown Jug Day Underway

September 20, 2007:

A slew of stakes will be contested during this afternoon's Little Brown Jug card of racing at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Ohio, so stay tuned to SC's Jug News Centre for full coverage and up-to-the minute happenings....read on

Only Lonely Sets Track Record At Hiawatha

September 20, 2007:

Only Lonely and Dave Boughton did it the hard way when they won the fourth and fastest of seven $15,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots events in track record time for two-year-old trotting fillies at Hiawatha Horse Park on Thursday....read on

Force Ore Finesse Flawless in PEI Stakes

September 20, 2007:

Force Ore Finesse quickly grabbed the lead and never looked back to win his third straight in one of the PEI Stakes divisions on Thursday at the Charlottetown Driving Park Entertainment Centre....read on

Empire City at Yonkers Raceway Honoured

September 20, 2007:

Empire City at Yonkers Raceway is one of four businesses that will receive statewide awards by the Governor and Board of Regents next month for the hiring of individuals with disabilities....read on

Pick Up 'Picks Up' Another Win

September 20, 2007:

Pick Up scored her third straight victory when she won by a length and a half in Thursday's $35,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes Green Acres Final for sophomore pacing fillies at Freehold Raceway....read on

Sucee's Miraculous Progress

September 20, 2007:

In a conversation with Trot Insider today from his parents' home in Bowmanville, Ont., Trot Magazine's Bloodlines columnist Ralph Sucee spoke out for the first time about the Sept. 1 car accident that left him critically injured....read on

ORC Fines Kawartha Downs

September 20, 2007:

The Ontario Racing Commission today issued a ruling and fined Kawartha Downs $2,000 for noncompliance of the Rules of Standardbred Racing....read on

No Elims for Gold at Rideau

September 20, 2007:

The names of only eight horses were dropped in the box for Sunday's OSS Gold series for freshmen pacing colts at Rideau Carleton Raceway, meaning all eight will skip this week's scheduled eliminations and go straight to the Gold Final on Sept. 30....read on

SHOP Donates $5K to OSAS

September 20, 2007:

The Standardbred Horse Owners Panel has donated $5,000 to the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society, a gift that will allow the organization to foster and adopt more retired racehorses....read on

OHHA Redesigns Website

September 20, 2007:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association today launched its new website with goals of improving how they communicate with members and to make the site an easier experience for all users....read on

Confident Words From Holloway, Jamieson

September 20, 2007:

They may be connected to different charges in today's prestigious Little Brown Jug from the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Ohio, but both trainer Joe Holloway and driver Jody Jamieson are very confident heading into the multi-heat test....read on

Entries Due for Bedrock Qualifiers

September 20, 2007:

Alberta's Bedrock Training Centre is gearing up to host more official qualifying races next week in preparation for the Northlands Park meet, and horsepeople should take note that entries are due....read on

Jug On Sirius Satellite Radio

September 20, 2007:

SIRIUS Satellite Radio (channel 119) will carry this afternoon's 62nd edition of the Little Brown Jug from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. (EDT) with a special guest sitting in on the broadcast....read on

Always A Virgin Captures Second Jug Heat

September 20, 2007:

Always A Virgin and driver Brian Sears moved to the lead quickly in their first heat division of the Little Brown Jug and went on to record a strong victory in 1:51.1 for trainer Joe Holloway....read on

Second Heat of the LBJ Drawn

September 20, 2007:

The second heat of the Little Brown Jug will have a field of seven after Charley Barley was scratched from the final, with Tell All drawing the rail....read on

Photos from Delaware

September 20, 2007:

Trot Insider has a photographic look at the action taking place throughout Jug Week at the Delaware County Fair in Ohio....read on

Solid Performances In Standardbred Stakes

September 20, 2007:

A total of four divisions of the Standardbred Stakes for two-year-olds were also contested on the Jug Day afternoon card, and Like A Dream, Wondrous Grace, Up Front Bethann and Swingbatterbatter all emerged victorious....read on

Old Oaken Bucket To New Hampshire Boy

September 20, 2007:

Owner-trainer-driver Ray Schnittker and New Hampshire Boy ($5.60) left from Post 3 in the $122,400 Old Oaken Bucket and put in a gate-to-wire mile with relative ease, taking the event in a time of 1:57.1....read on

Mystical Sunshine Destroys World Record

September 20, 2007:

Mystical Sunshine recorded the fastest-ever race mile by a trotter over a half-mile track
Thursday afternoon in the $116,000 Ms Versatility final for aged trotting mares, winning in 1:53.2 over the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Ohio....read on

Gold Dust Beach in 1:49.3

September 20, 2007:

Gold Dust Beach ($10.20, $4.00, $3.20), bred by Charalambos Christoforou of Freelton, Ontario and driven by David Miller, scored a victory in today's second division of the $38,200 Winbak Pace with a 1:49.3 season's record at the Delaware County Fair....read on

Tell All Wins The Little Brown Jug

September 20, 2007:

Trained by Blair Burgess and driven by Jody Jamieson, Real Desire colt Tell All won the Little Brown Jug Thursday afternoon in straight heats at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Ohio courtesy of a wire-to-wire performance in 1:52 flat....read on

Pippiwhitestockngs Lowers Mark In Buckette

September 19, 2007:

After receiving a two-hole trip for the duration of her mile, Pippiwhitestockingspopped out and went on to post a sound victory in a life's best 1:56.3 in the second Buckette division Wednesday aftern...read on

Jugette Second Heat Drawn

September 19, 2007:

There will be a field of seven for the second heat of today's $300,000 Jugette at the Delaware County Fair Grounds in Ohio....read on

World Record For 'Graduate' In Jugette Heat

September 19, 2007:

Mickey Burke trainee Western
Graduate came ready to race in the first heat/second division of the...read on

Southwind Tempo Sharp in Jugette Elim

September 19, 2007:

Sent off as the heavy 1-9
favourite, Southwind Tempo didn't disappoint in the first heat/first...read on

TrackIT Updates Announced

September 19, 2007:

Printable Canadian racetrack programs, a multi-line past performance format and multiple sorting options for stallion offspring are just some of the new features that have been implemented to make SC's TrackIT service even more efficient....read on

Aminorex Media Conference Pending

September 19, 2007:

In a release issued today by the Ontario Harness Horse Association, it has been announced that OHHA will be holding an upcoming media conference to discuss the controversial subject....read on

Support In Numbers at the Jug

September 19, 2007:

Won The West will have numbers on his side when he parades out to take on his rivals in the Little Brown Jug....read on

Three Byes Accepted To Milton Final

September 19, 2007:

With 13 older pacing mares entered to contest Mohawk Racetrack's Milton Stakes, the connections of three participants have accepted byes to the final, therefore a lone 10-horse elimination will be contested this Saturday evening at the Campbellville oval....read on

One Tough Lass Wins Harold Dancer

September 19, 2007:

One Tough Lass took full advantage of the two favourites making breaks and cruised to victory in the $67,150 Harold Dancer Filly Trot on Tuesday at Freehold Raceway....read on

Creamy Mimi Wins American National Final

September 19, 2007:

Creamy Mimi set a new track record for two-year-old filly trotters at Balmoral Park on Tuesday when she won the $135,000 American National Stake....read on

Harrisburg Super Sale Rescheduled

September 19, 2007:

The Garden State Horse Sales Company's general manager Dale Welk today announced that the Harrisburg Super Sale, previously scheduled for Monday January 21 at the Pennsylvania State Farm Show Complex, has been rescheduled to take place on Monday January 14 at the same venue....read on

More Press for 'Somebeach' and MacGrath

September 19, 2007:

Ron Waples has apparently compared him to Niatross and John Campbell has said he hasn't seen a horse like this in a long, long time. The praises kept racking up for Metro Pace winner Somebeachsomewhere and the press for the Mach Three colt continues to be at a feverish pace....read on

Clinton's Draw for Sunday Delayed

September 19, 2007:

The draw for Clinton Raceway's program of racing on Sunday, September 23 has been delayed due to a lack of entries....read on

Jug Purse To $1 Million in 2009?

September 19, 2007:

Word from the Little Brown Jug Society indicates that the purse for the 2009 edition of the Jug could possibly be $1 million....read on

Expanded NJ Testing Unanimously Approved

September 19, 2007:

Via a recent 7-0 vote, the New Jersey Racing Commission has unanimously approved an expanded drug testing program that will give the Commission the power to conduct unannounced pre-race out-of-competition testing on horses competing in the state....read on

Dan Patch Book On the Way

September 19, 2007:

Two years of extensive research by Sports Illustrated executive editor, Charlie Leehrsen, has resulted in a comprehensive, epic work about the incomparable Dan Patch....read on

Jugette Day Underway

September 19, 2007:

A slew of stakes will be contested during today's afternoon card of racing at the Delaware Ohio County Fairgrounds, so stay tuned to SC's Jugette News Centre for full coverage and up-to-the minute happenings....read on

Windsor Prepping for Oct. Opening

September 19, 2007:

Windsor Raceway has released a slew of details in regard to its October opening....read on

Auction Set for Injured Stewart

September 19, 2007:

An auction has been planned by Exhibition Park and Fredericton Raceway for driver John Stewart, who was seriously injured in an accident at Fredericton on September 3....read on

Race Date Switch at Truro

September 19, 2007:

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved a request by Truro Raceway to move its scheduled Monday, October 8 race date....read on

Filly Upends Colts in $90,000 Harold Dancer

September 19, 2007:

Lunar Dream OM, the only filly in Freehold Raceway's eight-horse, $90,000 Harold Dancer final, captured the Open event Wednesday afternoon in a time of 2:00.1 for trainer Jan Johnson and driver Jim Pantaleano....read on

O U Gus Making Steady Gains

September 19, 2007:

O U Gus may not be setting the world on fire, but the two-year-old trotting colt has been ultra consistent for trainer Jerry Duford and will be looking for his first career win in Sunday's Gold Elimination at Mohawk Racetrack....read on


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