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Qualifier Date Change

July 2, 2008:

There will not be any qualifying races taking place at Kawartha Downs this weekend, but the session has been rescheduled for early next week....read on

Vallieres Wants Answers

July 2, 2008:

Alain Vallieres, president of the SPESCQ, yesterday sent an open letter to Quebec Finance Minister Monique Jerome-Forget to all newspapers and journalists in Quebec....read on

Gerry Van Bussel Passes

July 2, 2008:

Gerardus (Gerry) Van Bussel, one of the founders of Seelster Farms, passed away the morning of July 1 at his home in Ilderton, Ontario....read on

Reaction To Montreal Shutdown

July 2, 2008:

"People won't appreciate what we had here until it's gone. This racetrack is older than the Montreal Canadiens."...read on

Leg Two Of Erwin Andrew Memorial Drawn

July 2, 2008:

A pair of second leg divisions of the Erwin Andrew Memorial Aged Mares Pacing Series has been drawn for the Sunday, July 6 live card of racing at Truro Raceway in Nova Scotia....read on

'SeaFood' Surfs Into Goshen

July 2, 2008:

With any good fortune, Seafoodpaysthebill won't need seafood to pay the bills....read on

Current Mildred Williams Point Standings

July 2, 2008:

The Mildred Williams International Driving Series is going into its 12th event Friday night at Grand River Raceway in Elora, Ontario. The women will be driving $4,500 claiming pacers in the first race of Grand River's Powder Puff night....read on

Top 'Geek' Crowned At GRR

July 2, 2008:

Longtime racing fan Brad Lichty is off to the Little Brown Jug later this year, compliments of Grand River Raceway. The Elmira, ON resident was the victor yesterday in the Geek Squad Spring Championship....read on

Somebeachsomewhere Is Mr. June

July 1, 2008:

It comes as no surprise to see that the USTA has handed out the Horse of the Month honours for the month of June to Somebeachsomewhere, who was flawless in a pair of outings last month....read on

Campbell Clicks For Five At Summerside

July 1, 2008:

Marc Campbell enjoyed a very productive Canada Day at the office thanks to a five-win performance during today's matinee program at Summerside Raceway....read on

Junior K Back On Track

July 1, 2008:

After failing to win his first seven starts of the season, Junior K has clearly regained his "mojo" in his last two starts for Hall-of-Fame horseman Keith Waples....read on

Great Day For Geldings In Gatineau

July 1, 2008:

A trio of $12,000 Distinction divisions for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings highlighted this afternoon's seven-race program at the Hippodrome Gatineau, and it turned out to be a good day for geldings....read on

Mildred Williams Series Heating Up

July 1, 2008:

The Mildred Williams Driving Series is going into its 12th event on Friday night at Grand River Raceway in Elora, Ontario as it kicks off a big weekend with four events over three days....read on

ATSS Featured At Fredericton

July 1, 2008:

Harness racing fans at Fredericton Raceway were treated to a marathon card of racing on Canada Day, and the card was dedicated to showcasing stars of the Atlantic Sires Stakes program and a former star of the Ontario Sires Stakes program....read on

Quality Field Assembled For Credit Winner

July 1, 2008:

Six of the top trotters in North America will make their way to Vernon Downs this Friday afternoon to square off in the $137,000 Credit Winner Final....read on

Tetrick Takes Nine At Pocono

July 1, 2008:

Tim Tetrick had already put together an amazing Tuesday afternoon at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, but Upfront Hannahsboy provided him with the perfect closing act....read on

Posts Drawn For Art Rooney Final

July 1, 2008:

Santanna Blue Chip and Badlands Nitro, who won last week's $40,000 eliminations for Yonkers Raceway's Art Rooney Pace, landed Post 3 and Post 6, respectively, for this Saturday night's $538,270 final....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace – Week 5

July 1, 2008:

Each week, Meadowlands Racetrack statistician Bob Heyden ranks the top contenders for the $1 million Meadowlands Pace on July 19, 2008....read on

SC Office Closed

July 1, 2008:

Standardbred Canada's Mississauga, Ont. office will be closed on Tuesday, July 1....read on

Montreal Cancels Cards

June 26, 2008:

Attractions Hippiques has announced that all racing and qualifying cards at Hippodrome de Montreal have been cancelled until further notice....read on

North America Cup News Centre

June 14, 2008:

The most anticipated event in recent harness racing history takes place tonight at Mohawk Racetrack with the $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup....read on

The Beach Is The Best in Cup 25

June 14, 2008:

"Once he got to the half, he got the breather he needed." Those were the words of Paul MacDonell after the undefeated Somebeachsomewhere cruised to a two length 1:49 win in the $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

North America Cup Draw Complete

June 10, 2008:

The post position draw for Saturday's $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup took place this afternoon at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Ontario Breds Star in N.A. Cup Elims

June 7, 2008:

Ontario-sired colts shone brightly at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday night, capturing two of the three $50,000 eliminations for next Saturday's $1.5 million Pepsi North America...read on

The Little Brown Jug in Photos

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June 3, 2008:

Trot Insider has more pictures from the Little Brown Jug in Delaware, Ohio.

The 'Beach' Is A Beast In Second Split

May 31, 2008:

Somebeachsomewhere lived up to all the hype in his 2008 debut on Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack when he captured the second $100,000 Burlington split for driver Paul MacDonell. ...read on

Cullen Suspended One Year

May 14, 2008:

The Ontario Racing Commission has denied an appeal from driver Al Cullen and has suspended his license for a period of one year, effective May 12, 2008....read on

Update On OSS 3yoCP Draw Delay

May 13, 2008:

Sources close to the Mohawk Racetrack / Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Elimination draw "postponement" have given Trot Insider an update as to why there has been a delay....read on

Hefty Fine, Suspension For Hornick

May 12, 2008:

Via a notice to the industry, the Ontario Racing Commission today slapped the recently charged Ken Hornick with a considerable immediate suspension and hefty fine....read on

Further Details, Comments On Hornick Charges

May 7, 2008:

This afternoon, the Ontario Racing Commission sent out a release regarding Ken Hornick, outlining some of the substances involved in the case and quotes from ORC deputy director Rob McKinney....read on

Hornick Charged By OPP

May 7, 2008:

In a release sent out today, the Ontario Provincial Police announced that members of the OPP Illegal Gambling Unit, the Ontario Racing Commission Investigative Unit, and Peel Regional Police Service have laid charges against Ken Hornick, and have dubbed him "a drug supplier to the horse racing industry."...read on

Spring Fling Sale In The Books

May 3, 2008:

Broodmare Lady Is A Pro fetched the highest price at Standardbred Canada's Spring Fling Mixed Sale today in Dundas, Ont....read on

WEG Bans Horses Trained by Elliott, Pindur

May 2, 2008:

On April 29, the Ontario Racing Commission announced the immediate suspensions of trainers William Elliott and Evzen Pindur after blood samples from a horse in each of their stables tested positive for the drug darbepoetin-alfa (DPO), a potent long-lasting form of Erythropeietin (EPO)....read on

Elliott Suspended Due To DPO Positive

April 29, 2008:

In a notice to the industry dated today, the Ontario Racing Commission has announced that trainer Bill Elliott has been suspended after one of his horses, Michelles Power, tested positive for darbepoetin-alfa (DPO) in August 2007....read on

OHHA Awards Banquet Reminder

April 9, 2008:

The 2008 Ontario Harness Horse Association's sixth annual Awards Banquet takes place tomorrow, April 9, 2008 at the Guelph Place Banquet Hall in Guelph, ON....read on

MacDonell Comments On Training Trip

March 31, 2008:

Trot Insider spoke with driver Paul MacDonell this morning about his public training trip last Saturday at Truro Raceway with O'Brien Award winner Somebeachsomewhere....read on

Cisco Hall Takes Larry Albano Memorial Trot

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March 18, 2008:

Cisco Hall tallied his third victory of the season on Monday when utilizing a prolonged first-over march to take the $10,000 Larry Albano Memorial winners over trot at Pompano Park in 1:56.1....read on

Jamieson Notches 4,000th Win

March 18, 2008:

Jody Jamieson celebrated a career achievement on Monday night at Woodbine Racetrack when he guided to B Js Boomerang to victory in the night's 11th race, giving him 4,000 lifetime wins as a harness dr...read on

Storm Prompts More Track Cancellations

March 9, 2008:

The following tracks have announced cancellations of racing for Sunday due to the winter storm....read on

SBOA Board Announced

March 4, 2008:

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association held its annual General Meeting in mid-February and has announced the membership of its Board of Directors for 2008....read on

Neal Diamonique Tops February Freeze Sale

February 24, 2008:

Three-year-old pacing colt Neal Diamonique fetched the highest sale price at the Standardbred Canada February Freeze Mixed Sale today in London, Ontario....read on

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


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