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Bandolito Now The Fastest Of 2015

March 26, 2015:

There must be something about this time of year that really agrees with pacer Bandolito....read on

Fan-Tastic Friday Challenge Is Open

March 25, 2015:

Here’s your last chance to win your way into the 2015 World Harness Handicapping Championship through the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club....read on

Updates On Ontario Race Dates

March 26, 2015:

It has been announced that the director of the Ontario Racing Commission has approved the applications for variance and amendments to the 2015 race-date and post-time schedules for Kawartha Downs and Mohawk Racetrack....read on

2015 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 6, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has released the first list of 2015 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Blossom Eligibles Impress At Woodbine

March 26, 2015:

Two three-year-old pacing fillies eligible for the upcoming Blossom Pacing Series were in action and victorious on Thursday night at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Flamboro's Preferred To Northern Escort

March 26, 2015:

If the connections of Northern Escort were to map out a winning strategy before Thursday night's $11,000 Preferred 2 Trot at Flamboro Downs, it would be difficult to imagine that the actual race would have varied much from such a plan....read on

Hoosier's 22nd Season Begins Friday

March 26, 2015:

The stage is set for the return of live harness racing at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino as the 22nd season will kick off with a 14-race card on Friday, March 27....read on

Kawartha Season Kicks Off May 30

March 26, 2015:

Kawartha Downs’ 2015 harness racing season will begin Saturday, May 30. Approval has been received from the Ontario Racing Commission for the five-eighths mile facilty to host the same number of race dates as last season, 18....read on

Cobalt Threshold Recommended

March 26, 2015:

The board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium announced on Thursday, March 26 that a uniform threshold for cobalt regulation in the United States was approved at its regularly scheduled meeting held on March 24 at Gulfstream Park racetrack in Hallandale, Fla....read on

Mandatory Jackpot Hi-5 Payout Date

March 26, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that the mandatory payout for the Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 is set for Saturday, April 4, the second-to-last card of the current Woodbine Racetrack meet....read on

John, Bob And Randy Agree

March 26, 2015:

"I always found that he won his races with his head. He wasn't as athletic as other drivers I've driven against, but [he] did it with his brain. He just was a very 'headsy' driver, very smart. He'd make other people make mistakes and he'd capitalize on them."...read on

Morgan Chasing Major Milestone

March 25, 2015:

“I always have done quite a bit better when I’m busy than when I’m not, so I try to stay busy. I’ve got a pretty strong work ethic. I figure that if I can outwork everybody I’ll do alright.”...read on

Kawartha Discussed At Queen's Park

March 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 25, Laurie Scott, MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, asked the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal, to make a commitment to Kawartha Downs and finalize a long-term transfer payment agreement....read on

Paddock To Be Altered For Hotel?

March 26, 2015:

It has been reported that the deal which will see a hotel erected on the grounds of Batavia Downs will be finalized this week....read on

Cannery Investing In The Meadows

March 26, 2015:

It has been announced that Cannery Casino Resorts, the parent company of the Meadows Racetrack, has made $4 million in upgrades to the Pennsylvania raceway....read on

Series Finals Friday At The Meadows

March 26, 2015:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association is set to host a big night of racing this Friday, March 27 at the Meadows....read on

‘Amethyst’ Favoured In Big M Open

March 26, 2015:

Dominant divisional leader Meladys Monet is sitting out this week, therefore Odds On Amethyst will assume the role of favourite for the Meadowlands Racetrack’s featured $30,000 Open Trot this Friday evening at the East Rutherford, New Jersey oval....read on

New Stud Fee Announced For Crazed

March 25, 2015:

Crazed's syndicate announced on Wednesday that the 2015 stud fee for the world champion has been changed to $2,500 for the 2015 breeding season. The new fee is retroactive for mares that have already been booked this year....read on

'Thor' & Murphys Ideal Win Preferreds

March 25, 2015:

Trotter Thor Seelster and pacing mare Murphys Ideal shared the spotlight on Wednesday evening at The Raceway at the Western Fair District with a pair of front-stepping victories in the $7,500 Preferred 3 co-features....read on

Toronto To Craft Expansion Report

March 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 25, the City of Toronto’s executive committee voted in favour of allowing city manager Joseph P. Pennachetti to assemble a report in regard to a potential gaming expansion at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Hardy Looking For Answers

March 25, 2015:

The Sarnia Observer has run an article highlighting the upcoming season of live racing at the Hiawatha Horse Park. In the piece, Ontario Harness Horse Association President Ken Hardy rhetorically asks how horsepeople will benefit from racing’s integration into the province’s gaming modernization....read on

Rider, Two Horses On Highway

March 25, 2015:

There’s never any shortage of horse power out on the highway, that’s for sure. Although, when a horseman and a pair of horses decide to join commuters on a major freeway, people tend to take notice....read on

Raceway Park Demolition Underway

March 25, 2015:

Demolition of Raceway Park in Toledo, Ohio began on Tuesday, March 24, and the cameras were there rolling to catch some of the action....read on

Twenty Cheques In Last 21 Starts

March 24, 2015:

"I’ve had a lot of offers to buy him, but I’ve always had the feeling he’s a pretty decent horse if he gets it together."...read on

Getting “Concerned” Over Dresden

March 24, 2015:

Ontario Harness Horse Association General Manager Brian Tropea has said that OHHA is “concerned” about the fact that the Ontario Racing Commission has yet to issue an operator’s licence for the 2015 season of live racing at Dresden Raceway....read on

Huston To Call Races In South Carolina

March 24, 2015:

“We didn’t know what the response would be when we decided to bring it back. It’s been crazy. We’ve received call after call from people really excited that it’s back.”...read on

Dirty Laundry And Secrets

March 24, 2015:

One problem that horsemen face across the world has nothing to do with feed supplements, early morning jogging, shoeing adjustments or equipment upgrades. It's laundry. More specifically, dirty laundry....read on

Vote For Flamboro's Announcer Idol

March 24, 2015:

Voting is now open for fans to select their favourite race calls from Flamboro Downs' second edition of Announcer Idol....read on

Hall Announces 2015 Ballot

March 23, 2015:

On Monday, March 23, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame unveiled the names of horses and horsepeople which are on the Hall's 2015 ballot....read on

Spotlight Shines On Century Downs

March 23, 2015:

It’s been a long windy road, but for horsemen in Alberta, the journey will soon all be worth it. Century Downs, Canada’s newest racetrack, is scheduled to open in Calgary. And hopes are very high....read on / continuer à lire

Interest In Go Daddy Go Sold

March 22, 2015:

Stakes season is upon us and the top three-year-olds in the industry are starting to ratchet up their games. One of those sophomores expected to make a splash in 2015, O'Brien Award finalist Go Daddy Go, was impressive enough as a freshman that he's added a new owner....read on

Horses That Became Pets

March 21, 2015:

Harness racing trainers and drivers discuss the challenge of balancing business and the bonds formed with the equine stars of the sport in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

SC Rewind: Dufferin Park Closes

March 21, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the once famous Dufferin Park in Toronto and its closure 60 years ago. This is the first edition of a three-part story....read on

Out-Of-Competition Cobalt Testing

March 20, 2015:

On Friday, March 20, the Ontario Racing Commission announced that it will begin working with the horse racing industry to develop a practical and appropriate response to the testing for cobalt....read on

Stakes Drop Gural's Stallion Rule

March 20, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that the two stakes administrators that required stallions to race at age four in order to have foals eligible to their stakes races have made decisions to drop the requirement....read on

Update On Integration With OLG

March 19, 2015:

Sue Leslie, President of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association, recently spoke on the process of integrating horse racing with the province's gaming arm -- the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp....read on

Notice Regarding Foal Applications

March 12, 2015:

In our continued effort to support environmentally-friendly benefits to members, Standardbred Canada's 2015 Applications for Foal Registration will not be mailed out this year and paper applications will be printed by request only....read on

North America Cup Nominations List

March 6, 2015:

A strong list of 72 three-year-old pacing colts and geldings have been nominated to the 32nd edition of the Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Canada Hosts The World In 2017

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it will host the 2017 World Trotting Conference and World Driving Championship....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Date Set

February 13, 2015:

The 2015 edition of The Canadian Yearling Sale will be held Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the SC Sales Pavilion located at Flamboro Downs, Dundas, Ontario....read on

2014 O’Brien Award Winners

February 7, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has announced the winners of the 2014 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s champions in harness racing over the past season. The annual Black Tie Gala was held Saturday, February 7 in Mississauga, Ontario, at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre....read on

Here Come The Foals Of 2015

January 30, 2015:

As the calendar approaches the end of January, more and more of harness racing's future stars will be hitting the ground and taking their first steps....read on

Up To Date With '15 Eligibility Fees?

December 16, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2015 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2015....read on

Updated Stallion Info Required

November 25, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners and lessees to submit their updated 2015 stallions for the online stallion directory....read on

Ontario Horse Racing Coverage

March 21, 2012:

Trot Insider has gathered all of the news stories regarding the Ontario horse racing industry's transition from the Slots-At-Racetracks program (SARP)....read on


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