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Saftic Celebrates 5,000th Win

October 20, 2014:

On Monday evening at Woodbine Racetrack, Mike Saftic recorded his 5,000 career driving victory behind trotter Magic Shelley....read on

Purrfect Bags A Record Setter

October 20, 2014:

Joann Looney-King’s Purrfect Bags notched a mild upset in winning the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) final for two-year-old pacing fillies Monday at Harrington Raceway in a track record-setting time of 1:53.2....read on

Carving Her Own Path

October 20, 2014:

In the midst of a four-day run, in which he won a slew of major stakes races at various tracks across North America, Hall of Fame trainer Jimmy Takter put aside his own accomplishments to heap praise on his daughter, Nancy Johansson....read on

Fields Set For Dayton Derbies

October 20, 2014:

Foiled Again and Creatine have been installed as the morning line favourites for the $122,000 Dayton Pacing Derby and $160,000 Dayton Trotting Derby when the new track presents its first-ever Grand Circuit stakes on Friday night....read on

Another Stillings Making Headlines

October 20, 2014:

When it comes to horses, it’s all about family bloodlines. Champions breed champions....read on

Key-Owned Pacers Repeat

October 20, 2014:

Conversation Boy and Rock The Nite each captured his second straight split in Monday’s late-closing series for freshman colt and gelding pacers at The Meadows and will advance to the final....read on

The Show Returns Has Arrived

October 20, 2014:

“I’m a little spoiled. In the last six years or so, I had the horse that was supposed to win. I have to get used to not being the best one. But she could in fact be the second-best one. That’s OK, too.”...read on

Waples Tribute Night Auction Online

October 20, 2014:

The online auction component of the Keith & Ron Waples Tribute Night is now live with a multitude of stellar items....read on

Last Call! ID Technician In P.E.I.

October 20, 2014:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island for the final time this year on Monday, October 27, 2014 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Alibi Seelster Tops Mixed Sale

October 19, 2014:

Talented pacing filly Alibi Seelster fetched the highest price at Sunday's 2014 Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale....read on

Offering Advice For New Owners

October 19, 2014:

Trainers and drivers with experience owning racehorses share their honest advice for owners looking to get into harness racing in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Interference Leads To Purse Cheque

October 20, 2014:

Connections of a horse that was interfered with in a race and subsequently finished last have been awarded third-place purse money due to a new rule which came into effect down under this past summer....read on

Court Sides With Punter Over Taxes

October 20, 2014:

According to a report, a court has determined that a punter’s consistent, heavy wagering on horse races over a five-year period constituted a ‘continuous action to make a profit.’ In turn, the handicapper was able to reduce a US$7.7 million back-tax bill into a relatively meager US$635,000....read on

Blue Chip Promotions Announced

October 20, 2014:

Officials with Blue Chip Farms have announced several promotions within the company’s senior management team....read on

Boogie Panic Closes Out 3R Season

October 20, 2014:

Closing day for the 2014 harness racing meet at the Hippodrome 3R saw the unbeaten Boogie Panic post his eighth win this year in the final race of the program....read on

International Trot Preview Field Finalized

October 19, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway has announced the octet of world-class trotters for this Saturday night’s (Oct. 25) International Trot Preview....read on

Guaranteed Pick 5 At Yonkers Saturday

October 20, 2014:

If more than $1.5 million in stakes money up for grabs Saturday night isn’t enough incentive to watch and wager, Yonkers Raceway has added a bit more....read on

Dover 2014-2015 Applications Due

October 20, 2014:

Officials with Dover Downs have announced that they are now accepting applications from horsepeople seeking to race during the upcoming 46th season, which will begin on Sunday, November 2....read on

Manzi To Receive Bruce Hamilton Award

October 20, 2014:

The Harness Horse Breeders of New York State (HHBNYS) has announced with great pride that longtime horseman and journalist John Manzi will be the recipient of the 2014 Bruce Hamilton Memorial Medal....read on

Moreau Doubles In Flamboro Preferreds

October 19, 2014:

Canada's leading trainer Richard Moreau and driver Alfie Carroll doubled up in Sunday night's Preferred quartet at Flamboro Downs with Adkins Hanover and Racey Miss....read on

First Impression Circles Rideau Pacers

October 19, 2014:

Trailing the leading favourite by eight lengths at the half, First Impression and driver Sylvain Lacaille circled the field to prevail in the featured $6,500 Winners Over Handicap Pace on Sunday night at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Alexas Hope Wins 'Harness The Hope'

October 19, 2014:

Leamington Raceway's first annual 'Harness the Hope' pace on Sunday afternoon was won appropriately enough by recent purchase Alexas Hope in 2:01.2....read on

Schooner Stays Perfect In October

October 19, 2014:

Schooner continued to dominate the top pacers at Inverness Raceway on Sunday, not only wiring the field for the third straight week, but posting a flashy nine and a quarter length win margin at the finish line....read on

Campbell Stars In Maritime Elims

October 19, 2014:

Driver Marc Campbell dominated Truro Raceway's Sunday afternoon harness racing card, which featured the elimination round for the two-year-old divisions of the Maritime Breeders Stakes....read on

Outlaw Gunpowder Fires In Sires Stakes

October 19, 2014:

Three-year-old pacing colts and geldings wrapped up the regular Alberta Sires Stakes season on Sunday afternoon at Alberta Downs with a new winner emerging to take the $49,800 Alberta Maverick Final....read on

Zip The Lip Sets Summerside Trot Record

October 19, 2014:

Zip The Lip and driver Brian MacPhee set a new track record for aged trotters in the $1,850 Lea Bell Memorial on Sunday at Red Shores Summerside. The time of the mile was 1:59 flat....read on

Speed Again Delivers In Open Pace

October 19, 2014:

A field of seven Open pacers lined up behind the starter in the featured $35,000 event at Harrah's Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon....read on

Fields Set For Fall Four Stakes

October 18, 2014:

The Fall Four stakes eliminations continued on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack with two-year-old male trotters and pacers vying for a spot in next weekend's Valley Victory and Governor's Cup finals....read on

Bolt The Duer Wins Kane Memorial

October 19, 2014:

It was the biggest night of the year at Batavia Downs on Saturday (Oct. 18) as the track presented the 12th edition of the $50,000 Robert J. Kane Memorial Invitational Pace....read on

Yonkers Set For Big Stakes Night

October 19, 2014:

It was 'Elimination Saturday,' with Yonkers Raceway hosting paring events for three stakes events....read on

Indiana Champions Crowned

October 19, 2014:

The top two and three-year-old trotters and pacers in the state of Indiana descended upon Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, October 18 to battle it out in the $200,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Super Finals in front of a packed house on a chilly, October evening....read on

Exhibition Park Drivers Race Tightens

October 19, 2014:

After Saturday afternoon's race program at Exhibition Park Raceway, the lead for the top driver in wins has fallen to three....read on

Gassien On A Roll At Kawartha

October 18, 2014:

For the second straight week, driver Reg Gassien had the hot hands at Kawartha Downs....read on

All Turain Stars In Red Shores Preferred

October 18, 2014:

All Turain and driver Mike Stevenson held off a late-charging Cabo Pan Lucus to claim the feature event Saturday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The time of the mile was 1:55.2....read on

Nighttraintovegas Wins Alberta Marquis

October 18, 2014:

Nighttraintovegas claimed her second Alberta Sires Stakes title of the season as she kicked home off a pocket trip to win the $50,400 Marquis Final for three-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday afternoon at Alberta Downs....read on

Adoption Society Fundraiser A Success

October 18, 2014:

B&R Promotions has announced that once again the Annual Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society Fundraising Dinner was a great success....read on

SC Rewind: Shining The Silver Tray

October 18, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a special silver tray that has been in his family for many years and also traces the origins of silver items being awarded as prizes for sporting events....read on

N.J. Tracks Can Offer Sports Betting

October 18, 2014:

Reinforcing his support for legal sports wagering in New Jersey, on Friday Governor Chris Christie signed legislation that reflects recent court rulings and removes prohibitions against sports wagering in New Jersey....read on

Stakes Mania At Maywood Park

October 18, 2014:

The stars were out in full force Friday evening at Maywood Park as the half-mile oval hosted the Galt Trot, the Abe Lincoln, the Cinderella and the Windy City Pace....read on

JK Shesalady Still Undefeated

October 17, 2014:

It’s now nine races and counting for JK Shesalady who kept her perfect record intact with an under wraps victory in her elimination of the Three Diamonds during Friday’s 13-race program at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Waples Tribute Night Sold Out

October 18, 2014:

The Keith and Ron Waples Tribute evening at Mohawk Racetrack on October 29 is sold out....read on

OLG Bidders Revealed?

October 17, 2014:

According to a report, three bidders are in the running to become the service provider to operate specific areas of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.’s lucrative lottery business....read on

Seeking Calendar Contributions

October 15, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing's Fan Club Team is publishing a 2015 calendar on the 'Heart of Harness Racing' with the support of several associations and racetracks across the country and we need your contributions....read on

The Stuff Legends Are Made Of

October 14, 2014:

Modern Legend is a homebred, owned and trained by a man with only one horse. Yet despite the odds, he is living up to his name....read on / continuer à lire

What Were You Doing In 1974?

October 13, 2014:

This December, Trot Magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary! To help Trot celebrate, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is looking for interesting stories and anecdotes about what you were doing in harness racing in 1974 -- 40 years ago....read on

Complete Stallion Reports Online

October 6, 2014:

A reminder and notice to stallion owners that stallion reports for Canadian stallions can now be completed online....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 1, 2014:

Results are now available for Trot Magazine's 2014 Fantasy Stable; to view the leaderboard...click here

Take Somebeachsomewhere With You!

August 6, 2014:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the commemoration of Somebeachsomewhere and a monumental day in harness racing on SC’s new BMO Mastercard....read on

Update On Animal Pedigree Act

May 2, 2014:

Representatives of Standardbred Canada were present at the annual meeting of the Canadian Livestock Records Corporation in Calgary, Alta....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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