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'Willy' The Winning Machine

February 27, 2017:

There’s been no stopping Free Willy Hanover in recent weeks at Woodbine Racetrack, and it was more of the same during Monday’s 10-race card at the Rexdale, Ont. on

HPItv To Remain In TV Lineup

February 27, 2017:

On Monday, February 27, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that HPItv, the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s CRTC licensed digital television channel, will remain on the on

Big Night For Canadians At Dan Patch Awards

February 27, 2017:

On Sunday, February 26 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Canadians played a major role at the 2016 U.S. Harness Writers Association’s Dan Patch Awards dinner, presented by Hoosier on

Shippen Out Perfect In Preferred

February 27, 2017:

A bulky field of nine tackled the $8,500 Preferred 3 Handicap for horse and gelding pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and Shippen Out came away victorious despite a rough on

Survivor Score For My Hare Lady

February 27, 2017:

My Hare Lady led a cavalry charge through the wire to capture the $15,000 championship final of a three-week 'Survivor Series' for $5,000 claiming mares on Monday afternoon at Miami Valley on

Meadows Feature To Rockin Rum Springa

February 27, 2017:

An unruly Rockin Rum Springa was wide in the turns — and not much more manageable in the straightaways — but still was much the best in Monday’s feature at The Meadows, a $13,000 conditioned pace for fillies and on

A Sharper Wakizashi Hanover

February 27, 2017:

"He said ‘I’ve been watching your horse, and your horse is a knight. It’s not like you’re trying to make a good horse, you’ve already got one. So why don’t you go any further and investigate if there’s anything that could be done?’" on

Always B Miki "Before His Time"

February 27, 2017:

“I never said it during the year, but I always thought he was before his time. I’ve had horses go big miles once or twice, but he seemed to do it every week. He was unbelievable. So Sam [McKee] probably had it right; I’ll probably never drive another horse like that.” on

Williams Elected USTA President

February 27, 2017:

Russell Williams was elected president of the USTA by a vote of association directors during the first general session of the USTA board of directors annual meeting on Monday, February 27 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and on

Two Drivers End Up In One Sulky

February 27, 2017:

If you’ve been around the harness racing industry long enough you probably think you’ve seen it all. That being said, have you ever seen two drivers cross the finish line in the same sulky after a near-miss accident? on

International Trot, NYSS Finals Night

February 27, 2017:

On Monday, February 27, the New York State Gaming Commission and the Department of Agriculture and Markets announced that Yonkers Raceway will host one of the world’s single biggest harness racing events this on

Donald Gillis Passes

February 27, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Port Hood horse owner and breeder Donald Bernard Gillis, 78, passed away on Saturday, February 25 after a courageous battle with on

Nova Scotia Stake Late Nom Change

February 27, 2017:

Standardbred Canada would like to inform all horsepeople that a late nomination payment can be made to the Nova Scotia on

Reaction From Dan Patch Winners

February 26, 2017:

The 2016 U.S. Harness Writers Association’s Dan Patch Awards dinner, presented by Hoosier Park, was held on Sunday night (February 26) at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las on

MacDonalds Sweep Rideau Features

February 26, 2017:

Trainer Ron MacDonald and his 20-year-old son, driver Brett MacDonald, teamed up for back-to-back wins in the $6,950 Winners Over Handicap co-features with pacer Adkins Hanover and trotter What A Rush on Sunday night (February 26) at Rideau Carleton on

Preferreds Featured At Flamboro

February 26, 2017:

Bali and Sr Beach Babe shared the spotlight on Sunday night (February 26) at Flamboro Downs, winning the co-featured $7,500 Preferred 3 on

Bold Eagle Wins Triple Crown

February 26, 2017:

After falling short in 2016, French trotting sensation Bold Eagle made history on Sunday with a victory in the 2-1/2 mile Grand Prix de Paris at Vincennes, becoming just the fourth horse to sweep the three races that comprise the Triple Crown of French on

Horses Create Memorable Field Trip

February 26, 2017:

Mornings are always bustling with harness racing activity at Southern Oaks Training Center, but it's not every day that it is bustling with more than 50 excited middle school on

Alberta's 2016 Champions Honoured

February 26, 2017:

Alberta's 2016 harness racing champions were honoured at the annual Alberta Standardbred Horse Association (ASHA) Awards Gala on Saturday, Feb. 25 in Edmonton, on

Carol Bodkin Passes

February 25, 2017:

Carol Bodkin, 71, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 23 at Health Sciences North in Sudbury, Ont. after a courageous battle with on

SC Rewind: Richelieu Park Memories

February 25, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the eventful decade of the 1950's when Canadian harness racing was making great strides in the Province of Quebec, especially on

Miracle Redemption For Lennytheshark

February 25, 2017:

A mere nose cost Lennytheshark victory in last year’s Miracle Mile when Australia’s most popular pacer was beaten by Have Faith In on

Daniels To Be Honoured In Truro

February 25, 2017:

Longtime Standardbred Canada field rep and Truro Raceway race office supervisor Diane Daniels will be honoured at the Truro Sports Heritage Society Awards Dinner on Sunday, March 5 at the Best Western Glengarry in on

Harness Racing B.C. Meeting Notice

February 24, 2017:

The Board of Directors of Harness Racing B.C. (HRBC) has announced that its Annual General Meeting for 2017 will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2017 at 5 p.m. in the Backstretch on

Celebration Of Life For Suksiri

February 24, 2017:

Well known and popular groom Paul 'Pauly' Suksiri passed away recently after a courageous battle with on

Canadian Horse Racing Celebrates 250 Years

February 24, 2017:

Our entire nation will be celebrating 150 years of confederation in 2017, but for Canada’s horse racing industry, this year represents an even bigger anniversary, the 250th Anniversary of our great sport in this great on

Century Downs Racing Club Returns

February 23, 2017:

With harness racing set to return to Century Downs Racetrack and Casino in less than a month, the Century Downs Racing Club is gearing up its second on

Publication To Celebrate 250 Years

February 23, 2017:

A full 100 years before the confederation of Canada, the first advertised horse race took place in 1767 on the Plains of on

Support For Unified Rules

February 23, 2017:

Participants from across the nation have backed Standardbred Canada's call for a national set of rules and regulations for the country's harness racing on

OR Responds To Group Statement

February 23, 2017:

Ontario Racing (OR) has commented on a statement issued by the Horse Peoples' Alliance of Ontario regarding its Letter of Intent on

Cape Breton Auction & Dance Details

February 22, 2017:

The Cape Breton Island Horsemen Association will be hosting a fundraising auction and dance on Saturday, April 1 at the Emera Centre, starting at 6 on

But What Does It Mean For You?

February 22, 2017:

"What Amy and I have accomplished in building a 61-horse stable from nothing, and clientele list with over 200 active participants, will pale in comparison to the foundation we are building for this industry" on

Mission Brief Retired, Sold

February 22, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that world champion trotting mare Mission Brief has been retired and on

Hall Of Fame Noms Due March 1

February 22, 2017:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has issued a reminder to the horse racing community that the deadline to nominate horses or people for the Class of 2017 is one week away (Wednesday, March 1).

Nominations of those who have made a significant contribution to Canadian horse racing are being accepted for the following on

Stakeholder Working Group Details

February 21, 2017:

Following the release of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s (AGCO) ‘Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario’ Findings Report last week, three Working Groups are being established to review and make recommendations for policy on

A Special Trip North Of The Border

February 21, 2017:

Horseman George Teague recently provided Trot Insider with an update on his star pacer, Wiggle It Jiggleit. At that time, Teague did not mention that he’d be making a trip north of the border in just a few short on

From Parliament Hill To Standardbreds

February 20, 2017:

How is an award-winning Manitoba-bred horse -- currently competing successfully in Ontario -- connected to one of Canada's Members of Parliament? on

Outspoken And Out For Change

February 19, 2017:

"I want to see [horse racing] prosper. I think I'm the right guy for the job because for 30 years, it always seemed my vision was not of its time, and now I've got a board of directors that endorses it" on / continuer à lire

EHV-1 Confirmed In Ontario

February 16, 2017:

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1) on

AGCO Releases Finding Report

February 16, 2017:

In the spring of 2016, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) launched its ‘Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario’ project, directed at modernizing the regulatory rules that govern horse racing in on

Stay Mindful Of EHV-1 Signs

February 15, 2017:

It’s that time of year again when horses are returning home from racing, training and competition grounds south of the on

Canadian Submissions Wanted For 2017 International Media Awards

February 14, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is calling for entries for the 2017 International Media Awards competition which is a component of the World Trotting Conference to be held in Charlottetown, PEI this on

SC, Forest City Announce The London Selected Yearling Sale

February 14, 2017:

Standardbred Canada and Forest City Standardbred Sales Inc. are proud to announce that agreement in principle has been reached to combine the two yearling sales into one which is scheduled to take place at the Western Fair District Metroland Media Agriplex in London, Ont. on the weekend of October 14 and 15, on

Letter Of Intent Published

February 10, 2017:

As part of its information session on Friday (February 10), Ontario Racing published the executed Letter Of Intent (LOI), the nonbinding legal document which underpins the proposed long-term funding agreement for horse racing in on

2017 Standardbred Horse Improvement Program (HIP) Details

February 10, 2017:

As part of Ontario Racing’s (OR) vision to be the customer-focused leader and representative voice of a world class horse racing industry, OR has been tasked with directing breed improvement programs, including the Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP) on

Governance Changes For Ontario Racing

February 9, 2017:

Ontario Racing (OR) is pleased to announce that OR governance has continued to evolve to ensure the Board of Directors is representative of the broader horse racing industry and to ensure that OR is led by experienced and knowledgeable on

2017 OSS Schedule Released

February 9, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to release the 2017 Ontario Sires Stakes race on

Post Time With Dan Gall

February 6, 2017:

"In early January as I was watching the World Junior Hockey gold medal game between Canada and the United States, I felt terribly disappointed at the end, when after three hours of incredibly exciting hockey, we watched the gold medal awarded with a passive, slow and boring shootout" on / continuer à lire

National Rules & Regulations Survey

February 6, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is launching a national vote on whether our members want to see one set of rules for all racing in on

Preliminary Long Term Funding Consultation Report Released

February 3, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to release a preliminary report that summarizes the views and perspectives received from industry stakeholders regarding a proposed long term funding framework for horse racing in on

2017 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 10, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2017 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide on

Up To Date With '17 Eligibility Fees?

December 5, 2016:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2017 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in on

Are You Ready To Race?

June 2, 2016:

Do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year, or for the first time ever? Do you have your paperwork in order? on

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