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Remembering The 'Grey Gladiator'

March 23, 2021:

On the silver anniversary of his birth, Trot Insider pays tribute to one of Canada's most beloved and decorated Standardbreds — a gallant, grey gladiator who enjoyed a career worthy of the sport's highest on

Sister To "Grey Gladiator" Wins MISS

September 2, 2013:

Eight Michigan Sires Stakes (MISS) finals were held Monday afternoon at Hazel Park, with four going being the gate as non-wagering affairs prior to the regular program. Although for the most part the races consisted of short fields, eight different stallions were represented in the winner's on

2013 Hall Of Fame Photos Online

August 17, 2013:

Photos from the 2013 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame induction ceremony on August 15 at the Mississauga Convention Centre in Mississauga, Ont. are now available online for on

Live 2013 Hall Of Fame Coverage

August 15, 2013:

Trot Insider will provide live coverage from tonight's Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction on

Saluting The Admiral

August 12, 2013:

One of this millennium's most beloved racehorses will receive what many feel is a long overdue honour when Admirals Express is inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame on Thursday, August on

The Gladiator Takes Montreal

June 19, 2013:

It is October 8, 2006, the temperature 18 degrees Celsius, and the crowd at Hippodrome de Montreal is anxiously awaiting the feature race of the day, the $75,000 Le Rendez-vous des Champions – the Race of Champions – for aged male pacers, including the amazing Admirals on

Niatross, Secretariat Headline Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Class Of 2013

April 9, 2013:

World Class racing greats Niatross and Secretariat headline the field of 13 new Hall of Fame inductees under new rules that allow international competitors into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of on

2013 Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Ballot Announced

March 27, 2013:

Racing greats Secretariat and Niatross figure prominently on the 2013 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame election ballot, which reflects the changes announced earlier this year. Eligibility now includes those people and horses that brought honour to Canadian horse on

Honouring Admirals Express

October 19, 2011:

One year since the passing of one of harness racing's most beloved competitors, the former groom of Admirals Express has created a special tribute to the 'Grey Gladiator' on

Charles Honours 'The Admiral' & Retirees

June 13, 2011:

Admirals Express was a one-of-a-kind horse. On the racetrack the colourful grey pacer competed for 12 years, earned over $2 million and was named Canada’s Horse of the Year in on

Dreamfair Eternal Canada’s 2010 Horse Of The Year

January 29, 2011:

On Saturday, January 29, Standardbred Canada hosted the 2010 O’Brien Awards to honour and recognize the horses and people that have made the greatest contribution to Canadian harness on

MacDonell Reflects On 'The Admiral'

January 21, 2011:

"He just didn't know the meaning of quit, it wasn't in his vocabulary. He wasn't the pretty pacer of all, he had to work on his game. He was just the ultimate racehorse." on

Admirals Express Voted 2010 Cam Fella Award Recipient

January 5, 2011:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that Admirals Express has been voted the 2010 recipient of the Cam Fella on

Hales Reflects On Admirals Express

October 26, 2010:

With the passing of the great Admirals Express still resonating within the Canadian racing industry, Trot Insider caught up with Mike Hales, who reflected on the iron-tough grey and cleared up any misconceptions people may have had with Canada's 2005 Horse of the on

Paying Tribute To The Admiral

October 21, 2010:

"In professional sports, it is common for members of a team to wear the initials of someone closely connected to that team on their jerseys when that person has recently passed away. Black armbands are another common way of marking a recent death. Let’s do something along those on

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