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Off-Track Betting Now Open At NS Casino

June 19, 2017:

Casino Nova Scotia, in partnership with the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission (Truro Raceway), is pleased to announce that as of today (Monday, June 19), satellite horse race wagering will be available at the Casino Halifax location....read on

N.S. Casino Adds Off-Track Betting

March 9, 2017:

Casino Nova Scotia Halifax has announced it will offer off-track betting on horse racing in the coming months....read on

Roberts Returns To Great Canadian

July 23, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that Chris Roberts will be stepping down from his position as General Manager of Racing & Gaming at Northlands for a position with his former employer -- Great Canadian Gaming Corporation....read on

Balzac "Critical" For Alberta Racing

May 2, 2013:

In an article by the Edmonton Journal, a handful of racing officials in Alberta have gone on the record in regard to the highly anticipated racetrack in Balzac. One official did not stop short of referring to the much-needed track as "critical" for Alberta horse racing....read on

Roberts Swinging For The Fences

October 14, 2011:

"Make no mistake, nobody at Northlands is happy with the status quo, nobody's happy that our numbers continue to fall. But we're going to go to the ends of the Earth to do whatever we can to promote the product and to build that on-track atmosphere...read on

Roberts Makes Driving Debut

September 6, 2011:

When racetrack manager Chris Roberts left Ontario for a position with Northlands in Alberta, little did he know that he'd add catch-driver to his resume...read on

Georgian, Western Fair Cancel Tuesday Racing

December 7, 2010:

Georgian Downs has joined Western Fair Raceway among the tracks cancelling racing on Tuesday...read on

Roberts' Crew Brings Confederation Cup To The Masses

August 13, 2010:

Is your horse racing product front and centre on mainstream media outlets? Many tracks would have to say 'no,' but Great Canadian Gaming Corp's Chris Roberts, horseman Anthony MacDonald, a horse named 'Obama' and race secretary Sheri Minler-Grabatin are certainly doing their part to get the industry's product to...read on

More Gold For Gold Rush

July 6, 2010:

Breeders of Ontario-sired horses have long known the province’s advantages. On July 10, they’ll have yet another reason to smile...read on

ORC Rules On OHHA/Georgian

April 22, 2010:

On February 11, 2010, the director of the Ontario Racing Commission issued a notice of decision and Ruling SB 038/2010 wherein he denied a request from the Ontario Harness Horse Association to transfer $40,000 from the Georgian Downs purse account to...read on

Troop Now $500,000 Richer

February 1, 2010:

This past weekend, Barrie, Ontario resident Brian Troop, a regular patron at Georgian Downs, won the 11th annual Daily Racing Form/National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) National Handicapping Championship...read on

Confederation Cup On Trot Radio

August 14, 2009:

Sunday's card of harness racing at Flamboro Downs features the 33rd edition of Canada's richest race on a half-mile track, the $660,000 Confederation...read on

SBOA Offers Gold Rush Bonus

June 4, 2009:

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association will be adding to the treasure chest of the annual $1 million Georgian Gold Rush, set for July 11 at Georgian Downs...read on

A Candid Conversation with William Bissett

April 29, 2009:

"We'll have a fireside chat," joked Chris Roberts, sitting down to talk face to face with William J. Bissett, President of Delaware North Gaming and Entertainment, a leading operator of gaming and racing operations around the world...read on

Trot Radio Talks Wagering

March 24, 2009:

In advance of next month's Standardbred Wagering Conference in Windsor, Ont., Trot Radio takes a closer look at the surprising fact that three months into 2009 wagering on Canadian harness racing is up from this point one year ago...read on


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