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Horse Uses Head To Get Attention

September 7, 2015:

It's not a surprise that horses are intelligent and resourceful animals, but one horse recently captured on video showed he could use his head in an interesting way to get exactly what he wanted....read on

PSAC 'Fights Back' Against SARP Cuts

January 11, 2013:

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is putting pressure on the Liberal Government's decision to end the Slots-at-Racetracks Program, which will create devastating job losses in the horse racing industry....read on

OHRIA Response To OMAFRA Report

October 31, 2012:

On Tuesday, October 30, the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association issued a release regarding the OMAFRA Panel's report to provincial government on the transition from the slots-at-racetracks program....read on

Pacer Is A Rare High School Mascot

January 20, 2012:

Think back to high school, when you knew everything. What was the school mascot? Was it a purple gryphon? Was it a majestic falcon? Chances are it wasn't a standardbred pacer… unless you hit the books at a particular secondary school...read on

Guilty Trainer Receives Death Threats

January 12, 2012:

It has been reported that Dean Atkinson, one of the trainers charged in the Down Under swabbing scandal, has asked for the court be closed during his evidence due to receiving death threats from a horse owner...read on

Guilty Plea In Wal-Mart Abandonment

January 10, 2012:

According to a report, a teenager has come forth and pleaded guilty to abandoning his nine-year-old standardbred outside of a Geauga County, Ohio Wal-Mart...read on

Pena Files Lawsuit Over 'Big M' Barring

January 6, 2012:

According to a report, the Meadowlands Racetrack's 2011 leading trainer, Lou Pena, has filed suit against the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and Jeff Gural after the track opted to bar the conditioner from entering his horses at the famed East Rutherford, NJ oval...read on

Changes In Bill To Affect NJ Racing?

January 5, 2012:

Both the standardbred and thoroughbred racing industries have been closely watching reports from New Jersey news publications regarding the politics which are currently holding the NJ racing in the balance...read on

No Recipient For Cam Fella Award

January 5, 2012:

Standardbred Canada today announced there will not be a 2011 recipient for the Cam Fella Award...read on

Proactive Santa Anita Grabs Opportunity

January 4, 2012:

In an effort to take advantage of the upcoming season of HBO's new horse-racing drama, 'Luck,' Santa Anita Park is proactively making moves to groom potential new customers...read on

Finalists Announced For 2011 Media Excellence Awards

January 4, 2012:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2011 Media Excellence Awards. The Media Excellence Awards program is aimed at honouring those who have, through one piece of exceptional work, covered Canadian harness racing in a manner that is extraordinary and of broad national appeal...read on

New Jersey, California Simulcast News

January 3, 2012:

New Jersey and California may be on opposite sides of the U.S. Their comparative weather patterns may be like night and day. But one thing is similar: both are beefing up their horse-racing simulcasting...read on

Two Shots At Lifetime Dream

January 3, 2012:

As Woodbine Racetrack’s winter stakes get underway, trainers are hoping to start the 2012 racing season off on the right hoof...read on

SC Online Stakes Program

January 3, 2012:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the addition of stakes which are now available for purchase on the SC Stakes Online payment program....read on

Weaver Loves Canadian Harness Racing

January 3, 2012:

Standardbred Canada would like to congratulate Sydney Weaver of Acton, Ont., the winner of the 'I Love Canadian Harness Racing' Fan Club’s VIP O’Brien Awards package...read on


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