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New COSA Directors Elected

April 27, 2017:

On Wednesday, April 26, the Central Ontario Standardbred Association’s auditing firm, KPMG, presented the 2017 election results at a meeting of the COSA Board of Directors....read on

Darling's Five Grassroots Contenders

September 21, 2016:

Trainer Jack Darling shipped five pacing colts to Mohawk Racetrack for the Grassroots Semi-finals last week and all five will return to the Campbellville oval on Saturday, Sept. 24 for the $400,000 Grassroots Championships....read on

Darling On His Thursday Starters

September 6, 2016:

This Thursday evening’s (September 8) Ontario Sires Stakes test at Flamboro Downs is the final opportunity for the novice pacing colts and fillies to earn points toward a berth in the September 15 Grassroots Semi-Finals. Trainer Jack Darling of Cambridge, Ont. will send out three colts in pursuit of Grassroots points, and two of them need a big effort to extend their season....read on

Is Whipless Racing A Good Idea?

August 16, 2016:

"I was a strong supporter of the limited use of the whip that we have now. As strongly as I supported that, I feel even more so that a driver must be allowed to carry a whip in a race for practical reasons and most importantly for safety reasons"....read on

Seeking Answers On Purses

July 8, 2016:

"There is a province-wide underpayment of several million dollars, money that is desperately needed by horsemen and owners. This money is ours."....read on

Positive Efforts In Ontario

December 21, 2015:

"Meanwhile, as we are waiting [for more details on OLG integrating horse racing], there are a couple of positive efforts being made by some players from within our industry itself that are encouraging"....read on

Darling's Devil Hopes To Rebound

September 24, 2015:

Flamboro Downs celebrates the Ontario Sires Stakes program on Sunday with two $105,000 Gold Series divisions for the exciting two-year-old trotting fillies and the 'Be A Winner' contest, which puts one lucky fan in the OSS winner’s circle....read on

Darling Injured In Training Mishap

May 9, 2015:

Trainer Jack Darling will be watching his horses from the sidelines after suffering a concussion and some broken bones following a training accident on Friday morning. Darling gave Trot Insider a statement with a message to the harness racing industry....read on

Hall Announces 2015 Ballot

March 23, 2015:

On Monday, March 23, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame unveiled the names of horses and horsepeople which are on the Hall's 2015 ballot....read on

Ontario Breeders Awards Presented

January 31, 2015:

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association (SBOA) recognized the top breeders of the 2014 Ontario Sires Stakes season in addition to some of the industry’s most dedicated individuals at its annual awards banquet on Saturday at the Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre....read on

Association Honours Darling, Leifso

January 8, 2015:

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association's Annual Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre....read on

Double Honours For Jack Darling

December 31, 2014:

For his vision of giving back to life beyond the racetrack, the United States Harness Writers Association has voted Jack Darling two Dan Patch Awards: the Unsung Hero and Good Guy awards....read on

Darling Rallies The Troops Again

October 8, 2014:

Jack Darling of Cambridge, Ontario, is one of this province’s top Standardbred trainers as evidenced by his four starters in this Saturday’s rich Ontario Sires Stakes Super Finals at Mohawk. He’s also a great person....read on

Little Brown Jug Broadcast Details

September 10, 2014:

The Little Brown Jug and CBS Sports Network have finalized plans for the 69th edition of the pacing classic....read on

Rehoming, Retraining Retired Horses

June 20, 2014:

They call themselves ‘Go and Play Stables’, but this dedicated bunch of Standardbred horse lovers should be named ‘Go and Work Stables’....read on


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