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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

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

Another ‘Sweet’ Victory For Whelan?

December 16, 2011:

Sent off at odds of 38-1 in her Autumn Stakes final, very few thought Highland Candy Bar could unwrap a victory, including her trainer/driver Garrett Whelan...read on

Are The ‘Odds’ In MacGrath’s Favour?

December 14, 2011:

The best Christmas gift, at least an early one, that owner/trainer Brent MacGrath could have asked for came true when his Weigh The Odds received a favourable post position in one of two $25,000 Valedictory Stakes eliminations set for this Saturday evening at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

"Definitely Going In The Right Direction"

December 13, 2011:

Pretty Crafty, a three-year-old daughter of Here Comes Herbie, will look for her third straight victory Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack when she takes to the oval in the program's $60,000 Autumn Stakes final...read on

“He’s Been Getting Better And Better"

December 9, 2011:

Although Adventure Bound did not win his Autumn Stakes elimination this past Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack, trainer Eric Adams remains optimistic that he has his sophomore pacer on the right track heading into the $60,000 final this Saturday...read on

"I’m Hoping He Can Be A 'Gold' Horse"

December 2, 2011:

After celebrating a career year with over $1.1 million in earnings, which included a victory in the Breeders Crown with Monkey On My Wheel, trainer Travis Umphrey is hoping Twin B Wrangler will be his next superstar pacer...read on

Post Times To Change At Woodbine

November 30, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that a slight post time change will come into effect beginning on Monday, December 5...read on

“She Is Kind Of A Work In Progress"

November 29, 2011:

During her debut season, The Prophet Mary has been on quite a journey. The next challenge for the two-year-old pacing filly is qualifying for the Autumn Stakes in her $20,000 elimination on Thursday, December 1 at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

Saftic Back In Action; Rockin' The 'Stache

November 24, 2011:

It may have flown under the radar to some, but Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit driving stalwart Mike Saftic recent returned to action after having been involved in an October 8 racing accident. Saftic has discussed his recovery and return from cracked ribs, and, of course, his Movember Moustache with Trot Insider...read on

WEG Keen To Add Sports Betting

November 24, 2011:

The wheels are in motion to legalize single-game sports wagering in Canada, and WEG’s CEO Nick Eaves believes Woodbine and Mohawk are logical places for a sports betting facility...read on

Stay For Schickedanz; WEG Stands Pat

November 24, 2011:

Even though the Ontario Racing Commission announced late last week that it has given thoroughbred owner Bruno Schickedanz a stay from a 12-month suspension in regard to the ultimate euthanization of champion runner Wake At Noon, the Woodbine Entertainment Group has stated that it still will not be granting the owner stalls in the Woodbine Racetrack backstretch...read on

Deadline Nearing For WEG’s December 1 Stakes Nominations

November 18, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group would like to remind all horsepeople of the December 1 deadline for six stakes events which are part of Woodbine Racetrack's winter / spring series stakes....read on


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