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The Roar Of The Crowd

February 28, 2021:

"Our grandstands will sit empty for a while longer, until this pandemic is under control, but when we are allowed back I believe that we all, tracks, horsepeople and associations alike, have to make it our goal to get crowds back to the track"...read on / continuer à lire

Flamboro, Rideau Cancel Sunday Cards

February 28, 2021:

Racing at both Flamboro Downs and Rideau Carleton Raceway has been cancelled for Sunday, February 28 due to deteriorating track conditions....read on

In Need Of A Nurse Mare?

March 4, 2010:

Standardbred Canada's Nurse Mare Program is designed to assist in matching orphaned or rejected foals with nurse mares, and now the process is even easier....read on

SC Head Office Closed To The Public

July 10, 2020:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind members that SC's main office building in Mississauga, Ont. remains closed to external visitors and guests amid the COVID-19 pandemic....read on

Wheels On Fire First At Mohawk

February 27, 2021:

Leaving from post 8, Wheels On Fire found the front and held firm to the finish to score a wire-to-wire win in the $30,000 featured pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday (Feb. 27)....read on

Monticello Cancels Monday Card

February 28, 2021:

Due to the continuing thawing and its effect on track condition, Monticello Raceway has cancelled live harness racing for Monday, March 1....read on

Callahan Doubles In 'Big M' Features

February 28, 2021:

After taking the Friday night feature with 7-5 favorite Betalady, driver Corey Callahan, aka “The Captain”, also scored in Saturday night’s (Feb. 27) marquee event, winning the $27,500 Winners Over/Open Pace with 11-1 outsider Shnitzledosomethin at The Meadowlands....read on

Takter Trio Debuts Impressively

February 27, 2021:

Nancy Takter had to bid adieu to a number of talented performers at the conclusion of the 2020 season that garnered her U.S. Trainer of the Year honours. But as the 2021 stakes season for older horses appears on the horizon, the conditioner unleashed a trifecta of new additions during Saturday's session of qualifiers at The Meadowlands....read on

SC Rewind: Remembering The Sportsman

February 27, 2021:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith talks a bit about the beloved old publication, The Canadian Sportsman....read on

More 2021 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 3, 2021:

Since the first lists of 2021 two-year-olds in training were published earlier this year, Standardbred Canada has received submissions from coast to coast for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Voracity Victorious At Miami Valley

February 27, 2021:

Voracity, a terror in the $30,000 claiming ranks for the first six weeks of 2021, stepped up into the $22,500 Open Pace on Saturday (Feb. 27) and earned a hard fought 1:51.2 victory....read on

Buffalo Cancels After Two Races

February 27, 2021:

Due to poor track conditions, Buffalo Raceway officials were forced to cancel the remaining nine races on the scheduled 11-race program on Saturday night (Feb. 27)....read on

Napolitano Hot In Game Of Claims

February 27, 2021:

On Monday morning, Horsemen at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono will be checking with the Downs’ Racing Office to confirm that their horses -- most of them new barn members after Saturday’s third and final preliminary round of the Game Of Claims Pacing Series -- had enough points to make their rich finals....read on

Fanning Triples At Freehold

February 27, 2021:

Trainer Tom Fanning had a big day at Freehold Raceway on Saturday (February 27), winning three races on the 13-race card....read on

Going Back To Cali A Good Choice

February 27, 2021:

Robert Corbin is enjoying his second winter at Cal Expo while sending his share of performers to the winner’s circle....read on

Westbeach Upsets The Apple Cart

February 26, 2021:

Westbeach didn’t get much pari-mutuel respect in her Friday evening assignment at Woodbine Mohawk Park, and apparently she took the snub personally....read on

Industry Update from Jim Lawson

February 26, 2021:

On Friday, Woodbine Entertainment CEO Jim Lawson posted an update to the horse racing industry on advocating for the ability to race during future lockdowns (should they occur), the resumption of of harness racing at Ontario tracks, opening the backstretch at Woodbine Racetrack, sports betting and more....read on

O'Brien Winners Blossoming For Blais

February 26, 2021:

With two of his rising sophomores coming back from O'Brien Award-winning campaigns and a Hambletonian champion likewise poised to return, trainer Luc Blais has high hopes for his trotting stable in the upcoming 2021 season....read on

Jeffery P Equals Meadows All-Age Mark

February 26, 2021:

Friday at The Meadows turned up dreary with temperatures in the low 40s, hardly the ideal climate for track records. But Jeffery P apparently forgot to watch The Weather Channel....read on

Details On Mohawk Training, Schoolers

February 26, 2021:

Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to inform all horsepeople of its updated schedule for training and schoolers....read on

Post Time Changes At Western Fair

February 26, 2021:

On Friday (Feb. 26) the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) approved the application made by The WFA Raceway Corporation to amend the post times of the 2021 race date schedule for The Raceway at the Western Fair District (Western Fair)....read on

New Race Secretary At Flamboro

February 26, 2021:

The Clinton Race Office is pleased to announce the opening of a satellite office at Flamboro Downs to be operated by Sheri Minler-Grabatin....read on

Truro Issues Statement On Strangles

February 26, 2021:

Due to the current strangles outbreak in Prince Edward Island, Truro Raceway will not be accepting horses from that area onto its property....read on

Hall Of Fame Accepting 2021 Nominations

November 16, 2020:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (CHRHF) invites the public to participate in the nomination of people and horses who have made a significant contribution to Canadian Standardbred or Thoroughbred horse racing, for induction to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2021....read on

Tioga Downs 2021 Racing Info

February 26, 2021:

Live harness racing will make its return to upstate New York this spring with Tioga Downs preparing to kick off the 2021 season on Saturday, May 1....read on

Saratoga Set For Season Opener

February 25, 2021:

Saratoga Harness kicks off its 80th season of live racing on Monday (March 1) with racing on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. First post is at noon....read on

OR Issues Notice Regarding Purses

February 25, 2021:

On Thursday (Feb. 25) Ontario Racing issued a statement regarding the status of the purses from cancelled February race dates....read on

Race Dates Added At Mohawk

February 25, 2021:

On Thursday (Feb. 25), the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) approved the application made by Woodbine Entertainment Group to vary the 2021 race date schedule for Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Test Developed To Detect Gene Doping

February 25, 2021:

Researchers have successfully developed a new test to systemically detect the local administration of illicit, gene doping therapies in equine athletes....read on

Alberta Issues Strangles Notice

February 25, 2021:

Due to the significant number of horses east of Manitoba that have been exposed to strangles bacteria, Century Casinos must implement strict measures to protect the best interests of the entire racing community....read on

Ontario Select Sale To Be Held In 2021

February 25, 2021:

Management for the Ontario Select Yearling Sale has confirmed that the sale will be held once again in 2021....read on

McQueen Nabs First Training Win

February 25, 2021:

Despite the abbreviated card at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Wednesday (Feb. 24), trainer Cameron McQueen earned the first victory of his career in just the final race on the evening before the card was abandoned....read on

AGCO Reminder On Biosecurity

February 24, 2021:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has been informed that three additional horses tested positive for Strangles this week in the affected barn at Shamrock Training Centre....read on

EHV-1 Reported In Québec

February 24, 2021:

Trot Insider has learned of an active case of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) in Québec....read on

New Strangles Exposure At CDP

February 24, 2021:

The Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has learned that additional horses stabled at at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park have been exposed to strangles bacteria, as confirmed by enhanced testing....read on

Which Track Do You Miss The Most?

February 24, 2021:

With the return of racing in Ontario at four racetracks, which three of the Canadian tracks active in 2020 and not currently racing are you most looking forward to resuming action in 2021?....read on

Jim Gluhm Passes

February 23, 2021:

Veteran trainer, driver and owner Jim Gluhm, 77, of Trenton, Florida died at home on February 11, 2021....read on

U.S. Harness Hall Immortal Noms Due

February 23, 2021:

Time is running out for members of the United States Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame, in Goshen, N.Y., to submit Immortal nominations for the Class of 2021....read on

New Overnight Series In New Brunswick

February 23, 2021:

On Tuesday (Feb. 23), officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick announced the introduction of a new series geared toward overnight horses racing in New Brunswick....read on

OLG Delivers Value In Unprecedented Year

February 23, 2021:

Despite the material impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to land-based gaming operations, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) continues to work hard to deliver value for the benefit of the province....read on

Lost For Words Exported

February 22, 2021:

Trot Insider has learned that stakes-winning pacer turned stallion Lost For Words has been exported for stallion duty....read on

Flamboro Updates Minimum Standards

February 21, 2021:

In its efforts to reduce wait time at the security checkpoint when entering the backstretch, Flamboro Downs has updated its COVID-19 minimum standards to include a URL and QR code to complete a questionnaire prior to arrival at Flamboro for training, qualifiers and racing....read on

An 'Extra Special' Life

February 21, 2021:

When Keith Coulter was a child, growing up in Depression-era Toronto, he was always enamoured by the delivery horses. His first love was a delivery mare named Diane, and he dreamed of the day he could own a horse of his own...read on / continuer à lire

A Developing Niche For Robinson

February 21, 2021:

If recent success is any indication, keep an eye on a two-year-old trotter in-to-go at Woodbine Mohawk Park this coming June if the trainer and driver is Robbie Robinson....read on

The Beatsons' Year To Remember

February 20, 2021:

Kenn Beatson recalls racing with father Don at a number of southwestern Ontario racetracks that no longer exist, against people no longer in the business. But after years of modest success on Ontario's B tracks, with the occasional campaigner sent to test the best on the Ontario Jockey Club circuit, the Beatsons can now lay claim to owning and racing the best....read on

Standardbred Canada Board Appointment

February 19, 2021:

The Standardbred Canada Board of Directors would like to announce the appointment of Ryan Clements of Ontario as Active Director....read on

Plans For New Track In Manitoba

February 19, 2021:

A Winnipeg developer has plans in the works to put the Standardbred sport on the map in Manitoba's largest city within the next year — and there's nothing standard about his approach or his vision....read on

Strangles, EHV-1 Reported In Ontario

February 19, 2021:

Trot Insider has learned that cases of equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM) and equine strangles have recently surfaced in Ontario....read on

Return Date Set For Fraser Downs

February 19, 2021:

Harness Racing BC has announced the new 2021 race date schedule for Fraser Downs....read on

Ontario Prospect Series Dates Released

February 17, 2021:

Ontario Racing, in cooperation with participating Ontario racetracks, is pleased to announce the Prospect Series for Ontario-sired two- and three-year-olds will return for a second year in 2021....read on

AGCO Updates Rule Amendments

February 12, 2021:

To prepare for the return to racing in Ontario, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is actively reviewing Ontario’s horse racing rules and regulations to ensure responsible measures continue to be taken to help contain the spread of COVID-19....read on

2021 OSS Schedule Released

February 12, 2021:

The 48th Ontario Sires Stakes season will kick off on Saturday, May 22 at Woodbine Mohawk Park with the Gold Series opener for the talented three-year-old pacing colts....read on

Get Ready For Racing With eShop!

February 11, 2021:

With racing just around the corner, it’s time to get your horse related business in order and the easiest way to do this is to use Standardbred Canada’s eShop...read on

COVID-19 Resources For Members

December 24, 2020:

With the second wave of COVID-19 and the lockdown of racing in some provinces, these are extremely challenging times for many of our members. Standardbred Canada wants to ensure our members have access to the most current news and relevant information for Federal and Provincial programs and resources that may provide assistance to you....read on

Tips & Resources For Online Entry

December 6, 2020:

Do you need assistance with using SC’s Self Serve Online Entry? If you have signed up for online entry or are thinking about signing up, or are having any difficulties or issues with using this program, we have resources that can help you!...read on

SC Field Reps Working Remotely

May 25, 2020:

Standardbred Canada (SC) would like to notify members that in the best interests of the health and safety of our members and staff, SC Field Reps will not be working at racetracks during COVID-19....read on

Standardbred Canada COVID-19 Update

March 16, 2020:

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Standardbred Canada (SC) management has decided to voluntarily close the main office building to external visitors and guests....read on

Harness Racing COVID-19 Updates

March 14, 2020:

The most up to date information from the North American harness racing industry pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic is located here. Coverage includes news, closures and access changes....read on

Website Troubleshooting

May 23, 2018:

If you have/are experiencing issues refreshing pages on the Standardbred Canada website, please check in with this notice for more information....read on


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