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Rideau Training Closure Extended

February 13, 2019:

Trot Insider has been informed that the Rideau Carleton Raceway’s main track will remain closed for training and will re-open this Saturday (Feb. 16)....read on

Connections Discuss Atlanta Dispute

February 13, 2019:

After having been announced that the 2018 Hambletonian-winning mare Atlanta is up for sale via public auction, behind the scenes information regarding the reason for the sale has now reached the industry....read on

Spencer Joins OSAS Board

February 13, 2019:

Kelly Spencer, long admired as one of the most innovative promoters of harness racing in Canada, is the newest member of the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s Board of Directors....read on

Pete Proctor Passes

February 13, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Standardbred horseman Pete Proctor, 72, passed away unexpectedly, yet peacefully, at Hamilton General Hospital while surrounded by family on Sunday, February 10, 2019....read on

Details For 2019 Goshen Yearling Sale

February 13, 2019:

Goshen Standardbred Horse Sales has announced the details surrounding the 2019 edition of the annual Goshen Yearling Sale....read on

Thrilled With Fractional Ownership

February 13, 2019:

“When you allocate your entertainment dollars, once the event is over, it’s done with. Through fractional ownership, the experience isn’t over when the event ends. The value goes beyond the race.”...read on

Lupul Shows Her ‘Capping Chops

February 13, 2019:

Woodbine racing analyst Dawn Lupul outplayed a field of more than 50 notable journalists, fellow horse racing analysts and personalities this past Saturday to win the NTRA’s National Horseplayers Championship Charity Challenge....read on

Win Streaks Continue At Western Fair

February 12, 2019:

Two mares won their fourth consecutive races during the Tuesday, Feb. 12 program at The Raceway at Western Fair District, as odds-on favourite Across Hanover wired a shortened field to win a $7,800 pace and Sunshineinmypocket swept to a four-and-a-half-length victory in the nightcap....read on

Atlanta To Be Sold

February 12, 2019:

The harness racing industry has the extremely rare opportunity to purchase one of the few fillies to capture the prestigious Hambletonian....read on

Shower Play Managed Masterfully

February 12, 2019:

"As a two-year-old we really thought she was the real deal. Sylvain Filion drove her, he did a great job with her...he kept saying 'she's a Gold filly, she's a Gold filly'."...read on

‘Survivor Series’ Continues In Ohio

February 12, 2019:

Krusty The Clown and John Jay won final preliminary divisions of the Survivor Series for male $5,000 claimers at Miami Valley Raceway on Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 12)....read on

Rideau Closed For Training Wednesday

February 12, 2019:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway have announced that the main track will be closed for training on Wednesday (Feb. 13)....read on

Equine Guelph Award Winners Unveiled

February 12, 2019:

Equine Guelph has announced the recipients of its 2018 tuition awards. Cynthia Naydani is the recipient of the Roger L’Heureux Memorial Equine Award and Holly De Way has received the Stuart Stocks Memorial Equine Award....read on

‘Legend’ Set To Make 2019 Debut

February 12, 2019:

“To me, he seems to be coming up every bit as good as he did last year and the year before… I’m very happy with where he is at the moment.”...read on

Orson ‘Buck’ Weaver Passes

February 12, 2019:

Standardbred horseman and announcer Orson Lester ‘Buck’ Weaver, 91, of Harvard, Ill., formerly of Sharon, passed away at his home on Friday, February 8, 2019....read on

Yonkers Drawing This Afternoon As Scheduled

February 12, 2019:

Yonkers Raceway’s Tuesday evening (Feb. 12) live program may have been cancelled due to some rotten weather, but the scheduled draw will be taking place as per usual....read on

Flamboro Alters Training Schedule

February 12, 2019:

Flamboro Downs officials have announced that they have altered the track’s training availability for the next few days....read on

Gene Montgomery Passes

February 12, 2019:

Standardbred horseman and racing official Gene Montgomery, of Charleston, Ill., passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday (Feb. 9) at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 84....read on

Saratoga Alters Qualifying Plans

February 12, 2019:

Due to an impending winter storm, officials with Saratoga Casino Hotel have decided to alter the track’s qualifying plans for this week....read on

Maureen Ryan Passes

February 12, 2019:

Maureen D. Ryan, 75, wife of Yonkers Raceway’s longtime track superintendent, Ed Ryan, passed away peacefully last Wednesday (Feb. 6), surrounded by family at her daughter’s home in Boca Raton, Florida....read on

Tuesday Weather Closes COSA Office

February 12, 2019:

Officials with the Central Ontario Standardbred Association would like to inform its members that the COSA office is closed today (Tuesday, Feb. 12) due to inclement weather conditions....read on

‘Immortal’ Nominations Due March 1

February 12, 2019:

Time is running out for members of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame to submit Immortal nominations for the class of 2019....read on

Tuesday Weather Closes OHHA Office

February 12, 2019:

Trot Insider has been informed that officials with the Ontario Harness Horse Association have decided to close the organization’s office in Milton due to the adverse winter weather that is currently hitting the area....read on

‘Pacing For The Cure’ Auction Underway

February 12, 2019:

Officials with Pacing for the Cure have announced that the organization’s ‘Stud Fees for Scooters’ online silent auction is currently underway....read on

Revised Monticello Qualifying Plans

February 12, 2019:

Officials with Monticello Raceway have announced revised plans for qualifying at the track this week in light of the winter storm that is currently affecting the area....read on

SC Office Closed Tuesday

February 12, 2019:

Standardbred Canada would like to inform its members that the main office in Mississauga, Ont. is closed today due to inclement weather conditions....read on

Holliday Celebrates 1,000th Win

February 11, 2019:

A trip to London turned out to be a memorable one for driver Ryan Holliday, who rallied Wind Blast to a 1:59 triumph and nabbed the 1,000th win of his driving career in the process....read on

Mohawk Park Preferred To B Yoyo

February 11, 2019:

The trip was sweet for B Yoyo in Monday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park, but the end result was even sweeter for the speedy gelding who kicked off cover to win the featured tilt in 1:54.3....read on

Yonkers Cancels Tuesday Racing

February 11, 2019:

Ahead of what’s predicted to be treacherous weather in the New York metropolitan area, Yonkers Raceway has cancelled its live program for Tuesday evening....read on

Stage Set For Survivor Series

February 11, 2019:

First there were 40, then 20 and now 10 claiming mares still hopeful of becoming 'Queen of the Hill' in the annual Survivor Series at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

No Training Tues/Wed At Mohawk

February 11, 2019:

Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to inform all horsepeople that the track and paddock will be unavailable for training on Tuesday (February 12) and Wednesday (February 13)....read on

Anthony Minore Sr. Passes

February 11, 2019:

It is with great sadness that the family of Anthony Joseph Minore Sr. announces his sudden death on February 7, 2019. He was 27....read on

Harness Museum Breeding Auction Nears

February 11, 2019:

The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has an outstanding list of stallions for this year’s breeding auction....read on

The Raceway Cancels Tuesday Training

February 11, 2019:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District have announced that the track has cancelled training for Tuesday morning (Feb. 12)....read on

Attractive Items Up For Auction

February 11, 2019:

The United States Harness Writers Association Dan Patch Awards Night has received some great New York Yankees memorabilia and game tickets for the silent auction on Sunday, February 24, at Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando, Fla....read on

Morrisville Yearling Sale Details

February 11, 2019:

Officials with Morrisville College have announced the details of the organization’s annual yearling sale....read on

Monticello Cancels Tuesday Card

February 11, 2019:

Officials with Monticello Raceway have announced that the track has decided to cancel its program of racing that was scheduled for Tuesday (Feb. 12)....read on

Waco Hanover Passes

February 11, 2019:

It has been reported that Waco Hanover, the elderly Standardbred that has received mainstream media attention due to his long life, has passed away at the age of 42....read on

Amora Beach Looks To Continue Roll

February 11, 2019:

Amora Beach, a winner of his last nine races, will try to push his streak to double digits on Monday night (Feb. 11), at Northfield Park....read on

Yves Desjardins Passes

February 11, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that former Standardbred owner/trainer Yves Desjardins of Saint-Jerome, Quebec passed away surrounded by his family on February 5, 2019 at the age of 90....read on

Feb. 15 Stakes Payment News Centre

February 11, 2019:

Trot Insider has compiled all of the February 15 stakes payment reminders that have been sent to Standardbred Canada from the industry....read on

Jimmy Freight Hauls Home Hardware

February 11, 2019:

"There were some great horses -- Dorsoduro [Hanover], Courtly Choice, Lather Up, [who] was also nominated...he’s a fantastic horse. This Is The Plan came around late, they were pretty even the whole year. I was happy to be on the right end of some of those but Jimmy was pretty good the entire year."...read on

SC’s Feb. 15 Stakes Payment Notice

February 11, 2019:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind owners and trainers that stakes payments are due this Friday (February 15)....read on

Pasadena Star Swoops At Rideau

February 11, 2019:

Stephane Pouliot trainee Pasadena Star swept from last to first to take the $8,100 Preferred Trot at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday, Feb. 10. as the Ottawa area oval kicked off its 2019 season....read on

About A Boy Brushes At Flamboro

February 10, 2019:

Sent the odds-on favourite, About A Boy swept past pacesetter Racemup and kicked to a two-and-three-quarter length victory in the $8,500 Preferred 3 feature at Flamboro Downs on Sunday, Feb. 10....read on

Northfield Adds Guaranteed Pools

February 10, 2019:

Officials with Northfield Park have announced the addition of multiple total-pool guarantees to the track’s card of live racing for Monday (Feb. 11)....read on

Pacers Light Up Tote Board

February 10, 2019:

The richest race of the season thus far at Miami Valley Raceway, the $37,500 championship of the Claim To Fame Series for $30,000 claimers, produced unexpected results on Sunday (Feb. 10)....read on

Da Magician Holds On At Fraser

February 10, 2019:

The connections of the other six starters in Fraser Downs’ Open Pace on Sunday (Feb. 10) knew what they were up against when they saw that Da Magician had drawn the rail for the $12,000 tilt, but, as the win photo showed, the proceedings weren’t merely a formality....read on

Gateway’s London Casino Progress

February 10, 2019:

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment has its work cut out for it in terms of building a casino at its leased Wonderland Road property in London, Ont. Although, the company’s director of communications, Rob Mitchell, has said that there is increased momentum behind the project now that a new London mayor is in office....read on

Carryovers Monday At The Meadows

February 10, 2019:

Officials with the Meadows racetrack in Pennsylvania have highlighted some of the attractive wagering opportunities that the track will be offering during its Monday (Feb. 11) program of live racing....read on


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