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Horsemen Weigh In On Uncertainty

March 29, 2020:

“At some point this is all going to turn around. We just don’t know where the end of the tunnel is yet because we’re still right smack in the middle.”...read on

‘Virtual Tack Room’ Show Launched

March 29, 2020:

Members and stakeholders of the Prince Edward Island harness racing community have combined forces and talents to launch a new program during the COVID-19 pandemic....read on

Select The Best Separated At Birth

March 29, 2020:

Since 2008, TROT Magazine has published a celebrity lookalike with a harness racing participant each month. We're asking our fans and members to determine the all-time best Separated At Birth....read on

The Hope Horses Bring

March 29, 2020:

“I just wanted to see the horses (when Mohawk postponed racing due to COVID-19). The connection you make with them is something you could really never ‘out’ into words. Throughout my life, the one thing that has got me through everything, good times and bad, is the horses.”...read on

ASHA Update On Alberta Industry

March 29, 2020:

Alberta Standardbred Horse Association President Bill Andrew has written an open letter to members of the province’s Standardbred racing industry. In the letter he explains what the readjusted, tentative plans are for Alberta harness racing and related activities in light of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic....read on

The Move Of A Lifetime Amid COVID-19

March 28, 2020:

Moving halfway around the world is a daunting enough leap of faith on its own. To do so during the onset of a global pandemic is surely orders of magnitude more nerve-wracking....read on

They're Off And...Riding?

March 28, 2020:

What does an older racehorse and a younger racehorse owner do with no horse racing currently taking place in Ontario?...read on

Billy Johnston Passes

March 28, 2020:

Billy Johnston will be remembered as the most important and influential individual in the history of pari-mutuel harness racing in Illinois and a pillar of the sport in North America for a half century....read on

SC Rewind: New Woodbine Opens

March 28, 2020:

In the latest edition of 'Rewind,' Robert Smith retraces and recalls the 1956 opening of the New Woodbine Racetrack just north of Metropolitan Toronto....read on

Choose The Best Separated At Birth

March 28, 2020:

Since 2008, TROT Magazine has published a celebrity lookalike with a harness racing participant each month. We're asking our fans and members to determine the all-time best Separated At Birth....read on

Update On Running Aces Season

March 27, 2020:

Running Aces issued a notice to horsepeople on Friday (March 27) with an update on the opening of its backstretch and the status of its live harness racing season for 2020....read on

Support & Resources For SC Members

March 27, 2020:

Standardbred Canada's (SC) Board of Directors met today and would like to provide an update regarding its ongoing advocacy on behalf of our membership facing financial hardship during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as offer support during this unprecedented disruption of normal business operations....read on

Financial Relief For Ohio Horsemen

March 27, 2020:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association and Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Health Insurance Trustees, as administrators of the Harness Horsemen’s Health Insurance Trust, have announced details regarding financial relief for all Harness Horsemen’s Health Insurance Plan participants....read on

CHRB Advisory On Status Of Horse Racing

March 27, 2020:

In this time of an extraordinary health crisis and pandemic, the California Horse Racing Board is relying on state, county and local health authorities to determine whether horse racing is deemed essential for exemption from shelter-in-place orders issued by those authorities....read on

Looking Out For Its Members

March 27, 2020:

The horsemens' association at Monticello Raceway sprang to action when faced with an impending closure, and helped get the horsemen more than they would have ever expected....read on

Females In Cal Expo Spotlight Saturday

March 27, 2020:

Capitol Hill and Virgin Eyes, two hard-knocking performers, get top billing in Saturday night’s $5,400 filly and mare pacing feature....read on

COVID-19 Aid Package Announced

March 27, 2020:

Ontario Racing today announced financial support in line with existing race cancellation practices aimed at the province’s Standardbred horsepeople in light of the COVID-19 virus pandemic which has resulted in the cancellation of live Standardbred horse racing in Ontario....read on

Prix d’Ete Nets 30 Nominees

March 27, 2020:

A total of 30 four-year-old pacers have been nominated to the $200,000 Prix d’Ete at Hippodrome 3R on Sunday, August 23....read on

Breeding Through The Pandemic

March 27, 2020:

With virtually all Standardbred establishments shut down indefinitely amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, one sector of the harness racing industry that continues to operate through the pandemic is the nation's breeding farms....read on

Select The Best Separated At Birth

March 27, 2020:

Since 2008, TROT Magazine has published a celebrity lookalike with a harness racing participant each month. We're asking our fans and members to determine the all-time best Separated At Birth....read on

How Cal Expo Has Stayed Active

March 26, 2020:

“The other day I was going to the paddock and I go ‘You guys know we’re the show right now?’...And they went ‘Holy crap, you’re right!’”...read on

Cal Expo Alters Schedule

March 26, 2020:

At Thursday’s special meeting of the California Horse Racing Board, Watch and Wager LLC received approval to race on Tuesday and Wednesday beginning next week....read on

Dean Stevens Passes

March 26, 2020:

Standardbred horseman Dean Arnold Stevens, 71, passed away at Victoria Hospital in London, Ont. with his family by his side on Saturday, March 21, 2020....read on

Ford On Brennan, Fuscos, Pandemic

March 26, 2020:

“This has happened so fast. I know that it’s been two weeks now since it’s happened, but people are walking around in a daze. It’s just rocked our whole world. It’s one thing to cancel the racing, where none of us have any income, but this is real.”...read on

Richard ‘Dick’ Neville Passes

March 26, 2020:

Richard M. ‘Dick’ Neville, 75, a longtime farrier who plied his trade for more than 60 years from Indiana to Ohio to Florida, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus due to kidney complications....read on

Florida Qualifiers, Stall Space Available

March 26, 2020:

It has been announced that the Olympia of Palm Beach Training Center, formerly known as the South Florida Trotting Center, currently has stall space available and is planning on conducting qualifying races....read on

Efforts To Secure Relief Continue

March 26, 2020:

“We’re working with the government on a relief fund, but we’re putting so many grooms and hot walkers and everyone else out of work. And despite the perception that horse owners are wealthy, they really aren’t. There’s a very small handful of owners that are wealthy and the rest of them are hard-working people. And they can’t make this work without any sort of funding.”...read on

Choose The Best Separated At Birth

March 26, 2020:

Since 2008, TROT Magazine has published a celebrity lookalike with a harness racing participant each month. We're asking our fans and members to determine the all-time best Separated At Birth....read on

Multiple Important April 15 Stakes Payments Still Due

March 26, 2020:

After careful and extensive consideration, the Hambletonian Society, in conjunction with the Meadowlands, the Red Mile, Little Brown Jug Society and other industry clients, partners and stakeholders, have concluded that the April 15 payment deadline for stakes and early-closers will remain intact....read on

Tanner Leads 'Post Time' Lineup

March 25, 2020:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by the USTA, is excited to announce their lineup for Thursday (March 26) at 10:30 a.m. Guests include Mike Tanner, Sam Beegle and Derick Giwner....read on

'Mistress,' Carryover Head Expo Friday

March 25, 2020:

Royal Mistress figures to get plenty of support in Friday night’s (March 27) feature at Cal-Expo, a $5,400 conditioned event for pacing fillies and mares....read on

COSA TV: 'Race Callers Roundtable'

March 25, 2020:

On Wednesday (March 25), Greg Blanchard conducted an interview with a pair of popular racetrack announcers — Ken Middleton and Shannon 'Sugar' Doyle — which was streamed on COSA TV....read on

COVID-19 Positive In Down Under Racing

March 25, 2020:

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is continuing to affect the Down Under harness racing industry. Additional cancellations have been announced due to a racing participant having now tested positive for the virus....read on

Hal Hewitt Passes

March 25, 2020:

Standardbred racehorse owner Hal H. Hewitt, 82, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family....read on

Update: Woodbine Suspends April Stakes Payments

March 25, 2020:

Due to impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Woodbine Entertainment has made the decision to suspend the upcoming April 15, 2020 Standardbred stakes payments. The suspension of payments is for all Woodbine-administrated stakes events, which includes Flamboro Downs' Confederation Cup and Grand River Raceway's Battle of Waterloo and Battle of the Belles....read on

Harness Racing Meets ‘The Jazz Bunker’

March 25, 2020:

James Witherite is known to harness racing fans for his years of race calling and occasional performances as a bugler for major stakes events. Away from the track, though, Witherite’s musical talents extend far beyond, most notably as an accomplished composer and jazz musician....read on

Ohio Racing Cancelled Through April 6

March 25, 2020:

The Ohio State Racing Commission has announced that horse racing at all Ohio racetracks is officially cancelled through April 6....read on

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2020 Ballot Announced

March 25, 2020:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2020 ballot. A total of 30 people and horses comprised of 15 Thoroughbred and 15 Standardbred candidates, have been selected to appear on the voting ballot....read on

MacIntosh's 'Courtly' Roller Coaster

March 25, 2020:

Over the course of his 47-race career, Courtly Choice proved to be an emotional roller coaster for an admittedly emotional guy. Trainer Blake MacIntosh paid the fare, took the ride, and lived to tell the story. Now, MacIntosh has discussed the career of the 1:47.1 pacer that banked $1.4 million in purses....read on

Thirty Two Red To Stand At Stud

March 25, 2020:

It has been announced that Bettors Delight horse Thirty Two Red (p,3,1:52.2f [$431,205]) is standing at stud for this year’s breeding season....read on

Select The Best Separated At Birth

March 25, 2020:

Since 2008, TROT Magazine has published a celebrity lookalike with a harness racing participant each month. We're asking our fans and members to determine the all-time best Separated At Birth....read on

Indiana Stakes Payments Postponed

March 25, 2020:

Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) government restrictions currently in place, nominations for stakes payments for the Indiana Standardbred Breed Development Program have been postponed from April 15 to May 15....read on

PHHA Waiving April Health Premium

March 25, 2020:

As the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania deals with the current state of emergency due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association would like all members to know they are available to help....read on

Parshall Memorial Payments Postponed

March 25, 2020:

It has been announced that the Dr. H.M. Parshall Memorial Stakes deadline for three-year-old sustaining payments has been moved from April 15 to June 1....read on

‘Big M’ On Indicted Trainers’ Horses

March 25, 2020:

On Wednesday, March 25, officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack addressed how the track will be handling horses that were trained by trainers that have been indicted....read on

Help Horsepeople In Ontario Self Isolate

March 25, 2020:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association is doing what it can to help Standardbred horsepeople that are required to self-isolate....read on

Task Force Call For Information

March 25, 2020:

Ontario Racing’s newly formed task force, created in response to the many challenges horse racing and its horsepeople are currently facing, is requesting information to help assist in its decision-making process for Standardbred industry relief....read on

The Ice Dutchess Retired

March 24, 2020:

Trot Insider has learned that Canada’s Two-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year in 2018, The Ice Dutchess, has been retired from racing in order to take on a new role -- motherhood....read on

COVID-19 CDN Gaming Industry Impact

March 24, 2020:

The Canadian Gaming Association has announced that it is reaching out to the federal government and the CGA’s provincial government partners to advocate for support for its industry, employees, suppliers, and operators, so when it is safe to re-open gaming facilities, it can return to delivering strong results for its partners and communities....read on

COVID-19 Disrupting Down Under Racing

March 24, 2020:

Tuesday, March 24 proved to be a volatile day in the Down Under racing industry, as the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic started to affect live racing....read on


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