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ORC Updates Cancellation Fees

December 5, 2008:

The Ontario Racing Commission has issued its policy on cancellation fees paid to owners when races are cancelled, and announced an increase in the fee from $250 to $300....read on

WEG Unveils Cash Card

December 5, 2008:

Woodbine Entertainment is offering horseplayers a new way to place their bets!...read on

Awarding Gallo Blue Chip Scholarships

December 5, 2008:

Martin Scharf, a successful real estate manager and horse owner, will present 2008 Gallo Blue Chip Scholarships to college students Megan Conger and Katrina Shand in the winner’s circle Saturday night at the Meadowlands....read on

Shadow Play Day At The CDPEC

December 5, 2008:

The owners of world champion Shadow Play - Dr. Ian Moore, RG McGroup Ltd, and Serge Savard - are gearing up for a special day at the Charlottetown Driving Park Entertainment Centre on Saturday afternoon....read on

Bojarksi Named USHWAn Of The Year

December 5, 2008:

The United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) has selected Tim Bojarski to receive the 2008 USHWAn of the Year Award....read on

Working Group For Safety Lines Meets

December 5, 2008:

A multi-breed working group, representing a cross section of the horse racing community, met recently to continue the planning and implementation of the Safety Reins Pilot Program....read on

Muscle Hill To Stand At Southwind Farm

December 5, 2008:

The Breeders Crown and Peter Haughton Memorial winner Muscle Hill, a winner of $817,301, who has a mark of 1:53.3, will stand at Southwind Farm in Pennington, NJ when the world champion two-year-old concludes his racing career....read on

Cam Fella Nominations Due Today

December 5, 2008:

Do you know someone who should be honoured for his or her outstanding contribution to the harness racing industry? If so, you may consider nominating this person / organization for the Cam Fella Award. Nominations are due Monday, December 1....read on

The World According To Dean: French trotters take another giant step

December 5, 2008:

Today fourteen horses will line up at the Vincennes track outside Paris and take off trotting for 2,850 meters (1-3/4 miles) in quest of a victory in the Prix du Bourbonnais. ...read on

Filion Making Moves

December 5, 2008:

He is inching closer to 6,000 driving victories for his career, and now Sylvain Filion is newest force on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit....read on

Want To See $250 Turn Into $20,000?

December 5, 2008:

In the horse racing industry, if you spend $250 on a three-year-old colt you usually aren't getting all that much. Now, try to convince trainer Brent Hill of that....read on

Butler Comments On Balzac

December 5, 2008:

Les Butler, Northlands Park's assistant general manager of Racing and Gaming, has been quoted as saying that he has been told that the proposed Balzac project will be operational in 2009....read on

Fraser Gears Up For Western Regional

December 5, 2008:

There’s just over a week to go before Fraser Downs plays host to the Western Regional Driving Championship, and many are comparing the event to a Wild West shootout....read on

Favourites Dominate In Snow Angel

December 4, 2008:

Four $25,000 divisions of the Snow Angel Series were served up as part of the Thursday evening program at the Meadowlands, with three-year-old pacing fillies duking it out in the opening leg of the three-week event....read on

Grand River & Georgian Look To Add Days

December 4, 2008:

Grand River & Georgian Look To Add Days

The Ontario Racing Commission has put forth a Notice to the Industry which outlines race date applications submitted by Grand River Raceway and Georgian Downs....read on

Rendez-Vous Des Fetes At Trois-Rivieres

December 4, 2008:

Sulky Trois Rivieres has announced that it will play host to the "Rendez-Vous des Fetes" starting December 9....read on

S Js Morgan Is Batavia’s Horse of the Year

December 4, 2008:

General Manager Michael D. Kane and the Upstate New York Harness Writers Association have announced that S Js Morgan is the 2008 Horse of the Year at Batavia Downs....read on

Jackson Harness Raceway Closed

December 4, 2008:

The Detroit News has reported that MTR Gaming Group Inc....read on

Niccum On First Notable Chip

December 4, 2008:

Trainer Don Niccum is looking for his first Meadowlands stakes win with bargain Indiana-bred First Notable Chip in the $47,500 Charles Singer Memorial Trot on Friday, December 5....read on

Drivers Step Up For Hughes

December 4, 2008:

Drivers Simon Allard, Anthony MacDonald and Robert Shepherd are stepping up in support of injured horseman Kurt Hughes. Shepherd and Allard told Trot Insider that the three drivers will be donating their five per cent commissions from the Sunday, December 7 card at Flamboro Downs....read on

Gillis On 2009 Race Dates

December 4, 2008:

Alberta Standardbred Horse Association racing manager Fred Gillis has commented on the 2009 race dates allocated for the province....read on

Dawson: 'Caviar' Coming Back From Injury

December 4, 2008:

The undefeated Enjoy The Caviar is set to return to Woodbine Racetrack Monday, December 8 night. Trainer Joanne Dawson has commented on why the SJs Caviar gelding has missed some time....read on

PEIHRIA/Matinee Racetrack Banquet Held

December 4, 2008:

The PEI Harness Racing Industry Association and the Matinee Racetracks held their annual Dinner and Awards Banquet Wednesday, December 3 at the CDPEC....read on

Former WCPD Champs At Woodbine Saturday

December 4, 2008:

While Northlands Park's top harness race has fallen off the map, there are past champions still slugging it out....read on

MacPhee To Make Woodbine Debut

December 4, 2008:

Clyde River, PEI native Brodie MacPhee made his first step to breaking into the Ontario driving ranks Monday night at Flamboro Downs....read on

Dr. Moore Discusses Gold Cup & Saucer

December 4, 2008:

Dr. Ian Moore has gone on the record as saying that he would like to see the purse for the Gold Cup & Saucer increased from $60,000 to the six-figure range....read on

A Hero's Welcome Expected

December 4, 2008:

Dr. Ian Moore, co-owning trainer of Shadow Play, is prepping his star student for a tour of the Charlottetown Driving Park this Saturday. He has also made some interesting comments in regard to the colt's breeding deal, four-year-old campaign, and about Somebeachsomewhere....read on

Have You Signed It Yet?

December 4, 2008:

Standardbred Canada invites everyone to add their name to the online petition for Canada's sports writers to name Somebeachsomewhere as the Lou Marsh Trophy recipient as the nation's athlete of the year....read on

Harp Nabs 1,500th Victory

December 4, 2008:

Third generation horsemen Rick Harp posted his 1,500th career victory in the fourth race at Pompano Park on Wednesday evening....read on

Grand River Celebrates Anniversary

December 3, 2008:

Grand River Raceway and the OLG Slots at Grand River will celebrate its five-year anniversary this Saturday, December 6....read on

Huston Comments On Career

December 3, 2008:

Roger Huston never really dreamed of being a harness racing announcer. As he was getting ready to graduate high school in Ohio, he thought more of becoming a teacher, which would leave him time in the summers to train and drive horses at the county fairs....read on

First Notable Chip Grows Into Success

December 3, 2008:

The characteristic Doug Rideout most liked about trotter First Notable Chip when he purchased him as a yearling was his size. It turned out to be a detriment as a two-year-old, but First Notable Chip has grown into himself this season....read on

Martin On Seven-Eighths Trial

December 3, 2008:

Trot Insider has spoken with Jamie Martin, Woodbine Entertainment Group's senior vice president, Racing, regarding the experimental seven-eighths mile dashes which are taking place Mondays during the month of December at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

'Beach' Gets Post 4 In Matron Elims

December 3, 2008:

A total of 12 horses have been drawn into a pair of $41,519 eliminations for the Matron Stakes at Dover Downs. Somebeachsomewhere has drawn into the second elim....read on

OHHA District 6 Meeting Tonight

December 3, 2008:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association is reminding all members of the meeting for its District 6 members which will be taking place tonight....read on

Drivers Question Seven-Eighths Experiment

December 3, 2008:

On Monday, December 1, Woodbine Racetrack hosted its first seven-eighths mile races since a similar trial period in 2005. Bettors and horse people have let their feelings be known via SC web feedback. Now Trot Insider has spoken to some drivers for their opinions....read on

USHWA Honours Faraldo

December 3, 2008:

The United States Harness Writers Association has announced that Joe Faraldo, president of the Standardbred Owners Association of New York and North American Amateur Drivers Association, has been chos...read on

Graeme Mitchell To Rideau

December 3, 2008:

Trot Insider has spoken to Graeme Mitchell, veteran Quebec horse racing handicapper, television personality and jack of all trades, after he was let go by racetrack operator Attractions Hippiques Wednesday, December 3....read on

McClellan and Dr. Reid On Race Dates

December 3, 2008:

In a note uploaded to its website, Horse Racing Alberta officials Shirley McClellan (chair) and Dr. David Reid (CEO) have commented on the allocation of standardbred race dates for 2009....read on

Vote For EPR Owner Of The Year

December 3, 2008:

This year, Exhibition Park Raceway, in partnership with Standardbred Canada, will award the 2008 Owner of the Year at the Saint John, NB track....read on

Celtic Warrior Conquers Preferred Foes

December 2, 2008:

Some slick stick-handling from J.R. Plante provided Celtic Warrior a seam late in the mile to vanquish his counterparts in Georgian Downs' $13,000 Preferred 2 Trot on Tuesday night....read on

Summerside Grandstand Deal Imminent

December 2, 2008:

Reports from Prince Edward Island indicate that the long-awaited deal for Summerside Raceway's grandstand renovations may not be too far off....read on

Seven Straight For Corkemup

December 2, 2008:

The hottest horse at Western Fair Raceway is undoubtedly three-year-old trotter Corkemup, who front-stepped his way to his seventh straight win tonight....read on

KD Accepting Award Nominations

December 2, 2008:

Nominations are now being accepted in the Kawartha Downs race office for Horseperson of the Year, Female Caretaker of the Year and Male Caretaker of the Year....read on

Official: Wuhan Racing A "Test"

December 2, 2008:

Wang Shenshun, deputy head of Wuhan sports administration in China, has said that the thoroughbred horse racing event at Orient Lucky City Racecourse on Saturday, November 29 was a test run for an official event....read on

FAN590 Discussing 'Beach' for Lou Marsh

December 2, 2008:

Can a horse win the Lou Marsh Trophy for Canada's Athlete of the Year? On FAN590's Primetime Sports, Jim Kelly - filling in for Bob McCown - is taking calls to discuss this matter between 4:00 p.m and 5:00 p.m. ET....read on

Perkins: Legalize Online Gaming

December 2, 2008:

Award-winning Toronto Star columnist Dave Perkins has again let his feelings be known in regard to the topic of legalized online gambling and land-based sports wagering in Canada....read on

New Rideau Broadcast Centre To Open

December 2, 2008:

It’s been a long time coming, but the new broadcast centre at Rideau Carleton Raceway is set to open Tuesday, December 2....read on

Angus Hall, Camluck Breedings To Benefit Hughes

December 2, 2008:

While Kurt Hughes continues his convalescence in a Toronto hospital, organizers of the auction report burgeoning support from the harness racing community - including the donation of an Angus Hall breeding to the Kurt Hughes Online Auction from Art Zubrod and Brittany Farms....read on

Shanghai Phil To Ontario In 2009

December 2, 2008:

Shanghai Phil, one of the top three two-year-old pacing colts of 2004, will be moving from Quebec to stand at Kendal Hills Stud Farm in Campbellcroft, Ont. for the 2009 breeding season....read on


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