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Abbatiello To Make 2009 Debut

January 7, 2009:

After being sidelined for over two months following an accident at Freehold Raceway in late-October, trainer/driver Eric Abbatiello is set to make his return...read on

ASHA Awards Banquet Details

January 7, 2009:

ASHA has released the details for its annual Awards Banquet...read on

Young PEI Owner Makes Tough Call

January 7, 2009:

In the early hours of Saturday, January 3, the Moases had to make a tough decision...read on

Willowdale, Glorys Comet Prelims Saturday

January 7, 2009:

A pair of preliminary legs of each the Willowdale Pacing Series and Glorys Comet Trotting Series will be featured on Woodbine Racetrack's Saturday, January 10 live card of racing...read on

Northlands '08 Handle Up; S-Bred Live Wager Down

January 7, 2009:

Horse Racing Alberta has announced that Northlands Park experienced a jump of seven per cent in overall wagering in 2008 compared to the prior year...read on

More NYSS Legs At Yonkers In '09

January 7, 2009:

At a meeting of the Agricultural & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund this morning in Schenectady New York, the fund unanimously approved the request...read on

Perfect 10 For St Lads Farm

January 7, 2009:

In the fall of 2008, Bob Ladouceur of St Lads Farm was truly excited. He had good reason to be, given the overwhelming success of juvenile Twin B Champ bay St Lads Popcorn. Although, the filly's success wasn't the only reason why '08 will go down as a banner season for the 65-year-old...read on

Five Straight For Chapsboots N Spurs

January 6, 2009:

Chapsboots N Spurs posted her fifth straight victory by winning the $16,000 Mares Open Pace in a lifetime best time of 1:52.1 on Tuesday at Pompano Park....read on

Former Champs Return For 'King Pace'

January 6, 2009:

When Monticello Raceway presents its eighth annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Pace - a race featuring the talents of African American drivers - on January 15, last years champ, Dennis Watson, will be back for this years competition...read on

'08 U.S. Wager Down Over $1 Billion From '07

January 6, 2009:

According to data released today by Equibase, in 2008 wagering on horse racing in the United States reached its lowest level in a decade, more than $1 billion less than in 2007...read on

Leerhsen Leaving Sports Illustrated

January 6, 2009:

According to a report by Stan Bergstein in the Harness Tracks of America Daily Newsletter, Charles Leerhsen, author of Crazy Good: The True Story of Dan Patch, the Most Famous Horse in America is leaving his post as executive editor of Sports Illustrated...read on

Trainers Sue The Red Mile For Defamation

January 6, 2009:

According to a report by the Lexington Herald-Leader, trainers Jan Johnson, Robert McIntosh, James Arledge and Joseph Seekman have sued the Red Mile for defamation...read on

WEG Thanks Standardbred Owners, Trainers & Drivers

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January 6, 2009:

Woodbine Entertainment Group today posted the following note on its website addressed to the standardbred owners, trainers and drivers...read on

Attention SC Members: Notice Of Meeting

January 6, 2009:

Standardbred Canada members are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of Members. An itinerary for the meeting has also been provided...read on

Monticello Qualifiers Postponed

January 6, 2009:

Due to an impending snowstorm in the southern Catskills of New York State on Wednesday, January 7, Monticello Raceway has gone ahead and postponed its qualifying races until the following day....read on

Equine Guelph Looking For Instructors

January 6, 2009:

Recently, Equine Guelph and the Officer for Open Learning at the University of Guelph have expanded the online Equine educational programs...read on

Clerk Magistrate Exported

January 6, 2009:

Reports from Europe indicate that O'Brien nominee Clerk Magistrate has been exported for stallion duty in Sweden...read on

Meadowlands Posts Gains In Handle For 2008

January 6, 2009:

Despite negative trends throughout the racing industry, total wagering on racing at the Meadowlands in 2008 was up more than five per cent....read on

Builders Say $1.3B Dubai Race Course Deal Nixed

January 6, 2009:

Companies building the centerpiece of a prominent Dubai race course said Tuesday the original $1.25 billion contract has been cancelled...read on

BCSBS AGM Scheduled

January 6, 2009:

Members of the BC Standardbred Breeders Society are advised that the Annual General Meeting of the society will be held on Monday, January 26, 2009....read on

Hanks Girl Sells For $13,000

January 6, 2009:

Seven-year-old Artsplace mare Hanks Girl topped the BC Mixed Sale yesterday, which took place in the paddock barn at Fraser Downs Racetrack....read on

Karpathos Repeats In Pompano Open

January 6, 2009:

Karpathos has found his niche as of late, and on Monday he scored his second straight win in the $16,000 Open Trot at Pompano Park....read on

Favourite Parade In Lifetime Dream Opener

January 5, 2009:

Handicappers certainly did their homework when it came to figuring out the winners in Monday’s first round of the Lifetime Dream Trotting Series at Woodbine Racetrack, as all three $25,000 divisions went to pari-mutuel favourites....read on

Preferred Hat Trick For Pacific Oak

January 5, 2009:

Whether he’s been asked to race on the lead or from off the pace, Pacific Oak has had little problem disposing of the Preferred foes he has faced in recent weeks at Western Fair Raceway....read on

O’Brien Tickets Going Fast

January 5, 2009:

Make sure to get yours soon, because tickets for the 2008 O’Brien Awards Black Tie Gala, to be held on Saturday, January 31, 2009 at the Delta Meadowvale in Mississauga, ON, are going fast...read on

Northfield Stakes Announced

January 5, 2009:

Northfield Park director of Racing Gregg Keidel has announced the tracks 2009 stakes schedule and it looks much different than it has in recent years....read on

Red River Hanover To Indiana

January 5, 2009:

Red River Hanover, the famed Canadian Comet, will be a Wabash Cannonball for the foreseeable future via relocation to what will be called Perretti Farms of Indiana at Shelbyville, Indiana -- a virtual stone toss from Indiana Downs and the new Casino....read on

Job Openings At SC

January 5, 2009:

Standardbred Canada currently has positions open in its IT Department for a Web Developer and a PC Technician...read on

How About A Couple Of $5,000 Tournaments?

January 5, 2009:

Beginning Wednesday, January 7, Grand River Raceway will have two handicapping tournaments in full swing. The events are worth a combined total of $10,000 in cash prizes....read on

Somebeachsomewhere Voted 2008 Cam Fella Award Recipient

January 5, 2009:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that world champion pacer Somebeachsomewhere has been voted the 2008 recipient of the Cam Fella Award...read on

Cloverleaf Cuts Ocean Downs Simulcasting

January 5, 2009:

Stan Bergstein, in his Harness Tracks of America Daily Newsletter, has reported that a dispute over closure of the Ocean Downs stable area has created a major problem at the Maryland track....read on

Race Night Returns!

January 5, 2009:

Race Night on The Score returns tonight live from Woodbine Racetrack with its first show of the New Year from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m....read on

BC Mixed Sale This Afternoon

January 5, 2009:

The BC Standardbred Breeders Society is offering quality broodmares in foal to top stallions at the January Broodmare and Mixed sale, which takes place this afternoon in the Fraser Downs paddock at 1:00 p.m....read on

Kopas: 'Horatio' To Contest Willowdale

January 5, 2009:

After some well deserved time off, standout Rustler Hanover bay Keystone Horatio this morning put in his first charted mile since the Ontario Sires Stakes Super Finals in November, 2008....read on

Last Day To Purchase O’Brien Program Ads

January 5, 2009:

Today is the last day to purchase your O'Brien Awards program ad...read on

Horsepeople Vote To Continue To Negotiate And Race

January 5, 2009:

At an OHHA members' meeting Sunday night the large gathering voted to support its negotiating team's efforts to secure a satisfactory OHHA racing contract with WEG and in the circumstances are prepared to temporarily race their horses while those negotiations continue....read on

Milestone On Horizon For Davis

January 5, 2009:

It was supposed to be a feat that would cap off his 2008 driving campaign, but good things come to those who wait....read on

Atom Love N Stretches Streak To 10

January 5, 2009:

A fine wine isn’t the only thing that gets better with age, so does the veteran pacer Atom Love N....read on

Six Pack For Titan Park

January 4, 2009:

The streak is now six and counting for the photogenic trotting gelding Titan Park, who nabbed a narrow victory on Sunday evening at Flamboro Downs to keep his perfect record intact since joining forces with trainer Shane Arsenault....read on

Ab Samarillo Passes

January 4, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime horseman Ab Samarillo passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2009 at the age of 88....read on

Lifetime Dream Lid Lifter On Monday

January 4, 2009:

She has only been a four-year-old for a few days now, but Mojo N The Morning is fresh off a pair of wins in December’s Ontario Sired Autumn Series, and trainer Frank Colville has her primed to take on a tough field of other four-year-old mares in Monday’s $25,000 opener of the Lifetime Dream Trotting Series at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Laffin’s Troops Triple Up At Truro

January 4, 2009:

Student’s from the stable of trainer Blair Laffin didn’t make much noise during the early portion of the Sunday matinee at Truro Raceway, but they sure made a ruckus in the latter stages of the card....read on

Ramegade Bruiser Takes Open Pace In 1:49.4

January 4, 2009:

There was no stopping Ramegade Bruiser in the Open ranks at Woodbine Racetrack at the end of the 2008 season, and it was more of the same in his 2009 debut for owner/trainer Dave Brown of Cannington, Ontario....read on

Tetrick Set To Return

January 4, 2009:

Tim Tetrick, harness racing’s leading money-winning driver in 2008, reports his recovery from hip replacement surgery is going well enough that he is now eyeing January 22 as his return date to driving at the Meadowlands....read on

Wales Driving Champion Moves To Ontario

January 4, 2009:

The third race at Western Fair on the Tuesday afternoon program of January 6 will be of special interest as 50-year-old horseman Stephen P. Lees of Wales will be in the bike with pacing mare Lyons Ruby....read on

Bettor Sweet Stays Sweet In Open

January 3, 2009:

Bettor Sweet began his four-year-old campaign on the right note with an eye-catching 1.49.4 triumph in the $33,000 Open Pace on Saturday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Morgan Soars With Six At Dover

January 3, 2009:

Tony Morgan, the 2008 dash win champion, is off to a flying start this years. After five wins Thursday, Morgan drove six winners on Saturday, January 3 including both feature race winners, pacer Bud and trotter Native Yankee at Dover Downs....read on

Favourites Falter In Glorys Comet Opener

January 3, 2009:

Scorpion Moon and Chick N Tell drew first blood in Saturday night's opening leg of the Glorys Comet Trotting Series at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Meadowlands Moves Qualifiers To Thursdays

January 3, 2009:

Beginning January 8, qualifying races at the Meadowlands Racetrack will be held on Thursday mornings....read on

Players Champion Takes CDP Open Trot

January 3, 2009:

Players Champion took the top trotting prize at Charlottetown Driving Park this afternoon winning the $1,400 Open Handicap for trainer/driver Ronnie Gass....read on


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