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NCRHHA Calls Meeting

December 10, 2008:

The National Capital Region Harness Horse Association has announced the scheduling of a meeting for horsepeople in the area of Belleville, Ontario to vote on a contract....read on

Listen: Should 'The Beach' Have Been Considered For Lou Marsh?

December 10, 2008:

On the Tuesday, December 10 edition of Prime Time Sports, host Bob McCown, Toronto Star sports writers Dave Perkins and Mary Ormsby, and Globe & Mail scribe Stephen Brunt discussed the voting process for the 2008 Lou Marsh Award....read on

Rideau Qualifiers Cancelled

December 10, 2008:

The Rideau Carleton Raceway race office has told Trot Insider that the qualifying races scheduled for Thursday, December 11 have been cancelled....read on

Two USHWA Awards For Schnittker

December 10, 2008:

Ray Schnittker, trainer of multiple stakes winner Deweycheatumnhowe, has been voted the winner of USHWA's Glen Garnsey Trainer of the Year and W.R. Haughton Good Guy Award....read on

Speed Rules In Georgian Features

December 9, 2008:

The name of the game was go to the front and don’t look back in two of Tuesday evening’s trio of Preferred events at Georgian Downs....read on

Catalina Morgan Scores For Canucks

December 9, 2008:

Canadian-owned Catalina Morgan scored her seventh win of the season in the $16,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Pompano Park on Tuesday....read on

Eight Straight For Perfect M Forever

December 9, 2008:

The win streak is now eight and counting for Perfect M Forever, who turned in a flawless performance to take home top prize in Tuesday’s $26,000 Fillies & Mares Open at Dover Downs....read on

Winacott Wins For The First Time

December 9, 2008:

Fans at Kawartha Downs are very familiar with the name 'Winacott' thanks to the well-documented success of trainer Mark Winacott....read on

Prism K Equals Meadows Track Record

December 9, 2008:

Prism K hustled to the lead from Post 7 and didn’t look back en route to equalling the track record for aged geldings in the $25,000 Preferred Trot on Tuesday at The Meadows....read on

Marsh Award "For Humans Only?"

December 9, 2008:

Two major announcements pertaining to the Lou Marsh Award, which is doled out annually to Canada’s Athlete of the Year, were made earlier today....read on

McCown To Discuss Lou Marsh Voting

December 9, 2008:

Trot Insider has learned that this evening on Primetime Sports, host Bob McCown, along with Toronto Star columnists Dave Perkins and Mary Ormsby, will discuss the voting process that occurred today for the Lou Marsh Award....read on

Georgian Announces New Signature Stakes Race

December 9, 2008:

Georgian Downs today unveiled a new stakes event to join its growing repertoire, the $500,000 Upper Canada Cup....read on

Box Closing For 'Monticello Marathon'

December 9, 2008:

Monticello Raceway has announced the scheduling of the Monticello Marathon, a trotting race to be contested at a distance of one and three-quarter miles, as its feature race on Monday, December 15....read on

RCI To Tackle Shadow Training?

December 9, 2008:

According to a report, the Racing Commissioners International Model Rules Committee this week discussed a possible model rule that would prevent suspended trainers from making any decisions related to horse they formerly trained....read on

Petitclerc Wins 2008 Lou Marsh Award

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December 9, 2008:

Standardbred Canada congratulates Chantal Petitclerc, who was today announced the winner of the Lou Marsh Award as Canada's Athlete of the Year....read on

Batavia Downs Meet Wrap-Up

December 9, 2008:

Batavia Downs concluded its 62nd season of live harness racing on Saturday, December 6....read on

Bartlett Named '08 Rising Star

December 9, 2008:

One of the hottest young drivers on the scene today, Jason Bartlett, has been chosen t...read on

Scott Zeron Surpasses $1 Million

December 9, 2008:

Harness racing's next generation is making their presence felt on the scene. Just over a week ago, 18-year-old driver Doug McNair enjoyed his first million dollar season, while 19-year-old Scott Zeron celebrated the milestone on Saturday night (December 6) at Georgian Downs....read on

MacGrath: 'Beach' On The Mend

December 9, 2008:

He reluctantly had to scratch Somebeachsomewhere from the Matron Stakes eliminations due to a fever, but Brent MacGrath has said that the superstar pacer's health is currently on the upswing....read on

Lou Marsh Vote Today

December 9, 2008:

Dave Perkins of the Toronto Star has revealed that voting for the 2008 Lou Marsh Award will be taking place today. He also wrote that with Somebeachsomewhere in the mix, there is definitely a different 'player' in the running....read on

Matron Elims To Dali & Blueridge Western

December 8, 2008:

Dali and Blueridge Western had no problem finding their way to victory lane in their respective $41,519 elimination of the Matron for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Monday at Dover Downs....read on

OSAS Final To Herestopatrick

December 8, 2008:

Herestopatrick needed every inch of racetrack to score a nose decision in Monday’s $40,100 Ontario Sired Autumn Series Final for two-year-old colt and gelding pacers at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Preferred Score For Pacific Oak

December 8, 2008:

Pacific Oak and trainer/driver Kenny Oliver won a game of “catch me if you can” in Monday’s feature race – the $18,400 Preferred Pace - at Western Fair Raceway....read on

Historic Memorabilia Headlines Hughes Auction

December 8, 2008:

At this time in harness racing history, it is appropriate that an item heavily rooted in the Maritimes would launch the Kurt Hughes Online Benefit Auction....read on

Gold Cup & Saucer Seats Donated To Hughes Auction

December 8, 2008:

Harness Racing PEI and the Charlottetown Driving Park Entertainment Centre have donated a table for four to the 50th running of the Gold Cup & Saucer in August 2009 for the online auction to support i...read on

Taylor & Curran To Be Honoured

December 8, 2008:

The United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) has chosen Ellen Taylor, executive director of the Harness Horse Youth Foundation (HHYF), and Ottawa-area horsewoman Ann Curran, the creator and c...read on

Drastic Measures In Quebec

December 8, 2008:

The Montreal Gazette ran an article this past weekend regarding the extremely tough decisions horsepeople in the province are having to make due to the dire situation they currently face....read on

EHV In Delaware-Area Standardbred

December 8, 2008:

Today, Dr. Heather Hirst, Delaware State Veterinarian announced that PCR test results from the University of Kentucky confirm that a Standardbred horse in Kent Country has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1), a highly infectious viral disease of horses....read on

HRPEI Office Closure Notice

December 8, 2008:

Harness Racing PEI has announced that its offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 10 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Staff will be attending funeral services for the late Paul MacDonald....read on

Tetrick Comments On Surgery

December 8, 2008:

Driver Tim Tetrick, who recently smashed his own earnings record with more than $19.8 million in purses this season, is in good spirits and resting comfortably after undergoing hip replacement surgery on his right hip....read on

SBSW Featured On 'The National' Tonight

December 8, 2008:

The quest to make Somebeachsomewhere the 2008 Lou Marsh Award winner will be featured during tonight's edition of The National, which goes to air at 10:00 p.m. (ET)....read on

Last Chance For $20 TrackIt

December 8, 2008:

Standardbred Canada members only have until March 1, 2009 to take advantage of the special $20 introductory rate for a one-year TrackIt subscription...read on

Marymatt Hanover Euthanized

December 8, 2008:

An illustrious racing career was cut all too short during Saturday night’s (December 6) sixth race at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Elm Grove Ilse Qualifies In Ontario

December 8, 2008:

This morning during the qualifying session at Mohawk Racetrack, Western Paradise filly Elm Grove Ilse put in her first-ever charted line over an Ontario course....read on

Poker Tourney Raises $7,000 For Hughes

December 8, 2008:

On Wednesday, December 3, the Kawartha-area horsepeople held a Texas Hold'em poker tournament and a raffle in support of horsemen Kurt Hughes....read on

KD Leads 'Mildred' Fundraisers Again

December 8, 2008:

The totals are in from the Mildred Williams International Driving Series 2008 charity events....read on

MacGrath On Scratching 'The Beach'

December 8, 2008:

World champion Somebeachsomewhere has been scratched from Monday night’s elimination heat of the Matron Stakes at Dover Downs in Delaware because he has a fever....read on

T-Bred Rider Faces One-Year Suspension

December 7, 2008:

The Daily Racing Form is reporting that jockey Simon Husbands was suspended for a year for "an unsatisfactory ride" aboard Bug's Boy, who finished second at 14-1 to his brother Patrick in the third race at Woodbine on Sunday, Nov. 30....read on

DSBF Trotters Brave The Cold

December 7, 2008:

No More Games and Ruby Ransome won the two $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund Finals on a cold and blustery Sunday, Dec. 7 at Dover Downs....read on

'Beach' Scratched From Matron

December 7, 2008:

Somebeachsomewhere has been scratched from his Matron Stakes elimination on Monday, Dec. 8 at Dover Downs....read on

Short Fields At Trois Rivieres

December 7, 2008:

Sulky Trois Rivieres hosted a live card of racing this afternoon but in lieu of a horsemen's boycott the 10-race program featured only 33 participants....read on

William Brown Passes

December 7, 2008:

William S. “Bill” Brown, former president and general manager of Blue Chip Farms, Wallkill, New York, died Saturday, Dec. 6 in Poughkeepsie, New York. He was 81 years old....read on

Harness Racing Book A Hot Seller

December 7, 2008:

Retromedia Publishing of Charlottetown, PEI has just learned from Indigo in Charlottetown that its latest book release Behind The Gate by Paul Murphy is one of the two most popular books for sale in the province this Christmas season....read on

Freshmen Shine In Harvest Gold Splits

December 7, 2008:

A pair of $55,031 Harvest Gold divisions for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings headlined Sunday afternoon’s card of live racing at Northlands Park and all eyes were on winners Oblivious Boy and Swiftys First Star....read on

Real Beauty Sparkles At Fraser

December 7, 2008:

Real Beauty used a beautiful burst of late stretch speed to score by a neck for the second consecutive week in the $17,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace on Sunday afternoon at Fraser Downs....read on

Paul MacDonald Passes

December 7, 2008:

Veteran Prince Edward Island driver-trainer Paul MacDonald died Saturday afternoon shortly after competing on a race program at Charlottetown Driving Park Entertainment Centre....read on

Forward Faced A Big Choice

December 7, 2008:

Being the dash leading driver at a track can often bring the question of which horse to drive when many good ones are offered at the time of entry....read on

Equine Artist Earns First Training Win

December 7, 2008:

It seemed to be only a matter of time before the multiple talents of 29-year-old Brianna Fenn of Mt. Brydges, Ontario would extend to the racetrack. In just her second lifetime start since gaining her trainer’s license she came up a winner with nine-year-old pacing mare Botown Flyer at London’s Western Fair Raceway....read on

Snowy Sudbury Saturday Night

December 7, 2008:

Platinum and gold are considered precious metals, but the most precious metal at Sudbury Downs on Saturday night was borium – and plenty of it!...read on

Oil Burner Opener At The Meadowlands

December 7, 2008:

The opening leg of the Oil Burner Series got underway earlier this evening at the Meadowlands Racetrack, with four $25,000 divisions on tap for the for three and four-year-old pacers....read on


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