view counter
 
view counter
 
 

Updated: Daniel Taneyhill Passes

January 18, 2009:

Horseman Daniel Taneyhill of Swartz Creek, Michigan has passed away at the age of 50, and a second set of details regarding arrangements have been announced via Standardbred Canada's commenting section...read on

Smaller Owners, Bigger Crowds?

January 18, 2009:

Inspired by 2008's Lloyd Chisholm Award winner Mike Hamilton and his work with the SBOA Mentoring Program, Kelly Spencer, Grand River Raceway's Marketing and Communications Manager, explores the potential benefits of fractional ownership in her latest blog New fractional owners = new fans...read on

'Saqqara' Off To Dreamy Start In '09

January 18, 2009:

Her sophomore season wasn’t all that impressive, with just one win in nine starts, and under $25,000 earned...read on

Cole Diddy Impressive At Big M

January 18, 2009:

Stake Your Claim Stable's Cole Diddy darted between horses in the stretch and rallied for a half-length victory in the $13,500 second race for conditioned pacers on Sunday afternoon at the Meadowlands...read on

Tickets Available For Western Fair Awards

January 18, 2009:

It’s just a month until Western Fair Raceway will stage its 31st annual awards night in The Carousel Room on February 21 and a major incentive is being offered for early bookings of tables for eight...read on

McNair's Rookie Season Online

January 18, 2009:

The precedent setting rookie season for driver Doug McNair has been chronicled in a London, Ontario television feature report which is now posted on the internet for worldwide viewing...read on

Callahan Steers Five At Dover

January 17, 2009:

Driver Corey Callahan guided five winners on Saturday night during Dover Downs' 15-race program. Sageinmotion won the $15,000 Male pace and The Shepherd won his second straight $14,500 4&5-Year-Old trot on a night of big prices...read on

Taneyhill Dominates At Windsor

January 17, 2009:

Horses owned and trained by Daniel Taneyhill took one-third of the evening’s races on Saturday at Windsor Raceway...read on

Five Straight For Vapor In The Wind

January 17, 2009:

Make it five straight wins for Vapor In The Wind ($5.40) at the Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park Saturday as the top pacer won the $16,000 Open Handicap for driver Kevin Wallis...read on

Tetrick Returns To Action; Winbak Speed Extends Streak

January 17, 2009:

Tim Tetrick made his first start since undergoing hip replacement surgery in the $35,000 Fillies & Mares Invitational Pace Saturday night at the Meadowlands...read on

SBOA Awards Presented

January 17, 2009:

Tonight the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association honoured the best of 2008 at an awards banquet and auction at the Delta Hotel in Guelph, Ont...read on

Please Poppy Trounces Rivals In Glorys Comet Final

January 17, 2009:

Please Poppy survived a parked-out trip, under harsh winter weather conditions, to post a convincing victory in the $90,000 Glorys Comet Trotting Series Final on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

J P Jackpot Wins Frinzi Invitational Pace

January 17, 2009:

J P Jackpot employed the time-tested tactic--inside speed in a short field--to annex Yonkers Raceway's $60,000 Dominic Frinzi Invitational Pace on Saturday...read on

Bath Memorial Elims Contested At Fraser

January 17, 2009:

The fog continued to hover over Fraser Downs’ 5/8 mile oval on Saturday afternoon, but that did not faze the four-year-old Penny Bath Memorial elimination winners, Nazko Jade and Caru Hanover...read on

Trust The Artist Delivers In Northlands Open

January 17, 2009:

Fans put their faith in Trust The Artist on Saturday afternoon at Northlands Park and with trainer Kelly Hoerdt in tow, the five-year-old pacer did not disappoint using a late-stretch rally to prevail in the $15,000 Open...read on

Armbro Chronicle Seeks Milestone In Glorys Comet

January 17, 2009:

He skipped the first leg of the Glorys Comet series for older trotters, extending a vacation he’d been enjoying since December 18, but when Armbro Chronicle stepped onto the track for the second round of the series last week, he made it clear that he wasn’t just there for a tightener...read on

Charlottetown Cancels Due to Cold

January 17, 2009:

Today's harness racing program at the Charlottetown Driving Park Entertainment Centre has been canceled due to extremely cold weather conditions...read on

The World According To Dean: The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!

January 17, 2009:

Don't go rushing to the window and see if Russian tanks are in the streets of your hometown. That's not quite what I meant. I meant that the Russians are coming to the world of trotting and will be a force in the future...read on

Rucker Trainees Dominate At Meadowlands

January 16, 2009:

Trainer Ken Rucker scored a hat trick during Friday night’s 13-race card including wins in a pair of stakes divisions...read on

Keith Linton Elims Kick Off Fraser Meet

January 16, 2009:

Fraser Downs’ 2009 meet finally kicked off tonight with a pair of $9,375 Keith Linton Memorial eliminations for four-year-old pacers...read on

Clark Captures Three At Northlands

January 16, 2009:

Keith Clark tripled with his trainees tonight at Northlands Park. The Alberta horseman sat in rein to a total of four front runners on the 10-race program...read on

Shiny Mach Scores In A Snowshoe Shocker

January 16, 2009:

Shiny Mach won a stretch-long battle and prevailed as an upset winner of Friday's $47,600 Snowshoe Pacing Series Final for three and four-year-old colts and geldings at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

Galvin Goes From Editorial To Poetry

January 16, 2009:

Former executive editor of Trot Magazine Bill Galvin has been forced to increase production of his new self-published book, Ballads of the Turf and Other Doggerels, to keep up with demand...read on

OSS Ontario-Bred Rewards For Foals Of 2009

January 16, 2009:

The Ontario Sires Stakes administration is reminding all broodmare owners with mares in foal to OSS-registered stallions that the new Mare Residency Program will begin with foals of 2009...read on

Jayport Whimsey Euthanized

January 16, 2009:

Glenis Egginton of Meadowcroft Farm told Trot Insider this afternoon that Jayport Whimsey, dam of $1.9 million earner Abbey Road C...read on

'Shadow' Champing At The Bit

January 16, 2009:

Horses usually enjoy a little downtime, especially after having put in the type of year that '08 Little Brown Jug winner Shadow Play did. Although, if you think the black son of The Panderosa is lazing about, you're sorely mistaken...read on

ORC Rules On DesRoches, Auger Appeals

January 16, 2009:

The Ontario Racing Commission this afternoon released its rulings in regard recent appeals from horsemen Chris DesRoches and Leopold Auger...read on

Tickets For KD Banquet Going Fast

January 16, 2009:

Tickets for Kawartha Downs' 2008 Awards Banquet are going fast and are available on a first-come, first-served basis...read on

Construction Begins On Meadowlands Rail Station

January 16, 2009:

According to a report on leadernewspapers.net, construction started this week on the Meadowlands Rail Station....read on

CHHA Director John Klark’s Wife Remains In Coma

January 16, 2009:

John and Janet Klark were involved in a serious single car accident while returning from the Breeders Crown in early December, 2008. Janet has been in a coma ever since....read on

Cold Could Cancel Saturday CDP Card

January 16, 2009:

According to Harness Racing PEI, the cold weather throughout Atlantic Canada could lead to the cancellation of...read on

Kentucky Horsemen Petition For VLTs

January 16, 2009:

A petition from the Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association is hoping to garner support for the authorization of video lottery terminals at local racetracks....read on

Society Seeks Equestrian Experts

January 16, 2009:

The Lindsay Agricultural Society is recruiting demonstrations and vendors to top up the list of performances for its first annual All About Horses event on June 6 and 7, 2009....read on

Truro Cancels Sunday Card

January 16, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that Sunday's qualifiers and card of live harness racing at Truro Raceway have been canceled due to poor track conditions...read on

'Reactor' Goes Down

January 16, 2009:

A costly break in stride at the start of the Gr II $60,000 Jardine Bloodstock Four-Year-Old Futurity Stakes at Cambridge Raceway was too much for Auckland Reactor to overcome, as the son of Mach Three was...read on

Brennan Comments On Hot Start To '09

January 16, 2009:

After winning 14 races over the last four nights, George Brennan will try to lengthen his lead in the Meadowlands driver standings this weekend...read on

NB Horseman Gets House Arrest

January 16, 2009:

According to a report by The Daily Gleaner, a 39-year-old horseman from Chance Harbour, NB has been sentenced to house arrest term stemming from a steroid...read on

Passing Of Polifroni & Booth Attracts Mainstream Media Attention

January 16, 2009:

The recent deaths of two Ottawa-area horsepeople, Donald P. Booth and Christina Polifroni, which were previously reported by Trot Insider, have been the topic of news articles in a mainstream publication...read on

Friday Cancellations

January 16, 2009:

The Meadows announced this morning that it has cancelled its program of live racing scheduled for today due to extreme cold...read on

White Ruffles Series Continues At The Big M

January 15, 2009:

Thong Song made a huge rally down the stretch to win the second of three $12,500 White Ruffles divisions, the seventh race, on Thursday night at the Meadowlands...read on

Onehotvett Sizzles In Blizzard Final

January 15, 2009:

Onehotvett braved the frigid temperatures and nine other rivals to post an upset victory in Thursday night's $47,400 Blizzard Pacing Series Final for three and four-year-old fillies and mares at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

Update On Day Two Of Montreal Hearings

January 15, 2009:

There's not much room for purses in the scenario for Quebec racing sketched today in Montreal Superior Court...read on

Solomon Wins Dr. King Pace

January 15, 2009:

With the temperature hovering around 10 degrees and snowflakes softly falling Jim King Solomon reined Blackjack Magic to a 2:00:4 victory in Monticello Raceway’s 9th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Pace on Thursday, a race which featured the talents of African American drivers...read on

Standardbred Showcase Riding Club Formed

January 15, 2009:

With great pleasure, Standardbred Showcase today announced its incorporation as Standardbred Showcase Riding Club, a not for profit corporation. The first meeting took place Sunday, January 11 and elections were held...read on

WEG Appeal Dismissed In Ontario Court

January 15, 2009:

Multiple sources have told Trot Insider that on Wednesday, January 14 the Ontario Court of Appeals dismissed an appeal by the Woodbine Entertainment Group...read on

New Hampshire Protects Bettors

January 15, 2009:

It was reported today that the state of New Hampshire has given the green light for stringent regulations protecting punters of horse and dog races if the track goes under....read on

2009 OSS Schedule Posted

January 15, 2009:

The 2009 Ontario Sires Stakes Schedule has now been posted on the OSS website. A direct link to the schedule is available here...read on

Libeneau Talks 'SHOP'

January 15, 2009:

This morning, Trot Insider spoke with Lou Libeneau, the longtime and highly-respected standardbred owner that was recently elected president of the Standardbred Horse Owners Panel (SHOP)...read on

OHHA Annual Membership Meeting Reminder

January 15, 2009:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has sent out a reminder to its members about the OHHA Annual Membership Meeting...read on

Wetherly Speaks During Second Day Of Hearings

January 15, 2009:

Only a new arrangement with the Quebec government can extricate racetrack operator Attractions Hippiques from the financial vice its now in, president Ian Wetherly said...read on


view counter
 
 
 

© 2019 Standardbred Canada. All rights reserved. Use of this site signifies your agreement and compliance with the legal disclaimer and privacy policy.

Firefox 3 Best with IE 7 Built with Drupal