view counter
 
view counter
 
 

Traceur Hanover Coasts At Mohawk

February 3, 2019:

Richard Berthiaume's Traceur Hanover ($9.30) took full advantage of a clear pocket trip en route to a two-length win in Saturday's (Feb. 2) featured $27,000 top-level conditioned pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Khun Ratha A Soars In Buffalo Debut

February 2, 2019:

Khun Ratha A, after spending a brief time at Monticello and Yonkers Raceway since arriving from Australia, made his Buffalo Raceway debut on Saturday night (Feb. 3) an impressive one by easily brushing by the field to register a 1-1/4 length victory in the featured $11,000 Class AA Open Handicap....read on

Three In A Row For Phoos Girl

February 2, 2019:

After overcoming her assigned post 6 to clear the early lead, owner-trainer Danielle Neil's Phoos Girl ($5.80) made every call a winning one and parried a late rush from Cenalta Call Girl to take Saturday's (Feb. 2) featured $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs....read on

Fan Of Terror Best In Miami Series

February 2, 2019:

Fan Of Terror is officially the ‘King of the Hill’ among $20,000 claimers at Miami Valley Raceway after capturing the $32,500 Claim To Fame final for that division on Saturday night (Feb. 2)....read on

2018 O’Brien Winners Announced

February 2, 2019:

On Saturday, February 2, Standardbred Canada announced the winners for the 2018 O’Brien Awards, at the 30th edition of the annual O’Brien Awards Black Tie Gala held at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale hotel in Mississauga, Ont....read on

2018 O'Brien Awards Coverage

February 2, 2019:

The 30th edition of the O’Brien Awards, celebrating and honouring the best in Canadian harness racing, took place Saturday, February 2 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, Ontario....read on

Horner Elected New SC Chair

February 2, 2019:

On Saturday, February 2, Standardbred Canada elected its Officers and Executive Committee for 2019....read on

February's Calendar Photographer

February 2, 2019:

"I just hung around inside the barn for a bit and I immediately predicted this moment coming as I saw this image render before it actually happened."...read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1940s

February 2, 2019:

This week's edition of 'Rewind' takes readers back to the decade of the 1940s as the monthly feature 'Years Ago' is featured....read on

Hoerdt Triactor In Lady Cloverdale

February 2, 2019:

Trainer Kelly Hoerdt swept the top three spots in the $30,000 Lady Cloverdale Pace for four-year-old pacing mares on Friday night (February 1) at Fraser Downs, with favourite Blue Grotto leading the way....read on

Gingras In Seventh Heaven

February 2, 2019:

One would think after winning seven times over the course of last weekend’s two race cards at the Meadowlands that driver Yannick Gingras would have a tough time coming up with an encore. Think again....read on

Scene A Magician Wins Preferred Trot

February 1, 2019:

Following a pair of runner-up finishes in the $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot, Scene A Magician conjured up a winning performance on Friday night (February 1) at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Big Rallies In Mohawk Series Finals

February 1, 2019:

Legal Bettor and Springbridgevision brought the heat Friday night to Woodbine Mohawk Park to win the finals of the Snowshoe and Blizzard Series....read on

Feelin Red Hot Tops Ohio Distaffers

February 1, 2019:

Feelin Red Hot (Chris Page), a six-year-old Ohio-sired mare by Feelin Friskie, notched her 20th career victory in just 77 starts Friday night (February 1) in Miami Valley’s $25,000 Distaff Open Pace....read on

Betterb Chevron N Perfect At Yonkers

February 1, 2019:

Odds-on fave Betterb Chevron N (Jordan Stratton, $2.90) methodically wore down one rival, then held off another Friday night (February 1), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $44,000 Filly and Mare Open Pace....read on

Gregory V. Harmon Passes

February 1, 2019:

Gregory V. Harmon passed away on January 11, 2019 in New Port Richey, Florida as a result of injuries sustained after being hit by a vehicle. He was 47....read on

North American Harness Update Preview

February 1, 2019:

The schedule for 'the Internet’s favourite harness racing handicapping show' North American Harness Update (NAHU), is set for Friday, February 1....read on

An 'Allstar' In One Man's Heart

February 1, 2019:

You don’t need to tell Rick Lancaster, because the seasoned horseman would be the first to tell you that he knows better. Lancaster’s spent enough time in the Standardbred game to fully understand that trainers just shouldn’t get attached to claimers....read on

New Evidence Says Passing Lane Works

February 1, 2019:

New Evidence stalked Stride Of Pride from the pocket before using the Lightning Lane to perfection to complete the 6-1 upset in Friday’s $18,000 Preferred Pace at The Meadows....read on

New Home For Arthur Blue Chip

February 1, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that 2013 O'Brien Award winner Arthur Blue Chip will be standing stud north of the border after a few years of stallion service stateside....read on

King Of The Crop Seeks Open Repeat

February 1, 2019:

An Open Pace that rematches Icy Blue Scooter and King Of The Crop; a Distaff Open Pace headed by Brighten Your Life and the Marvin Shapiro Prep are the main attractions on Saturday evening’s 11-race program at Cal Expo....read on

Crazed Sold, Exported

February 1, 2019:

World Champion racehorse and sire Crazed, who stood at Tara Hills Stud in Ontario the last two years, has been sold....read on

R U Talkin Is Rolling

January 31, 2019:

The win streak is now three in a row and counting for the Barry Bird-trained R U Talkin, who savoured his latest victory in a $16,000 conditioned event Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Carryovers And Promos At Yonkers

January 31, 2019:

Yonkers Raceway’s Pick 5 wager on Friday, Feb. 1 starts with a carryover of $2,981.57 and a $10,000 guaranteed pool. The guarantee is in conjunction with the U.S. Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program....read on

Northfield Stakes To Invite-Only

January 31, 2019:

As the time for stakes nominations for 2019 nears, Northfield Park reminds the connections of top Open pacers, Open trotters and three-year-old pacers that the track’s richest three Grand Circuit events in 2019 will all be 'by-invitation-only.'...read on

Your Guide To The 2018 O'Briens

January 31, 2019:

This Saturday (February 2) harness racing’s version of the Oscars -- the O’Brien Awards will be presented to our 2018 Canadian Champions at the annual O’Brien Awards Black Tie Gala hosted at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale in Mississauga, Ontario....read on

NJ Passes Racing Support Legislation

January 31, 2019:

The Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey (SBOANJ) applauds the New Jersey Legislature for passing critical legislation to help support New Jersey’s horse racing and breeding industry....read on

‘Mean’ Mare Is ‘All Racehorse’

January 31, 2019:

“She doesn’t like another horse to pass her and she’ll dig in. If you train her with another horse, she’s perfect when you sit behind them, but as soon as you tip her out to go, she wants to go by them instantly.”...read on

Surprisingly Sweet Looking For More

January 31, 2019:

When racing against the pacing mare Surprisingly Sweet, her rivals would be well served to heed the advice of Satchel Paige, who said, “Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.”...read on

Rescheduled Buffalo Opener Set For Sat.

January 31, 2019:

After having been forced to cancel its scheduled meet-opening card earlier this week, Buffalo Raceway will offer a solid 12-dash program of live racing this Saturday (Feb. 2)....read on

OHHA Annual General Meeting Details

January 31, 2019:

Officials with the Ontario Harness Horse Association have issued a reminder about OHHA’s annual general meeting, which will be taking place this weekend....read on

Tailgate At The ‘Big M’ Sunday

January 31, 2019:

On Sunday (Feb. 3), fans can watch and wager on the ‘big game’ in the FanDuel Sportsbook that features twelve 20 ft. TVs in addition to over 50 HDTVS spread throughout the FanDuel Sportsbook....read on

Drivers Making Inroads At The ‘Big M’

January 31, 2019:

For the last several years, the Meadowlands Racetrack has had a ‘Big 3’ in its driver colony. Yannick Gingras, David Miller and Tim Tetrick have won many of the races – especially stakes events – at the ‘Big M,’ but thus far in 2019, there are several new names in play when handicappers seek to use a top-three pilot....read on

Foal Arrives In Bitter Cold

January 31, 2019:

Being born into the world during the midst of a bitter cold snap is no fun for anyone – unless you’re a spry Standardbred filly that arrived this week....read on

Michael Senter Passes

January 31, 2019:

Standardbred horseman Michael P. ‘Buck’ Senter, 66, of Ludlow Falls, Ohio, formerly of Northridge, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019....read on

Bradley Haynes Passes

January 31, 2019:

Standardbred horsemen Bradley J. Haynes, 48, of London, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 as a result of a helicopter accident....read on

American Ideal’s Book Full And Closed

January 31, 2019:

American Ideal, America’s leading active pacing sire in 2018 progeny earnings, combined two- and three-year-old earnings, and $100,000 winners, is now full and closed for the 2019 breeding season....read on

A Beauty-ful Vision Of Greatness

January 31, 2019:

With a full-sister that was a world champion and O'Brien Award winner, and a half-brother that was also a world champion and O'Brien winner, the bar was set high for Prescient Beauty....read on

Race Rewind: 1999 Prix d'Amerique

January 31, 2019:

On this day 20 years ago (January 31, 1999) the legendary trotting mare Moni Maker made history with her thoroughly impressive victory one of harness racing's most prestigious trotting events....read on

Watch The O'Brien Awards Live!

January 30, 2019:

If you aren’t attending the 2018 O’Brien Awards Black Tie Gala, no worries. Grab your favourite refreshments, get comfortable in your recliner and you can enjoy all of the live action from the comfort of your own home as the event will be video streamed live on standardbredcanada.ca....read on

Jewels Forreal On The Stakes Bubble

January 30, 2019:

“I’m sure if she steps her game up we would stake her to some things. I can get two starts in her before we really have to look at anything. I think in the next two weeks we’ll be able to find out more before we have to make any decisions.”...read on

SC Annual Members Meeting Reminder

January 30, 2019:

Standardbred Canada members are invited to attend the SC Annual Meeting of Members....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

January 30, 2019:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have released a preview of the upcoming episode of the show....read on

Equine Career Night Announced

January 30, 2019:

If you are interested in horses and possible career paths in the modern equine industry, then the annual Equine Career Night at the University of Guelph is for you....read on

Last Call: Dan Patch Room Reservations

January 30, 2019:

It is last call to make room reservations at the luxurious Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla., for the U.S. Harness Writers Association’s (USHWA) annual Dan Patch Awards banquet on Sunday, February 24....read on

Authorities Seeking Truro Vandals

January 30, 2019:

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Crimestoppers are seeking information in regard to acts of breaking and entering and vandalism that have recently occurred at Truro Raceway barns and the local horsemen’s club....read on

Monticello Cancels Thursday Card

January 30, 2019:

Officials with Monticello Raceway have announced that they have cancelled the track’s program of live racing that was scheduled for Thursday (Jan. 31)....read on

‘Cradle Of The Trotter’ Presentation Nears

January 30, 2019:

The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame will present ‘The Cradle of the Trotter,’ a one-hour staged reading accompanied by numerous photographs and images on Saturday (Feb. 16) at 1 p.m....read on

First Fear The Dragon Foal Arrives

January 30, 2019:

It has been announced that the first foal by 2017 Pepsi North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon p,3,1:48.4s ($1,720,297) has arrived....read on

You Just Have To Be Yourself

January 30, 2019:

Although he’s spent his entire life in the harness racing industry, Randy Waples hasn’t necessarily followed the beaten path. On the verge of his 30th birthday, he still had less than $2.5 million in purse earnings as a driver. Today, he’s earned more money on Canadian soil than any other driver in the sport - and he’s done it his way....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