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It Could Have Been A Disaster

October 19, 2018:

“I had just taken off the jog cart and then bang, the loose horse ran into her...My first thought was I’ve never had a two-year-old filly with that much talent and then this happens.”...read on

Form Gets Mare Another Chance

October 19, 2018:

“She’s been training sharp the last month. I think this is her favourite time of year because this is when she got sharp last year too. That also helped make the decision (to enter the Breeders Crown).”...read on

Choose Your Fave 2018 Zoom Photo!

October 17, 2018:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club would like to thank all of the Fan Club members who took the time to capture and submit photos for this year’s monthly Zoom Photography Challenges. From April to September we received hundreds of great shots capturing memorable and unique moments in Canadian harness racing!...read on

Northside Releases Series Details

October 19, 2018:

Northside Downs is pleased to present details and conditions for its upcoming Governors Cup Series....read on

Norwood Wins Pick 8 Contest

October 19, 2018:

Congratulations to Adam Norwood of Saint John, N.B., the grand prize winner of the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Pick 8 Online Handicapping Contest, which was presented in cooperation with the Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) and featured $1,750 in prize money!...read on

AGCO Releases Annual Report

October 19, 2018:

This week, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) released its annual report as presented to the province's Attorney General....read on

Harvest Series Prelims In The Books

October 18, 2018:

Preliminary round action of the Harvest Series wrapped up Thursday with two-year-old colts and geldings in action at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Rideau Triple For Copley

October 18, 2018:

It was a three-win night Thursday evening at Rideau Carleton Raceway for trainer Jamie Copley, who continues to pile up impressive stats at the oval....read on

‘Kate’ Clicks In Flamboro Preferred

October 18, 2018:

Stormont Kate went to the front and didn’t look back en route to an impressive victory in Thursday’s $11,500 Preferred 2 & 3 Handicap for trotters at Flamboro Downs....read on

‘Daddy’ And Dowling Deliver In Feature

October 18, 2018:

Cartoon Daddy was a dozen lengths off the lead at the quarter pole in Thursday’s $2,200 feature at the Charlottetown Driving Park, but that didn’t stop the pacer from visiting victory lane....read on

Precocious Lady Powers Away

October 18, 2018:

Precocious Lady, a daughter of Lucky Chucky, got her career off to a strong start as a freshman in 2017....read on

Miss You Kelly A ‘Sweetie’

October 18, 2018:

Michael Barnard liked Sapphire Deo from the time he saw her as a yearling at Deo Volente Farms. After purchasing the filly trotter for $62,000 at the 2017 Lexington Selected Sale and changing her name to Miss You Kelly, he discovered even more reasons to like her....read on

Fractional Ownership Discussed In NZ

October 18, 2018:

Harness Racing New Zealand recently presented free seminars around New Zealand with the founder of the Canadian fractional ownership operation, The Stable, Anthony MacDonald....read on

Two Meets For Woodbine Mohawk Park

October 18, 2018:

Officials with Woodbine Mohawk Park have announced that year-round racing will be split into two meets for trainer and driver titles....read on

Jean McEachern Passes

October 18, 2018:

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Jean McEachern on Monday, October 15 at age 90....read on

Doug Hamilton Passes

October 18, 2018:

Douglas I. Hamilton, 71, of Momence, Ill., passed away on Monday, Oct. 17 at the Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Ill....read on

Iris Horowitz Passes

October 18, 2018:

Standardbred racehorse breeder/owner Iris T. Horowitz, 84, passed away on August 10 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family....read on

Join The Breeders Crown Pledge

October 18, 2018:

“Harness racing champions racing for yesterday’s stars is what the Breeders Crown pledge is all about.”...read on

Get To Know The ‘King Of Iowa’

October 18, 2018:

You really ought to give Iowa a try, a song from The Music Man famously implores us. Six years ago, one trainer took that advice literally. Now, purchasing and campaigning Iowa horses has become a major part of his business....read on

1,000 Driving Wins For Travis Henry; 'Grand' Upset In Autumn Series

October 17, 2018:

Travis Henry cashed in for his 1,000th career driving victory with 48-1 outsider Robintheatm ($98.80) on Wednesday (Oct. 17) at Flamboro Downs, emerging from traffic with three-sixteenths to go to capture the evening's seventh race....read on

More Charges From 2015 Vet Plea

October 17, 2018:

It has been reported that fallout from a 2015 federal indictment against four equine veterinarians is continuing, as a pair of trainers are now facing charges as a direct result....read on

Trainer ‘Feeling’ For A Crown Upset

October 17, 2018:

“I think he can go with them. Is he an absolute contender? I think he has to have a trip to do it. I don’t think he can do the heavy lifting, but he’s shown where he can be highly competitive with them.”...read on

‘Tommi’ Looking For Redemption

October 17, 2018:

Trainer Dustin Jones didn’t want the season to end on a sour note for two-year-old trotting filly Tommi Canu Hearme....read on

MacLean Wins Share In Landmark 12

October 17, 2018:

Monique MacLean of Caledon, Ont., just became involved in harness horse ownership thanks to the 'Win A Share in a Racehorse' promotion sponsored by the Ontario Sires Stakes in conjunction with the London Selected Yearling Sale....read on

Robert ‘Bob’ Sewell Passes

October 17, 2018:

Robert Duane ‘Bob’ Sewell, 77, husband of Mary Margaret Deiter Sewell, passed away on Monday, October 15....read on

Under Saddle At The ‘Big M’ Saturday

October 17, 2018:

A field of eight trotters will be competing in the $3,000 RUS MidAtlantic Trot at the Meadowlands Racetrack this Saturday night (Oct. 20)....read on

Jamieson To Speak In Australia

October 16, 2018:

Officials from Harness Racing Australia today announced plans to establish an annual HRA National Conference....read on

Revised ‘Big M’ Race Date Application

October 16, 2018:

At the request of the New Jersey Racing Commission, the Meadowlands Racetrack has submitted a revised 2019 live racing schedule application....read on

Three-Year-Old ‘Crown’ Elims Set

October 16, 2018:

Been there, done that. It could be the slogan for this Saturday’s (Oct. 20) Breeders Crown eliminations for three-year-olds and older horses at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Daylon Magician Resurfaces

October 16, 2018:

After having not recorded a charted line since July of 2016, O’Brien Award winner Daylon Magician was in action during the Tuesday morning (Oct. 16) qualifying session at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Truro Raceway Post Time Changes

October 16, 2018:

It has been announced that the post time for Truro Raceway’s nine remaining 2018 race dates has been changed....read on

Three Supplement To The ‘Crown’

October 15, 2018:

With many divisions still in flux in regard to year-end honours, the connections of three of the top pacers in their respective groups each supplemented to their Breeders Crown event....read on

Shorelines Kawartha Closed Temporarily

October 15, 2018:

Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs issued an announcement via social media late last night (Sunday, Oct. 14) stating that the site will be closed temporarily....read on

Jim Foreman Passes

October 15, 2018:

After a difficult battle with cancer, Standardbred horseman Jim (James Brian) Foreman passed away on Wednesday, October 10 at the age of 66....read on

London Selected Yearling Sale Wraps

October 14, 2018:

Karma Seelster topped the second and final day of the 2018 London Selected Yearling sale, auctioning for the second-highest price of the two-day session with a $127,000 tag....read on

Super Final Night In The Books

October 13, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk Park hosted eight $225,000 Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Super Finals, one for each division of two and three-year-old Standardbreds, during its Saturday, October 13 program....read on

SC Rewind: World Record At Windsor

October 13, 2018:

In this week's 'Rewind,' Robert Smith recalls a 1980 world class performance by a truly great horse. His piece describes the day's events at Windsor Raceway when Direct Scooter went a monster mile and set a new world record and a few others in the process....read on

Change To Mohawk Qualifying Schedule

October 11, 2018:

Officials with Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to inform all horsepeople of an upcoming change to the track’s qualifying schedule....read on

The Black Book 2 Now Online

October 8, 2018:

The 2018 edition of The Black Book 2 can now be found on Standardbred Horse Sales Company's website....read on

In The Event Of A Postal Service Disruption

September 27, 2018:

With the possibility of a Canada Post service disruption on or after October 1, Standardbred Canada members are being encouraged to consider opting into SC's paperless services. It is still a member's responsibility to remain in good standing with Standardbred Canada even in case of a postal disruption. Renewals, invoices, eligibility fees and many more services are available online. Check out this notice for complete information....read on

Breeders' Lawsuit Motions Adjourned

September 14, 2018:

Trot Insider has compiled this comprehensive report from Day 5 of the proceedings in regard to the civil lawsuit that a group of Ontario Standardbred breeders has filed against the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation over the cancellation of the former Slots at Racetracks Program....read on

TrackIT A Must For Sales Season

August 22, 2018:

With the yearling sales quickly approaching, now’s a great time to consider upgrading your TrackIT subscription....read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program Forms

August 21, 2018:

The 2018 enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....read on

Website Troubleshooting

May 23, 2018:

If you have/are experiencing issues refreshing pages on the Standardbred Canada website, please check in with this notice for more information....read on

Up To Date With '18 Eligibility Fees?

December 19, 2017:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2018 eligibility fees must be paid prior to any horse racing in 2018....read on

Are You & Your Horse Ready To Race?

July 3, 2017:

Do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year, or for the first time ever? Do you have your paperwork in order?...read on


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