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Whose Blues Still Undefeated

August 22, 2019:

Rookie trotting filly Whose Blues remained undefeated by capturing one of two series finals Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Woodside Charm Retired

August 22, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that two-year-old world record setter and Dan Patch Award winner Woodside Charm has been retired....read on

Responses To Flamboro Restrictions

August 22, 2019:

On Thursday, August 22, the Ontario Harness Horse Association issued a press release in regard to the Great Canadian Gaming Corp.’s announcement that an age restriction will be in effect at Flamboro Downs starting in early September....read on

Collective Wisdom Drops And Pops

August 22, 2019:

A touch of class relief was a key factor in Collective Wisdom finding success – and the winner’s circle – in Thursday’s $2,300 feature for filly and mare pacers at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Faves Dominate In NYSS At Yonkers

August 22, 2019:

Yonkers Raceway Thursday evening hosted the $154,600 New York Sire Stakes Pat Quaglietta Trot for two-year-old fillies....read on

Catch The Fire Quickest In KYSS

August 22, 2019:

A pocket trip poised Catch The Fire for a 1:50.4 blowout mile in the fastest of two $30,000 Kentucky Sires Stakes divisions for two-year-old pacing colts on Thursday over a track rated ‘good’ at The Red Mile....read on

Hilaria Prevails In Plainridge Feature

August 22, 2019:

She got away worst but got home first. After a furious stretch drive, Hilaria won the $12,000 fillies and mares Winners-Over Handicap pace at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon....read on

Stakes Hat Trick For Lyons Sentinel

August 22, 2019:

The Captaintreacherous–Tulu Hanover freshman pacing filly Lyons Sentinel became the only three-time winner in her Pennsylvania Sire Stakes preliminary competition on Thursday at Harrah’s Philadelphia, where she triumphed in 1:51.1....read on

Manchego Now Hitting Her Best Stride

August 22, 2019:

“She (Manchego) needed a little bit of time to get back into herself, but I think history has showed that when she’s on top of her game she’s tough to beat.”...read on

‘Ozzi’ Being Pointed To The Jug

August 22, 2019:

When it comes to Southwind Ozzi, trainer Bill MacKenzie’s focus is squarely on this Friday’s Pennsylvania Sire Stakes stop at the Meadows. Beyond that, MacKenzie has said that the Little Brown Jug will be the target. “We are planning for the Jug,” MacKenzie has said, adding, “who knows where we’re going after that.”...read on

Owning Horses A Blast For MacLean

August 22, 2019:

“I think for any person that likes the horse races, fractional ownership is a great way to enjoy and be a part of the process - it is an affordable way to have fun.”...read on

Future Stars Series To Continue Friday

August 22, 2019:

After a record-breaking Prix d’Ete Weekend, live racing will resume Friday evening (Aug. 23) at Hippodrome 3R with the final preliminary round of the Future Stars Series for two-year-old trotters....read on

Harness Racing On Breakfast Television

August 21, 2019:

CityTV’s Breakfast Television (BT) Toronto reported live-on-location from Tomiko Training Centre on Wednesday morning to explore fractional racehorse ownership with TheStable.ca and Ontario Racing....read on

Flamboro Adds Age Restriction

August 21, 2019:

Live harness racing returns to Flamboro Downs in two weeks time, and while operator Great Canadian Gaming has made enhancements to the facility they have also announced an age restriction effective next month....read on

Hanover’s Jug Sale Videos Online

August 22, 2019:

Videos for the 15 Hanover Shoe Farms yearlings that are scheduled to sell at the Ohio Jug Sale on Friday, September 13 are now available for viewing online....read on

Fillies To Square Off In $118K Tilt Friday

August 22, 2019:

A field of eight three-year-old trotting fillies are set to do battle in a $118,800 New York Sire Stakes tilt this Friday (Aug. 23) at Batavia Downs....read on

Monte Exhibition Set For Ocean Downs

August 22, 2019:

Hyway Marcus leads a field of five trotters that are set to compete this coming Sunday evening (Aug. 25) at Ocean Downs as part of the track’s salute to ‘Women in Harness Racing.’...read on

Dangle Ona Dime Scores At Summerside

August 21, 2019:

With a perfect two-hole ride, Dangle Ona Dime was first to the wire in the $2,600 featured event on a special Wednesday evening (Aug. 21) program at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway....read on

Y A Muscle Mass Soars

August 21, 2019:

Y A Muscle Mass ($2.90) made his return to Grand River Raceway a winning one, capturing the featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot on Wednesday night (Aug. 21)....read on

Track On 2 Record For Triple Action

August 21, 2019:

This summer, track record miles at The Track On 2 have seemed almost a weekly occurrence. On Wednesday (Aug. 21), Triple Action ($4.70) etched her name in the Lacombe, Alta., record books with a 1:55.4 mile in the $5,000 distaff feature....read on

Atlantic Stakes Trots At Inverness

August 21, 2019:

Dusty Lane Titan ($8.90) and Gettin Messi ($5.10) used similar tactics en route to victory in their $8,620 Atlantic Sires Stakes events for three-year-old trotters on Wednesday (Aug. 21) at Inverness Raceway, while Mabou Ridge ($2.30) lived up to odds-on billing in the lone $15,120 split for two-year-old trotters....read on

TJs Top Pick Trots To Hoosier Record

August 21, 2019:

TJs Top Pick became Harrah’s Hoosier Park’s newest track record holder when he powered home a winner in 1:53.3 in the co-featured event of the evening, the first division of $64,000 Indiana Sires Stakes for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings on Wednesday (Aug. 21)....read on

Goes Down Smooth Dominates PASS

August 21, 2019:

Goes Down Smooth and Klutzy won their Pennsylvania Sire Stakes splits Wednesday (Aug. 21) at The Meadows, nailing down berths in the final for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings....read on

Little Joke Has Last Laugh At Batavia

August 21, 2019:

With the prohibitive favourite coming up short, Little Joke took it upon herself to win the $12,500 Fillies and Mares Open I Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 21) — and blow up the tote board at 21-1....read on

Fillies Shine In Stallion Series

August 21, 2019:

Pennsylvania-sired Aplomp Hanover, Arden Hanover, Real Long Hanover and Culture Shock each recorded victories on Wednesday (Aug. 21) at Harrah’s Philadelphia during PA Stallion Series races for two-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Hanover’s Goshen Yearling Videos Online

August 21, 2019:

Videos for the 25 Hanover Shoe Farms yearlings selling at the Goshen Yearling Sale on Sunday, September 8 are now available for viewing online....read on

Loving The Bettors Wish Ride

August 21, 2019:

“It’s been tremendous; we’ve had a lot of fun following him. We have so many people that are following him along with us. We just love that. It’s been fun for a lot of people, I think.”...read on

Six For Six After Four-Year Break

August 21, 2019:

He was deemed ‘too slow’ as a freshman and sent back to his owner. He then spent the next four years pulling an Amish buggy. He’s now won all six of his starts since returning to the races. If you haven’t had a chance already, take the time to meet Cooper....read on

Brent Smith Passes

August 21, 2019:

Longtime harness racing fan and participant Brent Donald Smith passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019, in the Town of Blue Mountains....read on

Stephen LeBlanc Passes

August 21, 2019:

With great sadness, the family of Standardbred horseman and racehorse owner Stephen Michael LeBlanc has announced that Stephen passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 in an Ottawa, Ont. hospital at the age of 52....read on

Collective Wisdom Favoured At The CDP

August 21, 2019:

With a drop in class out of the Open mares ranks, Collective Wisdom has been heralded as the one to beat in the Thursday evening (Aug. 22) top event at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

The Track On 2 Track Hours

August 21, 2019:

The Alberta Standardbred Horse Association has stated that in order to build toward a track surface conducive to racing at The Track on 2, they are asking for horsepeople’s co-operation in abiding by the track hours....read on

Racing At Six Nations Fall Fair On Sept. 7

August 21, 2019:

The Six Nations Agricultural Society is proud to announce that harness racing will take place at the Fall Fair in Ohsweken on Saturday, September 7 and will feature a 1 p.m. post time....read on

Scholarship Award Winners Unveiled

August 21, 2019:

Sandra Kaufman, chairman of the co-sponsored SOA of New York/Yonkers Raceway Scholarship Committee, has announced the winners of 2019-2020 scholarship awards....read on

Sire Stakes Trotters At Pocono Sunday

August 21, 2019:

This coming Sunday (Aug. 25), The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono will feature the fourth and final preliminary round of action for Pennsylvania-sired two-year-old trotting colts....read on

Road To The Jug – Week 3

August 21, 2019:

For the next four weeks, Jay Wolf the Little Brown Jug Publicity Director will rank the top 10 horses eligible for the 74th edition of the Little Brown Jug to be contested on Thursday, September 19, 2019....read on

Stakes Parade At Mohawk Park

August 20, 2019:

Many of the brightest stars of the sport will be in the spotlight this weekend at Woodbine Mohawk Park, as the oval plays host to a number of Grand Circuit events on Friday and Saturday evening....read on

Hastings Backstretch Workers Escorted

August 20, 2019:

The Canada Border Services Agency and Vancouver’s Hastings Racecourse for Thoroughbreds have each commented on a Monday morning (Aug. 19) situation that saw multiple backstretch workers escorted off the premises of the track by members of the CBSA....read on

Forbidden Trade To Yonkers Trot

August 20, 2019:

On Tuesday (Aug. 20), Yonkers Raceway announced that, contrary to its Monday release, Hambletonian winner Forbidden Trade has been entered to contest the Yonkers Trot, and will be part of the eight-horse field that will contest the stakes on Saturday, August 31....read on

Canadian Pacing Derby Field Set

August 20, 2019:

World champion Lather Up and defending champion McWicked headline a group of nine entrants for this year’s $525,000 Canadian Pacing Derby....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Returns!

August 20, 2019:

After nearly 34 months on the sidelines, 2015 U.S. Horse of the Year Wiggle It Jiggleit made his long-awaited return to the racetrack on Tuesday morning (Aug. 20) during qualifying action at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Grand River Training/Racing Reminder

August 20, 2019:

Officials with Grand River Raceway would like to remind all horsepeople and customers of changes to the live racing and training schedule at the track this week....read on

Fireworks Night Set For Grand River

August 20, 2019:

Grand River Raceway has added fireworks to its Community Night celebration on Friday, August 30....read on

Winbak Yearling Roster For Ongait Sale

August 20, 2019:

Winbak Farm has announced its yearling lineup for an upcoming auction to be held on ongait.com....read on

David Carbonaro Passes

August 19, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned longtime horseman David Carbonaro passed away Sunday, August 18. He was 60 years old....read on

A ‘Day’ In The Life Of Natasha

August 19, 2019:

"(According to the prevailing stereotype) If you're a girl, you're a groom. People are a little bit shocked when they see you can drive. We had to kind of get people to take notice."...read on

Allain Joining Mohawk Race Office

August 19, 2019:

Dylan Allain, who is currently the paddock judge at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park, has accepted an assistant race secretary position with Woodbine Entertainment....read on

The Professor & Serena

August 18, 2019:

Southwind Serena just entered the U.S. Harness Racing Hall of Fame. Chances are you’ve heard of her offspring, Mission Brief and Tactical Landing, for example. But what about her co-owner and the co-breeder of her star progeny?....read on / continuer à lire

Rock Diamonds Shines In Gold Cup

August 17, 2019:

Swift early fractions poised Rock Diamonds N and 21-year-old New England native Mitchell Cushing to rip through the field and claim victory in the 60th renewal of the Guardian Gold Cup & Saucer at Charlottetown Driving Park on Saturday, Aug. 17....read on

Maurice Paquette Passes

August 17, 2019:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Maurice Paquette of Ormstown, Que. passed away on August 15 at the age of 74....read on

EEE Confirmed In Ontario Horse

August 17, 2019:

On August 10, 2019, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a confirmed case of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in a horse located in Ontario....read on

From Grassroots To Grand Stage

August 17, 2019:

Many Ontario-bred horses over the years have competed and found success in the Grassroots program such as last year’s frosh champion Century Farroh, who recently bounced from that springboard into Grand Circuit company. Another graduate of the OSS Grassroots program is making a 'pretty' similar jump to Grand Circuit action as a four-year-old....read on

SC Rewind: Short Story Time

August 17, 2019:

This week's 'Rewind' takes a slightly new approach. As the title suggests, Robert Smith has assembled a few short stories, all about some interesting happenings from days gone by....read on

Win A Share Contest Kicks Off

August 15, 2019:

The Ontario Sires Stakes' 'Win A Share Contest' has kicked off and will be taking place at various Ontario harness raceways until September 12....read on

'Stronger Together' Session Replay

August 13, 2019:

The full video presentation of Friday's 'Stronger Together: Uniting Horse Racing for a Sustainable Future' panel discussion of Ontario's horse racing industry is now available....read on

Thank You, From Trevor Ritchie

August 13, 2019:

"The reason for this letter is to once again thank everyone that has played a part in my road to the [Hall of Fame]. Bill Herbert is the man that changed my life, and started me down this road, but along the way there were countless others - owners, trainers and caretakers alike - that all contributed to my success"....read on

MVP Hall Of Fame Ticket Winners!

August 12, 2019:

This month, Standardbred Canada teamed up with The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame to award one lucky Member Value Program (MVP) member with two tickets to the 2019 Induction Gala for the July MVP Prize Draw....read on

2019 Hall Of Fame Photo Gallery

August 11, 2019:

Presentation photos from this year's Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony are now available online....read on

Tim Brown Passes; Arrangements Set

August 10, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime horseman Tim Brown passed away on Friday, August 9 at Langley Memorial Hospital in Langley, B.C. at the age of 54....read on

'Stronger Together' Session Recap

August 9, 2019:

Some of Ontario horse racing's most prominent leaders were front and centre on Friday (August 9) at Woodbine Racetrack for panel discussion on the state of the province's horse racing industry....read on

Hall Of Fame Welcomes Class Of 2019

August 7, 2019:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame welcomed its Class of 2019 at the Induction Gala on Wednesday, August 7 at the Mississauga Convention Centre....read on

SC Adds Park’N Fly To MVP

August 7, 2019:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that Park’N Fly has been added as a partner to SC’s Member Value Program (MVP)....read on

Win A Share In A Racehorse!

August 6, 2019:

Ask any racehorse owner what the greatest feeling in the world is, and whether they are a first-time horse owner with a small share of a horse, or a veteran owner with a large stable of stakes horses, the response will be the same, “seeing your horse cross the finish line first!”...read on

OLG Launches Horsepeople Survey

August 2, 2019:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, in partnership with horse racing industry groups and associations, is leading a comprehensive study to quantify the economic impact of the Ontario horse racing sector....read on

Canadian Rules Committee Update

July 30, 2019:

Standardbred Canada’s President and CEO Dan Gall has announced that the Canadian Rules of Racing Committee struck in September of 2017 has finished its review of racing rules for Standardbreds....read on

Notice Regarding Racing At Leamington

July 23, 2019:

Standarbred Canada would like to inform everyone participating at the upcoming Leamington meet that there will not be a Standardbred Canada field representative present this year....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 28, 2019:

The wait is over. Standings for the 2019 TROT Magazine Fantasy Stable, brought to you in partnership with the Breeders Crown, are now available online...read on

Microchipping Update

June 6, 2019:

As of January 2019 Standardbred Canada has been microchipping horses and the process has been found to be much easier on the horses and more efficient for owners, breeders and trainers....read on

Reminder Regarding OSS Starting Fees

May 17, 2019:

Administration for the Ontario Sires Stakes wishes to remind horsemen and owners that cash will NOT be accepted as a method of payment for Starting Fees for the 2019 season....read on

Answers To 'MVP' Questions

April 21, 2019:

Have you noticed ads and promotions on the Standardbred Canada website about the new FREE Member Value Program (MVP)? Are you interested in enrolling in the program, but still have questions about how it works?...read on

2019 Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 15, 2019:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2019 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Up To Date With '19 Eligibility Fees?

December 27, 2018:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that 2019 eligibility fees must be paid....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

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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