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Trainers On Two-Year-Old Filly Trot

October 21, 2019:

While discussing his horse, Sister Sledge, trainer Ron Burke gave a simple but accurate assessment of Friday’s $600,000 Breeders Crown two-year-old filly trot final at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

My Breeders Crown Challenge

October 21, 2019:

"The Breeders Crown is our World Series. It’s our Stanley Cup Finals, and I, for one, will be there. My challenge to you, whoever you are, wherever you live, is to be there too. No excuses."...read on / continuer à lire

Call For SC Director Nominations

September 18, 2019:

The election of the 2020-2022 Standardbred Canada Board of Directors will take place on December 12, 2019....read on

Donald Kennedy Passes

October 21, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred horseman Donald George Kennedy, of Hanover, Ont., passed away at his home on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the age of 62....read on

London Selected Sale Concludes

October 20, 2019:

A near $100,000 purchase topped day two of the 2019 London Selected Yearling Sale as the auction wrapped on Sunday, Oct. 20....read on

EquiMania! A ‘Royal’ Favourite

October 21, 2019:

The award-winning display of EquiMania! will be featured for a 14th consecutive year at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, in Toronto this November 1 - 10....read on

Sophomores In Spotlight At Plainridge

October 21, 2019:

The third leg of the $1.8 million Massachusetts Sire Stakes for three-year-old competitors was conducted at Plainridge Park on Monday and all four divisional winners were charted gate to wire winners....read on

Party At The Banks Matches Record; Wilder Wins Five

October 21, 2019:

Party At The Banks matched the track record of 1:52.3 for older mares as she moved powerfully first over and drew off late in Monday’s $20,000 Open 1 Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Fox Den Farm Yearling Videos Online

October 21, 2019:

Fox Den Farm has announced that it has uploaded yearling videos to its website....read on

Winbak’s Harrisburg Yearling Videos

October 21, 2019:

Winbak Farm will be selling 63 yearlings from November 4 to 6 at the upcoming Harrisburg Select Yearling Sale....read on

‘Stable Stars’ Contest Details

October 21, 2019:

In conjunction with its annual yearling sale in Harrisburg, the Standardbred Horse Sales Company is pleased to announce the 2019 edition of its popular ‘Stable Stars’ contest....read on

Brodys Scrapper Scoots To Flamboro Win

October 21, 2019:

The team of trainer Rachel Andrew and driver Travis Cullen paired for a wire-to-wire 1:52.1 victory in the $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace at Flamboro Downs on Sunday, Oct. 20....read on

Revenue Agent Rolls At Rideau

October 20, 2019:

Driver Pascal Berube sent Sam Sergi trainee Revenue Agent to the top and held command through the mile to best odds-on favourite Capteur De Reve in the $8,600 Preferred Handicap Trot at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday, Oct. 20....read on

Getup Gideon Grabs Win At Century Mile

October 20, 2019:

Sent at odds of 10-1, Getup Gideon rode the pocket to victory in the $7,300 Preferred 1 Pace at Century Mile on Sunday, Oct. 20....read on

St Louis Snags Five Once More

October 20, 2019:

Driver Marc St Louis had another five-win afternoon at Leamington Raceway which included a victory in the $5,800 Preferred 4 Pace on Sunday, Oct. 20 to also give owner-trainer William Leon three victories on the card....read on

Brookdale Buster Barrels To Victory

October 20, 2019:

Lloyd Maclean trainee Brookdale Buster swooped from last to first to take the $1,510 Winners-Over Pace at Inverness Raceway on Sunday, Oct. 20....read on

Conway Breaks His Driving Maiden

October 20, 2019:

Brief Interlude was sent to the lead and paced away from all challengers as her driver Zach Conway scored a career milestone with his first lifetime win Sunday afternoon (Oct. 20) at Red Shores’ Summerside Raceway....read on

Longshot Produces Record Payout

October 20, 2019:

On Sunday (Oct. 20), Sultan D Or was sent away at the longest odds of any Standardbred that was competing during Hippodrome 3R’s 10-race card. When he did the unthinkable and managed to win his respective race, he etched his name into the track’s record book....read on

Plesac Pitching In For Standardbreds

October 20, 2019:

“There’s nothing like the rush of owning a Standardbred. The anticipation as the horses line up behind the gate, turning for home and your horse is in contention… there’s nothing quite like being in the ‘circle’ after the race. The winner’s circle is like no other place.”...read on

Tight Lines Tops Pocono Trot

October 20, 2019:

Tight Lines blew away a talented field in the $21,500 featured trot Sunday evening (Oct. 20) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, recording a 1:54.1 victory with a :56.3 back half despite 50-degree Fahrenheit temperatures and a sloppy surface....read on

Rodeo Rock Rips To Philly Score

October 20, 2019:

After being hindered by severe road trouble in last week's Open at Yonkers, Rodeo Rock found clear sailing and bounced back decisively in Sunday afternoon's (Oct. 20) featured top-level conditioned pace at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

MASS Continues At Plainridge

October 20, 2019:

The $1.8 million Massachusetts Sire Stakes (MASS) reconvened at Plainridge Park on Sunday (Oct. 20) after a one week sabbatical, with five divisions of two-year-olds competing for $161,450 in purses....read on

Breeders Crown Elims Complete

October 19, 2019:

The eyes of the harness racing world were once again focused on Campbellville, Ont. as Woodbine Mohawk Park hosted the second of two nights of eliminations for the 2019 Breeders Crown championship series....read on

Records Set In First London Session

October 19, 2019:

The opening session of the 2019 London Selected Yearling Sale made Canadian history within the first hour of the sale, and it ended with record numbers....read on

More On Cancelled Truro Race Dates

October 19, 2019:

Officials with Truro Raceway have provided an update on the seven cancelled race dates announced earlier this week....read on

SC Rewind - The Perfect Year

October 19, 2019:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith recalls the great filly Handle With Care and her undefeated season of 1973 that saw her go 17-for-17....read on

'Stronger Together' Session Recap

October 18, 2019:

The second 'Stronger Together' panel discussion, involving some of Ontario horse racing's most prominent leaders, took place on Friday (October 18) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Friday's Breeders Crown Elims Complete

October 18, 2019:

The eyes of the harness racing world focused on Campbellville, Ont. as Woodbine Mohawk Park hosted the first of two nights of eliminations for the 2019 Breeders Crown championship series....read on

SC Launches Microchip App

October 18, 2019:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the launch of a Microchip ID app which can be used with the Universal WorldScan Reader Plus microchip readers from Merck/HomeAgain®....read on

Inverness Adds Race Date

October 17, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that Inverness Raceway has been given the green light to add an upcoming date to its calendar of live racing....read on

Win A Breeders Crown Prize Package!

October 17, 2019:

Will you be at Woodbine Mohawk Park to watch the 36th edition of the Breeders Crown, the most prestigious event in Standardbred racing? Whether you are trackside to take in the live racing action or watching from the comfort of your home, we have a prize package that will help make your Breeders Crown experience even more memorable!...read on

How To: Reading Yearling Pedigrees

October 16, 2019:

Yearling season is one of the most exciting times of the year! For most owners, breeders and trainers, reading pedigrees is as easy as 1- 2-3. For some, understanding how to read a yearling's pedigree can be very complicated....read on

Bringing A Sharing Economy To Racing

October 14, 2019:

Have you ever rented a Zipcar, booked an Airbnb, or taken an Uber ride? If you’re nodding yes, then you have taken part in the ‘sharing economy’. If we can share cottages, homes, trailers, equipment and rides, why not horses?...read on

Harnessing The Hope

October 13, 2019:

When Kristy Dustin's mom Doreen was diagnosed with breast cancer 14 years ago she turned to the racing industry to help support her mom through the creation of ‘Harness The Hope’. Sadly, it was Kristy who received some bad news from her doctor in 2018....read on / continuer à lire

Fall Caretaker Appreciation Photos

October 12, 2019:

The Raceway at Western Fair District, Leamington Raceway, Flamboro Downs and Rideau Carleton Raceway all hosted Caretaker Appreciation Day events last weekend as part of National Caretaker Appreciation initiatives facilitated by Standardbred Canada....read on

Thinking About Taking The Leap?

October 11, 2019:

Yearling sale season is in full swing and if you’re considering making the transition from racing fan to horse owner, our Horse Ownership 101 Workshop may just help you make that decision!...read on

2020 Calendar Submissions Wanted

October 8, 2019:

It’s that time of year again – calendar time! Are you an amateur or professional photographer or just someone who loves to take photos? Do you enjoy taking photos of horses and anything that shows off harness racing?...read on

Updated FAQ On Microchipping

October 7, 2019:

After receiving additional questions regarding the microchipping process, Standardbred Canada has updated its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) pages on microchipping....read on

Is Your Email Address On File For Voting?

October 3, 2019:

The election of the 2020-2022 Standardbred Canada Board of Directors will take place on December 12, 2019....read on

Pedigree & Conformation Workshops

October 3, 2019:

Standardbred Canada, in conjunction with the London Selected Yearling Sale, is presenting Pedigree / Conformation workshops on Saturday, Oct. 19 and Sunday, Oct. 20....read on

Purse Bump For Breeders Crown Finals

September 28, 2019:

The Hambletonian Society, which owns and administers the $6 million Breeders Crown series, will raise the purses on seven of the 12 divisions of the Breeders Crown championship races to held at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Oct. 25 & 26....read on

One Step Forward, One Step Back

September 27, 2019:

"Over the course of the summer I’ve been able to visit a couple of Ontario racetracks that I hadn’t been to in many years, and am happy to say that the experience was a positive one in both cases"....read on / continuer à lire

Learn About Fractional Ownership

September 24, 2019:

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to own a Standardbred racehorse? Sign up for Horse Ownership 101....read on

The Story Behind LandMark

September 21, 2019:

“Obviously I am a little biased, but fractional ownership is a great way for someone to be introduced to the wonderful world of horse ownership...Fractional ownership is the future for harness racing success.”...read on

AGCO Licence Renewals Go Paperless

September 20, 2019:

Starting in March 2020, the AGCO will no longer be accepting paper forms, cash or cheques for horse racing-related licences and registrations....read on

How Horses Are Microchipped

September 16, 2019:

Earlier this year Standardbred Canada announced that all Standardbred horses racing in Canada must be microchipped by 2021....read on

COSA Benefits For Ontario Horsepeople

September 13, 2019:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA) would like to remind all Standardbred horsepeople in Ontario that medical, dental and life insurance benefits are available through the COSA office....read on

SC Teams With OLG, OR On Equine Expo

September 6, 2019:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) and Ontario Racing (OR) are major sponsors for the Welcome Centre, Equine Expo and a Horse Ownership Workshop at the 2019 London Selected Yearling Sale....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

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

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

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

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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