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Flamboro, Rideau Announce Closures

February 18, 2018:

Officials with Flamboro have announced that the track will be closed for training this week to allow for maintenance. Officials at Rideau Carleton would also like to advise all horsepeople that the main track will close Monday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. and remain closed all day Tuesday, Feb. 20....read on

Lyonssomewhere To Stand Stud

February 18, 2018:

Speedy stakes winner Lyonssomewhere will be standing stud in Ontario for the 2018 breeding season....read on

2018 OSAS Stallion Auction Addition

February 18, 2018:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society (OSAS), now in its 22nd year, will once again be conducting a stallion auction this breeding season....read on

The Sun Sets For Solar Sister

February 18, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that O’Brien Award winner Solar Sister has been retired and will be starting her broodmare career....read on

Jamieson Dominates; The Rev Romps

February 18, 2018:

Saturday evening was one of those nights where driver Jody Jamieson could do little wrong at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Goldstar Badlands 'Cleans Up'

February 17, 2018:

Goldstar Badlands took home overall Horse Of The Year honours as well as Older Pacing Horse honours Saturday night during the The Raceway at Western Fair District’s Annual Awards Night which honoured the top performers of 2017....read on

Village Jamie Goes The Distance

February 17, 2018:

Village Jamie shot to the top and kept on trucking en route to a determined score in Saturday’s $8,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 for pacers at Flamboro Downs....read on

Meadowlands, Yonkers Snowed Out

February 17, 2018:

Due to an intense snow storm that made for poor track conditions and extremely poor visibility, racing at the Meadowlands and Yonkers Raceway was canceled after a handful of races....read on

Harness Concludes At Northlands

February 17, 2018:

Standardbreds stepped onto the Northlands' track for the last time Saturday, Feb. 17, as the Edmonton oval concluded its final season of harness racing....read on

Buffalo Cancels Saturday

February 17, 2018:

Buffalo Raceway has cancelled racing for Saturday, Feb. 17....read on

SC Rewind: On The Record With Stan

February 17, 2018:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith continues his monthly offering in the "Golden Memories" series. His piece today recalls a time many years ago, long before the age of technology, when one of the great race announcers of the day preserved a bit of history with each and every race he called....read on

2017 Ambassador Deadline Nears

February 17, 2018:

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to the Canadian harness racing community in the past year? Do you know someone who inspires others to get involved in harness racing? Raises awareness? Or promotes our sport to engage new people to come to the races or to get involved?...read on

Rockin Ron Returns In Preferred

February 17, 2018:

Rockin Ron makes his seasonal debut following a lucrative 2017 campaign in the $20,000 Preferred Pace at the Meadowlands on Saturday, Feb. 17....read on

Mandatory Payout On Hawthorne High 5

February 16, 2018:

After carrying over throughout the course of the winter harness meet, the Jackpot High 5 at Hawthorne will have a mandatory payout on Saturday night....read on

Pick 5 Pays $30K At Meadowlands

February 16, 2018:

One lucky horseplayer crushed the Pick 5 at The Meadowlands on Friday night (February 16)....read on

Southwind Jaden Upsets Fraser Foes

February 16, 2018:

Southwind Jaden was a late-closing surprise victor in the featured $12,000 Open Pace at Fraser Downs on Friday night (February 16) for the father-son, training-driving duo of Sanford and Brandon Campbell....read on

Anderson Reaches 3,000 Win Mark

February 16, 2018:

Driver Ryan Anderson, a native of Crete, Illinois, scored his 3,000th victory on Friday night (February 16) at Hawthorne Race Course....read on

Safe From Terror Takes Mares Open

February 16, 2018:

Tepid choice Safe From Terror (Eric Goodell, $5.80), half-sibling to multi-millionaire Foiled Again, was safe from her seven rivals Friday night (February 16), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Ms Mac N Cheese Triples In Preferred

February 16, 2018:

Ms Mac N Cheese notched her third consecutive win on Friday night (February 16) to remain undefeated so far this year in Woodbine Racetrack's $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace....read on

A Delightful Ownership Opportunity

February 16, 2018:

When the phone rings and you're offered the opportunity to purchase a multiple award-winning millionaire pacing mare, you listen....read on

Buffalo Cancels Friday Card

February 16, 2018:

Buffalo Raceway has cancelled racing for Friday, February 16 due to track conditions....read on

Hall Wins O'Briens Handicapping Contest

February 16, 2018:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club would like to congratulate Don Hall of Westchester, NS, for winning the 2017 O’Brien Awards Online Handicapping Contest....read on

OHHA Office Closed For Family Day

February 16, 2018:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association office will be closed on Monday, February 19 and will re-open for normal business hours on Tuesday, February 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m....read on

SC Office Closure Notice

February 16, 2018:

Please note that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed all day on Monday, February 19 in observation of the Family Day holiday....read on

Racing Board Launches Video Series

February 16, 2018:

A compelling video of a racehorse shortly before, during and after a race with an insightful narrative by a Hall of Fame trainer is part of a series of videos produced to show the great care given to racehorses as well as the vigilance of those responsible for ensuring the integrity of horse racing....read on

Goshen Yearling Sale Date Set For 2018

February 16, 2018:

The fourth annual Goshen Yearling Sale has been set for Sunday (Sept. 9) at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, N.Y., just down the road from the Goshen Historic Track, the “Cradle of the Trotter.”...read on

Rural Ontario Institute CEO To Senate

February 16, 2018:

The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) Board of Directors and staff congratulate our CEO, Rob Black, on his appointment to the Senate of Canada....read on

North American Harness Update Schedule

February 16, 2018:

The schedule for "the Internet’s favourite harness racing handicapping show", North American Harness Update, is set for Friday, February 16....read on

Take A 360° Tour Of The Meadowlands

February 16, 2018:

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment has partnered with Metropolitan Area-based 360SiteVisit to give potential visitors and clients the ultimate virtual tour of the East Rutherford racetrack and event space....read on

A Magical First Date At The Track

February 16, 2018:

"Neither one of us knew anything about horses. But we did know we liked them. I just thought it was a good place to take someone on a first date because everything was there for us. Who would have thought this would ever happen?"...read on

No Rust On Kazimoto

February 15, 2018:

Kazimoto made a triumphant return to the races Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack, and that was music to the ears of the longshot players in attendance....read on

Dover Main Event To Major Uptrend

February 15, 2018:

Major Uptrend extended his winning streak to two-in-a-row thanks to an impressive-looking victory in Monday’s $27,500 Preferred-Open at Dover Downs....read on

A Birthday Wish For Dani

February 15, 2018:

Jeff and Janine Gesek were touched when they heard about 10-year-old Dani’s selfless birthday wish....read on

Ray Ellicott Passes

February 15, 2018:

Longtime horseman Ray Ellicott of Raeboro, Ont. passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the age of 88....read on

The Amazing Story Of Manley Stanley

February 15, 2018:

Have you ever heard of a Standardbred racehorse that has lost an eyelid, helped teach school kids, battled through pneumonia and fought hard on the track? No? Well then get to know Manley Stanley....read on

Get To Know Lucas Wallin

February 15, 2018:

With a full year of racing and learning under his belt, 25-year-old Lucas Wallin is looking forward to his second season training his own stable....read on

Flamboro Cancels Thursday Card

February 15, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Flamboro Downs’ program of live racing for tonight (Thursday, February 15) has been cancelled....read on

Meadowlands’ Friday Preview

February 15, 2018:

On Friday, the Meadowlands Racetrack will return with another weekend of live racing. Thirteen races with plenty of entries will populate both the Friday and Saturday cards....read on

Host Tracks Confirmed For 2018 Driving Championships

February 15, 2018:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the host tracks and dates for the 2018 Regional Driving Championships and National Driving Championship which will ultimately determine Canada’s representative to the 2019 World Driving Championship....read on

Super High Five Carryover At $101K

February 15, 2018:

A big wave was created last Saturday (February 10) at the Meadowlands Racetrack when the Early 20-Cent Jackpot Super High Five resulted in a payoff of over $15,000....read on

‘Hard Rock Ottawa’ Details Unveiled

February 15, 2018:

Hard Rock International and the Rideau Carleton Raceway Casino moved forward with plans for phases 2 and 3 of its joint venture, ‘Hard Rock Ottawa.’...read on

Future Of Ajax Downs In The Media

February 15, 2018:

On Wednesday (February 14), the Ontario Ministry of Finance issued a statement explaining that it remains committed to the continued operations of Ajax Downs and Quarter Horse racing in Ontario....read on

Trotters Strut In Pompano Spotlight

February 15, 2018:

Born To Thrive and A TC Queenie won their respective $11,000 co-featured trotting events at Pompano Park on Wednesday night (February 14), and the former pinched through late to score in 1:57 and the latter gamely holding on for a 1:55.2 score....read on

Nancy Matheson Passes

February 15, 2018:

After a tenacious battle with Parkinson’s, Nancy Diane Matheson passed away peacefully with family by her side at the age of 77....read on

Outstanding Groom Loves The Work

February 15, 2018:

From the surprise of being nominated to the thrill of winning, the start of 2018 will certainly be remembered by Chantel Gillis, honoured with the Outstanding Groom Award at the 2017 O'Brien Awards on Saturday, February 3....read on

‘Hannelore’s 2018 Plans Discussed

February 15, 2018:

Mark Weaver, who shares ownership of Hannelore Hanover, has said that the six-year-old world champion mare will not only return to the racetrack in 2018, but she will do so as a mother-in-waiting....read on

Bettorhaveanother Wins Dover Debut

February 14, 2018:

Bettorhaveanother made her first Dover Downs appearance a winning one, overtaking Scandalcious (Jonathan Roberts) at the wire in a 1:51.4 four-horse photo to win the $25,000 Valentine’s Day Mares Open Handicap on Wednesday (Feb. 14). Tim Tetrick and Corey Callahan drove three winners each....read on

Big News For Hanover Raceway

February 14, 2018:

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, Ltd. has entered into a new lease agreement with Hanover Raceway which will bring an expanded gaming floor and additional food and drink offerings to the Ontario racetrack....read on

Willyorwonthe Responds, Upsets

February 14, 2018:

Live cover enabled Willyorwonthe ($25.00) to overcome a second-row start and spring an 11-1 upset over even-money choice Nebraska Jack in Wednesday evening’s (Feb. 14) featured $8,500 Preferred 3 trotting event at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Northlands Nearing Harness Finale

February 14, 2018:

The finish line approaches; the collective memories roll by in waves—one following another evoking a clap dance of history that mistily melt before our eyes and remembrances. Teeming grandstands wild with full throated voices. Big, big rich races like the Stewart Fraser Memorial and even Breeders Crown finals that brought the best pacers in North America to Edmonton....read on


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