Ontario- Sired, Watch My Luck, Sets Century Record

The Marjorie Dumont-trained sisters Watch My Luck and Tajmeallover dominated Alberta’s top distaffers with another 1-2 finish in Saturday afternoon’s $9,500 Open — this time in a track record performance. Watch My Luck, in rein to catch-driver Jim Marino, held off Tajmeallover and J.F. Gagne in a photo finish to set a new track record […] Read more »

‘The Thrill of Winning’ Commercial For Ontario Standardbred Racing Is Out

  A new commercial showcasing harness racing is now airing in Ontario and available for viewing online. The commercial, titled The Thrill of Winning, is a collaborative effort between the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and Ontario Racing (OR). Trot Insider previously spoke with the creators about the production of the ad, which was […] Read more »

Updates From Ontario Racing

  Ontario Racing has sent out its newsletter for May, which discusses a compliance update regarding the Ontario Resident Mare Program; the announcement of a review of the Horse Improvement Program; an update on the Director-at-Large application process; and that OR has participated in AGCO Officiating and Equine Drug Program Working Groups. ONTARIO RESIDENT MARE […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Greystone Ladylike, Wires London Mares

Jim and Jean Caddey’s homebred pacing mare Greystone Ladylike was a trendy wire-to-wire winner in Wednesday evening’s early feature, the $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Pace, at The Raceway at the Western Fair District. Returning to the races after more than a month off, Greystone Ladylike led through fractions of :27.3, :57.2 and 1:25.3 […] Read more »

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Names Historic Mare ‘Modesty’ as 2017 Legend Honouree

  May 17, 2017 – In this the 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing in Canada, the CHRHF Legends Committee unanimously named a mare called Modesty who won the first advertised and reported horse race on Canadian soil, as the 2017 Legend Honouree. The official unveiling of the display panel for Modesty, who won the historic […] Read more »