“What It Takes To Breed Racehorses For A Living’ By Caroline Thornton

  “As the racing industry struggles to reinvent itself in Ontario, one of the groups hit hardest has been the breeders. Few people in the industry actually understand what the breeders do, and how the recent changes have affected them.” In the August issue of Trot Magazine, breeder Caroline Thornton provided a personal account of […] Read more »

‘Bring A Friend’ Challenge A Huge Success All Across Canada

Thanks to the efforts of several hundred industry participants, hundreds of new people were introduced to harness racing during this past weekend’s Bring A Friend National Challenge. The three-day event was coordinated by Standardbred Canada in partnership with 12 racetracks across the country. The weekend was deemed a success thanks to the efforts of SC […] Read more »

Thankyoukessel, Trots in 1.57.1, New Track Record

  Thankyoukessel and driver Mike Saftic set a new track record at Grand River Raceway for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings with a 1:57.1 triumph in a $105,000 Gold division of the Ontario Sires Stakes on Friday night. Thankyoukessel shaved one-fifth of a second off the divisional track record, which was established by OSS graduate […] Read more »