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Racing Under Saddle

Racing Under Saddle


RUS Ontario is a group of Standardbred horse racing participants, breeders, and fans of Racing Under Saddle. RUS is famously known as ‘Trot Monté’ racing, a hybrid of harness and thoroughbred racing, that has gained popularity in Europe.

The sport takes Standardbred horses, a breed more popular for racing with a sulky (race bike) and a driver, and puts a rider and saddle on top! RUS Ontario is an exciting addition to the North American racing scene. Mostly raced overseas, pari-mutuel wagering was introduced to Canada in 2014. The first wagering race in North America took place at Clinton Raceway in 2014.

RUS Ontario aims to continue to grow and be an exciting addition to the Canadian racing industry!

For more information, visit the RUS website at
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