The Standardbred Breeders Association of Pennsylvania proudly congratulates Hanover Shoe Farms for a remarkable achievement: Hanover-breds topped $34 million in earnings in 2021, breaking the all-time, all-breed record (set by Hanover in 2019)!

Our Mission

The mission of Standardbred Breeders Association of Pennsylvania (SBAP) is to represent the united interests of Pennsylvania Standardbred breeders through:

  • Providing effective leadership for the Standardbred breeding industry in Pennsylvania
  • Marketing and promotional activities which will grow the Standardbred breeding industry in Pennsylvania
  • Encouraging governmental action beneficial to the Standardbred breeding industry through active membership participation in the democratic process
  • Lobbying for the recognition of the interests of Pennsylvania Standardbred breeders
  • Monitoring legislation that can potentially impact Pennsylvania Standardbred breeders, both personally and professionally
  • Encouraging a high level of business ethics and presenting a positive public image
  • Soliciting the opinion of Standardbred breeders on the effectiveness of Association planning, management and program design to ensure that breeders’ needs are identified and addressed by the Association’s board of directors


Our latest 30-second television ad helps build our brand and enhance our image, while spotlighting Pennsylvania’s place atop North America’s Standardbred breeding industry.

Produced and directed by Keystone Films, it airs nationally on TVG Network as well as during broadcasts such as the Hambletonian, on CBS Sports Network.  It is also distributed – both broadcast and digitally – throughout the Harrisburg DMA (TV market).

We engaged Keystone Films to produce this video, highlighting the continuing strength of Pennsylvania's Standardbred breeding industry.

Location shoots took place at Hanover Shoe Farms, Diamond Creek Farm, and Vieux Carre Farms.

It is being distributed through our social media channels, and being broadcast on regionally-televised harness racing programs, such as "PA Harness Week."

After not holding the event for 2 years due to the pandemic, Diamond Creek Farm in Wellsville, PA once again held its Open House on June 4, 2022. Keystone Films was on-site to document hundreds of folks enjoying a fun-filled day while also learning about the day-to-day operations at one of the world's top standardbred breeding farms, Diamond Creek!