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Dover Downs Hosts Qualifiers

October 30, 2014:

Long time campaigner Believe This Bob scored the fastest of 11 qualifying races on Wednesday, Oct. 28 morning at Dover Downs....read on

Grey Pacers To Invade Hoosier Park

October 29, 2014:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will feature its $10,000 “Grey Ghost Halloween Pacing Derby” for grey pacers only, in honour of the upcoming Halloween holiday, on Thursday, October 30....read on

Northfield Guarantees Thursday Pick 5

October 29, 2014:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $5,000 Pick 5 total pool guarantee to Thursday’s (October 30) program....read on

Im Blue Too Wins Grey Ghost Pace

October 29, 2014:

It was a dark and grey night -- literally -- at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, as eight grey and roan horses went behind the gate for the annual Grey Ghost and Poltergeist Pace on Wednesday night....read on

Sophomore Filly To Take On Top Mares

October 29, 2014:

Willow Warrior has the talent and the post position but she will need a little luck to knock off the best mares in Atlantic Canadian racing Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Ladys Dude Set Meadows Record

October 29, 2014:

Ladys Dude, Ohio’s champion three-year-old trotter, showed Wednesday at The Meadows that he doesn’t need to take his state with him. He set a track record 1:53.2 while capturing a $12,200 conditioned event for his fourth consecutive victory....read on

McClelland Wins Philadelphia Feature

October 29, 2014:

A field of eight mid-level conditioned pacers lined up behind the starter for the Wednesday feature from Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Kingston Casino Plans Abandoned

October 29, 2014:

On Tuesday, October 28 in the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park, Finance Minister Charles Sousa said that the provincial government will abandon its plans to relocate the Thousand Island Casino from Gananoque to Kingston....read on

Breeders Crown Sets Host Tracks

October 29, 2014:

The Breeders Crown, harness racing’s year-end series, has awarded the 12 annual championship events through 2017 to two longtime partners: the Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Meadowlands Racetrack, along with a new Breeders Crown host track, Hoosier Park in Anderson, Indiana....read on

Sale Of The Meadows Is In Jeopardy

October 29, 2014:

Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. announced in its third-quarter report that its deal to purchase the Meadows is in jeopardy due to a lawsuit the company has filed against the Meadows’ owner, Cannery Casino Resorts....read on

Blooded Horse Sale Catalogue Online

October 29, 2014:

The 67th annual Blooded Horse Fall Sale will offer nearly1,400 horses at the Delaware County Fairgrounds Monday, November 17 through Thursday, November 20....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

October 29, 2014:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its preview for upcoming Grand Circuit races....read on

Woodbine Post Time Change Saturday

October 29, 2014:

Officials with the Woodbine Entertainment Group have issued a reminder to horsepeople and customers that first-race post time for Woodbine Racetrack’s program of live harness racing this Saturday (November 1) has been pushed back to 7:55 p.m....read on

Vernon Draws Fields For Big Stakes Night

October 29, 2014:

Top older mares of both gaits and two-year-old trotters of both sexes will vie for over $800,000 in purses on Vernon Downs’ closing-night card this Saturday (November 1)....read on

Cal Expo Now Racing Sundays

October 29, 2014:

Beginning this week, the trotters and pacers will be in action on Saturday and Sunday nights at Cal Expo....read on

Letter Of Intent Signed In Florida

October 29, 2014:

It has been announced that Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park and the Florida Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association have signed a letter of intent outlining terms of a three-year deal, pending execution by both parties of a final definitive agreement....read on

Harrisburg Sale Starts November 3

October 29, 2014:

The 2014 Standardbred Horse Sales Company Annual Sale will offer 1,896 harness racing horses for public auction at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg from Monday, November 3 through Saturday, November 8....read on

Museum Gift Shop At Harrisburg Sale

October 29, 2014:

The Harness Racing Museum’s Winner’s Circle Gift Shop will be at the Standardbred Horse Sale in Harrisburg, PA, from Monday, November 3 through Saturday, November 8....read on

Post Time Change At Monticello

October 29, 2014:

Beginning Monday, November 3 and continuing throughout the remainder of the year, all first-race post times at Monticello Raceway will be at 12:25 p.m....read on

Town Pro Passes

October 29, 2014:

White Birch Farm’s Farm Manager Steve Williams has informed Trot Insider that multiple O’Brien Award winning mare Town Pro p,3,1:51.4 ($1,229,582) has passed away at the farm at the age of 27....read on

Meadowlands Rewards Program Details

October 29, 2014:

In March of this year, the Meadowlands Racetrack announced that it will begin keeping track of trainer’s entries with the purpose of implementing a rewards program which would go into effect on November 14 of this year....read on

Running Aces Requests 2015 Dates

October 29, 2014:

The Minnesota Racing Commission has announced that it has received 2015 live race day requests from the Running Aces Harness Park and Canterbury Park Holding Corporation....read on

Searching For A Stolen Standardbred

October 29, 2014:

It has been reported that police are searching for a Standardbred that was stolen along with two other horses a few weeks ago....read on

$30K Pick-4 Guarantee Wednesday At Northfield

October 29, 2014:

Officials with Northfield Park have announced the addition of a $30,000 Pick-4 total pool guarantee to the track’s program of live racing on Wednesday, October 29....read on

Fall Four Win Feted In P.E.I.

October 29, 2014:

While there aren't any Maritimers listed on the ownership of Goldsmith Maid upsetter Smexi, her win was certainly cheered loudly on Canada's East coast....read on

Homebreds Sweep Tuesday Preferreds

October 28, 2014:

A pair of Preferred events were contested as part of Tuesday's card at The Raceway at the Western Fair District, and each race was captured by a homebred....read on

Churchill Downs To Manage Saratoga

October 28, 2014:

Saratoga Harness Racing, Inc. (SHRI) and Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) (Nasdaq:CHDN) have signed a definitive purchase agreement wherein CDI will purchase a 25 per cent membership interest in Saratoga Casino Holdings, LLC (SCH) for approximately $30.6 million, to be paid in cash....read on

Brian Sears Gets Career Win 9,000

October 28, 2014:

Brian Sears became the 15th driver in harness racing history to win 9,000 races on Tuesday night at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Cowgirl Hall Strong At The Meadows

October 28, 2014:

Cowgirl Hall endured a brutal first quarter and went on to capture her 13th victory this year in Tuesday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Racing's Stars Head To Hoosier

October 28, 2014:

Harness racing’s richest horse this year, Father Patrick, will look to add to his bankroll when he visits Indiana’s Hoosier Park for Friday’s $230,000 Carl Erskine Trot for three-year-olds....read on

Honouring Cat Manzi

October 28, 2014:

How many harness drivers have been saluted by racetracks where they competed upon their retirement from driving? Few, if any, but Catello ‘Cat’ Manzi was....read on

KY Governor Seeks Tax Clarification

October 28, 2014:

In a recent letter to the United States Treasury, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear urged the federal government to clarify guidelines relating to the calculation of pari-mutuel winnings for tax purposes....read on

Ontario Getting $12 Million Bonus?

October 28, 2014:

A letter issued by the Ontario Racing Commission on Tuesday states that the province's Standardbred racing industry is about to get a substantial infusion to its program...read on

Overview Of 92nd Royal Horse Show

October 28, 2014:

The excitement and action of thrilling equestrian sport returns to the Ricoh Coliseum November 7-16, with the return of the Royal Horse Show, part of the 92nd Royal Agricultural Winter Fair....read on

Lifetime Achievement Award For Gewertz

October 28, 2014:

On Sunday, November 16, accomplished Standardbred owner Ted Gewertz will add another trophy to his wall. That is when he will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Monticello-Goshen chapter of USHWA at the scribes’ 56th annual awards banquet, which will be held at The Fountains on Sands Road in Middletown, NY....read on

Ohio Commission Approves Permits

October 28, 2014:

The Ohio State Racing Commission has announced that it has approved 2015 permit applications at six of seven commercial racetracks in the state and live racing at all of them during its monthly meeting in Columbus on October 24....read on

Shirley Otto Passes

October 28, 2014:

Standardbred owner Shirley L. Otto, 79, of Jefferson, Ohio, passed away on October 16 at her residence surrounded by her loving family following an extended illness....read on

Sunshine Beach To Seelster

October 28, 2014:

Blue Chip Farms, LLC and Seelster Farms, as co-managers of the Stallion are pleased to announce today that Battle of Brandywine winner and World Champion, Sunshine Beach will be standing at Seelster's Lucan, Ont. farm starting with the 2015 breeding season....read on

She's A "Dream Come True"

October 28, 2014:

“She knows that she’s supposed to be first. I always say that’s what makes great horses great –- they know what this is about. She has tons of determination and grit, but she’s smart too. She’s not just out there running on talent. She has a lot of talent, but she’s figured everything out too....read on

Callahan, Davis Seek Title Repeats

October 27, 2014:

Corey Callahan looks for a sixth consecutive leading driver championship while Dylan Davis seeks to repeat his last season title as Dover Downs re-opens for its 46th campaign this Sunday, Nov. 2....read on

Sears On The Cusp Of Milestone Win

October 27, 2014:

Brian Sears began his work night needing six wins to turn over the odometer yet again, and he nearly did just that....read on

Preferred Win For Rock N Roll Legacy

October 27, 2014:

It was straight to the front and four left turns for Rock N Roll Legacy and Bruce Richardson, capturing Monday night's Preferred 3 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair....read on

No Repeats In Second Autumn Leg

October 27, 2014:

Second round action of the Autumn Series got underway Monday night at Woodbine Racetrack and new faces found their way to the winner’s circle....read on

Change To Woodbine Draw Schedule

October 27, 2014:

The Woodbine race office would like to advise horsepeople of a change to the draw schedule for the Woodbine Fall/Winter meet....read on

You Might Believe In Magic Now

October 27, 2014:

Dead last heading into the final turn, Doubelieveinmagic unleashed a wide rally through the lane that carried her to victory in Monday’s $15,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred Pace at The Meadows....read on

Bettors Delight To Ontario

October 27, 2014:

Blue Chip Farms and the Bettors Delight Syndicate are excited to announce the stallion's migration back to Canada....read on

Ken Carmichael Passes

October 27, 2014:

Longtime horseman Ken Carmichael, who worked for trainer William ‘Bill’ Wellwood for over 20 years, passed away peacefully with his daughters by his side on Saturday, October 25 at the Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital....read on

Temporary Restraining Order In NJ

October 27, 2014:

On Friday, October 24, a federal judge in the United States issued a temporary restraining order in favour of major sporting associations in relation to the legalization of sports wagering in the state of New Jersey....read on

Donald Conrad Passes

October 27, 2014:

Donald E. “Donnie” Conrad, 66, of Corydon, Indiana, died Saturday, October 25, 2014, at University of Louisville Hospital....read on

Siren Required For Ontario Tracks

October 27, 2014:

The board of the Ontario Racing Commission has announced that it has approved revisions and new rules directing all Standardbred racetracks to upgrade their emergency warning light systems to now include a siren....read on


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