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Maching Me Zilly Digs Deep

June 20, 2018:

Maching Me Zilly and Lifetime Trust slugged it out through the stretch of the $17,000 pacing feature for distaffs on Wednesday afternoon (June 20) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, and in the end, the first-over Maching Me Zilly found the reserves to keep her rival at bay late in a lifetime best of 1:52.2....read on

Faces Of Racing: Melanie Leblanc

June 20, 2018:

Leading up to the National Caretaker Appreciation Day event in July, Standardbred Canada will be profiling caretakers from across the country in our Faces of Racing series....read on

Reflections On A Big ‘Cup’ Win

June 20, 2018:

“(At the top of the stretch) I was still pretty confident; Montrell hadn’t urged him. When he popped the plugs, it was over.”...read on

Getting Patriotic In Indiana

June 20, 2018:

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville and Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson are set to host two of the largest, free patriotic celebrations in Indiana....read on

All Targets On Freddie

June 20, 2018:

A field of seven top trotters will line up Thursday evening (June 21) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park, and six of them will attempt to knock off the heavily favoured Freddie and his record setting driver....read on

Suttie Retiring From The CPMA

June 20, 2018:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has announced that its executive director, Steve Suttie, will be retiring at the end of the month....read on

Don Schmiedge Passes

June 20, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Don Schmiedge of Davidson, Sask. passed away on Monday, June 11 at the age of 74....read on

CPMA: How Well Are We Doing?

June 20, 2018:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency would like feedback in regard to how well it is doing when it comes to deterring the use of prohibited substances in Canadian horse racing....read on

Juveniles Speed Over Pocono

June 20, 2018:

Two-year-olds put forth some impressive speed Wednesday morning (June 20) during qualifying action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

June 20, 2018:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have sent out a preview of the upcoming edition of the show....read on

Historic Track Still Going Strong

June 20, 2018:

Goshen Historic Track, where it all started and where it still is today, is prepping for its 182nd season of live harness racing, and 2018 will be the 108th year of Grand Circuit Racing at ‘The Cradle of the Trotter.’...read on

Hannelore Hanover Tops First Fan Poll

June 20, 2018:

Fans this week were given the opportunity to vote on the Top 10 horses in the sport in a manner similar to the weekly Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll....read on

Entries Wanted: Century's Saturday Entry Box Extended To Thursday

June 20, 2018:

The deadline for entries for Saturday's card of harness racing at Century Downs has been extended to 9:00 a.m (MST) tomorrow, Thursday, June 21....read on

Choose The Ben Hur Cup ‘Wager’

June 20, 2018:

This Sunday (June 24), Hippodrome 3R will host its inaugural Ben Hur Cup driver challenge, which will pit two reinsmen against each other in eight races....read on

‘Big M’ Wine Festival Saturday

June 20, 2018:

On Saturday, June 23, the wine will flow at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment for the Summer Wine Festival....read on

Stepping Up For Injured Horsewoman

June 20, 2018:

After a jogging accident led to serious head injuries, the Canadian harness racing industry is stepping up to help a well known horsewoman....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

June 20, 2018:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

‘Mysti’ Marvels At Running Aces

June 20, 2018:

On Tuesday (June 19) at Running Aces, the Margaret Audley-trained and James Yoder-driven Gold Star Mysti ($3.20) captured the $13,000 Open Handicap for pacing mares from Post 5 with a gate-to-wire performance in 1:51.4 for Gold Star Farm....read on

Mike MacDonald Passes; Arrangements Set

June 20, 2018:

Mike MacDonald, one the most revered horsemen in Atlantic Canada and considered by many to be the greatest Gold Cup & Saucer driver in the race's history, passed away on Tuesday (June 19) at the age of 70....read on

Canada's 2018 Fair Race Dates

June 20, 2018:

The list of tracks in Canada hosting fair races in 2018 is now available online....read on

Kawartha Extends Schoolers Into July

June 20, 2018:

Officials with Kawartha Downs wish to advise horsepeople that, due to overwhelming demand, schoolers have been extended through this week and into July....read on

Wrenn Notches 10,000th Driving Win

June 20, 2018:

Driver Peter Wrenn joined elite company as he became the 14th driver in harness racing history to reach 10,000 driving wins career on Tuesday, June 19 at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Yonkers' Racing Schedule Altered

June 19, 2018:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have issued notice that the track has altered its upcoming schedule of live racing....read on

Regil Elektra Edges To Victory

June 19, 2018:

The eight-year-old Mach Three mare Regil Elektra showed the qualities that have enabled her to become a racetrack millionaire, overcoming a 25-day layoff and a first-over trip to take the $14,000 featured pace for mares Tuesday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Big Mile From Will Take Charge

June 19, 2018:

Will Take Charge stormed home to win the $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park Tuesday, June 19 in 1:51.3 for driver Jody Jamieson and trainer Jeff Gillis....read on

Howmacfiesty Flies To Preferred Win

June 19, 2018:

Closing from third over, Howmacfiesty launched a wide bid through the stretch to catch pacesetter Kiwi Focus N and win the $8,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace at Georgian Downs by three-quarters lengths in 1:55.1....read on

Scioto Hosts Pro-Am Competition

June 19, 2018:

In late February, the initial Pro-Am Competition was staged at Pompano Park, and on Tuesday, June 19 at Scioto Downs, the second edition of the challenge where the amateur drivers competed in races with and against some of the industry's top reinsmen was showcased....read on

Fox Valley Charm Rebounds At Meadows

June 19, 2018:

Fox Valley Charm, who dominated The Meadows’ elite distaff pacers earlier this spring, returned to her winning ways in the $20,000 Preferred Handicap Tuesday, June 19 with a victory for Tony Hall in 1:50.2, a career best. It was one of five wins for Hall on the 13-race card....read on

Western Stepp Sprints To Lifetime Best

June 19, 2018:

Western Stepp was in a league of her own Tuesday, June 19 as she routed her foes in the $14,000 Winners-Over Handicap for fillies and mares at Plainridge Park....read on

Mcwicked Making An Impression

June 19, 2018:

Not many male pacers have won Dan Patch awards at ages two or three and returned to capture another trophy against older horses. Mcwicked is hoping to add his name to the list....read on

Centre Wellington Derbies Start June 29

June 19, 2018:

This summer, the residents of Centre Wellington will head to Grand River Raceway bearing their postal codes with pride as they compete for $3,000 in prizes and bragging rights as the champions of Centre Wellington Derby Nights....read on

GRAS Awards Grants

June 19, 2018:

The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) has announced the recipients of this year’s Community Mini Grant program supporting projects related to agriculture and the environment....read on

Youngsters Impress At Harrah’s Philly

June 19, 2018:

The fastest two-year-old trotter and pacer over a five-eighths-mile track in 2018, based on reported records at the start of the day, were both on display during the morning session for two-year-olds on Tuesday (June 19) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Roy’s Big Win Is Sinking In

June 19, 2018:

“In the moment, (the impact of winning a big stakes race) doesn’t really sink in. I find you appreciate it more the next day...and the days after that. Stakes racing is a different style, and it’s the area where I’ve learned the most in the last year.”...read on

David Leblanc St-Pierre Passes

June 19, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred groom David Leblanc St-Pierre, the son of trainer Denis St-Pierre, passed away on Saturday, June 9 at the age of 30....read on

Horse Owner, Decades In The Making

June 19, 2018:

“The idea (of horse ownership) just kind of came to me randomly… It’s been something I’ve always wanted to do. It was a line on my bucket list to be crossed off. That’s all I wanted to do was get into the winner’s circle one time; that was my main goal.”...read on

Road To The Hambletonian (Vol. 5)

June 19, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has released the fifth installment of its ‘Road to the Hambletonian,’ and a new leader now sits atop the poll....read on

Amateurs Spar At Grand River

June 19, 2018:

On Monday (June 18) at Grand River Raceway, Majestic Mystic ($9.10) and reinsman Fred Bourgault posted a five and a quarter-length victory in 2:00.4 during CKG Billings Amateur Driving Series action despite broken equipment....read on

Sire Stakes Fillies To Yonkers Thursday

June 19, 2018:

The New York Sire Stakes will return downstate Thursday night (June 21), as Yonkers Raceway will host the Art Watson Pace for three-year-old fillies....read on

Streaker Making Way Up S-Bred Poll

June 19, 2018:

The fourth installment of the 2018 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll has been released, and a streaker has made a move for the top spot....read on

Rapid Fire With The WRDC Drivers

June 19, 2018:

In preparation for this Saturday’s Western Regional Driving Championship at Century Downs Racetrack & Casino, the competing drivers took part in a Rapid Fire Round of questions to provide you with Everything you wanted to know about the Western drivers but were too afraid to ask!...read on

Pompano Auction Details Announced

June 19, 2018:

It has been announced that a two-day auction will soon be taking place at Pompano Park, and organizers with the undertaking have unveiled full details....read on

Brian Kempton Passes

June 19, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Flamboro Downs-area trainer Brian Kempton passed away at the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Grimsby, Ont. this past Saturday (June 16) at the age of 71....read on

Sire Stakes Juveniles To Buffalo

June 19, 2018:

They have to start somewhere, and it will be Wednesday night (June 20) when the two-year-old pacing fillies begin their racing careers in earnest with a date in the New York Sire Stakes at Buffalo Raceway....read on

Qualifier Organizers Say ‘Thanks’

June 19, 2018:

Gaitway Farms and the SBOANJ would like to thank all the trainers, drivers, and grooms that participated in the last three weeks of qualifiers at Gaitway Farms....read on

Why What We Do Now Is So Important

June 19, 2018:

"Earning money in this industry is tough. We all are very aware that horse racing needs to grow and expand as an industry. But how? "....read on

Make It Five Straight For ‘Fern’

June 18, 2018:

The public was ‘bang on’ when it came to its assessment of the who the horse to beat was in Monday’s ninth race at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Three Straight For Unbeamlievable

June 18, 2018:

Pacing mare Unbeamlieveable is now three-for-three for owner Gilbert Garcia-Owen and trainer/father Gilbert Garcia-Herrera after a recent claim...read on

Preferred Upset For Terra Cotta Lad

June 18, 2018:

Terra Cotta Lad didn’t get a lot of pari-mutuel support in Monday’s $8,500 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers at Grand River Raceway, but that didn’t stop him from finding his way to victory lane in the seven-horse affair....read on

Appellate Swoops For 'Team Campbell'

June 18, 2018:

Appellate was in no hurry in the early stages of Monday’s $9,000 Open Pace at Century Downs, but the same didn’t apply to the way he performed in the closing strides....read on


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