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Nogreatmischief Tops At Charlottetown

July 20, 2017:

A first-over attack sealed the deal for Nogreatmischief in the Thursday night (July 20) feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

American Rock Rolls At Plainridge

July 20, 2017:

After being raced from off the pace 11 starts in a row, driver Jim Hardy sent American Rock down the road this week and won gate-to-wire in the $14,000 featured pace at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon (July 20)....read on

Marc Campbell Shines In Truro Stakes

July 20, 2017:

Freshman pacing colts and geldings were showcased on Thursday evening (July 20) at Truro Raceway, and driver Marc Campbell captured three of the five Atlantic Sires Stake events carded at the Nova Scotia oval....read on

Ontario Gold Twinbill At Mohawk

July 20, 2017:

Two-year-old pacing colts and geldings took centre stage at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening (July 20), with a pair of Ontario Sires Stakes Gold events sharing top billing on the 11-race card....read on

Siegelman Scores Five At Monticello

July 20, 2017:

On Thursday afternoon (July 20), Austin Siegelman took advantage of the absence of two of the leading drivers at Monticello Raceway and scored five wins on the afternoon’s card....read on

Barn Bella Reaches In NY Sire Stakes

July 20, 2017:

The sensational filly Barn Bella (Conway Hall) was at it again on Thursday afternoon (July 20) at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

The Definition Of Luck

July 20, 2017:

"I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it"....read on

Jamieson Comments On Sintra

July 20, 2017:

“He’s got speed, he’s got stamina, he’s got talent. When you add in smarts, where he’ll let you drive him how you want, that’s the total package right there. He’s a five-tool baseball player.”...read on

The ‘Big M’ To Celebrate Filion’s Life

July 20, 2017:

The life and career of legendary harness racing driver Hervé Filion will be celebrated Saturday, July 22 at the Meadowlands Racetrack with a series of events to honour the Hall of Famer who passed away last month at the age of 77....read on

Tornado Ends Buffalo Meet Early

July 20, 2017:

Officials with Buffalo Raceway have announced that the track has been forced to cancel the remainder of its 2017 season (and simulcasting) due to a tornado that caused significant damage to the Hamburg, NY area on Thursday, July 20....read on

Douglas Ertel Passes

July 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that horseman Douglas James Ertel, who was in his 70th year, passed away at home, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, July 18....read on

International Moni On The Rebound

July 20, 2017:

“Knock on wood, crossed fingers, whatever you want to say, [International Moni is] doing very well… It seems like he recovered fully.”...read on

Hertlein Scholarship Award Winners

July 20, 2017:

Sandra Kaufman, chairman of the co-sponsored SOA of New York/Yonkers Raceway Scholarship Committee, has announced the winners of the Jo Ann Hertlein Memorial Scholarship Awards....read on

Exhibition Park Qualifiers This Weekend

July 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that a qualifying session will take place this weekend at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

Juveniles To Clash At The ‘Big M’ Friday

July 20, 2017:

This Friday's card at the Meadowlands Racetrack is filled with future stars, as five races dedicated to the popular Kindergarten series for two-year-old pacers and trotters will head postward....read on

Training Closure At Rideau

July 20, 2017:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway have informed Trot Insider that the main track at the Ottawa-area course will be closed for training on Monday, July 24....read on

"As Good As He's Ever Been"

July 20, 2017:

For the trainers of all Adios colts and geldings not named Huntsville, his conditioner, Ray Schnittker, offers a scary report on the status of his Dan Patch Award winner....read on

Sophomore Fillies Star In Grassroots

July 20, 2017:

Driver Trevor Henry guided a pair of three-year-old trotting fillies to Grassroots glory at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday evening (July 19), capturing the second and third of five $15,600 divisions....read on

Record Win Part Of A Parker-Key Double

July 20, 2017:

Trainer Norm Parker and owner/breeder Robert Key had a banner night at Scioto Downs on July 19, winning a pair of four $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes contested for two-year-old trotting fillies....read on

Brown Compares Campbell To Hockey Legend

July 19, 2017:

Canadian Hall of Fame driver Doug Brown said fellow Hall of Famer John Campbell reminds him of hockey legend Bobby Orr. On July 30 at Clinton Raceway, the two will square off one final time in the Legends Day Trot....read on

Quicksilvercandy A Keeps Winning

July 19, 2017:

The old gal just keeps on chugging along. Quicksilvercandy A, a spry 13-year-old mare, won her 13th race of the season and easily took the $16,500 finale for the filly and mare pacers ($8,000-$12,500 category) in the Championship Claiming Series at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (July 19)....read on

Like Clockwork Fastest In Stallion Series

July 19, 2017:

Like Clockwork made a decisive quarter-pole move to the front and rolled to victory in a stake-fastest 1:52.4 in Wednesday’s Pennsylvania Stallion Series for freshman colt and gelding pacers....read on

Barn One's Memory Lives On

July 19, 2017:

It would be difficult to imagine that Ben Wallace could be more connected to another horse than freshman pacing colt Barn One....read on

Sulky Reported Missing At Grand River

July 19, 2017:

A race bike went missing during the Wednesday, July 19 qualifying session at Grand River Raceway....read on

Sintra, ‘Velocity’ To Gerrity Pace

July 19, 2017:

Saratoga Casino Hotel is set to welcome some of North America's finest Standardbred performers for the ninth annual Joe Gerrity Jr. Memorial Free For All Pace on Saturday, July 22....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

July 19, 2017:

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

Nogreatmischief Favoured At Red Shores

July 19, 2017:

Nogreatmischief, who was part of the triactor in the Governor’s Plate consolation, has received morning-line-favourite status for Thursday night (July 21) action at Red Shores, as racing will resume at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Goshen Sale Catalogue, Roster Online

July 19, 2017:

The complete roster and pedigree pages for the third annual Goshen Yearling Sale are now available on the web....read on

Economic Impact Survey Extended

July 19, 2017:

The American Horse Council Foundation (AHCF) announced today that it will be extending the deadline to complete the horse owner and supplier survey to update the National Economic Impact Study to August 18....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

July 19, 2017:

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

Memorabilia Auction Starts Friday

July 19, 2017:

Along with the Roosevelt Raceway Reunion, the Standardbred Retirement Foundation is holding a memorabilia and collectible auction of great harness racing pieces. From Dan Patch to John Campbell, the collection is very broad....read on

Blais Discusses Hurricane Beach

July 19, 2017:

“He’s got the physical (attributes) to be a top horse. But to be a top horse you have to be smart, too. With racing and maturity, I think he’s going to do better. We want to have patience. He has lots of speed that horse. Waiting for him, I think he’s going to get better and better. He’s a nice horse, a big horse, strong and very fast.”...read on

Tell All Longshot Wins At 115-1

July 19, 2017:

The $12,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace was the featured event on the Tuesday, July 18 program at Running Aces, and it produced a record result....read on

'Amateur' Has Been Around The Block

July 19, 2017:

“Racing has always been a family thing. My wife, Helen, was always by my side in the barn, shipping and racing, and my son, Dan Jr., started driving at 17 and is now 55; still driving professionally and still training with me on the farm. Between us we are campaigning six horses this year.”...read on

Meadows Triples Pick 4 Guarantee

July 19, 2017:

The Meadows has tripled — to $15,000 — the total-pool guarantee for its Wednesday, July 19 Pick 4 wager as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

Successful Bring A Friend Weekend

July 19, 2017:

This past weekend Standardbred Canada’s I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club partnered with 12 racetracks across Canada to host the fifth annual Bring A Friend promotion, introducing many new people to the sport!...read on

Requirements For ‘Hambo Day’ Stakes

July 19, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack is requiring that all horses entered in the stakes listed in this notice be stabled at an approved training facility within a 150-mile radius of the Meadowlands or in the stable area at Vernon Downs by 8 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, July 31 and be made available for out of competition testing as requested....read on

Robert ‘Bobby’ Gordon Passes

July 19, 2017:

Respected Prince Edward Island Standardbred breeder Robert ‘Bobby’ Gordon, 80, of Elmsdale, passed away on Friday, July 14 with his loving family by his side....read on

Ariana G: Hambletonian Or Oaks?

July 19, 2017:

“It’s not hyperbole; I believe that she can race with them. I really believe that.”...read on

Georgian Preferred To 'Spider Man'

July 19, 2017:

Spider Man Hanover was no match for the conditioned foes he tackled in his return race on July 1 at Mohawk Racetrack, but he had no problem beating up a group of Preferred 3 pacers during Tuesday’s card of racing at Georgian Downs....read on

Grand Slam For Campbell At Truro

July 19, 2017:

Trainer/driver Marc Campbell took his show on the road to Truro Raceway in Nova Scotia on Tuesday evening, and by the end of the night he’d made four trips to victory lane on the stakes-filled card....read on

Supergirl Riley Shows Super Speed

July 19, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway's Tuesday night (July 18) card played host to the New York Sire Stakes' Bruce Hamilton Trot for two-year-fillies....read on

Maiden-Breakers In Tuesday Grassroots

July 19, 2017:

Mohawk Racetrack hosted the second Grassroots event of the season for the two-year-old trotting colts on Tuesday evening and both Ontario Sires Stakes trophies went home with first time winners....read on

Five Straight For HP Run Like Mom

July 19, 2017:

Before coming to the Hippodrome 3R back on June 20, three-year-old trotting filly HP Run Like Mom was winless in seven starts, never even finishing in the top three....read on

Muscle Hills Dominate At Pocono

July 18, 2017:

Muscle Hill sired three of the five winners in the second-round preliminary of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Tuesday night, including both repeat winners from the first prelim action at The Meadows....read on

Undefeated Sultan Of Cash Prevails

July 18, 2017:

Trainer Roger Hughes Jr. has been waiting a lifetime for Sultan Of Cash, and the two-year-old trotting colt is delivering for Hughes and his family in a big way....read on

Up The Alley Topples Top Trotters

July 18, 2017:

Fresh off a lifetime best 1:52.2 effort at the Meadowlands on Saturday (July 8), Ontario Sired Up The Alley made his first-ever trip to The Ridge and ended the five-race winning streak of Mambo Lindy...read on

Come See The Show Puts One On

July 18, 2017:

Tuesday wasn’t 'Take Your Daughter to Work Day' at The Meadows, but the Sand Tart, a Pennsylvania Sire Stakes event for freshman filly pacers, sure had that feel, as daughters of a pair of harness racing’s most admired champions sparkled in victory....read on

Maynard Hagemeyer Passes

July 18, 2017:

Horseman Maynard F. Hagemeyer, 98, passed away on Sunday, July 16 at his home in Clarksville, Ohio. He passed away in the same room that he was born in on November 22, 1918....read on

Koch Returns To USTA Board

July 18, 2017:

Meadowlands Racetrack Director of Racing Peter Koch officially rejoined the U.S. Trotting Association Board of Directors on Monday, July 17....read on


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