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Roaring To Go Sets Track Record

July 28, 2016:

Roaring To Go (by Art Major) set a new track record for freshman fillies in the New York Sire Stakes at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Wednesday night (July 27)....read on

Valstad Returning To Norway

July 27, 2016:

On July 16, 2016, Georgian Downs celebrated families and the midpoint of the Racing Under Saddle Ontario season with a $5,000 RUS handicap race, however, Norwegian native Marit Valstad marked the end of a special chapter of her life on that night....read on

Preferred Pair Shine At Grand River

July 27, 2016:

Lyons Again and Russian Kisses shared the spotlight at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday evening (July 27), each scoring wins in their respective $7,500 Preferred 3 assignments....read on

Vla Faire Prevails In Cavalry Charge

July 27, 2016:

Despite consistent performances most of the summer, Vla Faire was lightly regarded and sent off at 5-1 when the windows closed. But she made a believer of those who backed her as she came from off the pace to beat three others by a nose in the $9,500 Mares Open Pace at Batavia Downs on Wednesday (July 27)....read on

Inverness Gathering Pace To 'Dancenart'

July 27, 2016:

Four-year-old pacing mare Woodmere Dancenart and trainer/drive Clare MacDonald pulled off a mild 7-1 upset as they beat the boys in the $950 Inverness Gathering Pace on Wednesday evening (July 27) at Inverness Raceway....read on

Harrington Set For Governor's Day Card

July 27, 2016:

Nearly $600,000 in total purses will be at stake on Harrington Raceway’s richest program of the season on Thursday (July 28), the annual Governor’s Day program at the Delaware State Fair....read on

Starcastic To Shed Bridesmaid Status?

July 27, 2016:

Always a bridesmaid, never a bride has been the story of Starcastic’s 2016 season, but that could all change in the Thursday evening (July 28) feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Thursday's 'Post Time' Preview

July 27, 2016:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by Bet America has a fantastic program lined up for Thursday (July 28) at 7 p.m. Eastern....read on

Meadowlands Calling On Hambo Trainers

July 27, 2016:

The Meadowlands is calling on horsemen to help bring harness racing fans behind the scenes....read on

Association Sponsors 'Best In Show'

July 27, 2016:

Since its inception in 1990, the Industry Day celebration at Grand River Raceway has been enthusiastically supported by the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA)....read on

Top 10 Adios Performances

July 27, 2016:

The Delvin Miller Adios ‘Pace for the Orchids’ has provided harness racing fans with five decades of excitement, as it has showcased champions that have paced into history bearing the blanket of orchids which is bestowed to the winner....read on

Adios Drivers Finalized

July 27, 2016:

Driving assignments have been finalized for Saturday’s $400,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios ‘Pace for the Orchids’ at The Meadows....read on

Application To Develop Greenwood

July 27, 2016:

Global live entertainment leader Live Nation has submitted an application to the City of Toronto that outlines a proposal for Champions Greenwood, which is located at the premises of the former Greenwood Raceway, to undergo and alteration that would see a live event venue to be introduced to the eastern Toronto OTB location....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

July 27, 2016:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly story that recaps and previews Grand Circuit races....read on

State-Bred Action At Running Aces

July 27, 2016:

Minnesota-sired action continued on Tuesday, July 26 at Running Aces....read on

Big M’s ‘High Five’ Wagers Discontinued

July 27, 2016:

Just four racing dates remain in the Meadowlands Racetrack’s championship meet. Both of the track's ‘jackpots’ have recently paid out. That being the case, officials with the Meadowlands have announced that the track will discontinue both its early and late Jackpot Super High Five wagers for the duration of the meet....read on

Wayne Yontz Passes

July 27, 2016:

Indiana horseman Wayne M. Yontz passed away last month (on June 18) at IU Health Goshen Hospital. He was 74....read on

Pick 5 Carryover At Yonkers

July 27, 2016:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have announced that there will be a $1,205.68 Pick 5 carryover heading into the track’s card of live racing that is scheduled for Thursday (July 28)....read on

S-Bred Trainer’s Two-Year Ban Quashed

July 27, 2016:

A Supreme Court has ruled that a two-year ban that was recently handed to a Standardbred trainer has been reversed due to a lack of impartiality of an official with a high rank in the racing commission....read on

The Heart Of A Champion

July 27, 2016:

"(She) shined a light on harness racing itself. That’s why Odie had such a backing. It wasn’t big-time owners or trainers. It was that kind of hope and inspirational piece."....read on

Bring A Friend Photo Poll Open

July 27, 2016:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received several photos for July’s Zoom Challenge ‘Friends at the Races’. Contest officials chose the three finalists, now it’s up to you to select the winner!...read on

Miller Manufactures Pocono Upsets

July 26, 2016:

Driver Marcus Miller, eastern Pennsylvania’s 'King Of The Longshots' for the last couple of years, had had four $50+ winners at the current meet at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and he was in sole possession of the lead in that category until Tom Jackson drove a pair of longshots back to Victory Lane last night to equal Miller for the meet high at four....read on

McClure Sweeps Georgian Preferreds

July 26, 2016:

In Secret ran out of racetrack when he stormed home to finish a bang-up fourth in last Tuesday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 Trot at Georgian Downs, but he arrived on time to take home bragging rights in this week’s edition of the top class for trotters....read on

Six Straight For Holiday Party

July 26, 2016:

After grinding it out to the lead by the opening quarter mile, it was a piece of cake for the trotter Holiday Party, who went on to post his sixth straight victory with an easy romp at the Hippodrome 3R Tuesday....read on

She’s ‘Stylish’ And Still Undefeated

July 26, 2016:

Stylish Beachwear only made one start as a rookie, and it was a winning one. She’s now two starts into her sophomore season and she’s racked up a pair of wins in as many tries to remain undefeated for trainer/co-owner Mark Steacy....read on

Northfield Hosts Summit Country Fair

July 26, 2016:

This Saturday evening, Northfield Park hosts the 2016 Summit County Fair Stakes. Buckeye-bred youngsters will compete for approximately $115,000 in total purses over 16 races on the evening card....read on

Henry Hopes Tinkering Does The Trick

July 26, 2016:

Grand River Raceway’s Fun and Frivolity Friday Night will be even more entertaining this week as the Elora oval hosts three divisions of Grassroots action for the two-year-old trotting fillies and the Ontario Sires Stakes 'Be A Winner' contest....read on

Familiar Faces In Dream Of Glory

July 26, 2016:

Saturday evening marks the highlight of the Hanover Raceway season as the half-mile oval plays host to the 15th annual Dream Of Glory Trot....read on

Meadows Repeat For She Wore Red

July 26, 2016:

She Wore Red moved three wide into the final turn and rolled home to score in a career-best 1:53.2 — her second straight victory — in Tuesday’s $22,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Brown On Slots At Racetracks Program

July 26, 2016:

Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Leader Patrick Brown has made comments in regard to the former Slots at Racetracks Program. A provincial election is less than two years away, but Brown still took the opportunity to engage the subject this week....read on

The AGCO Wants To Hear From You

July 26, 2016:

The Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario has announced that it wants to hear from members of the province’s horse racing industry....read on

Burke Provides Update On ‘Frank’

July 26, 2016:

Conditioner Ron Burke has said that he trained Southwind Frank on Tuesday morning (July 26) in advance of Saturday’s Reynolds Memorial Stakes at the Meadowlands Racetrack. He has provided an update on his trotting star as the Hambletonian inches closer and closer....read on

Thomas Horner Passes

July 26, 2016:

Horseman Thomas E. Horner, 83, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away on Friday, July 22....read on

Summer Mixed Sale Updates Posted

July 26, 2016:

Anchored by a strong middle market that offers ‘something for everyone,’ the Meadowlands Summer Mixed Sale is set to get underway this Sunday (July 31) at noon in the racetrack’s back paddock....read on

Support The Industry-Day Garage Sale

July 26, 2016:

Grand River Raceway is still inviting donations of items for the Industry Day Garage Sale on August 1. All sales benefit the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society....read on

Adios Post Positions Drawn

July 26, 2016:

Post positions have been drawn for Saturday’s $400,000 final of the 50th edition of the Delvin Miller Adios ‘Pace for the Orchids’ at The Meadows....read on

Traceur Hanover Continues To Prep

July 26, 2016:

Traceur Hanover continued to prep for his 2016 season during Mohawk Racetrack’s Tuesday, July 26 qualifying session, as the four-year-old son of Western Ideal faced the starting gate for trainer Richard Moreau and driver Sylvain Filion....read on

Woodstock Monday Box Left Open

July 26, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the entry box for the Monday, August 1 program of racing at Woodstock Raceway in New Brunswick has been left open....read on

Win Tickets To Hall Of Fame Gala

July 26, 2016:

Have you always wanted to attend the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Gala? Here is your chance....read on

Caretaker Of The Meet Named

July 26, 2016:

The Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey has announced that this year’s Caretaker of the Meet at the Meadowlands Racetrack is Natalie Svensson....read on

Goshen Sale Catalogue, Roster Available

July 26, 2016:

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

Post Time Change At Truro

July 26, 2016:

Officials with the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission have informed Trot Insider of post time changes for an August program of live racing at Truro Raceway....read on

Buffalo Handle Up Three Per Cent

July 26, 2016:

Buffalo Raceway’s 2016 season is now in the books, and the track showed an increase of three per cent on the daily handle for its 88-day campaign....read on

The Magic Behind Every Champion

July 26, 2016:

What separates the victorious athlete from thousands of other well-bred, impeccably trained and appropriately managed athletes, who fail to live up to expectations?...read on / continuer à lire

The Turning Point For Ben Wallace

July 26, 2016:

“He worked his way right up to the highest claimer on the grounds, which was a $9,000-$11,000 pace....I think the horse was sold and I think he was sold for around $12,000 or $15,000, which was outstanding. I thought, ‘Why would I go back to school?’ As they say, the rest is history.”...read on

‘Speedster’ Strikes Gold Again

July 26, 2016:

Three divisions of two-year-old trotting colts and geldings chased some serious cash during Monday’s 10-race card at Mohawk Racetrack, as the Campbellville oval hosted another round of the OSS Gold Series....read on

Freshman Fillies Impress At Batavia

July 26, 2016:

Local racing fans turned out in healthy numbers on opening night at Batavia Downs on Monday to watch three $37,267 divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies and they were treated to some very exciting finishes....read on

Jackson Lights It Up At Pocono

July 25, 2016:

Veteran driver Tom Jackson, a winner of over 3,000 races lifetime, lit up the tote board twice within an hour in 'sloppy' going Monday night at Mohegan Sun Pocono, bringing home Con Air Hall in the third race and Papiamento three races later....read on

Holiday Party Shoots For Six Pack

July 25, 2016:

Harness racing trainer Dany Fontaine certainly has his work cut out for him on Tuesday night at the Hippodrome 3R as he will be starting four horses, nearly half the field, in the Breeders Cup Series for three-year-old trotters....read on

Stage Set For Industry Day Battles

July 25, 2016:

A five-pack of eliminations - a pair for the Battle Of Waterloo and a trio of tilts for the Battle Of The Belles - was contested Monday evening at Grand River Raceway, and as a result the stage is now set for those Industry Day finals....read on


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