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BC Stakes Payments Due May 1

April 26, 2018:

Please be aware that notices have been sent out in regard to BC stakes payments that are due this coming Tuesday (May 1)....read on

EquiMania! Gives Thanks

April 26, 2018:

EquiMania! would like to extend a sincere thank-you to the organizers, supporters, sponsors, volunteers and the attendees at the Can-Am Equine Expo in Markham, Ont....read on

As Consistent As They Come

April 26, 2018:

If there were an award for consistency and reliability in the broodmare ranks, it would undoubtedly go to the Hanover Shoe Farms-owned matron Triplet Hanover....read on

Draw Results Now Online

April 26, 2018:

Officials in the race office at Woodbine Mohawk Park have informed Trot Insider that the draw results for Sunday’s program at Rideau Carleton Raceway and Monday’s card at Woodbine Mohawk Park are now available online....read on

Blue Note To Take On Solid Cast

April 26, 2018:

A strong case can be made for several of the pacing fillies and mares in this Saturday night’s $3,400 main event at Cal Expo, as Blue Note, Getter Queen Flush and Moonshinenmonkeys are scheduled to be among the major players....read on

Mary Jane Bernier Chester Passes

April 26, 2018:

It has been announced that former harness racing industry official Mary Jane Bernier Chester passed away on April 17 at the age of 75....read on

Toronto Approves Expanded Gaming At Woodbine Racetrack

April 26, 2018:

Toronto City Council has approved expanded gaming at Woodbine Racetrack by a vote of 26 to 15....read on

Colonial Downs Sold

April 26, 2018:

Revolutionary Racing and its partner, Peninsula Pacific, have purchased shuttered Virginia raceway Colonial Downs, and it is expected that live racing will return to the facility in the future....read on

WHHC Last-Chance Qualifier Tonight

April 26, 2018:

It has been announced that a last-chance qualifier for this weekend’s World Harness Handicapping Championship will take place this evening (Thursday, April 26) and four spots will be up for grabs....read on

Handicapping Championship Saturday

April 26, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack’s ‘Championship Meet’ doesn’t get underway until the first Friday in May, but there is a championship of another kind on the line at the ‘Big M’ this Saturday (April 28), as harness handicappers will shoot for a total prize pool of $75,000 in the World Harness Handicapping Championship, presented by DerbyWars.com....read on

Veteran Is Grinding For Glory

April 26, 2018:

He’s won only a single small stakes event, and he’s battled back from a heart ailment that forced him into temporary retirement. Yet Saturday at The Meadows, Doctor RJ will have a chance to grind into a bit of harness racing glory....read on

‘Derby Day’ At The ‘Big M’

April 26, 2018:

On Saturday, May 5, join Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment for an exciting day and night of simulcast and live racing action, including the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs....read on

ASBA Annual General Meeting Reminder

April 26, 2018:

Officials with the Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association would like to remind horsemen of the organization’s upcoming annual general meeting....read on

Malabrigo Comes Home To PEI

April 26, 2018:

In 2012, three-year-old pacing filly Malabrigo was the talk of more than just the Maritimes after winning all 16 of her sophomore starts and helping lift trainer-driver Marc Campbell to the national spotlight. More than five years after that award-winning season, Malabrigo is back with Campbell and it's like she never left....read on

Georgian Gearing Up For 2018 Meet

April 26, 2018:

With the 2018 racing season at Georgian Downs fast approaching, officials with Georgian Downs would like to share some important information and changes to the upcoming season....read on

Royal Becca J Prevails At Harrington

April 25, 2018:

James Moore III’s Royal Becca J ($4.40, Jack Parker Jr.) was a 1:56 winner in the $16,000 Open Trot Wednesday (April 25) at Harrington Raceway....read on

Ariana G Will Be Dangerous

April 25, 2018:

If trainer Jimmy Takter has an accurate assessment of trotting mare Ariana G, there will be plenty of tears left to cry for her competition in the older trotting ranks this year....read on

PEISHOA General Meeting Announced

April 25, 2018:

The annual general meeting of the Prince Edward Island Standardbred Horse Owners Association will be held Wednesday, May 9....read on

All Out Henry Duels, Edges Clear

April 25, 2018:

A second-row start and 6-5 favourite Star Photo proved no trouble for All Out Henry ($12.90), who answered both challenges en route to a win in the featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot on Wednesday night (April 25) at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Buffalo Buzzer Beater For Hey Kobe

April 25, 2018:

A better draw, an easier level and a perfect pocket trip were the ingredients for Hey Kobe, as she cooked up a victory in Buffalo Raceway's featured $8,400 pace on Wednesday night (April 25) in a seasonal best 1:56.3 over a 'sloppy' track....read on

Blue Bonnets Demolition Imminent

April 25, 2018:

The days of a legendary harness racing venue are numbered, as the city of Montréal prepares to move forward with the demolition of the decaying Blue Bonnets racetrack....read on

'Mike And Mike' Thursday Preview

April 25, 2018:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by BetAmerica, is excited to announce their line-up for Thursday morning (April 26) at 10:30 a.m. Eastern. They will be joined by Jonas Czernyson of Team JC Stables; John Vernags, winner of the 2018 George Morton Levy Bracket Buster Contest; Pete Medhurst, the announcer at Rosecroft Raceway; and Matt Zuccarello and Charlie Longo of Winners Circle Ownership Group....read on

Grand Circuit Moves To Freehold

April 25, 2018:

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

Richard Set For 3R Opening

April 25, 2018:

Last year at the Hippodrome 3R, it was a breakout season for harness racing trainer Francis Richard, and the 27-year-old is looking forward to another big season in 2018....read on

Dali Mare ‘Delights’ In Pennsylvania

April 25, 2018:

After having been sent off as the post-time choice from the seven-hole, the Gilbert Garcia-Herrera-trained and George Napolitano Jr.-driven Dali Delight ($4.80) captured the $17,000 featured mares pace at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Wednesday (April 25)....read on

OHHA Calls Information Meeting

April 25, 2018:

Officials with the Ontario Harness Horse Association have announced the details of an upcoming information meeting....read on

Anita Ponton Passes

April 25, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred horse owner Anita Ponton, the former Blue Bonnets paddock judge that was the wife of longtime trainer Roger Ponton, has passed away at the age of 86....read on

Keep An Eye On Your Horse With A.I.

April 25, 2018:

It has been announced that a world-class show jumping rider recently made a notable investment in a product that utilizes artificial intelligence to monitor the well-being of horses....read on

Clouthier Sr., McMahon Named Legend Honourees

April 25, 2018:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has announced that Hector Clouthier Sr. and Frank McMahon are the CHRHF Legend Honourees for 2018....read on

Friday Race To Pay Tribute To Breed

April 25, 2018:

Friday night’s Kirk Breed Pace at Cal Expo is named for the man who was the executive director of the California Horse Racing Board and previously served as a board member and general manager of the state fair at Cal Expo....read on

Talk About A Legendary First Drive

April 25, 2018:

“If you like the sport, you want to try it (driving) at least one time. You can train for so long, but you watch them out on the track (in races) and you want to get a chance to try it for yourself.”...read on

Brief Summerside Closure Upcoming

April 25, 2018:

Trot Insider has been informed that the track at Summerside Raceway will soon be inaccessible for a short time period....read on

‘Big M’ Meet To Be Jammed With Fun

April 25, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will kick off its Championship Meet on Friday, May 4, and it will run through Hambletonian Day (Saturday, August 4)....read on

Gelding Loves His Second Career

April 25, 2018:

“I am thrilled that there are programs like New Vocations that are there to give retired racehorses opportunities after they are done racing... Kashability always gave my family and I everything he could, no matter what, both on and off the track.”...read on

USHWA’s Florida Chapter Debuts Website

April 25, 2018:

The Florida chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association has debuted its new website....read on

Hoosier Park’s 2018 Summer Concert Lineup

April 25, 2018:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has officially announced its 2018 ‘Epic Summer of Music’ lineup....read on

Running Aces Gearing Up For Meet

April 25, 2018:

Officials with Running Aces have finalized the track’s 2018 stall allocations, and horsepeople may now access the list of stall and barn assignments....read on

London City Council Votes In Favour Of Gaming Expansion

April 25, 2018:

On Tuesday (April 24), London City Council voted 9-5 in favour of expanded gambling in London, Ont., and also stated its preference for the expansion to occur at the Western Fair District....read on

Summer Student Applications Due Friday

April 25, 2018:

Do you eat, sleep and breathe harness racing? Do you enjoy promoting harness racing and have exceptional customer service skills? If this sounds like you and you feel like you have the potential to be an outstanding ambassador for Canadian harness racing, read on....read on

It Takes A Village

April 25, 2018:

‘It takes a village’ is a proverb that has traditionally been applied to raising a child. In the equine world – particularly in racing – the sentiment rings loud and true....read on

I M Fishin Triples In Weiss Series

April 24, 2018:

The ABC Garland mare I M Fishin won her third-straight preliminary in the Bobby Weiss Series for trotting mares Tuesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, taking the fastest of the three $15,000 divisions of the fourth and final prelim in a lifetime-best 1:56.1....read on

Bluebird Jesse Jolts In SOA Final

April 24, 2018:

Pole-sitting Bluebird Jesse went the distance, winning the $85,000 final of the Bonus Trotting Series on Tuesday, April 24....read on

EHV-1 Positives In Orange County

April 24, 2018:

The California Department of Food and Agriculture confirmed two new cases of EHV-1 in the previously quarantined barn in Orange County on April 18, 2018. A mare displayed a fever the morning of April 17, 2018 and a horse which was febrile for one day on Sunday, April 8....read on

Pinky Tuscadero Tops London Preferred

April 24, 2018:

Grabbing control early, Pinky Tuscadero took the field around the track as she won the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace going wire to wire in 1:57.1 at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday, April 24 over an off going....read on

Ask Queenie Answers In Plainridge Open

April 24, 2018:

The well-travelled Ask Queenie has already won races at Monticello, Yonkers and Saratoga Raceways this year. Now, she can put a Plainridge Park sticker on her trunk, as she captured the $12,000 distaff pacing feature on Tuesday (April 24)....read on

Fields Set For Scarlet & Gray Finals

April 24, 2018:

The fields are set for a quartet of $50,000 Scarlet & Gray Invitational races at Miami Valley Raceway this coming weekend....read on

Kadabra Queen Returns

April 24, 2018:

Canada's Two-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year for 2017, Kadabra Queen made her three-year-old debut successfully during qualifying action at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Position Open In SC Member Services

April 24, 2018:

There is an immediate opening for a part-time bilingual Member Services Clerk in the Member Services Department of Standardbred Canada....read on

Campbell High On Literary Derby

April 24, 2018:

"Some of these kids might not know it now but after being around and interacting with these horses their lives will be changed. It will be the beginning of a lifetime love affair as horses are addictive; they make an impression on you and are good for the soul."...read on

Mare Charms ‘Em In The Slop

April 24, 2018:

Refreshed by a second-quarter breather, Fox Valley Charm blazed her back half in :55.1 over a ‘sloppy’ surface to score decisively in Tuesday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Pace at the Meadows....read on


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