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SC Rewind: The Provincial Cup

November 23, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the once famous Provincial Cup that was held for many years at Windsor Raceway....read on

Kindly Poet Rallies For Saturday Score

November 23, 2014:

A longtime fan favourite on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit, 11-year-old gelding Kindly Poet was back in the Saturday night spotlight with a winning effort in an $11,000 conditioned pace....read on

Duc Dorleans Wins Pompano Open

November 23, 2014:

With howling easterly winds and driving rains pelting south Florida on Saturday night, Quebec-owned Duc Dorleans paced the second fastest mile in Pompano Park history....read on

Machs Beach Boy Wins Yonkers Feature

November 23, 2014:

Ontario-owned Machs Beach Boy (Pat Lachance, $5.30) held off a two-pronged challenge Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway's featured $26,000 Winners Over Pace....read on

Breeders Crown Weekend Concludes

November 22, 2014:

Breeders Crown weekend wrapped up at Meadowlands Racetrack with the remaining eight championships contested on Saturday night....read on

Astor Wires Charlottetown Pacers

November 22, 2014:

Overlooked at the betting windows, last week's runner-up Astor went down the road to win the featured $2,300 Preferred at Charlottetown Driving Park at odds of 12-1 on Saturday afternoon....read on

A Night To Remember

November 22, 2014:

Thirty years ago, on a similar fall Saturday afternoon, Marcia Hamilton was doing what so many caretakers around the country are doing right now: getting their horses ready to race. But in her case, she took care of the morning line favourite in the inaugural $481,000 Breeders Crown sophomore trot, one in a three-horse Nordin Stable entry, named Baltic Speed....read on

Tune Up Mile For Sebastian K

November 22, 2014:

There were just a few (five) qualifiers on a blustery Breeders Crown Saturday morning at The Meadowlands held under sunny skies with temperatures in the mid- 30’s and a considerable cross-wind....read on

Canadians Help Bermudan Horsemen

November 22, 2014:

A group of Ontario-based horsemen recently travelled to Bermuda to enjoy some sand and sun after a busy summer of racing. As it turns out, Hurricane Gonzolo had another plan for this adventurous group....read on

Zeron Looks To Intimidate

November 22, 2014:

Still in search of his first Breeders Crown victory, Scott Zeron will be reunited with the fastest trotter he’s ever driven Saturday night, and he’s delighted....read on

Wrenn Jr. Wins Seven Races

November 22, 2014:

Northfield Park’s leading driver Ronnie Wrenn Jr. dominated the Friday (Nov. 21) night card with seven wins, including one in the featured $12,500 Fillies and Mares Open with Ontario-sired Y Mach Me....read on

Ontario-Owned Mare Repeats At Dayton

November 22, 2014:

Betit To Getit captured the $10,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace on Friday night at Dayton Raceway, just as she did two weeks ago before taking a week off....read on

Upsets Galore In Autumn Series

November 22, 2014:

There were some new sophomores in the winner's circle during the second round of the Autumn Series on Friday night at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Call Me Up Lights It Up

November 22, 2014:

Driver Brandon Campbell worked out a perfect second over trip aboard Call Me Up in the $10,500 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Fraser Downs and the six-year-old mare kicked home off cover to prevail over the sloppy track on Friday night as the longest shot on the board....read on

Emmasphere Wires Edmonton Distaffers

November 22, 2014:

Travis Cullen trainees Emmasphere and Sing Like An Angel took the top two spots in Northlands Park's $8,800 Fillies & Mares Open featured on Friday night....read on

Robin Cruiser Prevails In Yonkers Open

November 22, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway’s Friday night $35,000 featured Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace was won by a cone-skimming Robin Cruiser (Jordan Stratton, $15.40)....read on

Breeders Crown Weekend Begins

November 21, 2014:

Breeders Crown weekend began at Meadowlands Racetrack with Friday night's card dubbed "Ladies Night," featuring the first four championships....read on

Meadows Newcomer Wins Preferred Pace

November 21, 2014:

Shooters Dream moved relentlessly first over to wear down the leader, Visible Gold, and capture Friday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Breeders Crown On Racetrack Television Network

November 21, 2014:

Fans will be able to watch harness racing’s championship event, the Breeders Crown, in high-definition on the Racetrack Television Network (RTN) on Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22....read on

All Turain Favoured At Red Shores

November 21, 2014:

The best pacers in Prince Edward Island harness racing will tangle Saturday afternoon at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Gingras Confident With Maven

November 21, 2014:

“I think she can get a good mile in (1:) 51 this weekend. Whether it will be enough, I’m not sure, but I’m not afraid of anybody in the race, I can tell you that.”...read on

On The Road With The ‘Commander’

November 21, 2014:

Karoliina Oinonen has been around the world with trotting star Commander Crowe, but there is one more place she hopes to visit before returning to Europe next week: the Breeders Crown winner’s circle....read on

Memorial Gathering For Daniels

November 21, 2014:

The family and friends of the late Gary Daniels have announced the details of an upcoming memorial gathering which will be held in celebration of his life....read on

Stanley Williams Passes

November 21, 2014:

Veteran Standardbred owner, trainer and driver Stanley Williams of London, Ont. passed away peacefully on Friday, November 21 at the age of 88....read on

‘Crown’ Entrants Test Clear

November 21, 2014:

It has been announced that the New Jersey Racing Commission has cleared the out-of-competition tests screened so far form entrants that are scheduled to participate in the $5.5-million Breeders Crown races this Friday and Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Legendary ‘Crown’ Class Of ‘84

November 21, 2014:

In the fall of 1984, harness racing opened its doors to an innovative collection of stakes races known as the Breeders Crown. Borrowing in some ways from its Thoroughbred cousins, the Standardbred powers that be put together a series of races at tracks across North America designed to promote the sport and define champions....read on

Alberta-Based Trainer Heads South

November 21, 2014:

Steve Crump is making his first trip to Cal Expo, and the 65-year-old Saskatchewan native and his wife, Shannon, are enjoying the racing and the mild weather....read on

Horsemen Support New Vocations

November 21, 2014:

Some of racing’s biggest players have stepped up to give a percentage of their earnings to New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program this weekend during the Breeders Crown held November 21 and 22 at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

ORC Update On Standardbred HIP

November 21, 2014:

On Friday (November 21), Ontario Racing Commission Executive Director Steven Lehman offered Trot Insider an update on the previously-announced five-year enhanced Horse Improvement Program (HIP) for Ontario Standardbreds....read on

Miami Valley Readies For New Season

November 21, 2014:

Miami Valley Gaming and Racing is anxiously awaiting the start of its second exciting season of live harness racing when the calendar turns to 2015 in six weeks....read on

Hippomania II, Aylor Stakes At Pompano

November 21, 2014:

Panocchio, Doc Dorleans and Prairie Jaguar will renew their spirited rivalry along with four other worthy opponents when Pompano Park hosts Hippomania II on Saturday night....read on

Breeders Crown Can-Con

November 21, 2014:

The Canadian contingent is strong once again as the 2014 Breeders Crown championships begin tonight at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey....read on

Winkys Pride Upsets In Preferred

November 20, 2014:

A tripped-out Winkys Pride got the upper hand on her male rivals in Thursday’s $7,000 Preferred 3 for trotters at Flamboro Downs, and that was music to the ears of the handicappers that backed her at odds of 7-1....read on

Papa Ray Prevails In Delaware Special

November 20, 2014:

Eddie Davis Jr. driving Papa Ray followed the flow until reaching the stretch and then pulled out and flew by the leaders for a 1:51.2 victory in Thursday’s $25,000 Delaware Special at Dover Downs....read on

Autumn Series Prelims Completed

November 20, 2014:

Three-year-old fillies were the stars of the Thursday show at Woodbine Racetrack, as the Rexdale, Ontario oval hosted round two of the Autumn Series....read on

Yonkers Set For Another Matinee

November 20, 2014:

The third of Yonkers Raceway’s six Sunday matinees goes this weekend, with another card that overstuffed for overseas....read on

191 Dates For New Jersey Tracks

November 20, 2014:

The New Jersey Racing Commission awarded 191 standardbred racing dates for 2015 with 110 dates at Freehold and 81 dates at the Meadowlands....read on

Remember The Titan

November 20, 2014:

“He’s a good horse. He can leave, he can finish if he gets a nice trip and he’s very handy to drive. They are all good horses from the Breeders Crown, but those Takter horses, they are tough horses... so we’ll see.”...read on

Deceased Mare Leaves 'Crown' Legacy

November 20, 2014:

While she may have passed earlier this year, Two Steppin Sally could leave quite a legacy in the Breeders Crown both this year and for years to come....read on

Trophies In Memory Of Hempt, Simpson

November 20, 2014:

Two of the trademark crystal trophies that have graced the Breeders Crown championship series since 1984 will bear additional etching from this year forward – in memory of two men whose influence on the creation of the series and on the greater sphere of harness racing cannot be understated....read on

Chad Chadwick Passes

November 20, 2014:

Longtime Standardbred racehorse owner Thomas John ‘Chad’ Chadwick, 76, of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, November 17....read on

Gural Wants Clean Racing

November 20, 2014:

Meadowlands Racetrack officials have announced that samples have been taken from Breeders Crown horses and sent to labs for analysis. In the track’s release on the subject, the Meadowlands’ chairman, Jeff Gural, took the opportunity to re-affirm his disdain for “dishonest” members of the racing community....read on

Harvey Bellwood Passes

November 20, 2014:

Longtime owner Harvey Bellwood of Stayner, Ont. passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the age of 88....read on

Batavia Weekend Racing Cancelled

November 20, 2014:

As a direct result of the relentless snowstorm that has crippled most of western New York, Batavia Downs has announced that it will forgo live racing for the remainder of the week. The programs that were originally scheduled for Friday (November 21) and Saturday (November 22) have been cancelled....read on

Ito Joins Running Aces

November 20, 2014:

On Thursday, November 20, Running Aces Harness Park announced that Taro Ito has been hired as its new president and chief executive officer....read on

Feed Recalled, Investigation Underway

November 20, 2014:

Officials with Lakeland Animal Nutrition have announced that four of its products have been recalled. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is currently investigating a possible link between the products and the deaths of three horses in south Florida....read on

Trainer Trapped In Car For 30 Hours

November 20, 2014:

A Canadian trainer has explained how he was stranded in his car for 30 hours due to the record snowstorm that has crippled the Buffalo area in upstate New York....read on

Glamour Boy Division Up For Grabs

November 20, 2014:

"This division has been wide open, it’s been a different winner almost every big race. It’s been good racing, and good betting races, because you never know what’s going to happen with this group."...read on

Gelding Is A ‘Dream’ For Johnson

November 20, 2014:

The record shows that Mar Dream has had to settle for the runner-up spot in his last four starts, but it certainly hasn’t been for lack of trying....read on

Owners/Farriers Clinic Saturday

November 20, 2014:

Officials with System Fencing have announced that a horse owners and farriers clinic will be taking place this Saturday (November 22) at 14321 5th Line Nassagaweya in Rockwood, Ont....read on


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