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Reel Stands Tall In Grand River Preferred

September 20, 2017:

In a thrilling stretch duel between joint favourites, Reel ($5.60) just outlasted a late lunge from pocket rival Redonkulous to capture Wednesday evening’s (September 20) featured $7,500 Preferred 3 pacing event at Grand River Raceway....read on

All Charged Up Lifts In Batavia Distaff

September 20, 2017:

The Wednesday night (September 20) spotlight fell on the fillies and mares at Batavia Downs, and All Charged Up took centre stage after capturing the $10,000 Open for distaff pacers on a beautiful late-summer evening....read on

Northfield Guarantees Saturday Pick 5

September 20, 2017:

Northfield Park announces the addition of a $7,500 Pick 5 total-pool guarantee to its card on Saturday (September 23)....read on

Young Trotters In Action At Harrington

September 20, 2017:

The opening round of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes action for two-year-old trotters commenced on the Wednesday program at Harrington Raceway with four $20,000 divisions....read on

Frosh Fillies Featured Friday At Vernon

September 20, 2017:

Two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old filly trotters take centre stage at Vernon Downs on Friday (September 22)....read on

Fillies Contest Simpson Splits At Philly

September 20, 2017:

Eight divisions of the John Simpson Memorial for three-year-old fillies—split evenly between pacers and trotters—took centre stage at Harrah's Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon (September 20), with each going for a purse of $30,000....read on

USTA Town Hall Set For Thursday

September 20, 2017:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by BetAmerica is proud to announce their line-up for Thursday morning at 10:30....read on

Jose Canseco To Hit Homers For Charity

September 20, 2017:

Major league slugger Jose Canseco will participate in a home run derby at Saratoga Casino Hotel during their All-Star Sports Festival this Saturday (Sept. 23)....read on

Stablemates Set For Thursday Tussle

September 20, 2017:

The Kensington duo of Culpepper and Capitalism will face off as top contenders in Thursday evening's featured pace at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Diane Twasnick Passes

September 20, 2017:

Longtime racing official Diane Twasnick passed away this morning (September 20) at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ont. after a brief battle with cancer. She was 59....read on

2018 Standardbred Improvement Program Approved

September 20, 2017:

The 2018 Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP), based on the recommendations of the industry representative Standardbred Advisory Group, has been approved by the Ontario Racing Board of Directors....read on

Don Mattingly To Pocono

September 20, 2017:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is proud to announce an appearance with former New York Yankee great Don Mattingly on Saturday, October 21....read on

Hunger Action Month Recognized

September 20, 2017:

Last week, the Standardbred Owners Association of New York joined with Empire City Casino to donate $5,000 to the Food Bank for Westchester....read on

Post Time With Mike And Mike Preview

September 20, 2017:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by BetAmerica is proud to announce their schedule for the Hoosier Pacing Derby coming up on Friday at Hoosier Park....read on

Learn About Racehorse Ownership

September 20, 2017:

This Saturday (September 23) Mohawk Racetrack hosts a free New Owners Seminar with the focus on fractional horse ownership....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

September 20, 2017:

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

Caviart Ally Wins The 2017 Jugette

September 20, 2017:

Caviart Ally was sharp at the Delaware County Fair in Ohio on Wednesday (September 20), as the sophomore daughter of Bettors Delight emerged on top in the 2017 Jugette for three-year-old fillies, the sister event to the prestigious Little Brown Jug....read on

Flamboro Boxes Left Open Until Noon

September 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that the entry boxes for this Saturday (Sept. 23) and Sunday’s (Sept. 24) programs of live racing at Flamboro Downs were short on entries. Race office officials decided to keep the boxes open until noon today (Wednesday, Sept. 20)....read on

Huntsville, Hannelore Hanover To Hoosier

September 20, 2017:

Grand Circuit racing action will return to Hoosier Park Racing & Casino for the third time this season on Friday, September 22 and bring with it some of the top rated horses in North America to compete for more than $1.4 million in purses....read on

Jackpot Hi 5 Continues To Grow

September 19, 2017:

Tuesday's card at Mohawk Racetrack concluded once again with the track's Jackpot Hi 5 wager adding to its impressive total as one single winning ticket couldn't take down the lucrative pool....read on

Final NYSS Stop At Monticello

September 19, 2017:

On Tuesday (September 19), Monticello Raceway hosted its eighth and final leg of the 2017 New York Sire Stakes Season with two-year-old pacing fillies in action....read on

Ten Wins In Two Nights For Stafford

September 19, 2017:

Driver Art Stafford Jr. continued his hot streak with a sweep of the three $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies at Harrington Raceway on Tuesday....read on

Metro, Shes A Great Lady Finals Set

September 19, 2017:

Rookie pacers will be in the spotlight for the $816,000 Metro Pace and $500,000 Shes A Great Lady this Saturday (September 23) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Mission Accepted Now 2017's Fastest

September 19, 2017:

Tuesday's action at the Delaware County Fair featured freshman trotters in stakes action with speed in abundance over the half-mile oval....read on

'Boogie’ Ready To Roll In The Jug

September 19, 2017:

“He’s a little older, a little smarter. And he’s strong. We think he will be great to go two races (in the Jug). I’m not saying we’re going to win, but he doesn’t get tired easily.”...read on

Francis Gilhooly Passes

September 19, 2017:

Horseman Francis E. Gilhooly, 87, a lifelong resident of Attica and Alexander, NY, passed away on Tuesday, September 12....read on

Unbeaten Rookie Looks For Win No. 16

September 19, 2017:

Winning 15 races in a year is peanuts for some trainers, while others consider it plenty. One particular conditioner is blown away by the fact that he has notched 15 victories, each of which have come from his two-year-old whom has yet to taste defeat. “It’s a big surprise,” he has said. “I don’t usually win that many races in a year, let alone with one horse.”...read on

Brydson, Lawson Lawsuits Settled

September 19, 2017:

The competing lawsuits that were filed by Woodbine Entertainment Group CEO Jim Lawson and Sherry Brydson, the richest woman in Canada, have been settled....read on

William ‘Bill’ Taylor Passes

September 19, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred breeder/owner William P. Taylor of Edson, Alberta passed away on Monday, September 11 at the age of 85....read on

Ariana G Or Fear The Dragon?

September 19, 2017:

The Week 17 results from the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll have been released, and Fear The Dragon still sits atop the chart, but he is only 11 points ahead of Ariana G....read on

ID Tech’s Last P.E.I. Trip For 2017

September 19, 2017:

If you have a 2017 foal that still needs to be freeze branded on P.E.I., please contact Standardbred Canada’s ID technician Stephen MacLeod as soon as possible, as he is planning his last trip to the island for this year....read on

Manitoba Horse Tests Positive For EIA

September 19, 2017:

On Wednesday, September 13, a positive equine infectious anemia (EIA) result was confirmed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) national reference laboratory for a horse on a premises in the rural municipality of Rosedale, Manitoba....read on

Every Way Out Wins Final In NJ

September 19, 2017:

Freehold Raceway hosted the $50,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes Standardbred Development Fund final for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings this past Saturday (September 16)....read on

Hippodrome 3R Race Date Switch

September 19, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Hippodrome 3R has been approved to make an amendment to its race date calendar, and the change will affect an upcoming card of live racing....read on

Winbak’s London Selected Videos Posted

September 19, 2017:

Winbak Farm, the No. 1 breeder for the Ontario Sires Stakes, will be selling 50 yearlings by top Ontario sires at the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale....read on

Premium Breeders Crown Seating Info

September 19, 2017:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for premium betting carrel seating for the 34th edition of the Breeders Crown at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28....read on

Win A Share In A Racehorse!

September 19, 2017:

Standardbred Canada and Forest City Sales are pleased to announce the Ontario Sires Stakes will sponsor the “Win A Share in A Racehorse” contest in conjunction with the London Selected Yearling Sale on October 14 and 15....read on

Juravinski To Hamilton Sports Hall

September 19, 2017:

It has been announced that Canadian Standardbred industry icon Charles ‘Charlie’ Juravinski, the philanthropic founder of Flamboro Downs, will be inducted into the Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame next month....read on

Racing Reunion In The Works

September 19, 2017:

Horsepeople from all segments of Ontario harness racing will converge on the Campbellville, Ontario area on Thursday, October 12 for a reunion to renew acquaintances and celebrate the 250th year of horse racing in Canada....read on

Record-Setting Rookies Impress

September 18, 2017:

Alarm Detector set a Canadian record, while Manchego set a stakes record in Monday’s rich trotting finals at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Speed Rules In Preferreds

September 18, 2017:

The name of the game was go to the front and don’t get caught in Monday evening’s Preferred events at Grand River Raceway....read on

Faves Falter In New York Sires Stakes

September 18, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway Monday night hosted the New York Sire Stakes Lew Barasch Trot for two-year-old colts and geldings....read on

Pocono Main Event To Simeon

September 18, 2017:

Simeon, held as the 6-5 chalk by the assembled public at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Monday, sat behind 7-5 shot Get To Doin It most of the way in the $14,000 claiming handicap trot feature, then won the stretch battle of the favourites by a half-length in 1:55.3....read on

'Sydney' Scores In Ohio Championship

September 18, 2017:

Rose Run Sydney became the newest Ohio ‘Triple Crown” winner when she drew off in her division of the Ohio Breeders Championship for three-year-old filly trotters in Monday’s twilight action at the Delaware County Fair....read on

Quillen Memorial To Bit Of A Legend

September 18, 2017:

Harry Von Knoblauch Stable's Bit Of A Legend N won the 11th Annual Bobby Quillen Memorial in 1:52.1 Monday at Harrington Raceway....read on

Plainridge Feature To Quick Shot

September 18, 2017:

Classy campaigner Quick Shot continued on pace for a career year by following live cover to a hard-fought victory in the $14,000 'Plainridge Special' pacing feature at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon....read on

Different Type Of ‘Big M’ Horsepower

September 18, 2017:

On Sunday (September 17), Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment hosted a different kind of horsepower on the track....read on

Beautiful Debut For The Track On 2

September 18, 2017:

There was an ‘old time county fair’ kind of atmosphere at The Track on 2 in Lacombe, Alberta on Sunday (September 17), as the track's new owner/operators, Kurt and Kyla Belich and Ross Morrison, welcomed approximately 500 people to the races....read on

Not Your Average Leamington Sunday

September 18, 2017:

Leamington Raceway hosted a 10-dash program of harness racing on Sunday (September 17). If that sounds like your average afternoon card at the fairgrounds – which it does – you’d better take a second look at the charts....read on

More West Nile Cases Reported In Ont.

September 18, 2017:

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has announced that five cases of West Nile Virus in equine have been reported to the Ministry since Friday, September 15....read on


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