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Mohawk's Jackpot Nearing $350K

May 28, 2016:

Multiple winning tickets were purchased for Mohawk Racetrack's Jackpot Hi 5 wager on Friday night (May 27), and as a result, the carryover climbed to nearly $350,000....read on

Campbell Doubles In NJ Sire Stakes

May 28, 2016:

John Campbell put a little more distance between himself and the field Friday night (May 27) as the leading driver in Meadowlands history steered four winners on the 11-race card....read on

OK Heavenly Upsets In Vernon Distaff

May 28, 2016:

OK Heavenly ($26.80) sustained a first-over push through the far turn in Friday (May 27) evening's $8,000 Mares Open Pace at Vernon Downs, chasing down and reeling in odds-on pacesetter All Charged Up for a 1:50.2 victory....read on

Shutthefrontdoor Prevails In Tioga Open

May 28, 2016:

Pinned in the pocket through the far turn, Shutthefrontdoor ($4.90) only managed to wedge out from traffic in the final 60 yards, still collaring pacesetter K Js Caroline for a narrow 1:54.1 score in Friday (May 27) evening's $11,000 Mares Open Pace at Tioga Downs....read on

American Girl Is Game In Hoosier Invite

May 28, 2016:

American Girl, guided by Trace Tetrick, turned in a gutsy performance to take home top honours in the featured event of the evening, a $21,000 Invitational Pace for fillies and mares, on Friday, May 27 at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Godiva Seelster Wins Another Open

May 28, 2016:

Godiva Seelster moved her win streak to four on Friday night as she scored a front-running victory in the $15,000 feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Darlinonthebeach Lowers PA Record

May 27, 2016:

Darlinonthebeach survived a wicked :25.4 first quarter and rolled home for David Miller in a stakes record 1:49.4 in Friday’s Adios Betty, a $161,760 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for three-year-old filly pacers at The Meadows. I Said Diamonds, who had lowered the stakes mark to 1:50 moments before Darlinonthebeach stepped on the track, captured the other division....read on

Evenin Of Pleasure Stuns In London

May 27, 2016:

Evenin Of Pleasure and driver Sylvain Filion pulled off a 36-1 stunner in the $150,000 Molson Invitational Pace with a 1:50.3 track record performance at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Friday night (May 27)....read on

Yonkers Distaff Pace To Mach It A Par

May 27, 2016:

Favoured Mach It A Par (Brian Sears, $4.40) saved her best for last Friday night (May 27), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $45,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

BZ Glide Takes Advantage Of Post Relief

May 27, 2016:

It's a very rare occurrence when BZ Glide draws the inside post at Buffalo Raceway. It happened on Friday night (May 27) in the $10,000 Open Trot and BZ Glide took full advantage of it by posting a gate-to-wire victory over Lutetium in 1:57.1 over the fast track....read on

Derby Outage Addressed In Board Meeting

May 27, 2016:

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, May 26, at Santa Anita Park....read on

Focus On Maxie Lee

May 27, 2016:

The 2016 edition of the Maxie Lee Memorial this Sunday (May 29) at Harrah's Philadelphia features a very deep, talented field, led by Bee A Magician....read on

Boston Red Rocks Looks To Repeat

May 27, 2016:

Saturday night racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack will feature the $25,000 second leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for sophomore pacers. Unlike the trots on Friday, both of last week’s winners are back in the race this week....read on

Dresden Meet Kicks Off Sunday

May 27, 2016:

When the horses hit the track this Sunday at Dresden Raceway for opening day, there will be very few people more excited than Donald MacLellan....read on

Backing The Price Of Admission

May 27, 2016:

“I paid $7 to get into our son’s seventh-grade wrestling meet. Everyone charges admission, and we need it if we’re going to get things turned around.”...read on

Solveig Inducted Into Living Hall

May 27, 2016:

It has been announced that Solveig, the hard-knocking mare that has also found much success in the breeding shed, will be inducted into the Living Horse Hall of Fame this summer, as she has met the qualifications for broodmares....read on

Red Shores’ Weekend All Set

May 27, 2016:

Prince Edward Island is all set for a weekend of live racing, as Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park will host a 12-race program on Saturday and Summerside Raceway will offer a 14-dash card....read on

Adjustment To Truro Post Times

May 27, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved post time changes for four upcoming programs of live racing at Truro Raceway....read on

Bring A Friend Is Back!

May 27, 2016:

Do you have friends and family who have never been to the horse races? Here’s your chance to share your passion for Canadian harness racing and be an ambassador for the sport!...read on

Nuncio, Melander Have Special Bond

May 27, 2016:

“He is so special, too. He knows that he is best in our stable but he is not cocky or anything. He is so smart....he actually understands you when you talk to him sometimes.”...read on

Series Finals Highlight Hawthorne Card

May 27, 2016:

With the summer harness meet in full swing at Hawthorne, the numerous late closer series reached their finals this weekend. Three series finals took place on Thursday evening....read on

Major Hill Hones His Speed

May 26, 2016:

Major Hill didn’t exactly set the world on fire in his rookie season, but he turned in an eye-catching score Thursday evening at Mohawk Racetrack as he continues his quest to dance with the continent’s finest sophomores in this year’s Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Impressive Sweep For Eagle Jolt

May 26, 2016:

Eagle Jolt came three-wide down the backstretch and was able to out-gun race leader Idealic Life in the lane to win the Thursday feature in 1:58.2 at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

New Speed Badge For Dions Prayer

May 26, 2016:

Dions Prayer set a lifetime mark in Thursday’s $9,300 feature for New York sired trotters at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Danish Darby A Harrisburg Steal

May 26, 2016:

The annual Harrisburg yearling sale has turned up its fair share of diamonds in the rough. For John Bax, it was Hip #558 in 2014....read on

Miss Molson Pace Winner Crowned

May 26, 2016:

As Molson Pace Night fast approaches in London, some horses themselves were out helping to promote the event on Wednesday afternoon at downtown Victoria Park....read on

Loving The Stakes-Horse Ride

May 26, 2016:

"We’ve always been a group with (non-stakes) horses. When you get a stakes horse, it’s exciting. It really is. We’re a small stable and you find the diamond in the rough once in a while and try to have some fun with it.”...read on

Mid-Race Fight During Homestretch

May 26, 2016:

Passions can run pretty hot during horse races, but that passion clearly boiled over during a recent contest. As a result, one racing participant has been handed a suspension and ordered to attend anger management classes....read on

NJ Sire Stakes Friday At The Big M

May 26, 2016:

Leg 2 of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for three-year-old trotters will take place this Friday night (May 27) at the Meadowlands Racetrack. The number of races mirrors Leg 1, as there will be a pair of filly divisions and a single colt contest, but the players have changed significantly....read on

Dresden Box Open Until Noon

May 26, 2016:

The entry box for Dresden Raceway’s Sunday, May 29 card will remain open until noon today (Thursday, May 26), as there has been a condition added....read on

Georgian Training Times, Construction

May 26, 2016:

Officials with Georgian Downs have informed Trot Insider of some available training times at the track in the upcoming days....read on

The Molson Pace Dark Horse?

May 26, 2016:

"He shows 26 and 27 quarters on the half and that’s just ridiculous. It’s unheard of."...read on

Yonkers Guarantees Thursday Pick 5

May 25, 2016:

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Thursday night’s (May 26) Pick 5 wager begins with both a $10,000 guaranteed pool (program pages available at yonkersraceway.com) and a tidy carryover of $1,958.04....read on

Dr. John Thomson Passes

May 25, 2016:

Dr. John Douglas Thomson of Woodstock, Ont. passed away at the Woodstock Hospital on Tuesday, May 24. He was in his 85th year....read on

'Photo Bugger' Triumphs At Meadows

May 25, 2016:

TSM Photo Bugger moved first over to gain better position, then brushed again in the lane to capture Wednesday’s $13,500 Winners Over $10,000 Life Trot at The Meadows....read on

Davis Celebrates Birthday With Victory

May 25, 2016:

Michael Casalino and Dylan Davis' Theresademoninme ($6, Jim Morand) was victorious in the $17,500 Open Trot on Wednesday at Harrington Raceway in 1:54.2....read on

Platoon Seelster Equals Track Record

May 25, 2016:

Platoon Seelster and driver Ryan Holliday equalled the all-age trotting track record at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Wednesday night (May 25) with a 1:56 triumph in $11,000 Preferred 2....read on

Is This MacDonald's Year?

May 25, 2016:

“It’s been my Achilles Heel. That race just keeps getting me. I almost won it a few times."...read on

Red Shores Feature Wide Open

May 25, 2016:

The door is wide open in the Thursday night feature at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Enggren On Resolve, Elitlopp

May 25, 2016:

“I’m very excited. I know a lot of people have gone to a lot of trouble to get the horse there and to get me there. It will be nice to meet some old friends and see Resolve race. I know Nuncio has been declared a pretty strong favourite, but I have high hopes for Resolve."...read on

Posts Drawn For Betsy Ross

May 25, 2016:

The 2016 edition of the Betsy Ross, which will take place at Harrah's Philadelphia this Sunday (May 29), is shaping up to be one of the most competitive races on the track’s star-studded 14-race program....read on

Alberta Racetrack Suitor Revealed

May 25, 2016:

Horse Racing Alberta announced late last week that it had received seven Expressions of Interest in regard to the owning and operating of a racetrack in the Edmonton area. According to a report in the mainstream media, one of the entities that submitted an EOI conducted live horse racing decades ago....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

May 25, 2016:

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

Leamington Race Card Announced

May 25, 2016:

Trot Insider has learned that the Leamington District Agricultural Society will host a program of live harness racing in the coming weeks....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

May 25, 2016:

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

Maximuscle Breaks, Recovers At 3R

May 25, 2016:

The first Tuesday night live race program of the 2016 season at the Hippodrome 3R provided race fans with plenty of excitement, especially in the opening round of the Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-old trotters....read on

Pick Your Fave Frisky Foal Photo!

May 25, 2016:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club received many great submissions of 'frisky foals' for May’s Zoom photo contest. Fan Club members were asked to submit shots of foals and the frisky things they have been getting up to this spring!...read on

Celebration Of Life For Bill Davis

May 25, 2016:

The family of Bill Davis will be holding a celebration of life for Bill, who passed away last month at the age of 54....read on

Hoosier Set For Indiana Sires Stakes

May 24, 2016:

The 2016 Indiana Sires Stakes season is set to get underway at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday, May 25 with four divisions of $20,000 Indiana Sires Stakes elimination races showcasing the top three-year-old trotting fillies in the state....read on

Pompano’s Opens Paved With ‘Gold’

May 24, 2016:

'Gold' was the theme at Pompano Park on Tuesday night as Goldstar Rockette and Gold Savage shared the limelight, capturing their respective $10,000 Open Pacing and Trotting events....read on


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