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Northfield Guarantees Pick 5 Pool

March 4, 2015:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $20,000 Pick 5 total pool guarantee to Thursday’s (March 5) program....read on

Pierce Wins Open Trot Plus Five

March 4, 2015:

Newcomer Tag Up And Go enjoyed a perfect trip sitting second with Ron Pierce then used the passing lane en route to a 1:53.2 victory in the $18,000 Open Trot on a misty Wednesday, March 4 at Dover Downs. Pierce also won five other races....read on

Emerald Lexus Goes Back-To-Back

March 4, 2015:

Emerald Lexus was a repeat winner in the $11,000 Preferred 2 Pace at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Wednesday night....read on

Ontario-Bred Ready To Strike?

March 4, 2015:

“All the way training down I believed he had it. He showed signs of being a nice horse. How nice, I wasn’t sure at the time."...read on

Sisters Earn First Wins In Same Series

March 4, 2015:

After Wednesday’s program at The Meadows, it’s hard to say which of the trotters Lou Goans owns and trains, Laurie Lin and Linborghini, he prefers....read on

Ontario Invader Extends Buffalo Streak

March 4, 2015:

Valorscross continued his impressive climb up the trotting ranks at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (March 4) as the four-year-old gelding made it a perfect five-for-five on the season with a neck victory over Justgottogetthere in the featured $9,500 trot....read on

Fredericton Awards Banquet Details

March 4, 2015:

The Fredericton Horsemen's Association has announced that their annual awards banquet will be held on Saturday, March 28 at the Fredericton Motor Inn....read on

Clarification To Be Considered In U.S.

March 4, 2015:

In response to efforts spearheaded by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and horse racing’s advocates within the federal government, the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) yesterday (Tuesday, March 3) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Public Hearing (Notice) that opens the door to the possible addition of pari-mutuel gambling winnings to updated reporting and withholding requirements being developed for bingo, keno, and slot machine players....read on

Katniss, $260K Yearling, To Debut

March 4, 2015:

With a price tag of $260,000, Katniss – named for the heroine in the film ‘The Hunger Games,’ played by Jennifer Lawrence – was the most expensive trotting filly to sell at the 2013 Harrisburg yearling sale. Her high price tag has brought lofty expectations from some, and she is now scheduled to make her pari-mutuel debut....read on

Seabiscuit's Jockeys Profiled

March 4, 2015:

This week is the 75th anniversary of Seabiscuit's win in the Santa Anita Derby. A lesser known part of that story is that as Canada was at war, the most famous racehorse of generations was ridden by only two men. Johnny ‘Red’ Pollard (aka, The Cougar) and George Monroe Woolf (aka, The Iceman) who were both Canadians and both are Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame members....read on

Flamboro Training Hours Reminder

March 4, 2015:

Flamboro Downs would like to remind horsemen of its hours for training....read on

Carryover, Pool Guarantee At Pompano

March 4, 2015:

Carryovers and guaranteed pools will highlight the Wednesday night action at the Isle Casino Pompano Park....read on

New Amateur Club To Race At The Big M

March 4, 2015:

The Meadowlands and the GSY Amateur Racing Club have announced that a regular schedule of races will be geared toward amateur driver participation at the Meadowlands Racetrack every Friday, beginning on March 20....read on

Smith Appeal – Reasons For Decision

March 4, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 4, the Ontario Racing Commission released its Reasons for Decision in regard to the allowing of an appeal by Bert Smith....read on

American Teletimer Buys ONTrack

March 4, 2015:

American Teletimer Corporation, a family-owned and operated business since 1938, has expanded its presence in the Canadian market with the purchase of ONTrack Media & Entertainment Inc....read on

Dunn Sends Canada A Message

March 4, 2015:

After taking over the 2015 World Driving Championship with a dominant performance, New Zealand's Dexter Dunn decided to take over Jody Jamieson's video blog on the Standardbred Canada website....read on

Bounce Back For Bettor And Bold

March 3, 2015:

After breaking stride while on the move last week, Bettor And Bold was at his best on Tuesday, March 3, closing with a big rush to win the $20,000-$25,000 Four & Five-Year-Old Claiming/Handicap over a ‘sloppy’ track at Dover Downs....read on

Robinson In-To-Go At Woodbine

March 3, 2015:

It hasn't happened for more than a decade but on Friday three horses entered at Woodbine Racetrack will be sent out by trainer Bill Robinson....read on

Pacer Remains Unbeaten For Burke

March 3, 2015:

Terror Of The Nite opened an eight-length lead at the three-quarters, then coasted home to capture a division of Tuesday’s Walter Russell Memorial Pace at The Meadows....read on

Un, Deux, Trois, Quatre, Cinq

March 3, 2015:

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before...Dan Dube, Yonkers Raceway’s leading driver thus far in 2015, won five more races Tuesday afternoon....read on

Ten Drivers Win Races On Big M Card

March 3, 2015:

This past Saturday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack, 10 different drivers won races during the track’s 13-race program....read on

Meadowlands Cancels Three Stakes

March 3, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that due to an insufficient number of nominations, three events from the February 15 deadline have been cancelled and refunds will be issued....read on

Canada Hosts The World In 2017

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it will host the 2017 World Trotting Conference and World Driving Championship....read on

Date Switch For Meadowlands Qualifiers

March 3, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the track has been forced to postpone its qualifying session that was scheduled for Friday (March 6) until Saturday (March 7)....read on

Symposium Transcripts Now Online

March 3, 2015:

Officials with the Race Track Industry Program at the University of Arizona have announced that the transcripts and PowerPoint presentations from the 2014 Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming are now available online....read on

Giddy Up & Gallop Details

March 3, 2015:

Standardbred Canada is partnering with Grand River Raceway to deliver a fresh twist on its popular running race, ‘Giddy Up & Gallop.’...read on

Multiple Tracks Cancel Tuesday

March 3, 2015:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District have announced that the track has cancelled its scheduled card of live racing for Tuesday, March 3 and that the track will be closed for training on Wednesday morning....read on

Yonkers Announces Sunday Post Times

March 3, 2015:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have announced the first-race post times for its next two Sunday matinees, which will take place on March 8 and 15....read on

Red Shores Charlottetown Closure

March 3, 2015:

Officials with Red Shores have announced that the organization’s property at the Charlottetown Driving Park will close at 2 p.m. today....read on

Cause Of Deadly Barn Fire Determined

March 3, 2015:

On Monday, March 2, Woodford County fire chief John Varner announced the cause of the February 25 barn fire in Kentucky that claimed the lives of six Thoroughbred yearlings....read on

More Florida Meetings Underway

March 3, 2015:

Harness Horsemen International's annual meetings got underway Monday (March 2) at the Embassy Suites Deerfield Beach Resort & Spa, Deerfield Beach, Fla....read on

Anndrovette Set To Return

March 3, 2015:

After winning her fourth straight Dan Patch and O'Brien Award for Older Pacing Mare in 2014, Anndrovette will return this week in search of an unprecedented fifth straight divisional title....read on

Lupul's 'Nightmare' Comes True

March 2, 2015:

Prior to Monday night's card at Woodbine Racetrack, pinch-hitting racecaller Dawn Lupul was lamenting calling the name of a certain horse in the first race. As it turns out, that horse would be prominent in the finish....read on

Ontario-Bred Buzzing In Florida

March 2, 2015:

The two best pacing mares on the Pompano Park roster -- Just A Bee and Senorita Santanna -- hooked up in a classic duel on Monday night....read on

Spin Vision Makes It Four Straight

March 2, 2015:

Spin Vision made it four straight trips to the winner’s circle in the $14,500 Four & Five-Year-Old Mares Winners-Over Monday, March 2 feature at Dover Downs....read on

Six Lengths The Best; Six For Palone

March 2, 2015:

Simeon exploded three-wide into the final turn and scored by six lengths in a division of Monday’s Ken Weaver Memorial Trot at The Meadows....read on

Headworth Records 3,000th Driving Win

March 2, 2015:

Mark Headworth, of Oregon, Ohio, an Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association director, won his 3,000th race as a driver on Friday (February 27) at Northville Downs with AJ Cress in 2:01.4....read on

Glimmer Of Hope For Suffolk Downs

March 2, 2015:

It was announced late last week that live Thoroughbred racing at Suffolk Downs in Massachusetts may not be over, contrary to what was previously believed....read on

Ernest Nock Passes

March 2, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that former Ontario Racing Commission Commissioner Ernest Nock has passed away at the age of 73....read on

All 15 Horses Escape Barn Collapse

March 2, 2015:

Tragedy was averted on Monday (March 2), as firefighters were able to rescue all 15 horses that were trapped under debris which came down after the roof of a Norwell, Massachusetts barn collapsed at some point during the morning hours....read on

Jockey Suspended For Twitter Use

March 2, 2015:

It has been reported that a jockey has been banned from riding for one month due to using Twitter during a race meet....read on

Monday Freehold Program Cancelled

March 2, 2015:

Officials with Freehold Raceway have announced that the New Jersey track has been forced to cancel its scheduled program of racing for Monday, March 2....read on

Bouvier Revives Career At 84

March 2, 2015:

People that get a taste of the horse racing industry tend to be lifelong participants, even if they try to walk away from the sport at one time or another. Case in point being veteran horseman Marcel Bouvier, who at age 84 is probably now quoting Al Pacino’s fictional character, Michael Corleone, from The Godfather saga. “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.”...read on

2015 World Driving Tour In Photos

March 2, 2015:

Trot Insider has compiled a photo gallery that spans the 2015 World Driving Championship tour, both on and off the track....read on

Pocono Stables Open

March 2, 2015:

March came in like a lion, but the weather didn’t stop the stables at Mohegan Sun Pocono from opening on Monday morning....read on

‘Monday Madness’ Kicks Off Tonight

March 2, 2015:

After a long cold winter, it's time to get out for a night at the track! Clinton Raceway's ‘Monday Madness’ handicapping contest runs every Monday in the month of March....read on

Pompano Open To Jailhouse Jessica

March 2, 2015:

Jailhouse Jessica, handled by Bruce Ranger, scored a repeat victory in Pompano Park's $12,000 Open Trot for mares on Sunday night (March 1)....read on

Michelangelo Wins Again At Rideau

March 2, 2015:

Michelangelo overcame an outside post eight start with his late-rallying antics to capture the Winners Over $25,000 Lifetime/Not Listed trotting feature on Sunday night at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Portuondo Returns To Flamboro Downs

March 1, 2015:

Returning for the second season of Announcer Idol at Flamboro Downs, Jason Portuondo showcased his race-calling skills once again giving the sport's pros a run for their money....read on

Record Holder Returns To Winner's Circle

March 1, 2015:

Returning to the races on Sunday afternoon after a five week layoff, Fraser Downs track record holder Sterling Cooper added another Open victory to his resume for two-time O'Brien Award winning horseman Bill Davis....read on


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