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Make It 20 For Safe From Terror

November 20, 2017:

Surviving a brutal :26.1 opening panel, Safe From Terror won for the 20th time this year in Monday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows, moving her back into a tie with Quicksilvercandy A for 'winningest' North American Standardbred in 2017....read on

Cougar Bait Big In Debut For New Barn

November 20, 2017:

Cougar Bait completed his two-year-old campaign in impressive style, winning four of his last five starts. But too many inconsistent outings and only one win this year led to him become catalogue number 1575 in the Black Book at Harrisburg earlier this month....read on

Roland Lecomte Passes

November 20, 2017:

Longtime horse owner Roland Lecomte of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec passed away at his home on Friday, November 17 at the age of 85....read on

Yonkers' Sunday Post Time Announced

November 20, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway has announced a post time for its upcoming Sunday matinee....read on

Berta ‘Bert’ Robbins Passes

November 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Flamboro Downs employee Berta ‘Bert’ Robbins passed away on Sunday, November 19 at the age of 71....read on

Ariana G Named NJSS Horse Of The Year

November 20, 2017:

Ariana G has been selected as the New Jersey Sire Stakes’ Horse of the Year for 2017....read on

Busy December Set For ‘The Raceway’

November 20, 2017:

The Raceway at Western Fair District is gearing up for another busy and exciting holiday season which will feature 14 programs of live racing during the month of December and some exciting events to go along with it....read on

Haughton Appointed At Yonkers

November 20, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway has named Robert ‘Cammie’ Haughton to the newly-created position of director of racing....read on

LandMark 11 Shares Extended

November 20, 2017:

The organizers of the ‘fractional’ ownership group LandMark 11 Racing Stable have extended the date to purchase shares until Tuesday, December 12....read on

Update: Allerage Groundwater Mystery

November 20, 2017:

In the spring of 2016, the Standardbred Canada website ran a story in regard to the disproportionately high amount of dysphagia cases that occurred at Jeff Gural’s Allerage Farms location in Pennsylvania. Now it appears that Gural is closer to getting some answers....read on

Yearling Showcase This Saturday

November 20, 2017:

This is a busy time of year for everyone. With the completion of the yearling sales, trainers are focusing on showcasing their 2017 purchases, and it all starts this coming weekend....read on

Carryovers At Pompano Monday

November 20, 2017:

Only two betting favourites emerged victorious on Sunday evening (November19) at Pompano Park, thus leaving a slew of carryovers for patrons on Monday night’s eight-race card....read on

Starcasim Upsets In Aylor Memorial

November 20, 2017:

Pompano Park played host to the FSBOA sponsored Melvyn Aylor Memorial Stakes on Sunday night with two year-olds in the spotlight....read on

Hanover’s 2018 Service Fee Roster

November 20, 2017:

Officials with Hanover Shoe Farms have released Hanover’s 2018 service fee roster....read on

Waasmula Retired

November 20, 2017:

Along with his father Thomas, Brent Vincent bred his Apaches Fame mare Waasmowin to Million Dollar Cam roughly a decade ago. The result was a brown lass named Waasmula. In announcing the Waasmula’s retirement to Trot Insider, Brent has described the millionaire earner as “a little guy’s dream.”...read on

Rubber Duck Triples With Pocono Win

November 19, 2017:

Rubber Duck, who has done his best racing on the front end in recent starts, worked out a pocket trip on a 34-degree night and came on to get a half-length decision over tough pacesetter Classicality while taking Sunday’s $25,000 Winners Over Handicap Trot in 1:53.2 Sunday night (November 19) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Top Wins For Unabating, Canadian Edition

November 19, 2017:

Unabating returned to Rideau Carleton Raceway's winner's circle on Sunday night (November 19) after top trainer/driver Guy Gagnon fashioned a front-end trip aboard the nine-year-old gelding in the co-featured $8,550 Winners Over Handicap Trot....read on

Six Straight For Smalltownthrowdown

November 19, 2017:

Smalltownthrowdown ran his win streak up to six taking the Open Trot at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Sunday afternoon (November 19)....read on

Maxim Seelster Wires Preferred Mares

November 19, 2017:

There was no stopping even-money favourite Maxim Seelster, or driver Bob McClure for that matter, on Sunday night (November 19) at Flamboro Downs as they led from start to finish in the $10,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Pace....read on

Juvenile Stakes Featured At Fraser

November 19, 2017:

Stakes action kicked off Fraser Downs’ Sunday (November 19) program of live racing, as two divisions of both the Fraser Miss for two-year-old pacing fillies and Dan Ingram Memorial for two-year-old male pacers were front and centre from the word 'go.'...read on

Red Shores Preferred To ‘Adkins’

November 19, 2017:

Adkins Hanover does his best work with his foes behind him, and he showed how well those tactics work during the Sunday afternoon (November 19) Preferred Pace at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Woggy Rocks In Truro Feature

November 19, 2017:

The wagering public sent them off as the 2-1 second choice on Sunday (November 19) at Truro Raceway, and, in return, pilot Paul Langille and Woggy Rocks made it worth the punters’ while, as the duo clicked in the $1,575 Winners Over pace and produced a tidy $7.10 win mutuel....read on

Hippodrome Holds Champions Gala

November 19, 2017:

The annual Champions Gala, which honoured the top horsemen and women and the leading horses of the 2017 harness racing season in Quebec, was held on Saturday (November 18) at the Hippodrome 3R....read on

‘Beach’ Undergoing Chemotherapy

November 19, 2017:

Brent MacGrath has confirmed with Trot Insider that the great Somebeachsomewhere recently had a small cancerous mass removed and has begun a six-week round of chemotherapy....read on

Charmed Life Beats The Boys Again

November 19, 2017:

Odds-on Charmed Life (Yannick Gingras, $3.50) slapped the boys silly yet again on Sunday afternoon (November 19), as she won the $40,000 Open Trot at a windy Yonkers Raceway....read on

Update To Batavia Draw Schedule

November 19, 2017:

Horsepeople that are currently racing at Batavia Downs are reminded of the draw schedule changes for the week of US Thanksgiving....read on

Dr. Jack Swagler Passes

November 19, 2017:

Dr. Jack P. Swagler passed away on Friday (November 17) at the age of 79....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

November 19, 2017:

During late spring and the summer, I met with the Standardbred Canada team to share with them results and feedback that was received from our focus groups, and the formal and informal meetings I had held with our members and stakeholders...read on / continuer à lire

Eyes On A Bigger Prize

November 19, 2017:

When two-year-old trotter Alarm Detector won the $400,000 William Wellwood Memorial final at Mohawk Racetrack two months ago, co-owner Claude Hamel thought he'd get his first Breeders Crown starter this year. It didn't happen....read on

Faves Click In Charlottetown Features

November 19, 2017:

A set of $2,250 main events went postward as part of Saturday’s 12-race card at the Charlottetown Driving Park, and in both instances the favourites prevailed....read on

Saratoga Open To Artful Way; Greene & Copolla Dominate

November 19, 2017:

Artful Way was at it again thanks to his impressive victory in Saturday’s $19,500 Open Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

McNair, Grant Cop Woodbine Preferreds

November 19, 2017:

Four trips to victory lane was worth getting plastered in mud for driver Doug McNair during the soggy Saturday evening card at Woodbine Racetrack, and two of those wins came in the Preferred ranks....read on

Si Semalu Scores In Pocono Feature; Luck Be Withyou Retired

November 18, 2017:

Si Semalu became the newest member of the quarter-million-dollar club when he won the $20,500 featured pace Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Pocono, plowing through ‘sloppy +2’ conditions to post a 1:52.3 triumph....read on

Open Score For In Runaway Bay

November 18, 2017:

Blustery winds driving a hard rain made the track conditions at Batavia Downs less than desirable on Saturday night, but In Runaway Bay embraced the mailman’s philosophy to win the $10,000 Open Handicap pacing feature at the venerable Genesee County oval....read on

Preferred Repeat For Happy Holidays

November 18, 2017:

Make it back-to-back Preferred scores for Happy Holidays, who turned a two-hole trip into a narrow triumph in the $11,500 feature during Saturday’s 10-race program at Flamboro Downs....read on

Krivelin Wins Billings East Coast Final

November 18, 2017:

Robert “Rapid Rail” Krivelin is no stranger to fans who follow the amateur races, especially in the granddaddy of them all, the CKG Billings Harness Driving Series....read on

Yonkers Open To Bit Of A Legend N

November 18, 2017:

Odds-on Bit Of A Legend N won the scrum for the lead and eventually the ‘moist’ race Saturday night, annexing Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Open Pace....read on

Meadowlands Hosts Fall Four Elims

November 18, 2017:

A parade of two-year-old stars was on display Saturday evening at The Meadowlands as rookies rumbled in eliminations of the Three Diamonds, Goldsmith Maid, Valley Victory and Governor’s Cup....read on

Northside Feature To Burn Em Up Burr

November 18, 2017:

The trip was a tough one for Burn Em Up Burr in Saturday’s ‘winners over’ feature at Northside Downs, but that didn’t stop the gelding from finding his way to victory lane....read on

Dapper Dude Dashes To Meadows Win

November 18, 2017:

Dapper Dude attacked the leader, Stride Of Pride, first over, passed him in deep stretch and captured the $18,000 Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows on Saturday, November 18....read on

Marion Marauder Done For 2017

November 18, 2017:

Following a 10-start campaign through his four-year-old season, Marion Marauder, trotting Triple Crown winner and earner of over $2.6-million, has been shut down for the year, and is planned to comeback in 2018 as a five-year-old....read on

Momentous Book Signing At Revue

November 18, 2017:

Freddie Hudson and Bobby Rahner have been invited to have a book signing at the prestigious and world-famous Book Revue, located in Huntington, New York, for the release of their new book Momentous: Racing To Glory. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, November 28 at 7 p.m....read on

Notice Regarding Hwy. 401 Closure

November 18, 2017:

Ontario's Ministry of Transportation is closing Highway 401 at Regional Road 25 in Milton, Ont. from 7:00 p.m., Saturday, November 18 to 1:00 p.m., Sunday, November 19. The closure is for the removal of the existing Regional Road 25 bridge so that the construction of the new bridge can be completed....read on

SC Rewind: Albatross At Greenwood

November 18, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith remembers the all-time great horse Albatross and recounts the day he came to Toronto's Greenwood Raceway and triumphed in the 1972 Canadian Pacing Derby....read on

New Home For Vintage Master

November 18, 2017:

Vintage Master (p,1:48.1, $2,162,979), the richest living son of Western Ideal, will be taking up a new residence for the 2018 breeding season....read on

$6,000 Guaranteed Pick 5 At Batavia

November 18, 2017:

As a result of no winning ticket on Friday, Batavia Downs will offer a $6,000 guaranteed Early Pick-5 pool on the Saturday, November 18 program. The actual carryover is $2,901....read on

Favourites Victorious In Vinnell Elims

November 18, 2017:

Defending champion Buddy Weiser and the streaking Iwontdothatagain top the Jim Vinnell Memorial contenders after winning a pair of $10,000 eliminations for older pacers on Friday night (November 17) at Fraser Downs....read on

Amateur Trots To Minore & Faraldo

November 18, 2017:

The final preliminary contests prior to the series finale in the NAADA Fall Trotting Series were staged before the betting card at Yonkers Raceway on Friday night (November 17) and when the judges hung the official signs, Paul Minore and Joe Faraldo emerged victorious in their respective divisions....read on

McNair Bookends Woodbine Card

November 18, 2017:

Woodbine's leading driver Doug McNair came into Friday night's harness racing program the same way he left it: a winner....read on

Hoosier's 2017 Season Concludes

November 18, 2017:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino concluded its 2017 harness racing season with a 14-race card in front of a packed house on Friday, Nov. 17. In addition to the racing action, the leading driver and trainer titles were awarded....read on


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