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Kawartha Cancels

September 30, 2008:

Kawartha Downs was forced to cancel today's card of racing due to unsafe track conditions caused by inclement weather in the Peterborough area....read on

PEI Government Won't Pay For Grandstand

September 30, 2008:

Prince Edward Island treasurer Wes Sheridan has said that the provincial government will not be offering funding to revamp the grandstand at Summerside Raceway....read on

Freshmen Trotting Fillies Square Off In Lexington

September 30, 2008:

Harness racing action is underway once again at the Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky, and this afternoon's card of racing will shine the spotlight on two-year-old trotting fillies as they battle in five divisions of the International Stallion Stakes....read on

Commander Crowe Returns Victorious

September 30, 2008:

After a three-month layoff, the undefeated Swedish trotting star Commander Crowe showed no signs of rust en route to his 23rd straight victory on Monday in the HallandsMästaren at Halmstad....read on

Last Week's Poll Results

September 30, 2008:

Last week's SC Poll asked: "If Walter Case applied for a driver's licence in your jurisdiction, would you be in favour of granting him a licence?"...read on

Monticello To Race Friday Afternoons

September 30, 2008:

Effective Friday, October 3 and continuing throughout the month, Monticello Raceway will be adding Friday afternoon cards to its live racing schedule....read on

Chief Vet For Kentucky Commission Resigns

September 30, 2008:

On Friday, September 26, Kentucky Horse Racing Commission chief veterinarian Lafe Nichols sent in a letter of resignation, yet cited no reasons for the decision....read on

Post Time Change Saturday At CDP

September 30, 2008:

Harness Racing PEI has confirmed a first race post time change for the live card scheduled for Saturday, October 4 at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Hébert Reflects On Gingras

September 30, 2008:

A funeral service for horseman Jean-Marc Gingras will take place at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon, and fellow veteran horseman Jacques Hébert has reflected on the 78-year-old....read on

Keystone Horatio Will Be Back In '09

September 30, 2008:

Ontario's gifted three-year-old pacing colts bring their heated rivalry to Rideau Carleton Raceway on Thursday evening and trainer John Kopas is hoping it is Keystone Horatio's turn in the Gold final winner's circle....read on

Freshmen Fillies Flock To Flamboro

September 29, 2008:

More than half of Flamboro Downs' Monday program was dedicated to two-year-old trotting fillies, who invaded Canada's fastest half-mile oval for OSS Grassroots action....read on

Two Splits Of Trillium Series Completed

September 29, 2008:

Artimittateslife and Windsong Eva both captured their respective divisions of the Trillium Series for three-year-old filly pacers tonight at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Fillies Battle In Gold Elims At Mohawk

September 29, 2008:

Cheap Motel and St Lads Popcorn came away with victories in their respective $40,000 OSS Gold Series eliminations for two-year-old pacing fillies at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday evening, but they didn't have much luck in the post position draw for next week's final....read on

One Spot Open In Xtreme Harness Camp

September 29, 2008:

Due to a late participant cancellation, Grand River Raceway has one spot available for its Standardbred Xtreme Adult Harness Camp....read on

Lola Van Zonneveld Passes

September 29, 2008:

Lola Van Zonneveld, whose son-in-law, John Campbell, is racing's winningest driver, passed away September 27, 2008 in New Jersey after a brief illness. She was 77....read on

Italian Stallion Out

September 29, 2008:

Italian trotter Infinitif most likely will miss Saturday's Allerage at The Red Mile in Lexington. The four-year-old is suffering from a minor ligament injury, trainer Marie Ortolan said, and will be given time off....read on

Allerage The Final Stop For Arch Madness

September 29, 2008:

Arch Madness will have one more chance to add to his win total....read on

ORC Issues Safety Vest Reminder

September 29, 2008:

The Ontario Racing Commission would like to remind all drivers of the requirement to wear a safety vest in racing, starting October 1....read on

Restrictions On Horses Coming From U.S.

September 29, 2008:

The Ontario Racing Commission would like to ensure that all industry stakeholders are aware of the current federal restrictions on the import of horses to Canada (or returning to Canada) from the United States....read on

Crazed Takes Break Before Futurity

September 29, 2008:

While his rivals raced, Crazed enjoyed time off before Saturday's Kentucky Futurity at The Red Mile....read on

Daniel Harnois Passes; Arrangements Announced

September 29, 2008:

Trot Insider has learned that Daniel Harnois, former president of the Quebec horsemen's association (ATAQ), lost his bout with cancer over the weekend and has passed away....read on

North American Record For T-Bred Curlin

September 29, 2008:

On Saturday, September 27, four-year-old thoroughbred colt Curlin became the richest racehorse in North American history, as he captured the $750,000 Jockey Gold Cup at Belmont Park, pushing his career earnings to $10.25 million....read on

Newhart Named Dover Race Secretary

September 29, 2008:

Rod Newhart will assume the duties of race secretary at Dover Downs when the Delaware capital-city raceway begins its 40th season the last Sunday in October....read on

Dr. Moore: No Red Mile For Shadow Play

September 29, 2008:

This morning, Shadow Play's trainer Dr. Ian Moore told Trot Insider that the Little Brown Jug winner will not be supplemented to the Tattersalls Pace at the Red Mile, as The Panderosa colt is fighting a hoof separation....read on

Mr Feelgood Sold To Australian Owners

September 29, 2008:

Mr Feelgood, the 2006 Little Brown Jug winner, has been sold to Australian connections and is heading into quarantine next week....read on

Possible Retirement For Windsong Espoir

September 29, 2008:

Windsong Espoir 2,1:55.3 ($759,136) was withdrawn from the Ontario Sires Stakes Gold final on September 28 at Mohawk Racetrack. The three-year-old Kadabra colt has been shut down for the rest of the season, and there is a possibility that his career is over....read on

Mike Stein Passes

September 29, 2008:

Mike Stein, owner and operator of Victory Lane Farms Training Center in Flamborough, ON, passed away suddenly on his farm on Wednesday, September 24....read on

Georgian Overhauls Condition Sheet

September 29, 2008:

Georgian Downs has announced that it has completed an overhaul of its condition sheet, including an enhanced purse structure....read on

Amateur Canucks Excel In Billings

September 29, 2008:

Perhaps it was only fitting that the Canadian members of the C.K.G. Billings Amateur Driving Series won most of the contests on their home turf this past weekend....read on

Harrington Hosts Mildred Williams Series

September 29, 2008:

The Mildred Williams International Driving Series hit Harrington Raceway yesterday, as eight female drivers from around North America raced for the benefit of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition....read on

Celebrity Farms Continue To Donate

September 29, 2008:

Celebrity Farms has announced it will donate a percentage of proceeds from Celebrity Secret's and Celebrity Tribute's races in the 116th Kentucky Futurity, the final leg of the Trotting Triple Crown, at the Red Mile on Saturday, October 4....read on

Action Returns To The Border Oval

September 28, 2008:

Harness racing returned to Windsor Raceway on Sunday evening, and the border oval treated its fans to a 12-race program that featured a pair of Preferred events for pacers....read on

Lee Brundige Passes

September 28, 2008:

Longtime owner Lee Brundige passed away in Smiths Falls Hospital on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. He was in his 66th year....read on

Giroux Crew Triples Up At Rideau

September 28, 2008:

Trainer Sebastien Giroux is in the midst of his most productive season ever from an earnings standpoint, and his three-win performance at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday evening added a little more icing to the cake....read on

Six Pack For Enjoy The Caviar

September 28, 2008:

Enjoy The Caviar sailed to his sixth victory in as many tries in a $22,000 conditioned assignment at Mohawk Racetrack on Sunday evening, and that's music to the ears of partners Holly Carr and Joanne Dawson....read on

Define The World Dominates In Gold Final

September 28, 2008:

Define The World continued his dominance over Ontario-sired rivals with a convincing 1:53.3 victory in tonight's $140,000 OSS Gold Final for three-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Streaking Winners In Flamboro Preferreds

September 28, 2008:

A pair of streaking performers took home weekly bragging rights in their respective Preferred events at Flamboro Downs on Sunday evening....read on

Dunachton Gale Returns To Victory Lane

September 28, 2008:

It didn't take the two-time winner of Atlantic Canada's Horse of Year title very long to find his way back to the winner's circle – only two starts, in fact....read on

Distinction Day In La Belle Province

September 28, 2008:

It was a big day for two year-old pacers and trotters at the Hippodrome de Montreal on Sunday, as the Quebec oval hosted an assortment of Distinction divisions....read on

MacKenzie Stakes On Tap At Truro

September 28, 2008:

Sophomore pacers were out in full force at Truro Raceway earlier this afternoon, as the Nova Scotia half-miler featured four divisions – two for fillies and two for colts and geldings - of the Carl and late Marg MacKenzie Stakes....read on

Rookie Pacers Battle In OSS At Dresden

September 28, 2008:

Six divisions of OSS Grassroots action for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings highlighted this afternoon's matinee program at Dresden Raceway, and it was a great opportunity for many pacers to bolster their point total in the race to this year's OSS Grassroots semi-finals....read on

Somebeachsomewhere Equals World Record

September 27, 2008:

Somebeachsomewhere made a huge statement this afternoon with a sizzling 1:46.4 world record equaling performance in the final $134,000 Bluegrass division for three-year-old pacers at The Red Mile. ...read on

Darlins Delight Devastates In Milton Stakes

September 27, 2008:

A persistent drizzle put out My Little Dragon's fire tonight, and rival Darlins Delight romped to a six-length victory in the $405,000 Milton Stakes for pacing mares three and up, at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Fritz Doubles Up In Grassroots Action

September 27, 2008:

On Saturday night, two-year-old trotters invaded Hiawatha Horse Park for six $20,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions and driver Randy Fritz sat in the bike for a pair of victories....read on

Millionaire Cam Strikes Gold

September 27, 2008:

Millionaire Cam came on strong in the stretch to take the $140,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Final for two-year-old colts and geldings on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Tough Cassidy Sets Lifetime Mark At Pompano

September 27, 2008:

Tough Cassidy and driver Anthony Napolitano ended the $100,000 bonus hopes of rivals Storming Howard and Valentines Gator Saturday at the Isle Pompano Park, scoring a lifetime record of 1:54.2 in capturing the $14,000 final of the Florida Sunshine State Stakes for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings....read on

A Day Away Dominant In Prairie Lily Pace

September 27, 2008:

A Day Away stole the show in the featured $7,240 Prairie Lily Pace sponsored by Standardbred Canada and the SSBOA at Marquis Downs on Saturday....read on

Red Star Hottie Takes Arbutus Stake

September 27, 2008:

Red Star Hottie beat out her fellow Canadian owned and sired rivals in the $17,420 Arbutus Stake for three-year-old fillies at Fraser Downs on Saturday night....read on

Jacks Table Goes The Distance

September 27, 2008:

Jacks Table showed off his endurance capabilities as he dominated the $9,000 Distance Race Final at Hanover Raceway this evening, pacing the 1-1/2 mile event in 3:05.2....read on

Noble Champions Rule At Sudbury

September 27, 2008:

A pair of $15,000 divisions of the third leg of Champion Series highlighted Sudbury Downs' 11-race card on Saturday night along with the Preferred Trot....read on


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