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Milestone Men

September 22, 2008:

The milestone watch is on for a number of high profile drivers including the likes of Dave Magee, Mike Lachance, Luc Ouellette and Frank Coppola Jr....read on

No Lexington For Badlands Nitro

September 22, 2008:

Badlands Nitro, who set the fractions to the three-quarter-mile marker for the first heat division of the Little Brown Jug won by Shadow Play, will not join many of the sport's top three-year-olds for...read on

Swick Very Satisfied With Jug Runner-Up

September 22, 2008:

Trainer Don Swick has a hard time complaining about not winning last week's Little Brown Jug with Lonestar Legend, who won his first heat in a stakes-record 1:49.3, just a fifth off the World Record s...read on

Art Official Still Strong

September 22, 2008:

Art Official, who raced on the outside for much of the day in his two heats of the Little Brown Jug last week, is scheduled to make his next start Saturday in the Bluegrass Stakes at Lexington's Red M...read on

Milestone Win For Tyler Buter

September 22, 2008:

While he was hoping to achieve career victory number 1,000 on Saturday's Super Night card at Balmoral Park, waiting an extra night did not diminish the excitement of reaching the milestone for 22-year-old Tyler Buter....read on

New Brunswick Industry Offered Assistance Through VLT Program

September 22, 2008:

The province's harness racing industry has been offered a participatory role in the new video lottery reforms which were announced as part of a new responsible gaming policy for the province....read on

Kentucky Panel Votes In Whip Rule

September 22, 2008:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission today approved a statewide ban on certain kinds of whips in harness racing....read on

Dr. Moore Gives Shadow Play Update

September 22, 2008:

After letting the dust settle from Thursday's Little Brown Jug, Trot Insider spoke with Dr. Ian Moore this morning....read on

New Beginning For Saint John Harness Racing

September 22, 2008:

The Exhibition Association of the City and County of Saint John ('Exhibition Association') announced today it will support the Government of New Brunswick's plan to establish a not-for-profit entity t...read on

Keeneland T-Bred Yearling Sales Down

September 22, 2008:

Through Sunday's session, the Keeneland thoroughbred yearling sales have been following the industry trend, with numbers reduced compared to those of last year....read on

Perrot Records First Driving Victory

September 22, 2008:

After working out a two-hole trip, 26-year-old reinsman Ryan Perrot recorded his first lifetime victory Sunday afternoon at the Charlottetown Driving Park with Allamerican Napa....read on

Out-Of-Competition Testing In Pennsylvania

September 22, 2008:

The Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission announced today that out-of-competition testing will begin in the Keystone State starting October 1 and is directed at all horses entered to race at the Meadows....read on

Jean-Pierre Camirand Passes

September 22, 2008:

Trot Insider has learned that on Thursday, September 18, successful owner/trainer Jean-Pierre 'Beaver' Camirand passed away after a valiant fight with cancer. He was 60 years old....read on

Clare MacDonald Fundraiser In The Works

September 22, 2008:

The Truro Horse Owners Association is planning a fundraiser in support of Clare MacDonald, who was injured in a racing accident in St. John earlier in the summer....read on

Shales Froggy Sidelined

September 22, 2008:

On Friday, Shales Froggy, the popular As Promised gelding that commonly thrills fans at Fraser Downs, was scratched 'lame' from the Open at the Surrey oval. According to trainer Barry Treen, the four-year-old will be missing some time....read on

Submission For Changes To MPHRC Rules

September 22, 2008:

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission is soliciting suggestions for changes to the MPHRC rules that would form potential amendments in 2009....read on

Brewer Takes Clinton Charity Challenge

September 21, 2008:

It was an exciting finish to another terrific year at Clinton Raceway and the season's closing program made charity the big winner again....read on

Indiana Hall Takes Flamboro's Top Trot

September 21, 2008:

Indiana Hall wasted no time in setting up shop on the lead in Sunday's evening's $16,800 Preferred Trot at Flamboro Downs, and that tactical approach sat very well with the Garry Merner trainee....read on

Define The World Dominates Again

September 21, 2008:

Define The World may rank second in the OSS Gold Series point standings, but he's a trotter that hasn't taken a back seat to anyone in recent weeks....read on

Allamerican Phoebe Favoured In NJSS Final

September 21, 2008:

Allamerican Phoebe, runner-up in the $75,000 Harold Dancer Filly Trot, has been installed as the 3-1 morning line favourite in the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes final for two-year-old trotting fillie...read on

Via Conway Tops Morrisville College Sale

September 21, 2008:

The annual Morrisville College Equine Institute sale was held in Morrisville, New York on Sunday afternoon, with 197 yearlings sent through the auction ring over the course of the day....read on

Flanagan Beauty Still Flawless

September 21, 2008:

Flanagan Beauty extended her undefeated streak to six on Sunday afternoon thanks to her 1:58.3 score at the Hippodrome de Montreal in the lone $35,000 Elite division for two-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Up And Down Day For Arsenault

September 21, 2008:

Kenny Arsenault had a profitable day at the CDPEC on Sunday afternoon, but in doing so he was forced to bounce back from an early mishap....read on

Samspace Sizzles In Conroy Memorial

September 21, 2008:

Some of the fastest fractions in the history of Truro Raceway were produced in Sunday afternoon's $7,500 Johnny Conroy Memorial, and that sat very well with Samspace and trainer/driver Dennis Baxter....read on

The Stars Shine On Super Night

September 21, 2008:

The stars were out in full force at Balmoral Park on Saturday evening as the Illinois oval hosted Super Night – the track's biggest card of the year.

Here is a recap from the various events:...read on

Arch Madness Blazes In Maple Leaf Trot

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September 21, 2008:

With Brian Sears at the reins, Arch Madness posted a stakes record with his eye-catching victory in the $728,600 Maple Leaf Trot at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Chancey Lady Crushes Rivals In Gold Final

September 21, 2008:

Chancey Lady equaled her lifetime mark of 1:51.1 as she cruised to victory this evening in the $120,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Final for three-year-old pacing fillies at Mohawk Racetrack tonight....read on

Northern Illusion Upsets In Balanced Image

September 20, 2008:

The two-year-old trotter Northern Illusion upset the post time favourite Pembrook Street with a dazzling five length victory in the featured $39,400 Balanced Image Final at Hanover Raceway on Saturday night....read on

Field Set For Milton Stakes Final

September 20, 2008:

My Little Dragon fulfilled her 1-5 sendoff by surging to victory in the first of two $50,000 eliminations for the Milton Stakes for pacing fillies and mares three and up, tonight at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Millionare Cam Quickest In OSS Gold Elims

September 20, 2008:

Favourite Millionaire Cam prevailed in a tense stretch battle with Shady Cam to take the first and fastest $40,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold elimination for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings tonight at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Trillium Trotting Fillies Go Wire-To-Wire

September 20, 2008:

Georgian Downs hosted three Trillium divisions for two-year-old trotting fillies on Saturday and Ldees Creditreport, Town Hall Babe and Daylon Mystique used front-end tactics to take the lion's share of the $23,378 purses....read on

Hyperion Hanover Takes Mark In Open

September 20, 2008:

Amidst a night of impressive winning efforts and rich stakes events at Mohawk Racetrack, Hyperion Hanover put forth a dazzling effort of his own to win the $47,000 Open Pace in a new lifetime mark....read on

Kalahari Riff Triumphs In Standardbred Stake

September 20, 2008:

Kalahari Riff pleased fans with his winning performance in the $6,000 Saskatchewan Standardbred Stake at Marquis Downs on Saturday....read on

Champions Face Off At Sudbury

September 20, 2008:

Thomson Seelster and Seawind Gambler were the champions of Saturday night's card at Sudbury Downs taking the two $15,000 Champion Series divisions....read on

Deep Finesse Extends Streak In PEI Colt Stakes

September 20, 2008:

Deep Finesse notched his ninth consecutive victory at Charlottetown Driving Park during a full card of PEI Colt Stakes divisions for two and three-year-olds on Saturday afternoon....read on

Good Things Come In Threes

September 20, 2008:

Saturday night saw three trainers across the country dominate their tracks' cards with three or more wins each....read on

Im Fine, Hennessey Shine At Pompano

September 20, 2008:

Driver Wally Hennessey had a fine night at the Isle Pompano Park Saturday, scoring five wins on the card....read on

SBOANJ Supports Bid For Sports Wagering

September 20, 2008:

The Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey has adopted a formal resolution in support of efforts by NJ State Senator Raymond J. Lesniak (D-20) to legalize sports wagering at racetracks....read on

Dial Or Nodial Sets Stakes Record

September 20, 2008:

Dial Or Nodial drew off to a six and a half-length victory setting a stakes record of 1:53.4 in the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Saturday at Freehold Raceway....read on

Maple Leaf Trot Featured On The Score

September 20, 2008:

Fans who are unable to make it out to Mohawk Racetrack tonight will be able to enjoy national coverage of the $728,000 Maple Leaf Trot - Canada's premier event for older trotters - on a special edition of Race Night On The Score from 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (E.D.T.)...read on

Somebeachsomewhere Off To Kentucky

September 20, 2008:

With a clean bill of health, pacing phenom Somebeachsomewhere will make the trek to Kentucky to compete in next Saturday's Bluegrass Stakes....read on

The World According To Dean: A race unlike any you've ever seen

September 20, 2008:

In one of my blog entries on the Standardbred Canada preview of its new web site, I wrote about the Little Brown Jug and quoted my late friend Norman Woolworth. Few people knew as much about harness racing here and abroad than Woolworth as he started a horse in the late 1950s in the Prix d'Amerique in France. He enjoyed racing wherever he went. ...read on

St Lads Popcorn Prevails In OSS Gold Final

September 19, 2008:

In rein to Jason Brewer, St Lads Popcorn took a new lifetime mark with an impressive score in the $120,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Final for two-year-old filly pacers on Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Callies Sweetheart Paces Lifetime Best

September 19, 2008:

Callies Sweetheart paced to a lifetime mark of 1:56.4 on Friday at the Isle Pompano Park in winning her division of the Florida Sunshine State Stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Accident At Fraser; 'Classy' In Open

September 19, 2008:

An accident occurred on Friday night during the eighth race at Fraser Downs resulting in a No Contest being declared....read on

Whatta Hotty Aiming For Gold Final Title

September 19, 2008:

Whatta Hotty's path to the winner's circle was far longer than her connections expected, but as the three-year-old trotting fillies head back to Flamboro Downs for their second last Gold Final on Wednesday, Sept. 24, the filly's elimination win has cemented her as one of the favourites in the $120,000 contest....read on

Race For Grassroots Post Season Heats Up

September 19, 2008:

Georgian Downs will wrap up a spectacular season of Ontario Sires Stakes action on Tuesday, Sept. 23 with five Grassroots divisions for the three-year-old trotting fillies....read on

Roxie Rocks In Open At Marquis

September 19, 2008:

The six-year-old pacing mare, Roxie, used the inside post position to her advantage on Friday night in the $2,000 Open class at Saskatchewan's Marquis Downs....read on

Purse Increase At Grand River

September 19, 2008:

Grand River Raceway is pleased to announce a purse increase, effective Friday, September 19....read on

Faves Take Yonkers Co-Features

September 19, 2008:

A pair of people's preferences, American Lane and Elusive Prey, shared Yonkers Raceway's Friday night marquee by winning their respective $40,000 Open Handicaps....read on


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