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Saturday Stakes Twinbill At Charlottetown

September 15, 2017:

The very best two-year-old pacers that the East Coast has to offer will be at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park for the Saturday afternoon program as the capital oval plays host to a doubleheader program featuring the P.E.I. Colt Stakes, with cards scheduled for 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (Atlantic)....read on

Tax Reform Webinar Today At Noon

September 15, 2017:

Horsepeople across Canada are advised that accounting firm MNP are offering a webinar with respect to proposed tax changes and their potential implications on agricultural businesses on Tuesday, September 19 at 12:00 noon (Eastern)....read on

Freshman Fillies Converge On Monticello

September 15, 2017:

On Tuesday, September 19, Monticello Raceway will host the final leg of New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for two-year-old pacing fillies. The next stop for the upper echelon fillies will be the NYSS Night of Champions at Yonkers Raceway on Saturday, October 14. As luck would have it, or not, the top four point leaders are competing in the same Sire Stakes division, carded as race 10....read on

London Yearling Sale Announces Sponsors

September 15, 2017:

Standardbred Canada and the Forest City Yearling Sale are pleased to announce that Ontario Lottery and Gaming and Ontario Racing are major sponsors for the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale....read on

Pontone On Somewhere In L A, Quillen

September 15, 2017:

He has owned the likes of Muscle Hill, Market Share, Red Bow Tie, Art Major and Shark Gesture, yet to Thomas Pontone, 2017 Bobby Quillen Memorial participant Somewhere In L A provides him with the same type of pleasure as his champions and represents what he has ultimately enjoyed the most from his involvement in harness racing....read on

Big M Wraps September Meet Saturday

September 15, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack closes their short September meet with an intriguing Saturday night card on September 16 that offers full fields and competitive racing....read on

Morrisville, NY Sale This Sunday

September 15, 2017:

The annual Morrisville College Yearling Sale takes place this Sunday (September 17), starting at 12:00 p.m. Inspection of the yearlings is available any time after 10:00 a.m. the day prior, Saturday, September 16....read on

Churchill, Keeneland Join Forces

September 15, 2017:

On Friday (September 15), Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN) (“CDI”) and Keeneland Association, Inc. (“Keeneland”) announced a historic partnership to propose the construction of two new state-of-the-art racing facilities....read on

Goshen Receives Over $25K To Rebuild

September 15, 2017:

In response to the devastating fire at Goshen Historic Track on August 23, the harness racing industry and local community have generously donated over $25,000 to the National Historic Landmark....read on

Jackpot Hi 5 To $586,000 At Mohawk

September 15, 2017:

An odds-on favourite captured Thursday’s finale at Mohawk Racetrack, and as a result there were multiple winning tickets sold on the Jackpot Hi 5 wager....read on

Dee Rocks Delivers At Hoosier

September 15, 2017:

Dee Rocks asserted her divisional dominance over the two-year-old pacing fillies in the Hoosier state as she turned in another impressive performance Thursday to capture the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Final for two-year-old filly pacers at Hoosier Park....read on

Faves Sweep Stakes At Yonkers

September 14, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway Thursday night hosted the $167,500 New York Sire Stakes Mike Cipriani Trot for three-year-old fillies....read on

Rise Up Now Powers To Preferred Win

September 14, 2017:

Bob McClure put the pedal to the metal early with Rise Up Now in Thursday’s $7,500 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers, and the speedy gelding torched the oval in 1:52....read on

Buckaroo Storms To Record Mile

September 14, 2017:

Buckaroo cemented himself into history Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Tioga To Finish In Style

September 14, 2017:

Tioga Downs will end its 2017 campaign on Saturday night featuring two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for sophomore pacing colts and geldings....read on

Amateurs Battle At Monticello

September 14, 2017:

Once again three races for amateur drivers dotted the card at Monticello Raceway on Thursday with two events contested in the North American Amateur Drivers Association Fall Trotting Series and one in the Catskill Amateur Drivers Club Pacing Series....read on

Congo King Cruises At Saratoga

September 14, 2017:

Congo King set a new lifetime mark on Thursday afternoon as he scored in the $10,250 co-feature for New York sired trotters at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Team Whittemore Scores In Main Events

September 14, 2017:

Driver Jimmy Whittemore and trainer Dennis Whittemore brought game to Massachusetts on Thursday afternoon as their stable stars took the top two trots on the card at Plainridge Park....read on

Fraser Downs Qualifying Information

September 14, 2017:

Horsemen at Fraser Downs are reminded that qualifying races will be conducted over the next few weeks in advance of the start of the 2017-18 racing season....read on

Kentucky Super Night Set For Sunday

September 14, 2017:

The Red Mile will host Kentucky Super Night on Sunday (Sept. 17), with total purses of $1.7 million offered....read on

'Mambo' Ready For First Big Dance

September 14, 2017:

“I wouldn’t want him sitting on my back turning for home. He knows how to go by horses in the stretch, so if he’s anywhere in striking distance I would be surprised if he’s not moving forward."...read on

Read This Before You Blanket Your Horse

September 14, 2017:

Fall is a popular time for horse owners to go blanket shopping but before you dash out to purchase the latest in equine haute couture or the warmest rug with the most fill, consider what your horse really needs....read on

More Hardware For Team Reid?

September 14, 2017:

Paul Reid has a trio of competitors shining during the Grand Circuit festival at Mohawk Racetrack, including two trotters poised for major paydays this Saturday (September 16) in the $684,000 Canadian Trotting Classic and $385,000 Elegantimage....read on

Yonkers International Trot Nears

September 14, 2017:

The $1 million Yonkers International Trot is one month away with the classic trotting event scheduled for October 14, 2017 at Yonkers Raceway, with three horses confirmed to participate....read on

Tetrick Triples In Liberty Bell

September 14, 2017:

The Liberty Bell Series continued on Wednesday afternoon at Harrah's Philadelphia, with the three-year-old fillies taking front and centre stage....read on

Standardbred Canada Introduces The Rules Of Racing Committee

September 14, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has organized an industry-wide initiative to review the rules of racing in hopes to create a rule book for every harness racing jurisdiction to adopt and enforce....read on

Blazin Britches Best In Nadia Lobell

September 13, 2017:

Blazin Britches returned to racing action for the first time in over a month and picked up right where she left off....read on

More Track Records On PA Fair Circuit

September 13, 2017:

For the second straight week, Mother Nature was not kind to the three-year-olds racing on the Pennsylvania fair circuit. On Labour Day, the entire program of sophomore action at Stoneboro was washed out; on Wednesday, in York, only the colt pacers got to race....read on

Top Flight Angel Ties Batavia Record

September 13, 2017:

The $121,500 New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for three-year-old colt and gelding trotters rolled into Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening (September 13) and the track record for that age, sex, and gait, which is also the all-time track trotting mark of 1:54.3 set by Archangel in 2012 was tied by his son, Top Flight Angel (Archangel-Top Photo)....read on

Top 10 Jug Contenders – Week #6

September 13, 2017:

Jay Wolf, Little Brown Jug Publicity Director, has released his sixth and final weekly installment of the Top 10 Jug Contenders list in anticipation of the 72nd renewal of the pacing classic....read on

Majestic Fire Upsets In Elora OSS

September 13, 2017:

While Nobodynosjustice delivered on an odds-on promise in his Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots event on Wednesday (September 13) at Grand River Raceway, Majestic Fire stole the show with a 30-1 upset, holding his ground over the late-rallying fours-on favourite Stormont Ventnor in the second division....read on

Breeders Crown Beneficiaries Named

September 13, 2017:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced the names of four charitable organizations that will serve as official beneficiaries for the 34th edition of the Breeders Crown held on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28....read on

'Post Time' To Preview Mohawk Stakes

September 13, 2017:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by BetAmerica, is proud to announce their lineup for their show coming up on Thursday morning (September 14) at 10:00 a.m. Eastern....read on

Fear The Dragon Back In Action

September 13, 2017:

While the time of the mile isn't exactly what he was looking for, trainer Brian Brown says Fear The Dragon's Wednesday qualifying mile is better than it looks on paper....read on

Upsets Abound In Keystone Classic

September 13, 2017:

A combined 0-for-12 lifetime entering the day, Win Treasures (9-1) and Island Town (8-1) sprang upsets in Wednesday’s (September 13) $102,700 Keystone Classic for freshman filly trotters at The Meadows....read on

Pappy Go Go Looks To Extend Streak

September 13, 2017:

Pappy Go Go has seen nothing but the winner's circle all season, and his five rivals will have their hooves full trying to change that this Thursday evening (September 14) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Century Sees Increased Wagering

September 13, 2017:

The third season of Standardbred racing at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino came to an end on September 9, 2017 and showed gains in handle. All sources handle for the 71 days that began March 18, 2017 was up 12 per cent over the first 71 days of 2016....read on

Atlantic Family Noms Due Today

September 13, 2017:

The Host Committee of the 2017 Atlantic Breeders Crown will again recognize Atlantic harness racing families for their long-term contribution to the industry....read on

Delaware County Fair Reminders

September 13, 2017:

The Delaware County Fair and the Little Brown Jug would like to remind horsepeople of a some important items when it comes to the Little Brown Jug, the Jugette and the upcoming meet of live racing at the Delaware County Fair in Ohio....read on

Juveniles Galore At The ‘Big M’ Friday

September 13, 2017:

Those who appreciate two-year-old racing will adore this Friday’s (September 15) card at the Meadowlands, where ten of the 11 races are fourth-leg Kindergarten divisions and all but four horses on the entire 11-race program are rookies....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

September 13, 2017:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

Sires Stakes Championships Breakdown

September 13, 2017:

The richest night in Ohio horse racing history was recorded on September 2 at Scioto Downs, when the evening’s Super Night program sported more than $2 million in purses, highlighted by eight $250,000 Ohio Sires Stakes contests for Ohio-sired two and three-year-old trotters and pacers of both genders....read on

James ‘Jim’ Murphy Passes

September 13, 2017:

Horseman James Clarence ‘Jim’ Murphy, 80, of Crestwood, Kentucky, passed away on August 25, 2017....read on

Bowden On Grand Teton, Pure Country

September 13, 2017:

“At this point he (Grand Teton) really hasn’t beaten any of the top colts, but from what he’s done so far, I think he’s shown that kind of ability. I think he’s the type that will take the next step. At least we hope so.”...read on

Brandywine Remembered At Harrah’s

September 13, 2017:

This past Friday (September 8), Harrah’s Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association (PHHA), hosted the third of the ‘Summer Series of Racetrack Remembrances.’ Friday’s edition featured Brandywine Raceway....read on

Running Aces’ Meet Wraps Saturday

September 13, 2017:

The final Tuesday night program of live harness racing at Running Aces in 2017 is in the books, and the track will close out its season this coming Saturday (September 16) with its big Night of Champions program....read on

Marianne ‘Nan’ Hutchison Passes

September 13, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Flamboro Downs race office employee Marianne ‘Nan’ Hutchison passed away suddenly during the evening of Monday, September 11 at the age of 77....read on

Brown’s Duo Favoured In Jug Pool #1

September 13, 2017:

For several weeks, the experts have been saying the 72nd edition of the Little Brown Jug, presented by the Ohio Harness Horseman’s Association, was going to be a two-horse race. The bettors agree....read on

HR Ottawa, LP Assumes Operations Of Ottawa Area Gaming Bundle

September 13, 2017:

HR Ottawa, LP announced on Tuesday (September 12) that it will assume responsibility for the day-to-day operations and assets of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) Slots at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Hunterton’s Videos Now Online

September 13, 2017:

Videos for Hunterton Farms’ 2017 consignments to the Ohio Selected Jug Sale and Lexington Select Sale are now available to view on its website....read on


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