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Three In A Row For Ladys Dude

November 8, 2017:

Ladys Dude stretched his winning streak to three Wednesday (November 8) at The Meadows with a front-end victory in the $18,000 Preferred Handicap Trot....read on

New Hope For New Jersey Horsemen

November 8, 2017:

Democrats took back the governor’s seat in New Jersey as first-time candidate Phil Murphy defeated Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno....read on

Matron Stakes To Headline Dover Thurs.

November 8, 2017:

Four lucrative Matron Stakes for two-year-olds are set to headline the Thursday, November 9 program of racing at Dover Downs....read on

Downbytheseaside To Stand Stud In 2018

November 8, 2017:

It has been announced that Downbytheseaside will be standing at stud for the 2018 breeding season....read on

Gural: Vernon Slots Could Be Reduced

November 8, 2017:

Racetrack owner/operator Jeff Gural has said that he is looking to reduce the amount of slot machines at Vernon Downs....read on

‘T-Bird’ Getting Some Love

November 8, 2017:

Windsun T Bird is still going strong as her 11th birthday approaches. The pacing mare got off to a nice start at Cal Expo last weekend with a 7-1 upset for owner/trainer Robin Clements and pilot Nick Roland....read on

Update On ‘Dragon,’ ‘Britches’ Careers

November 8, 2017:

Bruce Trogdon of Emerald Highlands Farm has provided an update on the racing careers of Fear The Dragon and Blazin Britches....read on

One Last Trip For Horseman

November 8, 2017:

Some people have specific requests for when they pass away. Most people tend to go the traditional route with a visitation, funeral and gathering. One late gentleman has made the news this week because he will be getting the treatment only a true horseman would appreciate....read on

Pre-Race Incident Leads To Suspension

November 8, 2017:

A racing participant has been the subject of disciplinary action after presiding officials deemed he abused one of his mounts prior to a recent race....read on

Boli Captures Pompano Open

November 8, 2017:

Pompano Park's Tuesday program featured the redemption of Boli in the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

November 8, 2017:

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

‘Dooley’ And The ‘Gray Ghost’

November 8, 2017:

“To many, the words love, hope and dreams are synonymous with horses,” (author unknown). For Verner ‘Dooley’ Putnam, the horse of dreams that captured his heart was champion trotter, Greyhound....read on

The Fastest Of The Fast Trotters

November 8, 2017:

Without factoring post position, if the 11 fastest trotters in harness racing history were placed in a race which horse would win?...read on

Sloppy Score For Gweneeee J

November 7, 2017:

Just looking at the 1:55 time posted by Gweneeee J in taking The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono’s $17,000 distaff pacing feature Tuesday night, the clocking doesn’t seem all that impressive, but here’s three more pieces of information that have to be considered...read on

Nichol Nabs Quatrain Blue Chip

November 7, 2017:

Mac Nichol will hope Quatrain Blue Chip is poetry in motion on the racetrack after making the pacing colt the sales topper for Tuesday’s session of the Standardbred Horse Sale....read on

Faves Foiled In Preferreds

November 7, 2017:

A set of Preferred events – one for pacers and the other for trotters – went postward during Tuesday’s 10-race card at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and in both instances the favourites were denied trips to victory lane....read on

Dover Open To Theresademoninme

November 7, 2017:

Jonathan Roberts and Theresademoninme teamed up for a 1:55.1 victory in Tuesday’s $25,000 Open Trot at rainy Dover Downs over a 'sloppy' track....read on

Meadows Preferred To Barn Girl

November 7, 2017:

Barn Girl zipped to the front for Aaron Merriman and had little trouble with the field or sloppy surface from there, powering to her 13th victory this year in Tuesday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Ariana G Atop Poll 24

November 7, 2017:

The Week 24 results from the 2017 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll are in, and Ariana G sits atop the list yet again....read on

James MacDonald At The Royal

November 7, 2017:

The 2017 World Driving Champion, James MacDonald, will make a guest appearance at The Royal Winter Fair on Wednesday, November 8 in the Trot 4 Kids Stable section of Equine Guelph’s Equimania! exhibit....read on

Wilbert Weatherall Passes

November 7, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred racehorse owner and horseman Wilbert ‘Will’ Russell Weatherall, 87, of Flesherton, Ont., passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre in Durham on Monday (November 6)....read on

Standardbred Showcase Award Winners

November 7, 2017:

Officials with Standardbred Showcase would like to congratulate all the winners of the 2017 Ontario Standardbred Show Series awards, and would also like to take the opportunity to invite everyone to attend the awards banquet which will take place this coming weekend....read on

Explosive Matter To Stand At Hanover

November 7, 2017:

Hanover Shoe Farms, Inc. has announced that Explosive Matter will stand at Hanover for the 2018 season....read on

Dialogue On Western Fair Casino Lease

November 7, 2017:

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment spokesman Rob Mitchell has told the London Free Press that the Western Fair District and the City of London must lower its leasing cost or sell Gateway some of the fair property if a casino expansion and its accompanying amenities, which could include a hotel, are to come to the site....read on

Four-Year Winless Drought Snapped

November 7, 2017:

It was quite a night for young trainer Maggie Audley on Monday night (November 6), as Gold Star Mysti, a graduate of the Florida stakes program over the past two seasons, earned her ‘Summa Cum Laude’ honours as a four-year-old at Pompano Park with a thrilling 1:52.4 win for her 23-year-old driver, James Yoder....read on

Dudes The Man To Stand In New York

November 7, 2017:

Morrisville State College is pleased to announce the addition of Dudes The Man p, 2, 1:51.3, 3, 1:48.4f ($792,387) to its 2018 stallion roster....read on

Makasi Rebounds; McNair On A Roll

November 6, 2017:

Makasi was a bust when he finished eighth as the even-money favourite in a conditioned event Oct. 30 at Woodbine Racetrack, but he bounced back in a big way – and a big price – on Monday evening....read on

No Rust On Pauly Wally

November 6, 2017:

Pauly Wally returned from a lengthy layoff Monday evening at The Raceway at Western Fair District and came away victorious in the $8,500 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers....read on

James' SSG Gloves Feted

November 6, 2017:

SSG Gloves of Aurora, ON, has been named the 2017 JC Sponsor of the Year in recognition of its invaluable contributions to Canadian show jumping athletes at all levels of the sport....read on

Dover Feature To Petrossian AS

November 6, 2017:

In a repeat of last week’s opening day feature, Petrossian AS scored a win in the $18,000 headliner giving driver Russ Foster his second of three winners Monday at Dover Downs....read on

Muscle Hills All The Rage In Harrisburg

November 6, 2017:

Sons and daughters of trotting sire Muscle Hill were in high demand in Monday’s opening session of the 2017 Standardbred Horse Sales Company Annual Sale....read on

Safe From Terror A Winning Machine

November 6, 2017:

Safe From Terror powered to her 19th win this year in Monday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace at the Meadows, lifting her to a tie with the 13-year-old mare Quicksilvercandy A for 'winningest' Standarbred in North America in 2017....read on

Ducharme Domination In Massachusetts

November 6, 2017:

More records were broken as the best state-bred Standardbreds convened one more time for the Massachusetts Sire Stakes (MASS) finals at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon. Forty-six horses competed in eight $90,000 divisions and generated some impressive miles as a result....read on

Bulletproof / Brooks Appeal Denied

November 6, 2017:

On Wednesday, November 1, the Ontario Court of Appeal announced that it had denied an appeal from Jeffrey Brooks and Bulletproof Enterprises in regard to a ruling by the then-Ontario Racing Commission....read on

Driver's Lawsuit Against Track To Begin

November 6, 2017:

A negligence lawsuit filed on behalf of a paralyzed harness driver against a major Standardbred racing operator is scheduled to get underway in court this week....read on

Alberta Lauds Ten-Year Agreement

November 6, 2017:

Alberta is now two years into a landmark agreement between the provincial government and the horse racing industry, and both sides are adamant that the ten-year deal is working well for each of them....read on

Trainer Pleads Guilty In Federal Court

November 6, 2017:

On Wednesday, November 1, a former Standardbred horseman pled guilty in United States Federal Court to introducing mis-branded equine drugs into interstate commerce....read on

Horsemen: PA Purse Funds Are Secure

November 6, 2017:

The Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association has stated that, following years of uncertainty, it is proud to announce that the budget legislation that was recently passed protects the Race Horse Development Fund by converting it to a virtually untouchable trust fund....read on

Kentuckiana Announces 2018 Stud Fees

November 6, 2017:

Kentuckiana Farms has announced the 2018 stud fees for Muscle Mass, Swan For All and Yankee Glide....read on

‘The Stable’ Christmas Open House Info

November 6, 2017:

Officials with ‘The Stable’ have released the details of a public open house which will take place later this month....read on

Barbarian Upsets, Stallion Stakes Raced

November 6, 2017:

Baseball season ended last Wednesday night when Houston won the final game of the World Series, but on Sunday night (November 5) at Pompano Park it felt like the season was still going strong....read on

Drivers To Take To The Airwaves

November 6, 2017:

The close dash driving competition at Batavia Downs this year has brought a lot of attention to the track from fans and bettors alike....read on

Standardbred Canada Introduces One Free Month For Late Starters

November 6, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has announced that it is rolling out Late Start Eligibility to members, effective immediately....read on

Big Night Continues For Allards

November 5, 2017:

The brothers Allard, driver Simon and trainer Rene, kept their hot streak at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono going on Sunday, with both picking up his fourth victory of the night when Smalltownthrowdown reduced his mark to 1:53 while defeating favoured Centurion ATM in the $20,500 trotting feature....read on

Ufdragons Rocket Delivers At Rideau

November 5, 2017:

Back at his old stomping grounds on Sunday, driver Louis-Philippe Roy guided favourite Ufdragons Rocket ($5.30) to victory in the featured $8,400 Winners Over Handicap Pace at Rideau Carleton Raceway...read on

Dover Draws Matrons Monday

November 5, 2017:

Monday is draw day for the lucrative Matron Stakes for two-year-old trotting and pacing fillies and colts....read on

Dead Heat In Flamboro Preferred

November 5, 2017:

Lets Wait And See and Don McWhite were inseparable at the wire in the featured $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace on Sunday night (November 5) at Flamboro Downs ending up in a dead heat win....read on

Record For Keystone Velocity In Potomac

November 5, 2017:

Keystone Velocity turned in a dazzling 1:47.3 track record performance to win the second edition of the $100,000 Potomac Pace over defending champion All Bets Off on Sunday evening (November 5) at Rosecroft Raceway....read on

Buddy Weiser Prevails In Fraser Open

November 5, 2017:

After missing by just a neck and nose in his last two starts, Buddy Weiser delivered as the odds-on favourite defeating his Open opponents in Sunday's $12,000 feature at Fraser Downs....read on

Summerside Feature To Allstar Seelster

November 5, 2017:

Allstar Seelster was upset bound in the Sunday afternoon featured pace at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on


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