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Faves Sweep Stakes At Yonkers

September 5, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway hosted the New York Sire Stakes' Armand Palatucci Pace for three-year-old colts and geldings on Tuesday evening, with three divisions — at $55,833, $55,833 and $54,833, respectively — making up the ‘sloppy’ event....read on

Tipitina Takes New Mark At Pocono

September 5, 2017:

The Rocknroll Hanover mare Tipitina found just the right level of competition on Tuesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, as she triumphed in a lifetime best of 1:51.3 over 'sloppy' going in the $14,000 featured distaff pace....read on

Grand Slam For ‘Gisele’

September 5, 2017:

A trio of OSS Grassroots divisions for three-year-old trotting fillies went postward Tuesday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, with Gisele Treelane, Ticket To Seattle and Bustingattheseams winning their respective assignments....read on

Rookie Trotters To Invade Vernon

September 5, 2017:

Freshman trotting colts invade Vernon Downs on Thursday, September 7, featuring two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes....read on

Meadows Preferred To Shesasmokinlady

September 5, 2017:

Shuffled to fourth at the three-quarters, Shesasmokinlady found late racing home and captured Tuesday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

'Sweetheart' Upsets In Harrington Feature

September 5, 2017:

Jason and Susan Skinner's BJs Sweetheart was an upset winner in the $17,500 Mares Open at Harrington Raceway Tuesday in 1:53.3....read on

Paver Feted At The Meadows

September 5, 2017:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino and the Meadows Standardbred Owners Association on Tuesday honoured Ray Paver for the 4,000th winning drive of his career....read on

RUS Series Leg Set For The ‘Big M’

September 5, 2017:

A field of nine trotters will be facing the starter at the Meadowlands Racetrack this Saturday (September 9) and Hyway Marcus will be looking to repeat in the $5,000 Bill Weaver Memorial Trot, which is the second leg of the RUS MidAtlantic Monte Series....read on

Hawthorne ‘Fantasy Own A Horse’ Details

September 5, 2017:

Hawthorne Race Course is inviting fans to ‘own a horse’ by entering to win the ‘Fantasy Own a Horse’ contest....read on

2017 Standardbred Poll – Week 15

September 5, 2017:

The Week 15 results from the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll have been released, and although he was scratched ‘sick’ out of his PASS final this past weekend, Fear The Dragon is still atop the chart....read on

Young Guns Miniature Horse Race Set

September 5, 2017:

Officials with Grand River Raceway have released the details of the track’s Young Guns Miniature Horse Race, which will take place on September 8....read on

Harrington Raises $20K For 'Cane Relief

September 5, 2017:

Harrington Raceway and Casino, in conjunction with USO Delaware, hosted a donation drive on September 1-2 that netted approximately $20,000 in cash and gift card donations to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims located in Texas and Louisiana....read on

Fraser Downs Qualifying Sessions Set

September 5, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Fraser Downs will be conducting a pair of qualifying sessions in advance of its October 3 program of racing....read on

Grand River Race Office Draw Changes

September 5, 2017:

Officials with Grand River Raceway have announced changes to the track’s race-draw schedule....read on

Mohawk Set For Elims, Stakes Galore

September 5, 2017:

Mohawk Racetrack is set for an action-packed weekend of harness racing, as the race office at the Campbellville, Ont. track has drawn programs which are full of stakes and eliminations. Friday will feature elims for the Maple Leaf Trot and the Milton Stakes, while Saturday will feature elims for the Canadian Trotting Classic and Elegantimage Stakes....read on

USTA Opposes Racing Integrity Act

September 5, 2017:

On Tuesday, September 5, the United States Trotting Association announced that it is opposed to the Horse Racing Integrity Act of 2017....read on

Mass. Sire Stakes Start Later This Month

September 5, 2017:

While many other states' sire stakes programs have already contested their finals or have them coming up on the calendar soon, the Massachusetts Sire Stakes is preparing to get its 2017 schedule underway at the end of September....read on

‘Bella’ And ‘Ruth’ Set To Clash

September 5, 2017:

A pair of the best three-year-old trotting fillies on the Grand Circuit will be at Batavia Downs on Wednesday afternoon (September 6) and will compete in a division of the New York Sire Stakes....read on

‘Smoke’ And ‘Hurricane’ Back On Track

September 5, 2017:

A six-pack of dashes comprised Mohawk Racetrack’s Tuesday, September 5 qualifying session, and an Ontario Sires Stakes Gold winner and fleet-footed stakes winner recorded victories during the morning session....read on

Win Stakes Payments For A NY-Bred

September 5, 2017:

The Harness Horse Breeders of New York State are pleased to offer the organization’s members a unique incentive to purchase a New York-bred at the Goshen Yearling Sale and the Morrisville Yearling Sale....read on

Reminder: Ohsweken Entries Due Wed.

September 5, 2017:

Six Nation Harness Racing will be holding a card of pari-mutuel racing this Saturday (September 9) at the Ohsweken Fairgrounds, and organizers would like to remind all horsepeople that entries are to be submitted at the Ontario Harness Horse Association office before noon on Wednesday (September 6)....read on

Sires Stakes Rookies To Spar Thursday

September 5, 2017:

This Thursday evening (September 7) at the Red Mile, the Kentucky Sires Stakes for two-year-old trotters will return for Leg 3, the last of the preliminary races. A total of 24 fillies and 19 colts set to get it on....read on

Small Filly Producing Big Feats

September 5, 2017:

"She is so determined, and that is what makes a good racehorse. It's odd to see a horse this small doing what she is doing, but it is all because she is that competitive."...read on

Faves Foiled In Preferreds

September 5, 2017:

Oaklea Wyatt and Jake Loewen celebrated upset victories in their respective $7,500 Preferred 3 assignments Monday evening at Grand River Raceway, and both winners used come-from-behind tactics to get it done....read on

Grassroots Army Battles At Mohawk

September 5, 2017:

Seven of Monday’s eleven races at Mohawk Racetrack were dedicated to freshman performers of the Grassroots level of the Ontario Sires Stakes....read on

Rookies Rumble In Rich Championships

September 4, 2017:

Three front-end favourites joined with a $78.20 closer to take the four Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Championships on a Labour Day Monday twilight card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Harrington Open To Major Uptrend

September 4, 2017:

Crissman Inc and Niss Allen Farm's Major Uptrend was a decisive winner Monday at Harrington Raceway in the featured $15,000 Open Pace in 1:51.3....read on

Artful Way Wires Vernon Pacers

September 4, 2017:

Artful Way (Brett Crawford) went right to the lead and never looked back in Monday afternoon's (September 4) featured $11,400 Open Pace at Vernon Downs....read on

Rash B Havior Dominates At Summerside

September 4, 2017:

Rail control coupled with an aggressive drive was a recipe for success for Rash B Havior in the Monday afternoon (September 4) feature at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Redemption Ride To Feature S-Breds

September 4, 2017:

Redemption Ride is a 30-day trainers’ challenge that teams up four horses with four of Ontario’s best up and coming equine trainers. Trainers will have one month to teach their horse a freestyle routine, and be able to compete against each other in basic competitive skills....read on

Obvious Blue Chip Repeats At Tioga

September 4, 2017:

Obvious Blue Chip ($4.40), co-owned by Ontarian Stephen Klunowski in partnership with the NLG Racing Stable, parlayed a pocket trip into a New York Sire Stakes victory on Monday afternoon (September 4) at Tioga Downs following her Empire Breeders Classic triumph over the same course a fortnight ago....read on

Firedrake Breaks Aces Track Record

September 4, 2017:

The Sunday evening (September 3) harness racing program at Running Aces was highlighted by the $10,000 Open Handicap Pace for horses and geldings, and once again it did not disappoint as the talented field of seven put on an exciting show. After the dust cleared at the wire, Firedrake etched his name into the history books with a track record-setting victory....read on

Tioga Revises Draw Schedule

September 4, 2017:

Tioga Downs has just two weeks remaining until the close of the 2017 season, and with only Friday and Saturday night racing scheduled, Tioga will now double draw for each race weekend on Tuesday mornings....read on

London Selected Yearling Videos Added

September 4, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has received an influx of yearling videos for the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale....read on

Western Fair Considers Passing Lane

September 4, 2017:

Would you like to see a passing lane half the length of the homestretch at The Raceway at Western Fair District?....read on

Pocono Feature Winners Take New Marks

September 4, 2017:

Pacer Big Top Hanover and trotter New Jersey Viking both took lifetime marks over a 'good' track while recording their initial victories in 2017 in the $18,000 features at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Sunday night (September 3)....read on

Reys N A Rocket Takes Off In Silk Lace

September 3, 2017:

Once again, Richard and Janet Rey's three-year-old pacing filly Reys N A Rocket was no match for her foes, this time winning Sunday's $8,732 Silk Lace Stakes at Miami by 25 lengths....read on

Stormont Kate Delivers In Preferred Trot

September 3, 2017:

With owner/trainer Bruce Richardson in the sulky, Stormont Kate ($4) delivered a front-stepping score as the even-money favourite in the co-featured $11,000 Preferred 2 Trot on Sunday night (September 3) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Copley Crew Dominates At Rideau

September 3, 2017:

Skyway Boomer pounced from the pocket to defeat his Jamie Copley stablemate Wildcat Cam in this week's $6,650 Winners Over Handicap Pace featured at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday night (September 3)....read on

New Winners In Atlantic Sires Stakes

September 3, 2017:

J J Tanner and Carters Caper broke through with 'A' victories in the final leg of the Atlantic Sires Stakes for three-year-old pacing colts on Sunday (Sept. 3) at Inverness Raceway....read on

Hoerdt Trainees Finish 1-2 In Open

September 3, 2017:

The Kelly Hoerdt stable's Kokanee Seelster and Iwontdothatagain topped the Open pacers at Century Downs on Sunday afternoon, finishing 1-2 in the $9,000 feature....read on

Dewycolorintheline Wins Yonkers Open

September 3, 2017:

Pole-assigned Dewycolorintheline (Mark MacDonald, $15.60) held sway Sunday afternoon (Sept. 3), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Dramatic Finish In Clinton Challenge

September 3, 2017:

It was a challenge in every sense of the word in the 37th edition of the Clinton Raceway Charity Driver's Challenge on Sunday, Sept. 3....read on

Series Finals In The Books In Quebec

September 3, 2017:

Hippodrome 3R hosted its richest race program of the 2017 season on Sunday (September 3), as the championship finals of the Breeders Cup Series and the Future Stars Series for two and three-year-old trotting colts and fillies were showcased during the program....read on

Boogie Shuffle Grooves At Harrah's

September 3, 2017:

Oakville, Ontario native Scott Zeron came up big on Sunday (September 3) at Harrah’s Philadelphia. The reinsman steered three-year-old gelding Boogie Shuffle to a track record victory during the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes finals. The contest was one of four $252,000 divisions that went postward during the card....read on

Bike Race At Batavia On Labour Day

September 3, 2017:

A full card of harness racing action and a driver’s bike race will be on tap at Batavia Downs on Monday, September 4 as part of the track’s annual Labour Day extravaganza....read on

Billings Victory For Oldford

September 3, 2017:

On Saturday, September 2, Steve Oldford, a former National Amateur Driver of the Year in the United States, returned to the winner’s circle for the 127th time since the business professional began driving in the amateur ranks....read on

Track Record For Steves Hot Rod

September 3, 2017:

On Saturday, September 2, Running Aces played host to Minnesota-sired three-year-old pacers, and the $6,500 event proved to be a race well worth watching....read on

Sires Stakes Faves Sharp At ‘The Spa’

September 3, 2017:

Two-year-old trotting fillies were featured on Saturday night (September 2) at Saratoga Casino Hotel. There were three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for juvenile fillies, and the favorites thrived....read on

Lets Leavem Sharp Under Saddle

September 3, 2017:

On Saturday, September 2, Racing Under Saddle Ontario races returned to a provincial track for a fifth time this year, as Hanover Raceway played host to a RUS Ontario contest, a $4,000 dash which went postward as Race 3 on the program....read on


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