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Cup Eligibles Impress; Henry Lights It Up

May 3, 2018:

Trevor Henry stole the show with a pair of big upsets while sophomores Ghost Dance and Talbotcreekwhiskey impressed in their respective assignments on a mild and foggy Thursday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

'Schofield' Smokes Preferred Foes

May 3, 2018:

The betting public was all over Chestnut Schofield in Thursday’s $11,500 Preferred 2 for trotters at Flamboro Downs, and the gelding passed the test with flying colours for Team Hensley....read on

Schwartz, Kokinos Win Amateur Trots

May 3, 2018:

Despite the fact that NAADA is preparing to host a contingent of their counterparts from Spain next week the beat goes on for the members of the North American Amateur Drivers Association....read on

Northlands Park's License Extended

May 3, 2018:

Horse Racing Alberta and Northlands announced today the continuation of their partnership by extending the horse racing license to Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino until the new Century Mile Racetrack is open to the public....read on

Plainridge Feature To Buff

May 3, 2018:

Making amends for a runner-up effort last week, Buff moved up in class, put in a game effort and came away with a “W” in the $14,000 winners-over featured trot at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon....read on

Spoiler Alert Sweeps Mongeon Series

May 3, 2018:

Thursday featured the conclusion of the sixth annual John Mongeon, Sr. Memorial Trotting Series at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

NJ Sire Stakes Meeting Friday

May 3, 2018:

The New Jersey Sire Stakes Board of Trustees will be holding a special meeting tomorrow, (Friday, May 4), concerning the distribution of the 2018 sire stakes purses....read on

Fashion Creditor Styles For Win

May 3, 2018:

The favoured Perseverance seemed to have everything going his way in the $18,000 trotting feature at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Thursday (May 3)....read on

2018 OSS Yearling Nomination Form Info

May 3, 2018:

Ontario Sires Stakes Yearling Nomination forms were mailed in mid-April to the owners of eligible foals of 2017, according to the information in the Standardbred Canada computer system at that time....read on

New Mohawk Paddock Kitchen Operator

May 3, 2018:

Horsepeople racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park tonight (Thursday, May 3) will notice a new look and new face in the paddock kitchen....read on

Changes At The Jockey Club Of Canada

May 3, 2018:

It has been announced that Glenn Sikura and Candice Dixon will soon be assuming new positions with The Jockey Club of Canada....read on

Update On Allard Appeal

May 3, 2018:

Trainer Rene Allard has provided an update in regard to his appeal of a recent ruling on a Class I positive test....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace (Vol. 1)

May 3, 2018:

With the Meadowlands Racetrack’s Championship Meet opening this weekend, the ‘Big M’ has released the first installment of its ‘Road to the Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace.’...read on

Ralph Carroll Passes

May 3, 2018:

With broken hearts, the family of Standardbred horseman Ralph Carroll, 57, has regretfully announced his sudden passing, which occurred on Monday (April 30)....read on

Baby Steps Toward The Hambo

May 3, 2018:

“He could be (a horse for the Hambletonian). He needs to develop a little bit, but it’s a long time until August.”...read on

Tioga Meet To Open Saturday

May 3, 2018:

Tioga Downs will kick off its 13th season of live harness racing on ‘Derby Day’ Saturday (May 5), which will feature a special 5:00 p.m. first-race post time....read on

Exhibition Park Race Date Changes

May 3, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has given its approval for multiple changes to Exhibition Park Raceway’s 2018 race date calendar....read on

Matlock Memorial To Close Cal Expo Meet

May 3, 2018:

The current Cal Expo meet will conclude this Saturday evening (May 5) with Hi Hos Little Rev and Ragins Flight among the major players in the featured Connie Matlock Memorial Pace....read on

Thundercrest Captures Pompano Feature

May 3, 2018:

Thundercrest, handled by Dave Ingraham, eked out a narrow victory in Pompano Park's top trot on Wednesday night (May 2), as he stopped the timer in 1:55.4, which equalled his lifetime-best performance....read on

‘Big M’ Walk Up Teller For Derby Wagering

May 3, 2018:

As an added convenience for its wagering public, the Meadowlands will offer a walk-up teller window in ‘Lot M’ off of Berry’s Creek Road....read on

Meadowlands Survival Challenge Details

May 3, 2018:

It has been announced that the always-popular Meadowlands Championship Meet Survival Challenge will return this Friday (May 4)....read on

‘Big M’ Exotics Hot In April

May 3, 2018:

The temperatures may have been unseasonably cold, but wagering on the Meadowlands Racetrack’s popular multi-leg bets was hot during April, and the track’s signature Pick-4 and 20-Cent Survivor Pick-10 led the way....read on

Miami To Host OH Sires Stakes Sunday

May 3, 2018:

Six divisions of Ohio Sires Stakes sophomore trotting and pacing colts and geldings will line up behind the Miami Valley starting gate on Sunday afternoon (May 6)....read on

Robert ‘Bob' Bloodgood Passes

May 3, 2018:

Horseman Robert ‘Bob’ Bloodgood, 73, passed away on Sunday, April 29 after a long battle with cancer. He had resided in Pinehurst, N.C., where he was well known among the harness racing community....read on

Who Will Advance From The East?

May 3, 2018:

Of the eight drivers announced to compete in the Atlantic Regional Driving Championship this June, which two do you think will advance to the 2018 National Driving Championship?...read on

Trainer: Cup-Eligible Needs To Relax

May 3, 2018:

Eligibles to the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup have been coming out of the woodwork as of late. The trainer of Closing Statement is hoping that his Cup-eligible Somebeachsomewhere colt can race within himself this Saturday (May 5) in what will be his 2018 pari-mutuel debut....read on

'Mike And Mike' Thursday Preview

May 3, 2018:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by BetAmerica, is excited to announce its lineup for Thursday morning (May 3) at 10:30 a.m....read on

Bop Too The Top Reaches At London

May 2, 2018:

One hundred ten extra yards proved all the difference for Bop Too The Top ($10.50), who swept past favourite Gliding Senorita to capture Wednesday evening’s (May 2) featured event at The Raceway at Western Fair District, a $6,900 conditioned trotting event....read on

Armbro Deuce Passes

May 2, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that 2006 Confederation Cup winner Armbro Deuce p,3,1:50.2h ($811,357) has passed away at the age of 15....read on

'Aritzia' Wins At Buffalo; Six For Monti

May 2, 2018:

After four consecutive second-place finishes, Aritzia Hanover ($4.80) wiped away the runner-up blues by capturing Buffalo Raceway's featured $9,000 pace on Wednesday night (May 2) in a seasonal best 1:57.1 over a fast track....read on

'Mike And Mike' Thursday Preview

May 2, 2018:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by BetAmerica, is excited to announce their lineup for Thursday morning (May 3) at 10:30 a.m....read on

Glidinthruparadise Upsets At Meadows

May 2, 2018:

Glidinthruparadise kept to her task — even when it seemed she was racing for second — and nailed 3-5 favourite Expose Yourself in the shadow of the wire in Wednesday’s (May 2) $20,000 Fillies and Mares Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

May 2, 2018:

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

Stormtracker Lowers Mark At Philly

May 2, 2018:

The Big Jim mare Stormtracker, second and third in Burning Point series legs at The Meadowlands and beaten only three lengths in the final, enjoyed the drop in company on Wednesday afternoon (May 2) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, lowering her mark to 1:51.3 in the $17,000 featured conditioned pace for distaffs....read on

Editorial: Ontario Long-Term Funding Plan

May 2, 2018:

As Ontario wrestles over whether the long-term funding that the provincial government is offering is a good or bad deal, Standardbred Canada has been doing its best to stand on the sidelines in hopes that the provincial stakeholders involved will work it out....read on

Marvelous Mares To Miami Valley

May 2, 2018:

Eighteen of the finest older trotting and pacing mares in North America will descend on Miami Valley Raceway Monday afternoon (May 7)....read on

Racing Funding Discussed At Queen’s Park

May 2, 2018:

On Wednesday (May 2), Ontario PC Caucus horse racing critic MPP Randy Pettapiece questioned the government about the 19-year funding agreement that has been presented to the Ontario horse racing industry....read on

Gingras’ High Hopes For ‘Hannelore,’ ‘Filibuster’

May 2, 2018:

Yannick Gingras has taken the time to discuss Hannelore Hanover and Filibuster Hanover heading into their 2018 pari-mutuel debuts this Saturday (May 5). According to the award-winning pilot, it appears as though each of the two charges could be primed for another sensational campaign of racing....read on

Driver Suffers Suspected Heart Attack

May 2, 2018:

It has been reported that a veteran Down Under horseman is in critical condition in a Perth hospital after having suffered a suspected heart attack during a race on Tuesday (May 1)....read on

Marquee Treatment For Delightfully Wild

May 2, 2018:

Delightfully Wild, fresh from a victory in last week’s Kirk Breed Pace at Cal Expo, will aim for her eighth win of the season in this Friday night’s featured $5,500 Filly and Mare Open at the California track....read on

Special ‘Big M’ Dining Options This Weekend

May 2, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has your weekend meals planned....read on

Ohio Sires Stakes Set To Kick Off

May 2, 2018:

The 2018 Ohio Sires Stakes season commences this weekend with events for three-year-old trotters and pacers of both genders at Miami Valley Raceway on May 4 and 6....read on

Warhorse Looking To Ramp Up Again

May 2, 2018:

“He never was a super high-speed horse that beat them with talent, he beat them with heart and determination. I think that’s what resonates with people.”...read on

Inverness, Summerside Qualifying Info

May 2, 2018:

Officials with the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission have informed Trot Insider that approval has been given for upcoming qualifying sessions at Inverness Raceway and Red Shores’ Summerside Raceway....read on

Annual Northside Paddock Meeting Nears

May 2, 2018:

Trot Insider has been informed of the details for the upcoming annual paddock meeting at Northside Downs....read on

GTA West Bundle Deal Closes

May 2, 2018:

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (‘Great Canadian’) and Clairvest Group Inc. (‘Clairvest’), through its Clairvest Equity Partners V partnerships, announced on Tuesday, May 1 that they have successfully completed the acquisition of the gaming assets in the West Greater Toronto Area (the ‘West GTA Bundle’) for a purchase price of approximately $134 million....read on

First Turn Stable Off To Flying Start

May 1, 2018:

Building upon the success of the 2017 season, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino’s First Turn Stable is off to a flying start for the 2018 season....read on

Harris Sweeps London Features

May 1, 2018:

J Harris swept the Tuesday night (May 1) distaff features at The Raceway at Western Fair District, capturing the $10,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace with Howmacfiesty ($18.90) and the $8,500 Preferred 3 with Top Royal ($4.80)....read on

Ask Queenie Strikes Again At Plainridge

May 1, 2018:

After winning wire-to-wire at Plainridge Park last week, Ask Queenie changed her strategy but produced the same result — a win in the featured $15,000 fillies and mares Winners-Over pace on Tuesday afternoon (May 1)....read on

Fox Valley Charm Repeats At Meadows

May 1, 2018:

Fox Valley Charm made it two straight Tuesday (May 1) at The Meadows with an impressive two-move victory in a career-best 1:51 in the $20,000 Fillies and Mares Preferred Handicap Pace....read on


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