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From Oh No Mickey To Yes Mickey

August 23, 2017:

A year ago, Yes Mickey might have caused his connections to cry out oh no, Mickey more often than his actual name....read on

Second Hambo Appeal Pending

August 23, 2017:

After the connections of What The Hill appealed the finish and ruling of the 2017 Hambletonian, reports indicate that a second appeal is in the works....read on

James MacDonald Video Blog 6

August 23, 2017:

During the 2017 World Driving Championship, Canadian harness racing fans from coast to coast tuned in to follow driver James MacDonald on his quest for the title....read on

West Nile Virus In Ontario Horses

August 22, 2017:

On August 21, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of two positive test results for West Nile Virus....read on

No Casualties In Goshen Barn Fire

August 23, 2017:

A Wednesday (August 23) evening barn fire at Goshen Historic Track in New York has been tamed with no horses injured, according to the Middletown (N.Y.) Times Herald-Record....read on

2017 Stallion Report Due September 1

July 18, 2017:

If you have a stallion that has bred mares in 2017, please follow the 'eShop' on this website....read on

Trotters To Battle For PEI Supremacy

August 23, 2017:

The non-stop action of Old Home Week racing is over for another year, but 2017 still has lots left in store for the racing season at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Mauntah Wins WDC Online Contest

August 23, 2017:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club organized an online handicapping contest asking fans to select the correct order of finish of the eleven drivers competing in the 2017 World Driving Championship....read on

Appeal Filed To Block Testimony

August 23, 2017:

Reports indicate an appeal has been filed regarding the ruling that would summon a total of 11 individuals -- including former Premier Dalton McGuinty and his Minister of Finance Dwight Duncan -- to court to testify in a civil claim lodged by a collective of breeders pertaining to the cancellation of the slots-at-racetracks program in Ontario....read on

Two AM Stays Hot In PA Sire Stakes

August 23, 2017:

Two AM won for the fifth time in seven 2017 starts when he captured a division of Wednesday’s (August 23) $141,428 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes at The Meadows. Shake It Off Lindy took the other split in the event for three-year-old colt and gelding trotters known as the Hickory Smoke....read on

Sportsmuffler, Morrill Shine At Batavia

August 23, 2017:

Sportsmuffler has not missed the board in the weekly distaff pacing feature since the start of the meet, and Wednesday (August 23) was no exception as she scored her second win in the $9,000 Fillies and Mares Open pace at Batavia Downs....read on

Frosh Pacers Flood Yonkers

August 23, 2017:

The Empire’s plebe posse hits town Friday night (Aug. 25th), with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $159,000 New York Sire Stakes Jim Meagher Pace for two-year-old colts and geldings....read on

Meadowlands Adjusts Nov. Schedule

August 23, 2017:

The Meadowlands is announcing date changes for the upcoming fall-winter meet, pending New Jersey Racing Commission regulatory approval....read on

Stars Out Saturday At Mohawk

August 22, 2017:

A group of 16 older pacers will compete in this Saturday’s (August 26) Canadian Pacing Derby eliminations at Mohawk Racetrack in search of a spot in the $615,000 final on September 2....read on

James MacDonald: Karaoke Champ?

August 22, 2017:

While James MacDonald made headlines for his talented work on the racetrack during the 2017 World Driving Championship, some exclusive video from PEI shows that his skills extend beyond the racebike....read on

Fillies Impress in Ohio Sires Stakes

August 22, 2017:

Prsntpretynperfect, the 2-5 favourite, didn’t disappoint her fans as she stormed to a 1:56.2 winning effort in the first of two $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes for freshman pacing fillies, on a dark and rainy evening, Aug. 22, at Northfield Park....read on

Sires Stakes Score For O So Easy

August 22, 2017:

After cruising to an impressive 1:56.3 victory in her Indiana Sires Stakes elimination last week, O So Easy was able to overcome a tough, first-over trip to score another decisive victory in Tuesday’s $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Final for two-year-old trotting fillies at Hoosier Park....read on

Co-Winners In Saratoga Open Trot

August 22, 2017:

The Open Trot had its first dead heat of the season on Tuesday night at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Seven Straight For Lucky Promesses

August 22, 2017:

Not even a torrid rain storm before the start of the second race and starting from the outside in post eight, could stop Lucky Promesses from posting her seventh straight harness racing victory Tuesday at the Hippodrome 3R in the second race trot....read on

Charmed Life Clicks At Mohawk

August 22, 2017:

After coming up just a bit short as the favourite last week at Mohawk Racetrack, trotting mare Charmed Life returned to the Campbellville, Ont. oval and redeemed herself with a facile score in the Monday evening feature....read on

Meadowlands Offers Football Contest

August 22, 2017:

Football season is back and Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment and Winners Bayonne are celebrating with the 2017 MRE Free Play Football Challenge. Play your favourite teams for a chance at the weekly prize of $2,000 or the Grand Prize of $10,000....read on

Friendship Competition This Fall

August 22, 2017:

For the second time in as many months members of the North American Amateur Drivers Association will be traveling to Europe to again compete in an International Friendship Competition this time against their counterparts from Hungary. Races are slated at Kincsem Park in Budapest in early September....read on

Stakes Double For Team Miller

August 22, 2017:

Seviyorum wrapped up a berth in the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes championship with a crisp victory in Tuesday’s $162,615 final preliminary leg at The Meadows....read on

Remembering Harry Von Knoblauch

August 22, 2017:

Harry Von Knoblauch was in his early 40s when he bought his first horse and embarked on a career in harness racing. A decade later, the self-taught horseman was a top trainer on the Chicago circuit, leading a stable that became known for its New Zealand-bred imports....read on

Added Incentive For Yonkers Trot Winner

August 22, 2017:

Once again shamelessly plagiarizing a term from our thoroughbred brethren, “Win and You’re In.”...read on

2017 Standardbred Poll – Week 13

August 22, 2017:

Fear The Dragon continues to sit atop the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Top 10 as no horses changed positions....read on

OSAS Golf Tourney Reminder

August 22, 2017:

A reminder that the 20th Annual OSAS Charity Golf Tournament is set for Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Hidden Lake Golf Course in Burlington, Ontario, with proceeds to support the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society....read on

Tioga Cancels Monday Card

August 22, 2017:

In conjunction with the Southern Tier Harness Horsemen’s Association, Tioga Downs is announcing that the live racing program scheduled for Monday, August 28 will be cancelled due to a lack of available horses to race....read on

Mass Production Shut Down

August 22, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that 2016 O'Brien Award winner Mass Production will not race again in 2017....read on

August Zoom Deadline Approaching

August 22, 2017:

August is jam-packed with many exciting racing events, providing fans with the perfect opportunity to get in on the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s August Zoom Photography Challenge – In The Driver's Seat!...read on

Pure Ivory To Courtney Hanover

August 21, 2017:

Cantab Hall filly Courtney Hanover and trainer/driver Rick Zeron came out on top in a tight Photo Finish to win Monday’s $35,200 Pure Ivory Series Final at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Campbell Puts On A Clinic

August 22, 2017:

Four divisions of ASHA Stakes – two for the boys and two for the girls – went postward Monday at Century Downs, and driver Brandon Campbell captured three of those events as part of a four-win night at the office....read on

Horse, Driver Continue Education

August 21, 2017:

“I know I’m going to make mistakes. It’s inevitable. The guys I’m racing against drive more races in a month than I’ve driven in my whole life and they still make mistakes, so of course I’m going to make some."...read on

Race Date Cancellation In N.B.

August 21, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that an upcoming race card scheduled for Exhibition Park Raceway has been cancelled....read on

Registration Open For Chaplaincy Golf

August 21, 2017:

The annual golf tournament for The Standardbred Race Track Chaplaincy of Canada will be held at Granite Ridge Golf Course on September 13....read on

Rewind: Stanley Dancer Remembered

August 21, 2017:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the career of a truly great U.S. horseman, the late Stanley Dancer. He made countless trips to Canadian tracks and set many records during those visits....read on

Shadow Place Takes 58th Gold Cup & Saucer

August 19, 2017:

Shadow Place, sent off at odds of 10-1, pounced on the speedy tempo set by 2-5 favourite Always At My Place to take the $60,000 58th renewal of the Sobey's Gold Cup & Saucer in 1:53.2....read on

WDC Finals Video Recap

August 20, 2017:

Relive the sights and sounds of the 2017 World Driving Championship final leg as driver James MacDonald made harness racing history....read on

World Trotting Conference Closes With Commitment To The Future

August 19, 2017:

The 2017 World Trotting Conference concluded with its official closing ceremony on Saturday, August 19, at the Delta Prince Edward, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The torch was passed from Canada to Sweden, where the conference will be hosted in 2019....read on

International Media Awards Presented

August 19, 2017:

On Saturday, August 19, the International Media Award winners were announced at the 25th edition of the World Trotting Conference, hosted in Charlottetown, PEI....read on

WTC Symposium Concludes

August 18, 2017:

The 2017 World Trotting Conference 25 Symposium concluded on Thursday with four panels addressing topics important to the future of harness racing worldwide....read on

James MacDonald Takes WDC Title

August 15, 2017:

Canadian harness racing driver James MacDonald clinched the 2017 World Driving Championship (WDC) title outright and a $25,000 top prize on Friday evening (August 18) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

London Selected Yearling Sale Pedigrees Now Online

August 16, 2017:

Pedigrees for the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale are now available online....read on

The Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017

August 9, 2017:

In this the 250th anniversary year of horse racing in Canada, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame welcomed a total of 10 horses and people as its Class of 2017....read on

Fantasy Stable Results Online

June 28, 2017:

Statistics and results for the 2017 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest -- our most popular contest to date in terms of entries -- are now online and will be updated daily!...read on

Are You & Your Horse Ready To Race?

July 3, 2017:

Do you have a horse that will be qualifying for the first time this year, or for the first time ever? Do you have your paperwork in order?...read on


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