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Fillies Impress In Gold Divisions

August 17, 2017:

Three-year-old trotting fillies flocked to Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening as the oval offered some serious cash in a set of O.S.S. Gold Series tilts....read on

WDC Day 4 Video Recap

August 17, 2017:

The fourth leg of the 2017 World Driving Championship is now in the books. Go behind the scenes and see what was going on during the competition's stop in Quebec. ….read on

World Trotting Conference Symposium Opens

August 17, 2017:

The World Trotting Conference Symposium opened to members of the public on Wednesday with a full day of sessions, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island....read on

Charlottetown WDC Leg Set

August 15, 2017:

Fields are now set for the fifth leg of the 2017 World Driving Championship, which will take place on Friday, August 18 at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island....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

Cantabernet Cruises In Define The World; Five Straight For Intended Style

August 17, 2017:

A compact field of five faced the gate in Thursday’s lone division of the Define The World Series, with Cantabernet turning in a maiden-breaking score in the $14,000 affair....read on

More Merton Mastery At Plainridge Park

August 17, 2017:

Although there were two Open Handicap trots on the Thursday afternoon card at Plainridge Park, the best performance of the day came from a mid-level conditioned contest. And the one constant no matter what race was run; Greg Merton remains on fire....read on

2017 Standardbred Poll – Week 12

August 17, 2017:

The Week 12 results from the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll have been released, and Fear The Dragon is still topping the charts....read on

Top 10 Jug Contenders – Week #2

August 17, 2017:

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

Plante Discusses Absence

August 17, 2017:

Jean Rene ‘J.R.’ Plante has been noticeably absent from the southern Ontario racing scene for much of 2017. He has taken the time to explain his absence to Trot Insider, and has also commented on whether he will be returning or not....read on

Gold Cup & Saucer Final Set

August 17, 2017:

Always At My Place has been installed as the 5-2 morning line favourite for this Saturday’s (Aug. 19) $60,000 Sobeys Gold Cup & Saucer, the centerpiece of Old Home Week at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park on PEI....read on

James MacDonald Video Blog 5

August 17, 2017:

As Canadian harness racing fans from coast to coast tune in to follow the 2017 World Driving Championship, driver James MacDonald has been providing updates through an ongoing video blog series on the Standardbred Canada website....read on

MacDonald Carries WDC Lead To PEI

August 16, 2017:

Canada’s James MacDonald padded his World Driving Championship (WDC) lead with a win, a second-place finish, and a third-place finish in four tournament races on Wednesday evening (August 16) at Hippodrome 3R in Trois-Rivières, Québec.…read on

Posts For $200,000 Prix D’Ete Drawn

August 17, 2017:

On Wednesday (August 16) during Hippodrome 3R’s program of live racing, track officials conducted the post position draw for the $200,000 Prix D-Ete for four-year-old pacers, which will head postward this Sunday (August 20) at the Trois-Rivières, Quebec raceway....read on

Brown On Fear The Dragon’s Friday Tilt

August 17, 2017:

A few weeks ago, Fear The Dragon and Huntsville duelled for virtually the entire back half of the 2017 Delvin Miller Adios Pace, and it made for one of the most thrilling races in the 51 editions of the classic....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

Juvenile Pacers At The Red Mile Saturday

August 17, 2017:

The Kentucky Sires Stakes for two-year-old pacers will get underway this Saturday (August 19) at the Red Mile, as a pair of $30,000 opening-leg divisions have been drawn for both sexes....read on

Youngsters Notch Grassroots Wins

August 17, 2017:

Seven of this year’s Battle of Waterloo hopefuls returned to Grand River Raceway on Wednesday (August 16) and four of the two-year-old pacing colts went home with the result that had eluded them in the Elora, Ont. oval’s signature event....read on

All Charged Up Electric At Batavia

August 17, 2017:

The Canadian-owned and central New York-based All Charged Up has been plying her trade in western New York for three weeks now, and on Wednesday evening (August 16) she captured her second straight $9,000 Mares Open Handicap pacing feature at Batavia Downs....read on

DeLong Records Driving Win No. 2,000

August 17, 2017:

On Wednesday, August 16 at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, driver John DeLong recorded the 2,000th win of his career after he piloted Easy Ace to victory in a condition pace....read on

Track Record Assaulted At Saratoga

August 17, 2017:

The New York Sire Stakes rolled into Saratoga Casino Hotel on Wednesday, August 16, and the two-year-old trotting colts laid siege on the divisional track mark....read on

Vodka N Lindy Upsets In PA Sire Stakes

August 16, 2017:

Vodka N Lindy stalked the 6-5 favourite Treviso from the pocket, then shot by her in the 'lightning lane' to pull off the 6-1 upset during one of two Pennsylvania Sire Stakes races on Wednesday, August 16 at the Meadows....read on

Takter On Ariana G Taking On The Boys

August 16, 2017:

“I think it is a good time to give it (race against the males) a try… I think she’s very compatible with these boys.”...read on

Take A Ride With Nick Boyd

August 16, 2017:

This past Saturday at Kawartha Downs, one of the track’s leading drivers, Nick Boyd, wore a Go Pro during the evening’s fifth race when he was driving the veteran pacing mare Royal Engagement. He filmed the race, which they won in an exciting finish....read on

Ormstown, Quebec Races Cancelled

August 16, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that the card of regional-circuit racing that was scheduled for this Saturday afternoon (August 19) at the fairgrounds in Ormstown, Quebec has been cancelled....read on

Racing At Port Elgin In NB This Sunday

August 16, 2017:

Harness Racing will return to Port Elgin, New Brunswick this Sunday (August 20), as the organizers of the Port Elgin Exhibition will present a matinee card for the finale of the 2017 Ex. This year's edition of the traditional six-dash card will feature the Ramblinglily Pace....read on

James MacDonald Video Blog 4

August 16, 2017:

As Canadian harness racing fans from coast to coast tune in to follow the 2017 World Driving Championship, driver James MacDonald is providing updates through an ongoing video blog series on the Standardbred Canada website....read on

Winbak’s Goshen Sale Videos Posted

August 16, 2017:

Winbak Farm is excited to be a partner in the third annual Goshen Yearling Sale, which will be held September 10 at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, New York....read on

World Trotting Conference: “Investing In Our Future”

August 16, 2017:

The first full day of the 25th annual World Trotting Conference took place on Tuesday, August 15 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island....read on

COSA Supports All-Year Mohawk Racing

August 15, 2017:

On Tuesday, August 15, the Central Ontario Standardbred Association announced that it is in favour of the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s decision to move harness racing to Mohawk Racetrack on a year-round basis....read on

Baillargeon Drives Winner At Mohawk

August 15, 2017:

After having not driven a horse since early June, reinsman Mario Baillargeon was back in the sulky during Mohawk Racetrack’s Tuesday, August 15 qualifying session, and he returned in style, of course....read on

YS Lotus Takes Trial 2

August 14, 2017:

YS Lotus will be back to defend his Gold Cup & Saucer title this weekend at the Charlottetown Driving Park thanks to his 1:52.4 triumph in Trial 2 held Monday evening at the famed PEI oval....read on

“Welcome Home”

August 14, 2017:

Although it may come off as being a tad hyperbolic, dreams are realized on the racetrack – especially on the course at Mohawk Racetrack, where the best in harness racing come to play. Although, on a special Wednesday earlier this month, dreams of another nature were realized at the famed Campbellville, Ontario oval....read on

Saucer Trial 1 To Always At My Place

August 13, 2017:

Taking the lead at the quarter before yielding for the pocket at the half, Always At My Place moved wide to reclaim the lead moving into the final turn before drawing away by eight lengths to win the $12,500 first trial for the Sobey's Gold Cup and Saucer in 1:51.1 on Saturday, August 12 at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Shamballa Returns

August 12, 2017:

Older pacing star Shamballa made his return to the track Friday after being sidelined with an infected foot, and judging by the mile time he's on the road to facing stakes competition once again....read on

SC Rewind: Breaking The Barrier

August 12, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes readers back some 58 years ago to July 22, 1959. He recalls the details and the excitement that made up one of the greatest happenings in Canadian harness racing history....read on

International Wagering On The WDC

August 11, 2017:

For the first time ever, five Canadian racetracks will be broadcast globally, over the span of one week, to thousands of betting outlets on the other side of the world....read on

Lady Shadow To Enter At Mohawk

August 10, 2017:

Lawyer Howard Taylor, who is a co-owner of Lady Shadow, has announced that his star pacing mare will be entered to race on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit in the near future....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

Historic Presentation Between Nations

August 9, 2017:

On Sunday, August 6, pieces of history were exchanged during Berlin Trotting Derby Day at Germany’s century-old Berlin-Mariendorf raceway. A whip exchange between Canada, Germany and the USA served as gestures of international cooperation between the three nations....read on

Ontario Resident Mare Program Reminder

August 9, 2017:

Mare owners are reminded that September 1 is the deadline for enrolling mares in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for 2017 foals....read on

McGuinty, Duncan Must Testify

August 9, 2017:

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled that former Premier Dalton McGuinty and former Minister of Finance Dwight Duncan, among others, will be forced to answer questions on the record in regard to the controversial decision to cancel the Slots at Racetracks Program....read on

GTA Gaming Bundle Operator Selected

August 8, 2017:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has announced the service provider of the GTA Gaming Bundle, which includes Woodbine Racetrack....read on

August Zoom: In The Driver's Seat

August 2, 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

Ontario Racing Delivers Stranded Standardbred Purse Funds

July 27, 2017:

Ontario Racing is pleased to announce that it will distribute $2.5 million in stranded Standardbred purse funds to support Standardbred purse enhancements and supplements....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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