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Win Streak On The Line Saturday
January 8, 2016

Idealic Life has been established as the morning line favourite in the Saturday afternoon top class at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park.

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Meadows' Saturday Pool Details
January 8, 2016

Officials with the Meadows have announced details regarding pool carryovers and guarantees for the track’s card of live racing this Saturday (January 9).

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Writers To Honour Taylor
January 8, 2016

Ellen Taylor – who is the executive director of the Harness Horse Youth Foundation (HHYF) and has been for the past 25 years – has been selected for recognition by USHWA as its 2015 Alan Prince USHWA Member of the Year.

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Fraser Cancels Friday Card
January 8, 2016

Trot Insider has learned that officials at Fraser Downs in British Columbia have been forced to cancel the track’s program of live racing that was scheduled for tonight (Friday, January 8).

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Caretaker Award Nominations Due
January 8, 2016

It has been announced that this coming Tuesday is the deadline for nominations for the 2015 Caretaker of the Year Award.

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Rematch Set For Big M Feature
January 8, 2016

Henderson Farms’ Bushwacker (who is 9-5 on the morning line) and Kenneth Jacobs’s Doctor Butch (2-1) are poised for a Saturday night rematch in the featured $25,000 Open Handicap Pace at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

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Update: Stallion Auction For Classy Lane
January 8, 2016

Even the thoroughbred racing community has banded together in support of their fellow horsepeople affected by the tragic fire this week at Classy Lane Stables in Puslinch, Ontario.

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Some ‘Railbird’ Awards Announced
January 7, 2016

Throughout the month of December, 19 nominees in two categories vied against each other for the Railbird Recognition Awards, the fan-voted accolade sponsored by the United States Harness Writers Association and the United States Trotting Association.

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Northfield Announces Guaranteed Pool
January 7, 2016

Officials with Northfield Park have announced the addition of a $12,500 Pick-5 total pool guarantee to the track’s program of live racing for Saturday, January 9.

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Pompano Series Nominations Due Jan. 15
January 7, 2016

Officials with Pompano Park have issued a reminder that nomination payments for multiple late-closing racing series are due by Friday, January 15.

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Frank Stacey Passes
January 7, 2016

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Standardbred racehorse owner Frank Stacey passed away in Oshawa, Ont. on December 30, 2015 at the age of 94.

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Domenico Putorti Passes
January 7, 2016

It has been announced that horseman Domenico Putorti passed away recently at the age of 73.

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Panther Hanover To Indiana
January 7, 2016

It has been announced that Panther Hanover will stand stud in Indiana for the 2016 breeding season.

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Phillip Morris Passes
January 7, 2016

Jo-Dee Brown has announced that her common-law partner, groom Phillip Morris, 53, passed away the morning of December 29, 2015 at Spring Garden Ranch in De Leon Springs, Florida.

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Gregory Hostetler Passes
January 7, 2016

Gregory Alan Hostetler, 53, passed away on Saturday, January 2, surrounded by his loving family.

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Richard 'Dick' Baumann Passes
January 7, 2016

It has been announced that horseman Richard 'Dick' Baumann, 70, passed away on Sunday, January 3.

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Fire Horrifies Fellow Horseman
January 7, 2016

"When I saw the smoke pouring out of very crack from the West end of Barn 1 at Classy Lane, I knew something horrific was occurring right before my very eyes"....read on

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Update: Bus To Woodbine Cancelled
January 7, 2016

Trot Insider has learned that the bus trip from the Peterborough area to Woodbine Racetrack for Thursday's card of harness racing has been cancelled.

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Woodbine To Honour Fallen Horses
January 6, 2016

The fire at Classy Lane Stables, which took the lives of 43 horses, has had a deep and dramatic impact on Ontario’s horse racing community. The Thursday, January 7 card of Standardbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack will be dedicated to the equine lives lost.

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Racing Returns To Hawthorne Friday
January 6, 2016

After nearly 10 years away, live harness racing action returns to Hawthorne on Friday evening with a 10-race card of full fields. With racing returning to Hawthorne, horsemen will see increased purses in Illinois, along with five day a week racing through Saturday, February 6.

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Western Fair Posts Strong December
January 6, 2016

Officials with The Raceway at The Western Fair District have announced the track just missed setting a monthly betting record when over $5.81 million was wagered in December at the London, Ont. half-mile oval.

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Big M Looks To Continue Success
January 6, 2016

The Meadowlands Racetrack will return to two nights of live racing this Friday and Saturday with first-race post times remaining at 6:35 p.m. as a result of the handle successes that the track realized during the holiday schedule.

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Meadows’ Claiming Series Details
January 6, 2016

Officials with the Meadows have released the details surrounding the track’s ‘Winter Claiming Series 2016’ for mid and high-level claiming horses.

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Third Straight Moves To Morrisville
January 6, 2016

Officials with Morrisville College have announced the addition of former world champion Third Straight p, 3, 1:53.3s, 3, 1:50.1f ($321,662) to its stallion roster.

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Track Ready For Chili Throwdown
January 6, 2016

It is not a news flash that the mercury takes a nosedive in late January. Part and parcel to the challenging winter weather, some people tend to gravitate to a warm bowl of chili to warm their bones. Thus, calling people out to the track for a chili cook-off with an attractive first-place prize seems like a match made in heaven.

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COSA Official Fire Fund
January 5, 2016

People wishing to make donations to the victims of the tragic barn fire at Classy Lane Training Centre are being asked to do so through an official GoFundMe page which has been set up by the Central Ontario Standardbred Association.

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Meadowlands Changes Post Times
January 4, 2016

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the raceway will have a new first-race post time for its cards of live racing in January and February.

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Rideau Qualifying Session This Week
January 4, 2016

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway have informed Trot Insider of the details surrounding a qualifying session that the track will be hosting this week.

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Stallion Registrations Due January 15
January 4, 2016

Stallion owners and lessees are reminded that the deadline to register a stallion with the Standardbred Improvement Program for the 2016 breeding season without incurring a late fee is January 15.

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Double Draws For Yonkers Openers
January 3, 2016

Yonkers Raceway’s 2016 season is off and 'running' Thursday night (Jan. 7), beginning with a stretch of 12 programs in 14 days/nights.

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William 'Bill' Perretti Passes
January 2, 2016

William 'Bill' Perretti, 36, close nephew of Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey Board Director Anthony Perretti, passed away on December 26, 2015.

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In Memoriam: 2015
January 2, 2016

The harness racing world lost many in 2015. Here's a look back at some of the notable Standardbred horse racing personalities, both human and equine, that passed away this year.

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Standardbred Canada Closure Notice
December 31, 2015

Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 for New Year's Day.

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Marguerite 'Margot' Longpré Passes
December 31, 2015

Marguerite 'Margot' Longpré passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 22 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 62.

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Teddy 'Ted' Barcus Passes
December 31, 2015

Teddy F. Barcus, of Delaware and formerly Sunbury, Ohio, died Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at Willow Brook Christian Village at the age of 70.

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Hawthorne Series Deadline Extended
December 30, 2015

Racing Secretary Peter Hanley would like to remind all horsemen wishing to enter the upcoming late closers that will be offered as part of the 2016 Winter meet at Hawthorne Race Course, that nominations are due by Monday, Jan. 11.

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Wagering Formats Change At Meadows
December 29, 2015

When The Meadows Racetrack & Casino kicks off its 2016 live racing season on Monday, Jan. 4, some bettors may have a little more jingle in their pockets.

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Byrge Named Aces’ Racing Secretary
December 29, 2015

Running Aces has named Nancy Byrge as Racing Secretary for its 2016 Live Racing season. A dedicated employee at Running Aces since its inaugural meet in 2008, Byrge has continued to develop her skills at Running Aces and at other tracks around the country in a variety of racing office positions.

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Caretaker Award Nominations Due
December 28, 2015

There is still time to send in nominations for the 2015 Caretaker of the Year Award.

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Railbird Voting Ends Thursday
December 28, 2015

Thursday (Dec. 31) is the deadline for fans to cast their ballots in the 2015 Railbird Recognition fan vote for Horseperson of the Year.

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The Raceway Reschedules Qualifiers
December 28, 2015

The Raceway of the Western Fair District wishes to notify horse people that qualifiers, which were scheduled for Tuesday morning, have now been switched to Wednesday morning at 11 a.m.

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Roger Hamm Passes
December 28, 2015

Trot Insider has learned that life-long horseman Roger Hamm of Dutton, Ont. passed away unexpectedly at L.H.S.C. University Hospital on Wednesday, Dec. 23 at the age of 75.

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New Year's Eve Draw Extended
December 28, 2015

The Raceway at the Western Fair District's race office wishes to notify horse people that the entry box for this Thursday night’s program (New Year’s Eve) will remain open until 9 a.m. tomorrow morning.

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A 'Delight' Far From Ordinary
December 28, 2015

She may not have caught anyone’s attention in her early days, but throughout the summer, L A Delight showed the racing world that she just might be the best one yet from a star-studded family....read on

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Meadows Announces 2016 Schedule
December 27, 2015

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino will offer 186 live racing programs in 2016, highlighted by the final of the 50th edition of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids Presented by Coors Light the evening of Saturday, July 30.

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Northfield Increases Race Dates
December 27, 2015

Northfield Park, Ohio’s leading racetrack in pari-mutuel handle, both on-track and export, is offering live harness racing four nights a week to start the 2016 racing year.

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Live Racing Returns Saturday
December 26, 2015

Boxing Day (December 26) means a return to live harness racing action with seven Canadian tracks in action across four provinces....read on

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Harness Racing & Me
December 26, 2015

"Behind every harness racing equine athlete, there is a team of dedicated and hardworking people to ensure that the horses perform to the best of their ability"....read on

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Standardbreds Forever Art Show
December 25, 2015

Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino will be hosting the first ever Standardbreds Forever Art Show. The Art show will take place on Saturday, December 26 (Boxing Day) and Sunday, December 27.

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Full Fields Featured At The Big M
December 25, 2015

The Saturday night (December 26) card at The Meadowlands offers horseplayers an instant opportunity to recoup holiday dollars with a value-centric 15-race extravaganza.

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