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New Vocations Has Breedings Available
April 3, 2012

The New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program has announced that it still has a number of unsold breedings available

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Nuclear Breeze Breeding Donated To MSOA
April 2, 2012

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association is pleased to announce the donation of a breeding to the Pennsylvania stallion Nuclear Breeze to benefit the MSOA collegiate scholarship fund

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Alberta Downs Qualifier Reminder
April 2, 2012

The Alberta Standardbred Horse Association would like to remind all horsemen Alberta Downs in Lacombe will be holding qualifiers on Saturday, April 7

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HANA Announces 'Pen Vs. Chip' Challenge
April 2, 2012

The Horseplayers Association of North America’s (HANA) harness racing division, in association with the Hambletonian Society, Meadowlands Racetrack, Tioga Downs, and Vernon Downs, is pleased to announce 'The Pen vs. The Chip – The Road to the Breeders Crown Handicapping Challenge.'

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WFD Announces Post-Time Change
April 2, 2012

Officials with The Raceway at The Western Fair District have announced that first-race post times for the track's Tuesday programs during the month of May will be changing

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Tioga/Vernon Stakes Show Increases
April 2, 2012

The nominations for Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs stakes are in, and the numbers are up virtually across the board

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MSOA Offers 2012 Scholarships
March 30, 2012

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2012 MSOA Collegiate Scholarships, for the 2012-13 academic year

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CHRB Committee Focuses On Equine Safety
March 30, 2012

The CHRB Medication and Track Safety Committee will conduct a public meeting Wednesday, April 11, for discussion and action on a number of proposals relating to the safety of racehorses and the integrity of racing

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Pocono, Chester Take Strangles Precautions
March 30, 2012

It has been announced that until further notice, horses shipping from Saratoga to Pocono Downs or Chester Racetrack will be required to show proof of a negative PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test for strangles

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Prospector Claiming Series Nominations Due March 31
March 30, 2012

Georgian Downs would like to remind horsepeople that nominations for the Prospector Claiming Series, open to $15,000 claiming pacers, close on Saturday, March 31

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Strict Medication Rules Unveiled, Urged
March 30, 2012

“As we have said many times before, The Jockey Club believes that the overuse of medication endangers our human and equine athletes, threatens the integrity of our sport and erodes consumer confidence in our game. Horses should compete only when they are free from the influence of medication, and these reformed rules represent a giant step toward achieving that goal.”

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Preferred Launches Social Media Pages
March 30, 2012

Preferred Equine Marketing has announced that it has now joined the social media blitz

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Georgian Kicks Off Saturday With Fan Club Handicapping Contest
March 29, 2012

Georgian Downs opens its 11th season of live harness racing on Saturday and the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is kicking off the meet with a handicapping contest

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OHHA Offers Scholarships
March 29, 2012

For the seventh year in a row, OHHA will offer college/university entrance scholarships to children of active OHHA members

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MPHRC Okays Summerside Double-Header
March 29, 2012

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has given the green light for a double-header card of racing at Red Shores Summerside

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Last Call To Pay It Forward
March 29, 2012

This is your last chance to Pay it Forward in the Fan Club’s March contest for your chance to win an incredible prize for your harness racing hero! The contest closes tonight!

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Fusco Ban Upheld In New York State
March 29, 2012

The New York State Racing and Wagering Board’s five-year license ban of a harness trainer who repeatedly violated the board’s rules regarding banned substances will be upheld, after the New York State Court of Appeals refused to hear the trainer’s appeal

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2012 Horsemen's Hockey Tourney Schedule
March 29, 2012

The complete details for this year's edition of the Horsemen's Hockey Tournament, including the schedule, has been released

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Promote Horse Racing On Your Vehicle
March 28, 2012

Various industry associations are working together to sell vehicle magnets and other signage to generate awareness for the contributions that the Ontario horse-racing industry makes to the economy

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Raceline Summary Available For Tax Season
March 28, 2012

Horsepeople can now receive a comprehensive Driver, Trainer or Owner Raceline Summary for 2011 to help with updating records or to assist with income tax filing

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Dr. Colterjohn Passes, Arrangements Set
March 28, 2012

Trot Insider has learned that Dr. Michael Duncan Colterjohn on March 28 after a determined battle with brain cancer at the age of 55

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Handle Up For Hoosier Park Opener
March 27, 2012

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino opened their 19th season of Standardbred racing in front of a packed house of racing fans on March 27

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Bus Available For Kitchener Rally
March 27, 2012

Grand River Raceway has organized bus transportation for the rally at the office of Liberal MPP John Milloy on Friday, March 30 at 1:00 p.m.

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Round Two Of Matchmaker Series Drawn
March 27, 2012

After five divisions in last week's opening round of Yonkers Raceway's Blue Chip Matchmaker, another quintet is on tap for Friday night's second leg

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Storm Closes Summerside, CDP
March 27, 2012

In a brief release, Red Shores has announced that its Summerside and Charlottetown locations are closed today due to winter storm on Prince Edward Island

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Truro Race Office Closed; April 1 Card Info
March 27, 2012

Officials with Truro Raceway have announced that the race office is closed today (Tuesday, March 27) due to adverse weather conditions

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ORC Addresses Saratoga Strangles
March 27, 2012

Due to an outbreak of strangles at Saratoga Raceway, the Ontario Racing Commission advises Ontario tracks to use caution when considering entries of horses showing Saratoga lines in March

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NJSS Sustaining Payments Due April 15
March 26, 2012

April 15 is last chance for New Jersey-sired two-year-old and three-year-old pacers and trotters to be kept eligible to all 2012 NJ Sire Stakes pari-mutuel racing programs

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Monticello Takes Strangles Precautions
March 26, 2012

Monticello Raceway has announced that it is taking precautions to limit its exposure to an occurrence of streptococcus equi, commonly known as strangles, at Saratoga Harness Raceway

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James Callacot Passes
March 26, 2012

Trot Insider has learned that horseman James Callacot of Brampton, Ont. passed away Friday, March 23

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MacDonald To Speak On Radio Show
March 25, 2012

Driver Anthony MacDonald will be a guest on the John Moore Show tomorrow morning at 7:17 a.m. on News Talk CFRB 1010

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Health Certificates Required At Meadowlands
March 24, 2012

In light of the recent strangles outbreak at Saratoga Raceway, Meadowlands Racetrack has requested that, effective immediately, all horses shipping in to the New Jersey oval must have a 24-hour health certificate

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OFA Urges Members To Attend Rally
March 24, 2012

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture has circulated the following announcement about the Rally set for Queen’s Park in Toronto on Monday, March 26

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Flamboro Draw Schedule Changes
March 24, 2012

The race office at Flamboro Downs advises horsemen of draw schedule changes for the following week

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Tioga & Vernon Set To Open Barn Areas
March 23, 2012

Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs, in preparation for the 2012 race seasons, will open their barn areas on April 1

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Board Approves Saratoga Cancellations
March 23, 2012

New York State Racing and Wagering Board Chairman John D. Sabini today announced that the Board approved a request from Saratoga Raceway to cancel live racing until April 11, 2012 in the wake of several horses at the track being diagnosed with Strangles

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Health Certificates Required At Yonkers
March 23, 2012

Effectively immediately, all horses entering Yonkers Raceway's paddock and barn area will be required to have a current health certificate

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Vehicle Magnets Available To Support Racing
March 23, 2012

The Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario (QROOI) have had vehicle magnets made with messages of support to save the Slots at Racetracks program

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CDP Qualifiers Approved
March 23, 2012

Trot Insider has learned that the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved upcoming qualifying sessions for Red Shores' Charlottetown

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ORC Cautions, Warns About Positive Tests
March 23, 2012

On Friday, March 23, the Ontario Racing Commission released a notice to the industry cautioning and warning horsepeople on the use of substances which cause positive tests

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Linda Rainey Announced At Hall Of Fame
March 22, 2012

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Rainey as Hall of Fame Co-ordinator. Rainey begins her duties effective immediately

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Tioga Simulcasting Announcement
March 22, 2012

Tioga Downs will once again be open for simulcasting seven days a week beginning on Monday, April 2, 2012

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ORC Rules On Lawson Appeal Process
March 22, 2012

The Ontario Racing Commission has issued its official ruling into the appeal process of Brian Roy Lawson

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Victor Bourgon Passes
March 22, 2012

Trot Insider has learned that Quebec horseman Victor Bourgon has passed away at the age of 72

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Pompano's First MEGA-9 Winner
March 21, 2012

The first ever winner of the innovative 10 cent MEGA-9 wager offered only by The Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park has been traced to Maryland

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Hippodrome De Quebec Ramping Up
March 21, 2012

Standardbreds will be back on the racing surface at Hippodrome de Quebec starting this week, probably for the last time

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Heavyweights Prepare For Levy Series
March 20, 2012

A six pack of $50,000 divisions have been drawn for Saturday night's opening round of Yonkers Raceway's George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series

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Last Chance For Wednesday Night Cappers
March 20, 2012

The tenth and final qualifying leg of Grand River Raceway’s Winter Wednesdays Handicapping Tournament takes place on March 21, with more than $10,000 up for grabs in the free event

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More Northside Schedule Changes
March 20, 2012

More changes to Northside Downs' 2012 schedule of live racing have been announced

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ORC Rules On Marks
March 20, 2012

The Ontario Racing Commission has issued its official ruling into the appeal process which had been launched and aborted by horseman Josh Marks --- who had been “prohibited from participating in any activity regulated by the ORC (indefinitely).”

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