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Lawson, Horner Apppointed At Woodbine
May 8, 2015

The Board of Directors of Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced new appointments for Jim Lawson and Clay Horner.

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Carnivore Favoured At Red Shores
May 8, 2015

Carnivore and driver Walter Cheverie have been established as the race favorites in the featured event Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

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Top Trotters Tussle In Cutler Prep
May 8, 2015

Grand Circuit racing at The Meadowlands continues to build momentum with the first race of the season for older trotting horses, the $50,000 Arthur J Cutler Memorial Prep highlighting the Saturday, May 9 program.

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Notice Regarding Hanover Raceway
May 8, 2015

Hanover Raceway would like to inform horsemen about a possible change in the track's training schedule.

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Qualifiers Set For Fredericton
May 8, 2015

Trot Insider has learned that Fredericton Raceway will be holding qualifiers on Saturday, May 9.

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Late Closers At Vernon, Opens At Tioga
May 8, 2015

A pair of late-closing series finals headline the week's racing action at Vernon Downs, while the speedy Bourbon Bay looks to reprise his track record effort at Tioga Downs in an Open trotting event.

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Date Change For Lexington Selected
May 7, 2015

The schedule for the 2015 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale has been changed slightly from what was originally planned. The auction will now begin on Monday, Oct. 5 and continue through Friday, Oct. 9, with an evening start time for all five sessions.

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Input Sought For Woodbine Casino
May 7, 2015

The City of Toronto is looking for public input before making a decision on expanding gaming at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Robert 'Shooter' Graham Passes
May 7, 2015

Longtime industry participant Robert David 'Shooter' Graham of Stayner, Ont. passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the age of 75.

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Atlantic Sires Stakes Schedule Released
May 7, 2015

The 2015 Atlantic Sires Stakes race schedule has been released.

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Race Date Cancellation For Inverness
May 7, 2015

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved the cancellation of a race date previously slated for Inverness Raceway.

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Mandatory Hi-5 Payout At Pompano
May 7, 2015

The Isle Casino Pompano Park is pleased to announce a ‘mandatory payout’ date for its Jackpot Hi-Five wager.

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Yonkers' June Hiatus Reminder
May 7, 2015

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway regarding its scheduled early June live racing hiatus.

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Northfield Announces Maiden Series
May 7, 2015

Northfield Park has announced the dates of four Iron Maiden Late Closing Series.

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Harness Youth Camp Deadline May 15
May 6, 2015

The deadline to apply for the Harness Horse Youth Foundation summer programs is May 15.

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Racing Continues To Drive Economies
May 6, 2015

“These numbers show just how important, demonstrating the endurance and strength of this industry. Racing supports stables, supply stores, veterinarians and our family farms –- all helping keep agriculture strong and vibrant.”

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Chappell Wins Zoom Challenge
May 6, 2015

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has announced the winner of its April “selfies” Zoom Challenge.

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2015 Yearling Nomination Form
May 5, 2015

Owners of yearlings eligible to be nominated to the Ontario Sires Stakes should be aware that yearling nomination forms were mailed in mid-April according to the information in the Standardbred Canada computer system at that time.

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Hiawatha Box Still Open
May 5, 2015

Trot Insider has been advised that the entry box for Saturday's card at Hiawatha Horse Park will remain open as horses are required for all conditions.

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Donnie Graham Passes
May 5, 2015

Longtime harness racing industry participant Donald 'Donnie' Graham of Havelock, Ont. passed away suddenly but peacefully at the Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Friday, May 1, 2015 in his 92nd year.

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Date Change For Walltyme Golf Tourney
May 4, 2015

While all the details for the 23rd annual Walltyme Stables Golf Tournament have yet to be finalized, the date of the 2015 tournament has been set.

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Meet May's Calendar Photographer
May 4, 2015

Clive Cohen, of North York, Ontario, is the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Heart of Harness Racing Calendar photographer for May.

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Fan Club Celebrates Century Opener
May 4, 2015

A bitterly cold and blustery day didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of droves of racing fans and new people checking out the Grand Opening Day of harness racing at Century Downs Racetrack in Calgary on April 25.

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Northside Downs Qualifying Schedule
May 3, 2015

The Race Office at Northside Downs would like to inform horsemen and woman of the track's qualifying schedule for the upcoming season of harness racing.

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Jog Cart Reported Missing At Mohawk
May 2, 2015

A silver Premier jog cart has been reported missing after Friday night's (May 1) card at Mohawk Racetrack.

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Northfield Announces Schedule Changes
May 1, 2015

Due to a major backstretch paving project, Northfield Park’s draw schedule must be altered next week.

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Changes To California Racing Board
May 1, 2015

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of jockey Alex Solis to the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) on Thursday, April 30. This followed the resignation of Bo Derek, who served nearly seven years on the Board, most recently as 1st Vice Chair.

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Excelsior Preps At Tioga And Vernon
May 1, 2015

Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs will both offer races exclusive to New York Excelsior-eligible three-year-olds on their upcoming condition sheet.

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Horse Day Set For June 6
May 1, 2015

Equine Canada has announced that Horse Day 2015 will take place on June 6.

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Nurse Mare Needed In Quebec
May 1, 2015

Trot Insider has been informed that a five-day-old foal in Quebec is in need of a nurse mare.

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Red Shores Racing Returns Saturday
May 1, 2015

The official countdown to the 2015 Gold Cup & Saucer will be launched Saturday when live racing returns to Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park.

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Burke Trotters Could Be On Upswing
May 1, 2015

Trainer Ron Burke has taken some time to discuss a pair of his trotters that he says “have big chances this year to move up.”

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Vernon’s Derby Day Details
May 1, 2015

Even though a trio of $10,000 Open events and second-round splits of the Catherine Burton and Anthony Farina late-closing series headline the on-track action this weekend at Vernon Downs, all eyes will be pointed to Louisville, Kentucky for the 141st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs this Saturday (May 2).

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Atlantic Bursary Program Deadline Nears
May 1, 2015

For the ninth consecutive year, Standardbred Canada and the Atlantic provinces are pleased to offer the Atlantic Provinces Bursary Program. This project could award up to five students in the Atlantic Provinces bursaries towards their post secondary education this year.

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Grand River Open House Sunday
April 30, 2015

Back by popular demand, Grand River Raceway will host its seventh annual backstretch Open House on Sunday, May 24. Guests are invited to drop in any time from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a rare glimpse of horse racing behind the scenes.

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Kawartha Qualifier And Schooling Notes
April 30, 2015

Kawartha Downs’ horse people are advised that training at the track this Saturday (May 2) has had to be cancelled due to a conflict.

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Big M To Host Survivor Challenge
April 30, 2015

It will be a battle to the finish for cash prizes in the new look Meadowlands Racetrack’s Championship meet Survival Challenge 2015 powered by 123Racing, an online handicapping competition that begins Friday, May 1.

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Twelve Maritime Dates Cancelled
April 30, 2015

On Thursday, April 30, the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission announced that it has approved the cancellation of 12 scheduled race dates.

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Special Privileges For Big M Horsepeople
April 30, 2015

If you are a trainer or a driver that is programmed to race on the Meadowlands Racetrack’s live card this Saturday (May 2), the track wants you to know that there are some special privileges coming your way.

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Hoosier’s Derby Day Plans
April 30, 2015

Officials with Hoosier Park have announced details in regard to the festivities at the track on Kentucky Derby Day (Saturday, May 2).

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Invitational Trots Planned At Pocono
April 30, 2015

It has been announced that Rick Kane, the director of racing at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, is planning two Invitational trots for the track's two signature nights of racing this year.

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Northside Adds Race Date
April 30, 2015

It has been announced that Northside Downs has been approved to add a live race date to its 2015 schedule of live racing.

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Strong Consignments At Blooded Sale
April 30, 2015

Emerald Highlands Farm and Burke Racing Stable LLC among others are bringing strong consignments to the Blooded Horse Sale, which will take place on May 11 in Delaware, Ohio.

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Spring Mixed Sale Closes Monday
April 30, 2015

The entry deadline for the Meadowlands Spring Mixed Sale, featuring two-year-olds in training as well as racehorses, has been extended to Monday, May 4, according to sale manager David Reid. After that time, only supplemental entries will be accepted.

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Miami’s Saturday Times Adjusted
April 30, 2015

Officials with Miami Valley Raceway have announced that due to the 6:35 p.m. post time for the running of the Kentucky Derby, first-race post time at Miami Valley on Saturday night has been moved back.

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Early First Post At Big M Saturday
April 30, 2015

Kentucky Derby Day on Saturday, May 2 is clearly at the top of the horse racing calendar, one of the busiest and most entertaining events of the entire year at all racetracks.

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Input Sought On Biosecurity Standards
April 29, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), in collaboration with Equine Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and other partner organizations, is working to develop a farm and facility-level biosecurity standard that will help protect Canada's equine industry from animal diseases.

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Giddy Up & Gallop Early Bird Deadline
April 29, 2015

Thursday, April 30 is the deadline to register for the Early Bird discounted price of $15 for the Giddy Up & Gallop Kids Fun Run that takes place at Grand River Raceway on Friday, June 12.

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Canucks Comment On Championships
April 29, 2015

The 2015 World Harness Handicapping Championship was conducted on Saturday night at The Meadowlands, with four Canadian representatives vying for the grand prize.

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Commission Rules On Johnson Appeal
April 29, 2015

On Wednesday, April 29, the Ontario Racing Commission released its ruling in regard to an appeal by trainer Colin Johnson.

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