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Yonkers’ Monday Pick 5 Guarantee
July 13, 2015

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Monday night’s (July 13) Pick 5 wager begins with a carryover of $4,726.64 and a $10,000 guaranteed pool.

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The Return Of The Titan
July 13, 2015

“If he starts 2015 the way he finished last year, then we’re going to see some good things from him this season.”

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André Boucher Passes
July 12, 2015

Visitation will be held Thursday at a funeral home in Longueuil, Que., for trainer-driver André Boucher, who passed away on July 3 at age 79.

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Dresden Draw Reminder
July 12, 2015

The race office at Dresden Raceway wishes to remind horsepeople that the draw for this Friday's program is being held today with the box closing at 12 noon.

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Meadowlands Tests Saturday Starters
July 11, 2015

On Saturday morning, Meadowlands Racetrack issued a statement on its out-of-competition testing heading into the final of the Graduate for four-year-old trotters and the eliminations for the 2015 Meadowlands Pace.

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Bring A Friend Rolls Into Sunday
July 11, 2015

Five Canadian racetracks round out the Bring A Friend national promotion on Sunday, July 12. This includes Century Downs, Clinton Raceway, Rideau Carleton Raceway, St. John’s Racing & Entertainment Center and Truro Raceway.

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Campbell To End 20-Year Hiatus
July 10, 2015

It is no secret that ‘Mr. Harness Racing’ John Campbell has been to scores of different tracks over the past few decades. That is why it is hard to fathom that this Sunday afternoon (July 12) he will be competing at a track that he has not driven at in over 20 years.

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Derby Day At Dresden Raceway
July 10, 2015

It’s Derby Day this Sunday at Dresden Raceway. Race fans are being encouraged to wear their wildest, biggest hats like you might find at the Kentucky Derby. There will be prizes doled out for the best hats of the day.

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Industry Summit To Convene Monday
July 10, 2015

The United States Trotting Association has invited 40 key industry stakeholders to meet in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday, July 13 for an industry-wide summit to discuss the issues regarding declining foal crops and USTA membership as well as to investigate new ways to recruit owners to the sport.

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Hanover Ladies Night, Bring A Friend Set
July 10, 2015

Officials with Hanover Raceway have released a few details in regard to the on-track festivities this Saturday night at the raceway.

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Wilson Fuels Noms Due Sunday
July 10, 2015

Officials with the Nova Scotia Harness Racing Industry Association have informed Trot Insider that nomination payments for the Wilson Fuels Fillies and Mares Series are due this Sunday (July 12) by 6 p.m.

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Big Weekend Set For Red Shores
July 10, 2015

One of Red Shores’ signature summertime events, the Governor’s Plate, will get one step closer this Sunday (July 12) at Summerside Raceway, as two eliminations will be the focus during the afternoon card that kicks off at 1 p.m.

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Meet The Budweiser Clydesdales
July 10, 2015

The iconic team of 10 Budweiser Clydesdales will stable at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and make two free public appearances next week.

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Barfield Unable To Attend Clinton Sunday
July 10, 2015

Due to last minute scheduling conflicts with a camp in Grande Prairie, AB, former Major League Baseball star Jesse Barfield will not be able to make his scheduled appearance at Clinton Raceway this Sunday (July 12).

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Bring A Friend Weekend Continues
July 10, 2015

Five Canadian racetracks are hosting the Bring a Friend promotion on Saturday. These include Hanover Raceway, Hiawatha Horse Park, Kawartha Downs, Mohawk Racetrack and Northside Downs. Each track has pulled out all the stops to offer a fantastic day at the races!

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Yonkers To Present 'Froshfest'
July 9, 2015

Freshmen colts and geldings hit town over the next few racing programs, with Yonkers Raceway hosting open stakes pacers and sire stakes trotters.

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Lems & Marohn T-Shirt Giveaways
July 9, 2015

Having captured driving titles at Vernon Downs and Tioga Downs, respectively, in 2014, Chris Lems and Jim Marohn, Jr. will both be honoured with a unique giveaway this weekend at the upstate New York tracks.

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Canadian Hall’s Induction Gala Info
July 9, 2015

The 39th Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner on August 5th promises to be an evening of celebration as ten new members join the best of Canadian Horse Racing.

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Herbert Miller Passes
July 9, 2015

Herbert L. Miller, 84, of Clifton, Ohio, passed away on June 30 with his family by his side.

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James ‘Doug’ Lough Passes
July 9, 2015

James ‘Doug’ Lough, 56, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away in his home on July 2.

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Bring A Friend Weekend Kicks Off
July 9, 2015

Bring A Friend will hit the track trotting this weekend, with Fredericton Raceway and Grand River Raceway the first two of twelve participating tracks from July 9 to 12.

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Golf To Support Retired Racehorses
July 9, 2015

Every year Tina and George Dennis generously host a fabulous golf outing to benefit the Standardbred Retirement Foundation. The event, which is held at the private Quail Hill Country Club in Wyoming, Delaware, is set for Monday, July 13.

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Carlyle Smith Passes
July 9, 2015

E. Carlyle Smith, 87 of Skaneateles, NY, passed away on July 8 after a brief bout with cancer.

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Hambo Maturity Supplemental Information
July 9, 2015

The $433,000 (estimated) Hambletonian Maturity for four-year-old trotters will be raced on Saturday, July 18 at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

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Campbell On ‘Cruze’ & ‘Roland’
July 9, 2015

Driver John Campbell has seen trotter JL Cruze raise his game to a new level and now he will see if pacer Roland N Rock can do the same.

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Jim Raymer Passes; Arrangements Set
July 9, 2015

Horseman Jim Raymer, known for his knowledge and success with trotters, died Wednesday (July 8) at the age of 62 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.

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CPMA Statement On Positive Tests
July 8, 2015

On Wednesday, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) issued a statement regarding recent positive tests for Oxilofrine.

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Jog Cart Missing From Mohawk
July 8, 2015

Trot Insider has learned that a jog cart went missing Tuesday night (July 7) at Mohawk Racetrack.

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Big M Announces Wagering Changes
July 8, 2015

This past Saturday night, one lucky player cashed the jackpot Super Hi-Five in the last race at the Meadowlands Racetrack for over $173,000. The wager was placed through TVG by a bettor in Virginia. It was the second time during the current meet that a person took home over six figures on the Jackpot Super Hi-Five Wager.

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Forever Paradise Favoured Thursday
July 8, 2015

Forever Paradise has been pegged as the 5-2 morning-line favourite for Thursday’s featured pacing event at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park.

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July's Zoom: Friends At The Track
July 8, 2015

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s July Zoom theme is 'Friends at the Track' and ties in with The Bring A Friend promotion that is taking place nationwide from July 9 to 12.

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Winters A Lady Pace Honouree
July 7, 2015

Diane Winters, the Little Brown Jug Outrider and Parade Marshal for the past 34 years, will be honoured as the 2015 Lady Pace Honouree during the Grand Circuit meet at the Delaware County Fair.

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Murray Janoff Passes
July 7, 2015

Officials with the United States Harness Writers Association have announced that Hall of Famer Murray Janoff, one of USHWA’s founding members, passed away during the afternoon on Monday, July 6 at the age of 100.

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John ‘Johnny’ Long Passes
July 7, 2015

Noted former Grand Circuit farrier John ‘Johnny’ Long, 91, passed away at his daughter’s home in Summerville, SC on June 24.

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Quebec-Bred Series On Tap Wednesday
July 7, 2015

The second round of preliminary competition in the $200,000 Quebec-Bred Series for three-year-old trotters will take place Wednesday at the Hippodrome 3R and the question on everyone’s mind is if Intouchable is untouchable.

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Meadowlands Pace Elims Drawn
July 7, 2015

The connections of 14 three-year-old pacing colts and geldings have entered their charges to contest this Saturday’s (July 11) eliminations for the $700,000 (estimated) Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace.

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Two-Year-Olds To Invade Buffalo
July 7, 2015

With a few starts, if any, on their racing lines thus far in their young careers, it's safe to say when the two-year-old colt and gelding pacers step onto the track at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (July 8), most of them will be unknown to the fans.

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Hanamirian Wins Top Prize In Promotion
July 7, 2015

Mark Hanamirian of Villanova, Pennsylvania will be attending the Adios and meeting Dave Palone after his name was drawn as the winning entry in the Harness Horse Youth Foundation – Meadows Standardbred Owners Association ‘Harness Heroes’ promotion.

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Jet Airway Grounded...For Now
July 7, 2015

“He’s come back real good, really grown up. He’s a big, strong horse. If he can stay healthy then we’ll look to maybe step up to the open levels next year."

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Commission Rules On Monte Purses
July 6, 2015

On Monday, July 6, the Ontario Racing Commission released its Notice of Decision in regard to an application for purse monies for three upcoming Racing Under Saddle races.

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Scholarship Application Deadline Nears
July 6, 2015

At least $15,000 in 2015-16 college scholarships for Harness Tracks of America is on the line for sons and daughters of harness racing participants throughout the United States and Canada.

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Guaranteed Pool For ‘Aces’ Exotic
July 6, 2015

Running Aces, in conjunction with the USTA’s Strategic Wagering platform, has announced a guarantee of $12,500 in its 50-cent Pick 6 wager pool on Tuesday night (July 7). The exotic wager has gone unsolved for six consecutive programs resulting in a $4560 carryover.

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Fans Qualify For Hanover Contest
July 6, 2015

A total of 17 fans qualified for the Hanover Raceway and Country 93 Survivor handicapping Contest this past Saturday night.

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Qualify At Charlottetown On Wednesday
July 6, 2015

Officials with Red Shores have informed Trot Insider that the Charlottetown Driving Park will be hosting a qualifying session this Wednesday (July 8).

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Major Back As CEO Of ORC
July 6, 2015

On Monday, July 6, the Ontario Racing Commission provided an update on the merger that is currently underway between the ORC and the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

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New Group Seeks Board Applicants
July 6, 2015

The Steering Committee of the forthcoming Ontario Standardbred Horseperson Association (OSHA) invites prospective industry and independent directors to apply for directorships on the inaugural Board of Directors, expected to be established by August 1, 2015. Applications are welcome if received by July 22, 2015.

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Special Dresden Twilight Card July 17
July 6, 2015

Officials with Dresden Raceway have announced that the track has been granted approval by the Ontario Racing Commission to conduct a special twilight program of racing on Friday, July 17 with first post at 5:15 p.m.

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Races Cancelled At Morris
July 5, 2015

The Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit has been forced to cancel Sunday's qualifiers and races at Morris due to heavy rain.

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"We Can All Make A Difference"
July 4, 2015

"We are all marketers of horse racing. Each and every time someone asks you a question about what line of work you’re in, or something about your horse, or what you like to do in your free time, you have the chance to promote horse racing!"

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Balmoral Guarantees Weekend Pools
July 4, 2015

Balmoral Park will offer the wagering fireworks tonight with two guaranteed pools to kick off the holiday weekend.

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