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Dennis Cummings Passes
May 16, 2012

Longtime standardbred trainer and owner Dennis A. Cummings passed away on Monday, May 14 at his residence in Akron, New York at the age of 68

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State Actions Against NYRA Won't Impact Purses
May 16, 2012

New York State Thoroughbred Breeding & Development Fund Chairman John D. Sabini today stressed that New York’s thoroughbred breeding industry is sound and will not be impacted by the State’s withholding of operating and capital revenue for The New York Racing Association (NYRA)

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OHHA Announces District 11 Meeting
May 16, 2012

The Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA) has announced details of an upcoming meeting for its District 11 members

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A Lot Happening At Mohawk Sunday
May 16, 2012

The highly anticipated Fireworks and Family Fun Night at Mohawk Racetrack will be even bigger and better than ever with a number of exciting promotions and activities for those young and young at heart

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Harrah’s PhillyTo Offer $15k Pick-4
May 15, 2012

Harrah’s Philadelphia has announced it will offer a $15,000 guaranteed pool Pick-4, fueled by a carryover in excess of $4,000, on Wednesday, May 16

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No Hiawatha Schoolers This Week
May 15, 2012

Officials from Hiawatha Horse Park would like to advise horsemen there will be no schoolers this week, but they will return on Thursday, May 24.

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Big M To Host USO Fundraiser
May 15, 2012

The Meadowlands Racetrack is encouraging fans to support America’s troops and their families at its first USO Night at the Races on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 19

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Yarock On Equine Scholarship Fund
May 15, 2012

For the sixth consecutive year, scholarships are again available for those pursuing higher education related to the harness racing industry

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2012 Atlantic Provinces’ Bursary Program
May 15, 2012

Are you a student residing in the Atlantic provinces and attending community college or university this fall? Here’s an opportunity that could help you pay for your tuition.

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WEG Applies To Drop Tuesdays
May 15, 2012

The Implementation and Monitoring (IM) Group of the Ontario Racing Program (ORP) has received an application from Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) to continue racing four days a week when WEG moves to Mohawk for its summer meet

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Terhune To Replace Retiring Cunard
May 15, 2012

Janet T. Terhune has been appointed the next director of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame by its Board of Trustees. Following the annual meeting of the museum’s trustees on July 1, Terhune will succeed Gail Cunard, who will be retiring after having served the museum for 27 years, the last 17 as director

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OHHA District 10 Meeting
May 15, 2012

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has announced a meeting for members of District 10 on Wednesday, May 23

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Online Equine Art Auction In Full Swing
May 15, 2012

During the month of May, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to offer four racing-related limited edition pieces of framed art in a silent auction

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Georgian Series Noms Coming Due
May 14, 2012

Officials with Georgian Downs have sent out a reminder to owners and trainers regarding the track's Labatt's Claiming Series and Masters Series, which have respective nomination closing dates of May 23 and June 1

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Mid-Week Qualifier Announced
May 14, 2012

Officials with Truro Raceway have announced that the track will be offering a mid-week qualifier on Wednesday, May 16

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WEG Offers $1 Win, Place, Show Bets
May 14, 2012

The 2012 Mohawk meet is set to kick off this Thursday with all the wagers traditionally offered at the Campbellville track. This year, opportunity and choice will be the themes for both core horseplayer and casual fan

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Keystone Classics Payments Due May 15
May 14, 2012

Sustaining payments for the 2012 Keystone Classic, a series of early closing events for Pennsylvania-Sired two-year-olds raced at the Meadows, are due May 15

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PA Sire Stakes To Be Postmarked By May 15
May 14, 2012

The Pennsylvania Sire Stakes is reminding horsepeople that there are payments in all age brackets that must be postmarked by Tuesday, May 15

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Last Call For Spring Fling
May 14, 2012

The deadline to enter horses for the 2012 Spring Fling Mixed Sale's main catalogue is Friday, May 18

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Yorkton Qualifying Results Delayed
May 12, 2012

Saturday's qualifying results from the 11th and 17th races at Yorkton Exhibition will be delayed

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Meadowlands To Card Invitational Next Sat.
May 12, 2012

With the top free-for-all pacers in town for the Graduate final and other stars returning to action, the Meadowlands Racetrack will card a $50,000 Invitational Pace for Saturday, May 19

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Miss Versatility Series Kicks Off At Mohawk
May 12, 2012

The first leg of the popular Miss Versatility series for trotting mares is scheduled for Sunday, May 20. The series will make its first appearance north of the border, one of several adjustments in the format for the upcoming season

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Northside Downs Drivers Meeting Set
May 11, 2012

There will be a Drivers Only meeting on Saturday, May 12 immediately following the qualifiers at Northside Downs to discuss new rules and other business prior to the race season getting underway

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Horsepeople Invited To County Meeting
May 11, 2012

Chris White, the Warden of Wellington County and chair of the Rural Mayors of Ontario committee, will be hosting a general meeting on Tuesday, May 29 to hear about impacts to the horse racing community resulting from the decision by the Ontario Liberals to end the OLG Slots-At-Racetracks program

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May 15 Payments For Hambletonian Society Serviced Stakes
May 11, 2012

Sustaining payments for all two-year-old races and yearling nominations for all events administered by the Hambletonian Society are due Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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Kawartha Alters Schooling Session
May 11, 2012

Officials with Kawartha Downs have announced that it has made a slight change regarding its schoolers schedule

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Double Draw Day During Mohawk Meet
May 11, 2012

With the Mohawk Summer Meet fast approaching, the Woodbine Entertainment Group would like to remind all horsepeople of the changes to the draw schedule starting May 15

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ORC Rules On Brian Roy Lawson
May 11, 2012

On Friday, May 11, the Ontario Racing Commission released rulings into appeals and the proposed notice of proposed order regarding licensee Brian Roy Lawson

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OSS Nominations Due June 15
May 11, 2012

Following a meeting of the Standardbred Improvement Program Advisory Group on May 10, 2012, the Program Administrator of the Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Program has released the conditions and nomination forms for OSS #41. As a result of the delay in releasing the conditions, the deadline for submitting nominations was extended to June 15, 2012

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Track Closure To Grade CDP
May 11, 2012

Officials with Red Shores have announced that there will be an upcoming closure at the Charlottetown Driving Park in order to grade the track

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Mobile Devices Approved For Wagering In NJ
May 10, 2012

Racetrack patrons would be permitted to place bets on special mobile gaming devices under legislation approved Thursday by the Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee

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Multiple Stakes Payments Due May 15
May 10, 2012

Trot Insider has compiled all of the releases received pertaining to stakes nomination and sustaining payments that are coming due on and around Tuesday, May 15

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PEISHOA Executive Selected
May 9, 2012

The board of directors of the Prince Edward Island Standardbred Horse Owners Association (PEISHOA) recently held its monthly meeting, at which time the association’s executive was selected for this year

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May Fan Club Referral Contest
May 9, 2012

We know you love Canadian harness racing and we want you to share your passion and enthusiasm for this great sport! The Fan Club is approaching its first-year anniversary and it wants to celebrate by expanding its membership

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Ellamony Classic Noms Due May 15
May 9, 2012

Officials with Flamboro Downs have announced that nominations for the Ellamony Classic are due Tuesday, May 15

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'Inside Harness Racing' Returning For Third Season
May 9, 2012

Harness racing fans, both new and old, will once again have a TV outlet for their favourite sport

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SC's May 15 Stakes Payment Reminder
May 9, 2012

Standardbred Canada would like to remind owners/trainers that several stakes payments are due on or before Tuesday, May 15

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WEG’s May 15 Stakes Payments Approaching
May 9, 2012

The Woodbine Entertainment Group would like to remind all owners, horsemen and women, of the upcoming stakes closing on Tuesday, May 15

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ID Technician In Central PEI
May 9, 2012

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in central Prince Edward Island on May 15 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification

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KHRC Exec Director To RCI Board
May 8, 2012

John T. Ward, the newly appointed executive director of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, has been named to the board of directors of the Association of Racing Commissioners International

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Scioto Downs Kicks Off Season Thursday
May 8, 2012

Scioto Downs is set to open its 54th season of harness racing on the evening of Thursday, May 10

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Dresden Meet To Kick Off Sunday
May 8, 2012

According to a report, officials with Windsor Raceway have announced that Dresden Raceway's season of live racing will kick off as scheduled this Sunday, May 13

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Twenty Eligible To Battle of Lake Erie
May 8, 2012

Northfield Park has released the list of 20 horses whose connections have made the most recent sustaining payment to keep their charges eligible to the 2012 renewal of the Battle of Lake Erie for aged pacers

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David Rose Passes
May 8, 2012

Trot Insider has learned that longtime horseman David Rose passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 5

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Documentary Screening This Wednesday
May 8, 2012

Exhibition Drive, the award-winning documentary on Old Home Week 2011, will have a special screening this Wednesday, May 9 at The Guild in Charlottetown.

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Richard Cybak Passes
May 8, 2012

Trot Insider has learned that lifelong horseman Rick 'Two Step' Cybak passed away Thursday, May 3

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Spring Fling Entries Due
May 8, 2012

The deadline to enter horses for the 2012 Spring Fling Mixed Sale is fast approaching

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Notice Regarding OSS Yearling Noms
May 7, 2012

The changing circumstance in Ontario horse racing has impacted the Ontario Sires Stakes Program Administrator’s ability to issue nomination forms and conditions to meet the nomination deadline

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Volunteers Needed For OVC Study
May 7, 2012

The Ontario Veterinary College has announced it is looking for volunteers to take part in a study of clients’ expectations of equine veterinarians

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Guess Palone’s Record-Breaker
May 7, 2012

When will Dave Palone surpass Herve Filion’s career victory total of 15,180 and become the winningest driver in North American harness racing history? Fans have an opportunity to guess --- and win a prize if they’re correct

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