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ORC Heat/Horse Advisory
June 19, 2012

The Ontario Racing Commission is reminding all members of the racing community to be on the alert for any hot weather effects on horses.

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ADW Endeavour Announced
June 19, 2012

Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation, owner of Batavia Downs Casino, announced today a strategic partnership of services with Saratoga Casino and Raceway and eBet Technologies, LLC.

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OHHA Calls District 4 Meeting
June 19, 2012

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has announced that it has called a meeting for its District 4 members.

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Tioga Announces Late Closers
June 19, 2012

Tioga Downs has announced that it will offer late-closers for those New York bred three-year-old pacers not competing in the Empire Breeders Classic.

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Meet A Gretzky This Sunday At Clinton
June 19, 2012

Even though Wayne Gretzky is long retired, he and his family have a knack for the spotlight.

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Updated: Jack Campbell Passes
June 19, 2012

Trot Insider has learned that horseman Jack Campbell, father of Hall of Fame driver John Campbell and trainer Jim Campbell, passed away Monday, June 18 after a brief battle with lung cancer. He was 79.

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Benefit Planned For Williams Family
June 18, 2012

Trot Insider has learned a special benefit will be held later this month with the proceeds going to the Williams family following the tragedy that struck their family earlier this month.

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Mid-Week Qualifiers At Truro
June 18, 2012

Officials with Truro Raceway have informed Trot Insider that the track will be holding a mid-week qualifying session.

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Sudbury's Baby To Boomer Noms Due
June 18, 2012

Sudbury Downs has announced that nominations for the Baby To Boomer Pacing Series will close on midnight, Wednesday, June 20.

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Want To Jog Around The Big M?
June 18, 2012

For the first time, human athletes will get the chance to run around the Meadowlands Racetrack in a 5K to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on Saturday, June 23.

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Stand Tall Named Ohio’s Best
June 18, 2012

Stand Tall, a four-year-old pacing gelding that went unbeaten in four starts in May, was voted Ohio Horse of the Month by members of the Ohio chapter of the U.S. Harness Writers Association.

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Sign Up For Your Backstage Pass!
June 18, 2012

Have you always wanted to get an insider’s look at what goes on behind the scenes of horse racing? Ever wondered how the photo finish camera works or how the track announcer memorizes all of those horse names? Well, here’s your chance to get some insight into what goes on behind the scenes on race day.

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Alberta Downs Results Delayed
June 16, 2012

Results from Alberta Downs’s Saturday afternoon harness racing card will be delayed until later tonight due technical difficulties.

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GRR Show On Cogeco TV
June 15, 2012

Grand River Raceway and Cogeco TV Fergus will begin airing the first installment of the track’s Local Highlight Reel this weekend.

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Henry Doucette Passes
June 15, 2012

Prince Edward Island lost a respected member of the standardbred and business community this week with the passing of Henry J. Doucette of Summerside.

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Historic Stakes At Tioga Sunday
June 15, 2012

The Historic Stakes for three-year olds roll in to Tioga Downs on Sunday afternoon with a post time of 1:30 p.m.

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Charlottetown Track Closed Monday
June 14, 2012

Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park will be closing the track on Monday, June 18 for maintenance on the racing surface.

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Post Change For Summerside Sunday
June 14, 2012

Officials with Red Shores have announced that first-race post time for the Sunday, June 17 card of live racing from Summerside Raceway has been changed.

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$112,000 Filly Maywood Pace Headlines Big Friday Card
June 14, 2012

Illinois' top sophomore pacers will all be in action on Friday evening at Maywood Park, as a field of eight state-conceived and foaled fillies will square off in the featured $112,000 final of the Filly Maywood Pace.

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Scioto Handle Up Over 20% In First Month
June 14, 2012

After its first 16 racing programs of the 2012 season, handle at Scioto Downs is up more than 20 per cent.

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Tioga Whipping Pilot Program To Take Effect Saturday
June 14, 2012

Tioga Downs has joined forces with the Southern Tier Harness Horsemen’s Association in developing a pilot program for whipping that will take effect this Saturday night.

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Fan Club’s NA Cup Handicapping Challenge Closes Today!
June 14, 2012

It’s the richest and most anticipated race on the Canadian harness racing calendar. It offers an astounding $1.5-million in purse money.

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OSS Yearling Nominations Due Today
June 14, 2012

The Ontario Sires Stakes Administration would like to remind everyone that Friday, June 15 is the deadline for OSS yearling nominations for 2012.

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NA Cup On Sirius XM Radio
June 13, 2012

Saturday's $1.5-million Pepsi North America Cup can be heard live on Sirius XM radio as part of the satellite radio network's 'Saturday Night at the Races' series.

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Adjustment To Mohawk Qualifiers
June 13, 2012

Officials at Mohawk Racetrack have been forced to make an important alteration to the raceway's qualifying schedule.

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Happy Anniversary To The Fan Club!
June 13, 2012

Standardbred Canada's 'I Love Canadian Harness Racing' Fan Club is celebrating its first birthday! So, in observation of the moment, the club would like to take the opportunity to look back and do a little number crunching!

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Expanded Hambo Coverage On CBS
June 13, 2012

The $1.5-million Hambletonian, the richest race for three-year-old trotters in the world, will air live from the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on CBS Sports Network on Saturday, August 4, from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. (EDT).

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Lenore Alpert Passes
June 13, 2012

Lenore Alpert, 83, a well-known individual in harness racing during the last half of the 20th century, passed away on June 10 in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Georgian Reschedules Labatt’s Trotting Series
June 12, 2012

Due to a lack of entries, Georgian Downs has been forced to reschedule the Labatt’s Claiming Series until July.

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Volunteers Needed For OVC Study
June 12, 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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Yonkers Returns Friday Night
June 12, 2012

Recess is just about over. Yonkers Raceway, dark since its June 2 stakes card, will return Friday night with a 12-race dossier.

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Batavia Stall Apps Now Available
June 12, 2012

Stall applications for the 66th season of live harness racing at Batavia Downs Casino, located in Western New York, are now available.

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Deadline Reminder For SBOANJ 2012 Scholarships
June 12, 2012

Applications for the 2012 Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey college scholarships must be submitted and postmarked by June 25, 2012.

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Who Wants A Free Race Bike?
June 12, 2012

You probably already have the equipment you need to tear around the track, but you'd probably pick up some new snazzy wheels if they were offered for free, wouldn't you?

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Tragedy Strikes Williams Family
June 12, 2012

It has been reported that groom and Standardbred Canada member Andrew Williams of St. Joachim, Ont. has been placed under a medically-induced coma and is clinging to life in Windsor's Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital after being involved in a horrific traffic accident which claimed the lives of two of his young children.

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ID Technician In Prince Edward Island
June 12, 2012

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in P.E.I. on June 18 and 19, 2012 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification.

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Brian Bellamy Memorial Golf Tournament Reminder
June 12, 2012

Kawartha Downs would like to remind everyone that the deadline for entries for the Brian Bellamy Memorial Golf Tournament is Thursday, June 14.

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Date Change At Northside
June 12, 2012

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved a date change for Northside Downs.

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Box Closes Tuesday For Ellamony Classic
June 9, 2012

Flamboro Downs wishes to remind horsepeople that the box for the $200,000 (added) Ellamony Classic will close at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12.

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Alberta Forced To Cancel Again
June 9, 2012

Trot Insider has learned that inclement weather in Alberta and Manitoba has forced multiple cancellations this weekend.

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Match Race Between Politicians Set
June 8, 2012

With the overwhelming consensus among horsemen being that politicians know little or nothing about the horse-racing industry, one track is doing its best to get the pols on-track, literally.

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Tioga Sunday Stakes On SiriusXM
June 8, 2012

Sunday's stakes race at action at Tioga Downs can be heard live on SiriusXM satellite radio.

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SBOANJ Golf Outing Apps Available
June 8, 2012

Applications for the 17th annual Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey Golf Outing are now available.

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ATSS Fillies Heading To Truro
June 8, 2012

A large contingent of Atlantic Sires Stakes three-year-old pacing fillies are heading to Truro Raceway on Sunday for some serious harness racing action.

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Date Changes For PEI Matinee Track
June 8, 2012

The PEI matinee races kick off for the 2012 summer season at O'Leary's Willis Racetrack on Wednesday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m.

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Vernon Set For EBC Finals
June 7, 2012

The top NY bred trotting sophomores will gather at Vernon Downs on Friday evening to contest the rich Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) finals

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TrackMaster, TVG & USTA Announce $3,500 Harness Handicapping Challenge!
June 7, 2012

Saturdays this summer harness racing fans will have their time to shine with a chance to compete for cash and prizes in the exciting Harness Handicapping Challenge. Be crowned the challenge champion and take home bragging rights and the ultimate prize of $2,000 cash!

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Guaranteed Pick 4 Sunday At Tioga
June 7, 2012

Tioga Downs, in conjunction with the United States Trotting Association’s strategic wagering program, will offer a $5,000 guaranteed pick four on Sunday, June 10 for the Bettors Delight and Artiscape races.

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Trainers Make HHYF Programs Possible
June 7, 2012

As the Trottingbreds of the Harness Horse Youth Foundation prepare for their unprecedented 17-stop summer tour, they must get their work in, just like racehorses do.

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PPs Available For Big M Baby Races
June 7, 2012

The Meadowlands Racetrack has announced that past performances are available at admission gates and online for individuals interested in getting acquainted with the fledglings that are taking in some of their first tasks at the East Rutherford, New Jersey oval.

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