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Dr. Johnston Honoured At Dresden

July 8, 2018:

The impact that Dr. Joe Johnston had on horsepeople in Southwestern Ontario was immeasurable and many of his family and friends told stories today about the longtime vet who passed away in January of 2016....read on

Another Horseman To Sudbury Hall

April 28, 2018:

Veteran horseman Mike Saftic was named to the Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame two years ago, and it has been announced that the same honour will soon be bestowed upon another area horseman....read on

Century Downs Season Heating Up

April 19, 2018:

Now that the racing seasons have ended at Fraser Downs in Surrey, B.C., and are about to close at Cal Expo in Sacramento, California, it’s expected that a bunch of horsemen will be bringing their stables to Century Downs....read on

McKirgan Voted Into Ohio Hall Of Fame

January 9, 2018:

Donald 'Don' McKirgan, one of the top trainers in the state of Ohio, has been elected as the newest member of the Ohio Harness Racing Hall of Fame. He was elected by a vote of the Ohio chapter of the U.S. Harness Writers Association....read on

“I Did Whatever I Could Do To Be Around A Horse”

December 12, 2017:

Tim Twaddle recently made the trek back to his hometown to be enshrined in the St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame. And, like he did during his discussion with Trot Insider, the accomplished driver/trainer tried his best to convey his love for the game. “I did whatever I could do to be around a horse,” he said....read on

Twaddle: HOF Honour "Full Circle"

November 17, 2017:

“It’s all full circle.” Meadows-based trainer Tim Twaddle, who enjoyed a lengthy driving career in Pennsylvania and California, will return to his native Ontario this Thursday (November 23) to be inducted into the St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame....read on

The Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017

August 9, 2017:

In this the 250th anniversary year of horse racing in Canada, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame welcomed a total of 10 horses and people as its Class of 2017....read on

New Inductees Join U.S. Hall Of Fame

July 2, 2017:

On a sultry Sunday (July 2) midsummer’s evening in the Hudson River Valley, inductions for the Harness Racing Hall of Fame were conducted....read on

Miller Joins Wall Of Fame

June 28, 2017:

Four-time Little Brown Jug champion driver, David Miller has been selected as the 33rd Little Brown Jug Wall of Fame Honouree by the Delaware County Fair....read on

Hall Of Fame Induction Gala Details

June 21, 2017:

The 41st Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner on August 9 promises to be an extra special evening of celebration as 10 new members will join the best of Canadian horse racing....read on

Mark Austin Honoured At Dresden

June 18, 2017:

The late trainer Mark Austin was honoured on Sunday (June 18) at Dresden Raceway and enshrined into Dresden Raceway’s Hall of Fame....read on

Campbell’s Final U.S. Drive On July 2

June 12, 2017:

The 107th season of racing in Goshen, NY will include the final race in the United States for all-time money-winning driver John Campbell and inductions for harness racing’s finest over a long weekend from July 1-4....read on

Canada's First Race Winner To HOF

May 17, 2017:

In the 250th Anniversary year of Horse Racing in Canada, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Legends Committee unanimously named a mare called Modesty, who won the first advertised and reported horse race on Canadian soil, as the 2017 Legend Honouree....read on

Campbell, Queen’s Plate To Be Honoured

May 1, 2017:

It was learned a few months ago that harness racing’s most successful reinsman, John Campbell, will be inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame this coming fall. The hall has now announced its complete list of 2017 nominees and award recipients, one of which is The Queen’s Plate....read on

Burgess Humbled By HOF Honour

April 7, 2017:

Trainer Blair Burgess said he often enjoys reading the plaques at the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (CHRHF) at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. He said the fact his name and bio will soon be joining some of the biggest legends in horse racing history is a bit overwhelming and humbling....read on


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