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Gentleman Jim's Wager

July 15, 2018:

New Brunswick-born Jim Doherty quietly defined excellence over a training and driving career spanning six decades. His earliest victories in the Maritimes were instrumental in establishing his Hall of Fame career, but it was the gamble that he took when relocating to the U.S. that pushed him over the top....read on

Invitational Race To Be Renamed In NB

July 11, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Horse Racing New Brunswick is renaming its invitational race which is scheduled to be contested during Saint John Exhibition Week this coming September....read on

Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Class Of 2018

April 10, 2018:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the people and horses being recognized as inductees in 2018. Six people and four horses have been elected from an extremely deep ballot of candidates....read on

Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame 2018 Ballot Announced

March 26, 2018:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2018 ballot. A total of 30 horses and people comprised of 15 Standardbred and 15 Thoroughbred candidates have been selected to appear on the voting ballot....read on

Packed House For Legends Day

September 6, 2015:

A full crowd and sunny skies provided the backdrop for Clinton Raceway’s eighth annual Legends Day event on September 6....read on

Clinton To Honour Doherty, Gilmour

September 4, 2015:

On a day in which the elite gather in small town Ontario to celebrate some of the greatest drivers in the sport, Clinton Raceway will help remember two legends that have passed....read on

Merrie Annabelle Renamed Jim Doherty

July 3, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that beginning with the 2015 edition, the Merrie Annabelle for two-year-old trotting fillies will be re-titled the ‘Jim Doherty Memorial’ recognizing the legacy of the Hall of Fame horseman....read on

Rockeyed Optimist Fastest In 2015

March 21, 2015:

There have not been many horses, if any, better than Rockeyed Optimist this year. After the second round of the Clyde Hirt Series on Saturday at The Meadowlands, there now has not been any horse faster than Rockeyed Optimist this year, as he won this round in a spectacular 1:48.3....read on

Jim Doherty Passes; Arrangements Set

March 14, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that Harness Racing Hall of Fame horseman James Francis 'Jim' Doherty passed away peacefully at Villa Marie Claire Hospice in New Jersey on March 14, 2015 at the age of 74....read on

Elitlopp Draw Winner Announced

April 17, 2014:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation's raffle for a trip to the famous Elitlopp was won by Jim and Marianne Doherty of Clifton, New Jersey....read on

Takter Joins Hall Of Fame Drivers' Race

June 27, 2013:

Jimmy Takter, three-time Trainer of the Year, will join the field for the $10,000 Mr. and Mrs. Elbridge Gerry Memorial Trot for Hall of Fame members at Goshen Historic Track on July 7. Takter replaces Ron Pierce, who is unable to compete in the race....read on

When Do You Know You've Got A Good One?

June 8, 2010:

“They’re just like kids, some have more ability than others and if you’ve got one that starts out good and he does everything natural you can just tell training them that some are better than others...read on

Pacinello Eyes Another Series Sweep

March 5, 2010:

Pacinello begins the quest for his third winter stakes trophy in the opening round of the Four Leaf Clover Series Saturday night at Meadowlands Racetrack...read on


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