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A New Partner For Racing In NS?

February 1, 2012:

“I think right now the environment is such that all the vested parties working under a very collaborative spirit and the timing specifically is more conducive to having a facility erected here in the Truro area.”...read on

Modelling After the Maritimes

January 31, 2012:

"Minister Sheridan and his people within government identified areas in which they thought going forward the harness racing industry on PEI would look to thrive and flourish and eventually with the goal of in the not so distant future to be self sufficient...read on

Help For Racing In New Brunswick?

January 25, 2012:

“The question mark is what is it that can be facilitated in the future? The contract that exists with Casino New Brunswick and the government is always subject to amendment if Casino New Brunswick is willing to partake in harness racing...read on

Belleville's Mayor On Racetrack Status

January 16, 2012:

“Macallan is looking at taking over the whole company [Baymount] which I believe is a good thing because Macallan seems to have financial backing. It's just a question of is it going to delay...read on

The Social Aspect Of Handicapping

January 12, 2012:

"The feedback we've gotten about this tournament is that the social aspect is just as important as winning money and the puzzle element of [handicapping]."...read on

Racing Returning To Assiniboia Downs?

January 9, 2012:

"We've been talking with Minister Stan Struthers and they seem optimistic that something's going to work out for us...read on

A Better EPO Test?

January 4, 2012:

Could scientists be on the verge of developing a 'blood passport' to more easily detect illegal use of EPO in horses? On today's Trot Radio, we get an update from a researcher who has been working on improving testing methods for the last eight years...read on

Trot Radio Year In Review

December 31, 2011:

On today's episode of Trot Radio, host Norm Borg looks back on the headlines and people that were top of mind with respect to harness racing in 2011....read on

Martin: "We Have A Very Good Story To Tell"

December 28, 2011:

"Horse racing has the most aggressive drug testing program...We test for more substances at deeper levels, and our standards are stricter than the International Olympic Committee's....read on

Rideau Goes The Extra Distance

December 22, 2011:

"I remember when I was a kid I mostly went to Kingston Park Raceway which was a five-eighths mile track. The first time I went to Quinte Raceway, which was a half-mile track I couldn't believe just what went on behind the gate and being that close to the horses was a completely different experience."...read on

Campbell's Quest For History

December 9, 2011:

"I've always wanted to be the best and tried to be the best or close to being the best, but I didn't think that it would happen this quickly or the way it happened."...read on

Hudon Fears No One

December 2, 2011:

"I've never been scared of racing a horse, so really nobody kind of scares me - it's a very well-matched field."...read on

Lamers The 'Eternal' Optimist

November 25, 2011:

"Maybe the drive wasn't as good as what we wanted it to be but she just didn't have it. It's like if you've got a sore foot, it's like running around with a stone in your shoe."...read on

Gural: Tellers Dispute Not An Issue

November 18, 2011:

"They're not suing me, they're suing the union so there's a restraining order that prevents the union itself from signing a contract with us...We've offered all the tellers a job and the vast majority of them have agreed to come to work."...read on

Bitless Bridle Approved In Europe

November 15, 2011:

In what developers call a "landmark advance in racehorse welfare", harness racing bodies in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway approved the 'Harness Horse Bitless Bridle with bit bypass straps' for racing use...read on


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