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Thoughtyoudlikeit And Wrenn Shine

February 23, 2018:

Racing off an 18-week layoff, Thoughtyoudlikeit got the cover trip he needed, shooting the Lightning Lane to capture Friday’s $17,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life Pace at The Meadows....read on

Pappy Go Go Wins Meadowlands Debut

February 23, 2018:

Following an undefeated season in Atlantic Canada for two-time O'Brien Award of Horsemanship winner Marc Campbell, trotter Pappy Go Go made his Meadowlands debut a winning one for new connections on Friday night (February 23)....read on

Lenny Mac Beats The Boys In Open Trot

February 23, 2018:

Lenny Mac ($3.50) may have been the lone mare in the field in Buffalo Raceway's $9,500 Open Trot on Friday night (February 23) but it didn't matter to her as she roughed up the boys in taking a solid 2-1/2 length victory over Noble Legend in 2:00 on the sloppy track....read on

Tragic Passing Of Up-And-Coming Driver

February 23, 2018:

The harness racing industry is mourning the tragic passing of 18-year-old driver Nic Dewar....read on

USTA's Pathway Adds New Free Reports

February 23, 2018:

In the first of three weekly launches, the U.S. Trotting Association’s statistical database, Pathway, has introduced new, free ownership reports on the USTA website....read on

North American Harness Update Preview

February 23, 2018:

The schedule for "the Internet’s favourite harness racing handicapping show", North American Harness Update, is set for Friday, February 23....read on

Why Truro Staff Were Laid Off

February 23, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that all staff employed at Truro Raceway were laid off on Friday (Feb. 23) in a move to separate the track's operations from the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission....read on

Moni Maker's Legacy Lives On

February 23, 2018:

Twenty-five years after the birth of legendary trotter Moni Maker the connections of her most successful son, O'Brien Award winner International Moni look to the four-year-old for more on-track success and a potential game-changing breeding career....read on

Last Call For OSAS Stallion Auction

February 23, 2018:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society (OSAS) would like to remind horsepoeple that its 2018 stallion auction ends on Friday (February 23) at 3:00 p.m....read on

Foiled Again 'Foiled, Again'

February 22, 2018:

Foiled Again wound up in a fourth-place dead-heat Thursday, Feb. 22 at Yonkers Raceway, adding few dollars to the retirement account but holding career win 100 in abeyance....read on

Larrys Petrock Stays Undefeated

February 22, 2018:

Barry Bird trainee Larrys Petrock commandeered his rivals after the half and progressed to a 1:54 win at Woodbine Racetrack on Thursday, Feb. 22, remaining undefeated in three pari-mutuel starts....read on

Wildwild Men Wires Flamboro Preferred

February 22, 2018:

Sent the odds-on favourite, Wildwild Men took control early and kicked clear to a three-and-a-half length victory in the $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot, winning in 1:58 at Flamboro Downs on Thursday, Feb. 22....read on

Super Imposed N Wins Dover Photo

February 22, 2018:

Super Imposed N won a cavalry charge to the wire in 1:50.1 to win the $27,500 Preferred/Open Pace at Dover Downs on Thursday, Feb. 22....read on

Inside Western Fair's Drivers Room

February 22, 2018:

The team at The Raceway at Western Fair District produced a video feature with some of the track's top drivers for viewing at the 2017 Awards Banquet. That video has been shared online....read on

Snow No Concern For Tempus Seelster

February 22, 2018:

Thursday afternoon brought about the first installment of the Fillies and Mares Open Pace for the 2018 season at Saratoga Casino Hotel as seven distaffers squared off for a purse of $12,000 through the snowflakes that fell throughout the matinee card....read on

Racing Returns To The Meadows

February 22, 2018:

After a lengthy shutdown due to an outbreak of equine herpes virus (EHV-1), The Meadows Racetrack & Casino will resume live racing tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 23, at 5:30 p.m....read on

Kadabra Breeding To Benefit Retired Racehorses

February 22, 2018:

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is pleased to announce that a breeding to the leading Canadian trotting sire Kadabra has been donated to support its efforts to rehabilitate, retrain and rehome Standardbreds retiring from the track....read on

‘Big M’ WHHC Qualifier Rescheduled

February 22, 2018:

After last Saturday’s snow storm caused the ‘Big M’ to cancel its WHHC Qualifier after three races, the Meadowlands Racetrack has rescheduled the $400 Super Qualifier to Saturday, March 3....read on

OHHA Announces Scholarship Winners

February 22, 2018:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 OHHA scholarships....read on

It’s ‘Go Time’ For Prideofthesierras

February 22, 2018:

George Reider appears to have a nice prospect for the upcoming California Sire Stakes in three-year-old gelding Prideofthesierras, who put it all together last weekend in his fourth start with Steve Wiseman in the sulky....read on

‘Big M’ Website Offers Nuggets

February 22, 2018:

Looking to find some nuggets? Then check out the Meadowlands Racetrack’s website....read on

Explosive Matter Breeding To Benefit Scholarship Fund

February 22, 2018:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association has announced that Hanover Shoe Farms has donated a breeding to Explosive Matter, to benefit the MSOA’s Collegiate Scholarship Fund....read on

DerbyWars WHHC Mega-Qualifier Details

February 22, 2018:

Officials with DerbyWars have sent out the details of a WHHC Mega-Qualifier which will be taking place this coming weekend....read on

‘Mercury’ And ‘Thrive’ Take Opens

February 22, 2018:

Modern Mercury and Born To Thrive triumphed in their respective $11,000 Open Trots on Wednesday (February 21) at Pompano Park....read on

Positive Delay Regarding Kawartha

February 22, 2018:

Today (Thursday, February 22) was the scheduled day for an official announcement in regard to the future of Kawartha Downs. The announcement has been delayed, though, and officials have been cited as saying that the delay is a positive development....read on

Johansson Comments On L A Delight

February 22, 2018:

“She’s a lovely mare to be around. She does her work. There’s nothing really out of the ordinary about her, which is extraordinary, I guess, in some kind of way. She knows exactly what she’s supposed to do.”...read on

Western Fair Qualifiers Rescheduled

February 22, 2018:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District have announced that the qualifying session that was scheduled for this Friday (February 23) has been postponed....read on

2018 London Selected Yearling Sale Details

February 22, 2018:

Forest City Standardbred Sales and Standardbred Canada are proud to announce that the dates for the second annual London Selected Yearling Sale are Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14, 2018, beginning at noon each day....read on

Meadowlands Back In Action Friday

February 22, 2018:

Live racing will returns to the Meadowlands Racetrack this Friday night (February 23), and the 13-race program’s featured dash will showcase conditioned trotters squaring off for a purse of $15,000....read on

Racing Looks To Formula One

February 22, 2018:

Horse racing is always looking for a new ways to showcase itself and attract a new fan base, and according to multiple media reports as of late, racing will be taking a page out the Formula One handbook in an attempt to do so....read on

Bettorhaveanother Has Another Win

February 21, 2018:

Warm temperatures set the stage for fast races headed by Bettorhaveanother scoring the fastest clocking for a female pacer this year....read on

Ontario Long-Term Funding Update

February 21, 2018:

On Wednesday (Feb. 21) Mike Chopowick, the Acting Executive Director of Ontario Racing, issued the following statement on the status of the province's proposed long-term funding agreement with Ontario Lottery and Gaming....read on

Get To Know Official John Dorion

February 21, 2018:

Like so many in this industry, John Dorion’s first memories of racing go back to spending time with family at the track....read on

Paul ‘Porky’ Johnson Sr. Passes

February 21, 2018:

Paul M. ‘Porky’ Johnson Sr., of Ironton, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 17 at his residence at the age of 79....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

February 21, 2018:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have sent out a preview of the upcoming episode of the show....read on

Allymxsliventexas, ‘Gorgeous’ To Battle

February 21, 2018:

A solid $4,400 Open III Pace will get the marquee treatment this Friday night at Cal Expo, and Allmyxsliventexas and Gorgeous For Real are scheduled to be among the major players....read on

Don Amos Passes

February 21, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred racehorse breeder/owner Don Amos, the former Ontario Jockey Club executive and COO of Magna Entertainment, passed away on Thursday, February 8 at the age of 73....read on

Purse Increase At Pompano

February 21, 2018:

Officials with Pompano Park have announced that a purse increase at the track is just around the corner....read on

Maine Honours Its Best Of 2017

February 21, 2018:

This past Saturday (February 17) at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland, Maine, the Maine Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association held its annual awards ceremony....read on

‘Pacing For The Cure’ To Kick Off Tour At The ‘Big M’

February 21, 2018:

Officials with Pacing for the Cure have announced that the first stop in its 2018 tour-date schedule will take place in March at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Campbell To Speak In Florida

February 21, 2018:

Harness Horsemen International will hold its annual meetings and awards luncheon beginning this coming Sunday (February 25) at the Embassy Suites Deerfield Beach Resort & Spa, Deerfield Beach, Fla....read on

USHWA Charity Auction Details

February 21, 2018:

Stallion auctions to benefit the Delaware Valley Chapter of USHWA are available starting Wednesday (February 21)....read on

Modest Tetrick Reflects On 2017

February 21, 2018:

It’s not easy to downplay winning Breeders Crown races, but Trace Tetrick, who is as modest as the day is long, has found a way to do it. “I guess it was being in the right spots at the right time, being lucky,” he has said....read on

Western Fair Cancels

February 21, 2018:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District have informed Trot Insider that they have been forced to cancel the track’s card of live racing that was scheduled for Wednesday (February 21)....read on

Dark Racetrack Fills Grandstand

February 21, 2018:

It’s the middle of February. Snow and cold rule the day. What is a dark racetrack to do? How about put on one heck of a show....read on

Foiled Again Tries For 100 Again

February 21, 2018:

The Foiled Again saga continues Thursday, Feb. 22, with the venue, Yonkers Raceway, and the quest, career win 100, remaining the same....read on

Theresademoninme Rebounds At Dover

February 20, 2018:

After breaking stride at the start of last week’s $25,000 Open Handicap trot, Theresademoninme rebounded to score a 1:53 wire-to-wire victory in the feature on Tuesday, Feb. 20 to give trainer and co-owner Dylan Davis a training triple on the day....read on

Speedy Pacer Heading Stateside

February 20, 2018:

Trainer Ross Croghan recently imported speedster Waikiki Beach A -- who's now two-for-two since arriving in the U.S. -- and he could have another threat imminently joining his stable....read on

Roscoe Rodgers Jr. Passes

February 20, 2018:

Standardbred horseman Roscoe Rodgers Jr. passed away on Sunday, February 18 at the age of 88....read on

Morris Trabert Passes

February 20, 2018:

Morris Trabert, 95, of Sigourney, passed away on February 9 at the Manor House Care Center in Sigourney....read on


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