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Raising Richard Romps In Rideau Repeat

December 10, 2017:

Going wire to wire as the 1-5 favourite, Raising Richard won again in the $8,550 Winners Over Trot at Rideau Carlton on Sunday, December 10 by seven-and-three-quarter lengths in 1:57....read on

Lights Up In Flamboro Preferreds

December 10, 2017:

Double-digit dividends highlighted the featured Preferred 3 Paces at Flamboro Downs on Sunday, December 10, with Top Royal upsetting in the $9,000 Filly and Mare Pace, and Strato Boy in the $8,500 Horse and Gelding Pace....read on

McKnight Wins Woodbine Trainer Title

December 10, 2017:

Former harness driver Norm McKnight, Jr. claimed the trainer's title for the 2017 thoroughbred meet at Woodbine Racetrack, winning five of the 14 races on closing day, December 10....read on

American Passion Pops At Fraser

December 10, 2017:

Inheriting the pocket spot after clearing the lead past the quarter, American Passion pulled pocket in the stretch to win the $12,000 Filly and Mare Open Pace at Fraser Downs on Sunday, December 10....read on

Horseman's Wild, Wild Win

December 10, 2017:

In what can only be described as one of the craziest trips you'll ever see, a horseman recently found himself upended, backward and nearly launched into the infield before he righted himself and won a horse race....read on

WEG Appoints New Board Members

December 10, 2017:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors....read on

All's Clear For Weather Hanover

December 10, 2017:

After a Post 3 start, 2-1 second choice Weather Hanover ($7.80) went straight to the lead and didn't look back, en route to an open-length victory in the $1,575 Winners Over Pace (Race 9) at Truro Raceway on Sunday (December 10). The victory was part of an impressive personal win streak for pilot Dale Spence, who was absolutely on fire late in the card....read on

'The Captain's '18 Book Full, Closed

December 10, 2017:

Hanover Shoe Farms has announced that the 2018 book for Somebeachsomewhere seven-year-old Captaintreacherous p,3,1:47.1 ($3,153,541) is now full and closed....read on

Lazarus Wins The Inter Dominion Final

December 10, 2017:

New Zealand champion Lazarus captured the $1.1 million TABtouch Inter Dominion final at Gloucester Park on Friday (December 8) before a crowd of some 9,000 fans.

Settled by his trainer/driver Mark Purdon as the field was released, Lazarus wasn’t part of the early charge for the lead, which saw polemarker Tiger Tara ...read on

William 'Bill' Walters Passes

December 10, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that William 'Bill' Walters, who was a member of the Dynamic Racing Stable, has passed away at the age of 71....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

December 10, 2017:

As we hit the final month of the year, I thought now would be a good time to provide you with an update regarding some of the projects that Standardbred Canada has been working on....read on / continuer à lire

Gifts For The Harness Racing Fan

December 10, 2017:

With only 15 days until Christmas, we’ve got some great gift ideas for the harness racing fan in your life!...read on

Artful Way Wins Again At Saratoga

December 9, 2017:

Artful Way continued his dominance of the Open Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel as the Jackie Greene trainee won the $19,500 Open Pace on Saturday, December 9, making it his ninth feature victory of the season....read on

Buckeyes Win Dayton Driving Challenge

December 9, 2017:

Despite a late rally by the Hoosier’s Sam Widger, who captured the final three heats of the six-race 'Hoosiers vs. Buckeyes Driving Challenge,' the Buckeyes eked out a 351-333 victory on Saturday, December 9 at Hollywood Dayton Raceway....read on

Big Efforts Open Valedictory

December 9, 2017:

Windsun Gotham and Better B Rolling drew first blood in the opening leg of the Valedictory Series at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday, December 9....read on

Lucky Mctrucky Wins Batavia Feature

December 9, 2017:

Following a late-mile duel, Lucky Mctrucky retook the lead narrowly, winning the $9,000 feature pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday, December 9....read on

Stormont Kate Coasts At Flamboro

December 9, 2017:

Rushing to the lead at the half, Stormont Kate kicked clear of her competition, winning the $11,500 Preferred 2 Trot on Saturday, December 9 at Flamboro Downs by six-lengths in 1:56.3....read on

Paul Bernardo Passes

December 9, 2017:

Long-time trainer Paul Bernardo, 65, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 7....read on

Harrah's Philadelphia Cancels Sunday

December 9, 2017:

Due to inclement weather, Harrah's Philadelphia has cancelled its Sunday, December 10 program....read on

Rose Run Quest Victorious In Preferred

December 9, 2017:

Red Shores' leading-driver Marc Campbell sat patiently before striking in the $2,550 Preferred Pace at Charlottetown Driving Park, winning with Rose Run Quest in 1:56.3 on Saturday, December 9....read on

Dapper Dude Wins 13th Of The Year

December 9, 2017:

Dapper Dude collected his 13th win this season when he withstood the determined challenge of Meadowbrook Tiger and captured Saturday’s $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

The Best In The West, Bar None

December 9, 2017:

Dominance, it appears, comes with a price. And so it is with the six-year-old superstar mare Tajmeallover....read on

Yonkers Cancels Saturday Card

December 9, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway has cancelled its live racing program for tonight (Saturday, December 9), due to the season’s first snowfall....read on

Three Charged With Race Fixing

December 9, 2017:

One of Australia's leading harness drivers has been suspended from participating in the sport after he was charged with two counts of match (race) fixing....read on

Yonkers Releases 2018 Racing Schedule

December 9, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway has announced its 2018 live racing schedule....read on

SC Rewind: Remembering 1967

December 9, 2017:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes a look back 50 years ago to Canada's Centennial Year of 1967....read on

Lindys Tru Grit To Stand Stud

December 9, 2017:

Stakes winning trotter Lindys Tru Grit will be joining the stallion ranks in 2018, standing his first season in Ontario....read on

Mackenzie A Repeats In Mares Open

December 8, 2017:

Stop us if you’ve read this missive before. Mackenzie A (Jordan Stratton, $8.40) did her thing from first-up Friday night (December 8), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Filly and Mare Open Pace....read on

Caviart Caterina Continues Winning Ways

December 8, 2017:

Ontario-sired Caviart Caterina (by Tell All) has been a winning machine in 2017....read on

McNair Sweeps First Niagara Leg

December 8, 2017:

Sophomore pacing fillies were in the spotlight on Friday evening (December 8) at Woodbine Racetrack for the start of the Niagara Series....read on

Foggy Fraser Feature To Illwinifican

December 8, 2017:

Favourite Illwinifican ($3.20) prevailed through the passing lane off a pocket trip in this week's $12,000 Open Pace featured on a foggy Friday night, December 8 at Fraser Downs....read on

Ginger Prevails In London Preferred

December 8, 2017:

Ginger turned in a gusty first-over effort to defeat 4-5 favourite Thatgirlisonfire in the featured $8,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Friday night (December 8)....read on

Fox Valley Veto Strikes Again In Open

December 8, 2017:

Winning two races in a row for the second time in his last six starts, Fox Valley Veto claimed top weekly trotting honours once again at Batavia Downs after winning the $10,000 Open Handicap on Friday night (December 8) in rein to Billy Davis Jr....read on

Fillies Best Older Mares In Dayton Open

December 8, 2017:

The $17,500 Open Distaff Pace at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Friday night (Dec. 8) proved to be a buzz-kill for those who say young horses can’t compete with seasoned veterans....read on

MacDonald Wins In Australia

December 8, 2017:

With the eyes of the harness racing world on him this past summer, Canada's James MacDonald rose to the occasion and captured the 2017 World Driving Championship on home soil. On Friday (December 8), MacDonald made his mark on Australian harness racing with a win in a driving competition downunder....read on

Online Gambling Could Benefit NJ Racing

December 8, 2017:

New Jersey racetracks could potentially receive a percentage of online gaming revenue if they partner with an existing Atlantic City casino operator....read on

Cake Boss At The Meadowlands

December 8, 2017:

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment was recently featured in an episode of TLC’s Cake Boss....read on

SRF's 12 Days Of Giving Campaign

December 8, 2017:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation's 12 Days of Giving campaign is a great way to help a horse in need during the holidays....read on

Top Tier Pacers Face Off Saturday

December 8, 2017:

A full field of top-tier pacers are set to collide in the Saturday afternoon Preferred Pace at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Fear The Dragon To Retire To Stud

December 8, 2017:

Emerald Highlands Farm has announced that 2017 North America Cup champion Fear The Dragon is being syndicated and has been retired to stand stud....read on

State Star To Step Up At Four

December 8, 2017:

"I actually gave Moira Fanning from the Hambletonian Society a cheque for $62,500 to make her eligible for the Breeders Crown in the paddock at Yonkers on the evening of the New York Sire Stakes final."...read on

Ontario Animal Health Network Update

December 8, 2017:

Are you used to buying antibiotics like penicillin at the local feed or tack store? See what changes are in store for 2018 following the federal changes being made to address antimicrobial resistance....read on

Big Action Weekend At The Big M

December 8, 2017:

The Meadowlands has a couple of good reasons to take a hard look at Friday's card with a $17,117.45 carryover in the Pick 5 (races 2-6) that will likely result in an inflated pool with takeout negated to around $115,000....read on

Napolitano, Garcia-Herrera Dominate Philly

December 8, 2017:

It was a banner day at the office on Thursday (December 7) at Harrah's Philadelphia for the team of driver George Napolitano Jr. and trainer Gilbert Garcia-Herrera....read on

Batavia's Final Week Draw Schedule

December 8, 2017:

Horsemen racing at Batavia Downs are reminded of the draw schedule changes for the final week of racing....read on

Full Book For Downbytheseaside

December 8, 2017:

Downbytheseaside, the richest racehorse of 2017, is now booked full and closed for 2018....read on

Devastating Fire Hits Training Centre

December 8, 2017:

A fire erupted in northeast San Diego County Thursday afternoon and quickly engulfed approximately eight barns at the San Luis Rey (SLR) training center in Bonsall where nearly 500 racehorses were stabled....read on

Roy Shares The Gift Of Giving

December 8, 2017:

An 0-for-8 night at the office generally wouldn’t be reason to celebrate, but that wasn’t the case for driver Louis Philippe Roy on Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Accident Mars Eighth At Flamboro

December 8, 2017:

Drivers and horses were fortunate to come away relatively unscathed despite a scary-looking spill at the head of the lane in Thursday’s eighth race at Flamboro Downs....read on

Meadowlands Offers $17K Pick-5 Carryover

December 7, 2017:

There will be a Pick Five carryover at the Meadowlands Friday for the second straight week....read on


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