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Levy Series Continues At Yonkers

March 26, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway’s George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series for Free-For-Allers continued Saturday night (March 25), with another quartet of $50,000 divisions....read on

Our Sky Major N Wins At Big M; Pace Contender Wins Fifth Straight

March 25, 2017:

Our Sky Major N brought a pretty big resume from Down Under as a multiple top-class stakes winner when he made his North American debut in February....read on

Crafty Master Victorious Stateside

March 25, 2017:

Crafty Master, a son of Mister Big shipping to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono from Canada’s capital city track, Rideau Carleton, couldn’t have been more impressive in his “return” to the Downs, winning Saturday night’s top purse event, an $18,000 claiming handicap pace, in 1:52 to complete a consecutive triple for Team Allard, driver Simon and trainer Rene....read on

Gerries Sport Equals Miami Valley Record

March 25, 2017:

Ontario Sires Stakes graduate Gerries Sport (Trace Tetrick) equalled the Miami Valley track record for four-year-old male pacers with a dominating 1:50 triumph in the Saturday night (March 25) $22,000 Open I Handicap Pace....read on

Zipnthruthehall Wins Buffalo Feature

March 25, 2017:

Zipnthruthehall showed plenty of 'zip' in the stretch and captured the $8,600 featured pace at Buffalo Raceway on Saturday night (March 25) by holding off Jolt Of Whiskey by a half-length in 1:57.4....read on

Three Complete Meadows Series Sweeps

March 25, 2017:

The Meadows hosted the championships of four series on Saturday (March 25), and three of the winners — DDs Comet, Art N Music and Ms Mullen — completed sweeps of the events for three and four-year-olds. The finals offered combined purses of $102,100....read on

American Virgin Lowers Season's Record

March 25, 2017:

American Virgin and Bernadette were repeat winners in Saturday night's co-featured Preferred events at Woodbine Racetrack, both prevailing in close finishes for driver Doug McNair....read on

Mach Away Wires Century Open Mares

March 25, 2017:

Mach Away wired a compact field of five to win the first Open event of Century Downs Racetrack and Casino's 2017 meet on Saturday afternoon (March 25)....read on

Tracking The NA Cup Eligibles

March 25, 2017:

As stakes season picks up and three-year-old pacers start to target Canadian harness racing's biggest prize, Trot Insider will track the contenders and eligibles as they prepare for the 2017 Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Arrogate Richest North American Horse

March 25, 2017:

With a sensational come-from-behind effort, Arrogate is now the richest racehorse in North American history by virtue of a thrilling victory in the $10 million 2017 Dubai World Cup Saturday at Meydan Racecourse....read on

Campbell To Sweden For Elitlopp

March 25, 2017:

Reports indicate that harness racing legend John Campbell will be driving at Solvalla Racecourse on the last weekend in May for his final on-track appearance in Sweden....read on

SC Rewind: Big Mutuel Payouts (2/2)

March 25, 2017:

In this week's Rewind, Robert Smith recalls some record-breaking mutuel payoffs and a few of the facts and figures surrounding them along with a rather bizarre story related to wagering....read on

SC Supports Equine Foundation Of Canada

March 25, 2017:

On Friday, March 24 President and CEO Dan Gall made a cheque presentation on behalf of Standardbred Canada in the amount of $2,000 to the Equine Foundation of Canada (EFC) at Tara Hills Stud Farm in Port Perry, Ont....read on

Sophomore Fillies Star In Young Elims

March 25, 2017:

Three-year-old pacing fillies Ladies From Hell and Tahuya Gameday proved to be the leaders of the pack scoring front-end victories in their respective $7,500 eliminations for the Marian Young Memorial on Friday night (March 24) at Fraser Downs....read on

Jagersro Is Loving London

March 25, 2017:

Since joining the Dennis Morrissey stable late last month, Jagersro has taken a liking to her new home track in London, Ont., winning five straight races at The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

Billings Celebrates First Big M Win

March 24, 2017:

Marcus Miller and Mystical Nectar had a lot left in deep stretch, but nowhere to go, until a narrow seem opened with 100 yards to go. Mystical Nectar exploded to win comfortably in 1:52.1 in the $18,000 pacing feature for mares on Friday night (March 24) at The Meadowlands....read on

Cayo Loco Leads BGs Folly Winners

March 24, 2017:

Randy Parish's homebred pacing mare Cayo Loco, the winningest horse sired by BGs Folly, opened Friday night's (March 24) harness racing card at Woodbine Racetrack with a career-best performance. Meanwhile, Rene Allard added to his season-leading win total at Woodbine with a training triple on the 10-race card....read on

Jerseylicious, Tetrick Star At Miami Valley

March 24, 2017:

Jerseylicious avenged a narrow defeat last week by capturing the $22,000 Mares Open at Miami Valley on Friday night (March 24)....read on

Round Two For Matchmaker Mares

March 24, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway’s Blue Chip Matchmaker offered up Round 2 on Friday night (March 24), with another trio of $40,000 divisions for top-flight pacing mares....read on

Deal Pending For Scarborough Sale

March 24, 2017:

On the eve of the 2017 season opener at Scarborough Downs, reports indicate that an agreement has been reached for the sale of the Maine harness racing facility....read on

Meladys Monet Heads To Pocono

March 24, 2017:

After successfully getting to race on one of the two days planned for the first week of 2017 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono – Tuesday’s inaugural card followed a Saturday cancellation due to snow – the northeast Pennsylvania track will try for three cards of racing in this, its second week of the year...read on

Friday Feature To The Bronx Bumper

March 24, 2017:

The Bronx Bumper was sent off at 1-5 odds on the toteboard and he didn't disappoint on that proposition in easily taking down the field in the featured $8,200 trot at Buffalo Raceway on Friday night (March 24)....read on

Bee A Magician Retired

March 24, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Bee A Magician, one of the best Canadian-sired horses to ever set foot on the racetrack, has been retired at the age of seven and will start a broodmare career....read on

Changes To Urine Collection Containers

March 24, 2017:

Beginning May 1, 2017, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) will be using a new urine collection container for the CPMA equine drug control program....read on

Human Alcohol & Drug Program Changes

March 24, 2017:

After consulting the horse racing participants and researching best practices in other jurisdictions, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is pleased to advise that revisions have been made to the Standardbred and Thoroughbred Rules of Racing (the Rules) effective April 1, 2017 to reflect changes made to the Human Alcohol and Drug Program...read on

Rideau Carleton Training Notice

March 24, 2017:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway have announced special conditions regarding track closures and training for this weekend....read on

OHHA Meeting Set For Ottawa

March 24, 2017:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has scheduled a meeting to be held in the Ottawa district on Tuesday, March 28, 2017....read on

Barrieau McIsaac Stake Returns

March 24, 2017:

The New Brunswick Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association has revived one of the province's most well-known and sought after stakes events, the Barrieau McIssac Stake....read on

Fifty-Six Remain NA Cup-Eligible

March 24, 2017:

The connections of 56 three-year-old pacers have made the first sustaining payment to remain eligible to the 34th Pepsi North America Cup....read on

All-Day Action At The Meadowlands

March 24, 2017:

The Meadowlands has a long day in store for horseplayers on Saturday with the $30 million Dubai World Cup card simulcast from half-way around the world opening the doors at 8:30 in the morning, an important handicapping contest all afternoon and a dozen live races covering the evening hours....read on

Katies Rocker Seeks Open Repeat

March 24, 2017:

Grand Circuit stakes-winning speedster Katies Rocker drew post eight in this Sunday's $10,000 Open Handicap at Rosecroft Raceway....read on

Claimer Sells For $300,000

March 24, 2017:

Within a span of seven months, a Standardbred racehorse has gone from being claimed for $15,000 to being sold at public auction for $300,000....read on

250 Ideas Due Tuesday!

March 24, 2017:

This year marks the 250th Anniversary of horse racing in Canada, providing an incredible opportunity for everyone associated with horse racing to celebrate the history of the industry and honour the sport’s champions and heroes, past and present....read on

Post 10, No Problem

March 24, 2017:

Winning from Post 10 is never an easy feat at Woodbine Racetrack, especially if you’re a trotter....read on

Stage Set For Series Finals At Yonkers

March 23, 2017:

A pair of series finals share next week’s marquee, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $61,000 Petticoat and $61,800 Sagamore Hill....read on

Major Uptrend Bounces Back

March 23, 2017:

Major Uptrend came up a nose short in last week’s quest for a fourth consecutive victory, but it didn’t take him long to find his way back to victory lane for trainer Tim Crissman....read on

Preferred Repeat For Hldontghttoyurdrms

March 23, 2017:

Despite being assigned the outside post and battling through a wardrobe malfunction, Hldontghttoyurdrms came up huge in winning Thursday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 for trotters at Flamboro Downs....read on

Amateur Scores For Miller, Krivelin

March 23, 2017:

After the first leg of the long-standing NAADA Trotting Series was snowed-out last Thursday at Monticello Raceway, the 2017 edition got underway with two divisions Thursday evening at Yonkers....read on

Bamond Trio Ready To Battle

March 23, 2017:

Since taking over the training of his father’s Bamond Racing Stable, two years ago, Jeff Bamond, Jr. has reached the sport’s greatest heights....read on

Annabeth Upsets; Beckwiths Dominate

March 23, 2017:

Annabeth, a daughter of Shadow Play, played the role of the spoiler when she pulled off a mild upset in the Thursday feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Barbarian Looks To Reign

March 23, 2017:

Barbarian, in razor-sharp form with a hat trick in tow, will now be asked to do his work from the assigned Post 10 in Saturday night’s Open Pace at Cal Expo....read on

Cushing: Mare Is A ‘Delight’

March 23, 2017:

“She is just so handy; you can do anything with her. She also really enjoys her job; she loves being out there.”...read on

More On Yonkers’ Advanced Wagering

March 23, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway and its ADW portal, Empire City Bets, are offering advance wagering for Saturday’s (March 25) Dubai World Cup program....read on

Rideau Thursdays Begin Next Week

March 23, 2017:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway would like to reminder horsepeople and racing fans that Thursday night live racing will return to the track on March 30....read on

First Mohawk Qualifying Session

March 23, 2017:

Mohawk Racetrack hosted its first qualifying session of the 2017 season on Thursday, March 23, and a total of 10 dashes went postward over the seven-eighths-mile oval....read on

New Scratching Rule At Saratoga

March 23, 2017:

As of Thursday (March 23), Saratoga Casino & Hotel has a new policy for horses scratching out from Post 7 or 8....read on

Two Woodbine Preferreds This Saturday

March 23, 2017:

It doesn’t happen regularly, so fans and horseplayers are in for a treat as a double dose of Preferred action will highlight Saturday night’s card at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Mac Lilley To Wall Of Fame

March 23, 2017:

The Raceway at Western Fair District has announced that longtime horseman/owner/breeder Mac Lilley will be this year’s inductee onto its prestigious Wall of Fame....read on

Series Finals At The Meadows Saturday

March 23, 2017:

Four late closer finals totalling more than $100,000 in purses will head to the post this Saturday (March 25) at The Meadows and will feature top three and four-year-old pacers and trotters....read on

OHHA Report On RRSPs

March 23, 2017:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association administers a registered retirement savings plan, which now has over 1,300 individuals participating and saw annual contributions made by 851 individuals in 2016....read on


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