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Brennan Opines On Weekend Drives

June 22, 2018:

Driver George Brennan will take the lines behind Lispatty, Always At My Place and DWs NY Yank in this weekend’s $44,000 features for distaff pacers, open pacers and trotters at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Atlanta Leads Sire Stakes To Tioga

June 22, 2018:

The last time Atlanta competed in a pari-mutuel race, she won the $238,610 Empire Breeders Classic at Vernon Downs on May 28 in a track-record time of 1:50.3. She returns to action on Sunday (June 24) at Tioga Downs in the second of three $40,600 New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) divisions on the card....read on

$40K Pick 5 Guarantee At Hoosier

June 22, 2018:

With a carryover in excess of $11,500, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $40,000 Guaranteed Pick-5 pool for Friday, June 22....read on

Faves Prevail In Yonkers Sire Stakes

June 22, 2018:

The New York Sire Stakes returned downstate Thursday night (June 21), with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $172,499 Art Watson Pace for three-year-old fillies....read on

Fresh Territory For Shower Play

June 22, 2018:

After her smashing victory against unrestricted company in the $415,000 Fan Hanover final at Woodbine Mohawk Park last Saturday, Shower Play will try something different this weekend....read on

June Zoom Photos Due Monday

June 22, 2018:

Many tracks across the country have opened their doors to begin another exciting season of racing, giving I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club members the perfect opportunity to get in on the June Zoom Photo Contest....read on

Only Take Cash, 'Shadow' Prevail

June 21, 2018:

Only Take Cash ($56.80) used a first-over push out of midfield to spring a major upset in the first pari-mutuel event of the year for two-year-olds at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday evening (June 21), and Shadowofthenorth ($13.00) gave a well-known voice in Canadian harness racing his first training win — more remarkably, in the first career start for horse and conditioner alike....read on

Piercewave Hanover Repeats At Planridge

June 21, 2018:

Piercewave Hanover climbed up the class ladder after his inaugural Plainridge Park victory last week, but the move made little difference. After turning back multiple challenges, Piercewave Hanover handily took the $14,000 Winners-Over trot on Thursday afternoon (June 21) in a career-best effort....read on

Tioga To Host 'Scholarship Race'

June 21, 2018:

Tioga Downs, the Southern Tier Harness Horsemen’s Association, and the Harness Horse Breeders of New York State are joining together once again to host their annual “Scholarship Race” for high school seniors on Sunday (June 24)....read on

Impressive Win Before CDP Card Cut Short

June 21, 2018:

Thursday evening’s (June 21) card was cut short after issues with the starting gate at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park, but Innocent Kiss was still able to defeat eight foes....read on

Calabrese Wins Monticello Amateur Race

June 21, 2018:

There's an old adage that states “good things come to those who wait,” and that expression fit John Calabrese's trotting victory on Thursday (June 21) at Monticello Raceway to a T....read on

Western Regional Handicapping Contest

June 21, 2018:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club's online handicapping contest for Saturday's Western Regional Driving Championship at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino is now open!....read on

Track Record Mile For Bills Man

June 21, 2018:

Bills Man joined the illustrious company of Chapter Seven and Father Patrick by tying their track record time for four-year-old trotting horses on Thursday afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

PA Fairs Opener Rained Out

June 21, 2018:

Well, that’s no way to begin your fair racing season....read on

A Six Pack Worth Flaunting

June 21, 2018:

Åke Svanstedt can find no reason to dislike Six Pack, but he is particularly fond of one of the horse’s traits....read on

Perfection In N.A. Cup Fan Club Contest

June 21, 2018:

This year's Pepsi North America Cup night at Woodbine Mohawk Park was jam-packed with stakes action, country music, prize giveaways and fun for fans to enjoy!...read on

Western Regional Draw Complete

June 21, 2018:

The draw for the 2018 Western Regional Driving Championship, which will take place this Saturday (June 23) at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, is now complete....read on

Three ‘Northeast’ Dashes This Weekend

June 21, 2018:

All three classifications within the Great Northeast Open Series will have $30,000 divisions this weekend....read on

Hoosier Park To Host 'Kammy’s Kause' Fundraiser

June 21, 2018:

On Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Fortville-based ‘Kammy’s Kause’ will team up to host the largest 4p- Support fundraiser in the world featuring a two-day music festival, high-end silent auction, 125-mile escorted motorcycle ride, food trucks, live harness racing, family activities, kid zone, and more....read on

Standardbred Statue To Attract Bids

June 21, 2018:

If you’re in the market for some fine Standardbred art, an upcoming auction will feature a dramatic bronze sculpture that would be a welcome addition to any display....read on

‘Big M’ Touting Its $258K Carryover

June 21, 2018:

The carryover for the Meadowlands Racetrack’s Late 20-Cent Jackpot Super High-Five now stands at $258,907....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace (Vol. 8)

June 21, 2018:

The ‘Big M’ has released the eighth installment of its ‘Road to the Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace.’...read on

Northside Date Cancelled, Rescheduled

June 21, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that an upcoming race date that had been set for Northside Downs has been cancelled and rescheduled for this fall....read on

Trainer On His Filly: “She Can Do It All”

June 21, 2018:

“Last year, when she was on the lead where you could steady her and keep her on her own pace, she was really good. She was never quick to come out of the hole; you could never force her into anything. This year, you can. She can leave, she can sit. She can do it all.”...read on

Matured Pacer Is Now A Real Threat

June 21, 2018:

“I thought he might have been a ‘full-speed’ horse, but didn’t know if we could race him off the pace. Now that we can, it makes him a little more dangerous.”...read on

Marion Marauder Back In To Go

June 21, 2018:

Marion Marauder is back in to go, and he will have a different pilot in his sulky when he faces the starting gate....read on

MacDonald "Had A Heart Of Gold"

June 21, 2018:

The death this week of fellow Maritime horseman Mike MacDonald, 70, hit hard for Marcel Barrieau, 71....read on

'Hockey Day' Sunday At Dresden

June 21, 2018:

Sunday (June 24) will be a special day at Dresden Raceway that will see two former friends share the track spotlight once again....read on

Style Snapshot Shocks In Elora

June 20, 2018:

Style Snapshot ($43.80) sprung a major upset in the co-featured $8,500 Preferred 3 for pacing mares on Wednesday (June 20) at Grand River Raceway, while So Not Cool ($2.40) lived up to fives-on billing in the $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot....read on

Freshman Fillies Contest Buffalo NYSS

June 20, 2018:

A pair of two-year-old pacing fillies started their careers off in fine fashion on Wednesday night (June 20) by winning their respective $52,500 divisions of the New York Sire Stakes at Buffalo Raceway....read on

Super Fly, Star Sapphire Win DSBF Splits

June 20, 2018:

Round two of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) preliminaries for three-year-old trotters wrapped up Wednesday (June 20) at Harrington Raceway with one $20,000 division each for males and females....read on

Maching Me Zilly Digs Deep

June 20, 2018:

Maching Me Zilly and Lifetime Trust slugged it out through the stretch of the $17,000 pacing feature for distaffs on Wednesday afternoon (June 20) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, and in the end, the first-over Maching Me Zilly found the reserves to keep her rival at bay late in a lifetime best of 1:52.2....read on

Faces Of Racing: Melanie Leblanc

June 20, 2018:

Leading up to the National Caretaker Appreciation Day event in July, Standardbred Canada will be profiling caretakers from across the country in our Faces of Racing series....read on

Reflections On A Big ‘Cup’ Win

June 20, 2018:

“(At the top of the stretch) I was still pretty confident; Montrell hadn’t urged him. When he popped the plugs, it was over.”...read on

Getting Patriotic In Indiana

June 20, 2018:

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville and Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson are set to host two of the largest, free patriotic celebrations in Indiana....read on

All Targets On Freddie

June 20, 2018:

A field of seven top trotters will line up Thursday evening (June 21) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park, and six of them will attempt to knock off the heavily favoured Freddie and his record setting driver....read on

Suttie Retiring From The CPMA

June 20, 2018:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has announced that its executive director, Steve Suttie, will be retiring at the end of the month....read on

Don Schmiedge Passes

June 20, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Don Schmiedge of Davidson, Sask. passed away on Monday, June 11 at the age of 74....read on

CPMA: How Well Are We Doing?

June 20, 2018:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency would like feedback in regard to how well it is doing when it comes to deterring the use of prohibited substances in Canadian horse racing....read on

Juveniles Speed Over Pocono

June 20, 2018:

Two-year-olds put forth some impressive speed Wednesday morning (June 20) during qualifying action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

June 20, 2018:

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

Historic Track Still Going Strong

June 20, 2018:

Goshen Historic Track, where it all started and where it still is today, is prepping for its 182nd season of live harness racing, and 2018 will be the 108th year of Grand Circuit Racing at ‘The Cradle of the Trotter.’...read on

Hannelore Hanover Tops First Fan Poll

June 20, 2018:

Fans this week were given the opportunity to vote on the Top 10 horses in the sport in a manner similar to the weekly Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll....read on

Entries Wanted: Century's Saturday Entry Box Extended To Thursday

June 20, 2018:

The deadline for entries for Saturday's (June 23) card of harness racing at Century Downs has been extended to 9:00 a.m. (MST) Thursday (June 21)....read on

Choose The Ben Hur Cup ‘Wager’

June 20, 2018:

This Sunday (June 24), Hippodrome 3R will host its inaugural Ben Hur Cup driver challenge, which will pit two reinsmen against each other in eight races....read on

‘Big M’ Wine Festival Saturday

June 20, 2018:

On Saturday, June 23, the wine will flow at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment for the Summer Wine Festival....read on

Stepping Up For Injured Horsewoman

June 20, 2018:

After a jogging accident led to serious head injuries, the Canadian harness racing industry is stepping up to help a well known horsewoman....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

June 20, 2018:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

‘Mysti’ Marvels At Running Aces

June 20, 2018:

On Tuesday (June 19) at Running Aces, the Margaret Audley-trained and James Yoder-driven Gold Star Mysti ($3.20) captured the $13,000 Open Handicap for pacing mares from Post 5 with a gate-to-wire performance in 1:51.4 for Gold Star Farm....read on

Mike MacDonald Passes; Arrangements Set

June 20, 2018:

Mike MacDonald, one the most revered horsemen in Atlantic Canada and considered by many to be the greatest Gold Cup & Saucer driver in the race's history, passed away on Tuesday (June 19) at the age of 70....read on


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