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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....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 March 30

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

Political Fundraiser In New Jersey

March 23, 2017:

On Thursday, May 4 at 5:00 p.m., the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey and TrotPAC will host a fundraiser reception in support of Ambassador Phil Murphy, the likely Democratic nominee for Governor at Deo Volente Farms in Flemington, New Jersey....read on

Finkelson Scholarship Apps Available

March 23, 2017:

The Florida chapter of the United States Harness Racing Writers Association has announced that the chapter is now accepting applications for its 2017 Allen J. Finkelson Scholarship Awards....read on

Mare Looks To Repeat At The ‘Big M’

March 23, 2017:

Live racing will return to the Meadowlands Racetrack on Friday. The track will present an evening card composed of 11 races....read on

E. coli, Water Testing & Horses

March 23, 2017:

When people hear “E. coli” thoughts may drift to reports of waterborne illness such as the tragic Walkerton outbreak of 2000...read on

Gural Hanover Wins Dover Open

March 22, 2017:

Gural Hanover and driver Tony Morgan journeyed first-over to win the $21,000 Open Handicap Trot in 1:54.3 on Wednesday, March 22 at Dover Downs....read on

Stonebridge Quest Romps In Preferred

March 22, 2017:

Stonebridge Quest left her rivals in the dust as she took off in the final turn and won the featured $10,000 Preferred 2 & 3 Handicap for distaff pacers by more than eight lengths on Wednesday night (March 22) at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

OK Heavenly Prevails In Photo Finish

March 22, 2017:

OK Heavenly, driven by Kevin Wallis, won a long stretch battle with Goldstar Rockette, handled by Mickey McNichol, to earn a photo finish decision in Pompano Park’s $10,000 Open Pace for mares on Wednesday night (March 22)....read on

Buffalo's Wednesday Night Highlights

March 22, 2017:

Sandy De Vie made it two straight victories while a stubborn Deliciouslynaughty was just good all around as the Mach Three mares shared top honours in the co-featured $8,200 paces at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (March 22)....read on

Tricky Nick Perseveres In Top Trot

March 22, 2017:

Pressured every step, Tricky Nick held firm under fire and captured Wednesday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Roy To Join 'Post Time' Line-Up

March 22, 2017:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by BetAmerica has announced its Thursday (March 23) line-up for the show beginning at 1 p.m....read on

Boyd Discusses Recovery

March 22, 2017:

The recovery time for Nick Boyd, one of Kawartha Downs’ top drivers, following a hockey accident, is taking longer than anticipated, but he’s confident he’ll be ready for opening night at the Fraserville oval on May 27....read on

SC Field Rep Position Open

March 22, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is looking for an individual to fill an important role of SC Field Representative....read on

Record Number Of Prix D'Ete Noms

March 22, 2017:

A record 32 four-year-old pacers have been nominated to the $200,000 fourth renewal of the Prix D’Ete at the Hippodrome 3R....read on

Barbour On Flamboro’s Future

March 22, 2017:

Great Canadian Gaming Executive Director Bruce Barbour today (Wednesday, March 22) told Hamilton City Council’s General Issues Committee that racing is secure at Flamboro Downs as long as a lease for gaming is in place and transfer payments are being made....read on

Trainer High On Spirited Closer

March 22, 2017:

“She’s got a big heart. Let’s just say her heart is bigger than her talent at this point. But don’t get me wrong, if she ever learned to trot straight, she’d really be something.”...read on

Update On Fun For Fans Stable

March 22, 2017:

Alberta Standardbred Horse Association Executive Director Fred Gillis has provided an update on the Fun For Fans Stable, which tasted a lot of success in 2016 and is looking for more in 2017....read on


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