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Stratton Enjoys A Friday Six-Pack

April 21, 2017:

‘Twas the night before the finals of the George Morton Levy and Blue Chip Matchmaker and all through the house, not a creature was stirring...except for Jordan Stratton....read on

Sandbetweenurtoes Wins Again

April 21, 2017:

Favourite Sandbetweenurtoes ($3) wore down the pacesetting Bernadette to earn her second straight win in the $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace on Friday night (April 21) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Undefeated Rosemary Rose Wins Hackett

April 21, 2017:

Rosemary Rose kept her undefeated streak alive Friday night (April 21) at Miami Valley Raceway capturing the 46th edition of the James K. Hackett Memorial for three-year-old Ohio-sired fillies in 1:53.1....read on

Night Pro Rebounds With Speedy Score

April 21, 2017:

After an equipment malfunction last week, Night Pro and Sam Widger rebounded gamely to capture the featured event of the evening, a $21,000 Invitational Pace, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, April 21....read on

Buffalo Friday Feature To Studio City

April 21, 2017:

After making two starts at Rosecroft Raceway in Maryland to begin his 2017 campaign, Studio City had a successful return to familiar territory, that being Buffalo Raceway on Friday evening (April 21) and he captured the featured $8,200 trot with a length victory over Noble Legend in 1:59.2....read on

Ducharme Promoted At Cornell

April 21, 2017:

On May 1st, Dr. Norm Ducharme, James Law Professor of Large Animal Surgery at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, will be taking over as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (CRES)....read on

Tetrick Goes Back To School

April 21, 2017:

“I’ve been very fortunate. If I could do it again, I would probably go to school to get my education and have that part of my life. But I can’t regret what these horses have given to me, and to my family, providing for us.”...read on

Additional Info On Cobalt Thresholds

April 21, 2017:

Further to the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency’s (CPMA) Industry Notice dated April 6, 2017, regarding the implementation of CPMA cobalt testing effective May 1, 2017, the CPMA has received questions about what this means from a practical perspective given that cobalt occurs naturally in the horse....read on

Town Hall Series Set To Begin Thursday

April 21, 2017:

The first in a monthly series of USTA Presidential Town Halls with President Russell Williams will begin on Thursday, April 27 at 10:30 AM on the Post Time with Mike and Mike harness racing show....read on

No Gray Area Here For Brown

April 21, 2017:

"It started when I bought the Laag gray broodmare Faded Glory. I remembered her racing for Jack Darling and winning the American-National (1995)."...read on

Hopes For 'Stepping Stone' Efforts

April 21, 2017:

"We’ve got him staked somewhat this year hoping he’ll come on and improve a bit more. He’s got a ways to go before he’s that caliber, but at least we’re starting out on a positive note this year. That was our game plan. Hopefully we can do some good on Saturday.”...read on

Batavia Releases Summer Concert Lineup

April 21, 2017:

Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel has announced the lineup for this year’s Rockin’ the Downs concert series, and classic rock and country music fans will be very excited....read on

Star Power In Mohawk Qualifiers

April 21, 2017:

A 14-race card of qualifiers on Friday morning at Mohawk Racetrack featured some of Canadian harness racing's top talent making seasonal debuts or tuning up for a return to the track....read on

Harness Racing Commercial Unveiled

April 21, 2017:

A brand new commercial featuring harness racing will soon be featured and broadcast on screens and devices around Ontario....read on

Parity Abounds At The Big M Saturday

April 21, 2017:

Saturday night's co-featured eighth race at The Meadowlands, a conditioned pace for a purse of $18,000, offers horseplayers a field so evenly matched that seven of the eight horses in the field are between 4-1 and 6-1 on the computer-generated morning line....read on

Rubber Duck Floats Over Philly

April 21, 2017:

Mother Nature was kind to the suburban Philadelphia area on Thursday (April 20) afternoon. The rain held off long enough to provide a delightful mix of sun, light wind, and comfortable temperatures for the 14-race program at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

3R Ready For Opening Day Sunday

April 21, 2017:

With constant rains ending and a hopeful prediction of sunny skies and warming temperatures, track management at the Hippodrome 3R (H3R) is ready for opening day on Sunday, April 23....read on

Racing Returns To Charlottetown

April 21, 2017:

The heat is turning up for the 2017 harness racing season at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park and a pair of pacers fresh from Ontario racing are sure to keep the temperature rising on Saturday evening....read on

Banca Pupils Lead Yonkers’ Series Finals

April 21, 2017:

"I don’t know if there’s a horse in there that if he won, I’d be surprised...these finals end up being crazy races and you never know what’s going to happen."...read on

Mandatory Hi-5 Payout Date At Pompano

April 21, 2017:

With the Super Hi-5 carryover now close to $90,000 at Pompano Park, Director of Racing Gabe Prewitt has set Sunday, April 30 for the mandatory payout of the Super Hi-5 pool....read on

Martin: Let USADA Bid For Testing

April 21, 2017:

Ed Martin, president of the Association of Racing Commissioners International, closed out the racing regulators’ equine welfare and integrity conference Thursday by urging his member organizations to extend an invitation to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to bid on their equine drug-testing contracts....read on

Someomensomewhere Sold

April 21, 2017:

Among the star-studded lineup entered to qualify Saturday morning at The Meadowlands is a stakes-winning pacing filly making her debut for new connections....read on

Amateur Scores For Glasser, Krivelin

April 20, 2017:

The fifth leg of the eight-leg NAADA Trotting Series was contested on Thursday at Yonkers Raceway and when the results were official David Glasser and Robert Krivelin were each victorious in their respective splits....read on

Stealth Bomber Impresses Again

April 20, 2017:

With the Pepsi North America Cup a little less than two months away, a number of sophomores will be asked to pass a number of difficult tests to see if they’re cut out to compete in the nation’s richest affair for standardbreds....read on

Flamboro Feature To Grana Padanno

April 20, 2017:

Kennel Buddy’s quest for a fifth consecutive win was snuffed out by Grana Padanno who survived a first-over trip en route to capturing Thursday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 for trotters at Flamboro Downs....read on

Reasinforpleasin Delivers At Saratoga

April 20, 2017:

The Conway Hall trotter Reasinforpleasin prevailed in the $9,630 co-feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Thursday afternoon, stopping the teletimer in 1:59.1 for driver Frank Coppola, Jr....read on

Black Broadway Sets Plainridge Record

April 20, 2017:

Fresh off a victory in her seasonal debut last week, Black Broadway came off cover to capture the $14,000 Open trotting feature at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon and made history in the process....read on

Colliton New ARCI Chairman

April 20, 2017:

Jeff Colliton has an agenda item he wants accomplished during his one-year term as chairman of the Association of Racing Commissioners International....read on

Thomson Joins Jug Team

April 20, 2017:

Delaware native, Thomas “T” Thomson has been named the Sponsorship Manager of the Delaware County Fair and the Little Brown Jug....read on

Busy Week Ahead At Pocono

April 20, 2017:

Developing three- and four-year-old trotters and pacers will be looking to confirm spots in their respective $30,000 Championships of the Bobby Weiss Series this coming week at Pocono, with pacers featured on the Monday card and trotters taking the track on Tuesday....read on

Efforts To Revive Fredericton Racing

April 20, 2017:

On Tuesday, April 20, a group of volunteers met in Fredericton, New Brunswick for a strategic meeting in an effort to bring live harness racing back to Fredericton Raceway....read on

Harrington Season To Kick Off Monday

April 20, 2017:

Live harness racing will commence this coming Monday (April 24) for the 71st consecutive season at Harrington Raceway with a 10-race program starting at 5 p.m....read on

Elitlopp Raffle Winners Announced

April 20, 2017:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation has announced the winner of its annual Elitlopp raffle....read on

Running Aces Late Closers Announced

April 20, 2017:

Running Aces Casino & Racetrack proudly announces an exciting series of late-closing events for the 2017 season, which will get underway on Saturday, May 20 and will offer live racing every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday evenings through September 16....read on

Lloyd Arnold Pace All Set

April 20, 2017:

This Saturday’s Lloyd Arnold Pace at Cal Expo is named for the famed horse owner and track operator of the highest calibre....read on

Century Cancels Monday Card

April 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that the card of live harness racing that was scheduled for this coming Monday (April 24) at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino has been cancelled....read on

Last Call For Spring Survivor Contest

April 20, 2017:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has organized a Spring Survivor online handicapping contest for the Canadian cards of racing slated for Saturday, April 22...read on

Donald ‘Donnie’ Byrne Passes

April 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Standardbred owner Donald Patrick ‘Donnie’ Byrne, of Edmonton, Alberta, passed away on Wednesday, April 19 at the age of 81....read on

Simpson Appointed To Ohio Commission

April 20, 2017:

Gregory H. Simpson is the newest appointee to the Ohio State Racing Commission by Governor John R. Kasich....read on

Recap: ARCI Conference Day Two

April 20, 2017:

Day Two of Association of Racing Commissioners International 83rd Annual Conference on Equine Welfare and Racing Integrity took place on Wednesday, April 20. The American Quarter Horse Association’s pioneering, cost-effective loaner integrity teams that provide investigative reinforcements for the sprint sport’s big days was one of the main focuses during the day....read on

Northside Qualifiers Announced

April 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has given its approval for a pair of qualifying sessions that will take place in the upcoming weeks at Northside Downs....read on

European Trotter To Make NA Debut

April 20, 2017:

A European stakes winner that has triumphed in six of his 14 career starts will make his North American pari-mutuel debut this Friday (April 21) at the Meadowlands Racetrack, and a millionaire stakes-tested trotter will also make his seasonal bow in the tilt....read on

Dragon Again Euthanized

April 20, 2017:

Dragon Again, a winner of more than $2.3 million on the racetrack and the sire of the winners of more than $122.7 million, including the $7.5 million-winner Foiled Again, the sport’s all-time richest racehorse, was euthanized Wednesday afternoon, April 19, at Sugar Valley Farm in Ohio, where he had stood stallion duty since 2014....read on

Community Mini-Grant Program Details

April 20, 2017:

The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) has launched a new community mini-grant program....read on

Katherine B Prevails In Photo Finish

April 19, 2017:

Katherine B persevered in a three-way photo finish to post a 12-1 upset in the featured $7,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 Pace, which closed out the Wednesday night (April 19) harness racing card at The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

Spring Mixed Sale Catalogue Available

April 19, 2017:

The sale catalogue and past performances booklet for the Meadowlands Spring Mixed Sale are now available on the Tattersalls Sales Co. website and on the Equineline Sales Catalog app....read on

Beback Jr. Hits 2,000 Win Mark

April 19, 2017:

"The way things went several times in my career, I never thought I'd be able to reach 2,000 wins," driver Ron Beback Jr. said after reaching that milestone on Wednesday night (April 19) steering Ergo Hanover ($3.60) to victory in the sixth race at Buffalo Raceway....read on

Top Trot To Tricky Nick; Palone Wins Five

April 19, 2017:

Tricky Nick pocketed Barn Girl early, then held her off late to capture Wednesday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Missile J Primed For Levy Final

April 19, 2017:

It’s one thing to stand out against many of the finest older pacers in training. It’s quite another to do it as a youngster....read on

Downbytheseaside Returns

April 19, 2017:

World champion pacing colt Downbytheseaside, the 2016 Governor's Cup champion, made his first appearance on the track as a three-year-old with an impressive qualifying victory on Wednesday afternoon (April 19) at Miami Valley Raceway....read on


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