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Pedigree Snob In Scioto Qualifier

May 23, 2009:

Pedigree Snob, winner of last year’s Sweetheart and one of the top freshman pacing fillies of the season, won her second qualifier today in 1:53.3 at Scioto Downs...read on

Howard Gillies Passes

May 23, 2009:

It is with sadness that the family of Howard Gillies announces his death on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at the age of 83...read on

Jezzabell Hotspur Ties Buffalo Record

May 23, 2009:

In 2006, Shady Matilda and Poppy Luster N went 1:55.1 to establish the track record for aged mares. You can now add Jezzabell Hotspur to that list as the seven-year-old Anthony P bay mare out of the Broadway Express mare Charisma, won the $9,000 featured Open Pace for owner Betty Tauber in here at Buffalo Raceway on Friday, May 22...read on

Maltese Artist Euthanized

May 23, 2009:

Double millionaire and world record holder Maltese Artist was put down following his Molson Pace Elimination at Western Fair on Friday night...read on

The Steacy Show At Rideau

May 23, 2009:

Starting in the seventh race on Friday night, trainer Mark Steacy took over the Rideau Carleton Raceway and went on a winning crusade...read on

MacDonald Team Triples At Flamboro

May 23, 2009:

Trainer James MacDonald scored a perfect three wins during Friday night's 10-race program at Flamboro Downs with his older brother Anthony MacDonald doing all the driving...read on

My Girl Lora Wins Vernon Feature

May 23, 2009:

My Girl Lora joined five other harness horses with three wins in 14 programs at Vernon Downs after a 1:56 victory in Friday night’s $4,500 featured eighth race...read on

Morgan & Page Team Up At Scioto

May 23, 2009:

Trainer Virgil Morgan, Jr. and driver Chris Page teamed to sweep both the trotting and pacing features on Friday night at Scioto Downs...read on

Chick N Tell, Happy Dreamer In Yonkers Opens

May 23, 2009:

Records are made to be broken, or, in the case of Chick N Tell, matched...read on

To Helen Back Again

May 23, 2009:

To Helen Back converted a perfect pocket trip into her second consecutive win in the $44,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday night...read on

MacDonald Sweeps London Gold Elims

May 22, 2009:

Mark MacDonald engineered a pair of impressive victories in the three-year-old pacing filly Gold Series season opener at Western Fair Raceway on Friday evening....read on

UPDATED: Field Set For Molson Pace

May 22, 2009:

Lucky Man and Foiled Again took their respective $25,000 Molson Pace eliminations, which were marred with an injury sustained by Maltese Artist...read on

Scarlet Mczara, Special Sweetheart In NJSS Action

May 22, 2009:

In an impressive upset, 68-1 shot Scarlet Mczara angled between horses to take the first of two $61,400 New Jersey Sire Stakes divisions for three-year-old filly pacers Friday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

Garland's Recovery Going Well

May 22, 2009:

Trainer Karen Garland, who suffered multiple broken bones in a two-vehicle crash on April 3 in Freehold Township, New Jersey, reports that her post-accident rehabilitation is going smoothly...read on

O’Mara Scores 2,000th Win

May 22, 2009:

Driver Mark O’Mara hit another impressive milestone in his career Friday, May 22, guiding Midnightsuperstar to victory in the fifth race of the evening to earn win 2,000...read on

Riders Confirmed For 1,000 KM Race

May 22, 2009:

Twenty-six riders ranging in age from 24 to 65 have confirmed their presence in the first-ever Mongol Derby, a wild 1,000-kilometre race across the Mongolian steppe, according to UB Post....read on

Get To Know Horowitz, Drop Red

May 22, 2009:

If you didn't know much about trainer Bob Horowitz or the Pepsi North America Cup eligible Drop Red, you do now -- and there is a lot to know...read on

OHHA & Flamboro To Host Kids Camp

May 22, 2009:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association and Flamboro Downs are pleased to team up again this summer to offer a special four-day interactive day camp for kids aged 10-13, at Flamboro Downs...read on

Steamin Demon Recap

May 22, 2009:

Special D finished like a whirlwind to take the fastest division of the Steamin Demon series on Thursday...read on

More NJSS On Tap

May 22, 2009:

After distributing almost a half million dollars in purses to three-year-old pacers already this month, the New Jersey Sire Stakes 2009 season for three-year-old trotters will open Monday at The Meado...read on

Capital, Upgrades Coming To Marquis

May 22, 2009:

According to an article on saskatoonhomepage.ca, Saskatoon's Prairieland Park Corporation will be receiving $165,000 from the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority for live standardbred ra...read on

Monticello Adds Race Date To Schedule

May 22, 2009:

With the permission of the New York State Racing & Wagering Board, Monticello Raceway will add a live race card on Friday, June 5.

First race post time will be 1:10 p.m....read on

Kurt Hughes Benefit Details

May 22, 2009:

Trot Insider has received details of a benefit night for horseman Kurt Hughes, who was badly injured in an automobile accident in November, 2008...read on

2009 OHHA Youth Camp Schedule

May 22, 2009:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has released the schedule for the 2009 harness racing youth camps...read on

Racing For Awareness, Money For A Cure

May 22, 2009:

Since the first race held at the Goshen Historic Track in 1838, chances are, it has never seen this much horsepower in one day....read on

Attractions Hippiques Could Leave Racing

May 22, 2009:

In today's episode of Trot Radio, a spokesperson for RSM Richter stated that Attractions Hippiques would withdraw from the racing industry if the right offer came for its properties...read on

Coleman On Art Colony Qualifier

May 22, 2009:

Art Colony, the 7-1 second choice in Trot Magazine's 2009 Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book, put in his first charted line of the season for trainer Casie Coleman this morning at Mohawk Racetrack. The Artsplace colt was much the best, and Coleman spoke to Trot Insider afterward regarding the mile...read on

Dali Romps In Debut; Marfisi Comments

May 22, 2009:

With Somebeachsomewhere looming large in 2008, other solid stakes colts looked rather average in comparison -- even if they went out and won in 1:48.2 and banked $600,000...read on

Robert Shepherd Update

May 22, 2009:

According to an article by Nicholas Oakes in the Journal Pioneer, driver Robert Shepherd, injured in the multi-horse accident at Woodbine Racetrack March 2, has been back in action, somewhat, and has a rough date targeted for his return to the races...read on

Beckwith Celebrates 4,000th Win

May 22, 2009:

Veteran driver Mark Beckwith entered Thursday afternoon’s program at Saratoga Raceway needing just a single victory to reach a major milestone, and he celebrated...read on

Oakerson Still Going Strong At 75

May 22, 2009:

Seventy-five-year-old trainer/driver Gene Oakerson is enjoying a successful season at Hoosier Park...read on

Hoosier Cup On The Horizon

May 22, 2009:

The 13th edition of the Hoosier Cup, which is scheduled for Saturday, May 30 at Hoosier Park, is quickly...read on

'The Mailman' Delivers In Fredericton

May 21, 2009:

Hall of Fame horseman and all around good guy Ron Waples has never been known to turn down a 'live' catch-drive, and on Thursday evening owner/trainer Percy Jones called his bluff...read on

Balzac Racetrack Project Gets Clarity

May 21, 2009:

In 60 days, the future of horse racing in the Calgary area will become much clearer after some timelines were set regarding the United Horsemen of Alberta's CrossIron Mills project in Balzac...read on

Slave Dream Takes Hiram Woodruff

May 21, 2009:

Not even Post 10 could stop the white hot Slave Dream and Hall of Fame reinsman John Campbell from sweeping this year’s Hiram Woodruff Series...read on

Oatmeister Takes Top Trot

May 21, 2009:

After falling more than five lengths behind, Oatmeister unleashed his patented late charge that carried him to a narrow victory in Thursday’s $25,000 Preferred Handicap Trot...read on

Christine Deagle Passes

May 21, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that Christine Deagle, the daughter of Walter and Gina Deagle, passed away on Monday, May 18 after a long and courageous battle...read on

New Horsemen's Group Being Discussed

May 21, 2009:

Trot Insider has spoken to Hall of Fame horseman Bill O'Donnell, the recently departed president of the Ontario Harness Horse Association, regarding the possibility of a new association being erected...read on

Hazel Park Race Dates To Be Slashed?

May 21, 2009:

According to a story on the Michigan Harness Horsemen's Association website, the state racing commission is looking at slashing 2009 race dates at Hazel Park due to a budget reduction....read on

2009 TCNHC Gearing Up

May 21, 2009:

Standardbred Canada is gearing up for the 2009 edition of the Trot Canada National Handicapping Championship...read on

Flamboro Box Remains Open

May 21, 2009:

Due to a shortage of entries, the Flamboro Downs Race Office has announced that its entry box for Sunday’s card will remain open until 2:00 p.m. today...read on

OHHA On District 6 Meeting

May 21, 2009:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has issued a release regarding its District 6 membership meeting, which took place Wednesday, May 20 in Milton...read on

Valcyon Days Takes A Bow

May 21, 2009:

It's not strange when victorious drivers show their appreciation to the crowd while in the winner's circle, but it is far from the norm when their equine partners...read on

Big Mile For Well Said

May 21, 2009:

If anyone questioned whether Well Said, the colt atop Trot Magazine's 2009 Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book, was ready to hit the stakes trail...read on

Teague Update On Hempt Starters

May 21, 2009:

Trainer George Teague, Jr. has given an update on Johnny Z and Mr Wiggles, two of his Pepsi North America Cup eligibles that will be contesting the $300,140 Max C....read on

UCC – Starring Oscar Oscar

May 21, 2009:

What do you do if you’ve already shelled out significant money to keep 12 horses eligible to the year’s richest race for Ontario-sired horses, post time is looming, and your best hopefuls seem onl...read on

WDC Concludes, Forward Comments

May 21, 2009:

As the 2009 World Driving Championship concludes in Norway, Canadian driving rep Brad Forward supplied us with a double dose of blog postings and Trot Insider has added photos of the scenic...read on

Bartlett Praises WDC

May 21, 2009:

Though he finished sixth overall in the World Driving Championships, United States' representative Jason Bartlett had nothing but praise for the multi-leg event, which took place in Norway this time a...read on

MacPhee Not Worried About 10 Hole

May 21, 2009:

The connections of Parlay are seeing nothing but upside on the 2009 horizon. With a full season of Ontario Sires Stakes racing in front of them...read on

HBFs Slapshot Scores Fifth Straight

May 20, 2009:

HBFs Slapshot had his sights set on the wire right from the word go on Wednesday evening at Sudbury Downs and for the fifth consecutive time the seven-year-old Native Born pacer achieved his goal...read on


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