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Race Night Returns Tonight

April 3, 2009:

Fans of Race Night on The Score will once again get their fix of Monday night harness racing from Woodbine Racetrack as the two-hour broadcast returns...read on

Is Anyone Listening?

April 3, 2009:

At this point, when it comes to discussing the impact that offshore and reservation-based internet gaming has on the Canadian horse racing industry, Jane Holmes must be blue in the face...read on

Eash Comments On Landess Victors

April 3, 2009:

Driver-trainer Don Eash swept both divisions of the Jerry Landess Series Thursday, April 2 at Hoosier Park....read on

Judge Corriveau Staying On Case

April 3, 2009:

After more than two weeks of deliberation, Montreal Superior Court judge Chantal Corriveau has decided not to withdraw from the ongoing legal proceedings relating to the creditor protection of racetrack operator Attractions Hippiques...read on

McNair On Stable Standouts

April 3, 2009:

Following her Silver Reign Series sweep at Woodbine Racetrack, Trot Insider caught up with Warrawee Koine’s trainer Gregg McNair to find out what is next for the undefeated three-year-old daughter of Astreos and a few of her stablemates...read on

Massive Carryover For Meadowlands Pick-6

April 3, 2009:

Several longshots in Thursday's Pick-6 at the Meadowlands, including a 64-1 shocker in the opening leg, have created a record $186,905 carryover...read on

Saratoga Raceway Announces Pacing Series

April 2, 2009:

Saratoga Gaming and Raceway’s Racing Secretary, Don Hoover, has announced the inaugural Joe Gerrity, Jr. Memorial Open Pacing Series in honour of the raceway’s past Chairman of the Board...read on

Sportsnet NY Series Underway

April 2, 2009:

Dinneratartsplace and driver Brian Sears drew first blood in the opening leg of the Sportsnet NY Series thanks to a pylon-skimming score at the Meadowlands...read on

No 'Deny-ing' Jersey Girls Champ

April 2, 2009:

Dont Deny Me extended her win streak to four-in-a-row on Thursday evening at the Meadowlands...read on

Horseman's Hockey Tournament Schedule

April 2, 2009:

The schedule for this year's edition of the Horsemen's Hockey Tournament has been released...read on

Gerry Dee To Induction Ceremony

April 2, 2009:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has announced that comedian Gerry Dee will be the guest speaker at the 2009 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony...read on

McEachern Foundation's Impact Felt

April 2, 2009:

The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario has announced that 15 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) will be deployed in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties...read on

Rail Link Rolling Along

April 2, 2009:

According to an article by the Times Herald-Record, New Jersey Transit expects to begin using its new $216 million rail link to the Meadowlands as early as June of this year....read on

O'Brien Award Winner Surfaces

April 2, 2009:

A 2008 O'Brien Award winner made its '09 charted debut, and a handful of Pepsi North America Cup eligibles were in action today during qualifiers south of the border...read on

Big M, Big Pick 6

April 2, 2009:

Punters looking for a multi-leg wager with a large pool should look no further than the Pick 6 wager the Meadowlands Racetrack is offering tonight...read on

Marks Comments On Industry Issues

April 2, 2009:

In an article by the Guelph Mercury today, Perretti Farms spokesman Bob Marks has made several comments regarding some of the current glaring issues in the standardbred racing industry...read on

McCarthy Stars Bound For North America

April 2, 2009:

Top Queensland horseman Luke McCarthy left Queensland by road this morning bound for Melbourne with his two prized pacers Slipnslide and Fleur De Lil...read on

Solid Mare Repeats

April 2, 2009:

I Y Q, with Walter Haynes, Jr. in the bike, scored her third consecutive win Wednesday, April 1 in the featured $24,000 Fillies and Mares Invitational Pace....read on

From Eighth To First For 'Rovas'

April 1, 2009:

Rovasreadytorumble ($7.00) was able to close eighth place on the final turn and gun down seven rivals to win the $8,500 feature trot by one length in 1:58.2 Wednesday at the Isle Pompano Park...read on

Spoiled Beach Takes Blossom Opener

April 1, 2009:

Ontario-sired Spoiled Beach survived a first-over trip to win the $22,500 first leg of the Blossom Series for three-year-old pacing fillies at the Meadowlands Racetrack on a wet Wednesday night...read on

'LTs' Best In Open; DSBF Prelims Completed

April 1, 2009:

It was no April Fool joke, 4-1 LTs Best beat odds-on favourite Starsel to win the $32,000 Open Handicap trot on Wednesday, April 1 at Dover Downs...read on

Meadowlands Moves Strada Memorial

April 1, 2009:

The $50,000 Thomas Strada Memorial for free for all pacing mares has been moved to Saturday, July 4 at the Meadowlands...read on

Long Shot Wins 2009 Opener At Pocono

April 1, 2009:

Makerbark, a 15-1 shot, pulled off an upset in the first-race feature on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race was the opener of the 2009 season and marked a return to night racing at Pocono...read on

Nets Star, Big Brothers Big Sisters Program At Big M

April 1, 2009:

Devin Harris of the NBA's New Jersey Nets visited Meadowlands Racetrack with 30 children from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Morris, Bergen and Passaic Counties on Tuesday, March 31...read on

WDC Banner En Route To Symposium

April 1, 2009:

With Brad Forward’s trip to the 2009 World Driving Championship just about six weeks away, SC is inviting racing fans at several tracks and locations across the country to sign the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Banner...read on

NAADA To Host Italian Amateurs

April 1, 2009:

In late April a contingent of Italian amateur drivers from Milan and Turin will wing their way to the States to compete in a Friendship Competition against members of the North American Amateur Drivers Association (NAADA)...read on

Michigan Steroid Rules Implemented

April 1, 2009:

Michigan's racing commissioner, Christine C. White, today gave notice to the state's horse racing industry that, beginning on April 1, 2009, the presence of anabolic steroids will be prohibited in all horses entered to race at any pari-mutuel track in Michigan...read on

Adios Victor Triumphs At Monticello

April 1, 2009:

Speedy six-year-old Artsplace gelding Cactus Creek made a laugher out of Monticello Raceway's pacing feature on Tuesday, March 31 when Jimmy Marohn, Jr....read on

Plainridge Starting Crew Commended

April 1, 2009:

Great work by the starting crew at Plainridge Racecourse during the afternoon of Tuesday, March 31 lessened the results of a spill which caused injuries to three drivers after two horses went down during the eighth race...read on

Photographer Snaps Rare Photo

April 1, 2009:

On Saturday, March 28 at Buffalo Raceway, the 12th race was shaping up like a two-horse contest between Keystone Resident -- the five horse, driven by Matt Kakaley -- and Undersky Oceanus, the four horse which was steered by Chris Page...read on

Update On Drivers

April 1, 2009:

Award-winning racing writer Dave Perkins of the Toronto Star has penned an article in today's edition with an update on the drivers that were involved in the multi-horse crash that occurred at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

Early April Fool's For MacDonell

April 1, 2009:

Canada's Driver of the Year Paul MacDonell must have thought some people were playing an early April Fool's joke on him when he arrived back in Ontario after competing in the National Driving Championship at Fraser Downs...read on

Hoosier Invite To Royalton Star

March 31, 2009:

Royalton Star showed true guts and determination en route to capturing Tuesday’s $24,000 Invitational Pace at Hoosier Park for driver Andy Shetler...read on

Georgian’s Top Trot To Striking Lyric

March 31, 2009:

Despite being under pressure from start to finish, Striking Lyric shrugged off a bevy of deep stretch challenges to win the $13,000 Preferred-2 Trot at Georgian Downs...read on

Arlene Marie Lefurgey Passes

March 31, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that Arlene Marie (nee Whelan) Lefurgey, a member of one of Prince Edward Island’s best known harness racing families, passed away...read on

Mystic Conquest, Brown Dominant At KD

March 31, 2009:

Nine talented trotters lined up on the starting gate in Tuesday’s $16,500 Preferred at Kawartha Downs, and Mystic Conquest turned in a flawless, front-end triumph...read on

Classic Series Card Is Drawn

March 31, 2009:

The prestigious Classic Series for older horses opens its 2009 season with the first of three stops at Dover Downs and later to the Meadowlands and Mohawk...read on

HANA Pleased With Experiment

March 31, 2009:

The Horseplayers Association of North America (HANA) recruited handicappers to take part in a wagering experiment Tuesday at Will Rogers Downs...read on

Equine Guelph Offers Online Survey

March 31, 2009:

Equine Guelph is calling on everyone in the equine community to take part in an online survey...read on

Deadline Looms For Simcoe Claiming Series

March 31, 2009:

Georgian Downs would like to remind all horsemen that Wednesday, April 1 is the deadline to make $200 nomination payments to the Simcoe Claiming Series...read on

Horsemen Rally At Hippodrome De Montreal

March 31, 2009:

Dozens of Quebec horsemen and breeders, and even a couple of horses, made a brief return visit to Hippodrome de Montreal today...read on

Four Starz Speed Sets Track Record

March 31, 2009:

Four Starz Speed not only survived a wicked :26.4 first quarter in Tuesday’s $25,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows, but he set a track record...read on

Carol Rankin Passes

March 31, 2009:

Funeral services were held Monday, March 30 in Sydney, NS for Carol Rankin, wife of prominent Cape Breton horseman Douglas 'Sonny' Rankin. Carol passed away Wednesday, March 25 in hospital at Sydney...read on

Condren Comes Home

March 31, 2009:

After a few months recharging his batteries, working on his golf game and his tan in Florida, driving legend Steve Condren will be back in the bike at Woodbine...read on

NJ Court Reverses Steroid Ruling

March 31, 2009:

According to an article on philly.com, the New Jersey Racing Commission will be able to go ahead and adopt new steroid rules. The implementation of the rules had been prevented last year via a ruling from a state appeals court...read on

Bédard Appointed New SC Assistant Registrar

March 31, 2009:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Bédard to the position of assistant registrar...read on

Delaware Tracks: No New Gaming Venues

March 31, 2009:

Yesterday, during the first of three public hearings hosted by the house gaming committee, Delaware's casino and track operators voiced their feelings about the possibility of expanded gambling in the...read on

Trot Radio On Quebec: Part 1

March 31, 2009:

This week's Trot Radio episodes touch on the disastrous harness racing situation in the province of Quebec. In this first of two parts, Trot Radio goes one-on-one with the CEO of Attractions Hippiques, Ian Wetherly...read on

Mayo On HANA Plan

March 31, 2009:

"If track managements watch this grow and every week the amount we bet grows, they're going to have to say, 'Hey, we better pay attention to these people,'" said Mike Mayo, a key player in the Horseplayers Association of North America's push to be heard by track and industry officials...read on

New Brunswick Ushering In New Drivers

March 31, 2009:

With the inception of Horse Racing New Brunswick, two new drivers are surfacing at the Saint John track that will be welcome additions to the local driving colony....read on


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