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WEG Changes Triactor Takeout

June 11, 2009:

Effective Wednesday, June 17, Woodbine Entertainment Group will reduce the takeout on its live thoroughbred and standardbred triactors to a total takeout of...read on

Hambo-Bound Colts To Pocono

June 11, 2009:

The 2009 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes season will open Friday night at Pocono Downs with seven divisions for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings....read on

Mister Big To Make '09 Debut

June 11, 2009:

After five qualifiers, multiple Dan Patch Award winner Mister Big is set to make his 2009 pari-mutuel debut -- and it's coming up sooner than many may think...read on

Smitherman Visits Georgian Downs

June 11, 2009:

Ontario deputy premier / minister of energy and infrastructure George Smitherman yesterday dropped by...read on

PASS Offers Record $12.4 Million In '09

June 11, 2009:

Now that all of the May 15 payments for the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes have been tallied, the projection for the purses being paid out in the series this year should be a record $12.4 million....read on

All About The Trites

June 11, 2009:

If you didn't know much about Maritime drivers Stephen and Todd Trites before, thanks to an in-depth article by The Daily Gleaner, you do now...read on

NCRHHA Announces Coville Cup Drivers

June 11, 2009:

Sunday, August 23 is the date for the second annual Coville Cup driving tournament at Rideau Carleton...read on

Jack Darling Joins Trot Blogs

June 11, 2009:

The Trot Blogs team grows with another prominent horseman, O'Brien Award winning trainer Jack Darling, whose first blog post discusses the recent injury of...read on

Wind Surfer Takes Meadows Trot

June 10, 2009:

Wind Surfer used a mid-race breather to fashion a handy victory in the $27,500 Preferred Trot Wednesday at The Meadows...read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace

June 10, 2009:

Each week, Meadowlands Racetrack statistician Bob Heyden ranks the top contenders for the $1 million Meadowlands Pace on July 18, 2009...read on

Ball Gown A Earns Hat Trick

June 10, 2009:

Peter Tritton's Ball Gown A ($4, Ross Wolfenden) won her third straight race Wednesday at Harrington Raceway in the $17,500 featured event for mare pacers...read on

Aforgottendynasty Inherits Victory

June 10, 2009:

After making a break at the wire Roan Star handed the victory to Aforgottendynasty in the featured $11,000 Not Listed Preferred Trot on Wednesday at Sudbury Downs...read on

Tidewaterdragonfly In Mares Open

June 10, 2009:

A change of tactics proved most beneficial for Tidewaterdragonfly ($9.20), who held off all comers in near pillar-to-post fashion, recording a 1:50.3 victory in Wednesday evening's $35,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace at Harrah's Chester Casino and Racetrack...read on

Dailey Pupils Lower Marks At Scioto

June 10, 2009:

Trainer-driver Jim Dailey took the wraps off a pair of fast freshman pacers and trotters on Wednesday at Scioto Downs...read on

Barry Stewart Passes

June 10, 2009:

Long time standardbred owner and supporter, Barry Stewart, passed away on May 25 at the age of 82...read on

Clark Confirms Return

June 10, 2009:

The first ever 'A' harness meet at Evergreen Park in Grande Prairie will kick off on Friday, June 12 and Alberta horseman Keith Clark has confirmed that...read on

Swick's Special Sweetheart

June 10, 2009:

Trainer Don Swick could fall in love with this “Sweetheart.”...read on

Marohn Celebrates 1,000 Wins

June 10, 2009:

Jimmy Marohn Jr. captured his 1,000th career driving victory on Wednesday afternoon at Tioga Downs...read on

'Beach' Wall At Mohawk

June 10, 2009:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group is reminding all visitors to Mohawk Racetrack to take time and check out the new wall-sized pictorial collage of...read on

2009 Standardbred Improvement Program Guidebook Now Available Online

June 10, 2009:

The 2009 Program Criteria guidebook for the Standardbred Improvement Program is now available...read on

Update On ORC / Pindur Proceedings

June 10, 2009:

The Ontario Racing Commission today released a notice regarding proceedings with horseman...read on

ORC Rules On Henry Appeal

June 10, 2009:

The Ontario Racing Commission this afternoon released a ruling on an appeal by driver Trevor Henry...read on

Muscle Hill To NJSS Final Saturday

June 10, 2009:

Muscle Hill, the early season favourite to win the $1.5 million Hambletonian, will try to add another New Jersey Sire Stakes title to his record Saturday night...read on

Basin View Albert Euthanized

June 10, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that 13-year-old Basin View Albert had to be euthanized earlier this week...read on

Important Rideau Qualifying Info

June 10, 2009:

Rideau Carleton Raceway has an important announcement regarding the upcoming two-year-old qualifiers...read on

Classic Series Finals Drawn

June 10, 2009:

Along with the highly anticipated Burlington Stakes for three-year-old pacers, Mohawk Racetrack will host the $1.4 million finals of The Classic Series...read on

Extreme Racing Adopted In France

June 10, 2009:

While at the 2007 World Trotting Conference, Standardbred Canada president and CEO Ted Smith made a presentation about SC's inaugural Xtreme Horsepower event. It is clear that horse racing representatives from France have taken the concept and ran with it...read on

Arrangements For Karel Nemecek

June 10, 2009:

Trot Insider has received the visitation and funeral details for Karel Nemecek, the 64-year-old horseman that was killed Sunday, June 7 at Victory Lane Farms...read on

Meet Brower And Rinker

June 10, 2009:

Recently published authors Dave Brower and Kim Rinker will be on hand for a book signing and meet-and-greet as part of the Hall Of Fame Day celebrations at the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame o...read on

Lindseys Profiled

June 10, 2009:

The Fergus-Elora News Express has been running some solid features on members of the local standardbred industry as of late. The publication has most recently pointed the spotlight on Paul and Don Lindsey and their three-year-old Astreos gelding Justlikekelly...read on

Donteventrytopass Overcomes The Odds

June 10, 2009:

Most trainers are excited to get their horses to the races. Trainer Jim Shelton is just glad to have Donteventrytopass among the 30-plus horses in his barn this summer....read on

Hall Of Fame Foal Arrival

June 10, 2009:

The first foal of one of harness racing's most dynamic performers was recently delivered at Stoneb...read on

Passmaster Hanover Puzzles Trainer

June 10, 2009:

Passmaster Hanover may have his trainer puzzled, but one thing is certain: when big money is on the line, Blair Burgess is sure to be heard from...read on

Pair Of Preferreds At Georgian Downs

June 10, 2009:

Brawn Seelster used his customary off-the-pace tactics on Tuesday evening and Just Plug It In used his...read on

Merited Victory Takes GRR Preferred

June 10, 2009:

Team Zeron took home top prize in Tuesday’s feature race – the $12,800 Preferred Trot - at Grand River...read on

Young High On Monkey Off My Back

June 9, 2009:

Disappointments are common in the racing game. A sense of humor can help. Maybe it even can lead to an owner getting the last laugh...read on

Date Change For Lady Liberty

June 9, 2009:

The $200,000 (est.) Lady Liberty for free for all mares has been re-scheduled to Friday, June 26...read on

Dial Or Nodial Heads NJ Classic Field

June 9, 2009:

Dial Or Nodial Heads NJ Classic Field

Dial Or Nodial, one of the top earning two-year-old colts last year, was installed the prohibitive 6-5 morning line favourite in the $500,000 Anthony Abbatiello New Jersey Classic...read on

Rookies Roll Into The CDPEC

June 9, 2009:

Island racing fans will see their first two-year-old qualifiers this weekend at the CDPEC and among them will be...read on

A Bit Of Everything In City Of London

June 9, 2009:

A number of low-priced winners got the job done in their respective divisions of Tuesday’s City of London Series at Western Fair Raceway, but one longshot...read on

Posts Drawn For Art Rooney And Lismore

June 9, 2009:

Post positions have been drawn for both of Yonkers Raceway's Saturday night stakes finals – the $421,950 Art Rooney Pace and the $293,970 Lismore Pace...read on

Belly Up To The Bar At Adrenaline

June 9, 2009:

The countdown is officially on for the inaugural Adrenaline Festival at Sarnia’s Hiawatha Horse Park...read on

Burlington Stakes Drawn

June 9, 2009:

The Mohawk Racetrack race office has drawn four $100,000 divisions of the Burlington Stakes for three-year-old pacers, to be contested Saturday...read on

O'Reilly On Twos In Training Sale

June 9, 2009:

Considering horseman Frank O'Reilly prepped Delphic ($335,206 earner) and Cumin First ($285,700) for the last two editions of Standardbred Canada's Twos In Training Sale, people should take notice that he is proclaiming his entrant this year is just as good -- and maybe...read on

Donations Sought For Nemecek Family

June 9, 2009:

Rena Soundy, an employee of the Flamboro Downs race office, has told Trot Insider that she -- on her own -- is spearheading a charge to raise money...read on

New Kentucky Safety Vest Regulations

June 9, 2009:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission today voted to adopt a recommendation from its Safety and Welfare Committee to establish minimum requirements for safety vests worn at association race tracks....read on

Ill. S-Breds To Get $34.4 Million

June 9, 2009:

Yesterday’s Supreme Court refusal to hear the appeal of four Illinois riverboat casinos for relief from statutory payments to racing in the state should clear the way for distribution of some $80 mi...read on

KD Track Closure

June 9, 2009:

Officials at Kawartha Downs have told Trot Insider that there will be a track closure this weekend at...read on

Spring Fling Supplement Online

June 9, 2009:

Supplemental catalogue entries for this Sunday's Spring Fling Mixed Sale are now available online...read on

Kentucky Legislation Details Revealed

June 9, 2009:

According to a report by the Associated Press, Kentucky governor Steve Beshear today released details of proposed legislation he introduced today which would raise money for the state and its...read on


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