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'Beach' Takes Bye To Final

November 18, 2008:

Twelve of the top pacing colts in the nation entered the $500,000 Breeders Crown event for their division, forcing a single ten-horse elimination....read on

Western Regional Drivers Confirmed

November 18, 2008:

Eight of Western Canada’s top reinsmen have been confirmed for the Western Regional Driving Championship, scheduled for Saturday, December 13 at Fraser Downs in Surrey, BC....read on

Case's Lawyer Speaks

November 18, 2008:

Lawrence Whitney, lawyer for Walter Case, Jr., has made comments regarding his client, who was released from an Ohio prison in October....read on

Frederiction Wants 'Wall' Submissions

November 18, 2008:

Fredericton Raceway has announced that it is seeking submissions for its Wall of Fame to be handed out at the 2008 Fredericton Horsemen's Annual Awards ceremony....read on

Arrangements For Jacob Zubkoff

November 18, 2008:

Visitation and funeral arrangements have been finalized for Jacob Zubkoff, who passed away on Monday, November 17 at the age of 22....read on

Breeders Crown 3yoCT Straight To Final

November 18, 2008:

A crowded entry box at the Meadowlands Racetrack forced eliminations for every division except for the sophomore trotting colts, as the $4.9 million Breeders Crown finals are quickly approaching....read on

No Racino For Hawthorne

November 18, 2008:

According to today's edition of the Harness Tracks of America Daily Newsletter, Hawthorne Racecourse has failed in its attempt to secure the 10th and final casino license in the state of Illi...read on

Ontario's Animal Protection Act Updated

November 18, 2008:

The Ontario legislature passed a bill yesterday which will overhaul the province's 90-year-old Animal Protection Act....read on

Monmouth County Asks For Freehold Sanctions

November 18, 2008:

According to a story in the Asbury Park Press, the Monmouth County legislative delegation has sent a letter to New Jersey State regulators asking for sanctions against Freehold Raceway....read on

Umphrey To Ontario

November 18, 2008:

One of Alberta's top trainers will soon be making his presence felt on the nation's top circuit as Travis Umphrey will be setting up shop with a stable in Ontario and plans to compete at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Dobson Wins Six At Monticello

November 18, 2008:

If East Coast racing fans haven’t heard of Billy Dobson, it's because he has spent most of his...read on

KD Closed For Training Two Days This Week

November 18, 2008:

Kawartha Downs race secretary Jim Huck told Trot Insider this morning that the Kawartha track will be closed for training purposes for two days this week....read on

Roloson On Give Me Some Sugar

November 18, 2008:

Flamboro Downs will wrap up its 2008 Ontario Sires Stakes season on Friday evening with two $41,000 Trillium Series divisions for the freshman pacing fillies....read on

Enjoy The Caviar’s Streak Put On Hold

November 17, 2008:

The win streak of the undefeated trotter Enjoy The Caviar will have to be put on hold following a freak mishap prior to his scheduled start on Monday evening at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Woodbine Hosts Open Double Bill

November 17, 2008:

A pair of $50,000 Open events - one for pacers and one for trotters - highlighted the Monday evening program at Woodbine Racetrack, and winning paycheques were doled out to Please Poppy and Ramegade Bruiser....read on

Preferred Score For Pacific Oak

November 17, 2008:

After settling for small cheques in each of his last two starts at the Preferred level, Pacific Oak stepped up his game took home all the marbles in today’s $18,400 Preferred assignment at Western Fair Raceway....read on

Walter Case, Jr. Listed To Drive

November 17, 2008:

If there was any question as to whether Walter Case, Jr. would be back in the race bike, one has to look no further than the entries at Plainridge Racecourse for Friday, November 21....read on

'The Beach' Tops Weekly Poll

November 17, 2008:

Off his impressive 1:50.3 win in the Ontario Sires Stakes Super Finals at Woodbine, Somebeachsomewhere has overtaken Deweycheatumnhowe atop Week 28 of the 2008 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll....read on

Fillies Supplement To Breeders Crown

November 17, 2008:

The connections of sophomore filly pacers Tug River Princess and Native Bride put $62,500 on the line to vie for a Breeders Crown title in their $610,000 divisional contest....read on

Jacob Zubkoff Passes

November 17, 2008:

Groom Jacob Zubkoff of Monroe, Michigan passed away as a result of respiratory failure on Monday, November 17 at the age of 22....read on

Tracks Discuss Possible Changes To Stakes Conditions

November 17, 2008:

Executives from 12 leading harness tracks are exploring ways to keep the sport's top young stars racing at age four and beyond....read on

Mohawk Monday Qualifier Recap

November 17, 2008:

A compact, four-race qualifying session took place this morning at Mohawk Racetrack, with Stick Man Moe, Little Amos, J M Ironside and Ziegler Hanover each recording victories....read on

Badlands Nitro Retired To Stud

November 17, 2008:

The connections of millionaire world champion Badlands Nitro p,3,1:50f ($1,562,638) have announced that this week the three-year-old son of Badlands Hanover will be retired to the breeding shed at Winbak Farm of New York....read on

Giroux & Johnson Pupils Dominate At Rideau

November 16, 2008:

Trainer Sebastien Giroux sent a total of four winners postward while Colin Johnson picked up a training triple during Sunday night's 15-race program at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

‘Ryan’ Mystifies In Preferred Trot

November 16, 2008:

Mystical Ryan and driver Mario Baillargeon dominated the featured field of Preferred trotters on Sunday night at Flamboro Downs....read on

Coulter Celebrates Milestone Win

November 16, 2008:

On Friday night, driver Scott Coulter enjoyed the perfect Birthday present. The resident of Brantford, Ontario scored his 2000th career win in rein to Vijay White in Race 4....read on

Update On Kurt Hughes

November 16, 2008:

Horseman Kurt Hughes is hospitalized and remains in the Intensive Care Unit with a severe spinal cord injury....read on

Tetrick Smashes Single Season Earnings Record

November 16, 2008:

Tim Tetrick broke his own single season earnings record in the fifth race at Harrah's Chester on Sunday. A win aboard the Vincent Fusco, Jr.-trained Candys Pool, his second of four on the day, put Tetrick over his 2007 record $18,350,047 earnings....read on

Brown, Lancaster Sweep Fraser Opens

November 16, 2008:

Driver Tim Brown and trainer Amber Lancaster paired up to take the two featured $17,000 Open Pace events at Fraser Downs on Sunday afternoon....read on

Dunmore Chip Takes Nova Scotia Stake

November 16, 2008:

Edward Smallwood’s Dunmore Chip circled the Truro Raceway in fashion on Sunday afternoon taking the $4,537 Nova Scotia Stake for two-year-old trotters....read on

Scottery Tickets Tops Forest City Sale

November 16, 2008:

The Forest City Mixed Sale wrapped up this afternoon with Scottery Tickets bringing the highest bid of the day....read on

Potvin Doubles Up In Elite Action

November 16, 2008:

Amidst an afternoon of Elite Stakes action at Hippodrome de Montreal, driver Daniel Potvin swept a pair of $35,000 Elite divisions for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings in rein to Pieraz and Onyx V A....read on

Hudson Leads Successful Fundraiser

November 16, 2008:

Avid local standardbred owner Terry Hudson of Strathroy spearheaded another hugely successful fundraiser at Western Fair Raceway on November 14 for the Canadian Women’s 7’s Rugby Team, which trains from a home base at London’s University Of Western Ontario....read on

“I’ve Waited Almost 50 Years For This Horse”

November 16, 2008:

When five-year-old pacer Buckcorn turns to the starting gate on the Tuesday afternoon program of November 18 at Western Fair Raceway there’s a strong possibility another inspiring winning chapter will be written for 62-year-old Jeffrey Bryan....read on

Forest City Mixed Sale Today

November 16, 2008:

A total of 116 entries now make up the Forest City Mixed Sale roster. Pedigrees are now available at the website for 80 racehorses, 27 broodmares, three weanlings and six yearlings....read on

Georgian Downs Cancels

November 15, 2008:

Due to weather conditions, Georgian Downs has cancelled the remainder of its Saturday night card....read on

World Records Set In Matron Finals

November 15, 2008:

It was a night for favorites in the four Matron Series Finals at Dover Downs on Saturday. Both filly finals - Honorable Daughter (1:55.1) and Hawaiian Drink (1:51.3) resulted in world records while both colt events - Explosive Matter (1:55.3) and If I Can Dream (1:51.1) were close to, but just off, last week's world records....read on

Turcotte Shines In Sudbury Features

November 15, 2008:

Justin Turcotte had a productive night at the office scoring a training triple and a total of five driving wins including one in the Preferred Trot and another in a division of the second leg of the Harvest Series....read on

Eagle On It In Open, Montreal Phil Continues Streak

November 15, 2008:

Amidst a stake-filled card on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack, Eagle On It and Montreal Phil put forth their own valiant winning efforts in their respective assignments over a sloppy track....read on

Fox Valley Seth Takes ISOBA Super Sale Stake

November 15, 2008:

ISOBA Super Sale Stake action continued on Saturday night at Balmoral Park with a field of eight two-year-old pacing colts going postward for a purse of $25,000. With most of the division leaders sitting it out for the remainder of the 2008 season this test figured to be a wide open affair from start to finish....read on

Fram On Fire At EPR

November 15, 2008:

Trainer Earl Fram had a spectacular Saturday afternoon sending five winners postward on the 12-race card at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

Northfield Park Cancels

November 15, 2008:

Due to a power outage, Northfield Park has canceled racing for Saturday, November 15....read on

Grand Slam For MacDonell In Super Finals

November 15, 2008:

Eight $300,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Super Finals saw some of harness racing's top competators deliver eye-catching victories on Saturday night over a sloppy Woodbine Racetrack including driver Paul MacDonell, who guided winners in half of the lucrative events. ...read on

Top Prize Claims Spartacus Series Title

November 15, 2008:

Top Prize converted from the perfect pocket-trip to win the $20,000 Spartacus Claiming Series Final on Saturday at Fraser Downs....read on

Western Fair Cancels Saturday Card

November 15, 2008:

Western Fair Raceway has cancelled its Saturday night program of racing due to unsafe track conditions as a result of the weather....read on

Alberta Ladies Featured At Northlands

November 15, 2008:

Stelle Nel Cielo captured the first Alberta Lady division for sophomore pacing fillies this afternoon at Northlands Park while Bedrock Motel prevailed in her split after an accident prevented three of her competitors from finishing the race....read on

Hopedale Last Bill Scores In Open Trot

November 15, 2008:

Hopedale Last Bill overcame Post 8 to win Saturday afternoon’s featured $1,400 Open Trot at Charlottetown Driving Park for trainer/driver Joey Pineau....read on

Shadow Play To Race At 4

November 15, 2008:

Dr. Ian Moore, Serge Savard, and R. G. McGroup Ltd. (Gail and Ron McLellan) are pleased to announce that they have partnered with Blue Chip Farms on World Champion, Shadow Play....read on

The World According To Dean: Step 1 Toward The Big Prize

November 15, 2008:

Let’s the B’s begin. The "B races" which comprise the prep races for the prestigious Prix d’Amerique in France begin today when the Prix de Bretagne is contested at the Vincennes racecourse near Paris....read on

Richardson Clicks For Six

November 15, 2008:

Driver Bruce Richardson opened and closed the Friday evening card at Western Fair Raceway with victories, and he tacked on four more trips to victory lane just for good measure....read on


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