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Good Things Come In Threes

September 20, 2008:

Saturday night saw three trainers across the country dominate their tracks' cards with three or more wins each....read on

Im Fine, Hennessey Shine At Pompano

September 20, 2008:

Driver Wally Hennessey had a fine night at the Isle Pompano Park Saturday, scoring five wins on the card....read on

SBOANJ Supports Bid For Sports Wagering

September 20, 2008:

The Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey has adopted a formal resolution in support of efforts by NJ State Senator Raymond J. Lesniak (D-20) to legalize sports wagering at racetracks....read on

Dial Or Nodial Sets Stakes Record

September 20, 2008:

Dial Or Nodial drew off to a six and a half-length victory setting a stakes record of 1:53.4 in the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Saturday at Freehold Raceway....read on

Maple Leaf Trot Featured On The Score

September 20, 2008:

Fans who are unable to make it out to Mohawk Racetrack tonight will be able to enjoy national coverage of the $728,000 Maple Leaf Trot - Canada's premier event for older trotters - on a special edition of Race Night On The Score from 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (E.D.T.)...read on

Somebeachsomewhere Off To Kentucky

September 20, 2008:

With a clean bill of health, pacing phenom Somebeachsomewhere will make the trek to Kentucky to compete in next Saturday's Bluegrass Stakes....read on

The World According To Dean: A race unlike any you've ever seen

September 20, 2008:

In one of my blog entries on the Standardbred Canada preview of its new web site, I wrote about the Little Brown Jug and quoted my late friend Norman Woolworth. Few people knew as much about harness racing here and abroad than Woolworth as he started a horse in the late 1950s in the Prix d'Amerique in France. He enjoyed racing wherever he went. ...read on

St Lads Popcorn Prevails In OSS Gold Final

September 19, 2008:

In rein to Jason Brewer, St Lads Popcorn took a new lifetime mark with an impressive score in the $120,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Final for two-year-old filly pacers on Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Callies Sweetheart Paces Lifetime Best

September 19, 2008:

Callies Sweetheart paced to a lifetime mark of 1:56.4 on Friday at the Isle Pompano Park in winning her division of the Florida Sunshine State Stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Accident At Fraser; 'Classy' In Open

September 19, 2008:

An accident occurred on Friday night during the eighth race at Fraser Downs resulting in a No Contest being declared....read on

Whatta Hotty Aiming For Gold Final Title

September 19, 2008:

Whatta Hotty's path to the winner's circle was far longer than her connections expected, but as the three-year-old trotting fillies head back to Flamboro Downs for their second last Gold Final on Wednesday, Sept. 24, the filly's elimination win has cemented her as one of the favourites in the $120,000 contest....read on

Roxie Rocks In Open At Marquis

September 19, 2008:

The six-year-old pacing mare, Roxie, used the inside post position to her advantage on Friday night in the $2,000 Open class at Saskatchewan's Marquis Downs....read on

Race For Grassroots Post Season Heats Up

September 19, 2008:

Georgian Downs will wrap up a spectacular season of Ontario Sires Stakes action on Tuesday, Sept. 23 with five Grassroots divisions for the three-year-old trotting fillies....read on

Purse Increase At Grand River

September 19, 2008:

Grand River Raceway is pleased to announce a purse increase, effective Friday, September 19....read on

Faves Take Yonkers Co-Features

September 19, 2008:

A pair of people's preferences, American Lane and Elusive Prey, shared Yonkers Raceway's Friday night marquee by winning their respective $40,000 Open Handicaps....read on

Clinton Goes Big For Season Finale

September 19, 2008:

Clinton Raceway is staging it's final program of 2008 in a way that's bigger than usual in just about every conceivable way....read on

Don Canning Passes

September 19, 2008:

Funeral arrangements have been made for longtime horseman Don Canning of Shediac who passed away on Thursday, September 18, 2008 in Charlottetown, PE....read on

My Little Dragon Set For Milton Stakes

September 19, 2008:

Hot on the heels of her devastating two-and-a-quarter length victory in the Breeders' Crown Open Pace, My Little Dragon is preparing to burn up the Mohawk track again on Saturday in the first of two $50,000 eliminations for the Milton Stakes for fillies and mares aged three and up....read on

Galbraith On Meetings, Injury

September 19, 2008:

Despite a short hospital stay and a series of injuries suffered during a racing mishap last week, Ross Galbraith spoke with Trot Insider today about the exciting news for New Brunswick harness racing, as well as his recovery....read on

Smedshammer On Arch Madness

September 19, 2008:

Through most of the summer of his four-year-old year, Breeders Crown champion Arch Madness has been getting a good view of the back end of Corleone Kosmos....read on

Few Spots Left For Handicapping Auction

September 19, 2008:

There are only a few spots left in Trot's Handicapping Auction taking place this Monday, September 22 at Mohawk Racetrack. The deadline for entries is noon Monday....read on

Kawartha Downs Announces October Series

September 19, 2008:

Kawartha Downs in Fraserville, ON has announced a pair of three-week racing series that will take place in the month of October....read on

Four Dates Added To Circuit Regional

September 19, 2008:

Andre Drolet, president of Circuit Regional in Quebec, has announced that an Autumn Season of four race dates has been added to the summer schedule....read on

Wittup Comments On Move To Fraser

September 19, 2008:

This afternoon, Trot Insider spoke with Standardbred Canada's chairman of the Board, Jackson Wittup, regarding being named the newest director at Fraser Downs in Surrey, BC....read on

SC Sales Crowns A Winner!

September 19, 2008:

The SC Sales department recently held an online qualifier for the Trot Canada National Handicapping Championship. The idea behind this qualifier was to see what online handicapper was able to choose the most expensive stable of yearlings out of the 2008 Canadian Open Catalogue....read on

Ten Races For Last-Ever Ancaster Card

September 19, 2008:

The last-ever card at the Ancaster Fair has been drawn for Sunday, September 21, and the ten-dash card will be going forward with a 1:00 p.m. first race post time....read on

Windsor Raceway Set To Open

September 19, 2008:

The Windsor Race Office has issued the first set of condition sheets for its fall meet....read on

Kentucky Commission Wants Increased Funding

September 19, 2008:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is looking to get its funding boosted, as its current annual budget of $2.7 million is less than one-third of the racing commissions in the other five most active racing states in the U.S....read on

Entry Favoured In Freehold NJSS Final

September 19, 2008:

Entrymates Dial Or Nodial and Fireintheshark, both with preliminary round victories, are rated the 2-1 morning line favourite in the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes for two-year-old pacing colts and ge...read on

Mona Hill Calls Out Northlands

September 19, 2008:

In an article in the Business Edge, Mona Hill, co-owner of Spruce Grove-based Barona Yearlings, calls out Edmonton's Northlands Park for promoting simulcast racing instead of the Alberta standardbred product....read on

Berthiaume Considers Himself Lucky

September 19, 2008:

It's been a bleak year for most Quebec racehorse owners, so Richard Berthiaume counts himself blessed....read on

PEI Mixed Sale Call For Entries

September 19, 2008:

The annual PEI mixed sale sponsored by Island Standardbred Sales is scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday, October 18 at the Crapaud Agriplex....read on

Morrisville Sale This Weekend

September 19, 2008:

The annual Morrisville College Equine Institute sale will be held in Morrisville, New York this weekend. Yearlings may be previewed on Saturday, September 20 after 10:00 a.m....read on

Shadow Play Wins 63rd Little Brown Jug

September 18, 2008:

Canadian-owned Shadow Play and driver David Miller captured the 63rd Little Brown Jug in world record time by winning the second heat in 1:50.1...read on

Sophomores Shine In Simpson Stakes

September 18, 2008:

The Red Mile went out with a bang on the final card of the early portion of the 2008 meet. Several impressive performances were turned in by three-year-olds competing in the John Simpson Memorial Stakes on the Thursday night card....read on

PEI Colt Stakes Marred By Tragedy

September 18, 2008:

Thursday's PEI Colt Stakes divisions at Charlottetown Driving Park were marred by tragedy as horseman Don Canning collapsed after driving Banana Split to a third place finish in his division....read on

Preferreds Highlight Rideau Card

September 18, 2008:

Rideau Carleton Raceway featured two $13,400 Preferred events on Thursday and driver Gord Brown had a standout night with five wins including one in the pacing division with Priceless Edition....read on

Susies Magic Gets Up In Miss Versatility Finale

September 18, 2008:

Driver Jody Jamieson and the Tony O'Sullivan-trained Susies Magic utilized a pocket trip to get up for victory in the final strides of the $117,500 finale of the Miss Versatility Series this evening at the Delaware Ohio County Fairgrounds....read on

Fillies Sent Forward At Flamboro

September 18, 2008:

Five $20,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions for three-year-old filly pacers were contested at Flamboro Downs this evening and driver Brad Forward used front-end tactics to score in two of the fastest splits....read on

St Louis Shines At Hiawatha

September 18, 2008:

Driver Marc St Louis, Jr. enjoyed a prosperous night at Hiawatha Horse Park on Thursday with five dominant wins on the 11-race card....read on

Anderlecht Eligible For Confederation Cup

September 18, 2008:

Following an inquiry, the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has withdrawn its official protest with respect to the eligibility of the horse Anderlecht to race in the Confederation Cup....read on

Just Asking Upsets In Meadows' Preferred Trot

September 18, 2008:

Dismissed in the wagering at nearly 20-1, Just Asking roared from behind to capture the $25,000 Filly & Mare Preferred trot Thursday at The Meadows in a career-best 1:56.1....read on

Second Jug Heat Drawn; Badlands Nitro Scratched

September 18, 2008:

The second heat of the Little Brown Jug has been drawn, and trainer George Teague, Jr. has scratched Badlands Nitro from the event....read on

Tense Moments For Art Official In Jug Elim

September 18, 2008:

World Record holder Art Official rebounded for an eventful quarter-length victory in the third division of the first heat of the Little Brown Jug for driver Ron Pierce and trainer Joe Seekman....read on

Standardbred Stake Divisions At Delaware

September 18, 2008:

Driver David Miller and Mcardle bay Nob Hill High benefited from a pocket ride in the first Standardbred Stake division of the Little Brown Jug afternoon card, propelling to the win in a lifetime best 1:54....read on

Legendary Performance In Second Jug Elim

September 18, 2008:

Lonestar Legend opened up the eyes of many in the $58,797 second division of the Little Brown Jug, as David Miller guided the Western Hanover - Precious Shopper colt to a stunning 1:49.3 track record performance....read on

Shadow Play Defeats 'Nitro' In First Jug Elim

September 18, 2008:

Converting a pocket trip, driver David Miller and the Dr. Ian Moore-trained Shadow Play upended Badlands Nitro in the first division of the first heat of the Little Brown Jug this afternoon at the Delaware Ohio County Fairgrounds....read on

Muscle Shirt Outmuscles Three In NJSS Final

September 18, 2008:

Muscle Shirt, who won the Helen Smith Final last month, added the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes Final for three-year-old trotting fillies to her resume on Thursday at Freehold Raceway....read on

Mister Big Cruises In Winbak Pace

September 18, 2008:

Dominant Grinfromeartoear horse Mister Big went wire-to-wire this afternoon at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in the $56,650 Winbak Pace, stopping the clock in 1:51 for driver Brian Sears and trainer Virgil Morgan, Jr....read on

World Record For Dennis In Old Oaken Bucket

September 18, 2008:

Roland Mallar pupil Dennis took the second $75,560 division of the Old Oaken Bucket at the Delaware County Fairgrounds this afternoon in 1:53.3, a World Record clocking for three-year-old trotters over a half-mile track....read on


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