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Del Pointe Moving Along Well

January 13, 2009:

According to report by the Delmarva Media Group, plans for the proposed Del Pointe harness racing track in Delaware have been progressing well....read on

Making His Mark At Woodbine

January 13, 2009:

When 26-year-old Josh Marks packed up his bags and moved to Toronto in December, his friends all told him he was insane...read on

Big Mix-Up At Yonkers

January 13, 2009:

According to a report on lohud.com, on Friday, January 9 at Yonkers Raceway two horses conditioned by the same trainer apparently got mixed up...read on

Delaware, Ohio Sustaining Payments Due In February

January 13, 2009:

Sustaining payments for many of the 2009 Delaware, Ohio Grand Circuit stakes races are due...read on

Field Set For Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Pace

January 13, 2009:

Since 2001, Monticello Raceway has been paying tribute to the memory of the great civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr....read on

Abrams And Antonacci To Join HHYF Board

January 13, 2009:

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is pleased to announce the recent elections of trainer Frank M....read on

UPDATED: Christina Polifroni Passes

January 13, 2009:

Christina Polifroni, horse owner and daughter of SC's Rideau Carleton Raceway field rep. Kim Bonas, passed away suddenly Monday, January 12, 2009. She was just 27 years of age....read on

Update On Owen MacLean

January 13, 2009:

Prominent Prince Edward Island breeder Owen MacLean remains in hospital in Charlottetown after being seriously injured when kicked by a horse on New Year’s Day...read on

Dustin On Western Fair Race Appeal

January 13, 2009:

On Tuesday January 13, Trot Insider spoke with trainer/driver Greg Dustin after he came out of his Ontario Racing Commission appeal hearing in regard to a now-notorious race which took place October 28, 2008 at Western Fair Raceway in London, ON...read on

What Types Of Slot Machines?

January 13, 2009:

After having seen in 2008 how certain types of slot machines can negatively affect projected revenue levels, it is no surprise that companies looking to go ahead with slot proposals in...read on

Arrangements For Donald P. Booth

January 13, 2009:

It has been announced that a private family service will be held for the late Donald P. Booth and that a public memorial service will...read on

Slots Bill Heard In Mid-February

January 13, 2009:

According to a report on news25.us, House Bill 158, another push for Kentucky slo...read on

Quinte Building Permits Imminent?

January 13, 2009:

According to an article by The Intelligencer, it may be just a matter of days before permits are issued for the construction of the new Quinte Exhibition and Raceway...read on

Dr. Reid On Alberta's Increased '08 Handle

January 13, 2009:

In the face of bad financial racing news from many areas of North America, total wagering in Alberta increased by...read on

Pierce & Green Celebrate Five Baggers At Dover

January 12, 2009:

It would be hard to blame trainer Josh Green and driver Ron Pierce for not wanting to see the Monday evening card at Dover Downs considering they had five wins apiece...read on

Baillargeon Brings Power To Lifetime Dream

January 12, 2009:

It certainly appears as though trainer Ben Baillargeon has power in numbers in this year’s Lifetime Dream Trotting Series...read on

A Whopper Of A Day For Wally

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January 12, 2009:

Veteran teamster Dave Wall enjoyed a big day at Western Fair Raceway on Monday thanks in part to wins with Trottin Troy and Must Be Matt, who posted wins in their respective Preferred assignments at the half-mile oval...read on

Stormont Northstar Hangs Up His Horseshoes

January 12, 2009:

Stormont Northstar, the winningest horse in the history of Harrington Raceway, pokes his head out his stall every day and wonders what is going on...read on

Fernbrook Fiasco Shows McGuire The Money

January 12, 2009:

Chris McGuire is finally doing what he loves, training harness racing horses on a full-time basis, and he has two ladies to thank. The first is his wife, Kari. The other is a horse, Fernbrook Fiasco N...read on

Morgan Reflects On '08, Looks Ahead To '09

January 12, 2009:

Tony Morgan led all harness racing drivers in wins for the fifth time in his career - and second time in three seasons - in 2008 but says repeating the feat this year will be tough. In fact, Morgan points to rising star Jason Bartlett as the man to beat....read on

First Horses Arrive At West Meadows Raceway

January 12, 2009:

The first horses arrived today at the new Regina track, West Meadows Raceway...read on

Mycotoxins Study Being Conducted

January 12, 2009:

A research survey of horse farms, under the supervision of Dr. Trevor Smith, is being conducting by Melissa Mortson, fourth year student in the B.Sc. Animal Biology program...read on

'Pocket Jockey' Pro Whipping?

January 12, 2009:

In 2008, the issue of whipping in horse racing was thrust to the forefront of the industry....read on

SC Announces Media Award Finalists

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January 12, 2009:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the inaugural Media Excellence Awards...read on

Bill O'Donnell New OHHA President

January 12, 2009:

Bill O'Donnell confirmed with Trot Insider early this afternoon that he was nominated and has been voted in as...read on

OSS Stallion Registration Deadline Looms

January 12, 2009:

The Ontario Sires Stakes' Administration would like to remind everyone that the deadline to register a stallion for the OSS program for the 2009 breeding season without incurring a late fee is...read on

Taking The Product To Slot Players

January 12, 2009:

Emtec, Inc., an I.T. systems and service company, today announced that a system has been set up in the Hoosier Park gaming area that can bring pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing directly to slot players...read on

Vernon On NYSS Night Of Champions

January 12, 2009:

Vernon Downs has announced that it will host the 2009 New York Sire Stakes Night of Champions on Saturday, September 26...read on

Lab Comments On Positives

January 12, 2009:

The Lexington Herald-Leader has today run a story updating four harness trainers' lawsuits against the Red Mile. A spokeswoman for the Indianapolis lab...read on

Six Pack For Change Your Luck

January 11, 2009:

Since pulling off a 15-1 upset at Windsor Raceway on November 30, 2008, Change Your Luck has become very popular and extremely productive for trainer Eric Beach...read on

Titan Park Tearing It Up

January 11, 2009:

Titan Park took a six-race win streak to Flamboro Downs on Sunday evening for trainer Shane Arsenault, who watched the photogenic trotter...read on

Milestone Win For Escape The Wind

January 11, 2009:

Escape The Wind has long been a fan favourite and a class act on the WEG circuit, and on Sunday he notched the 50th win of his career...read on

The Amazing Travels Of Stephen Lees

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January 11, 2009:

When Lyons Ruby crossed the wire first at Western Fair Raceway in the third race on January 6 driver Stephen Lees of Wales made Canada his latest addition to the long list of countries world wide where he's won a race....read on

Fraser Forced To Cancel Sunday's Card

January 11, 2009:

Fraser Downs has been forced to cancel today's card of racing due to unsafe track conditions...read on

Pompano Open To I Can Only Imagine

January 11, 2009:

I Can Only Imagine stalked and eventually knocked off race favourite Gotta Go Moe to take home top prize in the $16,000 Open Handicap Pace at Pompano Park on Saturday evening...read on

Callahan Clicks For Six At Dover Downs

January 11, 2009:

Corey Callahan put on a driving clinic at Dover Downs on Saturday by guiding home six winners on the 15-race program...read on

Dinner Guest And Anderlecht Willowdale Winners

January 11, 2009:

Dinner Guest and Anderlecht were both victorious in Saturday’s first leg of the Willowdale Pacing Series for four-year-olds at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

Hyperion Hanover Holds On For Preferred Win

January 10, 2009:

A drop from the Open ranks to the Preferred level paid off handsomely for Hyperion Hanover on Saturday evening at Woodbine Racetrack, as the speedy son of Camluck found his way to the winner’s circle for the first time this season for trainer Rob Fellows....read on

Presidential Series Kicks Off At The Big M

January 10, 2009:

The opening leg of the Presidential Series got underway on Saturday evening at The Meadowlands, with a pair of $50,000 divisions on tap for some of the top older pacing horses in training....read on

New Winners Emerge In Glorys Comet Sequel

January 10, 2009:

Two new winners emerged in Saturday night’s second leg of the Glorys Comet Trotting Series for older trotters at Woodbine Racetrack, meaning there will be no series sweep of this year’s event...read on

Toucam Sam North America’s Fastest Of 2009

January 10, 2009:

The bragging rights for the fastest mile of 2009 now belong to Toucam Sam, who sped to an eye-catching clocking of 1:49.2 in the $27,500 Preferred Pace on Saturday at The Meadowlands....read on

Gray’s Troops Triple Up At Northlands Park

January 10, 2009:

The stable of trainer Jamie Gray has come out firing on all cylinders to begin the 2009 season thanks in part to a three-win performance at Northlands Park on Saturday afternoon...read on

Keeling Comments On Fraser’s Track Woes

January 10, 2009:

Mother Nature has wreaked havoc on Fraser Downs to the point that the oval has been forced to cancel nine consecutive cards of racing...read on

Rustleinthevines Upsets In CDPEC Feature

January 10, 2009:

Dale and Ronnie Rennie’s Rustleinthevines captured Saturday afternoon’s $2,300 feature race in 2:00.3 at the Charlottetown Driving Park Entertainment Centre, and he did so at a juicy price....read on

Donald P. Booth Passes

January 10, 2009:

Influential harness racing figure Donald P. Booth of Manotick, Ont. passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 10 at the age of 89...read on

Windsor, Fraser and Yonkers Cancel Saturday Cards

January 10, 2009:

Windsor Raceway has been forced to join Fraser Downs and Yonkers Raceway on the Saturday live racing cancellation list...read on

The World According To Dean: Opal Viking is the fresh face in France

January 10, 2009:

If it's Saturday, it must be the Belgique.

Today a field of the best trotters in Europe will strut their stuff in the Prix de Belgique at the Hippodrome de Vincennes just outside Paris. It's the final prep race for the Prix d'Amerique, the greatest spectacle in trotting. That will be held on Jan. 25...read on

DSOA Awards Dinner Honours '08 Standouts

January 9, 2009:

A throng of near 400 including horsemen, legislators and friends of racing turned out for the 12th annual Delaware Standardbred Owners Association (DSOA) Awards Dinner at the Dover Sheraton Hotel on Friday, January 9, 2009....read on

Brennan Scores Six Pack At Meadowlands

January 9, 2009:

Driver George Brennan had his biggest night since returning from injury three months ago with a six pack of wins Friday night at the Meadowlands....read on

Lilsharkshooter Snatches Northlands Open

January 9, 2009:

Lilsharkshooter lived up to his name on Friday night at Northlands Park. The son of Cams Card Shark stalked his Open Pace rivals from the back of the field before making a late-stretch dash for the cash in rein to trainer/driver Jeff Stone....read on


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