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Trotting Parade On Display At Red Shores

August 16, 2017:

It was a trot-filled Tuesday evening at the Charlottetown Driving Park, as the half-oval featured a six-pack of Atlantic Sires Stables events for the square-gaiters from the two- and three-year-old divisions....read on

Saratoga Open To Wings Of Royalty

August 16, 2017:

The last time Wings Of Royalty raced at Saratoga Casino Hotel, the George Ducharme trainee got away last in a mile that would be trotted in 1:54 by Ron Burke’s Gural Hanover....read on

Team Schadel Firing On All Cylinders

August 16, 2017:

The husband/wife team of driver Tony and trainer Linda Schadel continued their hot hands at the famed Arden Downs oval at the Washington County Fair in this city literally just down the street from the Meadows, including the fastest pacing winners during both Monday’s sophomore action and the quickest freshman pacer on Tuesday....read on

Grassroots Glory For 'Pearl' & 'Mary'

August 16, 2017:

A pair of $19,150 Grassroots divisions for the three-year-old pacing fillies served as an appetizer for the third leg of the World Driving Championship at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening....read on

Yonkers Pick-5 Guarantee At $2,500

August 15, 2017:

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Thursday evening’s Pick 5 wager starts with a carryover of $2,539.65....read on

Class Relief Key For Stallion Series Wins

August 15, 2017:

First-time Pennsylvania Stallion Series starters won all four divisions of the third preliminary leg for two-year-old filly pacers Tuesday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono – with all four of the winners not assured of a sire stakes championship, but close to 'on the bubble' for the rich final to be held at Pocono on Labour Day....read on

Northfield Offers $10k Guarantee

August 15, 2017:

Northfield Park is announcing the addition of a $10,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee to its card on Wednesday, August 16....read on

Hershberger Hot In West Virginia

August 15, 2017:

Ohio horseman Ammon Hershberger won three of the four heats on the Tuesday card held over the fairgrounds oval of this city in the southeastern part of the State, within the four-day meet conducted during the annual State Fair of West Virginia....read on

Hat Trick For Tony Soprano

August 15, 2017:

Things didn’t start out so great for Tony Soprano earlier this season considering he went through an 0-for-10 stretch, but the OSS graduate chalked up his third straight win during Tuesday’s 10-race card at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Series Sweep For Iluvtomakemoney

August 15, 2017:

Iluvtomakemoney completed his sweep of the Pennsylvania Stallion Series four preliminary legs with a hard-fought victory in Tuesday’s $60,000 leg at The Meadows....read on

Cal Expo Hosts Horowitz Memorial

August 15, 2017:

Watch and Wager LLC harness racing at Cal Expo is proud to announce that the $20,000-guaranteed Alan Horowitz Memorial for pacers has been added to the stakes schedule at the upcoming meeting that is scheduled to begin on Saturday, October 28....read on

Ariana G To Face The Boys

August 15, 2017:

Top filly trotter Ariana G has been entered to race against colts in the Open Main Event of the $320,000 Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial on Friday night at Vernon Downs....read on

Tioga Preps For Big Weekend

August 15, 2017:

Fans of horse racing will be treated to a world-class afternoon of racing at Tioga Downs on Sunday, August 20 headlined by the $200,000 (est) Roll With Joe Open Pace presented by Blue Chip Farms and the $500,000 (est) Empire Breeders Classic Finals for the premier New York-sired three-year-old pacers....read on

James MacDonald Takes WDC Title

August 15, 2017:

Canadian harness racing driver James MacDonald clinched the 2017 World Driving Championship (WDC) title outright and a $25,000 top prize on Friday evening (August 18) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

MacDonald Reclaims WDC Lead

August 15, 2017:

Canadian driver James MacDonald propelled himself back to the top of the 2017 World Driving Championship standings, overtaking Finland’s Mika Forss after winning two of Tuesday night’s (August 15) five tournament races at Georgian Downs in Innisfil, Ont. ....read on

James MacDonald Video Blog 3

August 15, 2017:

As Canadian harness racing fans from coast to coast tune in to follow the 2017 World Driving Championship, driver James MacDonald will provide updates through an ongoing video blog series on the Standardbred Canada website....read on

KY Sires Stakes To Kick Off Thursday

August 15, 2017:

The 2017 Kentucky Sires Stakes season will get underway on Thursday, August 17, as six divisions of freshmen trotters – split evenly between fillies and colts – will each race for a purse of $30,000 at the Red Mile....read on

Goshen Sale Now On Equineline iPad App

August 15, 2017:

The third annual Goshen Yearling Sale, slated for September 10 at the Mark Ford Training Center, has been added to the popular 'Equineline Sales Catalog' iPad App....read on

Straatman, Toscano To Society Board

August 15, 2017:

At the Annual Meeting of the Members of the Hambletonian Society held in Rutherford, NJ, in conjunction with the 92nd Hambletonian stakes, two new members were elected to the board....read on

COSA Supports All-Year Mohawk Racing

August 15, 2017:

On Tuesday, August 15, the Central Ontario Standardbred Association announced that it is in favour of the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s decision to move harness racing to Mohawk Racetrack on a year-round basis....read on

Prix D’Ete To Be Drawn Wednesday Night

August 15, 2017:

The Quebec Jockey Club has announced that, on Wednesday, August 16, the track will draw the post positions for the $200,000 Prix D’Ete, which will be raced on Sunday, August 20....read on

Baillargeon Drives Winner At Mohawk

August 15, 2017:

After having not driven a horse since early June, reinsman Mario Baillargeon was back in the sulky during Mohawk Racetrack’s Tuesday, August 15 qualifying session, and he returned in style, of course....read on

WTC Day 1 Video Recap

August 15, 2017:

The 2017 World Trotting Conference kicked off on Monday, August 14, and a video recap of the day’s events is now available for viewing... read on

Forss Dominates Second WDC Leg

August 15, 2017:

Finland's Mika Forss took the lead in the 2017 World Driving Championship standings with three straight victories in the second leg of the competition on Monday evening (August 14) at Mohawk Racetrack in Campbellville, Ont....read on

WDC Day 2 Video Recap

August 15, 2017:

Go behind the scenes with the 2017 World Driving Championship during the competition's first full day in Ontario....read on

Anikadabra Gets Off The Schneid

August 15, 2017:

Mohawk Racetrack hosted the second leg of the World Driving Championship on Monday evening and Ontario’s talented three-year-old trotting fillies showed off their skills to the international audience in four $19,150 Grassroots divisions....read on

Grassroots Doubles For Darling, Jamieson

August 15, 2017:

Just one week after they faced off in the Battle of the Belles Final, Grand River Raceway welcomed back the two-year-old pacing fillies on Monday night for five Grassroots divisions worth a total of $93,650....read on

Alloveragain Upsets In Pure Ivory

August 15, 2017:

After a runner-up performance in the opening leg of the Pure Ivory Series, Alloveragain stepped up her game and captured Monday’s lone division in the second leg of the series at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

War Chief Wins The Battle

August 15, 2017:

On the first day of the annual four-day harness racing meet at the State Fair of West Virginia in this city in the southeastern part of the state, War Chief won the featured $2,000 Open Trot, which honoured the late George Aide, well-known throughout the middle Atlantic states for his top-notch racing stable (emphasizing trotters and “Red Oak’s” horses) and a very good friend of a healthy racing program at his native state fair....read on

Freshman Fillies Flying At Pocono

August 14, 2017:

Scuola Hanover, a daughter of A Rocknroll Dance–So Artsi who cost $12,000 as a yearling, opened a big lead in the stretch then held off the previously-unbeaten $550,000 yearling Come See The Show in taking one of three divisions of the third preliminary of the Pennsylvania Sire Stake for two-year-old pacing fillies Monday night at Pocono Downs....read on

World Trotting Conference Kicks Off

August 14, 2017:

The 25th annual World Trotting Conference arrived in Charlottetown, PEI on Monday, August 14...read on

Tioga Open To Andreios Kardia

August 14, 2017:

Andreios Kardia fended off late pressure to capture Monday’s $12,000 Open I for pacers at Tioga Downs, and in doing so he extended his winning streak to two-in-a-row for Team Byron....read on

YS Lotus Takes Trial 2

August 14, 2017:

YS Lotus will be back to defend his Gold Cup & Saucer title this weekend at the Charlottetown Driving Park thanks to his 1:52.4 triumph in Trial 2 held Monday evening at the famed PEI oval....read on

Plainridge Feature To American Rock

August 14, 2017:

Despite being parked out along way at the start of the race, American Rock still had leg at the end and prevailed in the $14,000 pacing feature at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon in a personal best effort....read on

Rookies Impress In Meadows Stakes

August 14, 2017:

Pedro Hanover overwhelmed the leader with an eye-popping backside burst that carried him to victory in 1:51, the fastest split in Monday’s Pennsylvania Sire Stakes at The Meadows....read on

Big M Presents BBQ Battle

August 14, 2017:

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is hosting its 2nd annual BBQ Battle on Saturday, September 9 in the Backyard of the Track Grandstand. $2,000 is up for grabs in the Battle with $500 top prizes for the best brisket, chicken, pulled pork and best ribs....read on

Atlantic Sires Stakes Races Redrawn

August 14, 2017:

Trot Insider has been informed that the Atlantic Sires Stakes two-year-old pacing colt ('A' division) races scheduled for this Wednesday (August 16) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park have been redrawn....read on

Living The Dream

August 14, 2017:

“I just love being around them (racehorses). Even now with driving all the time, I still work at the barn every day. I still enjoy that aspect of it. I just love it. There’s nothing else I ever wanted to do.”...read on

“Welcome Home”

August 14, 2017:

Although it may come off as being a tad hyperbolic, dreams are realized on the racetrack – especially on the course at Mohawk Racetrack, where the best in harness racing come to play. Although, on a special Wednesday earlier this month, dreams of another nature were realized at the famed Campbellville, Ontario oval....read on

Harry Burkitt Passes

August 14, 2017:

On Saturday, August 12, former Quinte Raceway Race Secretary Harry Burkitt, of Belleville, Ont., passed away peacefully at the Q.H.C. Belleville General Hospital surrounded by his family at the age of 91....read on

Running Aces Open To SF Donttellonme

August 14, 2017:

On Sunday, August 13 at Running Aces, SF Donttellonme ($15.40) captured the featured $12,000 Open Pace in a lifetime best 1:51.1 for trainer/driver Joe Casagranda....read on

Rey Pupils Repeat; Howlett Six-For-Six

August 14, 2017:

Manitoba-sired sophomore pacing filly Reys N A Rocket and gelding Quarter To Noon were repeat winners in the Silk Lace and Golden Boy Stakes for trainer Richard Rey on Sunday's (August 13) card at Killarney while trainer Trevor Williams (five wins) and driver Don Howlett (six-for-six) dominated the regular racing action....read on

Remarkable Night For Filion At Rideau

August 14, 2017:

With almost $250,000 on the line, all six Gold and Grassroots winners recorded new personal bests, Try Try Again established a new speed record for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings, and the reigning Lampman Cup champion, Sylvain Filion, captured two Gold Series divisions and four overnight events....read on

New Winners In PA Stallion Series

August 13, 2017:

On Sunday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, 11-1 shot Concerto overcame pacesetting favourite Brazuca, the only filly to have won in both of the previous Pennsylvania Stallion Series for three-year-old pacing distaffs, surmounting a first-over trip to tally in 1:53.1 – but the night’s action still left Brazuca as the only series double divisional winner, as five first-time winners accounted for all the stakes victories....read on

Rock N Roll Legacy Takes Preferred

August 13, 2017:

Rock N Roll Legacy earned his third straight victory and a new lifetime mark with a late charge in the $11,000 Preferred 2 Pace featured on Sunday's (August 13) harness racing card at Georgian Downs....read on

Fields Set For Empire Breeders Classics; Track Record Set In NY Stakes

August 13, 2017:

The Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) eliminations for sophomore colt and gelding pacers as well as their counterpart filly pacers were contested at Tioga Downs on Sunday afternoon (August 13) as part of a 15-race card. There were also three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for freshman trotting fillies on the program....read on

Niceandup Wins Le 5 Milles

August 13, 2017:

Niceandup and horseman Guy Boulianne were victorious in the 107th edition of Le 5 Milles Casino-Charlevoix on Sunday afternoon (August 13) in Saint-Aimé-des-Lacs, Que....read on

WDC Day 1 Video Recap

August 13, 2017:

The first leg of the 2017 World Driving Championship is in the books with North American reinsmen having claimed the top two spots…read on

Tajmeallover Strong In Century Open

August 13, 2017:

After having been hammered down to 30 cents on the dollar at the windows, the Marjorie Dumont-trained and Jean Francois Gagne-driven Tajmeallover ($2.60) raced well from off the pace on Sunday (August 13) at Century Downs. The six-year-old Tajma Hall lass got up to post a one and a quarter-length victory in 1:54.4 in the $9,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace....read on

‘Dutch’ Strong On The Front At Clinton

August 13, 2017:

Dutch Seelster ($7.30) was sent off as the 2-1 second choice for the $5,000 Preferred 2 Pace on Sunday (August 13) at Clinton Raceway. The six-year-old son of Artiscape raced large for driver Ryan Holliday and trainer Kris Haskell and recorded a half-length win in 1:56.3....read on


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