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The Joy Luck Club Qualifies At Mohawk

April 19, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk Park's Thursday qualifying session opened with a parade of Luc Blais trainees owned by Determination winning in identical times before O'Brien Award finalist The Joy Luck Club earned her second qualifying win of the year....read on

Century Downs Season Heating Up

April 19, 2018:

Now that the racing seasons have ended at Fraser Downs in Surrey, B.C., and are about to close at Cal Expo in Sacramento, California, it’s expected that a bunch of horsemen will be bringing their stables to Century Downs....read on

NF Happenstance Adds To Top Bankroll

April 19, 2018:

NF Happenstance, the leading money-winning harness horse in North America so far in 2018, added to her bankroll today (Thursday, April 19) by winning the $22,500 Winners Over Handicap Trot at Harrah’s Philadelphia in 1:54.2....read on

MacKay Leaves Kawartha Downs

April 19, 2018:

Heather MacKay, the marketing director at Kawartha Downs, has announced that she has left her role with the racetrack....read on

AGCO Rule Changes Effective April 21

April 19, 2018:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has issued a reminder that the changes outlined in Information Bulletin 63 (April 4, 2018) will become effective on April 21, 2018....read on

Change To Rideau Qualifying Session

April 19, 2018:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway have informed Trot Insider that there has been a change in schedule for the qualifying session that will take place at the track this weekend....read on

Cal Expo Saturday Preview

April 19, 2018:

Saturday night’s $10,000 Lloyd Arnold Pace at Cal Expo has lured a solid cast of nine, with Allymxsliventexas, Bettors Promise and Im An Athlete among the major players....read on

Snyder Scholarship Apps Available

April 19, 2018:

David Snyder, the president of International Sound Corporation, and Harness Tracks of America are pleased to announce the renewal of the Harold Snyder Memorial Scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year....read on

Bryant Joins Derby City Gaming

April 19, 2018:

Churchill Downs has announced the hiring of Tim Bryant as president and general manager of Derby City Gaming, the $60 million state-of-the-art historical racing machine facility that is scheduled to open in Louisville this fall....read on

‘Hannelore’ To Surface This Weekend

April 19, 2018:

Hannelore Hanover is ready to get back on the racetrack, and trainer Ron Burke thinks harness racing’s defending Horse of the Year is entering her upcoming campaign feeling as good as she did at the end of last season....read on

MacDonald Looking To Continue Streak

April 19, 2018:

John MacDonald, who has won three consecutive driving championships at Vernon Downs, will commence his quest for four at the track this Friday (April 20), as the raceway will kick off its 2018 live meet....read on

More Pro-Am Action Set For Pompano

April 19, 2018:

On the heels of a very successful Pro-Am event with Tim Tetrick and David Miller, the Florida Amateur Driving Club has secured the services of Hall of Fame driver Wally Hennessey and Dave Ingraham for another Pro-Am event this coming Sunday (April 22)....read on

Deep Impact Looking For Series Title

April 19, 2018:

The $52,500 final of the Shiaway St Pat Series for trotters will be the feature this Friday night (April 20) during the ten-race program at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Miracle Art Show At The ‘Big M’

April 19, 2018:

For the third year in a row, the Meadowlands Racetrack will host the annual Miracle Art Show....read on

Hippodrome 3R Removing Passing Lane

April 19, 2018:

The Quebec Jockey Club has announced that Hippodrome 3R will be removing its passing lane for the track’s 2018 season of live racing, which is scheduled to get underway on Sunday April 29....read on

Lawson's State Of The Industry

April 19, 2018:

Woodbine CEO Jim Lawson talks speaks about the many challenges facing horse racing, but offers hope for a positive future....read on

Filly Is More Than Just A Flashy Name

April 19, 2018:

When she takes to the Meadows this Saturday for the final of the Margaret Provost Memorial Trot, filly Kenziesky Hanover will bring an unusual name — and an unusual amount of talent — to the fray....read on

Common Parlance Upsets At Harrington

April 18, 2018:

Wade Wyatt and Francis Di Mondi Jr.'s Common Parlance ($18.60, Sean Bier) was an upset winner in the $15,000 Open Trot Wednesday (April 18) at Harrington Raceway in 1:56.2....read on

Petal To The Metal Upsets At Philly

April 18, 2018:

Petal To The Metal and trainer-driver Stacy Chiodo watched many contenders expend much energy in battling for command, then swung three-wide late on the far turn and went by everybody en route to a 1:55.3 victory in the featured $17,000 distaff conditioned pace on Wednesday (April 21) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Redemption For Seeyou Men

April 18, 2018:

After a break in stride cost him in his last London appearance, Seeyou Men ($6.20) swept from astern to capture Wednesday evening’s (April 18) $9,000 Preferred 3 Trot at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Expose Yourself Extends Streak

April 18, 2018:

Expose Yourself put away the venerable Barn Girl with a quick backside burst and earned a convincing victory, her third straight, in Wednesday’s (April 18) $20,000 Preferred Handicap Trot for fillies and mares at The Meadows....read on

Gronkowski Buys Into Gronkowski

April 18, 2018:

On the heels of Ric Flair joining in the ownership of Governor's Cup and Metro Pace winner Lost In Time, another top racehorse is making a splash in the mainstream media. Gronkowski -- of the equine variety -- has a new high-profile owner in the gridiron star of the same name, according to multiple reports....read on

'Pancleef' And The First Matchmaker

April 18, 2018:

Sometime about a decade ago, a meeting of the minds took place. The purpose of the skull session was to put an end to rampant equine gender discrimination and 'invent' a companion event for Yonkers Raceway’s George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series....read on

More Scholarship Apps Now Available

April 18, 2018:

It has been announced that the 2018-19 SOA of NY/Yonkers Raceway Scholarship Applications are now available....read on

Post Time Preview

April 18, 2018:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have sent out a preview of the upcoming episode of the show....read on

Mohawk Qualifying, Western Fair Training Changes

April 18, 2018:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District and Woodbine Mohawk Park have provided updates in regard to qualifying and training at the tracks....read on

Truro Qualifiers This Weekend

April 18, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Truro Raceway will be holding a qualifying session this coming weekend....read on

Eugene Kurzrok Passes

April 18, 2018:

Eugene Kurzrok, 81, managing partner of Our Horse Cents Stable and Stable 45, and an owner of several champions including Mission Brief, Southwind Frank, What The Hill, Obrigado and Golden Receiver, passed away on Monday (April 16) after a brief illness....read on

It's Not Easy Bein' Western Fame

April 18, 2018:

“He’s matured and is more versatile now. He seems to really have the will to go forward and likes a target. He’s won all different kinds of ways. I really like the way he’s coming into the race.”...read on

Honouring Two Legendary Figures

April 18, 2018:

Lloyd Arnold and Stan Bergstein, two legendary figures in harness racing, have races named in their honour for this coming weekend’s live action at Cal Expo....read on

World Harness Handicapping Championship Set

April 18, 2018:

Next Saturday (April 28) the top horseplayers in North America will compete for $75,000 in prize money in the 2018 World Harness Handicapping Championship presented by DerbyWars.com, at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment in East Rutherford, NJ. ...read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

April 18, 2018:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

Ohio Sires Stakes Noms Increase Slightly

April 18, 2018:

The Ohio Sires Stakes nominations for two and three-year-old trotting and pacing colts and fillies total 1,180 this year, which is an increase of three per cent from 2017....read on

Update On Woodbine Expansion

April 18, 2018:

It has been revealed by the Ontario Government that a completed expansion on the grounds of Woodbine Racetrack could annually bring the City of Toronto anywhere from $26 to $31 million by 2022....read on

Lago Sings Equine Guelph’s Praises

April 18, 2018:

“Buying new mares is the goal for myself over the next couple of years, to expand my own herd and get more involved in the breeding side. I have a passion for it – the genetics – and I want to pursue that.”...read on

NAADA, Hungary Split Round Two Splits

April 17, 2018:

For the second consecutive day the Hungarians and the NAADA members competed in inclement weather in round two of their international amateur driving competition, which was presented at Yonkers Raceway on Tuesday, April 16. And like in the contest yesterday at Monticello Raceway, each country emerged victorious in the two event races....read on

More Mares Double Up In Weiss

April 17, 2018:

Ms American Muscle and I M Fishin became two-time winners in the Bobby Weiss Series for trotting females at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, capturing their respective $15,000 divisions of the third preliminary over the off going on Tuesday, April 17....read on

Northville Downs Sold, Will Keep Racing

April 17, 2018:

Northville Downs was reportedly purchased by a housing developer per an announcement on Tuesday. However, this purchase does not necessarily point to the end of harness racing in Michigan....read on

MAC Backs Youth Litarary Derby

April 17, 2018:

The Mississauga Arts Council, one of a dozen high profile partners, is helping to assist and promote the fledgling Youth Literary Derby....read on

'Boomboom' Blitzes London Preferred

April 17, 2018:

Louis-Philippe Roy sent 1-5 favourite Boomboom Ballykeel to the top passing the quarter and remained in control under the wire to win the $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace on Tuesday, April 17 at The Raceway at Western Fair District in 1:56 over a "good" track....read on

Fashion Showdown Upsets At Harrington

April 17, 2018:

Chris White's Fashion Showdown was an upset winner in the $17,500 Mares Open Tuesday, April 17 at Harrington Raceway....read on

Elliesjet N Flies In Plainridge Open

April 17, 2018:

Elliesjet N came to Plainridge Park fresh off a seasonal best 1:52.1 victory at the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono and the public took notice of that outing, capturing $15,000 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap as the 1-5 favourite on Tuesday, April 17....read on

Pass The Vape Pops In Hackett

April 17, 2018:

Pass The Vape passed his first major test of his sophomore season on Tuesday, April 17, capturing the $40,000 championship leg of the inaugural running of the James K. Hackett Memorial for Ohio-sired three-year-old colt trotters....read on

Show Runner’s In Control

April 17, 2018:

Show Runner turned back the extended challenge of Miss Read en route to victory in Tuesday’s (April 17) feature at the Meadows, an $11,500 Filly & Mare Conditioned Pace....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #1

April 17, 2018:

The countdown to the 2018 Pepsi North America Cup is on, with Trot Magazine profiling the horses predicted to be the top contenders for Canadian harness racing's richest prize....read on

Vernon Meet To Kick Off Friday

April 17, 2018:

Vernon Downs is set to begin its 65th season of live racing this Friday (April 20), and the card will kick off with a new first-race post time....read on

Rick Forgie Passes

April 17, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred horseman Rick Forgie has passed away at the age of 53....read on

Infield Experience Added To Camluck Classic

April 17, 2018:

The first-ever Camluck Classic is now just over a month away at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and there will be some new twists to the London, Ont. oval’s signature event....read on

Tioga Downs Qualifying Details

April 17, 2018:

Officials with Tioga Downs have released information in regard to an upcoming qualifying session that will take place at the track this week....read on

Hinchcliffe To Drive A Standardbred

April 17, 2018:

IndyCar wheelman James Hinchcliffe is usually seen competing on the track in his Honda, although, it has been announced that harness racing fans will soon be able to see the native of Oakville, Ont. get in the racebike and take the lines very soon....read on


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