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Lloyd Arnold Pace All Set

April 20, 2017:

This Saturday’s Lloyd Arnold Pace at Cal Expo is named for the famed horse owner and track operator of the highest calibre....read on

Century Cancels Monday Card

April 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that the card of live harness racing that was scheduled for this coming Monday (April 24) at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino has been cancelled....read on

Last Call For Spring Survivor Contest

April 20, 2017:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has organized a Spring Survivor online handicapping contest for the Canadian cards of racing slated for Saturday, April 22...read on

Donald ‘Donnie’ Byrne Passes

April 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Standardbred owner Donald Patrick ‘Donnie’ Byrne, of Edmonton, Alberta, passed away on Wednesday, April 19 at the age of 81....read on

Simpson Appointed To Ohio Commission

April 20, 2017:

Gregory H. Simpson is the newest appointee to the Ohio State Racing Commission by Governor John R. Kasich....read on

Recap: ARCI Conference Day Two

April 20, 2017:

Day Two of Association of Racing Commissioners International 83rd Annual Conference on Equine Welfare and Racing Integrity took place on Wednesday, April 20. The American Quarter Horse Association’s pioneering, cost-effective loaner integrity teams that provide investigative reinforcements for the sprint sport’s big days was one of the main focuses during the day....read on

Northside Qualifiers Announced

April 20, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has given its approval for a pair of qualifying sessions that will take place in the upcoming weeks at Northside Downs....read on

European Trotter To Make NA Debut

April 20, 2017:

A European stakes winner that has triumphed in six of his 14 career starts will make his North American pari-mutuel debut this Friday (April 21) at the Meadowlands Racetrack, and a millionaire stakes-tested trotter will also make his seasonal bow in the tilt....read on

Dragon Again Euthanized

April 20, 2017:

Dragon Again, a winner of more than $2.3 million on the racetrack and the sire of the winners of more than $122.7 million, including the $7.5 million-winner Foiled Again, the sport’s all-time richest racehorse, was euthanized Wednesday afternoon, April 19, at Sugar Valley Farm in Ohio, where he had stood stallion duty since 2014....read on

Community Mini-Grant Program Details

April 20, 2017:

The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) has launched a new community mini-grant program....read on

Katherine B Prevails In Photo Finish

April 19, 2017:

Katherine B persevered in a three-way photo finish to post a 12-1 upset in the featured $7,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 Pace, which closed out the Wednesday night (April 19) harness racing card at The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

Spring Mixed Sale Catalogue Available

April 19, 2017:

The sale catalogue and past performances booklet for the Meadowlands Spring Mixed Sale are now available on the Tattersalls Sales Co. website and on the Equineline Sales Catalog app....read on

Beback Jr. Hits 2,000 Win Mark

April 19, 2017:

"The way things went several times in my career, I never thought I'd be able to reach 2,000 wins," driver Ron Beback Jr. said after reaching that milestone on Wednesday night (April 19) steering Ergo Hanover ($3.60) to victory in the sixth race at Buffalo Raceway....read on

Top Trot To Tricky Nick; Palone Wins Five

April 19, 2017:

Tricky Nick pocketed Barn Girl early, then held her off late to capture Wednesday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Missile J Primed For Levy Final

April 19, 2017:

It’s one thing to stand out against many of the finest older pacers in training. It’s quite another to do it as a youngster....read on

Downbytheseaside Returns

April 19, 2017:

World champion pacing colt Downbytheseaside, the 2016 Governor's Cup champion, made his first appearance on the track as a three-year-old with an impressive qualifying victory on Wednesday afternoon (April 19) at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

Meet & Greet With Dan Gall At Fraser

April 19, 2017:

Horsemen and women are invited to attend a Meet & Greet with Standardbred Canada CEO Dan Gall this Friday, April 21, between the hours of 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the Backstretch Restaurant at Fraser Downs....read on

Kakaley Has A McWicked Good View

April 19, 2017:

“He’s getting right at the right time for this series and the rail always helps at Yonkers. He’s just a pleasure to drive. He’ll do anything you want. He’s all professional. Steve has got him really good right now. Hopefully I can work out a good trip and give him a big chance to get the job done.”...read on

Remembering Stan Bergstein

April 19, 2017:

Friday evening’s Stan Bergstein Trot is named for the legendary figure in harness racing who passed away in 2011 at the age of 87....read on

Post Time's Thursday Show Details

April 19, 2017:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by BetAmerica is proud to announce their Thursday (April 19) line-up scheduled for 10:30 a.m....read on

Meadowlands Training Schedule Notice

April 19, 2017:

The Meadowlands' racetrack will be available for training each Thursday morning beginning on May 4....read on

Purse Bump At Monticello

April 19, 2017:

For the second consecutive week, Monticello Raceway has raised purses....read on

Series Finals Top Grand Circuit Weekend

April 19, 2017:

The Grand Circuit at Yonkers this week features the $529,000 final and the $100,000 consolation of the George Morton Levy series for open pacers, as well as the $310,600 final and $75,000 consolation in the Blue Chip Matchmaker series for open pacing mares....read on

Mohawk Moves Qualifiers To Friday

April 19, 2017:

The Mohawk Racetrack race office would like to inform horsepeople that due to wet weather forecasted for Thursday, this week's qualifying session at Mohawk has been moved to Friday (April 21)....read on

Panel: More Testing, Investigators, Research

April 19, 2017:

Increased out-of-competition testing, investing in additional investigators and research into emerging threats is the most effective way to catch -- and, more importantly, deter -- cheating in horse racing....read on

Ontario Bred Repeats At Rosecroft

April 19, 2017:

Westsluckycam rallied from last to first with a :27.4 final quarter to score a second straight victory in the $10,000 Open Handicap for mares at Rosecroft Raceway....read on

Last Call For Elitlopp Trip Draw

April 19, 2017:

The celebrated Elitlopp in Sweden is one of harness racing's most exciting events in world for those who love the sport of racing....read on

Tight Lines Still Perfect In Yonkers Series

April 18, 2017:

Tight Lines continued his perfect four-year-old campaign in the third round of the Yonkers Raceway/SOA of NY Bonus Trotting Series on Tuesday night (April 18) while Windsong Magic doubled up as part of a multiple-win night for driver Jason Bartlett....read on

Connie Jean Shines In Weiss Action

April 18, 2017:

Developing trotters headlined the Tuesday (April 18) card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with three $15,000 preliminary round divisions of the Bobby Weiss Series for both male and female trotters....read on

Machin Marley Prevails In Photo Finish

April 18, 2017:

In a classic “fistfight to the finish,” as described by announcer Gabe Prewitt, Machin Marley eked out a photo finish win in Pompano Park’s $9,500 Open Pace for mares on Tuesday night (April 18)....read on

Equine Drug Control Presentation Info.

April 18, 2017:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) in conjunction with Horse Racing Alberta (HRA) will be hosting an information session on the Equine Drug Control Program....read on

Little Red Chev Triumphs In Preferred

April 18, 2017:

After an action-packed first-half, Little Red Chev had things her own way on the front as she trotted home a commanding winner in Tuesday's featured $7,500 Preferred 3 at The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

Another Breath Takes Farwick Series Title

April 18, 2017:

The Dr. Dan Farwick Memorial Series at Miami Valley Raceway came to a conclusion on Tuesday afternoon (April 18) with the $27,500 championship leg....read on

Fancytucky Pulls Off 33-1 Meadows Upset

April 18, 2017:

Dismissed at a juicy 33-1, Fancytucky followed live cover, then roared through the lane to pull off the shocker in Tuesday’s $22,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Exhibition Park Qualifiers Announced

April 18, 2017:

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick have informed Trot Insider that a pair of imminent qualifying dates have been set. It is also important that horsepeople are aware that a Standardbred Canada field representative will be on hand to conduct business....read on

MSOA Gets $150,000 Marketing Grant

April 18, 2017:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners’ Association (MSOA) has received a $150,000 grant from the State Horse Racing Commission for the marketing of racing in the region....read on

A Different Kind Of Horsepower

April 18, 2017:

"We raced on horse tracks; they iced them down in the wintertime and we raced on them....(Racing) a snowmobile is a little easier, you’ve got a little more control with that one."...read on

Limited Time Bonus At Monticello

April 18, 2017:

The Monticello Harness Horsemen’s Association (MHHA) has increased the bonus program for all members of the MHHA....read on

Empire Terrace Restaurant Now Open

April 18, 2017:

Just in time for the finals of both the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series and Blue Chip Matchmaker, Yonkers Raceway’s Empire Terrace is open for dinner Saturday evenings through October....read on

Horsemen Set Record Straight

April 18, 2017:

A major mainstream publication recently opted to run a negative editorial regarding government investment in the horse racing industry, and a pair of representatives from the Standardbred side of things were not willing to sit by idly....read on

Grand River Training, Qualifying Info

April 18, 2017:

Officials with Grand River Raceway have released some information in regard to training and qualifying at the track for the upcoming season of live racing....read on

Horsemen's Hockey Tourney Rosters

April 18, 2017:

Organizers of the 2017 Horsemen's Hockey Tournament have released the rosters from Sunday's player draft....read on

Equine Art Proves To Be A Goldmine

April 18, 2017:

If you own equine art, you may want to go out and get some of it appraised. An equine painting that was purchased at a 2015 auction for roughly $18,000 was sold this past January for roughly $6.7 million....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #1

April 18, 2017:

"He'll be a factor. We're going to know real quick...within the next month."...read on

Matties Joins Panel Discussion

April 18, 2017:

Are our testing laboratories catching the cheaters? And are our racing officials getting it right?...read on

Fundraiser For Berthiaume

April 18, 2017:

Many horsemen who raced at Windsor Raceway will remember Rick Berthiaume, who worked as a security guard at Windsor Raceway for more than 35 years....read on

Pompano Open To Boli

April 18, 2017:

Boli, who was perfectly handled by Wally Hennessey, captured Pompano Park’s $10,000 Open Trot on Monday night in 1:54.4....read on

Melander Sends Out Trotting Trio

April 17, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway’s lucrative purses were on trainer Jenny Melander’s mind when she opened the sale catalogues last fall. Melander, who’s been running her own stable for five years now, only had a few horses who could compete at the Hilltop Oval last season and she wanted to change that....read on

Repeat Winners In Weiss Series

April 17, 2017:

Dash Of Danger kept his Bobby Weiss Series record after the third preliminary round for male pacers on Monday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, scooting up the Pocono Pike and reducing his mark a fifth to 1:51.3 to take his $15,000 section....read on

April Rose Beats The Boys

April 17, 2017:

Girl Power prevailed in Monday’s top trot at Mohawk Racetrack thanks to a come-from-behind score for trotting mare April Rose....read on


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