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Jan Sweeps Whenuwishuponastar

August 10, 2017:

The field may have been small, but the fight was big in Thursday’s $37,200 Whenuwishuponastar Series final at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Vernon Stakes Score For Barn Bella

August 10, 2017:

Barn Bella triumphed in a $117,600 leg of New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old trotting fillies at Vernon Downs on Thursday evening....read on

Open Repeat For Opsrey Impact

August 10, 2017:

Winning two straight Open trots has been a tough feat this season but Osprey Impact accomplished the goal Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Plainridge Feature To Mambo Lindy

August 10, 2017:

After finishing second and third in new track record times in back to back weeks, Mambo Lindy got back to his winning ways taking the $17,000 Open Handicap trot at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon....read on

Deep Group For Charlottetown Feature

August 10, 2017:

Old Home Week officially kicks off on the Friday evening card at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park and the featured pace is packed with firepower....read on

Faves Foiled In Pennsylvania Stakes

August 10, 2017:

There were three divisions of Pennsylvania Sire Stakes races for two-year-old filly trotters on Thursday, August 10 at Harrah's Philadelphia, each going for a purse of roughly $54,000....read on

Dignataries Out In Full Force At Hambo

August 10, 2017:

This year’s Hambletonian was full of surprises from the absence of trotting star Walner, to the disqualification of what appeared to be the winner. With all of that one of the biggest surprises may have come off the track with the attendance of many political figures....read on

Georgian 2017 WDC Leg Set

August 10, 2017:

Fields are now set for the third leg of the 2017 World Driving Championship, set for Tuesday, August 15 at Georgian Downs in Innisfil, Ontario…read on

Mohawk WDC Leg Set

August 10, 2017:

Fields are now set for the second leg of the 2017 World Driving Championship, set for Monday, August 14 at Mohawk Racetrack in Campbellville, Ontario…read on

Stakes Hopefuls Prep At The Red Mile

August 10, 2017:

With the 2017 Meadowlands Championship Meet complete, the Grand Circuit morphs into more of a travelling show, reminiscent of days gone by, with important races at many venues over the next few months....read on

Jamieson, MacDonald Talk WDC

August 10, 2017:

In advance of Saturday's first leg of the World Driving Championship, Trot Insider sat down with Canada's 2017 representative and a two-time world driving champion…read on

Lady Shadow To Enter At Mohawk

August 10, 2017:

Lawyer Howard Taylor, who is a co-owner of Lady Shadow, has announced that his star pacing mare will be entered to race on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit in the near future....read on

Mare Is ‘So Nice’ At Saratoga

August 10, 2017:

On Wednesday (August 9) at Saratoga Casino Hotel, So Nice, by Ponder, recorded her third consecutive victory, as the star distaffer prevailed in the $14,000 Fillies and Mares Open....read on

Francis ‘Frank’ O'Toole Passes

August 10, 2017:

Longtime horseman Francis ‘Frank’ O'Toole, of Puslinch, Ont., passed away on Friday, August 4 at the age of 59....read on

Mach Magic Wires Grand River Mares

August 9, 2017:

Mach Magic ($9.00) assumed control at the outset and never looked back in Wednesday evening’s (August 9) featured $7,500 Preferred 3 for pacing mares at Grand River Raceway, capturing her fifth seasonal win in pillar-to-post fashion....read on

Waynesburg, PA Fair Recap

August 9, 2017:

Trotters and pacers invaded the Greene County Fairgrounds in Waynesburg, Pa. on Tuesday (August 8) and Wednesday (August 9), contesting over $84,000 in Pennsylvania Fair Sire Stakes, with the two-year-olds going first and the sophomores featured in the windup card....read on

Trotters To Square Off In Tioga Stakes

August 9, 2017:

Three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for sophomore trotting colts and geldings, each worth over $39,000, will be featured at Tioga Downs on Friday night (August 11)....read on

Top 10 Jug Contenders – Week #1

August 9, 2017:

Jay Wolf, Little Brown Jug Publicity Director, has released his first weekly installment of the Top 10 Jug Contenders list in anticipation of the 72nd renewal of the pacing classic....read on

All Charged Up Rebounds At Batavia

August 9, 2017:

After just missing off a perfect two-hole trip last week in the top distaff pace, All Charged Up bounced back and got the job done in winning the $9,500 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap at Batavia Downs on Wednesday afternoon (August 9)....read on

The Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017

August 9, 2017:

In this the 250th anniversary year of horse racing in Canada, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame welcomed a total of 10 horses and people as its Class of 2017....read on

Hockey Hanover Scores Seventh Straight

August 9, 2017:

Hockey Hanover extended his career unbeaten streak to seven during Wednesday’s (August 9) Pennsylvania Stallion Series stakes races at the Meadows, but he had to share the spotlight with a human star — Andy Miller, who captured four divisions in the event for freshman colt and gelding trotters....read on

First 2017 WDC Leg Set

August 9, 2017:

Fields are now set for the first leg of the 2017 World Driving Championship, set for Saturday, August 12 at Century Downs in Balzac, Alberta....read on

Bax Talks Grassroots Starters

August 9, 2017:

Horseman John Bax has commented on the pair of two-year-old trotting colts that he will send postward this Saturday night (August 12) at Kawartha Downs during Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots action....read on

Bain Pleased With Big Leamington Handle

August 9, 2017:

To say that Leamington Raceway’s season-opening card on Sunday (August 6) was a success is a big understatement. The 10-race card produced the second-highest handle that the track has seen in the last five years. Tom Bain of the Lakeshore Horse Raceway Association is especially pleased with the success of the card....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

August 9, 2017:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have released a preview of the upcoming edition of the show....read on

LandMark Organizing Its 11th Edition

August 9, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that the 11th edition of LandMark Racing Stable is presently being organized....read on

Race To Honour Fidati Friday

August 9, 2017:

On Friday, August 11, Harrah’s Philadelphia along with the Pennsylvania Harness Horseman’s Association will host the third ‘Summer Series Friday’ night harness racing card of the season....read on

Thursday Red Shores Preview

August 9, 2017:

The busiest 10 days in Canadian harness racing will kick off Thursday evening at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park, as the capital oval prepares for Old Home Week racing....read on

All-Sources Hambo Day Handle Increases

August 9, 2017:

All-sources handle on Hambletonian Day at the Meadowlands Racetrack increased by 4.5 per cent versus 2016, including a double-digit increase in separate-pool wagering from Europe and Australia....read on

Historic Presentation Between Nations

August 9, 2017:

On Sunday, August 6, pieces of history were exchanged during Berlin Trotting Derby Day at Germany’s century-old Berlin-Mariendorf raceway. A whip exchange between Canada, Germany and the USA served as gestures of international cooperation between the three nations....read on

Ontario Resident Mare Program Reminder

August 9, 2017:

Mare owners are reminded that September 1 is the deadline for enrolling mares in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for 2017 foals....read on

Friday's $325,000 Dan Patch Stakes Set

August 9, 2017:

A field of ten will head postward for the $325,000 Dan Patch Stakes at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, August 11....read on

Graham’s Ready To Get It On

August 9, 2017:

Shane Graham is excited to be heading to Canada to contest the 2017 World Driving Championship. “It’s all starting to sink in now. The countdown has gone from being a couple of months, which seemed like ages away, to a few weeks, and now it’s here.”…read on

McGuinty, Duncan Must Testify

August 9, 2017:

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled that former Premier Dalton McGuinty and former Minister of Finance Dwight Duncan, among others, will be forced to answer questions on the record in regard to the controversial decision to cancel the Slots at Racetracks Program....read on

Grand Slam For Areyoureadygirl N

August 9, 2017:

Forty days ago, the Changeover pacing mare Areyoureadygirl N had never raced on U.S. soil....read on

Saratoga Open To Twisted Pretzel

August 9, 2017:

Twisted Pretzel has been the king of the trotters at Saratoga Casino Hotel this year, as the Scott Mongeon trainee has had a breakout season in his seven-year-old campaign....read on

Northfield Offers $50K Pick-5

August 9, 2017:

Northfield Park will offer a $50,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee to its card on Wednesday, August 9....read on

Fourth Division Matches Yonkers Record

August 8, 2017:

On Tuesday night (August 8), Yonkers Raceway played host to the New York Sire Stakes' Milt Taylor Trot for two-year-old colts and geldings, which was comprised of three $54,000 divisions....read on

Brower To Join Jug Broadcast

August 8, 2017:

The Little Brown Jug is pleased to announce that Dave Brower will host the popular simulcast television broadcast from Tuesday, September 19 through Jug Day on Thursday, September 21. Dave will be joined on the show each day by co-hosts Dave Bianconi and Wendy Ross....read on

Major To Deliver Keynote

August 8, 2017:

On Wednesday, August 16, the 2017 World Trotting Conference Symposium will kick off in Charlottetown, PEI, and Jean Major, Chief Executive Officer of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, will headline the strong agenda of speakers...read on

Another Record For Windsun Revenge

August 8, 2017:

Windsun Revenge was downright nasty in Tuesday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Mohawk Racetrack for the tandem of driver Rick Zeron and co-owner/trainer Jeff Durham....read on

Rainbow Room Roars Away

August 8, 2017:

Rainbow Room blistered the back half in :54.4 en route to the fastest victory in Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Sires Stakes events at the Meadows....read on

Big Day For Ontario’s ‘Little Saratoga’

August 8, 2017:

Over 1,800 people made their way to Dresden Raceway on Civic Holiday Monday (August 7) to be a part of the track’s 2017 season finale. For a town that consists of only 2,800 people, the ‘Free Corn on the Cob Day’ by the track can easily be considered a successful event....read on

More Twilight Racing At Fort Erie

August 8, 2017:

This past Saturday (August 5), Fort Erie Race Track made the switch from a Sunday afternoon post to a card of Saturday night twilight racing....read on

2017 Standardbred Poll – Week 11

August 8, 2017:

The Week 11 results from the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll have been released, and Fear The Dragon, who will be in action this coming weekend, remains atop the list....read on

Benefit For John And Carol Pierce

August 8, 2017:

There will be a benefit for horsepeople John and Carol Pierce this Saturday (August 12) at Gambler Ridge Golf Course in Cream Ridge, New Jersey....read on

Changes To Charlottetown Post Times

August 8, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that post time changes have been approved for the Thursday, Aug. 10 and Friday, Aug. 11 cards of racing at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

‘The Stable’ Seminar At Goshen Sale

August 8, 2017:

On Sunday, September 10, the Harness Horse Breeders of NYS and the Goshen Sales Company will host an interactive seminar with Anthony MacDonald at the Goshen Yearling Sales Arena for those interested in investing in horse ownership. The seminar is open to both prospective owners and horsemen....read on

Fear The Dragon Favoured In Milstein

August 8, 2017:

The Northfield Park race office has drawn the post positions for this Saturday’s (August 12) $300,000 Carl Milstein Memorial for three-year-old male pacers....read on

What The Hill DQ To Be Appealed

August 8, 2017:

Trainer Ron Burke has said that the decision to disqualify What The Hill from first in the $1 million Hambletonian final at the Meadowlands Racetrack this past weekend will be appealed to the New Jersey Racing Commission....read on


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