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More Two-Year-Olds To Pocono

July 9, 2018:

Two-year-old trotting fillies are set to strut their stuff on Tuesday (July 10) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, as the track is scheduled to host a quintet of $30,000 PA All-Stars divisions....read on

Dan Patch FFA Elims Contested

July 9, 2018:

A pair of $15,000 eliminations for Running Aces’ Dan Patch FFA Pace were contested on Sunday (July 8) at the Minnesota raceway....read on

Miller Captures Billings Trot

July 9, 2018:

The results of the CKG Billings Series trot at Michigan's Jackson Raceway on Sunday, July 8 probably won't go down in the annuals of harness racing history, for it was a non-wagering affair and just another stop along the road in the sport’s inaugural and enduring national amateur driving program....read on

Manitoba Season Kicks Off

July 9, 2018:

Manitoba’s 2018 season of live racing officially kicked off on Sunday (July 8), as a nine-race program was contested at the Holland Fair....read on

Jan ‘Johnny’ Buitink Passes

July 9, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Ontario-based groom Jan ‘Johnny’ Buitink passed away during the afternoon of Saturday, July 7 at the age of 60....read on

Mainstream Love For Foiled Again

July 9, 2018:

After having been thwarted for win No. 100 on multiple occasions, Foiled Again, harness racing’s richest-ever racehorse, got the job done on Sunday (July 8) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, and his feat has not been lost on a particular mainstream media outlet....read on

Driving Colony Attracts Attention

July 9, 2018:

When you think of the sport’s top driving colonies, which track comes to mind? Woodbine Mohawk Park? Yonkers Raceway? The Meadowlands Racetrack? There are many to choose from, although one colony that tends to get overlooked has been making some real noise as of late....read on

Skippin By Takes New Mark At Pocono

July 8, 2018:

The Shadow Play mare Skippin By got the quintessential George Napolitano Jr. drive, and she went on to take a lifetime mark of 1:49.4 at age seven while winning the $21,500 featured mares pace Sunday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Speedy Weekend On PA Fair Circuit

July 8, 2018:

The Pennsylvania fair harness racing circuit checked into this southcentral Pennsylvania town for a weekend of sulky sport on Saturday and Sunday – and emerged with all eight of its season’s records for the Pennsylvania Fair Sire Stakes rewritten....read on

Preferreds To Cobalt Man, Majestic Kat

July 8, 2018:

Cobalt Man ($5.80) resumed his winning ways at Rideau Carleton Raceway following a brief layoff while trotting mare Majestic Kat ($14.40) took on the boys in Sunday night's co-featured Preferred Handicaps....read on

Fillies Rewrite Clinton Record Book

July 8, 2018:

The three-year-old Ontario-sired fillies were flying around Clinton Raceway on Sunday afternoon, sending track records toppling throughout the $144,350 Kin Pace program....read on

Dees Rocketman Shoots To Open Victory

July 8, 2018:

Dees Rocketman and driver Andy Santeramo won the $11,000 Open Pace on the Sunday matinee at Tioga Downs....read on

Cash Me Out Back In Winner's Circle

July 8, 2018:

Trotter Cash Me Out has been a winning machine throughout what has been an illustrious career....read on

Dr. Johnston Honoured At Dresden

July 8, 2018:

The impact that Dr. Joe Johnston had on horsepeople in Southwestern Ontario was immeasurable and many of his family and friends told stories today about the longtime vet who passed away in January of 2016....read on

Hitman Hill Shatters Track Record

July 8, 2018:

"That was crazy. Horses aren't supposed to go that fast here," driver Brett Miller said after Hitman Hill annihilated the Buffalo Raceway track record for three-year-old gelded pacers with a 1:51.4 mile on Sunday (July 8) in winning his $39,000 (approx.) division of the New York Sire Stakes....read on

Foiled Again Earns 100th Career Win

July 8, 2018:

The richest harness horse of all-time, Foiled Again, wrote yet another chapter in his incredible life story when he won for the 100th time at Harrah's Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon (July 8)....read on

Sweet Music In Kin Pace

July 8, 2018:

The wagering public showed Write Me A Song full support on Sunday (July 8) at Clinton Raceway, and, in return, the three-year-old Sportswriter filly supplied her faithful with a convincing, track record victory in the $60,900 final of the Kin Pace....read on

Quebec-Bred Series Continues

July 8, 2018:

The third and final preliminary legs of the Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-olds was held Sunday (July 8) at the Hippodrome 3R....read on

Governor’s Plate Elims In The Books

July 8, 2018:

Speed was on display Sunday afternoon (July 8) at Red Shores’ Summerside Raceway, as 14 horses contested the eliminations for the Governor’s Plate, presented by Township Chevrolet Buick GMC, which will be contested next weekend at the Prince Edward Island oval....read on

'Royalty' Reigns At Inverness Again

July 8, 2018:

After having been a vet’s scratch ‘sick’ last weekend, Eastern Canadian heavyweight Intended Royalty ($3.40) returned to Inverness Raceway on Sunday (July 8) and promptly captured the track’s $1,150 Winners Over Pace in familiar fashion....read on

Sire Stakes Continue In New Jersey

July 8, 2018:

The Meadowlands hosted the second leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for two-year-olds on Friday night (July 6)....read on

Two-Year-Olds To Star At Pocono Mon.

July 8, 2018:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono got to showcase the early season’s precocious freshman pacing colts last weekend in Pennsylvania All-Stars action, and many winners looked like they could be the stars of the near future....read on

Meadows’ Pick 5 Guarantee Doubled

July 8, 2018:

The Meadows has doubled — to $10,000 — the total-pool guarantee for its Monday, July 9 Pick 5 wager....read on

Hard Rock Claiming Series Noms Loom

July 8, 2018:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway would like to remind everyone that nominations for the Hard Rock Claiming Series are due Monday, July 16....read on

News From The US Hall Of Fame

July 8, 2018:

The United States Harness Writers Association recently announced that trainer Jerry Silverman will be inducted into Goshen, NY’s Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame in 2019. The organization has also announced that five others are currently on the induction ballot, including Canada’s Blair Burgess....read on

Faces Of Racing: Ashley Hudon

July 8, 2018:

“Always give your all to the horses you’re looking after. They rely on you for their well-being and they trust you. If something isn’t working one day, don’t worry, there are many more days to come where it will make that one bad day seem so small.”...read on

Lucky Seven For Holliday

July 8, 2018:

Ryan Holliday found the winner’s circle early and often on Saturday evening at Hanover Raceway. In fact, he racked up a sparkling seven-win performance on the 11-race card....read on

Road Tripper Rallies To Win Sharpes Series

July 8, 2018:

It took a career-best performance of 1:58.2 from Road Tripper to pull off a mild upset in Saturday’s $14,000 final of the Sharpes Feed Series for horse and gelding trotters at Georgian Downs....read on

Oh To Be Me Upsets In Charlottetown

July 8, 2018:

Veteran pacer Oh To Be Me was treated to a ground-saving trip in Saturday’s main event at the Charlottetown Driving Park, and he responded with a strong, late kick that earned him top prize in $2,200 affair....read on

Yonkers Opens To Evenin Of Pleasure, Wesylnn Dancer

July 8, 2018:

Evenin Of Pleasure and lass Weslynn Dancer were the big cheese and big cheese-ette, respectively, Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s co-featured $44,000 Open Handicaps....read on

Noble Doubles In Ohio Sires

July 8, 2018:

Driver Danny Noble steered both winners of a pair of $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes for three-year-old pacing colts on a cool Saturday night at Northfield Park....read on

Uncle Hanover Wires Them Up

July 8, 2018:

Uncle Hanover went to the front and didn’t look back en route to a sharp score in Saturday’s $9,000 feature race at Tioga Downs....read on

Major Leaguer Prevails In Vernon Open

July 8, 2018:

Major Leaguer was all business for driver Jimmy Whittemore en route to capturing Saturday’s $8,000 Open Pace at Vernon Downs....read on

Saratoga Main Event To 'Maxdaddy'

July 8, 2018:

Maxdaddy Blue Chip had raced twice in the Open Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel this spring before the Rene Allard trainee went to Pennsylvania to compete for a couple of months....read on

Nickle Bag The Newest Millionaire!

July 7, 2018:

The popular pacer Nickle Bag surpassed $1 million in career earnings with his 38th career victory Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

'Romeo' Ekes Out Win In Great Northeast

July 7, 2018:

Rodeo Romeo became the first three-time winner in any category in the summer long Great Northeast Open Series, taking a 1:49.4 victory in the $30,000 open pacing class Saturday evening at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Western Conquest Matches Buffalo Record

July 7, 2018:

Buffalo Raceway's co-featured $11,500 Open Pace may have been scratched down to a field of four but that didn't stop them from putting on quite a show on Saturday night....read on

Stage Set For Meadowlands Pace

July 7, 2018:

The eliminations for this year’s Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace highlighted the Saturday evening program at The Meadowlands, but the undercard was nothing to sneeze at....read on

Derby Hat Day At Dresden

July 7, 2018:

Dresden Raceway will have a lot going on Sunday (July 8), as Dr. Joe Johnston will be honoured for everything he has given to local harness racing, and the track will be hosting Derby Hat Day and B.I.A. Day at the Races....read on

Ontario-Based Youngsters Swift In PASS

July 7, 2018:

Bestseller Hanover and Warrawee Ubeaut each stopped the timer in 1:52.4 — the fastest miles this year by freshmen filly pacers on a five-eighths-mile track — to highlight the $182,962 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Saturday, July 7 The Meadows....read on

Lydi Lula Belle Best At Century

July 7, 2018:

Lydi Lula Belle led her competition the whole way and held off a late challenge from odds-on favourite Tajmeallover to win the $9,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace in 1:56.2 on Saturday, July 7 at Century Downs....read on

'Boknows' Mows At Northside

July 7, 2018:

Powering to the front after the half, Boknows Momngranny stormed to a 10-and-three-quarter length victory in the $1,200 Winners-Over feature pace at Northside Downs on Saturday, July 7....read on

Union Man Hanover In Exhibition Feature

July 7, 2018:

Rail-starter Union Man Hanover took the lead early and led his competition around the track to take the $1,350 Winners-Over feature pace at Exhibition Park Raceway on Saturday, July 7....read on

Dan Patch FFA Elims Set

July 7, 2018:

A total of 17 pacers were nominated to the 2018 Dan Patch FFA at Running Aces, with 14 of the nominees entering into the elimination races which highlight the racing card on Sunday, July 8....read on

Final Round Of Quebec-Bred Series Sunday

July 7, 2018:

Sunday, July 8 at Hippodrome 3R features the third and final preliminary round of the Quebec-Bred Series for four- and five-year-old pacers....read on

Cancelliere Brothers Shine In Qualifiers

July 7, 2018:

Breakfast With The Babies (BWTB), sponsored by Fashion Farms, went to post on a perfect, windless Saturday morning under clear skies with temperatures in the 80’s. Brothers Tom and John Cancelliere had a big day with a couple of sharp looking sons from Sweet Lou’s first crop winning impressively this morning....read on

The Stable Blazes Into Summer In Ohio

July 7, 2018:

Eyes from around the world were watching the races from the Buckeye State this week as thestable.ca fired up its Ohio barn for the summer and trainer Jason McGinnis brought 12 youngsters to Ohio for thestable.ca and its 460 owners....read on

Northfield Hosts OHSS 3rd Leg

July 7, 2018:

A pair of $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes (OHSS) gathers 16 pacing colts and gelding behind the Northfield Park starting gate Saturday, July 7 in round three action of the 4-leg series for three-year-olds....read on

Vernon Implements New Classification

July 7, 2018:

Vernon Downs will implement a new concept of classifying the overnight horses beginning with next week's draw....read on

Qualifying Target Set For Lazarus

July 7, 2018:

Fans of harness racing around the world waiting for the North American debut of downunder pacing sensation Lazarus will not have to wait much longer....read on


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