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I Said Diamonds Wins Season's Debut

June 16, 2017:

I Said Diamonds (Matt Kakaley, $7) went up and over labouring lasses Friday night (June 16th), winning -- at first seasonal purse asking -- Yonkers Raceway’s $55,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Il Sogno Dream Scores; Jackpot Hi-5 Hit

June 16, 2017:

Trotting stallion Il Sogno Dream returned to his winnings ways in the $34,000 Preferred Trot featured Friday (June 16) at Mohawk Racetrack on the eve of Pepsi North America Cup Night....read on

Preferred Trotters Shine At Grand River

June 16, 2017:

Little Red Chev and Spartan Victory shared the spotlight at Grand River Raceway on Friday (June 16) winning pair of $7,500 Preferred 3 Trots during the evening's harness racing card....read on

Indiana Handicapping Contest Returns

June 16, 2017:

Racing fans will once again put their handicapping skills to the test as Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino are proud to announce the return of the Saturday Shootout handicapping contest on Saturday, June 17....read on

"You Can't Keep A Good Woman Down"

June 16, 2017:

There’s an old adage that states "you can’t keep a good man down," but in recent amateur racing history it could more accurately read "you can’t keep a good woman down." That maxim can easily be equated to Hannah Miller, the hottest driver in the amateur ranks today....read on

Pacer Financial Celebrates At Winbak

June 16, 2017:

Joe and JoAnn Thomson, owners of Winbak Farm, one of North America’s largest Standardbred farms, and Pacer Financial, have a lot to celebrate....read on

Nike Franco Takes A Run At 'The Roses'

June 16, 2017:

She and her husband already have Delaware champion Logans Girl, stand-out Newborn Sassy, the top-class Purrfect Bags, the 2015 North America Cup winner in Wakizashi Hanover and a former New Zealand Horse of the Year in Christen Me, but there is one other horse in the care of Jo Ann Looney-King and Jim King Jr. who is intent on accumulating her own accolades rather than linger in the shadows of her barnmates and that is Nike Franco N....read on

Fast Freshman Out At Mohawk

June 16, 2017:

A number of two-year-olds showed impressive speed during Friday's qualifiers at Mohawk Racetrack, but none were faster than Atthebeach Hanover....read on

Top Pacing Mares Invade Summerside

June 16, 2017:

Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway will play host to the finest aged pacing mares in the Atlantic Canada Sunday afternoon....read on

Maritime Breeders Finals Set

June 16, 2017:

The best three-year-old pacers in the region have the first leg of the Maritime Triple Crown firmly in their sights with it all coming down to Saturday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Lamoriello To Present 2017 NA Cup

June 16, 2017:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) is pleased to announce that Lou Lamoriello, General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, will be making the winner’s circle presentation for this Saturday’s $1 million Pepsi North America Cup at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Dispersal Broodmare's Cup Contender

June 16, 2017:

A $15,000 broodmare purchase in 2013 has led to an opportunity to capture Canada’s richest race for Emerald Highlands Farm....read on

Betty Delaney Passes

June 16, 2017:

Longtime Standardbred industry participant Betty Delaney of Acton, Ont. passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, June 14 at the age of 76....read on

A Filly With 'Idyllic' Versatility

June 16, 2017:

"The race could go a lot of different ways; I’m not really sure...If it’s a slow pace I’m racing on the front, if it’s a fast pace I’m racing from behind. So we’ll see how that goes."...read on

Watch & Wager On NA Cup At Kawartha

June 16, 2017:

Pepsi North America Cup excitement extends far beyond its host track of Mohawk. Fans at Kawartha Downs tomorrow night will be able to watch and wager on the special card from the Campbellville, Ont. racetrack....read on

Wall On Coming Full Circle

June 16, 2017:

Hall of Fame harness drivers Dave Wall and John Campbell started out in the business together in the early 1970s. So, Wall said it’s fitting he will be part of Campbell’s last career drive back in Ontario where it all started....read on

Afternoon Father's Day Card At Buffalo

June 16, 2017:

Sunday afternoon racing begins this week (June 18) at Buffalo Raceway and the track will have plenty of things going on to celebrate Father's Day....read on

Mel Mara Favoured In Preferred

June 16, 2017:

Saturday night's feature at The Meadowlands is the sixth race, a $20,000 Preferred pace with Mel Mara tabbed as the morning line choice in the field of seven....read on

USTA Suspends Northfield Park

June 16, 2017:

The U.S. Trotting Association announced Friday (June 16) that it has suspended the membership of Northfield Park due to an alleged violation of USTA Rule 20.09 on financial responsibility....read on

Cup Longshot Finding His Stride

June 16, 2017:

"The elimination was his best race this year, and we hope he'll be even better this week. I'm a realist, though. The three elimination winners are all excellent horses. If they fight and we're close in the stretch, though, who knows?"...read on

New Speed Badge For Archangel Three

June 15, 2017:

A wild battle on the lead left the door wide open for a closer to capture Thursday’s featured event at Mohawk Racetrack, and that closer happened to be Archangel Three....read on

Likely To Win Upsets In Charlottetown

June 15, 2017:

A pocket ride was converted to a visit to the winner’s circle in the Thursday night feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Plainridge Feature To Mistress Valentine

June 15, 2017:

A reversal of strategy produced favourable results as Mistress Valentine raced to victory under cover in the $12,000 trotting feature at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon....read on

Two-Year-Old Qualifiers Saturday At EPR

June 15, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Exhibition Park Raceway will be holding two-year-old qualifying races this Saturday (June 17)....read on

NA Cup Handicapping Contest

June 15, 2017:

The 2017 Pepsi North America Cup promises to be an exciting evening, jam-packed with an incredible card of live harness racing for everyone to enjoy! ...read on

Global News' Mohawk Piece Airs

June 15, 2017:

Ten days ago, members of ‘The Morning Show’ on Global Toronto converged on Mohawk Racetrack to shoot some video to promote the Campbellville, Ont. track, its summer racing schedule, and Saturday’s $1-million Pepsi North America Cup. On Thursday (June 15), the video piece premiered on Global’s various media outlets....read on

Retention-Area Towel Pilot Approved

June 15, 2017:

On Thursday, June 15, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a memo to horsepeople competing on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit stating that a proposed pilot project in regard to the stocking of clean towels in the retention areas of Woodbine and Mohawk Racetrack has been approved....read on

“He Likes To Run Horses Down”

June 15, 2017:

“Against these kind of horses, he’s definitely better off a trip. He likes to run horses down; he likes a target. Some of the races he was in last year he had to be forwardly placed just because I thought he was good enough to win either way and we couldn’t take any chances of getting him into a traffic jam coming from off the pace.”...read on

ID Tech In Eastern Ontario

June 15, 2017:

SC Identification Technician Daniel St-Jacques will be in the region between Cornwall and Napanee in Ontario on Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

NA Cup Event Details Released

June 15, 2017:

Mohawk Racetrack has released admission, entrance and event details for Saturday’s $1 million Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Two-Year-Old Mohawk Qualifiers

June 15, 2017:

A total of ten qualifying races full of two-year-olds went postward Thursday morning (June 15) at Mohawk Racetrack in Campbellville, Ont. over a 'fast' track....read on

Doug W. Brown Passes

June 15, 2017:

Standardbred racehorse owner Doug W. Brown, 75, of Oakwood, Ont. passed away Saturday morning (June 10) following a courageous battle with cancer....read on

Cup Final "Like A Chess Match"

June 15, 2017:

“I try to drive three or four horses in a race all the time. I know where everyone is, and where I can put them. I always try to put them where they don’t want to be. That’s the name of catch driving."...read on

“I Didn’t Expect This”

June 15, 2017:

“She just keeps dropping time, she keeps getting faster. She comes out of the race and nothing affects her. Nothing bothers her. She can turn the page quicker than I can.”...read on

Road To The Hambletonian

June 15, 2017:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have released an installment of its ‘Road To The Hambletonian,’ which lists results from some stakes races for three-year-olds which lead up to the prestigious stakes race....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace: #4

June 15, 2017:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have released the fourth installment of the track’s Road To The Meadowlands Pace....read on

2017 Standardbred Poll – Week 3

June 15, 2017:

The Week 3 results from the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll have been released, and one of the favourites to win this weekend’s $1 million Pepsi North America Cup at Mohawk Racetrack has garnered the most attention, once again....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

June 15, 2017:

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

Empire Breeders Classic Finals Set

June 15, 2017:

The rich finals of the Empire Breeders Classic, a New York-sired event for three-year-old trotters, will be raced as a part of the Father's Day card on Sunday, June 18 at Vernon Downs....read on

Campbell To Acquaint With Rich Trotter

June 15, 2017:

This Friday, for the first time ever, John Campbell, the leading money-winning driver in harness racing history, will hook up with one of the richest trotters the sport has ever produced....read on

May The Best Horse Win

June 15, 2017:

"You know, Brian Brown said it quite well when he was on the podium here that he hopes everybody has a good, safe race and hopefully we don't cause an issue in that regard. And all the best of luck to everybody: all the drivers and trainers and owners in the race Saturday."...read on

Got Some Spark Wins Preferred

June 14, 2017:

Got Some Spark and driver Bob McClure prevailed off a pocket trip in the $7,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 Pace on Wednesday night (June 14) at Grand River Raceway....read on

Support For Stollery Keeps Growing

June 14, 2017:

The Stollery Children’s Hospital fundraiser at Kelly Hoerdt’s Bedrock Training Centre in Beaumont, Alberta continues to grow with its third annual event this past Sunday, June 11 establishing a new fundraising milestone....read on

Spoonful, Master Clave Shine In Delaware

June 14, 2017:

Four $20,000 divisions of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) three-year-old trotters went behind the gate Wednesday (June 14) at Harrington Raceway to complete their first elimination leg....read on

Open Victory A Family Affair

June 14, 2017:

It was a family affair in Buffalo Raceway's featured $10,000 Open Pace for the ladies on Wednesday night (June 14) as three generations of the Monti lineage had a part in Classy Lane Rose's victory....read on

Meadows Featured Trot To Mac Deeno

June 14, 2017:

Mac Deeno wore down the leader, Mike The Trader, with a sustained uncovered bid and went on to victory in Wednesday’s feature, a $13,000 conditioned trot, at The Meadows....read on

Ruling On Revenue Allocation

June 14, 2017:

On Thursday, June 8, the final decision of a panel of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) was released regarding an appeal by the Ontario Harness Horse Association against an earlier decision of the ORC Executive Director to allocate the Standardbred Revenue Allocation marketing funds...read on

Northfield Cancels Wednesday Card

June 14, 2017:

Due to torrential rain that flooded the racetrack making for unsafe conditions for racing, Northfield Park has cancelled the 16-race program for Wednesday (June 14)....read on

“It’s Not Going To Be A Cake Walk”

June 14, 2017:

“Some of the other fillies, like Idyllic Beach, we’ve beaten before, so I think she (Bettors Up) can go with them. It’s going to come down to who gets the right trip and there are four, five, six good fillies in there. It’s not going to be a cake walk for anybody.”...read on

Mozartsplace Favoured At Red Shores

June 14, 2017:

Speed has not been an issue for Mozartsplace in the early stages of his four-year-old season, but he will have to overcome his breaking issue to knock off the iron tough competition in the Thursday night (June 15) featured pace at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on


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