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N.S. Casino Adds Off-Track Betting

March 9, 2017:

Casino Nova Scotia Halifax has announced it will offer off-track betting on horse racing in the coming months....read on

Hennessey Sweeps Pompano Opens

March 8, 2017:

Godiva Seelster, cleverly handled by Wally Hennessey, took top honours in Pompano Park’s $11,000 Open Pace for the mares on Wednesday night (March 8), stopping the teletimer in 1:52.2....read on

Buffalo Feature To Voltina

March 8, 2017:

There were strong, gusty winds at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (March 8), but Voltina found things to be just a 'breeze' in the featured $8,200 pace for the mares....read on

Another Open Victory For Tough Mac

March 8, 2017:

Corey Callahan zipped Mike Casalino’s Tough Mac quickly to the front from the outside and then never looked back en route to a 1:53.1 victory in the $20,000 Open Handicap Trot on Wednesday, March 8 at Dover Downs....read on

Little Red Chev Beats The Boys

March 8, 2017:

Little Red Chev defeated a field of male trotters to earn her first win of the year in Wednesday night's featured $7,500 Preferred 3 at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

A Harness Racing First For Yonkers?

March 8, 2017:

For everything that’s happened during Yonkers Raceway’s storied century-plus history, this Sunday afternoon (March 12) offers something never before seen in Westchester....read on

Ms Mullen Earns Game Maiden Victory

March 8, 2017:

Pressured most of the mile while on the lead, Ms Mullen drew away from the field into the final turn and scored decisively in Wednesday’s opening leg of the Mary Wohlmuth Memorial Trot. Pennys N Dimes upset at 15-1 in the other division of the series for three and four-year-old fillies and mares....read on

Ontario Racing Shares Facts About Horse Racing Funding

March 8, 2017:

On Wednesday, March 8, Ontario Racing issued a release which shares facts about horse racing funding....read on

Jackpot Hi-5 Mandatory Payout Saturday

March 8, 2017:

Horseplayers can start studying immediately, as the draw is out for this Saturday’s (March 11) Jackpot Hi-5 mandatory payout race at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Owner Loves His Closer

March 8, 2017:

“I've owned faster horses, but in the 29 years I've been an owner I've never had one that tries as hard as he does every time he gets to race. Because of that, he's my favourite horse.”...read on

Sam McKee Passes; Arrangements Set

March 8, 2017:

Communicators Hall of Famer Sam McKee, one of the most well-known and respected announcers in horse racing, passed away during the early-morning hours of Wednesday, March 8 as a result of complications after suffering a major stroke early last month. He was 54....read on

Rosecroft Feature To Use Your Noodle

March 8, 2017:

Use Your Noodle survived a tight three-horse photo to win the Fillies and Mares Winners Over Pace Tuesday night (March 7) at Rosecroft Raceway....read on

Head Judge Calls His Firing A "Farce”

March 8, 2017:

A head harness racing judge that was removed from his position last month has gone on the record as saying that his termination was a “farce.”...read on

Social Media Slag Leads To $1,500 Fine

March 8, 2017:

Have you ever felt that someone should be reprimanded for their inappropriate outbursts on social media? This week, the horse racing industry decided to fine a participant for just that....read on

Lucky Chucky Added To Auction

March 8, 2017:

The Defiance County (Ohio) Area Horsemen's Association has added the trotting stallion Lucky Chucky (Windsongs Legacy-Aerobics) to its list for its silent auction for free breedings. Lucky Chucky stands at Winbak Farm of Walden, NY....read on

Rescue Picks Made For Challenge

March 8, 2017:

With a little over a week to go before the first leg of the 2017 Hambletonian Society Grand Circuit Handicapping Challenge, this year’s handicappers have made their selections of rescues to represent, attempting to win needed funds for their deserving groups....read on

Last Thursday Card Of ‘Big M’ Meet

March 8, 2017:

The last of the Thursday night live Meadowlands Racetrack cards comes around this week, as ‘Big M’ racing will then be condensed down to Fridays and Saturdays through the August 5, Hambletonian Day, which will be the conclusion of the track’s summer meet....read on

Weiss Series Date Changes

March 8, 2017:

There will be some date changes regarding some of the events in the upcoming Bobby Weiss Series at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

What Gets Measured Gets Managed

March 8, 2017:

"At Standardbred Canada we are beginning to do deeper dives tracking and measuring a variety of KPI’s to assist in determining the areas in which we believe are important to the association"...read on / continuer à lire

Pompano Feature To Explosive Muscles

March 7, 2017:

Explosive Muscles, driven by Dave Ingraham, definitely lived up to his name on Tuesday night (March 7) by using his explosive muscle power in the final stages to score a well-earned 1:55.3 win in Pompano Park’s $10,000 Open II trotting feature....read on

Sagamore Hill Pacing Series Begins

March 7, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway’s stakes season continued Tuesday night (March 7), with five divisions beginning the Sagamore Hill Pacing Series....read on

Scandalicious Prevails In Dover Open

March 7, 2017:

Scandalicious battled race favourite Enhance Your Mind side-by-side down the lane before edging to the front at the wire to win the Tuesday, March 7 feature, the $20,000 Mares Open Handicap, at Dover Downs....read on

Dont Rush Upsets In Open Trot

March 7, 2017:

Former two-time Ontario Sires Stakes champion Dont Rush, who was in no rush until the Open trotters at Miami Valley Raceway neared the three-quarter station on Tuesday (March 7) afternoon, did rush home from there -- swinging three-wide around the final bend and cruising to a 1:56 upset victory at 22-1 odds....read on

Joyful Wins Series Opener At Meadows

March 7, 2017:

Joyful exploded past the leader with an uncovered backside brush and went on to capture his division in Tuesday’s opening leg of the Ken Weaver Memorial Trot at The Meadows. DDs Comet, a seven-race maiden entering the day, took the other $12,500 division in the series for three and four-year-old colts, stallions and geldings....read on

WEG Releases Stakes Nominees

March 7, 2017:

The lists of eligible horses for all Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and Alliance stakes in 2017 have been released by the Mohawk Racetrack race office....read on

Yonkers To Race Sunday

March 7, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway’s fifth Sunday program of the season will take place this weekend (March 12) and will get underway at 12:30 p.m....read on

Rideau Wants To Operate Their Slots

March 7, 2017:

An official with Rideau Carleton Raceway has divulged that the racetrack itself is one of the private entities that submitted a bid to operate the slot-machine gaming area at the Ottawa-area track....read on

Maryland Stakes Payments Due March 15

March 7, 2017:

Two-year-old payments (foals of 2015) are due to the Maryland Standardbred Fund and the Maryland Sire Stakes on March 15....read on

Rideau Qualifiers Rescheduled

March 7, 2017:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway have informed Trot Insider that the qualifying session that was scheduled for Wednesday, March 8 has been rescheduled....read on

Police Secure Money On My Mind

March 7, 2017:

It has been announced that Money On My Mind, a very successful son of Cantab Hall, has been detained by the authorities....read on

Post Time Changes For Hiawatha

March 7, 2017:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has announced that it has approved an application that will see all of the Hiawatha Horse Park’s first-race post times changed for the 2017 season....read on

Stakes-Winning Standardbreds Stolen

March 7, 2017:

It has been reported that a pair of stakes-winning Standardbreds were stolen from their stables overnight....read on

Stealth Bomber On A Mission

March 7, 2017:

“I’ve had some special horses and so has dad. He doesn’t overreact to things. But when he saw this horse win in his first start, he said this could be a special horse. We’ve got very high hopes. I’m as high on this horse as any we’ve had.”...read on

2018 Meadowlands Pace Payment Due

March 7, 2017:

The 2018 Meadowlands Pace has a sustaining / supplemental payment due by March 15....read on

London Horsepeople Step Up

March 7, 2017:

Horsepeople in London are once again showing their generosity in support of one of their own....read on

Piece Of The Rock Scores At Dover

March 7, 2017:

Former Ontario-based campaigner Piece Of The Rock notched his second win of 2017 scoring an impressive victory in the Monday feature at Dover Downs....read on

Allard And Roy Dominate

March 6, 2017:

Three trips to victory lane at Woodbine Racetrack made it a memorable - and profitable - Monday night for trainer Rene Allard and driver Louis Philippe Roy....read on

Petticoat Kicks Off At Yonkers

March 6, 2017:

It wasn’t all ‘death and taxes’ for Yonkers Raceway’s first ‘death and taxes’ proposition of the season....read on

Pompano Repeat For Prairie Fortune

March 6, 2017:

Prairie Fortune, driven by John MacDonald, made a sweeping and devastating three-deep move around the final turn and went on to score a handy two-length victory Monday evening in Pompano Park’s $12,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

London Preferred To Goldstar Badlands

March 6, 2017:

Goldstar Badlands broke out of a mini slump Monday evening at The Raceway at Western Fair District thanks to a decisive score in the $11,000 Preferred 2 for horse and gelding pacers....read on

Another Carryover For Miami’s Pick-5

March 6, 2017:

Miami Valley Raceway’s 50-cent Lucky Pick 5 wager went unsolved for the fourth consecutive program on Monday afternoon, resulting in a $3,553.15 carryover into the Tuesday matinee....read on

Hard Headed Women Gets Her Way

March 6, 2017:

Shuffled to sixth along the pylons with no path out, Hard Headed Women barrelled through the lightning lane and scored the 8-1 upset in Monday’s opening leg of the Donna Dunn Memorial Pace at The Meadows....read on

Gural Hanover To Return Wednesday

March 6, 2017:

Gural Hanover, an almost $800,000 winner, will be a new face in this week’s $20,000 Open Trot at Dover Downs, which will take place on Wednesday, March 8. He is set to meet former Hambletonian winner Market Share and Tough Mac....read on

Dan Gall Profiled

March 6, 2017:

In a profile piece, Standardbred Canada President & CEO Dan Gall has been praised for his moves since joining SC in July of 2016....read on

Ohio Staking Deadline March 15

March 6, 2017:

The payment deadline for Ohio Sires Stakes, Ohio Fair Stakes, Ohio Breeders Championship, Ohio State Fair, Ohio Fairs Championship, Buckeye Stallion Series and others is March 15....read on

Shenandoah Preps For 2017 Season

March 6, 2017:

Work continues at Shenandoah Downs, North America’s newest pari-mutuel track, where the second Standardbred meet is now in the preparation phase....read on

John Stewart Passes

March 6, 2017:

John Stewart, 84, a sports reporter/copy editor with the Columbus Citizen-Journal and Dispatch for 32 years of a 44-year career in journalism, passed away on March 2....read on

Brody Cops Rosecroft Open Pace

March 6, 2017:

Sean Bier's Brody scored in the $9,500 Open Pace on Sunday night (March 5) at Rosecroft Raceway, highlighting the opening-night card of the track’s winter-spring meet....read on

Barn Girl, 'Dude' And Tamarind Profiled

March 6, 2017:

What do Barn Girl, Dapper Dude and Tamarind all have in common? If you said that they are all trained by William Bercury you would be correct. You would also be correct if you said that the trio of horses is the subject of a recent profile piece....read on

Century Downs Gearing Up For Meet

March 6, 2017:

Century Downs is scheduled to get its upcoming meet underway on Saturday, March 18, and track officials have informed Trot Insider of upcoming qualifying and draw information....read on


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