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Breeders Crown VIP Party Tent Details

April 14, 2017:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson, Indiana has officially opened reservations for the Breeders Crown VIP Party Tent for the 34th edition of the Breeders Crown, taking place on Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28....read on

Sandbetweenurtoes Scores At Mohawk

April 14, 2017:

Back from a stateside soujourn, Sandbetweenurtoes won the Mohawk meet's first Preferred event of the 2017 harness racing season on Good Friday (April 14)....read on

Favourites Deliver In Linton Elims

April 14, 2017:

Popular sophomore pacers Da Magician and Senga Nitro stole the show in their respective $10,000 Keith Linton Memorial eliminations featured on the Good Friday (April 14) afternoon card of harness racing at Fraser Downs....read on

MSOA Scholarship Applications Available

April 14, 2017:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association (MSOA) has announced that applications are now being accepted for its 2017-2018 Collegiate Scholarship Program....read on

Jamieson Mixes Horse Racing & Hockey

April 14, 2017:

It’s rare a day when you come to the racetrack and someone isn’t talking hockey....read on

Last Call For City Of London Nominations

April 14, 2017:

The Alliance would like to remind horsepeople that nominations to the 2017 City of London Series, to be contested at The Raceway at Western Fair District, are due Saturday (April 15)....read on

WEG Sustaining Payments Due Saturday

April 14, 2017:

The next round of sustaining payments for Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and Alliance stakes events are due this Saturday (April 15)....read on

Rockin Ron Ready For Final Push

April 14, 2017:

“To be fair we’ve had to space out who gets to race, which really hurts your chances to get into the final. I wish we could have raced him because it pretty much would have assured him being in the final. But that’s the situation we’re in."...read on

Beer And Horses At The Meadowlands

April 14, 2017:

Saturday night brings with it an eleven-race Meadowlands card with six solid pacers set to contest the featured $18,000 pace in race six....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #4

April 14, 2017:

"He loves to race. I found that when I raced him five weeks in a row as a two-year-old, he thrived on it. Training for him is OK, but when he gets behind the gate and gets around horses, he's completely different."...read on

More NA Cup Eligibles Surfacing

April 14, 2017:

As stakes season picks up and three-year-old pacers start to target Canadian harness racing's biggest prize, Trot Insider will track the contenders and eligibles as they prepare for the 2017 Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Big Week Ahead At Pocono

April 14, 2017:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono will not feature live racing this Sunday the 16th, so that fans, workers, and horsemen may enjoy the Easter holiday with their families. But there will still be plenty of top-class racing action on the Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday cards, all of which start at 6:30 p.m....read on

‘S’ Marks The Spot At Yonkers

April 14, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway’s Thursday night program was sponsored by the letter ‘S’....read on

Pauly Wally On A Roll

April 13, 2017:

Harness racing returned to Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening, and among the top performers on the opening night card was the Shadow Play gelding, Pauly Wally....read on

Stakes Repeat For Bags To Riches

April 13, 2017:

Bags To Riches is living up to his name. Tim Tetrick drove the Only Money Inc. homebred to his second $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund championship....read on

Hoosier Offers First Turn Stable

April 13, 2017:

Building upon the successes of the 2016 debut, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is excited to announce the return of First Turn Stable, Hoosier Park’s fractional ownership program....read on

Trotters In Spotlight At Plainridge

April 13, 2017:

A pair of $10,000 condition trots headlined Thursday’s card of racing at Plainridge Park and solid efforts were turned in by both Waiting On A Woman and Black Broadway in those events....read on

Grand Slam For Kennel Buddy

April 13, 2017:

Driver J Harris used last second heroics to capture Thursday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 Handicap for trotters at Flamboro Downs with Kennel Buddy, and in the process the gelding pushed his winning streak to four-in-a-row....read on

Anja Repeats At Saratoga

April 13, 2017:

Anja scored her second consecutive local win at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Thursday afternoon in what was the first half of a double on the card for trainer Dave Dewhurst and driver Jimmy Devaux....read on

One More Year For Caprice Hill

April 13, 2017:

“She is just perfect. She never does anything wrong. She has been like that from the first day I had her. We just show her what she needs to do and it immediately clicks; she knows right away what her job is and she loves her job.”...read on

Lee Prevails In A 'Wild' One

April 13, 2017:

The fourth leg of the North American Amateur Driver’s Association’s Spring Trotting Series Thursday afternoon at Monticello Raceway had plenty of action not only throughout the mile but especially in the lane as four horses finished heads apart with just a scant nose separating first and second place....read on

Martin On Mohawk Meet, Future

April 13, 2017:

“I think the people that race Standardbreds have come to recognize the limitations of racing at Woodbine.”...read on

Eastender, Why Ask Why To Clash

April 13, 2017:

Why Ask Why, who has been doing all his recent work at the Open level; and Eastender, coming off a smashing victory, figure to get much of the attention in the headline Pace at Cal Expo on Saturday night....read on

OHHA Office Closed Friday

April 13, 2017:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association office will be closed on Friday, April 14 for Good Friday....read on

SC Holiday Closure Notice

April 13, 2017:

Please take note that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed Friday, April 14 in observance of the Good Friday holiday....read on

Date Changes For Tioga Stakes

April 13, 2017:

Officials with the Hambletonian Society have announced that the dates for the Tompkins-Geers and the W.N. Reynolds for two-year-old pacers have been rescheduled....read on

Penny Lynne Nelson Passes

April 13, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred horse owner Penny Lynne Nelson of Portland, Ont. passed away on March 19 at the age of 58....read on

James Lunn Jr. Passes

April 13, 2017:

Standardbred breeder/owner James Thomas Lunn Jr., 85, of Accomac, Va., passed away in Atlantic, Va., on April 7....read on

Hawthorne ICF Stakes Payment Reminder

April 13, 2017:

Hawthorne Race Course Race Secretary Robin Schadt would like to remind all horsepeople wishing to enter their two-year-olds for this year’s Illinois Conceived and Foaled stakes program, that nomination payments must be postmarked no later than Saturday, April 15....read on

Northfield’s April 15 Payments Reminder

April 13, 2017:

A reminder to horsepeople that payments are due by April 15 (postmarked) for Northfield Park’s four spring late closing series....read on

Mohawk Qualifiers In The Books

April 13, 2017:

Mohawk Racetrack hosted a 14-dash qualifying session on Thursday morning (April 13) and some notable horses nailed the wire first in their respective assignments....read on

Mervin Kirkness Passes

April 13, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime horseman Mervin Kirkness, of Leamington, Ont., has passed away at the age of 83....read on

Dispute Delays Vernon’s Opening Day

April 13, 2017:

Jeff Gural, chairman of American Racing and Entertainment, announced on Thursday, April 13 that he will be delaying the opening day of racing at Vernon Downs amid significant financial losses due to the added competition from Yellow Brick Road, Lago and Rivers....read on

Truro Qualifier Details

April 13, 2017:

Officials with Truro Raceway have informed Trot Insider of upcoming qualifying sessions in advance of the track’s meet of live racing, and it is important that horsepeople are aware that a Standardbred Canada field representative will be on hand to conduct business....read on

Retirement Foundation Golf Details

April 13, 2017:

Celebrating the 25th annual golf outing to benefit the Standardbred Retirement Foundation, this year has the most exciting opportunities for golfers, sponsors, and everyone who wants a chance at once in a lifetime fun....read on

Two-Year Winless Drought Snapped

April 13, 2017:

Ricky Still posted three wins on the Wednesday night (April 12) card at Rosecroft Raceway, including ending a two-year drought for Kounty Blues, which has further escalated the great story Still has been in his return to Rosecroft's driving colony after eight years away....read on

Poll: The Most 'Canadian' Sires

April 13, 2017:

All of 2017's current top ten pacing sires (by all-aged earnings) were either owned or trained by Canadians....read on

Prairie Sweetheart Set To Debut

April 13, 2017:

Let It Ride Stable, Inc. and Mr. Dana Parham's Prairie Sweetheart brings her perfect career record to The Meadowlands, seeking her 15th straight victory on Friday night....read on

AGCO On Twitter, Race Report Project

April 13, 2017:

The live tweeting of Race Officials’ calls began Monday, April 10, as part of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)'s 'Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario' project....read on

Spoonful Wins Another DSBF Final; Celebrity Pegasus Sets Trot Record

April 12, 2017:

Spoonful won her second $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) final in six months, holding on by a neck in the three-year-old filly trot final, while Celebrity Pegasus set a new track record for an older trotter in the $20,000 Open on an eventful Wednesday, April 12 card at Dover Downs....read on

Sr Beach Babe Perseveres In London

April 12, 2017:

Sr Beach Babe survived a first-over journey to wear down pacesetter Kayla Grace in the $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap Pace featured on Wednesday night (April 12) at The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

Voltina The First Of Five For Cummings

April 12, 2017:

Voltina found the inside post to her liking on Wednesday night (April 12) as she took advantage of the great draw to register a three-quarter-length victory over Deliciouslynaughty in the $10,000 Open Pace for the mares at Buffalo Raceway in 1:55.2....read on

'Name That Foal' Contest Open

April 12, 2017:

The Alberta Standardbred Horse Association (ASHA) has announced that the 2017 Meridian Farms Name That Foal contest, starring a filly by Mystician out of Hare Canada, is now open for entries....read on

Big Trip For Canwood At The Meadows

April 12, 2017:

Canwood jogged to a front-end victory in 1:56.2, the fastest this year by a three-year-old filly on a five-eighths-mile track on Wednesday, April 12 at The Meadows....read on

Big Weekend At Miami Valley

April 12, 2017:

Miami Valley Raceway has announced that it has an exciting weekend of racing and wagering in store....read on

Truro Announces Spring Opener

April 12, 2017:

It will be off to the races for Truro Raceway fans next month, as the local harness racing community is gearing up to commence the track’s 2017 season on Sunday, May 7. First-race post time will be 1:00 p.m....read on

April 15 Payment Deadline For Hambletonian Society-Serviced Stakes

April 12, 2017:

April sustaining and nominating payments for Hambletonian Society stakes events are due Saturday, April 15, and per USTA Rule 12, section 2, must be postmarked by midnight on Monday, April 17....read on

Barbarian, Im An Athlete To Clash

April 12, 2017:

Im An Athlete, who has rattled off three straight wins, including an upset at the head of the class; and Barbarian, his most immediate victim in that last mile, head the field for Friday night’s featured Open Pace at Cal Expo....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #5

April 12, 2017:

"He's only really given us one average race. And that was in the mud, ducked him to last, eye infection...he just wasn't himself."...read on

Dragon Again Retired From Stud Duty

April 12, 2017:

Dragon Again, a sire of the winners of more than $124 million, has been officially retired from stallion duties effective Tuesday (April 11)....read on


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