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Five Straight For Prologue

April 5, 2018:

The wins are piling up for pacer Prologue – five in a row, to be exact – and the same can be said for reinsman Alfie Carroll....read on

Cal Expo Reinsmen Are Rolling

April 5, 2018:

Luke Plano and Steve Wiseman continued their domination at head of the driver standings last week, with each pilot registering a four-bagger on the Friday program, while James Kennedy was the driving star of the show last Saturday with four wins of his own....read on

MacDonald Sweeps Saratoga Features

April 5, 2018:

Trainer Angus MacDonald swept the co-features with Some Royalty and Cash N Chrome on Thursday afternoon at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Long-Term Funding Webinar Recap

April 5, 2018:

Ontario Racing conducted a webinar on Thursday (April 5) for industry participants to learn more about the long-term funding agreement announced for Ontario's horse racing industry last month....read on

Sweeney Earns 1,000th Training Win

April 5, 2018:

On Wednesday, April 5 at Pompano Park, a five-year-old trotting gelding left the winner's circle after completing a victory of 1:55.2 for driver Wally Hennessey....read on

Awards Doled Out In Truro

April 5, 2018:

On Saturday, March 31, the Truro Harness Horse Owners Association hosted its annual awards banquet to recognize the best from its 2017 racing season....read on

Charlottetown, Summerside Qualifiers

April 5, 2018:

It has been announced that both the Charlottetown Driving Park and Summerside Raceway will be holding qualifying sessions to prep for the tracks’ respective season openers....read on

Miller Discusses Sutton

April 5, 2018:

“We try to keep our expectations low so we’re not disappointed, but he came back [nicely]. The issues had resolved themselves, and hopefully they stay that way.”...read on

Sutton Returning After Hiatus

April 5, 2018:

Although he hasn’t participated in a pari-mutuel race since the fall of 2016, Sutton, who knows a little something about success in the top trotting ranks, is heading into his 2018 debut in good form....read on

Horsemen's Hockey Tourney Details

April 5, 2018:

Details have been released for the 2018 edition of the ever-popular Horsemen's Hockey Tournament, slated for Sunday, April 29....read on

Marvelous March For The Meadowlands

April 5, 2018:

The weather may have been good one day and lousy the next, but one thing that was consistent at the Meadowlands during the month of March: the popularity of its product with its faithful following....read on

Stakes Payments Due In NJ On April 15

April 5, 2018:

The Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey has issued a reminder in regard to stakes payments which will be due on April 15....read on

Superstar’s Full Brother Arrives

April 5, 2018:

It has been announced that a full brother to one of the greatest Standardbreds to ever look through a bridle hit the ground very early in the morning on Thursday (April 5)....read on

Blumenfeld On His Matchmaker Starters

April 5, 2018:

Trainer Paul Blumenfeld has taken the time to discuss Vintage Babe and Motu Moonbeam, his charges that are set to compete in the fourth leg of the Blue Chip Matchmaker Series this Friday night (April 6) at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Hazel Park Closes Its Doors

April 5, 2018:

Officials with Hazel Park Raceway announced this morning (Thursday, April 5) that the Michigan track, which was the first five-eighths-mile harness course in the United States, has closed....read on

Wrenn's Rolling At The Meadows

April 5, 2018:

Ordinarily, when drivers first locate at a harness track, they may experience some lean months as they build relationships and eke out assignments. With Ronnie Wrenn Jr. and the Meadows, however, it was pretty much love at first sight....read on

Woodbine Top Ten: #4

April 5, 2018:

For 25 years, fans at Woodbine Racetrack have witnessed some of harness racing's best horses and some of Canadian harness racing's greatest memories....read on

Dover Downs’ Meet In Review

April 5, 2018:

Dover Downs’ 49th season of live harness racing came to a close last Thursday (March 29) when Deja Vu Blue, Super Fly, Go Sandy Go and Slick Tony won their respective $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund finals....read on

Horse Racing 101 At Century

April 5, 2018:

Century Downs Racetrack and Casino kicked off its fourth live Standardbred Racing season on Sunday, April 1. In preparation of the new season, ladies were invited to the track to learn more about the industry...and give men a run for their money....read on

Rebel Voyager Leads Nixon Hat Trick

April 4, 2018:

ICR Racing’s Rebel Voyager ($4.20), one of three winners on the night for trainer Dean Nixon, turned aside two stern challenges en route to a pillar-to-post, 1:58 victory in Wednesday evening’s (April 4) featured $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Sportsmuffler Silences Buffalo Mares

April 4, 2018:

Sportsmuffler ($6.60) silenced her competition in Buffalo Raceway's featured $10,400 Open Pace for the mares on Wednesday night (April 4) by romping to a convincing six-length decision over Hey Kobe in 1:57.2 over a 'fast' track....read on

Ready Player One?

April 4, 2018:

Have you ever wondered if playing video games is tougher than piloting a race-ready Standardbred? If you haven’t, James MacDonald, Canada’s reigning world driving champion, has done his best to try to find the answer for you....read on

Changes To The Rules Of Racing

April 4, 2018:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is pleased to release a suite of reforms as part of the 'Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario' project....read on

Caretaker Spotlight: Emilia Svensson

April 4, 2018:

We often see signs and slogans, that read Dream Big or Live, Laugh and Love, but how often do people have the courage to chase after those dreams and make them reality?...read on

'Dreams' Best In Meadows Series

April 4, 2018:

Treasure Dreams moved smartly first-over to grind down Matrona and capture her $15,000 opening-leg division of the Margaret Provost Memorial Trot Wednesday (April 4) at The Meadows....read on

'Post Time' Announces Thursday Lineup

April 4, 2018:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by BetAmerica, is excited to announce their lineup for Thursday morning (April 5) at 10:30 a.m. EDT....read on

First Time Survivor Wins WHHC Berth

April 4, 2018:

John Masslon of Pittsburgh, Pa., won the grand prize in the 2017-2018 Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment Winter Survival Challenge, which ran from November 4, 2017 through March 24, 2018....read on

Century Cancels Saturday Card

April 4, 2018:

Officials with Century Downs have announced that the track has been forced to cancel its program of live racing that was scheduled for this Saturday (April 7)....read on

S-Bred Show Series At Can-Am

April 4, 2018:

The Ontario Standardbred Show Series has announced that it will be promoting the breed at the Can Am Equine Expo in Markham this weekend....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

April 4, 2018:

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

Streaking Mares Hitting Their Strides

April 4, 2018:

Pacing mares Cenalta Call Girl and Delightfully Wild will head into this week’s action at Cal Expo with significant winning streaks in tow....read on

Positive Feedback On ‘Big M’ Promo

April 4, 2018:

If March was any indication, it really does pay to be an ‘owner’ at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Last Chance To Qualify For The WHHC

April 4, 2018:

Last Chance to Qualify for the World Harness Handicapping Championship presented by DerbyWars.com this Saturday....read on

ASBA Annual General Meeting Details

April 4, 2018:

Officials with the Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association have informed Trot Insider of some of the details in regard to the organization’s upcoming annual general meeting....read on

Who Will Advance From Ontario?

April 4, 2018:

Of the nine drivers announced to compete in the Ontario Regional Driving Championship this May, which two do you think will advance to the 2018 National Driving Championship?....read on

Woodbine Top Ten: #5

April 4, 2018:

For 25 years, fans at Woodbine Racetrack have witnessed some of harness racing's best horses and some of Canadian harness racing's greatest memories....read on

Simons Near-Sweeps Weiss Prelim

April 3, 2018:

Driver Mike Simons guided two of the three divisional winners in the $15,000 first prelim of the Bobby Weiss Series for trotting mares Tuesday, April 3 over a ‘sloppy’ surface at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Sr Beach Babe Best In London

April 3, 2018:

Colin Kelly piloted Sr Beach Babe, sent to post as the 8-5 favourite, to a three-quarter length victory in the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Handicap on Tuesday, April 3 over a 'sloppy' track at The Raceway At Western Fair District....read on

NAADA Donates Over $10,000 To Charity

April 3, 2018:

Over the years the North American Amateur Drivers Association (NAADA) has donated to worthy charities, and this year NAADA has contributed over $10,000 to charitable causes....read on

Agent Mac Wins Third Straight

April 3, 2018:

Agent Mac won his three straight when scoring in the opening leg of the Ben Wood Memorial Trot on Tuesday, April 3 at The Meadows, wearing down the leader, What A Hunk, with a persistent uncovered move that carried him to victory....read on

Sectionline Bigry Breaks Track Record

April 3, 2018:

Sectionline Bigry set a track record when winning the $17,500 Omar Hiteman Memorial, one of two in another pair of ‘Lebanon Legends’ late-closer events, on the Tuesday, April 3 matinee at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

Long-Term Funding Webinar Details

April 3, 2018:

The long-term funding agreement for Ontario's horse racing industry was formally announced late last month, and, in turn, Ontario Racing will now be conducting a webinar this Thursday (April 5) to discuss the agreement in more detail....read on

Update On ‘Durham Live’

April 3, 2018:

On Tuesday (April 3), Ontario Gaming GTA LP announced that it will be proceeding towards ‘municipal permitting’ for the proposed ‘Durham Live’ entertainment and tourism destination. The expansion is being planned for a strategic location off of Highway 401 and on the Pickering side of the Pickering/Ajax border....read on

Ontario Regional Drivers Set

April 3, 2018:

The road to the 2018 National Driving Championship (NDC) scheduled at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday, September 26 will kick off with the Ontario Regional Driving Championship, the first of four regional events....read on

Rural Ontario Institute Names Acting CEO

April 3, 2018:

The Rural Ontario Institute has implemented a transition plan in the wake of CEO Rob Black’s appointment to the Senate of Canada....read on

USTA Seeking Social Media Manager

April 3, 2018:

The U.S. Trotting Association is currently accepting applications for the Social Media Promotion and Publicity position in the Communications Department at the USTA office in Westerville, Ohio....read on

Plainridge Gearing Up

April 3, 2018:

Opening day at Plainridge Park Casino is quickly approaching. The 2018 season will get underway on Monday, April 16 and horsepeople are asked to take note of some important items....read on

Galarina Finds The Seam At Pompano

April 3, 2018:

Galarina, who was patiently driven by Andy Santeramo, took top honours in Pompano Park's $13,200 open pacing feature for mares on Monday night (April 2), as she slipped through along the pylons late to score in 1:53....read on

Rideau Postpones Schooling Session

April 3, 2018:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway have informed Trot Insider that the schooling session that had been planned for this Wednesday (April 4) has had to be postponed....read on

‘Hot Lady’ Is Stepping Out

April 3, 2018:

“She is beautifully gaited. She’s one of those that fools you a little bit. You look down at your watch and you’re surprised how fast you’ve gone.”...read on


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