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Handicapping Contest Update

August 8, 2017:

Hambletonian weekend provided plenty of races for the handicappers to digest, and when the weekend was over, Bryan Owen was a runaway winner for the week....read on

Gold Cup & Saucer Trials Set

August 8, 2017:

The official draws took place this morning (Tuesday, August 8) for the two Sobeys Gold Cup & Saucer trials. The trials are the precursor to the 58th edition of Prince Edward Island’s signature race, which will be contested on Saturday, August 19 at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Scholarships Doled Out At The ‘Big M’

August 8, 2017:

The 2017 BCAP and SBOANJ scholarships winners were invited to the Meadowlands Racetrack with their families on Saturday, July 29 to receive their awards....read on

Important Reminders For Georgian Cards

August 8, 2017:

Officials with Georgian Downs would like to remind horsepeople of some important conditions that will impact a pair of upcoming cards of racing at the Innisfil, Ont. raceway....read on

Pre-Jug Sale Yearling Session Online

August 8, 2017:

The 61st annual Blooded Horse Pre-Jug Sale, which will take place at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Delaware, OH, will offer 120 yearlings on Monday, August 28....read on

Call In Meadows Stakes Entries

August 8, 2017:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino wishes to advise trainers and owners that entries for next week’s Pennsylvania Sire Stakes and Pennsylvania Stallion Series stakes event for two-year-old colt and gelding pacers must be submitted to the race office by phone....read on

GTA Gaming Bundle Operator Selected

August 8, 2017:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has announced the service provider of the GTA Gaming Bundle, which includes Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Wrenn Nabs 4,000th Victory

August 8, 2017:

Ronnie Wrenn, Jr., steered his 4,000th career-winning drive en route to capturing one of nine $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes (OSS) for two-year-old male pacers and trotters on Monday night, Aug. 7 at Northfield Park....read on

Summer Travel Dazzles In Record Time

August 7, 2017:

Summer Travel became North America’s fastest two-year-old of the season with a dominating 1:50.3 performance in Monday’s $39,800 Dream Maker Final at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Jdcyril Wires Foes In Barrieau-McIsaac

August 7, 2017:

It was a ‘go to the front and don’t look approach’ for Jdcyril in Monday afternoon’s $11,155 Barrieau-McIsaac at Exhibition Park Raceway, and the tactics paid off handsomely for the gelding....read on

Rookie Impress In Pennsylvania Stakes

August 7, 2017:

Imagine you’re the trainer of one of the favourites for the Little Brown Jug, the Triple Crown race held in your home town of Delaware OH, and you’ve got a colt who has a string of impressive stakes successes....read on

Plainridge Feature To Biggie

August 7, 2017:

Biggie lived up to his name, charging late from off the pace to capture the $14,000 conditioned pacing feature in impressive style at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon....read on

Neville Memorial Award To McKee

August 7, 2017:

Longtime Little Brown Jug simulcast host, Sam McKee has been named the 2017 Joseph Neville Memorial Award honouree by the Delaware County Fair....read on

Stakes Score For Some Renditions

August 7, 2017:

Some Renditions dominated the field on the front end, scoring in a stake-fastest 1:54.1 over a 'good' surface in Monday’s $60,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series event at The Meadows....read on

Klein, Lady Luck Stakes At Century

August 7, 2017:

Pacers contested over $380,000 in purses on a windy Civic Holiday (August 7) card at Century Downs, with Da Magician and Yoga Pants proving best in the Mid-Summer Classic Day co-featured events for three-year-olds, the Ralph Klein Memorial and the Lady Luck....read on

MacDonald Receives Canadian Colours

August 7, 2017:

James MacDonald was presented with the official Canadian driving colours for the upcoming 2017 World Driving Championship (WDC) trackside at Grand River Raceway on Industry Day on Monday, August 7....read on

Hoosier To Broadcast Dan Patch Draw

August 7, 2017:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will host a live post position draw for the $300,000 Dan Patch Stakes on Tuesday (August 8) at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time....read on

Simple Kinda Man Wins Battle Of Waterloo

August 7, 2017:

After only winning one of his first five career starts, M and L of Delaware, LLC’s Simple Kinda Man ($16.50) sprung a 7-1 minor upset in the $200,200 Battle of Waterloo on Monday afternoon (August 7) at Grand River Raceway, using a steady first-over push to grind down 9-5 favourite Burning Midnight and evade 40-1 longshot Hudson Phil in 1:55....read on

'Post Time' Hoosier Remote Preview

August 7, 2017:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by BetAmerica, is pleased to announce its broadcast schedule for the 2017 Dan Patch Stakes at Hoosier Park on Friday (August 11)....read on

Miller Presented With WDC Colours

August 7, 2017:

The United States’ representative to the 2017 World Driving Championship in Canada, Marcus Miller, officially received his driving colours Saturday (Aug. 5) from USTA President Russell Williams…read on

World Harness Racing Book Launch

August 7, 2017:

Retromedia Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of World Harness Racing at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at 3:30 p.m., on Wednesday, August 16, 2017....read on

Update On Shamballa

August 7, 2017:

One year ago this time, pacing horse Shamballa was basking in the glow of a victory over harness racing's top older pacers. Fast forward to 2017 and the speedster was quietly sitting on the sidelines....read on

Running Aces Hosts Charity Night

August 7, 2017:

The weekend of harness racing at Running Aces was highlighted by the track’s annual Community Charity night on Sunday (August 6), with management, fans and horsemen all coming together to support five vital local charities....read on

Freshmen Repeat In Stallion Series

August 7, 2017:

The Well Said gelding Iluvtomakemoney continued to live up to his name by remaining perfect after three starts in the Pennsylvania Stallion Series for two-year-old pacing colts on Sunday night at Pocono Downs, but the 4-5 choice had to be very good to defeat 25-1 shot Size Me Up by a neck in 1:54.1....read on

Another Stakes Win For Reys N A Rocket

August 7, 2017:

Three-year-old pacing filly Reys N A Rocket padded her resume with another stakes win on Sunday (August 6), taking the $6,225 Manitoba Great Western Fair Stakes at Killarney....read on

Simard Drives Five Winners At Rideau

August 6, 2017:

Driver Richard Simard stole the spotlight at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday (August 6) with a five-win performance, including a victory in one of the evening's main events aboard Ghirardelli Lindy....read on

Leamington's 2017 Meet Kicks Off

August 6, 2017:

Riversathome won the Leamington Raceway season opener on Sunday afternoon (August 6), trotting from last to first in the final half-mile with Mark Williams sulky-sitting for trainer/owner Michel Lariviere....read on

Tioga Open To Andreios Kardia

August 6, 2017:

Ontario-owned Andreios Kardia ($4.60) and driver Aaron Byron won the $10,000 Open Pace featured at Tioga Downs on Sunday (August 6)....read on

Filion Prepares For Battle

August 6, 2017:

“Before the draw, I thought I had a really good shot, but after the draw, I said ‘Well, I have an outside shot now.’”...read on

‘Zetlan’ Rewards His Clinton Backers

August 6, 2017:

Zetlan Rocket produced the largest win payout of Clinton Raceway’s Sunday, August 6 program, as the five-year-old son of Blissfull Hall went to lead early, did all the work on the engine and hit the wire first. The result was a $40.50 win mutuel for those that opted to back him at the windows....read on

Atlantic Vet College Needs Your Help

August 6, 2017:

The Atlantic Veterinary College is conducting a survey about the health and welfare of horses on Prince Edward Island and needs the help of Island horsepeople....read on

Six In A Row For Clear Idea

August 6, 2017:

The competition was keen between the New York Sire Stakes three-year-old pacing fillies on Sunday, August 6 at Batavia Downs. When all was said and done, Clear Idea and Angels Pride both beat post-time favourites to add to their NYSS points and seasonal earnings....read on

Campbell Sweeps Inverness Sires Stakes

August 6, 2017:

Atlantic Sires Stakes action was in the spotlight during Inverness Raceway’s Sunday (August 6) program of racing, as a pair of $10,460 ‘A’ divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies was the centre of attention....read on

‘Taco’ Triumphs In Open Handicap

August 6, 2017:

Taco Tuesday (Jordan Stratton, $23.40) did his damage from the second-over position on Sunday afternoon (August 6), as the four-year-old Cantab Hall gelding triumphed in Yonkers Raceway’s $68,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Sires Stakes Monday At Northfield

August 6, 2017:

Nine Ohio Sires Stakes divisions for freshman colts and geldings will be in the spotlight Monday night (August 7), as a total of 66 trotters and pacers are set to line up behind the Northfield Park starting gate....read on

Sires Stakes At Pocono Sunday, Monday

August 6, 2017:

Pennsylvania-sired two-year-old colt pacers will race in the third leg of their respective series, as five divisions of Stallion Series action will take place on Sunday and three sections of sire stakes action will go postward on Monday....read on

Hippodrome Post Changes Announced

August 6, 2017:

The management of the Hippodrome 3R and the Quebec Jockey Club have announced that there will be post time changes for the World Driving Championship (WDC) night on Wednesday, August 16 and for the Prix D’Ete Day on Sunday, August 20....read on

A Brave New World

August 6, 2017:

The world of gaming is changing for a new generation of tech-savvy customers. How can horse racing reinvent the way we wager to meet the demands of the next generation?...read on

Batavia To Host Sires Stakes Sunday

August 6, 2017:

Two competitive fields of three-year-old pacing fillies will be on hand at Batavia Downs to compete for $58,800 per division in the New York Sire Stakes on Sunday afternoon (August 6)....read on

Meadows Increases Pick 4 Guarantee

August 6, 2017:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has increased — to $12,500 — the total-pool guarantee for its Monday, Aug. 7 Pick 4 wager as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

Hawks Red Chief In Charge In The Lane

August 6, 2017:

Hawks Red Chief followed the live cover of Knocking Around, then kicked by him in deep stretch to capture Saturday’s $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at the Meadows....read on

Last Call For Walltyme Golf Registration

August 6, 2017:

Organizers of the Walltyme Stables Golf Tournament have issued a reminder that registration for the 25th annual tournament will be closing soon....read on

MacIntosh Stable Making Noise

August 6, 2017:

Blake MacIntosh’s solid 2017 season isn’t going unnoticed. The resident of Cambridge, Ont. is currently sporting a training average slightly under .300 and his charges are racing well. He has pointed out that his lesser-priced horses have been delivering, which has provided his stable with quite a boost....read on

Summerside Sunday Card Cancelled

August 6, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that the card of live racing that was scheduled to take place today (Sunday, August 6) at Summerside Raceway has been cancelled....read on

Triple Doubles At Kawartha

August 6, 2017:

It was a night of doubles at Kawartha Downs where three of the winning horses were recording their second straight victories at the Fraserville oval....read on

Rockin Ron Wins Yonkers Open

August 6, 2017:

Favoured Rockin Ron finished what he started Saturday, August 5, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $55,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

YS Lotus Takes Saratoga Feature

August 5, 2017:

YS Lotus blasted to the lead and progressed to a 1:51.1 win in the $12,500 Winners Over Pace at Saratoga Harness on Saturday, August 5 as the 3-5 favourite....read on

Sintra Flies To Preferred Victory

August 5, 2017:

Getting away towards the middle of the pack, Sintra sat off a swift pace set by Nirvana Seelster before finding room and sprinting past all rivals to win the $34,000 Preferred Pace at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday, August 5 in 1:48.4 over Nirvana Seelster and Ellis Park....read on

Do Over Hanover Strolls In Preferred

August 5, 2017:

Brushing to the front after the quarter, Do Over Hanover gradually drew away on the lead before finishing six lengths in front of Adkins Hanover and Elm Grove Kaboom in his 1:53.1 win in the $2,400 Preferred Pace on Saturday, August 5 at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Oh My Joepa Wins Vernon Feature

August 5, 2017:

Oh My Joepa took the $7,500 featured pace at Vernon Downs on Saturday, August 5....read on


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