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Pompano $25K Pick 5 Pool Guarantee

January 30, 2018:

Officials with Pompano Park have announced that the track will offer a $25,000 total pool guarantee on its Pick 5 wager on Tuesday (January 30)....read on

Increased Irish Regulation Could Come

January 30, 2018:

In Ireland, the ongoing problem with road racing could lead to a stronger regulated Standardbred breeding and racing industry....read on

SRF Breeding Auction Begins Today

January 30, 2018:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation online breeding auction gets underway today (Tuesday, January 30)....read on

Nuncio Now Available To NA Breeders

January 30, 2018:

Hanover Shoe Farms is pleased to announce that Sweden's ‘national hero,’ Elitlopp winner Nuncio, will be available to North American breeders in 2018 and beyond by way of frozen semen....read on

Gingras Dishes On An Icon

January 30, 2018:

“He never exerts himself until he has to. If you’d allow it, he’d go a second quarter in 35 seconds, but right around the five-eighths or three-quarters, when he hears or sees someone coming, he picks up the bit and the switch goes on.”...read on

The Worst Advice In Horse Racing

January 30, 2018:

"I’m sure that you were told many times, just as I was, 'Don’t get too attached to them, they’re racehorses – not pets.' That, my friends, is some of the worst advice I’ve ever gotten, and I’m glad I didn’t listen"...read on / continuer à lire

Woodbine Feature To Will Take Charge

January 29, 2018:

Will Take Charge was put into play early in Monday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Racetrack, and that aggressive approach helped the gelding sail to a handy victory in the featured affair....read on

Its A Big Secret Wires Them Up

January 29, 2018:

Colin Kelly pressed the pedal to the floor with Its A Big Secret, and the Dean Nixon trainee kept on rolling en route to winning Monday’s $11,500 Preferred 2 for horse and gelding pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Dover Features To Gravitator, JJ Flynn

January 29, 2018:

Both trotter Gravitator and pacer JJ Flynn made their first 2018 appearances in the winner’s circle after impressive victories in Monday’s features at Dover Downs....read on

Kauffman Wins Seven; Party Rockin Wins Claim To Fame

January 29, 2018:

Driver Kayne Kauffman enjoyed a very productive matinee program Monday at Miami Valley Raceway thanks to a seven-win performance....read on

Three New Cases Of Equine Herpes

January 29, 2018:

On Monday, the Meadows Standardbred Owners Association announced that three more horses have tested positive for EVH at The Meadows....read on

‘Derby Day Party’ Details

January 29, 2018:

Tickets are now on sale for Woodbine’s exclusive ‘Derby Day Party’ celebrating the first jewel of the U.S. Triple Crown on the first Saturday in May....read on

‘Candygirl’ Making Things Sweet

January 29, 2018:

“When you put your heart and soul, and pocketbook, into the business, you hope for success. When you do achieve it, it’s most satisfying. Just having horses that are able to compete at the top level is rewarding.”...read on

Theodore ‘Ted’ Colby Passes

January 29, 2018:

Standardbred breeder/owner Theodore S. 'Ted' Colby, 78, passed away suddenly as a result of an accident in Bronxville, NY....read on

Saratoga Gearing Up For 2018 Season

January 29, 2018:

Saratoga Casino Hotel will be holding the initial qualifiers for its 2018 racing season....read on

Zeron Mount Drops Seven Seconds

January 29, 2018:

Australian-bred Waikiki Beach, who had gained a stellar reputation racing in New Zealand, made his North American debut at Pompano Park on Sunday (January 28) and scored for Scott Zeron in 1:51.4 in the $11,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Carolyn MacGregor Passes

January 29, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that well known Maritimes Standardbred breeder/owner Carolyn Rosara MacGregor (Clark) of Milton, PEI passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Sunday, January 21 at the age of 85....read on

OHHA General Meeting This Saturday

January 29, 2018:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association’s annual general meeting is scheduled for this coming Saturday (February 3) at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale Hotel....read on

Raceway Ambulances Make The News

January 29, 2018:

Sudbury Downs in Ontario and the Gold Coast Racecourse in Australia have both made the news for the same reason – their ambulances – although the reason why the vehicles have hit the mainstream media couldn’t be more different....read on

Western Fair’s Caretaker Finalists

January 29, 2018:

The Raceway at Western Fair District has announced its five finalists for 2017 Caretaker of the Year. They will be recognized at the annual awards night on Saturday, February 17....read on

Whipping Analysis Goes High Tech

January 29, 2018:

The use of the whip has been a hot topic of discussion in the harness racing industry for years. It can be argued that scrutiny in regard to whip use has never been higher than what it is right now. Although, a new product has hit the market that could see that scrutiny go through the roof....read on

“She Never Gives You A Bad Race”

January 29, 2018:

“I’ll probably start her back at the end of the month. She came out of the campaign well. I’ve never trained a horse like her. She never gives you a bad race.”...read on

Flamboro Preferred To Avatartist

January 28, 2018:

Avatartist closed out Sunday night's harness racing program at Flamboro Downs, winning the $8,500 Preferred 3 Pace with Jason Ryan catch-driving....read on

G Ts Jamie Wins Mares Open At Fraser

January 28, 2018:

G Ts Jamie ($5.60) continued her consistent run of top finishes since joining the Jim Marino stable last fall with a victory in Sunday afternoon's $12,000 Open Pace for fillies and mares at Fraser Downs....read on

November Rain Takes Wilson Pace

January 28, 2018:

Peter Kouchis, Terry Leonard and Dandy Farms Inc.’s November Rain emerged victorious in Saturday night’s $25,000 Tim Wilson Sr. Pace Final at Hawthorne Race Course. The morning line and post time favourite took the lead soon after the start and never relinquished it....read on

O'Brien Awards Handicapping Contest

January 28, 2018:

The 2017 O’Brien Awards are just around the corner, and we can’t wait to see who will be unveiled as this year’s champions!....read on

Totally Kissed Sweeps Ohio Series

January 28, 2018:

Ontario invader Totally Kissed and driver Jason Brewer topped Get Around Town and Bet The Moon to capture the $40,000 championship final of the Claim To Fame Series for $30,000 claimers at Miami Valley Raceway on Sunday afternoon (January 28)....read on

Yonkers Guaranteed Pool Monday

January 28, 2018:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have issued a notice in regard to a carryover and guaranteed poll that will be in effect for the track’s Monday (January 29) program of live racing....read on

'Happenstance' Tops At Yonkers

January 28, 2018:

A start-to-finish NF Happenstance (Jack Parker Jr., $14) just lasted on Sunday afternoon (January 28) at Yonkers Raceway, as she won the $50,000 Open Handicap Trot over ‘sloppy’ going....read on

Indian Fever Passes

January 28, 2018:

Webb Stables of Defiance, Ohio, has reported that the Ohio pacing stallion Indian Fever p,3,1:52.1f ($432,206) passed away this past Friday (January 26) of natural causes at the age of 23....read on

Carlton Chamberlin Passes

January 28, 2018:

Standardbred breeder/owner Carlton Chamberlin passed away peacefully on January 13....read on

USTA District 4-B Meets

January 28, 2018:

The USTA District 4-B meeting was held Saturday (January 27) at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Madison in conjunction with the Wisconsin Harness Horse Association (WHHA) annual meeting and banquet....read on

‘February Frolic’ Details Announced

January 28, 2018:

The Auxiliary of Goshen Historic Track is at it again. The organization is striving to ‘Preserve the Tradition’ of harness racing at the world's oldest active harness racing track....read on

Indiana Auction Details

January 28, 2018:

A harness racing equipment and horse trailers auction will be held at the Jay County Fairgrounds in Portland, Indiana, in Bubp Hall (located behind the grandstand) on Saturday, February 3 at 10 a.m....read on

Readly Express Wins Prix D'Amérique

January 28, 2018:

After a one-on-one showdown with the great Bold Eagle through the lane, the Björn Goop-driven Readly Express still had enough to dig in and fend off his foe in deep stretch while capturing the 2018 Prix d’Amerique at Vincennes in France on Sunday (January 28)....read on

London Gaming Expansion Update

January 28, 2018:

Rob Mitchell, spokesman with Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, has said that his company is embracing the opportunity to partake in public meetings to showcase his company’s plans for casino expansion in London....read on

Orillia Joe Wins Yonkers Open

January 28, 2018:

Orillia Joe kept the form spree going Saturday, Jan. 27, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Endeavor Upsets 'Big M' Preferred

January 27, 2018:

Up in class, Endeavor received a pristine trip, capitalizing at odds of 12-1 to take the $20,000 Preferred Handicap at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Saturday, Jan. 27....read on

American Virgin Claims Preferred; Moreau Wins Three

January 27, 2018:

Brushing to the top moving into the final turn, American Virgin narrowly held off early pacesetter and late pocket-popper Nirvana Seelster to win the $34,000 Preferred Pace on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Page Sweeps Miami Features

January 27, 2018:

Driver Chris Page piloted R Gauwitz Hanover to victory $35,000 final of the Claim To Fame Series for $20,000 claimers and Angelo J Fra in the $25,000 Open Handicap Pace on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

Osprey Vision Scores At Buffalo

January 27, 2018:

Osprey Vision held off all challengers in the $9,500 Open Trot on a rainy night at Buffalo Raceway Saturday, Jan. 27, winning at 9-2 over Fox Valley Veto in 2:02.4....read on

EHV Forces Meadows Cancellations

January 27, 2018:

The races for Monday (Jan. 29), Tuesday (Jan. 30), and Wednesday (Jan. 31) at The Meadows have been cancelled due to a quarantine related to the equine herpes virus (EHV)....read on

Tainsh Jr. Wins Five At Northlands

January 27, 2018:

Driver William Tainsh Jr. visited the winner's circle five times on the 12-race matinee at Northlands Park on Saturday, Jan. 27....read on

Dont Rush Wins Meadows Feature

January 27, 2018:

Dont Rush got the jump on his stablemate, Lars Perry, and had little trouble holding him off late to capture Saturday’s feature at The Meadows, an $11,500 Conditioned Trot....read on

'King' Campbell Continues His Reign

January 27, 2018:

The fact that some of harness racing’s greatest horseman have hailed from Prince Edward Island makes Marc Campbell’s continued provincial dominance even more impressive as it continued Saturday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Bold Eagle Seeks Historic Win

January 27, 2018:

While not as "snappy" as he was this time a year ago, the driver of Bold Eagle feels his horse can make history and win his third consecutive Prix d'Amerique this Sunday (January 28)....read on

Storybook Year For Maxime Velaye

January 27, 2018:

"Considering I didn't win a race until June, it turned out to be an incredible year. Everything just clicked in August."...read on

SC Rewind: Reading The Results

January 27, 2018:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls the time when printed race results were an important piece of information to everyone involved in harness racing....read on

Meadowlands Rejects Meadows Horses

January 27, 2018:

After consulting New Jersey State veterinarians regarding to the EHV quarantine situation at The Meadows, The Meadowlands Racetrack shall not accept entries on any horse that has raced at or been stabled on the grounds of The Meadows since January 10, 2018 until further notice....read on

Cloverdale Elims Featured At Fraser

January 27, 2018:

Trainer Kelly Hoerdt nearly pulled off a sweep of the top spots in the $7,500 Cloverdale Pace eliminations on Friday night (January 26) at Fraser Downs, but the Randy Rutledge-trained four-year-old Mach Steady got up to score a mild upset....read on


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