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Mixed Sale Set For Quebec

April 10, 2015:

Word comes from Quebec that a mixed sale will be held at Hippodrome 3R in two months time....read on

Missed Opportunities

April 10, 2015:

"The problem is, the Jackpot Hi-5 is only one wager. Think of the possibilities that many new wagers with guaranteed payouts would produce. What would that revenue look like if the OLG helped promote it, or sell it to the general public?"....read on

Preferred Score For Bestulldotanite

April 9, 2015:

Bestulldotanite showed no mercy to the seven foes she squared off with in Thursday’s $8,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 at Flamboro Downs, and in doing so she visited the winner’s circle for the fourth time this season....read on

Record Mile For Sonofa Sizzle

April 9, 2015:

Sonofa Sizzle edged Smoking Joey to win Thursday’s $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund final for three-year-old filly pacers in a stakes record-breaking time of 1:50.2 at Dover Downs....read on

E L Love Still Undefeated

April 9, 2015:

With wins last season at The Raceway at Western Fair District and Flamboro Downs, E L Love chalked up her first-over win on the WEG circuit and she picked up a new lifetime mark of 1:59.4 in the process for trainer/driver Riina Rekila....read on

Ms. Miller On A Roll

April 9, 2015:

Hannah Miler, the 23-year-old daughter of top trainer Erv Miller, is showing the racing world that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and she is making a name for herself in a sport dominated by men....read on

Well-Bred Trotters Set To Qualify

April 9, 2015:

Brothers to a past Hambletonian winner and a recent Hambletonian favourite headline a group of 2015 Hambletonian hopefuls scheduled to qualify Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Meet And Greet Rescheduled

April 9, 2015:

Spring storms have forced the Standardbred Retirement Foundation's meet and greet that was originally scheduled for Friday, April 10 to be rescheduled to Saturday, April 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m....read on

Ont.-Owned Colt Wins Big Stateside

April 9, 2015:

Political Foe posted a 1:56.4 victory in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund final for three-year-old colt and gelding trotters on Tuesday (April 7) at Dover Downs.

Trainer Eddie Dennis was in the sulky as the son of Political Briefing-Paris Filly scored by two lengths over Perfect Vangogh (Tony Morgan) with Go Byem (Les Givens) third....read on

Larry Barnett Passes

April 9, 2015:

Horseman Larry Wright Barnett, 77, of Warrensburg, Ill., passed away on April 5 at Decatur Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family....read on

Jailer Looking To Lock Up A Win

April 9, 2015:

Jailer heads into Cal Expo’s Saturday program riding a two-race winning streak for Rick Bertrand, who drives, trains and co-owns the four-year-old trotter with Doug Flores....read on

Chaplaincy May Get ‘Lucky’ On Saturday

April 9, 2015:

A $1-million purse will be up for grabs this Saturday (April 11) when Madefromlucky, the only Thoroughbred member of the ‘Stable of Horses That God Loves,’ breaks from Post 4 in the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas....read on

Big M Contest Qualifier Saturday

April 9, 2015:

The Meadowlands Racetrack’s card of live racing this Saturday night (April 11) offers 13 ‘pari-mutuel puzzles’ aching to be solved by the horseplayer, and the timing could not be better. Saturday is also the date for the ‘Last Chance’ qualifying event for the $50,000 World Harness Handicapping Championship contest hosted by the Meadowlands....read on

New York Marketing Alliance Announced

April 9, 2015:

Empire City Casino, Saratoga Casino and Raceway, and Batavia Downs/Western Off-Track Betting Corporation have announced that they are forming a unique and unprecedented alliance....read on

Balmoral Stakes Return Saturday

April 9, 2015:

State-bred pacing fillies will get the 2015 stakes season underway at Balmoral Park on Saturday, April 11, as a field of eight sophomores will line up behind the gate for the $8,000 Direct Balance Stakes, which has been carded as Race 12 on the program....read on

Racing Analyst Gets Fired Right Up

April 9, 2015:

A horse racing analyst has turned into a bit of an internet sensation this week, as footage of him ‘encouraging’ a horse through the homestretch from his broadcasting set has been making the rounds online....read on

Cobalt Discussions In Ohio

April 9, 2015:

It has been reported that the Ohio State Racing Commission and horsepeople’s groups in the state are working on developing limits on cobalt levels in racehorses....read on

Condren Getting It Done Down South

April 9, 2015:

Live racing on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit has moved back to Mohawk Racetrack, thus many familiar faces will be returning to the Campbellville, Ont. oval. One of those regulars, Steve Condren, will not be at the picturesque oval on opening day, as he is currently down in the United States winning Opens....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #8

April 9, 2015:

"Guys wait a lifetime for one of these types of colts, but these guys have two. It's quite phenomenal, I think....These two colts would be an asset to any barn."...read on

Meadows’ $10K Friday Pick 4 Guarantee

April 9, 2015:

On Friday, April 10, the Meadows will offer a $10,000 total-pool guarantee for its Pick 4 wager....read on

Mohawk Opener Makes Headlines

April 9, 2015:

"It will be interesting because the last many, many years we opened at Mohawk around the long weekend in May, so this will be a test and we'll see how we do the next six or seven weeks."...read on

Dress For Success Undefeated In Series

April 8, 2015:

Dress For Success remained undefeated in Bobby Weiss Series competition with an easy victory in one of two $15,000 divisions of the third leg for trotting females Wednesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Kennel Buddy Cruises In Preferred

April 8, 2015:

Kennel Buddy delivered as the 4-5 favourite in Wednesday night's $7,500 Preferred 3 Trot at The Raceway at the Western Fair District with a wire-to-wire victory....read on

Totally Rusty Triumphs In Delaware Final

April 8, 2015:

Totally Rusty was totally awesome winning the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Three-Year-Old Filly Pace in a near event-record breaking 1:51.3 victory over a 'sloppy' track on Wednesday, April 8 at Dover Downs....read on

Ugly Betty Overcomes All Obstacles

April 8, 2015:

Ugly Betty seemed up against it. Battling rain, sloppy track conditions and the dreaded outside post position, Ugly Betty was more than up for the challenge....read on

Series Named For Ontario-Bred Begins

April 8, 2015:

She Glides, the 1-2 favourite, powered to the lead at the quarter and drew off to triumph by 12 and a half lengths in 1:56.3, the fastest in Wednesday’s opening leg of the Daylon Miracle Trot for three-year-old fillies at The Meadows....read on

Opening Card At Red Shores Delayed

April 8, 2015:

Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park will be moving the opening night of the live harness racing season in Charlottetown to Saturday, May 2....read on

Memorandum On Wagering Information

April 8, 2015:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has issued a memorandum to provincial regulatory bodies, the Canadian horse racing industry and horsepersons’ groups in regard to the steps that now have to be taken in order for the CPMA to be able to release information relating to tracks' wagering data....read on

Rocklamation To Race This Year

April 8, 2015:

“The owners have decided to abandon her breeding plans and race her the entire year. I’m very happy about that decision.”...read on

Elitlopp Trip Is Up For Grabs

April 8, 2015:

Interested in a trip to Solvalla, Sweden to see the Elitlopp and a full weekend of harness racing? The Standardbred Retirement Foundation will be making it happen for someone very soon....read on

Mohawk Meet Kicks Off Thursday

April 8, 2015:

The 2015 Mohawk Racetrack meet is set to get underway this Thursday (April 9) for a 52nd season of live racing....read on

Owner Relishing Special Stakes Colt

April 8, 2015:

“Sometimes things come together. You never know how they’re going to work. Harness racing is one of those things that you have to do for love before you do it for money. This is one of those times when you get something special, and special doesn’t mean having to be the best, but special in the fact we have this opportunity.”...read on

Woodbine Jackpot Pick 6 Announced

April 8, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced the addition of an exciting new wager to its daily betting menu....read on

Mohawk Qualifiers Moved To Friday

April 8, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group would like to inform horsepeople that this week’s qualifying session at Mohawk Racetrack has been moved to Friday morning....read on

Representing The Breed At Can-Am

April 8, 2015:

This past weekend at Can-Am Equine Expo, the Standardbred was on stage for many to see as part of the SSG Extravaganza HorsePower Live Show and Breeder Showcase....read on

Running Aces' Simulcast Area Renovated

April 8, 2015:

Officials with Running Aces Casino & Racetrack have announced that the simulcast section of the facility’s floor plan has been reinvented in time for the upcoming season of live harness racing at the track, which will get underway on June 6....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

April 8, 2015:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly story recapping and previewing Grand Circuit races....read on

The Million-Dollar Master

April 8, 2015:

"By the end of 2016, John Campbell could reach the $300 million mark in lifetime earnings -- an unparalleled accomplishment in horse racing, something yet to be achieved by a driver or a jockey. It's a testament to his skill and longevity, but also a testament to his class."...read on

$40k Guarantee For Northfield Pick 4

April 7, 2015:

Northfield Park has announced it will offer a $40,000 Pick-4 total pool guarantee to its Wednesday, April 8 program....read on

Chalk City In Weiss Series

April 7, 2015:

Four of the first five winners at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Tuesday night paid the 5 cents to a dollar legal minimum profit in winning, including three visitors to Victory Lane during $15,000 third round series action of the Bobby Weiss Series – with the quartet tallying by a combined 21 lengths....read on

'Angelo' In A Pari-Mutuel Puzzler

April 7, 2015:

Dismissed at a lush 32-1, Angelo J Fra blew up the tote board Tuesday at The Meadows when he brushed wide through the line to capture an opening-leg division of the Visible Gold Pace....read on

The Stable That McWicked Loves

April 7, 2015:

Trainer Casie Coleman has provided Trot Insider with a brief update on Dan Patch and O’Brien Award winner McWicked, while the bay’s owner, Ed James, has announced that the four-year-old will be part of an upstart trend that has really caught on so far in 2015....read on

London Feature To Resistance Futile

April 7, 2015:

Resistance Futile was one of seven pacers on the gate for this week’s edition of the $11,000 Preferred 2 at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and he proved to be a cut above the rest in the main event....read on

A Dress To Say ‘Yes’ To

April 7, 2015:

Imagine saying ‘yes to the dress’ and ending up with a horse – not just a regular horse, but a talented trotter that is proving to be quite the shrewd purchase....read on

Woodbine’s Per-Race Handle Up

April 7, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that per-race handle for the 2014-15 Woodbine Standardbred Fall-Winter meet, which concluded on Monday, April 6, was up in comparison to the same period during 2013-14....read on

Northfield Announces 2015 Stakes Slate

April 7, 2015:

As the Ohio weather changes for the better, harness fans can start focusing on some exciting racing events slated this year at Northfield Park....read on

Hall Of Fame's 2015 Inductees

April 7, 2015:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2015 inductees. A total of 10 horses and people have been elected to the Hall of Fame....read on

Foiled Again ‘Scratched’ Out Of Leg

April 7, 2015:

If you were planning on checking out Foiled Again race this weekend in the fourth round of the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series at Yonkers Raceway, you’d better change your plans....read on

Idaho Gov. Vetos Instant Racing Ban

April 7, 2015:

The horse racing industry in Idaho is breathing a collective sigh of relief after Governor Butch Otter opted to veto a piece of legislation which called for a ban of Instant Racing machines in the state....read on

Sunshine Meadows Sale Underway

April 7, 2015:

Sunshine Meadows’ inaugural live online sale is currently underway until 2 p.m. today (Tuesday, April 7)....read on


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