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Smith Celebrates 1,000th Career Win

February 12, 2015:

Driver Jeremy Smith reached the coveted 1,000 wins plateau on Thursday night at Miami Valley Raceway when he guided Eternalexpectation to a 1:58.2 score....read on

Fraser Race Gets Sponsorship

February 12, 2015:

Harness Racing B.C. announced today that Fraser Downs will host its first community business-sponsored race on Sunday, February 22....read on

Trainer: Filly Is Like A Thoroughbred

February 12, 2015:

Little Cher Amio has been something of a challenge for trainer George Reider, but the work is starting to pay off with Rick and Marlene Thomas’ Little Steven homebred as she guns for her second stakes victory on Sunday evening....read on

Kim Matthews Passes, Arrangements Set

February 12, 2015:

Longtime trainer and owner Kim Matthews of Belwood, Ont. passed away, after a battle with cancer, on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the age of 53....read on

Red Shores Barns Praised

February 12, 2015:

Veterinarian Dr. Colleen Dickie, head of the Prince Edward Island Standardbred Horse Owners Association, has given praise to the new barns at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park, stating that they have also helped the racehorses that are stable there stay sounder....read on

ORC Urges Cold-Care Vigilance

February 12, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission has advised ORC Official Veterinarians and racing officials at all racetracks to remind participants to take the necessary steps to protect the animals....read on

Delaware Ohio Meet Changes Announced

February 12, 2015:

On Thursday, February 12, officials with the Little Brown Jug issued a press release in regard to multiple stakes payments that are due February 17. The release also states there will be some minor changes for the annual racing meet at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Ohio....read on

Final Martin Litigation Dismissed

February 12, 2015:

On January 22, 2015, the Marion County Superior Court issued an Order dismissing, with prejudice, the last of the pending lawsuits filed by Eddie Martin Jr. (Martin) against the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC)....read on

Antigua Hanover Tops Mixed Sale

February 12, 2015:

Five-year-old Somebeachsomewhere broodmare prospect Antigua Hanover topped the Blooded Horse Winter Mixed Sale which was held in Delaware, Ohio on February 9 and 10....read on

Vernon Racing Applications Available

February 12, 2015:

It has been announced that racing applications for the 2015 racing season at Vernon Downs are now available on the track’s website....read on

Northfield Pool Guarantee Added

February 12, 2015:

Officials with Northfield Park have announced the addition of a $12,500 Pick-5 total pool guarantee to its program of live racing for Thursday, February 12....read on

Update For OHHA Members

February 12, 2015:

Last Saturday (February 7), the Ontario Harness Horse Association conducted a board meeting in the morning and its annual general meeting following in the afternoon. Both meetings were held at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga....read on

February Stakes Payments

February 12, 2015:

Trot Insider has collected industry press releases in regard to stakes payments that are coming due on and around February 15....read on

Ontario Sires Stakes Three-Year-Old Payments Due By February 17

February 12, 2015:

Owners of Ontario Sires Stakes-eligible three-year-olds are reminded that February 15 is the deadline for the three-year-old OSS sustaining payment of $700. However, since the 15th falls on a Sunday this year and Monday is a holiday, payments postmarked by Tuesday, February 17 will be accepted....read on

Nothinbutanallstar Repeats At Pompano

February 12, 2015:

Nothinbutanallstar, craftily driven by Mark O'Mara, was up in the very last stride to eke out a photo-finish win in Pompano Park's $12,000 Open Trot on Wednesday, February 11....read on

Update: Woodbine Cancels Thursday

February 12, 2015:

Due to extreme cold temperatures and wind chill, the Thursday, February 12 card of live Standardbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack has been cancelled....read on

Winter Racing In Canada

February 12, 2015:

"Wintertime in this part of North America will naturally have its challenges. That said, when winter racing happens, it is a real treat. I still remember spending some winter afternoons at Greenwood with my brother when I was a kid. It was a great way to break the monotony of winter in the Toronto area."....read on

Trotter A True Blessing

February 12, 2015:

“She was special, she really was. She would always give you everything she had every time she raced. We were told to put her down (following the accident) but Luca wouldn’t stand for it...It really is a miracle.”...read on

Tough Mac Wins Another Dover Open

February 11, 2015:

Tough Mac made up for a neck loss last week to win his fifth feature trot this meet and Razor Ramone won his fifth straight on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at Dover Downs. Two other win streaks came to an end during the 15-race card....read on

Series Win Part Of Big Night For Sutton

February 11, 2015:

The first leg of the Rootbeer Slammer Series, named after one of the most durable and popular open class pacers in the storied history of old Lebanon Raceway, was contested in two divisions on Wednesday night at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

Kayla Grace Wins London Debut

February 11, 2015:

Making her debut at The Raceway at the Western Fair District, four-year-old pacing mare Kayla Grace went from last at the half to first across the wire in the featured $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap on a snowy Wednesday night in London, Ont....read on

Atta Boy Dan Doubles Up At Meadows

February 11, 2015:

Atta Boy Dan surrendered the lead at the three-quarters but found another gear late as he captured his second straight in Wednesday’s $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

More 2014 O'Brien Awards Photos

February 11, 2015:

Trot Insider has compiled a second photo gallery of images from Saturday night's O'Brien Awards....read on

Monticello Cancels Thursday Card

February 11, 2015:

Officials from Monticello Raceway have announced that the track has been forced to cancel its card of live racing and its qualifying session that was scheduled for Thursday, February 12....read on

Burke On Southwind Serenity

February 11, 2015:

Trainer Ron Burke has commented on Southwind Serenity heading into this Friday’s second leg of the Burning Point Series at the Meadowlands Racetrack. In last week’s opening leg, the Real Desire mare led into the stretch before fading and finishing fifth....read on

Hall Of Fame Auction Deadline Nears

February 11, 2015:

February 14 is fast approaching and that is the last day to bid on an outstanding roster of stallions whose services have been donated to the Harness Racing Museum for the 2015 season....read on

Time Change For Woodbine Qualifiers

February 11, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group would like to advise horsepeople of a change to the start time for tomorrow's (Thursday, February 12) qualifying session at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Story Book Is On A Roll

February 11, 2015:

Story Book has yet to write his last chapter, but his most recent one is a success story....read on

SC’s Feb. 15 Stakes Payment Notice

February 11, 2015:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind owners and trainers that stakes payments are due February 15....read on

Tetrick To Warm Up In New Zealand

February 11, 2015:

Tim Tetrick is scheduled to be in the sulky in New Zealand this Friday (February 13) as a tune up for the 2015 World Driving Championship, which will take place in New South Wales, Australia, from February 21 to March 1....read on

Meadowlands Stakes Payments Due

February 11, 2015:

Nominations to all Grand Circuit races administered by the Meadowlands Racetrack have a February 15 (February 17 accepted, per USTA rule) postmark deadline....read on

El Azteca Looking To Extend Streak

February 11, 2015:

El Azteca, who has been having some great battles with Its Not Over at the head of the class at Cal Expo this season, will get away from his rival this Friday (February 13). He looms as the one to beat in the program’s $5,000 Open II Handicap Trot....read on

New Vocations Auction In Progress

February 11, 2015:

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program’s 17th annual stallion auction is currently in progress and ends at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 13....read on

Uncle Peter’s 2015 Book Now Full

February 11, 2015:

The Uncle Peter Syndicate has announced that Uncle Peter's book for the 2015 breeding season is now full....read on

Adios, Meadows Maturity Payments Due

February 11, 2015:

Officials with the Meadows would like to remind trainers and owners that payments for the 2015 Delvin Miller Adios and for two new stakes, the Meadows Maturity Trots for four-year-olds and up, are due by February 15....read on

Always B Miki Changes Trainers

February 11, 2015:

The connections of pacer Always B Miki have selected a new stable to bring back the stallion after his sophomore season was prematurely derailed in November....read on

E L Titan Book Full And Closed

February 11, 2015:

Southwind Farms has announced that first-year stallion E L Titan 2,1:53.4 ($581,351) has a full and closed book for 2015....read on

Wilder Sweeps Meadows Features

February 10, 2015:

Mistress Valentine followed Whata Donato around the track, then blew by her in the lane to capture Tuesday’s $22,500 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Meadows 'Beefs Up' Pick 5

February 10, 2015:

On Wednesday, Feb. 11, The Meadows Racetrack & Casino will offer a $5,000-guaranteed total pool for its Pick 5 wager as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

'Boomboom' Breaks Out Of A Slump

February 10, 2015:

Boomboom Ballykeel got off to an icy start to the season, but he fired it up Tuesday evening thanks to a come-from-behind tally in the $11,000 Preferred 2 Handicap at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Woodbine Stakes Payment Reminder

February 10, 2015:

The deadline for nominations to several of the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s major stakes events, including the Pepsi North America Cup, is rapidly approaching....read on

Hambletonian Society’s Stakes Payments Due

February 10, 2015:

The initial payment deadline for eligibility to more than 127 stakes events at 14 different tracks, headlined by the $1 million Hambletonian at the Meadowlands Racetrack on August 8 and the $5 million Breeders Crown events at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto on October 24, is fast approaching....read on

Commission To Meet With Vets

February 10, 2015:

Officials from the Ontario Racing Commission have announced that in the interest of ongoing dialogue with the veterinarian community, the ORC will be meeting with its licensed veterinarians Wednesday evening (February 11) in Guelph....read on

Ont. Breeders Win Document Access

February 10, 2015:

The group of Ontario's Standardbred breeders currently engaged in legal proceedings against the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. (OLG) recently received a decision in their favour from the province's Superior Court....read on

Race Wagering At NV Sports Book

February 10, 2015:

Officials from CG Technology and Silverton Casino Hotel jointly announced earlier this week that they have received approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission to accept horse race wagers at Silverton Casino Hotel's sports book....read on

Doug Gamsby Passes

February 10, 2015:

Longtime breeder-owner Doug Gamsby of Guelph, Ont. passed away at the Guelph General Hospital on Saturday, February 7 at the age of 75....read on

Big Meadowlands Carryover Thursday

February 10, 2015:

After the last race was declared official this past Saturday night (February 7) at the Meadowlands Racetrack, thanks to there being more than one winning ticket, the track’s Jackpot Super Hi-5 Carryover pool swelled to $102,498....read on

KY Committee Passes Lottery-Game Bill

February 10, 2015:

On Tuesday, February 10, Kentucky’s Senate Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations committee passed SB74 – a bill that calls for the alteration of existing state lottery laws to allow a ‘shared lottery game’ – with unanimous approval....read on

Archangel’s 2015 Book Closed

February 10, 2015:

Officials with Winbak Farm of Ontario have announced the closing of Archangel’s 2015 book of mares....read on

2014 O’Brien Voting Results

February 10, 2015:

Standardbred Canada has released the breakdown of the voting for the 2014 O'Brien Awards. The ceremony took place Saturday, February 7, 2015, at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre in Mississauga, Ontario....read on


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