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Lutz Trainees Triple At Century Downs

August 16, 2015:

Veteran trainer Glenn Lutz enjoy a productive day at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino on Saturday as his stable scored three wins on the 10-race card....read on

Another Speedy Score For JK Panache

August 16, 2015:

Just two weeks ago, JK Panache (by Art Major) matched the track record for aged gelding pacers at Saratoga Casino and Raceway with an Open score in 1:50.1. On Saturday night, the Dave Dewhurst trainee came up just a fifth of a second shy of his own mark as he romped in the $18,000 Open Pace with Wally Hennessey in the sulky....read on

Forty Five Red Equals Yonkers' Fastest

August 16, 2015:

What started out as a 'mundane' Yonkers Raceway Saturday night wound up lending itself to any number of stories and sidebars....read on

Inspired Art Extends St. John's Streak

August 16, 2015:

Inspired Art extended his win streak to nine as he overpowered his Preferred rivals once again on Saturday at St. John's Racing and Entertainment Centre....read on

Kawartha Honours Hughes' Achievement

August 15, 2015:

Trainer Rod Hughes, best known as the trainer and co-owner of San Pail, the 2011 Horse of the Year in Canada and the U.S., notched his 100th training win on Saturday at Kawartha Downs....read on

Cobble Beach Dominates Open Pacers

August 15, 2015:

Cobble Beach ($6.80) and driver John Cummings Jr. led all the way to win the $9,500 Open Pace feature at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Aug. 15)....read on

Dragin The Wagon Wins Walker Memorial

August 15, 2015:

It was a perfect night for racing and a large crowd enjoyed the 41st annual Walker Memorial Trot won by Dragin The Wagon on Saturday at Hanover Raceway....read on

Fillies Secure Spots In PA Finals

August 15, 2015:

Imagine Dragon and the Canadian-owned Momas Got A Gun both punched their tickets to the $350,000 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Championship for three-year-old pacing fillies on September 5 with strong victories in $191,609 fourth and final round preliminary action Saturday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Crombie A Sets Record In First Trial

August 15, 2015:

Driver Brad Forward and trainer Rene Allard, the winning connections of the 2014 Sobeys Gold Cup & Saucer, teamed up with Australian import Crombie A to set a new track record of 1:50.3 in this year's first trial on Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Shamballa Streaks To Preferred Win

August 15, 2015:

Shamballa unleashed another late burst of speed to rally from last to first for his fifth consecutive victory in Mohawk Racetrack's $34,000 Preferred Pace on Saturday night....read on

Freshmen In Quebec Series Sunday

August 15, 2015:

The future equine stars of harness racing will be in the limelight at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday with the opening round of the $200,000 Quebec-Bred Series for two-year-old pacing colts and fillies....read on

Kawartha Announces Schedule Change

August 15, 2015:

Due to the NASCAR race at Kawartha Downs on September 19, the racetrack will be closed for training from September 14 to 22....read on

SC Rewind: PEI's Old Home Week

August 15, 2015:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes readers on a trip to Prince Edward Island, a great hotbed of harness racing and an area often referred to as 'The Kentucky of The North.'...read on

Takter Seeks Prix D'Été Repeat

August 15, 2015:

“There is no way that I am not sending a horse to the Hippodrome 3R and try and win the Prix d’Été again.”...read on

Where Is JK Shesalady?

August 15, 2015:

While last Saturday’s Hambletonian Day card featured some of the top horses in North America, one horse -- not just any horse, a North America-wide Horse of the Year -- was conspicuously absent from names competing on the stakes-stacked afternoon....read on

Filion Doubles With Grassroots Fillies

August 15, 2015:

Current Ontario Sires Stakes leading driver Sylvain Filion collected two more trophies as three-year-old pacing fillies invaded Mohawk Racetrack on Friday night to compete in five $18,000 Grassroots divisions....read on

Lutetium Keeps Batavia Record Intact

August 15, 2015:

He’s three-for-three at the current meet and continues to win at will. Lutetium wired his foes on Friday night (Aug. 14) in the $10,000 Open Trot feature at Batavia Downs....read on

P.E.I. Feature To Forever Paradise

August 15, 2015:

Forever Paradise earned his third consecutive victory at Charlottetown Driving Park in Friday night's $2,350 Preferred 2 Pace, giving Gilles Barrieau his third driving win on the Old Home Week program....read on

Bound For Fame Strikes Late In Open Trot

August 15, 2015:

A first-over bid into a fast pace would be enough for Bound For Fame in Friday (August 14) evening's $14,000 Open Trot at Tioga Downs, as he was able to overpower his five rivals for a 1:54.3 victory....read on

Posterity Dominates Freshman Fillies

August 15, 2015:

Four New York Sire Stakes events for two-year-old trotting fillies headlined Friday (August 14) evening's card at Vernon Downs, and Lucky Chucky filly Posterity ($7.30) proved most impressive among the quartet of winners....read on

Record Win Highlights Henry's Night

August 15, 2015:

Grand River Raceway hosted Ontario Sires Stakes Fan Celebration Night on Friday and fans that placed their trust in driver Trevor Henry did a whole lot of celebrating....read on

Dobre Povedane Triples In Stallion Series

August 14, 2015:

Dobre Povedane became a three-time Pennsylvania Stallion Series winner during the fourth and final preliminary round for three-year-old pacing fillies Friday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, while Mezzanine Hanover, who had been unbeaten in her three series starts to date, had to settle for third in the other division to the $355,000 yearling Bodacious....read on

At Press Time Takes Meadows Preferred

August 14, 2015:

Third over in the cover flow, At Press Time was widest and fastest through the lane as he captured Friday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

No Racing August 21 At Grand River

August 14, 2015:

Grand River Raceway is issuing a reminder that the track will not host live racing on Friday, August 21. (Racing is scheduled for August 17 and 19.)...read on

Milstein Record For Wiggle It Jiggleit

August 14, 2015:

Wiggle It Jiggleit rebuffed a challenge from rival Wakizashi Hanover en route to setting a new track record for three-year-old male pacers in the $405,000 Carl Milstein Memorial on Friday night at Northfield Park....read on

JK Endofanera Wins Dan Patch

August 14, 2015:

JK Endofanera rallied wide into the stretch and swept past the duelling leaders from the five-horse Ron Burke brigade to win the $307,500 Dan Patch Free-For-All Pace on Friday night at Hoosier Park....read on

Krispy Apple Matches Yonkers Record

August 14, 2015:

They finally solved Cinamony (George Brennan) Friday night, as it was 17-10 favourite Krispy Apple (Jason Bartlett, $5.40) winning Yonkers Raceway’s $48,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

All-Stakes Sunday Set For Tioga

August 14, 2015:

While two and three-year-old trotters will contest 11 combined divisions of the Arthur Tompkins Memorial Stakes on Sunday (August 16) at Tioga Downs, New York-sired three-year-old pacers--15 colts and geldings; 21 fillies--will try to earn their way into next week's Empire Breeders Classics finals....read on

Father Patrick Retired

August 14, 2015:

The connections of Father Patrick have announced that the four-year-old Dan Patch and O'Brien Award-winning trotter has been officially retired....read on

Jan Filer Passes

August 14, 2015:

Jan H. Filer, 70, of Batavia, NY, a well known Standardbred driver and trainer, passed away at his residence on August 4, 2015....read on

Maritimes’ Elite At Old Home Week

August 14, 2015:

The best two and three-year-old pacers and trotters from the Maritimes will be showcased during Old Home Week harness racing action at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park over the next week....read on

Clinton Teams With Sunshine Foundation

August 14, 2015:

Sunday August 23 is a date that families in the Clinton area wait for all season long. It’s a day where kids and adults descend on Clinton Raceway for an afternoon of fun, activity and, of course, live harness racing....read on

Another Standardbred Shows Versatility

August 14, 2015:

Charlene Sharpe is doing what she loves to do. The full-time reporter who works for the Dispatch newspaper of Berlin, Md. is moonlighting by showing and racing horses. She is having a great time, along with being successful....read on

Red Shores Post Time Change

August 14, 2015:

Officials with the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission have informed Trot Insider that a post time change has been granted for an upcoming program of live racing at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Commission Allows McCabe Appeal

August 14, 2015:

On Friday, August 14, the Ontario Racing Commission released its ruling in regard to the appeal and request for hearing of horseman Andrew McCabe....read on

Racing, Gilligan's Island, And A Goat

August 14, 2015:

The framers of the inaugural International Trot in 1959 could not have been more pleased with the way it was received and that over 48,000 fans attended the race spoke volumes alone. However, all involved were even more delighted with the race’s second edition at Roosevelt Raceway in 1960....read on

A Race You Can't Win Enough

August 14, 2015:

“You don’t know until the race is run, we never look at the race for who we’re going up against because every race is a race, you never know the outcome. That’s what makes racing so exciting. Sure, we’ll be the underdog, no question about it but we will be competitive.”...read on

Freshmen Flaunt Talent At Rideau

August 14, 2015:

Rideau Carleton Raceway fans were treated to six outstanding battles by the two-year-old pacing colts on Thursday evening as the province’s best Grassroots and Gold Series competitors brought their 'A' game to the Ottawa oval....read on

Airman Batten Is Back on Course

August 13, 2015:

It was a typical Thursday evening at Hoosier Park with a series of Indiana Sires Stakes eliminations, but the crowd, horsemen and employees alike awaited the 11th race with bated breath for there was a particular black colt they had waited for nearly 10 months to see....read on

Hambletonian Stars Ohio-Bound?

August 13, 2015:

The top two finishers in last weekend’s $1.2 Hambletonian, Pinkman and Mission Brief, are both eligible for Grand Circuit action at the Delaware County Fairgrounds....read on

Faves Upended In New York Sires

August 13, 2015:

Yonkers Raceway Thursday night hosted the New York Sire Stakes' Joe Goldstein Trot for three-year-old fillies....read on

Hudon Celebrates 4,000th Win

August 13, 2015:

New York Nightmare left little doubt he was much the best in his Thursday evening assignment at Mohawk Racetrack, and that was music to the ears of driver Phil Hudon who celebrated a milestone score in the process....read on

WISH-TV To Air Dan Patch

August 13, 2015:

WISH-TV’s partnership with Centaur Gaming will continue with a special broadcast of Friday's 22nd edition of the $300,000 Dan Patch Stakes, a race featuring the best in the sport of harness racing at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, during the 10:00 p.m. news hour....read on

Rookie Fillies Impress At Harrah's Philly

August 13, 2015:

Three divisions of PASS events for two-year-old filly trotters were contested Thursday afternoon at Harrah's Philadelphia, with each division going for a purse of approximately $78,000....read on

Miller High On Love Matters

August 13, 2015:

“Knock on wood, he’s been good so far. You can’t brag too much, you’ll get in trouble, but he’s really a nice colt. He’s done everything we’ve asked of him.”...read on

Juvenile Fillies To Invade Vernon Friday

August 13, 2015:

Twenty-nine talented two-year-old trotting fillies are set to take to Vernon Downs on Friday evening for a quartet of New York Sire Stakes events which will offer a total of $109,500 in purses....read on

Teague Discusses Wiggle It Jiggleit

August 13, 2015:

Days removed from seeing his stable star, Wiggle It Jiggleit, be handed the first off-the-board finish of his career, the gelding’s owner, George Teague Jr., has commented on the trip and how the strapping bay has rebounded this week....read on

Sudbury Horse Contracts West Nile Virus

August 13, 2015:

Officials with Sudbury & District Health Unit have announced that a horse in the city of Greater Sudbury has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNv)....read on

Dion's Hambletonian Day 'Memory'

August 13, 2015:

René Dion won’t soon forget his first trip to the Hambletonian....read on

Undefeated Filly Boasts Star Power

August 13, 2015:

“When other trainers come up to you and say if they had to lose to anyone they are glad it was her because we deserve it is an indescribable feeling.”...read on


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