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Woodbine And Alliance Payments Due

March 12, 2015:

The deadline for nominations to several Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and Alliance racetrack stakes events is quickly approaching....read on

$1 Million Winning Ticket On Rainbow 6

March 12, 2015:

Gulfstream Park's 20-cent Rainbow 6 Jackpot was hit for a $1,079,444.22 payoff Thursday....read on

Levy, Matchmaker Eligibles Announced

March 12, 2015:

Yonkers Raceway has announced the list of eligibles for the 2015 edition of the George Morton Levy Memorial and Blue Chip Matchmaker....read on

Rideau Date Amendment Approved

March 12, 2015:

It has been announced that the director of the Ontario Racing Commission has approved the application for amendment to the 2015 race date schedule made by Rideau Carleton Raceway Holdings Ltd. for Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Imported Blanket For St. Patrick’s Race

March 12, 2015:

The winning horse and owner in Saturday’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Pace will be in for a special treat at Freehold Raceway. The winning connections will receive a unique blanket that has been hand-delivered right from Ireland....read on

Guarantee Added To Jackpot Hi-5

March 12, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that with the last-race Jackpot Super Hi-5 pool featuring a carryover of $161,277, if there is one winning ticket and the last-race jackpot is hit, the payout will be guaranteed to be $200,000....read on

Lofty Comparisons For ‘Wiggle It’

March 12, 2015:

For the most part, racehorses have to be pretty special in order to receive the feature-story treatment by industry publications. When the racehorse is compared to one of the best competitors to ever look through a bridle, well, it gets two feature stories written about it in the same day....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Reminds Teague Of Rainbow Blue

March 12, 2015:

Wiggle It Jiggleit will face the starting gate in the $58,000 final of the William ‘Buddy’ Gilmour Series this Saturday night (March 14) at the Meadowlands Racetrack as a prohibitive favourite. In fact, he has been installed as the 1-5 morning line choice....read on

“He Doesn’t Have A Flaw Right Now”

March 12, 2015:

It didn’t take long for driver Montrell Teague to determine Wiggle It Jiggleit was different....read on

Wagering Bill Passes Senate Committee

March 12, 2015:

It has been reported that an Indiana Senate Committee has passed a piece of legislation that calls for state residents to be able to place wagers on horse races online....read on

‘Ultimate Dance’ Deadline Saturday

March 12, 2015:

Ever wonder what it would be like to browse Diamond Creek’s yearling consignment with an extra $10,000 in your back pocket? Name Diamond Creek’s first A Rocknroll Dance foal and find out....read on

Wilkinson Dishes About ‘Cheesecake’

March 12, 2015:

It took him 12 stabs and he waited until the last big dance, but Tony Cheesecake got his overdue stakes trophy last weekend with James Kennedy in the sulky behind the Junior Wilkinson trainee....read on

New Classes Offered At The Meadowlands

March 12, 2015:

There are a few new wrinkles to point out in next week's condition sheet at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Jack Leonard Passes

March 12, 2015:

Horseman Jack Leonard, 84, who raced coast-to-coast in the United States and trained the one-time world champion Bandelier, passed away on March 4 in Gainesville, Florida, following a period of ill health....read on

Notice Regarding Foal Applications

March 12, 2015:

In our continued effort to support environmentally-friendly benefits to members, Standardbred Canada's 2015 Applications for Foal Registration will not be mailed out this year and paper applications will be printed by request only....read on

Secretaries On Winter Challenges

March 12, 2015:

Ontario race secretaries Ian Fleming and Scott McKelvie have discussed the challenges surrounding the carding of races during what has been a brutal winter in the province....read on

Western Fair Qualifiers Cancelled

March 12, 2015:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District in London, Ont. have announced that the track’s qualifying session scheduled for this Friday morning (March 13) has been cancelled....read on

Interest In Shebestingin Sold

March 12, 2015:

Recently-retired world champion Shebestingin has added new owners, and those new connections have confirmed breeding plans for 2015....read on

Nothinbutanallstar Wins Pompano Open

March 11, 2015:

Trotters highlighted the midweek card at Pompano Park on Wednesday night (March 11) with Nothinbutanallstar taking top honours in the $13,500 Open Handicap but having to share the spotlight with Highland Yankee in the $10,000 Open (2) Trot and the 57-1 outsider Ex King in a $9,400 supporting feature....read on

Northfield Announces Later Closers

March 11, 2015:

Northfield Park has announced the dates of three Spring Late Closing series....read on

Sutton Steers Six Winners At Miami Valley

March 11, 2015:

Red-hot Josh Sutton, Miami Valley Raceway’s leading driver who is ranked seventh in North America in 2015 wins, racked up another most impressive night over the southwest Ohio five-eighths mile oval on Wednesday....read on

Powerful Charger Upsets In Open

March 11, 2015:

Powerful Charger, piloted by Tim Tetrick, pulled a 10-1 upset in the $18,000 Open/Handicap Trot, the Wednesday feature at Dover Downs on March 11....read on

Under Saddle Races Announced

March 11, 2015:

Racing Under Saddle Ontario has announced the first trotting under saddle race dates on the 2015 schedule in addition to some important information about the upcoming season....read on

Wu Long, Palone Headline Meadows Card

March 11, 2015:

Wu Long made short work of her Mary Wohlmuth Memorial Trot field at The Meadows, gliding through the slop to capture her second straight series victory....read on

Hoosier Park To Open For Training

March 11, 2015:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is set to open its racetrack for training as final preparations are underway for the 22nd season of live harness racing....read on

Trotter Seeks Third Series Win

March 11, 2015:

“He just might be one of the best we’ve had. If he keeps improving like he has, you never know.”...read on

A Thoroughbred To Cheer For

March 11, 2015:

The cheers from the harness racing fraternity in Southwestern Ontario will be loud and long this Saturday when Madefromlucky heads postward in the $750,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas....read on

Hambletonian Society Payments Due

March 11, 2015:

March sustaining and nominating payments for Hambletonian Society stakes events are due Monday, March 16 and per USTA Rule 12 section 4, must be postmarked by midnight on Tuesday, March 17....read on

Indiana’s 2015 Drug Testing Details

March 11, 2015:

On Tuesday, March 10 at a public meeting, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission unveiled the details of its 2015 drug testing program....read on

Monticello Cancels Thursday Card

March 11, 2015:

Officials with Monticello Raceway have announced that the track’s scheduled card of racing for Thursday, March 12 has been cancelled....read on

Woodbine Switching Polytrack To Tapeta

March 11, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 11, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced Tapeta will be installed on Woodbine Racetrack’s one-mile main track in time for the 2016 Thoroughbred racing season....read on

Trainer Handed 25-Year Suspension

March 11, 2015:

It has been announced that a Standardbred trainer has been handed a 25-year suspension after having been found guilty of his sixth prohibited-substances offence....read on

Horse Retirement Foundation News

March 11, 2015:

Officials with the Standardbred Retirement Foundation have issued a pair of media releases – one with the details of the group’s annual golf tournament, and the other with the details of an upcoming meet and greet....read on

Commission Announces Revamped Site

March 11, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission has announced that there is a new location for comprehensive information regarding the Standardbred and Thoroughbred Improvement Programs and the Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program....read on

High Schoolers Help Promote Racing

March 11, 2015:

Columbus Exposition and Racing has teamed up with a local Nebraska high school in a collaborative effort that sees teenagers marketing the sport of horse racing as part of a school assignment....read on

Woodbine Expansion Talks Underway

March 11, 2015:

Toronto Mayor John Tory is open for renewed discussions regarding casino expansion at Woodbine Racetrack if the plans involve an entertainment destination, according to a report....read on

Murphy Comments On N.B. Lawsuit

March 11, 2015:

Brian Murphy of Forte Law Droit says that Horse Racing New Brunswick's lawsuit against the Province of New Brunswick is on track and that negotiations for a potential settlement are ongoing....read on

Meet March's Calendar Photographer

March 11, 2015:

Kirbi Pfannmuller is the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s ‘Heart of Harness Racing’ calendar photographer for March....read on

Celebrating John Manzi's Retirement

March 11, 2015:

When longtime harness aficionados think of the hardest working, most dedicated and creative publicity hound in the business, the name of John Manzi enters the conversation....read on

Wednesday Harness Cancellations

March 11, 2015:

The March thaw has claimed two scheduled programs of live racing which were scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 11....read on

Season-High Handle At Yonkers

March 10, 2015:

Yonkers Raceway’s 2015 stakes season continued Tuesday afternoon, with the opening round of the annual tribute to Teddy Roosevelt, AKA the Sagamore Hill Pacing Series....read on

Morgan Inches Closer To 15,000

March 10, 2015:

Driver Tony Morgan moved two steps closer to 15,000 wins at Dover Downs on Tuesday afternoon....read on

Delaware, Ohio Stakes Payments Due

March 10, 2015:

Two-year-old sustaining payments for the 71st edition of the Little Brown Jug, the 46th Jugette, the 64th Old Oaken Bucket (three-year-old open trot) and the 65th Buckette (three-year-old filly trot) are due March 16. These payments are for foals of 2013 and will be raced in 2016....read on

Terror Of The Nite Repeats For Burke

March 10, 2015:

Terror Of The Nite pulled the pocket down the backside but needed to survive a late challenge to capture his second straight in the Walter Russell Memorial Pace at The Meadows....read on

Shebestingin Retired

March 10, 2015:

Trainer Joe Holloway confirmed to Trot Insider that world champion pacing mare Shebestingin has been officially retired....read on

Pari-Mutuel Tax Reduction Revised

March 10, 2015:

The allocation of standardbred horse people’s share of the Pari-Mutuel Tax Reduction (PMTR) funds will be revised, following a request from the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA)....read on

First Foal For Check Me Out

March 10, 2015:

Check Me Out, the 2011 Two-Year-Old Filly Trotter of the Year and the 2012 Three-Year-Old Filly Trotter of the Year in both Canada and the U.S., had her first foal on Sunday, March 8....read on

Turcotte Hospitalized After Accident

March 10, 2015:

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte has been hospitalized after having been involved in a motor vehicle accident in New Brunswick on Monday (March 9)....read on

Western Fair Cancels Two Cards

March 10, 2015:

The Raceway at Western Fair District has been forced to cancel racing for a second consecutive night due to unsafe track conditions caused by the March thaw in London....read on

Vernon Racing Applications Due Monday

March 10, 2015:

Officials with Vernon Downs have announced that racing applications for the 2015 season are now available on the track’s website....read on


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