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Notice For Sunday At Summerside

June 14, 2017:

The Confederation Bridge will be closed to traffic from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 18 as part of Canada’s 150th Celebrations. This could impact participants and customers planning to attend the harness racing program at Red Shores Summerside....read on

GRAS Awards Community Mini-Grants

June 14, 2017:

The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) has announced the recipients of its new Community Mini-Grant program supporting projects related to agriculture and the environment....read on

Shirt Sales To Benefit McKee Fund

June 14, 2017:

As part of a Meadowlands Racetrack fundraising initiative, racing fans can purchase #SendItIn t-shirts from eBay, with 100 percent of the net proceeds going to the McKee Fund, to benefit the family of the late Sam McKee....read on

USTA Town Hall Thursday On 'Post Time'

June 14, 2017:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by BetAmerica has announced its U.S. Trotting Association Town Hall is coming up on Thursday morning (June 15) at 10 a.m....read on

Enterprise On The Straight And Narrow

June 14, 2017:

When he first began racing, Enterprise sometimes looked for the quickest way to exit the track. Over time, though, he seems to have settled for the fastest way to the winner’s circle....read on

Finish Line Changes At Yonkers

June 14, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway is moving the finish line...for starters....read on

A Fresh Start At Kawartha Downs

June 14, 2017:

It was recently announced that Kawartha Downs’ new general manager, Orazio Valente, will be getting acquainted with track’s loyal race-goers this Saturday evening (June 17). The addition of Valente to the fold at Kawartha is one of a couple of exciting changes at the Peterborough-area track, as it has also become known that ownership of the popular raceway changed hands last month....read on

Mohawk Qualifying, Training Changes

June 14, 2017:

Officials in the Mohawk Racetrack race office would like to inform horsepeople that this week’s two-year-old qualifiers will be held on Thursday and Friday....read on

Uncharted Waters For Brian Brown

June 14, 2017:

"I can remember coming up here 20 years ago, walking through the grandstand, saw that trophy, never dreamed we'd have a shot at it. I've had a couple of others horses in eliminations, never made the final. To come in with two horses like this and have a shot at that trophy...never thought I'd be in this position but I like it."...read on

Upsetters Rule In Mohawk Grassroots

June 14, 2017:

There wasn’t a favourite to be found in Tuesday’s Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions for three-year-old filly trotters at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Don Mcwhite Dazzles At Georgian

June 13, 2017:

The betting public didn’t give Don Mcwhite much pari-mutuel love in Tuesday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 for horses and geldings, but that didn’t stop the Corey Johnson trainee from posting a 1:51 victory at odds of 14-1....read on

Pocono Feature To Princess Fabulosa

June 13, 2017:

Princess Fabulosa made her last start of the 2016 season on July 14, but the 11-month wait for her to come back to the races is now paying off in spades, as the Well Said mare is now 2-for-2 in the current campaign after taking a new lifetime mark of 1:51.2 despite a sloppy track Tuesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

‘Jodi’ Upsets In Quebec Bred Series

June 13, 2017:

The 1-5 wagering favourite Y S Suzanne saw her four-race winning streak come to an end Tuesday evening at the Hippodrome 3R as Y A Jailhouse Jodi wore her down in the stretch to pull off an upset victory in the third leg of the Quebec-Bred Series....read on

Fillies Battle In Delaware Stakes

June 13, 2017:

Three $20,000 divisions of the opening round of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund for pacing fillies were contested Tuesday at Harrington Raceway....read on

Plainridge Open To Shesjustadelight N

June 13, 2017:

Shesjustadelight N was one of the stars of Yonkers Bluechip Matchmaker Free-For-All series earlier this year after winning two legs and making the final. With a freshening month off, she’s back and rolling with a second last week in the mares Open at Yonkers and now scoring a win in the $12,000 filly and mares Open Handicap at Plainridge Park on Tuesday afternoon....read on

Vernon To Close?

June 13, 2017:

Usually horses are the ones on the clock at the racetrack, but in the case of Vernon Downs - now it’s the racetrack that finds itself on the clock....read on

Animal House At Meadowlands

June 13, 2017:

Horses will not be the only animals racing down the famed stretch of the Meadowlands Racetrack this Friday night – ostriches and camels will compete as part of the track’s annual event that regularly draws 10,000 fans to the East Rutherford facility....read on

Life’s Mark For Dirty Secret

June 13, 2017:

Dirty Secret won her second straight in characteristic rallying fashion, as she captured Tuesday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows in a career-fastest 1:54.2....read on

ID Technician On PEI

June 13, 2017:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Prince Edward Island on Tuesday, June 20 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Burke, Gingras Rave About Hannelore Hanover

June 13, 2017:

“She’s (Hannelore Hanover) vicious right now. The first start she wasn’t a hundred per cent; the second start she was better. Last week she was on cruise control. She couldn’t have done it any easier. She’s sound, she’s happy; all systems are ‘go.’”...read on

NA Cup Post Draw Complete

June 13, 2017:

The post position draw for the $1-million Pepsi North America Cup took place on Tuesday, June 13 at Mohawk Racetrack. The NA Cup will spearhead a spectacular evening of stakes racing this Saturday (June 17) at the Campbellville, Ont. oval, and the top three-year-old pacers on the continent will be the main attraction....read on

Mohawk To Host Year-Round Racing

June 13, 2017:

On Tuesday, June 13, at the post position draw for the 34th edition of the Pepsi North America Cup, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced an investment of over $10 million for Mohawk Racetrack. The venture is intended to upgrade the facility so to be exclusively dedicated to Standardbred horse racing and capable of offering the sport year round....read on

Mass. Program Expanding Interest

June 13, 2017:

Breeding competitive Standardbreds in Massachusetts goes back to the 1800s when the Boston-based New England Trotting Horse Breeders Association backed and promoted it....read on

Grand River Training Notice

June 13, 2017:

Officials with Grand River Raceway have announced that the track will be closed for training this Saturday (June 17)....read on

Miller’s NA Cup Mount Unveiled

June 13, 2017:

This past weekend, David Miller won Pepsi North America Cup eliminations with Downbytheseaside and Fear The Dragon. Trot Insider has been told who Miller will be driving in this Saturday’s $1 million final, and has also been told who will be steering the other mount....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

June 13, 2017:

"I always like to share good news stories with those who are kind enough to take the time to read this article."...read on / continuer à lire

Mohawk Main Event To P L Kahluaa

June 13, 2017:

Some nifty stick handling from Sylvain Filion was required in deep stretch for P L Kahluaa, who eventually shook loose en route to posting a career-best clocking of 1:52.2 in the featured $18,000 conditioned event for filly and mare pacers....read on

Pick-4 Guarantee To $40K At Northfield

June 12, 2017:

Officials from Northfield Park announced the track will offer a $40,000 Pick-4 total pool guarantee on Tuesday, June 13....read on

Ladies Night At Pocono

June 12, 2017:

The ladies had their turn in the spotlight on a warm Monday evening at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with Little Joke picking up her second straight win in the $14,000 distaff claiming handicap pace, and Driving Miss Crazy paying immediate dividends on a claim by leading a blanket finish in the $14,000 claiming handicap trot....read on

Quick Shot Upsets In Plainridge Open

June 12, 2017:

Although having a very solid body of work this year, Quick Shot has been lightly regarded at the windows of late. Well those who kept the faith were rewarded on Monday as the big gun fired and won the $14,000 Open Handicap pace at Plainridge Park....read on

Glamour Boys Battle In Delaware Stakes

June 12, 2017:

The opening round of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund action for three-year-old pacers at Harrington Raceway commenced Monday with three $20,000 divisions....read on

Century Downs Open To Cool Cowboy

June 12, 2017:

Cool Cowboy made a quarter-pole move to the lead in Monday’s $10,000 Open Pace at Century Downs, and once he cleared to the top it was ‘game over’ for the others....read on

Brazuca Sets Stakes Record

June 12, 2017:

Looking for a sharp prep before tackling the best in her division, Brazuca found the right spot in Monday’s Pennsylvania Stallion Series at The Meadows, where she rolled to victory in a stake-record 1:51.3....read on

Friday Return For Yonkers After Hiatus

June 12, 2017:

Tanned, rested and ready, Yonkers Raceway returns Friday, June 16 with a dozen races and the usual first post of 7:10 p.m....read on

Smith Impressed With Young Filly

June 12, 2017:

“I was very impressed. She showed the class I think she’s got. She trained down like that; I think she’s a real horse. You never know yet. But nothing bothers her. Everything that she’s done has been professional. She’s well-bred and very smart.”...read on

Duguay Comments On Y S Suzanne

June 12, 2017:

Ask any harness racing trainer what is the most difficult type of Standardbred to train and they will tell you that it’s trotting fillies and mares....read on

Future Stars Of Racing At Red Shores

June 12, 2017:

Red Shores’ Summerside Raceway and Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park will feature the Future Stars of Racing on Friday, June 23 at Summerside at 6 p.m. while Charlottetown will play host to the young talent on Saturday, June 24 at 11:00 a.m....read on

Successful Fundraiser At Bedrock

June 12, 2017:

On Sunday, June 11, Alberta horsepeople hosted a Family Fun Day fundraiser in aid of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation at Kelly Hoerdt’s Bedrock Farms in Beaumont, Alberta. The festivities marked the third consecutive year for the fundraiser, and organizers have informed Trot Insider that the day was a success....read on

Campbell’s Final U.S. Drive On July 2

June 12, 2017:

The 107th season of racing in Goshen, NY will include the final race in the United States for all-time money-winning driver John Campbell and inductions for harness racing’s finest over a long weekend from July 1-4....read on

Donations To McKee Family Invited

June 12, 2017:

The Meadowlands and the US Trotting Association are inviting horsepeople, friends, and fans to contribute to the McKee Fund to benefit the family of the late Sam McKee....read on

Handicapping Contest Update

June 12, 2017:

It has been for a while a tight race up on top of the standings and with a tie for first on Saturday (June 10) evening, Matt Rose managed to move from second to first place in the Hambletonian Society Grand Circuit Handicapping Challenge, with a total of 408.1 points, besting last week’s leader Rusty Nash, who now sits in second with a total of 397.3 points, a difference of 10.8 points....read on

Massachusetts Trot Eligibles Unveiled

June 12, 2017:

Plainridge Park has released the list of eligibles for its signature event, the $250,000 Spirit of Massachusetts Trot, which will be contested on Friday, July 28)....read on

Brown Loving The Moment

June 12, 2017:

"It's an accomplishment to have a horse that is genuinely good enough to be able to race competitively in the North America Cup… to get two of them at the level these two are is once-in-a-lifetime sort of thing."...read on

Series Action At Running Aces

June 12, 2017:

Legs of multiple racing series took place on Sunday, June 11 at Running Aces in Minnesota....read on

New Marks For Stallion Series Winners

June 11, 2017:

In this era of specializing catch-drivers, the 'trainer/driver' title is still proudly held by a few horsemen, mostly horsemen 'past the half' and usually with those focusing on trotters....read on

Copley Trainees Steal The Show

June 11, 2017:

Skyway Boomer rebuffed a stern challenge from Bali to triumph in the featured $6,500 Winners Over Handicap Pace on Sunday night (June 11) at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Bet Ya Delivers In Georgian Preferred

June 11, 2017:

Favourite Bet Ya edged out her rivals in a four-across finish to win the $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap Pace featured at Georgian Downs on Sunday night (June 11) for trainer/driver Jack Moiseyev....read on

Scholarships Awarded After Tioga Race

June 11, 2017:

Tioga Downs, the Southern Tier Harness Horsemen’s Association and the Harness Horse Breeders of NYS sponsored a scholarship race for five local high school seniors on Sunday (June 11)....read on

Mando Fun Repeats At Summerside

June 11, 2017:

Mando Fun was victorious again this week in the Sunday afternoon (June 11) feature at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Half A Billion Sets Quebec Series Record

June 11, 2017:

Sling-shotting to the lead after a torrid early pace, Half A Billion and driver Louis-Philippe Roy re-wrote the Quebec-Bred Series all-age record with an amazing 1:52.2 victory on Sunday (June 11) at the Hippodrome 3R....read on


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