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Napolitanos Steal The Show At Pocono

October 2, 2017:

George Napolitano Jr., driving the favourite, went wire-to-wire in both $18,000 featured races Sunday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, in both cases holding off a late charge by a longshot driven by his brother Anthony in what would be an outstanding day for the Napolitano boys....read on

Northfield Guarantees Monday Pick 5

October 2, 2017:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $7,500 Pick-5 total pool guarantee to its card on Monday (October 2)....read on

Buter, Napolitano Star On Simpson Day

October 2, 2017:

Drivers Tyler Buter and George Napolitano Jr. had the hot hands on a Simpson Stakes-filled Sunday afternoon (October 1) at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Crown Classic Beats The Boys At Rideau

October 1, 2017:

Crown Classic won her Rideau Carleton debut beating the boys in Sunday night's co-featured $8,550 Winners Over Handicap Trot for trainer Per Henriksen....read on

Mccovey Cove N Upsets In Photo Finish

October 1, 2017:

Mccovey Cove N and trainer/driver Jason Ryan collared pacesetter Mach Magic at the finish line for a 12-1 upset in the $10,800 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Pace featured on Sunday night's (October 1) harness racing card at Flamboro Downs....read on

Western Fair Season Kicks Off Today

October 1, 2017:

The Raceway at Western Fair District will once again offer another exciting season of live racing beginning today (Monday, October 2)....read on

Brodys Leona Upsets At Red Shores

October 1, 2017:

Sunday afternoon (October 1) was a good day to have a ticket on Brodys Leona, as she decimated her foes in the final strides to score a huge upset in the Atlantic Aged Pacing Mares final, the highlight of the all-stakes program at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Twisted Pretzel Prevails At Saratoga

October 1, 2017:

Twisted Pretzel (Crazed) is enjoying a career year at Saratoga Casino Hotel. On Sunday (October 1), the Scott Mongeon-trained trotter won for the eleventh time on the season....read on

Bali Much The Best In 3R Feature

October 1, 2017:

Hippodrome 3R’s leading driver Stephane Brosseau teamed up with Bali to capture Sunday afternoon’s (October 1) featured event, the Silver Invitational Pace....read on

Doubleshotascotch Reaches At Inverness

October 1, 2017:

John MacDonald’s Doubleshotascotch ($8.90) narrowly collared pacesetter Danny William for a 2:00.1 victory in Sunday afternoon’s (October 1) featured $1,500 winners-over pace at Inverness Raceway....read on

Preceptor Sweeps, Repeats At Truro

October 1, 2017:

Rosanne Langille’s Preceptor ($13.00) circled from last to first in the final three-eighths of a 1:58.4 mile to repeat in the featured $1,575 winners-over pacing event on Sunday (October 1) at Truro Raceway....read on

Ariana G, Filibuster Hanover Lead Bluegrass Winners

October 1, 2017:

Three-year-olds took centre stage at Lexington’s Red Mile on Sunday (October 1), with eleven Bluegrass Stakes events carrying a total of nearly $800,000 in purses. Ariana G continued her march to supremacy among sophomore trotting fillies, and Little Brown Jug winner Filibuster Hanover exacted revenge on Huntsville in a thrilling stretch duel....read on

Canadian Leaderboard Update

October 1, 2017:

Trot Insider has shared an update on the drivers and trainers leading the national standings at the three-quarter mark of the calendar year....read on

October's Calendar Photographer

October 1, 2017:

Melissa Hutchinson of Abbotsford, British Columbia is our photographer for the beautiful October image in the 2017 Heart of Harness Racing Calendar....read on

In Secret, Shane Adam Win At Yonkers

October 1, 2017:

In Secret and Shane Adam were the standouts Saturday, September 30, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 co-featured Open Handicaps....read on

Mateo Wins Western Canada Derby

October 1, 2017:

Shooting to the front from post eight, Mateo took the $138,430 Western Canada Pacing Derby in 1:53.4 on Saturday, September 30 at Northlands Park....read on

Shorelines Championship To MacDonald

October 1, 2017:

Brett MacDonald was the winner in the Shorelines Drivers’ Championship Saturday, September 30, which was the featured event on the closing program of the 2017 meet at Kawartha Downs....read on

Artful Way Wins Saratoga Open

September 30, 2017:

Artful Way rallied from off the pace to take the $18,000 Open Pace on Saturday, September 30 at Saratoga Raceway....read on

Nutcracker Sweet Quickest In Bluegrass

September 30, 2017:

Nutcracker Sweet sat the pocket as Closing Statement moved for the top, besting the 4-5 favourite in the stretch to win the second of four divisions of the $302,000 Western Ideal Bluegrass Two-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Pace....read on

Oh My Joepa Wins Vernon Open

September 30, 2017:

Oh My Joepa was victorious in the $11,400 Open Pace at Vernon Downs on Saturday, September 30....read on

Favourites Falter In Charlottetown Stakes

September 30, 2017:

Upsets were abound in divisions of the Lady Slipper and Joe O'Brien Memorial at Charlottetown Driving Park on Saturday, September 30, with only one favourite emerging victorious in stakes action....read on

Hoosier Pick 4 Guaranteed At $30K

September 30, 2017:

With a carryover in excess of $11,000, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $30,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 pool for Tuesday, October 3....read on

Pappys Pal Powers To Pocono Victory

September 30, 2017:

Pappys Pal tipped wide into the stretch to take the $20,000 featured pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Saturday, September 30 in 1:50.2....read on

Mykindachip Speeds To Dayton Score

September 30, 2017:

Mykindachip launched off the gate, blazing fractions of :26.2, :54.3, and 1:22.3 to take the $18,500 Open Handicap Pace at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Saturday, September 30 going wire to wire in 1:50.3....read on

Dontcallmefrancis Dominant At Batavia

September 30, 2017:

Dontcallmefrancis, after stints against stakes competition, took on the best resident pacers in the $10,000 Open Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs, showing his class in victory on Saturday, September 30....read on

Grassroots Champs Crowned At Mohawk

September 30, 2017:

Eight championship finals were contested Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack, as the top point earners from the regular season flocked to the Campbellville, Ont. oval for the OSS Grassroots Finals....read on

Bettors Up Game In Keystone Classic

September 30, 2017:

Headed in mid-stretch, Bettors Up dug gamely and put her nose in front at the wire in $68,300 Keystone Classic at The Meadows on Saturday, September 30. Terrortina pulled off a 6-1 upset of Freakonomics in the other division of the event for 3-year-old filly pacers....read on

Davis Shifts Focus To New York

September 30, 2017:

Effective immediately, driver Billy Davis Jr. will be concentrating his time at racetracks in two countries....read on

Surrealist Superb At Northside

September 30, 2017:

Surrealist was assigned the outside post in the Saturday (September 30) feature at Northside Downs. He came. He saw. He still conquered....read on

Wide-Open Invite Set For 3R Sunday

September 30, 2017:

Sunday’s ninth race Silver Invitational Pace at Hippodrome 3R looks to be a wide-open affair with nine starters including four horses who have won this class during the season....read on

SC Rewind: Small-Town Tracks

September 30, 2017:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith takes a trip back to 1969 and recalls a couple of small town tracks that played an important role in the 'Farm System' of harness racing at that time....read on

Christen Me Makes Yonkers Debut

September 30, 2017:

Christen Me, the multiple grouped stakes winner and earner of more than $2 million, will make his first start at Yonkers Raceway in Saturday night’s Open Handicap Pace....read on

Participants Share Campbell Stories

September 30, 2017:

Two months ago today, John Campbell would make the last of his 61,396 career drives in the 2017 Legends Day Trot. There’s no doubt he touched many lives over his career, but few would know John Campbell, the driver, the person, better than the people that he competed against on the track...read on

Norman Triples In Simpson Stakes

September 30, 2017:

Two-year-old fillies trained by Richard 'Nifty' Norman were showcased in the John Simpson Memorial Stakes at Harrah's Philadelphia on Friday (September 29), winning three of the afternoon's $30,000 divisions....read on

Tajmeallover Takes Streak To Northlands

September 30, 2017:

While the venue changed, the result was the same for Open pacing mare Tajmeallover, who continued her win streak at Northlands Park on Friday night (September 29)....read on

Mohawk Jackpot Hi-5 Nears $785K

September 30, 2017:

With multiple winning tickets purchased for Mohawk Racetrack's Jackpot Hi-5 on Friday night (September 29), the carryover expanded to $784,762 for tomorrow evening's wager....read on

Manchego Stays Undefeated In Bluegrass

September 30, 2017:

Manchego won her ninth start in a row, taking the fifth of five divisions of the $330,000 Norman Woolworth Memorial Bluegrass Two-Year-Old Filly Trot on Friday, Sept. 29 at The Red Mile....read on

Vernon Feature to Dreas Good Powow

September 29, 2017:

Dreas Good Powow and driver John MacDonald won the $9,000 fillies and mares featured pace at Vernon Downs on Friday night (September 29)....read on

Brown Brinny Scores In Saratoga Open

September 29, 2017:

Brown Brinny finished second in her debut in the local Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino Hotel back on September 9. That marked the fifth consecutive start in which the Brittany Robertson trainee had finished first or second....read on

Osprey Vision Upsets In Open Trot

September 29, 2017:

The old wagering adage suggesting you bet the longest shot in the shortest field was right on point in the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (Sept. 29) as Osprey Vision scored big after being overlooked at 10-1 in the five-horse field....read on

Newborn Sassy Stars In Yonkers Open

September 29, 2017:

Favoured Newborn Sassy (Jordan Stratton, $4.30) stalked, then starred, from second-over Friday night (Sept. 29), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Pasithea Face S Sets Dayton Record, Rockin Ron Rallies For Derby Win

September 29, 2017:

Pasithea Face S dominated in Friday evening's first Grand Circuit event at Dayton, the $167,000 Dayton Trotting Derby, with a 1:53 track record performance before the late-closing Rockin Ron stole the show in the $140,000 Dayton Pacing Derby....read on

Hurrikane Empress Wins Renaissance

September 29, 2017:

Freehold Raceway hosted the $55,300 Renaissance Final for two-year-old filly pacers on Friday (September 29), in a early race before the card. The third race was the NJSDF Final where three-year-old filly trotters competed for a $50,000 purse....read on

"She's Really Something Special"

September 29, 2017:

She may not be a meteorological phenomenon created by an array of unusual circumstances due to light and temperature, but Rainbow Room could very well be classified as a phenom....read on

Give Feedback On 2018 Race Dates

September 29, 2017:

As part of its mandate to be the representative voice for the horse racing industry, Ontario Racing (OR) is requesting feedback on the proposed 2018 race date calendars....read on

ID Tech In Saskatchewan, Manitoba

September 29, 2017:

Standardbred Canada ID Technician Jim Mohorich will be in Saskatchewan and Manitoba from October 1-10 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Super Sunday Slated For Summerside

September 29, 2017:

The action cranks up for the first race Sunday afternoon at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway and doesn’t wind down until the curtain closes on Race 14....read on

Stakes Stars Hit Red Shores Saturday

September 29, 2017:

A stakes-filled weekend of Island racing kicks off Saturday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Family Day Fun Set For Summerside

September 29, 2017:

Plans are in the works for a Family Day program at Red Shores Summerside, presented by Prince County Horsemen’s Club on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 9....read on

Rosecroft Ready For Prime Time

September 29, 2017:

When harness racing returns to historic Rosecroft next week, there will be a few noticeable changes....read on


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