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St Esprit’s Saturday Card Drawn

July 16, 2015:

Organizers behind the nine-dash card of live harness racing that will take place this Saturday (July 18) at St. Esprit in Quebec are eagerly anticipating a day full of music, food and racing....read on

U.S. Anti-Doping Bill Introduced

July 16, 2015:

The Thoroughbred Horse Racing Integrity Act of 2015 was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday (July 16) by Congressmen Andy Barr (R-Ky) and Paul Tonko (D-NY), the co-chairmen of the Congressional Horse Caucus, the pair announced in a joint press release....read on

Friday Racing At Dresden

July 16, 2015:

In its heyday during the 1980s, Dresden Raceway raced four nights per week, including Friday and Saturday nights under the lights. The light standards have been taken out for safety reasons, but Dresden is geared up to race this Friday night....read on

Post Time Changes At Summerside

July 16, 2015:

Trot Insider has learned that first-race post time for this Saturday’s program of live racing at Red Shores’ Summerside Raceway has been changed. Also, first-race post time for this coming Wednesday’s program has been adjusted, as well....read on

Danielle Hall Sidelined

July 16, 2015:

As the province's top three-year-old trotting fillies compete in the Ontario Sires Stakes on Thursday night at Mohawk Racetrack, the top earner and Super Final winner from this division in 2014 is conspicuous by her absence....read on

Meadows’ Friday Pool Guarantee

July 16, 2015:

On Friday, July 17, The Meadows will offer a $25,000 total-pool guarantee for its Pick 5 wager....read on

Triple Millionaires To Spar Friday

July 16, 2015:

Before attention turns to Saturday’s Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace card, racing fans would be wise to focus on Friday night’s all-star showdown between 2013 Horse of the Year Bee A Magician and 2012 Hambletonian champion Market Share....read on

Change In Routine For Artspeak

July 16, 2015:

"Artspeak, on his best game is going to give any of them all they want and more.”...read on

Rising Danish Star To Ontario

July 16, 2015:

Karoline Østergaard Nielsen, a rising star in Denmark, will be coming to Ontario for two upcoming Racing Under Saddle events....read on

'Beach' Babies Triple In Sires Stakes

July 15, 2015:

Somebeachsomewhere, newly-installed into the Living Harness Horse Hall of Fame, sired three of the five winners in the first round of the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes for two-year-old pacing colts Wednesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Churita Sets Hoosier Record In Elims

July 15, 2015:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino played host to a stakes filled card on Wednesday, July 15 with three divisions of three-year-old trotting fillies and three divisions of two-year-old trotting colts battling it out in Indiana Sires Stakes eliminations....read on

Win Streak Ends In Quebec Series

July 15, 2015:

The unbeaten win streak this year by Intouchable is no more as the three-year-old trotter went off-stride after the start of the first race at the Hippodrome 3R on Wednesday....read on

Covert Operative Sets Track Record

July 15, 2015:

Covert Operative earned his first victory in the Ontario Sires Stakes with a track record performance on Wednesday night in the third leg of the Gold Series for three-year-old male trotters at Grand River Raceway....read on

Freshmen Debut In Atlantic Sires Stakes

July 15, 2015:

The Atlantic Sires Stakes season for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings began on a rainy Wednesday night with four $7,720 'A' divisions featured at Summerside Raceway....read on

Napolitano Jr. Notches 7,000th Win

July 15, 2015:

Driver George Napolitano Jr. picked up his 7,000th career win on Wednesday afternoon (July 15) at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

'Goosebump' Wires Sire Stakes Rivals

July 15, 2015:

Goosebump Hanover had to battle to get to the lead but that was the only battle she faced the rest of the way in going wire-to-wire in 2:01.4 over the fast track to highlight the action in the New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old filly trotters at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (July 15)....read on

Terror At Night Leads Series Winners

July 15, 2015:

Terror At Night moved smartly first over to score in a stakes-fastest 1:54.1 in Wednesday’s Pennsylvania Stallion Series for freshman filly pacers....read on

Lofty Comparison For Young Colt

July 15, 2015:

Four-year-old Doo Wop Hanover has paced sub-1:49 miles in four of his last five races. His trainer, Steve Elliott, has said that his stablemate, two-year-old Boston Red Rocks, is better than what ‘Doo Wop’ was at this point in his career....read on

Harness Trainer Suspended 10 Years

July 15, 2015:

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has announced that it has handed a 10-year suspension to a Standardbred horse trainer....read on

Get To Know Clyde Francis

July 15, 2015:

Clyde Francis has worked with George Teague Jr. for nearly two decades, but until this year was not much in the public eye. That has changed with Francis being the trainer of Teague’s three-year-old male pacer Wiggle It Jiggleit, who is the favourite in Saturday’s $706,000 Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

No NJ Casino Referendum This Fall

July 15, 2015:

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney has confirmed that there will not be a ballot question this November regarding casino expansion in the state, and thus gaming expansion at the Meadowlands Racetrack is not in the immediate future....read on

Truro August Race Date Switch

July 15, 2015:

Just a reminder that the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved a race-date switch at Truro Raceway that will impact the racing schedule in late August....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

July 15, 2015:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly story recapping and previewing Grand Circuit races....read on

Gerrity Memorial Night Details

July 15, 2015:

Saratoga Casino and Raceway is set to welcome some of America’s finest Standardbred performers during the running of the seventh annual Joe Gerrity Jr. Memorial Free for All Pace on Saturday, July 25....read on

Johnson Records Training Triple

July 15, 2015:

Trainer Bob Johnson and driver Lemoyne ‘Mooney’ Svendsen teamed for a trainer-driver triple on the Tuesday (July 14) program at Running Aces....read on

Northfield Pick-4 Pool Guarantee Notice

July 15, 2015:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $40,000 Pick-4 total pool guarantee to its Wednesday (July 15) program....read on

Hall Of Fame Night At Mohawk

July 15, 2015:

Standardbred racing fans will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with many harness racing greats this Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

TSN Profiles Stable That God Loves

July 15, 2015:

The Stable that God Loves is moving into high gear and chalking up some impressive numbers at Canadian and U.S. racetracks, and picking up some added exposure along the way....read on

Vintage Babe Wins As She Pleases

July 15, 2015:

First year sire Vintage Master has churned out some nice fillies in his first crop, and trainer Tony Alagna would be the first to admit it....read on

Hat Trick For Holiday Road

July 14, 2015:

Trotting sire Holiday Road was well represented during Tuesday’s OSS presentation at Georgian Downs, and three of his daughters found their way to victory lane in their Grassroots assignments....read on

Tattersalls Catalogue Now Online

July 14, 2015:

Owners and trainers looking to buy racehorses have a great opportunity coming soon, as Tattersalls will conduct another 'all racehorse' sale at the Meadowlands on Sunday, August 2....read on

Trotapalooza At Summerside

July 14, 2015:

Trotters found themselves in the spotlight Tuesday evening at Summerside Raceway, as the half-mile oval hosted six divisions of the Atlantic Sires Stakes for the square gaiters....read on

The Untouchable Intouchable

July 14, 2015:

Over the past few weeks the three-year-old trotter, Intouchable, has crushed his opposition in the first two preliminary rounds of the $200,000 Quebec-Bred Series at the Hippodrome 3R, and looks to do it again on Wednesday....read on

Meadows Owners Award Scholarships

July 14, 2015:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association has announced the winners of its 2015 MSOA Collegiate Scholarships....read on

Silver Anniversary For Industry Day

July 14, 2015:

This year marks the silver anniversary of Grand River Raceway’s Industry Day Celebration, and the event esteems to be one of the best days of the summer for harness racing fans....read on

Cowgirl Hall Cruises In Preferred

July 14, 2015:

Cowgirl Hall pulled the pocket at the three-quarters and exploded to an insurmountable lead en route to victory in Tuesday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Yonkers Cancels After Five Races

July 14, 2015:

Yonkers Raceway cancelled the final seven races of its scheduled Tuesday (July 14) matinee program due to poor track conditions....read on

Sheppard Pace Final Drawn

July 14, 2015:

Lawrence B. Sheppard Pace elimination winners Tailgunner Hanover and Do Over Hanover have drawn Post 3 and Post 8, respectively, for this Saturday night’s $107,500 final....read on

Sires Stakes Featured At Summerside

July 14, 2015:

Atlantic Sires Stakes trotters and pacers continue to be featured this week at Red Shores’ Summerside Raceway as part of the Governor's Plate Week of harness racing action....read on

Teague Discusses ‘Wiggle It’ Tactics

July 14, 2015:

“I don’t tell him (Montrell Teague) how to drive. He said he was going to take him back and my reply was ‘All the way to last?’ His intention was to race him off the pace.”...read on

Animal Welfare Conference Details

July 14, 2015:

Details have been announced for the 11th annual ‘Animal Welfare in Practice’ conference, which will take place on September 18 and 19 at the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island....read on

Buffalo To Host Sire Stakes Fillies

July 14, 2015:

Wednesday, July 15 at Buffalo Raceway will be 'Ladies Night,' as the New York Sire Stakes as four $27,500 divisions for two-year-old trotting fillies will be in the spotlight....read on

Promos Galore Upcoming At Truro

July 14, 2015:

Truro Raceway is gearing up for Atlantic Grand Circuit Week, which will begin this coming Sunday (July 19) and will run through until July 26....read on

Governor’s Plate Week Continues

July 14, 2015:

Open pacing mares were out and strutting their stuff on Monday (July 13) at Red Shores’ Summerside Raceway, as a pair of $2,400 Governor’s Plate eliminations, part of Governor’s Plate Week at the island raceway, were in the spotlight....read on

Jackpot Hi-5 Hit At Mohawk

July 14, 2015:

Officials with the Woodbine Entertainment Group have announced that a single winning ticket correctly selected the top five finishers in Monday night’s final race at Mohawk Racetrack to haul down the Jackpot Hi-5 wager....read on

Adios Entries Due Tuesday, July 21

July 14, 2015:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino would like to remind trainers and owners that the entry box for eliminations for the $500,000 (estimated) Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids Presented by Coors Light closes Tuesday, July 21 at 9 a.m....read on

Setback For Sebastian K

July 14, 2015:

The fastest trotter in harness racing history, Sebastian K made his long-awaited return to the trotting ranks in early July and appeared to be poised for another big season. Reports indicate that those plans have been derailed....read on

Rookies Star In New York Stakes

July 14, 2015:

Statebreds returned downstate Monday night, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the New York Sire Stakes' Milt Taylor Trot for two-year-old colts and geldings....read on

Mckinney Wins By A Lip

July 13, 2015:

Mckinney had to settle for the runner-up award in last week’s $11,000 Preferred 2 for horses and geldings at Grand River Raceway, but that wasn’t the case in Monday’s feature race....read on

Upset City In Gold Divisions

July 13, 2015:

Freshman trotters can often be unpredictable, and that was quite apparent during Monday’s 11-race card at Mohawk Racetrack....read on


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