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'Post Time' Set For Thurs., Prix De France

February 8, 2017:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by BetAmerica has announced its Thursday afternoon line up at 1 p.m....read on

Trustworthy Kid Dominates Again

February 8, 2017:

Trustworthy Kid continued to dominate The Meadows’ trotting elite on Wednesday (February 8) when he scored a facile victory in the $18,000 Preferred Handicap....read on

McNiven Stable Sweeps Preferreds

February 8, 2017:

Driver Travis Henry, trainer Scott McNiven and local owner Thomas Brodhurst teamed up to sweep Wednesday night's Fillies & Mares Preferred events with Ride Away Shark ($3.70) and Alphabet Queen ($3.30) at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Miller, Mann Go For The ‘G’ Notes

February 8, 2017:

Brett Miller would like to continue building on the momentum he’s picked up during the past several years. Bill Mann would like to build on the momentum he’s picked up in the past several weeks....read on

Mare Looks To Remain Unbeaten

February 8, 2017:

Arielle Lynn, the five-year-old Somebeachsomewhere mare owned by Francis Azur of Beaver, Pa., will seek to extend her 2017 unbeaten streak to four this Friday evening at Yonkers Raceway in the $50,000 Fillies and Mares Open (Race 6)....read on

Pacers Ready To Fire At Cal Expo

February 8, 2017:

Owner/breeders Wayne and Rod Knittel and trainer Bob Johnson are sitting pretty in both male pacing sire stakes divisions at Cal Expo, as Allyxsliventexas heads the four-year-old contingency and the promising Army Of One is eyeing this weekend’s first stakes dance for three-year-old colts....read on

Mary Janet Milburn Passes

February 8, 2017:

Mary Janet Milburn, 66, of Lebanon, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, February 7 at Bethesda Arrow Springs Hospital....read on

Gangle Joins The Western Fair District

February 8, 2017:

Growing up West Lorne, Ont., Greg Gangle considered The Raceway at Western Fair District his home track, so it will be a homecoming of sorts on March 6 when he starts his new job as assistant racing manager at the London oval....read on

The Empeys’ California Adventure

February 8, 2017:

Longtime Standardbred breeder/owners Gordon and Helen Empey have made the jump to Cal Expo for the winter, and by the sounds of it, they couldn’t be happier with their decision....read on

In Memoriam: James W. ‘Doc’ Johnson

February 8, 2017:

Standardbred breeder/owner James W. ‘Doc’ Johnson M.D., 82, of Knightstown passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at Middletown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center....read on

Feb. 15 Stakes Payment News Centre

February 8, 2017:

Trot Insider has compiled all of the February 15 stakes payment reminders that have been sent to Standardbred Canada from the industry....read on

Stays For Charged Down Under Racers

February 8, 2017:

Four suspended Down Under horsepeople that are facing race fixing charges brought by the Victoria Police have been granted a stay, meaning that they can continue participating in the racing industry for the time being....read on

‘G-Note’ Finals Headline ‘Big M’ Thursday

February 8, 2017:

Thursday night's twin features at the Meadowlands Racetrack will be the finals of the short ‘Racing for G-Notes’ overnight series for trotters and pacers (Race 7 and Race 8)....read on

Rideau Announces Track Closure

February 8, 2017:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway have announced that the track will be closed for training for a three-hour period this Saturday (February 11)....read on

How Do You Define Success?

February 8, 2017:

"Success in racing, as in anything in life, is relative and personal....read on

Physicallyinclined To Stud

February 8, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Ontario Sires Stakes graduate Physicallyinclined will be standing his first season at stud in 2017....read on

Rideau Cancels Wednesday Qualifiers

February 8, 2017:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway wish to advise horsemen that the qualifiers slated for Wednesday, February 8 have been cancelled....read on

Pompano's Top Trot To Rockn Stien

February 8, 2017:

Rockn Stien, with Peter Wrenn handling the five-year-old gelding’s lines, took top honours in Pompano Park’s $12,000 Open Handicap Trot on Tuesday night, stopping the timer in a lifetime best 1:53.1....read on

Northfield Offers $25K Pick-5 Guarantee

February 8, 2017:

Northfield Park announced it will offer a $25,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee on Wednesday, February 8....read on

Shirley Hennessey Passes

February 7, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned Shirley (Boulter) Hennessey of Charlottetown, PEI passed away Monday in her 92nd year. She was surrounded by love at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital....read on

Miami Valley Open To Boffin

February 7, 2017:

The warhorse Boffin, a seven-year-old Donato Hanover gelding making his 100th lifetime start, won for the 33rd time in Tuesday afternoon’s $22,000 Open Trot at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

Meadows Feature To Unefoisdansmavie

February 7, 2017:

Unefoisdansmavie threw down a :27.3 third quarter in the slop, fast enough to discourage most of the field and carry her to victory in Tuesday’s $15,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Big Milestone For Mohawk, Milton

February 7, 2017:

Milton Mayor Gordon Krantz and Liberal MPP Indira Naidoo-Harris, whose Halton riding includes the Town of Milton, have both commented on the major milestone that Mohawk Racetrack and the town reached in late January....read on

A Comeback For Enough Talk?

February 7, 2017:

“John said you’d never know he’s 14 years old. He loves his work and is always full of life. He’s doing great to this point. I’m just excited that the horse is having fun, and John’s having fun.”...read on

BetShare On Some Of Its Influences

February 7, 2017:

Ryerson’s independent student newspaper, ‘The Eyeopener,’ has profiled BetShare, which was last month deemed the winner of ‘Horse Racing 3.0,’ presented by the Woodbine Entertainment Group. The piece explains that one of the key concepts behind the BetShare handicapping platform came from a team member’s experience in the financial industry....read on

Gladys McFadden Passes

February 7, 2017:

Gladys Isabelle McFadden, a resident of Dresden passed away on Tuesday, February 7 at the Chatham-Kent Hospice at the age of 95....read on

Fans Win Big In Own-A-Horse Promo

February 7, 2017:

One month into the Meadowlands Racetrack’s ‘Own A Horse’ promotion, the results are clear – the contest is a winner for everyone....read on

Diamond Creek Steps Up For McKee

February 7, 2017:

Diamond Creek Farm has announced that it will be holding an online auction for a breeding to Creatine, and that all the proceeds from the auction will go directly to the McKee family....read on

Western Fair Cancels

February 7, 2017:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District have announced that the track has been forced to cancel its card of live racing that was scheduled for today (Tuesday, February 7)....read on

RUS Ontario Cookie Fundraiser Details

February 7, 2017:

Racing Under Saddle Ontario's annual cookie fundraiser is in full swing and orders can be placed until this coming Sunday (February 12)....read on

SC Office Closed Tuesday

February 7, 2017:

Due to an impending ice storm, Standardbred Canada’s main office will be closing early on Tuesday, February 7. However, the majority of services will still be available for members....read on

Details On ‘Bonus Races’ At Yonkers

February 7, 2017:

Members of the Standardbred Owners Association of New York are about to be rewarded at Yonkers Raceway....read on

New Vocations Auction In Progress

February 7, 2017:

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program’s 19th annual stallion auction is currently in progress and ends at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 10....read on

Gural On Stallion Rule, McKee

February 7, 2017:

On Tuesday, February 7, racetrack operator Jeff Gural issued a clarification regarding the stallion restriction condition commonly known as the ‘Gural Rule,’ and commented on Sam McKee, the Meadowlands Racetrack’s famed announcer that suffered a serious stroke last week....read on

Happy Grooms, Happy Horses

February 7, 2017:

Teesha Symes, honoured with the 2016 Outstanding Groom Award at this year's O'Briens, can boast a lifelong involvement with horses. While many can boast something similar, it's rare to find someone whose first brush came mere hours after being born....read on

S-Bred Snaps 108-Race Losing Streak

February 6, 2017:

Pine Tab did something Monday night he hadn’t done since April Fool’s Day of 2013....read on

Pompano Record For Diamond Dagger

February 6, 2017:

Diamond Dagger, deftly handled by Jason Dillander, took top honours in Pompano Park's $8,500 Open Trot for Mares on Monday night, stopping the teletimer in a track record clocking of 1:53.2....read on

Fearless Man Takes Top Trot

February 6, 2017:

Fearless Man laid down all the speed in last week’s assignment at Woodbine Racetrack only to wind up second best, but tonight he was treated to a pocket trip and he parlayed it into a sharp score for trainer/driver Rick Zeron....read on

Boomboom Ballykeel Wires Them Up

February 6, 2017:

It was a front-stepping score for Boomboom Ballykeel in Monday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 for horse and gelding pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and that was music to the ears of the favourite players....read on

Singing In The Backstretch

February 6, 2017:

“It was getting to be like the movie ‘Groundhog Day'...I work seven days a week, go to bed and wake up the next morning doing it all over again. I needed something else in my life."...read on

Show Runner Takes Meadows Feature

February 6, 2017:

Show Runner made it two straight at The Meadows when she stalked Spreester from the pocket, then inched by her late for Jim Pantaleano to capture Monday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace....read on

Major Upset In Survivor Series

February 6, 2017:

Four full fields of $5,000 claiming mares went postward on Monday afternoon at Miami Valley in the first leg of the annual 'Survivor Series,' chasing $6,000 purses....read on

Night Of Champions Auction Details

February 6, 2017:

The United States Harness Writers Association and the Harness Horse Youth Foundation are again teaming up to offer an exciting silent auction to benefit both organizations at the Dan Patch Awards, which will take place on Sunday, February 26 in Las Vegas....read on

WEG’s Feb. 15 Stakes Payments

February 6, 2017:

The deadline to nominate your horse to the Woodbine Entertainment Group’s (WEG) lucrative stakes program in 2017 is quickly approaching. ...read on

Ontario Racing To Hold Info Session And Release Letter Of Intent

February 6, 2017:

Ontario Racing has issued an invitation for participation in a long-term funding information session. The session will take place this afternoon (Friday, February 10) and will include the public unveiling of the nonbinding legal document which underpins the proposed long-term funding agreement for horse racing in Ontario....read on

Legalized Street Racing Discussed

February 6, 2017:

Horse racing made the mainstream news last week for a bit of a different reason than usual, as talk of legalized street horse races has turned more than a few heads....read on

Track's New Racing Manager Is Only 26

February 6, 2017:

It has been announced that a 26-year-old has been promoted to the position of racing manager at a well known harness raceway....read on

Andrew Torre Passes

February 6, 2017:

Andrew Torre of Amherst, NY, a longtime horseman in western New York, passed away on Sunday, February 5 at the age of 82....read on

GooGoo GaaGaa To Stand In PA

February 6, 2017:

Nandi Veterinary Associates is pleased to announce that world champion GooGoo GaaGaa will be standing the 2017 season in Pennsylvania....read on

Sweet Lou Book Full And Closed

February 6, 2017:

Diamond Creek Farm is pleased to announce that Sweet Lou’s book for 2017 is full and closed....read on


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