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Burgess Humbled By HOF Honour

April 7, 2017:

Trainer Blair Burgess said he often enjoys reading the plaques at the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (CHRHF) at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. He said the fact his name and bio will soon be joining some of the biggest legends in horse racing history is a bit overwhelming and humbling....read on

Meetings Scheduled For Charlottetown

April 7, 2017:

Officials from the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission have informed Trot Insider of upcoming meetings that are scheduled for Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

WEG's Jamie Martin To Retire

April 7, 2017:

After 17 years of dedication, innovation and leadership, Executive Vice President of Racing Jamie Martin has announced that he will retire from Woodbine Entertainment Group at the conclusion of the 2017 Thoroughbred meet in December....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #8

April 7, 2017:

The countdown to the 2017 Pepsi North America Cup is on, with Trot Magazine profiling the horses predicted to be the top contenders for Canadian harness racing's richest prize....read on

City Hall Returns To The Meadowlands

April 7, 2017:

Saturday, April 8 brings an eleven-race card to The Meadowlands and marks the return of a horse with an affinity for large track success....read on

Pocono Kicks Off Four-Card Weeks

April 7, 2017:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono will have its first four-cards-a-week racing schedule in place this Saturday through Tuesday....read on

Deadline Nearing For Spring Mixed

April 7, 2017:

Tattersalls Sales Co. continues to accept entries for its annual Meadowlands Spring Mixed Sale, to be held at the sport’s flagship track on Sunday, May 7....read on

Hoosier To Host WHHC Qualifier

April 7, 2017:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is proud to host an on-site World Harness Handicapping Championship (WHHC) qualifier on Saturday, April 8....read on

More NA Cup Eligibles Emerge

April 7, 2017:

As stakes season picks up and three-year-old pacers start to target Canadian harness racing's biggest prize, Trot Insider will track the contenders and eligibles as they prepare for the 2017 Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Jackpot Hi 5 Carryover To $106k

April 6, 2017:

The Jackpot Hi 5 carryover going into Friday’s card of racing at Woodbine Racetrack ballooned to $106,977.51 after Cyrax’s comfortable tally in Thursday evening’s finale at the Rexdale, Ont. oval....read on

Stage Set For DSBF Final

April 6, 2017:

Following two weeks of preliminaries, the top eight point-getters match strides in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund Three-Year-Old Male Trot Final, to start the Dover Downs’ meets final week on Monday, April 10 . Post time is 4:30 p.m....read on

Yonkers Offers Carryover On Pick-5

April 6, 2017:

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Friday evening’s Pick 5 wager starts with a carryover of $3,589.76....read on

Faves Dominate In Delaware Stakes

April 6, 2017:

Four divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund Series went postward Thursday at Dover Downs for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings, with Henry The Dragon turning in the fastest performance in the second leg of the event....read on

Hat Trick For Kennel Buddy

April 6, 2017:

Kennel Buddy took a two-race winning streak into Thursday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 for trotters at Flamboro Downs, and his rallying skills helped him extended the streak to three straight for trainer David Dowling....read on

Amateur Wins for Schwartz, Kokinos

April 6, 2017:

“I’d like to buy a barn full just like him,” winning driver Alan Schwartz said referring to Ladys Big Stormont after they combined for their second consecutive victory in the third leg of the current NAADA Trotting Series which went to post Thursday evening at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Tataria Trips Out And Doubles Up

April 6, 2017:

Despite moving up the class ladder to the top level for distaffers, Tataria cruised to victory in Thursday’s main event for mares at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Qualifiers Cancelled At 3R

April 6, 2017:

Track management at Hippodrome 3R has announced that the qualifying races scheduled for Saturday, April 8, have been cancelled....read on

CPMA Sets New Cobalt Thresholds

April 6, 2017:

A release issued Thursday by The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) indicates that the federal agency will be lowering the quantitative threshold for cobalt testing starting May 1....read on

Reduce Your Risk Of Spring Colic

April 6, 2017:

Spring is the epitome of change. It is common knowledge that the horses gut does not cope well with quick change....read on

Strong Representation For Team Knittel

April 6, 2017:

The combination of owner/breeders Wayne and Rod Knittel, trainer Bob Johnson and pilot Mooney Svendsen are well represented on Saturday’s program at Cal Expo with Allmyxsliventexas in the Open Pace and Army Of One heading the Sire Stakes for sophomore pacing colts....read on

Standardbreds To Kentucky Horse Park

April 6, 2017:

Ohio Standardbreds & Friends will head to the Kentucky Horse Park for a weekend of breed demos April 21-23....read on

Running Aces Incentive Program Details

April 6, 2017:

Officials at Cal Expo and Running Aces Casino & Racetrack will offer a joint incentive program for horsemen who race horses beginning in 2017 at Running Aces....read on

NJSS Sustaining Payments Due

April 6, 2017:

The deadline for the New Jersey Sire Stakes and Standardbred Development Fund’s final sustaining payments is approaching on April 17, 2017....read on

Enduring The Highs And Lows

April 6, 2017:

“Losing Modern Family the way we did is something that will always remain for all of us, so when my friends ask me why I am not really excited, I explain to them if you remain realistic and take things as they come, then enjoy them if they do, it makes it a lot easier to accept the disappointments.”...read on

Vernon Qualifiers Rescheduled

April 6, 2017:

Vernon Downs has rescheduled the qualifiers originally slated for April 7....read on

Five Wins For Frank Milby

April 6, 2017:

Frank Milby drove five winners on the Wednesday night card at Rosecroft Raceway bringing his Spring meet total to 18....read on

Summer Return For L A Delight

April 6, 2017:

"They don't come along everyday so you learn to appreciate them and treat them right when they do."...read on

Second Sister Seeks Spotlight

April 6, 2017:

Ontario Sires Stakes graduate Second Sister is among the eight trotters set to compete in Friday's featured trotting event at The Meadowlands....read on

Wind Surfer Earns 50th Career Win

April 6, 2017:

Wind Surfer trotted home for his 50th career victory, winning the 10th race at Northfield Park on Wednesday (April 5)....read on

Willow Mill Anna Strikes At 33-1 In DSBF

April 5, 2017:

Breeder, owner and trainer Gordon Barrett put Donnie Long in the bike to drive Willow Mill Anna and the combination clicked for a 2:02.3 triumph in the second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Stakes for three-year-old trotting fillies, with Spoonful notching a 2:00.2 victory in the other $20,000 division on Wednesday night at Dover Downs....read on

Greystone Ladylike Wires London Mares

April 5, 2017:

Driver Alfie Carroll began an early evening, Wednesday win streak as he guided favourite Greystone Ladylike ($3.60) wire-to-wire in the $10,000 Preferred 2 Handicap for pacing mares at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Night Out A Success For 'Sue'

April 5, 2017:

Sues Night Out, driven by Wally Hennessey, avoided early trouble past the opening quarter and went on to score a two-length win in 1:53.3 in Pompano Park’s $9,000 Open 2 Pace for mares on Wednesday night, April 5....read on

Buffalo Feature To Deliciouslynaughty

April 5, 2017:

Deliciouslynaughty was on her best behaviour at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (April 5) and rallied late to capture the featured $8,200 pace for the mares in 1:57 over the fast track....read on

Catching Up With Alberta's Trainers

April 5, 2017:

Sunday was a day to wander around shed rows and try and keep warm at Century Downs. A mid-morning snowstorm blanketed the area and forced a 40-minute delay to the start of the matinee card of harness racing. Once the snow was bladed off the racetrack, the 10-race card could proceed. But while trainers were waiting, they were ready to talk....read on

Fillies Upset In Meadows Series Opener

April 5, 2017:

Canwood (9-1) and Miss Da Line (8-1) got the Princess Pablano Trot off to a rousing start Wednesday (April 5) at The Meadows when they scored upset victories in their $15,000 opening-leg divisions....read on

‘Big M’ Explains Super High Five Snafu

April 5, 2017:

Due to an error at Sportech’s hub in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, The Meadowlands' fifth race Jackpot Super High Five pool was mistakenly paid out in full last Saturday (April 1) to 23 winning tickets....read on

SC’s April 15 Payment Reminder

April 5, 2017:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind owners and trainers that the April 15 stakes payment due date falls on a Saturday this year....read on

Anderlecht, Jazzmanian Rematch

April 5, 2017:

Anderlecht and Jazzmanian Devil, one-two in a solid mile last week, will get another chance to settle the score in this Saturday night’s featured pace at Cal Expo. A field of eight will face starter Ken Fowler....read on

Sears Set To Return

April 5, 2017:

Hall of Fame-bound driver Brian Sears plans to return from his winter hiatus next week following an extended break in North Carolina....read on

Details On Announcing Workshop

April 5, 2017:

The U.S. Trotting Association, in conjunction with the Meadowlands Racetrack, will conduct a workshop for those interested in learning to call races on Saturday, June 17, at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, NJ....read on

Thunder Ridge Meet Overview

April 5, 2017:

Thunder Ridge will race Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with post time at 6 p.m. each night for seven weeks through May 26.

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Hawkinsville Harness Festival All Set

April 5, 2017:

The 44th annual Harness Festival will be held April 7-8 at the Hawkinsville Harness Horse Training Center, 290 Abbeville Hwy., Hawkinsville....read on

‘Post Time’ Announces Start Change

April 5, 2017:

The 'Post Time with Mike and Mike' harness racing podcast has a new start time on Thursdays....read on

Great Canadian Fires Its CFO

April 5, 2017:

The Great Canadian Gaming Corp., operator of Standardbred racinos in Canada, has announced that it has terminated the employment of its chief financial officer....read on

Mohawk Qualifiers Rescheduled

April 5, 2017:

Due to poor weather conditions forecasted for Campbellville, this week's qualifiers at Mohawk have been moved from Thursday morning to Friday morning (April 7)....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #9

April 5, 2017:

"Metro Night, for example, head of the lane I thought we were a winner, I thought he was going to go by everybody and then halfway down the lane I didn't think we were going to get a cheque...and then he came on again and finished third. You should be happy to be third in the Metro but I honestly wasn't happy with the horse because I did think with the trip he got and the way that race worked out I thought he should have been the winner."...read on

Tight Lines Opens Yonkers Series

April 5, 2017:

Tight Lines ($2.40) kicked off the Yonkers Raceway/SOA of NY Bonus Trotting Series with a dominant wire-to-wire win for trainer/driver Jeff Gregory on Tuesday night (April 4)....read on

'Hot Mess' Fastest In Weiss Action

April 4, 2017:

The Cantab Hall filly Hot Mess Hanover looked anything but a mess upon coming in to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Tuesday night (April 4), taking the fastest of the three $15,000 divisions of the first leg of the Bobby Weiss Series for trotting distaffs in 1:56.3....read on

Fillies Flaunt It In DSBF; Five For Morgan

April 4, 2017:

Logans Girl won her second straight $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Three-Year-Old preliminary pace while 40-1 Lunar Phase upset odds-on favourite Spanish Dream in the second of four divisions at Dover Downs on Tuesday, April 4. Enhance Your Mind, one of five winners for Tony Morgan, won the $20,000 Mares Open....read on

Muscle Ave Powers To Preferred Win

April 4, 2017:

Muscle Ave and driver Scott Young closed from the backfield to defeat the odds-on favourite in a photo finish in Tuesday night's $7,500 Preferred 3 Trot at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on


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