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From Keener To ‘Capper

March 31, 2020:

“Sackville Downs had incredible crowds and handle up until it closed in the 1980s, so simply attending the races was enough to cultivate a strong interest in harness racing.”...read on

A 'Powerful' Wednesday In London

March 18, 2020:

On a Wednesday night (March 18) when horseplayers across North America gave The Raceway at Western Fair District their highest ever single-card betting turnover, Power And Grace ($4.20) posted a decisive two and a half-length win in the evening's featured $11,500 Preferred 2 Trot....read on

WFD Qualifying, Training Update

March 18, 2020:

Management at The Raceway at Western Fair District is advising horsepeople that beginning this Friday (March 20), qualifiers have been moved to 5:00 p.m. until further notice. Training at the WFD has also been cancelled until further notice....read on

Buttermilk Hanover Holds On

March 17, 2020:

The second choice in the betting, Buttermilk Hanover clung to a narrow victory in the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday (March 17), a night where the evening’s total handle reached near-record levels....read on

Western Fair District Racing Tonight

March 17, 2020:

Horseplayers are reminded that The Raceway at Western Fair District is planning on going forward with its program of live racing that is scheduled for this evening (Wednesday, March 18)....read on

No Training At Western Fair District

March 17, 2020:

Officials within the race office at The Raceway at Western Fair District have informed Trot Insider that there will be no training at the track until further notice....read on

Chocolate Swirl Wires Them Up

March 16, 2020:

Chocolate Swirl did all the roadwork in last week’s $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap for horses and geldings at The Raceway at Western Fair District before weakening late and finishing third, but he was solid gold from start to finish in Monday’s main event....read on

WFD Sports Centre, Grandstand Close

March 16, 2020:

Consistent with the directives and recommendations coming from partner organizations, the Western Fair District will be closing both its Sports Centre and Grandstand (including the Top of the Fair dining room and simulcast facilities) to the general public until further notice....read on

Sirius Star Coasts In London

March 10, 2020:

Race-favourite Sirius Star took command early and maintained control through the finish to take the $8,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday (March 10)....read on

Jack Of Clubs Upsets In Preferred

March 9, 2020:

Jack Of Clubs was an upset winner in Monday’s $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap for horse and gelding pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and he did it in going-away fashion....read on

No Tuesday Training At Western Fair

March 9, 2020:

Trot Insider has been informed that the track at The Raceway at Western Fair District will not be available for training on Tuesday, March 10....read on

Power And Grace Dominates

March 4, 2020:

Power And Grace ($8.30) made every call a winning one in Wednesday night's (March 4) featured $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Trot at The Raceway at Western Fair District, proving well clear in her third victory this season....read on

Top Royal Rips To London Win

March 3, 2020:

Sent the 3-2 favourite, Top Royal swept to the front past the half and held firm to win the $8,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday (March 3)....read on

Western Fair District A ‘Go’ For Tonight

March 3, 2020:

Officials at The Raceway at Western Fair District would like to inform horsepeople and customers that live racing is still on for Tuesday, March 3 at the London, Ont. track....read on

Ins And Outs Of The Starting Gate

March 2, 2020:

You’ve watched thousands of harness races and have seen the starter an equal amount of times, yet only a select few get the opportunity to hop in the vehicle for a first-person perspective. Let’s just say that getting a Standardbred race underway isn’t as simple as some may imagine....read on


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