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Old Home Week Agreement Reached

May 2, 2017:

After concerns put a hold on plans for Prince Edward Island's 2017 Old Home Week, reports from PEI indicate that an agreement has been reached to drive on with the celebration....read on

Red Shores Addresses Old Home Week

April 27, 2017:

As the status of this summer’s Old Home Week has been the topic of a local media report, Trot Insider has been in contact with Red Shores/Atlantic Lottery Corporation. The organization has stated that live harness racing at the Charlottetown Driving Park and both the World Driving Championships and World Trotting Conference will not be affected, regardless of the outcome....read on

Gall Addresses Fredericton Situation

September 10, 2016:

"As Canada celebrates its 250th anniversary of horse racing next year, it would be a terrible loss for the industry and our nation to lose a heritage site like Fredericton Raceway, one of Canada’s oldest racetracks."...read on

Vokey, Fredericton Respond

September 9, 2016:

After Horse Racing New Brunswick (HRNB) issued a statement questioning its future at Fredericton Raceway, the operator of the racetrack has issued a response to the HRNB letter....read on

The End For Canada's Oldest Track?

September 9, 2016:

Is this Saturday's (September 10) card the final card of harness racing ever at Canada's oldest racetrack?...read on

Horse Euthanized After Accident

July 5, 2016:

Officials with the Atlantic Lottery Corporation have confirmed that a Standardbred racehorse had to be humanely euthanized this past weekend after having been involved in an accident....read on

Dr. Downey Speaks With The CBC

December 19, 2013:

In a interview with the CBC, Horse Racing New Brunswick President Dr. Mitchell Downey has commented on the current situation between the provincial government and the horse racing industry....read on

HRNB Comments On NB Racino Situation

December 12, 2013:

A recent report from Atlantic Lottery Corporation in New Brunswick indicating that a racino project in Saint John, NB isn’t viable isn’t accurate, according to Horse Racing New Brunswick Chair Dr. Mitchell Downey....read on

ALC: NB Racino Not Viable

December 9, 2013:

Reports from New Brunswick indicate that officials from the Atlantic Lottery Corporation have informed Horse Racing New Brunswick that a study it conducted found that there is no business case for a racino in Saint John....read on

PEI: Investing In Racing Works

August 15, 2013:

"For every dollar that PEI put in as a government, it returned $10 back to the economy. So that's the type of thing that allows us to continue to support harness racing, allows us to have the heritage and culture of PEI continue to flourish here.”...read on

Update On Sandown Re-zoning

September 19, 2011:

According to a report, the proposed deal which would see the grounds of the now-defunct Sandown Park re-zoned for commercial and agricultural use is awaiting a vote by the Agricultural Land Commission...read on

Red Shores "Exceeded Expectations"

July 21, 2011:

Speaking on behalf of the Atlantic Lottery Corporation, Jennifer Lawlor has gone on the record as saying that both Red Shores at Summerside Raceway and Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park have exceeded expectations over the past year...read on


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