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New Brunswick Association Relaunched

October 29, 2017:

The New Brunswick Horse Racing Industry Association (NBHRIA), which began in 2003 as an umbrella association to represent all segments of the horse racing industry in the province and remained active under the leadership of former Chair, Ross Galbraith, until it facilitated the creation of Horse Racing New Brunswick, is being relaunched to address a number of challenges facing the industry in the province....read on

Meridian Support For Fredericton

June 22, 2017:

On the heels of an announcement late last month that harness racing would in fact return to Canada's oldest racetrack in Fredericton, N.B., the committee behind the initiative has received a substantial boost from outside the province, which has come from Meridian Farms....read on

Racing To Return To Fredericton

May 27, 2017:

The Daily Gleaner has reported that a non-wagering card with a minimum of five races has been confirmed for Saturday, Sept. 9 during New Brunswick Exhibition Week....read on

Purse Increase For New Brunswick

May 24, 2017:

Horse Racing New Brunswick (HRNB) announced on Wednesday, May 24 that it will be implementing a 10 per cent purse increase....read on

Efforts To Revive Fredericton Racing

April 20, 2017:

On Tuesday, April 20, a group of volunteers met in Fredericton, New Brunswick for a strategic meeting in an effort to bring live harness racing back to Fredericton Raceway....read on

Meeting On Future Of Fredericton

April 11, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that a strategic meeting will be held next week in hopes of bringing live racing back to Fredericton Raceway for 2017 and beyond....read on

No Lease Deal In Fredericton

October 11, 2016:

Late Monday, officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick (HRNB) confirmed that the group was unable to reach a lease deal with Fredericton Exhibition Limited (FEL), placing the future of harness racing at Canada's oldest racetrack in serious jeopardy....read on

Update On Fredericton Discussions

September 25, 2016:

Throughout this past week, Board members from Fredericton Exhibition Ltd. (FEL) and Horse Racing New Brunswick (HRNB) met with Standardbred Canada to discuss reaching an agreement to secure live race horse racing at Fredericton Raceway....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

Trites Calls For Support In NB

July 18, 2016:

"There are smarter people than me out there who say that with every $10 the government has invested in horse racing, they get $100 back with gasoline sales, hotels, ferriers, feed for the horses...there's a lot of money. We're just not getting the support from the government here that they are in other places."...read on

Race Date Changes In NB

July 11, 2016:

The upcoming stakes schedule during Lobster Carnival Week in Summerside has put into question the number of horses available for the upcoming Saturday, July 16 race day at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

Nixon Resigns Post In NB

July 11, 2016:

Former Horse Racing New Brunswick executive director Roberta Nixon has cited “personal reasons” for resigning her position with the province’s racing operator....read on

Horsemen Caught In The Middle

June 23, 2016:

“I’m just hoping that the two sides, Fredericton Exhibition and Horse Racing New Brunswick realize that the only way that we’re going to go forward is to work together. Not try to take from one another.”...read on


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