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SC Rewind: Memories Of Niatross (Pt. 2)

January 25, 2020:

In this week's 'Rewind' Robert Smith concludes his two-part story on the career of the super horse Niatross as he closed out his racing career in 1980....read on

Rewind: Memories Of Niatross (Pt. 1)

December 28, 2019:

In this week's 'Rewind,' Robert Smith recalls a few of the highlights of the career of the incomparable Niatross, one of harness racing's greatest performers of all time....read on

Throwback Thursday: Niatross

March 30, 2017:

A horse so dominant he was never involved in a photo finish to win. A horse so fast that he held 15 world records at the time of his retirement. A horse so generational that he established a record for speed that shaved nearly three full seconds off the previous standard set nine years prior, and would stand for another eight after....read on

Race Rewind: Farewell To Niatross

December 27, 2015:

On this date (December 27) in 1980, the harness racing world witnessed the swan song performance from pacing phenom Niatross....read on

Race Rewind: Niatross Breaks 1:50

October 1, 2015:

On October 1, 1980, the harness racing world focused on The Red Mile where pacing phenom Niatross would attempt to become the fastest pacer of all-time....read on

Race Rewind: Niatross At Saratoga

December 7, 2014:

While most of the races suggested for TROT's 40 moments of the last 40 years involve a horse winning a race, a few of those moments involve horses so dominant their losses are just as memorable....read on

Rare Company For 'The Captain'?

November 28, 2013:

“I applaud (his connections) for doing it. It’s great for the industry. He will be one of the favourites and he deserves to be.”...read on

2013 Hall Of Fame Photos Online

August 17, 2013:

Photos from the 2013 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame induction ceremony on August 15 at the Mississauga Convention Centre in Mississauga, Ont. are now available online for viewing....read on

Live 2013 Hall Of Fame Coverage

August 15, 2013:

Trot Insider will provide live coverage from tonight's Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony....read on

In A Class Of His Own

August 14, 2013:

He was never involved in a photo finish, with his narrowest win margin at three-quarters of a length. When he retired, he held 15 World Records. His time trial of 1:49.1 was nearly three full seconds -- 14 lengths -- faster than the former World Record....read on

The Day Niatross Broke 1:50

June 30, 2013:

Were you there? Did you witness one of the greatest feats in harness racing history, accomplished by one of the greatest horses ever? Now is your chance to go back in time and live that day through the memory of someone lucky enough to be at the Red Mile on that historical autumn afternoon....read on

Niatross, Secretariat Headline Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Class Of 2013

April 9, 2013:

World Class racing greats Niatross and Secretariat headline the field of 13 new Hall of Fame inductees under new rules that allow international competitors into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame....read on

2013 Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Ballot Announced

March 27, 2013:

Racing greats Secretariat and Niatross figure prominently on the 2013 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame election ballot, which reflects the changes announced earlier this year. Eligibility now includes those people and horses that brought honour to Canadian horse racing....read on

A Legend's Deteriorating Dream

February 10, 2013:

“Quite often I look around and I say to myself: 'My life was wasted.' I spent all this time trying to keep something going and now it’s gone.”...read on

History Happens Today

October 1, 2011:

Some of the biggest events in harness racing took place on this day in history. Here's a look back at October 1 throughout the years...read on


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