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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

CBC To Profile PEI Harness Racing

January 31, 2012:

On Sunday, February 5, the CBC will be shining its light on the Prince Edward Island harness racing industry during the airing of the latest installment of 'Land and Sea.'...read on

Nixon: Racing Is Missing "The Pageantry"

August 22, 2011:

Basking in the glow of Blissfull Breeze's win in the $60,000 final of the Sobey's Gold Cup & Saucer, victorious trainer Dean Nixon has said that the show Red Shores puts on for the annual event...read on

Drivers Don't Want To Pay $25 Charge

August 11, 2011:

According to a report, a decade-old policy of charging drivers an admission fee to access the PEI Provincial Exhibition have now forced the sulky sitters to speak out...read on

Beating The Heat And The Injuries

July 22, 2011:

With the mercury having skyrocketed over the past week, there have been many news stories about racing cancellations and horses doing whatever they can to cool off. Horseperson Ann Charlotte Kelly has been busy taking dips in PEI's Charlottetown Harbour, but they have nothing to do with the current heat wave...read on

Summerside Stakes Event Renamed

June 29, 2011:

Trot Insider has learned that the name of Summerside Raceway's 'Late Closer for Fillies & Mares' stakes has been changed....read on

Arsenault, MacPhee: 'Don't Take Away VLTs'

April 18, 2011:

According to an article by the CBC, Maritime horsemen Kenny Arsenault and Brian MacPhee have spoken out in regard to reports that the Prince Edward Island Progressive Conservatives might ban video lottery terminals if...read on

MPHRC: Strangles Confirmed In Early March

March 24, 2011:

In a notice to the industry dated March 9, 2011, the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission announced that there has been a confirmed case of Strangles at a riding horse stable in the eastern part of Prince Edward Island and at a standardbred breeding operation on mainland Nova Scotia....read on

Prince County Horseman's Club Banquet Info

March 8, 2011:

Details have been released for the upcoming annual awards banquet for the Prince County Horseman's Club of...read on

PEIHRIA Will Continue To Determine Dates

January 18, 2011:

Last month, Councillor Jim Steele publicly stated that the 2011 race-date discrepancy between the Charlottetown Driving Park and Summerside Raceway had to be 'evened up' on Prince Edward Island. Provincial Finance Minister Wes Sheridan has retorted...read on

Matinee Challenge Series Awards Winners

December 9, 2010:

Red Shores at Charlottetown Driving Park was the venue for the annual PEI Harness Racing Industry Association and Matinee Racetrack Dinner and Awards Banquet on Tuesday, December 7...read on

Problems For Loto-Quebec's Online Poker?

November 1, 2010:

According to a report, Loto-Québec could be facing some pretty serious issues in regard to its proposed online gaming website, which was said to be launching in the...read on

Phaneuf On The Live Racing Experience

September 16, 2010:

Would more of the mainstream public gravitate to horse racing if notable celebrities said they loved the game? Would more people follow the sport, show up and wager? Would the enticement of the unknown bring more people out?...read on

Winner Determined In Player's Competition

June 7, 2010:

Gary Jones claimed the Player’s Competition: Tournament Edition handicapping challenge which was held at PEI racetracks during the month of May...read on

O’Leary To Kick Off PEI Matinee Races

May 18, 2010:

The first harness racing matinee card of the season on Prince Edward Island will take place this coming Saturday...read on


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