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Racing Returning To Halifax?

March 17, 2011:

A five-eighths mile track with a permanent site for concerts could be coming to Halifax if plans for a facility modeled after another Maritime harness racing hot spot come to fruition...read on

Soft Hands And A Smooth Voice

March 10, 2011:

While driver Scott Coulter's musical tastes might not be aggressive and intense, his driving style will be on Friday night as one of eight drivers competing in Friday's Ontario Regional Driving Championship...read on

A Homecoming For PEI's MacDonald?

March 9, 2011:

What kind of strategy does a driver bring into a contest where he has to beat the province's best to qualify for a shot to take on the best in Canada on home soil?...read on

Concern Over New Preference Rule

March 4, 2011:

"I have nothing but great things to say about the Ontario Sires Stakes program; I've raced up there and the people have treated me very well. But with this new ruling, if I would have known it, I would have bred here in New York."...read on

Which WRDC Driver Drew Best?

February 26, 2011:

"The backstretch banter was [he] may have the better horses, but will he be ready to go? It's like Spring Training for him."...read on

Third Time's A Charm?

February 22, 2011:

If Glenn LeDrew's lucky number is three, the racing gods could be on his side for this Saturday's Western Regional Driving Championship at Fraser Downs in British Columbia...read on

A Change Of Heart For Gural?

February 16, 2011:

The last time Jeff Gural was on Trot Radio, he said with conviction that "it was a mathematical certainty" that harness racing was "going to die". Why would Gural try to revive and invest in the Meadowlands?...read on

Youth Movement At The Meadowlands

February 13, 2011:

"I've always tried to come up with ways to get younger people involved in this game. After all, our fan base is continuously getting older and we're not replacing enough of those older fans...read on

MacMillan On Rideau Closure

February 8, 2011:

"We are disappointed that we weren't involved earlier on in the process...Obviously we're looking to move forward from here and get back to racing and, most importantly, make it up to the fans in some way."...read on

Hardy On Race Date Reduction Vs. Field Quality Debate

February 5, 2011:

"The big thing for us as horsemen is we have to make a living, and the reduction in race days I don't see that it's going to help us...but when you talk about it as a gambler or a horseplayer, you're right - there's gotta be a solution in there, I'm just not sure...read on

St Elmo Hero Bound For Canada?

February 3, 2011:

"He's nominated for the Cam Fella [Stakes]. We haven't made any final decisions; everything is based on the condition of the horse....read on

Umphrey Honest About His Chances

January 28, 2011:

"There should be a federal investigation if my mare wins. Honestly, it's nice to be considered in the company of [Dreamfair Eternal]; she's very impressive and she deserves to be where she's at."...read on

Big Jim Talks Big Jim

January 25, 2011:

"You know, I'm not a fan of heat racing but yes, I think I'm probably going to have to race him in the [Little Brown] Jug. If he's ever going to go to sire, the Americans would like to see him in the Jug, that's for sure."...read on

Burke On Starting Canadian Stable

January 19, 2011:

Will the continent's most powerful harness racing stable be setting up shop in Canada in 2011? Ron Burke answers that question and more on today's episode of Trot Radio...read on

Betting Up, Purse Increase Coming

January 14, 2011:

"The handle is up, which is contrary to the trend - especially in Canada. What's really exciting is that Fredericton is up 53 per cent with simulcast up 38 per cent."...read on


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