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New Owners Event At The Big M

June 9, 2016:

The Meadowlands Racetrack and the U.S. Trotting Association will host a special Night at the Races on July 30 for new and prospective owners....read on

Getting Into The Driver's Seat

June 4, 2016:

"We need to promote the industry and promote the breed and I think more people will get involved and enjoy it. And that’s the name of the game."...read on

USTA Donates To Florida Fire Victims

March 18, 2016:

U.S. Trotting Association President Phil Langley announced Friday (March 18) that the USTA will make a $5,000 donation to the Florida Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association to assist horsemen involved in the fire at the South Florida Trotting Center near Lake Worth on March 16. The fire led to the death of 12 horses and injuries to many others....read on

Social Media Committee Appointed

March 4, 2016:

Following the conclusion of the U.S. Trotting Association Board of Directors’ Annual Meeting on Monday (Feb. 29), USTA President Phil Langley announced the formation of a Social Media Advisory Committee to assist in the industry’s social media initiative....read on

Miami Valley Guarantees $10K Pick 5

March 2, 2016:

Miami Valley Raceway announced on Wednesday (March 2) that it has joined forces with the United States Trotting Association and has become part of the popular Strategic Wagering Platform, which jointly guarantees pool sizes on specific selected exotic wagers at many of the top harness tracks in America....read on

Wagering Up In Canada, U.S.

January 6, 2016:

Data from Standardbred Canada and the United States Trotting Association indicates that pari-mutuel wagering on harness racing posted an increase North America-wide in 2015....read on

Harness Racing Active In Holiday Parade

December 7, 2015:

Harness racing was well represented at the 33rd annual Christmas in Middleburg, Virginia parade. A record breaking crowd of an estimated 25,000 were on hand to cheer the parade participants for an event that stopped traffic in all directions....read on

New Online Contests Announced

November 10, 2015:

The United States Trotting Association has announced that it is partnering with a leader in horse racing contests to create and present harness racing contests to a new audience....read on

Upcoming Banquet / Meeting At Batavia

November 4, 2015:

On Sunday, November 15, Batavia Downs will be the site for the USTA District 8 membership meeting, director election and New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) year-end awards banquet, hosted by the New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund....read on

Stepping Up For Standardbreds

October 20, 2015:

The United States Trotting Association has provided a donation through its ‘Support Our Standardbreds’ (SOS) program to the Starting Gaits Standardbred Transition program for the care of 22 Standardbreds of all ages horses in emergent need of care in Florida....read on

Innovators’ Circle Details Announced

September 3, 2015:

The Race Track Industry Program today announced the United States Trotting Association’s support and commitment as the first sponsor, and judge, of this year’s inaugural Innovators’ Circle pitch competition....read on

Introductions To Horse Ownership

August 31, 2015:

In an effort to take harness racing fans from the grandstand to the winner’s circle, the U.S. Trotting Association, in partnership with racetracks and sales companies, is conducting a series of seminars, mixers and receptions to introduce people to the fun and excitement of owning harness racehorses....read on

Study To Evaluate Cobalt Announced

August 24, 2015:

The U.S. Trotting Association announced on Monday (August 24) that it will fund a research study by renowned equine researchers Dr. George Maylin from Morrisville State College in New York and Dr. Karyn Malinowski and Dr. Ken McKeever of Rutgers University in New Jersey to evaluate the effects of cobalt on red blood cell production (erythropoiesis) and performance enhancement in horses....read on

Strategic Wagering Adds Guaranteed Pool Trifectas

July 31, 2015:

As August begins, the U.S. Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering program will be adding a new, guaranteed pool wager, trifectas, to the menu at three racetracks: Balmoral Park, Maywood Park and Northfield Park....read on

Strategic Wagering Pools To Exceed $2M

July 30, 2015:

As the Grand Circuit roars into the Big M, the Meadows Racetrack and Balmoral Park on Saturday, the new month begins an extraordinary effort by the USTA and Strategic Wagering to entice new players into the game and veteran players back in the game....read on


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