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Illinois Bred Racing Will Be Held At Du Quoin

March 12, 2010:

The World Trotting Derby and its companion race for fillies, as well as the Hayes Memorial races, will not be contested this year at the Du Quoin State Fair in Illinois...read on

World Trotting Derby Faces Funding Cuts

March 11, 2010:

Among a long list of proposed budget cuts announced by the Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday is funding for the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds’ World Trotting Derby...read on

Cool Hand Luke

September 10, 2009:

When a friend called Luke McCarthy last weekend and asked if he was available to drive superstar trotter Muscle Hill in the World Trotting Derby at the Du Quoin State Fair in Illinois, he thought it was a joke...read on

Muscle Hill Wins World Trotting Derby

September 5, 2009:

World champion Muscle Hill continued to impress his followers on Saturday with a 1:52.3 triumph in the $575,000 World Trotting Derby...read on

World Record For Highscore Kemp In Filly WTD

September 4, 2009:

With the edge of the grandstand and the finish fast approaching, Highscore Kemp and driver Tim Tetrick poked a head in front and stretched it out to a length to win the $130,000 World Trotting Derby for three-year-old fillies in a world, stakes and track record time...read on

Takter Talks 'Derby' Starters

September 3, 2009:

Trainer Jimmy Takter has an entrant in the World Trotting Derby as well as the filly companion race for a purse of $130,000 on Friday at the DuQuoin State Fair...read on

Will There Be A World Record Saturday?

September 2, 2009:

Trainer Greg Peck has taken some time out of his schedule to talk world records with officials from the DuQuoin State Fair, where Muscle Hill will be participating in the $550,000 (est.) World Trotting Derby Saturday, September 5...read on

Muscle Hill Prepping For WTD

August 31, 2009:

Muscle Hill will bring a 14-race win streak to Saturday's $575,000 World Trotting Derby at the Illinois State Fair in DuQuoin as he looks to become the third consecutive Hambletonian winner...read on

Muscle Hill Qualifies, To Race Prior To 'Derby'

August 21, 2009:

To the surprise of some, Hambletonian winner Muscle Hill qualified this morning at the Red Mile. Earlier this week, trainer Greg Peck told Trot Insider that the Muscles Yankee three-year-old will be racing pari-mutuelly prior to the September 5 World Trotting Derby...read on

Peck: Muscle Hill To World Trotting Derby

August 20, 2009:

In an article by The Star-Ledger, trainer Greg Peck has been quoted as saying that it has always been the plan to send three-year-old trotting dynamo Muscle Hill to the World Trotting Derby in Illinois instead of the...read on

Lantern Kronos Takes Filly WTD

August 29, 2008:

Falkbolagen Ab's Lantern Kronos cleared to the lead at the head of the stretch and trotted home comfortably for a 1:53 victory in the $166,000 Filly World Trotting Derby earlier this afternoon at the Du Quoin State Fair....read on

Lind Discusses Celebrity Secret

August 29, 2008:

Celebrity Secret, with just four wins in 18 career starts, has been quietly trotting a path to riches, with $755,556 in earnings. He's been second or third 11 times, most of them in major races....read on

Indiana Champ Steps Up

August 28, 2008:

Deweycheatumnhowe may have a 16-race win streak coming in to the World Trotting Derby, but there's one other horse not far behind him....read on

Takter Comments On World Trot Pupils

August 28, 2008:

Trainer Jimmy Takter sends out one each in the World Trotting Derby colt and filly divisions on Saturday at Illinois' DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. On the distaff side, Takter will drive Lantern Kronos, runner-up in the Hambletonian Oaks on August 2 and winner of the August 23 American National Stakes at Balmoral Park....read on

HPI TV Bonus Weekend Stakes Coverage

August 28, 2008:

HPI TV has announced it will be offering more bonus coverage to customers this weekend including the $565,000 World Trotting Derby from DuQuoin, Illinois, featuring the undefeated Hambletonian champion Deweycheatumnhowe....read on


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