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Interest Sparked in NJ Standardbreds

March 20, 2019:

Ever since Governor Phil Murphy signed the $100 million, five-year purse appropriation into law on Valentine’s Day, the Standardbred industry has experienced a much heightened interest in New Jersey....read on

'Henry' Prevails; Four For Shepherd

March 20, 2019:

Pam Forgie's All Out Henry ($9.30) had all the answers in Wednesday's featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot at The Raceway at Western Fair District, dismissing backstretch pressure and keeping a stand-side rally from Scene A Magician at bay in a wide-open contest. On the undercard, Patrick Shepherd led all trainers with four wins on the 10-race program....read on

Buffalo Gals Sweep Wednesday Features

March 20, 2019:

Wheels A Turning was the lone mare in Buffalo Raceway's $12,000 Open Trot on Wednesday night (March 20), and she was way too much for the boys to handle as she scored a 1-1/4 length victory over Southern Palms in 1:57.4....read on

Siegelman Wins Five At Monticello

March 20, 2019:

For the fourth time this season, Austin Siegelman won five races in an afternoon at Monticello Raceway, doing so on Wednesday's (March 20) eight-race card....read on

Gaskin Headlines 'Post Time'

March 20, 2019:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by the United States Trotting Association and BetAmerica, is excited to announce the lineup for Thursday morning (March 21) at 10:30 a.m....read on

Bonamassa Keeps Rolling At Saratoga

March 20, 2019:

Bonamassa continued her strong start to the meet on Wednesday (March 20) at Saratoga Casino Hotel, recording her third win of the season in just her fifth start....read on

$6,500 Yearling Begins 'Cup' Quest

March 20, 2019:

Eighty-two sophomore pacers have been nominated to the 36th edition of Woodbine Mohawk Park’s North America Cup. Some of those charges are slowly but surely starting to come out of the woodwork – one in particular, a $6,500 yearling purchase, will be looking to punch above his weight in hopes of scoring a knockout....read on

Job Fair At Mohawk Saturday

March 20, 2019:

Woodbine Entertainment is hosting a job fair this Saturday in search of employees for various hospitality, warehouse and guest experience positions at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Geza Kovacs Passes

March 20, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Standardbred owner and harness racing aficionado Geza Kovacs, of Toronto, Ont., has passed away at the age of 86....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

March 20, 2019:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

Edward ‘Bamps’ Rohr Passes

March 20, 2019:

Edward R. Rohr III, 72, lovingly known to all as ‘Bamps,’ passed away peacefully on Monday, March 18, 2019 at the Gosnell Hospice House after a brief battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family at his side during his final days....read on

Historic Race Calls Square Off

March 20, 2019:

Between them, drivers Paul MacKenzie and Randy Waples have won more than 15,250 races but few are as memorable as the two races featured in today's second round bracket to determine Canada's Best Race Call....read on

New ASBA Executive Director Named

March 20, 2019:

The Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association has announced the appointment of its new executive director....read on

Keeping A Legacy Alive

March 20, 2019:

No matter what she does, Kristina Smith carries the memory of her grandmother with her. Smith’s horses always will, too....read on

PEI Gets Significant Purse Boost

March 20, 2019:

In an announcement made on Tuesday (March 19) by the Hon. Heath MacDonald, Minister of Finance for Prince Edward Island, the harness racing industry in P.E.I. will receive a large purse funding increase from the province's government....read on

Top Royal Rushes To Preferred Win

March 19, 2019:

Sweeping to command before the half, Top Royal commandeered her rivals and cruised to a three-and-three-quarter-length victory going an added distance in the $9,400 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday, March 19....read on

Betabcool Blows By Foes At Pocono

March 19, 2019:

Under patient handling from Anthony Napolitano, the Bettors Delight mare Betabcool N rallied off of a fast pace to win the $14,000 featured pace for mares in 1:52.3 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Tuesday, March 19....read on

Late Closers Contested In Miami Matinee

March 19, 2019:

The Tuesday, March 19 matinee at Miami Valley Raceway featured both trotters and pacers in 'Lebanon Legends' late-closing series action....read on

Breeders Lawsuit Motions Close

March 19, 2019:

After a three-month break, the proceedings pertaining to a civil lawsuit from a group of Ontario Standardbred racehorse breeders against the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation reconvened in Ontario Superior Court on Tuesday, March 19 in Brampton, Ont....read on

Keystone USHWA Names Award Winners

March 19, 2019:

Stan Bergstein Proximity Award winner Foiled Again has also been named the winner of the Mary Lib Miller Award, the highest honour given by the Keystone Chapter of the U.S. Harness Writers Association, for his unmatched career as racehorse and ambassador....read on

Tall In The Saddle Passes

March 19, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that pacing mare Tall In The Saddle has passed away at the age of 28....read on

Hopkins, Stuckey Qualify For WHHC

March 19, 2019:

Dan Hopkins of Washington Township, N.J. captured the March 16th World Harness Handicapping Championship Last Chance Qualifier presented by DerbyWars.com at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Qualify For NTRA Horseplayers Championship

March 19, 2019:

The Meadowlands is hosting a live-money National Horseplayers Championship qualifying event this Saturday, March 23 that will provide two seats to the NHC Final in Las Vegas to be held February 7-9, 2020....read on

Races Of Two Extremes Face Off

March 19, 2019:

A race with an international audience is pitted against an event from one of the country's smallest centres in today's second round bracket to determine Canada's Best Race Call....read on

USTA Launches App For Microchip Readers

March 19, 2019:

The U.S. Trotting Association announced Tuesday (March 19) the launch of the USTA Chip ID app to utilize with Universal Worldscan Reader Plus microchip readers from Merck/HomeAgain®....read on

RUS NY To Host Derby Night At The Races

March 19, 2019:

The Racing Under Saddle series of New York is proud to host its inaugural Derby Night at the Races event on (Saturday) May 4 in Orange County, N.Y., the Cradle of the Trotter....read on

Krueger Injured In Pompano Accident

March 19, 2019:

Driver Matt Krueger was injured on Monday night at Pompano Park after a serious accident involving four horses occurred during the first race....read on

Ken Grant Passes

March 19, 2019:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Ken Grant of Simcoe, Ont. passed away on March 16, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre in his 87th year....read on

Qualifiers Set For Sunshine Meadows

March 19, 2019:

Sunshine Meadows Training Center in Delray Beach, Fla. will hold qualifying races for the first time this weekend....read on

'Free Willy' Upsets In Preferred

March 18, 2019:

Musical Rhythm looked as though he was in a prime position to steal Monday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park, but Free Willy Hanover stormed home late and nabbed that foe in deep stretch to post an upset of his own....read on

Brocks Fortune Prevails; Nixon Triples

March 18, 2019:

Brocks Fortune turned a perfect, pocket trip into a narrow triumph in Monday’s $8,500 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and trainer Dean Nixon celebrated a hat trick performance with performers from his outfit....read on

Lebanon Legends Series Kicks Off

March 18, 2019:

A sure sign that Spring is right around the corner is the commencement of the “Lebanon Legends” late closer series for green pacers and trotters at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

Plans For Las Vegas Track Unveiled

March 18, 2019:

It has been announced that three ‘planned sites’ have been targeted to conduct live Standardbred racing in the State of Nevada, and one of those sites is somewhere in Las Vegas....read on

Supergill Passes

March 18, 2019:

Supergill, a $500,000 yearling in the fall of 1986 who went on to become one of the top sires in Italy, passed away at 7:24 a.m. on Sunday, March 17 at the age of 34....read on

Pro Drivers To Compete In Virtual Race

March 18, 2019:

Eight of North America's top drivers have been confirmed to compete in an upcoming race – only this time they will face off while driving virtual horses....read on

Travel Advisory For Western Fair

March 18, 2019:

Horsepeople that are racing at The Raceway at Western Fair District should be aware of an important travel advisory....read on

Significant Purse Increase At Freehold

March 18, 2019:

Officials with Freehold Raceway have announced that a significant purse increase at the track will be in effect as of this Friday (March 22)....read on

Guaranteed Northfield Pool Monday

March 18, 2019:

Officials with Northfield Park have announced that the track will be offering a guaranteed exotic pool during its program of live racing scheduled for Monday (March 18)....read on

New THHOA Directors, Executive Elected

March 18, 2019:

The Truro Harness Horse Owners Association held its general meeting this past weekend. The primary objective of the gathering was to elect the association’s new directors and executive members....read on

USTA Seeking Feedback

March 18, 2019:

The U.S. Trotting Association has announced the launch of a ‘NewLook’ website that invites members, industry participants and fans of harness racing an all-new way to provide feedback on the organization’s redesign of its website on Monday (March 18)....read on

Round Two Of Race Calls Continues

March 18, 2019:

Today's second round bracket to determine Canada's Best Race Call features historic editions of two long-standing and prestigious Canadian stakes events....read on

Hippodrome 3R To Race On Friday Nights

March 18, 2019:

The Quebec Jockey Club has announced that for the 2019 harness racing season the Hippodrome 3R will be racing on Friday nights along with the normal Sunday afternoon cards....read on

Delay In Implementation Of New CPMA Elimination Guidelines

March 18, 2019:

On Monday, March 18, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency informed the racing industry that the implementation of the new edition of the CPMA Elimination Guidelines that was announced last month will be delayed until further notice....read on

Hp Patriote Pulls Upset In Preferred

March 17, 2019:

Off as the second-longest shot on the board, Hp Patriote upset at 18-1 to win the $8,100 Preferred Handicap Pace at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday, March 17....read on

Pretty Handsome Wins Handily

March 17, 2019:

The $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace feature on the Sunday, March 17 card at Flamboro Downs went to Pretty Handsome, who won going wire to wire as the odds-on favourite in 1:54.4....read on

Da Magician Dashes At Fraser

March 17, 2019:

Serge Masse moved odds-on favourite Da Magician to the top from post two and held firm on the lead through the wire to take the $12,000 Open Pace in 1:54.1 on Sunday, March 17 at Fraser Downs....read on

Racing Season Kicks Off At Century

March 17, 2019:

The sun shone on Century Downs as the Calgary track, delaying opening day due to weather and track conditions, finally kicked off racing for the 2019 season on Sunday, March 17....read on

All About Cowboys Cruises In Miami

March 17, 2019:

All About Cowboys dominated the $25,000 Open I Trot at Miami Valley Raceway on Sunday afternoon (March 17), establishing a lifetime mark in the process....read on

California Still Accepting Stallion Noms

March 17, 2019:

The California Sires Stakes is still accepting stallion nominations for the DHA states of California, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Maine, Michigan and Alberta, Canada until April 1....read on

'Concrete' Was ‘A Storybook Horse’

March 17, 2019:

"I bought him as a yearling in Pennsylvania for $18,000, but actually preferred another yearling that was going to sell two spots later in the auction… But he came along first and he was ours."...read on


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