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Rookies Sizzle In Gold Divisions

July 4, 2020:

There is an alchemy involved in teaching a yearling how to be a racehorse — the top tier of the Ontario Sires Stakes is, after all, the Gold Series — and last winter trainer Casie Coleman Herlihy though it might actually take supernatural power to transform Springbridge Duel into a racehorse....read on

Freshmen Fireworks In Ohio Stakes

July 3, 2020:

Eight $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes contests for freshman trotters of both genders kicked off the holiday weekend at Northfield Park. Harness racing fans got their first glimpse of Ohio’s future stars with five divisions for fillies and three divisions for colts and geldings....read on

Caroluzzo Upsets In Preferred Trot

July 3, 2020:

A costly miscue for odds-on favourite Precieuse CC in Friday’s $4,000 Preferred 3 for trotters at Hippodrome 3R left the door wide-open for an upsetter to prevail, and Caroluzzo stepped up and fit the bill by winning the featured affair....read on

Crowes Troops Triple Up At Truro

July 3, 2020:

Trainer/driver Darren Crowe had a productive Friday afternoon at Truro Raceway thanks to a hat trick performance with horses from his own barn....read on

Caroluzzo Upsets At 3R

July 3, 2020:

The game warhorse Caroluzzo teamed up with veteran Richard Simard to score an upset victory in the Preferred Trot at Hippodrome 3R on Friday (July 3)....read on

Facebook Live From Scioto Saturday

July 3, 2020:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association (OHHA) will host “Saturday at the Races” presented by the Galbreath Equine Center at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center on July 4, from Eldorado Scioto Downs....read on

Friends At First Sight

July 3, 2020:

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us haven't been able to see our close friends as much and how we'd like. Two-year-old Ellie Driscoll doesn't have that problem, as her best friends are a pair of Standardbred foals....read on

Sophomores Impress At Philly

July 3, 2020:

A trio of victorious three-year-olds with bright futures caught the eye on Friday (July 3) at Harrah's Philadelphia, including a 2019 O'Brien Award winner....read on

NJ Medication Testing Awareness

July 3, 2020:

The SBOANJ has received notification that positive drug tests for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are showing up as harness racing has resumed in New Jersey....read on

Attendance Allowances At The Meadowlands

July 3, 2020:

Fans will be in the grandstand for live harness racing tonight and tomorrow at the Meadowlands. The grandstand will open to 25 percent capacity indoors....read on

Meadows Halts On-Site Fans, Wagering

July 3, 2020:

The Meadows Casino Racetrack Hotel (“The Meadows”) announced today that on-site race wagering will be temporarily suspended effective 11:59 p.m., July 3, 2020....read on

Governor’s Plate Elims Set

July 3, 2020:

The finest pacers to grace the Eastern Seaboard of Canada will lock bridles Sunday afternoon while vying for a spot in the 52nd edition of the Governor’s Plate at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Mystery Phil Takes On Top Class

July 3, 2020:

Fresh off his biggest performance since coming East, Mystery Phil will take on the top class on Saturday (July 4) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Tioga July Racing Schedule Reminder

July 3, 2020:

Participants should be advised that Tioga Downs will race live through the month of July on Friday & Saturday at 4:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m....read on

Atlantic Sires Stakes To Summerside

July 3, 2020:

After a delayed start to the stake season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the best two and three-year-old trotters and pacers from across the Maritimes will be featured next week at Red Shores Summerside as part of harness racing action during Governor's Plate Week....read on

Monterey Jack Likes To Say 'Cheese'

July 3, 2020:

Monterey Jack debuted impressively two weeks ago during the baby race session at The Meadowlands and he returned on Friday (July 3) with another powerful performance to conclude the day's Breakfast With The Babies bonanza....read on

Run Director To Start Stateside Sunday

July 3, 2020:

Harrah’s Philadelphia will be hosting one of its strongest non-stakes cards in quite some time this Sunday afternoon, with three $20,000 events for the fast-class older horses set to go....read on

July 4 Fireworks At The Meadows

July 3, 2020:

Saturday’s Independence Day celebration at The Meadows will be more festive and exciting than originally anticipated....read on

Two-Year-Olds Tussle At Mohawk

July 3, 2020:

The old adage stating 'it's not how you start, it's how you finish' was certainly fitting for two of the more noteworthy outings during the Friday (July 3) session of baby races at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Trotting Colts Shine At Hoosier Park

July 3, 2020:

A talented group of three-year-old trotting colts and geldings were in the spotlight at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action on Thursday, July 3....read on

Fillies Dazzle In Gold Divisions

July 2, 2020:

Ontario’s most talented three-year-old trotting fillies took a star turn on TSN’s Racing Night Live at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday and Princesspartypants opened the Gold Series season with an impressive come-from-behind victory in the first $73,067 division....read on

Fillies Flaunt It At Yonkers

July 2, 2020:

Yonkers Raceway hosted their first New York Sire Stakes legs of the season Thursday night as three-year-old pacing fillies were on display with three $52,000 divisions....read on

Nominations, Purses Up At Red Mile

July 2, 2020:

The Red Mile announced today that the outlook is bright for its 2020 race meet, which begins on Sunday, August 2 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 11....read on

Glider Man Takes Top Trot

July 2, 2020:

The betting public was all over Glider Man in Thursday’s $2,500 feature race at the Charlottetown Driving Park, and the gelding didn’t let down his army of backers....read on

Rookie Impress In Pennsylvania Stakes

July 2, 2020:

Trainer Nancy Takter and driver Dexter Dunn combined to win the fastest two of the four divisions of the $218,260 first preliminary round of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for two-year-old pacing colts Thursday afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia, with Red Right Hand, whose 1:52 was the fastest clocking among the babies, salvaging some honour for tote-board favourites, who had taken a PaSS drubbing up until then....read on

Bontz N Keeps On Rolling

July 2, 2020:

Bontz N continued her win streak in the Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Thursday as she changed tactics to score her fourth consecutive victory in the local feature....read on

EBC Headlines Saturday Vernon Card

July 2, 2020:

Vernon Downs will host three Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) races for three-year-old trotters on Saturday (July 4)....read on

Barrieau On His Sunday Clinton Starters

July 2, 2020:

Three-year-old fillies will be the stars of the show this Sunday (July 5) at Clinton Raceway, as the half-mile oval will play host to six $22,800 Grassroots Series divisions for the sophomore trotting fillies and the $64,700 Kin Pace final for their pacing counterparts....read on

Cams Card Shark Passes

July 2, 2020:

It has been announced that Cams Card Shark passed away peacefully at Hanover Shoe Farms today (Thursday, July 2, 2020) at the age of 29....read on

Kin Pace Post Draw Complete

July 2, 2020:

Post luck, trainer and driver skill, trip luck, and racing luck will all be in play in a big way in the 2020 final of the Kin Pace this coming Sunday (July 5) at Clinton Raceway....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace (Week 4)

July 2, 2020:

There is just one week until the eliminations, but there are two new names on Dave Little's 'Road to the Meadowlands Pace.'...read on

Driving Talent Flocking To The 'Big M'

July 2, 2020:

During the four weeks since the end of the coronavirus shutdown at the Meadowlands Racetrack, the the 'Mecca of Harness Racing' has offered its usual high-octane action....read on

Summer Position With TROT Magazine

July 2, 2020:

Standardbred Canada's Information, Communications & Innovation Department, which oversees the SC website and TROT Magazine, is seeking an enthusiastic student for a summer placement with Canada’s leading horse racing website and publication....read on

Attend Live Racing At Hoosier Saturday

July 2, 2020:

It has been announced that Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will be welcoming customers back to watch live and simulcast horse racing, effective Saturday, July 4....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

July 2, 2020:

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

George Cochrane Passes

July 2, 2020:

Standardbred horse man George W. Cochrane, 81, of Sparrowbush, NY, passed away on June 23, 2020, at Westchester Medical Center, in Valhalla, NY....read on

Luca Balenzano Passes

July 2, 2020:

Standardbred racehorse breeder/owner Luca Balenzano, 82, of Pompano Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 30, 2020....read on

Fillion's Looking For More

July 2, 2020:

“My father had racing horses when he was young. My grandfather was a blacksmith at that time. After several years without horses, my dad bought a gelding, Classic Mondial. I was 14 when I start taking care of this horse. He performed well and that gave us the taste to continue and to buy others."...read on

Tracking The NA Cup Eligibles

July 2, 2020:

As stakes season looms and three-year-old pacers continue to emerge and sharpen, Trot Insider will track the contenders and eligibles as they prepare for the 2020 Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Fillies Impress In Indiana Stakes

July 2, 2020:

Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino played host to the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action for the 2020 season on Wednesday (July 1)....read on

Gias Surreal Repeats At Buffalo

July 1, 2020:

Gias Surreal is quickly becoming the dominant damsel at Buffalo Raceway, collecting her second straight win in the $11,500 Open Pace for fillies and mares with a half-length victory over Hey Kobe in 1:54.2 on Wednesday night (July 1)....read on

Grassroots Double For Baillargeon

July 1, 2020:

Trainer Ben Baillargeon made the most of the Canada Day (July 1) card at Grand River Raceway, sending both of his Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots starters on the card — No Time To Play ($4.10) and Ongoing Royalty ($8.80) — to victory....read on

Upsets Abound In Delaware Trots

July 1, 2020:

Four $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund’s (DSBF) three-year-old trotting stakes were contested on the Wednesday (July 1) program at Harrington Raceway, and upsets abounded....read on

Ramblinglily Passes

July 1, 2020:

One of the greatest Maritime-bred pacing mares to set foot on a racetrack, Ramblinglily has passed away at the age of 10....read on

Amelias Courage A Stalks, Strikes

July 1, 2020:

Amelias Courage A waited patiently in the pocket while the leaders duelled, and then rolled by in the 'lightning lane' to capture Wednesday’s (July 1) $17,900 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Takter, Little Highlight 'Post Time'

July 1, 2020:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by the United States Trotting Association, has announce the lineup for Thursday (July 2) at 10:30 a.m. Guests include Nancy Takter and Dave Little....read on

Frosh Fillies Featured At Philly

July 1, 2020:

The Pennsylvania Sire Stakes made its 2020 debut on Wednesday afternoon (July 1) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, as four $53,534 sire stakes and four $20,000 stallion series divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies in the spotlight....read on

'Flash' Takes Red Shores Feature

July 1, 2020:

A power move to the front in the opening panel sealed the deal for Flash In The Pang, as he walked away with the Canada Day Pace on a special Wednesday afternoon (July 1) card at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway....read on

Update: Yonkers Stakes Rescheduled

July 1, 2020:

Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts has announced the dates of several stakes races to be held at Yonkers Raceway. The previously scheduled races were interrupted earlier in the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have been rescheduled for later this year....read on

No Change Atop 'Road To Hambo'

July 1, 2020:

The top three horses — Amigo Volo, Real Cool Sam and Hypnotic AM — remain the same in the fifth weekly installment of Ken Warkentin's 'Road to the Hambletonian.'...read on


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