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MacDonald Racks Up Five

June 18, 2021:

James MacDonald put on a driving clinic Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park thanks to his five-win performance on the 10-race card....read on

Last Call For Summer Mixed Entries

June 17, 2021:

The entry deadline for the Tattersalls Summer Mixed Sale is Tuesday, June 22, according to sale manager David Reid. After that time, only supplements will be accepted....read on

Closers Click In Plainridge Features

June 17, 2021:

A pair of $15,000 condition races - one for horses and geldings and one for fillies and mares - both featuring six-year-old and younger starters were contested at Plainridge Park on Thursday and winners Alex Having Fun and Know Your Roll both won as a result of strong stretch drives....read on

Woodmere Skyroller Mows Down Red Shores Foes

June 17, 2021:

Getting up in the final strides, Woodmere Skyroller put her nose on the line first in Thursday’s featured pace at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

MacMillan’s Crew Triples At Rideau

June 17, 2021:

It was a profitable day at the office for trainer John MacMillan, as his barn produced three winners on Thursday’s 10-race card at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Major Track Renovation At Yonkers

June 17, 2021:

Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts is seeing the fruition of a major renovation project completed on its 122-year-old historic Yonkers Raceway during the regularly scheduled June racing break....read on

Hesohot Hanover Repeats At Meadows

June 17, 2021:

Hesohot Hanover strolled through a :59 opening half, then drew off at the three-quarters and rolled to his second straight victory in Thursday’s (June 17) co-feature at The Meadows, a $9,800 conditioned trot....read on

Lindy The Great, Morairtime Impress

June 17, 2021:

Lindy The Great showed himself in the class of any of the top male trotters going right now as he raced to an easy 1:52.1 victory in Thursday's (June 17) featured $16,200 handicap at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

A Harness Homecoming For Jokić

June 17, 2021:

"I just enjoy being around them and seeing their different characteristics. You get to see when they work out that they are basically like us. They are athletes, sprinters. They are magnificent creatures."...read on

ID Technician In Eastern Ontario

June 17, 2021:

Standardbred Canada ID technician Daniel St-Jacques will be in the region between Smiths Falls and Napanee from June 24-26 to microchip all foals and racehorses stabled in the region....read on

Irby On 'Alumni Show'

June 17, 2021:

Marty Irby, executive director of Animal Wellness Action, is this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace: Week 7

June 17, 2021:

The top four spots in Week 7 of Dave Little's "Road to the Meadowlands Pace" are unchanged. but two newcomers crack the veteran racing journalist's Top 10....read on

Enhanced Screening Program At Mohawk

June 17, 2021:

On Thursday (June 17), Woodbine Entertainment issued a letter to harness racing participants at Woodbine Mohawk Park with respect to an enhanced screening program in place at the facility....read on

Juneteenth Race At Hawthorne

June 17, 2021:

On Saturday (June 19), Hawthorne Race Course will host the first pari-mutuel harness race in Illinois history to feature an entire field of Standardbred horses driven exclusively by African-American horsemen....read on

Lady Arthur Sharp In Qualifier

June 17, 2021:

Lady Arthur threw down a vicious 1:53.4 mile to lead Thursday morning's (June 17) six-race qualifying session at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Two-Year-Olds Target Tompkins

June 17, 2021:

Ever since beginning their preparations to start racing, two-year-old trotters Wall Of Moni and Pardon My Lindy impressed trainer Domenico Cecere. As a result, the well-mannered duo will get the opportunity to launch their careers Saturday (June 19) in divisions of the Arthur Tompkins Memorial at The Meadowlands....read on

Pick-5 Carryover At Clinton Sunday

June 17, 2021:

Fans of the Pick-5 wager at Clinton Raceway will be treated to a fantastic pool to play into on Sunday (June 20)....read on

Sensational Stakes Saturday At Big M

June 17, 2021:

The Meadowlands has a gigantic weekend of racing in store for harness racing aficionados with a pair of 14-race extravaganzas that get underway at 6:20 p.m. on Friday (June 18) and Saturday (June 19)....read on

USHWA Accepting Youth Applicants

June 17, 2021:

Since 2018, the United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) has welcomed Youth members, a category of membership for aspiring or early-career harness racing media 21 years of age or younger. It continues into its fourth year, with new Youth members' first-year dues generously paid by continued sponsor Tim Konkle, 2017 USHWA Member of the Year....read on

Chocolate Swirl Seeks Redemption

June 17, 2021:

With rail control and the “Blue Knight,” Jason Hughes, in the bike, Chocolate Swirl is marked as the one to beat in Friday’s (June 18) $2,950 top event at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

New COSA Fantasy Stable Deadline

June 17, 2021:

With the 2021 Ontario Sires Stakes schedule set, organizers of the 2nd annual COSA Fantasy Stable Contest have established a new deadline for entries....read on

Stan Klemencic Passes

June 17, 2021:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Stan Klemencic passed away peacefully at his Trenton, Ont. residence on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at the age of 94....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

June 17, 2021:

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

Head Turning Jag Dominates

June 16, 2021:

Robert Pooley's Head Turning Jag ($8.70) picked up right where he left off in March, scoring his second consecutive win — off an 81-day layoff, no less — by taking Wednesday's (June 16) $11,500 Preferred 2-3 Handicap Trot at Grand River Raceway in commanding fashion....read on

SC Seeks Full-Time Website News & Content Editor

June 16, 2021:

Standardbred Canada's Information, Communications & Innovation Department, which oversees the SC website and TROT Magazine, is seeking an accomplished and energetic individual for a position with Canada’s leading horse racing website....read on

Heart Of Mine Still Perfect In '21

June 16, 2021:

The heavily favoured Heart Of Mine ($3.60) didn't break any hearts in the New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old filly pacers on Wednesday night (June 16), remaining a perfect five-for-five in 2021 with a three-quarter-length victory in 1:56 over Easy To Please at Buffalo Raceway....read on

Sand Olls Dexter Passes

June 16, 2021:

Trot Insider has learned that iron-tough open class pacing millionaire Sand Olls Dexter has passed away at the age of 23....read on

Big Al M Leads DSBF Trotters

June 16, 2021:

The first leg of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes action for three-year-old trotters closed out the week of racing at Harrington Raceway with five $20,000 divisions on Wednesday (June 16)....read on

Seventier Leads Sophomores At Philly

June 16, 2021:

Seventier trotted to a new mark of 1:53.2 while winning his third consecutive race in a co-featured $12,600 conditioned event for developing horses on Wednesday (June 16) at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Rainbowinthewest Scores Off Layoff

June 16, 2021:

Off nearly two months, Rainbowinthewest got a welcome pocket trip and converted it to victory in Wednesday's (June 16) co-feature at The Meadows, a $10,300 conditioned trot....read on

Woodmere Ideal Art Looks To Repeat

June 16, 2021:

Horse Racing New Brunswick is back in action this Saturday afternoon (June 19) at Saint John's Exhibition Park Raceway with a six-dash harness racing card scheduled to start at 1 p.m....read on

Rckaroundtheclock N Completes Sweep

June 16, 2021:

Rckaroundtheclock N ($2.90) completed a sweep of the Virginia O'Brien Memorial Pacing Series at Saratoga Casino Hotel and ran her North American record to eight wins in nine starts with a 1:55.4 win in Wednesday's $32,500 final....read on

Pennacchio Wins Monticello NAADA Trot

June 16, 2021:

Despite not having won a race this season, P C Foreign Affair was sent away as the favourite in the NAADA Trot at Monticello Raceway Wednesday afternoon (June 16) — and he didn't let his backers down....read on

Winning Key Farm To Shift Focus

June 16, 2021:

Winning Key Farm announced Wednesday (June 16) a shift in direction of their breeding and racing operations....read on

Arc Light Goes For Three At CDP

June 16, 2021:

After powering by in the stretch last week, Arc Light will look for her third straight win in Thursday evening’s (June 17) top event at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

ASBA General Meeting Rescheduled

June 16, 2021:

The Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association has rescheduled their Annual General Meeting to Saturday, July 17, at 1 p.m. in the Truro Horseman’s Club, Truro, N.S....read on

'Racing Night Live' Returns Friday

June 16, 2021:

When Racing Night Live presented by OLG returns this Friday (June 18) on TSN, the broadcast will once again, noted Woodbine Entertainment CEO Jim Lawson, have all the angles covered — literally and figuratively speaking....read on

Road To The Hambletonian: Week 4

June 16, 2021:

Nine of the 10 horses in Week 4 of Ken Warkentin’s Road to the Hambletonian are not in to go this week....read on

Stretch The Line Leads Pocono Frosh

June 16, 2021:

Thirteen fields of two-year-olds got further education during a Wednesday morning (June 16) qualifying session at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Vernon To Host EBC Trots Friday

June 16, 2021:

Vernon Downs will once again play host to the Empires Breeders Classic for New York-sired three-year-old trotters on Friday (June 18)....read on

Sophomores Prep For Triple Crown

June 16, 2021:

The Triple Crown for pacers and trotters kicks off on June 25 when Yonkers Raceway will play host to eliminations (if necessary) for the $500,000 MGM Yonkers Trot and MGM Grand Messenger Pace....read on

Rocksapatriot Evens The Score

June 16, 2021:

The rivalry between Winners Over victor Rocksapatriot and nemesis Airspinder continued at Cumberland on Tuesday (June 15). Currently, after four rounds of heavyweight action, the score cards are tied at two....read on

SB Bodacious Dominates Again

June 16, 2021:

SB Bodacious delivered another dominating performance at Running Aces on Tuesday night (June 15) in the $12,000 Open Handicap Pace feature....read on

Racing To Resume In Nova Scotia

June 16, 2021:

The Nova Scotia Harness Racing Industry Association is pleased to announce that live harness racing will resume at tracks across the province this weekend....read on

Wolftrax Paying Off For Wellwood

June 16, 2021:

If it seems unusual to see Paula Wellwood working with a pacer, it is....read on

A Tuesday MacIntosh Hat Trick

June 15, 2021:

Trainer Blake MacIntosh frequented the winner’s circle on the 10-race card at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Tuesday (June 15), sending three winners including a pair of long shots....read on

Pretty Handsome Pops At Georgian

June 15, 2021:

Sent the 1-5 favourite, Pretty Handsome pounced on his competitors with a first-over charge to snag the $10,000 Horses & Geldings Preferred 3 Pace on the 2021 season opener at Georgian Downs on Tuesday (June 15)....read on

Marohn, Jr. Notches 5,000th Win

June 15, 2021:

Driver Jim Marohn, Jr. scored his 5,000th victory on Tuesday night (June 15) at Yonkers Raceway, picking up the milestone win with Michael Annunziata-trained Ourlittlegeneral A (1:55, $8.10) in the fourth race on the card....read on

Faves Dominate DSBF Opener

June 15, 2021:

Favourites dominated the three $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) splits for pacing fillies Tuesday (June 15) at Harrington Raceway....read on

Tiempo Hanover, Hennessy Hot In Alberta

June 15, 2021:

Away the 6-5 favourite, trainer-driver Brandon Campbell wired his competition with Tiempo Hanover to win the $8,100 Open Pace on Tuesday (June 15) at Century Downs....read on


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