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Yonkers Offers Pegasus Advance Wagering

January 22, 2020:

Yonkers Raceway is offering advance wagering for Gulfstream Park’s entire Pegasus World Cup card, which takes place this Saturday (Jan. 25)....read on

Youre Majestic Unwavering At Meadows

January 22, 2020:

Challenged inside and outside in deep stretch, Youre Majestic dug deep and captured Wednesday’s (Jan. 22) feature at The Meadows, an $11,500 conditioned trot for fillies and mares....read on

'Post Time' Thursday Preview

January 22, 2020:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by the USTA and BetAmerica, is excited to announce the line-up for Thursday morning (Jan. 22) at 10:30 a.m. The show will be highlighted by Mike Woebkenberg, Brittany Bounds and Ashley Holliday....read on

Argos Singer To Perform At O'Briens

January 22, 2020:

Alexi Couto, the official anthem singer of the CFL's Toronto Argonauts, will sing the Canadian national anthem at the 2019 O’Brien Awards Gala on February 1 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel....read on

‘Alumni Show’ Interviews Manzi

January 22, 2020:

The most recent edition of the Harness Racing Alumni Show is now available for listening....read on

Horner On COSA’s Marketing/Promotions

January 22, 2020:

“So now [COSA has been] entrusted with the responsibility to bring awareness – marketing, promotion – for our industry, and we’re doing things that I think will have an impact.”...read on

Benefits Update From COSA

January 22, 2020:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA) would like to notify qualifying Standardbred horsepeople in Ontario that the organization offers a seamless transition, with no disruption of benefits, from any other provider’s benefit program beginning January 22, 2020 through March 31, 2020....read on

Discover Wanda Polisseni’s Kryptonite

January 22, 2020:

Apparently, there is one chink in the amazing Wanda Polisseni’s armour. Ask her what it means to receive this year’s Unsung Hero Award from the U.S. Harness Writers Association, and you discover the kryptonite....read on

Mitchell Reflects On Dream Season

January 22, 2020:

Could the best still be to come for 2019 O'Brien Award finalist Alicorn? If her family tree is any indication, Alicorn's rookie season is just the tip of the iceberg....read on

Racing Force To North America

January 22, 2020:

The North American Standardbred training ranks are about to get even tougher, as it has been announced that one of the most successful Down Under racing forces will soon be making its way to the continent....read on

$20K Guaranteed Pick 5 Thursday At Yonkers

January 21, 2020:

Consider this a friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway, where Thursday night’s (Jan. 23) Pick-5 wager begins with a $6,092.67 carryover and $20,000 guaranteed pool.

The guarantee has been approved by the New York State Gaming Commission and is in conjunction with the U.S. Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program. The Pick-5 wager now encompasses Races 5 through 9 nightly....read on

Top Royal Takes London Feature

January 21, 2020:

Rolling first over, Top Royal slid to a 1:56.3 victory in the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Handicap Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday (Jan. 21)....read on

Coomber Is Top Cowboy

January 21, 2020:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society today (Tuesday, Jan. 21) presented Tracy Coomber with the award for top point earner with a Standardbred Horse in the Extreme Cowboy events for 2019....read on

Sweet Mr Pinetucky Repeats In Miami

January 21, 2020:

Sweet Mr Pinetucky returned to the winner’s circle for the second time in three weeks on Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 21) at Miami Valley Raceway, winning the $25,000 Open Handicap Trot in 1:53.3 over Walter White and Trumpets....read on

Icanflylikeanangel Soars At The Meadows

January 21, 2020:

Icanflylikeanangel set sail after the leader Perlucky at the three-quarters, collared him in mid-stretch and went on to capture the $18,000 Open Handicap Trot at The Meadows on Tuesday (Jan. 21)....read on

SOA Of NY Seeks Executive Director

January 21, 2020:

The Standardbred Owners Association of New York is looking to fill its Executive Director position....read on

USHWA Announces Media Award Winners

January 21, 2020:

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, the United States Harness Writers Association announced the winners of its 2019 John Hervey Awards, George Smallsreed Awards and Sam McKee Award....read on

McClure To Mingle With Celebs

January 21, 2020:

It has been announced that 2019 O’Brien Award nominee Bob McClure will soon be rubbing shoulders with some of Toronto’s more notable sporting personalities....read on

Northfield’s 20-Cent Single Six Nailed

January 21, 2020:

The 20-cent Northfield Single Six was taken down by a lone combination for a monstrous $49,040.14 return on Monday (Jan. 20)....read on

SBOA Online Stallion Auction Info

January 21, 2020:

Officials with the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association have released information about the group’s upcoming online stallion auction....read on

Blais Humbled By O’Brien Nom

January 21, 2020:

“What it really highlights is the team effort. The team got it done. And the horses. I’m privileged to have good horses. They’re the ones who get you there. I’m more proud of their nominations than mine.”...read on

Fixed Idea Starting To Shine

January 21, 2020:

"He did not race at two and has just [25] lifetime starts… He's had some bad luck, but… is due for some good things to happen. He faced all the good three-year-olds last year and while not many people thought he belonged, he held his own."...read on

Another Five-Win Night For McNair

January 20, 2020:

Following a five-win performance last Thursday, driver Doug McNair repeated the feat on Monday evening (January 20) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Maracasso Takes Preferred In London

January 20, 2020:

Maracasso prevailed by a nose in the $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace on Monday (Jan. 20) following a delay to the evening's feature (Race 10) caused by a reported power surge that forced a reboot of the track lighting at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Southwind Amazon Feted Stateside

January 20, 2020:

Storied pacer Southwind Amazon was feted stateside for a money milestone after winning the $15,000 Open Pace on Monday (Jan. 20) in MGM Northfield Park’s ninth race....read on

Tom Wolski Passes

January 20, 2020:

Tom Wolski, one of the most recognizable and popular personalities known to the horse racing industry in British Columbia, passed away on Monday, January 20 in a Naples, Florida hospital....read on

More Claim To Fame Fields Finalized

January 20, 2020:

Away My Baby and Entranced punched tickets to the ‘big dance’ by winning $17,500 splits of the last preliminary leg of the Claim To Fame Series for $15,000 trotters at Miami Valley Raceway on Monday afternoon (Jan. 20)....read on

Monday Meadows Feature To Tricky Nick

January 20, 2020:

Tricky Nick roared from the pocket at the top of the lane, surged past the leader, IC Caviar, and went on to capture Monday’s feature at The Meadows, a $12,700 conditioned trot....read on

Larry Murrell Passes

January 20, 2020:

It has been announced that horseman and Standardbred racehorse owner Larry Murrell, 70, who was associated with trainer Anthony Montini for years, has passed away....read on

Winbak Ontario Open House Announced

January 20, 2020:

Winbak Farm of Ontario has announced the details of an upcoming stallion showcase and open house at the farm....read on

Mohawk’s 2020 Stakes Schedule

January 20, 2020:

On Monday, January 16, Woodbine Entertainment announced the 2020 schedule for its industry-leading Standardbred stakes program at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Walter ‘Wayne’ Elford Passes

January 20, 2020:

Trot Insider has been informed that Ontario Standardbred horseman Walter ‘Wayne’ Elford passed away peacefully at Matthews House Hospice Alliston, Ont. on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the age of 77....read on

Melissa Dunkleman Hill Passes

January 20, 2020:

Melissa ‘Missy’ Lynn Dunkleman Hill, 53, of Salisbury, Md., passed away at her home surrounded by her family....read on

Neil Draper Passes

January 20, 2020:

Neil Draper, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend, passed peacefully on December 22, 2019, at the age of 58....read on

Hiawatha Slots Returning January 30

January 20, 2020:

News out of Sarnia, Ont. states that the Hiawatha Horse Park will be offering slot-machine gaming for the first time in eight years on Friday, January 30....read on

Lindy The Great Tops Tattersalls Sale

January 20, 2020:

The Tattersalls Sales Company conducted its 2020 Winter Mixed Sale in the race paddock at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Monday, January 20, and Lindy The Great proved to be the sale topper after a successful bid of $450,000....read on

The Family Hotspot In Leamington

January 20, 2020:

When Lakeshore Horse Racing Association started operating Leamington Raceway in 2013 for their race meet, one of their main priorities was to make it a family destination, so all ages could enjoy an exciting afternoon at the races....read on

Hes Got Swagger Soars At Flamboro

January 19, 2020:

Sent the odds-on favourite, Hes Got Swagger drew clear of his competition to take the $8,500 Preferred 3 Pace at Flamboro Downs on Sunday (Jan. 19)....read on

Claim To Fame Final Set

January 19, 2020:

The field is now set for the richest race of the Miami Valley season, the $37,500 final of the Claim To Fame series for $30,000 horses and geldings, which will take place this coming Sunday (Jan. 26)....read on

Elver Hanover Ohio's HOTY

January 19, 2020:

Elver Hanover, the 2019 Ohio Two-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year has been named the 2019 Ohio Horse of the Year....read on

Sunday Fraser Card Cut Short

January 19, 2020:

Fraser Downs’ program of live racing that went postward on Sunday (Jan. 19) had to be abandoned after just two races....read on

Sorella On Jimmy And Jenni Freight

January 19, 2020:

Adriano Sorella recently sat down with Woodbine Entertainment’s Chad Rozema to discuss all things Jimmy Freight and the marketing efforts behind the new stallion. When the topic of Jimmy Freight’s younger full sister was introduced, Sorella somewhat looked like the cat that ate the canary....read on

Dreaming Is Free For Roy

January 19, 2020:

“We all go through stages in our careers, but sometimes you don’t realize all the roads you travelled. That night, I realized. Five years ago I was driving in the fairs in Quebec and suddenly I was standing there recognized as one of the top drivers in Canada”...read on / continuer à lire

O'Brien Ticket Deadline Today

January 19, 2020:

This Wednesday, January 22 is the deadline to purchase tickets for the 2019 O’Brien Awards. Tickets are $200, and can be purchased by contacting SC’s Member & Stakeholder Relations Department at 905-858-3060....read on

Dunn, Franco Totem Top 'M1' Feature

January 19, 2020:

It figures the way things are going lately for Dexter Dunn that if he had a decision to make, it would be the right one. And in Saturday night’s feature at the Meadowlands – the $37,500 Preferred for pacers – the red-hot driver naturally chose correctly....read on

Swansea Strolls At Yonkers

January 19, 2020:

Favoured Swansea (Austin Siegelman, $4.30) was left to his own devices Saturday night (Jan. 18), and went on to easily triumph in Yonkers Raceway’s 'sloppy' $40,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Windsong Leo Lands At Miami Valley

January 18, 2020:

Following an outstanding 2019 season in Pennsylvania and along the east coast, Windsong Leo crossed the border into Ohio on Saturday night (Jan. 18) to take on the Midwest's best pacers in Miami Valley's $25,000 Open I Pace....read on

‘Threepeat’ For Sintra

January 18, 2020:

Continuing on the comeback trail came Sintra with his third-consecutive victory from a six-month layoff in the $36,000 Preferred Handicap Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park Saturday (Jan. 18)....read on

PA Fair Banquet Honours Divisional Leaders

January 18, 2020:

Following the afternoon annual meeting of District 7 (Pennsylvania), the Bedford Springs Omni Resort in this southwestern Pennsylvania city hosted the annual Pennsylvania Fair Banquet, co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association, the Meadows Standardbred Owners Association, the U.S. Trotting Association, and the Pennsylvania Fair Harness Horseman’s Association....read on

USTA District 7 Meets

January 18, 2020:

The annual meeting of District 7 (Pennsylvania) of the United States Trotting Association was held Saturday afternoon at the Bedford Springs Omni Resort in this southwest Pennsylvania city....read on


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