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Enoch Delivers in Dayton Open

December 16, 2017:

Enoch, in his second start at Hollywood Dayton Raceway, cruised to a 1:51.1 victory in the $18,500 Open Pace on Saturday, December 16....read on

Southwind Amazon Upsets Preferred

December 16, 2017:

Southwind Amazon endured a hot opening quarter and had plenty left late, advancing to a 10-1 upset in the $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace Saturday, December 16 at The Meadows....read on

Rose Run Quest Claims Preferred

December 16, 2017:

Dash-record setter Marc Campbell continued to dominate at the Charlottetown Driving Park meet, winning the $2,550 Preferred Pace with Rose Run Quest on Saturday, December 16....read on

14-Year-Olds Conclude Campaigns Sunday

December 16, 2017:

On Sunday, December 16, the Truro Harness Horse Owners Association (THHOA) and Truro Raceway will be joining forces to send off and honour the careers of three retiring standardbreds as they will surpass the allowable age threshold upon turning 15 on January 1, 2018....read on

Fred Cohen Passes

December 16, 2017:

Longtime Pompano Park horseman Fred Cohen passed on Thursday (Dec. 14) after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 66....read on

Last Call For Hawthorne Series

December 16, 2017:

Hawthorne Race Course racing secretary Robin Schadt would like to remind all horsepeople wishing to enter the upcoming Winter Claiming Series for $6,000 & $10,000 claimers of both sexes that nomination payments must be postmarked no later than Monday (Dec. 18)....read on

Miracle Mare Wins In Debut

December 16, 2017:

Three years after sustaining a lacerated tendon as a yearling, Bettim Vicky finally made it to the races on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 16) at Red Shores at Charlottetown Driving Park. The culmination of months of rehabilitation could not have gone any better, as she proved a dominant gate-to-wire winner on debut....read on

Tax Changes 'Step In Right Direction'

December 16, 2017:

Standardbred Canada, a member of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), is pleased to see that Finance Canada has considered the feedback contributed by CFA with regard to the Tax Fairness proposals, and has proposed changes that have addressed a number of the key concerns identified by Canadian farm businesses....read on

$17k Carryover In Cal-Expo Pick 6

December 16, 2017:

There is a $17,600 carryover in the 50-cent Pick 6 tonight (Saturday, Dec. 16) at Cal-Expo with a mandatory payout....read on

Purse Increase, Incentives At Pompano

December 16, 2017:

Pompano Park is putting the finishing touches on an "across-the-board" purse increase, which began with Saturday night's (Dec. 16) events....read on

Guaranteed Pick 5 Saturday At Batavia

December 16, 2017:

Closing night of the 2017 racing season at Batavia Downs features a guaranteed $2,500 early Pick 5 pool and a $1,000 Pick 6 contest, both with mandatory payouts on Saturday (Dec. 16)....read on

Yonkers Raceway To . . . Move?

December 16, 2017:

According to The Journal News of White Plains, N.Y., the owners of Yonkers Raceway are considering options for development of the 100-acre site of Empire City Casino, including talks of relocating the racing operations to Belmont Park or elsewhere in the state....read on

SC Rewind: Historic Day For Herve

December 16, 2017:

In the week's Rewind Robert Smith presents another story in the monthly Golden Memories series. His current piece recalls an amazing afternoon in late 1971 when Herve Filion won seven of 10 races at Windsor Raceway....read on

Spilling The Beans Upsets At Big M

December 16, 2017:

Spilling The Beans ($48.40) made a big move up the backstretch en route to a 1:52.2 win at The Meadowlands on Friday night (Dec. 15), capping a hat trick for driver Simon Allard....read on

Buddy Weiser Circles Open Pacers

December 16, 2017:

Last at the half, Buddy Weiser got up in time to prevail in a photo finish in the featured $12,000 Open Pace on Friday night (December 15) at Fraser Downs....read on

Friday Card Cut Short At Northlands

December 15, 2017:

Northlands Park was forced to cancel its final three races on its Friday night (December 15) harness racing card, which had nine scheduled races, due to a starting gate malfunction....read on

Favourites Falter In Alliance Series

December 15, 2017:

Callie Magoo and Coca Jo pulled off a pair of upset victories as a another division of the Alliance Claiming Series began on Friday night (December 15) at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Mackenzie A Triples In Yonkers Open

December 15, 2017:

Nothing, not even an outside assignment can stay Mackenzie A (Jordan Stratton, $10) from the swift completion of her appointed rounds....read on

Cloud Diva, L A Delight Take Features On Argos Night

December 15, 2017:

An exciting Friday night (December 15) at Woodbine Racetrack, which included a visit from the Grey Cup champion Toronto Argonauts, saw Cloud Diva and L A Delight capture the feature races....read on

Merriman & Brewer Shine At Dayton

December 15, 2017:

Colorful Sky gave Aaron Merriman, North America’s leading dash driver, his fourth win of the night at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Friday (December 15) capturing the $18,500 Mares Open Pace in 1:52.1....read on

McNeight Achieves 1,000th Training Win

December 15, 2017:

Longtime western New York horseman Jim McNeight reached a career milestone as he earned his 1,000th win as a trainer....read on

CHRB Addresses San Luis Rey Fire

December 15, 2017:

The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) conducted its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 14, at Los Alamitos Race Course....read on

Top Talent Collides At Charlottetown

December 15, 2017:

Czar Seelster gets the superior post position in a wide-open preferred pace Saturday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Yonkers Wraps 2017 Season Sunday

December 15, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway wraps its 2017 live season this Sunday (Dec. 17th), with an 11-race matinee and a first post of 11:30 a.m....read on

Ontario Merger Makes Headlines

December 15, 2017:

Thursday's merger that will combine Ontario Racing and the Ontario Standardbred Alliance into an independent, not-for-profit industry organization made headlines both in and outside horse racing circles....read on

Young Bucks Chase Driving Dream

December 15, 2017:

“I'm on my way there now. It's about six hours to get there. It'll be my second time driving at the Meadowlands. Last week, I drove one horse.”...read on

Cal Expo Pick-6 At $25,000

December 15, 2017:

Cal Expo is guaranteeing a $25,000 gross pool on Friday night’s 50-cent Pick-6, with a $10,684 carryover going into the sequence that covers races 6 through 11 on the program....read on

Young To Head Breed Development Fund

December 15, 2017:

The Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund Board of Trustees, which runs the prestigious New York Sire Stakes series, unanimously approved the appointment of harness racing expert M. Kelly Young as the Fund’s Executive Director....read on

Solid Saturday Card At The Meadowlands

December 15, 2017:

The Saturday card at The Meadowlands indicates that winter racing will provide the wagering product horseplayers have embraced for years....read on

Meadows' Pick 5 Guaranteed At $50K

December 15, 2017:

Prompted by a three-day carryover of $19,774, The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has established a $50,000 total-pool guarantee for its Pick 5 wager on Saturday, Dec. 16....read on

Yonkers To Remove Passing Lane

December 15, 2017:

Less than a month ago, Yonkers Raceway announced that Cammie Haughton would serve as the track's director of racing. Haughton dropped a bombshell on Thursday regarding some upcoming changes to the New York half-miler including a decision to remove the track's stretch-drive passing lane....read on

Walner's 2018 Stud Details Set

December 15, 2017:

Details on the location and stud fee for world champion and award-winning trotter Walner have been revealed....read on

Six Straight For Esprit De Kayjay A

December 14, 2017:

Esprit De Kayjay A isn't getting older, he's getting better....read on

Shepherd Doubles In Alliance Series

December 14, 2017:

Just one night removed from being dumped to the track and then taken to hospital following a scary-looking spill at Flamboro Downs, teamster Robert Shepherd bounced back to take down two divisions of Thursday evening's Alliance Series for conditioned claiming pacers of the female persuasion....read on

No Rust On Churita

December 14, 2017:

It had been three weeks since Churita last raced, but the layoff didn’t seem to bother her a bit....read on

‘Lightning’ Strikes In Dover Open

December 14, 2017:

Last week’s dead-heating winners in the $25,000 Open at Dover Downs, Cajon Lightning and Sicily, returned in Thursday’s edition of the class and this time Cajon Lightning closed with a rush to take the checkered flag all by himself in a sharp clocking of 1:51....read on

Six For Cool Muscle; Roy Wins Five

December 14, 2017:

It’s now six starts and six wins for trotter Cool Muscle thanks to his come-from-behind tally Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

OLG Releases Quarterly Results

December 14, 2017:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has released their industry performance results for the second quarter of the 2017-2018 fiscal year....read on

Santa Thrills In Northlands Backstretch

December 14, 2017:

On Sunday (December 10), Santa Claus himself found the time to stop by the annual ASHA Christmas Party, which was held at the Homestretch Cafe in the Northlands Park backstretch in Edmonton....read on

Helen Zurawel Passes

December 14, 2017:

The Alberta Standardbred industry is mourning the passing of Helen Zurawel after a brief illness....read on

Flamboro/Western Fair Holiday Schedule

December 14, 2017:

Trot Insider has received the holiday draw and racing schedule for Flamboro Downs and The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Ontario Racing And Standardbred Alliance Vote To Merge

December 14, 2017:

The Board of Ontario Racing and members of the Standardbred Alliance have voted to merge the two existing organizations....read on

Mandatory Payout On Jackpot Hi-5

December 14, 2017:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced a mandatory payout date for its Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 jackpot wager....read on

Batavia Training Title To Asher

December 14, 2017:

The upstate New York chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association will present performance awards to the top dash-winning trainer and driver of the meet during the 10th annual ‘Night of Distinction’ ceremony in the winner’s circle at Batavia Downs on Saturday (December 16)....read on

Quick Deal Looking To Repeat

December 14, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will host 11 live races this Friday (December 15). Twin $11,000 features with competitive fields have been carded as Races 6 and 7....read on

Cenalta Call Girl To Head Staats Pace

December 14, 2017:

Cenalta Call Girl, who already captured the Annette Funicello Final during the current Cal Expo meet, will look to add the $9,800 Robert Staats Final to her resume on Saturday night....read on

Little Back At The Meadowlands

December 14, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack is pleased to announce that Dave Little has been added to the ‘Big M's television and media relations staffs....read on

Western Fair Trainers’ Race Is Tight

December 14, 2017:

The race for the 2017 Trainer of the Year title at The Raceway at Western Fair District is coming right down to the wire, as just nine programs remain in the season....read on

Woodbine, Rideau Holiday Schedules

December 14, 2017:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group’s Standardbred race office would like to inform horsepeople of the upcoming holiday draw, qualifying and racing schedule....read on

Punter Wins $6,552 From 80-Cent Bet

December 14, 2017:

If you think you have to bet big or be part of a syndicate to rake the pot in the Meadowlands' new 20 Cent Survivor Pick 10 wager, you've got it all wrong....read on


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