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Sassas Sister Springs Harrington Upset

April 13, 2021:

Eugene Landy's Sassas Sister was an upset winner in the $20,000 Mares Open Tuesday (April 13) at Harrington Raceway....read on

Winning Ticket Tops Beaver Brigade

April 13, 2021:

Winning Ticket and driver Aaron Merriman never had an anxious moment in the $40,000 championship leg of the James K. Hackett Memorial, crushing the competition in 1:54....read on

Matchmaker, Borgata Draws Complete

April 13, 2021:

On Tuesday afternoon (April 13), the draws were held for the $514,000 MGM Borgata Pacing Series final and $232,800 Blue Chip Matchmaker Series final, both of which will take place on Monday, April 19 at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Trotting Fillies Change It Up In Weiss

April 13, 2021:

No sophomore trotting filly came through their first two Bobby Weiss Series preliminaries with a pair of wins....read on

MSOA Scholarship Applications Open

April 13, 2021:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association (MSOA) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its 2021-22 MSOA Collegiate Scholarships....read on

Macheasy A Repeats At Saratoga

April 13, 2021:

Macheasy A made it look easy winning for the second consecutive Tuesday afternoon (April 13) at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Blooded Horse Spring Sale Entries Due

April 13, 2021:

The Blooded Horse Sale is currently taking entries for its Spring Sale, taking place on May 11 in Springfield, Ohio....read on

Campbell Stablemates Shine In Qualifiers

April 13, 2021:

It’s not very often, if not unprecedented, that a track’s “Late Double” in qualifiers is won by a pair of Breeders Crown champions, much less Crown champion stablemates, but such was the case on Tuesday....read on

Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Announces Class Of 2021

April 13, 2021:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to name three people and three horses to be inducted as the Hall’s Class of 2021....read on

Meadowlands Announces Derby Day Details

April 13, 2021:

The greatest two minutes in sports – the Kentucky Derby – takes place on Saturday, May 1 and the Meadowlands Racetrack is the best place to watch and wager....read on

West River Reaches Sixth Generation

April 13, 2021:

One of Canada's longest running breeding operations, West River Stock Farm in Antigonish, N.S. recently celebrated its sixth generation of a bloodline with its most recent foal arrival....read on

April 15 Stakes Payment News Centre

April 13, 2021:

Trot Insider has compiled all of the April 15 stakes payment reminders that have been sent to Standardbred Canada's news team from the industry....read on

'New' Manchego Preps For 2021

April 13, 2021:

When it comes to learning a new trick, Manchego might be able to provide lessons to old dogs....read on

SC’s April 15 Stakes Payment Notice

April 13, 2021:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind owners and trainers that stakes payments are due on Thursday, April 15....read on

Dr. Albert Gabel Passes

April 13, 2021:

Ohio horsemen are mourning the death of Dr. Albert Gabel. Gabel, a former president of the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association passed away April 12 at the age of 91....read on

Rebellious Repels All At Pompano

April 13, 2021:

Rebellious, superbly handled by Wally Hennessey for trainer Mike Deters, took top honours in Pompano Park's $11,500 Open Handicap Pace on Monday (April 12), stopping the timer in 1:51.1....read on

Borgata Prelims In The Books

April 12, 2021:

Preliminary round action in the MGM Borgata Pacing Series concluded on Monday night at Yonkers Raceway with a trio of $40,000 divisions that were won by Backstreet Shadow, Mach N Cheese and Leonidas A....read on

Gruden Takes Saratoga Top Trot

April 12, 2021:

Gruden scored for the second consecutive week in the Open Trot at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Monday afternoon....read on

Keystone Dakota Clicks At Plainridge

April 12, 2021:

Plainridge Park’s trainer of the year in 2020 wasted no time flexing her muscle on the opening day of the track’s 2021 meet....read on

Harrington Open To Itsrockandroll A

April 12, 2021:

Michael Casalino, Jr. and Rodney Long's Itsrockandroll A was a 1:53.1 winner in the featured $20,000 Open Pace Monday's opening day at Harrington Raceway....read on

'Swizzle' Scores In Hackett Memorial

April 12, 2021:

The first of four $40,000 James K. Hackett Memorial championship races for Ohio-sired sophomore trotters and pacers was featured on Monday at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

'Miki' Offspring Thrive In Weiss

April 12, 2021:

A pair of Always B Miki sophomore pacing fillies, So Irresistible and Incaseyoudidntknow, came right back to run their Bobby Weiss Series records to two-for-two with tallies in their respective $17,500 second preliminary legs Monday afternoon (April 12) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Equine Benefit Payments Now Available

April 12, 2021:

Ontario Racing is pleased to announce that Standardbred horsepeople now have the opportunity to access certain purse funds that remain available under the Funding Agreement with Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) as a result of the suspension of live racing in the province as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic....read on

Flamboro Cancels 2021 Confederation Cup

April 12, 2021:

On Monday (April 12) officials at Flamboro Downs announced the cancellation of the 2021 Confederation Cup due to the current COVID-19 pandemic....read on

Virginia Horse Racing Study Results

April 12, 2021:

“And they’re off...” When it comes to the horse racing industry in Virginia and the economic impact it is generating, that’s an appropriate metaphor. According to a newly released study, the industry generated an estimated economic impact of $542.1 million in the Commonwealth in 2019....read on

Breedings Available From New Vocations

April 12, 2021:

New Vocations has a selection of 2021 breedings available with all proceeds going to rehab, retrain, and rehome retired Standardbreds....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #7

April 12, 2021:

The countdown continues to the 2021 Pepsi North America Cup, and Trot Magazine has profiled some of the horses predicted to be the top contenders for one of Canadian harness racing's richest prizes....read on

Plainridge Opens '21 Season Monday

April 12, 2021:

Live harness action returns to Massachusetts on Monday (April 12) when Plainridge Park kicks off their 22nd season of racing over the fast five-eighths mile track located south of Boston....read on

Whos Better Dominates Philly Debut

April 11, 2021:

Meadows invader Whos Better made easy work of his six rivals in Sunday afternoon's (April 11) featured event at Harrah's Philadelphia, an $11,600 high-level conditioned pace....read on

Top Me Off Doubles In Weiss

April 11, 2021:

The impressive Top Me Off is now two-for-two in the Bobby Weiss Trotting Series for sophomore trotting males after winning in 1:57.1 over a “good” track Sunday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with Hoolie N Hector joining him with two Weiss wins after a 1:57.4 clocking in his division, all four of which carried a purse of $17,500....read on

Pompano Cancels Sunday Card

April 11, 2021:

Due to the severe weather that has pummeled South Florida and the Severe Warnings continuing for the next several hours, racing at Pompano Park has been cancelled for Sunday (April 11) due to unsafe track conditions....read on

Short-Term Shutdown, Long-Term Peril?

April 11, 2021:

Horsepeople in Ontario have already weathered two government-imposed shutdowns of racing in the past year — and absorbed the economic hits that came with them. Despite the industry's collective resilience and resolve through a tough 2020, the most recent stay-at-home order threatens lasting implications on the health of horse racing across the province....read on

Heffering, Hochstetler On COSA TV

April 11, 2021:

David Heffering, owner of Tara Hills Stud Farm, and harness trainer Jay Hochstetler joined the special Sunday (April 11) edition of COSA TV to remember the life of Kadabra, while Heffering also talked of other memories from Tara Hills....read on

New Jersey Sire Stakes Payments Due

April 11, 2021:

New Jersey Sire Stakes payments are due April 15 for Premier and Standardbred Development Fund races....read on

SC Rewind: Glory Days Of Montreal

April 11, 2021:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes readers back to the "Golden Age" of harness racing at the two major Raceways in Montreal....read on

Harrington Set For 75th Season

April 11, 2021:

Harrington Raceway’s 75th season of live harness racing will commence Monday (April 12) with a 14-race program starting at 4:30 p.m....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #8

April 11, 2021:

The countdown to the 2021 Pepsi North America Cup is on, with Trot Magazine profiling the horses predicted to be the top contenders for Canadian harness racing's richest prize....read on

Tetrick Sweeps 'Big M' Co-Features

April 11, 2021:

Driver Tim Tetrick recently returned to The Meadowlands after spending the winter racing at Dover Downs, and based on Saturday (April 10) night’s results, the 39-year-old Hall of Famer hasn’t missed a Big M beat by winning four races on the card, including both $30,000 features, one on the trot and the other on the pace....read on

Santana Beach Ascends At Buffalo

April 10, 2021:

With the temperature reaching over 80 degrees at Buffalo Raceway on Saturday night (April 10), it was perfect "beach" weather, Santana Beach weather that is....read on

Miller Making Marks In GLADA

April 10, 2021:

Eddie Miller wins again. The hot-handed youngster scored his fourth victory in seven seasonal starts when he guided Warrior Way to a 1:58.4 victory in a leg of the Great Lakes Amateur Drivers Association (GLADA) trotting series Saturday (April 10) at Northfield Park....read on

Gary Revington Passes

April 10, 2021:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Gary Revington of Fairview, P.E.I., formally of Lucan, Ont. passed away on Friday April 9, 2021 at the age of 75....read on

Charlie May Charges In Hackett Elim

April 10, 2021:

Charlie May opened his sophomore season in style, swiftly winning an elimination for the James K. Hackett Memorial late closer despite a rain-soaked "sloppy" racing surface....read on

Calabrese Connects At Freehold

April 10, 2021:

A short six-horse field went to post on a bright and sunny Saturday afternoon in the $9,000 American Harness Drivers Club Trot at Freehold Raceway....read on

Equine Herpes Reported In Ontario

April 10, 2021:

Trot Insider has learned that two additional cases of equine herpes virus have been reported in Ontario over the past week....read on

Stars Out In Saturday Qualifiers

April 10, 2021:

The Saturday afternoon qualifying session at The Meadowlands looked more like a Grand Circuit card sporting five millionaires, multiple stakes-winning standouts and the much-anticipated debut of an international star....read on

Straight Talk Repeats In Weiss

April 10, 2021:

Straight Talk and Mad Man Hill are now 2-for-2 in the Bobby Weiss Series for sophomore pacing males after four $17,500 second round prelims were held Saturday afternoon at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Sherwood Making Most Of Opportunities

April 10, 2021:

The five-year-old pacer Sherwood has only made 15 starts, but he’s already had six trips to the winner’s circle and many more appear to be in his future....read on

Sunshine Meadows To Hold Qualifiers

April 10, 2021:

Officials with Sunshine Meadows would like to advise horsemen that a session of qualifying races is slated for Friday (April 16) at the Florida training facility....read on

Woodbine Continues Push To Race

April 10, 2021:

"We are now at a critical time where we need to take action to ensure we are permitted to safely operate live horse racing (without spectators) as soon as the stay-at-home order is lifted."...read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #9

April 10, 2021:

The countdown to the 2021 Pepsi North America Cup is on, with Trot Magazine profiling the horses predicted to be the top contenders for Canadian harness racing's richest prize....read on


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