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Rosene Discusses Isitfridayyet

December 13, 2018:

When it comes to sports, and in life in general, people love to see the underdog prevail. After his experience with Isitfridayyet, Leonard Rosene couldn’t agree more....read on

Mykonos Looking To Extend Streak

December 13, 2018:

In the nearly 40 years they’ve been breeding and campaigning Standardbreds, Jim Kezios and John Krillies — racing as Tripoli Stable of Norridge, IL — have followed a consistent theme in naming their horses....read on

SC Adds Perkopolis To MVP

December 13, 2018:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that Perkopolis has been added as a partner to SC’s Member Value Program (MVP)....read on

Idolize Circles In Flamboro Feature

December 12, 2018:

Perched third-over in an early flow behind a contested pace, owner-trainer Greg Campbell's Idolize ($14.60) circled four-wide into the final turn to spring a minor upset in Wednesday's (Dec. 12) featured $8,000 conditioned pace at Flamboro Downs....read on

Maury May Passes

December 12, 2018:

Maurice J. 'Maury' May, former president of the United States Harness Writers Association and a member of the organization for 55 years, passed away Dec. 8 in Amherst, N.Y. at the age of 92....read on

Pure Country Retired

December 12, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Pure Country, the first female pacer to win divisional honours at ages two, three and four, has been retired and will be bred in 2019....read on

O'Brien Voting Deadline Noon Today

December 12, 2018:

A reminder to O’Brien Award voters that completed ballots are due today (Friday, December 14) by noon (EST) at Standardbred Canada....read on

Sprocket, Bandol Rose Win At Philly

December 12, 2018:

A quartet of $16,000 events were in the Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 12) spotlight at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Kiwi Pres Rallies In Meadows Series

December 12, 2018:

Last in the field of six at the half, Kiwi Pres rallied through the lane and scored in Wednesday’s (Dec. 12) Holiday Claiming Series for $20,000 claiming trotters at The Meadows....read on

Classy Win For The Royal Harry

December 12, 2018:

The Royal Harry, by RC Royalty, completed the sweep of the Holiday Trotting Series on Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 12) at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Gerry Kazmaier Passes

December 12, 2018:

Journeyman trainer and driver Gerald T. ‘Gerry’ Kazmaier, originally of Far Hills, N.J., passed away while at his home in Pompano Beach, Fla. on the night of Tuesday, December 4. He was 75....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

December 12, 2018:

Officials with Post Time with Mike and Mike have released a preview of the upcoming edition of the show....read on

No Mohawk Training Thursday

December 12, 2018:

Officials with Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to inform all horsepeople that the track will not be open for training this Thursday morning (Dec. 13)....read on

Stud Fees For Scooters

December 12, 2018:

Pacing for the Cure has implemented a unique program called ‘Stud Fees for Scooters,’ where stud fees from stallions are donated to the charity from breeding farms....read on

Batavia Horses Of The Meet Unveiled

December 12, 2018:

Batavia Downs’ current meet will come to a close this Saturday (Dec. 15), and thus the upstate New York chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association has announced its horses of the meet....read on

London Gearing Up For Holiday Season

December 12, 2018:

The Raceway at Western Fair District will once again be one of the busiest tracks in North America during this upcoming holiday season, as it will feature seven programs of live racing over a 13-day period....read on

Buckeyes Vs Hoosiers This Saturday

December 12, 2018:

The battle lines have been drawn and now only the result of the fourth annual “Hoosiers vs. Buckeyes Driver’s Challenge” this Saturday night (Dec. 15) remains to be seen....read on

‘Roulette’ Wager Being Introduced

December 12, 2018:

It has been announced that a North American racetrack will be rolling out a new wager this upcoming holiday season....read on

Courtly Choice To Race In 2019

December 12, 2018:

Courtly Choice’s ownership group has decided that he will race in 2019 at age four....read on

London Preferred To Bourbon Seelster

December 11, 2018:

Starting from post seven, odds-on favourite Bourbon Seelster wired her competition to take the $8,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday, December 11....read on

Strawbs Chippie Wins Holiday Opener

December 11, 2018:

Strawbs Chippie N zipped to the point and held tough in the lane to score in the opening leg of a Holiday Claiming Series for $20,000 claiming filly and mare pacers at The Meadows on Tuesday, December 11....read on

‘Night Of Champions’ 2019 Date Set

December 11, 2018:

The Agriculture & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund has announced the date for the 2019 New York Sire Stakes Finals....read on

Yonkers Sets Sunday Post Time

December 11, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s season-ending Sunday matinee this coming weekend (Dec. 16) will offer a first post of 11:45 a.m....read on

Amateur Driver Pennacchio Honoured

December 11, 2018:

The United States Harness Writers Association's National Committee has unanimously voted Joe Pennacchio this year’s recipient of National Amateur Driver of the Year....read on

Asher-Stalbaum Making Waves

December 11, 2018:

The upstate New York chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association has announced that Riley Asher-Stalbaum has been named its 2018 Rising Star at Batavia Downs....read on

Millionaire Ending Hiatus Thursday

December 11, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will offer just two nights of live racing this week, but, as a result, the track has been left with a particularly strong Thursday program (Dec. 13), which will feature ten full fields of what would be the usual Friday fare....read on

Retirement Foundation Raffle Winner

December 11, 2018:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation has announced that name of its raffle winner that will soon be taking a trip to the Prix d'Amerique in Paris or to Ireland for a castle stay and ride....read on

Father Patrick’s 2019 Book Full, Closed

December 11, 2018:

Diamond Creek Farm is pleased to announce that standout first-crop sire Father Patrick is booked full and closed for 2019....read on

Holiday Draw Schedules Unveiled

December 11, 2018:

The holiday draw schedules have been released for The Raceway at Western Fair District and Flamboro Downs....read on

O’Brien Tickets Now On Sale

December 11, 2018:

Standardbred Canada will present the 30th edition of the O’Brien Awards on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale Hotel....read on

Racing Support Bill Advances In NJ

December 11, 2018:

On Monday (Dec. 10), the New Jersey Senate’s Budget and Appropriations Committee advanced proposed horse racing support legislation by a vote of 13-0....read on

Henry Sweeps Valedictory Opener

December 10, 2018:

The conditions were chilly, but the action was hot Monday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park with the launch of winter series and Preferred trotters battling....read on

The Loan Ranger Prevails In Preferred

December 10, 2018:

Driven by Nick Steward, The Loan Ranger prevailed off a perfect pocket trip in the featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Pace on Monday evening (December 10) at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Dayson Trots To Preferred Victory

December 10, 2018:

Aided by a second-quarter breather, Dayson drew away from the pocket-sitting Wind Of The North in the lane and captured Monday’s $20,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

TheStable.ca Open House A Success

December 10, 2018:

Horse racing’s fastest growing fractional ownership stable hosted its third annual Christmas Open House on December 9....read on

Freehold Raceway Weighing Its Options

December 10, 2018:

Sports betting is up and running at the Meadowlands Racetrack and Monmouth Park, and it now appears as though Freehold Raceway is ready to join the action....read on

‘Outdoor’ Slots At Standardbred Track

December 10, 2018:

One way to help convert slots customers into horseplayers would be to bring them closer to the on-track action. One harness track appears to be doing just that....read on

Social Media Leads To $140K In Damages

December 10, 2018:

Social media users in the harness racing realm should take notice that a recent Supreme Court decision has led to an individual in Australia's Standardbred industry being on the hook to pay $140,000 in damages to one of their targets....read on

Retirement Foundation Draw Today

December 10, 2018:

There are only hours left to purchase tickets to win a trip to the famous Prix d'Amerique race in Paris or to ride in Ireland to benefit Standardbred Retirement Foundation....read on

Lifetime Achievement Award For Pratt

December 10, 2018:

The upstate New York chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association has announced that Steve Pratt will receive its Lifetime Achievement Award....read on

Youth Foundation Revamps Website

December 10, 2018:

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its improved website....read on

No Driving For Cummings Until 2019

December 10, 2018:

It has been announced that perennial western New York driving leader Kevin Cummings will not return to the race bike until 2019....read on

New Group Doesn’t Mince Words

December 10, 2018:

"If you don't attract young people that are passionate and involved and want to remain involved (in the industry) and we don't make it appealing to them, there's no long-term sustainability."...read on

Copley Cops Three At Rideau

December 9, 2018:

Trainer Jamie Copley collected three wins on the 14-race program at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday, December 9....read on

Drunkonaplane Flies At Flamboro

December 9, 2018:

Sweeping from last, Drunkonaplane fanned off cover heading into the stretch and soared to a length victory in the $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace at Flamboro Downs on Sunday, December 9....read on

Da Magician Sweeps Open Field

December 9, 2018:

Away last of the quintet, Da Magician moved for the leader heading to three-quarters and edged to a head victory in the $12,000 Open Pace over a 'sloppy' track at Fraser Downs on Sunday, December 9....read on

Foiled Again Earns 108th Win

December 9, 2018:

A mere three weeks away from mandatory retirement, Foiled Again ($2.20) withstood three strong challenges en route to a gritty 1:54.2 win — the 108th of his career — in Sunday's (Dec. 9) $10,000 Foiled Again Farewell Tour Invitational at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Thunder Alley Rebuffs Favourite

December 9, 2018:

After having been dispatched at odds of 10-1 from Post 6, Thunder Alley ($22.70) raced like a favourite during Century Downs’ lone third-leg division of the Alberta Snowshoe for freshman male pacers....read on

Ramblinglily Sings Her Song

December 9, 2018:

After having been hammered down to the odds-on choice for Truro Raceway’s $1,675 Winners-Over Pace on Sunday (Dec. 9), Ramblinglily did what she does best: Win....read on

Woodbine GO Station Proposed

December 9, 2018:

It has been announced that fans of horse racing in the Greater Toronto Area may soon have a much easier way of getting to Woodbine Racetrack....read on


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