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Cams Card Shark Passes

July 2, 2020:

It has been announced that Cams Card Shark passed away peacefully at Hanover Shoe Farms today (Thursday, July 2, 2020) at the age of 29....read on

Kin Pace Post Draw Complete

July 2, 2020:

Post luck, trainer and driver skill, trip luck, and racing luck will all be in play in a big way in the 2020 final of the Kin Pace this coming Sunday (July 5) at Clinton Raceway....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace (Week 4)

July 2, 2020:

There is just one week until the eliminations, but there are two new names on Dave Little's 'Road to the Meadowlands Pace.'...read on

Driving Talent Flocking To The 'Big M'

July 2, 2020:

During the four weeks since the end of the coronavirus shutdown at the Meadowlands Racetrack, the the 'Mecca of Harness Racing' has offered its usual high-octane action....read on

Summer Position With TROT Magazine

July 2, 2020:

Standardbred Canada's Information, Communications & Innovation Department, which oversees the SC website and TROT Magazine, is seeking an enthusiastic student for a summer placement with Canada’s leading horse racing website and publication....read on

Attend Live Racing At Hoosier Saturday

July 2, 2020:

It has been announced that Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will be welcoming customers back to watch live and simulcast horse racing, effective Saturday, July 4....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

July 2, 2020:

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

George Cochrane Passes

July 2, 2020:

Standardbred horse man George W. Cochrane, 81, of Sparrowbush, NY, passed away on June 23, 2020, at Westchester Medical Center, in Valhalla, NY....read on

Luca Balenzano Passes

July 2, 2020:

Standardbred racehorse breeder/owner Luca Balenzano, 82, of Pompano Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 30, 2020....read on

Fillion's Looking For More

July 2, 2020:

“My father had racing horses when he was young. My grandfather was a blacksmith at that time. After several years without horses, my dad bought a gelding, Classic Mondial. I was 14 when I start taking care of this horse. He performed well and that gave us the taste to continue and to buy others."...read on

Tracking The NA Cup Eligibles

July 2, 2020:

As stakes season looms and three-year-old pacers continue to emerge and sharpen, Trot Insider will track the contenders and eligibles as they prepare for the 2020 Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Fillies Impress In Indiana Stakes

July 2, 2020:

Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino played host to the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action for the 2020 season on Wednesday (July 1)....read on

Gias Surreal Repeats At Buffalo

July 1, 2020:

Gias Surreal is quickly becoming the dominant damsel at Buffalo Raceway, collecting her second straight win in the $11,500 Open Pace for fillies and mares with a half-length victory over Hey Kobe in 1:54.2 on Wednesday night (July 1)....read on

Grassroots Double For Baillargeon

July 1, 2020:

Trainer Ben Baillargeon made the most of the Canada Day (July 1) card at Grand River Raceway, sending both of his Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots starters on the card — No Time To Play ($4.10) and Ongoing Royalty ($8.80) — to victory....read on

Upsets Abound In Delaware Trots

July 1, 2020:

Four $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund’s (DSBF) three-year-old trotting stakes were contested on the Wednesday (July 1) program at Harrington Raceway, and upsets abounded....read on

Ramblinglily Passes

July 1, 2020:

One of the greatest Maritime-bred pacing mares to set foot on a racetrack, Ramblinglily has passed away at the age of 10....read on

Amelias Courage A Stalks, Strikes

July 1, 2020:

Amelias Courage A waited patiently in the pocket while the leaders duelled, and then rolled by in the 'lightning lane' to capture Wednesday’s (July 1) $17,900 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Takter, Little Highlight 'Post Time'

July 1, 2020:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by the United States Trotting Association, has announce the lineup for Thursday (July 2) at 10:30 a.m. Guests include Nancy Takter and Dave Little....read on

Frosh Fillies Featured At Philly

July 1, 2020:

The Pennsylvania Sire Stakes made its 2020 debut on Wednesday afternoon (July 1) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, as four $53,534 sire stakes and four $20,000 stallion series divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies in the spotlight....read on

'Flash' Takes Red Shores Feature

July 1, 2020:

A power move to the front in the opening panel sealed the deal for Flash In The Pang, as he walked away with the Canada Day Pace on a special Wednesday afternoon (July 1) card at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway....read on

Update: Yonkers Stakes Rescheduled

July 1, 2020:

Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts has announced the dates of several stakes races to be held at Yonkers Raceway. The previously scheduled races were interrupted earlier in the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have been rescheduled for later this year....read on

No Change Atop 'Road To Hambo'

July 1, 2020:

The top three horses — Amigo Volo, Real Cool Sam and Hypnotic AM — remain the same in the fifth weekly installment of Ken Warkentin's 'Road to the Hambletonian.'...read on

Stakes Prelims Galore At Hawthorne

July 1, 2020:

A busy return to live racing continued at Hawthorne Race Course, as races continued to fill very well. With claiming series coming to their conclusion and Night of Champions action moving forward, there was an abundance of competitive racing for the top horses on the grounds, with 45 races conducted over the three-day weekend....read on

Euchred Trounces Inverness Rivals

July 1, 2020:

Euchred ($2.10) had the winning hand in the Canada Day feature at Inverness Raceway, posting a resounding 12-length win in his first pari-mutuel start in the comfortable confines of Cape Breton Island since October....read on

'Breakfast' Back At The Big M

July 1, 2020:

Breakfast With The Babies will take place at The Meadowlands this Friday (July 3), with post time at 9 a.m....read on

Frazzleberry Leads Pocono Rookies

July 1, 2020:

Frazzleberry was the fastest two-year-old to participate in Wednesday's (July 1) qualifying session at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono by way of a 1:57 mile....read on

Meadowlands Reopens To Spectators

July 1, 2020:

Fans can return to The Meadowlands this Thursday (July 2), when on-site simulcasting and sports wagering is permitted to resume in New Jersey....read on

Canadian Leaderboard Update

July 1, 2020:

While it certainly doesn't feel like the midway point of the 2020 harness season, Trot Insider has compiled an update on the drivers and trainers leading the national standings heading into Canada Day with half the calendar year in the books....read on

Rookie Trotters To Spar At Northfield

July 1, 2020:

Harness racing fans will get their first look at the next generation of champions when eight $40,000 divisions of two-year-old Ohio Sires Stakes trotters go to post in the first leg of the four-round series on Friday night (July 3) at Northfield Park....read on

Trotting Showdown At Charlottetown

July 1, 2020:

A Maritime champion faces off with a grizzled veteran in Thursday's (July 2) top trot at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

July's Calendar Photographer

July 1, 2020:

"My whole thought process on this photo was to have him standing there with the horses behind him like he was looking out at his future dream."...read on

Freshmen Hit The Track At Mohawk

June 30, 2020:

The Tuesday (June 30) card at Woodbine Mohawk Park featured two events for two-year-olds—one for pacing fillies and one on the trot....read on

COSA Announces Facebook Live Series

June 30, 2020:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA) is pleased to announce an expanded line-up of Facebook Live Shows for 2020 which will showcase 12 major event race days from across the province....read on

Reclamation Firm In Georgian Preferred

June 30, 2020:

Sent the 7-5 favourite, Reclamation took command early and clung to the lead until the finish, winning the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Handicap Pace narrowly on Tuesday (June 30) at Georgian Downs....read on

Shartin N Shines In Comeback

June 30, 2020:

Shartin N made her return to Yonkers Raceway a winning one, with an effortless 1:52 score in the fifth race $33,000 Filly and Mare Open Pace....read on

Always Be Lucy Pops At Running Aces

June 30, 2020:

Always Be Lucy reeled in a tiring pacesetter and soared to a 1:52 victory in the $10,000 Mares Open Pace at Running Aces on Tuesday (June 30)....read on

Tioga Feature One Of Five For Merton

June 30, 2020:

Kerford Road A swooped late to capture the $8,000 Open Pace at Tioga Downs on Tuesday (June 30), accounting for one of five wins on the afternoon for driver Mike Merton....read on

Cinder Rock Rolls In DSBF

June 30, 2020:

Legacy Racing of Delaware's Cinder Rock ($2.20, Allan Davis) was the fastest of three $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) second leg divisions for 3-year-old pacing fillies Tuesday (June 30) at Harrington Raceway....read on

Perlucky Pounces At The Meadows

June 30, 2020:

Rebounding from last week’s uncharacteristic break, Perlucky exploited a pocket trip and captured the $17,900 Open Handicap Trot in a career-best 1:52.4 on Tuesday (June 30) at The Meadows....read on

SC Main Office's Canada Day Closure

June 30, 2020:

Please be aware that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will not be operating on Wednesday, July 1 in observance of the Canada Day holiday....read on

Two-Year-Olds Clash At Pocono

June 30, 2020:

Two-year-olds were in the spotlight Tuesday afternoon (June 30) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. American Courage recorded the fastest win time (1:54.1) of the two-year-old pacing contests, while the trotting speed honours (1:58.1) were shared by Bacardi and Above The Clouds....read on

More Magical Acres 'Baby Races'

June 30, 2020:

Magical Acres served up a voluminous offering of two-year-old qualifying races on Tuesday (June 30), as the New Jersey training facility played host to 20 dashes, the first 15 of which were devoted to juvenile trotters and pacers....read on

Century Downs Cancels

June 30, 2020:

Trot Insider has been informed that the card of live racing that had been scheduled for today (Tuesday, June 30) at Century Downs has been cancelled....read on

2020 Bobby Quillen Memorial Cancelled

June 30, 2020:

Live racing at Harrington Raceway will continue through July 15 on a Monday through Wednesday basis before a short summer hiatus. There will be no racing during the Delaware State Fair and the Bobby Quillen Memorial has been cancelled....read on

Lyons Sentinel Continues To Prep

June 30, 2020:

On Tuesday afternoon (June 30) at Harrah's Philadelphia, Dan Patch Award winner Lyons Sentinel continued to prep for her three-year-old campaign with a 1:54.3 qualifying win....read on

Dancer Bill Advances In NJ

June 30, 2020:

Horse racing has been a crucial part of New Jersey’s economy and its history since the late 1800s. Quite a bit has changed within the horse racing industry, and Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants the current law on betting to reflect those updates....read on

USHWA Promoting 'Capping Contest

June 30, 2020:

The United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) has announced the details of an upcoming handicapping contest....read on

Tioga Racing Schedule Changing

June 30, 2020:

Officials with Tioga Downs have issued a reminder to horsepeople and racing fans regarding an upcoming switch to the track's racing schedule....read on

Joe Kennedy Passes

June 30, 2020:

The Maritime harness racing industry has lost a respected owner and leader with the passing of Joe Kennedy, 88, of Halifax, Nova Scotia....read on

Pelling On Shartin/'Ally' Rivalry

June 30, 2020:

“Last year, it took us different attempts at different ways of trying to beat Shartin. I’m not saying we figured it out, but we got better at it. It was trial and error on Andy’s part, my part, everyone’s part. We never gave up trying to beat her."...read on


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