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Chester Ault Passes

April 22, 2019:

It has been announced that Standardbred racehorse breeder/owner Chester Ault has passed away at the age of 104....read on

Hennessey Humbled By Success

April 22, 2019:

“Forty years ago, nobody would be inviting me to speak anywhere. Here I am 40 years later, and I am not only humbled by it, but it just makes me proud.”...read on

‘Big M’ To Offer May ‘Baby’ Training Time

April 22, 2019:

It has been announced that young horses will be given the opportunity to get trained over the Meadowlands Racetrack during the month of May....read on

Youth Delegates Sought

April 22, 2019:

The U.S. Trotting Association, in conjunction with the Harness Horse Youth Foundation, is seeking applicants between the ages of 16-20 to participate as members of its Youth Leadership Development Subcommittee....read on

Pouliot Nabs Rideau Preferreds

April 21, 2019:

Trainer-driver Stephane Pouliot took both $8,100 features at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday, April 21, winning the Preferred Pace with Stonebridge Beach and the Preferred Trot with Pasadena Star....read on

April Rose Repeats In Preferred

April 21, 2019:

Odds-on favourite April Rose went wire to wire in the $12,700 Preferred 2 Handicap Trot, winning from her assigned post in 1:55.4....read on

Buter Wins No. 3,000

April 21, 2019:

Tyler Buter recorded his 3,000th victory during a special Easter Sunday twilight card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Buter rallied Daddy Let Me Drive into a :28.1 last quarter, closing furiously in the last sixteenth to be up right on the money....read on

Therres Takes Sales Stakes

April 21, 2019:

Rod Therres steered his pupils to victory in the two $20,000 divisions of the BC Sales Stakes for three-year-old filly pacers at Fraser Downs on Sunday, April 21....read on

Six Straight For Retros Mystery

April 21, 2019:

Retros Mystery continues to roll at Century Downs, collecting his sixth-consecutive victory with a lifetime-best 1:52.3 mile in the $8,100 feature pace on Sunday, April 21....read on

Series Starts At Saratoga

April 21, 2019:

Saturday marked the kickoff of the 2019 edition of the JP Morel Memorial Pacing Series at Saratoga Casino Hotel. There were two divisions for the young colt and gelding pacers, each of which went for a purse of $10,000....read on

Chemistry, Charisma & Trying To Cash

April 21, 2019:

On top of handicapping the card, Woodbine Mohawk Park’s dynamic duo of Jason Portuondo & Chad Rozema like to entertain - and they’re good at it. But their on-air partnership has become a true off-air friendship....read on / continuer à lire

Morel Pacing Series Kicks Off

April 21, 2019:

Saturday marked the kickoff of the 2019 edition of the JP Morel Memorial Pacing Series at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Answers To 'MVP' Questions

April 21, 2019:

Have you noticed ads and promotions on the Standardbred Canada website about the new FREE Member Value Program (MVP)? Are you interested in enrolling in the program, but still have questions about how it works?...read on

$30K Guaranteed High Five At Northfield

April 21, 2019:

Northfield Park is announcing the addition of a $30,000 20-cent Super High Five total pool guarantee to its card on Monday, April 22.

Offered in race 13, the $30,000 Super High Five guaranteed total pool includes a carryover of $7,202.

The Super High-5 is guaranteed as part of the United States Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program....read on

Big Night For Gingras At The Big M

April 21, 2019:

As the leading driver at the Meadowlands, Yannick Gingras has had his share of big nights at the mile oval, and Saturday, April 20 at the Big M was just another of many for the 39-year-old, who scored four times on the 13-race program, among them the featured conditioned pace....read on

Sports Legend Paces Lifetime Best

April 21, 2019:

Last week Turbo Hill and Sports Legend faced each other in a Bobby Weiss Series preliminary in the male pacers ranks; Turbo Hill drew inside his main rival, and even though Sports Legend was favoured, Turbo Hill was victorious....read on

Lo Hold A Moonbean Lands At Flamboro

April 21, 2019:

Diving through the passing lane, Lo Hold A Moonbean nailed pacesetter War Filly to win the $9,400 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace at Flamboro Downs on Saturday, April 20....read on

Rebel Voyager Rallies At Buffalo

April 20, 2019:

Things were turned upside down on Saturday night, April 20 for Rebel Voyager but the result was the same as he posted his fourth-consecutive win with a neck decision over Upfront Countryboy in the $11,500 Class Open Pace....read on

Physicallyinclined Wins Again In Preferred

April 20, 2019:

Winning at the Preferred class last week, race-favourite Physicallyinclined cleared control past the quarter and cruised to a 1:51.3 victory to repeat in the $34,000 Preferred Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday, April 20....read on

John MacDonald Nabs Six At Vernon

April 20, 2019:

Driver John MacDonald made the first Saturday of the 2019 Vernon Downs season a memorable one on April 20....read on

Dislocator Dashes In Hackett Memorial

April 20, 2019:

The betting public got it right on Saturday night, April 20 at Miami Valley as Dislocator, dispatched the 3-5 favourite, captured the $40,000 James K. Hackett Memorial for Ohio-sired three-year-old pacing colts....read on

Levy Stakes Record For Western Fame

April 20, 2019:

Driver Dan Dube and trainer Rene Allard collected their third-consecutive title—their fourth in the last five years—in the George Morton Levy Series as 1-5 favourite Western Fame blew out his competition in the $663,260 final, winning in a stakes-record-equalling 1:50.4 on Saturday, April 20 at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Johansson Pupils Wow In Qualifiers

April 20, 2019:

Foul weather caused the postponement of Saturday's (April 20) qualifiers at The Meadowlands until 3:00 p.m. By then, despite overcast skies and a slight helping breeze in the stretch, the track was fast and dry with a temperature of nearly 18°C at post time....read on

Rewind: The Story Of Johnny Bing

April 20, 2019:

In this week's Rewind column Robert Smith recalls the long and colourful career of a horse named Johnny Bing. His rugged demeanor and stamina helped him enjoy a very long lifetime on a lengthy list of raceways, both large and small....read on

Trainer Leaves Courtroom For Racing

April 20, 2019:

“This is my first stakes race I’ve ever been in. She’s a bit of a forgotten horse and it’s a lot less pressure on me and her and I’m going to go into (Saturday) night and just enjoy myself.”...read on

Major Winker Steps Up In BC Sales Stake

April 20, 2019:

After an 0-for-4 start to the season, Major Winker took his game to another level on Friday and captured the $40,000 BC Sales Stake at Fraser Downs in gate-to-wire fashion for trainer/driver David Hudon....read on

Sutton Repeats In Meadowlands Preferred

April 20, 2019:

Considering the talent level of the field he was facing, even driver Andy Miller must have been surprised at how easily his Sutton won his second straight Friday night feature at the Meadowlands, the $30,000 Preferred Handicap for trotters....read on

Rennison Rules The Roost At Truro

April 20, 2019:

A six-race card was presented Friday at Truro Raceway, and trainer George Rennison was on a serious roll considering four-legged students from his barn won half the card....read on

Vernon Main Event To Only Passing Thru

April 20, 2019:

Only Passing Thru was awarded first place due to a disqualification by Taco Tuesday during Friday’s $7,000 featured trot at Vernon Downs....read on

'Luck' Wins Top Class At Mohawk

April 20, 2019:

Just Her Luck was on the receiving end of a rough ride in her April 13 assignment at Woodbine Mohawk Park and as a result she wound up fifth as a beaten favourite, but things worked in her favour in her follow-up try and she redeemed herself to the betting public that sent her off as the even-money choice in the Friday feature....read on

Yonkers Preferred To Made Of Jewels AS

April 19, 2019:

Made of Jewels AS prevailed off a live tow Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $35,000 Filly and Mare Preferred Pace....read on

Majestic Kat Clicks In Buffalo Open

April 19, 2019:

Majestic Kat made it a 'purrfect' 3-for-3 at Buffalo Raceway on Friday as she splashed and dashed her way to the victory in the $13,000 Open Trot in 1:57.4 over the sloppy track....read on

Rylee Roo Rallies To Win Hackett

April 19, 2019:

Rylee Roo upset Queen Of The Pride following a stirring stretch duel in the $40,000 championship of the James K. Hackett Memorial for Ohio-sired sophomore pacing fillies at Miami Valley Raceway on Friday night....read on

Plainridge Open To Northern Skyway

April 19, 2019:

After taking advantage of quick early fractions while he sat off the pace, Northern Skyway made a strong closing move to capture the $16,000 Open Handicap trot at Plainridge Park on Friday afternoon....read on

Miami Valley Recruits For Scarlett & Gray

April 19, 2019:

Miami Valley Raceway is seeking outstanding Ohio-sired three-year-olds for its upcoming $50,000 Scarlet & Gray Invitationals on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27. The filly races, on both the pace and trot, are scheduled for Friday with the colts slated to do battle on Saturday....read on

‘Harness Update’ Friday Lineup

April 19, 2019:

The schedule for North American Harness Update is set for Friday (April 19)....read on

Tiger Thompson N Leads Parker Treble

April 19, 2019:

Tiger Thompson N roared to the fastest mile of the young season at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Friday afternoon (April 19), fronting a good field at every call to win the $18,000 pacing feature in 1:50.1....read on

Florida Qualifiers For Cup Eligibles

April 19, 2019:

By virtue of a 1:56.3 victory, Lyons Night Hawk led a trio of Pepsi North America Cup eligibles who qualified on Friday morning (April 19) at the Southern Oaks Training Center, just north of Orlando, Fla....read on

Change To Mohawk Qualifying Schedule

April 19, 2019:

Further to this week’s announcement of an additional qualifying day, Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to inform all horsepeople of a date change starting in May....read on

Arnold Pace Attracts Solid Cast

April 19, 2019:

Allmyxsliventexas, who made his seasonal debut last week, could hold the aces this time around in a strong renewal of the $10,000 Lloyd Arnold Pace that headlines Saturday night’s (April 20) Cal-Expo card....read on

Western Fair Draw Advisory

April 19, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that the draw for Wednesday's (April 24) races at The Raceway at Western Fair District will be held over until Monday morning (April 22)....read on

Mary Sewell Passes

April 19, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that Mary Sewell, the booking administrator for Brittany Farms Stallion Management, passed on Tuesday morning (April 16) at the age of 78....read on

Later Start For Meadowlands Qualifiers

April 19, 2019:

Due to impending weather forecast for the weekend, The Meadowlands is postponing the qualifiers scheduled for Saturday (April 20) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m....read on

Success For 'Cup' Eligibles At Mohawk

April 18, 2019:

More sophomores continue to emerge and improve approaching the 2019 Pepsi North America Cup, now less than two months away....read on

NAADA Trotters Invade Yonkers

April 18, 2019:

With the addition of three added driving entrants the sixth leg of the NAADA trotting series, this week presented at Yonkers Raceway, was split into two divisions....read on

Changes To Race Day Vet Rules

April 18, 2019:

On Thursday evening (April 18) the Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA) issued an update on the upcoming changes set to take effect for the province's horsepeople pertaining to race day medication and race day veterinary use....read on

Western Stepp Best At Plainridge

April 18, 2019:

Western Stepp spent the winter in Florida and went 0-for-8 at Pompano, although finishing second by a head and a nose in her last two starts there. But in only her second start back at Plainridge Park where she captured five races last year, Western Stepp got back to her winning ways....read on

Qualifying Dates Changed At 3R

April 18, 2019:

The qualifying races set for Saturday (April 20) at Hippodrome 3R have been moved to Monday, April 22 at 11:00 a.m. due to a poor weather forecast....read on

O'Brien Pacing Series Kicks Off

April 18, 2019:

There were three divisions of the first leg of the Virginia O’Brien Memorial Pacing Series that took place as co-features on Thursday’s matinee card at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Update On Roger Mayotte

April 18, 2019:

Trot Insider has received an update on driver Roger Mayotte, who was involved in a freak accident during Monday's card of harness racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on


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