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Jeffery P Wins Fifth In A Row

July 22, 2021:

Jeffery P made an easy lead from post seven and jogged home from there, extending his winning streak to five in Thursday’s (July 22) $17,600 Open Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Tompkins Provides Final Hambo Tune-Up

July 22, 2021:

Dan Patch Award winner Anoka Hanover and Italian-bred Colonial As will be among the three-year-old trotters getting final tune-ups in the march toward Hambletonian Day in Saturday’s (July 24) divisions of the Arthur Tompkins Memorial Stakes at The Meadowlands....read on

Seelster Thrilled With 'Pace' Winner

July 22, 2021:

Ann Straatman laughed good-naturedly when asked if her family’s Seelster Farms had celebrated this week after Lawless Shadow became the first Meadowlands Pace winner the Lucan, Ont., nursery has produced in the 45-year history of the U.S. classic....read on

Paul Barkley Passes

July 22, 2021:

Longtime industry participant Paul Barkley, of Morrisburg, Ont., passed on July 9 at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital. He was 84....read on

Towers On 'Alumni Show'

July 22, 2021:

Standardbred owner, journalist, fan and gambler Dean Towers is this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show....read on

Trainer Suffers Burns In House Fire

July 22, 2021:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred trainer Karen Taft is currently recovering from burns suffered as the result of a recent house fire....read on

Morrison Brings Eurobond Home For 'Spirit'

July 22, 2021:

There’s a saying that claims “there are horses for courses,” and that could not be any more true when talking about Eurobond and Plainridge Park. Since making Massachusetts his full-time base of operations last year, it would be hard to dispute the horse has a definite home field advantage....read on

Québec's Future Stars In Spotlight

July 22, 2021:

The focus of Friday's (July 23) card at Hippodrome 3R will be on two-year-old trotters competing in the opening round of the Future Stars Series....read on

Meadowlands Pace 45 – What A Night

July 22, 2021:

To say “eventful” describes what transpired during the night of the 45th edition of the Meadowlands Pace at The Meadowlands is an understatement of epic proportion....read on

Trotters Square Off At Scioto

July 22, 2021:

The third leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series for three-year-old filly trotters will be held Thursday night (July 22) at Eldorado Scioto Downs....read on

Walter Dale Invitational To Return

July 22, 2021:

Officials with Harness Racing New Brunswick have announced that the Walter Dale Invitational will be conducted next Saturday (July 31)....read on

Successful Shift For Jacques Lambert

July 22, 2021:

For the last decade, Jacques Lambert has campaigned horses on the Manitoba harness racing circuit but has decided to pick up shop, test the waters and make a name for himself in Alberta....read on

Three Repeat In Buckeye Series

July 22, 2021:

The Crawford County Fair, in Bucyrus, Ohio, hosted the second leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series for two-year-old filly pacers Wednesday (July 21)....read on

Racing Returns To New Brunswick Sat.

July 22, 2021:

After a two-week hiatus, Horse Racing New Brunswick is back in action on Saturday afternoon (July 24) at Exhibition Park Raceway in Saint John. Post time is slated for 1 p.m. ADT....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

July 22, 2021:

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

Cool Muscle Vaults To Victory

July 21, 2021:

Despite sitting eighth at the bell and 11 lengths in arrears, Edward and Jessica Hayter's Cool Muscle ($6.00) proved best of all at the end of Wednesday's (July 21) Preferred 2-3 Handicap Trot at Grand River Raceway after circling four-wide off the home turn and lifting to the fore in mid-stretch....read on

Jewitt Still Going Strong At Clinton

July 21, 2021:

For the past decade visitors and participants at Clinton Raceway have been treated to the handiwork of Dennis Jewitt, who readies the racing surface for action each Sunday....read on

Frosh Fillies Stay Perfect In NYSS

July 21, 2021:

Batavia Downs welcomed a large crowd of live fans back to the track on Wednesday (July 21) as they opened their 2021 live racing season, and the New York Sire Stakes were in town to put on the show. Thirteen two-year-old filly trotters went to post in two divisions for a total of $101,700 in purses, and the two best of this group remained perfect....read on

Langille One-Two In Nova Scotia Stake

July 21, 2021:

Paul Langille trainees Woodmere Vanish and Havarti finished one-two in Wednesday's (July 21) $11,878 Nova Scotia Stake for three-year-old pacing fillies, sponsored by Standardbred Canada, at Inverness Raceway....read on

$10K Pick-4 Thurs. At Harrah's Philly

July 21, 2021:

Favourites were upended in three legs of Wednesday's (July 21) Late Pick-4 at Harrah's Philadelphia, resulting in a $2,039.06 carryover to Thursday's (July 22) Early Pick-4 and prompting a $10,000 guaranteed total pool....read on

Favourites Fall In Philly PASS

July 21, 2021:

Heavy favourites took it on the chin in their respective second-round preliminary divisions of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings on Wednesday afternoon (July 21) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Something Reel Holds In Meadows Feature

July 21, 2021:

Something Reel followed live cover before vaulting into the lead, then dug in gamely to preserve her win in Wednesday’s (July 21) feature at The Meadows: a $10,300 Filly & Mare Conditioned Pace....read on

Grand River Stakes Set For Industry Day

July 21, 2021:

Grand River Raceway is gearing up for their signature events, the Battle of Waterloo and Battle of the Belles....read on

St. Joseph Strikes Record Handle

July 21, 2021:

Saturday (July 17), was better than a comeback from 2020’s pandemic-impacted racing season. In fact, the Circuit régional des courses de chevaux du Québec (CRCCQ) made the move to online wagering for the first time in 30 years of racing at St. Joseph de Lepage (SJLP). And what a move it was....read on

Mares Meet Thursday At Charlottetown

July 21, 2021:

A hard-hitting group of pacing mares will meet Thursday evening (July 22) for the top event at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Melander Has Top Two In Road To Hambo

July 21, 2021:

Following strong performances in undercard stakes action on Meadowlands Pace night, trainer Marcus Melander has two pupils who assumed the top spots on Ken Warkentin's Road to the Hambletonian....read on

Limited Hambo Dining Options Remain

July 21, 2021:

Table and dining options are extremely limited for the greatest day in harness racing – the 96th Hambletonian on Saturday, Aug. 7.

Admission is just $5 and includes a commemorative Hambletonian hat for adults and sunglasses for kids. Doors open at 10 a.m. with first race at 12 p.m. (EDT). Parking is free....read on

Takter Talks Manchego Ahead Of 'Spirit'

July 21, 2021:

Three-time Breeders Crown champion Manchego will return to the scene of her 1:49.3 world record performance when she starts in the $250,000 Spirit of Massachusetts Trot at Plainridge Park on Sunday (July 25). The lone mare in the field will take on five formidable foes in the Grand Circuit event that highlights the Massachusetts racing season....read on

ID Technician In PEI

July 21, 2021:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Charlottetown and the surrounding area on Monday (July 26) to microchip all racehorses and foals in the region....read on

$5K Guaranteed Pick 5 Sunday At Clinton

July 21, 2021:

Clinton Raceway has announced a $5,000 guaranteed Pick-5 pool for this Sunday (July 25). The $5,000 guaranteed pool includes a carryover of $1,436, after the Pick-5 wager on July 18 did not produce a winning ticket....read on

OHHA To Livestream Crawford Fair

July 21, 2021:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association (OHHA) will continue its coverage of the 2021 Ohio County Fair racing season with live streaming coverage from the Crawford County Fairgrounds in Bucyrus, Ohio, and Fayette County in Washington Court House Wednesday (July 21).

The OHHA will provide live coverage at OHHA.com for both cards....read on

Schare Adams Passes

July 21, 2021:

Schare Adams, 67, of Georgetown, Ky., passed away on July 20 due to health issues....read on

Adios Attracts 23 For Eliminations

July 21, 2021:

A robust field of 23 top pacing colts and geldings will contest Saturday's (July 24) eliminations in the $450,000 Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids at The Meadows....read on

Crawford Fairgrounds Host BSS

July 21, 2021:

The second leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series (BSS) for two-year-old filly pacers heads to the Crawford County Fairgrounds in Bucyrus, Ohio on Wednesday (July 21) with five first-leg winners returning to action....read on

Rideau Casino Slated To Reopen

July 21, 2021:

Rideau Carleton Casino, the future home of Hard Rock Casino, is set to reopen....read on

Patanjali N Upsets In Legends Final

July 21, 2021:

Driver David Ingraham is no stranger to driving longshots. Although respected by his peers, the 59-year-old reinsman is perhaps losing a few mounts to the up-and-coming young guns of Maine. But that fact did not stop Ingraham from putting 6-1 fifth-choice Patanjali N in perfect position to pounce on a tiring leader and win the $12,500 Donald Richards Maine Legends Pacing Series Final on Tuesday (July 20) at Cumberland....read on

From P.E.I. To The Meadowlands Pace

July 21, 2021:

"We’re two guys from Prince Edward Island and we’re a long way from home. I told Doc in the winner’s circle that the last time he and I were there together it was also in the rain 32 years ago."...read on

Castle Flight Up In Time At 'Aces'

July 21, 2021:

The featured event on the Tuesday evening (July 20) card at Running Aces was the $12,000 Open Handicap Pace, which drew a full field of nine talented contenders....read on

After 43 Years, Brewer Has His Horse

July 21, 2021:

Terry Brewer has worked on The Meadows backside for 43 years as a caretaker, assistant trainer and second trainer. But despite his obvious commitment to, and love of, the sport, he’s never owned so much as a small percentage of a horse. Until now....read on

Jamieson, Henry Double In Grassroots

July 21, 2021:

Drivers Jody Jamieson and Trevor Henry each won a trio of races on the Tuesday (July 20) program at Woodbine Mohawk Park, and two of their wins came in two-year-old pacing filly Grassroots action....read on

Kelly Collects Another Hat Trick

July 20, 2021:

After scoring three victories in the afternoon at Century Downs, trainer Dave Kelly nabbed three more victories in the six-race make-up card held on Tuesday night (July 20) at the Calgary oval....read on

Tiempo Hanover Holds At Century

July 20, 2021:

Late-charging Dontpokethedragon raised the pressure on tempo-setter Tiempo Hanover, but the seven-year-old Western Ideal gelding passed the beam just in time to take the $8,100 Open Pace at Century Downs on Tuesday (July 20)....read on

Mike Stoikopoulos Passes; Arrangements Set

July 20, 2021:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Mike Stoikopoulos of York, Ont. passed away suddenly on Monday (July 19) at the age of 60....read on

Manchego Returns To Plainridge

July 20, 2021:

The draw for the $250,000 Spirit of Massachusetts Trot that will be held at Plainridge Park on Sunday (July 25), took place on Tuesday (July 20) and two names that were not on the original list of eligibles will be starting in the fourth edition of the race....read on

Pride Of Windswept Aptly-Named

July 20, 2021:

Several years ago, Chris Coyle was raising a young female trotter for Sarah and John Swart Jr. at his Olive Branch Farm. Coyle told them more than once they had a nice-looking filly and he had high hopes for her....read on

Ahundreddollarbill Makes History

July 20, 2021:

The richest race of the season at Saratoga Casino Hotel yielded a track record performance on Tuesday (July 20)....read on

Red Power Continues His Comeback

July 20, 2021:

The Tellitlikeitis gelding Red Power, recently joining the oversight of trainer Brian Malone and owner Peter Venturini, posted his third straight victory, and fifth of his career, in one of the twin features Tuesday (July 20) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

USHWA Youth Finding Their 'Calling'

July 20, 2021:

"I will definitely be working in this industry when I grow up. Some days I say I'm gonna call races like Vance Cameron, handicap races like Dave Brower, and other days I think I wanna be a trainer, like Ron Burke, Tony Alagna, and Brent MacGrath."...read on

Scioto To Host Buckeye Stallion Series

July 20, 2021:

Eldorado Scioto Downs will host the second leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series for two-year-old filly trotters on Tuesday (July 20)....read on

Meadowlands Pace Appeal Filed

July 20, 2021:

Reports indicate that the connections of Charlie May have filed an appeal with the New Jersey Racing Commission regarding the placing that cost the Ohio-bred colt the 2021 Meadowlands Pace victory this past Saturday (July 17)....read on


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