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Palone's Happy Birthday

February 13, 2009:

Dave Palone celebrated his 47th birthday in style Friday at The Meadows, driving seven winners on the 14-race card that included a sweep of the three divisions of the Early Call...read on

Equine Canada Announces New President

February 13, 2009:

Equine Canada is please to announce Mike Gallagher of Saint John, NB, as it’s new President...read on

Woodbine Forced To Cancel

February 13, 2009:

A major power outage in the area has forced Woodbine Racetrack to cancel its live program of racing for this evening, Friday, February 13...read on

ASHA AGM Reminder

February 13, 2009:

A reminder to all ASHA members the annual AGM is set for Sunday, February 15 in the new location of Northlands - Paddock Theater...read on

News From Georgian Downs

February 13, 2009:

Georgian Downs today sent out a release outlining its live racing season, which kicks off Tuesday, March 3. Georgian has also sent a heads-up to horsepeople regarding morning training and qualifying, and the appointment of its new race secretary and centralized location...read on

Handicapping Challenge Saturday At KD

February 13, 2009:

Kawartha Downs has announced the Sweetheart Handicapping Challenge, a couples handicapping challenge to win great prizes for 2....read on

Whim Farms Adds Fourth Stallion

February 13, 2009:

Whim Farms of Atlantic Canada has announced that it has added a fourth stallion to its stallion roster...read on

Mr Muscleman Retired

February 13, 2009:

He's now done -- officially. Mr Muscleman, the nine-year-old gelded son of four-time leading North American trotting stallion Muscles Yankee is no longer racing...read on

Bott Comments On Numbers

February 13, 2009:

Northlands Park race secretary Al Bott has commented on the horse population to this point in the meet...read on

HRA Reports Encouraging Numbers

February 13, 2009:

Despite the downturn in the North American economy, wagering figures on simulcast and live racing in Alberta to start this year are encouraging...read on

Karper Sends Open Letter To Massicotte

February 13, 2009:

Rick Karper, former president of the Association Trot et Amble du Quebec (ATAQ), has penned an open letter to Attractions Hippiques owner Paul Massicotte...read on

MacDonell Heading Out East

February 13, 2009:

Paul MacDonell, recent O’Brien Award winner as Canada's Driver of the Year for 2008, is heading out east...read on

New Options For Online Stakes Guide

February 13, 2009:

Standardbred Canada has announced new search options to its Online Canadian Stakes Guide...read on

OSS 2009 Stallion List Online

February 13, 2009:

The list of stallions registered to date for the Ontario Sires Stakes program for the 2009 breeding season has been posted to the OSS website...read on

Donnelly, Walker Reappointed

February 13, 2009:

Ontario Racing Commission chair Rod Seiling today announced that the honourable James M. Donnelly has been reappointed by the government of Ontario...read on

Always A Virgin’s Book Full And Closed

February 13, 2009:

Victory Hill Farm of Indiana, along with the owners of Always A Virgin (p,3,1:48.4 - $1,135,559) are pleased to announce that the book for his 2009 breeding season is...read on

Modern Art, Pegasus Spur Return Home

February 13, 2009:

Modern Art and Pegasus Spur have both returned home to Seelster Farms from the Southern Hemisphere...read on

Transcripts From Standing Committee On Government Agencies Online

February 13, 2009:

Transcripts from this week's Standing Committee review of the Ontario Racing Commission are now...read on

Home Sweet Home For Digital Image

February 13, 2009:

Trainer Geoff Maltby told Trot Insider that the six-year-old trotter Digital Image will not be appearing on the international racing scene for another year...read on

Fierce Battle Looms In The Count B Final

February 12, 2009:

The Count B Pacing Series is a proving ground for sophomore pacers, and with no one dominant colt emerging from this year’s series at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

Callahan Takes Five At Dover Downs

February 12, 2009:

It was wins aplenty on Thursday at Dover Downs for Corey Callahan, who made five trips to victory lane at the Delaware oval during its 15-race program...read on

Bath Beach Secures MVB Title

February 12, 2009:

Hunch players at Woodbine Racetrack on Thursday evening had to know there was something magical about driver Paul MacDonell...read on

Junior Trendsetter Sequel At The Big M

February 12, 2009:

This final of this year’s Junior Trendsetter Series is setting up to be a good one based on the fact that there have been five different winners in the preliminary legs of the three-week event....read on

Europe A Possibility For Arch Madness

February 12, 2009:

After taking North America by storm in the last couple of seasons, Arch Madness could be ready to spread his wings and take on the world in 2009....read on

Merriman And Pompano Work To Beat Cancer

February 12, 2009:

Since early 2006, horsewoman Robin Merriman has taken on the challenge of a lifetime — beating two forms of cancer....read on

Western Fair Moves Nomination Deadline

February 12, 2009:

The nomination date for Western Fair Raceway’s top pair of marquee events in 2009 has been pushed back from February 15 to February 17....read on

Pat Kennedy Appointed SC Registrar

February 12, 2009:

Ted Smith, President & Chief Executive Officer of Standardbred Canada, announced today his appointment of Pat Kennedy as Registrar, effective...read on

Harness Racing Museum Stallion Roster Update

February 12, 2009:

The Harness Racing Museum is pleased to announce the addition of five stallions to the outstanding roster for the 2009 stallion breeding auction...read on

Tioga Announces Handicapping Contest

February 12, 2009:

Tioga Downs will host a handicapping contest on Saturday, February 21 dubbed 'The Mid-Winter Mayhem' that will span 10 races on the Saturday night simulcast card....read on

Florida Lab To Do Kentucky's Testing

February 12, 2009:

In his Harness Tracks of America Daily Newsletter, Stan Bergstein today explained that the commonwealth of Kentucky has turned to Florida to help...read on

Q&A With Steve Wolf

February 12, 2009:

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel today ran an article featuring Pompano Park's director of Racing, Steve Wolf....read on

RMTC Board Receives Update

February 12, 2009:

At its February 6 meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors heard important updates from its Scientific Advisory Committee and Drug Testing Initiatives Task Force...read on

Monticello Cancels

February 12, 2009:

Monticello Raceway has cancelled its live card scheduled for Thursday, February 12 due to...read on

Racing In Lacombe?

February 12, 2009:

The clock is ticking toward a possible harness meet in Lacombe in April. Plenty of work is being done...read on

HRNB Wants Customer Input

February 12, 2009:

Horse Racing New Brunswick has scheduled a meeting at the Sulky Room in Saint John for Friday...read on

Testing Frozen Samples For Drugs

February 12, 2009:

USA Today has reported that according to The Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Safety Committee (TSC), retrospective testing of frozen samples will commence in April, 2009....read on

Beam Me Up, Scotty!

February 12, 2009:

Ashcos Scotty ($16.60) was able to race first-over, collar pacesetter Pure Jesse and post a three-quarter length triumph in winning the fifth race $8,500 feature trot Wednesday, February 11 at Pompano...read on

Fees For Top Studs Reduced

February 12, 2009:

Emp Invest Oy, the group that owns Andover Hall, has announced that the 2009 stud fee for the super sire has been reduced...read on

Rideau Cancels Qualifiers

February 12, 2009:

This morning's slate of qualifiers at Rideau Carleton Raceway have been cancelled due to unfavourable track conditions...read on

You Go Girl!

February 11, 2009:

After two legs of preliminary action Balmoral Park played host to a pair of $8,000 finals of the Winter Newcomers Series on a wet and blustery Wednesday night...read on

Miller Duo Takes TLC Divisions

February 11, 2009:

Erv Miller trainees Smooth Silver and Moonlite Delite swept the $12,500 second round of the Tender Loving Care Series for three-year-old filly pacers Wednesday night at the Meadowlands...read on

Open To Dingys Party; Another Five For Morgan

February 11, 2009:

Dingys Party just got up at the wire to nip Allmar Surprise in the $32,000 Open trot while Tuna Whip won for fun in the $22,000 trot on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at Dover Downs, giving driver Tony Morgan his fifth on the card...read on

SHOP Elects New VP & Director

February 11, 2009:

The Standardbred Horse Owners Panel (SHOP) has elected John Bax as its new vice president...read on

A Note On Respect

February 11, 2009:

In her latest Trot Blog entry, Kelly Spencer reminisces on a fifth grade lecture in anticipation of promoting an industry that values respect...read on

Woodbine Teletheatre Featured At Auto Show

February 11, 2009:

Woodbine Entertainment Group will offer visitors to the 2009 Canadian International Auto Show a chance to view a different kind of horsepower...read on

KD Awards Presented

February 11, 2009:

The 2008 year end award honours for Kawartha Downs' top horsepeople and horses were handed out this past Saturday at the Kawartha Downs Awards Banquet held at the Keystone Links Golf and Country Club...read on

Ice Racing Draws Huge Crowds

February 11, 2009:

With unseasonably warm temperatures this February in the village of Dusetos, located in northeastern Lithuania, organizers went to incredible lengths to make the wildly popular and historic event a go...read on

Tough Times? Raise Takeout

February 11, 2009:

Andrew Beyer, the highly respected horse racing writer for The Washington Post, yesterday penned a column chastising track officials in Maryland for having recently requested the ability to raise takeout while the North American economy is taking a pounding...read on

Little Rebel Looking For Big Effort

February 11, 2009:

She was a handy winner in both preliminary legs of the Miss Vera Bars Pacing Series for three-year-old fillies, and now Murray Brethour trainee ...read on

Atlanta Games Tops Winter Sale

February 11, 2009:

Atlanta Games 3,1:59.2f, a 1:53.2 producer in foal to Yankee Glide, topped the Blooded Horse...read on


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