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NCRHHA Banquet Tickets Still Available

February 17, 2009:

The NCRHHA has announced that tickets are still available for its annual Awards Banquet, which will be held at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Saturday, February 28...read on

Atlantic Sires Stakes 2009 Details

February 17, 2009:

The Atlantic Sires Stakes program is giving harness racing fans, owners, drivers and trainers an opportunity to look forward to spring, as the 2009 race season...read on

Anthony Farina Passes

February 17, 2009:

Anthony J. 'Tony' Farina, 63, of Utica, New York, passed away Saturday, February 14 at the Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare Center following a brief illness...read on

Nebupanezzar Tops Experimental Ratings

February 17, 2009:

Stan Bergstein has ranked O'Brien Award winner Nebupanezzar at the top of the United States Trotting Association's 2009 Experimental Ratings for three-year-old pacers...read on

New Meadows Starting Gate

February 17, 2009:

The Meadows has introduced a new starting gate with a deeper slant that will mitigate the disadvantages of an unfavourable draw...read on

Tioga & Vernon Stall Apps. Available

February 17, 2009:

Tioga and Vernon Downs' stall applications are now available for download by visiting here and ...read on

Strangles Confirmed At Truro

February 17, 2009:

Dr. Paul Hogan, director of Racing for the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission, told Trot Insider this morning that test results received yesterday confirm that...read on

Ontario Boys Underway At Woodbine

February 16, 2009:

The Ontario Boys Pacing Series kicked off at Woodbine Racetrack on Monday evening, with a pair of $20,000 tilts on tap for the four-year-old Ontario-sired pacers....read on

Christian Cullen 'Reigns' Again

February 16, 2009:

The first day of the New Zealand Premier Yearling Sale saw the Christian Cullen – Mainland Reign colt King Cullens Reign earn the highest bid of the day at $100,000....read on

XLB Patrick Repeats In WFR Preferred

February 16, 2009:

Winning races on half-mile tracks is something that XLB Patrick has mastered throughout his career, and fans at Western Fair Raceway could back up...read on

Tetrick Takes A New Name

February 16, 2009:

Harness racing's leading driver recently expressed his disappointment over his lack of a nickname, but after a list of suggestions was gathered from fans, Tim Tetrick has made his decision...read on

Oliver Cleo Wins Art Unger; Sears On Hot Streak

February 16, 2009:

Oliver Cleo kicked off cover in the stretch and soared home to win the $73,500 Art Unger Stake on Monday afternoon at the Meadowlands...read on

Smith Trot Deadline Is Tuesday

February 16, 2009:

The second sustaining payment for the Charles I. Smith Trotting Classic, sponsored by the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey, is due on Tuesday....read on

Intrepid Seelster Heads To The UK

February 16, 2009:

This morning Trot Insider has learned that stallion Intrepid Seelster p,4,1:50.1 ($1,037,807) is on his way to the United Kingdom to stand at Camden Stud...read on

Prince Gédé Masters Prix de Paris

February 16, 2009:

Taking the lead with 500 metres to go, Prince Gédé surged to victory in the Prix de Paris at Vincennes on Sunday, February 15...read on

ORC Fines Rideau $5,000

February 16, 2009:

The Ontario Racing Commission recently handed out a $5,000 fine to Rideau Carleton Raceway for failing to have the racing strip suitably prepared for racing....read on

Windsong Espoir On The Comeback Trail

February 16, 2009:

On the heels of what many would consider a disappointing sophomore campaign, 2007 O'Brien Award winner Windsong Espoir is now back in training...read on

Seeley Spreading Sunshine

February 16, 2009:

Although many people consider horse racing to consist of a mostly older male population, there is certainly a rising youth movement in the business - as evidenced by Sunday's Sun Media Sunshine Girl...read on

New Faces On ASHA Board

February 15, 2009:

At its annual general meeting held earlier today, the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association produced three new board members among six elected officials....read on

KG Mist Prevails In Fraser Feature

February 15, 2009:

Despite stepping up to take on the top distaffers at Fraser Downs on Sunday, KG Mist was able to find her way to the winner’s circle for the second consecutive week for owners Rod Hennessy and Lorne Duffield....read on

Unger Final Goes Monday At The Big M

February 15, 2009:

The $73,500 Art Unger Stake headlines a special Presidents’ Day matinee card on Monday at The Meadowlands....read on

Track Record Holder Returns To London

February 15, 2009:

It was less than a year ago, on May 23, 2008 that millionaire pacer Tigerama stepped to the fastest mile in over 47 years of history at Western Fair Raceway in 1:50.4....read on

Harness & Case Take Mildred Williams Divisions

February 15, 2009:

Talk about a sweetheart of a night on St. Valentine's Day! ...read on

Aquarius Thrillers At The Big M

February 14, 2009:

It was a pair of thrillers in the $40,000 second leg of the Aquarius as Lookout Hanover and Its That Time captured their respective divisions Saturday night at the Meadowlands...read on

Next Flight Lifts Off At Dover; Callahan Wins Five

February 14, 2009:

Next Flight is tough to beat on the front end and Jim Morand used that strategy to win the $17,000 Male pace co-feature on Valentine's Day, Saturday, Feb. 14 at Dover Downs. Coco Count made it three in a row taking the $16,000 co-feature trot while Corey Callahan won five races again...read on

Approval Pending For First Lacombe Meet

February 14, 2009:

The possibility of a harness meet at the new Alberta Downs track near Lacombe in mid-April is looking more and more plausible with negotiations...read on

Christian Cullen Produces NZ Sale Toppers

February 14, 2009:

The Australasian Classic Sale kicked off the Sale of the Stars' four-day event at the Karaka Sales Centre in New Zealand on Saturday, February 14 and The Muskeg Express garnered the highest bid of the day...read on

Faves Dominate In Stakes Action At Fraser

February 14, 2009:

There were no surprises on Saturday afternoon at Fraser Downs when favourites Royal Morn and Caru Hanover posted front-end scores in their respective stakes finals...read on

WEG Cancels Saturday's Program

February 14, 2009:

Regrettably, Woodbine Entertainment has been forced to cancel live harness racing for a second consecutive night on Saturday due to a power outage...read on

Wrangler M Does It

February 14, 2009:

Week by week Wrangler M has shown improvement in Northlands Park’s top class and today was finally his day, as the seven-year-old Astreos gelding pulled off victory in the featured Open Pace...read on

Joe Goldstein Passes

February 14, 2009:

Longtime sports publicist Joe Goldstein has died after a career in which he promoted everything from the New York City Marathon to harness racing to Evel Knievel's jump of Snake River Canyon. He was 81...read on

SC Closure Notice

February 14, 2009:

Please be aware that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, ON will be closed on Monday, February 16 in observance of Family Day...read on

Dr. Ian Moore Joins Trot Blog Team

February 14, 2009:

Will Shadow Play be able to step out of the shadow of arguably one of the best racehorses of our time, and make the transition from three to four? This morning, Shadow Play's co-owner and trainer Dr. Ian Moore has joined the Trot Blogs team to provide regular updates on his stable star...read on

Classy Character Takes Fraser Open

February 14, 2009:

Friday the 13th proved to be lucky for Classy Character, the winner of Fraser Downs’ $15,000 Open Pace...read on

A Sprinkle Of Success For Clark

February 14, 2009:

Trainer Keith Clark enjoyed a sprinkle of success on Friday night at Northlands Park when three of his pupils made their way to victory lane...read on

Cape & Cutter Divisions Decided

February 13, 2009:

Martha Maxine seized command at the half and held off the sizzling stretch rally of Enhance The Night to win the first of two $40,000 Cape & Cutter divisions for open pacing mares Friday night at the Meadowlands...read on

The World According To Dean: Going the distance in Gay Paree

February 13, 2009:

The marathoners will take to the track on Sunday at Vincennes in Paris in the Prix de Paris, a race over the distance of 4,125 meters and, yes, that's a tad more than 2.5 miles...read on

Sale Of The Stars Kicks Off

February 13, 2009:

New Zealand's biggest horse sale, the Sale of the Stars, is now underway with the Australasian Classic Sale kicking off the four-day event at the Karaka Sales Centre...read on

Top Women Drivers To Race For Charity

February 13, 2009:

Many of the top women harness racing drivers in North America will compete Saturday at the Isle Pompano Park in two $7,000 divisions of the Mildred Williams Driving Championship...read on

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


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