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Who's Favoured In The Count B Opener?

January 29, 2009:

Sculpting his own path through a field of 10 three-year-old pacers will be a little easier for a black colt named Artists Rally, who has drawn the inside post position in Friday night’s $20,000 open...read on

Perzow Discusses Proposal, Future

January 29, 2009:

Oka Valley Standardbreds' Michael Perzow, president of Association Hippiques des Reproducteurs du Quebec, spoke with Trot Insider this morning regarding the most recent updates in the Quebec horse racing industry, which have been significant...read on

CDP Hosts Final Card Saturday; Bring Your Mementos

January 29, 2009:

The Charlottetown Driving Park will hold its last card of racing on Saturday. First race post time is 1:00 p.m....read on

Wednesday Rumble At Pompano

January 29, 2009:

Rovasreadytorumble ($13.60) and driver Wally Hennessey were able to fan out three-wide from fifth place on the final turn and gun down both Kid Conway and Pure Jessie to win the $8,500 feature trot at...read on

Vallières On Quebec Industry

January 29, 2009:

Earlier this week, Alain Vallières, president of the Société des propriétaires et éleveurs de chevaux Standardbred du Québec (SPECSQ), penned an open letter to SPECSQ members, media and industry members regarding the ongoing saga in the Quebec horse racing industry...read on

Clark Pupils Are Perfect At Northlands

January 28, 2009:

Trainer Keith Clark was a three-time winner on Wednesday night at Northlands Park...read on

O'Brien Profiles - Aged Pacing Mares

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January 28, 2009:

With the 2008 O'Brien Awards just days away, the SC website will shine the spotlight on the finalists in each O'Brien division...read on

Harmon Is Groom Of The Year

January 28, 2009:

In a shift from past award criteria, judges of the Hanover Shoe Farms - Harness Tracks of America Groom of the Year competition have selected a hard-working 20-year-old student who grooms horses for sick and needy clients free of charge, as emblematic of the caretakers of North America who contribute so much to the sport...read on

Starsel Trots To Victory At Dover

January 28, 2009:

Starsel made it two in a row romping to a 1:56.2 victory in the $26,000 Open trot over a sloppy track on Wednesday at Dover Downs...read on

Stallion Numbers Drop In Quebec

January 28, 2009:

The uncertain future of horseracing in Quebec has led to major contraction in the breeding industry, with the stallion numbers down sharply...read on

HRNB Announces Board, Race Dates, Job Fair

January 28, 2009:

The HRNB executive board has been finalized. The officers that will assist president Jamie Hachey are...read on

Last Call For KD Banquet Tickets

January 28, 2009:

Kawartha Downs has announced that the last day to purchase tickets for Kawartha's 2008 Awards Banquet is...read on

Baymount Reiterates Offer

January 28, 2009:

In a release sent out today, Baymount Incorporated has reiterated that it is still offering of up to $1.5 million of units at price of $0.035 per unit....read on

Noms For BCSA Director Vacancies Closing Next Week

January 28, 2009:

The BC Standardbred Associations is calling for nominations from candidates to run for the six director positions on the standardbred association board...read on

Chester '09 Schedule Amended

January 28, 2009:

Chester Downs has announced that it has received permission from the Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission to amend its 2009 racing dates...read on

Canadian Pacing Derby Finish Order Restored

January 28, 2009:

The connections of Won The West recently appealed the placing of their Western Hanover gelding in the 2008 edition of the Canadian Pacing Derby to the Ontario Racing Industry Board of Appeal. The outcome has proved to be in their favour...read on

Debate About New Hampshire Gaming

January 28, 2009:

More than 60 businesspeople debated the topic of expanded gambling in New Hampshire yesterday, as legislators and lobbyists from both sides of a bill that would allow slot machines in the state voiced...read on

Another 'Big' Year Ahead

January 28, 2009:

The connections of Mister Big are looking forward to another successful year with the classy campaigner, who is now back in training and has the potential to earn his third consecutive million-dollar season...read on

Updated: Wednesday's Cancellations

January 28, 2009:

Trot Insider has assembled the list of tracks that have announced cancellations. Check back with this story throughout the day for the most recent updates...read on

Tuesday Triple For Esmeralda Semalu

January 27, 2009:

If it is Tuesday then it must be Esmeralda Semalu Night at the Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park, as the top mare of the 2009 season made it three straight wins in the $16,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace....read on

O'Brien Profiles - O'Brien Award of Horsemanship

January 27, 2009:

With the 2008 O'Brien Awards just days away, the SC website will shine the spotlight on the finalists in each O'Brien division...read on

Stablemates To Star At Woodbine

January 27, 2009:

Just 12 three-year-old fillies are going postward at Woodbine in the opener of the Miss Vera Bars Pacing Series on Thursday night, but among them are a couple of stand-outs, both hailing from the shedrow of Murray Brethour....read on

'Fancy' An Open?

January 27, 2009:

Sportsfancy, a winner of her last three races in 2008, made her second start this year a winning one with a 1:52.2 victory in the $27,000 Mares Open/Handicap Pace on Tuesday at Dover Downs....read on

Illinois Track Owner Under Scrutiny

January 27, 2009:

An article appearing in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal states that John Johnston, part of a well-known horse track racing family in Illinois, was allegedly pressed to donate cash to...read on

ORC Seeks Input On Proposed Rules Changes

January 27, 2009:

The Ontario Racing Commission is inviting all industry participants to comment on the proposals for 2009 rules changes received and reviewed under the ORC's Rules Amendment Process....read on

Six-Pack For Brawn Seelster

January 27, 2009:

Brawn Seelster extended his win streak to six at Kawartha Downs on Tuesday evening when he doubled up in the $16,500 Preferred Trot for trainer/driver Callie Rankin....read on

Betfair Buys TVG For $50 Million

January 27, 2009:

Betfair Group Ltd, the premier e-gaming business, and Macrovision Solutions Corporation, a digital entertainment technology leader, today announced that Betfair has completed its acquisition of the TV Games Network (TVG) from Macrovision for $50 million in cash consideration....read on

Major Fines In New York

January 27, 2009:

New York State Racing and Wagering Board Chairman John D. Sabini today announced that three licenced trainers involved in harness racing are facing strong sanctions after investigations turned up evidence linking them to the 'milk-shaking' of race horses....read on

Whotookwhat Takes Meadows’ Feature

January 27, 2009:

Seemingly miscast in a tough field of horses and geldings, Whotookwhat showed the boys something about trotting on Tuesday at The Meadows, as the redoubtable mare scored an upset victory in the $25,000 Preferred Handicap....read on

Travelling 'Museum' Exhibit At Rideau

January 27, 2009:

Elbridge T. Gerry, Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame president, announced today that 'The Story of Harness Racing by Currier & Ives,' the popular free travelling exhibit, has begun travel to the farthest location since its inception in 2001...read on

O'Brien Profiles - Three-Year-Old And Aged Pacer

January 27, 2009:

With the 2008 O'Brien Awards just days away, the SC website will shine the spotlight on the finalists in each O'Brien division...read on

Payments Due Feb. 15 For '09 NJSS Races

January 27, 2009:

The February 15 deadline for New Jersey Sire Stakes first sustaining payments is the last chance for owners of...read on

Issues With Fort Erie Proposal

January 27, 2009:

According to an article today by the Toronto Star, the Ontario government has some issues with the plan to save the Fort Erie thoroughbred racetrack. One of the aspects of the deal that concerns the government is...read on

Waxman In Court

January 27, 2009:

The Hamilton Spectator has reported that Dan Waxman will be in court this week against the Ontario Racing Commission...read on

Team Baillargeon Doubles Up In Don Mills

January 26, 2009:

The Baillargeon express continued to roll along on Monday night at Woodbine Racetrack with the combination of brothers Mario and Ben taking...read on

Farmer Jones Takes Top Trot At Pompano

January 26, 2009:

Farmer Jones and driver Kevin Wallis made their way to the winner’s circle after taking the $16,000 featured trot at the Isle Pompano Park in 1:55.2 on Monday....read on

I Aint No Fool Repeats At Dover

January 26, 2009:

For the second consecutive week and third time during the meet, I Aint No Fool won the $26,000 Open Pace on Monday at Dover Downs....read on

Stormaway Storms To Preferred Pace Score

January 26, 2009:

Stormaway went a long first-over journey on Monday afternoon at Western Fair Raceway to prevail in the $18,400 Preferred Pace for trainer/driver Dan Megens....read on

‘Big Ben’ And Horse Racing

January 26, 2009:

The Pittsburgh Steelers will do battle against the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII on Sunday, and the western Pennsylvania team has multiple connections to harness racing....read on

Breeder Turns To Blogger As Way To Open Farm To Public

January 26, 2009:

It might not be unusual to find a 27-year-old blogging about his or her daily routine (it might not be unusual to find anyone at any age doing so these days), but Adam Bowden’s subject matter probably sets him apart....read on

Tetrick Returns To Winning Form

January 26, 2009:

Defending two-time Driver of the Year Award-winner Tim Tetrick has shown no signs of rust in his return to harness racing following hip replacement surgery last month...read on

Tracking A Few Milestones

January 26, 2009:

Hall of Fame driver John Campbell needs $43,256 to reach $260 million (US) in lifetime purse earnings, as he is one of a number of reinsman closing in a career milestone....read on

Fort Erie Licence Continued

January 26, 2009:

In accordance with Section 24 (a) of the Racing Commission Act, 2000, the director of the Ontario Racing Commission has further continued Nordic Gaming Corporation’s licence to operate Fort Erie Racetrack until...read on

Race Night Preview

January 26, 2009:

Race Night on The Score returns to the airwaves tonight beginning at 7:00 p.m. and will...read on

SC Announces 2009 Standardbred Wagering Conference

January 26, 2009:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it will host the 2009 Standardbred Wagering Conference at Caesars Windsor from...read on

Rideau Track Closure Notice

January 26, 2009:

Officials from Rideau Carleton Raceway have announced that the main track will be closed two mornings this week for resurfacing...read on

Brennan On Whipping

January 26, 2009:

George Brennan, one of North America's top drivers, submitted a lengthy comment to the United States Trotting Association in regard to an upcoming USTA rule change proposal on whipping...read on

Intelligencer Takes Aim At Baymount

January 26, 2009:

For months now, The Intelligencer has been keeping many in the harness racing world abreast to developments regarding the new Quinte Exhibition and Raceway in Belleville, Ont....read on

Plainridge To Get Racino?

January 26, 2009:

According to a report by thesunchronicle.com, officials at Plainridge Racecourse have made it very clear that they want a 1,500-VLT racino at the Massachusetts oval. And they're willing to put up a large chunk of capital, too...read on

OSS: 2yo Notices Coming Soon

January 26, 2009:

The Ontario Sires Stakes Administration has announced that it will be sending out two-year-old sustaining payment notices to owners of OSS-eligible colts and fillies on...read on


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