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MacGrath Talks Super Final, Breeding

November 13, 2008:

Over the past two years, Brent MacGrath has received the ride of a lifetime with his Mach Three superstar Somebeachsomewhere. Though he is eternally grateful for the blessing, he has made some interesting comments regarding 2007-08 with 'The Beach.'...read on

Adriatic Maintains Streak

November 12, 2008:

With Brad Forward at the reins, Adriatic managed to keep his win streak in tact on Wednesday night at Windsor Raceway....read on

Four Straight For Manwithabigcigar

November 12, 2008:

Manwithabigcigar notched his fourth consecutive win for owner/trainer Shawn Worthen in his Wednesday evening assignment at Flamboro Downs....read on

Ladies Set Sights On Emeralds

November 12, 2008:

Freshmen fillies will line up this Friday at Northlands Park for three Emerald Lady Stakes divisions, which will feature purses of over $19,500....read on

Definer Continues Late Season Dominance

November 12, 2008:

Illinois conceived and foaled trotting colts were on display Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of six two-year-olds met in a $14,500 ISOBA Super Sale Stake, which was contested as a non-wagering event prior to the start of the regular program....read on

‘Vicky’ Jets To Victory In Top Trot

November 12, 2008:

Victors Vicky stepped up to the $22,000 Filly and Mare Winners-Over trot and won for the third straight time while Joey The Jet JT was the best in the $18,000 sub-feature at Dover Downs Wednesday night....read on

Call To Manufacturers For Safety Lines Pilot

November 12, 2008:

Manufacturers of tack equipment who believe they can supply and produce a suitable product for the Ontario horse racing industry are invited to participate in an upcoming safety reins pilot program. Announced last month, the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) launched the pilot program in a move designed to facilitate a smooth transition to the introduction of safety reins in Ontario....read on

Vigilante Films Presents The Elitlopp ’08

November 12, 2008:

Peter Kleinhans and his horse Enough Talk are invited by Klaus Koch of the Solvalla Racetrack to represent the United States at the world famous Elitloppet '08 in Stockholm, Sweden....read on

SBOANJ Update On Subsidy Issue

November 12, 2008:

On Wednesday, November 12, the Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey released an update on the purse subsidy situation between itself and the owners of Freehold Raceway....read on

Muscle Mass To Kentuckiana Of Ontario

November 12, 2008:

Kentuckiana Farms is extremely excited to announce that World Champion Muscle Mass will stand the 2009 breeding season at Kentuckiana Farms of Ontario, located at Emerald Ridge Farm of. Kentuckiana Farms will serve as Syndicate Manager and along with Emerald Ridge Farm will manage his breeding career....read on

Johansson On Matron Two-Year-Olds

November 12, 2008:

Marcus Johansson hopes mid-year bad luck is in the process of being converted to good for what remains of this season....read on

McNair Comments On Striking Lindsey

November 12, 2008:

If practice makes perfect, Striking Lindsey should be an expert at racing from Post 10 at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Mister Big Shut Down, Returning In '09

November 12, 2008:

Mister Big, who finished eighth in the American-National Stakes on November 1 at Balmoral Park in Chicago, will not race again this year....read on

Hussy Chaser Retired

November 12, 2008:

Trainer Rob Fellows told Trot Insider this afternoon that Hussy Chaser, his Maritime-bred winner of 45 races and over $519,000 in purses, has been retired from racing and is on the move to the East Coast....read on

OSAS Selling SBSW Ornaments; McCall Makes Huge Donation

November 12, 2008:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society has announced that on Saturday it will be taking orders for the perfect economical stocking stuffer for all harness horse lovers. Also, Darren McCall and his wife, Annette Johansen, have made a huge donation to the OSAS cause....read on

OHHA Calls Meeting For District 2 Members

November 12, 2008:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has released a notice of meeting for its District 2 members....read on

Woolnough No Longer At Colonial

November 12, 2008:

Colonial Downs general manager and vice president Iain Woolnough confirmed last night that he no longer works for the company. Also, Colonial has closed one on its off track betting locations....read on

Georgian Hosts Pair Of Preferreds

November 11, 2008:

Renaissance Man won as he pleased while Secret Weapon pulled off an upset in Tuesday’s $13,000 Preferred events at Georgian Downs....read on

Seven Straight For Docs Moonlite

November 11, 2008:

The Windsor faithful were infatuated with the streaking Docs Moonlite on Tuesday evening, and the filly didn’t disappoint her army of backers....read on

Super Sale Stake To Fox Valley Lover

November 11, 2008:

Freshmen trotting fillies grabbed the headlines on a cold and rainy Tuesday at Balmoral Park as a field of eight diagonally gaited state-breds squared off in a $15,000 ISOBA Super Sale Stake....read on

Stakes Filled Day At Fraser Downs

November 11, 2008:

Oodles of cash was put on the table at Fraser Downs on Tuesday as the Surrey, BC oval played host to the $100,000 Mary Murphy Breeders Stake Final for three-year-old filly pacer, the $100,000 Robert Murphy Breeders Stake Final for three-year-old colt and gelding pacers and a set of $50,000 Breeders Stake Finals for the two-year-old pacers....read on

Horseman To Freehold: Sign or Sell

November 11, 2008:

The ownership of Freehold Raceway should sell the track if it will not sign the agreement to accept casino supplement funds for the track’s purses....read on

Breeders Crown Food Drive Set

November 11, 2008:

The Meadowlands and Hambletonian Society have once again joined with Kings Super Markets to collect food items for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey....read on

Post 3 For 'The Beach’ In Super Final

November 11, 2008:

World Champion three-year-old pacer Somebeachsomewhere has drawn Post 3 to headline this Saturday’s star-studded OSS Super Final night program at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Hanover Shoe Farms To Receive National Animal Welfare Award

November 11, 2008:

Hanover Shoe Farms, the most prolific Standardbred breeding farm in the world, will be honoured with the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) 2008 award for outstanding service in equi...read on

Continued Ed For Trainers

November 11, 2008:

The Association of Racing Commissioners International has adopted a model rule that will require horse trainers – harness and thoroughbred – to undergo six hours of continuing education each year...read on

Goodtimes And 'Tuscany' To Return To Woodbine

November 11, 2008:

Racing fans will be given the opportunity to get their picture taken with an OSS legend on Saturday evening at Woodbine Racetrack as Goodtimes will be on hand for this year's OSS Super Finals....read on

Box Closes Thursday For Gaitway Qualifiers

November 11, 2008:

Qualifiers will be held for Standardbreds at Gaitway Farm on Friday, Nov. 17 at 9:30 a.m., with the entry box closing at 10 a.m. on Thursday....read on

Frank Robertson Passes

November 11, 2008:

This weekend the harness racing industry in Atlantic Canada lost one of its true unsung heroes as Frank Robertson of Halifax, N.S. passed away on Saturday, November 8 at the age of 80....read on

Changeover Outclasses New Zealand Cup Rivals

November 11, 2008:

Changeover’s elevation from champion juvenile to superstar open class performer is all but complete following the five-year-old’s resounding $1 million New Zealand Cup wi...read on

Three Straight For T Js Mr Lavec

November 10, 2008:

The win streak is now three and counting for T Js Mr Lavec, who notched his latest victory in Monday's $18,400 Preferred Trot at Western Fair Raceway....read on

Armbro Chronicle Awesome In Open

November 10, 2008:

Winning races at the Open level is something that Armbro Chronicle has mastered for trainer Kent Baker, who watched his start student add to his impressive resume in the Monday evening feature at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Joseph S. Parisi Passes

November 10, 2008:

Joseph S. Parisi, president of White Birch Farm Inc., passed away on Saturday, November 8 at the age of 78....read on

Vince Auclair Passes

November 10, 2008:

Trot Insider has learned that horsemen Vince Auclair of Cambridge, ON passed away suddenly Wednesday, November 5 at the Hawkinsville Training Centre in Georgia after succumbing to a heart attack....read on

Rising Stars To Do Battle At Monticello

November 10, 2008:

Jason Bartlett and Jordan Stratton, who both rank among top five drivers in wins in North America, will face each other in a driving competition November 19 at Monticello Raceway in New York....read on

Spears Comments On Harrisburg Sale

November 10, 2008:

This afternoon, Trot Insider spoke with Paul Spears, president and CEO of the Standardbred Horse Sales Company, regarding the six-day sale that recently wrapped up in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania...read on

"Beach" Set To Make Woodbine Debut

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November 10, 2008:

Harness racing fans in Toronto will get to see, for the first time, the sport's top-ranked pacer in their own backyard....read on

Coppola Performs Double Duty

November 10, 2008:

Though it was more prevalent in years past, most horsepeople that have two official jobs are typically trainer-drivers. But don't tell that to Frank Coppola, Jr....read on

Want To Meet Deweycheatumnhowe?

November 10, 2008:

The Hambletonian-winning son of Muscles Yankee will be on display behind the grandstand at Goshen Historic Park in Goshen, New York on Saturday, November 15....read on

Docs Moonlite Looks To Extend Streak

November 10, 2008:

Three-year-old Cams Eclipse filly Docs Moonlite will be looking for her seventh straight victory tomorrow at Western Fair Raceway, and co-owner Ed Sayfie couldn't be happier....read on

Connor To Leave WEG

November 10, 2008:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Woodbine Entertainment Group commentator Chris Connor will be leaving the company for a position at Communications New Brunswick, in his native province....read on

Perzow To Run For Office

November 10, 2008:

Trot Insider has learned that Michael Perzow of Oka Valley Standardbreds will be a part of Quebec's upcoming provincial election, as he will be looking to represent the riding of Argenteuil for the Action démocratique du Québec (ADQ) party....read on

Landry Comments On December Race Dates

November 10, 2008:

Attractions Hippiques vice president, Racing, Gerard Landry has commented on the decision to have Sulky Trois-Rivieres host all of the company's nine December race dates....read on

Updated West Meadows Raceway Photos

November 10, 2008:

The first photos of West Meadows Raceway just outside of Regina are now available to be viewed online....read on

Border Oval Feature To Armbro Billow

November 9, 2008:

Armbro Billow and driver Marc St. Louis Jr. capitalized on a sweet trip en route to posting a narrow victory in the $10,000 Preferred Pace on Sunday evening at Windsor Raceway....read on

Stakes Galore at Dover

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November 9, 2008:

The red carpet was rolled out on Sunday at Dover Downs as a long list of trotting and pacing stars made their way to the Delaware oval to contest a quartet of big money stakes....read on

Turner Memorial Highlights Truro Card

November 9, 2008:

Arrow Dynamic and Kaptain And Keiths were runaway winners in their respective assignments on Sunday at Truro Raceway, as the Nova Scotia half-miler hosted a pair of $12,340 divisions of the Donnie and George Turner Memorial....read on

Sophomores Battle In Elite

November 9, 2008:

A pair of divisions of the Elite Stakes and a variety of Distinction divisions was contested at Hippodrome de Montreal on Sunday afternoon, and for the most part it was a good day for the favourites....read on

Rideau Hosts 6K Finals

November 9, 2008:

The closing chapters of the 6K Series for trotters and pacers were written at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday evening, with a trio of finals served up as part of its 15-race program....read on

Davis Clicks For Six

November 9, 2008:

A dominant day at the office is the best way to sum up how things went on Sunday at Fraser Downs for driver Bill Davis....read on


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