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Huge Stakes Night in London

November 2, 2008:

One of the top programs of the 2008 Fall Meet at Western Fair Raceway will turn to the starting gate this Saturday....read on

Shadow Play Triumphs In American National

November 1, 2008:

The Canadian-owned pacing star Shadow Play, added the $300,000 American National Three-Year-Old Colt Pace to his impressive resume on Saturday night at Balmoral Park. ...read on

Breeders Stakes Contested At Fraser

November 1, 2008:

Fans enjoyed an action-packed card on Saturday night at Fraser Downs, which included the second leg of the Robert and Mary Murphy Breeders Stakes for three-year-olds, the Fillies & Mares Open Pace and the first leg of the Spartacus Claiming Series....read on

Kadabra Colts Take Two Of Three Gold Elims

November 1, 2008:

Sons of Kadabra took two of three $40,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold eliminations for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Ramegade Bruiser Upsets In Open Pace

November 1, 2008:

Not only did Ramegade Bruiser pull off a 12-1 upset in the $50,000 Open Pace tonight at Woodbine Racetrack, but he also lowered his lifetime mark to 1:49.4....read on

'Charlie' Takes Champion Trot Final

November 1, 2008:

Charlie O Charlie, the winner of the first leg of the Champions Trot series on October 11, rallied from off the pace to win the $24,200 Final tonight at Sudbury Downs....read on

Ziggy Wiggy Shines In Preferred

November 1, 2008:

Ziggy Wiggy took top honours on Saturday night equaling her lifetime mark in Georgian Downs' featured $13,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Trot....read on

Repeat Winners In Middlesex Trotting Series

November 1, 2008:

The second leg of the Middlesex Trotting Series headlined Western Fair Raceway's Saturday night card with repeat winners and favourites prevailing in most of the $9,000 divisions....read on

Deep Finesse Extends Streak In Island Breeders

November 1, 2008:

Six Island Breeders Finals highlighted Charlottetown Driving Park's Super Saturday afternoon card with all eyes on pacing sensation Deep Finesse....read on

First Rate Smashes Track Record At Colonial

November 1, 2008:

First Rate set a new track and world record for the second straight year to win the three-year-old colt and gelding pace Virginia Breeders Final and highlight the Virginia Harness Day of Champions Saturday at Colonial Downs....read on

Fall Extravaganza Topped By A Peach

November 1, 2008:

Three-year-old pacing filly Georgia Peach fetched the highest price at today's Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale at Flamboro Downs in Dundas, Ontario....read on

The World According To Dean: Europeans head for Harrisburg

November 1, 2008:

Despite the worldwide economic meltdown, don’t be surprised if you hear some indecipherable discussions at Harrisburg next week. The Europeans are coming!...read on

Shipps Xpectancy Treats Fans With Track Record

October 31, 2008:

Fans gathered at Western Fair Raceway on Halloween Night were treated to four outstanding performances by Ontario's most talented freshman pacers, including a track record triumph by gelding Shipps Xpectancy....read on

Primary Purpose Remains Flawless

October 31, 2008:

Primary Purpose was flawless in his $13,200 Breeders Stake division for colts and geldings on Friday night, picking up his fifth consecutive victory for trainer/driver Rod Therres over a sloppy racetrack at Fraser Downs....read on

'Dewey' Triumphs At Vernon

October 31, 2008:

The acclaimed Deweycheatumnhowe showed why he is considered one of the standardbred sport's top trotters of all time after a titillating 1:55.2 triumph in a special $20,000 Open test for three to five-year-olds at Vernon Downs on Friday night....read on

OSS Gold Elims To Elusive Desire, Daylon Mystique

October 31, 2008:

It was all treats and no tricks for Elusive Desire and Daylon Mystique tonight at Woodbine Racetrack, as the two fillies captured their respective $40,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold eliminations for freshman trotters....read on

Middlesex Victors Impressive At Western Fair

October 31, 2008:

Round two of the Middlesex County Pacing Series was contested at Western Fair Raceway this evening with nine $9,000 divisions....read on

Loranger, Jr. Sweeps 6K Trotting Series

October 31, 2008:

The fifth leg of the 6K Series highlighted Rideau Carleton's Friday night card and a pair of Paul Loranger, Jr. pupils swept the $4,800 trotting divisions....read on

Yankee Pica Hoping For Edge On Home Turf

October 31, 2008:

When the three-year-old pacing fillies arrive at Windsor Raceway on Wednesday evening for their last Trillium Series event, Yankee Pica will be looking for a little hometown advantage....read on

Calling For Major Change

October 31, 2008:

In his November, 2008 View, Trot Magazine editor Darryl Kaplan calls racing's current economic model "suicidal." Equating the industry to "a runaway train heading for a cliff," he calls for the annual allocation of millions in purse money toward "development, promotion, marketing and technological change."...read on

Deep Finesse Looking For 14th Straight Win

October 31, 2008:

Deep Finesse, a two-year-old pacing sensation, will take centre stage in the Island Breeders Championships Saturday afternoon at the Charlottetown Driving Park. First race post time for the finals, dubbed Super Saturdays, is 1:00 p.m....read on

Current Outs For Fall Extravaganza Sale

October 31, 2008:

Standardbred Canada's 2008 Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale will get underway tomorrow morning -- Saturday, November 1 -- at 10:00 a.m. in the newly remodeled sales pavilion in the Flamboro Downs backstretch in Dundas, ON....read on

SBOANJ Wants Resolution By November 5

October 31, 2008:

The Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey, in an effort to provide Freehold Raceway additional time to resolve an impasse over a $1.6 million purse subsidy, has notified the track that it has until November 5 to reach a solution....read on

Carey On Proposed Hawthorne Racino

October 31, 2008:

The owners of Hawthorne Racecourse have said that if the track is granted Illinois' 10th casino license, it will erect a new, intimate racing facility, contrasted by the biggest sports bar in the state....read on

NCRHHA To Seek Contract With Baymount?

October 31, 2008:

The NCRHHA today stated that during a Wednesday night meeting in Napanee, ON, a crowd of Belleville-area horsepeople voted down a motion to have OHHA be their sole and exclusive bargaining agent with Baymount Inc....read on

Hard Hitters At Mohawk Qualifiers

October 31, 2008:

A pair of top trotters on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit came back from layoffs this morning during the seven-race qualifying session at Mohawk Racetrack in Campbellville, ON....read on

Fraser Gearing Up For Rich Card

October 31, 2008:

The BC Standardbred Breeders Society has announced that Fraser Downs will be hosting a special post position draw on Friday, November 7 for the approximately $400,000 BC Breeders Classic Day, to take place Remembrance Day, Tuesday, November 11....read on

Quebec Breeders Send Out Legal Warnings

October 31, 2008:

According to a report in The Montreal Gazette, a collective group of Quebec breeders yesterday served legal warning to the provincial government, SONACC, Attractions Hippiques' Paul Massicotte and Loto-Québec....read on

Crazed To Stand At Blue Chip Farms

October 31, 2008:

Lindy Racing Stables, along with partners Gary and Ellen Hoffman, and Robert Rudolph are pleased to announce that world champion, Crazed, will stand at Blue Chip Farms in Wallkill, New York in 2009....read on

Awards To Be Doled Out In Pennsylvania

October 31, 2008:

Tim Tetrick, Joe Offutt, Howard Taylor, and Julie Davis – a very diverse foursome united in the outstanding abilities they show on the Pennsylvania racing scene – have all been selected to receive awards at the second annual Celebration of Pennsylvania Harness Racing at Pocono Downs Saturday, December 6....read on

Nasty Spill At Fraser Downs

October 31, 2008:

The ninth race at Fraser Downs on Thursday evening was marred by a scary spill that involved a number of pacers and drivers....read on

Voelz Hanover Grabs Gold At Woodbine

October 30, 2008:

The win streak is now three and counting for Voelz Hanover, who turned in a flawless performance at Woodbine Racetrack on Thursday evening in the last OSS Gold final of the season for three-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Déjà Vu In Rideau Preferreds

October 30, 2008:

Gutsy Volo and Red Leaf Again both made a round trip to victory lane at Rideau Carleton Raceway thanks to their respective wins in the Preferred ranks on Thursday evening....read on

Negrito Wins Charlottetown Feature

October 30, 2008:

Ken Ramsey, David MacMurdo and Ken Graham's Negrito captured the Thursday night feature for driver Marc Campbell in 1:58.2 at the Charlottetown Driving Park Entertainment Centre....read on

Am Nat Elims At Balmoral

October 30, 2008:

Balmoral Park will showcase some of North America's top horses as well as the cream of the crop among the driving colony on Saturday night as six American National Stakes will be contested on the 14-race program worth more than $1.2 million in purses....read on

OSAS Looking For Blanket Donations

October 30, 2008:

With winter just around the corner, the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society could really use a helping hand....read on

Appeals, Suspension From Western Fair Race

October 30, 2008:

Trot Insider has received notice from Ontario Racing Commission executive director / CEO John Blakney that a pair of appeals have been filed regarding Western Fair's 12th race on Tuesday, October 28....read on

Change To OHHA's Members' Liability Insurance

October 30, 2008:

Elliott Special Risks LP, OHHA's Provider of Members Liability Insurance, has extended its coverage to include U.S. resident members of OHHA....read on

Hippodrome De Montreal Not Moving?

October 30, 2008:

A report today by The Montreal Gazette states that the Commission des Institutions parliamentary committee is against funneling more capital to the struggling provincial industry, but believes that there may be another plausible solution....read on

Success Acres Dispersal At Blooded Sale

October 30, 2008:

Success Acres will be dispersing 40 mares and 34 weanlings at the Blooded Horse Sale, scheduled for Monday, November 17 at the Delaware Ohio County Fairgrounds. Success' stock consists of trotters, exclusively....read on

Battle Brewing At Monticello

October 30, 2008:

Two of North Americas fastest-rising driving stars, Jordan Stratton and Jason Bartlett, will battle head-to head in every race on the Wednesday, November 19 program at Monticello Raceway....read on

Inaugural World Cup Cancelled

October 30, 2008:

The New South Wales Harness Club has stated that it has reluctantly had to withdraw from conducting the inaugural edition of the World Cup of Harness Racing, which was scheduled to take place at Menangle Park in 2009....read on

Woodbine Live! Tax Break Rubber-Stamped

October 30, 2008:

Yesterday, Toronto councillors rubber-stamped the $120 million tax break for the Woodbine Entertainment Group's forthcoming Woodbine Live! expansion. Although, some in Rexdale are not too happy with the conditions of the decision....read on

Gregory Wins Drivers' Challenge; Jamieson Second

October 30, 2008:

Last night at Batavia Downs, current Yonkers and Freehold Raceway regular pilot Jeff Gregory, 42, became $10,000 richer, as he was crowned the winner of the All-Star drivers' challenge....read on

Promotions Galore At Northlands Nov. 15

October 30, 2008:

On Saturday, November 15, Northlands Park will be putting on 'Standardbreds Forever,' a full day of promotions which will feature Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame stallion As Promised, a handicapping contest, and a stellar card of racing....read on

Warrawee June Sets Sights On Super Final

October 29, 2008:

Some of Ontario's top three-year-old trotting fillies are headed to Woodbine Racetrack on Sunday, using a pair of Trillium Series divisions as a prep race for the $300,000 Super Final 13 days later....read on

Define The World Wins Tie Breaker In Windsor

October 29, 2008:

Define The World delivered a commanding performance at Windsor Raceway on Wednesday evening to earn his third Gold Final title - one more than rival B Strike Three....read on

Mildred Williams Finals Announced

October 29, 2008:

For the first time ever, the Mildred Williams International Driving Series 2008 finals will take place over three tracks in the United States....read on

Big Names Featured On HPI TV This Weekend

October 29, 2008:

Many of the sport's biggest stars will be out this weekend and fans will get a chance to see them in action on HPI TV....read on

Safety Reins Pilot Program Announced

October 29, 2008:

In order to facilitate a smooth transition to the introduction of safety reins in Ontario horse racing, a six month pilot program has been announced by the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC)....read on


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