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Talk To Tony All Ears At 'Mighty M'

August 27, 2009:

One of the wonderful aspects of the New York Sire Stakes program is that there is something for everyone. One need not have the one of the leading candidates in a division to participate....read on

Roger Hamm Recovering

August 27, 2009:

Trot Insider has spoken with Lynda Hamm, wife of horseman Roger Hamm, whose life was saved Thursday, August 20 during the Adrenaline Festival...read on

Xtreme To Feature Double Millionaire?

August 27, 2009:

The iron tough veteran trotter Abbey Road C will look to go over the $2 million mark in lifetime earnings and defend his title in the Xtreme Rewind featured this Saturday...read on

Egyptian Stakes Set For Friday

August 27, 2009:

Illinois top older pacers will be in action on Friday, August 28 at Maywood Raceway, as a field of nine classy veterans with more than $2.3 million in career earnings will square off in the $40,000 Eg...read on

Get Ready for Xtreme Horsepower!

August 27, 2009:

Expect the unexpected! That’s been the mantra for Xtreme Horsepower since its inception and this Saturday Georgian Downs hosts the third edition of the event featuring out-of-the-ordinary horse racing...read on

Joseph 'Gene' Harrison Passes

August 27, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that 72-year-old horseman Joseph 'Gene' Harrison of Leamington, Ont. passed away peacefully with his family by his side Wednesday, August 26 at Windsor Regional Hospital Met Campus...read on

Night Of Champions Date Changed

August 27, 2009:

Northfield Park has announced that it has changed the date of its Night of Champions for Ohio's top county fair...read on

Bettor Nails $41,721 Pick 7

August 27, 2009:

One lucky Maine bettor hit the Pocono Downs Pick 7 jackpot last night. The payoff was $41,721.20....read on

Ill. Legalizes Online Racing Wagering

August 27, 2009:

Illinois has become the latest state to legalize online wagering on horse racing....read on

Frank Ryan Straight To Final

August 27, 2009:

Officials at Rideau Carleton Raceway have told Trot Insider that only nine horses have been entered to contest the eliminations for the Frank Ryan Memorial Trot. Thus, elims are not necessary and all will head straight to the...read on

Erwin Andrew, Maritimer Stakes Set

August 27, 2009:

A pair of Standardbred Canada co-sponsored stakes events have been drawn and are set to be contested over the course of the next two days in the Maritimes...read on

Funding To Repair McMahon's Colours

August 27, 2009:

The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame in Goshen, New York has received a $2,440 grant from the Greater Hudson Heritage Network for the treatment of Richard McMahon’s silk driving jacket; the work...read on

ORC: Safety Vests Effective Oct. 1

August 27, 2009:

The Ontario Racing Commission today issued a reminder to the provincial horse racing industry that standardbred participants that safety vests will be required any time while jogging, training, parading or warming up a horse on racetrack grounds in Ontario starting October 1, 2009...read on

Bartlett On Yonkers Eight-Holes

August 27, 2009:

Jason Bartlett.

Pleasant chap...very good driver...but not exactly like having a rabbit's foot in the pocket....read on

Final Reg. Season Pass At Pocono

August 27, 2009:

One More Laugh leads a field of talented two-year-olds in Pennsylvania Sire Stakes at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs...read on

Marohn Wins Godfather Pace

August 27, 2009:

Who knew that Jim Marohn was half-Italian other than him and his son, Jimmy, Jr.?...read on

Oakmont Takes PA Stallion Series Dash

August 27, 2009:

Oakmont, trained by George Teague, Jr....read on

Candid Sears Doesn't Hold Back

August 27, 2009:

In a New York Daily News article printed this past weekend, top driver Brian Sears offered some extremely candid quotes in regard to the way he feels the Meadowlands Racetrack is being run, half mile tracks and more...read on

No Sleep For 'Kingpin’s Owners

August 27, 2009:

Sleep has become a rare commodity in the Zorgwijk Kingpin camp since the two-year-old trotting colt qualified for Sunday’s $130,000 Gold final with an impressive elimination win at Mohawk Racetrack last weekend...read on

Stabbing At Woodbine Racetrack

August 27, 2009:

Trot Insider has spoken with Jane Holmes, Woodbine Entertainment Group vice president, Corporate Affairs, in regard to a stabbing which occurred this morning at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

No Competition Rolls A Five

August 26, 2009:

No Competition had been a tough competitor at Sudbury Downs during the month of August and on Wednesday night, the six-year-old son of Rustler Hanover-Cams Legend ran his current win streak to five...read on

Sammys Magic Girl Shows Powers In PASS

August 26, 2009:

Sammys Magic Girl produced some magic in deep stretch, getting up late to score in 1:54.4 — fastest division of a $270,095 Pennsylvania Sires Stake for two-year-old filly pacers Wednesday at The Meadows...read on

Well Said Tops LBJ Future Wager Pool #2

August 26, 2009:

The second of three pools on the 2009 “Future Wager” for the Little Brown Jug is fast approaching. Wagering will get underway at 12:00 noon on Thursday, August 27, and will be offered through 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 30...read on

Oakmont Wins In Penn. Stallions Series

August 26, 2009:

Oakmont, trained by George Teague, Jr. and driven by Jim Morrill, Jr., came charging down the lane Wednesday, August 26 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs to capture the first $20,000 division of six Pennsylvania Stallion Series races...read on

L Ts Best Is Just That At Harrington

August 26, 2009:

Thomas Barrett’s L Ts Best ($3.60, Vince Copeland) put together a strong stretch rally to win the $21,700 Junior Open Trot Wednesday at Harrington Raceway...read on

Road To The Jug For Week Six

August 26, 2009:

Each week the Jay Wolf, Assistant Publicity Director of the Little Brown Jug will rank the Top 10 eligibles for the 64th edition of the Little Brown Jug on Thursday, September 24...read on

Lady Slipper Stakes At Summerside

August 26, 2009:

The Lady Slipper Stakes took center stage Wednesday night at the Summerside Raceway with Meridian Magic, under the command of trainer Kenny Arsenault, surviving a first-over trip to post the fastest clocking of the night in the $21,000 Gold division for two-year-old filly pacers...read on

'Cailloux' Completes Campbell Hat Trick

August 26, 2009:

Emmys Cailloux provided driver Joseph Campbell with his third straight win on Inverness Raceway’s nine-race Wednesday program in the $900 Open Pace...read on

Whitesand Dimples Again; Spill In The Second

August 26, 2009:

Whitesand Dimples, who has yet to finish off the board in 15 starts this season for trainer Scott Forward, added another win to her record in the featured $575 Preferred Pace at St. Johns Racing & Entertainment Centre...read on

Magna Permitted To Sell Remington Park

August 26, 2009:

The bankrupt Magna Entertainment Corp. was granted permission today in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware to auction off the Oklahoma racetrack Remington Park for at least $80.3 million...read on

Takter-Pierce Combo Win Both NJSS Trots

August 26, 2009:

Trainer Jimmy Takter and driver Ron Pierce combined to win both $100,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes Premier Division Championships for two-year-old trotters Wednesday afternoon, August 26 at Freehold Raceway...read on

ORC Calls For Sub Advisory Group Nominations

August 26, 2009:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC), as Program Administrator, is seeking out interested people to be involved in planning for two different areas of the Standardbred Improvement Program...read on

Crown Winner To Double In Derby?

August 26, 2009:

Won The West, fresh off his win in the Breeders Crown, will look to make it two in a row over some of the top older male pacers around when he squares off against nine rivals in the $50,000 elimination for the Canadian Pacing Derby...read on

Vintage Master, Mr Wiggles Accept Cane Pace Byes

August 26, 2009:

Pacing’s Triple Crown season kicks off Saturday at Freehold Raceway with the $108,300 Cane Pace elimination. Ten names were dropped in the box but eight will be in the elimination...read on

Muscle Hill Meets Local Speedster In Am Nat

August 26, 2009:

If speed thrills, fans at Balmoral Park could be delighted by Saturday’s $200,000 American-National Stakes. That is because Hambletonian winner Muscle Hill and Illinois standout Southern Rocketop, two of the three fastest three-year-old trotters in North America this season, will square off for the first time...read on

ORC Advises On Use Of Cobalt Sulfate

August 26, 2009:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) advises horsepeople to be very cautious with the administration of the substance cobalt sulphate to their horses...read on

Final Call For Vernon Golf Tournament

August 26, 2009:

Vernon Downs would like to remind all horsemen participating at Vernon that this is the final call for entries into the Horsemen’s Appreciation Golf Tournament that is being held on Monday, August 31 at Twin Ponds Golf Course...read on

Big Expansion At Cazenovia College

August 26, 2009:

The president of Cazenovia College in New York has announced the formation of the New York State Centre for Equine Business Development at the college, with clinics, workshops and networking....read on

Judge Joe Named Yonkers Trot Choice

August 26, 2009:

Judge Joe, which will be making its first start for new connections, outdrew seven rivals and has been installed as the 7-5 morning line favourite for the $670,774 final of the Yonkers Trot...read on

Post Time Switches At EPR

August 26, 2009:

There will be a first-race post time change for a pair of Exhibition Park Raceway's upcoming cards...read on

Vanderkemp Talks Woodstock

August 26, 2009:

When trainer Mike Vanderkemp first saw two-year-old Woodstock in Florida this past January, he was told the brown Rocknroll Hanover colt was one of trainer Noel Daley's top prospects. With a pair of very impressive pari-mutuel performances under its belt...read on

Adrenaline In Pictures

August 26, 2009:

Did you miss Adrenaline? If so, photos from the inaugural edition of Canada’s Racing Festival, which ran from August 20-23 at Hiawatha Horse Park in Sarnia, Ont. and featured a spread of entertainment options, is now available online...read on

Phase 1 Of Georgian Slots Complete

August 26, 2009:

Phase One of the expansion of OLG Slots at Georgian Downs is complete -- a redevelopment project that created 90 new full and part-time jobs and brings increased economic benefit to the Town of Innisf...read on

Fair Racing At Quinte Cancelled

August 26, 2009:

After much effort put forth by both the National Capital Region Harness Horse Association and the Quinte Exhibition and Raceway to host what would have been a stellar event of fair harness racing dubb...read on

Margies Melody Passes At Age 33

August 26, 2009:

Margies Melody, dam of World Champion multi-millionaire Nihilator, who is known as one of the greatest pacers the sport of harness racing has ever seen, passed away this morning at the age of 33...read on

Three-In-A-Row For 'Clout?'

August 26, 2009:

Twist N Clout, the New Jersey Sire Stakes two-year-old filly pacer of 2008, tries to win her third consecutive rac...read on

Burgess Overcomes Broken Hip

August 26, 2009:

When some 80-year-olds break a hip, the injury can lead to less than optimal prognoses for the future. In the case of iron-tough, sixth-generation horseman Clyde Burgess, Jr., it only means his next trip in the race bike will be delayed somewhat...read on

Clinton 'Wind Rider' Event A Success

August 26, 2009:

The Can-Am Wind Rider Challenge made its first stop of the Ontario Regionals Tour on August 22 and 23 in...read on

PA Stallions Series Continues

August 26, 2009:

Blue Moon Artist extended its domination of the Pennsylvania Stallion Series for freshman pacing fillies, as it won its third straight in the series Tuesday, August 25 at the...read on

Keep It Real Set To Return

August 26, 2009:

Keep It Real has been keeping quiet for the past three weeks, but the Joey Shea-trained pacing colt could soon be making lots of noise...read on


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