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Series To Benefit Juvenile Diabetes

February 23, 2009:

Beginning in early March, the North American Amateur Drivers Association (NAADA) will be sponsoring a trotting series which will benefit the National Juvenile Diabetes Foundation....read on

Karper: Consult The Industry

February 23, 2009:

Rick Karper, ex-president of the Quebec Trotting & Pacing Association (ATAQ), yesterday penned an open letter in reference to the ongoing situation...read on

Proposed Race Date For Charlottetown

February 23, 2009:

Subject to the approval of CPMA, the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has given the approval to the Charlottetown Driving Park to add a race date...read on

HRPEI Closes Office

February 23, 2009:

Harness Racing PEI announced this morning that due to a winter storm it has been forced to close its office...read on

Trites Grabs Hardware

February 23, 2009:

Fredericton's Todd Trites was named the 2008 Driver of the Year at Fredericton Raceway for the fourth straight year at the annual Fredericton Horsemen's...read on

Duke Is N.A.'s Winningest Standardardbred

February 22, 2009:

Duke made his seventh start of the season on Sunday evening at Rideau Carleton Raceway, and for the seventh straight start he went home a winner for...read on

Chupp’s Crew Puts On A Clinic

February 22, 2009:

After putting together a two-win performance at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday evening, trainer Mervin Chupp one-upped himself on the Sunday afternoon...read on

Fraser Feature To Real Beauty, Davis Triples

February 22, 2009:

After back-to-back near misses in the Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Fraser Downs, Real Beauty bounced back to get all the marbles in the Sunday afternoon edition...read on

Lisagain Impressive In Maiden Breaker

February 22, 2009:

One of the most impressive winners on Sunday afternoon’s card of racing at the Meadowlands was one of the most expensive yearlings to sell at auction in 2007...read on

Bohnarczyk Wins NHHC Qualifier

February 22, 2009:

Joseph Bohnarczyk of Wallington, NJ captured the $9,360 top prize in the 2009 National Harness Handicapping Championship Qualifier held Saturday night...read on

Northlands Takes Action Against Strangles

February 22, 2009:

With Les Butler, Northlands Park's chief racing executive, confirming Equine Strangles in the backstretch, the track is going forward with a recommended action plan...read on

Injury Interrupts Auckland Reactor’s Schedule

February 22, 2009:

Champion racehorse Auckland Reactor has suffered a minor injury and will miss the start of Auckland Cup week...read on

Macombers Are Hot At Pompano

February 22, 2009:

Right now they are one of the hottest percentage winning father and son teams in harness racing. Richard Macomber as the trainer and Ricky Macomber, Jr. as the driver and this Saturday night at the Isle Pompano Park saw their numbers only increase...read on

Digital Z Tam Wires Yonkers Open; Five For Bartlett

February 21, 2009:

Digital Z Tam took full advantage of his assigned pole position Saturday night, going the distance to annex Yonkers Raceway's $31,000 Open Handicap Pace...read on

Lucky No. Seven For Ramegade Bruiser

February 21, 2009:

Using his typical front-end tactics, Ramegade Bruiser exhibited a repeat performance of his past six Open Pace triumphs on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

Aquarius Stakes Record For Southwestern Dream

February 21, 2009:

In a stunning victory, Southwestern Dream established stakes records for the fastest mile [1:49.4] and highest payoff [$108] in the $84,000 Aquarius, one of three stakes finals contested Saturday night at the Meadowlands...read on

Going The Distance In World Record Fashion

February 21, 2009:

Bullion Bill A won again, Skads Winner pulled a mild surprise in the top trot while Dragons Blood and Pegasus Osborne both equaled the world record for a five-eighths mile dash at Dover Downs on Saturday...read on

OSS Champ Returns

February 21, 2009:

The Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series three-year-old colt pace champion of 2008, Legal Litigator, will make his four-year-old season debut at Western Fair in the 11th on the Monday afternoon program of February 23...read on

2008 Award Winners Saluted At Western Fair

February 21, 2009:

A capacity crowd gathered in the Carousel Room at Western Fair on Saturday evening for the Raceway’s annual awards banquet and ceremonies...read on

Truro Cancels Sunday's Card

February 21, 2009:

The scheduled qualifiers and live program of racing for Sunday, February 22 at Truro Raceway has been cancelled...read on

Classy Character Doubles Up

February 21, 2009:

With trainer/driver Tim Brown in tow, Classy Character took his second straight victory in the Open Pace on Saturday afternoon at Fraser Downs...read on

Kiawah Romps To Open Victory

February 21, 2009:

A trio of Gerry Hudon trainees dominated the $15,000 Open Pace at Northlands Park on Saturday with last year's Mr Vancouver winner, Kiawah taking center stage in his seasonal debut...read on

Waiting For Lacombe Decision

February 21, 2009:

A paddock meeting with Alberta harness horsemen yesterday answered some questions on a possible spring meet in Lacombe...read on

Advantage Bike Gone Missing

February 21, 2009:

A yellow Advantage race bike went missing at Flamboro Downs this past Thursday or Friday...read on

John Woodland Passes

February 21, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime horseman John Woodland of Hamilton, Ontario passed away earlier this morning at the age of 67 in a Hamilton hospital after battling cancer....read on

Quebec Restructuring Still Possible?

February 21, 2009:

The Quebec government’s decision to withdraw the additional financial support it was prepared to offer makes life more difficult for racetrack operator Attractions Hippiques but doesn’t scuttle plans for a workable restructuring, said trustee Yves Vincent of RSM Richter...read on

Davis Delivers At Fraser

February 21, 2009:

Trainer/driver Bill Davis had a sensational Friday night at Fraser Downs dominating the 10-race program with five victories...read on

Open Repeats; Milestone Win For Stratton

February 20, 2009:

Trained by Carl Cito and driven by Cat Manzi, stablemates American Lane (Trot) and Nip N Attack (Filly and Mare Pace) once again took care of Yonkers Raceway business in the $31,000 co-featured Open Handicaps while driver Jordan Stratton scored his 1,000th win on Friday night...read on

Martha Maxine, Yellow Diamond Sparkle In Stake Finals

February 20, 2009:

Driver Andy Miller scored his second straight win in the Cape & Cutter as Martha Maxine motored to a career best 1:50.4 victory in the $87,500 final Friday night at the Meadowlands...read on

A Midnite Romp In Count B Final; Ontario Girls Face Off

February 20, 2009:

Midnite Romp converted from a perfect covered trip to capture the $52,400 Final of The Count B Pacing Series for three-year-old colts and geldings at Woodbine Racetrack on Friday night...read on

The World According To Dean: France rules trotting on the continent

February 20, 2009:

Napoleon couldn’t sustain his dominance of Europe, but the masters of French trotting have certainly done so...read on

Magna Announces Resignation Of Director

February 20, 2009:

Magna Entertainment Corp. today announced that Mr. Jerry Campbell, lead director and a member of the Audit Committee, has stepped down as a director of MEC, effective immediately...read on

Lady D M Retires

February 20, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that the seven-year-old bay pacing mare Lady D M has retired from racing and has been booked to No Pan Intended...read on

Wrinkle Hanover Overcomes Draw

February 20, 2009:

Overcoming a terrible draw, Wrinkle Hanover found the pocket early, then kicked past the heavy favourite late to win a division of the Early Call, a series for three and four-year old filly and mare p...read on

Tioga Cuts Simulcasting Dates

February 20, 2009:

Tioga Downs has announced that it will be closing its simulcasting operations on Mondays and Tuesdays beginning Monday, February 23....read on

More Georgian News; New Contact Info

February 20, 2009:

Georgian Downs reminds horsepeople that contact information for its race office has changed...read on

Freehold Amends Dates, Stakes Schedule

February 20, 2009:

The management of Freehold Raceway announced today that it received approval from the New Jersey Racing Commission to amend its live racing schedule...read on

Series Upcoming At KD

February 20, 2009:

Kawartha Downs is reminding all horsepeople of the Pacin N Racing Pacing Series and the Snow Buster Trotting Series, each of which are to get underway at the Fraserville, Ont. oval in March...read on

Tajma Hall To Be Retired?

February 20, 2009:

Horse Racing Alberta has reported that Tajma Hall, Alberta's reigning Horse of the Year, will likely miss the rest of the Northlands Park winter meet. Also, his future racing career is up in the air...read on

Superior Court Document Now Online

February 20, 2009:

On January 27, 2009, Ontario's Superior Court of Justice released its ruling on the Woodbine Entertainment Group's appeal of a June, 2008 decision by the Ontario Racing Commission regarding the racing privileges of owners Robert Hamather, Lloyd Nicholson, Gary Smith...read on

Russ Moulton Injured

February 20, 2009:

Trot Insider has spoken with Sharla Daley, operations administrator for the National Capital Region Harness Horse Association, for an update on Russ Moulton, who is currently in hospital after having sustained a scary injury at Rideau Carleton Raceway yesterday...read on

Training Schedule Heats Up At Charlottetown

February 20, 2009:

Over 150 horses will be on the racetrack Saturday at the Charlottetown Driving Park prepping for the new season....read on

Gov't Withdraws Restructuring Plan

February 20, 2009:

The minister of Finance and minister responsible for Infrastructure, Ms. Monique Jérôme-Forget, today announced that the provincial government has withdrawn its plan to restructure Quebec racetrack operator Attractions Hippiques...read on

Wittup Comments On Shippers

February 20, 2009:

Several big names from the Alberta harness racing industry have been surfacing at Fraser Downs Racetrack in recent weeks...read on

Purses To Be Dropped At Fraser

February 20, 2009:

Jim Vinnell, president of the BC Standardbred Association, has announced that the BCSA Board has been forced to make further cuts in the purse pool due to...read on

Ideal Legs At Maywood

February 20, 2009:

With a total of 17 colt and gelding pacers dropped into the entry box for the opening leg of the Ideal Society Series at Maywood Park, racing secretary Doc Narotsky was forced to split Thursday’s fi...read on

Case Comments On Parole Change

February 20, 2009:

According to report today by the New York Daily News, the parole of successful and controversial harness driver Walter Case, Jr. has been transferred from Ohio to New York State. The 47-year-old pilot has commented on the update...read on

Deep Finesse Sold, U.S.-Bound

February 20, 2009:

According to a report by the Atlantic Post Calls, Maritime Triple Crown winner Deep Finesse has been sold to owners that race at Dover Downs in Delaware...read on

The Truth Isn't Awful

February 20, 2009:

Heidi Rohr traded a career in finance for one in harness racing, a decision that will pay big dividends if The Awful Truth wins the $73,800 Exit 16W Final on Saturday night at the Meadowlands...read on

More On Truro Strangles

February 20, 2009:

The Chronicle Herald has today ran a story about the quarantined strangles case at Truro Raceway in Nova Scotia. The article quotes Dr. Paul Hogan, head of the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission, Bob Taylor, general manager of the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition, and an unnamed horse owner....read on


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