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Online Community For Racing Publicists

July 9, 2009:

Publications, writers and publicists with stories and resources to share are invited to join a new social networking community, geared exclusively toward harness racing communicators...read on

Push For Night Racing At Monmouth

July 9, 2009:

In light of the recent success of the Churchill Downs night racing experiment, New Jersey State Senate president Richard J. Codey has announced that he will "push hard" to have lights installed at Monmouth Park in Oceanport...read on

Racing To The Sound Of Music

July 9, 2009:

Horses at Kempton Park Racecourse south of London, England pulled on their dancing shoes to take part in the very first race staged with a live soundtrack...read on

Muscle Hill Qualifies At Big M

July 9, 2009:

Early Hambletonian favourite Muscle Hill headlined this morning’s qualifying session at the Meadowlands Racetrack with a powerful 10-length romp...read on

Big Weekend Ahead At Woodstock

July 9, 2009:

There's nothing like the combination of horses and a fundraiser in the summer to bring out the best...read on

Tug River Princess Prevails At Chester

July 9, 2009:

In a showdown of millionaires Tug River Princess and Chancey Lady, Tug River Princess ($2.80) prevailed in the $35,000 Fillies & Mares Open Handicap Pace ay Harrah's Chester, holding off a stand-side charge from Cuz She Can for a 1:51 victory...read on

Baker Hopes Luck Holds Up For Gold Rush

July 8, 2009:

There is over $1 million on the line at Georgian Downs on Saturday night and trainer Kent Baker is hoping the lucky streak three-year-old trotting filly Last Strike has been riding recently can stretch to accommodate a top finish on the lucrative Gold Rush program...read on

Proper Villain Scores In NYSS Action

July 8, 2009:

You can’t deny the fact that Proper Villain ($10.60) had home field advantage in his first pari-mutuel race here at Buffalo Raceway Wednesday night, July 8 in one of the $26,404 legs of the New York Sire Stakes for two-year old trotting colts and geldings...read on

Ryder Fillies Sweep NJSS Opener

July 8, 2009:

Chris Ryder certainly has a way with the ladies.

The trainer scored a hat trick of wins with two-year-old filly pacers Wednesday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

Wind Surfer Trots Track Record

July 8, 2009:

Wind Surfer split horses late and captured the $27,500 Preferred Handicap Trot in a track record 1:53.4 Wednesday at The Meadows...read on

Fast Fillies Dominate Grand Circuit Week

July 8, 2009:

The second night of Grand Circuit Week at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs saw the two-year-old pacing fillies grabbing the spotlight and producing the fastest times of the 2009 season for the freshman gals on a five-eighths mile oval...read on

Private Splendor In Dresden Feature

July 8, 2009:

Private Splendor went wire-to-wire to win the feature at Dresden Raceway this afternoon for driver Kevin Wallis...read on

Speedy Desperado In Sudbury Feature

July 8, 2009:

Speedy Desperado rallied off second-over cover to capture the featured $11,000 Not Listed Preferred Trot on Wednesday evening at Sudbury Downs...read on

Stakes Galore At Summerside

July 8, 2009:

A full card of stakes action was featured on Wednesday at Summerside Raceway including 10 Callback Stakes divisions for two-year-olds and a trio of Maple Leaf Trot divisions for three-year-olds...read on

Light Shed On NY Drug Testing

July 8, 2009:

According to an article in today's New York Times, New York state is not testing harness horses for anabolic steroids or conducting regular testing for "milkshakes" due to financing issues...read on

Muscle Hill Tops Road To Hambo

July 8, 2009:

Each week, Meadowlands track announcer Ken Warkentin ranks the top 10 contenders for the $1.5 million Hambletonian on Saturday, August 8...read on

Brandnewgirlfriend Fresh For Filly Zweig

July 8, 2009:

Twenty-seven three-year-old filly trotters, split into three nine-horse divisions, will compete in the Zweig Memorial Filly Trot on Friday at Tioga Downs and Brandnewgirlfriend, who was unraced last season, will look to win her seventh race in eight starts in the second division...read on

A Haughton Triple For Mister Big?

July 8, 2009:

Mister Big made history last season when he became the first pacer to win the William R. Haughton Memorial in back-to-back years. On Saturday, the six-year-old will try to become the first three-time winner of the race...read on

An 'Ideal' Ride For Witzenburg

July 8, 2009:

Don Van Witzenburg does not breed many horses, but he found a winning combination with the broodmare Armbro Nectarine and stallion Western Ideal...read on

No 'Dial' In Meadowlands Pace

July 8, 2009:

Trainer Jim Campbell reported that three-year-old pacer Dial Or Nodial will miss the Meadowlands Pace because of a sore foot of undetermined origin...read on

Tetrick Ready To Smash Another Record

July 8, 2009:

If milestone wins seem like an annual occurrence for driver Tim Tetrick, it is because they are...read on

Seeded Pick 6 On Hold

July 8, 2009:

Following a bold and aggressive bid to attract serious horseplayers to its thoroughbred product, Woodbine Entertainment Group today announced it is suspending its "Turbo-charged Pick 6 wager promotion"...read on

Jackie Crepin Passes

July 8, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that Jackie Crepin, a longtime trainer from the Ottawa area, died on July 7 in hospital after a battle with cancer. He was 55...read on

OSS 2CP Gold Elim Draw Delayed

July 8, 2009:

Although the box for the OSS 2-year-old Colt Pace Gold Elimination #1 to be contested on July 12th at Mohawk Racetrack closed on schedule at 10:30 Wednesday morning, the post positions will not be drawn pending a decision of an appeal received by the ORC...read on

Night Racing A Success At Churchill

July 8, 2009:

This past July Fourth holiday weekend the spring meet at Churchill Downs came to a close as did the track’s three-day night racing experiment, which proved to be a huge success...read on

ATSS Colts To Compete In North Sydney

July 8, 2009:

Northside Downs will host Atlantic Sires Stakes racing action for the first time this season, as three-year-old pacing colts roll in to the North Sydney oval on Saturday, July 11...read on

Butler Resigns

July 8, 2009:

Les Butler has resigned as vice-president of racing and gaming at Edmonton Northlands - effective immediately...read on

Fields Set For Zweig Memorial Trot

July 8, 2009:

Eighteen sophomore trotting colts have entered into the $303,340 Zweig Memorial Trot on Friday night at Tioga Downs...read on

Georgian Downs Presents Gold Rush

July 8, 2009:

There’s truly something for everyone at Gold Rush! $1-Million in purses. $100,000 cash giveaway. Family fun, terrific food & drinks, contests and all the fun of the wild, wild west! It’s the season’s greatest night of stakes action at Georgian Downs and it’s just three days away...read on

Stonebridge To Sell Exclusively In Canada

July 8, 2009:

Angie Stiller of Stonebridge Farms made a somewhat surprising announcement today - Stonebridge will sell their total consignment of their 2009 yearlings in Canada...read on

Join The Crusade

July 8, 2009:

The newest member of the Trot Blog team, Adrenaline Festival Manager Mark Hetherman, is calling on everyone in the industry to return harness racing to its glory days...read on

P H Bestman Wins At Monticello

July 8, 2009:

Canadian owned P H Bestman copped the pacing feature at Monticello Raceway in grand style on Tuesday afternoon, July 7...read on

ORC Rules On Rose Appeal

July 8, 2009:

This morning the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) released a ruling on the appeal of trainer Rebecca Rose in regards to Thistrain Wontstop, who tested positive for Caffeine, Theobromine and Theophylline after finishing second in the seventh race at Flamboro Downs on January 18, 2009...read on

Thompson Following The 'Trotting Trail'

July 8, 2009:

Clark Thompson, founder of Maine's Trotting Horse Heritage Trail and author of a book by the same name, will make a special presentation on Wednesday, July 15 highlighting the history of harness racing in the state...read on

OHHA Meeting Reminder

July 8, 2009:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association will be holding a general membership meeting tonight at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel...read on

Fox Valley Lover Wins Sorce Ann

July 8, 2009:

Division leader Fox Valley Lover continued her incredible start to the 2009 racing season on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as she came flying down the lane to capture the $12,000 Sorce Ann Stake by a neck in a lifetime best of 1:55...read on

Biletnikoff Back On Track

July 8, 2009:

Biletnikoff found the seas stormy in the Battle of Lake Erie, but he righted the ship Tuesday, capturing his fourth consecutive $27,500 Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows...read on

Heyden's Pace Countdown Continues

July 8, 2009:

Each week, Meadowlands racing analyst Bob Heyden ranks the contenders for the $1 million Meadowlands Pace on July 18...read on

Grassroots Galore At Woodstock

July 8, 2009:

Layton Seelster, Alexie Mattosie and Medoland Glenno find themselves sharing the top spot in the Grassroots point standings for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings thanks in part to their winning efforts at Woodstock Raceway on Tuesday...read on

Pocono Hosts W.N. Reynolds Memorial Stake

July 8, 2009:

Tim Tetrick and Mcgibson opened Grand Circuit Week at Pocono Downs on Tuesday evening with a wire-to-wire victory in the first of four divisions of the W.N. Reynolds Memorial Stake for three-year-old pacing fillies...read on

Misterizi Gets Off The Schneid

July 7, 2009:

Getting reacquainted with the winner’s circle has proved to be a daunting task for former World Record holder Misterizi, who trekked to Innisfil, Ontario on Tuesday night with an 0-for-6 record to start the 2009 campaign...read on

Merited Victory On Fire For Team Zeron

July 7, 2009:

If you were asked to come up with the name of a horse custom made for half-mile track racing, you could make a very strong argument for the square-gaited sensation named Merited Victory...read on

KD Feature Goes To Blissed Out

July 7, 2009:

The photogenic gelding Blissed Out added to his collection of win pictures when he front-stepped his way to a 1:53.2 victory in Tuesday’s $10,000 Preferred at Kawartha Downs...read on

Meadowlands Pace Attracts 17 Colts

July 7, 2009:

Well Said, the Pepsi North America Cup winner, headlines the list of 17 three-year-old colts now in pursuit of the $1-million Meadowlands Pace on July 18...read on

Judge Corriveau Rules On Protection

July 7, 2009:

Quebec racetrack operator Attractions Hippiques, which asked to have its creditor protection extended to July 31, has instead been given until...read on

Eat Crisps, Go To Races

July 7, 2009:

According to a report by horseandhound.co.uk, the British Horseracing Authority is running a promotional campaign which sees fans of Walkers crisps get discounted tickets for race meetings....read on

Kerrison: Horse Racing Is Bankrupt

July 7, 2009:

In his most recent column on nypost.com, writer Ray Kerrison has stated that he believes America horse racing is bankrupt...read on

Yonkers Gaming Manager Charged

July 7, 2009:

According to a report on recordonline.com, a Westchester, New York district attorney has charged a Yonkers Raceway promotions manager with grand larceny and scheming to fraud....read on

Yonkers Looking To Tackle Debt

July 7, 2009:

According to an article on bloomberg.com, in order to pay off existing debt, Yonkers Racing Corp. is holding a private sale of $225 million in senior secured notes...read on

George Gilmour Remembered

July 7, 2009:

The very well respected horseman George Gilmour, who passed away two and half years ago, was memorialized at Monticello Raceway on Monday, July 6 with a race named in his honour....read on


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