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Last Week's Poll Results

August 28, 2008:

Last week's SC Poll, which asked, "Under ideal conditions how fast do you think Somebeachsomewhere can pace a mile at Lexington's Red Mile," has produced some interesting results....read on

Trites On The Sport Of Harness Racing

August 28, 2008:

For those that don't think standardbred horse racing is a sport, just speak with top Maritime driver ...read on

Glamour Boys Battle In Bud Light

August 27, 2008:

Fans at Canada's fastest half-miler were treated to a rock-solid card of racing on Wednesday thanks in part to a trio of Bud Light Stakes for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings that were sprinkled throughout the 12-race program....read on

Quebec Breeders Speak Out

August 27, 2008:

The Quebec breeding industry has been horribly wounded by the "privatization gone bad" of Quebec's four racetracks, breeder Michael Perzow said today at a parliamentary hearing in Quebec City....read on

Summerside Hosts Mildred Williams Series

August 27, 2008:

The Mildred Williams International Driving Series paid a visit to Summerside Raceway on Wednesday, with two divisions on tap....read on

Jug A Key Race For Horse Of The Year

August 27, 2008:

What are some of the factors needed to win Horse of the Year honours? Are there certain races that a three-year-old pacer needs to win to receive consideration as the best of his/her class?...read on

Northside Hosts Mildred Williams Series

August 27, 2008:

Northside Downs will play host to the Mildred Williams International Driving Series this Saturday, and in doing so it will mark the second time the track has participated in the event....read on

Donnegal Reclaims Monticello Record

August 27, 2008:

Bill Mulligan has owned standardbreds for well over 60 years, but scant few has he enjoyed better than his homebred, Donnegal....read on

'Dewey' Draws Into World Trotting Derby

August 27, 2008:

Undefeated Hambletonian winner Deweycheatumnhowe has drawn in along with seven others to contest the $565,000 World Trotting Derby Saturday, August 30 at the DuQuoin State Fair in Illinois....read on

Neighsayer To Break Maiden Sunday?

August 27, 2008:

When Neighsayer makes his Grassroots debut at Clinton Raceway on Sunday afternoon, it will be a bittersweet moment for the two-year-old pacing gelding's owners....read on

Horsemen Called To Montreal Saturday

August 27, 2008:

Trot Insider has learned that Quebec horsemen are being called to an emergency general assembly which is to take place Saturday, August 30 at 2:00 p.m. at the Montreal paddock area....read on

Promos And OSS At Clinton Sunday

August 27, 2008:

On Sunday August 31, 2008 Clinton Raceway will be hosting its last Ontario Sires Stakes race day of the season, but there is much more than just Ontario's best to bring people out to the half-mile oval....read on

Stafford On Darlins Delight

August 27, 2008:

Darlins Delight is a Breeders Crown veteran. The venerable five-year-old daughter of Bettors Delight will be making her fourth start in Crown competition, this time vying in the $352,815 Mare Pace on Saturday night....read on

Bigtime Ball Scratched Out Of Crown

August 27, 2008:

Irwin Stables' Bigtime Ball, a winner of more than $582,000 lifetime, has been scratched sick from the $500,000 (U.S.) Breeders Crown Pace, to be raced Saturday, August 30 at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Massicotte Makes Submissions To Panel

August 27, 2008:

In a submission today during public hearings of the Commission des institutions, senator Paul Massicotte, owner of Quebec racetrack operator Attractions Hippiques, said that, in retrospect, he should have demanded revenue guarantees from Loto-Quebec before committing to multi-million-dollar investments that have now landed the company in creditor protection....read on

Track Record For Undefeated Freshman

August 27, 2008:

Undefeated freshman trotting gelding Donttellmywife ran his streak to five Tuesday at Monticello Raceway and shaved more than two seconds off the track record in the process....read on

Box For Quinte Fair Races Opens Tomorrow

August 27, 2008:

The box for fair racing at the old Quinte Exhibition and Raceway will open tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. for the scheduled Sunday, August 31 card....read on

Race Day Switch At Summerside

August 27, 2008:

There has been a race day switch for next week's action at Summerside Raceway....read on

Girodat Surgery Successful; Tourney To Aid

August 27, 2008:

Via its annual golf tournament, Hanover Raceway has announced it is coming to the aid of former track blacksmith Gene Girodat, who, according to Hanover officials, is recuperating from successful quadruple heart bypass surgery....read on

Kalahari Riff Gives Brief Scare

August 27, 2008:

On Sunday, August 24 at the Yorkton Exhibition, Kalahari Riff gave his backers an early scare in the Frank Farrell Memorial Pace....read on

Ocean Downs Meet Wrap

August 27, 2008:

The 60th Anniversary live racing meet concluded Sunday, August 24 at Ocean Downs....read on

Live Streaming Of Quebec Hearings Now Online

August 27, 2008:

Live streaming of Commission des institutions public hearings are now online. The Commission's current mandate is to study and report on the nature and context of the contract awarded to Attractions Hippiques by the Government of Quebec by October 10, 2008....read on

OSAS Horse Show Reminder

August 27, 2008:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society will be hosting its 9th annual Horse Show at Country Heritage Museum in Milton, Ontario on Sunday, August 31, 2008....read on

Filly World Trotting Derby Drawn

August 27, 2008:

The draw for the $166,000 World Trotting Derby for three-year-old fillies was conducted last night at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds in Illinois....read on

Pre-Jug Mixed Sale Continues

August 27, 2008:

Blooded Horse Sales' Pre-Jug Mixed Sale continues today at the Delaware, Ohio Fairgrounds....read on

Hats Off To Hattie

August 26, 2008:

Hyperion Hanover's 1:49.2 victory in last Saturday's Open Pace at Mohawk Racetrack was the first time the pacer had eclipsed the 1:50 barrier, but it wasn't the first time his dam had produced a sub-1:50 winner....read on

Hambo Oaks Champ Resurfaces And Romps

August 26, 2008:

Sophomore trotting fillies invaded Yonkers Raceway on Tuesday night as the half-mile oval hosted the $238,945 New York Sire Stakes New Rochelle Trot....read on

Road To The Jug – Week 4

August 26, 2008:

Each week the Little Brown Jug will rank the Top 10 eligibles for the 63rd edition of the Little Brown Jug on Thursday, September 18, 2008....read on

Flanagan Beauty Still Perfect

August 26, 2008:

Flanagan Beauty is a perfect 4-for-4 to start her career for owner Michel Flanagan of Repentigny, QC, who watched the freshman filly step to a career-best clocking of 2:00.1 earlier this evening at Sulky Trois Rivieres....read on

Joseph Robert Kina Passes

August 26, 2008:

It is with deep sadness we report that Joseph Robert Kina, the five-month-old son of trainer John Kina and Jennifer Carpenter, passed away on Sunday, August 24....read on

EPR Hosts Rookie Pacers For ATSS

August 26, 2008:

It was matinee program dedicated to freshmen pacing stars at Exhibition Park Raceway on Tuesday, as the New Brunswick half-miler hosted a pair of "A" divisions and a lone "B" division for colts and geldings....read on

Fillies Flock To Hanover This Saturday

August 26, 2008:

A total of $120,000 is on the line at Hanover Raceway on Saturday night as the three-year-old trotting fillies prepare to battle in their fourth Grassroots event....read on

With Anticipation Wins In A Wild Finish

August 26, 2008:

Fans at Kawartha Downs were treated to a fantastic four-horse photo finish in Tuesday's Preferred Pace, and With Anticipation ended up taking the checkered flag in the $15,000 thriller....read on

Arctic Warrior Extends Streak To Six In PASS

August 26, 2008:

Arctic Warrior won his sixth consecutive race and posted the day's fastest time among Pennsylvania Sires Stakes winners on Tuesday afternoon at Pocono Downs....read on

White Can't Wait For Friday

August 26, 2008:

Two years ago, Barry White would have been watching Friday's Trillium Series event from Rideau Carleton Raceway's grandstand, but thanks to an innovative program that mentors new owners through the process of acquiring a Standardbred yearling, the Orleans resident will be standing beside Allstar Salute in the paddock when the two-year-old pacing filly makes her provincial debut....read on

OSS Homecoming For Casimir Hugs

August 26, 2008:

Sudbury Downs wraps up its 2008 Ontario Sires Stakes schedule this Saturday evening with a visit from the record setting three-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Cauz Comments On Pending Hall Induction

August 26, 2008:

"I've never owned a horse. I've never trained a horse. I've never ridden a horse. But to be included with those people who have is a singular honour," said horse racing historian Lou Cauz regarding his pending induction into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame....read on

Got A Ghost Story?

August 26, 2008:

Ever heard a scary, unnatural creaking coming from the hayloft? A ghostly whinny by moonlight? The clicking of horseshoes on pavement when all your horses have been put away for the night?...read on

Kawartha Announces Pair Of Stakes Events

August 26, 2008:

Kawartha Downs has announced conditions for the Back To School Pacing Series, which will offer separate divisions for males and females and is to kick off with elims on Saturday, September 6 followed by added-money finals Saturday, September 13....read on

Muscle Shirt Looking For Fourth Straight

August 26, 2008:

Muscle Shirt has ripped off three straight victories and will bid for her fourth in a row in the $43,900 second leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for three-year-old trotting fillies on Thursday, August 28 at Freehold Raceway....read on

Public Hearings Upcoming In Quebec

August 26, 2008:

In a few days there will be public hearings of the Commission des institutions whose current mandate is to study and report on the nature and context of the contract awarded to Attractions Hippiques by the Government of Quebec by October 10, 2008....read on

Groundbreaking For New Quinte Raceway

August 26, 2008:

Baymount Incorporated today announced that, in partnership with Ontario Lottery and Gaming, it will be hosting a groundbreaking ceremony at the future home of the new Quinte Exhibition & Raceway Thursday, August 28 at 10:00 a.m....read on

Mohawk Stakes Covered Nationally Saturday

August 26, 2008:

A lucrative card of racing has been assembled for Saturday, August 30 at Mohawk Racetrack and the highly anticipated stakes will be broadcast nationally in Canada during a special presentation of Race Night on The Score....read on

$10,000 Handicapping Challenge At Mohawk

August 26, 2008:

Fans who make the trip to Mohawk Racetrack this Saturday night will not only have the chance to watch some of the best trotters and pacers in the world, they will also have the opportunity to compete for $10,000 in cash....read on

Barrieau Closing In On Milestone

August 26, 2008:

Heading into today's racing, Gilles Barrieau, Canada's representative at the 2007 World Driving Championship, is just four wins shy of 3,000 for his career....read on

93-Year-Old Makes History, Again

August 26, 2008:

It was déjà vu last night during the opening card of the Du Quoin State Fair in Illinois, as 93-year-old driver Leo Burns again became the oldest driver in harness racing history to pilot a winner, Winsome Wyoming....read on

Nineteen Declare To Maritimer

August 26, 2008:

On the afternoon of Saturday, August 30, Exhibition Park Raceway will feature the best fillies in Atlantic Canada, as the connections of 19 lasses have declared in for the Maritimer Stakes....read on

Globetrotter Series At Pinette Sunday

August 26, 2008:

The third and final leg of the Globetrotter Goodwill Racing Series will be held Sunday, August 31 at the Pinette Raceway staring at 2:00 p.m....read on

McCarthy Clicks For Five

August 26, 2008:

A 30-minute delay due to heavy rain showers earlier in the day could not dampen a sizzling start for driver Andrew McCarthy on the Monday night Red Mile card....read on

A Toast To Jack Darling

August 26, 2008:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society in conjunction with the Woodbine Entertainment Group is holding a fundraising dinner at Mohawk Racetrack Monday September 15, 2008....read on


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