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Weather Not In Shadow Play's Favour

March 29, 2009:

With stakes season approaching we continue to chart the progress of pacing sensation Shadow Play, whose trainer and co-owner is hoping for a break...read on

Ruffled Tux, Looking Hanover Win Dover Features

March 28, 2009:

Ruffled Tux won the feature pace while Looking Hanover took the top trot at Dover Downs on Saturday, March 28. Driver Jim Morand and trainer George Teague collaborated winning the first three races...read on

I Can Only Imagine Takes Open At Pompano

March 28, 2009:

Even after three lead changes into a :26.3 opening quarter, I Can Only Imagine ($3.40) and driver Bruce Ranger were able to hold on to the lead the rest of the one mile race in capturing the $18,000 Open Handicap Pace Saturday at the Isle Pompano Park...read on

Blueridge Western Wins Fastest Of Levy Quartet

March 28, 2009:

Thirty-one of the finest Free-For-Allers in training invaded Yonkers Raceway Saturday night for the opening round of the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series...read on

'Bruiser' Romps In Spring Pacing Championship Opener

March 28, 2009:

After enjoying a one-week hiatus from the Open ranks at Woodbine Racetrack, Ramegade Bruiser returned to the seven-eighths mile oval and rolled to a decisive victory in Saturday's opening leg of the Spring Pacing Championship...read on

Big M Invite To Western Shore

March 28, 2009:

Western Shore converted a perfect pocket trip into a plentiful pay day after taking a new mark of 1:49.3 in the $31,500 Invitational Pace on Saturday at Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

Sophomore Stakes Action Featured At Fraser

March 28, 2009:

Real Suspicion scored in the $23,000 Delta Final for pacing fillies on Friday at Fraser Downs while Primary Purpose and Bo Knows Power dominated their respective $7,500 Sandown Plate eliminations for the boys...read on

Letters From Home Sends Message In Future Stars

March 28, 2009:

Letters From Home and driver Mark O’Mara made a bold impact on the first leg of the Future Stars series at Hoosier Park Friday, March 27...read on

Alysheba Euthanized

March 28, 2009:

1987 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Alysheba, who was known on the track as "America's Horse," has died at 25...read on

Porchak Harnessing His Talents

March 28, 2009:

Combining his love of harness racing and web development, Standardbred Canada’s new Web Director, Jeff Porchak is enjoying every minute of the job...read on

Butts Feeling Good Downunder

March 28, 2009:

Mr Feelgood is now officially a World Champion - the former North American star claimed Australasia's biggest prize by downing local champion Blacks A Fake and Karloo Mick in Saturday's million dollar Watpac Inter Dominion Pacing Grand Final...read on

Another 'Hot Night' At Fraser

March 28, 2009:

Fresh off a stunning victory in the Princess of the Pacific Finale on March 14, Hot Night maintained her momentum with a win in the $12,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace on Friday at Fraser Downs...read on

Its A Good Thing, Allamerican Motive Take Youthful Splits

March 27, 2009:

Nineteen sophomores butted heads at Woodbine Racetrack on Friday evening as the Rexdale, Ontario oval played host to the opening leg of the Youthful Pacing Series, which featured a pair of $25,000 divisions...read on

Chancey Lady Among Leading Matchmaker Ma'ams

March 27, 2009:

Yonkers Raceway Friday night began a new, distaff-only series--the Blue Chip Matchmaker--featuring three $40,000 divisions with some of the finest pacing ladies around...read on

Enough Talk Speaks Up In Su Mac Lad

March 27, 2009:

Enough Talk [$5.60, $3.00, $2.60] popped out of the pocket in the stretch and easily strode past Likeabatoutahell [$3.40, $2.80] to win the $50,000 second leg of the Su Mac Lad Series on Friday night at the Meadowlands...read on

Martys Charm Fashions Front-End Victory

March 27, 2009:

Martys Charm cruised to a front-end victory in the $25,000 Preferred Handicap Pace Friday at The Meadows, lifting his career win percentage to an impressive 48.6 (18 wins in 37 starts)...read on

Georgian '08 Award Winners Announced

March 27, 2009:

Georgian Downs has released a list of its 2008 award winners...read on

Roger Quesnel Passes

March 27, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that horseman Roger Quesnel of Kanata, Ont. passed away suddenly at his home during the evening of Thursday, March 26...read on

Soper Pleased With 'Crown' Decision

March 27, 2009:

Mohegan Sun's chief executive has gone on the record as saying that some are very surprised that Pocono Downs has landed the 2010 Breeders Crown. “I think a lot of us are surprised that Northeastern Pennsylvania was chosen,” Bobby Soper was quoted as saying...read on

Qualifiers At EPR This Weekend

March 27, 2009:

There will be a qualifying session taking place this weekend at Exhibition Park Raceway...read on

Important Alberta Horse Transportation Documents

March 27, 2009:

As of January 1, 2009 the Livestock Identification and Commerce Act (LICA) came into effect. This new legislation governs the transportation of horses both within Alberta and to destinations outside Alberta...read on

Atlantic Symposium On Tap

March 27, 2009:

A meet n greet session with four Maritime horsemen, who enjoyed great success in the 2008 harness racing season will be featured during the opening night of the...read on

Mohawk Qualifier Recap

March 27, 2009:

A seven-dash slate of qualifiers went postward this morning at Mohawk Racetrack. A pair of Pepsi North America Cup eligibles made appearances on the track, while Pink Kangaroo and another top open pacer hopped back out onto the Campbellville course...read on

Where Has Michel Lachance Been?

March 27, 2009:

Meadowlands Racetrack racing analyst Bob 'Hollywood' Heyden has caught up with Michel Lachance, who has been keeping a low profile so far in 2009...read on

Allen, Doyle On Alberta Downs

March 27, 2009:

The latest episode of Trot Radio features two of the individuals involved with Canada's newest harness racing track - Alberta Downs owner Robert Allen and track announcer Shannon "Sugar" Doyle...read on

Incentive Fund To Dole Out $18 Million

March 27, 2009:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission announced today that the Kentucky Breeders' Incentive Fund will distribute over $18.7 million in awards for 2008...read on

Windsor Box Open

March 27, 2009:

Windsor Raceway racing secretary Paul Brown has told Trot Insider that the box for the track's live card on Wednesday, April 1 remains open for all classes...read on

Belated St. Paddy Pace In The Books

March 27, 2009:

Due to unforeseen circumstances Monticello Raceway’s St....read on

Campbell Comments On NDC

March 27, 2009:

Marc Campbell, who represented the Atlantic region last weekend during the National Driving Championship, has said he obtained some great experience in the event and was impressed with the show Fraser Downs put on...read on

Improvements To OSS Stallion Directory

March 27, 2009:

The Ontario Sires Stakes has made several improvements to the Stallion Directory portion of the its website...read on

Damsel Title To Designated Leader

March 26, 2009:

Designated Leader went to the front and didn’t look back en route to taking home the lion’s share of the...read on

Hebert Celebrates 6,000th Victory

March 26, 2009:

Hall-of-fame horseman Jacques Hebert, a pillar of the Quebec racing industry for 50 years, recorded his 6,000th career victory on Thursday evening...read on

Favourites Deliver In Jersey Girls

March 26, 2009:

The second round of the Jersey Girls Series went postward over a sloppy track at the Meadowlands on Thursday evening, with a pair of $20,000 divisions on tap...read on

ORC Approves 2009 HIP Budget

March 26, 2009:

At its meeting on March 25, 2009, the Governing Board of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) approved the $47.1 million budget...read on

The Skinny On Smedshammer Students

March 26, 2009:

According to trainer Trond Smedshammer, a new training regimen has helped Likeabatoutahell become...read on

Sky Art Euthanized

March 26, 2009:

On March 6 at Woodbine Racetrack, in the first leg of the Apaches Fame Pacing Series, driver Jody Jamieson was forced to pull his mount, Sky Art, up...read on

Sobeys Back As GC&S Sponsor

March 26, 2009:

Harness Racing PEI has announced Sobeys Atlantic as the title sponsor of the Gold Cup & Saucer for 2009...read on

Moon Beam Surfaces

March 26, 2009:

Moon Beam, the $700,000-earning son of Dragon Again, put in his first charted mile of his four-year-old campaign this morning during the qualifying session at...read on

Three '09 Books Closed At Tara Hills

March 26, 2009:

Tara Hills Stud of Port Perry, Ontario has announced that the 2009 books for stallions Mach Three, Jeremes Jet and Kadabra are now full and closed...read on

Big Names Surface At 'Big M'

March 26, 2009:

The Meadowlands' weekly qualifying session brought out some big names...read on

Breeders Crown Events To Combine; Pocono To Host In 2010

March 26, 2009:

The Breeders Crown, harness racing’s $7 million year-end series, will race all 12 divisional championship events on the same night at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 2010...read on

Youbet To Offer More Racing

March 26, 2009:

Youbet.com, Inc. today announced that the company has signed three separate agreements that will enable its members to watch and wager on racing from South Africa, Sweden, additional tracks in the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico...read on

EquiManiacs Unite at Can-Am

March 26, 2009:

Spring fever brought out the horse lover in everyone at EquiMania!, the popular Equine Guelph travelling youth education exhibit, featured at the Can-Am All Breeds Equine Emporium from March 20-22...read on

Catching Up With John Campbell

March 26, 2009:

With two stakes wins this past Saturday night and his popularity unwavering, driver John Campbell talked to Trot Insider about his recent victories...read on

Trotters Tee Off In DSBF Prelims

March 26, 2009:

Dover Downs hosted more DSBF divisions on Wednesday, as three-year-filly trotters battled in a trio of tilts and three-year-old trotting colts and geldings...read on

Michalak The King Of The GRR Cappers

March 25, 2009:

Grand River Raceway patron Zbyslaw (Mike) Michalak won the $3,000 final of the Winter Wednesdays...read on

Sopranos Star Takes In Pompano Card

March 25, 2009:

Sopranos star Vincent Pastore, who portrayed Salvatore “Big Pussy” Bonpensiero on the hit TV series, was at Pompano Park on Wednesday evening....read on

Record Pick-4 Payout At The Big M

March 25, 2009:

Longshots lit up the toteboard in every leg of Wednesday’s Pick-4 wager at the Meadowlands, and that helped produce a record payout of $55,410....read on

Wigwam Baby Returns A Winner

March 25, 2009:

Wigwam Baby displayed her winning form in her first start of 2009 thanks to an impressive triumph in Wednesday’s $22,000 Fillies and Mares Open...read on

Cape Breton Awards Tix Now On Sale

March 25, 2009:

Tickets are now on sale for the Cape Breton Horsemen Association’s Annual Awards Banquet at the Cape Breton Farmer's Exhibition on April 25....read on


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