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Northlands Cancels Sunday Program

February 19, 2009:

Due to a lack of healthy horses, Northlands Park has cancelled Sunday's live harness card. Only 54 horses were entered for the Thursday morning draw...read on

Fisher & Iversen Dominate In General Brock

February 19, 2009:

The opening leg of the General Brock Trotting Series went postward in the form of four divisions on Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack, and it is a night that trainer Ira Fisher and owner Ely Iversen will remember...read on

Dobson Notches 1,000th Victory

February 19, 2009:

A three-win performance on Thursday at Monticello Raceway will go down as a special one for 24-year-old teamster Billy Dobson, who used the hat trick to reach the 1,000-win plateau. ...read on

NAADA To Assist Juvenile Diabetes Foundation

February 19, 2009:

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

Running Aces Names Race Secretary And Announcer

February 19, 2009:

Running Aces Harness Park is proud to introduce Rod Newhart as the Racing Secretary and Peter Galassi as the Track Announcer for the 2009 live meet....read on

Gov't Aide: Rejection May Kill Deal

February 19, 2009:

The Quebec's horsemen and breeder associations' unanimous rejection of a government-backed proposal to keep racetrack operator Attractions Hippiques in business may kill the deal, an aide to Quebec finance minister Monique Jerome-Forget confirmed today...read on

Auckland Reactor To Inter Dominion

February 19, 2009:

The connections of down-under pacing sensation Auckland Reactor have announced that the four-year-old son of Mach Three will be contesting the $1.6 million Gold Coast Inter Dominion in March...read on

The 'Trucker' Is Rolling

February 19, 2009:

Southbound Trucker has won four of five starts this season, and his driver, Bruce Aldrich, Jr., has gone on the record as saying “he never ceases to amaze me...read on

You're Going To Do What?!?!?

February 19, 2009:

Imagine winning £2.75 million wagering on a horse race and then turning around and giving it to charity...read on

MI Developments Not Separating From Magna Entertainment

February 19, 2009:

MI Developments Inc. yesterday stated that its previously-announced plans which would have seen itself separate from Magna Entertainment Corp. have been cancelled....read on

Smokin' In Florida

February 19, 2009:

Harness driver Bruce Ranger has dominated the driving colony at the Isle Pompano Park for nearly 10 years, but this season the veteran trainer-driver has had to take a back seat to the up and coming <...read on

The Skinny On Sportsfancy

February 19, 2009:

With her hoof problems behind her, Sportsfancy looks to get off on the right foot in 2009 in the $87,500 final of the Cape & Cutter for open pacing mares Friday night at...read on

Harness Racer Goes To The Cops

February 19, 2009:

According to a report by the Examiner, 12-year-old Broadway Express gelding Broadway Kevin is headed to t...read on

More On Belleville Situation

February 19, 2009:

With financing issues disrupting the progress of the new Quinte Exhibition and Raceway in Belleville, Ont., the municipal government has hinted they could step in and take over the project...read on

Haylie Sue, Smiling Angel Are 'Redhot'

February 19, 2009:

Filly and mare pacers highlighted a snowy Wednesday night card at Balmoral Park as a pair of $6,500 divisions in the opening leg of the Fox Valley Redhot Series attracted a total of 17 distaffers...read on

Artistic Fella Retired

February 18, 2009:

World Record holder and two-time millionaire Artistic Fella has reportedly been retired from racing and will be heading to the breeding shed...read on

Sale Of The Stars Wraps Up

February 18, 2009:

The remaining two sessions of the New Zealand Yearling Sale revealed an encouraging outlook for the industry...read on

Allmar Surprise Beats The Boys

February 18, 2009:

Ontario-sired Allmar Surprise, the only female and the youngest in the field, led all the way for a 1:57 victory in the $33,000 Open Trot over a "sloppy track" at Dover Downs on Wednesday...read on

Quebec Groups Reject Proposal

February 18, 2009:

In a press release sent out today, Société des propriétaires et Eleveurs de chevaux Standardbred du Québec (SPECSQ), l’Association Trot & Amble du Québec (ATAQ) et le Circuit régional des courses de chevaux du Québec (CRCCQ) announced that they have unanimously rejected...read on

Mr Feelgood Fitting In Perfectly

February 18, 2009:

According Michael Palermo, stable foreman for the Tim Butt stable, recent Hunter Cup winner Mr Feelgood arrived on the Gold Coast in Australia this week and is fitting in "perfectly." The Ontario-sired horse is prepping for the Inter Dominion series...read on

'Big M' Cancels Hambo Parade

February 18, 2009:

According to a report in today's edition of the South Bergenite, the Meadowlands Racetrack has cancelled the annual Hambletonian parade set for this summer...read on

Brendan Peck Passes

February 18, 2009:

Brendan Peck, 83, of Sydney Mines, NS, passed away Friday, February 13, 2009 at the veteran’s wing of Harbour View Hospital in Sydney Mines...read on

Inter Dominion's Effective Marketing

February 18, 2009:

"For too long harness racing was simply about racing. This time round we have looked at our sport as an entertainment product," senior Queensland...read on

V75 Pool Reaches $18.7 Million

February 18, 2009:

According to a report in today's edition of the Harness Tracks of America Daily Newsletter, the pool for this week’s V75 wager in Sweden is now...read on

Bored On The Bus? Get Handicapping

February 18, 2009:

Have some time to kill? There is now another virtual horse racing game on the market that iPhone and G1 Android users can get right in to...read on

Thomas Burke Passes

February 18, 2009:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime BC horseman Thomas 'Tom' Burke of Tumbler Ridge passed away during the afternoon of Friday, February 13...read on

Hotel/Convention Centre Coming To KD?

February 18, 2009:

According to a published report, there has been some talk of erecting a hotel and convention centre at...read on

Hoosier Offers A Series Smorgasbord

February 17, 2009:

Hoosier Park will present a new racing option during the upcoming 2009 Standardbred season. The 80-day meet, which begins Tuesday, March 24, will offer...read on

'Esmeralda' Sets Pompano Track Record

February 17, 2009:

Esmeralda Semalu became the fastest filly or mare ever to race in the 45-year history of Pompano Park...read on

Dailey Wins 'Godiva Pace' In Record Time

February 17, 2009:

Doreen Dailey took time out from her seven-horse stable in the Freehold, NJ area to drive to Monticello Raceway to compete in Tuesday’s 7th Annual...read on

Popular Preferred Score For Norway No Day

February 17, 2009:

After putting together a trio of second-place finishes to start the season, trotting mare Norway No Day pushed her win streak to two-in-a-row thanks to her 1:56.2 triumph in Tuesday’s $16,500 Preferred Trot...read on

UPDATED: Road Closures In Ottawa

February 17, 2009:

Horsepeople in the Ottawa area should be aware of road closures on Thursday morning and afternoon due to U.S. President Barack Obama's visit...read on

Fast & Furious 4 Contest Coming

February 17, 2009:

A trip to the North American movie premiere of Fast & Furious will be given away during the live harness card on February 28 at Northlands Park....read on

Ontario Girls, The Count B To Go Friday

February 17, 2009:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has sent out a reminder that due to last week’s power failure at Woodbine Racetrack, the opening leg of the Ontario Girls Pacing Series and the $52,400 final of The...read on

Changes To Claimers Coming?

February 17, 2009:

On Monday, February 16, the Lexington, Kentucky-based American Association of Equine Practitioners released its 'white paper' regarding problems in the thoroughbred industry....read on

Lyle Lovett Wants Slots

February 17, 2009:

Lyle Lovett is a four-time Grammy Award winner that has recorded 13 albums. In addition to being a masterful entertainer behind the guitar and microphone, he also considers himself a horseman...read on

Randy Rankin Report To Be Aired

February 17, 2009:

CTV News Ottawa is planning on airing a segment regarding the still-unsolved murder of Randy Rankin, the Ottawa-area horseman that was killed at...read on

Economy Catching Up With Concord Plan

February 17, 2009:

The large racino/entertainment destination endeavour planned for the Concord Resort Hotel in New York State had seemed rather bulletproof up until now....read on

Quinte West Wants Slots Licence

February 17, 2009:

Though there has been no official word regarding changes in the Belleville, Ont. situation, the Trentonian has published an interesting article today surrounding Quinte West mayor John Williams...read on

PEI Colt Stakes Looking For Sponsors

February 17, 2009:

The Anniversary Committee of the PEI Colt Stakes is looking for sponsors to support the various activities and events that are to be part of this year's 75th anniversary...read on

NCRHHA Banquet Tickets Still Available

February 17, 2009:

The NCRHHA has announced that tickets are still available for its annual Awards Banquet, which will be held at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Saturday, February 28...read on

Atlantic Sires Stakes 2009 Details

February 17, 2009:

The Atlantic Sires Stakes program is giving harness racing fans, owners, drivers and trainers an opportunity to look forward to spring, as the 2009 race season...read on

Anthony Farina Passes

February 17, 2009:

Anthony J. 'Tony' Farina, 63, of Utica, New York, passed away Saturday, February 14 at the Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare Center following a brief illness...read on

Nebupanezzar Tops Experimental Ratings

February 17, 2009:

Stan Bergstein has ranked O'Brien Award winner Nebupanezzar at the top of the United States Trotting Association's 2009 Experimental Ratings for three-year-old pacers...read on

New Meadows Starting Gate

February 17, 2009:

The Meadows has introduced a new starting gate with a deeper slant that will mitigate the disadvantages of an unfavourable draw...read on

Tioga & Vernon Stall Apps. Available

February 17, 2009:

Tioga and Vernon Downs' stall applications are now available for download by visiting here and ...read on

Strangles Confirmed At Truro

February 17, 2009:

Dr. Paul Hogan, director of Racing for the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission, told Trot Insider this morning that test results received yesterday confirm that...read on

Ontario Boys Underway At Woodbine

February 16, 2009:

The Ontario Boys Pacing Series kicked off at Woodbine Racetrack on Monday evening, with a pair of $20,000 tilts on tap for the four-year-old Ontario-sired pacers....read on

Christian Cullen 'Reigns' Again

February 16, 2009:

The first day of the New Zealand Premier Yearling Sale saw the Christian Cullen – Mainland Reign colt King Cullens Reign earn the highest bid of the day at $100,000....read on

XLB Patrick Repeats In WFR Preferred

February 16, 2009:

Winning races on half-mile tracks is something that XLB Patrick has mastered throughout his career, and fans at Western Fair Raceway could back up...read on


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