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Ladies From Hell Repeats In Alberta

August 14, 2019:

Ladies From Hell ($3.30) sprinted to a clear lead and never looked back in Wednesday's (Aug. 14) feature at The Track On 2, an optional claiming pace for distaffers with a $5,000 purse....read on

Merga Hanover Impresses At Batavia

August 14, 2019:

Over $100,000 was up for grabs when the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) two-year-old pacing fillies visited Batavia Downs on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 14), and the winners of both divisions put in stellar performances....read on

Stayon Purpose Passes

August 14, 2019:

Trot Insider learned that multiple stakes winner and broodmare Stayon Purpose passed on Wednesday (Aug. 14) at the age of 32....read on

Future Spin Shocks In Meadows Feature

August 14, 2019:

Shuffled to seventh at the half, Future Spin threaded her way through horses in the lane to pull off a 25-1 shocker in Wednesday’s (Aug. 14) feature at The Meadows, an $11,800 conditioned pace for fillies and mares....read on

Clinton, Hanover To ‘Go Exotic’

August 14, 2019:

This weekend, Clinton and Hanover Raceways are inviting patrons to take a walk on the wild side and explore exotic wagering. The payout could be more than just a few dollars, too....read on

Philly Five-Bagger For Tetrick

August 14, 2019:

Tim Tetrick, the leading driver at Harrah’s Philadelphia, continued on his recent hot run with five wins on the ‪Wednesday afternoon‬ (Aug. 14) card, with the featured trot and one of the two co-featured paces among them....read on

Competitive Northeast Open On Tap

August 14, 2019:

The field of seven assembled for Saturday’s (Aug. 17) $30,000 Great Northeast Open Series pacing event at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono boasts a combined 43 per cent success rate this year and 38 per cent lifetime, and three of the most frequent visitors to Victory Lane are the favourites....read on

'Post Time' Preview

August 14, 2019:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by the United States Trotting Association and BetAmerica, is excited to announce the lineup for Thursday morning (Aug. 15) at 10:30 a.m....read on

OSAS Golf Tournament Reminder

August 14, 2019:

A reminder that the annual Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s golf tournament will take place on Wednesday (Aug. 21) at the Wildwinds Golf Links, 8136 Wellington Road 22, Centre Wellington, Ont....read on

Hanna Dreamgirl Poised For Zweig

August 14, 2019:

After giving Hanna Dreamgirl the opportunity to boost her confidence, owner Ken Jacobs and trainer George Ducharme will give the filly the chance to reestablish herself on the Grand Circuit....read on

Millionaires Headline Prix d'Été

August 14, 2019:

Million-dollar winners Jimmy Freight and This Is The Plan headline a field of eight four-year-old pacers that will do battle in the $200,000 Prix d’Été on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 18) at Hippodrome 3R....read on

Catch The Dream Retired

August 14, 2019:

After a long and solid career battling some of the sport's best year in and year out, veteran trotter Catch The Dream has been retired by his connections....read on

Cartier Volo Upsets At The Spa

August 14, 2019:

After being elevated to victory in last week's Open Trot, Margaret Spagnola trainee Cartier Volo used a sustained attack to repeat in Tuesday's (Aug. 13) $15,000 feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Freshmen On Display At Aces

August 14, 2019:

The Tuesday evening (Aug. 13) program at Running Aces was highlighted by two-year-old action, including an $11,500 featured event for Minnesota-sired pacing colts and geldings....read on

2019 NCAD Photo Contest Winner

August 14, 2019:

In July we celebrated National Caretaker Appreciation Day (NCAD) at racetracks, stables and training centres across the country, and to recognize the hard-working caretakers in our industry Standardbred Canada organized a NCAD Photo Contest....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

August 14, 2019:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

Melander Standouts Headline Zweig

August 14, 2019:

Vernon Downs will host the $330,000 Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot for three-year-old colts and geldings, along with its $135,000 companion event for fillies, on Saturday (Aug. 18)....read on

Reprise Of Kawartha Kids' Night

August 14, 2019:

Kawartha Downs will again host Kids' Night in conjunction with a 10-race program this Saturday (Aug. 17)....read on

'Teddy' Likes Trips To Georgian

August 14, 2019:

Three-year-old trotting filly Teddys Littleangel made the second trip of her career to Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening and delivered the same result as she did in last summer’s debut, an open length victory in Ontario Sires Stakes action....read on

Northfield Offers $10K Guaranteed Pick 3

August 13, 2019:

Northfield Park is announcing the addition of a $10,000 Pick-3 total pool guarantee and a guaranteed $40,000 total pool to Wednesday’s (Aug. 14) program....read on

Thelastonestanding Sharp In ATSS

August 13, 2019:

Sent the 1-9 favourite, Thelastonestanding opened the Tuesday, Aug. 13 program with a blowout victory in the first of several divisions for the Atlantic Sires Stakes (ATSS)....read on

Series Record For Reflect With Me

August 13, 2019:

The combination of sire Captaintreacherous, driver Andrew McCarthy and trainer Tony Alagna has proved to be a serious force to be reckoned with when talking two-year-old talent so far this week at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Pair Defend Their Titles In Michigan

August 13, 2019:

After taking top honours in Michigan Sire Stakes as freshmen in 2018, Mattys Legacy and Gemini Eddie successfully defended their titles as three-year-olds in the $230,000 Michigan Sire Stakes at Northville Downs on Tuesday, Aug. 13....read on

Lyons Sentinel Paces Stake Record

August 13, 2019:

Lyons Sentinel blasted through the soggy Lightning Lane to score for Tim Tetrick in 1:51, matching the stake record for the Meadow Cheer—a $183,040 Pennsylvania Sires Stake for freshmen filly pacers—Tuesday, Aug. 13 at The Meadows. Rocknificent worked hard to capture the other division, giving Tetrick a stake sweep....read on

Divine Spirit Dashes Home At Pocono

August 13, 2019:

The Father Patrick sophomore gelding Divine Spirit was reserved off a very fast pace by driver Eric Carlson, with the pair rallying in the last three-eighths to get first in the $15,000 featured trot on the Tuesday, Aug. 13 card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Road To The Jug - Week Two

August 13, 2019:

For the next five weeks, Jay Wolf the Little Brown Jug Publicity Director will rank the top 10 horses eligible for the 74th edition of the Little Brown Jug to be contested on Thursday, September 19, 2019....read on

Tetrick Sweeps Stakes At Meadows

August 13, 2019:

Lyons Sentinel blasted through the soggy Lightning Lane to score for Tim Tetrick in 1:51, matching the stake record for the Meadow Cheer, a $183,040 Pennsylvania Sires Stake for freshman filly pacers, Tuesday at The Meadows....read on

Field Set For 60th Gold Cup & Saucer

August 13, 2019:

A limousine carried the Gold Cup & Saucer ambassadors to the infield following the fourth race on the Tuesday, Aug. 13 program at Charlottetown Driving Park for the post-position draw of the coveted island classic's 60th renewal....read on

'Stronger Together' Session Replay

August 13, 2019:

The full video presentation of Friday's 'Stronger Together: Uniting Horse Racing for a Sustainable Future' panel discussion of Ontario's horse racing industry is now available....read on

Don Ratchford Passes

August 13, 2019:

Longtime Standardbred trainer-driver Donald G. Ratchford, 75, died Aug. 8, 2019, in Sacramento, CA....read on

Little Change In Standardbred Poll

August 13, 2019:

Shartin N maintains the top spot in week 12 of the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll but the last weekend's stakes action caused slight movement underneath....read on

Freshmen Flurry Mohawk Qualifiers

August 13, 2019:

Sunshine Beach colt Twin B Frenchtoast went the quickest of the babies Tuesday morning (Aug. 13) during the Woodbine Mohawk Park qualifying session....read on

Frosh Fillies Featured At Batavia

August 13, 2019:

Batavia Downs will host two-year-old pacing fillies on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 14) when the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) return for their fifth of nine 2019 stops. The two divisions will compete for a combined $107,000 in purses....read on

Bet You Best In Plainridge Feature

August 13, 2019:

Lightly regarded at the windows, Bet You made the faithful take notice after putting in a career-best performance when winning the $14,000 New England-owned Winners-Over pacing feature at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon, Aug. 12....read on

Thank You, From Trevor Ritchie

August 13, 2019:

"The reason for this letter is to once again thank everyone that has played a part in my road to the [Hall of Fame]. Bill Herbert is the man that changed my life, and started me down this road, but along the way there were countless others - owners, trainers and caretakers alike - that all contributed to my success"....read on

Hambo Champ Enjoys Home Cookin'

August 13, 2019:

Hambletonian champion Forbidden Trade returned to Ontario Sires Stakes action at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday evening and pushed his lifetime earnings over $1 million with his second Gold Series win of the season....read on

Capt Midnight Sets Dream Maker Record

August 12, 2019:

Capt Midnight became harness racing’s first sub-1:50 two-year-old of 2019 with a thrilling 1:49.4 victory in Monday’s Dream Maker Series final at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Preferred Mania At Grand River

August 12, 2019:

A pair of Preferred events highlighted the Monday evening program at Grand River Raceway, and the winners each recently celebrated a money milestone....read on

Sir Pugsley Upsets In Trial #2

August 12, 2019:

Sir Pugsley avoided near disaster when he dodged an early breaker and went on to capture Trial #2 for this year’s Guardian Gold Cup & Saucer during Monday evening’s program at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

The Partys Rockin Romps At Meadows

August 12, 2019:

The Partys Rockin powered to the lead at the quarter and scored geared down in a career-best 1:52.4, fastest in Monday’s $80,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series stake for freshman filly pacers at The Meadows....read on

Yonkers Hosts Friday Morning Draw

August 12, 2019:

Yonkers Raceway has pushed up its entry box closing this Friday, Aug. 16 to 9 a.m. instead of the usual 3:30 p.m....read on

Ron Berkeley Sr. Passes

August 12, 2019:

Longtime Flamboro Downs trainer Ron Berkeley Sr. passed Tuesday (Aug. 6) following a long bout with cancer. He was 73....read on

Barrieau Doubles In Atlantic Stakes

August 12, 2019:

Red Dirt Boomer ($6.20) and A Grand Terror ($32.30) rode pocket trips en route to victory in their respective $12,200 Atlantic Sires Stakes events for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Monday afternoon (Aug. 12) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park, giving trainer-driver Gilles Barrieau a sweep of the co-featured events....read on

Svanstedt Sweeps Monticello NYSS

August 12, 2019:

Trainer-driver Åke Svanstedt swept the New York Sire Stakes events for two-year-old trotting fillies on Monday (Aug. 12) at Monticello Raceway, with Seventimesalady and Miss Jubilation proving tops in their respective $51,000 divisions....read on

Nine Ways Remains Unstoppable

August 12, 2019:

The ‪Sunday evening‬ (Aug. 11) program at Running Aces featured the weekly $17,000 top pacing event, headlined by Nine Ways, who was sent off as the 1-2 favourite from post nine in the 10-horse Open Handicap field....read on

Rideau Track Closure Advisory

August 12, 2019:

Horsepeople are advised that the track at Rideau Carleton Raceway will be unavailable for training on Tuesday (Aug. 13)....read on

Prix d'Été Entry Reminder

August 12, 2019:

The horses eligible for the $200,000 Prix d’Été at the Hippodrome 3R must be entered in the race office at the track by 11 a.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 14)....read on

Joe Kroll Passes

August 12, 2019:

Joe Kroll, one of the highly respected and likeable horsepeople in harness racing, passed away on Thursday (Aug. 8) at the age of 61....read on

Bold Eagle To Breeders Crown?

August 12, 2019:

Bold Eagle has already conquered much of Europe, and reports are surfacing that Canada is on the horizon for the champion trotter....read on

Zweig Memorial Attracts 10

August 12, 2019:

The 2019 Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings, to be contested on Saturday (Aug. 17) at Vernon Downs, has drawn 10 horses, including several of the sophomore trotting division headliners....read on


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