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Wiggle It Jiggleit Resurfaces

December 9, 2019:

After enjoying a bit of additional down time and turning in a pair of recent qualifiers, fan favourite Wiggle It Jiggleit is set to return to battle Thursday evening at Dover Downs for trainer Clyde Francis....read on

Final Call For Winter Mixed Entries

December 9, 2019:

Tattersalls Sales Co. reminds sellers that entries for its Winter Mixed Sale will close at the end of regular business hours on Tuesday, Dec. 10....read on

McCown Mastery At Hollywood Dayton

December 9, 2019:

Winning one-half of his eight drives on a 'sloppy' afternoon at Hollywood Dayton Raceway, upstart Cam McCown scored his first 'grand slam' at a commercial track on Monday....read on

Ohio's Best Set To Battle

December 9, 2019:

Five of Northfield Park's top drivers will square off against a quintet of Hollywood Dayton's best reinsmen on Friday night in the first-ever 'Buckeye Battle' to determine state bragging rights (North vs. South) as well as raise money for the Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund....read on

Jimmys Little Girl Jogs At Meadows

December 9, 2019:

Hammered down to 1-9, Jimmys Little Girl was every bit as dominant on the track as she was on the board Monday at The Meadows, cruising to victory in the opening leg of a series for $10,000 claiming fillies and mares....read on

“It’s Going To Be Exciting”

December 9, 2019:

It’s safe to say Tim Tetrick is in for a week unlike any he’s experienced while driving in North America....read on

Richard Roth Passes

December 9, 2019:

Richard A. Roth, 87, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at the Fulton County Health Center....read on

Maryann Sarama-Luce To Be Honoured

December 9, 2019:

Maryann Sarama-Luce was a pioneer in harness racing in western New York, as she was one of only a handful of female drivers who raced full time at Batavia Downs....read on

2020 Ontario Stallion Registration Forms Now Available

December 9, 2019:

As 2019 winds down, Standardbred owners are looking forward to the start of the 2020 breeding season and the arrival of several new stallions to the Ontario program....read on

Friendship Series Underway At Pompano

December 9, 2019:

The USA-Italian Amateur Competition took centre stage at Pompano Park on Sunday night (Dec. 8), and it was the American squad that edged out the Italians in the first of their two-night, four-race series....read on

Foal Registration Deadline December 31

December 9, 2019:

The deadline to register 2019 foals is December 31, 2019. Application, registration fee and Stallion Service Certificate must be filed with Standardbred Canada’s office by the deadline....read on

New Jersey Stallion Deadline Announced

December 9, 2019:

Officials with the Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey have announced that the application deadline to stand a stallion in New Jersey is February 15, 2020....read on

‘Harness Heroes’ Cards Available

December 9, 2019:

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation’s 201 set of Harness Heroes trading cards is now available for holiday gift giving....read on

USHWA Awards Deadline Extended

December 9, 2019:

It has been announced that the deadline for entries for the John Hervey Awards, George Smallsreed Awards and George Smallsreed Awards has been extended to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 10....read on

2020 Heart Of Harness Racing Calendar Available

December 9, 2019:

Standardbred Canada’s 2020 Heart of Harness Racing Calendar is now available! ...read on

‘Stronger Together’ Session Wednesday

December 9, 2019:

Woodbine Entertainment has announced that this week it will be conducting and streaming another ‘Stronger Together: Uniting Horse Racing for a Sustainable Future’ information session....read on

Ufdragons Rocket Romps At Rideau

December 8, 2019:

Sitting off swift fractions driver Pascal Berube launched Ufdragons Rocket to the front around the final turn and blew clear of his competition to win the $8,600 Preferred Handicap Pace on Sunday, Dec. 8 at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Beachin Lindy Lunges To Win At Flamboro

December 8, 2019:

Pocket-sitter Beachin Lindy emerged through the open stretch to stick a neck in front at the finish and win the $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs on Sunday, Dec. 8....read on

Icy Blue Scooter Holds In Vinnell Memorial

December 8, 2019:

Sweeping to the front past the quarter, Icy Blue Scooter fought off all challenges to win the $50,000 Jim Vinnell Memorial Final at Fraser Downs on Sunday, Dec. 8....read on

Meadows Carryover Nearing Six Digits

December 8, 2019:

The Super Hi-5 carryover at the Meadows continues to build....read on

Campbell Nearing Big Accomplishment

December 8, 2019:

If he continues his current form in the race bike, driver Marc Campbell, who is known to many as ‘The King of Island Racing,’ will be adding yet another feather to his cap....read on

Nicholas Saponara Passes

December 8, 2019:

Nicholas J. Saponara passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019 after health issues. Saponara was a member of the Harness Racing Communicators Hall of Fame, and a past president of the U.S. Harness Writers Association, an organization to which he belonged for 57 years....read on

Preliminary Leg Action At Saratoga

December 8, 2019:

Saturday evening’s card at Saratoga Casino Hotel consisted of three divisions of the second leg of the Holiday Pacing Series. Participants had their final chance to accrue points towards next Saturday’s (December 14) Series final....read on

Equine Stress Indicator Analyzed

December 8, 2019:

According to findings of a study by Equine Guelph, there is a relatively easy, non-invasive way to determine whether your horse is in a state of stress or not....read on

Update On Sports Creek Raceway

December 8, 2019:

The topic of Sports Creek Raceway returned to local media last week, as it was reported that the State of Michigan has granted the shuttered raceway a conditional license and permit to re-open in 2020. That news is surely positive, but the entity’s new owner has said that two “absolutely critical” caveats are key in whether Sports Creek will indeed re-open or not....read on

Flying Officer Lands In Century Milers

December 8, 2019:

Sent the 7-5 favourite, Flying Officer soared into the stretch to nail pocket-popper Kootenay Lager and win in the second division of the second prelim for the Century Milers Pacing Series on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Century Mile....read on

Geez Joe Rebounds At The Meadowlands

December 8, 2019:

Geez Joe was in tough in his last two races and did not fare well, but the veteran returned to his winning ways Saturday night (Dec. 7) at one of his favourite tracks, taking the $30,000 Preferred for pacers at the Meadowlands....read on

Stratton Sweeps Yonkers Opens

December 8, 2019:

Jordan Stratton took down both halves of Yonkers Raceway’s co-featured $42,000 Open Handicaps Saturday night (Dec. 7), doing so with Will Take Charge and big-table-debuting Raukapuka Ruler N....read on

'Easy Lover' Repeats In Mohawk Preferred

December 7, 2019:

Ripping off cover came Easy Lover Hanover through the stretch with a :26 final quarter to cross the line first in the $34,000 Preferred Handicap Pace on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Woodbine Mohawk Park, one of five victories on the card for driver Jody Jamieson as he continues to grind towards 8,000 wins....read on

Down On My Luck Darts At Batavia

December 7, 2019:

After racing at Northfield Park the last two weeks, Down On My Luck returned to Batavia Downs and his winning ways as he captured the $12,500 Open I Handicap pace on Saturday night (Dec. 7)....read on

Dead Heat In SBOANJ Final

December 7, 2019:

The $65,000 SBOANJ New Jersey Sired Trot Final for three-year-olds at the Meadowlands on Friday night (Dec 6.) ended in exciting fashion. The favourite Evident Beauty and second-favourite Princess Deo could not be split at the wire, stopping the clock as co-winners in 1:52.2....read on

Collective Wisdom Leads The Way

December 7, 2019:

On top at every call, Collective Wisdom was the boss in the featured pace on a special Customer Appreciation program Saturday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

A Fete Fit For 'Zeke'

December 7, 2019:

Arthur ‘Zeke’ Webb, whose 50-year career as caretaker extraordinaire is coming to end in a week or so, was honoured Friday night (Dec. 6) by his Yonkers Raceway paddock cohorts....read on

'Rockin' In Freehold Feature Saturday

December 7, 2019:

An aggressive drive by Andy Miller paid off in Freehold Raceway's Preferred Handicap pace on Saturday, as Rockin M went coast-to-coast for the victory....read on

Phaetosive To Race In Foal

December 7, 2019:

Atlanta, Manchego and Plunge Blue Chip all made headlines in 2019 as part of that extremely deep 2018 three-year-old trotting filly crop that came back to the track as four-year-olds. Phaetosive defeated all three of those fillies in 2018, but her four-year-old campaign was not as noteworthy....read on

Sniffing Out Prohibited Substances

December 7, 2019:

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the New Jersey Racing Commission have deployed a new asset in the effort to prevent cheating in the horse racing industry -- a specially-trained scent-sniffing dog named Shadow....read on

Au Revoir Races Return To Monticello

December 7, 2019:

The odds are long these days that Standardbreds are still racing at the age of 14, this trait is a credit and testament to the durability and hardiness of the Standardbred....read on

Winter Campaign For Returning Obrigado

December 7, 2019:

“Mentally, that horse has never changed. That’s what’s remarkable about him. You see people sometimes; your attitudes go up and down throughout a racing season. You see that with horses; horses have lulls where they just don’t seem to be too keen. He’s never ever been that way.”...read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1970s

December 7, 2019:

This week's edition of 'Rewind' takes readers back to the decade of the 1970s in the monthly offering of Years Ago....read on

Divas Image Sold, Retired

December 7, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that Ontario Sires Stakes graduate Divas Image has been sold and retired, and will start broodmare duty for her new owner in 2020....read on

Sell A Bit N, Campbell Shine At Fraser

December 7, 2019:

It was a memorable Friday night at the office for driver Brandon Campbell who won half the 10-race card at Fraser Downs including a triumph in the $50,000 Lady Elements Open Final with the Jim Marino-trained Sell A Bit N....read on

Big M Feature To Southwind Chrome

December 7, 2019:

After going off stride just after the half a week ago as the 4-5 favourite on the way to a ninth-place finish, Southwind Chrome rebounded in a big way Friday night, taking the featured $30,000 Preferred for trotters at the Meadowlands....read on

Open Double Bill In Batavia

December 7, 2019:

With no more Wednesday racing this year at Batavia Downs, the top distaff pace joined the weekly featured trot on Friday night with one race providing an upset and the other satisfying the chalk bettors....read on

Grand Slam For Outlaw Allie Oops

December 7, 2019:

The winning streak is now four-in-a-row and counting for Outlaw Allie Oops, who toyed with the competition she faced in Friday’s second leg of the Century Milers Pacing Series....read on

No Stopping So Much More

December 6, 2019:

After steamrolling over OSS foes all season, So Much More is now doing it to classy, older campaigners in the distaff division at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Dibaba N Delivers At Yonkers

December 6, 2019:

Favoured Dibaba N gave nothing else a shot Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s brisk $42,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Meadows Open To K Ryan Bluechip

December 6, 2019:

K Ryan Bluechip changed tactics but not results as he captured his third straight in Friday’s $18,000 Open Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Marohn Flying At Freehold

December 6, 2019:

Jim Marohn, Jr. kicked off his December at Freehold Raceway in a big way on Friday, as he enjoyed a multiple-win performance on the nine-race program....read on

Lincolns Girl N Braves The Breeze

December 6, 2019:

Lincolns Girl N advanced uncovered into a :55 last half and still was able to draw away from favourite Glorious Nite in the $17,000 pacing distaff feature at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Friday afternoon (Dec. 6) in a career best 1:52.4....read on

Allmyxsliventexas Headlines Goldschmidt

December 6, 2019:

Allmyxsliventexas, who has rattled off three straight impressive victories to kick off the meet, looks to keep the streak going as the heavy favourite in Saturday night’s (Dec. 7) $10,000 Dave Goldschmidt Free-for-All Pace at Cal Expo....read on


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