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Hall Of Fame Accepting 2020 Nominations

December 6, 2019:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame invites the public to participate in the nomination of people and horses who have made a significant contribution to Canadian horse racing, for induction to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2020....read on

Johnston Retires From Clinton Raceway

December 6, 2019:

On Sunday (Dec. 8), Clinton Raceway will raise a toast to assistant race secretary Kathy Johnston, thanking her for 35 years of service to horse people across Ontario and wishing her well in her coming retirement....read on

Arc Light, 'Quest' Head CDP Weekend

December 6, 2019:

With a Maritime champion season in her rear view mirror, Arc Light has risen to fight off the top mares on the East Coast every week and that will continue during a special Saturday afternoon (Dec. 7) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park, while Rose Run Quest, a dominant force in Atlantic Canada all season long, will look to reignite his magic in the Sunday afternoon (Dec. 8) feature....read on

Seeking Feedback On Interference

December 6, 2019:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is assessing the two existing in-race interference adjudication approaches that are currently used in racing jurisdictions around the world....read on

Who Will Break Through First?

December 6, 2019:

Who will win the North America Cup first: a female driver or a female pacer?....read on

Heavens Gait Continues Comeback

December 6, 2019:

“He’s back.” That’s the first thing that went through trainer Nick DeVita’s mind after watching Heavens Gait score a comeback win in the $14,000 winners-over at Saratoga on Nov. 9. On Saturday (Dec. 7), the five-year-old will continue his return to the upper echelon of harness racing competition in the $42,000 Open Handicap Pace at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Six Straight For Preppy Art

December 5, 2019:

The remarkable Preppy Art did it again....read on

Racing To Help Others In Need

December 5, 2019:

For the third straight year driver Louis-Philippe Roy helped spread some holiday cheer to those less fortunate by donating his driving earnings from the Thursday evening program at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Tetrick, King Sweep Dover Features

December 5, 2019:

Stablemates Qs Cruise and Duplicated took home top honours in Thursday’s main events at Dover Downs, and they did so for the tandem of driver Tim Tetrick and trainer Jim King, Jr....read on

Minore Nabs NAADA Final

December 5, 2019:

Paul Minore, a retired high school athletic coach and outstanding amateur driver, saved the best for last when he rallied his Glenferrie Dreamer in the final strides to win the $15000 final of the NAADA trotting series in 2:00.1 Monday evening at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Max Clicks In Philly Feature

December 5, 2019:

The crowd settled on the right favourite in a well-matched, hard-to-handicap $18,000 featured trot at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon, as the Yankee Glide gelding Max held off a late charge by the mare Kenziesky Hanover by three-quarters of a length in 1:54.3....read on

Racing Under Saddle Ontario AGM Info

December 5, 2019:

Officials with Racing Under Saddle Ontario have released information in regard to the organization’s upcoming annual general meeting....read on

‘Post Time’ Awards Info

December 5, 2019:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have announced that nominations for the show’s annual awards are now open....read on

Horowitz Final Friday At Cal Expo

December 5, 2019:

The $20,000 Alan Horowitz final will headline the Friday night (Dec. 6) action at Cal Expo....read on

New Training Outfit Starts To Click

December 5, 2019:

“The owner was trying to get out of the business. The horse was nothing that he wanted him to be and he was on his last straw with him… He got beat the week before I got him. It was almost like the owner needed me and I needed him.”...read on

‘Big M’s Dec. Thursdays Begin Tonight

December 5, 2019:

Live racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack will increase during the month of December, and based on how successful he was during November, that likely suits Dexter Dunn just fine....read on

Artistic Madison Nearing Retirement

December 5, 2019:

“She poured her heart out every week on the track for us and gave us thrills we will remember for the rest of our lives. She has been great to us and now it’s time for us to take care of her.”...read on

Series Prelims Contested At ‘The Spa’

December 5, 2019:

A trio of $7,500 second-leg divisions of the Holiday Trot Series was contested on Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 5) at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Guaranteed Pool At Batavia

December 5, 2019:

Officials with Batavia Downs have conveyed information in regard to an upcoming guaranteed pool for one of the track’s wagers....read on

Meadows' Super Hi-5 Jackpot Still Growing

December 5, 2019:

Fuelled by yet another carryover, The Super Hi-5 jackpot at the Meadows is approaching $80,000....read on

Significance Reaches At Flamboro

December 4, 2019:

Significance ($7.90) rallied off second-over cover to capture Wednesday's (Dec. 4) featured event at Flamboro Downs, a $10,500 Preferred 2 Pace for fillies and mares....read on

Moments Of Joy Wins Dover Distaff

December 4, 2019:

Moments Of Joy took the $25,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace at Dover Downs on Wednesday night (Dec. 4)....read on

Recent Arrivals Take Philly Features

December 4, 2019:

SVF Cash Deposit and Bigonpersonality N gave driver Tim Tetrick a sweep of the twin $16,000 featured events on Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 4) at Harrah's Philadelphia, with both brushing to the fore up the backstretch en route to victory....read on

Perlucky Crushes; Five For Wilder

December 4, 2019:

Perlucky drifted out down the backside but quickly recovered and crushed the field by eight and a quarter lengths in Wednesday’s (Dec. 4) feature at The Meadows, a $13,500 conditioned trot....read on

Auditor General Releases 2019 Report

December 4, 2019:

On Wednesday (December 4) the Office of The Auditor General of Ontario released its 2019 Annual Report....read on

#GivingTuesday Update

December 4, 2019:

Officials with the Standardbred Retirement Foundation have provided an update in regard to the SRF’s ‘#GivingTuesday’ initiative....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

December 4, 2019:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have released a preview of the upcoming episode of the show....read on

Streaking Lyons Steel In To Go Saturday

December 4, 2019:

Lyons Steel has been one of the hottest pacers on the east coast as of late, as he has recorded four consecutive victories. He'll seek to make it five on Saturday at Freehold Raceway, as he is set to take on seven challengers in the Preferred Handicap Pace....read on

Exotic Carryover Friday At Freehold

December 4, 2019:

Freehold Raceway will kick off the new month on Friday (Dec. 6) with a nine-race card, headlined by a carryover in the 50-cent pick 5....read on

Stag Party To Stand In Ontario

December 4, 2019:

Winbak Farm of Ontario is pleased to announce that Stag Party will be standing his first year at the farm in 2020....read on

The Bank To Stand In Ontario

December 4, 2019:

Winbak Farm of Ontario is proud to announce that Breeders Crown winner The Bank will be joining its stallion lineup for 2020....read on

Polisseni/Purple Haze To Be Honoured

December 4, 2019:

It has been announced that Wanda Polisseni’s Purple Haze Stable will soon be receiving the Cradle of the Trotter Breeders Award....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Qualifies Again

December 4, 2019:

On Wednesday (Dec. 4), Wiggle It Jiggleit recorded his second consecutive qualifying performance with owner George Teague Jr. in the race bike....read on

Pine Chip Passes

December 4, 2019:

Word out of Europe indicates that Pine Chip (4,T1:51 [$1,710,858]), who was at one point the world’s fastest trotter, has passed away at the age of 29....read on

Meadows Jackpot Continues To Grow

December 4, 2019:

The Super Hi-5 jackpot at the Meadows has jumped once again....read on

Anderlecht Winning Up To Retirement

December 4, 2019:

“He likes what he does, he loves his job, and when you put him on the racetrack, he knows what he’s doing. If you put him in a position where he’s got a shot at winning, he’s going to come out on top most of the time.”...read on

Has Your Horse Been Chipped?

December 4, 2019:

Standardbred Canada (SC) is coordinating a 'microchipping tour' to facilitate the microchipping of all Standardbred racehorses by the end of 2020, as mandated by the Board of Directors, and to be consistent with the United States Trotting Association....read on

Cal Expo Contract Extended

December 4, 2019:

It has been announced that a deal has been struck that will see ‘Watch and Wager’ continue its Cal Expo harness racing operations through to May 1, 2025....read on

Bryn Baroness Breezes In London

December 3, 2019:

Clearing command past the quarter, eight-year-old Whosurboy mare Bryn Baroness went the added distance to take the $9,400 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace to cap the Tuesday, Dec. 3 program at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Joey Bats Lasts At Dover

December 3, 2019:

Joey Bats outlasted the open trotters at Dover Downs on Tuesday night (Dec. 3)....read on

Art Of Norma Nabs Meadows Feature

December 3, 2019:

Enjoying a bit of class relief, Art Of Norma moved first over, made short work of the leader and captured Tuesday’s (Dec. 3) co-feature at The Meadows, an $11,500 Filly & Mare Conditioned Pace....read on

Miami Valley Readies For 2020

December 3, 2019:

Miami Valley Raceway management and racing officials are busy preparing for the kickoff of their seventh season on Jan. 3, 2020....read on

Last Call: 2019 O'Brien Awards Fan Voting

December 3, 2019:

Racing fans, here’s your chance to have a say in Canadian harness racing's year-end awards!....read on

New ‘Big M’ Toy Collection Date

December 3, 2019:

The Meadowlands Racetrack & Quincy Enunwa have rescheduled their Toy Collection Drive....read on

A Story 50 Years In The Making

December 3, 2019:

“You have to love the animal. I didn’t choose to do this for the money. For me, happiness is more important than money.”...read on

McWicked To Stand In Ontario

December 3, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that McWicked, 2018 Horse of the Year and the richest pacing stallion in harness racing history, will stand stud in Ontario in 2020....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

December 3, 2019:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its final recap of the 2019 stakes season....read on

Jean Hastie Passes

December 3, 2019:

Standardbred racing participant Jean Hastie (nee Ferguson), of Hanover, Ont., passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019 in her 74th year....read on

Italy To Invade Florida

December 3, 2019:

Word comes that Italy is planning to invade the United States — specifically Florida....read on

Shartin N Goes Wire-To-Wire In Poll

December 3, 2019:

Shartin N closed out the 2019 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll the way she started — on top....read on


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