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Yonkers Announces Sunday Post Times

November 30, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s Sunday matinee this weekend (Dec. 2) shall offer a first post of 11:45 a.m.

Races two through eight are added-distance trots to be simulcasted to a French wagering audience, with post times as such:

Race 2 - 12:15 p.m.
Race 3 - 12:45 p.m.
Race 4 - 1:15 p.m.
Race 5 - 1:45 p.m.
Race 6 - 2:15 p.m.
Race 7 - 2:45 p.m.
Race 8 - 3:15 p.m....read on

Lazarus N Stud Details Announced

November 30, 2018:

Lazarus N, the 'Wonder from Down Under', has been retired from racing and will begin his dual hemisphere stud career....read on

CHRB November Meeting Summary

November 30, 2018:

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday (Nov. 29), (rescheduled from Nov. 15) at Del Mar Surfside Race Place. Chair Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance....read on

NY Jets Receiver To Host Big M Toy Drive

November 30, 2018:

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment has teamed up with New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa and the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots to donate all the collected toys on Monday (Dec. 3) to Harlem Grown....read on

Standardbred Canada Presents The 30th Edition Of The O’Brien Awards

November 30, 2018:

Standardbred Canada will present the 30th edition of the O’Brien Awards on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, Ontario....read on

Sock It Away Seeks 19th Win

November 30, 2018:

Sock It Away will resume his remarkable three-year-old season as he again takes on the Preferred Pace Saturday afternoon (Dec. 1) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park. The 15-dash program has a 12:30 p.m. start time....read on

Mohawk Ready For Holiday Season

November 30, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk Park is ready to bring holiday cheer to the Halton (Ont.) Region with its inaugural Holidays at Mohawk Park starting Saturday (Dec. 1)....read on

Takter Takes Driving Curtain Call

November 30, 2018:

Regarded as one of the pre-eminent trainers in the history of Standardbred racing, the soon-to-retire Jimmy Takter made sure to conclude his driving career on a winning note, teaming up with youngster Im All Pink ($4.00) in the 13th race on Thursday (Nov. 29) at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Goldschmidt Pace Heads Cal-Expo Sat.

November 30, 2018:

Saturday night’s (Dec. 1) featured pace at Cal-Expo is named for Dave Goldschmidt, who passed away of natural causes in July at the age of 62....read on

The Day The Racing Died

November 30, 2018:

It's a claim to fame he'd rather not have. Ten years ago today, driver Mario Charron won the last race ever held at the Montreal racetrack known in its heyday as Blue Bonnets....read on

Batavia Announces Holiday Late Closer

November 30, 2018:

Batavia Downs has announced today that a new late-closing series for horses that have raced at the track this year will be offered in December....read on

Ohio Vets Discuss Out-Of-Comp. Testing

November 30, 2018:

A quintet of Ohio-based racetrack veterinarians provided the Ohio State Racing Commission members with their thoughts on out of competition testing at the OSRC’s monthly meeting on Thursday (Nov. 29) in Columbus....read on

Breeders Lawsuit Returns To Court

November 30, 2018:

The civil lawsuit that a group of Ontario Standardbred breeders have filed against the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation over the cancellation of the former Slots at Racetracks Program returns to Ontario Superior Court next week....read on

Racemup Resilient In Mohawk Debut

November 29, 2018:

Manitoba stakes champion Racemup made his first start at Woodbine Mohawk Park a winning one on Thursday evening (November 29), taking a $16,000 conditioned pace in front-end fashion....read on

Fork Upsets Flamboro Trotters

November 29, 2018:

Sarah Lauren Scott's beloved trotter Fork pulled off an 11-1 upset defeating favourite Escuela in Flamboro Downs' featured $8,500 Preferred 3 to earn his 20th career victory on Thursday evening (November 29)....read on

Pinkman's Sis Among Philly Trot Winners

November 29, 2018:

Jackies Jim was a “pocket rocket” in taking the $17,000 featured trot on Thursday afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia in 1:56.3....read on

This Is The Plan Prevails In Progress

November 29, 2018:

This Is The Plan defeated elimination winner Jimmy Freight at the wire in the $260,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace on Thursday evening (November 29) at Dover Downs....read on

Register Atlantic Sires Stakes Stallions

November 29, 2018:

The Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association is now accepting Atlantic Sires Stakes stallion registrations for the 2019 breeding season....read on

'Beach' Memories: Final Career Start

November 29, 2018:

It was 10 years ago this year that pacing colt Somebeachsomewhere dominated harness racing's headlines throughout his nearly flawless sophomore season....read on

Cherry Peep Sweet At Saratoga

November 29, 2018:

Cherry Peep, by Conway Hall, continued her winning ways on Thursday afternoon (Nov. 29) at Saratoga Casino Hotel. The Amy Dowd-trained filly prevailed for the third time in her last four starts while competing in one of the $11,000 co-features for New York-sired trotters....read on

Check Six To Stud In 2019

November 29, 2018:

It has been announced that Check Six, the $1.6-million earner by Somebeachsomewhere, will be standing at stud for the 2019 breeding season....read on

Pair Of Trotting Hopples Missing

November 29, 2018:

A pair of trotting hopples went missing from Woodbine Mohawk Park during the live harness racing card on Monday (November 26)....read on

Burke Keen On ‘Filibuster’ In Potomac

November 29, 2018:

“He’s ready to roll. He’s been facing the best of the best all season… I’m confident he’ll race well in the Potomac.”...read on

Just B Talking Also Does Some Pacing

November 29, 2018:

It wasn’t as easy as the 2-5 odds might lead one to believe, but the three-year-old pacer Just B Talking got the job done last week in a blanket finish for his owner/trainer/driver Gerry Longo....read on

Foiled Again To Western Fair

November 29, 2018:

“Foiled Again has truly become the people’s horse and we really appreciate the fact that the connections have agreed to bring him here one last time during this farewell tour.”...read on

Another Lofty Distinction For Hanover

November 29, 2018:

For the second consecutive year and third time in its history, horses bred by Hanover Shoe Farms have earned over $30 million....read on

Reflection On Successful ‘Big M’ Saturday

November 29, 2018:

The weather may not have been cooperative, as a heavy rain fell for most of the evening, but that did not stop many of harness racing’s stars from shining last Saturday (Nov. 24) at the Meadowlands....read on

Reid Elected Transition Alliance Pres.

November 29, 2018:

It has been announced that David Reid, who heads up Preferred Equine Sales Agency, has been elected president of the Standardbred Transition Alliance....read on

‘Post Time’ Award Nominees Unveiled

November 29, 2018:

The nominees for the 2018 Post Time with Mike and Mike Awards have been announced....read on

‘Operation Inca’ Update

November 29, 2018:

Police in New Zealand have announced that an additional 13 charges have been laid in the ongoing ‘Operation Inca,’ which initially made the mainstream news earlier this fall....read on

‘The Dude’ Abides, Keeps Rolling

November 29, 2018:

“When he gets off the trailer [at the track], he starts strutting and bellowing. Everybody laughs, but he’s making a statement: ‘I’m here, and I’m ready to race you.’”...read on

Hes Got Swagger Perfect At Flamboro

November 28, 2018:

Hes Got Swagger ($2.30) strutted his stuff in his return to Flamboro Downs on Wednesday (Nov. 28), and extended his undefeated record at the half-mile oval to six wins in as many starts....read on

Which Older Pacer Had The Best Year?

November 28, 2018:

Of the 15 richest older pacers of 2018, which one do you think has had the best year?...read on

Sportsmuffler Silences Batavia Rivals

November 28, 2018:

Sportsmuffler took the best local mares to task at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening (Nov. 28) and taught school after winning by open lengths in the $10,400 Open Handicap fillies and mares pace....read on

Media Excellence Submissions Due

November 28, 2018:

The deadline for submissions for Standardbred Canada's 2018 Media Excellence Awards is this Friday, November 30 at 5:00 p.m....read on

Promising Youngsters Featured At Philly

November 28, 2018:

A trio of $16,000 events for the younger set were featured on a blustery Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 28) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Expose Yourself Soars At Meadows

November 28, 2018:

Parked the opening three-eighths, Ontario-sired Expose Yourself was so dominant that she still blew away the field by almost seven lengths in Wednesday’s (Nov. 28) $20,000 Fillies and Mares Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

COSA Encouraged By WEG’s Commitment To Racing

November 28, 2018:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA) is encouraged by the recent commitments to racing expressed by Jim Lawson, CEO of the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG)....read on

Francis On His DSBF Final Starters

November 28, 2018:

Dashiki and Keepmywiglegametyt have been pleasant surprises this season for the George Teague Jr. Stable and will look to keep the good times rolling in Thursday’s (Nov. 29) $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund championship for two-year-old male pacers at Dover Downs....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

November 28, 2018:

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

Harrah's Philly Jackpot Hi-5 Growing

November 28, 2018:

The Jackpot Hi-5 at Harrah's Philadelphia will boast an attractive carryover on Thursday afternoon (Nov. 29)....read on

Caring For Horses In Winter Weather

November 28, 2018:

Visit the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY on Sunday, December 9th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. for a presentation and activities related to understanding the effects of winter weather on horses and other animals exposed to the elements....read on

Francene Nash Passes

November 28, 2018:

Standardbred racehorse breeder Francene Marie Nash passed away on Sunday, November 25 at the age of 72....read on

Terry Lee Kibler Passes

November 28, 2018:

Standardbred horse owner and racetrack superintendent Terry Lee Kibler, 60, of Woodstock, Virginia, passed away at home on Monday, November 26....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

November 28, 2018:

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

Yonkers Guaranteeing Friday Pick 5 Pool

November 28, 2018:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have announced that the track will be offering a five-digit, guaranteed Pick 5 pool this Friday (Nov. 30)....read on

The Rush Never Gets Old

November 28, 2018:

“This may sound funny, but I really don’t pay that much attention to the numbers. This (the record) is like a bonus. I just drive.”...read on

Late Start Eligibility Fee Continues

November 28, 2018:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that it is repeating the Late Start Eligibility Fee to members....read on

No Training At Mohawk Today

November 28, 2018:

Officials with Woodbine Mohawk Park have informed Trot Insider that the Campbellville racecourse is closed for training today (Wednesday, Nov. 28)....read on

Mitchell: Racing In Ontario A Team Effort

November 28, 2018:

Hugh Mitchell earned widespread respect as a hockey player who stood up for his teammates and what he believed was right. He’s done the very same throughout his time in horse racing....read on


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