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‘Dorsoduro’s Work Cut Out In Progress

November 27, 2018:

“He’s had a tremendous year, there’s no doubt about that. He’s got the most money made, he’s been knocking on the door the whole year, racing hard the whole year, and he’s always right there. A couple of the other ones were good early and not so good late, or vice versa, but he’s been pretty consistent the whole year.”...read on

Rideau Training Closure Extended

November 27, 2018:

Officials at Rideau Carleton Raceway have informed Trot Insider that the main track training closure has been extended through Wednesday (Nov. 28)....read on

All Bets Off To Stand At Seelster Farms

November 27, 2018:

Seelster Farms is excited to announce that All Bets Off p, 2, 1:50f, 3, 1:48.3f, 1:48, BT1:46.2 ($3,186,658) will stand his first season in 2019....read on

Winning Stroke From Musical Rhythm

November 26, 2018:

Musical Rhythm made a triumphant return to the Preferred Trot on Monday evening (November 26) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Lincolnjames Wins Western Fair Debut

November 26, 2018:

Lincolnjames made his Western Fair debut a winning one on Monday evening, November 26 as he prevailed off a perfect pocket trip in the featured $9,000 Preferred 3 Pace....read on

Meadows Monday Feature To Outburst

November 26, 2018:

Trailing by 4-1/2 lengths and wide at the half, Outburst exploded through the final turn and captured Monday’s feature at The Meadows, a $14,000 conditioned trot....read on

Spencer Leaving Grand River

November 26, 2018:

After 22 years leading the marketing efforts for Grand River Raceway and its predecessor, Elmira Raceway, Kelly Spencer is stepping aside to develop her own communications agency....read on

Western Fair Closed For Training Tues.

November 26, 2018:

Officials at The Raceway at Western Fair District would like to notify all local horsepeople that the track will be closed for training on Tuesday (Nov. 27)....read on

Miami Valley Driving Challenge Details

November 26, 2018:

Miami Valley Raceway is busy readying for its sixth season of live harness racing, which will get underway when the calendar flips to 2019....read on

Robert Cottrell Passes

November 26, 2018:

Standardbred horseman Robert B. Cottrell passed away on Thursday, November 22 at the age of 84....read on

Kirkpatrick Paying It Forward

November 26, 2018:

Trot Insider has been informed that the impact of the recently-concluded 2018 Youth Literary Derby continues to be felt, as some of the finalists are doing their part to have their schools benefit from the experience....read on

Yearling, Mixed Sale In Indiana Complete

November 26, 2018:

Attendees didn’t have to wait long to see the sale topper in the second annual Michiana Classic Yearling Sale at the Michiana Event Center on Saturday, November 24....read on

Pompano Super Night In The Books

November 26, 2018:

Pompano Park hosted the 2018 edition of ‘Super Night’ on Sunday (Nov. 25) which saw eight championships, worth a combined $415,000 in purses, contested....read on

Billings Honchos Win Finals

November 26, 2018:

Harness racing's granddaddy of all amateur events, the CKG Billings Harness Driving Series, presented its 37th annual Gold and Silver Cup Finals at Yonkers Raceway on Sunday, November 25....read on

RUS Ontario Annual Meeting Details

November 26, 2018:

Racing Under Saddle Ontario has announced the details for its upcoming annual general meeting....read on

Magical Mistress Sold

November 26, 2018:

A juvenile filly that goes undefeated in her first 12 starts is sure to attract some well-deserved attention. In the case of Maritime sensation Magical Mistress, it has also attracted a new set of owners....read on

Jamieson To Steer Maori Law

November 26, 2018:

Dual World Driving Champion Jody Jamieson has been tapped to drive Maori Law in the Inter Dominion Trotting Championship....read on

Toot Toot Scoops Flamboro Preferred

November 25, 2018:

Shooting from first over, Toot Toot N claimed command and held off a late bid from favourite Imsporty to take the $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs on Sunday, Nov. 25....read on

Snow Series Kickoff At Century

November 25, 2018:

Alberta-sired freshmen contested in the opening round conditioned stakes action at Century Downs on Sunday, Nov. 25 with fillies competing in the opening prelim of the Alberta Snowflake and the boys in the first round of the Alberta Snowshoe....read on

Middleton On The Road To Recovery

November 25, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Ken Middleton, track announcer at Woodbine Mohawk Park for more than a decade, has been sidelined following surgery required to correct an injury received from a car accident....read on

EAU Naturelle Nabs 3R Feature

November 25, 2018:

Grabbing the lead early, EAU Naturelle yielded for the pocket and popped into contention late to take the Preferred Trot at Hippodrome 3R on closing day Sunday, Nov. 25 in 2:08.1....read on

The Blue Yak Streaking At Fraser

November 25, 2018:

The opening round of the Fraser Miss for two-year-old pacing fillies highlighted the Sunday (Nov. 25) program of racing at Fraser Downs, and it was The Blue Yak ($2.30) and Village Joules ($4.40) that got the job done in their respective $25,000 divisions....read on

Mick McGeough Passes

November 25, 2018:

Longtime National Hockey League referee and Standardbred racehorse owner Mick McGeough passed away on Friday, November 23 after having been removed from life support. He was 62....read on

Woodmere Ideal Art Paints Masterpiece

November 25, 2018:

After having been bet down to 65 cents on the dollar on Sunday (Nov. 25), Woodmere Ideal Art ($3.30) went straight to the top from Post 2, cut all the fractions (:28.4, :59.3, 1:29.2), and posted a one and a half-length win in 1:59 during Truro Raceway’s $1,675 Winners-Over Pace....read on

Andy Ray Shines For Bartlett

November 25, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s Sunday (Nov. 25) matinee saw an anxiously-pocketed Andy Ray (Jason Bartlett, $7.60) win the featured $44,000 Open Handicap....read on

Dragin The Wagon Tops At Saratoga

November 25, 2018:

On Sunday (Nov. 25), Dragin The Wagon, by Angus Hall, became the fourth different horse to win the $20,000 Open Trot at Saratoga Casino Hotel in the last four installments of the regular Sunday feature....read on

John Schuberg Passes

November 25, 2018:

On Saturday (Nov. 24) Standardbred horseman John Schuberg, 80, passed away after a long battle with dementia....read on

Rideau Cancels Sunday Card

November 25, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway have cancelled the track’s live program that was scheduled for tonight (Sunday, Nov. 25)....read on

Harald Lunde Passes

November 25, 2018:

Trot Insider has been informed that trainer Harald Lunde, who is well known in the Ontario harness racing industry for his expertise with elite trotting talent, has passed away at the age of 72....read on

Painless Fire Prevention Procedure

November 25, 2018:

No one sees the hidden hazards in your horse barn quite like an expert. One simple call to your local fire department for a site walk through may be the best investment you make to protect your stock....read on

Iyq Yqr Rebounds At Batavia

November 25, 2018:

After finishing fourth last week while being parked out the whole mile, Iyq Yqr rebounded Saturday, Nov. 24 with a come-from-behind effort to win the $11,500 Open Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs....read on

Jk Panache Takes Saratoga Feature

November 25, 2018:

Sent the second-betting choice, Jk Panache got to the lead in midstretch to take the $20,000 Open Pace on Saturday, Nov. 24 at Saratoga Casino Hotel in 1:52.2....read on

Sodwana Bay Best At Flamboro

November 25, 2018:

Surging three wide into the final turn, Sodwana Bay barreled toward the lead and swept to a length-and-a-half victory over pacesetter Twice An Angel to take the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace in the slop at Flamboro Downs on Saturday, Nov. 24....read on

Merriman Wins 1,000 In A Season Again

November 25, 2018:

Aaron Merriman became the first driver in the history of harness racing to achieve multiple 1,000-win seasons, nonetheless back to back, when he scored in the twelfth race on Saturday, Nov. 24 at Northfield Park....read on

'Easy Lover' Repeats In Preferred

November 25, 2018:

Race-favourite Easy Lover Hanover kicked to the wire in the slop to get a neck up on Always A Hotshot and take back-to-back victories in the $34,000 Preferred Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday, Nov. 24....read on

Pompano Readies For Super Night

November 24, 2018:

Pompano Park will host the biggest night of racing thus far at the South Florida track on Sunday, Nov. 25 with the FSBOA sponsored Super Night events plus a $15,000 guaranteed pool on the track's Pick 4. There is also a Super Hi-5 carryover of $26,216....read on

McWicked Caps Season With TVG Score

November 24, 2018:

Sent off as the 1-9 favourite, McWicked waited until forced first over at the half to cruise toward the top and put away his competition through the lane in progress to a 1:48 victory in the $350,000 TVG Free For All Pace on the stakes-laden program at the Meadowlands Saturday, Nov. 24....read on

Merner First In Driver's Challenge

November 24, 2018:

Fending off Gilles Barrieau in a driving competition takes skill but that is exactly what Adam Merner did in the Paul MacDonald Memorial Driver’s Challenge Saturday, Nov. 24 at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Windsong Leo Wins 18th At The Meadows

November 24, 2018:

Windsong Leo collected his 18th win this season when he shot through the passing lane and scored in 1:52.4 in the slop in the $20,000 Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows on Saturday, Nov. 24....read on

Gagne, Dumont Set To Invade Ontario

November 24, 2018:

After competing and winning multiple awards in Western Canada, the training team of J.F. Gagne and Marjorie Dumont have relocated racing operations with plans to compete in Ontario....read on

Final Seasonal Card For 3R Sunday

November 24, 2018:

The curtain closes on the 2018 harness racing season at Hippodrome 3R (3R) on Sunday with the second 'whipless' racing card, the return of Canada’s leading money winning and dash leader, Louis-Philippe Roy, plus the leading driver and trainer awards....read on

SC Rewind: The Peninsula Stakes

November 24, 2018:

In this week's 'Rewind,' Robert Smith recalls the Peninsula Stakes, a once popular series of colt races that provided racing for two- and three-year-olds of both gaits at a time when opportunities were quite limited....read on

The Downtown Bus Heads To Yonkers

November 24, 2018:

A few hours before the start of the Matron Stakes for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings, trainer Jeff Gillis found himself stuck in traffic on the New Jersey Turnpike. Sleet, snow, and freezing rain made the typical three-and-a-half hour drive to Dover Downs a five-and-a-half hour ordeal....read on

Trolley Back In Win Column

November 24, 2018:

It had been a long time between drinks for the Erv Miller-trained Trolley, but a perfect pocket trip was just the right tonic to get him to the winner’s circle for the first time since September 10 of last year when he took the $16,000 high-range conditioned trotting feature Friday night at the Meadowlands....read on

Alberta Champ Grabs Another Stakes

November 24, 2018:

Fresh off his Alberta Super Final victory, two-year-old pacing colt Outlawgrabbingears dominated the first division of the Dan Ingram Memorial Stakes while making his B.C. debut on Friday night (November 23) at Fraser Downs....read on

Jackpot Hi-5 Carryover At Harrah's Philly

November 23, 2018:

Once again hit by multiple players, the 20-cent Jackpot Hi-5 at Harrah's Philadelphia boasts a growing carryover which now approaches the $12,000 plateau....read on

Five Straight For A Boy Named Suuzz

November 23, 2018:

A recent $20,000 claim, A Boy Named Suuzz has continued his winning momentum for new connections and notched his fifth straight victory at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday night's (November 23) harness racing program....read on

Culinary Delight N Takes Mares Open

November 23, 2018:

Culinary Delight N came from well off the pace to record the win in Friday’s $18,000 Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Southern Palms Triumphs In Open Trot

November 23, 2018:

Southern Palms has been knocking on the door the past two weeks in the Batavia Downs top trot, but Friday night (November 23) he kicked that door down and dethroned Lougazi in winning the $11,500 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Over $15,000 Raised For Kristy Dustin

November 23, 2018:

Racing participants hosted a fundraiser on Nov. 19 at The Raceway at Western Fair District along with Woodbine, Mohawk Park in support of Kristy Dustin, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer....read on


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