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Yonkers Offers $10k Guarantee On Pick-5

September 13, 2018:

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Friday evening’s Pick 5 wager starts with a carryover of $3,003.57 and a $10,000 guaranteed pool. The guarantee is in conjunction with the U.S. Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program....read on

Jaw Dropper For Woodside Charm

September 13, 2018:

Woodside Charm shattered the North American record for two-year-old trotting fillies at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Thursday afternoon....read on

Yonkers To Host Anchor Leg Of Stakes

September 13, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway Friday night hosts its 16th and final leg of New York Sire Stakes competition with the $156,200 Lew Barasch Trot for two-year-old colts and geldings....read on

The Unreal Experience Of 'Nirvana'

September 13, 2018:

With nearly 36,000 lifetime drives, Trevor Henry has sat behind his share of talented horses including a number of O'Brien Award winners and those owned by members of his racing-rich family. But when asked about his all-time favourite, it's neither an O'Brien winner nor a family horse. It's Nirvana Seelster....read on

Major Leaguer Nabs New Speed Badge

September 13, 2018:

Major Leaguer overcame an early deficit to go the mile of his life in the $16,000 Winners-Over pacing feature at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon....read on

In Secret Savours Class Relief

September 13, 2018:

The Deweycheatumnhowe gelding In Secret, glad to be away from the likes of Homicide Hunter, Guardian Angel AS, and Marion Marauder and in the $18,000 featured trot on Thursday at Harrah’s Philadelphia, showed his appreciation by taking a new mark of 1:52.3....read on

Mohawk Park To Host Owners' Seminar

September 13, 2018:

Owning a racehorse has never been easier and Woodbine Entertainment will continue to hold the door open by offering a New Owners Seminar this Saturday at Mohawk Park....read on

Reid On Kendall Seelster Stepping Up

September 13, 2018:

“If [we] were to go into one of these races (against aged mares), I’d want it to be the one she’s going into right now. They’re good mares, but you just need some racing luck. She’ll hold her own, it’s just how well she holds her own will be my concern.”...read on

Byars To Make Pocono Appearance

September 13, 2018:

The 2018 Breeders Crown is quickly approaching, and more events have been added to the schedule at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Update On Exhibition Park Draw Dates

September 13, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that the draw date for a pair of upcoming live cards at Exhibition Park Raceway has been switched....read on

Foiled Again To Mohawk In Late Dec.

September 13, 2018:

It has been announced that the incomparable Foiled Again will be making a stop at Woodbine Mohawk Park in late December for one of the final legs of his farewell tour....read on

Burke Discusses Atta Boy Dan

September 13, 2018:

He’s battling back from an injury that forces many horses to retire, but if Atta Boy Dan records a victory this Saturday (Sept. 15), he’ll achieve a round milestone....read on

Want To Be In Rein To Foiled Again?

September 13, 2018:

If you want a shot at getting into a jog cart behind Foiled Again, harness racing’s richest-ever performer, it’s best that you read on....read on

Ström Thrilled With Green Manalishi

September 13, 2018:

“He is certainly one of the absolute most interesting colts for the future and I don’t think I have had such a great prospect before. I really hope he can finish the season well and become a Hambletonian prospect next season.”...read on

Kindergarten Leg Friday At Tioga

September 13, 2018:

Tioga Downs will welcome juvenile trotters and pacers for a leg of the Kindergarten Classic this Friday (Sept. 14)....read on

Track Announces Purse Increase

September 13, 2018:

A North American Standardbred racetrack has announced that it will be boosting its purses by 10 per cent, effective Wednesday, October 3....read on

Winbak Lexington Yearling Videos Online

September 13, 2018:

Winbak Farm will proudly present its biggest Lexington consignment in 2018, and yearling videos are now available for viewing....read on

Florida Scholarship Winners Announced

September 13, 2018:

The United States Harness Writers Association’s chapter in Florida has announced the four candidates that will receive awards this year from the Allen J. Finkelson Scholarship Fund....read on

Keith To Debut At The Track On 2

September 13, 2018:

With decades of experience in harness racing to her credit, award-winning writer Melissa Keith, of Lower Onslow, Nova Scotia, is on the move to western Canada and is set to make her professional race calling debut this coming Sunday (Sept. 16) at The Track on 2....read on

Thursday Lawsuit Hearing Recap

September 13, 2018:

Trot Insider has compiled this comprehensive report from Day 4 of the proceedings in regard to the civil lawsuit that a group of Ontario Standardbred breeders has filed against the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation over the cancellation of the former Slots at Racetracks Program....read on

Fourth Sires Stakes Win For Royale Elite

September 12, 2018:

The Hudson Standardbred Stable's Royale Elite ($5.80) parlayed a pocket trip into a fourth Ontario Sires Stakes win this season, as he captured his $18,450 Grassroots event for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings on Wednesday night (Sept. 12) at Grand River Raceway....read on

Delaware (Ohio) To Simulcast Full Meet

September 12, 2018:

The Delaware (Ohio) County Fair will be simulcasting all five days of its 2018 harness racing meet....read on

Three Straight For Majestic Mistress

September 12, 2018:

Frank Chick's Majestic Mistress ($4.80, Mike Cole) improved to three-for-three locally with a 1:56.1 triumph in Wednesday evening's (Sept. 12) $17,500 Open Trot at Harrington Raceway....read on

Top 10 Jug Contenders — Final Week

September 12, 2018:

Over the past few weeks, Jay Wolf, the Little Brown Jug's publicity director, has been ranking the top 10 contenders for the 73rd edition of the pacing classic....read on

Batavia Record For Melodies Major

September 12, 2018:

Two divisions of New York Sire Stake (NYSS) two-year-old pacing colts and geldings were in western New York on Wednesday (Sept. 12) to compete for $109,000 in purses at Batavia Downs....read on

Croghan Notches 2,000th Career Win

September 12, 2018:

Three-year-old fillies were featured in $30,000 divisions of the Liberty Bell stakes series at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 12), with three divisions for trotters and two for pacers....read on

Barn Girl Rebounds, Wins Meadows Trot

September 12, 2018:

Rebounding from an uncharacteristic break, Barn Girl rolled to an easy front-end victory — her 28th over the last two seasons — in Wednesday’s (Sept. 12) $18,000 Fillies and Mares Preferred Handicap Trot at the Meadows....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

September 12, 2018:

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

Sire Stakes Finals Sunday At Red Mile

September 12, 2018:

The best of harness racing in the Bluegrass will be on display this coming Sunday afternoon (Sept. 16) at the Red Mile when the historic Lexington racetrack will host the $2 million Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS) finals....read on

Six Candidates For ‘Living Hall’ Election

September 12, 2018:

The Living Horse Hall of Fame Committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the slate of six candidates for election into the Hall of Fame....read on

Trotters In Red Shores’ Spotlight Thurs.

September 12, 2018:

The top stakes trotters in Atlantic Canada will meet this Thursday evening (Sept. 13) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park as they look to cement their position in the Island Breeders Series....read on

Red Mile Offering $10K Guaranteed Pool

September 12, 2018:

The Red Mile has announced that an ‘all stakes’ 20-Cent Pick 8 wager has been added to the track’s special Sunday afternoon (Sept. 16) card....read on

Cody James Passes

September 12, 2018:

The mainstream media has reported that 29-year-old Cody James, the son of horseman Todd James and grandson of longtime trainer Bill 'Jesse' James, passed away on Monday afternoon (Sept. 10) after succumbing to a gunshot wound....read on

Saturday Exhibition Park Card Cancelled

September 12, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that the program of live racing that had been scheduled for this Saturday (Sept. 15) at Exhibition Park Raceway has been cancelled....read on

Six-Figure Guaranteed Pool Saturday

September 12, 2018:

If you're looking to bet into a six-figure pool this weekend, one Standardbred track has announced that it will be offering a $100,000 guaranteed Pick-5 this Saturday (Sept. 15)....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

September 12, 2018:

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

Youth Foundation Seeking Partners

September 12, 2018:

Do you have a group of young people who would like to learn about harness racing and Standardbreds? 4-H, FFA, scouts, Pony Club, riding stables, schools, or other horse-loving crowds?...read on

Campbell Raves About His Closer

September 12, 2018:

“I’m really happy with the way he finishes his mile. If he’s got somebody in front of him, he’ll track them down. He never gives up, just trots right to the end.”...read on

‘Mysti’ Marvellous Once Again

September 12, 2018:

Running Aces’ Tuesday night (Sept. 11) feature was an $11,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace, which saw the top two pacing mares of the track’s season square off one last time in the final week of the facility’s 2018 meet....read on

Jack Bernard Passes

September 12, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that veteran horseman John William ‘Jack’ Bernard of Charlottetown, P.E.I. has passed away at the age of 85....read on

Right Place At The Right Time

September 12, 2018:

With more than 3,000 career victories and three driving titles at Hippodrome 3R, National Driving Championship finalist Stephane Brosseau clearly has made his mark on standardbred racing in his home province of Quebec. But the 49-year-old is also his own toughest critic....read on

Wednesday's Lawsuit Hearing Recap

September 12, 2018:

Trot Insider compiled this comprehensive report from Day 3 of the proceedings in regard to 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....read on

Pocono Grand Slam For Kakaley

September 11, 2018:

Driver Matt Kakaley won four races on the Tuesday, Sept. 11 card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, including two of the three $15,000 featured events, one on the trot and two on the pace – with both pacers getting their first victories of the year....read on

Six Pack Prominent In Sire Stakes

September 11, 2018:

Yonkers Trot winner Six Pack returned to the scene of his handiwork Tuesday (Sept. 11) and dominated a division of Yonkers Raceway’s $172,000 New York Sire Stakes Milt Taylor Trot for three-year-old colts and geldings....read on

Measuredperfection Pops In Indiana

September 11, 2018:

Measuredperfection measured off her competition to pull a slight upset and capture the featured event of the evening, the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Final for two-year-old trotting fillies, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Tuesday (Sept. 11)....read on

Century Farroh Soars In Grassroots

September 11, 2018:

Mach Three colt Century Farroh circled to the front as the odds-on favourite past the half and progressed to a one-and-a-half length victory in the second of three divisions of the Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Grassroots for two-year-old colt pacers on Tuesday (Sept. 11) and won in 1:53.2....read on

Dancer Hall Waltzes In Preferred

September 11, 2018:

Dancer Hall flexed his muscles to win the $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Tuesday (Sept. 11)....read on

Windy Corner Claims Keystone Classic

September 11, 2018:

Pennsylvania champion Windy Corner showed no signs of resting on her laurels in her division of the Keystone Classic at the Meadows on Tuesday (Sept. 11)....read on

'Delight' Patiently Wins Plainridge Feature

September 11, 2018:

After watching several in the field take their best shot early, Shesjustadelight N made her move and took control late in progress to winning the $15,000 Fillies and Mares Winners-Over Pace at Plainridge Park on Tuesday (Sept. 11) over a rain-soaked track....read on

$2 Million In Stakes At Mohawk Saturday

September 11, 2018:

Over $2 million in purses will be up for grabs on a stakes-filled program this Saturday (Sept. 15) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on


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