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Dean Bustard Passes

November 18, 2020:

Dean Bustard, former regular trainer/driver on the Maine harness racing circuit, passed at the age of 88....read on

Eight Grand Circuit Stakes On Tap

November 18, 2020:

The Grand Circuit returns to Dover Downs this Wednesday (Nov. 18) for a $35,000 elimination in the Progress Pace for three-year-old open pacers. A field off 11 will compete for eight spots in the final slated for Nov. 25....read on

'Tempus', 'Westerngal' Score At Pompano

November 18, 2020:

Fillies and mares took center stage Tuesday night (Nov. 17) at Pompano Park and, when all the stone dust settled, Tempus Seelster and Prairie Westerngal were the ones crowned the queens in their respective Open events as the track offered twin features....read on

In Secret Soars At Flamboro

November 17, 2020:

Once fed racetrack moving toward the final turn, In Secret strode clear of a tiring pacesetter to score in the $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Trot on Tuesday (Nov. 17) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Muscular Superstar Scores In Series

November 17, 2020:

The 2020 presidential election was predicted by nearly every pollster on the planet, however the Election Night Series Champion was a 25-1 longshot....read on

Fights Mounting For Fall Final Four

November 17, 2020:

Grand Circuit racing for 2020 is nearing its end along with the careers of a few competing on the stakes-laden card at the Meadowlands on Saturday (Nov. 21)....read on

Freshmen Fight In Second DSBF Leg

November 17, 2020:

The wind and dark winter ushered in four divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) for trotting juveniles, contesting their second leg of this series which will head into the $100K finals next Tuesday, Nov. 24....read on

New Stallion, New Opportunity In PEI

November 17, 2020:

The announcement of a new stallion standing in Prince Edward Island for 2021 comes with the creation of a fractional ownership group for broodmares....read on

Five For Hall At The Meadows

November 17, 2020:

Dismissed at 10-1, Marvalous Song overtook 1-9 favourite Seadog Lady at the top of the lane and drew off late to capture Tuesday’s feature at The Meadows, part of a banner day at the winter office for driver Tony Hall....read on

Stratton On Fire At Monticello

November 17, 2020:

After driver Michael Merton won four races on Monday at Monticello Raceway, Cory Stratton did one better and one worse at The Mighty M on Tuesday (Nov. 17)....read on

Strangles Info Session At Red Shores

November 17, 2020:

Red Shores will be hosting a “Strangles 101 Info Session” on Thursday, November 19 with Dr. Kathleen MacMillan as the guest speaker....read on

Little Change In Hambo/Crown Poll

November 17, 2020:

With the final major stakes weekend of 2020 on the imminent horizon, there is little change above the top of the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll and there's also little time left for horses and their connections to make up ground on the frontrunners....read on

Racing And Breeding For Cattlewash?

November 17, 2020:

The connections of world record holding pacing colt Cattlewash have already expressed their intentions of bringing the horse back to the track as a four-year-old, but that doesn't mean the speedster won't also spend some time in the breeding shed....read on

Woodbine Announces 2020 Winter Series

November 17, 2020:

Woodbine Entertainment has unveiled the lineup for its upcoming Winter Series to be raced at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

OHHA RRSP Reminder

November 17, 2020:

Horsepeople are reminded that the deadline for contributing to the Ontario Harness Horse Association’s Group RRSP is December 1, 2020....read on

Draw Day Change For 3R

November 17, 2020:

Participants in Quebec are advised that the card of harness racing slated for Sunday (Nov. 22) at Hippodrome 3R will be drawn on Tuesday (Nov. 17) instead of the usual Wednesday draw date due to a planned power outage throughout the day on Wednesday....read on

Muscles For Life Takes Pompano Open

November 17, 2020:

Muscles For Life, handled by Wally Hennessey, took top honours in Pompano Park's Open Handicap Trot on Monday (November 16) stopping the timer in 1:54.2....read on

Mrs Suhwiggins Keeps On Winning

November 16, 2020:

The winning streak is now three-in-a-row and counting for Mrs Suhwiggins who marched to an impressive triumph in Monday’s $9,000 feature at Century Mile....read on

Preferreds Highlight Card In London

November 16, 2020:

So Frisky and Reel used different tactics to take home top honours in the Preferred events which highlighted Monday’s 11-race card at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Trotters Extend Winning Streaks

November 16, 2020:

A set of photogenic trotters earned the spotlight Monday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park as Kinnder High Class and Oney Hall extended their respective winning streaks....read on

Saratoga Hosts Preferred Double Bill

November 16, 2020:

Trainer Kyle Spagnola and driver Phil Fluet won the Open Trot together for the third consecutive Monday afternoon at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Rookies Rumble In Delaware Breeders

November 16, 2020:

Three divisions of two-year-old colt and gelding pacers led off the week in the second leg of the Dover series....read on

Tequila Party Pops In Meadows Feature

November 16, 2020:

Tequila Party followed cover into the final turn, then poured it on through the lane to pull off a 7-1 mild upset in Monday’s (Nov. 16) feature at The Meadows: a $10,400 Filly & Mare Conditioned Pace....read on

Racing Remains Suspended At Dayton

November 16, 2020:

As the result of a positive COVID-19 test on an employee in its racetrack operations department, and acting out of an abundance of caution, Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway announced today that live harness racing will remain suspended....read on

Marseille To Stud

November 16, 2020:

Diamond Creek Farm and the owners of Marseille are excited to jointly announce that Marseille will be joining the stallion roster at Diamond Creek Farm in 2021....read on

Progress Pace Elimination Set

November 16, 2020:

The Progress Pace has drawn 11 competitors, scratched to 10, forcing a $35,000 elimination for the Wednesday (Nov. 18) card at Dover Downs....read on

Purdon, Rasmussen Put Racing On Hold

November 16, 2020:

Champion trainers Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen, whose All Stars Racing has become the most successful harness racing stable in New Zealand history, will be taking a step back from the sport....read on

Mohawk Training Sign Ups Available

November 16, 2020:

Woodbine Mohawk Park’s Race Office would like to inform horsepeople that sign–up for training this Wednesday (Nov. 18) at Mohawk Park opens today at 3 p.m. (EST)....read on

Winning At Life

November 16, 2020:

Whether it was winning races, drinking, drugs, or gambling, it was never quite enough to make Isaac Waxman happy - he always searched for more. Now, with the love of his wife and family, and an inspirational sponsor, Isaac is finally starting to win at life, and he couldn’t be happier...read on / continuer à lire

Mohawk Issues Update On Strangles

November 16, 2020:

Due to the current strangles outbreak at Red Shores Charlottetown, Woodbine Mohawk Park will not be accepting entries from horses based in the Maritimes until further notice....read on

Hall Of Fame Accepting 2021 Nominations

November 16, 2020:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (CHRHF) invites the public to participate in the nomination of people and horses who have made a significant contribution to Canadian Standardbred or Thoroughbred horse racing, for induction to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2021....read on

Horsemen Assist Central Ohio Charities

November 16, 2020:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association (OHHA) scheduled Charity Night for 2020 was cancelled due to COVID-19, but that did not stop the OHHA from assisting 20 charities in Central Ohio with donations totaling over $31,000....read on

Pompano Hosts Opening Night Card

November 16, 2020:

With Tropical Storm Eta all gone, Pompano Park finally opened their 2020-2021 season on Sunday night with a very competitive 13 race pari-mutuel program....read on

Leonidas A Pulls Off Potomac Upset

November 16, 2020:

Leonidas A, a 15-1 longshot driven by Austin Siegelman, came charging down the stretch Sunday evening (Nov. 15) past 1-5 favourite Bettors Wish to win the fifth edition of the $100,000 Potomac Pace Invitational from Rosecroft Raceway....read on

Jay Eye Em Coasts At Flamboro

November 16, 2020:

Once on the lead, Jay Eye Em never looked back and strolled to a 1:55.2 win in the $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace on Sunday (Nov. 15) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Night Stick Scores On Century Mile Opener

November 16, 2020:

Rolling from off cover, Night Stick stormed to the finish to take the $9,000 featured pace on the opening night card at Century Mile on Sunday (Nov. 15)....read on

Rideau Preferreds To Ace Bi, Vegas Rocks

November 15, 2020:

A pair of $9,200 Preferred events topped the 10-race card at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday (Nov. 15)....read on

Oak Grove Mini Series Opens

November 15, 2020:

The inaugural Mini Series Finals for Kentucky Sire Stakes or Fair eligible trotting three-year-olds were held at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel Sunday (Nov. 15)....read on

Mr Ds Rock Wins Gridiron Final

November 15, 2020:

Mr Ds Rock won his fifth-consecutive race when he captured the $18,000 Gridiron Series Final on Sunday (Nov. 15) at MGM Northfield Park....read on

Increased Measures At Flamboro

November 15, 2020:

On Sunday (Nov. 15) Flamboro Downs issued an update regarding the Ontario government’s announcement that placed the region of Hamilton in the province's red COVID-19 control zone....read on

Racing To Resume At Dayton

November 15, 2020:

Hollywood Dayton Raceway is pleased to announce that it will resume live racing on Monday (Nov. 16) with a 1:30 p.m. (EST) post time....read on

'Ozzi' Repeats At Harrah's Philadelphia

November 15, 2020:

After his 1:48.4 statement a week ago, Southwind Ozzi ($3.20) delivered a similarly decisive score in Sunday's (Nov. 15) feature at Harrah's Philadelphia, an $11,600 high-level conditioned pace....read on

The Rev Cruises At Red Shores

November 15, 2020:

The Rev and a motionless Gilles Barrieau disposed of all comers in the Sunday afternoon (Nov. 15) Preferred Pace at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Sir Chopin Orchestrates H3R Upset

November 15, 2020:

Owner, trainer and driver Carol Voyer celebrated his 58th birthday with a 12-1 upset in the co-featured Preferred Trot on Sunday (Nov. 15) at Hippodrome 3R with Sir Chopin ($26.30)....read on

Four In A Row For Intended Royalty

November 15, 2020:

Fresh off a clean sweep in the Nova Scotia Governor's Cup Series at Northside Downs, Randy and Edward Copley's Intended Royalty ($2.60) invaded Truro Raceway on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 15) and delivered a decisive 1:56.4 score — his fourth consecutive win — in the $2,000 featured pace....read on

Sandbetweenurtoes Retired

November 15, 2020:

Trot Insider has learned that distaff pacer Sandbetweenurtoes has been retired from racing and will enter the broodmare stage of her career this winter....read on

Free Pompano Programs Through Nov.

November 15, 2020:

As a special welcome to racing fans, Pompano Park will offer free racing programs during the month of November....read on

Western Fair Statement On Strangles

November 15, 2020:

Due to the current strangles outbreak at Red Shores Charlottetown, The Raceway at the Western Fair District will prohibit entries from horses based in the Maritimes that do not show their most recent race in Ontario, effective immediately....read on

Patience Pays Off With Enavant

November 15, 2020:

When Enavant shipped from Ontario to Guy Corbeil's farm north of Montréal last year, he had another name and another destiny....read on

Meadows Mon. Pick-5 Guaranteed At $7.5K

November 15, 2020:

The pool for Monday’s (Nov. 16) Pick-5 at The Meadows, which begins in race eight, will be guaranteed at $7,500....read on


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