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Faraldo Nabs Win In NAADA Trot

June 13, 2019:

Occasionally a driver fits well behind a certain horse, and that could be said about the special relationship between Joe Faraldo and his trotter Tough Get Going....read on

Scirocco Rob Rolls At Harrah's Philly

June 13, 2019:

The Explosive Matter gelding Scirocco Rob was pointed to the front of the pack by David Miller in the $18,000 featured trot at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon, and the winner of $324,173 never looked back in a 1:53.1 victory....read on

MacNaughton To Be Honoured In Clinton

June 13, 2019:

Long-time Clinton owner/trainer Karl MacNaughton was a constant figure around the iconic red barn and paddock at the rural Ontario racetrack....read on

Tioga Hosts Stakes On Father's Day

June 13, 2019:

Tioga Downs will host three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings during Sunday’s Father’s Day card....read on

McClure To Make NA Cup Debut

June 13, 2019:

Less than two months ago, Bob McClure was wondering when he would drive again after being involved in an accident during a morning qualifying session at Woodbine Mohawk Park. On Saturday (June 15) he'll not only be active on Pepsi North America Cup night, he'll have a drive in the million-dollar main event....read on

Scratch From 2019 Armbro Flight

June 13, 2019:

The complexion of Saturday's $256,000 Armbro Flight Final has changed substantially with the scratch of one mare that will open the door for locally-based Dream Together to compete....read on

‘Osprey’ Flies Through For The Win

June 13, 2019:

Osprey Blue Chip is in the midst of her best stretch since coming to Saratoga Casino Hotel a couple of seasons ago....read on

Tony Raber Passes

June 13, 2019:

Standardbred horseman Tony L. Raber, 89, of Strasburg, Ohio, passed away on June 11, 2019, in the New Dawn Retirement Center....read on

Open Series To Continue Sunday

June 13, 2019:

The Great Northeast Open Series (GNOS) will continue this Sunday with a pair of $30,000 events: an Open Pace at Harrah’s Philadelphia in the afternoon and an Open Trot at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono at night....read on

‘Big M’ Race Announcer Workshop Info

June 13, 2019:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has released the details of an upcoming race announcer workshop that it will be holding in the near future....read on

Another $3M Handle At The ‘Big M’

June 13, 2019:

When it comes to the magic $3-million handle mark, Saturday (June 8) night at the Meadowlands was a perfect 10....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace: Week 7

June 13, 2019:

Bettors Wish has taken over the top spot in the Week 7 edition of Dave Little's ‘Road to the Meadowlands Pace.’...read on

Race Date Added To Exhibition Park Meet

June 13, 2019:

The Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has announced that it has approved a fall race date for Exhibition Park Raceway, which was recently forced to cancel its scheduled June 15 date....read on

USTA Opposes Horse Racing Bill

June 13, 2019:

On Thursday (June 13), the United States Trotting Association announced that it opposes the Horse Racing Integrity Act of 2019 (S. 1820)....read on

Exhibition Park Qualifiers Announced

June 13, 2019:

Trot Insider has been informed that a qualifying session has been approved for this coming weekend at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

Millionaire Looking To Gear Up Again

June 13, 2019:

“He’s so courageous. If they’re within his sight, he’ll mow them down. You can’t breed that. They either have it or they don’t.”...read on

Breeders Crown Charity Challenge Set

June 13, 2019:

Sports and entertainment will collide for the inaugural Breeders Crown Charity Challenge, presented by Libfeld-Katz Breeding Partnership and Woodbine Entertainment....read on

Quebec-Bred Series Starts Friday

June 13, 2019:

The new Quebec-Bred Series will get underway at the Hippodrome 3R on Friday night (June 14) with three opening-round divisions for older trotters....read on

Grand River AG Society Gives Back

June 13, 2019:

The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) recently awarded philanthropic funding and community mini grants....read on

Can Stag Party Overcome Post 10?

June 13, 2019:

"I really felt all week with a better post I'm as good as anybody. Obviously the post is going to hurt us a lot but we'll give it our best shot."...read on

American Ideal To Australia

June 13, 2019:

American Ideal, who stands at Blue Chip Farms in New York, will slightly alter his flight plans for the upcoming 2019-20 southern hemisphere breeding season....read on

Wellwood On ‘Marauder’s 2019 Debut

June 13, 2019:

“We are limiting his starts this year. He seems to like maybe a little less starts. We’ll let him tell us.”...read on

A Wish To Win The NA Cup

June 12, 2019:

Late last year, after a rookie season with $345,488 in earnings, a substantial piece of Bettors Wish was made publicly available for sale. Fast forward six months and Bettors Wish has a legitimate shot at a million-dollar purse....read on

Hat Tricks For Gray Zee, Starkewski

June 12, 2019:

Ryan Grundy's Gray Zee ($3.80) sustained an uncovered gain for nearly the entire middle half en route to a 1:53.3 win — his third straight — in Wednesday's (June 12) featured pace at Century Downs, a $7,200 optional claiming event....read on

Y A Muscle Mass Stalks, Strikes

June 12, 2019:

After angling three-wide off perfect second-over cover, Rosaire Renaud's Y A Muscle Mass ($13.50) kept a late charge from even-money favourite Azucar just at bay to take Wednesday's (June 12) featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot at Grand River Raceway....read on

Mr Vicktor Cruises In Buffalo

June 12, 2019:

Mr Vicktor and Our White Knight were both patient off the starting gate, but once they got rolling in their respective $58,000 (approx.) divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for sophomore trotting colts and geldings, it was lights out for their competition....read on

DSBF Trots Commence At Harrington

June 12, 2019:

Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund action for trotters headlined the Wednesday (June 12) program at Harrington Raceway, with four $20,000 divisions in the first of two elimination legs....read on

Bellamente Wins Beautifully At Meadows

June 12, 2019:

Bellamente seized the lead from post 7 and overpowered the field from there in capturing Wednesday’s (June 12) feature at The Meadows, an $11,800 conditioned trot....read on

Twisted Pretzel, Dobson In Spa Spotlight

June 12, 2019:

Wednesday afternoon’s (June 12) card at Saratoga Casino Hotel was dominated by the red-hot Billy Dobson, who teamed up with former Saratoga Trotter of the Year Twisted Pretzel to cap a grand slam....read on

New Marks In Philly Features

June 12, 2019:

Younger horses working their way up the condition ladder were gathered for three $14,000 divisions of feature race action at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon (June 12), with all three winners achieving lifetime marks....read on

Workin Ona NA Cup Contender

June 12, 2019:

Trainer Brian Brown dropped perhaps the bombshell of the 2019 Pepsi North America Cup Post Draw when he stated that elimination winner and morning line favourite Workin Ona Mystery was in Lexington, Ky. at that very moment receiving treatment in a hyperbaric chamber for sickness....read on

Microchip Technician In Alberta

June 12, 2019:

Standardbred Canada Identification Technician Jim Mohorich will soon be in Alberta to microchip foals....read on

Grill Favourites At The ‘Big M’

June 12, 2019:

The Meadowlands Racetrack’s themed buffet nights continue this Friday (June 14) with ‘grill favourites’ buffet just in time to kick off summer....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

June 12, 2019:

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

2019 Indiana-Sired Fair Circuit Kicks Off

June 12, 2019:

The growth of the Indiana Standardbred Breed Development Program will be on display during the 2019 Indiana Sired Fair Circuit, as large numbers of two year olds take to the track for the first time this month....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

June 12, 2019:

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

USHWA Youth Membership Info

June 12, 2019:

Do you know a young harness writer, photographer, announcer, video producer, or other contributor to coverage of the sport? Why not nominate them for USHWA Youth Membership?...read on

Greenshoe Tightens Over Pocono

June 12, 2019:

Three-year-old trotting colt Greenshoe continued his awesome 2019 performances during the Wednesday morning (June 12) qualifying session at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Tim Curtin Passes

June 12, 2019:

Driver Tim Curtin, who has been a fixture on the Illinois circuit for many years, passed away last night (Tuesday, June 11) at the age of 61....read on

McNair Vs Roy In Ben Hur Cup

June 12, 2019:

The Quebec Jockey Club has announced that this year’s Ben Hur Cup II driver challenge will be Ontario vs. Quebec, as drivers Doug McNair will take on Louis-Philippe Roy at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday, June 23....read on

Barrieau To Saint John Sports Hall

June 12, 2019:

It has been announced that Gilles Barrieau, one the most dominant drivers to ever get in the sulky in the Maritimes, will join four others in being enshrined into the Greater Saint John Sports Hall of Fame later this year....read on

Red Shores Pacers To Clash Thursday

June 12, 2019:

The competition will be brisk, but E R Quinn will look to return to his Thursday night throne after the feature event this week at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

‘Aces’ Feature To Delightfully Wild

June 12, 2019:

Running Aces featured a $14,000 Open Mares Handicap Pace on Tuesday evening (June 11) that housed a field of seven....read on

Alphonsus ‘Al’ Rideout Passes

June 12, 2019:

Trot Insider has been informed that longtime Standardbred racehorse owner and harness racing fan Alphonsus ‘Al’ Rideout, 76, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 10 after a short battle with cancer....read on

Reminder: Race-Day Vet Access To Horses

June 12, 2019:

On Wednesday (June 12), the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario issued an industry notice reminding horsepeople of the clarification regarding veterinarian access to horses on race day....read on

Crunch Time For Team Johansson

June 12, 2019:

After making a rare miscue in his 2019 Pepsi North America Cup elimination, favoured Captain Crunch faced a daunting task to qualify for the lucrative million-dollar final. With one test passed, a second stiffer assignment looms this Saturday....read on

Burke Discusses Atlanta, ‘Hannelore’

June 12, 2019:

“I was happy with (Atlanta and Hannelore Hanover); they were super sharp, and I think they both should be better this week. They’re just getting tight, both of them.”...read on

No Ordinary Man With No Ordinary Mile

June 11, 2019:

A $15,000 maiden pace highlighted the Tuesday, June 11 card at Woodbine Mohawk Park with Bettor B Going—entering off a 29-length victory at Kawartha Downs—losing to 1-5 favourite No Ordinary Man, who powered past to a blowout victory in 1:50.4....read on

Wild And Crazy Guy Grabs Preferred

June 11, 2019:

Sitting last at the three-quarter pole, race-favourite Wild And Crazy Guy swooped his competition to snag a neck victory in the $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Trot at Georgian Downs on Tuesday, June 11....read on

Summer’s First Big Show Hits Canada

June 11, 2019:

The summer of harness racing stakes action begins with the Saturday, June 15 program at Woodbine Mohawk Park, which gathers racing’s best for an evening of racing highlighted by the $1-million 2019 Pepsi North America Cup....read on


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