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Sophomores Break Maidens At Pocono

June 22, 2020:

A pair of well-bred three-year-old maidens made their 2020 pari-mutuel debuts on Monday (June 22) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and each hit the wire first in their respective assignments....read on

NYSS Trotters At Vernon Wednesday

June 22, 2020:

Vernon Downs will play host to a pair of divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for trotting colts and geldings this Wednesday (June 24)....read on

Hiawatha Switches Post Time

June 22, 2020:

Trot Insider has been informed that officials at Sarnia's Hiawatha Horse Park have made the decision to make a significant change to post time at the track....read on

'Babies' Continue To Prep At Gaitway

June 22, 2020:

Eight qualifying races for two-year-olds were conducted on Monday (June 22) at Gaitway Farm in New Jersey. After the babies were done flashing their stuff, one of the continent's top ranked 'glamour boys' put in some work over the one-mile New Jersey course....read on

ASHA Yearling Sale Deadline June 30

June 22, 2020:

The deadline for entries to the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association's 2020 ASHA Yearling Sale at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino is quickly approaching....read on

Northfield Cancels Monday Card

June 22, 2020:

It has been announced that MGM Northfield Park has been forced to cancel its program of live racing and full-card simulcasting that was scheduled for today (Monday, June 22)....read on

New Brunswick Race Date Clarification

June 22, 2020:

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick have clarified that the 2020 harness racing schedule for Exhibition Park Raceway does not include a date on Wednesday, July 1....read on

Richard Ready For 3R Return

June 22, 2020:

As the majority of provinces across the country have returned to the racetrack, Quebec is one of the last provinces to resume harness racing activity amid the COVID-19 outbreak....read on

Watch Magical Acres Qualifiers Tuesday

June 22, 2020:

Horsepeople and racing fans are being reminded that Magical Acres is set to host a 21-dash qualifying session on Tuesday, June 23, and organizers are planning on streaming the session live....read on

'The Beach' Arrives On Amazon Prime

June 22, 2020:

In exciting news for the harness racing world, Clerisy Entertainment documentary Somebeachsomewhere: Horse of a Lifetime about the legendary stallion Somebeachsomewhere, often referred to as the “Wayne Gretzky of harness racing,” is now available globally outside of Canada on Amazon Prime Video....read on

Flying Isa N Takes Rideau Feature

June 21, 2020:

Ripping off a helmet, Flying Isa N kicked to a 1:56.2 victory in the $9,200 Preferred Trot at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday (June 21), giving trainer Yves Tessier one of his three wins on the card....read on

Fly Beyond Best In Preferred

June 21, 2020:

Off a pocket ride, Fly Beyond shot to the lead in the stretch to take the $11,500 Preferred 2 Trot at Georgian Downs on Sunday (June 21)....read on

Bordogna Sets 'Aces' Track Record

June 21, 2020:

The Sunday afternoon (June 21) program at Running Aces was highlighted by a sensational mile from the talented trotter Bordogna who dazzled the crowd with a dominant performance from gate-to-wire....read on

Track On 2 Conducts First Full Card

June 21, 2020:

After its first attempt at a full card was washed out by strong thunderstorms, The Track on 2 returned to complete its first full card of racing on Sunday (June 21)....read on

'Backstreet' Best In Roll With Joe

June 21, 2020:

Backstreet Shadow ($10.00) turned in a solid bounce-back effort in the $164,000 Roll With Joe on Sunday (June 21) at Tioga Downs, evading nine rivals — including Bettors Wish — for a coast-to-cost 1:49 score in the Southern Tier's premier pacing event....read on

Wagering Remains Strong At Clinton

June 21, 2020:

While it wasn't the Father's Day that race fans have come to love at Clinton Raceway, it didn't stop them from wagering on Sunday's (June 21) 10-race card at the Huron County oval....read on

Alluneedisfaith N Delivers At Philly

June 21, 2020:

Alluneedisfaith N ($4.60) patiently rode along in the pocket before pouncing at head-stretch and dueling down Love Me Some Lou for a 1:50.2 victory in the opening day (Sunday, June 21) feature at Harrah's Philadelphia, a $14,400 top-level conditioned pace....read on

Prospect Winners Cap Hat Tricks

June 21, 2020:

Sunday afternoon's (June 21) first-round Ontario Prospect Series events for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings at Dresden Raceway saw Dreaming Out Loud and Big Sir extend their win streaks to three in their respective $7,100 divisions....read on

Racing Returns To Yonkers Monday

June 21, 2020:

Live harness racing will return to Yonkers Raceway on Monday (June 22), with 64 trotters and pacers set to compete on an eight-race program beginning at 7:05 p.m....read on

Delaware Stakes On Tap Monday

June 21, 2020:

The second week of the 2020 Harrington Raceway meet will feature nine divisions of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) action for three-year-olds as they complete the first of two $20,000 preliminary legs....read on

Buckeye Series Wraps First Leg

June 21, 2020:

The first leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series is complete after racing at MGM Northfield Park on June 20....read on

The Mare With The Golden Eggs

June 21, 2020:

"When things like this happen it really makes you stop and think about things, we didn't really need another mare...we were just in a situation where the opportunity is there and look how it turned out. She has brought a lot of joy and excitement to the farm and to the family."...read on

SC Rewind: Happy Father's Day

June 21, 2020:

This week's edition of Rewind is all about the theme of Father's Day, celebrated each year on the third Sunday of June — which happens to be today....read on

Meadowlands Handle Tops $4 Million

June 21, 2020:

The Meadowlands faithful were given plenty of opportunity, and they took advantage by betting with both hands throughout Saturday night’s (June 20) 18-race program....read on

Tattoo Artist Rolls At Mohawk

June 20, 2020:

Pepsi North America Cup eligible Tattoo Artist delivered another statement victory on Saturday (June 20) at Woodbine Mohawk Park, stopping the clock in a career-best 1:49.3....read on

Pickaway County Fair To Be Livestreamed

June 20, 2020:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association (OHHA) and the Ohio Colt Racing Association will carry streaming coverage of harness racing from the Pickaway County Fair, Sunday (June 21)....read on

Iluvtomakemoney Lands Large Upset

June 20, 2020:

Iluvtomakemoney put some nice bank into his faithful follower's pockets paying a $48.20 stunner in Buffalo Raceway's $12,000 Class AA-Open Handicap Pace on Saturday night (June 20)....read on

Racing Underway At Running Aces

June 20, 2020:

The 2020 live racing season at Running Aces got underway on Saturday (June 20) with a sold-out crowd and strong wagering....read on

MacPherson Narrows On Milestone

June 20, 2020:

Screen Test put forth a dominating performance as he captured the Saturday night (June 20) $3,200 Preferred Pace at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park and moved driver Corey MacPherson closer to a career milestone....read on

Prospect Series Kicks Off

June 20, 2020:

The first ever divisions of the Prospect Series were contested as part of Hanover Raceway's Saturday (June 20) afternoon card....read on

Northside Repeat For Runaway Mystery

June 20, 2020:

After winning his first start in Cape Breton a week ago, Runaway Mystery showed that effort was no fluke after a step up in class on Saturday at Northside Downs that also resulted in victory....read on

Third Time's The Charm For 'Ideal Art'

June 20, 2020:

After back-to-back runner-up finishes to start the season, Woodmere Ideal Art was finally able to vanquish his foes in the featured Winners Over Pace on Saturday (June 20) at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

Buter Red-Hot As Pocono Reopens

June 20, 2020:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono got its “2020 Meet 2.0” underway on Saturday afternoon after a 103-day delay because of the health restrictions....read on

Our Third Rock Springs Meadows Upset

June 20, 2020:

Our Third Rock bore down on Stride Of Pride in the lane, passed him in the shadow of the wire and pulled off the 24-1 upset in Saturday’s feature at The Meadows....read on

London Selected Sale Goes Virtual

June 20, 2020:

In a release issued on Saturday, June 20, the London Selected Yearling Sale announced that the 2020 edition of the sale would be conducted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic....read on

First Draw At Hippodrome 3R On Monday

June 20, 2020:

Hippodrome 3R will conduct its first draw of the 2020 harness racing season on Monday (June 22) for the special opening day program on Wednesday, June 24....read on

Yonkers Raceway Open To All

June 20, 2020:

The Standardbred Owners Association of New York is pleased to announce that the MGM Yonkers, Inc. Racing Operations Rider to the MGM Resorts International Seven-Point Safety Plan” (the “Rider”) has been amended to eliminate the requirement that participants shipping in to Yonkers present a valid positive COVID-19 antibody test in order to gain access to the Yonkers paddock....read on

Tall Dark Stranger Shines Bright

June 20, 2020:

Many of the notable qualifiers that typically happen this time of year come from harness racing's two-year-olds as they make their first or second outings of the season. But last year's two-year-old divisional champion Tall Dark Stranger wasn't shy about showing he's back and ready to rumble after his second test of the season....read on

Rookies Impress At The Meadowlands

June 20, 2020:

Breakfast With The Babies officially kicked off for the 2020 harness racing on Saturday (June 20) at The Meadowlands with a double-digit delivery of two-year-old qualifiers....read on

Win A John Deere Toolbox!

June 20, 2020:

With spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, it’s time for regular seasonal repairs around farms and training centres....read on

Boys Battle At Mohawk Saturday

June 20, 2020:

After 13 dashes for two-year-old fillies were contested on Friday at Woodbine Mohawk Park, the Saturday session offered 11 dashes for the boys on a gorgeous summer morning with returning qualifiers showing the most speed among the sessions....read on

Manchego Staves Off Atlanta

June 20, 2020:

In a much-anticipated showdown with archrival Atlanta in the $40,000 first round of the Miss Versatility series headlined the Friday night (June 19) marathon 18-race card at The Meadowlands, Black Horse Racing's Manchego ($2.60) proved a determined 1:50 winner in a scintillating stretch duel....read on

Boadicea Bounces Back At Mohawk

June 19, 2020:

Following a narrow defeat last week, Charles and Gordon Lawrence's Boadicea ($4.90) unleashed a powerful head-stretch kick and proved a 1:50.4 winner in Friday night's (June 19) $32,000 Fillies and Mares Preferred Handicap Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Well Did Wires Truro's Best

June 19, 2020:

After being forced to give futile chase to Distinctiv Rusty in the first two featured events of the Truro Raceway season, Well Did ($3.60) took the short route to a 1:56.1 win in Friday's (June 19) $1,675 top-level pacing feature at the Bible Hill oval....read on

Another Round For Lets Get Pickled

June 19, 2020:

Dianna Secord's Lets Get Pickled ($3.90) notched his second consecutive win in Friday's (July 19) $8,400 conditioned pacing feature at Grand River Raceway, and once again underwent a difficult journey en route to victory....read on

Atlantic Record For Daisy River

June 19, 2020:

She may not have done it in the featured event, but Friday evening (June 19) cemented Daisy River’s status as an Atlantic Canadian great at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

'Flying' Into The Record Books

June 19, 2020:

“It means everything to me. It is an amazing accomplishment, not for me but for her. It’s really unheard of for a horse to win 100 races; that’s a lot of trips to the winner's circle.”...read on

Jacks Legend N Sold

June 19, 2020:

Open class pacer Jacks Legend N fetched a six-figure price after being sold in an online auction that concluded on Friday (June 19)....read on

Last Three Seeks Prospect Success

June 19, 2020:

The Prospect Series arrives at Dresden Raceway on Sunday, June 21 with two $7,100 divisions for Ontario Sired three-year-old pacing colts....read on

Red Shores Top Pacers Take On Avatar J

June 19, 2020:

Avatar J found the winner’s circle last week in the Saturday evening top class at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park, but he may have a larger task ahead of him this time....read on


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