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Atlantic Dream Stable Contest Announced

June 19, 2020:

You pick the horses; they’ll do the rest. That is the mantra of an exciting new piece of the 2020 racing season being presented by the P.E.I. Standardbred Breeders Association....read on

AGCO Issues Warm Weather Alert

June 19, 2020:

The health and welfare of the horse is of paramount concern to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and to members of the racing community....read on

Do Your Business Fast With eShop!

June 19, 2020:

Due to the high volume of inquiries and member business, Standardbred Canada’s response time for transactions done over the phone may be delayed by 24 - 48 hours....read on

Saying So Long To Skippy

June 19, 2020:

A celebration of retirement will be held on Saturday (June 20) at Exhibition Park Raceway for aged pacing horse Skippy....read on

Red Shores Presents Future Stars

June 19, 2020:

Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park will feature the Future Stars of Racing on Monday, June 29 at 6:00 p.m....read on

Running Aces Set For Opening Weekend

June 19, 2020:

The harness racing season is set to get underway in Minnesota as Running Aces opens its thirteenth season on Saturday (June 20)....read on

Maritime Stakes Schedule Revised

June 19, 2020:

Representatives from the Maritime Harness Racing Industry Associations, along with the Atlantic Sires Stakes program, have jointly announced that the 2020 Maritime Stakes schedule has been revised in light of the COVID-19 pandemic....read on

Roy To Drive At Clinton Sunday

June 19, 2020:

As Clinton Raceway prepares for its second week of live (spectator-free) harness racing in the 2020 season, they will also welcome 2019 Driver of the Year, Louis-Philippe Roy back to the Huron County Oval....read on

Grand Circuit To Meadowlands, Tioga

June 19, 2020:

This week’s Grand Circuit schedule opens on Friday (June 19) at The Meadowlands with the $40,000 opening leg of the Miss Versatility for trotting mares, featuring another battle between Atlanta and Manchego....read on

Stars Out Sunday At Tioga

June 19, 2020:

Tioga Downs will host a huge Grand Circuit stakes card on the evening of Sunday, July 21 with first post of 4:00 p.m....read on

Tioga, Vernon Help Feed Communities

June 19, 2020:

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to adversely affect our lives, Tioga Downs & Vernon Downs have been active in their respective districts by putting food on the table for local families in need....read on

Rookie Fillies Flood Mohawk Friday

June 19, 2020:

A baker's dozen of baby races were conducted on Friday (June 19) at Woodbine Mohawk Park with two-year-old filly pacers and trotters on-track for lessons and conditioning in advance of what their connections hope will be a successful season....read on

'Indictable' Untouchable Again

June 19, 2020:

After an impressive debut performance at Woodbine Mohawk Park on June 8, Indictable Hanover returned to the Campbellville, Ontario oval and blew away the competition one again....read on

Gagnon’s Troops Triple Up

June 18, 2020:

Guy Gagnon had his crew firing on all cylinders Thursday evening at Rideau Carleton Raceway by virtue of a three-win performance on the 10-race card....read on

Summer Mixed Sale In Limbo

June 18, 2020:

Tattersalls Sales Co. announced today that the date for its annual Summer Mixed Sale at the Meadowlands will be announced "as soon as we get clearance from the state of New Jersey," according to sales manager David Reid....read on

Red Shores Feature To Dreamfair Zenfire

June 18, 2020:

The ‘King’ of Island racing has shown he has a pair of queens in the Fillies and Mares Open class as the Winsloe driver again won the Thursday night feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Racing Returns To 'The Spa'

June 18, 2020:

Thursday afternoon (June 18) marked the return of racing at Saratoga Casino Hotel, as the track hosted a 13-dash program on a beautiful day in the 'Spa City.'...read on

Summerside Back Racing June 26

June 18, 2020:

Red Shores, The Prince County Horsemen’s Club, along with the City of Summerside, is pleased to announce the return of harness racing, with limited spectators, to Red Shores Summerside on Friday, June 26....read on

COSA TV To Cover 'Baby Races' Again

June 18, 2020:

Another full slate of 'baby races' are scheduled for this Friday and Saturday morning at Woodbine Mohawk Park, and COSA TV will provide enhanced coverage both days....read on

Darling On His Saturday 'Prospects'

June 18, 2020:

The inaugural Prospect Series will kick off this Saturday (June 20) at Hanover Raceway with three divisions for Ontario-sired three-year-old pacing fillies. Trainer Jack Darling will have two of his fillies in action in the dashes, and he has taken the time to discuss them in advance of their weekend assignments....read on

Howard's New Book Available For Purchase

June 18, 2020:

It has been announced that Victoria Howard's new book about a Standardbred that went from the racetrack to the police ranks is now available for purchase....read on

Races For Hambo Eligibles Sponsored

June 18, 2020:

In the wake of the stakes scheduling havoc wreaked by the COVID-19 shutdown in the sport, the road to the 2020 Hambletonian has turned into more of a 'guideline.'...read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace (Week 2)

June 18, 2020:

On Thursday, June 18, the Meadowlands Racetrack released the second installment of the 'Road to the Meadowlands Pace.'...read on

Thirty-Six 'Big M' Races This Weekend

June 18, 2020:

Horsepeople sent up a signal. They needed some help. Management at the Meadowlands Racetrack answered the call....read on

Shartin N Preps At Harrah's Philadelphia

June 18, 2020:

Shartin N stuck to her recent off-the-pace tactics in a Thursday morning (June 18) qualifier at Harrah’s Philadelphia, but she still devastated her field....read on

Hanover Extends Training Sessions

June 18, 2020:

Hanover Raceway has announced three additional training dates for ship-ins....read on

CDP Clashes Set For Friday

June 18, 2020:

In what has been a common theme thus far this season, Marc Campbell's stable will send out a powerful duo in the featured event Friday evening (June 19) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

SOANY Statement On 'Positive Antibody' Situation

June 18, 2020:

On Thursday, June 18, the Standardbred Owners Association of New York issued a statement in regard to the 'positive antibody' issue it has with Yonkers Raceway....read on

Batavia Stall Apps Available Online

June 18, 2020:

Horsepeople wishing to race at Batavia Downs for the upcoming 2020 summer/fall meet should note that stall applications are now available on the track’s website....read on

Tracking The NA Cup Eligibles

June 18, 2020:

As stakes season looms and three-year-old pacers continue to emerge, Trot Insider will track the contenders and eligibles as they prepare for the 2020 Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Babies, O'Brien Winners Qualify

June 18, 2020:

Two-year-old trotting colts and geldings commanded the spotlight during Woodbine Mohawk Park's Thursday, June 18 qualifying session, as the first five races on the 11-dash card were devoted to the youngsters. The back half of the program featured a pair of O'Brien Award winners, Alicorn and Marion Marauder....read on

$30K Hoosier High-5 Guarantee Thur.

June 17, 2020:

With a carryover in excess of $8,000, Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $30,000 guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool for Thursday (June 18) in partnership with the United States Trotting Association Strategic Wagering program and the Indiana Standardbred Association....read on

Silverlode Strikes Gold

June 17, 2020:

The California-bred Silverlode ($14.80) struck gold in her Grand River Raceway debut, narrowly prevailing in Wednesday night's (June 17) featured $11,500 Preferred 2 Trot....read on

Ladies' Night At Buffalo

June 17, 2020:

Gias Surreal (John Cummings Jr.) posted her first victory of the 2020 campaign with a 1-1/2 length win over Protect Blue Chip in Buffalo Raceway's $11,500 Fillies and Mares Open Pace on Wednesday night (June 17)....read on

Purpose Blue Chip Cruises At Vernon

June 17, 2020:

Purpose Blue Chip ($2.10) won the $4,800 trotting feature on Wednesday (June 17) at Vernon Downs....read on

'Racing Night Live' Seizes The Moment

June 17, 2020:

"We had an opportunity, and we lived up to that opportunity to show racing to new sports fans in a way that was top-level."...read on

Photo Bomber Takes Harrington Debut

June 17, 2020:

Frank Canzone and Ronald Sabatini's Photo Bomber ($4.40) made his Harrington Raceway debut a winning one Wednesday with a 1:58.4 triumph in Wednesday's (June 17) featured $10,000 Open Trot....read on

McIntosh, Moore Discuss Youngsters

June 17, 2020:

A pair of Canada's most esteemed trainers took to the COSA TV airwaves on Wednesday (June 17) to discuss how some of their two-year-olds are preparing to commence their racing careers....read on

Cherry Peep, Wilder Star At The Meadows

June 17, 2020:

Cherry Peep 'quarter-poled' to the top and was untouchable from there, as she went on to score an easy victory in a $10,800 conditioned trot, which was the Wednesday (June 17) feature at the Meadows....read on

Mullinax Sharp In Pocono 'Baby Races'

June 17, 2020:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono held a qualifying session on Wednesday (June 17), and a trio of 'baby races' kicked off the docket. The fastest of the two-year-old winners was the American Ideal colt Mullinax. The youngster is out of Up Front Kellie Jo, who reached millionaire status in her career, and did it the hard way....read on

Harrah's Philadelphia Returns Sunday

June 17, 2020:

Harrah's Philadelphia will welcome live pari-mutuel Standardbred racing back to its facility this coming Sunday afternoon (June 21), as the trotters and pacers will be back in action at the five-eighths-mile oval....read on

The Road To The Hambletonian (Week 3)

June 17, 2020:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has released Week 3 of Ken Warkentin's Road to the Hambletonian, and Real Cool Sam has retained the No. 1 spot yet again....read on

Horsepeople Applaud The MHHA

June 17, 2020:

Since March 12, when live racing was halted at Monticello Raceway due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the horsepeople have been without purse cheques....read on

Update On Racing In BC

June 17, 2020:

On Tuesday, June 17, Harness Racing BC President Randy Rutledge offered a brief update in regard to Standardbred racing in British Columbia....read on

Northside Cancels Upcoming Race Date

June 17, 2020:

Officials with Northside Downs have informed Trot Insider that the track has cancelled a race date that was scheduled to be conducted at the raceway in the coming weeks....read on

Schneiders Set For Running Aces Debut

June 17, 2020:

Quentin and Kimberley Schneider are ready to make their Running Aces debuts this coming weekend, and the track has profiled the pair for those that have yet to catch up with them on social media....read on

Fans Can Return To Northfield On Friday

June 17, 2020:

MGM Northfield Park is pleased to announce the official reopening of wagering on live and simulcast horse racing on Friday, June 19 at 11:30 a.m....read on

Update: No Fans At 'Big M' Evening Cards

June 17, 2020:

The Meadowlands Racetrack regrets to announce that the number of reservations taken did not meet the minimum required to set up dining on the west deck for the track's Friday and Saturday night cards of live racing....read on

Arc Light Looking For More

June 17, 2020:

The best mares racing on Canada's eastern seaboard will hook up again this Thursday evening (June 18) in the featured event at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

The Return Of Ricky May

June 17, 2020:

On January 2, at Omakau in southern New Zealand, veteran Standardbred horseman Ricky May was on the lead during the Central Otago Cup. He then experienced a cardiac episode while in the sulky, crumpled in the race bike, and subsequently fell to the track. May's heart stopped for eight minutes. He was lucky that a fellow driver knew CPR and helped save his life. Now, less than six months later, May is back in action....read on


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