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Zero Movement On Standardbred Poll

November 20, 2018:

There has been zero movement on the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll for the third consecutive week....read on

Jamieson To Down Under Conference

November 20, 2018:

Harness Racing Australia Chairman Michael Taranto has unveiled the full program for HRA’s inaugural National Conference, which will take place on Friday, December 14 at Flemington Racecourse....read on

Randy Tieman Passes, Arrangements Set

November 20, 2018:

Visitation and a celebration of life will be held this Friday (Nov. 23) in Lancaster, Ont. for longtime sportscaster Randy Tieman, a horse racing fan who often put the sport in the spotlight during his career of more than three decades in Montreal television....read on

Six Pack, Tactical Landing To TVG

November 20, 2018:

This coming Saturday night (Nov. 24), the Meadowlands Racetrack will host the final Grand Circuit races of its 2018 season. The finals for both the TVG Championship and ‘Freshman Fall Final Four’ will be contested during a program that will boast nearly $3 million in purses....read on

Zingale Is Loving The Ride

November 20, 2018:

“I love problem horses. I enjoy the ones that make you think hard and try out of the box, new ideas.”...read on

Bill Gale Passes

November 19, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Famer William 'Bill' Gale passed away on Monday, November 19 at the age of 70....read on

B Yoyo Tops Monday Mohawk Trots

November 19, 2018:

B Yoyo topped a talented group of trotters on Monday night (November 19) at Woodbine Mohawk Park as he marched across the wire three lengths to the good for Canada's leading driver and trainer....read on

Cushing Has The Hot Hands At Plainridge

November 19, 2018:

There is no hotter set of hands currently racing in New England than those of Mitchell Cushing and he continued to pile on numbers to his career-year by winning five more races at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon (Nov. 19)....read on

Hidden Potential Prevails In Preferred

November 19, 2018:

Hidden Potential rallied three-wide off cover turning for home and swept by the front-runners in deep stretch to close out Monday night's harness racing program with a victory in the $9,000 Preferred 3 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

'Team Teague' Sweeps Delaware Leg

November 19, 2018:

On a very nice November night, Montrell Teague drove first leg winner Keepmywiglegametyt (Mr Wiggles-Airtight) gate-to-wire in 1:56 over runner-up Jet Bags Jim in an early non-wagering Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund Stakes elimination on Monday at Dover Downs....read on

Wind Of The North Strong In Preferred

November 19, 2018:

Wind Of The North survived a :27.3 opening quarter in the slop and went on to collect his 14th win of the season during The Meadows’ $20,000 Preferred Handicap Trot on Monday (Nov. 19)....read on

New York Breeders To Honour Jacobs

November 19, 2018:

The Harness Horse Breeders of New York State (HHBNYS) has announced that longtime Standardbred owner Ken Jacobs will receive the 2018 Bruce Hamilton Memorial Medal....read on

Raffle For Foiled Again Warm Up

November 19, 2018:

It has been announced that a lucky raffle winner will have the chance to warm up the great Foiled Again next month....read on

Dustin Fundraiser Tonight

November 19, 2018:

Racing participants from both Woodbine Mohawk Park and The Raceway at Western Fair District are stepping up in support of Kristy Dustin this evening....read on

Big Night For Deters

November 19, 2018:

Pompano Park's ‘Send It In’ Sunday (Nov. 18) featured several stakes events, an upset win in the Open Handicap Pace, and Florida Hall of Fame horseman Mike Deters achieving two milestones....read on

No ‘Post Time’ Show This Week

November 19, 2018:

There will not be a live episode of ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ this week due to the observation of U.S. Thanksgiving....read on

Harness Museum’s Annual Holiday Concert

November 19, 2018:

Great music and fun are traditions of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame’s annual Holiday Concert....read on

Hervey/Smallsreed Entries Due Today

November 19, 2018:

The best of harness racing journalism in 2018 will be honoured with the 57th edition of the John Hervey Awards for writing, the 35th edition of the Broadcasters Award, and the 19th edition of the George Smallsreed Awards for photography....read on

Vets To Discuss Out-Of-Comp. Testing

November 19, 2018:

A panel of practicing racetrack veterinarians will present their thoughts on out-of-competition testing at an upcoming monthly meeting....read on

Manitoba Honours Province’s Best

November 19, 2018:

The Manitoba Standardbred industry took some time this past Saturday night (Nov. 17) to honour some of its top horses and horsepeople for their 2018 campaigns of racing....read on

Robin, HRBC Part Ways

November 19, 2018:

In an item that flew under the radar to many in the industry, it was recently communicated that Carla Robin, the executive director of Harness Racing BC, is no longer with the organization....read on

Toot Toot Scoots In Flamboro Preferred

November 19, 2018:

Even-money favourite Toot Toot N took his competition wire to wire when winning the $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs in 1:52.4 on Sunday, Nov. 18 at Flamboro Downs....read on

Ghirardelli Lindy Upsets Rideau Preferred

November 19, 2018:

Off as the longest shot on the board at 12-1, Ghirardelli Lindy slid past fading pacesetter Talbotcreek Suzie and pocket-sitter Raising Richard to win the $8,100 Preferred Handicap Trot at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday, Nov. 18....read on

Extreme Velocity Passes

November 18, 2018:

The 1997 Breeders Crown Aged Mare Pace winner, Extreme Velocity passed away on Friday, Nov. 16 at Ruddick Stables in Scipio, IN where she was living out her retirement from racing and breeding....read on

Fraser Hosts Vinnell Memorial Elims

November 18, 2018:

Aged pacers contested in two $10,000 eliminations for the Jim Vinnell Memorial on the Sunday, Nov. 18 program at Fraser Downs....read on

Icy Blue Scooter Heating Up

November 18, 2018:

After winning by 3-3/4 lengths in his return to Calgary last week, Icy Blue Scooter ($4.20) looked every bit the part of the even-money favourite in an encore score in Sunday's (Nov. 18) $9,000 Open Handicap Pace at Century Downs....read on

'Whipless' Racing Begins At 3R

November 18, 2018:

Hippodrome 3R featured the first race program without the use of whips on Sunday (Nov. 18), and all 11 races went without a hitch. The experiment of 'whipless' racing will also take place next Sunday (Nov. 25), which is closing day for the 2018 season....read on

'Molly', Sock It Away Extend Streaks

November 18, 2018:

Dustlanemissmolly and her driver have one thing in common: they do their best work on the front end. They showed it Saturday afternoon (Nov. 17) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Nogreatmischief Repeats In Nova Scotia

November 18, 2018:

After campaigning exclusively on Prince Edward Island from the beginning of his career until last week, Walter Cheverie and Brian Thompson's Nogreatmischief ($6.60) earned his second win in as many starts in Nova Scotia, wearing down Woodmere Ideal Art in Sunday's (Nov. 18) $1,675 pacing feature at Truro Raceway....read on

Jack Vernon Wins Yonkers Feature

November 18, 2018:

Dan Dube does not discriminate. He and Jack Vernon ($8.40) went the distance Sunday afternoon (Nov. 18), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $54,800 Open Handicap Trot. The previous evening, Dube and Gokudo Hanover wired their foes in the week’s marquee pace....read on

Batavia Holiday Draw Schedule

November 18, 2018:

Horsepeople racing at Batavia Downs should take note of the revised draw schedule for the upcoming Thanksgiving week....read on

Jukich To BC Sports Hall Of Fame

November 18, 2018:

Dan Jukich, longtime voice of British Columbian horse racing, will be among the newest inductees into the BC Sports Hall of Fame....read on

Meadows Announces Claiming Series

November 18, 2018:

The holidays will be merrier at The Meadows this year, as the track will offer six series for $10,000 and $20,000 claimers, each with two preliminary legs and a final....read on

It Was A Very Good Year

November 18, 2018:

When a horse wins both the Little Brown Jug and the Meadowlands Pace, you know it was definitely his year....read on

'Gokudo' Goes Distance At Yonkers

November 18, 2018:

Taking the top early, Gokudo Hanover got the victory in the $44,000 Open Handicap Pace at Yonkers Raceway on Saturday, Nov. 17....read on

Pocono Caps 2018 Season

November 18, 2018:

With Saturday, Nov. 18 being the final racing program of the 2018 season, The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono presented the remainder of its year-end honours....read on

McWicked Blazes Through The Cold

November 18, 2018:

The current leader in the race for Horse of the Year, McWicked lived up to his name in a big way Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Meadowlands, scorching the mile oval in 1:47.3 in taking the $20,000 Preferred Handicap for pacers....read on

'Easy Lover' Repeats In Preferred

November 17, 2018:

Catapulting off a fast pace, Easy Lover Hanover launched to a half-length victory in the $34,000 Preferred Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday, Nov. 17 for his second consecutive score....read on

The Joy Luck Club Cashes At Flamboro

November 17, 2018:

Swooping to the lead heading to the final turn, The Joy Luck Club scooted to a two-length victory in the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs on Saturday, Nov. 17....read on

Artful Way Whips Saratoga Open

November 17, 2018:

Saratoga's Pacer of the Year in 2016 and 2017, Artful Way continues his campaign for local year-end honours as he claimed victory in the $20,000 Open Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Saturday, Nov. 17....read on

Offenberg Bolts To Billings Win

November 17, 2018:

Dave Offenberg got his venerable trotter Fiji up in the final strides to collar Winwood Scout and driver Bob Davis and win the $12,000 Billings East Regional Final on Saturday, Nov. 17 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Windsong Leo One Of Six For Palone

November 17, 2018:

Windsong Leo sprinted to the early lead and then withstood two challenges late to collect his 17th victory this year — and help Dave Palone to a six-bagger — in the $18,000 Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows on Saturday, Nov. 17....read on

Lucky McTrucky Downs Rivals At Batavia

November 17, 2018:

Lucky McTrucky parked out all comers before driving home a winner in the $11,000 Open Handicap pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Saturday, Nov. 17....read on

Exit Smiling Smashes Super Final

November 17, 2018:

Exit Smiling overpowered his competition as the 3-5 favourite and strolled to a 1:54 career mile in the $75,000 Alberta Sires Stakes Three-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Super Final on the Challenge of Champions program at Century Downs on Saturday, Nov. 17....read on

Three Straight For Southwind Ricardo

November 17, 2018:

Southwind Ricardo made a statement in the final card of 2018 at Northside Downs with a punishing performance in the track's top class on Saturday (November 17)....read on

No Easy Task For 3R Feature Faves

November 17, 2018:

For the first time in Quebec harness racing history, Hippodrome 3R will feature “whipless” racing and the drivers have their work cut out for them in both the co-feature trot and pace as they are very competitive events....read on

Berazzled Tops Blooded Horse Fall Sale

November 17, 2018:

The 71st Annual Fall Blooded Horse Sale, held November 13-15, at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio, was topped by former Ohio Two-Year-Old Pacer of the Year Berazzled and boasted the highest average in the history of its fall edition....read on

SC Rewind: The Connaught Cup

November 17, 2018:

In this week's edition of 'Rewind,' Robert Smith looks back at a once rather famous race that was part of the annual calendar of events for top class pacers....read on

Churchill, Keeneland Get Harness License

November 17, 2018:

WKY Development, LLC –- a joint venture between Churchill Downs Incorporated and Keeneland Association Inc. -– was awarded a racing license Friday (November 16) by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission....read on

Lady Shadow Retired

November 17, 2018:

Reports indicate that three-time O'Brien Award winner Lady Shadow has been retired from racing and will begin her broodmare career....read on


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