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Five Straight For Perlucky

January 6, 2020:

A new racing season began Monday at The Meadows, but it looked like the same old Perlucky, as he rolled to his fifth straight victory in the $18,000 Open 1 Handicap Trot....read on

The Raceway Names Award Winners

January 6, 2020:

The Raceway at Western Fair District will hold its annual awards night on Saturday, February 22 at the Carousel Room at The Raceway....read on

Armed Militia Steals Prized Stallion

January 6, 2020:

In what has to be one of the most uncommon occurrences in the horse racing industry, a prized stallion was stolen this past weekend by an armed militia....read on

Update On Ricky May

January 6, 2020:

A spokesperson for the family of Down Under harness driver Ricky May, who suffered a mid-race collapse while in the sulky last week, has provided an update on the condition of the 61-year-old horseman....read on

Dan Patch Hotel Booking Information

January 6, 2020:

Officials with the United States Harness Writers Association have released the complete details in regard to booking your visit to Florida for the upcoming Dan Patch Awards Banquet....read on

Bllack Hole To Be Honoured In Ohio

January 6, 2020:

Bllack Hole started the racing season in July after recovering from surgery, but that didn’t slow him down on his way to winning six of seven starts to become the 2019 Ohio Three-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year....read on

President’s Awards To Marean, Sorella

January 6, 2020:

It has been announced that Don Marean and Adriano Sorella have been selected for President’s Awards by the top officer of the United States Harness Racing Association....read on

Self-Serve Entry Now Available

January 6, 2020:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that effective Monday, January 6, 2020, all trainers that are SC members in good standing can have access to SC’s Self-Serve program to enter horses electronically as soon as condition sheets are made available from the race office....read on

Brennan On Yonkers Driving Title Tie

January 6, 2020:

“I just went about my business and that’s how it ended. It’s a lot of work, a lot of dedication, good clients. It means a lot.”...read on

US Harness Racing Wagering And Purses Up In 2019

January 6, 2020:

Total handle, purses, wagering per race and per betting interest in the United States all increased while the number of race days decreased slightly in 2019 compared to 2018....read on

Bercury On His Impressive 2019 Season

January 6, 2020:

New Year’s morning in Slippery Rock, southwestern Pennsylvania. The weak early light barely picks up the two figures approaching a barn. Horsenappers? Holiday revelers hung over and lost?...read on

‘Big M’s 2019 Handle A ‘Mixed Bag’

January 6, 2020:

On Monday, January 6, officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack announced that the track’s 2019 handle proved to be a ‘mixed bag.’...read on

$10K Guarnteed Pick 5 Monday At Northfield

January 5, 2020:

MGM Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $10,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee on Monday (Jan. 6)....read on

Southwind Jaden Jets At Fraser

January 5, 2020:

Taking the front early, odds-on choice Southwind Jaden led every step to win the $10,800 Open Pace at Fraser Downs on Sunday (Jan. 5)....read on

Outlaw Allie Oops Wins Sixth Straight

January 5, 2020:

Odds-on favourite Outlaw Allie Oops took control early and blew clear of her competition to win her sixth-consecutive race when taking a $6,100 conditioned claiming pace at Century Mile on Sunday (Jan. 5)....read on

News From Gateway Casinos

January 5, 2020:

It was announced over the course of the holiday season that Ontario gaming operator Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited will be combining with Leisure Acquisition Corp. in a transaction valued at roughly $1.5 billion. It was also announced that there will be a new CEO at Gateway once the deal goes firm....read on

Saying Farewell To Howdy Partner

January 5, 2020:

Veteran pacer Howdy Partner made his 310th and final career start last Tuesday, and in doing so gave his longtime owner Craig Malott one final thrill to reinforce the reason why he got back into harness racing after stepping away a number of years ago....read on

Endeavor Dashes In 'Big M' Feature

January 5, 2020:

About two months ago, the Jeff Cullipher-trained Endeavor pulled an 11-1 upset in the Nov. 10, $100,000 Potomac Invitational Pace at Maryland’s Rosecroft Raceway, defeating some tough customers such as Dealt A Winner, American History, Dorsoduro Hanover and Courtly Choice....read on

Sintra Victorious In Comeback

January 4, 2020:

Away since scratching lame seven months ago from the $157,000 Camluck Classic, Sintra returned to the track a winner in the $36,000 Preferred Handicap Pace on the opening card of the year Saturday (Jan. 4) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Fire Survivor Returns To Winner’s Circle

January 4, 2020:

Towards the tail of 2018 a fire at First Line Training Centre took the life of five horses from Mark Steacy’s barn and displaced 28 to Woodbine Mohawk Park. Since then Shawn Steacy has assumed the helm of his father’s operation and, on Saturday (Jan. 4), steered one of his stable’s survivors to victory at Flamboro Downs....read on

Granite Grand At Miami Valley

January 4, 2020:

Granite paced the fastest mile of the meet thus far when winning the $30,000 Open Handicap Pace on Saturday (Jan. 4) at Miami Valley Raceway in 1:52.4....read on

Silverhill Buddy Wins New Year's Pace

January 4, 2020:

On a muddy day with unseasonably high January temperatures, Silverhill Buddy was the only one to win on the front Saturday afternoon (Jan. 4) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Lucan Hanover Lunges To Freehold Win

January 4, 2020:

Lucan Hanover employed a different racing style on Saturday (Jan. 4) at Freehold Raceway, and it worked like a charm, as he took the featured Preferred Handicap Pace....read on

Deck Viewings Begin At Sunshine Meadows

January 4, 2020:

A great unofficial opening day was had by all who attended the Saturday morning (Jan. 4) "On The Deck" viewing of two- and three-year-old trotters and pacers in training at Sunshine Meadows Equestrian Center....read on

Wagering Up In Canada, U.S.

January 4, 2020:

Data from Standardbred Canada and the United States Trotting Association indicates that pari-mutuel wagering on harness racing posted an increase North America-wide in 2019....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1980s

January 4, 2020:

As we start off the new year, Robert Smith kicks off the new decade with the latest edition of 'Rewind.' It's the monthly feature Years Ago and this time features the decade of the 1980s....read on

Pappy Go Go Scores Again At The 'Big M'

January 4, 2020:

Maybe the classy veteran Pappy Go Go isn’t all the way back to his best just yet. But if he isn’t, he sure is close....read on

Shadow Me Themoney Cashes In

January 3, 2020:

Shadow Me Themoney, sent postward at odds of 9-1, held off his Preferred 3 rivals to complete a wire-to-wire performance in Friday night's featured pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Fraser Downs Cancels Friday Card

January 3, 2020:

Fraser Downs has been forced to cancel its Friday night card of harness racing due to a power outage....read on

'Elysium' Upsets On Opening Night

January 3, 2020:

Miami Valley Raceway rang in the New Year with a stellar Opening Night card, a large and enthusiastic live crowd of racing fans and a best-ever Opening Night handle. The only thing that didn’t cooperate was the weather as the 14 races were contested over a sloppy racetrack and through intermittent night-long rain showers....read on

Dan Patch Champions Announced

January 3, 2020:

The 2019 Dan Patch Award divisional racehorse winners were announced on Friday evening (Jan. 3) live during the Meadowlands Racetrack's broadcast....read on

Meadowlands Hosts WHHC Qualifier Jan. 11

January 3, 2020:

Next Saturday, Jan. 11 the Meadowlands hosts its first WHHC Qualifier of the new year. Four spots are up for grabs in the $400 Qualifier ($200 entry plus a $200 real-money bankroll). The format requires players to make $20 Win, Place, Show or combo WPS bets on at least ten Meadowlands races of their choice. Players can wager more than $20 a race if they desire....read on

Inukchuk Chuck Takes Freehold Feature

January 3, 2020:

Inukchuk Chuck began his 2020 season the same way he ended his 2019 campaign: with a win in the Freehold Raceway Preferred Trot. He scored in the Friday (Jan. 3) feature race by three-and-a-quarter lengths, stopping the clock in 1:58 over a "sloppy" track....read on

Sister Faces 'Brother' At Mohawk

January 3, 2020:

More than three and a half years ago the heart warming story of the Standardbred broodmare Emprize Hanover adopting an orphan colt despite having a newborn filly at her side was embraced across the globe....read on

Charlottetown Set For 2020 Opener

January 3, 2020:

The statistical clocks are reset as Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park kicks off the 2020 racing season on Saturday afternoon (Jan. 4)....read on

Cutting Hits Cali

January 3, 2020:

Jacob Cutting is one of the new faces from Alberta and is also one of the youngest at just 18 years old....read on

Woodbine Mohawk Park Returns Saturday

January 3, 2020:

The 2020 Live Racing season at Woodbine Mohawk Park is set to kick-off Saturday (Jan. 4) with an 11-race program.

The season-opener is the first of 222 cards of racing scheduled for 2020 at Mohawk Park, which has played host to live harness racing since April of 1963 and became the permanent year-round home of Woodbine Standardbreds in April of 2018....read on

Kikimora Earns Ohio Divisional Honours

January 3, 2020:

Named after a female house spirit in Slavic mythology, Kikimora is the Ohio Two-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year....read on

$25K Guaranteed Hi-5 Friday At London

January 3, 2020:

Fans of the Super Hi-5 wager at The Raceway at the Western Fair District will have another massive pool to go after on Friday night’s (Jan. 3) program....read on

HHYF, USHWA Seeking Silent Auction Items

January 3, 2020:

The HHYF and USHWA are seeking items for its Silent Auction that will be held at the Dan Patch Awards Banquet - Night of Champions on Sunday, Feb. 23, at Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. Donations of unique one-of-a-kind items, vacation packages, vintage memorabilia, themed gift baskets and/or gift certificates for industry services are just a few ideas....read on

Patrick Hayes Passes

January 3, 2020:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Newfoundland horseman Patrick Hayes has passed....read on

Handle Records For Mohawk In 2019

January 3, 2020:

The 2019 Standardbred season at Woodbine Mohawk Park produced the highest all-sources handle in the history of Woodbine Standardbreds....read on

The Turnaround Story Of 2019

January 3, 2020:

"Keith told me she was wicked fast but she couldn’t breathe properly. So we operated on her throat. Sometimes the surgery works. Sometimes it doesn’t. It sure worked this time. It helped her. It helped her a lot."...read on

Equipment Missing At Flamboro

January 3, 2020:

Trot Insider has learned that a piece of equipment is missing at Flamboro Downs....read on

Buter Remains Hot At Big M

January 2, 2020:

After 2019 saw him crack the Top 10 in the standings at the top venue in the sport, driver Tyler Buter no doubt had a resolution to win even more races at the Meadowlands during 2020....read on

Preferred Score For Wiggle It Jiggleit

January 2, 2020:

The comeback trail has turned out to be a long and winding road for Wiggle It Jiggleit, but the fan favourite found his way back to victory lane in the Thursday, January 2 Preferred Handicap at Dover Downs....read on

'Buttermilk' Powers Up Passing Lane

January 2, 2020:

The trip was sweet and the end result was even sweeter for Buttermilk Hanover in Thursday’s featured $10,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap at Flamboro Downs....read on

Miami Valley Revving Up For Return

January 2, 2020:

The seventh season of live harness racing at Miami Valley Raceway kicks off with five straight days of 14-race programs on Friday night, Jan. 3 at 6:05 p.m....read on

Dan Patch Winners Announced Fri.

January 2, 2020:

The announcement of the Dan Patch divisional racehorse winners will take place Friday (Jan. 3)....read on

Yonkers Opens 2020 Meet Monday

January 2, 2020:

Yonkers Raceway begins its 237-card 2020 season Monday night (Jan. 6)....read on


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