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Info On Hambo Future Wager Pool No. 3

July 4, 2019:

The future wager on the 94th edition of the Hambletonian at the Meadowlands Racetrack will open its third pool Friday (July 5) at 11 a.m....read on

Saratoga Series Finals Contested

July 4, 2019:

Pan Street USA, by No Pan Intended, was the fastest winner among the four series finals contested during the Wednesday (July 3) program of live racing at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Verlik Discusses Alberta Optimism

July 4, 2019:

“The atmosphere is good and there is a lot of optimism. There is confidence in the industry right now… This is a critical year for us to show that things are turning around. Good things are going on."...read on

‘Big M’ Sees Increased June Wagering

July 4, 2019:

Expectations are normally low at the Meadowlands Racetrack during the month of June, as other tracks’ major events historically draw some interest – and handle – away from the mile oval. Although, this year was different, as June saw a huge increase in play over the previous year....read on

Marseille Cracks ‘Road To The Hambletonian’ Week 7 Rankings

July 4, 2019:

After his recent upset victory over Greenshoe in the $500,000 final of the Earl Beal Jr. Memorial, Marseille has cracked the Top 10 in Week 7 of Ken Warkentin's ‘Road to the Hambletonian.’...read on

Fiftydallarbill Gaining Respect

July 4, 2019:

“He’s starting to make people pay attention to him a little bit. He’s had a couple pretty big races, so people are giving him more respect, more attention, than when he was just in Indiana. When you trot in 1:50.2, you get a little more press.”...read on

Canadians Rule Ohio Sires Stakes

July 4, 2019:

The Canadian-based partnership of trainer Jason McGinnis and drivers James and Anthony MacDonald teamed up to capture three of five $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes contests for two-year-old trotting fillies on Wednesday evening (July 3) at Northfield Park....read on

Grand Swan Remains Undefeated

July 4, 2019:

Grand Swan continued her winning ways at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino after she captured the featured event of the evening, the first division of the $46,500 Indiana Sires Stakes for three-year-old trotting fillies, on Wednesday (July 3)....read on

Bright Eyes M Strikes Gold Again

July 3, 2019:

Menhammar Stuteri AB's Bright Eyes M ($3.70) claimed her second Ontario Sires Stakes Gold victory of the season on Wednesday (July 3) at Grand River Raceway, posting a resounding 1:55.4 victory in her $73,066 event for three-year-old trotting fillies....read on

Burn Em Up Burr Best At Inverness

July 3, 2019:

Heather Hawkins's Burn Em Up Burr ($5.20) kept a sustained first-over bid from Modern Best at bay to take Wednesday night's (July 3) $1,150 winners-over pace at Inverness Raceway in 1:59.4....read on

American Amateurs On Top In Italy

July 3, 2019:

After two days on the beach under wispy clouds and 90-degree (Fahrenheit) heat, the United States' amateur driving team scooted off to the Padovanella Hippodromo in Padova, Italy, for the first leg of their friendship competition against a team of Italian amateurs on Wednesday (July 3)....read on

Buffalo Record To Fashion Hill

July 3, 2019:

Fashion Hill took advantage of an unusual circumstance, and it ended up helping her shatter the Buffalo Raceway two-year-old filly pacing track record with a 1:55.3 victory in the first $54,000 division of the New York Sire Stakes on Wednesday night (July 3)....read on

'Groovy' Equals Meadows Stakes Record

July 3, 2019:

First-time starter Captain Groovy quarter-poled to the front and was unstoppable from there, pacing to victory in a stakes-record 1:52 in Wednesday’s (July 3) $60,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series event at The Meadows....read on

Fast Miles At York, Pa. Fair

July 3, 2019:

The 2019 Pennsylvania fair circuit’s records on both the trot and the pace were rewritten during two days of racing at the York fairgrounds on Tuesday (July 2) and Wednesday (July 3)....read on

Fast Frosh Take Centre Stage In Philly

July 3, 2019:

Two-year-old pacers were in the spotlight on Wednesday (July 3) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, with four $13,000 events carded for the side-wheeling freshmen....read on

MSOA Announces Scholarship Winners

July 3, 2019:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 Collegiate Scholarships....read on

Grand River Training Closure Announced

July 3, 2019:

Trot Insider has been informed that the track at Grand River Raceway will be closed for training this Saturday (July 6)....read on

EIA Positive, Quarantine In Alberta

July 3, 2019:

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced that a case of Equine Infectious Anemia has been detected in Alberta’s St. Paul County....read on

Juslikeaqueen Reigns At Running Aces

July 3, 2019:

Running Aces featured a $16,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace during its live program on Tuesday (July 2)....read on

Watch And Wager Partners With Running Aces Again

July 3, 2019:

For the second year in a row, Watch and Wager has partnered with Running Aces as promotional sponsor for the track’s signature event of the season, the $50,000 Dan Patch Free-For-All Pace....read on

Saturday ‘Big M’ Baby Race Info

July 3, 2019:

Horsepeople should take note that this Saturday’s edition (July 6) of the Fashion Farms-sponsored ‘Breakfast With The Babies’ qualifying races at the Meadowlands Racetrack will begin at 9:00 a.m....read on

Freddie Has His Work Cut Out For Him

July 3, 2019:

Freddie will have to overcome the outside post if he wants to notch a win Thursday evening (July 4) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park. Although it’s not an ideal starting spot, the Majestic Son gelding has got the job done from the disadvantaged starting spot in the past....read on

Takter Discusses Captain Crunch

July 3, 2019:

Christina Takter, who is a co-owner of Captain Crunch, erupted with joy when the colt won the Pepsi North America Cup last month. “We were yelling so much I thought the roof was going to lift from the house,” said Takter, who is hoping the bay can put in another strong performance in this Saturday’s Meadowlands Pace eliminations....read on

“Let’s Talk Horses” Info Meeting Set

July 3, 2019:

Trot Insider has received information regarding the Let’s Talk Horses program on Prince Edward Island, which is striving to bring people closer to horses and the sport of Standardbred racing....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

July 3, 2019:

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

PA All-Stars To Pocono Saturday

July 3, 2019:

Trainers of some quality three-year-old colt trotters will have an idea about the future route of their charges after they contest three $30,000 divisions of a Pennsylvania All-Stars stop at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Saturday evening (July 6)....read on

Tioga Hosting NYSS Fillies Thursday

July 3, 2019:

Tioga Downs will welcome four divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies on Thursday (July 4)....read on

AGCO: Protect Horses In Warm Weather

July 3, 2019:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario recently issued a warm weather alert, as temperatures in the province spiked heading into the month of July. Official veterinarians and racing officials at all racetracks have been asked to remind all participants to take the necessary steps to protect the horse in warm weather conditions....read on

Faces Of Racing: Maxime Dubuc

July 3, 2019:

“For those that would like to know more about the horse racing industry, I tell them to go for it. It’s a great sport with superb passion.”...read on

Willyorwonthe Wins Georgian Preferred

July 2, 2019:

Trainer-driver William Megens swooped first over with his homebred Angus Hall gelding Willyorwonthe rounding the final turn to win the $11,500 Preferred 2 Trot on Tuesday, July 2 at Georgian Downs....read on

Got Power Strong On Debut

July 2, 2019:

Overcoming a break when leading around the first turn, Got Power kept course and strolled to a 1:57.4 victory as the odds-on favourite in a $15,000 Two-Year-Old Filly Pace on Tuesday, July 2 at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

'Noudidnt' Totally Does At Summerside

July 2, 2019:

On top at every call in the Preferred Pace, Noudidnt Blue Chip wired the field on a rescheduled card Tuesday, July 2 at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Eclipse Me N Matches World Record

July 2, 2019:

Eclipse Me N equaled the world record for older pacing mares on a five-eighths-mile track when she won the $17,500 featured distaff pace in 1:48.2 during the Tuesday, July 2 card at the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Sherry Lyns Lady Quick At The Meadows

July 2, 2019:

Sherry Lyns Lady quarter-poled to the front and won easily in 1:56—fastest this year by a freshman filly trotter on a five-eighths-mile track—in the $190,900 Pennsylvania Sires Stakes (PASS) on Tuesday, July 2 at The Meadows....read on

MacDonald's Love For Goshen

July 2, 2019:

“Hall of Fame weekend is great. They always have a great atmosphere [at Goshen] … What really makes it great is that the grandstand is packed. Everybody likes working in front of a packed house.”...read on

Racetrack Chaplaincy Golf Tourney Info

July 2, 2019:

Trot Insider has received some details regarding the Standardbred Race Track Chaplaincy of Canada’s annual golf tournament, which will be held at Granite Ridge Golf Course on Wednesday, September 11....read on

No ‘Post Time’ Show This Thursday

July 2, 2019:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have announced that there will be no live broadcast this Thursday (July 4) due to the 4th of July holiday....read on

Special ‘Post Time’ Show Coming Up

July 2, 2019:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have announced that there will be a special edition of the show broadcast this coming Sunday night (July 7) from the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame in Goshen, NY....read on

Newcomers In Week 6 Of S-Bred Poll

July 2, 2019:

There are no changes in the top four positions in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll, but two newcomers have joined the Top 10....read on

Meadowlands Pace Attracts 15

July 2, 2019:

The Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace has attracted 15 entrants, which will result in a pair of $50,000 elimination races being contested this Saturday (July 6)....read on

Juvenile NYSS Fillies To Buffalo Wed.

July 2, 2019:

The New York Sire Stakes continues to march through Buffalo Raceway, as two-year-old pacing fillies will get the opportunity to strut their stuff in a pair of $54,000 divisions on Wednesday night (July 3)....read on

Vernon Thursdays Set To Kick Off

July 2, 2019:

Officials with Vernon Downs have announced that the Fourth of July will commence Thursday racing at the seven-eighths-mile track....read on

McCarthy Oversees Rookie Speed

July 2, 2019:

Driver Andrew McCarthy was the prime producer of two-year-old speed during the qualifying session that took place Tuesday morning (July 2) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Down Under Import Debuts At Mohawk

July 2, 2019:

An import from Down Under recorded his first-ever charted mile over a North American raceway on Tuesday (July 2) during the morning qualifying session at Woodbine Mohawk Park. The import was an impressive winner and helped highlight a docket that also featured five baby races....read on

Solid Monday Numbers For Yonkers

July 2, 2019:

The first of the month brought out investors, with Yonkers Raceway’s Monday night reaching the doorstep of seven figures....read on

Run Director Triumphs In Preferred

July 1, 2019:

The summer weather has helped many horses produced new lifetime marks, and that was the case for O’Brien Award winner Run Director who rallied to a 1:51.2 score in Monday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Faves Rule In Grand River Preferreds

July 1, 2019:

The betting public was bang on when it came to picking winners in Monday’s Preferred tilts at Grand River Raceway....read on

Five For Gray At Plainridge

July 1, 2019:

Plainridge top driver Shawn Gray has been on a roll of late after Mitchell Cushing tied him for the dash driving lead over a week ago. Since then he's opened up a six-win gap and on Monday afternoon he put an exclamation mark on it with five more wins, including victories in the day’s top two classes at Plainridge Park....read on

Pocono Main Event To High Noon

July 1, 2019:

The Majestic Son gelding High Blue took a new mark of 1:54.2 at age nine as he was a winner in the $14,000 claiming handicap trotting feature on the Monday twilight card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Caviart Giulia Nabs Stakes Score

July 1, 2019:

Unperturbed when her cover broke stride down the backside, first-time starter Caviart Guilia calmly continued her pursuit and captured a division of Monday’s $60,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series at The Meadows....read on


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