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Standardbred Canada Office Closure

August 2, 2019:

Please be aware that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed on Monday, August 5 in observance of the Civic Holiday....read on

Notice Regarding Woodstock Results

August 2, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that the results from Friday's card of harness racing at Connell Park in Woodstock, N.B. will be delayed....read on

'Angel' Responds To Patient Approach

August 2, 2019:

“We didn’t really race him that much last year. We said we were going to take it easy and hopefully he could step up this year.”...read on

New Challenge For Czar Seelster Sunday

August 2, 2019:

The sophomore takes on the veteran on Sunday afternoon at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Invite Pacers To Clash At Red Shores

August 2, 2019:

A pair of red-hot win streaks collide in the top pace of the Saturday evening (August 3) card at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Starr Reflects On Long Career At Yonkers

August 2, 2019:

Monday evening at Yonkers Raceway, Steve Starr gathered in the winner’s circle with about 30 of the track’s drivers, horsepeople, officials, and even the outrider. The group came together in recognition of Starr’s 47-year career at the track, which ended Monday as Starr announced his retirement....read on

Major Nemesis Fast, No Longer Furious

August 2, 2019:

“He said to me, ‘This is the fastest horse I ever sat behind. If you get him, you’ll figure him out.’ I didn’t think it would take me a year to figure him out, although he’s more than paid for himself. He’s a wonderful horse to work with.”...read on

OLG Launches Horsepeople Survey

August 2, 2019:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, in partnership with horse racing industry groups and associations, is leading a comprehensive study to quantify the economic impact of the Ontario horse racing sector....read on

HHYF Participants To Compete On Hambo Day

August 2, 2019:

The field has been set for Harness Horse Youth Foundation’s “invitational” exhibition to be held Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Jimmy Freight Jets At Mohawk

August 2, 2019:

O'Brien Award winner Jimmy Freight made an appearance at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday morning (August 2), and the millionaire pacer looked impeccable....read on

Live Streaming For Hambletonian Day Card

August 2, 2019:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will provide free live high-definition streaming of the entire Hambletonian Day card on Saturday, August 3....read on

Love A Good Story Still Undefeated

August 1, 2019:

Love A Good Story remained unbeaten after winning Thursday’s $53,000 first division of the New York Sire Stakes for freshman trotting fillies at Vernon Downs....read on

Pure Ivory, Define The World Kick Off

August 1, 2019:

Two-year-old trotters found themselves in the spotlight Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park, as the Campbellville, Ont. oval hosted opening round action of the Define The World Series and the Pure Ivory Series....read on

Freddie Takes Charlottetown's Top Trot

August 1, 2019:

On the heels of three consecutive runner-up performances, Freddie found his way to victory lane thanks to a front-stepping score in Thursday’s $2,250 Open Trot at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Canada's Hambletonian Hopeful

August 1, 2019:

“You need to be in the race to have a chance. He’s a good horse, he’s healthy and he’s followed the program. He’s faced those kinds of horses before and he’s been competitive...I have a good feeling (about Saturday).”...read on

Ray Gemmill Passes

August 1, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned long-time horseman Raymond O. Gemmill of Surrey, BC passed away suddenly on July 31 after a brief illness....read on

Freshman Fillies Head To Inverness

August 1, 2019:

Two Atlantic Sires Stakes divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies will square off Sunday at Inverness Raceway, with purses of $9,780 for each division....read on

Philly Feature To All Champy

August 1, 2019:

All Champy, who usually uses off-the-pace tactics, and driver Dexter Dunn adjusted well to a speed-favouring bias at Harrah’s Philadelphia, ranging up to the lead off the first turn and going on to a 1:54.1 triumph in the $18,000 “Trottin’ Thursday” feature at the southeastern Pennsylvania oval....read on

Plainridge Double For 'Honeybadger'

August 1, 2019:

Last week Little Honeybadger wired the field and won in a lifetime mark. This week, it was Deja Vu all over again as the mare went gate to wire in her fastest lifetime clocking in the $10,000 feature conditioned pace at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon....read on

Campbell Discusses Cantab Fashion

August 1, 2019:

“It’s going to be an interesting day. There are a lot of good trotters out there. I guess it’s all going to depend how everything sets up.”...read on

Engblom High On Hambo Duo

August 1, 2019:

“I try to do what we always did here, taking it easy and don’t step too much out of the line. We try to follow the routine and do what we always do. Hopefully the program we put together for the horses will have them peak at the right time.”...read on

Johansson Discusses Dont Letem

August 1, 2019:

“He’s fast. I don’t know if he’s as fast as Greenshoe, but we’ll see. If he can just behave, he can be right there. And he’s strong, too… he’s got all the tools. It’s just all the puzzle pieces need to be put together in the right spot Saturday.”...read on

Box Reminder From Tioga

August 1, 2019:

Officials from Tioga Downs would like to remind horsepeople of when the box will be closing for upcoming stakes....read on

Hambletonian Broadcast Overview

August 1, 2019:

CBS Sports Network will present a 90-minute telecast of the $1-million Hambletonian, live from the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Saturday (August 3), from 4 to 5:30 p.m. (EDT)....read on

Juvenile Pacing Fillies To Clash Sunday

August 1, 2019:

This coming Sunday night (August 4), The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono will host the second preliminary round of Pennsylvania-sired stakes competition for two-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Hambo Program Wagering Overview

August 1, 2019:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have released an overview of some of the wagering opportunities that will be available during this Saturday’s (August 3) Hambletonian Day program at the East Rutherford, New Jersey raceway....read on

Fourth Hambo Future Wager Pool Open

August 1, 2019:

The final Future Wager on the 94th edition of the Hambletonian at the Meadowlands Racetrack will open its fourth and final pool opened on Thursday (August 1) at 11:00 a.m....read on

The Birth Of ‘Cool’

August 1, 2019:

When owner Jules Siegel gets ready to watch his horses race at the Meadowlands Racetrack, he can often be found pacing the track’s apron, isolated from friends and fans, walking his nerves off. One day as Siegel went through this routine, a man approached him and asked what he was doing....read on

Prix D’Ete Just Around The Corner

August 1, 2019:

The Quebec Jockey club has issued a reminder that of the four-year-old pacers that have been kept eligible to this year’s Prix d’Ete at Hippodrome 3R, only the top eight money-winners of 2019 will participate in the final....read on

Leblanc Leads Fantasy Stable

August 1, 2019:

With summer stakes underway and a major weekend of harness racing coming up this Saturday at The Meadowlands, the 2019 TROT Magazine Fantasy Stable leadership lies in the hands of PEI’s Brett Leblanc....read on

Industry Ambassadors Announced

August 1, 2019:

Natalie Elliott, Cameron Lago and Lee-Anne Moffat have been selected as the three Industry Ambassadors to represent Equine Guelph as liaisons and advocates for the horse racing industry during a two-year pilot project....read on

Watch The Hambletonian At Mohawk

August 1, 2019:

Fans and horseplayers in the Milton and surrounding area can head out to Woodbine Mohawk Park this Saturday (August 3) to watch and wager on the Hambletonian, which will be simulcast from the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Honouring A Fallen Officer In August

August 1, 2019:

The photo of beautiful 10-year-old grey gelding Grimsby was selected as the cover photo for the 2019 Heart of Harness Racing calendar, and is the feature photo for August....read on

Win Old Home Week Event Passes!

August 1, 2019:

Standardbred Canada has partnered with Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park to give away four Full Event Passes to Old Home Week along with a Gold Cup & Saucer souvenir package for the August Monthly MVP Prize Draw!...read on

Frosh Fillies Contest Indiana Stakes

August 1, 2019:

Freshman pacing fillies were the featured attraction at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday (July 31) in four $36,000 divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes action....read on

Zabielskis Shine At 'The Spa'

August 1, 2019:

In a harness racing rarity, both Paul Zabielski and his daughter Lisa notched a pair of training wins each on the Wednesday night (July 31) program at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Preferred Action At Grand River

July 31, 2019:

Twenty Three Red posted a major upset in the top distaff pace on Wednesday (July 31) at Grand River Raceway, while veteran Whiskey Tax lived up to favoured billing in the night's top trotting event....read on

Musical Rhythm Sidelined With Injury

July 31, 2019:

Losing a productive horse like Musical Rhythm would be a severe blow for many horsemen....read on

Fast Sophomores In Clearfield (Pa.)

July 31, 2019:

The Tuesday and Wednesday cards at the Clearfield (Pa.) County Fair were devoted to Pennsylvania Fair Sire Stakes racing for three-year-olds. Pacers produced three sub-2:00 miles on the Wednesday card – with the fastest coming in an unlikely circumstance....read on

Clouser, Morrill Sweep Batavia Features

July 31, 2019:

It was a total team effort in the top-tier races at Batavia Downs on Wednesday (July 31) as horses trained by Jim Clouser Jr., driven by Jim Morrill Jr., and owned by Burke Racing and Weaver Bruscemi won both fillies and mares Opens in coast-to-coast fashion....read on

Portuondo To Woodbine TB Broadcast

July 31, 2019:

Woodbine Entertainment has announced that long time sportscaster and horse racing personality Jason Portuondo has joined the Thoroughbred simulcast show at Woodbine Racetrack as co-host with commentator Jeff Bratt....read on

Industry Day Celebration Preview

July 31, 2019:

A race card worth over half a million dollars and a forecast of sunny skies will deliver one of the hottest afternoons in Canadian harness racing during Grand River Raceway’s 29th Industry Day celebration on Monday (Aug. 5)....read on

Beeler Connects With Longshots

July 31, 2019:

On Wednesday afternoon (July 31) at Monticello Raceway, driver Patrick Beeler teamed up with a pair of winners sent off at odds of 30-1 or longer on the 10-race program....read on

'Demon,' Tetrick Sharp At Philly

July 31, 2019:

Demon Onthe Hill trotted to a new mark of 1:54.3 in the $16,000 featured event on Wednesday (July 31) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

London Approves Wonderland Rezoning

July 31, 2019:

On Tuesday evening (July 30), London City Council voted 9-4 in favour of a rezoning measure that allows Gateway Casinos and Entertainment to proceed in its plans to build the $75 million ‘Starlight Casino’ on Wonderland Road....read on

Navigating A Trip To The Hambo

July 31, 2019:

“As an owner, this is our race. Everybody wants to be in the Hambletonian. Having a horse that’s good enough, it may never happen again. But I’m enjoying the ride.”...read on

Longshot Looking To Rock The Hambo

July 31, 2019:

“He is a longshot for the race, but we’re going to give him a chance. We think we’ve got him sharp and ready. Basically, we need a lot of luck and hopefully he puts his best foot forward.”...read on

Another Hambo Upset For Svanstedt?

July 31, 2019:

“It’s tough to be (in the Hambletonian). Everything must be a hundred per cent perfect that day. When all the horses are on the same level, it can be the post position and the horse must be a hundred per cent that day. Everything must be good.”...read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

July 31, 2019:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have released a preview of the upcoming edition of the show....read on

‘Tango’ Looking To Hit A Triple

July 31, 2019:

After having posted mild upsets in the Charlottetown Driving Park’s last two Open Trots, Majian Tango will have the target on his back for his third attempt, which will come Thursday evening (August 1) at the CDP....read on


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