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Prospect Series Leg Draws This Morning

June 24, 2020:

Trainers are being reminded that the first Prospect Series draw for three-year-old trotting colts at Georgian Downs will be taking place this morning (Wednesday, June 24). The entry box will be closing at 10:00 a.m....read on

$10K Guaranteed Pick 5 Wednesday At Hoosier

June 23, 2020:

With a carry-over in excess of $2,500, Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-5 pool for Wednesday (June 24)....read on

Mark Austin Eligibles Released

June 23, 2020:

Dresden Raceway has released the list of eligibles for the Mark Austin Pacing Series, which is set to begin on Sunday (June 28)....read on

GP Dreamin Strolls In Mohawk Feature

June 23, 2020:

Off the odds-on favourite, GP Dreamin secured the front early and held firm through the finish to take the co-featured event on the Tuesday (June 23) card at Woodbine Mohawk Park, a $17,000 fillies & mares conditioned trot....read on

Trident Seelster Scores Large Upset

June 23, 2020:

As the longest shot on the board, Trident Seelster returned a triple-digit win figure when landing a head in front at the finish of the $8,500 Horses & Geldings Preferred 3 Pace on Tuesday (June 23) at Georgian Downs....read on

Kelly Collects Three At Century

June 23, 2020:

David Kelly had the hot barn on Tuesday (June 23) at Century Downs, sending three of his trainees to the winner’s circle on the nine-race card....read on

Wiseman Upsets; Keep On Rocking Wins

June 23, 2020:

Pat Berry and Chris Scicluna traveled from their east-coast base to Running Aces Casino & Racetrack on Tuesday (June 23), where they made their presence known with wins including the $10,000 Open Handicap Pace, which they captured with Keep On Rocking A....read on

Powell Doubles In DSBF

June 23, 2020:

Trainer Sheldon Powell won two of three $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund’s first leg for three-year-old pacing fillies on Tuesday (June 23) at Harrington Raceway....read on

Norman Discusses Major Occasion

June 23, 2020:

The lucrative weekly features return to Yonkers Raceway on June 23 as the filly and mare open headlines the Tuesday night program. Major Occasion is the 9-5 morning line favourite in the $33,000 feature after drawing Post 4 off of an impressive mile last time out at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Youngsters Break Maidens At Pocono

June 23, 2020:

Two-year-olds participated in pari-mutuel races during the Tuesday, June 23 program at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Magical Acres Awash In 'Baby Races'

June 23, 2020:

Magical Acres hosted a 21-race qualifying session on Tuesday (June 23), and the first 16 dashes on the docket featured aspiring two-year-olds of both genders and gaits....read on

An Equine Love Story

June 23, 2020:

Talented equine artist Michelle Hogan first met iron-tough pacer Conrad Seelster when she was in her early 20s and he was a grizzled racetrack veteran with eight years of racing under his harness. Eighteen years later, they are still together, and Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society graduate 'Conrad' is a beloved member of Michelle’s family....read on

Juveniles Qualify At Harrah's Philly

June 23, 2020:

The start of the stakes season for two-year-olds is swiftly approaching, and thus some talented juveniles were out for preparatory action at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Tuesday morning (June 23)....read on

2020 WHHC Cancelled

June 23, 2020:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty many players had about travelling to the Meadowlands Racetrack, the 2020 World Harness Handicapping Championship has been cancelled....read on

Reminder: Capsaicin Is Prohibited

June 23, 2020:

On Tuesday, June 23, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency issued a reminder to veterinarians and horsepeople in the nation's racing industry that capsaicin is a prohibited substance in Canadian racing....read on

Post Time Changes At The CDP

June 23, 2020:

Trot Insider has been informed that there will be a post time change that will affect 17 upcoming race dates at Red Shores' Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Genois Back For H3R Meet

June 23, 2020:

“I am just very happy that racing has returned in Quebec. It will be different going on the track to drive without any race fans. At H3R the fans are usually right on the fence, watching and cheering, and they usually get a lot of fans to the races. Now it will be very quiet until race fans are allowed to attend again.”...read on

Tuesday Mohawk Qualifiers In The Books

June 23, 2020:

The connections of 38 Standardbreds entered their charges to contest Woodbine Mohawk Park's Tuesday, June 23 qualifying session, and thus a compact, six-race docket was conducted over a 'fast' track at the Campbellville, Ont. raceway....read on

Preferred Repeat For Kenny Joe

June 22, 2020:

Kenny Joe was a winner in the $8,500 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers at Grand River Raceway last Monday evening, and he was just as effective in the same class during Monday evening’s 10-race card....read on

Night Watchman Impressive Again

June 22, 2020:

Not even a break in stride behind the starting gate could keep Night Watchman from finding his way to victory lane for the second straight start....read on

Merton Magic Show At Tioga

June 22, 2020:

Driver Mike Merton had a profitable Monday at the office thanks to a five-win performance at Tioga Downs....read on

Bearcat Josi In A Shocker

June 22, 2020:

The betting public barely had Bearcat Josi on its radar in Monday’s $9,000 Fillies & Mares Open at Century Downs, and the mare was clearly offended by the pari-mutuel snub....read on

Glamour Boys Battle At Harrington

June 22, 2020:

Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund action for three-year-old male pacers commenced on the Monday Harrington Raceway program with two $20,000 divisions competing in the opening leg....read on

Meadows Open To Major Nemesis

June 22, 2020:

Hung on the rim for more than one-half mile, Major Nemesis nevertheless put away the formidable Windsong Leo late to spring a 14-1 upset in Monday’s $17,900 Open Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Sophomores Break Maidens At Pocono

June 22, 2020:

A pair of well-bred three-year-old maidens made their 2020 pari-mutuel debuts on Monday (June 22) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and each hit the wire first in their respective assignments....read on

NYSS Trotters At Vernon Wednesday

June 22, 2020:

Vernon Downs will play host to a pair of divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for trotting colts and geldings this Wednesday (June 24)....read on

Hiawatha Switches Post Time

June 22, 2020:

Trot Insider has been informed that officials at Sarnia's Hiawatha Horse Park have made the decision to make a significant change to post time at the track....read on

'Babies' Continue To Prep At Gaitway

June 22, 2020:

Eight qualifying races for two-year-olds were conducted on Monday (June 22) at Gaitway Farm in New Jersey. After the babies were done flashing their stuff, one of the continent's top ranked 'glamour boys' put in some work over the one-mile New Jersey course....read on

ASHA Yearling Sale Deadline June 30

June 22, 2020:

The deadline for entries to the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association's 2020 ASHA Yearling Sale at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino is quickly approaching....read on

Northfield Cancels Monday Card

June 22, 2020:

It has been announced that MGM Northfield Park has been forced to cancel its program of live racing and full-card simulcasting that was scheduled for today (Monday, June 22)....read on

New Brunswick Race Date Clarification

June 22, 2020:

Officials with Horse Racing New Brunswick have clarified that the 2020 harness racing schedule for Exhibition Park Raceway does not include a date on Wednesday, July 1....read on

Richard Ready For 3R Return

June 22, 2020:

As the majority of provinces across the country have returned to the racetrack, Quebec is one of the last provinces to resume harness racing activity amid the COVID-19 outbreak....read on

Watch Magical Acres Qualifiers Tuesday

June 22, 2020:

Horsepeople and racing fans are being reminded that Magical Acres is set to host a 21-dash qualifying session on Tuesday, June 23, and organizers are planning on streaming the session live....read on

'The Beach' Arrives On Amazon Prime

June 22, 2020:

In exciting news for the harness racing world, Clerisy Entertainment documentary Somebeachsomewhere: Horse of a Lifetime about the legendary stallion Somebeachsomewhere, often referred to as the “Wayne Gretzky of harness racing,” is now available globally outside of Canada on Amazon Prime Video....read on

Flying Isa N Takes Rideau Feature

June 21, 2020:

Ripping off a helmet, Flying Isa N kicked to a 1:56.2 victory in the $9,200 Preferred Trot at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday (June 21), giving trainer Yves Tessier one of his three wins on the card....read on

Fly Beyond Best In Preferred

June 21, 2020:

Off a pocket ride, Fly Beyond shot to the lead in the stretch to take the $11,500 Preferred 2 Trot at Georgian Downs on Sunday (June 21)....read on

Bordogna Sets 'Aces' Track Record

June 21, 2020:

The Sunday afternoon (June 21) program at Running Aces was highlighted by a sensational mile from the talented trotter Bordogna who dazzled the crowd with a dominant performance from gate-to-wire....read on

Track On 2 Conducts First Full Card

June 21, 2020:

After its first attempt at a full card was washed out by strong thunderstorms, The Track on 2 returned to complete its first full card of racing on Sunday (June 21)....read on

'Backstreet' Best In Roll With Joe

June 21, 2020:

Backstreet Shadow ($10.00) turned in a solid bounce-back effort in the $164,000 Roll With Joe on Sunday (June 21) at Tioga Downs, evading nine rivals — including Bettors Wish — for a coast-to-cost 1:49 score in the Southern Tier's premier pacing event....read on

Wagering Remains Strong At Clinton

June 21, 2020:

While it wasn't the Father's Day that race fans have come to love at Clinton Raceway, it didn't stop them from wagering on Sunday's (June 21) 10-race card at the Huron County oval....read on

Alluneedisfaith N Delivers At Philly

June 21, 2020:

Alluneedisfaith N ($4.60) patiently rode along in the pocket before pouncing at head-stretch and dueling down Love Me Some Lou for a 1:50.2 victory in the opening day (Sunday, June 21) feature at Harrah's Philadelphia, a $14,400 top-level conditioned pace....read on

Prospect Winners Cap Hat Tricks

June 21, 2020:

Sunday afternoon's (June 21) first-round Ontario Prospect Series events for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings at Dresden Raceway saw Dreaming Out Loud and Big Sir extend their win streaks to three in their respective $7,100 divisions....read on

Racing Returns To Yonkers Monday

June 21, 2020:

Live harness racing will return to Yonkers Raceway on Monday (June 22), with 64 trotters and pacers set to compete on an eight-race program beginning at 7:05 p.m....read on

Delaware Stakes On Tap Monday

June 21, 2020:

The second week of the 2020 Harrington Raceway meet will feature nine divisions of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) action for three-year-olds as they complete the first of two $20,000 preliminary legs....read on

Buckeye Series Wraps First Leg

June 21, 2020:

The first leg of the Buckeye Stallion Series is complete after racing at MGM Northfield Park on June 20....read on

The Mare With The Golden Eggs

June 21, 2020:

"When things like this happen it really makes you stop and think about things, we didn't really need another mare...we were just in a situation where the opportunity is there and look how it turned out. She has brought a lot of joy and excitement to the farm and to the family."...read on

SC Rewind: Happy Father's Day

June 21, 2020:

This week's edition of Rewind is all about the theme of Father's Day, celebrated each year on the third Sunday of June — which happens to be today....read on

Meadowlands Handle Tops $4 Million

June 21, 2020:

The Meadowlands faithful were given plenty of opportunity, and they took advantage by betting with both hands throughout Saturday night’s (June 20) 18-race program....read on

Tattoo Artist Rolls At Mohawk

June 20, 2020:

Pepsi North America Cup eligible Tattoo Artist delivered another statement victory on Saturday (June 20) at Woodbine Mohawk Park, stopping the clock in a career-best 1:49.3....read on

Pickaway County Fair To Be Livestreamed

June 20, 2020:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association (OHHA) and the Ohio Colt Racing Association will carry streaming coverage of harness racing from the Pickaway County Fair, Sunday (June 21)....read on


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