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Vernon Features To 'Deisel', 'Bruiser'

September 28, 2019:

Pacers Sweet Deisel and Brookdale Bruiser captured Saturday’s $6,000 co-features at Vernon Downs....read on

Rennie Brigade Dominates O’Brien Stakes

September 28, 2019:

The Joe O’Brien Memorial stakes was all girl power all night as trainer Melissa Rennie won three divisions of the event Saturday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Saratoga Feature To Betterlatethanever

September 28, 2019:

Veteran pacer Betterlatethanever has been a winning machine over the course of the last several years. The Jimmy Nickerson-trained pacer got his career off to a late start but once he started, he has never stopped....read on

Batavia Open To Tullow N

September 28, 2019:

A torrential rainstorm rolled into Genesee County just prior to post time and downgraded conditions to sloppy before the first race ever hit the track. But the inclement weather and less than desirable track conditions did not prevent Tullow N from imposing his will on his foes in winning the $12,500 Open Handicap pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday night....read on

Sophomores Spar In Semi Finals

September 28, 2019:

With the regular season in the rear view mirror, three-year-olds headed into their playoffs in the OSS program Saturday evening as Woodbine Mohawk Park hosted the Grassroots Semi Finals....read on

Keystone Classics Contested At Meadows

September 28, 2019:

Dismissed at 9-1, Gingras Beach used a confident first-over move to notch his initial stakes victory in Saturday’s $70,900 Keystone Classic at The Meadows. Starship captured the other division in the event for two-year-old colt and gelding pacers....read on

Russo Tops Amateurs In Billings

September 28, 2019:

Harness racing's greatest traveling roadshow, the CKG Billings Harness Driving Series, kicked off a three-day weekend with a trotting event Saturday at Batavia Downs in New York State....read on

Frosh Faves Upset At Freehold

September 28, 2019:

Freehold Raceway hosted a pair of stakes for two-year-old pacers on Saturday, with Caviart Heather and Rockin Jukebox winning their respective assignments....read on

Blacky Black Back On Top

September 28, 2019:

After fellow alliteratively-named Rusty Riley broke his win streak last week, Blacky Black was back to his old tricks on Saturday (Sept. 28) at Northside Downs....read on

Fall Bliss At Exhibition Park

September 28, 2019:

A change of seasons would appear to have been welcomed by the connections of appropriately-named veteran pacer Fall Bliss....read on

SC Rewind: The Coldwater Fair

September 28, 2019:

In the latest edition of 'Rewind,' Robert Smith takes a look back to the days of fall fairs and their connection to the grassroots of harness racing....read on

$7,500 Guaranteed Pick-5 At Batavia

September 28, 2019:

On Saturday (Sept. 28) the Pick-5 at Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel has a carryover pool of $3,202 will be guaranteed at $7,500....read on

Purse Bump For Breeders Crown Finals

September 28, 2019:

The Hambletonian Society, which owns and administers the $6 million Breeders Crown series, will raise the purses on seven of the 12 divisions of the Breeders Crown championship races to held at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Oct. 25 & 26....read on

Dreams Can Come True

September 28, 2019:

"He his very comfortable and he is loaded with ambition and he works hard. That’s the right combination to make it to the top just like LPR (Louis-Philippe Roy) did."...read on

1:48.3 World Record For Elver Hanover

September 28, 2019:

Elver Hanover became the sport's fastest freshman male pacer with a 1:48.3 mile to kick off Grand Circuit action at The Red Mile on Saturday (Sept. 28)....read on

Qualifiers Upcoming At The Meadowlands

September 28, 2019:

Officials from The Meadowlands have issued the following release regarding qualifying races for the upcoming meet....read on

Brian Sears To Drive Bold Eagle

September 28, 2019:

Trot Insider has learned that Bold Eagle will be driven by Brian Sears when the star European trotter makes his North American debut in the 2019 Breeders Crown at Woodbine Mohawk Park next month....read on

B.C. Breeders Stakes Get Underway

September 28, 2019:

The B.C. Breeders Stakes resumed on Friday night at Fraser Downs with a pair of $15,000 opening round divisions of the Betty Millbanks Memorial for two-year-old fillies and two matching splits of the Robert Murphy Memorial for three-year-olds colts....read on

Rookie Grassroots Championships Set

September 28, 2019:

It was a speed show at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday night as all eight of the freshman Grassroots Semi-Final winners equalled or bettered their personal best times....read on

Guaranteed Pick 5 Saturday At Northfield

September 28, 2019:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $10,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee on Saturday (September 28)....read on

Custard Lite Takes Century Mile Open

September 28, 2019:

As the temperatures chilled in the Edmonton area, Custard Lite solidified a victory in the $9,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace featured at Century Mile Racetrack and Casino on Friday evening (September 27)....read on

BJ Lorado Wins His Batavia Open Debut

September 27, 2019:

A summer-long resident of the now closed for the season Tioga Downs, the P.E.I.-bred BJ Lorado shipped north to Genesee County on Friday night (September 27) and made himself right at home, winning the $12,500 Open Handicap Trot at Batavia Downs....read on

A Grand Night For Carroll

September 27, 2019:

Driver Alfie Carroll kicked off the Friday night card of harness racing at Grand River Raceway with a grand slam then later added one more win for good measure....read on

Betterb Chevron N Wins Yonkers Open

September 27, 2019:

Odds-on favourite Betterb Chevron N (Jordan Stratton, $3.20) could not have gone any slower in the early going Friday night (Sept. 27), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $42,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Jimmy Freight, Manchego Win At Dayton

September 27, 2019:

Jimmy Freight collared 2018 Horse of the Year McWicked, and Manchego established a new world record to capture the Dayton Pacing Derby and Dayton Trotting Derby on Friday night (September 27) at Hollywood Dayton Raceway....read on

Well Did Repeats In Truro's Top Class

September 27, 2019:

Hubtown Horse Owner Club's Well Did was a repeat winner in the Friday night feature at Truro Raceway, defeating the top class pacers in dominant fashion....read on

Shorething Fashion Streaks To Open Win

September 27, 2019:

It’s as simple as this: he’s a win machine. Shorething Fashion took his fourth straight victory at Plainridge Park in the $14,000 Open trotting feature on Friday afternoon (September 27)....read on

Lifetime Marks In Philly Features

September 27, 2019:

A pair of $16,000 featured events on the Friday afternoon card at Harrah’s Philadelphia saw Ilana Z Tam take a lifetime mark of 1:52 in the contest for pacing mares and Consus Victory earn a new 1:55.1 speed badge in a trotting race....read on

Pinske, Ramona Hill Shine In KY

September 27, 2019:

After winning in his Grand Circuit debut, 24-year-old trainer Carter Pinske sent out both winners in the $280,500 Artspeak Bluegrass Stakes on the Friday (Sept. 27) card of harness racing at The Red Mile....read on

Sophomores Seek Bluegrass Sunday

September 27, 2019:

Harness racing's top three-year-olds compete on the Sunday (Sept. 29) card at The Red Mile, which features three Bluegrass divisions for sophomore pacing colts and two splits for both three-year-old trotting colts and fillies....read on

Frozen Bulletproof Purses Released

September 27, 2019:

The AGCO has issued Standardbred Directive No.4-2019: Distribution of Bulletproof Funds, which relates to the distribution of Standardbred purse monies frozen as a result of issues originating in 2010....read on

Antoinette Nigito Passes

September 27, 2019:

Antoinette (Toni) M. Nigito passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 22....read on

Stakes Mania Sunday In Summerside

September 27, 2019:

Fresh off a lifetime best-performance, Woodmere Oleksiak will put her seven-race win streak to the ultimate test Sunday afternoon at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway on a mega-stakes program....read on

Fillies Face Off Saturday At Red Shores

September 27, 2019:

The top filly in Eastern Canada will have a fresh challenger from the centre of the nation on a stakes Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Quebec Regional Fair Finals Set

September 27, 2019:

The Quebec Regional Fair Finals will take place on Sunday (Sept. 29) at Hippodrome 3R with all 12 races devoted to the Fair Finals....read on

First MASS Frosh Leg Monday

September 27, 2019:

The 2019 Massachusetts Sire Stakes (MASS) will get underway on Sunday (Sept. 29) at Plainridge Park, but the two-year-olds won’t convene for their first leg until Monday (Sept. 30)....read on

Dayton Open Trot Turns Into “Party”

September 27, 2019:

Despite an assigned outside post and an overland journey that never got the benefit of skimming a pylon, even money shot Party At The Banks captured the $17,500 Open Trot at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Thursday night (Sept. 26)....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Back In To Go

September 27, 2019:

The 2015 U.S. Horse of the Year, Wiggle It Jiggleit will have a homecoming Monday (September 30) as he returns to the scene of one of his most memorable performances....read on

Manticore Looms The Danger

September 27, 2019:

“What we liked about him is that he was a Western Ideal out of a McArdle mare and he was late in the sale. Our rationale was that (2018 Horse of the Year) McWicked is a McArdle out of a Western Ideal mare, so we reversed it."...read on

One Step Forward, One Step Back

September 27, 2019:

"Over the course of the summer I’ve been able to visit a couple of Ontario racetracks that I hadn’t been to in many years, and am happy to say that the experience was a positive one in both cases"....read on / continuer à lire

Transition For Oak Knoll Stables

September 27, 2019:

Ontario's Oak Knoll Stables has announced that the Campbellcroft, Ont.-based operation will be shifting the focus for its state-of-the-art boarding facility....read on

Grand River: A Great Place To Work

September 27, 2019:

Grand River Raceway is proud to announce its certification as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada....read on

Therres Scores Four At Fraser

September 27, 2019:

Trainer Rod Therres sent out five horses on Thursday (Sept. 26) at Fraser Downs, none of them picked as morning line choices in their respective races. Those horses raced like they had chips on their shoulders....read on

Brookies Prince On A Crazy Roll

September 27, 2019:

After losing his first nine races to start the season, Brookies Prince N has flipped the script 180 degrees....read on

Trotting Talent On Display At Mohawk

September 27, 2019:

Ontario’s top three-year-old trotters wrapped up their Gold Series regular season at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday evening and division stars Bright Eyes M and Forbidden Trade padded their division leading point totals....read on

Filion Nabs 9,000th Win

September 26, 2019:

Driver Sylvain Filion owns a world driving championship title, four O’Brien Awards as the nation’s leading reinsman, a bankroll that stands in excess of $114 million and on Thursday evening he racked up another major milestone....read on

Billings Scores For Faraldo, Minore

September 26, 2019:

Faraldo and Minore. It may sound like a law firm or maybe an excerpt from the motion picture, ‘The Italian Connection’, but the Faraldo and Minore referenced here are harness drivers and each won division of the CKG Billings Series at Yonkers Raceway tonight....read on

Red Shores Repeat For Screen Test

September 26, 2019:

Corey MacPherson worked out a two-hole trip for Screen Test in Thursday’s $2,700 feature race at the Charlottetown Driving Park, and the gelding didn’t let it go to waste....read on

Morgan Takes Billings Trot In Lexington

September 26, 2019:

Unlike many amateur programs one of the unique rewards for members of the CKG Billings Harness Driving Series is that participants are afforded the opportunity to compete on various size race tracks....read on

Schwartz Scores In NAADA Trot

September 26, 2019:

It was a tough day for racing at Monticello Raceway with the pouring rain and the muddy track; still business went on as usual....read on


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