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Manhattan Night Takes Flight

March 25, 2021:

After a near miss in a second-place finish in last week’s Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 at Flamboro Downs, Manhattan Night returned to the nation’s fastest half-mile oval and rallied to win Thursday’s $10,000 feature race....read on

Natives Sweetlou Takes Meadows Feature

March 25, 2021:

Natives Sweetlou survived a brutal first quarter and toughed a narrow victory in Thursday’s (March 25) feature at The Meadows, a $20,000-$25,000 Claiming Handicap Pace....read on

Racing Protected In Sports Betting Bill Amendment

March 25, 2021:

Today, with a unanimous vote, the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights amended Private Member’s Bill C-218 to offer protection to the horse racing industry in Canada....read on

Tetrick At Home At Hoosier

March 25, 2021:

Trace Tetrick is off to the best start of his career and now gets to look forward to the home portion of his season....read on

'Big M' Booming Long Past The Brink

March 25, 2021:

It was just 10 years ago that The Meadowlands was teetering on the brink of extinction....read on

Vote For The Best North America Cup

March 25, 2021:

Voting continues as we near the end of the second round of our March Madness-style tournament to determine the best Pepsi North America Cup of all time as chosen by you, the fans of harness racing...read on

Myron Bell Guests On 'Alumni' Show

March 25, 2021:

Myron Bell, the extraordinary and outspoken standardbred owner & breeder, is this week’s guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show....read on

Grand Circuit Continues With Matchmaker, Borgata

March 25, 2021:

This Week: Blue Chip Matchmaker and MGM Borgata Pacing series third legs, Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, N.Y....read on

Action Continues In Matchmaker, Borgata

March 25, 2021:

Horses will look to build on their point totals when Yonkers Raceway plays host to the third legs of the Blue Chip Matchmaker Series and the MGM Borgata Pacing Series on Friday (March 26) and Monday (March 29)....read on

Warrawee Roo Back On Track

March 25, 2021:

Having two qualifiers under his feet and a two-year layoff behind him, Warrawee Roo hit the finish first during the Thursday morning (March 25) qualifying session at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Dragon Said Speeds In Gents Final

March 24, 2021:

Persistent heavy rain and a "sloppy" track couldn't stop Dragon Said from breathing fire in the $58,400 M Life Rewards Gents Pacing Series final for colts and geldings on Wednesday (March 24) night at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Track Record For Power And Grace

March 24, 2021:

A more than decade-old track record fell at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Wednesday (March 24) when Power And Grace hit the finish first in the $13,000 Preferred 2 Handicap Trot....read on

Wonderful World Wins Buffalo Feature

March 24, 2021:

Wonderful World found everything to be just marvelous at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (March 24) as she went gate-to-wire to grab the victory in the $8,800 Class A-AA Handicapped Pace for the ladies....read on

Scuola Hanover Snags Dover Open

March 24, 2021:

Scuola Hanover secured her third consecutive win in taking the Mares Open Pace at Dover Downs on Wednesday night (March 24)....read on

Racing Returning To Sports Creek?

March 24, 2021:

Since AmWest Entertainment LLC acquired Sports Creek Raceway, the Kentucky-based company has maintained the property with one intent in mind: to bring back horse racing....read on

Jimmy Freight Breeding Supports CHRHF

March 24, 2021:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, in cooperation with Ontario pacing stallion Jimmy Freight, announced Wednesday (March 24) a unique opportunity for one special Ontario-based pacing mare....read on

Crossfit Mouse Digs In, Earns Life Mark

March 24, 2021:

Ontario Sires Stakes program alumnus Crossfit Mouse pocketed Mind Yown Business at the quarter, then dug in to hold him off late and capture Wednesday’s (March 24) feature at The Meadows....read on

Certified Ideal Asserts At Saratoga

March 24, 2021:

A pair of rich distaffers squared off in Wednesday's (March 24) $7,200 pacing feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel, and 11-year-old veteran Certified Ideal added to her over $700,000 in career earnings with a 1:55.3 victory....read on

Antonacci Family Honoured By HHYF

March 24, 2021:

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation Board of Trustees is happy to announce their 2020 Service To Youth Award selection will go to the Antonacci Family Foundation of Lindy Farms, located in Somers, Conn....read on

Benefit Breeding Auction Extended

March 24, 2021:

The online auction of a Heston Blue Chip breeding, which will benefit the College Scholarship Fund of the Meadows Standardbred Owners Association (MSOA), has been extended to 12 noon Friday (March 26)....read on

Double Carryover Fri. At Freehold

March 24, 2021:

Bettors were stumped by the Pick-5 at Freehold Raceway last Saturday (March 20), a sequence that included just one winning favourite. As a result, there will be a double carryover into the card this Friday (March 26), worth $1,940.02....read on

Miller And Sugg 'Really Good Team'

March 24, 2021:

Eddie Miller was around 17 years old the first time he went to the track, visiting Ohio’s Northfield Park, about an hour from where he grew up in Navarre. Some five years later, he started winning races there....read on

Hoosier Set For Opening Weekend

March 24, 2021:

The stage is set for Harrah’s Hoosier Park as the 28th season of live racing is set to get underway with a 14-race card on Friday (March 26). A total of 168 horses have been dropped into the entry box for the Opening Night card, highlighted by eliminations for the Harrah’s Hoosier Park Claiming Challenge, with a post time of 6:30 p.m....read on

Vote For The Best Pepsi N.A. Cup

March 24, 2021:

Voting continues as we near the end of the second round of our March Madness-style tournament to determine the best Pepsi North America Cup of all time as chosen by you, the fans of harness racing...read on

Tuesday Double Feature At Pompano

March 24, 2021:

Prairie Westerngal and In Secret were victorious in their respective $11,000 features on Tuesday (March 23) at Pompano Park....read on

Meadowlands To Open Early Saturday

March 24, 2021:

The Meadowlands Racetrack and Winners Off-Track Wagering in Bayonne will open at 8:30 a.m. this Saturday (March 27) for the simulcast of the Dubai World Cup card at Meydan Racecourse....read on

Tioga, Vernon Require Health Documents

March 24, 2021:

Tioga and Vernon Downs are requiring that all horses shipping onto the property for both stabling and ship in racing have documentation of a Coggins test and rabies vaccination within one year, and a certificate of an EHV-1 vaccination within six months....read on

Diamond Creek In The Spotlight

March 24, 2021:

Foaling season is once again in high gear, and a Pennsylvania breeding operation is giving racing fans and horse lovers an up-close look at the first moments of their youngest Standardbreds' lives....read on

$30K Pick-5 Guarantee Wed. At London

March 24, 2021:

Fans of the Pick-5 wager at The Raceway at the Western Fair District will be treated to a terrific pool to go after on Wednesday night’s (March 24) program....read on

Scene A Magician Snags London Preferred

March 23, 2021:

Circling to the front early, Scene A Magician maintained command despite all challenges to win the $10,000 Preferred 3 Trot on Tuesday (March 23) at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

$25K Guaranteed Pick 5 Wednesday At Northfield

March 23, 2021:

MGM Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $25,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee for Wednesday (March 24)....read on

Pettycoat Business Best In Ladies Final

March 23, 2021:

Pettycoat Business delivered as the 1-5 favourite in the $57,800 M Life Rewards Pacing Series final for fillies and mares on Tuesday night (March 23) at Yonkers Raceway, scoring in a 1:54.1 mile....read on

Northern Express Inherits Dover Win

March 23, 2021:

Northern Express won the Open Handicap Trot at Dover Downs via placing on Tuesday night (March 23)....read on

Favourites First In Farwick Prelim

March 23, 2021:

Favourites won both divisions of the final preliminary for the Dr. Dan Farwick Memorial trotting series at Miami Valley on Tuesday (March 23). In doing so, both took new lifetime best speed badges and established themselves as favourites for next week’s $27,500 championship tilt....read on

Crockets Cullen N Cruises At Saratoga

March 23, 2021:

Crockets Cullen N carved the mile in the $8,500 pacing feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel to win in 1:52.2 on Tuesday (March 23)....read on

Stud Setback For Fool Me Once

March 23, 2021:

The first season at stud for millionaire pacer Fool Me Once has been put on hold after the stallion was forced to undergo emergency surgery....read on

Springsteen Sells For Six Figures

March 23, 2021:

Speedy stakes winner Springsteen will be racing for new ownership after a six-figure sale on Tuesday (March 23)....read on

Vote For The Best North America Cup

March 23, 2021:

Voting continues as we start the second half of the second round of our March Madness-style tournament to determine the best Pepsi North America Cup of all time as chosen by you, the fans of harness racing...read on

Skip To My Lou Takes Pompano Open

March 23, 2021:

Skip To My Lou, driven by owner-trainer Joe Chindano Jr., survived pressure throughout the mile and, particularly, from both sides of the aisle in the stretch, to win Pompano Park's $11,000 Open Handicap Pace on Monday (March 22)....read on

Pettycoat Business Favoured In M Life

March 23, 2021:

At the start of the M Life Rewards Ladies Pacing Series at Yonkers Raceway on March 2, Pettycoat Business had the résumé to be the series favourite on paper....read on

Dailey Joins Ohio Harness Association

March 23, 2021:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association is proud to welcome Ashley Dailey as its public relations, outreach and marketing assistant....read on

Brennan Holds Aces In M Life Finals

March 23, 2021:

Driver George Brennan drew a pair of aces for the pair of M Life finals scheduled on Tuesday (March 23) and Wednesday (March 24) at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Remembering The 'Grey Gladiator'

March 23, 2021:

On the silver anniversary of his birth, Trot Insider pays tribute to one of Canada's most beloved and decorated Standardbreds — a gallant, grey gladiator who enjoyed a career worthy of the sport's highest honours....read on

Recommendations For Reducing The Risk Of Positive Tests In Racehorses

March 23, 2021:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) has provided a list of recommendations to assist horsepeople and minimize the risk of positive tests in their racehorses....read on

Round Two Of MGM Borgata Complete

March 22, 2021:

Leonidas A and Hesa Kingslayer N repeated and trainer Ron Burke prevailed with Backstreet Shadow and Rockapelo in Monday night's four $40,000 divisions of the second leg of the MGM Borgata Pacing Series at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Series Wrap Up At Mohawk; Filion Wins Six

March 22, 2021:

It was a trot-heavy Monday at Woodbine Mohawk Park as the Campbellville oval hosted a set of series finals for the square-gaiters plus the weekly edition of the Preferred Trot as part of its 11-race program....read on

Preferred Romp For G A Speed Sammy

March 22, 2021:

Nick Steward put the pedal to the metal with G A Speed Sammy in Monday’s $13,000 Horses & Geldings Preferred 2 Handicap at the Raceway at Western Fair District, and the pacer responded with a blowout triumph in a sharp clocking of 1:54.3....read on

Grand Opening Set For The GrandWay

March 22, 2021:

The GrandWay Events Centre will be opening its doors for the very first time to welcome guests to the Simulcast Bar and Lounge on Wednesday, March 24....read on

Competition Hot In Game Of Claims

March 22, 2021:

The three $15,000 divisions of the third and final preliminary for the Game Of Claims Trotting Series for $15,000 base-priced horses, held Monday afternoon (March 22) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, did absolutely nothing to clarify the picture before next Monday’s $30,000 series Championship....read on

Mandatory Hi-5 Payout Saturday At Mohawk

March 22, 2021:

Woodbine Entertainment has announced a mandatory payout will be offered on the Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 this Saturday (March 27) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on


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