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2020 Driver Madness Tournament Brackets Available

March 10, 2020:

It’s that time of the year again for harness fans to get in on the 'Madness' and a chance to win a $250 Visa gift card....read on

Freehold’s St. Patrick's Day Pace Set

March 10, 2020:

Freehold Raceway will celebrate the luck of the Irish on Friday the 13th this year, when its plays host to the annual St. Patrick's Day Pace....read on

March 15 Stakes Payment News Centre

March 10, 2020:

Trot Insider has compiled all of the March 15 stakes payment reminders that have been sent to Standardbred Canada from the industry....read on

Racing Reacts To Indictments

March 10, 2020:

Reaction to the federal indictments in the United States continues to come in, as multiple racing organizations have commented on what occurred on Monday, March 9 south of the border....read on

Meadows Carryover Update

March 10, 2020:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association has sent out a reminder in regard to the Super Hi-5 carryover that is currently building at the Meadows....read on

Select The Best Separated At Birth

March 10, 2020:

Since 2008, TROT Magazine has published a celebrity lookalike with a harness racing participant each month. We're asking our fans and members to determine the all-time best Separated At Birth....read on

Reinvesting In The Ontario Industry

March 10, 2020:

“We bought some yearlings this year [with purse money that he earned, and we’re] trying to generate more. We bought a couple of babies, and a filly, he helped me pay for her and my broodmare. My mare paid for him, so it helps out a lot that way.”...read on

P L Jill On A Serious Roll

March 10, 2020:

It’s now four wins in the last five starts for trotting mare P L Jill, who worked hard to post a 1:54 triumph for 'Team Baillargeon' in Monday’s $36,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Jack Of Clubs Upsets In Preferred

March 9, 2020:

Jack Of Clubs was an upset winner in Monday’s $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap for horse and gelding pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and he did it in going-away fashion....read on

Game Of Claims Preliminaries Continue

March 9, 2020:

Preliminary action from the Game of Claims Series continued on Monday (March 9) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Down The Stretch Discusses The Greats

March 9, 2020:

The latest edition of the Down The Stretch Podcast is available for listening, and the show’s host Peter Gross is joined by a panel of racing aficionados to discuss some of racing’s greatest performers of all-time and some of the greatest races to ever to be contested....read on

Brittany Reacts To Indictments

March 9, 2020:

In a statement regarding today’s federal indictments against a number of racehorse trainers, veterinarians and others who are charged with using or supplying performance-enhancing drugs, Brittany Farms owner George Segal said he is in complete support of the intervention and feels it beneficial to the sport over the long term....read on

Matchmaker, Borgata Series To Begin

March 9, 2020:

Post positions have been drawn for the opening rounds of Yonkers Raceway’s Blue Chip Matchmaker and MGM Borgata Pacing Series....read on

Dunn Memorial Continues At Meadows

March 9, 2020:

Windsun Juno, a lightly-raced four-year-old, enjoyed her first career victory in Monday’s (March 9) Donna Dunn Memorial Pace at The Meadows....read on

Record Score For Dylan The Great

March 9, 2020:

Dylan The Great equalled the track record for four-year-old gelding trotters at Miami Valley Raceway on Monday afternoon (March 9) when he won a $16,000 top-conditioned race in 1:54.1....read on

Sonny Haddon Passes

March 9, 2020:

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Standardbred racehorse owner Lord Stephen ‘Sonny’ Haddon announces his passing at the age of 93....read on

Stafford Pair Exceeding Expectations

March 9, 2020:

Affluent Seelster and Windsong Parisian have exceeded expectations thus far in the M Life Rewards Ladies Pacing Series at Yonkers Raceway, and trainer Paul Stafford is hoping that the trend continues this week at the half-mile oval....read on

Rigby Leaving OLG

March 9, 2020:

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Chair Peter Deeb has announced that OLG President/CEO Stephen Rigby has agreed with the Board of Directors that he will leave the OLG this summer after five years at the helm....read on

USTA Cancels Board Meeting

March 9, 2020:

The United States Trotting Association has announced that its in-person 2020 Board of Directors meeting, scheduled for this coming weekend (March 13-16) in Columbus, Ohio, has been cancelled due to travel concerns related to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak....read on

Indictments Unsealed In The US

March 9, 2020:

On Monday, March 9, the United States Department of Justice announced the unsealing of multiple indictments relating to members of the horse racing industry....read on

Mister Muscle Flexes At The ‘Spa’

March 9, 2020:

After having been sent off from Post 3 as the public’s even-money second choice, Mister Muscle recorded a gate-to-wire victory in 1:56.2 during Saratoga Casino Hotel’s $15,000 Open Handicap Trot on Sunday (March 8)....read on

Award For Grand River Mystery Dinner

March 9, 2020:

Grand River Raceway’s ‘Musical Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre’ was recently awarded a Platinum Waterloo Region Record Readers’ Choice Award in the Best Dinner Theatre category....read on

No Tuesday Training At Western Fair

March 9, 2020:

Trot Insider has been informed that the track at The Raceway at Western Fair District will not be available for training on Tuesday, March 10....read on

Choose The Best Separated At Birth

March 9, 2020:

Since 2008, TROT Magazine has published a celebrity lookalike with a harness racing participant each month. We're asking our fans and members to determine the all-time best Separated At Birth....read on

‘Wiseman Strong’ Army Invades Pompano

March 9, 2020:

On a normal Sunday night at Pompano Park, the race that would get the most attention would be the featured Open, which Prairie Panther happened to prevail in on March 8. Although, on Sunday the spotlight was on a Florida Amateur Driving Club event that was supporting the cause of a fellow horsemen, Steve Wiseman....read on

Optimism In Manitoba

March 9, 2020:

“We are starting to hear a lot of buzz around harness racing again – both in the City of Winnipeg and in the rural markets. If we can expose some people to our sport that have never seen it or been involved, then we can continue to create that excitement and atmosphere that we are gunning for.”...read on

Gagnon, Pouliot Steal Show At Rideau

March 9, 2020:

Trainers Guy Gagnon and Stephane Pouliot dominated the Sunday (March 8) program at Rideau Carleton Raceway, with Gagnon winning four races and Pouliot three. Each trainer also took victory in the evening’s featured races....read on

Hes Got Swagger Swift At Flamboro

March 8, 2020:

Odds-on favourite Hes Got Swagger stayed firm on the front and strode clear to a 1:54 victory in the $8,500 Preferred 3 Pace at Flamboro Downs on Sunday (March 8)....read on

Game Of Claims Mares Underway

March 8, 2020:

The pacing males had their Game Of Claims Series opportunities early in the meet at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, but starting this week pacing mares and trotters will start their series, with the sidewheeling distaffs kicking off on Sunday (March 8)....read on

Kneedeep N Custard Nabs Fraser Open

March 8, 2020:

Kneedeep N Custard rushed towards the leader and landed a neck in front in the final strides to win the $10,800 Open Handicap Pace at Fraser Downs on Sunday (March 8)....read on

Another Slam Dunk For ‘Allie Oops’

March 8, 2020:

On Sunday afternoon (March 8) at Century Downs, Outlaw Allie Oops moved to the lead by the half and went on to win her eighth consecutive race....read on

Yonkers Open Handicaps In The Books

March 8, 2020:

‘Down-the-roaders’ Im Some Graduate (George Brennan, $6) and Elysium Lindy (Dan Dube, $27.40) proved to be the best on Saturday night (March 7), as they each won their respective $44,000 Open Handicaps at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Americanprimetime Tight At The ‘Spa’

March 8, 2020:

Americanprimetime, by American Ideal, recorded his second consecutive victory in the Open Pace on Saturday evening (March 7) at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Meadows Carryover Update

March 8, 2020:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association has sent out a reminder in regard to the Super Hi-5 carryover that is currently building at the Meadows....read on

Mohawk International Women’s Day A Hit

March 8, 2020:

“To all the women who are breeders, owners, trainers, drivers, grooms and our fans, thank you for being involved in this amazing industry. I would just like to remind all of the young women out there that there are incredible careers in horse racing and working with horses.”...read on

Select The Best Separated At Birth

March 8, 2020:

Since 2008, TROT Magazine has published a celebrity lookalike with a harness racing participant each month. We're asking our fans and members to determine the all-time best Separated At Birth....read on

Covered Bridge Stays Perfect At 'M1'

March 8, 2020:

Covered Bridge has been so good early on in his four-year-old campaign, he’s even surprised his trainer, Ron Burke....read on

So Much More Holds In Mares Preferred

March 8, 2020:

Odds-on favourite So Much More landed on the lead late in the mile and withstood a late charge from Sly Eleanor N to win the $32,000 Fillies and Mares Preferred Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday (March 7)....read on

Morrill Jr. Snags Five At Pocono

March 7, 2020:

Driver Jim Morrill Jr., a three-time North American UDR champion, has continued his red-hot sulky ways during the early portion of the 2020 meeting at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Beachy Dream In Time At Buffalo

March 7, 2020:

Beachy Dream remained sharp as a tack on Saturday night (March 7), as he registered his third win in four tries in Buffalo Raceway's featured $11,000 'Class AA' pace....read on

Windsong Leo Tops Miami Open

March 7, 2020:

Windsong Leo captured his sixth Open Handicap Pace victory of 2020 on Saturday night (March 7) at Miami Valley Raceway. All of his aforementioned wins have come from assigned outside post positions....read on

Hambletonian Society Stakes Reminder

March 7, 2020:

The Hambletonian Society has issued a reminder for the races it administers with payments due on March 15, 2020....read on

SBOANJ March 15 Payments Due

March 7, 2020:

Supplemental nominations and sustaining payments for SBOANJ sponsored races are due March 16, 2020....read on

Lyons Steel Dominant At Freehold

March 7, 2020:

Last week, Lyons Steel was pace-compromised in the Freehold Raceway feature, and finished up the track. On Saturday (March 7), he removed all doubt early on, and destroyed the field on the lead....read on

Evident Beauty Sold, Retired

March 7, 2020:

Trot Insider has learned that 2019 O'Brien Award winning trotter Evident Beauty has been retired and will begin her broodmare career with a new part owner....read on

Owners High On Mohawk Million Concept

March 7, 2020:

"Reading the list of players, they're all dedicated to the industry. When people like that believe in it, I definitely think we're going in the right direction."...read on

Miracle Mile To King Of Swing

March 7, 2020:

The King has his crown! And he’s got his title, too – Grand Circuit champion....read on

Stormy Kromer Returns To Yonkers

March 7, 2020:

“We thought we were buying a middle condition horse, non-winners of $10,000, non-winners of $20,000, maybe jump up in (non-winners of) $30,000 every once in a while, but Stormy Kromer has decided otherwise for us that he wants to be an Open trotter.”...read on

Choose The Best Separated At Birth

March 7, 2020:

Since 2008, TROT Magazine has published a celebrity lookalike with a harness racing participant each month. We're asking our fans and members to determine the all-time best Separated At Birth....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1930s

March 7, 2020:

In this week's 'Rewind,' the monthly feature Years Ago is featured. Robert Smith takes readers back a very long way as he revives a number of stories and shows pictures from the decade of the 1930s....read on


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