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Dream Together Delivers In Preferred

October 2, 2018:

Bob McClure worked out a dreamy trip for Dream Together in Tuesday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park, and the talented mare didn’t let it go to waste....read on

Sophomores Slug It Out In The Slop

October 2, 2018:

Wet weather and an off track engulfed Plainridge Park for a second straight day as the Massachusetts Sire Stakes three-year-olds made their first start of the 2018 season in five divisions pursuing of the available purses totalling $163,840 on Tuesday afternoon....read on

Three Straight For Wind Of The North

October 2, 2018:

Wind Of The North turned back the determined uncovered bid of Call For Justice and collected his third straight victory in Tuesday’s $20,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at the Meadows....read on

Racehorse Crashes OTB Bar

October 2, 2018:

There has officially been a new entry to the ‘you have to see it to believe it’ file, and it sure is a doozy....read on

Sky Racing's NA Product Launch

October 2, 2018:

Sky Racing World, the Louisville, Kentucky-based distributor of international horse racing content and subsidiary of Australian wagering operator Tabcorp, has launched harness racing from multiple Australian states in North America....read on

Cantab Fashion, Green Manalishi To Spar

October 2, 2018:

Recent Bluegrass Stakes winners Cantab Fashion and Green Manalishi S will each put their respective win streaks on the line this Thursday (Oct. 4) at the Red Mile, as the colts are set to clash in the third of three divisions of the $275,600 Trixton International Stallion Stakes....read on

Recovery On Track For Campbell

October 2, 2018:

His world careening wildly out of control, harness driver Brandon Campbell wanted to end it all as he drove back home to Alberta this past March....read on

Manchego Maintains Lead In Week 19

October 2, 2018:

The top three Standardbreds atop the 2018 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Poll have maintained their positions after Week 19 voting....read on

Friendship Competition Next Week

October 2, 2018:

To say that the North American Amateur Drivers Association (NAADA) is having a busy year would be a gross understatement....read on

Group Announces DVBK International

October 2, 2018:

DVBK, a multi-national concern, headquartered in Sweden, with a mission to breed elite horses both European and North American eligible, has been formed and launched....read on

‘Big M’ Live Racing Returning

October 2, 2018:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have issued a reminder that live Standardbred racing will return to the East Rutherford, New Jersey oval on the weekend Friday and Saturday, October 12 and 13....read on

Yonkers Dark Friday, October 12

October 2, 2018:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have issued a reminder to fans and horsepeople that the track will not be offering live racing next Friday evening (Oct. 12)....read on

Gerald ‘Bud’ Getty Passes

October 2, 2018:

Former horse owner and longtime patron of Hiawatha Horse Park, Gerald ‘Bud’ Getty, of Corunna, Ont., passed away on Thursday, September 27, at Sarnia's Bluewater Health, at the age of 83, while surrounded by his loving family....read on

Eyeing One More World-Stage Win

October 2, 2018:

“[Up And Quick] has given us everything a breeder and an owner can dream of. We would love to see him finishing his last season with a bang in New York.”...read on

‘Chin’ Turns Some Heads

October 2, 2018:

“He wasn’t even stressed afterward. He came out of the race great. That was exciting for everybody involved. To come out of the woods with a maiden trotter in September and win on the Grand Circuit, that’s pretty fun.”...read on

Intoview On A Roll

October 1, 2018:

The change in month from September to October made no difference either to the Mach Three mare Intoview or to her driver George Napolitano Jr., as the pair teamed again for a fourth straight victory while scoring in the $14,000 claiming handicap pace Monday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Autumn Series Underway In London

October 1, 2018:

A set of $8,500 divisions of the Autumn Series for two and three-year-old trotters kicked off opening night at The Raceway at Western Fair District, with sophomores Eddy and Kimco Kid winning their respective assignments....read on

Northfield To Add Sundays

October 1, 2018:

Northfield Park is adding Sundays to the racing calendar for the remainder of 2018....read on

Drew Doubles Up In Billings Series

October 1, 2018:

Over the last two days it didn't matter whether “Dynamite Dave” Drew was driving on a 7/8ths or half mile track or whether he was handling a pacer or a trotter, the owner of a consulting company and sparkling amateur driver won a Billings race on both size racetracks and scored a victory with both a pacer and a trotter....read on

Rookies Impress In Massachusetts

October 1, 2018:

Dark skies, steadily increasing rain and a track that was downgraded as the program progressed was the stage set for the first $163,234 two-year-old leg of the Massachusetts Sire Stakes at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon....read on

Harrington Open To Soto

October 1, 2018:

Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Stephen Iaquinta's Soto was a 1:52.4 winner in the $11,000 Open II pace Monday at Harrington Raceway....read on

October’s Calendar Photographer

October 1, 2018:

The calendar photographer for the month of October is Evelyn Sabraw of Acme, Alta., who has been a regular contributor to the Heart of Harness Racing calendar for the past three years....read on

Delaware's Top Rookies Ready To Spar

October 1, 2018:

The top Delaware-sired two-year-olds will be showcased Wednesday, October 3 as four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund finals will be contested on a 15-race program at Harrington Raceway....read on

‘Mission’ Accomplished In Top Trot

October 1, 2018:

The only three-year-old in the field, Mission Accepted took it to his elders with a powerful uncovered move that carried him to victory in Monday’s feature at The Meadows, a $13,000 conditioned trot....read on

Three Olives Passes

October 1, 2018:

This past Saturday (Sept. 29), Three Olives was euthanized at the age of 19 after having suffered from an intestinal blockage....read on

Another Honour For ‘Beach’

October 1, 2018:

In one month’s time, the late Somebeachsomewhere will be honoured with yet another piece of hardware, and this time it will be some official recognition from the Province of Nova Scotia....read on

Mini Races On London's Event Docket

October 1, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that The Raceway at Western Fair District will soon be hosting a Young Guns Mini Race and Mini Gallop Race....read on

Billings Descends On Flamboro

October 1, 2018:

The CKG Billings Harness Driving Series, the amateur driving organization that blazed the way for the many that followed, moved north of the border to Canada for a pacing event at Flamboro Downs on Sunday evening (Sept. 30)....read on

Clarence Rutledge Passes

October 1, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred breeder/owner Clarence Rutledge of Mono, Ont., passed away on Friday, September 28 at the age of 80....read on

Yonkers Announces Hat Giveaway

October 1, 2018:

It has been announced that Yonkers Raceway will be offering a hat giveaway in conjunction with the upcoming $1 million International Trot, which will be contested during the afternoon of Saturday, October 13....read on

Sports Creek Resurgence Discussed

October 1, 2018:

It has been recently reported that Thoroughbred owners are in talks to purchase Sports Creek Raceway near Flint, Michigan, and that there is a good possibility that harness racing could return to facility, which has sat empty since it closed at the end of 2014....read on

‘Sassy’ Eyeing Breeders Crown

October 1, 2018:

"There were times where she raced in some of the major stakes and we felt that maybe we were playing ball in the wrong park, but she always came through no matter what; making money, paying bills, and doing her job."...read on

Mohawk Qualifying Session Moved

October 1, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to inform all horsepeople that this week’s qualifying session has been moved to Thursday morning (Oct. 4)....read on

Pink Power At Rideau Carleton

October 1, 2018:

With October being recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness month, Rideau Carleton Raceway will be holding a special themed card of harness racing later this month with four unique dashes....read on

Yankee Cam Passes

October 1, 2018:

Trot Insider learned that stallion Yankee Cam passed away on Thursday (Sept. 27). He was 24....read on

Napolitano Jr. Nabs Six At Pocono

September 30, 2018:

The meet’s leading driver, George Napolitano Jr., ended a highly successful September with six victories on the Sunday, Sept. 30 card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Favourites Flourish In Flamboro Preferred

September 30, 2018:

Chalks thrived in the Flamboro features on Sunday, Sept. 30 as 8-5 favourite Imsporty converted a pocket trip to a 1:54 victory in the $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace and 3-2 favourite Always N The Money took the $8,500 Preferred 3 Pace going wire to wire in 1:54.2....read on

Speed Supreme In Rideau Preferreds

September 30, 2018:

The front held in the Preferred features at Rideau Carlton Raceway on Sunday, Sept. 30 as Pasadena Star took the $8,100 trot off a pocket trip in 1:57.3 and Doctor Royal went wire to wire in the $8,100 pace....read on

Stay Hungry Rebounds In Lexington

September 30, 2018:

After being disqualified to fourth in his first Little Brown Jug heat as he attempted to claim the Pacing Triple Crown, millionaire Stay Hungry came back to take the first of two divisions of the $183,000 Somebeachsomewhere Bluegrass Three-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Pace at The Red Mile on Sunday (Sept. 30)....read on

Borth Takes Five At Leamington

September 30, 2018:

Driver Tyler Borth was the dominant force at Leamington Raceway on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 30), capturing five of the day's 10 races....read on

Sodwana Bay Stomps Atlantic Rivals

September 30, 2018:

Sodwana Bay’s rivals were no match for her Sunday afternoon (Sept. 30) in the Atlantic Aged Pacing Mares series final, presented by Standardbred Canada, at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway....read on

Tactical Landing Tops In Bluegrass

September 30, 2018:

Trainer Jimmy Takter swept the top three spots when he piloted Tactical Landing to a 1:51.1 lifetime best ahead of stablemates Zephyr Kronos and Wolfgang in the second of two divisions of the $242,000 Explosive Matter Bluegrass Three-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Trot, sponsored by the Explosive Matter Syndicate and Hanover Shoe Farms, at The Red Mile on Sunday (Sept. 30)....read on

Behavenmyself Repeats In Québec Plus

September 30, 2018:

Behavenmyself earned a repeat victory at Hippodrome 3R Sunday (Sept. 30), but no track record as she did last week in the Québec Plus Series for two-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Doubleshotascotch Back In Win Column

September 30, 2018:

After suffering defeat in four straight starts, a change of tactics got Doubleshotascotch ($9.90) back in the win column with a pillar-to-post, 1:59.3 score in Sunday's (Sept. 30) featured $1,100 winners-over pace at Inverness Raceway....read on

Western Fair Rezoning Update

September 30, 2018:

The stage is set for potential expansion of the Western Fair District in London, Ont., as city officials recently voted unanimously in favour of rezoning land owned by the city and Western Fair....read on

Foiled Again Wins In Virginia

September 30, 2018:

Foiled Again earned his 104th win by defeating four other foes Saturday afternoon (Sept. 29) in a $10,000 Invitational Pace at Shenandoah Downs....read on

Fan Club's #NDC18 Contest Winners

September 30, 2018:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club had lots of great contests for the 2018 National Driving Championship (NDC) at Grand River Raceway this past Wednesday (Sept 26) and there were a few lucky fans that took home great prizes!...read on

Faces Of Racing: Stephanie Johnston

September 30, 2018:

“You can learn a lot about horses if you stop and listen to the people around you. There are multiple ways to do something and not everyone is going to do it the same way, but if you stop and pay attention, you can combine all the different ways of doing things and come up with your own version.”...read on

National Driving Championship In Photos

September 30, 2018:

The 2018 National Driving Championship is now in the books, and exclusive shots from the competition can be accessed online....read on

Meadows Pick 5 To $12.5K Monday

September 30, 2018:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has increased — to $12,500 — the total-pool guarantee for its Monday (Oct. 1) Pick 5 wager as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on


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