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Meadows Carryover Continues To Build

November 21, 2019:

The Super Hi-5 jackpot at the Meadows continues to grow....read on

Buttermilk Hanover Strikes Again

November 20, 2019:

Despite being saddled with post 8, Buttermilk Hanover ($4.70) delivered as the 6-5 favourite in Wednesday evening's (Nov. 20) featured $10,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace for fillies and mares at Flamboro Downs....read on

Freehold Announces 2020 Schedule

November 20, 2019:

On Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 20), Freehold Raceway announced their racing calendar for 2020....read on

Lady London Repeats At Batavia

November 20, 2019:

Just to prove last week’s 5-3/4 length win was no fluke, Lady London moved up to the top class and wired the field again in the $12,500 Open I Handicap Pace for fillies and mares at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night (Nov. 20)....read on

Track Record In Progress Elimination

November 20, 2019:

Captain Crunch ($5.80) rebounded from a break in last week's Matron Stakes in a big way, pacing the fastest mile in the history of Dover Downs with a 1:47.3 score in Wednesday's (Nov. 20) $35,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace elimination....read on

Frosh Fillies Repeat In Delaware Stakes

November 20, 2019:

The second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders' Fund for two-year-old pacing fillies was contested in two $20,000 divisions as the daily double on the Wednesday evening (Nov. 20) card at Dover Downs....read on

Global Symposium Registration Deadline Nears

November 20, 2019:

This is the last week to receive the discounted registration rate for the Global Symposium on Racing, which takes place Dec. 9-11 in Tucson, Ariz....read on

Delcrest Holiday Repeats At Meadows

November 20, 2019:

Two-time Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots winner Delcrest Holiday scored his second straight victory on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 20) at The Meadows, stalking the leader from the pocket then pouring through the 'lightning lane' to capture the featured $13,500 conditioned trot....read on

Tetrick On Fire At Harrah’s Philadelphia

November 20, 2019:

On Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 20), Tim Tetrick continued his torrid driving streak at Harrah’s Philadelphia, as he won seven of the day’s 12 races. The Wednesday tallies have given Tetrick 22 victories during the last four cards at Harrah’s Philly....read on

PA Launches ‘Derby Cash Horse Racing’

November 20, 2019:

On Tuesday, November 19, the Pennsylvania Lottery launched ‘Derby Cash Horse Racing,’ a new and highly anticipated virtual horse racing game....read on

‘Party Time’ At Saratoga Casino Hotel

November 20, 2019:

The two divisions of the co-featured races for New York-sired trotters at Saratoga Casino Hotel saw very different results on Wednesday (Nov. 20), as a favourite and a longshot prevailed in their respective contests....read on

Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Board & Committee Updates

November 20, 2019:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame today announced some changes to its Board of Directors, Nomination and Election committees, as well as a change to the nomination and election parameters....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

November 20, 2019:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have sent out a preview of the upcoming episode of the show....read on

Get To Know Southwind Fulton

November 20, 2019:

“It’s tough to say (what his potential is) when he only has three starts, but I think he’s a Grand Circuit horse next year. He doesn’t have the fastest miles, but the way he won his two races was very good. He did both very easy. It’s good for him to race against [Grand Circuit horses] one time before we turn him out.”...read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

November 20, 2019:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

Sopranos Character At The ‘Big M’ Friday

November 20, 2019:

The Meadowlands Racetrack’s publicity arm has announced that a character from HBO’s hit series ‘The Sopranos’ will be at the track this Friday (Nov. 22). The character in question wasn’t part of Tony’s crew, though – heck, it isn’t even human....read on

Info On Six Meadows Holiday Claiming Series

November 20, 2019:

The Meadows will offer six 'holiday claiming series' in December, each with two preliminary legs and championships worth an estimated $15,000-$20,000....read on

Meadows’ Super Hi-5 Jackpot Still Growing

November 20, 2019:

Officials with the Meadows Standardbred Association have sent a reminder to handicappers that one of the Meadows’ exotic wagers continues to offer an attractive carryover....read on

Polish Favorites In ‘Pink’

November 20, 2019:

This Friday (Nov. 22), guests dining in Pink can enjoy the taste of Poland while watching and wagering on the world’s greatest harness racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Race Date Added To CDP Calendar

November 20, 2019:

The Prince Edward Island Harness Racing Industry Association has added an additional race date to the winter meet at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Sears Taking A Break From The Bike

November 20, 2019:

After having put together a very efficient 2019 campaign in the race bike, Hall of Fame reinsman Brian Sears has let it be known that he wants no piece of the upcoming winter in the northeastern United States....read on

Mohawk Qualifiers Moved To Friday

November 20, 2019:

Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to inform horsepeople that this week’s qualifying session has been moved from Thursday to Friday afternoon....read on

$15K Guaranteed Pick 5 Thursday At Yonkers

November 19, 2019:

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Thursday evening’s (Nov. 21) Pick-5 wager starts with a carryover of $5,184.31 and a $15,000 guaranteed pool. The guarantee is in conjunction with the U.S. Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program....read on

Lady Caterina Comes Out On Top

November 19, 2019:

Off a pocket ride Lady Caterina soared to command and held her ground through the stretch to take the $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday, Nov. 19....read on

Joey Bats Best At Dover

November 19, 2019:

Joey Bats set a lifetime mark when winning the $25,000 Open Trot at Dover Downs on Tuesday night (Nov. 19)....read on

Palone Notches Career Win 19,000

November 19, 2019:

Already harness racing’s 'winningest' driver, Dave Palone took another historic step into uncharted territory Tuesday (Nov. 19) at The Meadows when he collected career victory 19,000....read on

Ottawa To Honour Dr. Armitage

November 19, 2019:

This Thursday (Nov. 21), Dr. Roland ‘Roly’ Armitage, career veterinarian, decorated soldier, author, builder, mayor, and a force in both his community and the Standardbred racing industry, will receive The Order of Ottawa in a private ceremony in Andrew Hayden Hall at Ottawa City Hall....read on

Century Farroh’s Success A Boon To Breeders

November 19, 2019:

“I think it’s money well spent (the $100 fee to enroll a mare in the Ontario Resident Mare Program). It can certainly be a good windfall down the road. [Century Farroh] wasn’t a real expensive yearling, but you can recoup some of that later on. They don’t all work out that way, but it gives you another avenue to be able to.”...read on

Shartin N Remains Atop S-Bred Poll

November 19, 2019:

There has been some movement near the top of the weekly Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll, but not enough to dislodge Shartin N from her roost....read on

Closer Look: Bold Eagle’s 2019 Breeders Crown Experience

November 19, 2019:

“The first time he went to Solvalla, he beat the European record. It was amazing. The first time he went to Solvalla, nobody saw that before, what he did there. The first time he’s come here (the Breeders Crown, at Woodbine Mohawk Park), he’s a monster.”...read on

TVG Finals, ‘Fall Final Four’ Drawn

November 19, 2019:

The post positions for the TVG finals and ‘Fall Final Four’ were drawn live by the Meadowlands Racetrack today (Tuesday, Nov. 19) at 12:30 p.m. (EST)....read on

Guaranteed Exotic Pool At Batavia Wednesday

November 19, 2019:

Officials with Batavia Downs have released information pertaining to a guaranteed pool for an upcoming exotic wager at the track....read on

Captain Crunch To Pennsylvania

November 19, 2019:

Diamond Creek Farm is pleased to announce that award winning pacer Captain Crunch will be standing at its Pennsylvania farm in 2020....read on

Bettors Wish Enters TVG Open Pace

November 19, 2019:

The richest horse in harness racing this season has a chance to add to his bankroll in a major way this weekend but will face his stiffest competition to date. Trot Insider has learned that three-year-old pacer Bettors Wish will face older foes this Saturday (Nov. 23) in the TVG Open Pace at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Winbak Farm Of Ontario Welcomes Jimmy Freight

November 19, 2019:

Winbak Farm of Ontario is proud to welcome O’Brien Award Winner Jimmy Freight (p, 2, 1:52.3s; 3, 1:48.3s; 4, 1:48.1s -'19 [$1,457,405]) for the 2020 season....read on

Top Expectations Drops And Pops; Baillargeon Surpasses $40 Million

November 19, 2019:

A touch of class relief was all Top Expectations needed to regain her winning touch in her Monday evening assignment at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Northfield Single Six Carryover To $100K

November 19, 2019:

The carryover for the 20-cent Northfield Single Six – a unique combination Pick-6 – continues to grow, as the combination went unsolved on Monday (Nov. 18)....read on

Favourites Foiled In Autumn Series

November 18, 2019:

Bettors Burn and Trafalgar were heavily favoured to win their respective divisions of the Autumn Series on Monday evening at The Raceway at Western Fair District, but they both came up short and had to settle for runner-up performances....read on

Plainridge Open To O So Easy

November 18, 2019:

A consistent rain and sloppy track were no deterrent for O So Easy who took an unconventional route to victory in the $20,000 Open Handicap trotting feature at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon....read on

Rookies Battle In Delaware Stakes

November 18, 2019:

The second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders’ Fund went postward Monday at Dover Downs, and it did so over a swift track surface....read on

Palone At 18,998; Five For Pantaleano

November 18, 2019:

Dave Palone drove a single winner Monday at The Meadows to lift his career total to 18,998. He’ll have plenty of chances to reach the 19,000 milestone Tuesday, with 12 assignments scheduled on the 13-race card....read on

TheStable.ca Christmas Open House

November 18, 2019:

Horse racing’s fastest-growing fractional ownership stable is hosting its annual Christmas Open House on Sunday, December 15....read on

Guaranteed Rosecroft Exotic Pool Mon.

November 18, 2019:

It has been announced that Rosecroft Raceway will be offering a guaranteed pool for one of its wagers on Monday (Nov. 18)....read on

Free ‘Trailer Wraps’ For COSA Members

November 18, 2019:

“COSA has been entrusted with a substantial budget for promoting horse racing in Ontario. This is the first installment of our first major project. We would like to see as many of these traveling billboards as possible on the roads advertising our great sport.”...read on

Progress Pace Elim. Set For Wednesday

November 18, 2019:

Ten horses have been entered to compete in a Hap Hansen Progress Pace elimination that will be contested this Wednesday (Nov. 20) at Dover Downs....read on

Update On Return Of Hiawatha Slots

November 18, 2019:

The topic of slot machines at the Hiawatha Horse Park has re-emerged in the mainstream media. The last progress report regarding the ‘one-armed bandits’ return to the Sarnia, Ont. raceway came in June. The situation has now been updated, and a soft date has been provided for the slots’ return....read on

Info On USHWA Media Awards

November 18, 2019:

The best of harness racing journalism in 2019 will be honoured by the U.S. Harness Writers Association with the John Hervey Awards for writing, Sam McKee Award for broadcasting, and George Smallsreed Awards for photography....read on

Skyful Of Lighters Ekes Out Win

November 18, 2019:

On a relatively cold evening, Skyful Of Lighters, handled by Dave Ingraham, was red-hot while taking top honours in Pompano Park's Open II pacing feature on Sunday (Nov. 17)....read on

Issues With USHWA Website

November 18, 2019:

Officials with the United States Harness Writers Association have announced that the organization is having issues with its website....read on

Breeders To Meet On PEI

November 18, 2019:

It has been announced that an upcoming meeting of all Standardbred breeders on Prince Edward Island is being assembled....read on


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