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Sophomores Speed At Northfield

June 14, 2020:

Northfield Park hosted the first round of Ohio Sires Stakes for three-year-old colts and geldings of both gaits Saturday (June 13)....read on

$25K Guaranteed High Five Monday At Northfield

June 13, 2020:

MGM Northfield Park is announcing the addition of a $25,000 20-cent Super High Five total pool guarantee to its card on Monday (June 15).

Offered in Race 13, the $25,000 Super High Five guaranteed total pool includes a carryover of $6,221.

This wager is being offered as part of the Strategic Wagering Program through the United States Trotting Association....read on

Four For Moore At Mohawk

June 13, 2020:

O’Brien Award winner Century Farroh and Pepsi North America Cup eligible Tattoo Artist led the way as part of a four-win night for trainer Dr. Ian Moore on Saturday (June 13) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Beachy Dream Bolts In Buffalo Feature

June 13, 2020:

Beachy Dream watched China Dream do all the legwork then reaped the reward by taking Buffalo Raceway's featured $12,000 Class AA-Open Handicap Pace on Saturday night (June 13) in a seasonal best 1:54.3 over the 'fast' track....read on

Hanover Raceway Showcases New Pick 4

June 13, 2020:

Hanover Raceway offered 10 exciting races to horseplayers and fans on its Saturday (June 13) card of harness racing....read on

Avatar J Holds In Charlottetown Feature

June 13, 2020:

In a duel to the finish, Avatar J prevailed in the $3,200 Preferred Pace at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park on Saturday (June 13)....read on

Ready To Race At The Track On 2

June 13, 2020:

It's been a whirlwind week for participants in Alberta's harness racing industry, going from no open tracks one week ago to now racing at one of the few tracks in North America with spectators allowed....read on

Northside Kicks Off 2020 Season

June 13, 2020:

As track after track opens this season amid the COVID-19 pandemic with spectator-free racing, one racetrack's season opener came just as the province and local health authorities eased restrictions....read on

Father Ofthe Year Loves Saint John

June 13, 2020:

With a full calendar year elapsed since his last pari-mutuel start, veteran pacer Father Ofthe Year was in peak condition for his 2020 debut at Exhibition Park Raceway on Saturday (June 13)....read on

Track Maintenance To Close Summerside

June 13, 2020:

The Prince County Horsemen’s Club, in cooperation with the Red Shores Summerside, has agreed to a scheduled racetrack closure to allow for maintenance preparation for the upcoming race season in Summerside....read on

Pocono Reopens With Saturday Qualifiers

June 13, 2020:

After a 95-day absence due to the coronavirus pandemic, the trotters and pacers were again in competition over the famed red five-eighths mile oval at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday (June 13), with 14 qualifying races restarting the season....read on

SC Rewind: The Photo Finish

June 13, 2020:

This week's edition of Rewind tells the story of the advent of the photo finish camera in Canadian harness racing. It was a great innovation when it first appeared and continues to be an indispensable part of the sport to this day....read on

Two-Year-Olds Hit The Meadowlands

June 13, 2020:

Typically speaking, The Meadowlands kicks off the two-year-old qualifying season with its popular 'Breakfast With the Babies' events. Under the current distancing restrictions, Saturday's first session was likely closer to 'Babies Without the Breakfast.'...read on

Reopening Date Set For Yonkers

June 13, 2020:

Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts has requested and been granted approval by the New York Gaming Commission to resume live racing operations at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Ohio Sires Stakes Season Underway

June 13, 2020:

The Ohio Sires Stakes started off with a bang Friday night (June 12) as McMarkle Sparkle and driver Brett Miller cruised to a new Scioto Downs track record clocking of 1:50.1 for three-year-old pacing fillies in the first of two $50,000 contests for state-bred sophomore pacing fillies....read on

Southwind Chrome Shines At The 'Big M'

June 13, 2020:

Southwind Chrome needed every inch of the stretch to take the Friday night feature at the Meadowlands, which made one simulcast player in Canada very happy, as he or she walked away with the only winning 20-cent Pick-6 ticket, which was worth $39,243....read on

So Much More Strikes In Mares Preferred

June 12, 2020:

So Much More and driver James MacDonald flipped the script this week to capture Friday’s $32,000 Mares Preferred on Friday night (June 12) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Silver Beast Crushes In Red Shores Debut

June 12, 2020:

The ‘Beast’ was unleashed Friday evening (June 12) as newcomer Silver Beast easily toured the oval in the finale at the Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown....read on

Distinctiv Rusty Does It Again

June 12, 2020:

Distinctiv Rusty led all the way in Truro Raceway's top class for the second week in a row, this time with fans back in the stands....read on

Season Opener Set For Hoosier Park

June 12, 2020:

Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino’s 27th season of live harness racing is set to get off to a strong start on Tuesday, June 16 as the season opener attracted a solid number of horses to the entry box....read on

Harrah’s Philadelphia To Qualify Tuesday

June 12, 2020:

Horsemen are advised that Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack will hold pre-meet qualifiers on Tuesday (June 16), Thursday (June 18) and Friday (June 19) mornings, with first post at 10:00 a.m. each day....read on

Morrisville Cancels 2020 Fall Yearling Sale

June 12, 2020:

SUNY Morrisville has cancelled its annual Fall Yearling Sale planned for Sunday, Sept. 20....read on

Top Pacers To Red Shores Saturday

June 12, 2020:

A field of pacing heavyweights will face off Saturday evening in the featured Preferred Pace at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

The Meadows Returns To Action Monday

June 12, 2020:

Management at The Meadows Racetrack is happy to announce that live harness racing will return on Monday (June 15) with a new first post of 12:45 p.m....read on

2020 Grand Circuit Season Opens Sunday

June 12, 2020:

Tioga Downs will host the first Grand Circuit stakes of the 2020 season when the first trotting leg of the Graduate Series is held Sunday evening (June 14)....read on

Revised 2020 NYSS Schedule Released

June 12, 2020:

The New York Sire Stakes complete and revised schedule for the 2020 racing season has been released....read on

Live Racing To Resume At Pocono

June 12, 2020:

After receiving sign off from the PA Department of Health, The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono will resume live harness racing without spectators....read on

Indiana Casinos Opening Monday

June 12, 2020:

Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will officially resume casino gaming operations at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 15 in accordance with directives from the Indiana Gaming Commission and the Indiana State Department of Health....read on

'Where I'm From': Racing Edition

June 12, 2020:

Fans who tuned into the debut of TSN's Racing Night Live on Thursday viewed the world premiere of a special video from The Reklaws for their hit single 'Where I’m From.'...read on

Speedy Stars Scorch The 'Big M'

June 12, 2020:

There have been a number of impressive miles already this season at The Meadowlands, and those efforts aren't just happening at night when purses are on the line. On Friday morning (June 12) the Grand Circuit-targeted sophomore trotting fillies were nearly as quick as their stakes-winning pacing counterparts....read on

Stakes Season Kicks Off Sunday

June 12, 2020:

Tioga Downs will host the first Grand Circuit stakes of the 2020 season when the first trotting leg of the Graduate Series comes to town on Sunday (June 14)....read on

Baby Races Flood Mohawk Friday

June 12, 2020:

The first full card of two-year-old qualifiers at Woodbine Mohawk Park is now complete after a 14-race session on Friday (June 12) with a number of notable performances from the potential future stars of the sport....read on

Dynamic Duo Make The Grade

June 12, 2020:

“I really love learning the skill, it’s a craft that not everyone can do. I think Alex and I make a great team and we are working hard to make Dresden a great surface.”...read on

Innovative Research On Horse Lameness

June 12, 2020:

Could biologic therapies be the future for treating joint disease?...read on

Baillargeon Barn Continues To Roll

June 11, 2020:

Since racing returned to Woodbine Mohawk Park no trainer has been more productive than Ben Baillargeon....read on

Campbell Reigns Supreme At Red Shores

June 11, 2020:

This year has been full of unexpected twists and turns but Island harness racing has been twisting out more of the same as Marc Campbell, the dominant driver of the previous decade, just keeps on winning as he did Thursday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Vernon Feature To Warrawee Preferred

June 11, 2020:

There was plenty of early speed put up in Thursday’s $5,600 top trot at Vernon Downs, but when the tempo started to slow Warrawee Preferred was there to pick up the pieces....read on

Davies Ontario-Based For Good

June 11, 2020:

When harness racing returns to Alberta this weekend, one individual that has been a frequent participant in the province will not be listed on the entries sheet....read on

‘Alumni Show’ Interviews Parham

June 11, 2020:

The most recent edition of the Harness Racing Alumni Show is now available for listening....read on

'Racing Night Live' Premieres Tonight

June 11, 2020:

Starting tonight, TSN and Woodbine Entertainment begin the expansion of their successful broadcast partnership by bringing Canadians live horse racing every Thursday night throughout the summer with 'Racing Night Live.'...read on

Saratoga Racing To Return On June 18

June 11, 2020:

On Thursday, June 11, Saratoga Casino Hotel announced that harness racing will resume at the track on Thursday, June 18, but no spectators are allowed at the track due to state guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic....read on

Eye On Top Hambo, M-Pace Prospects

June 11, 2020:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has unveiled the most recent editions of the annual 'Road to the Hambletonian' and 'Road to the Meadowlands Pace' rankings. The lists feature updates and insight into the top contenders for the 'Big M's most prestigious stakes events....read on

Meadowlands Pleased With Its Return

June 11, 2020:

Right from the get-go, the return of racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack this past Friday (June 5) after the 12-week coronavirus shutdown provided big thrills....read on

Meadowlands To Card 18-Race Programs

June 11, 2020:

After being foiled in attempt to expand to a three-day per week schedule, the Meadowlands Racetrack has announced that it will add five more races to both its Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20 live programs in order to help horsepeople get their horses raced....read on

COSA TV Covering Friday Qualifiers

June 11, 2020:

COSA TV has announced that it has teamed up with Woodbine Mohawk Park in order to provide enhanced coverage of the first full session of baby races, which will take place Friday morning (June 12) at the Campbellville, Ont. oval....read on

Silver Beast To Make CDP Debut Friday

June 11, 2020:

The post draw was not in his favour, but on Friday night (June 12) Silver Beast will take to the track in his east coast debut at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Harry Rutherford Passes

June 11, 2020:

Trot Insider has learned that Harry Rutherford, longtime harness racing industry participant and one of Canada's most successful Standardbred breeders, has passed away at the age of 83....read on

Sign Up For 'Big M' Saturday Training

June 11, 2020:

It has been announced that the Meadowlands Racetrack will open its main track for training this Saturday (June 13) after the qualifying session, which is scheduled to get underway at 9:00 a.m....read on

Delaware County Qualifiers Online

June 11, 2020:

Due to spectator-less mandates, qualifying races scheduled for Delaware County, Ohio will be available for live viewing online....read on

Positive Changes For Ohio Jug Sale

June 11, 2020:

Big changes are in store for this year's Ohio Selected Jug Yearling Sale, and for both consignors and buyers, they're all to the good....read on


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