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Reaction From The Class Of 2019

April 10, 2019:

Trot Insider has gathered reaction from the 2019 Standardbred inductees into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame....read on

Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Class Of 2019 Announced

April 9, 2019:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Class of 2019 features international stars of the industry, two horses bred in Québec, a female trainer and individuals representing British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario....read on

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2019 Ballot Announced

March 25, 2019:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2019 ballot. A total of 30 people and horses comprised of 15 Standardbred and 15 Thoroughbred candidates have been selected to appear on the voting ballot....read on

One-On-One With Jimmy Takter

December 3, 2018:

Considered by some as the greatest trainer ever, Jimmy Takter has little, if anything, left to prove...read on

Takter Goes Out A Winner

November 30, 2018:

After winning the final driving start of his career on Thursday at Harrah's Philadelphia, Hall of Fame horseman Jimmy Takter celebrated one last victory as a trainer with Hillofamistery triumphant on Friday afternoon at the Pennsylvania oval....read on

Takter Takes Driving Curtain Call

November 30, 2018:

Regarded as one of the pre-eminent trainers in the history of Standardbred racing, the soon-to-retire Jimmy Takter made sure to conclude his driving career on a winning note, teaming up with youngster Im All Pink ($4.00) in the 13th race on Thursday (Nov. 29) at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Tactical Landing Sets Sights On TVG

November 11, 2018:

The hottest three-year-old colt trotter in harness racing is preparing for late-season stakes action against what could be his fiercest foes of the year....read on

Gingras, Takter Double In Matron

November 8, 2018:

The four Matron Stakes finals for two-year-olds held Thursday (November 8) were bookended by victories featuring one of harness racing's most lethal combinations: trainer Jimmy Takter and driver Yannick Gingras....read on

Tactical Landing Delivers Decisively

October 27, 2018:

When a horse sells for $800,000 as a yearling and boasts a sibling the likes of Mission Brief, the expectations are high. Tactical Landing's effort in the 2018 $600,000 Breeders Crown for three-year-old trotting colts & geldings gave those investors the kind of performance they were hoping for in taking that chance two years ago....read on

Showdowns In Sophomore Trots

October 26, 2018:

After driving Plunge Blue Chip to victory in her Breeders Crown elimination last weekend, and then watching rival Atlanta win hers, Ake Svanstedt seemed as intrigued as anyone by the possibilities in Saturday’s $500,000 championship for three-year-old female trotters at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Takter On His 2015 Breeders Crown Haul

October 24, 2018:

“It felt like I robbed a bank. I won half the card and felt like I could have won two more. I think that’s one record that’s unbeatable.”...read on

The Breeders Crown's Best Says 'Bye'

October 23, 2018:

"It's something I'm really proud of because it's actually a true test for a trainer, I think...to be able to keep a horse sound from beginning to the end."...read on

Lazarus N Scratched From Rooney

October 12, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Lazarus N has been withdrawn from Saturday's (Oct. 13) Dan Rooney Invitational at Yonkers Raceway....read on

‘International’ Win Would Be Special

October 10, 2018:

“[A win in the International Trot] would mean a lot. I would be really, really excited. This is my last year of training and to end up winning, that’s another stripe on my shoulder. It would be something.”...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


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