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Regil Elektra Edges To Victory

June 19, 2018:

The eight-year-old Mach Three mare Regil Elektra showed the qualities that have enabled her to become a racetrack millionaire, overcoming a 25-day layoff and a first-over trip to take the $14,000 featured pace for mares Tuesday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Will Take Charge Takes Charge

June 19, 2018:

Will Take Charge stormed home to win the $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park Tuesday, June 19 in 1:51.3 for driver Jody Jamieson and trainer Jeff Gillis....read on

Howmacfiesty Flies To Preferred Win

June 19, 2018:

Closing from third over, Howmacfiesty launched a wide bid through the stretch to catch pacesetter Kiwi Focus N and win the $8,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace at Georgian Downs by three-quarters lengths in 1:55.1....read on

Scioto Hosts Pro-Am Competition

June 19, 2018:

In late February, the initial Pro-Am Competition was staged at Pompano Park, and on Tuesday, June 19 at Scioto Downs, the second edition of the challenge where the amateur drivers competed in races with and against some of the industry's top reinsmen was showcased....read on

Fox Valley Charm Rebounds At Meadows

June 19, 2018:

Fox Valley Charm, who dominated The Meadows’ elite distaff pacers earlier this spring, returned to her winning ways in the $20,000 Preferred Handicap Tuesday, June 19 with a victory for Tony Hall in 1:50.2, a career best. It was one of five wins for Hall on the 13-race card....read on

Western Stepp Sprints To Lifetime Best

June 19, 2018:

Western Stepp was in a league of her own Tuesday, June 19 as she routed her foes in the $14,000 Winners-Over Handicap for fillies and mares at Plainridge Park....read on

Mcwicked Making An Impression

June 19, 2018:

Not many male pacers have won Dan Patch awards at ages two or three and returned to capture another trophy against older horses. Mcwicked is hoping to add his name to the list....read on

Centre Wellington Derbies Start June 29

June 19, 2018:

This summer, the residents of Centre Wellington will head to Grand River Raceway bearing their postal codes with pride as they compete for $3,000 in prizes and bragging rights as the champions of Centre Wellington Derby Nights....read on

GRAS Awards Grants

June 19, 2018:

The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) has announced the recipients of this year’s Community Mini Grant program supporting projects related to agriculture and the environment....read on

Youngsters Impress At Harrah’s Philly

June 19, 2018:

The fastest two-year-old trotter and pacer over a five-eighths-mile track in 2018, based on reported records at the start of the day, were both on display during the morning session for two-year-olds on Tuesday (June 19) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Roy’s Big Win Is Sinking In

June 19, 2018:

“In the moment, (the impact of winning a big stakes race) doesn’t really sink in. I find you appreciate it more the next day...and the days after that. Stakes racing is a different style, and it’s the area where I’ve learned the most in the last year.”...read on

David Leblanc St-Pierre Passes

June 19, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred groom David Leblanc St-Pierre, the son of trainer Denis St-Pierre, passed away on Saturday, June 9 at the age of 30....read on

Horse Owner, Decades In The Making

June 19, 2018:

“The idea (of horse ownership) just kind of came to me randomly… It’s been something I’ve always wanted to do. It was a line on my bucket list to be crossed off. That’s all I wanted to do was get into the winner’s circle one time; that was my main goal.”...read on

Road To The Hambletonian (Vol. 5)

June 19, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has released the fifth installment of its ‘Road to the Hambletonian,’ and a new leader now sits atop the poll....read on

Amateurs Spar At Grand River

June 19, 2018:

On Monday (June 18) at Grand River Raceway, Majestic Mystic ($9.10) and reinsman Fred Bourgault posted a five and a quarter-length victory in 2:00.4 during CKG Billings Amateur Driving Series action despite broken equipment....read on

Sire Stakes Fillies To Yonkers Thursday

June 19, 2018:

The New York Sire Stakes will return downstate Thursday night (June 21), as Yonkers Raceway will host the Art Watson Pace for three-year-old fillies....read on

Streaker Making Way Up S-Bred Poll

June 19, 2018:

The fourth installment of the 2018 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll has been released, and a streaker has made a move for the top spot....read on

Rapid Fire With The WRDC Drivers

June 19, 2018:

In preparation for this Saturday’s Western Regional Driving Championship at Century Downs Racetrack & Casino, the competing drivers took part in a Rapid Fire Round of questions to provide you with Everything you wanted to know about the Western drivers but were too afraid to ask!...read on

Pompano Auction Details Announced

June 19, 2018:

It has been announced that a two-day auction will soon be taking place at Pompano Park, and organizers with the undertaking have unveiled full details....read on

Brian Kempton Passes

June 19, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that longtime Flamboro Downs-area trainer Brian Kempton passed away at the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Grimsby, Ont. this past Saturday (June 16) at the age of 71....read on

Sire Stakes Juveniles To Buffalo

June 19, 2018:

They have to start somewhere, and it will be Wednesday night (June 20) when the two-year-old pacing fillies begin their racing careers in earnest with a date in the New York Sire Stakes at Buffalo Raceway....read on

Qualifier Organizers Say ‘Thanks’

June 19, 2018:

Gaitway Farms and the SBOANJ would like to thank all the trainers, drivers, and grooms that participated in the last three weeks of qualifiers at Gaitway Farms....read on

Why What We Do Now Is So Important

June 19, 2018:

"Earning money in this industry is tough. We all are very aware that horse racing needs to grow and expand as an industry. But how? "....read on

Make It Five Straight For ‘Fern’

June 18, 2018:

The public was ‘bang on’ when it came to its assessment of the who the horse to beat was in Monday’s ninth race at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Three Straight For Unbeamlievable

June 18, 2018:

Pacing mare Unbeamlieveable is now three-for-three for owner Gilbert Garcia-Owen and trainer/father Gilbert Garcia-Herrera after a recent claim...read on

Preferred Upset For Terra Cotta Lad

June 18, 2018:

Terra Cotta Lad didn’t get a lot of pari-mutuel support in Monday’s $8,500 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers at Grand River Raceway, but that didn’t stop him from finding his way to victory lane in the seven-horse affair....read on

Appellate Swoops For 'Team Campbell'

June 18, 2018:

Appellate was in no hurry in the early stages of Monday’s $9,000 Open Pace at Century Downs, but the same didn’t apply to the way he performed in the closing strides....read on

Plainridge Smokeshow For Starznheaven

June 18, 2018:

Starznheaven remained undefeated at Plainridge Park after scoring his third consecutive top-class win when he went from worst to first in the blink of an eye to win the $16,000 Winners-Over Handicap pace on Monday afternoon....read on

Slick Tony Sweeps Delaware Breeders

June 18, 2018:

George Leager's Slick Tony completed a sweep of his Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund three-year-old eliminations at Harrington Raceway Monday with a 1:53.1 win in the first of two $20,000 divisions....read on

Pennsylvania Fair Action Set To Go

June 18, 2018:

The 2018 Pennsylvania fair harness racing circuit begins Wednesday in this southwestern Pennsylvania town, the first of twenty stops at fairground sites around the state, ending around Little Brown Jug week....read on

Canadians Put On Clinic At Monticello

June 18, 2018:

It was the hottest day of the year thus far at Monticello Raceway on Monday afternoon (June 18). Temperatures broached 90 degrees as three-year-old pacing colts and geldings came to town....read on

'Lightning Lane' Win For Ladys Dude

June 18, 2018:

Ladys Dude yielded the lead to Classicality after a contested first quarter but brushed by him late in the Lightning Lane to capture Monday’s $18,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Two-Year-Olds Strut At Gaitway

June 18, 2018:

Trainer Scott DiDomenico got his first look at a new addition to his stable during Monday’s (June 18) qualifiers for two-year-olds at Gaitway Farm, while trainer Ron Burke got his final look at a number of horses that will soon begin their racing careers. Both were pleased....read on

Free TrackIT Entries And Results

June 18, 2018:

Standardbred Canada is working to resolve issues regarding the speed of the Standardbred Canada website. Customers looking for entries and results can visit trackit.standardbredcanada.ca (click here) where links to TrackIT entries and results will be provided for free....read on

'Sun Stakes Saturday' Elims Drawn

June 18, 2018:

The elimination races for The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono’s $2-million 'Sun Stakes Saturday' card have been drawn. The elims will be contested this Saturday (June 23), and those that advance to the championships will race for the big money on Saturday, June 30....read on

Father’s Day Action At The ‘Aces’

June 18, 2018:

Running Aces’ Father’s Day Sunday program on June 17 got off to a soggy start. The program saw a one-and-a-half-hour delay that forced the cancellation of the first race....read on

Details For 'French' Trotting Races

June 18, 2018:

Nearly two dozen French trotters were safely released from their New York Federal quarantine facility this past Saturday morning (June 16) and are now in the hands of their new American owners....read on

Yearling Sale Cover Contest Details

June 18, 2018:

The Alberta Standardbred Horse Association and Century Downs have released the details in regard to the ASHA Yearling Sale Cover Contest....read on

Prince County Fundraising Details

June 18, 2018:

Officials with the Prince County Horsemen’s Association have announced some details in regard to its ‘Best Seat in the House’ promotion that will be rolled out this week....read on

Inverness Qualifiers Cancelled

June 18, 2018:

Trot Insider has been informed that upcoming qualifying sessions that were scheduled for Inverness Raceway have been cancelled....read on

Hippodrome Reschedules Tuesday Card

June 18, 2018:

For those that may have missed it, Trot Insider would like to issue a reminder that the card of live racing that had been scheduled for this Tuesday (June 19) at Hippodrome 3R has been cancelled and rescheduled....read on

A Lasting Partnership

June 18, 2018:

“I don’t usually go to the sales, but I read the catalogues beforehand, and when Keith calls and asks if I want anything, I’ve done my homework.”...read on

All-Star Trotters Impress At Pocono

June 17, 2018:

Three-year-old colt trotters who may have been eyeing the Earl Beal Trot, with its $500,000 final on Saturday, June 30, had their final pretest six days before the eliminations, as they contested three $30,000 divisions of their Pennsylvania All-Stars event on Sunday (June 17) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Neon Lights Abuzz In Rideau Trot

June 17, 2018:

La Ferme Tag Inc.'s Neon Lights ($13.10) earned his second consecutive top-level win in the nation's capital, as he captured the $8,550 Not Listed Preferred Trot in 1:55.2 on Sunday evening (June 17) at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Second Chance For Giesbrecht

June 17, 2018:

Five days before the 2016 Western Driving Regional Driving Championship, competitor Phil Giesbrecht was forced to withdraw after sustaining a broken ankle in a training accident. This year, the 29-year-old horseman from St. Malo, Man. is once again one of the eight drivers who qualified for the Western Regional and is eager to compete for one of the two spots in the National Driving Championship....read on

Illinois Juvenile Stakes Continue

June 17, 2018:

Illinois-bred juveniles were the focus during the weekend at Hawthorne Race Course, as action continued in the different divisions of the Cardinal and Violet Stakes....read on

McKinney, Adversity Best At Georgian

June 17, 2018:

McKinney ($8.30) and Adversity ($12.20) both employed their winning moves prior to the final turn in their respective $8,500 Preferred 3 assignments on Sunday (June 17) at Georgian Downs....read on

Hudon With Century Grand Slam

June 17, 2018:

Conditioner Gerry Hudon collected four wins on the 10-race program at Century Downs on Sunday (June 17)....read on

Sire Stakes Hat Trick For Svanstedt

June 17, 2018:

Things just kept getting better and better for trainer/driver Åke Svanstedt on Sunday (June 17) at Buffalo Raceway, as he ended up recording three wins during New York Sire Stakes action that had three-year-old trotting fillies in the spotlight....read on

Austin Prelims Conclude At Dresden

June 17, 2018:

Grand Bay has paced her way into the final of the Mark Austin Pacing Series by way of a 1:59.3 effort on Sunday afternoon (June 17) at Dresden Raceway....read on


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