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More Scholarship Apps Now Available

April 18, 2018:

It has been announced that the 2018-19 SOA of NY/Yonkers Raceway Scholarship Applications are now available....read on

Post Time Preview

April 18, 2018:

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

Mohawk Qualifying, Western Fair Training Changes

April 18, 2018:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District and Woodbine Mohawk Park have provided updates in regard to qualifying and training at the tracks....read on

Truro Qualifiers This Weekend

April 18, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Truro Raceway will be holding a qualifying session this coming weekend....read on

Eugene Kurzrok Passes

April 18, 2018:

Eugene Kurzrok, 81, managing partner of Our Horse Cents Stable and Stable 45, and an owner of several champions including Mission Brief, Southwind Frank, What The Hill, Obrigado and Golden Receiver, passed away on Monday (April 16) after a brief illness....read on

It's Not Easy Bein' Western Fame

April 18, 2018:

“He’s matured and is more versatile now. He seems to really have the will to go forward and likes a target. He’s won all different kinds of ways. I really like the way he’s coming into the race.”...read on

Honouring Two Legendary Figures

April 18, 2018:

Lloyd Arnold and Stan Bergstein, two legendary figures in harness racing, have races named in their honour for this coming weekend’s live action at Cal Expo....read on

World Harness Handicapping Championship Set

April 18, 2018:

Next Saturday (April 28) the top horseplayers in North America will compete for $75,000 in prize money in the 2018 World Harness Handicapping Championship presented by DerbyWars.com, at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment in East Rutherford, NJ. ...read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

April 18, 2018:

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

Ohio Sires Stakes Noms Increase Slightly

April 18, 2018:

The Ohio Sires Stakes nominations for two and three-year-old trotting and pacing colts and fillies total 1,180 this year, which is an increase of three per cent from 2017....read on

Update On Woodbine Expansion

April 18, 2018:

It has been revealed by the Ontario Government that a completed expansion on the grounds of Woodbine Racetrack could annually bring the City of Toronto anywhere from $26 to $31 million by 2022....read on

Lago Sings Equine Guelph’s Praises

April 18, 2018:

“Buying new mares is the goal for myself over the next couple of years, to expand my own herd and get more involved in the breeding side. I have a passion for it – the genetics – and I want to pursue that.”...read on

NAADA, Hungary Split Round Two Splits

April 17, 2018:

For the second consecutive day the Hungarians and the NAADA members competed in inclement weather in round two of their international amateur driving competition, which was presented at Yonkers Raceway on Tuesday, April 16. And like in the contest yesterday at Monticello Raceway, each country emerged victorious in the two event races....read on

More Mares Double Up In Weiss

April 17, 2018:

Ms American Muscle and I M Fishin became two-time winners in the Bobby Weiss Series for trotting females at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, capturing their respective $15,000 divisions of the third preliminary over the off going on Tuesday, April 17....read on

Northville Downs Sold, Will Keep Racing

April 17, 2018:

Northville Downs was reportedly purchased by a housing developer per an announcement on Tuesday. However, this purchase does not necessarily point to the end of harness racing in Michigan....read on

MAC Backs Youth Litarary Derby

April 17, 2018:

The Mississauga Arts Council, one of a dozen high profile partners, is helping to assist and promote the fledgling Youth Literary Derby....read on

'Boomboom' Blitzes London Preferred

April 17, 2018:

Louis-Philippe Roy sent 1-5 favourite Boomboom Ballykeel to the top passing the quarter and remained in control under the wire to win the $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace on Tuesday, April 17 at The Raceway at Western Fair District in 1:56 over a "good" track....read on

Fashion Showdown Upsets At Harrington

April 17, 2018:

Chris White's Fashion Showdown was an upset winner in the $17,500 Mares Open Tuesday, April 17 at Harrington Raceway....read on

Elliesjet N Flies In Plainridge Open

April 17, 2018:

Elliesjet N came to Plainridge Park fresh off a seasonal best 1:52.1 victory at the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono and the public took notice of that outing, capturing $15,000 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap as the 1-5 favourite on Tuesday, April 17....read on

Pass The Vape Pops In Hackett

April 17, 2018:

Pass The Vape passed his first major test of his sophomore season on Tuesday, April 17, capturing the $40,000 championship leg of the inaugural running of the James K. Hackett Memorial for Ohio-sired three-year-old colt trotters....read on

Show Runner’s In Control

April 17, 2018:

Show Runner turned back the extended challenge of Miss Read en route to victory in Tuesday’s (April 17) feature at the Meadows, an $11,500 Filly & Mare Conditioned Pace....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #1

April 17, 2018:

The countdown to the 2018 Pepsi North America Cup is on, with Trot Magazine profiling the horses predicted to be the top contenders for Canadian harness racing's richest prize....read on

Vernon Meet To Kick Off Friday

April 17, 2018:

Vernon Downs is set to begin its 65th season of live racing this Friday (April 20), and the card will kick off with a new first-race post time....read on

Rick Forgie Passes

April 17, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred horseman Rick Forgie has passed away at the age of 53....read on

Infield Experience Added To Camluck Classic

April 17, 2018:

The first-ever Camluck Classic is now just over a month away at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and there will be some new twists to the London, Ont. oval’s signature event....read on

Tioga Downs Qualifying Details

April 17, 2018:

Officials with Tioga Downs have released information in regard to an upcoming qualifying session that will take place at the track this week....read on

Hinchcliffe To Drive A Standardbred

April 17, 2018:

IndyCar wheelman James Hinchcliffe is usually seen competing on the track in his Honda, although, it has been announced that harness racing fans will soon be able to see the native of Oakville, Ont. get in the racebike and take the lines very soon....read on

The 'Big M' Announces Beer Fest Details

April 17, 2018:

On Saturday, May 19, the beer will flow at the Meadowlands Racetrack for the third annual Spring Beer Fest....read on

New, Full-Tuition Scholarship Announced

April 17, 2018:

It has been announced that one of Standardbred racing’s leading horse owners has sponsored a new, four-year, full-tuition scholarship award....read on

Mohawk’s Juvenile Series To Return

April 17, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk Park is pleased to once again offer summer series for two-year-old pacers and trotters....read on

Pinske: ‘Glamour Boy’ Class Looks Open

April 17, 2018:

“I don’t like to jinx myself, but I think that (three-year-old male pacer) division is probably as open as it’s been. There are a lot of tough horses and I think every week you could see a different horse show up. So it’s going to be tough, but I think we have a chance to have some fun.”...read on

Trainers To Select French Trotters

April 17, 2018:

“I think there’s a lot of owners and trainers who are really going to enjoy this and that’s the thing about the game. I want to make money, but the other thing about that game is it has to be fun and this is going to be fun, it’s going to be interesting, it’s going to be different. I’m excited to be a part of it.”...read on

Better Caviar Repeats At The Meadows

April 16, 2018:

Better Caviar surged past Mac Deeno in mid-stretch to capture his second straight victory in Monday’s feature at The Meadows, a $13,000 conditioned trot....read on

Avatartist Romps; Prologue Streaking

April 16, 2018:

After a near miss after using come-from-behind tactics in last week’s Preferred 3 at The Raceway at Western Fair District, Avatartist said ‘catch me if you can’ in Monday’s edition of the class before cruising to a handy victory....read on

Yonkers' Pick-5 Getting Noticed

April 16, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s Monday evening’s Pick 5 wager figured to get some extra ganders, and indeed it did....read on

Triples For Big Rich, Auciello, Drury

April 16, 2018:

A messy Monday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park saw six-year-old trotter Big Rich complete a Preferred triple....read on

Artful Way Wins Plainridge Open

April 16, 2018:

Even the deluge of rain couldn't dampen the excitement of opening day at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon as Artful Way found his way to the winner's circle after taking the $15,000 Open Pace over a very sloppy track....read on

Harrington Open To Major Uptrend

April 16, 2018:

Major Uptrend was a dominant 1:53 winner for driver Tony Morgan in Monday’s $16,000 Open Pace at Harrington Raceway....read on

Carlson Celebrates 3,000th Win

April 16, 2018:

Eric Carlson wasted no time in recording his 3,000th career victory Monday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, taking the first race of the night with Call Me Richard for the milestone victory....read on

Hackett Memorial To Red Storm

April 16, 2018:

Red Storm, dispatched as the betting favourite based on an impressive elimination win last week and an inside post draw, prevailed in the first-ever $40,000 James K. Hackett Memorial championship for Ohio-sired three-year-old trotting fillies held at Miami Valley Raceway on Monday....read on

Posts Drawn For Levy, Matchmaker

April 16, 2018:

Post positions have been drawn for North America’s two richest races of the season to date, Yonkers Raceway’s $532,000 final of the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series and $373,000 final of the Blue Chip Matchmaker....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #2

April 16, 2018:

The countdown to the 2018 Pepsi North America Cup is on, with Trot Magazine profiling the horses predicted to be the top contenders for Canadian harness racing's richest prize....read on

Summer Student/Marketing Intern Wanted

April 16, 2018:

Do you eat, sleep and breathe harness racing? Do you enjoy promoting harness racing and have exceptional customer service skills? If this sounds like you and you feel like you have the potential to be an outstanding ambassador for Canadian harness racing, read on....read on

Belanger Fundraiser Proves Successful

April 16, 2018:

Trot Insider has received word that recent charity endeavours in support of horseman Paul Belanger have been very successful, and the organizers behind the drives would like to thank the sponsors that have been very generous toward the much-loved horseman....read on

Lois Allison Passes

April 16, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred breeder/owner Lois Allison of Hamilton, Ont. passed away on Saturday (April 14) at the age of 92....read on

Upcoming Red Shores Paddock Meeting

April 16, 2018:

Trot Insider has been informed of the details of an upcoming paddock meeting at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Breeders Crown To Mohawk In 2019

April 16, 2018:

The $6 million Breeders Crown, harness racing’s richest and most prestigious year-end divisional championship series, is set to return in October 2019 to the newly renovated Woodbine Mohawk Park in Campbellville, Ont....read on

Woodbine Stakes Payments Due Today

April 16, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment would like to remind owners and trainers of today’s stakes payment deadline (April 16) for events in 2018....read on

It’s All ‘Moe’ At Pompano

April 16, 2018:

Rock On Moe ($12.80), deftly handled by his trainer, Dan Daley, conquered six worthy opponents and the elements to score a 1:52.3 win in Pompano Park's $15,000 Open Handicap Pace on Sunday night (April 15)....read on

Last Call For Scholarship Applications

April 16, 2018:

The deadline for HHYF scholarship applications is approaching fast – completed applications are due at the HHYF office by April 30, but early submission is encouraged....read on


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