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Gagnon Wins Five; Series Action At 3R

June 12, 2018:

Harness racing driver Guy Gagnon was on a tear at Hippodrome 3R Tuesday evening (June 12), winning five of the nine races on the program....read on

Western Stepp Prevails At Plainridge

June 12, 2018:

After getting beat on the front end the last two weeks, Western Stepp switched strategies and found her way back to the winner’s enclosure on Tuesday afternoon (June 12) after capturing the $14,000 Fillies and Mares Winners-Over pacing feature in a blanket finish at Plainridge Park....read on

Jamies Renegade Scores In DSBF Debut

June 12, 2018:

Deborah and Jamie Bozman's Jamies Renegade ($5.40, Russell Foster), made her Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund debut a winning one on Tuesday (June 12) with a 1:55.1 win in the first $20,000 leg at Harrington Raceway....read on

Ilana Z Tam Shocks In Stallion Series

June 12, 2018:

Stranded outside without cover past the half, Ilana Z Tam bowed her head, brushed past the leader and pulled off a 22-1 shocker in Tuesday’s (June 12) $80,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series stakes at The Meadows....read on

Clinton To Unveil Trackside Market

June 12, 2018:

Since the departure of the Wednesday market in downtown Clinton, Ont. a few summers ago, Jessica Carnochan, Marketing Manager at Clinton Raceway, has wanted to incorporate the same idea alongside afternoon harness racing during the summer months in the small Ontario town....read on

Yonkers Sets Father's Day Post Time

June 12, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s ‘French’ Sunday Father’s Day matinee this weekend (June 17) shall offer a first post of 12:35 p.m....read on

Pacer Sets 1:49 World Record Monday

June 12, 2018:

Cams Valentino crossed the finish line faster than any other four-year-old pacing gelding on a half-mile track in the history of harness racing when he won the $14,500 Open II in 1:49 on Monday at Northfield Park....read on

S-Bred Poll's Week 3 Results Are In

June 12, 2018:

The third installment of the 2018 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll has been released, and although reigning trotting queen Hannelore Hanover still sits atop the pile, a sharp rival with a full head of steam is gunning for the top spot....read on

Kawartha Downs Extends Schoolers

June 12, 2018:

Officials with Kawartha Downs wish to advise horsemen that schoolers have been extended through this week....read on

Two-Year-Olds Impress In Qualifiers

June 12, 2018:

Some very nice two-year-olds were on display on Tuesday (June 12) during the morning qualifying session at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Mitchell Joins Woodbine Board

June 12, 2018:

On Tuesday (June 12), the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced the appointment of Hugh Mitchell to its Board of Directors....read on

Filion, Roy To Spar At Hippodrome 3R

June 12, 2018:

Two of the top harness racing drivers in all of Canada, Louis-Philippe Roy and Sylvain Filion, will face off in the inaugural Ben Hur Cup at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday, June 24....read on

Gingras: Wolfgang Is In Tune

June 12, 2018:

“I’m very happy with the way he [raced in his Goodtimes elimination]. It was his first time out and he was loaded with trot. I think he did it the right way and I think he’s got a big chance.”...read on

N.A. Cup Post Positions Drawn

June 12, 2018:

Lather Up, Stay Hungry and Wes Delight, all impressive winners in last weekend’s eliminations, headline a field of 10 for the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup on Saturday, June 16 at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Western Regional Drivers Set

June 12, 2018:

The field of eight drivers has been confirmed for the 2018 Western Regional Driving Championship, which will take place at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino on Saturday, June 23....read on

Yonkers Guarantees $15k For Pick-5

June 11, 2018:

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Tuesday evening’s Pick 5 wager starts with a carryover of $4,192.04 and a $15,000 guaranteed pool. The guarantee is in conjunction with the U.S. Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program....read on

'Zeus' Trips Out And Triumphs

June 11, 2018:

The trip was sweet and the end result was even sweeter for trotting veteran Zeus Lightning, who eked out a head decision against conditioned foes Monday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Unbeamlievable Still Knows How To Win

June 11, 2018:

Unbeamlieveable, the winningest two-year-old pacing filly in North America in 2015 and tying for her divisional lead in 2016, has continued her winning ways into her older form, taking Monday’s $14,000 distaff pacing feature at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in 1:53.4....read on

Starznheaven Scores Again At Plainridge

June 11, 2018:

It might be that fresh New England air or the fact he’s been back on a five-eighths mile track where he seems to do his best work. Either way, the razor-sharp Starznheaven has now registered back-to-back feature race victories at Plainridge Park after winning the $16,000 Winners-Over Handicap pace on Monday afternoon....read on

Sidewalk Dancer Sharp In Adios Betty

June 11, 2018:

Sidewalk Dancer peeled off cover past the three-quarters, turned on the jets in the lane and rolled to her third straight victory in Monday’s $159,868 Pennsylvania Sires Stake at The Meadows....read on

Slick Tony Piling Up The Wins

June 11, 2018:

George Leager's Slick Tony was a 1:53.4 winner in the first leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund stakes for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings Monday at Harrington Raceway....read on

Governor Signs NJ Sports Betting Bill

June 11, 2018:

On Monday, June 11, Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 4111, allowing sports betting at New Jersey casinos and racetracks for certain professional and collegiate sports or athletic events....read on

Secretary Of Agriculture Visits Fair Winds

June 11, 2018:

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher visited Standardbred breeding facility Fair Winds Farm on Friday and presented owner Mark Mullen with a proclamation from Gov. Phil Murphy declaring June the Month of the Horse in the Garden State. The horse was designated the state animal in 1977....read on

Village Jiffy Passes

June 11, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned of the recent passing of pacing stallion Village Jiffy, who stood in British Columbia at JCS Veterinary Reproductive Services since 2004. He was 28....read on

USHWA Donates To Fire Victims

June 11, 2018:

The United States Harness Writers Association has announced that it will be donating $2,500 to the unfortunate horsemen who lost more than two dozen horses and their associated equipment in the recent Mount Hope Training Center barn fire....read on

Mandatory Payout On N.A. Cup Night

June 11, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment has announced a mandatory payout for the Woodbine Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 on Saturday, June 16....read on

Gingras Discusses Sweet Lou Juvenile

June 11, 2018:

“When I was in Florida I really liked her. She was one of my favourite fillies that [trainer Ron Burke] had.”...read on

‘Play Of The Day’ Announced

June 11, 2018:

The United States Trotting Association has release the details regarding the ‘USTA Play of the Day,’ which is a new social media initiative by the association....read on

The ‘Big M’s Camel & Ostrich Derby Details

June 11, 2018:

This Saturday (June 16), camels and ostriches will thunder down the stretch at the Meadowlands Racetrack for the seventh annual Cameltonian & Ostrich Derby....read on

Yonkers’ Sunday Post Time Set

June 11, 2018:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have announced the first-race post time for the track’s card of live racing that is scheduled for this coming Sunday (June 17)....read on

Quebec-Bred Series Continues Tuesday

June 11, 2018:

Trotters will own the spotlight at the Hippodrome 3R Tuesday evening (June 12), as the opening round of the Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-olds will take centre stage....read on

Big Effort For LMC Mass Gem

June 11, 2018:

LMC Mass Gem overcame a double jump in class, Post 8, a ‘sloppy’ track, and being parked three eights of a mile before getting the top, surmounting the adversity to post a one and a quarter-length, 1:56.3 triumph in the $17,500 featured trot Sunday (June 10) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

More Hometown Love For ‘Beach’

June 11, 2018:

It has been announced that the late-great Somebeachsomewhere will soon be receiving another prestigious honour, and this time it will be coming from his old stomping grounds....read on

Sire Stakes At Buffalo Wednesday

June 11, 2018:

Wisdom Tree and Tell Me A Joke both have a victory this season in the New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies, and they appear to be the ones to beat in their respective Wednesday night (June 13) divisions at Buffalo Raceway....read on

Atlantic Regional Championship Shuttle

June 11, 2018:

Officials with Red Shores have announced that a shuttle bus will be making a run to the Atlantic Regional Driving Championship at Truro Raceway on Friday, June 29....read on

To The Limit In ‘Aces’ Open

June 11, 2018:

Running Aces’ Sunday evening (June 10) live program featured the track’s weekly feature for Open pacers. This week's edition saw six geldings line up to vie for the winner's share of the $11,000 purse....read on

Century's Monday Card Cancelled

June 11, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that the program of live racing that was scheduled for Monday (June 11) at Century Downs has been cancelled....read on

Full Support For The Track On 2

June 11, 2018:

“I really applaud what they’re doing. They’ve made a considerable investment even before they’re open for business, and it’s just nice to see the positive spin they’ve taken towards racing.”...read on

Who Will Win The North America Cup?

June 11, 2018:

Who do you think will win the 2018 Pepsi North America Cup?....read on

Borth Steals The Show At Dresden

June 10, 2018:

The Mark Austin Pacing Series kicked off on Sunday (June 10) at Dresden Raceway, but it was Tyler Borth that stole the show. The Ingersoll, Ont. native hit the board with all 10 drives including six wins with two seconds and two thirds....read on

Neon Lights Shines For Demers

June 10, 2018:

With a career-best victory in the $8,400 Preferred Handicap Pace, Neon Lights completed Gerard Demers' training triple on Sunday night (June 10) at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

'Filibuster' Continues Perfect Campaign

June 10, 2018:

Confederation Cup winner Filibuster Hanover continued his perfect four-year-old campaign in stakes action this year, as he captured another Graduate Series division on Sunday afternoon (June 10) at Tioga Downs....read on

Georgian Preferred To Mohawk Warrior

June 10, 2018:

Mohawk Warrior added Georgian Downs to the list of tracks he has conquered with a winning effort in the featured $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace on Sunday night (June 10)....read on

Clinton Racing Returns After Brief Hiatus

June 10, 2018:

The 164th annual Clinton Spring Fair came to town this past weekend in Clinton, providing race fans with a break two weeks after their season opener on the Victoria Day long weekend....read on

Exit Smiling Adds Stakes Win To Streak

June 10, 2018:

Exit Smiling gave his connections something to smile about as they left Century Downs on Sunday afternoon (June 10) following a victory in the Alberta Sires Stakes....read on

Dead Heat In Open Series

June 10, 2018:

A two-time divisional champion mare and a driver who is undefeated in his entire racing career dead-heated for the win in a $30,000 Great Northeast Open Series at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon, and came very close to the divisional world record for a trotting tie....read on

'Royalty,' Doucet Reign At Inverness

June 10, 2018:

After having been sent away as the odds-on favourite, the Redmond Doucet-driven Intended Royalty ($3.50) captured Inverness Raceway’s $1,150 Winners Over Pace on Sunday (June 10), as the Randy Copley pupil made every pole a winning one from Post 3 and tripped the timer seven lengths the best in 1:57.1....read on

Quebec-Bred Series Continues

June 10, 2018:

Imagine Speed and her young pilot, Tyler Jones, upset during the opening round of the Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-old pacers on Sunday (June 10) at Hippodrome 3R....read on

Cartoon Daddy Lays Down The Law

June 10, 2018:

Despite having gotten away sixth at the start of the Sunday afternoon (June 10) top-class feature at Red Shores’ Summerside Raceway, Cartoon Daddy went on to demolish his competition....read on

Saratoga Open To Twisted Pretzel

June 10, 2018:

Twisted Pretzel was all business at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Sunday (June 10) during the track’s $14,500 Open Trot....read on


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