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‘Home Stretch’ Series Details Unveiled

April 10, 2018:

Freehold Raceway has announced the details of its ‘Home Stretch Racing Series’ for trotters and pacers....read on

Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Class Of 2018

April 10, 2018:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the people and horses being recognized as inductees in 2018. Six people and four horses have been elected from an extremely deep ballot of candidates....read on

‘Equine Affair’ Set To Get Underway

April 10, 2018:

Details have been released in regard to the Equine Affair, which will take place this week (Thursday, April 12 to Sunday, April 15) at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio....read on

Campbell To Officials Accreditation Board

April 10, 2018:

It has been announced that John Campbell has joined the Racing Officials Accreditation Program’s board of directors....read on

SC’s April 15 Payment Reminder

April 10, 2018:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind owners and trainers that the April 15 stakes payment due date falls on a Sunday this year....read on

'Historical Racing' Bill Signed In Virginia

April 10, 2018:

On Monday (April 9), Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed House Bill 1609, which calls for the legalization of the operation of historical racing machines at Colonial Downs....read on

Ohio Fantasy League Deadline Nears

April 10, 2018:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association has issued a reminder that applications for its fantasy league are due April 15....read on

Tucker Named New Saratoga GM

April 10, 2018:

It was recently announced that Alex Tucker would be replacing Tom Wiedmayer as the new general manager of the Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Dianne Heywood Passes

April 10, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred owner/trainer Dianne Heywood (nee Clifton), of Windsor, Ont. passed away on Sunday, April 8 with her family by her side. Dianne, the cherished wife of Bev, was 66....read on

Buffalo Cancels Its Friday Live Card

April 10, 2018:

Officials with Buffalo Raceway have announced that the track has been forced to cancel its card of live racing that was scheduled for this Friday (April 13)....read on

Stability At Northside Downs

April 10, 2018:

The Standardbred industry in Nova Scotia has received a shot in the arm, as it has been announced that live racing at Northside Downs will be remaining right where it is for a good amount of time....read on

Hippodrome 3R Opener Rescheduled

April 10, 2018:

Officials with the Quebec Jockey Club have announced that Hippodrome 3R has been forced to delay the opening day of its 2018 live meet....read on

Trainer's Patience With Veteran Pays Off

April 10, 2018:

“I’ve probably put in more time with him than with any horse I’ve ever trained. He’s been as rewarding as any just about any horse I’ve been around.”...read on

Parkhill Nonstop Wins Woodbine Finale

April 10, 2018:

In the midst of a light dusting of snow, Parkhill Nonstop popped out of the pocket in the lane and roared away from the competition en route to capturing the final harness race ever contested at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Miss Hill Repeats In Bobby Weiss

April 9, 2018:

Miss Hill became the only two-time winner in the Bobby Weiss Series for female pacers on Monday night (April 9) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Mister X Wires Preferred Foes

April 9, 2018:

After a heartbreaking beat in last week’s Preferred 3 at The Raceway at Western Fair District, Mister X returned to the same class and held on for a narrow triumph for the tandem of driver Robert Shepherd and trainer Kenny Oliver....read on

Harrington Open To Soto

April 9, 2018:

Harrington Raceway's 72nd year of live racing commenced Monday with a 13-race program....read on

Stakes Payments Due In PA On May 15

April 9, 2018:

The state Horse Racing Commission’s Bureau of Standardbred Horse Racing has reminded Standardbred horse owners that 2018 sire stakes payments for two-year-old and three-year-old horses are due by May 15....read on

E Dees Well Said Clicks In Cook

April 9, 2018:

Pinned along the cones with no apparent route to victory, E Dees Well Said shot through an unexpectedly available 'lighting lane' to capture Monday’s $15,000 second leg of the Ruby Cook Memorial Pace for three-year-old fillies at The Meadows....read on

Hackett Memorial Gets Underway

April 9, 2018:

The Ohio stakes season got underway Monday afternoon (April 9) at Miami Valley Raceway, as a pair of $15,000 eliminations of the James K. Hackett Memorial Series were contested....read on

Trip To The Elitlopp, Anyone?

April 9, 2018:

Honestly, who doesn’t want to watch the Elitloppet live in Sweden? Well, now here’s your chance....read on

‘Trotting 4 Charity’ Details Unveiled

April 9, 2018:

Organizers with ‘Trotting 4 Charity’ have announced the details of a North American fundraising event that has been scheduled to occur during the May 18 – 20 weekend of racing....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #9

April 9, 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

Waples, McMaster A Big Part Of Woodbine Era

April 9, 2018:

Driver Roger Mayotte became the answer to a trivia question when he won the first Standardbred race at Woodbine Racetrack with four-year-old pacer Boastful on January 1, 1994. A new trivia answer will be established Monday evening (April 9) when the final Standardbred race at Woodbine is complete....read on

T-Bred Night Racing Proposal Dropped

April 9, 2018:

John Bonacic, the chairman of the New York Senate’s racing and wagering committee, recently stated that a proposal that called for Thoroughbreds to be able to race during the evenings at Belmont Park has been dropped from budget negotiations....read on

Harrah’s Philly Gearing Up For Meet

April 9, 2018:

Officials with Harrah’s Philadelphia have announced the details of qualifying sessions that will kick off over the Pennsylvania track this week....read on

Miso Fast Debuts For New Connections

April 9, 2018:

It’s safe to say that Miso Fast was a hard-luck Glamour Boy last season at age three, as the talented son of Roll With Joe found himself on the unlucky end of some of the sport’s upper echelon clashes. After a barn change, the sharp bay has now made his four-year-old debut, and it was a winning one....read on

Vintage Starting Gate Discovered

April 9, 2018:

An item which recently appeared on the Standardbred Canada website showcased an unearthed, mid-1970s emergency vehicle that had been used at Sudbury Downs. Now, images of an even older raceway classic have surfaced, and the ride is beauty....read on

We Were Younger Then

April 9, 2018:

"I had been to the races one or two times a year as a child, but I fell in love with the sport at Woodbine [Racetrack], in the months and years that followed my first trip as a teenager, with my friends"....read on / continuer à lire

Half A Dozen Rideau Wins For Roy

April 8, 2018:

Canada's leading reinsman Louis-Philippe Roy continued to rack up the wins with another successful Sunday stop at Rideau Carleton Raceway on April 8....read on

Willyorwonthe Circles Preferred Trotters

April 8, 2018:

Last at the mid-mile mark, Willyorwonthe caught race leader Fox Valley Veto at the wire with a big stretch rally in Sunday night's $11,500 Preferred 2 Trot at Flamboro Downs....read on

Repeat Winners In Weiss Series

April 8, 2018:

George Napolitano Jr., perennially the leading driver at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, steered Meadowbranch Ricky and Chas Hanover to their second straight victories in the Bobby Weiss Series for trotting males on Sunday night (April 8) at the northeast Pennsylvania oval...read on

From Barn Fire To Racehorse

April 8, 2018:

A barn fire in December 2013 nearly cost horseman John Schaap his barn, his house and all his horses. Four years later, a weanling foal he saved from his burning barn has now made it to the races....read on

Hackett Memorial To Get Underway

April 8, 2018:

Eliminations week for the James K. Hackett Memorial Series at Miami Valley Raceway is upon us....read on

CrazyCat Pounces Again

April 8, 2018:

Five-year-old trotter CrazyCat (by Crazed) is in the midst of a breakout season, and on Sunday (April 8) he won the Open Trot for the second consecutive time at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Bad Character Turns Into Barn Fire Hero

April 8, 2018:

When barns go up in flames and someone comes to the rescue, that brave soul is usually of the human variety. That is why a horse owner was floored last week when she found out it was an equine with a checkered past that stepped up to save a fellow horse in need....read on

‘Burke Brigade’s Big Saturday

April 8, 2018:

It’s safe to say that trainer Ron Burke had a pretty good Saturday this past weekend....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #10

April 8, 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

Woodbine Enters Sponsorship Exchange

April 8, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment has announced that it has partnered on a Thoroughbred ‘race exchange sponsorship agreement’ with the Japan Racing Association....read on

Meadows Triples Pool Guarantee

April 8, 2018:

Officials with the Meadows have announced that the track has tripled the total-pool guarantee for its Monday (April 9) Pick 5 wager to $15,000....read on

MGM Purchasing Northfield

April 8, 2018:

MGM Growth Properties LLC has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Milstein Entertainment LLC to acquire the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park for approximately $1.06 billion....read on

Combat Colic This Spring

April 8, 2018:

It goes without saying that horsepeople want to ensure that colic doesn’t strike their racing outfits this spring. When it comes to Equine Guelph, the feeling is mutual....read on

Woodbine Top Ten: #1

April 8, 2018:

For 25 years, fans at Woodbine Racetrack have witnessed some of harness racing's best horses and some of Canadian harness racing's greatest memories....read on

Round Four Of 'Levys' At Yonkers

April 8, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway Saturday, April 7 hosted the a trio of $50,000 events in the fourth of five preliminary rounds in the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series....read on

'Big M' Breaks $3 Million Handle Again

April 8, 2018:

It was another big Saturday night at the Meadowlands, as for the third time this year, wagering surpassed the $3-million mark at the industry’s handle leader....read on

'Beach' Honoured With Hickstead Award

April 8, 2018:

Equestrian Canada posthumously awarded the 2017 Hickstead Horse of the Year Award to Somebeachsomewhere during its convention in Ottawa, Ont. on Saturday, April 7....read on

Deetzy Downs Saratoga Open

April 7, 2018:

On Saturday, April 7, Deetzy bested Artful Way, who has dominated the Open ranks at Saratoga Harness, in a 1:52.2 mile in the $12,000 pacing feature....read on

Woodbine Hosts Final Saturday Card

April 7, 2018:

The final Saturday night after 24 years of harness racing at Woodbine Racetrack went to post April 7, with Nirvana Seelster winning the $34,000 Preferred, Woodbine's all-time dash leaders honoured and history made over the 10-race program....read on

Pacing Males Clash In Weiss Opener

April 7, 2018:

The pacing males saw their first action in the Bobby Weiss Series on Saturday, April 7 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, contesting three $15,000 divisions of the first preliminary round....read on

Inverse Hanover In Hoosier Invitational

April 7, 2018:

Inverse Hanover and driver John DeLong found the winner’s circle for the second consecutive week at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, this time in the featured event, the $21,000 Fillies and Mares Invitational Pace, on Saturday, April 7....read on


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