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Road To The Hambletonian (Vol. 3)

June 5, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has released the third installment of its ‘Road to the Hambletonian.’...read on

‘Hannelore’ Still Atop S-Bred Poll

June 5, 2018:

The second installment of the 2018 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll has been released, and the current matriarch of the aged trotting ranks is still looking down on her rivals....read on

James Thompson Passes

June 5, 2018:

Standardbred breeder/owner James Daryl Thompson, 84, of Danville, Ky., passed away on Thursday, May 29 at his home....read on

Powerful Toy Passes

June 5, 2018:

Owner Jeff Stacy reports that Powerful Toy p,3,1:51.1 ($868,657) passed away on Monday (June 4) at the Agricultural Technical Institute in Apple Creek, Ohio....read on

Carrick Named N.A. Cup Drawmaster

June 5, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk Park is pleased to announce Connor Carrick, Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman, as this year’s drawmaster for the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup....read on

‘Month Of The Horse’ Celebration In NJ

June 5, 2018:

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher along with state and local officials will celebrate the Month of the Horse this Friday (June 8) by visiting Fair Winds Farm in Cream Ridge, NJ....read on

New York Breeders Comment On Yonkers

June 5, 2018:

The Harness Horse Breeders of NY has commented on the recently-announced pending sale of Yonkers Raceway and the Empire City Casino....read on

Banca On Mount Hope Barn Fire

June 5, 2018:

Horseman Rich Banca, the owner of the Mount Hope Training Center in New York, has commented on the tragic barn fire that claimed 24 Standardbreds this past Saturday (June 2). “It was one of the worst things I’ve ever seen in my life,” he has said....read on

Kawartha Program, Wagering Seminar

June 5, 2018:

Want to learn how to read a program and place a bet? If you are in the Peterborough area, make plans to head to Kawartha Downs this Saturday night (June 9) and get in the know....read on

Ready For A Game-Changing Season

June 5, 2018:

Captaintreacherous, a winner of $3.1 million with a mark of 1:47.1, made an immense impact on the sport during his incredible racing career, and now the two-time US Pacer of the Year is ready to rock the industry again....read on

Owners Breakfast Saturday At Mohawk

June 5, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk Park has announced that it is pleased to offer a special owners’ breakfast during baby races this Saturday (June 9)....read on

Contentious N.A. Cup Elims Drawn

June 5, 2018:

Twenty-nine of the top three-year-old pacers on the continent will contest the eliminations for the Pepsi North America Cup this Saturday (June 9) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Manners To Be Put To The Test

June 5, 2018:

“He’s definitely stating to mature a little bit mentally, but even this year, he was good one race, and I couldn’t hold him back the next… Right now, it seems we have him halfway figured out. We’ll see how long it lasts before he outsmarts us again.”...read on

Holiday Road Fillies Sweep Golds

June 5, 2018:

Daughters of Holiday Road did their daddy proud Monday evening as Alexus Eh and Sorceress Seelster hauled home the hardware in their respective OSS Gold Series divisions at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Supplement To Roses Are Red

June 5, 2018:

Australian pacing mare Firebby A has quickly made a name for herself in North America and her connections have opted to take a shot at the best by supplementing to the upcoming Roses Are Red Stakes....read on

Destiny Hanover Upsets 'All Stars'

June 4, 2018:

A trio of $30,000 divisions of the Pennsylvania All-Stars for three-year-old pacing fillies took to the track on Monday (June 4) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

In Spades Wins 'In Hand'

June 4, 2018:

In Spades marched to the top and kept on rolling to an impressive-looking score in Monday’s main event – the $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap for horse and gelding pacers – at Grand River Raceway....read on

Harrington Hat Trick For 'Bobby'

June 4, 2018:

Art Stafford and Art Stafford, Jr.’s Blazing Bobby Sox notched his third consecutive win Monday at Harrington Raceway in 1:53.3 in the featured $17,500 Open Pace....read on

Starznheaven Shines At Plainridge

June 4, 2018:

After having made a break over an off-track in his last start at Yonkers Raceway 23 days ago, Starznheaven shipped into Massachusetts and regained his winning ways on Monday....read on

Baby Parade At Gaitway Farms

June 4, 2018:

Julie Miller could smile after watching a group of her two-year-old pacers and trotters qualify for the first time Monday at Gaitway Farm....read on

Media Buzz Repeats At The Meadows

June 4, 2018:

Media Buzz secured the lead past the quarter and went on to capture his second straight win in Monday’s feature at The Meadows, a $13,000 conditioned trot....read on

Trotting Fillies Impress At Monticello

June 4, 2018:

Trackman Anthony Desimone worked hard the prior week and over the weekend to put the best possible racing surface together for the New York Sire Stakes first visit at Monticello Raceway on Monday, but it was not to be....read on

Five-Bagger For Wiseman

June 4, 2018:

The Sunday program of live racing at Running Aces was jam-packed with impressive performances, but perhaps the most impressive showing of the evening did not come from one of the trotters or pacers, but rather from the meet's current leading driver, Steve Wiseman....read on

‘Shooter’ Looking For A Triple

June 4, 2018:

Pacers will be in the limelight at the Hippodrome 3R on Tuesday evening and will be headlined by Hooter Shooter, who will be looking to record his third consecutive win....read on

Peter Rhulen Passes

June 4, 2018:

Peter L. Rhulen, 79, a well-known insurance agent in harness racing and also a horse owner, passed away on Saturday (June 2) in New York City due to complications related to Parkinson's disease....read on

Hayes Named OR’s Independent Chair

June 4, 2018:

Ontario Racing today (Monday, June 4) announced the full composition of its new Board of Directors....read on

Sharpe Sam Passes

June 4, 2018:

It has been announced that Sharpe Sam p,3,1:53.2s ($124,857) passed away on Monday (June 4) at the age of 25....read on

North American Harness Update Adds Tour Dates

June 4, 2018:

Officials with North American Harness Update have announced that two dates have been added to its 2018 tour for ‘Three Wide.’...read on

Carter Joins The USTA

June 4, 2018:

It has been announced that Michael Carter has joined the United States Trotting Association as the organization’s social media and public relations coordinator....read on

Buffalo To Host Sire Stakes Wednesday

June 4, 2018:

There's not a lot of experience in the two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for the three-year-old colt and gelding trotters that will invade Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (June 6)....read on

Yonkers Back In Action

June 4, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway will resume live racing and evening simulcasting this coming weekend....read on

Info For Upcoming Batavia Meet

June 4, 2018:

Horsepeople wishing to race at Batavia Downs for the upcoming summer/fall meet should take note that stall applications are now available for download on the track's website....read on

Exhibition Park Claiming Series Info

June 4, 2018:

Trot Insider has learned of the details of a three-week claiming series that will be taking place at Exhibition Park Raceway in the near future....read on

Mark Austin Series Noms, Info Unveiled

June 4, 2018:

Trot Insider has been provided with the list of eligibles to the 2018 Mark Austin Pacing Series, which will take place over the course of the next three weekends at Dresden Raceway....read on

Rankin’s Name In The Media Again

June 4, 2018:

It came as a shock to many when the name ‘Randy Rankin’ reappeared in the mainstream media early in 2017. Now the name of the murdered Standardbred horseman has been mentioned in the mainstream press yet again....read on

'Zelda' Getting Chance To Excel

June 4, 2018:

“We have her in Ohio races so that we can get into the sires stake final, but she’s paid into some of the bigger races. If she steps up to where she looks competitive, we’ll probably look at some of the bigger ones.”...read on

Favourites Prevail In Rideau Preferreds

June 3, 2018:

Favourites Flying Isa N ($3.10) and Stonebridge Beach ($4.50) delivered on their pari-mutuel promises in this week's Preferred events at Rideau Carleton Raceway, featured back-to-back on the rainy Sunday night program....read on

Great Northeast Series Continues

June 3, 2018:

The rains came to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono just before Sunday night’s $30,000 contests in the Great Northeast Open Series, so the trotters and mare pacers had to negotiate a 'sloppy' surface....read on

Charles 'Tom' Sells Passes

June 3, 2018:

The Florida chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association has reported that former top horseman, Charles Thomas 'Tom' Sells, passed away peacefully from a long illness on Friday, June 1 in West Alexander, Pennsylvania. He was 72....read on

Season Opens At Goshen Historic Track

June 3, 2018:

The 2018 season at Goshen Historic Track opened on Sunday, June 3 with five exciting and picturesque matinee races....read on

'Let The Sun Shine' At Century

June 3, 2018:

Meridian Farms, Century Downs and the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association welcomed the Olds and District Hospice Society to their 'Let The Sun Shine' day on Sunday, June 3....read on

Rain Delay Not Soggy For Dresden

June 3, 2018:

Storms rolled through Dresden, Ontario on Sunday morning and delayed the start of the first race for about 20 minutes but it didn’t dampen the spirit of race fans as almost 700 people showed up enjoy the party like atmosphere of the day....read on

New York Sire Stakes Fillies Face Off

June 3, 2018:

Youaremycandygirl, the 2017 Dan Patch two-year-old filly pacer of the year, rebounded from a sixth-place finish in her 2018 debut last week to win a leg of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for sophomore pacing fillies at Tioga Downs on Sunday (June 3)....read on

Big Day Propels Godinez Up Standings

June 3, 2018:

It was a monster afternoon for trainer Jose Godinez and driver Bruce Aldrich Jr. on Sunday at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

‘Plainsman’ Elims In The Books

June 3, 2018:

The eliminations for the Alberta Sires Stakes’ Alberta Plainsman took centre stage on Sunday afternoon (June 3 at Century Downs), as some of the top three-year-old pacing colts and geldings in the province got reacquainted....read on

Mando Fun In Summerside Feature

June 3, 2018:

Mando Fun utilized a first-over brush to gain the lead late in the mile in the featured event at Red Shores’ Summerside Raceway and found his way to the winner’s circle on Sunday (June 3)....read on

Heaven Rocks A In Northeast Clash

June 3, 2018:

Following a pair of runner-up efforts since arriving in North America, the third time was a charm for Heaven Rocks A on Sunday afternoon....read on

‘Partytime’ At Hippodrome 3R

June 3, 2018:

Holiday Party and driver Francis Picard brought plenty of cheer to those who supported them at the betting windows on Sunday (June 3) at Hippodrome 3R, as the 13-1 longshot upset the field in the Invitational-Handicap Trot....read on

Intended Royalty Reigns Again

June 3, 2018:

The Randy and Edward Copley-owned Intended Royalty reigned supreme in Inverness Raceway’s $1,150 Winners Over Pace on Sunday (June 3), as the public’s second choice made every pole a winning one and recorded a neck victory in 2:01.2....read on

Mixed Sale Entries Now Being Accepted

June 3, 2018:

Those planning to sell racehorses at the Meadowlands July 15 Summer Mixed Sale are reminded that entries are now being accepted, and will be until the catalogue closes on Monday, June 18....read on


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