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Twister Bi Set For Return

December 23, 2017:

Although it’s been over two months since Twister Bi stormed to a five and a half-length victory in the Yonkers International Trot, trainer Jerry Riordan is still processing what the win means to him....read on

Triples All Around At Meadowlands

December 23, 2017:

On an evening that saw competitive racing, a $9,700 payout in the Pick 10 Survivor wager and no fewer than four drivers winning at least two races, Joe Bongiorno and Billy Dobson were the biggest winners of all, as both guided three horses to victory lane Friday night at The Meadowlands....read on

Cool Cowboy Takes On Fraser Foes

December 23, 2017:

Fresh off a two-month layoff, Alberta invader Cool Cowboy wired a field of Open pacers in Friday night's $12,000 feature at Fraser Downs....read on

Final Details For Jackpot Hi-5 Mandatory Payout

December 22, 2017:

The scene is now set for Saturday’s Jackpot Hi-5 mandatory payout at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Shepherd Trainees 1-2 In Claiming Series

December 22, 2017:

The second round of the Alliance Claiming Series for $8,500 trotters kicked off with a 1-2 finish in the first division for trainer Patrick Shepherd and owner Carl Kuepfer....read on

Western Fair A Harness Hotbed

December 22, 2017:

For harness racing fans looking to get their racing fix over the holidays, The Raceway at Western Fair District kicks off a busy stretch of eight race programs in 13 days....read on

ON-Sired Trotter Best In The West

December 22, 2017:

A graduate of the Ontario Sires Stakes program is making a name for himself at the age of five with his best season to date, capturing multiple open class events and setting track records along the way....read on

Lucky Chucky On The Move

December 22, 2017:

Double millionaire Lucky Chucky, U.S. Trotter of the Year in 2010, will be standing stud in a new jurisdiction for 2018....read on

Notice Regarding SC Office Hours

December 22, 2017:

Please note that Standardbred Canada’s main office in Mississauga, Ont. will operate under special holiday hours....read on

Woodbine's Final Boxing Day Matinee

December 22, 2017:

A long-time tradition, Woodbine Racetrack will play host to its final Boxing Day matinee of live harness racing on Tuesday (December 26)....read on

Rose Run Quest Headlines Holiday Card

December 22, 2017:

A compact field of preferred pacers will compete as part of Boxing Day action at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Horses Lost In Lilac Fire Identified

December 22, 2017:

The California Horse Racing Board expresses its deepest sympathy for all victims of the fire at the San Luis Rey training center. Outrider Les Baker and trainers Martine Bellocq and Joe Herrick all were injured while attempting to rescue horses from the fire....read on

Special Saturday At The Meadowlands

December 22, 2017:

Saturday night at The Meadowlands brings with it another value-laden 14-race extravaganza beginning at the new early post time of 6:35 p.m....read on

Seasons Greetings From TROT

December 22, 2017:

Trot Magazine would like to wish everyone in harness racing a happy holiday season. As a special festive feature, all of the 2017 Holiday ads from December's Trot are now available for viewing online....read on

Horsin' Around Video Winner Is…

December 22, 2017:

The results are in! Congratulations to Nikki Branigan of Grand Valley, Ont., who has won the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Horsin’ Around Video Contest....read on

Five More For Roy

December 22, 2017:

Some people enjoy certain days of the week and right now Thursdays have been pretty good to driver Louis Philippe Roy....read on

Taggart Puts On A 'Puppet' Show

December 22, 2017:

Driver Jim Taggart, Jr. is having a superb season at Monticello Raceway, and if Thursday night is any indication, he may be heading for some wintertime success at the Meadowlands as well....read on

Jackpot Hi 5 Is The Buzz At Woodbine

December 22, 2017:

If the holidays weren’t enough of a reason to celebrate, Saturday evening’s card of Standardbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack will have horseplayers filled with cheer....read on

Cantab Lindy A Class Act

December 22, 2017:

Nine-year-old Cantab Lindy captured Thursday evening’s $18,500 Open Trot at Hollywood Dayton Raceway, winning for the 41st time and inching closer to $500,000 in career earnings....read on

Sicily Sizzles At Dover; Five For Tetrick

December 21, 2017:

Overlooked at odds of 6-1, Sicily executed a 1:48.4 winning mile to take Thursday’s $25,000 Open Pace at Dover Downs....read on

Eight Straight For Mach One

December 21, 2017:

When it comes to winning races, not many horses do it any better these days than pacing gelding Mach One....read on

Western Fair Discussions Continue

December 21, 2017:

The CBC has published an article in regard to the ongoing negotiations at The Western Fair District. Although the process is challenging, Western Fair District CEO Hugh Mitchell has said that he is hopeful and optimistic that a deal which is beneficial to all parties will be reached....read on

New Fractional Ownership Enterprise

December 21, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned of a new Standardbred fractional ownership group that has announced itself....read on

Kenneth MacInnis Passes

December 21, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that Standardbred breeder/owner Kenneth A. MacInnis of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island passed away on Wednesday, December 20 at the age of 86....read on

Woodbine Donates To Fire Relief

December 21, 2017:

On Thursday (December 21), the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced a donation of $10,000 USD to the California Retirement Management Account to assist those impacted by the tragic Lilac Fire at San Luis Rey Downs Training Center in Bonsall, California....read on

Loads Of ‘Big M’ Action This Weekend

December 21, 2017:

The upcoming weekend at the Meadowlands Racetrack is shaping up to be a cornucopia of delights for horseplayers and fans alike....read on

COSA's Holiday Office Hours

December 21, 2017:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association has announced the holiday Christmas hours for its office....read on

2017 Dan Patch Winners Announced

December 21, 2017:

History-making Pure Country and Manchego, unanimous selections Ariana G and Hannelore Hanover, and money-leader Downbytheseaside were among the 12 horses named 2017 Dan Patch Award winners Thursday (December 21) by the United States Harness Writers Association....read on

‘Dagger’ And ‘Fortune’ Take Features

December 21, 2017:

Diamond Dagger and Prairie Fortune were victorious in the respective co-featured trotting events on Wednesday night (December 20) at Pompano Park, but Skyway Pippen turned in the fastest performance on the mid-week extravaganza....read on

Four Victory Hill Stud Books Full, Closed

December 21, 2017:

Jeff and Maria King of Victory Hill Farm in LaGrange, Indiana and the respective stallion syndicates are pleased to announce that the books for four of the farm’s stallions are now full and closed for 2018....read on

OHHA’s Holiday Office Hours

December 21, 2017:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has announced the holiday hours that will be in effect for its office....read on

Huntsville’s 2018 Book Full, Closed

December 21, 2017:

Cameo Hills Farm has announced that Huntsville's 2018 book is full and closed....read on

Ontario Stallion Deadline Nears

December 20, 2017:

Stallion owners and lessees are reminded that Monday, January 15, 2018 is the deadline to register a stallion with the Standardbred Improvement Program (Ontario Sires Stakes Program) for the 2018 breeding season without incurring a late fee....read on

Divas Image Rallies, Reaches At Dover

December 20, 2017:

Divas Image used the passing lane to catch Enhance Your Mind nearing the finish line for a 1:51.3 victory in this week’s $25,000 Mares Open pace on Wednesday (Dec. 20) at Dover Downs....read on

Awol Hanover Tough At Flamboro

December 20, 2017:

Awol Hanover ($9.30) overcame post 8, put away Fluff Me Up on the final turn, and proved a determined 1:57 winner over the late-rallying Fork in Wednesday evening’s (Dec. 20) featured $11,500 Preferred 2 trotting event at Flamboro Downs....read on

Fewer 'Big M' Faves Yield Big Payoffs

December 20, 2017:

The percentage of winning favourites at the Meadowlands Racetrack currently stands at 32, one of the lowest in the country for Thoroughbred or harness racetracks, and last week, the Pick 10 Survivor Wager, which is growing in popularity among fans given its 20-cent base cost, returned $5,135 on Friday night and $8,301 one night later....read on

Classicality Scores Handily At Meadows

December 20, 2017:

Classicality wrested the early lead from Wind Of The North and had little trouble holding him off late in capturing Wednesday’s (Dec. 20) $18,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

December 20, 2017:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have sent out a release in advance of the upcoming edition of the show....read on

Hall Of Fame Seeks Bookkeeper

December 20, 2017:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, dedicated to honouring the rich tradition of horse racing across Canada, is seeking a part-time Bookkeeper/Administrator....read on

Stuart Stocks Award To Chouinard

December 20, 2017:

Equine Guelph has announced that Catherine Chouinard, a groom of 10 years that is also an employee of Standardbred Canada’s member services department, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Stuart Stocks Memorial Equine Award....read on

Haughton Speaks With Yonkers Drivers

December 20, 2017:

Newly-appointed Yonkers Raceway Director of Racing Cammie Haughton met with the track’s drivers prior to last Saturday’s (December 16) racing program....read on

2017 O’Brien Finalists Announced

December 20, 2017:

On Wednesday, December 20, Standardbred Canada announced the finalists for the 2017 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s best in harness racing over the past season....read on

Screening Committee Adds Davis-Wilson

December 20, 2017:

It has been announced that Judy Davis-Wilson has been appointed to a six-year term on the Hall of Fame Screening Committee in the United States....read on

William Mulligan Passes

December 20, 2017:

Longtime Standardbred breeder/owner William Mulligan passed away on Monday, December 18 at the age of 87....read on

‘Big M’ To Host Qualifiers This Week

December 20, 2017:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the track will be hosting a qualifying session this week....read on

Batavia Handle Up In 2017

December 20, 2017:

The 2017 Batavia Downs summer-fall meet that ended this past Saturday (December 16) left track management feeling good after setting records for total betting and purse money paid out during the year....read on

Banca, Bartlett Tops At Yonkers

December 20, 2017:

The ‘B’s’ had it in Westchester 2017, as Jason Bartlett and Richard Banca won Yonkers Raceway’s driver and trainer titles, respectively....read on

Ground Broken At ‘Derby City Gaming’

December 20, 2017:

On Wednesday (December 20), Churchill Downs Incorporated broke ground on its $60 million state-of-the-art historical racing machine (HRM) facility in Louisville. Churchill also unveiled the name and branding for the new facility, ‘Derby City Gaming.’...read on

Should Big Brother Watch Out?

December 20, 2017:

It can be difficult to follow in the footsteps of a renowned sibling. Just ask Jan Brady....read on

Ontario's 2018 Race Dates

December 20, 2017:

The Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has issued the 2018 race-date schedule for the province....read on


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