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MacDonald Dominates The Raceway

January 21, 2022:

Driver Brett MacDonald had the hot hands on a frigid Friday, Jan. 21 at The Raceway at Western Fair District, winning half the card including the evening's featured Preferred 2 with O'Brien Award finalist Power And Grace....read on

Efforts Raise $69,000 For NS Horsemen

January 21, 2022:

The Nova Scotia Harness Racing Industry Association has issued an update on the fundraising efforts for the horsemen affected by the barn fire that claimed the lives of 14 horses just over one month ago....read on

Big M Is Big Time For Chicago Couple

January 21, 2022:

When five-year-old pacer Bobcat Bay won earlier this month at The Meadowlands, it was a momentous occasion in the Musillami household....read on

Friskie All Nite Finds Friday Fun

January 21, 2022:

Seemingly blocked through the final turn, Friskie All Nite found an unexpected path to the Lightning Lane, and a 12-1 upset in the feature on Friday (Jan. 21) at Hollywood Casino at The Meadows....read on

CHRB January 20 Meeting Recap

January 21, 2022:

The California Horse Racing Board conducted a meeting by teleconference on Thursday, January 20....read on

Canadians Dominate U.S. Media Awards

January 21, 2022:

Debbie Little, writing for TROT Magazine, Clive Cohen, Michael Burns and Woodbine Entertainment were among the winners of the 2020/2021 United States Harness Writers Association Media Award winners announced on Friday (Jan. 21)....read on

Sock It Away Takes On Charlottetown

January 21, 2022:

Sock It Away has been exceptional during the winter meet and will look to keep the streak alive in the Saturday (Jan. 22) afternoon feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Respiratory Viruses Webinar Video Available

January 21, 2022:

An overview of respiratory viruses, the effect of these on racehorses’ health, vaccination and practical biosecurity were some of the key topics discussed during the webinar, Key Learnings from Alberta and How Respiratory Viruses Affect Your Racehorses’ Health, presented by Standardbred Canada (SC) on Tuesday evening....read on

Participate In Foal Health Study

January 21, 2022:

Members with broodmares foaling in 2022 are invited to participate in a study being conducted by the Western College of Veterinary Medicine regarding foal health....read on

Meadowlands To Set Driver Conditions

January 21, 2022:

The Meadowlands will require those drivers wishing to compete during the 2022 "Championship Meet" to apply for approval to drive in Meadowlands stakes by including a clause regarding such in the stakes conditions....read on

Bo Mach Upsets In Dover Main Event

January 21, 2022:

After starting the year 0-for-2 there wasn’t much pari-mutuel respect given to Bo Mach in Thursday’s $28,500 Open Handicap for pacers at Dover Downs, but that didn’t stop the Dylan Davis trainee from posting a 13-1 upset score....read on

Blizzard Begins At Mohawk Park

January 20, 2022:

On the heels of the biggest snowfall of the season in Southwestern Ontario, the Blizzard Series got underway during Thursday’s 10-race card at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Miami Open To Sectionline Bigry

January 20, 2022:

Following four very, narrow defeats, Sectionline Bigry returned to his winning ways in Thursday’s $30,000 Open I Handicap Pace at Miami Valley....read on

Ontario Plans To Ease COVID-19 Restrictions

January 20, 2022:

The Government of Ontario announced on Thursday, Jan. 20 details of its plan to gradually ease COVID-19 restrictions, including public health measures at racetracks, effective January 31, 2022....read on

Every Day A Thrill For DiCostanzo

January 20, 2022:

As a teenager, Nicole DiCostanzo knew only one thing about harness racing — that she loved it....read on

Meadows Feature To Rose Run Whitney

January 20, 2022:

Rose Run Whitney moved three-wide through the final turn and powered through the lane to capture her third straight victory in Thursday’s feature at Hollywood Casino at The Meadows, a $12,100 conditioned trot....read on

Ramona Hill Retired

January 20, 2022:

Ramona Hill, 2020 Hambletonian winner, has been retired and will be bred in 2022....read on

Kaye Kessler Passes

January 20, 2022:

Kaye Kessler, 97, a former reporter for the Columbus Citizen (later Citizen-Journal) who had the present longest membership in the United States Harness Writers Association at 66 years, passed away December 9, 2021 in Littleton, Colorado....read on

Its Pointless, A Major Omen To Face Off

January 20, 2022:

A $7,000 Open Pace matching Its Pointless and A Major Omen and a $6,500 Distaff Open Pace headed by Rockin With Lou share the spotlight at Cal Expo this Friday night (Jan. 21)....read on

Blais' Determination Pays Off

January 20, 2022:

Luc Blais calls 2021 "my hardest year" since he became private trainer for the Montreal-based Determination Stable almost a decade ago....read on

Sea Shadows Repeats In Open

January 20, 2022:

Sea Shadows, confidently handled by Wally Hennessey, scored a repeat victory in Pompano Park's $14,200 Open Pace for mares on Wednesday night (Jan. 19)....read on

Racing Rallies To Support German Family

January 20, 2022:

The harness racing community is rallying around the family of longtime Clinton, Ont. horseman Corrie German and wife Brenda, whose daughter Lauren sustained serious life-altering injuries in a snowmobile accident last Friday night (Jan. 14)....read on

Free & Discounted Courses For Members

January 20, 2022:

Standardbred Canada (SC) members can take advantage of a 15 per cent discount for Equine Guelph’s winter short courses offered on the Horse Portal and a limited number of free offerings are available for three of the online courses....read on

Night Watchman Unstoppable In London

January 19, 2022:

Night Watchman ($14.20) drilled a 1:54.2 mile in Wednesday's (Jan. 19) $13,000 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace at The Raceway at the Western Fair District, establishing a Canadian seasonal speed mark over four turns despite chilly conditions....read on

Scuola Hanover Sharp At Dover

January 19, 2022:

Scuola Hanover ($7.40) impressively won Wednesday night's (Jan. 19) $20,000 Mares Winners Over/Select Pace at Dover Downs....read on

Game Of Shadows Delivers At Meadows

January 19, 2022:

Hammered down to 1-9, Game Of Shadows made that money look mighty smart as she rolled to her third straight victory in Wednesday’s (Jan. 19) feature at Hollywood Casino at The Meadows, a $12,100 filly and mare conditioned pace....read on

Stallion Auction To Benefit Museum & Hall

January 19, 2022:

The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced its list of stallions for this year’s breeding auction....read on

Hall Of Fame Launches Stallion Auction

January 19, 2022:

With the support of Standardbred and Thoroughbred breeding farms in Canada and the U.S., the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (CHRHF) launched a very special stallion service auction on Wednesday, Jan. 19 to benefit the organization....read on

William 'Bud' Fritz Passes; Arrangements Set

January 19, 2022:

Trot Insider has learned that Canadian Hall of Fame horseman William 'Bud' Fritz of Walkerton, Ont. passed away peacefully at McVean Lodge, Hanover on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at the age of 86....read on

Jujubee Ends Dry Spell For Erdner

January 19, 2022:

Jon Erdner has been involved in harness racing for some four decades, and bred horses for nearly as long, but never enjoyed a year like he did in 2021 with Dan Patch Award-winning trotter Jujubee....read on

Anna Ewen Passes

January 19, 2022:

Longtime Standardbred industry participant Anna Ewen passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the age of 83....read on

Red Shores To Race Without Spectators

January 19, 2022:

Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park will hold live harness racing, but without on-track spectators, Saturday, Jan. 22....read on

SC Webinar - Respiratory Viruses Recap

January 19, 2022:

Standardbred Canada (SC) presented an online webinar on How Respiratory Viruses Affect Your Racehorses’ Health on Tuesday (Jan. 18) with more than 120 registrants....read on

O’Brien Awards Silent Auction Details

January 19, 2022:

Standardbred Canada is excited to announce that the annual O’Brien Awards silent auction will once again be available online for bidding, beginning Monday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. (EST) and closing Monday, Feb. 7 at 9 p.m. (EST)....read on

The Right Horse At The Right Time

January 19, 2022:

A mainstay on Ontario’s circuit of racetracks, Natasha Day had just happened upon a quirky trotter during a qualifying session — a horse she wasn't listed to drive or connected to in any way. A coincidental sequence of events gave her the opportunity to purchase that trotter, who has since become a stalwart and the "breadwinner" of Day’s stable....read on

Hopetobefirst Finishes First In London

January 18, 2022:

Veteran gelding Hopetobefirst continued his winning ways at The Raceway at Western Fair District, collecting another victory when taking the $9,000 featured pace on Tuesday (Jan. 18)....read on

Northern Express Wins Dover Open

January 18, 2022:

Northern Express and driver Russell Foster welcomed the drop down in company and won the Open Handicap Trot at Dover Downs on Tuesday night (Jan. 18)....read on

'Vision' Victorious; First For Pfeifer

January 18, 2022:

Trevor Smith guided Rose Run Vision to a mild 1:52.3 upset in the $30,000 Mares Open Pace at Miami Valley on Tuesday (Jan. 18), a day which also saw 18-year-old Clayton Pfeifer win his first race at a commercial track....read on

More Racing, Bigger Purses At 'Aces'

January 18, 2022:

Running Aces Casino, Hotel & Racetrack is happy to announce the details of the upcoming 2022 season of live harness racing at the Minnesota five-eighths mile oval, which will mark the track’s 15th year of racing....read on

First Lists Of Two-Year-Olds In Training

January 18, 2022:

Standardbred Canada has released the initial set of 2022 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list....read on

Dave Gibson Passes

January 18, 2022:

Longtime Ontario horseman Dave ‘Garney’ Gibson passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Jan. 18. He would have turned 64 on January 19, 2022....read on

OSS Sustaining Payment Notice

January 18, 2022:

The Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) program coordinator will be mailing out two-year-old sustaining forms in the coming weeks....read on

Farms' First Foals On The Ground

January 18, 2022:

Two of North America's most active breeding operations have welcomed their first foals of 2022....read on

Notice Regarding ASBA Membership

January 18, 2022:

The Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association (ASBA) issued a notice regarding 2022 membership payments for all owners of horses staked to the Atlantic Sires Stakes (ATSS) program....read on

Living Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

January 18, 2022:

The Living Horse Hall of Fame nominating committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the results of recent balloting to determine the 2022 inductees into the Harness Racing Living Horse Hall of Fame....read on

WHHC Qualifiers At Meadowlands

January 18, 2022:

Four World Harness Handicapping Championship (WHHC) spots are up for grabs in Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment’s $400 January Qualifier this Saturday (Jan. 22)....read on

Hosts Announced For O’Brien Awards

January 18, 2022:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that Greg Blanchard and Jason Portuondo will co-host the 2021 Virtual O’Brien Awards Gala on Sunday, Feb. 6....read on

Kenneth L. Middleton Passes

January 18, 2022:

Western New York horseman Kenneth L. Middleton, age 77, of Mount Morris, New York, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 12 at Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw, New York....read on

Elwood L. Clark Passes

January 18, 2022:

Elwood L. Clark, 87, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9. Clark was born and raised in Lockport, New York, the son of the late James and Edna (Brown) Clark. He resided on his horse farm in Corfu, New York for 35 years and later in life retired in Naples, Florida....read on

Toys For You Repeats In Pompano Open

January 18, 2022:

Toys For You, with Rick Plano handling the lines, used a devastating backside blitz from last to take charge around the final turn and go on to score a 3-1/4-length win in Pompano Park's $14,200 Open Handicap Trot on Monday night (Jan. 17)....read on


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