Triple Millionaire, San Pail, Officially Retires

Trot Insider has learned that triple millionaire San Pail, the fan favourite that came from modest beginnings to win three straight Maple Leaf Trots and capture 2011 Horse of the Year honours in both Canada and the U.S., has been retired. While it might not come as that much of a surprise given his on-track […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Georgies Pockets, Wins Balanced Image Trot In Record Time

Georgies Pockets lowered the track record for two-year-old trotters at Hanover Raceway on Saturday night with a 1:59.1 triumph in the $77,800 final of the Balanced Image Trot. Smoke Monkey set the divisional record last Saturday when he won his Balanced Image elimination in 1:59.2 and was the favourite going into the final. However, Ginger […] Read more »

Greg Merlo Cheats Death And Goes On To Win With Ontario-Bred, Artistic Jewel

It was just about five years ago this month that trainer Greg Merlo lay unconscious in a hospital bed after slipping into a coma caused by diabetes. With time running out, and no apparent hope of survival, doctors were considering pulling the plug. When news had reached his daughter Christine, she wanted to make one […] Read more »

Elegant Serenity, And Muscle Baby Doll Score Wins In The Casual Breeze Stakes

  Many of the sport’s finest three-year-old trotting fillies were in the spotlight at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday night competing in the Casual Breeze Stakes. A total of 15 sophomore trotting fillies were split into two divisions of the Grand Circuit event. In the $91,475 first division, Doug Millard’s homebred Elegant Serenity front-stepped her way […] Read more »