Nascar Seelster, Doc Semalu, And Oak Island Win Their OSS Divisions At Mohawk

Three-year-old pacing colts and geldings sparred in a trio of O.S.S. Grassroots divisions during Thursday’s 10-race card at Mohawk Racetrack, and pacing fillies of the freshman variety kicked off their career in a $14,000 rookie event. Nascar Seelster rallied from far off the pace to stake claim to the first O.S.S. division for the tandem […] Read more »

Horse breeders’ Witness List Includes Kathleen Wynne, Dalton McGuinty

Judge to rule on quashing summonses in Ontario racehorse breeders’ battle over cancelled slots revenue-sharing. A standardbred horse races at Mohawk Racetrack in Campbellville, Ont. A group of Ontario breeders is in a court battle with the province over the abrupt cancellation of the Slots at Racetracks Program in 2012.   (MICHAEL BURNS FILE PHOTO)   By […] Read more »

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony August 9th

  The 41st Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner on August 9th promises to be an extra special evening of celebration as ten new members join the best of Canadian Horse Racing.  The evening will also celebrate the 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing in Canada, including a nod to […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Bet Ya, Takes $10,000 Preferred At Georgian Downs

A second-over trip turned into a narrow triumph for Bet Ya and trainer/driver Jack Moiseyev in Tuesday’s $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap for pacers at Georgian Downs. Bet Ya hustled into an early four-hole for Moiseyev while Dawn Shooter sprinted to the lead and sliced out fractions of :27.2, :56.3 and 1:25.1. Heels […] Read more »

Up The Credit To Mac Lilley Farms

Trot Insider has learned that 2011 Pepsi North America Cup winner Up The Credit p,5,1:48.3s ($1,331,623) has moved from Casimir Farm to Mac Lilley Farms in Dutton, Ont. Up The Credit will continue to stand for $3,000. Also, shares are available for $6,000 and includes two breedings per year. The nine-year-old son of Western Terror—Cantbuymehappiness, […] Read more »