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Friday Training Cancelled At Mohawk

November 16, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk park would like to inform all horsepeople that training for Friday morning (November 16) has been cancelled....read on

Legal Power Impressive In Debut

November 15, 2018:

The future seems bright for Legal Power, who debuted impressively for his new connections in the Thursday night finale at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Vesuvio Bi Prevails In Preferred

November 15, 2018:

The snowy surface was no issue for Vesuvio Bi, who kicked home to pick off pacesetting Stormont Kate en route to victory in Thursday's $11,500 Preferred 2 & 3 Handicap Trot at Flamboro Downs....read on

Three-Year-Old Matrons Complete

November 15, 2018:

Some of the Grand Circuit's top sophomores invaded the First State on Thursday (November 15) for four lucrative Matron Stakes finals at Dover Downs, and the night ended with five stakes winners from those events....read on

Trots-a-Plenty At Plainridge Thursday

November 15, 2018:

With only five racing days left in the 2018 Plainridge Park meeting, this was the second-to-last Thursday (Nov. 15) trot-heavy card as the track will be dark on Thanksgiving....read on

Meadowlands, Winners Bayonne Closing Early

November 15, 2018:

Due to the heavy snowfall and poor driving conditions, the Meadowlands Racetrack and Winners Bayonne OTW will have an early closing time of 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15....read on

Faraldo Wins NAADA Trot At Monticello

November 15, 2018:

The final leg of the North American Amateur Drivers Association's fourth trotting series of the season went to post at Monticello Raceway on Thursday (Nov. 15) and those who purchased win tickets on Tough Get Going were handsomely rewarded....read on

'Beach' Memories: Canadian Farewell

November 15, 2018:

It was 10 years ago this year that pacing colt Somebeachsomewhere dominated harness racing's headlines throughout his nearly flawless sophomore season....read on

Notice Regarding Member Fees

November 15, 2018:

Since 2013, Standardbred Canada has kept its membership and service fees unchanged. Due to the rising cost of conducting business, it is necessary that Standardbred Canada initiate a select number of fee increases....read on

Randall Firing At Saratoga

November 15, 2018:

The 2018 campaign has been a renaissance season at Saratoga Casino Hotel for veteran driver Jay Randall. The 57-year-old reinsman has surged up into fifth place in the local driver standings in what has been his best season in quite some time....read on

Western Fair Reschedules Qualifiers; No Training Friday

November 15, 2018:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District have announced that they have been forced to alter the track’s Friday plans due to inclement weather....read on

Hiawatha, Dresden In The News Again

November 15, 2018:

Both the Hiawatha Horse Park and Dresden Raceway have been in the mainstream news this week. Hiawatha has been mentioned in regard to when slots will be reintroduced at the track, while Ontario Minister of Infrastructure Monte McNaughton has commented on funding for Dresden....read on

Cal Expo Cancels Friday, Saturday Cards

November 15, 2018:

Officials with Cal Expo have announced that the track has been forced to cancel the programs of live racing that it had scheduled for this coming weekend....read on

London Driving Title Up For Grabs

November 15, 2018:

The driving title for the 2018 season at The Raceway at Western Fair District could go right down to the final program on New Year’s Eve, as Scott Coulter and Robert Shepherd are stride-for-stride in terms of wins at the half-mile oval....read on

Harrah’s Philly Thursday Card Cancelled

November 15, 2018:

It has been announced that the card of live racing that was scheduled for today (Thursday, Nov. 15) at Harrah's Philadelphia has been cancelled....read on

McCarthy Hot At The Meadowlands

November 15, 2018:

The early returns are in, and so far – as the Meadowlands Racetrack driver colony is concerned – it’s been all Andrew McCarthy, all the time....read on

Classic Card Shark To Winbak Delaware

November 15, 2018:

Winbak Farm of Delaware is proud to announce that Classic Card Shark, p, 3, 1:53.2z; 1:52.1, a full-brother to Bettors Delight and Roll With Joe, will be standing in Delaware in 2019....read on

UPDATE: Ladies First At Cal Expo Saturday

November 15, 2018:

Pacing fillies and mares will be in the spotlight at Cal Expo this Friday evening (Nov. 16). Misspanderosajones will be heading the $4,800 conditioned feature and a solid field will do battle in the Annette Funicello Prep....read on

Symposium Deadlines Loom

November 15, 2018:

Registration is still open for the 2018 Global Symposium on Racing, which will be held from December 3 – 5 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona....read on

Manzi To Be Honoured

November 15, 2018:

It has been announced that longtime harness racing public relations man John Manzi will be honoured in December....read on

Hobby Joins EquiLottery

November 15, 2018:

EquiLottery Games has announced the hiring of Kenleigh Hobby to oversee operations in Kentucky....read on

T-Bred Vet Loves The S-Bred Game

November 15, 2018:

“When you own Standardbreds, you can do many things yourself. I can jog them four miles myself, train them three tips myself… I’m not at the mercy of exercise riders or jockeys and their schedules.”...read on

Stars To Shine At The ‘Big M’

November 15, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack’s upcoming weekend of live action will feature eliminations for the $1.8 million ‘Freshman Fall Final Four’ and aged performers that will be prepping for upcoming stakes....read on

Jack Of Clubs Trumps Flamboro Pacers

November 14, 2018:

Garry MacDonald's Jack Of Clubs ($17.30) circled off live third-over cover to reel in odds-on favourite Machlicious in Wednesday's $8,400 top-level conditioned pace on a sub-freezing Wednesday evening (Nov. 14) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Kaitlyn Rae Back To Winning Ways

November 14, 2018:

After earning minor spoils in her three most recent outings, Kaitlyn Rae returned to her winning ways in the $9,500 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening (Nov. 14)....read on

Delaware Trotting Frosh On Display

November 14, 2018:

Winter weather was threatening in the evening sky on Wednesday (Nov. 14) at Dover Downs, but the young trotters contesting their first-round Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund events didn’t seem to care....read on

Youre Majestic Pounces At The Meadows

November 14, 2018:

Youre Majestic stalked the leader from the pocket, then poured through the Lightning Lane to capture Wednesday’s (Nov. 14) $20,000 Fillies and Mares Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Alberta Champions To Spar Saturday

November 14, 2018:

Alberta's finest will square off at Century Downs on Saturday (Nov. 17) in the $300,000 Alberta Sire Stakes Challenge of Champions Super Finals. The four finals are carded as the seventh through 10th races on a program slated to begin at 12:45 p.m. (MST)....read on

Ontarian Wins Breeders' Cup Promo

November 14, 2018:

Breeders’ Cup, one of the world’s most prestigious Thoroughbred horse racing events, today announced that Bob Brooks, of Kitchener, Ont., has been selected as the grand prize winner for the $100,000 Capture the Classic Challenge....read on

Trotting Features Contested In Philly

November 14, 2018:

Nice Stuff and Presidente Zette were victorious in Harrah’s Philadelphia’s $16,000 trotting features on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 14)....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

November 14, 2018:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have released a preview of the upcoming episode of the show....read on

Soft Side To Breeders Crown Winner

November 14, 2018:

“He’s big, but he’s gentle with her. He lets her pet him and he plays with you. He’s as nice as a two-year-old colt can be. If you spend a couple minutes with him you can’t help but to like him. He’s got unbelievable charisma.”...read on

Grant To Milton Sports Hall Of Fame

November 14, 2018:

Leading Standardbred owner Brad Grant will be inducted in the Milton Sports Hall of Fame at a special ceremony this Thursday (November 15)....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

November 14, 2018:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

Courtly Choice To Winbak Of New York

November 14, 2018:

Winbak Farm of New York is proud to announce that 2018 Meadowlands Pace and Little Brown Jug winner Courtly Choice p,3,1:47.1 ($977,153) will be standing at its location in 2019....read on

Smith Inducted Into P.E.I. Sports Hall

November 14, 2018:

“When you’re nominated and inducted you wonder if you are worthy. But ever since I knew I was going to be inducted I got a lot of phone calls, congratulations, and it really makes you feel honoured.”...read on

Negron At The ‘Big M’ This Saturday

November 14, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack is pleased to announce that this Saturday (Nov. 17), Ray Negron, The New York Times best-selling author and New York Yankees executive, will be making an appearance....read on

Charles ‘Chuck’ Stillings Jr. Passes

November 14, 2018:

Charles M. ‘Chuck’ Stillings Jr., 66, of DeLeon Springs, Florida, and formerly of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away on October 6....read on

Nicholas Wall Passes

November 14, 2018:

With his loving family by his side, Nicholas J. Wall, 90, of Marion, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday (Nov. 13)....read on

Tom Krish Passes

November 14, 2018:

The Chicago Sun-Times has reported that its longtime harness racing handicapper, Tom Krish, passed away on Sunday (Nov. 11)....read on

Pocono Hosts Penultimate 2018 Program

November 13, 2018:

A trio of $15,000 conditioned events were featured on the penultimate card of 2018 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Tuesday, Nov. 13....read on

Amateur Drivers Donate $1,000 To Charity

November 13, 2018:

For the 10th consecutive year the North American Amateur Drivers Association along with the Catskill Amateur Drivers Club donated to the local Federation for the Homeless....read on

Ten Races, Ten Unique Winners

November 13, 2018:

A rare occurrence took place on Tuesday (November 13) at The Raceway at Western Fair District as each of the 10 races featured different trainers and drivers in the winner's circle....read on

Roddy's 'At It Again' In DSBF

November 13, 2018:

Parked to the quarter in :28.3, Roddys At It Again powered to control and to a 1:56.1 victory in the first of two divisions of the DSBF Two-Year-Old Filly Pace at Dover Downs on Tuesday, Nov. 13....read on

This Upset Winner Is 'Forreal'

November 13, 2018:

Jewels Forreal stalked her stablemate, McDazzle, from the pocket, then roared past in the Lightning Lane to spring an 8-1 upset in Tuesday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Juveniles Entered To The ‘Fall Four’

November 13, 2018:

Entries for the lucrative Freshman Fall Final Four stakes were taken today (Tuesday, Nov. 13) at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Yonkers Sets Sunday Post Time

November 13, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s Sunday matinee this weekend (Nov. 18) shall offer a first post of 12 noon....read on

Zero Movement On Standardbred Poll

November 13, 2018:

There has been zero movement on the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll for the second consecutive week....read on

Ontario Racing To Administer TIP

November 13, 2018:

As part of its mandate as agreed to with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation through the Long Term Funding Agreement, Ontario Racing (OR) will assume management of the Thoroughbred Horse Improvement Program....read on

Shrewd Purchase Has Been An ATM

November 13, 2018:

“She’s smart. She can leave all you want and let a horse go, settle in a hole, and follow without using any more energy than necessary. She’s been racing on the front a lot lately because she’s been the favourite, but she is great off a helmet.”...read on


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