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MacDonald, Giroux Rule At Rideau

January 25, 2009:

Driver John MacDonald and trainer Sebastien Giroux each enjoyed a productive evening at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday...read on

Updated: Andy Bryant Passes

January 25, 2009:

Former President and Chief Operating Officer of Horse Racing Alberta Andy Bryant lost his courageous battle to cancer on Saturday, January 24...read on

Lil Kim Prevails In Mares Open

January 25, 2009:

Lil Kim pulled a quick one on her entry mate Real Beauty as she popped the pocket entering the stretch and glided past the pacesetter for the win in the $15,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Fraser Downs on Sunday...read on

Baillargeon 'Dream' Girls Set For Don Mills

January 25, 2009:

Fresh from their successes in the Lifetime Dream series, trainer Ben Baillargeon’s two Quebecois lasses, Afternoon Dreams and Ocean Mist Dynasty, are set to take on the boys in the opening round of the Don Mills Trotting Series for four-year-olds, Monday night at Woodbine...read on

Meaulnes du Corta Triumphs In Prix d'Amérique

January 25, 2009:

Meaulnes du Corta took top honours on Sunday winning the 88th edition of the $1.3 million Prix d'Amérique Marionnaud at the Hippodrome de Vincennes in Paris, France...read on

Freebie February At Western Fair

January 25, 2009:

Next month has been tabbed ‘Freebie February’ at Western Fair Raceway. Prizes and giveaways will be a highlight of all 12 programs next month at the London track....read on

‘Turbo’ Is Rested And Ready

January 25, 2009:

One of the best races thus far in 2009 at Western Fair Raceway looms as the Race 12 Preferred Pace on the Monday, January 26 afternoon program...read on

Napolitano Scores Five Straight At Pompano

January 24, 2009:

Anthony Napolitano had a dream night at the races Saturday at the Isle Pompano Park, winning five straight races including the feature pace...read on

Winbak Speed Sweeps Presidential Series

January 24, 2009:

Winbak Speed completed a series sweep as he rolled to his fourth straight win in the $125,000 Presidential Series Final on Saturday night at the Meadowlands...read on

Lucky Man Leaves No Doubt In Willowdale Series Final

January 24, 2009:

Lucky Man was anything but lucky as he thoroughly dominated the $60,000 Willowdale Pacing Series Final on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack in a clocking of 1:51.4...read on

Kadealia Wins Seasonal Debut

January 24, 2009:

Breeders Crown champion Kadealia won her first 2009 start in the $14,500 feature trot, one of three wins for driver Jim Morand on Saturday, Jan. 24 at Dover Downs...read on

Miss Prom Surprises In Bath Memorial Final

January 24, 2009:

Sent off at odds of 42-1, Miss Prom pulled off a sweet surprise for her backers when she crossed the wire first in the $25,000 Penny Bath Memorial Final for four-year-old pacing mares on Saturday at Fraser Downs...read on

High Hopes For West Meadows Raceway

January 24, 2009:

Regina’s West Meadows Raceway (WMR) is preparing for their first year on the Saskatchewan racing circuit with hopes for success as construction nears completion...read on

Trust The Artist Doubles Up In Open

January 24, 2009:

For the second consecutive week, Kelly Hoerdt’s Trust The Artist triumphed in the $15,000 Open Pace today at Northlands Park - this time braving frigid temperatures...read on

O'Brien Profiles - Three-Year-Old Trotting Colts/Geldings

January 24, 2009:

With the 2008 O'Brien Awards less than two weeks away, the SC website will shine the spotlight on the finalists in each O'Brien division...read on

Pans O Silver Wins CDPEC Feature

January 24, 2009:

Pans O Silver and driver Brian MacPhee won the Saturday afternoon feature race in 1:59.3 at the Charlottetown Driving Park Entertainment Centre...read on

Davis Celebrates 5,000 Career Wins

January 24, 2009:

Bill Davis entered Friday’s program at Fraser Downs needing only one victory to earn his 5,000th and he got the job done in the third race aboard his pupil Beggars Opera...read on

The World According To Dean

January 24, 2009:

To quote from the second line of Le Marsellaise, the French national anthem, "Le jour de gloire est arrive" ("The day of glory has arrived")...read on

Manzi Sweeps Co-Features At Yonkers

January 24, 2009:

It was just Manzi being Manzi. Cat Manzi won thrice Friday night, including both of Yonkers Raceway's $31,000 Oepn Handicaps with reformed claimer Nip N Attack (Filly & Mare Pace) and track record-holder American Lane (Trot)...read on

Lets Get Serious Upsets Invitational Trot

January 23, 2009:

Lets Get Serious N found room to squeeze by at the rail to post a 13-1 surprise in the $35,000 Invitational Trot on Friday at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

Meadowlands Shines Spotlight On Sears

January 23, 2009:

Brian Sears is the subject of the Meadowlands’ latest Track Spotlight on YouTube. Find out where Brian plays golf, who his guitar hero is and more!...read on

Registration Open For NHHC Qualifier

January 23, 2009:

The Meadowlands will host a qualifying tournament for the 2009 National Harness Handicapping Championship on Saturday, February 21...read on

Beau Rivage Bids For Presidential Upset

January 23, 2009:

Already an upset winner in round one of the Presidential Series, Beau Rivage will try to upend Winbak Speed in the $125,000 final Saturday night at the Meadowlands...read on

New Restrictions For Equine Imports

January 23, 2009:

The Breeds & Industry Division of Equine Canada is advising stakeholders in Canada that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced revised import requirements as a result of the expanding investigation into contagious equine metritis (CEM) in the U.S...read on

Stall Application Deadline Approaching At Hoosier

January 23, 2009:

Hoosier Park Racing and Casino is nearing several deadlines in preparation for the upcoming 2009 Standardbred racing season. Horsemen interested in obtaining stalls for the 80-day race meet, increased from 71 days in 2008, need to submit their stall applications by Thursday, Jan. 29...read on

Pompano Seeks Standardbred Date Reduction

January 23, 2009:

The Isle Casino at Pompano has asked the Florida State Racing commission to approve a reduction in the number of Standardbred racing days for the 2008-2009 race meet from 160 to 140...read on

Freehold Cancels After Four Races

January 23, 2009:

Freehold Raceway cancelled live racing after four races today due to track conditions. The mild temperatures were to blame for the rapid thawing of the racetrack causing unsafe conditions....read on

O'Brien Profiles - Three-Year-Old Trotting Fillies

January 23, 2009:

With the 2008 O'Brien Awards less than two weeks away, the SC website will shine the spotlight on the finalists in each O'Brien division...read on

Shark St Partners Euthanized

January 23, 2009:

Snow Ridge Farm is sad to announce the death of their stallion, Shark St Partners p,3,1:50.4 ($347,194)...read on

$1.5 Million Headed To Summerside

January 23, 2009:

The Guardian reported today that the federal government will be contributing more than $1.5 million into a revitalization project for the Summerside Raceway in PEI...read on

Bott Comments On Uncertainty

January 23, 2009:

In an Edmonton Sun article today, Northlands Park race secretary Al Bott has made comments regarding the uncertainty young participants in Alberta's standardbred racing industry are facing...read on

Aldred On Returning Home

January 23, 2009:

It came as a surprise to many when David Aldred, outgoing BCSA/BCSBS executive director, announced he was leaving to return home to head Harness Racing South Australia...read on

Harper Found Working In U.S.; Ban Extended

January 23, 2009:

After disregarding a worldwide ban from racetracks, a 49-year-old 'down under' horseman has been found violating that ban by working at racecourses in Delaware...read on

Hutchison: Wait "Abnormal"

January 23, 2009:

According to an article by The Intelligencer yesterday, building permits for the new Quinte Exhibition and Raceway have finally left city hall after what city officials describe as an unusually long wait...read on

Call for Lists of Two-Year-Olds in Training

January 23, 2009:

Standardbred Canada is once again soliciting all your 2009 two-year-olds in training for our popular and comprehensive nation-wide list...read on

The Comeback Of Daddy Mac

January 23, 2009:

Daddy Mac had more than a little luck on his side on December 6 when he was nearly fatally involved in an accident on Hwy. 401 headed to Woodbine Racetrack...read on

Southwind Miata Stays Strong

January 22, 2009:

Five-year-old pacer Southwind Miata rolled to the front in her 13th race assignment tonight at Rideau Carleton Raceway showing no signs of hesitation in taking her fifth consecutive win...read on

Lifestream Mindale Takes Five

January 22, 2009:

Lifestream Mindale kept his win streak intact this afternoon for trainer Bill Robinson scoring his fifth in the final event at Flamboro Downs...read on

Diamond Hunter Sparkles In Super Bowl

January 22, 2009:

Diamond Hunter rallied off a perfect pocket trip to win the $67,500 Super Bowl Final on Thursday night at the Meadowlands...read on

Horse Owners To Double Up At Yonkers

January 22, 2009:

Yonkers Raceway is offering owners a chance to win twice in one night. If your horse wins a race at the track, you might just win again, with Yonkers picking up the dinner check for each owner and up to three guests...read on

Willowdale Final Wide Open

January 22, 2009:

In the opening and second legs, no standout individual has emerged from the competitive Willowdale Pacing Series for four-year-olds, making Saturday night’s $60,000 final at Woodbine something of a free-for-all for horses and horsemen, and a wide-open opportunity for bettors...read on

Rule Changes On USTA's Board Meeting Agenda

January 22, 2009:

The United States Trotting Association and Board of Directors will hold their annual meeting on February 3-6, 2009 and will discuss 10 proposals to change USTA rules and bylaws...read on

Fluoxetine Added To Schedule Of Prohibited Drugs

January 22, 2009:

The regulatory amendment to add the drug fluoxetine to the Schedule in the Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations has been finalized...read on

Decision: Obama Making History, Or Horse Racing?

January 22, 2009:

It was a major point in human history earlier this week when former Illinois State Senator Barack Obama was officially sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America...read on

Ho Hum, Palone Wins Five

January 22, 2009:

Jans Luck, whose bid to wire the $25,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace field fell a bit short Thursday at the Meadows, got the victory nevertheless when the unofficial winner was disqualified....read on

Beshear Appeals Decision

January 22, 2009:

Kentucky governor Steve Beshear has filed an appeal from the recent 2-1 decision of the Kentucky Court of Appeals that Kentucky cannot expropriate 141 internet domain names, according to a report from...read on

Prix D'Amerique Field Set

January 22, 2009:

Eighteen of Europe's top trotters will contest Sunday's $1.3 million Prix d'Amerique Marionnaud at the racecourse in Vincennes, France...read on

Reminders: ASHA Awards Night & AGM

January 22, 2009:

Just a reminder that the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association will be hosting its annual awards banquet on February 7, followed by its annual general meeting on February 15. Full details on both events are available here...read on

'Lady Godiva' Now Part Of Mildred Williams Series

January 22, 2009:

When Monticello Raceway presents its 7th annual Lady Godiva Pace on Tuesday, February 17, the event will be part of the Mildred Williams International Women’s Driving Series....read on

St-Louis Provides Update On Quebec Proceedings

January 22, 2009:

On Friday, January 16, Michel St-Louis, president of the Association Trot et Amble du Québec (ATAQ), provided a lengthy update on the Superior Court hearings which took place last week in Quebec....read on


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