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Agusto Tops Summer Sizzler

August 23, 2009:

2009 Dream Of Glory champ Agusto fetched the highest price at Sunday's Summer Sizzler Mixed Sale at the SC Sales Pavilion at Flamboro Downs...read on

Great Gates Bests The Boys

August 23, 2009:

Some of Manitoba's best standardbreds were on display at the racetrack in Holland on Saturday for a stakes-packed card of harness racing that included the 17th edition of the MSSBA Futurity...read on

Summer Sizzler Sale Results

August 23, 2009:

Sale results from today's Summer Sizzler Mixed Sale at the SC Sales Pavilion at Flamboro Downs will be posted here live as they happen...read on

My Gift To You Finds Niche In Grassroots

August 23, 2009:

In spite of a track rated one second slower than normal, Ontario’s talented three-year-old pacing colts delivered seven outstanding Grassroots performances at Kawartha Downs on Saturday night...read on

Annieswesterncard Takes Monument Circle

August 23, 2009:

Annieswesterncard rallied off second-over cover to win the $231,500 Monument Circle featured on a stakes-filled program Saturday at Indiana Downs...read on

The Best Speeds In Vernon's Open

August 23, 2009:

The Best recorded one of the fastest miles of the season while capturing Saturday night’s $9,000 Open Handicap Pace in 1:50.4 at Vernon Downs....read on

Kindergarten Classic Continues At Tioga

August 23, 2009:

Mctone Cold captured the first victory of his young career in the lone division of the Kindergarten Classic for two-year-old colt and gelding pacers featured on Saturday at Tioga Downs...read on

Five Grassroots For Jamieson At Woodstock

August 23, 2009:

Up until Saturday, three-time Lampman Cup winner Jody Jamieson had been trailing rival Brad Forward in the Ontario Sires Stakes driver’s standings, but a five win afternoon at Woodstock Raceway put the Cambridge resident right back in the hunt for a fourth title...read on

Excitement Continues At Adrenaline

August 23, 2009:

A full day of excitement was featured on Saturday at Adrenaline, Canada’s Racing Festival, at Hiawatha Horse Park. Those in attendance were entertained with a full card of harness racing among other fun-filled events...read on

Young Guns On Fire At Sudbury

August 23, 2009:

The Young Guns Series kicked off during Saturday night's harness racing card at Sudbury Downs with three $8,500 divisions and speed on display...read on

'Windfall' Wins Wilson; Sweetheart To Western Moonlight

August 23, 2009:

Windfall Blue Chip got up in the final strides to win the $455,400 Woodrow Wilson for two-year-old pacing colts Saturday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

Balanced Image Trot Field Set

August 23, 2009:

The single supplemental entry into the 5th annual Balanced Image Trot Championship has drawn the rail for this Saturday’s $58,000 final...read on

All The Weapons In Gold Cup & Saucer

August 23, 2009:

All The Weapons secured the lead after the three-quarter mark and held off Silent Swing in the stretch to claim the 50th edition of the $60,000 Gold Cup & Saucer...read on

Records Galore In Breeders Crown Championships

August 22, 2009:

Lucky Jim punctuated his storybook season with a victory in the $600,000 Breeders Crown Open Trot, one of four championships for older horses worth a combined $1.6 million, on Saturday at the Meadowlands...read on

Gostreet Rallies At Georgian

August 22, 2009:

Gostreet returned to Georgian Downs on Saturday and rallied from the backfield to win the featured $15,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Trot...read on

Yonkers Trot, Hudson Filly Elims Contested

August 22, 2009:

The Judge went from a familiar home to a new one Saturday night. Judge Joe, the standout New York-bred, won Saturday night's first $40,000 elimination race for Yonkers Trot No. 55...read on

Freshmen Face Off In Nassagaweya, Eternal Camnation

August 22, 2009:

Freshmen pacers were out in full force on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack as they competed in three Nassagaweya Stakes divisions for colts and geldings and three Eternal Camnation Stakes divisions for fillies...read on

Clark Dominates In Marksman

August 22, 2009:

Keith Clark proved to have great aim on Saturday at Grande Prairie when he prevailed in three of the five $17,267 ABSS Alberta Marksman divisions for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings. Clark went on to win a total of six races on the regular 11-race program and one on the special non-wagering card contested earlier in the afternoon...read on

Rockingham Cancels Due To Weather

August 22, 2009:

Rockingham Park cancelled the remainder of the card after two races on Saturday due to inclement weather...read on

Mystro Hanover Wins NJSS Division

August 22, 2009:

Mystro Hanover overtook Howthehaloareyou in the deep stretch to win a $66,400 New Jersey Sire Stakes Premier Division leg for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings in 1:57 Friday, August 21 at Freehold Raceway...read on

PASS Featured At Pocono Friday

August 22, 2009:

Federalreservenote, with Dave Palone in the sulky, and Pilgrims Taj, driven by Mike Lachance, won the first two divisions of four of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings Friday, August 21 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs...read on

Finding A Good 'Beach'

August 22, 2009:

With some of the finest pacing mares in harness racing in foal to Somebeachsomewhere now that his stud duty has been completed for the 2009 breeding season, one can only speculate how the little 'Beaches' will fare on track in the years to come...read on

The J. Dailey Triple

August 22, 2009:

In a certain harness racing rarity at Scioto Downs, brothers Jeff, Jack, and Jim Dailey drove the horses that finished first, second, and third in the nine-horse race....read on

SC Rewind: Love A Fair

August 22, 2009:

Robert Smith takes an affectionate look at the fall fairs of yesteryear and relives some of their history and colourful tales...read on

Shadow Promises In SSBOA Prairie Pace

August 22, 2009:

It was a big night for Shadow Promises Friday at the Yorkton Exhibition track as the six-year-old gelding paced a 2:02.1 mile to take the lion's share of the $6,850 purse in the Saskatchewan Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association Prairie Pace...read on

Frosh Fillies In NYSS Mike Cohen Trot

August 22, 2009:

Friday night found Yonkers Raceway rolling out the rookies in the form of $181,808 New York Sire Stakes Mike Cohen Trot for two-year-old fillies. Four divisions went for $45,452 each...read on

Kindergarten Divisions At Vernon

August 22, 2009:

Upfront Pattys Boy and Full Tank earned top honours in $10,000 divisions of the Kindergarten Classic trotting series, while Butterscotch Swirl moved back to the top of the Open ranks for diagonally gaited performers during Friday night’s 11-race program at Vernon Downs...read on

One Tough Girl Captures Helen Smith

August 22, 2009:

One Tough Girl drew off to a length and a quarter victory in the $80,000 Helen Smith on Friday, August 21 at Freehold Raceway...read on

Langdon’s Night At Georgian

August 22, 2009:

Mike Langdon commanded Georgian Downs’ 11-race program on Friday night with an impressive five-win performance in the bike...read on

Flirtiscape Does It At The Big M

August 22, 2009:

Fresh off a win in Chester’s Open last week, odds-on favourite Flirtiscape managed to hold on by a neck to double up in the $35,000 Fillies & Mares Invitational Pace featured on Friday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

Competition Heats Up At Adrenaline

August 21, 2009:

The second day of the inaugural edition of Adrenaline, Canada’s Racing Festival, at Hiawatha Horse Park featured a pair of competitions pitting Canadian drivers against their American counterparts, and fillies against colts...read on

Records Fall In SBOA Stakes

August 21, 2009:

The odds said it was all about Elusive Desire tonight, and the O’Brien Award-winning filly didn’t disappoint in the $171,300 SBOA Stakes for three-year-old trotting lasses tonight at Mohawk, cruising unchallenged to the win in a new stakes record time...read on

Cup Consolation, Lady Slipper Stakes At CDP

August 21, 2009:

Astronomical wired the field of nine to claim the top prize in the $20,000 Gold Cup & Saucer consolation, dubbed the James "Roach" MacGregor Memorial, which was featured on the Friday evening program of racing at Charlottetown Driving Park...read on

Rockingham Ministry Donates School Supplies

August 21, 2009:

The racetrack ministry at Rockingham Park on Friday rewarded some of the children of families who have raced at Rockingham Park this summer with gift bags filled with new supplies as the kids get ready to start the school year...read on

Elims For Carney Memorial Trot Sunday

August 21, 2009:

Defending champion Scorpion Moon returns to Rockingham Park on Sunday as he takes the initial step toward becoming the first back-to-back winner in the history of the Joseph Carney Memorial Trot, which is held annually to honour the track's late owner and president...read on

Its A Good Thing Leaps Into Gold Series

August 21, 2009:

Its A Good Thing heads into Tuesday’s Gold elimination at Grand River Raceway with an impressive record of seven wins and three seconds in 12 starts this season, but the date of the three-year-old pacing colt’s last start was May 8...read on

Season's Best Freshmen Set For Nassagaweya

August 21, 2009:

With a few starts under their belts, the season’s two-year-old pacing stars are beginning to emerge from the firmament, and the Nassagaweya Stakes on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack will give them some time to shine...read on

Alagna To Open Stable

August 21, 2009:

Tony Alagna, who for the past seven years has been an assistant trainer for Erv Miller, will open his own stable following the Grand Circuit meet at Lexington’s Red Mile in October...read on

Hey Mister...Feeling Lucky?

August 21, 2009:

McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc once said, "Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get." That may be true in the Burger Wars, but on Breeders Crown night at The Meadowlands luck and sweat don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand...read on

Attractions Hippiques' Fate Delayed?

August 21, 2009:

The fate of Quebec racetrack operator Attractions Hippiques and its remaining assets may not be settled Monday, after all...read on

USHWA Chapter To Institute Phil Pines Award

August 21, 2009:

When the Monticello-Goshen chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association holds its 51st annual awards banquet on Sunday, October 25 at Kutshers Country Club, the organization will present...read on

ORC Rules On Manneke Appeal

August 21, 2009:

On March 10, 2009, a notice of proposed order to revoke the licence of Gerald Manneke was issued...read on

ORC Rules On Sudbury Appeal

August 21, 2009:

The Ontario Racing Commission today issued a release in regard to an appeal by Sudbury Downs...read on

‘Swifty’ Looks To Star In ABSS

August 21, 2009:

This Saturday in Alberta Sires Stakes action, Swiftys First Star will look to win his second straight stakes victory in the last of five Alberta Marksman divisions for three-year-old colts at Grande Prairie...read on

Muscle Hill Qualifies, To Race Prior To 'Derby'

August 21, 2009:

To the surprise of some, Hambletonian winner Muscle Hill qualified this morning at the Red Mile. Earlier this week, trainer Greg Peck told Trot Insider that the Muscles Yankee three-year-old will be racing pari-mutuelly prior to the September 5 World Trotting Derby...read on

Vernon's Big Plans

August 21, 2009:

While New York governor David Paterson and his aides cluster in secluded secrecy deciding who gets the Aqueduct plum, Vernon Downs outlines its bold plans for expansion of the Mohawk Valley track toda...read on

NCRHHA/Rideau 'Night Of Champions' Details

August 21, 2009:

On Sunday, August 23, the National Capital Region Harness Horse Association, in association with Rideau Carleton Raceway, proudly presents its second annual...read on

Second Qualifier For Nebupanezzar

August 21, 2009:

2008 O'Brien Award winner Nebupanezzar recorded its second qualifier in as many weeks during the seven-race qualifying docket this morning at Mohawk...read on

Adrenaline Kicks Off With A Bang

August 21, 2009:

The inaugural edition of Adrenaline, Canada’s Racing Festival, kicked off on Thursday evening at Hiawatha Horse Park in Sarnia, Ont. and provided those in attendance with an exciting evening of racing and much more...read on

Petitpas' Gold Cup & Saucer Passion

August 21, 2009:

Somebeachsomewhere gave co-owner Reg Petitpas quite a ride during its racing career. The son of Mach Three took Petitpas to the highest of mountaintops. But having won the Gold Cup & Saucer in 2007 with Silent Swing, the resident of Shediac Bridge, NB has let all know of his love for...read on


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