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King Gus Shoots For Post Season

October 6, 2008:

Ontario's talented two-year-old trotting colts will battle in their last Grassroots event on Thursday at Rideau Carleton Raceway, and George Judson is hoping King Gus can lock up his spot in the post season with a strong performance over the Ottawa oval....read on

Attraction Hippiques Granted Extension

October 6, 2008:

Attractions Hippiques has been granted a 120-day extension of creditor protection in Quebec Superior Court. The new deadline is February 4, 2009....read on

Vacation Over For Teague's Troops

October 6, 2008:

Trainer George Teague Jr. will ship Badlands Nitro, most recently second to eventual Little Brown Jug winner Shadow Play, to Chicago for Friday's $250,000 Windy City Pace at Maywood Park....read on

Art Official Skips Windy City

October 6, 2008:

Art Official will bypass Friday's $250,000 Windy City Pace at Maywood Park in favor of time off in preparation for a potential Breeders Crown showdown with rival Somebeachsomewhere....read on

Sask. Minister Recognizes Successful Season

October 6, 2008:

The Minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) Dan D'Autremont is congratulating the Saskatchewan standardbred industry on a successful racing season....read on

'Beach' Preps For Messenger

October 6, 2008:

Somebeachsomewhere, the richest pacer of 2008 and the fastest three-year-old in harness racing history is readying for Yonkers Raceway and the 53rd Messenger Stakes, according to trainer Brent MacGrath....read on

Pick The Punter Winner

October 6, 2008:

Congratulations to Al Edwards of Owen Sound, Ontario who selected Darryl Kaplan as the winner in Saturday's Pick The Punter contest and came within one dollar of guessing Kaplan's winning bankroll....read on

Jamieson To Drive At Batavia Wednesday

October 6, 2008:

It's not often that a harness racing driver that has won the Little Brown Jug, North America Cup and the Breeders Crown shows up to drive at Batavia Downs Gaming, but Jody Jamieson will in the sulky Wednesday night, October 8....read on

Pacific Yearling Sale Complete

October 6, 2008:

Consignor Sheila Godfrey sold the highest priced yearling at the 2008 Pacific Yearling Sale on Sunday in Surrey, British Columbia....read on

Standardbreds Return To Woodbine

October 6, 2008:

The Mohawk summer meet comes to an end tonight as live harness racing shifts back to Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto this Thursday, October 9....read on

Schooner Stables To Speak In Charlottetown

October 6, 2008:

The ownership group of world champion Somebeachsomewhere, Schooner Stables of Bible Hill, N.S., has agreed to be guest speakers at the Atlantic Breeders Crown banquet Saturday, October 11 at the Delta Prince Edward Hotel....read on

History To Be Made At Kawartha

October 6, 2008:

When the two-year old pacing colts line up for Saturday's $180,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold final at Kawartha Downs, it will mark the richest purse for a single race in the 36-year history of the track....read on

Moore To Host Yearling Selection Seminar

October 6, 2008:

Dr. Ian Moore is back home on Prince Edward Island after winning harness racing's crown jewel, The Little Brown Jug, in Delaware, Ohio....read on

Lexington Sale Concludes

October 6, 2008:

Two yearlings from pacing sire and recent Hall Of Fame inductee Read Desire topped the final session of the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale....read on

Shadow Promises Lowers Marquis Record

October 6, 2008:

With an overpowering performance, five-year-old As Promised gelding Shadow Promises and driver Glenn LeDrew etched their names in the Marquis Downs record books with a 1:56.1 win in Saturday's first race....read on

Bill Johnstone Passes

October 6, 2008:

Services were held over the weekend for longtime horse owner Bill Johnstone of Kirkfield, Ontario, who recently passed away....read on

Curran, Leon Win Splits Of Mildred Williams

October 5, 2008:

Windsor Raceway played host to the Mildred Williams International Women's Driving Series on Sunday evening, with a pair of divisions making up the first two races on the card....read on

Trotting Fillies Rumble At Rideau

October 5, 2008:

A trio of OSS Gold Series eliminations for three-year-old trotting fillies highlighted the Sunday evening program at Rideau Carleton Raceway, with the top three finishers from each of the eliminations earning a berth into next week's rich final....read on

Whites Dominate Truro Card

October 5, 2008:

Having the surname "White" was apparently one of the prerequisites needed to win a race on Sunday afternoon at Truro Raceway....read on

Forward Students Triple Up

October 5, 2008:

The stable of trainer Scott Forward had a productive day at the office thanks to a three-win performance on Sunday at St. Johns Raceway and Entertainment Centre....read on

Culotte Upsets In Lucien Bombardier

October 5, 2008:

Fans at Hippodrome de Montreal were treated to a stakes-filled Sunday program earlier this afternoon, as the Quebec oval rolled out the red carpet for a long list of pacing and trotting stars....read on

NYSS Late Closer Concludes At Saratoga

October 5, 2008:

The curtain closed on the 2008 New York Sires Stakes Late Closer series for juvenile horses on Sunday as Saratoga Raceway hosted four $25,000 events for two-year-old trotters and pacers bred in the Empire State....read on

Entry Deadline Nears For Quillen Memorial

October 5, 2008:

Harrington Raceway would like to remind all horsemen entries for the $350,000 (est.) Bobby Quillen Memorial close Wednesday, October 8 at 1 p.m....read on

Robblee Sheds Maiden Status

October 5, 2008:

It was a chance he'd get only once in his lifetime and 19-year-old Jim Robblee of Woodstock, Ontario made the most of it....read on

Southwind Madonna Sidelined

October 5, 2008:

After putting together a very productive 2008 campaign, the connections of the talented pacing mare Southwind Madonna are giving the career winner of $804,871 some well-deserved time off....read on

Deweycheatumnhowe Wins Kentucky Futurity

October 4, 2008:

A final quarter sprint is what it boiled down to in order to crown a champion in this year's Kentucky Futurity, and Deweycheatumnhowe was packing just a bit more deep stretch heat than Celebrity Secret....read on

Somebeachsomewhere Scores In Tattersalls

October 4, 2008:

The first division of The Tattersalls proved to be a walk in the park for Somebeachsomewhere, a pacer that will join the stallion ranks at Hanover Shoe Farms once his racing career is over....read on

Royal Morn Shines In Sandown Breeders Stakes

October 4, 2008:

Royal Morn opened Saturday night's card at Fraser Downs with a sizzling victory in the first and fastest of the featured four $16,423 Sandown Breeders Stake divisions for three-year-olds....read on

Credit Winner Colt Tops Session #4

October 4, 2008:

For the third straight night, a yearling sired by Credit Winner topped the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale session....read on

Anover Deal Triumphs In Marquis Open

October 4, 2008:

Anover Deal stole the show on Saturday night at Marquis Downs after capturing the $2,300 Markusson New Holland Open Pace – his second straight Open class victory....read on

Seawind Gambler Takes Champion Title

October 4, 2008:

After finishing no worst than second throughout the preliminary legs, Seawind Gambler put forth a huge effort on Saturday night to take the $28,600 Champions Series Final at Sudbury Downs....read on

Kaplan Tops In Pick The Punter

October 4, 2008:

With a winner in the final race, Trot Magazine editor Darryl Kaplan surged past the early leaders and finished with the highest bankroll in the Pick The Punter Handicapping Challenge....read on

Ladies Strong In Preferreds

October 4, 2008:

A pair of Preferred events highlighted Georgian Downs' 12-race card on Saturday night with JTLady Strong and Taylorlane Action taking home the lion's share of the $13,000 purses in their respective divisions....read on

Mind Boggling Takes Mohawk Mares Open

October 4, 2008:

Mind Boggling held on by a neck for a mild 8-1 upset in tonight's $42,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Mohawk Racetrack in a clocking of 1:52....read on

Favourites Prevail With Distinction

October 4, 2008:

On Saturday afternoon, Hippodrome Gatineau hosted a trio of $12,000 Quebec Plus Distinction divisions for three-year-old colts and the fan favourites delivered with dominating performances in their re...read on

Tattersalls Triumph For Art Official

October 4, 2008:

A dominant performance best explains the type of effort turned in by Art Official, who romped to victory in today's second $293,000 division of The Tattersalls at The Red Mile....read on

Celebrity Secret Upsets, Forces Race-Off

October 4, 2008:

Celebrity Secret became just the second horse to find the chink in the armour of Deweycheatumnhowe when he sailed past Ray Schnittker's star student en route to winning the $...read on

High Drama For "Dewey" In 1st Heat

October 4, 2008:

Ray Schnittker always said that Deweycheatumnhowe was a better horse racing from off the pace, and the hulking son of Muscles Yankee had a chance to back up that statement in what turned out to be a breathtaking first-heat battle in today's 116th edition of the Kentucky Futurity at The Red Mile....read on

The Beat Goes On For Mister Big

October 4, 2008:

Mister Big's domination of the older pacing ranks this season became quite apparent when only four rivals dropped their name in the entry box to take on the Virgil Moran-trained superstar in today's $157,000 Allerage Farms Open Pace at The Red Mile....read on

Allerage Farms Shocker For Prayer I Am

October 4, 2008:

The pari-mutuel prayers of the longshot players were answered earlier this afternoon at The Red Mile when Prayer I Am turned in a stunning upset to the tune of 83-1 in the $160,000 Allerage Farms Open Trot....read on

Huge Mile For Hana Hanover In Allerage

October 4, 2008:

Hana Hanover showed a lot of heart and courage to battle back after being collared in deep stretch to take home the hardware in this afternoon's $86,300 Allerage Farms Mare Pace at The Red Mile in Kentucky....read on

Bruschette Is Awesome In Allerage Farms

October 4, 2008:

It was non-stop action from start to finish in today's $85,500 Allerage Farms Open Mare Trot, and that was music to the ears of Bruschette - a mare well-known for her patented closing kick....read on

Dunmore Chip Stars In Globetrotter

October 4, 2008:

Dunmore Chip notched his third consecutive wire-to-wire win in the $9,700 Globetrotter Atlantic Classic for two-year-olds after circling the half-mile oval at Charlottetown Driving Park with ease on Saturday afternoon....read on

'Aussie' Looks For Last Grassroots Victory

October 4, 2008:

The Super Aussie makes his second Grassroots start next Wednesday, Oct. 8 at Windsor Raceway - more than four months after Ontario Sires Stakes fans got their first glimpse of the three-year-old trotter - and this time trainer John Sullivan thinks the gelding is ready for battle....read on

The World According To Dean: Will all bow to the Maharajah?

October 4, 2008:

While the best three-year-old trotters in North America battle it out today in the Kentucky Futurity, the best sophomores in Sweden await tomorrow's Travkriterium (Trotting Criterium) and wonder if anyone can beat Maharajah. ...read on

Open Pacers Clash At Fraser

October 4, 2008:

The opening leg of the Clash Of The Pacific headlined Friday’s racing at Fraser Downs as two $25,000 divisions went postward....read on

The World According to Dean

October 4, 2008:

While the best three-year-old trotters in North America battle it out today in the Kentucky Futurity, the best sophomores in Sweden await tomorrow's Travkriterium (Trotting Criterium) and wonder if anyone can beat Maharajah. ...read on

Credit Winner Colt Tops Session #3

October 4, 2008:

The third session of the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale was completed on Friday night and a Credit Winner colt fetched the highest bid for the second straight night....read on

Opens Featured At Yonkers

October 4, 2008:

American Lane and Brickyard Trouble led Yonkers Raceway's Friday night festivities, winning the co-featured $40,000 Open Handicaps....read on

Medoland Glenno Draws Rare Post

October 4, 2008:

When Colm McNulty and Lormer McClure purchased Medoland Glenno, they were thinking long term, but when the two-year-old pacer stepped off a Grassroots win last weekend, suddenly this season looked like it might also be a bit of fun....read on


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