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Dinner At The Met Circles Preferred Foes

April 22, 2017:

Fresh off the claim and a 1:50 Canadian season's record performance last weekend, Dinner At The Met rallied onto the scene late to defeat a field of Preferred pacers at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday night (April 22) for trainer/driver Travis Cullen....read on

Mr Irresistible Headlines Red Shores Opener

April 22, 2017:

Mr Irresistible wasted no time making his mark on the east coast as the harness racing season opened up at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park on Saturday, April 22....read on

Major Uptrend Still In Smashing Form

April 22, 2017:

Major Uptrend has now won four times in a row, and is a nose away from having won eight straight, after he made the 181-mile ship from Dover to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono a profitable one Saturday night (April 22), taking the $25,000 Winners Over Pace in 1:50....read on

Keystone Velocity Perseveres In Levy; Mackenzie A Wins Matchmaker

April 22, 2017:

Keystone Velocity (Dan Dube, $24.80) was hard-used early and hard-headed late Saturday night (April 22), winning Yonkers Raceway’s co-featured $529,000 final of the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series....read on

John Brocklehurst Passes

April 22, 2017:

John P. Brocklehurst, 81, a second-generation horseman in a family whose reach in harness racing now extends to a fourth generation, passed away during the morning of Saturday, April 22....read on

Canwood Completes Series Sweep

April 22, 2017:

Canwood used the Lightning Lane to power past her stablemate, Massive Risk, and capture Saturday’s $27,200 championship of the Princess Pablano Trot at The Meadows and seal her sweep of the series....read on

Fan Club Honours MacDonald

April 22, 2017:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club recognized trainer/driver Anthony MacDonald of Guelph, Ont. as the Fan Club’s 2016 Ambassador of the Year in a winner's circle presentation at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday night (April 22)....read on

Yoga Pants Dominates Bath Final; 1,000 Wins For Knight

April 22, 2017:

Three-year-old pacing filly Yoga Pants stretched her win streak to seven with another dominant victory in the $75,000 final of the Penny Bath Memorial featured on the 2016-17 meet-closing card at Fraser Downs on Saturday (April 22)....read on

Stars Shine At The Meadowlands

April 22, 2017:

The big guns are beginning to show up at The Meadowlands for qualifiers and there were more than a few Grand Circuit stars of last year sprinkled throughout Saturday morning’s card....read on

Simard Ready For Full Season At 3R

April 22, 2017:

His nickname is ‘The Black Cat’ and many horse racing fans know him that way or as trainer-driver Richard Simard, and he is ready for plenty of action this season as the Hippodrome 3R opens for live harness racing on Sunday....read on

Tritton Stars Primed for Saturday Night

April 22, 2017:

“He is as good as he’s ever been. We were hoping for a better draw this year, that’s all. But he’s as good as he was last year. He’s ready for a big race, I’d say.”...read on

Kawartha Opens Monday For Training

April 22, 2017:

In preparation for the 45th season of racing at Kawartha Downs, the track will be open for training starting this Monday (April 24) from 6 a.m. to noon....read on

SC Rewind: The Kopas All-Star Qualifier

April 22, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith pays a further tribute to Jack Kopas, the great horseman who recently passed away at the age of 88....read on

My Tweed Heart Takes Saratoga Open

April 22, 2017:

Ohio champion My Tweed Heart scored the first win of her four-year-old campaign in the $13,000 Fillies & Mares Open Handicap Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Friday night (April 21)....read on

Da Magician Triumphs In Linton Final

April 22, 2017:

Da Magician added the Keith Linton Memorial to his resume with a 1:53.1 career-best performance in the $75,000 sophomore colt stakes final featured on Friday night (April 21) at Fraser Downs....read on

European Import Lives Up To Hype

April 21, 2017:

Tuonoblu Rex, the American-sired, Italian-bred, and Dutch-trained son of Cantab Hall, entered Friday's $20,000 Preferred Trot at The Meadowlands with a healthy amount of hype following an eye-catching qualifying win in his first appearance on Big M soil two weeks ago....read on

Stratton Enjoys A Friday Six-Pack

April 21, 2017:

‘Twas the night before the finals of the George Morton Levy and Blue Chip Matchmaker and all through the house, not a creature was stirring...except for Jordan Stratton....read on

Sandbetweenurtoes Wins Again

April 21, 2017:

Favourite Sandbetweenurtoes ($3) wore down the pacesetting Bernadette to earn her second straight win in the $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace on Friday night (April 21) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Undefeated Rosemary Rose Wins Hackett

April 21, 2017:

Rosemary Rose kept her undefeated streak alive Friday night (April 21) at Miami Valley Raceway capturing the 46th edition of the James K. Hackett Memorial for three-year-old Ohio-sired fillies in 1:53.1....read on

Night Pro Rebounds With Speedy Score

April 21, 2017:

After an equipment malfunction last week, Night Pro and Sam Widger rebounded gamely to capture the featured event of the evening, a $21,000 Invitational Pace, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, April 21....read on

Buffalo Friday Feature To Studio City

April 21, 2017:

After making two starts at Rosecroft Raceway in Maryland to begin his 2017 campaign, Studio City had a successful return to familiar territory, that being Buffalo Raceway on Friday evening (April 21) and he captured the featured $8,200 trot with a length victory over Noble Legend in 1:59.2....read on

Ducharme Promoted At Cornell

April 21, 2017:

On May 1st, Dr. Norm Ducharme, James Law Professor of Large Animal Surgery at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, will be taking over as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (CRES)....read on

Tetrick Goes Back To School

April 21, 2017:

“I’ve been very fortunate. If I could do it again, I would probably go to school to get my education and have that part of my life. But I can’t regret what these horses have given to me, and to my family, providing for us.”...read on

Additional Info On Cobalt Thresholds

April 21, 2017:

Further to the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency’s (CPMA) Industry Notice dated April 6, 2017, regarding the implementation of CPMA cobalt testing effective May 1, 2017, the CPMA has received questions about what this means from a practical perspective given that cobalt occurs naturally in the horse....read on

Town Hall Series Set To Begin Thursday

April 21, 2017:

The first in a monthly series of USTA Presidential Town Halls with President Russell Williams will begin on Thursday, April 27 at 10:30 AM on the Post Time with Mike and Mike harness racing show....read on

No Gray Area Here For Brown

April 21, 2017:

"It started when I bought the Laag gray broodmare Faded Glory. I remembered her racing for Jack Darling and winning the American-National (1995)."...read on

Hopes For 'Stepping Stone' Efforts

April 21, 2017:

"We’ve got him staked somewhat this year hoping he’ll come on and improve a bit more. He’s got a ways to go before he’s that caliber, but at least we’re starting out on a positive note this year. That was our game plan. Hopefully we can do some good on Saturday.”...read on

Batavia Releases Summer Concert Lineup

April 21, 2017:

Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel has announced the lineup for this year’s Rockin’ the Downs concert series, and classic rock and country music fans will be very excited....read on

Star Power In Mohawk Qualifiers

April 21, 2017:

A 14-race card of qualifiers on Friday morning at Mohawk Racetrack featured some of Canadian harness racing's top talent making seasonal debuts or tuning up for a return to the track....read on

Harness Racing Commercial Unveiled

April 21, 2017:

A brand new commercial featuring harness racing will soon be featured and broadcast on screens and devices around Ontario....read on

Parity Abounds At The Big M Saturday

April 21, 2017:

Saturday night's co-featured eighth race at The Meadowlands, a conditioned pace for a purse of $18,000, offers horseplayers a field so evenly matched that seven of the eight horses in the field are between 4-1 and 6-1 on the computer-generated morning line....read on

Rubber Duck Floats Over Philly

April 21, 2017:

Mother Nature was kind to the suburban Philadelphia area on Thursday (April 20) afternoon. The rain held off long enough to provide a delightful mix of sun, light wind, and comfortable temperatures for the 14-race program at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

3R Ready For Opening Day Sunday

April 21, 2017:

With constant rains ending and a hopeful prediction of sunny skies and warming temperatures, track management at the Hippodrome 3R (H3R) is ready for opening day on Sunday, April 23....read on

Racing Returns To Charlottetown

April 21, 2017:

The heat is turning up for the 2017 harness racing season at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park and a pair of pacers fresh from Ontario racing are sure to keep the temperature rising on Saturday evening....read on

Banca Pupils Lead Yonkers’ Series Finals

April 21, 2017:

"I don’t know if there’s a horse in there that if he won, I’d be surprised...these finals end up being crazy races and you never know what’s going to happen."...read on

Mandatory Hi-5 Payout Date At Pompano

April 21, 2017:

With the Super Hi-5 carryover now close to $90,000 at Pompano Park, Director of Racing Gabe Prewitt has set Sunday, April 30 for the mandatory payout of the Super Hi-5 pool....read on

Martin: Let USADA Bid For Testing

April 21, 2017:

Ed Martin, president of the Association of Racing Commissioners International, closed out the racing regulators’ equine welfare and integrity conference Thursday by urging his member organizations to extend an invitation to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to bid on their equine drug-testing contracts....read on

Someomensomewhere Sold

April 21, 2017:

Among the star-studded lineup entered to qualify Saturday morning at The Meadowlands is a stakes-winning pacing filly making her debut for new connections....read on

Amateur Scores For Glasser, Krivelin

April 20, 2017:

The fifth leg of the eight-leg NAADA Trotting Series was contested on Thursday at Yonkers Raceway and when the results were official David Glasser and Robert Krivelin were each victorious in their respective splits....read on

Stealth Bomber Impresses Again

April 20, 2017:

With the Pepsi North America Cup a little less than two months away, a number of sophomores will be asked to pass a number of difficult tests to see if they’re cut out to compete in the nation’s richest affair for standardbreds....read on

Flamboro Feature To Grana Padanno

April 20, 2017:

Kennel Buddy’s quest for a fifth consecutive win was snuffed out by Grana Padanno who survived a first-over trip en route to capturing Thursday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 for trotters at Flamboro Downs....read on

Reasinforpleasin Delivers At Saratoga

April 20, 2017:

The Conway Hall trotter Reasinforpleasin prevailed in the $9,630 co-feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Thursday afternoon, stopping the teletimer in 1:59.1 for driver Frank Coppola, Jr....read on

Black Broadway Sets Plainridge Record

April 20, 2017:

Fresh off a victory in her seasonal debut last week, Black Broadway came off cover to capture the $14,000 Open trotting feature at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon and made history in the process....read on

Colliton New ARCI Chairman

April 20, 2017:

Jeff Colliton has an agenda item he wants accomplished during his one-year term as chairman of the Association of Racing Commissioners International....read on

Thomson Joins Jug Team

April 20, 2017:

Delaware native, Thomas “T” Thomson has been named the Sponsorship Manager of the Delaware County Fair and the Little Brown Jug....read on

Busy Week Ahead At Pocono

April 20, 2017:

Developing three- and four-year-old trotters and pacers will be looking to confirm spots in their respective $30,000 Championships of the Bobby Weiss Series this coming week at Pocono, with pacers featured on the Monday card and trotters taking the track on Tuesday....read on

Efforts To Revive Fredericton Racing

April 20, 2017:

On Tuesday, April 20, a group of volunteers met in Fredericton, New Brunswick for a strategic meeting in an effort to bring live harness racing back to Fredericton Raceway....read on

Harrington Season To Kick Off Monday

April 20, 2017:

Live harness racing will commence this coming Monday (April 24) for the 71st consecutive season at Harrington Raceway with a 10-race program starting at 5 p.m....read on

Elitlopp Raffle Winners Announced

April 20, 2017:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation has announced the winner of its annual Elitlopp raffle....read on

Running Aces Late Closers Announced

April 20, 2017:

Running Aces Casino & Racetrack proudly announces an exciting series of late-closing events for the 2017 season, which will get underway on Saturday, May 20 and will offer live racing every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday evenings through September 16....read on


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