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Mister X Wires Up Preferred Foes

December 4, 2017:

It’s now back-to-back wins and counting for Mister X, who went to the front and didn’t look back en route to an easy win in Monday’s $8,500 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Miami Scores In Dover's Top Trot

December 4, 2017:

Miami made his first race at Dover Downs a winning one as Vic Kirby bested eight other three-year-olds in Monday’s feature trot....read on

Theresademoninme On Fire At Dover

December 4, 2017:

The razor-sharp Theresademoninme is the one to beat in the $25,000 Open trot on Tuesday at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m....read on

Preferred Hat Trick For Il Sogno Dream

December 4, 2017:

The winning streak is now three in a row and counting for trotter Il Sogno Dream, who was a front-stepping victor in Monday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Ohio Braces For Indiana Invasion

December 4, 2017:

The Ohio State Buckeyes won't be crowned national collegiate football champions this season (although they did win the Big Ten title!), but that won't stop the harness racing 'Buckeyes' at Hollywood Dayton Raceway from trying to assert their dominance....read on

The Raceway Hosts Photo Contest

December 4, 2017:

Do you think your Standardbred has what it takes to be a cover boy or cover girl? The Raceway at Western Fair District hopes to find out this holiday season....read on

Meadows Preferred To Fox Valley Charm

December 4, 2017:

Fox Valley Charm stalked the leader, Shady Caroline, from the pocket and then kicked by in the Lightning Lane to capture Monday’s $15,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Tioga Downs Hotel Officially Open

December 4, 2017:

This past Friday (December 1), the new hotel at Tioga Downs was officially unveiled during a ribbon-cutting ceremony....read on

Merriman On His 1,000th Win Of 2017

December 4, 2017:

“When I got it, it was just very surreal. It was a very special moment, a very special accomplishment. I’m just very proud.”...read on

Atlantic Sires Stakes Stallion Registration

December 4, 2017:

The Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association is now accepting Atlantic Sires Stakes stallion registrations for the 2018 breeding season....read on

‘4-H’ers Tour Gaitway Farm

December 4, 2017:

Hearts & Horseshoes 4-H equine club was introduced to the training of harness racehorses this past Saturday (December 3)....read on

Prince County Horsemen’s AGM Info

December 4, 2017:

The semi-annual general meeting of the Prince County Horsemen’s Club, for the election of Directors for the incoming year (2018), will be held next Tuesday (December 12)....read on

O'Brien Awards Fan Voting Open!

December 4, 2017:

Racing fans, here’s your chance to have a say in Canadian harness racing's year-end awards!...read on

Monticello-Goshen Banquet In The Books

December 4, 2017:

“If I had ten dollars for every person in this room that I had a drink with… I would be a billionaire!”...read on

Brooklyn Bond Honoured In France

December 4, 2017:

It has been announced that the six-year-old French-bred trotting gelding Brooklyn Bond has been honoured in France....read on

Pompano Feature To Drachan Hanover

December 4, 2017:

Drachan Hanover, driven by Wally Hennessey, took top honours in Pompano Park's featured $11,000 Open II Handicap Pace on Sunday night (December 3), as he stopped the clock in 1:51.1....read on

Important Breeding Deadlines In PA

December 4, 2017:

Horsepeople must remember two important February deadlines in order to maintain eligibility in the Pennsylvania Breeders Fund Award Program and Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Program....read on

Looking To Donate A Breeding?

December 4, 2017:

For 28 years, the most important annual fundraiser for the Standardbred Retirement Foundation is the donation and sale of breedings....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

December 4, 2017:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its final weekly recap of Grand Circuit races for 2017....read on

Kenny Ross Passes

December 4, 2017:

Kenny Ross, 90, a Pittsburgh area auto dealer who owned the world champion trotter Tom Ridge, passed away on Friday (December 1) after a brief illness....read on

Standardbreds Take Part In Parade

December 4, 2017:

The harness racing industry was well represented by the Standardbred Retirement Foundation at this year's Christmas in Middleburg Parade, which was held this past Saturday (December 2)....read on

Harness Racing Greats Meet In Perth

December 4, 2017:

Western Australian Racing Industry Hall of Fame Inductee Fred Kersley met celebrated American trainer Erv Miller at the barrier draw function for the 2017 TABtouch Inter Dominion Final....read on

Laprise On Potential Slots Relocation

December 4, 2017:

“The raceway will still continue. It was just an added feature to have the slots next door to us, so they complemented one another. The races are forging ahead strong, so we’ll be fine.”...read on

Raising Richard Wins Rideau Feature

December 3, 2017:

Raising Richard ($6.40) survived a first-over journey to win the $8,550 Winners Over Handicap Trot and give driver Darrell Coville a hat track on the Sunday night (December 3) program at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Flamboro Preferred To Make Some Luck

December 3, 2017:

Make Some Luck returned to action off a seven-week layoff to take Sunday night's featured $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace at Flamboro Downs....read on

Flamboro Steps Up For Community

December 3, 2017:

Flamboro Downs team members have elected to adopt two families this year within the community that are in need of some Christmas cheer....read on

Team Abbott Triples At Fraser Downs

December 3, 2017:

Veteran horseman Gord Abbott's Sunday (December 3) training triple at Fraser Downs was a family affair....read on

Cheverie Sweeps P.E.I. Preferreds

December 3, 2017:

If it is Preferred pacing action you are watching, you want to have a win ticket on driver Walter Cheverie as he captured both top events on the weekend at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

MacDonald On Down Under Driving

December 3, 2017:

“It was a great experience and the racing is extremely tight and a buzz driving in front of such a big crowd."...read on

Yonkers’ Monday Pick 5 Features $2,000 Carryover

December 3, 2017:

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Monday evening’s (December 4) Pick 5 wager will start with a carryover of $2,036.97....read on

'Ricardo' Cooks To Truro Feature Win

December 3, 2017:

On Sunday (December 3) at Truro Raceway, the favoured Southwind Ricardo vaulted three-wide along the final turn and got up to post a one and three-quarter-length victory in 1:59.4 during the $1,575 Winners Over Pace....read on

Yonkers Upset For Tight Lines

December 3, 2017:

Rank outsider Tight Lines (Jeff Gregory, $62.50) was the ground-saving star Sunday morning (December 3), as he won Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Winner Crowned In 'Capping Contest

December 3, 2017:

With the victory of Downbytheseaside in Dover Downs' Hap Hansen Progress Pace on November 30, Rusty Nash was crowned the winner of the 2017 edition of the Hambletonian Society Grand Circuit Handicapping Challenge....read on

Multiple Carryovers To Kick-Off Pompano Sunday

December 3, 2017:

A slew of upsets last Wednesday night (November 29) left a few carryovers on the menu for Pompano Park's Sunday night (December 3) program....read on

Event Info For USHWA Banquet

December 3, 2017:

A few seats still remain for the Monticello–Goshen chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association’s 59th annual awards banquet....read on

Mohawk Renovation Photo Update

December 3, 2017:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group announced this past summer that its live Standardbred racing product would be moving to Mohawk Racetrack on a full-time basis beginning in 2018. The company has earmarked roughly $10 million to renovate the Campbellville, Ont. facility, and, as images from WEG have shown, work is well underway....read on

Gulotta Looking To Make A Difference

December 3, 2017:

“It’s exciting. I’m humbled, I’m honoured, I’m flattered; I’m all those things at one time to be in a position to help.”...read on

Thisjetsabookin Wins Yonkers Feature

December 3, 2017:

Pole-assigned Thisjetsabookin sat a pocket trip Saturday, December 2, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Snowshoe, Snowflake Series Continue

December 2, 2017:

The Saturday, December 2 program at Northlands Park featured the second preliminary of the Snowshoe Series, for two-year-old colt and gelding pacers, and the Snowflake Series, for two-year-old filly pacers....read on

Four In A Row For Easy Lover Hanover

December 2, 2017:

Sent the 2-5 favourite, Easy Lover Hanover won his fourth consecutive Preferred on Saturday, December 2 at Woodbine Racetrack, winning the $34,000 feature in 1:50.3....read on

The Wayfaring Man Wins At Saratoga

December 2, 2017:

Sitting a pocket trip, The Wayfaring Man won the $19,500 Open Pace in his debut at Saratoga Harness on Saturday, December 2 in 1:53.1....read on

Yo Yo Mass Wires Flamboro Field

December 2, 2017:

Taking control into the backstretch, Yo Yo Mass went wire to wire as the 3-2 favourite, winning the $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot on Saturday, December 2 in 1:58.4....read on

Chumlee A Wins Batavia Open

December 2, 2017:

Brushing to the lead in the backstretch after parking from the start, Chumlee A won the $10,000 Open Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday, December 2....read on

Merriman Wins 1,000th Race Of Season

December 2, 2017:

Driver Aaron Merriman made harness racing history on Saturday, December 2 at Northfield Park when he became the fourth driver ever to win 1,000 races in a single season....read on

Montana Pablo A Emerges In Stretch Duel

December 2, 2017:

Montana Pablo A engaged Artsmah near the three-quarters, then stuck his nose in front after a stretch-long duel to capture Saturday’s feature at The Meadows, a $13,000 Conditioned Pace....read on

Upsets In Charlottetown Features

December 2, 2017:

There's a reason purse money and pari-mutuel payouts are doled out after the race: because anything can happen and favourites aren't always locks to convert. Those age-old racing adages rang true during Saturday's card at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

CBC Profiles Savard's Racing Passion

December 2, 2017:

"No matter how we do he never gets in a bad frame of mind. It's basically, well, we'll move on and go to the next race. Which would be just the same, I suppose, as when he played hockey."...read on

Surick Notches 1,000th Training Win

December 2, 2017:

Nick Surick recently notched his 1,000th training win at Freehold Raceway....read on

Parker, Crevani To Be Honoured Sunday

December 2, 2017:

Brandon Parker and Stephen & Carole Crevani of Crevani Farms will be honoured by Monticello-Goshen USHWA when the chapter hosts its 59th annual awards banquet this Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Fountains at Wallkill Golf Club....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1980s

December 2, 2017:

This week's Rewind is the regular monthly feature Years Ago and this edition is based on people, events and happenings from the decade of the 1980's....read on


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