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Newborn Sassy Triumphs In Mares Open

July 13, 2018:

Odds-on Newborn Sassy (Jordan Stratton, $3.80) was rebuffed early and rallied late Friday night (July 13), winning Yonkers Raceway’s non-superstitious $44,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

BZ Glide Prevails In Open Trot

July 13, 2018:

BZ Glide ($9) got the early jump on the field in Buffalo Raceway's $11,500 Open Trot on Friday night (July 13) and just kept right on rolling to post a solid three-quarter length victory over Barn Winner in 1:57.4....read on

Bettim Jackie Upsets Royaltywestho

July 13, 2018:

Three-year-old pacing filly Bettim Jackie handed divisional leader Royaltywestho her first taste of defeat this season in the Atlantic Sires Stakes on Friday evening (July 13) at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway....read on

Wilsons Elim Winners Dominate Foes

July 13, 2018:

Charlottes Style and Glenview Paisley dominated the elimination round of the Wilsons Home Heating Fillies & Mares Series on Friday night (July 13) at Truro Raceway, blasting to command and winning by a combined 15-1/4 lengths....read on

Takter Talks Retirement, Depression

July 13, 2018:

As any participant in harness racing knows, the sport is an emotional roller coaster full of thrilling highs and painful lows. What many people might not necessarily recognize is how that roller coaster affects everyone, even those at the top of the industry....read on

Campbell Discusses Positive Test

July 13, 2018:

Horseman Marc Campbell was as surprised as anyone when a horse he trains tested positive for a prescription medication administered to people that has resulted in a 14-day suspension....read on

Five For Tetrick Friday At Philly

July 13, 2018:

Recent form indicates that if driver Tim Tetrick wins a race at Harrah's Philadelphia, he's not done having his picture taken that day....read on

National Standardbred Horse Show Info

July 13, 2018:

The pre-registration deadline is nearing for the 24th annual National Standardbred Horse Show, to be held at the Horse Park of NJ in Allentown, N.J., with more than $11,000 in prize money....read on

Euchred Favoured In Governor’s Plate

July 13, 2018:

The top Invitational race in Atlantic Canadian harness racing goes to the gate this Saturday (July 14) at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway in the culmination of Governor’s Plate week....read on

Meadows Doubles Saturday Pick 5 Guarantee

July 13, 2018:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has doubled the total-pool guarantee for its Saturday, July 14 Pick 5 wager to $10,000 as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

North American Harness Update Preview

July 13, 2018:

The schedule for 'the Internet’s favourite harness racing handicapping show' North American Harness Update (NAHU), is set for Friday, July 13....read on

Videos Introduce Newbies To Racing

July 13, 2018:

How difficult is it for a newcomer to sit behind a Standardbred, bathe a racehorse, or call an actual race?...read on

USTA Adds Fastest Beaten Times To Pedigrees

July 13, 2018:

The U.S. Trotting Association has announced that all of its edited pedigrees provided for sales catalogs will now include each horse’s fastest beaten time starting with the Tattersalls 2018 Summer Mixed Sale at the Meadowlands on Sunday (July 15)....read on

American Winner Passes

July 13, 2018:

American Winner, the 1993 Hambletonian champion and one of the breed's most influential sires, died Friday morning (July 13) at age 28 at owner Robert Key's Winning Key Farm in Pennsylvania....read on

Fillies Flaunt It Friday At Mohawk

July 13, 2018:

A pair of freshman fillies garnered the most attention with impressive performances during the Friday morning (July 13) qualifying session at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Two-Decade Wait For Second Chance

July 13, 2018:

Quebec racehorse owner Daniel Plouffe will get his second crack at the Meadowlands Pace on Saturday with the morning-line favourite....read on

Egomania Now The Fastest Rookie Colt

July 13, 2018:

Egomania turned in a dominant performance to deliver as the heavy favourite and take home top honours in the featured event of the evening, the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes final for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings, on Thursday, July 12 at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Great Plans In The Works For National Caretaker Appreciation Day

July 13, 2018:

Racetracks and associations across the country are making final preparations for the inaugural edition of National Caretaker Appreciation Day events being held the weekend of July 20-22....read on

Copley Nabs Hat Trick At Rideau

July 12, 2018:

Another night of racing in the books at Rideau Carleton Raceway, and another multiple-win performance for conditioner Jamie Copley....read on

Malicious Colts Tops In Atlantic Stakes

July 12, 2018:

For decades Earl Smith has been a force to be reckoned with on the Atlantic Sires Stakes circuit and that trend continued Thursday evening at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway as part of Governor’s Plate week racing....read on

Rookies Burn Rubber In Gold Tilts

July 12, 2018:

The freshman class of 2018 in the pacing colt and gelding division was front and centre at Woodbine Mohawk Park for Thursday evening’s first OSS Gold event of the season....read on

Pacing Fillies Impress At Vernon

July 12, 2018:

Vernon Downs featured three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies on Thursday evening, with all three divisions carrying a purse of $39,900....read on

Pennacchio Doubles In Amateur Event

July 12, 2018:

If the industry doesn't consider amateur racing an integral part of the current scene they just need to check the number of races being programmed at many racetracks, especially on the East Coast....read on

'Jared' And 'Drew' Shine At Plainridge

July 12, 2018:

There were two stars at Plainridge Park on Thursday; one was in front of the race bike and one was sitting in it....read on

Can They Touch Royaltywestho?

July 12, 2018:

Royaltywestho has been undefeated so far in her 2018 campaign and the three-year-old daughter of Westwardho Hanover will seek to extend that trend Friday evening in Atlantic Sires Stakes action as part of Governor’s Plate Week racing at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Saratoga Feature To Howd Ya Like That

July 12, 2018:

Howd Ya Like That survived pressure from the top two favourites in her co-featured $9,000 race for New York sired trotters on Thursday afternoon at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Freshman Fillies To Flaunt It At Tioga

July 12, 2018:

Three divisions of New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies come to Tioga Downs on Sunday afternoon, with each division chasing more than $35,000 in purse money....read on

Faces Of Racing: Diana Woods

July 12, 2018:

"I just love these animals. They give you a reason to get up in the morning. They trust you to look after them. They give you their all every time they go race. I can’t imagine not looking after them."...read on

Harness Racing At Lansdowne Fair

July 12, 2018:

Even though fair racing is an unparalleled way for newcomers who otherwise would never be exposed to racing to view the sport in close proximity, it has become nearly non-existent in recent years in Ontario. The work of individuals like Tom Lindsay, however, is trying to stop this trend....read on

Tyson Tough In Philly Co-Feature

July 12, 2018:

The final bell came just at the right moment for Tyson on Thursday (July 12), as he triumphed in one of two $14,500 featured trots at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Hall Of Fame Gala Four Weeks Away

July 12, 2018:

The evening of August 8 promises to be an exciting one, as the Class of 2018 will be formally inducted to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame....read on

Sires Stakes To Continue In Ohio Friday

July 12, 2018:

A pair of $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes for three-year-old trotting fillies will be contested Friday night (July 13) at Scioto Downs....read on

Great Northeast Series Continues Sunday

July 12, 2018:

The leading point-winners in both open divisions of the Great Northeast Open Series will be in action this Sunday (July 15) in $30,000 events, as Rodeo Romeo will compete in the open pace at Harrah’s Philadelphia in the afternoon and Homicide Hunter will contest the open trot at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on its evening card....read on

‘Post Time’ At The ‘Big M’ Saturday

July 12, 2018:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have announced that the show will be broadcasting live from the Meadowlands Racetrack this Saturday night (July 14)....read on

Lorentzon Discusses Guardian Angel As

July 12, 2018:

The Hambletonian Maturity, a race exclusively for four-year-old trotters, drew nine entrants and will head to post Saturday (July 14) at the Meadowlands Racetrack for a purse of $405,850....read on

Expectations Exceeded… Fully

July 12, 2018:

When it comes to the plight of Donttellmeagain, trainer Jim King Jr. could not put it any simpler.

“He’s a small horse, and we’ve given him a big job,” King said.

And the four-year-old pacer is doing his job in every way possible, as King added, “He’s meeting all expectations, and more.” ...read on

Huge Meadowlands Weekend Ahead

July 12, 2018:

Meadowlands Pace night has been billed as the ‘Greatest Party in Harness Racing,’ and the 2018 edition promises to live up to that tag line both on and off the track....read on

Yonkers’ Sunday Post Time Changed

July 12, 2018:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have announced a first-race post time change for the track’s card of live racing scheduled for this coming Sunday (July 15)....read on

Freshman Pacing Colts At Pocono Sat.

July 12, 2018:

Two-year-old Pennsylvania-bred pacing colts will be in action this coming Saturday evening (July 14), as five sire stakes divisions for the class will be contested at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Roy Chasing His Dreams

July 12, 2018:

Whether your childhood dream was to play for the Montreal Canadians, become an astronaut, or have a live horse in a major stakes final, most people never get the opportunity to fulfill those aspirations. At approximately 10 p.m....read on

After The Replay, Burke Just Had To Buy

July 12, 2018:

When Ron Burke utters the words “that’s not possible… you can’t win from there… I must be watching the wrong replay," you know that the horse in question is more than just a run of the mill player....read on

Meadowlands Sportsbook Opening Sat.

July 12, 2018:

On Thursday (July 12), FanDuel Group, a leader in fantasy sports, online gaming, and television content, announced the grand opening of the first-ever FanDuel Sportsbook located at the New Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

‘The Stable’s Hambo Bus Trip Details

July 12, 2018:

Officials with ‘The Stable’ have announced the details of a bus trip that is being organized which will allow fans of the sport to experience Hambletonian Day at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

'Beach' Memories: U.S. Debut

July 12, 2018:

It was 10 years ago this year that pacing colt Somebeachsomewhere dominated harness racing's headlines throughout his nearly flawless sophomore season....read on

Therealdeal Leads Atlantic Fillies

July 11, 2018:

A break in stride before the start did not prevent Therealdeal ($3.20) from commencing her career in victorious fashion, as she drew off boldly up the far side en route to a 1:59 win in her $9,020 Atlantic Sires Stakes event for two-year-old pacing fillies at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway....read on

Pierce Named To Jug Wall Of Fame

July 11, 2018:

Four-time Little Brown Jug champion driver Ron Pierce has been selected as the 34th Little Brown Jug Wall of Fame Honouree by the Delaware County Fair....read on

July Hat Trick For Doubleshotascotch

July 11, 2018:

After a narrow miss from the pocket on Sunday (July 8), 12-year-old veteran Doubleshotascotch ($3.70) dug in late for third win in four starts already this month in Wednesday's (July 11) $1,050 top-level pacing feature at Inverness Raceway....read on

P C Dream Ticket Upsets In Elora

July 11, 2018:

P C Dream Ticket ($31.90) posted a 14-1 upset in the $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot on Wednesday night (July 11) at Grand River Raceway, while Cut And Paste ($4.40) lived up to 6-5 billing with plenty in reserve in the co-featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Pace for fillies and mares....read on

Buffalo Record For Amal Hall

July 11, 2018:

It was another racing day at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (July 11), and there was another track record broken....read on

Ready Any Time Wins; Six For Palone

July 11, 2018:

Ready Any Time was set to her task in mid-stretch and responded, just holding off the relentless charge of Barn Girl to capture Wednesday’s (July 11) $18,000 Fillies and Mares Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows in a career-best 1:53....read on


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