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PA Sire Stakes To ‘Moonshiner,’ Meteoric

August 13, 2017:

A pair of Pennsylvania Sire Stakes races for three-year-old colt and gelding trotters went postward Sunday afternoon (August 13) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, and both Moonshiner Hanover and Meteoric emerged victorious after their respective tilts....read on

Garden State Reunion Night A Success

August 13, 2017:

From tables loaded with memorabilia to eight Hall of Fame inductees in the crowd, it was a fitting evening of catching up and remembering the old times at Harrah’s Philadelphia Friday evening (August 11) for the Garden State Park Reunion Night....read on

‘Cam’ Is ‘Cool’ With Parked Mile

August 13, 2017:

After having raced on the outer tier for the duration of his mile, 13-year-old Camluck gelding Cam Cool ($5.40) still had what it took to get the job done on Sunday (August 13), as he gutted out a neck victory in 1:59.1 during Inverness Raceway’s $1,100 Winners Over Pace....read on

Sophomore Fillies Speed At Northfield

August 13, 2017:

Pistol Packin Mama rocked to a 1:52.1 new lifetime mark in the first of three $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes races on Saturday night (August 12) before a jam-packed Northfield Park crowd....read on

‘Hunter’ Finds Third Straight Open Win

August 13, 2017:

On Sunday, August 13 at Yonkers Raceway, odds-on favourite Homicide Hunter (Brent Holland, $3.70) won his third consecutive $68,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Carryover Pool At The Red Mile

August 13, 2017:

The 50-cent Pick 5 went unsolved at the Red Mile on Saturday night, which has resulted in a $4,655 carryover heading into the track’s Sunday night (August 13) card of racing....read on

CW Raisinette Sweet At Running Aces

August 13, 2017:

Running Aces’ Saturday (August 12) program of racing was highlighted by another stellar performance from trotter CW Raisinette, who posted her fourth straight win....read on

SBOANJ Board Election News

August 13, 2017:

The Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey has announced that any member interested in running for a seat on the board may do so in one of three categories....read on

Barbara Crawford Passes

August 13, 2017:

Barbara Crawford, 85, a resident Beech St. in Bennington, VT, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 10 at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington following a brief illness....read on

Miller Leads After WDC's Opening Leg

August 13, 2017:

The United States' Marcus Miller emerged with the early lead in the standings after driving a pair of winners during the 2017 World Driving Championship opener on Saturday, August 12 at Century Downs Racetrack & Casino in Calgary, Alta.…read on

James MacDonald Video Blog 2

August 13, 2017:

As Canadian harness racing fans from coast to coast tune in to follow the 2017 World Driving Championship, driver James MacDonald will provide updates through an ongoing video blog series on the Standardbred Canada website....read on

Saucer Trial 1 To Always At My Place

August 13, 2017:

Taking the lead at the quarter before yielding for the pocket at the half, Always At My Place moved wide to reclaim the lead moving into the final turn before drawing away by eight lengths to win the $12,500 first trial for the Sobey's Gold Cup and Saucer in 1:51.1 on Saturday, August 12 at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Somewhere In L A Swoops To Victory

August 13, 2017:

Somewhere In L A avoided the third-turn happenstance Saturday, August 12, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $55,000 Open Handicap Pace.

Passive from assigned post position 6, Somewhere In L A watched as Luck Be Withyou made the lead directly outside of favourite Sunfire Blue Chip....read on

Titus Seelster Tough At Saratoga

August 13, 2017:

On Saturday, August 12, Titus Seelster won again in the $18,000 Open Pace, winning in 1:52.2 at odds of 4-1....read on

Downbytheseaside Slays The Dragon

August 12, 2017:

Fear The Dragon entered Saturday’s $300,000 Carl Milstein Memorial as harness racing’s top-ranked horse. Drawing the rail, he was the overwhelming favorite and posted soft fractions on the lead. However, Downbytheseaside paced home in :26.4 despite a tough first-over trip to best Fear The Dragon by a full length. ...read on

Henriksen Wins In Kawartha Homecoming

August 12, 2017:

Dagfin Henriksen returned to Kawartha Downs on Saturday, August 12 and guided his two-year-old trotter North And South to an Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Grassroots victory, the gelding’s second of the season....read on

Ellis Park Parks In Mohawk Victory

August 12, 2017:

Parking the mile, Ellis Park gradually advanced to apply pressure to pacesetter P L Idaho before taking the lead into the stretch and kicking away to a length victory as the 6-5 favourite in the $27,000 featured pace Saturday, August 12 at Mohawk Racetrack over pocket-rider Jins Shark, and Champagne Phil, who rallied for third....read on

Big Jer Flies At Vernon Downs

August 12, 2017:

Big Jer went from last to first in the stretch to capture the $7,500 featured pace at Vernon Downs Saturday, August 12....read on

Morosita Bi Best In Tioga Feature

August 12, 2017:

Morosita Bi won the $9,000 featured trot on Saturday, August 12 at Tioga Downs.

Can Do charged for the lead and set splits of :28.3, :58.3, 1:27.1. Morosita Bi, the only mare in the race, followed from the the pocket before taking the lead at the top of the stretch, winning in 1:56.1. Can Do held on for second with Bjanthony taking third....read on

Agent Q, Caviart Ally Take PASS

August 12, 2017:

Caviart Ally and Agent Q both posted their second victories in Pennsylvania Sire Stakes competition for three-year-old pacing fillies, winning their divisions of the third preliminary leg Saturday, August 12 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Elegant Gift Grabs Georgian Feature

August 12, 2017:

Following numerous runner-up finishes, Elegant Gift capitalized off a second-over trip to take the $8,800 featured pace from Georgian Downs on Saturday, August 12 in 1:55.2....read on

Hodkinson, Glasser Win Billings

August 12, 2017:

On Saturday, August 12 the granddaddy of all amateur organizations, the CKG Billings Harness Driving Series, embarked on the second half of its 36th season with a race in both the mid-western and eastern regions making it one of the few times that a contest in each division went to post at different racetracks just minutes apart....read on

Believe This Bob Best At Batavia

August 12, 2017:

Tioga Downs shipper Believe This Bob didn't miss a beat on the half-mile track and put on a show in winning the $10,000 Open Handicap pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday, August 12....read on

Longshots Sweep PASS

August 12, 2017:

A trio of longshots — Scirocco Bob (20-1), Fashion Woodchopper (15-1) and Toast Of Lindy (13-1) laid waste to the favourites by sweeping the three divisions of Saturday’s Pennsylvania Sires Stake at The Meadows....read on

Track Records Broken At St Aime

August 12, 2017:

Track records on both the pace and the trot were broken Saturday, August 12 on the nine-race program at St Aime Des Lacs....read on

Shamballa Returns

August 12, 2017:

Older pacing star Shamballa made his return to the track Friday after being sidelined with an infected foot, and judging by the mile time he's on the road to facing stakes competition once again....read on

Draw Info For Tioga, Vernon Stakes

August 12, 2017:

Horsemen are reminded that there are a number of Grand Circuit stakes to be raced at Tioga and Vernon Downs over the next few weeks....read on

Draws Go Electronic At Yonkers

August 12, 2017:

One week ago, Yonkers Raceway began using a new electronic draw system to set post positions for its races....read on

SC Rewind: Breaking The Barrier

August 12, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith takes readers back some 58 years ago to July 22, 1959. He recalls the details and the excitement that made up one of the greatest happenings in Canadian harness racing history....read on

Video Blog With James MacDonald

August 12, 2017:

As Canadian harness racing fans from coast to coast tune in to follow the 2017 World Driving Championship, driver James MacDonald will provide updates through an ongoing video blog series on the Standardbred Canada website....read on

Guardian Angel AS Bounces Back; NY Win For Seven And Seven

August 12, 2017:

What a difference a week made for Guardian Angel AS....read on

Simply Volo Fastest In Stallion Series

August 12, 2017:

Simply Volo was simply the best in Friday's Pennsylvania Stallion Series action at Harrah's Philadelphia, winning the fastest of four $20,000 divisions for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings....read on

Favoured Fillies Sweep Ohio Sires Stakes

August 12, 2017:

Each winner of Friday night’s (August 11) three Ohio Sires Stakes was an overwhelming favourite of the Scioto Downs crowd. The trio of $40,000 OHSS Leg 3 divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies were contested at the five-eighths mile oval on an evening plagued by rain and balmy temperatures....read on

Saratoga Feature To Her Own Land

August 11, 2017:

Her Own Land set a lifetime mark in Friday night’s feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Request For Parole Upsets In Preferred

August 11, 2017:

Request For Parole and driver Travis Cullen pulled off a 10-1 upset defeating favourite Wrangler Magic by a neck in Friday night's $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Old Home Week Racing Kicks Off

August 11, 2017:

There was no looking back for Adkins Hanover as he dominated the feature event Friday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park as Old Home Week racing officially kicked off....read on

Jag Out Bests Yonkers Distaffers

August 11, 2017:

A pocketed Jag Out (Brent Holland, $18.60) proved best Friday night (August 11), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $55,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Empire Earl N, Monti Share The Spotlight

August 11, 2017:

After three near misses in the resident top trot, Empire Earl N got the job done in winning the $10,500 Open Handicap trotting feature at Batavia Downs on Friday night (August 11)....read on

Check Six Triumphs In Dan Patch

August 11, 2017:

Check Six and driver Yannick Gingras closed inside of race leader All Bets Off to prevail in the 24th edition of the $325,000 Dan Patch Stakes featured on Friday night (August 11) at Hoosier Park....read on

Grand River Cancels After Third Race

August 11, 2017:

Following the third race, Grand River Raceway was forced to cancel the remainder of its 10-race card on Friday (August 11) due to extreme rain, lightning and weather warnings in the area....read on

Hippodrome 3R's WDC Leg Set

August 11, 2017:

Fields are now set for the fourth leg of the 2017 World Driving Championship, set for Wednesday, August 16 at Hippodrome 3R in Trois-Rivières, Quebec...read on

EBC Pacing Eliminations Set

August 11, 2017:

Five $12,500 elimination races for the Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) for three-year-old pacers will be featured along with New York Sires Stakes (NYSS) for freshman filly trotters as part of an all-stakes 15 race card on Sunday, August 13 at Tioga Downs....read on

Dynamic Youth Headlines Yonkers Open

August 11, 2017:

Ever since Aaron Lambert purchased Dynamic Youth out of the 2010 Harrisburg Yearling Sale, Carl Cito Jr. has been involved....read on

International Wagering On The WDC

August 11, 2017:

For the first time ever, five Canadian racetracks will be broadcast globally, over the span of one week, to thousands of betting outlets on the other side of the world....read on

Garden Fundraiser For Autism PEI

August 11, 2017:

The award winning garden of Norman and Phyllis Hall will be open to visitors during the World Trotting Conference on the afternoons of August 15-17....read on

Rideau Carleton Hosts OSS Sunday

August 11, 2017:

Ontario’s best three-year-old trotting colts and geldings will roll into Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday evening to compete for almost $250,000 in three Gold and three Grassroots divisions....read on

Locals Lead Into OSS At Kawartha

August 11, 2017:

Stormont Ventnor and North And South will line up one in front of the other in the first $19,150 Grassroots division at Kawartha Downs on Saturday, August 12, and the local connections of both two-year-old trotting geldings are hoping for success at the Peterborough oval....read on

WDC Online Handicapping Contest

August 11, 2017:

The 2017 World Driving Championship kicks off on Saturday! The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is challenging you to select the correct official order of finish of the eleven drivers in the World Driving Championship....read on

Faves Deliver In Mohawk Grassroots

August 11, 2017:

Mohawk Racetrack fans had their pencils sharpened to a fine point on Thursday evening, correctly predicting the winners of all three Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old trotting fillies....read on

Fillies Impress In Ohio Sires Stakes

August 10, 2017:

A trio of $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes featured two-year-old trotting fillies in round three action on a cool and comfortable Thursday night at Scioto Downs....read on


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