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Two For 'Hugh'

October 6, 2017:

Hugh Hefner N has found a second life after his namesake’s first death....read on

Killean Sweep Passes

October 6, 2017:

Killean Sweep, arguably one of the most familiar faces around B-tracks in the province of Ontario, was humanely euthanized on Wednesday evening (October 4) following a catastrophic injury suffered in a turnout paddock in Puslinch, Ont....read on

Lets Leavem Triumphs In RUS Finale

October 6, 2017:

Lets Leavem took the lead at the quarter pole and left his rivals behind en route to victory in Racing Under Saddle Ontario's $6,500 season finale on Friday night (October 6) at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

International Entrants Arrive At Yonkers

October 6, 2017:

Of the seven international entrants set to compete in the $1 million Yonkers International Trot at Empire City Casino, four have found their way to the Raceway....read on

Woodmere Tango Tops Epic Atlantic Sale

October 6, 2017:

Woodmere Tango, an Articulator daughter consigned by Woodmere Farms of Marshfield, P.E.I., topped a record-breaking Atlantic Classic Sale on Friday, Oct. 6 in Crapaud, P.E.I....read on

A 'Perfect 10' For Manchego

October 6, 2017:

Undefeated now in ten starts, Jimmy Takter trainee Manchego strolled around the track to take the second of five divisions of the $289,000 Muscle Hill International Stallion Stakes (ISS) two-year-old filly trot presented by Southwind Farms on Friday (October 6) at The Red Mile....read on

OHHA Office Closure Notice

October 6, 2017:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA) office will be closed on Monday, October 9, 2017 and will reopen on Tuesday, October 10, 2017....read on

Red Shores Thanksgiving Preview

October 6, 2017:

Likely to Win has received top billing in the special Thanksgiving Day pace at Red Shores Summerside Monday (October 9). Post time is 1:00 p.m. Atlantic....read on

Champions Converge On Red Mile

October 6, 2017:

Closing day at The Red Mile, headlined by the $600,000 125th renewal of the Kentucky Futurity, features other sophomore stars competing in two heats of the $240,000 Kentucky Filly Futurity, two divisions of the $406,000 American Ideal Tattersalls Pace, and the $234,000 Glen Garnsey Memorial, as well as older competitors going in the $67,000 Crawford Farms Allerage Farms Mare Trot and the $105,000 Four Roses Allerage Farms Mare Pace, on Sunday, October 8....read on

Rideau Joins Standardbred Alliance

October 6, 2017:

The Standardbred Alliance is pleased to announce Rideau Carleton Raceway has joined the Ontario racetrack association....read on

Red Shores To Host Championships

October 6, 2017:

As the saying in harness racing goes, “It all comes down to the Breeders Crown.”

The Sunday afternoon (October 8) program at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park will be the main event on the Weekend Of Championships with the culmination of the 2017 Atlantic Sires Stakes season in the Atlantic Breeders Crown finals....read on

The Black Book 2 Now Online

October 6, 2017:

The 2017 edition of The Black Book 2 can now be found on Standardbred Horse Sales Company's website, with printed catalogues are expected to be available for shipping on October 16....read on

Hanover Yearling Videos Online

October 6, 2017:

Beginning on Thursday, October 5, the Hanover Shoe Farms videos for the yearlings selling at Harrisburg on November 6, 7, and 8 will be posted on a daily basis....read on

Daughter Hopes To Join Father As Futurity Winner

October 6, 2017:

Jean Goehlen never expected to be here.

Fifty years ago, her father, George Alexander, won the Kentucky Futurity with a filly named Speed Model. And now on Sunday, Goehlen will try to win the 125th edition of the trotting classic for three-year-olds at Lexington’s Red Mile as an owner of colt Dover Dan....read on

Yoga Pants Rebounds In BC Stakes

October 6, 2017:

Multiple stakes winner Yoga Pants ($3.40) returned to her winning ways on Thursday evening (October 5) at Fraser Downs, proving fastest of 20 three-year-old pacing fillies with a 1:55.3 triumph in her $15,000 division of the Mary Murphy Breeders Stake....read on

Sale Stories: Ones That Got Away

October 6, 2017:

The sales ring is often where the quest for the next world champion begins for many owners and trainers. But the bidding goes fast and when the gavel falls, and someone is always left out to pasture wondering what could have been....read on

DeLong Sweeps Indiana Sires Stakes

October 6, 2017:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino highlighted the Thursday, October 5 program with two $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes finals for the sophomore trotting colts and pacing fillies and it was driver, John DeLong, who made a clean sweep of both divisions....read on

Southwind Bugz Tops Session Three

October 6, 2017:

A final price of $335,000 proved to be the Thursday topper in session three of the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale, and it was owner Kenneth Jacobs of Baldwinsville, NY signing the ticket on the high-priced youngster....read on

Grand Slams For Copley, Gagnon

October 5, 2017:

The team of driver Guy Gagnon and trainer Jamie Copley was fired up in a big way during Thursday’s 10-race card at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Vernon Main Event To Roll With Sparky

October 5, 2017:

Roll With Sparky was a front-stepping winner in Thursday’s $7,500 feature for filly and mare pacers at Vernon Downs....read on

Rookies Rumble In Gold Divisions

October 5, 2017:

Two-year-olds were out in full force Thursday evening at Mohawk Racetrack as the Campbellville, Ont. oval hosted four O.S.S. Gold Series divisions – two for trotting colts and geldings and the other pair for pacing fillies....read on

Kaboom, Just Like That

October 5, 2017:

Nobody could even make a move on Elm Grove Kaboom as he led at every call in the Thursday evening feature event at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Girl Power Prevails At Monticello

October 5, 2017:

It was Ladies Day in the amateur contests at Monticello Raceway on Thursday when two of three races were won by members of the gentle sex....read on

Yonkers With Unique Daily Double

October 5, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway and the New York Racing Association have taken the ‘New York, New York Double’ and doubled it....read on

Devaux Delivers With Hal N Sammy

October 5, 2017:

Jimmy Devaux recorded his 5,000th career victory on Monday afternoon at Monticello Raceway, and on Thursday afternoon Devaux piloted his first local winner since reaching the career milestone....read on

Plainridge Features To Eaton Pupils

October 5, 2017:

Cumberland, Rhode Island native Mike Eaton has been racing in New England for over 30 years but he is currently enjoying what looks to be his best season yet. Proof of that is having two of his stable members capture both top trots on Thursday afternoon at Plainridge Park....read on

International Stallion Romp For Mets Hall

October 5, 2017:

Mets Hall trotted into a hot pace to take the top, and maintained and expanded his lead while going on to post a 1:52.4 open-length win in the fourth of five divisions of the Trixton International Stallion Stakes (ISS), sponsored by Deo Volente Farms, on Thursday, October 5 at the Red Mile....read on

‘Rivers Of Gold’ Book Launch Details

October 5, 2017:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has announced that it will host the launch of ‘Rivers of Gold,’ the most recent work of Muriel Lennox, author of international best-seller, ‘Northern Dancer: the legend and his legacy.’...read on

Kentucky Futurity Attracts 17

October 5, 2017:

The fields for the 125th renewal of the Kentucky Futurity were drawn during the Thursday, October 5 racing program at the Red Mile....read on

RUS MidAtlantic Final This Sunday

October 5, 2017:

A field of six trotters will compete this Sunday evening (October 8) in the RUS MidAtlantic Monte Series Final, which will be contested at Rosecroft Raceway....read on

Reminder For NY Finals

October 5, 2017:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway and the New York Sire Stakes are reminding horsepeople that have qualified for either Yonkers’ New York Day of Champions or the consolation event that all entries are due in Yonkers’ race office this coming Monday (October 9)....read on

Yonkers Announces Matinee Post Times

October 5, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway has set a 12:00 noon first post for the track’s October 29 return of Sunday matinee racing....read on

Lost In Time, 'Candygirl' Ship Stateside

October 5, 2017:

Shipping in from Canada, Metro Pace winner Lost In Time and Shes A Great Lady champ Youaremycandygirl will compete in their respective divisions of the International Stallion Stakes on Saturday, October 7 at the Red Mile during a program that will also feature aged competition with the $136,000 Allerage Open Trot and $119,000 Allerage Open Pace....read on

Ryder On His International Stallion Duo

October 5, 2017:

With a horse named This Is The Plan, it stands to reason that trainer/co-owner Chris Ryder would have a plan for the two-year-old male pacer....read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program Update

October 5, 2017:

The Quebec Jockey Club has announced some changes to the province’s mare residency program for the 2017 breeding season....read on

Atlantic Breeders Crown Events Set

October 5, 2017:

The Atlantic Classic Sale will again kick off the 2017 Atlantic Breeders Crown Weekend of Champions, the fall feature event of Atlantic Canadian harness racing....read on

Brennan Confident With In Secret

October 5, 2017:

“It makes it tough going into (the International Trot) because he’s had no cupcakes. Every race is work for him because of the post positions. But it is what it is and he’s overcome them, so let’s hope the success continues.”...read on

A Week To Remember For Corbeil

October 5, 2017:

Quebec owner and breeder Guy Corbeil is having a great run in Ontario....read on

Beautiful Sin Tops Day 2 In Lexington

October 5, 2017:

After Rifleman topped the opening night of the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale in Kentucky by attracting $330,000 from Courant, Inc., trotting filly Beautiful Sin commanded a bid of $480,000 to top the second session of the sale, held Wednesday evening (October 4)....read on

Miss Irish Rose A, Stalbaum Shine

October 4, 2017:

The wind and rain blew into Genesee County prior to post time on Wednesday (October 4), but the sun did come out for the first race. That combination may have helped Miss Irish Rose A bloom for a second straight week, as she easily won the $9,500 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs in impressive style....read on

Allstar Seelster Shocks At Summerside

October 4, 2017:

Allstar Seelster played a game of 'catch me if you can' in the Wednesday night (October 4) feature at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway and was successful as he shocked his rivals....read on

Upsets Abound In Flamboro OSS

October 4, 2017:

With prohibitive favourites Smoke And Mirrors and Kadabra Queen both making breaks in their respective events, rookie trotting fillies Zorgwijk Sophia ($35.00) and Gotta Pay To Play ($82.30) were able to spring major upsets in Wednesday evening’s (October 4) Ontario Sires Stakes Gold event at Flamboro Downs....read on

Delaware Freshman Finals Complete

October 4, 2017:

Four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) two-year-old finals, which showcased Delaware's top sired horses, were contested Wednesday (October 4) at Harrington Raceway on a beautiful fall day. While five horses entered the finals unbeaten, only two remained unblemished when the dust settled on the 13-race program....read on

RUS Ontario To End Season At London

October 4, 2017:

The last sanctioned event of the Racing Under Saddle season will take place Friday evening (October 6), held at The Raceway at Western Fair District. The Harlequin Finale will feature a full field on the gate....read on

Hoosier, Local Schools Join For Art Show

October 4, 2017:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Anderson Community Schools are joining together for a charitable art show and silent auction to support the official charity beneficiaries of the 34th edition of the Breeders Crown....read on

Elm Grove Kaboom Seeks Island Repeat

October 4, 2017:

Elm Grove Kaboom wears the title of morning line favourite in the Thursday night feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park, but he will have to break apart a pair of win streaks to land in the historic winner's circle....read on

Jumpinthejailhouse Escapes At Big Odds

October 4, 2017:

Let go at a juicy 20-1, Jumpinthejailhouse shot through the Lightning Lane to pull off the upset in Wednesday’s (October 4) $15,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Anticipation For Horsepeople’s Reunion

October 4, 2017:

The horsepeople’s reunion which is scheduled to take place on Thursday, October 12 at the Mohawk Inn and Conference Centre in Campbellville, Ont., is shaping up to be a popular event....read on

Merriman Sets Big Goal

October 4, 2017:

Aaron Merriman is not the type of person who sets statistical goals. Although, on Tuesday (October 4), after becoming the first driver in harness racing history to win at least 800 races in four consecutive years, he admitted to having another number in mind: 1,000....read on

Last Call To Register For Friday’s New Owner Seminar

October 4, 2017:

Join us this Friday, October 6 for a Free New Owner Seminar at The Raceway at Western Fair District, in conjunction with the upcoming London Selected Yearling Sale....read on


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