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Saratoga Open To Texas Terror N

November 25, 2017:

Veteran pacer Texas Terror N made his return to Saratoga Casino Hotel on Saturday night following a lifetime best performance at the Meadowlands....read on

Three Of Clubs Triumphs; Pocono Hands Out Hardware

November 25, 2017:

Three Of Clubs, a son of Mach Three who was claimed for $30,000 at Yonkers by trainer Matias Ruiz and co-owner Daniel DeJohn on September 22, continued his incredible run of form upon coming to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, taking a new mark for driver George Napolitano, Jr. of 1:50.1 in the $25,000 handicap pace....read on

Rookies Rumble In 'Snow' Series

November 25, 2017:

Two-year-olds were the stars of the show during Saturday’s card at Northlands Park, as filly pacers battled in the Snowflake Series and their male counterparts butted heads in the Snowshoe Series....read on

Red Shores Feature To Nogreatmischief

November 25, 2017:

Co-favourites Silverinyourpocket and Nogreatmischief went at it tooth and nail in Saturday’s $2,250 Preferred 2 Pace at the Charlottetown Driving Park, with the latter prevailing by a narrow margin in 1:57.1....read on

Batavia Open To Itsonlyrocknroll A

November 25, 2017:

Batavia Downs leading driver Larry Stalbaum is nick-named "The Bomber" for his propensity of winning with long shots. Stalbaum lived up to his moniker on Saturday night when he escaped the consciousness of the betting public and got home first with 14-1 shot Itsonlyrocknroll A in the $10,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Muscle Matters Mows Them Down

November 25, 2017:

Last to the quarter pole and first to the finish line was the way things worked out for Muscle Matters in Saturday’s $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Trot at Flamboro Downs....read on

Awesomeness Gutsy In Feature; Another Hat Trick For Moreau

November 25, 2017:

The betting public was all over the class dropping Nirvana Seelster in Saturday’s feature at Woodbine Racetrack, but Awesomeness flaunted some deep stretch toughness and upset the odds-on favourite....read on

Dayton Open To Manhattan Beach

November 25, 2017:

A gruelling first-over trip didn't deter favoured Manhattan Beach from wearing down longshot Dreamfair Mesa in mid-stretch to capture the featured $18,500 Open Pace at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Saturday night....read on

Governor's Cup To Lost In Time

November 25, 2017:

A smorgasbord of stakes was served up Saturday at The Meadowlands, with rookies sparring in the Fall Four finals and their older pacing and trotting counterparts clashing in the finals of the TVG Series....read on

Understanding A Proven Model

November 25, 2017:

"People will come from all over Ontario and the U.S. just to see something that they could see anywhere at any time. Why is that? That’s a question that every member of this industry should ask themselves, and then do your very best to answer it."...read on

Classicality Claims Meadows Preferred

November 25, 2017:

Classicality turned back a mid-race challenge from Wind Of The North and a late bid from Lady’s Dude to capture the $18,000 Winners Over Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows on Saturday, November 25....read on

Where Is Obrigado?

November 25, 2017:

Maine-bred trotting star Obrigado has been absent from the races since finishing ninth in the $303,050 John Cashman Jr. Memorial on August 5 at the Meadowlands, but is plotted to return for his eight-year-old campaign in 2018 after recovering from surgery....read on

CKG Billings Finals Set

November 25, 2017:

The 36th season of the CKG Billings Harness Driving Series will culminate with its Gold and Silver Cup Championship Finals at Yonkers Raceway on Sunday, November 26....read on

Fantasy Stable Hits Homestretch

November 25, 2017:

Contestants in the 2017 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable will have eyes on the lucrative stakes events on Saturday night at The Meadowlands as one of the last chances to earn major money before the end of the season....read on

SC Rewind: The OSS After 20 Years

November 25, 2017:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith takes an in depth look at the 1994 racing season as it pertained to the Ontario Sires Stakes Program which started twenty years earlier in 1974....read on

Illwinifican Prevails In Fraser Open

November 25, 2017:

Favourite Illwinifican was involved in another close finish, but persevered in Friday night's featured Open Pace at Fraser Downs for the card's hot combination of driver Scott Knight and trainer Dennis Johnston....read on

Truth And Liberty Circles Rivals Again

November 25, 2017:

Truth And Liberty is doing things that are very rarely ever done at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Haining Victorious In Training Debut

November 25, 2017:

Kaitlin Haining made her training debut a winning one on Friday night (November 24) at Northlands Park as her homebred pacing mare Hf Princess Peach went from last to first in the evening's sixth race....read on

Jerseylicious Breaks Dayton Record

November 24, 2017:

It was obvious the bettors thought Jerseylicious was the best in Hollywood Dayton's $17,500 Mares Open Pace on Friday night (November 24) when they sent her off at prohibitive 1-9 odds. But no one except driver Tyler Smith, trainer Tim Lane and owner Bruce Trogdon (Emerald Highlands Farm) knew just how much the best....read on

Dragin The Wagon Back To Winner's Circle

November 24, 2017:

In his last trip to Batavia Downs three weeks ago, Dragin The Wagon won handily wire-to-wire in 1:56.1. After two starts at Yonkers, he returned to the Genesee County oval for a curtain call as the star of the show once again as he won the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot on Friday night (November 24) in rein to Billy Davis Jr....read on

Puddy Celebrates 2,000th Win

November 24, 2017:

Trainer Victor Puddy celebrated his 2,000th career victory on Friday (November 24) as Show Me Some Magic ($3.20) won the evening's sixth race at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Pocono Season Ends Saturday Night

November 24, 2017:

The curtain rings down on the 2017 season of speed at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday evening (November 25), with the night’s card honouring two of the racetrack’s stars of the campaign – driver George Napolitano Jr. and pacer Maxdaddy Blue Chip....read on

Milestone Win For Auciello; L A Delight Scores First 2017 Victory

November 24, 2017:

Sodwana Bay ($3.70) held on to win Friday night's sixth race at Woodbine in neck decision, marking a career milestone for trainer Carmen Auciello....read on

Margaret M. Preston Passes

November 24, 2017:

Western New York horsewoman Margaret Preston died on November 22, 2017. She was 92....read on

Plainridge Concludes 2017 Meet

November 24, 2017:

Plainridge Park concluded its 2017 season on Friday, November 24....read on

Can I Say Making A Statement

November 24, 2017:

Can I Say, an eight-year-old mare owned by Jim Whelan of Troy, Ontario with partners Terry and Clarence Devos, will make her 27th start of the season Sunday, November 26 at Saratoga Raceway in the $20,780 Open Trot....read on

Rene Goulet Glad To Return

November 24, 2017:

Before this meet, Rene Goulet had not competed at Cal-Expo in 18 years, but he’s happy to be back and enjoying the warmer temperatures....read on

Adkins Hanover Headlines Preferred

November 24, 2017:

Adkins Hanover goes for his 14th win of the season, starting from post two in the $2,550 Preferred Pace on Sunday, November 25 at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Paul MacDonald Driving Challenge Set

November 24, 2017:

The annual Paul MacDonald Memorial Driving Challenge is set for Saturday, November 25, with a slate of eight drivers competing at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Diane Hill-Hinse Passes

November 24, 2017:

Diane Hill-Hinse, former wife to trainer Leonard Hill, passed away on November 16, 2017....read on

Réal Fortin Passes

November 24, 2017:

From St-Sauveur, on November 22, 2017, at the age of 80 years, passed away Mr. Réal Fortin, husband of the late Jeannette Thibodeau and father of trainer-breeder Guylaine Fortin....read on

‘Suuzz’ Strikes Again; Moreau Triples

November 23, 2017:

Trainer Richard Moreau had his crew firing on all cylinders Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack, and as a result he came away with a three-win performance on the 10-race card....read on

Sugar Valley's 2018 Roster Released

November 23, 2017:

Officials with Sugar Valley Farm have announced the farm’s 2018 stallion service fee roster....read on

New Off-Track Approach Offered

November 23, 2017:

In taking a slightly different approach to the traditional mindset when it comes to off-track wagering, a racing entity has announced that it is looking for partners that would be interested in offering more of a ‘turnkey’ option for an OTB endeavour....read on

World-Class Athlete To Steer Racehorse

November 23, 2017:

It's easy to sit back and play armchair quarterback while drivers and jockeys navigate thousand-pound animals through horse races. One of the world's most recognizable professional athletes has decided to take up the challenge himself, and he has found it to be a little tougher than what he had once imagined....read on

Dresden Slots Moving To Chatham?

November 23, 2017:

A spokesman for Gateway Casinos has gone on the record as saying that slot machines will remain at Dresden Raceway until at least 2020. The statement comes amid comments from municipal officials that indicate that Gateway is planning to eventually relocate its Dresden gaming operations to Chatham....read on

OHHA RRSP Deadline Reminder

November 23, 2017:

Horsepeople are reminded that the deadline for contributing to the Ontario Standardbred Horsepeople’s Group RRSP is December 1....read on

Pompano Open To Rockn Stein

November 23, 2017:

Rockn Stien, made his fall debut at Pompano Park a winning one on Wednesday (November 22) by wiring a classy group of Open trotters for driver Peter Wrenn....read on

Horsin' Around Video Contest Deadline This Friday

November 23, 2017:

Do your horses make funny faces while waiting for their feed? Do they and their stablemates partake in crazy barn escapades? Have you taught them a trick that can make others laugh? Have you caught them doing something silly at the racetrack?...read on

What The Hill Facing Older Foes Saturday

November 23, 2017:

“I’m excited to try this. (What The Hill) loves the Meadowlands and it’s a short field, which gives him options. It’s something neat to try to see where he is and how much he has to improve for next year if he races.”...read on

Churita Clicks In Dayton Open

November 22, 2017:

Churita, a five-year-old mare by Airzoom Lindy, dominated her male competitors to capture the $18,500 Open 'Turkey Trot' at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Wednesday night....read on

Progress Elim To Downbytheseaside

November 22, 2017:

Trainer Brian Brown has had plenty to celebrate this season thanks to the exploits of his gifted Glamour Boys, Downbytheseaside and Fear The Dragon, and there was more to celebrate in Wednesday’s Hap Hansen Progress Pace elimination for the Ohio-based conditioner....read on

Batavia Open To Squeeze This

November 22, 2017:

A heady drive by Billy Davis, Jr. conserved effort for Squeeze This both early and late in the mile before he let her lunge down the lightning lane and capture the $10,000 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening....read on

Blockbuster Card Set For Big M

November 22, 2017:

Saturday night at The Meadowlands is the penultimate stop on the 2017 Grand Circuit with over $2.6 million in purses distributed over the finals of the TVG Series for older horses and the Freshman Fall Final Four. The stars of the season will align over the eight races to make their case for divisional honours....read on

Preferred Hat Trick For Barn Girl

November 22, 2017:

Barn Girl won her third straight race — and 14th this year — with a facile front-end score in Wednesday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Meadows Holiday Event Saturday

November 22, 2017:

‘A Day at the Races,’ a holiday weekend special event at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino that features wagering seminars, a chili cook-off and an unique competition among CBS radio personalities, is set for this Saturday (November 25)....read on

Gulotta Appointed In New Jersey

November 22, 2017:

In a move that can only be construed as positive for the New Jersey horse racing industry, Governor-elect Phil Murphy has announced that he has appointed SBOANJ Director and Deo Volente Farms CEO Mike Gulotta to his Budget Transition Committee....read on

Large Canterbury Expansion Pitched

November 22, 2017:

On Tuesday (November 21), officials with Canterbury Park in Minnesota unveiled preliminary plans that call for a redevelopment of the track’s property that would attract $300 - $400 million in private investment in the project....read on

‘Team Allard’ Yearling Giveaway Held

November 22, 2017:

The first annual Team Allard Yearling Giveaway is now in the books. Trainer Rene Allard was the leading conditioner in terms of wins and UTR at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in 2017. To celebrate, ‘Team Allard’ has shown its generosity....read on

Grundy Making Most Of Opportunities

November 22, 2017:

“I grew up around the horses. I was probably about six years old when I knew this was what I wanted to do.”...read on


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