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Gingras Unanimous Dan Patch Winner

November 28, 2014:

The United States Harness Writers Association has announced that Quebec native Yannick Gingras has been unanimously voted the Dan Patch Award winner for driver of the year in the United States....read on

More Than A Dozen Horses Lost In Fire

November 28, 2014:

Yet another serious barn fire has been reported in the mainstream media. The most recent tragedy has seen more than a dozen horses lose their lives in an early-morning blaze....read on

Super Night At Pompano All Set

November 28, 2014:

November 29 is shaping up to be a ‘Super Night’ at Pompano Park, as the $422,000 FSBOA-sponsored Breeders Stakes are on tap along with a strong supporting card which featured some of the best pacers ever to grace the south Florida oval....read on

Ray Gemmill Retiring

November 28, 2014:

It has been announced that veteran horseman Ray Gemmill, 84, will be retiring from the sport of Standardbred racing in December....read on

Spotlight On Truro Raceway

November 28, 2014:

As we prepare to flip the calendar to December, horsepeople at Truro Raceway are still readying their charges to compete, as the Nova Scotia raceway will be offering live cards every Sunday of the month. The Truro Daily News has run a profile of the track, as it looks to gain some stability moving forward....read on

Western Fair Holiday Season Bustling

November 28, 2014:

The holiday racing season is underway at The Raceway at Western Fair District and race fans are reminded of some important dates during the month of December at the London oval....read on

Scarborough Cancels Friday Card

November 28, 2014:

Officials with Scarborough Downs have announced that Friday's live card of harness racing card at the track has been cancelled due to a power outage caused by the recent Thanksgiving snowstorm....read on

Driving Challenge At Charlottetown

November 28, 2014:

The Prince Edward Island Standardbred Horse Owner’s Association will present its annual driver’s challenge Saturday afternoon at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Black Friday Hits Harness Racing

November 28, 2014:

It’s Black Friday and what better time to start Christmas shopping than today and what better way to do it than online to avoid the hassle of lineups and crowds....read on

Grand Slam For ABC Muscles Boy

November 27, 2014:

The Joe Cirasuola-trained ABC Muscles Boy savoured a Thursday evening score at Woodbine Racetrack, and in doing so he extended his winning streak to four in a row....read on

Lexis D J Upsets In Flamboro Feature

November 27, 2014:

Seven square gaiters went postward in Thursday’s $11,000 Preferred Trot at Flamboro Downs, and Lexis D J turned a third-over trip into a 7-1 upset score for driver Bob McClure....read on

"He Just Can't Stand Prosperity"

November 27, 2014:

If you talk to Mark Ford about pacer Warrawee Needy, you get the idea that if it wasn't for bad luck he'd have no luck at all....read on

Western Fair Post Times Amended

November 27, 2014:

It has been announced that the director of the Ontario Racing Commission has approved the application made by the Western Fair Association to amend the 2014 race date schedule for The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Blind Horse Is A True Inspiration

November 27, 2014:

The inspirational story of ‘Magic,’ a blind horse that has had its eyes removed and sewn shut, has displayed the usefulness of equine that are less than perfect. ...read on

Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

November 27, 2014:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club contest for December is 'The Ugly Christmas Sweater' contest. We want to see which one of our Fan Club members has the ugliest Christmas sweater!...read on

Amputee Licenced To Race

November 27, 2014:

It has been reported that a horseman that was forced to have one of his legs amputated from the knee down has been granted a licence to participate in horse races....read on

Clements Captures Pompano’s Top Trot

November 27, 2014:

Its Payday Friday. Well, it usually is, but that was changed to Wednesday for owner Dan Clements, as the horseman piloted his own four-year-old Its Payday Friday to victory in Pompano Park's $10,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Seascape Hanover Victorious At Batavia

November 27, 2014:

It was business as usual at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night (November 26) after a week-long hiatus due to inclement weather....read on

Baximum Prevails In Dover Open Trot

November 26, 2014:

With no racing on Thanksgiving Day, the Wednesday card was power packed with both the $26,000 Delaware Special, won by So Take That, and the $18,000 Open Trot, won by Baximum, on a windy and rainy Nov. 26 at Dover Downs, over a 'sloppy' track. Corey Callahan had a five-bagger....read on

Whata Donato Wins Meadows Preferred

November 26, 2014:

Whata Donato stalked patiently from the pocket, then pounced in the Lightning Lane to capture Wednesday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at the Meadows....read on

One Very Well-Behaved Filly

November 26, 2014:

Silent Sunrise was a winner last night at The Raceway at Western Fair District. That she even raced is somewhat of a miracle....read on

OLG Wins Responsible Gaming Award

November 26, 2014:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has announced that it has received the World Lottery Association's 2014 Best Overall Responsible Gambling (RG) Program award....read on

Truro Racing On December 4

November 26, 2014:

It has been announced that Truro Raceway will be conducting a card of live racing on Thursday, December 4....read on

‘Lodi’ Not Dawdling On The Front

November 26, 2014:

After having to settle for minor awards in her first 18 starts, Bank Of Lodi is making up for lost time by registering three straight victories at Cal Expo for trainer Pierre Girard....read on

Tentative Date For NY Licence Decision

November 26, 2014:

New York State Gaming Commission Executive Director Robert Williams has divulged the tentative date for when the commission will announce its decision regarding upstate casino expansion....read on

Sires Future Wager Discussed

November 26, 2014:

In the ever-expanding gaming landscape, proposition bets, more commonly known as ‘prop bets,’ cover everything from what type of hat an anthem singer will wear to whether or not the power will go out during a sporting event. Given that, is a wager based on which sire will see his offspring win a particular horse race that far fetched? Apparently not....read on

Wittup Comments On Mixed Sale

November 26, 2014:

Harness Racing British Columbia Executive Director Jackson Wittup has commented on the recent mixed sale which took place this past weekend at the Fraser Downs paddock....read on

Chuckas Resigns In Maryland

November 26, 2014:

It has been reported that Maryland Jockey Club President and CEO Tom Chuckas has resigned....read on

Tellitlikeitis Retired, To Stand Stud

November 26, 2014:

Stakes winning pacer Tellitlikeitis p,3,1:48.4 ($490,695), the betting favourite and runner-up in this year's Pepsi North America Cup, has been retired and will stand stud in 2015....read on

Commission To Combat ‘Gene Doping’

November 26, 2014:

It has been reported that a test to detect ‘gene doping’ in racehorses is close to being introduced....read on

Delaware Stallion Nominations Due

November 26, 2014:

Nominations are due to be postmarked by December 1, 2014 in the amount of $500 on any stallion to be eligible for the 2015 breeding season in Delaware....read on

Saratoga Cancels Wednesday Card

November 26, 2014:

Officials with Saratoga Casino and Raceway have announced that the track has cancelled its card of live harness racing scheduled for today (Wednesday, November 26)....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

November 26, 2014:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly story recapping and previewing Grand Circuit races....read on

SC Launches Full Circle Program

November 26, 2014:

They race their hearts out for us and provide us with great experiences and wonderful moments both on and off the track. When their racing careers end, what happens? Many horses are fortunate enough to have a home for life with their owners. Not all are so lucky....read on

Henry Wins Half The Card

November 25, 2014:

Trips to London don’t happen as often as they once did for Trevor Henry, but one thing that happens with the same regularity is the number of trips he continues to make to the winner's circle at the half-mile oval....read on

Mini Upset For Egosnattitudes

November 25, 2014:

Overlooked Egosnattitudes captured the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund final for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters final Monday at Dover Downs....read on

Eight Heavyweights To TVG Pace

November 25, 2014:

Eight of harness racing’s top older pacing horses will wage war in the TVG Pace at The Meadowlands a mere seven days removed from a thoroughly entertaining Breeders Crown brawl....read on

Five Straight For Cowgirl Hall

November 25, 2014:

Cowgirl Hall proved once again that she currently has no peer among the Meadows’ trotting elite as she ripped off her fifth straight victory in Tuesday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap....read on

MacDonald’s Pre-Holiday Hijinx

November 25, 2014:

We’re not suggesting Canadian Mark MacDonald isn’t a fan of American Thanksgiving, but no one could blame the guy if he’d rather be working....read on

Donate Toys At The Meadowlands

November 25, 2014:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the track is proud to once again serve as an official Toys for Tots donation site....read on

Memorable Pat Quinn Photo Surfaces

November 25, 2014:

The hockey world is mourning the loss of coaching icon Pat Quinn, who passed away Sunday, November 23 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Many images of the big Irishman have surfaced since news of Quinn’s passing broke, but there is one that is of special interest to those that follow Standardbred racing....read on

Monticello Wednesday Card Cancelled

November 25, 2014:

Officials with Monticello Raceway have announced that due to an impending heavy snowstorm, the track has cancelled its program of live racing for Wednesday, November 26....read on

Maven To TVG, With New Owners

November 25, 2014:

Formidable trotting mare Maven will have new ownership when she starts in the $500,000 (U.S.) TVG final on Saturday at The Meadowlands....read on

Sears To Drive In France

November 25, 2014:

It has been announced that Brian Sears, who recorded his 9,000th career driving victory in late October, will be taking his driving prowess across the Atlantic Ocean....read on

‘Scratch & Win’ Promotion Set To Launch

November 25, 2014:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that it will launch an exciting new promotion across its province-wide Champions Off-Track Betting network on Monday (December 1)....read on

Hodgin Acquires President Position Again

November 25, 2014:

Sam Hodgin finds himself in a familiar spot after a recent election of the Saint John Harness Horsemen....read on

Maryland Stallion, Yearling Info

November 25, 2014:

In order for their foals to be eligible to the slots enhanced Maryland Sires Stakes, all stallions standing in Maryland for the 2015 breeding season must be registered with the Maryland Standardbred Race Fund by December 1, 2014....read on

Joe Crungale Passes

November 25, 2014:

Racing judge and commission official Joseph Crugnale, 62, of McMurray, formerly of Rochester, New York, passed away on Sunday, November 23....read on

Updated Stallion Info Required

November 25, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners and lessees to submit their updated 2015 stallions for the online stallion directory....read on

John Hervey Awards Details

November 25, 2014:

The deadline for entries for the 2014 John Hervey Awards, which honour the best of harness racing journalism, is December 15....read on


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