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‘Trotters’ Memberships Going Fast

November 5, 2014:

Official with the Meadowlands Racetrack would like to remind all horsepeople that 2014-2015 memberships for ‘Trotters’ are going fast....read on

Symposium Offers Continuing Education

November 5, 2014:

The Race Track Industry Program has announced that the Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) has approved attendance at the Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming to count toward continuing education (CE) hours for accredited stewards, judges and racing officials....read on

Taggart Cops Five Bagger

November 5, 2014:

Since 2011, Jimmy Taggart has won plenty of races at Monticello Raceway, but it’s been nearly three years since he drove five winners on one card. Although, that all changed Tuesday, November 5 at the ‘Mighty M.’...read on

Marion ‘Butch’ Palone Passes

November 5, 2014:

Marion ‘Butch’ Palone Jr., of Rices Landing, Pa., passed away on Monday, November 3 at the Washington County Health Center in Washington, Pa. at the age of 77....read on

Sigh Of Relief At Plainridge

November 5, 2014:

Officials with Penn National Gaming and Plainridge Racecourse are breathing a sigh of relief today, as Ballot Question 3, which called for a repeal of the state’s 2011 casino law, was defeated on Tuesday, November 5. The vote means that Penn National’s $225-million, fully-integrated racing and gaming expansion at Plainridge Racecourse is not in jeopardy....read on

Feel The Heat Favoured In Series Final

November 5, 2014:

Feel The Heat has been named the 7-5 morning line favourite for Thursday’s (November 6) $15,000 Halloween Series final at Northfield Park....read on

Fridayscomin Wins Election Night

November 5, 2014:

Despite making a break in the first turn, Fridayscomin was able to rebound and post a convincing win in Tuesday’s $15,000 Election Night Series final at Northfield Park....read on

Photogenic Trotter Treks To Dover

November 4, 2014:

The undefeated Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund freshman and sophomore trotting champion, I Like My Boss, puts an impressive record on the line in Wednesday’s $18,000 Open Trot at Dover Downs....read on

Henry Clicks For Five In London

November 4, 2014:

The trips to London aren’t as regular as they once were for driver Trevor Henry, but he still knows the oval like the back of his hand....read on

Yonkers Set For Sunday Matinees

November 4, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway has drawn the first of its six Sunday matinee racing programs. The half-dozen cards, running from Nov. 9 to Dec. 14, inclusive, replace five Tuesday nights (Nov. 11 through Dec. 9) and shall offer an 11 a.m. first post....read on

Gotalottacredit Tops Session 2

November 4, 2014:

Trond Smedshammer bought only two horses during Monday’s opening round of the Standardbred Horse Sale, but came away with more than a handful in the second session....read on

Backstretch Feral Cats In The News

November 4, 2014:

Officials with Hawthorne Race Course have issued a press release after an article regarding feral cats in the track’s backstretch was published online this past weekend....read on

Grant Enshrined In Northside Hall

November 4, 2014:

Horsemen Fred Grant was honoured this past Thanksgiving Day long weekend when he was enshrined into Northside Sports Hall of Fame in North Sydney, Nova Scotia....read on

Wanted: Cam Fella Nominations

November 4, 2014:

Nominations for the Cam Fella Award are now being accepted and must be received by December 1, 2014 to be considered for the 2014 award....read on

Soft Launch Coming For PlayOLG.ca

November 4, 2014:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has announced that eligible members of OLG’s Winner’s Circle Rewards program will be invited to participate in a short-term, soft launch of the OLG’s new internet gaming site, PlayOLG.ca, before it becomes available to legal-aged Ontarians in the coming weeks....read on

Comparison: Father Patrick Vs. Nuncio

November 4, 2014:

With the stakes season waning, each remaining race takes on greater importance for end of the year Dan Patch award honours. One race that voters will watch carefully is the $200,350 Matron Stake for three-year-old male trotters this Thursday evening (November 6) at Dover Downs....read on

Woodbine Winter Series Announced

November 4, 2014:

Officials with the Woodbine Entertainment Group have announced that nominations for 10 stakes series scheduled for the winter months are now being accepted....read on

Honours For Gural Hanover

November 4, 2014:

An enthusiastic group of the top breeders and horsemen from the Empire state assembled at the Vernon Downs Hotel and Casino on Sunday, October 26 for the USTA District 8 meeting and annual presentation of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) awards banquet....read on

George Ursitti Passes

November 4, 2014:

Veteran Midwest-based horseman A. George Ursitti passed away on Sunday, November 2 at the age of 87....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

November 4, 2014:

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

Hope For Stolen Horses

November 4, 2014:

Those hoping for the safe return of three horses that were stolen at the beginning of October have been given a shot in the arm....read on

Writers’ Association To Honour Casale

November 4, 2014:

As a daughter of privilege, Amy Bull Crist could have rested on the laurels of her lineage. Rather, this remarkable first lady of Orange County spent her entire life serving the interests of others. It is thus fitting that George Casale, a tireless advocate for the harness racing industry and other worthy endeavors, should be the 2014 recipient of the award named in her memory....read on

Monticello, Horsemen Strike Deal

November 4, 2014:

On Tuesday, November 4, Empire Resorts, Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Monticello Raceway Management Inc., and the Monticello Harness Horsemen’s Association have entered into an agreement that governs the conduct of MRMI and MHHA relating to horse-racing purse payments, the simulcasting of horse races and certain other payments....read on

Hape, Dublin Rose Win Series Finals

November 4, 2014:

Hape and Dublin Rose turned in career-best performances while winning their respective Autumn Series finales Monday night (November 3) at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

"He Deserves To Be There"

November 4, 2014:

Three-year-old colt pacer Always B Miki, the winner of four races in a row and eight of his last nine, will be supplemented to compete in the Breeders Crown at the Meadowlands Racetrack later this month....read on

Terrific Thursday Card At Dover

November 4, 2014:

Canadian-connected horses look to figure prominently into the eight lucrative Matron Stakes races set for Thursday at Dover Downs....read on

Tendtowin Prevails In Preferred

November 4, 2014:

Not even a first-over trip could keep Tendtowin out of the winner’s circle in Monday’s $7,000 Preferred 3 for pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Pompano Hosts Stallion Stakes

November 4, 2014:

With TVG expanding Pompano Park's visibility on Monday night, the south Florida oval hosted four classes - three off the betting card - of the FSBOA sponsored Stallion Stakes along with their weekly top Open event for mares....read on

6,000 For Christoforou

November 4, 2014:

Driver Chris Christoforou joined the 6,000 win club Monday night at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Summerside Card Rescheduled

November 3, 2014:

The final live race program for Red Shores Summerside's season was slated for this past Sunday until a major weather system that hit the Atlantic Region and forced its cancellation....read on

Brooklyn Hill Tops Harrisburg Day 1

November 3, 2014:

The opening session of the Harrisburg Yearling Sale is officially in the books, and it was a day of strong numbers thanks in part to a $390,000 sale topper named Brooklyn Hill....read on

Crazed Returns To New York

November 3, 2014:

Preferred Equine Marketing and Blue Chip Farms have announced that world champion Crazed will return to the New York stallion ranks in 2015....read on

Grand Slam For Macharoundtheclock

November 3, 2014:

Calling on her customary late kick, Macharoundtheclock rallied from well back to capture her fourth straight victory in Monday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Breeders Crown Supplement, Entry Info

November 3, 2014:

With most divisional titles still in play as the Grand Circuit heads towards the Matron Stakes at Dover Downs, the spotlight turns shortly to the Meadowlands Racetrack and the $5.4 million 12-race Breeders Crown series....read on

Neeko Stein Passes

November 3, 2014:

Owner and groom Neeko Stein passed away on Friday, October 31 at the age of 19....read on

P H Supercam Takes Philly Feature

November 3, 2014:

A field of eight aged pacers lined up for the feature event from Harrah's Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon, an open affair going for a purse of $35,000....read on

Update On Ractopamine In Feed

November 3, 2014:

On Monday, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) issued an update to the horse racing industry on recent findings of ractopamine in equine feed....read on

Track Reschedules Race, Orders Testing

November 3, 2014:

A racetrack owner in the U.S. rescheduled a stakes race that was set to be competed last Saturday as he was skeptical of the horses that qualified for the Final....read on

Jack Heaman Passes

November 3, 2014:

Longtime owner Jack Heaman of Ailsa Craig, Ont. passed away on Friday, Oct. 31 at the age 79....read on

Phil Pines Award To Weingartner

November 3, 2014:

"There are so many mornings when I’m wandering around the training centres that I just feel so lucky, because it’s hardly a job."...read on

Pompano Added To TVG

November 3, 2014:

A “trifecta” of excellent events highlight the Monday card at Pompano Park. TVG begins coverage at South Florida’s famed oval with expansive coverage on tap as the track moves closer to its prime mid-winter dates....read on

New Series For Four-Year-Olds In 2015

November 3, 2014:

The Meadowlands is pleased to announce the $1 million Graduate Series, a new initiative designed to provide racing opportunities for four-year-old trotters and pacers in 2015....read on

Trixton To Stand Stud In N.J.

November 3, 2014:

The 2014 Hambletonian champion Trixton has been retired and will stand stud at Deo Volente Farms in Flemington, N. J. for the 2015 breeding season, it was jointly announced Friday by Hall of Fame trainer-driver Jimmy Takter and Mike Gulotta, majority owner of Deo Volente....read on

Cullen Takes Alberta Downs Titles

November 3, 2014:

Travis Cullen wrapped up his second consecutive training and driving title at Alberta Downs with three wins on the meet-closing card Sunday afternoon....read on

McKinney Wins Flamboro Preferred

November 2, 2014:

Quebec Series champion McKinney made a wide backstretch brush to make the lead and cruised home to win the $11,000 Preferred 2/3 Handicap Pace for horses and geldings on Sunday night at Flamboro Downs....read on

Undercover Bro Circles Rideau Trotters

November 2, 2014:

Undercover Bro trailed the six-horse field early on in Sunday's $6,500 Winners Over Handicap trotting feature at Rideau Carleton Raceway, but emerged down the stretch to complete his stealthy off-the-pace operation....read on

Standardbreds At Royal Horse Show

November 2, 2014:

One of the great traditions of the Royal Horse Show returns again this year with the Road Horse Division as Standardbred trotters hit the show ring to display their brilliance and speed and compete to become Canadian Champions....read on

Watts Sweeps Turner Memorial Stakes

November 2, 2014:

Trainer Earl Watts swept the Donnie & George Turner Memorial Stakes for three-year-olds on a rainy Sunday afternoon at Truro Raceway as Arties Magic and Lovineveryminute each won their respective $12,932 divisions....read on

Rock Allstar Victorious In Fraser Open

November 2, 2014:

Favourite Rock Allstar was first off the gate and first across the wire in a dominant Open Pace victory on Sunday afternoon at Fraser Downs....read on

Millhoan Survives Inquiry, Wins Pink Out

November 2, 2014:

When 10 female drivers went head to head Saturday in The Meadows’ annual “Pink Out” to benefit breast cancer awareness, supporting an important cause was the major objective. But it still was a horse race, with $6,100 up for grabs, and all the rules applied....read on


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