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Blue Eyed Cowboy Wins Alberta Stake

September 14, 2014:

Heavy favourite Blue Eyed Cowboy came flying by in the stretch to win the $20,000 Alberta Standardbred Horse Association Colt Stakes in a career-best 1:52 performance on Sunday afternoon at Alberta Downs....read on

Mo Molly Blue Chip Wins Bombardier

September 14, 2014:

Harness racing driver Denis St Pierre had another superb day at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday, scoring four winners including the $31,700 Lucien Bombardier Stake with Mo Molly Blue Chip....read on

New Leamington Record; Rankin Wins Six

September 14, 2014:

Stoney Durkin ($10.90) established a new track record at Leamington Raceway on Sunday, pacing the mile in 1:57.2....read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Average Up

September 14, 2014:

A solid group of yearlings and a 2015 two-year-old purse bonus announcement helped substantially raise the average price at Sunday's 2014 Canadian Yearling Sale....read on

Speed Again Game In Harrah's Feature

September 14, 2014:

A field of eight lined up behind the starter in the featured event on Sunday afternoon (September 14) at Harrah's Philadelphia, a pace for winners over $25,000 lifetime....read on

Emma’s Joy Is Cowgirl Tough

September 14, 2014:

Not many 12-year-olds own stakes winning horses, but given Emma Christoforou’s family tree, it would be rather surprising if she didn’t have an interest in horses having been around them from birth....read on

Stablemates Set For Another Showdown

September 14, 2014:

One year removed from their epic duel in last year’s event, two of harness racing’s heavyweights among the pacing division, Foiled Again and Clear Vision, are among an accomplished field in the eighth annual $220,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial at Harrington Raceway on Monday (September 15)....read on

Ontario-Sired Pacer Wins Batavia Open

September 14, 2014:

After a perfect trip in a short field, Ontario-sired Best Ears scored his second Open Pace victory in the last three weeks, capturing the featured race in 1:54.4 on Saturday night at Batavia Downs....read on

Summerside Card Rescheduled

September 14, 2014:

The live harness racing card at Red Shores Summerside scheduled for Sunday, September 14 was cancelled due to unsafe track conditions caused by heavy rain....read on

The Voice Weighs In

September 14, 2014:

“That moment, coming back in front of the stands, much like a chariot driver, was probably one of the greatest moments in a lot of people’s lives. They had never seen a driver do that before. Fans remember those little things that are totally out of the ordinary."...read on

Canadian Yearling Sale Results

September 14, 2014:

Live results from Sunday's 2014 Canadian Yearling Sale will be posted here as they happen. The sale takes place at the SC Sales Pavilion at Flamboro Downs, with the first yearling entering the ring at 12:00 p.m. To view the live results,...read on

Stakes Galore At Charlottetown

September 14, 2014:

Charlottetown Driving Park hosted a double-header of PEI Colt Stakes on Saturday with the two-year-olds featured during the afternoon card and three-year-olds front and center in the evening....read on

Sweet Talkin Satin Wins Scioto Open

September 14, 2014:

Sweet Talkin Satin prevailed in the Saturday night $25,000 Open Pace feature at Scioto Downs in 1:49.4....read on

Emotional Victory For Boyd Family

September 14, 2014:

It was an emotional night at Kawartha Downs tonight for the Boyd family, who buried family patriarch Ross Boyd this afternoon. They then travelled to the track to watch grandson Nick record two victories on the card including one with a horse he owns and trains....read on

Hanover Raceway Patron Wins Big Prize

September 14, 2014:

An enthusiastic crowd braved the cold and rainy weather at Hanover Raceway Saturday night....read on

Accident Mars Alberta Filly Stakes

September 14, 2014:

Mothers Melody and Shark Festival were victorious in the $10,000 Alberta Standardbred Horse Association Filly Stakes for three-year-olds on Saturday afternoon at Alberta Downs, but the final division was marred by an accident at the top the stretch....read on

New York Champions Crowned

September 14, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway hosted the 25th edition of the New York Night of Champions on Saturday night. The $1.8 million event -- richest night of racing in the state -- offered eight, $225,000 sire stakes finals for two and three-year-olds of both sexes and gaits....read on

Balmoral Park Hosts Illinois Super Night

September 14, 2014:

Super Night 2014 at Balmoral Park kicked off with a pair of trotting events for three-year-olds as the $100,000 Lady Ann Reed Stake and the $100,000 Su Mac Lad started the biggest night of racing for the state-bred set....read on

Bombardier Pace Set For Sunday

September 14, 2014:

This Sunday the Hippodrome 3R and Standardbred Canada are hosting the $31,700 Lucien Bombardier Pace for two-year-old pacing fillies with seven young fillies battling it out....read on

Lady Blitz Upsets The Boys At Hoosier

September 14, 2014:

As one of only two mares in the field, Lady Blitz pulled the 10-1 upset over her male counterparts in the featured event of the evening, a $22,000 Invitational trot, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, September 13....read on

Tioga Downs' Season Wraps Up

September 14, 2014:

Tirade Hanover and Tyber Tyke proved victorious in Saturday (September 13) evening's co-featured $15,000 Open events at Tioga Downs, headlining an 11-race closing night card....read on

Father Patrick Wins Canadian Trotting Classic

September 13, 2014:

Proving his dominance once again after his Hambletonian miscue, Father Patrick captured the 39th edition of the $682,000 Canadian Trotting Classic for driver Yannick Gingras and trainer Jimmy Takter during a stakes-packed Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Faves Dominate Green Acres

September 13, 2014:

Favourites dominated in a quartet of $7,000 legs of the New Jersey Sire Stakes – Green Acres for pacers on Saturday, September 13 at Freehold Raceway....read on

Ranger Returns To Racing

September 13, 2014:

Driver Bruce Ranger made a triumphant return to racing with a victory in one of the eight $25,000 Florida Sunshine Stakes held at the Sunshine Meadows Equestrian Village in Delray Beach, Florida on Saturday....read on

Record Win Starts Sparling Hat Trick

September 13, 2014:

Hockey season may not have started yet, but Rob Sparling Jr. scored three wins on the Saturday afternoon card at Leamington Raceway....read on

N.B. Feature To Joseph Michael

September 13, 2014:

Back in his home province of New Brunswick and following up a top three finish in the Joe & Jennie Chippin Memorial, Joseph Michael went wire-to-wire to win Saturday afternoon's featured finale at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

'Boknows' Repeats At Northside

September 13, 2014:

Silver Dragon made it a tight finish, but Boknows Momngranny held on to score his third win in a row competing against the top pacers at Northside Downs on Saturday afternoon....read on

Hoosier Donates To Retired Race Horses

September 13, 2014:

In conjunction with the Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF), Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has donated $5,000 to save 10 former race horses from slaughter. With the donation, Hoosier Park is not only helping the horses in need but hoping to raise awareness for the SRF organization who works diligently to provide race horses with homes after their racing careers are finished....read on

Northfield Guarantees Monday Pick 5

September 13, 2014:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $5,000 Pick 5 total pool guarantee to Monday’s (September 15) program....read on

Freshman Record Set In Reynolds

September 13, 2014:

Two-year-old pacers took center stage at Tioga Downs on Friday (September 12) evening, contesting their divisions of the W.N. Reynolds Memorial Stake on the penultimate program of the 2014 season....read on

Youth Foundation Announces Fundraiser

September 13, 2014:

After last year’s success, the Harness Horse Youth Foundation’s Drive for Youth, the organization’s annual fall fundraiser, will again be a week-long national effort, kicking off on October 5 at The Red Mile and running through October 11....read on

Tall Cotton Sets Scioto Record

September 13, 2014:

Tall Cotton set a new track record of 1:53.2 for an aged gelded trotter at Scioto Downs on Friday night....read on

Trenholm Wins NDC Pick 8

September 13, 2014:

Jamie Trenholm, of Whitecourt, Alberta, was the winner of the Pick 8 Handicapping Challenge for the National Driving Championship that took place at Red Shores’ Charlottetown on August 26....read on

Invites Added To Prix d'Ete Card

September 13, 2014:

Track management at the Hippodrome 3R has announced today that there will be both an Invitational Trot and Pace on Sunday, September 21....read on

Alberta Downs Card Delayed

September 13, 2014:

Alberta Downs advises horsemen that the first race post time for Saturday's card of harness racing has been pushed back....read on

2014 Little Brown Jug Gets 16

September 13, 2014:

A field of 16 sophomore pacers have dropped into the box for the $647,500 Little Brown Jug presented by Fazoli's, the second leg of Pacing's Triple Crown, set for Thursday (Sept. 18) at the Delaware County Fair....read on

An Ounce Of Prevention

September 13, 2014:

This Sunday, September 14, horse people from all over the province and beyond will descend upon the Flamboro Backstretch for the annual Canadian Yearling Sale. One thing that won’t likely be on the top of their minds: Biosecurity....read on

Horsemen Applaud Purse Bonuses

September 13, 2014:

Some of Ontario's top horsemen have offered comment on Friday's announcement regarding the projected $700,000 in purse bonuses set to be added for next year's two-year-olds....read on

SC Rewind: Argyel Grattan, Part 1

September 13, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith starts the first of a two-part story about Argyel Grattan, a once famous horse owned by the Campbell family of Ailsa Craig, Ontario. It is also a story of one of the great racing families in our sport's earlier years that continues to this day....read on

Grassroots Win Streaks Continue

September 13, 2014:

The regular season for the two-year-old colt and gelding pacers of the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series concluded on Friday (September 12) night at Mohawk Racetrack with five $18,000 divisions, and Moonwards Hanover and Thinkofagameplan both kept their Grassroots win streaks intact....read on

A Penny Earned Wires Vernon Trotters

September 12, 2014:

A Penny Earned scored a front-running victory in the $10,000 Open I Trot feature at Vernon Downs on Friday night. The gelding charged to the front before the field reached the first turn and never looked back to win in a solid time of 1:53.4....read on

Northfield Announces Fall Late Closers

September 12, 2014:

Northfield Park has announced the dates of three Fall Late Closing series....read on

Allamerican Cobalt Fillies Sweep Stakes

September 12, 2014:

Three-year-old pacing fillies Go To The Windows and T Squared, both daughters of sire Allamerican Cobalt, swept a pair of $7,500 first leg divisions of the Mary Murphy Breeders Stakes early Friday night at Fraser Downs....read on

Horsemen To Help Candlelighters

September 12, 2014:

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and St. John's Racing and Entertainment Centre and the Newfoundland Harness Horse Owners Association will be holding a special day at the races on Sunday in aid of the Candlelighters, a volunteer charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with cancer and their families....read on

BZ Glide Repeats In Batavia Open

September 12, 2014:

For the second straight week, BZ Glide came from well off the lead via a furious stretch drive to capture the $9,500 top trotting feature at Batavia Downs on Friday (Sept. 12)....read on

Royal Cee Cee N Circles Open Mares

September 12, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway’s Friday night $44,000 co-featured Open Handicaps -- one for distaff pacers and one for trotters of any gender that’s out there -- were won by a from-last Royal Cee Cee N (Brian Sears, $15) and Somebody AS (Dan Dube, $17.60)....read on

Northfield Park Draw Schedule Notice

September 12, 2014:

Northfield Park would like to remind horsemen of the draw schedule for next week....read on

'Camcruiser' Upsets In Meadows Feature

September 12, 2014:

Camcruiser Hanover stalked patiently from the pocket, then blew by in the Lightning Lane to complete an 11-1 upset in Friday’s $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Skates N Plates Wins Charles Smith Trot

September 12, 2014:

Trainer/driver Trond Smedshammer fired Skates N Plates off the gate and was never headed, winning the $55,000 Charles I. Smith Trot, the seventh race on Friday, September 12, at Freehold Raceway....read on

Sires Stakes Contested At Grand River

September 12, 2014:

Her Own Land concluded the regular season Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots season atop the leader board in points with a convincing seven-length victory this afternoon at Grand River Raceway in the first of four $18,000 divisions for three-year-old pacing fillies....read on


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