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Shamballa Headlines Potomac Pace

November 16, 2016:

The ongoing revitalization of the Maryland harness racing industry will be on full display at Rosecroft Raceway Tuesday evening when an accomplished field of eight invitational and stakes pacers will compete in the inaugural edition of the $100,000 Potomac Pace....read on

Hanover Announces 2017 Stud Fees

November 16, 2016:

Hanover Shoe Farms has announced its 2017 stallion roster along with the stud fees for those horses, including first-year stallion Betting Line....read on

National Survey On Horse Racing

November 16, 2016:

The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, in close collaboration with Standardbred Canada, is undertaking a National study on the horse racing industry. The study seeks to come to a better understanding of the horse racing industry in Canada and to draw a picture of those who are active in the sector....read on

Gural To Receive Galbreath Award

November 16, 2016:

The University of Louisville Equine Industry Program announced today that Jeffrey Gural, a long-time New York real estate magnate, Standardbred breeder and owner, and, more recently, harness track owner and operator in New Jersey and New York, has been selected at the recipient of the John W. Galbreath Award, given each year since 1990 to a person or persons who have led successful equine enterprises....read on

Unfamiliar Faces At Meadowlands Friday

November 16, 2016:

The Meadowlands resumes live racing on Friday, November 18 and will continue with two cards per week through the Christmas holiday....read on

Second Industry Consultation Phase

November 16, 2016:

In advance of Ontario Racing's fifth in-person consultation regarding the proposed long-term funding proposal for the province's horse racing industry, a second phase of consultations has been announced....read on

Support For Injured N.S. Drivers

November 16, 2016:

Northside Downs' season finale was marred by a multiple-horse accident this past Saturday, sending several drivers to hospital. Now members of Nova Scotia's local racing circuit are joining forces to raise funds for those who were injured....read on

Pompano Feature To Safe From Terror

November 15, 2016:

Safe From Terror, with Bryce Fenn in the bike, took top honours in Tuesday’s $10,000 Open Pace for the mares at Pompano Park....read on

Copeland Joins 'Club 5,000'

November 15, 2016:

Reinsman Vince Copeland went into Tuesday’s card of racing at Dover Downs needing just a single victory to join an elite club, and pacer Spirit Light turned out to be the horse who took him to the promised land....read on

'Pride' Prevails At Pocono

November 15, 2016:

Lyons River Pride, second upon coming to the U.S. after campaigning at Mohawk, improved on that finish by one position in a $16,000 conditioned pace Tuesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Kestrel Clicks In Meadows Preferred

November 15, 2016:

Kestrel, a three-year-old filly taking on a field of accomplished mares, socked it to her elders with a powerful uncovered move that carried her to victory in Tuesday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Meadows Triples Pick-4 Guarantee

November 15, 2016:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has tripled — to $15,000 — the total-pool guarantee for its Wednesday, Nov. 16 Pick 4 wager as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

Hollywood Ending For Caviart Ally?

November 15, 2016:

Winning races might be in Caviart Ally’s blood and there could be no more appropriate time for the two-year-old female pacer to get her first open stakes victory than Saturday’s $427,000 Three Diamonds Stakes at Woodbine....read on

Governor’s Cup Headlines Fall Four

November 15, 2016:

The 2016 Woodbine Entertainment Group stakes season will come to a close this Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack with nearly $1.8 million on the line in the ‘Fall Four’ stakes....read on

Racino Customer Hits $961K Payday

November 15, 2016:

It has been announced that a patron netted a $961,411.81 windfall this past Sunday (November 13) when she hit pay dirt at a slot machine at a harness racing racino....read on

Burke Passes $20M In 2016 Earnings

November 15, 2016:

Trainer Ron Burke’s stable surpassed $20 million (U.S.) in purses for the fourth consecutive year on Monday night (November 14) when Encore Deo won the seventh race at Yonkers Raceway....read on

‘Easy Lover’ To Supplement To ‘Progress’

November 15, 2016:

The connections of Easy Lover Hanover are feeling pretty good, seeing as though their Somebeachsomewhere gelding has turned some heads during his current five-race win streak on the WEG circuit. The connections are hoping that the next few weeks will be as fruitful, as the three-year-old will be supplemented to the $285,000 (est.) Hap Hansen Progress Pace....read on

Rosecroft's RUS America Race Back On

November 15, 2016:

What a difference two days makes. When the entry box opened for the planned November 15 RUS America Trot at Rosecroft Raceway, only two horses were in the box so the race was postponed, to be contested in the spring. Now, things have changed....read on

Mayo Honoured In New York

November 15, 2016:

On October 28, 2016, John T. Mayo of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame was presented an Individual Award of Excellence by the Greater Hudson Heritage Network for dedication and service to New York State history....read on

Drivers Discuss Northside Accident

November 15, 2016:

More information is coming out regarding what Northside Downs regulars are calling the worst accident in the history of the racetrack. Danny Campbell, who was aboard I Am Able, has discussed what it was like being at the front of the chain-reaction wreck....read on

Western Fair Adds Two Race Dates

November 15, 2016:

Officials with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario have announced that the organization has approved a race-date variance that had been submitted for the 2016 calendar at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Standardbred Showcase 2016 Awards

November 15, 2016:

Awards for the 2016 Standardbred Showcase Series were handed out on Sunday in Campbellville, Ont. at a year-end awards luncheon....read on

Ownership Delivered To The Public

November 15, 2016:

"By changing the dynamic of investment in horse racing from people 45-70 years old with disposable income to every human being that ever liked horses, we will open a floodgate of interest and investment the vast majority of our industry has never seen"....read on

Faith In Boston Red Rocks Rewarded

November 15, 2016:

"I have always believed you build a foundation for a horse and then they show you what they want to do. After his race last week he deserves that chance.”...read on

Consultations Continue Today In Ottawa

November 15, 2016:

Ontario Racing (OR) will host its fifth scheduled in-person consultation on Wednesday, Nov. 16 regarding a proposed long-term funding framework for horse racing in the province....read on

Callahan Nabs 5,000th Victory

November 15, 2016:

Driver Corey Callahan went into Monday’s card of racing at Dover Downs needing just two wins to join an elite club, and the reinsman delivered with a two-win performance....read on

Faves Win Preferreds; McClure Wins Five

November 15, 2016:

The favourites had a field day in Monday’s set of $7,500 Preferred 3 events at The Raceway at Western Fair District, as Best To Hurst and Bella Palazzo proved to be popular winners in their respective affairs....read on

Five Straight For Warrawee Proton

November 15, 2016:

Claiming trotter Warrawee Proton has been unstoppable in recent weeks, and it was more of the same during Monday evening’s card of racing at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Pompano Open To Prairie Fortune

November 14, 2016:

Prairie Fortune and driver John Mac Donald took top honours in Monday’s $10,000 Open Handicap Trot at Pompano Park wearing down a very stubborn arch-rival Boli in 1:55.2....read on

Reminder: RUS Ontario Annual Meeting

November 14, 2016:

Racing Under Saddle Ontario will be holding its annual general meeting on December 4....read on

Meadows Main Event To Spreester

November 14, 2016:

Spreester retook the lead at the quarter and coasted home from there in Monday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Post Time Reminders At Yonkers

November 14, 2016:

Officials from Yonkers Raceway would like to remind horsepeople of its November live racing and post times....read on

Weed In Straw Could Cause Positives

November 14, 2016:

Officials with a North American racing commission have issued an advisory in regard to a prohibited drug that has recently been found in straw at a racetrack....read on

Track Announces Driving Contest

November 14, 2016:

Miami Valley Raceway is pleased to introduce its first-ever driver's competition, dubbed the North America Driver's Championship....read on

More Breeders Buy Into ‘Miki’

November 14, 2016:

The ownership group for world champion Always B Miki continues to grow, as several major breeders have joined the stallion’s ownership group. Also, Always B Miki will be officially retired from racing in trackside ceremonies at the Meadowlands Racetrack this Friday night (November 18)....read on

Usain Bolt Nearly Kicked By Racehorse

November 14, 2016:

Anyone that has spent time around horses knows that you always have to be on your toes, especially when you’re in the vicinity of racehorses. One high profile celebrity recently had to rely on his speed to get away from a fiery filly on race day. Good thing he is the fastest man on the planet....read on

Northside Downs Accident Update

November 14, 2016:

There is an update in regard to the status of horseman John Beaton, who was one of the drivers involved in the serious accident this past Saturday (November 12) at Northside Downs in Nova Scotia....read on

Deutsch Tops Week in ‘Capping Contest

November 14, 2016:

Mark Deutsch is the top handicapper for the week of November 6, as he bested Gordon Waterstone (58.65 vs. 54.95) in the 2016 Hambletonian Society Grand Circuit Handicapping Challenge, as the handicappers took their shot at the Matron Stakes at Dover Downs and the TVG Finals at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Jersey Strong Series Announced

November 14, 2016:

It has been announced that Freehold Raceway and the Meadowlands Racetrack have come together to offer a series that will begin on Saturday, November 19. The Jersey Strong Series is offered for $7,500 claimers and will consist of two legs and a final....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

November 14, 2016:

"One of the many observations I have is the division between the 'Haves' and the 'Have-Nots' within our industry and correspondingly, the distinctions of why such divisions may occur from province to province"....read on / continuer à lire

Gord Brown To Retire From Driving

November 14, 2016:

Gord Brown, one of the most successful and consistent harness horse drivers in Ontario for several decades, announced today (Nov. 14) that he will be retiring from driving horses following this coming Sunday's card of racing at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Glasser Scores In Billings Eastern Final

November 13, 2016:

In a story by Communications Hall of Famer John Manzi, written in his capacity of publicist for the C.K.G. Billings Amateur Driving Series, he quotes Billings participant David Glasser as agreeing with the old adage, “If you think your horse is the best, send him right to the lead.”...read on

Demers Sweeps Rideau Features

November 13, 2016:

Rideau Carleton Raceway's season-leading trainer Gerard Demers swept Sunday's co-featured Winners Over Handicap events as part of a three-win night....read on

Sing For Me George Wins Pompano Open

November 13, 2016:

Sing For Me George, driven by Kevin Wallis, took advantage of the absence of track record Panocchio and scored a solid victory in Pompano Park’s $10,000 Open Pace, stopping the timer in 1:50.4, a seasonal best....read on

Saratoga Opens To Bet You & 'Armor'

November 13, 2016:

Bet You worked hard early and it paid off late in the Saturday (November 12) feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Post Time Award Nominations Due

November 13, 2016:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by BetAmerica would like to remind racing fans that nominations for the Post Time Awards close on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at midnight....read on

Ufdragons Rocket Prevails In Close Call

November 13, 2016:

Ufdragons Rocket ($10.20) nosed out defending champion Saulsbrook Peach in a photo finish to win Sunday night's featured $11,000 Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs....read on

Buddy Weiser Defeats Sterling Cooper

November 13, 2016:

Sterling Cooper's win streak came to an end as Buddy Weiser defeated him by a neck at the wire during Sunday's eliminations for the Jim Vinnell Memorial Pace at Fraser Downs....read on

Miller Reaches 12,000 Career Wins

November 13, 2016:

Driver David Miller reached a career milestone only few horsemen have achieved on Sunday, Nov. 13 as he earned his 12,000th victory at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Caretaker Day Supported By Industry

November 13, 2016:

Thanks to donations from more than 100 individuals, stables and organizations, the annual Caretaker Appreciation Day, hosted by the Meadows Standardbred Owners Association (MSOA), was a resounding success....read on


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