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Standardbred Book Donated To Schools

October 13, 2014:

To help spread positive awareness of our sport, the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association (PHHA) has donated a copy of the book Standardbred Old Friends to 132 schools in 52 counties across Pennsylvania....read on

Milestone Win For Billy Dobson

October 13, 2014:

Billy Dobson got his 3,000th win on Sunday's (Oct. 12) card at Saratoga Casino and Raceway....read on

What Were You Doing In 1974?

October 13, 2014:

This December, Trot Magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary! To help Trot celebrate, the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club is looking for interesting stories and anecdotes about what you were doing in harness racing in 1974 -- 40 years ago....read on

Uncle Peter To Stand Stud

October 13, 2014:

World champion trotter Uncle Peter will begin his stallion career in 2015....read on

Dewey Beach Upsets Rideau Pacers

October 13, 2014:

Dewey Beach pulled off an upset victory in the featured $6,500 Winners Over Handicap Pace on Sunday night at Rideau Carleton Raceway as he headed favourite Beach Runner A M at the wire....read on

Schooner Wires Inverness Pacers Again

October 13, 2014:

Schooner led Inverness Raceway's top pacers from start to finish in the Sunday afternoon feature race for the second week in a row....read on

Russian Kisses Repeats In Preferred

October 12, 2014:

Russian Kisses ($3.90) earned back-to-back wins in the $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs as driver/owner Robert Shepherd sent the outside assignee down the road from post six in a 1:55.1 mile Sunday night...read on

Five Straight For First Class Horse

October 12, 2014:

Hall of Fame horseman Keith Clark's promising two-year-old pacing colt First Class Horse streaked to his fifth straight victory during Sunday's stakes action at Alberta Downs....read on

Jiminey Three Tops Forest City Sale

October 12, 2014:

Jiminey Three was the 2014 Forest City Yearling Sale topper with a final bid of $85,000 on Sunday at the newly renovated Agriplex at Western Fair District in London, Ont....read on

Rideau Carleton Training Notice

October 12, 2014:

Officials from Rideau Carleton Raceway would like to advise all horsepeople of a track closure this week....read on

Bridge On The Kwai Wins Kerr Memorial

October 12, 2014:

Randy Kerr was one of the most popular horsemen southwestern Ontario has ever known. He had a smile that looked like it had been painted on him. Always friendly, and always helpful to those around him, the winner of 3,673 races, was honoured Sunday afternoon by Leamington Raceway....read on

Jamieson Wins 3R Drivers' Tournament

October 12, 2014:

Driver Jody Jamieson added another title Sunday to his growing collection, coming from behind to capture the Hippodrome 3R drivers' tournament....read on

Meadowlands Featured On Bravo Series

October 12, 2014:

This past summer the New Meadowlands hosted the Manzo family, famously of the Bravo TV series "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," on which wife/mom Caroline has starred before spinning off their own reality show titled "Manzo'd With Children."...read on

Atlantic Champions Crowned

October 12, 2014:

The top performers from the 2014 Atlantic Sires Stakes season invaded Charlottetown Driving Park this afternoon (Sunday, Oct. 12) for Atlantic Breeders Crown Day, which featured six divisional championships worth over $100,000 in purses....read on

Will Siblings Share The Spotlight?

October 12, 2014:

Horseman Mike Stevenson has the opportunity to repeat a unique feat that he accomplished three years ago on Atlantic Breeders Crown day, winning a pair of divisions with full-siblings. This afternoon he will send another brother and sister set to post during the championship card at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

SC Rewind: Horses & Hotels

October 12, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls the 'link' that once existed between Hotel owners and harness horses. He also asks for readers input in recalling the many people who once combined these two attributes....read on

Dayton Records Set In Ohio Eliminations

October 12, 2014:

Although the track is just over one week old, a pair of impressive overall track records were established in $15,000 eliminations of Ohio Sires Stakes races for older pacers and trotters on Saturday night....read on

Gray Sweeps Marquis Eliminations

October 12, 2014:

Trainer/driver Jamie Gray swept both Alberta Sires Stakes Marquis eliminations with three-year-old pacing fillies Mothers Melody and Eliseuinthedust during Saturday afternoon's harness racing card at Alberta Downs, which also featured freshmen in a pair of ASHA Filly Stakes....read on

Jugette Winner Shines In Indiana Finals

October 12, 2014:

The three-year-old divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes were featured at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, October 11 as the track played host to the fifth and final round of $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes finals....read on

Prairie Jaguar Repeats In Pompano Open

October 12, 2014:

Once again, the "Jaguar" mauled his rivals at Pompano Park on Saturday night....read on

P H Supercam Triples On Festival Card

October 12, 2014:

Ontario-sired P H Supercam (Jason Bartlett, $5.80) continued his form festival Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway's $44,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Western Alumni Takes Batavia Open

October 12, 2014:

After being victorious in the first Open Pace of the season at Batavia Downs on July 26, Western Alumni hasn't visited the winner's circle since. But that drought came to an end on Saturday night (Oct. 11) when he put on a powerful performance in winning the $9,250 pacing feature at the Downs....read on

Balmoral Hosts American Nationals

October 11, 2014:

Balmoral Park hosted the American National Stakes on Saturday night with highlights including trotting track record performances by stablemates Father Patrick and Shake It Cerry as well as Creatine....read on

Boknows Momngranny Wins Feature

October 11, 2014:

Greg Sparling enjoyed a training triple at Northside Downs and added to his successful Saturday also driving John Hawco trainee Boknows Momngranny to victory in the afternoon's top class....read on

Ontario Sires Stakes Season Concludes

October 11, 2014:

Eight new Ontario Sires Stakes divisional champions were crowned on Saturday night as this season's provincial stars faced off in the $2 million Super Finals at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Sparling's Thanksgiving To Remember

October 11, 2014:

It's not the kind of thing that you would want to do every weekend, but Rob Sparling Jr. had reason to give thanks this weekend....read on

Gingras Scratched, Filion Draws In

October 11, 2014:

The Hippodrome 3R will host its second annual Drivers Tournament on Sunday afternoon with a purse for the participants at $3,000....read on

Race Rewind: 1984 Breeders Crown

October 11, 2014:

This Sunday, October 12, marks the 30th anniversary of one of harness racing's most remembered races. An upset that both shocked the masses and helped put a brand new championship series on the map....read on

Rock N Roll World Wins Green Acres

October 11, 2014:

Rock N Roll World took the lead off the gate and never looked back, capturing the $25,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes – Green Acres Final for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Saturday, October 11 at Freehold Raceway....read on

Bruce Allen Kemp Passes

October 11, 2014:

Bruce Allen Kemp, a founding member of the Quinte Driving and Riding Club, passed away at the Trent Valley Lodge Nursing Home, Trenton on Thursday, September 25 at the age of 85....read on

Rex Lee Parker Passes

October 11, 2014:

Rex Lee Parker, a longtime Standardbred owner and Ohio teacher and athletics coach, and also the uncle of Horseman And Fair World editor Kathy Parker, died Friday afternoon (Oct. 10) at his home in Morrow, Ohio, after a brief battle with cancer. He was 76....read on

Freshman Fillies Featured In Debutante

October 11, 2014:

Three divisions of the Debutante Stakes (part of the Historic Series) were contested at Harrah's Philadelphia on Friday afternoon (Oct. 10). The events were for two-year-old filly pacers, each going for a purse of approximately $35,000....read on

Forest City Sale Results

October 11, 2014:

The Forest City Sale, Canada's premier sale for Standardbred yearlings, gets underway today at Western Fair District in London, Ontario. Sale results will be updated throughout the day....read on

Super Finals By The Numbers

October 11, 2014:

This evening the Ontario Sires Stakes presents eight $250,000 Super Finals at Mohawk Racetrack which will conclude the 2014 OSS racing season. This year the OSS celebrated its 40th anniversary and tonight marks the 15th edition of the Super Finals....read on

Is In The Arsenal The Giant Killer?

October 11, 2014:

After defeating the previously-unbeaten Metro Pace champ Artspeak at The Red Mile, pacing colt In The Arsenal will aim to knock off another unbeaten colt on Sunday.

Mandatory Jackpot Hi-5 Payouts

October 11, 2014:

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has two mandatory payout dates upcoming for its Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 wager....read on

'Inarush' For A Crowning Moment

October 11, 2014:

"She’s had a few tough trips throughout the year, but she always seems to bounce back, which means a lot. A good horse will bounce back. She’s very consistent."...read on

Davis Dominates Again At Fraser

October 11, 2014:

Although facing poor visibility over the sloppy track on Friday night at Fraser Downs, horseman Bill Davis is all too familiar with the path to the winner's circle. After a six-win performance on Thursday night, Davis' big week continued as he collected six more victories including one in the co-featured $50,000 Tom Burke Memorial Pace....read on

Oh No...Three In A Row!

October 10, 2014:

Charlene Long's Oh No Three O ($4.30) withstood a strong challenge from A Penny Earned, extending his winning streak to three with a 1:54.1 triumph in Friday (October 10) evening's $10,000 Open Handicap Trot at Vernon Downs....read on

Justgottogetthere Repeats In Open Trot

October 10, 2014:

It was déjà vu all over again in the $9,250 Open trotting feature at Batavia Downs on Friday (Oct. 10) when Justgottogetthere ($8.00) scored his second consecutive top-class triumph in convincing style....read on

Somebody As Wires Yonkers Trotters

October 10, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway’s Friday night $44,000 co-featured Open Handicaps -- one for distaff pacers and one for trotters with valid working papers -- were won by a inside-routing Rockaround Sue (Jason Bartlett, $12.80) and a down-the-road favourite Somebody AS (Dan Dube, $4.10)....read on

Favourites Deliver In Indiana Finals

October 10, 2014:

It was a night ruled by favourites as Hoosier Park Racing & Casino played host to a 14-race card on Friday, October 11 featuring the fifth and final round of $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes final for the two-year-old divisions. Four Indiana Sires Stakes champions were crowned as the public's choice delivered in each of the four divisions....read on

Visible Gold Triples At The Meadows

October 10, 2014:

Visible Gold notched his third straight victory — and 24th over the past two seasons — when he followed live cover and scored in Friday’s $18,000 Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Atlantic Classic Sets Sales Record

October 10, 2014:

Prices were up across the board at Friday's 2014 Atlantic Classic Sale, which saw an increase in total sales to a record $668,000....read on

Hope For Paddy Upsets Mohawk Mares

October 10, 2014:

Hope For Paddy chased her cover home and prevailed in a photo finish for a 10-1 upset in the $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace on Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Another Record Year For Burke?

October 10, 2014:

Ron Burke brings 16 horses to Balmoral Park for Saturday’s (Oct. 11) American National Stakes card and could leave with the most single-year purse earnings of any harness racing trainer in history....read on

Another Stakes Win For SS Poseidon

October 10, 2014:

SS Poseidon, winner of the Harold Dancer Trot, added the $33,500 New Jersey Futurity to his list of stakes wins on Friday, October 10 at Freehold Raceway....read on

SC Closure Notice

October 10, 2014:

Please note that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed all day on Monday, October 13 in observation of the Thanksgiving Day holiday....read on

Nova Scotia Yearling Sale Details

October 10, 2014:

It has been announced that the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Select Yearling Sale will take place on Friday, October 24....read on

The ‘Father’ Comments On ‘The Father’

October 10, 2014:

“Most people have a baby named after them. What do you do when you have a 1,200-pound horse named after you when it comes to birthdays and things like that?”...read on


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