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Opulent Yankee Repeats In Top Trot

January 26, 2018:

His tactic might have been different, but the result was still the same....read on

Favourites Battle In Becker Pace

January 26, 2018:

On a gusty evening in Chicago, a field of nine Illinois-bred pacers lined up for the $25,000 Carl Becker Pace final at Hawthorne....read on

Claiming Series Continues At Miami

January 26, 2018:

Four divisions of $12,500 male claiming pacers went postward on Friday night (Jan. 26) at Miami Valley Raceway to determine the finalists for their $30,000 Claim To Fame championship race next week....read on

JK Pridenjoy Aims For Snowshoe Sweep

January 26, 2018:

Winter series action rolled on Friday evening (January 26) at Woodbine Racetrack with the second leg of the Snowshoe Series....read on

Motu Moonbeam N Prevails In Open

January 26, 2018:

Slight favourite Motu Moonbeam N (Matt Kakaley, $7.60) took over early and lasted late Friday night (January 26), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Filly and Mare Open Pace....read on

Foiled Again Resumes Quest For 100

January 26, 2018:

Foiled Again’s second crack at his first hundred happens in conjunction with Yonkers Raceway's return to Thursday nights....read on

North American Harness Update Preview

January 26, 2018:

The schedule for "the Internet’s favourite harness racing handicapping show," North American Harness Update, is set for Friday, January 26....read on

Three-Day Track Closure At Rideau

January 26, 2018:

Rideau Carleton management would like to inform all local horsepeople that the main track will be closed for training starting at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 27....read on

SBOA Online Stallion Auction Details

January 26, 2018:

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association will be hosting an online stallion auction from February 12, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. until February 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m....read on

USTA: Free Archived Regulatory Rulings

January 26, 2018:

The U.S. Trotting Association announced Friday (Jan. 26) that all Fines and Suspensions Ruling Reports, which are searchable, are now available for free in Pathway, the online database on the USTA’s website....read on

Woodbine's 2018 Standardbred Stakes

January 26, 2018:

Woodbine Entertainment today revealed its full $10 million-plus Standardbred stakes lineup for 2018....read on

Harris Elated They Voted For 'Pedro'

January 26, 2018:

"It’s a great night. They do an absolutely amazing job. It’s put on top class...And to be nominated is extra special as I am Canadian; it’s the one thing you always want. Growing up, you’re like ‘I wish I could be nominated for that.’"...read on

SC Annual Members Meeting Details

January 26, 2018:

Standardbred Canada members are invited to attend the SC Annual Meeting of Members....read on

Ontario's 2018-19 TIP Program Approved

January 26, 2018:

The 2018/19 Thoroughbred Improvement Program (TIP), based on the recommendations of the industry representative Thoroughbred Advisory Group and Thoroughbred Working Group, has been approved by the Ontario Racing Board of Directors....read on

Blooded Horse Winter Sale Catalogue Set

January 26, 2018:

There are 417 horses catalogued for the 55th Annual Blooded Horse Winter Sale to be held Monday, Feb.12, in Delaware, Ohio....read on

Williams U.S. Caretaker Of The Year

January 26, 2018:

Charlie Williams, the stallion manager at Southwind Farms in New Jersey, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Caretaker of the Year Award sponsored by Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in conjunction with the U.S. Harness Writers Association....read on

Tara Hills Introduces New Website

January 26, 2018:

David Heffering and the staff at Tara Hills Stud are very excited to launch their new website....read on

Winter Finale Saturday At Red Shores

January 26, 2018:

After dominating the preferred pace so far this season, driver Marc Campbell will have to find the winner’s circle with a different member of his stable Saturday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Mike & Mike Team With New Vocations

January 26, 2018:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by BetAmerica is excited to announce a campaign to give back to harness racing in 2018....read on

Awesomeness To Pelling Barn

January 26, 2018:

A familiar face from the Preferred ranks at Woodbine & Mohawk will make his debut 2018 stateside for one of harness racing's most successful trainers....read on

Ontario-Bred Loves Winter Racing

January 26, 2018:

"He’s just a killer this year. He’s got some allergy trouble and stuff that bothers him in the summer, but he’s a much better horse in the winter months."...read on

Hypothetical Prevails In Dover Open

January 25, 2018:

Hypothetical took the lead early for Tony Morgan and never looked back in Thursday’s $18,000 Open/Handicap pace at Dover Downs....read on

Circle The Page Repeats In Blizzard

January 25, 2018:

The winning streak is now three-in-a-row and counting for Circle The Page thanks to her 1:52.4 triumph in her $17,000 division of the Blizzard Series contested Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Flamboro Feature To Tortola Sunrise

January 25, 2018:

Tortola Sunrise went to the top in Thursday’s $8,500 Preferred 3 for trotters at Flamboro Downs, and that strategy turned out to be the winning one as the gelding cruised to a facile score for Team MacDonald....read on

Johnson Sets Sights On Beck Final

January 25, 2018:

Trainer Bob Johnson will attempt to capture Saturday night’s Lonnie Beck Pace with Allmyxsliventexas for owner/breeders Wayne and Rod Knittel, and a victory would be fitting as Johnson conditioned several outstanding performers who raced under the Beck banner....read on

Yonkers Offers Advance Pegasus World Cup Wagering

January 25, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway shall offer Friday (Jan. 26) advance wagering for Saturday’s (Jan. 27) $16 million Pegasus World Cup from Gulfstream....read on

Update On Pennsylvania's EHV Outbreak

January 25, 2018:

A Standardbred horse at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Washington County tested positive yesterday (Wednesday, Jan. 24) for equine herpes virus, or EHV-1, making it the second confirmed case in the state this month....read on

AGCO Notice Regarding EHV-1

January 25, 2018:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has noted that the two barns in the Meadows stable area remain under quarantine as a safety precaution after a case of Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) was diagnosed....read on

Connections Discuss ‘Gemini’

January 25, 2018:

“He’s grown and put on a little weight. You never know how they will come back each year, and then there is always some horse that wasn’t ready or needed to get healthy, but we are very excited about this year for him.”...read on

Somebeachsomewhere, MacDonald To Be Recognized At O'Brien Awards

January 25, 2018:

In addition to honouring Canada’s National Harness Racing Champions, Media Excellence winners and Outstanding Grooms there will be some additional accolades included on the evening’s program at the O’Brien Awards Black Tie Gala on Saturday, February 3....read on

New Stock En Route

January 25, 2018:

With the current horse shortage in the North American harness racing industry no secret, one trainer is looking far beyond the border to help bring more stock into his operation....read on

Webinar To Discuss ELD Mandate

January 25, 2018:

The American Horse Council will host its first quarter 2018 webinar on Monday, February 12 at 3 p.m. (EST) and will address the recent Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate that has caused much confusion and a lot of questions throughout the equine industry....read on

OHHA Executive Committee Elected

January 25, 2018:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association Board of Directors met on Wednesday, January 24, to elect the Officers and Executive Committee for 2018....read on

‘Mercury,’ ‘Handsome’ Cop Features

January 25, 2018:

Modern Mercury and Sooo Handsome took top honours in Pompano Park's $11,000 co-featured Open Trots on Wednesday night (January 24), as they both upset 3-5 tote-board favourites in the process....read on

Bob McArdle Passes

January 25, 2018:

The harness racing breeding industry has lost one of its giants with the shock passing of Bob McArdle....read on

Bronze Over N Favoured At The ‘Big M’

January 25, 2018:

Live harness racing will return to the Meadowlands Racetrack on Friday evening (January 26) with a 13-race program....read on

Closer Look At ‘Big M’ Wagering

January 25, 2018:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have sent out a recap of some of the track’s wagering highlights from this past weekend and the past month....read on

Meadowlands Chili Cookoff Saturday

January 25, 2018:

The battle will be on this Saturday (January 27) during the Meadowlands Racetrack’s third annual Homestyle Chili Cook Off....read on

Stratton’s Perspective

January 25, 2018:

In a straight forward and honest interview, top Yonkers Raceway reinsman Jordan Stratton has discussed the ramifications of the removal of the track’s passing lane, commented on Yonkers’ live handle, and spoken about the need for racetrack officials to listen to the desires of its customers, the wagering public....read on

White Hot In Alberta

January 25, 2018:

It’s a challenge to not bet horses from conditioners that are sporting high Universal Trainer Ratings. It’s especially tough to not bet on horses coming from a stable that is firing at a .717 clip....read on

Fork Victorious In London Debut

January 24, 2018:

Returning to action from a five-week spell, Fork ($5.20) made every call a winning one in Wednesday evening’s (Jan. 24) $11,500 Preferred 2 trotting event at The Raceway at Western Fair District, living up to favoured billing and claiming victory for the third time in his last four starts....read on

Four In A Row For Divas Image

January 24, 2018:

Starting from the outside post proved no problem for Divas Image on the way to her fourth straight $25,000 Mares Open Handicap win at Dover Downs on Wednesday (Jan. 24)....read on

Little Joke All Business At Buffalo

January 24, 2018:

Little Joke ($4.00) showed the field in the $9,500 Open Pace for mares at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (Jan. 24) that she wasn't going to fool around, as she was all business in wiring the field in 1:58.2....read on

Juno Nominee To Sing At O'Briens

January 24, 2018:

Internationally acclaimed Canadian jazz artist Heather Bambrick will sing the Canadian and American National Anthems to kick off the 2017 O’Brien Awards Gala....read on

USTA District 5 Meets

January 24, 2018:

USTA District 5 held its annual meeting on Saturday (January 20) at Poe's Catering Facility....read on

Gingras Reflects On 2017

January 24, 2018:

Yannick Gingras’ focus is on winning races, not awards, but when you win races like he did in 2017 it’s no surprise when recognition follows....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

January 24, 2018:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have sent out a preview of the upcoming edition of the show....read on

Victories For Hard-Knocking Ladies

January 24, 2018:

Hats off to the mares Sparkin Your Fire and Blue Note, who has their pictures taken in back-to-back races at Cal Expo last Friday evening....read on

Cancellation, EHV-1 At The Meadows

January 24, 2018:

Big news has come out of the Meadows, as the track has announced that it has been forced to cancel its program of live racing for today (Wednesday, January 24), and that no horses can be moved in or out of the raceway until further notice....read on

Yonkers Post Time Details

January 24, 2018:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have announced when the track’s first-race post time will be for its Sunday (January 28) live program....read on


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