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Juvenile Stakes Featured At Fraser

November 19, 2017:

Stakes action kicked off Fraser Downs’ Sunday (November 19) program of live racing, as two divisions of both the Fraser Miss for two-year-old pacing fillies and Dan Ingram Memorial for two-year-old male pacers were front and centre from the word 'go.'...read on

Red Shores Preferred To ‘Adkins’

November 19, 2017:

Adkins Hanover does his best work with his foes behind him, and he showed how well those tactics work during the Sunday afternoon (November 19) Preferred Pace at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Woggy Rocks In Truro Feature

November 19, 2017:

The wagering public sent them off as the 2-1 second choice on Sunday (November 19) at Truro Raceway, and, in return, pilot Paul Langille and Woggy Rocks made it worth the punters’ while, as the duo clicked in the $1,575 Winners Over pace and produced a tidy $7.10 win mutuel....read on

Hippodrome Holds Champions Gala

November 19, 2017:

The annual Champions Gala, which honoured the top horsemen and women and the leading horses of the 2017 harness racing season in Quebec, was held on Saturday (November 18) at the Hippodrome 3R....read on

‘Beach’ Undergoing Chemotherapy

November 19, 2017:

Brent MacGrath has confirmed with Trot Insider that the great Somebeachsomewhere recently had a small cancerous mass removed and has begun a six-week round of chemotherapy....read on

Charmed Life Beats The Boys Again

November 19, 2017:

Odds-on Charmed Life (Yannick Gingras, $3.50) slapped the boys silly yet again on Sunday afternoon (November 19), as she won the $40,000 Open Trot at a windy Yonkers Raceway....read on

Update To Batavia Draw Schedule

November 19, 2017:

Horsepeople that are currently racing at Batavia Downs are reminded of the draw schedule changes for the week of US Thanksgiving....read on

Dr. Jack Swagler Passes

November 19, 2017:

Dr. Jack P. Swagler passed away on Friday (November 17) at the age of 79....read on

Post Time With Dan Gall

November 19, 2017:

During late spring and the summer, I met with the Standardbred Canada team to share with them results and feedback that was received from our focus groups, and the formal and informal meetings I had held with our members and stakeholders...read on / continuer à lire

Eyes On A Bigger Prize

November 19, 2017:

When two-year-old trotter Alarm Detector won the $400,000 William Wellwood Memorial final at Mohawk Racetrack two months ago, co-owner Claude Hamel thought he'd get his first Breeders Crown starter this year. It didn't happen....read on

Faves Click In Charlottetown Features

November 19, 2017:

A set of $2,250 main events went postward as part of Saturday’s 12-race card at the Charlottetown Driving Park, and in both instances the favourites prevailed....read on

Saratoga Open To Artful Way; Greene & Copolla Dominate

November 19, 2017:

Artful Way was at it again thanks to his impressive victory in Saturday’s $19,500 Open Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

McNair, Grant Cop Woodbine Preferreds

November 19, 2017:

Four trips to victory lane was worth getting plastered in mud for driver Doug McNair during the soggy Saturday evening card at Woodbine Racetrack, and two of those wins came in the Preferred ranks....read on

Si Semalu Scores In Pocono Feature; Luck Be Withyou Retired

November 18, 2017:

Si Semalu became the newest member of the quarter-million-dollar club when he won the $20,500 featured pace Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Pocono, plowing through ‘sloppy +2’ conditions to post a 1:52.3 triumph....read on

Open Score For In Runaway Bay

November 18, 2017:

Blustery winds driving a hard rain made the track conditions at Batavia Downs less than desirable on Saturday night, but In Runaway Bay embraced the mailman’s philosophy to win the $10,000 Open Handicap pacing feature at the venerable Genesee County oval....read on

Preferred Repeat For Happy Holidays

November 18, 2017:

Make it back-to-back Preferred scores for Happy Holidays, who turned a two-hole trip into a narrow triumph in the $11,500 feature during Saturday’s 10-race program at Flamboro Downs....read on

Krivelin Wins Billings East Coast Final

November 18, 2017:

Robert “Rapid Rail” Krivelin is no stranger to fans who follow the amateur races, especially in the granddaddy of them all, the CKG Billings Harness Driving Series....read on

Yonkers Open To Bit Of A Legend N

November 18, 2017:

Odds-on Bit Of A Legend N won the scrum for the lead and eventually the ‘moist’ race Saturday night, annexing Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Open Pace....read on

Meadowlands Hosts Fall Four Elims

November 18, 2017:

A parade of two-year-old stars was on display Saturday evening at The Meadowlands as rookies rumbled in eliminations of the Three Diamonds, Goldsmith Maid, Valley Victory and Governor’s Cup....read on

Northside Feature To Burn Em Up Burr

November 18, 2017:

The trip was a tough one for Burn Em Up Burr in Saturday’s ‘winners over’ feature at Northside Downs, but that didn’t stop the gelding from finding his way to victory lane....read on

Dapper Dude Dashes To Meadows Win

November 18, 2017:

Dapper Dude attacked the leader, Stride Of Pride, first over, passed him in deep stretch and captured the $18,000 Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows on Saturday, November 18....read on

Marion Marauder Done For 2017

November 18, 2017:

Following a 10-start campaign through his four-year-old season, Marion Marauder, trotting Triple Crown winner and earner of over $2.6-million, has been shut down for the year, and is planned to comeback in 2018 as a five-year-old....read on

Momentous Book Signing At Revue

November 18, 2017:

Freddie Hudson and Bobby Rahner have been invited to have a book signing at the prestigious and world-famous Book Revue, located in Huntington, New York, for the release of their new book Momentous: Racing To Glory. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, November 28 at 7 p.m....read on

Notice Regarding Hwy. 401 Closure

November 18, 2017:

Ontario's Ministry of Transportation is closing Highway 401 at Regional Road 25 in Milton, Ont. from 7:00 p.m., Saturday, November 18 to 1:00 p.m., Sunday, November 19. The closure is for the removal of the existing Regional Road 25 bridge so that the construction of the new bridge can be completed....read on

SC Rewind: Albatross At Greenwood

November 18, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith remembers the all-time great horse Albatross and recounts the day he came to Toronto's Greenwood Raceway and triumphed in the 1972 Canadian Pacing Derby....read on

New Home For Vintage Master

November 18, 2017:

Vintage Master (p,1:48.1, $2,162,979), the richest living son of Western Ideal, will be taking up a new residence for the 2018 breeding season....read on

$6,000 Guaranteed Pick 5 At Batavia

November 18, 2017:

As a result of no winning ticket on Friday, Batavia Downs will offer a $6,000 guaranteed Early Pick-5 pool on the Saturday, November 18 program. The actual carryover is $2,901....read on

Favourites Victorious In Vinnell Elims

November 18, 2017:

Defending champion Buddy Weiser and the streaking Iwontdothatagain top the Jim Vinnell Memorial contenders after winning a pair of $10,000 eliminations for older pacers on Friday night (November 17) at Fraser Downs....read on

Amateur Trots To Minore & Faraldo

November 18, 2017:

The final preliminary contests prior to the series finale in the NAADA Fall Trotting Series were staged before the betting card at Yonkers Raceway on Friday night (November 17) and when the judges hung the official signs, Paul Minore and Joe Faraldo emerged victorious in their respective divisions....read on

McNair Bookends Woodbine Card

November 18, 2017:

Woodbine's leading driver Doug McNair came into Friday night's harness racing program the same way he left it: a winner....read on

Hoosier's 2017 Season Concludes

November 18, 2017:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino concluded its 2017 harness racing season with a 14-race card in front of a packed house on Friday, Nov. 17. In addition to the racing action, the leading driver and trainer titles were awarded....read on

Another Open Win For Truth And Liberty

November 17, 2017:

Truth And Liberty (Total Truth) continues to dominate the competition in the Friday night Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Regal Luck Delivers At Western Fair

November 17, 2017:

Regal Luck delivered on her pari-mutuel promise winning the featured $9,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 Pace contested over 1-1/16 miles on Friday night (November 17) at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

A Gutsy Effort Gives Kahoku Open Win

November 17, 2017:

Patience was a virtue for Kahoku on Friday night (November 17) as his come from behind effort earned him a his sixth win of the year in the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Call Me Queen Be Wins Mares Open

November 17, 2017:

Call Me Queen Be (Eric Goodell, $8.20) retook the lead early and grudgingly held it late Friday night (November 17), winning Yonkers Raceway’s blindly-drawn (by modern technology) $40,000 Filly and Mare Open Pace....read on

The Stable: Horses Feed People?

November 17, 2017:

There’s a fierce rivalry brewing between the 110 racehorses and their 362 owners at The Stable in Guelph. But it’s not about which horses can trot or pace the quickest race....read on

Blooded Horse Sale "Best Ever"

November 17, 2017:

Led by a powerful consignment from Walnut Hall, Ltd., the 70th annual Blooded Horse Sale held November 13-16 in Delaware, Ohio was the strongest in its history....read on

Yonkers Announces Sunday Post Time

November 17, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway has announced an 11:45 a.m. Eastern post time for its upcoming Sunday matinee on November 19....read on

OLG Releases Quarterly Results

November 17, 2017:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) have released their industry performance results for the first quarter of the 2017-2018 fiscal year....read on

The Real One Thriving With Lachance

November 17, 2017:

As the longtime trainer and driver of $904,593 earner The Real One, Pat Lachance could easily take credit for much of the Mach Three gelding’s success. Instead, the horseman defers praise to owner Helene Fillion, who is understanding of The Real One’s off-the-pace style and doesn’t pressure Lachance to take the horse out of his comfort zone....read on

Twaddle: HOF Honour "Full Circle"

November 17, 2017:

“It’s all full circle.” Meadows-based trainer Tim Twaddle, who enjoyed a lengthy driving career in Pennsylvania and California, will return to his native Ontario this Thursday (November 23) to be inducted into the St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame....read on

Update: Caesars To Acquire Centaur

November 17, 2017:

Caesars Entertainment Corporation announced on Thursday (November 16) it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Centaur Holdings, LLC—including 2017 Breeders Crown host Hoosier Park and its sister track Indiana Grand—for $1.7 billion....read on

Red Shores Weekend Preview

November 17, 2017:

The capital oval will play host to programs Saturday (November 18) and Sunday (November 19) afternoon with 12:30 p.m. (Atlantic) start times and the ‘King’ of Island racing looking to make more history....read on

Artspeak Coming To Canada

November 17, 2017:

On Friday (November 17), it was announced that 2014 Dan Patch and O'Brien Award winner Artspeak will stand stud in Ontario for the 2018 breeding season....read on

Muscle Massive On The Move

November 17, 2017:

Hanover Shoe Farms has announced that Muscle Massive, winner of the 2010 Hambletonian, will have a new home for the 2018 breeding season....read on

Five Straight For Gagnon At Rideau

November 17, 2017:

Winning fives races on a single card is an impressive feat, but winning five-in-a-row is ultra impressive....read on

Grand Slam For Streaking Claimer

November 17, 2017:

The winning streak is now four-in-a-row and counting for pacer A Boy Named Suuzz, who toyed with his claiming competitors Thursday evening (November 16) at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Catskill Hat Trick For Lightning Strike

November 16, 2017:

Monticello Raceway featured its normal Thursday mainstay, the Catskill Amateur Driving Event....read on

Plainridge Open To Mambo Lindy

November 16, 2017:

After competing against Hannelore Hanover, Crazy Wow and Marion Marauder in the Breeders Crown last month, Mambo Lindy returned home to Plainridge Park for his first start in 19 days and won the $14,000 Open Handicap Trot in commanding style on Thursday afternoon....read on

Matron Mania Hits Dover Downs

November 16, 2017:

Sophomore stars did battle in a quartet of Matron Stake Finals during Thursday’s card at Dover Downs, and a Canadian-based trotter got the party started....read on


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