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Diamond Creek Open House Brings 1,500

June 3, 2018:

On Saturday (June 2), more than 1,500 horse lovers made the trek to Diamond Creek Farm in Wellsville, Pennsylvania to mingle with some stallions, mares and foals during the farm’s open house....read on

Anticipation For Lacombe Racing

June 3, 2018:

“We’ve got lots of work to do this summer, but we’ll be ready by Labour Day. We’re working on a bunch of things that will allow us to be a year-round entertainment facility for central Alberta.”...read on

Rose Run Quest Rushes To Preferred Win

June 3, 2018:

Rose Run Quest rallied from off the pace to deliver as the favourite in the $2,650 Preferred Pace at Charlottetown Driving Park Saturday, June 2, holding off Euchred by a quarter length in 1:58.3....read on

Silverlode Slides To 'Aces' Track Record

June 3, 2018:

Silverlode sat a ground saving trip and found room late to score in the $12,000 Open Trot at Running Aces on Saturday, June 2....read on

Highalator Takes 'Big M' Preferred

June 3, 2018:

Highalator and Great Vintage battled from start to finish in the Saturday, June 2 feature at the Meadowlands, and when the dust cleared, Highalator emerged victorious in a national season’s-best equaling 1:48.1....read on

Hawthorne Hosts Violet Stakes

June 3, 2018:

While the boys were featured on Friday evening at Hawthorne, the girls took center stage on Saturday, June 2 in a pair of divisions of the $25,700 Violet Stakes. The Violet is for Illinois-conceived and -foaled three-year-old fillies....read on

Tetrick Sweeps Indiana Sires Stakes

June 3, 2018:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino’s leading driver Trace Tetrick made a clean sweep of all four divisions of the opening round of $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Finals at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Bit Of A Legend Takes 'Lake Erie'

June 3, 2018:

Bit Of A Legend N lived up to his name on Saturday, June 2 when he won the $200,000 Battle of Lake Erie at Northfield Park. The win was the nine-year-old's 44th and fastest win of his harness racing career....read on

Eastend Eddie Edges To Victory

June 3, 2018:

Eastend Eddie, brushing to the lead through the backstretch, barely held off a strong-finishing Rock To Glory to win the featured $20,000 claiming handicap pace Saturday, June 2 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Redhot Romeo Rallies At Vernon

June 3, 2018:

Redhot Romeo won the $5,100 featured pace at Vernon Downs on Saturday, June 2....read on

Prairie Fortune First In Open

June 3, 2018:

Prairie Fortune took the $12,000 Open Trot at Tioga Downs on Saturday, June 2....read on

Artful Way Wires Saratoga Open

June 3, 2018:

Artful Way made his return to Saratoga Casino Hotel on Saturday, June 2, winning the $14,500 Open Pace in 1:50.2....read on

Meadowbranch Memo Marches To Win

June 2, 2018:

Sent the 9-5 favourite, Meadowbranch Memo tipped off the rail rounding the final turn and swept past duelers Seeyou Men and Chestnut Schofield to win the $11,500 Preferred 2 Trot at Georgian Downs on Saturday, June 2....read on

Dapper Dude In Preferred; Bonomo In Billings

June 2, 2018:

In a rare battle of millionaires, Dapper Dude got the jump on Dancin Yankee and held him at bay late to capture the $20,000 Preferred Handicap Pace Saturday, June 2 at The Meadows....read on

Jimmy Freight Fronts 'SBSW' Winners

June 2, 2018:

Jimmy Freight paced fastest of the three divisions of the $180,000 Somebeachsomewhere Stakes, winning by open lengths in 1:50.2 on a stakes-packed program at Woodbine Mohawk Park Saturday, June 2....read on

Western Conquest Claims Buffalo Open

June 2, 2018:

Western Conquest won in a season's-best performance in Buffalo Raceway's featured $11,500 Open Pace on Saturday, June 2, squeezing to the front by a nose at the wire to post the $14.00 victory....read on

New Career For Rush N Supreme

June 2, 2018:

Recently adopted from the New Vocations program, Rush N Supreme is heading to a new home for his second career....read on

Horses Perish In NY Barn Fire

June 2, 2018:

Reports indicate close to 30 standardbred racehorses have perished in a barn fire that took place during the early morning hours of Saturday, June 2 at the Mount Hope Training Center in New York....read on

Gray Doubles In Alberta Princess

June 2, 2018:

Driver Jamie Gray was red-hot in stakes action at Century Downs on Saturday (June 2) picking up a pair of wins in the eliminations for the Alberta Princess....read on

Southwind Ricardo Delivers At Northside

June 2, 2018:

After being dismissed as a rank outsider one week ago and finishing second, Southwind Ricardo did not fly under the radar in Saturday's Winners Over Pace at Northside Downs....read on

Jackson K Down Gets Up To Win

June 2, 2018:

Making his first local appearance of the year in the New Brunswick's top class, Jackson K Down had the support of the betting public on Saturday at Exhibition Park Raceway and he didn't disappoint....read on

Kinnder Dangerous Looks To Step Up

June 2, 2018:

It is always a tough battle when Standardbred horse turn age four. They are no longer colts and fillies but horses and mares. And with age comes the challenge of facing older formidable foes on the racetrack....read on

Freshmen Impress In Qualifiers

June 2, 2018:

It's the start of June. Trotters are trotting in 1:55, pacers are faster than 1:54. And these are just the two-year-olds in their first ever charted lines....read on

Who Will Have The Best 2018?

June 2, 2018:

With stakes season starting to ramp up, and many of last year's stars racing again, which 2017 O'Brien Award winner do you think will have the best year in 2018?....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1980s

June 2, 2018:

The current edition of 'Rewind' takes a look back at the decade of the 1980s in the monthly Years Ago feature. A variety of names, faces and happenings from that time period are featured along with a number of old photos that depict the times....read on

Vernon Feature To Bob N Tony

June 2, 2018:

Bob N Tony ($28.40), driven by Dan Daley, charged late to win the $7,000 featured trot at Vernon Downs on Friday (June 1)....read on

Farwell4Hire At Grand River

June 2, 2018:

A large crowd under clear skies kicked off the 15th race season at Grand River Raceway on Friday (June 1)....read on

Import Firebby A Downs Mohawk Mares

June 2, 2018:

Australian import Firebby A closed with a fury in the stretch to maintain her perfect North American record with a victory in the $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday night's program, which also featured Ontario Sires Stakes action....read on

Always A Prince Rebounds In Final

June 1, 2018:

Sophomore pacing colts were the featured attraction at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in the opening round of $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes finals on Friday, June 1....read on

Three Complete NJ Sire Stakes Sweeps

June 1, 2018:

After winning both legs one and two, Melanies Fran, Shoshie Deo and Hypnotic Tale all completed natural hat tricks at the Meadowlands Friday night by taking their respective $75,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes finals for three-year-olds....read on

Fox Valley Gemini Undefeated In 13

June 1, 2018:

Undefeated sophomore pacer Fox Valley Gemini stretched his win streak to 13 on Friday night as Hawthorne featured a pair of divisions of the Cardinal pace for Illinois-conceived and foaled three-year-old colts and geldings....read on

'Caroline' Caps Merton's Five-Win Night

June 1, 2018:

K Js Caroline came out of the clouds to win the $9,000 fillies and mares feature at Tioga Downs on Friday (June 1), giving driver Mike Merton his fifth win on the night....read on

Tough All-Stars Posts For Recent Winners

June 1, 2018:

Among the entrants in Monday’s Pennsylvania All-Stars event for three-year-old pacing fillies at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, each of the three horses coming off of a big stakes victory in their last start have drawn the outside position in their respective $30,000 divisions....read on

Barynya A Wires Saratoga Distaffers

June 1, 2018:

One of a few Yonkers invaders to compete in the Friday feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel, Ontario-sired Barynya A went coast to coast in her local debut with Jimmy Devaux in the sulky....read on

Atlantic Sires Stakes Season Begins

June 1, 2018:

Three-year-old pacing fillies opened the 2018 Atlantic Sires Stakes season on Friday night (June 1) at Truro Raceway....read on

Chelseas Chance Trots To Record Victory

June 1, 2018:

Ontario-sired Chelseas Chance made quite an impression on her new owner/trainer Sabrina Clevenger on Friday night (June 1) as the seven-year-old mare tied the all-time trotting record at Buffalo Raceway with a 1:56.1 mile that also smashed the aged mare (5+) mark in the sub-featured $9,200 Open II event....read on

Sunday Is Business Day At Dresden

June 1, 2018:

This Sunday at Dresden Raceway will not only feature a great card of racing but will also include more giveaways than a normal week as it’s Business Improvement Association (BIA) day at the races....read on

'Own A Hambo Horse' Contest Launches

June 1, 2018:

The Meadowlands and the Hambletonian Society are teaming up to present the 'Own A Horse – Hambletonian Edition.'...read on

Hanover Kicks Off 2018 Meet Saturday

June 1, 2018:

Harness racing returns to Grey County on Saturday night as Hanover Raceway kicks off its 2018 season....read on

Where Were Thou, Talbot Romeo?

June 1, 2018:

As a number of harness racing's top four-year-olds pepper the Saturday program at Woodbine Mohawk Park for the Graduate Series, one four-year-old that's shown promise of talent will race on the undercard in a conditioned event. And his trainer is more than pleased to be there....read on

Philly Feature To Machin Me Zilly

June 1, 2018:

Ontario Sires Stakes graduate Maching Me Zilly traveled her middle half in :56.1, largely raw, to secure the lead, then held off the field to win the $16,000 mares pacing feature on Friday at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Newcomers Hooked On Harness Racing

June 1, 2018:

“I went to my local track and thought it was a lot of fun. The more I got into it, the more I wanted to learn. I thought this was a great opportunity to get all this access and hands-on experience. I thought it was a good way to accelerate the learning process.”...read on

The Master Is Still Going Strong

June 1, 2018:

Hall of Famer Keith Waples did more than enough during his illustrious career to warrant being called The Master. And at the age of 94, he's still showing why that nickname is so appropriate....read on

Meadowlands To Host 3rd Annual Burger Battle

June 1, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack is hosting its 3rd Annual Battle for the Best Burger on Saturday, June 9 in the East Apron of the Grandstand....read on

June's Calendar Photographer

June 1, 2018:

Melissa Hutchinson of Abbotsford, British Columbia is our photographer for the beautiful June image in the 2018 Heart of Harness Racing Calendar....read on

Woodbine Mohawk Park Qualifier Notice

June 1, 2018:

The arrival of June means a new look for the Woodbine Mohawk Park qualifying schedule....read on

North American Harness Update Preview

June 1, 2018:

The schedule for 'the Internet’s favourite harness racing handicapping show' North American Harness Update (NAHU), is set for Friday, June 1....read on

Competitive Field In Summerside Feature

June 1, 2018:

A tight-knit field of seven pacers will contest the Sunday afternoon top class at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway, including a former Maritime Champion....read on

Euchred Looks To Remain On Top

June 1, 2018:

Euchred has clearly stamped himself as the best horse in Atlantic Canada so far in 2018 but has four rivals looking to knock him off that podium in the feature event Saturday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Ageless Pacer Impresses His Owners

June 1, 2018:

“The way he carries himself, the way he looks on the track, you can tell he’s a classy animal. I feel fortunate that we get to own him, even late in his career. He’s becoming one of my favourites in a short time.”...read on


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