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Bartlett On Matchmaker, Levy Drives

March 30, 2018:

As the leading driver at Yonkers Raceway in each of the past four seasons, including last year when horses he drove earned $10.4 million, driver Jason Bartlett finds himself in an unusual position three months into the 2018 season: in second place....read on

Bob McClure: Family Man

March 30, 2018:

Over the past couple of years, a lot has changed in the life of driver Bob McClure. But as his name rises up the standings on Canada’s top racing circuit, it’s at home where he finds his greatest joy....read on

Woodbine Top Ten: #10

March 30, 2018:

For 25 years, fans at Woodbine Racetrack have witnessed some of harness racing's best horses and some of Canadian harness racing's greatest memories....read on

Some Royalty On A Roll

March 29, 2018:

Some Royalty continued her recent dominance in Thursday’s co-feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Beachin Lindy Impresses Again

March 29, 2018:

Beachin Lindy burned a pile of wagering money in back-to-back starts earlier this year, but since then the only thing he’s burned is rubber for trainer Steve Charlton....read on

Dover Finishes Meet With A Bang

March 29, 2018:

Déjà Vu Blue, Super Fly, Go Sandy Go and Slick Tony captured their respective $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund finals during Thursday’s closing card of season at Dover Downs....read on

Flamboro Preferred To Honor Above All

March 29, 2018:

Wildwild Men was heavily favoured to win Thursday’s $8,500 Preferred 3 at Flamboro Downs, but Honor Above All turned a ground-saving trip into a 4-1 mini upset in the evening’s top trot....read on

Hoosier Park Set For Season Opener

March 29, 2018:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is set to kick off the 25th year of live harness racing on Friday, March 30 with a full weekend of promotions, giveaways, dining specials, free entertainment, family fun, and more....read on

Minore Mastery In Amateur Trot

March 29, 2018:

On an extremely foggy afternoon with intermittent rain falling in New York's southern Catskill Mountains, Paul Minore sat a two-hole trip then rallied Wygant Prince to a neck victory in Thursday’s third leg of the North American Amateur Drivers Association trot at Monticello Raceway....read on

Lawson To Chair Ontario Racing

March 29, 2018:

Mr. Jim Lawson was today (March 29) unanimously elected Chairman of the Board by the Directors of Ontario Racing, following the retirement of Mr. Hugh Mitchell in the role....read on

‘All My EX’s’ To Spar Saturday

March 29, 2018:

An Open Pace featuring Im An Athlete and Allmyxsliventexas and a Filly and Mare Open Pace that will bring out Delightfully Wild and Directing Traffic head the marquee for Saturday night (March 31) at Cal Expo....read on

Midnite Craze, Vicki All Shine At Pompano

March 29, 2018:

Midnite Craze and Vicki All took top honours in Pompano Park's twin $15,000 Open Handicap Trotting features on Wednesday night (March 28). The former stopped the clock in 1:55.2 for Dave Ingraham and the latter hit the wire in 1:56.3 for Mickey McNichol....read on

Dresden Slots To Leave In 2019

March 29, 2018:

On Wednesday (March 28), Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited confirmed that it is planning for its new Cascades casino in Chatham-Kent to open in mid-2019. The company has officially stated that its gaming operations at Dresden Raceway will cease operating once the Chatham location is up and running....read on

OHHA Office Closed Friday

March 29, 2018:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association’s office will be closed on Friday (March 30) in observation of the Good Friday holiday....read on

SC Holiday Closure Notice

March 29, 2018:

Please take note that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed Friday (March 30) in observance of the Good Friday holiday....read on

Preferred Stars Qualify At Mohawk

March 29, 2018:

The start of the 2018 ‘Woodbine, Mohawk Park’ racing season is quickly approaching, thus several talented older performers resurfaced Thursday morning (March 29) for qualifying action over the Campbellville oval....read on

More ‘Big M’ Handle News

March 29, 2018:

Last Saturday (March 24) was a big one at the Meadowlands Racetrack, as, for the second time this year, handle on the live program reached the magical $3 million mark....read on

Victorious Mares To Meet Friday

March 29, 2018:

The Easter holiday weekend of live racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack will kick off with an 11-race card on Friday evening (March 30)....read on

Andrews’ Dues Paying Off

March 29, 2018:

“I’ve always worked for people I thought could teach me something, and I’m using what I’ve learned from all of them.”...read on

Show & Tell, Harness Racing Style!

March 29, 2018:

Why do we love Canadian Harness Racing? It sounds like a simple question that can generate responses like, 'It’s fun to watch!' or 'Horses are great!' But we want to take a deeper dive and want you to show or tell us why you love Canadian harness racing....read on

Terror At Night Reaches At Dover

March 28, 2018:

Terror At Night caught front-pacing Nerida Franco N in the final stride to win the last $30,000 Mares Open Handicap feature of the meet on Wednesday (March 28) at Dover Downs....read on

Star Photo Stuns In London

March 28, 2018:

After odds-on favourite Thee Desperado broke stride on the first turn, the door was open for Star Photo ($47.40) to maintain an uncovered ascent for five-eighths of a mile en route to a 22-1 upset in Wednesday evening’s (March 28) featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Participants Comment On Funding

March 28, 2018:

"We look at this as a foundation of sorts. It's long-term, it's some stability but it's hopefully something we can build on."...read on

Krystal C Wins Fourth Straight

March 28, 2018:

Krystal C continued an impressive 2018 campaign on Wednesday night (March 28), as she won her fourth consecutive race with a come-from-behind nose victory over Aritzia Hanover in Buffalo Raceway's featured $7,700 pace for mares....read on

Clothing Donation Program Announced

March 28, 2018:

“There are so many people in our sport that put in long hours and mean so much to what we do. This is an opportunity to provide a service to them and also show our appreciation for their dedication and hard work.”...read on

American Horse Council’s Annual Meeting Details

March 28, 2018:

Registration is now open for the American Horse Council’s 2018 Annual Meeting and National Issues Forum....read on

‘E.T.’ Looking To Soar

March 28, 2018:

He’s known around the barn as ‘E.T.’, but Evolution Tour is not from outer space – even if his trainer, Jim King Jr., laughingly says that the gelding is “an alien.”...read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

March 28, 2018:

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

'Good Doer' Into Fruits And Veggies

March 28, 2018:

Getter Queen Flush is coming off back-to-back solid efforts while joining forces with pilot Steve Wiseman for the first time, the most recent resulting in a head victory last weekend....read on

EHV-1 Positive In Michigan Standardbred

March 28, 2018:

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed the state's first case of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) for 2018....read on

Updated EHV-1 Policy In Pennsylvania

March 28, 2018:

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has issued an update to the EHV-1 policy in the state....read on

Scholarship Deadline Upcoming

March 28, 2018:

Officials with Harness Horsemen International would like to remind all interested parties that the deadline to apply for the $4,000 Jerome L. Hauck Scholarship is May 1....read on

Change To Saratoga Draw Schedule

March 28, 2018:

Due to no live racing on Easter Sunday, Saratoga Casino Hotel has changed its draw schedule for this week only....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

March 28, 2018:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

USTA Introduces Online Driver And Trainer Licensing

March 28, 2018:

Applications for driver’s and trainer’s licenses can now be completed and submitted online through a USTA online account....read on

Hudon Hangs Up His Colours

March 28, 2018:

It has been revealed that horseman Gerry Hudon has been forced to hang up his driving colours for good....read on

Mother's Day Open Houses Set

March 28, 2018:

Here’s a great way to spend some time with your Mom, wife, sister, that special lady in your life, or the entire family on Mother’s Day!...read on

Napolitano Sweeps Pocono Features

March 27, 2018:

Driver Anthony Napolitano swept the $15,000 features, one on the trot and two on the pace, on Tuesday (March 27) over a 'good' track that was later downgraded to 'sloppy' at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Sagamore Hill To Sometimesawinner

March 27, 2018:

Odds-on favourite Sometimesawinner delivered in the $63,400 final of the Sagamore Hill Pacing Series on Tuesday, March 27 at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Don McWhite Wires Preferred

March 27, 2018:

J Harris piloted Corey Johnson trainee Don McWhite -- the second-longest shot on the board -- to a 12-1 upset in the $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace on Tuesday (March 27) at The Raceway at Western Fair District, as the son of Mcardle produced a wire-to-wire win in 1:54.3....read on

Tetrick Wins Five Again At Dover

March 27, 2018:

Tim Tetrick won five races for the second-straight day while Theresademoninme won the $30,000 Open Handicap Trot for the third-straight week on Tuesday, March 27 at Dover Downs....read on

Another Win For Camera Lady

March 27, 2018:

On Tuesday (March 27) at the Meadows, Camera Lady dug deep near the wire to hold off the furious passing-lane charge of her stablemate, Rosemary Rose, to capture the $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace....read on

French American Trotting Club Fills

March 27, 2018:

The Standardbred Owners Association of New York is pleased to announce that the French American Trotting Club has reached capacity and will move forward with the acquisition of French trotters to race at Yonkers Raceway....read on

The Importance Of Vaccination

March 27, 2018:

Strong lines of communication now keep the equine industry up to date when it comes to disease outbreaks. A pivotal part of your sickness prevention plan should include a vaccination program....read on

Want To ‘Test Drive’ A Standardbred?

March 27, 2018:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation is inviting everyone to join its meet and greet event, ‘Test Drive a Standardbred.’...read on

A Life-Changing Purchase

March 27, 2018:

“I waited my lifetime to find this one, so I doubt I’ll find another one. I’m just thankful I got her. She’s been a life changer.”...read on

Record Noms For 2018 Prix D'Ete

March 27, 2018:

A record 36 four-year-old pacers have been nominated to the 2018 Prix D'Ete, which will feature a $200,000 purse on Sunday, August 19 at the Hippodrome 3R in Quebec....read on

Keith ‘Red’ Ross Sr. Passes

March 27, 2018:

Standardbred breeder/owner Keith ‘Red’ Ross Sr., of Bellefontaine, Ohio, passed away at his residence on Thursday, March 22 at the age of 81....read on

Anticipation For Century Opener

March 27, 2018:

Although it may not feel like it, the calendar says it is spring. Hopefully it will feel more like spring this coming Sunday afternoon (April 1) when the 2018 season of live harness racing kicks off at Century Downs in Balzac, Alberta....read on

Caviart Cherie Perfect In Petticoat

March 26, 2018:

She beat the gate, then beat her foes, both with the greatest of ease....read on


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