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Positive Strides In British Columbia

June 9, 2017:

After a rough winter with questions about the track and race dates, signs point to optimism for Western Canada's horsemen after recent developments concerning Fraser Downs and racing in British Columbia....read on

Fillies Impress In Gold Divisions

June 9, 2017:

April and May did not unfold quite the way Paul Reid had hoped, but the trainer is hoping Sweet Of My Heart’s Gold Series victory at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening signals a change in fortune for his three-year-old trotting filly contingent....read on

Lawrencetown Beach On The Rise

June 9, 2017:

Nine years after coming together to win the Pepsi North America Cup with the great Somebeachsomewhere, the Schooner Stables and Paul MacDonell team up again with Lawrencetown Beach, a lightly raced son of Somebeachsomewhere, in Saturday’s Cup eliminations....read on

Vernon Feature To Dreas Good Powow

June 8, 2017:

A compact field of six faced the starting gate in Thursday’s $7,500 feature for distaffers at Vernon Downs, and Dreas Good Powow used her closing skills to stake claim to the winner’s share of the purse....read on

Ramblinglily Rolls To Narrow Score

June 8, 2017:

Ramblinglily played a game of catch me if you can en route to the winner's circle in the Open Mares pace Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Hoosier To Host ‘Family Nights’

June 8, 2017:

Hoosier Park Racing and Casino, in its 24th season of live harness racing, will kick start summer weekends with a mix of family fun promotions, entertainment and live harness racing beginning Saturday, June 10 and continuing each weekend through the end of the racing season....read on

Merton Mastery At Plainridge Park

June 8, 2017:

Track announcer Lenny Calderone summed it up nicely when he said “Greg Merton is piping-hot!” after he won the ninth race, which was his seventh victory on the card. Those wins couple with one second in 10 starts gave Merton a lofty one-day UDR of .755....read on

Scarey Karie, Starlingmoon Are Spa Stars

June 8, 2017:

Heavily-favoured Scarey Karie took a break from New York Sires Stakes action to prevail in Thursday’s $9,950 co-feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Amateur Wins For Krivelin, Banca

June 8, 2017:

Amateur racing took center stage Thursday afternoon at Monticello Raceway with two amateur club events dotting the 12-race card....read on

Glamour Boys To Invade Harrington

June 8, 2017:

The first leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund stakes for three-year-olds will begin Monday June 12 at Harrington Raceway with three $20,000 divisions of pacing colts and geldings....read on

Mohawk Supporting 'Red Day'

June 8, 2017:

Horsepeople and fans attending live racing on Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack are encouraged to join employees and wear red in support of the St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation’s Red Day....read on

No Worries For Obrigado

June 8, 2017:

Obrigado might have a little Alfred E. Neuman in him. One gets the feeling after talking with the seven-year-old trotter’s regular driver, Mark MacDonald, that an appropriate caption under the horse’s photo would be “What -- me worry?” just the same as the cartooned Neuman on the cover of MAD magazine....read on

PA Sire Stakes Fillies Clash At Harrah’s

June 8, 2017:

There were four divisions of Pennsylvania Sire Stakes races for three-year-old filly trotters on Thursday afternoon (June 8) at Harrah's Philadelphia, each of which carried a purse of roughly $37,000....read on

Tioga To Host Scholarship Race

June 8, 2017:

Tioga Downs, the Southern Tier Harness Horsemen’s Association and the Harness Horse Breeders of NYS will once again be hosting their annual scholarship race for area high school seniors....read on

OH Sires Stakes Sophs Race This Weekend

June 8, 2017:

Seven $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes divisions for three-year-old fillies and colts will be contested this weekend at Scioto Downs, in Leg 2 of the series for Ohio-bred eligibles of the age and gait....read on

Advanced Belmont Wagering At Yonkers

June 8, 2017:

Though the return of live racing is a week or so away, Yonkers Raceway continues to offer a full range of afternoon simulcasting....read on

Hambo Eligibles In Action This Weekend

June 8, 2017:

It will be a busy weekend for Hambletonian-eligible horses, with a total of 31 in action at three different North American racetracks. The $1 million Hambletonian, for three-year-old trotters, is August 5 at the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey....read on

Antonacci High On Hambo Hopefuls

June 8, 2017:

“He was a very good horse last year and he’s an even bigger, stronger, better version of that. He’s come back very good. We’re looking forward to a really good year with him.”...read on

Jones Featured On TrotCast

June 8, 2017:

This week on the TrotCast with Ryan Macedonio, the special guest interview is with young horseman Tyler Jones....read on

Gural Hanover Favoured For Friday Tilt

June 8, 2017:

A field of seven Preferred trotters racing for a purse of $20,000 head up a 10-race program at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Friday evening....read on

Buffalo Changes Condition Sheets

June 8, 2017:

It an attempt to make it easier for fans and horsepeople to understand the condition sheets, Buffalo Raceway will institute an Open I through IV classification for the trotters and pacers beginning on Wednesday, June 14....read on

“It’s Addictive”

June 8, 2017:

“I’m just trying to learn more. I’ve never seen this side of the sport up close. That’s why I thought it was important to come. The class is awesome. It’s good to hear other perspectives. I’ve enjoyed it a lot.”...read on

Scarborough Cancels Friday Card

June 8, 2017:

The live harness racing card at Scarborough Downs scheduled for this Friday (June 9) has been cancelled due to lack of entries.

A total of 16 horses were entered to race, necessitating the cancellation....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

June 8, 2017:

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

Deadline Thursday For Favourite John Campbell Memory

June 8, 2017:

On Sunday, July 30, harness racing’s richest driver, John Campbell, who recently announced his retirement from driving, will have his final career drive during Clinton Raceway’s Legends Day....read on

Ez Passer Sharp In PA Stallion Series

June 8, 2017:

Ez Passer turned in a sharp 1:53.4 victory during Pennsylvania Stallion Series action at Harrah's Philadelphia on Wednesday (June 7), coming within two-fifths of a second of the track record for three-year-old trotting fillies....read on

Maxim Seelster Delivers In Preferred

June 7, 2017:

Maxim Seelster ($2.70) and driver Bob McClure delivered as the 1-5 favourites in the featured $7,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace on Wednesday (June 7) at Grand River Raceway....read on

Favourites Rule In New York Sire Stakes

June 7, 2017:

There were no surprises to be found in the New York Sire Stakes for the sophomore pacing males at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (June 7) as all three $40,600 divisions were won by the post time favourites in front-running fashion....read on

Awsome Valley Upsets Open Trotters

June 7, 2017:

Frank Chick's Awsome Valley ($14.60, Tony Morgan) notched his 35th career win in upset fashion on Wednesday at Harrington Raceway with a 1:54.1 victory in the $16,000 Open Trot....read on

Dirty Secret Prevails In Meadows Feature

June 7, 2017:

Pushed wide through the lane, Dirty Secret nevertheless continued a relentless charge that carried her to victory in Wednesday’s $15,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Empire Breeders Classic Divisions Drawn

June 7, 2017:

The cream of the New York-sired sophomore trotting colt crop will gather at Vernon Downs this Friday night (June 9) to contest the eliminations for the Empire Breeders Classic (EBC)....read on

'What It Takes To Be A Legend'

June 7, 2017:

Ron Waples laughs retelling the story about the little girl that gave him a new perspective on what it takes to be a harness racing legend....read on

Ontario Racing Newsletter Released

June 7, 2017:

On Wednesday, June 7, Ontario Racing released the most recent edition of its newsletter....read on

Morosita Bi Wants More

June 7, 2017:

After having knocked off the best trotters that Atlantic Canadian racing has to offer, Morosita Bi will have a target fixed squarely on her back during the Thursday night (June 8) Open Trot at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Grand River Dachshund Race Details

June 7, 2017:

Back by popular demand, one of the biggest events of the live horse racing season at Grand River Raceway features four-legged warriors of a markedly different kind....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

June 7, 2017:

Organizers with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have released a preview of the upcoming episode of the show....read on

Making The Jump At Mohawk

June 7, 2017:

“Wilbur said all along this is a nice colt… Wilbur made a comment earlier this season that he’d been waiting on a horse like this for 40 years. Wilbur knew he was special.”...read on

Blazinhart Hanover Passes

June 7, 2017:

It is with sadness that Kawartha Downs reports the death of Blazinhart Hanover, a regular performer at the Fraserville, Ont. racetrack for the past seven years....read on

Pizza Fundraiser A Big Success

June 7, 2017:

On Thursday, May 25, horsepeople and friends from The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono and Harrah’s Philadelphia came together for a night of fun and fundraising in benefit of the Harness Horse Youth Foundation....read on

Mark Austin Pacing Series Announced

June 7, 2017:

Dresden Raceway is proud to announce the Mark Austin Pacing Series to its 2017 schedule....read on

2017 Standardbred Poll – Week 2

June 7, 2017:

The Week 2 results from the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll have been released, and a main player in this weekend’s Pepsi North America Cup eliminations at Mohawk Racetrack has garnered the most attention....read on

Jeanne Marie Staffrey Passes

June 7, 2017:

Jeanne Marie Staffrey, 90, passed away on Saturday, June 3 at the Hospice House....read on

Judith Marie Wall Passes

June 7, 2017:

Judith Marie Wall, 73, passed away peacefully while under hospice care at Navicent Health in Macon, Ga., on June 3 following a long illness....read on

Very Rare S-Bred Painting To Auction

June 7, 2017:

It has been announced that a very rare oil painting of a Standardbred by the late Richard Stone Reeves, the most prominent equine artist of the 20th century, is now up for sale....read on

Batavia Stall Apps Available

June 7, 2017:

Horsepeople wishing to race at Batavia Downs for the upcoming summer/fall meet should note that stall applications are now available for download on the track's website....read on

Track Record At Running Aces

June 7, 2017:

It was ‘track-record time’ on Tuesday, June 6 at Running Aces, as a charge with a knack for speed re-wrote the speed books over the five-eighths-mile Minnesota oval....read on

June Zoom Theme: Racing Action!

June 7, 2017:

Many tracks across the country opened their doors this past weekend to begin another exciting season of racing, giving I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club members the perfect opportunity to get in on the June Zoom photography contest....read on

Rising Star Headlines NA Cup

June 7, 2017:

Canadian recording artist Kira Isabella is a star on the rise....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace: #3

June 7, 2017:

Downbytheseaside reamains atop the Road to the Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace as released by Meadowlands Media Relations....read on

Fifty Is Nifty For Herbie L

June 6, 2017:

A fourth race score on Tuesday evening at Northfield Park will go down as a memorable one for Herbie L, who made it 50 career wins thanks to the 1:58.2 performance....read on


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