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Alagna On His ‘Fall Four’ Starters

November 16, 2017:

Trainer Tony Alagna knows Breeders Crown champion Stay Hungry will race in next week’s Governor’s Cup final and he hopes to send the colt some company for the event....read on

Hollywood Ending To A ‘JackPot’ Win

November 16, 2017:

A Toronto-area couple enjoying a Friday night movie at home got a surprise ending that seemingly only Hollywood writers could manufacture....read on

“It Did Take Some Time To Process”

November 16, 2017:

“I watched the race down on the rail and I just kept thinking to myself if nothing happened he was going to win. I can’t explain what it felt like, but it was so special.”...read on

Schnittker To Be Honoured

November 16, 2017:

When the Monticello – Goshen chapter of the United States Harness Writers holds its 59th annual awards banquet on Sunday, December 3, Ray Schnittker will again be the talk of the town....read on

Horowitz Memorial Set For Saturday

November 16, 2017:

Fly Away and Scary Harry, both of whom were impressive winners of their respective elimination heats last week, head the cast for Saturday night’s $20,000 Alan Horowitz Memorial Pace at Cal Expo....read on

Horseman Suspended Over Gate Incident

November 16, 2017:

A harness racing horseman has been fined and suspended in regard to an incident that occurred while he was working during a card of live Thoroughbred racing....read on

Fourteen Additional Tables For Rideau

November 16, 2017:

On Wednesday (November 15), Hard Rock was given the green light to expand its table-gaming offerings at Rideau Carleton Raceway from 21 to 35....read on

Report: Caesars Eyeing Hoosier Park

November 16, 2017:

Caesars Entertainment Corp. could announce this week that it is purchasing Centaur Gaming's Hoosier Park casino and Indiana Grand casino for more than $1 billion, according to a report....read on

Notice Regarding Rideau Race Office

November 16, 2017:

Officials in the Mohawk Racetrack race office have announced that race office functions for Rideau Carleton Raceway will be centralized out of the Mohawk race office, effective Monday, November 20....read on

Batavia Buzzer Beater For Hey Kobe

November 15, 2017:

After getting a trip she hasn’t seen in some time, Hey Kobe rallied late to nab the $9,500 Fillies and Mares Open pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening (November 15)....read on

Wright Earns 5,000th Career Win

November 15, 2017:

Driver Darrell Wright recorded the 5,000th win of his career after he piloted Harveybear to victory in a conditioned pace at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday (November 15)....read on

Juvenile Delaware Trotters In Spotlight

November 15, 2017:

Star Sapphire and Vandalous won $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) first-leg preliminaries for two-year-old trotting fillies on Wednesday evening (November 15) at Dover Downs, while Super Fly took the $20,000 male prelim....read on

Heineken Seelster Uncorks Minor Upset

November 15, 2017:

After faltering in last week’s feature, Heineken Seelster ($16.60) bounced back to claim a second win in three starts in Wednesday evening’s (November 15) $9,000 featured trotting event at Flamboro Downs....read on

'Post Time' To Feature Marohn, Bachrad

November 15, 2017:

Post Time with Mike and Mike, presented by BetAmerica, is excited to announce their lineup for Thursday morning's (November 16) show starting at 10:30 a.m....read on

Call For Justice Asserts In Meadows Trot

November 15, 2017:

Call For Justice, typically a Preferred performer, enjoyed a touch of class relief Wednesday (November 15) and took full advantage when he cruised to victory in the $15,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life Trot at The Meadows....read on

Empire City To Explore Partnerships

November 15, 2017:

Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway announced on Wednesday (November 15) that it has initiated a process to explore alternatives, including strategic partnerships, to best position this leading gaming and entertainment facility for the future....read on

Sophomore Matrons Set For Thursday

November 15, 2017:

Four rich Matron Stakes for three-year-olds headline a top 13-race program at Dover Downs set for Thursday, November 16....read on

‘Fall Four’ Eliminations Drawn

November 15, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will be offering a program of live racing on Saturday night, as the 13-race card will feature $20,000 eliminations for the Freshman Fall Final Four stakes and a $25,000 TVG Open prep for the pacing mares....read on

Gural, Murphy To Be Honoured

November 15, 2017:

Meadowlands Racetrack chairman and CEO Jeffrey Gural will be honoured with New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy at a gala this coming weekend....read on

Looking To Hit Another Home Run

November 15, 2017:

“I missed the foals. I love these horses. I can’t imagine not having them in my life. We’ll see what happens; right, wrong or indifferent. I’m having fun.”...read on

Pridecrest Is Taking Cal Expo By Storm

November 15, 2017:

Everybody should get a call as good as the one Luke Plano got from owner Mark Hinshaw last month....read on

COSA Releases First Newsletter

November 15, 2017:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association has released its first newsletter....read on

US Estate Planning Guide Published

November 15, 2017:

The Unwanted Horse Coalition is pleased to announce that a new publication, ‘Estate Planning: A Guide for Equine Owners,’ is now available....read on

Amy Wildman Passes

November 15, 2017:

Amy C. Wildman, who was well known in Ohio, where she once operated a staking service, passed away on Saturday, November 11 at the age of 47....read on

Robin Pleased With Breeders Classic Day

November 15, 2017:

British Columbia Harness Racing Executive Director Carla Robin has commented on BC Breeders Classic Day, the richest day of Standardbred racing in the province, which was contested this past Saturday (November 11) at Fraser Downs in Surrey....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

November 15, 2017:

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

Flamboro Closing For Training

November 15, 2017:

Officials with Flamboro Downs wish to advise horsemen of an impending closure to the track for training purposes....read on

'Welcome To Winter' Contest Winner Is...

November 15, 2017:

The results are in for the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Welcome To Winter Online Handicapping Contest!...read on

The Fastest Of The Fast Pacers

November 15, 2017:

Without factoring post position, if the 15 fastest pacers in harness racing history were placed in a race, which horse would win?...read on

2017 Fall Speed Sale Results

November 15, 2017:

The 2017 edition of the Blooded Horse Sales Co.'s Fall Speed Sale has reached the halfway mark and continues through to Thursday, November 16....read on

Bartlett-Driven Winners Pay Boxcars

November 14, 2017:

For someone who’s running away with yet another local driving title, Jason Bartlett had his share of Yonkers Raceway non-believers Tuesday night....read on

Grand Slam For 'Gweneeee'

November 14, 2017:

Gweneeee J, winner of three straight coming into Tuesday night’s $17,000 conditioned distaff pacing feature at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, promptly continued on her form spree by going wire-to-wire in 1:51.2 to make it four in a row....read on

Happy Holidays Holds On

November 14, 2017:

Considering what time of year it is, it seems quite fitting that a horse named Happy Holidays was triumphant in Tuesday’s trotting feature at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Fillies Spar At Dover; Five For Callahan

November 14, 2017:

Gracefullyforgiven and Go Sandy Go won $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund for two-year-old filly paces while Corey Callahan manufactured a five-win performance during Tuesday’s card at Dover Downs....read on

Bessie Back In The Groove

November 14, 2017:

Bessie regained her status among the distaff trotting elite at The Meadows when she rallied to capture Tuesday’s $17,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life Handicap....read on

Trotters To Tussle In Dover Stakes

November 14, 2017:

Three divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund preliminaries - two featuring fillies and one for colts - plus a $25,000 Filly and Mares Open pace top the Wednesday, Nov. 15 program at Dover Downs....read on

Meadows Beefs Up Pick-4 Guarantee

November 14, 2017:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has increased — to $12,500 — the total-pool guarantee for its Wednesday, Nov. 15 Pick 4 wager as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

A 'Real' Game-Changer For Fillion

November 14, 2017:

"I have a special thought for this horse every single night, thanking him for what he's given us. Thanks to him, I've been able to buy other horses, stay in the game I love."...read on

Kelley To Be Honoured By NY Breeders

November 14, 2017:

The Harness Horse Breeders of New York State has announced that Saratoga-based trainer Paul Kelley will be the recipient of its 2017 Bruce Hamilton Memorial Medal....read on

Female Trotters Sit Atop Poll 25

November 14, 2017:

A trio of female trotters sits atop the 25th edition of the 2017 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll....read on

Mandatory ‘Big M’ Drivers Meeting

November 14, 2017:

It has been announced that Meadowlands Racing Chairman Jeff Gural, the track’s GM/COO Jason Settlemoir, and presiding judge John Tomasello will be requiring all drivers that compete at the track to attend a meeting with them this coming weekend....read on

Yonkers’ Sunday Post Times

November 14, 2017:

Officials with Yonkers Raceway have announced post times for its upcoming Sunday matinee....read on

Exclusive In-Race Live Stream

November 14, 2017:

Virtually every segment of the horse racing industry is trying its best to figure out how to engage and captivate potential customers – how to show them the thrill and exhilaration of live racing. Racing and wagering officials were recently allowed to view a live stream of a racer’s perspective during a pari-mutuel race, and the experience was almost second to none....read on

Northlands Friday Card Cancelled

November 14, 2017:

Officials with the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association have announced that the card of live racing that was scheduled for this coming Friday (November 17) at Northlands Park has been cancelled....read on

First Look Inside Tioga’s New Hotel

November 14, 2017:

Although a grand opening is scheduled for some time in December, a local news outlet has been granted access for an early look inside the new Tioga Downs hotel....read on

Edward Gilman Passes

November 14, 2017:

Longtime Standardbred horseman Edward Gilman, 78, of Exeter, NH, passed away on Sunday, November 12 at the Exeter Hospital....read on

Brown: ‘Seaside’ Has Gotten Better

November 14, 2017:

“He had some tough spots where things weren’t going his way and we could have easily lost him, but he recovered. I think it speaks to his guts and his durability. I just wish he would have been this good a couple months ago.”...read on

Gateway Casino Workers Ratify Contract

November 14, 2017:

Unifor Local 444 members at the Dresden and Point Edward Casinos have ratified new three-year contracts with Gateway Casinos & Entertainment....read on

Northfield Announces Guaranteed Pick-5

November 14, 2017:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $12,500 Pick-5 total-pool guarantee to its live card on Tuesday (November 14)....read on

The New And Improved Pauly Wally

November 14, 2017:

To say that pacer Pauly Wally has had a bounce back season would be a gross understatement....read on


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