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Star Trotter Turned Hero

February 10, 2021:

Fierce competitors on the racetrack, Standardbreds are making headlines around the world for their part in assisted learning programs away from track as well....read on

Lather Up Heads Down Under

May 12, 2020:

New Zealand-based Woodlands Stud has announced that Lather Up will join their roster of stallions for the 2020-21 breeding season....read on

Canadian Drivers Invade Albion Park

January 29, 2017:

Albion Park Harness Racing Club in Queensland, Australia has taken on an international flavour this weekend....read on

‘Rebel’ Racehorse Bolts For 11KM Swim

February 26, 2016:

Horse names are sometimes thrown around a little too easily in the racing industry. Although, one racehorse with the word ‘Rebel’ in his handle proved he is just that, as he knocked a handler unconscious on Thursday and went on a two-hour swim....read on

Tetrick Heading Overseas

November 26, 2015:

It has been announced that driver Tim Tetrick will be packing his bags in the near future and hopping on a plane in order to steer some horses overseas....read on

World Trotting Conference Wraps Up

June 15, 2013:

The 2013 World Trotting Conference came to a close on Saturday, with delegates approving committee reports and the date and place of the 2015 Conference and World Driving Championship being set....read on

Mandate To Divulge Injuries, Surgeries

May 12, 2011:

"Trainers need to be more conscious of the punter. Now they will be required to report any sort of surgery, whether it be upper respiratory or even any sign of lameness or gait dysfunction...read on

Birds Lead To Rescheduling Of Race Program

May 10, 2011:

Horse racing fans and participants alike know all the common reasons for the rescheduling of racing programs --- bad track conditions, adverse weather, contract disputes, etc. How about birds?...read on

Racehorse Jumps Into Crowd, Injures Seven

May 5, 2011:

According to a report, on Thursday, May 5 at the Warrnambool Racecourse in Australia, seven people were injured when a loose horse leaped a metres-high fence into an unsuspecting crowd of racegoers that were taking in the track's Grand Annual Steeple race...read on

WDC Field Almost Complete

April 25, 2011:

The field for the 2011 World Driving Championship is almost complete. The missing name is Canada’s representative, which will be the winner of the National Driving...read on

Inter Dominions Moving To Auckland?

February 28, 2011:

According to a report, the status of the highly anticipated Inter Dominions, which are scheduled to take place in New Zealand's earthquake-ravaged Christchurch, will be known on Wednesday, March 2...read on

Meadowlands Simulcast Strong Down Under

February 24, 2011:

Meadowlands harness racing has been well received by Down Under bettors through the first three weeks of its simulcast to Australia and New Zealand...read on

'Big M' Pick-4 Guarantees To $75K, $100K

February 1, 2011:

The best bet in harness racing just got even better. For the month of February, the Meadowlands Racetrack's Pick-4 pool guarantees will be raised to $75,000 on Fridays and $100,000 on Saturdays...read on

Kangaroos Force Cancellation Of Race Card

January 31, 2011:

Over the past few years the horse racing industry has seen programs of live racing affected by bears, skunks, geese, ducks, seagulls, rabbits and raccoons. You can now add another to that list...read on

Uproar Over Results Of Whipping Study

January 28, 2011:

A recent peer-reviewed study into the use of the whip in horse races has determined that the act of whipping a horse does not make a difference to the outcome of a race...read on


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