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Pacer Is A Rare High School Mascot

January 20, 2012:

Think back to high school, when you knew everything. What was the school mascot? Was it a purple gryphon? Was it a majestic falcon? Chances are it wasn't a standardbred pacer… unless you hit the books at a particular secondary school...read on

Randalls Moving Forward At Sandown

December 14, 2011:

In light of North Saanich Council's vote Monday against a proposed land-swap deal, Bill Randall, representing his family which owns Sandown Park, has gone on the record as saying that the multiple hectares of land now could be sold in the very near future...read on

Sandown Land-Swap Deal Hits Snag

December 13, 2011:

It has been reported that the momentum behind the proposed land-swap at Sandown Park in Sidney, BC came to a halt Monday, December 12 after a vote by North Saanich Council...read on

2012 BC Stakes Schedule Released

December 12, 2011:

Officials with Harness Racing BC have released the 2012 stakes schedule for the province...read on

Embattled Veitch Fired In Kentucky

November 29, 2011:

It has been reported that John Veitch, chief steward of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, has been fired from his position with the state regulator...read on

Altered Sandown Re-zoning Okayed

November 23, 2011:

According to a report, the 12 acres, or 4.8 hectares, of land to the direct east of the now-defunct Sandown Park raceway in North Saanich, BC will now not be re-zoned for commercial and agricultural use...read on

Gemmill Gets A Scare

November 18, 2011:

Recently, octogenarian trainer Ray Gemmill, who drove Guy Dominion to the first-ever race win at Fraser Downs on January 1, 1976, thought God had called his number while he was jogging one member of his three-horse stable...read on

Hughes Keeps His Eye On The Prize

November 4, 2011:

Just like his champion trotter, trainer Rod Hughes knows a little something about keeping his mind on the task at hand, even when his pupil has just finished putting the final touches on a standout campaign...read on

Breeders Crown Photo Recap

November 2, 2011:

SC’s 'I Love Canadian Harness Racing’ Fan Club Team and hundreds of members enjoyed a fantastic evening at Woodbine Racetrack on Breeders Crown night...read on

Burke Named 2011 Crown MVT

November 1, 2011:

The inaugural Most Valuable Trainer Award was won by trainer Ron Burke at the conclusion of the Breeders Crown races this past Saturday night...read on

Looking Back On The Breeders Crown

November 1, 2011:

If we learned one thing from Saturday's great Breeders Crown night it should be to celebrate the great horses. A night that had started with trainers and owners scrambling to find replacements for empty sulky seats culminated with champions crowned and horses exhibiting incredible speed and courage in a dozen fantastic races...read on

“I Never Dreamed Of Winning A Breeders Crown"

October 31, 2011:

When Travis Umphrey began the voyage from his native Alberta to Ontario in early 2009, the last thing on his mind was notching a Breeders Crown...read on

Small Breeder, Big 'Crown' Influence

October 28, 2011:

Seth Rosenfeld has been in the harness game pretty much his entire life. His parents owned some champions in the 1970s and his uncle, Alan Leavitt, ran Lana Lobell Farms, which his family shared ownership in...read on

DePinto Could Double Down in Crown

October 28, 2011:

Sam DePinto is harness racing's proof that size doesn't matter --- stable size...read on

Siblings Take Brother Act To Crown

October 28, 2011:

Two brothers, separated by 363 days in age, have one goal in mind. For Mario and Ben Baillargeon, it’s all relative, as they team up to take a shot at Breeders Crown glory...read on


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