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Heimbecker High On Harness Racing

May 13, 2020:

Starting out small and working your way to higher levels applies to quite a few things in life, and for Steve Heimbecker it certainly applies to his role in horse ownership....read on

MacIntosh's 'Courtly' Roller Coaster

March 25, 2020:

Over the course of his 47-race career, Courtly Choice proved to be an emotional roller coaster for an admittedly emotional guy. Trainer Blake MacIntosh paid the fare, took the ride, and lived to tell the story. Now, MacIntosh has discussed the career of the 1:47.1 pacer that banked $1.4 million in purses....read on

Yes, That Was Daniel Plouffe

February 5, 2020:

Yes, that was Standardbred owner Daniel Plouffe in the winner’s circle at Gulfstream Park in Florida after Mucho Gusto won one of Thoroughbred racing’s marquee races, the $3-million Pegasus World Cup....read on

Who Will You Miss The Most?

November 30, 2019:

Of the following horses that have been retired in 2019, which of the following will you most miss seeing on the racetrack next year?....read on

Courtly Choice To Retire After TVG

November 21, 2019:

Winbak Farm of New York is proud to announce that 2019 Canadian Pacing Derby final winner and Commodore Barry Invitational winner Courtly Choice (p, 2, 1:53.1h; 3, 1:47.1 -'18 [$1,342,254]) will be the newest addition to its impressive 2020 lineup....read on

MacIntosh Seeks 'Crown'-ing Moment

October 18, 2019:

Trainer Blake MacIntosh is enjoying a career year and he hopes to add to those totals as he sends a four-pronged contingent into the Breeders Crown eliminations on Friday (October 18) and Saturday (October 19) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Dan Rooney Pace Field Set

October 2, 2019:

Yonkers Raceway’s race secretary Bob Miecuna has finalized the eight-horse field for the $250,000 Dan Rooney Invitational Pace....read on

Courtly Choice To The Quillen

September 11, 2019:

Top older pacers will battle in the 13th annual $150,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial on Monday (Sept. 16) at Harrington Raceway, and Canadian Pacing Derby winner Courtly Choice will be among the entrants....read on

Canadian Stakes Winners Return

September 5, 2019:

Courtly Choice and Guardian Angel AS head to Scioto Downs off big wins this past weekend in Ontario and both will see familiar faces when they line up behind the starting gate for their respective stakes events Saturday (Sept. 7) at the central Ohio racetrack....read on

Choices Made, Or Made For Us

September 4, 2019:

James MacDonald had a choice to make with two horses qualified for the final of the 2014 Canadian Pacing Derby. The driver that picked up the horse MacDonald didn't drive went on to win the race in an upset for local connections. It took five years, but those scales finally tipped in his favour....read on

Courtly Choice Upsets In Canadian Pacing Derby

August 31, 2019:

Off two rebounding efforts Courtly Choice swept the field and past race-leader Lather Up to pull a 34-1 shocker in the $525,000 Canadian Pacing Derby final on Saturday, Aug. 31 at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

'Pacing Derby' News Centre

August 31, 2019:

A hometown favourite defeated the heavy betting choice at a big price in the $525,000 Canadian Pacing Derby final on Saturday, Aug. 31, which ushered the three-week long Grand Circuit stint at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Canadian Pacing Derby Field Set

August 20, 2019:

World champion Lather Up and defending champion McWicked headline a group of nine entrants for this year’s $525,000 Canadian Pacing Derby....read on

Four-Year-Old Stars Battle Sunday

June 7, 2019:

Tioga Downs will host the third leg of the Grand Circuit Graduate Series for four-year-olds on Sunday afternoon. Both the pace and trot split into two divisions, each for a purse of $50,000, with some of harness racing's most popular and accomplished performers set to compete....read on

Courtly Choice Back On Course

May 26, 2019:

Trainer Blake MacIntosh was looking for a bit of redemption after Courtly Choice’s poor showing in Flamboro Downs’ Confederation Cup. The sun was shining down on MacIntosh and ‘Courtly’ on Sunday (May 26), as the 2018 Little Brown Jug winner was back on his game....read on


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