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Qualifiers Galore At Gaitway

May 31, 2020:

The North American qualifying bonanza continued on Sunday, May 31, as New Jersey's Gaitway Farm played host to no less than 24 races. Standardbred stars made their presence felt during the session, which featured some of the biggest names in the industry....read on

Age Is Just A Number

October 24, 2019:

In August there were five active Hambletonian winners in training and racing throughout North America and in Europe, probably the first time that has occurred in the 94-year history of the race. It’s an astounding number when you consider the factors involved in just reaching the Hambletonian....read on

Dorsoduro Hanover Upsets In Crown Prep

October 19, 2019:

Dorsoduro Hanover, with Matt Kakaley in the bike, won the $34,000 Preferred for trainer Ron Burke at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday in 1:49.4, topping four others eligible to next week’s Breeders Crown Open Pace....read on

‘Miserable’ Gets Rich In Mr Muscleman

July 21, 2019:

Rich And Miserable remained the hottest four-year-old trotter in training Saturday night, crushing a talented field in the $60,000 Mr Muscleman final at the Meadowlands....read on

Keeping Up With The Joneses

May 17, 2019:

"He said there was a spot opening up in the ownership group and that I was welcomed if I wanted to get in. It was a no-brainer for me. My goodness gracious, you can’t beat those guys. They’re smart. It’s not by accident that Burke and Weaver are so successful, that I can say."...read on

Burke Bags Confederation Cup Elims

May 12, 2019:

Trainer Ron Burke sent the victors of both $20,000 Confederation Cup eliminations on Sunday, May 12 at Flamboro Downs, with Done Well and Dorsoduro Hanover winning their respective splits....read on

Unprecedented Older Pacing Depth

May 3, 2019:

Over the previous 30 years, there were six times when the three richest three-year-old pacers from a season returned to race at age four. Only once since 1995, though, did it occur when all three of those horses were male....read on

Stars To Align Saturday At The 'Big M'

April 30, 2019:

Meadowlands Racetrack will open the 2019 Championship Meet with several champions making appearances in stakes competition on Saturday, May 4....read on

Keystone USHWA Names Award Winners

March 19, 2019:

Stan Bergstein Proximity Award winner Foiled Again has also been named the winner of the Mary Lib Miller Award, the highest honour given by the Keystone Chapter of the U.S. Harness Writers Association, for his unmatched career as racehorse and ambassador....read on

Relive The 2018 Dan Patch Awards

February 24, 2019:

McWicked was named the 2018 Horse of the Year on Sunday (Feb. 24) at the annual U.S. Harness Writers Association’s Dan Patch Awards dinner at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida....read on

Hanover Breaks Earnings Record

January 2, 2019:

Hanover Shoe Farms, the southern Pennsylvania harness racing breeding operation which has led all of North American harness racing in seasonal money won by its graduates since record keeping began in 1949, has just broken its own mark for single-year earnings....read on

Dan Patch-Winning Pacers Named

December 20, 2018:

McWicked and Shartin N, ranked No. 1 and No. 2 respectively in the sport’s year-end poll, were landslide winners for division honours among pacers in Dan Patch Award voting released Thursday (Dec. 20) by the U.S. Harness Writers Association....read on

‘Dorsoduro’s Work Cut Out In Progress

November 27, 2018:

“He’s had a tremendous year, there’s no doubt about that. He’s got the most money made, he’s been knocking on the door the whole year, racing hard the whole year, and he’s always right there. A couple of the other ones were good early and not so good late, or vice versa, but he’s been pretty consistent the whole year.”...read on

Elysium Lindy Lands In Pocono Open

November 11, 2018:

Elysium Lindy took control from the pole early for driver Matt Kakaley, rated the half, then sprinted home to keep pocket-sitting favourite Gruden at bay while winning the $30,000 Open Trot at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Sunday, Nov. 11....read on

Which Pacer Had The Best Year?

November 10, 2018:

Of the 15 richest three-year-old pacers of 2018, which one do you think has had the best year?...read on


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