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Hopping In The Bike At 77

June 2, 2011:

At 77 years young, Keith Willey is the elder statesman in the TVG Get Away Amateur Driver Series, which will be decided over the next three Saturdays at Cal-Expo....read on

Random Drug Testing Ushered In

May 30, 2011:

It was determined on Thursday, May 26 during the California Horse Racing Board's monthly meeting that random drug testing of jockeys, apprentice jockeys, and drivers will be instituted....read on

Update On MacDonald; Accident At Mohawk

May 26, 2011:

On Thursday, May 26 at Mohawk Racetrack, a two-horse accident occurred during the tenth race, and a result two drivers were unseated and sent to hospital...read on

Coville Cup Driver Noms Sought

May 26, 2011:

The National Capital Regional Harness Horse Association is now accepting nominations for drivers for this year's Coville Cup tournament, which is scheduled for...read on

Letter From The Meadowlands Driving Colony

May 24, 2011:

On Tuesday, May 24 via the Meadowlands Racetrack's publicity department, the Meadowlands driving colony issued an open letter which conveyed its support for the 'Mecca of Harness Racing' and the efforts which have...read on

Sounding Off On Race-Day Medications, 'Super Trainers'

May 9, 2011:

It is very rare to read about a driver or jockey broaching the topic of race-day medications and 'super trainers,' but a Hall of Fame horseman has now let his feelings be known...read on

Henry: MacDonald "Best In NA, By Far"

April 1, 2011:

Driver Trevor Henry, who will be representing the province of Ontario in the upcoming National Driving Championship, has let the racing world know he thinks the...read on

SOA Of New York: Yonkers Raceway Handle On The Rise; Boasts Top Driving Colony

March 28, 2011:

In a release issued today, the Standardbred Owners Association of New York announced that Yonkers Raceway's handle went over $1 million this past Saturday night for the first time since New York City Off Track Betting abruptly closed last December. The release also stated that...read on

Should Interests Of Bettors Or Connections Be Paramount In A Race?

January 4, 2011:

It is an issue which seems to position people squarely on one side or the other. When a driver or jockey heads out onto the track with his/her mount, should he/she be acting in the interest of the horse's connections or the...read on

Oosting, Willis Take 2010 Balmoral Titles

December 30, 2010:

A pair of Balmoral Park veterans took home the driving and training titles for the 2010 season at the Crete, Illinois oval. Mike Oosting posted an unprecedented sixth straight driving title, while conditioner Nelson Willis grabbed his...read on

McNair Makes History Again

December 14, 2010:

At the age of 20 years old, driver Doug McNair is quickly filling up his harness racing resume with wins and records. After becoming the youngest driver to record a $1 million season two years ago, the resident of Guelph, Ont. made history again on Tuesday, December 14 at Western Fair Raceway as he became the youngest driver to reach the 1,000-win mark...read on

Batavia Releases Final Standings

December 6, 2010:

Batavia Downs has released the final driver and trainer standings of its recently-concluded live racing meet...read on

Batavia Top Performers Announced

December 2, 2010:

Dominance at the highest level is the mark of a true winner, and that is why the upstate New York chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association, in association with Batavia Downs, is proud to announce the best driver, trainer and horses for the 2010 Batavia Downs meet...read on

Ever Wanted To Dunk A Driver?

July 8, 2010:

On Saturday night Kawartha Downs will once again host Think Pink Night at the Races with Harness the Hope, in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation...read on

Waples, Baillargeon Take Meet Titles

May 18, 2010:

Randy Waples took over the lead in the Woodbine Racetrack driver standings in early February and never looked back to take the coveted title at the conclusion of...read on


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