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WDC Champs Join Broadcast Team

September 14, 2018:

They might be world-class drivers but they won’t be taking part in the racing action at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday, September 26. Instead, they’ll be on track in a different capacity, analyzing all of the action in the eight National Driving Championship (NDC) races on Grand River’s Simulcast Show....read on

Fourth Sires Stakes Win For Royale Elite

September 12, 2018:

The Hudson Standardbred Stable's Royale Elite ($5.80) parlayed a pocket trip into a fourth Ontario Sires Stakes win this season, as he captured his $18,450 Grassroots event for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings on Wednesday night (Sept. 12) at Grand River Raceway....read on

Top Drivers To 3R Sunday

September 8, 2018:

Three world driving champions plus Canada's leading dash and money-winning driver of 2018 are set to invade Hippodrome 3R this Sunday (September 9) as the track hosts its richest program of harness racing for the season....read on

Neon Moon Abuzz At Flamboro

September 4, 2018:

After daughters of Shadow Play captured the first two Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots events for three-year-old pacing fillies on Tuesday (Sept. 4) at Flamboro Downs, the Jack Darling Stables' Neon Moon ($4.40) stole the show with an electrifying 1:54.1 mile in the final division....read on

MacDonald Vs. BizNasty In 'Challenge Accepted'

September 4, 2018:

In Challenge Accepted, athletes from the horse racing industry look to showcase their athleticism against professionals from other major sporting arenas. Up next is driver James MacDonald who accepts the challenge of professional hockey player Paul Bissonnette....read on

McNair Mastery On Display

August 5, 2018:

Doug McNair was the star of Sunday afternoon's (Aug. 5) meeting at Clinton Raceway, winning six of the day's 11 races. Among his wins were a pair of Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots splits for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings, teaming up with both Pokerface Bluechip ($9.80) and Montys Play ($2.10), and he finished second in the other two....read on

Steacy, MacDonald Double In OSS

July 17, 2018:

Trainer Mark Steacy and driver James MacDonald collected two wins in the three divisions of Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Grassroots action for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Georgian Downs on Tuesday, July 17....read on

Century Hosts Third Pacing For Charity

May 27, 2018:

Century Downs hosted the third annual Pacing for Charity program Sunday, May 27, featuring world-champion James MacDonald, two-time world-driving champion Jody Jamieson and 2017 O'Brien Award Winner Doug McNair competing to raise money for their causes....read on

Pacing For Charity Card Set

May 25, 2018:

Back by popular demand is Pacing For Charity. Now in its third year, the popular fundraising event, created by the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association, will take place on Sunday, May 27 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Pacing For Charity Details Announced

April 29, 2018:

Now in its third year, the popular Pacing for Charity fundraising event created by the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association will take place on Sunday, May 27 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Ready Player One?

April 4, 2018:

Have you ever wondered if playing video games is tougher than piloting a race-ready Standardbred? If you haven’t, James MacDonald, Canada’s reigning world driving champion, has done his best to try to find the answer for you....read on

Somebeachsomewhere, MacDonald To Be Recognized At O'Brien Awards

January 25, 2018:

In addition to honouring Canada’s National Harness Racing Champions, Media Excellence winners and Outstanding Grooms there will be some additional accolades included on the evening’s program at the O’Brien Awards Black Tie Gala on Saturday, February 3....read on

MacDonald To Mingle With Greats

January 11, 2018:

It has been announced that the 2017 World Driving Champion James MacDonald will soon be rubbing shoulders with some of the best hockey players that Canada has produced....read on

MacDonald Wins In Australia

December 8, 2017:

With the eyes of the harness racing world on him this past summer, Canada's James MacDonald rose to the occasion and captured the 2017 World Driving Championship on home soil. On Friday (December 8), MacDonald made his mark on Australian harness racing with a win in a driving competition downunder....read on

International Drivers Series Finals Set

December 5, 2017:

This year's World Driving Champion James MacDonald from Canada and American Marcus Miller have both fared better in the ballot for horses in the two heats of the Sky Racing/Slater Gartrell International Drivers Series, which will conclude Friday night at Gloucester Park....read on


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