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Doug King Passes

May 6, 2016:

It has been announced with great sadness that Douglas Wayne King of Saskatoon has passed suddenly....read on

Yorkton Will Race In 2013

March 23, 2013:

The Board of Directors of the Yorkton Exhibition Association has approved a 12-day racing meet for 2013, giving Saskatchewan's harness racing community its only confirmed live racing dates for this year....read on

Can West Meadows Be Saved?

March 6, 2013:

"Everybody in the industry that we've talked to here understands that it just doesn't seem right that commissions and revenues from horse racing wagers that take place in Regina wouldn't go towards supporting the live racing track in Regina."...read on

SLGA Comments On HMA Decision

March 3, 2013:

Following the announcement last week that the Saskatchewan Liquor & Gaming Authority (SLGA) has denied West Meadows Raceway's request for Home Market Area status in Regina threatening the track's future operations, a spokesperson for the crown corporation has commented on the decision....read on

West Meadows To Close?

February 26, 2013:

The Minister responsible for horse racing in Saskatchewan, the Honourable Donna Harpauer, advised the West Meadows Raceway board of directors today that all revenues generated from horse racing in the form of teletheatres and telephone account betting in the province would be allotted to Prairieland Park in Saskatoon....read on

Yorkton, West Meadows Race Date News

January 29, 2013:

Saskatchewan harness tracks have received some good news from the Saskatchewan Liquor & Gaming Authority and they are now half way to finalizing race dates for 2013....read on

Saskatchewan To Drop Pari-Mutuel Tax

October 10, 2012:

On Wednesday, October 10, the Province of Saskatchewan announced that, effective March 31, 2013, it will no longer be taking the 10 per cent tax it currently collects on horse-racing wagers....read on

SSHA Wants Fair Share

May 2, 2012:

Following the March announcement that the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) will end annual grants to fund the provincial horse racing industry in 2013, the Saskatchewan Standardbred Horsemen's Association (SSHA) is hoping it can work out a deal to receive a cut from simulcast wagering profits...read on

Fallout From SK Cuts To Racing

April 10, 2012:

Segments of Saskatchewan's horse-racing industry have made their voices heard in the past few days, as mainstream media articles regarding provincial austerity measures have come out in the press. "It was actually really something," West Meadows Raceway President Jane Grainger has been quoted as saying. "With the budget we had received a letter on how good we had done, a pat on the back."...read on

Killean Cut Kid Doubles Up

October 17, 2010:

Killean Cut Kid was a repeat winner in Marquis Downs' $1,900 Open Pace on Saturday night, completing horseman Kelly Hoerdt's training triple...read on

River Lass Wins Marquis Mares Open

October 15, 2010:

Making her first Saskatchewan start, Alberta invader River Lass capped off a productive Friday night for trainer-driver Kelly Hoerdt with a victory in the featured $1,900 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Marquis Down...read on

Dunbar On Saskatchewan Purse Split

October 12, 2010:

Standardbred Canada Active Director Carole Dunbar has gone on the record regarding the way provincially-funded purse money is currently being split between the standardbred and thoroughbred industry in the province of...read on

Pacer Euthanized After Marquis Downs Spill

October 11, 2010:

Trot Insider has learned that an accident in the tenth race at Marquis Downs on Friday claimed the life of pacer Camstellation...read on

Killean Cut Kid Wires Marquis Open

October 10, 2010:

Killean Cut Kid went all the way, turning back a challenge from Oakridge Rambler, to win the $1,700 Open Pace on Saturday night at Marquis Downs...read on

Hoerdt Sweeps Prairie Lily Pace Divisions

October 2, 2010:

Trainer-driver Kelly Hoerdt captured both divisions of the Prairie Lily Pace for aged mares, sponsored by Standardbred Canada and the SSBOA, with new track record holder Multiflora Hanover and Stabilo on Saturday night at Marquis Downs...read on


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