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Two Drivers Hit $100M Milestone

September 25, 2018:

Veteran Woodbine Entertainment circuit reinsman Mike Saftic recorded quite the career milestone on Monday evening (Sept. 24), as he reached the $100 million plateau in career purse earnings. Saftic’s achievement comes on the heels of an identical driving accomplishment that was lost in the shuffle to a degree this past weekend....read on

Saftic Surpasses $100 Million

September 25, 2018:

Driver Mike Saftic joined elite company by surpassing $100 million in career earnings on Monday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Saftic Looking Forward To Showdown

July 17, 2017:

For those that steer harness horses, it doesn’t take much to get the competitive juices flowing. That being said, when teams of drivers are assembled for a showdown, and phrases like the ‘best of the best’ are thrown around in the branding, you know it’s going to be a tilt....read on

Ontario Drivers Await Battle

July 6, 2017:

Trot Insider has learned that horsemen Carl Jamieson, Paul MacDonell, Mike Saftic and Rick Zeron will be leaving the cozy confines of Ontario to partake in a driving competition against some of the best reinsmen that another region has to offer....read on

New COSA Directors Elected

April 27, 2017:

On Wednesday, April 26, the Central Ontario Standardbred Association’s auditing firm, KPMG, presented the 2017 election results at a meeting of the COSA Board of Directors....read on

Saftic To Be Honoured In Sudbury

April 15, 2016:

He’s won over 5,100 races and steered his mounts to more than $96 million in purse earnings. Mike Saftic’s driving peers have long had respect for the man in blue, white and red, and now Saftic’s hometown is officially giving him some love, as well....read on

Commission Rules On Appeals

December 18, 2015:

On Friday, December 18, the Ontario Racing Commission released its rulings in regard to four appeals from various horsemen....read on

Saftic Celebrates 5,000th Win

October 20, 2014:

On Monday evening at Woodbine Racetrack, Mike Saftic recorded his 5,000th career driving victory behind trotter Magic Shelley....read on

Saftic On Milestone, Future

October 1, 2014:

“I’m not looking to call it off any time soon, but I know I’m on the back nine, that’s for sure. The young kids are coming, but I plan to keep trucking for a few more years, hopefully.”...read on

ORC Rules On Four Appeals

May 17, 2013:

On Friday, May 17, the Ontario Racing Commission released its rulings in regard to separate appeals from the Northern Horsemen's Association and ORC licensees Jody Jamieson, Mike Saftic and Paul Henry....read on

WEG Horsemen Deliver Once Again

December 19, 2012:

'Generosity personified' best describes the drivers and trainers on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit, as they unite again this year in support of the Halton Police's Toys for Tots campaign to benefit the Salvation Army....read on

Saftic Scores Three Grassroots Trophies

September 2, 2012:

Mike Saftic and Bob McIntosh teamed up to put two freshman pacing fillies in winner’s circle during Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots action at Hiawatha Horse Park on Saturday evening....read on

OHHA Contemplating Class-Action Lawsuit

July 5, 2012:

Ontario Harness Horse Association General Manager Brian Tropea has gone on the record as saying that OHHA lawyers have looked into and are considering a class-action lawsuit in relation to the Ontario Liberal Government pulling out of the slots-at-racetracks agreement....read on

A Winning Combo Supports Toys For Tots

December 13, 2011:

Drivers and trainers on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit are filling Santa’s sleigh one win at a time in support of the Halton Police's Toys for Tots campaign to benefit the Salvation Army...read on

Another Autumn Upset Winner For Saftic

December 3, 2011:

Thirteen three-year-old pacing colts and geldings contested a pair of $25,000 Autumn Stakes eliminations Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack with Road Untraveled and Modern Legend finding the winner’s circle...read on


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