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Mohawk To Host Year-Round Racing

June 13, 2017:

On Tuesday, June 13, at the post position draw for the 34th edition of the Pepsi North America Cup, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced an investment of over $10 million for Mohawk Racetrack. The venture is intended to upgrade the facility so to be exclusively dedicated to Standardbred horse racing and capable of offering the sport year round....read on

'Big M' Stakes To Honour Dr. Steele

May 1, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack is pleased to announce that the stakes event for older trotting mares formerly known as the Fresh Yankee shall be titled to memorialize longtime Grand Circuit ‘veterinarian to the stars’ Dr. John R Steele beginning with the 2017 edition of the race....read on

US Pacing Championship Renamed

April 25, 2017:

The US Pacing Championship, long one of the signature events on Hambletonian Day, will be renamed the Sam McKee Memorial beginning this August in honour of the track’s Hall of Fame announcer and broadcaster who passed away March 8 at the age of 54....read on

Rebranding Racing Out Of A Track Name

April 28, 2016:

It has been reported that a harness racetrack that has been going to through a well-publicized rebranding has unveiled its new name, and that name has no mention of horses or horse racing in it....read on

Saratoga Rebranding Underway

April 6, 2016:

Officials with Saratoga Casino and Raceway have said that a major rebranding is being planned for the facility this summer and that the name of the harness facility could change, as well....read on

Race Named For Mack Lobell

March 31, 2016:

The Meadowlands is pleased to announce that the inaugural edition of the track’s newest stake will be titled 'The Mack Lobell Elitlopp Playoff' celebrating the memory of that great trotter....read on

Elements Casino Opens Thursday

December 16, 2015:

The letters 'e' in Elements Casino could very well stand for enthusiasm, eagerness and excitement judging by the expression on the face of General Manager Michael Kim....read on

Kawartha Rebranding Announced

December 7, 2015:

On Monday, December 7, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation announced on behalf of the Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership that new branding ‘Shorelines Casinos’ will be used for the gaming property at Kawartha Downs....read on

Hawthorne Racing Secretary Named

November 24, 2015:

Hawthorne Race Course President Tim Carey has named Pete Hanley as racing secretary for the upcoming Suburban Downs at Hawthorne harness meet....read on

Yonkers International Trot 2016 Details

November 17, 2015:

Yonkers Raceway has announced the 2016 Yonkers International Trot has been scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday, October 15....read on

Dover Downs Renames Progress Pace

October 8, 2015:

Officials with Dover Downs have announced that track’s signature race, the Progress Pace, has a new name: the Hap Hansen Pace....read on

Merrie Annabelle Renamed Jim Doherty

July 3, 2015:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that beginning with the 2015 edition, the Merrie Annabelle for two-year-old trotting fillies will be re-titled the ‘Jim Doherty Memorial’ recognizing the legacy of the Hall of Fame horseman....read on

Fraser Downs Becomes Elements

June 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation announced the launch of Elements Casino, set to open this winter. Elements Casino will replace the existing Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino. What does this mean for harness racing in British Columbia?...read on

Trotting Centre Deal Closes

June 8, 2015:

Stathis Enterprises Unicorn Trust of New York City, NY has announced that it closed on the purchase of the South Florida Trotting Center late in May....read on

Pocono Officially Announces New Name

March 19, 2015:

The location is still Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania but the track that many consider to be the fastest five-eighths mile oval in North America has officially unveiled a new name....read on


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