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Day Lobbying For Running Aces Slots

January 11, 2012:

It was announced in early October of last year that former Minnesota Senator Dick Day was walking away from 'Racino Now,' a mainly thoroughbred pro-racino lobbying effort in the state. Now, Day is back in the picture, but now solely behind slots for the Running Aces Harness Park...read on

Pena Files Lawsuit Over 'Big M' Barring

January 6, 2012:

According to a report, the Meadowlands Racetrack's 2011 leading trainer, Lou Pena, has filed suit against the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and Jeff Gural after the track opted to bar the conditioner from entering his horses at the famed East Rutherford, NJ oval...read on

No Recipient For Cam Fella Award

January 5, 2012:

Standardbred Canada today announced there will not be a 2011 recipient for the Cam Fella Award...read on

Finalists Announced For 2011 Media Excellence Awards

January 4, 2012:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2011 Media Excellence Awards. The Media Excellence Awards program is aimed at honouring those who have, through one piece of exceptional work, covered Canadian harness racing in a manner that is extraordinary and of broad national appeal...read on

Two Shots At Lifetime Dream

January 3, 2012:

As Woodbine Racetrack’s winter stakes get underway, trainers are hoping to start the 2012 racing season off on the right hoof...read on

Weaver Loves Canadian Harness Racing

January 3, 2012:

Standardbred Canada would like to congratulate Sydney Weaver of Acton, Ont., the winner of the 'I Love Canadian Harness Racing' Fan Club’s VIP O’Brien Awards package...read on

2011 O’Brien Award Finalists Announced

December 21, 2011:

On Wednesday, December 21, Standardbred Canada announced the finalists for the 2011 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s best in harness racing over the past season...read on

Bailey's Attorney: "We're Totally Out"

December 12, 2011:

The landscape continues to change in regard to the future of Monmouth Park --- and, therefore, that of the Meadowlands Racetrack --- due to the lack of deal to transfer control of Monmouth from the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to real-estate executive Morris Bailey...read on

NJ Racetrack Slots Bills Submitted

December 7, 2011:

Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced two pieces of legislation which would allow New Jersey racetracks to include slot machines as part of their operation...read on

Onondaga Legislature Behind Wilmot

December 7, 2011:

On Tuesday, December 6, the Onondaga County Legislature in New York State voted 11-8 in favour of a non-binding approval for prospective racino developer Paul Wilmot to seek the state's eighth and final harness racing licence...read on

Simulcasting Legislation Introduced In NJ

December 7, 2011:

Looking to increase the benefits and excitement of horse racing to a greater audience, Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced legislation which would permit the lessee of the Meadowlands Racetrack to operate a simulcasting facility at the American Dream Meadowlands retail and entertainment complex, formerly known as Xanadu...read on

Scarborough Downs Gets 2012 Dates

November 30, 2011:

It has been reported that Scarborough Downs has narrowly avoided a race-date cut for its 2012 season of live racing. "I agonize over making this recommendation," Maine Harness Racing Commission Executive Director Henry Jackson has been quoted as saying. "But every year I sit at this table and outline to the commission my concerns about a depleting horse supply."...read on

Lease For Big M Takeover Imminent?

November 30, 2011:

Prospective Meadowlands Racetrack operator Jeff Gural has gone on the record as saying that he hopes to sign a lease this coming Monday (December 5) to take over operating control of the East Rutherford, New Jersey raceway...read on

Examining Sweden's Trotting Passion

November 25, 2011:

"I think the key thing with its popularity is that people love to bet, and with trotting, more than other forms of racing, or the lottery, you actually have quite a good chance of winning.”...read on

Trio Charged In Down Under Probe

November 24, 2011:

The New South Wales Police Force has announced that three individuals have been charged in relation to the ongoing investigation into corruption in the harness racing industry down under...read on


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