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Avritt’s Incredible Ride

February 12, 2020:

“It’s incredible, really incredible. I never thought when I started out that I’d reach this point, that’s for sure. I never dreamed at that time I would have something like Precocious Beauty down the road, either as a race filly or a broodmare.”...read on

Harness Racing's Best Rivalries?

February 11, 2020:

"It's good that there's good competition, that there really is those two mares just fighting it out and I think it's good for the sport, frankly."...read on

2019 O'Brien Winners Announced

February 1, 2020:

On Saturday, February 1, Standardbred Canada announced the winners for the 2019 O’Brien Award at the 31st edition of the annual O’Brien Awards Black Tie Gala held at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale hotel in Mississauga, Ont....read on

Takter Poised For Big Weekend

January 31, 2020:

Five years after winning the Canada's Horse of the Year title with two-year-old pacing filly JK Shesalady trainer Nancy Takter once again has a two-year-old Horse of the Year contender, this time one in the form of a Tall Dark Stranger....read on

No Longer 'Strangers' To Success

January 30, 2020:

"When I saw the colt for the very first time at the yearling sale in Lexington, I had turned to Buck and asked, ‘Is there such a thing as a horse being too perfect?’"...read on

Who Wins Canada's Horse Of The Year?

January 24, 2020:

Which horse do you think will win the Somebeachsomewhere Horse of the Year Award at the 2019 O'Brien Awards?....read on

Dan Patch Champions Announced

January 3, 2020:

The 2019 Dan Patch Award divisional racehorse winners were announced on Friday evening (Jan. 3) live during the Meadowlands Racetrack's broadcast....read on

2019 O'Briens Finalists Announced

December 18, 2019:

The ballots have been tabulated and on Wednesday, December 18, Standardbred Canada announced the finalists for the 2019 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s best in harness racing over the past season....read on

Johansson On ‘Crown’ Wins, Mohawk

November 4, 2019:

She isn’t Canadian, and might not know every word to ‘O Canada,’ but that doesn’t stop trainer Nancy Johansson from singing the praises of the ‘Great White North.’...read on

Tall Dark Stranger Placed First

October 25, 2019:

The Breeders Crown Finals are always highly-electric events, and the 2019 $786,000 ($600,000 USD) Breeders Crown Final for two-year-old colt & gelding pacers was no exception in more ways than one....read on

Friday's Breeders Crown Finals Complete

October 25, 2019:

The eyes of the harness racing world will be fixated on Campbellville, Ont.'s Woodbine Mohawk Park for the next two nights as Canada's most prominent racetrack plays host to the $6 million Breeders Crown finals....read on

You Could See Her Win A Crown

October 23, 2019:

After watching her father become the most successful trainer in Breeders Crown history, Nancy Johansson will make her own name in harness racing's championship series with a serious roster of top-notch talent set to compete this weekend at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Trainers On Two-Year-Old Colt Pace

October 23, 2019:

Capt Midnight’s trainer Tony Alagna and Catch The Fire’s owner Charles Taylor were both happy their horses got byes into Friday’s Breeders Crown final for two-year-old male pacers, but it was Alagna who kept smiling after Tuesday’s draw came out....read on

Stars Shine At The Red Mile

October 5, 2019:

A stakes-packed card of harness racing on Saturday (Oct. 5) at The Red Mile featured established superstars and perfect freshmen in a number of lucrative events, with jaw-dropping speed and world record performances taking place over the Lexington oval....read on

'Major' Speed Saturday In Lexington

October 5, 2019:

After one of his horses posted a double-digit upset on Friday and posted the fastest divisional time of the day, trainer Mark Harder sent out another speedy stakes winner while two unblemished freshmen -- Tall Dark Stranger and Elver Hanover -- stayed perfect during Saturday's Grand Circuit card at The Red Mile....read on


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