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Harness Racing Returns To Saskatchewan

March 15, 2021:

Although the announcement of the Canadian Premier Soccer League's planned expansion into Saskatchewan brought with it the end of Thoroughbred racing at Saskatoon's Marquis Downs, the news of harness racing's return to the province for the first time in eight years is cause for welcome optimism among Standardbred horsepeople throughout the prairie region....read on

Plans For New Track In Manitoba

February 19, 2021:

A Winnipeg developer has plans in the works to put the Standardbred sport on the map in Manitoba's largest city within the next year — and there's nothing standard about his approach or his vision....read on

Williams Sweeps Miami Stakes

September 13, 2020:

Trainer Trevor Williams sent the winners in the closing day feature stakes at the Miami Fair on Saturday (Sept. 12)....read on

Follow Your Nose First In Futurity

September 6, 2020:

Powering to the front in the final turn, Follow Your Nose strode to victory as the 1-9 favourite in the $19,380 Futurity Final at the Miami Fair on Saturday (Sept. 5) as part of a training hat trick for Trevor Williams....read on

Tito Santanna Tops Miami Open

August 30, 2020:

Trevor Williams trainee Tito Santanna sped around the Miami Fair track to a 1:58.2 victory as the 7-5 favourite in the $2,450 Open Pace on Saturday (Aug. 29), giving Williams his third of three victories on the nine-race card....read on

Williams Sweeps Miami Features

August 23, 2020:

Trainer Trevor Williams -- scoring three wins on the day -- took the pair of featured events on the nine-race card at the Miami Fair Saturday (Aug. 22)....read on

Manitoba Alters 2020 Schedule

April 23, 2020:

Officials with Manitoba Standardbred Racing Industry Inc. have announced that the organization is still planning on presenting live harness racing in the province in 2020, albeit with an altered plan due to the COVID-19 pandemic....read on

Optimism In Manitoba

March 9, 2020:

“We are starting to hear a lot of buzz around harness racing again – both in the City of Winnipeg and in the rural markets. If we can expose some people to our sport that have never seen it or been involved, then we can continue to create that excitement and atmosphere that we are gunning for.”...read on

Manitoba To Fete Its Best Of 2019

January 30, 2020:

The top performers of the 2019 season in the Manitoba harness racing industry are set to be feted next month, as finalist for awards were recently unveiled....read on

Saskabush Steve Delivers In Futurity

September 1, 2019:

Trainer-driver Don Howlett refused to relinquish the lead with Saskabush Steve, keeping a head in front at the finish to take the $18,477 Futurity Final on Sunday, Sept. 1 at Miami....read on

"We Have A Lot To Look Forward To"

December 17, 2018:

It was announced earlier this month that horseman Trevor Williams has been voted in as the new president of the Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit. Williams, who is a bank manager by trade, has said that the provincial industry has “a lot to look forward to.”...read on

Leadership Shift In Manitoba

December 4, 2018:

The Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit held its annual general meeting this past Saturday in Killarney, where Trevor Williams was voted in as the organization’s new president, taking over from previous president Darryl Mason....read on

Manitoba Honours Province’s Best

November 19, 2018:

The Manitoba Standardbred industry took some time this past Saturday night (Nov. 17) to honour some of its top horses and horsepeople for their 2018 campaigns of racing....read on

Rey And Grundy Sweep Stakes In Miami

July 31, 2018:

Trainer Arthur Rey and driver Tyler Grundy had quite the Sunday this past weekend at the Miami Fair in Manitoba, as the duo clicked for victories in both the $4,679 Golden Boy Stakes and the $4,724 Silk Lace Stakes....read on

Manitoba Season Kicks Off

July 9, 2018:

Manitoba’s 2018 season of live racing officially kicked off on Sunday (July 8), as a nine-race program was contested at the Holland Fair....read on


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