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Bob Loblaw Delivers For New Owners

October 25, 2021:

The connections of Bob Loblaw weren't all in the winner's circle for his Ontario Sires Stakes Super Final win last Saturday (Oct. 16) at Woodbine Mohawk Park, but they were watching and loudly cheering all the same....read on

Registration For Equine First Aid Now Open

October 25, 2021:

Registration is now open for Equine Guelph’s online short course on “Equine First Aid” that runs from November 8 – 15....read on

2021 Breeders Crown Elims Complete

October 22, 2021:

The fields are set for the 2021 Breeders Crown Finals after the second card of eliminations was conducted on Saturday (Oct. 23) at The Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Gingras Set For Big Day In Massachusetts

October 25, 2021:

The Massachusetts Sire Stakes will be back at Plainridge Park today (Monday, Oct. 25) to close out their 2021 season with the $800,000 finals, and when they go to post, Yannick Gingras is in position to have a big day driving in his first finals there....read on

Puddy Lands Grand Slam At Rideau

October 25, 2021:

Conditioner Victor Puddy sent four winners to the track at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday (Oct. 24), including the victor of the $9,200 Preferred Handicap Trot....read on

Thomas P Two Completes Autumn Sweep

October 24, 2021:

Odds-on favourite Thomas P Two, having won in both preliminaries, took command early and put away his competition to post a 1:58 victory in winning the $23,200 Autumn Series Final at Flamboro Downs on Sunday (Oct. 24)....read on

Glimpseofgoodness Grabs Century Feature

October 24, 2021:

Trainer-driver Nate Sobey sent Glimpseofgoodness for the front and held control with every step to take the $8,100 featured pace at Century Downs on Sunday (Oct. 24)....read on

Big Teddy Wins Lakeshore Cup

October 24, 2021:

Sophomore pacer Big Teddy defeated older foes in the $8,500 Lakeshore Cup, leading all the way for driver Tyler Borth....read on

Huge Upsets At Hippodrome 3R

October 24, 2021:

Free Proof and driver Jessica Turenne scored the biggest upset of the year at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 24), closing from eighth-place in the backstretch and winning by a neck at odds of 56-1....read on

Bettim Again Defeats MacKenzie Favourites

October 24, 2021:

Bettim Again shot through the passing lane to defeat his top Glamour Boy rivals in the Carl & Marg MacKenzie Memorial Stakes for three-year-old pacers featured on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 24) at Truro Raceway....read on

Inverness Reschedules Sunday Card

October 24, 2021:

Inverness Raceway has rescheduled its Sunday afternoon (Oct. 24) harness racing card....read on

Paul Rogerson Passes

October 24, 2021:

Former trainer and driver Paul St. Clair Rogerson of Truro, N.S. passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 16 in Wynn Park Villa, Truro at the age of 78....read on

McDougall A Man Of Many Talents

October 24, 2021:

The Alberta harness racing scene is the subject of a country music song and video that has been attracting attention and accolades outside of the industry at a variety of film festivals....read on

ID Technician To P.E.I. On Monday

October 24, 2021:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be making his final visit of the year to P.E.I. on Monday, Oct. 25 to microchip horses....read on

Hennessey Wins 10 On Pompano Opener

October 25, 2021:

Pompano Park opened its 100-night championship meeting on Sunday (Oct. 24) with the Sunshine State Stakes highlighting a 15-race program — including four non-betting events — and a pair of Open events for pacers....read on

Southwind Ozzi To Stud

October 24, 2021:

Walnridge Farm has announced that the 2019 Little Brown Jug Winner, Southwind Ozzi will be their newest stallion in 2022....read on

Surreal Syrah Tops Plainridge Distaffers

October 24, 2021:

Following live cover on the back half, Surreal Syrah captured her fourth win of the year in Plainridge Park's $17,500 featured mares pace on Sunday, Oct. 24....read on

Mayhem Hanover Wins OSAS Pace

October 23, 2021:

It was a feel-good night all around for Mayhem Hanover, who captured the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society's (OSAS) 25th Anniversary Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday (Oct. 23)....read on

Mc Pat On Top In Charlottetown Feature

October 23, 2021:

Gilles Barrieau trainee Mc Pat found his way back to the winner's circle at Charlottetown Driving Park on Saturday (Oct. 23) in winning the featured $3,200 Preferred Pace....read on

EPR Concludes 2021 Season

October 23, 2021:

The 2021 season of harness racing of Exhibtion Park Raceway concluded on Saturday (Oct. 23) with some of Eastern Canada's top rookies in action in the Milton Downey Memorial....read on

Governor's Cup Series Kicks Off

October 23, 2021:

Pacing veterans Intended Royalty and Southwind Ricardo boast 103 victories between them, and by the looks of Saturday's opening leg of the Governor's Cup Series at Northside Downs they'll be adding to those totals by the time the series has concluded....read on

Robin Twaddle Passes

October 23, 2021:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Robin Maureen Twaddle passed away peacefully after a brief illness on October 15, 2021, at the age of 65....read on

SC Rewind: From The Scrapbook

October 23, 2021:

This week's Rewind is another version of Picture Parade. I am going to call this one "From The Scrapbook" as it is a medley of older photos, mainly from the late 70's and early 80's and includes a wide variety of subjects and locations....read on

Gold Digger King Triumphs In Open

October 24, 2021:

Gold Digger King, reunited with current Hollywood Dayton dash leader Tyler Smith, returned to the winner's circle with an eye-popping gate-to-wire 1:50.1 win in the $24,000 Open I Handicap Pace on Saturday (Oct. 23)....read on

Jones Wins Lady Drivers Showdown

October 24, 2021:

Pink invaded MGM Northfield Park on Saturday night (Oct. 23) as ladies from all over the Midwest invaded the Flying Turns to compete in the $10,000 Lady Drivers Showdown....read on

'Discus' Dashes To Vernon Victory

October 23, 2021:

Discus Hanover and driver Leon Bailey captured the $8,500 Open Trot at Vernon Downs on Saturday (Oct. 23)....read on

Benjis Best Was Best At Pocono

October 23, 2021:

Despite the mercury not rising much above 50 degrees all Saturday afternoon (Oct. 23) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, the Roll With Joe gelding Benjis Best paced a 1:49.4 mile in the faster division of the $18,000 handicap pace for top-level claimers....read on

Flurry Of Features At Batavia

October 23, 2021:

It was "open" season for pacers at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Oct. 23) as four divisions of top-class sidewheelers went postward with an Open I, two Open II’s and an Open III pace going for a total of $48,950 in purses....read on

Wickedly Innocent Wins NJSS-SDF Final

October 23, 2021:

Jack Pelling won the biggest race of his driving career so far on Saturday (Oct. 23) when he guided Wickedly Innocent to a 6-1 upset win in the New Jersey Sire Stakes- Standardbred Development Fund Final (NJSS-SDF) for two-year-old pacing fillies at Freehold Raceway....read on

Bourbon Courage Tops Hoosier Sale

October 23, 2021:

Selling in the first of the two sessions, Bourbon Courage brought the highest bid of the Hoosier Classic Sale while becoming the highest-priced Indiana-sired yearling in history on Friday (Oct. 22)....read on

Post 10 No Problem For Itstimetogohome

October 23, 2021:

Despite starting from one of the post positions that yields the least amount of winners in trotting races at Woodbine Mohawk Park, Itstimetogohome overcame his unfavourable starting spot to win the Friday night (Oct. 22) feature, a $20,000 conditioned trot....read on

'Herbie' Sizzling Hot At The Raceway

October 23, 2021:

Sizzlen Hot Herbie ($12.40) and Sorprese ($7.60) starred in a pair of $10,000 Preferred 3 Trots co-featured on an eventful Harness the Hope night Friday at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

MacDonald Riding High To Breeders Crown

October 22, 2021:

James MacDonald admits past trips to drive in major stakes races at The Meadowlands in New Jersey have been daunting. But this weekend, Canada’s leading driver has many reasons to be confident about his four drives in Breeders Crown eliminations....read on

Bugsy Maguire Seeks Red Shores Repeat

October 22, 2021:

There was no stopping Bugsy Maguire last time out at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway and the pacer will look for more of the same with a different driver Monday (Oct. 25)....read on

Forbidden Trade, 'Allywag' Tighten

October 22, 2021:

Two of the top contenders for next weekend's Breeders Crown Open events logged final prep miles for those lucrative stakes titles during qualifying action on Friday (Oct. 22) at The Meadowlands....read on

Mohawk's Friday Qualifiers Complete

October 22, 2021:

The Friday (Oct. 22) session of qualifiers at Woodbine Mohawk Park featured six dashes contested under sunny skies but chilly temperatures....read on

Lougazi Back In Batavia Winner's Circle

October 23, 2021:

Top trotter Lougazi ($6) has been camera shy of late, not winning since September 17. But he smiled pretty for his picture on Friday night (Oct. 22) after capturing the $13,500 Open I Handicap Trot at Batavia Downs....read on

Converted Claimer Wins Meadows Open

October 23, 2021:

A claimer only four starts back, Puzzling showed that he belongs among the elite by turning back the late bid of Torrin Hanover and capturing Friday’s $16,000 Open Handicap Pace at Hollywood Casino at The Meadows....read on

Simpson Stakes Contested At Philly

October 22, 2021:

There was $201,200 worth of John Simpson Sr. stakes series action for sophomore colts on Friday afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia – the Albatross stake for pacers and the Ayres stake for trotters....read on

Golden Kronos Cruises At Plainridge

October 22, 2021:

After hitting the board in three consecutive starts at Plainridge Park, Golden Kronos swelled up and ran away with the $25,000 Winners-Over Handicap trot at The Ridge on Friday afternoon (Oct. 22)....read on

Hanney Wins In Return From Accident

October 22, 2021:

After almost a year on the sidelines, 'Irish' Joe Hanney celebrated his 39th birthday in grand fashion at Freehold Raceway on Friday (October 22). He won the first race of his comeback, guiding Angels Pride to victory....read on

Ducharme Talks MASS Finals Starters

October 22, 2021:

The $2.24 million Massachusetts Sire Stakes wrap up their 2021 season at Plainridge Park on Monday (Oct. 25) when eight races valued at $100,000 each will be contested and one local trainer will have a major presence once again....read on

Black Book 2 Supplement Now Available

October 22, 2021:

The Standardbred Horse Sales Company has published the 59 entries for its 2021 mixed sale supplement catalogue....read on

Rockin Mystery Down The Road

October 22, 2021:

Trainer/driver Rod Therres put the pedal to the metal with Rockin Mystery in Thursday’s $12,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Fraser Downs, and once she cleared to the top it was game over for the others....read on

Colts Clash In Harvest Series

October 22, 2021:

Ontario sired two-year-olds were in the spotlight Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park as the oval hosted the opening round of the Harvest Series for male trotters and pacers....read on

Dreamfair Zenfire Burns Rubber

October 21, 2021:

The last 11 years have seen Marc Campbell on top of the driving standings and a three-bagger Thursday moves him closer to 12 straight at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Flamboro Preferred To Power And Grace

October 21, 2021:

Power And Grace saw a four-race winning streak come to a halt when she was a beaten favourite in last week’s Preferred class at Flamboro Downs, but she bounced back to win Thursday’s $13,000 main event for Team MacDonald....read on

Five Straight For Ynothos

October 21, 2021:

The winning streak is now five in a row and counting for Ynothos thanks to a front-stepping triumph Thursday at Rideau Carleton Raceway for the white hot duo of driver Guy Gagnon and trainer Mandy Archer....read on

Always B Laughin Sizzles In Simpson

October 21, 2021:

Always B Laughin and Easy To Please waged a fierce war through the stretch drive of a division of the Hardie Hanover, the John Simpson Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies, and when the limestone settled on Thursday afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia, the Always B Miki filly Always B Laughin had a neck up at the end of a 1:48.4 mile....read on

Pretty Special Tops Final London Session

October 21, 2021:

The closing session of the 2021 London Virtual Yearling Sale took place Thursday, and the high bid of the closing day was the $68,000 price tag attached to Hip 127 Pretty Special....read on

Jamieson On Record Atlantic Sale

October 21, 2021:

"It was pretty amazing. It was about a 45 per cent increase from what we did last year, and it just gives me great pleasure for the breeders. I know how hard they work behind the scenes. It's a labour of love for them. It takes a number of years before they get a horse to the sale."...read on

Penn National Acquires Score Media

October 21, 2021:

Penn National Gaming, Inc. completed its previously announced acquisition of Score Media and Gaming Inc. on Tuesday, Oct. 19 for total consideration of approximately U.S.$2.0 billion in cash and stock....read on

Final Race Decides COSA Fantasy Contest

October 21, 2021:

There was nearly $2 million handed out in the eight OSS Super Final races on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park, but also at stake were the results of the 2nd annual COSA Fantasy Stable Contest....read on

William Donald 'Don' Kehoe Passes

October 21, 2021:

Former driver, trainer and Standardbred owner William Donald "Don" Kehoe of Ottawa, Ont. passed away peacefully at the Ottawa Heart Institute on Thursday, Oct. 14 with family at his side. He was 67....read on

Waitin Ona River Best In BC

October 21, 2021:

Despite being ignored at 17-1, Waitin Ona River ($36.30) had the winning hand in Wednesday's (Oct. 20) $10,000 Open Handicap Pace at Fraser Downs, riding the pocket to a 1:53.4 score....read on

Repeat Winners In Autumn Series

October 20, 2021:

Last week's first-round Ontario Autumn Series winners, Sheza Gamer ($7.70) and SG Alexia ($14.90), beat the favourites in their respective $8,500 second-round Ontario Autumn Series events on Wednesday (Oct. 20) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Widger Records 7,000th Driving Win

October 20, 2021:

Driver Sam Widger joined harness racing’s 7,000-win club after he piloted Yuengling to a maiden-breaking victory at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday (Oct. 20)....read on

Oakes Pleads Guilty In New York

October 20, 2021:

On Wednesday (Oct. 20) trainer Chris Oakes entered a guilty plea in the Southern District of New York to drug misbranding and adulteration with intent to defraud or deceive....read on

New Fall Series Coming To Charlottetown

October 20, 2021:

The PEI Harness Racing Industry Association (PEIHRIA) has announced two fall series that will be held at the Charlottetown Driving Park in November 2021....read on

The Best Ontario-Sired Horse Of 2021?

October 20, 2021:

If there was an award for the Ontario-sired Horse of the Year, which of the following horses are the top three that you'd vote for in 2021?....read on

Bartlett Hits 9,000-Win Milestone

October 20, 2021:

Jason Bartlett became the newest member of the 9,000-win club for drivers on Tuesday night (Oct. 19) at Yonkers Raceway after taking the first race with In Rock We Trust....read on

Eric Ledford Passes

October 19, 2021:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Eric Ledford of Dayton, Oh. passed away on Oct. 14, 2021 at the age of 50....read on

Two Minutes In Vegas

October 17, 2021:

One of Kathy and John Cecchin’s first dates took place in the backstretch kitchen at Mohawk. Many years later, the lifelong horsepeople, still as much in love as ever, reached the pinnacle of the sport together, surrounded by their loving family....read on / continuer à lire

2021 OSS Super Finals Complete

October 16, 2021:

Ontario's finest put forth fierce fights through the evening on Saturday (Oct. 16) at Woodbine Mohawk Park in the annual provincial finale to the Ontario Sires Stakes program....read on

Send Us Your 2022 Calendar Submissions

October 7, 2021:

Do you enjoy taking photos of horses and anything that shows off harness racing? Are you an amateur or professional photographer or just someone who loves to take photos? If this sounds like you, keep reading!...read on

Quebec Mare Residency Forms Available

August 29, 2021:

The 2021 enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....read on

Register Foals Early And Save!

July 24, 2021:

Did you know that the foal registration deadline is December 31 of the foaling year BUT you can save money by applying early?...read on

English / French Online Entry Resources

July 11, 2021:

Avez-vous besoin d’aide pour utiliser le libre-service d’inscription en ligne de SC? Do you need assistance with using SC’s Self Serve Online Entry?...read on

Trainers: Make Your Entries Online 24-7!

June 9, 2021:

Standardbred Canada’s FREE Self-Serve online entry program is available for trainers to enter horses to race and quality, and it’s available 24-7! Racetracks across the country are requesting that trainers use Self-Serve....read on

Harness Racing COVID-19 Updates

March 14, 2020:

The most up to date information from the North American harness racing industry pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic is located here. Coverage includes news, closures and access changes....read on


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