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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

Downey Stakes Headline N.B. Finale

October 21, 2021:

Milton Downey was a pioneer. He owned, trained and drove in the Maritimes for many years. He also is remembered fondly for his breeding of young horses in New Brunswick....read on

'Fourever' In Twaddle’s Heart

October 21, 2021:

Tim Twaddle won a Breeders Crown as a driver in 1994 with Hardie Hanover and will try to pick up a trophy this year as a trainer and owner, sending out Fourever Boy in the event for two-year-old male pacers. Eliminations for the group are Friday at The Meadowlands....read on

Empire City Casino Marks Milestone

October 21, 2021:

Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts marked a milestone 15th anniversary by surpassing $4 billion generated for New York State education since opening in October 2006....read on

Longo And Zuccarrello On 'Alumni Show'

October 21, 2021:

Winners Circle Racing Stable founders Charlie Longo and Matt Zuccarrello are this week's guests on the Harness Racing Alumni Show....read on

Meadowlands Fall Meet Opens Friday

October 21, 2021:

When live harness racing makes its return to The Meadowlands this Friday (Oct. 22), there won’t merely be some ripples in the trotting and pacing waters, but rather a giant wave, as the Breeders Crown will make its long-awaited return to The Big M for the first time since 2016....read on

Beach Glass Steps Up In Class

October 21, 2021:

Paul MacDonell does not have a reputation for hyperbole, and the Hall of Famer has sat behind some of harness racing's most accomplished performers. Thus, saying that rookie pacing colt Beach Glass "certainly has been impressive" in his three lifetime appearances is as glowing a compliment one could expect from the mild-mannered veteran horseman....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

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

October 21, 2021:

The Grand Circuit's weekly overview highlights a busy weekend including Breeders Crown action....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

Big M Detention Times For 'Crown'

October 21, 2021:

The Meadowlands has released its schedule for the stakes/detention barn for the Breeders Crown races....read on

London Virtual Yearling Sale Ends Today

October 21, 2021:

Individual yearling auctions in the fourth and final session of the 2021 London Virtual Yearling Sale close beginning today (Thursday, Oct. 21) at 12 p.m. Eastern Time....read on

Mohawk Race Office Phone Down

October 21, 2021:

The Race Office at Woodbine Mohawk Park is currently experiencing an outage with its phone system....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

Lady Drivers Showdown At Northfield

October 20, 2021:

MGM Northfield Park is hosting a Lady Drivers Showdown on Saturday (Oct. 23). The race features nine female drivers and is the 10th race on a 15-race card. Saturday’s post time is 6 p.m....read on

No Where To Hide Big Batavia Winner

October 20, 2021:

Former Tioga Downs regular No Where To Hide has now made herself right at home in Genesee County after she chalked up her first big win: the $13,500 Fillies and Mares Open I Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night (Oct. 20)....read on

New Sale Topper At London

October 20, 2021:

Wednesday's (Oct. 20) session of the London Virtual Yearling Sale brought with it a new high bid for the week, as Mickey Muscles attracted a $125,000 purchase price....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

Davis, Crissman Claim Harrington Titles

October 20, 2021:

Harrington Raceway’s 75th anniversary season of live harness racing came to a close with a 15-race card Wednesday evening (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

Just Like Magic Inherits Preferred Win

October 20, 2021:

Just Like Magic, who finished five seemingly harmless lengths behind the runaway unofficial winner, Perlucky, was awarded the victory at 23-1 when Perlucky was disqualified for interference in Wednesday’s $16,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at Hollywood Casino at The Meadows....read on

Jaya Bae Benefits From Extra Time

October 20, 2021:

After giving Jaya Bae additional time to mature during the summer, trainer Marcus Melander is looking forward to seeing what the filly can do in her Breeders Crown elimination for two-year-old female trotters this Friday (Oct. 22) at The Meadowlands....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

ID Tech To New Brunswick And P.E.I.

October 20, 2021:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be making his final visits of the year to New Brunswick and P.E.I. this weekend to microchip horses....read on

Record Purses At Shenandoah Fall Meet

October 20, 2021:

Shenandoah Downs completed its sixth annual pari-mutuel meet in Woodstock this past weekend with record purse distribution over 127 races contested over the 10-day season....read on

Revised Date For Veterans Race

October 20, 2021:

The North American Amateur Drivers Association (NAADA) and the Catskill Amateur Drivers Club (CADC) have announced a revised date for its races for U.S. armed forces veterans who are also amateur drivers....read on

Drivers Meeting At Meadowlands

October 20, 2021:

A meeting for those drivers intending to race at The Meadowlands during the upcoming fall meet will be held in the driver's lounge on Friday, Oct. 22....read on

'Zenfire' Takes Aim At CDP Headliner

October 20, 2021:

Dreamfair Zenfire will control the rail in her pursuit of victory in Thursday evening's (Oct. 21) main event at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Nui Ba Den N Wins Monticello Open

October 20, 2021:

Nui Ba Den N ($4.70) overcame post eight to win Tuesday's $7,700 Open Pace at Monticello Raceway, and his driver, Cory Stratton, accounted for half the winners on the card....read on

Fall-Themed Buffet For Crown Weekend

October 20, 2021:

Reservations are still available for this Friday and Saturday’s Breeders Crown eliminations. Friday (Oct. 22) has a 6:20 p.m. post time while Saturday (Oct. 23) has a special 12 noon post....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

Brodys Scrapper Scoots To London Win

October 19, 2021:

Driver Travis Cullen capitalized off a pocket trip with Rachel Andrew trainee Brodys Scrapper to take the $10,000 Horses & Geldings Preferred 3 Pace on Tuesday (Oct. 19) at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Bunny Lake Series Continues At Saratoga

October 19, 2021:

Tuesday’s matinee featured two divisions of the second leg of the Bunny Lake Pacing Series at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

New KY Facility Has Groundbreaking

October 19, 2021:

Gov. Andy Beshear joined local leaders and Kentucky Downs and Keeneland representatives to celebrate the official groundbreaking of a new horse racing facility in Williamsburg, Kentucky on Tuesday (Oct. 19)....read on

Crackle N Burn Best In Century Open

October 19, 2021:

Rod Starkewski trainee Crackle N Burn kicked for the lead once off a helmet and bolted to a 1:53.4 victory in the $8,100 Open Pace on Tuesday (Oct. 19) at Century Downs....read on

Slick Tony Harrington's Horse Of The Year

October 19, 2021:

George Leager's Slick Tony was presented with Horse of the Meet honours after the seventh race Tuesday (Oct. 19) at Harrington Raceway....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

Buter Drives Six Winners At Pocono

October 19, 2021:

Driver Tyler Buter continued in hot driving form at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 19), winning six races to run his October visits to Victory Lane at the Downs to 25 in just nine cards of racing....read on

'Hillbilly' Kicks Off Wilder's Five-Win Day

October 19, 2021:

Hillbilly Kisses moved effortlessly first-over to put away the field and score an easy victory in Tuesday’s (Oct. 19) feature at Hollywood Casino at The Meadows, a $10,300 filly & mare conditioned pace....read on

Planning Underway For Veterans Race

October 19, 2021:

Efforts by North American Amateur Drivers Association (NAADA) and the Catskill Amateur Drivers Club (CADC) to present races for U.S. armed forces veterans who are also amateur drivers is coming to fruition, according to NAADA vice president Alan Schwartz....read on

Minor Movement In Racing's Top 10

October 19, 2021:

Little changed in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll as only two horses in last week’s Top 10 were in action....read on

Meadowlands Hosts 'Crown' Trivia

October 19, 2021:

To celebrate the next two weekends of the Breeders Crown, the Meadowlands Racetrack is hosting social media trivia contests....read on

Entries Closing For Blooded Horse Sale

October 19, 2021:

Entries to be included in the catalog for the Blooded Horse Fall Sale will be taken through Thursday, Oct. 21....read on

Fields Set For Breeders Crown Elims

October 19, 2021:

The entry box has closed with the names of 183 horses dropped in the box to compete in the 2021 Breeders Crown eliminations this Friday (Oct. 22) and Saturday (Oct. 23) at The Meadowlands....read on

‘Agate’ Tops Second London Session

October 19, 2021:

Day two of the London Virtual Yearling Sale concluded with Stonebridge Agate luring the highest price of the 37 yearlings sold through the online auction....read on

Harvest Series Underway At Mohawk

October 19, 2021:

Two-year-old fillies were in the spotlight Monday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park as pacers and trotters sparred in four divisions of the Ontario Sired Harvest Series....read on

Oney Hall Holds On In Preferred

October 18, 2021:

Oney Hall went to the front and didn’t look back en route to a 1:52.4 triumph in Monday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on


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