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Henry Pads Lampman Cup Lead

September 21, 2019:

Trevor Henry wrapped up the Grassroots regular season with two wins at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday night, padding his lead atop the Ontario Sires Stakes driver standings....read on

Gone Girl Upends Dayton's Best Mares

September 21, 2019:

Gone Girl has had an outstanding 2019 season, earning just under $100,000, but never seems to get much respect at the betting windows....read on

Icy Blue Scooter Wins Century Mile Open

September 21, 2019:

Icy Blue Scooter chipped away at pacesetter Retros Mystery's lead during Century Mile's $9,000 Open Handicap to deliver on his Friday night pari-mutuel promise....read on

Feelin Red Hot Wins Yonkers Return

September 20, 2019:

Feelin Red Hot (George Brennan, $7.80) held off Alexas Power (Jason Bartlett) in a two-speed number Friday night (September 20), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $42,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Century Farroh Shines On Grand Circuit

September 20, 2019:

Supplemented to the $170,000 Jennas Beach Boy, the Canadian-campaigned sophomore pacing colt Century Farroh stretched his stakes win streak to four with regular reinsman Sylvain Filion aboard for Dr. Ian Moore during the million-dollar Grand Circuit stakes program Friday night (September 20) at Hoosier Park....read on

Hanovers Sweep Friday Philly Features

September 20, 2019:

Trotter Macmorris Hanover and pacing mare Part-Time Hanover were the winners of the twin $16,000 features at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Friday afternoon....read on

Sheenas Boy Sets Yonkers Track Record

September 20, 2019:

Sometimes, there’s an unexpected daily double, as in a track record and glorious photographic evidence to accentuate it....read on

Upsets In NJSS-SDF Finals Friday

September 20, 2019:

On paper, Play Trix on Me and Common Sense S looked much the best in their respective NJSS-SDF finals for two-year-old trotters on Friday at Freehold Raceway. In reality, however, things played out much differently....read on

KidSport Day At Century Mile

September 20, 2019:

After the rainiest summer of recent memory in the Edmonton region, the harness racing community along with Century Mile Racetrack and Casino are coming together to brighten the day for some lucky local children....read on

Expensive Yearlings Seek Metro

September 20, 2019:

The $750,000 Metro Pace is harness racing’s richest two-year-old race in 2019 and for most of the connections racing it’s exactly the spot they planned on being....read on

Filion Next In Woodbine T-Shirt Series

September 20, 2019:

Racing fans will want to arrive early to Woodbine Mohawk Park this Saturday (September 21) to collect the third and final t-shirt in the ‘Road to the Breeders Crown’ giveaway series....read on

JJ Powerball Takes On Sunday's Best

September 20, 2019:

A field of hard-hitting pacers will convene Sunday afternoon and a horse fresh out of Invitational action is pegged as the one to beat at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Invite Pacers Set To Spar At Red Shores

September 20, 2019:

A pair of horses on win streaks will collide as the top pacers in Eastern Canada meet Saturday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

AGCO Licence Renewals Go Paperless

September 20, 2019:

Starting in March 2020, the AGCO will no longer be accepting paper forms, cash or cheques for horse racing-related licences and registrations....read on

A Change Does Hennessey Good

September 20, 2019:

"When you’re making a change, especially at my age, the older you get, the harder it is to do. There is always that unknown. But it couldn’t have worked any better. I met so many nice people, and I think in life that’s quite a thing too, that you’re able to meet new people."...read on

2019 International Trot Field Set

September 20, 2019:

Yonkers Raceway has announced its field of 10 world-class entrants for the $1 million International Trot, set for the afternoon of Saturday, October 12....read on

Jimbelina To Tackle The Boys

September 20, 2019:

Jimbelina, the lone mare in the field against eight male rivals, will go for her sixth straight win during Sunday's card of harness racing at Hippodrome 3R....read on

Corbeil Gets His 'Stanley Cup'

September 20, 2019:

"Owning horses is like owning an NHL team. You 'draft' horses just like you draft hockey players. Then you develop the horses the same way you develop your players. In both cases getting them to the big leagues isn’t about the money. It’s about the plan you prepare and when it comes together it’s extremely gratifying."...read on

September MVP Prize Winner Announced

September 20, 2019:

With yearling sale season on its way Standardbred Canada chose to give away 250 TrackIT credits to one lucky winner of SC’s Member Value Program (MVP) for the September MVP Monthly Prize Draw!...read on

Quebec Mare Residency Program Forms

September 20, 2019:

The 2019 enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....read on

Percentage Boost For MA Standardbreds

September 20, 2019:

It has been announced that after a meeting between the Horse Racing Committee (HRC) and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 18) to discuss the distribution percentage, the HRC voted to recommend that the MGC increase the amount allocated to the Standardbreds from the Race Horse Development Fund (RHDF) from 60 to 65 percent....read on

OSAS Welcomes Reverend Hanover

September 20, 2019:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society is pleased to welcome Reverend Hanover into its program....read on

Marino, Campbell Team For Six At Fraser

September 20, 2019:

Trainer Jim Marino and driver Brandon Campbell opened the Fraser Downs fall meeting with a bang on Thursday evening (Sept. 19), teaming up to win six of the 11 races on the opening-night card....read on

Swandre The Giant Rebounds

September 19, 2019:

Sophomore trotting colts & geldings took another turn in Indiana Sires Stakes action on Thursday, September 19 at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Star-Studded Card At Hoosier Friday

September 19, 2019:

Grand Circuit racing action will return to Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino for the fourth time this season on Friday, September 20 and with it, bring some of the top rated horses in all of North America....read on

Fillies Featured In Grassroots

September 19, 2019:

Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots competition for two-year-old trotting fillies headlined the Thursday (Sept. 19) card at Woodbine Mohawk Park, and both Zebs Flur ($15.30) and Scorched Romance ($9.90) made repeat trips to the winner's enclosure in their respective divisions....read on

'Rocket' Rallies, Reaches At Rideau

September 19, 2019:

The five-year-old Mattarocket mare had no trouble finding the pocket from post 2, drafting behind OK Jasmine (Stephane Pouliot) through comfortable splits of :28.4, :58.2 and 1:26 before being boxed by Stargazing Cruiser (Rodney LaFramboise) on the final turn....read on

Campbell Sweeps Charlottetown Features

September 19, 2019:

It was just another night at the office for the ‘King’ of Island racing, as Marc Campbell captured both top events on Thursday evening (Sept. 19) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Better Than Boots Lifts, Upsets

September 19, 2019:

Better Than Boots ($24.70) circled three-wide into a collapsing pace on the final turn and narrowly reached in Thursday evening's (Sept. 19) featured event at Flamboro Downs, an $8,000 conditioned pace....read on

Lee, Soul Train Placed First In NAADA

September 19, 2019:

In what turned out to be an adjustment in the first leg of the North American Amateur Drivers' Association Trotting Series at Yonkers Raceway on Thursday (Sept. 19), the first horse under the wire, Ladys Big Stormont, was disqualified and placed second, which opened the door for Soul Train and driver Joe Lee to walk away with the lion's share of the $8,000 purse....read on

Happy Heart Scores At Saratoga

September 19, 2019:

Happy Heart, an occasional participant in the Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino Hotel for the last few seasons, recorded her second top-level win of the season in Thursday's (Sept. 19) $15,000 distaff feature....read on

Closing Night At Tioga Set For Saturday

September 19, 2019:

Tioga Downs will conclude live harness racing for the 2019 season on Saturday (September 21)....read on

Tight Lines Revels In Class Relief

September 19, 2019:

The Yankee Glide gelding Tight Lines enjoyed not having to go first-over against the likes of Hannelore Hanover and Rich And Miserable, as he had to in the Great Northeast Series Final in his last start, winning in 1:53.1 in the $18,000 featured trot at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Returns!

September 19, 2019:

After having not participated in a pari-mutuel race in three years, 2015 Little Brown Jug winner Wiggle It Jiggle It returned to the scene of what was arguably his greatest triumph....read on

Donations For OVC Lameness Research

September 19, 2019:

A team of equine veterinarians and researchers from the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) are excited to announce clinical trials are ready to begin using allogeneic umbilical cord blood stem cells in the treatment of superficial digital flexor tendonitis or ‘bowed tendons’ in horses....read on

Illinois’ Night Of Champions Saturday

September 19, 2019:

The summer harness season at Hawthorne Race Course culminates this weekend as, 11 stakes finals will compromise Night of Champions on Saturday night (Sept. 21)....read on

ATSS Season To Conclude Saturday

September 19, 2019:

The final Atlantic Sires Stakes stop of the season will take place this Saturday (Sept. 21), as Northside Downs will be playing host to the two-year-old colts and geldings....read on

‘Little Man’ Likes To ‘Rocket’

September 19, 2019:

“He’s got his own personality. He’s kind of aggravating in the barn; he can be a little ornery. But on the racetrack, he’s great. He’s very versatile. He can leave, he can sit in the pocket; he’s very easy to control that way.”...read on

CPMA Reminder: Capsaicin Is Prohibited

September 19, 2019:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has issued a reminder to veterinarians and horsepeople in the nation's racing industry that capsaicin is a prohibited substance in Canadian racing....read on

‘Alumni Show’ Interviews Kopas

September 19, 2019:

World-class pacer Nat Lobell, actress Cheryl Tiegs, New York Studio 54 – what a life John Kopas has had....read on

Southwind Ozzi Wins The Little Brown Jug

September 19, 2019:

In what was almost a carbon copy of his opening-heat performance, Southwind Ozzi propelled off of a ranging, first-over move and went on to capture the $384,000 final of the 2019 Little Brown Jug on Thursday (Sept. 19) at Ohio’s Delaware County Fair....read on

Favourites Sweep Saratoga Features

September 18, 2019:

Favourites thrived in the $9,000 co-features for New York-sired trotters at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 18)....read on

Cranberry Brie Rebounds In Elora Return

September 18, 2019:

Cranberry Brie ($4.50) proved a powerful winner in her return to Grand River Raceway in Wednesday evening's (Aug. 18) feature, a $12,000 event for Ontario-sired three-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Seasonal Best For HP Sissy

September 18, 2019:

With a renewed sense of purpose and a driver change that reunited her with the reinsman she scored her first seasonal win with in February, HP Sissy went a dominating mile in gate-to-wire fashion to win the $12,500 fillies and mares Open Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening (Sept. 18)....read on

Juvenile Trotters In Harrington Spotlight

September 18, 2019:

Four $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) for two-year-old trotters headlined the Wednesday (Sept. 18) program at Harrington Raceway....read on

Strong Card For Open Space Pace

September 18, 2019:

Freehold Raceway will host the eighth annual Open Space Pace this Saturday (Sept. 21), and they've got a tremendous 13-race card to celebrate the occasion....read on

The Wall A Solid Philly Winner

September 18, 2019:

The Somebeachsomewhere gelding The Wall gave a solid performance in the $14,500 featured pace at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 18), stopping the timer in 1:51.1....read on

Call For SC Director Nominations

September 18, 2019:

The election of the 2020-2022 Standardbred Canada Board of Directors will take place on December 12, 2019....read on

Dadoyan To Yonkers

September 18, 2019:

The Standardbred Owners Association of New York’s Executive Director, Alex Dadoyan, will be leaving his position at the SOA of NY to take a position with MGM Resorts Yonkers Raceway as Director of Racing....read on

Island Breeders Standings, Memorials

September 18, 2019:

The Island Breeders Championships will take place on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Red Shores in Charlottetown, featuring the best two- and three-year-old trotters and pacers in the Maritimes....read on


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