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Little Santamonica Wins Vernon Feature

June 24, 2017:

Driver Chris Lems racked up four wins on Friday (June 23) at Vernon Downs, including a victory in the $7,500 Fillies & Mares feature with Little Santamonica ($2.80)....read on

Regally-Bred Rainbow Room Wins Debut

June 23, 2017:

Nearly five years after her world-champion full sister Somwherovrarainbow won her first career start, Rainbow Room debuted with an eye-catching victory on Friday night (June 23) in the first two-year-old race of the season at The Meadowlands....read on

Tataria Upsets Saratoga Distaffers

June 23, 2017:

On a night filled with longshot winners at Saratoga Casino Hotel, Tataria upset in the $14,500 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap Pace....read on

Enoch Strikes In Hoosier Invitational

June 23, 2017:

Enoch, with Trace Tetrick in the bike, provided a slight upset in the featured event of the evening, a $21,000 Invitational Pace, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, June 23....read on

Franklin Hopefuls Racing For A Cause

June 23, 2017:

Three of the fastest, most talented and durable pacers to grace the North American racing scene in this decade will head postward on Saturday night (June 24) in eliminations for the Ben Franklin Free-for-All Pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono to help bolster the winnings of The Stable That God Loves....read on

California Board Approves ADW Licenses

June 23, 2017:

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, June 22, at Santa Anita Park....read on

Holland Celebrates 5,000th Career Win

June 23, 2017:

Driver Brent Holland won the 5,000th race of his career on Friday night (June 23), doing so at his place of residence, Yonkers Raceway....read on

Media Race Headlines Fun & Frivolity Night At Grand River

June 23, 2017:

Local media celebrity Erin Montgomery hauled down reigning champion Dave Landry in deep stretch to win Grand River Raceway's fourth annual Media Race on Friday night (June 23)....read on

Tioga Open To Truth And Liberty

June 23, 2017:

Truth And Liberty ($6.80) and driver Mike Simons charged late to win the $9,000 Fillies & Mares Open 2 Handicap Pace featured at Tioga Downs on Friday night (June 23)....read on

Sulky Reported Missing At Georgian

June 23, 2017:

A black UFO race bike has been reported missing from Georgian Downs following last Sunday's (June 18) harness racing card....read on

Empire Earl N Storms To Open Victory

June 23, 2017:

After getting saddled with a post position of six or worse in the past month, Empire Earl N must of felt he was in heaven with the five-hole. He took advantage of the 'better' starting position and scored a half-length victory over BZ Glide in Buffalo Raceway's $10,000 Open Trot on Friday night (June 23)....read on

Dapper Dude Prevails In Preferred

June 23, 2017:

Fifth by six lengths when he launched his relentless uncovered move, Dapper Dude nailed Lincolnjames in the shadow of the wire to capture Friday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Trump That Wins Career Debut

June 23, 2017:

Trump That won his career debut for trainer David Menary as two-year-olds were in the spotlight early Friday evening (June 23) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Little Green Jug Up For Grabs At Dresden

June 23, 2017:

This Sunday (June 25) will be a busy day at Dresden Raceway as the Little Green Jug will share top billing with Hockey Day at half-mile track....read on

Northside Downs Rescheduling Notice

June 23, 2017:

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has announced an upcoming race date change at Northside Downs....read on

Showdown Set For Summerside Feature

June 23, 2017:

Mando Fun will search for revenge on Eagle Jolt Sunday afternoon at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Cecil Ladner Memorial Set For Saturday

June 23, 2017:

The finest pacers dotting the eastern seaboard of Canada will face off Saturday evening in memory of Cecil Ladner at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Notice Regarding Grand River Qualifiers

June 23, 2017:

Grand River Raceway has issued the following notice regarding its qualifying schedule....read on

New Look For Qualifiers At Yonkers

June 23, 2017:

Qualifiers at Yonkers Raceway are sporting a new look. Over the past several weeks, the track has expanded the use of the second tier in the morning trials as part of an experiment to improve the quality of racing for both bettors and horsepeople....read on

Canadian Horse Racing Celebrates 250th Anniversary From Coast To Coast

June 23, 2017:

As Canada celebrates 150 years of confederation on July 1st, Canada’s horse racing industry is recognizing an even greater milestone, the 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing in Canada with 23 racetracks in eight provinces taking part in a national celebration over the July 1st weekend....read on

Four Starts, Four Track Records

June 23, 2017:

Barn Bella returns to Buffalo Raceway on Sunday afternoon (June 25) in the New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old filly trotters and she'll be seeking redemption at the half-mile oval....read on

Brett Pelling Returns To Training

June 23, 2017:

While the Saturday night feature at The Meadowlands is the seventh race, a conditioned pace for a purse of $15,000, the card notably marks the return of trainer Brett Pelling....read on

Mel Mara Seeks Stakes Glory

June 23, 2017:

"The difference this year is we don’t have Always B Miki and Wiggle It Jiggleit, so there is no clear leader in the division but with those kinds of horses in this race, we know we are going to have to be very fast to win."...read on

New Face Making Impact At Century

June 23, 2017:

"So far he’s been a surprise for how fast he’s been. I thought he’d go around 56-57, but he went in [1:]54, and it looks like he can go a little more, so we’ll see."...read on

Accident At Saratoga Thursday

June 23, 2017:

An accident that took place on Thursday (June 22) at Saratoga Casino Hotel has sent two drivers to hospital and claimed the life of one horse....read on

Mohawk Cancels Friday Qualifiers

June 23, 2017:

The qualifiers slated for Mohawk Racetrack on Friday (June 23) have been cancelled due to poor weather....read on

Glamour Boys Get It On In Grassroots

June 23, 2017:

Three-year-old pacing colts and geldings sparred in a trio of O.S.S. Grassroots divisions during Thursday’s 10-race card at Mohawk Racetrack, and pacing fillies of the freshman variety kicked off their career in a $14,000 rookie event....read on

Italian Flavour At Monticello

June 22, 2017:

It was only one start but for Francesco Larosa a chance to drive a pacer proved fruitful when the Sicilian professional finished second in the one race that he drove at Monticello Raceway on Thursday afternoon....read on

Freddie Torches Track Record

June 22, 2017:

It is time to face reality: the Marc Campbell stable is the next thing to unbeatable and he proved it again in track record fashion Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Mambo Lindy Repeats; Six For Merton

June 22, 2017:

It’s the same old story, but one his connections won’t soon tire of. Mambo Lindy spotted the field seven lengths before roaring back to notch another victory at Plainridge Park as he won Thursday’s $17,000 Open Handicap....read on

Stage Set For Pacing For Charity

June 22, 2017:

Century Downs Racetrack and Casino will host the second annual Pacing For Charity event this Sunday afternoon, and three of the nation’s leading reinsmen will make the trip to take on some of Alberta's finest to raise awareness for charity....read on

Amateur Scores For Schwartz, Lee

June 22, 2017:

Two amateur races dotted Thursday’s 11-race card at Monticello Raceway and when the judges hung the official signs, Alan Schwartz emerged victorious in the NAADA trot with Ladys Big Stormont in a 1:58.4 clocking while Joe Lee was the first home in the Catskill Club pace with TKRs Metro Specs in 1:59.1....read on

World Record Attempt In The UK

June 22, 2017:

There will be an attempt to break the all-age world record for harness racing under saddle on a half mile track at York Harness Raceway in England this Saturday (June 24)....read on

Standing Ovation At Odysseo Premiere

June 22, 2017:

Odysseo by Cavalia has officially returned to the Greater Toronto Area with its debut run in Mississauga, Ont., which premiered on Wednesday evening (June 21)....read on

Herve Filion Passes

June 22, 2017:

Legendary Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame driver Herve Filion passed away Thursday morning (June 22) at the age of 77....read on

Pocono’s Pick 5 Carryover At $31K

June 22, 2017:

It has been announced that The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Rainbow Pick 5 carryover is now at $31,281.89 heading into the Sun Stakes Saturday eliminations night, which will take place this weekend (Saturday, June 24)....read on

Campbell Celebration Night At The ‘Big M’

June 22, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will honour Hall of Famer John Campbell and celebrate his five-decade career with a series of events and tributes on Friday, June 30, the final night of his driving career. Campbell’s last drive will take place on Sunday, July 30 at Ontario’s Clinton Raceway in the $15,000 Legends Day Trot....read on

No Tax Relief For Vernon

June 22, 2017:

Earlier this month, Vernon Downs Chairman Jeff Gural said that the track would close if a particular tax-relief bill was not passed. Shortly before 11:30 p.m. last night (Wednesday, June 21), lawmakers in New York State adjourned and the piece of legislation was not passed....read on

$12.5K Meadows Friday Pick 4 Guarantee

June 22, 2017:

The Meadows has increased the total-pool guarantee for its Friday, June 23 Pick 4 wager to $12,500 as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

Hawthorne Guaranteeing Nightly Pick 4

June 22, 2017:

Beginning with the Thursday, June 22 card and moving forward, Hawthorne Race Course and the United States Trotting Association will be teaming up to offer guaranteed pools on the track’s late Pick 4 wager nightly at Hawthorne....read on

Two-Year-Olds To Debut Friday Night

June 22, 2017:

A field of seven pacing fillies, including the darling of the morning trials, Rainbow Room, comprise the first two-year-old race of the 2017 season as Race 3 this Friday (June 23) at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Meridian Support For Fredericton

June 22, 2017:

On the heels of an announcement late last month that harness racing would in fact return to Canada's oldest racetrack in Fredericton, N.B., the committee behind the initiative has received a substantial boost from outside the province, which has come from Meridian Farms....read on

Last Call For June Zoom Photos

June 22, 2017:

Many tracks across the country are in the midst of the 2017 racing season, giving I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club members the perfect opportunity to get in on the June Zoom photography contest....read on

Clarke Announces Retirement

June 21, 2017:

After more than 30 years of tireless work in the Ontario harness racing industry, Dr. Ted Clarke is retiring from his post as the General Manager of Grand River Raceway in Elora, Ont....read on

Rookie Parade Coming To P.E.I.

June 21, 2017:

Red Shores Summerside and Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park will feature the Future Stars of Racing on Friday, June 23rd at Red Shores Summerside at 6 p.m. while Charlottetown will play host to the young talent on Saturday June 24, 2016 at 11:00 a.m....read on

Stakes Wins For Ontario-Based Fillies

June 21, 2017:

Obvious Blue Chip and Clear Idea took advantage of the long home stretch at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night and rallied with impressive victories in the New York Sire Stakes for the three-year-old filly pacers....read on

'Dixie' Goes Down The Road

June 21, 2017:

Dixie Lullaby shot to the top and never looked back en route to a sharp score in Wednesday’s $7,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 for pacers at Grand River Raceway....read on

Devious Man Punches Ticket To Beal

June 21, 2017:

Less than a week ago, trainer Julie Miller was uncertain whether she would send Devious Man to the Earl Beal, Jr. Memorial. Devious Man’s performance in last Sunday’s Empire Breeders Classic made the decision easier....read on

Delaware Stakes Raced; Kirby Wins Five

June 21, 2017:

Ben Brooks' Master Clave continued his dominance among the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund three-year-old colts and geldings division with a 1:59 triumph Wednesday in one four $20,000 eliminations....read on

Wide Open Feature In Charlottetown

June 21, 2017:

All eyes will be on Likely To Win Thursday night after he scored an upset victory in last week’s top Thursday pace at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on


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