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Batavia Abandons Wednesday Races

November 13, 2019:

The severe winter storm that hit western New York over the last two days caused many cancellations in the area due to bad driving conditions. Its impact left the track at Batavia Downs unsafe to race over, and as a result, management decided to cancel live racing for Wednesday (Nov. 13)....read on

An Original Dragon Repeats At Meadows

November 13, 2019:

An Original Dragon stalked the leader from the pocket, then blew by in the Lightning Lane to snare her second straight victory in Wednesday’s (Nov. 13) feature at The Meadows, a $12,400 conditioned pace for fillies and mares....read on

Frosh Fillies Square Off At Dover

November 13, 2019:

Two first-round $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund events for two-year-old pacing fillies went to post on a chilly Wednesday (Nov. 13) at Dover Downs....read on

Harness Museum Holiday Concert Info

November 13, 2019:

Great music and fun are the tradition at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame’s annual Holiday Concert. Celebrating its 45th year, this community event kicks off the holiday season, so mark your calendars for Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7:00 p.m....read on

More On Sunday Equine Symposium

November 13, 2019:

On November 17, the fourth annual Equine Industry Symposium will be hosted by the University of Guelph. Join attendees from different areas of the horse industry to discuss the theme of ‘change’ and what the word means for the equine community....read on

Tetrick Heats Up At Harrah's Philadelphia

November 13, 2019:

Before driver Tim Tetrick headed south to Dover Downs for some stakes competition, he got himself a nice little warm up at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 13), as he made six visits to the winner’s circle....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

November 13, 2019:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have issued a preview of the upcoming edition of the show....read on

Freehold Preferred Handicaps Saturday

November 13, 2019:

Freehold Raceway will host an 11-race live program this Saturday (Nov. 16) and a preferred handicap trot and a preferred handicap pace will serve as the co-features....read on

No Crying For Its My Party

November 13, 2019:

John Stark Jr.’s Its My Party, by Chapter Seven, was a decisive winner in one of the co-featured races for New York-sired trotters on Wednesday (Nov. 13) at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Polisseni Thrilled With Winndevie

November 13, 2019:

“I never told Trond (Smedshammer) I was going to buy her. I knew I wanted a Credit Winner filly and she was the best one that I liked that day. I liked the way she looked on the floor, the way she moved, and the video. I loved her. She’s a beautiful filly."...read on

Yonkers Adds Race Date To Schedule

November 13, 2019:

Yonkers Raceway has announced that it has added Saturday, November 30 to its calendar of live racing calendar....read on

A Long Time Between Drinks

November 13, 2019:

The only time owner George Teague had ever been up behind the great Wiggle It Jiggleit in a charted race was on January 14, 2015. The duo produced a qualifying win that day. Now, years later, the pair has hooked up for its second go-round, and the result was the same: victory....read on

Equine Guelph’s Global Reach

November 13, 2019:

“I personally know the University of Guelph is a leading equine science university and the Ontario Veterinary College is ranked No. 1 in Canada and seventh worldwide. Equine Guelph’s reputation is absolutely strong.”...read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

November 13, 2019:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

Meadows’ Super Hi-5 Still Growing

November 13, 2019:

The Super Hi-5 jackpot at the Meadows has grown again....read on

‘Kneedeep’ In Awards Discussion

November 13, 2019:

“Kneedeep N Custard won more money in Western Canada this year than any three-year-old boy or girl. He made a lot at Fraser Downs and he won a lot in Alberta. Did he make enough money in both places to get Horse of the Year? Who knows?”...read on

On The Gate Or A Little Late?

November 13, 2019:

As a rule, would you rather your horse leave from the outermost post on the starting gate or in a trailing position?....read on

$15K Guaranteed Pick 5 Thursday At Yonkers

November 12, 2019:

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Thursday evening’s (Nov. 14) Pick-5 wager starts with a carryover of $5,379.14 and a $15,000 guaranteed pool. The guarantee is in conjunction with the U.S. Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program....read on

Sporty Tori Storms Through London

November 12, 2019:

The sophomore Sportswriter filly Sporty Tori slid to the top and turned away all rivals when scooting to a 1:58.4 blowout in the $8,600 featured fillies and mares pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday, Nov. 12....read on

Scirocco Rob Takes Dover Feature

November 12, 2019:

Scirocco Rob, facing brisk winds and freezing temperatures, left alertly, disregarding the weather conditions to cut the mile and win in 1:55.1....read on

Winners Win Again In Pocono Features

November 12, 2019:

The winners of the three $15,000 featured races at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on the Tuesday (Nov. 12) all continued recent winning form with victories as the favorites in their respective contests....read on

Vegas Dream Goes The Distance

November 12, 2019:

Hollywood Dayton Raceway continued its experiment with odd-distance races on Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 12), carding a mile-and-a-quarter contest for mid-range condition and claiming pacers....read on

Blue Ivy Blasts To Meadows Score

November 12, 2019:

Hammered to 1-9 in the wagering, Blue Ivy was as powerful as the odds suggested, pouring through the sloppy Lightning Lane to capture her third straight in Tuesday’s feature at The Meadows: a $13,500 fillies & mares conditioned pace....read on

American History To Stud In 2020

November 12, 2019:

The connections of American History, the 2019 Breeders Crown winner and one of the fastest three-year-old pacers in harness racing history, have announced that the millionaire pacer will retire later this month in advance of his stallion career in 2020....read on

Trainers On Dancin Lou, Gimpanzee

November 12, 2019:

The Matron Stakes for three-year-old are now set, and trainer Marcus Melander has discussed Gimpanzee, while conditioner Tahnee Camilleri has commented on Dancin Lou heading into their respective tilts....read on

SBOANJ Series Final At Freehold Friday

November 12, 2019:

The Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey trotting series for three-year-olds will conclude on Friday (Nov. 15) at Freehold Raceway with a $50,000 final....read on

‘Final Four’ Stakes Entrants Unveiled

November 12, 2019:

Entries were taken at the Meadowlands Racetrack this morning (Tuesday, Nov. 12) for the ‘Fall Freshman Final Four’ Grand Circuit stakes....read on

Harold Barnes Passes

November 12, 2019:

Standardbred horseman Harold E. Barnes, 79, of Shelbyville, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019....read on

Stallion Stakes Contested At Pompano

November 12, 2019:

The FSBOA Stallion Stakes for three-year-olds were contested on Monday (Nov. 11) at Pompano Park as non-wagering events....read on

Preview Of The Meadowlands' ‘Pink’ Buffet

November 12, 2019:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has released information pertaining to what’s being served up in ‘Pink’ restaurant this coming weekend....read on

Shartin N Remains Atop S-Bred Poll

November 12, 2019:

Only one horse in the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown top 10 was in action last week, but there will be more action from that group in the next two days....read on

Equine Industry Symposium 2019

November 12, 2019:

The symposium will be hosted by BBRM Event Management students in Rozanski Hall room 101, at the University of Guelph’s main campus on November 17, 2019, from 9:00, a.m. to 5:00 p.m....read on

Guaranteed Pool At Batavia Wednesday

November 12, 2019:

Batavia Downs has announced that there will be a carryover in one of its exotic pools on Wednesday (Nov. 13)....read on

Single Six Carryover Surging

November 12, 2019:

The Northfield Single Six carryover continued to soar on Monday night (Nov. 11)....read on

Meadows Super Hi-5 Jackpot Growing

November 12, 2019:

The jackpot for Tuesday’s Super Hi-5 at the Meadows continues to grow....read on

Lawson's Plan For Self-Sufficency

November 12, 2019:

Jim Lawson sees an opportunity for Ontario's horse racing industry to eliminate the need for government support, and he's hopeful that plan will come to fruition in the not-to-distant future....read on

O'Brien Awards Eligibility Changes

November 12, 2019:

Standardbred Canada’s Board of Directors approved changes to O’Brien Award Eligibility policies for Horse Awards and the Future Star Award at its most recent Board meeting....read on

Autumn Series Underway In London

November 11, 2019:

The opening round of the Autumn Series for two- and three-year-old Ontario sired pacing fillies went postward Monday evening at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and it was a pretty good night for the favourites....read on

Grand Slam For On The Ropes

November 11, 2019:

With a name like On The Ropes you’d expect to see a struggling horse, but that certainly isn’t the case for the white hot Carmen Auciello trainee who extended his winning streak to four in the Monday evening feature at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Gray, Wheeler Take Plainridge Features

November 11, 2019:

The team of owner/trainer Joel Wheeler and driver Shawn Gray was prolific at Plainridge Park as the horses they sent to post took both features on the card on Monday afternoon....read on

Major Custard Ties Track Record

November 11, 2019:

A stakes-filled card was served up Monday afternoon at Fraser Downs, and fans were treated to a record-equalling performance by Major Custard in one of the four $100,000 stakes finals....read on

Big Day For Trites, Rennison

November 11, 2019:

A six-race matinee was presented Monday at Exhibition Park Raceway, and horsemen Todd Trites and George Rennison put on a clinic....read on

Monticello Celebrates Veterans Day

November 11, 2019:

The Monticello Harness Horseman’s Association and the North American Amateurs Drivers Association continued their longstanding annual tradition by making a donation to the Sullivan County Federation of the Homeless on Veterans Day at Monticello Raceway on Monday November 11....read on

Rookie Impress In Delaware Breeders

November 11, 2019:

On a mild Veterans’ Day evening the Delaware Standardbred Breeders’ Fund two-year-old pacing colts kicked off the first leg of the Dover Downs Series....read on

Another Open Score For Barn Girl

November 11, 2019:

Barn Girl rolled to her 11th win this year — and 24th over the past two seasons — with a front-end victory in Monday’s $20,000 Open 1 Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Shartin N Back In To Go

November 11, 2019:

It has been announced that the incomparable Shartin N is back in to go and is set to renew the rivalry that she has going with one of her main foes....read on

Allbeastnobeauty Looking Good

November 11, 2019:

Allbeastnobeauty, the 2018 Illinois sophomore pacing filly of the year, has continued her winning ways in 2019....read on

Another Billings Win For Arnold

November 11, 2019:

Jazmin Arnold is really beginning to make a name for herself. The diminutive lady from Xenia, Ohio just keeps doing what she knows best, and that is driving winners, and recently in the Midwest region of the Billing Trotting Series....read on

Stallion Stakes Contested At Pompano

November 11, 2019:

The FSBOA-sponsored stallion stakes highlighted the Sunday (Nov. 10) program at Pompano Park. The festivities were punctuated by presentations to Rick Plano and Fern Paquet Jr. for their recent milestones....read on

Inaugural Youth Delegate Summit Held

November 11, 2019:

On Friday (Nov. 8), young adults from across the United States gathered in Columbus, Ohio for the inaugural USTA Youth Delegate Summit....read on


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