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Stuckey Dote Wins 'Aces' Feature

August 9, 2020:

The Saturday afternoon (Aug. 8) Harness Racing program at Running Aces offered two big pacing feature events: The $10,000 Open Handicap for Horses & Geldings and the Minnesota-Sired sophomores going for $15,000....read on

Dominum Deo Takes Race Under Saddle

August 9, 2020:

Dominum Deo got the better of tempo-setter Talbot Eh Plus to take the $6,000 Race Under Saddle event at Georgian Downs on Saturday (Aug. 8)....read on

Faves Prevail In Mohawk Preferreds

August 9, 2020:

Lifting off cover into the stretch, odds-on favourite Sintra shot past competition to win the $36,000 Preferred Handicap Pace on Saturday (Aug. 8) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Percys Z Tam Pounces In Batavia Feature

August 8, 2020:

Percys Z Tam started slow but put on a spirited late rally to capture the $8,500 Open I pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Saturday evening (Aug. 8)....read on

Tito Santanna Sets Track Record At Miami

August 8, 2020:

With a 15-length blowout, Tito Santanna set a track record for aged pacing geldings at the Miami Fair on Saturday (Aug. 8)....read on

Wheely Twicky Takes Prospect Prelim

August 8, 2020:

Rolling into contention late, Wheely Twicky landed at the finish first to narrowly win in the $7,200 fourth preliminary for the Prospect Series Three-Year-Old Filly Trot on Saturday (Aug. 8) at Kawartha Downs....read on

St Louis Wins Five At Sarnia

August 8, 2020:

Driver Marc St. Louis dominated the 11-race card at Hiawatha Horse Park on Saturday (Aug. 8), winning in five races on the card....read on

‘Custard’, ‘Itunes’ Quickest In ABSS Elims

August 8, 2020:

Major Custard and Miss Itunes separated themselves from the competition, winning the quickest of their respective eliminations of the Alberta Marksman and Alberta Diamond on Saturday (Aug. 8) at Century Downs....read on

Joggingtothebank Beats Northfield Record

August 8, 2020:

Joggingtothebank rolled home to become the fastest aged trotting gelding in the history of MGM Northfield Park on Saturday (Aug. 8) after evening’s third race....read on

Track Record For Heart Of Chewbacca

August 8, 2020:

Heart Of Chewbacca captured the first of two $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes (OHSS) for two-year-old pacing colts on Saturday night (Aug. 8) at Scioto Downs....read on

'Quest' Claims Charlottetown Feature

August 8, 2020:

Rose Run Quest dazzled in the $3,100 Preferred Pace at Charlottetown Driving Park on Saturday (Aug. 8)....read on

Sparling Show At Northside Saturday

August 8, 2020:

Driver Greg Sparling made the half-mile oval at Northside Downs his own personal showcase on Saturday, connecting for five wins -- including the feature event of the day....read on

Gingras Wins 'M1' Driving Title

August 8, 2020:

Yannick Gingras came from “off the pace” to best Dexter Dunn in the hotly contested battle for top driver at the Meadowlands meeting that came down to Saturday’s Hambletonian Day card....read on

Merton, Harmon Sweep Tioga Features

August 8, 2020:

Driver Mike Merton and trainer Rob Harmon won the featured events at Tioga Downs with Coveredndiamonds N and Clarion Hall on Saturday (Aug. 8)....read on

Calvin B Scores In Vernon Feature

August 8, 2020:

Calvin B took the $4,400 featured pace at Vernon Downs on Saturday (Aug. 8)....read on

Barrieau McIsaac To Tobins Rebel

August 8, 2020:

It's not every day that the richest purse event on a Canadian summer Saturday takes place at Exhibition Park Raceway in New Brunswick, but that was case for the Saint John half-mile oval on August 8, 2020....read on

Carolina Beach Best In Meadows Feature

August 8, 2020:

Carolina Beach stalked millionaire Southwind Amazon from the pocket, then outkicked him in the Lightning Lane to pull off the mild upset in the $17,900 Open Handicap Pace at The Meadows on Saturday (Aug. 8)....read on

Tight Finishes In Pocono Features

August 8, 2020:

A trio of $14,000 events for fast-class horses highlighted the Saturday afternoon (Aug. 8) action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Stakes Season To Start At 3R

August 8, 2020:

Sunday afternoon (Aug. 9) will kick-off the 2020 harness racing stakes season in Quebec with the opening round of the Breeders Trophy Series for pacing three-year-olds....read on

Lady Liberty Hat Trick For Shartin N

August 8, 2020:

Shartin N made it three in a row in the Lady Liberty for pacing mares, winning Saturday’s (Aug. 8) $177,100 edition by one length over Major Occasion A in 1:48.2 at The Meadowlands....read on

Filibuster Hanover Upsets In McKee Memorial Consolation

August 8, 2020:

Our Major Dan set all the speed in the $61,540 Sam McKee Memorial Consolation, but a late-driving longshot named Filibuster Hanover got all the glory thanks to his come-from-behind triumph....read on

Tall Dark Stranger Vicious In Cane

August 8, 2020:

A fourth-place finish in his last start would appear to be just an aberration for Tall Dark Stranger, who manhandled his rivals in the 2020 Cane Pace -- the first leg of pacing's Triple Crown -- during the Hambletonian Day card at The Meadowlands on Saturday (August 8)....read on

Mission Accepted Upsets In Vincennes

August 8, 2020:

Winning races is something that Mission Accepted struggled with on the season coming in Saturday’s $25,000 Vincennes Preferred, but he turned in a blowout score in come-from-behind fashion and in doing so got the monkey off his back....read on

Ramona Hill Wins The Hambletonian

August 8, 2020:

Canadian co-owned trotting filly Ramona Hill captured the 2020 Hambletonian on Saturday (August 8) at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J....read on

Gimpanzee Mows Them Down In Cashman Memorial

August 8, 2020:

Driver Brian Sears showed an incredible amount of patience and trust in piloting Gimpanzee to a stakes record-equalling performance in the $291,350 John Cashman Memorial....read on

Yannick Gingras Owns The Oaks

August 8, 2020:

No driver has had more 21st century success in the Hambletonian Oaks than Yannick Gingras, and he added another Oaks title with 2020 champ Sorella during the Saturday (August 8) card of harness racing at The Meadowlands....read on

Zenith Stride Shocks Them In Haughton Memorial

August 8, 2020:

Driver Brian Sears has pulled off some amazing feats over the course of his career, but on Saturday afternoon he pulled a rabbit out of his hat – or helmet if you prefer – when he rallied Zenith Stride to a startling upset in the $319,000 Peter Haughton Memorial....read on

Bettors Wish Monstrous In McKee

August 8, 2020:

Is it safe to say he's back? After an inconsistent start to his four-year-old campaign, Bettors Wish was an absolute beast in his best race this season to prevail in the $229,660 Sam McKee Memorial for older pacers on Hambletonian Day at The Meadowlands....read on

Darlene Hanover Dominant In Doherty Memorial

August 8, 2020:

After pulling off a 12-1 upset in an elimination victory one week ago, Darlene Hanover was sent off as the even-money favourite in the $350,300 Jim Doherty Memorial and she didn’t disappoint her army of pari-mutuel supporters....read on

Continentalvictory, Muscle Hill Stakes Contested

August 8, 2020:

The majority of the spotlight on the sophomore trotters during the Hambletonian Day card will fall on the 2020 Hambletonian and Hambletonian Oaks, but a number of three-year-old trotters not in those events were in action on the undercard....read on

When Dovescry Upsets In Steele Memorial

August 8, 2020:

All eyes were on heavily-favoured Manchego in the $166,550 Dr. John R. Steele Memorial, but When Dovescry turned in a giant performance en route to pulling off the upset in the rich affair for trotting mares....read on

Reflect With Me Takes Shady Daisy

August 8, 2020:

Reflect With Me would not be denied, emerging victorious in a fierce stretch battle with stablemate Lady Lou to capture the $90,525 Shady Daisy for three-year-old pacing fillies and kick off the stakes action on the 2020 Hambletonian Day card of harness racing at The Meadowlands....read on

2020 Hambletonian Day Complete

August 8, 2020:

The thrilling 2020 Hambletonian Day program has concluded with a number of impressive performances coming during the stakes-packed card of harness racing at The Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford. N.J....read on

Coverage Of Athens County Fair Races

August 8, 2020:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association will provide live coverage of the Athens County Fair races from McConnelsville on Saturday, August 8....read on

A Saskatchewan Shocker In The Hambo

August 8, 2020:

The famed mile oval of the Meadowlands has now played host to the Hambletonian for 40 years -- longer than any of the legendary tracks in its past....read on

NYSS Floods Batavia Sunday

August 8, 2020:

A marathon 15-race card will be held at Batavia Downs on Sunday (Aug. 9) when the New York Sire Stakes roll into town for the second and final time this summer....read on

SC Rewind: Fun In The Valley

August 8, 2020:

This week's edition of Rewind takes readers back many years to a time when harness racing in the Ottawa Valley was extremely popular....read on

Southwind Tyrion Perfect In Garden State

August 8, 2020:

Southwind Tyrion continued his impressive winning ways on Friday night (August 7) at The Meadowlands, upping his lifetime record to three wins in as many starts after taking the $60,000 Garden State – sponsored by the Standardbred Owners and Breeders of New Jersey – for two-year-old colts and geldings on the trot in 1:54.3 over a track labeled ‘good.’...read on

Henry Lights Up The Toteboard

August 8, 2020:

Driver Trevor Henry lit up the toteboard on Friday night (August 7) at Woodbine Mohawk Park on more than one occasion with longshot victories from post 10....read on

'Stickler' Impresses Again On Fair Circuit

August 7, 2020:

The Explosive Matter sophomore trotting colt Stickler Hanover, four days removed from lowering the all-time trot record at Clearfield (PA) to 2:01.1, came back Friday and trotted a 2:02.2 mile over the twicearound oval at the Crawford County Fairgrounds in Meadville, Pennsylvania, giving him not only that meet’s fastest trot, but equaling the quickest mile posted by pacers....read on

Woodmere Ideal Art Wins Truro Feature

August 7, 2020:

There was no catching Ultimate Stable's Woodmere Ideal Art ($2.50) as he led the top class all the way at Truro Raceway on Friday (August 7)....read on

Burke Fillies Break Records In Ohio

August 7, 2020:

Five fields of fillies provided Northfield Park harness racing fans with sizzling miles, including a new track and world record clocking of 1:51.4 by Summer Touch, the 1-5 favourite in the first of two $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies on a lovely August 7 evening....read on

Dial A Chic Goes Overland In Feature

August 7, 2020:

After winning in a seasonal best time just last week, Dial A Chic moved up in class and came right back to the winner’s circle, winning the $12,000 Winners Over trotting feature at Plainridge Park on Friday afternoon (August 7)....read on

Missionoftheheart Prevails By A Nose

August 7, 2020:

It took the harness racing photo finish camera in order to declare the winner of the third race $4,500 Preferred Handicap Trot at the Hippodrome 3R on Friday (August 7)....read on

Strangles Reported In Ontario

August 7, 2020:

On August 7, 2020, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) was informed of a confirmed case of strangles in a five-year-old Standardbred gelding in the Greater Hamilton area....read on

Hoosier Park Gears Up For Dan Patch

August 7, 2020:

Preparations are underway for the 27th edition of the $225,000 est. Dan Patch Stakes at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Auciello On His New N.A. Cup Eligible

August 7, 2020:

"I’m sure that some people who saw him entered in the Cane Pace this week were probably surprised but if you don’t give them a chance to overachieve then they never will."...read on

Hell Patrol Improving For Melander

August 7, 2020:

The sophomore Yankee Glide colt Hell Patrol may have gotten Team Melander off to a flying start on Hambletonian weekend, taking a new mark while winning the Friday feature at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Gold Cup & Saucer Noms Due Monday

August 7, 2020:

The PEI Harness Racing Industry Association and Red Shores released details of a Welcome Package being offered to all starters in the Gold Cup and Saucer Trials....read on

Rosecroft Fall Meet To Begin Sept. 23

August 7, 2020:

The Fall Meet at Rosecroft will begin Wednesday, Sept. 23 and will once again feature some of North America’s most competitive harness racing as well as the $100,000 Potomac Pace....read on


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