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Opulent Yankee Upsets Big M Trotters

January 20, 2017:

On this night, the house horse got the money....read on

McNair Stays Hot In Winter Series

January 20, 2017:

Winter Series action continued on Friday’s 11-race card at Woodbine Racetrack and, once again, Doug McNair was the first star of the night....read on

Safe From Terror Tops Miami Valley Mares

January 20, 2017:

Safe From Terror, a 13-time winner in 2016 who banked $166,205, returned to her winning ways at Miami Valley Raceway on Friday (January 20) night when she captured the $22,000 Mares Open pace in 1:52....read on

Bettor N Better Prevails By A Nose

January 20, 2017:

Slight favourite Bettor N Better (Jason Bartlett, $7.20) lasted — barely — Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $45,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Mach Three Euthanized In NZ

January 20, 2017:

It is with profound regret and sadness that Tara Hills Stud in Port Perry, Ont. reports that pacing stallion Mach Three was euthanized Friday morning (January 20) at Alabar Farms in Waiau Pa, New Zealand following a paddock accident....read on

Red Shores’ Saturday Preview

January 20, 2017:

Forever Paradise has been top dog in recent weeks, but that could all change Saturday afternoon at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

New Territory For Vegas Vacation

January 20, 2017:

Vegas Vacation has certainly been around during his racing career, he's just never been to the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

SC Annual Members Meeting Details

January 20, 2017:

Standardbred Canada members are invited to attend the SC Annual Meeting of Members....read on

Finalists Excited For The O’Briens

January 20, 2017:

Anticipation is building for this year's O’Brien Awards, to be held on Saturday, January 28 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel. The black-tie gala, presented by Standardbred Canada, will honour the best in Canadian harness racing from the 2016 season. It is the night that fans and industry participants will learn who takes home the prestigious hardware....read on

Fraser Cancels Friday Card

January 20, 2017:

Fraser Downs has announced that its live harness racing card scheduled for Friday, January 20 has been cancelled....read on

Well Said To Sugar Valley Farm In Ohio

January 20, 2017:

Well Said, who has stood stud at Hanover Shoe Farms in Pennsylvania since 2010, is relocating to Delaware Ohio’s Sugar Valley Farm, just a couple miles down the road from the scene of his decisive 1:51.4 score in the 2009 Little Brown Jug....read on

Coleman On O'Brien Nominations

January 20, 2017:

When multiple O'Brien Award-winning trainer Casie Coleman made the decision to reduce the size of her stable this past year, she didn't anticipate that she would be celebrating at the 2016 O'Briens come awards season....read on

A Pacer To 'Fear' In 2017

January 20, 2017:

“I have turned down huge offers for him as everyone knows how good he was. He races very relaxed and can leave or come off the pace; he is very handy and has an effortless gait. That's why Dave (Miller) likes him so well."...read on

Smokeshow At Dover

January 20, 2017:

A pair of sub-1:50 performances highlighted Thursday’s card of racing at Dover Downs, with Bushwacker and Remember Me VK turning on the jets to post flashy wins in their respective assignments....read on

Preferred Scores For ‘Gift’, ‘Kandy’

January 19, 2017:

Allies Gift and I Want Kandy prevailed in their respective Thursday night Preferred events at Flamboro Downs, but that was the only thing they had in common....read on

McNair Mastery In Blizzard Series

January 19, 2017:

Nineteen pacers of the female persuasion faced the gate in Thursday’s opening leg of the Blizzard Series, and it was driver Doug McNair who mapped out the winning trips for the round one winners....read on

Brandon Campbell Chooses Wisely

January 19, 2017:

“I struggled through most of my life but it’s all coming together now...The ups are finally paying for all the downs.”...read on

Silverlode / Flameon Rivalry To Continue

January 19, 2017:

It’s been some time since Cal Expo onlookers have seen as heated a rivalry as the one currently at the top of the trotting ranks between Silverlode and Flameon, as the pair has split the six Open Trots decided thus far at the current meeting....read on

Hawthorne's 2017 Stakes Schedule

January 19, 2017:

The 2017 Illinois-conceived and foaled stakes schedule has been announced by Hawthorne Race Course and the Illinois Harness Horseman’s Association....read on

Ira Fisher Sr. Passes

January 19, 2017:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Ira Fisher of Guelph, Ont. has passed away in his 80th year....read on

New Vocations Stallion Auction Details

January 19, 2017:

Breedings to Donato Hanover, Art Major, Well Said, Creatine, Pet Rock, McArdle, Guccio, GooGoo GaaGaa, Triumphant Caviar, Sunshine Beach and Artspeak are among the 75+ that have been donated to New Vocations’ 19th annual stallion auction....read on

Blooded Horse Sale Entries Closing

January 19, 2017:

Entries for the Blooded Horse Winter Sale will close at noon on Friday, January 20....read on

Big Week For Florida Amateur Drivers

January 19, 2017:

Over the years, the Florida Amateur Driving Club membership has donated over $175,000 to worthy charitable and goodwill organizations benefiting horses, horsemen, horsewomen and children of all ages....read on

Inaugural Courses Added To Portal

January 19, 2017:

Equine Guelph has announced some details in regard to the first two inaugural courses that have been added to its new portal, which as been created to provide horsepeople with short, practical, online training to stay up to date with the latest information on equine care....read on

David Buckson Passes

January 19, 2017:

David P. Buckson, a founder of Dover Downs and former Republican governor, passed away at the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford, Del. On Tuesday, January 18 at the age of 96....read on

O'Briens Cap Off Seelster Success

January 19, 2017:

"We take a lot of pride in the horses that we breed and raise and to be recognized as one of two finalists for this award is a great way to cap off a successful season."...read on

Gingras Back At The Meadowlands

January 19, 2017:

The Green Hornet returns to work at The Meadowlands on Friday night as Yannick Gingras will don his familiar green and white colours and drive in eight of the 13 races....read on

Gural OKs Control The Moment Foals

January 19, 2017:

Offspring of Control The Moment will be allowed to race at The Meadowlands, Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs, as he has been given a medical exemption to the four-year-old restrictions currently in place....read on

Tough Mac Triumphs In Dover Open

January 18, 2017:

Tough Mac, who stopped nearing the wire to finish third last week, did not stop this time when Corey Callahan drove the veteran to a 1:52.4 victory in the $20,000 Open Handicap Trot on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Dover Downs....read on

OK Heavenly Wins Pompano Open

January 18, 2017:

Ontario-bred pacer, OK Heavenly, handled by Kevin Wallis, snuck through along the pylons late in her mile to take top honours in the $11,000 Open Pace for mares on Wednesday night (January 18) at Pompano Park....read on

Helen Southgate Passes

January 18, 2017:

Following a brief illness, Helen Southgate passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at Hilltop Manor in Cambridge, Ont. She was 97 years of age....read on

Wanna Rock N Roll Keeps Rolling

January 18, 2017:

It may have been damp and dreary night at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday (January 18), but Ontario-bred Wanna Rock N Roll, driver Larry Stalbaum and trainer Kim Asher sure did brightened the night with some superb efforts....read on

Barn Girl Rallies For Third Straight

January 18, 2017:

Trailing by seven and a half lengths at the half, Barn Girl unleashed a sustained bid for Aaron Merriman that carried her to an impressive victory — her third straight and sixth in her last seven starts — in Wednesday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

A Closer Look At Nova Scotia Racing

January 18, 2017:

What do Junebugs Baby, Fresh Yankee, Bill O'Donnell and Wakizashi Hanover all have in common?...read on

OSAS Announces Stallion Auction

January 18, 2017:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society (OSAS), now in its 21st year, will once again be conducting a stallion auction this breeding season....read on

Filion Joins 'Post Time' Line-Up

January 18, 2017:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by BetAmerica has announced its line-up for Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m....read on

Meadowlands Wagering Holds Steady

January 18, 2017:

Business at the Meadowlands Racetrack is off to a strong start through the first four cards of 2017, with per race handle averaging a robust $221,793 or less than one per cent ahead of last year’s pace at this time....read on

The Mare Is All Business

January 18, 2017:

“It’s kind of funny, because when she trains she can be a real handful, but when it comes time to race it’s a different story. I expect big things from her, and right now we’re just working on keeping her quiet and working up the ladder. We’ve got our fingers crossed.”...read on

BetShare Wins Horse Racing 3.0

January 18, 2017:

BetShare, a group of Toronto entrepreneurs, won ‘Horse Racing 3.0: Changing the Game’ (HR3). HR3 is a customer centric, open innovation program that challenged Canadian start-ups and entrepreneurs to co-develop disruptive technology with Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) to help transform the horse racing industry....read on

Western Fair Cancels

January 18, 2017:

The Raceway at Western Fair District has been forced to cancel its Wednesday program due to rapidly deteriorating track conditions caused by the unseasonably warm temperatures in the region....read on

Horsepeople Against Recapture In Illinois

January 18, 2017:

On Tuesday, January 17, the Illinois Harness Horsemen’s Association, the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, and the Illinois Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association released a joint letter asking the Illinois Racing Board to vote against allowing tracks to take dollars explicitly earmarked – as a percentage of handle – for purses....read on

Dan Patch Tickets, Rooms Selling Fast

January 18, 2017:

Although the February 2 deadline for special room rates at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas for the United States Harness Writers Association’s annual Dan Patch Awards Banquet, presented by Hoosier Park, on Sunday, February 26 is still two weeks away, rooms are nearly sold out....read on

Ohio Stallion Auction Bidding Open

January 18, 2017:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association has announced that it will be holding its annual stallion auction, and this year it has added online bidding....read on

From Rideau To The O'Briens

January 18, 2017:

The 2016 O'Brien Award Gala marks the fourth year for the Future Star Award and this year’s nominees, Brett MacDonald, 20, of Embrun, Ont., and Louis-Philippe Roy, 27, of Mont-Joli, Que., are no strangers to one another....read on

A Life-Changing, Farm-Buying Horse

January 18, 2017:

“He was just an over-achiever. I never expected him to be what he was and he ended up winning the Cleveland Classic as a long shot."...read on

Arrow Upsets; Merriman Dominates

January 17, 2017:

Longshot bettors were ecstatic when the horses crossed the finish of Northfield Park’s 10th race on Tuesday when #8 Arrow rocketed from the back to win at odds of 60-1....read on

Dover Open To Enhance Your Mind

January 17, 2017:

A suddenly streaking Enhance Your Mind stepped up in class to score a 1:51.3 victory in Tuesday’s $20,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace while Vintage Babe lengthened her win streak to six-in-a-row over a sloppy track at Dover Downs....read on

Rockn Stien Rolls For New Crew

January 17, 2017:

Rockn Stien, a recent purchase by the M T Pockets Stables and Wrenn Racing, made his debut for his new owners at Pompano Park on Tuesday night and promptly took top honours in the $12,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Platoon Seelster Goes The Distance

January 17, 2017:

The betting public was all aboard Platoon Seelster’s bandwagon in Tuesday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 for trotters, and the OSS grad passed the test with flying colours for Team Holliday....read on

Miami Feature To Martz Time

January 17, 2017:

Martz Time completed the sweep of the weekly $22,000 feature open race repeat winners on Tuesday at Miami Valley Raceway....read on


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