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Tall Dark Stranger Perfect In OSS

August 17, 2019:

Undefeated Tall Dark Stranger made his debut in the Ontario Sires Stakes at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday evening and padded his growing resume with a seemingly effortless three-length victory in 1:51.2....read on

Another Open Win For Truth And Liberty

August 17, 2019:

Truth And Liberty and trainer/driver Mike Simons were victorious again the $11,000 featured Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Tioga Downs on Friday (August 16)....read on

Northfield Adds Super High Five Guarantee

August 17, 2019:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $40,000 20-cent Super High Five total pool guarantee to its card on Saturday (August 17)....read on

Long Wins Billings Race At Grand River

August 17, 2019:

The only truly American international amateur driving program, the CKG Billings harness driving series, moved north of the border to Canada on Friday night, August 16 for a pacing event at Grand River Raceway and it turned into a laugher when Dabunka romped to an incredible 15-length triumph with Chris Long at the controls....read on

Weslynn Quest Gives Beaver Special Win

August 16, 2019:

Heather Vansickle’s Weslynn Quest set a new track standard of 1:53.3 in her $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes division on Friday night (August 16) at Scioto Downs while giving Chris Beaver his 1,000th training win. She lowered the record that was recently set by the Canadian-campaigned Only Take Cash, who won the other division of the night....read on

Clear Idea Cruises In Saratoga Open

August 16, 2019:

The Friday night Open for fillies and mares featured just a field of five at Saratoga Casino Hotel. The group of top-flight distaffers slugged it out for their share of the $15,000 purse and proved to be a romp for the race’s favourite, the Blake MacIntosh-trained Clear Idea....read on

Wheels A Turning Rolls; Record Fundraiser

August 16, 2019:

After heavy late afternoon rains degraded the track to sloppy, a very game Wheels A Turning overcame the weather, a slow start and a breaking horse to score a decisive victory in the $12,500 Open Handicap trotting feature at Batavia Downs on Friday evening (August 16)....read on

No Quit In Mad Dog Scoring At Plainridge

August 16, 2019:

After having minimal success racing in Ohio as a two and three-year-old, Mad Dog has turned his fortunes around as an aged horse in Massachusetts....read on

Cesar Duharas Continues To Impress

August 16, 2019:

Three-year-old trotter Cesar Duharas showed that his amazing track record performance in 1:56.1 at the Hippodrome 3R (H3R) on July 26 was no fluke as the gelded son of Muscle Massive won a division of the Breeders Cup Series again on Friday (August 16)....read on

MacGregor Memorial To Make Some Luck

August 16, 2019:

Make Some Luck delivered as the odds-on favourite in the $20,000 James 'Roach' MacGregor Memorial for the husband and wife team of Jody and Stephanie Jamieson to close out Friday's double-header of harness racing at Red Shores at Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Philly's Friday Feature To Chiplosive

August 16, 2019:

The Explosive Matter sophomore gelding Chiplosive, returning to the form that helped him capture a Pennsylvania All-Stars and a PA Stallion Series division in recent outings, brushed to the lead at the half and wasn’t challenged from there in the $16,000 trotting feature in 1:55.4 at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Friday afternoon....read on

A Memory To Last A Lifetime

August 16, 2019:

The Gold Cup & Saucer is one of Canada's most entertaining harness racing events and coveted races. But for one American horseman, the Gold Cup & Saucer means checking off an unfulfilled bucket list wish of his departed father while creating a lifetime and lasting memory for his remaining family....read on

Tetrick On Shartin, Hall Of Fame

August 16, 2019:

"She’s a horse that might last three more years if we take care of her and pick our spots. Why show off if you can make a million dollars a year with a horse? As long as we win. It doesn’t pay more if you win by four or five lengths."...read on

Fillies Fly In Friday's Lady Slipper

August 16, 2019:

Three Grassroots divisions of the Lady Slipper Stakes highlighted the Friday afternoon (August 16) card of harness racing at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Levy Runner-Up Returns Saturday

August 16, 2019:

“I have to give a lot of credit to Eric Goodell...He did a good job with him. He raced him the way he was supposed to race him. When he was in the right spot, he got him on the front or first-up. And when he was meant to ride the fence, he rode the fence. I think he did a good job in bringing the horse along.”...read on

Final 2019 NYSS Event For Monticello

August 16, 2019:

The last leg of New York Sire Stakes will take place on Monday (August 19) as two-year-old trotting colts close out the season....read on

Can This Is The Plan Break Through?

August 16, 2019:

Wins have been hard to come by, but that hasn’t diminished This Is The Plan’s performances in the eyes of his owners....read on

Sister Sledge To Pocono Monday

August 16, 2019:

Headed by the undefeated Sister Sledge, the $181,105 third preliminary round of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies will be held in three divisions during the twilight card on Monday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Batavia Steps Up To Fight Breast Cancer

August 16, 2019:

Friday night (Aug. 16) at Batavia Downs is noteworthy for two reasons. One, it’s the first live card of harness racing held on a Friday this meet at the Downs as the track previously hosted their now completed concert series on Friday....read on

Trotters To Tussle In Earl Rowe

August 16, 2019:

The 2019 edition of the Earl Rowe Memorial Trot is set for this Sunday (August 18) at Georgian Downs as the Barrie area oval hosts a special Family Day program....read on

Favourites Fall In Atlantic Sires Stakes

August 16, 2019:

A pair of $12,920 ‘A’ divisions of the Atlantic Sires Stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies went postward Thursday evening at the Charlottetown Driving Park, and in both instances the favourites failed to find their way to victory lane....read on

Faves Take Hoosier Main Events

August 16, 2019:

The stakes season continues to roll on in the Hoosier state and saw favourites prevail in Indiana Sires Stakes action on Thursday, August 15 at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Grassrooters Put On Speed Show

August 16, 2019:

Ontario’s talented two-year-old pacing colts put on a good show at Woodbine Mohawk Park Thursday as three of the youngsters paced to personal best efforts winning their Grassroots divisions....read on

Vernon Feature To Unusual Clarity

August 15, 2019:

Unusual Clarity and driver Joe Nassimos captured Thursday’s $6,000 feature for fillies and mares at Vernon Downs, and that was music to the ears of the favourite players....read on

Neville Award To White, Knappenberger

August 15, 2019:

Hall of Fame publicist Tom White and former Ohio Harness Horseman’s Association general manager Jerry Knappenberger will be honoured as the 2019 Joseph Neville Memorial Award recipients by the Delaware County Fair....read on

Thursday Sweep For Team Determination

August 15, 2019:

The team of driver Bob McClure, trainer Luc Blais and owner Serge Godin’s Determination continued their success with a sweep of Thursday’s Define The World and Pure Ivory second leg divisions at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Billings Scores For Miller, Hechkoff

August 15, 2019:

The granddaddy of all amateur driving organizations, the CKG Billings Series, move on to Yonkers Raceway for a pair of trots over the speedy double-oval and when the judges hung the official signs “Tough Tyler” Miller and Bob “the Headhunter” Hechkoff each reined a winner in their respective divisions....read on

Plainridge Feature To Fargo Hanover

August 15, 2019:

Not only did Fargo Hanover score her fifth win of the year in the $12,000 conditioned feature for 5-year-old and younger fillies and mares at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon, she did it in style with a lifetime best effort for the mile....read on

Bettors Wish Blazes Over Red Mile

August 15, 2019:

Chris Ryder trainee Bettors Wish—off five days rest—paced a meeting’s best at The Red Mile when winning the third of three $30,000 Kentucky Sires Stakes opening-preliminary divisions for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings in 1:47.4 on Thursday evening....read on

More More More In Record Setter

August 15, 2019:

The Western Ideal sophomore pacing filly More More More liked the Dayton fairgrounds oval very much on Thursday afternoon, breaking her division’s track record with a 1:58.4 mile while also notching the section’s fastest clocking on the Keystone State’s fair circuit this season....read on

OSS Grassroots Redrawn For Monday

August 15, 2019:

The race office at Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to inform horsepeople that a redraw for this Monday’s (August 19) Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots event has taken place....read on

Eurobond Defeats Homicide Hunter

August 15, 2019:

The richest purse on Thursday (Aug. 15) at Harrah’s Philadelphia was the $18,000 contest for high-earning conditioned horses, but three other trots went faster than it did — including the most-anticipated matchup of the day, a $14,500 trot which saw red-hot Eurobond defeat Homicide Hunter in 1:52....read on

Winbak Yearling Videos Online

August 15, 2019:

Winbak Farm is excited to be a partner in the Goshen Yearling Sale, which will be held Sept. 8 at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, N.Y....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit To Qualify

August 15, 2019:

After nearly 34 months on the sidelines, 2015 U.S. Horse of the Year Wiggle It Jiggleit will make his long-awaited return to the racetrack....read on

Who Wins The Gold Cup & Saucer?

August 15, 2019:

Who do you think will win Saturday's 60th Guardian Gold Cup & Saucer?....read on

Hickfromfrenchlick Seeks EBC Score

August 15, 2019:

Hickfromfrenchlick is scheduled to race in Indiana later this season, which is likely to attract attention there thanks to his Larry Bird-inspired name. But first, the colt will try to close out a successful campaign at home on the New York circuit, beginning with Sunday’s (Aug. 18) $238,200 Empire Breeders Classic at Tioga Downs....read on

New Vocations Seeks Auction Items

August 15, 2019:

Auction items and table sponsors are sought for the annual New Vocations Pre-Jug Party and Charity Auction held Sept. 18 at the Delaware County Fair....read on

Woodbine Launches Dual-Breed Pick-4

August 15, 2019:

Woodbine Entertainment, home of world class Thoroughbred and Standardbred horse racing, will launch a dual-breed Crossover Pick-4 wager for the first time ever this Friday (Aug. 16)....read on

Posts Drawn For Prix d'Été

August 15, 2019:

The post positions have been drawn for the sixth revival of the prestigious $200,000 Prix d’Été, to take place Sunday (Aug. 18) at Hippodrome 3R. Millionaire Jimmy Freight leads the field of eight four-year-old pacers in the mid-summer feature....read on

'Adriano,' Cattlewash Head Pocono PASS

August 15, 2019:

Two-year-old pacing colts and geldings — split into three divisions — will contest their $180,855 third preliminary of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes on Sunday night (Aug. 18) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Four $20,000 Stallion Series events will serve as the undercard features....read on

MacRae Wins Old Home Week Prize Pack

August 15, 2019:

Standardbred Canada teamed up with Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park to award one lucky member of SC’s Member Value Program (MVP) with four Old Home Week Event Passes along with a Gold Cup & Saucer Souvenir Package for the August MVP Prize Draw....read on

Win A Share Contest Kicks Off

August 15, 2019:

The Ontario Sires Stakes' 'Win A Share Contest' has kicked off and will be taking place at various Ontario harness raceways until September 12....read on

ID Technician To New Brunswick

August 15, 2019:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in New Brunswick on Wednesday, August 21 to microchip any horses requiring identification....read on

Paulie Walnuts Seeks PASS Score

August 15, 2019:

The last time we heard anything of Paulie Walnuts Gualtieri, he was clinging to life after being whacked in the bloody turf war between his Sopranos gang of New Jersey and their New York rivals. That was in 2007. Yet, the equine Paulie Walnuts will race at The Meadows in Saturday’s (Aug. 17) Florida Pro, a $186,016 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for freshman trotting colts and geldings....read on

Northfield Single Six Pays $20K

August 15, 2019:

The 20-cent Northfield Single Six was solved down by a sole player for a lofty $20,287.64 return on Wednesday (Aug. 14). The hefty payoff was hit by a patron watching and wagering on the action on the Flying Turns in person....read on

McWicked, Shartin To Tioga

August 15, 2019:

Tioga Downs has an action packed day set for Sunday (Aug. 18) with the Grand Circuit stakes Roll With Joe FFA Pace, Artiscape FFA Pace for mares, Miss Versatility for trotting mares and the Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) for New York sired three-year-old pacing colts and fillies....read on

Measuredperfection Returns A Winner

August 14, 2019:

Indiana Sires Stakes action returned to Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday (Aug. 14) with the fifth round for the three-year-old trotting fillies. Both $47,500 divisions brought the betting public’s choices to the winner’s circle, with wins by Kotas Swan and Measuredperfection....read on

Trotters In Saratoga Spotlight

August 14, 2019:

New York-sired trotters took centre stage on Wednesday night (Aug. 14) at Saratoga Casino Hotel, and driver Jay Randall teamed up with trainer Bob Gale to capture two of the three $9,000 co-features....read on

Tobins Rebel Remains Undefeated

August 14, 2019:

Daniel Ross' Tobins Rebel ($2.50) not only ran his career record to a perfect four-for-four in Wednesday's (Aug. 14) Atlantic Sires Stakes for juvenile male pacers at Red Shores Charlottetown, but he also lowered his lifetime mark by more than two seconds....read on

'Karma' Stays Perfect In Elora

August 14, 2019:

A mere nine days after her hard-earned victory in the $157,500 Battle of the Belles, Karma Seelster ($3.10) kept her perfect record at Grand River Raceway intact on Wednesday night (Aug. 14) with a 1:56.3 score in her $72,267 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold event for two-year-old pacing fillies....read on


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