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Northside To Host Sires Stakes Saturday

September 20, 2018:

The final races of the Atlantic Sires Stakes’ regular season will take place this Saturday (Sept. 22) at Northside Downs....read on

Oh Henry! O Canada?

September 20, 2018:

If there's a driver with the target on his back heading into the 2018 National Driving Championship, it would be the driver that's represented Canada in the World Driving Championship before, the driver with the best knowledge of the horses competing at Grand River Raceway and the one with the most experience at the Elora, Ont. half-mile oval....read on

Night Of Champions Overview

September 20, 2018:

Over $1.1 million in purse money will be on the line this Saturday night (Sept. 22) at Hawthorne Race Course, as the Night of Champions will be taking place....read on

Sire Stakes Consolations At Batavia Fri.

September 20, 2018:

The horses that missed the cut for the $1.8 million that will be up for grabs in the New York Sire Stakes Night of Champions finals will convene at Batavia Downs on Friday evening (Sept. 21) to compete for the $320,000 in purse money available in the NYSS consolation races....read on

Steacy Discusses Semi-Final Starters

September 20, 2018:

With a 26-point lead in the standings, Mark Steacy has all but locked up his third consecutive Johnston Cup title as the leading trainer in the Ontario Sires Stakes program....read on

Whirlwind Jug Victory For Courtly Choice

September 20, 2018:

Little Brown Jug Day 2018 produced a true whirlwind of emotions for the Canadian-connected Courtly Choice team, as its three-year-old Art Major colt overcame a myriad of elements to claim victory in the heralded pacing classic at Ohio’s Delaware County Fair....read on

Dial Or Nodial Passes

September 20, 2018:

It has been announced that the hard-knocking Western Ideal gelding Dial Or Nodial p,5,1:48.3f ($1,803,017) has passed away....read on

Gray In Tune With Driving

September 19, 2018:

“They are a competitive and aggressive group of drivers; I’ve watched most of them via simulcast...I have a different style. “It’s going to be fun!”...read on

Potential Fort Erie Track Slots Discussed

September 19, 2018:

Six years after the Slots At Racetracks Program was discontinued, the possibility of alternative gaming returning to an Ontario border track may make its sale more lucrative for buyer and seller alike....read on

Amazing Perch Duels, Draws Away

September 19, 2018:

Colonel Schneider Jr.'s Amazing Perch ($3.70) sustained a first-over push out of third en route to a 1:53.3 score in Wednesday's (Sept. 19) featured $9,000 Preferred 3 Pace at Grand River Raceway....read on

Embrace The Grind Heads DSBF Frosh

September 19, 2018:

Andrew Glassmeyer's Embrace The Grind ($2.80, Jonathan Roberts) was the fastest of three Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) elimination winners for two-year-old trotters Wednesday at Harrington Raceway with a 2:00.2 triumph....read on

'Faith' Dominates, Five For Fisher

September 19, 2018:

For the third week in a row and the fourth time in her last five outings, Roll With Faith dominated the Batavia Downs damsels by winning the $9,500 fillies and mares Open Handicap pace on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 19)....read on

Seventimesavirgin, Campbell In Spotlight

September 19, 2018:

She hasn’t visited the winner’s circle since her first start here a month ago, but Seventimesavirgin got familiar with that area again after she won the $16,000 Winners-Over Handicap for fillies and mares at Plainridge Park on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 19)....read on

Lifetime Trust Impresses At Philly

September 19, 2018:

The Bettors Delight mare Lifetime Trust worked out a perfect second-over trip for driver George Brennan then tipped wide and proceeded on to an in-hand 1:53 win in the $17,000 feature for distaff pacers on Wednesday (Sept. 19) at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Yonkers Detention, Draw Schedule Notes

September 19, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway is offering these horsemen reminders regarding the track's detention and draw schedule....read on

Three Truths Looks For Fourth Straight

September 19, 2018:

A red-hot Three Truths will face off against seasoned company in the Thursday night feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

McIntosh Trotters Set For Semis

September 19, 2018:

Bob McIntosh will start a quartet of custom-made trotters in Thursday’s two-year-old Grassroots Semi-Finals at Woodbine Mohawk Park, qualifying A Royal Line and Judge Ken in the trotting colt division and Splurge On Me and Nifty Trick in the trotting filly category....read on

Seelster Yearling Videos Online

September 19, 2018:

Seelster Farms is proud to present its class of 2018 and yearling videos are now available for viewing online....read on

Round Barn Fundraiser Set For Oct. 1

September 19, 2018:

The annual fundraiser to support the preservation of the historic Round Barn adjacent to the Red Mile will be held Monday night, Oct. 1, from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. at the Barn....read on

Huge Week For The Grand Circuit

September 19, 2018:

The Grand Circuit action kicks into full gear on Wednesday (Sept. 19) at Delaware headlined by the $230,700 Jugette for three-year-old filly pacers....read on

Post Time With Mike And Mike At The Jug

September 19, 2018:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by BetAmerica, will be taking a behind the scenes look at The Little Brown Jug Thursday morning (September 20) at 10:30 a.m....read on

Closing Night At Tioga Downs

September 19, 2018:

Tioga Downs will end its very successful 2018 harness racing season on Saturday (September 22) with a special 5:30 p.m. post time....read on

Harrisburg Mixed Sale Remains Open

September 19, 2018:

To enhance the end-of-season options for racehorse owners and breeders, Standardbred Horse Sales Company will continue to accept entries to its Annual Mixed Sale in Harrisburg until October 22, 2018 for inclusion in a supplement catalogue....read on

Equine Expo Exhibitors Wanted

September 19, 2018:

Standardbred Canada is once again involved in organizing the Equine Expo as part of the London Selected Yearling Sale on October 13 and 14 at the Western Fair Agriplex in London, Ont., and we would like to extend an invitation to organizations and businesses within the industry to be an exhibitor at this year’s expo....read on

Sears Profiled By New York News

September 19, 2018:

Brian Sears, he of the recent 10,000 career-win plateau, was the subject of a Tuesday (Sept. 18) profile by News 12 Westchester....read on

Alexas Power Strongest In Jugette

September 19, 2018:

Alexas Power was the strongest of the eight three-year-old pacing fillies entered in the 2018 Jugette, racing gamely and holding off all challengers to take home the hardware and the lion's share of the $230,700 purse....read on

Epic Jug Win Is Still Emotional

September 19, 2018:

“I get emotional every time (watching the replay of Wiggle It Jiggleit’s Jug win). It was a super, unreal kind of race. I don’t know if any other horse could have done what he did. It’s too tough for just a normal horse.”...read on

Royal Witch's Mohawk Main Event Romp

September 18, 2018:

It was a classic case of ‘drop and pop’ for Royal Witch on Monday evening, as the speedy trotting mare dusted a solid group of conditioned foes at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Eclipse Me N Clicks For 'Team Allard'

September 18, 2018:

The Real Desire mare Eclipse Me N continued to show that she has the winning knack as she was victorious in the $17,500 mares pacing feature on Tuesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Stars Set To Invade Hoosier Park

September 18, 2018:

Grand Circuit racing action will return to Hoosier Park Racing & Casino for the third time this season on Friday evening as some of the top rated horses in all of North America will do battle over the oval....read on

Harrington Feature To Artrageous

September 18, 2018:

Artrageous was a 1:52.2 winner for driver Art Stafford Jr. Tuesday at Harrington Raceway in the featured $15,000 Mares Open....read on

Ohio Breeders To Cumberland Gap, Pattis Main Man; Boyd Shocks Them

September 18, 2018:

The $129,706 Ohio Breeders Championship for two-year-old colt trotters highlighted the Tuesday action at the Delaware County Fair....read on

A Fan's Guide To The NDC

September 18, 2018:

Grand River Raceway is known for fun & frivolity on race nights, and the National Driving Championship on Wednesday, September 26 won’t be any different with loads on tap for racing fans including a chance to win $1,000!...read on

National Caretaker Appreciation Fall Events

September 18, 2018:

“Why do we do it? It’s because as caretakers, we deeply care about the racehorse itself and obviously we love what we do. Without our caretakers, our industry wouldn’t exist.”...read on

Southwind Lexington Yearlings Online

September 18, 2018:

Videos of the Southwind Farms yearlings that have been consigned to the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale (Oct. 2-6) are now available on the Southwind Farms website....read on

Yonkers' Rooney Honoured

September 18, 2018:

Empire City Casino President & CEO Timothy J. Rooney, who has owned and operated Yonkers Raceway since 1972, has been selected among the most influential people of the Hudson Valley in City & State Magazine’s Westchester Power 50....read on

Connections On Lazarus, McWicked

September 18, 2018:

Despite McWicked and Lazarus N failing to visit the winner’s circle in their last pari-mutuel engagements, their connections anticipate each horse to be at their best when they clash for the third time this season in Friday’s (Sept. 21) $175,000 Hoosier Park Pacing Derby....read on

O’Brien Snares Elusive Honour

September 18, 2018:

It’s been a long time coming, but it has been announced that Joe O’Brien will finally be receiving an elusive honour this week....read on

Deo Volente Yearling Videos Online

September 18, 2018:

Videos of the 23 Deo Volente yearlings slated to sell at Lexington Selected as part of the Preferred Consignment have been posted online....read on

Pegasus World Cup Expanding

September 18, 2018:

Just a day after a similar concept was unveiled in the Standardbred racing industry, The Stronach Group has announced that its groundbreaking Pegasus World Cup is expanding....read on

OLG Announces Bede Selection

September 18, 2018:

Late last week, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced that it has selected Bede Gaming Canada Limited to provide its new enterprise-wide digital foundation....read on

New Leader Atop Standardbred Poll

September 18, 2018:

Week 17 of the 2018 Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Poll features a new leader atop the heap....read on

Gingras To Represent The US

September 18, 2018:

Yannick Gingras, the leading driver in earnings in North America for the past four years, will represent the United States in the 2019 World Driving Championship....read on

Sue Leslie Calls For Unity

September 18, 2018:

For Sue Leslie, the biggest key to horse racing flourishing in Ontario comes down to one word: Unity....read on

Waples On ‘Ralph’s Triple Crown Jug Win

September 18, 2018:

“I’d have said it then and I’d say the same thing now, it’s probably one of the biggest thrills of my life (winning the Pacing Triple Crown with Ralph Hanover at the Little Brown Jug).”...read on

Successful Woodmere Open House

September 18, 2018:

“Any time you can introduce the public to a horse, it is a positive for the industry.”...read on

Simple Kinda Man Sets Yonkers Record

September 18, 2018:

At two, he won Grand River’s Battle of Waterloo. At three, he’s a Yonkers Raceway track record-holder. For a horse that owns all of four career victories, he’s certainly living right....read on

On The Minute Mark Wins A Thriller

September 17, 2018:

It was a ‘three across the track’ finish in Monday’s $8,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 at Grand River Raceway, and when the dust settled it was On The Minute Mark who came away victorious in the seven-mare affair....read on

'Nap' Makes The Right Call

September 17, 2018:

The meet’s leading driver, George Napolitano, Jr., was named on four horses on the overnight sheet for the $14,000 distaff claiming handicap pacing feature at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Monday night....read on

Whiskey Tax: Long Time Between Drinks

September 17, 2018:

Heading into his Monday evening assignment (Sept. 17) at Woodbine Mohawk Park, it had been nearly two years since Whiskey Tax had last tasted victory....read on


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