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No Elim For $100,000 Charles I. Smith Trot

October 15, 2008:

With only six entrants, there will be no elimination races this week for the $100,000 Charles I. Smith Trot at Freehold Raceway....read on

NJ Futurity Date Changed For 2yo Pacers

October 15, 2008:

The New Jersey Futurity for two-year-old pacers, originally scheduled for Friday, October 24, has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 25 at Freehold Raceway....read on

Crisis In Italian Racing Industry

October 15, 2008:

Italy's horse racing industry is currently at a standstill, as funding issues from the governing body have caused the country's horsemen to cease racing....read on

'Rocketop' Spurns Nine-Hole, Rolls At Balmoral

October 15, 2008:

Freshman gelding Southern Rocketop shrugged off a Post 9 start in Balmoral Park's $47,850 Cardinal Stakes last night, as the son of Psychic Spirit cruised to a two-length victory in 1:55.1....read on

Fagliarone Named Freehold Racing Secretary

October 15, 2008:

Karen Fagliarone of Freehold, New Jersey has been named racing secretary at Freehold Raceway, effective October 28, 2008....read on

Dreamy Night At Sulky Trois Rivieres

October 14, 2008:

A pair of $40,000 Elite divisions for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings highlighted Tuesday's 12-race program at Sulky Trois Rivieres, and Let Me Dream and Silverado Dream rose to the occasion in their respective assignments....read on

Tracks Announced For TCNHC

October 14, 2008:

Contest officials for the Trot Canada National Handicapping Championship, which takes place this Saturday, October 18 at Woodbine Racetrack, have selected the tracks for the championship races....read on

Grey Gladiator Wins At Georgian

October 14, 2008:

T Js Mr Lavec and Trevor Jay B reigned supreme in their respective Preferred assignments at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening, and the Innisfil faithful witnessed a veteran notch the 81st win of his career....read on

Jug Book Needs A Name

October 14, 2008:

The Little Brown Jug is still looking for a name for its new book, but you have to act fast....read on

Nifty Norman Takes Belote Memorial

October 14, 2008:

Dick Macomber's Nifty Norman completed a near sweep of the Hal Belote Memorial Late Closing Series with a dominant win the 1-1/4 mile final on Tuesday night at Colonial Downs....read on

Record-Setting Night At Harrington

October 14, 2008:

Four $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes were contested Tuesday at Harrington Raceway, with two-year-old filly pacers doing battle....read on

Six Pack Assembled For Messenger

October 14, 2008:

World champion Somebeachsomewhere and Shadow Play, winner of the Adios, Little Brown Jug and Windy City Pace, lead a small - but very select - field of a half-dozen for Yonkers Raceway's $559,070 Messenger Stakes....read on

Win Streaks Galore At Pompano Park

October 14, 2008:

Undefeated two-year-old trotter, Whosgoinwhosstayin, will take aim at his eleventh straight win tomorrow night at Pompano Park....read on

Frisky Fillies Flock To Fraserville

October 14, 2008:

The Frisky Fillies Series kicked off on Tuesday at Kawartha Downs, with a trio of $8,000 divisions on tap for the two and three-year-old pacers....read on

Forward Notches 3,000th Win

October 14, 2008:

Brad Forward celebrated a major milestone on Tuesday at Western Fair Raceway – a track where he has successfully plied his trade at for the last number of seasons....read on

Palone Dominates In Keystone Classic

October 14, 2008:

Four divisions of the Keystone Classic for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings were contested at The Meadows on Tuesday afternoon, and Dave Palone put on a driving clinic....read on

Hanover Videos For Harrisburg Now Online

October 14, 2008:

Hanover Shoe Farms has recently added videos of its 2008 yearling consignment, which sells at next month's Harrisburg Yearling Sale....read on

NY State Alters Steroid Policy

October 14, 2008:

According to a report this afternoon by the Associated Press, the New York State Racing and Wagering Board has "toughened" its steroid policy for horse racing in the state....read on

Hotel Coming For Pompano?

October 14, 2008:

It has been reported that Pompano Park had planned to today ask the Broward County Commission for zoning changes which would allow the Florida racetrack to expand its casino and build a 500-room hotel....read on

Jamieson Comments On Ontario Regional

October 14, 2008:

The first of four regional driving events for Canada's 2009 National Driving Championship will be taking place this coming Monday (October 20) at Grand River Raceway, and Jody Jamieson is looking to get it on....read on

Ken Oliver Steers Six Winners

October 14, 2008:

Backing driver Ken Oliver during the Saturday, October 11 card of racing at the Norfolk Fair in Simcoe, ON proved to be a good bet, as the 35-year-old resident of Hamilton won sixty per cent of the races on the program....read on

Forry Named USTA Registrar

October 14, 2008:

The USTA executive committee, which met this past weekend in Columbus, has confirmed the appointment of Janet Forry as the Association's registrar, effective immediately....read on

Sale Entry Deadline Extended

October 14, 2008:

Deadline for the Island Standardbred Mixed Sale, to be held on Saturday, October 18, has been extended due to the holiday to Tuesday, October 14....read on

BCSA / Jim Keeling Jr. Scholarship News

October 14, 2008:

On Friday, October 10 at Fraser Downs, members of the BC Standardbred Association presented five lucky recipients cheques for $5,000 each as part of the BCSA - Jim Keeling Jr. Memorial Scholarship....read on

Clare MacDonald Fundraiser Sat., Oct. 25

October 14, 2008:

The Truro Harness Horse Owners Association is planning a fundraiser in support of Clare MacDonald, who was injured in a racing accident in Saint John, NB earlier this summer....read on

Cam From The West Wins Again!

October 14, 2008:

Trot 4 Kids Name The Foal Contest graduate Cam From The West is back!...read on

Stage Set For Bobby Quillen Memorial

October 13, 2008:

The 2nd Annual Bobby Quillen Memorial Pace, which attracted many of harness racing's hardest hitters, got underway Monday at Harrington Raceway in the form of a pair of $30,000 eliminations....read on

Faves Foiled In WFR Preferreds

October 13, 2008:

It wasn't a very good day for the favourites in the Preferred events at Western Fair Raceway on Monday. In fact, they went a combined 0-for-4....read on

Solid Night For Saftic And Trotters

October 13, 2008:

Driver Mike Saftic had a couple of very talented, not to mention very popular, trotters to team on Monday evening at Woodbine Racetrack and both of them prevailed....read on

Semi-Finals Set For Grassrooters

October 13, 2008:

This Friday, on the second night of Grassroots Semifinal action at Flamboro Downs, sixty-four of the province's most talented two-year-olds will bring their 'A' game to the Dundas oval in search of a...read on

Elims Set For Lady Maud

October 13, 2008:

Fourteen three-year-old fillies have been entered for Yonkers Raceway's Lady Maud Pace, with a total purse of $421,030....read on

Brennan Returns To Action

October 13, 2008:

George Brennan, sidelined with a broken wrist since the end of May, returned to the sulky for the first time on October 13, driving in seven races at Freehold Raceway....read on

Bouchard Returns To Batavia

October 13, 2008:

The $10,000 All-Star Driver's challenge resumes this Wednesday evening at Batavia Downs, with Stephane Bouchard in town to drive for charity....read on

Dube Takes Chester Drivers' Challenge

October 13, 2008:

Propelled by a four-win performance yesterday afternoon, Dan Dube coasted home to victory in the second annual Harrah's Chester Drivers' Challenge....read on

Freshmen Fillies Shine In Keystone Classic

October 13, 2008:

Two-year-old trotting fillies All Star Hanover and Broadway Paige showed some serious speed this afternoon taking new lifetime marks in their respective Keystone Classic divisions at The Meadows....read on

Lawrence Duncan Gillis Passes

October 13, 2008:

Lawrence Duncan Gillis of Truro, Nova Scotia passed on Thursday, October 9 at the age of 73 in Colchester Regional Hospital surrounded by his family....read on

Pierce Comments On Trotting World Record

October 13, 2008:

When Enough Talk became the first trotter in harness racing history to finish a mile in less than 1:50 on October 11 at Colonial Downs, it might have been no surprise to see Ron Pierce sitting in the sulky....read on

Sophomores Go For Broke At Flamboro

October 13, 2008:

When Ontario's top three-year-old trotters and pacers line up behind the starting gate at Flamboro Downs on Thursday, all the hard work they did to get into the Grassroots Semifinals ceases to matter....read on

USTA Announces New VP

October 13, 2008:

Michael J. “Mike” Tanner, 42, an experienced racing industry executive, has been hired as the new executive vice president of the U.S. Trotting Association (USTA)....read on

PHHA, Drivers Donate To Keep Children Warm

October 13, 2008:

Earl Beal, Jr., President of the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen's Association, today announced that PHHA members who took part in the Driver's Challenge on October 12 at Harrah's Chester Racetrack & Casino contributed their earnings to Operation Warm...read on

Red Mile To Close For Winter

October 13, 2008:

For the first time in years, The Red Mile may be closing its doors for the winter....read on

Misterizi Qualifies At Mohawk

October 13, 2008:

After a brief layoff, this year's Nat Ray winner Misterizi returned to the track in Mohawk Racetrack's Monday morning qualifying session....read on

Fundraising Lunch Tomorrow At Kawartha

October 13, 2008:

Kawartha Downs will be hosting 'Think Pink' Night At The Races on Saturday, October 18, a fundraising evening in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, but the action will get started on Tuesday afternoon....read on

Enhanced SC Online Sale Catalogue

October 13, 2008:

The online catalogue for the SC Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale now features TrackIT pedigrees with highlights for recent performers....read on

SC Office Closed For Thanksgiving

October 13, 2008:

Please take note that Standardbred Canada's Mississauga, ON office will be closed Monday, October 13 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday....read on

Enough Hanover Wins Windsor Preferred

October 12, 2008:

It took every inch of racetrack for Enough Hanover to prevail as the odds-on choice in Sunday's feature race – the $10,000 Preferred Pace – at Windsor Raceway....read on

Stakes Filled Sunday In Montreal

October 12, 2008:

Fans at Hippodrome de Montreal were treated to a stakes heavy program on Sunday afternoon, as the Quebec oval rolled out the red carpet for an assortment of two and three-year-old stars....read on

Four Baggers For Forwards

October 12, 2008:

The Sunday afternoon card of racing at the St. Johns Racing & Entertainment Centre belonged to the tandem of Scott and Shane Forward, who joined forces to win four races on the nine-race program....read on

Whatta Hotty Grabs Gold In Rideau

October 12, 2008:

Both horse and driver celebrated the biggest victory of their respective careers on Sunday evening at Rideau Carleton Raceway, as Whatta Hotty and reinsman Garrett Whelan prevailed in the $140,000 OSS Gold Series final for three-year-old trotting fillies....read on

Deep Finesse Highlights ABC Finals

October 12, 2008:

A quartet of $25,000 Atlantic Breeders Crown finals highlighted a star-studded Sunday afternoon program at the Charlottetown Driving Park, and there's no arguing who the most impressive winner was on the card....read on


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