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Another Record Handle At Tioga

June 8, 2020:

Tyler Buter had a productive Monday at Tioga Downs thanks to a five-win performance including a score in the $10,000 Open Trot with Prairie Fortune....read on

USHWA Announces Handicapping Contest

June 8, 2020:

The United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) will host the next free harness racing handicapping contest on Scott Alberg’s Facebook page on Tuesday, June 16 on opening night at Harrah’s Hoosier Park....read on

Vernon Downs Returns Wednesday

June 8, 2020:

Vernon Downs is set to begin its 67th year of racing on Wednesday (June 10) with a 12-dash card that will be contested with no fans in attendance....read on

Gaitway Overflows With Qualifiers

June 8, 2020:

The absolute onslaught of qualifying races continued on Monday, June 8. Dozens upon dozens of races showcased a cross section of raceway horses, up and comers, returning stars, and some progeny from first-crop stallions....read on

Running Aces Qualifying, Racing Info

June 8, 2020:

Officials with Running Aces have released comprehensive information regarding upcoming qualifying sessions and live race cards....read on

New USHWA Youth Members Named

June 8, 2020:

The United States Harness Writers Association has announced that its 2020/21 USHWA Youth Membership drive has produced a talented triple-dead-heat finish....read on

Mohawk Training Sign-Up For Wednesday Opens At 3 P.M.

June 8, 2020:

Woodbine Mohawk Park’s race office would like to inform horsepeople that the sign-up to train this week at Mohawk opens later today (Monday, June 8) at 3 p.m....read on

Delbert Biccum Passes

June 8, 2020:

Standardbred horseman Delbert A. Biccum, 93, of Port Jervis, NY and formerly of Montague, NJ, passed away on May 28, 2020 at Achieve Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility in Liberty, NY....read on

Kenny Young Passes

June 8, 2020:

Standardbred horseman Kenneth 'Kenny' Young, 68, of Riverton, passed away at his residence on Thursday, June 4, 2020 with his family by his side....read on

Record Handle At Tioga

June 8, 2020:

Tioga Downs held its 2020 opening-day card on Sunday, June 7, and the five-eighths mile raceway produced a new record handle....read on

Salive Excited For Clinton Meet

June 8, 2020:

“Clinton Raceway is always a privilege to visit and work, as, in my view, it is the quintessential example of how the roots of the sport are supposed to be preserved.”...read on

Gagnon Takes Seven In Rideau Return

June 7, 2020:

Driver Guy Gagnon dominated in the first racing card back at Rideau Carleton Raceway, winning seven of the 10 races on Sunday (June 7) with three of his winners coming from his own barn....read on

Moreau, Roy Sweep Georgian Preferreds

June 7, 2020:

Trainer Richard Moreau and driver Louis-Philippe Roy teamed to land favourites Sicario and Legion Seelster in the winner’s circle of the $11,500 Preferred 2 Trot and Preferred 2 Pace respectively on Sunday (June 7) at Georgian Downs....read on

Gold Star Mysti Wins Tioga Open

June 7, 2020:

Gold Star Mysti won the $10,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace in front of no spectators on opening day (June 7) at Tioga Downs....read on

Changes To Kawartha Qualifiers

June 7, 2020:

Officials with Kawartha Downs wish to advise participants of a change to upcoming qualifying sessions....read on

Dresden's 2020 Meet Kicks Off

June 7, 2020:

Dresden Raceway kicked off its 2020 season of live Standardbred racing on Sunday, June 7 with a 10-race program. Although spectators were not in attendance, fans watching remotely were surely happy to have racing back at the cherished half-mile oval....read on

Howard Releasing New S-Bred Book

June 7, 2020:

It has been announced that author Victoria Howard will soon be releasing a new book about a Standardbred that went from the racetrack to the police ranks....read on

Graduate Series Opener Nears

June 7, 2020:

Tioga Downs will host the first Grand Circuit stakes event of the 2020 season when the first leg of the Graduate Series for four-year-old trotters comes to the southern tier of New York on Sunday, June 14....read on

SOANY Disagrees With Yonkers Testing

June 7, 2020:

The Standardbred Owners and Breeders Association of New York has announced that it is against the current position that Yonkers Raceway has taken in regard to antibody testing....read on

Propulsion Banned In Sweden During Investigation

June 7, 2020:

Svensk Travsport, Sweden's national harness racing association, has announced that Propulsion, who won the 2020 Elitloppet last week, has been banned for the time being, as an investigation into the star trotter is currently being conducted....read on

Highalator Lights The Board At 'M1'

June 7, 2020:

For faithful fans of the standout aged pacer Highalator, Saturday night (June 6) at the Meadowlands was an extremely profitable one....read on

$20K Guaranteed Pick 5 Monday At Northfield

June 6, 2020:

MGM Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $20,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee on Monday (June 8).

Beginning in Race 2, the $20,000 Pick 5 guaranteed total pool includes a carryover of $5,022.

This wager is being offered as part of the Strategic Wagering Program through the United States Trotting Association....read on

Hello Love Hustles In Georgian Preferred

June 6, 2020:

Trainer-driver Shawn Steacy sent Hello Love to the front and faced little challenge when taking the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace, the featured event on the eight-race card opening the Georgian Downs meet Saturday (June 6)....read on

'Sonofagun' Dominates Mohawk Preferred

June 6, 2020:

Evenwood Sonofagun, in red-hot form when racing suspended, resumed from where he left off and turned in the performance of the weekend with a stunning 1:49.2 victory in the $36,000 Preferred Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday (June 6)....read on

Gassien Opens, Closes Kawartha Kickoff

June 6, 2020:

Driver Reg Gassien, last season's leading driver, steered the winners of the first and last races of the 10-race welcome back card at Kawartha Downs on Saturday (June 6)....read on

Iluvtomakemoney Rolls At Buffalo

June 6, 2020:

Iluvtomakemoney cashed on some live cover and took the featured $11,000 Class AA pace in 1:54 over the fast track at Buffalo Raceway on Saturday (June 6)....read on

Beauty Is Blind Upsets In Sarnia Return

June 6, 2020:

Off at odds of 18-1, Beauty Is Blind popped pocket to light the board bright in the first evening back racing at Hiawatha Horse Park Saturday (June 6)....read on

Screen Test Takes Charlottetown Feature

June 6, 2020:

Despite interference and moving three-wide at the halfway point, Screen Test had more than the field could handle when taking the $3,000 Preferred Pace at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park on Saturday (June 6)....read on

Odds On Osiris Makes 2020 Debut

June 6, 2020:

Odds On Osiris might not be a household name outside of Indiana but his connections have high hopes for the sophomore pacing colt, including a possible appearance north of the border at the end of August....read on

Solid Opener For Hanover Raceway

June 6, 2020:

Hanover Raceway entered the 2020 harness racing season with a shift to an afternoon post time in hopes that the half-miler could gain some additional exposure in a less crowded time slot. The results show that customers were most certainly more aware....read on

Parham Pens Integrity Pledge

June 6, 2020:

One of harness racing's most prominent owners has penned an 'integrity pledge' for trainers in his employ to sign, and he's shared that pledge in an open letter....read on

Exhibition Park Kicks Off Season

June 6, 2020:

It took more than some moisture from Mother Nature to dampen the spirits of the harness racing community in New Brunswick as live racing returned to Exhibition Park Raceway in Saint John, N.B. on Saturday (June 6)....read on

Stars Continue To Prepare For Action

June 6, 2020:

Horses with high expectations for this season continue to make debut appearances at tracks across the continent, and Saturday's qualifying session at The Meadowlands was certainly not short on star power....read on

Georgian Downs Set For Opener

June 6, 2020:

Georgian Downs begins its 2020 racing season this evening with an eight-race card of exciting Standardbred action....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1950s

June 6, 2020:

In the current edition of Rewind Robert Smith has assembled a variety of short stories and old photos for the monthly feature Years Ago....read on

Owner Thrilled With Canadian Experience

June 6, 2020:

It's common to see horses competing in North American harness racing from overseas. One country that many wouldn't consider a strong exporter of Standardbreds is Great Britain, and perhaps one speedy 'son of a gun' will change that....read on

Manchego, 'Kissin' Rock The Clock

June 6, 2020:

The return of racing at the Meadowlands from the coronavirus shutdown featured phenomenal performances by a pair of Nancy Takter trainees....read on

Racing Returns To Mohawk

June 5, 2020:

A spectator-free Woodbine Mohawk Park played host to its first card of live racing in 78 days on Friday evening (June 5)....read on

Ozzie Young Opens Grand River Season

June 5, 2020:

While the fans weren't in the stands, Grand River Raceway kicked off its 2020 season with a 10-race card on Friday evening (June 5) in Elora, Ont....read on

Revised NYSS Dates Announced

June 5, 2020:

Dates have been announced for the first three-year-old legs of the 2020 New York Sire Stakes season. The season will open with three-year-old trotting fillies at Tioga Downs on June 21....read on

NJ Baby Races To Be Live Streamed

June 5, 2020:

A live stream of the Gaitway Farm and Magical Acres baby races next week will be available, courtesy of Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey, Gaitway Farm and Magical Acres....read on

Distinctiv Rusty Shines As Truro Meet Begins

June 5, 2020:

Veteran East Coast pacer Distinctiv Rusty picked up where he left off last year, winning his season’s debut on Opening Day of Truro Raceway’s 2020 harness racing meet....read on

Positive Test For EHM In Ontario

June 5, 2020:

On June 3, 2020, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a confirmed case of equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM) due to equine herpes virus-1 (EHV-1) at a boarding facility in Durham County....read on

Wiggle It Jiggleit Still Has It

June 5, 2020:

As a number of harness racing's top performers from 2019 were out at The Meadowlands for qualifying activity on Friday (June 5) one of the sport's more established stars showed he's not ready to give up the headlines just yet....read on

Notice Regarding Grand River Phones

June 5, 2020:

The race office at Grand River Raceway would like to advise participants that the race office phone lines will be unavailable during construction....read on

Dresden Ready For Opening Day

June 5, 2020:

When starter Dave Prior calls the horses behind the gate for Sunday’s first race at Dresden Raceway it will be a different feeling as the grandstand at Ontario's 'Little Saratoga' will be empty....read on

Another Handle Record For Scioto

June 5, 2020:

Eldorado Scioto Downs had another record-breaking night on Thursday (June 4)....read on

The Meadows To Qualify Monday

June 5, 2020:

The Meadows will be hosting qualifying races on Monday, June 8, at 11:00 a.m....read on

Rose Run Quest Favoured At CDP

June 5, 2020:

Saturday night racing returns to P.E.I. and last year’s Governor’s Plate champion will try to overcome the outside post in the top event at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Yonkers Looking To Resume Activity

June 5, 2020:

Reports indicate that Yonkers Raceway could be resuming activity around the middle of the month....read on


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