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MacLeod: No Racing, No Slots!

February 24, 2009:

According to a story by The Belleville Intelligencer, Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod has said that the doors to the New Quinte Exhibition and Raceway should stay closed until live racing is taking place, not when the slots parlour is ready to hit the ground running...read on

Luderitz: Industry Needs Powerful Change

February 24, 2009:

Yesterday at the Pennsylvania Gaming Congress and Mid-Atlantic Racing Forum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Penn National’s Gary Luderitz, general manager of that track’s Hollywood Casino, answered a complaint that...read on

Bills Filed In Kentucky

February 24, 2009:

According to a report on courier-journal.com, Kentucky house speaker Larry Clark yesterday filed three bills. The bills propose increased takeout, taxes, and out-of-comp...read on

Truro Cancels Due To Strangles

February 24, 2009:

Truro Raceway will be dark for at least another Sunday because of a suspected outbreak of the infectious equine strangles virus at the Nova Scotia track....read on

Second Truro Horse Positive For Strangles

February 24, 2009:

According to a report today by The Chronicle Herald, a second horse at Truro Raceway has tested positive for equine strangles....read on

Auckland Reactor's Impact Felt

February 24, 2009:

When the connections of Auckland Reactor announced that the son of Mach Three would be contesting the Inter Dominion in Queensland, Australia, bookmakers stated that the whole ballgame, in terms of the early wagering, has...read on

Hey, You Forgot Your Horse!

February 24, 2009:

According to a report by The Scotsman, a showjumping horse, pet lizard, Porsche keys and artificial limbs were just some of items left at Travelodge hotels in 2008....read on

Magee Nearing 11,000 Wins

February 24, 2009:

Groucho Marx once said that getting older was no problem; you just have to live long enough. It’s a little like how Dave Magee feels as he approaches...read on

SBOANJ Secures $400k Enhancement For NJSS; $1.2 Million For NJ Overnights

February 24, 2009:

The Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey has successfully negotiated a $400,000 purse enhancement for the New Jersey Sire Stakes events contested at the Meadowlands in 2009 as well...read on

'Dewey Degree' Scholarship Announced

February 24, 2009:

The Upstate New York Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association is looking for eligible high...read on

Mel, You're Irresistible!

February 24, 2009:

On Monday, February 23 at the Meadows, Irresistible Mel has become the Rodney Dangerfield of the Big TARP, a series for three and four-year-old trotting colts and geldings....read on

Rankin Piece Aired; $50,000 Reward Offered

February 24, 2009:

On Monday, February 23, CTV News Ottawa aired a piece about the murder mystery surrounding Ottawa-area horseman Randy Rankin. The video is available...read on

USHWA Night Of Stars Journal Online

February 24, 2009:

Those that were not able to attend the recent Night of Stars banquet at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas can still see everything that went on and read the souvenir journal in its entirety....read on

Horsemen To Meet With Christie

February 24, 2009:

Representatives of New Jersey’s racing interests will be meeting on Tuesday night, February 24 with former US Attorney Christopher Christie who is making a bid to be the Republican gubernatorial can...read on

Joanette: Good News For Belleville

February 24, 2009:

According to Mario Joanette, a consultant hired by Baymount Inc., Belleville residents should be patient in regard to the stagnant development of the New Quinte...read on

Keystone Empire Takes Pompano Feature

February 24, 2009:

With a quick brush to the lead after the half mile marker, Keystone Empire and driver Richard Simard were able to score their second victory of the year with a 1:56.3 triumph in Monday’s $16,000 Open Handicap Trot...read on

Tetrick Takes Five At Dover

February 23, 2009:

Tim Tetrick turned in a five-win performance at Dover Downs on Monday, and that helped the green and yellow-clad reinsman push his 2009 win total to 71....read on

Armbro Chronicle Wins Again

February 23, 2009:

Trotting stalwart Armbro Chronicle notched yet another victory against Open level trotters at Woodbine Racetrack despite encountering traffic troubles which resembled the 401 highway on a Friday night...read on

Windsun Twister Scores In Ont. Boys

February 23, 2009:

Windsun Twister and driver Luc Ouellette successfully navigated a bulky field of 12 to win Monday’s single $20,000 division in the second leg of the Ontario Boys Pacing Series for four-year-olds...read on

Trottin Troy Rebounds In Preferred

February 23, 2009:

Trottin Troy was a bad boy in the Preferred ranks on February 9 at Western Fair Raceway, but he redeemed himself in today’s follow-up try for the tandem of trainer Steve Bossence and driver Dave Wall....read on

Research Unites Athletes And Horses

February 23, 2009:

What do Hines Ward and a racehorse have in common? The answer is becoming clear in research being conducted with performance horses at Cornell University...read on

Southwestern Dream - A Vision Of Speed

February 23, 2009:

Southwestern Dream made his win in the Aquarius Series final on February 21 at the Meadowlands...read on

Arrangements For John Woodland

February 23, 2009:

Visitation and funeral arrangements have been finalized for John Woodland, who passed away on Saturday, February 21 at the age of 67...read on

Horsemen To Meet With Christie

February 23, 2009:

Representatives of New Jersey's racing interests will be meeting tomorrow with former U.S. Attorney Christopher Christie who is making a bid to be the Republican gubernatorial candidate....read on

ORC’s Webb Meets With WEG Drivers

February 23, 2009:

On Saturday night at Woodbine, just prior to racing, members of the WEG driver colony met with Ontario Racing Commission Senior Judge Pat Webb to go over a number of issues...read on

Doyle Comments On Uncertainty

February 23, 2009:

According to a report by Horse Racing Alberta, Northlands Park announcer Shannon 'Sugar' Doyle has yet to be notified if he will be getting the nod to call the action during the upcoming meet at Grande Prairie's Evergreen Park...read on

'Hope' Coming To Fraser

February 23, 2009:

Fraser Downs marketing manager Brock Lazaruk has commented on Harness the Hope, an upcoming fundraiser in support of breast cancer research....read on

New Management Course At U Of G

February 23, 2009:

Equine Guelph in partnership with the Office of Open Learning, University of Guelph, is offering a new online course in Equine Event Management...read on

Race Night Preview

February 23, 2009:

Another edition of Race Night on The Score from Woodbine hits the airwaves tonight from...read on

Update On Truro Strangles

February 23, 2009:

Joe Kelly, track manager at Truro Raceway, has said that he hopes to learn today the operating status of the Nova Scotia racetrack after the facility had to cancel a 12-dash card on Sunday, February 22 on a directive from the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission....read on

Copley Savours Success

February 23, 2009:

Last year at this time, Jamie Copley had sent 24 starters to the gate at Rideau Carleton Raceway. The only race he won was a qualifier. Total purse earnings: $3,612. Total UTR: Less than his weight...read on

Happy Paysak Passes

February 23, 2009:

Happy Paysak (p, 2, 1:55.4f, p, 1:54.1f) died of natural causes at the farm of John Nauss of Shinimcas, near Amherst, NS on Sunday, February 22...read on

Monticello Changes Post Time

February 23, 2009:

Beginning March 2 and continuing until further notice, Monticello Raceway will change its first race post times to 1:10pm., one-half hour later than the current post times....read on

Series To Benefit Juvenile Diabetes

February 23, 2009:

Beginning in early March, the North American Amateur Drivers Association (NAADA) will be sponsoring a trotting series which will benefit the National Juvenile Diabetes Foundation....read on

Karper: Consult The Industry

February 23, 2009:

Rick Karper, ex-president of the Quebec Trotting & Pacing Association (ATAQ), yesterday penned an open letter in reference to the ongoing situation...read on

Proposed Race Date For Charlottetown

February 23, 2009:

Subject to the approval of CPMA, the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has given the approval to the Charlottetown Driving Park to add a race date...read on

HRPEI Closes Office

February 23, 2009:

Harness Racing PEI announced this morning that due to a winter storm it has been forced to close its office...read on

Trites Grabs Hardware

February 23, 2009:

Fredericton's Todd Trites was named the 2008 Driver of the Year at Fredericton Raceway for the fourth straight year at the annual Fredericton Horsemen's...read on

Duke Is N.A.'s Winningest Standardardbred

February 22, 2009:

Duke made his seventh start of the season on Sunday evening at Rideau Carleton Raceway, and for the seventh straight start he went home a winner for...read on

Chupp’s Crew Puts On A Clinic

February 22, 2009:

After putting together a two-win performance at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday evening, trainer Mervin Chupp one-upped himself on the Sunday afternoon...read on

Fraser Feature To Real Beauty, Davis Triples

February 22, 2009:

After back-to-back near misses in the Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Fraser Downs, Real Beauty bounced back to get all the marbles in the Sunday afternoon edition...read on

Lisagain Impressive In Maiden Breaker

February 22, 2009:

One of the most impressive winners on Sunday afternoon’s card of racing at the Meadowlands was one of the most expensive yearlings to sell at auction in 2007...read on

Bohnarczyk Wins NHHC Qualifier

February 22, 2009:

Joseph Bohnarczyk of Wallington, NJ captured the $9,360 top prize in the 2009 National Harness Handicapping Championship Qualifier held Saturday night...read on

Northlands Takes Action Against Strangles

February 22, 2009:

With Les Butler, Northlands Park's chief racing executive, confirming Equine Strangles in the backstretch, the track is going forward with a recommended action plan...read on

Injury Interrupts Auckland Reactor’s Schedule

February 22, 2009:

Champion racehorse Auckland Reactor has suffered a minor injury and will miss the start of Auckland Cup week...read on

Macombers Are Hot At Pompano

February 22, 2009:

Right now they are one of the hottest percentage winning father and son teams in harness racing. Richard Macomber as the trainer and Ricky Macomber, Jr. as the driver and this Saturday night at the Isle Pompano Park saw their numbers only increase...read on

Digital Z Tam Wires Yonkers Open; Five For Bartlett

February 21, 2009:

Digital Z Tam took full advantage of his assigned pole position Saturday night, going the distance to annex Yonkers Raceway's $31,000 Open Handicap Pace...read on

Lucky No. Seven For Ramegade Bruiser

February 21, 2009:

Using his typical front-end tactics, Ramegade Bruiser exhibited a repeat performance of his past six Open Pace triumphs on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

Aquarius Stakes Record For Southwestern Dream

February 21, 2009:

In a stunning victory, Southwestern Dream established stakes records for the fastest mile [1:49.4] and highest payoff [$108] in the $84,000 Aquarius, one of three stakes finals contested Saturday night at the Meadowlands...read on

Going The Distance In World Record Fashion

February 21, 2009:

Bullion Bill A won again, Skads Winner pulled a mild surprise in the top trot while Dragons Blood and Pegasus Osborne both equaled the world record for a five-eighths mile dash at Dover Downs on Saturday...read on


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