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DeCosta Laying Down Law In Bermuda

January 21, 2009:

Bermuda Driving Horse and Pony Club president Nick DeCosta has confirmed that three of the club's members have been banned due to doping infractions....read on

Strike Upcoming At Windsor?

January 21, 2009:

According to a report by windsorstar.com, security guards and janitors at Windsor Raceway are threatening strike action...read on

Campbell Not Going To Prix d’Amerique

January 21, 2009:

John Campbell told Trot Insider this morning that, contrary to published reports, he has no plans to go to...read on

Wanted: Greener Pastures Coordinator

January 21, 2009:

The BC Standardbred Horse Adoption Society (Greener Pastures) is looking for a new program coordinator...read on

Esmeralda Semalu Sweeps The Field

January 20, 2009:

With an impressive three-wide move from last place on the final turn, Esmeralda Semalu and trainer/driver Joe Pavia, Jr. were able to post a one and one-quarter length triumph in winning the $16,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace on Tuesday at the Isle Pompano Park....read on

Easter Egg Hunt Finds Victory Lane At Dover

January 20, 2009:

Easter Egg Hunt found the winner’s circle at Dover Downs on Tuesday when she used a two-hole ride to deliver in the $27,000 Mares Open Pace, while driver Tim Tetrick recorded his first win of the season....read on

High Five For Brawn Seelster

January 20, 2009:

Brawn Seelster continued his dominance on Tuesday at Kawartha Downs when he disposed of...read on

Hollywood Star Takes Exception To PETA

January 20, 2009:

Standardbred Canada ran a story in November of 2008 outlining how PETA is trying to ban New York City's storied horse-drawn carriage industry....read on

Feb. Freeze Early Entry Closing Today

January 20, 2009:

Standardbred Canada's February Freeze sale will be held Sunday, February 22, 2009 at the SC Sale Pavilion at Flamboro Downs, and today is the deadline for early entries...read on

WEG Announces '09 Stakes Schedule

January 20, 2009:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group today released its outstanding 2009 standardbred stakes schedule, which includes the 26th renewal of the $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup at Mohawk Racetrack and the Breeders Crown at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

Police Want Racing Community’s Help

January 20, 2009:

An Ontario Racing Commission notice sent out this afternoon outlines how the...read on

O'Brien Profiles - Two-Year-Old Pacing Fillies

January 20, 2009:

With the 2008 O'Brien Awards less than two weeks away, the SC website will shine the spotlight on the finalists in each O'Brien division...read on

PEI Poker Tourney In Support Of Hughes

January 20, 2009:

It has been announced that on Saturday, January 24 there will be a Texas Hold 'Em poker tournament taking place in the east coast to benefit fallen horseman Kurt Hughes...read on

Top AB Mares Bought Back

January 20, 2009:

Horse Racing Alberta has reported that, for the time being, successful pacers Stabilo and Bedrock Motel are not going anywhere...read on

Book, Art Auction Supporting REACH

January 20, 2009:

The Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron (REACH) is pleased to announce it will be holding a book and art auction, which will take place...read on

First 'Donato' Foal Arrives At Hanover

January 20, 2009:

The first foal by the incomparable Donato Hanover was born at Hanover Shoe Farms on Saturday, January 17...read on

Updated: Fort Erie To Go Not-For-Profit?

January 20, 2009:

Reports today indicate that the Fort Erie racetrack for thoroughbreds could soon be a not-for-profit corporation, and details of the news have been released...read on

Karpathos Rebounds At Pompano

January 19, 2009:

Karpathos and driver Joe Pavia, Jr. used perfect cover from pacesetter and rival Battleshoe Victor to score a length victory in the $16,000 Open Handicap Trot at the Isle Pompano Park Monday....read on

I Aint No Fool Gets Last Laugh At Dover

January 19, 2009:

I Aint No Fool got back on the winning foot, Benns Shotgun and Western Hot Shot fired off wins in the triple feature headliners at Dover Downs on Monday....read on

Afternoon Dreams Strikes In Lifetime Dream

January 19, 2009:

Afternoon Dreams used an eye-catching final-quarter rally to haul down the favourites and win Monday's $57,100 Lifetime Dream Trotting Series Final for four-year-old mares at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Suprizemeagain Tops Tattersalls Mixed Sale

January 19, 2009:

Suprizemeagain, a three-year-old Western Hero colt, topped the 2009 Tattersalls January Select Mixed Sale at The Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Monday when Ben Wallace of Milton, Ontario signed the sales slip for...read on

Dangerous Years Dazzles At WFR

January 19, 2009:

Driver Don McElroy sent Dangerous Years to the front from Post 7 on Monday afternoon at Western Fair Raceway and she never looked back to score in the $15,200 Fillies and Mares Preferred Pace....read on

Do Casinos Need Horse Racing?

January 19, 2009:

An article appeared on the Public Gaming Research Institute website today that discusses the impact horse racing has on gambling at casinos....read on

Freehold's 'Dr. King Memorial' Contested

January 19, 2009:

Freehold Raceway's inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Pace took place this afternoon on the day the United States honours the great American civil rights leader...read on

OHHA, WEG To Resume Talks

January 19, 2009:

OHHA president Bill O’Donnell reports that he has spoken with David Willmot, chairman and chief executive officer for Woodbine Entertainment Group, and they agreed to meet to discuss the situation in February...read on

ASBA Stallion Registration Deadline

January 19, 2009:

The Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association, sponsor of the Atlantic Sires Stakes program, is reminding members that stallion registrations for the 2009 breeding year are due...read on

Zimmerman Leaving As SBOANJ Lobbyist

January 19, 2009:

Leon Zimmerman, a July 2009 inductee into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame Communicators Corner, is leaving his position as legislative lobbyist for the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of Ne...read on

WEG Announces '08 S-Bred Wagering Figures

January 19, 2009:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group today released its standardbred racing wagering figures for 2008...read on

Amour Angus Euthanized

January 19, 2009:

It was announced on Monday, January 19 that Amour Angus, dam of Andover Hall, Angus Hall, Conway Hall, and Emilie Cas El, among others, was humanely euthanized...read on

2009 Adios Purse Hiked Significantly

January 19, 2009:

The Meadows announced today that the 2009 edition of the Delvin Miller Adios will offer a projected total purse of...read on

More USHWA Winners Announced

January 19, 2009:

Murray Janoff, president of the Florida Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association, has announced the award winners for the 2008 season that will be honoured at the association’s annua...read on

Ward Stable Fast Off The Gate

January 19, 2009:

Courtesy of a pair of wins Saturday at Northlands Park, the stable of trainer Lance Ward has found itself tied atop the leaderboard at the Edmonton, AB oval....read on

O'Brien Profiles - Two-Year-Old Trotting Fillies

January 19, 2009:

With the 2008 O'Brien Awards less than two weeks away, the SC website will shine the spotlight on the finalists in each O'Brien division...read on

Change Your Luck Scores Lucky Number Seven

January 18, 2009:

Change Your Luck saw no changes in his normal race routine on Sunday evening at Windsor Raceway. The Eric Beach pupil continued his winning ways extending his streak to seven in his conditioning assignment...read on

Best Show In Town Takes Rideau Preferred

January 18, 2009:

Best Show In Town certainly put on a good show for fans tonight at Rideau Carleton Raceway. The seven-year-old son of Grinfromeartoear was the wire-to-wire winner in the $12,100 Preferred Pace...read on

BC Stallion Stake Finals Are A Go

January 18, 2009:

Camblazer and Oral Fixation finally got a chance to strut their stuff in a pair of $30,000 BC Stallion Stake Finals for two-year-olds this afternoon at Fraser Downs after a series of cancellations in late-December and early-January caused them to be put on hold...read on

Quebec Nomination Fees To Be Refunded

January 18, 2009:

They were a long time coming, but refunds for nominating fees to stakes events not held in Quebec last year are on the way...read on

Updated: Daniel Taneyhill Passes

January 18, 2009:

Horseman Daniel Taneyhill of Swartz Creek, Michigan has passed away at the age of 50, and a second set of details regarding arrangements have been announced via Standardbred Canada's commenting section...read on

Smaller Owners, Bigger Crowds?

January 18, 2009:

Inspired by 2008's Lloyd Chisholm Award winner Mike Hamilton and his work with the SBOA Mentoring Program, Kelly Spencer, Grand River Raceway's Marketing and Communications Manager, explores the potential benefits of fractional ownership in her latest blog New fractional owners = new fans...read on

'Saqqara' Off To Dreamy Start In '09

January 18, 2009:

Her sophomore season wasn’t all that impressive, with just one win in nine starts, and under $25,000 earned...read on

Cole Diddy Impressive At Big M

January 18, 2009:

Stake Your Claim Stable's Cole Diddy darted between horses in the stretch and rallied for a half-length victory in the $13,500 second race for conditioned pacers on Sunday afternoon at the Meadowlands...read on

Tickets Available For Western Fair Awards

January 18, 2009:

It’s just a month until Western Fair Raceway will stage its 31st annual awards night in The Carousel Room on February 21 and a major incentive is being offered for early bookings of tables for eight...read on

McNair's Rookie Season Online

January 18, 2009:

The precedent setting rookie season for driver Doug McNair has been chronicled in a London, Ontario television feature report which is now posted on the internet for worldwide viewing...read on

Callahan Steers Five At Dover

January 17, 2009:

Driver Corey Callahan guided five winners on Saturday night during Dover Downs' 15-race program. Sageinmotion won the $15,000 Male pace and The Shepherd won his second straight $14,500 4&5-Year-Old trot on a night of big prices...read on

Taneyhill Dominates At Windsor

January 17, 2009:

Horses owned and trained by Daniel Taneyhill took one-third of the evening’s races on Saturday at Windsor Raceway...read on

Five Straight For Vapor In The Wind

January 17, 2009:

Make it five straight wins for Vapor In The Wind ($5.40) at the Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park Saturday as the top pacer won the $16,000 Open Handicap for driver Kevin Wallis...read on

Tetrick Returns To Action; Winbak Speed Extends Streak

January 17, 2009:

Tim Tetrick made his first start since undergoing hip replacement surgery in the $35,000 Fillies & Mares Invitational Pace Saturday night at the Meadowlands...read on

SBOA Awards Presented

January 17, 2009:

Tonight the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association honoured the best of 2008 at an awards banquet and auction at the Delta Hotel in Guelph, Ont...read on

Please Poppy Trounces Rivals In Glorys Comet Final

January 17, 2009:

Please Poppy survived a parked-out trip, under harsh winter weather conditions, to post a convincing victory in the $90,000 Glorys Comet Trotting Series Final on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

J P Jackpot Wins Frinzi Invitational Pace

January 17, 2009:

J P Jackpot employed the time-tested tactic--inside speed in a short field--to annex Yonkers Raceway's $60,000 Dominic Frinzi Invitational Pace on Saturday...read on


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