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Confederation Cup Heats Drawn

August 14, 2008:

Post positions for the elimination heats of Confederation Cup XXXII were drawn this morning during a press conference at Flamboro Downs....read on

Somebeachsomewhere Smashes OSS Record

August 10, 2008:

In what's become his trademark style, Somebeachsomewhere powered to an eye-catching victory earlier tonight at Mohawk Racetrack in the $180,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold final for three-year-old pacing colts, and effortlessly set a new OSS record of 1:49.2 while he was at it....read on

SBOA Announces New Ownership Group

August 7, 2008:

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association has announced the formation of their newest ownership syndicate for the 2008 New Owners Mentoring Program....read on

Somebeachsomewhere Bounces Back

August 3, 2008:

Somebeachsomewhere made a triumphant return to Mohawk Racetrack on Sunday and had a large crowd cheering in the stretch as he captured a $50,000 Three-Year-Old Open Pace for Paul MacDonell in 1:49....read on

Hambletonian News Centre

August 2, 2008:

The $1.5 million Hambletonian takes place this afternoon at the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey. All of the up-to-date information surrounding the event is right here....read on

MacDonell Comments On Meadowlands Pace

July 24, 2008:

After just narrowly missing in what many believe was one of the most thrilling harness races in the history of the sport, Somebeachsomewhere's veteran reinsman, Paul MacDonell has commented on his feelings since the $1.1 million Meadowlands Pace....read on

Art Official Upsets in the Meadowlands Pace

July 19, 2008:

Art Official snapped Somebeachsomewhere's undefeated streak in world record fashion with a 1:47 victory in the $1.1 million Meadowlands Pace on Saturday night at the Meadowlands....read on

Colby On CBC-Bound Im Just Special

July 16, 2008:

She didn't send shockwaves at two, but Camluck filly Im Just Special has given co-owner Ted Colby multiple reasons to look forward to the Canadian Breeders Championship eliminations this weekend at Mohawk Racetrack.She didn't send shockwaves at two, but Camluck filly Im Just Special has given co-owner Ted Colby multiple reasons to look forward to the Canadian Breeders Championship eliminations this weekend at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

City Officials On Woodbine Live!

July 16, 2008:

"(Woodbine Live!) is going to be a mini Walt Disney World in Rexdale," councillor Rob Ford said after it was announced that Toronto City Council approved a $120 million tax break over a 20-year span for the Woodbine Entertainment Group....read on

Atlantic Provinces Bursary Program Returns

July 16, 2008:

Standardbred Canada and the Atlantic Provinces have collaborated for the second consecutive year on the Atlantic Provinces Bursary Program....read on

Xtreme Xpress Tickets Going Fast!

July 16, 2008:

Tickets for the Xtreme Xpress buses headed to Georgian Downs for Xtreme Horsepower on Saturday, August 9 are going fast!...read on

OSS Flamboro Draw Complete

July 16, 2008:

The draw for the Ontario Sires Stakes Gold final and consolation to be conducted this Friday at Flamboro Downs has been completed and is available online....read on

Toronto Approves $120 Million Tax Break

July 16, 2008:

By a vote of 36-2, Toronto City Council today approved the proposal for the Woodbine Entertainment Group to receive $120 million in new property tax breaks over 20 years. The tax breaks come in accordance with the Woodbine Live! expansion....read on

MacGrath To Call At The Meadowlands

July 16, 2008:

In terms of his work with Somebeachsomewhere, Brent MacGrath has been right on his game. Although, tomorrow night at the Meadowlands Racetrack the owner-trainer will have to be sharp in a different aspect of the racing game....read on

Mainstream Attention For Young Albertans

July 16, 2008:

The five young standardbred lovers that have spoken out about the situation in the Alberta industry received some mainstream attention in today's edition of the Edmonton Sun....read on

News From The Red Mile

July 16, 2008:

The Red Mile announced this morning that Frank Bruno of Freehold, New Jersey will assume the position of racing secretary for the early fall meet at the Lexington, Kentucky oval....read on

Rosecroft Facing Uncertainty Without Slots

July 16, 2008:

Representatives from Rosecroft Raceway have told the Maryland Racing Commission that the five-eighths mile oval can no longer afford to stage live racing....read on

ORC Rules On No Contest

July 15, 2008:

The Ontario Racing Commission has ruled on Friday's OSS elimination at Flamboro Downs which was deemed a 'no contest' due to an accident....read on

Mohawk Hosts CBC Elims

July 15, 2008:

Three-year-olds will be out in full force at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday and Saturday evening as the Campbellville, ON oval will host the eliminations for this year's Canadian Breeders Championships....read on

PR Team Wanted for Somebeachsomewhere

July 15, 2008:

Standardbred Canada is seeking volunteers to help in a public relations campaign to maximize news opportunities and get as much publicity as possible for Somebeachsomewhere....read on

Favourites Foiled In KD's Gold Elims

July 15, 2008:

It was a tough day for favourites, who were shut out, in the trio of OSS Gold Series eliminations for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings at Kawartha Downs on Tuesday....read on

Tricky Triumphs In Woodstock Feature

July 15, 2008:

Tricky visited the winner's circle for the second consecutive start thanks to her half-length score in Tuesday's $15,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace at Woodstock Raceway....read on

Faves Dominate In NYSS At Vernon

July 15, 2008:

Race favorites Napoleon, Big Apple Deli, Make It Happen, General Royal and Hall of Fame driver John Campbell didn't disappoint in Tuesday night's $233,930 New York Sires Stakes action for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings at Vernon Downs....read on

Pacing Fillies Battle In NYSS At Yonkers

July 15, 2008:

For the second consecutive evening, Yonkers Raceway hosted the Empire's leading three-year-old fillies....read on

Brawn Seelster A Half-Mile Wizard

July 15, 2008:

If they handed out awards for half-mile iron horses, you could certainly put Brawn Seelster at the top of the list when it comes to picking out worthy candidates....read on

Dr. Norman Amos Passes

July 15, 2008:

Dr. Norman Amos passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 15 at Stratford General Hospital with his family at his side. The resident of St. Marys was in his 86th year....read on

Western Fair Applies For Date Changes

July 15, 2008:

Western Fair Raceway has submitted an application to the Ontario Racing Commission as it seeks to make a number of changes to its 2008 racing calendar....read on

Hollywood Meets Horse Racing

July 15, 2008:

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the appointment of Bo Derek and David Israel to the California Horse Racing Board....read on

Swoosh Hanover Ties Pocono Track Record

July 15, 2008:

Swoosh Hanover romped to a conditioned trotting win and matched a track record in the process on Tuesday afternoon at Pocono Downs....read on

MacGrath Comments On 'The Beach'

July 15, 2008:

Somebeachsomewhere will bid for his eleventh straight win as the overwhelming 2-5 morning line favourite in the $1.1 million Meadowlands Pace on Saturday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Freshmen Fillies Flock To Woodstock

July 15, 2008:

Woodstock Raceway is gearing up for its first Ontario Sires Stakes event of the summer this Saturday, July 19, rolling out the red carpet for five $20,000 divisions of two-year-old trotting fillies in their Grassroots debut....read on

Gazette Reports On Exodus

July 15, 2008:

The Montreal Gazette ran another story this past Sunday detailing the ripple effect horsemen have been dealing with since Hippodrome de Montreal has ceased to host live racing....read on

Summer Sizzler Early Deadline Approaching

July 15, 2008:

Owners and horsemen are reminded that the early discount deadline for the Summer Sizzler Mixed Sale is Monday, July 21....read on

Meadowlands Pace Post Draw Complete

July 15, 2008:

The post position draw has been completed for $1.1 million Meadowlands Pace, to be raced this Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Sandown Promotions Go Over Well

July 15, 2008:

More than 2,000 fans flocked to Sandown Park for the opening day of the Vancouver Island three-day meet on Saturday....read on

Yearling Sale Preview Online

July 15, 2008:

The preview for the 1,139 yearlings entered in the 2008 edition of the Standardbred Horse Sales Company sale at Harrisburg is now online and may be found ...read on

Jamieson To Contest Driving Championship

July 15, 2008:

Tioga Downs has announced that Jody Jamieson, Canada's reigning Driver of the Year, will be the sponsor's exemption for its second annual Drivers' Championship....read on

Initiatives Implemented At Penn. National

July 15, 2008:

Penn National Gaming, Inc., the second largest owner of pari-mutuel racing facilities in North America (including Freehold Raceway), today announced the implementation of several initiatives intended to ensure the continued health and safety of equine participants at its racetracks....read on

Qualifiers At Hippodrome de Montreal

July 15, 2008:

Thanks to ATAQ, qualifiers will take place at Hippodrome de Montreal Saturday, July 19 and every Wednesday until August 27, 2008....read on

Balmoral Revamping Track

July 15, 2008:

Balmoral Park in Crete, Illinois has announced that its one-mile track is undergoing a complete renovation for its August 9 re-opening....read on

Forest City Pedigrees Available

July 15, 2008:

Forest City Yearling Sale pedigrees for both the Selected Sale on Sunday, October 19, and the Preferred Sale on Sunday, October 26, 2008 are now available....read on

Segment On 'The Beach' To Air Saturday

July 15, 2008:

Just a few hours before Somebeachsomewhere races in the final of the $ 1.1 million Meadowlands Pace Saturday night, residents of New Brunswick can get a closer look at the Mach Three colt on Rogers Community Television at 6:30 p.m....read on

Maze Sends Open Letter To Lindsay

July 15, 2008:

Breeder/owner Robert Maze of Stony Plain, AB has sent an open letter to Frederick Lindsay, a high ranking member of the Alberta legislature for Stony Plain, AB, asking for support in light of the current state of the province's industry....read on

HRO The Way To Go?

July 15, 2008:

In its industry review report released in June, the Ontario Government proposed Horse Racing Ontario as a governing body going forward. Given the current industry landscape in Alberta, many are speaking out on the idea....read on

KD Forced To Cancel Anniversary Pace

July 15, 2008:

Kawartha Downs has announced that it has had to cancel its signature race, The Anniversary Pace, which had been scheduled for Saturday, July 19....read on

Morrill, Jr. Captures Four Sire Stakes

July 15, 2008:

Yesterday during New York Sire Stakes action at Monticello Raceway, driver Jim Morrill, Jr. triumphed in four of six divisions, including a win with Duane Marfisi-trained On The Brink....read on

Morrill Triples in NYSS at Yonkers

July 15, 2008:

Yonkers Raceway's second sojourn into New York Sires Stakes action offered three-year-old trotting fillies in excess of $223,000 in Monday night's divisions of the Mike Cipriani Trot....read on

Snazzy Hot Rod Overlooked in Open

July 14, 2008:

Snazzy Hot Rod must have felt a bit like Rodney Dangerfield when he caught a glimpse of his closing odds on the way to the winner's circle following his score in Monday's $47,000 Open Trot at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Cross-Border Winning For Bale Me Out

July 14, 2008:

Thirty-seven freshman pacing fillies from every corner of the province descended on Grand River Raceway on Monday evening to wage five impressive Grassroots battles....read on

Native Bride Impressive Again in PASS

July 14, 2008:

Edging first-over up the backstretch, scored her third consecutive win and her 11th career victory thanks to a 1:51.2 performance in Pennsylvania Sires Stakes action on Monday afternoon at Harrah's Chester....read on


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