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Rockin Mystery Mastery In Marquis

October 12, 2019:

It was a Friday night dedicated to pacing fillies at Century Mile, as the oval hosted a set of ABSS Stardust divisions for two-year-olds and the rich final of the ABSS Marquis for three-year-olds....read on

Vernon Main Event To Majestic Fire

October 11, 2019:

Majestic Fire and driver Dan Daley captured Friday’s $7,000 featured trot at Vernon Downs, and they did so in come-from-behind fashion....read on

Shards Halo N Strikes At Dayton

October 11, 2019:

Shards Halo N dominated the $16,000 Open Mares Pace at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Friday night, downing her rivals by an easing margin of 4-1/2 lengths in 1:51.3 over a rain-soaked racing strip....read on

Crown Prep For Only Take Cash

October 11, 2019:

Trainer Bob McIntosh is the second winningest trainer in the history of the Breeders Crown, and it looks like has a legitimate contender who could help him bolster his already impressive resume in the year-end event....read on

Batavia Open To Lougazi

October 11, 2019:

Lougazi was true to form on Friday night by getting away slow before and then closing fast to win the $12,500 Open Handicap trot at Batavia Downs....read on

Atlantic Sale Soars Over Million Mark

October 11, 2019:

It was a record-setting day on Prince Edward Island as for the first time in Atlantic Canadian history total sales exceeded $1 million at the 2019 Atlantic Classic Yearling Sale, held on Friday (Oct. 11) at the Crapaud Agri-Plex in Crapaud, P.E.I....read on

‘Philly’ Wins Philly Feature

October 11, 2019:

Hometown filly Philly Hanover made a strong move for driver Dexter Dunn down the backstretch of the $17,000 pacing features for fillies and mares on Friday afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia then paced off by herself to a 7-1/2 length victory in 1:51.2....read on

Seeking A Super-Nifty Saturday

October 11, 2019:

How does trainer Richard “Nifty” Norman feel about having four horses racing as part of Saturday's $1.8 million Ontario Sires Stakes Super Final card at Woodbine Mohawk Park?...read on

Theartofconfusion Steps Up Saturday

October 11, 2019:

While many of the horses competing in the Dan Rooney Invitational Pace compete on the Grand Circuit, traveling from track to track chasing harness racing’s biggest purses, Theartofconfusion will be at home....read on

Nows The Moment Splashes To Victory

October 11, 2019:

A stormy day and sloppy track was the backdrop for racing in Massachusetts on Friday (Oct. 11) but Nows The Moment made the most of it....read on

Special Columbus Day Card At Batavia

October 11, 2019:

The final matinee of the 2019 meet at Batavia Downs will be held on Columbus Day Monday (Oct. 14) with post time at 1:15 p.m....read on

SC Office Closed For Thanksgiving

October 11, 2019:

Please take note that Standardbred Canada's Mississauga, Ont. office will be closed Monday (Oct. 14) in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday....read on

OHHA Office Closure Notice

October 11, 2019:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA) office will be closed on Monday (Oct. 14) for Thanksgiving Day....read on

Thinking About Taking The Leap?

October 11, 2019:

Yearling sale season is in full swing and if you’re considering making the transition from racing fan to horse owner, our Horse Ownership 101 Workshop may just help you make that decision!...read on

Cotton On You Wins NJSS Friday

October 11, 2019:

Cotton to You stayed on stride and sat a great trip, and that proved to be a winning combination in Friday's New Jersey Sire Stakes - Standardbred Development Fund (NJSS-SDF) Final for three-year-old colt & gelding trotters at Freehold Raceway....read on

Courageous Lady Set For Saturday

October 11, 2019:

The $120,500 Courageous Lady goes postward this Saturday (October 12) at Northfield Park. The Grand Circuit race is an open event for North America’s top three-year-old filly pacers and has attracted a very competitive slate of foes vying to become this year’s champion....read on

Varadero Hanover Looks For A Repeat

October 11, 2019:

After shocking the tote board and betting public in last week’s top event, Varadero Hanover has his work cut out for him to repeat that magic on a special Monday afternoon (Oct. 14) program at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Consols Take Centre Stage Saturday

October 11, 2019:

Fresh off a championship win last weekend, After The Lovin will search for a consolation crown on Saturday (Oct. 12) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Atlantic Champs To Be Crowned Sunday

October 11, 2019:

Divisional dominance has been the name of the game for Red Dirt Boomer and he will look for the cherry on top with an Atlantic Breeders Crown championship Sunday (Oct. 13) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Can Atlanta Conquer The World?

October 11, 2019:

“I think I would be more nervous if they came out of that training and said, ‘we need to change a whole bunch of things because it wasn’t that easy for her to get around.’ Then I’d be a little bit more nervous. She’s pretty pure-gaited.”...read on

Barrieau Wins Five In Charlottetown

October 10, 2019:

Every year Gilles Barrieau is amongst the top percentage drivers in all of Canada and Thursday evening was a shining example of his prowess at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Flamboro Feature To Buttermilk Hanover

October 10, 2019:

After coming up a nose short in her latest outing, Buttermilk Hanover overcame early interference to win Thursday’s $10,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 at Flamboro Downs....read on

Crunch Time For Crown Preppers

October 10, 2019:

It’s crunch time for horses to round into form for this year’s Breeders Crown, and a pair of horses with question marks swirling around them on Thursday evening managed to find their way to victory lane at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Billings Trots To Miller, Arbia

October 10, 2019:

Harness racing's greatest traveling roadshow, the CKG Billings Amateur Driving Series, made a stop at Yonkers Raceway on Thursday night for two short-field trotting divisions and when the judges hung the official signs two youthful newcomers each emerged victorious in their respective splits....read on

Hechkoff Takes NAADA Trot

October 10, 2019:

A very confident Robert Hechkoff sent Five Towns to the lead when the gate folded and the veteran trotter made every pole a winning one en route to a 1:59.4 victory in the fourth leg of the NAADA Trotting Series at the Mighty M on Thursday afternoon....read on

Color Envy Wins Plainridge Feature

October 10, 2019:

After two sharp, close finishes at Yonkers Raceway in her most recent starts, Color Envy returned to Plainridge Park and captured the $12,000 feature pace for fillies and mares on Thursday afternoon....read on

Armagedon Seelster Goes Gate To Wire

October 10, 2019:

Muscle Mass gelding Armagedon Seelster went right to the lead and took the shortest way home in the $18,000 featured trot on Thursday afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia, but he had to be good late to hold off two threatening foes for a neck triumph in 1:55.1....read on

Zeron Discusses Marion Marauder

October 10, 2019:

“He’s come into big events with three or four weeks off before, so I’m not worried about the layoff… He’s gotten around this track (Yonkers Raceway) a bunch of times and has done well.”...read on

Unique Tune Up For Southwind Ozzi

October 10, 2019:

It has been announced that 2019 Little Brown Jug winner Southwind Ozzi is scheduled for a bit of a tune up tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 11)....read on

Western Fair District Unveils 'The Grove'

October 10, 2019:

On Thursday (Oct. 10), the Western Fair Association (WFA) announced its future business strategy that will bring hundreds of jobs, economic prosperity, innovation and growth to London and region....read on

Burke’s ‘Beachboy’ Back At It

October 10, 2019:

In 2013, Ultimate Beachboy was surely something to talk about. In 2019, well, not so much. That being said, trainer Ron Burke and his connections have brought the aged pacer back to the races, so there’s definitely a story there....read on

‘Horse Portal’ Partnership Announced

October 10, 2019:

Horse Racing Alberta has partnered with Equine Guelph to offer its license holders online industry training on The Horse Portal....read on

Live Racing At The ‘Big M’ Returns Friday

October 10, 2019:

After a nine-week hiatus that began at the conclusion of a highly successful Hambletonian Day, live harness racing will return to the Meadowlands on Friday night (Oct. 11)....read on

Winiavski Thriving At Tioga/Vernon

October 10, 2019:

When Vernon Downs’ 2019 season of live racing comes to a close on Nov. 2, Samantha Winiavski will have completed her first year as regional marketing manager of racing for both Vernon and Tioga Downs....read on

Ontario Stars To Step Forward Saturday

October 10, 2019:

“If you could see it and just buy it, the person with the deepest pockets would always have the best horses, but because of that intangible that we cannot see — whether that horse has that drive, desire, that ‘It’ that we can’t see — sometimes it comes down to the athlete.”...read on

Cruzado Dela Noche Wants Another

October 10, 2019:

“We have great respect for our opponents (in this Saturday’s Yonkers International Trot)… We need racing luck to beat those horses, for sure. But we have the best driver (Brian Sears) and a horse with a heart of gold (Cruzado Dela Noche).”...read on

Northfield Offering $15K Pick-5 Saturday

October 10, 2019:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $15,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee to Saturday’s (Oct. 12) program....read on

Arya Stark Best In Flamboro Feature

October 9, 2019:

Jeffrey Boyd and Jefferson Davis' Arya Stark ($4.10) sustained a first-over grind to put away Cranberry Brie and outpace Whozyomomma in Wednesday's (Oct. 9) feature at Flamboro Downs, an $8,800 conditioned pace for fillies and mares....read on

Media Queen N Upsets At Batavia

October 9, 2019:

Despite two consecutive impressive starts that yielded a win and a second-place finish, the betting public opted to overlook Media Queen N as she stepped up in class on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 9)....read on

Fourteen-Year-Old Dinner Guest Prevails

October 9, 2019:

Fourteen-year-old pacer Dinner Guest parlayed a pocket trip into to his first seasonal victory on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 9) at Saratoga Casino Hotel, as he captured the track's $4,815 conditioned pace in 1:55.4....read on

Converted Claimer Wins At The Meadows

October 9, 2019:

Converted claimer Sweet Anna Banana reached the front with a quarter-pole move, then made a shambles of the race late as she captured Wednesday’s (Oct. 9) co-feature at The Meadows, an $11,800 conditioned pace for fillies and mares....read on

Simpson Splits Contested In Philly

October 9, 2019:

Lyons Sentinel recorded a nice Breeders Crown tune up on Wednesday (Oct. 9) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Ponder The Odds Looking For More

October 9, 2019:

Ponder The Odds dominated in the first leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes – Standardbred Development Fund (NJSS-SDF) for three-year-old pacing fillies last Saturday at Freehold Raceway. She'll seek to continue her hot streak this Saturday, as she has drawn Post 1 in the second leg of the series....read on

International Trot Notebook

October 9, 2019:

The $1 million Yonkers International Trot is set for this Saturday (Oct. 12) at Yonkers Raceway, and the connections of three of the race’s participants have taken the opportunity to discuss their charges heading into the lucrative event....read on

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover

October 9, 2019:

“If I didn’t see him train I would never have looked at him. Like I said, it wasn’t his conformation that attracted me. He was really good-gaited and at a high speed. He was running away from Connie the day I watched him train at Century Downs. He did it so easily.”...read on

‘Post Time' Preview

October 9, 2019:

‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ has issued a preview of the upcoming episode of the show....read on

Northfield Announces Claiming Series

October 9, 2019:

Northfield Park has announced the dates of six Mini Claiming Series. These series offer opportunities for owners to place their horses in races with progressive claiming prices and purses....read on

Johansson Discusses 'American Beauty'

October 9, 2019:

During these early fall days, Nancy Johansson might be shuttling around North America at a speed that outpaces the harness horses that she trains....read on

Risi Promoted At Tioga/Vernon

October 9, 2019:

Brett Risi has been named the regional operations manager at Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs....read on

Essig Discusses The Present, Future

October 9, 2019:

“I think getting people involved when they’re young is important. My niece who is 15 comes out and helps me train and she’s been doing that since she was 12. She brings her parents out to the track and gets them involved, too. If young people get involved, that’s how we create future owners.”...read on


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