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Sheswildnfree Flies In Harvest Series

November 29, 2020:

Odds-on favourite Sheswildnfree shot to the lead and blew away her competition to an open-length victory in the second preliminary of the Harvest Series Trot on Saturday (Nov. 28) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Caviart Ally Goes Out A Winner

November 28, 2020:

Caviart Ally took full advantage of her inside starting position and worked out a perfect pocket-sitting trip to surge past the pace-setting Shartin N in mid-stretch and score a swan-song victory by a neck in 1:52.1 in the $100,000 Blue Chip Matchmaker Invitational at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Black Is Back Is Back At Batavia

November 28, 2020:

After two consecutive third-place finishes, Black Is Back returned to the winner’s circle after taking the $8,500 Open I Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday evening (Nov. 28)....read on

Kiss Of Terror Takes Dayton Open

November 28, 2020:

Kiss Of Terror extended his win streak to seven by winning the $16,700 Open Pace at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Saturday (Nov. 28)....read on

$15K Guaranteed Pick 5 Sunday At Northfield

November 28, 2020:

MGM Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $15,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee for Sunday (Nov. 29).

Beginning in Race 2, the $15,000 Pick-5 guaranteed total pool includes a carryover of $3,028.

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

Allen, Gower Best In AHDC Trot

November 28, 2020:

It's usually the driver who receives all the accolades after a victory, and rightly so, but when a trainer sends out two horses as individual participants in the same contest and they finish first and second in the race, it's an certainly an unusual accomplishment....read on

Scarborough Downs Holds Final Card

November 28, 2020:

The 25-minute trip down I-95 for Wallace Watson was certainly worth his time on Saturday (Nov. 28) as he not only won his lone drive of the day at Scarborough Downs, he etched his name in the annals of harness racing history with a bittersweet footnote as the final winning driver in the track's 70-year history....read on

Rockin Indy Upsets In CDP Feature

November 28, 2020:

Saving ground at every point in the mile, Rockin Indy powered up in the final strides to upset the apple cart in the Saturday (Nov. 28) feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Century Mile Cancels Saturday Card

November 28, 2020:

Due to ongoing discussions between the industry and Alberta Health Services on receiving exemption status for live horse racing, Century Mile has made the decision to cancel the card of harness racing slated for Saturday (Nov. 28)....read on

Mohawk Race Office Working Remotely

November 28, 2020:

Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to urge all horsepeople to use Standardbred Canada’s online self-serve entry system, as the Mohawk Race Office staff will now be working from home....read on

Batavia's Saturday Pick-5 Advisory

November 28, 2020:

With no winner in the Pick-5 wager on Wednesday (Nov. 25) at Batavia Downs, there is a $2,392 carry-over that will move to Saturday (Nov.28) and there is a guaranteed pool of $7,500 for the Pick-5 wager that day....read on

Notice Regarding 2021 Eligibility Fees

November 28, 2020:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind all owners and horsepeople that for any horse entered to have its first start of the year after November 30, the eligibility fee that is paid will be valid for 13 months until December 31 of the following year....read on

Looking Back At Scarborough Downs

November 28, 2020:

At around 3:15 p.m. on Saturday, we’ll know the name of the final winning horse in the 90-year history of Scarborough Downs....read on

Team Tritton Makes N.A. Stakes Debut

November 28, 2020:

Since arriving in the United States this March, the training duo of Lauren and Shane Tritton have quickly made a name for themselves in their new home....read on

Rewind: Cam Fella Wins The Messenger

November 28, 2020:

In this week's edition of Rewind, Robert Smith takes readers back in time to some 38 years ago. The year was 1982 and a horse nicknamed "The Pacing Machine" Cam Fella and his trainer-driver Pat Crowe were having quite a year....read on

Amateur Wins For Verruso And Arbia

November 28, 2020:

Tony Verruso continued his winning ways in the amateur ranks when he guided Final Dreams to an oh-so-easy 5-1/2 length triumph in the first division of the two NAADA trots at Yonkers Raceway on Friday night....read on

Deltasun A Upsets In Big M Feature

November 28, 2020:

Heading into the Friday night featured $25,000 high-end conditioned trot at The Meadowlands, Deltasun A had won two of his last four starts, and while he was facing better foes than he had in recent outings, he was dismissed at odds of 16-1, and that created a big payday for his fans....read on

'Parisian' Prevails In Friday Feature

November 27, 2020:

Following a pair of close runner-up finishes in the Preferred ranks, Parisian Blue Chip dug in to deliver a winning performance in Friday's $26,000 high-end conditioned pace for fillies and mares featured at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Miss You N Streaks To Sixth Straight

November 27, 2020:

Racing a twilight card (4 p.m. post) for the first time in Hollywood Dayton Raceway's seven-year history, due to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine's recently implemented 10 p.m. statewide curfew, Miss You N (Jeremy Smith) swept to her sixth consecutive triumph in the featured $17,250 Mares Open Pace....read on

Tetrick Stars At Harrah's Philadelphia

November 27, 2020:

A trio of $11,200 features for horses on the way up the class ladder was the post-Thanksgiving headliners at Harrah’s Philadelphia on the Friday afternoon (November 27) card dominated by driver Tim Tetrick....read on

Third Time A Charm For Sikaras

November 27, 2020:

He had only had two lifetime drives — neither a win — but John “The Greek” Sikaras changed that arithmetic dramatically Friday (Nov. 27), when he and Explosive Leggs roared wide through the lane to pull off a 23-1 upset in an $8,500 Great Lakes Amateur Driving Association (GLADA) leg at The Meadows....read on

Siegelman Scores Five At Freehold

November 27, 2020:

Austin Siegelman is no stranger to big days at Freehold Raceway. He added another one to his big meet on Friday (Nov. 27), winning five races on the 11-race card....read on

Big Performances On Plainridge Finale

November 27, 2020:

A pair of District 9 events named "The Glenn" for resident pacers of Plainridge Park were held on closing day Friday (Nov. 27), with big performances put in by both winners....read on

Hoosier Reports Strong 2020 Numbers

November 27, 2020:

The 2020 racing season at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, which concluded on Nov. 21, produced encouraging gains on many fronts as well as sizeable gains in all-sources handle during the shortened 111-day meeting....read on

'Charity Challenge' Exceeds $120K

November 27, 2020:

In conjunction with the initiative created by the Libfeld-Katz Breeding Partnership, Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing and Casino raised $126,189 as part of the Breeders Crown Charity Challenge....read on

The Amazing Story Of Talbot Romeo

November 27, 2020:

A six-year-old pacer with only nine lifetime starts is rarely the material of headline news. But Talbot Romeo is no ordinary horse, and the story of his return to the racetrack is nothing short of remarkable....read on

H3R Awards Gala Streaming Saturday

November 27, 2020:

On Saturday evening (Nov. 28) at 7 p.m., the annual Gala des Champions awards presentations for the 2020 harness racing season in Québec will take place with a virtual Facebook Live show on the Hippodrome 3R Facebook page....read on

Plano Has Sights On Expo Title

November 27, 2020:

Luke Plano, who has his share of leading driver trophies on the mantel, is back for another Cal-Expo stand and is looking forward to making his share of winner’s circle appearances....read on

Woodmere Skyroller Seeks Redemption

November 27, 2020:

After stringing together one of the richest seasons in the history of Atlantic Canadian harness racing, Woodmere Skyroller failed to hit the wire first in her inaugural trip to Open competition. She will look to rectify that Sunday afternoon (Nov. 29) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Pillage And Burn Eyes Red Shores

November 27, 2020:

After romping over his rivals last week, Pillage And Burn will look for a repeat in the Saturday afternoon (Nov. 28) feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The 11-dash card gets underway at 12:30 p.m....read on

Stormy Kromer Leads Yonkers Feature

November 27, 2020:

In search of a second straight top-level win at the Hilltop, all-age track record holder Stormy Kromer leads a $30,000 Open Trot which heads the Friday night (Nov. 27) card of racing at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Marion Marauder 'Just Special'

November 27, 2020:

It took Mike Keeling all of two minutes to know what he had with Marion Marauder....read on

Cam Fella Submissions Due Today

November 27, 2020:

Submissions for the 2020 Cam Fella Award must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. (EST) on November 30....read on

Record Handle Set At Rideau

November 27, 2020:

Race fans were treated to a solid, 12-race program Thursday at Rideau Carleton Raceway, and reports indicate the oval celebrated a record handle....read on

Dirty Dozen For Mister Magic

November 26, 2020:

A set of claiming horses continued on their winning ways Thursday at Woodbine Mohawk Park with Mister Magic manhandling the trotting foes he faced while A Boy Named Suuzz swept by the pacing rivals he sparred with....read on

This Homebred's Making Some Waves

November 26, 2020:

Cliff & Kathy Coonfer were more than thrilled when Make Some Waves captured one of the Western Canada Pacing Derby elims on Sunday (Nov. 22) at Century Mile. And while it was exciting for them to defeat the seasonally-unbeaten Major Custard, the Coonfers were just as pleased to see their homebred colt perform so impressively after returning from injury....read on

Flamboro Revises COVID-19 Protocols

November 26, 2020:

Flamboro Downs wishes to advise participants of revised COVID-19 protocols that the track is enforcing, effective Saturday, Nov. 28....read on

Message To Mohawk Horsepeople

November 26, 2020:

On Thursday, Jessica Buckley, Senior Vice-President of Standardbred & Thoroughbred Racing, issued the following message to the horsepeople of Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Woodbine TB Meet Officially Over

November 26, 2020:

Woodbine Entertainment announced on Thursday (Nov. 25) that the 2020 thoroughbred meet has officially concluded....read on

Allmyxsliventexas Returns In Open Pace

November 26, 2020:

An Open Pace and three eliminations for the Alan Horowitz Pace share the spotlight at Cal Expo on Friday night....read on

Single Game Sports Betting Legislation Introduced In Canada

November 26, 2020:

On Thursday, Canada’s Justice Minister David Lametti unveiled proposed legislation to legalize single-event sports betting across the country while keeping horse racing in a separate system....read on

New Race Secretary At Rideau Carleton

November 26, 2020:

As part of an ongoing restructuring at Rideau Carleton Raceway, Sunday (November 29) was the last day race office services will be provided through Mohawk’s office....read on

Big Petes Style Tops The Charts

November 26, 2020:

Big Petes Style is a chart-topping North American hit in 2020....read on

Last Call For Media Excellence Awards

November 26, 2020:

The deadline for all submissions for the 2020 Media Excellence Awards, sponsored by Ontario Racing, is November 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (EST)...read on

Nailbiting Win For Paperback Thriller

November 26, 2020:

Paperback Thriller picked up her first win against open company since January, capturing the $8,100 Fillies & Mares Open Handicap Pace on Wednesday (Nov. 25) at Fraser Downs....read on

'Magic' In The Air At Western Fair

November 25, 2020:

Ole Jack Magic certainly preferred the added distance to the featured event on Wednesday (Nov. 25) at The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

Woodbine Continues Efforts To Resume

November 25, 2020:

On Wednesday (Nov. 25) Woodbine Entertainment provided an update on the 2020 Thoroughbred meet....read on

Lougazi Splashes To Victory At Batavia

November 25, 2020:

They say it’s not where you start, it’s where you finish and Lougazi is the poster boy for that motto....read on

Takter Goes 1-2 In Progress Pace

November 25, 2020:

Tim Tetrick spotted Fortify in a perfect position to pounce on a vulnerable favourite and capture the $325,000 Progress Pace for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Wednesday (Nov. 25) at Dover Downs....read on

Opus Blue Chip Best At Plainridge

November 25, 2020:

A pair of $18,000 condition contests highlighted the racing action at Plainridge Park on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 25) with front-end speed prevailing in each....read on


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