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Three Straight For Gold Medal Swan

June 20, 2019:

Gold Medal Swan extended his winning streak to three races on Thursday (June 20) at Harrah's Philadelphia, closing for a 1:54.1 victory in the $18,000 top-level trotting feature before a storm hit the area....read on

Philadelphia Hi-5 Carryover Grows

June 20, 2019:

The Jackpot Hi-5 at Harrah's Philadelphia has seen its carryover again reach five figures, as the jackpot has passed the $12,000 mark in advance of Friday's (June 21) card....read on

Red Shores Futures Postponed

June 20, 2019:

Due to heavy rain scheduled for Saturday morning (June 22), Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park will hold the Future Stars of Racing on Monday (June 24)....read on

'Osprey' Repeats At Saratoga

June 20, 2019:

For the second consecutive Thursday afternoon (June 20), Osprey Blue Chip (American Ideal) pulled off an upset in the $15,000 Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Frank Dettore Jr. Passes

June 20, 2019:

Francis J. “Frank” Dettore Jr., 83, of North Ridgeville, Ohio, passed June 15, 2019, at the Heritage Nursing Home in Naples after a lengthy illness....read on

A Legendary Homecoming

June 20, 2019:

Hall of Fame driver John Campbell's harness racing roots are so deep in southwestern Ontario that they go back to his teenage years with another of the sport’s legends from the region: Trevor Ritchie. They will reunite as part of Sunday's (June 23) Legends Day festivities at Clinton Raceway....read on

'Tale Of Two Brothers' At 3R

June 20, 2019:

On Friday evening (June 21), the Québec Jockey Club plays host to the second round of the Québec-Bred Series for older trotters at Hippodrome 3R....read on

Road To Meadowlands Pace: Week 8

June 20, 2019:

Captain Crunch has vaulted back to the top spot in Week 8 of Dave Little's "Road to the Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace" after his stunning 1:47.2 score in the Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Marvellous Mares At Meadowlands

June 20, 2019:

Fresh off the fastest trotting mile in Canadian harness racing history, 2018 Hambletonian winner Atlanta looks to stay unbeaten in 2019 when she pulls into The Meadowlands Friday night (June 21) for the fourth leg of the Graduate Series for four-year-olds....read on

Svanstedt Surprised By 'Muscle'

June 20, 2019:

With a returning Dan Patch Award winner (Six Pack) and multiple world record holder (Plunge Blue Chip) among his four-year-old trotters, it’s no surprise to find trainer Åke Svanstedt with a horse tied for the points lead after three rounds of the Graduate Series....read on

A Million-Dollar Mama

June 20, 2019:

It’s not easy to make it into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, nor should it be. A million dollars in career earnings isn’t enough to warrant recognition, particularly over a span of seven years and 142 races. But what of the path to that million?....read on / continuer à lire

Appeal Panel Seeks Feedback

June 20, 2019:

The Horse Racing Appeal Panel is seeking stakeholder feedback on its Rules of Procedure as part of its ongoing commitment to continually enhance and improve its adjudicative process....read on

'Nitro' Looks For Meadows Repeat

June 20, 2019:

When Ontario-sired Nitro Seelster pulled off a 13-1 upset last week against The Meadows’ elite pacers, it may have been his most powerful performance since arriving in 2014. His reward? He gets to face an even tougher bunch Saturday (June 22) to prove his win was no fluke — and he’ll have to do it from post 8....read on

Last Call For Goshen Consignment

June 20, 2019:

Monday (June 24) is the last opportunity to consign horses to the 2019 Goshen Yearling Sale that will be held‪ on Sept. 8 at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, N‬.Y....read on

Grand Swan Stays Perfect In 2019

June 20, 2019:

Indiana Sires Stakes action returned to Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday (June 19), as they play host to the second round of the stakes action for three-year-olds throughout the week. Indiana-sired sophomore trotting fillies were the featured attraction on the evening’s 14-race card, with two $47,500 divisions for three-year-old trotting fillies....read on

'Yankee' Scores In Alberta

June 19, 2019:

Yankee Up ($4.60) parlayed a pocket trip into his first win of 2019, taking Wednesday night's (June 19) $7,200 optional claiming feature at Century Downs by a half length over pacesetter Silent Rescue....read on

'Huw' Coasts To Easy Elora Win

June 19, 2019:

Its Huw You Know ($2.30) looked every bit the odds-on favourite in Wednesday's (June 19) $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot at Grand River Raceway, and he delivered with an easy 2-1/4 length victory....read on

Dark Dutchess Sweeps DSBF Prelims

June 19, 2019:

Carol Jamieson-Parker's Dark Dutchess ($2.40, Jack Parker Jr.) completed a sweep of her three-year-old filly Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund $20,000 preliminary events on Wednesday (June 19) at Harrington Raceway with a 2:00.4 win....read on

Fast Fillies Fly At Buffalo

June 19, 2019:

JK American Beauty and So Awesome took the main events in the New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies, on Wednesday night (June 19) at Buffalo Raceway, but it was Gias Surreal in the $15,000 Excelsior Class A Series who stole the show....read on

Cleveland Classic Taking Shape

June 19, 2019:

A deep and accomplished field of the sport’s best trotters have tentatively accepted invitations to MGM Northfield Park’s premier trotting event, the $175,000 Cleveland Trotting Classic, which will take place next Saturday (June 29)....read on

Youngsters In Saratoga Spotlight

June 19, 2019:

Bruce Aldrich Jr. had a banner day on Wednesday (June 19) at Saratoga Casino Hotel, piloting a pair of Janice Connor trainees to their maiden-breaking victories....read on

Uncle Peter Progeny Impress On Debut

June 19, 2019:

Miss Stunner and Its Academic, a pair of Uncle Peter freshman trotters who made their career debuts for trainer Ron Burke on Wednesday (June 19) at The Meadows, not only scored handily but also became the season’s fastest two-year-olds in their respective divisions on a five-eighths-mile track. Dave Palone guided both youngsters to victory....read on

Youngsters Gearing Up

June 19, 2019:

Harrah’s Philadelphia’s first pari-mutuel race of 2019 for two-year-olds took place Wednesday afternoon (June 19), and it promptly equalled the North American season’s mark for juveniles over a five-eighths-mile track....read on

Filion's Perspective On Ben Hur Cup II

June 19, 2019:

The Quebec Jockey Club is hosting the Ben Hur Cup II this coming Sunday (June 23) at Hippodrome 3R, which will see world-class drivers Doug McNair and Louis-Philippe Roy go toe to toe....read on

Crawford On Oreo Dream Xtreme

June 19, 2019:

“He seems to be doing everything right, and that’s all you can ask for. You start to hear more and more and he’s promising; he’s a nice little colt."...read on

Truro’s Hubtown Horse Owners Club

June 19, 2019:

The Hubtown Horse Owners Club is an initiative brought forward by collaboration between Truro Raceway Ltd. and the Truro Harness Horse Owners Association as a way to introduce and bring affordable horse ownership to the community in rural Nova Scotia....read on

Red Shores Rivalry To Renew Thursday

June 19, 2019:

Freddie was the undisputed ringleader of Red Shores’ Open Trot in 2018, but this year tells as a different tale, as Star Photo has yet to taste defeat and will try to continue that success Thursday evening (June 20) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

June 19, 2019:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have released a preview of the upcoming episode of the show....read on

Sears Discusses Greenshoe

June 19, 2019:

“Talent and ability are not the issues, that’s for sure… he just needs experience… he’s definitely starting to grasp it.”...read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

June 19, 2019:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

‘Wiener Take All’ At The Meadowlands

June 19, 2019:

The Meadowlands Racetrack’s second annual Wiener Dog Derby will take place this Saturday (June 22)....read on

‘Aces’ Feature To Place N First

June 19, 2019:

Running Aces’ Tuesday evening (June 18) program of live racing featured a $16,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace event that housed a full field of nine....read on

Two-Year-Old Qualifiers Continue

June 19, 2019:

A total of 10 two-year-old qualifying races went postward Wednesday morning (June 19) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and many well-bred performers turned in solid performances....read on

Monti Sets Sights On Another Track

June 19, 2019:

It has been announced that driver Drew Monti has committed to steer horses regularly at another track....read on

Spirit Of Mass., 'Barton' Eligibles Unveiled

June 19, 2019:

After a one-year hiatus, Grand Circuit racing will return to New England when Plainridge Park hosts the second edition of the $250,000 Spirit of Massachusetts Trot for three-year-old and older trotters. Also, new for 2019 will be the $100,000 Clara Barton Distaff Pace for three-year-old and older fillies and mares....read on

Gustav ‘Gus’ Schickedanz Passes

June 19, 2019:

It has been announced that Canadian Thoroughbred racing industry icon Gustav ‘Gus’ Schickedanz, who also had a notable impact in the nation’s Standardbred sector, recently passed away at the age of 90....read on

Legends Day Trot To Be Live Streamed

June 19, 2019:

The Central Ontario Standardbred Association is pleased to announce that it has added an additional ‘Facebook Live’ broadcast of this Sunday’s Legend’s Day program from Clinton Raceway to its summer series of races....read on

Faces Of Racing: Mary Hawkins

June 19, 2019:

“As a caretaker, the most rewarding aspect of working with the horse is the relationship you build with them. They recognize you as soon as they see you and they learn to put their trust in you.”...read on

Treasured Tee Sizzles Over Mohawk

June 18, 2019:

Trix And Stones was the lone three-year-old in Tuesday’s featured trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park, and his elders weren’t about to let him live up the pari-mutuel hype that circled around him in the $19,000 affair....read on

'Session' Sweeps Sharpes Series

June 18, 2019:

All eyes were on Confession Session in Tuesday’s $14,900 Sharpes Series for female trotters at Georgian Downs, and the 1-9 favourite didn’t disappoint her backers....read on

Fillies Spar In Delaware Breeders Elims

June 18, 2019:

Two Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund $20,000 divisional eliminations for pacing fillies headlined the Tuesday Harrington Raceway program....read on

Rookies Debut At Pocono Downs

June 18, 2019:

The two-year-olds made their 2019 pari-mutuel debut at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on the Tuesday twilight card, with a $13,000 event for each gait sharing the feature spotlight with a trot and a mares pace for more experienced horses....read on

Touchamatic Dominates At The Meadows

June 18, 2019:

Touchamatic proved once again Tuesday she’s the dominant pacing mare at The Meadows, cruising to a 1:50.1 victory in the $18,000 Filly & Mare Open Handicap. It was the eighth victory in the last nine starts for the five-year-old daughter of American Ideal-Perfect Touch....read on

Woodbine 50/50 Supporting Rethink Breast Cancer

June 18, 2019:

Woodbine Entertainment welcomes back Rethink Breast Cancer as the official charity partner of The Queen's Plate and has launched its first online 50/50 raffle in support of the Canadian organization’s mission....read on

Road To The Hambletonian: Week 5

June 18, 2019:

After winning the final of the Goodtimes in 1:52.4, Pilot Discretion has moved into third spot in Week 5 of Ken Warkentin’s ‘Road to the Hambletonian.’...read on

ID Tech In The Maritimes Provinces

June 18, 2019:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be travelling from Truro, Nova Scotia to Saint John, New Brunswick on Thursday (June 20) and to Prince Edward Island on Tuesday (June 25) to microchip any horses requiring identification....read on

Two-Year-Old Speed At Harrah’s Philly

June 18, 2019:

North American season’s records were reported for both sexes of two-year-old pacers Tuesday morning (June 18) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, as 15 qualifying races were held....read on

Dunn Discusses His ‘Grand’ Start

June 18, 2019:

“It’s well above what I expected coming over here. It’s a dream come true, really. I can’t say how much I appreciate all the help I’ve received that’s gotten me to the stage I’m at now… I’m lucky, really lucky.”...read on

Reminder: OHHA Meeting Upcoming

June 18, 2019:

Officials with the Ontario Harness Horse Association have issued a reminder in regard to an upcoming meeting for District 10 and 11 that is quickly approaching....read on

O’Donnell Refuses To Be A Pessimist

June 18, 2019:

He’s watched horse racing in Ontario endure good times and bad, but through it all, Bill O’Donnell refuses to be a pessimist....read on


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