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‘Dragonfire’ Looking To Blaze The CDP

October 9, 2019:

On Thursday (Oct. 10) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park, Mrs Dragonfire will be looking to utilize her Post 1 start to full advantage....read on

Armbro Monarch Passes

October 9, 2019:

Armbro Monarch, the Dan Patch, Nova, and O’Brien Award two-year-old trotting filly of the year in 1993, passed away from old age in Colorado on October 8, 2019, according to Al Libfeld, the owner of the 28-year-old mare....read on

Henderson Wins Landmark 13 Share

October 9, 2019:

When two-year-old pacing colt Mayhem Hanover got up in the final strides for a neck victory in the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Championship at Mohawk Park on Saturday night, Shannon Henderson, of Newmarket, Ont., became the Grand Prize winner in the Win A Share of a Racehorse Contest....read on

$10K Pick-5 Guarantee Thursday At Yonkers

October 8, 2019:

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Thursday evening’s (Oct. 10) Pick-5 wager starts with a carryover of $7,500 and a $20,000 guaranteed pool. The guarantee is in conjunction with the U.S. Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program....read on

‘Severus’, Significance Swift In London

October 8, 2019:

Severus Hanover held command at every pole to take the $8,500 Preferred 3 Trot at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday, Oct. 8 while Significance swooped off cover later on the card to win the $8,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace....read on

Pocket Rockets Fire In Pocono Features

October 8, 2019:

A pair of $15,000 co-featured trots on the Tuesday, Oct. 8 card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono were captured by horses that sat the pocket and dashed up the 'Pocono Pike' to victory....read on

Sea Shadows Swoops To Meadows Win

October 8, 2019:

Trailing by nine lengths after the quarter, Ohio invader Sea Shadows launched a relentless uncovered move that carried her to her fifth consecutive victory in the $20,000 Filly & Mare Open Handicap Pace at The Meadows on Tuesday, Oct. 8....read on

No Drama Please Wants More

October 8, 2019:

Last year, No Drama Please won the New Jersey Sire Stakes – Standardbred Development Fund (NJSS - SDF) Final for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Freehold Raceway. This Friday, he'll seek to add the three-year-old title to his mantle, as he will face seven rivals in the $70,000 final....read on

2019 OSS Super Finals Set

October 8, 2019:

The fields are set and the post positions have been drawn for 2019 Ontario Sires Stakes Super Final Night. A total of $1.8 million in OSS purses will be on the line this Saturday evening (Oct. 12) at Woodbine Mohawk Park, as the top Ontario-sired performers will battle it out....read on

Atlanta Favoured In International Trot

October 8, 2019:

Atlanta has been installed as the 3-1 morning line favourite for Saturday’s (Oct. 12) $1 million Yonkers International Trot at Empire City Casino’s Yonkers Raceway after having drawn Post 3 for the 41st edition of the invitational for older trotters....read on

Crown Supplemental Deadline Nears

October 8, 2019:

A little less than a week remains to the deadline for potential supplements to the three-year-old and older ‘Crown’ races and for world champion Bold Eagle, the sole invitee to the Breeders Crown Trot, to declare....read on

Fall Sickness Prevention Course

October 8, 2019:

While spring is prime time for everyone to clean the barn and schedule vaccinations; autumn biosecurity practices often fall by the wayside....read on

Greenshoe Gunning For The Top Spot

October 8, 2019:

Don’t look now, but Greenshoe is making a run at the top spot in the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred poll....read on

Lather Up Retired

October 8, 2019:

It has been announced that world champion pacer Lather Up (p,4,1:46 [$1,917,935]) has been retired from racing....read on

Hurrikane Kingcole Passes

October 8, 2019:

It has been announced that Hurrikane Kingcole (p,3,1:47.3 [$580,102]), the sire of speedy three-year-old Hurrikane Emperor, has passed away....read on

2020 Calendar Submissions Wanted

October 8, 2019:

It’s that time of year again – calendar time! Are you an amateur or professional photographer or just someone who loves to take photos? Do you enjoy taking photos of horses and anything that shows off harness racing?...read on

Northfield Offers $10k Pick-5 Guarantee

October 8, 2019:

Northfield Park is announcing the addition of a $10,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee on Tuesday, October 8....read on

Pocket Rocket Prevails In Preferred

October 7, 2019:

All eyes – and a lot of dollars – were on Adore Him in Monday’s $8,500 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District, but that front-stepper got picked off late by Maximus Power in a time of 1:56.3....read on

Dream Together Breaks Out Of Slump

October 7, 2019:

Wins have been tough to come by this season for the classy mare Dream Together, but she capitalized on a perfect trip in Monday’s featured trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park and sped to a sharp score in 1:52.3 for driver Bob McClure....read on

Field Set For Courageous Lady

October 7, 2019:

The $120,500 Courageous Lady will head 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

Merton A Good ‘Mudder’

October 7, 2019:

The weather may have been damp and rainy on Monday at Monticello Raceway, but Greg Merton was hot as he won four races out of the eight race program over a sloppy track....read on

Pace For The Cure At Northfield

October 7, 2019:

MGM Northfield Park will be hosting 'Pace for the Cure' on Saturday, October 12. The event is for female drivers and is an effort to offer a novel event for horse racing spectators, as well as use harness racing’s platform to raise funds and awareness to fight breast cancer....read on

KidsSport Day In The Books

October 7, 2019:

Century Mile Racetrack and Casino hosted KidSport Day on Sunday, September 22 to brighten the day for some children in the Edmonton area....read on

Meadows Main Event To Bellsandwhistles

October 7, 2019:

Bellsandwhistles retook the lead with a confident quarter-pole move and made it stand up in the slop as he captured Monday’s feature at The Meadows, a $12,000 Conditioned Trot....read on

Records Falls In Massachusetts Stakes

October 7, 2019:

The records continued to fall at Plainridge Park after five divisions of two-year-olds competed in the $1.8 million Massachusetts Sire Stakes on Monday afternoon....read on

SC ID Techs At Atlantic Classic And London Selected Yearling Sales

October 7, 2019:

Standardbred Canada Identification Technicians will be on hand at the 2019 Atlantic Classic Yearling Sale and the 2019 London Select Yearling Sale to microchip your purchases....read on

‘Stronger Together’ Panel At Mohawk

October 7, 2019:

Woodbine Entertainment has announced that on Friday, October 18 it will be hosting a panel discussion at Woodbine Mohawk Park in regard to issues central to securing a sustainable future for horse racing in Ontario....read on

Norma Cole Passes

October 7, 2019:

Norma Cole, 58, of Blissfield, Mich. and formerly of Eaton Rapids, passed away on October 4, 2019 after a long illness....read on

From Tack Room To Winner’s Circle

October 7, 2019:

“I always had a thing for it (training), but I never had a real drive for it until more recently. I guess I got tired of assisting everybody else making money and I wanted a piece of the pie for myself. And I had some good horses that kind of made me push toward it. So, it just sort of happened and grew on me.”...read on

Arnold Wins Northfield Billings Trot

October 7, 2019:

The ladies of the sulky made an extraordinary showing in the Billings trot at Northfield Park on Sunday night (Oct. 6)....read on

Codename Cigar Box Tops BC Sale

October 7, 2019:

Harness Racing BC recently conducted its 2019 HRBC Yearling Sale, and the organization has conveyed that it is pleased with the results....read on

Meadowlands Double Draw Tuesday

October 7, 2019:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will kick off its 2019 fall meet this Friday (Oct. 11), and the track will feature live racing on Friday and Saturday nights at 7:15 p.m....read on

Change To Batavia Draw Schedule

October 7, 2019:

Batavia Downs has announced the details of a change to its draw schedule....read on

New Plainridge Series Announced

October 7, 2019:

The Harness Horseman’s Association of New England (HHANE) and Plainridge Park have announced the details of three upcoming series....read on

Faces Of Racing: Cherie Paskaruk

October 7, 2019:

“Work hard and pay attention to the advice you’re being given. Even if it’s not something you want to hear, it may be useful one day. Pay attention to the horses you’re looking after, they may not speak but their actions do talk in more ways than one.”...read on

Updated FAQ On Microchipping

October 7, 2019:

After receiving additional questions regarding the microchipping process, Standardbred Canada has updated its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) pages on microchipping....read on

National Debt Dashes At Rideau Carleton

October 6, 2019:

Sent the 1-5 favourite, National Debt swept to the front moving to the final turn and drew clear to a three-length victory in the $8,600 Preferred Handicap Pace at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday, Oct. 6....read on

Scirocco Rob Rocks Pocono

October 6, 2019:

The Explosive Matter gelding Scirocco Rob notched his third win in his last four starts at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, coming home two-and-a-quarter lengths to the good of The Lionking As in the $17,500 featured trot on Sunday, Oct. 6....read on

Hes Got Swagger Swift At Flamboro

October 6, 2019:

Odds-on favourite Hes Got Swagger left for the lead early and maintained control to take the $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace at Flamboro Downs on Sunday, Oct. 6....read on

Scorcher Lights Tote In Maverick Elims

October 6, 2019:

Off a pocket trip Scorcher sprung a 50-1 upset in the first of two $7,500 eliminations for the AB Maverick Stakes at Century Mile on Sunday, Oct. 6....read on

Favourites Falter In Simpson Memorial

October 6, 2019:

Favourites tasted defeat in all four divisions of the John Simpson Memorial for two-year-old colts and geldings on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 6) at Harrah's Philadelphia, and all four winners took lifetime marks....read on

Plainridge Hosts Round Two Of Soph MASS

October 6, 2019:

The second leg of the $1.8 million Massachusetts Sire Stakes (MASS) got underway on Sunday (Oct. 6) at Plainridge Park with the second-year class competing in four divisions....read on

St. Louis Snags Five Again

October 6, 2019:

For the second-straight Sunday, driver Marc St. Louis Jr. visited the winner’s circle on five occasions during the 10-race program at Leamington Raceway on Sunday, Oct. 6....read on

Euchred Rips To Victory At Inverness

October 6, 2019:

Odds-on favourite Euchred cleared command past the quarter, opened a four-length lead and coasted to the finish to take the $1,150 Winners-Over Pace at Inverness Raceway on Sunday, Oct. 6....read on

Odds Mean Nothing For 'Varadero'

October 6, 2019:

Being the longest shot on the board meant nothing to Varadero Hanover as he upset the Sunday afternoon (Oct. 6) featured pace at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Bombardier Pace To Tuggingoncredit

October 6, 2019:

Guy Gagnon and his filly Tuggingoncredit invaded Hippodrome 3R for the first time on Sunday (Oct. 6) and the two-year-old pacer came away with the Lucien Bombardier Trophy....read on

Greenshoe Reigns in 127th Kentucky Futurity

October 6, 2019:

On Sunday (Oct. 6) at the Red Mile, division leader Greenshoe kept his crown intact. He patiently pushed his way to the front and faced little challenge en route to a 1:51.1 win over a ‘good’ track in the 127th Kentucky Futurity, which featured a purse of $450,000....read on

Tattersalls Wins For Bettors Wish, Dancin Lou

October 6, 2019:

Chris Ryder trainee Bettors Wish ground first over into the final turn and withstood a late rush from pocket-popper Captain Crunch to take the second of two divisions of the $540,000 Tattersalls Pace—sponsored by Michelle and Albert Crawford—on Sunday, Oct. 6 at The Red Mile....read on

Kentucky Filly Futurity To Beautiful Sin

October 6, 2019:

In what was her second start for trainer Ake Svanstedt, Beautiful Sin pounced from a pocket trip to win the 54th Kentucky Filly Futurity—a $267,000 single dash sponsored by the Father Patrick Syndicate and Diamond Creek Farm—on Sunday, Oct. 6 at The Red Mile....read on

Caviart Ally Defeats Shartin N In Allerage

October 6, 2019:

A season-long bout of runner-up finishes to division leader Shartin N ended on Sunday, Oct. 6 at The Red Mile as Caviart Ally upended the star pacing mare with a 1:48.3 mile in the $87,000 Allerage Farms Mare Pace—sponsored by the Fear The Dragon Syndicate and Midland Acres....read on


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