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Rich And Miserable Is Now Richer

June 27, 2020:

Rich And Miserable, the 2019 Trotter of the Year at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, returned to northeast Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon and immediately resumed his winning ways....read on

Rookies, Stars Out At The Meadowlands

June 27, 2020:

An 11-race session of Breakfast With The Babies at The Meadowlands on Saturday (June 27) was followed by a number of established stars putting in impressive prep miles....read on

SC Rewind: The Protecto Man

June 27, 2020:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith covers a somewhat different topic as he recalls the long and colourful career of one of harness racing's most inventive equipment suppliers....read on

Boys Bring It In Baby Races

June 27, 2020:

The boys were back in town on Saturday (June 27) at Woodbine Mohawk Park as the Campbellville, Ont. oval hosted 10 two-year-old qualifiers for male pacers on an overcast morning....read on

Priceless Wins Debut; Seven For Widger

June 27, 2020:

Indiana Sires Stakes champion Priceless backed up her 1-5 favouritism in the $30,000 Star Destroyer Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies, winning her seasonal debut at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, June 26....read on

Southwind Chrome Preps For Cutler

June 27, 2020:

Southwind Chrome was sent on a mission by his driver Scott Zeron in the Friday night feature at the Meadowlands. And he completed it in spectacular fashion....read on

Ontario Sires Stakes Season Begins

June 27, 2020:

Ontario’s talented three-year-old pacing fillies kicked off the 2020 Ontario Sires Stakes season at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday (June 26) with two veterans of the provincial program and two newcomers gracing the Grassroots winner’s circle....read on

First Training Win For Dupont

June 26, 2020:

Marie-Hélène Dupont enjoyed a memorable evening on Friday (June 26) at Grand River Raceway as she scored her first career training win courtesy of four-year-old pacer Custom Cut....read on

Elver Hanover A Perfect 10

June 26, 2020:

A quartet of three-year-old colts and geldings of both gaits battled in $50,000 round two divisions of Ohio Sires Stakes on Friday night (June 26) at Scioto Downs....read on

Hes Marvalous Stars On Opening Card

June 26, 2020:

On top at every call, Hes Marvalous cruised to victory in the Friday evening featured event on the opening card of the season at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Euchred Tops Truro Pacers

June 26, 2020:

Back in action in his home province, Euchred wired his top class rivals with ease in the featured $1,675 Winners Over Pace on Friday night (June 26) at Truro Raceway....read on

Marion Marauder Back And Better

June 26, 2020:

Few horses could earn nearly a quarter of a million dollars in a winless 10-race season that would be considered, to some degree, a disappointment. But then again, few horses in harness racing right now have the resume of Marion Marauder....read on

Berube Starts Strong At 3R

June 26, 2020:

Driver Pascal Berube scored a driving double on the opening day of the 2020 harness racing season at Hippodrome 3R, and he hopes this is a sign of a good racing season to come....read on

Pacing Colts Head To Tioga

June 26, 2020:

Tioga Downs will welcome three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for pacing colts and geldings on Sunday (June 28)....read on

Queen Of The Hill Tops At Philly

June 26, 2020:

The Explosive Matter sophomore filly Queen Of The Hill went to the lead in her seasonal debut, then had to dig down deep to hold off With Out A Doubt in the featured trot on Friday (June 26) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Post Time Change At Kawartha

June 26, 2020:

Officials at Kawartha Downs have announced that the Peterborough-area racetrack will be changing its Saturday first-race post time in the near future....read on

Goshen Yearling Sale To Proceed

June 26, 2020:

Despite the many hardships faced by everyone in the harness racing industry this year due to COVID-19, Goshen Standardbred Horse Sales has announced that after much concern and study about the virus, their annual yearling sale will go on as planned....read on

New Yearling Sale For Ontario

June 26, 2020:

On Friday (June 26) Winbak Farm of Ontario announced that it would be hosting a new yearling sale this October....read on

Baillargeon Trotters Hunting For Gold

June 26, 2020:

Since harness racing resumed at the beginning of June Ben Baillargeon has been on a tear, sending out 20 winners from 54 starters, and the trainer will be looking to add to that tally when the Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series season gets underway this Sunday, June 28 at Georgian Downs....read on

Pacing Stars Square Off At Charlottetown

June 26, 2020:

The finest aged pacers on the Eastern Seaboard of Canada will converge on Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park Saturday night in what is sure to be a preview of the upcoming Governor’s Plate Invitational....read on

Kin Pace Elims Set For Sunday

June 26, 2020:

The 2020 Kin Pace eliminations program at Clinton Raceway this Sunday (June 28) has attracted a great volume of 17 entries for three exciting eliminations....read on

Sister Sledge Set To Debut

June 26, 2020:

The Meadows kicks off its reconfigured stakes season Saturday, and the opening event has attracted one of harness racing’s budding superstars....read on

Breakfast With The Babies Returns

June 26, 2020:

The popular Breakfast With The Babies (BWTB) endeavor of enjoying the future stars of the sport while having coffee and bagels with other fans returns this Saturday morning (June 27) at The Meadowlands Racetrack at 9:00 a.m....read on

New Track Superintendent At Batavia

June 26, 2020:

Long-time Western Regional Off-Track Betting (WROTBC) employee Aaron Galanti was named the new track Track Superintendent at Batavia Downs on Thursday after Fran Mruczek announced his retirement on Monday (June 22)....read on

Mark Austin Series Set For Dresden

June 26, 2020:

The final of the Mark Austin Pacing Series in two weeks promises to be one for the ages as five divisions will go postward this Sunday (June 28) at Dresden Raceway....read on

2020 Hall Of Fame Induction Gala Cancelled

June 26, 2020:

At a meeting held June 23, 2020, the Board of Directors of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Hall of Fame Induction Gala, due to the restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic....read on

And The MVP Draw Winner Is...

June 26, 2020:

To celebrate the beginning of summer, Standardbred Canada teamed up with John Deere to award one lucky MVP member with a 20-inch Green and Yellow Hand Carry Toolbox and a John Deere jacket!...read on

Fillies Flaunt It At Mohawk

June 26, 2020:

Woodbine Mohawk Park hosted a 13-race qualifying session on Friday (June 26), and a pair of fillies that debuted impressively last week came back with better performances during this week's card....read on

Hartt Donates To Special Cause

June 26, 2020:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association will again benefit from the proceeds of the sale of an entry into the Next Generation at Eldorado Scioto Downs, scheduled for July 4....read on

Shouldaknownbetter Sharp In Debut

June 25, 2020:

The trip was perfect and the end result was impressive for rookie trotter Shouldaknownbetter in Thursday evening’s pari-mutuel debut at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Berazzled Dazzles At Red Shores

June 25, 2020:

The Warren Grove gang came to play Thursday night at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park as Berazzled took the Fillies and Mares Open pace for trio of horsemen from that community....read on

Gagnon's Crew Triples Up At Rideau

June 25, 2020:

There are three certainties in life – death, taxes and Guy Gagnon winning multiple races at Rideau Carleton Raceway on a nightly basis....read on

Vernon Feature To Fashionwoodchopper

June 25, 2020:

A compact group of six faced the gate in Thursday’s $5,600 featured trot at Vernon Downs, and there was no stopping Fashionwoodchopper once he started his stretch rally....read on

All Systems 'Go' For Lexington Selected

June 25, 2020:

The dates are set, Lexington Selected’s sale managers are currently on the road inspecting yearlings, and all systems are go for the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale, to be held Tuesday, Oct. 6 through Saturday, Oct. 10 at the beautiful Fasig-Tipton sales grounds in Lexington, Ky....read on

Fanning, Tetrick & Smith Hot At Philly

June 25, 2020:

Trainer Tom Fanning, driver Tim Tetrick, and owner Joseph Smith combined to win the two fast-class events during the “Trottin’ Thursday” card at Harrah’s Philadelphia, while a few younger horses showed themselves ready for stakes action with convincing victories....read on

Bontz N Back Where She Left Off

June 25, 2020:

Her most recent trips to the winner’s circle were separated by more than three months but on Thursday afternoon (June 25) Bontz N recorded her third consecutive victory in the Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Summer Student / Intern Wanted

June 25, 2020:

Standardbred Canada’s Member & Stakeholder Relations Department is seeking an enthusiastic summer student/intern to assist with various member and customer service related activities. Knowledge of horse racing is an asset....read on

News From The Blooded Horse Sales Co.

June 25, 2020:

The 64th annual Blooded Horse Summer Sale will be held Tuesday (August 25) and Wednesday (August 26) at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio. The deadline for black type entries is July 1, while mixed horses will be taken through July 20 or until full....read on

Foulk Stable's Charitable Gesture

June 25, 2020:

The Foulk Stable will auction off one of its two entries in the Next Generation at Eldorado Scioto Downs, scheduled for July 4, with the proceeds benefiting the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace (Week 3)

June 25, 2020:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has released the Week 3 installment of the track's 'Road to the Meadowlands Pace' rankings....read on

New 'Road To The Hambletonian' Leader

June 25, 2020:

Week 4 of the 'Road to the Hambletonian' rankings has been released, and there is now a new leader at the top of the list....read on

Lee Drake Appointed At Red Shores

June 25, 2020:

On Thursday, June 25, 2020, David MacKenzie, the general manager of Red Shores, announced the appointment of Lee Drake as Manager of Racing, Brands, and Broadcast, effective immediately....read on

Plans Have Changed For Bold Eagle

June 25, 2020:

Although plans had called for Bold Eagle to travel to North America for stakes action this season, the great trotter will not be coming to Canada and the United States this year, according to a report....read on

Time To Showcase The Industry

June 25, 2020:

"With the return of live horse racing throughout Ontario, it is a time to embrace this opportunity to showcase our great industry and the many people who contribute to its success."...read on

News From OHHA

June 25, 2020:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA) is happy to announce that the board of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) has accepted their request to become an organizational member....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

June 25, 2020:

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

Meadowlands Firing On All Cylinders

June 25, 2020:

It was neither Hambletonian Day nor Meadowlands Pace Night, but you couldn’t tell that from the betting at the 'Big M' this past Saturday evening....read on

BC Stakes Payments Due Today

June 25, 2020:

British Columbia Standardbred racing participants are being reminded that stakes payments will be due on Thursday, July 2....read on

Mohawk To Host OSS Friday

June 25, 2020:

Ontario harness racing fans and participants will be celebrating on Friday evening, as the Ontario Sires Stakes program will make its 2020 debut at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Summerside Meet Starts Friday

June 25, 2020:

Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway's 2020 racing season is set to open up on Friday (June 26), and Creepin will be taking on the best of western PEI in the feature....read on


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