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Miller On A Roll In GLADA

April 3, 2021:

Racing fans in the Midwest are witnessing a rising star in Eddie Miller. The 22-year-old mid-westerner is off to a great start this season, and after his 1:57.2 driving victory on Saturday (April 3) with Star Chip at Northfield Park, he now has three wins in five seasonal starts....read on

'Digger King' Gets The Gold

April 3, 2021:

Gold Digger King pulled a mild upset over co-favourite GD Western Joe and My Hero Ron in Saturday’s $23,000 Open I Handicap Pace at Miami Valley....read on

Fans Select The Best North America Cup

April 3, 2021:

After a month of voting, the fans of harness racing have selected the edition of the Pepsi North America Cup that is in their opinion the all-time best....read on

It's Always A Good Time For Faraldo

April 3, 2021:

On the warm and sunny afternoon of April 3, Joe Faraldo and Always A Good Time rallied and then held off a hard-charging Masster Blue to win the $9,000 American Harness Drivers Club Trot at Freehold Raceway....read on

One Eight Hundred Sizzles At Pocono

April 3, 2021:

One Eight Hundred, the three-year-old colt by the immortal Somebeachsomewhere out of world champion Economy Terror, got his name because he cost $800,000 as a yearling, and Saturday afternoon at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono he looked worth every dollar of it....read on

Impressive Debut For $700,000 Yearling

April 3, 2021:

The third highest-priced trotting yearling of 2019 didn't make an on-track appearance as a freshman but made his sophomore debut in style on Friday (April 2) at The Meadowlands....read on

Sire Stakes Headline At Cal Expo

April 3, 2021:

Doubleontherocks and Its Pointless, leaders in their respective divisions, look to add to their impressive resumes in a pair of California Sire Stakes that headline the Sunday (April 4) night menu at Cal Expo....read on

Century Downs To Hold Qualifiers

April 3, 2021:

Officials with the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association wish to advise horsemen that an upcoming session of qualifiers will be held at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1970s

April 3, 2021:

This week's Rewind is the monthly feature Years Ago and Robert Smith has selected a few old pictures and short clips related to the decade of the 1970's....read on

Hayes: "We Must Work Collectively"

April 3, 2021:

Despite the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 and other challenges, Ontario Racing Independent Chair John Hayes remains hopeful of a bright future for the horse racing industry in the province....read on

Dontpokethedragon Upsets At Fraser

April 3, 2021:

It’s now three straight scores and counting for Dontpokethedragon thanks to his 1:55.2 triumph in Friday’s featured $12,000 Open Handicap for pacers at Fraser Downs....read on

Hoosier Offers Guaranteed Hi-5 Pool

April 3, 2021:

With a carry-over in excess of $10,000, Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $30,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool for Saturday, April 3....read on

Yonkers To Offer Pick-6 Carryover

April 2, 2021:

Favorites were victorious just twice during Friday night’s Pick 6 sequence at Yonkers Raceway, meaning there were no tickets with six out of six. As a result, there will be a carryover of $7,067.60 and a guaranteed pool of $15,000 in the wager on Monday night’s program....read on

Captain Video Takes Valedictory; Niagara To Rose Run Victory

April 2, 2021:

A pair of series finals – the Valedictory and the Niagara - plus the weekly edition of the Fillies & Mares Preferred highlighted Friday evening’s 11-race card at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Mohawk Training Sign-Up Details

April 2, 2021:

Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to inform all horse people that training will continue to be available every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday during the “emergency brake” shutdown....read on

Matchmakers To Blue Ivy, Siesta Beach

April 2, 2021:

Blue Ivy didn't get all of the respect on the toteboard, but the five-year-old mare had her say in a powerhouse performance, capturing the first of two $35,000 Blue Chip Matchmaker divisions on Friday night at Yonkers Raceway....read on

'Smokeshow' In London Preferred

April 2, 2021:

Smoke N Reactor N was treated to a sweet trip in Friday’s $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and she didn’t let it go to waste....read on

Lunar Stays Unbeaten With Meadows Win

April 2, 2021:

Lunar overcame a demanding first quarter to stretch his career unbeaten streak to three in Friday’s (April 2) Tom Kirwan Memorial Pace at The Meadows. Cheese Omelet took the other $12,500 opening-leg division of the series for three-year-old colts and geldings....read on

Father Nuno Leads Harrah's Philly Opener

April 2, 2021:

Father Nuno, runner-up to Papi Rob Hanover in the 2019 Governor's Cup, made his first start since then a winning one when Harrah’s Philadelphia opened its 2021 racing season on Friday (April 2)....read on

Obrigado Takes Friday Freehold Feature

April 2, 2021:

On Friday (April 2) at Freehold Raceway, Obrigado avenged last week's Preferred Handicap Trot defeat with an emphatic 4-3/4 length win, his third in the Freehold Preferred handicap this season....read on

Ontario Select Sale Date Announced

April 2, 2021:

The Ontario Select Yearling Sale will be held on Sept. 26 at Winbak Farm of Canada....read on

'Perfectboy' Aims For More Ideal 2021

April 2, 2021:

At this time last spring, trainer Blake MacIntosh had high hopes for then two-year-old male pacer Perfectboy Hanover....read on

Clinton Legends Day Postponed

April 2, 2021:

Clinton Raceway’s biennial fundraising event, Legends Day, has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions....read on

'Phillip,' Winihavetime In Expo Spotlight

April 2, 2021:

Lodi Phillip and Winihavetime, both coming off back-to-back stakes scores, get marquee treatment in the two California Sire Stakes at Cal-Expo Saturday evening (April 3) for three-year-old males and four-year-old distaffers, respectively....read on

Vote For The Best Pepsi N.A. Cup

April 2, 2021:

We've reached the finals in our March Madness-style tournament to determine the best Pepsi North America Cup of all time as voted by the fans of harness racing...read on

Pierre-Luc Roy Returning To Racing

April 2, 2021:

Driver Pierre-Luc Roy, the older brother of O’Brien Award-winning driver Louis-Philippe Roy, had important life choices to make last fall with the arrival of a second child....read on

More Meadowlands 'Mean Tweets'

April 2, 2021:

Horsepeople and media personalities at The Meadowlands have some of the thickest skin in the game, as is evident by how gracefully they handled some harsh — and, at times, comical — criticism in the latest "Mean Tweets" segment from the Big M....read on

APHRC Announces Rule, Policy Changes

April 2, 2021:

At the most recent Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission meeting, several rule changes were officially adopted and will be implemented by the APHRC for the upcoming 2021 season, effective immediately....read on

P L Jill Retired

April 2, 2021:

While she may not have been a Grand Circuit superstar, P L Jill more than proved her mettle through a race career that spanned nearly six years. And after winning 33 times and banking nearly $700,000, P L Jill will now look to carry on her parents' legacies as she embarks on her second career — as a broodmare....read on

Race Date Update For Truro

April 2, 2021:

Due to ongoing renovations to its grandstand, Truro Raceway has announced updates to its 2021 race schedule....read on

SC Office Closure Notice

April 2, 2021:

Please be aware that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will not be operating on Friday, April 2 in observance of Good Friday....read on

Bettors 'Send It In' At Pompano

April 2, 2021:

Pompano Park had yet another million-dollar handle night on Thursday (April 1), as the track featured a pair of "Send It In" specials and a mandatory payout on the Super Hi-5 finale with a carryover of over $130,000 and a final pool over $500,000....read on

Penzance Hanover Triples In Open

April 2, 2021:

The winning streak is now up to three straight and counting for Penzance Hanover, who front-stepped his way to a an eye-catching triumph in Thursday’s $20,000 Open Handicap for pacers at Dover Downs....read on

Yonkers Offers Pick-6 Carryover

April 2, 2021:

A couple of upsets during the sequence, one by 13-1 shot Checkered Past (Jordan Stratton) in race three and another by 9-1 offering Bronskimackenzie A (Todd McCarthy) in race seven, led to the Pick 6 not being hit on Thursday night at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Tymal Tarot Putting It Together

April 1, 2021:

After going 0-for-20 during last year’s sophomore season, trotting gelding Tymal Tarot has really found his form in 2021 for owner/trainer Rod Hughes....read on

Amateurs Battle At Yonkers

April 1, 2021:

After having to cancel its first seasonal leg last week due to unsafe track conditions this years NAADA Trotting Series finally got underway with two $8,000 legs Monday at Yonkers Raceway and when the judges posted the official signs John Calabrese and Matt Zuccarello each emerged victorious in their respective splits....read on

'Chips', 'Flyer' Win In Meadows Series

April 1, 2021:

Cash N Chips alertly followed cover, then roared wide through the stretch to score in her divisional prelim for the Margaret Provost Memorial Trot at The Meadows on Thursday (April 1)....read on

London Sale To Stay Virtual In 2021

April 1, 2021:

In 2021, it has been confirmed that the Western Fair Agriplex continues to be unavailable due to the pandemic. Given the success of the 2020 online auction, London Virtual Yearling Sale is once again collaborating with onGait for its 2021 sale....read on

$35K Guaranteed Pick 5 Saturday At Northfield

April 1, 2021:

MGM Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $35,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee for Saturday (April 3)....read on

Red Shores Announces Spring Opener

April 1, 2021:

Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park is pleased to announce the opening date for the Spring meet....read on

Northville Ready For Season Opener

April 1, 2021:

A trio of Open events serve as the marquee races during the opening weekend of the 2021 spring meeting at Northville Downs, with races taking place at the suburban Detroit facility on Friday (April 2) and Saturday (April 3) evenings....read on

Ontario Enters Provincewide Lockdown

April 1, 2021:

As a result of the province-wide lockdown announced on Thursday (April 1) by the Government of Ontario, harness racing will be suspended at Rideau Carleton Raceway, The Raceway at the Western Fair District and Woodbine Mohawk Park effective Saturday, April 3....read on

'Big M' Has Big First Quarter

April 1, 2021:

A fast opening quarter is sometimes a bad thing in a harness race, given that in the latter stages of the mile, the horse who sprinted to the top might be on fumes in deep stretch....read on

Lawmakers Experience Harness Racing

April 1, 2021:

Harness racing organizations frequently remind Pennsylvania state legislators how vital the sport is to the economy of the Commonwealth. On March 30, a large delegation of Pennsylvania lawmakers got a chance to experience that impact first hand....read on

Standardbred Improvement Program Approved

April 1, 2021:

The 2021 Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP), based upon the recommendations of the industry representative Standardbred Advisory Group, has been approved by the Ontario Racing Board of Directors....read on

Vote For The Best North America Cup

April 1, 2021:

We've reached the Final Four in our March Madness-style tournament to determine the best Pepsi North America Cup of all time as voted by the fans of harness racing...read on

Machnhope Seeks Matchmaker Success

April 1, 2021:

After watching Machnhope win her first two starts in the Blue Chip Matchmaker Series for older female pacers, trainer Noel Daley held the mare out of last week’s action. As she prepares to return for Friday’s fourth round, Daley is happy with the decision....read on

April's Calendar Photographer

April 1, 2021:

The Heart of Harness Racing April Calendar photographer is Dawn MacInnis of Summerside, P.E.I....read on

Yonkers Stakes Center On Grand Circuit

April 1, 2021:

This Week: Blue Chip Matchmaker and MGM Borgata Pacing series fourth legs, Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, N.Y....read on

MacGrath Guests On 'Alumni' Show

April 1, 2021:

Brent MacGrath of Nova Scotia, the renowned owner and trainer of the legendary World Champion pacer, Somebeachsomewhere, is this week’s guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show....read on


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