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Faces Of Racing: Mathieu Nadeau

September 11, 2020:

“A great reward for me as a caretaker is to see my horse win and see the effort that he gave to win that race but the greatest reward is seeing the improvements in a horse, week after week.”...read on

Emma Town Bud Romps At Hoosier

September 11, 2020:

Three-year-old trotting colts and geldings were the featured attraction at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Thursday, September 10 as one $59,500 division of Indiana Sires Stakes was featured on the evening’s 14-race card....read on

OHHA To Live Stream From Morgan County

September 11, 2020:

The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association will provide live coverage of the seven-race card from the Morgan County Fairgrounds in McConnelsville, Ohio, on Friday, September 11....read on

Mikey Mass Is On The Rise

September 11, 2020:

Mikey Mass found the Grassroots winner’s circle for the second time this season on Thursday, Sept. 10 at Woodbine Mohawk Park and trainer Nick Gallucci is hoping the three-year-old trotting gelding is shaping up for a big finish to the season....read on

Nine Is Fine For Enavant

September 10, 2020:

The wins are piling up quickly for pacer Enavant who swept past foes in deep stretch Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park in what turned out to be his ninth win in as many assignments for trainer Max Velaye....read on

Trotting Records Fall In Charlottetown

September 10, 2020:

Hop Up solidified herself as the greatest trotting mare in the history of Atlantic Canadian harness racing as she rewrote the record books again Thursday evening at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Archer’s Troops Triple Up At Rideau

September 10, 2020:

It was a profitable Thursday for trainer Mandy Archer at Rideau Carleton Raceway as she celebrated a three-win performance on the 10-race card....read on

Arabellas Cadet Matches Track Record

September 10, 2020:

The Deweycheatumnhowe mare Arabellas Cadet equalled the 1:52 Harrah’s Philadelphia track record for older trotting mares established by Hannelore Hanover last year when she defeated the favourite Scirocco Rob in the $14,400 trotting feature on Thursday afternoon at the riverside oval....read on

Gray Puts On Clinic At Plainridge

September 10, 2020:

It was better than a hat trick or a grand slam; it was “Graymazing”....read on

Susies Lady Gunning For An Upset

September 10, 2020:

Two years ago, when owner Doug Paul asked trainer Susanne Kerwood if she wanted to join him in the purchase of a trotting filly named Js Miracle Mass at the London Selected Yearling Sale, Kerwood said 'yes.' When the horse sold for a price that exceeded what she believed Paul intended to spend, she thought it was the end of the story....read on

Wellwood Memorial Offers Golden Ticket

September 10, 2020:

An opportunity never seen before is set to be presented when the winner of this Saturday’s $535,000 William Wellwood Memorial has their picture taken....read on

Guaranteed Pick 5 Pool Thursday At Yonkers

September 10, 2020:

No bettors were able to correctly select all five winners in the Wednesday Pick 5 at Yonkers Raceway, which has produced a carryover of $4,474 heading into Thursday’s Pick 5....read on

Rosecroft Fall Meet Details

September 10, 2020:

The Maryland Jockey Club is pleased to announce the return of live racing to Rosecroft Raceway, as the fall meet will get underway on Wednesday, September 23....read on

'Tyrion' Looks To Reign In Wellwood

September 10, 2020:

“He’s not like a kid anymore. He was like a baby before, but now he is like an old horse. He likes racing. He really likes it."...read on

Gordon Norris Passes

September 10, 2020:

Standardbred horseman Gordon E. Norris, of Plymouth, Mich. and formerly of Fowlerville and Pompano, Fla., passed away on September 8, 2020 at the age of 87....read on

Fuelling Wellness Symposium A Hit!

September 10, 2020:

Equine and pet nutrition enthusiasts came together on August 15 to learn more about nutrition topics from experts around the world at the virtual Fuelling Wellness Symposium, co-hosted by Equine Guelph and the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Nutrition....read on

'Big M' Back In The Swing Of Things

September 10, 2020:

With Labour Day now in the rear-view mirror, sweaters and jackets will begin to make their way out of closets everywhere, which means the Meadowlands Racetrack's fall meet will shift into high gear this weekend with racing being conducted on both Friday (Sept. 11) and Saturday (Sept. 12)....read on

Register For Goshen Sale Online Bidding

September 10, 2020:

The 2020 Goshen Yearling Sale will be held on Monday (Sept. 14) at noon....read on

Meadows' Super Hi-5 Building

September 10, 2020:

The jackpot for the Meadows' Super Hi-5 continues to rise....read on

Batavia Adjusts Saturday Post Times

September 10, 2020:

On the approval of the New York State Gaming Commission, post time on Saturday at Batavia Downs will be moved from 6 p.m. to 5 p.m. starting September 12 and remain at that time for the remainder of the meet....read on

‘Alumni Show’ Interviews O'Donnell

September 10, 2020:

The most recent edition of the Harness Racing Alumni Show is now available for listening....read on

'Good Story' Pleasing Connections

September 10, 2020:

“We have the option to go on to Lexington as long as she maintains being happy and healthy. We hope to bring her back next year.”...read on

H3R Series Continues Friday

September 10, 2020:

Babidibou, last season's trotting champion in Quebec, looks to have turned the tide in his 2020 season. He is now headlining Hippodrome 3R's final preliminary round of the Breeders Trophy Series, which is scheduled for this Friday (Sept. 11)....read on

Last Call To Enter The Win A Share In A Racehorse Contest

September 10, 2020:

If you’ve dreamed of owning a racehorse, but have never taken the leap into ownership, this is the contest for you! Standardbred Canada and the Ontario Sires Stakes are pleased to announce that the ‘Win a Share in a Racehorse’ contest is open, but closes today!...read on

USTA, Williams On Legislation

September 9, 2020:

On Wednesday (Sept. 9), the United States Trotting Association issued a statement defending their opposition to the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020, which is currently being discussed in the United States Congress....read on

So Frisky Rebounds At The River

September 9, 2020:

So Frisky ($4.80) worked her way back in the win column on Wednesday (Sept. 9) at Grand River Raceway, recording her third win in four starts and her fourth in six with a high-powered 1:53.2 score over her Preferred 3 foes....read on

Sly Baran Dominates At Inverness

September 9, 2020:

Joseph Nearing's Sly Baran ($4.30) made every call a winning one in Wednesday night's (Sept. 9) featured winners-over pacing event at Inverness Raceway, claiming his third victory in his last four starts....read on

Seasonal Best For Daylon Phantom

September 9, 2020:

If last week’s seven and three-quarter-length romp wasn’t enough, Daylon Phantom put the exclamation point on the page this week with his best effort of 2020, winning the $8,000 Open I-II Handicap Trot at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night (Sept. 9)....read on

'The Extra Mile' Focuses On Fillies

September 9, 2020:

The latest episode of The Extra Mile, a new biweekly news-magazine podcast centred around Standardbred racing, became available for streaming and download on Wednesday (Sept. 9)....read on

Faces Of Racing: Jackie Starkewski

September 9, 2020:

“My advice to new grooms is to pay attention to the horses, get to know them and respect them, they work hard for us. Be humble, there are always things to learn.”...read on

Rush To The Bank Repeats

September 9, 2020:

The featured event on the Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 9) program at Running Aces was a $11,500 trot for Minnesota-sired freshman colts and geldings, with a field of seven square-gaited rivals lining up behind the gate....read on

'Sansovina' Storms Home At Meadows

September 9, 2020:

Sansovina Hanover blistered the back half in :54.4, a wicked two panels that kept her challengers at bay and facilitated an easy victory in Wednesday’s (Sept. 9) feature at The Meadows, a $10,400 fillies and mares conditioned pace....read on

Feeling Sweet Seeks Freehold Sweep

September 9, 2020:

It's been a sweet run indeed for Feeling Sweet at Freehold Raceway. She won the first two legs of the New Jersey Sire Stakes-Standardbred Development Fund for three-year-old pacing fillies, and will seek a sweep of the series on Saturday afternoon (Sept. 12)....read on

Shes Nun Bettor N Acclimating Well

September 9, 2020:

Veteran trainer Kelvin 'Red' Harrison, a native New Zealander, has recently had several horses from his native land join his stable under the Curtin ANZ Stables banner....read on

Splash Brother Letting It Fly In 2020

September 9, 2020:

“It’s funny when he came back this year... It is like he is a five-year-old child with that type of energy behind him.”...read on

Keys To Success For Online Bidding At Public Auction

September 9, 2020:

With yearling season upon the harness racing industry, and many states still implementing COVID-19 protocols and restrictions, many horse owners and trainers will look to the world wide web for solutions to quarantine issues and alternatives to 'being there.'...read on

Alexander Discusses American Courage

September 9, 2020:

“You never know how they are going to be. He’s been a surprise. I always knew he (American Courage) had a large amount of ability, but things just have to go your way. All of these horses are fast and bred so well. They’re getting more Thoroughbred-like.”...read on

Joseph Blake Passes

September 9, 2020:

Joseph 'Joby' Blake Lanning, 93, of Newark, Ohio, passed away on September 6, 2020, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family....read on

Joseph Shahan Passes

September 9, 2020:

Joseph Shahan, 78, of Hartly, Del., passed away on September 3, 2020, in the Seasons Hospice Unit at Christiana Hospital....read on

Phil Carroll Passes

September 9, 2020:

Standardbred horseman Phil Carroll, of Miamisburg, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 4 at the age of 58....read on

Leamington 'Capping Contest Update

September 9, 2020:

Leamington track announcer Nathan Bain extended his lead on Ontario Racing handicapper Nicholas 'Ace' Barnsdale in the $500 Leamington Raceway Handicapping Challenge this past weekend....read on

Hockey Panel To Examine Racing Data

September 9, 2020:

Leading up to the 161st running of The Queen’s Plate, Woodbine Entertainment is excited to participate in a Hockey Analytics Night in Canada (HANIC) online panel exclusively focused on horse racing and the pivotal role data and technology play in the sport today and in its future....read on

Rivalries Resume In PEI Colt Stakes

September 9, 2020:

Benefitting from the absence of Mr Finlay Ridge, Dusty Lane Milo has put together a two-race win streak, but the pair will collide again Thursday evening (Sept. 10) in the P.E.I. Colt Stakes at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

USTA District Meetings Online

September 9, 2020:

For the first time ever, the U.S. Trotting Association District Meetings will be held virtually, online rather than in person on site. As usual, all district members are welcome to attend....read on

Ontario Sired Harvest Series Info

September 9, 2020:

Woodbine Mohawk Park has released details for the 2020 edition of the Ontario Sired Harvest Series. Nominations for the series are due by October 1....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

September 9, 2020:

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

SOANY: Yonkers Racing Until Dec. 22

September 9, 2020:

According to an announcement by the Standardbred Owners Association of New York, there will not be an upcoming shutdown of racing at Yonkers Raceway, which had previously stated that racing would be taking a break after Saturday, September 12....read on

Harness Racing And The NBA Playoffs

September 9, 2020:

It is not uncommon to see an athlete wearing a cap during a post-game press conference. It is uncommon for the hat to feature a harness racing logo. But perhaps not for long....read on

Freshmen Leap Up Grassroots Leaderboard

September 9, 2020:

Two-year-old pacing colts took their turn in the spotlight at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Tuesday (Sept. 8), competing for a total of $117,500 in five Grassroots divisions....read on

Sorella Strolls At Mohawk

September 8, 2020:

With the finals for the Canadian Trotting Classic and Elegantimage slated for next weekend, Hambletonian Oaks champ Sorella went a prep mile on Tuesday (Sept. 8) when winning the $30,000 featured trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on


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