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SC Rewind: Picture Parade

November 21, 2020:

The current edition of Rewind is the latest version of Picture Parade. In this week's offering, Robert Smith has put together a group of pictures of drivers who all hail from some part of the Maritime Provinces....read on

Friday's Big M Feature To HL Revadon

November 21, 2020:

After failing in consecutive starts as the favourite, HL Revadon had probably lost a few fans heading into Friday night’s $20,000 high-end conditioned trot, the feature race at The Meadowlands....read on

Betterlatethnnever Gets Up In Time

November 21, 2020:

Shipping in fresh off a win at Yonkers Raceway last week, Betterlatethnnever moved up in class and showed his as he beat a stellar field of pacers in the $17,500 Winners Over feature race at Plainridge Park on Friday afternoon (November 20)....read on

Lit De Rose Wins Mohawk Preferred

November 21, 2020:

Lit De Rose landed back in the winner's circle after taking another edition of the $32,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Handicap Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday night (November 20)....read on

Harvests To Beyond Better, Northern Sultan

November 20, 2020:

Beyond Better and Northern Sultan rallied to victories in Friday evening’s Harvest Series finals at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Tetrick Wins Five At Philly

November 20, 2020:

Tim Tetrick drove five winners on Friday afternoon (Nov. 20) at Harrah's Philadelphia, including two of the afternoon's three co-featured $11,200 events for up-and-coming younger horses....read on

HRBC Yearling Sale Moves Online

November 20, 2020:

For the first time, the 2020 Harness Racing British Columbia Yearling Sale will be conducted in a virtual format....read on

2,000 Wins For Julie Miller

November 20, 2020:

Julie Miller celebrated her birthday in grand style on Friday afternoon (Nov. 20) at Freehold Raceway, as she earned the 2,000th training win of her career....read on

Nixon Seeks Quarantine Exemption

November 20, 2020:

"I really just would like to be able to go to work, maybe take my dog for a walk, and that's about it. I'm not asking for a lot. What they're asking, I think, is considerably more."...read on

'Quick Cash Stop Betting' At Mohawk

November 20, 2020:

Woodbine Mohawk Park is pleased to offer horseplayers the opportunity to purchase programs and place wagers during each day of live racing through 'Quick Cash Stop Betting.'...read on

Carryovers Spice Cal-Expo Opener

November 20, 2020:

Players will have something immediate to shoot at when Cal-Expo kicks off their meeting Saturday (Nov. 21), with a $9,819 carryover in the Hi-Five and a $61,678 carryover in the Single 6. First post is 4:35 p.m. PST....read on

'Anoka' Helping McCarthy Acclimate

November 20, 2020:

Todd McCarthy is no fan of the cold, but the Australia native is a big admirer of good horses. And the latter will keep McCarthy in the United States through this winter and next year....read on

TheStable.ca's Open House Goes Virtual

November 20, 2020:

TheStable.ca’s annual Winter Open House will be an entirely virtual experience this year, delivered via live stream from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST on Sunday, Dec. 13....read on

H3R Driving Title On The Line

November 20, 2020:

On Sunday (Nov. 22), the final of 44 days of harness racing at Hippodrome 3R for the 2020 season, the annual driving title at H3R will be decided. Leader Pascal Berube holds a slim four-win lead (52 to 48) over Stephane Brosseau, but on Sunday, Brosseau has eight drives and Berube has none....read on

The Rev, Blood Money Show Down

November 20, 2020:

The Rev will have a new contender for the top prize in the Sunday afternoon (Nov. 22) Preferred Pace at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

MacDonald Memorial At Stake Saturday

November 20, 2020:

A field of eight drivers will vie for the Paul MacDonald Memorial Trophy on Horse Person’s Day Saturday afternoon (Nov. 21) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Scarborough Downs To Close

November 20, 2020:

Beset by financial hardship in recent years, Scarborough Downs will bring down the curtain on 70 years of horse racing later this month....read on

Clements New USHWA Canada President

November 20, 2020:

The United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) Canada chapter held its annual meeting via Zoom call on Wednesday (Nov. 18), with a change of leadership highlighting the well-attended virtual session....read on

Nickle Bag Drops And Pops

November 19, 2020:

Winning races is something classy campaigner Nickle Bag does well, and he gave a demonstration of it Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Rock Diamonds N Best In Gronk Series

November 19, 2020:

Rock Diamonds N made an early second-over move behind live outer cover and turned it into a victory in the $17,500 District 9 Gronk Series at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon....read on

Dover Main Event To Itsrockandroll A

November 19, 2020:

Corey Callahan worked out a sweet, second over trip for Itsrockandroll A in Thursday’s $22,000 Blue Hen Open Handicap at Dover Downs, and the Dylan Davis trainee didn’t let the golden opportunity go to waste....read on

Asa Im Ready Keeps On Winning

November 19, 2020:

Conditioned trotter Asa Im Ready has mastered the art of winning in recent weeks for trainer John MacMillan, who watched the six-year-old pick up his fifth win from his last six starts in a Thursday evening assignment at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

'Trapper' Calls It Quits

November 19, 2020:

After four decades of plying his trade in the game, Alex ‘Trapper’ MacQuarrie is calling it a career....read on

Scirocco Rob Powers To Philly Score

November 19, 2020:

Scirocco Rob got his own way on the front end, then held off a late challenge from 38-1 shot Pappy Go Go to take the $14,400 trotting feature Thursday afternoon (Nov. 19) at Harrah’s Philadelphia in 1:54....read on

Only Take Cash Retired

November 19, 2020:

One of the most robust and accomplished broodmare bands in Canada has added another homegrown talent with the recent retirement of O'Brien Award winner Only Take Cash....read on

Joe Lee Wins NAADA Trot

November 19, 2020:

While Ladys Big Stormont and Alan Schwartz were favoured in Thursday's (Nov. 19) $5,000 North American Amateur Drivers Association Trot at Monticello Raceway, things didn't go as expected. Despite their having overcome a slow early start to control the terms, Coco Hall and Joe Lee got the best of them at the end of a 2:01.3 mile....read on

Field Drawn For Progress Pace

November 19, 2020:

The field for the $325,000 Progress Pace, which will be held on Wednesday (Nov. 25) at Dover Downs, has been drawn....read on

Woodbine Announces Updated Protocols

November 19, 2020:

As COVID-19 continues to spread through our communities, Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) is updating their best practices to help protect live racing in Ontario....read on

Ohio Fair Conference Awards Show Info

November 19, 2020:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohio Fair Racing Conference will not hold an annual banquet but will instead present its 2020 awards via a virtual awards show. The show is scheduled to premiere on the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association YouTube Channel Saturday (Nov. 21) at 7 p.m....read on

Big M Looks To Raise Handle Bar

November 19, 2020:

One week after setting new Fall Meet handle marks for a single card and a weekend, The Meadowlands is in position to better both bests again as the upcoming pair of race cards (Nov. 20-21) feature plenty of competitive racing, with Saturday night’s Fall Final Four/TVG Finals Night standing dead centre in the spotlight....read on

Dont Letem To Stand In Indiana

November 19, 2020:

Brittany Farms LLC, Christina Takter, John Fielding and Herb Liverman have announced that multiple stakes winner Dont Letem will stand his first season at stud in Indiana at Ivy Lane Farm....read on

Curtain Call For Dan Patch Trio

November 19, 2020:

Harness racing will say goodbye to three Dan Patch Award winners following Saturday’s (Nov. 21) TVG Series championships at The Meadowlands. Bettors Wish, Kissin In The Sand, and Manchego will be retired to breeding duties after their careers conclude this weekend and each will be honoured in ceremonies following their respective races at The Big M....read on

Alberta Announces 2021 Race Dates

November 19, 2020:

Horse Racing Alberta has released the live racing schedule for 2021, including 109 days of Standardbred racing across the province allocated to three tracks: Century Mile in Edmonton, Century Downs in Calgary and The Track On 2 in Lacombe....read on

Steven Perkins Passes

November 19, 2020:

Steven L. Perkins, 59, of Hilliard, Ohio, passed Nov. 10, 2020, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio....read on

Cusdmagicdragon Repeats In BC

November 18, 2020:

Cusdmagicdragon ($2.40) lived up to fives-on billing on Wednesday night (Nov. 18) and posted a repeat victory in the featured $8,100 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap Pace at Fraser Downs....read on

Autumn Leaves To Robin Banks

November 18, 2020:

Robin Banks ($3.60) scored as the odds-on favourite in the $18,000 Autumn Leaves Series final on Wednesday (Nov. 18) at MGM Northfield Park....read on

Nebraska Jack Rebounds At Western

November 18, 2020:

Stephen Palermo's Nebraska Jack ($8.00) worked his way back into the win column on a chilly Wednesday night (Nov. 18) at The Raceway at the Western Fair District, outlasting a late charge from odds-on favourite Lefkada to narrowly win the featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Handicap Trot....read on

Il Mago Triples Up At Batavia

November 18, 2020:

It’s the same old story and the same old song and dance for Il Mago, who has been seemingly unbeatable of late at Batavia Downs. He took yet another $8,500 Open I Handicap Trot in Genesee County on Wednesday night (Nov. 18) over an off track that saw snow flurries earlier in the day....read on

Progress Elim To No Lou Zing

November 18, 2020:

He may have been a late bloomer in this year's three-year-old crop — or maybe just overshadowed earlier in the year by stablemate Tall Dark Stranger — but No Lou Zing ($5.40) has surely come into his own. Following a narrow defeat to Cattlewash in last week's Matron Stakes, the son of Sweet Lou had the upper hand in their rematch in Wednesday's (Nov. 18) $35,000 Progress Pace elimination at Dover Downs....read on

2020 Fall Speed Sale Concludes

November 18, 2020:

The 2020 Blooded Horse Sales Company Fall Speed Sale concluded Wednesday (Nov. 18) at the Champions Center Expo in Springfield, Ohio, with its second of two sessions....read on

Northfield Temporarily Shifts Post Time

November 18, 2020:

MGM Northfield Park has announced a temporary change in post time to 4:20 p.m. for their live racing programs beginning Saturday (Nov. 21)....read on

Wild Wild Western Wins Meadows Open

November 18, 2020:

Wild Wild Western retook the lead near the three-eighths and found the wire just in time to capture the $17,900 Open Handicap Pace on Wednesday (Nov. 18) at The Meadows....read on

Machnhope Keeps Together At Philly

November 18, 2020:

Coming off a second-place finish by a half length to Caviart Ally on Friday night, the Mach Three mare Machnhope was right back in Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 18) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, winning the $14,400 featured distaff handicap pace in 1:51.2–but not without giving the bettors who had punched her down to 1-10 a brief scare late....read on

Takter Duo Tackles Aged Foes

November 18, 2020:

Trainer Nancy Takter will watch trotting mare Manchego and pacing mare Kissin In The Sand compete for the final time Saturday at The Meadowlands, but also will get another look at two three-year-olds that will attempt to follow in their award-winning stablemates’ hoof prints next season....read on

Drivers' Holiday Challenge Announced

November 18, 2020:

The Raceway at Western Fair District is teaming with some of the province’s best drivers to spread added Christmas cheer this holiday season....read on

Major Custard Among Alberta's Greats

November 18, 2020:

“He’s got speed, toughness, grit and he’s calm when he needs to be. A lot of good horses might have two or three of those qualities. He’s got all four.”...read on

New Protocols At Mohawk For Owners

November 18, 2020:

With Halton Region currently in the red “control” zone, Woodbine Entertainment has released updated protocols for owners attending the races at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

PFTC Announces Virtual 5K

November 18, 2020:

There is still time to join Pacing For The Cure’s (PFTC) first-ever virtual 5K which will run through the end of November....read on

$5K Guaranteed Pick 5 Wednesday At Batavia

November 18, 2020:

With no winner in the Pick-5 wager at Batavia Downs last Saturday (Nov. 14), the track will feature a $1,157 carryover and a guaranteed $5,000 pool in the Pick-5 wager on Wednesday (Nov. 18)....read on

WEG Adds Three Directors To Board

November 18, 2020:

Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) announced today the appointment of Mr. Michael Lay, Mr. Mark Saunders and Ms. Ann Straatman to its Board of Directors....read on


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