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Bricker Takes Leave From OLG

September 6, 2019:

Effective today, the Horse Racing Division of Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) reports to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Executive Vice President Operations of OLG, Lori Sullivan....read on

Goshen Seeks Monetary Support

September 6, 2019:

After more than two years Goshen Historic Track (GHT) and the Harness Racing Museum (HRM) are planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception to celebrate the completion of the renovation of the Historic Boces Barn (now Fleming Barn) and to thank all of those who generously contributed to the undertaking....read on

Catch The Fire Ignites Big Dreams

September 6, 2019:

"Win or lose, we’re excited. This is why we all do it. We’ve had offers to sell him and I could never do that. I couldn’t take our one chance at maybe racing in the big races and give it away to somebody else."...read on

Ontario-Sired Conditions At Grand River

September 6, 2019:

Officials with Grand River Raceway have announced that the Elora, Ont. area half-miler will be carding some 'Ontario-sired' races for the month of September....read on

Lexington Selected Mixed Sale Cancelled

September 6, 2019:

It was announced today (Sept. 6) that the Lexington Selected Mixed Sale, scheduled to be held Sunday evening, Oct. 6, has been cancelled for this year due to lack of sufficient entries....read on

Invite Stars Converge On Summerside

September 6, 2019:

An off-Island scorcher will take on a Gold Cup & Saucer finalist on the Sunday afternoon card at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Distaffers Delve Into Saturday Battle

September 6, 2019:

After a late-charging break in stride last week, Traces Of Purple will look to knock off the best mares in the region on a special Saturday morning program at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Richest Card Of 3R's Season Sunday

September 6, 2019:

This Sunday (Sept. 8), Hippodrome 3R will feature its richest race program of the 2019 season with its Super Sunday Championship card featuring more than $500,000 in purses....read on

Alagna Poised For Super Saturday

September 6, 2019:

Tony Alagna’s primary focus has been training younger horses, with his colt-turned-stallion Captaintreacherous providing him with Grand Circuit success. Now this weekend, Alagna is sitting pretty with the morning-line favourite in all four of Saturday’s Champlain Stakes divisions at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

SC Teams With OLG, OR On Equine Expo

September 6, 2019:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) and Ontario Racing (OR) are major sponsors for the Welcome Centre, Equine Expo and a Horse Ownership Workshop at the 2019 London Selected Yearling Sale....read on

Atlantic Sires Stakes Events Moved

September 6, 2019:

Due to the pending Hurricane watch for Eastern Canada, Inverness Raceway has moved its card of live harness racing from Sunday, September 8, 2019 to Monday, September 9, 2019....read on

Its A Herbie Takes Down A 'Giant'

September 6, 2019:

Sophomore trotting colts and geldings took to the track in Indiana Sires Stakes action on Thursday (Sept. 5) Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Record Effort For Incredible Hally

September 5, 2019:

Two-year-old trotters found themselves in the spotlight Thursday evening at the Charlottetown Driving Park, and fans were treated to a track record performance by Incredible Hally in the $18,700 Blair Andrew Memorial....read on

Stage Set For Peaceful Way Final

September 5, 2019:

The field is set for the $405,000 Peaceful Way following a pair of eliminations on Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Trotting Fillies Tussle At Yonkers

September 5, 2019:

It was the Sweet 16th and final downstate Empire visit of the season Thursday night, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $161,500 New York Sire Stakes Mike Cipriani Trot for three-year-old fillies....read on

Greenshoe Crushes In Kentucky

September 5, 2019:

Hambletonian runner-up Greenshoe vaulted off cover at the top of the stretch and soared to a six-length victory in a 1:50.4 mile when winning the first of two $30,000 divisions of Kentucky Sires Stakes for three-year-old trotting colts on Thursday at The Red Mile....read on

ID Technician On PEI This Wednesday

September 5, 2019:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be travelling to Prince Edward Island for the last time this year on Wednesday, September 11 to microchip any horses requiring identification....read on

Twist Of Fate Upsets At Plainridge

September 5, 2019:

Twist Of Fate left and tripped out to a personal best, razor-thin victory in the $10,000 conditioned feature pace for fillies and mares at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon....read on

'Joey' Jogs At Philly; Tetrick Takes Five

September 5, 2019:

Joey Bats again showed his fondness for the Harrah’s Philadelphia oval, notching his third straight win in recent appearances with a 1:54.1 victory in the $18,000 trotting feature Thursday at the riverside oval....read on

Changes For Western Fair Fall Meet

September 5, 2019:

London’s annual Western Fair – the third largest fair in Canada – is preparing to kick off this Friday (Sept. 6), which means the return of live harness racing is also close at hand....read on

Stallion Series Championships Monday

September 5, 2019:

The top point earners in the eight divisions of Pennsylvania Stallion Series (StS), a class just below the sire stakes program, will be meeting during a Monday (Sept. 9) twilight card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono to contest $40,000 championship races....read on

OSAS At Ohsweken & Hunter Pace

September 5, 2019:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society is pleased to be providing the post parade riders and horses for this Saturday’s Ohsweken Fair....read on

Canadian Stakes Winners Return

September 5, 2019:

Courtly Choice and Guardian Angel AS head to Scioto Downs off big wins this past weekend in Ontario and both will see familiar faces when they line up behind the starting gate for their respective stakes events Saturday (Sept. 7) at the central Ohio racetrack....read on

Test Laminitic Horses For PPID

September 5, 2019:

Pituitary Pars Intermedia Disfunction (PPID), also known as Equine Cushing's Disease, is a top cause of laminitis and often isn't tested when laminitis presents....read on

Phil Wentworth Passes

September 5, 2019:

The United States Trotting Association has announced that longtime Standardbred racing secretary Phil Wentworth has passed away....read on

Trainers Discuss PASS Championships

September 5, 2019:

Nearly $1.3 million in purses — and four Pennsylvania Sire Stakes championships — will be on the line Saturday at the Meadows when the track hosts all four $253,000 PASS finals for three-year-olds as well as $50,000 consolations in each division....read on

Red Shores Saturday Post Time Adjusted

September 5, 2019:

Officials with Red Shores have announced that post time for this Saturday’s (Sept. 7) card of racing at the Charlottetown Driving Park has been moved up much earlier in the day, due to the pending storm that is tracking to hit the Maritimes....read on

Praise For Century Mile Surface

September 5, 2019:

“There were no complaints from anybody. Just praise. All the drivers like it. It’s easy on horses, so the horses will be sounder and you won’t see as much soreness. At the right time of the year I can see them break the 1:50 barrier. The track is that good.”...read on

Get 250 TrackIT Credits!

September 5, 2019:

With yearling sale season quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to stock up on TrackIT credits!...read on

Batavia Downs Post Draw Pushed Back

September 5, 2019:

Officials with Batavia Downs have announced that the draw for the track’s Wednesday, September 11 program of racing has been pushed back....read on

MacDonald Doubles In Grassroots

September 4, 2019:

Scorched Romance kicked off the Ontario Sires Stakes action at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday evening, cruising to a three and three-quarter length victory in the first of five $22,800 Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old trotting fillies....read on

Northfield Guarantees Friday Pick 5

September 4, 2019:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $10,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee on Friday (September 6)....read on

Hoosier High 5 Payout Biggest Since '16

September 4, 2019:

The toteboard lit up on Wednesday, September 4 at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino due to a level of Hoosier High 5 payout that the track hasn’t seen in three years....read on

Choices Made, Or Made For Us

September 4, 2019:

James MacDonald had a choice to make with two horses qualified for the final of the 2014 Canadian Pacing Derby. The driver that picked up the horse MacDonald didn't drive went on to win the race in an upset for local connections. It took five years, but those scales finally tipped in his favour....read on

R Es Aiden Wins Inverness Feature

September 4, 2019:

R Es Aiden closed out the mid-week, six-pack program of harness racing at Inverness Raceway with a front-striding score in the evening's featured $1,150 Winners Over Handicap Pace....read on

Miss Versatility Stops At Tioga Next

September 4, 2019:

Tioga Downs will play host to the $40,000 fourth leg of the Miss Versatility on Friday (September 6), featuring the last three winners of the Joie De Vie....read on

Reminders From Flamboro Downs

September 4, 2019:

Officials with Flamboro Downs would like to share the following information with the track's horsepeople....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

September 4, 2019:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have issued a preview of the upcoming edition of the show....read on

Saratoga Plays Host To NYSS Trotters

September 4, 2019:

There were two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies contested on Wednesday (Sept. 4) at Saratoga Casino Hotel, and the favourites dominated the action....read on

Pocono To Host GNOS Championships

September 4, 2019:

The fields have been set for the $100,000 Great Northeast Open Series (GNOS) Championships, which will be taking place next Monday (Sept. 9) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Championships For Young PA Stars Sun.

September 4, 2019:

The cream of the Pennsylvania-sired two-year-olds, many of whom have established North American credentials already, will be coming en masse to Harrah’s Philadelphia this Sunday afternoon (Sept. 8), as the southeast Pennsylvania track will host four $252,000 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Championships....read on

Robert Gabettie Passes

September 4, 2019:

Standardbred trainer Robert A. Gabettie, 81, a lifelong resident of Dumont, NJ, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, September 1 surrounded by his family....read on

Linda Jones Passes

September 4, 2019:

Well known Michigan horsewoman Linda Jones, the widow of Michigan Hall of Fame horseman Larry Jones, passed away on Tuesday, September 3 at the age of 74....read on

Sinamon Skip Passes

September 4, 2019:

Sinamon Skip, 33, passed away on August 24, 2019. He was the son of Mountain Skipper out of Steady Sinamon....read on

Aged Stars To Scioto Downs Saturday

September 4, 2019:

Scioto Downs is closing in on the conclusion of its 90-day race meet on Saturday (Sept. 7) and will be going out with a bang. Closing night will feature the Charlie Hill and Jim Ewart memorial races alongside the Ohio Sires Stakes consolations....read on

Fair Finals At Monticello Thursday

September 4, 2019:

The New York County Fair Series will culminate at Monticello Raceway on Thursday (Sept. 5), as an octet of $10,000 fair finals will be contested....read on

Record-Equalling ‘Aces’ Mile

September 4, 2019:

Running Aces’ Tuesday evening (Sept. 3) program was highlighted by a two-year-old track record-equalling performance and a return to the winner’s circle for one of the top pacing mares at the meet....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

September 4, 2019:

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

Tequila Tuesday Seeks Big Payday

September 4, 2019:

With his regular driver out of town, Tequila Tuesday will battle fellow juvenile trotters Thursday evening (Sept. 5) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park in the $18,700 Blair Andrew Memorial....read on

Engblom On Hello Tomorrow; Wellwood, Peaceful Way Eliminations Set

September 4, 2019:

“She’s got a great way (of moving); she covers a lot of ground. She’s got a very efficient way of going. Everything is pretty much good about her. She’s got what a good filly needs. I think she’s got very high potential.”...read on


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