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Wilder Back After A Winter Of Learning

March 29, 2021:

“Patience is the big word. You can’t be anxious with these guys. You never want to get frustrated or get in a rush. Some of them naturally come along pretty good and some of them you need to slow down with. This was a whole new learning experience for me.”...read on

Racemup, Mr Contestant Best At Rideau

March 29, 2021:

A pair of $9,200 Preferred Handicap events highlighted the 15-race card at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday (March 28) with Racemup winning in the pace and Mr Contestant rallying in the trot....read on

Freddy Bear Bolts To Upset Win

March 28, 2021:

A quick-but-tiring pace aided Freddy Bear to vault from off the speed and land an open-length victory at odds of 11-1 in the $10,000 Horses & Geldings Preferred 3 Pace at Flamboro Downs on Sunday (March 28)....read on

Bartlett Doubles In Pocono Tri-Features

March 28, 2021:

Driver Jason Bartlett guided the two male winners of the $12,000 pacing tri-features at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono during the Sunday (March 28) card, with both Nome Hanover and Gonnahaveonemore both stopping the timer in 1:54.3 over a “sloppy” oval....read on

The Resurgence Of Undercover Strike

March 28, 2021:

Some horses simply get better with age. One of them is Undercover Strike, who, at the advanced age of 13, has been one of the nation's hottest performers....read on

Lishia Named Meadows Racing Director

March 28, 2021:

On Sunday (March 28), The Meadows Casino, Racetrack and Hotel named Scott Lishia as its new director of racing....read on

Karoline And Cabbie

March 28, 2021:

There are horses, and there are special horses. Then, once or twice in a lifetime if we’re lucky, there’s that horse that just changes your life...read on / continuer à lire

Vote For The Best North America Cup

March 28, 2021:

The March Madness-style tournament to determine the best Pepsi North America Cup of all time has been narrowed from the Sweet 16 to the Elite Eight as we continue the third round of voting...read on

Beaumond Hanover Resurfaces

March 28, 2021:

After a sale to stateside connections earlier this year, Ontario Sires Stakes graduate Beaumond Hanover put forth a solid effort in his four-year-old debut for his new connections on Saturday (March 27)....read on

Burke, Gingras Sweep 'Big M' Features

March 28, 2021:

The potent pair of trainer Ron Burke and driver Yannick Gingras were up to their usual tricks this weekend at The Meadowlands, as after teaming up to take the Friday night feature with April Ava they came right back to take Saturday’s marquee event with Dojea Gizmo....read on

'Joe' Takes Double-Gaited World Record

March 28, 2021:

After accumulating $108,713 in purse earnings and a lifetime mark of 1:50.2 on the pace, Joe Joe Joe made his fourth lifetime start on the trot at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, March 27 and did it in world-record setting fashion....read on

Sintra Speeds To Repeat Win

March 27, 2021:

Odds-on choice Sintra scored a narrow repeat victory with a swift stretch rally in the $34,000 Preferred Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday (March 27)....read on

The Fixer Flaunts At Flamboro

March 27, 2021:

Despite parking the first half of the mile, odds-on favourite The Fixer had no issue fronting his competition and winning the $10,000 Preferred 3 Trot on Saturday (March 27) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Stratosphere Swoops In Buffalo Feature

March 27, 2021:

Stratosphere ($3.40) was out of this world by rallying to beat Southwind Onyx by a head in the $10,000 Open I-II Handicapped Pace on Saturday evening (March 27) at Buffalo Raceway in 1:55 over the fast track....read on

Miller Repeats In GLADA

March 27, 2021:

For the second time in the last three trots of the Great Lakes Amateur Drivers Association (GLADA), the young and talented Eddie Miller reined a winner. On Saturday (March 27), he took no prisoners and went down the road at Northfield Park with Cowboy Country in a wire-to-wire win in a time of 1:58....read on

Tito Rocks Tops Pocono Feature

March 27, 2021:

In a classic stretch slugfest, the Sweet Lou gelding Tito Rocks nosed out Whos Better in 1:50.4 to win the $14,000 fast-class pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday afternoon (March 27)....read on

GD Western Joe Maintains Throne

March 27, 2021:

GD Western Joe continued his mastery of the open class at Miami Valley on Saturday (March 27), notching his fifth win in the top class in 10 seasonal starts....read on

Drinkin Again Wins Again At Freehold

March 27, 2021:

Drinkin Again picked up another victory at Freehold Raceway on Saturday (March 27), winning the Preferred Handicap pace for his third win in his last four starts....read on

Lawson Discusses Sports Betting Bill

March 27, 2021:

After speaking in favour of fixed odds wagering at the end of 2019 and since, Woodbine Entertainment and its CEO Jim Lawson recently applauded an amendment to Private Member’s Bill C-218 that would restrict fixed odds wagering on horse racing in Canada. Lawson recently clarified the seemingly opposing viewpoints....read on

Delightfully Wild Tops Cal Expo Open

March 27, 2021:

Delightfully Wild, fresh from a coast-to-coast upset at the head of the class, attempts an encore Sunday (March 28) at Cal Expo in the featured $6,200 Filly and Mare Open....read on

Western Fair Adds Flamboro Date

March 27, 2021:

On Saturday (March 27) Ontario Racing announced that the card of harness racing previously scheduled card for Flamboro Downs on Thursday, April 1, will now move to The Raceway at the Western Fair District....read on

SC Rewind: Dave Wall

March 27, 2021:

In this week's Rewind, Robert Smith recalls the long and productive career of one of the sport's most accomplished horsemen of the past 60 years. That gentleman is Dave Wall....read on

Vote For The Best Pepsi N.A. Cup

March 27, 2021:

The March Madness-style tournament to determine the best Pepsi North America Cup of all time has been narrowed from the Sweet 16 to the Elite Eight as we enter the third round of voting...read on

Experts Weigh In On Jackpot Hi-5

March 27, 2021:

Horseplayers around North America will be glued to tonight’s final race at Woodbine Mohawk Park, as the Campbellville oval offers a mandatory payout on the Jackpot Hi-5....read on

Riley Notches First Training Win

March 27, 2021:

The Friday (March 26) card of harness racing at Fraser Downs was a special one for Kaitlin Riley, who picked up her first lifetime training victory....read on

April Ava Unfazed By Class Hike

March 27, 2021:

When April Ava won a week ago at The Meadowlands against mid-range conditioned stock despite not having raced in almost seven months, it wasn’t a total surprise since she had performed credibly in her last two starts against similar late last summer....read on

Hoosier To Offer $45K Guarantee

March 27, 2021:

After a successful opening night of the 2021 live harness racing season on Friday, March 26, Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $45,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool for Saturday, March 27....read on

Alexa Skye Repeats In Matchmaker

March 26, 2021:

Alexa Skye was expected to face her toughest test of the year in the second of two $35,000 divisions of the Blue Chip Matchmaker Series on Friday night at Yonkers Raceway. However, when two mares were scratched prior to the race, reducing the field to just five, the task was made considerably easier for driver Todd McCarthy....read on

Series Finals Highlight Mohawk Card

March 26, 2021:

Those road hockey games in his hometown of Sudbury might have helped driver Mike Saftic capture Friday’s final of the Snowshoe Pacing Series at Woodbine Mohawk Park, because his stick handling skills in deep stretch were top shelf....read on

London Feature To Casimir Swamp Girl

March 26, 2021:

Colin Kelly put the pedal to the metal with Casimir Swamp Girl in Friday’s Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 & 3 Handicap at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and Kyle Bossence trainee never looked back in the $12,000 feature....read on

Miami Triple For Big Bad Jane

March 26, 2021:

Big Bad Jane extended her win streak to three at Miami Valley on Friday (March 26) capturing the $20,000 Mares Open in 1:50.3. Although the seven-year-old daughter of Big Bad John in no stranger to the winner’s circle, with 32 victories in just 97 lifetime starts, this triumph was her first versus Open company since last Fall....read on

Say You Do Powerful And Determined

March 26, 2021:

A strong uncovered move carried Say You Do to the lead, and his determination late secured the victory in Friday’s feature at The Meadows....read on

Smalldownthrowdown Best At Freehold

March 26, 2021:

Smalldownthrowdown threw down the challenge early, and no one was able to catch him as he cruised to victory in the Preferred Handicap trot at Freehold Raceway on Friday (March 26)....read on

Meadowlands To Increase Purses

March 26, 2021:

On Friday (March 26) The Meadowlands announced an across-the-board purse increase effective with its April 2 & 3 condition sheet....read on

Regally-Bred Pacer Tops Philly Qualifiers

March 26, 2021:

The trotters and pacers went behind the starting gate at Harrah’s Philadelphia for the first time in 2021 on Friday (March 26), with eight qualifiers held a week before the track’s Opening Day of Friday, April 2....read on

Flamboro Downs To Pause Racing

March 26, 2021:

Further to the Ontario government’s announcement today (March 26) that certain businesses, including racetracks, in the Hamilton Region will be moving to the “Grey”, or “Lockdown” level as part of the effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Great Canadian is in the process of temporarily suspending racing operations at Flamboro Downs....read on

David Gage Passes

March 26, 2021:

It is with great sadness that the family of David Gage announces his passing on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at the age of 74 years....read on

PEIHRIA Offers Late Payment Extension

March 26, 2021:

In light of COVID-19, the increased demand being placed on Canada Post, and the unique challenges that have affected horsemen in our region this season, the PEI Harness Racing Industry Association in conjunction with the Maritime Breeders Association will be offering a one-time late payment extension....read on

Notice Regarding Nova Scotia Stakes

March 26, 2021:

The Nova Scotia Harness Racing Industry Association has issued a reminder to horsemen regarding stakes payments due on April 15, 2021....read on

Mohawk Training Sign-Up Details

March 26, 2021:

Woodbine Mohawk Park has released the latest sign-up information for training next week at the Campbellville oval....read on

Date Set For Valedictory, Niagara Finals

March 26, 2021:

After a three-month delay, Woodbine Mohawk Park is set to host the finals of the Valedictory and Niagara Pacing Series next Friday (April 2)....read on

Arnstine Pace Heads Cal Expo program

March 26, 2021:

Allmyxsliventexas, a winner of 10 of his 11 starts at this meet, looms the overwhelming favourite in Saturday night’s featured $10,000 Donald Arnstine Pace at Cal Expo....read on

Muscle Diamond Book Full And Closed

March 26, 2021:

Royally-bred, multiple stakes winner Muscle Diamond has enjoyed robust stallion interest which has resulted in his book now full and closed for the 2021 breeding season, in his first season at stud....read on

Vote For The Best North America Cup

March 26, 2021:

Voting continues as we've reached the final second round bracket in our March Madness-style tournament to determine the best Pepsi North America Cup of all time as chosen by you, the fans of harness racing...read on

Hippodrome 3R Gears Up For 2021

March 26, 2021:

The return of harness racing to the province of Quebec is just around the corner as Hippodrome 3R will begin with qualifying races in April leading towards opening day on Sunday, May 2....read on

Racing On Hold In Alberta

March 26, 2021:

A quick glance at the 2021 race date calendar indicates that Alberta's harness racing industry was slated to resume activity this weekend. That launch will have to wait, according to officials....read on

Penzance Hanover Upsets In Dover Open

March 25, 2021:

A tough trip took its toll on race favourite Slick Tony in Thursday’s $21,000 Open Handicap for pacers, and that left the door wide-open for someone to pull off a shocker....read on

High Gear No Fear On A Roll

March 25, 2021:

Make it a Grand Slam for High Gear No Fear following his front-stepping score in Thursday’s $20,000 trotting feature at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Nancy Guitard Passes

March 25, 2021:

It is with the heaviest of hearts that the family announces the passing of Nancy Dean Guitard....read on

Yonkers Hosts Amateur Trots

March 25, 2021:

After a false start last week the 2021 season of amateur racing in the North American Amateur Drivers Series started in earnest when non-wagering two divisions of trotters went to post at Yonkers Raceway on Thursday night with surprising results...read on


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