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Ride Away Shark Sharp In Preferred

September 9, 2018:

Taking control early, Ride Away Shark wired her rivals in the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Flamboro Downs in 1:53.4....read on

MacDonald Dominates At Vernon

September 9, 2018:

John MacDonald collected five driving wins and four training wins at Vernon Downs Saturday, Sept. 8 including in the $6,500 featured trot with Kabu and in the $6,500 featured pace with Oh My Joepa....read on

Simons Sweeps Six, Takes Tioga Feature

September 9, 2018:

Mike Simons drove six winners on the night including the $13,000 featured pace ($13,000) with Stormont Czar A at Tioga Downs on Saturday, Sept. 8....read on

Focus Power Pushes To Batavia Score

September 9, 2018:

Locked at the rail until the top of the stretch, Focus Power shook loose and outpaced everyone to the wire to win the $10,500 Open Pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday, Sept. 8....read on

Carolina Beach Takes Saratoga Open

September 9, 2018:

Coming from off the pace, Carolina Beach recorded his sixth win of the season in the $14,500 Open Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel when winning as the 4-5 favourite in 1:51.2....read on

Final Frosh Prelim Of KYSS Contested

September 9, 2018:

The Red Mile hosted the third leg of Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS) for two-year-old pacers over a track rated 'good' as they made their last attempt at points to qualify for the $2-million night of finals on Sept. 16....read on

Charlottetown Preferred To Keep Coming

September 8, 2018:

Keep Coming teamed up with David Dowling to post a mild upset in the Saturday, Sept. 8 feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Ewart To Pocket-Sitting Split The House

September 8, 2018:

Stalking swift fractions set by Nuclear Dragon on the lead, Split The House edged into the open stretch and swept to a 1:49.1 victory in the $250,000 Jim Ewart Memorial at Scioto Downs on Saturday, Sept. 8....read on

Mohawk Frosh Trot Elims Complete

September 8, 2018:

The Saturday, Sept. 8 program at Woodbine Mohawk Park featured freshmen trotters in elimination action with the fillies contesting in two elims of the Peaceful Way and the colts in two elims for the William Wellwood. The card also featured two $83,342 divisions of the Simcoe Three-Year-Old Pace and a $150,996 division of the Simcoe Three-Year-Old Filly Pace....read on

Campbell Claims Three At Track On 2

September 8, 2018:

Trainer Sanford Campbell collected three wins on the 11-race program on Saturday, Sept. 8 at The Track on 2....read on

Preferred Win To Phoenix Warrior N

September 8, 2018:

Phoenix Warrior N overpowered a distinguished field in route to his second-straight victory — and 11th this year — in the $18,000 Preferred Handicap Pace Saturday, Sept. 8 at The Meadows....read on

Track Records At Ohsweken

September 8, 2018:

The four-race matinee Saturday afternoon (Sept. 8) at the Ohsweken Fairgrounds featured two track-record miles....read on

Jim Caddey Passes

September 8, 2018:

Longtime harness racing industry participant James Frederick 'Jim' Caddey of Embro, Ont. passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Woodstock Hospital, in his 87th year....read on

Upset-Central At Northside Saturday

September 8, 2018:

Rockin Party made the best of his opportunity to score some much needed points on Saturday, winning his Atlantic Sires Stakes at Northside Downs and punching his ticket into the AtSS Finals on Thanksgiving weekend....read on

Trites, Ellis Abbott Clean Up At EPR

September 8, 2018:

The six-pack of races offered on Saturday afternoon at Exhibition Park had a recurring theme: wins by driver Todd Trites and trainer Dawn Ellis Abbott....read on

Top Drivers To 3R Sunday

September 8, 2018:

Three world driving champions plus Canada's leading dash and money-winning driver of 2018 are set to invade Hippodrome 3R this Sunday (September 9) as the track hosts its richest program of harness racing for the season....read on

Night Of Champions Set At Running Aces

September 8, 2018:

Running Aces is getting set to close out the 2018 live harness racing season with its annual Night of Champions program on Saturday, September 15....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1950s

September 8, 2018:

Today, the monthly edition of 'Years Ago' features a medley of names, faces and other trivia from the decade of the 1950s....read on

Meet My Horse: Final Zoom Theme!

September 8, 2018:

Over the past five months the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club has received hundreds of exciting photos for the Zoom Photography Challenge. September marks the final month of Zoom and we’ve picked our favorite theme ‘Meet My Horse’ to finish things off....read on

Pacing Colts Off To Grassroots Semis

September 8, 2018:

There were few surprises as the three-year-old pacing colts and geldings wrapped up their Grassroots regular season at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday evening (September 7), with either the favourite or the fans’ second choice winning all three divisions....read on

Freshman Fillies The Focus At Hawthorne

September 8, 2018:

With Night of Champions just three weeks away, the final legs to determine who makes the Illinois finals will be conducted over the next two weeks at Hawthorne Race Course....read on

Philly Feature To Kiwis Shebang N, Dunn

September 7, 2018:

Shebang N, guided by 'countryman' Dexter Dunn, won the $16,000 distaff pacing feature on a special Friday evening card at Harrah’s Philadelphia, gaining into a 27.4 last quarter to win in 1:53.2 in weather that forced three short delays in the races due to hard rain and lightning....read on

Rookie Pacers In Champlain Spotlight

September 7, 2018:

Rookie pacers were in the spotlight Friday for five divisions of the Champlain Stakes at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

'Plunge' Shines In NY Sire Stakes

September 7, 2018:

While the heavily favoured Ake Svanstedt stable entry was defeated in the first of the two New York Sire Stakes at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Friday night (September 7), the second of the big stakes events went the way of Svanstedt's stable star Plunge Blue Chip....read on

Ten-Year-Old Goes Career Best At Batavia

September 7, 2018:

He may be 10, but Empire Earl N looked more like a three-year-old as he came from far back to brush down the lane and win the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot in the fastest mile of his life on Friday evening (Sept. 7) at Batavia Downs....read on

Offenberg Wins Amateur Event At Yonkers

September 7, 2018:

Longtime owner and very capable amateur driver Dave “the Rave” Offenberg got a very pleasurable ride behind his own veteran trotter, Fiji, when together they out-footed seven others to win the Billings Trot on Friday night (Sept. 7) at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Newborn Sassy Is The Newest Millionaire

September 7, 2018:

As was written seven short nights ago, Newborn Sassy (Jordan Stratton, $6.10) is just better right now. She proved it again Friday night (Sept. 7), easily winning Yonkers Raceway’s $44,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace while becoming the sport’s newest millionairess....read on

Dream Together Nabs Miss Versatility Leg

September 7, 2018:

The Canadian-campaigned trotting mare Dream Together continued her winning ways in the $40,000 fourth leg of the Miss Versatility Series contested on Friday night (September 7) at Tioga Downs....read on

Grand River Qualifying Schedule Change

September 7, 2018:

The starting time for qualifying races at Grand River Raceway will begin one hour later than in past weeks....read on

Ford: Low Purses Killing NJ Racing

September 7, 2018:

"There was a time in New Jersey when the best of the best came to compete at Freehold Raceway on Labour Day. It was not long ago, but seemed a distant memory Monday when the track was closed because of a lack of entries."...read on

Big Purse For NYSS Fillies Monday

September 7, 2018:

With just seven two-year-old pacing fillies entered for the New York Sire Stakes at Monticello Raceway Monday, they will race for the entire pot with a purse of $108,300....read on

Battle For Dominance At Summerside

September 7, 2018:

Rose Run Quest and Czar Seelster have proven to be the top pacers on the Eastern Seaboard of Canada but Euchred could have something to say about that in Invitational action Sunday afternoon at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Likely To Win Or Machinthesand?

September 7, 2018:

Machinthesand has been red-hot in recent weeks but Likely To Win will control the rail in Saturday’s matchup at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

They’re Called 'Caretakers' For A Reason

September 7, 2018:

“This is my dream job. The best part is going to the track and seeing your horses -- that you’ve put your heart and soul into week after week -- perform.”...read on

North American Harness Update Preview

September 7, 2018:

The schedule for 'the Internet’s favourite harness racing handicapping show' North American Harness Update (NAHU), is set for Friday, September 7....read on

KYSS Sophomore Prelims Conclude

September 7, 2018:

The third and last preliminary of Kentucky Sires Stakes (KYSS) for three-year-old pacers and trotters is set for Sunday, Sept. 9, at The Red Mile, with a first-race post time of 7:00 p.m....read on

Ohio Sires Stakes Championship Overview

September 7, 2018:

Seventy-two Standardbreds will line up behind the Scioto Downs starting gate on Saturday night, Sept. 8 in eight $275,000 Ohio Sires Stakes Championships, featuring the best two- and three-year-old trotting and pacing colts and fillies in the Buckeye State....read on

RUS Fair Finals Held At Monticello

September 7, 2018:

The final of RUS Fair Series was conducted on Thursday (Sept. 6) at Monticello Raceway in conjunction with the New York County Fair Finals....read on

Momentum For The Downtown Bus

September 7, 2018:

"There’s a difference between being a Gold colt and Grand Circuit quality...When you typically have to bypass a Gold or something to follow those types of races, it makes it hard for an Ontario colt unless you’re elite. But I’m happy with him finding his form when he did."...read on

Retired NFLers At The Meadowlands

September 7, 2018:

Retired players Wayne Chrebet, Bruce Harper and Fred Baxter will host a football viewing party on Monday night (Sept. 10) with FanDuel at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment....read on

Pedigree App For London Selected Sale

September 7, 2018:

The London Selected Yearling Sale is pleased to announce that The Equineline Sales Catalog App now supports the sale roster of the yearling sale slated for October 13 and 14, 2018....read on

Batavia Offers $6,000 Guaranteed Pick-5 Friday

September 7, 2018:

With no winning ticket once again on Wednesday (Sept. 5), Batavia Downs will offer a $2,940 carryover and $6,000 guaranteed pool in the early Pick-5 when racing resumes on Friday (Sept. 7) at the oldest lighted harness track in America....read on

Meadows Doubles Saturday Pick 5 Guarantee

September 7, 2018:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has doubled — to $10,000 — the total-pool guarantee for its Saturday, Sept. 8 Pick 5 wager as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

Drivers To Draft NDC Horses

September 7, 2018:

For the third consecutive time, the eight drivers competing in Standardbred Canada’s National Driving Championship (NDC) will be able to choose the horses they drive in the eight race event....read on

'Beach' Memories: Sick In The Simcoe

September 7, 2018:

It was 10 years ago this year that pacing colt Somebeachsomewhere dominated harness racing's headlines throughout his nearly flawless sophomore season....read on

Fillies Wrap Up Grassroots Season

September 7, 2018:

Thursday night marked the end of the Grassroots regular season for the three-year-old trotting fillies and Whip N Neigh Neigh wiggled up the inside and right into the post season with her first-ever Grassroots win....read on

Stratton With A Six Pack At Yonkers

September 6, 2018:

Jordan Stratton put together a memorable Thursday evening at Yonkers Raceway thanks to a six-win performance....read on

Favourites Sweep Blair Andrew Memorial

September 6, 2018:

Little Miss Winnie and Dusty Lane Titan prevailed in their $10,000 divisions of the Blair Andrew Memorial during Thursday evening’s 13-race card at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

The Win Streak Is Two For 'Huw'

September 6, 2018:

After a solid score versus Preferred 3 types last week at Grand River Raceway, Its Huw You Know stepped up to take on Preferred 2 foes Thursday evening at Flamboro Downs – and he passed the test with flying colours for Team Hensley....read on

Cecere & Zeron Triple In Kentucky Sires

September 6, 2018:

Five divisions of the $30,000 third and last leg of the Kentucky Sires Stakes for two-year-old trotters took place on Thursday evening at The Red Mile on a pleasant but overcast evening with the track rated good to start the card after a brief shower just before the 7:00 post time and deteriorating slightly as the evening wore on....read on


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