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Thats It Equals Fraser Track Record

November 17, 2018:

Thats It halted Tahiti Seelster's Fraser Downs win streak on Friday night (November 16) as she prevailed in a track record performance during the Lady Elements elimination round....read on

Pure Country Dazzles Free-Legged

November 17, 2018:

Muscle Diamond and Pure Country lived up to their billing as post time favourites in taking the co-features at the Meadowlands on Friday night (November 16)....read on

Philly Wins For Mr Houdini, Nike Franco N

November 16, 2018:

Mr Houdini needed little magic to win the $16,000 trot at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Friday afternoon – he just needed his native ability, which enabled him to come home in :57 over a “sloppy +2” surface to take a new mark of 1:56....read on

Lougazi A Monster Mudder At Batavia

November 16, 2018:

On the heels of a Nor'easter that dumped significant amounts of snow, sleet and rain in western New York, the track at Batavia Downs was swampy at best. But that didn’t deter Lougazi from flexing his muscle in winning the $11,000 Open Handicap trot on Friday night (November 16)....read on

'Phantom' Sweeps Harvest Series

November 16, 2018:

The inaugural Harvest Series wrapped up on Friday (November 16) with sensational performances from Ontario sired sophomores Phantom Seelster and Johnny Bravo....read on

Seven Straight For MacDonald Trainee

November 16, 2018:

Three-year-old pacing filly Round The Beach (Somebeachsomewhere-Bodacious Hanover) has been nothing shy of sensational since being acquired by owner/trainer John MacDonald at the beginning of October....read on

Dont Think Twice A Wins Mares Open

November 16, 2018:

Favoured Dont Think Twice A (Jason Bartlett, $3.70) picked up where her Aussie countrywoman left off Friday night (November 16), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $44,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Meadows Sets Revised Draw Schedule

November 16, 2018:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has announced its draw schedule for the Thanksgiving period....read on

Vesta Blue Chip Passes

November 16, 2018:

Winbak Farm has announced that farm foundation broodmare Vesta Blue Chip has passed away at the age of 26....read on

Manitoba Releases Horse Racing Report

November 16, 2018:

The Manitoba government has released the final report from an external review of Manitoba’s horse racing industry, which focused on the long-term and short-term sustainability of the horse racing industry in the province....read on

Yonkers Sets Sunday Matinee Post Time

November 16, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s Sunday matinee this weekend (November 18) shall offer a first post of High Noon....read on

Batavia's Friday Pick-5 Guarantee Set

November 16, 2018:

As a result of no one selecting a winning combination in the early Pick-5 at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night (Nov. 14), there will be a $1,036 carryover and a $3,000 guaranteed early Pick-5 pool when harness racing resumes at 6:00 p.m. on Friday (Nov. 16) at the oldest lighted harness track in America....read on

3R Drivers On Whipless Races

November 16, 2018:

For the last two days of live harness racing at Hippodrome 3R, the drivers in all the races -- both this Sunday and next Sunday -- will drive without whips....read on

'Sky Is The Limit' For Forbidden Trade

November 16, 2018:

"He’s pretty incredible for a two-year-old. He looks like a three-year-old and has the maturity of a four-year-old. He’s never given me any trouble. He’s perfect to drive, a complete professional, no matter what kind of trip you give him."...read on

Prettyndangerous Seeks Redemption

November 16, 2018:

The top mares racing in Prince Edward Island will convene again on Saturday afternoon with the top entry looking to redeem herself at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Sock It Away Seeks 18th Straight

November 16, 2018:

The final regularly-scheduled Sunday afternoon program of the season at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park will see one of the top three-year-olds in the history of Atlantic Canadian harness racing try to extend his unbeaten streak to 18....read on

Friday Training Cancelled At Mohawk

November 16, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk Park would like to inform all horsepeople that training for Friday morning (November 16) has been cancelled....read on

Legal Power Impressive In Debut

November 15, 2018:

The future seems bright for Legal Power, who debuted impressively for his new connections in the Thursday night finale at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Vesuvio Bi Prevails In Preferred

November 15, 2018:

The snowy surface was no issue for Vesuvio Bi, who kicked home to pick off pacesetting Stormont Kate en route to victory in Thursday's $11,500 Preferred 2 & 3 Handicap Trot at Flamboro Downs....read on

Three-Year-Old Matrons Complete

November 15, 2018:

Some of the Grand Circuit's top sophomores invaded the First State on Thursday (November 15) for four lucrative Matron Stakes finals at Dover Downs, and the night ended with five stakes winners from those events....read on

Trots-a-Plenty At Plainridge Thursday

November 15, 2018:

With only five racing days left in the 2018 Plainridge Park meeting, this was the second-to-last Thursday (Nov. 15) trot-heavy card as the track will be dark on Thanksgiving....read on

Meadowlands, Winners Bayonne Closing Early

November 15, 2018:

Due to the heavy snowfall and poor driving conditions, the Meadowlands Racetrack and Winners Bayonne OTW will have an early closing time of 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15....read on

Faraldo Wins NAADA Trot At Monticello

November 15, 2018:

The final leg of the North American Amateur Drivers Association's fourth trotting series of the season went to post at Monticello Raceway on Thursday (Nov. 15) and those who purchased win tickets on Tough Get Going were handsomely rewarded....read on

'Beach' Memories: Canadian Farewell

November 15, 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

Notice Regarding Member Fees

November 15, 2018:

Since 2013, Standardbred Canada has kept its membership and service fees unchanged. Due to the rising cost of conducting business, it is necessary that Standardbred Canada initiate a select number of fee increases....read on

Randall Firing At Saratoga

November 15, 2018:

The 2018 campaign has been a renaissance season at Saratoga Casino Hotel for veteran driver Jay Randall. The 57-year-old reinsman has surged up into fifth place in the local driver standings in what has been his best season in quite some time....read on

Western Fair Reschedules Qualifiers; No Training Friday

November 15, 2018:

Officials with The Raceway at Western Fair District have announced that they have been forced to alter the track’s Friday plans due to inclement weather....read on

Hiawatha, Dresden In The News Again

November 15, 2018:

Both the Hiawatha Horse Park and Dresden Raceway have been in the mainstream news this week. Hiawatha has been mentioned in regard to when slots will be reintroduced at the track, while Ontario Minister of Infrastructure Monte McNaughton has commented on funding for Dresden....read on

Cal Expo Cancels Friday, Saturday Cards

November 15, 2018:

Officials with Cal Expo have announced that the track has been forced to cancel the programs of live racing that it had scheduled for this coming weekend....read on

London Driving Title Up For Grabs

November 15, 2018:

The driving title for the 2018 season at The Raceway at Western Fair District could go right down to the final program on New Year’s Eve, as Scott Coulter and Robert Shepherd are stride-for-stride in terms of wins at the half-mile oval....read on

Harrah’s Philly Thursday Card Cancelled

November 15, 2018:

It has been announced that the card of live racing that was scheduled for today (Thursday, Nov. 15) at Harrah's Philadelphia has been cancelled....read on

McCarthy Hot At The Meadowlands

November 15, 2018:

The early returns are in, and so far – as the Meadowlands Racetrack driver colony is concerned – it’s been all Andrew McCarthy, all the time....read on

Classic Card Shark To Winbak Delaware

November 15, 2018:

Winbak Farm of Delaware is proud to announce that Classic Card Shark, p, 3, 1:53.2z; 1:52.1, a full-brother to Bettors Delight and Roll With Joe, will be standing in Delaware in 2019....read on

UPDATE: Ladies First At Cal Expo Saturday

November 15, 2018:

Pacing fillies and mares will be in the spotlight at Cal Expo this Friday evening (Nov. 16). Misspanderosajones will be heading the $4,800 conditioned feature and a solid field will do battle in the Annette Funicello Prep....read on

Symposium Deadlines Loom

November 15, 2018:

Registration is still open for the 2018 Global Symposium on Racing, which will be held from December 3 – 5 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona....read on

Manzi To Be Honoured

November 15, 2018:

It has been announced that longtime harness racing public relations man John Manzi will be honoured in December....read on

Hobby Joins EquiLottery

November 15, 2018:

EquiLottery Games has announced the hiring of Kenleigh Hobby to oversee operations in Kentucky....read on

T-Bred Vet Loves The S-Bred Game

November 15, 2018:

“When you own Standardbreds, you can do many things yourself. I can jog them four miles myself, train them three tips myself… I’m not at the mercy of exercise riders or jockeys and their schedules.”...read on

Stars To Shine At The ‘Big M’

November 15, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack’s upcoming weekend of live action will feature eliminations for the $1.8 million ‘Freshman Fall Final Four’ and aged performers that will be prepping for upcoming stakes....read on

Jack Of Clubs Trumps Flamboro Pacers

November 14, 2018:

Garry MacDonald's Jack Of Clubs ($17.30) circled off live third-over cover to reel in odds-on favourite Machlicious in Wednesday's $8,400 top-level conditioned pace on a sub-freezing Wednesday evening (Nov. 14) at Flamboro Downs....read on

Kaitlyn Rae Back To Winning Ways

November 14, 2018:

After earning minor spoils in her three most recent outings, Kaitlyn Rae returned to her winning ways in the $9,500 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening (Nov. 14)....read on

Delaware Trotting Frosh On Display

November 14, 2018:

Winter weather was threatening in the evening sky on Wednesday (Nov. 14) at Dover Downs, but the young trotters contesting their first-round Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund events didn’t seem to care....read on

Youre Majestic Pounces At The Meadows

November 14, 2018:

Youre Majestic stalked the leader from the pocket, then poured through the Lightning Lane to capture Wednesday’s (Nov. 14) $20,000 Fillies and Mares Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Alberta Champions To Spar Saturday

November 14, 2018:

Alberta's finest will square off at Century Downs on Saturday (Nov. 17) in the $300,000 Alberta Sire Stakes Challenge of Champions Super Finals. The four finals are carded as the seventh through 10th races on a program slated to begin at 12:45 p.m. (MST)....read on

Ontarian Wins Breeders' Cup Promo

November 14, 2018:

Breeders’ Cup, one of the world’s most prestigious Thoroughbred horse racing events, today announced that Bob Brooks, of Kitchener, Ont., has been selected as the grand prize winner for the $100,000 Capture the Classic Challenge....read on

Trotting Features Contested In Philly

November 14, 2018:

Nice Stuff and Presidente Zette were victorious in Harrah’s Philadelphia’s $16,000 trotting features on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 14)....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

November 14, 2018:

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

Soft Side To Breeders Crown Winner

November 14, 2018:

“He’s big, but he’s gentle with her. He lets her pet him and he plays with you. He’s as nice as a two-year-old colt can be. If you spend a couple minutes with him you can’t help but to like him. He’s got unbelievable charisma.”...read on

Grant To Milton Sports Hall Of Fame

November 14, 2018:

Leading Standardbred owner Brad Grant was in the Milton Sports Hall of Fame at a special ceremony this Thursday (November 15)....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

November 14, 2018:

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


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