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EL Ideal Capitalizes In Valley Victory

November 23, 2019:

With the early break of 1-2 favourite Amigo Volo, EL Ideal faced little challenge when winning the $505,050 Valley Victory at the Meadowlands on Saturday, Nov. 23....read on

‘Papi’ Robs Governor’s Cup

November 23, 2019:

Driver David Miller motored 1-9 favourite Papi Rob Hanover to the lead in the backstretch and ripped to the finish with a widening advantage to take the $401,850 Governor’s Cup on Saturday, Nov. 23....read on

Emoticon Hanover Trounces Atlanta

November 23, 2019:

Pocket-sitter Emoticon Hanover shifted into a higher gear in the final-quarter sprint to down 1-9 favourite Atlanta and defend her title in the $175,000 TVG Mare Trot Final at the Meadowlands on Saturday, Nov. 23....read on

Fall Final Four, TVG Finals Complete

November 23, 2019:

Careers ended, careers blossomed and rivalries sharpened over the stakes card Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Meadowlands....read on

Freehold To Host 'Turkey Trot'

November 23, 2019:

Freehold Raceway, in association with Peter Grandich and Co., will be hosting the 'Turkey Trot' on November 29, the day after U.S. Thanksgiving....read on

Arc Light Shines At Red Shores

November 23, 2019:

Arc Light unleashed a devastating finishing burst to get up for the win in the Saturday afternoon featured finale at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Updated: James 'Jim' McCormick Passes

November 23, 2019:

After a long and courageous battle with cancer, James 'Jim' McCormick passed away on Saturday (Nov. 23) at his home in Arnprior, Ont. surrounded by his family....read on

Reibeling Injured In Off-Track Accident

November 23, 2019:

Horseman Braiden Reibeling was injured in an automotive accident on Friday (Nov. 22)....read on

Could Racing Return To Balmoral Park?

November 23, 2019:

Reports from Illinois indicate that the former Balmoral Park could once again play host to horse racing after plans for another racino in the state fell through earlier this year....read on

Milton Smith Passes

November 23, 2019:

Milton Smith, 77, who trained 1993 Hambletonian champion American Winner, passed away on Nov. 20, 2019 at the Ohio Living Care Center in Columbus, Ohio....read on

Limited Shares In Greenshoe Available

November 23, 2019:

A very limited number of North American Shares in trotting superstar Greenshoe are still available....read on

SC Rewind: Shoes Of A Horseperson

November 23, 2019:

In the latest edition of 'Rewind,' Robert Smith has opted for a somewhat different topic. His piece talks about the rather unique footwear worn by most people involved in the sport of harness racing....read on

OSS Grad Tops Fall Speed Sale

November 23, 2019:

The 72nd annual Fall Blooded Horse Sale, held November 19-21, at the Champions Center in Springfield, OH, witnessed its highest average in the history of its fall edition....read on

'Allie Oops' Triples; Kelly Puts On A Clinic

November 23, 2019:

Make it three-in-a-row and counting for Outlaw Allie Oops thanks to her front-stepping score in Friday’s $6,000 Century Milers Pacing Series at Century Mile....read on

Shellie De Vie Strikes In Big M Feature

November 23, 2019:

Shellie De Vie was the recipient of a superb drive by Vinny Ginsburg, and the result was an easy 3-1/4 length score in the $25,000 featured conditioned pace for fillies and mares at the Meadowlands Friday night....read on

Rookies Impress In Dan Ingram Memorial

November 23, 2019:

A parade of freshman stars graced the oval at Fraser Downs on Friday evening in a set of $25,000 divisions of the Dan Ingram Memorial for colt and gelding pacers....read on

Sylph Hanover Solid For New Crew

November 22, 2019:

Owner Brad Grant earned back a partial payment on recently acquired Sylph Hanover who rolled to a facile score in her debut for the new connections....read on

Autumn Sweep For Franks Angel

November 22, 2019:

Franks Angel was perfect in the preliminary legs of the Autumn Series for two- and three-year-old Ontario-sired trotting colts and geldings at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and he made it a clean sweep by capturing Friday’s final....read on

Robyn Camden Upsets In Yonkers Open

November 22, 2019:

Yonkers Raceway graded the distaff derby on a curve Friday night, going with a brisk $35,000 Preferred Handicap Pace for the ladies....read on

Lougazi Was Large In Batavia Open

November 22, 2019:

After making back-to-back breaks earlier this month forcing him to qualify, Lougazi rebounded from an off-track last week to score an easy 1-1/4 length victory in the $12,500 Open I Handicap trot at Batavia Downs on Friday evening....read on

Lindy Pearl, Crystalline Win At Plainridge

November 22, 2019:

A pair of $12,000 conditioned events for trotters under six years of age were contested at Plainridge Park on Friday afternoon and it was girl power all around as three-year-old fillies Lindy Pearl and Crystalline were much the best in their respective divisions despite weather that continued to decline as the day went on....read on

Walker Upsets In Billings

November 22, 2019:

Parked the opening five-eighths following an unruly pre-race performance, Keystone Blade nevertheless found more for Kelly “Sky” Walker and sprang an 18-1 upset in Friday’s $25,000 Midwestern Championship of the C.K.G. Billings Amateur Trot at The Meadows. The event, styled as the Delvin Miller Memorial Gold Cup, was contested at 1-1/4 miles over a “good” surface....read on

Amended Draw Schedule At Harrah's Philadelphia

November 22, 2019:

Horsemen are advised of an amended draw schedule for the upcoming week of racing at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

Is Shartin N Back To Herself?

November 22, 2019:

“It was concerning, trying to figure out what I might have done wrong or what else I could have done to have her back in shape. She certainly appeared in her last start to get back to being Shartin again. Everything appears to be back in order.”...read on

A Birthday Six-Pack For Tetrick

November 22, 2019:

The only thing hotter than the 38 candles on Tim Tetrick’s birthday cake on Friday was his continued scorching form in the sulky at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Ratchford Pace Set For Saturday

November 22, 2019:

Allmyxsliventexas and Gorgeous For Real head the cast in Saturday night’s featured $7,200 Don Ratchford Pace at Cal-Expo....read on

Prince County Semi-Annual Meeting Set

November 22, 2019:

The Prince County Horsemen's Club will be holding its semi-annual meeting on Tuesday, December 3 at 6:30 p.m. (AST) at 'The Oval' on the second level of Red Shores Summerside....read on

Sophomore 'Beauts' Test Older Foes

November 22, 2019:

"She’s as fast as any horse I’ve trained. It’s not a question of whether they’re going to out-pace her, she can pace with anybody. It’s going to be a question of getting the right trip to beat them because they are very good horses."...read on

On A 'Quest' For An Earnings Milestone

November 22, 2019:

Rose Run Quest was left with too much ground to make up last week and had his win streak snapped at four, but his winning ways could reignite in the Sunday afternoon feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Redemption Time For Dancers Pass?

November 22, 2019:

After sealing her fate with an early break in stride as the post time favourite last week, Dancers Pass will take another crack at the top pacing mares in the Saturday afternoon feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Batavia's Thanksgiving Draw Schedule

November 22, 2019:

Horsemen and horsewomen are reminded of the draw schedule for Thanksgiving week at Batavia Downs....read on

Arch Madness Passes

November 22, 2019:

The richest Canadian-sired Standardbred of all time, international trotting star Arch Madness has passed away at the age of 15....read on

Hope For Fall Stakes At The 'Big M'

November 22, 2019:

Despite earlier reports that there will be no fall harness racing meet in 2020 at The Meadowlands, the track's Chairman Jeff Gural is hopeful that races like the TVG Finals and the Fall Four will still be contested about a year from now at the New Jersey oval....read on

Johnson Joins $30 Million Club

November 22, 2019:

Trainer Colin Johnson celebrated a major milestone Thursday evening when Validus Deo triumphed at Woodbine Mohawk Park in upset fashion....read on

Dunn Rolls A Seven At Dover

November 21, 2019:

Dover Downs treated its fans to a 14-race program on Thursday, and driver Dexter Dunn did a touchdown celebration after manufacturing a seven-win performance....read on

Alejo-Hernandez Top Amateurs

November 21, 2019:

As the NAADA Trotting Series third seasonal program nears its finale a short field went to post on Thursday night at Yonkers Raceway and a jubilant Miguel Alejo-Hernandez emerged victorious with Tropical Trice in a time of 2:01.1 defeating four others — due to late scratches - in the $8,000 event which went to post prior to the first race on the betting card....read on

Whata Swan Delivers In Dayton Feature

November 21, 2019:

The Open Trot at the 2019 Hollywood Dayton meet has produced a host of different winners and in keeping with the trend the weekly $17,500 feature produced another new winner’s circle visitor on Thursday night....read on

Dayson Delivers In Philly Feature

November 21, 2019:

The millionaire Dayson overcame adversity in starting position and racing fortune to win the $18,000 featured trot at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon, able to rally after a fast half to win in 1:54.1....read on

Ranger Puts On Clinic At Plainridge

November 21, 2019:

Driver Bruce Ranger was in top form at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon and put on a driving clinic while winning the feature as well as four other races on the nine-race card, which included a natural hat trick in races four through six....read on

Mandatory Payout For Northfield’s Single 6

November 21, 2019:

MGM Northfield Park has received permission from the Ohio State Racing Commission to have a mandatory payout of the entire Single 6 pool on Wednesday, November 27....read on

Ryder ‘Wishing’ For TVG Win

November 21, 2019:

“I’m just excited to be in. To think at the beginning of the season that we would have been in with the big boys at the end of the year (in the TVG Open Pace), you never would have thought that. But [Bettors Wish has] earned his way in, all credit to him.”...read on

Melander Confident In Gimpanzee

November 21, 2019:

“I think he can step up and win [the TVG Open Trot final], otherwise I wouldn’t have put him in the race. I didn’t want to be in the race just to be in it. I believe [Gimpanzee] is capable to win the race, but it’s going to be tough.”...read on

Dibaba N Is ‘Di Best’ At Saratoga

November 21, 2019:

Dibaba N, by Shadow Play, made her Saratoga Casino Hotel debut a winning one during the Thursday (Nov. 21) feature at the ‘Spa.’...read on

Bettor In The Bank Eyes Hat Trick

November 21, 2019:

Bettor In The Bank, who has started the current Cal Expo meet with back-to-back wins, will be looking to keep the momentum going in Friday night’s $5,000 pacing feature....read on

USHWA Caretaker Of The Year Noms

November 21, 2019:

The United States Harness Writers Association has announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Caretaker of the Year Award....read on

Blockbuster ‘Big M’ Card This Saturday

November 21, 2019:

The final true monster card on harness racing’s 2019 calendar will take place Saturday night (Nov. 23), when just over $2.8 million in purses will be up for grabs across eight stakes races on Fall Final Four/TVG Finals Night at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

USTA Clarifies Relationship With RMTC

November 21, 2019:

On Thursday, November 21, the United States Trotting Association issued a press release in regard to a recent announcement from the Racing Medication & Testing Consortium....read on

McWicked To Retire After TVG

November 21, 2019:

The richest pacing stallion in harness racing history, McWicked will make his final career start in the TVG Open Pace this Saturday (Nov. 23) at The Meadowlands....read on

SC Director Voting Closes Today At 11:00 AM

November 21, 2019:

Standardbred Canada has some important reminders about voting for the 2020-2022 Standardbred Canada Election of Directors and proposed By-Law #1 and By-Law #2 Amendments. Voting closes today (Thursday, Dec. 12) at 11:00 a.m. (ET)....read on

Courtly Choice To Retire After TVG

November 21, 2019:

Winbak Farm of New York is proud to announce that 2019 Canadian Pacing Derby final winner and Commodore Barry Invitational winner Courtly Choice (p, 2, 1:53.1h; 3, 1:47.1 -'18 [$1,342,254]) will be the newest addition to its impressive 2020 lineup....read on


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