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Stakes Galore In Cape Breton

September 6, 2018:

It will be a stakes filled weekend for Cape Breton, as both the two and three-year-old Atlantic Sires Stakes pacing colts will meet for racing action on the island....read on

Meadows Upset For EZ Passer

September 6, 2018:

Shuffled to third after grabbing the early lead, 12-1 long shot EZ Passer responded with a decisive first-over move that carried her to an easy score in Thursday’s co-feature at The Meadows, a $13,000 Filly & Mare conditioned trot....read on

Saratoga Main Event To Jeters Way

September 6, 2018:

Thursday afternoon racing returned this week at Saratoga Casino Hotel and the thirteen-race matinee was highlighted by a $9,630 event for New York sired trotters....read on

Monticello Hosts County Fair Series

September 6, 2018:

As Labor Day represents the end of summer, so do the finals of the New York Sire Stakes County Fair series that were held at Monticello Raceway on Thursday afternoon. The New York county fair circuit, which kicked off on a brutally hot Sunday in Goshen in July, raced 21 legs at various fair tracks throughout the Empire State....read on

Walkover For Windsun Magnolia

September 6, 2018:

There say there’s a story everywhere and Yonkers Raceway proved that again Thursday night....read on

Plainridge Pulls Plug Due To Lightning

September 6, 2018:

A heavy lighting storm that brought torrents of rain just after the ninth race caused a power outage and unsafe racing conditions that prompted the cancellation of the tenth and final race of the card at Plainridge Park on Thursday....read on

Intriguing Matchups In Champlain

September 6, 2018:

Rookie pacers will take the spotlight for five divisions of the Champlain Stakes on Friday evening (Sept. 7) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Philly Features To Valley Of Sin, Tarot

September 6, 2018:

Tarot, who was claimed for $12,500 late in May, and the $375,000+ career winner Valley Of Sin both brushed to the lead past the quarter and went on to win their respective $14,500 divisions of the featured trot Thursday afternoon (Sept. 6) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Noble On ‘Nuclear,’ Coleman On McWicked

September 6, 2018:

McWicked will be back to defend his title this Saturday (Sept. 8) in $250,000 Jim Ewart Memorial for older pacers at Scioto Downs, where he will face the hottest horse at the central Ohio oval, Nuclear Dragon....read on

Re-Draw For Tuesday Keystone Classics

September 6, 2018:

The Meadows has announced that it will re-draw post positions for all three divisions of the Keystone Classic for two-year-old trotting fillies that are scheduled for this coming Tuesday (Sept. 11)....read on

The Buckeye State’s Leading Stallions

September 6, 2018:

The $275,000 Ohio Sires Stakes Championships for two and three-year-old trotting and pacing colts and fillies is set to be the richest night ever in Ohio racing history. Eight Ohio Sires Stakes Championships, totalling $2.2 million, will head postward this Saturday (Sept. 8) at Scioto Downs....read on

West Nile Virus Claims S-Bred Mare

September 6, 2018:

It has been announced that a five-year-old mare is the latest Standardbred to test positive for the West Nile Virus....read on

Siegelman Reaches 1,000-Win Plateau

September 6, 2018:

Twenty-six-year-old Austin Siegelman notched his 1,000th career driving victory at Monticello Raceway on Wednesday (September 5)....read on

New Owners Seminar At Mohawk Sept. 15

September 6, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk Park has announced details for its second annual New Owners Seminar, which will take place on Saturday, September 15....read on

Leatherstocking’s Morrisville Roster

September 6, 2018:

Leatherstocking Equine is pleased to announce that its 2018 yearling roster for the September 16 Morrisville Sale is now available....read on

Bowden On Swandre The Giant Purchase

September 6, 2018:

“You always like to have an opportunity to get into these good horses, so when he became available, not that it was a no-brainer, but he had piqued my interest for some time. It’s exciting. It seems like he carries a lot of high speed and it looks like he’s done it easily.”...read on

Millionaire Mare’s ‘Beach’ Son Available

September 6, 2018:

“[He] was perhaps one of the best-bred colts we have bred and foaled at our farm. He is definitely our largest foal and is absolutely the best looking foal/horse we have owned.”...read on

Miss Versatility Catch Drive For Zeron

September 6, 2018:

Rick Zeron will head to Tioga Downs this Friday (Sept. 7), as he has picked up a catch drive aboard one of the sport’s top trotting mares....read on

Plainridge Carryover Thursday

September 6, 2018:

Officials with the Standardbred Owners of Massachusetts have highlighted the fact that there is a carryover for one of Plainridge Park’s exotic wagers heading into the track’s Thursday (Sept. 6) program of live racing....read on

The End For The Jug Preview

September 6, 2018:

After failing to attract a full field in 2018, the recently-resurrected Jug Preview may once again be a part of harness racing history....read on

September’s Calendar Photographer

September 6, 2018:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Heart of Harness Racing Calendar photographer for September is Robert Diskin, of Langley, B.C....read on

Toot Toot N Tops Elora Pacers

September 5, 2018:

Toot Toot N ($17.20) made his return to Grand River Raceway a triumphant one, leading at every call in Wednesday evening's (Sept. 5) featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Pace....read on

Modern Best Beats The Boys

September 5, 2018:

Modern Best ($4.20) lived up to favoured billing in Wednesday night's (Sept. 5) $1,150 featured winners-over pacing event at Inverness Raceway, and did so via a gritty first-over journey....read on

Rich Sunday On Tap At 3R

September 5, 2018:

The Québec Jockey Club will host the richest day of harness racing in 2018 at Hippodrome 3R this Sunday (Sept. 9) with $512,000 in purses headlined by the championship finals of both the Breeders Cup and Future Stars Series for two- and three-year-old trotters and pacers....read on

Ghost Dance, Ideal Feeling Lead NYSS

September 5, 2018:

Three divisions of three-year-old pacing colts and geldings went postward in New York Sire Stakes events at Batavia Downs on Wednesday (Sept. 5)....read on

Majestic Mistress Repeats At Harrington

September 5, 2018:

Frank Chick's Majestic Mistress ($3.00, Mike Cole) was a repeat winner in the $16,000 Open Trot Wednesday (Sept. 5) at Harrington Raceway with a 1:55.2 triumph....read on

Top 10 Jug Contenders – Week #5

September 5, 2018:

Over the next few weeks, Jay Wolf, Little Brown Jug Publicity Director, will be ranking the top 10 contenders for the 73rd edition of the pacing classic....read on

Jug Future Pool Opens Thursday

September 5, 2018:

Wagering on the first of two Little Brown Jug future wagering pools will start at noon Thursday (Sept. 6) and continues through 11 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 9) at racetracks and Internet sites throughout North America and Europe....read on

NAADA Journal: Spain Leads USA

September 5, 2018:

Four members of the North American Amateur Drivers Association have traveled to Palma de Mallorca as guests of their Spanish counterparts, and will compete in a friendship competition this week....read on

Im Trigger Happy Strong At Philly

September 5, 2018:

Im Trigger Happy, happy to not have to face recent foes Youaremycandygirl and Kissin In The Sand in the $17,000 distaff featured pace at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 5), worked her way to the front early and scored impressively in 1:51.4....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

September 5, 2018:

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

Additions To Night Of Champions Card

September 5, 2018:

Saturday, September 22 will be a huge night of racing at Hawthorne Race Course, as 11 finals will take place during the Night of Champions card. The finals will crown the top Illinois-bred trotters and pacers in all age categories as part of a 13-race evening card....read on

Andrew Stakes Set For Thursday

September 5, 2018:

Dusty Lane Titan will attempt to stretch his win streak to three when two-year-old trotters face off in the Blair Andrew Memorial this Thursday evening (Sept. 5) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

‘Pete’ On The Comeback Trail

September 5, 2018:

Breeders Crown winner Freaky Feet Pete, who has not participated in a pari-mutuel contest since the fall of 2017, is on his way back to the races....read on

Ontario Animal Health Network Update

September 5, 2018:

The Ontario Animal Health Network has released its OAHN Equine Q2 owner report....read on

ID Technician In Cape Breton

September 5, 2018:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia on Monday, September 10 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

‘Operation Inca’ Announced In NZ

September 5, 2018:

On Wednesday (Sept. 5), New Zealand Police announced that they have arrested and charged a total of ten individuals in relation to ‘Operation Inca.’...read on

Sire Stakes Action Set For Red Mile

September 5, 2018:

The third and final Kentucky Sire Stakes preliminaries for two-year-old trotters is set for Thursday night (Sept. 6) at the Red Mile. The last KYSS leg for two-year-old pacers is scheduled for Saturday night (Sept. 8)....read on

Randall Thrilled With ‘Ownership’ Promo

September 5, 2018:

Owner Lou Sorella, trainer Robert Kyle Fellows and driver J Harris were all thrilled when Undrafted captured the $12,500 Preferred 2 Pace on August 26 at Georgian Downs – but so was Mary Randall....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

September 5, 2018:

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

‘Machine’ Motors To ‘Aces’ Win

September 5, 2018:

Running Aces’ Tuesday night (Sept. 4) program of live action featured a $14,000 Minnesota-Sired trotting race, which housed a full field of nine competitors....read on

Grinding Towards History

September 5, 2018:

“I try to focus on race to race and day to day. That’s the way I’ve been for a while and I just try to make every day the best I can... That’s not just racing, but in life. My dad always says that every day you wake up it’s like Christmas. You’ve got to treat it that way. It’s a blessing.”...read on

Staking Promo Announced In New York

September 5, 2018:

The Harness Horse Breeders of New York State are pleased to offer its members a unique incentive to purchase a New York-bred at the Goshen Yearling Sale and the Morrisville Yearling Sale....read on

Guaranteed Pool At Batavia Downs

September 5, 2018:

As a result of no winning ticket once again on Monday (Sept. 3), there is a $606 carryover, and Batavia Downs will offer a $2,000 guaranteed early Pick-5 pool when racing resumes on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 5)....read on

Harness Racing Back To Louisville?

September 5, 2018:

After over a quarter-century absence, harness racing may return to Louisville, Ky. in the near future — at least temporarily....read on

Rockstar Angel A Wins Narrowly

September 4, 2018:

Rockstar Angel A, to the lead in a demanding :26.2 opening quarter and then in the pocket as the pace continued on at high speed, was able to produce enough of a late move to hold off second-over Monica Gallagher by a neck in 1:51 in winning the $17,500 featured distaff pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Tuesday night (Sept. 4)....read on

Dunbar Hall Wins, Three For Moreau

September 4, 2018:

Ten days removed from a sixth-place finish in his Maple Leaf Trot elimination, Carl Jamieson and George Harrison's Dunbar Hall ($7.40) landed back in the win column with a 1:52.2 effort in Tuesday's (Sept. 4) featured $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Neon Moon Abuzz At Flamboro

September 4, 2018:

After daughters of Shadow Play captured the first two Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots events for three-year-old pacing fillies on Tuesday (Sept. 4) at Flamboro Downs, the Jack Darling Stables' Neon Moon ($4.40) stole the show with an electrifying 1:54.1 mile in the final division....read on

MacDonald Vs. BizNasty In 'Challenge Accepted'

September 4, 2018:

In Challenge Accepted, athletes from the horse racing industry look to showcase their athleticism against professionals from other major sporting arenas. Up next is driver James MacDonald who accepts the challenge of professional hockey player Paul Bissonnette....read on

Fast Miles At Bloomsburg (Pa.) Fair

September 4, 2018:

“Considering that this track was three to four feet underwater about three weeks ago, the horsemen can’t say enough to praise John Brokenshire and his crew at Bloomsburg for the outstanding job that has been done here.”...read on


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