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Tricky Dick Dashes To Pocono Win

November 10, 2020:

The two-year-old Winning Mister–Pictures Of Millie gelding Tricky Dick won his second-straight race in a $10,400 feature on Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 10) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and his 1:55.4 time was only a second off the divisional track record–not bad for a horse who didn’t break his maiden until Oct. 6....read on

SBOA To Wrap Mohawk Stakes Season

November 10, 2020:

Ontario-sired three-year-old fillies will cap the 2020 stakes season at Woodbine Mohawk Park with a pair of SBOA Stakes finals this Saturday (Nov. 14)....read on

Hambo/Crown Poll Positions Unchanged

November 10, 2020:

Now two weeks removed from the Breeders Crown finals at Harrah's Hoosier Park, every horse has maintained their spot in this week's Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Poll....read on

Top Sophomores To Dover

November 10, 2020:

Dover Downs will play host to many of harness racing's top sophomore standardbreds with the Matron Stakes headlining the Thursday (Nov. 12) card....read on

Pompano Postpones, Aiming For Sunday

November 10, 2020:

Due to an electrical malfunction resulting from Tropical Storm Eta, Pompano Park is forced to cancel the racing program for Tuesday (Nov. 10)....read on

Equine Guelph Needs Your Input

November 10, 2020:

As the 2019-20 “Ontario Training Pilot Project for the Horse Racing Industry” draws to completion at year-end, Equine Guelph is launching a survey to hear from the industry....read on

TROT Fantasy Leaderboard Update

November 10, 2020:

With the Breeders Crown in the books, major moves have been made and margins have tightened on the 2020 TROT Magazine Fantasy Stable leaderboard....read on

Virtual O'Brien Awards Date Set

November 10, 2020:

On September 30, Standardbred Canada’s Board of Directors announced that the 2020 O’Brien Awards would be a “Virtual Event” due to the ongoing global pandemic. Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce the date for the 2020 Virtual O’Brien Awards Gala....read on

Hey Livvy Repeats In Preferred

November 9, 2020:

Hey Livvy made a round trip to victory lane for trainer Jeff Gillis thanks to her last-to-fire move in Monday’s $36,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Speed Rules In London Preferreds

November 9, 2020:

Validus Deo and Firebby A won their respective Preferred assignments Monday evening at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and they both used the same tactical approach to take care of business....read on

Plainridge Feature To Nows The Moment

November 9, 2020:

After a successful stint at Yonkers Raceway, Nows The Moment returned to Plainridge Park and reclaimed top honours after dominating in the $17,500 winners-over trot on Monday afternoon....read on

Open Events Highlight Saratoga Card

November 9, 2020:

The track’s defending Horse of the Year made his return to Saratoga Casino Hotel on Monday afternoon....read on

Electric Issue Forces Pompano To Cancel

November 9, 2020:

An electrical malfunction has forced officials at Pompano Park to cancel Monday evening's program of racing....read on

Meadows Main Event To Full Surge

November 9, 2020:

Full Surge surged to the top from post 6 and never let a rival get close, scoring in a career-best 1:52.4 in Monday’s feature at The Meadows, a $10,400 conditioned trot....read on

HHYF Holiday Box Now Available

November 9, 2020:

Have horse-loving kids on your holiday gift giving list? Then the Harness Horse Youth Foundation hopes you consider supporting the HHYF by ordering its Holiday Activity Boxes. Designed with the intent of combining fun and light learning, the box contents are suitable for ages 10 and up....read on

Emma Frieze Passes

November 9, 2020:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Emma Frieze of Brecon, Wales, passed away on Wednesday, November 4 after a battle with cancer at the age of 41....read on

Guaranteed WFD Pick 5 Pool Monday

November 9, 2020:

The Raceway at Western Fair District has announced that there will be a $15,000 (guaranteed) pool for the track's Pick 5 wager this evening (Monday, Nov. 9)....read on

Update From The AGCO

November 9, 2020:

Private Member’s Bill C-218, which seeks to legalize single-event sports wagering in Canada, is currently being debated by Members of Parliament in the Canadian House of Commons. Woodbine Entertainment has been front and centre in saying that it is extremely concerned that the horse racing industry may end up being an unintended consequence of the legislation....read on

Mohawk Training Sign-Up Info

November 9, 2020:

Woodbine Mohawk Park’s race office would like to inform horsepeople that the sign–up for training this Wednesday (Nov. 11) at Mohawk Park opened today (Monday, Nov. 9) at 3 p.m....read on

Hanover Announces 2021 Service Fees

November 9, 2020:

On Monday, November 9, officials with Hanover Shoe Farms announced the 2021 service fees for its stallions....read on

Corn Cob Conch Euthanized

November 9, 2020:

Outstanding trotter Corn Cob Conch (5,1:53.2s [$1,018,606]) was euthanized Monday (Nov. 9) at the age of 26. A winner of more than a million dollars during his long career, 'Corn Cob' had developed a number of health issues that led to the difficult decision to not put him through another winter....read on

Pompano Meet Starts Tonight

November 9, 2020:

After Pompano Park's scheduled season kickoff was cancelled Sunday (Nov. 8) due to Tropical Storm Eta, Pompano Park Director of Racing Gabe Prewitt has announced that Monday (Nov. 9) is a 'go,' as the track will commence its 57th season....read on

Last Call: Free Online Short Course

November 9, 2020:

Cold season? Officials with Equine Guelph have issued a last call for its 'Sickness Prevention in Horses' online short course....read on

Sunshine Stakes Legs Rescheduled

November 9, 2020:

Due to Tropical Storm Eta, the Florida Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association Board of Directors has rescheduled the third leg of the Sunshine Stakes....read on

Meadows Suspends Hi-5; Payout Nov. 24

November 9, 2020:

Thanksgiving week in the United States could bring extra reasons to give thanks for players of the Super Hi-5 at the Meadows....read on

Ace Bi, Vegas Rocks Emerge Victorious

November 8, 2020:

Ace Bi ($12.60) and Vegas Rocks ($6.30) parlayed comfortable stalking trips into victories in their respective $9,200 Not Listed Preferred events on Sunday night (Nov. 8) at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Hes Got Swagger Upsets At Flamboro

November 8, 2020:

Sent off the longest shot on the board, Hes Got Swagger ($41.80) rode the pocket and stunned at 19-1 in Sunday's (Nov. 8) featured $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace at Flamboro Downs....read on

Northfield Mon. Pick-5 Guaranteed At $25K

November 8, 2020:

MGM Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $25,000 Pick-5 total pool guarantee for ‪Monday (Nov‬. 9)....read on

Tall Dark Stranger Retired

November 8, 2020:

The connections of Tall Dark Stranger have confirmed that the top-ranked horse in harness racing has completed his on-track career....read on

'High Class' Win In H3R Preferred

November 8, 2020:

On a beautiful sunny afternoon in Quebec, Kinnder High Class continued her winning ways by recording her fifth consecutive victory with a romp in the Preferred-Handicapped Trot at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday (Nov. 8)....read on

Redemption For 'Ozzi' In Philly

November 8, 2020:

Aided by a drop in class to the easiest field he has faced since his two-year-old campaign, 2019 Little Brown Jug winner Southwind Ozzi ($3.60) broke a five-race losing skid with a scintillating 1:48.4 mile on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 8) at Harrah's Philadelphia....read on

The Rev Redeems At Summerside

November 8, 2020:

Fresh off of a two-hole ride, The Rev exploded in the stretch to win the featured Bob Dewar Memorial Stakes on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 8) on the final card of the season at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Dowling Sweeps Turner Memorial

November 8, 2020:

The wagering public backed pilot David Dowling in both divisions of the Donnie & George Turner Memorial on Sunday (Nov. 8) at Truro Raceway, and the man in red and white made sure he delivered....read on

Harrah's Philly Qualifiers Moved To Wed.

November 8, 2020:

Horsemen are advised that this week's qualifiers at Harrah's Philadelphia have been moved from their usual Tuesday morning (Nov. 10) slot to Wednesday (Nov. 11)....read on

Campbell On Strangles, Scratches

November 8, 2020:

Leading Maritime horseman Marc Campbell recently took to social media to comment on a yearling in his operation that has tested positive for strangles (Streptococcus equi) and has led to scratches from his stable....read on

Pompano Cancels Sunday Card

November 8, 2020:

Officials with Pompano Park have announced that the Florida raceway has been forced to cancel its meet-opening card of live racing that was scheduled for this evening (Sunday, Nov. 8)....read on

Dancer Bill Helps NJ Handicappers

November 8, 2020:

New Jersey residents can now place bets on horse races even when they are out of state....read on

Traceur Hanover Takes Mohawk Preferred

November 8, 2020:

Launching off cover into the stretch, Traceur Hanover rolled towards the front and hit the finish in time to win the $36,000 Preferred Pace on Saturday (Nov. 8) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Kindergarten Classics Complete

November 8, 2020:

The Meadowlands Racetrack played host to four Kindergarten Classic Finals on its Saturday (Nov. 7) card, with many from each division of freshman standardbred readying for the Fall Final Four in two weeks....read on

SBOA Eliminations In The Books

November 7, 2020:

Ontario-sired fillies were in the spotlight Saturday night (Nov. 7) at Woodbine Mohawk Park for the eliminations of the SBOA Stakes....read on

Dayton Open To GD Western Joe

November 7, 2020:

GD Western Joe used come-from-behind tactics on Saturday night (Nov. 7) at Hollywood Dayton Raceway to capture the $14,000 Open Pace in a snappy 1:49.4 clocking....read on

Two Straight For Mr Euroman

November 7, 2020:

Fresh off a late-closing victory in the top pace at Batavia Downs last week, Mr Euroman N found himself right back in the winner’s circle after capturing the $8,500 Open I Handicap Pace at the Downs on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 7)....read on

Saturday Triple For Gass At The CDP

November 7, 2020:

The Ron Gass stable was out in full force Saturday afternoon (Nov. 7) as the Cornwall-based operation tripled up at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Burning Midnight Best At Pocono

November 7, 2020:

A hot battle on the front end tired out the favourites and set the $16,000 claiming handicap pacing feature up for a closer, with the Mach Three gelding Burning Midnight filling that role nicely as he won the Saturday afternoon feature at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in 1:51.1....read on

Verruso, Drazzmatazz Win At Freehold

November 7, 2020:

It was a beautiful day for racing on Saturday (Nov. 7) in Freehold, N.J. but nobody enjoyed it more than Tony Verruso....read on

Sister Sledge Tops Black Book 2

November 7, 2020:

Multiple stakes winning trotting filly Sister Sledge fetched a final bid of more than a quarter million dollars to close out the mixed portion of the 2020 Standardbred Horse Sales Company's Black Book sale on Saturday (Nov. 7) at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md....read on

Burning Hot Like A Calgary Flame

November 7, 2020:

The fastest freshman filly ever at Century Downs, Burning Hot gave her rivals the cold shoulder with a confident score in the $30,000 Emerald Filly Pace on the final card of the Calgary-area track's 2020 season....read on

Intended Royalty Rules In Cape Breton

November 7, 2020:

The Saturday card of harness racing at Northside Downs featured the final of the Governor's Cup Pacing Series, with three-time defending champion Southwind Ricardo sent off as the public choice. It would appear, however, that there's a new king to lay claim to that throne....read on

Kinnder High Class Steps Up At 3R

November 7, 2020:

With the 2020 stakes season over, what’s a three-year-old trotting filly to do in Quebec? If that filly is named Kinnder High Class, you jump up in class and take on the best trotters in the province....read on

SC Rewind: Remembrance Day

November 7, 2020:

This week's Rewind is devoted to remembering a very important date on the annual calendar. Each year on November 11th, we set aside a time from our daily tasks to remember all of the special people who have in some way sacrificed their time and sometimes even their lives to protect our Country and preserve our freedom....read on


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