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Courtly Choice To Winbak Of New York

November 14, 2018:

Winbak Farm of New York is proud to announce that 2018 Meadowlands Pace and Little Brown Jug winner Courtly Choice p,3,1:47.1 ($977,153) will be standing at its location in 2019....read on

Smith Inducted Into P.E.I. Sports Hall

November 14, 2018:

“When you’re nominated and inducted you wonder if you are worthy. But ever since I knew I was going to be inducted I got a lot of phone calls, congratulations, and it really makes you feel honoured.”...read on

Negron At The ‘Big M’ This Saturday

November 14, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack is pleased to announce that this Saturday (Nov. 17), Ray Negron, The New York Times best-selling author and New York Yankees executive, will be making an appearance....read on

Charles ‘Chuck’ Stillings Jr. Passes

November 14, 2018:

Charles M. ‘Chuck’ Stillings Jr., 66, of DeLeon Springs, Florida, and formerly of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away on October 6....read on

Nicholas Wall Passes

November 14, 2018:

With his loving family by his side, Nicholas J. Wall, 90, of Marion, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday (Nov. 13)....read on

Tom Krish Passes

November 14, 2018:

The Chicago Sun-Times has reported that its longtime harness racing handicapper, Tom Krish, passed away on Sunday (Nov. 11)....read on

Pocono Hosts Penultimate 2018 Program

November 13, 2018:

A trio of $15,000 conditioned events were featured on the penultimate card of 2018 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Tuesday, Nov. 13....read on

Amateur Drivers Donate $1,000 To Charity

November 13, 2018:

For the 10th consecutive year the North American Amateur Drivers Association along with the Catskill Amateur Drivers Club donated to the local Federation for the Homeless....read on

Ten Races, Ten Unique Winners

November 13, 2018:

A rare occurrence took place on Tuesday (November 13) at The Raceway at Western Fair District as each of the 10 races featured different trainers and drivers in the winner's circle....read on

Roddy's 'At It Again' In DSBF

November 13, 2018:

Parked to the quarter in :28.3, Roddys At It Again powered to control and to a 1:56.1 victory in the first of two divisions of the DSBF Two-Year-Old Filly Pace at Dover Downs on Tuesday, Nov. 13....read on

This Upset Winner Is 'Forreal'

November 13, 2018:

Jewels Forreal stalked her stablemate, McDazzle, from the pocket, then roared past in the Lightning Lane to spring an 8-1 upset in Tuesday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Juveniles Entered To The ‘Fall Four’

November 13, 2018:

Entries for the lucrative Freshman Fall Final Four stakes were taken today (Tuesday, Nov. 13) at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Yonkers Sets Sunday Post Time

November 13, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s Sunday matinee this weekend (Nov. 18) shall offer a first post of 12 noon....read on

Zero Movement On Standardbred Poll

November 13, 2018:

There has been zero movement on the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll for the second consecutive week....read on

Ontario Racing To Administer TIP

November 13, 2018:

As part of its mandate as agreed to with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation through the Long Term Funding Agreement, Ontario Racing (OR) will assume management of the Thoroughbred Horse Improvement Program....read on

Shrewd Purchase Has Been An ATM

November 13, 2018:

“She’s smart. She can leave all you want and let a horse go, settle in a hole, and follow without using any more energy than necessary. She’s been racing on the front a lot lately because she’s been the favourite, but she is great off a helmet.”...read on

Belinda Discusses The Stronach Group

November 13, 2018:

“We believe in the future of horse racing: It's an exciting sport, a compelling experience for all, and we are continuing to invest in it. We are excited about the future. It's not just a dream. We can see where it's going.”...read on

Sweet Lou’s 2019 Book Full, Closed

November 13, 2018:

Diamond Creek Farm is pleased to announce that champion pacer Sweet Lou p,5,1:47f ($3,484,251) is fully booked and closed for 2019....read on

Series Wraps Up For Sophomore Fillies

November 12, 2018:

Sophomore fillies Lyons Hedgeabet and Shotgun Sally captured finals of the Ontario-sired Harvest Series on Monday evening (November 12) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Chillaxin Away Seeks More DSBF Glory

November 12, 2018:

On this day of flags and salutes to all of our soldiers past and present, the two-year-old colt and gelding pacers in the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund Stakes kicked off the Dover Downs series under cloudy skies....read on

Artofficial Flavour On Top In London

November 12, 2018:

With a four-wide sweeping move on the final turn, Artofficial Flavour powered to victory in the featured $8,500 Preferred 3 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Monday evening (November 12)....read on

J J S Jet Earns 50th Career Win

November 12, 2018:

The toughest resident Standardbred to compete in New England in recent years once again showed the heart and fortitude that makes him a winner as he gamely captured the $15,000 Winners Over Handicap Pace at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon (November 12) to tally his 50th career victory....read on

Icy Blue Scooter & Sobey Star At Century

November 12, 2018:

Icy Blue Scooter capped off a training/driving triple on the Monday afternoon harness card for Nathan Sobey, winning Century Downs' $9,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Five-Bagger For Merriman

November 12, 2018:

Wind Of The North won a four-ply battle for the early lead, then held off the challengers late to prevail in Monday’s $18,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows, one of five victories for Aaron Merriman on the 13-race card....read on

Racing Stepping Up For Dustin

November 12, 2018:

Racing participants from both Woodbine Mohawk Park along with The Raceway at Western Fair District are stepping up in support of Kristy Dustin....read on

Orange Is The New Green

November 12, 2018:

If you are currently utilizing orange markers for equine safety around your farm or training centre, researchers are suggesting that you should break out the paintbrushes and switch things up....read on

Standardbred Caveat In Potential Deal

November 12, 2018:

It was recently announced that Michigan’s Northville Downs has been awarded 44 Standardbred race dates for 2019, but that none have been granted for Sports Creek Raceway, which might be offering live Thoroughbred racing next year. Although, there is an interesting harness racing caveat related to the proposed Sports Creek deal....read on

Harrah’s Philadelphia Draw Schedule

November 12, 2018:

The draw schedule for this week at Harrah’s Philadelphia is as follows:...read on

Updated ARCI Model Rules Committee Agenda And Materials

November 12, 2018:

A modified agenda and supporting materials for the upcoming ARCI Model Rules Committee meeting are now available....read on

Craft Beer And Wine Tasting Details

November 12, 2018:

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation is inviting all to its Craft Beer & Wine Tasting ~ Meet and Greet....read on

Rebellious Blasts Way To Victory

November 12, 2018:

Rebellious, driven by Jim Meittinis for co-owner and trainer Mike Deters, used one of his patented closing kicks to capture the $10,000 Open Handicap at Pompano Park on Sunday night (Nov. 11)....read on

Farm Tips From John Deere, MVP Partner

November 12, 2018:

With the recent launch of Standardbred Canada’s MVP, John Deere, one of our MVP partners, has provided their Tips Notebook....read on

Kimelman, Vazquez To Foundation Board

November 12, 2018:

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is continuing its efforts to utilize forward-thinking individuals as trustees of its 15-member board....read on

Doctor Royal Rallies At Rideau

November 12, 2018:

Riding the rail, Doctor Royal waited to unleash his kick until the stretch drive, overpowering rail-popper Beach Runner A M to take the $8,100 Preferred Handicap Pace at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday, Nov. 11....read on

Senior Market Cashes At Flamboro

November 11, 2018:

Pocket-sitter Senior Market shot past pacesetter Imsporty in the stretch to win the $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs on Sunday, Nov. 11 in 1:54.3....read on

Sock It Away Blows Away Preferred

November 11, 2018:

Odds-on favourite Sock It Away swept to the lead past the half and opened a seven-length margin to the wire when taking the $2,650 Preferred 1 Pace at Charlottetown Driving Park on Sunday, Nov. 11 while remaining undefeated in 17 starts this season....read on

Elysium Lindy Lands In Pocono Open

November 11, 2018:

Elysium Lindy took control from the pole early for driver Matt Kakaley, rated the half, then sprinted home to keep pocket-sitting favourite Gruden at bay while winning the $30,000 Open Trot at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Sunday, Nov. 11....read on

Cash Me Out Nearing Millionaire Mark

November 11, 2018:

Pushing his career earnings to over $950,000, Cash Me Out continued his march towards the $1-million earnings mark with a 1:56 win in the $20,000 Open Trot at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Sunday, Nov. 11....read on

Thats It Gets It In Century Open

November 11, 2018:

Post-time favourite Thats It circled three wide circling into the final turn and got a head in front in the $9,000 Fillies and Mares Open at Century Downs on Sunday, Nov. 11....read on

Clare 'Shipwreck' Cressman Passes

November 11, 2018:

Longtime horse trainer and natural-born horse whisperer Clare 'Shipwreck' Cressman has passed away at the age of 89....read on

R Rkadabra Holds Off Jamigo

November 11, 2018:

R Rkadabra, who had not been able to go gate-to-wire in his last four starts, was able to return to winning form, as he held off Jamigo to win the Preferred Trot at Hippodrome 3R Sunday afternoon (Feb. 11)....read on

Track Record For Canadian Pharoh

November 11, 2018:

Rod Therres-trained Canadian Pharoh fronted the field early and powered home to a 1:51.3 track-record mile to take the $100,000 Robert Murphy Memorial Final on BC Breeders Classic Day at Fraser Downs Sunday, Nov. 11....read on

Yonkers’ Monday Pick 5 Guarantee

November 11, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s Monday night (Nov. 12) Pick 5 wager will start with a carryover of $2,835.53 and a $10,000 guaranteed pool....read on

‘Ricardo’ Snares Series Final

November 11, 2018:

Post 7 and 11-1 odds were not enough to stop Southwind Ricardo ($25.90) on Sunday (Nov. 11) at Northside Downs, as the five-year-old Dragon Again gelding captured the $5,000 final of the Governors Cup Series....read on

Rusty Riley Rocks Truro

November 11, 2018:

Rusty Riley ($74.80) shocked the onlookers during Truro Raceway’s $1,675 Winners-Over Pace on Sunday (Nov. 11) after having been shown little respect by the wagering public....read on

SC Rewind: Remembrance Day

November 11, 2018:

In this week's edition of 'Rewind,' Robert Smith talks a bit about Remembrance Day and recalls the role that Canadian harness racing played in the war effort especially during WW II back in the 1940s....read on

Tactical Landing Sets Sights On TVG

November 11, 2018:

The hottest three-year-old colt trotter in harness racing is preparing for late-season stakes action against what could be his fiercest foes of the year....read on

Burke, Gingras Score Grand Slam

November 11, 2018:

The prolific pair of trainer Ron Burke and driver Yannick Gingras were up to their old tricks Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Meadowlands, combining to win four times on the 12-race program....read on

Hoosier Caps 2018 Racing Season

November 11, 2018:

Harrah’s Hoosier Park concluded the 25th silver-anniversary season of live harness racing with a 14-race card in front of a packed house on Saturday, Nov. 10. In addition to the racing action, the leading driver and trainer titles were awarded....read on

Mach It So Strolls In Yonkers Open

November 11, 2018:

Mach It So bottomed out his four rivals Saturday, Nov. 10, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $44,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on


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