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Curtain Closer Set For Kawartha

September 26, 2019:

Officials at Kawartha Downs would like to remind all horsemen to kindly remove racebikes and joggers from the stable area after the completion of this Saturday’s card of racing....read on

Vág Joins Woodbine Broadcast Team

September 26, 2019:

Woodbine Entertainment is pleased to announce the addition of Monique Vág as the newest member of its on-air broadcast team....read on

World Record For Amigo Volo

September 26, 2019:

Making his first foray into Grand Circuit company on Thursday (Sept. 26) at the Red Mile, Carter Pinske trainee Amigo Volo vaulted to the top entering the stretch to win in a world record 1:52.3 in the third of three divisions of the $315,500 Bluegrass Two-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Trot....read on

Grinding Win For Mississippi Storm

September 26, 2019:

Mississippi Storm, who advanced without cover through the back half, wore down pacesetter Muscle M Up late to win the $17,500 trotting feature in 1:53.3 on Thursday afternoon (Sept. 26) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

‘Bontz’ A Tough Customer At ‘The Spa’

September 26, 2019:

On Thursday afternoon (Sept. 26), Bontz N, by American Ideal, continued to show that she is a force among the female pacers at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

‘Mohawk Million’ Unveiled

September 26, 2019:

On Thursday, September 26, Woodbine Entertainment announced details for the inaugural ‘Mohawk Million,’ a race for two-year-old trotters with a $1 million (USD) purse, making it the richest harness race in Canada....read on

McNair On His Semi-Final Starters

September 26, 2019:

On Saturday night (Sept. 28), three-year-olds will get it on at Woodbine Mohawk Park during their $160,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Semi-Finals, and pacing filly Sports Flix is the only juvenile champion with a shot at defending her title....read on

High Praise For ‘The Best’

September 26, 2019:

“She’s big, she’s beautiful, she’s great-gaited, she’s got a big pedigree, and she seems to not know the end of the mile. There is nothing not to like about her.”...read on

Kline Joins Hawthorne

September 26, 2019:

In anticipation of its licensure as part of Illinois’ recent casino and gaming expansion, Hawthorne Race Course has hired Kevin Kline as its new CEO of Gaming....read on

Frosh Pacing Colts In Bluegrass Sat.

September 26, 2019:

Four divisions for the $324,800 Bluegrass Two-Year-Old Colt Pace headline the Saturday, September 28 program at the Red Mile, which also features a single 12-horse dash for the $163,100 Bluegrass Three-Year-Old Filly Pace....read on

OSAS At Hoof Beat Challenge

September 26, 2019:

This Saturday, the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society will be participating in the annual Hoof Beat Challenge at Sunrise Therapeutic Riding Centre in Puslinch, Ont....read on

Sires Stakes At Plainridge Sunday

September 26, 2019:

The 2019 Massachusetts Sire Stakes (MASS) will get underway on Sunday (Sept. 29) at Plainridge Park when the three-year-old class of both gaits and genders take the track for their first leg....read on

Early Exposure Leads To Solid Stable

September 26, 2019:

“They let me bring in the mares in foal, and I just fell in love with horses. The funny thing is, no other grandchildren, nieces or nephews in the family likes horses, but from the moment I saw them, that’s all I wanted to do.”...read on

Grinfromeartoear Passes

September 26, 2019:

It has been announced that multiple stakes winner and influential sire Grinfromeartoear (p,3,1:50.1 [$1,746,009]) has passed away at the age of 23....read on

Win A Share Finalists Announced

September 26, 2019:

The ballots are in and the finalists have been drawn for the 2019 Win A Share in a Racehorse contest with a Grand Prize of one share in Landmark 13 Stable....read on

Cooper Wins Eighth In A Row

September 25, 2019:

Even a month’s worth of cobwebs couldn’t keep Cooper, the Cinderella Amish buggy horse, out of the winner’s circle at Northfield Park Wednesday night (Sept. 25)....read on

Harrah's Philly Hi-5 Jackpot Over $30K

September 25, 2019:

The Harrah's Philadelphia Jackpot Hi-5 carryover continues to climb, with the jackpot now standing at over $30,000 in advance of Thursday afternoon's (Sept. 26) fifth race....read on

Sunshineinmypocket Dances To Victory

September 25, 2019:

Sunshineinmypocket overcame a wide draw by saving ground and lunging up the open stretch to prevail in Wednesday's (Sept. 25) feature at Grand River Raceway, a $12,000 conditioned pace for Ontario-sired three-year-old fillies....read on

Five For Monti At Batavia

September 25, 2019:

Frequent flyer miles between the Red Mile, Plainridge Park and Batavia Downs have certainly kept driver Drew Monti sharp as a tack....read on

Southwind Falcon Soars At Saratoga

September 25, 2019:

Vernon Downs invader Southwind Falcon is in the midst of a sensational stretch at Saratoga Casino Hotel, scoring his fourth consecutive win on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 25)....read on

DSBF Trotters Complete Second Leg

September 25, 2019:

Favourites prevailed in three of four $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) second-leg divisions for two-year-old trotters at Harrington Raceway on Wednesday evening (Sept. 25)....read on

Steacy In Johnston Cup Hunt

September 25, 2019:

Shawn Steacy heads into Friday night’s (Sept. 27) two-year-old Grassroots Semi-Finals at Woodbine Mohawk Park sitting second in the Ontario Sires Stakes trainer standings, just four points behind leader Gregg McNair....read on

NSHRIA Meeting Advisory

September 25, 2019:

Members of the Nova Scotia Harness Racing Industry Association are advised of the meeting taking place Thursday (Sept. 26)....read on

'Askmelater' Fastest In Keystone Classic

September 25, 2019:

Askmelater Hanover rolled to the front and easily turned back the late challenge of Saxon to score in 1:55.2, fastest of all in Wednesday’s (Sept. 25) $90,299 Keystone Classic at The Meadows....read on

Final Dream Reaches In Philly Feature

September 25, 2019:

Despite an absence from racing of 33 days, the Cantab Hall gelding Final Dream showed he was ready for his opposition in the $16,000 trotting feature on the Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 25) card at Harrah’s Philadelphia, going by late to post a 1:56.2 victory....read on

Trip Hammer No Surprise To Sobey

September 25, 2019:

On a ravishing fall Sunday afternoon where favourites tumbled and fell like matchstick houses in a windstorm, Trip Hammer posted the biggest upset of them all. To just about everyone not named Nathan Sobey, that is....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

September 25, 2019:

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

Master Storyteller At Harness Museum

September 25, 2019:

Usher in fall with master storyteller Jonathan Kruk at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame on Monday, October 14, 2019 as he brings to life Washington Irving’s classic tale of the Headless Horseman and Ichabod Crane....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

September 25, 2019:

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

Stakes Finals At Freehold Saturday

September 25, 2019:

Freehold Raceway's got a great 12-race card on tap for Saturday (Sept. 28). The afternoon action will be highlighted by a pair of stakes for two-year-old pacers, which will serve as the co-features....read on

Juvenile Fillies Set For Bluegrass Friday

September 25, 2019:

Two-year-old trotting and pacing fillies will be front and centre during this Friday’s (Sept. 27) live program at the Red Mile. A total of $610,500 in purses will be on the line in the Bluegrass, which will be contested over a total of six divisions....read on

Gingras On Dayton Derby Drives

September 25, 2019:

Yannick Gingras will head to Hollywood Dayton Raceway looking to sweep Friday’s Grand Circuit stakes at the Ohio oval with morning line favourite Mission Accepted in the Dayton Trotting Derby and second choice This Is The Plan in the Dayton Pacing Derby....read on

Forged Steel Tops Buckeye Classic Sale

September 25, 2019:

Forged Steel, a colt by Domethatagain, was the sale topper at Tuesday’s (Sept. 24) fifth annual Buckeye Classic Yearling Sale, conducted by the Hoosier Classic Sale Company at the Champions Center Expo in Springfield, Ohio....read on

Jane Ann Thomson Bell Passes

September 25, 2019:

Jane Ann Thomson Bell, 79, passed away in Middletown, DE on Saturday, September 21, 2019 with her family by her side....read on

‘Burn Out’ Looking To Drop And Pop

September 25, 2019:

Burn Out Hanover will be taking a drop down from the Invitational ranks this week, and thus he will have a target squarely on his back as the one to beat in the Thursday evening (Sept. 26) feature at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Coulter Ready To Defend WFD Title

September 25, 2019:

“I’ve had a great summer and (am) looking forward to the fall… I took a different approach (this summer) with less work and more family time. That being said, I’m fresh for the fall and ready to go.”...read on

Realizing Dreams With 'Norton'

September 25, 2019:

“It was my opinion to put him in [the Yonkers International Trot] because he’s now arrived at the top. He’s been racing this year against good competition and he almost beat them quite often… It’s impressive to race in America. It’s the next step in my vision. We are really proud about it.”...read on

Symes: A Success Story In The Making

September 25, 2019:

“It can be an emotional rollercoaster. The highs are high and the lows can be low. You have to learn how to turn the page. But through it all, it’s very, very rewarding at the end of the day.”...read on

'Shes Magic', 'Wine Rack' Win In OSS Gold

September 24, 2019:

Jula Shes Magic and Wine Rack Hanover arrived at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Tuesday evening (Sept. 24) sitting in a tie for fifteenth in the two-year-old trotting filly Gold Series standings....read on

Azure Seelster Strolls At Flamboro

September 24, 2019:

Jacques Dupont trainee Azure Seelster secured the front early and sped to a 1:53.1 victory in the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs on Tuesday, Sept. 24....read on

Dont Think Twice A Takes Pocono Feature

September 24, 2019:

Armbro Operative mare Dont Think Twice A became the first favourite to win during the Tuesday, Sept. 24 card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, using the 'Pocono Pike' to take both the $21,500 featured pace for mares and a mark of 1:51.1....read on

Grand Circuit Heads To The Red Mile

September 24, 2019:

The annual fortnight of Grand Circuit racing at The Red Mile begins on Thursday, Sept. 26 with three divisions of the $315,500 Bluegrass Stakes for two-year-old trotting colts....read on

Freehold To Host NJ Futurity Splits Fri.

September 24, 2019:

Stakes action will continue at Freehold Raceway on Friday (Sept. 27), when the track will play host to three trotting stakes....read on

Pinske’s Grand Circuit Training Debut

September 24, 2019:

After finally getting to spend an entire winter in Florida working with his family’s racehorses, Carter Pinske knew it was what he wanted to do full time. So, when the season was ready to begin, Pinske followed a group of those horses to trainer Richard ‘Nifty’ Norman’s stable, where he worked as an assistant for Norman in New Jersey, Canada, and now Kentucky....read on

Marks Lowered In Keystone Classic

September 24, 2019:

Next Level Stuff and Perth Angel De Vie each jogged to convincing victories — and life marks — in Tuesday’s Keystone Classic for two-year-old trotting fillies at the Meadows....read on

Update From The Meadowlands

September 24, 2019:

Major Standardbred yearling sales are on the horizon, and given that owners and horsepeople will be making important decision in the coming months, the Meadowlands Racetrack has released an update to the industry. The update pertains to the use of lasix at the track, the length of the 2020 ‘Big M’ meet, and the scheduling of some of the Meadowlands major stakes....read on

Dayton Trotting, Pacing Derbies Set

September 24, 2019:

Battle lines have been drawn for Friday’s $171,250 Dayton Trotting Derby as well as the $151,750 Dayton Pacing Derby at Hollywood Dayton Raceway....read on

Monday Round Barn Fundraiser Set

September 24, 2019:

If you plan to be in Lexington for the yearling sale or racing at the Red Mile, plan to attend the annual fundraiser for the historic Round Barn....read on

Southwind Ozzi Climbs Weekly Poll

September 24, 2019:

Little Brown Jug winner Southwind Ozzi climbed the rankings in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Poll....read on

Rock Out At The ‘Big M’

September 24, 2019:

The Meadowlands Racetrack is encouraging fans to come out to eat, drink and rock out in support of breast cancer awareness month on Saturday, October 5....read on


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