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Anniversary Coolers At Plainridge

April 1, 2019:

Members of the Harness Horseman’s Association of New England (HHANE) that will be racing at Plainridge Park may be going home with a special anniversary award as the season gets underway....read on

New 'Big M' Open Races Announced

April 1, 2019:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has announced a series of races for Open pacers and trotters, designed to provide races during those weeks where there are no stakes for the older horses....read on

Weiss Series Kicking Off This Week

April 1, 2019:

The Bobby Weiss Series, the traditional early-season contests at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono that often bring a focus to developing stars, will get underway this week....read on

Trotting Is Jokić’s First Love

April 1, 2019:

Anyone that has followed the NBA over the past few seasons is well aware that the Denver Nuggets’ all-star center Nikola Jokić is truly coming into his own. His primary focus may be on the court, but when you watch the dynamic big man discuss his trotter, it's obvious that a good portion of his heart will always be at the track....read on

Winning Shadow Shoots To Pocono Score

March 31, 2019:

The four-year-old Credit Winner gelding Winning Shadow worked out a sweet pocket trip, then rallied up the famed Pocono Pike to win in 1:55.1 in the $21,500 featured trot Sunday evening, March 31 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

National Debt Rebounds At Rideau

March 31, 2019:

Finishing second in the $8,100 Preferred Pace after winning at the class in his two starts prior, Yves Tessier-trainee National Debt returned to the Rideau Carleton winner's circle with a 1:55 win in the top class on Sunday, March 31....read on

Absolut Seelster Repeats At Flamboro

March 31, 2019:

Off a win in the $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Trot at Flamboro Downs last week, Absolut Seelster returned to the Dundas oval to take the feature again going wire to wire in 2:00 on Sunday, March 31....read on

Lady Neigh Neigh Nabs Bath Memorial

March 31, 2019:

Away third, second-betting choice Lady Neigh Neigh brushed to the top passing three-quarters and coasted to a three-and-a-half length, 1:53.1 victory to capture the $75,000 Penny Bath Memorial Final on Sunday, March 31 at Fraser Downs....read on

Retros Mystery Motors At Century

March 31, 2019:

Securing the lead from post two, Retros Mystery withstood first-over pressure from Phanatical Maniac to take the $8,100 featured pace at Century Downs in 1:54.3 on the Sunday, March 31 program....read on

'Avaline' Avails In Owens Memorial

March 31, 2019:

Heavily-favoured Avaline Hanover, a Dragon Again filly making just her eighth start, won the $20,000 championship leg of the George ‘Red’ Owens Memorial Series in convincing fashion at Miami Valley on Sunday afternoon, March 31....read on

Recovery Harness Being Developed

March 31, 2019:

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers are working with RMD Engineering Inc. of Saskatoon to create a unique harness designed to help in the recovery and rehabilitation of horses from limb injuries....read on

Napolitano Records Sunday Six-Bagger

March 31, 2019:

Following a driving grand slam on Friday's (March 29) opening card at Harrah's Philadelphia, defending driving champion George Napolitano Jr. again asserted his dominance by posting six wins during Sunday afternoon's (March 31) 12-race card....read on

Wings Of Royalty Soars At Saratoga

March 31, 2019:

Wings Of Royalty, by RC Royalty, had a pair of third-place finishes to begin his season at Saratoga Casino Hotel, and he was looking to notch a victory in the track’s Open Trot on Sunday (March 31)....read on

Updated: Lorne Brethour Passes

March 31, 2019:

Standardbred horseman Lorne Brethour passed away peacefully, at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ont., on Friday, March 29, 2019, at the age of 82....read on

Canada's Best Race Call Finalists

March 31, 2019:

After starting with 48 of the most exciting races in Canadian harness racing, the two finalists have been established in the quest to crown Canada's Best Race Call. Vote now to determine the champion!....read on

Against All Odds

March 31, 2019:

Born a twin who weighed less than 30 lbs, and whose sibling had died before the breeders even knew that another foal was about to emerge, Marvtherat was so small that he couldn’t even break through the placenta. Seven years later, the homebred continues to persevere....read on / continuer à lire

Stratton Struts In Levy's Third Round

March 31, 2019:

Jordan Stratton’s Saturday night began with some bad news, as former George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series winner Bit Of A Legend N was scratched with what trainer Peter Tritton described as “a serious quarter crack" that is "going to take some time.” Undaunted, Stratton went on to win two of the evening’s third-round events, both with certified Free-For-All bombardiers....read on

Highalator Hurries To Repeat Score

March 31, 2019:

For a second consecutive start, no one could keep up with Highalator at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Mykindachip Choo Choos At Miami

March 31, 2019:

Despite heavy rainfall and strong winds, veteran pacer Mykindachip turned back eight rivals to capture the $25,000 Open I feature at Miami Valley Raceway on Saturday, March 30....read on

Stars Align Takes Saratoga Feature

March 31, 2019:

Stars Align N shipped from Yonkers and ventured first over to take the Open Pace At Saratoga Casino Hotel on Saturday, March 30....read on

'Traceur' Triumphs; Record Jackpot Hi-5

March 30, 2019:

Sent the 7-5 favourite, Traceur Hanover brushed to the lead past the half and held off a late challenge from Physicallyinclined to take the $34,000 Preferred Pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday, March 30. The card also featured a mandatory payout for the Jackpot Hi-5, which handled a record $2.8 million....read on

Manceiver Makes Haste At Buffalo

March 30, 2019:

Manceiver wasted no time in re-establishing himself at Buffalo Raceway, as he wired the field in 1:56.4 over the 'sloppy' track in the $11,000 Open Handicap Pace on a rainy Saturday night (March 30)....read on

$30K Guaranteed Pick 4 Thursday At Hoosier

March 30, 2019:

After a successful opening night of the 2019 live harness racing season on Friday, March 29, Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $30,000 Guaranteed Pick 4 sequence when live racing resumes on Thursday, April 4. The Pick-4 sequence went unsolved on both Friday and Saturday as longshots prevailed and put an interesting spin on the opening weekend action. An $11,707.42 carryover will kick-start the $30,000 Guaranteed Pool set for Thursday....read on

Pappy Go Go Sets Season Standard

March 30, 2019:

Pappy Go Go posted the fastest trotting time anywhere in North America during 2019 when he won in 1:52 on Saturday, March 30 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, doing so with a 12-and-three-quarter-length victory....read on

War Filly First At Flamboro

March 30, 2019:

From start to finish, War Filly controlled the pace and, despite pressure from parked-out Southwind Ion, won the $8,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace by three lengths on the Saturday, March 30 card at Flamboro Downs....read on

North America Cup Eligibles Tighten

March 30, 2019:

A pair of North America Cup-eligible pacing colts put forth impressive miles during qualifying action on Saturday (March 30)....read on

Ruling On Appeal Panel Jurisdiction

March 30, 2019:

On Friday (March 29) a Judicial Review Panel issued its decision regarding a case involving the jurisdiction of the Horse Racing Appeal Panel....read on

It's Charlottetown Vs. Summerside

March 30, 2019:

One finalist has been established and one finalist will be determined as the voting on Canada's Best Race Call continues....read on

SC Rewind: The Armbro Name

March 30, 2019:

In this week's 'Rewind' column Robert Smith recalls the Armbro name, undoubtedly the best known and respected name ever associated with Canadian harness racing....read on

Record Mile For Outlawgrabbingears

March 30, 2019:

Outlawgrabbingears turned in a thoroughly dominant performance Friday evening at Fraser Downs in winning the $75,000 Keith Linton Memorial for three-year-old colt and geldings pacers, and in doing so the colt stretched his winning streak to five in a row....read on

Oceania Overwhelms Her Foes Again

March 30, 2019:

Drawing the outside post position nine proved to provide no problem for the red-hot Oceania in the Friday night feature at the Meadowlands, a high-class conditioned pace for fillies and mares....read on

Logical Winners In Matchmaker

March 29, 2019:

Yonkers Raceway’s Blue Chip Matchmaker offered up the third of five preliminary rounds Friday night....read on

Double A Mint Dominates Again

March 29, 2019:

The winning streak is now four-in-a-row and counting for distaffer Double A Mint thanks to her dominant score in Friday’s $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Miami Magic For Big Bad Jane

March 29, 2019:

Big Bad Jane won her second straight Mares Open Pace and third race in a row in O-hi-o on Friday night at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

Dancin Yankee Delivers In Preferred

March 29, 2019:

Millionaire Dancin Yankee fired out for the lead and had little trouble with the field or the sloppy surface, cruising to victory in a sharp 1:53 in Friday’s $18,000 Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

SBOANJ To Cancel Bonus Payment

March 29, 2019:

The SBOANJ would like to inform horsepeople of a miscommunication between the Meadowlands and the SBOANJ regarding the one per cent payment to horses finishing sixth through tenth....read on

AGCO Issues Notices To Industry

March 29, 2019:

On Friday (March 29) the Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) released three Information Bulletins regarding concussions, claiming and race-day medication....read on

Philly Kicks Off 2019 Season

March 29, 2019:

The most impressive winner on Friday afternoon’s 2019 opener at Harrah’s Philadelphia didn’t come in the race with the biggest purse -- but any time you can call yourself the fastest three-year-old trotter in all of North America, regardless of size of track, you deserve to be at the front of the story....read on

Qualifiers Set For Northside Downs

March 29, 2019:

The Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission has approved upcoming qualifying sessions for Northside Downs....read on

Strangles Reported In New Brunswick

March 29, 2019:

The Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System has reported a horse has tested positive for strangles in New Brunswick....read on

A Fitting Kirschenbaum Pace Winner

March 29, 2019:

"It was very gratifying to win the Alan Kirschenbaum, since he was a good friend of mine. We played golf every chance we got when he came up to Sacramento and he was a great guy -- funny and smart, not to mention a pretty good golfer."...read on

Jackpot Hi-5 Mandatory Payout Saturday

March 29, 2019:

The words ‘Mandatory Payout’ always spark the attention of horseplayers, which means all eyes will be on Saturday’s tenth race at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Race Calls Reaches Final Four

March 29, 2019:

After starting with 48 races, the field to determine Canada's Best Race Call has now been reduced to its final four....read on

Marohn On Yonkers Depth, Stakes Drives

March 29, 2019:

“You can take any regular at Yonkers [Raceway] and put them at a lot of other tracks and they’re going to be leading driver, if not very close to it.”...read on

Baseball Theme At Mohawk Park

March 28, 2019:

It was opening day for Major League Baseball, and fittingly there was a strong ‘baseball’ theme in play during Thursday’s program at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Matchmaker, Levy Continue At Yonkers

March 28, 2019:

The glasses are half-full for some and half-empty for others - 40 per cent of the way in....read on

Hoosier Set To Kick Off Meet

March 28, 2019:

Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will kick off the 26th season of live harness racing on Friday evening with a total of 14-races, highlighted by full fields and quality racing....read on

Schwartz Scores In Spring Trotting Series

March 28, 2019:

The third leg of the NAADA spring trotting series was contested at Monticello Raceway on the pleasant Thursday afternoon and when the judges declared the race official Alan Schwartz and his sturdy charge, Ladys Big Stormont, emerged victorious....read on

Flamboro Preferred To Lady Caterina

March 28, 2019:

Heavily-favoured Late Caterina was treated to a dreamy, two-hole trip in Thursday’s $8,500 Preferred 3 for trotters at Flamboro Downs, and she didn’t let it go to waste....read on

'Can-Am Pick 4' Charges Into Week Two

March 28, 2019:

The second edition of the ‘Can-Am Pick 4’ at Woodbine Mohawk Park and The Meadowlands is set for this Friday and coming in hot after a strong debut....read on


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