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McNair Earns Fifth Johnston Cup

October 15, 2021:

Gregg McNair will harness four horses on Saturday’s $1.8 million Super Final night at Woodbine Mohawk Park, capping off his fifth Johnston Cup-winning season as the Ontario Sires Stakes program’s leading trainer....read on

Alberta Super Finals Set For Sunday

October 15, 2021:

Alberta's brightest stars will battle for divisional supremacy on Sunday, Oct. 17 as Century Downs hosts the $240,000 Alberta Sires Stakes Super Finals....read on

ID Tech At Hippodrome 3R

October 15, 2021:

SC Identification Technician Daniel St-Jacques will be at Hippodrome 3R on Sunday (Oct. 17) to microchip all racehorses that have not yet been microchipped....read on

Cowboy Logic Outside In Feature

October 15, 2021:

After a superb performance in his latest start, Cowboy Logic has the outside in the Saturday (Oct. 16) top event at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Bugsy Maguire Heads To Summerside

October 15, 2021:

Bugsy Maguire will make the trek to Prince County Monday (Oct. 18) and will attempt to best four foes at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

ID Technician In Nova Scotia, PEI

October 13, 2021:

Standardbred Canada Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be at Truro Raceway on Sunday (Oct. 17) to microchip all racehorses that have not yet been microchipped....read on

WTCI EDGE Program Visits Winbak

October 15, 2021:

On Friday (Oct. 15) close to 30 representatives of the World Trade Center Institute (WTCI) toured Winbak Farm....read on

Team Athearn Sweeps Plainridge Trots

October 15, 2021:

Driver Matty "Ice" Athearn, trainer Gretchen Athearn and owner William Phipps teamed up to take the top two trots of the week at Plainridge Park on Friday afternoon (Oct. 15)....read on

Toronto Impressive At Philly Friday

October 15, 2021:

The Always B Miki sophomore gelding Toronto sat just off of a torrid midrace battle, moved to the lead at the three-quarters, and then drew away to take a new sub-1:50 mark in the $14,400 featured pace at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Friday afternoon....read on

Im The Muscle Flexes At Freehold

October 15, 2021:

Im The Muscle was on the muscle at Freehold Raceway on Friday (Oct. 15), as he won the Preferred Handicap trot by three quarters of a length....read on

Fillies Face Courageous Lady 'Test'

October 15, 2021:

After each winning with one of the season’s top miles in their most recent starts, Test Of Faith and Irish-bred import Oakwoodanabella meet in a field of seven in Saturday’s $100,000 Courageous Lady Stakes for three-year-old female pacers at MGM Northfield Park....read on

Lyons Sentinel, Venerable Tighten

October 15, 2021:

The top two Standardbreds in the current Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll — Lyons Sentinel and Venerable — were in action during a qualifying session on Friday (Oct. 15) at The Meadowlands Racetrack, and both of those performers will head into 2021 Breeders Crown in top form....read on

Crown Next For Beach Glass?

October 14, 2021:

The title of being the nation’s fastest male freshman of 2021 now belongs to Beach Glass thanks to the 1:51.1 smokeshow he produced Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Sophomores In Fraser Spotlight

October 15, 2021:

Three-year-olds were out in full force Thursday evening at Fraser Downs as the colts sparred in a set of $15,000 divisions of the Robert Murphy Memorial while the fillies butted heads in a pair of $15,000 splits of the Mary Murphy....read on

Season’s Mark For I Wish You Well

October 14, 2021:

Alfie Carroll turned a two-hole trip into a speedy score with I Wish You Well in Thursday’s $13,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 at Flamboro Downs....read on

No Contest At Mohawk Park

October 14, 2021:

The sixth race on Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park was ruled a 'No Contest' by the AGCO Judges as a result of a fallen horse shortly after the starting gate sped away from the field....read on

Charlottetown Open To Daisy River

October 14, 2021:

Daisy River was the boss in the Thursday evening Open Trot at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park as part of a four-win performance by driver Jason Hughes....read on

Berube Bags Five At Rideau

October 14, 2021:

Driver Pascal Berube won early and often during Thursday’s 11-race card at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Owners On Fun Ride With OSS Stars

October 14, 2021:

When a horse puts together the kind of season Ontario Sires Stakes two-year-old stars Adare Castle, Duly Resolved, Prohibition Legal and Stonebridge Helios have, the experience is a once-in-a-lifetime journey to embrace with both arms, whether you own one or 100 per cent....read on

Harness The Hope At Leamington Sunday

October 14, 2021:

Leamington Raceway has announced it will be hosting a women’s driving challenge this Sunday, Oct. 17 as part of its fifth annual Leamington Ladies' Day supporting Harness the Hope....read on

Smith "Still In Awe" After Filly Futurity

October 14, 2021:

“Just to be in it was one thing. To win it, it’s a feeling I don’t think I will ever feel again just because of the importance and the surprise of it and everything that went into it."...read on

Indiana Champs Set To Be Crowned

October 15, 2021:

Harrah’s Hoosier Park will offer their richest night of racing this season on Friday, October 15 with the annual Hoosier Champions Night....read on

Records Toppled At Hollywood Dayton

October 15, 2021:

Two track records were lowered in the two top trotting events on the Thursday program at Hollywood Dayton Raceway....read on

Grand Slam For Givem The Goo

October 14, 2021:

The Googoo Gaagaa sophomore gelding Givem The Goo took his fourth straight race on Thursday afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia, handling a step-up to $14,400 company and still winning the feature easily in 1:56.2....read on

Plainridge Feature To The Bird Dance N

October 14, 2021:

A prolific performer since landing in North America earlier this year, The Bird Dance N took flight once again on Thursday afternoon in the $25,000 Winners-Over Handicap pacing feature at Plainridge Park and came out victorious for the seventh time this year....read on

'Chaos' Upsets In Meadows Open

October 14, 2021:

The longest shot on the board at 11-1, Keystone Chaos circled the field late to pull off the upset in Thursday’s $16,000 Open Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

KY Commission Issues Shipping Warning

October 14, 2021:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) issued a warning on Thursday, Oct. 14 to licensees regarding recent reports of inhumane, dangerous, and sometimes lethal practices used in transporting horses internationally, via cargo ship, from the United States....read on

New Name For Meadows Casino

October 14, 2021:

The Meadows Casino will soon be known as Hollywood Casino at the Meadows, with the name change becoming official on Friday, Oct. 15 as part of its flagship company's transition....read on

Signed 'Beach' Books Available Saturday

October 14, 2021:

Fans can stop by the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame display at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday, Oct. 16 to purchase a copy of Somebeachsomewhere: The Harness Racing Legend from a One-Horse Stable by Canadian author Marjorie Simmins....read on

JMs Finaltreasure Streaks Into NJ Final

October 14, 2021:

In two starts at Freehold Raceway this season, JMs Finaltreasure hasn't had an anxious moment. This Saturday (Oct. 16), he'll look to add to his Freehold credentials in the final of the New Jersey Sire Stakes-Standardbred Development Fund Series....read on

Top Saint John Pacers Face Off Saturday

October 14, 2021:

Saturday's card at Exhibition Park Raceway, presented by Horse Racing New Brunswick, will see two of the hottest pacers at the Saint John track lock heads in the day's feature: Little Manny vs. Woodmere Ideal Art....read on

Last Call For Equine Guelph’s Sickness Prevention Course

October 14, 2021:

Time is running out to register for Equine Guelph’s online short course on “Sickness Prevention in Horses” that runs from October 18-29....read on

Marino, Campbell Double In Millbank

October 14, 2021:

Trainer Jim Marino and driver Brandon Campbell teamed up to take two of Wednesday's (Oct. 13) four opening-round $15,000 Millbank Memorial events for rookie pacers at Fraser Downs....read on

Unity Dominates Autumn Series Prelim

October 13, 2021:

Unity ($4.20) delivered a 9-1/4-length beatdown on her seven rivals to capture the first of three $8,500 opening-round Autumn Series divisions on Wednesday night (Oct. 13) at Flamboro Downs, and take speed honours among the two dozen Ontario-sired pacing fillies who competed by way of a sparkling 1:56.3 performance....read on

Harrisburg Supplement Closes Monday

October 13, 2021:

Officials from the Standardbred Horse Sales Co. remind industry participants that supplemental entries for the Harrisburg Mixed Sale will close at the end of business hours on Monday (Oct. 18)....read on

Morrill Sweeps Batavia Distaff Features

October 13, 2021:

Jim Morrill Jr. remains flaming hot at Batavia Downs, having swept both Open Paces on Wednesday night's (Oct. 13) program at the Genesee County track....read on

'Skyr' Scores; Davis Wins Five

October 13, 2021:

Ginger Tree Skyr ($17.40, Corey Callahan) was a wire-to-wire winner in 1:55.4 in the $17,000 featured conditioned trot Wednesday (Oct. 13) at Harrington Raceway....read on

Team Desperate Man Open House

October 13, 2021:

John & Kathy Cecchin, Paul & Nikki Davies, Trevor & Shannon Henry and 2021 North America Cup winner Desperate Man are inviting the harness racing industry to an open house this weekend....read on

Chronicles Of A Century Race Day

October 13, 2021:

"It's a lot of things [horse racing] but never boring. We are like postmen — rain or shine we race."...read on

Stage Set For OSS Super Finals

October 12, 2021:

The regular season is officially in the rear-view mirror for the brightest stars in the Ontario Sires Stakes program as they get set to do battle in eight Super Finals events this Saturday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Northfield Photographer Zamaiko Retires

October 13, 2021:

For the past 12 years, Jeff Zamaiko has been a mainstay at the Northfield Park winner's circle as the track photographer, where he has celebrated over 40,000 winners....read on

Oakes Expected To Plead Guilty

October 13, 2021:

According to a story by Byron King in BloodHorse magazine, indicted harness trainer Chris Oakes “is expected to enter a guilty plea Oct. 20 in a U.S. District Court on charges related to purchasing, selling, and distributing PEDs.”...read on

Breeders Crown Supplements Due

October 13, 2021:

The deadline for potential supplements to the three-year-old and older Breeders Crown races and for all eligible horses to declare in to the $6.6 million year-end championship events at the Meadowlands Racetrack is right around the corner....read on

Siegelman 'Crown' Collection Drops Soon

October 13, 2021:

Siegelman Stable and the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown continue their 2021 partnership, which resulted in a sellout of their Hambletonian collaboration this past July....read on

USTA Applauds Leaders Supporting SAFE

October 13, 2021:

The U.S. Trotting Association (USTA) has sent a letter of support for the Save America’s Forgotten Equines (SAFE) Act of 2021 to Congressional leaders...read on

Southwind Petyr Soars Over Yonkers

October 13, 2021:

Southwind Petyr, driven by Jason Bartlett for trainer Mark Harder, matched Jimmy Freight's track record for a three-year-old colt pacer on Tuesday night (October 12) at Yonkers Raceway by winning in 1:50.3....read on

'Swagger' Nabs A Two-Bagger

October 12, 2021:

Hes Got Swagger blew away a group of conditioned foes in front-stepping fashion to finish up the month of September at Grand River Raceway, but it was a two-hole trip that helped propel him to a second straight score in Tuesday’s $10,000 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Open Repeat For Icy Blue Scooter

October 12, 2021:

The betting public at Century Downs was all over Icy Blue Scooter in his quest to double up in Tuesday’s $8,100 Open Pace, and the veteran gelding didn’t disappoint his backers....read on

Paul Bernard Passes

October 12, 2021:

Longtime Standardbred owner Paul Bernard of Saint-Hyacinthe, Que. passed away on October 2, 2021 at the age of 96....read on

Test Of Faith To Courageous Lady

October 12, 2021:

Leading divisional U.S. Horse of the Year candidate Test Of Faith will look to continue her streak of Grand Circuit stakes wins in Saturday night’s (Oct. 16) $100,000 Courageous Lady for three-year-old filly pacers at MGM Northfield Park....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

October 14, 2021:

The Grand Circuit's weekly overview highlights the upcoming stop at Northfield Park....read on

New Racing Database For Britain, Ireland

October 12, 2021:

A new database has been announced to be built to help professionalise the Standardbred industry in both Britain and Ireland....read on

Jujubee, Atlanta Crack Top 10 Rankings

October 12, 2021:

Kentucky Futurity winner Jujubee and world record-setting female trotter Atlanta were newcomers to this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll Top 10....read on

Meadowlands To Host NHC Qualifier

October 12, 2021:

The Meadowlands Racetrack is hosting a live-money National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) qualifying event on Saturday, Oct. 16 that will provide two seats to the NHC final in Las Vegas, to be held January 28-30, 2022....read on

Betting Line To Stand In Ontario

October 12, 2021:

Winbak Farm of Canada announced on Tuesday that Betting Line, p, 2, 1:51.4s; 3, 1:47.2f ($2,238,518), will be joining the 2022 stallion lineup....read on

American Courage Sidelined

October 12, 2021:

The connections of American Courage have announced the Messenger Stakes champion has been sidelined for the remainder of the season....read on

Mohawk's Tuesday Qualifiers Complete

October 12, 2021:

Woodbine Mohawk Park hosted a short five-race qualifying session this week on Tuesday morning (Oct. 12)....read on

Perfetto Pops In Preferred

October 11, 2021:

Trainer-driver Dagfin Henriksen asserted Perfetto on the point and held the lead with every step to score a half-length victory in the $34,000 Preferred Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday (Oct. 11)....read on

Atlantic Champions Crowned

October 10, 2021:

Woodmere Stealdeal capped off the Weekend of Champion defending his Atlantic Breeders Crown title on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 10) at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Jujubee Giant On Mainstage In Futurity

October 10, 2021:

Conditioner Greg Wright Jr. gave the public a taste of his trotting star Jujubee on Hambletonian Day following a strong campaign in the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes. A 1:49.4 winner on the sport’s biggest stage, Jujubee took a $75,000 shot at the $561,000 Kentucky Futurity and fired a 1:49.3 victory on Sunday (Oct. 10) at The Red Mile....read on

Red Mile Grand Circuit Meet Concludes

October 10, 2021:

The Grand Circuit meet at The Red Mile concluded on Sunday, Oct. 10, with a stakes-filled card featuring the 129th edition of the $561,000 Kentucky Futurity and world record performances....read on

2021 Grassroots Finals Complete

October 9, 2021:

The Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series came to a close for 2021 with an evening of nearly half-a-million dollars in purses for the eight divisions on Saturday (Oct. 9) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

County Line Cred Tops Close To Lexington Sale

October 9, 2021:

The Downbytheseaside colt County Line Cred brought the highest price of the 148 yearlings sent through the ring of the final session for the 2021 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale on Saturday night (Oct. 9)....read on

SC Rewind: Kawartha Memories

October 9, 2021:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith strolls back in time to recall some of the highlights of the 1983 season at Kawartha Downs....read on

Ontario Racetrack Capacity Limits Lifted

October 8, 2021:

The Government of Ontario announced on Friday, Oct. 8 that it will be lifting capacity limits in select indoor and outdoor settings where proof of vaccination for COVID-19 is required, including horse racing tracks....read on

Doug 'Sonny' Rankin Passes

October 8, 2021:

The harness racing community has lost one of its longstanding members as Standardbred horseman Douglas “Sonny” Rankin passed away on October 6, 2021, at the age of 76....read on

Andover Hall Retired From Stud Duty

October 8, 2021:

Hanover Shoe Farms has announced that World Champion Andover Hall has been retired from stallion duty....read on

Record-Setting Atlantic Classic Sale

October 8, 2021:

Legendary was the only way to describe the 2021 Atlantic Classic Yearling Sale as it smashed nearly every record on Friday afternoon (Oct. 8) in Crapaud, P.E.I....read on

O'Sullivan New Mohawk Race Secretary

October 8, 2021:

On Friday (Oct. 8) Woodbine Entertainment announced Tony O’Sullivan has been named the new Race Secretary for Woodbine Standardbred racing....read on

Breeders Crown Schedule Of Events

October 8, 2021:

The Hambletonian Society has released a schedule of events for the 2021 Breeders Crown, including updated post times for the championships and details on related festivities....read on

Manchego Retired

October 7, 2021:

Manchego, a multiple Dan Patch Award winner and world record holder, has been retired, owner Barry Guariglia of Black Horse Racing said Thursday....read on

Send Us Your 2022 Calendar Submissions

October 7, 2021:

Do you enjoy taking photos of horses and anything that shows off harness racing? Are you an amateur or professional photographer or just someone who loves to take photos? If this sounds like you, keep reading!...read on

Rideau Race Date Changes Approved

October 6, 2021:

The Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has approved the application made by Rideau Carleton Raceway to amend the 2021 race date schedule....read on

COSA, TROT Fantasy Stable Update

October 5, 2021:

With the Ontario Sires Stakes regular season wrapped up and the Grand Circuit in high gear at The Red Mile, the standings for the 2021 COSA and TROT Magazine Fantasy Stables are approaching some very crucial events....read on

Sample Residue Release Policy Revised

October 4, 2021:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) has reviewed its document, "CPMA Policy Paper P-006, Sample Residue Release" and revised the policy to add greater clarity. The revised policy is effective today (Monday, Oct. 4)....read on

Caretaker Appreciation Day Events In Video & Photo Contest Winner

October 1, 2021:

The fourth National Caretaker Appreciation Day was very well received at 10 racetracks, multiple stables and farms across the country during the week of Sept 20-26....read on

October's Calendar Photographer

October 1, 2021:

First-time calendar photographer Melanie Weisenberg of Guelph, Ont., captured this adorable fall photo at Overseas Farms in Puslinch....read on

Quebec Mare Residency Forms Available

August 29, 2021:

The 2021 enrollment forms for the Quebec Mare Residency Program are now available....read on

Register Foals Early And Save!

July 24, 2021:

Did you know that the foal registration deadline is December 31 of the foaling year BUT you can save money by applying early?...read on

English / French Online Entry Resources

July 11, 2021:

Avez-vous besoin d’aide pour utiliser le libre-service d’inscription en ligne de SC? Do you need assistance with using SC’s Self Serve Online Entry?...read on

Trainers: Make Your Entries Online 24-7!

June 9, 2021:

Standardbred Canada’s FREE Self-Serve online entry program is available for trainers to enter horses to race and quality, and it’s available 24-7! Racetracks across the country are requesting that trainers use Self-Serve....read on

Harness Racing COVID-19 Updates

March 14, 2020:

The most up to date information from the North American harness racing industry pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic is located here. Coverage includes news, closures and access changes....read on


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