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2021’s Stallion Leaders

January 5, 2022:

Several of 2020’s top stallions continued to reign supreme over the sport through the 2021 season, while other sires broke through to dominate the harness racing ranks through their progeny....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

Signed 'Beach' Books Available Saturday

September 10, 2021:

Stop by the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame display at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday, September 11 to purchase your copy of “Somebeachsomewhere: The Harness Racing Legend from a One-Horse Stable” by Canadian author Marjorie Simmins....read on

'Beach' Books Selling At Clinton, Hanover

September 2, 2021:

Harness racing fans can stop by the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame display at Hanover Raceway on Saturday, Sept. 4 or Clinton Raceway on Sunday, Sept. 5 to purchase a copy of Somebeachsomewhere: The Harness Racing Legend from a One-Horse Stable by Canadian author Marjorie Simmins....read on

MacDonell Book Signing At Industry Day

July 30, 2021:

Harness racing fans are invited to join the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame at Grand River Raceway’s Industry Day, Monday (Aug. 2) from 2-3 p.m., for a special autograph session with CHRHF 2020 Inductee Paul MacDonell....read on

'Beach' Virtual Book Launch Live

May 25, 2021:

The virtual launch of Somebeachsomewhere: The Harness Racing Legend from a One-Horse Stable is slated for Tuesday (May 25) — what would have been "Beach"'s 16th birthday — is now live....read on

'Beach' Virtual Book Launch Slated

May 21, 2021:

The virtual launch of Somebeachsomewhere: The Harness Racing Legend from a One-Horse Stable is slated for Tuesday (May 25) — what would have been "Beach"'s 16th birthday — at 7:00 p.m. Eastern (8 p.m. Atlantic)....read on

What If Somebeachsomewhere Raced At Four?

April 18, 2021:

Most of us know the story of Somebeachsomewhere, the champion racehorse who destroyed his competition on the track at ages two and three and then retired to a hugely successful stud career before his untimely passing due to cancer. But what if that wasn’t exactly the way it had happened?...read on / continuer à lire

MacGrath Guests On 'Alumni' Show

April 1, 2021:

Brent MacGrath of Nova Scotia, the renowned owner and trainer of the legendary World Champion pacer, Somebeachsomewhere, is this week’s guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show....read on

'Beach' Chronicled In New Book

January 26, 2021:

The stories of many legendary racehorses — Dan Patch and Seabiscuit, to name a couple — have been immortalized in book form in recent decades. This spring, a pacer who captivated Canada a mere 13 years ago will receive a similar tribute....read on

This Year In Stallions

December 29, 2020:

Certain names on the stallion register continued to carry their strong bloodlines through their progeny in the 2020 season, which -- despite larger interruptions to North American harness racing -- managed to exhibit the sport’s finest talent through a condensed stakes calendar....read on

Full Circle For Final 'Beach' Foals

November 21, 2020:

Fourteen years after starting the journey of a lifetime with a Mach Three yearling colt that forever altered the landscape of the Standardbred breed, Brent MacGrath will aim to taste even just a fraction of the success he and his co-owners experienced with the late, great Somebeachsomewhere as his final crop of yearlings recently entered and exited the sales ring....read on

'The Beach' Arrives On Amazon Prime

June 22, 2020:

In exciting news for the harness racing world, Clerisy Entertainment documentary Somebeachsomewhere: Horse of a Lifetime about the legendary stallion Somebeachsomewhere, often referred to as the “Wayne Gretzky of harness racing,” is now available globally outside of Canada on Amazon Prime Video....read on

'Virtual Tack Room' Remembers Careers

May 30, 2020:

Champions of Canadian harness racing were honoured in a trip down memory lane on the final episode of ‘Virtual Tack Room’, a show produced by Universum Media and put on by members of Prince Edward Island’s harness racing industry to shed light on the industry while racing across North America remains dark during the COVID-19 pandemic....read on

Flashback Friday: 2007 Metro Pace

April 10, 2020:

"I was probably in just as much awe as everybody else that was watching him. You look and you’re like, did he really just do (1):49 and a piece? The way he came to the wire, he was strong. I think that’s when the legend really began."...read on


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