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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

'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

Somebeachsomewhere Honoured In N.S.

November 3, 2018:

Despite stormy weather outside, attendance was strong at the Halifax Convention Centre for the 2018 Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame induction ceremonies and the induction of Standardbred legend Somebeachsomewhere...read on

Connections Reflect On 'Beach'

January 14, 2018:

"The people that he exposed us to is probably one of the big things I will remember. The ride he took us on, the way he made us feel when he was racing. I never went into a race thinking he was going to be beat."...read on

Mainstream Feature On ‘The Beach’

July 25, 2016:

It has been years since the great Somebeachsomewhere last set foot on the racetrack, but his throng of supporters continue to be fascinated by the now-stallion. The National Post has stoked that interest to kick off the week, as the publication has run an almost eight-minute feature that has caught up with the pacing star....read on

MacDonell Discusses His ‘Cup’ Shot

June 4, 2014:

They may have set the bar high in 2008 when they teamed up in the Pepsi North America Cup, but Paul MacDonell and Brent MacGrath are hoping to recreate magic in 2014....read on

Groups At Odds Over Truro Raceway

July 26, 2013:

The CBC has reported that two separate groups in Nova Scotia are at odds as to which should operate racing at Truro Raceway....read on

Has Truro Been Saved?

July 12, 2013:

Could there be racing and stabling at Truro Raceway past Sunday? Reports from Nova Scotia indicate that an eleventh hour deal could be in the works to give the 138-year-old facility life beyond this weekend....read on

The 'Beach' Party Continues

November 12, 2012:

After watching pacer Somebeachsomewhere dazzle on the racetrack, winning 20 of 21 career races, earn more than $3.3 million and receive three Horse of the Year Awards, his co-owner/trainer and breeder are both enjoying the horse’s second career as a sire....read on

Big Weekend For 'Beach' Babies

August 31, 2012:

Racing fans have eagerly waited to see the first-crop offspring of the great Somebeachsomewhere hit the track and since bursting onto the scene, it appears that the apples haven’t fallen far from the tree....read on

Are The ‘Odds’ In MacGrath’s Favour?

December 14, 2011:

The best Christmas gift, at least an early one, that owner/trainer Brent MacGrath could have asked for came true when his Weigh The Odds received a favourable post position in one of two $25,000 Valedictory Stakes eliminations set for this Saturday evening at Woodbine Racetrack...read on

MacGrath: “The Burlington Was A Pivotal Race”

June 4, 2011:

While some of this year’s top sophomore pacing colts are making last minute preparations for tonight’s first edition of Somebeachsomewhere Stakes, formerly the Burlington Stakes, trainer Brent MacGrath has reflected on the importance of the North America Cup prep race for the great Somebeachsomewhere...read on

Somebeachsomewhere Stakes Set For Mohawk

December 3, 2010:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that it has renamed the Burlington Stakes, the key stakes prep race for the Pepsi North America Cup, the Somebeachsomewhere Stakes...read on

MacGrath On 'Beach' Weanling

November 29, 2010:

It's safe to say that Brent MacGrath knows the look of a champion. Now, after having purchased a weanling son of the incomparable Somebeachsomewhere, he says it's like looking at his old friend...read on

Another 'Beach' For MacGrath?

June 29, 2010:

It goes without saying that Somebeachsomewhere was a once in a lifetime horse for his connections, including trainer Brent MacGrath. Can lightning be...read on


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