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Connections Comment On $90,000 Dygert

July 10, 2008:

For as long as Hawthorne Race Course has conducted a harness meet, the Erwin F. Dygert Memorial Trot has been its featured racing event....read on

Hands On Horses

July 10, 2008:

Trot 4 Kids will be headed to the Country Heritage Park every Monday throughout the summer to conduct an informative learning session called 'Hands On Horses.'...read on

WEG Announces New Features

July 10, 2008:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced a new addition to its website....read on

Road To The Hambletonian

July 10, 2008:

Each week, Ken Warkentin of the Meadowlands Racetrack ranks the contenders for the $1.5 million Hambletonian, to be contested August 2 at the East Rutherford, New Jersey oval....read on

Ford Comments On Dancer Chances

July 10, 2008:

All eyes will be on Deweycheatumnhowe in this Friday's $350,000 Stanley Dancer Memorial at the Meadowlands Racetrack as he bids for his 12th consecutive win. But a full field of 10 will line up behind the gate to try and derail the undefeated, early Hambletonian favourite, including Ace High Hall for trainer Mark Ford....read on

Aldred Comments On Sandown

July 10, 2008:

BC Standardbred Association executive director David Aldred has spoken with the Times Colonist regarding the three-day meet at Sandown Park, which kicks off this coming Saturday afternoon on Vancouver Island....read on

Xtreme Xpress Coming to You

July 10, 2008:

Georgian Downs and Standardbred Canada announced today that two more Xtreme Xpress buses have been added to the current roster and will be picking up racing fans in the Sudbury area as well as the Ottawa area, pickup locations are to be announced shortly!...read on

Last Week's Poll Results

July 10, 2008:

Last week's SC Poll asked, "Which of the following autographed saddle pads would you bid the most for if they were all available today?"...read on

Hoping For A 'Remachable' Repeat

July 10, 2008:

Rene Bourassa's two-year-old pacing colt has already won a race, but heading into the Gold Series season opener at Mohawk Racetrack on Sunday the Fergus horseman is worried that L H Remachable will not be good enough to stand among the best in Ontario this summer....read on

Oak Tree Opener Set For Sandown

July 9, 2008:

Two divisions in the first leg of the time honoured Oak Tree Stake will be raced this Saturday at Sandown Park....read on

TROT 4 Kids Xtreme Colouring Contest

July 9, 2008:

Are you 12 and under? Do you have Xtreme colouring skills? Show them off by entering the latest TROT 4 Kids Colouring Contest!...read on

Honorable Daughter Impresses In NYSS

July 9, 2008:

Six divisions of New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies, each racing for a purse of approximately $34,000, showcased the Monticello Raceway card on Wednesday....read on

Freshmen Trotting Fillies Flock To Flamboro

July 9, 2008:

Flamboro Downs will be the first testing grounds for 33 of Ontario's most talented two-year-old trotting fillies as they gather this Sunday, July 13 for their Gold Series debut....read on

Campbell Sweeps NJSS Finals

July 9, 2008:

Hall of Fame driver John Campbell reined in the winners of both $175,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes Championships for two-year-old fillies on Wednesday night at the Meadowlands. ...read on

Maple Leaf Jet Scores In Sudbury

July 9, 2008:

Maple Leaf Jet jetted to the front on Wednesday at Sudbury Downs and later landed in the winner's circle to take the $3,750 Not Listed Preferred Trot....read on

Stakes Action, Track Record At Summerside

July 9, 2008:

Five Atlantic Sires Stakes splits for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings headlined the Wednesday card at Summerside Raceway while aged trotter Dunmore TKO set a new track record....read on

13,000 For Manzi

July 9, 2008:

Cat Manzi became just the second driver in harness racing history to collect 13,000 career victories when he scored with Manningly in the third race at the Meadowlands on Wednesday....read on

Distance Racing Series At Hanover

July 9, 2008:

On Saturday, July 19, Hanover Raceway will again be hosting a one and a half-mile pacing event for $5,500 claimers....read on

Young Albertans Take Action

July 9, 2008:

Four young fans of harness racing have taken it upon themselves to fight for their "beloved Standardbred industry." Chantelle Walker, 14, Danielle Dornbusch, 12, Fallon Gillespie, 16 and Hilary McKee, 15 are asking for your help and signature in support of harness racing in Alberta....read on

Last Call For 'The Beach's' Shoes

July 9, 2008:

Standardbred enthusiasts are reminded that the deadline to bid on a pair of Somebeachsomewhere's shoes on ebay.ca is tonight at 8:56 p.m. (EDT)....read on

Yorkton Track Record; Handle Rising

July 9, 2008:

Track records fell by the wayside during the Friday, July 4 card of racing at the Yorkton Exhibition in Saskatchewan, which saw the two-minute barrier broken for the first and second time....read on

Clarence O'Neill Passes

July 9, 2008:

On Saturday, June 28, former horseman Clarence O'Neill passed away with his family by his side after a long and courageous fight with cancer. The resident of Strathroy, ON was in his 74th year....read on

Court Order And Creditors List Released

July 9, 2008:

As part of the court approved protection obtained by Attractions Hippiques under the Companies Creditors' Arrangement Act, RSM Richter Inc. has released the list of Attractions Hippiques' creditors....read on

OSAS Part Of Community Day

July 9, 2008:

Members of OSAS and CARD will be putting on riding displays in Woodbine Racetrack's thoroughbred walking ring this Saturday at the Toronto oval during WEG's first Community Day....read on

Perretti Matchmaker Drawn

July 9, 2008:

The fourth annual Perretti Matchmaker Stakes will bring together a classy field of top older trotting mares competing for a large purse cheque and breeding to one of the farm's elite stallions on Saturday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Scioto Betting Doubles 2007 Average

July 9, 2008:

According to figures from the Ohio State Racing Commission, the total bet per program through the first half of 2008 at Scioto Downs is up 104.3 per cent....read on

Sunday Is Kids Day At Clinton

July 9, 2008:

Clinton Raceway will be holding Kids Day this Sunday, July 13 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m....read on

Gagne Upset With Northlands Decision

July 9, 2008:

In an open letter to Horse Racing Alberta, horseman Jean-Francois Gagne, a former ASHA Board member, has voiced his displeasure over Northlands Park's partnership with the HBPA for the next three years....read on

Atlantic Sires Stakes Continue Thursday

July 9, 2008:

Lobster Carnival racing continues Thursday at Summerside Raceway featuring eight divisions of Atlantic Sires Stakes for three-year old pacing fillies....read on

Dexter Nukes Passes

July 9, 2008:

Winbak Canada has announced that Dexter Nukes, winner of the 1989 Meadowlands Pace, passed away this morning. The 22-year-old No Nukes stallion was humanely euthanized after experiencing multiple infirmities associated with old age....read on

Celii Looking Forward To 'Pace' With 'Nitro'

July 9, 2008:

A victory by Badlands Nitro in the $1.1 million Meadowlands Pace on July 19 would taste especially sweet for owner John Celii....read on

Baymount Financing Completed

July 9, 2008:

Baymount Incorporated has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Belleville Racetrack Development Corporation has closed its construction financing to build the new Quinte Exhibition and Raceway....read on

Comments On Woodbine Live! Tax Break

July 9, 2008:

Woodbine Entertainment Group president Nick Eaves and Blake Cordish, vice president of The Cordish Group, are a few of the players that have commented on the record $120 million tax break for the Woodbine Live! project....read on

Massive Tax Break For Woodbine Live!

July 9, 2008:

Yesterday, Toronto's economic development committee gave the Woodbine Entertainment Group a $120 million property tax break over a 20-year span -- the largest tax break in the history of the city....read on

Hohner's Crew Triples Up At Georgian

July 8, 2008:

Trainer Stacey Hohner had her starters hitting on all cylinders on Tuesday evening at Georgian Downs, and that was good news for the longshot players....read on

Trillium Trotters Heading To Sudbury

July 8, 2008:

Sudbury Downs opens its 2008 Ontario Sires Stakes season this Saturday, July 12 with a pair of $35,273 Trillium Series divisions for the three-year-old trotting fillies....read on

Forward Takes Six At Woodstock

July 8, 2008:

Brad Forward was a winning machine at Woodstock Raceway on Tuesday as noted in his six-win performance on the 12-race program....read on

Pablo Angus Torches Trois Rivieres

July 8, 2008:

Pablo Angus showed absolutely no mercy to the trotting counterparts he faced on Tuesday night at Sulky Trois Rivieres in the $43,000 J-C St. Jacques Final....read on

Oceanview Kitty In Record Time

July 8, 2008:

Oceanview Kitty rewrote the Summerside Raceway record book Tuesday night with a stunning 1:58.1 victory in her $12,060 division of the Atlantic Sires Stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Reynolds Action Rolls On At Pocono

July 8, 2008:

Caviar Forthelady posted the fastest winning time among eight divisions of W.N. Reynolds Memorial Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies on Tuesday afternoon at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs....read on

Box Closes Tomorrow For KD's Trot-A-Thon

July 8, 2008:

Kawartha Downs has announced the inaugural edition of The Trot-A-Thon, a conditioned stakes event to be contested at a distance of one and a quarter miles over the Fraserville, ON oval....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace

July 8, 2008:

Each week, Meadowlands Racetrack statistician Bob Heyden ranks the top contenders for the $1 million Meadowlands Pace on July 19, 2008....read on

Are You Willie Win's Superfan?

July 8, 2008:

If you are Willie Win's Superfan, here's your chance to prove it! This year, Xtreme Horsepower will be happening at Georgian Downs in Innisfil, ON, Saturday, August 9....read on

Racing Term Added To Dictionary

July 8, 2008:

Merriam-Webster has added more than 100 new entries to the latest edition of its famous Collegiate Dictionary, including one familiar to those in the racing industry....read on

Meadowlands Pace Attracts 26

July 8, 2008:

Somebeachsomewhere's perfect record was not enough to scare off the competition for the $1.1 million Meadowlands Pace on July 19....read on

Top T-Bred Farm Scaling Back

July 8, 2008:

It came as a surprise late last week when it was announced that Windfields Farm, one of the most successful and well known Canadian thoroughbred breeding operations, is closing its commercial business as of November 1, 2008....read on

Hudon Suspended Indefinitely

July 8, 2008:

Driver Phil Hudon has been handed an indefinite suspension by the Ontario Racing Commission....read on

Post Change At Northside

July 8, 2008:

Northside Downs in Nova Scotia has announced a post time change for its Saturday, July 19 card of live racing....read on

Kawartha Classic Pacing Series Update

July 8, 2008:

Kawartha Downs has released updated standings for the weekly Classic Pacing Series, which culminates with a $50,000 final later this fall....read on

Concord Legislation Signed

July 8, 2008:

New York Governor David Paterson today signed a bill which should lead the way for the construction of the Concord development, the proposed entertainment destination and future home of the new Monticello Raceway....read on


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