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Shower Play Spurts Into Fan Hanover

June 14, 2018:

A force to reckon on the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots circuit last season, Rene Dion trainee Shower Play makes her Grand Circuit debut Saturday, June 16 in the $415,000 Fan Hanover Final on the Pepsi North America Cup undercard at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Pair For Pennacchio At Monticello

June 14, 2018:

Joe Pennacchio is a happy man. And why shouldn't he be? After all, the talented amateur notched a driving double on the betting card at Monticello Raceway on Thursday afternoon....read on

'Post Time' To Cover NA Cup Card

June 14, 2018:

Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by BetAmerica continues their Grand Circuit tour with a stop at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday to cover the 2018 Pepsi North America Cup....read on

Saratoga Score For Amazing Sevens

June 14, 2018:

Amazing Sevens out closed his rivals to prevail in Thursday’s feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Marcus Miller Hits 3,000 Win Plateau

June 14, 2018:

Driver Marcus Miller earned his 3,000th career victory by guiding the maiden trotter Boxing Gloves to a 1:59 victory on Thursday afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

McNair Hungry For N.A. Cup Win

June 14, 2018:

"I've been in it a few times with a couple of longshots -- I had the 10 hole one time -- so to draw good and have a favourite or co-favourite, it's exciting."...read on

Video Feature For Ben Hur Cup

June 14, 2018:

Excitement is building in Quebec as in just 11 days, the inaugural Ben Hur Cup driver tournament will take place at Hippodrome 3R....read on

Snyder Scholarship Apps Coming Due

June 14, 2018:

Just a reminder to interested parties that applications for Harold Snyder Scholarships are due June 25....read on

Road To The Meadowlands Pace (Vol. 4)

June 14, 2018:

The ‘Big M’ has released the fourth installment of its ‘Road to the Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace.’...read on

Want To Vote On A Top 10 Poll?

June 14, 2018:

The first of five opportunities this year for fans to submit their own Top 10 poll will take place after this weekend’s stakes action, which will be highlighted by the Pepsi North America Cup card at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Sires Stakes Action At Scioto Friday

June 14, 2018:

A trio of Ohio Sires Stakes dashes for three-year-old diagonally-gaited colts and geldings will head postward on Friday night (June 15) at Scioto Downs....read on

Hambo Future Wager Opens June 22

June 14, 2018:

The 93rd Hambletonian at the Meadowlands Racetrack will feature a bet that takes horseplayers back to the future – a Hambletonian Future wager....read on

Gelding’s Gate Issues Discussed

June 14, 2018:

Horses are not machines, even though handicappers wish they were from time to time. Some Standardbreds don’t mind the starting gate, while others really don’t want any part of it at all. To make things even more complicated, sometimes there are horses that find a way to fall in between those two categories....read on

Hoosier Offering $75K (G) Pool Thursday

June 14, 2018:

Just days after announcing a record guaranteed Hoosier-High 5 pool, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is upping the ante with a $75,000 Guaranteed Pick-5 pool for its program of live racing tonight (Thursday, June 14)....read on

Two-Year-Old Fillies Qualify At Mohawk

June 14, 2018:

Local horsepeople have been eager to get their young charges qualified over Woodbine Mohawk Park, which a glut of entries for this week’s morning miles has more than indicated. The response has been so great that track officials were forced to schedule two sessions for the youngsters, the first of which took place this morning (Thursday, June 14)....read on

Baldachino On His Trotting Queen

June 14, 2018:

“Buying her as a baby we had limited expectations… For her to achieve the success she’s had over the last two years is pretty amazing. You never think about that. Then when you get to this level everybody is gunning for you now, trying to knock you off that level, but she just keeps maintaining it. That’s what is pretty special.”...read on

‘Zephyr’ To Breeze Into The ‘Big M’

June 14, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack will return with live action this Friday (June 15), as the East Rutherford, NJ oval is set to present a nine-race card that will get underway at 7:15 p.m....read on

'Beach' Memories: N.A. Cup Final

June 14, 2018:

It was 10 years ago this year that pacing colt Somebeachsomewhere dominated harness racing's headlines throughout his nearly flawless sophomore season....read on

Charlie Is A Joker All Business

June 13, 2018:

A change of tactics proved beneficial for Charlie Is A Joker ($5.40), who was all business in making his 2018 Grand River Raceway debut a winning one on Wednesday (June 13) in the featured $11,500 Preferred 2 Trot....read on

Pacer Looks To Defy The Odds

June 13, 2018:

One year ago, he was an unproven two-year-old with a mark of 2:16.2 taken at a fair track. A year later, he's a sophomore racing at one of the premier circuits in the world, has a sub-1:50 record and is set to face some of the best open horses in harness racing....read on

Super Fly, Deja Vu Blue Win In Delaware

June 13, 2018:

Leigh Raymer, Stephen Moss and Stacy Johnson-Stafford's Super Fly ($2.20, Art Stafford Jr.) was the fastest of two three-year-old Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund divisional winners Wednesday (June 13) at Harrington Raceway with a 1:57.2 triumph....read on

Cummings Brothers Sweep Buffalo NYSS

June 13, 2018:

It was a family affair in the New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies on Wednesday night (June 13) at Buffalo Raceway, as the Cummings brothers — Kevin and John — swept both divisions of the series....read on

Trotters In Pocono Limelight Sunday

June 13, 2018:

Some three-year-old trotting colts who have the Earl Beal Memorial (eliminations Saturday, June 23), the Hambletonian and other major races on their minds will be gathering at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Sunday (June 17) for three $30,000 divisions of the Pennsylvania All-Stars....read on

Barn Girl Notches 50th Win

June 13, 2018:

Barn Girl thwarted the late challenge of Ready Any Time and went on to capture Wednesday’s (June 13) $20,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Trot at The Meadows, her eighth win in 11 starts this year and the 50th victory of her career....read on

New York Sire Stakes To Tioga Friday

June 13, 2018:

Tioga Downs will welcome three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings on Friday (June 15)....read on

Last Call For Dan Patch Nominations

June 13, 2018:

Nominations are due on Monday, June 18 for the signature event of the Running Aces season, the $50,000 Dan Patch Free-For-All Pace, presented by Watch & Wager....read on

Oneida Blue Chip Takes Philly Feature

June 13, 2018:

The term 'trainer-driver' is becoming a rare species in 2018 harness racing; even rarer still is 'owner-trainer-driver.' Mike Simons occupies all three titles behind the American Ideal mare Oneida Blue Chip, winner of the $17,000 feature for distaffers Wednesday afternoon (June 13) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

2nd Annual Meadowlands Wine Fest Nears

June 13, 2018:

On Saturday, June 23, the wine will flow at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment for the Summer Wine Festival. Doors open for VIP ticket holders at 4:30 p.m. with general admission at 5:30 p.m., and wine is poured until 9:30 p.m. Fest-goers will experience an evening of great wines from around the world, live harness racing, music and food....read on

N.A. Cup Handicapping Contest

June 13, 2018:

Gear up for an action-packed night and witness the best the sport has to offer at the 2018 Pepsi North America Cup as horses compete in Canada's richest harness racing event....read on

Purse Increase Announced

June 13, 2018:

On Wednesday (June 13), a North American Standardbred racetrack announced that it will be raising its purses....read on

Two-Year-Olds Impress At Pocono

June 13, 2018:

On Wednesday morning (June 13), driver Corey Callahan guided the swiftest winner on both the trot and the pace during the two-year-old qualifying session at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Ralph Holloway Passes

June 13, 2018:

Ralph Lewis Holloway, WW II veteran, age 92, of Frankford, Del., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 5 after valiantly fighting Alzheimer’s disease for over 15 years....read on

Road To The Hambletonian (Vol. 4)

June 13, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has released the fourth installment of its ‘Road to the Hambletonian.’

Fourth Dimension, the 2017 Valley Victory winner by Chapter Seven, still sits atop the chart....read on

Susan Nielsen Passes

June 13, 2018:

Groom Susan G. Nielsen, 72, of Alexandria Township, NJ, passed away on May 25....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

June 13, 2018:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

Hoosier Offering $20K Guaranteed Pool

June 13, 2018:

With a carryover in excess of $8,500, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $20,000 Guaranteed Pick-5 pool for Wednesday (June 13) at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Robert ‘Bobby’ Gray Passes

June 13, 2018:

Horseman Robert Gary ‘Bobby’ Gray, 56, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday (June 10) at Saratoga Hospital, surrounded by his family....read on

‘Trotting 4 Charity’ Passes $10K Mark

June 13, 2018:

Officials with the ongoing ‘Trotting 4 Charity’ initiative have provided an update on the progress of the undertaking, which is paying dividends for those in need....read on

Harder: ‘Wes’ Is A Complete Racehorse

June 13, 2018:

“Just because there’s not a standout doesn’t mean there’s not a lot of good horses. There is probably a bunch of them that can win it. No one is running away from anybody, I don’t think. It’s a deep group.”...read on

Give Em Heck Streaking On PEI

June 13, 2018:

Seven hot horses are set to collide in Red Shores’ featured dash this Thursday evening (June 14) at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

‘Post Time’ Preview

June 13, 2018:

Officials with ‘Post Time with Mike and Mike’ have released a preview of the upcoming edition of the show....read on

Running Aces Action Continues

June 13, 2018:

Running Aces’ Tuesday evening (June 12) live program saw the Nick Roland-driven Cantholdmebackmack ($5.40) capture a $10,000 upper-conditioned claiming pace by three quarters of a length in 1:53.1....read on

Antoinette ‘Toni’ Linden Passes At 104

June 13, 2018:

It has been announced that Standardbred racehorse owner Antoinette ‘Toni’ L. Linden (nee Latessa) has passed away at the age of 104....read on

Major Milestone Reached Monday

June 13, 2018:

After a check of racing databases, it appears as though one of North America’s winningest reinsmen achieved a major milestone on Monday (June 11)....read on

Ameripan Gigolo Passes

June 13, 2018:

Meridian Farms has announced via social media that its Artsplace stallion Ameripan Gigolo p,4,1:50s ($470,996) has passed away at the age of 20....read on

Can Lather Up Clean Up Saturday?

June 13, 2018:

"You've got good horses in there, racing for a million dollars. There's no taking back. You'll see stuff going on you wouldn't normally see."...read on

Crunch Time For Literary Derby Hopefuls

June 12, 2018:

From Blind River to Bright’s Grove and Sudbury, and from Teeswater to Dobbinton and St. Catharines, the Youth Literary Derby has reached into the classrooms of schools, standardbred farms and mainstream media across Ontario....read on

Manchego Remains Perfect

June 12, 2018:

Manchego kept her place in the spotlight intact Tuesday night (June 12) in one of four $30,000 divisions of the Pennsylvania All-Stars event for three-year-old trotting fillies at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, overcoming a first-over trip to post a 1:52.4 victory....read on

Hat Trick For Dancer Hall

June 12, 2018:

Following a dominant upper-level conditioned score last week, Dancer Hall ($7.10) had no trouble stepping up his game in the Preferred ranks, posting a 1:52.2 win over favourite Warrawee Roo in the $34,000 featured trotting event on Tuesday evening (June 12) at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Mach Magic Digs Deep At Georgian

June 12, 2018:

After withstanding third-quarter pressure from Dazzling Rockette, Mach Magic ($10.80) stubbornly denied a sweeping stretch bid from 8-5 favourite Howmacfiesty in Tuesday evening's (June 12) $8,500 Preferred 3 event for distaff pacers at Georgian Downs....read on


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