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Heaven Rocks In Buffalo Feature

April 7, 2018:

Heaven Rocks got to an early lead and maintained control in capturing Buffalo Raceway's featured $9,600 pace on Saturday, April 7 in a seasonal best 1:56.3 over a "fast" track....read on

'Mojoto' Sweeps Tharps Memorial

April 7, 2018:

Mojoto Hanover completed a clean sweep of the Tom Tharps Memorial Series on Saturday, April 7 at Miami Valley Raceway. The four-year-old Well Said gelding edged Classy Hill by a neck in a 1:51.4 mile with Limited Edition finishing third in the $27,500 championship final....read on

Big Lis Lunges To Preferred Win

April 7, 2018:

Pocket-rider Big Lis slid through the open stretch at Flamboro Downs to win the $8,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace in 1:57.1 on Saturday, April 7....read on

Outrageous Art To Stand In Alberta

April 7, 2018:

Diane Bertrand was always a fan of racehorse Outrageous Art, both when she owned him and after she sold him. Now five years after parting with the pacer, she once again holds the papers along with business partner Karen Sobey, and will stand the speedster as a stallion this season....read on

His Excellence Edges To Series Upset

April 7, 2018:

Shuffled to fifth and with little racing room, His Excellence found a path to victory deep in the 'lighting lane' and pulled off a 9-1 upset in Saturday’s $15,000 opening leg of the Tom Kirwan Memorial Pace at The Meadows....read on

Burning Point, Whata Baron Series Begin

April 7, 2018:

It's a rock-solid twelve-race card on display tonight (April 7) at The Meadowlands, featuring the first $15,000 legs of the Whata Baron series for pacing horses and the Burning Point for their distaff counterparts....read on

SC Rewind: Years Ago - 1960s

April 7, 2018:

The monthly feature ‘Years Ago’ focuses on the events and personalities from the decade of the 1960s, as this week's ‘Rewind’ offering. Harness racing in general was advancing in popularity at this time in all sectors....read on

Woodbine Top Ten: #2

April 7, 2018:

For 25 years, fans at Woodbine Racetrack have witnessed some of harness racing's best horses and some of Canadian harness racing's greatest memories....read on

Linton & Bath Elims Open Fraser Card

April 7, 2018:

Friday night's harness racing card at Fraser Downs began with the elimination rounds for the Keith Linton and Penny Bath Memorial Stakes....read on

Deep Impact Lowers Mark In Big M Series

April 6, 2018:

A pair of short-priced favourites tasted defeat in the first leg of the Shiaway St. Pat series for trotters at the Meadowlands on Friday night (April 6)....read on

Spreester Repeats In Saratoga Open

April 6, 2018:

Spreester made her return to Saratoga Casino Hotel a winning one last week as trainer Paul Zabielski re-acquired the mare before last week’s start in the local Fillies and Mares Open....read on

Henry Wins A Handful; Jackpot Hi-5 Hit

April 6, 2018:

It was quite a night for driver Trevor Henry as he reined home five winners on Friday's (April 6) 10-race card at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Commissioners Discuss Betting Products

April 6, 2018:

"Horse racing must make better use of technology to create new betting products and experiences or it will be left behind other sports and entertainment industries."...read on

Mossbarger Memorial To Won For Gigi

April 6, 2018:

Won For Gigi rallied from sixth in the early going to capture the $25,000 championship of the Dr. Don Mossbarger Memorial Series on Friday night (April 6) at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

New Stars In 'Matchmaker' Series

April 6, 2018:

With series starlets Shartin N, Twinkle and defending champ Mackenzie A getting the week off, Yonkers Raceway presented the fourth round of the Blue Chip Matchmaker Series on Friday night (April 6)....read on

Small Stable Fulfills Attorney's Dream

April 6, 2018:

"I totally love the movie Secretariat, as I’m sure many people do. My dream is a bit of what (Penny Chenery) had. You go out in the morning with your cup of tea and the sun is coming into the barn and you’re peeking in on a horse or two."...read on

Yonkers' Empire Terrace To Open

April 6, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s Empire Terrace shall be open for dinner Saturdays during stakes season, beginning with the Apr. 21st finals of both the Blue Chip Matchmaker and George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series....read on

Woodbine's Final Standardbred Card

April 6, 2018:

A 10-race card on Monday (April 9) will mark the end to a quarter-century of harness racing at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ont....read on

Percy Bluechip, Classic Pro Return

April 6, 2018:

Two of Canada's top pacers from 2017 have returned to the track to commence 2018 campaigns with qualifiers in Florida....read on

North American Harness Update Preview

April 6, 2018:

The schedule for 'the Internet’s favourite harness racing handicapping show' North American Harness Update (NAHU), is set for Friday, April 6....read on

NJSS Stakes Payments Due April 16

April 6, 2018:

The deadline for the New Jersey Sire Stakes and Standardbred Development Fund’s final sustaining payments is approaching on April 16, 2018....read on

PEISHOA Awards Banquet Reminder

April 6, 2018:

A reminder for those planning to attend next Saturday’s Prince Edward Island Standardbred Horse Owners Association (PEISHOA) Annual Awards Banquet that tickets are now available to be picked up....read on

Changes & Upgrades At 3R

April 6, 2018:

When Hippodrome 3R kicks off its 2018 live harness racing meet on Sunday, April 22, racing fans both on track and via simulcasting will be in for some great changes....read on

Vets Get Lifetime Achievement Awards

April 6, 2018:

Four Ontario equine veterinarians were honoured on March 7, 2018 at the Ontario Association of Equine Practitioners Annual General Meeting and Continuing Education evening held in Guelph, Ontario....read on

Meadowlands Late Closers Due April 16

April 6, 2018:

The Meadowlands is offering a pair of late closing series for horses of all ages, one on the trot and one on the pace, to be raced in May....read on

Medication Rule Uniformity Discussed

April 6, 2018:

Three perspectives on how to achieve North American uniformity of thoroughbred racing regulations were presented on Thursday’s second day of the Association of Racing Commissioners International’s 84th annual conference on Equine Welfare and Racing Integrity....read on

Spring Mixed Entries Close Monday

April 6, 2018:

Those wanting to enter horses in the Meadowlands Spring Mixed Sale will have until Monday morning, April 9 to do so....read on

Tanner Bullish On Ownership

April 6, 2018:

"I go around the country telling people there’s never been a better time to own a standardbred racehorse, and it’s the truth. The financial incentives are quite generous."...read on

Woodbine Top Ten: #3

April 6, 2018:

For 25 years, fans at Woodbine Racetrack have witnessed some of harness racing's best horses and some of Canadian harness racing's greatest memories....read on

Parkhill Nonstop Wires Them Up

April 5, 2018:

It’s been a long time between drinks for trotter Parkhill Nonstop, who turned in a solid score in front-stepping fashion during the final Thursday program of harness racing at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Five Straight For Prologue

April 5, 2018:

The wins are piling up for pacer Prologue – five in a row, to be exact – and the same can be said for reinsman Alfie Carroll....read on

Cal Expo Reinsmen Are Rolling

April 5, 2018:

Luke Plano and Steve Wiseman continued their domination at head of the driver standings last week, with each pilot registering a four-bagger on the Friday program, while James Kennedy was the driving star of the show last Saturday with four wins of his own....read on

MacDonald Sweeps Saratoga Features

April 5, 2018:

Trainer Angus MacDonald swept the co-features with Some Royalty and Cash N Chrome on Thursday afternoon at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Long-Term Funding Webinar Recap

April 5, 2018:

Ontario Racing conducted a webinar on Thursday (April 5) for industry participants to learn more about the long-term funding agreement announced for Ontario's horse racing industry last month....read on

Sweeney Earns 1,000th Training Win

April 5, 2018:

On Wednesday, April 5 at Pompano Park, a five-year-old trotting gelding left the winner's circle after completing a victory of 1:55.2 for driver Wally Hennessey....read on

Awards Doled Out In Truro

April 5, 2018:

On Saturday, March 31, the Truro Harness Horse Owners Association hosted its annual awards banquet to recognize the best from its 2017 racing season....read on

Charlottetown, Summerside Qualifiers

April 5, 2018:

It has been announced that both the Charlottetown Driving Park and Summerside Raceway will be holding qualifying sessions to prep for the tracks’ respective season openers....read on

Miller Discusses Sutton

April 5, 2018:

“We try to keep our expectations low so we’re not disappointed, but he came back [nicely]. The issues had resolved themselves, and hopefully they stay that way.”...read on

Sutton Returning After Hiatus

April 5, 2018:

Although he hasn’t participated in a pari-mutuel race since the fall of 2016, Sutton, who knows a little something about success in the top trotting ranks, is heading into his 2018 debut in good form....read on

Horsemen's Hockey Tourney Details

April 5, 2018:

Details have been released for the 2018 edition of the ever-popular Horsemen's Hockey Tournament, slated for Sunday, April 29....read on

Marvelous March For The Meadowlands

April 5, 2018:

The weather may have been good one day and lousy the next, but one thing that was consistent at the Meadowlands during the month of March: the popularity of its product with its faithful following....read on

Stakes Payments Due In NJ On April 15

April 5, 2018:

The Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey has issued a reminder in regard to stakes payments which will be due on April 15....read on

Superstar’s Full Brother Arrives

April 5, 2018:

It has been announced that a full brother to one of the greatest Standardbreds to ever look through a bridle hit the ground very early in the morning on Thursday (April 5)....read on

Blumenfeld On His Matchmaker Starters

April 5, 2018:

Trainer Paul Blumenfeld has taken the time to discuss Vintage Babe and Motu Moonbeam, his charges that are set to compete in the fourth leg of the Blue Chip Matchmaker Series this Friday night (April 6) at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Hazel Park Closes Its Doors

April 5, 2018:

Officials with Hazel Park Raceway announced this morning (Thursday, April 5) that the Michigan track, which was the first five-eighths-mile harness course in the United States, has closed....read on

Wrenn's Rolling At The Meadows

April 5, 2018:

Ordinarily, when drivers first locate at a harness track, they may experience some lean months as they build relationships and eke out assignments. With Ronnie Wrenn Jr. and the Meadows, however, it was pretty much love at first sight....read on

Woodbine Top Ten: #4

April 5, 2018:

For 25 years, fans at Woodbine Racetrack have witnessed some of harness racing's best horses and some of Canadian harness racing's greatest memories....read on

Dover Downs’ Meet In Review

April 5, 2018:

Dover Downs’ 49th season of live harness racing came to a close last Thursday (March 29) when Deja Vu Blue, Super Fly, Go Sandy Go and Slick Tony won their respective $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund finals....read on

Horse Racing 101 At Century

April 5, 2018:

Century Downs Racetrack and Casino kicked off its fourth live Standardbred Racing season on Sunday, April 1. In preparation of the new season, ladies were invited to the track to learn more about the industry...and give men a run for their money....read on

Rebel Voyager Leads Nixon Hat Trick

April 4, 2018:

ICR Racing’s Rebel Voyager ($4.20), one of three winners on the night for trainer Dean Nixon, turned aside two stern challenges en route to a pillar-to-post, 1:58 victory in Wednesday evening’s (April 4) featured $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on


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