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Shepherd Brothers Shine In London

January 5, 2018:

The Shepherd brothers stole the show amidst a winter wonderland at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Friday night (January 5) with snow squalls and temperatures dropping 18 degrees below zero....read on

International Whip Exchange Completed

January 5, 2018:

German harness driver Hans Frömming was a world record holder, a globe-trotter and, most importantly, a goodwill ambassador for the German trotting sport. In March 1975, he travelled to Toronto’s Greenwood Racetrack for a driving contest against Canada’s Herve Filion and left a silver-tipped whip...read on

Stonebridge Terror On The Move

January 5, 2018:

Elm Grove Farm and Woodmere Farms are pleased to announce they have purchased Stonebridge Terror from Reg and Louise Petitpas....read on

Yonkers Open Stretch Removed

January 5, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway’s 2018 live season begins Sunday (Jan. 7), doing so without the passing lane....read on

Yonkers Open For Saturday Simulcasting

January 5, 2018:

In advance of Yonkers Raceway’s 2018 live season opener Sunday (Jan. 7), afternoon simulcasting will be offered Saturday (Jan. 6)....read on

'NA Harness Update' Friday Preview

January 5, 2018:

The schedule for North American Harness Update is set for its 2018 season premiere Friday, January 5....read on

Rose Run Quest Looks To Rebound

January 5, 2018:

After suffering a flat tire in his latest start and having his win streak snapped at three, Rose Run Quest will get the number-two man from his stable in the racebike Saturday afternoon (Jan. 6) in the absence of regular pilot Marc Campbell at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Miami Valley Set For Opening Night

January 5, 2018:

Miami Valley Raceway will kick off its 2018 season with a 12-race card tonight (Fri., Jan. 5) at 6:05 p.m. Eastern....read on

Jim Snelgrove Passes

January 5, 2018:

James Edward 'Jim' Snelgrove of Wallaceburg, Ont. passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance Chatham Campus. He was 62....read on

Stakes Conditions Strengthen Integrity

January 5, 2018:

On Friday (Jan. 5), Woodbine Entertainment and The Meadowlands announced the implementation of the Standardbred Racing Integrity and Accountability Initiative (SRIAI) for their 2018 racing seasons....read on

Meadows To Offer $15K Pick 4 Monday

January 5, 2018:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has tripled — to $15,000 — the total-pool guarantee for its Monday (Jan. 8) Pick 4 wager as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

2018 HHI Award Winners Announced

January 5, 2018:

Tom Charters has been honoured with the Dominic Frinzi Person of the Year Award, John Campbell will receive the HHI Appreciation Award, and Tim Bojarski has been named the Clyde Hirt Media Award winner by Harness Horsemen International (HHI). The distinguished trio will be honoured by HHI at their annual meetings in February....read on

In Memoriam - 2017

January 5, 2018:

As the new year begins, Woodbine Entertainment pays tribute to some of the people and horses who passed away in 2017....read on

Earlier Evening Post Time At Yonkers

January 4, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway begins its 238-program 2018 live season this Sunday (Jan. 7) at 11:30 a.m., but Monday (Jan. 8) starts a new evening post time....read on

AGCO Directive On Extreme Weather

January 4, 2018:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) released a directive on Thursday (Jan. 4) which revises rules pertaining to extreme weather conditions, effective immediately....read on

Campbell To Take On Continent's Best

January 4, 2018:

A field of top drivers will converge on Miami Valley Raceway in Ohio this weekend, and Red Shores will team up with Prince Edward Island’s best to face off with the continent’s talent....read on

Barn Girl Wins Again At Meadows

January 4, 2018:

A “win machine” in 2017 with 15 victories, Barn Girl launched the new year in her customary fashion with a front-end score in Thursday’s (Jan. 4) $20,000 Fillies and Mares Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Hollywood Dayton's Huge Handle Gain

January 4, 2018:

The handle figures for the 2017 season of live Standardbred racing at Hollywood Dayton Raceway are in, and the increases are substantial over the track’s 2016 numbers....read on

Last Call For 2017 Memories Contest

January 4, 2018:

This past year created many great memories in Canadian harness racing. What was your favourite Canadian harness racing memory from 2017?...read on

Meadowlands Show To Debut Friday

January 4, 2018:

Thanks to the Meadowlands and SportsNet New York (SNY), live harness racing from the ‘Big M’ will come right into fans’ living rooms Friday night....read on

No Cam Fella Winner For 2017

January 4, 2018:

Standardbred Canada has announced there will not be a 2017 recipient for the Cam Fella Award....read on

Goudreau, Gordon Finals Set For Saturday

January 4, 2018:

The $10,200 Robert Gordon final headed by Mystery Dragon and Major Jesse and the $9,000 Shelly Goudreau final that will feature Lucky Ivan and Cantholdmeback will highlight this Saturday night’s action at Cal Expo....read on

Friday Cancellations Announced

January 4, 2018:

Four North American racetracks have abandoned all or part their live racing plans that had been scheduled for Friday (January 5), with Monticello, the Meadowlands, and Fraser Downs all having cancelled their Friday pari-mutuel cards in their entirety....read on

Trotters Cool Rivals At Pompano

January 4, 2018:

Prairie Fortune and Skyway Priss took top honours in their respective $11,000 trotting features at Pompano Park on Wednesday night (January 3)....read on

Kopiec Promoted At The USTA

January 4, 2018:

Michele Kopiec, who has worked at the United States Trotting Association since 1999, has been promoted to Racetrack Operations and Licensing Manager for the organization....read on

‘Big M’ Offering $125K Pick 5 Pool Friday

January 4, 2018:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the track will be offering a $125K (guaranteed) Pick 5 pool this Friday night (January 5)....read on

Get Ready For The Chili Throwdown!

January 4, 2018:

Do you think you can chef some world-class chili? Would an extra thousand dollars be a welcome addition to your bank account? If the answer on both fronts is ‘yes,’ then it’s time to hit the kitchen!...read on

Officials: Changes Coming At Truro

January 4, 2018:

It has been reported that plans are in the works which call for Truro Raceway to be separated from the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission....read on

Northfield Announces 2018 Race Dates

January 4, 2018:

Northfield Park, Ohio’s premier racetrack in pari-mutuel handle, both on-track and export, has announced its race-date schedule for the 2018 season....read on

The ‘Big M’ Announces New Late Closers

January 4, 2018:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has announced that is introducing a slate of late-closing series for the 2018 racing season. All of the series are written with two legs and a final....read on

Flamboro Cancels Thursday Card

January 4, 2018:

Flamboro Downs has become the fourth North American Standardbred racetrack to announce that it has cancelled its scheduled program of live racing for Thursday (January 4) due to winter conditions....read on

Hippodrome De Montréal Razing Tag $9M

January 3, 2018:

The deconstruction of the former Hippodrome de Montréal will cost at least $9.5 million, according to a report from the Huffington Post....read on

Dead Heat In London Preferred

January 3, 2018:

Favoured Pop I ($2.90) and mid-priced pacesetter Hldontghttoyurdrms ($5.80) could not be split at the winning post in Wednesday’s (Jan. 3) $11,500 Preferred 2 Trot at The Raceway at Western Fair District, reporting home as co-winners in 2:02.1....read on

16,000 Driving Wins For Tony Morgan

January 3, 2018:

It didn’t take Tony Morgan long on Wednesday (Jan. 3) to become only the second driver in harness history to drive 16,000 winners in a career, sweeping the early double at Dover Downs to reach the milestone before displaying a perfect drive behind Divas Image to win the featured $25,000 Mares Open Pace by a nose....read on

Buffalo Prepping For Upcoming Meet

January 3, 2018:

Buffalo Raceway is in full preparation mode, as the 2018 season is scheduled to get into gear on Friday, January 12....read on

'Post Time' Preview

January 3, 2018:

Officials with the 'Post Time with Mike and Mike' show have sent out a preview of the upcoming edition of the show....read on

Woodbine 2018 Season Opens Saturday

January 3, 2018:

Following a brief break, live Standardbred racing will resume this Saturday evening (January 6) at Woodbine Racetrack for the track’s first card of 2018....read on

Mihalic Starts New Year In Style

January 3, 2018:

New Year’s Eve Day was jam-packed with racing across the country, and the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s New Year’s Eve Online Handicapping contest was the perfect finale to another unforgettable year of Canadian harness racing....read on

Punter Hits 20-Cent Pick 4 Worth 33K

January 3, 2018:

There are two wagers offered at Cal Expo each night with a reduced 16 per cent takeout, and one lucky patron at the California satellite in Monterey saw the impact first-hand last Friday when they held the only winning ticket in the 20-cent Pick 4 that returned a whooping $33,644....read on

Hall Of Fame Bookkeeper Reminder

January 3, 2018:

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has sent out a reminder that the deadline to apply for the position of Bookkeeper/Administrator with the CHRHF is this Friday (January 5)....read on

Hawthorne Season To Kick Off Friday

January 3, 2018:

Harness racing action will heat things up at Hawthorne Race Course starting this Friday (January 5)....read on

Bowden Loving The ‘Country’ Ride

January 3, 2018:

Those that are planning to send their pacing mares up against the sport’s upper echelon distaffers probably don’t want to hear Adam Bowden say that Pure Country is “hanging out right now getting bigger and stronger,” and that she currently “looks great” in advance of her five-year-old campaign....read on

US 2017 S-Bred Wagering / Purse Report

January 3, 2018:

The United States Trotting Association has released the year-end wagering and purse numbers for harness racing at US tracks in 2017....read on

New Tech Hailed As Racing Breakthrough

January 3, 2018:

An Australian biotech company has developed a new technology that some Down Under are trumpeting as a game changer for the horse racing industry....read on

Robert Hoyt Passes

January 3, 2018:

Robert Hoyt, who worked for both Saratoga Raceway and the New York Racing and Wagering Board during his career, passed away on December 23, 2017 at Saratoga Hospital at the age of 78....read on

Triple Dead Heat For Show At Northfield

January 2, 2018:

The money was spread around at Northfield Park Tuesday night (Jan. 2) when a triple dead-heat for show in the second race made for three trifecta and six superfecta payoffs....read on

Celebrity Pegasus Dominates At Dover

January 2, 2018:

Celebrity Pegasus captured the $25,000 Open trot in 1:54.3, Tony Morgan moved to within two winning drives of reaching 16,000 wins, and Perseverance lived up to his name in the sub-feature at Dover Downs on Tuesday (Jan. 2), with temperatures again in the low teens Fahrenheit....read on

Fade Away Wires Western Distaffers

January 2, 2018:

Following a third-place finish at Woodbine in her last, Fade Away ($4.10) made easy work of a last-quarter challenge from Delightful Space en route to her fourth win in five starts, taking the featured $8,800 conditioned distaff pace on Tuesday evening (Jan. 2) at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Phoenix Warrior N Rises At Meadows

January 2, 2018:

Phoenix Warrior N stalked Lincolnjames from the pocket, then blew by him in the Lightning Lane to capture Tuesday’s (Jan. 2) $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Running Aces Announces 2018 Dates

January 2, 2018:

Running Aces Casino & Racetrack in Minnesota has announced the schedule for its 2018 meeting....read on


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