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Study: Bet On Races, For Your Health

June 10, 2018:

Recent research has determined that wagering on horse racing might be good for your health....read on

Faraldo On Selecting French S-Breds

June 10, 2018:

Standardbred Owners Association of New York President Joe Faraldo has taken the time to tell some stories about his group’s trip over to France. The group headed overseas to identify French-bred Standardbreds for racing at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Mystic Island Wants The Spotlight

June 10, 2018:

It goes without saying that Canada’s racing commentators and harness racing participants do an excellent job in helping put on the show. Although, on behalf of all the Standardbreds out there, Mystic Island wants to remind everyone that it’s all about the horses… always....read on

Burke On His Adios Betty Charges

June 10, 2018:

Action in the three-year-old pacing filly division of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes will shift to the Meadows on Monday (June 11), where trainer Ron Burke will send out a quality quartet that already has combined for nearly $800,000 in career earnings....read on

Marohn Jr. Wins Six At The 'Big M'

June 10, 2018:

Driver Jim Marohn Jr. sat behind six winners on the Saturday, June 9 program at the Meadowlands Racetrack, including All Bets Off, who won in a North American season's record of 1:48 in the $20,000 Preferred Handicap Pace....read on

'L A', Tight Lines Take Yonkers Opens

June 10, 2018:

Somewhere In L A and Tight Lines shared the spotlight Saturday, June 9, winning Yonkers Raceway’s co-featured $44,000 Open Handicaps....read on

Prairie Fortune Repeats At Tioga

June 10, 2018:

Prairie Fortune took the $12,000 Open Trot at Tioga Downs for the third time in a row on Saturday, June 9....read on

$50,000 High-5 Guarantee At Hoosier

June 10, 2018:

With a carry-over of in excess of $19,000, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced the largest guaranteed pool to date, a $50,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool, for Tuesday, June 12 at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Whittemore Wins Four At Vernon

June 10, 2018:

Jimmy Whittemore won four races on Friday, June 8 and four again on Saturday, June 9 at Vernon Downs while Golden Brit and driver Adam Capizano took the $5,100 featured pace....read on

Mach It So Super At Pocono

June 10, 2018:

All the bettors’ attention was focused on Rodeo Romeo and Rockeyed Optimist, 1-2 in the Great Northeast Open Series pacing standings and 1-2 at the post draw, but Mach It So, a winner here recently and still let go as the 11-1 third choice, set the pace and held off Rodeo Romeo by a head to win a $30,000 Great Northeast event at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Saturday, June 9....read on

World Record For Homicide Hunter

June 9, 2018:

Over a track rated 'good', Homicide Hunter and driver Aaron Merriman captured the $200,000 Charlie Hill Memorial in world record fashion on Saturday (June 9) at Eldorado Scioto Downs....read on

Justify Becomes 13th Triple Crown Winner

June 9, 2018:

With a breathtaking wire-to-wire tour de force under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, undefeated Justify became racing's 13th Triple Crown winner on Saturday, June 9 at Belmont Park....read on

Soph Pacers Go In Maritime Elims

June 9, 2018:

The top sophomore pacers in Atlantic Canada converged on Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park on Saturday, June 9 for Maritime Breeder’s elimination action....read on

Sir Ziggys Z Tam Sets Track Record

June 9, 2018:

Sir Ziggys Z Tam sat a pocket trip before progressing to an all-time track-record performance Saturday, June 9 at Buffalo Raceway, winning the $11,500 Open Pace in 1:51.2....read on

South & Pine Eatery Takes Burger Contest

June 9, 2018:

Ten competitors battled it out in Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment's Third Annual Battle of the Burger all vying for the grand prize of $1,500 and bragging rights....read on

Carolina Beach Best In Open

June 9, 2018:

Carolina Beach dictated the tempo in the $14,500 Open Pace at Saratoga Raceway, winning in 1:51.2 on Saturday, June 9....read on

Lather Up Razor Sharp In Cup Elims

June 9, 2018:

Lather Up dashed through the inside when leaders Lost In Time and Courtly Choice hooked wheels into the stretch and sprinted to a 1:49.2 victory in his elimination for the North America Cup on Saturday, June 9 at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Foiled Again Foiled, Again

June 9, 2018:

Foiled Again, the richest Standardbred ever with more than $7.5 million in lifetime earnings, fell a head short in his quest for career win 100 Saturday, June 9 at The Meadows when he couldn’t get by a stubborn Bilbo Hanover and finished second....read on

Roaring Home Romps In Alberta Princess

June 9, 2018:

Owner-trainer-driver Keith Clark circled the Century Downs course with 7-1 shot Roaring Home, winning the $45,700 Alberta Princess Stakes by four and a half lengths in 1:55.3....read on

Trotting Mare Just Misses World Record

June 9, 2018:

Trotting mare Turn The Paige and driver Jackie Ingrassia just missed a world record on Saturday afternoon (June 9) at Harrah's Philadelphia, but with the energy the winner showed the record could have been hers with a better trip....read on

Burn Em Up Burr Best At Northside

June 9, 2018:

Burn Em Up Burr has not missed a cheque since arriving in Nova Scotia last September, but he had yet to find the winner's circle in 2018. That slump was busted with authority on Saturday (June 9) in the Winners Over Pace at Northside Downs....read on

A Real Bigg Effort To Win Saturday

June 9, 2018:

After runner-up efforts in his first two seasonal starts at Exhibition Park Raceway, Real Bigg was large and in charge on Saturday (June 9) capturing the featured Winners Over Pace....read on

Stars Out For Stakes At 3R

June 9, 2018:

The start of the stakes season gets underway at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday with the opening round of the Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-old pacers....read on

Mohawk's First Baby Races Complete

June 9, 2018:

The next wave of harness racing's Grand Circuit hopefuls hit the racetrack for 11 baby races at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday morning (June 9)....read on

More Freshmen At The Meadowlands

June 9, 2018:

The Saturday, June 9 Breakfast With The Babies (BWTB) sponsored by Jules Siegel’s Fashion Farm was conducted under perfect conditions on a clear, windless morning with temperatures in the 70’s. The track surface at The Meadowlands was rated as fast....read on

Joe Smallwood Passes

June 9, 2018:

Peacefully surrounded by family, longtime horseman Joe Smallwood of Stratford, PEI passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He was 80 years old....read on

Austin Pacing Series Kicks Off Sunday

June 9, 2018:

The Mark Austin Pacing Series kicks off at Dresden Raceway this Sunday (June 10) and it’s anybody’s guess who will take home the top purse of $12,700 for the final....read on

"Overachiever" Makes It To The Top Class

June 9, 2018:

“He likes what he’s doing, he tries his hardest all the time. A lot of horses don’t do that for you. He enjoys his job. You’re not forcing him to do anything, he’s enjoying what he’s doing.”...read on

SC Rewind: Roosevelt Closes Forever

June 9, 2018:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a rather sad happening from 30 years ago when the fabled Roosevelt Raceway in Westbury, New York closed its doors forever....read on

Amateur Series Wins For Lee, Stoebe

June 9, 2018:

Harness racing's greatest traveling roadshow, the CKG Billings Harness Driving Series, moved on to Yonkers Raceway where two solid six-horse trots were presented in the series eastern region prior to the betting card getting underway....read on

K Js Caroline Repeats In Tioga Feature

June 9, 2018:

K Js Caroline and driver Mike Merton won the featured $9,000 fillies and mare pace at Tioga Downs on Friday night (June 8)....read on

Vernon Feature To Frisky Joe

June 9, 2018:

Frisky Joe and Truman Gale took the $9,000 featured trot at Vernon Downs on Friday (June 8)....read on

Audreys Dream Prevails At Grand River

June 9, 2018:

Shooting through the passing lane, Audreys Dream collared favourite Hidden Potential at the wire to win the $8,500 Preferred 3 Pace featured on Friday night's harness racing card at Grand River Raceway....read on

Millers Are Marvelous At Meadowlands

June 8, 2018:

You could say Team Orange crushed it at the Meadowlands....read on

Mach It A Par Wins Mares Open

June 8, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway returned from hiatus Friday night (June 8), with Mach It A Par (Jason Bartlett, $10.60) winning the featured $44,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

'Tempus' Scores Again At Saratoga

June 8, 2018:

Ontario-bred Tempus Seelster owned three wins in the Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino Hotel when she drew the rail in Friday night’s feature....read on

Chelseas Chance Beats The Boys

June 8, 2018:

After tying the Buffalo Raceway all-time trotting track record and smashing the aged (5+) mare mark as well last week with a 1:56.1 mile, Kadabra mare Chelseas Chance was rewarded with a date with the boys in the $11,500 Open Trot on Friday night (June 8)....read on

Fields Set For Armbro Flight, Goodtimes

June 8, 2018:

Two-time defending Armbro Flight champion Hannelore Hanover kicked off Friday night's stakes eliminations at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Mohawk Park Baby Races Streamed Live

June 8, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk Park will be live streaming Saturday morning’s two-year-old qualifiers....read on

Skippin By Passes Them All At Philly

June 8, 2018:

Skippin By drew clear of a tough field for the second straight week, winning the $14,500 distaff pacing feature at Harrah’s Philadelphia Friday afternoon....read on

PEI's Best Head To Summerside

June 8, 2018:

The top pacers in Prince County racing will face off against some hardened campaigners from the capital region in the Sunday afternoon top event at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway....read on

Maritime Breeders Elims Set For Saturday

June 8, 2018:

The top three-year-old pacing fillies and colts will converge on Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park on Saturday for Maritime Breeder’s elimination action....read on

Graduate Series Heads To Tioga

June 8, 2018:

The eyes of the harness racing world shift to Tioga Downs on Sunday afternoon when that New York venue hosts the third and last preliminary leg of the $1 million Graduate series for four-year-olds and the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for three-year-old colt pacers....read on

North American Harness Update Preview

June 8, 2018:

The schedule for 'the Internet’s favourite harness racing handicapping show' North American Harness Update (NAHU), is set for Friday, June 8....read on

Foiled Again Giveaways At The Meadows

June 8, 2018:

When Justify attempts to ride into history Saturday by securing the Triple Crown, it will cap an exciting, festive Belmont Day at The Meadows that features tasty food from an outdoor barbecue, drawings and giveaways, live music and a chance to cheer on a harness racing legend....read on

Gall Elected To Chair Equestrian Canada Category C Industry Affilliates

June 8, 2018:

Representatives from Equestrian Canada Industry and Breed Associate Affiliates recently took part in an election process and nominated Dan Gall, President and CEO of Standardbred Canada, to chair the Category C members representing nine industry affiliates....read on

New Trainer For $800,000 Yearling

June 8, 2018:

The second highest-priced yearling in North American sale history, Tactical Landing has changed barns after a winless rookie season....read on

First Freshmen To Flood Mohawk

June 8, 2018:

In advance of Saturday's star-studded night of stakes eliminations at Woodbine Mohawk Park, the next wave of Standardbreds with superstar aspirations will flood the racetrack on Saturday morning for the first session of two-year-old qualifiers....read on

June Zoom Theme: It’s Post Time!

June 8, 2018:

Many tracks across the country have opened their doors to begin another exciting season of racing, giving I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club members the perfect opportunity to get in on the June Zoom Photo Contest....read on

Back To Basics Approach Pays Off

June 8, 2018:

“I don’t know what it is, but I guess the method I use is no secret. What they do is go back to nature. What I mean is, (treat them like) a horse, don’t (treat them like) people. They give this, they give that, try this, try that. All I know they eat grain and grass, all they can eat. That’s it. That’s the rule everybody should play by, of course everybody thinks they know better, but in this case they’re wrong.”...read on


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