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Weiss Series Commences

April 1, 2018:

The Easter Sunday twilight card April 1 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono was headlined by the first preliminary round of the Bobby Weiss Series, with three $15,000 divisions for both trotting males and pacing females on the program....read on

Buddy Weiser Wins Fraser Open

April 1, 2018:

The co-favourite at 8-5, Buddy Weiser went wire to wire in the $12,000 Open Pace on Sunday, April 1 at Fraser Downs, besting the other 8-5 favourite Cool Cowboy in 1:52.1....read on

Century Downs' 2018 Season Underway

April 1, 2018:

The fourth harness racing season initiated at Century Downs on Sunday, April 1, with a 10-race program contested over a "good" track starting the 2018 meet....read on

Kawartha To Meet Regarding Future

April 1, 2018:

The management team at Kawartha Downs expects to have a clearer picture regarding the track's future in a few weeks....read on

April's Calendar Photographer

April 1, 2018:

“My photography experience is purely casual -- I love horses and like to pull the camera out when opportunity arises.”...read on

Woodbine Top Ten: #8

April 1, 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

Western Joe Giant At Meadowlands

April 1, 2018:

The hard-hitting Western Joe reigned supreme once again at the Meadowlands, winning the feature Saturday, March 31, the $20,000 Preferred Handicap Pace, for a fifth time in eight tries this year....read on

Dr J Hanover Hat Tricks In Levy

April 1, 2018:

Dr J Hanover won again in the George Morton Levy Series, winning for the third time as Yonkers Raceway hosted the third preliminary of the springtime series Saturday, March 31....read on

Baillargeon Bags Triple At Woodbine

April 1, 2018:

Trainer Ben Baillargeon sent three winners to the track Saturday, March 31 on a rainy 10-race program, contested over an off going, at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Artful Way, Ulster Score At Saratoga

April 1, 2018:

Artful Way, sent the 1-5 favourite, and Ulster, the 1-2 betting choice, claimed victory in the Open Pace and Open Trot respectively on Saturday, March 31 at Saratoga Raceway....read on

Pairs Of Paces Featured At Miami Valley

April 1, 2018:

A pair of Open Paces and a pair of final preliminary divisions of the Tom Tharps Memorial late-closing series highlighted the Saturday, March 31 night program over a sloppy track at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

Im So Handsome Breezes In Buffalo

March 31, 2018:

Im So Handsome to the front after the quarter and blew home riding the tailwind to a one-and-three-quarter length victory in the $8,800 featured pace on Saturday, March 31 at Buffalo Raceway....read on

Awesomeness In Pocono Feature

March 31, 2018:

Awesomeness, brushing to control following a battle for the lead by the quarter, advanced to a 1:51.3 victory in the $25,000 Open Pace on Saturday, March 31 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

McGwire Sowers With Five Opening Day

March 31, 2018:

Rookie driver McGwire Sowers stepped into the limelight on Saturday, March 31, claiming victory in five of the 10 races programmed, four of which were back to back, on opening day of the 68th racing season at Scarborough Downs....read on

Phoenix Warrior N Flies At Meadows

March 31, 2018:

Off a 10-week layoff, Phoenix Warrior N and Dan Rawlings roared wide through the lane to pull off a 14-1 upset in the $20,000 Preferred Pace Saturday, March 31 at The Meadows....read on

A Thank You From Heather Reid

March 31, 2018:

"There are literally no words to say what I feel but it has been a joy and pleasure to have been involved in this industry for all these years"....read on

Thunder Snow Wins Dubai World Cup

March 31, 2018:

Saeed bin Suroor has dominated the Dubai World Cup like no other trainer and won the US $10 million feature for a stunning eighth time with the Christophe Soumillon-ridden Thunder Snow....read on

SC Rewind: Madawaska Mile, Pt. 2

March 31, 2018:

​In this week's Rewind Robert Smith concludes the two-part story started last week concerning the Madawaska Mile Race held back in 1958 at Connaught Park....read on

Woodbine Top Ten: #9

March 31, 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

Mateo Qualifies At Yonkers

March 31, 2018:

Alberta-bred standout Mateo, a 2017 O'Brien Award finalist, was back in action on Friday, March 30 winning his four-year-old qualifying debut for new connections at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Hurried Romance Wins Young Memorial

March 31, 2018:

Hurried Romance led a field of three-year-old B.C. bred fillies from start to finish in the $35,000 Marian Young Memorial on Friday night (March 30) at Fraser Downs....read on

Keystone Riptide Upsets At Meadowlands

March 30, 2018:

Friday night’s featured fillies and mares conditioned pace at the Meadowlands was supposed to be a battle between Delightful Dragon and Monica Gallagher, a pair of talented mares who were both seeking to win for a third consecutive start....read on

Inside And Outside Players In Preferred

March 30, 2018:

If you’re trying to solve Saturday’s featured race at The Meadows, you may need to look inside and out — there’s a lot to like at each end of the gate. The feature, a $20,000 Preferred Pace, goes as race eight and kicks off the Pick 5....read on

Spreester Shines In Saratoga Return

March 30, 2018:

A familiar face made her return to town a winning one in Friday night’s feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Shartin N Leads Matchmaker Mares

March 30, 2018:

Yonkers Raceway deferred to the ladies for Good Friday and Passover (March 30), offering the non-denominational third round of the Blue Chip Matchmaker....read on

Barockey Completes Moreau Triple

March 30, 2018:

Barockey swept by the front-striding P L Hurricane in the stretch to cap off a Friday night training triple for Richard Moreau at Woodbine Racetrack, winning a $25,000 high-end conditioned pace for fillies and mares....read on

Pacing Mare Develops A Winning Pattern

March 30, 2018:

There’s one thing you can depend on thus far in 2018 — and that is that Noone To Depend On is going to win every other start....read on

Meadows Friday Feature To Homepage

March 30, 2018:

Homepage stalked Maewegonow from the pocket, then edged away from her late to capture Friday’s feature at The Meadows, a $14,300 fillies and mare conditioned trot....read on

Weiss Series Kicks Off Sunday At Pocono

March 30, 2018:

The annual $800,000 (est.) Bobby Weiss Series, for up-and-coming three and four-year-olds of both gaits and sexes, starts its 2018 edition on this Sunday’s card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, which will have a special Easter Sunday post time of 5 p.m....read on

'Dr J' Seeks Another Slam Dunk

March 30, 2018:

“When I bought him, I bought him for the long haul. I think last year was a good year, but I thought he left some money on the table in some of his races.”...read on

Bartlett On Matchmaker, Levy Drives

March 30, 2018:

As the leading driver at Yonkers Raceway in each of the past four seasons, including last year when horses he drove earned $10.4 million, driver Jason Bartlett finds himself in an unusual position three months into the 2018 season: in second place....read on

Bob McClure: Family Man

March 30, 2018:

Over the past couple of years, a lot has changed in the life of driver Bob McClure. But as his name rises up the standings on Canada’s top racing circuit, it’s at home where he finds his greatest joy....read on

Woodbine Top Ten: #10

March 30, 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

Some Royalty On A Roll

March 29, 2018:

Some Royalty continued her recent dominance in Thursday’s co-feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Beachin Lindy Impresses Again

March 29, 2018:

Beachin Lindy burned a pile of wagering money in back-to-back starts earlier this year, but since then the only thing he’s burned is rubber for trainer Steve Charlton....read on

Dover Finishes Meet With A Bang

March 29, 2018:

Déjà Vu Blue, Super Fly, Go Sandy Go and Slick Tony captured their respective $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund finals during Thursday’s closing card of season at Dover Downs....read on

Flamboro Preferred To Honor Above All

March 29, 2018:

Wildwild Men was heavily favoured to win Thursday’s $8,500 Preferred 3 at Flamboro Downs, but Honor Above All turned a ground-saving trip into a 4-1 mini upset in the evening’s top trot....read on

Hoosier Park Set For Season Opener

March 29, 2018:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is set to kick off the 25th year of live harness racing on Friday, March 30 with a full weekend of promotions, giveaways, dining specials, free entertainment, family fun, and more....read on

Minore Mastery In Amateur Trot

March 29, 2018:

On an extremely foggy afternoon with intermittent rain falling in New York's southern Catskill Mountains, Paul Minore sat a two-hole trip then rallied Wygant Prince to a neck victory in Thursday’s third leg of the North American Amateur Drivers Association trot at Monticello Raceway....read on

Lawson To Chair Ontario Racing

March 29, 2018:

Mr. Jim Lawson was today (March 29) unanimously elected Chairman of the Board by the Directors of Ontario Racing, following the retirement of Mr. Hugh Mitchell in the role....read on

‘All My EX’s’ To Spar Saturday

March 29, 2018:

An Open Pace featuring Im An Athlete and Allmyxsliventexas and a Filly and Mare Open Pace that will bring out Delightfully Wild and Directing Traffic head the marquee for Saturday night (March 31) at Cal Expo....read on

Midnite Craze, Vicki All Shine At Pompano

March 29, 2018:

Midnite Craze and Vicki All took top honours in Pompano Park's twin $15,000 Open Handicap Trotting features on Wednesday night (March 28). The former stopped the clock in 1:55.2 for Dave Ingraham and the latter hit the wire in 1:56.3 for Mickey McNichol....read on

Dresden Slots To Leave In 2019

March 29, 2018:

On Wednesday (March 28), Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited confirmed that it is planning for its new Cascades casino in Chatham-Kent to open in mid-2019. The company has officially stated that its gaming operations at Dresden Raceway will cease operating once the Chatham location is up and running....read on

OHHA Office Closed Friday

March 29, 2018:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association’s office will be closed on Friday (March 30) in observation of the Good Friday holiday....read on

SC Holiday Closure Notice

March 29, 2018:

Please take note that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed Friday (March 30) in observance of the Good Friday holiday....read on

Preferred Stars Qualify At Mohawk

March 29, 2018:

The start of the 2018 ‘Woodbine, Mohawk Park’ racing season is quickly approaching, thus several talented older performers resurfaced Thursday morning (March 29) for qualifying action over the Campbellville oval....read on

More ‘Big M’ Handle News

March 29, 2018:

Last Saturday (March 24) was a big one at the Meadowlands Racetrack, as, for the second time this year, handle on the live program reached the magical $3 million mark....read on

Victorious Mares To Meet Friday

March 29, 2018:

The Easter holiday weekend of live racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack will kick off with an 11-race card on Friday evening (March 30)....read on

Andrews’ Dues Paying Off

March 29, 2018:

“I’ve always worked for people I thought could teach me something, and I’m using what I’ve learned from all of them.”...read on

Show & Tell, Harness Racing Style!

March 29, 2018:

Why do we love Canadian Harness Racing? It sounds like a simple question that can generate responses like, 'It’s fun to watch!' or 'Horses are great!' But we want to take a deeper dive and want you to show or tell us why you love Canadian harness racing....read on


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