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Open Handicap Trot To Tweet Me

December 4, 2016:

Tweet Me (Pat Lachance, $24.80) bested fellow lass Dot Dot Dot Dash (Steve Smith) on Sunday afternoon (December 4) in winning Yonkers Raceway’s mile-and-a-quarter, $56,000 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Miller On Always B Miki, Betting Line

December 4, 2016:

"There had been so much hype all all year -- on all of us -- for him to break the world record...at times I thought he would do it no problem but, like I said, that day there wasn't for sure still and he did it."...read on

Telling The Big & Little Stories

December 4, 2016:

"If we look at our participants and horses, it’s not difficult to see that they have the ability to touch thousands of local communities, towns and cities. Horses are foaled in areas where local newspeople are searching for news."...read on / continuer à lire

Northfield Guarantees Sunday Pick 4

December 4, 2016:

Northfield Park has announced the addition of a $20,000 Pick-4 total pool guarantee on Sunday (December 4)....read on

Limelight Beach Wins Saratoga Debut

December 4, 2016:

Limelight Beach made his Saratoga debut a winning one on Saturday night (December 3) in the $18,000 Open Pace....read on

Take It Back Terry Prevails In Open

December 4, 2016:

Favourite Take It Back Terry (George Brennan, $4.30) prevailed from the pocket Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $45,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Jackpot Super High Five Hit For $20K

December 4, 2016:

One lucky horseplayer will have plenty of extra dough for the holiday shopping season after taking down the Jackpot Super High Five wager at The Meadowlands for $20,020.22 on Saturday night (December 3)....read on

Dayton Open To My Buddy Ninkster

December 4, 2016:

My Buddy Ninkster scored his 11th 2016 victory on Saturday night (December 3), copping the $15,000 Open I Pace at Hollywood Dayton Raceway in 1:51.1....read on

Favourites Deliver In WEG Preferreds

December 4, 2016:

Favourites Nickle Bag and Sandbetweenurtoes delivered on their pari-mutuel promises in Woodbine Racetrack's co-featured Preferred events on Saturday night (December 3)....read on

Hoerdt, Clark Star In Northlands Stakes

December 3, 2016:

The Kelly Hoerdt stable dominated the $70,000 Northlands Filly Pace while trainer/driver Keith Clark reigned supreme in the co-featured Western Canada Pacing Derby on Saturday night (December 3) at Northlands Park....read on

Thunderbolt Jaxon Strikes Again

December 3, 2016:

In what could only be described as the claim of the year in western New York, Thunderbolt Jaxon, who was taken for $12,500 on October 1, has now won his third straight $9,500 Open pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (December 3)....read on

Merriman Reigns At The Meadows

December 3, 2016:

Kingofthejungle moved smartly first-over for Aaron Merriman and went on to capture Saturday’s $20,000 Preferred Pace at The Meadows. It was one of five wins on the card for Merriman, including a pair for trainer Mike Dowdall....read on

Drone Use For Races 'Encouraging'

December 3, 2016:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario's (AGCO) test run using drone cameras to capture footage of harness racing was held during the Friday (December 2) morning qualifying session at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Drivingthedragon Breathes Fire On Foes

December 3, 2016:

Drivingthedragon made quick work of her feature race rivals on Saturday afternoon (December 3) at Red Shores Charlottetown....read on

SC Rewind: Waples Goes 8-For-8

December 3, 2016:

In this week's edition of Rewind Robert Smith recalls a very special two-day performance by an amazing driver who dazzled the large crowds at Montreal's Blue Bonnets track back in 1956. At the end of this offering he also passes along a special greeting to this revered horseman....read on

Share Your Favourite Newsmakers

December 3, 2016:

As the season comes to a close and we reflect on the past year, Trot Magazine would like to hear what your favourite harness racing news stories were from 2016...read on

Hudon Dominates At Fraser Downs

December 3, 2016:

Dave Hudon dominated Friday's harness racing action at Fraser Downs, winning half of the evening's card....read on

Woodbine Jackpot Nearing $400K

December 2, 2016:

Multiple winning tickets were purchased for Woodbine Racetrack's Jackpot Hi 5 wager on Friday night (December 1), and as a result, the carryover climbed to nearly $400,000....read on

Bongiorno Sweeps Big M Features

December 2, 2016:

Driver Joe Bongiorno captured both featured events on Friday (December 2) evening’s 12-race card at The Meadowlands, teaming up with Windsun Glory ($4.00) in the $15,000 top distaff pace and B Yoyo ($4.00) in the $17,500 trotting feature....read on

Wanna Rock N Roll Scores Open Win

December 2, 2016:

Wanna Rock N Roll had an impressive first part of 2016, racing at Yonkers Raceway and Vernon Downs. But after making four starts at Batavia Downs in the distaff Open, the mare was turned out in August. Now in only her second start back from the layoff, Wanna Rock N Roll was victorious in the $9,500 Mares Open pacing feature at Batavia on Friday night (December 2)....read on

Mach It A Par Victorious In Mares Open

December 2, 2016:

Mach It A Par (Jordan Stratton, $11.40) uncoiled her usual late rush Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $45,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

More Join Truro Fundraiser

December 2, 2016:

More members of Nova Scotia's local racing circuit are joining forces to raise funds for those who were injured in a November accident at Northside Downs....read on

All Bets Off To Race In 2017

December 2, 2016:

The owners of All Bets Off and Hickory Lane Farm have mutually agreed to end the agreement to have the stallion stand stud at Hickory Lane in 2017....read on

Changes To California Medication Rules

December 2, 2016:

The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) would like to remind licensees that penalties for medication violations will change January 1, 2017....read on

Hector Armstrong Passes

December 2, 2016:

Longtime standardbred industry participant Hector Armstrong passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 29 at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington, Ont. at the age of 93....read on

Ont.’s 2017 Approved Race Dates

December 2, 2016:

On Thursday, December 1, in accordance with the recommendations of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and Ontario Racing, the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario issued the 2017 race date schedule....read on

Win 25% Of A Colt & No Bills For A Year

December 2, 2016:

Thinking about getting into Standardbred racehorse ownership? How would you like to win a 25 per cent share of a colt and have no bills for a year?...read on

O'Brien Fan Voting Now Open!

December 2, 2016:

Once again, fans have their say in Canadian harness racing's year-end awards!...read on

Martin Named New HRV CEO

December 2, 2016:

Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) Chairman Dale Monteith has announced the appointment of David Martin as Chief Executive Officer, HRV....read on

Matinee Awards Banquet In The Books

December 2, 2016:

The PEIHRIA, SBHOA and Matinee Racetrack Awards Banquet took place at Red Shores' Charlottetown Driving Park on Wednesday, November 30....read on

Streaks On The Line In Charlottetown

December 2, 2016:

Two horses with winning streaks and one driver chasing history will highlight Red Shores’ action packed 16-dash harness racing program this Saturday (December 3) at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

In The Arsenal Looks To Fire

December 2, 2016:

Kelvin Harrison trainee In the Arsenal will look to return to his winning ways in Saturday (December 3) evening’s $17,500 pacing feature at the Meadowlands Racetrack. The millionaire will square off against six rivals — including the red-hot Bullet Bob and recent stateside arrival Uncle Lile A — in the night’s second of 13 races....read on

Western Fair Supports Funding Plan

December 2, 2016:

The following is a letter sent by Western Fair Association’s President and CEO Hugh Mitchell to Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa confirming his support, as well as Western Fair's, for the ministry’s long-term Government funding plan and encouragement to proceed with its implementation....read on

Teague To Be Feted In February

December 2, 2016:

George Teague Jr. has been awarded the Dominic Frinzi Person of the Year award by Harness Horsemen International....read on

Ron Stokley Passes

December 2, 2016:

Ohio horseman Ron Stokley, 81, of Lebanon, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, at his residence....read on

January Select Mixed Sale Entries Due

December 2, 2016:

The Tattersalls Sales Co. would like to remind horsepeople that entries for the main catalogue for the Meadowlands January Select Mixed Sale will close Monday, December 5....read on

Owners Meeting In PA Sunday

December 2, 2016:

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association has announced that it will host a general membership meeting this Sunday (December 4) at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania....read on

Showdowns Set For Northlands

December 2, 2016:

The curtains are coming down on stakes action for 2016’s harness racing season. Post positions were drawn this week for Saturday’s Northlands Filly Pace and Western Canada Pacing Derby, both with purses of $70,000....read on

Flamboro Closing For Training

December 2, 2016:

Officials with Flamboro Downs have announced that the track will be closed for training for three days next week....read on

Jackpot Hi 5 Climbs To $378K!

December 2, 2016:

An odds-on winner in Thursday’s tenth race at Woodbine Racetrack put a smile on the faces of the favourite players, and something else it did was help to force another carryover in WEG’s popular Jackpot Hi 5 wager....read on

Allies Gift Romps In Flamboro Feature

December 1, 2016:

A six-pack of square gaiters faced the starting gate in Thursday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 Handicap at Flamboro Downs, and Allies Gift turned in a dominant performance in the featured affair....read on

Nike Franco N Beats The Boys

December 1, 2016:

Nike Franco N stepped out of the distaff ranks to beat the top pacers in Thursday’s $30,000 Preferred Handicap at Dover Downs while Sicily held off the opposition to take the $27,500 Delaware Special....read on

Curtain Closing On Harrah's Philadelphia

December 1, 2016:

Closing day of the 2016 Harrah's Philadelphia harness meet will be on Monday, December 12, 2016, with a first post of 12:40 p.m....read on

Perseverance Brings Horse Home

December 1, 2016:

The story of a private investigator, an Ontario Provincial Police constable, and a horse that was referred to as ‘dead’ has cracked the mainstream media. The drawn-out tale, which took place over the course of roughly one year, left a grown man in tears when it came to its conclusion....read on

JK Endofanera’s Book Full, Closed

December 1, 2016:

The first stud book for JK Endofanera p,2, 1:51.4; 3, 1:48.2 ($2,049,580), who was retired from racing earlier this year, is full and closed....read on

Sportswriter To Be Honoured Saturday

December 1, 2016:

This Saturday’s main event at Cal Expo has been named for Bill Conlin, the longtime sportswriter, editor and columnist for the Sacramento Bee who passed away in 1997 at the age of 84....read on

Yonkers Carryover Reminder

December 1, 2016:

A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Friday night’s (Dec. 2) Pick 5 wager at the track will begin with a carryover of $1,060.79....read on

Racing Hill Retired, To Stud

December 1, 2016:

This year's Breeders Crown winner Racing Hill has been retired and will stand as a stallion next year....read on

Horse Running Shoes To Ship In 2017

December 1, 2016:

A horse enthusiast and inventor has seen 20 years of his experience and research in the equine industry culminate with the first clippable running shoes for horses....read on

Thestable.ca Open House And Horse Sale

December 1, 2016:

Whatever your budget, there’s plenty of opportunity to ensure you have a share of a yearling under the tree for Christmas morning....read on


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