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Boli Repeats In Open; Spriggs Steps Up

April 24, 2017:

On any normal racing night, usually, the headline belongs to the winner of the Open event here at Pompano Park....read on

Changes To Be Unveiled In London

April 24, 2017:

The staff at The Raceway at Western Fair District are busy gearing up for what promises to be a busy and exciting month of May with a couple of new initiatives thrown in for good measure....read on

Harrington's Season Is Underway

April 24, 2017:

An overcast sky on an unseasonably cool spring day greeted customers at Harrington Raceway's opening night for the track's 71st season of live harness racing....read on

No Stopping Odds On Amethyst

April 24, 2017:

Make it six-in-a-row and counting for Odds On Amethyst thanks to his gutsy, first-over score in Monday’s $34,000 Preferred Trot at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Weiss Prelims Continue At Pocono

April 24, 2017:

Dash Of Danger looked to complete a sweep of his four $15,000 preliminary rounds of the Bobby Weiss Series for male pacers Monday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, but his hopes were dashed when the American Ideal colt Talent Soup rallied from first-over to win by 1-3/4 lengths in 1:51.1....read on

Hickory Icon Burns Rubber At Plainridge

April 24, 2017:

Miami Valley Raceway shipper Hickory Icon was placed in the capable hands of Eddie Davis, Jr. for the $15,000 Open handicap pace at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon and the two left little doubt who was the best this day....read on

Changes Upcoming For Yonkers Schedule

April 24, 2017:

Yonkers Raceway officials announced Monday some changes to its upcoming live racing schedule....read on

Lyonssomewhere Comes Up Large

April 24, 2017:

After disappointing in a road trip to Woodbine Racetrack on April 8, Lyonssomewhere traveled to The Raceway at Western Fair District and laid a Monday evening whooping on the pacing foes he faced in the $11,000 Preferred 2 for horses and geldings....read on

Timothy Capps Passes

April 24, 2017:

Timothy T. Capps, 71, director of the Equine Industry Program in the University of Louisville College of Business, passed away on April 22 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital. He had been hospitalized since mid-February following a stroke....read on

Kathy Burlingame Passes

April 24, 2017:

Katherine Ellen Massey Burlingame, 69, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away at her residence on April 18, 2017....read on

Thestable.ca Announces ‘Spring Showcase’

April 24, 2017:

It's that time of year again. The flowers are in bloom, birds are singing, and the Class of 2016 / 2017 is edging closer to graduation day: the qualifiers....read on

ID Technician On PEI

April 24, 2017:

SC Identification Technician Stephen MacLeod will be on Prince Edward Island on Tuesday, May 2 to freeze brand any horses requiring freeze brand identification....read on

Photo Gallery – Canadian Colours Presentation

April 24, 2017:

On Friday, April 21 at Fraser Downs, Brandon Campbell was presented with the official Canadian driving colours and helmet for the upcoming 2017 World Driving Championship. Campbell will represent Canada in this year’s WDC, presented by Standardbred Canada from August 12–18....read on

Youth Foundation Prepping For Season

April 24, 2017:

With the Harness Horse Youth Foundation’s May 15 camp application deadline rapidly approaching, students are not the only ones scrambling to prepare. The organization’s stable of Trottingbred horses is being prepped for its cross-country tour....read on

Harper Blue Chip Surfaces

April 24, 2017:

Mohawk Racetrack played host to a seven-race docket of qualifiers on Monday morning (April 24), and the second race of the session featured the charted return of Harper Blue Chip, who will look to reach the $1 million earning milestone this season....read on

On Gait Management Division Announced

April 24, 2017:

Officials with ongait.com have issued a release in regard to the establishment of the On Gait Management Division, which has been designed to recruit and navigate owner prospects through the uncharted nuances of Standardbred ownership....read on

Anwar Hanover Upsets In Pocono Feature

April 24, 2017:

Anwar Hanover, riding great second-over cover for driver Andrew McCarthy, caught the first-over Cruise Patrol by a neck to lower his mark by a tick to 1:51.1 in winning the $18,000 featured pace Sunday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Concerns For New York Sire Stakes

April 23, 2017:

The Harness Horse Breeders of New York State announced Sunday evening it is concerned with changes that are in the works for the handling of the New York Sire Stakes....read on

Panocchio Prevails By A Nose

April 23, 2017:

Panocchio, returning to the racing wars after a two-month layoff because of sickness, showed his gameness by defeating a classy octet of pacers in Sunday’s $11,000 Open Handicap Pace at Pompano Park....read on

Perfect Night For Gagnon

April 23, 2017:

Guy Gagnon sent out four starters Sunday evening at Rideau Carleton Raceway, and those four performers manufactured a perfect night for the veteran horseman....read on

Bounce Back Score For Win One Soon

April 23, 2017:

Things didn’t go very well for Win One Soon in last week’s assignment in Flamboro’s feature race for pacers, but Sunday night’s test versus easier company was a different story....read on

Saratoga Open Trot To Charmed Life

April 23, 2017:

Ontario Sires Stakes graduate Charmed Life cruised to victory in the Sunday feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Training Triple For Starkewski

April 23, 2017:

Trainer Rod Starkewski has enjoyed a solid start to his 2017 season in western Canada, and his training triple during Sunday’s 10-race card at Century Downs certainly helped the cause....read on

Brown Memorial To Jailhouse Sam

April 23, 2017:

Jailhouse Sam was crowned champion of the annual Robert J. Brown Memorial trotting series on Sunday afternoon at Miami Valley Raceway....read on

Hippodrome 3R Season Kicks Off; No Longer Offering 'Show' Wagering

April 23, 2017:

Hippodrome 3R kicked off its 2017 season of live harness racing on Sunday, April 23, as the Quebec half-miler played host to a nine-race card that feature both an $8,000 Preferred 1 Trot and an $8,000 Preferred 1 Pace....read on

Permanent Joy For Amateur Reinsman

April 23, 2017:

Harness racing’s travelling roadshow, the CKG Billings Amateur Driving Series, moved on to Freehold Raceway on Saturday afternoon (April 22) where a seven-horse field went to post. When the judges hung the ‘official’ sign, Bobby ‘Rapid Rail’ Krivelin emerged victorious with his own Permanent Joy in a 2:01:1 clocking....read on

Updated SBOANJ Nomination Form

April 23, 2017:

Officials with the Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey have announced that the organization’s stakes nomination form has now been updated....read on

Clete ‘Doc’ Vonderwell Passes

April 23, 2017:

Clete M. ‘Doc’ Vonderwell, 81, of Delphos, Ohio, passed away on April 7 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert....read on

Handicapping Contest Update

April 23, 2017:

With the Matchmaker and Levy Series in the books, the 2017 Hambletonian Society Grand Circuit Handicapping Challenge heads into its first bye week with Matt Rose maintaining a slight lead over Rusty Nash with a score of 251.63 vs. 246.00....read on

More NA Cup Eligibles Emerge

April 23, 2017:

Seven of the pacing colts that comprise the top 10 listed in the Trot Magazine 2017 Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book have now made on-track appearances as sophomores....read on

'Titus' Victorious In Saratoga Return

April 23, 2017:

Titus Seelster scored in his return to Saratoga Casino Hotel on Saturday night (April 22) taking the evening’s $12,500 feature....read on

13-Year-Old Longshots Sweep Exacta

April 22, 2017:

The biggest fireworks of the Saturday night (April 22) harness racing program at The Meadowlands came in race 10 when Pat Lachance steered 13-year-old Semalu Express to a last-to-first win at 111-1 odds. He was followed by fellow 13-year-old Stormin Rustler, who was 95-1....read on

Parked Out Hot Deuce Prevails In Open

April 22, 2017:

Just imagine if Hot Deuce would have seen a pylon....read on

Lightly Raced McRaven Wins Hackett

April 22, 2017:

McRaven, the hard luck colt that was sidelined after just two starts — both Ohio Sires Stakes victories — as a two-year-old, is back bigger and better than ever....read on

Dinner At The Met Circles Preferred Foes

April 22, 2017:

Fresh off the claim and a 1:50 Canadian season's record performance last weekend, Dinner At The Met rallied onto the scene late to defeat a field of Preferred pacers at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday night (April 22) for trainer/driver Travis Cullen....read on

Mr Irresistible Headlines Red Shores Opener

April 22, 2017:

Mr Irresistible wasted no time making his mark on the east coast as the harness racing season opened up at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park on Saturday, April 22....read on

Major Uptrend Still In Smashing Form

April 22, 2017:

Major Uptrend has now won four times in a row, and is a nose away from having won eight straight, after he made the 181-mile ship from Dover to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono a profitable one Saturday night (April 22), taking the $25,000 Winners Over Pace in 1:50....read on

Keystone Velocity Perseveres In Levy; Mackenzie A Wins Matchmaker

April 22, 2017:

Keystone Velocity (Dan Dube, $24.80) was hard-used early and hard-headed late Saturday night (April 22), winning Yonkers Raceway’s co-featured $529,000 final of the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series....read on

John Brocklehurst Passes

April 22, 2017:

John P. Brocklehurst, 81, a second-generation horseman in a family whose reach in harness racing now extends to a fourth generation, passed away during the morning of Saturday, April 22....read on

Canwood Completes Series Sweep

April 22, 2017:

Canwood used the Lightning Lane to power past her stablemate, Massive Risk, and capture Saturday’s $27,200 championship of the Princess Pablano Trot at The Meadows and seal her sweep of the series....read on

Fan Club Honours MacDonald

April 22, 2017:

The I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club recognized trainer/driver Anthony MacDonald of Guelph, Ont. as the Fan Club’s 2016 Ambassador of the Year in a winner's circle presentation at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday night (April 22)....read on

Yoga Pants Dominates Bath Final; 1,000 Wins For Knight

April 22, 2017:

Three-year-old pacing filly Yoga Pants stretched her win streak to seven with another dominant victory in the $75,000 final of the Penny Bath Memorial featured on the 2016-17 meet-closing card at Fraser Downs on Saturday (April 22)....read on

Stars Shine At The Meadowlands

April 22, 2017:

The big guns are beginning to show up at The Meadowlands for qualifiers and there were more than a few Grand Circuit stars of last year sprinkled throughout Saturday morning’s card....read on

Simard Ready For Full Season At 3R

April 22, 2017:

His nickname is ‘The Black Cat’ and many horse racing fans know him that way or as trainer-driver Richard Simard, and he is ready for plenty of action this season as the Hippodrome 3R opens for live harness racing on Sunday....read on

Tritton Stars Primed for Saturday Night

April 22, 2017:

“He is as good as he’s ever been. We were hoping for a better draw this year, that’s all. But he’s as good as he was last year. He’s ready for a big race, I’d say.”...read on

Kawartha Opens Monday For Training

April 22, 2017:

In preparation for the 45th season of racing at Kawartha Downs, the track will be open for training starting this Monday (April 24) from 6 a.m. to noon....read on

Rewind: The Kopas All-Star Qualifier

April 22, 2017:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith pays a further tribute to Jack Kopas, the great horseman who recently passed away at the age of 88....read on

My Tweed Heart Takes Saratoga Open

April 22, 2017:

Ohio champion My Tweed Heart scored the first win of her four-year-old campaign in the $13,000 Fillies & Mares Open Handicap Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Friday night (April 21)....read on

Da Magician Triumphs In Linton Final

April 22, 2017:

Da Magician added the Keith Linton Memorial to his resume with a 1:53.1 career-best performance in the $75,000 sophomore colt stakes final featured on Friday night (April 21) at Fraser Downs....read on

European Import Lives Up To Hype

April 21, 2017:

Tuonoblu Rex, the American-sired, Italian-bred, and Dutch-trained son of Cantab Hall, entered Friday's $20,000 Preferred Trot at The Meadowlands with a healthy amount of hype following an eye-catching qualifying win in his first appearance on Big M soil two weeks ago....read on


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