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Elska Min Highlights Killarney Weekend

August 2, 2015:

Elska Min rebuffed a challenge from Caress Of Steel in the stretch to win this weekend's $1,800 Open Handicap Pace in Killarney, Manitoba....read on

Training Triples For Demers & McDonald

August 2, 2015:

Gerard Demers and Gary McDonald each scored training triples that included victories in the co-featured Winners Over events during Sunday's harness racing card at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Barona Lilac Continues To Give Back

August 2, 2015:

After earning three wins through the month of July racing for the Boys and Girls Club of Truro and Colchester, Barona Lilac kicked off her August campaign for a new local charity with a victory in Sunday's top class at Truro Raceway....read on

Sotally Tober Upsets In Century Open

August 2, 2015:

Sotally Tober kept Ghost Pine at bay through a third quarter sprint and held off the favourites to win Sunday afternoon's $10,000 Open for three and four-year-old pacers at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Summerside Feature To Machinthesand

August 2, 2015:

Machinthesand and driver Ken Murphy won the Sunday feature at Red Shores Summerside in 1:57.2....read on

American Pharoah Wins Again

August 2, 2015:

Total domination! With a record Monmouth Park crowd lustily cheering him on, Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah cruised to his eighth straight victory Sunday, winning the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational (Grade 1) by any margin his rider pleased....read on

Propulsion Tops Summer Mixed Sale

August 2, 2015:

Four-year-old trotter Propulsion topped the Meadowlands Summer Mixed Sale held on Sunday, Aug. 2 in East Rutherford, New Jersey, selling for six-figures to Swedish interests....read on

Fillies In Atlantic Sires Stakes Spotlight

August 2, 2015:

Jann Down and Miss Oromocto shared the spotlight at Inverness Raceway on Sunday afternoon as both three-year-old pacing fillies were victorious in a pair of $9,580 Atlantic Sires Stakes divisions....read on

Steward Dominates Leamington Opener

August 2, 2015:

Driver Nick Steward normally spends his Sunday afternoons plying his driving skills close to home at Clinton Raceway, but a mid-week conversation with trainer Gord McDonnell convinced Steward to take a trip to Ontario's southernmost racetrack....read on

No Surprises In New York Sire Stakes

August 2, 2015:

The mutuel payouts may have been small, but the purses were spread around in the three-year-old filly pacing division of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) at Batavia Downs on Sunday (Aug. 2). A different sire, driver and trainer won each leg of the series as they represented the best New York State has to offer for this sex and gait....read on

Fireyourguns Prevails In Photo Finish

August 2, 2015:

After working clear of Elite Awards with just over a circuit to go, Fireyourguns ($2.60) narrowly held off a late charge from that same rival--and two others--to capture Sunday (August 2) afternoon's $12,000 Open Pace at Tioga Downs....read on

El Azteca Wins Aces Open Trot

August 2, 2015:

El Azteca (Gerry Longo), a consistent money-making trotter since arriving at Running Aces almost two months ago, broke through with his first Open class triumph on Sunday night, besting Jailer (Tim Maier) and Silence Son (Nick Roland) in 1:56.4....read on

The Result Of Instant Responsibility

August 2, 2015:

“Over the last few years, things have been really different. I’ve been in the barn every morning; I have people to answer to all the time and more responsibilities. It actually made me grow up and mature a lot more. I took on everything he had, so I had to grow up. I couldn’t go out and party all the time; that helped me out a lot, for sure.”...read on

The Lasting Legacy Of Armbro Farms

August 2, 2015:

Trainers and drivers recall some of the many champions associated with soon-to-be Canadian Hall of Famer Charles Armstrong in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Madefromlucky Scores In West Virginia

August 2, 2015:

From the hills of West Virginia to the neat shedrow of the bulging 73-horse Stable That God Loves, the cheers were loud and long when Madefromlucky came off the pace with a powerful stretch run to easily defeat his eight hard-charging rivals by 1-1/2 lengths in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby Saturday at Mountaineer Park in Chester, WV....read on

Hudon Closing In On Career Milestone

August 2, 2015:

Driver Phil Hudon inched closer to a career milestone with a Saturday night victory aboard Duc Dorleans in a $30,000 upper-level conditioned event at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Kawartha Family Fun Night A Success

August 2, 2015:

The largest crowd of the 2015 season to date, more than 3,200 people, turned out to Kawartha Downs Saturday evening to enjoy Family Fun Night....read on

Cummings Counters With Six Wins

August 2, 2015:

Victories have been coming in bunches for this track's top drivers of late and Saturday night was no exception. Not to be outdone by Drew Monti’s five-victory outing on Friday (July 31), Batavia Downs defending dash driving champion Kevin Cummings struck back fast and hard tonight taking a six-pack to the winner's circle....read on

Longo Sweeps Running Aces Opens

August 2, 2015:

Veteran horseman Gerry Longo seems to be getting better with age. Now 70 years old, but still going strong with a string of 10 horses in his stable, driver Longo swept to victory in the last three races on the Saturday night card at Running Aces....read on

Freshmen Star In Hanover Stakes

August 2, 2015:

Grand Circuit racing action returned to Balmoral Park on Saturday, August 1 as a pair of Hanover Stakes for two-year-old pacers shared top billing on the 12-race card....read on

Wings Of Royalty Battles For Vernon Win

August 2, 2015:

Sustaining a first-over bid through the far turn, Wings Of Royalty ($2.40) wore down the pacesetting Count Speed for a 1:54.3 triumph in the $8,000 Open II Trot at Vernon Downs on Saturday (August 1) evening....read on

Skates N Plates Prevails In Tioga Open

August 2, 2015:

Taking advantage of a pocket trip and room on the far turn left by a fading Bourbon Bay, Skates N Plates ($29.60) pounced late to just collar Six Bax in Saturday (August 1) evening's $14,000 Open Trot at Tioga Downs....read on

Bee A Magician Lowers Yonkers Record

August 2, 2015:

We offer up the Saturday night idiom, “Give them an inch and they’ll take a mile.” We do so because after Texican N (Eric Carlson, $7) won the first of Yonkers Raceway’s $48,000 co-features by an inch, Her Highness, Bee A Magician (Brian Sears, $2.50), won the other by a mile....read on

Thunderaway Sets Charlottetown Record

August 2, 2015:

Thunderaway, with Jason Hughes in the bike, established a new track record for aged trotters stopping the timer in 1:57.3 Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Hemi Seelster Wins Dream Of Glory

August 1, 2015:

Hemi Seelster and driver Steve Byron cruised wire-to-wire to win the $75,100 Dream Of Glory Trot during a stakes-filled Saturday night program at Hanover Raceway....read on

Napolitano Wins Six Races At Pocono

August 1, 2015:

A hundred wins in July apparently wasn't enough for George Napolitano Jr....read on

Hambletonian Oaks Field Determined

August 1, 2015:

Lock Down Lindy and Spirit To Win were the winners Saturday night of the two $35,000 elimination races to determine starters in the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks, to be held at The Meadowlands on August 8....read on

Pocono Preparing For Anniversary Week

August 1, 2015:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is busy preparing for their 50th Anniversary week, August 15-22....read on

Inspired Art Continues St. John's Streak

August 1, 2015:

Inspired Art continued his undefeated 10-year-old campaign with another dominating victory against the top pacers at St. John's Racing and Entertainment Centre on Saturday afternoon....read on

Wrapped To Go Upsets In Klein Elims

August 1, 2015:

Three-year-old pacing fillies Wrapped To Go and Thats Extra were victorious in the $10,000 eliminations for the Ralph Klein Breeders Stakes on Saturday at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Junebugs Baby Lowers Northside Record

August 1, 2015:

Junebugs Baby returned to his regular stomping grounds at Northside Downs following a victory in Inverness' Johnny & Margaret Allan Ian Memorial last weekend and was a dominant 15-length winner in the feature event on Saturday afternoon....read on

'Dude' Is The Man In The Adios

August 1, 2015:

Dudes The Man turned in a career-best 1:48.4 performance to win the $400,000 Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids presented by Coors Light on Saturday afternoon at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino....read on

A 'Campbelltonian' Still Possible?

August 1, 2015:

While John Campbell has ruled out a repeat in Monday's Battle of Waterloo at Grand River Raceway, the Hall of Famer has not ruled out driving next Saturday at The Meadowlands for the 2015 Hambletonian day card....read on

McNair Seeks Industry Day Double

August 1, 2015:

"The first time I went with him I said, 'What one is this?' I don't usually get to know many of them until they start qualifying. He was my favourite right off the bat."...read on

Meet August's Calendar Photographer

August 1, 2015:

“It’s the excitement, the minute the lights go down and there is an amazing silence as the crowd numbering around 20,000 holds their collective breath waiting for the horses to go to post.”...read on

Si Semalu Favoured In Island Feature

August 1, 2015:

The harness racing calendar has officially turned the page into August and the countdown is on to Old Home Week 2015 as Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park stages an exciting 13-dash program Saturday with post time at 6 p.m....read on

Love Matters Stays Undefeated In Arden

August 1, 2015:

Love Matters remained undefeated in three career starts when she captured a division of Friday’s Edward M. Ryan, a $60,000 Arden Downs stake for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters, at The Meadows....read on

Stakes Double For Waples, McIntosh

August 1, 2015:

Driver Randy Waples captured a pair of three-year-old pacing colt Grassroots events at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday evening with horses trained by one of his harness racing heroes....read on

Monti And Lutetium Shine At Batavia

August 1, 2015:

More spectacular weather greeted a full house of fans at Batavia Downs on Friday night (July 31) and the faithful were treated to extraordinary performances by both man and beast....read on

Doherty & Haughton Elims Contested

August 1, 2015:

The freshman trotters geared up for the first round of their major stakes on Friday night at The Meadowlands. Twenty-four fillies went behind the gate in three eliminations of the Jim Doherty Memorial (formerly the Merrie Annabelle) while 19 colts and geldings contested the Peter Haughton Memorial eliminations, split into two divisions....read on

Morrill Dominates While Fillies Face Off

July 31, 2015:

Jim Morrill Jr. continued his success on the New York Sire Stakes circuit on Friday (July 31) evening at Tioga Downs, prevailing in five of the evening's 10 races. Among his wins was a $56,500 New York Sire Stakes split for two-year-old pacing fillies, in which Soft Idea ($3.00) kicked clear in upper stretch after staving off mild pressure on the far turn....read on

Sing Like An Angel Triples In Mares Open

July 31, 2015:

Sing Like An Angel cruised to her third straight victory -- and fastest this season -- in the $11,500 Fillies & Mares Open Handicap Pace featured on Friday night at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

Napolitano Hits 100 Win Mark In July

July 31, 2015:

George Napolitano Jr., the leading driver at both The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono and Harrah's Philadelphia who celebrated his 7,000th career victory earlier this month, achieved the driving "century mark" for July, posting victory number 100 in the final day of the month Friday night at Pocono with the trotter Ras Shaknthtbacon....read on

Hoosier Park Adds Overnight Series

July 31, 2015:

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino recently announced the addition of four overnight series to compliment Indiana’s most prestigious pacing race, the Dan Patch Stakes on Friday, August 14....read on

Cinamony Scores Sixth Straight Win

July 31, 2015:

The names have not been changed to protect the innocent, because the song remains the same....read on

Winner Reappointed To Racing Board

July 31, 2015:

California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced on Friday, July 31 that Charles Winner, 74, of Beverly Hills, has been reappointed to the California Horse Racing Board, where he has been chair since 2013 and has served since 2012....read on

Klein Stakes Set For Century

July 31, 2015:

Hall of Fame horseman Keith Clark looks like he will be the king of the hill this Saturday as the three-year-old fillies will be taking centre stage at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

SC Main Office Closure Notice

July 31, 2015:

Please note that Standardbred Canada's main office in Mississauga, Ont. will be closed all day on Monday, August 3 in observation of the Civic Holiday....read on

Budweiser Clydesdales Strut Vernon

July 31, 2015:

An audience of 7,000 people packed Vernon Downs this past Sunday (July 26) to get a glimpse of the Budweiser Clydesdales. The world-famous horses spent the week housed at the Vernon Downs stables, culminating in a public meet and greet....read on

Campbell Suffers Broken Wrist

July 31, 2015:

Driver John Campbell was involved in a racing accident Friday morning (July 31) at the Meadowlands Racetrack during the raceway’s two-year-old qualifying session, and a follow-up report on the situation does not sound good....read on


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