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Burke And Palone Feted In Pennsylvania

January 31, 2015:

On their second annual “Night of Champions,” The Meadows Racetrack & Casino and the Meadows Standardbred Owners Association (MSOA) honoured locally based horsemen Dave Palone and Ron Burke, who have become two of harness racing’s most celebrated champions....read on

Meadows Feature To Macharoundtheclock

January 31, 2015:

In her characteristic Silky Sullivan fashion, Macharoundtheclock rallied from sixth to capture Friday’s $15,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred Pace at The Meadows....read on

Meladys Monet Rebounds From Injury

January 31, 2015:

The trotter that had stolen the show this winter at The Meadowlands had been conspicuous by his absence for the last four weeks....read on

Feelin Flush Wins Over Award Finalists

January 31, 2015:

Alberta's top ranked mares of 2014 faced each other together for the first time this year in Friday night's $10,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Northlands Park with Travis Cullen trainee Feelin Flush coming out a winner....read on

Legerdepan Fastest In Niatross Prep

January 30, 2015:

The popular Niatross Knockout Claiming Series begins next Saturday at Buffalo Raceway and some of the pacers slated to participate got to eyeball their competition in four divisions of prep races on a frigid Friday night (January 30)....read on

Carolsideal Defeats Yonkers Distaffers

January 30, 2015:

Favoured Carolsideal (Dan Dube, $5.40) offered up some first-over fisticuffs Friday night, handily winning Yonkers Raceway’s $35,000 featured Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

Thundering Ovation Repeats In London

January 30, 2015:

Thundering Ovation was a repeat winner in the $11,000 Preferred 2 Trot at The Raceway at the Western Fair District as she romped to a five-length victory in Friday night's feature event....read on

Marquise De Sarah Wins Preferred

January 30, 2015:

Marquise De Sarah retook the lead from Waasmula in deep stretch to deliver on her pari-mutuel promise in the featured $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred Pace at Woodbine Racetrack on Friday night....read on

Annual Meeting Of Members Details

January 30, 2015:

Standardbred Canada members are invited to attend the SC Annual Meeting of Members....read on

Hard Rock Makes Advances In NJ

January 30, 2015:

It has been reported that on Thursday, January 29 the New Jersey Casino Control Commission issued Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment a statement of compliance. The statement marks the first step for the ‘Hard Rock’ brand to potentially become added to the gaming mix in the state and possibly at the Meadowlands....read on

Red Shores Card Moved To Sunday

January 30, 2015:

The curtain will fall on Red Shores’ winter harness racing meet with a 15-dash program Sunday at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The card has been moved to Sunday due to the winter storm in the forecast for Saturday....read on

Committee Passes Racing Promotion Bill

January 30, 2015:

It has been reported that a Senate committee in Indiana this week voted 10-0 to pass a bill that is designed for the state horse racing commission to use monies from the breed development fund for the promotion of the sport....read on

Dresden Uncertainty Continues

January 30, 2015:

According to a report, the Dresden Agricultural Society (DAS) has announced that it is missing $53,000 and that the money has gone missing in the last month....read on

Island Breeding Seminars To Wrap Up

January 30, 2015:

The Island Breeders seminar series will wind up tonight (Friday, January 30) at Red Shores’ Charlottetown and will begin at 7 p.m....read on

Law Joins Horse Adoption Board

January 30, 2015:

Heading for Home Racehorse Retraining and Adoption Center is pleased to announce Tom Law as the latest appointee to its Board of Directors....read on

Marvin Kaufman Passes

January 30, 2015:

Officials with the Standardbred Owners Association of New York have announced that Standardbred racing participant Marvin Kaufman has passed away....read on

Three-Year-Old Sustaining Form Online

January 30, 2015:

Owners of Ontario Sires Stakes-eligible horses are reminded that the deadline for the three-year-old OSS sustaining payment of $700 is February 15....read on

Charles ‘Chuck’ Coon Passes

January 30, 2015:

Hall of Famer Charles E. ‘Chuck’ Coon passed away Friday morning (January 30) in Oxford, Michigan, after a short illness. He was 86....read on

Here Come The Foals Of 2015

January 30, 2015:

As the calendar approaches the end of January, more and more of harness racing's future stars will be hitting the ground and taking their first steps....read on

Jackpot Climbing At Woodbine

January 30, 2015:

The public’s top choice used last-second heroics to capture the Thursday evening finale at Woodbine Racetrack, and because she was so popular she played a key role in ensuring another carryover for the Jackpot Hi 5 wager....read on

Upsetters Rule In Meadowlands Series

January 29, 2015:

The first of the Dash For The 'C' Notes mini-series this week at The Meadowlands got underway on Thursday night with the filly and mare pacers. It was contested in four divisions requiring a horse finish first or second to guarantee a spot in the $25,000 Final next week. The word of the night was upset....read on

Delaware Special To Believe This Bob

January 29, 2015:

Believe This Bob made everyone a believer after a 1:51.1 victory in Thursday’s $25,000 Delaware Special at a snow-covered Dover Downs....read on

Chalky Winner In Flamboro Preferred

January 29, 2015:

The photo finish camera was put to use to decide the winner in Thursday’s $7,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 at Flamboro Downs, and when the ORC Judges had a gander at the picture it was Windsong Glamorous who prevailed by a nose....read on

Gilliam Believes In A Second Wind

January 29, 2015:

Vanessa Gilliam is the owner of the promising three-year-old pacing colt Hi Hos Little Rev, the Bob Johnson trainee that was the runner-up in the first stakes race for his division earlier this month and will suit up once again in Saturday night’s opener....read on

Wynne On Bill C-290 Situation

January 29, 2015:

On Thursday, January 29, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne broached the topic of Bill C-290, the stalled piece of single-game sports wagering legislation that Finance Minister Charles Sousa had commented on a day prior....read on

John Dinning Passes

January 29, 2015:

John Howard Dinning passed away early Thursday morning (January 29) after a long, courageous battle with cancer....read on

New Vocations Stallion Auction Details

January 29, 2015:

Breedings to Conway Hall, Western Ideal, Deweycheatumnhowe, A Rocknroll Dance, Dragon Again, Big Bad John, and Crazed are among the 70-plus which have been donated to New Vocations' 17th annual stallion auction....read on

Television Committee To Meet

January 29, 2015:

The United States Trotting Association has announced that the next meeting of its Television Committee will take place by conference call on Wednesday, February 11. The committee was tasked last year with investigating the feasibility of a national broadcast campaign and delivering recommendations to the USTA Board of Directors upon completion. The group most recently met in late October....read on

Claim To Fame Series Finals Contested

January 29, 2015:

Two $15,000 finals of the Claim To Fame Series were contested Wednesday (January 28) at Miami Valley Raceway. The finales for the $8,000 claiming mares and for the $5,000 claiming geldings were on tap, and when the smoke cleared it was Shes A Ball and Winchester in the winner’s circle....read on

Freehold Looking To Add Some Dates

January 29, 2015:

Via release, officials from Freehold Raceway have announced that the track is looking to add three Monday race dates to its racing calendar to make up for recent cancellations....read on

Another Bombshell At Pompano

January 29, 2015:

Rick Plano has recorded over 6,500 driving wins in his illustrious 43-year career, but Wednesday night (January 28) at Pompano Park was a first for the reinsman as he drove Orator to an 83-1 upset victory in the $13,000 final of the Sea Eagle Late Closer....read on

Marino Out Months With Injuries

January 29, 2015:

Less than one month into 2015 -- a time when hopes remain high for the racing season -- harness driver Jim Marino already knows this year will not turn out how he envisioned it....read on

Tough Mac Streaks To Open Victory

January 28, 2015:

Tough Mac took the lead and never looked back in the Dover Downs $18,000 Open/Handicap Trot, scoring his third consecutive victory and giving meet leader Corey Callahan his fourth win of the day on Wednesday, Jan. 28....read on

Dew N Doughnuts Prevails In Preferred

January 28, 2015:

Dew N Doughnuts kicked by the leader, Visible Gold, in the sloppy Lightning Lane to capture Wednesday’s $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Murphys Ideal Wins Mares Preferred

January 28, 2015:

The Raceway at the Western Fair District's leading driver Alfie Carroll, completed a grand slam on Wednesday night as he steered the class climbing Murphys Ideal to victory lane in the co-featured $7,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 Pace....read on

Pair Of Opens Highlight Buffalo Card

January 28, 2015:

Justgottogetthere pulled the surprise while Bazooka Terror used a new tactic to highlight their victories in the co-featured events at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (January 28)....read on

Maywood Announces Jackpot Pick 6

January 28, 2015:

The 2015 racing season will kick off in earnest on Thursday, January 29 at Maywood Park, as the half-mile oval jumps back into its familiar Thursday-Friday live racing schedule....read on

Monticello To Add Pick 5 Wager

January 28, 2015:

On Monday, February 2, Monticello Raceway will be adding a new Pick 5 wager to its wagering menu....read on

Notice For Owners Of Two-Year-Olds

January 28, 2015:

Reminder notices for the Ontario Sires Stakes two-year-old March 15 payment will be mailed within the next two weeks. In order for the right people to receive the notices, the horses must be in the correct ownership when the forms are printed on February 9....read on

Indiana Nomination Forms Now Online

January 28, 2015:

Officials with the Indiana Horse Racing Commission have announced that multiple 2015 nomination forms have been posted to its website....read on

Bill C-290 Quagmire Examined

January 28, 2015:

The Toronto Star has run an article explaining the current situation surrounding Bill C-290, the piece of single-game sports wagering legislation that was passed by the House and entered the Senate in early 2012 before stalling significantly....read on

Woodbine Qualifiers Moved To Friday

January 28, 2015:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group would like to inform horsepeople of a schedule change to this week’s qualifying session at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

COSA Annual General Meeting Tonight

January 28, 2015:

Officials with the Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA) have issued a reminder that the organization’s annual general meeting will be taking place tonight (Wednesday, January 28)....read on

Open Trot Heads Cal Expo Friday

January 28, 2015:

An Open Trot headed by El Azteca and Its Not Over, a distaff Open Pace and a trio of $10,000 California Sire Stakes are on tap Friday night at Cal Expo....read on

Ingraham’s Longshots Rock Pompano

January 28, 2015:

First stop Wednesday morning – the hardware store to get some lightbulbs for Pompano Park's tote board. Dave Ingraham is buying!...read on

Carl Porchak Passes

January 28, 2015:

Longtime harness racing industry participant Carl Porchak of Burgessville, Ont. passed away on Monday, January 26 at the age of 95....read on

Racing Bands Together For Marino

January 28, 2015:

West coast horseman Jim Marino is currently recovering from injuries sustained in a January 23 racing accident at Fraser Downs, and his friends in the tightly-knit racing community are calling all to come together to help him get back on his feet....read on

Blanket Finish In London Feature

January 27, 2015:

A three-horse battle was brewing in deep stretch in Tuesday’s featured $11,000 Horses & Geldings Preferred 2 event at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and when the dust settled it was Champagne Phil who came out on top....read on

Unique Morning Line At Pompano

January 27, 2015:

What is believed to a first in horse racing history, Pompano Park’s third race on Wednesday night has listed all of the entrants the same odds in the morning line....read on

Flamboro Reschedules Training Day

January 27, 2015:

Officials from Flamboro Downs have announced the half-mile oval will be closed for training on Wednesday, January 28....read on


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