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Illwinifican Prevails In Fraser Open

November 25, 2017:

Favourite Illwinifican was involved in another close finish, but persevered in Friday night's featured Open Pace at Fraser Downs for the card's hot combination of driver Scott Knight and trainer Dennis Johnston....read on

Truth And Liberty Circles Rivals Again

November 25, 2017:

Truth And Liberty is doing things that are very rarely ever done at Saratoga Casino Hotel....read on

Haining Victorious In Training Debut

November 25, 2017:

Kaitlin Haining made her training debut a winning one on Friday night (November 24) at Northlands Park as her homebred pacing mare Hf Princess Peach went from last to first in the evening's sixth race....read on

Jerseylicious Breaks Dayton Record

November 24, 2017:

It was obvious the bettors thought Jerseylicious was the best in Hollywood Dayton's $17,500 Mares Open Pace on Friday night (November 24) when they sent her off at prohibitive 1-9 odds. But no one except driver Tyler Smith, trainer Tim Lane and owner Bruce Trogdon (Emerald Highlands Farm) knew just how much the best....read on

Dragin The Wagon Back To Winner's Circle

November 24, 2017:

In his last trip to Batavia Downs three weeks ago, Dragin The Wagon won handily wire-to-wire in 1:56.1. After two starts at Yonkers, he returned to the Genesee County oval for a curtain call as the star of the show once again as he won the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot on Friday night (November 24) in rein to Billy Davis Jr....read on

Puddy Celebrates 2,000th Win

November 24, 2017:

Trainer Victor Puddy celebrated his 2,000th career victory on Friday (November 24) as Show Me Some Magic ($3.20) won the evening's sixth race at The Raceway at Western Fair Raceway....read on

Pocono Season Ends Saturday Night

November 24, 2017:

The curtain rings down on the 2017 season of speed at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday evening (November 25), with the night’s card honouring two of the racetrack’s stars of the campaign – driver George Napolitano Jr. and pacer Maxdaddy Blue Chip....read on

Milestone Win For Auciello; L A Delight Scores First 2017 Victory

November 24, 2017:

Sodwana Bay ($3.70) held on to win Friday night's sixth race at Woodbine in neck decision, marking a career milestone for trainer Carmen Auciello....read on

Margaret M. Preston Passes

November 24, 2017:

Western New York horsewoman Margaret Preston died on November 22, 2017. She was 92....read on

Plainridge Concludes 2017 Meet

November 24, 2017:

Plainridge Racecourse concluded its 2017 season on Friday, November 24....read on

Can I Say Making A Statement

November 24, 2017:

Can I Say, an eight-year-old mare owned by Jim Whelan of Troy, Ontario with partners Terry and Clarence Devos, will make her 27th start of the season Sunday, November 26 at Saratoga Raceway in the $20,780 Open Trot....read on

Rene Goulet Glad To Return

November 24, 2017:

Before this meet, Rene Goulet had not competed here at Cal-Expo in 18 years, but he’s happy to be back and enjoying the warmer temperatures....read on

Adkins Hanover Headlines Preferred

November 24, 2017:

Adkins Hanover goes for his 14th win of the season, starting from post two in the $2,550 Preferred Pace on Sunday, November 25 at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Paul MacDonald Driving Challenge Set

November 24, 2017:

The annual Paul MacDonald Memorial Driving Challenge is set for Saturday, November 25, with a slate of eight drivers competing at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Diane Hill-Hinse Passes

November 24, 2017:

Diane Hill-Hinse, former wife to trainer Leonard Hill, passed away on November 16, 2017....read on

Réal Fortin Passes

November 24, 2017:

From St-Sauveur, on November 22, 2017, at the age of 80 years, passed away Mr. Réal Fortin, husband of the late Jeannette Thibodeau and father of trainer-breeder Guylaine Fortin....read on

‘Suuzz’ Strikes Again; Moreau Triples

November 23, 2017:

Trainer Richard Moreau had his crew firing on all cylinders Thursday evening at Woodbine Racetrack, and as a result he came away with a three-win performance on the 10-race card....read on

Sugar Valley's 2018 Roster Released

November 23, 2017:

Officials with Sugar Valley Farm have announced the farm’s 2018 stallion service fee roster....read on

New Off-Track Approach Offered

November 23, 2017:

In taking a slightly different approach to the traditional mindset when it comes to off-track wagering, a racing entity has announced that it is looking for partners that would be interested in offering more of a ‘turnkey’ option for an OTB endeavour....read on

World-Class Athlete To Steer Racehorse

November 23, 2017:

It's easy to sit back and play armchair quarterback while drivers and jockeys navigate thousand-pound animals through horse races. One of the world's most recognizable professional athletes has decided to take up the challenge himself, and he has found it to be a little tougher than what he had once imagined....read on

Dresden Slots Moving To Chatham?

November 23, 2017:

A spokesman for Gateway Casinos has gone on the record as saying that slot machines will remain at Dresden Raceway until at least 2020. The statement comes amid comments from municipal officials that indicate that Gateway is planning to eventually relocate its Dresden gaming operations to Chatham....read on

OHHA RRSP Deadline Reminder

November 23, 2017:

Horsepeople are reminded that the deadline for contributing to the Ontario Standardbred Horsepeople’s Group RRSP is December 1....read on

Pompano Open To Rockn Stein

November 23, 2017:

Rockn Stien, made his fall debut at Pompano Park a winning one on Wednesday (November 22) by wiring a classy group of Open trotters for driver Peter Wrenn....read on

Horsin' Around Video Contest

November 23, 2017:

Do your horses make funny faces while waiting for their feed? Do they and their stablemates partake in crazy barn escapades? Have you taught them a trick that can make others laugh? Have you caught them doing something silly at the racetrack?...read on

What The Hill Facing Older Foes Saturday

November 23, 2017:

“I’m excited to try this. (What The Hill) loves the Meadowlands and it’s a short field, which gives him options. It’s something neat to try to see where he is and how much he has to improve for next year if he races.”...read on

Churita Clicks In Dayton Open

November 22, 2017:

Churita, a five-year-old mare by Airzoom Lindy, dominated her male competitors to capture the $18,500 Open 'Turkey Trot' at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Wednesday night....read on

Progress Elim To Downbytheseaside

November 22, 2017:

Trainer Brian Brown has had plenty to celebrate this season thanks to the exploits of his gifted Glamour Boys, Downbytheseaside and Fear The Dragon, and there was more to celebrate in Wednesday’s Hap Hansen Progress Pace elimination for the Ohio-based conditioner....read on

Batavia Open To Squeeze This

November 22, 2017:

A heady drive by Billy Davis, Jr. conserved effort for Squeeze This both early and late in the mile before he let her lunge down the lightning lane and capture the $10,000 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening....read on

Blockbuster Card Set For Big M

November 22, 2017:

Saturday night at The Meadowlands is the penultimate stop on the 2017 Grand Circuit with over $2.6 million in purses distributed over the finals of the TVG Series for older horses and the Freshman Fall Final Four. The stars of the season will align over the eight races to make their case for divisional honours....read on

Preferred Hat Trick For Barn Girl

November 22, 2017:

Barn Girl won her third straight race — and 14th this year — with a facile front-end score in Wednesday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows....read on

Meadows Holiday Event Saturday

November 22, 2017:

‘A Day at the Races,’ a holiday weekend special event at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino that features wagering seminars, a chili cook-off and an unique competition among CBS radio personalities, is set for this Saturday (November 25)....read on

Gulotta Appointed In New Jersey

November 22, 2017:

In a move that can only be construed as positive for the New Jersey horse racing industry, Governor-elect Phil Murphy has announced that he has appointed SBOANJ Director and Deo Volente Farms CEO Mike Gulotta to his Budget Transition Committee....read on

Large Canterbury Expansion Pitched

November 22, 2017:

On Tuesday (November 21), officials with Canterbury Park in Minnesota unveiled preliminary plans that call for a redevelopment of the track’s property that would attract $300 - $400 million in private investment in the project....read on

‘Team Allard’ Yearling Giveaway Held

November 22, 2017:

The first annual Team Allard Yearling Giveaway is now in the books. Trainer Rene Allard was the leading conditioner in terms of wins and UTR at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in 2017. To celebrate, ‘Team Allard’ has shown its generosity....read on

Grundy Making Most Of Opportunities

November 22, 2017:

“I grew up around the horses. I was probably about six years old when I knew this was what I wanted to do.”...read on

Florida Stakes Finals This Weekend

November 22, 2017:

American Thanksgiving is Thursday, but the feast for horsepeople will be this coming Sunday at Pompano Park, as the FSBOA-sponsored Breeders Stakes Finals will take place. Over $420,000 in total purses will up for grabs, as eight championship finals for two and three-year-old Florida-breds will head postward....read on

Meadowlands Qualifying Update

November 22, 2017:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that there has been a change in plans for this week’s qualifying races....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

November 22, 2017:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly recap and preview of Grand Circuit races....read on

Midwest Supplements, Updates Online

November 22, 2017:

Supplemental entries along with updated racelines have been posted online for the upcoming Midwest Mixed Sale....read on

Progress Pace Elimination Tonight

November 22, 2017:

Two separately-owned outstanding three-year-olds – Fear The Dragon and Downbytheseaside – will lead an 11-horse field this evening (Wednesday, November 22) in the lone $35,000 elimination for the Hap Hansen Progress Pace at Dover Downs....read on

SC To Present National Driving Championship In 2018

November 22, 2017:

Standardbred Canada is pleased to announce that a National Driving Championship (NDC) will be hosted in 2018 and the winner will have the opportunity to join 2017 World Driving Champion, James MacDonald, in the 2019 World Driving Championship in Sweden....read on

Melander Discusses Fourth Dimension

November 22, 2017:

“(Last week) I was very happy with how he looked and how he trotted. He trained [well] after the Breeders Crown, otherwise I wouldn’t have put him in there. He came out of the race [well] and I’m going to train him (Wednesday) a little bit. He seems very good.”...read on

Divas Image Rebounds In Pocono Return

November 21, 2017:

The Bettors Delight mare Divas Image came into The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono from Yonkers and promptly regained her winning ways, taking the $17,000 distaff pacing feature Tuesday (November 21) in 1:51.2, a new mark, on the penultimate card of the 2017 season at the mountain oval....read on

Bella Palazzo, McClure Shine In London

November 21, 2017:

Woodbine invader Bella Palazzo ($6.30) overcame a second-row dispatch to capture the featured $8,500 Preferred 3 trotting event on Tuesday (November 21) at The Raceway at Western Fair District, lifting from the pocket to collar odds-on pacesetter Star Photo in the final strides and give Bob McClure one of five driving wins on the 10-race card....read on

Pedal Power, 'Wiggle' Stun At Dover

November 21, 2017:

Pedal Power and Ibetyoucanwiggle pulled mild surprises to win the second-leg $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) events for two-year-old pacing fillies on Tuesday (November 21) at Dover Downs, while Theresademoninme took the $25,000 Open Trot....read on

Standardbreds' Versatility Highlighted

November 21, 2017:

The versatility of the Standardbred breed was showcased at the recent Standardbred Showcase awards banquet, which distributed honours to the top competitors in the 2017 show series for Standardbreds only....read on

Goodtogo Hanover Pounces At Meadows

November 21, 2017:

Goodtogo Hanover stalked Windsong Magic from the pocket, then roared through the Lightning Lane for Jim Pantaleano to capture Tuesday’s (November 21) feature at The Meadows, a $13,000 conditioned trotting event for fillies and mares....read on

SBOA Mentoring Group Nearly Full

November 21, 2017:

Only one share remains in the 2017 SBOA (Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association) New Owner Mentoring Group....read on

MacDonald, Wallace To Host Open House

November 21, 2017:

More than 50 yearlings by leading sires such as Kadabra, Sweet Lou, Somebeachsomewhere and Captaintreacherous purchased at the fall yearling sales, will hit the training track Sunday for thestable.ca's Second Annual Open House....read on

Alliance Claiming Series Announced

November 21, 2017:

The Standardbred Alliance has released details regarding a group of claiming series which will take place during the month of December at Flamboro Downs and The Raceway at Western Fair District. ...read on


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