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Virginia-Breds Prep For Championships

October 19, 2014:

Perfect Number and Filomena, runners-up in their respective 2013 Virginia-bred colt and filly pacing championship divisions as two-year-olds, scored wins in their three-year-old prep races Sunday at Colonial Downs in advance of next weekend’s $350,000 Day of Champions card....read on

Speed Again Delivers In Open Pace

October 19, 2014:

A field of seven Open pacers lined up behind the starter in the featured $35,000 event at Harrah's Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon....read on

Schooner Stays Perfect In October

October 19, 2014:

Schooner continued to dominate the top pacers at Inverness Raceway on Sunday, not only wiring the field for the third straight week, but posting a flashy nine and a quarter length win margin at the finish line....read on

Moreau Doubles In Flamboro Preferreds

October 19, 2014:

Canada's leading trainer Richard Moreau and driver Alfie Carroll doubled up in Sunday night's Preferred quartet at Flamboro Downs with Adkins Hanover and Racey Miss....read on

First Impression Circles Rideau Pacers

October 19, 2014:

Trailing the leading favourite by eight lengths at the half, First Impression and driver Sylvain Lacaille circled the field to prevail in the featured $6,500 Winners Over Handicap Pace on Sunday night at Rideau Carleton Raceway....read on

Campbell Stars In Maritime Elims

October 19, 2014:

Driver Marc Campbell dominated Truro Raceway's Sunday afternoon harness racing card, which featured the elimination round for the two-year-old divisions of the Maritime Breeders Stakes....read on

Alexas Hope Wins 'Harness The Hope'

October 19, 2014:

Leamington Raceway's first annual 'Harness the Hope' pace on Sunday afternoon was won appropriately enough by recent purchase Alexas Hope in 2:01.2....read on

Outlaw Gunpowder Fires In Sires Stakes

October 19, 2014:

Three-year-old pacing colts and geldings wrapped up the regular Alberta Sires Stakes season on Sunday afternoon at Alberta Downs with a new winner emerging to take the $49,800 Alberta Maverick Final....read on

Zip The Lip Sets Summerside Trot Record

October 19, 2014:

Zip The Lip and driver Brian MacPhee set a new track record for aged trotters in the $1,850 Lea Bell Memorial on Sunday at Red Shores Summerside. The time of the mile was 1:59 flat....read on

International Trot Preview Field Finalized

October 19, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway has announced the octet of world-class trotters for this Saturday night’s (Oct. 25) International Trot Preview....read on

Exhibition Park Drivers Race Tightens

October 19, 2014:

After Saturday afternoon's race program at Exhibition Park Raceway, the lead for the top driver in wins has fallen to three....read on

Alibi Seelster Tops Mixed Sale

October 19, 2014:

Talented pacing filly Alibi Seelster fetched the highest price at Sunday's 2014 Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale....read on

2014 Fall Extravaganza Sale Results

October 19, 2014:

Live sale results are being posted for Sunday's 2014 Fall Extravaganza Mixed Sale at the SC Sales Pavilion at Flamboro Downs....read on

Offering Advice For New Owners

October 19, 2014:

Trainers and drivers with experience owning racehorses share their honest advice for owners looking to get into harness racing in this week's Standardbred Canada video feature....read on

Bolt The Duer Wins Kane Memorial

October 19, 2014:

It was the biggest night of the year at Batavia Downs on Saturday (Oct. 18) as the track presented the 12th edition of the $50,000 Robert J. Kane Memorial Invitational Pace....read on

Yonkers Set For Big Stakes Night

October 19, 2014:

It was 'Elimination Saturday,' with Yonkers Raceway hosting paring events for three stakes events....read on

Hippodrome 3R Meet Wraps Up Sunday

October 19, 2014:

The Hippodrome 3R closes out its 2014 harness racing season on Sunday with a 10-race program....read on

Indiana Champions Crowned

October 19, 2014:

The top two and three-year-old trotters and pacers in the state of Indiana descended upon Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, October 18 to battle it out in the $200,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Super Finals in front of a packed house on a chilly, October evening....read on

Cartoonist Upsets Pompano Pacers

October 18, 2014:

Cartoonist upset the applecart in Pompano Park's top Open Pace on Saturday night while the Mike Deters Stable grabbed the spotlight in three of the four $12,000 finals of the Sunshine State Stakes for Florida-breds....read on

Ohio Stakes To Final Breath, Dancin Yankee

October 18, 2014:

Ohio Sires Stakes championships for older horses were decided in decidedly different fashions Saturday night at Hollywood Dayton Raceway....read on

Gassien On A Roll At Kawartha

October 18, 2014:

For the second straight week, driver Reg Gassien had the hot hands at Kawartha Downs....read on

All Turain Stars In Red Shores Preferred

October 18, 2014:

All Turain and driver Mike Stevenson held off a late-charging Cabo Pan Lucus to claim the feature event Saturday at Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park. The time of the mile was 1:55.2....read on

Fields Set For Fall Four Stakes

October 18, 2014:

The Fall Four stakes eliminations continued on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack with two-year-old male trotters and pacers vying for a spot in next weekend's Valley Victory and Governor's Cup finals....read on

Nighttraintovegas Wins Alberta Marquis

October 18, 2014:

Nighttraintovegas claimed her second Alberta Sires Stakes title of the season as she kicked home off a pocket trip to win the $50,400 Marquis Final for three-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday afternoon at Alberta Downs....read on

Northside Feature To Silver Dragon

October 18, 2014:

Silver Dragon was the star of the Saturday afternoon card at Northside Downs as he defeated the top pacers on the grounds for local horseman David Ratchford....read on

Cut A Deal Wins Green Acres Final

October 18, 2014:

George 'The Minister of Speed' Brennan pressed Cut A Deal in a move to the lead on the final turn and drew away for a nine and three-quarter length victory in the $25,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes–Green Acres Final for three-year-old pacing fillies, the third race on Saturday, October 18 at Freehold Raceway....read on

Adoption Society Fundraiser A Success

October 18, 2014:

B&R Promotions has announced that once again the Annual Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society Fundraising Dinner was a great success....read on

Waples Tribute Night Sold Out

October 18, 2014:

The Keith and Ron Waples Tribute evening at Mohawk Racetrack on October 29 is sold out....read on

Rock Allstar Rolls In Fraser Open

October 18, 2014:

Scott Knight wasted no time hustling Rock Allstar to the top in Friday’s $10,500 Open Pace at Fraser Downs, and the gelding went on to wire up the eight foes he faced in the featured tilt....read on

SC Rewind: Shining The Silver Tray

October 18, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a special silver tray that has been in his family for many years and also traces the origins of silver items being awarded as prizes for sporting events....read on

N.J. Tracks Can Offer Sports Betting

October 18, 2014:

Reinforcing his support for legal sports wagering in New Jersey, on Friday Governor Chris Christie signed legislation that reflects recent court rulings and removes prohibitions against sports wagering in New Jersey....read on

Stakes Mania At Maywood Park

October 18, 2014:

The stars were out in full force Friday evening at Maywood Park as the half-mile oval hosted the Galt Trot, the Abe Lincoln, the Cinderella and the Windy City Pace....read on

Pocono Upset For Regil Elektra

October 17, 2014:

Regil Elektra rallied from far back early to pull off a major upset in the $35,000 Open Handicap Pace for mares on Friday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs....read on

Yonkers Opens To Krispy Apple, Obrigado

October 17, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway’s Friday night $35,000 co-featured Open Handicaps — one for distaff pacers and one for any trotter with letters of reference — were won by a down-the-road Krispy Apple and a storming-home Obrigado....read on

Favourites Win Ohio Stakes

October 17, 2014:

The best older Ohio-sired mares converged on Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Friday night to contest a pair of $50,000 state championship races, one for each gait....read on

JK Shesalady Still Undefeated

October 17, 2014:

It’s now nine races and counting for JK Shesalady who kept her perfect record intact with an under wraps victory in her elimination of the Three Diamonds during Friday’s 13-race program at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Murderers Row Romps At Meadows

October 17, 2014:

She wasn’t wearing pinstripes, but Murderers Row knocked one out of the park Friday afternoon at The Meadows when she blew away the field in 1:59, fastest of four divisions in the opening leg of a late-closing series for freshman filly trotters....read on

Coleman On Her Yonkers Starters

October 17, 2014:

McWicked might be Casie Coleman’s high-profile star at Yonkers Raceway on Saturday night, but Also Encouraging is also worthy of admiration in the trainer’s eyes....read on

Maritime Breeders Eliminations Set

October 17, 2014:

Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park will play host to the Maritime Breeders Eliminations for trotters on Saturday (October 18)....read on

Meadowlands Qualifying Details

October 17, 2014:

The Meadowlands Racetrack’s upcoming Standardbred season is just around the corner, and the track has announced its qualifying schedule for the beginning of the meet....read on

Recap Of Consortium Board’s Review

October 17, 2014:

A review by the board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) of state-by-state adoption of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) National Uniform Medication Program showed the majority of major racing jurisdictions will have a substantial portion of the program's four principal components in place by the end of the year....read on

Pompano Revises Race Dates

October 17, 2014:

Officials with Pompano Park have announced that the track’s racing schedule has been revised....read on

Kane Memorial Set For Saturday

October 17, 2014:

The 12th annual $50,000 Robert J. Kane Memorial Invitational pace will be held on Saturday (October 18) and the star-studded group of Open class performers competing is led by Ron Burke stablemates $1.7 million winner Aracache Hanover and Easy Again....read on

OLG Bidders Revealed?

October 17, 2014:

According to a report, three bidders are in the running to become the service provider to operate specific areas of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.’s lucrative lottery business....read on

Super Finals Pick 8 Winners Announced

October 17, 2014:

Congratulations to the winners of the I Love Canadian Harness Racing Fan Club’s Pick 8 Online Handicapping Contest and the Ontario Sires Stakes Pick 8 On-Track Contest at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Real Pretty Upsets; Davis Triples

October 17, 2014:

Sent off as the longest shot on the toteboard in Thursday’s $10,500 Fillies & Mares Open for pacers at Fraser Downs, Real Pretty got up in the closing strides to prevail in 1:54 for driver Serge Masse....read on

What A Finish!

October 17, 2014:

The opening night program of the fall/winter meet at Woodbine Racetrack had a little bit of everything on Thursday evening including a blockbuster finish in the feature race....read on

Flamboro Preferred To Equity

October 16, 2014:

Equity went to the front and kept on trucking for driver Paul MacKenzie en route to a front-stepping score in the $11,000 Preferred 2 for trotters Thursday evening at Flamboro Downs....read on

Red Shores Feature To Forever Paradise

October 16, 2014:

Forever Paradise delivered as the post time favourite to score a 1:56.3 victory in the featured event Thursday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

New Jersey Futurity To Sumatra

October 16, 2014:

Sumatra made it two straight trips to the winner’s circle with a two-length tally in the $25,000 New Jersey Futurity for three-year-old New Jersey-sired trotters on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Freehold Raceway....read on


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