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‘Golden’ Girls Impress At Mohawk

August 28, 2015:

Solar Sister has been unstoppable this season in the OSS, and it was more of the same when she took on five foes in the second of two Gold Series divisions Thursday evening at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Lexington Selected Catalogue Available

August 27, 2015:

The catalogue for the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale is now available online and on the Equineline sales catalogue app for the iPad. Those on the mailing list should receive print catalogues by late next week....read on

Ideal Rocky Seeks Metro Knockout

August 27, 2015:

“It will be interesting to see which ones are going to step up. Time will tell. We’ll know in another week for sure. Hopefully when they push them a little harder he will have enough fight left in him to push on and be a good colt.”...read on

Purina Statement On Ractopamine

August 27, 2015:

Agribrands Purina has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on

Maritimer Opening Heats Set

August 27, 2015:

Two opening-heat divisions of The Maritimer for three-year-old pacing fillies have been drawn for this Saturday’s (August 29) program of live racing at Exhibition Park Raceway....read on

Pompano Amateur Series Details

August 27, 2015:

Officials with Pompano Park have announced the details for the Isle International Amateur Series, which will take place at the Florida raceway on March 12 and 13, 2016....read on

Kentucky Champions Night Card Drawn

August 27, 2015:

The annual Kentucky Sires Stakes (KYSS) Championship Night, featuring eight $175,000 finals for two and three-year-old trotters and pacers, is set for Sunday, August 30 at the Red Mile....read on

‘Zenyatta-Like’ Presence From Shamballa?

August 27, 2015:

The virtue of consistency is not easily attained in the world of harness racing....read on

Charlottetown Cancels Thursday Card

August 27, 2015:

Officials with Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park have been forced to cancel the track’s Thursday, August 27 live card, which will now be raced tomorrow (Friday, August 28)....read on

Aged Mares Leg #3 Cancelled

August 27, 2015:

It has been announced that the third leg of the Atlantic Aged Mares Pacing Series that was scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 29 at Exhibition Park Raceway has been cancelled due to inability of the racetrack to contribute the required added money....read on

Juvenile To Face Much Older Company

August 27, 2015:

This Saturday in Ontario, a two-year-old will face off against a field of entirely older competitors, complete with a six-year-old and a pair of five-year-olds....read on

Howard, Marks' Meadow Skipper Book

August 27, 2015:

It has been announced that ‘Meadow Skipper, The Untold Story,’ written by equine professionals Victoria M. Howard and Bob Marks, has been pre-released....read on

Fazoli’s To Sponsor The Jug Again

August 27, 2015:

It has been announced that Fazoli’s, America’s largest quick-service Italian restaurant chain, will once again be the presenting sponsor for the $700,000 (estimated) Little Brown Jug....read on

Arthur Blue Chip Returns

August 27, 2015:

The O'Brien Award winning Two-Year-Old Pacer of the Year in 2013, "around-the-horn" horse Arthur Blue Chip makes his first start in 21 months on Saturday night for trainer and co-owner Dr. Ian Moore....read on

Meadows To Take Break In October

August 27, 2015:

Officials with the Meadows have announced that the track will take a break from live racing from October 12 to October 29....read on

Undefeated Love Matters Wins Again

August 26, 2015:

Truemass Volo and Love Matters both became two-time winners in the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes for two-year-old trotting colts with victories within the four divisions of the third preliminary leg on Wednesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Young Driver Injured In Racing Mishap

August 26, 2015:

Western New York driving favourite Drew Monti was taken to a local hospital Wednesday night (Aug. 26) after being involved in a post-race spill that took place just past the wire....read on

Beach Hero Romps In Elora Preferred

August 26, 2015:

Coming off the WEG circuit, Beach Hero dominated a field of Preferred 3 rivals with a seven-length romp in Wednesday night's $7,500 feature at Grand River Raceway....read on

Badlands Love Upsets Batavia Mares

August 26, 2015:

A patient steer from a veteran driver produced an upset victory in the $9,500 Mares Open Pace feature at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night (Aug. 26)....read on

Success From The Ground Up

August 26, 2015:

Harness racing is typically a sport that has rural roots and its participants are usually males carrying on a family tradition that was started before they were even born. Most trainers and drivers had someone in their family or a close friend that took them under their wing, showed them the ropes and helped them get a start in the business....read on

Jug Future Wager Pool Opens Thursday

August 26, 2015:

Wagering on the first of two Little Brown Jug future wagering pools will start at 12 noon on Thursday, August 27 and continues through 11 p.m. on Sunday, August 30 at racetracks and internet sites throughout North America and Europe....read on

Wildwild Men Breaks 22-Year-Old Record

August 26, 2015:

Two-year-old trotter Wildwild Men rewrote a 22-year-old harness racing track record at the Hippodrome 3R on Wednesday in capturing the first of two elimination divisions of the $200,000 Quebec-Bred Series....read on

'Runner' Takes Show On The Road

August 26, 2015:

Racing at her fourth different track in as many starts, Show Runner had little trouble adjusting to The Meadows as she rolled to an easy front-end victory in Wednesday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace....read on

Trotters Star In Maple Leaf Divisions

August 26, 2015:

Red Shores Summerside hosted two $5,200 divisions of the Maple Leaf Trot on Wednesday night with three-year-old filly Tyne Valley and colt Suicide Shift taking turns in the spotlight....read on

Clinton Auction To Benefit Hospital

August 26, 2015:

As part of Clinton Raceway's Legends Day -- a biennial fundraiser for the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation -- an online auction will be held the week prior to the event....read on

Tough Mac Wins Harrington Open

August 26, 2015:

Michael Casalino's Tough Mac ($3.80, Jon Roberts) was victorious in the $16,000 Open Trot on Wednesday at Harrington Raceway in 1:55.3....read on

Exhibition Park Draw Delayed

August 26, 2015:

The draw for the upcoming Saturday, August 29 card of harness racing at Exhibition Park Raceway has been delayed....read on

Two Confirmed For International Trot

August 26, 2015:

After two decades, the return of Yonkers Raceway’s International Trot is within sight, thus it makes perfect sense that the field of world-class participants is beginning to take shape....read on

A Slow Starter No More?

August 26, 2015:

“We took off the blind and he is a new horse. Before he was a slow starter, now he can leave faster.”...read on

Impressive Miles At The Meadows

August 26, 2015:

Broadway Donna and Whitelake Hanover remain unbeaten — they’re a combined 13-13 lifetime — following wins in Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Sires Stake action for freshman filly trotters at The Meadows....read on

Track Praises 90-Year-Old Employee

August 26, 2015:

One of horse racing’s many focuses over the past handful of years has been to make itself attractive to younger demographics. The notion of racetracks being full of ‘old’ people gets mentioned as a negative with regularity. Following in the footsteps of John Shear, another raceway employee in his 90s has shown that he is both an asset and treasure for a day of live racing....read on

Love We Don't See Very Often

August 26, 2015:

"We need people to gamble and bring their friends to the track. We need to grow our customer base and be as interactive as any prospective fan needs us to be. But above all else we should always want people to love this sport."....read on

Hanover Announces Saturday Promos

August 26, 2015:

Officials with Hanover Raceway have announced some of the details regarding promotional efforts that will coincide with the 11th edition of the Balance Image Trot, which will be the centerpiece of the track’s card of racing for this Saturday (August 29)....read on

Track To Host First Races Since 2001

August 26, 2015:

It has been announced that a very brief meet of pari-mutuel harness racing will be taking place this October at a location that features a one-mile track and has not hosted live racing since 2001....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

August 26, 2015:

The publicity department for the Grand Circuit has sent out its weekly story recapping and previewing Grand Circuit races....read on

Class Included To Victory Hill

August 26, 2015:

Class Included, a full brother to Muscle Hill, sire of 2014 Hambletonian champion Trixton and 2015 Hambletonian runner-up Mission Brief, will stand the 2016 breeding season at Victory Hill Farm in Indiana....read on

Ontario Animal Health Network Launched

August 26, 2015:

The Ontario Animal Health Network is a new program focusing on early disease detection in animals to identify trends in animal health issues and direct the appropriate action when necessary....read on

Fantasy Stable Contest Leaderboard

August 26, 2015:

The first three months of the 2015 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable contest are now complete with a number of major stakes for all divisions on the imminent horizon....read on

More Grassroots Glory For Hape

August 26, 2015:

Local filly Hape earned her second Grassroots trophy at Mohawk Racetrack on Tuesday evening, making up for the aggravation she caused trainer-driver Jack Moiseyev prior to the race....read on

Hometown Win For Mr Carrotts

August 26, 2015:

After coming close in each of his previous Gold Series starts, three-year-old pacing gelding Mr Carrotts scored a narrow victory in front of a hometown crowd at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening....read on

Mr Right Climbs The Charts

August 26, 2015:

Mr Right went to the top of the standings among Pennsylvania Stallion Series two-year-old colt trotters when he won the fastest of seven divisions in the third preliminary round in 1:56.3, a personal best, in Tuesday action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Road To The Jug: Week 2

August 25, 2015:

For the next four weeks, Jay Wolf, the Little Brown Jug's publicity director, will rank the top 10 eligibles for the 70th Little Brown Jug, brought to you by Fazoli’s, to be raced on Thursday, September 24....read on

Mighty M Record For Allerage Echo

August 25, 2015:

A set of rich NYSS divisions for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings highlighted the Tuesday afternoon program at Monticello Raceway, with Allerage Echo and Crown Point prevailing in their respective assignments....read on

Elimination Mania Hits Mohawk

August 25, 2015:

The present and future of harness racing’s pacing ranks will be on display Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack for the eliminations of the Canadian Pacing Derby, Metro Pace and Shes A Great Lady....read on

New Clenbuterol Rules September 1

August 25, 2015:

The Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency has issued an important reminder to the Canadian horse racing industry that a significant change to the elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will come into effect September 1. The change states that the current elimination guideline for Clenbuterol will be increased from 72 hours to 168 hours (seven days)....read on

OLG Adds Sr. VP Of Horse Racing

August 25, 2015:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced on Monday, August 24 that it has hired Cal Bricker as its new Senior Vice President of Horse Racing....read on

Ont. Resident Mare Deadline September 1

August 25, 2015:

Administrators of the Standardbred Improvement Program would like to remind owners of broodmares that foaled this year that September 1 is the last chance to enroll their mares in the Ontario Resident Mare Program for 2015....read on

Records Set At Hippodrome 3R

August 25, 2015:

Officials with the Quebec Jockey Club have announced that the Hippodrome 3R’s Prix D’Ete Day on Sunday, August 23 set a couple of records....read on

Blow To NJ Sports Wagering Push

August 25, 2015:

The push to add legalized sports wagering to the betting menu at New Jersey racetracks and casinos suffered another blow on Tuesday (August 25) by a federal appellate panel....read on

Statement On Ractopamine In Feedstuffs

August 25, 2015:

Paul Sharpe of Sharpe Feeds has issued a statement to the harness racing industry regarding a recent Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency a memo on the drug Ractopamine in animal feedstuffs....read on


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