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Riveting Rosie Ties Track Record

September 21, 2014:

Riveting Rosie went through some serious struggles in the early stages of her sophomore season, but in the last few weeks she’s regained some of the form that helped her earn an O’Brien Award as a rookie....read on

Triples For Hudon And Ratchford

September 21, 2014:

Fans were treated to an 11-race program Sunday at Alberta Downs, and the day belonged to Gerry Hudon and Joe Ratchford thanks to their hat trick performances....read on

A Bit Of Everything At Colonial Downs

September 21, 2014:

On a day when Colonial Downs starter Mike Wojchick oversaw and directed races with pacers, trotters, ostriches, camels and children, Nuclear Attraction and Smile A Little stole the show and scored impressive victories in sub-1:50 times on a hot Sunday afternoon....read on

Summerside Feature To Narragansett

September 21, 2014:

Narragansett used his dangerous finishing kick to knock out the competition to win the Sunday feature in 1:56.4 at Red Shores Summerside....read on

Truro Hosts Nova Scotia Stakes

September 21, 2014:

There was plenty of star power on display Sunday afternoon at Truro Raceway, as the half-mile oval hosted two- and three-year-old pacers in the Nova Scotia Stakes....read on

Record Mile For Schrader Hanover

September 21, 2014:

Schrader Hanover turned in a ‘no doubt about it’ score in Sunday’s $5,000 Preferred 3 for trotters at Leamington Raceway, and he established a new track record for older trotting geldings in the process....read on

Prix D’Ete To Sunfire Blue Chip

September 21, 2014:

It was a magnificent homecoming Sunday afternoon for Quebec native Yannick Gingras, who guided Sunfire Blue Chip to a track and Canadian record-setting performance of 1:50.3 in the $200,000 Prix D’Ete for four-year-old pacers at Hippodrome 3R....read on

Electricity In The Air In Quebec

September 21, 2014:

The parking lot and grandstand were full more than an hour before first race post time at Hippodrome 3R this afternoon, in anticipation of Quebec's signature racing event - the Prix D'Ete....read on

A Marketing Fund For Racing

September 21, 2014:

In light of the recent fundraising campaign within the harness racing industry to broadcast some of the major races on national television -- including this past week's Little Brown Jug -- the latest Standardbred Canada video features trainers and drivers discussing the idea of a marketing fund for the sport....read on

Big Weekend For Johnson?

September 21, 2014:

If omens mean anything, then Corey Johnson is the trainer to watch Sunday in the Prix D’Ete....read on

Illinois-Bred Stakes Continue At Balmoral

September 21, 2014:

Illinois conceived and foaled trotters and pacers were back in the spotlight on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as the Crete plant played host to four stakes or consolations for Super Night participants as part of the big 13-race program....read on

Vernon Hosts Excelsior Series Finals

September 21, 2014:

Vernon Downs held Finals in eight divisions of the New York Excelsior "A" Series on Saturday night with purses totaling $360,000....read on

Record Miles In Scioto Opens

September 21, 2014:

Sectionline Yankee upset in $25,000 Filly and Mare Open Pace on Saturday at Scioto Downs with a track record equaling performance of 1:50.2....read on

Flamboro 10th Race Declared 'No Contest'

September 21, 2014:

Flamboro Downs' 10th race on Saturday night was declared a 'No Contest' after a multiple horse accident occurred heading into the stretch towards the half-mile mark....read on

D Gs Camme Wins Red Shores Preferred

September 21, 2014:

D Gs Camme, under the command of Ron Matheson, won the featured $2,400 Preferred on Saturday night at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park in an impressive 1:54.3....read on

Sophomores Battle In Semi-Finals

September 20, 2014:

Three-year-olds of both sexes and gaits set the fields for their $50,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series Finals with eight $20,000 Semifinals on Saturday (September 20) at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Justapassin Fanci Passes

September 20, 2014:

It was a day of highs and ultimate lows for the Travis Cullen stable at Alberta Downs on Saturday as the horsemen went from sitting aboard his promising three-year-old pacing filly Justapassin Fanci for a victory before seeing her pass away after the race....read on

Master Of Law Upsets In Centaur Trot

September 20, 2014:

The talk of the toteboard was Swedish star Sebastian K, but the Jimmy Takter-trained Master Of Law defied his long odds with a perfect second over trip to win the $238,500 Centaur Trotting Classic featured on Saturday night at Hoosier Park....read on

Bigtown Hero Sets World Record

September 20, 2014:

Bigtown Hero set a new world record for aged geldings on the pace in a Preferred Handicap victory on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried a purse of $25,000....read on

Voelz Hanover In Milton Stakes Shocker

September 20, 2014:

Overlooked at odds of 33-1, millionaire pacing mare Voelz Hanover summoned her back-class to pull off the upset victory in the 52nd edition of the $286,000 Milton Stakes featured on the Saturday stakes card at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Casimir Jitterbug Wins Yonkers Open

September 20, 2014:

Ontario-sired Casimir Jitterbug and driver Brian Sears survived the scrum from second-over Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceways' $44,000 Open Handicap Pace....read on

Gingras On Quebec Homecoming

September 20, 2014:

After winning the Little Brown Jug in Delaware, Ohio this past Thursday for the first time in his career, one would think that driver Yannick Gingras could breathe a sigh of accomplishment and perhaps relief from his hectic schedule....read on

Inspired Art Streaks To Victory In Finale

September 20, 2014:

Inspired Art closed out the 2014 season of harness racing at St. John's Racing & Entertainment Centre with a seven length romp in the final Preferred Pace on Saturday afternoon....read on

Beattie Celebrates First Lifetime Win

September 20, 2014:

Saturday afternoon at Fredericton Raceway is a day that young Kent Beattie will remember for a lifetime....read on

Oldfriendskentucky Wins Preferred

September 20, 2014:

One can only wonder what one nicknames a horse with the name Oldfriendskentucky. It is a mouthful to say, and the name was said over and over again as Herbie Litt took the Whosurboy gelding to the front, and never looked back in winning Leamington Raceway's $5,000 Preferred 3 Pace on Saturday afternoon....read on

All Turain Repeats In Ferguson Memorial

September 20, 2014:

All Turain defended his title in the $7,500 J.A. Ferguson Memorial Invitational Pace on Saturday afternoon at Northside Downs while Jann Down stamped herself as the top two-year-old pacing filly in the Atlantic Sires Stakes....read on

'Vertigo' Earns Second Opening Week Win

September 20, 2014:

Vertigo Hanover captured his second opening week win in four days Saturday afternoon and connected in identical wire-to-wire fashion as he did in Wednesday’s opener....read on

Limelight In Sunshine Stakes Spotlight

September 20, 2014:

With Mother Nature cooperating and no rain for the second straight week, the Sunshine Stakes for Florida-sired Standardbreds went off without a hitch Saturday at Sunshine Meadows Equestrian Village in Delray Beach, Florida....read on

Local Owner Seeks Prix D'Ete Win

September 20, 2014:

As recently as a month ago, the chances of Quebec-owned Sunshine Beach even qualifying for Sunday’s Prix d’Ete seemed remote....read on

SC Rewind: Match Races In Quebec

September 20, 2014:

In this week's Rewind Robert Smith recalls a couple of famous old Match Races held in Montreal; one at Blue Bonnets, the other at Richelieu Park. Many were held in the Province years ago....read on

Photo Finishes In B.C. Breeders Stakes

September 20, 2014:

The fillies took their turn in the spotlight on Friday night as Fraser Downs hosted more B.C. Breeders Stakes divisions, which were contested over a "good" track surface....read on

Freshmen Clash In Semi-Finals

September 19, 2014:

Rookie pacers and trotters of both sexes competed in eight $20,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Semifinals on Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack....read on

Quebec-Bred Trotter Wins Yonkers Open

September 19, 2014:

Yonkers Raceway’s Friday night $44,000 co-featured Open Handicaps -- one for distaff pacers and one for trotters of any make or model -- were won by Campanile (Tyler Buter, $10.40) and Lorenzo Dream (Brent Holland, $26.80)....read on

BZ Glide Circles Open Field Again

September 19, 2014:

After watching the proceedings from last for a half, noted closer BZ Glide swooped the field for the third time this month to take the featured $9,500 Open Trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (Sept. 19)....read on

Racing Represented At Plowing Match

September 19, 2014:

This year's International Plowing Match And Rural Expo, running from Sept. 16 to 20 in Ivy, Ont., includes a one-acre exhibit called "World of Horses" with Standardbred racing represented....read on

Horsemen Contribute To Food Bank

September 19, 2014:

Over the past number of years, employees and staff from Empire City, Yonkers Raceway and the Standardbred Owners Association of New York have visited the Food Bank For Westchester in nearby Elmsford, helping out with the fine work of that organization....read on

More Than A $200,000 Horse Race

September 19, 2014:

This Sunday the Quebec Jockey Club that runs the harness racing track Hippodrome 3R, which is half way between Montreal and Quebec City in the town of Trois-Rivieres, is hosting the revival of one of Canada’s most prestigious races, the Prix D’Ete....read on

Horsemen Raise Over $5,000 For Charity

September 19, 2014:

September is Cancer Awareness Month and the horse racing community in Newfoundland and Labrador is aware and giving back, to a total of over $5,000....read on

Contraire Prevails In Photo Finish

September 19, 2014:

Four two-year-old trotting fillies hit the wire together, and it took the photo finish to award a victory in the $7,000 second leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes-Green Acres to Contraire in the sixth race on Friday, September 19 at Freehold Raceway....read on

Visible Gold One Of Six For Palone

September 19, 2014:

Visible Gold strolled through a leisurely front half on the lead, then blitzed the back half in :54.2 to capture Friday’s $18,000 Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows....read on

Top-Gun Feature At Red Shores

September 19, 2014:

Three of the best free-for-all pacers the Maritimes have to offer will do battle on Saturday night at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Bax Discusses Possible Relocation

September 19, 2014:

Accomplished trainer John Bax has been a fixture in Peterborough, Ont. for years. Although, if all goes according to plan, the respected horseman could have a new base of operations in the near future....read on

Shoeing On Showcase

September 19, 2014:

When it comes to shoeing, it is safe to say that every farrier can relate to the sentiment that, “You can read about it, you can talk about it, but doing it is a different story."...read on

Harvey Wins Favourite Driver Contest

September 19, 2014:

The ‘I Love Canadian Harness Racing’ Fan Club would like to congratulate Bob Harvey of Perth, Ont. on winning the ‘Meet Your Favourite Driver’ contest. Harvey’s favourite reinsman is recent National Driving Champion, Jody Jamieson....read on

EquiLottery To Be Presented To California Board

September 19, 2014:

On the heels of successful public presentations in Kentucky, New York, and New Mexico, EquiLottery President and CEO Brad Cummings will be presenting this new lottery game based on the results of live horse races to the California Horse Racing Board Wednesday, September 24....read on

Henry Nelson ‘Sandy’ Morton Passes

September 19, 2014:

Henry Nelson ‘Sandy’ Morton, 67, of Aiken, S.C., passed away on Monday, September 15....read on

Talkin’ International Trot

September 19, 2014:

It’s been almost 20 years since the International Trot was last run at Yonkers Raceway, but it is back, and it may be better than ever....read on

Fort Erie Receives Town Cash

September 19, 2014:

The Town of Fort Erie has transferred $500,000 to the operators of live racing at the Fort Erie Race Track. A report states that some local politicians are upset that the Town still had to transfer the funds to the operator even though the Province of Ontario stepped in at the last minute earlier this year and pledged a $5 million grant to the track....read on

Morrisville Sale This Weekend

September 19, 2014:

The annual Morrisville College Equine Institute sale will be held in Morrisville, New York this weekend....read on

Even More On Flamboro Horse Festival

September 19, 2014:

Racing Under Saddle Ontario (RUS Ontario) and Flamboro Downs will present the Flamboro Horse Festival on Saturday, September 20. The race night will feature a 6 p.m. first-race post time and will be an exciting night of racing and equine demonstrations....read on


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