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OLG Wins Responsible Gaming Award

November 26, 2014:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has announced that it has received the World Lottery Association's 2014 Best Overall Responsible Gambling (RG) Program award....read on

Truro Racing On December 4

November 26, 2014:

It has been announced that Truro Raceway will be conducting a card of live racing on Thursday, December 4....read on

‘Lodi’ Not Dawdling On The Front

November 26, 2014:

After having to settle for minor awards in her first 18 starts, Bank Of Lodi is making up for lost time by registering three straight victories at Cal Expo for trainer Pierre Girard....read on

Tentative Date For NY Licence Decision

November 26, 2014:

New York State Gaming Commission Executive Director Robert Williams has divulged the tentative date for when the commission will announce its decision regarding upstate casino expansion....read on

Sires Future Wager Discussed

November 26, 2014:

In the ever-expanding gaming landscape, proposition bets, more commonly known as ‘prop bets,’ cover everything from what type of hat an anthem singer will wear to whether or not the power will go out during a sporting event. Given that, is a wager based on which sire will see his offspring win a particular horse race that far fetched? Apparently not....read on

Wittup Comments On Mixed Sale

November 26, 2014:

Harness Racing British Columbia Executive Director Jackson Wittup has commented on the recent mixed sale which took place this past weekend at the Fraser Downs paddock....read on

Chuckas Resigns In Maryland

November 26, 2014:

It has been reported that Maryland Jockey Club President and CEO Tom Chuckas has resigned....read on

Tellitlikeitis Retired, To Stand Stud

November 26, 2014:

Stakes winning pacer Tellitlikeitis p,3,1:48.4 ($490,695), the betting favourite and runner-up in this year's Pepsi North America Cup, has been retired and will stand stud in 2015....read on

Commission To Combat ‘Gene Doping’

November 26, 2014:

It has been reported that a test to detect ‘gene doping’ in racehorses is close to being introduced....read on

Delaware Stallion Nominations Due

November 26, 2014:

Nominations are due to be postmarked by December 1, 2014 in the amount of $500 on any stallion to be eligible for the 2015 breeding season in Delaware....read on

Saratoga Cancels Wednesday Card

November 26, 2014:

Officials with Saratoga Casino and Raceway have announced that the track has cancelled its card of live harness racing scheduled for today (Wednesday, November 26)....read on

Spotlight On The Grand Circuit

November 26, 2014:

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

SC Launches Full Circle Program

November 26, 2014:

They race their hearts out for us and provide us with great experiences and wonderful moments both on and off the track. When their racing careers end, what happens? Many horses are fortunate enough to have a home for life with their owners. Not all are so lucky....read on

Henry Wins Half The Card

November 25, 2014:

Trips to London don’t happen as often as they once did for Trevor Henry, but one thing that happens with the same regularity is the number of trips he continues to make to the winner's circle at the half-mile oval....read on

Mini Upset For Egosnattitudes

November 25, 2014:

Overlooked Egosnattitudes captured the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund final for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters final Monday at Dover Downs....read on

Eight Heavyweights To TVG Pace

November 25, 2014:

Eight of harness racing’s top older pacing horses will wage war in the TVG Pace at The Meadowlands a mere seven days removed from a thoroughly entertaining Breeders Crown brawl....read on

Five Straight For Cowgirl Hall

November 25, 2014:

Cowgirl Hall proved once again that she currently has no peer among the Meadows’ trotting elite as she ripped off her fifth straight victory in Tuesday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap....read on

MacDonald’s Pre-Holiday Hijinx

November 25, 2014:

We’re not suggesting Canadian Mark MacDonald isn’t a fan of American Thanksgiving, but no one could blame the guy if he’d rather be working....read on

Donate Toys At The Meadowlands

November 25, 2014:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the track is proud to once again serve as an official Toys for Tots donation site....read on

Memorable Pat Quinn Photo Surfaces

November 25, 2014:

The hockey world is mourning the loss of coaching icon Pat Quinn, who passed away Sunday, November 23 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Many images of the big Irishman have surfaced since news of Quinn’s passing broke, but there is one that is of special interest to those that follow Standardbred racing....read on

Monticello Wednesday Card Cancelled

November 25, 2014:

Officials with Monticello Raceway have announced that due to an impending heavy snowstorm, the track has cancelled its program of live racing for Wednesday, November 26....read on

Maven To TVG, With New Owners

November 25, 2014:

Formidable trotting mare Maven will have new ownership when she starts in the $500,000 (U.S.) TVG final on Saturday at The Meadowlands....read on

Sears To Drive In France

November 25, 2014:

It has been announced that Brian Sears, who recorded his 9,000th career driving victory in late October, will be taking his driving prowess across the Atlantic Ocean....read on

‘Scratch & Win’ Promotion Set To Launch

November 25, 2014:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that it will launch an exciting new promotion across its province-wide Champions Off-Track Betting network on Monday (December 1)....read on

Hodgin Acquires President Position Again

November 25, 2014:

Sam Hodgin finds himself in a familiar spot after a recent election of the Saint John Harness Horsemen....read on

Maryland Stallion, Yearling Info

November 25, 2014:

In order for their foals to be eligible to the slots enhanced Maryland Sires Stakes, all stallions standing in Maryland for the 2015 breeding season must be registered with the Maryland Standardbred Race Fund by December 1, 2014....read on

Joe Crungale Passes

November 25, 2014:

Racing judge and commission official Joseph Crugnale, 62, of McMurray, formerly of Rochester, New York, passed away on Sunday, November 23....read on

Updated Stallion Info Required

November 25, 2014:

Standardbred Canada would like to remind stallion owners and lessees to submit their updated 2015 stallions for the online stallion directory....read on

John Hervey Awards Details

November 25, 2014:

The deadline for entries for the 2014 John Hervey Awards, which honour the best of harness racing journalism, is December 15....read on

Historic Track Receives $7,000 Donation

November 25, 2014:

At a recent meeting of the Auxiliary of Goshen Historic Track at Delancey’s Restaurant in the village, the auxiliary made a $7,000 donation to the members of the Historic Track’s Board of Directors who joined them for dinner that evening....read on

Do Me Honor Cops Preferred

November 25, 2014:

After having trailed by eight lengths at the half-mile pole, Do Me Honor took advantage of live cover to get into position, then brushed through the lane to capture Monday’s $15,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred Pace at the Meadows....read on

When Should 'Official' Be Official?

November 25, 2014:

"I question a system where 'official' race results are later overturned, because the judgment of Commissioners varies from the interpretation of on-site judges"........read on / continuer à lire

Heck Of A Hunch Play

November 25, 2014:

Hunch players beefed up their bank accounts Monday evening at Woodbine Racetrack thanks to a first-timer that rallied for a 6-1 upset in his first lifetime start....read on

Preferred Parade In London

November 25, 2014:

Speed was king in Monday’s trio of $7,000 Preferred events at The Raceway at Western Fair District....read on

Pompano Feature To Just A Bee

November 24, 2014:

Just A Bee, just a neck away from a 1:51 mark last week, stopped the teletimer in a lifetime best 1:50.3 Monday night in Pompano Park's Open Pace for Mares....read on

Penny Paratrooper Delivers At Dover

November 24, 2014:

Penny Paratrooper won the first of four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund two-year-old finals to highlight Monday’s program at Dover Downs....read on

McWicked Supplements To Progress

November 24, 2014:

A victory in Saturday’s Breeders Crown final for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings earned McWicked a whole bunch of money, and it also earned him some overtime....read on

Record Fall Speed Sale

November 24, 2014:

Officials with Blooded Horse Sales have said that the recently-concluded Fall Speed Sale was the strongest racehorse sale in the company’s 67-year history....read on

Barn Fire Claims More Than 30 Horses

November 24, 2014:

News of another fatal barn fire has hit the mainstream media. It has been reported that more than 30 horses lost their lives in the most recent occurrence....read on

Dover Downs In Fight For Its Life

November 24, 2014:

A report out of Delaware has stated that the future of Dover Downs could be grim. The article states that the operator of the racino has seen its stock price plummet and that the company is fighting for its life....read on

Surgery For Always B Miki

November 24, 2014:

A late scratch lame from the Breeders Crown Final in which he was favoured on Saturday night, three-year-old Always B Miki required surgery for a fractured pastern on Monday morning....read on

Mister Big To Ohio

November 24, 2014:

It has been announced that Mister Big, the richest Canadian-sired Standardbred of all time and a member of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, will stand stud at Abby Stables in Ohio starting with the upcoming 2015 breeding season....read on

Another Roadblock For Sports Wagering

November 24, 2014:

On Friday, November 21 In New Jersey, Federal District Court Judge Michael Shipp ruled that the State cannot partially lift a ban on sports wagering in New Jersey....read on

Commanding Lead For Barnsdale

November 24, 2014:

As with several Breeders Crown champions this past weekend, Garnet Barnsdale opened up a commanding lead in Leg 50 and 51 of HANA Harness’ Grand Circuit Shoot-Out Handicapping Contest thanks to his weekly net profit of $2,446.10....read on

Race Date Added At Charlottetown

November 24, 2014:

Officials with the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission have announced a make-up date at Red Shores’ Charlottetown Driving Park....read on

Open Pacing Mares To Battle

November 24, 2014:

Officials with Pompano Park have sent out a preview for the track’s 11-race live program for this evening (Monday, November 24) which features a $10,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace and a $7,500 guaranteed Pick-5 pool....read on

RRSP Deadline Reminder

November 24, 2014:

The Ontario Harness Horse Association has sent out a reminder which states that the deadline for contributing to the Ontario Standardbred Horsepeople’s Group RRSP is December 1....read on

Stephen Flanigen Jr. Passes

November 24, 2014:

Stephen A. Flanigen Jr., 75, longtime owner, trainer and driver in western New York, passed away on November 19 of natural causes....read on

Batavia Double Headers Approved

November 24, 2014:

It has been announced that the New York State Gaming Commission has approved two Saturday afternoon cards of racing....read on

Change To Monticello Draw Schedule

November 24, 2014:

It has been announced that Monticello Raceway’s draw schedule for this week has been altered....read on


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