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'Image' Ignites Tote In Golden Girls

July 14, 2018:

Sent at odds of 31-1, Divas Image benefitted from quick fractions on the lead and catapulted from fourth over, sweeping by rivals to take the $189,750 Golden Girls going a mile and an eighth in 2:03.1. ...read on

Courtly Choice Charges In 'Pace'

July 14, 2018:

Sitting second over off a fast pace, Canadian-based and co-owned Courtly Choice edged wide into the stretch and surged past long shot and first-over challenger Dorsoduro Hanover to win the $701,830 Meadowlands Pace in 1:47.1....read on

Ariana G Jolts To Maturity Win

July 14, 2018:

Guardian Angel As stretched out odds-on favourite Ariana G trotting through the stretch to the first turn but the world-champion Jimmy Takter trainee trotted unfazed on the lead and coasted to a 2:05 win in the $405,850 Hambletonian Maturity going one-and-one-eighth miles....read on

Kissin In The Sand Sharp In Shalee

July 14, 2018:

Kissin In The Sand, besting Youaremycandygirl after parking the mile in the $300,000 James Lynch Memorial, topped the frosh champion again, this time going wire to wire in the $191,800 Mistletoe Shalee final, pacing the mile and an eighth in 2:04.1. ...read on

Six Pack Breaks World Record In Dancer

July 14, 2018:

Six Pack sat patiently off a swift pace and powered to the front in the stretch, trotting a stakes-, track- and world-record mile of 1:50 in the $181,000 second division of the Stanley Dancer Memorial. ...read on

'Plunge' Lunges To World Record In Miller

July 14, 2018:

Plunge Blue Chip pressed Manchego in the final half and stayed at her throat from the far turn to the wire, getting a narrow advantage on the 1-5 favourite at the wire to trot the fastest mile by a sophomore of 1:49.4 in the $128,500 second division of the Del Miller Memorial. ...read on

Hannelore Hanover Trots Track Record

July 14, 2018:

Hannelore Hanover wired her competition and remained undefeated in six starts this season, taking the second division of the Miss Versatility second preliminary in a track-record mile of 1:50.2. ...read on

Svrcek Charges In CKG Billings

July 14, 2018:

The CKG Billings Amateur Driving Series stopped at The Meadows on Saturday, July 14 with Tom Svrcek collecting his first driving victory of the season in the $10,000 event....read on

2018 Meadowlands Pace Card Overview

July 14, 2018:

The $701,830 Meadowlands Pace final headlined a smorgasbord of stakes affairs on the Saturday, July 14 program at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Alberta Diamond Double For Giesbrecht

July 14, 2018:

It's a good problem to have, but driver Phil Giesbrecht will have a decision to make for the Alberta Diamond Final after winning two of the three eliminations on Saturday (July 14) at Century Downs....read on

Classy Mare Makes Local Debut

July 14, 2018:

After defeating the best pacing mares in Canada earlier this year, Ms Mac N Cheese has moved east and will now test the waters at her connections' home track in Atlantic Canada....read on

Legion Day; Bring A Friend To Dresden

July 14, 2018:

Dresden Raceway is looking for another big day on Sunday (July 15) as they will be hosting both “Legion Day” and “Bring A Friend Day”....read on

Improving Stock Returns To 3R

July 14, 2018:

He was the two-year-old champion pacer in Quebec last year and Stock has now returned to defend his title at age three, competing in one of four divisions of the opening round of the Breeders Cup Series at Hippodrome 3R on Sunday (July 15)....read on

Registration Open For Chaplaincy Golf

July 14, 2018:

The 11th annual golf tournament for The Standardbred Race Track Chaplaincy of Canada will be held at Granite Ridge Golf Course on September 19....read on

High-Priced Rookies Impressive

July 14, 2018:

The Meadowlands Pace Day edition of Breakfast With The Babies was conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday (July 14) under perfect conditions, with no wind and temperatures of 80 °F, and a number of highly sought after 2017 yearlings turning heads with strong qualifying miles....read on

'Hard Rock' Series Noms Due Today

July 14, 2018:

Officials with Rideau Carleton Raceway would like to remind horsepeople that nominations for the Hard Rock Claiming Series are due today (Monday, July 16)....read on

Lady Shadow Continues To Win

July 14, 2018:

Lady Shadow brought her two-million-plus in lifetime earnings into Friday night’s Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino Hotel and left with the lioness' share of the purse....read on

SC Rewind: Old Woodbine, Early Years

July 14, 2018:

In this week's 'Rewind,' Robert Smith takes a rather nostalgic look back at a very important time in our sport's history. His piece recalls the 1954 opening of the Old Woodbine track in downtown Toronto and revives a few memories from the early years at that historic track....read on

Faces Of Racing: Roxanne Viau

July 14, 2018:

“I was the happiest little girl in town. My dad was in the horse business with dozens of racehorses and he had four children to take care of them. This is how I learned the real job of being a caretaker.”...read on

Looking For Zelda Sets Scioto Record

July 14, 2018:

Friday the 13th proved to be lucky for Looking For Zelda as she romped to a near six-length triumph in the first of two $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes for three-year-old trotting fillies on a perfect summer evening at Scioto Downs, timed in a new track record clocking of 1:54.1....read on

'Jackpot' Players Cash Big At Big M

July 14, 2018:

It was a night for the bettors at the Meadowlands on Friday (July 13), with big carryovers in the 50-cent Pick-5 and late 20-cent Jackpot Super High-Five, as well as a third straight 50-cent Pick-4 that saw big action....read on

Lets Wait And See Prevails In Preferred

July 14, 2018:

Lets Wait And See converted a perfect pocket trip into a Friday the 13th feature win, taking Grand River Raceway's $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace with Travis Henry catch-driving....read on

Vernon Feature Trot To Taco Tuesday

July 13, 2018:

Taco Tuesday and driver Leon Bailey won the $7,500 featured trot on Friday night (July 13) at Vernon Downs....read on

Hoosier High-5 Guaranteed At $20K

July 13, 2018:

With a carryover in excess of $5,000, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $20,000 guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool for Saturday, July 14....read on

Rookies Flood Mohawk; Witch Dali Again

July 13, 2018:

Woodbine Mohawk Park was flooded with two-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Friday evening (July 13) as 68 of the youngsters went postward in seven Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions....read on

Milky Way Rae Rockets From The Pocket

July 13, 2018:

Milky Way Rae, driven by Aaron Byron, won the $11,000 Fillies & Mares Open Handicap Pace featured at Tioga Downs on Friday (July 13)....read on

Newborn Sassy Triumphs In Mares Open

July 13, 2018:

Odds-on Newborn Sassy (Jordan Stratton, $3.80) was rebuffed early and rallied late Friday night (July 13), winning Yonkers Raceway’s non-superstitious $44,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace....read on

BZ Glide Prevails In Open Trot

July 13, 2018:

BZ Glide ($9) got the early jump on the field in Buffalo Raceway's $11,500 Open Trot on Friday night (July 13) and just kept right on rolling to post a solid three-quarter length victory over Barn Winner in 1:57.4....read on

Bettim Jackie Upsets Royaltywestho

July 13, 2018:

Three-year-old pacing filly Bettim Jackie handed divisional leader Royaltywestho her first taste of defeat this season in the Atlantic Sires Stakes on Friday evening (July 13) at Red Shores at Summerside Raceway....read on

Wilsons Elim Winners Dominate Foes

July 13, 2018:

Charlottes Style and Glenview Paisley dominated the elimination round of the Wilsons Home Heating Fillies & Mares Series on Friday night (July 13) at Truro Raceway, blasting to command and winning by a combined 15-1/4 lengths....read on

Takter Talks Retirement, Depression

July 13, 2018:

As any participant in harness racing knows, the sport is an emotional roller coaster full of thrilling highs and painful lows. What many people might not necessarily recognize is how that roller coaster affects everyone, even those at the top of the industry....read on

Campbell Discusses Positive Test

July 13, 2018:

Horseman Marc Campbell was as surprised as anyone when a horse he trains tested positive for a prescription medication administered to people that has resulted in a 14-day suspension....read on

Five For Tetrick Friday At Philly

July 13, 2018:

Recent form indicates that if driver Tim Tetrick wins a race at Harrah's Philadelphia, he's not done having his picture taken that day....read on

National Standardbred Horse Show Info

July 13, 2018:

The pre-registration deadline is nearing for the 24th annual National Standardbred Horse Show, to be held at the Horse Park of NJ in Allentown, N.J., with more than $11,000 in prize money....read on

Euchred Favoured In Governor’s Plate

July 13, 2018:

The top Invitational race in Atlantic Canadian harness racing goes to the gate this Saturday (July 14) at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway in the culmination of Governor’s Plate week....read on

Meadows Doubles Saturday Pick 5 Guarantee

July 13, 2018:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino has doubled the total-pool guarantee for its Saturday, July 14 Pick 5 wager to $10,000 as part of the United States Trotting Association's Strategic Wagering Initiative....read on

North American Harness Update Preview

July 13, 2018:

The schedule for 'the Internet’s favourite harness racing handicapping show' North American Harness Update (NAHU), is set for Friday, July 13....read on

Videos Introduce Newbies To Racing

July 13, 2018:

How difficult is it for a newcomer to sit behind a Standardbred, bathe a racehorse, or call an actual race?...read on

USTA Adds Fastest Beaten Times To Pedigrees

July 13, 2018:

The U.S. Trotting Association has announced that all of its edited pedigrees provided for sales catalogs will now include each horse’s fastest beaten time starting with the Tattersalls 2018 Summer Mixed Sale at the Meadowlands on Sunday (July 15)....read on

American Winner Passes

July 13, 2018:

American Winner, the 1993 Hambletonian champion and one of the breed's most influential sires, died Friday morning (July 13) at age 28 at owner Robert Key's Winning Key Farm in Pennsylvania....read on

Fillies Flaunt It Friday At Mohawk

July 13, 2018:

A pair of freshman fillies garnered the most attention with impressive performances during the Friday morning (July 13) qualifying session at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on

Two-Decade Wait For Second Chance

July 13, 2018:

Quebec racehorse owner Daniel Plouffe will get his second crack at the Meadowlands Pace on Saturday with the morning-line favourite....read on

Great Plans In The Works For National Caretaker Appreciation Day

July 13, 2018:

Racetracks and associations across the country are making final preparations for the inaugural edition of National Caretaker Appreciation Day events being held the weekend of July 20-22....read on

Egomania Now The Fastest Rookie Colt

July 13, 2018:

Egomania turned in a dominant performance to deliver as the heavy favourite and take home top honours in the featured event of the evening, the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes final for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings, on Thursday, July 12 at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino....read on

Copley Nabs Hat Trick At Rideau

July 12, 2018:

Another night of racing in the books at Rideau Carleton Raceway, and another multiple-win performance for conditioner Jamie Copley....read on

Malicious Colts Tops In Atlantic Stakes

July 12, 2018:

For decades Earl Smith has been a force to be reckoned with on the Atlantic Sires Stakes circuit and that trend continued Thursday evening at Red Shores at the Summerside Raceway as part of Governor’s Plate week racing....read on

Rookies Burn Rubber In Gold Tilts

July 12, 2018:

The freshman class of 2018 in the pacing colt and gelding division was front and centre at Woodbine Mohawk Park for Thursday evening’s first OSS Gold event of the season....read on

Pacing Fillies Impress At Vernon

July 12, 2018:

Vernon Downs featured three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies on Thursday evening, with all three divisions carrying a purse of $39,900....read on

Pennacchio Doubles In Amateur Event

July 12, 2018:

If the industry doesn't consider amateur racing an integral part of the current scene they just need to check the number of races being programmed at many racetracks, especially on the East Coast....read on

'Jared' And 'Drew' Shine At Plainridge

July 12, 2018:

There were two stars at Plainridge Park on Thursday; one was in front of the race bike and one was sitting in it....read on


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