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Steacy On His Grassroots Championship Fillies

October 23, 2008:

Trainer Mark Steacy will start three fillies on Friday night's $480,000 Grassroots Championship program at Flamboro Downs. He always expected one of the lasses to vie for the Grassroots title, but two have been pleasant late season surprises....read on

Primary Pace Divisions At Northlands

October 22, 2008:

Red Riverboat and Scotty Pooh prevailed with identical clockings in their respective $35,000 Primary Pace divisions at Northlands Park on Wednesday night, but used different strategies to get the job done....read on

Tweedle Dum Wins Open, Sustains Injury

October 22, 2008:

Former world and track record holder, Tweedle Dum, may have won Wednesday's $14,000 Open Trot at the Isle Pompano Park, but may also be done racing for the remainder of the year due to an injury when crossing the finish line....read on

Three Track Records In DSBF Finals

October 22, 2008:

Three track records were set or equaled Wednesday at Harrington Raceway as four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) events were held for two-year-olds....read on

Posts Drawn For Super Night At Pompano

October 22, 2008:

The Isle Pompano Park will host its richest night of racing for the 2008 season this Saturday, October 25 with nearly $500,000 in purses for the Super Night of Champions....read on

Lady Slipper Stakes Wrap Up Summerside Season

October 22, 2008:

Five divisions of the Lady Slipper Stakes for three-year-old fillies highlighted the final card of the season at Summerside Raceway on Wednesday night....read on

'The Beach' & Shadow Play Set For Showdown

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October 22, 2008:

World-record-holding pacers Somebeachsomewhere, who has won 17 of 18 career races and earned $2.5 million, and Shadow Play will start side by side in a field of six horses Saturday in the $650,000 Messenger Stakes at Yonkers Raceway in New York....read on

Tetrick Wins 'Whipless' Race

October 22, 2008:

There are no plans at the moment for additional whipless races at Indiana Downs, but Saturday's trial won by favorite Looselipssinkships was deemed a success by race secretary Scott Peine and several drivers that participated in the event....read on

Harness Owner Seeks Breeders’ Cup Title

October 22, 2008:

George Bonomo likes everything about Breeders’ Cup contender C.S. Silk, a two-year-old filly he owns with Bill Pacella and Fred Barbara, except the fact he cannot be as involved with the horse as he is in harness racing....read on

Encore Encore Eyes Encore In Valley Victory

October 22, 2008:

Encore Encore will look to follow up his Valley Victory elimination win with a victory in the $718,000 final on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Delay For Commission Des Institutions Meeting

October 22, 2008:

In late August, after three days worth of hearings to determine the nature and context of Attractions Hippiques' acquisition of Quebec racetracks, it was decided that Commission des institutions would present a report on the situation today, which has subsequently been cancelled....read on

NJ Racino Supporter In Influential Position

October 22, 2008:

Unless something has changed over the past six months, Jerold Zaro, New Jersey's recently-announced chief of economic growth under governor John Corzine, is a supporter of VLTs at racetracks in the st...read on

Quebec Horsemen Legally Warn SONACC

October 22, 2008:

Horseracing industry associations in Quebec have served the provincial government agency that oversees the sport with a legal warning to take action and enforce the contract it signed two years ago wh...read on

Meadowlands Re-Opens November 21

October 22, 2008:

The Meadowlands Holiday Harness Meet opens Friday, November 21 and continues through December 27....read on

Fall Extravaganza Supplements Due Friday

October 22, 2008:

Friday, October 24 is the last day for supplemental entries to the Fall Extravaganza Sale, which is to take place Saturday, November 1 at 10:00 a.m. at Flamboro Downs in Dundas, ON....read on

Antonacci Discusses Plans For Crazed

October 22, 2008:

Crazed's trainer Frank Antonacci will be qualifying the top three-year-old trotting colt tomorrow at Vernon Downs. The trainer has also discussed where the $896,416 earner will be going from there....read on

Goshen Track Revamped; 'Dewey' To Go Mile

October 22, 2008:

Goshen Historic Track in New York has announced that the renowned Charles E....read on

Siegels, Stoltzfus To Be Honoured

October 22, 2008:

Arlene and Jules Siegel of Fashion Farms, and veteran breeder Sam Stoltzfus are to be honoured at the second annual Celebration of Pennsylvania Harness Racing at Pocono Downs on Saturday, December 6....read on

Rideau Track Closure Next Week

October 22, 2008:

Horseman that use the facilities at Rideau Carleton Raceway are reminded of a track closure which will be occurring early next week....read on

McKinnon Breaks Maiden

October 22, 2008:

Charlottetown native Jonathan McKinnon got his first taste of victory Friday, October 17 at Summerside Raceway, as he notched his first-ever driving victory....read on

'Spam' Favoured In Freehold NJSS Final

October 22, 2008:

Spam Spade, who has notched victories this year in the New Jersey Sire Stakes and the Bluegrass Stakes, has been installed as the 2-1 morning line favourite in the $100,000 final of the Charles I....read on

Keystone Classic Splits Contested

October 22, 2008:

Mystery Chase put a little mystery in his chase Tuesday at the Meadows when he nailed Blueridge Western at the wire to capture a division of the $90,400 Keystone Classic for three-year-old colt and ge...read on

Upset Winners Take Georgian Preferreds

October 21, 2008:

Skedaddle Hanover and Fast Johnny each played spoiler in their respective Preferred assignments on Tuesday at Georgian Downs, which felt an icy blast from Mother Nature....read on

Dover Prepares For 40th Racing Season

October 21, 2008:

The $350,000 (est.) Progress Pace and all eight Matron Stakes highlight the opening weeks of Dover Downs' 40th season....read on

Post 6 for Somebeachsomewhere in Messenger

October 21, 2008:

World champion Somebeachsomewhere drew outside of his five rivals for Yonkers Raceway's $650,000 Messenger Stakes, scheduled for Saturday night....read on

Mike Horner Notches 2,000th Win

October 21, 2008:

The magic number was "one" for driver Mike Horner to join the 2,000-win club, and he hit the target in today's sixth race at Western Fair Raceway....read on

Gassiens Dominate Frisky Filly Series

October 21, 2008:

Round two of the The Frisky Fillies Pacing Series was contested at Kawartha Downs on Tuesday, and apparently you had to be part of the Gassien family if you wanted to win....read on

Photos From Ontario Regional Online

October 21, 2008:

Grand River Raceway has posted photos and video highlights from Monday's Ontario Regional Driving Championship, which saw Brad Forward edge Paul MacDonell by the slimmest of margins....read on

Minor A Major Savior For Magna?

October 21, 2008:

On Friday, October 17, 43-year-old entrepreneur Halsey Minor announced publicly via letter that he wants to purchase $268.2 million in loans that MI Developments Inc....read on

Coalition Formed To Attract Pan Am Events

October 21, 2008:

Ontario politicians have formed a rural-urban coalition to help secure the high-profile equestrian component of the 2015 Pan/Para Pan American Games. Organizers say the Games could generate $15 billion worth of economic activity overall for their host....read on

Webster Comments On Forest City Sale

October 21, 2008:

The Forest City Yearling Sale's Selected Yearling Sale took place this past Sunday....read on

Kawartha Classic Box Closing Tomorrow

October 21, 2008:

The final standings for the Kawartha Downs Classic Pacing Series have been determined heading into the $50,000 final, scheduled for Saturday October 25. To be eligible for the final, all horses must be declared on Wednesday, October 22 by 10:00 a.m....read on

OHHA Notice Of Meetings

October 21, 2008:

District 6 and 8 members of the Ontario Harness Horse Association are advised of meetings slated for next week....read on

Horse Racing Alberta Directors Announced

October 21, 2008:

Horse Racing Alberta has released a list of its Board of Directors on its website....read on

Three Winbak Stallions To Indiana

October 21, 2008:

Winbak Farm has announced that for the 2009 breeding season they will be moving three stallions to Hickory Ridge Farm, owned by Dr. Larry Smith, in Berne, Indiana....read on

Forward Wins Ontario Regional

October 20, 2008:

Brad Forward captured the Ontario Regional Driving Championship at Grand River Raceway thanks in part to a three-win performance in the eight-race challenge....read on

Henry Notches 3,000th Win

October 20, 2008:

A driving hat-trick at Western Fair Raceway on Monday was more than enough for driver Trevor Henry to punch his ticket to the 3,000-win club....read on

Dragonfest & Up Front Bethann In Classic

October 20, 2008:

Dragonfest worked out a comfortable opening half on the lead, then fended off the pocket-sitting Riven Hanover to capture a division of the $70,200 Keystone Classic for three-year-old pacing fillies Monday at The Meadows....read on

Bouchard Bags Six At Yonkers

October 20, 2008:

Stephane Bouchard had such a Yonkers Raceway hot hand Monday night, he crossed the wire first five times, but won six races....read on

Stage Set For Grassroots Finals

October 20, 2008:

A total of $480,000 is on the line at Flamboro Downs on Friday night, and 64 of the province's top trotters and pacers will be honing their skills all week in the hopes of earning a Grassroots Championship crown....read on

Mister Big Takes Quillen Memorial

October 20, 2008:

The richest field in track history took center stage Monday night at Harrington Raceway in the $317,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial as Joe Muscara's Mister Big earned his ninth consecutive win in 1:51.2....read on

Robinson's Troops Triple Up

October 20, 2008:

Trainer Bill Robinson sent three horses to Flamboro Downs on Monday, and all three of them found their way to the winner's circle....read on

Armbro Chronicle Repeats In Open Trot

October 20, 2008:

For the second consecutive week, Armbro Chronicle toppled the nation's top trotters in the $50,000 Open at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Favourites Defeated In Gold Elims

October 20, 2008:

The last Gold Series event of the season for the three-year-old pacing fillies got underway earlier tonight at Woodbine Racetrack, and many fillies were under the gun to make this one count in their quest to advance to this year's OSS Super Finals....read on

Enjoy The Caviar Still Undefeated

October 20, 2008:

Different driver, same horse and same end result....read on

Artimittateslife Primed For Lady Maud

October 20, 2008:

After dominating the New York Sires Stakes circuit, Artimittateslife is hoping to show off on bigger stages....read on

Gregory Returns To Batavia

October 20, 2008:

Western New York native Jeff Gregory gets his turn on Wednesday night to drive for charity and take a shot at the $10,000 winner-take-all prize in week seven of Batavia Downs' All-Star Drivers' challenge....read on

Oktoberfest Celebration At Woodbine

October 20, 2008:

Woodbine Entertainment Group officially rings in the start of the Woodbine Harness Meet with a fun-filled Oktoberfest celebration this Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

What Does It Take to Win $25,000?

October 20, 2008:

Blair Greenfield of Brantford, ON, a horse racing fan for 37 years, got off to a slow start in Saturday's Trot Canada National Handicapping Championship, but a strong finish assured him of the $25,000 grand prize....read on

NYSS Awards Doled Out

October 20, 2008:

The Agriculture & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund executive director Peter Goold today announced the Fund held its annual New York Sire Stakes Awards Banquet on Sunday, October 19, 2008 at the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame in Goshen, New York....read on


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