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A Day Of Firsts At Dresden

July 15, 2018:

Brittany Kennedy has been around harness racing her whole life and on Sunday (July 15) she filed another notch in her racing career as she scored her first win as a driver....read on

'Team McNair' Opens NY Sires Stakes

July 15, 2018:

The Canadian father-son team of trainer Gregg McNair and driver Doug McNair opened Sunday's New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) action at Tioga Downs with a victory courtesy of two-year-old pacing filly Prescient Beauty....read on

Buff Trots By Favourite In Saratoga Open

July 15, 2018:

Buff recorded his first Open Trot score of the season at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Sunday afternoon (July 15) as the Jackie Greene trainee out-trotted the favourite home in the final eighth of a mile....read on

Alberta Marksman Elims Complete

July 15, 2018:

Freedoms Rescue ($15.60) was fastest of 19 three-year-old pacing colts and geldings to face the starter in Sunday afternoon's (July 15) Alberta Marksman eliminations at Century Downs, pouncing from the pocket to upend odds-on favourite Custards Laststand in 1:54.3....read on

More The Better N Wins U.S. Debut

July 15, 2018:

More The Better N, having to come from eighth at the half in a third-over flow, was just along to take his United States debut, a $30,000 Great Northeast Series open pace, in 1:49.1 on Sunday afternoon (July 15) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Hudson Phil Lowers 3R Track Record

July 15, 2018:

With sunny skies and warm temperatures, the conditions were perfect for a track record to be set at Hippodrome 3R on Sunday (July 15) and Hudson Phil made it happen....read on

Sharpes Second Round At Clinton

July 15, 2018:

Grand Bay and Godro Machine held firm on the lead in their respective $5,000 second-round events in the Sharpes Feed Series for pacing fillies and mares on Sunday afternoon (July 15) at Clinton Raceway....read on

Such An Angel Best At Yonkers

July 15, 2018:

Such An Angel (Brian Sears, $14.60) did it quite well Sunday afternoon (July 15), winning Yonkers Raceway’s featured $54,800 Open Handicap Trot....read on

Intended Royalty Reigns At Inverness

July 15, 2018:

After narrowly holding sway for a pillar-to-post win over the strong Doubleshotascotch in last week's top pace, Randy and Edward Copley's Intended Royalty ($3.20) made much easier work of his rivals in Sunday afternoon's (July 15) $1,150 winners-over pacing feature at Inverness Raceway....read on

Running Aces Increases Pick 4 Guarantee

July 15, 2018:

Running Aces has increased their Sunday Late Pick 4 guarantee to $10,000, starting tonight (July 15)....read on

Hurricane Beach Leads Mixed Sale

July 15, 2018:

Of 130 horses to pass through the ring at the Tattersalls 2018 Summer Mixed Sale on Sunday afternoon (July 15) at The Meadowlands, Hurricane Beach and TJ Blast attracted bids of over $100,000 on an afternoon which saw total sales exceed $3.1 million....read on

Starznheaven Scores Sixth Straight

July 15, 2018:

Starznheaven, Saratoga Casino Hotel’s Two-Year-Old Pacer of the Year in 2014, still enjoys success at the Spa, having blossomed into a formidable Open pacer. After moving to the Jim Nickerson stable last month, the six-year-old son of Rock N Roll Heaven has simply become a monster....read on

Gentleman Jim's Wager

July 15, 2018:

New Brunswick-born Jim Doherty quietly defined excellence over a training and driving career spanning six decades. His earliest victories in the Maritimes were instrumental in establishing his Hall of Fame career, but it was the gamble that he took when relocating to the U.S. that pushed him over the top....read on

Continual Hanover Takes Mohawk Feature

July 15, 2018:

Riding cover behind a fast pace set by Nirvana Seelster, Continual Hanover kicked by rivals to take the $30,000 featured pace at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday, July 14 in 1:49.2....read on

Richardson Holds Hot Hands At Hanover

July 15, 2018:

Driver Bruce Richardson collected a grand slam on the Saturday, July 14 program at Hanover Raceway which included a victory in the $12,400 Sharpes Feed Series Pace Final with Ferrarifever in 1:59.1....read on

Hickfromfrenchlick Takes Sheppard Pace

July 15, 2018:

Hickfromfrenchlick emerged an open-length winner in the $100,000 Lawrence B. Sheppard Pace Saturday, July 14....read on

Teddys Littleangel Tops Grassroots

July 15, 2018:

Georgian Downs kicked off its 2018 Ontario Sires Stakes season with three $18,450 Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old trotting fillies on Saturday, July 14....read on

Round Three Of OHSS Goes At Scioto

July 15, 2018:

A trio of $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes (OHSS) divisions were contested Saturday, July 14 at Scioto Downs in the third of four rounds for Ohio-bred three-year-old pacing fillies....read on

Whittemore Wins Seven At Vernon

July 15, 2018:

Driver Jimmy Whittemore won seven races at Vernon Downs on Saturday, July 14 including the $6,000 featured pace....read on

Swandre The Giant Wins ISS Final

July 15, 2018:

After an impressive victory in his elimination last week, Swandre The Giant continued his winning ways in the featured event of the evening, the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Final for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, July 14....read on

Frosh Colts Contest In PASS

July 15, 2018:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono hosted five divisions of the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes opening preliminary for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Saturday, July 14, with the first four divisions going on a fast track and the last on an off going....read on

Tioga Cancels Midway Through Card

July 15, 2018:

Tioga Downs cancelled the Saturday, July 14 race card after five races due to inclement weather....read on

Classic American N In Buffalo Feature

July 15, 2018:

Classic American N rebounded off a narrow loss in the feature last week to win the $11,500 Open Pace Saturday, July 14 at Buffalo Raceway by pinning a head loss on the hard-charging Western Conquest in 1:56.0....read on

Windsong Leo Large At Meadows

July 15, 2018:

In his first start at The Meadows, Windsong Leo extended his winning streak to four with an on the front 1:50.3 victory in the $18,000 Preferred Handicap Pace Saturday, July 14....read on

'Czar' Soars In Governor's Plate

July 15, 2018:

Veteran-driver Kenny Arsenault worked a perfect trip for Czar Seelster in the $25,000 Governor’s Plate Final, winning in 1:53.2 on Saturday, July 14 at Summerside Raceway....read on

Mcwicked Swift In Haughton

July 14, 2018:

Mcwicked, placed second over, stormed home in the stretch and outsprinted Filibuster Hanover to take the $471,100 William Haughton Memorial going a mile and an eighth in 2:02.2. ...read on

'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


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